Archive for December 20th, 2010

Marian R. Cook (Flake)

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Dec. 9, 2010
Marian R. Cook (Flake), 85, of Centerville, Utah, a former Punahou School physical education teacher, died in Bountiful, Utah. She was born in California. She is survived by daughters Sherry Cook Tingley and Nancy Cook Collings, 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services held in Bountiful.

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Robert Aach

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Nov. 22, 2010
Robert “Bob” Aach, 82, of Oceanside, Calif., a Leeds Shoe Store manager and Kamehameha Garment Co. employee, died in Oceanside, Calif. He was born in Oceanside. He is survived by wife Yvonne, son Michael, daughters Susan and Debra Stoermer, and two grandchildren. Services were held in California. Donations suggested to Temple Etz Rimon, Rabbi Karen Sherma, 22 Chestnut Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008-2715.

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Donald Arizala

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Nov. 30, 2010
Donald Arizala, 67, of Mililani, a retired state Material Testing and Research Lab engineer technician supervisor, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Mona K., son Reid, brother Andy II and sister Joy Kumakura. Private services.

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Felixberto Barrientos

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Nov. 21, 2010
Felixberto “Berto” Barrientos, 86, of the Philippines, formerly of Hawaii, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. employee, died in the Philippines. He was born in Barrio Casantaan, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Tranquilina C.; sons Eduardo Sr., Jimmy, Ellazar, Salvador, Joseph, Balbino II and Tomas; daughters Linda Shinozuka and Rebecca Cadiz; brother James; sisters Alice Ragasa, Eleanor Aquinde and Gloria B. Manzano; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitations: 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation.

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Grace Wilma Bispo

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Dec. 10, 2010
Grace Wilma Bispo, 97, of Waianae died in Leeward Integrated Health Services. She was born in Mendocino, Calif. She is survived by daughters Beatrice Coffee and Beverly Keeney, seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services to be held in California.

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John R. Brooks

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Dec. 6, 2010
John R. “Bob” Brooks, 81, of Maui, a Bank of Hawaii manager and broker, Maui Realty’s Lahaina Branch manager and an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War, died at Hale Makua in Wailuku. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Bobby, Scott and Hunter; daughters Kathy, Laurie and Robin; brother Charles W.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jeffrey Walter Butts

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Dec. 14, 2010
Jeffrey Walter “Jeff” Butts, 63, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a Hewlett-Packard engineer and Navy veteran who served in Vietnam, died at home. He was born in Healdsburg, Calif. He is survived by daughter Angela Derr, sisters Melinda Hill and Caralyn Christian, caregiver Patty Steele, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations may be made to Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary, P.O. Box 1259, Kurtistown, HI 96760.

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Anthony Dorian

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Dec. 8, 2010
Anthony Dorian, 66, of Princeville, Kauai, a marketing employee, died. He was born in Kingsville, Texas. Private services.

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Laura Bing Tong Freitas

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Dec. 4, 2010
Laura Bing Tong Freitas, 88, of Honolulu, proprietor of a dairy farm in Waianae, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hong Kong. She is survived by son Siu Kwan Leung, daughters Marina Thompson and Venita Lok, brother Chi Kai Yau and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Christine Victoria Gualdarama

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Dec. 11, 2010
Christine Victoria Gualdarama, 45, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Matthew; mother Dolly Mae; brother Alfred Jr.; sisters Rosalind Ifuku, Dee Robinson and Candice Medina; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m.

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Takeko Tsukada Halabrin

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Dec. 12, 2010
Takeko Tsukada Halabrin, 92, of Wahiawa died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Japan. She is survived by stepson Michael, stepdaughters Susan and Nancy, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kimiko Harano

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Dec. 7, 2010
Kimiko Harano, 99, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii matron, died. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Richard S. Ueno and a grandchild. Private services.

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Edwin Koji Hata

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Dec. 7, 2010
Edwin Koji “Ed” Hata, 54, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy C., stepson Leighton C. Nino, stepdaughter Reina K. Nino, mother Marion S. and brother Steven K. Private services.

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EDWIN SABURO HIRONAKA

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EDWIN SABURO HIRONAKA

Edwin Saburo Hironaka, 80, of Kaneohe, died December 4, 2010 in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by his wife, Yaeko; son, Grant; daughter, Lynn (Brian) Parscal; brothers, Albert (Roberta) and Walter (Nancy); sister-in-law, Alice Hironaka; Grandchildren, Celeste (Roy) Hanawahine, Jill (Jake) Lucas, John (Nohea) Kumalae and 5 great grandchildren. Private services held. No Koden. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Eleanor H. Honda

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Dec. 5, 2010
Eleanor H. Honda, 102, of Mililani, a retired Fronk Clinic nurse, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Rae Seaton and June Honda, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alexander Williamson II

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Nov. 26, 2010
Alexander “Alec” Williamson II, 63, of Medford, Ore., a professional woodworker, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Janet, son John, daughter Lisa Oshiro, sister J. Susan Corley and six grandchildren. Services held in Oregon.

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Faye Ruby Ingledew

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Dec. 12, 2010
Faye Ruby Ingledew, 86, of Hilo, a retired real estate agent, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by husband Paul A., sons Steve and Russel, daughter Paula Holbrok, 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services to be held at a later date.

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Niki Pili Kanui

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Dec. 9, 2010
Niki Pili Kanui, 30, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai son Chevy; hanai daughter Selena; father Jeffrey; mother Faith; grandfather Samuel Pomaikai; grandmother Bernice; brothers Jeff, Niki III, Nelson, Nolan, Anuboi, Jonathan, Niki Jr. and John Kanui, Kahale Delima, Raymond D. Sticks, Thomas Palpallatoc, Jesse Sale, John Jacob Newman, Ama Joshua, Herman Jeremiah, Jonathan Taamu and Apela Medina; and sisters Renee Tavares, Ronnie Taamu, Cheryl Ball-Kanui, Jenn Palpallatoc, Keola Kaahanui and Charlene A. and Bernice Kanui. Private services.

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Agnes Lee Kato

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Dec. 1, 2010
Agnes Lee Kato, 85, of Kailua, a Hickam Air Force Base payroll clerk, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Martin; son John; daughters Lois Boeri and Lucy and Mary Kato; brother Andrew Lee; sisters Josephine Powell and Virginia Ishida; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Christopher Clarke Kawakami

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Dec. 15, 2010
Christopher Clarke “Chris” Kawakami, 63, of Waimea, Hawaii, a woodworker, Waimea Strings owner and Army veteran, died in Waimea. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by wife Kathy, sons Carey Higa and Matt Kawakami, daughter Erin and brothers Clarke and David. Services pending.

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Jerry Kiyomi Kawakami

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Nov. 25, 2010
Jerry Kiyomi Kawakami, 81, of Honolulu, a Neal Blaisdell Center maintenance foreman, died at home. He was born in Amauulu Camp IV, Hilo. He is survived by wife Elsie; son Bruce Hironaka; daughters Cindy Tokita, Carol Kava-Tanaka and Alma Hironaka; sister Margaret Tonaki; and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Frank Alan Knight

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Nov. 11, 2010
Frank Alan Knight, 47, of Aiea died in Hospice Hawaii. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Angelique L., daughters Charli ann and Hailey Lenore, mother Machiel Moore, brother Douglas and sister Sholeh Cox. Private services.

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Katsumi Maeda

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Nov. 11, 2010
Katsumi “Kats” Maeda, 91, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. postal clerk and Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanne and daughter Wendy. Private services.

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Eugene C. McCully

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Nov. 24, 2010
Eugene C. “Cap” McCully, 71, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a machinist and Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Stephen and Victor. Services pending.

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Elsie Shizuko Morita

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Dec. 10, 2010
Elsie Shizuko Morita, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Ola Kino. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Yoshio, son Dennis, daughter Carol, brother Hiroshi Kitsutani, sister Fumie Sasabe, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Bernadette Kuulei Nakagawa

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Dec. 9, 2010
Bernadette Kuulei Nakagawa, 77, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Joseph N.; daughters Theresa Bartolome, Annette Delima and Charlene, Jolene and Sharon Nakagawa; brother Edward Cardoza; sister Michelle Wilhelm; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Urn services: 6 p.m.

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Jason S. Nakano

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Nov. 26, 2010
Jason S. Nakano, 43, of Pearl City, a heavy equipment operator mechanic and Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Gregory and Judy, sister Dr. Kathy Jean M. Bogart and grandparent Elaine Nakano. Private services.

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Tomio Nariyoshi

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Nov. 26, 2010

Tomio “Tom” Nariyoshi, 87, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired power plant operator for the Pan Am World Institute on Kwajalein island and a mechanic for the former Von Hamm Young Co., died at home. He was born in Kurtistown and was an Army veteran who served in World War II. He is survived by wife Chiyoko, sons Rowland A. and Dave T., daughters Joyce T. Hamaguchi and Lillian K. Nariyoshi, sister Jane Y. Fujimoto, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Molly Shizuko Takahashi

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Dec. 14, 2010
Molly Shizuko Takahashi, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hyatt Regency Waikiki waitress, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Alan, Scott, Kyle and Kurt; daughter Patti Young; brothers Shotaro, Akinori, Clarence and James Ota; sisters Miyoko Sugai, Yoneko Bowser, Janet Ota and Vicky Chan; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Tuluiga Safune Tolai

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Nov. 23, 2010
Tuluiga Safune Tolai, 47, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Afono, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Vaiipu, sons Filituna A. and William P., daughters Victoria M. and Veronica T., brother Anesi T. Poloa, sister Faauuga Poloa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 94-210 Kahualii St., Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park.

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