Archive for December 11th, 2011

Darlene Lahela Aea

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Nov. 28, 2011
Darlene Lahela Aea, 51, of Hauula, a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier, died in Tacoma, Wash. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Johnathan Aea-Kamalani; mother Elizabeth; brothers Hiram, Sampson and Floyd; sister Yolanda Seumanutafa; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Congregational Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Hauula Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Mildred Agena

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Nov. 20, 2011
Mildred “Mikie” Agena, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel waitress, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Thomas K.; son James A.; sisters Elsie Takushi, Alice Tengan and Carol Kam; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Carla Alameda

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Nov. 26, 2011
Carla Alameda, 90, of Wahiawa, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Florence, Italy. She is survived by son Lawrence, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Austin Teixeira Allen

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Nov. 30, 2011
Austin Teixeira Allen, 26, of Honolulu, a beach boy, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by wife Aira; daughter Annie; parents John B.L. Allen and Janell Meyer; brothers Jake, Jessie and Junior Meyer; and sisters Taylor Jean, Brooke and Paige Allen. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Margaret Mutsue Amaki

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Nov. 16, 2011
Margaret Mutsue Amaki, 87, of Mililani died in Kapolei. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughter Karen F. Nakamura, brother Mamoru Takeuchi, sister Dorothy Clapper and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Charles Harrison Brower

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Nov. 12, 2011
Charles Harrison Brower, 86, of Waipahu died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Ridgefield, N.J. He is survived by wife Geraldine M.; sons Charles H., Douglas C. and Scot S.; daughter Lynn Brower-Tisna; sister Bernice Kirchoff; and four grandchildren. Private services held.

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Mildred Mae ” Nani” Burgo

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MILDRED MAE “NANI” BURGO

I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7

84 of Kailua passed away at her Kailua Home on November 27 surrounded by her family.

Survived by: Sons Chuck-deceased (Jani), Rick; Daughters Charlene Gonzales (Jack), Vicky Pundyke (Hank), Bonnie Takenishi, Patsy Tilton (Anda), Heidi Hennessey; 22 Grandchildren, 50 Great Grandchildren, 7 Great Great Grandchildren.

Date of service: Monday, December 12, 2011. Location: Hawaiian Memorial Cemetery Park Kaneohe. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Service 10:45-11:30. Burial 1:00. Casual Attire.

Elizabeth Kauwila Haia Chang

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Sept. 7, 2011
Elizabeth Kauwila Haia “Bubs” Chang, 91, of Hana, Maui, a retired Hana Ranch Co. secretary, died in Waianae. She was born in Hana. She is survived by sons William H. and Clayton K., sister Muriel “Babes” Hanchett, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services held in Waianae. Additional services and burial tentatively planned for the afternoon of Dec. 18 at Wananalua Congregational Church, Hana. Further information to be announced. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eli Kaipo Cordeiro

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Dec. 2, 2011
Eli Kaipo Cordeiro, 49, of Pearl City, a Steve’s Gardening and Landscaping foreman, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Deborah J.; son Eli K.D.; daughter Savannah K.; stepsons Kenwood P. Vaivai and Travis T. Lauvao; father Fredrick P.; mother Lorna K.; brothers Aaron K., Daniel K., Keali‘i and David; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Roger Almerida Damaso

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Dec. 5, 2011
Roger Almerida Damaso, 44, of Lahaina, a purchaser, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Siocon, Zamboanga Del Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Charlene; son Joshua; daughter Shanna; mother Maxima; brothers Eleazar Sr., Nestor and Dominador Jr.; and sisters Aida Labrador, Carmelita Esposo, Ruth Diaz, Norrie Lagare and Marlyn Cuaresma. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, Lahaina. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Entombment: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Donna Mae Eberly

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Nov. 29, 2011
Donna Mae Eberly, 54, of Pearl City died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Leona E. Uyesato. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Norma Jean Evangelista-Opetaia

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Nov. 19, 2011
Norma Jean Evangelista-Opetaia, 46, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kainoa Evangelista; daughters Kanoe Evangelista, Starlynn Evangelista-Opetaia and Sherae Uliulileave-Evangelista-Opetaia; father Norman Evangelista; mother Lizzie Evangelista; stepmother Phyllis Ono-Evangelista; brothers Norman Jr., Darren, Kellen and Bill Evangelista; sisters Johnette Kanoa, Renee and Risa Evangelista, and Sandra Cornell; and six grandchildren. Services at noon Saturday at Middle Park, Waianae. Casual attire.

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DAVID RAY KANANI FULLER

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DAVID RAY KANANI FULLER

Age 56, of Honolulu, passed away November 28, 2011 in Honolulu. Born May 26, 1955 in Honolulu. He was employed at the Outrigger Canoe Club Waikiki for 36 years.

He is survived by daughters, Josanna K. Fuller, Dayleen K. Fuller; sisters, Janet “Lani” Schiro of CA, Elizabeth “Betty” (Ronald) Addington of Hilo, Lorraine Pa, Antoinette “Toni” (Raymond) Birano, Emily Fuller; grandchildren, Bronson K. Solidum, Daysha Ann K. Solidum.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday 12/16 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Yukio Gotanda

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Nov. 2, 2011
Yukio Gotanda, 88, of Honolulu, a retired state social services and housing attorney and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Masae, son John Y. and daughter Misa A. Zane. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Harriet Kehaulani Houpo

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Dec. 4, 2011
Harriet Kehaulani Houpo, 56, of Waihee, Maui, a Waihee Elementary School educational aide, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by brothers Robert, Kenneth Sr., Herman and Louis. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Ka Home Ma Hamau. Casual attire.

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Amanda Y. Icalla

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Nov. 30, 2011
Amanda Y. Icalla, 59, of Ho-nokaa, Hawaii, a Mauna Kea Beach Hotel housekeeper, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital, Waimea, Hawaii. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by live-in partner Apollo Ravina and nieces Loida, Novelyn and Lilibeth. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa, Hawaii. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Semeli Usofealofani Ben Ifopo

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Nov. 26, 2011
Semeli Usofealofani Ben Ifopo, 56, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Nu‘uuli, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Jane M.Y.; daughter Amanda N.I. Ah-Key; and brothers Ifopo, Apelu, Ae, Pepe, Toma and Tuifao. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Kawaiaha‘o Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Betty Misao Iwasa

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Nov. 16, 2011
Betty Misao Iwasa, 79, of Ho-nolulu, an ABC Stores customer service clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Lisa M. Watabayashi. Private services held.

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OTTO SALAUSA, JR.

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OTTO “JR” SALAUSA, JR.

Age 46, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away November 9, 2011 in Aiea. Born November 11, 1964 in American Samoa. Otto was a 20 year member of the Operators Engineer Local 3 Union employed by Jayar Construction.

He is survived by wife, Ala Onekea Salausa; son, Otto-Titan Salausa; daughters, Tiare Salausa (Jonathan) Tirana Salausa; brothers, Fasia (Shelly), Allen (Ruth), Tolupo (Tamara), Halepuna (Lisa), Runi, Togiva, Sopoaga (Miriam), Naseri (Toetu), Daniel (Sheila); sisters, Fetalaialofi (Faasafua), Sally, Easter; mother-in-law, Ruth Onekea; brothers-in-law, Eduard, Eric, Earl; sisters-in-law, Esther Toguchi, Leilani Silva; 2 grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (December 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday (December 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:45 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Edward Columbus Winslow Jr.

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Nov. 16, 2011
Edward Columbus Winslow Jr., 82, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired cartographer for the federal government, died at home. He was born in Maryland. He is survived by wife Sandra, son Jon D. and brother Thomas. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at his residence.

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Margaret Makanohea Kanui

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Dec. 7, 2011
Margaret Makanohea “Maggie”Kanui, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Sam Kawaha and John, Joseph, Bill III and Edwin Kanui; daughters Anna Wesel, Lucille Morris and Margaret Hill; 21 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation and graveside committal services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Earl Woon Quon Kim

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Dec. 7, 2011
Earl Woon Quon Kim, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency press superintendent, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emmy-June; sons Monte, Don and Robin; daughter Christine Fielding; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire/jeans. No flowers.

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Hanayo Kimoto

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Nov. 26, 2011
Hanayo Kimoto, 87, of Greeley, Colo., formerly of Kohala, Hawaii, a hairdresser and owner of La Chic Beauty Salon in Kohala, died in North Colorado Medical Center. She was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Cheryle Enriques, Claire Lane, Shelley Kimoto-Buhr, Roxanne Slotnick and Rowanna Kimoto; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services held. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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BRYAN KALANI LESLIE

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BRYAN KALANI LESLIE
July 16, 1959 – 11/26/11

52, of Kuliouou, passed away in Honolulu. He was a retired painter foreman for Sheraton Moana Surfrider.

We will celebrate his life at Hosoi Garden Mortuary on Sat., Dec. 17, 2011. Visitation from 8am-9am. Services to follow.

For more information on Bryan and his life, please go to www.mylifeline.org/kalanileslie.

PASTOR EDNA KULAMIKA MAKALII

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PASTOR EDNA KULAMIKA MAKALII

Age 79, of Waimanalo, passed away November 15, 2011 at her home. Born November 6, 1932 in Honolulu. Pastor of The Way, The Truth & The Life Pentacostal Church, Inc.

She is survived by sons, Elmer “Alama” (Isabelle) Makalii, Clayton Makalii, Rev. George Ka’ahanui; daughters, Melissa “Nana” Miyamura of Maui, Maile (John) Bird, Ellareen (Daneford) Wright of Maui, Joreen (Alex) Johnson; brothers, Allan (Ala) Kila, Robert (Velmar) Kila, Paul Kila, James (Arnetta) Kila of OK; sisters, Miriam Smythe, Rebecca Kauo of CA, Alice Morikawa of Kauai; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grand-children; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Thursday 12/15 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Friday 12/16 at the Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Committal service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire.

Mitsuo Mansho

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Nov. 29, 2011
Mitsuo Mansho, 93, of Aiea, an Army veteran and retired Army Military Intelligence Service head supervisor, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Shizuko, son Gary M., daughter Irene Y. Shaneff, brother Fred, sister Lorraine Togami and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ruby Shizue Miyashiro

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Nov. 1, 2011
Ruby Shizue Miyashiro, 79, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. She was born in Mana, Kauai. She is survived by husband Tadao, sons Wayne and Robin, daughter Patti, brother Seikichi Okaneku, sisters Margaret Asato and Kay Okaneku, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frances Sadae Nakasone

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Nov. 25, 2011
Frances Sadae Nakasone, 81, of Honolulu, a federal government retiree, died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edward K.; sons Neal and John; daughter Susan; brother Bert Sakumoto; sisters Dorothy Taga, Ethel Nitta, Doris Nakamura and Winifred Fujimoto; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edward Ogawa

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Nov. 22, 2011
Edward “Eddie” Ogawa, 82, of Honolulu, a singer, musician, entertainer and kumu hula, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by sons David, Darryl and Darvyn; caregiver Kauka Borges; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Augustine Church, 130 Ohua Ave., Waikiki. Mass: 6 p.m. Gathering of remembrance: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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ARTHUR TAKAYOSHI OSAKO

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ARTHUR TAKAYOSHI OSAKO
Oct. 6, 1933 – Jul. 31, 2011

A public memorial service for the late Dr. Arthur T. Osako will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21 at the Honpa Hongwanji Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Aloha attire. www.fukuimortuary.com


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran