Archive for January 25th, 2012

Harue Arita

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Dec. 15, 2011
Harue Arita, also known as Bando Haruyuki, 96, of Honolulu, a retired classical Japanese dance instructor at Bando Haruyuki Studio, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Michelle Theresa Barros

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Jan. 11, 2012
Michelle Theresa Barros, 49, of Kaneohe, a Jack in the Box cashier and cook, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by companion Clyde Oshiro; brothers Antone, Abel, Frank, Kenneth and Edward; and sisters Carol Lopez, Susie Pace, Beatrice Ichelson, Lucretia Kahala and Edith White. Visitation at noon Sunday at Kahana Bay State Park. Services: 1 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. For questions, call Carol L. at 381-8833.

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SALVADOR CORDERO CABANILLA

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SALVADOR CORDERO CABANILLA

Age 83, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away January 6, 2012 in Honolulu. Born October 14, 1928 in Sukok, Narvacan, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from the Labor Union.

He is survived by wife, Nenita D. Cabanilla; son, Rosendo (Estrelita) Cabanilla; daughters, Remedios (Romulo) Balanon, Lourdez de Guzman, Rida Trinidad Cabanilla; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Lucia Cabarlo.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (January 29) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu) Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (January 30) at St Anthony Church; (640 Puuhale Rd., Honolulu) Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Claudia Marie Chaillé

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Jan. 18, 2012
Claudia Marie Chaillé, 68, of Reston, Va., and Waimanalo, a school principal and professor, died in Washington, D.C. She was born in Norman, Okla. She is survived by sister Angela Meixell. Services to be held in Reston. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Homeless Animals Rescue Team, P.O. Box 7621, Fairfax Station, VA 22039. Email condolences may be sent to adamsgreen.com.

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Dr. Thomas Yen Kee Chang

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Jan. 10, 2012
Dr. Thomas Yen Kee Chang, 92, of Honolulu, a physician and an Army veteran, died in Palolo Chinese Home Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Kathleen C. Ching and Donna L.H. Carroll, sister Mayblossom Wilkinson and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Randal Kanoa Chong

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Dec. 25, 2011
Randal Kanoa Chong, 47, of Mountain View, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Alika Chong-Kamana; daughters Theresa and Ekaika Kamana; wife Thomasine; brothers Raymond, Rodney and Randolph; and seven grandchildren. Services held.

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Romero Domingo Domingo

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Dec. 29, 2011
Romero Domingo Domingo, 70, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by father Fidel; mother Perpetua; brothers Rodrigo, Rudy, Levy, Aresio and Jose; and sisters Avelina Pasion, Clara Duldulao, Marisa Bocalbos, Marcelina Paguirigan and Marilyne Manuel. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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VIRGINIA “VICKING” DAHILIG FERNANDEZ

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VIRGINIA “VICKING” DAHILIG
FERNANDEZ

Age 67, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away December 26, 2011 in Aiea. Born January 1, 1944 in Barangay 18A, Mabusag, Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Was employed at Tripler Army Medical Center Housekeeping Department, member of Badoc Pinili Aid Association.

She is survived by husband, Ponciano “Jun” Q. Fernandez Jr.; daughters, Emie Fernandez (Zaldy Fagaragan), Rowena Fernandez (Jacinto Quibuyen), Noralyn Fernandez, Audrey Fernandez (Ronnel Coloma), Maricel (Bryan) Dagulo; 8 grandchildren; sisters, Anunciacion Basaliza, Rosalia (Cirilo) Mendoza, Ermelaida (Cris) Manalese, Estrella (Bernie) Paet; brothers, Pacifico (Demetria) Dahilig, Carlito (Felicitas) Dahilig.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (January 29) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (January 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Yoshihide Fujimoto

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Jan. 5, 2012
Yoshihide Fujimoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed mason contractor and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company H, died in a private care home. He was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Wayne and Clint, brother Herman, sister Evelyn Maddox, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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ALPHONSO GERSABA

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ALPHONSO GERSABA

Age 83, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away January 1, 2012 in Honolulu. Born August 2, 1928 in Ewa, Hawaii. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop #26 as a Welder and also at Waipahu Elementary School. U.S. Army Korean War Veteran.

He is survived by companion, Carol Kanda; son, Alphonso “Boy” Gersaba Jr.; daughter, Charlene (Benny) Rabanal; grandchildren, Beverlee Rabanal, Blayne Rabanal, Morgan Eddy; hanai daughters, Julie Sano, Jill Koga.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (January 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of The Pacific. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Sadao Ginoza

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Dec. 26, 2011
Sadao Ginoza, 86, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed taxicab driver and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy L.Y., sons Steven and Richard, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Joan Claire Leolani Gribbin-Aiu

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Jan. 17, 2012
Joan Claire Leolani Gribbin-Aiu, 46, of Honolulu, executive director of the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation and former director of the Hawaii Hotel Association, will be remembered at a Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church on Wilder Avenue. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by husband Thomas K. Aiu; sons Wyatt K. and Weston M. Aiu; daughters Tiffany K.K. Bayne-Aiu Johnson and Madison K.S. Aiu; mother Mary-Jean Rayco; brothers Michael, Joseph and George Gribbin; sister Kimberly Gribbin Ortega; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday. Private burial. Police and military in Class A uniform and public in aloha attire. Overflow parking at Maryknoll High School; please enter through Dole Street.

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JAMES MADISON MALONE III

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JAMES MADISON MALONE III
October 6, 1951
– December 31, 2011

James Madison Malone III, age 60, passed away unexpectedly on December 31, 2011 at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California with his close friends and family by his side. Born on October 6, 1951 in Ephrata Washington
He is survived by his wife Mary Malone of Kapolei Hawaii, his two daughters, Tyler and Blake Malone of San Luis Obispo, CA, and his stepson Brett Basarich of Hollister, CA. He is also survived by his sister Roxanne Easterwood (Chuck) of South Jordan, UT, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, James M and Norma F Malone.
He will be remembered by his great love of the outdoors extending from fishing and scuba diving in Hawaii and Mexico to skiing and hunting in Utah and many other states. He loved to travel. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico was one of his favorite places to vacation with his family. He had a successful career in the heavy civil construction industry that spanned over 40 years. Mr. Malone was employed as Vice President of Estimating at Delta Construction Corp. in Kapolei, Hawaii.
He touched many people’s lives and was highly respected by his peers and loved deeply by family and friends. His love of life, sense of humor and laughter will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Hawaii Yacht Club in Honolulu Hawaii, 1739-C Ala Moana Blvd.
Donations are preferred to a charity of choice. The Malone family stresses the importance of becoming an organ donor in remembrance of Jim Malone.

Himeo Iwata

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Dec. 14, 2011
Himeo “Mike” Iwata, 93, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and a former electrical supervisor at Yokota Air Force Base, died in Pearl City. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by sons Jon, Denis and Nelson; daughter Karen; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Elizabeth Ann Jones

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Dec. 2, 2011
Elizabeth Ann Jones, 50, of•Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Baltimore. She is survived by son Douglas K. Balinbin, brother John Rossberg and a grandchild. Private services.

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Leonard Paul Cozzo Jr.

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Jan. 9, 2012
Leonard Paul Cozzo Jr., 68, of Honolulu, a retired Navy command master chief of the Commander Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Steubenville, Ohio. He is survived by son Richard; daughters Marilyn Greaney, Dorothy Abreu and Christine Amii; brother Joseph Germano; and sister Maxina Germano. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Hawaii Stake Center, 46-117 Halaulani St. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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John Minoru Kaneshiro

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Jan. 10, 2012
John Minoru Kaneshiro, 79, of Honolulu, a contractor doing business as J.M. Kaneshiro Inc. and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Setsuko; sons Daniel and James; daughter Christine Inouye; sisters Sharon Mowat, Katherine Takushi, Nancy Tom and Ruby Kaneshiro; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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WILFRED HANOHANO KAULUKOU

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WILFRED HANOHANO KAULUKOU

Age 76, of Honolulu, passed away December 22, 2011 in Honolulu. Born September 25, 1935 in South Kona, Hawaii.

He is survived by wife, Hatsuko Kaulukou; daughters, Brenda Kaulukou, Lisa (Neal) Kaulukou-Chang; brothers, Reynold Frasco, Herbert (Barbara) Frasco, Philip Wayne (Barbara) Aguilar; sisters, Leinaala (Lawrence) Bernardes, Susan (Douglas) Latham; 5 grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday 1/28 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Masako Kihara

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Jan. 14, 2012
Masako Kihara, 90, of Hilo, a seamstress, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Arnold Miyasaki, daughters Barbara Tanaka and Myrna Nonaka, brothers Moris and Tooru, sister Shizuko Ikawa, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Esao Kitano

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Jan. 8, 2012
Esao “Jean” Kitano, 91, of Hilo, a salesclerk at various stores in Hilo, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by son Eric and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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RITCHIE, MARY LOUISE

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RITCHIE, MARY LOUISE

Mary Louise was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 10, 1926 to Anthony F. and Mary F. Brezil. She passed away peacefully in Rocklin, California on December 12 2011. She was widowed in 1995 with the passing of her beloved husband of 51 years Howard K. Ritchie.

She is survived by her daughter Diane Erickson, sons Howard, Jr. and Clinton, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

We will always remember our beloved mother for her steadfast faith in the Lord, devotion to the Blessed Mother, and love for family and friends. She will be greatly missed.

Inurnment service at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, on February 1, 2012 at 11:30 A.M. No monetary offerings and flowers.

Marley Keauokapohinahina Makanani

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Jan. 14, 2012
Marley Keauokapohinahina Makanani, 3, of Waimea, Hawaii, will be remembered in services to be announced at a later date. She was born in Las Vegas. She is survived by father Kinohi J.J., mother Tasha Nihau-Lindsey, sisters Journey and Taimani, and grandparents Clifford Ayau, Betsy Lindsey, Jesse Makanani and Andrea Mathias.

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Star Ka-Uionalani Medeiros

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Jan. 16, 2012
Star Ka-Uionalani Medeiros, 55, of Lahaina, a Westin Maui Hotel front office lead agent, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wesley B.; sons Casey Smythe, and Jansen and Preston Medeiros; brother Brett “Duke” Smythe; and sisters Dawn Fujiwara, Crystal and Melody Smythe, and Jasmine Ryan. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at ILWU Union Hall, 896 Lower Main St., Wailuku. No flowers. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Yomoko Minster

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Dec. 29, 2011
Yomoko Minster, 83, of Kaneohe died. She was born in Japan. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Adeline Fuyuno Nakasaki

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Dec. 17, 2011
Adeline Fuyuno Nakasaki, 84, of Kaneohe, a salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Masaru; sons Glenn and Jay; brother Albert Suyemoto; sisters Elsie Takao, and Sue Y. and Mabel Suyemoto; and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Chieko M. Nakashima

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Jan. 4, 2012
Chieko M. Nakashima, 88, of Hilo, a retired licensed practical nurse at the former Hilo Hospital, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Dr. Norman, Brian and Michael; brother Jack Konno; sister Masako Abe; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Richard Yukio Ogawa

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Dec. 26, 2011
Richard Yukio Ogawa, 87, of Mililani, an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lorna Ogawa, Pat Paschal and Lori Miyashita; brother Asaki; sister Violet Tabe; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard W. Patterson

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Jan. 1, 2012
Richard W. “Rick” Patterson, 78, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by sons William G. and Mark A., daughter Wendy R. Cummins and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Beatrice Ramutap

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Jan. 1, 2012
Beatrice Ramutap, 83, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Filomeno Jr.; daughters JoAnn Jones, Caroline Ohtani, Marilyn Dumancas and Adele Choy; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Mildred Rapoza

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Nov. 29, 2011
Mildred Rapoza, 88, of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., died in Laguna Hills, Calif. She was born in Kapahulu. She is survived by daughter Audrey Fulwiler, sister Margaret Rego, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 9 a.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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