Archive for March 10th, 2011

Arnold R. Acosta

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March 2, 2011
Arnold R. Acosta, 49, of Kapaa, Kauai, a self-employed construction worker and a merchant seaman, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Mele; sons Gil and Arnold; daughters Jocelyn Fernandez, Kristi-Mae Acosta, Joyce Catbagan and Jackie Degracia; brothers Sonny, Tony, Chris and Leandro; sisters Leilanie Acosta and Virgie Albero; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow.

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Pearl Agree

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Feb. 11, 2011
Pearl Agree, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in New York. She is survived by son Richard, daughter Marcia Armstrong, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Island Hospice.

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Barbara Ku’uleimomi Kendrick Anderson

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Feb. 13, 2011

Barbara Ku’uleimomi Kendrick Anderson, 77, of Merritt Island, Fla., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Realtor, died in Florida. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James, Sean and Kevin; daughters Kathleen Davis and Colleen Jenkins; brother Jan E. Dill; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services held in Florida.

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Gary Stephen Bottorff

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Feb. 22, 2011
Gary Stephen Bottorff, 55, of Kihei, Maui, a commercial fisherman, died in Maalaea Harbor. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Arabelle Cornand-Bottorff, son Marlon, daughters Christina Stine and Chandra Kelly, brothers Matthew and Mark, sisters Susie Herleikson and Mary Wright, and eight grandchildren. Services held. Donations suggested to Gary Bottorff Memorial Fund at any Bank of Hawaii.

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Alfred Israel Canter

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Feb. 20, 2011
Alfred Israel Canter, 70, of Pearl City, a retired Ron Nakatsu Realty administrator and an Army Medical Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Lora J., daughters Alysa and Leslie, sister Barbara and four grandchildren. Services held in Chicago.

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Kevin Connors

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Feb. 22, 2011
Kevin Connors, 60, of Kailua, a clinical psychologist in private practice, died in Honolulu. He was born in Rochester, N.Y. He is survived by wife Natalie, daughter Kelly and sister Kathleen. Services at a later date.

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Edward John Conway

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Jan. 27, 2011

Edward John Conway, 77, of Honolulu, owner of Natural Slate and an architect and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in St. Paul, Minn. He is survived by wife Linda, sons Sean and Beau, daughters Dayna Hue Sing and Sloane “Puddi” Conway, sister Beulah Martineau, former wife Harolene “Mapu,” 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Walter Davis

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March 4, 2011
Walter Davis, 82, of Honolulu, an attorney and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Jeanne; sons Eric Davis and Greg, Brian and Brad Nelson; daughter Kim Nelson; sister Deana Zucker; and seven grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Monday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or St. Clement’s Episcopal Church.

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RUDY “DOPO” ROLANDO DERIGE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

RUDY “DOPO” ROLANDO DERIGE

Age 64, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away February 27, 2011 in Aiea. November 2, 1946 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Retired shipfitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop II.

He is survived by wife, Antonina Vea “Toning” Derige; sons, Akoni Derige of San Diego, Roger Derige; daughter, Angie Derige of Southern CA; mother, Dionicia Derige; brother, Ernesto (Mackey) Derige; sisters, Erlinda (Danny) Malano, Carmen (Lao) Nguyen of Florida.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (March 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Tuesday (March 15) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flower Welcome.

Hisako Fujiki

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March 2, 2011
Hisako Fujiki, 85, of Pearl City, a Greeters of Hawaii florist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Lorraine Rutkowski, brothers James and Ramon, sisters Yoshiko Wong and Helen Fujiki, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples.

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George Tsuyoshi Furumizo

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Feb. 18, 2011
George Tsuyoshi “Keoki” Furumizo, 85, of Ewa Beach,

a retired United Airlines airframe and powerplant mechanic, former Dole Pineapple Co. mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dolores “Dee,” sons Glen and Dave, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Kathleen Keefe Gross

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March 4, 2011
Kathleen Keefe Gross, 93, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in New Hampshire. She is survived by daughters Virginia G. Ahlo and Geri G. Johnson, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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John David Guerrero

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Feb. 27, 2011
John David Guerrero, 46, of Kailua-Kona, a graphic artist, died. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Anne Johnson, stepson Matt Johnson and sister Victoria Guerrero. Private services.

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Harry Haruki Hashimoto

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Feb. 13, 2011

Harry Haruki Hashimoto, 86, of Koloa, Kauai, a Grove Farm carpenter and Korean War veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yayoi Y.; sons Harlan and Ross; daughter Nan Starling; brothers Jerry, Wilson and Stan; sisters Ruth Cofer, Carol Chiba and Karen Ibara; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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James Jensei Higa

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Feb. 23, 2011
James Jensei Higa, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration electrical engineer and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; son Wendell M.; daughters Natalie A. Yabusaki and Jamie M. Lee; brothers Zensuke, Robert, George, Richard, Ronald, Harry and Michael; sisters Alice Howe, Mabel Higa and Lorene Ono; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

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Ann Nobue Hinazumi

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Feb. 14, 2011
Ann Nobue Hinazumi, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Shigeru; sons Jay, Ross and Dean; daughter Kate Takahashi; sisters Masako, Lynette and Lucille Takemoto, Jean Yanaga, Takako Miura, Lillie Tsuchiya, and Elaine Burkhart; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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BLANCHE M.K. HINO

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BLANCHE M.K. HINO
February 23, 2011

Age, 97, of Honolulu passed away in Palolo Chinese Home. Born June 6, 1913 in Honokaa, Hawaii, she taught at several private schools. She traveled extensively with her late husband, Kenneth, a retired U.S. Army major. She is survived by nephews, nieces; grandnephews and grandnieces. Private services held. Family requests no koden.

Blanche Mitsue Hino

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Feb. 23, 2011
Blanche Mitsue Hino, 97, of Aiea, a retired private school teacher, died. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Lealofisa M. Aetonu Hisatake

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Feb. 28, 2011
Lealofisa M. Aetonu Hisatake, 88, of Kailua-Kona, a pantry chef at Pearl Harbor Shipyard Officers Mess and Pearl City Tavern, TheHandi-Van aide and family historian, died. She was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Gilbert, Jack and Joseph; brothers Fouvale and Valelio Aetonu, and Mika Paulo; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 8 a.m. Monday at St. John Catholic Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Dani Lynn Hoffert

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Feb. 19, 2011
Dani Lynn Hoffert, 54, of Oceanview, Hawaii, a mental health counselor in Washington, died. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by husband Gary, son Joshua K. Hart, daughters Valena Hoffert and Patty M. Shiek, brother Larry Price, sisters Dawn Shipman and Angel Collins, and a grandchild. No services.

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Itsue Ikehara

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Feb. 13, 2011
Itsue Ikehara, 80, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Wilcox Hospital clerk, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Archie and Leo; daughter Penny Kunishige; brothers Toshio, Takeshi, Shizuo, Tatsuo, James and The Rev. Stanley Kobayashi; sisters Kikuyo Inouye and Katherine Urabe; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Charlene Ramona Kamai

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Feb. 18, 2011
Charlene Ramona Kamai, 74, of Kodiak, Alaska, formerly of Honolulu, died in Anchorage, Alaska. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons A.J. “Duffy” LaBatte and Charles “TC” Jr. and Rome and Kenneth Kamai; sisters Mary Urata, Cindy Fernandez, Charlene Burthold, Georgette Kealoha, Roselie Weaver, Joy Paiva and Ruth Kamai; brother Reginald Medeiros; sisters Nina Okita and Crystal Medeiros; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services and inurnment to be held in June.

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Chieko Kato

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Feb. 17, 2011
Chieko Kato, 84, of Honolulu, formerly of Pearl City, a retired federal employee, died in St. Francis Hospice, Puiwa. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Jefferry , daughter Karen Tanoue, sisters Yuriko Sameshima and Betty Ikeda, and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jared Kaufmann

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Feb. 15, 2011
Jared Kaufmann, 70, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by sons Jared Jr. and Michael, daughters Colette Spaccarotella and Christine Jackson, sisters Jane and Janet, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Ailean Teruko Kaya

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Feb. 7, 2011
Ailean Teruko Kaya, 85, of Pearl City, a federal Department of Defense retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Edmund and Garrett, daughter Lorraine Hirazumi, brother Dan Okuda, sister Evelyn Horiuchi, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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DELFINA GERVACIO MADAMBA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

DELFINA GERVACIO MADAMBA

Age 91, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away February 16, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born November 23, 1919 in Philippines.

She is survived by sons, Salvador (Magdalena) Madamba, Rodolfo Madamba (Bob) of Kauai, Amor (Elena) Madamba, Andres Madamba, Jesus (Margie) Madamba of CA, Oscar Madamba (Marilou) of CA; daughters, Gregoria (Alfredo) Vistacion, Ernesta (Pablo) Ramiscal of Philippines, Esmeralda (Florendo) Galiza of CA; brothers, Andres (Pat) Gervacio of Philippines, Saturnino (Estrella) Gervacio; sisters, Apolonia Cacal of Philippines, Maria Malapit of Philippines; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 a.m. Sunday (March 13) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (March 14) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Inga T. Marciniec

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Feb. 22, 2011
Inga T. Marciniec, 56, of Oceanview, Hawaii, died. She was born in Fairbanks, Alaska. She is survived by husband Greg, daughter Fortune Otter, mother Georgia Griffin, brother Swen Griffin, sisters Isle Burke and Dawn Ruckik, and two grandchildren. No services.

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Philomena Margaret Mikowychok

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Feb. 17, 2011
Philomena Margaret “Mena” Mikowychok, 72, of Keaau, Hawaii, a waitress and homemaker, died at home. She was born in Norristown, Pa. She is survived by sons Michael, Mark and Frank; daughter Brenda; brothers Joseph, Charlie and Dominic Principe; sisters Greta Pellegrino, Mary Tornetta, Antoinette Parkes and Angeline Merrick; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Margaret Miyoko Minami

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Feb. 1, 2011
Margaret Miyoko Minami, 99, of Ewa Beach, a retired Malia Fashions seamstress, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mamoru K. and Merle S., daughter Marion M. Saito, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Seijiro Miyagi

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Feb. 23, 2011
Seijiro “Barney” Miyagi, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Kaneohe Marine Corps Air Station coach painter and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Clara H.; and sisters Amy K. Azama, Mary A. Kaneshiro, Nancy Y. Beckley and Eleanor S. Luna. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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