Archive for July 10th, 2011

Scott Saunders Abel

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June 28, 2011
Scott Saunders Abel, 49, of Honolulu, an Automobile Association of America data manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Beth Robinson; stepmother Gigi; brothers Miller T. and Jay A.; sister Julie T. Gregory; stepbrothers Peter, Nathanial and Timothy Robinson; and stepsister Sarah Robinson. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, 923 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Herbert E. Alexander

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July 2, 2011
Herbert E. Alexander, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Arinc Inc. radio operator and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Talihina, Okla. He is survived by wife Nancy. Services pending.

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KUNIYO (KAY) ANDERSON

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KUNIYO (KAY) ANDERSON

Kuniyo (Kay) Anderson, age 83, formerly of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away at her daughter’s home in Cross Plains, Wisconsin on July 5, 2011. Her passing was preceded by that of her husband of 29 yearş Navy LCDR Archie (Andy) Anderson. Beloved mother to Debra Anderson-Frey (John Frey,) Maude Anderson (Richard Solazzi,) Arthur (Chrissy Collea-Anderson,) and Julia (Lon Yeary,) she was also grandmother to 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, sister to Lillian Kawagishi, Takeshi Tsutsumi, Stanley Tsutsumi and Clara Larrison, and “Auntie Kay” and friend to so many. An amazing cook, brilliant hostess, talented florist, avid reader, puzzler, golfer, and pinochle player, she will be missed by all who loved her. Aloha, Mom. Private services are planned for later this summer.

Goldie Yuen Chau Asuncion

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June 24, 2011
Goldie Yuen Chau Asuncion, 77, of Waipahu, a retired administrative assistant for the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Calvin, Alvin, Melvin and Marvin; daughter Nan; sisters Sylvia Ronquillio, Judy Lam, Aileen Lam, June Suzuki, Nancy Decker, Shirley Ching, Frances Quast, Karen Fernandez and Beverly Ikemura; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

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Gary Patrick Carpio

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June 24, 2011
Gary Patrick “Hawaiian” Carpio, 55, of Kapolei, a retired UPS driver, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wanda Woolsey-Carpio; sons Garrett “Kawika” and Grant “Kekoa” Carpio and Benjamin H. Robinson III; daughters Jayleen A. and Lana L.A. Robinson; brothers Nick, Lani Paul and Russell; sisters Diane Hansen and Sandy Tolentino; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Anne Chow

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July 6, 2011
Anne Chow, 54, of Kailua, a teacher, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stewart, sons Kupono and Caleb, daughter Mehana, mother Hope Holiona, brother Koa Holiona and sisters Faith Bode and Hope Reed. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Punahou Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Refreshments to follow. Aloha attire.

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Shirley Ermajean Clifford

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June 22, 2011
Shirley Ermajean Clifford, 89, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Franklin, Pa. She is survived by companion Eldo “Fred” Friedley, sons Steven and Dan, daughter Ashley Fenton, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Irene K.H. Coble

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June 22, 2011
Irene K.H. Coble, 81, of Kapolei died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by daughters Debra Carrasquillo and Donna J. Coble, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alexis M. DeMorales

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June 30, 2011
Alexis M. DeMorales, 61, of Hilo, a former educational assistant at University of Hawaii at Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Chris “Demo,” daughter Ashley, parents Cadio and Agnes Mercado, brother Jeffrey Anduha, sister Jennifer Arelliano and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Hilo. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ellen Masako Endo

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June 15, 2011
Ellen Masako Endo, 60, of Kailua, a seamstress, died. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Travis Naeole, daughters Trina Ho and Elena Endo, mother Setsuko, brother Fred and five grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at 1429 Humuula St., Kailua. Lunch: 1 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. July 18 at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Garden of Peace. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Louise Chan Kaulukukui Huddleston

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May 25, 2011
Louise Chan Kaulukukui Huddleston, 86, of Miami, Okla., a production controller at North Island, San Diego, died in Miami. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Charles “Sonny” Kaulukukui; daughters Charlyne K. “Bunny” McNeely, Charlotte Kaulukukui and Lisa H. Buckley; sisters Kalama Pila and Victoria Padeken; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. today at Kakaako Waterfront Park. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert K. Fuller III

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June 1, 2011
Robert K. “Bobby” Fuller III, 71, of Honolulu, a retired state printer, died in Hale Nani Nursing Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by mother Lois F. Chuckey and brother Wilhelm. Private services.

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Milton Kitoshi Kai

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June 9, 2011
Milton Kitoshi “Kito” Kai, 71, of Hilo, a retired tractor mower operator for the state Department of Land and Natural Resources and former crusher operator for Jas W. Glover, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife JuAnn, daughters Deirdre Cabison and Tiffany Kai, brothers Norman and Randolph, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship in Hilo, 840 Kupulau Road. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Glenn Namakaaloha Kaleiheana

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June 23, 2011
Glenn Namakaaloha Kaleiheana, 64, of Kailua, a retired Honolulu Board of Water Supply superintendent and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Genevieve K. “Genny,” daughter Tracy Kanoa, brother Gary, sisters Sandra Kaleiheana and Antoinette Infiesto and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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DOLORES ANN KEAWEEHU

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DOLORES ANN KEAWEEHU

Age 64, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away June 28, 2011 in Aiea. Born April 29, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by daughters, Darlene (Clint) Helenihi, Doreen (Harold) Kea, Ailene (Sanford) Kama, Nadine (Isiah) Wallace; step-daughter, Vanasa (Jacob) Dudoit; sisters, Bernadette (Steven) Casuga, Rose (Jessie) Chambers, Ramona (Curtis) Kekahuna; sister-in-law, Christina Kalili; brothers, Anthony (Yvonne) Kalili, Kevin (Valerie) Kalili, Martin (Rochell) Kalili, Kurtis Kalili; many nieces and nephews; 5 granddaughters; 5 grandsons.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (July 15) at Holy Hill Zion; (87-112 Milikami St., Waianae) Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Flowers Welcome.

HARRY TOSHIO KOJIMA

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HARRY TOSHIO KOJIMA

Age 66, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, passed away June 8, 2011 at his residence. Born September 17, 1944 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Harry was the former Television host for “Let’s Go Fishing” and “Hari’s Kitchen” on KHON TV and was employed at Fresh Island Fish Inc. in Sales and Business Development.

He is survived by wife, Janet L. Kojima; daughters, Terri (Russ) Ridge of Salt Lake City, Utah, Shari Kojima of Salt Lake City, Utah, Cari Ann Nollner of Los Angeles, California, Jodi (Jason) Masur of Los Angeles, California; brothers, Kenneth M. (Fran) Kojima; Paul S. (Cheryl) Kojima, Roy H. (Ellen) Kojima; sisters, Evelyn S. (Ivan) Buddenhagen of Davis, California, Carol E. (Bob) Farrow; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday July 16 2011 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Funeral Service 5:30 p.m. Aloha Attire.

Mitsue Kumakura

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July 4, 2011
Mitsue Kumakura, 85, of Lihue, a retired civil service secretary, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Lihue. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lihue Hongwanji. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Usoalii Leevey

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June 24, 2011
Usoalii Leevey, 32, of Fort Carson, Colo., died in Colorado. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Danny W.; father Apelila Sila; brothers Nemaia Jr. and Billy V. Sila; and sisters Lafoga S. Bumanglug, Matautu Sila and Aiga Malagama’ali. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Marciana Haspe De Leon

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July 6, 2011
Marciana Haspe De Leon, also known as “Mercy” and “Marci,” 83, of Hilo, a retired room maid at Naniloa Surf Hotel in Hilo, died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Clayton; daughters Sandi Kiyota, Alberta Burkhard, Susan De Leon, Ella Yasso and Danette Prsha; brothers Pedro Haspe and Hilario Ramiscal; sisters Rose Calica and Lauriana Bibilone; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. urn burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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PENIATA LEPISI

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PENIATA LEPISI

Age 67, of Waipahu, HI, passed away June 19, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born August 31, 1943 in Sili, Manu’a, American Samoa. He was a member of Church of Jesus-Ewa Beach. Peniata retired from Serta Mattress Company.

He is survived by wife, Anuilagi Lepisi; sons, Maave Lepisi, Vaifoa Lepisi, Ioane Lepisi, Talalelei Lepisi, Joshua Kapena Peniata Lepisi; daughter, Kapiolani Italia Mulipola Lepisi; brothers, Naiuli Lepisi, Samuelu Lepisi, Rev. Peniamina Lepisi; sisters, Poulima Aleaga, Failagi Ontai, Tulaga Levitt, Amanda Malo Maika; 14 grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (July 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 9:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

MARTIN K.M. LUKE

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MARTIN K.M. LUKE

Martin K. M. Luke, age 79, of Honolulu, passed away June 10, 2011. Born in Honolulu, graduate of St. Louis College (now St. Louis School), graduate of St. Louis Univ., Missouri, U.S. Air Force Reserves Lt. Colonel (Ret).

Retired from State Dept. of Personnel Services. Member of St. Louis Alumni Assoc., St. Stephen Church, Tu Chiang Sheh, Chinese Catholic Club, Amer. Legion Kau-Tom Post 11, and Kamehameha Alumni Glee Club.

Survived by wife, Helen, daughters, Nadine Cho (Terrance), Franchon Luke (Chuck Arnold), Monica Hahn (Mike), Stacey Luke (Matt Tinay), and 6 grandchildren, Lake, Landi, Genesis, Journey, Kendall and Riley.

Visit 9:00 am on Sat. July 16, at St. Stephen Church, Service 10:30 am, Mass 11:00 am. Burial Mon. July 18 at 10:00 am, Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers.

Earl Ken Matsuoka

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June 9, 2011
Earl Ken Matsuoka, 64, of Honolulu, a retired state Judiciary deputy sheriff, Sheraton Waikiki security investigator and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Cy K. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eutiquio Dinglasa Mayola

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June 24, 2011
Eutiquio Dinglasa Mayola, 84, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Negros Oriental, Philippines. He is survived by wife Adela; sons Flory, Rodrigo, Pedro, Nestor and Hilario; daughters Sergia Collado and Victoria Saragena; 35 grandchildren; and 50 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Micky Wayne McGuire

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July 1, 2011
Micky Wayne “Michael” McGuire, 51, of Kaumana, Hawaii, an information technology consultant, died while scuba diving off Hilo. He was born in Colorado Springs, Colo. He is survived by companion Lani M. Weigert, son Ryan, parents Gerald “Jerry” and Patricia, brother Jeffrey and sister Robin Dwyer. Graveside celebration of life: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 4. Casual attire.

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Restituto Corpuz Meana

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June 26, 2011
Restituto Corpuz Meana, 62, of Waipahu, a retired electrical engineer for the Navy and Tesoro Hawaii, and a Navy veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Baguio City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda T., son Christopher T., daughters Narita San T. Meana and Mariko M. Boone, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

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Julia Ramona Wedemeyer Medeiros

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June 26, 2011
Julia Ramona Wedemeyer Medeiros, 82, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by sons Michael K. and William H.; daughters Ramona L.H.M. Ferreira, Gayle M. Fergerstrom and Penny R.M. Miranda; brothers Michael P. and Johannes “Hans” Wedemeyer; sisters Irene W. Cordeiro-Vierra and Pansy W.L. Medeiros; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and hanai children. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Services: 6 p.m. Graveside services: noon Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Amy Yaeko Minami

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June 15, 2011
Amy Yaeko Minami, 58, of Honolulu, a food server at Shriners Hospital for Children, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Christopher and sister Dale M. Briggance. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private burial.

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Elaine Ritsuko Miyachi

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June 16, 2011
Elaine Ritsuko Miyachi, 84, of Pearl City, a retired Small Business Administration clerk typist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by caregivers Susan Quinabo, Jerwin and Heidi Guillermo, Eva Andres and George Viloria and numerous nephews and nieces. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Ralph Kasumi Nakashima

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June 24, 2011
Ralph Kasumi Nakashima, 74, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. Postal Service letter carrier, died in Honolulu. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Annette, daughters Tracy Uchishiba and Sharon Nakashima, brother Larry, sisters Sylvia Harima and Shizuka Owara, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Anna Kum Ja Oh-Dimond

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ANNA KUM JA OH-DIMOND

Age 59, of Honolulu, passed away
June 11, 2011 at Residence. Born
Dec. 10, 1951 in Pyong Taek, South Korea.

She is survived by husband:, Marshall A. Dimond, daughter, Sasha Hae Yon Dimond, mother, Chong Tae Oh of Korea; brothers, Kum Wee (Han Jung Nin) Oh of Korea, Kum San (Jo Kyong Son) Oh of Korea; sisters, Kum Soon (Song Chan Yong ) Oh of Korea, Kum Pun (Russell Nakamura) Oh, Kum Sook (Yun Sung Han) Oh of Korea, Kyung Sook (Warren) Oh-Ideguchi, Nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday July 16 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.


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