Archive for September 7th, 2011

Jun Gano Balisacan

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July 28, 2011
Jun Gano Balisacan, 59, of Ewa Beach, a Hawaii Medical Center East security officer, died in Aiea. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Linda; sonJojo; daughter Leslie; mother Victorina; brothersHenry and Petrocinio; sisters Warlita Romero, Filipinas Alcon, Estrella Camaddo, Amparo Benito, Bella Paz Corpuz and Norma Valdez; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lois F. Chuckey

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Aug. 14, 2011
Lois F. Chuckey, 90, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died inIsland NursingHome. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Wilhelm K. Fuller; brothers Vincent, Joseph and Frank Rodrigues; sisters Agnes R. Silva, Vanzie Marks, Lani Sylva, Betty Chang, Alma Denning and Sandra Gomes; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:45 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Dr. William A. Renti Cruz

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Aug. 31, 2011
Dr. William A. Renti Cruz, 72, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired Kauai Medical Clinic physician, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wifeErcelly; son Daniel; daughters Diana Honjiyo and Dena Renti Cruz; brother Abraham; and sistersPerlita Mararagan, Trinidad Larson, Elizabeth O’Donnell and Saturnina Rehwaldt. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery,Hanapepe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Roger Lloyd Dailey

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Sept. 1, 2011
Roger Lloyd Dailey, 65, of Makawao, Maui, a part-owner of Aloha Cowboy, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Santa Ana, Calif. He is survived by wife Rene Wineland, son Charlie, daughter Shawn Hanlon, sister Barbara Cammack and four grandchildren. Celebration of life at a later date. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Florida Butac Galapir

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Aug. 19, 2011
Florida Butac Galapir, 87, of Koloa, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in thePhilippines. She is survived by brother Bilarmino, sister Pacita and caregiver Arlene Sagucio. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Services:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Koloa Public Cemetery.

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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. Pascual and Linda T. Hayashida, sister Vivian Nakamura and Satsuki Nishida, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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David Walker Andrews Jr.

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Aug. 25, 2011
David Walker Andrews Jr., 84, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Veronica, sons David III and Alva, daughters Jneva Nakama and Avis Suster, sister Minnie Wilson, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala LaulaniSt., Salt Lake. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ernest Kalikolehuaokalani KaeoJr.

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Aug. 29, 2011
Ernest Kalikolehuaokalani Kaeo Jr., 74, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor NavalShipyard naval police officer and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Herbert, Francis,James, Ernest III, Benjamin and Walter; daughters Doreen Ellison and Debra Lono, sister Victoria Valente, 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Susan Elena Mahealani Kahawai

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Aug. 26, 2011
Susan Elena Mahealani Kahawai, 60, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by hanai daughter Trisha-Lynn Noa; brother Thomas I. Jr.; and sistersMarion Smith, Noreen Cook, Karen Noa, Sunday and Vanessa Kahawai, and Delphine Rabanes. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church. Services: 7 p.m.

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Sarah Kaimi Kalakau

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Aug. 1, 2011
Sarah Kaimi Kalakau, 48, of Honolulu died in KuakiniMedical Center. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by companion Anyas Lasua; son Kawika; mother Evangeline; brothers Paul and Albert Kalakau, and Kulani Kukahiko; sisters Carol and Pauline Kalakau, and Kanani Kukahiko; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

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Jim Keelan

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Aug. 24, 2011
Jim Keelan, 81, of Arvada, Colo., a former Star of the Sea priest and an educator, died. He was born in Denver. He is survived by wife Fran, sons Kevin and Kenny, brother John and three grandchildren. Services held in Colorado.

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Barbara Kikue Kodama

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Aug. 30, 2011
Barbara Kikue Kodama, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Leahi Hospital secretary, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alan K., brothersArthur S. and Donald H. Oishi, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Services: 6 p.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Makaio Alvin Mahuna

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July 5, 2010
Makaio Alvin Mahuna, 60, ofSanta Clarita, Calif., formerly of Maui, a Universal Studios prop master, died in Santa Clarita. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Lance; mother Nora; stepmother Kay Mercado; brothersMichael and Nathan Mercado, and Gordon Estrella; sisters Blanche Estrella, and Doreen, Dianne and Cathie Mercado; and a grandchild. Services:10 a.m. Saturday at Hilo Bayfront canoe-landing area. Casual attire.

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Edna Sachiko Mitani

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Aug. 29, 2011
Edna Sachiko Mitani, 83, of Honolulu, a dental assistant, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Blake S., sons Colin K. and Craig H., sister Amy Amazaki and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Chow Hee Mow

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Aug. 21, 2011
Chow Hee Mow, 79, of Honolulu, a retired chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Yun Ling, son Willard, daughters Cindy Mow and Nancy Hargreaves, brothers Kam Heung and Kyau Tow, sister Wah Yee Kam and two grandchildren. Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Catalina Viernes Ramones

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Aug. 9, 2011
Catalina Viernes Ramones, 80, of Aiea, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Lanao Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Al, Joe, William and Jeffery; daughtersNorma Carnate, Juliana Ramones, Susan Dalere andWilma Sumaoang; 23 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Burial:1 p.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Margaret M. Kekulalani Silva

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Aug. 24, 2011
Margaret M. Kekulalani Silva, 91, of Waianae, a state Department of Education cafeteria worker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robin Sr.; daughter Melody Kamaka; brothers George Sr., John and Patrick Yomes; sisters Nora Mamizuka, Harriet Beese and Elizabeth Arquette; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church,Waianae. Services: 10:15 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head MemorialPark. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Samuel P. Wahilani Sr.

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Aug. 18, 2011
Samuel P. Wahilani Sr., 70, of Nanakuli, a retired heavy-equipment operator for Waste Management of Hawaii, died in Nanakuli. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane; sons Samuel P. and Kanani M.; daughter Sherron; sisters Marylou Kaawa-OleOle, Noreen Kaalekahi, Corinthian Lapinig and Pu‘ena Wahilani; hanai daughter Eva Eli; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Claude T.Y. Wong

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Aug. 21, 2011
Claude T.Y. Wong, 70, of Honolulu, a retired restaurateur, entrepreneur and Hawaii National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joveta J.; sons Claude Wong Jr., Robert Yukutake and Yip Yau Izumi; daughters Barbara Ioli, Deanna Fulgoni, Gwendolynn Dulley, Roblynn Rall and Stephanie Collins; brothers Robert, Charles, Alvin and Roland; sisterRoberta Leung; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome; no wreaths.

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