Archive for November 28th, 2011

Arthur Warren Aiu

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Nov. 4, 2011
Arthur Warren “Bobo” Aiu, 75, of Waianae, a retired city supervisor at the Keehi Transfer Station, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winogene “Nana”; sons Arthur W.K. and Michael; daughters Kim Becker and LeeAnn Valdez; brothers Leonard, David, Alexander, Melvin and Harry; sister Sylvia; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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URIAS DE LOS SANTO ASUNCION

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URIAS DE LOS SANTO ASUNCION

Age 102, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away November 10, 2011 in Kaneohe. Born January 20, 1909 in Philippines.

He is survived by sons, Maximo (Linda) Asuncion, Rosevelt T.D. (Virginia) Asuncion; daughters, Rosalina (Modesto) Acosta, Loreta Tamayo, Juanita Nelson, Clarina Asuncion; 23 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 1) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m.

Carnation Irene Kaanoi Awa

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Nov. 6, 2011
Carnation Irene Kaanoi Awa, 55, of Las Vegas died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Shannon; daughters Chiffon and Kamaile; brothers Joe and Alex Lima; sisters Alexis Cobb-Adams, Blossom Aweau, Peaches Lonetti and Liz Laureta; and 12 grandchildren. Celebration of life at noon Saturday at Ulu Mau Pavilion. Scattering of ashes to follow at Heeia Kea Pier, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Rudolph Hellia Berinobis

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Nov. 6, 2011
Rudolph Hellia “Rudy” Berinobis, 71, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired mason, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Guy, Brian and Randy Berinobis, and Dale and Chris Cole; daughters Terri Valente, Cyndie Greer and Sue Whitlock; brothers Joseph, Julian, Clifford, Tito, Samuel, Francis, Wade and Daniel; sisters Gladys Berinobis, Laverne Tangaro, Virgie Tamura and Diana Vandeloop;
19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Urn burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Maria C. Bolosan

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Oct. 23, 2011
Maria C. Bolosan, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Juan “Johnny,” Benito, Andy, Manny and Severo; daughters Josephine Isidro and Annie Tuliao; and sister Eugenia Acob. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Kenneth Robert Boyer

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Nov. 20, 2011
Kenneth Robert “Pop” Boyer, 66, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired Orchid Isle Ford salesman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in South Bend, Ind. He is survived by wife Wanda; son Ken; daughter Priscilla Garcia; brother Herb; sisters Nancy Stein, Debbi Davis and Hazel Smith; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Yoshiko Sahara Furuhashi

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Nov. 17, 2011
Yoshiko Sahara Furuhashi, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Gail N. and Lynette T. Private services.

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Shailyn Marie Laiku Gaspar

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Nov. 18, 2011
Shailyn Marie Laiku Gaspar, infant daughter of Shannon Gaspar and Shawna Pereira of Kailua-Kona, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is also survived by brother Shaysen; grandparents Fred and Christine Pereira Sr., Tomi and Ron Peppler, Waysen and Cynde Vannatta, and Suezette Gaspar; and numerous great-grandparents. Celebration of life: 8 a.m. Saturday on the lawn at Living Stones Church, Alii Drive, Kona.

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Abikel Hans

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Nov. 7, 2011
Abikel Hans, 60, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Losap, Chuuk, Micronesia. She is survived by children Youanis Taylor, Elercy Chunga and Chelsicher T.A. Ichiro; brother Kimiuo; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Julian Hillman

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Nov. 22, 2011
Julian Hillman, 20, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahoa. He is survived by father Gerald, mother Joanne Jamieson, brother David Ram, sisters Lalita Jamieson and Sarah Owens, and grandparents Jeanette Arroyo, and John and Norma Jamieson. Private services.

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Bonifacio Alip III

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Nov. 8, 2011
Bonifacio “Pako” Alip III, 48, of Kailua-Kona, a warehouseman assistant at Aloha Woods, a deliveryman at ABC Chemical Corp. and Better Brands, and a security officer at Wackenhut Security Services, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Koa Collins and Nuuanu Alip; daughters Cheyenne and Julia Collins; former wife Jennifer Collins; parents Leroy and Rose; brothers Leroy, Robert and Dwayne; sister Carrie Pung; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kona Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire.

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Vincent Kiyotaka Itoga

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Oct. 31, 2011
Vincent Kiyotaka “Vinny” Itoga, 61, of Lawai, Kauai, a secretary to the chancellor at Kauai Community College, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Edith Domingo and Annette Endow. Private services.

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Cissy K. Johnson

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Nov. 10, 2011
Cissy K. Johnson, 55, of Kalihi died. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by brothers Patrick, Wade, Harry and Thomas White, and Matthew and LeVaughn Kaopio; and sisters Beverly Miller, Carol Shaver, Gwen White, Malia Silva, Lucille Ridgeway, Carol Wright, Earla Hillen, Annette Naipo and Elzadia Kahaialii. Services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Chapel, 1723 Beckley St. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Don Edward Nalanialoha Keopuhiwa Paishon Jr.

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Nov. 6, 2011
Don Edward Nalanialoha Keopuhiwa Paishon Jr., 17, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Don Sr.; mother Anjanette Puha; stepfather Alvin Puha; brother Rian Puha; sisters Jaesha, Jaeslyn and Antoinette Puha; and grandparents Pililua and Antoinette Keopuhiwa, and Leilani Puha. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Hisashi Kinoshita

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Nov. 12, 2011
Charles Hisashi Kinoshita, 78, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by brother Carl and sisters Edith Gikiu, Hazel Butterfield
and Beatrice Kinoshita. Private services.

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Andres Ramos De Lara

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Nov. 21, 2011
Andres Ramos De Lara, 68, of Paia, Maui, a plant nursery employee at Pukalani Plant Co. and Biological Application Inc., died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Laurena; sons Allen and Andres Jr.; brothers Pedro, Rico and Guillermo; sisters Cecilia Rabang, Consolacion Sabanat and Avelina De Lara; and two grandchildren. For service information, call Julie at 281-8552. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Robin J. Lee

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Oct. 25, 2011
Robin J. Lee, 48, of Kailua died. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by father Delbert, mother Chris Toy-Wilson, stepfather Jack Wilson, brother Brandon and grandparents Caroline Lee and Amy Toy. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hilton Hawaiian Village Rainbow Suite Room. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 5 at Valley of the Temples.

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Sylvia Yuk Lan Mamo Leong

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Nov. 10, 2011
Sylvia Yuk Lan Mamo Leong, 65, of Waimea, Hawaii, a caseworker for the Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Division, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert Jr.; son Craig; daughters Kristen Castro and Erin Pedro; brother Bruce B.L. Tong Jr.; sisters Brenda Duquette, Yolanda Campbell, Jeanne Huihui, Pauline Mena and Laureen Tavares; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Ruby Reiko Matsumoto

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Nov. 13, 2011
Ruby Reiko Matsumoto, 66, of Honolulu, a retired senior asset control clerk at First Hawaiian Bank’s main branch, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Todd T., mother Jane Y. Hashimoto, caregiver Brenda Leong and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Doris Chisato Matsushima

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Nov. 17, 2011
Doris Chisato Matsushima, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Ala Moana Hotel waitress, died in Manoa Cottage. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by son Melvin H.; daughters Ellen S. Tottori, Donna A. Hashimoto and Myra T. Sakurai; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Edward Koki Nakanishi

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Nov. 18, 2011
Edward Koki Nakanishi, 61, of Kailua, a JTB Hawaii Inc. manager of information systems and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. He is survived by wife Barbra K., daughter Elyssa K., son Bryant K., mother Yaeko, brother Albert K. and sisters Nanae Nagaoka-Fralick and Jodilyn K. Kunimoto. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m.

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EDWARD KOKI NAKANISHI

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EDWARD KOKI NAKANISHI

Age 61, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 18, 2011. Born in Yamaguchi, Japan on July 13, 1950, he was the manager of MIS for JTB Hawaii Inc. He leaves behind his loving wife, Barbra; daughter, Elyssa; son, Bryant; mother, Yaeko; brother, Albert; sisters, Nanae (Richard) Fralick and Jodilyn (Keith) Kunimoto. He will be greatly missed by all. Love you, Dad!

Visitation from 3:30 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2011, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary and “Celebration of Life” ceremony will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Larry Kiyoshi Nakata

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Nov. 16, 2011
Larry Kiyoshi Nakata, 90, of Honolulu, a tire recapper at General Tires, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by daughters Charlene K.N. Lee and Fay T. Nakata; brothers Ted and Kiyomatsu Nakata, and George S. and Richard K. Shimabukuro; and sisters Sadako Ginoza, Miyo Shiroma, Mary Arakaki, Alice T. Shimabuku and Alma Y. Kaneshiro. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shizue Oishi

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Oct. 6, 2011
Shizue “Clara” Oishi, 91, of Long Beach, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired McInerny’s salesclerk, died in Huntington Beach, Calif. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by daughter Karen and sister Umeno Onishi. Private services.

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Isabel Baitiong Pacariem

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Oct. 23, 2011
Isabel Baitiong Pacariem, 91, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker and seamstress, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Marcial, John and Augusto; daughters Erlinda Corpuz, Milagros Soliven, Elizabeth Grande and Carlina Malate; brother Joe Pagala; sister Fermina Bungcayao; 21 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Howard Chia-Ho Pai

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Nov. 7, 2011
Howard Chia-Ho Pai, 67, of Mililani, a retired Kaiser Foundation Hospital physical therapist, died in Mililani. He was born in Chung King, China. He is survived by wife Remedios “Remy,” son Carlos, daughter Ruth Butler, brother Charles, sister Lily Resch and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel.

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Lucille E. Rider

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Nov. 16, 2011
Lucille E. Rider, 95, of Honolulu, a retired teacher in Nebraska, died in Maunalani Nursing Home. She was born in Crofton, Neb. She is survived by son Harmon, daughters Mary Maurer and Christine Austin, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services to be held at a later date in California.

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JANET ANONSACION RIVERA

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JANET ANONSACION RIVERA

Age 91, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away November 1, 2011 in Oroville, California. Born February 26, 1920 in Waimanalo, Hawaii.

She is survived by daughter, Paulette (Wayne) Walker of CA; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 10:30 a.m. Thursday (December 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Guy-James Kaulana Silva

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Nov. 15, 2011
Guy-James Kaulana Silva, 20, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father William J.; mother Verronicalee M.; brother Chad; sisters Chancey, Chelsey and Shanae; and grandparents Bernice Silva, Franklin N. Silva and Rachel K. Barrett. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, Kalihi. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Clyde Hiroshi Yagi

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Nov. 14, 2011
Clyde Hiroshi Yagi, 68, of Honolulu, a Mutual Welding Co. Ltd. secretary and treasurer, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Kikue, brother Wayne T. and sisters Verne E. Yoshinaga and Vivian C. Yamamoto. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Olivet Baptist Church, 1775 S. Beretania St. Services:
5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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