Archive for February 6th, 2011

Hilda Aoki

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Jan. 23, 2011
Hilda Aoki, 99, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed barber, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James, daughter Eunice Akiyama, brothers Fred M. and Walter Miyoshi, sisters Bessie Y. Hashimoto and Violet Nakamura, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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BENSON HIDEO ARAKI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary BENSON HIDEO ARAKI Age 67, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away January 5, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born August 4, 1943 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a Dentist in Ewa Beach for over 40 years; member of New Hope Oahu. He is survived by wife, Lorraine S. Araki; sons, Chadron (Sharyn) Araki, Derrin (Deni) Araki, Reyn (Sescelee) Uehara, Chub Uehara; daughters, Franceen (Kepi) Visoria, Tammy (Keith) Yoshimoto; 26 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Milton Araki; sisters, Maris Araki, Joanne (Michael) Faulkner-Araki; many cousins, nieces & nephews. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (February 7) at Hope Chapel Kaneohe (45-815 Pookela St., Kaneohe); Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (February 8) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

VIOLETA TOLENTINO BANGI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel VIOLETA TOLENTINO BANGI Age 77, of Honolulu, passed away January 22, 2011 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born February 8, 1933 in Barangy, Espiritu, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, P.I. She is survived by son, Rodrigo (Dolores) Bangi of Philippines; daughters, Lilyjean (Jonathan) Bangi-Camit, Menalyn Leones; brothers, Amando Tolentino of Philippines, Loreto Tolentino of Philippines, Adriano (Gaudiosa) Tolentino of Philippines; sisters, Marina T. Antonio, Lucena T. Vallejo, Anita T. Apostol, Connie T. (Lauriano) Ines; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday February 13 at Mililani Mortuary MAKAI CHAPEL, Waipio; Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10 a.m. Monday February 14 at MAKAI CHAPEL, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

RICHARD (RICK) BECK

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RICHARD (RICK) BECK November 3, 1948 to December 28, 2010 A celebration of life for Richard (Rick) Beck will be held Saturday, February 12, 2011, at 8 a.m. at Sunset Beach Christian Church, 59-578 Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa. Please come and share a memory, a story or just join in the celebration. A paddle-out will follow at Sunset Beach-waves permitting. Rick first came to Hawaii in 1964; he was a lifelong surfer and longtime resident of the North Shore. Although he traveled extensively and lived in many countries as a young man, Rick found true happiness on Oahu and Sunset Beach. He is survived by family in Long Beach, California, and Reno, Nevada, as well as many cherished and loving friends on the North Shore and beyond.

Millicent Baptiste Borges

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Jan. 13, 2011
Millicent Baptiste Borges, 85, of Honolulu died in Arizona. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Larry, Greg and Paul; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Brotherhood of Punchbowl Holy Ghost, 1774 Puowaina Drive, Honolulu, HI 96813, or Portuguese Genealogical Society, 810 N. Vineyard Blvd., #11, Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Francisco B. Castulo

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Jan. 29, 2011
Francisco B. “Frank” Castulo, 93, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a supervisor at Brantley Center in Honokaa, died at home. He was born in Tayug, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Julita; son Benedicto; daughters Germelina C. Viray, Mila F. Revilla, Erlinda C. Carralero, Vicky C. Aten and Emma Pessah; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Raquel Ramos Dizon

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Jan. 11, 2011
Raquel Ramos Dizon, 69, of Ewa Beach, a retired owner of Dizon Care Home in Kaneohe, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Penaranda, Philippines. She is survived by stepsons Franklin and Rudy Batardo, stepdaughters Vangie Maristella and Wilma Messer, brothers Renato and Juanito Ramos, and sister Elizabeth Ramos. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 14 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Richard S. Fernandez

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Oct. 28, 2010
Richard S. Fernandez, 84, of San Jose, Calif., formerly of Maili, an Air Force civil service retiree and an Army veteran, died in San Jose. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Arthur and Patrick Alcisto, and Marcus and Mike Fernandez; daughters Cindy Kerrigan, Roslyn Alcisto and Mitch Wilson; sister Dolores Drone; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Celebration of life to follow at Pililaau Army Recreation Center, Waianae. No flowers.

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Anita Jeanette Gomes Franca

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Jan. 16, 2011
Anita Jeanette Gomes Franca, 79, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bradley and Kendrick, daughter Lindy, brother David Gomes Jr., six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Makiki Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Alberta Nobrega Gouveia

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Jan. 31, 2011
Alberta Nobrega Gouveia, 79, of Kaneohe, a Hawaiian Telephone Co. accounting clerk, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robbi and Scott, sister Carol Marx, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Committal services: 1 p.m. Feb. 24 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Henry Florin Imperial

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Jan. 20, 2011
Henry Florin Imperial, 69, of Waipahu, a Navy retiree and a retired logistics technician for the Space & Naval Warfare Systems Activity, died in Waipahu. He was born in Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Salvacion, son Henry U., daughters Grace Ranan and Ginalyn Akaka, sister Sylvia Rodriguez and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ebon Jibas

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Jan. 17, 2011
Ebon Jibas, 42, of Aiea, an employee of Majuro Medical Center, died in Kapolei. He was born in Ebon Atoll, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Lucinda H.; son Ruwe; daughters Bertolina Jibas and Pollynn Term; parents Bwillej and Dorcos; brothers Joel, Rijino and Fredly; sisters Ellep Edward, Bajeba and Netty Loeak, Badrin Tima and Judy Dally; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial in Majuro, Marshall Islands. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Clarence Freitas Jr.

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Jan. 28, 2011
Clarence “Son” Freitas Jr., 47, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tanya; sons Keonemana, Kalalena, Keanu and Keahi; daughter Ashley Baldomero-Freitas; stepfather James Kealoha Sr.; brothers Christopher and William Freitas, Makanui Kealoha and Brian Kalei; sister Clarabeth Woods; and a grandchild. Celebration of life services: noon Saturday at Maili Beach Park. Casual attire.

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HELEN KUULEI KEAHI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel HELEN KUULEI KEAHI Age 90, passed away January 22, 2011. Born in Nuuanu, graduated from McKinley High School, worked for the Civil Service in Okinawa and Korea. Retired Comptroller at Hickam Air Force Base. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan K. Keahi. She is survived by daughter, Jacqueline Peters; 4 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 10) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park

Robyn Ok Ju Kim

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Jan. 31, 2011
Robyn Ok Ju Kim, 40, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, a physical therapist at the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, Hilo, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Bryan, daughters Sydney and Courtney, mother Irene Chung and brother Matthew Chung. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire.

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Thoai Huong Kwong

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Jan. 29, 2011
Thoai Huong Kwong, 63, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She is survived by husband Phillip K.W. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: noon. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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Mitsuko Soga Lindbo-Lloyd

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Dec. 27, 2010
Mitsuko Soga Lindbo-Lloyd, 77, of Omao, Kauai, a former Hyatt Hotel concierge and retired Bank of Hawaii teller, died. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Robert Lloyd, son Glen Lindbo, daughter Lisa Kane, brother Hitoshi Soga, sister Yuriko Okamoto and five grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hanapepe Hongwanji, 1-3860 Kaumaulii Highway, Hanapepe, Kauai. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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ELIZABETH MAHEALANI LUM

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel ELIZABETH MAHEALANI LUM Age 79, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away January 23, 2011 in Aiea. Born June 29, 1931 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Elizabeth retired from Napolean’s Bakery as a baker after 20 years of service. She is survived by son, Reynard (Jacque) Lum; brothers, Douglas Mar, Robert Mar, Leslie Mar; sisters, Leila George, Shirley Garcia; 3 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Program 11 a.m. Memorial Svc. 11:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Lorraine Ululani “Sweetie” Makalii

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LORRAINE ULULANI “SWEETIE” MAKALII Age 79 of Waimanalo, HI, passed away January 13, 2011. Born August 20, 1931 in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by daughters, Raene Chong, Dory Hart, Sharon Makalii, Janice Makalii, Shirley Ah Yat, Cindy Burns; son, Wilfred Burns; brother, John Quintua; sister, Janet Reyes; 18 grand-children; 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:00-9:00p.m., Thursday (2/10/11) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (41-972 Oluolu St. Waimanalo). Visitation Also: 9:00-11:00a.m., Friday (2/11/ 11) at the Church. Service: 11:30 a.m.; Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers please, Casual attire.

Rosita Vea Nacapuy

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Jan. 20, 2011
Rosita Vea Nacapuy, 84, of Ewa Beach, a retired Waialua Elementary School custodian, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son John Jr.; daughters Florencia Guerrero, Trinidad Tumbaga and Marilyn Baquiran; sister Paula Vea; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Juanito Osita

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Jan. 25, 2011
Juanito Osita, 79, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Gilroy, Calif., died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by sister Gloria S. Mindoro and numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Alice Keaopolohiwa Palakiko

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Jan. 13, 2011
Alice Keaopolohiwa Palakiko, 87, of Kapolei, formerly of Kapahulu, died at home. She was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George; sons George Jr. and Frank; daughters Georgieann Elliott, Frances Weiner and Sharon H. Ogata; sister Elmira Leong; 15 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Floriano Aguinaldo Ramiscal

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Dec. 25, 2010
Floriano Aguinaldo “Puring” Ramiscal, 72, of Kapolei, a Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel cook, died in the Philippines. He was born in Calioet, Bacarra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonarda; sons Emerson, Benedicto, Leoniflor and Noel; daughter Isolde Dunn; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Charlene Leinaala Caldito Rodrigues

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Jan. 31, 2011
Charlene Leinaala Caldito Rodrigues, 65, of Kahului, a retired secretary in the Recreation and Support Services Division, Maui County Department of Parks and Recreation, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Peter; son Emmett; adopted son Corey K.; father Richard “Pablo” Caldito Sr.; brother Richard Caldito Jr.; sisters Nona Apuna, Ivy Caldito and Iola Balubar; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Door of Faith Church, Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Daisy Chang Samson

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Jan. 30, 2011
Daisy Chang Samson, 102, of Hilo, a retired office clerk for the former Waiakea Mill, died in Kau Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Takeo Sato

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Jan. 19, 2011
Takeo Sato, 99, of Pearl City, a Kahuku Plantation employee, died in Ewa. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Daniel, Alvin and Andrew; daughter Joan; brother Masumitsu; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Charles Kupihea Warrington Sr.

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Jan. 31, 2011
Charles Kupihea Warrington Sr., 88, of Honolulu, a retired state appraiser and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Charles Jr. and Haumea, and eight grandchildren. Committal services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Laird Sato Toko

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Jan. 21, 2011
Laird Sato Toko, 54, of Rialto, Calif., formerly of Hawaii, an inventory controller for Scientific Pharmaceuticals in California, died in San Bernardino Community Hospital, California. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Albert and Howard, and sister Joycelyn. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Church, Waimea, Hawaii. Services: 10:30 a.m. Urn burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Masae Yamane

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Jan. 18, 2011
Masae Yamane, 87, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Terry; daughters Cheryl and Myra Yamane, Lorna Santos and Mae Shounk; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert K.L. Yee

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Jan. 20, 2011
Robert K.L. “Bobby” Yee, 81, of Honolulu, a lei maker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sharon Sharp and brother Joseph. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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