Archive for September 11th, 2011

Sotero Elorita Aguinaldo

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Sept. 3, 2011
Sotero Elorita Aguinaldo, 78, of Honolulu, a retired construction worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bangui, Philippines. He is survived by mother Martina Saoit; brothers Elemelec Aguinaldo and Marley Saoit; and sisters Nueme Cadavona, Selita Saoit and Lory Sherman. Visitations: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: noon Saturday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Sophia K. Adams Akui

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Aug. 24, 2011
Sophia K. Adams Akui, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired manager of Whitney’s in Kaneohe, died in Kailua. She was born in Koolau-poko, Hawaii. She is survived by sons David M. III, William H. and Daniel K.; daughter Sophia K.T. Kaneakua; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea/Vineyard chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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William Chandler Alo

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Sept. 1, 2011
William Chandler Alo, 96, of Kahului, a former clerk for the Maui County auditor’s office, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughters Jocelyn Vida, Carole Davis, Elaine Binkie and Mona Hashimoto; hanai son Mark Alo; brother Roland “Kamakau”; granddaughter and caretaker Billi-Jo Spenser; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sachiko Aoki

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Aug. 24, 2011
Sachiko “Mae” Aoki, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Musashiya & Fashions by Hino salesperson, died at home. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Michael Y.; daughters Roberta R. Kan and Elizabeth Y. Nettle; sisters Emiko Sato, Helen S. Maruyama and Grace T. Sato; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nichiren Mission of Hawaii, 33 Pulelehua Way. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Julia Prudencio Bugado aka ” Grandma B”

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JULIA PRUDENCIO BUGADO AKA “GRANDMA B”

95, of Hilo, a retired retail clerk for the former Ah Mai & Co, died Sept. 3, 2011 in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre in Kaneohe. Survived by Sons: Joseph R. Jr. of California & Gilbert (Dolores) of Hilo; Daughters: Gloria (Allen) Louis of Honolulu and Shirley Bugado of California; Granddaughters: Renee P. Louis, Phd of Hilo & Kanani (David) Laubach of Hilo; Grandsons: Michael (Martha) Pritchett of Texas, Shawn Pritchett of California, & Brad Bugado of Honolulu as well as five great grandchildren; Sisters: Adelaide Irwin of Texas , Florence Prudencio of Oahu, Mildred Lucas of Hilo, Isabell Sampaia of Hilo; Brothers: Albert of California and William of Hilo; & numerous cousins, nieces & nephews.

Visitation: Friends may call at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Wednesday, 9/14/11, 8:30-9:30 a.m, Mass at 10:00 a.m., and burial at Homelani Memorial Park followed by lunch. The family requests casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. – Hilo

Deborah Renee Bergen

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Aug. 7, 2011
Deborah Renee Bergen, 38, of Hilo, a security guard, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in California. She is survived by hanai daughter Alishiya Jose; sister Rosa L. Villalobos; hanai brother Wally Snedeker; and hanai sisters Jamie Lester, Laylene Willet and Colleen and Jody Perreira. Memorial services: noon Saturday at Leleiwi Beach Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Felicidad A. Calaramo

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Aug. 25, 2011
Felicidad A. Calaramo, 85, of Kihei, a retired food preparation worker, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Abraham; daughters Rosalia Flores, Erlinda Maruquin, Imelda Ancheta and Rebecca Marcos; sister Francisca Gamiao; 23 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren. Visitations: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9:45 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Irmgard Castillo

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Aug. 10, 2011
Irmgard Castillo, 83, of Poulsbo, Wash., formerly of Kauai, an entertainer, died in Poulsbo. She was born in Starnberg, Germany. She is survived by son Phillip; daughters Susan Santiago, Betty Mumm and Caroline Heil; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Bruce “Bear” Michael Chong

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BRUCE “BEAR” MICHAEL CHONG

Age 43, of Honolulu, died on August 31, 2011 at Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. He was an employment instructor with Lanakila Pacific Workforce Resources.

He is survived by parents, Wendall K.W. and Aileen R. Chong; brother, Ryan T.H. (Cori) Chong; grandmother, Sadako Nakatani; nephew, Evan Chong.

Visitation 12:30 p.m. Saturday (9/17) at Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave., 2 p.m. service. Casual attire. No flowers.

Joaquin Domingo

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Sept. 4, 2011
Joaquin “Joe” Domingo, 74, of Hilo, a carpenter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina, Maui. He is survived by daughters Rhonda Nacino and Ramona and Jocelyn Domingo; brothers Aracadio Cabato and Mauricio D. and Herman Cadiam; sisters Isabella Acosta, Julia Hard, Filomena Mortel, Rosita C. Thompson, Cynthia Nishijo and Lorraine Mahi; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Fellowship, 840 Kupulau Road. Services: 3 p.m.

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Nancy Toyoko Hiromasa

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Sept. 7, 2011
Nancy Toyoko Hiromasa, 89, of Waimea, Hawaii, a beautician, a former owner of the Parker Ranch Beauty Shop and a crossing guard at Waimea Elementary School, died in Captain Cook. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Tetsuo, son Dane, daughters Cheryl McMillan and Lisa Inouye, sister Evelyn Fujimoto, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John Abiley Jr.

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Aug. 11, 2011
John Abiley Jr., 65, of Waipahu, a mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Gail Sawaguchi; sons Jerome, Nelson and Darrel; daughters Lisa Leonard, Shannon, Kanani and Tanya Abiley, and Dareal Barcelona and Daraeanne King; brother Larry; sister Yolanda; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Orencio Calivoso Calapini Jr.

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Aug. 28, 2011
Orencio Calivoso Calapini Jr., 57, of Honolulu died in the Philippines. He was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Helen; son Marvin; mother Filipinas Basug; brothers Florante, Manolito and Emmanuel; and sisters Lita Moses and Orefil Lagundino. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Sept. 18 at Valley of the Temples.

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James Henry Hudson Jr.

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July 31, 2011
James Henry Hudson Jr., 81, of Lagazpi City, Philippines, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Coast Guard petty officer first class, died in Lagazpi City. He was born in Central Falls, R.I. He is survived by wife Flordeliza, son Michael, daughter Jane Higdon, two brothers, two sisters and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Heali‘i Kuheleloa Keawe

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Sept. 4, 2011
Heali‘i Kuheleloa Keawe, 23, of Waianae, a student, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Mitchell Sr., mother Momi, and brother Mitchell Jr. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Janet Ruth Kelsey

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Sept. 8, 2011
Janet Ruth Kelsey, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Castle High School English teacher, died. She was born in Oil City, Pa. She is survived by sons Christopher, Jason and Cameron; daughter Anne Hammond; brother Richard Call; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Barbara Kikue Kodama

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BARBARA KIKUE KODAMA

Age 73, of Palolo Valley, passed away August 30, 2011 at the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu.

She is survived by son Alan K. (Trisha), brothers Arthur S. (Betty) and Donald H. (Yvette) Oishi, and two grandchildren Alisha and Robi.

Visitation: 5 pm Monday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Services: 6 pm.

Marcella Kuboyama

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Aug. 30, 2011
Marcella “Marcy” Kuboyama, 78, of Kapaa, a homemaker and astrologer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hennepin, Minn. She is survived by husband Kazuo; son Henry; daughter Lorry; sisters Lavalle and Laverne Kiyabu and Vivian Yamane; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services held.

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Leora Opu‘ulani Mahoe

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Sept. 2, 2011
Leora Opu‘ulani Mahoe, 63, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons John Jr., Harry “Vance” and Cramer; brothers Abraham and Walter Manuia; sisters Lily Holbrook, Lovette E. Crowley, Mildred U. Lyons and Jurene Manuia-Malakaua; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Michael Edward Kalani Maxilom

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Aug. 29, 2011
Michael Edward Kalani Maxilom, 56, of Kaneohe, a U.S. Postal Service retiree and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Ivan Maxilom and Sheldon Sonido; daughters Michelle and Rachael Maxilom and Shayna Sonido; brothers Harry “Oogie,” Cyrus “Sharky,” Keith “Kini,” Don, Dave and Tyrell; and sister Lynda Lamb. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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David Albert Mckinney

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Aug. 31, 2011
David Albert Mckinney, 60, of Honolulu, a licensed clinical social worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hamilton, Ohio. He is survived by brother Jerry and sister Ruthann Garrod. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Laura Kikuelii Miyamura

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Aug. 24, 2011
Laura Kikuelii Miyamura, 43, of Honolulu died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Henry, brother Michael and sister Liza Kaniho. Private services held. No monetary offerings.

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Jeffrey Banning Pagaduan

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Aug. 30, 2011
Jeffrey Banning Pagaduan, also known as “Jeff” and “Opihi Man,” 48, of Kailua-Kona, a journeyman carpenter and a fisherman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by daughter Michelle Talbit; mother Syl Ahlo; brothers Alfred and Eugene Pagaduan, Gem Ahina and Jerry Conn; and sisters Kerisa Carmelo, Pammie Bedsaul and Tabu Ahlo. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Old Airport Pavilion #3. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dennis Paulele Peneku

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DENNIS PAULELE PENEKU

Of Waimanalo passed away peacefully at Castle Hospital. He became a skilled mason, specializing in swimming pools. He was a former president of the “Alii’s of Hawaii motorcycle club.

Predeased twin brother Dean (Dino). Survived by Wife: Ranee, Son Dennis Jr. Daughter, Rebecca, Sister Paulette Enos, 3 grandchildren, and Mother In Law Mae Pimental and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation 10 a.m. Services 11 a.m. Saturday Sept. 17 at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Inurnment. No Flowers

Shirley Ann Racadio

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Sept. 3, 2011
Shirley Ann Racadio, 54, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Emery; sons Chucky Enomoto, Lance Espania and Landon Laborte; daughters Sherry and Raynette Racadio and Clara M. Visitacion; brothers Alfredo, Bernard, Patrick, Ricky, Paul D. and Abraham; sister Myra Kuaana; and five grandchildren. A celebration service and potluck will be held at noon Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park.

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Robert Charles Rodrigues

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Sept. 2, 2011
Robert Charles Rodrigues, 78, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and an Oahu Plumbing & Sheet Metal retiree, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn K.T.; sons Stephen B.K. Warner and Charles E. and Thomas I. Rodrigues; sister Eloise Moniz; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Florence Delos Santos-Marton

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Sept. 8, 2011
Florence “Barbie Lady” Delos Santos-Marton, 79, of Kailua, the owner of Hawaii Loves Barbie Museum, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John; son Gordie Lat; daughters Shirl Laroche, Florence Jacinto and Mela Kealoha-Lindsey; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Charles K. Konanui Sr.

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Aug. 26, 2011
Charles K. Konanui Sr., 83, of Hilo, a retired heavy equipment operator, died in the Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Opihikao, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Juanita; sons Charles K. Jr. and Pumehana H.; daughters Pi‘ilani C. Luis, Junedale U. Tavares, Emily K. Hauanio, DonnaLynn Y. Balai and Miriam Anna P., Kelly C. and Loriann Y. Konanui; brothers Joseph Naeole and Bernard Konanui; 35 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren. Private services held.

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Frederick Dean Woodby Sr.

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Sept. 1, 2011
Frederick Dean Woodby Sr., 74, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Honolulu Police Department police officer and a Navy veteran who served in Vietnam, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Rochester, Mich. He is survived by son Frederick Jr., daughters Karen Maldonado and Sheri Sumalpong, brother William, sister Audrey Deland, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services held.

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Stephen Keoni Tagaca

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Sept. 1, 2011
Stephen Keoni Tagaca, 37, of Kailua-Kona, an automotive mechanic and co-owner of No Limitz Auto Repair, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Stacia-Lynn Elia-Tagaca, mother Vicky, brother Jeffrey and sisters Kathleen and Cheryl. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. James Episcopal Church in Waimea. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church in Paauilo. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the church’s cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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