Archive for August 29th, 2011

LOWELL HAJIME AOKI

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LOWELL
HAJIME AOKI
August 12, 2011

Lowell Hajime Aoki, 74, of Kailua, a retired Pearl Harbor teletype repairman and Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife, Lorraine E.; sons, Jared R., Randall K. and Cullan K.; brothers, Earl N. and Gary F.; sister, Janice T. Sawada; and grandchildren, Leighton, Jessica, Jennifer and Gavin. Private services.

Lynette Carineo

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Aug. 22, 2011
Lynette Carineo, 50, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Francisco Jr., Jerry, Lindsey, Edwin and Ricky; and sisters Lorraine Manus, Rosalyn Hosaka, Joan Olive, Laverne Boyston and Yvonne, Joann and Frances Carineo. Services:10 a.m. Saturday at Hanapepe Hawaiian Cemetery.

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Ethel Fook Oi Chang

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Aug. 14, 2011
Ethel Fook Oi Chang, 88, of Honolulu, a finance clerk at Hickam Air Force Base, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Anthony and Nathan, daughters Leburta Kanno and Melissa Chang, brother Kenneth Chew, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, east chapel. Services:11 a.m.

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See Hong Goo

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Aug. 15, 2011
See Hong Goo, 88, of Hono-lulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Shop 17 sheet metal worker, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose, sons Edward and Edmond, daughter EdwinaLee, brother See Kong, sisters Sau HarnLee and Sau Jean Au and 10 grandchildren. Visitation:11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Eulogy:1:45 p.m.Burial:3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Mei Oi Hail

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Aug. 22, 2011
Mei Oi Hail, 58, of Honolulu died. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Rob, son Henry C. and daughter April J. Visitation:1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, west chapel. Services:2 p.m. No flowers.

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Jacqueline Leimomi Heupel

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Aug. 24, 2011
Jacqueline Leimomi Heupel, 77, of Kaneohe, a Kailua High School principal, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leo, daughters Tammy Heupel and Jaelee Heupel-Beus, sisters Kay Alexander and Nevada Kauvaka, and a grandchild. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4th Ward. Services;7 p.m. Burial:10 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples.

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Steven Chester Honda

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Aug. 21, 2011
Steven Chester “Kanai” Honda, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard civil engineer and bartender at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Jane M.; sons Kyle and Tyson; daughter Rachelle “Lei” Pitoy; sisters Fay Nicely, Marvis Chinen and Joann Kaina; and five grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Masaki Ifuki

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Aug. 15, 2011
Masaki “Masa”Ifuki, 84, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Adeline”Addie” and son Lyle. Private services.

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Foialilia Muta

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Aug. 15, 2011
Foialilia Muta, 67, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ofu, Manua, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Muaau I. GaisoaJr. and Isaako M. Muta Jr.; daughters Foialilia Langford, Rosa Gaisoa andFaaluaine Pajela; brothers Fiaaogamolealii, Afuafi, Fatumaleeleele and Maua Moafanua and Tito, Hanipale and Tau Malae; sisters Seei and Fiailoa Moafanua and Losa Malae; stepmother Miriama Moafanua; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 897 2nd St., Pearl City. Services:10 a.m.

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Bunzo Nakagawa

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Aug. 18, 2011
Dr. Bunzo Nakagawa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist and an Army veteran, died in Arcadia. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Frances; daughters Barbare Solarz, Joanne Arizumi and Leslie Perkins; brother Kenzo; stepsister Teruko Tobashi and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Tsuyako Ogata

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Aug. 20, 2011
Tsuyako Ogata, 97, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Hongwanji Preschool teacher, died in Hilo Medical School. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Clifford, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary gifts.

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Shizuko Oshiro

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Aug. 17, 2011
Shizuko Oshiro, 93, of Hono≠lulu, a retired caregiver, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Miles, daughters Annette Yanagida, sister SuekoOkuhara, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Sunday atHosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Joyce Yaeko Ozga

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July 30, 2011
Joyce Yaeko Ozga, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Corp. supervisor, died in Aiea. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Lloyd, Danny and Kerby Ah Quin; daughters Joy Vane, Lorraine Labasan and Jenny Antonio; brother Hideki Shiroma; 18 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lorie Pascua Ramos

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Aug. 1, 2011
Lorie Pascua Ramos, 47, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by parents Gregorio and Leonora Ramos, brother Froilan and companion Rose Ignacio. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Church. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Leila Rie Serikaku-Takagi

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Aug. 10, 2011
Leila Rie Serikaku-Takagi, 48, of Santa Maria, Calif., a Santa Barbara County Education Office employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ted Takagi, mother Ethel K. Serikaku and sisters Leslie Ringuette and Laurie Serikaku. Visitation:1 p.m. Saturday at Parker United Methodist Church. Services:2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Midori Tomita

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Aug. 7, 2011
Midori Tomita, 75, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Charles T.; sons Clayton and Glen; daughter Marjorie Higa; brothers Andy, Susumu and Gene Tamanaha; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Karen Verania

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Aug. 18, 2011
Karen Verania, 63, of Honolulu, a PBC Wholesale warehouse manager, died in Straub Clinic &Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Ben; brothers Carey, Glenn and Craig Akamine; and sisters Rosemary Akamine and Teri-Ann Hemmingson. Visitation:10 a.m. Wednesday at Shriner Beach Park in Waimanalo. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frederick Albert Williams

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Aug. 10, 2011
Frederick Albert Williams, 61, ofHilo, a retired clinical psychologist, died at home. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by daughters Mariesa and Malia. Private services.

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HelenKawachika Yoshimi

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Aug. 10, 2011
HelenKawachika Yoshimi, 76, of Honolulu, retired chief of the Office of Health Care Assurance in the state Department of Health, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Garret T.; daughters Nanette H. Yoshimi and Lynelle K. McKay; brothers Robert and Thomas Kawachika; sisters Hatsumi Yoshimura and Ellen and Connie Kawachika; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Estella Yotama

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July 16, 2011
Estella Yotama, 39, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. She is survived by husband Daniel Francis K.K. Kekuewa; sons John and Tinilau Alfred, Micka White andJames, Shane and Ekolu Kekuewa; daughters January and April Kekuewa; father Katoli; brothers Hele, Yotama and Luka; sisters Faaiuso, Eotutu Binejao, Cathleen Joel and NeleenPejang; and a grandchild. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center. Services:11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

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