Archive for October 5th, 2010

Jaime DeLeon

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Sept. 23, 2010
Jaime DeLeon, 65, of Waianae, a social worker, U.S. military counselor and Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Leticia; son Orlando; daughters Luz Boden, Lisa Myers and Helen Parish; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles Masami Doi

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Sept. 27, 2010
Charles Masami Doi, 76, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired Naalehu Elementary School teacher, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife May, son Glenn, brother Mansfield, sister Helen Honnaka and a grandchild. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Yoshio Furukawa

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Sept. 18, 2010
James Yoshio Furukawa, 80, of Aiea, a retired Associated Steel ironworker, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy C.; daughters Diane Okawa and Dale Oneal-Furukawa; sisters Mary Kono, Nancy Sellers, Sally Cason and Mildred Pope; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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ANNETTE YOSHIE OMONAKA HALMOSSY

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

ANNETTE YOSHIE OMONAKA HALMOSSY

Age 70, of Aiea, passed away September 19, 2010 in Honolulu. Born March 2, 1940 in Hakalau, Hawaii. Retired from the Advertiser as a Dispatch Driver.

She is survived by brothers, Akira (Yuriko) Omonaka, Thomas (Marcella) Omonaka, Rupert (Lillian) Omonaka, Stanley (Susan) Omonaka; sisters, Setsuko (Keida) Fukushima, Kikuyo (Earl) Sueyoshi.

Private services were held. No Koden Please. Donations may be made to Hospice Hawaii or the American Cancer Society.

Annette Yoshie Omonaka Halmossy

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Sept. 19, 2010
Annette Yoshie Omonaka Halmossy, 70, of Aiea, a retired Honolulu Advertiser dispatch driver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Akira, Thomas, Rupert and Stanley Omonaka; and sisters Setsuko Fukushima and Kikuyo Sueyoshi. Private services. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or American Cancer Society.

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Pauline Miyuki Hanzawa

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Sept. 19, 2010
Pauline Miyuki Hanzawa, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired computer programmer at Fort Shafter, died at home. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sister Michiko Fukuda. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Henry Eiji Henna

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Sept. 28, 2010
Henry Eiji Henna, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter for Nordic Construction Co. and the Kamehameha Schools, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Lucille Y., sons Darren Y. and Harlan Y., brother Tom E., sisters Martha M. Lee and Bernice S. Salvador, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Roy Nobuo Horita

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Sept. 21, 2010
Roy Nobuo Horita, 82, of Honolulu, a former drapery shop owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Gilbert M. and sisters Elaine A. Sugiyama and Ruth M. Horita. Private services.

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JOSEPH “JOE” LIWAI, III

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

JOSEPH “JOE” LIWAI, III

Age 51, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away September 11, 2010 in Waipahu. Born April 26, 1959 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He retired as a Sergeant First Class for the U.S. Army, also raised in Hilo, graduated from Pahoa High School.

He is survived by daughter, Kayla L. Liwai; sons, Joelin D. Liwai, Jacob M. Liwai, Joshua K. Liwai; step-son, Mack-Neil Ramos of TX; mother, Dolores M. Liwai of Hilo; former wife, Jenny Ramos-Liwai; sisters, Melissa (George “Keoki”) Liwai-Halas, Lori (Darin) Kong of Hilo; brothers, Randy (Sharon) Liwai of Hilo, Dwayne Liwai of Hilo; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Friday (October 8) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Flowers Welcome.

Joseph Liwai III

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Sept. 11, 2010
Joseph “Joe” Liwai III, 51, of Waipahu, a retired Army sergeant first class, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joelin D., Jacob M. and Joshua K.; daughter Kayla L.; stepson Mack-Neil Ramos; mother Dolores M.; former wife Jenny Ramos-Liwai; brothers Randy and Dwayne; and sisters Melissa Liwai-Halas and Lori Kong. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Teruko Kataoka

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Sept. 8, 2010
Teruko Kataoka, 83, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by husband Kinji P., sons Kenny and Danny, daughter Katherine Kramer, brother Minoru Hironaga, sister Kazuko Hironaga and nine grandchildren. Private services and burial at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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THELMA “MAMAT” AQUINO KAYA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

THELMA “MAMA T” AQUINO KAYA

Age 57, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away September 5, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born August 1, 1953 in Barrio Mabini, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines.

She is survived by husband, Edmund I. Kaya; sons, Doug Kaya of Las Vegas, David (Jennifer) Kaya, John (Myra) Kaya; 5 grandchildren; mother, Felicidad Lia; sisters, Janet Gonzales of Sacramento, CA, Jerilyn Aquino, Yvonne La Fuente (Alfred Hoyle), Fely Baldonado (Renie Manzano).

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (October 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Inurnment 10:30 a.m. Tues. (October 12) at Mililani Memorial Park Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Thelma Aquino Kaya

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Sept. 5, 2010
Thelma Aquino “Mama T” Kaya, 57, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Edmund I.; sons Doug, David and John; mother Felicidad Lia; sisters Janet Gonzales, Jerilyn Aquino, Yvonne La Fuente and Fely Baldonado; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. next Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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William Shun Kaya

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Sept. 16, 2010
William Shun Kaya, infant son of Kevin S. and Maki of Kahului, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the medical center. He is also survived by grandparents George and Pearl Kaya, and Masahiro and Noriko Horikawa. Private services.

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Fred Eugene King

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Sept. 16, 2010
Fred Eugene King, 88, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Gas Co. pressure control supervisor, died in Hilo. He was born in Washington, Ind. He is survived by sons Charles, Michael, Kelly, Patrick and Fred; daughter Judy Woods; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at Elks Club, 2933 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

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Edward Eikichi Kobashigawa

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Sept. 19, 2010
Edward Eikichi Kobashigawa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Ronald, daughter Sharon Verania, sisters Beatrice Tokuhama and Evelyn Siu, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sally Lorenzo

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Sept. 7, 2010
Sally Lorenzo, 65, of Hilo, a Realtor, bilingual teacher for English as a second language and a school home assistant, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She also was a Wackenhut security guard at Hilo Airport. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by son Howard Suguitan, daughter Janet Suguitan and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Ellen W. Matson

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Sept. 25, 2010
Ellen W. Matson, 88, of Kapaa, Kauai, a King County clerk in Seattle, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by son James and a grandchild. Private services.

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Jane Asayo Nakayama

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Sept. 25, 2010
Jane Asayo Nakayama, 103, of Aiea, a self-employed beautician, died. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by sisters Yukie Hayashi and Sachiko Toyofuku. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Aiea Hongwanji Mission, 99-186 Puakala St. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Wesley Nettnin

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Sept. 16, 2010
Robert Wesley Nettnin, 82, of Kailua-Kona, an electrical engineer, died. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Janet; daughters Kathy Nettnin, Robyn Kerkhoff and Laura Kieras; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital, Honolulu.

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Shigeo Ogawa

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Sept. 22, 2010
Shigeo Ogawa, 97, of Wailuku, a retired Alexander & Baldwin Co. construction materials salesman, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by son Kenneth, daughters Susan and Lynne, brothers Edward and Jerry, and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Hatsue Okamoto

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Sept. 10, 2010
Hatsue Okamoto, 86, of Vancouver, Wash., formerly of Everett, Wash., Kula, Maui, and Lanai City, a retired nurse, died in Vancouver. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Keith, Craig and Alvin; daughters Lynne Akiyama and Cheryl Neal; brother Richard Kuwada; sister Nobue Ching; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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FRANKLIN J. PRUSE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

FRANKLIN J. PRUSE

Age 64, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away September 10, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born February 24, 1946 in Aiea, Hawaii. He graduated from Campbell High School; also worked at Rolloff as a driver. He also loved to fish, raise pigeons and also ride his motorbike with friends.

He is survived by wife of 41 years, Alice M. Pruse; daughter, Glenda (Mark) Kapaona; son, John (Shierly) Pruse; sister, Tina (Dean) Gomes; grandchildren, Blade, Franklin, Jacob, & Jazzmine; nephew, Dean Gomes; pet dog, Friskey.

Visitation 5-9 p.m. Friday (October 8) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service & Eulogy 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

Donald Albert Radcliffe

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Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, LLC

DONALD ALBERT RADCLIFFE

Beloved husband and father, passed away on September 20th 2010 in Mililani Hawaii at age 63. Born June 4th 1947 in Chicago Illinois, he served in the Marine Corps and was the former District Director of the US Immigration and Naturalization Service of Hawaii.

He was very dedicated to his family, had a great sense of humor and lived life to the fullest. He will forever be in our hearts.

Donald is survived by his wife of 31 years, Edith; son Brett (Rie); mother Helen; and brother Nelson (Kathy).

Celebration of Life will be held at O’Tooles Irish Pub from 4-6pm on Friday October 8th. Visitation from 1-3pm, Service to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary on Sunday October 10th. Casual attire and no flowers please.

Robert Shoji Sakai

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Sept. 22, 2010
Robert Shoji Sakai, 82, of Honolulu, a retired city Department of Housing and Community Development senior construction inspector and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. He is survived by wife Elsie K.; son Patrick K.; daughters Lorna Loui, Penny Nakamura and Audrey Higa; stepsons Michael, Jon and Alden Iha; stepdaughter Michelle Iha; brothers Howard, James, Clarence and Wilfred Shigeta; sister Barbara Sato; five grandchildren; and four stepgrandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Paul Kini Ah Gip Seto-Mook

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Sept. 25, 2010
Paul Kini Ah Gip “Anipo” Seto-Mook, 89, of Waimanalo, a retired Kaiser Permanente heavy equipment operator, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Violet L.K. Mook; sons Rodney, Louis, Gilbert, Jonathan, Raymond, Gaylord, Robbie and Fat Boy Mook, Richard Seto-Mook, Edward Kunewa Mook, and Nathan and Nilo Tisalona; daughters Lydia Akamine, Wanda Mook, Debra Silva, Mary Auwae, Kailalee Akau, Elizabeth Kaolulo and Paulette Tisalona; 54 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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EMORY ALLEN SOUZA

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EMORY ALLEN SOUZA

June 1, 1939 – September 30, 2010

Emory A. Souza, a 20 year resident of Nanawale, Jack of “ALL” trades, former employee of OTIS and a veteran of the United States Naval Reserves, died in Hilo, Hawaii. He was born in Honolulu HI, and was an outstanding track star at Farrington High School in 1958.

Survided by: Stanley David Souza, Berverly Ruth Souza Mattos, Gary Anthony Souza. Son and Daughters: Jeffrey Souza, Darlene Souza Olayan, Sarina Souza Balderrama, Lisa Souza. Grandchildren: Crystal Souza Pagano, Jasi Olayan, Janel Souza, Jovan Olayan, Fabian Balderrama, Andre Cieskowski, Lokahi Olayan, Chase Balderrama, Brandon Balderrama. Great Grandchildren: Kamalii Olayan, Blaze Olayan, Riley Ann Olayan, Stephen Pagano, Dominic Pagano, Chazz Pagano, Bella Pagano, Aurelia Pagano, Hayden Miguel Balderrama.

Services will be held on Saturday October 09, 2010, at SACRED HEART CHURCH 15 – 3006 GOVERNMENT MAIN ROAD PAHOA, HI 96778. VIEWING: 8:30
Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:00 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. Luncheon and slide presentation to follow at church.

CHRISTINA “CHRIS” RODRIGUES TAGUADO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

CHRISTINA “CHRIS” RODRIGUES TAGUADO

Age 77, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away September 12, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born January 4, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by daughters, Audrey (Robin) Secio, Anita (Paulo) Peterson, Janet Hauanio; son, William Taguado; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brother, Abraham Rodrigues; sisters, Salome Rosa, Martha Waller.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (October 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual/ Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Christina Rodrigues Taguado

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Sept. 12, 2010
Christina Rodrigues “Chris” Taguado, 77, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son William; daughters Audrey Secio, Anita Peterson and Janet Hauanio; brother Abraham Rodrigues; sisters Salome Rosa and Martha Waller; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lupeomatasila Lafaele Taupo Visesio

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Sept. 29, 2010
Lupeomatasila Lafaele Taupo Visesio, 44, of Honolulu, a carpenter for Hawaii Carpenters Union 745, died. He was born in Samoa. He is survived by wife Amituana’i Christina A. Williams-Visesio; son France; daughter Sama’ilauano Williams- Visesio; hanai son Uili A. Williams; hanai daughters Sauimalae, Me Visesio and Tapusalaia A. Williams; father Visesio A. Taupo-Maliu; mother Fua Me T. Visesio; brothers Lui, Sani, Falani, the Rev. Setu, Elia, Lyno, Junior, Benjamin and Albert; sisters Lilia and Perenise; hanai brothers Bragg, Chris and Steven; hanai sisters Francine and Lo’i; and hanai parents Sapule and Iacinta Faga, Sape Kamilo Sio and Leilua Taupo. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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