Archive for April 3rd, 2012

Doris Tomiko Arakaki

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Feb. 23, 2012
Doris Tomiko Arakaki, 92, of Aiea died in Mililani. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Norman S., daughters Sharon S. Yamasaki and Phyllis T. Tom, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Amelia Ana Kaopua Bailey

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March 27, 2012
Amelia Ana Kaopua Bailey, 89, of Manoa, a lei maker and teacher, Punahou School costume director and homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James W. Beatty; sons James, Speedy and John; daughter Beryl Blaich; brother Glenn Kaulukukui; sister Marcella Brede; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Thurston Chapel, Punahou School. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. Wear or bring lei. Donations suggested to Punahou School’s Dr. Robert F. and Amelia Bailey Endowed Scholarship Fund, 1601 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822.

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Kathleen Bodendorfer

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March 22, 2012
Kathleen Bodendorfer, 59, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waltham, Mass. She is survived by husband Thomas W.; son Derek; daughter Kathrine; mother Jeannie McCammon; brother Jackie J. McCammon; sisters Collene, Debra and Darlene; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Robert Arthur Boucher

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March 23, 2012
Robert Arthur Boucher, 57, of Kula, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Acushnet, Mass. He is survived by daughter Kaulana, mother Delphia, brother Ronald and sisters Donna Rathbun, Sandra Boucher and Linda Froehlich. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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ROBERT “BOB” JAMES BROWN

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ROBERT “BOB” JAMES BROWN

Age 81, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away March 1, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born December 10, 1930 in Marion, Indiana.

He is survived by wife, Rosalind Herrera Brown; daughter, Patricia Renee Brown; sons, A.C. (Delphine) Brown, Michael (Donna) Brown; 7 grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (April 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

John B. Caruso

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March 30, 2012
John B. Caruso, 92, of Aiea, a retired planner estimator at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Ford Island and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Rome. He is survived by daughters Conne Sutherland and Rita B. Bernardo, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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HAZEL MARY CASTILIO

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HAZEL MARY CASTILIO

Age 87, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away March 19, 2012 in Mililani. Born March 9, 1925 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A member of the Senior Citizens Bowling
League, Pearl City.

She is survived by son, George Castilio Jr.; daughters, Deanna Siliado, Rosaline Largo; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 10:30 a.m. Saturday (April 7) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Alfred Richard Catao

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March 4, 2012
Alfred Richard Catao, 83, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill supervisor, died at home. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by companion Frances Kellett, brother Ezechiel, sisters Marilyn Tranilla and Claire Javier, and numerous hanai grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Nancy Chun

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March 26, 2012
Nancy Chun, 87, of Haliimaile, Maui, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Llewellyn and Colin; brother John Bak Jr.; sisters Jennie Ito, Rose Quindica, Victoria Keawekane, Lillian Haina and Shirley Streck; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Visitacion Balantac Duldulao

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March 6, 2012
Visitacion Balantac Duldulao, 81, of Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, a retired Central YMCA housekeeper, died in Alameda, Calif. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Eric B., daughter Edna D. Ammons and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Gilbert Kim Flores

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March 20, 2012
Gilbert Kim Flores, 68, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Rose and brothers Arthur “Art,” Francis “Frank,” Randolph “Randy” and Edwin “Ed.” Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Kazue Fujii

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March 13, 2012
Kazue “Kay” Fujii, 83, of Aiea, a former nurse with Dr. Ruben Casile in Hilo, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Richard N.; daughters Evelyn Machida and Donna Tanabe; brothers Norio and Bunichi Harada; sisters Asayo Naguwa, Martha Kaji and June Nakagawa; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Yuichi Harada

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March 7, 2012
Yuichi Harada, 86, of Kahului, a retired Maui Electric Co. power plant electrical operator and an Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Nelson, daughter Gale Matsumoto, brothers Mitsuo “Wallace” and Ikuo, sister Masae Saiki and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Gregory Mitsuyuki Hiramoto

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March 13, 2012
Gregory Mitsuyuki Hiramoto, 64, of Ninole, Hawaii, an Army veteran, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Aaron and sisters Harriet Kono, Irene Mizunaka and Myra Hiramoto. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Kay Sakata Hisanaga

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March 12, 2012
Kay Sakata Hisanaga, 89, of Wailuku, formerly of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Barney; daughters Ann Lee, Naomi Miyamoto and Lori Geller; brother Seiji Sakata; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Rudolph Hoke

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March 22, 2012
Rudolph Hoke, also known as Kaanoi Ulukoa Kaiuwailani, 59, of Honolulu, a construction worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Bryan; daughter Trisha-Ann Thomas; brothers Richard L., Leonard and Haru; sisters Judith Ortiz, Audrey Johnson and Joyce Vidinha; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Wilfred Kawaiaea

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March 25, 2012
Wilfred “Kaupo” Kawaiaea, 79, of Hawaii Kai, a retired tool room supervisor at Pacific Marine and Dillingham Bros., died in Honolulu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Alice; son Jon; brothers Oliver, John, Daniel and Milton; sister Minuet Ratledge; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Helen Sachiko Kimura

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Feb. 7, 2012
Helen Sachiko Kimura, 81, of Pearl City, a retired secretary at Mutual Distributor/Wholesale, died in Pearl City. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughters Sandra Hirata, Sheila Kimura and Gwyn Tamashiro; and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Lillian Amiel Kramer

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March 26, 2012
Lillian Amiel Kramer, 93, of Westminster, Colo., retired president of Kramer’s Men’s Wear and Big & Tall by Kramer’s in Hawaii, died in Colorado. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard Botkin and Jeffrey Kramer; daughters Simone Andrade, Ricarda Thomas and Roberta Scanlon; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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Manuel Cruz Laboy

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March 6, 2012
Manuel Cruz Laboy, 82, of Mililani, a retired city refuse worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Manuel “Junior” Jr., Clifford, Frank and Clives-Richard; daughter Cindy Ann Rogers; two brothers; two sisters; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Betty June Langley

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March 11, 2012
Betty June Langley, 78, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Griffin, Ga. She is survived by husband Robert “Sarge,” sons Robert Jr. and Steve, daughters Vicky Saxton and June “Cammie” Langley, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Frances Kim Sun Chow Lee

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March 17, 2012
Frances Kim Sun Chow Lee, 90, of Honolulu, a retired JP Roumaine seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard and Daniel, daughters Beatrice Chu and Anna Why, 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Gladys Yaeko Maetani

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March 30, 2012
Gladys Yaeko Maetani, 81, of Harbor City, Calif., died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Myron M.; sons Kyle, Wade and Kerry; and six grandchildren. Services to be held in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Online condolences: www.fukuimortuary.com.

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BETTY YUKIE MORIOKA

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BETTY YUKIE MORIOKA

Age 81, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away February 27, 2012 in Kapolei. Born July 15, 1930 in Ewa, Hawaii. Retired sales clerk from Ewa Beach Hardware Store.

She is survived by daughter, Kellie (Harlan) Morioka-Kam; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother, Tooru Matsumura (Margaret); sisters, Clara Akimoto, Elsie Hironaka, Doris Ige.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (April 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. Saturday (April 7) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

GEORGE MASAO MORIOKA

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GEORGE MASAO MORIOKA

Age 79, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away February 25, 2012 in Mililani. Born September 11, 1932 in Wailuku, Maui. A U.S. Army Veteran and retired telecommunication engineer of Hawaiian Telephone. Formerly a Lions Club member.

He is survived by wife, Barbara Morioka; son, Jason Morioka; daughter, Cindy (Hener) Sison; 4 grandchildren; brother, Paul (Mae) Morioka; sisters, Marilyn (Kazuo) Kamei of Hilo, Lillian Tominaga.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (April 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Margaret Yoriko Okita

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March 25, 2012
Margaret Yoriko Okita, 88, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank supervisor for data operations, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Sanford; daughter Patricia; brother Fred Sato; sisters Betty Koyama, Dorothy Poe, Alice Sakuda, May Hamamoto and Sarah Kagawa; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Victorina Marcelo Padaca

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Feb. 28, 2012
Victorina Marcelo Padaca, 82, of Pearl City, a care home operator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rogelio, Paulino and Mark; daughters Pearl L. Padaca and Julene Machida; brothers Jack and Lorenzo Marcelo; sister Maxima M. Colobong; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Clovis Tim Ray

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March 15, 2012
Clovis Tim Ray, 34, of Schofield Barracks, an Army first lieutenant, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. Wednesday at Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel. He was born in San Antonio. He is survived by wife Shannon, son Dean, parents Bob and Cecilia, brothers Bob Jr. and Ed, and sister Jennifer. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Harry Takeki Sekiya

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March 17, 2012
Harry Takeki Sekiya, 91, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor for Chikaramochi Store and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy Y.; daughters Marilyn Kinjo, Susan Inouye and Irene Sekiya; five grandchildren; and two great-grand-children. Private services.

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Betty Shizuko Shiroma

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Feb. 20, 2012
Betty Shizuko Shiroma, 69, of Pearl City, a retired Waiau Elementary School secretary, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stanley H., daughters Lisa S. Shiroma and Liane E. Taylan, brother Ronald T. Watanabe, sister Amy H. Tanaka, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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