Archive for March, 2012

JOANNE T. NAKAGAWA

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

JOANNE T. NAKAGAWA

Age 56 of Waipahu, Hawaii passed away January 23, 2012
in Seattle. Born Sept. 23, 1955
in Honolulu, Hawaii. Joanne was a longtime employee of Matson Navigation. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She is survived by Companion,
Jarrett Ozaki; Son, Brandon K. Bailey.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (March 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Celebration of Life 10:45 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park :
No flowers, please

Robert Yutaka Abe

Posted On March 8th, 2012 -

Feb. 24, 2012
Robert Yutaka Abe, 81, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. Department of Defense teacher, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by daughter Kari K.; brothers Hiroshi, Kiyoshi and Iwao; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Teresita Dinglasan Abejon

Posted On March 6th, 2012 -

Jan. 23, 2012
Teresita Dinglasan Abejon, 70, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Pontevedra, Capiz, Philippines. She is survived by husband Alberto S.; stepsons Fredilito D. and Alger D.; stepdaughter Mary A. Jahnke; brothers Rudy, Fernando, Antonio, Reynaldo, Victor, Ireneo and Eduardo Dinglasan; sisters Erlinda De Los Santos and Aida Dela Cruz; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church Waimanalo. Mass: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Irineo Gamiao Agcaoili

Posted On March 12th, 2012 -

March 4, 2012
Irineo Gamiao Agcaoili, 53, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a Puna certified landscaper, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai steward and papaya farmer, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Amelia; sons Lloyd, Lucky R., Adrian and Andrew; daughters Sheryl Agpalza and Sheila Agcaoili; mother Salome; sisters Nanette Mara and Lucia Agcaoili; and three grandchildren. Services to be held in Dinuba, Calif.

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Phoebe Whitney Aguiar

Posted On March 14th, 2012 -

March 9, 2012
Phoebe Whitney Aguiar, 86, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired American Red Cross lab specialist, died at home. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Herbert P., Michael S. and Thomas J.; daughter Antonia A. Marcum; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Graveside committal services: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Genoveva Garin Agustin

Posted On March 16th, 2012 -

Feb. 18, 2012
Genoveva Garin “Esca” Agustin, 84, of Kapolei died in Aiea. She was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Jimmy; daughters Guillerma A. Garcia and Gemma A. Heinz; brother Doming Garin; sisters Aning Lahambra, Iday Celestino, Marcing Uy and Tinay Flores; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Lawrence Kekiokalani Akamine

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Dec. 20, 2011
Lawrence Kekiokalani Akamine, 79, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Steven and Shawn; daughters Jocelyn Inomata, Momi Anakalea and Rochelle Akamine; brother Leroy; sister Arletta Lomas; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Julian Alapasco

Posted On March 28th, 2012 -

March 17, 2012
Julian Alapasco, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired supervisor at the state Department of Transportation Harbors Division and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kaneohe. He was born in San Fernando, Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Geraldine “Nina”; sons Victor, Peter and Gerald Maneha; daughters Stephanie Mahelona, Roberta Duncan, Julina V. Glaza and Marvelyn Baker; 24 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Timothy Paul Alencastre

Posted On March 5th, 2012 -

Feb. 6, 2012
TimothyPaul Alencastre, 52, of Volcano, formerly of Kailua, a Hawaii Army National Guard master sergeant and an aircraft mechanic supervisor for Army Aviation Support FacilityNo. 2, died in Halape, Kau. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Ikaika and Ka‘imipono, daughter Ua Alencastre-Galimba; brother Melvin; sister Laura Motu‘apuaka and Makalapua Alencastre; and fiancee Jodi Kennedy. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:11 a.m. Scattering of ashes:1 p.m. March 12 at Kailua Bay. Aloha attire. Lei welcome.

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BRYAN JAMES CUDAL ALFARO

Posted On March 4th, 2012 -

BRYAN JAMES CUDAL ALFARO

Age 16, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away February 11, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born January 16, 1996 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A student of Leilehua High School.

He is survived by parents, Larry & Rosalinda “Sally Cudal” Alfaro; sisters, Tiffany Cudal Alfaro, Lyla Cudal Alfaro.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Thursday (March 8) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Friday (March 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Bryan James Cudal Alfaro

Posted On March 5th, 2012 -

Feb. 11, 2012
Bryan James Cudal Alfaro, 16, of Wahiawa, a Leilehua High School student, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Larry Alfaro and Rosalinda “Sally” Cudal Alfaro, and sisters Tiffany C. and Lyla C. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kathleen Moananani Allen

Posted On March 23rd, 2012 -

March 20, 2012
Kathleen Moananani Allen, 50, of Laie, a Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center counselor, died in Kapolei. She was born in Hono lulu. She is survived by parents Joseph and Moana; brothers Samuel Alama, and Joseph R.K. and Gerald K. Allen; and sisters Robin K. Fletcher, Sheila K. Moe and Vandree Alama. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Kathleen Moananani Allen

Posted On March 26th, 2012 -

March 20, 2012
Kathleen Moananani Allen, 50, of Laie, a Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center community building facilitator and Polynesian Cultural Center entertainer, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Joseph and Moana; brothers Samuel Alama, and Joseph R.K. and Gerald K. Allen; and sisters Robin K. Fletcher, Sheila K. Moe and Vandree Alama. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Incorrect information given in an obituary Friday.

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William R. Amolato

Posted On March 12th, 2012 -

Feb. 24, 2012
William R. “Tek” Amolato, 79, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retiree from the former Kau Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons William “Keith,” Bernard and Cliff Amalato; daughter Annalee Muranaka; brothers Abraham and Alvin Amalato; sister Jessie Marks; 19 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church, 2575 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Casual attire.

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Richard Dwayne Amorin

Posted On March 1st, 2012 -

Feb. 17, 2012
Richard Dwayne “Ricky” Amorin, 57, of Lawai, Kauai, a U.S. Postal Service mailman, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by parents Joaquin and Monica, and sister Claudia Boggs. Private services.

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Consuelo De La Cruz Amorin

Posted On March 4th, 2012 -

Feb. 29, 2012
Consuelo De La Cruz “Connie” Amorin, 80, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a home health caregiver for St. Francis, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home, Omao, Kauai. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by husband Stanley; sons Stanley Jr. and David; daughters Phyllis Amorin, Rochelle Vandergalien and Christine Villanueva; brothers Sonny and Mark De La Cruz; sister Rose Carvalho; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Florence Grace Amosa

Posted On March 10th, 2012 -

Feb. 28, 2012
Florence Grace Amosa, infant daughter of Columbus and Lydia Amosa of Dallas, died in Dallas. She was born in Dallas. She is also survived by grandparents Leata Amosa, and Thomas and Faaaliga Coffin. Private services.

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Guy Edward Andrade

Posted On March 23rd, 2012 -

Feb. 12, 2012
Guy Edward “Eddie-Joe” Andrade, 59, of Kaneohe, a mechanic, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Tracy Kasana, mother Elizabeth, brother Richard Jr., sister Diane Rodrigues and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 31 at Hope Chapel Kane ohe, 45-815 Pookela St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Florentina Pasco Aninion

Posted On March 6th, 2012 -

Feb. 19, 2012
Florentina Pasco “Flo” Aninion, 79, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Safeway meat wrapper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gordon, Terence and Russell; daughters Andera Cuba, Christy De Coito and Diana Perreira; brothers Tony and George Pasco Sr., and Robinson and John Reyes; sisters Dolores Sarme, Fely Reyes and Clara Collingworth; 18 grandchildren; and 48 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Tsurue Aoki

Posted On March 13th, 2012 -

Feb. 18, 2012
Tsurue Aoki, 95, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Isamu, daughters Nancy Young and Beverly Muta, 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Josue Casuga Apilado

Posted On March 4th, 2012 -

Feb. 22, 2012
Josue Casuga Apilado, 67, of Lahaina, a Securitas security officer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in San Fernando City, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Flora F.; son George; daughters Mary Jane Cabrera, Jacqueline Apilado and Josie Riza Monnett; brothers Juan, Mariano and Ben; sisters Leona Mendoza and Ruth Ibasan; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Maria Lanakila Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in San Fernando City.

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DORIS TOMIKO ARAKAKI

Posted On March 31st, 2012 -

DORIS TOMIKO
ARAKAKI

Age 92, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away February 23, 2012 in Mililani. Born August 28, 2012 in Olaa, Hawaii.

She is survived by son, Norman S. (Glenna) Arakaki; daughters, Sharon S. (Joe) Yamasaki, Phyllis T. (Leslie) Tom; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

No Monetary Offerings. Private services were held.

JANE KIKUE ARAKAWA

Posted On March 19th, 2012 -

JANE KIKUE ARAKAWA

96, was born on February 12, 1915, on Kauai. She died on February 5, experiencing loving care from Isabel Infante, her caregiver. She is survived by daughters, Aileen Arakawa and Renee (Albert) Hamai; granddaughters, Crystal (Derek) Harauchi and Pamela Hamai; sisters, Bessie Toki and Natsuko Tokeshi of Okinawa; brother, Seizen Kaneshiro, also of Okinawa, and many relatives.

After selling their lunch wagon, Jane worked as a cafeteria helper to save for her Las Vegas vacations. Her heart was always with her family and extended ohana, so helpful and supportive. Her advice: “It’s hard to grow old. So don’t get old.” Private services.

Jane Kikue Arakawa

Posted On March 24th, 2012 -

Feb. 5, 2012
Jane Kikue Arakawa, 96, of Honolulu, former Arakawa Lunchwagon owner and retired cafeteria helper, died. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Aileen Arakawa and Renee Hamai, brother Seizen Kaneshiro, sisters Bessie Toki and Natsuko Tokeshi, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Matsumori Arashiro

Posted On March 30th, 2012 -

March 14, 2012
Matsumori “Mutt” Arashiro, 95, of Honolulu, a retired electrician at American Electric, died at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by son Kenneth H., daughters Carolyn C. Arashiro and Lynett M. Reese, and brother Matsuyoshi. Private services.

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MR. MATSUMORI ARASHIRO

Posted On March 31st, 2012 -

The family of the late
Mr. Matsumori Arashiro
would like to thank all members of the neighborhood and community who stepped in and made his life better. You brought him dinner, gave him a ride home, helped him to cross the street and picked him up when he fell and for many, many other caring, kind deeds. We greatly appreciate all you did for him. Thank you!

Elizabeth S. Araujo

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 27, 2012
Elizabeth S. Araujo, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Albert, Clyde, Lorrin, Louis Jr. and Gerald; daughter Paulette Soares; sister Christine Azevedo; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Linda K. Arinaga

Posted On March 25th, 2012 -

March 6, 2012
Linda K. Arinaga, 68, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by parents Robert and Ayano, brother Dennis and sisters Arleen Arinaga and Shelley Ota. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji, 1727 Pali Highway, Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Jason John Arruda

Posted On March 9th, 2012 -

Feb. 20, 2012
Jason John Arruda, 21, of Kaneohe, a Tropical Roofing roofer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by parents Robert and Judylyn, brothers Herbert Arruda and Blaine Kelai, sisters Bobbie Teixeira and Joy Arruda, and grandparents Francisco and Irenea Daguro. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Cynthia Ann Artita

Posted On March 12th, 2012 -

March 7, 2012
Cynthia Ann Artita, 49, of Mililani, a U.S. Postal Service employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Briana and Chloe, brothers Melvin and Clayton, and sister Brenda Wandasan. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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