Archive for October, 2011

Horace Sadao Kanno, Jr

Posted On October 28th, 2011 -

HORACE SADAO KANNO, JR

Formerly from Oahu. On October 8, 2011, passed away at age 82 in Gig Harbor, WA. After military service during the Korean Conflict he went to work as a firefighter at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu and rose to assistant fire chief. During those years he raised a family and lead the well-known quartet: The Four Part Hawaiians.
Following his retirement, Horace went on to become the first paid fire chief of the Key Peninsula-PCFPD #16. After 36 years of service to his communities, Horace finally retired in 1994.
Horace leaves behind his wife, Anne Marie; children Darelyn Moana Arter, Keith, Michael and Robert Kele; their spouses; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; sister Phyllis Matsuda; brother Kawika: many nieces and nephews.
Services were held on Saturday, October 22nd at the Haven of Rest Chapel, W, Gig Harbor. Scattering of ashes on Oahu May 2012.

CLEMENT PATRICK ENOKA JR.

Posted On October 2nd, 2011 -

CLEMENT PATRICK ENOKA JR.

Clement P. Enoka Jr. was born on August 25, 1942 to Clement Patrick Enoka Sr. and Adeline Enoka. He passed away on September 19, 2011 at the age of 69 surrounded by his loving family and friends and dressed in his favorite Manuheali’i shirt.

Born and raised in Papakolea, HI, Clem attended Lincoln Elementary and Stevenson Intermediate before attending Kamehameha School for Boys Class of 1960. In his time at Kamehameha Schools, Clem excelled at many subjects and sports including basketball, football, and shot put. He also paddled with Waikiki Surf Club, paddling the Moloka’i Channel five times.

Sergeant Clem Enoka had 27 years of service with the Honolulu Police Department in Patrol, Head of Parks Police, Crime Reduction Unit in Kailua, Detective, District 3, and District 4. He was a Graduate of “Hanauma Bay”. After his retirement from the HPD, Clem moved on to Director of Security at Waikiki Trade Center for 14 years and Director of Security of Waterfront Plaza-Restaurant Row for 6 years.

Being “Coach Enoka” was a huge part of his life. He coached football at his Alma Mater, Kamehameha Schools, then briefly at Damien Memorial School. At Kamehameha Schools, he coached the Intermediate, JV, and Varsity football teams for 25 years and the Varsity Golf team for 24 years becoming the ILH Golf Coordinator at that time. In his free time, he was an avid golfer and football enthusiast. He was a part of many sports organizations including President of Police Makai Golf Club and NoeNoe’s Patio Mountain-Ball league team. He was the Owner/President of “Golf Tournaments Made Easy” and organized charitable and scholarship fundraisers for many organizations including the American Diabetes Assoc., IREM, BOMA, ASIS, Na Hoku, etc. and PGA and LPGA Oahu Golf Tournaments. He was also a member and on the Board of Directors for the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Maylene K. Enoka; Children: Taryn-Leigh (Titus) Chang, Tanya-Lee (Christopher) Villanueva, Tane-Lynn (Tausagafou “Jerry”) Togia, Clement (Kimberly) P. Enoka III; Hanai Children: Michael Ching; Grandchildren: Tiana-Leigh (Matthew) Paet, Trisha-Leigh Chang, Christopher Paul Villanueva, Tasha-Leigh (Kamuela) Yong, Tierra-Leigh Chang, Schae-Ann Enoka, Trenton Patrick Chang, Jonah Villanueva, ‘Iolani Enoka, Treydon Chang; Hanai Grandchildren: Jerry Faamaile; Great-Grandchildren: Kamaile-Ann Paet, Isaiah Chang-Amaral, Madden ‘Ikena Chang-Soliai; Brother: Clarence (Erleen) Enoka; Sisters: Jerre Jean (Hiram) Kaikaina, Star Nani (Philip) Pai.

Clem will always be remembered for his integrity, humility, and his loving and kind nature. He will forever be a husband, father, brother, papa, coach, and friend. He is greatly missed by all who knew him.

Services will be held at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel on Saturday October 8, 2011. Visitation 12:30pm-2:30pm Services 2:30pm – 3:30pm.

Christian E. Bal Jr.

Posted On October 2nd, 2011 -

Sept. 24, 2011
Christian E. “Kaliko Palo” Bal Jr., 66, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. Services held. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Clement Patrick Enoka Jr.

Posted On October 6th, 2011 -

Sept. 19, 2011
Clement Patrick Enoka Jr., 69, of Papakolea, a retired Honolulu Police Department sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papakolea. He is survived by wife Maylene K.; son Clement P. III; daughters Taryn-Leigh Chang, Tanya-Lee Villanueva and Tane-Lynn Togia; brother Clarence; sisters Jerre Jean Kaikaina and Star Nani Pai; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 2:30 p.m. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Jack William Kamohai Jr.

Posted On October 7th, 2011 -

Sept. 16, 2011
Jack William Kamohai Jr., 88, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a longshoreman and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Jack III, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Louis Soares Jr.

Posted On October 7th, 2011 -

Sept. 25, 2011
Louis Soares Jr., also known as “Al” and “Pinhead,” 73, of Ewa Beach, a retired Dole Co. truck driver, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Judith Dela Cruz; sons Wayne and Glen; daughters Bernadeth Sobrado, Brenda Powell, Debra “Jido” Galvez and Darlene Holt; brother Robert; sisters Patricia Ahsam, Joanne Azevedo and Patti Mendiola; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Albert L. Fraga Jr.

Posted On October 9th, 2011 -

Sept. 9, 2011
Albert L. Fraga Jr., 56, of Honolulu, a vehicle registration clerk, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dianne L.P.; sons Shane and George Cadd; daughters Angela L.M. Cadd and Holly K. Fraga-Lino; mother Geraldine; sisters Terry Silva, Deborah Bee, Alberta Sayurin and Darcie Fraga; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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William Lima Jr.

Posted On October 11th, 2011 -

Oct. 1, 2011
William Lima Jr., 88, of Honolulu, a retired Matson crane operator, died in Honolulu. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Lily Y.N.; sons Rocky, Walter and Warren; daughters Pauline “Nani” Hardy and Melinda Lima; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.†

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Frank Prinea Jr.

Posted On October 11th, 2011 -

Sept. 10, 2011
Frank Prinea Jr., 49, of Honolulu, a painter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Frank III and Brandon; daughter Danelle; parents Frank and Doris; brother Jimmy Hernandez; sisters Rose Tankersley, Belinda Iverson and Gina Ishida; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Richard H. Key Jr.

Posted On October 12th, 2011 -

Sept. 20, 2011
Richard H. “Butchie” Key Jr., 70, of Honolulu, a retired resident manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Robert, Ricky and Randy; brother Arthur; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Terrence Frederick McGee Jr.

Posted On October 13th, 2011 -

Sept. 3, 2011
Terrence Frederick McGee Jr., 66, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kainoa K. and Kalia H. McGee, and Kele P. Stout; daughters Ku‘uleialoha K. McGee and Siouxsie A. Hemenway; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Sunday at Point Panic.

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JOHN K. LEE, JR.

Posted On October 14th, 2011 -

In Loving Memory

JOHN K. LEE, JR.

John K. Lee, Jr., of Agana Heights, Guam passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. He was born on November 8, 1938 in Honolulu, Hawaii to John K. Lee, Sr. and Sui Yin Lam Ryan.

John began his 48 year career at First Hawaiian Bank as a mail clerk in 1958 and relocated to Guam in 1971. He worked his way up to Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of the Guam & CNMI Region before his retirement in 2007.

John was passionate about education and contributed to the Guam Community College by serving on the GCC Foundation Board of Governors for over 20 years. He loved golf, traveling, and most especially spending time with his family. John was named the 1998 Executive of the Year in Guam, and served in a number of other community organizations including the Guam Chamber of Commerce, Guam Visitors’ Bureau, and the American Red Cross.

He is survived by wife Clare Sgambelluri Lee and their children and spouses: Edward G. Lee, Denise Lee Reyes & Edwin Reyes, Robert Cruz and Ana Cid-Cruz, Stephanie Friedman, Joseph Cruz and Kelly Yamashita; sisters: Lenora Lee Cassil, Lila Lee Umiamaka, and Helene Ryan; 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, five brother-in-laws and four sister-in-laws, and numerous other extended family members.

Viewing and Last Respects and Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at the Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Agana Heights on Monday, October 17, 2011.

William John Gilger Jr.

Posted On October 14th, 2011 -

Oct. 5, 2011
William John Gilger Jr., 65, of Waianae, a U.S. Department of Defense retiree and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Northumberland, Pa. He is survived by caregiver Patricia Chow. Private services.

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David Kaluna Kai Jr.

Posted On October 15th, 2011 -

Oct. 4, 2011
David Kaluna Kai Jr., 76, of Pearl City, a Leahi Hospital retiree and an Army veteran, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Carolina; sons Craig, Derek, Bradley and Jason; daughters Verna Lau, Melody Sulliban and Kelly Moniz; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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George Kaaikaula Keoho Jr.

Posted On October 15th, 2011 -

Aug. 16, 2011
George Kaaikaula Keoho Jr., 89, of Hauula, a retired Board of Water Supply supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons George “Boy” III, Ivan and Larry; daughters Rosette “Rosie” Aalona and Wilhelmina “Lani” Bryant; sister Katie Moa; 17 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Hauula Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes (along with ashes of wife, Rose “Loke”) to follow at Hauula Beach Park. Casual attire.

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Kenneth Donald Krueger Jr.

Posted On October 17th, 2011 -

Oct. 10, 2011
Kenneth Donald Krueger Jr., 54, of Kailua-Kona, a fisherman who worked at Honokohau Harbor, died. He was born in Japan. He is survived by wife Vicky. Private services.

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Arthur K. Defries Jr.

Posted On October 18th, 2011 -

Sept. 27, 2011
Arthur K. Defries Jr., 69, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Peter Strickland; numerous stepchildren; brothers David and Roland; sisters Tamar “Kamala” Mersberg, Annaline Spencer and Edie Defries; a grandchild; and numerous step-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waioli Hui’ia Church, Hanalei. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Dudley Cather Browning Jr.

Posted On October 19th, 2011 -

Oct. 9, 2011
Dudley Cather “Uncle Lipu’u” Browning Jr., 65, of Hilo, a retired owner and operator of a cleaning service, and chef and owner of restaurants in Orange County, Calif., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Frederick and Moku, sister Wilhelmina Osborn and hanai brother John Roback. Private services.

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George Kaaikaula Keoho Jr.

Posted On October 19th, 2011 -

Aug. 16, 2011
George Kaaikaula Keoho Jr., 89, of Hauula, a retired Board of Water Supply supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons George “Boy” III, Ivan and Larry; daughters Rosette “Rosie” Aalona and Wilhelmina “Lani” Bryant; sister Katie Moa; 17 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Hauula Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes (along with ashes of wife Rose W. “Loke”) to follow at Hauula Beach Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Ray L. Wilson Jr.

Posted On October 19th, 2011 -

Oct. 10, 2011
Ray L. Wilson Jr., 74, of Danville, Calif., a former president of Dillingham Land Corp. and founder of CB Commercial Real Estate Group of Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by wife Mary, son Brian and daughter Julie. Private services. Donations suggested to cancer research: www.cancer.org or 800-227-2345.

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Neil Joseph Amero, Jr.

Posted On October 20th, 2011 -

NEIL JOSEPH AMERO, JR.

Neil Joseph Amero, Jr., 87, retired Navy Lt. passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at home in Ewa Beach, Hawaii.
Born July 1, 1924 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, he was a member of the Pearl City Elks Lodge, FRA Branch 46, American Legion Post 56 Hawaii, and DAV & VFW.

He is survived by wife Mona Ann Amero; son Lance (Janice) Amero; 3 grand-children and 2 great-grandchildren. Also survived by step-sons Clyde Jr., Michael and Andrew (Pene) Hodges; step-daughters Kenny Ann (Peyton) Sarono and Laurie Ann Hodges (Michael Nagao); 17 step-grandchildren and 23 step-great grandchildren.

A committal service will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery Kaneohe at 11:00 a.m. Celebration of Life: 1-4 p.m. at 94-415 Uanii Place, Waipahu. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com

The family would like to thank the caring and loving staff of Hospice Hawaii.

Neil Joseph Amero Jr.

Posted On October 22nd, 2011 -

Oct. 8, 2011
Neil Joseph Amero Jr., 87, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy lieutenant, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Gloucester, Mass. He is survived by wife Mona; son Lance; stepsons Clyde Jr., and Andrew and Michael Hodges; stepdaughters Kenny Ann Sarono and Laurie Ann Hodges; three grandchildren; 17 step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and 23 step-great-grandchildren. Committal services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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LEON “JUNIOR” GALANO CASTILLO JR.

Posted On October 22nd, 2011 -

LEON “JUNIOR” GALANO
CASTILLO JR.

Age 74, of Ewa, Hawaii, passed away September 29, 2011 in Ewa. Born October 19, 1936 in Ewa, Hawaii. Retired from Oahu Sugar Plantation as a truck driver.

He is survived by wife, Armelina “Amy” L. Castillo; sons, Phil (Florence) Castillo, Alan Castillo; daughters, Deverline (Jerome) Sabog, Kris-Fey (Sam) Kailewa IV; grandson, Donovan “D.J.” Sabog; brothers, Gregorio (Carol) Castillo, George Castillo; sisters, Bennie Pascual of Maui, Esther (“Ludy”) Casil of Maui, numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (October 28) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Thomas K. Awana Jr.

Posted On October 23rd, 2011 -

Oct. 14, 2011
Thomas K. Awana Jr., 70, of Honolulu, a retired Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. planning analyst, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Jamylani Awana and Sheryl Awana-McKenzie, hanai sons Rick Pinto and Roger De Hoyos, mother Mary “Maka” Lee, sister Arlene Lee and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Jacob Kahakai Barros Jr.

Posted On October 23rd, 2011 -

Oct. 19, 2011
Jacob Kahakai Barros Jr., 59, of Waiohuli, Maui, formerly of Maili, a Boeing Ltd. technician and an Air National Guard and Air Force retiree, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Maryann; son Jared K.; daughters Katrinia-Ann K. Oliveira and Joylynn M. Paman; sisters L. Pua Kea, Naomi Kahikina, Rowena Metz and Vicki Paresa; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire.

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Leon Galano Castillo Jr.

Posted On October 24th, 2011 -

Sept. 29, 2011
Leon Galano “Junior” Castillo Jr., 74, of Ewa, a retired Oahu Sugar Plantation truck driver, died in Ewa. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Armelina L. “Amy,” sons Phil and Alan, daughters Deverline Sabog and Kris-Fey Kailewa, brothers Gregorio and George, sisters Bennie Pascual and Esther Casil, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alexander Edward Rice Jr.

Posted On October 29th, 2011 -

Oct. 14, 2011
Alexander Edward “Alex” Rice Jr., 85, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department detective, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Michael D.; daughter Diane S. Lau; brother Woolsey; sisters Hannie Anderson, Lurline Hall and Willie Farias; and five grandchildren. Private services held. Online condolences: www.diamondheadmortuary.net.

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ALLEN TAKESHI HANAOKA, JR.

Posted On October 30th, 2011 -

ALLEN TAKESHI HANAOKA, JR.

44, passed away on October 16, 2011 at 11:00 p.m. He is survived by parents, Allen and Valerie Hanaoka, grand-mother, Lillian Hanaoka, sisters, Barrie Hanaoka and Chantil (Wendell) Kealoha, daughters, Allysa, Allyson, Ashlen, and Alexis Hanaoka, girlfriend, Cindy Shishido.

Service at Hawaiian Memorial, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. Burial to follow at 1:00 p.m. Casual attire. A wonderfully gifted and talented son. We miss him!

Allen Takeshi Hanaoka Jr.

Posted On October 31st, 2011 -

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.

Posted On October 31st, 2011 -

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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