Archive for October 30th, 2010

Ioane Kealii Helemauna Nihipali Amina

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Oct. 14, 2010
Ioane Kealii Helemauna Nihipali Amina, 28, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a security guard for Millennium Security Services, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Edward Spencer; mother Alice M.H. Amina; son Ioane Jr.; daughters Loea Amina and Naheana Lindsey; companion Kahele F. Loo; brothers Herman and Haena Kalani, Kaipo Amina-Kalani, Keko Batalona, Johnathan Kanui, John Amina IV, Victor, Whiston and Likeke Kawaa and Edward, Mark, Johnathan and Lily Spencer; and sisters Kauilani, Kuulei and Alice Kalani, Rina Kawaa, Bernice Joshua, Jubilee, Milly and Kuuipo Amina, Uilani Batalona, Amanda Spencer and Elizabeth Roper. Visitation: 9 a.m. next Saturday at the Imiola Congregation Church in Kamuela. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Gerhart Aten

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Oct. 25, 2010
Dr. Gerhart Aten, 73, of Chuuk, Micronesia, and Honolulu, a medical doctor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chuuk. He is survived by wife Helen L.; sons Peter, Alfred and Erhart II; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation and service: 4 p.m. today at Moanalua Mortuary.

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Laura Clinton

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Oct. 2, 2010
Laura Clinton, 86, of Twentynine Palms, Calif., a homemaker, died in Joshua Tree, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dillard H.; sons Kenneth A. and Joseph A. Flores; daughters Laureen A. Lentz, Delores C. Klenojt and Patricia A. Sawba; brothers Benjamin and Sylvester Torres; sisters Nena Stibbard, Chana Cyr and Tivia Torres; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at St. Anthony’s Church in Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual and aloha attire.

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Iris May Ayame Fujiwara

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Oct. 24, 2010
Iris May Ayame Fujiwara, 84, of Waipahu, a retired federal government transportation clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Duane; daughter Debby Shin; brothers David, Buddy, Donald, Paul, Lawrence and Ernest Kagawa; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal service: 2 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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DOLORES “DOLLY” ALBIOS GABONIA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

DOLORES “DOLLY” ALBIOS GABONIA

Age 78, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away October 8, 2010 in Waianae. Born January 3, 1932 in Kalaupapa, Molokai. A member of Sacred Hearts Waianae, Filipino Catholic Club, and Hawaiian Club.

She is survived by sons, Ricardo (Loretta) Garcia, Alfred Garcia, Roberto Garcia, Rommio (Brandi) Semana, Artemeo Semana, Rudy (Shoyu) Gabonia, Calvin (Tina) Gabonia, Glen Gabonia; daughters: Carmelita (John) Eckhart, Magdalena (Eddy) Abordo, Carmela (Henry) Fidow; brother, Harry (Julia) Duarte; sisters, Bernice Ogle, Godfrida Mueller; 34 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday
(November 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 7:00 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Virgil Lewis Gettmann

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Oct. 25, 2010
Virgil Lewis Gettman, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Otis Elevator Co. employee, died at home. He was born in Indiana. He is survived by stepsons Levi M. Perkins Jr. and Albert J.K. Perkins III, stepdaughters Robertha P. Garcia and Vivian A. Purdy, brother Frederick, sisters Martha Hoban and Ethel Irwin, caregiver Jessie Conceocap-Tabilang, 18 step-grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. No services.

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WILLIAM EARL HAGERTY

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

WILLIAM EARL HAGERTY

Age 73, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 16, 2010 in Aiea. Born January 10, 1937 in Waialua, Hawaii. Earl retired as an electrician from Pearl Harbor.

He is survived by wife, Valerie Hagerty; sons, William (Jean) Hagerty, James Hagerty, Paul B. (Kim) Bell; sister, Annette Santana; 5 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (November 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

GARY VAN HASHIMOTO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

GARY VAN HASHIMOTO

Age 50, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 17, 2010 in Aiea, HI. Born April 20, 1960 in Honolulu, HI

He is survived by son, Vance Keoni Hashimoto of WA; parents, Stanley & Jacqueline Hashimoto; sisters, Tammie (Reynolds) Calma, Jo-Ann (Leonard) Niemczyk of WA; maternal grandmother, Bertha Lee; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (November 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

WINFRED EN SUI “TABASH” HO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

WINFRED EN SUI “TABASH” HO

Age 83, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 15, 2010 in Honolulu. Born April 7, 1927 in Honolulu, Hawaii. President of Ho Son Inc.; a U.S. Army Veteran; member of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary; Karate Yon-Dan Shihan; founder of Hawaiian Invitational Allison Tuna Tournament.

He is survived by wife, Jean O. Ho; sons, Wilfred (Patricia) Ho, Kalfred (Jamie) Ho, Stanford (Alice) Ho, Wilnfred (Cheryl) Ho Jr; daughters, Cynthia (Ronald) Shiira, Sharon Miyasato; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brothers, Gilbert (Jean) Ho, Clifford (Betsy) Ho, Donald Ho.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (November 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Masami Jodoi

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Oct. 16, 2010
Masami Jodoi, 87, of Mesa, Ariz., a Coast Guard veteran who served in World War II and a merchant seaman, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. Services to held on the mainland.

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Adam K. Halemano Jr.

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Oct. 12, 2010
Adam K. “Boy” Halemano Jr., 56, of Hilo, a Keaukaha Elementary School staff employee and former Young Bros. employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda; son Adam Jr.; daughters Tiffany and Ashley; mother Clara Chung; brothers Harry Halemano and James Chung; sisters Annie Coffey, Caroline Scott, Susan Brown, Lucky Tangaro, Dora Manalo, Gaynelle Freitas, Sammy-Lee Fowler, Cindy Green and Florence Yogi; and three grandchildren. Visitations: 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. next Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. next Saturday. Burial: 1 p.m. next Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Casual and aloha attire.

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Alexander Karpovich

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Oct. 24, 2010
Alexander Karpovich, 97, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a hotel manager, died. He was born in Haverhill, Mass. He is survived by son Robert, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Larry M. Kimoto

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Sept. 14, 2010
Larry M. Kimoto, 87, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. He is survived by son Kenneth and daughter Lynnette. Private services were held. No monetary offerings.

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Kyler Kobayashi

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Oct. 20, 2010
Kyler Kobayashi, 7, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Ken, mother Kimberly Hong-Kobayashi, brother Kyson and grandmothers Sandra Hong and Amy Kobayashi. Private services.

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Chung Son Kwak

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Oct. 27, 2010
Chung Son Kwak, 86, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre in Kaneohe. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife Ok Pun; sons Robert, In Bum and John; daughter Alina Son; brother Kenneth; sister Kay Tibbet and eight grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Epalahame Li

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Oct. 20, 2010
Epalahame Li, 44, of Honolulu, formerly of Tonga, a landscaper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by son Langi; daughter Falahola; mother Lolohea “Falahola”; brothers Laulile, Vuni and Filimone; and sister Mele Takai. Visitations: 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. next Saturday at First United Methodist. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. next Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. next Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Beverly Fiddes Hall McKeague

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Oct. 24, 2010
Beverly Fiddes Hall McKeague, 86, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in California. She is survived by daughters Bonnie H. McKeague-McIntyre and Ann L. McKeague-Stein, brother John L. Duffy, sister Marilyn B.H. Reneau and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 780 Keolu Drive. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes: noon at Lanikai Beach at Kaiolena and Mokulua, access 93, followed by reception at McKeague residence.

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Gail Kapuakehaulani Lin Mui Chow Miraflor

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Oct. 25, 2010
Gail Kapuakehaulani Lin Mui Chow Miraflor, 65, of Honolulu, a retired operator supervisor for the former GTE Hawaiian Tel, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Milchor “Milch” or “Moose,” sons Matthew and Mark, daughter Tammy Tampos, sister Lin Chun and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kahala Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen Foundation or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward.

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Wayne Haole Mitchell

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Sept. 30, 2010
Wayne Haole Mitchell, 62, of Waimanalo died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother John Jr. and sister Marcia. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary last Saturday.

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Richard Kiyoshi Miyashiro

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Sept. 23, 2010
Richard Kiyoshi Miyashiro, 77, of Honolulu, a plumber, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Harry, Allen, Dennis and Roy Arakaki; and sisters Sandra Tanabe and Lillian Takata. Private services.

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Shannon Uilani Morgan

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Oct. 27, 2010
Shannon Uilani Morgan, 35, of Kahuku died in Kahuku. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Keola, sons Kenon “Noa” and Khyler “Ikaika,” daughters Kesha “Nana” and Khylee “Kahea,” father Ronald Rodrigues, mother Leo Akina and sisters Charlee and Kristy. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. next Saturday at Hauula Beach Park.

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Fumio Saito

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Oct. 17, 2010
Fumio Saito, 89, of Honolulu, a retired machinist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pupukea, Hawaii. He is survived by son Doyle; daughter Gail; brothers Shoji, Chester, Masaji and Mamoru; and sister Hanako. Private services.

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ANGIE R. TAGALOG

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

ANGIE R. TAGALOG

Age 49, of Waipahu, Hawaii, October 13, 2010, passed away in Ewa Beach. Born May 18, 1961 in North Carolina. Angie formerly worked as a X-Ray Technician at Kaiser Hospital. She was a member of New Hope-Leeward Church.

She is survived by sons, Marcos Tagalog, Chad Tagalog; father, Wilbert Wilkerson of MD; mother, Tina Wilkerson; brothers, Ronnie Wilkerson of OK, Rick Wilkerson, Scott Wilkerson, Glen Wilkerson; sisters, Tina (Stephen) Vaughan of CA, Janice Paculba; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (November 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m.

Tokio Takamoto

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Oct. 25, 2010
Tokio Takamoto, 74, of Keei, Hawaii, a retired maintenance man at the former Kona Surf Resort, finish carpenter for Yukio Yamamoto Contractor and a general contractor, died at home. He was born in Kainaliu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kimi; sons Robin and Winstin; brothers Kenneth, Edward, Ronald and Jerry; and sisters Mildred Yamashiro and Dora Fukumoto. Visitation: 4 p.m. next Saturday at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Derek Haruo Tsuda

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Oct. 23, 2010
Derek Haruo Tsuda, 48, of Honolulu, an Anchor Point Lodge (Alaska) chef, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Joshua, father Frederick S., stepmother Gay R., brother Scott, paternal grandmother Helen Tsuda and maternal grandmother Kinuko Morinaka. Visitation: 1 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Blanche Sueno Akahoshi Urasaki

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Oct. 9, 2010
Blanche Sueno Akahoshi Urasaki, 96, of Waipahu, a retired Swift & Co. secretary, died in Waipahu. She was born in Kahana, Oahu. She is survived by daughters Gail and Orlandino Layco, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Ceferiana L. Yaris

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Oct. 14, 2010
Ceferiana L. Yaris, 79, of Waianae, a retired Kamehameha Schools custodian, died in Aiea. She was born in Ulupalakua, Maui. She is survived by sons Vicente, Miguel, Lourdesito, Jose, Marc and Felix Jaralba; daughters Marites J. Basso, Anecita Acosta and Anastacia Tarape; brother Manuel Rita; 22 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Nanakuli. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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