Archive for May 2nd, 2011

Takuzo Kusaka  

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April 14, 2011
Takuzo Kusaka, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Army master sergeant and Tripler Army Medical Center warehouseman, died. He was born in Kalaoa, South Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Machiko; sons Ronald T., Kenji C. and Michael M.; brothers Goro, Takuji and Ryusuke; sisters Yatsue Yamamoto and Tomoe Aruga; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Moani Anela Kia‘i Adric

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April 27, 2011
Moani Anela Kia‘i Adric, infant daughter of Jaylene P. Farias and Alika L. Adric of Anahola, Kauai, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Koni H.; grandparents Maile B. Adric and Dory Ann K. and Darrell K. Farias; and great-grandparents Patricia “Nana” Caceres and George “Tutu Man” Ai Sr. Private services.

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CYNTHIA GOROSPE AGAS

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

CYNTHIA GOROSPE AGAS

Age 46, of Pearl City, HI, passed away April 3, 2011 in Aiea, HI. Born February 2, 1965 in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She was employed as a certified nurses assistant and own her foster home.

She is survived by husband, Gerardo “Gerry” V. Agas; son, Christopher Agas; daughter, Chelsea Agas; 1 grandson; mother, Rosa P. Gorospe; brothers, Norman (Nancy) Gorospe, Ray Gorospe, Abraham Gorospe; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday (May 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Saturday (May 7) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City) Mass 12:00 noon. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Roger Levi Kaai Alameida

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April 23, 2011
Roger Levi Kaai Alameida, 57, of Maunaloa, Molokai, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Denise; sons Gabriel and Maka; daughters Tabitha, Crystal and Kuulei Alameida and Jazmine Tauiliili; mother Violet Worley; brother Ronald and Roy Worley Jr.; sisters Ulu Kaai, Lorna El and Tricia Sellisen; and two grandchildren. Scattering of ashes to be held at sea at a later date.

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Helen Hatsue Arakaki

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March 28, 2011
Helen Ha-tsue Arakaki, 86, of Kaneohe, an Electric Motors secretary, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Larrence and Kotoku Tome. Private services.

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Frederick Bukoski

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April 27, 2011
Frederick “Fred” Bukoski, 85, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Grove Farm Plantation wheat control superintendent, died in Kauai Care Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Helen, sons Howard and Clifford, daughter Annette, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Haruko Kato Correa

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April 22, 2011
Haruko Kato Correa, 85, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by brother Rusty Fujiwara and daughters Diane, Gail and Verna Correa. Private services.

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Bill Dixon

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April 23, 2011
Bill Dixon, 51, of Pukalani, Maui, died at home. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by wife Kim; mother Patricia; brothers Jim, Brad, Kevin and Tom; and sister Patty. Private services.

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George Dreblow

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April 15, 2011
George “Buddy” Dreblow, 62, of Honolulu, a cameraman for KHON Channel 2, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Florida. He is survived by wife Chayanin, daughters Skye and Summer, brother Lewis, sister Patricia and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Wilma J. Lani Fujii-Ho

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March 27, 2011
Wilma J. Lani Fujii-Ho, 61, of Honolulu, a owner of the OM on the Range travel agency, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tim Ho, brother Dalton Fujii and sister Ronnie Mae Farinas. Private services.

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ROSE SEBALA GOMEZ

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

ROSE SEBALA GOMEZ

Age 83, of Henderson, NV, passed away March 31, 2011 in Henderson, NV. Born August 17, 1927 in Lihue, Kauai, HI.

She is survived by sons, Dennis Sebala, Peter (Sheila) Sebala; daughters, Shirley (Ramon) Guirao, Rowena Patrocinio, Maxine (George) Duque, Cathy Sebala; brother, Esmile Espaniola; sister, Philomena Blaylock; 19 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (May 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 10:45 a.m. Urn Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Stephen Pennington Grimme

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April 29, 2011
Stephen Pennington Grimme, 59, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retail business owner and operator in Kailua-Kona, died. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He is survived by wife Sonia and son Jacob. Private services.

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Jane Yoshie Iwamoto

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April 14, 2011
Jane Yoshie Iwamoto, 92, of Mililani, a housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lorna Jean Taylor, Margaret Shishido, Karen Nagel, Evelyn Desha and Kathy Koga; sister Janet Terada; and a grandchild. Private services.

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William Puaala Kaolelopono

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April 22, 2011
William Puaala “Willie” Kaolelopono, 70, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons William P. Jr. and David K.; daughters Debra K. Hart and Winona “Nona” Kaolelopono; brothers Joseph, Ronald, John and Darrell; sisters Mary Botelho, Harriet Eastburn, Margaret Taylor and Trudy Kahoai; 22 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jean Misaye Kimura

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March 23, 2011
Jean Misaye Kimura, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base legal secretary, died in Hospice Hawaii Palolo Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Jean Shizuko Moriwaki

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April 22, 2011
Jean Shizuko Moriwaki, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Federal Savings and Loan retiree, died at home. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Sharon Y. Private services.

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Jane Sumiko Nakamura

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April 12, 2011
Jane Sumiko Nakamura, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired Del Monte-Kunia Federal Credit Union general manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Lee, Lew and Lester; daughter Lynn; sister Elsie Tanaka; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Hatsuko Oda

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April 20, 2011
Hatsuko Oda, 91, of Wailua, Kauai, a retired housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by son Ronald and brothers Haruo and Hideo Miyazaki. Private services.

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Gene Goro Ota

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April 12, 2011
Gene Goro Ota, 62, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dora Jean Jr.; sons Aaron-Michael, Travis-Mitchell and Tyrone-Mikaele; brothers Myles and Arnold; and sisters Mildred Okimura and Jeanette Masuda. Private services.

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Mark Gil Gapusan Pinera

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March 19, 2011
Mark Gil Gapusan Pinera, 22, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by parents Roy and Teresita; brothers Roy Jr., Jefferson, Herbert, Jordan and Roldan; sister Berna-dette; and grandparent Magdalena. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Evangeline Vidad Ramelb

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April 25, 2011
Evangeline Vidad Ramelb, 51, of Kahuku died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Abaca Bangui, Philippines. She is survived by husband Cesario Ramelb, sons Charlie and Clifford, parents Loreto and Jesusa Vidad, two brothers, eight sisters and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at St. Roch Catholic Church in Kahuku. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.

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Dixiang Tan

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April 11, 2011
Dixiang Tan, 89, of Honolulu, a retired farmer, died. He was born in Guang Dong, China. He is survived by daughters Rui Fen Tan, Angela Chang, Un In Choy and Irene Chan; brother Kuan Guan Tan; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Entombment: 12:45 p.m.

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Ethel Mary Tennis

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April 25, 2011
Ethel Mary Tennis, 91, of Mokuleia, a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by daughters Janet Newton, Helen Navesky and Alice Telford; hanai daughter Linda Rowan; sister Margaret Granchelli; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Incorrect information given in an obituary yesterday.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran