Archive for February 12th, 2011

Estrella Rossima Aguilar-Bell

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Jan. 12, 2011
Estrella Rossima Aguilar-Bell, 44, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Masabate, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Hirell A., Shirell A. and Shannell A. Bell; and mother Aracadia Aguilar. Private services. Burial to be held in Mariveles, Philippines.

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Raymunda C. Bali

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Jan. 26, 2011
Raymunda C. “Mundang” Bali, 87, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Justo G.; sons Felizardo G., Edward G., Derek G., Nori G. and Robbie G.; daughters Connie B. Felipe, Lerie B. Nicolas, Elma B. Reyes and Ann B. Koorndyk; sister Judith G. Ganitano; 26 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday 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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Barbara Betts

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Feb. 8, 2011
Barbara Betts, 86, of Honolulu, an artist, educator and owner of Ho’olaule’a Designs, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Arlington, Mass. She is survived by husband James W. Jr. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Arcadia Retirement Chapel.

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Jacob Albert Bonham

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Feb. 1, 2011
Jacob Albert Bonham, 34, of Kailua-Kona, a stone fabricator in the construction industry, died. He was born in Salt Lake City. He is survived by wife Chizuko, parents James Bonham and Pamela Sheridan, and brothers Joshua and Jason. Private services.

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Guy Champion Elderts

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Jan. 20, 2011
Guy Champion Elderts, 91, of Kaneohe, a Honolulu Community Action Program social worker and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Guy C. II, Charles V., Peter D., Michael A. and Laurence P.; daughters Anna L. Alisna and Lauren P. Russell; brother Donald; sister Dorothy L. Schefstrom; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:45 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 9:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery.

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WM. DAVID ESSNER

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel WM. DAVID ESSNER Age 51, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away January 22, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born October 16, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois. He loved being outdoors; an all star soccer player. He enjoyed the beach and golf. He graduated from McKendree College on a soccer scholarship. He is survived by hanai father, Purdy Keohokapu; mother, Barbara Keohokapu; parents, William and Patricia Essner of Texas; sister, Sharon Anderson (Jack); brother, Daniel Essner (Evelyn); 3 nephews; 1 grandniece. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (February 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Richard Laurence Frunzi

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Feb. 4, 2011
Richard Laurence Frunzi, 53, of Kula, Maui, self-employed estate planning attorney, died at home. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Mumei, son Scott, daughter Alexa, stepdaughter Jiayi Dai, mother Sandy and sister Susan. Services held.

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STANLEY “THRILLA” AGUSTIN GALICINAO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel STANLEY “THRILLA” AGUSTIN GALICINAO Age 53, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away January 22, 2011 in Aiea. Born December 31, 1957 in Waialua, Hawaii. Employed at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Member of Kanaka Hekili Motorcycle Club. He is survived by wife, Josephine A. Galicinao; son, Benson (Jamelle) Galicinao; daughters, Collette (Peter) Kama, Courtney Galicinao (Brandon Kikuchi); stepson, Damon (Lachelle) Baugh; stepdaughter, Dyann Baugh; 9 grandchildren; brothers, Domingo C. (Marie) Galicinao Jr, Myron (Glory) Galicinao; sister, Natalie Galicinao. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (February 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 11:30 a.m. Prayer Service 12:00 p.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Francis Yoshitaka Goya

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Feb. 6, 2011
Francis Yoshitaka Goya, 86, of Honolulu, a retired security officer at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Gary Y. and Brent Y.; daughters Elaine T. Nishihara, Pearl M. Wong and Irma A. Kaneshiro; brother Neal Y.; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Gunter Heitmann

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Feb. 4, 2011
Gunter Heitmann, 77, of Kihei, a United Airlines sous-chef, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hamburg, Germany. He is survived by sons Jurgen and Peter, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Benjamin Kazumi Hirata

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Jan. 13, 2011
Benjamin Kazumi Hirata, 74, of Las Vegas, a retired Raytheon and Holmes & Narver Inc. employee on Johnston Island, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother Thomas T. Private services held in Las Vegas. No monetary offerings.

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Glenn Yoshio Ito

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Jan. 14, 2011
Glenn Yoshio Ito, 60, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Kiyoko “Kay” and brother Melvin. Private services.

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Harold K. Brown Jr.

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Feb. 7, 2011
Harold K. Brown Jr., 68, of Kailua, a salesman, died in Kailua. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Clement Rickard and Clarence Brown, and sisters Gail Kalama, Doris Kim, Cathy Abulon and Kamaile Brown. Private services. Scattering of ashes will be held in California.

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Kenjiro Kamiya

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Jan. 5, 2011
Kenjiro Kamiya, 90, of Honolulu, a retired orchid grower, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by wife Evangeline O., sons Richard and Kyle, daughters Kathleen Hasebe and Edean Miyaji, brother James, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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HARRY MASATO KOHAGURA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary HARRY MASATO KOHAGURA Age 75, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away January 19, 2011 in Mililani. Born January 2, 1936 in Waipahu, Hawaii. He was a police officer for Honolulu Police Department, also a security guard for Security Tas. He is survived by wife, Elaine Y. Kohagura; son, David M. (Cheryl) Kohagura; brother, Herbert Kohagura; sister, Nancy Tachikawa; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Private services were held.

Grace Adelaide Kong

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Jan. 29, 2011
Grace Adelaide Kong, 14, of Honolulu, a Jarrett Middle School student, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Keith and Caroline, sisters Emilia Quezada and Kaia Kong, and grandparents Al and Carolyn Kong, and Rita Wiggins. Private services.

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Adeline Kuana Namahoe Lee

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Feb. 9, 2011
Adeline Kuana Namahoe Lee, 85, of Hilo, a school crossing guard, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Keane K. and Gardner G.; daughters Dayna Ann Blair and Jadie D.A., Vandee and Terri Lee; brothers Pakaualani and Kamaka Namahoe; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Haili Congregational Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Aloha attire.

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Roy Dean Lemmon

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Feb. 3, 2011
Roy Dean Lemmon, 57, of Hilo, a maintenance technician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Topeka, Kan. He is survived by brother Kinney and sisters Bertha Lemmon and Ruthie Levi. Celebration of life at a later date.

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Helen Irene Dods Marie

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Feb. 7, 2011
Helen Irene Dods Marie, 97, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Sharon Freeman. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Waikiki Elks Club. Private burial.

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Shigemitsu Nakashima

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SHIGEMITSU NAKASHIMA 89, of Kaneohe, a World War II veteran and former Hawaii state public welfare administrator, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 5. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Janet; sons Gerald and Michael (Beverly Bielewicz); daughters Karen Kimura (Randall) and Ellen (Alan Sipress); brother Richard “Yasu” (Gladys); grandchildren Russell Kimura (Sarah), Erin Chinen (Daniel), and Tatyana, Alexander and Max Nakashima, and Natalie Sipress; and great-grandchildren Ava and Lily Kimura, and Caleb Chinen. Shig served as a military intelligence service interpreter in the Pacific in World War II. He received a masters in social work from the University of Pittsburgh. He retired in 1986 so he could golf, travel and enjoy his family. A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday at Moanalua Gardens Missionary Church. Visitation 2 pm. Service 3 pm. Reception to follow.

Helena Marie Nalani Oyamot

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Feb. 8, 2011
Helena Marie Nalani Oyamot, 49, of Waimea, Kauai, an M & H Service co-owner and Manu Kai logistic specialist, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Malcolm; daughters Jerene Oyamot and Brandee Turalde; father Stanywick Yadao; stepfather Francis De Costa; sisters Tammy Perreira, Stanette Kua and Kimberly Lanning; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. next Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha, Kauai. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Carolyn C. Reynolds Shiroma

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Feb. 6, 2011
Carolyn C. Reynolds Shiroma, 88, of Ewa Beach, a retired Ilikai Hotel pantry employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George S., son Clark T. Reynolds, daughter Carolyn R.Y. Young, sister Delma Kiyomoto, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Sampson K. Kaawa Sr.

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Jan. 23, 2011
Sampson K. Kaawa Sr., 68, of Waianae, a retired Oahu Transit Services TheBus driver, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie; sons Sampson Jr., James and Malcolm; daughters Bernadine McShane, Belinda Palakiko and Sherldeen Silva; stepsons Carlson and Charles Yacapin; stepdaughter Cheryl Yacapin; hanai son Robert Yacapin; hanai daughter Charrel Yacapin; brothers Delbert, Albert, George and Aaron; sisters Eloise Goshert, Miriam Gutowski, Isabella Kaawa, Mary-Jean Kepaa and Ruth Harper; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rosina Stephen

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Jan. 30, 2011
Rosina Stephen, 36, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a dishwasher at Blane’s Drive Inn in Honokaa, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. She is survived by son Roy Lait, parents Ehsor Endere and Neiwaj Stephen, brother Billy and sister Persina. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Honokaa County Cemetery. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

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Shizuo Toma

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Jan. 18, 2011
Shizuo Toma, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Amfac Inc. appliance technician and an Army veteran who served with the 100th Infantry Battalion, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Gerald M., Howard S. and Lester M.; brother Goro; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Florence Tsuruno Tsutsumi

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Feb. 7, 2011
Florence Tsuruno Tsutsumi, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telcom teller, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by daughter Amy Yamauchi-Katahira, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Tadami Yoshioka

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Jan. 24, 2011
Tadami Yoshioka, 84, of Honolulu, a Harders Co. warehouse manager and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Sumie; brothers Seichi, Stanley and George; and sister Grace H. Masaki. Private services.

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Alexander Youn

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Feb. 5, 2011
Alexander Youn, 97, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Hawaiian Fruit Packers supervisor, died at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Alex, Gilmore, Avery and James; daughters Lolita Gefroh, Alexis Niiyama, Avis Tom and Healani Youn, brother Antone; sisters Mary Kerr, Dolores Keliikipi and Therese Youn; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. next Saturday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Shizumi M. Yugawa

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Jan. 27, 2011
Shizumi M. Yugawa, 83, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Central Pacific Bank employee, died at home. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Megumi, son Elton, daughter Thal Critchfield and sister Jean Nakamoto. Private services. No monetary offerings. No flowers.

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