Archive for November 20th, 2010

Kikue Agena / Noburo Agena

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Nov. 9, 2010 / Nov. 11, 2010
Kikue Agena, 83, died at her Kapaa, Kauai, home, and husband Noburo Agena, 88, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He was born in Kapaa. They are survived by daughters Bonny and Pamela. She is also survived by sister Nancy Westlake. He is also survived by sister Sue Leong. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. next Saturday at Kapaa Missionary Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lucille Mendiola Asahi

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Sept. 27, 2010
Lucille Mendiola Asahi, 65, of Reno, Nev., a retired Cisco Systems accountant, died in Reno. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Priscilla Wong, Eleanor Chinn, Betty Jane Mariano and Stephanie Aniu. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Maria Reyes Biacan

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Nov. 8, 2010
Maria Reyes Biacan, 81, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Mapandan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Domingo, Dionisio, Jose and Lorenzo; daughters Mercedes Fernandez, Virginia Johnson, Demetria Brown, Dolores Sarzaba and Magaline Buado; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services and burial to be held in the Philippines at a later date.

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Benjamin Estelito Castillon

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Nov. 8, 2010
Benjamin Estelito Castillon, 73, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a retired mason, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Michelle; sons Benjamin Jr., Johansen Ventura and Marcus, Marshall and Benjamin Castillon; daughters Marie Nahalea, Donna Domingo, Esther Yap, Lolly Ann Silva, Valeria Ventura-Heckman, Roberta Jenkins and Marissa and Lilia Castillon; brother Keoni; sisters Flora Ilaban, Helen Castillon and Alice Quimpo; 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Gathering: 10 a.m. next Saturday at Kona Old Airport Beach Pavilion No. 2.

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William Bill Cordeiro

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Oct. 28, 2010
William Bill “Stumpy” Cordeiro, 88, of Honolulu, an Army retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edna, son William M., daughter Calie Boland, brother Jim, sisters Adeline Clark and Gladys Beauregard, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.

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Elizabeth G. Eaton

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Oct. 25, 2010
Elizabeth G. Eaton, 32, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Christian Isaiah, parents Russ and Joey Eaton, father Roger Gazmen and grandparent Lola Peralta. Visitation: 2 p.m. today at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Hiroko Eguchi

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Nov. 15, 2010
Hiroko Eguchi, 78, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kwangtung province, Manchuria, China. Private services.

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FRANKLIN KATSUTO ENDO

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary

FRANKLIN KATSUTO ENDO

Age 76, of Waipahu, HI, passed away October 29, 2010 in Waipahu. Born July 8, 1934 in Ewa, HI.

Preceded in death by parents, Yuji and Fujiye Endo Survived by cousins.

Private services were held.

HITOSHI ENOMOTO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

HITOSHI ENOMOTO

Age 94, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away November 8, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born October 25, 1916 in Waipahu, Hawaii. Hitoshi retired from the Oahu Sugar Co. He was a member of the Wahiawa Hongwanji Church.

He is survived by son, Roy Enomoto; sister, Gail (David) Souza; 4 grandchildren; brothers, Tadashi (Grace), Enomoto, Yutaka Enomoto; sister, Laura Enomoto; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Casual Attire.

Agustina Rivera Fernandez

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Nov. 1, 2010
Agustina Rivera Fernandez, 87, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a homemaker and retired Tip Top Cafe pantry helper, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters A. Nancy Acorda and Ellaine Fernandez, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. next Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Herbert Wiley Gilmore

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Nov. 17, 2010
Herbert Wiley “Wile E. Coyote” Gilmore, 75, of Hilo, a retired industrial arts teacher who taught in the U.S. and Pago Pago, American Samoa, died at home. He was born in Muskogee, Okla. He is survived by wife Toni, son Thomas, daughters Gretchen and Dixie, and five grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date. For more information, call the family.

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Hatsuko Osaka Goto

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Nov. 4, 2010
Hatsuko Osaka Goto, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Helene Penn and Betty Ann Kanbara, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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GILBERT “MUTT” M. HAYASHI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

GILBERT “MUTT”
M. HAYASHI

Age 92, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away October 28, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born October 27, 1918 in Kona, Hawaii. Gilbert was a retired news printer of Hawaii Newspaper Agency.

He is survived by wife, Lorraine Hayashi; sons, Douglas (Laura) Hayashi, Melvin (Gail) Hayashi of Maui, Roger (Linda) Hayashi of OH, Glenn (Gail) Hayashi; daughter, Pamela Okimoto of Washington, DC; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Kalani Arthur Hillstrom

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Oct. 7, 2010
Kalani Arthur Hillstrom, 36, of Kapaa, Kauai, a former Kauai Sea Tours boat captain and Sea Breeze Parasail employee, died at home. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by wife Carol Ann; sons Nike and Cruz Hillstrom and Joshua and Tavin Windward; daughter Mahina; mother Karen “Nana”; brothers Kale Galanto and Jeremy and Christain Hillstrom; and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. next Saturday at Aliomanu, Anahola, Kauai. Casual green attire.

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Sister Mary Victor Lum Hoy

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Nov. 9, 2010
Sister Mary Victor Lum Hoy, 80, of Honolulu, a teacher, died in St. Francis Convent. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by brother Bernard K. Visitation: 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Convent, 2715 Pamoa Road. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Diamond Head Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Sisters of St. Francis Retirement Fund.

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RUTH UENIKAI IAMAN

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

RUTH UENIKAI IAMAN

Age 80, of Honolulu, passed away November 13, 2010 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born June 13, 1930 in Maiana, Republic of Kiribati.

She is survived by daughter, Esther (Dunstan) Iaman-Lokboj; sons, Joseph (Witen) Iaman of Ebeye, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Alexander (Ruth) Iaman; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 24) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Ruth Uenikai Iaman

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Nov. 13, 2010
Ruth Uenikai Iaman, 80, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Maiana, Republic of Kiribati. She is survived by sons Joseph and Alexander, daughter Esther Iaman-Lokboj, 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Barbara Puanani Kahale

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Nov. 7, 2010
Barbara Puanani “Nani” Kahale, 73, of Waimanalo, a Bellows Air Force Station housekeeper, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John Martin and Mitchell, Milton, William, Alexander and Anthony Kepa; daughters Raynette Kepa and Raynar Kalama; brother Stanley Martin Jr.; sisters Margaret Vittoria, Pearl Martin-Waiolama and Cecilia Yamane; 36 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.

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BERTHA “BEA” S.D. KENNISON

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Mililani Memorial Pakr & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

BERTHA “BEA” S.D. KENNISON

Age 88, of Castle Rock, CO, passed away October 24, 2010 in Castle Rock, CO. Born January 28,
1922 in Waipahu, HI. Bea graduated in 1940 from Leilehua High School; worked many years as a Radiologist at Wahiawa General Hospital; also a choir director at The Korean Christian Church. She loved music and Las Vegas, especially her poker machines. Preceded in death by her husband, Col. Archie Kennison, Jr. retired U.S. Army National Guard.

She is survived by sons, Michael (Judy) Kennison of Castle Rock, CO, Rex (Kim) Kennison of Thousand Oaks, CA; daughters, LaVerne (Mike) Moak of CA, Vanessa Kennison; brothers, Harold (Shirley) Chun; sister, Bernice Ahn of CA; sister-in-law, Young Sil Chun; grandchildren, Tracy (Dianna) Rosander, Kala (Josh) Loose, Derek Kennison, Jaime (Eva) Braceros, Stefanie Braceros; great-grandchildren; Ashley and Allie Kennison, Jacob Rosander, Carter Cassidy, Micah, Aidan, Jordan, and Mia Braceros.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (November 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery.

Richard Joseph Kessler

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Nov. 1, 2010
Richard Joseph Kessler, 97, of Kailua, a retired sheet metal worker, died in Kailua. He was born in Tigard, Ore. He is survived by son Dan, brothers Bud and Gene, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Susima Cerbana Liwanag

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Nov. 10, 2010
Susima Cerbana “Susie” Liwanag, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired professional pianist, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Norman L. and M. Terri Liwanag, daughters Lillian B. Estrella, Leilani L. Ardini and Paula L. Hines; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann’s Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Mass: noon. Burial: 10 a.m. Nov. 30 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Michael Lopez

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Nov. 13, 2010
Michael “Pops” Lopez, 70, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Kaipo K. and Kawelo M., daughter Momi K., sisters Laurie King and Josie Lopez-Andrade, and three grandchildren. Private services. For more information, contact the family.

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Elaine Kui Heong Luff

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Oct. 26, 2010
Elaine Kui Heong Luff, 64, of Honolulu, a police dispatcher and 911 operator, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai son Gregory-Paul Maring and Hershul “Kua” Speer III, and hanai daughter Naomi-Ann Maring. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Maize Gun Dai Lum

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Oct. 28, 2010
Maize Gun Dai Lum, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Lams School Bus special-education bus driver, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James, daughters Sally Nakamura and Clarice Javier, brothers Gordon Ng and Allan King, sisters Sterling Kaahaaina and Helen Wright, eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alisa Atkinson McKinney

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Nov. 3, 2010
Alisa Atkinson McKinney, 54, of Volcano, Hawaii, a historical author, retired Volcano Winery general manager and Educational Seminars for the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park coordinator, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pullman, Wash. She is survived by son Dustin Vegas, daughter Lacy Vegas, mother Alana A. McKinney and sisters Laura Dee McKinney and Diane L. Thomas. Inurnment to be held at a later date.

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Herbert Sakae Mijo

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Sept. 28, 2010
Herbert Sakae Mijo, 87, of Honolulu, a retired

microphotographer for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Paahau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy, sons Dennis and Donald, sister Betty Hagihara and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Sandra Mae Mulford

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Nov. 2, 2010
Sandra Mae “Sandy” Mulford, 64, of Haleiwa died in Honolulu. She was born in Petaluma, Calif. She is survived by son Doug Jr., daughter Aulani, sister Susie Maldonado and a grandchild. Private services.

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Roy Riuji Nakano

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Nov. 2, 2010
Roy Riuji Nakano, 87, of Aiea, a retired state civil engineer, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Harriet H., son Russell and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Dean Y. Nishida

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Nov. 6, 2010
Dean Y. Nishida, 46, of Wailuku, a chemist and tennis instructor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by hanai father Jerry Javier, hanai mother Jamina Javier, hanai brothers Pito and Jeremy Javier, and hanai sisters Joy and Joanna Javier. Private services.

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RICHARD KUNITOSHI OGAWA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

RICHARD KUNITOSHI OGAWA

Age 78, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away November 7, 2010 in Waialua. Born June 22, 1932 in Waialua, Hawaii.

He is survived by brothers, Robert (Emi) Ogawa, Francis (Trudy) Ogawa of Colorado; sister, Helen Kimura; nieces & nephews.

Private services were held.


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