Archive for December 22nd, 2011

Virginia Acacio

Posted On December 22nd, 2011 -

Dec. 3, 2011
Virginia “Binyang” Acacio, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Ambassador Hotel housekeeper, died in Hono-lulu. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Re B., daughter Mely Rosie A. Billings, sister Pacita Domingo, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Thomas Kwai Ying Chee

Posted On December 22nd, 2011 -

Dec. 5, 2011
Thomas Kwai Ying “Tommy” Chee, 85, of Honolulu, a retired aircraft hydraulics mechanic at Hickam Air Force Base, co-owner of Silver Dragon Restaurant and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Home. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Janice O.K.; sons Dorman and Tennyson; daughters Pamelyn Lee, Emilyn Nakamoto, Peggy Yee and Joanne C. Finer; a brother; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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David Young Teong Ching

Posted On December 22nd, 2011 -

Dec. 6, 2011
David Young Teong Ching, 85, of Kailua, a retired Waterhouse Inc. consultant and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen K., sons Michael and Curtis, daughter Allison Lake, sister Dora Kauleinamoku and five grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Christopher’s Church, Kailua. Services: 1:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Masaaki Hiraiwa

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Dec. 7, 2011
Masaaki “Masa” Hiraiwa, 91, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Howard H.; daughter Esther A.; brothers Gary, Dave and Hiroshi; sisters Masako Suehiro and Shirley Isagawa; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Robert Ah Ping Lum Jr.

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Dec. 4, 2011
Robert Ah Ping Lum Jr., also known as “Bobby” and “Sonny,” 68, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Donald K. Lum and Francisco P. “Cico” Baca Jr., daughter Debbie Y. Baca, father Robert A.P., sisters Shelley and Ruth, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Doreen Michiko Kaneyuki

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Nov. 22, 2011
Doreen Michiko Kaneyuki, 59, of Hauula, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Clayton, and sisters Doris Okazaki and Merle Yamamoto. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Royal Masumi Kashiwahara

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Dec. 10, 2011
Royal Masumi Kashiwahara, 78, of Pearl City, a retired Board of Water Supply civil engineer and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty M., daughters Royanne T. Doi and Royelle M. Kashiwahara, and sister Cynthia Ono. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Henry Tamotsu Kobayashi

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Dec. 7, 2011
Henry Tamotsu Kobayashi, 83, of Kula, Maui, an Oahu Transport Co. employee and an Army corporal who served in the Korean War, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Kula. He is survived by companion Carlotta S. “Carol” Cablay, sons Kalvin and George, daughter Fay Mercer, hanai sons Conrad and Terrence Cablay, hanai daughters Carolinda Harmon and Pamelyn Cablay, brother Richard, sisters Thelma Liu and Arlene Honda, a grandchild, 10 hanai grandchildren and 15 hanai great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ruth Yasuko Nakagawa

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Dec. 10, 2011
Ruth Yasuko Nakagawa, 90, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Melvin, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Benjamin T. Nakamiyo

Posted On December 22nd, 2011 -

Nov. 24, 2011
Benjamin T. Nakamiyo, 73, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Harriet, and brothers Edward and Ralph. Private services.

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Lawrence Shigeru Nakamoto

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Nov. 27, 2011
Lawrence Shigeru “Larry” Nakamoto, 88, of Mililani, self-employed and doing business as L S Nakamoto Building and Painting Inc., and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Natsue, son Michael, daughters Linda Miyasato and Anne Yoshikane, brother Albert, sister Amy Aihara, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Harris United Methodist Church. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Simeon M. Rivera

Posted On December 22nd, 2011 -

Dec. 14, 2011
Simeon M. Rivera, 82, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puerto Rico. He is survived by wife Susie K., daughters Anna B. Rivera de Martinez and Rosanna Duester, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Mass: 11 am. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Antonio Ruis Salcedo

Posted On December 22nd, 2011 -

Dec. 1, 2011
Antonio Ruis “Tony” Salcedo, 83, of Waianae, owner of Maunawili Dairy Limited, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joan; daughter Doreen Magenheimer; brother Wayne; sisters Kathrine Rothman, Dolores Clegg and Lillian Moranah; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Edna Shizuko Sodetani

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Dec. 2, 2011
Edna Shizuko Sodetani, 98, of Pearl City, a retired Diamond Bakery bookkeeper, died. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Richard I.; daughters Elaine S. Yamaguchi, Jayne S. Maruya and Naomi I. Hirata; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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THELMA T. (NITTA) TOKAIRIN

Posted On December 22nd, 2011 -

IN MEMORIAM

THELMA T. (NITTA) TOKAIRIN
August 27, 1930
– December 22, 2010

“Nights are long since you went away, I think about you all through the day…”

Dad, Donn, Judie, Brett, Shawn, Bertha and Masa

Merry Christmas !
– To my “Funny Valentine”
Dad

Margerine Judith Yashiki

Posted On December 22nd, 2011 -

Dec. 15, 2011
Margerine Judith Yashiki, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House housekeeper, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by a husband, a son, two daughters and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran