Archive for October 31st, 2011

Alice Valentine Aona

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Oct. 18, 2011
Alice Valentine Aona, 89, of Honolulu, a retired surplus clerk for the Department of Army and former payroll clerk for Roberts Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert C. “Bob”; son Robert W.H.; daughters Charlotte and Yvonne Aona and Naomi Eck; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Manoa Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1560 S. Beretania St., Honolulu. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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ROMULA “ROMING” PASCUA INES

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ROMULA “ROMING” PASCUA INES

Age 76, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away October 5, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born September 5, 1935 in Caldaan, Espiritu, Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Worked for the Dole Plantation.

She is survived by sons, Salvador (Euguenia) Ines, Benito (Arlene) Ines; daughters, Lilia Arial, Francisca (Howard) Beck; brother, Rusty (Gloria) Pascua; sisters, Elena Cervantes of Philippines, Felicitas Manuel of
Philippines; 5 grandchildren; many nephews and nieces.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (November 4) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Saturday (November 5) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; (1403 A Californa Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Allen Takeshi Hanaoka Jr.

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Oct. 16, 2011
Allen Takeshi Hanaoka Jr., 44, of Honolulu, an Allen Interiors carpet installer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Allysa, Allyson, Ashlen and Alexis; parents Allen Sr. and Valerie; sisters Barrie Hanaoka and Chantil Kealoha; companion Cindy Shishido; and grandparent Lillian. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 7 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Robert Rios Jr.

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Oct. 6, 2011
Robert “Richard” Rios Jr., 56, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by former wife Donna; son Robert; daughters Misty and Nikita; mother Maria; brothers John Felisi and William, Albert, Bruce and Stanley Rios; sisters Josephine Belford, Mary Vanderstratin, Judith Reed, Katherine Ramos, Shirley Rich, Barbara Ilae, Ruby Hayes and Laurie-ann Rios; and a grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Door of Faith Mission, 89-142 Haleakala Ave., Waianae. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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James Hisaji Kuba

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Oct. 17, 2011
James Hisaji Kuba, 90, of Honolulu, a retired electrical general foreman for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 51, and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua.He is survived by wife Alyce K.; daughters Lisa Tsukayama, Patti Sato and Lea Mukai; sisters Janet K. Yamasaki and Leatrice H. Takushi; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.No flowers.

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Amy D. Kunihisa

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Oct. 14, 2011
Amy D. Kunihisa, 85, of Honolulu, a Moanalua Elementary School retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mark and Neil, daughters Elizabeth Higa and Ann Haioka, brother Ronald Dewa, sister Karen Matsler and seven grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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MOSES MOKE “BUCKY” MANEWA

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MOSES MOKE “BUCKY” MANEWA

Age 69, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away September 29, 2011 in Pearl City. Born November 21, 1941 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired police officer from H.P.D. (30 years). Member of Pearl City Community Church.

He is survived by wife, Betty Jane “BJ” Manewa; daughters, Gordean K. Manewa, Dawnlynn H. (Joey) Moe, Lorna K. (Eric) Mortensen; hanai daughter, Cecelia “Cece” Keliiholokai; brothers, Randolph “Randy” (Candance) Manewa, Nathaniel “Doe- Boy” (Willodeen) Markham, Marcelino “Masa” Bagood; sisters, Minerva “Nona” (Larry) Miguel, Reneevile “Renee” Manewa, Charlavale “Penny” (Joseph III) Kekahuna, Waonette “Rochelle” Kanei; grandsons, Joseph T. Moe Jr., DJ. M.M. Moe, Jonoah J.M. Moe, Aifua S. Moe, Keoni L. Mortensen; granddaughter, Ka’ipolani L. Mortensen; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunties, & uncles.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (November 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

ITSUO “ROBERT” MASUDA

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ITSUO “ROBERT” MASUDA

Age 84, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away October 18, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born February 7, 1927 in Waialua, Hawaii. Retired from U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Postal Services.

He is survived by wife, Emma T. Masuda; daughters, Laura S. (John Deliso) Masuda, Mary Jane Masuda; sister, Doris M. Arita.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (November 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

ETHEL YOSHIKO NAMAE

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ETHEL YOSHIKO NAMAE

Age 93, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away October 9, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born August 14, 1918 in Waialua, Hawaii.

She is survived by sisters, Betty Shinako Villatora, Jennie Akiko (James) Fujii; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews.

Private services were held.

Charles Eikichi Oshiro

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Oct. 6, 2011
Charles Eikichi Oshiro, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Spencecliff cook at Fisherman’s Wharf, died. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yaeko, son Dennis S., daughter Amy Yamoto, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Faith Kawailehuauluwehiokalani Quidachay-Aweau

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Oct. 17, 2011
Faith Kawailehuauluwehiokalani Quidachay-Aweau, infant daughter of Kelcie Quidachay and Lawrence Aweau-Kanui of Waimanalo, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She is also survived by stepsister Kawehi Aweau and grandparents Rawlante Aweau and Faith Kanui and Michael and Hattie Quidachay. Private services.

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Myra Ann Shupe

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Oct. 15, 2011
Mary Ann Shupe, 69, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ralph Garett; daughters Roberta and Leiana Garett, Marie Moore and Kuulei Sills; brother Henry Josiah Jr.; hanai brother Clifford Woodlyn; sisters Margaret Anoc and Melinda Patcho; hanai sister Elizabeth Kamanao; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Tasuke Terao

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Oct. 6, 2011
Tasuke Terao, 96, of Wahiawa, owner of Terao Nursery, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Japan. He is survived by sons Hiroyoshi and George K., daughter Kazue Tsujihara, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Setsuko Watari

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Sept. 10, 2011
Setsuko Watari, 78, of Honolulu, a former Iolani Sportswear employee, died at home. She was born in Ehime, Japan. She is survived by sister Shigeko Kuroda. Private services.

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Martina Tamara Whitehead

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Oct. 7, 2011
Martina Tamara Whitehead, 89, of Waimea, Hawaii, operator of Puukapu Farms on Hawaiian Homestead farmland in Waimea, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Orson Wilcox; daughters Victoria M. Mo‘o, Martina J. Haleamau and Vanetta Enos; sisters Katherine Kelekolio, Laverne Pukahi and Thelma Kamae; 21 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea Second Ward. Services: 10 a.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Laie Hawaii North Stake Chapel on Oahu. Graveside services to follow at Laie Cemetery on Oahu.

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Aurora Young

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Oct. 24, 2011
Aurora Young, 78, of Kahului, a retired cashier at Takamiya Market, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Priscilla E. Veilleux, Deborah D’Anna, Charlene Aperto, Blanche Taheny, and Bernice and Gwendolyn Erece; sister Rosaline Kubota; 28 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Door of Faith Church, Wailuku. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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