Archive for September 27th, 2010

RUTH YUKIKO ARAKAKI

Posted On September 27th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

RUTH YUKIKO ARAKAKI

Age 88, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away August 8, 2010 in Honolulu. Born November 23, 1921 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by son, Roy T. Arakaki; daughters, Sharlene S. (Wayne) Nomura, Ann E. Arakaki; brother, Morris Ishihara; sisters, Harriet Amuro, Betty Uyehara; grandson, Travis P. Nomura.

Services were held.

Ruth Yukiko Arakaki

Posted On September 27th, 2010 -

Aug. 8, 2010
Ruth Yukiko Arakaki, 88, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roy T., daughters Sharlene S. Nomura and Ann E. Arakaki, brother Morris Ishihara, sisters Harriet Amuro and Betty Uyehara, and a grandchild. Services held.

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Mary Elliott Bowes

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Sept. 16, 2010
Mary Elliott Bowes, 94, of Waimanalo, a retired administrative assistant to Bishop James J. Sweeney of the Roman Catholic Diocese and at the Bellflower School District in California, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Passaic, N.J. She is survived by sons William E. and John R., four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Iluminada “Luming” “Ruby” Madamba Carino

Posted On September 27th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

Iluminada “Luming” “Ruby” Madamba Carino

Age 84, of Aiea, passed away September 7, 2010 at Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. Born November 12, 1925 in Bacarra, Philippines. Teacher of Ballroom Dancing, Member of Aloha International Club and United Laoaguenios Association.

She is survived by sons, Charito “Chuck” Sales of California, Emerson Sales, Andres (Leilani) CariÃ’o, Jr., Terence (Leilani) CariÃ’o; daughters, Elizabeth “Nena” (Terrence) Sales-Lee of California, Norma (Efren) Torda, Audrey (Rey) Pagala; brothers, Felix Madamba, Manuel (Joyce) Madamba; sister, Josephine Caalim; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 30) at Mililani Mortuary-Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday (Oct. 1) at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Iluminada Madamba Carino

Posted On September 27th, 2010 -

Sept. 7, 2010
Iluminada Madamba Carino, also known as “Luming” and “Ruby,” 84, of Aiea, a ballroom-dancing teacher, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Philippines. She is survived by sons Charito “Chuck” and Emerson Sales, and Andres Jr. and Terence; daughters Elizabeth “Nena” Sales-Lee, Norma Torda and Audrey Pagala; brothers Felix and Manuel Madamba; sister Josephine Caalim; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Updated information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Jon David Danner

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Sept. 4, 2010
Jon David Danner, 54, of Honolulu, a retired state park caretaker, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Deborah, son Jeremy and mother Gladys. Private services.

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AVEMAOE T. FILOIALII

Posted On September 27th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

AVEMAOE
T. FILOIALII

Age 66, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away September 10, 2010 in Pearl City. Born April 3, 1944 in Faleasao, American Samoa. Avemaoe was a member of the Light of Life Church.

She is survived by husband, Talalotu Filoialii; sons, Uele Leaai, Tony Leaai, Casey (Perise) Fuamaila; daughters, Salamasina (Sherwood) Stevens, Tofu (Atonio) Augafa, Kaiser (Hanalei) Kekoa, Avemaoe Peters; brothers, Misitupa (Loto) Fuamaila, Elisaia (Alvarena) Vaitogi, Siafuafu (Omeka) Vaitogi, Tineimalo (Naomi) Vaitogi, Tuivalelouola (Fatima) Vaitogi, Olive (Susan) Vaitogi; sisters, Manualii Vaitogi, Saono Vaitogi; 18 grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (Oct. 1) at First Samoan Full Gospel Pentacostal Church, Inc. (3814 Salt Lake Blvd) Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park.

Harold Hideyoshi Fukamizu

Posted On September 27th, 2010 -

Sept. 21, 2010
Harold Hideyoshi Fukamizu, 70, of Hilo, a real estate investor, Roberts Tours tour guide and Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Alan, daughter Kelli Martin, brother Ken and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Urn committal services to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Diabetes Association. Updated service information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Betty L. Gordon

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Sept. 24, 2010
Betty L. Gordon, 83, of Sun City West, Ariz., formerly of Kailua, a retired bookkeeper, died in Arizona. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by sons Mike and David, daughter Beth Hayes and seven grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

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Beatrice Fujiye Hosokawa

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Sept. 9, 2010
Beatrice Fujiye Hosokawa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii key puncher, died. She is survived by daughters Gail Awakuni and Ann Shirai; brothers Douglas, Harry, George and Richard Takahashi; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Susie Shizuko Ishikawa

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Sept. 16, 2010
Susie Shizuko Ishikawa, 83, of Kaneohe, a state registered psychiatric nurse, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by husband Walter S.; sons Rex S., Cyrus S. and John S.; daughter Fay S. Van Buskirk; brother Randy Higa; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Fred Seiyei Koki

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Sept. 7, 2010
Fred Seiyei Koki, 89, of Kaneohe, a limousine service owner, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane; son Bryon; daughters Joanne Tibbils and Diane and Arleen Koki; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Betty Malugani

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Sept. 17, 2010
Betty Malugani, 60, of Honolulu, a CK Lounge bar manager, died. She was born in Pyeong Taek City, South Korea. She is survived by numerous brothers and sisters. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Yukino Matsumoto

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Sept. 12, 2010
Yukino Matsumoto, 95, of Wailuku, a retired Alexander & Baldwin office secretary and homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by son Michael and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Ethel Kushima Matsuo

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Sept. 3, 2010
Ethel Kushima “Nanna” Matsuo, 77, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Honouliuli. She is survived by husband Henry, daughters Lynne Chang and Mae Braceros, sisters Mildred Yasui and Lilian Nagaji, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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KAZUO MIZUSAWA

Posted On September 27th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

KAZUO MIZUSAWA

Age 88, of Haleiwa, Hawaii, passed away September 19, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born August 22, 1922 in Waialua, Hawaii. A retired mechanic supervisor for Department of Transportation.

He is survived by wife, Kimiko Mizusawa; sons, Wayne Mizusawa, Galen (Lynn) Mizusawa, Warren (Sheila) Mizusawa of Las Vegas, Nevada, Leigh (Sandy) Mizusawa of Hilo, HI; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 1 great-greatgrandchild; nieces & nephews.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (September 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Dolores M. Oishi

Posted On September 27th, 2010 -

Sept. 10, 2010
Dolores M. Oishi, 81, of Waimanalo, a retired secretary and bookkeeper, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edwin R. and Roy Ishii, and Russell and Roderick Oishi; daughters Arlene Perreira, Charon Kobashigawa and Carol Gascon; sister Audrey Elliott; 19 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Yoshito Okazaki

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Aug. 19, 2010
Yoshito Okazaki, 84, of Honolulu, formerly of Waimea, Kauai, a retired Olokele Sugar Mill superintendent, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. He is survived by sons Bryan and Wesley, daughter Valerie Ozaki, brother Mitsuo, sister Rachel S. Sakumoto and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Jerry Hogus Rego

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Aug. 24, 2010
Jerry Hogus Rego, 75, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired construction laborer, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jerry, William, Louis, Lindsey and Shane; daughters Lena M. Rego and Christie Lokotui; brother Melvin; sisters Luise Eckhart, Enide Keone, Gladys Doane, Saide Telles, Leilani Naone and Hedy Rego; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at 13-A Kamanawa St., Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Kameko Sakima

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Sept. 11, 2010
Kameko “Kay” Sakima, 77, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Kaoru “Joe”; sons Owen S. and Phillip N.; daughter Valerie N. DeDera; brothers Yoshikazu, Tamotsu and Isawo Isa; sisters Kiyoko Imada and Toyoko Miyasato; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. No flowers.

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Florence Shizuyo Shimono

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Sept. 11, 2010
Florence Shizuyo Shimono, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Dairymen’s secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alan, daughters Gwendolyn Shimono and Karen Ogawa, brother Koichi Masaki, sister Pauline Masaki and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Sumie Inouye Shiroma

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Aug. 21, 2010
Sumie Inouye “Sue” Shiroma, 87, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Paul T. and Timothy T., daughters Christine S. Morita and Maxine S. Halcomb, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Yoshimi Takahara

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Sept. 12, 2010
Yoshimi Takahara, 90, of Waipahu died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Agnes Nakasu. Private services.

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Gail Shigeko Takata

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Sept. 10, 2010
Gail Shigeko “Grandma Gail” Takata, 65, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughters Lisa Valmoja, Lori Leong, Lei Doquisa and Stacy Araki; brothers Joe, Calvin and Alvin; sisters Terry Yoneda and Roberta Stewart; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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HILDEGARD “ELFIE” TAMASHIRO

Posted On September 27th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

HILDEGARD “ELFIE” TAMASHIRO

Age 82, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away September 20, 2010 in Aiea. Born March 4, 1928 in Elbing, Germany.

She is survived by husband, Charlie Tamashiro; son, Michael (Kathy) Tamashiro of Camarillo, CA; daughters, Barbara (Ron) Kahapea, Diana (Kaiser) Piilani; grandson, Kevin Tamashiro; sister, Gerda Bruxmeier of Bremerhaven, Germany.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (September 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire.

Larry Takeshi Taone

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Sept. 6, 2010
Larry Takeshi Taone, 67, of Honolulu, a government lead computer operator and Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Harriet T. Tamashima. Private services.

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Mariko Tashiro

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Sept. 16, 2010
Mariko Tashiro, 78, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Takasaki, Japan. She is survived by husband Albert K., son Stanford, brother Isao Kanai and a grandchild. Private services.

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Amy M. Yasuda

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Sept. 7, 2010
Amy M. Yasuda, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaimuki. She is survived by son Carl, daughters Annette K. Isa and Kay Yasuda, brother Thomas Nakao, sisters Helen Gota and Lily Morisato, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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