Archive for December 2nd, 2010

Isabella Kauakea Aiona Abbott

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Oct. 28, 2010
Isabella Kauakea Aiona Abbott, 91, of Honolulu, a professor, marine botanist, author and educator, will be remembered in services 6 p.m. Tuesday at Bishop Museum’s Great Lawn. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by daughter Annie A. Foerster and grandchild Catherine Foerster. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the University of Hawaii Abbott Award for Graduate Research or to the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.

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Mathilda Kalehua Makanoe Choy Agustin

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Nov. 20, 2010
Mathilda Kalehua Makanoe Choy Agustin, also known as Lehua Choy, 61, of Honolulu, a flower lei maker and crafter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lewis, sons Steve and Jason Choy, daughter Lily-Lyann Choy, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private gathering. Condolences may be sent to Lewis Agustin, 1733 Palolo Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816.

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Caroline Goo Albao

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Nov. 7, 2010
Caroline Goo Albao, 93, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Hawaiian Canneries accountant, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kalihiwai, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Barbara Gayagas and Janice Wright, sister Lynette Lee, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Mary Alice Bessara

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Nov. 26, 2010
Mary Alice “Molly” Bessara, 72, of Kapolei died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Middlesex, England. She is survived by sons Anthony IV, Peter and Robert, daughters Julie Ariola and Melissa Bessara-Martinez, nine grand- children and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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William Broniola

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Nov. 7, 2010
William Broniola, 76, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons William, Tyrone and Albert Broniola, and Byce Iked, brothers Ernest Broniola and Steven Lagarit Jr., sister Mildred Cortez and numerous grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Herbert John Carlos

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Nov. 17, 2010
Herbert John Carlos, 82, of Waianae, a retired owner of Uncle Herb’s Da Best Malasadas and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Manuel and Walter and sisters Hilda Costa and Beatrice Himenes. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Vincent Yung Yet Chong

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Nov. 24, 2010
Vincent Yung Yet Chong, 80, of Honolulu, an Army and U.S. Postal Service retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley J.; sons Vincent “Boyse” and Robin; daughters Bonnie Kahakui, Penny Chong, Belinda Magarifuji and Ginger Chong- Spiegel; sisters Hazel Manabat and Nancy Whitman; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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LEONARD “MARIANO” RAMONES CONSTANTINO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

LEONARD “MARIANO” RAMONES CONSTANTINO

Age 65, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away October 26, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born April 30, 1945 in Bgy #11 Bacarra Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Leonard retired from Oahu Sugar Company.

He is survived by spouse, Magdalena Constantino; daughter, Madeline Constantino; sons, Richard (Margie) Constantino, Glen Constantino, Cliff Constantino, Leo Constantino; brothers, Romy (Loling) Constantino, Tony (Mely) Constantino; sisters, Rosalinda (John) Rivera, Edna (Thomas Sr.) Saito, Vicky Constantino; sister-in-law, Ofelia Constantino; 3 grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Sunday (December 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Monday (December 6) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Louis Baas Fojas

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Nov. 27, 2010
Louis Baas Fojas, 77, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Cavite, Philippines. He is survived by wife Joyce, daughters Sofia, Olivia, Camilla and Rebecca, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Myeloproliferative Disorders Foundation, www.mpdfoundation.org.

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James T. Fukae

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Nov. 6, 2010
James T. Fukae, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Universal Equipment heavy equipment operator and mechanic, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by daughter Lynette Hanaoka, sister Betty Dela Cuesta, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Evelyn Shinako Furushima

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Nov. 17, 2010
Evelyn Shinako Furushima, 91, of Koloa, Kauai, a Kauai Commercial Co. supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Alan T. and Melvin M. Sasaki, daughters Ruth E. Matsumoto and Joyce C. Nakaoka, stepsons Ralph and Dennis, stepdaughters Carol Moriguchi and Gail Makishi, sister Leatrice M. Kimura, 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yukiye Hamakado

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Oct. 27, 2010
Yukiye Hamakado, 89, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Telephone Co. maintenance employee, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bert and Myles, daughters Gloria Hamakado and Ann Talon, brother Curt T. Tagawa, sisters Shinayo Imada and Mary T. Nakashima, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Elfrieda Akona Hamano

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Nov. 21, 2010
Elfrieda Akona Hamano, 94, of Koloa, Kauai, a state Department of Education retiree, died in Hale Kupuna. She was born in Koloa. She is survived by daughters Lynette Buhk and Helen Morris, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous hanai family members. Private services.

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Wilfred Tsuneo Imamura

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Oct. 7, 2010
Wilfred Tsuneo Imamura, 93, of Honolulu, owner of S. Imamura Store in Kaunakaki, Molokai, died. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Jane S., daughters Carolyn, Elizabeth and Jean, sisters Ilona T. Frie and Kay K. Hirayama, and two grandchildren. Services held.

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HENRY WASSMAN, JR.

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

HENRY WASSMAN, JR.

Age 93, of Honolulu, passed away November 15, 2010 at Leahi Hospital. Born January 6, 1917 in Keauhou, North Kona, Hawaii. Retired from Primo Brewery.

He is survived by daughters, Linda Ann (Michael) Beghtol of West Virginia, Kathleen (Walter) Clarke; son, Henry (Francine) Wassman III; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 6) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Committal service 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Henry Wassman Jr.

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Nov. 15, 2010
Henry Wassman Jr., 93, of Honolulu, a Primo Brewery retiree and an Army veteran, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Keauhou, Hawaii. He is survived by son Henry III, daughters Linda Ann Beghtol and Kathleen Clarke, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Isamu Kawamura

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Nov. 19, 2010
Isamu “Sam” Kawamura, 86, of Princeville, Kauai, a retired Princeville Corp. comptroller and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Irene, daughters Eleanor Suzuki and Lynn Black, and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Newman Kajer Lake

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Nov. 27, 2010
Newman Kajer Lake, 67, of Laie, a retired Polynesian Cultural Center security manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Toiva; sons David N., Martin A.L. and Newman K.O. Lake, and Michael Coleman; daughter Davina E.; sisters Nola Berlinghoff and Nova Canbe; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie North Stake Center. Services: noon. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery.

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Keith Lane

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Nov. 1, 2010
Keith Lane, 60, of Kawaihae, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Great Lakes, Ill. He has no known survivors. Services pending.

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Francisco Lopez

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Nov. 20, 2010
Francisco Lopez, 80, of Pearl City, a federal government warehouse supervisor, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. He is survived by son Derick W., daughters Teresa F. Hill and Clair P. Kelly, brothers Richard and Eleino, and five grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Vivian Kiyoko Moriki

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Nov. 25, 2010
Vivian Kiyoko Moriki, 79, of Honolulu, a retired federal government secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Sandra Moriki-Shiu and Jean Moriki, brother Lawrence T. Fukumoto and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Loretta Hisako Motooka

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Nov. 9, 2010
Loretta Hisako Motooka, 78, of Aiea, a retired Sets’ and Sally’s hairstylist, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Sun Tok Oh

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Nov. 28, 2010
Sun Tok Oh, 92, of Honolulu died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Korea. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Richard Jiei Omine

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Nov. 16, 2010
Richard Jiei Omine, 81, of Mililani, a retired Matson Navigation Co. able seaman, died at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Harue, son Dirk J., sisters Shizuko Gushiken and Myra Nihipali, and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Dorothy Yaeko Sakai

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Nov. 7, 2010
Dorothy Yaeko Sakai, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Catholic Social Services secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Barbara E. Kohara, brother Takashi Kuwahara, sisters Kimiko Okutani and Alice Shimogawa, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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RUBEN PALADA SANTOS

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

RUBEN PALADA SANTOS

Age 60, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away November 22, 2010 in Honolulu. Born July 20, 1950 in Mabini, Philippines.

He is survived by wife, Alicia Santos; son, Reginald L. Santos; daughters, Cassandra Santos of CA, Tamara Bryant; brothers, Eduardo Santos, Rick Santos, Rolando Santos of WA, Elmerande Santos of WA, Larry Salvador Santos of WA; sister, Leilani Moral of WA.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Sunday (December 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m.

Dennis Charles Sherck

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Nov. 25, 2010
Dennis Charles “Denny” Sherck, 68, of Ventura, Calif., a retired self-employed marine fabricator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Clyde, Ohio. He is survived by wife Sheila, daughter Wendy Macaheleg, brother Jack, sister Marti Pike, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Rose M. Stibbard

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Nov. 24, 2010
Rose M. Stibbard, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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LUVI C. TADENA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

LUVI C. TADENA

Age 70, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away November 14, 2010 in Philippines. Born December 23, 1939 in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was a retired senior electrical inspector for the City and County of Honolulu.

He is survived by wife, Greta Tadena; son, Louie (Lisette) Tadena; daughters, Misty Tadena, Mary Lou (Jesse) Morgan, Mary Jane (Sidney) Hart, Mary Ann Tadena; 15 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters, Flora (Pedro) Corla, Monica Cabang, Anita Pagdilao; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (December 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (December 6) at Miliani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Setefano Enosi Tuipulotu

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Nov. 14, 2010
Setefano Enosi Tuipulotu, 30, of Honolulu, a landscaper, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by father Fatainuuhiva, mother Paea, brothers Lawrence and Charles, sisters Maria and Bernadette, and grandparents Timote Fine and Finau Tuipulotu. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial at a later date.

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