Archive for March 18th, 2011

Stanley Joseph Antone

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March 12, 2011
Stanley Joseph Antone, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, formerly of Pahala, a retired Kau Sugar Co. tractor operator, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by caregiver Jolette Rapozo, nieces Audrey Maxwell and Daphne McKeeham, and nephew Paul Andrade. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Misao Aoki

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March 5, 2011
Misao Aoki, 93, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Gordon, daughters Janice and Joyce, and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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MAURICIO QUIDAY ARCE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

MAURICIO
QUIDAY ARCE

Age 87, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away February 19, 2011 in Honolulu. Born September 22, 1923 in Puro, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He was a woodcraftsman supervisor for Family Housing Furniture Repair with the Department of Defense.

He is survived by wife, Ignacia Remular Arce; son, Mauricio Arce Jr; daughters, Mary Jane (John) Vannatta, Patricia (John) Baker; granddaughter, Candace Arce (Bryan) Chun; great-granddaughter, Kyra Oda; sisters, Adeline Quirit of Pepeekeo, HI, Margarita (Francisco) Camero of Pepeekeo, HI, Alejandra Cabatu, of the Philippines; many nieces & nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (March 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (March 23) at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church; Mass 10:45 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Guillermo Calano Balagat

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March 13, 2011
Guillermo Calano “Gimo” Balagat, 88, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Lihue Plantation employee, died. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marina, sons Ceny and George, daughter Grace Hee, brother Feliciano, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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ASA BEASHA a.k.a. DEACON ASA BEASHA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

DEACON ASA BEASHA

Age 59, of Waipahu, HI, passed away February 16, 2011 in Honolulu, HI. Born August 9, 1951 in Majuro, Marshall Islands. He was a member of the First Marshallese Assembly of God.

He is survived by wife, Mwejen Beasha; sons, Mike (Sally) Beasha, Chester Beasha, Wagner (Kiomina) Beasha, Wesley Beasha; daughter, Hollyann Ajen; 7 grandchildren.

Visitation Tuesday (March 22) 9:00 a.m. Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Abraham L.H. Char

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Feb. 27, 2011
Abraham L.H. Char, 88, of Honolulu, an insurance adjuster with Pacific Insurance, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jessamine; sons Michael, Dr. Gregory and Joey; daughter Jennifer Arashiro; brother Lloyd; sisters Jean Gong, Aileena Lum and Amy Lam; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Clayton K.L. Ching

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Feb. 10, 2011
Clayton K.L. Ching, 70, of Kailua, a retired Oahu Sheet Metal Co. welder and an Army veteran, died in the Center for Aging at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Brenda; daughters Valerie Cramer and Vanessa Enomoto; brothers Delbert and Phillip; sisters Yin Clendenen, Kim Oe Yuen, Lan Yin Inouye, Nyuk Lan Ching and Carol Manning; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Clayton Charles En-Sing Ching

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Feb. 25, 2011
Clayton Charles En-Sing Ching, 55, of Honolulu died at Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Curtis L.; mother Winifred W. Rodrigues; stepmother Val Krohn-Ching; twin brother Clifton; sisters Christine Takushi, Paula Ann Ching and Valerie Buenconsejo; half brother Max Krohn-Ching; and half sisters Tracie Ryan and Tiana Krohn-Ching Maslanka. Private services.

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Ethel Kum Lin Ung Chong

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March 14, 2011
Ethel Kum Lin Ung Chong, 93, of Wailuku, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. executive secretary, died in Wailuku. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui, and raised in Waihee. She is survived by husband Walbert S., son Alan D., daughter Cathy L. and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park.

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Rudy Rolando Derige

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Feb. 27, 2011
Rudy Rolando “Dopo” Derige, 64, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop II shipfitter, died in Aiea. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Antonina V. “Toning,” sons Akoni and Roger, daughter Angie, mother Dionicia, brother Ernesto and sisters Erlinda Malano and Carmen Nguyen. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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ALFRED KANA’IAUPUNI “NA’I” DOO

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ALFRED KANA’IAUPUNI “NA’I” DOO
June 11, 1931 – February 20, 2011

Na’i passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 20th at the age of 79. He was born in Honolulu and raised on Moloka’i prior to attending the Kamehameha Schools, where he graduated with the class of 1949. He was a long-time resident of Kailua, and former member of the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club.

Na’i shared his Aloha spirit and touched the lives of many, both through his profession as a Marketing Director with Hawaii’s Visitor’s Bureau, and through his love and devotion to family and friends. His good natured humor and genial personality will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Na’i is preceded in death by his wife, Jerine ‘Jeri’, and daughter, Jaylin Doo-Huyser. He is survived by children; Kevin Doo, Robyn Doo-Rehkemper (Rand), Byron Doo (Ronda), Darin Doo, and Owen Doo. Grandchildren: Xavier, Rayson, Brandon, Jayson, Bryson, Ku’ulei, and Evan. Also survived by Brother; Kimo Doo (Miko). Sister; Elaine Noa. Brother-in-law; Tommy Kekua and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation: 9am at St. Anthony’s Church, Kailua. Mass: 10am. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Fred Dallas Elliott

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Feb. 27, 2011
Fred Dallas Elliott, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, city Department of Public Works Wastewater Management employee and Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Wyalusing, Pa. He is survived by stepdaughter Lois Whitecliff, one brother, two sisters, three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Dorothy Tsuyoko Fukumoto

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Feb. 20, 2011
Dorothy Tsuyoko Fukumoto, 96, of Pearl City died in Renton, Wash. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Rickey, Ralph and Raynor; daughter Naomi Pang; brother Kazuyoshi Saito; sisters Rose Nakamura and Ellen Kuranishi; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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George William Gee

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March 6, 2011
George William Gee, 95, of Kaneohe, a retired Carnation Co. salesman, died at home. He was born in Savannah, Miss. He is survived by companion Ellie Dunbar, stepson Jack Barnes, five grandchildren and seven-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Koolau Golf Club. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity in his name.

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Christopher Edward Gencarell

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March 13, 2011
Christopher Edward Gencarelli, 45, of Kailua, a horticulturist, died in Kailua. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by father Edward, mother Joan and sister Elizabeth Simon. Services: 9:30 a.m. today at Saint Mark Lutheran Church, Kaneohe.

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Lorna Hiers

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Feb. 21, 2011
Lorna “Aunty Oli” Hiers, 79, of Waianae, a retired Waialua High School teacher, died in Waianae. She was born in Waialua-Haleiwa. She is survived by son Charles, daughters Elnora Hiers and Charla Moore, brother John Kalili, sister Amy Asano and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Schofield Post Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dick Hotema

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March 10, 2011
Dick “Take” Hotema, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Dick’s Body & Fender owner, died in Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by wife Bessie T.; sons Richard, Francis and Patrick; daughter Sally Onoye; sister Betty Hamamoto; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Isami Ippongi

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Feb. 22, 2011
Isami “Lefty” Ippongi, 86, of Honolulu, a retired K. Nagata Construction Inc. foreman, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by daughters Susan R. Ippongi, Barbara M. Ushijima and Amy E. Ippongi-Ching; brother Eugene T.; sisters Eleanor R. Niino and Elaine S. Nikaido; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Yoshiko Ishikawa

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March 4, 2011
Yoshiko Ishikawa, 90, of Pukalani, Maui, a seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Old Kailua Village, Maui. She is survived by daughters Joyce Itokazu and Sharon Ishikawa, sister Yaye B. Miyashiro, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Burial: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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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. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons A.J. “Duffy” LaBatte and Charles “TC” Jr. and Rome and Kenneth Kamai; daughters Mary Urata, Cindy Fernandez, Charlene Burthold, Georgette Kealoha, Roselie Weaver, Joy Paiva and Ruth Kamai; brother Reginald Gonsalves; sisters Nina Okita and Crystal Medeiros; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services and inurnment to be held in June. Incorrect information in an obituary published yesterday.

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Warren Wah Kwun Kan

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Feb. 24, 2011
Warren Wah Kwun Kan, 47, of Honolulu, a restaurant cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in Zhong Shan, China. He is survived by wife Ivy, son William, daughter Iris, brothers Keng Lau and Hou Yuen, and sisters Yuk Sum, Yuk Ha and Yuk Mui. Services: Taoist services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Lawrence Kaneapua

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March 11, 2011
Lawrence “Hawaiian” Kaneapua, 74, of Hanapepe, Kauai, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Mabel; sons Lawrence Tupulua and Ipo, Alexander and Joseph Kaneapua; daughter Melanie-Elena; hanai sons Glenn and Gavin Freitas; brother Gene; and 10 grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Salt Pond Beach Park in Hanapepe. Casual attire.

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Peace Tan Kawahara

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Feb. 21, 2011
Peace Tan Kawahara, 96, of Honolulu, a Farrington High School teacher and producer of Oriental drama at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by sons Elvis and Wendell, sister Elaine T. Kau and a grandchild. Private services.

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Kimberley Kidwell

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March 10, 2011
Kimberley Kidwell, 43, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Orange County, Calif. She is survived by husband Phillip; daughter Puanani S.; brothers Daniel and Donald Bourne and Kawai Sellers; and sisters Kathy Bourne-Mejia and Betty Jo and Christy Sellers. Visitation: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Kahului Church of the Nazarene.

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Iris Masako Kiso

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March 9, 2011
Iris Masako Kiso, 73, of Mililani died. She was born in Naha, Okinawa. She is survived by husband Melvin, sons Lance and Jason Yamamoto, daughters Mary Loo Kuhaulua and Janice Lee, and numerous grandchildren. Private services.

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Kahauanu Lake

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March 6, 2011
Kahauanu Lake, 79, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian scholar, historian, composer, musician and Army veteran, will be remembered in services 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Church, Waikiki. He died in Kaneohe. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by hanai sons Gordon Umi Kai, Walter K. Kawai’ae’a Jr., George Helm and Michael “Pili” Pang; and hanai daughter Luana L. Kawai’ae’a. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Beatrice B.M. Lederer

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March 5, 2011
Beatrice B.M. Lederer, 86, of Honolulu, a retired federal employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Pete; daughters Patricia T. Ichimura, Sandra N. Amorine and Stacy R. Yost; sisters Elsie Kanana and Viola Whaley; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Paulina Aluag Lucas

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Feb. 28, 2011
Paulina Aluag Lucas, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by grandsons Edibodi “Eddie,” Leonardo “Leon” and Jerry Daguro; granddaughters Benedicta “Bennie” Soliman, Marilou Rivera and Evangeline “Vangie” Gabatino; 16 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples.

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ESTHER “JANET” “GRANDMA LUCERO” LUCERO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

ESTHER “JANET” “GRANDMA LUCERO” LUCERO

Age 88, of Aiea, HI, passed away February 23, 2011 in Honolulu, HI. Born August 4, 1922 in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She was a member of the Foster Grandparent Organization and The Neighborhood Watch.

She is survived by sons, Daniel (Norma) Carino, Phillip “Chico” (Jean) Lucero, Ralph “Binky” (Karen) Lucero; daughters, Loraine (Benjamin) Dapar, Fidela “Della” (Kevin) Lima, Patricia (Alston) Awong, Christa (Andrew) Brito; brother, Pelahio “Phillip” (Viola) Lucrecio; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; nephew and niece.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday (March 21) at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church; (99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Delfina Gervacio Madamba

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Feb. 16, 2011
Delfina Gervacio Madamba, 91, of Waipahu died in Wahiawa. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Salvador, Rodolfo, Amor, Andres, Jesus and Oscar; daughters Gregoria Visitacion, Ernesta Ramiscal and Esmeralda Galiza; brothers Andres and Saturnino Gervacio; sisters Apolonia Cacal and Maria Malapit; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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