Archive for January, 2011

Elaia R. Enriquez

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Jan. 16, 2011
Elaia R. Enriquez, 67, of Waianae, an Army veteran, died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by wife Cynthia L., sons John W.L. Sr. and Robert III, daughters Shannon Enriquez and Tabitha Oberley, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Kenzie Satoshi Endo

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Jan. 8, 2011
Kenzie Satoshi Endo, 54, of Honolulu, an Insurance Factors vice president of marketing, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Judy; sons Jason, Michael, Nicholas and Matthew; daughter Alyssa; father Shinichi; mother Nancy C.; and brothers Paul and David. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Punahou School Thurston Memorial Chapel. Services: 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Justin Larry Ikaika Duque

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Jan. 2, 2011
Justin Larry Ikaika Duque, 27, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a landscaper, died. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by parents Larry and Lona, brother Preston, sisters Larae Hughes and Jasmine Duque-Troy, hanai mother Barbara Wilhauck and grandparent Frances Fu. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 29 at Aloha Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

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Agnes Catherine Conrad

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Jan. 10, 2011
Agnes Catherine Conrad, 93, of Honolulu, a territorial and state archivist, will be remembered in services at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave., Manoa. She was born in California. She is survived by nephews Michael Longmire and Hunton and Kelly Conrad.

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Sheila M.G. Cleary

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Jan. 16, 2011
Sheila M.G. Cleary, 29, of Honolulu, a Heald College Medical Program student, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Suzanne L. Cleary. Services pending. Donations may be made to the Hawaiian Humane Society.

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Helen Chai Moi Yee Chun

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Dec. 23, 2010
Helen Chai Moi Yee Chun, 95, of Pearl City, a retired state social services employee, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Irving; daughters Jane Lopez, Brenda Schwingel and Adele Cheng; brothers Ken, Arthur and Donald Yee; sisters Violet Schmidt, Lily Sutherland and Florence Smith; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Edward Koon Moo Chun

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Dec. 16, 2010
Edward Koon Moo Chun, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Finance Factors Ltd. executive vice president and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June L.; sons Keith and Garry; and sisters Laura Wong, Carol Lai and Victoria Ching. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Arata Chinen

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Dec. 23, 2010
Arata Chinen, also known as “Slim” and “Shin,” 84, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Co. employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Sachiko Ishihara and Toshiko Lee. Committal services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. A casual gathering with lunch and talk story to follow at Arata Chinen’s home.

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Frank Paran Cabanig

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Dec. 25, 2010
Frank Paran “Frankie” Cabanig, 62, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 64 sandblaster, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Tabunok, Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leilani T., sons Frank and Jeff, daughter Lucy Narciso and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lee James Bates

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Nov. 9, 2010
Lee James Bates, 45, of Honolulu, owner of Artesian Auto Repair, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chula Vista, Calif. He is survived by wife Kristeen K.L., son Dakota, daughter Sera, father Donald L., mother Valerie K.L.K. Lawson, brothers Michael Bates and Sean Shinshiro, and sister Lin J. Moody. Private services.

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Richard J. Akau Sr.

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Jan. 13, 2011
Richard J. Akau Sr., 90, of Kaimuki, a retired Pearl Harbor ship fitter and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy; sons Richard Jr., James, Maurice, Christopher and Patrick; daughters Christine and Corrine Akau, Catherine Pitre, Cynthia Calvey and Amy Somera; brother Maurice; sisters Bertha Akau and Elaine Kaopuiki; 22 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Church. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Cemetery with food and beverages to follow. Casual attire.

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HOWARD S. MITSUNAGA

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

HOWARD S. MITSUNAGA

Age 67, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away January 13, 2011 in Aiea. Born May 23, 1943 in Lanai, Hawaii. Howard retired as a shop superintendent from Mutual Welding Company, Ltd. He was a member of the Oahu Game Fish Club.

He is survived by wife, Elaine Mitsunaga; daughters, Desiree F. Mitsunaga, Kimberly H. Ildefonso (Ferdinand); mother, Cherry Hisako Mitsunaga of Lanai; brothers, Melvin Mitsunaga, Bruce Mitsunaga of Lanai; sisters, Erma Kawamura of CA, Myra (Ronald) Nitta of CA; 2 grandchildren.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (January 25) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Memorial Service 11:30 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

JUANA “ANING” OBANDO SUNGA

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

JUANA “ANING” OBANDO SUNGA

Age 64, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away January 5, 2011 in Honolulu. Born December 31, 1946 in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She was a retiree from the Makaha
Valley Country Club after 30+ years of service. She was hardworking, fun loving and a great cook with a wonderful sense of humor.

She is survived by sons, Eliajar (Franny) Sunga, Sherwin (Darie) Sunga, Jerome (Sheryl) Sunga, Ronald Sunga; 5 grandchildren; father, Julian Obando of CA; brothers, Mariano (Norma) Obando of CA, Ricardo (Jean) Obando of CA; sisters, Vitaliana (Dominador) Ceon of Maui, Rosario Agmata of CA, Virginia Castillo of CA, Zita Obando of CA, Asuncion (Bill) Leung of CA; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Tuesday (January 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:00 a.m. Wednesday (January 26) at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church; (85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae) Mass 9:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MASAMI “JOHNNY” ABE

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

MASAMI “JOHNNY” ABE

Age 96, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away January 11, 2011 in Pearl City. Born October 9, 1914 in Ewa, Hawaii. He retired as a heavy equipment mechanic from Ewa Sugar Plantation.

He is survived by wife, Shigeko Abe; son, Clayton (Deborah) Abe; daughter, Lucinda (Keiichi) Otsuka; 2 brothers; 5 grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Sye Seichi Terauchi

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Dec. 27, 2010
Sye Seichi Terauchi, 95, of Gresham, Ore., a retired Army sergeant major, died in Gresham. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Terrence, Roderick, Gregory and Bryan; daughter Geraldine; and six grandchildren. Services and burial in Oregon.

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Matilda Tamarra

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Nov. 15, 2010
Matilda “Sima” Tamarra, 62, of Salida, Calif., died in Modesto, Calif. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband Burton A. “Burt” or “Bobo” I; son Burton “Butch” II; daughters Rozelle Neely, Rhoda Tamarra and Rozelyn Onate; brothers Ronald and George Ondayog; sisters Teresita McKee and Candy Nakagawa; and 13 grandchildren. Private services.

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Glenn Allan Takemoto

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Dec. 30, 2010
Glenn Allan Takemoto, 55, of Kahuku, owner of a landscaping business, died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Dolores C. Manalo; brothers Anthony M., Harold L. Jr. and Deano; and sisters Theresa Sells and Rena Hix. Services in March.

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Elaine Mieko Takata

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 14, 2011
Elaine Mieko “Mike” Takata, 83, of Kailua, co-owner of Kailua Auto Top and Glass Shop, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roy H. and Nelson N., daughters Karen Y. Zink and Diane E. Takata, sisters Julia A. Takata and Lorraine T. Tengan, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. next Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Andrew Mitsuto Takata

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 12, 2011
Andrew Mitsuto Takata, 79, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Alice S., sons Scott H. and Matt H., brother Daniel T., sister Kiyoko Murashige and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Patsy Harumi Suyat

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 10, 2011
Patsy Harumi Suyat, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired McKinley High School librarian, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Craig, Keith and Scott; brother David Oda; stepsister Rachel Nagai; and four grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin.

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Juana Obando Sunga

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 5, 2011
Juana Obando “Aning” Sunga, 64, of Waianae, a Makaha Valley Country Club retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Eliajar, Sherwin, Jerome and Ronald; father Julian Obando; brothers Mariano and Ricardo Obando; sisters Vitaliana Ceon, Rosario Agmata, Virginia Castillo, Zita Obando and Asuncion Leung; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edwin Masao Sueyoshi

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 6, 2011
Edwin Masao Sueyoshi, 76, of Los Angeles died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Motoyoshi, Sakae J. and Osamu; and sisters Shizuko Maeda, Naeko D. Takara and Setsuko Sueyoshi. Services in Los Angeles.

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Elizabeth Elsworth Starbuck

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 1, 2011
Elizabeth Elsworth “Bettie” Starbuck, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired real estate agent, died at home. She was born in New York City. She is survived by husband Raymond, son David, sister Phebe Elsworth-Williams, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Monday in Parke Chapel at Saint Andrew’s Cathedral. Services: 1:30 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Gerard Russo

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Dec. 5, 2010
Gerard “Jerry” Russo, 55, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii economics professor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Wilmington, Del. He is survived by wife Mary E. Sellers; daughter Alexandra; mother Rachela; and brothers Louis, David, Bruce and Richard. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation.

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William Perry Jr.

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 10, 2011
William “Boy” Perry Jr., 64, of Henderson, Nev., a retiree, died in St. Rose Sienna Hospital, Henderson. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty J.; sons Kalani, John and Kaipo; daughters Anela Delima and Judith Kanealii; stepsons James, Vidal, Jon and Berle Edayan; stepdaughter Anna Young; five brothers; a sister; 24 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Greater Mount Zion Holiness Church, 53-776 Kamehameha Highway, Hauula. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lorraine Thelma Perry

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Dec. 25, 2010
Lorraine Thelma Perry, 86, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Genevieve G. Perry and Ethel E. Medieros. Graveside services: 2:15 p.m. tomorrow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Additional information for an obituary published last Thursday.

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Betty Kimiko Oshiro

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 13, 2011
Betty Kimiko Oshiro, 87, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Wilfred and Alan, daughters Karen Ogawa and Lynette Uehara, sisters Madeline Matsuda and Alice Kamiya, seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Raymond Dennis Motta

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 11, 2011
Raymond Dennis Motta, 69, of Kailua, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. substation planner and scheduler, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Clara, sons Raymond Jr. and Robert, daughter Colleen Toma, brother William and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Clinton J. Molina Sr.

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 13, 2011
Clinton J. Molina Sr., 57, of Waianae, a Close Electric employee and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mildred K.; son Clinton J. Jr.; daughters Jessica Tabije and Bernadette Sapp; mother Lehua Leroux; stepmother Dorothea; brothers Randy and Vicxon Molina, and Cedric Low; sisters Jessie and Victoria Molina, Winifred Labrador, Iris M. Johns and Janeen M. Payne; and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Beach. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Mildred K. Molina, P.O. Box 4184, Waianae, HI 96792.

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Edwin Satoshi Masuda

Posted On January 20th, 2011 -

Jan. 17, 2011
Edwin Satoshi “Eddie” Masuda, 54, of Lihue, a Kauai County Solid Waste Division accounting clerk, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Jodie; daughters Kristal, Kellie and Kori; father Satoru; brother Eric; and sister Debbie Harris. Visitation: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Services: 5 p.m.

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