Archive for January 6th, 2011

Letitia Ruth Bise

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Dec. 14, 2010
Letitia Ruth “Leti” Bise, 49, of Kapolei, a public health nurse in Central Oahu, died in Kapolei. She was born in Houston. She is survived by husband Kerry, sons Matthew and Nicholas, parents Samuel and Joy Cabebe, brothers Joel and Jonathan Cabebe, and sisters Deborah Braceros and Kori Knapp. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Ewa Community Church, 91-1256 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Emma Kehaulani Chang

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Dec. 25, 2010
Emma Kehaulani Chang, 16, of Honolulu, a Saint Francis School student, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Russell, mother Perri and brother Kealii. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at Saint Francis School.

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Francis Yun Tong Chinn

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Dec. 25, 2010
Francis Yun Tong Chinn, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supply specialist and Navy veteran, died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert K.C., daughter Carol Chiu, sister Dorothy Jair, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Walter Chee Kwon Chun

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Dec. 27, 2010
Walter Chee Kwon Chun, 99, of Honolulu, a retired banker and China business consultant, died. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Sau Chun W., daughter Yen and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation for Center of Chinese Studies.

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Garnard Coles

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Dec. 23, 2010
Garnard “Brent” Coles, 59, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a carpenter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pendleton, Ore. He is survived by wife Kathy, son Dustin, daughter Cheresa , mother Helen Holton, brothers Alan and Dane, sister Cheri and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Leilani Estates Park.

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Yaeko Fujiwara

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YAEKO FUJIWARA

101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at Queen’s Medical Center on December 27, 2010. She was born in Honolulu. She was predeceased by husband, Mitozo Fujiwara.

She is survived by son, Richard “Dick” H. (Betty) Fujiwara; daughters, June F. (Phillip) Brieske, Beatrice H. Sakai; brother, Norman M. Kawaguchi (Donna); sisters, Gail S. Maeda, Grace K. (Robert) Sensui; caregiver, Amy T.; 6 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Yaeko Fujiwara

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Dec. 27, 2010
Yaeko Fujiwara, 101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard H. “Dick,” daughters June F. Brieske and Beatrice H. Sakai, brother Norman M. Kawaguchi, sisters Gail S. Maeda and Grace K. Sensui, caregiver Amy T., six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great- great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Megumu Hamamura

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Jan. 4, 2011
Megumu “Megs” Hamamura, 89, of Wailua Houselots, Kauai, died at home. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by wife Helen; sons Dave, Glen and Jon; daughters Emily Kurashige and April Gragas; brothers Satoshi and Sada; sisters Toshiko Iida, Mieko Iwai and Tomie Kaniho; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. tomorrow at All Saints Church, Kapaa, Kauai. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jacqueline Kay Henry

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Dec. 20, 2010
Jacqueline Kay Henry, 66, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired restaurant manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Lansing, Mich. She is survived by sons Neil and Eric, daughter Denise, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Toshiye Nakano Hirata

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Nov. 16, 2010
Toshiye Nakano Hirata, 89, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by brother Kunito Nakano, and sisters Fusae Imada and Shimoe Mukai. Private services.

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MITSUGI HORIUCHI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

MITSUGI HORIUCHI

Age 92, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away December 17, 2010 in Honolulu. Born April 12, 1918 in Waipahu, Hawaii. He was a member of Shinnyo-En Hawaii.

He is survived by wife, Evelyn H. Horiuchi; daughter, Maxine Lee; son, Glenn (Arlene) Horiuchi; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Harold Satoshi Ishikawa

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Nov. 22, 2010
Harold Satoshi Ishikawa, 89, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Public Works electronic technician and Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by son Bryan, daughters Cynthia Uyeunten and Christine Shumate, sisters Kimie “Kay” Okaneku and Elaine Akamatsu, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Momiko Iwamoto

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Dec. 31, 2010
Momiko Iwamoto, 88, of Honolulu, an employee at LaRonde Restaurants and Byron II Restaurant, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Roy, Ronald and Randall; daughter Carolyn Reynolds; brother Shigeo Takai; sister Kiyoko “Kay” Kishi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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Carl C. Belin Jr.

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Dec. 9, 2010
Carl C. Belin Jr., 80, of Kailua, a retired Oahu Construction Co. supervisor, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Arkansas. He is survived by wife Concepcion; son Carl; daughters Marcia Kealohi, Pearlie Benito, Sheila Montayre and Carla Jacobs; brother Carroll Dwayne; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Kazue Kadota

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Dec. 25, 2010
Kazue “Kay” Kadota, 88, of Hilo, proprietress of Kadota’s Liquor & K’s Drive In , died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Thomas Y. Jr., Dale M. and Roy H.; brother Mitsuo Kitagawa; sisters Patsy Ota and Mae Elipse; and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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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 Navy veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son W. Philip, brother Robert “Bobby,” sister Bernice and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Peggy Chizuko Kawabata

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Dec. 27, 2010
Peggy Chizuko Kawabata of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education secretary, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Leith M., son Eric Ito, daughters Lisa Kodama and Jodi Kawabata, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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LaVar Krantz

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Dec. 31, 2010
LaVar Krantz, 80, of Sandy, Utah, a musician, University of Hawaii Music Department teacher and Honolulu Symphony violinist, died at home. He was born in Salt Lake City. He is survived by wife Marilyn; son Norman; and daughters Valerie, Laurilyn and Rosalie. Services held in Utah. Flowers welcome.

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Tevita Loketi

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Dec. 28, 2010
Tevita “Loketi” Loketi, 49, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Hut Polynesian dancer, died at home. He was born in Tongatapu, Tonga. He is survived by father Manu; mother Mele; brothers Solomone, Taniela, Saia, Sitaleki, Alatini and Lupeni; and sister Kakala Guajardo. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional services: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Free Church of Tonga. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Lillian Akiko Lumacad

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Dec. 26, 2010
Lillian Akiko Lumacad, 86, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired teacher’s aide for the Kauai Economic Opportunity program, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Claude, daughter Donna Yamamoto, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel, Koloa. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

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Joy Lynn Macres

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Dec. 13, 2010
Joy Lynn Macres, 28, of Holualoa, Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by parents Steve and Jeri, and brother Christopher. No services at this time.

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Tautasi K. Manicas

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Dec. 22, 2010
Tautasi K. Manicas, 48, of Honolulu, a marketing manager at Honolulu Academy of Arts and Bishop Museum, died. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. She is survived by parents Peter and Shirley, and brother Theodore. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Miriam Tatsuko Matsuda

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Dec. 21, 2010
Miriam Tatsuko Matsuda, 73, of Honolulu, a First Insurance Co. human resources administrator, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert N., son Lance N., daughter Blanche N. Fountain, brothers James and Howard Kawasaki, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Winifred Loo Nadamoto

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Dec. 16, 2010
Winifred Loo Nadamoto, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne and Dwight, daughters Kathryn Nakamura and Laurie Nadamoto, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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June Kaahumanu Spalding Namahoe

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Jan. 1, 2011
June Kaahumanu Spalding Namahoe, 82, of Waianae, a retired state maintenance supervisor, died in Leeward Integrated Health. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Imaikalani Jr., Bennet and Dwayne; daughter Sherylyne Akao; sister Elizabeth Tai; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Sophie Nonomura

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SOPHIE NONOMURA

Sophie Nonomura died 12/11/2010.

Private funeral held.

She had a B.A. in music from a U.H. Scholarship. She worked at the airport till she retired.

CLAUDIA UILANI LEE OKADA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

CLAUDIA UILANI LEE OKADA

Age 55, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away December 25, 2010 in Aiea. Born October 11, 1955 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was a devoted mother and grandmother to all her family.

She is survived by husband, Nathan Okada; daughters, Jenifer Thomas, Tyler Okada; mother, Merna Akana; sisters, Nani (Rodney) Botelho, Kathy (Frank) Uehara; brothers, Frank (Lisa) Akana, John Akana; 2 grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (January 10) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Mary Choy Parker

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Dec. 22, 2010
Mary Choy Parker, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired Halekulani Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Samson Jr. and Wendell; daughters Janice Kaniho and Beatrice P. Lee; brothers John “Johnny,” Manuel “Manny,” Ernest, Joseph, Stephen and Raymond “Lamon” Ah Choy, and Richard “Zuna” Choy ; sisters Alice DeLuz and Veronica Jenkin; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Stake Center, 46-117 Halaulani St. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Laie Cemetery.

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Concepcion Narciso Pascua

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Dec. 1, 2010
Concepcion Narciso Pascua, 82, of Ewa Beach died in Kapolei. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Samson, daughters Eunice Eslava and Dinah Hernandez, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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CONCETTA “DITTY” PICO

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CONCETTA “DITTY” PICO

86, passed away on Dec. 17, 2010.

She was the widow of Tom Pico, Sr. and the mother of five children, Thomas Jr., John, Ray, Monique, and Gerald. Born in Perth Amboy, NJ, the Picos were long time residents of Windward O’ahu.

Ditty is also survived by several grand children and great-grand children, sisters Philomina Lollo and Maggie Seavy, daughters in law, Mary Zanakis, Marie Pico, Sue Pico and Debi Pico.

Services will be January 18, 2011 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Chapel in Kaneohe.

Viewing at 11:30, Services at noon, burial to follow. Donations to YOUR favorite charity.


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