Archive for 2011

ROBERT C. OWAN SR.

Posted On September 21st, 2011 -

ROBERT C.
OWAN SR.

88 years old former resident of Kahuku (Owan Store & Tsuru’s Restaurant) passed away on September 15, 2011 at Aloha Nursing home in Kaneohe.

He is survived by wife Grace, sons Garret and Robert Jr., daughters Lorelei Wai and Carolyn Chung, 11 grandchildern and 10 great grandchildren.

Services will be held at Kaneohe United Methodist Church on Sunday September 25, 2011, veiwing at 4:00 p.m. services at 5:00 p.m.

JUAN FABIAN DADULLA

Posted On September 21st, 2011 -

JUAN FABIAN DADULLA

Age 93, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away August 22, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born June 24, 1918 in Banna Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of the Jesus Cares Ministries.

He is survived by wife, Fidela G. Dadulla; sons, Jimmy (Nita) Dadulla, Vivencio (Erlinda) Dadulla, Amador (Josie) Dadulla, Samuel (Marjorie) Dadulla; daughters, Editha (Romeo) Ragudo, Rebecca (Felix) Palero, Cynthia (Gerry) Ilan; brother, Bonifacio (Loreta) Dadulla; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; many nephews and nieces.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (September 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (September 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Clarence Clark Yen

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 6, 2011
Clarence Clark Yen, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Airlines crew-planning manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joyce Lynn; sons Thomas, Mark, Michael, Keoni and James; daughters Cathy Hanohano and Deana Silva; hanai son Hoku; brothers Warren K. and Joseph E.; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Haruyoshi Yamada

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 25, 2011
Haruyoshi Yamada, 96, of Waialua, a Waialua Agricultural Co. journeyman carpenter, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Kalihi. He is survived by wife Masaye, son Gerrick and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Annie Leilehua Wilson

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 13, 2011
Annie Leilehua Wilson, 92, of Kailua, a Hawaii State Tax Office administrator, died in Kailua. She was born in Kealia Beach, South Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by son Daryl B., daughters Shirlene D. Wilson-Estacion and Michele T. Wilson-Lorenz, nine grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday 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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Kilakilamana Weicker-Mahoe

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 9, 2011
Kilakilamana “Kilz” Weicker-Mahoe, 19, of Waimanalo died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Tammy N. Weicker, brother Ikaika and sisters Waikalani and Abigail Mahoe, and Koleka Weicker-Mahoe. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waimanalo Assembly of God Church. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Jarrett Tavares

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 12, 2011
Jarrett “Aina” Tavares, 24, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a Hawaii Community College student, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Aisha-Rae Kobayashi, parents Jarrett L. and Dawn “Shuilun,” brother Bruen, sister Kelsi Staub, grandparents Stanley Tanaka and Sadako Tavares, and extended family members Kobie and Sissy Kobayashi. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupulau St., Hilo. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Kenneth D. Strong

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 16, 2011
Kenneth D. “Ken” Strong, 85, of Honokaa, Hawaii, an actor, physical therapist and Marine Corps veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Staten Island, N.Y. He is survived by wife Sharon E., daughters Maria and Stacie, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Inurnment in California at a later date. Casual attire. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice; visit northhawaiihospice.org.

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Marylani Kaleiwohi Souza

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

July 21, 2011
Marylani Kaleiwohi Souza, 71, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Antone Jr.; sons Clyde Ishikawa and Gary Lagapa; daughters Lynette Baniaga and Jerri Towne; brothers Eddie Nunes, Bernard Moore and George Naeole; sisters MaryEllen Tom and Edwina Lucas; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Beach Park. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Doreen Hideko Shigematsu

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 7, 2011
Doreen Hideko Shigematsu, 56, of Hilo, a Hilo Hospital retiree and Nurse Finders and Kokua Nurses employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Shane S., daughter Erica M., mother Sadako Kaku and brothers Melvin, Gary and Earl Kaku. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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Helene Leinaala Seria

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 12, 2011
Helene Leinaala Seria, 66, of Pearl City, a Hawaiian Telcom retiree, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Melvin; sons Elliott, Kekoa and Keola; daughters Kalani Zarko and Kawehi Owens; brothers Moke, Edward Jr. and Richard Hauanio; sisters Phoebe Hauanio and Caroline Ford; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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Mildred M. Sato

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 13, 2011
Mildred M. Sato, 93, of Aiea, a retired Waimalu Elementary School teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald G., daughters Carole N. Chinen and Judy Ann McCoy, sister Peggy Murashima, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Mariko Robinson

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 6, 2011
Mariko Robinson, 78, of Southlake, Texas, died in Dallas. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by son Ken; daughters Patty Livon, Jo Acker and Pamela Romero; and eight grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Olga-Jean Kuualoha Pacheco

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 6, 2011
Olga-Jean Kuualoha “OJ” Pacheco, 62, of Kailua died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael and Jamie; daughters Tammy Kanakaole and Tina Naka’ahiki; brother James Herras; sisters Nani Figueroa, Minnette Herras, Deanie Glasow and Mickie Herras-Fazzi Mattos; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Adrienne Owens

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 13, 2011
Adrienne “Ad” Owens, 58, of Kahului, a radio and television advertising saleswoman on Maui and Hawaii island, died. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son Christopher, mother Eunice Domina, brothers Mike and Frank Domina, sister Gwen Strutzenberg and companion William “Beez” Beezley. Scattering of ashes held in Kona. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the humane societies on Maui or Hawaii island. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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TJ Mori

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 10, 2011
TJ “Tipuk 69″ Mori, 24, of Honolulu, a former food server on The Star of Honolulu, will be remembered in services 4:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. He was born in Chuuk, Micronesia. He is survived by fiancee Eriko Rekis, son Derwin, daughters Amaliko and Kimora, father Tatamichy, mother Kimie, brother Mitch, sister Kiana and grandparent Tereda Francis. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial in Chuuk at a later date.

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Florentina Bernardo Maneja

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 28, 2011
Florentina Bernardo “Tinang” Maneja, 86, of Honolulu, formerly of Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Fernando; daughters Teresita Saladino, Arsenia Pasion, Minda Robiniol, Myrna Soliven, Bella Basilio and Florina Tolentino; 30 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Masaichi Kubo

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 15, 2011
Masaichi Kubo, 90, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired purchasing agent for the Garage Department at the former Puna Sugar Co., died at home. He was born in Pahoa. He is survived by wife Hisayo, son Andrew, brother Katsuki, sister Namie Kurihara and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Rodwin Stan Kahana

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 8, 2011
Rodwin Stan “Bobo” Kahana, 54, of Nanakuli died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by son Joseph; daughter Pua Book; brothers Glen and Richard Kahana, Lance Kenui and Herbert Nihipali; sisters Pearl Pruett and Jocelyn Sanders; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Marconi Beach, Kahuku. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Frederick Draper Jones

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 9, 2011
Frederick Draper “Fred” Jones, 76, of Honolulu, owner of Diamond Head Builders and Camp Olomana and an entertainer, writer and painter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Cohes, N.Y. He is survived by wife Jean H., daughters Ronnette Correa and Roxanne Dawe, brother Whitney, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Camp Olomana, 41-1100 Waikupanaha St., Waimanalo. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Rose Kui Jen Ho

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 26, 2011
Rose Kui Jen Ho, 77, of Honolulu, a former Wheeler Intermediate School librarian, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Lillian H. Chong and nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Ellsworth Isao Hiramoto

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 16, 2011
Ellsworth Isao Hiramoto, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Foodland Super Market Ltd. meat cutter at Market City Shopping Center, died. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Judy E., son Scott, daughter Lisa, brothers Gregory and Aaron, and sisters Myra Hiramoto, Harriet Kono and Irene Mizunaka. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Maximina Calimlim Gutierrez

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 25, 2011
Maximina Calimlim Gutierrez, 86, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in San Jacinto, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rodrigo Sr., Roberto, Alfredo and Domingo; daughters Laureta Rabago, Angelita Sison, Mercedes Tandigan, Zenaida Cuecaco, Trinidad Roy and Violeta Cabreros; brother Felipe Calimlim; 44 grandchildren; and 52 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Harold E. Gallagher

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 13, 2011
Harold E. Gallagher, 85, of Kelseyville, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki Christian Church pastor and Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Kelseyville. He was born in Kansas. He is survived by son Mark, daughters Carol Jones and Sandy Bashom, two brothers, three sisters, 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Patricia June Ekstrand

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 31, 2011
Patricia June Ekstrand, 82, of Honolulu, an artist and educator, died at home. She was born in Pacific Grove, Calif. She is survived by daughter Tina Whitney, sister Shirley Swasey and two grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Friday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Scattering of ashes to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hanahauoli School.

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Lucita Alavaso Cuaresma

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 30, 2011
Lucita Alavaso Cuaresma, 81, of Waimea, Kauai, owner of Cuaresma Adult Residential Care Home, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in La Union, Philippines. She is survived by husband Elpidio, daughter Betsy Holton, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Sacred Hearts Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Evelyn Isabelle Castleberry

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Sept. 3, 2011
Evelyn Isabelle Castleberry, 91, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Leroy, daughters Jennifer Chang and Linda Owens, sisters Vivian Slater and Jennifer Miranda, nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment in Nevada at a later date. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Myrtle Piilani Bettencourt

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 31, 2011
Myrtle Piilani Bettencourt, 80, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retiree and former employee of Honey’s, Haiku Gardens, Germaine’s Luau, Cattlemen’s Steakhouse and Honokaa Club, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stephen “Stemo,” Lindsay, Bruce and Leabert Lindsey, and Tony Bettencourt; daughters Stephanie Lindsey and Francine Stagg; sister Gay Buck; 23 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and four hanai grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at Imiola Church, Waimea. Services: 10 a.m. Paina to follow at 1 p.m.

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Jose Dumayas Batangan

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

Aug. 20, 2011
Jose Dumayas Batangan, 62, of Eleele, Kauai, a field technician for Syngenta in Kekaha, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Magdalena, sons Walter and Emerson, sisters Apolonia Ramelb and Potenciana Paguirigan, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

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Robert Hunter Finlayson

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

ROBERT HUNTER FINLAYSON

Age 98, passed away September 5, 2011. Robert and his family lived in Hawaii for many years where he served as the President of the Laie Hawaii Temple from 1982 to 1986. They moved to Tucson in the early 90′s.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Bette, two daughters Bobette and Robin Russell (Thomas).

Services were held Saturday, September 10th at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter- day Saints in Oro Valley, Arizona. Adair Funeral Homes-Avalon Chapel entrusted with arrangements.


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