Archive for March 1st, 2011

Esmenia Raon Agaran

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Feb. 24, 2011
Esmenia Raon Agaran, 83, of Paia, Maui, a corn field industry worker, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Narciso; sons Mel, Roger and Ray; daughters Fely Baligad, Demie and Pacita Fernandez, Jules D. Lara and Feliza Cabading; sister Petra Dahilig; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Rolando T. Bucsit

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Feb. 4, 2011
Rolando T. “Dolly” Bucsit, 63, of Ewa Beach, a former parking lot supervisor with APCOA Parking, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mercedes; sons Joselito and Juven; daughter Ruby Cardano; brothers Wilfredo, Alfredo Jr., Rodrigo and Antonio; sister Carmenchita Castro; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Agapito Monces Cabang

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Jan. 28, 2011
Agapito Monces Cabang, 61, of Ewa Beach, a United Laundry Services employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marieta F.; sons Raul, Venerando and Dennis; daughters Maricel Cabang, Maribel Resurreccion and Myra Corrales; sisters Angie Cantorna, Delia Cachola, Violeta Barrientos and Claudia Quiocho; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lazar Castro Castanares

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Feb. 10, 2011
Lazar Castro “Atoy” Castanares, 61, of Kaaawa, died in Crawford Convalescent Home, Haleiwa. He was born in Manila. He is survived by brothers Jesse, Oscar, Cesar and Luis Jr.; and sisters Joan Monforte, Sarah Aballe, Elaine Balmonte, Liza Lee, Cosette Marzan and Christine Reyes. Burial: 10 a.m. March 24 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional information for an obituary published Feb. 17.

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Louise Clark

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Feb. 19, 2011
Louise Clark, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center intensive care unit clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son George A.; daughter Crystal L.A. Jones; brothers Arthur Kauhini and George Clark; and sisters Nancy Clark, Maria Tellez and Helen Boyce. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Alejandra Mendoza Dalumpinis

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Feb. 6, 2011
Alejandra Mendoza “Aling” Dalumpinis, 82, of Waialua, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Louis Jr., Leroy and Glen Maghanoy, and Sanford Dalumpinis; daughters Janet M. Fulton, Joanne Freese, Pamela Barrows, Eloise Barthel, Claudia Dela Cruz and Ramona Tejada; a stepson; four stepdaughters; brothers Pablo, Jimmy and Elmer “Toro” Garcia, and Joe Martos; sisters Esperanza “Pansing” Ficarra, Feliciana Reeves, Evangeline “Banjo” Sutton, Angie Garcia, Conrada “Darling” Sagisi, Priscilla Worsam and Eugenia Souza; 38 grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary Minnie Maunu Feliciano

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Jan. 20, 2011
Mary Minnie Maunu Feliciano, 64, of Kapaau, Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in North Kona. She is survived by sons Shannon, Kainalu A. and Kekoa P.A. Feliciano, and Chad Kalele; daughters Petriss Croft, Shanell and Shunya K. Feliciano, P. Ka’ala Kahalioumi, Penny Andrade, Pilialoha Kalele and R. Amoo Kainoa; brothers Herbert Jr. and Samuel Maunu, Eddie and Jesse Kaona, and Billy, Charles and Robert Palakiko; sisters Emily Kamaka, Helena K. Bromaghin, Kamaile Kalima and Suzanne Hinch; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published yesterday.

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Gerrie Harue Hara

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Feb. 16, 2011
Gerrie Harue Hara, 46, of Kaneohe, a retired registered nurse, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Harris, mother Diane M. and brother Harris Jr. Private services.

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THELMA “AUNTY THELMA” K. ACHIU HARVEST

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

THELMA “AUNTY THELMA” K. ACHIU HARVEST

Age 89, of Haleiwa, Hawaii, passed away January 14, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born September 28, 1921 in Waialua, Hawaii. Thelma was a retired telephone operator from Mutual Telephone Co. She was a Christian education teacher for Childrens Bible Club and a member of Bethel Bible Church in Wahiawa.

She is survived by son, Edward Kalani Harvest; daughter, Pearl Pualani Harvest; sisters, Lei Achiu Zen, Winifred Achiu Fujimori of CA; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews,
nieces, & cousins.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Saturday (March 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

Claude Takemi Hayashibara

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Feb. 9, 2011
Claude Takemi Hayashibara, 68, of Kailua, a retired Oakmont Country Club golf cart manager and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Keoni, daughter Malia Whitaker, brother Alvin, sister Carole Ho and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Kimiko Hayashibara

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Feb. 6, 2011
Kimiko Hayashibara, 93, of Kailua, a retired cook at Hauula Elementary and Kailua Intermediate and High schools, died at home. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by son Alvin T., daughter Carole K. Ho, sister Betsy Suyeoka, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Ronaldine Theresa Henriques

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Feb. 23, 2011
Ronaldine Theresa Henriques, also known as “Ronnie” and “Mama Ronnie,” 66, of Wailuku, a retired sales clerk, died. She was born in Colorado. She is survived by son Marc, daughter Nicole “Nikki,” father George Ellis, brother George Ellis Jr., sister Rosemary Ellis and eight grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Makena Landing, Kihei, Maui. Scattering of ashes and luncheon to follow.

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Beau Hiwatashi

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Feb. 19, 2011
Beau Hiwatashi, 26, of Kahului, a construction worker at Jomar Construction, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Caldwell, Idaho. He is survived by mother Daryl, brothers Nicholas and Joshua, sister Heidi, hanai brothers D.J. Luna and Tyson Ako, grandparents Akime Hiwatashi and Irene Luna, and great-grandparents Gaudencio and Julia Cadiz. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Mitsue Ikei

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Feb. 10, 2011
Mitsue Ikei, 86, of Honolulu, retired owner of Saimin House, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jesse and Wallace, daughters Gainor Miyashiro and Jo Ann Shito, brothers Seiko and Thomas Nakadomari, sisters Asano Shimabukuro and Mildred Williams, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tama Kavika Isaia

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Feb. 23, 2011
Tama Kavika Isaia, 58, of Waianae, a restaurant chef and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Ronald, Randall and Eugene Chun; daughters Geraldine Nishihira and Donna Noguchi; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the family residence.

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Dennis Tadashi Kido

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Jan. 11, 2011
Dennis Tadashi Kido, 65, of Kailua, a University of Hawaii at Manoa information technology specialist and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by brother Howard and sister Carol Burke. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Marcos Javier Macabeo

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Feb. 10, 2011
Marcos Javier “Macoy” Macabeo, 41, of Honolulu, a Yummy Korean Bar-B-Q cook, died in Aiea. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mina; sons Harold and Daryl; daughter Kesha Marie; mother Angela; brothers Cresencio, Aurelio, Reynaldo and Ronnie; sisters Delia Cabusas and Meriam Arenas; and stepsister Adela. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Evangeline Macatiag

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Feb. 9, 2011
Evangeline “Leimamo” Macatiag, 85, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a K.C. Washerette operator, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Andres Jr. and Stanley; daughters Gloria Ciriako, Veronica Marquez and Theresa Alani; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s Catholic Church, Kealakekua. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bill Maclean

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Jan. 30, 2011
Bill Maclean, 48, of Ninole, Hawaii, a self-employed carpenter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ventura, Calif. He is survived by daughters Jamey and Taylor, parents John and Shirley, brother Robert, sister Lynn Laird and companion Kathy Howard. Services held.

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June L. Makaila-Dukes

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Jan. 21, 2011
June L. Makaila-Dukes, 73, of Honolulu, a probation officer with the state government, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Destry “Bobo” Makaila; daughter Vicky “Uilani” Dukes; brothers Billy, Reimers “Ray” and Solomon “Mafia” Makaila; sisters Gwendolyn Kupahu and Juliette Wilkinson; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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JOSEPH G. MULLINS

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JOSEPH G. MULLINS

Joseph G. Mullins, 87, writer, adventurer, linguist, volunteer, US Marine Corp WWII veteran, formerly of Honolulu, passed away peacefully at his home in Chicago, February 16, 2011.

Beloved father of Frieda (Eliud) Hernandez of Chicago, Patrick (Christine) Munson of Las Vegas, and Cybele (Brandy Kaake) Mullins of Los Angeles.

Grandfather of Conner and Jade Munson.

Best and oldest friend to Bob Wilcox, friend and fellow world traveler to Charlie Rizzo and countless others.

The family wishes to thank Anna Kondas for her compassionate caregiving.

Celebration of Joseph’s life is being held 4PM to 7:30PM, Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60642-4101.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Polish Museum of America, www.polishmuseumofamerica.org, 773-384-3352

Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com.

Alfonso G. Ortiz

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Feb. 17, 2011
Alfonso G. Ortiz, 51, of Honolulu, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Janelle Newcomb; sons R. Dean and R. Jay; daughter Caroldean; brothers Daniel, Robert and Jimmy Feliciano; sisters Jane Martin and Joyce Joseph; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Sue Shizuko Parks

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Feb. 7, 2011
Sue Shizuko Parks, 92, of Honolulu, a Shiros Restaurant employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laie. She is survived by brothers Thomas T., Eiko “Robert,” Eigoro “Donald” and Taketomo “Melvin” Onaga; and sisters Kimie “Kay” Shores and Asako “Pat” Kim. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Bonnie Kealoha Peters

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Jan. 13, 2011
Bonnie Kealoha “Baby Girl” Peters, 35, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Mendocino, Calif. She is survived by husband Jared “Smokey,” parents Bruce S. Ames and Sally Emery, stepparents Andy Adler and Srimati Ames, brothers Andy Adler and Stephen and Kent Ames, and sister Belle Gildina. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at Leilani Estate Park, Hawaii. Scattering of ashes Saturday in the ocean in Kalapana, Hawaii.

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Leonard Petronilo Quero

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Feb. 21, 2011
Leonard Petronilo Quero, 60, of Hilo, a former machine operator at Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Orchard and a Hawaii National Guard veteran, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Keaau, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Herminia; brothers Orlando, Eldon, Rodney and Reuben; and sister Millie Conol. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published yesterday.

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Larry Joseph Sr.

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Feb. 7, 2011
Larry Joseph Sr., 85, of Waianae, a paniolo, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife LaVerna K.; sons Larry “Larry Boy” Jr. and Lesly “Ponto”; daughters Veronica “Tina” Chow, Brenda “Ani” Key, Ramona “Tot” Gouveia, Roxanne “Rocco” Joseph and Lea “Tita” Vierra; stepson Antony Good; stepdaughters Laurie Digges and Sharon Texeira; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Fujiyo Ueda

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Feb. 17, 2011
Fujiyo Ueda, 89, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Toshiyuki; daughters Sharon S. Lum, Mayumi Ito and Midori Koike; brother Sanji Yanaru; sister Shimeyo Yamamoto; eight grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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Tsugio Yamada

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Feb. 10, 2011
Tsugio Yamada, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Board of Water Supply radio technician and an Army veteran and member of the 100th Infantry Battalion, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife June Y., sons Stuart H. and Craig M., daughters Lynn A. and Mona A., and three grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tadashi Yamaji

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Feb. 13, 2011
Tadashi “Tad” Yamaji, 91, of Honolulu, a retired contractor doing business as T. Yamaji Contracting, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Janet F., daughter Sandy Ogawa, brother Joseph Y. and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gertrude Miyuki Yamane

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Feb. 10, 2011
Gertrude Miyuki “Girlie” Yamane, 83, of Kailua, a retired Sears, Roebuck and Co. unit clerk, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Wanda H.; and sisters May A. Takenishi, Lillian Y. Miki and Jean Y. Kaneshiro. Private services.

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