Archive for November 18th, 2011

Teresa Ciego Bautista

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Nov. 6, 2011
Teresa Ciego Bautista, 71, of Las Vegas, an employee of MGM Resort International, died in Honolulu. She was born in Samar, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ignacio Jr.; son Constantine; daughters Cristina Gonzales, Cynthia Young and Caroline Bautista; sisters Myrna Fetizan, Pacita Chen, Antonia Balulao and Carol Dunbar; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 4469 Malia St., Honolulu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Susan Lau Chun

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Sept. 28, 2011
Susan Lau Chun, 94, of Honolulu, a retired public school teacher, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard and sister Yan Cron. Private services.

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Edgar Coldiron

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July 15, 2011
Edgar “Eddie” Coldiron, 38, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on the mainland. No known survivors. No services.

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Katherine Kimie Deai

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Nov. 1, 2011
Katherine Kimie Deai, 80, of Honolulu, a Kapiolani Community College instructor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dean M., daughters Donna D. Taniguchi and Lisa N. Orimoto, sister Hazel Nakabayashi and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Howard Glen Driver

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Nov. 8, 2011
Howard Glen “Big Kahuna” Driver, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Community College English professor and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Wisconsin. He is survived by sister Jeannie “Little Kahuna.” Services to be held on the mainland. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Salvation Army.

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Harry Takemi Fukuyama

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Nov. 3, 2011
Harry Takemi Fukuyama, 88, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and business agent for the Hawaii Carpenters Union Local 745, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Edith H.; daughters Diana T. Ige, Sandra T. Gima and Ellen M. Murakami; brother Robert T.; sisters Doris H. Abe and Nancy N. Woitovitch; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Mitsuko Gushiken

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Nov. 12, 2011
Mitsuko Gushiken, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Lehua Hawaii seamstress, died. She was born in Motobu, Okinawa. She is survived by sons Atsushi and Akihiro, daughters Hidemi Uchida and Katsumi Kometani, brother Yoshio, sisters Masako Furuyama and Yumeko Oshiro, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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John Keali’ika’opunihonua Kaina

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Oct. 30, 2011
John Keali’ika’opunihonua Kaina, 88, of Hauula, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. superintendent and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Olaa, Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Jonnette N. Ubando and Melanie M. Kaina, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Aiko Kayashima Kawasaki

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Oct. 22, 2011
Aiko Kayashima Kawasaki, 86, of Honolulu, a retired office manager at a dental office, died at home. She was born in Glendale, Calif. She is survived by husband Henry; son Ben; daughters Pamela Vennen, Deborah Hobbs, Marcy Morita and Margaret Kawasaki; brother Benjamin Kayashima; sisters Sally Otsuji and Christine Romero; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Kumio Kihara

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Oct. 27, 2011
Kumio Kihara, 83, of Hilo, a retired mechanic from the former Hilo Motors automobile dealership and an Army veteran who served during the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yoshie, son Bradley, daughter Carol Yamamoto, brothers Morris and Tooru, and sisters Masako Kihara and Shizuko Ikawa. Private services.

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Han Mee Kim

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Nov. 15, 2011
Han Mee Kim, 23, of Hilo, a Dosirak Lunch Box counter helper, 2006 graduate of Hilo High School and a student at Hawaii Community College, died at home. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by companion David Son; parents Seong Dai and Hwa Shin Kim; sisters Megan, Esther and Lois; and numerous relatives in Korea. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 181 Oio St., Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Joan Leib

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Oct. 30, 2011
Joan Leib, 80, of Honolulu, a teacher in the Los Angeles school system for 20 years and a substitute teacher at Kaiser and McKinley high schools in Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son Rich, daughter Kathy Feldman, brother Ed Fine and six grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.

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MOLLY ING LOUIS

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MOLLY ING LOUIS

Molly Ing Louis, wife of the late Leighton S.C. Louis, passed away on November 3, 2011. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai on September 4, 1926. She was devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was an avid golfer and world traveler.

She is survived by her sons Stanley (Diane), Richard (Lynnette), and James; grand-children Melissa, Matthew, Michael, and Emily; and her sister Geraldine Young.

Visitation 11:00 am Tuesday (November 22) at Nuuanu Mortuary Chapel; Funeral Service 12:30 pm. Private burial at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Please no flowers.

Arno L. Martin

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Nov. 11, 2011
Arno L. Martin, 87, of Waianae, a retired general foreman in the electric shop at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Ironto, Va. He is survived by sons Gary and Greg, daughter Debra Christensen, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Aiea Methodist Church. Services: 10:45 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrection information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Harry Masato Masuno

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Nov. 7, 2011
Harry Masato Masuno, 87, of Kailua, a retired Honolulu Board of Water Supply lead pipe fitter, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lawrence H., Daniel K. and Glenn M.; brothers Walter K. and Albert K.; sister Ellen Y. Inori; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services held.

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Shigeru Matsunaga

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Aug. 19, 2011
Shigeru Matsunaga, 90, of Kailua-Kona, a retired state Department of Education schoolteacher and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June, sons Arlon and James, daughters Ruth DeMattos and Joan Lichty, sisters Edna Rosa and May Matsunaga, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Itsuji Nishi

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Nov. 7, 2011
Itsuji Nishi, 90, of Waimea, Kauai, died in Lihue. He was born in Camp 6, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yoshiye, sons Geary and Les, daughter Stephanie Quitugua and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Saburo Nishime

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Oct. 26, 2011
Saburo Nishime, 93, of Honolulu, an Army veteran with the 100th Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and a retired Air Force electrician, died at home. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Setsuko, son Dr. Michael L., daughter Dr. Jeanie M., brother Ralph, sisters Tomi Taba and Kiku Okamura, and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Nov. 26 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Internment: 2 p.m. Dec. 22 at the National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Reception to follow at the Club 100 Veterans clubhouse, 520 Kamoku St. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Club 100 Veterans clubhouse or the Legacy Fund at Punahou School.

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Marlys S. Pendleton

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Nov. 3, 2011
Marlys S. Pendleton, 98, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Hollywood, Calif. She is survived by son Raymond, daughter Marsha Thieme and a grandchild. Inurnment held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. A memorial service will be held at Fort DeRussy Chapel at a later date.

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Annie C. Pires

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Oct. 28, 2011
Annie C. “Auntie Annie” Pires, 92, of Honolulu, a Department of Defense civil service retiree, died in St. Francis Hospice, Nuuanu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews Jeff and Mark Chun, and nieces Naiad Chun and Cynthia. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Additional services are pending. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Joseph M. Poole

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Oct. 22, 2011
Joseph M. “Joe” Poole, 81, of Waianae, a retired U.S. Marine who served in the Korean War, an employee with Lualualei Commissary and a Schofield Barracks Commissary retiree, died in Waianae. He was born in Chillicothe, Ohio. He is survived by son Darrell; daughters Roberta Kyle, Debra Sabin, Janice Mantanona, and Cheryl and Linda Poole; brothers Travis, Lamond, Roger, Shelby, Delbert and Avadore; sisters Priscilla Poole and Judy Rhodes; 25 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome.

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Hatsuko Sadamitsu

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Oct. 14, 2011
Hatsuko Sadamitsu, 94, of Lihue, an Inter Island Resorts housekeeper, died in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by sons Stanley, Richard and Wayne; daughters Janice Sadamitsu and Sharon Morita; sisters Chieko Shimizu and Hisayo Hirokawa; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kaoru Sakima

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Nov. 5, 2011
Kaoru Sakima, 91, of Honolulu, a retired City and County of Honolulu engineer, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Owen and Phillip, daughter Valerie DeDera, brother Kogoro and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, west chapel. Services: 2:30 p.m.

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Carlina M. Shuman

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Nov. 8, 2011
Carlina M. Shuman, 54, of Waipahu, a Honowai Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Stephen Mintac, mother Carmen Mintac, brothers Julio and Manuel Mintac, and sister Sylvia Olande. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Diane Marshall Stys

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Nov. 9, 2011
Diane Marshall Stys, 91, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Kilauea, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Pomona, Calif. She is survived by sons Peter and Philip, daughter Juliana Adams and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Shigenobu Tamashiro

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Nov. 4, 2011
Shigenobu Tamashiro, 86, of Pearl City, an Army veteran with the 865th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by daughter Dianne Asato, sisters Elaine Terai and Grace Oishi, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Jane Shizue Tanaka

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Oct. 28, 2011
Jane Shizue Tanaka, 91, of Aiea, a retired Reef Hotel & Edgewater Hotel housekeeper, died at home. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Gregg K., daughters Winona S. Arakawa and Velvet C. Morikone, sister Shirley C. Kumabe, seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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May Koon How Jung Wong

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Nov. 4, 2011
May Koon How Jung Wong, also known as May J. Wong, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard accounting voucher examiner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Bryan W.Y., brother Walter Jung, sisters Dorothy Seeto and Gladys Loo, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Lily Ayako Yokoyama

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Oct. 28, 2011
Lily Ayako Yokoyama, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House seamstress, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn M., brother Harry Kawamoto and sister Ethel Kishi. Private services.

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