Archive for July 23rd, 2011

Shane Liberty Abell

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July 14, 2011
Shane Liberty Abell, 28, of Anahola, Kauai, a Spencer Masonry mason, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Oregon. He is survived by wife Dana, son Kalalea, daughter Alena, father Jim, mother Anita Vertefeuille, brothers Jeff and Saul, and sister Serena. Celebration of life and sunset paddle out: 5:30 p.m. July 30 at Anahola Beach Park.

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Ricardo Fernandez Agaran

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July 9, 2011
Ricardo Fernandez Agaran, 61, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Building Maintenance housekeeping employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nerida M.; brothers Loreto, Guilbert and Emiliano; and sisters Emilia A. Pagaragan and Florida A. Dizon. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Dominador C. Alegre

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June 27, 2011
Dominador C. Alegre, 55, of Aiea, a laborer and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by brothers Pedro Jr., Archie and Augustine; and sisters Carlina Tolentino, Teresita Ursua and Carmelita Calo. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Arden Barayuga Bonilla

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July 4, 2011
Arden Barayuga Bonilla, 40, of Waipahu, a United Parcel Service driver, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Luzviminda “Lucy,” sons Sean and Shandon, daughter Shayna, parents Ceferino and Felicidad, brother Emerson and grandparents Lorenzo and Dolores Barayuga. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Flora Cachola Camello

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June 27, 2011
Flora Cachola Camello, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange food service worker, died at home. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Fortunato; sons Reynaldo, Dominador and Rowland; daughters Letecia “Lety” Shimabukuro and Lorna Sweet; brothers Angel and Macario Cachola; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church, Salt Lake. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Zacarias Carmelo

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July 18, 2011
Zacarias Carmelo, 85, of Kainaliu, Hawaii, a Hawaii Laborers Union retiree, died in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Richard Armington and Robert Carmelo, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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SSG MICHAEL GEORGE GEISLER

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SSG MICHAEL GEORGE GEISLER

Age 44, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away June 10, 2011 in Honolulu. Born November 23, 1966 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A Staff Sergeant in the Hawaii Army National Guard with 25 years service. Also an employee of Macy’s Ala Moana Shoe Department.

He is survived by wife, Rowena Geisler; son, Kurt Geisler; daughter, Mercedes Geisler; mother, Heidi Geisler; step-father, Jason “Brock” Brockington; brother, Mark Geisler (Gracie); many relatives from Germany, Mainland & Hawaii.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (June 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Committal Service 9:30 a.m. Friday (July 1) at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual Attire.

Janet Asuncion Samson Guanzon

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July 2, 2011
Janet Asuncion Samson Guanzon, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Rafael L.; sons Paul, Robert and Mark; daughters Coralie Nelson and Jan and Lisa Guanzon; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Pavitt Elizabeth Tai Hook

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June 30, 2011
Pavitt Elizabeth “Lisi” Tai Hook, 63, of Hauula died. She was born in Vaitoloa, Western Samoa. She is survived by husband James; sons James Russell, Tory and Keith; daughters Coreen Williams and Michelle Meinke; brothers Joseph, Richard and Steve Danielson, and Daniel Andrus; sisters Pavitt Matavao, Passie Roy, Turia Rolph, and Finau and Tiana Filiaga; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula fourth ward, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Robert Johnson

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June 28, 2011
Robert Johnson, 80, of Puna, Hawaii, a Navy veteran, a former Navy fireman and retired carpenter laborer, died at home. He was born in Rockford, Ill. He is survived by stepson Michael Campbell and brother Fred. Private services.

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Alexandria Kamaka

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July 3, 2011
Alexandria Kamaka, also known as “Pee Wee” and “Sandi,” 71, of Pearl City, a retired Honolulu Police Department Records Division latent fingerprint technician, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Monte A.K., daughters Misty M. Kamaka and Michelle K. Olanolan, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No wreaths.

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Nora Kuuleimamo Kupau-Lopez

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July 10, 2011
Nora Kuuleimamo Kupau-Lopez, 75, of Waianae, a retired Fisherman’s Wharf fish cutter, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Juan III, Jesse, Jodino and Jonathan Lopez; daughters Juanita Harwood, Julietta Lindsley, Juliandra Brothers, Joreen Anduha, and Jerrilyn and Janell Lopez; brothers John Napulou and Solomon Napulou Jr.; sister Mariah Pana; 32 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Paradise Chapel Assembly of God, Maili. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. July 30 at Channels at Nanakuli Beach. Aloha attire.

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IDA KAMAKAHUKILANI LEE

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IDA KAMAKAHUKILANI LEE

Ida K. Lee, age 98, passed away on April 22, 2011 in Bellevue, Washington. Born Feb. 17, 1913, in Honolulu, Hawaii, she was the daughter of the late Henry E.P. Kekahuna and Ida Ferreira Kekahuna. Henry E.P. Kekahuna was a noted Hawaiian historian. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles S.F. Lee, Sr. and her son, Charles S.F. Lee , Jr. She is survived by daughters Alethea Lee Caspers, Austin, Texas; Challiss Leilani Vanich-Angkul, Khon Kaen, Thailand; and son Carlson “Bunny” Lee, Bellevue,Wa.; 5 grand children and 3 great grand children. Services will be held Saturday, July 30th, 2011. A gathering of family and friends will commence at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96821. A Mass celebrating her life will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Rodrigo Caraang Nicolas

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July 15, 2011
Rodrigo Caraang “Rudy” Nicolas, 93, of Waipahu, a retired pastor at Bible Baptist Church in Batac City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, and a retired carpenter, died. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Frank, Fernie Sr. and Philip; daughters Rebecca Cabanero and Edith Torio; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional services and burial to be held at a later date in Batac City. Casual attire. No flowers.

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KISO OKUBO

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KISO OKUBO

Age 101, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away July 2, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born December 4, 1909 in Waialua, Hawaii.

She is survived by daughters, Evelyn S. (Yoshiharu) Yoshika, Doris Y. Iinuma, Carolyn M. (Hiroshi) Kojima; brothers, Stanley (Ethel) Saito, Atsushi (Akiko) Saito; sister, Betsy Shioji; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Kiso Okubo

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July 2, 2011
Kiso Okubo, 101, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughters Evelyn S. Yoshika, Doris Y. Iinuma and Carolyn M. Kojima; brothers Stanley and Atsushi Saito; sister Betsy Shioji; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lucina Olivera

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July 9, 2011
Lucina Olivera, 87, of Kailua died in St. Francis Hospice East. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Herbert E., Clifford C., Victor A. and John T.; daughters Judy Chee, Frances Young, Joan Tomas, Janice Aquino and Jeannette Olivera; brothers Atanasio and Gabriel Saberon; sisters Benita Abing, Celestina Saberon and Nancy Arakaki; 42 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual or aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Hiroshi Oshiro

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July 14, 2011
Hiroshi Oshiro, 81, of Honolulu, a retired state District Court judge, died at home. He was born in Paukaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mildred Y.; daughters Tracey M. Nakama, Dana M.O. Viola and Anna H. Oshiro; brothers Roy M. Oshiro and Robert T. Chibana; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Thelma Figueroa Pihana

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July 9, 2011
Thelma Figueroa Pihana, 82, of Kailua, owner of Pihana Care Home, died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Daniel, Edward C., Edmund, Edwin, Robert and Dennis; daughter Edna Streadbeck; brother Richard; sisters Anita Camarillo and Rowena Baker; 22 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Judith Joan Sato

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July 18, 2011
Judith Joan “Judy” Sato, 73, of Wailua Houselots, Kauai, a hostess at Sheraton Coconut Beach Hotel and an Army veteran, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Stanley; daughters Gigi Genegabuas and Janine Kinimaka, brother Gerald Alaibilla, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gary Robert Seering

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June 7, 2011
Gary Robert Seering, 69, of Honolulu, a chief drywall estimator and operations manager and a Navy veteran, signalman third class, died at home. He was born in Beaver Dam, Wis. He is survived by sister Trudy Williams, stepmother Audrey, half brother Robin and half sister Sharon S. Kirsh. Private services.

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Richard C Sharpe

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July 4, 2011
Richard C Sharpe, 81, of Waipahu, owner of Koa Mechanical Inc., died in Waipahu. He was born in Mason City, Iowa. He is survived by wife Diana, sons Mark and Marty, daughters Debra Rosa and Dawn Williams, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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David N. Shinke

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July 16, 2011
David N. Shinke, 55, of Honolulu, an ABC Furniture manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by brother Floyd and sisters Iris Sim and Charlene Ikeda. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John Tuia Sr.

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July 8, 2011
John “Isopo” Tuia Sr., 74, of Mililani, a retired machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vailoa, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Laine, sons John Tuia Jr. and Talaiafi Tuilefano, daughter Veta Tuilefano, sister Tui Tuitama and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Samoa-Tokelau Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1128 Banyan St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome.

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Edgar Ceria Ulibas

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June 29, 2011
Edgar Ceria Ulibas, 36, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Helen C. and brothers Mike C. and Jack C. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eva Victorino

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July 3, 2011
Eva Victorino, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Shirley Battisto and Pearl Ann Kitkowski, caregiver Thelma Pagtama and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:45 a.m. Graveside services to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers.

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