Archive for July 11th, 2011

Emilio Ganal Gano

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June 17, 2011
Emilio Ganal Gano, 90, of†Honolulu, a retired maintenance worker, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in thePhilippines. He is survived by son Rodrigo; daughters Eleanor Pajela, Regina Asuncion and Rosita Edrada; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu MemorialPark &Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Kalihi. Mass:9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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ANDREW KATSUMI IWASAKI

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ANDREW KATSUMI IWASAKI

Age 81, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away June 19, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born October 20, 1929 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by wife, Gladys S. Nakamura Iwasaki; daughters, Susan S. (Harold) Scholes, Valerie Y. (Nelson) Shigeta, Vickie M. (Lloyd) Asato; brothers, Shigetoshi Iwasaki, Noriyuki (Helen) Iwasaki, Benjamin (Grace) Iwasaki; grandchildren, Jaren Shigeta, Megan Shigeta; nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (July 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

EMILIO “MILO” JOSEPH LANOZA JR.

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EMILIO “MILO” JOSEPH LANOZA JR.

Age 68, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away June 23, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born February 14, 1943 in Aiea, Hawaii. Retired from Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company. Member of Operating Engineers Local Union No. 3 and Alii’s Motorcycle Club.

He is survived by wife, Martha “Maleka” Lanoza; sons, Adrian (Cheryl) Lanoza, Henry Lanoza, Emilio “Joe” (Lindsey) Lanoza; daughter, Annie (Vernon) Tangonan; 3 grandchildren; brothers, William (Alberta) Lanoza of Kauai, John Figueroa, James Figueroa; sister, Rosaline (Raymond) Esona of Kauai; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (July 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m.

Masao Kigawa

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June 17, 2011
Masao Kigawa, 91, of Honolulu, a retired accountant for Hanson, Raun &Hanson and an Army veteran and member of the 100th Battalion, Company B, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. He is survived by wife Amy E.; daughters Katherine A. Frye and Carol H. Kigawa; sisters Beatrice Y. Tsukamoto, Betsy S. Ishida and Grace H. Murakami; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Harold Pong Cook Kim

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June 29, 2011
Harold Pong Cook Kim, 91, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Kai Golf Course marshal, Servco Pacific service manager and an Army veteran, died at One Kalakaua. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Michael and Daniel; daughtersPatricia Matsunaga andCarolyn Eguchi; sistersDoris Kim, Bessie Choi, Daisy Park, Clare Lee and Evelyn Shiyama; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at HawaiiState Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwick-oahu.com.

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Aketo Komenaga

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June 21, 2011
Aketo Komenaga, 87, of Honolulu, a retired federal plumber for the Navy Public Works Center at Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sue H. Sakamoto, brother Thomas Konno, sisters Yuriko Konno and Patricia Tamaye, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Janine Jonnette “Nina” Kaho’onei Leedy

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IN LOVING MEMORY
JANINE JONNETTE “NINA”
KAHO’ONEI LEEDY
January 15, 1963 – July 11, 2010
We Miss Your Smile,
We Miss Your Laugh,
We miss you lots.
Give Mommy kisses from us.
Love, Daddy Jon-Jon and your Brothers
John Boy, Nikko and Joe Boy Kaho’onei and your ‘Ohana,
Your Husband, Abe Leedy and the Leedy ‘Ohana
Aloha Ke Akua

Peniata Lepisi

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June 19, 2011
Peniata Lepisi, 67, of Waipahu, a Serta Mattress Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died inEwa Beach. He was born in Sili, Manua, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Anuilagi; sons Maave, Vaifoa, Ioane, Talalelei and Joshua K.P.; daughter Kapiolani I.M.; brothers Naiuli, Samuelu and the Rev. Peniamina; sisters Poulima Aleaga, Failagi Ontai, Tulaga Levitt and Amanda M. Maika; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at HawaiiState Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Grace Fernandez Ramiscal

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June 26, 2011
Grace Fernandez Ramiscal, 39, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Jeans Warehouse shift supervisor, died in Straub Clinic &Hospital. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by parents Ludovico “Alfredo” and Gabriela “Gabby,” and brothers Cherry and Michael. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass:10 a.m. Burial: 11:15 a.m. at Lihue Cemetery.

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ROSA “ROSE” RAPOZA

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ROSA “ROSE” RAPOZA

Age 81, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away June 16, 2011 in Kapolei. Born October 12, 1929 in Maui, Hawaii. Retired food service worker at the Holiday Mart, Pearl City.

She is survived by son, John J. Rapoza; brothers, John (Frances) Adaro, Marshal (Pearl) Adaro, Alberto (Maggie) Adaro; sisters, Martina Navares, Julie (Glen) Riddle; numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (July 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

Hiroshi Sasaki

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June 22, 2011
Hiroshi Sasaki, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American World Airways senior port steward, died in Straub Clinic &Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sonsDan, Brian and Warren; daughters Daisy Onaga and Shirley Hamura; brothers James and Tamotsu Sasaki; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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John Keiji Shinkawa

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June 19, 2011
John Keiji Shinkawa, 73, of Aiea, a retired state youth correctional facility administrator, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Albert Shinkawa and Noel Murata. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ellsworth Kiekie Kaohi Sr.

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June 19, 2011
Ellsworth Kiekie ‘Mr. K”Kaohi Sr., 77, ofKawaihae, Hawaii, a Waikoloa Hilton Hotel and Puako Condominiums employee, and manager of Poipu Beach and Waiohai hotels, died. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Joanne; son Ellsworth Jr.; daughters Roslyn Choi and Kimberly Kaohi; brothers Dudie, Clarence, William and Ronald; sisters Mercedes Ching, Betty Kaleohano and Arlene Naholoholo; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at Hanapepe Hawaiian Congregational Church, Hanapepe. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Richard Lastimosa Sr.

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June 24, 2011
Richard ‘Lassie” Lastimosa Sr., 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Aloha Motors auto mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeAntonina “Toni/Dai,” son Richard “Rick,” daughters Patricia “Patti” Kawahakui and Laurie Ubando, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services:11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Maurice J. Tanaka

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MAURICE J. TANAKA

Age 60, of Yorktown, VA, a retired
Chief Warrant Officer in the U.S. Army National Guard, passed away July 1, 2011.

He was born in Honolulu and is survived by his wife, Karen Y.; sons, Christopher R. (wife Sue Ann) and Jonathan A. (wife Kendall; mother, Joan S.; brothers, Colin Y. (wife Joyce), Tracy T. and Vince S.

Maurice’s interests included golf and his dog Marley.

Visitation from 1pm Friday 15 July at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 2pm. Inurnment on Monday 18 July at 8:30 am at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire.

Yoshio Taura

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July 7, 2011
Yoshio Taura, 77, of Kaneohe, formerly of Utah, an employee of Field Service Engineering Group for General Electric and a former jet engine mechanic in California, died at home. He was born in Brigham, Utah. He is survived by wife Mitsuko, daughter Kathleen Ashton, brothers George and Roy Nagata, and sister Mabel Sato. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Shizu Toguchi

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June 27, 2011
Shizu Toguchi, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Motobu, Okinawa. She is survived by son Scott G., daughtersAlisa S. Kuwahara and Amelia M. Lewis, stepson Stanley K., stepdaughters June Y. Toguchi-Tassill and Velma T. Yokoyama, brother Masaaki Gushiken, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Milagros Tolentino

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April 29, 2011
Milagros Tolentino, 81, of Waipahu, a retired teacher in the Philippines, died inEwa Beach. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sonsRamon, Gerardo and Tajeo; daughters Lourdes Piniol and Concepcion Yorobe; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Eusebio Marquez Vea

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June 18, 2011
Eusebio Marquez Vea, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center maintenance worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wifeMargarita, daughter Jennifer Vea-Baarde, brother Brigido and sister Florencia Cabuyaban. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s CatholicChurch, Kalihi. Services:10:45 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Patsy Takayo Yagawa

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July 2, 2011
Patsy Takayo Yagawa, 92, of Honolulu, an Army transportation clerk, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughtersFrancine E. McMurtry and JoAnn Y. Takeuchi, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Edna Fumiko Yamaoka

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June 5, 2011
Edna Fumiko Yamaoka, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sonsAlfred and Gary, daughter Amy Tanaka, brother Kazuo Yamamoto, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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