Archive for November 6th, 2011

Pearl Leina’ala Akiu

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Oct. 27, 2011
Pearl Leina’ala Akiu, 68, of Waimanalo, a Sheraton Waikiki retiree, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jean L., daughters Leina Sheppard and Leilani Parker, sister Geraldine Book and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Church, Kailua. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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HATSUKO “HACHAN” BRIGHT

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HATSUKO “HACHAN” BRIGHT

Age 80, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away October 11, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born August 8, 1931 in Sendai, Japan.

She is survived by son, Darrell (Joan) Bright; daughter, Grace (Michael) Castro; brother, Choji Abe of Japan; sister, Haruko Abe of Japan; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces and cousins

Private services were held.

Joseph D. Cambra

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Oct. 26, 2011
Joseph D. Cambra, 84, of Lemmon Valley, Nev., a retired Army first sergeant, died in Reno, Nev. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Joe, Bob and Frank; and daughter Cathy. Services: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to VA Hospital in Reno, 1000 Locust St., Building 1, 1st Floor, Room 44, Reno, NV 89502.

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FLORENCE YAN LUM CHANG

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FLORENCE YAN
LUM CHANG

Age 86, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 29, 2011 in Honolulu. Born September 15, 1925 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Florence was formerly employed by the Dole Corporation and member of the First Chinese Church of Hawaii. Preceded in death by son, Herman Chang.

She is survived by husband, Clifford Chang; sons, Brian Chang, Norman (Linda) Chang; daughters, Patricia (Gary) Theemling of NV, Brenda (Rodney) Kiyota; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (November 10) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers, please.

Hoy Chang

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Oct. 14, 2011
Hoy Chang, 95, of Mililani, a retired civil service employee and chief mobility officer at Kapalama Depot, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Theresa M.L., brother Stanley and sisters Charlotte Kop and Margaret Kau. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Amando Arreola Egido

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Oct. 27, 2011
Amando Arreola “Manding” Egido, 74, of Waipahu, a Hawaii National Landscaping landscaper, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Wilfreda; sons William, Fidel, Andres, Nestor, Amando Jr. and Primo; daughters Minerva Garcia and Beatriz and Myra Egido; brothers Tony, Rodrigo and Pablo; sister Juanita Sabado; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Services: 7 p.m. Final services and burial to be held in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dorothy Gaspar

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Nov. 1, 2011
Dorothy “Dolly” Gaspar, 63, of Hilo died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Michael Halican and Eddie and Lopaka Gaspar; daughters Mary Raquedan, Crissy Distehorst, Donna Julissen and Makanani Gaspar; brothers Eugene Kia and Douglas, Ernest and Manny Halican; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Mormon Section. Casual attire.

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Lavina K. Gouveia

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Oct. 30, 2011
Lavina K. Gouveia, 66, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Safeway baker, died at home. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons David and Mark; daughters Debbie Cabrido, Sonya Gouveia, Karen Freitas and Charity Texeira-Figuerres; sisters Deborah Awai, Victoria Moniz, Marilyn Wallace and Irene Browne; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Imogene S. Inouye

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Oct. 28, 2011
Imogene S. Inouye, 64, of Wailuku, an executive administrative assistant in the hotel industry, died. She is survived by uncle Robert Tanaka and aunts Amy Tanaka and Doris Oh. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Church, Wailuku. Mass at noon.

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EUNICE LEINAALA AULD KAINA

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EUNICE LEINAALA AULD KAINA

Eunice Leinaala Auld Kaina, age 86, of Kapahulu, Hawaii, entered the gates of heaven on October 3, 2011. Born December 22, 1924, in Honolulu, to Edith I. and Orlando K. Auld, founders of the Gospel of Salvation Church, Eunice’ early employers included the State of Hawaii and the Spencecliff Corp. She retired at age 47 to care for her father and continued the ministry as Senior Pastor until 2001. As director for the many GOS choirs and Fireman’s Auxiliary Club, Aunty ‘Lala’s’ passion for music gave her the patience and perseverance to teach so many through the years. Eunice’ dedication did not end at music, she became caregiver to many of her family and church members. As a beloved Wife, devoted Mother, inspirational Sister, respected Aunt and the ‘Grammy’ whose love was unconditional, the greatest love she would want to share with you was the love she had for her God.

Eunice is preceded in eternal life by her soul mate Moses Kaina Sr. and is survived by sons, Moses I. Kaina Jr, Aulden K. (Lani) Kaina; daughters, Watty L. Kaina and Auldine (Kalae) Kaina; sister, Jemima (Sidney) Kim; 19 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; 25 great-great grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9-11 am, Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service 11 am & burial 1 pm

PEARL KAUAKAAPUNI KAMAUNU

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PEARL KAUAKAAPUNI KAMAUNU

Age 74, passed away at her home in Kailua on Oct. 25, 2011. Survived by her Kane: Matthew K. Sr., Na Keiki 9, Hala 1, Hanai Keiki 3, Na Mo’opuna 31 ame Mo’opuna Kuakahi 22.
On Nov. 12, 2011 at Baby Makapu’u Beach across from Sea Life Park. Buddhist service at 10 a.m., music and lunch to follow.

KAY KEIKO KIYOHIRO

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KAY KEIKO KIYOHIRO

Kay Keiko Kiyohiro, age 92, of Richmond, VA., formerly of Honolulu, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2011. She is survived by son Ron; daughter Winnie McGill (Bill); sister Shizue Toguchi of Los Angeles; 2 grandchildren and 2 great granddaughters. Kay was retired from Lone Star Hawaii where she worked for many years as a bookkeeper. She was active in her church, Japanese flower arranging and Japanese cultural activities.

Grave side services on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:00 AM at Nuuanu Cemetery, Honolulu. No flowers; no koden.

MARIA S. KU

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MARIA S. KU

Age 77, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 9, 2011 in Honolulu. Born January 18, 1934 in Kahuku, Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, William I. Ku, Sr.; sons, William I. (Paulie-Jean) Ku, Jr. of Molokai, Michael (Irene) Castro; daughters, Memory Ku, Michele Ku, Lorna (Tim) Richard; brother, George Ornong; sisters, Delores Ornong, Primitiva Redoblado; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (November 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Isidoro Laurito

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Oct. 21, 2011
Isidoro “Mingo” Laurito, 49, of Waimanalo, a Grounds Transport bus driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jaslyn “Mina”; sons Mylo, Myka and Myna; daughter Ashley Taito; brothers Leuia, Leuma and Isaako Paleafei, and Roy Laurito; sister Sipepa Taliulu; family chief Uncle Paleafei; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m Friday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Services: 1 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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ERIC SUN LUM

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ERIC SUN LUM

60, Waipahu, died on October 28, 2011, at Queen’s Medical Center. Retired Nuclear Physicist, worked for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for 30 years. Born in Honolulu on 02/03/51, he was the son of the late “Gus” Lum and Bette Lum, who survives. He is survived by his wife, Anne; and sisters, Anita Barend and Yvette Lum. He is also survived by his father-in-law, Robert Craig; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Steven Hinchman and Martha Craig-Hinchman; nephew Craig Hinchman and wife, Amanda; and niece Andrea Hinchman, all of Charleston, West Virginia. Visitation from 9:30-11:00am on Mon. Nov. 7, United Church of Christ-Judd St.; service 11:00 a.m.; burial 2:00 p.m., Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences at www.borthwick oahu.com.

Akiyasu Matsumoto

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Oct. 31, 2011
“Paul” Akiyasu Matsu-moto, 83, of Honolulu, a retired accountant at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons Lance A. and Miles H., daughters Karen S. Sasaki and Merle M. Hamada, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Kevin Allan Morton

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Oct. 22, 2011
Kevin Allan Morton, 53, of Hilo, a retired houseman at Seacliff Resort in Kona and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Newport, R.I. He is survived by wife Shannon G., brothers Tracy and Ulysses L. Jr., and sisters Jennie and Jakki. Graveside services at noon Nov. 14 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Joseph Iao Oba

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Oct. 26, 2011
Joseph Iao Oba, 83, of Maunawili, a retired teacher and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda G.; sons Hugh Whitford and Saichi and Joshua Oba; daughters Huellyn Whitford, Dayna Mora, Anita Kaupiko and Dilla Oba; sister Emogene Martin; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Services: 2 p.m. Free parking.

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CONSOLACION “CONNIE” ESTOCAPIO RIVERA

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CONSOLACION “CONNIE” ESTOCAPIO RIVERA

Age 79, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 21, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born January 30, 1932 in San Fernando, La Union, Philippines. She was a Care Home operator in Hawaii, and California; and also a Beautician for many years.

She is survived by son, James Rivera; brother, Ray Estocapio; sisters, Fely (Frank) Ugalde, Betty (Luzvimindo) Wenceslao, Lettie (Loreto) Andres; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation 5:30-9:00 p.m. Wednesday (November 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Thursday (November 10) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Peggy Rose Spencer

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Oct. 22, 2011
Peggy Rose Spencer, 89, of Ewa Beach, a retired stenographer for the state Department of Land and Natural Resources and collator for the state House of Representatives print shop, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in South Hilo. She is survived by sons Joseph K. III and Timothy J., daughter Susan N. Richey, hanai son Glenn Perry, brothers David and Patrick Marciel, sister Jenny Tokunaga, 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Padua of Kailua. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Garden of Love II, lot 183. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Geo Nero Valdez

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Oct. 24, 2011
Geo Nero Valdez, 60, of Hono-lulu, a Times Supermarket courtesy clerk, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leilanie N.; sons Joshua Jed and Jaren Jacob; daughter Jashlen Joy; brothers Renato and Bert; and sisters Cristeta Gagua, Norma Lee, Lilia Espiritu and Betty Rumbaoa. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Full Gospel Temple, 2464 N. School St. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the temple. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Richard Takeshi Yoshida

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Oct. 26, 2011
Richard Takeshi Yoshida, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. drafting supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife May H., sons Gregory T. and Steven R.T., daughters Melanie C. Sumida and Kimberlie M.M. Tamori, mother Momoyo, brothers Herbert and Wayne, sisters Lillian Uedoi and Elaine Takahashi, and 11 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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