Archive for October 8th, 2010

MICHIE ARAKI

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ARAKI, MICHIE

(84) passed away on September 27, 2010 in West Covina. She is survived by her children, James (Janet) Araki of Honolulu, HI, Wendy (Larry) Okazaki, and Wendell (Martha) Araki; grandchildren, Ian, Noa, Aya Araki, Jennifer (Eric Oguma) and Tracy Okazaki, and Jamie Araki; great grand son, Ayden

Oguma; sister, Ethel Kobata of Hilo, HI; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A private graveside service was held on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at Rose Hills Memorial Park with Rev. Mario Kawakami from Seicho-No-Ie officiating. (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com

Marguerite Beaumont

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Sept. 22, 2010
Marguerite Beaumont, 83, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Arthur, sons Renfred and Richard, brothers William and Wilfred Halm, sister Evelyn Shay, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Edward J. Beeh

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Oct. 2, 2010
Edward J. Beeh, 72, of Honolulu, a retired produce clerk and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by son Mark; daughter Heather; brothers Richard H., Michael D., Gene A. and Timothy D.; sister Penny A. Strojnyk; and two grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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Sarah Cantu Cadena

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Sept. 29, 2010
Sarah Cantu Cadena, 80, of Lihue, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Mexico. She is survived by daughter Yolanda “Lani” Lugo, a grandchild, two great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes will be held in Arizona.

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Arthur Hoy Sun K. Chang

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Oct. 3, 2010
Arthur Hoy Sun K. Chang, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Mamo Fortna, stepbrother Henry Amanal and stepsister Ethel Akana. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at the Holy Family Church. Services: 11:30 p.m. Committal: 2 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Chak Yung Cheung

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Oct. 3, 2010
Chak Yung Cheung, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Tai Hing Co. employee, died at home. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Shuen L.L.; son Rex; daughters Mee Yin Chow, Take Yin Au, Siu Yin Cheung, Noel Steele, Cindy Imai and Lana Kadooka; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Buddhist services. Cremation to follow.

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Amy K. Derasin

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Sept. 29, 2010
Army K. Derasin, 78, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers William, Clarence and Albert Derasin and James Kawaihae; and sisters Dolores “Dolly” Pacheco, Virginia Ortiz, Sweed “Lani” Derasin and Janis Quigao. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Alae Cemetery, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Bruce Cleveland Dinman

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Oct. 4, 2010
Bruce Cleveland Dinman, 58, of Kailua, an attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Kathleen; daughters Heather and Neezcha Dinman and Tara Anzai; and brother Gary. Celebration of life and memorial: 4 p.m. Monday at Kailua Beach Park. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome. Donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Hawaii.

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Mary Gertrude Forde

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Sept. 24, 2010
Mary Gertrude Forde, 86, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Carlsbad, Calif., died at Kina’ole Estate, Kaneohe. She is survived by daughters Candace L. Charlet, Lt. Col. Mary L. Forde and Bridget E. Ferrer; brother Joseph Pince; sister Joyce Ederer; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 6 p.m. today at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Additional celebration will be held Oct. 22 on the mainland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Service Organizations.

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Yong Hui Fujioka

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Oct. 2, 2010
Yong Hui Fujioka, 61, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Korea. She is survived by sons Rich Kim and William Fujioka, mother Im Dar Lee and a grandchild. Memorial services: 9 a.m. tomorrow in Waikiki in front of the Duke Kahanamoku statue. Casual attire. Donations may be made to www.commongrace.org.

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Jean S. Hiramoto

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Oct. 3, 2010
Jean S. Hiramoto, 67, of Honolulu, a retired accountant, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion David Pocock, sons Donny and Travis, daughters Kathi Kamalani and Melanie Hiramoto, brother Ralph Hayashi, sisters Alma Chung and Nora Mimura, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.

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AUGUST “SANDY” R. SANTIAGO, JR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

AUGUST “SANDY” R. SANTIAGO, JR.

Age 68, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away September 16, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born April 18, 1942 in Ewa, Hawaii. Sandy was the proprietor of Santiago Trucking Co. He formerly worked at Richard Lee Trucking as a truck driver; and as a mechanic at Mililani Mortuary and Cemetery.

He is survived by wife, Shirley Santiago; sons, Jonathan, Santiago, Jason Santiago; daughters, Donna (Michael) Pascua, Sandra Santiago; mother, Julia Sorte of Maui; sister, Judith Olsen; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (October 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 12:00 p.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Frank Himan Jr.

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Sept. 30, 2010
Frank Himan Jr., 80, of Waianae, a retired boiler plant operator at Kaneohe Marine Corps Base, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elisa, sons Eleazar Garcia and Frank Himan III, daughter Yvonne F., brothers Richard Himan and Steven Paris, sisters Margie Souza and Shirley Baker, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Harold Hidematsu Tsuha Jr.

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Oct. 2, 2010
Harold Hidematsu Tsuha Jr., 62, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kayleen Lagon-Tsuha, daughters Haroleen and Hannah Lagon-Tsuha, stepfather Larry Borges Sr. and brothers Darrick K. and Shawn H. Tsuha and Lawrence “Larry” Borges Jr. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Kalihi Baptist Church. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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SYBIL LEILANI KAM

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

SYBIL LEILANI KAM

Age 66, of Pearl City, HI, passed away September 13, 2010 in Aiea, HI. Born June 9, 1944 in Honolulu, HI. She retired as a bus driver from Oahu Transit Service after 25 years of service.

She is survived by sons, Mason (Tracy) Kam, Jamie Paea Kam; daughters, Terri-Lynn (Mark) Lum, Clairdene “DeeDee” K. Kam, Corinne “Cookie” Kam; sisters, Rowena (Conrad) Baker, Esther Ahina, Lovey Mae Kekoa-Nuuanu; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30-9:00 p.m. Monday (October 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Flowers Welcome.

Sybil Leilani Kam

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Sept. 13, 2010
Sybil Leilani Kam, 66, of Pearl City, a retired Oahu Transit Services bus driver, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mason and Jamie P.; Terri-Lynn Lum, Clairdene “DeeDee” K. and Corinne “Cookie” Kam; sisters Rowena Baker, Esther Ahina and Lovey M. Kekoa-Nuuanu; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Tsuki Kato

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Sept. 5, 2010
Tsuki Kato, 98, of Honolulu, a Hung Wo Ching Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Carolyn M., sisters Toki Susuki and Mildred Higashihara, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. today at Olivet Baptist Church. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Francisco Madelo Langit

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Oct. 4, 2010
Francisco Madelo “Esco” Langit, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel houseman and a deacon of the Iglesia Ni Cristo-Honolulu congregation, died in Honolulu. He was born in Batchelor, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eleuteria “Ele” “Lucring,” son Francisco Jr. “Frank,” daughters Luida Langit-Florendo and Susanna Langit-Agullana, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Curtis H.C. Lee

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Oct. 1, 2010
Curtis H.C. Lee, 52, of Kailua, a superintendent in the construction industry, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy, daughter Jennifer Parker, mother Winifred, sisters Belinda and Bonni Lee, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Michaeleen Joan McCoy

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Sept. 30, 2010
Michaeleen Joan “Miki” McCoy, 80, of Honaunau, Hawaii, an artist and a college teacher, sculptor and writer, died at home. She was born in Fairbault, Minn. She is survived by companion Russell Archibald, son Michael, daughter Susan, sisters Donny Murphy-Dubiel and Mardell Bair, hanai brother Eddie Reiss and two grandchildren. Memorial party to be held at a later date.

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Alice Haruko Nada

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Sept. 21, 2010
Alice Haruko Nada, 90, of Hilo, a sewing instructor and dental receptionist, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Merle Tanimoto and Norma Nada, sisters Jessie Arita and Elaine Nishimoto, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Donald Albert Radcliffe

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Sept. 20, 2010
Donald Albert Radcliffe, 63, of Mililani, retired U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service district director and Marine Corps veteran, will be remembered in a celebration of life 4 p.m. today at O’Toole’s Irish Pub. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Harry Yuen Sing Siu

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Sept. 22, 2010
Harry Yuen Sing Siu, 90, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran and retired planner/estimator at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jessie W.; Russell W.J. and Douglas W.H.; daughters Sharon J. Schiavoni, Caryn S. Chang and Cynthia M. Mullen; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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John Johnson Tabiolo

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Oct. 5, 2010
John Johnson “Leo” Tabiolo, 64, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a Kohala Sugar Co., Hawaiian Holiday Macadamia Nut Co. and Lapakahi State Park employee, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua, Honokaa. He was born in Halaula, Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Vernon; daughter Alisa; brothers Edmund “Billy” Dante, Ernest and Rudy Tabiolo; sisters Betty Getting, Stella Aceret and June Yamamoto; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Kenneth B. Taft

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Sept. 2, 2010
Kenneth B. Taft, 91, of Honolulu, a retired real estate broker and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Worcester, Mass. He is survived by wife Lenora L.K. Cossey-Taft, son Kenneth B. (also known as Khan Foxx), daughter Karen Taft-Kelley, stepbrother John Hayes, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Kawaiaha’o Church. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment to be held on the mainland. Donations may be made to the Kawaiaha’o Church Multi-Purpose Building Fund and/or The Alzheimer’s Association-Aloha Chapter.

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Helen Puaalani Range Wilhelm

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Oct. 3, 2010
Helen Puaalani Range Wilhelm, 96, of Kaneohe, Kailua and Maui, a teacher at Huelo Elementary School and Libby McNeil and Libby Cannery employee, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre, Kaneohe. She was born in Paapaea, Maui. She is survived by sons Harvey, Leslie and Earl Jack Wilhelm; daughters Joan Raymond, Jean Kanoho and Louise Valencia; brother Joseph Range; sister Emma Villa; 17 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Additional services to be held 9 a.m. Oct. 22 at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary on Maui.

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Doris Shizue Yoneshige

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Oct. 1, 2010
Doris Shizue Yoneshige, 55, of Honolulu, an accountant for Bojim Investments, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Burt, son Sean, daughter Melissa, father Hisao Mikuni, mother Mitsuko Mikuni and sister Aileen Mikuni. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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