Archive for August 8th, 2011

Kim S. Adams

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Feb. 23, 2011
Kim S. Adams, 41, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Ashley; parents Hiroshi and Jane Kouchi; sisters Lori Hamilton, Jan Iwanaga and Jean Kouchi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Services: 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Alan Amoncio

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July 31, 2011
Alan Amoncio, 51, of Lanai City, a custodial supervisor at Lanai High and Elementary School, died on Lanai. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by wife Kittrick “Kiki” Hamilton-Amoncio, father Ambrose Sr., mother Sophie, brothers Ambrose Jr. and Randal, and sister Kathleen Forline. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Lanai. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuary.com.

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Bonifacio Campos

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April 19, 2011
Bonifacio “Barney” Campos, 80, of Keaau, Hawaii, an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. No known survivors. Private services.

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Ernest Steve De Coito

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July 26, 2011
Ernest Steve “Ernie” De Coito, 64, of Waianae, a carpenter and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Fang Wen, daughter Whitney A., stepdaughter Tihana H. Lincoln and sister Elizabeth. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Leeward. Services: 10 a.m.

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Charito D. Dagdag

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July 29, 2011
Charito D. Dagdag, 52, of Pearl City, a Securitas security guard, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Manila. She is survived by parents Benjamin Sr. and Eugenia, brother Benjamin Jr. and sisters Evalina Robles, Leonora Estrada, Trinidad Dagdag and Susana Sembrano. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

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Dominic Joseph DiLuigi

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July 23, 2011
Dominic Joseph DiLuigi, 78, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Sevierville, Tenn., a retired barber, songwriter and musician and an Army veteran who served during the Korean War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by sons Dino and Gino, daughter Angelia, brother Ronald, sister Patricia Cline and four grandchildren. Services pending at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Gary T. Grance

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June 17, 2011
Gary T. Grance, 56, of Waianae, a former employee at the Honolulu Board of Water Supply and Diagnostic Laboratory Services, died. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Vanessa; sons Gary, Thomas and Gavan; daughters Joelle Emperado and Jovan Grance; brothers Daniel, Stanley and Gilbert; sister Margo Avilla; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Felizardo Galias Gullaba

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July 17, 2011
Felizardo Galias “Felix” Gullaba, 86, of Ewa Beach, a retiree from Philippine National Railways, Hawaiian Regent Hotel and Walmart Mililani, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Irosin, Sor Sogon, Philippines. He is survived by sons Manolo and Alberto; daughters Aida Santa Ines, Lorna Gatchalian, Belen Ishii, Gina Sonson, Marichu Ilo and Marissa Beavers; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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FLORENCE “DO” KYAU LAU HAARS

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FLORENCE “DO” KYAU LAU HAARS

Florence “Do” Kyau Lau Haars, age 91 of Wahiawa, Hawaii died on July 15, 2011 at the Hawaii Medical Center – West. Mrs. Haars was born September 14, 1919 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. She is loved and her spirit is free. Daughter: Beverly “Buff” G. Haars; sister: Helen K. Lau. Private Services were held.

Jane Mitsue Horita

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July 29, 2011
Jane Mitsue Horita, 100, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. She was born in Nahiku, Maui. She is survived by son Clifford, daughter Miriam Lowery, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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John R. Lewis Jr.

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July 24, 2011
John R. Lewis Jr., 41, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. No known survivors. Services pending.

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Emiko Oune Kang

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July 26, 2011
Emiko Oune Kang, 90, of Pearl City, formerly of Eleele, Kauai, died. She is survived by husband Tai Soon; son Robert; daughter Eileen Young; brothers Keiichi, Soichi, Alex and Allan Oune; sisters Mitsuye McKay, Shimeyo Nakagawa, Kazue Nakama, Alice Onna and Margaret Oune; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hasel May Keala

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June 25, 2011
Hasel May Keala, 59, of Waianae, a case manager with Maili Land Transitional Shelter for Catholic Charities Hawaii, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons John Ahokovi and Abraham “Kiki” Keala Jr.; daughters Kalae Keala, Cheris Gastilo, Bertajane “BJ” Younce and Krysia Agosto; brothers David, Kenneth, Warren and Glenn Walker; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes for Hasel and Abraham “Abe” Keala Sr.: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Don Hideo Kiyono

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Aug. 1, 2011
Don Hideo Kiyono, 56, of Kaneohe, a retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kim, sons Scott and Marcus, and brother Robert. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Rhoda Ke Leong

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July 12, 2011
Rhoda Ke Leong, 100, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Harry H. Yee Jr., daughter Patricia K. Smith, nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Esther K. Miyashiro

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July 7, 2011
Esther K. Miyashiro, 94, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by caregiver Marilyn Castillo; nephews Calvin, Donald, Elton and Ivan; nieces Meryle Lee and Wendy Miyashiro; and sister-in-law Kiyoko. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Dennis Morio Miyata

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Aug. 3, 2011
Dennis Morio Miyata, 62, of Kaneohe, owner of Premier Jewelry Services and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suanne, sons Bryan Jon and Robert, daughter Kristine Lynch, sister Millie Miyahara and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Juliana Juliko Nakama

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July 31, 2011
Juliana Juliko Nakama, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired state custodian and former Waikiki Pharmacy waitress, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Wallace Y.; son Troy Y.; daughter Wendie R.; sisters Violet S. Kawakami, Amy E. Arizala, Jean Y. Gayer, Diana S. Tengan, Patsy S. Chung, May H. Tamashiro and Linda H. Taylor; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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HERMINIA “MENIA” DIZON NERI

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HERMINIA “MENIA” DIZON NERI

Age 78, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away July 12, 2011 in Honolulu. Born December 19, 1932 in Mabalacat, Pampanga,
Philippines. A member of Pampanga Circle.

She is survived by sons, Edgardo (Candy) Neri, Ron (Melba) Neri, Ferdinand Neri (Pearl Louie); daughters, Myrna (Nicanor) Razon, Priscilla (Arnold) Batul, Carolina Hupfer, Elisa (Ricardo) Sibal of Philippines, Maria Theresa (Amado) Pineda of Las Vegas, Bernadette (Howell) Lacson, Catherine Neri, Cristina Marie (Gilmar) Palomares of Las Vegas, Michelle Neri; 19 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister, Adelaida De Leon of Las Vegas.

Visitation 6-9 pm Friday (August 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday (August 13) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach) Mass 11:00 am. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Albert Mitsugi Nishikawa

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July 26, 2011
Albert Mitsugi Nishikawa, 91, of Aiea, a supervisor for the state Department of Transportation Highways Division and an employee at Speedy Supermarket, died in Aiea. He was born in Kaaawa. He is survived by wife Stella K., sons Wayne and Milton, daughter Elaine Leong, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Perfecto Oga

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Aug. 1, 2011
Perfecto “Facto” Oga, 81, of Waialua, a retired Schofield Barracks motor pool mechanic, died in Waialua. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Gerard, Stacy, Timothy, Myles and Dwight; daughter Melrie Vanne; brothers Lawrence and Alfred Oga, and Raymond Sarabano; sisters Lucy Livingston and Generosa Jones; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Hatsuye Oshiro

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June 25, 2011
Hatsuye Oshiro, 92, of Hilo, a retired flower grower and part owner of the former Flowers of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roy T. and Clyde K.; daughters Merle M. Miyahira and Lani C. Yamami; hanai daughter Christy Rabe; brother Herbert M. Isa; sisters Carol K. Oshiro, Sachiko Huttemann and Alice H. Greene; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Gilbert W.K. Pang

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Aug. 5, 2011
Gilbert W.K. Pang, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. computer analyst, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynn Y.; daughter Wendy M.L. Li; brothers Albert W.Y., Hubert W.H. and Halford W.H.; sister Winnie W.I.; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ronald T. Shimabukuro

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July 22, 2011
Ronald T. “Shima” Shimabukuro, 85, of Waianae, a retiree from Kaiser Cement, Nanakuli Plant and the Merchant Marine, died in Waianae. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Keith, Bruce and Guy; daughter Rosalia; brothers Joji and Heiji; sister Sue Magalianes; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eulogio Javier Tabisola Sr.

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July 29, 2011
Eulogio Javier “Ely” Tabisola Sr., 73, of Mililani, a retired supervisory medical technologist in the forensic toxicology drug testing laboratory at Tripler Army Medical Center, an Army veteran with the 101st Airborne “Screaming Eagles” Division and owner of E.J. Tabisola Realty, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Eulogio “Junior,” Eulogio “Erick” III and Warrick; daughters Karissa Tabisola and Eludrizza Nuesca; brothers Feliciano, Tomas and Allen; sisters Laura Lee, Marina Fernandez and Magdelina Sniffen; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Seishin Taba

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Aug. 1, 2011
Seishin “Jack” Taba, 84, of Honolulu, a retired painter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Lillian Chinen and numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Policronia Udarbe Tabisola

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July 14, 2011
Policronia Udarbe “Polly” Tabisola, 74, of Mililani, a retired clinical nurse specialist and registered nurse in the coronary and intensive care unit at Tripler Army Medical Center, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Eulogio “Junior,” Eulogio “Erick” III and Warrick; daughters Karissa Tabisola and Eludrizza Nuesca; brother Benjamin Udarbe; sisters Lourdes Llegado, Regina Gagalac, Dionisia Burgos, Eddy Ugale and Valentina Haq; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jaime Blanco Tolentino

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July 10, 2011
Jaime Blanco Tolentino, 93, of Aiea, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Bangued, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion G. “Cion”; sons Elmer Sr., Russell G. Sr. and Mario G.; daughters Arlene Alquero, and Erna G. and Loida Tolentino; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Timothy Q.T. Tom

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July 25, 2011
Timothy Q.T. Tom, 82, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruby, son Cary, daughters Lori Maekawa and Wendy Tom, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Ray Moriyoshi Uyeno

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July 24, 2011
Ray Moriyoshi Uyeno, 97, of Honolulu, a retired engineer for the federal government and an Army veteran who served during World War II, died in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Arlene F.Y., son Theodore, daughter Candace Hinz, stepchildren Darick and Darrell Chung, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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