Archive for January, 2011

Carl C. Belin Jr.

Posted On January 6th, 2011 -

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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Ammon (Doc) Kershner Leeson, Jr.

Posted On January 9th, 2011 -

AMMON (DOC) KERSHNER LEESON, JR.

Age 56, died on Friday, December 24, at his home in Little Rock, AR from complications caused by multiple myeloma.

He was one of five children born to the late Barbara and Ammon Leeson, Sr. and was the beloved husband of Deborah Lynn Vazquez Leeson. Doc will forever be remembered by his beloved children Shawn Leeson (Traecey) of Marysville, WA and Barbara Leeson of Boise, ID, from a prior marriage, and his treasured grandchildren Caitlyn Leeson, Victoria Wilson and Alyssa Fischer, his devoted brothers Jim Leeson (Beth) of Pottstown, PA and Mark Leeson (Shawn) of Casa Grande, AZ and his loving sisters Kathy Grace of Atkins, IA and Judy Russell of McCleary, WA along with many nieces and nephews, cousins, Aunts and Uncles and other extended family members as well as countless friends that were blessed to know him. Also missing Doc are his fur-ball Chihuahua babies: Ikaika Kai and Ihelani Kai (Lani).

Doc spent each day of his life focusing on the positive daily joys and peaceful moments while being grateful for all he had and he was always eager to share whatever he was enjoying with others. At his request, there will not be a funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, and in the spirit of sharing, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choosing or to any of the following organizations which were special to Doc: Arkansas Zoological Founda-tion Inc., Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Heifer International.

To view and sign the online Obituary and Guest Register please go to: www.ARcremation.com (Cremation Association of Arkan-sas, 201 N. Izard, Little Rock, AR Ph: 501-975-1002).

Francis Andrew Imaikalani Bowers Jr.

Posted On January 9th, 2011 -

Jan. 1, 2011
Francis Andrew Imaikalani “Miki” Bowers Jr., 83, of Honolulu, a retired Punahou School mathematics teacher, retired Army colonel and retired Hawaii Army National Guard officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary “Mandy”; sons Andy, John, Jib and Doug; daughter Laurel Husain; brother Vernon Knight; sister Betty Evensen; and four grandchildren. Military inurnment services: 8:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Punahou Chapel. Services: 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Miki Bowers Scholarship Fund at Punahou School or a charity of your choice.

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Jonah Marshall Kaleikaumaka Kalaikai Jr.

Posted On January 9th, 2011 -

Dec. 27, 2010
Jonah Marshall Kaleikaumaka “JBoy” Kalaikai Jr., 8, of Wahiawa, an Iliahi Elementary School first-grader, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Jonah Sr. and Evonne; brothers Chance Botelho and Kekoa Fernandez; sisters Shayna Fernandez and Kayla and Janiah Kalaikai; grandparents William and Debra Geron, Maurice Kalaikai and Daryl and Katherine Andaya; and great-grand-parents Alice Kaikana and Mary Kalaikai. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Wahiawa United Methodist Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Blue attire.

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Edward Heu Jr.

Posted On January 10th, 2011 -

Jan. 2, 2011
Edward Heu Jr., 87, of Kailua, an Army veteran and MidPac Lumber retiree, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Alan K., brothers Donald and Clifford, sister Marvalee Puaa, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Christopher Episcopal Church. Services: 3 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Francisco D. Jamora Jr.

Posted On January 10th, 2011 -

Dec. 24, 2010
Francisco D. “Frank” Jamora Jr., 77, of Mililani, a retired Solomon Elementary School custodian, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Francis, David and William; daughters Evelyn, Myrnamay and Denise; brother Juan; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Renan W.K. Mahikoa Jr.

Posted On January 10th, 2011 -

Dec. 31, 2010
Renan W.K. Mahikoa Jr., also known as “Mahi” or “Chick,” 69, of Makawao, Maui, died in Liberty Dialysis. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Barbara Jean, son Tyrel, daughter Brandy, father Renan Sr., brother William and three grandchildren. No services.

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FRANCISCO D. JAMORA, JR.

Posted On January 11th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

FRANCISCO “FRANK” D. JAMORA, JR.

Age 77, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away December 24, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born July 29, 1933 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Solomon Elementary School as a custodian.

He is survived by sons, Francis (Sandra) Jamora, David Jamora of Hilo, William (Tania) Jamora; daughters, Evelyn Jamora of NY, Myrnamay Jamora, Denise Jamora; 12 grandchildren; brother, Juan Jamora; nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (January 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Jonah Marshall Kaleikaumaka Kalaikai Jr.

Posted On January 11th, 2011 -

Dec. 27, 2010
Jonah Marshall Kaleikaumaka “JBoy” Kalaikai Jr., 8, of Wahiawa, an Iliahi Elementary School first-grader, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Jonah Sr. and Evonne; brothers Chance Botelho and Kekoa Fernandez; sisters Shayna Fernandez, and Kayla and Janiah Kalaikai; grandparents William and Debra Geron, Maurice Kalaikai, and Daryl and Katherine Andaya; and great-grandparents Alice Kaikana and Mary Kalaikai. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Wahiawa United Methodist Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Blue attire.

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John Solberg Ove Jr.

Posted On January 11th, 2011 -

Dec. 22, 2010
John Solberg Ove Jr., 73, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Apex, N.C., a retired IBM computer course developer and instructor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Rosemary K. Fujimoto, sons John M. and Christopher P., daughter SueEllen Banko, brothers Blaine and Mike Shultz, stepson Mark M. Fujimoto and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Lei welcome.

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Julian P. Borje Jr.

Posted On January 12th, 2011 -

Dec. 24, 2010
Julian P. “Sonny” Borje Jr., 67, of Waianae, a bus driver, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley; sons Julian III and Joseph Borje, and Jaime and Bryan Cruz; daughters Vanessa Agae, Billie Jo Foy, Virginia Cambra, Janice Padilla, Delia Cruz and Shirleen Kaululaau; seven brothers; five sisters; 26 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay, Waianae. Beach attire.

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Harley Dale Endriss Jr.

Posted On January 13th, 2011 -

Jan. 1, 2011
Harley Dale Endriss Jr., 55, of Haiku, Maui, a musician and construction engineer, died at home. He was born in Garden Grove, Calif. He is survived by wife Pamela Teal, three sons and sister Sandra L. Meier. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Makena Landing.

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Julian P. Borje Jr.

Posted On January 14th, 2011 -

Dec. 24, 2010
Julian P. “Sonny” Borje Jr., 67, of Waianae, a bus driver, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley; sons Julian III and Joseph Borje and Jaime and Bryan Cruz; daughters Vanessa Agae, Billie Jo Foy, Virginia Cambra, Janice Padilla, Delia Cruz and Shirleen Kaululaau; seven brothers; five sisters; 26 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Pokai Bay Beach, Waianae. Beach attire.

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Alfred Buddy Victorine Jr.

Posted On January 18th, 2011 -

Dec. 13, 2010
Alfred Buddy Victorine Jr., 77, of Hana, Maui, a former city heavy equipment operator, died in Hana Medical Center. He was born in Wainaku, Hilo. He is survived by wife Beverly; son Hugh “Boysie”; daughters Bonni Feliciano, Kori Ann Victorine and Beverly Dyment; sister Leialoha Matsuda; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokolani Cemetery.

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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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Gary W. Chock Jr.

Posted On January 24th, 2011 -

Jan. 2, 2011
Gary W. “Chingaling” Chock Jr., 57, of Waianae, a musician and entertainment promoter, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cathleen, sons Jonathan K. Chock and Rusty L. Santos, father Gary Sr., hanai father Clifford Freitas, sisters Liolita Riveira and Darlene Santarone, and four grandchildren. Memorial services and potluck luncheon: noon Saturday at Tumbleland Beach, Maili. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. Call 450-5595.

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Damian J. Maghinay Jr.

Posted On January 24th, 2011 -

Jan. 2, 2011
Damian J. Maghinay Jr., 52, of Kapahulu, a former Bekins Moving Co. mover and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by cousins Philip Santos and Cheryl Olson. Private services.

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George E. Bushnell Jr.

Posted On January 25th, 2011 -

Jan. 12, 2011
George E. Bushnell Jr., 95, of Hawaii and Medford, Ore., a retired Navy Reserve captain and business executive, died in Medford. He was born Los Angeles. He is survived by son George E. III and sister Nancy B. Matlin. Scattering of ashes in Oregon and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Donations suggested to disabled veterans organizations.

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Antone Carvalho Jr.

Posted On January 27th, 2011 -

Jan. 1, 2011
Antone Carvalho Jr., 75, of Waterloo, Iowa, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carman; sons Frank, Timmy, Steve, Ronnie and Ricky; daughter Toni Isabel; stepsons Dean and Edward Lily; and stepdaughter Deb Comilang. Private services. To express condolences, call Toni Isabel at 306-3229.

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George Perry Jr.

Posted On January 29th, 2011 -

Jan. 24, 2011
George Perry Jr., 76, of Honolulu, a city retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born on the Big Island. He is survived by wife Myrna, son Bruce, daughter Lora and sister Judy. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Augustine Kahai Jr.

Posted On January 31st, 2011 -

Dec. 27, 2010
Augustine Kahai Jr., 66, of Molokai, an Army veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by companion Monnett Kamelamela; sons Augustine III, Arthur and Sean; daughter Melissa; brothers Joseph, Abraham, Eugene and Roland; sister Lavern Rhody; and 11 grandchildren. Celebration of life potluck: 1 p.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Beach Park, “Flats.”

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Franklin Paul Jugas

Posted On January 13th, 2011 -

Dec. 27, 2010
Franklin Paul Jugas, 66, of Moreno County, Calif., died in Moreno County. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice; sons Christopher and Cory; daughters Bridget, Crystal and Denise; brothers Edwin Aton and Randy Jugas; hanai brother Stanley Sang; sister Mercy Rivera; and six grandchildren. Services to be held in California.

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Emily K. Kaaua

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

Jan. 11, 2011
Emily K. Kaaua, 88, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center head surgical nurse, died in Hilo. She was born in Umauma, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Pawela. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Entombment to follow at Homelani Mausoleum. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Michael Kaauamo

Posted On January 12th, 2011 -

Jan. 6, 2011
Michael Kaauamo, 79, of Wailua, Maui, a machine operator, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Keanae, Maui. He is survived by sons John, Wayne and Kevin; daughter Ann Akiu; brothers Solomon, Herman, James and Radford; sisters Elizabeth Azeka, Christine Seto, Cecilia Haugen, Emily Kalalau, Pauline Sinenci and Jeanette Kaauamo; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Gertrude Roselani Seabury Kaauwai

Posted On January 17th, 2011 -

Dec. 24, 2010
Gertrude Roselani Seabury “Spitfire” Kaauwai, 78, of Kalaupapa, Molokai, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Olowalu, Maui. She is survived by daughters Laura, Debra, Sharon and Cynthia Frasco; stepsons Charles, Earl, Wayne and Christopher Kaauwai; brothers William and Lawrence Seabury; sisters Elizabeth Kahihikolo and Anna Maglinti; and numerous grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazue Kadota

Posted On January 6th, 2011 -

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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Mildred Kinuko Kagawa

Posted On January 10th, 2011 -

Dec. 23, 2010
Mildred Kinuko Kagawa, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Moana Hotel hairdresser and cafeteria helper for the state Department of Education at Anuenue School, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James “Hoss,” son Eric, daughters Jamie Hernandez and Lynne Kagawa, and sister Janet Tanaka. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Leilani Kahale

Posted On January 15th, 2011 -

Dec. 28, 2010
Leilani Kahale, 69, of Waimanalo died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Edward F. Jr.; daughters Debora L. Keliihoomalu-Napihaa, Brenda I. Keliihoomalu, Sharon Naeole and Georgette “Joey” Loa; brother Larry Mckeague; sisters Shirley Rodrigues and June Harden; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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LEILANI KAHALE

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

LEILANI KAHALE

Age 69, of Waimanalo, passed away December 28, 2010 at Castle Medical Center. Born August 9, 1941 in Honolulu.

She is survived by son, Edward Francis (Angie Lai) Kahale Jr.; daughters, Debora Leilani (Smiley Napihaa) Keliihoomalu-Napihaa of Alaska, Brenda Iwalani Keliihoomalu, Sharon (James) Naeole, Georgette “Joey” (Garry) Loa; brother, Larry Mckeague of Hilo; sisters, Shirley Rodrigues, June (Don) Harden of Georgia; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, January 21, 2011 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 11:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Lydia Kamailealii Kahanu

Posted On January 9th, 2011 -

Jan. 4, 2011
Lydia Kamailealii Kahanu, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired city senior groundskeeper, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Vern and Shipman, daughter Sharon Winward and brother Erick Reff. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, maunakea chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kualoa Beach Park. Casual attire.

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