Archive for April 7th, 2012

Florentino Miguel Acacio

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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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CAROLDEAN AIWOHI

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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.

Gertrude Anna Apio

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March 29, 2012
Gertrude Anna Apio of Honolulu, a retired state public servant, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William and Patrick Mokuau, and Dale DeTroye; daughter Kawai Smith; stepsisters MaryEllen Pililaau, Myrtle Caniaveral and Mary Zapata; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services:
6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Additional services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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William Caravalho

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March 23, 2012
William “Billy” Caravalho, 82, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a state Highways Division equipment operator and a retired national guardsman, died in Kohala Hospital. He was born in Kohala. He is survived by wife Violet; son Harvey; daughters Susan Keadle, Stella Mendoza and Patricia Higaki; brothers Jimmy and Kenneth; sister Jane Walker; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. April 14 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 55-3374 Akoni Pule Highway, Hawi. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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JUNE CAROL KAUHIWAI KEKAUOHA LINKEE CHANG

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JUNE CAROL KAUHIWAI KEKAUOHA LINKEE CHANG

Of Laie, passed away at the age of 81 on March 29, 2012. Born in Laie on April 19, 1930. She was a clerk at Pearl Harbor, later graduated from Church College of Hawaii with a Bachelors in Elementary Education. She began her career at Kaaawa Elementary School and retired from the DOE at Hau’ula Elementary School as a 6th grade teacher.

She is survived by her husband Joaquin Chang; sons Bertram, Benson (deceased), Brian Robert (Charmaine), Bradley (Georgianne); sisters Kilihea Asunsion, Victoria (Kiki) Christensen, Jackie Chang; 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Visitation 9-11a, Saturday April 14 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Laie Hawaii North Stake Center. Memorial Services 11-1230pm. Burial 1pm: Laie Cemetery

Tol Ye Chang

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April 1, 2012
Tol Ye Chang, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Korea. She is survived by son Yon Hwan; daughters Myong Soon, Laura, Michelle and Han Sik; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Leatrice L. Coffield

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March 14, 2012
Leatrice L. Coffield, 96, of Honolulu, a retired state government supervisor, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Sylvia L. Shon. Private services.

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WILLIAM “BILL” ALMEIDA COSTA

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WILLIAM “BILL” ALMEIDA COSTA

Age 89, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away March 17, 2012 in Aiea. Born Dececember 30, 1922 in Koloa, Kauai. Retired from Pearl Harbor Shipyard Sheet Metal Shop #17 as a Supervisor. United States World War II Army Veteran.

He is survived by wife, Katherine Gouveia Costa; sons, William Keith Costa, Michael Brian Costa, Nathan Darryl (Lori) Costa; 6 grand-children; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, Manuel (Anna) Costa; sister, Geri Olivares.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (April 13) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy. Waipahu) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Eligio Dela Cruz

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March 19, 2012
Eligio Dela Cruz, 77, of Pearl City, a Walker-Moody Construction Co. retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Miriam M., sons; Alfred E. and Reginald J.; daughter Elena J.M. Jones; brother Rogelio; sisters Juanita D. Molina, and Candinarya and Elena Dela Cruz; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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James Kahakalau Domingo

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March 19, 2012
James Kahakalau Domingo, 68, of Kahuku, a city gardening equipment operator, died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Ilona J. Lopes, son Jacob Primacio, brother Garrett Potter, sisters Darleen “Maka” Jumawan and Gwen Lee, caregiver Melissa Primacio and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. April 14 at 51-312 Kamehameha Highway, Kaaawa.

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Narcisa Duldulao Domingo

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March 8, 2012
Narcisa Duldulao Domingo, 81, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Susan Sumera and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tadaaki Egusa

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March 22, 2012
Tadaaki “Darling” Egusa, 96, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a retired journeyman welder at the former Laupahoehoe Sugar and Hamakua Sugar companies, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Papaaloa. He is survived by wife Tatsue, son Newton, daughters Norma Shima and Willa Nakamichi, sisters Masae Tamamoto and Asako Tanaka, and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Charles Randy Ellis

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April 1, 2012
Charles Randy Ellis, 62, of Kaneohe, a retired general manager, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Iowa. He is survived by son Jeremiah R., daughter Miranda Dagnillo and brother Edward. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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Carmen Macapagal Estabillo

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March 12, 2012
Carmen Macapagal Estabillo, 73, of Wahiawa, a former employee at Waimano Training School and Hospital, died in Honolulu. She was born in Cavite City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Marvin, Artem and Ferdinand; brothers Jessie and David Macapagal; sisters Myrna Macapagal, Beth Torrillo and Jellen Mahusay; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Katsuko Fukuda

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March 21, 2012
Katsuko “Kats” Fukuda, 86, of Aiea, a retired August Ahrens Elementary School special education teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by sons Stephen T., Glenn D. and Michael H.; daughter Julia Y. Cosgrove; sister Chieko West; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Greene

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March 27, 2012
Robert “Bobby” Greene, 70, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran and a retired construction laborer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by brothers Burton A. and Charlie Lee, stepsister Elizabeth “Betty” Davis and caregiver Nancy McClellan. Private scattering of ashes.

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Mamoru Imade

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March 22, 2012
Mamoru Imade, 82, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired automotive mechanic at the former Puna Service Station and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kurtistown. He is survived by brothers Richard, Kameichi, Nobuichi and Matsushi. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Kiyoko Ishikane

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April 2, 2012
Kiyoko “Kay” Ishikane, 89, of Hilo, a retired salesclerk at the former Western Auto Store in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Yoshio; sons Jerry, Allan and Harvey; daughters Karen Suga, and Lynn and Nora Yoshida; brothers Charles and Kiyoshi Nakamura; sister Haruko “Helen” Mashiba; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Joseph Nunes Jr.

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March 30, 2012
James Joseph Nunes Jr., 58, of Waianae, a prison guard, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Japan. He is survived by wife Wanda M., daughters Delia Lanet Nunes-Oliveira and Veronica Jean Nunes, brother Keone J. and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazuko Karasaki

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March 24, 2012
Kazuko Karasaki, 86, of Honolulu, a former Honolulu Rapid Transit clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by sisters Ellen E. Kodani and Chieko Furumoto. Private services.

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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; brothers Dr. Robert and Francis Ogawa; and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Hiroko Kurihara

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March 25, 2012
Hiroko “Carol” Kurihara, 80, of Aiea, a retired Woolworth’s salesclerk, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Robert K., sons Keith A. and Ricky K., daughters Gail K. Yamamoto and Joy H. Tanouye, brothers Takashi and Toshiaki Tachikawa, sister Mitsue Goshi and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Raymond Kei Pak Lo

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March 31, 2012
Raymond Kei Pak “Mongo” Lo, 93, of Honolulu, an entrepreneur and artist, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in China. Private scattering of ashes.

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Eligia Simeon Mariano

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March 17, 2012
Eligia Simeon “Ellen” Mariano, 86, Aiea, a retired Hale Koa Hotel housekeeper, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in San Mateo, Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rico, Robby and Richie Razon; daughter Cora Razon; sisters Gloria Corpuz and Florentina Antonia; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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June LaVerne Montayre Mendez

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March 8, 2012
June LaVerne Montayre “Junie” Mendez, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Richard; sons Wayne and Richard M.; daughters Brenda Moniz, Dora Mendez, Cynthia Smith, Lisa Perez and Michelle Brueggemann; 23 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Teruo Michinaka

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March 15, 2012
Teruo Michinaka, 96, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Roy, daughters Carol Ishizaki and Kay Okumoto, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Gladys Yoshie Morimoto

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March 27, 2012
Gladys Yoshie Morimoto, 89, of Honolulu, owner of Gladys’ Nursery in Wahiawa, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Harolyn Toma and brother George. Private services.

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Doris Miyoto Nakamoto

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March 2, 2012
Doris Miyoto Nakamoto, 95, of Paia, Maui, a homemaker, died in Kula, Maui. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons James M. and Gerald A., daughters Harriet M. Kitazawa and Luella F. Nishimoto, brothers Takashi and Sadao Hongo, sister Edith Taguchi, caregiver and nephew David R. Hongo, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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LAURA T. NAKASONO

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LAURA T. NAKASONO

Age 66, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away March 5, 2012 in Aiea. Born March 27, 1945 in Waipahu, Hawaii. Laura was retired from Coastal Construction. She was a member of the Oshiro Music.

She is survived by brothers, Teruji Nakasono, Imao Nakasono, George Nakasono, Thomas Nakasono; sister, Mildred (Yoshio) Ito; sister-in-law, Kimie Nakasono.

Private services were held.

Helenio Serna Rebamonte

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March 11, 2012
Helenio Serna Rebamonte, 65, of Ewa Beach, owner of Universal Roofing, died in Aiea. He was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilia B.; son Gari-Jay B.; daughters Jennifer B.R. Yamaguchi, Lilian B.-R. Franklin and Helene J.B. Rebamonte; brothers Carlos S. Revamonte and Mario S. Rivamonte; sisters Soledad S. and Liwliwa S. Rivamonte, and Elvira R. and Lolinda R. Bautista; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran