Archive for January 1st, 2011

Maria Bernadita Matilda Andrade

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Dec. 24, 2010
Maria Bernadita Matilda Andrade, 84, of Hauula, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tapiacitas, N.M. She is survived by husband John K., son Paul, daughters Awa Holly-Klayman and Deborah Andrade, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula, makai seaside chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Jan. 20 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Pedro Kama Cauton

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Dec. 15, 2010
Pedro Kama Cauton, also known as “Phillip” and “Uncle Phil,” 67, of Hono-lulu, a former McKinley Car Wash attendant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Samuel, Richard and Frederick; and sister Eliza Dias. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Burial: noon at the park cemetery. Casual attire.

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Amancio Calija Curammeng

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Dec. 3, 2010
Amancio Calija Curammeng, 95, of Waipahu, a retiree from Gay & Robinson Co. on Kauai, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son German; daughters Simeona Supnet and Anastacia C. Calixterio; sisters Rosalina Oamil, Angela Chavez and Victoria Cacho; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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NOBUO “DUKE” HAMAMOTO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

NOBUO “DUKE” HAMAMOTO

Age 93, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away December 14, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born May 14, 1917 in Kawailoa, Waialua, Hawaii. Nobuo retired as a warehouse man in Schofield, and also custodian at Solomon Elementary School. A member of Calvary Independent Church.

He is survived by sons, Wayne (Noriko) Hamamoto of CA, Jacob Hamamoto of Mililani; daughters, Dr. Pauline Hamamoto of Colorado, Jill (Keith) Kawamoto of Mililani; 5 grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:15 p.m. Tuesday (January 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:00 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (January 5) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please. No monetary gifts, please.

Kikue Higa

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Dec. 12, 2010
Kikue Higa, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Manufacturing seamstress, died. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Milton N., daughters Esther H. Zukeran and Brenda A. Pereira, brother Minoru Azama, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Shigeru Inouye

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Dec. 16, 2010
Shigeru Inouye, 98, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Robert M. and James Y., daughters Joyce S. Misawa and Myrna T. Karr, brother Tadashi, seven grand-children and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Cho Lee

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Dec. 23, 2010
Mary Cho Lee, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired Wheeler Intermediate School teacher, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Thomas and Stephen, daughter Wanda Yap, brother Dr. John Cho, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Walter F. Machado

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Dec. 17, 2010
Walter F. Machado, 80, of Waialua, an Army veteran, died in Waialua. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by numerous cousins. Private services.

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Clint Marantz

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Dec. 26, 2010
Clint Marantz, 89, of Kailua-Kona, a retired teacher, founder of the Performing Arts Foundation in Huntington, N.Y., and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by sons Eric and Benjamin, daughters Elizabeth Falvey and Ingrid Johnston, sister Sonny Berson and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: March 4 at Spencer Beach Park, Kawaihae, Hawaii. For details, call Benjamin Marantz at 345-6845.

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Patricia M. Nielsen

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Dec. 25, 2010
Patricia M. Nielsen, 62, of Honolulu, Oahu Transit Services Inc. vice president of paratransit services, died in Honolulu. She was born in Oregon. She is survived by husband Christopher, brother Patrick M. Doty, sister Phyllis Cipolla and stepfather Dino Gori. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Central Union Church. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Fu’ameleke Nikki Sii Fa’aliga Soliai Pomele

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Dec. 14, 2010
Fu’ameleke Nikki Sii Fa’aliga Soliai Pomele, 62, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hono-lulu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Tulipo Jr. and Puleava F.; daughters Rosemarie Maugatai, Vaolele Pomele and Lisa Kaio; brother Faaliga Faaliga; sisters Vaopule Turner and Vaa Sii; and 10 grandchildren. Services and burial in American Samoa. Photo omitted from an obituary published yesterday.

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Flora Sibucao Rabago

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Dec. 17, 2010
Flora Sibucao Rabago, 94, of Honolulu died in Kaneohe. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Fausto, Zosimo, Rodolfo, Emiliano, Alejandrino, Ricardo and Aurelio Jr.; and daughters Flor Alcantara, Beatriz Ibon and Luz Rabago. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Fernando Valdelosa Riborozo

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Dec. 21, 2010
Fernando Valdelosa Riborozo, 88, of Aina Haina, a retired Tahi-tian Lanai bartender, died at home. He was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by daughter Cresencia Vite and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gail S. Sims

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Nov. 17, 2010
Gail S. Sims, 83, of Kaneohe, a former president of Lone Star Construction Co. and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in California. He is survived by sons David and Steven, stepsons Ronald and Blaine Bramble, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jordan Fernandez Alejandro Sr.

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Dec. 25, 2010
Jordan Fernandez Alejandro Sr., 100, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Sugar Plantation boiler room engineer, Kamehameha Park caretaker and cook, died at home. He was born in Echague, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda; sons Jordan and Brian; daughters Andrea Brannigan, Loretta Alejandro and Joycelyn Antonio; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. All-night vigil: 4 p.m. Friday at 53-3980 S. Kahiwa Place, Kapaau. Visitation: 8 a.m. next Saturday at Sacred Heart Church, Hawi, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Theodore Yasuharu Tamai

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Nov. 23, 2010
Theodore Yasuharu Tamai, 75, of Honolulu, a U.S. Postal Service retiree and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Helen Harue Yoshimoto

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Dec. 2, 2010
Helen Harue Yoshimoto, 79, of Honolulu, a retired state employee, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Satomi, sons Lester and Daniel, daughters Ann Shigeta and Carol Ogata, brothers George and Jerry Kato, sister Ayako Kato and seven grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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