Archive for July 7th, 2011

CRECENCIA “CONNIE” ALISER ABREGANO

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CRECENCIA “CONNIE” ALISER ABREGANO

Age 80, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away June 13, 2011 in Honolulu. Born June 15, 1930 in Lihue, Kauai.

She is survived by husband, Dominador “Don” Abregano; sons, Roland (Mary) Abregano, Gerald Abregano, Garrett (Jonette) Abregano, Darwin Aliser; daughters, Donna (Geronimo) Tolentino, Della (Michael Cobb) Joaquin, Brenda Abregano-Walker, Reinette Ashpole; brother, Andrew Aliser; sisters, Lucy Figueroa, Josie Menke; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (July 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Patrocinio Somonte Adorable

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July 4, 2011
Patrocinio Somonte Adorable, 104, of Honolulu, died. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Raymond S.; daughters Corazon Piper, Theodora Adorable, Rosario Mandell, Patricia Janega and Leilani Dwyer; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Reinaldo Damo Agustin

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June 3, 2011
Reinaldo Damo “Naldo” Agustin, 57, of Waipahu, owner of Agustin Cleaning Services, died in Honolulu. He was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Victorino J.; sons Renato, Rei V. and Marc J.; mother Rolenda; brothers Mariano, Eudibildo, William and Donato; sisters Jesusa A. Crisostomo, Lolita A. Marcos and Nely A. Bacerra; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mabel Yaeko Amimoto

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June 29, 2011
Mabel Yaeko Amimoto, also known as Mable Yaeko Amimoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired United Airlines ticket agent, died. She was born in Yolo, Calif. She is survived by daughters Patricia Ann Meyer, Lisa S. Buto and Mary K. Stopper; sisters Esther Sakata, June Kuwada, Helen Sako and Maye Takasugi; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Vivian Rain Arnett

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July 1, 2011
Vivian Rain “Viva” Arnett, 17, of Kilauea, Kauai, a Kauai Community College student, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by parents Bradley Smith and Amy Arnett-Smith, brother Rollin F. Smith, and grandparents Steven Arnett and Margaret Hearn. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday at Rock Quarries “Kahili Bay.”

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Azariah Kanuku Arroyo-Calibuso

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June 25, 2011
Azariah Kanuku Arroyo-Calibuso, infant son of Trina Arroyo and Kyle Calibuso of Haiku, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is also survived by brother Noah Calibuso and grandparents Gilbert Arroyo, Autumn Kaohu and Pancho Calibuso. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Clyde T. Barts & Margaret Barts

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Always in our thoughts and prayers CLYDE T. BARTS
May 18, 1927 – March 1, 2006
MARGARET BARTS
July 4, 1929 – June 12, 2003

Nicholas Carvalho

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June 21, 2011
Nicholas “Nick” Carvalho, 72, of Kaneohe, a state Department of Accounting and General Services employee and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robbie; daughter Nikki Bostuba; brothers Alfred Jr., Kenneth, Steven and Richard; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Gary E. Cruz

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June 21, 2011
Gary E. Cruz, 55, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Channon and Chase; father Eugene A.; brothers Glenn W. Cruz and Raymond, Herbert and Douglas Fajardo; and sisters Charlene Barro and Peggy Suzuki. Services pending. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Willed Body Program, 651 Ilalo St., BSB 110, Honolulu, HI 96813.

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Geraldine Helenihi

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June 26, 2011
Geraldine Helenihi, 81, of Pearl City, a retiree, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard Nicodemus, daughters Sheila M. Bernes and Eydie K. Muromoto, seven grandchildren and
10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Stanley Katsumi Hirata

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June 23, 2011
Stanley Katsumi Hirata, 79, of Lahaina, a retired Maui County fire captain, died. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by stepson John Nunes, stepdaughter Kaili Bonifacio, brothers Roy S. and Paul I., and three step-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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James Robert Hulen

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June 30, 2011
James Robert “Jim” Hulen, 67, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retail clerk, died at home. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by sister Terry Weatherly. No services.

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Michie Kanda

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June 24, 2011
Michie “Hazel” Kanda, 91, of Kapaau, Kohala, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Larry and Walter; daughter Elaine Su mi da; brothers Hidetaka, Kenji and Kunio; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Edwin Ichiro Kawahara

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June 29, 2011
Edwin Ichiro Kawahara, 94, of Honolulu, a retired insurance agent at American Mutual Insurance Co. and an Army captain who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Michael, brother Saburo, sister Elaine Kuwabara and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual
attire.

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Frances Craig Kenney

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June 29, 2011
Frances Craig Kenney, 78, of Waialua, a retired professor at University of California at Irvine, died in Wahiawa. She was born in California. She is survived by sons Benjamin H. Graig and Mark W. Silk, daughter Melanie J.
Hanson, sister Gale Balderston and six grandchildren. Private services.

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DIANE KIM

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DIANE KIM

Diane Kim, 82 of Honolulu, retired proprietor of Beaute Fair Inc. passed away at home. She is survived by sons Dana, Alan (Liane), sister Bonnie Walker and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 8th at Borthwick Mortuary Mauna Kea Chapel. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. Service will commence at 6:00 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Amy Fumiko Koga

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July 1, 2011
Amy Fumiko Koga, 63, of Honolulu, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clyde, daughter Michelle Kadomoto, stepson Chad, stepdaughter Kristin Barto, mother Phyllis Komori, brother Paul Komori, sisters Karen Russell and Marie Nagasawa, a grandchild and seven step-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Philip Minoru Kuwabara

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June 21, 2011
Philip Minoru Kuwabara, 82, of Kailua, former owner of Honolulu Pen Shop, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife June K.; sons Lance M., David K. and Jason T.; daughter Alison Y. Rico; brothers Edward S. and Dr. Dennis M.; sister Mildred T. Nakagawa; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Mike Maddison

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June 28, 2011
Mike Maddison, 43, of Honokaa, Hawaii, an electrician, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. He is survived by his daughters, mother, brothers, sisters and grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at St. James Episcopal Church, Waimea. Services and an all-night vigil to follow. Casual attire.

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Gary R. Matsumoto

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June 15, 2011
Gary R. Matsumoto, 67, of Mililani, a retiree of the Department of the Navy at Pearl Harbor, died in Hono lulu. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Maurine; sons Sean, Marc and Gavin; brothers Glenn, Alan and Derek; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Roy Hayato Motoyama

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June 15, 2011
Roy Hayato Motoyama, 72, of Honolulu, an Armstrong Building Maintenance project manager and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy, daughter Christine Anderson, stepson Ray Tokumoto, stepdaughters Terrie Oda and Donna Tokumoto, brother Donald, sister Dulcie Terada, a grandchild and three stepgrandchildren. Private services.

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Barbara S. Nakamura

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June 24, 2011
Barbara S. “Bobbie” Nakamura, 74, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roosevelt “Mits”; daughters Doreen Molina, Terry Ann Uwaine and Joy Lynn Uyeno; brother Paul Nakabayashi; sister Joana Fukumoto; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marynell Klask Pacheco

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June 25, 2011
Marynell Klask “Cholly” Pacheco, 85, of Haiku, Maui, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughters Patricia Vessell, Shirley Ann Medeiros and Arlene Peters; sisters Theresa K. Smith and
Vivian K. Fernandez; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Makawao Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Benjamin Pamor Poblete

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June 4, 2011
Benjamin Pamor “Ben” Poblete, 58, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilia A., daughters Brenda Parinas and Bernadette Markham, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Philo mena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani Place, Salt Lake. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Agapito Maloyo Sagisi

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June 11, 2011
Agapito Maloyo Sagisi, 96, of Waipahu, a Martin-Zachery mason in Kwajalein Atoll and Libby Pineapple plantation field worker, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Romana; sons Manuel and Wilson; daughters Isabel Rayngay, Antonina Gregorio and Veronica Saguibo; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Hipa Folau Milton Seto

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June 23, 2011
Hipa Folau Milton Seto, 14, of Kapolei, died in Kapolei. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by mother Vaimagalo; father Kelemete; brothers Kiki F.D. and Kelemete L.A.; sister Sandra V.L.; and grandparents Vatau G. Neria, Leafa and Sililo L. Seto, and Alataua and Aliitaeao Ofisa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Maili Kai Ward, 2074 Lauwiliwili St., Kapolei. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Flowers welcome.

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Louis Kamai Sr.

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June 15, 2011
Louis Kamai Sr., 75, of Honolulu, a city refuse crew leader and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hauula. He is survived by sons Louis Jr., Minoru, Abraham, Aaron and Daniel; daughters Hosanna, Esther, Faith, Linda, Sarah, Tanya, Lorie Ann, Mama Pearl, Tina and Dee Dee; brothers Ivanhoe, Larry and George Jr.; sister Lani Rosette; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Margaret F. Suzuki

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June 28, 2011
Margaret F. Suzuki, 94, of Hilo, a retired cafeteria worker at Ha‘aheo and Wai akea elementary schools, died at home. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ronald E., Wendell, Howard, Clayton and Gaylen I.; brother George Shigeru; sisters Dorthy T. Adachi, Irene Kuioka and Sueako Spinelli; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sumako Taniguchi

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July 5, 2011
Sumako Taniguchi, 92, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by daughters Grace Fujiyoshi and Susan Penisten, brother George Matsui and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 398 Kilauea Ave. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Helen Chizuyo Valenzuela

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June 27, 2011
Helen Chizuyo Valenzuela, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Shriners Hospital for Children kitchen helper, died. She was born in Kainaliu, Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Audrey E. Hidano; sisters Hatsume Oyama, Alice Kono and Florence Nakamura; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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