Archive for November 18th, 2010

Karen Chieko Akamine

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Nov. 4, 2010
Karen Chieko Akamine, 56, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Dayle Tanaka, stepson Grant, stepdaughters Christie Wilson and Carrie Shklov, father Harold K. Kishi, brother Clyde Kishi and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Amy Young Akina

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Nov. 11, 2010
Amy Young Akina, 86, of Honolulu, a retired St. Francis Hospital registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Bertram, daughter Charlene, brother Oliver Young, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Mariano Berengue

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MARIANO BERENGUE

90, of Honolulu, Hawaii died October 26, 2010. Born on the Island of Hawaii. Retired Pearl Harbor Shipyard. Survived by sons Gale and Freddie (Kande) Berengue; daughters, Holly (Dickson) Young, Joann (deceased) (Thomas) Awana, Frances (Lambert) Lui-Kwan, Hanai son Pete (Purita) Wagner; daughter-in-law Gail Berengue: 14 grand-children, 29 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation 8:30-9:30am Saturday, November 20, 2010, Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Service 9:30a.m. burial to follow at Oahu Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.

Sadie S. Choy

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Oct. 23, 2010
Sadie S. Choy, 87, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii athletics department retiree, died in Manoa Senior Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael M.; daughters Carolyn Kelly, Stephanie Ackerman and Candace Choy; sisters Stella Goo and Gladys Kam; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:45 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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SAMUEL GAYAP DOMANAY

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Mililan Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

SAMUEL GAYAP DOMANAY

Age 64, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away October 25, 2010 in Kapolei. Born October 26, 1945 in Sta. Maria, Pangasinan, Philippines. Samuel was a Vietnam Veteran for the U.S. Army, also a painter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

He is survived by wife, Purita G. Domanay; son, Jason Domanay; daughters, Jane (Kurt) Kina, Joyce Domanay; sister, Engracia Gayap; grandchildren, Kegan Domanay, Jacob Kina, Taylor Kina; 1 niece; 3 nephews.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Sunday (November 21) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (November 22) at St Timothy Church; (98-939 Moanalua Rd., Aiea) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Yoshimi Fujihara

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Oct. 13, 2010
Yoshimi “Blackie” Fujihara, 87, of Pearl City, a retired Hawaiian Cement heavy equipment operator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sons Vernon, Ronald and Randy; daughters Janice Lau, Evelyn Shimabukuro and Lisa Yamamoto; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sadae Hasegawa

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Nov. 10, 2010
Sadae Hasegawa, 90, of Waipahu, formerly of Honokaa, Hawaii, a proprietor of S. Hasegawa Store in Honokaa, died at home. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Harvey and Ford, daughters Rowena Takamiya and Luana Fukutomi, sister Masano “Kathleen” Oda, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii. Services: 6 p.m.

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Wullmer Kiyoshi Hasegawa

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Nov. 9, 2010
Wullmer Kiyoshi “Wally” Hasegawa, 70, of Kaneohe, an AMZ Financial Insurance Services regional vice president, died. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Laraine; son Peter; daughter Laurie Fujikawa; sisters June Matlock, Sumiko Ito, Amy Holmquist and Barbara Yanagihara; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Isabell B. Helton

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Nov. 5, 2010
Isabell B. “Peggy” Helton, 83, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jack, sons Jeffrey and Russell, daughter Jacqueline Rocha, sister Angie O’Black, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: noon Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dr. Paul E. Huff

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Nov. 5, 2010
Dr. Paul E. Huff, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired Strategic Air Command chief of education and an Army Air Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. He is survived by wife Loretta; sons Delmer and Steven Huff, and Dale Bates; daughters Catherine Gottfred, Paula Brower, Mary Goble and Clarice Cornett; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 780 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., Honolulu 96826 or online at www.hawaiianhumane.org.

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Jane Riyuko Ishii

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Oct. 21, 2010
Jane Riyuko Ishii, 93, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Diane Hines; brothers George, Allen and Walter Nakashima; sisters Mildred Hashimoto, Edna Bonomi, Lillian Hatico and Frances Oda; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Cane Keoni Alohikoa Kaneaiakala

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Nov. 4, 2010
Cane Keoni Alohikoa Kaneaiakala, 47, of Waianae died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Alva, brother Shannon and sisters Erin Kaneaiakala and Erika Liashenko. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Litea Pola Kanoa-Fonua

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Nov. 14, 2010
Litea Pola Kanoa-Fonua, infant daughter of Ofa and Anna of Hauula, died. She was born in Kailua. She is also survived by grandparents Pola Leota, Timu Antoku-Leota, Siope Fonua and Paea Finaulahi; and great-grandparents John Pascual and Dannette Leota-Pascual. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at 54-198 Hauula Homestead Road, Hauula. Services: 4 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Laie Cemetery.

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Molly P. Kihewa

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Nov. 2, 2010
Molly P. Kihewa, 81, of Waipahu died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Alan; daughters Hannah Vincent, Charlotte Santos and Sharon Nii; brothers Randall, Earl, Robert, Nicholas and Edmund Simeona; sisters Martha Takata and Keala Okamura; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Honolulu Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Joyce Marilyn Kitay

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Nov. 13, 2010

Joyce Marilyn Kitay, 76, of Honolulu, a psychologist and family and marriage counselor, died. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Jerry, son Chad, daughter Jill Pargoe, stepbrother John Nilinger and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon on Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Graveside service and burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Cecelia Paieie Luis

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Nov. 14, 2010
Cecelia Paieie “Cissy” Luis, 89, of Kaneohe, a former bus driver at Kailua Local Cab , died. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Wilbert “Willie” and Warren, and daughters Gaynell and Wilhelmina “Mina.” Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe 1st Ward-Waikalua Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Cemetery.

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Jo Ann Sachiko Matsunaga

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Nov. 3, 2010
Jo Ann Sachiko Matsunaga, 61, of Honolulu, an S & K Sales operational manager, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Vernon K., sons Reese and Reagan, mother Katherine H. Asato, brothers Howard and Brian Asato, and sister Nora Lum. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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ALISA ATKINSON MCKINNEY

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ALISA ATKINSON MCKINNEY

Alisa Atkinson McKinney of Volcano, Hawaii passed away on Nov. 3 in Hilo, Hawaii. She was a historical author, a retired general manager of the Volcano Winery, a Coordinator of Educational Seminars for the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and a world traveler. Alisa graduated from Leeward Community College, had a degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Hawaii/Manoa and was studying for her Masters Degree at the Abilene Christian University Graduate School in Texas. She was the Founding Vice President of the Rotary Club of Volcano and was a member of the Daughters of Hawaii.

Alisa will be laid to rest in the Makee Family Plot at Oahu Cemetery. Services are not yet scheduled. Son Dustin Vegas and daughter Lacy Vegas, both attending college in Texas, survive her. She also leaves her mother, Alana A. McKinney (the late Dr. Lynn McKinney) of Volcano, sister Laura Dee McKinney of Volcano, sister Diana L. Thomas (Michael) of Kamuela, nieces and nephews.

JACK “NANING” CADIZ MENDOZA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

JACK “NANING” CADIZ MENDOZA

Age 71, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 23, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born April 30, 1939 in Cadaratan, Bacarra Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Navy Exchange.

He is survived by wife, Lilia C. Mendoza; son, John C. Mendoza of Las Vegas; brothers, John (Ermelita) Mendoza, Nicasio (Eufemia) Mendoza; sister, Felicidad Agustin; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (November 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (November 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

BETTY ITSUKO NAGAI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

BETTY ITSUKO NAGAI

Age 80, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, passed away October 27, 2010 in Kailua. Born August 22, 1930 in Kawailoa, Oahu.

She is survived by son, Keith (Jane) Nagai; daughter, Karen (Thet) Lwin; brother, Eichi Kanemori; sister, Masano Nekota; 1 granddaughter.

Visitation 4:30 p.m. Sunday (November 21) at Nichiren Sect Mission of Hawaii; (33 Pulelehua Way Honolulu); Wake Service 5:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Nichiren Sect Mission of Hawaii, 33 Pulelehua Way, Hon., HI 96817.

Betty Itsuko Nagai

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Oct. 27, 2010
Betty Itsuko Nagai, 80, of Kaneohe died in Kailua. She was born in Kawailoa. She is survived by son Keith, daughter Karen Lwin , brother Eichi Kanemori, sister Masano Nekota and a grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Nichiren Sect Mission of Hawaii, 33 Pulelehua Way. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Nichiren Sect Mission of Hawaii, 33 Pulelehua Way, Honolulu 96817.

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Mele Sanilaita Pasi

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Nov. 14, 2010
Mele Sanilaita Pasi, 86, of Hauula died. She was born in Ha’afeva Ha’apai, Tonga. She is survived by sons Tevita, Sione, Siaosi, Mahanga, Raymond, Kanani, Kealoha and Viliami Jr.; daughters Seini, Atalina, Mele, Meleane and Monalisa; brothers Tevita Fonuakihevaha and Sione Tualau; sister Elisiva Fungavaka; 54 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula 4th Ward-mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Marian Mapuana Kalaaukahi Racoma

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Nov. 4, 2010
Marian Mapuana Kalaaukahi Racoma, 53, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a former Helemai Laundry Mat employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband William G. Sr.; sons Brandy, William “Bruddah” and Makani; brothers George Kalaaukahi and James Itamura; sister LaVerne Potemra; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at United Gospel Fellowship, Mililani. Aloha attire. No flowers. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Nov. 27 at Ocean Technology Environmental Center, Kona. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Antonio Andres Sahagun

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Oct. 27, 2010

Antonio Andres Sahagun, 93, of Waipahu, a farmer, died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Benita P.; sons Venicio, Guillermo, Benjamin, Eleuterio and Tancho; daughters Herminia Andres, Zenaida Guerrero, Monette Sabas, Nenita Retotal and Zosima Pascual; sisters Maura Sahagun, Herminigilda Padaca, Gliceria Domingo and Pilar Isip; 55 grandchildren; and 63 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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David LeRoy Moniz Sr.

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Nov. 8, 2010
David LeRoy Moniz Sr., 69, of Hilo, a mechanic at Slim Holt Hawaii and Budget Rent-A-Car, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Leonetta; son David Jr.; daughter Teresa; sisters Elaine Ahu, Betty Satomba and Carol Luciano; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Barbara Gail Stokes

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Nov. 11, 2010
Barbara Gail “Kaila” Stokes, 54, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a teacher at various schools and professional hula dancer, died. She was born in Kentucky. She is survived by husband Darrell, sons Daniel “Kaeo” and Gabriel, daughter Tanya Lee and a grandchild. No services.

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Yoshio Tatsuno

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Oct. 4, 2010
Yoshio Tatsuno, 89, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired park caretaker for the Hawaii County Department of Parks & Recreation, died at home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoshie, sons Sydney and Wayne, daughter Doreen Wienecke, brothers Joe and Minoru, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Marguerite Lovina Tresise

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Oct. 20, 2010
Marguerite Lovina Tresise, 99, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse and a founding member of Waipio Grace Brethren Church, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in Harrisburg, Pa. She is survived by daughter Leilani and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Patricia Marguerite Bollermann Volberding

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Nov. 13, 2010
Patricia Marguerite Bollermann “Patty” Volberding, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Walla Walla, Wash. She is survived by sons Michael and Ted, daughters Nona Irvine and Marguerite “Maggie” Allen, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Aloha attire.

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Wayne Muneo Yoshioka

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Nov. 6, 2010
Wayne Muneo Yoshioka, 64, of Honolulu, a Newtown Realty Realtor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence, son Kent, daughters Wendy Yoshioka-Moore and Julie Yoshioka, and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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