Archive for April, 2012

HELENIO SERNA REBAMONTE

Posted On April 8th, 2012 -

HELENIO SERNA REBAMONTE

Age 65 of Ewa Beach, Hawaii passed away March 11, 2012. Born April 13, 1946 in Camiling, Tarlac,Philippines. Owner of Universal Roofing.

He is suvived by Wife, Lilia Bautista Rebamonte; Son, Gari-Jay (Jennifer) Bautista Rebamonte; Daughters, Jennifer (Carey “Toshi”) Bautista Rebamonte Yamaguchi, Lilian (Jason) Bautista-Rebamonte Franklin,
Helene Joy Bautista Rebamonte; Brothers, Carlos (Luciana) Serna Revamonte, Mario (Julita) Serna Rivamonte; Sisters, Soledad Serna Rivamonte, Liwliwa Serna Rivamonte, Elvira (Belmor) Rivamonte Bautista, Lolinda (Larry) Rivamonte Bautista; 5 Grandchildren.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Tuesday (April 10) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (April 11) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

MARINO ESTEBAN ORTEGA, JR. “JUNIOR”

Posted On April 30th, 2012 -

MARINO ESTEBAN ORTEGA, JR. “JUNIOR”

Age 63, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away April 16, 2012 in Honolulu. Born March 21, 1949 in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He has been a part of the hotel industry for 40 years and worked as an assistant bell captain at the Hilton Hawaiian Village since 2004.

He is survived by wife, Marjorie “Margie”; son, Ryan (Serena) Ortega; daughters, Rhea (Trey) Maddox, Raimee Ortega of CA; 3 grandchildren; brothers, Leo (Marissa) Ortega, Edgar (Maribel) Ortega, Sr., Oscar (Lynn) Ortega of CA, Ronald Ortega; sisters, Leticia (Gerry) Pascua of CA, Mildred Bolosan, Tessie (Max) Redaja, Sally (Nicholas) Pugal of TX, Bella (Rueben) Tomas, Nida Ortega.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Aloha Attire.

ORDIS L. JURY “KELIIHOOMALU

Posted On April 20th, 2012 -

ORDIS L. JURY “KELIIHOOMALU

Age 84, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away March 28, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born January 6, 1928 in Hilo, Hawaii.

She is survived by daughters, Helene “Pualani” (Jerry Oao) Soares, Darlene L. De Lora, Katherine I. Chatman, Rose K. Molina, Johnnie-Mae L. (Nolan Sr.) Perry; brother, Kentworth Keliihoomalu; sisters, Velma Choy, Karla Akiona; in-laws, Evelyn Keliihoomalu, Rosemary “Aga” Awong, Edith Teixeira, Orlando “Joe Boy” Soares; 20 grandchildren; 47 great-grand-children; 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (April 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

HORACE KIYOSHI TANIOKA “KIYO”

Posted On April 23rd, 2012 -

HORACE KIYOSHI TANIOKA
“KIYO”

Age 83, son of the late Toraichi and Kiyono Tanioka of Honolulu, passed away on April 7, 2012. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired mason and member of the Masons’ Union. Preceded in death by his wife, Haruko, he is survived by his sons, Van (Lori), Guy (Devlynn), Todd and Les (Angela) Tanioka; grand-children, Shanalynn, Codee, Dylan and Rysa; brother, Stanley (Helen) Tanioka; sisters, Grace (Keichi) Ikeda and Bernice Tanioka. Visitation from 1:00 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2012, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; funeral service 2:00 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Amelia Ana Kaopua Bailey “Tutu”

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

AMELIA ANA KAOPUA BAILEY, “TUTU”

Lei mau ia kakou i kona aloha pau ole. Master lei maker, Amelia Ana Kaopua Bailey, “Tutu,” passed away peacefully at her home in
Manoa on Tuesday, March 27th, surrounded by family. She was born to James Kaopua Sr. and Kamila Amina in Kalihi on November 20, 1922. Amelia graduated from Kamehameha School for Girls in 1941, and the University of Hawai`i, Queen’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1945. She married Dr. Robert F. Bailey, a family medical doctor in 1946, and raised five children.

Amelia worked twenty years for Punahou School as Costume Coordinator and received the “Old School Award” for outstanding service to the school community. She was an active member of Hui Hanai, Queen’s Nursing School Alumni Association, Queen’s Hospital Auxiliary, The Garden Club of Honolulu, Aha Hui Kaahumanu, Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club, and the Daughters of Hawaii, where she started the lei booth at the annual “Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace.” She annually contributed her lei and wreath-making talents to the Queen’s Festival of Trees, the Art Academy’s Kamaaina Christmas, the Honolulu Marathon, and numerous other Honolulu fundraisers and events. She also taught lei making to school children, halau, Garden Club members, women prisoners at the Waimanalo Correctional Unit, and hundreds of Punahou School students, parents, faculty and friends
through her annual workshop for the thriving Haku Lei Booth she founded for the Punahou School Carnival.

Tutu will always be remembered for her generosity in being there for others, gracious aloha, elegance, hard work, avid learning, warmth, creativity, hula, music, and gifts of beautiful lei for every occasion. In recent years, Amelia wrote, “I look on past and present experiences with pride for all have added to the process of
growing into being a kupuna. I feel blessed, enriched, and productive. Memories abound and life is beautiful.”

Amelia is preceded in passing by her parents, eight Kaopua siblings, husband, Robert F. Bailey, son Robert Clifton Bailey, and son-in-law Gary Blaich. She is survived by her children, daughter Beryl Blaich, sons James, Speedy (Pauline,) and John (Karla) Bailey, daughter-in-law Fahy Bailey; eight moopuna, Brooke (Johnny ) Wiskerchen, Mehana (Kilipaki) Vaughan, Meleana (Will) Estes, Kaulana Bailey, Mike Coots, Nicole (Bobby) Galchutt, Britten and Lindsey Bailey; and five great-grandchildren, Gavin, Micah, and Makana Galchutt, and Pikomanawakupono and Piinaemalina Vaughan; husband James W. Beatty; brother Glenn Kaulukukui, sister Marcella Brede, and countless dear friends. A memorial celebration of Tutu’s life will be held on Saturday, April 7th at Punahou School Chapel at 2PM. Visitation with family before and after service, begins at 12:30PM. Please carpool. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Mortuary (www.borthwick.com). In lieu of wreaths, please wear lei as Tutu always did. Donations to Punahou School’s “Dr. Robert F. and Amelia Bailey Endowed Scholarship Fund, ” (1601 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822), would be gratefully received, as would memories emailed to mehanav@gmail.com.

Amelia Ana Kaopua Bailey “Tutu”

Posted On April 6th, 2012 -

AMELIA ANA KAOPUA BAILEY, “TUTU”

Lei mau ia kakou i kona aloha pau ole. Master lei maker, Amelia Ana Kaopua Bailey, “Tutu,” passed away peacefully at her home in
Manoa on Tuesday, March 27th, surrounded by family. She was born to James Kaopua Sr. and Kamila Amina in Kalihi on November 20, 1922. Amelia graduated from Kamehameha School for Girls in 1941, and the University of Hawai`i, Queen’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1945. She married Dr. Robert F. Bailey, a family medical doctor in 1946, and raised five children.

Amelia worked twenty years for Punahou School as Costume Coordinator and received the “Old School Award” for outstanding service to the school community. She was an active member of Hui Hanai, Queen’s Nursing School Alumni Association, Queen’s Hospital Auxiliary, The Garden Club of Honolulu, Aha Hui Kaahumanu, Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club, and the Daughters of Hawaii, where she started the lei booth at the annual “Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace.” She annually contributed her lei and wreath-making talents to the Queen’s Festival of Trees, the Art Academy’s Kamaaina Christmas, the Honolulu Marathon, and numerous other Honolulu fundraisers and events. She also taught lei making to school children, halau, Garden Club members, women prisoners at the Waimanalo Correctional Unit, and hundreds of Punahou School students, parents, faculty and friends
through her annual workshop for the thriving Haku Lei Booth she founded for the Punahou School Carnival.

Tutu will always be remembered for her generosity in being there for others, gracious aloha, elegance, hard work, avid learning, warmth, creativity, hula, music, and gifts of beautiful lei for every occasion. In recent years, Amelia wrote, “I look on past and present experiences with pride for all have added to the process of
growing into being a kupuna. I feel blessed, enriched, and productive. Memories abound and life is beautiful.”

Amelia is preceded in passing by her parents, eight Kaopua siblings, husband, Robert F. Bailey, son Robert Clifton Bailey, and son-in-law Gary Blaich. She is survived by her children, daughter Beryl Blaich, sons James, Speedy (Pauline,) and John (Karla) Bailey, daughter-in-law Fahy Bailey; eight moopuna, Brooke (Johnny ) Wiskerchen, Mehana (Kilipaki) Vaughan, Meleana (Will) Estes, Kaulana Bailey, Mike Coots, Nicole (Bobby) Galchutt, Britten and Lindsey Bailey; and five great-grandchildren, Gavin, Micah, and Makana Galchutt, and Pikomanawakupono and Piinaemalina Vaughan; husband James W. Beatty; brother Glenn Kaulukukui, sister Marcella Brede, and countless dear friends. A memorial celebration of Tutu’s life will be held on Saturday, April 7th at Punahou School Chapel at 2PM. Visitation with family before and after service, begins at 12:30PM. Please carpool. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Mortuary (www.borthwick.com). In lieu of wreaths, please wear lei as Tutu always did. Donations to Punahou School’s “Dr. Robert F. and Amelia Bailey Endowed Scholarship Fund, ” (1601 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822), would be gratefully received, as would memories emailed to mehanav@gmail.com.

TROY D. GRIFFIN JR., LT. COL, USA (RET.)

Posted On April 1st, 2012 -

TROY D.
GRIFFIN, JR.,
LT. COL. USA (RET.)

Age 65, of Mililani, Deputy Public Affairs United States Army Pacific, died of Brukitt Lymphoma Cancer Sunday, March 18 with his wife at his side.

Mr. Griffin grew up in San Antonio, TX and graduated Trinity University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He was commissioned a second Lt. in the Air Defense Artillery in 1969 and later became a Public Affairs Officer. Mr. Griffin graduated with honors in German Studies from the Defense Language Institute. After retiring from the Army in 1989 Mr. Griffin continued his work in Public Affairs as a Department of Defense Civilian. He served as the deputy director executive services for United Sates Army Europe in Heidelberg, Germany and the chief of protocol for the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Mr. Griffin deployed multiple times as part of Task Force Eagle to Bosnia-Herzegovina as the chief of protocol for the 1st Armor Division and also served as the chief for the joint visitors bureau for Multinational Division (North). His military and civilian awards include The Legion of Merit Medal and the Meritorious Civilian Service Award.

In 1991 he married his wife Annemarie E. Newman from Oppenheim, Germany.

Mr. Griffin was known or his love of life and of animals, especially his four dogs and four birds. He loved riding his motorcycle and sailing his boat, “The Oasis” with Annemarie off the coast of Oahu. He loved to sing and belonged to several choirs during his life and sang in numerous concerts.

He is survived by Annemarie, his daughter Marlies Blackford, son-In-law Brad, and grand-daughter, Annalies.

A memorial ceremony will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday April 3 at Main Post Chapel, 790 McCornack St., Schofield Barracks Hawaii.

Memorial donations may be made to the Oahu SPCA at the memorial ceremony or by mail to, PO Box 2332 Ewa Beach, Hawaii 96706. Their website is, www.oahuspca.org

Florence Kiyoko Abe

Posted On April 13th, 2012 -

March 15, 2012
Florence Kiyoko Abe, 88, of Kailua, a retired owner of Abe Cleaners, died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by daughter Pamela Makiya; sisters Marion Nishimura, Doris Iwamura and Alice Sato; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Antonio Velez Abellanosa

Posted On April 16th, 2012 -

March 30, 2012
Antonio Velez Abellanosa, 94, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in the Far East, or the USAFFE, died at home. He was born in Oroquieta, Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria; sons Adrian, Alejandro, Antonio Jr., Allan, Arnold, Albert and Andrew; daughters Antonette, Arlene and Alma; sister Gloria Caballero; 27 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. April 23 at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Jerry Lee Abregana

Posted On April 15th, 2012 -

March 22, 2012
Jerry Lee Abregana, 35, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Raeleen N.K.; sons Keanu Kaina and Jayson Abregana; daughters Jayleen, Myah and Jessica; parents George and Laikin; brothers George and Terry; sister Roberta Espiritu; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m.

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Florentino Miguel Acacio

Posted On April 7th, 2012 -

March 28, 2012
Florentino Miguel Acacio, 90, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Sugar Plantation laborer and retired Kona Village Resort grounds maintenance employee, died at home. He was born in Vintar, Philippines. He is survived by wife Filomena; sons Albert and Romeo; brothers Lorenzo, Elipidio and Juan; sisters Manuela Zuniga and Zenaida Villanueva; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 55-3374 Akoni Pule Highway, Hawi, Hawaii. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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ANITA DALIGCON AGCAOILI

Posted On April 15th, 2012 -

ANITA DALIGCON AGCAOILI

Age 63, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away March 1, 2012 in Waipahu. Born May 12, 1948 in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church, Waipahu, a caregiver at the Agcaoili Foster Home, Waipahu, and seamstress with Annel’s Sewing Company, Waipahu.

She is survived by husband, Nelson Agcaoili; sons, James Bernardo, Jason Basa, Marcelino Basa Jr.; daughters, Joan (Reuben) Alison, Katiana Marie; sisters, Frisca Soriano, Consolacion “Sally” Daligcon, Merlita “Merly” Ganela; 6 grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (April 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Anita Daligcon Agcaoili

Posted On April 16th, 2012 -

March 1, 2012
Anita Daligcon Agcaoili, 63, of Waipahu, a caregiver at Agcaoili Foster Home in Waipahu and a seamstress at Annel’s Sewing Co. in Waipahu, died in Waipahu. She was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Nelson; sons James Bernardo, Jason Basa and Marcelino Basa Jr.; daughters Joan Alison and Katiana Marie; sisters Frisca Soriano, Consolacion “Sally” Daligcon and Merlita “Merly” Ganela; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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LEANDRA DULDULAO AGCAOILI

Posted On April 21st, 2012 -

LEANDRA DULDULAO AGCAOILI

Age 93, Waialua, Hawaii, passed away March 22, 2012 in Waialua. Born March 11, 1919 in Sarrat Ilocos, Norte, Philippines.

She is survived by sons, Rogelio (Susana) Agcaoili, Benjamin (Glorina) Agcaoili, Elpidio (Estrella) Agcaoili, Loreto (Nellie) Agcaoili, Toribio (Myrna) Agcaoili; daughters, Pacita (Mario) Marcos, Gloria (Abraham) Agoto; 24 grand-children; 23 great-grand-children; brother, Eusebio (Fortunata) Duldulao.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (April 27) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (April 28) at St Michael Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Leandra Duldulao Agcaoili

Posted On April 23rd, 2012 -

March 22, 2012
Leandra Duldulao Agcaoili, 93, of Waialua died in Waialua. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rogelio, Benjamin, Elpidio, Loreto and Toribio; daughters Pacita Marcos and Gloria Agoto; brother Eusebio Duldulao; 24 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leonard Agpaoa

Posted On April 8th, 2012 -

March 14, 2012
Leonard “Roy” Agpaoa, 52, of Honolulu, a student and Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Cauayan, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by mother Norma Downey; brothers Inocencio “John” Jr. and Raynor; and sisters Mary Barker, Marisa Wood and Aliscia Stein. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Pedro Agustin

Posted On April 28th, 2012 -

April 15, 2012
Pedro “Augie” Agustin, 72, of Aiea, a U.S. government sheet-metal mechanic at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 17, and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Pauline; son Preston; daughter Pamela Agpaoa; brothers Herman Sr., Francisco, Fidelio and Emilio; sister Rose Iwaki; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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CAROLDEAN AIWOHI

Posted On April 7th, 2012 -

CAROLDEAN AIWOHI

Age 55, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away March 13, 2012 in Honolulu. Born April 8, 1956 in Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Richard K. Aiwohi; sons, Kapi Aiwohi, Ricky Aiwohi, Alex Aiwohi, Mark (Angel) Aiwohi; daughters, Sherrie (Dave Frisby) Aiwohi, Savannah Aiwohi, Jerica (Randall) Medeiros’ brothers, Albert Rivera, Steven Rivera, Silva Rivera, Dominic Rivera; sisters, Raylene Hardrove, Melanie Simeona, Ericka Mattos, Michele Ditto; 15 grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Sunday (April 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Caroldean Aiwohi

Posted On April 11th, 2012 -

March 13, 2012
Caroldean Aiwohi, 55, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard K.; sons Kapi, Richy, Alex and Mark; daughters Sherrie and Savannah Aiwohi, and Jerica Medeiros; brothers Albert, Steven, Silva and Dominic Rivera; sisters Raylene Hardrove, Melanie Simeona, Ericka Mattos and Michele Ditto; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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BERNARD SEISO AKAMINE

Posted On April 15th, 2012 -

BERNARD SEISO AKAMINE

Bernard Seiso Akamine’s departure from his earthly home on April 2, 2012, was tender and gentle. A veteran of the WWII 100th Infantry Battalion, Company B, he retired from the Engineering Department at Hawaiian Regent Hotel, and spent his retirement days occupied with various projects and volunteer activities. A member of the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans organization, he served in many capacities, most recently as a volunteer docent at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

He was born in the Waipio Peninsula area near West Loch, Oahu, to Shojiro and Kame Akamine on November 29, 1922, and enjoyed life to the fullest. When he could no longer work on his outdoor hobbies, he absorbed his time by writing his memoirs, reading and listening to music. Always thoughtful and ready to serve, he willed his body to the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, where he is now teaching a new generation of medical professionals.

Survived by wife, Jeanette Setsuko (Arashiro) Akamine; son, Barton; daughters Drusilla (Stanley) Tanaka, Candace (Karl) Sakuda; brother, George Shigeru; sisters Violet Toyoko Tomihama, Betty Chiyoko (Gerald) Yee, Nancy Kimie (Bert) Nakayama of Huntington Beach, California, and grand-children, Grant Sato; Cecilee, Tyler and Carolee Tanaka; Brandyn Akamine; Kari and Kelly Sakuda; nephews, nieces, and cousins.

At his request, a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. For location and to RSVP, send email to celebrate.4.28@gmail.com by Friday, April 20. Phone calls may be made to 235-1343. No flowers. Casual attire.

Yoshiko Akamine

Posted On April 19th, 2012 -

March 28, 2012
Yoshiko Akamine, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House tailor, died in the Plaza at Mililani. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Roy, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Bernard Seiso Akamine

Posted On April 24th, 2012 -

April 2, 2012
Bernard Seiso Akamine, 89, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Regent Hotel engineering department retiree and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 100th Infantry Battalion, Company B, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Jeanette Setsuko, son Barton, daughters Drusilla Tanaka and Candace Sakuda, brother George Shigeru and sisters Violet T. Tomihama, Betty C. Yee and Nancy K. Nakayama. Services noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. For location and to RSVP, send email to celebrate. 4.28@gmail.com. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Maile Katherine Paoa Akana

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

April 1, 2012
Maile Katherine Paoa Akana, 86, of Honolulu, an educator in Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Benjamin L., sons Michael P. and Neil P., daughter Anne N., brother Eugene K. “Bal” Paoa, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Gloria Kiyoko Akase

Posted On April 2nd, 2012 -

March 9, 2012
Gloria Kiyoko Akase, 97, of Kaneohe, retiredowner of Leeward Integrated Health Service, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Clifford and three grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Gerald K. Akina

Posted On April 17th, 2012 -

April 11, 2012
Gerald K. Akina, 69, of Waimea, Hawaii, a heavy equipment mechanic, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Judith; sons Gerald Jr. and George; daughters Shelia Greaves, Geraldine Leitner and Nadine Lynch; stepsons Jay, Jesse L., Jerry and Jason Ontiveros; sisters Alice Kaneao, Eleanor Kahule and Genevieve Hoopai; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church. Mass: 9 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Waimea Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Anita Moana Kahalekai Akuna

Posted On April 23rd, 2012 -

April 5, 2012
Anita Moana Kahalekai Akuna, 84, of Wailuku, a Sheraton Maui Hotel housekeeping department retiree, died in Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by son Leslie Kahalekai, daughters Sandra Akina and Candance Legsay, seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Waihee Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Danny Valmoja Alayvilla

Posted On April 23rd, 2012 -

April 6, 2012
Danny Valmoja Alayvilla, 49, of Lihue, a retired County of Kauai employee and owner of Danny’s Concrete Pumping & Bobcat Service, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He is survived by daughter Danielle; son Micah; parents Ernesto and Veronica; brothers Alfonso and Eddie; sisters Regina Alayvilla-Schenck, Fely Akama and Mila Alayvilla; and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to be held at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Danny Alayvilla

Posted On April 25th, 2012 -

April 6, 2012
Danny Alayvilla, 49, of Lihue, a Kauai County employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Micah; daughter Danielle; brothers Alfonso and Eddie; sisters Regina Alayvilla-Schenck, Fely Akama and Mila Alayvilla; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael Church, Koloa, Kauai. Program: 10 a.m. Mass at noon. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ambrocio Cardona Alcantara

Posted On April 8th, 2012 -

March 24, 2012
Ambrocio Cardona Alcantara, 79, of Ewa Beach, a Chaney Brooks and Co. retiree and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Victoria, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by sons Renato, Jerry, Nory and Jun J.; daughters Mirasol Corpuz and Sani Alcantara; brother Lino; sisters Baby Duldulao, and Maria and Conching Alcantara; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines.

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Dolores O. Almosara

Posted On April 25th, 2012 -

April 13, 2012
Dolores O. Almosara, 86, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Rodrigo, Santiago Jr. and Joel; daughters Merian, Amelia, Virginia, Elouisa, Sara, Ruth, Judith and Susan; 31 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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