Archive for February 22nd, 2011

MIDENO “DINO” KEAWE BALLESTEROS

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

MIDENO “DINO” KEAWE BALLESTEROS, SR.

Age 59, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away January 13, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born June 11, 1951 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Mideno was employed at Hokuahi Landscaping.

He is survived by wife, Florie Corpuz Ballesteros; sons, Michael (Mercy) Ballesteros, Medino (Jennifer) Ballesteros Jr; daughter, Melanie (Michael) Ballesteros-Rodriguez; 7 grandchildren; stepmother, Carmen Ballesteros; brothers, Junior (Edith) Doctolero, Emilio (Claudia) Ballesteros, Clayton (Liz) Ballesteros, Hymie (Gail) Ballesteros, Manuel (Jerrilyn) Ballesteros, Robin (Anna) Ballesteros; sisters, Dorothy (Clyde) Casimiro, Barbara (David) Asuncion, Colleen Rivera, Jody (Kyle) Kingston, Janet (Jacob) Kamelamela.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (February 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (February 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Clarita U. Bocoboc

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 7, 2011
Clarita U. Bocoboc, 74, of Honolulu, a retired janitor, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by brother Alejandro Mamuad and niece Marina Garo. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. next Tuesday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace, Honolulu. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Dolores Lokalia Bowen

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 9, 2011
Dolores Lokalia Bowen, 76, of Torrance, Calif., died in Torrance. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lee E.; sons Wayne K. and Bryan Lee K.; daughters Shirlene K. Gruelke, Johnette L. Bowen-Worrell, Lynnette I. Bennett and Ivanette I. Phillips; brothers Benjamin, Joseph, Alfred and Kelii Kanealii; sisters Hana Ralar, Maile Baker, Wainani Yim, Honey Higa, Raynette Saito and Mahealani Kaina; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services in California.

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Alta Elizabeth Cromwell Fox

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Jan. 27, 2011
Alta Elizabeth Cromwell Fox, 97, of Honolulu, a practical nurse, small-grocery store owner and secretary, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in St. Thomas, Pa. She is survived by son Lynn C. Fox and hanai son Phong K. Lam. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. March 2 at Pohai Nani Good Samaritan Retirement Community, Club Room, second floor, 45-090 Namoku St., Kaneohe. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kailua United Methodist Church, Senior Outreach Services, 1110 Kailua Road, Kailua, HI 96734.

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Kiyoshi Furugen

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Jan. 29, 2011
Kiyoshi Furugen, 86, of Honolulu, a retired salesman and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Grace M.; daughter Barbara Minkin Furugen; sisters Masako Oda, Doris Sugahara and Elaine Hiranaka; and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu 96817. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Shizue Higa

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 1, 2011
Shizue Higa, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wayne M.; daughters Linda M. Aniya, Patsy T. Yahiku, Maxine K. Lau, Karen A. Higa and Gail H. Siau; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Melba Kuuleialoha Huihui

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Jan. 28, 2011
Melba Kuuleialoha Huihui, 75, of Hilo and Honolulu, a retired reservationist at Nani Loa Hotel in Hilo, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Valentine Jr., Ralph and Burton; daughter Ada Kahaleiwai; brothers William Koaho, and Edward Jr. and Michael Lang; 21 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Amelita Pinacate Ibarra

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Jan. 26, 2011
Amelita Pinacate “Mely” Ibarra, 58, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Eligio B. “Ely,” son Don E., daughters Elaine and Eligie Mae Pinacate, brother Geronimo Pinacate Jr. and sisters Rosario Savellano, Corazon Ganir and Antonietta Villanueva. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Fred Shoichi Ida

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 2, 2011
Fred Shoichi Ida, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Insurance Co. vice president and an Army veteran and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company G, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dolores N.; sons Dennis T. and Gerald K.; brothers John T., Charles S. and Thomas H.; sister Chiyoko Aoyagi; and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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John Reidar Johnson

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 3, 2011
John Reidar “John John” Johnson, 75, of Hilo, a retired merchant seaman and Boeing computer programmer, died in Honolulu. He was born on the East Coast. He is survived by sister Harriet M. Scott and niece Margaret Gardner. Services at a later date. Scattering of ashes in Hilo Bay (call Murph at 959-9174) and Seattle (e-mail nolan_small@ hotmail.com). Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Audrey Ululani Kaeha

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 10, 2011
Audrey Ululani Kaeha, 47, of Kihei, Maui, an Executive Transportation dispatcher, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Glen Tumpap; children Ashley, Rodney and Shannon; fathers James Kaeha Sr. and James Kaeha Jr.; mother Geraldine; brothers Charles, Jerome, Frederick, James III, George and Thomas; and sister Elizabeth-Ann. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 346 Manini Place, Kihei.

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Moses Moke Kaikuaana

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Jan. 31, 2011
Moses Moke Kaikuaana, 70, of Hilo, a retired Young Bros. Ltd. freight clerk in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ethel; son Clyde; daughters Ethel and Jasmine Kaikuaana, and Wanda Neves; sister Lillian Whitney; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Glad Tidings Church, 113 Kuawa St. Services: 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes and luncheon: 10 a.m. Sunday at Puhi Bay, Keaukaha. Aloha attire.

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Elmonte Puanani Kalama

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 6, 2011
Elmonte Puanani Kalama, 69, of Honolulu, a state custodian, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ralph, Blaine and Reef; daughter Shawnene K.; brother Joseph Kiili Jr.; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment at a later date.

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Helen R. Kamperschroer

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 3, 2011
Helen R. Kamperschroer, 92, of Chula Vista, Calif., died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel K. and J. Michael Gray; daughter Diane M. DeLucia; sisters Betty Chung-Hoon, Beatrice Ullman and Pearl K. Ault; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. March 7 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Chieko Kanzaki

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 13, 2011
Chieko Kanzaki, 98, of Pearl City, a retired Park Shore Hotel pantry worker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Hitoshi, Tadahiro and Osamu; daughter Takako Yagi; sister Natsuko Hayama; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clarence Kahana Kauahi

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Jan. 30, 2011
Clarence Kahana “CK” Kauahi, 72, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired laborer and Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dorothy, son Jerry, daughters Candy and Christine, sister Gyneve, hanai sister Claire Duvauchelle, nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 5 at Kohala Sacred Hearts Church. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. March 6 at Hoea Flats. Loose flowers welcome.

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KAZUE KITAMURA

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

KAZUE KITAMURA

Age 95, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away January 30, 2011 in Pearl City. Born January 11, 1916 in Halaula, Hawaii. A retiree of Hawaiian Airlines with 20+ years of service.

She is survived by son, Ralph (Jean) Kitamura; daughter, Sanae (Donald) Tamashiro; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (February 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (March 1) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Amy Emiko Kuon

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 2, 2011
Amy Emiko Kuon, 72, of Honolulu, an Aloha Airlines reservations agent, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Earl D., sons Earl D. Jr. and Alan K., brother Vernon Matsumori, sisters Lynette Tanibe-Shott and Karen Nakasone, and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Congregational Church, 2651 Pali Highway. Services: 5 p.m. Committal services and inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Antonio Udaundo Lagazo

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 18, 2011
Antonio Udaundo “Tony” Lagazo, 66, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Hertz Rent-a-Car employee, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Pasuquin, Philippines. He is survived by wife Linda, son Stan and sisters Theodora Dela Cruz, Clarita Medeiros, and Triston and Camila Lagazo. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 4 at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment at Lihue Cemetery. Luncheon to follow at the church.

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Frances M. Lau

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 15, 2011
Frances M. Lau, 70, of Pearl City died in Kaneohe. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Howard C.W., son Kenneth G., daughter Tammy L., brothers Harold and Ronald Kuwahara. and sisters Shizue Miyasato, Betty Nagao and Ellen Fukuda. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Dick Mitsuo Mizuko

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Jan. 30, 2011
Dick Mitsuo “Tibet” Mizuko, 86, of Honolulu, a member of the Military Intelligence Service during World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Mark, stepson Charles Araki, brother Fred K., sisters Yukie Watanabe and Grace T. Murashige, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:45 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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Kenneth Kiyoshi Murakami

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 19, 2011
Kenneth Kiyoshi Murakami, 86, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed dentist and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret, sons Mark and James, daughters Momi Starritt and Melissa Richard, brother Walter and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Manoa Valley Church, 2728 Huapala St. Services: 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Mildred Farrell Phillips

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Jan. 28, 2011
Mildred Farrell “Aunty Millie” Phillips, 87, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Donna, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Janet Lei Pacita Reyes

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 15, 2011
Janet Lei Pacita Reyes, 72, Kaunakakai, a U.S. Postal Service postmaster, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Maunaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Charles C., sons Charles “Chucky” and Travis, daughter Susan Kaahanui, brother John Quintua, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kalamaula, Molokai. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Molokai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Beatrice Lauae Sproat

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 17, 2011
Beatrice Lauae Sproat, 78, of Pearl City died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Leo; son Jarom; daughters Colleen Lowe, Jocelyn Lindsey, Kauai Rose, Marcia Ho and Kapewa Gellert; brother Buzzy; 23 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples.

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Grant Kalanikini Kauhane Sr.

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 2, 2011
Grant Kalanikini Kauhane Sr., 77, of Waipahu, a retired Chevron U.S.A. trainer, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Marian Escobido; son Chad; daughters Dawn Kauhane and Josie Kiyan; brothers Sonny, Charles, Oliver, Alex “Kapu,” Melvin, Killarney and Jerry; sister Yvonne Dupont; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Ala Moana Beach Park, Key Hole area (by the tennis courts). Services: 9 a.m. Beach attire.

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Ben I. Sugawa

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 6, 2011
Ben I. Sugawa, 87, of Mililani, a retired Nanakuli High School teacher and an Army lieutenant colonel who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II and also in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Mililani. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Gladys, sons Edmund and Ivan, daughters Thesa Hudek and Constance Phillips, brother Richard, sister Dolly Brierley, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mae Mitsue Takara-Tucker

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 12, 2011
Mae Mitsue Takara-Tucker, 81, of Aiea, an aerobics instructor at Waiau District Park, died at home. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jack Tucker, sons Calvin and Calvert Takara, daughter Jo-Ann Nishida, sister Nancy Teragawa and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Luong Dai Tran

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Feb. 16, 2011
Luong Dai Tran, 84, of Honolulu died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Lai Thi Chiem; sons Xia Xuan, Hung Chi and Steven Cai Tran, and Ty Van and Be Van Chiem; daughters Trinh To Tran, Quyen Ngoc Dang-Tran and Cam Xuan Chiem; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Vietnamese Buddhist services: 8 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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RENATO BILAN VILLADOLID

Posted On February 22nd, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

RENATO BILAN VILLADOLID

Age 41, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away January 20, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born September 3, 1969 in Cotabato, Philippines. He was a cook at Asahi Grill; and a franchise owner of Jani King.

He is survived by wife, Marlyn D. Villadolid; son, Renato D. Villadolid, Jr.; daughter, Rhenalyn D. Villadolid; brother, Junicio Villadolid; sisters, Huling Villadolid, Vicky Gacias, Bibing Villadolid, Edith Quinonez.

Visitation 5:30-9:00 p.m. Friday (February 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Saturday (February 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Eulogy 11:30 a.m., Prayer 12:00 p.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran