Archive for November 8th, 2010

Rachel Akazawa

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Nov. 1, 2010
Rachel Akazawa, 77, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Kauai Police Department secretary, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She is survived by husband Chiaki, son Clayton, brothers Seiji and Paul Okutsu, sisters Mitsuko Matsuura and Margie Shin, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Timotea Garcia Alejo

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Oct. 22, 2010
Timotea Garcia “Moteang” Alejo, 78, of Kahului, a retired Maui Lu Resort housekeeper, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Celestino, Arthuro, Adonis, Jaime, Odelon, Daniel and Godencio; daughters Erna Ann Guiwa, Victoria Halunajan and Angelina Alba; brothers Amancio, Cornelio and Benjamin Garcia; sisters Avelina Garcia and Candida Della; 23 grandchildren; and 23 great- grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Updated service information for an obituary published Oct. 28.

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Lotoa Landy Auld

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Nov. 2, 2010
Lotoa Landy Auld, 49, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Jackie W.; mother Hana Thompson; brothers George II, Bert, Andrew, Kenneth and John Thompson; and sisters Cathy Brown, Linda Walker, Su’e Aetui Namu, Tava Toaetolu and Fa’afouina Autele. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in Pago Pago, American Samoa.

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John Vandenberg Bailey

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Oct. 30, 2010
John Vandenberg Bailey, 78, of Kula, Maui, a farmer and former employee at Matson Navigation Co. and the San Francisco Chronicle, died at home. He was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. He is survived by wife Gordean L., son Timothy P., daughter Maile M., brother Jib and seven grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Maui.

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Naomi Kimie Ching

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Oct. 30, 2010
Naomi Kimie Ching, 85, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Travel Wholesalers office manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers David and Roy Yoneda, two grand- children and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. next Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Nov. 16 at Valley of the Temples.

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Frances Tomoe Hamada

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Oct. 12, 2010
Frances Tomoe Hamada, 94, of Honolulu, a barber at Hamada Barber Shop, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alvin; daughters Myris Shinsato and Carol Kaakimaka; brother Bert Nakayama; sisters Betty Soga, Helen Inouye, Lillian Yamasaki and Judith Harada; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Gladys Ayame Hamaoka

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Oct. 13, 2010
Gladys Ayame Hamaoka, 78, of Honolulu, a Dole Cannery retiree, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Jane Mieko Hirata

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Oct. 2, 2010
Jane Mieko Hirata, 89, of Pearl City, a former employee of Sumida Watercress Farm, died in Pearl City. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by son Jerry M., daughter Kay Bicoy, brothers Isami and Tadashi E. Ippongi, sisters Eleanor T. Niino and Sumie Nikaida, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Chieko Miyaoka Inter

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Oct. 9, 2010
Chieko Miyaoka Inter, 100, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Ted A. and Ron C., brother Kenneth Miyaoka, sisters Leatrice Miyaoka and Jane Takara, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1350 Hunakai St., Honolulu. Services: 4 p.m. Committal services: 8:30 a.m. next Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Masako Kobashigawa

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Oct. 24, 2010
Masako Kobashigawa, 95, of Salt Lake City, formerly of Honolulu, a retired cook, died in Salt Lake City. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by daughters Jan Clark, Grace Masada and Peggy Ferry; brother Eizo Tengan; and caregivers Dayle and Janice. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m.

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Flor Acierto Laciste

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Oct. 12, 2010
Flor Acierto Laciste, 87, of Honolulu, a Kahala Hilton retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nancy J., sons Virgilio and Samuel, daughter Rosaflor Adaoag, sister Estrella L. Yanuaria, 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Kalihi. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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ROBERT “BOB” M. MAEKAWA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

ROBERT “BOB” M. MAEKAWA

Age 81 of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away October 14, 2010 in Aiea. Born March 22, 1929 in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. Bob was the proprietor of Bobby’s Union 76 Service Station.

He is survived by companion, Catherine Tanaka; son, Rex M. (Ann) Maekawa; brothers, Thomas (Jean) Maekawa, David (Jeanette) Maekawa, Stanley Maekawa; sisters, Masae Tanna, Satsuko (Thomas) Omine; granddaughter, Shari S. Maekawa; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (November 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:45 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Xu Wei Malik

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Nov. 2, 2010
Xu Wei “Shu” Malik, 45, of Honolulu, a Chinese-language teacher at Voyager Charter School in Honolulu, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Beijing. She is survived by husband Dr. Jag M., daughter Ellika, parents Fang De Wei and Xu Lang, and sister Xu Fang. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Chinese Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Services: 5 p.m.

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Yuriko Matsuda

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Nov. 3, 2010
Yuriko Matsuda, 86, of Hilo, a retired secretary and former registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Pete, daughter Laura Colbert, brother Chosei Sakihara, sister Shizue Shiroma and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

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Kay Kikue Mitsunaga

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Oct. 30, 2010
Kay Kikue Mitsunaga, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Sears retail clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Kenneth, Richard and Daniel Higa; and sisters Janice Roux, Chiyo Kobayashi and Janet Thompson. Private services.

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Kazue Morimatsu

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Oct. 20, 2010
Kazue “Kay” Morimatsu, 92, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress at Sun Fashions of Hawaii, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by daughter JoAnne A. Kumamoto, sister Nobue Shimizu and two grand- children. Private services.

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Marjorie Chun Oka

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Oct. 23, 2010
Marjorie Chun Oka, 92, of Honolulu, a retired sales manager at Watumull’s, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard and Patrick, daughter Coralie Kono, brothers Daniel and Clement Chun-Ming, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Caridad Nicolas Pascual

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Oct. 28, 2010
Caridad Nicolas Pascual, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hukilau Fashion seamstress, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sisters Asuncion Tomas and Julia Pascual. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Updated information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Milton Shigeru Shishido

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Oct. 24, 2010
Milton Shigeru Shishido, 74, of Honolulu, a retired principal at Waipahu and McKinley high schools and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jean, son Cy, brother Yoshio “Joe” and sisters Takeno Honda, Chieko Machida, Ayako Nekoba and Miyako Yano. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Antonio Ispelite Silva

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Oct. 29, 2010
Antonio Ispelite Silva, infant son of Louis C. Sr. and ‘Alisi of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He is also survived by grandmother ‘Alisi P. Fifita; sisters Michelle Ayers, Delcie Okamura and Mimosa A. and Carmen E. Fifita; and brother Louis C. Jr. Celebration of life to be held at a later date.

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Henry Contrades Sr.

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Nov. 4, 2010
Henry “Ula” Contrades Sr., 75, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Betty Ann; sons Henry Jr. and Franklin; daughters Mona Lisa Cambra, Henriette Lindsey and Paris Gomez; brother Franklin III; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Keiko A. Tashiro

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Oct. 23, 2010
Keiko A. Tashiro, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker and former co-owner and chef of Deigo Okazuya, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by son Shigeo Akamine; daughters Iris I. Ueda, Lisa M. Urasaki and Patricia A. and Raynette A. Tashiro; brother Seisuke Akamine; sisters Yoshiko Akamine and Haruko Inamine; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Pearl L.K. Ah Tou

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Oct. 27, 2010
Pearl L.K. Ah Tou, 53, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alexander K. Sr., son Dallas Mercado, daughter Jolinda Mercado-Hinton and two grandchildren. No services.

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Sue Sueko Wasada

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Oct. 15, 2010
Sue Sueko Wasada, 78, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant at St. Andrew’s Priory School, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wallace, sons Darryl and Langford, daughter Nadine Carver and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ellen Young Yee

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Oct. 1, 2010
Ellen Young Yee, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alfred S.D., son Allen P., daughter Charmaine Yee-Hollison, sister Bette Lum, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Florence Sadako Yoshimoto

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Oct. 25, 2010
Florence Sadako Yoshimoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired cafeteria worker at Manoa Elementary School, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Calvin, daughter Patricia Waring, brother Hideo Chinen, sisters Cynthia Naylor and Dorothy Doi, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Lily Nalehu Young

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Oct. 24, 2010
Lily Nalehu Young, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by daughters Geraldine Castanares, Cyd Ignacio and Rozlyn Luber; and numerous grand- children and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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