Archive for May 9th, 2011

Ernest Roger Ahue

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March 3, 2011
Ernest Roger “Sonny” Ahue, 79, of Kailua, a former Kaneohe Marine Corps Air Station carpentry estimator and planner, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rhobie R., son Ernest-Rickie, daughters Arnest-Puanani Leandro and Sheana-Nalani Beckley, brothers Charles Pokipala and Charles Ahue III, sisters Iris DeRego and Charlene Goo, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. May 17 at Greenhaven.

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Alma Halemano Kalahikiola Ahuna

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April 26, 2011
Alma Halemano Kalahikiola Ahuna, 87, of Kaneohe, a Hawaii State Hospital licensed practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Roland P. Sr., son Darryl E., daughter Daphne Kauhane, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Tribute: 11 a.m. Mass: 1 p.m.

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Michael Byron Balai

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April 18, 2011
Michael Byron Balai, also known as “Mike” and “Mikey,” 48, of Hilo, a Tropical Hawaiian Products employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Moretta “Kanani”; son Michael Jr.; daughters Tasha, Michaelyn and Carlirose Balai, Nicole Santa Isabel and Naia Ahuna-Balai; mother Helen Kamalii; brothers Ernest “Ernie” Jr., Manuel and Aaron; sisters Erlinda “Linda” Martinez and Lisa Balai; hanai brothers Elvin Yogi and Jesse Balai; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sunday at Zion’s House of Praise Holiness Church, 170 Makaala St., Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Bryan Dean Cabalce

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April 8, 2011
Bryan Dean “Keola” Cabalce, 25, of Wahiawa, a Donaldson Enterprises Inc. unexploded ordnance tech 1, will be remembered in services 6:15 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church and 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Terrance and Gail, brother Jayson, companion Justine Magallones and grandparent Agnes. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Walter Yin Choy Chang

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April 25, 2011
Walter Yin Choy Chang, 82, of Honolulu, a retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sylvia S.W., son Eugene, daughter Pauline Chin, brother Francis, sisters Helen Wong and Hazel Amen, and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Guillermo C. Coguita

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April 27, 2011
Guillermo C. “Immong”?Coguita, 70, of Keaau, Hawaii, a papaya and guava farmer, died at home. He was born in Jones, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Henrietta V., daughters Faith C. Magday and Fe C. Caluya, brother Emilio, sister Estrella Garon and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Cecelia M. Daniels

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Oct. 25, 2010
Cecelia M. Daniels, 70, of Jacksonville, Fla., a day care provider, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John; daughters Donna, Lorrie and Linda Venegas, Theresa V. Gutch, Renee Gales, Leilani Jones and Tisha Swearingen; sisters Eleanor Carvalho and Ramona Silva; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hale Mohalu Community Center, 800 3rd St., Pearl City. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.

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Amado B. Dumangeng

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May 1, 2011
Amado B. Dumangeng, 59, of Kahului, a Ritz Carlton Kapalua Hotel houseman, died in Kahului. He was born in Lagawe, Ifugao, Philippines. He is survived by wife Wilma C.; son Percival C. Ernesto; daughters Haydee C., Daisey C. and Gina Mae C.; mother Lucia M.; brothers Samuel B., Pio B. and Ernesto B.; and sisters Martha D. Hoggang, Elsa D. Agustin, Honorata D. Lunag, Rosario D. Bulayungan, Lourdes D. Boligon and Yvonne D. Hampuy. Private services. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines.

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Christopher Lance Ke Ikaika Loa Alii Hoomalamalama Ke La’I Keha O Ka Nohona Edayan

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April 20, 2011
Christopher Lance Ke Ikaika Loa Alii Hoomalamalama Ke La’I Keha O Ka Nohona “Chris” Edayan, 27, of Mililani, an air-conditioning technician, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father James A. Sr.; mother Lillian K. Reyes; brothers James A. Edayan Jr., John A. Anno Jr., Tyler K. Jr. and Tytan K. Sheldon, and Christian Edayan; sister Jiavanny Edayan; and grandparents William Rejincos Jr. and Betty Perry. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at United Gospel Fellowship Church, Mililani. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Doris Lee Fleming

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April 21, 2011
Doris Lee Fleming, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth D. and sister Elizabeth Pinkerton. Private services.

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Frances Hideko Hamada

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April 22, 2011
Frances Hideko “Hiko” Hamada, 93, of Honolulu, a retired beautician, died in a private care home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Leslie G., brother Masato Shibasaki and sister Kiyoko Sult. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Jane Sakiko Haraguchi

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April 23, 2011
Jane Sakiko Haraguchi, 83, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Takao; sons Glenn, John and Dean; daughters Patricia Alpert and Susan Louis; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. Saturday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Nora Maude Kahaulelio

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April 20, 2011
Nora Maude Kahaulelio, 91, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son David J., daughter Paulette Letson, sister Bernice Briggs, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Irene Ritsuko Kaneshiro

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March 19, 2011
Irene Ritsuko Kaneshiro, 74, of Kailua died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald and sisters Gladys Tsuda, Sandra Masuda, Carol-Ann Inoue, Cynthia Uehara and Leidene Kruse. Private services.

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Margaret Hiroe Katagiri

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April 14, 2011
Margaret Hiroe Katagiri, 77, of Honolulu, a media relations retiree, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hawaii Kai Community Church, 6650 Hawaii Kai Drive. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Richard K. Katsura

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April 24, 2011
Richard K. Katsura, 80, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tsuneko; sons Richard Jr., Stanley and Daniel; daughters Lynn Young and Joy Katsura; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

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Kiyoto Kawaoka

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April 14, 2011
Kiyoto Kawaoka, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Shigeo Yoshinaga Contractor mason, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by daughters Alice Arase and Amy Horiuchi, brother Hiroshi, sister Matsuko Okahara, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: noon. Casual attire.

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Clarence Lopes

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May 1, 2011
Clarence Lopes, 87, of Redmond, Wash., formerly of Honolulu, died in Bellevue, Wash. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Norma; son Dennis; daughters Marvalee Bustillos, Jennifer Perreira and Maria Lopes; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Burial at a later date at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. For information on services, visit www.cascadememorial.com.

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Abraham Duguran Lucas

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April 6, 2011
Abraham Duguran Lucas, 63, of Honolulu, a dishwasher at the University of Hawaii-Manoa Gateway Hale cafeteria, died in Maluhia Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Lourdes D., brothers Frank D. Lucas and Christopher Chadlin, and sisters Misty Marlo, Susan Baniaga and Gloria D. “Chips” Lucas. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Vincent Vaiausia Timo Matuu

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April 29, 2011
Vincent Vaiausia Timo Matuu, 73, of American Samoa, an educator, scholar and musician, died in American Samoa. He was born in Leone, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Malata K., 13 children, four brothers, a sister, 30 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St. Services: noon.

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Tetsuo Mori

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April 26, 2011
Tetsuo Mori, 83, of Wailuku, a retired compositor at The Honolulu Advertiser, died in Wailuku. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Shoichi and Yasuo, and sisters Akie Sakumoto and Fumiko Hiyakumoto. Private services.

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Lucille Joan Perreira

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April 18, 2011
Lucille Joan Perreira, 68, of Haiku, Maui, a Foodland employee, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by brothers Harry, Wilfred “Pal,” Charles “Collie,” Clarence “Skippy,” Benjamin “Benny,” Howard “Scotty,” Melvin “Sam” and Gerald “Pugie”; and sister Mildred A. “Millie” Perreira Jones. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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DORIS MIEKO KUBOTA PHILPOT

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DORIS MIEKO KUBOTA PHILPOT

Of Kaneohe & Honolulu passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011. She lived her life as a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunty, friend and daughter.

She lived her life by her adage; Remember family and friends of which you are a precious part. Love deeply and love truly, give freely from your heart.

She is survived by daughters, Rayenette “Raye” (Gerald) Tom, Sandra “Sandy” (Al) Soria, Jezarene Taaca; sons, Eric (Kimiko) Philpot, Jay (Alden N.) Philpot; 15 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, sisters, Gladys (Yoshito) Iwaishi, Linda (Richard) Teruya; brothers, Francis (Jane) Kubota, Lloyd Kubota.

Thank you Dr. Dave Mitsunaga and Christie Acosta for giving mom the best care.
Mom will be greatly missed. Private Services
Online condolences @ www.hawaiifuneralservice.com

Janet Nobuko Sakai

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March 15, 2011
Janet Nobuko Sakai, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Stevenson Intermediate School teacher, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by nephew Kevin. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Marion Yap Salcedo

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April 20, 2011
Marion Yap Salcedo, 98, of Honolulu, a former Wai’oli Tea Room baker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons Joseph, Walter and Stanley; daughter Shirley; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Jeffery J. Sampoang

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April 22, 2011
Jeffery J. Sampoang, 47, of Pearl City, an Associated Steel iron worker and a veteran of the Air Force and Army National Guard, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kalae and Josh, sister Vanessa L. and fiancee Debbie Kapiioho. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Seiki Shimabukuro

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April 5, 2011
Seiki “Richard” Shimabukuro, 97, of Aiea, a retired Tahitian Lanai cook and former Waffle Shop proprietor, died. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Richard T. and Stanley H., daughter Joann A. Suematsu, sister Grace Y. Teruya, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to American Red Cross for the Japan earthquake and tsunami relief fund.

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Jack Henry Williams Sr.

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April 28, 2011
Jack Henry Williams Sr., 79, of Kihei, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Tel supervisor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys B.; sons Jack Jr., Steve and David; brother Joseph; sister Rose Price; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: noon. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Albert M. Supnet

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April 10, 2011
Albert M. Supnet, 82, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Army National Guard retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughters Suelynn Pamaylaon and Teresa Bal, sisters Victoria Guardiano and Adrianna Mananquil, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St., Honolulu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Cedric Yukio Uemura

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April 26, 2011
Cedric Yukio Uemura, 36, of Kaneohe, a taper, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Preston “Kaimi” Carreira, Seth Ako and Alapaki Paiva; parents Fred and Elaine “Taguchi”; brother Kyle; sister Kristal Ilae; and companion Leah “My Baebae” Kapahu. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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