Archive for July 4th, 2011

Annie Leilani Antone

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June 4, 2011
Annie Leilani Antone, 98, of Waianae, a Waikiki Sunset Hotel retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kuliouou. She is survived by sons Benjamin and James; daughters Terry and Joan Antone, Jane Halmos, Helen Mangrobang and Dorcas Kaleo; sisters Nani Kauahikaua, Jenny Kealoha and June Cabral; 36 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; 37 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Juana Prudencio Antonio

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June 27, 2011
Juana Prudencio Antonio, 76, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a housekeeper at the former Sheraton Waikoloa Hotel, died at home. She was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by sons Efren, Allan and Joseph Jr.; daughters Segunda Antonio-Diaz and Arlyn Antonio-Idrigue; brother Edro Prudencio; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. All-night vigil: 4 p.m. Friday at the family’s residence, 53-4070 Kolonahe St., Kapaau. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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DOMINADOR “D” “DOMI” BANEZ CRISTE

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DOMINADOR “D” “DOMI” BANEZ CRISTE

Age 69, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away June 7, 2011 in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Born December 14, 1941 in Santa Maria Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Hertz Rental Car of Honolulu International Airport.

He is survived by wife, Fe Criste; son, Robert (Sherrie Kam) Criste; daughters, Everlita (Charles) Szewczyk of Downingtown Pennsylvania, Maribel (Vincent) Fragomene; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brothers, David (Francisca) Criste, Cresencio (Magdalena) Criste of Las Vegas, Patricio (Corazon) Criste of Philippines; sisters, Cadiang Trajano of Philippines, Filomena Lizardo of Philippines, Mansing Capilitan of Philippines, Teodora Dasalla of Philippines, Josephina Nelgas of Philippines; sister-in-laws, Concepcion Criste, Caridad Criste, Maxima Criste of Philippines.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (July 8) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Priscilla T. Cuaresma

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June 13, 2011
Priscilla T. Cuaresma, 94, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired business proprietor, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Benjamin “Jesse”; daughters Loretta Hayes, Blescilda Costa, Marian Baquiring and Remie Hickey; sister Benigna Asuncion; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at 73-1138 Kaiminani Drive, Kailua-Kona. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park.

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Gregory L. Duarte

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June 25, 2011
Gregory L. Duarte, 59, of Hilo, a retired diesel mechanic, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lorraine, daughter Gaylynne Pakani, brothers Antone and Wesley, and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, Hilo. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Branden John Ferreira

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May 29, 2011
Branden John Ferreira, 30, of Beaverton, Ore., a Wells Fargo Bank manager, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Nicole; sons Trevor and Aiden; daughters Lana and Francesca; father Wayland Sr.; mother Sharon Wishard; brothers Wayland Jr. and Kyle Ferreira, and Cody Wishard; sisters Nicole Zoller, and Andrea and Olivia Ferreira; and grandparents John A. Cardoza, Violet Gonsalves, Leona Wishard and Marguerite Ferreira. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Alice Suyeno Hanson

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June 17, 2011
Alice Suyeno Hanson, 82, of Wahiawa, a retired Leilehua High School cook, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by daughters Sandra Nakasone and Patricia Hanson, brother Edward Higa, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Stanley Daikichi Hirata

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June 16, 2011
Hirata, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Finance Factors insurance agent and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother William and sister Hilda Inouye. Private services.

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Yaeko Honda

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June 12, 2011
Yaeko “June” Honda, 92, of Kahului, a retired Liberty House salesclerk, died in Wailuku. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Cary, sister Yukiko Kasakawa and a grandchild. Private services.

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Mitsuo Imai

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June 25, 2011
Mitsuo Imai, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Army sergeant first class who served in the Korean War and Vietnam War, died. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Clara; sons David, Michael and Harold; stepson Don Tamura; stepdaugher Diane Tarr; brother Akito; two grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Graveside inurnment services: 1 p.m. July 11 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Diana Leilani Jarra

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May 22, 2011
Diana Leilani Jarra, 47, of Waianae died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Hau‘oli and Kawika Jarra, and Kale Quon-Kahiamoe; and daughters Courtney, Kiana, Charli and Kealani. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m.

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Dorothy Kieo Joash

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June 24, 2011
Dorothy Kieo Joash, 59, of Waipahu, a Marshallese government Finance Department retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Jaluit, Marshall Islands. She is survived by husband Jeto; sons Gregory and Ryan; daughters Berlene Lokeijak and Dorsie Leer; mother Neilek Samson; brother George Thaddeus; sisters Enke, Lison and Talison Samson, Tine Brothersen, Risa Timsen and Alse Tarkio; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Waianae Protestant Church, 85-946 Mill St. Services: 7 p.m.

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Tomimasa Kaneshiro

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June 27, 2011
Tomimasa Kaneshiro, 96, of Honokaa, Hawaii, founder of T. Kaneshiro Store, died. He was born in Haena, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kenneth and Gary, daughters Susan Higuchi and Patsy Manmoto, seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Barbara Lee Kawahara

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June 20, 2011
Barbara Lee Kawahara, 56, of Honolulu died in Los Angeles. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband Michael, son Andrew, daughter Tiara Kawahara-Shiell and brother Carl Nowack. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Donations suggested to MDA-ALS Division. Casual attire.

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Ezekiel E. Keliikupakako

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May 19, 2011
Ezekiel E. “Zeke” Keliikupakako, 57, of Honolulu, a risk management manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Micah, brother Matthew and sister Ann Curtin. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kawaiaha‘o Church. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

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Gerald Katsumi Koike

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June 20, 2011
Gerald Katsumi Koike, 64, of Mililani, a retired planner and estimator at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, an Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient who served in the Vietnam War, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Arlene T., son Bryan, daughter Kori K. Smith, sister Jeanne Okutani and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Gary Isamu Kondo

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June 11, 2011
Gary Isamu Kondo, 64, of Honolulu, president and CEO of Hawaii Dental Group, Hawaii Family Dental Centers, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary O., son Kevin, daughter Michelle K. Ho, brother David, sister Ann K. Corum and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Waialae Country Club. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children in Honolulu, Catholic Charities of Hawaii or Hawaii Foodbank.

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Larry Martin

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June 7, 2011
Larry “Luciano” Martin, 89, of Palmdale, Calif., a retired cook at Kahala Resort & Spa, died in Sylmar, Calif. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Joe Mateo and Damaso, Mario, Russell and Rafael Martin; daughters Filomena Aguiran, Lourdes Baguio and Lesley Martin-Anacleto; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Willard Fumito Nagata

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June 26, 2011
Willard Fumito Nagata, 76, of Pukalani, Maui, an Alexander & Baldwin Properties surveyor and inspector, died in Pukalani. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by son Lowell, daughters Cassandra Chun and Stacey Nagata, sisters Charlotte Akiyama and Carol Tokunaga, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shizue Nagoshi

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June 19, 2011
Shizue Nagoshi, 91, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired secretary at the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Pepeekeo. She is survived by brother Charles M. Nakamura and sister Teruko Shiraki. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hilo Coast United Church of Christ, Honomu, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Burial of ashes to be held at a later date at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Larry Nichols

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June 20, 2011
Larry Nichols, 60, of Honolulu, a retired electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wichita, Kan. He is survived by daughter Angela Lugo, brother Troy, sister Brenda Sanders and a grandchild. Private services.

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Patsy Reiko Okuda

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May 29, 2011
Patsy Reiko Okuda, 77, of Honolulu, a retired clerk at Dole Middle School and Manoa Valley Church, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael and Craig, daughter Annie Yokoyama, sister Janet Asao and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 2:35 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneral-services.com.

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Ethel Tokie Onitsuka

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May 22, 2011
Ethel Tokie Onitsuka, 92, of Mililani died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by brother Richard Watanabe and sisters Leatrice Aihara and Ruth Kawamoto. Private services.

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Janet Dela Cruz Orta

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May 8, 2011
Janet Dela Cruz “Ceredon” Orta, 38, of Honolulu died in the Philippines. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert, son Kaliko, daughters Kanani and Leialoha, mother Mercedes Luz, stepfather Manuel Luz and brothers Basilio and Erick Ceredon. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

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Barbara Perreira

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June 18, 2011
Barbara Perreira, 80, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Alvin; daughters Carole Reynon, Judy Batis and Heidi Perreira; brothers Ernest, Franklin and August Ventura; sister Betty Correa; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Benjamin ” Ben” Pamor Poblete

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BENJAMIN “BEN” PAMOR POBLETE

Age 58 of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away June 4, 2011 in Honolulu. Born May 26, 1953 in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.

Member of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 745; Santanian Association of Hawaii U.S.A.; Laborer’s International Union of North America Local 368; and National Rifle Association of America.

He is survived by wife, Lilia A. Poblete; daughters, Brenda (Kalson) Parinas, Bernadette (Jonathan) Markham, 5 grand-children.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday (July 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel
Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Saturday (July 9) at St. Philomena Church (3300 Ala Laulani Place, Salt Lake) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Richard Charles Prochaska

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June 29, 2011
Richard Charles Prochaska, 79, of Laie, a retired graphic designer and an Air Force veteran, died in Laie. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by wife Patricia, son Lee and sisters Susan Krieger and Jane Maimone. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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John Anduha Santiago

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June 18, 2011
John Anduha Santiago, also known as “Sandy” and “Sonny,” 84, of Pearl City, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard retiree and a Navy veteran who served at Midway Island in World War II, died in Pearl City. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Helen F.; sons John F., Glenn F., Don L.F., Steven F. and Paul F.; daughters Helen L. Malaki, Raynette J. Daite and Glori B. Su‘a; brother Albert; sister Evangeline Vegas; 26 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hamilton Albert Schubert

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June 22, 2011
Hamilton Albert Schubert, 87, of Ewa Beach, a Navy chief petty officer who served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Geronimo, Texas. He is survived by sons Glenn J. and Gregory B., stepsons Ronald and Leonard F. Ariola, stepdaughters Christina B. Meller and Lydia P. Kapalolu, sister Lorene French, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Committal services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Adrienne Norton Brown Sexton

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March 27, 2011
Adrienne Norton Brown Sexton, 66, of Salem, Ore., a fiscal analyst, died in Salem. She was born in San Jose, Calif. She is survived by husband Kenneth, son Justin and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii Mission Children’s Society Cemetery, Diamond Head side of Kawaiaha‘o Church, South King Street, Honolulu. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Marion-Polk Food Share, 1660 Salem Industrial Way, Salem, OR 97301; or Mid Valley Women’s Crisis Center, 795 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301.

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