Archive for January 3rd, 2011

Rosalina Viernes Cabal

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Dec. 19, 2010
Rosalina Viernes “Saling” Cabal, 75, of Hilo, a Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. factory employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by sons Daniel and Sergio Jr.; daughters Josephine Cabal and Catherine Salvador; sisters Teodocia Colobong, Primie Ribao, Pacita Pataueg, Maria Respicio and Luzviminda Palilio; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at First Born Temple Church, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

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Clarence Gonsalves

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Dec. 21, 2010
Clarence “Tommy” Gonsalves, 76, of Kailua, a retired welder, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother James “Biggie” and sister Betty Baker. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach boat ramp. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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Mervin K. Kamalu

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Nov. 27, 2010
Mervin K. Kamalu, 49, of Kapolei, an operating engineer, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Bryson Ramos; daughter Bricy Ramos; mother Marian Iona; brothers Albert, Alexander and Calvin Kamalu, and Rudy Iona; and sisters Sammi Mawae and Honey Girl and Christina Kamalu. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Point Panic. Casual attire.

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Walter I.M. Kau

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Dec. 20, 2010
Walter I.M. Kau, 90, of Honolulu, a St. Clement’s Church organist and a Navy veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son W. Philip, sister Bernice, brother Robert “Bobby” and two grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth’s Church. Burial: noon at Oahu Cemetery. Lunch to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kulana Gilbert Gentaro Kauhi-Apao

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Dec. 17, 2010
Kulana Gilbert Gentaro Kauhi-Apao, 26, of Kaneohe, a Securitas Security Services schedule manager and Queen Victoria condo employee, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Ernest Apao; mother Christine Kauhi; brothers Zach, Keoua, Kapono and Jonah; sisters Camie, Mahealani and Moani; and grandparent Roselani Apao. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Services: noon. Inurnment: 10 a.m. next Monday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Zachariah Kakalia Kauhola

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Dec. 25, 2010
Zachariah Kakalia Kauhola, 65, of Honolulu, a General Dynamics electrician and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Zachariah “Zach” II; daughter Emily; brothers Robert, Francis, Gary, Ainsley and Matthew; and sisters Edith Herring, Elizabeth Redongo, Lynette Fernandez, Momilani Thompson and Aloha Planesi. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edward Keohohou

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

EDWARD KEOHOHOU

Age 85 of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away December 14, 2010 in Waipahu. He was born September 23, 1925 in Napoopoo, South Kona, Hawaii. A retired HawaiianTel installer at Waipahu Station.

He is survived by his sons, Henry Keohohou, Melvin Keohohou, Edwin Keohohou, Steven (Vickie) Keohohou of KS, David Keohohou, Bruce Keohohou; daughters, Arden (Wayne) Victor, Sandra; 8 grand-children, 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Eleanor Clark of CA, Daisy Kelly of OK.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (January 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, at Punchbowl. Aloha Attire.

Leonard Leone Lee

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Dec. 5, 2010
Leonard Leone Lee, also known as “Asum,” “Blossum,” “Cabbage” and “Big Lee,” 72, of Lanai City, a retired laborer, died in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brother Lowell and sister Jocelyn Celcer. No services. Scattering of ashes at a later date in Mililani and on Lanai.

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Harry Chi Ming Lin

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Dec. 12, 2010
Harry Chi Ming Lin, 74, of Honolulu died at the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by sons Thomson and Ted. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Chinese Buddhist services. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Ramona Catalina M. Madariaga

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Dec. 22, 2010
Ramona Catalina M. Madariaga, 77, of Kahului, a retired housekeeper at Westin Maui in Lahaina, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Roger M.; daughters Corazon M. and Natividad Emma M. Madariaga, and Esmenia M. Madariaga-Trevino; two grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at King’s Cathedral (First Assembly of God). Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

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Fortunato B. Mendoza

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Dec. 4, 2010
Fortunato B. Mendoza, 77, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Mapandan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Francisca; sons Henry, Orlando and Edmundo; daughter Lisa Briones; sisters Auria Bautista and Carina Dulay; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St., Honolulu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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James Alan Mersberg

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Nov. 30, 2010
James Alan “Kimo” Mersberg, 53, of Waianae, former owner of Jimmy’s Razorback Pumping Services, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Shannon Williams; daughters Samantha, Kala and Tita Mersberg, and Jerusha Williams; brother Melvin; sisters Maile T.K., Yvonne and Toni G.; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Baptist Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Larry Sherman Miguel

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Dec. 17, 2010
Larry Sherman Miguel, 63, of Waikapu, Maui, a retired U.S. Postal Service supervisor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by wife Julie; sons Lloyd Jacintho and Kent Miguel; daughters Tanya De Rego and Kim Miller; mother Nancy; brothers Henry, Eddie and Herman; sisters Madeline Razo and Winifred “Choo Choo” Miyahira; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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June Utako Morioka

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Dec. 5, 2010
June Utako Morioka, 95, of Honolulu, a ceramic artist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tottori, Japan. She is survived by son John; daughters Mae L. Sanjek, Diane Owyang and Mary Morioka; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazumae I. Oishi

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Dec. 4, 2010
Kazumae I. Oishi, 88, of Kailua, a homemaker, died. She was born in Monterey, Calif. She is survived by sons Drs. Stephen, Martin and Calvin; daughter Donna; brothers Jimmie, Paul and Harry Ichiuji; and eight grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to KUMC Foundation, c/o M and K Oishi Family Trust, 1110 Kailua Road, Kailua, HI 96734.

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Richard Masaichi Oshiro

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Dec. 23, 2010
Richard Masaichi “Butch” Oshiro, 69, of Honolulu, a retired house painter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean, son Reid, daughter Joni Fujimoto, mother Kathleen “Sumi,” brothers Dennis and Donald, sisters Elaine “Rinky” Takahara and Jane Oshiro, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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CRISTOTA GELLA SAMSON

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

CRISTOTA GELLA SAMSON

Age 85, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away December 15, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born June 10, 1925 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was a retired employee for Department of Education.

She is survived by sons; Michael A. (Sharlene) Samson, Mark G. (Gwyneth) Samson; daughters, Mary T. Samson, Patricia (Jonathon) Samson-Thorbs; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (January 6) at St. Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Thomas “Bolo” A. Ortogero, Sr.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

THOMAS “BOLO” A. ORTOGERO, SR.

Age 84 of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away December 27, 2010 in Honolulu. He was born September 20, 1926 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Thomas was a retired Plumber; World War II veteran; former VFW Commander (3 terms), and distinguished gold medal rifleman. He was also in the Hawaii Army National Guard.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice Arruda Ortogero; sons, Thomas (Kristine) Ortogero, Jr. of Hilo, Brian (Kathleen) Ortogero of Maui; daughters, Cassandra Ortogero-Pang, Darlene (Peter) Canyon; sisters, Cecilia Palaroan, Lucy Genobaga; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 8:00 a.m. Friday (January 7) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City); Mass 11:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Cemetery of The Pacific at Punchbowl.

Earl Kamaile Kuailani Sr.

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Dec. 12, 2010
Earl Kamaile Kuailani Sr., 59, of Hana, Maui, a former Goodfellow heavy equipment operator, died in Hana. He was born in Hana. He is survived by wife Naomi; son Earl Jr.; daughters Kimberly Sensano and Kiley and Trina Kuailani; hanai sons Erick Nelson and Kealoha Beck; hanai daughters Donnalee Nelson, Kamalei Pico and Robin-Lynn Manaois; brothers Ronald and Keith Kuailani, and Keoki Kalani; sisters Beverly Shamblin and Rowena Nelson-Torris; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Alvin F. Van Treese Sr.

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Dec. 24, 2010
Alvin F. Van Treese Sr., 88, of Honolulu, a retired machinist at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Hamlin, Texas. He is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Alvin Jr. and Steven Van Treese, and Ronald and Xavier Ikei; daughters Wenonah Kina and Judith Miyashiro; 11 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Olivet Baptist Church, 1775 S. Beretania St., Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Ronald Yoshio Tani

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Dec. 12, 2010
Ronald Yoshio Tani, 93, of Honolulu, a retired plasterer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Vivian A., son Wayne K., daughters Barbara S. Nakatsu and Maureen R. Doi, brother Edwin M., sisters Sister Maryann and Leatrice M. Yamaguchi, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great- grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Leona Cheryl Teixeira

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Dec. 15, 2010
Leona Cheryl Teixeira, 56, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John Teixeira and Adam Horio, daughter Sheri Torio, mother Winona Brown, brother Gabriel Beter Jr., sister Bobbi Beter-Moses and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kenneth K.P. Tong

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Dec. 11, 2010
Kenneth K.P. Tong, 84, of Waianae, a retired Public Works Center plumber at Barbers Point, owner of Maile Plumbing Service and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kenneth K.W., daughters Phyllis and Tammy, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. next Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Emiko Tsuneda

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Dec. 28, 2010
Emiko “Amy” Tsuneda, 82, of Hilo, a homemaker and former Hawaii County Police Department clerk and stenographer, died in the Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Randy; brothers Clarence, Edward, George, Tatsuji and Andrew Hirata; sister Elaine Okamoto; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Graveside urn committal services: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Isao Yamamura

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Dec. 16, 2010
Isao Yamamura, 89, of Waipahu, a fourth-degree black belt instructor in aikido at Hawaii Aiki Kai in Ewa, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Kipapa. He is survived by wife Janet, sons Dean and Daniel, brother Lawrence, sisters Yvonne Tokumoto and Audrey Shimomura, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Katsumi Yoshida

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Dec. 14, 2010
Katsumi “Kelly” Yoshida, 84, of Aiea, a retired letter carrier with the Kahala Post Office, a night manager at Kenny’s Burger House and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Elizabeth S., son Dean K., daughter Stacey E. Christensen, sister Maude K. Hall and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Committal services and inurnment: 9:30 a.m. next Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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