Archive for September 3rd, 2011

Vernon Kealoha Campbell

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Aug. 12, 2011
Vernon Kealoha Campbell, 56, of Kaneohe, a cook at Pinky’s Bar and Grill in Kailua, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Phillip and Patrick; and sisters Jeanette Correa, Laverne Pauole and Dalphine Waikiki. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Mary Ann Kanoelani Crowell

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Aug. 16, 2011
Mary Ann Kanoelani “Kanoe” Crowell, 72, of Waimanalo, a retired Leahi Hospital nurse and a Blanche Pope School kupuna, died in Cuzco, Peru. She was born in Moanalua Gardens, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Harold K. Jr.; sonsJames “Kimo,” Harold “Red” and Dean Sr.; daughter Mary Ann “Lani”; hanai daughters Nanette Hee, Pearl Baenanthantha and Mary Ann Ani; brothers Solomon and George Ani and Andrew Leoiki; and sisters Emma Hoohuli, Maizie-Ann Salado, Mildred Sylva, Veronica Wright, Helen Manalo, Mary Ann Halemano, Arlene and Charmaine Haili, Veronica Mutch-Leoiki, Amelia Iese and Elizabeth Leoiki. Visitation:9 a.m. Sept. 10 at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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SAYAKO “SALLY” DELA CUESTA

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SAYAKO “SALLY”
DELA CUESTA

Age 74, of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away August 20, 2011 in Honolulu. Born May 11, 1937 in Makawao, Maui.

She is survived by husband Constancio “Dickie”; son Dexter; brothers Morio Tamayose, Yukio (Kimberly), Tom and Yoshi Tamayoshi; sisters Betty Shimabukuro (Joji), Sue Tamayoshi and Sera Tangjian; nieces; nephews and cousins.

Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday (September 9) at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Elaine Mitchell Deupree

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Aug. 30, 2011
Elaine Mitchell Deupree, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a business owner, died. She was born in Great Falls, Mont. She is survived by son Robert Callaghan, daughters Marykay Whitmer and Carrie Mitchell, brother Jack Mitchell, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice of Kona or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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Irene Gonsalves

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Aug. 22, 2011
Irene “Lorraine” Gonsalves, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gabriel P. Sr., son Gabriel P. Jr., daughters Gail M. and Gwendolyn C., brother Clarence Camara, sisters Arlene White and Velma Silva, 13 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Hermogenes Cipriano Jr.

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Aug. 7, 2011
Hermogenes Cipriano Jr., 79, of Waimanalo, a retired cook and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, died in Temple, Texas. He was born in South Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elizabeth K.; sons Joseph and Hermogenes R. III; daughters Evalani Kanahele, Brenda Cipriano and Ruth Joseph; sisters Vicenta Lapera and Emily Chun; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Orleen Matsuko Kamishita

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Aug. 22, 2011
Orleen Matsuko Kamishita, 84, of Waimea, Kauai, a Big Save and Roberts Tours employee, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Clyde, Edwin and Galen; brother Hideo Takeda; and sisters Fusako, Takako and Yaeko Takeda. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at Waimea Honpa Hongwanji. Casual attire.

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Victor Kopa Kapanui

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Aug. 21, 2011
Victor Kopa “Bruddah Butch” Kapanui, 69, of Papakolea, a building maintenance worker at King’s Alley in Waikiki, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Vince Catudio; and sisters Lenora Kalili, Lani Kapanui and Rosie-Jo Kapanui-Sula. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Victoria Kanani Keka

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April 21, 2011
Victoria Kanani “Vicky” Keka, 76, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker and a housekeeper at the former Hotel King Kamehameha, Pacific Empress Hotel and Islander Inn, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kailua-Kona. She is survived by husband Peter; sonsJohn and Duane Medeiros; daughter Johnna-Lyn Kaiawe; brothers Jesse, Dino and Jesse-Boy Kunewa; sisters Mele Kekai, Aileen Amoy, Lillian Matsumoto and Joanavi Medeiros; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sept. 10 at Kaniohale Recreation Center, Hawaiian Homes in Kailua-Kona. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Moses Nuhi Kunewa

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April 10, 2011
Moses Nuhi “Moke” Kunewa, 58, of Portland, Ore., formerly of Kailua-Kona, a Hawaiian cultural artist in Portland, a recycler in a recycling plant, a fisherman, and a male dancer and drummer for the former Liko Johnson Hula Show, died in Seattle. He was born in Kona. He is survived by companion Debbie Coleman; son Jason; daughter Kali Goglanian; brothers Jesse, Dino and Jesse-Boy; sisters Mele Kekai, Aileen Amoy, Lillian Matsumoto and Joanavi Medeiros; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sept. 10 at Kaniohale Recreation Center, Hawaiian Homes in Kailua-Kona. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Dionisio Lapena Locquiao

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Aug. 18, 2011
Dionisio Lapena “Ben” Locquiao, 68, of Mililani, a U.S. Department of Defense retiree and Navy veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Carolyn C.; son Benjamin C.; daughters Catherine M. Resurreccion, Christina L. Villasana, Cheryl A. Adviento and Clarissa D. Dang; sisters Consolacion Figuracion and Adela San Juan; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave, Mililani. Mass: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani MemorialPark. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dennis Mamoru Makiya

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Aug. 30, 2011
Dennis Mamoru Makiya, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired Big Save Inc. chief financial officer, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Joyce E., sons Scot M. and Brent Y., daughter Kimberly M. Pultz, brothers Michael S. and Kenneth Y., sisters Jane Y. Tesoro and Joyce S. Oshiro, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tsugie Matsumoto

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Aug. 24, 2011
Tsugie Matsumoto, 93, of Mililani, formerly of Aiea, a retired private housekeeper, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons Roy M. and Randall M., daughter Sandra M. Yonemura, sister Mitsue Suehisa, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Hatsumi Matsuno

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July 22, 2011
Hatsumi Matsuno, 93, of Honolulu, a cashier, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in Kaneohe. Private services.

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Connie Kay McCarty

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Aug. 26, 2011
Connie Kay McCarty, 58, of Ewa Beach, a Schofield Barracks Warrior Transition Clinic & Concussion Clinic head nurse, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Great Lakes, Ill. She is survived by husband David, sons David II and Jon, daughter Heather Davis, sister Gayle Thoreson, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 98-1098 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gertrude Rapozo Medeiros

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Aug. 18, 2011
Gertrude Rapozo Medeiros, 88, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress in the garment industry, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Henry Jr., brothers Gordon and Richard Rapozo, sisters Ruth “Pretty” Kort and Betty Kauhi, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a stepgrandchild. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Edythe Kiyoko Nakamura

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Aug. 25, 2011
Edythe Kiyoko Nakamura, 92, of Honolulu, a Tori Richard Ltd. retiree, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary; daughters Anna Yokoyama and Doris Yasuda-Harada; sisters Edna Miyasato, Norma Kuwaye and Nancy Nakaya; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu MemorialPark &Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edith Yoshiko Oya

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Aug. 25, 2011
Edith Yoshiko Oya, 89, of Kaneohe, a retiree for The Blueprint Co., died in Kaneohe. She was born in South Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Iris I. Miyagi; sisters Helen H. Keller, Hanako Higa and Jitsuko J. Rocheford; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Sao Phommavong

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Aug. 30, 2011
Sao Phommavong, 63, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Nongbok, Laos. She is survived by husband Mai, son Thao, brother Pane Thakham and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: noon. Casual attire.

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Jason Kalani Raquedan

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Aug. 15, 2011
Jason Kalani Raquedan, 37, of Kailua-Kona, a Hawaii Petroleum commercial driver on the Big Island, died. He was born in Carson City, Calif. He is survived by wife Rowena, parents August and Josephine; and sisters Jessica and Franchisca Raquedan and Rochelle Oaquino. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 10 at 64-5004 Mana Road (Spencer/Luta residence), Kamuela. Services: 10 a.m.

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Sione Tamiano

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Aug. 5, 2011
Sione Tamiano, 64, of Honolulu, a retired electrician in American Samoa, died in Honolulu. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by daughters Sisamoa Vele, Fetineiai Fulu, Asoiva Matagi, Fatia Tamiano-Bell and Fofoa “Eseta” Tamiano; one brother; two sisters; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaii First Samoan Assembly of God Church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Clifton Yoshinori Teraoka

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Aug. 28, 2011
Clifton Yoshinori “Clif” Teraoka, 68, of Kaneohe, a retired Ron’s Performance Center of Hawaii parts manager, died, He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace N.; stepchildren Alice C. Mahoe, Larrynette R. Ushijima, Grace S. Manago, Audrey Ryan, Darlene C. Brackeen and Mitsuji P. Yamamoto; stepmother Eiko; brother Brian; sister Ellen Yasunaga; 19 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Leinaala Delores Teves

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Aug. 18, 2011
Leinaala Delores Teves, 82, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a former Dole Pineapple Co. supervisor, hairdresser, Punana Leo teacher and Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Harold; sons David, Ehukai, Puuloa and Kamalei; sister Leialoha Handley; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 10 at Pukaana Congregational Church in Kealia. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Arturo Villanueva Tolentino

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Aug. 13, 2011
Arturo Villanueva Tolentino, 62, of Waimanalo, an account clerk for retail sales, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by mother Corazon, brothers Delfin and Gregorio, and sisters Maria Bender and Agnes Tolentino. Private services.

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Vicente Bolosan Viernes

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Aug. 9, 2011
Vicente Bolosan “Cinte” Viernes, 89, of Waialua, a Waialua Sugar Co. retiree, died in Waialua. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Romana B., sons Errol Sr. and Alexander, daughter Josephine “Joey” Vidad, sister Alexandra, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran