Archive for October 8th, 2011

Kai Manuel Sidmore Castor

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Oct. 1, 2011
Kai Manuel Sidmore Castor, 10, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Technology Academy student, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Alejandro G. and Sommer D.S.; brothers Samuel R. Sidmore and Ryu P.S. Castor; and grandparents Bonnie Lou Sidmore and Alejandrea G. and Eleuterio L. Castor. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Annie S.C.H. Chang

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Sept. 19, 2011
Annie S.C.H. Chang, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Sub Base supply clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Eric, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Salvation Army TSA Kauluwela Mission Corps. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Isidro Alohiokahaku Constantino-Armenta

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Sept. 29, 2011
Isidro Alohiokahaku Constantino-Armenta, infant son of Aleina and Jesus Armenta of Maui, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Tammie L. Feliciano, Desmond Leong, Hermelinda Santos and Juan A. Armenta; and great-grandparents Laverne and Benjamin Fuqua, Isidro Armenta and Selmira Cordero. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ernest V. Corpus

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Sept. 22, 2011
Ernest V. Corpus, 59, of Wahiawa, a carpenter and general contractor, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Yong; son ErnestRyan; daughter Brandiann Yonemura; mother Aurelia; brother George; sisters Leonilla Eligio, Jeanette Monroy, Maxine Castro, Esme Marconi, Arleen Taylor and Mary and Michelle Corpus; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Sandra Elvira Grainger

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Sept. 30, 2011
Sandra Elvira Grainger, 51, of Honolulu, a Sears receiving administrator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fort Carson, Colo. She is survived by husband James B.; son Jimmy; daughters Rachelle and Brigitte; parents Audelia and Carlos R. Martinez; brothers Alonzo, Adrian and Carlos Martinez; sister Elizabeth Weeks; and grandparent Maria A. Carrilla. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Alain Bacani Halili

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Sept. 17, 2011
Alain Bacani Halili, 65, of Kapolei died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Bamban, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Blecilda S., sons Alan and Harlem, daughter Heidi H. Dela Cruz, brother Orlando, sisters Lourdes Limuaco and Melania Webb, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Alexander Halemano In

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Sept. 22, 2011
Alexander Halemano In, 93, of Aiea, a retired quarterman at Public Works Center, Lualualei Naval Ammunition Depot, Nanakuli, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by sons Donald Young and Alexander L. In; daughters Leilani Muzio, Alexis Souza and Betty Jane Fisher; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Frederick Kalauli

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Sept. 24, 2011
Frederick “Fuku” Kalauli, 78, of Ewa Beach, a McCabe Paving retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Mary A. Dudoit; numerous stepchildren; brothers Richard, Randy and Danny; sister Nani Kaeha; caregiver Michael Dilay; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Thomas Tatsunori Kodama

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Sept. 7, 2011
Thomas Tatsunori Kodama, 58, of Pearl City, a warehouse clerk for Macy’s and the former Liberty House, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Dennis and Jason, and sisters Christine Nakasone and Karen Lombardo. Private services held. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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PETE “PEDRING” “PEDRO” DACANAY LACUESTA

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PETE “PEDRING” “PEDRO” DACANAY LACUESTA

Age 78, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away September 7, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born December 10, 1932 in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from City and County of Honolulu.

He is survived by wife, Jaine B. Lacuesta; sons, Peter Lacuesta-Cerezo, Paul Lacuesta, Patrick Lacuesta, Edgar Lacuesta; daughters, Eleanor (Arthur) Rodriguez, Evangeline Lacuesta, Elizabeth Kim Lacuesta, Emelda (Scott) Sadler, Emelinda Lacuesta; 6 grandchildren.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday (October 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (October 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Kazuko Matsukuma

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Sept. 26, 2011
Kazuko Matsukuma, 95, of Kailua, a retired U.S. government clerk at Hickam Air Force Base, died. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by daughter Kiyomi Matsukuma-Young, brother George Shimizu and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Naomi Frances Midbrod

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Sept. 26, 2011
Naomi Frances Midbrod, 61, of Honolulu, a retired Apcoa supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Jesse; daughter Iwi; hanai daughter Elaine K. “Little” Pahio; sisters Lorraine “Hume” Chew, Winona Pavo and Elaine H. Pahio; and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Masao Mikasa

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Sept. 9, 2011
Masao Mikasa, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Board of Water Supply senior construction inspector, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Melvin S., brother Tadayoshi, sister Fujino Kojima and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Kazuo Murakami

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Sept. 28, 2011
Kazuo Murakami, 90, of Hono-lulu, a retired Industrial Welding Inc. supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sueme, son Vernon K., daughters Sharon M. Matsushima and Sandra Y. Goldman, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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George Palakiko

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Sept. 9, 2011
George Palakiko, 91, of Kapolei, formerly of Kapahulu, a retired well driller and former deck hand on the Humuula, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons George Jr. and Frank; daughters Georgieann Elliott, Frances Weiner and Sharon H. Ogata; 15 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Laurentia Ahia Robello

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Sept. 18, 2011
Laurentia Ahia “Bernie” Robello, 70, of Waianae, a retired Assembly of God district secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by husband Owen C. Sr.; sons Owen C. Jr., Sinai K. and Zion K.; daughters Owena-Lee Hooks, Odelle Alcantra, Laurene B. and Joelle Robello, Sylawette R. Kuhiiki and Gaye Keaunui; hanai son Richard Adkins; sister Antoinette Leando; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday. Committal services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire.

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Pacifico Villalon Roque

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Sept. 21, 2011
Pacifico Villalon Roque, 88, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Community Action Program maintenance retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nenita; sons Pacifico Jr., Victorino, Freddie, Perry and Sonny; daughters Romualda Sebastian and Roselie Badua; brother Lauriano; sisters Pacencia Balbren and Lily Callanta; 18 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Carma Joan Saito

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Sept. 14, 2011
Carma Joan Saito, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired sales associate at the former Liberty House china department in Pearlridge Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth K., daughter Lani Roach, stepdaughter Jayne Takahama, mother Norma Briner, brothers Stanford Douglas and Dan Briner, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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LINO GOMES-FALLAU KUUMEHUA KEAHI DE LOS SANTOS

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LINO GOMES-FALLAU KUUMEHUA KEAHI DE LOS SANTOS

Born Dec. 10, 1930 in Honolulu died on August 19, 2011. A U.S. Navy veteren of the Korean and Vietnam wars. A long time resident of Holllywood, CA retired from So. CA Pubic Utilities Com. A beloved brother, uncle and friend who will be greatly missed and in our hearts forever! He is survived by brothers; Gregorio, Jr. and Greg Allen; sisters Velma DeLaura, Georgiana Winden, Sheila Pitts, Vivian Martin and Mary Kay Marcos; and many nieces and nephews. His ashes will come to rest at Punchbowl May 2012. A picture gallery may be viewed online at www.picasaweb. google.com/dlsantos.family.

Ellen Masako Sayegusa

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Sept. 13, 2011
Ellen Masako Sayegusa, 98, of Honolulu, a retired ikebana master at Sayegusa School of Flower Arrangement, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dennis R., six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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EIZO “HOWARD” SUZUKI

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EIZO “HOWARD” SUZUKI

Age 90, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away September 5, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born April 20, 1921 in Lihue, Kauai, HI. Howard was a member of the Hawaii Ironworker’s Union Local 625. He was also a member of the Church of World Messianity.

He is survived by wife, Hatsuye “Gladys” Suzuki; sister, Karen K. Kosaka of CA numerous nieces & nephews.

Private services were held.

Isamu Tarasawa

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Sept. 22, 2011
Isamu “Smokey” Tarasawa, 84, of Kapolei, a retiree from civil service in Camp Zama, Japan, and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Sadako; daughters Candace Tarasawa, Kei Masuda and Michi Hayashi; brother Tsutomu; sisters Hiroko, Kimie and Jane; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Lydia Toledo

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Sept. 5, 2011
Lydia Toledo, 82, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Reed Baptista, daughter Donna Moniz, hanai daughter Corinna Ioane, brother Joseph Thomas, sister Violet Piiohia, six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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George Koyei Tsuha

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Sept. 19, 2011
George Koyei Tsuha, 96, of Honolulu, owner of and photographer for Goldtone Photo Studio, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Lydia and numerous relatives. Private services.

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Janet Kupaia Ulii

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Sept. 1, 2011
Janet Kupaia Ulii, 71, of Hauula, a Laie Elementary School retiree, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jacob K., sisters Mary and Henrietta, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hauula Cemetery. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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