Archive for December 12th, 2011

Jose Badua Agarpao

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Nov. 5, 2011
Jose Badua Agarpao, 82, of Kapolei died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Serrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Feliza A.; sons Tani and Vicente; daughters Florencia and Connie Agarpao, and Maggie Suarez; brothers Tomas and Julie; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Joan Eva Conrad

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Dec. 4, 2011
Joan Eva Conrad, 78, of Hono≠lulu, a retired teacher, died in Hono≠lulu. She was born in New York City. She is survived by husband C. Eugene, sons Mark and Brian, daughter Anna M. Allen and four grandchildren. Services pending. Donations suggested to Bishop Museum.

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William Lynn Kamakananahukulani Cooper

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Dec. 5, 2011
William Lynn Kamakananahukulani Cooper, 66, of Kaneohe, a retired Mutual Welding purchasing agent and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Penny, sons Michael and Jason, daughter Darlene, brother David, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Taeko Jean Fujimura

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Nov. 16, 2011
Taeko Jean Fujimura, 86, of Aiea, a retired state Department of Education secretary, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son Guy K., daughters Rumi R. Fujimura Maruyama and Danel T. Licari, brother Stanley S. Segawa, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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David Ray Kanani Fuller

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Nov. 28, 2011
David Ray Kanani Fuller, 56, of Honolulu, an Outrigger Canoe Club Waikiki employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono≠lulu. He is survived by daughters Josanna K. and Dayleen K.; sisters Janet “Lani” Schiro, Elizabeth “Betty” Addington, Lorraine Pa, Antoinette “Toni” Birano and Emily Fuller; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rosalina Ganigan

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Dec. 7, 2011
Rosalina Ganigan, 77, of Ocean View, Hawaii, an industrial factory lead lady, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bonifacio Pena and Isabelo Pena Jr.; daughter Shirley P. Denton; brother Pedro Leam; sisters Herminia Valentine, Angelica Arce and Concepcion Rivera; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Howard Roy Gipson

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Nov. 25, 2011
Howard Roy Gipson, 60, of Honolulu, a chef and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Jean L., brother Lanny and sister Karen L. Jacobs. No services.

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Gene Herbert Henke

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Sept. 13, 2011
Gene Herbert Henke, 62, of Waimanalo, a horse breaker, fix-it man and a veteran of the Navy and Marine Corps, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bismarck, N.D. He is survived by son Jimmy, daughter Cheryl, mother Selma, brothers Lee and Jerry, sisters Iris Bridgewater and Lina Henke, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Ellen Fusae Ibaraki

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Nov. 29, 2011
Ellen Fusae Ibaraki, 90, of Hono≠lulu, a retired Mildred’s of Hawaii garment presser, died in Aiea. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Ronald Y.; daughter Ruby E. Mizue; sisters Nobuye Horio, Doris M. and Dorothy Y. Watanabe, and Rose W. Kume; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Nicholas Perez Jr.

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Dec. 4, 2011
Nicholas Perez Jr., 69, of Wai≠anae, an electronics technician, died in Waianae. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Be Thi; sons John H. and Bernie D.; daughter Carla M.; brothers Pee Wee and Homer; sisters Lani Dolera, Momi Kahue and Alvina Garcia; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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Gladys S. Kawakami

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Nov. 28, 2011
Gladys S. Kawakami, 93, of Honolulu died in Island Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Brian, daughter Joanne Kai, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Vera Tsuyuko Kawasaki

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Dec. 10, 2011
Vera Tsuyuko Kawasaki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired minister at Church of World Messianity, Hawaii, died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Hyoichi, daughter Myrna Onouye, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Henry Richard Kinney

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Oct. 19, 2011
Henry Richard “Pomai” Kinney, 72, of Nanakuli, a sovereign kanaka maoli and founder of Hawaiian Political Action Council of Hawaii, will be remembered in services 10 a.m. Sunday at the ‘Iolani Palace kuahu (altar). He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Arthur Brusco and sister Roberta Ford. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Masao Kuramoto

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Nov. 23, 2011
Masao Kuramoto, 94, of Hilo, a retired KTA Super Stores warehouseman, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Masaharu and sisters Sachiko Nishioka and Fujiko Motobu. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Bryan Kalani Leslie

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Nov. 26, 2011
Bryan Kalani Leslie, 52, of Honolulu, a Moana Surfrider Hotel painter foreman, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lauralee Ann, sons Paahana and Koanui, daughter Nohonani, brothers Wayne and Michael, sister Patricia Kaniho and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Ramsis G. Lutfy

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Dec. 7, 2011
Ramsis G. Lutfy, 85, of Aiea, a retired professor, died in Aiea. He was born in Egypt. He is survived by wife Judith and son Michel. Services pending. Donations suggested to America Near East Refugee Aide, www.anera.org.

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Edna Kulamika Makalii

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Nov. 15, 2011
Edna Kulamika Makalii, 79, of Waimanalo, a pastor of The Way, the Truth & the Life Pentacostal Church Inc., died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Elmer “Alama” and Clayton Makalii, and the Rev. George Ka‘ahanui; daughters Melissa “Nana” Miyamura, Maile Bird, Ellareen Wright and Joreen Johnson; brothers Allan, Robert, Paul and James Kila; sisters Miriam Smythe, Rebecca Kauo and Alice Morikawa; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Charlotte Kupau Nagle

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Dec. 2, 2011
Charlotte Kupau Nagle, 65, of Scottsdale, Ariz., a retired Social Security Administration operations supervisor in Honolulu, died. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by husband William, daughter Casey Marie, brother Clyde Yoshida and sister Emma Robinson. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Foundation for Senior Living in Scottsdale. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Harumi Ono

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Dec. 5, 2011
Harumi Ono, 105, of Honolulu, a former owner of Asahi Bakery & Emma Sundries, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by sons Ronald T., Clarence and Edward; daughter June Ito; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchild≠ren. Private services.

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Christopher Nahale Rodrigues Pao

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Nov. 15, 2011
Christopher Nahale Rodrigues “Chris” Pao, 56, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a recording technician, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Beatrice, brother Charles and sisters Coreen Mulkey, Charmaine Caster, Claudia Fuata and Claire Arhelger. Private services. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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Ruth Chiyoko Shimabukuro

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Nov. 8, 2011
Ruth Chiyoko Shimabukuro, 85, of Pearl City, a U.S. government retiree, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Norman and Eugene, daughter Joanne Hasegawa, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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