Archive for December 24th, 2011

LOUIS AH SUI YAP

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LOUIS AH SUI YAP

Age 76, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away November 20, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born March 19, 1935 in Maui, Hawaii. Louis was a former crafter at Lanakila Pacific.

He is survived by brother-in-law, Augustine “Gus” Fuentes; numerous nieces & nephews.

Private Services were held.

Francis Yat On Yee

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Dec. 19, 2011
Francis Yat On Yee, 91, of Honolulu, a retired machinist foreman at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 38, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Sylvia Ching, Janet Fujii and Francine Yee; brother Wilfred; sister Harriet Pang; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Graveside services: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Ushio Tsukazaki

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Dec. 1, 2011
Ushio Tsukazaki, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Tuna Packing Co. diesel mechanic and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rieko, son Wayne J., daughter Nancy F.T. Kawakami, brother George, sisters Edna Yonaoshi and Martha Fujimoto, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Allen Taylor Jr.

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Dec. 2, 2011
Robert Allen “Pocho” Taylor Jr., 46, of Waianae, a roofer, died in Waianae. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Paka Charles; daughters Kehau Charles-Taylor, and Titi and Maka Charles; their mother Charlene Charles; father Robert Sr.; brother Brian; sisters Jodie Pedro and Shannon Buckner; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Thomas Ichiro Tashima

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Dec. 11, 2011
Thomas Ichiro Tashima, also known as “Toshi” and “Tommy,” 68, of Pearl City, a retired master plumber and general contractor, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lance and Eric, brother Dennis and sister Jean Shiraishi. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ginalyn Domingo Salmon

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Dec. 5, 2011
Ginalyn Domingo Salmon, 36, of Wahiawa, a model, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Gilbert, mother Adarlina Domingo, brother Gilbert Jr., sister Geraldine and grandparents Juana Domingo and Bernalda Paraiso. Visitations: 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Benjamin Corpuz Reylubong

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Dec. 14, 2011
Benjamin Corpuz Reylubong, 63, of Waimanalo, a Pleasanton Nursery, Leilani Nursery and Luana Hills Golf Course retiree, died in Kaneohe. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Nieves, son Edward Sr., daughters Elizabeth and Emely, sisters Rosita Pineda and Rosita Mariano, and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Dennis H. Putnam

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Dec. 16, 2011
Dennis H. Putnam, 71, of Waianae, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Marshalltown, Iowa. He is survived by wife Hisako, mother Winnifred H. Crosley and sisters Pamela J. Kauffman, Dixie Harrington, Tamma Gaynor and Polly Granzow. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Manoa Valley Church, 2728 Huapala St. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Celebration of life to follow at the Fleet Reserve Association. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to March of Dimes or American Cancer Society.

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Dennis O’Keefe

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Dec. 20, 2011
Dennis O’Keefe, 59, of Honolulu, an electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by wife Judy A. Muellenhagen, sons Kevin and Steven, and mother Lorraine. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Ronald Tatsuo Ohtani

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Dec. 21, 2011
Ronald Tatsuo Ohtani, 83, of Honolulu, a self-employed oral surgeon and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martha H.; son Rodney A.; daughters Rhonda L. Trow, Beverly A. Ohtani-Omura, Christine L. Ohtani-Chang and Lori D. Ohtani; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius X. Services: 9:45 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Santos Broge Molina

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Dec. 8, 2011
Santos Borge Molina, 87, of Ewa Beach, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Santos Jr. and Sanny R., and Crispin M. Quiocho; daughters Rose Marie M. Arcangel and Jennifer Mendez; sister Regina Bahia; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Ethel Shizue Miura

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Dec. 13, 2011
Ethel Shizue Miura, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Libby McNeill Libby payroll clerk, died. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by son Wayne, brother Richard Arimoto and sisters Nellie Ohira, Bettie Goto and Doris Iha. Private services.

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Gregory Patrick Keliinui Jr.

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Nov. 24, 2011
Gregory Patrick Keliinui Jr., also known as “Kamehameha Ai Luau,” 75, of Waimanalo died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Patrick, Abraham Sr., Albert Sr., Gordon and Archie. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Haili Keawe

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Dec. 15, 2011
David Haili Keawe, 64, of Kahana Valley, a former truck driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife D. Ululani Beirne; sons Louis Wallace III and Clyde T. Thompson; daughters Sherri-Lynn Johnson and Thalia Wallace; brothers Alexander and Adam; sisters Yvonne and Rose Kaiahua, Kamai Napaa, Maxine Kaokai and Jennifer Sutton; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula second ward, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Samuel K. Keanini Jr.

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Dec. 19, 2011
Samuel K. Keanini Jr., 68, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Moani Jellinger, son Bobby, daughter Leimamo, brother Barney, sister Leimamo Koki and a grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Jean Kimiko Kawakami

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Dec. 14, 2011
Jean Kimiko Kawakami, 68, of Mililani, former owner of New Saimin House, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert J.; daughters Kathleen K. Oshiro, Aileen R. Matsunaga and Kristy M. Kawakami; mother Fumie Asato; brother Charles T. Asato; sisters Elsie T. Otani, Ethel T. Sadamitsu, Susan T. Higashide and Judy O. Nakano; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Wanda Jennings

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Dec. 4, 2011
Wanda Jennings, 35, of Aiea died in Leeward Integrated Health Services. He was born in Pavaiai, American Samoa. He is survived by father Misikosi, mother Fiaava’e and sister Faileaso. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Good Samaritan Church, Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park.

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Caroline Shizuko Higa

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Dec. 10, 2011
Caroline Shizuko Higa, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House office clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother George Y. and sister Alice Tokuda. Private services.

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Robert Rea Dunaway

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Dec. 15, 2011
Robert Rea Dunaway, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department sergeant and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Caroljean; sons Robert D.K. and Reuben A.K.; daughters Reajean Porter, Roxanne Nobriga, Rachel Rodrigues, Rannette Block, Roslynn Dunaway and Rowenna Akau; 21 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Anastacia Dancel Clemente

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Dec. 5, 2011
Anastacia Dancel Clemente, 84, of Honolulu died in Aiea. She was born in Alcala, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Cresencio Jr., Armando and Rolando; daughters Virginia Bermudes, Myrna Maregmen, Josefina Sana, Nora Villanueva, Rosa Tiburcio and Elvira Fiesta; 29 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 10 a.m. Services: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Thomas Kwai Ying Chee

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Dec. 5, 2011
Thomas Kwai Ying “Tommy” Chee, 85, of Honolulu, a retired aircraft hydraulic 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. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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