Archive for July 28th, 2011

Toyoko Hamatake Akaji

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July 2, 2011
Toyoko Hamatake Akaji, 86, of Honolulu, a retired city Department of Budget and Fiscal Services Treasury Division supervisor, died. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Maurice Akaji; daughters Fiore Fujimoto, Ada Akaji and Esta Akaji Nerney; sisters Kuniko Masuda and Shinako Takata; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lillian Au

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July 9, 2011
Lillian “DeeDee” Au, 90, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Wailuku. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stanley K. Sr. and Franklin L.; daughters Catherine K. Kealoha, Leilani K. Chock, Bernadette M. Hiwauli and Barbara Estrella; sisters Mildred Baptiste, Marie C. Kimseu and Betty Bardon; 29 grandchildren; and 60 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwick-oahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Federico Baldivino Bristol

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July 24, 2011
Federico Baldivino “Fred” Bristol, 87, of Lihue, a McBryde Plantation surveyor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Pangasinan, Mabini, Philippines. He is survived by wife Linda, sons Rodney and Warren, daughter Veda, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services to be announced at a later date.

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Cynthia Louise Dollar

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July 18, 2011
Cynthia Louise “Cyndi” Dollar, 54, of Honolulu, a Realtor, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert, daughter Liana, father Lloyd Char, brothers Carlton and Chester Char, and sisters Colleen Char and Charlet Lee. Private services.

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Rosie Galacia Fernandez

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July 17, 2011
Rosie Galacia Fernandez, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She is survived by daughter Lydia M. Roman, brother Tony, sisters Mary Rodrigues and Lulu Martelles, six grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Entombment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Misue Maebo Furuta

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July 5, 2011
Misue Maebo Furuta, 89, of Honolulu, a secretary at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, died. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Akinori; son Melvyn; daughter Lynn Brechin; sisters Toshiko Miyakaku, Chisato Holck and Yoshie Masada; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Elaine Ayako Ichinotsubo Galbraith

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June 18, 2011
Elaine Ayako Ichinotsubo Galbraith, 87, of Wahiawa died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Arvid; daughters Millicent Tengan and Joanne Wilcox; brothers Carl Ichino and Toshio and Roger Ichinotsubo; sisters Yoshiko Nishihara and Yuriko Sugioka; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Maude Akiko Gushikuma

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July 7, 2011
Maude Akiko Gushikuma, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Cy, Joe and Chris; brother Arthur Fujikawa; sister Charlene Onishi; and seven grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Nellie May Hanzalik

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July 23, 2011
Nellie May Hanzalik, 81, of Hilo, a retired Michigan State Hospital nurse, died in Yukio Okutsu Veteran Home in Hilo. She was born in Pennfield Township, Mich. She is survived by daughters Victoria Hodges and Janice Mccraken, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Tin Mun Ho

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July 14, 2011
Tin Mun “Tim” Ho, 85, of Honolulu, a retired welder at Pearl Harbor Public Works Center and Aloha Stadium, and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Vivian “Tomi”; son Kelvin; daughters Wanda Kimura and Myra Klepinger; brothers Tom “Ah Kwock” and Peter; sisters Muriel Leong, Betty Araujo, Jackie Chew, Billie Ching, Elizabeth Martin, Janet Crabbe and Minnie Kawakami; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Audrey Wainee Kamaka

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July 15, 2011
Audrey Wainee Kamaka, 83, of Waianae, a retired salesclerk at Miles Bake Shop in Nanakuli, died in Waianae. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by sons James, Lyle and Bradley; daughters Blossom Kamaka and Delight Kaai; brothers Arnold Morton and Roland Ako; sister Hanna Kamai; five grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 85-574 Plantation Road, Waianae. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Ted Lalimo

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July 18, 2011
Ted Lalimo, 61, of Aiea, an electrician for the Republic of Marshall Islands government, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Likiep, Republic of Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Takrumij; sons Domnick and Binni; daughters Erke, Estie and Dede; brothers Marok, Clotho and Lomo; sister Wina; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m.

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Betty Yukie Lang

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July 2, 2011
Betty Yukie Lang, 89, of Waipahu, a Braid and Co. retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Thomas; daughters Alice Keola and Patricia Tiqui; brothers Tadashi and Hisao Yamamoto; sisters Janet Takeda, Irene Nakamura and Jackie Shishido; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:45 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Darrell Kimo Lim

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July 6, 2011
Darrell Kimo Lim, 55, of Pearl City, a former mechanic at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 38, and a retired mechanic and inspector at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Wesley and Randall, and sister Carole Ann Carvalho. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama campus, 1887 Makuakane St., Building 65. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Fumiko Mashiba

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July 12, 2011
Fumiko Mashiba, 91, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Calvin and Gary T., daughter Eileen K.M. Usagawa, brothers Isao and Hideo Tomita, sisters Tsuyako Ogi and Mitsue Matoi, and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Helen Yoshiko Muranaka

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July 24, 2011
Helen Yoshiko Muranaka, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Avco Financial loan clerk, died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rodney T., sisters Barbara N. Miyata and Karen K. Higa, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Ellen Nazuna Nakai

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June 29, 2011
Ellen Nazuna Nakai, 102, of Honolulu, a retired Varsity Bowl Fountain owner and M. Nakai Repair Services co-owner, died. She was born in Kaalaiki-Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Masa and Ronald; daughters Jane Torii, Frances Suzuki and Karen Kitazaki; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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MASAKO NYUHA

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MASAKO NYUHA

Age 98, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away July 11, 2011 in Pearl City. Born July 6, 1913 in Eleele, Kauai, Hawaii. Retired dairy business owner.

She is survived by sons, Seiji (Shirley) Nyuha, Theodore Nyuha, Gordon Nyuha; daughters, Mae (Karl) Schreiber, Elaine (Thomas) Loomis; brother, Fusao Miyashiro; sisters, Mitsue Sakoda, Shigeko Chock, Yaeko Ono, Kazue Miyashiro; 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.

Private Services were held.

Frances Midori Oba

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July 23, 2011
Frances Midori Oba, 75, of Hilo, a retired insurance clerk in Los Angeles, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sister-in-law Chris, two nephews, a niece and numerous cousins. No services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Claro C. Quitazol

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July 11, 2011
Claro C. Quitazol, 96, of Waipahu, a retired Chateau Waikiki custodian, died in Aiea. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Felipa; sons Jose, Marciano, Rey, Froilan and Rosendo; daughter Wilfreda Q. Cabudol; 25 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation and mass: 8 a.m. Aug. 4 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ellen T. Tao

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July 13, 2011
Ellen T. Tao, 79, of Pearl City, a retired accounting technician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Pearl City. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Haruo; sons Ken, Benjamin and David; brothers Harold and Howard Harakuni; sisters Daisy Nakamura, Betty Muraoka, Jane Ogawa and Jean Yonezawa; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Sadae Urabe Uemura

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May 27, 2011
Sadae Urabe Uemura, 106, of Gardena, Calif., a homemaker, died in Gardena. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons James, Stanley, Roy and Ronald; daughters Nan Marume, Elsie Eguchi and Betty Fukumoto; 24 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Chris Tsuneo Yamasaki

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July 3, 2011
Chris Tsuneo Yamasaki, 63, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Thomas T., mother Ruth T. and brothers Roy S. and Boyd K. Private services.

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Alice Miyako Yasutake

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July 11, 2011
Alice Miyako Yasutake, 69, of Kailua, a retired state Department of Health secretary, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Stanley M., son Milton, daughter Dayna, brothers Teru and Tadashi Takayama, and sister Beverly Kaya. Private services.

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