Archive for August 2nd, 2011

Elizar Martin Marcos Acorda

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July 3, 2011
Elizar Martin Marcos Acorda, 23, of Kahuku, a Waikele Golf Course employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Elsa M., brother Elmar, grandparent Aniana Marcos and companion Kirah Orian. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. Roch Catholic Church,
56-350 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Rizal Arias

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July 25, 2011
Rizal Arias, 93, of Hilo, a retired Laupahoehoe Sugar Co. heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Josefina; sons Richard, James and Romeo Arias, and Willy Eduarte; brother Trini dad; sister Rosamia; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section.
Cas ual attire.

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Troy Lane Brown

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July 26, 2011
Troy Lane Brown, 43, of Hono lulu, a Waldron Norton Lilly International operations manager, died. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by wife Jin Ok Choi, son Kurtis, daughter Jinala, mother Jeri Lee and brother Byron. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Korean Baptist Church of Pearl Harbor, 3121 Arizona Road. Services: 10:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow.

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Violet Lorenzo Dunston

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July 17, 2011
Violet Lorenzo Dunston, 88, of Honolulu died in Kapolei. She was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. She is survived by sons Walter Jr. and Vernon Nelson, John III and Frank Sr. Dunston, Kimo Castreverde and Daven Manaba; sister Madline Cates; 24 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Visitation:
10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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NANI JOY GALOLO

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NANI JOY GALOLO
JULY 24, 2011

Nani Joy Galolo, 62, U.S. Postal worker from Aiea, passed away at Pali Momi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband, Dionicio “Don”; daughters, Maile and Kanani; sons-in-law, Gary Grossman and Doug Yee; grandsons, Dennen Yee and Mason Grossman; mother, Iola Seymour; brothers, George “Kui” (Coco) Jr., Puna (Robin) and Kimo Seymour; sisters, Louise (Steve) Wilmes, Mealii “Bunny” (Porfirio) Prieto and Puamana Ninomoto

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; services 6:00 p.m. Casual attire.

THERESA TANYA KUPAHU KEOPUHIWA HIRAKAWA

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THERESA TANYA KUPAHU KEOPUHIWA HIRAKAWA

Age 40, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away June 24, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born June 30, 1970 in Honolulu, Hawaii. An active member of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

She is survived by parents, Harold “Boxer” and Jennifer Hirakawa; brothers, Harold Jr (Stacie) Hirakawa of Spokane, Washington, Wayne Grimes Hirakawa; sister, Joy Kuulei Lani (Daniel “Pumpkin”) Peterson Jr; 5 nephews; 3 nieces; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and hanai nieces & hanai nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (August 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome. Flower leis are welcome.

THELMA MIYOSHI HIRATA

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THELMA MIYOSHI HIRATA

Age 93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away July 12, 2011 at Nuuanu Hale. Born August 27, 1917 in Waipahu, Hawaii.

She is survived by daughters, Gail Y. Yamamoto, Susan (Raymond) Higa, Jo-Ann (Norman) Chan; sister, Violet Amakawa; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; nieces & nephews.

Private services were held.

SHIGEKO HIRATA

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SHIGEKO HIRATA

Age 94, of Honolulu, passed away July 17, 2011 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born November 20, 1916 in Waimanalo, Hawaii.

She is survived by grandchildren, Erik (Terry) Von Ploennies of New York, Scott (Mary) Von Ploennies of California, Mark Von Ploennies of California; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Private services were held

Shigeko Hirata

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July 17, 2011
Shigeko Hirata, 94, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by grandchildren Erik, Scott and Mark Von Ploennies; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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James Yee Hoy

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July 14, 2011
James “Kimo” Yee Hoy, 64, of Kaneohe, a retired vending services manager at Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii and former Continental Airlines passenger service representative, died in Kailua. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by brothers Charles III and Leslie, sister Harriet and caregiver Brian Kalopodes. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Irene Johnson

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July 24, 2011
Irene Johnson, 78, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kurt and Dr. Scott, daughters Ann and Quenna, brothers Drs. Herbert and Kenneth Chinn, sisters Evelyn Chang and Anna Au, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at St. Stephen Church, 2747 Pali Highway. Mass: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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George Keala Kipapa Jr.

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July 13, 2011
George Keala Kipapa Jr., 73,
of Kaneohe, a retired Duty Free Shoppers stock clerk, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla; son George K.; daughter Selisa Cockett; sisters Rose N. Carter, Kahilihiwa “Lady” Kipapa and Vio landa Nakahara; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Albert Long Jr.

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July 25, 2011
Albert Long Jr., 76, of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, a retired naval base police officer at Pearl Harbor and Marine Corps staff sergeant, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mavie A.; son Scott C.K.; daughters Patricia-Ann “Kawehi” Silva, Maricar Keyes and Jameela “Azza” Foronda, sister Elizabeth and five grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Itsuyo Kashiwada

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July 10, 2011
Itsuyo Kashiwada, 86, of Hono lulu, a retired office clerk, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Grant, daughter Lois, sister Yoshiko Furuhashi and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Elizabeth Yoshie Kawamura

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July 20, 2011
Elizabeth Yoshie “Yopey” Kawamura, 75, of Waialua, a retired Wai alua High and Intermediate School baker, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waia lua. She is survived by hanai son John Keli‘i holokai; brother Stanley; hanai brothers Reggie, Stanley and Stuart Aricayos; and hanai sisters Cynthia Datanagan, Diane Kalama, Edeline Abregano, Beverly Maca damia and Colleen Sabarre. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m.

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Jitsuo Kubota

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June 30, 2011
Jitsuo Kubota, 94, of Honolulu died in Arcadia Healthcare Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Ronald M., Allen S. and Frederick H.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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HARRIET MATTOS

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HARRIET MATTOS

Harriet Mattos, 85, of Rockton, Illinois died at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 2011 in Highview in the Woodlands Nursing Home. Born March 10, 1926 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Joseph and Ida (Freitas) Botelho. Harriet lived 81 years in Hawaii before relocating to Illinois. She married Harold T. Mattos in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1943. She was a long time member of St. Anthony’s Church in Kailua, Hawaii. She was a loving mother, wife, and grandmother.

She is survived by her son, Douglas (Teri) Mattos of Honolulu, Hawaii; daughters, Janis K. Rodrigues of Rockton, Illinois, and Georgiann (Larry) Rudnick of Glenview, Illinois; five grand children; five great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild; and one sister Genevieve Boyd of Honolulu, Hawaii. She was predeceased by her parents and husband.

Private ceremonies were held in Illinois. Arrangements were made by McCorkle Funeral Home, 767 North Blackhawk Blvd., Rockton, Illinois 61072.

To share a memory or to leave a condolence please visit mccorklefuneralhome.com

Richard Y. Oya

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July 13, 2011
Richard Y. “Boy” Oya, 63, of Mililani, a Snap-On Tools dealer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Jean, son Tyler, mother Masako, brother David and sister Diane Hubert. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gloria Palk

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May 27, 2011
Gloria Palk, 79, of Honolulu, a Fort Shafter Officer’s Club server, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Robert Orita, daughter Christine Tokoma‘ata, brothers Phil and Fred Orita, sister Lynn Campbell, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Greenhaven Memorial Park.

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Tsuyuko Ikehara Peleras

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July 21, 2011
Tsuyuko Ikehara “Patsy” Peleras, 88, of Kekaha, Kauai, owner of Spotlight, died. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Herman, Darrick, Nelson, Harold and Kelvin; brothers Seiki chi and Seiichi Ikehara; sister Beatrice Moreira; stepsister Thelma Nagata; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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John Chin Jin Quong

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July 17, 2011
John Chin Jin Quong, 87, of Honolulu, former proprietor of Royal Hawaiian Market & Hofbrau, Green Turtle, Sandbox, Boulevard, Eagle’s Nest and Cavalier restaurants, died in Ho nolulu. He also was an Army veteran. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by son Ronald, daughter Gayle Q. Takiguchi and two grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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MITSUKO ROE

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MITSUKO ROE

Age 81, of Virginia Beach, formerly of Pearl City, HI, passed away April 20, 2011 in Virginia Beach, VA. Born July 6, 1929 in Kekaha, Kauai. She worked at Kuakini Hospital as an licensed practical nurse.

She is survived by son, Gordon Allen Roe; daughter, Sharolyn Rancour; 8 grandchildren.

Private Services were held.

Kenneth Mamoru Takase

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July 29, 2011
Kenneth Mamoru Takase, 66, of Kahului, a retired mechanic for Del Monte, Maui Pine and Maui County, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Dale, sons Kenneth M. and Francis P.H., hanai daughter Francine, brother Francis, sister Marlene Lara and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Additional services on Molokai at a later date. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Thomas Takeshi Tanaka

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THOMAS TAKESHI TANAKA

79, of Pearl City, died in Chicago, Illinois. He was born on October 12, 1931, in Los Angeles.

He is survived by daughter, Jennifer; brother, Daniel, and sister-in-law, Ethel; three nieces; and two grandchildren.

Committal service at 10 a.m. on August 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

BUNG CHONG YUEN

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BUNG CHONG YUEN

Age 95, of Pearl City, passed away July 14, 2011 at St. Francis Hospice West. Born May 12, 1916 in Honolulu. Retired Hickam Air Force Base Paint and Fabrication Shop Foreman, member of Pearl City Lions Club and National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE). Also a volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Assoc.

He is survived by son, Randall (Amy) Yuen; daughter, Lena (David) Suzuki; sister, Mary Yuen; 3 step grandchildren; 3 step great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday Aug. 6 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran