Archive for September 5th, 2011

Geronimo C. Abad

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Aug. 17, 2011
Geronimo C. “Ering” Abad, 71, of Waipahu, a retired Zippy’s Restaurant employee in Waipahu, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Cagutongan, Pilar, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mercedes C.; sons Rey, Gerry, Godfrey and Zaldy; daughters Merlita, Beverly and Glory; parents Mauro and Romana; brothers Gregorio, Nestor, Roger, Salvador and Arthur; sisters Leticia Cabanero, Prudencia Menor and Francisca Pagarigan; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Filipino United Church of Christ in Waipahu, 94-1366 Hiapo St. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Jennie W.H. Baker

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Aug. 27, 2011
Jennie W.H. Baker, 82, of Kailua, a Young Laundry laborer, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wilson J.; sons Lee A. and Jim S.; brothers Calvin, Clarence, Alton and Delanor Lee; sisters Phyllis Lim and Mildred Chun; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. next Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veteran Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Paulo Collado Bueno

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Aug. 11, 2011
Paulo Collado Bueno, 77, of Kapolei, a retired aircraft mechanic and Philippine air force veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Bo. 23, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes M.; sons Napoleon, Alex, Jimmy and Aris; daughters Lita Griffin, Amy Carganilla and Jane Bueno; brothers Buena Ventura and Freddie Bueno; sisters Pacita Doton and Reynalda Batoon; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Paul’s Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Dorothy Theresa Fernandez

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Aug. 23, 2011
Dorothy Theresa “Dottie” Fernandez, 69, of Waipahu, a Department of Education lunchroom monitor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jerry H. Duh, daughter Kathlene Waltjen, sister Ethel Soares, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Lena Henrietta Frommer

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Sept. 2, 2011
Lena Henrietta Frommer, 90, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Melrose Park, Ill. She is survived by daughters Francine Frommer Baker, Barbara J. Genaro and Nadine M. Frommer; brother Sma Palermo; sisters Marie Monsour and Rosalie Biscan; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services held.

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Feliza Mariano Gacutan

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Aug. 17, 2011
Feliza Mariano Gacutan, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Waikiki Beachcomber hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Sarmingan, Burgos, Philippines. She is survived by son William and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. No black attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Jared Mikio Hamada

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July 12, 2011
Jared Mikio Hamada, 54, of Pearl City died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Dahlia; brothers Spencer, Miles and Elden; and sister Kandi. Private services.

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Mabel Bok Soon Han

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Aug. 20, 2011
Mabel Bok Soon Han, 86, of Honolulu, a rental property owner and manager, died in Manoa Senior Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael A. and Dane S., daughter Diane S. Han Goo, sister Ruby Kim and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Saturday at the Korean Christian Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Oahu Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and gifts, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

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Larry Isao Hayashida

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Aug. 23, 2011
Larry Isao “Saburo” Hayashida, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired College Walk Appliance and Jewelry watch repairman, died. He was born in Kailua-Kona. He is survived by son Brian M., daughters Mary M.K. Pascua and Linda T. Hayashida, sister Vivian Nakamura, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Frank Kaheleluli Mendiola II

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Aug. 30, 2011
Frank Kaheleluli “Beava” Mendiola II, 64, of Hilo, a County of Honolulu refuse worker and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Blanton Mendiola; daughters Danielle and Frances Mendiola and Lovie Mendiola-Shumaker; brothers Yala, Jimmy and Naune Napuunoa; sisters Sharon Fernandez, Eileen Asprer and Charlotte Hammons; former wife Penelope Mendiola; and 10 grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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Wallace Mitsumaru Imamura

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Sept. 2, 2011
Wallace Mitsumaru Imamura, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility operations superintendent, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy M., sons Wallace Jr. and Glenn David, daughter Myra P., brothers Albert and Robert, sisters Muriel Yamauchi and Helen Watanabe, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Kimiko Izawa

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April 14, 2011
Kimiko Izawa, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired teacher of disabled children, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by son Glenn, daughter Mia Ng, sister Yoriko Yokoyama, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kuni T. Kagawa

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April 30, 2011
Kuni T. Kagawa, 106, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hiolani Care Center at Kahala Nui. She was born in Chiba, Japan. She is survived by son George T., daughter Eleanor S. Harada, eight grandchildren and six great-grand -children. Private services held. Donations suggested to Harris United Methodist Church Preschool.

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Clarence Lord Kahaku Keli’ikoa

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Aug. 4, 2011
Clarence Lord Kahaku “Boone” Keli’ikoa, 64, of Waianae, a coach for the Waianae Tigers Pop Warner Football Association, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Denice; sons Kaleo and Ilima; daughters U’ilani and Malia; brothers Dennis and Glenn; sisters Nani Lactaoen, May Moses, Meryl Stone, Adele Keliikoa and Dorcus Palakiko; hanai sons Lydel Chinen and Shon Chinen; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wilma Ione Mata

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Aug. 31, 2011
Wilma Ione “Bucky” Mata, 73, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired U.S. government executive secretary, died. She is survived by husband Larry; son Robert; daughters Sharlene and Sheana Mata and Marianne Sheldon; sister Carol Ervin; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihue. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial to be held at a later date.

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TSUGIE MATSUMOTO

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TSUGIE MATSUMOTO

Age 93, of Mililani, formerly of Aiea, died on August 24, 2011 at Hawaii Medical Center West. She was a retired private housekeeper and was born in Kula, Maui.

She is survived by sons, Roy M. (Gayle) Matsumoto, Randall M. (Georgie) Matsumoto; daughter, Sandra M. (Bryon) Yonemura; sister, Mitsue Suehisa; 7 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughter, Vivian M. (Stanley) Kage.

Private services held. No monetary offerings.

Rosemarie Joan McMillen

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Aug. 20, 2011
Rosemarie Joan McMillen, 86, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis R.; daughters Joan A. Tanner, Georgia A. McMillen and Marth M. Grant; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Silvino Q. Mendoza

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Aug. 12, 2011
Silvino Q. Mendoza, 97, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons John and Nicasio; daughter Felicidad Augustin; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Friday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Pearl Hatsumi Nakagawa

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Aug. 16, 2011
Pearl Hatsumi Nakagawa, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired state Department of Education clerk for the Windward district schools, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by husband Herbert H., sons Eric S. and Steven Y., brother Stacy T. Taniguchi, sister Sophie S. Kutaka and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Jan Akemi Nakahara

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Sept. 2, 2011
Jan Akemi Nakahara, 57, of Hilo, Golden Shears Beauty Salon proprietor, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother Miles, sister Diana Tomori and hanai sister Helene Makuakane. Private services.

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Reiko Nakamura

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Aug. 20, 2011
Reiko Nakamura, 75, of Kailua, a retired secretary at Shredded Foam of Hawaii, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Herbert T., daughter Carol S. and brother Ichiro Ito. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Satsuki Nishimura

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Aug. 23, 2011
Satsuki “Sats” Nishimura, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Albert C. Kobayashi payroll clerk, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard “Aki”; sons Mark K. and Steven A.; daughter Caryn A.; brother Masato Meguro; sisters Shizuka Nishimura, Haruyo Uejo and Kimiko Apo; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Donald Dean O’Hare

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Aug. 25, 2011
Donald Dean “Don” O’Hare, 90, of Kula, Maui, an Air Force captain who served in World War II, a construction worker, architect, designer and draftsman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Superior, Wis. He is survived by wife Luana R., son Paul Merritt, daughters Sandy Evans and Peggy Lowe, brother Grant Perkins, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services to be held at his residence in Kula. Call 264-0183.

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Masateru Oketani

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Sept. 2, 2011
Masateru Oketani, 88, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. machinist and Paauhau Sugar Co. employee, died at home. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Tomoe “Violet”; sons Denis, Alan and Arthur; sisters Akino Honda, Fujiko Rillanos, Yoshie Kuroda and Clara Murakami; and nine grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hamakua Jodo Mission in Paauhau. Services: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Kiyo Oshiro

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July 30, 2011
Kiyo Oshiro, 89, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in Yamagata, Japan. She is survived by sons Roger K. and Barry M., daughter Anne Nakamoto, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services held. Inurnment to be held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Harriet Mililani Pa

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Aug. 12, 2011
Harriet Mililani Pa, 65, of Waianae, a sales supervisor, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Hoolehua, Hawaii. She is survived by companion William Haraga; brother Milton; sisters Helene Corenevsky, Ku’ulei Soriano, Nalani Hose and Kau’ilnai Catro; and a hanai grandchild. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Yvonne Patricia Phillips

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YVONNE PATRICIA PHILLIPS

68, of Kailua, died July 3, 2011
at home. She is survived by Tony Oliva, daughter, Robert Oliva Sr., son and Patricia (Kent) Iwami, daughter; Nichole Calnan, hanai daughter; Arthur Oliva, former husband; 4 sisters; 7 grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Borthwick Mortuary, Saturday, Visitation at 9:00 am; Services at 10:00 am.

Deysia Kamakanahiwahiwa Rodrigues

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Aug. 23, 2011
Deysia Kamakanahiwahiwa Rodrigues, infant daughter of Kahiwahiwa and Dietrick of Honolulu, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Damion; sister Deivalyn; grandparents Darren Rodrigues Sr., Darrilyn Pomroy and Joe Jr. and Momi Anakalea; great-grandfather Herbert and Sandra Teixeira and Lawrence Akamine; and great-great-grandparent Doris DeRego. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: noon. Aloha attire.

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Ikaika Peter Smith

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Aug. 27, 2011
Ikaika Peter “Little Prince” Smith, infant son of Tina Smith and Gabriel Magbanua of Kailua-Kona and Lihue, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by sister Alexzandria; brothers Christian Seigfried and Daniel and Francisco Smith-Magbanua; and grandparents Carrie Henas and Roman and Ellen Magbanua. Services to be held at a later date.

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Elsie Mitsumi Thames

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Aug. 26, 2011
Elsie Mitsumi Thames, 86, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in Pauwela, Maui. She is survived by husband Paul, son Ron, daughter Nancy Ohashi, 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m.

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