Archive for April 14th, 2011

Helen Alapai Apau

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March 29, 2011
Helen Alapai Apau, 96, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She is survived by son Kaunamano Aiau, daughter Gwen Gibson, 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church, 66-090 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Services: 10 a.m. Urn burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Jesus Ogalesco Arcilla

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March 17, 2011
Jesus Ogalesco Arcilla, 70, of Ewa Beach, a retired chief petty officer for the Navy Submarine Force Pacific, died in Honolulu. He was born in Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leticia G.; son Jethro; daughter Joyce Stephens; brothers Abelardo, Jose, Domingo and Adulberto; sisters Lodivini Tabilog and Lourdes Abundo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Joseph J. Carvalho

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March 8, 2011
Joseph J. “Uncle Joe” Carvalho, 77, of Kailua, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War with the 25th Infantry and a retired drywall installer, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Florida. He is survived by wife Barbara; son Mark; daughters Kacey Carvalho-Fierro, Melody Johnson, Sherina Ladzinski and Melissa Ruiz; brother Art Perry; and sister Margie Lemmons. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kang Wan Cheng

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April 1, 2011
Kang Wan Cheng, 98, of Concord, Calif., a homemaker, died in Walnut Creek, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Carolina Wong, Florence Cheung and Judy Tang; brothers Wai Kong and Ding Kong Wong; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Jay Edward Collingwood

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April 8, 2011
Jay Edward Collingwood, 86, of Kailua, a retired real estate appraiser, died in Hale Malamalama. He was born in San Francisco. No services.

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Dorothy Alma Crouse

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April 8, 2011
Dorothy Alma Crouse, 83, of Kihei, Maui, a retired elementary school teacher, died at home. She was born in St. Louis. She is survived by son Roger, daughter Megan, former husband’s daughter Cam Usher, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church By-the-Sea, Kihei. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Maui, Maui Coastal Land Trust or Maui County Library Foundation. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Hisashi Daijo

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Feb. 25, 2011
Hisashi “Frank” Daijo, 83, of Kailua, a retired Otagiri Mercantile manager and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Marysville, Calif. He is survived by former wife Setsuko; sons Gaylord, Paul and Leslie; brother Kimihisa; sister Mitsuko; and six grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. today at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Thelma Kamala Ahuna Espinda

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March 17, 2011
Thelma Kamala Ahuna Espinda, 93, of Honolulu, a retired school social worker with the state, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alfred Jr. and Herbert, daughter Kaleinani Larsen, brother Herman Awai, sisters Niki Hines and Mary Peters, nine grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 am. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery.

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Rustico Bosuego Fernandez

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March 15, 2011
Rustico Bosuego Fernandez, also known as “Rusty” and “Ruth,” 76, of Waipahu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village retiree and Airport Parking Co. of America supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bangued, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Milagros B., sons Raoul and Ruemel; daughters Rowena Coronel, Ruby M. and Revelita Fernandez, and Ramonette Agustin; brother Jose “Cheng;” sister Cresencia Balderama; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alden Seio Fujise

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March 26, 2011
Alden Seio Fujise, infant son of Ariel F. Fujise of Kaneohe, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Derek W. and Linden R. Fujise; and great-grandparents Harold and Janet Fujise, Stella Miyoshi and Sachiko Ikehara. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Kenneth Kameo Inada

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March 26, 2011
Kenneth Kameo Inada, 87, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii and State University of New York at Buffalo philosophy professor and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Masako, son Ernest and brother Alan. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Harry Toshio Iwata

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March 23, 2011
Harry Toshio Iwata, 82, of Honolulu, a retiree from Hawaii Stevedores and Pyramid Insurance, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen M., son Paul Y., daughter Diane M. Bruce, brothers Allen and Richard, sisters Florence Ching and Sandy Nakano, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Joseph Russell Coldwell Jr.

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April 11, 2011
Joseph Russell “Russ” Coldwell Jr., 61, of Kapolei, a retired Air Force senior master sergeant, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by sons Squire F. and George C., daughter Cherie Algeo; brother Donald and sister Joellen Schaffer. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Makakilo Baptist Church, 92-611 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Casual attire.

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Frank Cuelho Jr.

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April 2, 2011
Frank Cuelho Jr., 80, of Kaneohe, a retired heavy-equipment operator supervisor at Lualualei Naval Ammunition Depot, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia P. Moniz; daughters Patti Delgado, Stephanie CuelhoRuiz, Andrea Cuelho, Francine Chaffee and Peaches Kamaka; sons Daren and James Presbitero, and Wendell Sibayan; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire.

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Lorraine Napua Kamoku

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April 7, 2011
Lorraine Napua Kamoku, 51, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker and employee of the former Daylight Doughnuts, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Solomon Jr.; sons Solomon III, Richard, James and Kepa Kamoku, and David Kuahiwinui; daughters Napualani and Noreen; brothers Thomas, Alfred and Howard Spinney; sisters Demetrice and Lorna Spinney, Sandy Lipperts and Faith Taketa; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. tomorrow at Mauna Ziona Congregational Church, Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Waimea County Cemetery. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Annie Kekoa

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April 11, 2011
Annie Kekoa, 80, of Naalehua, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Naalehu. She is survived by sister AhHan Silva; sons William “Brada,” Jeffrey and Preston; daughters Verna Dacalio, Adrienne Kekoa, Janice Javar, Val Ibarra and Nona Makuakane; 34 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: noon Sunday at Kauahaao Congregational Church, Waiohinu, Hawaii. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Casual
attire. No flowers.

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Chad Tomio Joseph Kitayama

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Feb. 20, 2011
Chad Tomio Joseph Kitayama, 33, of Nanakuli, a Don Quijote receiving clerk, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Harry Y.; mother Rosemary M.; brothers Ward, Grant and Steward; and fiancee Candice Viloria. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Henry H.C. Lau

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March 30, 2011
Henry H.C. “Herky” Lau, 82, of Honolulu, a career civil service employee of the territory of Hawaii, federal, state and city governments, died. He also was an Army veteran who served with the Air Transport Command of the Army Air Corps in Shanghai and Tokyo, Hawaii Air National Guard member, Air Force Reserve major and a researcher and management consultant to city, state and nonprofit organizations after retirement. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla L., sons Chris and Colin, daughters Corianne and Caryn, brother Hing Chock, sister Thelma Chun and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 23 at First Chinese Church of Christ, 1054 S. King St. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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YAEKO DORIS MAU

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

YAEKO DORIS MAU

Age 85, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away March 26, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born March 10, 1926 in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. Yaeko retired as a cafeteria manager from
Waimalu Elementary School. She was a member of Waipahu United Church of Christ.

She is survived by daughters, Stephanie (Steven) Saito, Roberta (Stanley) Ono, Valerie (George), Watanabe; brothers, Kenyu Fukuhara, Kenjo Fukuhara sister, Norah (David) Nightingale; 6 grandchildren.

Private services were held. No monetery gifts, please.

Jasmine A. Polido-Gosselin

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April 6, 2011
Jasmine A. Polido-Gosselin, 54, of Kahului, a food industry employee, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Joseph III and John Gosselin, daughter Maikael Gunn, mother Rose Polido, brothers Tomas and Cornelio Pulido, sisters Renette Yamanoha and Kelly Polido, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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CHARLOTTE MARTHA POWELL

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

CHARLOTTE MARTHA POWELL

Age 66, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away March 23, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born October 29, 1944 in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Parish Secretary at Our Lady of Sorrows Church.

She is survived by husband, William W. Powell Sr; daughter, Malaea (Patrick) Wetzel; son, William (Lori) Powell Jr; brothers, Edwin James (Mitzi) Hall of Texas, Francis (Priscilla) Hall; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 – 9 p.m. Tuesday (April 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (April 20) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; (1403 California Ave., Wahiawa) Memorial Mass 10:00 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Miyuki Shimada

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April 11, 2011
Miyuki Shimada, 96, of McCully died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He is survived by son Roy S., daughter Gail Y. Fukunaga and six grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.

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Kimie Tsukano Shiotsugu

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April 7, 2011
Kimie Tsukano Shiotsugu, 96, of Kahului, a barber, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard, George, Dean and Glen Tsukano; brothers Mitsuo, Sueo and Itsuo Tsukano; sister Betty T. Ward; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Anthony A. Alcosiba Sr.

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April 7, 2011
Anthony A. “Tony” Alcosiba Sr., 89, of Hilo, formerly of Papaikou, Hawaii, a Holmes & Narver employee, retired James W. Glover Inc. batch plant operator and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Amaulu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Naomi K.L., sons Tony A. Alcosiba and Robert J. Marcos, hanai sons Kenneth L. Alcosiba and Patpong Chittkusol, daughters Alissa Kashiwada and Gale Camacho, sisters Lapaz Acidera and Rose Surigao, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Valentine On Wong Sr.

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April 4, 2011
Valentine On Wong Sr., also known as Val Wong, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired Matson Navigation Co. vessel superintendent, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Nicholas and Mathias, hanai son Eddie Young, daughters Aloha Dalire and Antoinette Wong, 11 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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David Masao Suzuki

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April 11, 2011
David Masao Suzuki, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Army Reserves colonel and state retiree, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty M.; daughters Sandra K. Uyehara, Lisa A. Suzuki and Susan J. Born; brother William; sister Doris Ojiri; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kilohana United Methodist Church, 5829 Mahimahi St. Services:
10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ernest Katsumi Unten

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April 9, 2011
Ernest Katsumi Unten, 67, of Mililani died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annette M.K., sons Kimo and Keoni, brother Kenneth and sister Verda Noble. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Community of Christ Church, 1666 Mott-Smith Drive, Makiki. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Kamezo Yamashiro

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March 10, 2011
Kamezo Yamashiro, 84, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Swift Independent Packing Co. retiree, Mapelli Brothers Co. butcher and an Army veteran, died in Pahoa. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Jacqueline, sons Calvin I. and Glenn K., daughter Susan Schank, stepsons Antone III and Ivanhoe Tavares, stepdaughter Mary Ann Glover, brother Ted, sister Thelma Uyehara and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edith Kam Yee

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March 12, 2011
Edith Kam Yee, 98, of Honolulu, a retired waitress and homemaker, died in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Leona Y. Bangerter, Alanna Y. Ching, and Dayna S.F. and Bonnibel I.F. Yee; brotherWarren Kam; sister Thelma Young; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Fanny Mee Kin Lum Yuen

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April 2, 2011
Fanny Mee Kin Lum Yuen, 85, of Honolulu, a teacher and retail sales employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gwenald “Grant” and Gwenson, daughter Sylvia Louie and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at United Church of Christ, Judd Street. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire.

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