Archive for March 28th, 2011

Konapiliahi Justin Akana

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March 15, 2011
Konapiliahi Justin Akana, 23, of Honolulu, an unexploded-ordnance technician, died in Philadephia. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Barry Crowell; mother Lynne; brothers Kaweluokalani, Kainoa and Kaimipono; and sisters Kuupilialoha and Kawehionalani. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ka Hale Hoano Hou o Ke Akua Church, 1760 Nalani St.

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Amos Arashiro

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March 24, 2011
Amos “Moose” Arashiro, 59, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kekaha Sugar machinist, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by father Osamu, brother Alvin and sisters Annabelle Evans, Cheryl Morimoto, Laureen Arashiro and Sasah Figueira. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kekaha. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.

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George Cardines

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March 19, 2011
George Cardines, 63, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired state Department of Land and Natural Resources heavy equipment operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lora; sons Kurt and KevinLee; daughter KerrieJean Maeha; mother Celestina Alika; brothers Henry, Eddie, Robert, Ronald and Gilbert; sister Tina Marie Salboro; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hilo Coast United Church of Christ, Honomu, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, lei welcome.

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Frances Leilani Ching

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March 9, 2011
Frances Leilani “Nani” Ching, 75, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard Y.H. Sr.; sons Raymond, Clarence, Francis, Alvin, Roland and Ronald; daughters Colleen Pascua and Bernadine Fisher; brothers Larry, Walter, Edward, Arthur and William Akana, James Pahia, and Danford, George and Hartwell Kaeo; sisters Audrey Caravallo, Edene Keohohina, Eleanor Akana, Mary Ann Gomes and Vivian Atkins; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Herbert Mun Git Chun

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Feb. 24, 2011
Herbert Mun Git Chun, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired electrical planner-estimator with the Public Works Center at Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hanae; son Curtis; daughter Alison Shigenaga; brothers John, Kenneth, Benjamin and Harry; sisters Muriel Char and Mabel Medeiros; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Patricia Lee Cooper

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March 8, 2011
Patricia Lee Cooper, 67,

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Leonardo Habon Cortez

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March 19, 2011
Leonardo Habon Cortez, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Medical Center East maintenance employee, died. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ciriaca A.; sons Leonardo A. and Melvin A.; daughters Armi Fong and Charlene Stern; brother Leopoldo; sisters Luciana and Magdalena Sanchez, and Asuncion Tejada; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Mount Calvary.

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Geraldine Gray Cullen

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March 10, 2011
Geraldine Gray Cullen, also known as “GG” and “Gerry,” 100, of Volcano, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in a private care home. She was born in Denver. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Kathleen English, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Malia Puka o Kalani Catholic Church, Keaukaha, Hawaii. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Private committal services. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Malia Puka o Kalani Catholic Church or Hospice of Hilo.

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Ralph Edayan

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March 1, 2011
Ralph “Ralphie” Edayan, 51, of Haleiwa, a retired city laborer, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Maizelette; sons Isaac, Moses, Judah and Isaiah; daughters Kathleen, Erlene, Blossom, Bonnie, Karen and Gloria; brothers Antonio, Ryan, Derwin, Whitney and Richard; sisters Diane Kittleson, Pacita Edayan and Yvonne Alejandro; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ramachess Ford Eddins

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March 6, 2011
Ramachess Ford Eddins, 53, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y. He is survived by brothers Henry F. and Darston. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Sure Foundation Puna. Celebration of life: 5 p.m.

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Paul Keawepuahikinaokamalamalamaonalani Elia

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March 21, 2011
Paul Keawepuahikinaokamalamalamaonalani Elia, 67, of Hoolehua, Molokai, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leila; son Ronald; daughters Caroline E. Seguritan and Michele E. Lofgreen; brothers Wesley Elia and Aram, Gideon, Mitchell, Jerry and Frederick Kalilimoku; sister Hannah K. Basso; and five grandchildren. Visitation: noon Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalamaula, Molokai. Services: 3 p.m. Burial to follow at Kanakaloloa Cemetery, Hoolehua.

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Michael Timothy Mendaro Gambeng

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March 19, 2011
Michael Timothy Mendaro Gambeng, 10, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Wilcox Elementary School student, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by mother Marie Mendaro; stepfather Lemuel Soria; brothers Maverick A.P. and Kyle Gambeng, and Harry Soria; sister Rhea; and grandparents Edwin and Aniceta. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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ROBERT GERMAN

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ROBERT GERMAN

Robert German, aged 84 years, of Grand Forks, North Dakota, formerly of Honolulu, Hawai’i, passed away on Friday, 18 February 2011. Robert was born in Berwick, Pennsylvania on 29 August 1926 to George and Alice Mae German. In 1952, he married Beverly Cole of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. Robert’s thirty-six year career in the Armed Forces began as a 17-year old Marine in World War II and ended with his retirement from the US Army as a Colonel at Camp Smith, Hawai’i in 1982. Robert’s career included two tours to Vietnam, the second in 1968 – 1969, where he served as Battalion Commander for the 2/501st Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. In 1991, his beloved wife, Beverly, passed away. In 2002, Robert moved to Grand Forks, North Dakota to be closer to his grandchildren. An Eagle Scout and 33rd degree Mason, he was active in Boy Scouting and the Shriners Crippled Children’s Hospital in Honolulu, Hawai’i. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Beverly. Robert is survived by his son, Cole (Joy) German of Memphis, Tennessee; daughter Virginia (Marvin) Regorrah of East Grand Forks, Minnesota; and seven grandchildren. Robert will be interred at the Punchbowl on Wednesday, 30 March at 9:30 am.

Angeline G. Gueco

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March 2, 2011
Angeline G. Gueco, 90, of Honolulu, a retired clerk with the city motor vehicles department, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by three brothers, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church, 20 S. Vineyard Blvd.

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Claudia Marie Harris

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Feb. 25, 2011

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VAAIMAMAO VAAIMAMAO JR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

VAAIMAMAO “AFAMASAGA” VAAIMAMAO JR.

Age 71, of Waipahu, HI, passed away February 27, 2011 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born June 8, 1939 in Matautu, Western Samoa. He was co-founder of the Waimanalo Congregational Church; also an employee of the Salvation Army for 31 years of dedicated service.

He is survived by wife, Viola Vaaimamao; daughters, Sigalu P. (Loloa) Kakiva of CA, Pepe Vaai, Moana M. Vaaimamao of CA, Twyla P. Vaaimamao of CA; 6 grandchildren; sisters, Seupepe Fuimaono Te’o of Western Samoa, Siaitolo P. Poufa of American Samoa.

Visitation 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (March 30) at Kanana Fou Congregational Church, (94-261 Kunia Road, Waipahu) Funeral Service 12:00 noon. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Happy-colored attire. No flowers, please.

Manuel Napuaala Phillips Jr.

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March 10, 2011
Manuel Napuaala Phillips Jr., also known as “Butch” and “Manny,” 51, of Keaau, Hawaii, a sales associate at Walmart in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Lorraine; sons Samson and Timothy Isabel, and Manuel III and Matthew Phillips; daughters Kristy-Lei Holeso, and Mandell and Melanie Phillips; mother Stella K.; brothers Brian, Charles and Wayne; sisters Stephanie Savusa, Geri Borling and April “Nani” Phillips; and 21 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Solomon Fook Kong Kau

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March 12, 2011
Solomon Fook Kong Kau, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Navy Seabee and welder at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Irene, son Steven J.W., six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 1317 Queen Emma St., Honolulu. Services: 3:30 p.m. Parking available at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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DOMINGO ALONZO LAGMAY

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

DOMINGO ALONZO LAGMAY

Age 72, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away February 27, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born June 5, 1938 in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He retired after 37 years at Oahu Sugar and also retired from Royal Kunia Golf Course.

He is survived by wife, Loreta Lagmay; son, Dominic Lagmay; daughter, Esther (Howard) Ouchi of WA; 2 grandchildren; brothers, Juan Lagmay, Angel Lagmay, Nolan (Diana) Lagmay, Sr.; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 29) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (March 30) at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa, HI) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Constance Ng Kwan Lee

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March 14, 2011
Constance Ng Kwan Lee, 86, of Honolulu, a retired personnel clerk at Fort Shafter, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Nathan K.C., daughters Nannette B.J. Lee and Carolyn L. Yamashita, brother Raymond Lau and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Donald Leroy Moniz

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March 20, 2011
Donald Leroy Moniz, 72, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired technician at Mealani Experiment Station in Waimea, Hawaii, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by wife Shirley, son Rex, daughters Lorna Cypriano and Kelly Loc, sisters Christine Johansen and Mary Gomes, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ricardo Salvador

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March 13, 2011
Ricardo “Ricky” Salvador, 83, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Sugar Plantation truck driver and a veteran of the Army and Hawaii Army National Guard in Kohala, died in Kohala Hospital. He was born in Kohala. He is survived by wife Violet “Manu”; sons Ricardo E. “Ricky” and Craig; daughters Naomi Batino, Vernette Lorenzo and Rita Maria; brother Alfred Sr.; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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ALBERTO “BOY” DONIOS, SR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

ALBERTO “BOY” DONIOS, SR.

Age 68, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away March 4, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born February 18, 1943 in Waipahu. Retired machinist from Waipahu Sugar Company, also from Covanta Energy, known as H-Power.

He is survived by son, Alberto (Rochelle) Donios Jr.; daughters, Danielle “Nina” Donios, Clarice Lopez, Roberta Kaolelopono, Leinaala Donios; brothers, Bonifacio “Boni” Donios, Rubin Donios, Jon Donios; sisters, Salud “Sally” Herrings, Carmen Remotap, Josephine Torricer, Theresa Sanchez; 13 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30-9:00 p.m. Thursday (March 31) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday (April 1) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Prayer Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Eric Masao Teruya

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March 17, 2011
Eric Masao Teruya, 58, of Kula, Maui, a manager at Republic Parking in Lahaina, died in Kula. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Lorraine, brothers Cyrus and Lance, and sisters Mona Nakamura, Karen Magno and Cheryl Otani. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. next Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Joseph Valenzuela

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March 16, 2011
Joseph “Joe” Valenzuela, 61, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War with the 299th Infantry Battalion, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Laurie; sons Simon, Jeremy and Joey; brothers Ernest, Edwin, Larry, Frederick and Raymond; sister Florence Carlos; and eight grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Hale Halawai. Private interment. For more information, call 315-3190.

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Toshiko Naito Yagi

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March 17, 2011
Toshiko Naito Yagi, 94, of Kailua died. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Thomas; daughters Jane Tsuda, Florence Ouchi, Esther Maru, Joanne Oyama and Diana Hong; two brothers; six sisters; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to your favorite charity.

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