Archive for November 1st, 2010

Sgt. Edwin “Buddy” Adolphson

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SGT. EDWIN “BUDDY” ADOLPHSON

November 1, 1916 – August 5, 1990 HAPPY BIRTHDAY DADDY

It’s been 20 years since you left us. We love you and miss you so very much.

YOUR FAMILY
Daughters: Diana (James) Capili
Maria (Richard) Chun
Patti Adolphson (aka) Laura Warren
Grandsons: Rich (Corrie) Chun
(Eden, Chelsielynn, Elijah)
Jason (Sheilamae) Chun
(Cameron, Jayce, Jayla, David)
Nephew: George (Paulyn) Foster
(Troy, Kelli)

May Taeko Arakaki

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Oct. 13, 2010
May Taeko Arakaki, 72, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James, sons Scott and Ryan, and sisters Barbara Oya and Sandra Kobayashi. Private services.

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Louisa Ordonez Arquero

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Oct. 18, 2010
Louisa Ordonez Arquero, 93, of Wailuku, a care home operator, died. She was born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Robert and Elias Ramos; daughters Eleanor King, Jeanette Kinaka and Virginia Babineau; stepdaughters Azucena Rivera and Rachel Arquero; brother Bernadino Ordonez Jr.; sisters Carole Domingo, Florence Rafanan, Evangeline Roller and Eugenia Kanela; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Marciano Queja Eder

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Oct. 1, 2010
Marciano Queja “Mario” Eder, 56, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by mother Cecilia Q., brothers Nelson H. and Robert, and sisters Rufina Dadis, Marina Bolo, Juana Dumayas and Emelda Eder. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ramona Ruth Fekete Friel

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Sept. 30, 2010
Ramona Ruth Fekete Friel, 74, of Wailuku, a retired elementary school substitute teacher at Kahului and Lihikai schools, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Pomona, Calif. She is survived by husband William “Bill,” sons John J. and Steven M. Fekete, daughters Julia E. Windham and Catherine E. Sims, brother Howard D. Cook, sister Oma P. Hinton, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church.

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Norman Katsumi Hakikawa

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Sept. 30, 2010
Norman Katsumi “Haki” Hakikawa, 68, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, a retired mason, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by companion Joann Sawai; sons Randy, Dean and Wayne; parents Robert and Loretta; brother Howard; sisters Gail Hakikawa and Charlotte Higa; and nine grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lawrence L.T. Suganuma Jr.

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Oct. 13, 2010
Lawrence L.T. “Tamo” Suganuma Jr., 62, of Waipahu, a retired Honolulu Fire Department fire captain, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jacqueline, daughters Kimberly and Melissa, mother Bernadette, brother Michael and sisters Bernadette “Dutchie” Glascox, Renee “Randy” Finch and Stephanie Suganuma. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: noon. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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CHARLES KAINA HAMILI JR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortaury
Mauka Chapel

CHARLES KAINA HAMILI JR.

Age 82, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away October 9, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born November 7, 1927 in Puunene, Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii. A retired US Army Veteran, passed at home surrounded by family, known as a generous, humble, and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother.

He is survived by wife, Peggy Becky Akina Hamili; daughters, Ruby A. (Sandi Angevine) Hamili, Liane R. (John) Hamili Baker; sons, Leon C. (Rebecca S.) Hamili, Ruben B. Hamili; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Elaine Hauanio; many nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9-11 a.m. Thursday (November 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

George Kaneko

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Oct. 28, 2010
George Kaneko, 82, of Honolulu, a retired engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Sybil; daughters Joyce Yokota, Dianne Sinco, Jeri Suzuki and Laurie Sickels; brothers Robert and Wayne; sister Dorothy Sakamoto; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Patrick Nagao

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Oct. 25, 2010
Patrick Nagao, 67, of Wailua, Kauai, a Carpenters Union retiree, died at home. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by sons Rodney and Eric; daughter Patricia Chong; brothers Stanley, Allan and Brian; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Dec. 5 at Niumalu Park. Luncheon to follow.

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Etsuko Kozuma Nozawa

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Oct. 6, 2010
Etsuko Kozuma Nozawa, 78, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by sons Robert Waldon and Noel and Clayton Nozawa; daughter Karen Waldon; and sister Kinuyo Takeuchi. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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DONG SOON OH

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

DONG SOON OH

Age 63, of Honolulu, passed away October 25, 2010 at St. Francis Hospice West. Born April 3, 1947 in Hae-Nam, Jolla Province, S. Korea. Member of Hawaii Central Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by wife, Chu Ja Oh; son, Ki Hyun Oh; daughter, Kinna (Tommy) Kim; three grandchildren, Tyler, Kara, Toby.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday (Nov. 5) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Denise Kazue Okamura

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Oct. 27, 2010
Denise Kazue Okamura, 36, of Fort Worth, Texas, a Schneider National Co. intermodal fleet manager, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Richard J. and Lynn E., and brother Dean K. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sadako Okimoto

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Oct. 7, 2010
Sadako “Edna” Okimoto, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Alan and Jon, brothers Shinichi and Seiichi Suzuki, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Nathan Kamuela Spencer

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Sept. 26, 2010
Nathan Kamuela Spencer, 50, of Waimanalo, a Hawaiian Electric Co. working foreman, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alessandra “Ali,” sons Nolan “Ku” and Nainoa “Nai,” brother Joshua “Bud” and sisters Priscilla “Cilla” Spencer, Florence “Hii” Waurtsburg and Virginia “Puni” Staudinger. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Ka Ho’ilina na Kuhio Community Center, also known as Waimanalo Hawaiian Homes Community Center. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Howard Tadashi Yokotake Sr.

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Oct. 22, 2010
Howard Tadashi Yokotake Sr., 79, of Hanalei, Kauai, a Sheraton Kauai Resort Accounting Department retiree, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charming, sons Leslie “Leggs” and Roswell, daughters Naomi Yokotake and Ruth Chang, stepdaughter Charm Mizushima, brother David, sister Marion Nakano and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 20 at Wai’oli Hui’ia Church, Hanalei. Services: 11 a.m. Paina to follow.

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Henry Yoshihiro Suzuki

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Oct. 25, 2010
Henry Yoshihiro Suzuki, 85, of Hilo, president of Hilo Products Inc., died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Sadako; sons Glenn, Royden and Craig; daughter Susan Matsuda; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Lester L.K. Tiwanak

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Oct. 17, 2010
Lester L.K. Tiwanak, 53, of Haleiwa, a Tomasa Bus Co. bus driver, died in Haleiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ronnie “Kawika” Mitchell, brother Terrence and sisters Melissa Arkus, Roberta Tiwanak-Finkes and Debra Barnes. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gary Mitsuo Toguchi

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Oct. 18, 2010
Gary Mitsuo Toguchi, 74, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Garrett; stepmother Shizu; brothers Stanley and Scott; sisters June Tassil, Velma Yokoyama, Alisa Kuwahara, Amelia Lewis and Violet Tomishima; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Shoo Wo Tsien

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Oct. 26, 2010
Shoo Wo Tsien, 84, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Kenny S.C. Liang, son Tony Liang, daughter Sylvia Liang and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Susan Jill Uyetake

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Oct. 22, 2010
Susan Jill “Susie” Uyetake, 57, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a project secretary at Isemoto Contracting Co. Ltd. and former scale house weight master and clerk at Yamada & Sons, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Dominic A. Jr. and Dean M., daughters Kimberly Saito and Sara Beth L. Uyetake, father Ralph Rodrigues, brother Kimo Mata, sister Barbara Stremski and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gavino V. Villanueva

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Oct. 28, 2010
Gavino V. Villanueva, 82, of Kahului, a retired anthurium farm nurseryman, died in Kahului. He was born in Mangaldan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Primitiva; sons Carlito and Renato; daughters Virginia Galima, Letecia Ventanilla, Emilia Muerong, Marilyn Cera, Precila Agpaoa, Lilia Villanueva-Sebastian and Lorena Carino; 31 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Church, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Edna K. Wada

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Oct. 14, 2010
Edna K. Wada, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Stephen H.; sisters Nancy Nakamura, Lillian Takaki and Elaine Shimizu; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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Ichiro Wada

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Sept. 21, 2010
Ichiro Wada, 87, of Honolulu, a retired mason contractor, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Stephen H.; brothers James, George, Richard, Thomas and Stanley; sister Rose Stewart; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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