Archive for November 13th, 2010

RICHARD K. AJIFU

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

RICHARD K. AJIFU

Age 88, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away October 31, 2010 in Aiea. Born June 30, 1922 in Ewa, Hawaii. Richard was a member of the Infantry Company G-442nd Infantry Regiment and was a Silver Star & Purple Heart recipient. He retired as a draftsman from the City & County.

She is survived by sons, Glenn (Sheryl) Ajifu, Jon Ajifu; hanai daughter, Wanda (Medardo) Padasdao; sister, Peggy Sakamoto; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (November 17) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial. Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

ESTHER E. AJIFU

Posted On November 13th, 2010 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuar (20 S. Kukui St.)

ESTHER E. AJIFU

Age 86, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away September 26, 2010 in Aiea, Hawaii. Born July 15, 1924 in Waipahu, Hawaii. Esther was a retired General Office clerk at Hickam Air Force Base.

She is survived by sons, Glenn (Sheryl) Ajifu, Jon Ajifu; hanai daughter, Wanda (Medardo) Padasdao; brother, Thomas (Sue) Tsuha; sister, Tomoe Fukushima; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (November 17) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of The Pacific at Punchbowl. Casual Attire.

Faith Kapuananio’kalani Alonzo

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Nov. 1, 2010
Faith Kapuananio’kalani Alonzo, 18, of Waimanalo, a Kailua High School student, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Ferdinand Fernando, mother Clarisa Alonzo, brothers Preston and Christian, sister Precilla and grandparents Felix and Zeneida Alonzo. Private services. No flowers.

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Gladys Wahinepoaimoku Arthur

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Oct. 26, 2010

Gladys Wahinepoaimoku Arthur, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gerald, Norman, Robert and Franklin; daughters Norma “Puanani,” Kathrine “Kathy” and Marguerite “Noelani”; brother Roy Machado; sister Marguerite Ortiz; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Anthony Fernandes Centeio

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Oct. 31, 2010
Anthony Fernandes “Tony” Centeio, 89, of Kailua, a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Anthony Jr., William, Jason and Adrian; daughter Cecelia Ogawa; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church, Kailua. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Richard Baklayon Clavecillas

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Oct. 27, 2010
Richard Baklayon Clavecillas, 86, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard payroll clerk and Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Ronald; daughters Roberta “Bobbi” Clavecillas-Takatsuki and Theresa and Marjorie Clavecillas; sisters Carrie McLaughlin, Carole Camarao and Nati Alfaro; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Thomas Harry Kalani Eaton

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Nov. 1, 2010
Thomas Harry Kalani “Peewee” Eaton, 54, of Honolulu, a city security maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn Akiu-Eaton; sons Daniel Kikukawa, Austin Cummings, Jacob Eaton, and Maka’aleu and Pulama Akiu-Eaton; daughters Tamsyn and Reynee Eaton, Pikaki and Lehua Akiu-Eaton, and Hopena Thompson; brothers Joseph Keanu, Thomas Weber and Kahehua Perry; sister Erleen Eaton-Revilla; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Charlotte McCandless Gandall

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Oct. 8, 2010
Charlotte McCandless Gandall, 99, of Honolulu, a retired federal government employee of Barbers Point Naval Base Hawaii and Moffett Field Base, Calif., died in California. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Albert K.; daughters Charlotte A. Posten, Joan K. Schmidt and Thelma M. Han; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Beverly T. Kaopua Griffin

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Oct. 29, 2010
Beverly T. Kaopua Griffin, 60, of Honolulu, a food server, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael, Johnathan and Jason; mother Thelma Robello; stepfather Antone Robello; brother Alexander Kaopua; stepbrother Richard Robello; sisters Yvonne Paiva and Bernadette Yockman; and stepsister Charlene Moran. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William Robert Pasko II

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Oct. 20, 2010
William Robert Pasko II, 48, of Kula, Maui, a local building contractor, died at home. He was born in Alhambra, Calif. He is survived by son Troy, brothers Michael and Mark, and sisters Barbara, Susan, Kathleen and Judith. Services pending.

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HERBERT KENJI ISHIMINE

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

HERBERT KENJI ISHIMINE

Age 76, of Mililani, passed away October 28, 2010 at St. Francis Hospice West. Born April 14, 1934 in Honolulu. Retired Chef from Buzz’s Steakhouse.

He is survived by brothers, Charles Ishimine, James Ishimine, Wallace Ishimine.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 16) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Herbert Kenji Ishimine

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Oct. 28, 2010
Herbert Kenji Ishimine, 76, of Mililani, a retired Buzz’s Steakhouse chef, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Charles, James and Wallace. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Merrie Elizabeth Jens

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Nov. 9, 2010
Merrie Elizabeth “Lish” Jens, 87, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, owner of Kealakekua’s Grass Shack, died in Keauhou. She was born in Wilkinsburg, Pa. She is survived by son Buzzie and a grandchild. Services pending.

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PHILLIP JIMINEZ

Posted On November 13th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

PHILLIP JIMINEZ

Age 73, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away October 21, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born June 27, 1937 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Phillip was retired as a maintenance worker from Wahiawa General Hospital.

He is survived by wife, Gloria Jiminez; sons, Phillip Jiminez, Jr, Eddie Jiminez, Kelvin Jiminez, Kelwin Jiminez; daughters, Kuulei (Jimmy) Womack of TX, Rochelle Jiminez of NV, Kimberlyn (Terrence) Bega, Gerly Lumayas; sister, Mary Austin; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous: nieces &
nephews.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (November 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Allen C. Ling Jr.

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Oct. 17, 2010
Allen C. Ling Jr., 57, of Honolulu, a photo technician for Fox Photo, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by former wife Arlene, daughters Amber L.L. Harrison and Anela L. Ling, and sister Lillian Nauka. Services pending.

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Kelly Ka’aihue

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Oct. 28, 2010
Kelly Ka’aihue, 43, of Kapolei, a therapeutic aide, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by companion George A. Camara; mother Mary Zapata; sisters L. Pinky Kahaloa, Bonnie L. Versola, G. Kau’i Fernandez and Anuhea Daley; and grandmothers Flora Caniaveral and Kimberly Ha’upu Tavares. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Dorothy-Ann Leinaala Krause

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Nov. 3, 2010
Dorothy-Ann Leinaala Krause, 67, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, formerly of Hana, Maui, a retired Pacific Paradise Anthurium Farm packer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hana. She is survived by husband Leroy T.; sons Elroy, John and Keone; daughters Eloise and Claudette Krause and Tammy Kanakaole; hanai sons Kawena, Keanu and Kahekili; brothers Martin, Mathew and Andrew Park; sisters Nancy Cosma, Eunice Kahalawai, Barbara Hockenhall, Monica Rein-hart and Katherine and Loretta Park; 21 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. next Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial service to be held in Hana at a later date.

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Jaime Lauaiomakana McCandless

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Nov. 2, 2010
Jaime Lauaiomakana “Kanoho” McCandless, 68, of Honolulu, a retired bus driver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Aldora K. Kahele; hanai sons Brian Kahele and Ferdinand Morales; brothers Alvin Kahoonei and Ronald, Glen and Elgin Kanoho; and sisters Mapuana Cerezo, Alvina Kahoonei, Arnell Aiona and Arlette Banis. Services pending.

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Barbara Jean “Babs” H. Kawaa McDonald aka Charlene Nahinu

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BARBARA JEAN “BABS” H. KAWAA McDONALD AKA CHARLENE NAHINU

of Pearl City, was in the Job Corps; became a practical nurse and a school bus driver. She was born in Honolulu and passed away on October 24, 2010, at Pali Momi. She is survived by Kendall “Bear” Goya; Rev. Abigail Sale, Delcie Doctorello, Beverly Ako, Carolyn Nahinu and Robert Sue; numerous nieces, nephews, grand, great-grand and great-great grand nieces and nephews.

Visitation from 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; prayer 6:00 p.m. Friends may call again from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2010; service 11:00 a.m. Aloha attire.

Frances Pang Oura

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Oct. 31, 2010
Frances Pang Oura, 81, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl City Elementary School teacher, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Takeshi; son Robin; daughters Barbara O. Tavares and Gayle Akamine; brothers Irvin, Ronald and Donald Pang; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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ROWENA “INDAY” RABANES PAITO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

ROWENA “INDAY” RABANES PAITO

Age 26, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 27, 2010 in Aiea. Born March 27, 1984 in Ozamis City, Missamis Occidental, Philippines. Employed at Young Laundry.

She is survived by son, Marc Andrew Rosales; companion, Melvin Rosales; parents, Filma and
Silvestre Baldo; brothers, Filman Rey Paito, Junuel Paito (Riza Ramirez), Julius Paito; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles & cousins.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (November 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (November 17) at Resurrection of the Lord Church; (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Dominic Allen Rezentes

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Oct. 31, 2010
Dominic Allen Rezentes, 55, of Hawaii died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Ellenora, brother David and sister Yolanda Calkins. Private services.

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Sam A. Samonte

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Nov. 5, 2010
Sam A. Samonte, 79, of Anchorage, Alaska, formerly of Honolulu, a former U.S. Embassy employee in Manila and retired Navy dispensing clerk, died in Anchorage. He was born in Rosario, Cavite, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marissa; sons Sammy and Simms; daughters Malia Mateo, Florina Samonte-Yereance and Venus, Aphrodite and Princess Samonte; brothers Rick and Nilo; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual and aloha attire.

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Jack K. Satow

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Oct. 23, 2010
Jack K. Satow, 86, of Mililani, a retired civil engineer, died in Mililani. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by son Jonathan, daughter Cindy Shiroma, sister Masako Hiroyuki and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Cherokee Edward Boles Sr.

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Nov. 4, 2010
Cherokee Edward Boles Sr., 45, of Aiea, a journeyman plasterer, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Redding, Calif. He is survived by wife Claudia J.; sons Anthony J., Cherokee E. Jr. and Dean J.; daughter Pawnee D.; parents Edward and Louella; brother Geronimo E.; sisters Neomi L. and Denise L.; and a grandchild. Private services.

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LIT SZETO

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

LIT SZETO

Age 85, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 29, 2010 in Kaneohe. Born October 19, 1925 in Canton, China. A retired cook at the Kings Garden Restaurant at Kaimuki.

He is survived by spouse, Wai Man Szeto; sons, Peter Szeto, Joseph (Ming) Szeto; brother, Chau (Shuk Fong) Szeto of Canada; sister, Shang Chan; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (November 16) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Program 11:00 a.m. Prayer Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

HENRY KENYU TAKAMINE

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HENRY KENYU TAKAMINE

Memorial services for the late Mr. Henry Kenyu Takamine, an 82 year-old, Hakalau, Hawaii-born Nisei U.S. Army Veteran and long-time resident of Gardena, California who passed away on November 8 will be held on Monday, November 22, 11:00 AM at Green Hills Memorial Park Chapel, 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes, California, officiated by Pastor Gary Fukumoto of South Bay Community Church. Casual attire.
Mr. Takamine is survived by his children, Gayle Kurosu and Gary Takamine; grandchildren, Kamyn (Jeff) Kong, Curtis Takamine and Corey Takamine; great-grandchild, Rylie Kong; siblings, Yoshito (Kimiko) Takamine, Yoshinobu (Shigeko) Takamine and Sueko (Masa) Kakazu, all of Hawaii, Yaeko (Yasu) Tamayose, Takeshi (Sumiko) Takamine of Texas, Yemiko Lum and Kazu (Linda) Takamine both of Hawaii. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. www.fukuimortuary.com
(213) 626-0441

Ginger Leinaala Keahi Kealiinohomoku Thompson

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Nov. 1, 2010
Ginger Leinaala Keahi Kealiinohomoku Thompson, 74, of Syracuse, N.Y., formerly of Honolulu, died in Rosewood Heights Hospital in Syracuse. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Benjamin Jr. and David K. Acasio; daughters Rochelle Ibarra, Momilani Acasio, Vivian Johnson, Joslyn Knight and Shayla J. Thompson; brothers Uchi and John Kealiinohomoku; sister Gail Kealiinohomoku-King; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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Harry Ginn Doong Wee

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Oct. 17, 2010
Harry Ginn Doong Wee, 94, of Honolulu, a retired state tax auditor, credit authorizer for Sears Roebuck & Co. and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He is survived by son Gregory Y.H.; daughter Gwynne W. Inamasu; brothers Lester, Francis, Clifford and Mervin; sisters Dorothy Wong and Florence Lau; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Thomas Jennings Wells

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Oct. 23, 2010
Thomas Jennings Wells, 104, of Hawaii Kai, a retired Army colonel, died in Hawaii Kai Retirement Center. He was born in Fort Douglas, Utah. He is survived by son Judson, daughter Maury, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran