Archive for April 23rd, 2012

HORACE KIYOSHI TANIOKA “KIYO”

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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.

Leandra Duldulao Agcaoili

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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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Anita Moana Kahalekai Akuna

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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

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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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Iluminada Ballesteros Artienda

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April 2, 2012
Iluminada Ballesteros Artienda, 63, of Honolulu, a Sheraton Waikiki Hotel housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Ronald B., daughter Ronalyn A. Barut, brother Bill Ballesteros, sister Ofelia Balicao and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Kanao Asaoka

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April 6, 2012
Kanao Asaoka, 88, of Lihue, a counselor with the state Office of Veterans Services, died. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Mark; daughters Trudy Merchant, Iris Faria and Ardis Ueki; sister Mitsuko Niwa; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marina Peleseuma Tomas Blanchard

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April 8, 2012
Marina Peleseuma Tomas Blanchard, 50, of Las Vegas, a resident manager, died in Desert Springs, Nev. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jesse Boy Santiago Tomas; mother Litia Aneki Vea; brothers Tony, Peter and David; sisters Anita, Michelle, Joy, Tino, Tina, Lisa and Sela; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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John N. Buentipo

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April 7, 2012
John N. “Joey” Buentipo, 17, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Keaau High School student, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Geronimo Jr. and Erlinda, sisters Glenda and Melody, and grandparents Geronimo Buentipo Sr., and Domingo and Aresnia Nicolas. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. All-night vigil after 9 p.m. at the family residence in Keaau. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

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Jean Hatsuko Chatani

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March 23, 2012
Jean Hatsuko Chatani, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii telephone operator, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George, daughter Cynthia F. Flynn, brothers Norman and Warren Naito, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services. 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Eugene Dekarske

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March 28, 2012
Eugene “Gene” Dekarske, 92, of Ewa Beach died in Wahiawa. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Realonda Pagdilao Diaz

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March 30, 2012
Realonda Pagdilao “Yaling” Diaz, 83, of Ewa Beach, a former secretary for Ewa Plantation Co. and a retired receptionist with the Kaiser Punawai Clinic, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Emilio B., son Norbert M., daughter Myrna-Lyn D. Abang and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional services: 8 a.m. Friday at Ewa Community Church, 91-1258 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Taisea Laumea Donley

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March 28, 2012
Taisea Laumea Donley, 49, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Robert M. Jr.; son Robert; daughters Lilyan and Kuinita Donley and Precious Ve’e-Ugaitafa; brothers Tuituimatagi Aso, Laumea Laumea Jr., Ioramo L. and Andy Alesana L. Ve’e; and sisters Me Laumea Paulo, Kuinita Laumea Ve’e-Ugaitafa and Ainoama Laumea Ve’e and Fonoa Tuiofea. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii First Samoan Assembly of God Church, Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m.

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Alethea Fernandes

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April 12, 2012
Alethea Fernandes, 76, of Lihue, a retired special-education teacher, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Chris and Don, daughters Julie Chong and Penny Fernandes, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Services: 10 a.m.

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Allan Patrick Hardy

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April 16, 2012
Allan Patrick Hardy, 69, of Wailuku, a retiree from Hawaiian Bitumuls Paving and Precast Inc., died. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Ying Ji, daughter Kymberly Gressard and sister Sandy Gardner. Private services. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com or P.O. Box 6406, Kamuela, HI 96743.

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Bonnie Lynn Horeses

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April 13, 2012
Bonnie Lynn Horeses, 64, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Starlena Ancheta, brother Steve Regan, sisters Erma Low and Stacey Tapia, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Waipahu Community Christian Church. Services: 6 p.m.

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Yutaka Yuzen Imamura

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April 1, 2012
Yutaka Yuzen Imamura, 77, of Wailuku, a retired Buddhist minister at Wailuku Jodo Mission, died in Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brothers Akira and Hiroshi. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Wailuku Jodo Mission. Services: 4 p.m.

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Paul Lurbin Caplener Jr.

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April 18, 2012
Paul Lurbin Caplener Jr., 48, of Hilo, a coach for the Wanderers and Orioles baseball teams and Hilo High School girls softball team, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Corianne, sons Paul L. III and Micah, daughter Chelsea, mother Patricia and sisters Sharon Caplener and Paulette McNerney. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Calvin Itsumi Kadooka

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April 4, 2012
Calvin Itsumi Kadooka, 61, of Kona and Hilo, a Coca-Cola Bottling Co. technician and former Hawaii Air National Guard member, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Myong Ching; son Darrell; mother Toyoko; sisters Carol Lahoski, Pauline McAlhany and Pearl Hoertkorn; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kona Stake Center, 75-230 Kalani St. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Richard Tsutomu Kaneshiro

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April 2, 2012
Richard Tsutomu Kaneshiro, 76, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane C. and sons Ryan, Eric and Miles. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ruth K. Kang

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March 11, 2012
Ruth K. Kang, 88, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education school cafeteria cook at Moanalua Elementary School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Leilehua. She is survived by sons Alan H.I. and Felix A., daughter Rebecca R., sister Violet Moore and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Linda Ann Kido

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April 19, 2012
Linda Ann Kido, 63, of Honolulu, an Advertising Specialists administrator, died in Hospice Kailua. She was born in Everett, Mass. She is survived by sons Ryan and Sean; brothers Larry, Robert and Stephen Moore; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. No monetary offerings.

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Ernesto Cruz Lucas

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April 14, 2012
Ernesto Cruz Lucas, 75, of Ewa Beach, a Hawaii Pacific University professor of economics and a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Elena; daughters Janice Lucas-Volk and Johanna, Juliet and Jessica Lucas; sister Juanita; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Mass: noon.

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Sherry Ann McArdle

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April 16, 2012
Sherry Ann McArdle, 64, of Makakilo, a homemaker, died in Ka Puna Wai Ola. She was born in Kansas. She is survived by husband John, son Garry Kimbrell, daughter Angela Moreno, mother Gerry Piggott, brother Jim Piggott and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Jason Kahekili McCollough

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March 5, 2012
Jason Kahekili McCollough, 37, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Bart; mother Edith Navarro; brothers Raymond Jr. and James Navarro and Alan, Barton and Ikaika McCollough; and sisters Sheryl Sunga and Wendy Perdomo. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Hilda Singson Medina

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March 27, 2012
Hilda Singson Medina, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Philip S., Alan, Donald and Jason; daughter Linda M. Machado; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Richard H. Miller

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April 5, 2012
Richard H. Miller, 66, of Hana, Maui, an entrepreneur, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. He is survived by wife Patricia Cabellon, son Jason and sister Linda Gold. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mildred Mikiye Mizoguchi

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April 10, 2012
Mildred Mikiye Mizoguchi, 93, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Francis; daughters Amy Fujimoto, Judy Muranaka, Marilyn Umetsu and Joan Matsuoka; brothers John, Masaru “JB” and Harry “To” Saka; sister Tsuruyo Takemoto; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Reynaldo Batacan Ramos

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April 12, 2012
Reynaldo Batacan Ramos, 50, of Kahului, a Kuleana Condominiums maintenance department employee, died. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Jeffrey, daughter Reynette, brother Cornelio, sisters Dioncia Arizaga and Carol Huffman, and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 a.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kathleen Helen Kehaulani Rosehill

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April 8, 2012
Kathleen Helen Kehaulani “Kathy” Rosehill, 60, of Hilo, a Hilo Medical Center health unit clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Edward III and Robert, and sister Diane Whitney. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Saturday at deceased’s residence, 633 Lama St., Hilo. Casual attire.

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Clarence T. Rufo

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March 6, 2012
Clarence T. Rufo, also known as “Lucring” and “Ali,” 77, of Honolulu, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lorenza, sons Efren and Jerry, daughter Marilou Brownlie, brother Estaquio “Alex,” sister Felomina “Fely” Eslaba, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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