Archive for October 10th, 2010

Celedonio Baruela

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Oct. 2, 2010
Celedonio Baruela, 94, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. truck driver, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in San Juan Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosita, sons Emeo and Dionicio, daughters Pearlita Line and Elizabeth Baruela, brothers Casimero and Cadiz, sister Dora Baruela, stepdaughters Felicidad Laronal and Julieta Estencion, 19 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Papaaloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Ookala Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Lauren Kay Bridges

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Oct. 2, 2010
Lauren Kay Bridges, 30, of Honolulu, an artist and sculptor, died. She was born in Houston. She is survived by father John, mother Kathleen Harvey, brothers Tyler Bridges and Stephen Harvey, sisters Lindsey Newgent and Katlin Harvey, and fiancee Mino Kiyokawa. Private services on the mainland.

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Irene Carter

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Oct. 6, 2010
Irene Carter, 69, of Lihue, a retired bookkeeper, died at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by brother Floyd Lahep and sisters Catalina Agcaoili, Pauline Gonzales, Sally Cabalo, Felipa Cabotaje and Marrie Mission. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lihue Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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JOYCE COULBOURNE

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Happy Birthday
Joyce Coulbourne

We will always remember you as a beautiful and loving wife, mother, tutu, toots and a sweetheart

Happy birthday to the one we love from your loving family. You are always in our prayers.

Clarence, Carmen, Sam, Lisa, Butch, Michael, Colleen, Mark, Venice, Ian, Gavin, Alexis, Maile, Jasmine, Jennifer, Justin, Drew, Courtney, and hanai daughter Corene.

May God bless you and keep you sweetheart. Until we meet again.

Thomasia DeLuz

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Aug. 8, 2009
Thomasia “Marcia” DeLuz, 85, of San Leandro, Calif., died at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Albert W. and Terry, daughters LaVerne Jacobson and Felicia Rankin, brothers Joaquin and William “Pete” Gabriel, sisters Geraldine and Helen Gabriel, 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa, Hawaii. Mass: 11 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Kukaiau Catholic Cemetery.

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Lillian Estelle Hoapili

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Sept. 30, 2010
Lillian Estelle Hoapili, 59, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Ron LaBass; sons Gary Jr. and Winston; daughter Tassie Hoapili-Kruetz; hanai daughter Nicole Rodrigues; brothers Henry Brown Jr., Herk Freitas and Anthony Ho; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship-Hilo, 840 Kupulau Road. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Arsenia Baybado Idnay

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Sept. 13, 2010
Arsenia Baybado “Iniang” Idnay, 89, of Lahaina, formerly of Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, a homemaker, died in Laoag City, Philippines. She was born in Badoc. She is survived by sons Jose and Rogelio; daughters Zenaida Mayubay, Perla Manzano, Anita Alconcel, Pia Simpliciano and Elsa Acoba; 31 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. For details, call Pia at 808-357-5308.

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Leinani Mae Imada

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Sept. 29, 2010
Leinani Mae Imada, 65, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an Orchid Plantation Inc. retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Glenn; daughter Irish; brothers Frank Kamahele, Joseph Eldert Jr. and Richard Figueroa; sisters Blanche De Conte, Verdarine Peralto and Puanani Mukai; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Mitsuko Inouye

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Sept. 16, 2010
Mitsuko Inouye, 96, of Honolulu died in Hospice Kailua Home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Lesley and Dallas, daughters Mitzi Koyanagi and Shirley Nyuha, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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FRANK HIMAN, JR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

FRANK HIMAN, JR.

Age 80, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away September 30, 2010 in Waianae. Born January 28, 1930 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired boiler plant operator at Kaneohe Marine Base Station with 34 years of service.

He is survived by wife, Elisa Himan; sons, Eleazar Garcia, Frank Himan III; daughter, Yvonne F. Himan; 1 grandchild, Vera Eve Urra Bazain; brothers, Richard (Eugenia) Himan, Steven Paris; sisters, Margie Souza, Shirley Baker; numerous nieces and nephews; uncle, Earl Silva.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (October 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Service 6:30 p.m. Also Committal Service 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (October 13) at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

HENRY VINCENT JR.

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HENRY VINCENT JR.

84, passed away Sept. 28, 2010. He was born March 9, 1926, in Honolulu, grew up in Kula, Maui. Lived on Oahu most his life and resided in Las Vegas for the past 16 years. Henry was a retired owner/operator of an electrical and general contracting company Henry Vincent Inc. He also managed dredges for Hawaiian Dredging, and built part of the H-1 Freeway with CW Vincent. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during War World II. He is survived by his wife, Lulu Keikilohi Kong; daughters, Charlene Lui of Orem, Utah, and Haunani Mackey-Rangiuaia and Lehua Vincent, both of Las Vegas; son, Henry Vincent III of Kailua, Hawaii; sister, Emily Pauahi Vincent of Kailua; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Viewing will be 9:00-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, with services following at 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., both held at the LDS Keolu Hills Chapel, 1461 Kanapuu Street, Kailua, HI. Burial will be at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe, Hawaii.

Marian Hisayo Kakiuchi

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Oct. 3, 2010
Marian Hisayo Kakiuchi, 95, of Paia, Maui, died at home. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by sons Chester S. and Clifford, daughters Marilyn Sakamoto and Carolyn Stoehr, brother Teruichi Akiyama, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Lin Kam Chun Kapela

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Oct. 2, 2010
Betty Lin Kam Chun Kapela, 86, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Louis; daughters Karen Maeda, Pam Antida and Keahi Hirakawa; and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kandellynn Kalani Kauwalu

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Sept. 10, 2010
Kandellynn Kalani Kauwalu, 44, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by sons Watson K. Mahaulu-Kauwalu and George O. Kauwalu; daughters Ashlynn W. Mahaulu-Kauwalu and Kandellynn M. Kauwalu; father Bruce P.; mother Joyce W.; brothers Kandel “Bulla” K., Kirk K., Kolen K., Carlos J., Chavez J. and Alika K.; sisters Alvanette M. Berry and Kamlynn K. Panui; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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PRINCE ENEST KAANOHEOKALA KAWOHIONALANI

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HAWAII HAS LOST A SON AND A LEGEND….
Prince Ernest Kaanoheokala( Rising of the Morning Sun) Kawohionalani (High Chief of The Heavens), 94 years old, peacefully passed away at 7:00am on September 20, 2010, in Savannah, Georgia. Born to William and Virginia Kawohionalani, on November 5, 1915, in Waikiki at one of the homes of Our Queen Liliuokalani, known as Paoaokalani. Queen Liliuokalani, who gave his Father, William, our Family Name and nicknamed Ernest, “My Little Ali’i” He was the youngest and only boy, with 6 older sisters, Alice, Mabel, Grace, Maggie, Eva and Irene. The first 3 were born at Washington Place and the rest at Paoaokalani. Ernest’s father, William was one of the Queen’s Personal Chanter. Ernest left Hawaii in his twenties to pursue what turned out to be a legendary career in Hawaiian music. He was a Slack Key Guitar Master and highly regarded entertainer, and actor. He has composed many Hawaiian Tunes such as “TIARE” and “KNOCK KNEE D NAPUA FROM KAILUA” and many more. He also was one of HARRY OWENS ROYAL HAWAIIANS, who performed at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and their show was televised abroad. One of his closest friends was HILO HATTIE. Ernest and his bands had a HUGE following and they performed in Los Angeles, Lake Tahoe, Reno, San Francisco, and Hawaii at the original Lau Yee Chai. Other venues include, Bob Kaai. and The Giggie Royce Band at the Alexander Young Hotel, Walter Downing and Ted Dawson bands, Alfred Apaka, and many more. He also has appeared in numerous Movies and TV shows including Elvis Presley’s BLUE HAWAII and the TV Series, FANTASY ISLAND. FINALLY, he met the LOVE OF HIS LIFE and SOULMATE, Judith Rose Peterson Kawohionalani and together, with her as an accomplished Polynesian Dancer, they performed in many venues. After leaving LA twelve years ago, he and Judy settled in Savannah, Georgia, her home state. He has a wonderful family who cared deeply for him and met all his needs. Although his Savannah, California and Hawaii Ohana’s miss him dearly, we are in comfort knowing that when the PEARLY SHELL GATES OF HEAVEN opened that beautiful morning, Ernest was met by his family and many more friends and fans….Celebration of His Life was held September 22, 2010 at Bonaventure City Cemetery in Thunderbolt, Savannah, Georgia with his loved ones and friends present. Beautiful words of Remembrance was said by nieces, Megan, Melissa and Malia. Casket Bearers were his nephews, Robert and Richard and Brandon, niece, Malia and loved ones , Tony and Chris. He took a last ride in a Rolls Royce to his final resting place in the Mulligan Family Plot alongside his dear cousin, George. We want to send Love and Aloha to all he knew and touched the lives of. Our dear Ernest will always live forever in our hearts and minds…ALOHA OE….Ernest is survived by his Everloving wife, Judith Rose Peterson Kawohionalani, Wonderful Mother in Law, Annie Peterson, Sisters in Law, Jane Pagel and Kathie Morris, Nieces and Nephews, Megan (Tony) Mullins, Melissa Smith, Malia Alice Kawohionalani Akiona and Loretta Kawohi Feiteira, Norman (Marge) Mahuka, Robert Peterson, Richard Williams, Doug, Brandon and Kealii Kawohionalani Akiona and Numerous Nieces and Nephews in Hawaii and California, ALL OF WHOM WILL MISS HIM DEARLY……….Beloved Husband and Uncle, YOU WILL LIVE ON IN OUR HEARTS AND MINDS UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN……….

TSUYAKO KAYA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

TSUYAKO KAYA

Age 78, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away September 23, 2010 in Honolulu, Oahu. Retired from Navy Exchange Laundry. A member of Waipahu Soto Mission.

She is survived by husband, Richard K Kaya; sons, Eric T Kaya of Kauai, Dean K (Margaret) Kaya; daughter, Koren Y Wakatsuki; 7 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Elbert “Toshi” (Margy) Kodama; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:15 p.m. Wednesday (October 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Dennis M. Leong

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Sept. 27, 2010
Dennis M. Leong, 63, of Peal City, a retired hazardous materials worker at Pearl Harbor and a Hawaii National Guard veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen, daughters Kalena and Kaulana, brothers Herbert and George H., and sister Naomi Kaleiopu. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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HOWARD CHUCK LINDSEY

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

HOWARD CHUCK LINDSEY SR.

Age 61, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away September 12, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born February 5, 1949 in Honolulu, HI. He was a graduate of Leilehua High School class of 1968. He worked as a mason at Hawaiian Dredging, C&B, K Masonary, Pearl Harbor Shipyard and ended his career at Board of Water Supply, Kalihi yard.

He is survived by wife, Davelyn C. Lindsey; daughters, Debbilyn (Robert) Plue, Malia (Shane) Hugentugler, Shannon (Aaron) Sekiya; son, Howard Lindsey Jr.; step-son, Akoni (Lehua) Kapihe; 17
grandchildren; brothers, Arthur Lindsey, Gary (Linda) Lindsey, Ronald (Michelle) Lindsey, Jerry Duran; sisters, Anna (Kenneth) Johnson, Patricia (William) Getz, Victoria (Kevin) Mete.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (October 13) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; (1403A California Avenue, Wahiawa) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Michelle Mitsuyo Morimoto

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Oct. 2, 2010
Michelle Mitsuyo “Michan” Morimoto, 72, of Kahului, owner and operator of Stephanie’s Beauty Salon, died at home. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by son Mark H.; daughter Sandra Saito; sisters Keiko Fukushima, Isuzu Hotta and Yoshie Kugino; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

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Roy Hihumi Ogasawara

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Oct. 4, 2010
Roy Hihumi Ogasawara, 96, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter foreman and mason, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by son Ralph; daughters Gale Fontenelle, Hazel Yoichisako and Cheryl Ogasawara; sister Fujie Ogata; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; and caregivers Emma Arelliano, Ana Sevelo and Finao Kakau. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2655 Manoa Road. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Mark Anthony Ramos

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Sept. 21, 2010

Mark Anthony Ramos, 40, of Honolulu, a chef, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Saniata, son Marcus J., daughters Leann M. and Zeny M., mother Lourdes Doctolero, stepfather Felipe Doctolero and brothers Jeffrey and Darren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Leandro Paranada Sr.

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Oct. 3, 2010
Leandro Paranada Sr., 86, of Hilo, a plant mill operator at Kohala Sugar Co. and Hilo Coast Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Esmenia; sons Leandro Jr., Edgar and Emerson; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: noon. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Wang Cheong Tang

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Oct. 4, 2010
Wang Cheong Tang, 87, of Honolulu, a structural engineer in the construction industry, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in China. He is survived by son Horace and brother Chung Cheung. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Alexia Sachiko Varga

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Oct. 1, 2010
Alexia Sachiko Varga, 7, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Misawa, Japan. She is survived by parents Adam and Kumiko; sisters Asuka, Angelina and Alyssa; and grandparents Tetsuo and Sachiko Tanaka and Lou and Darlene Varga. Services held.

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Gregoria Cubangbang Ventura

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Sept. 27, 2010
Gregoria Cubangbang “Goya” Ventura, 81, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired AMFAC Puna Papaya Co. papaya packer and harvester, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. She was born in Cabaruan, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Mariano, Remy, Fidel, Maxie, Benny, Jay and Juanito; daughters Filomena Afaga and Arlyn Cubangbang; brother Federico Cubangbang; sister Lapaz Juan; 24 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.

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