Archive for May 2nd, 2012

Primitiva Viernes Abad

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April 5, 2012
Primitiva Viernes Abad, 86, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Angel Jr., daughters Hipolita Rosete and Eva Abad, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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TOSHIKO ARAKAKI

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TOSHIKO ARAKAKI

Age 90, of Wahiawa, passed away on April 17, 2012. Born in Kekaha, Kauai, she was a homemaker. Preceded in death by her husband, Sukuichi, she is survived by her son, Leslie; daughters, Patricia Arakaki, Charlotte (Robert) Tsuha, Vernelle (Pete) Lakatani and Susan (Drake) Sensui; grandsons, Peter, Scott and Aaron; brother, Theodore Hide Kaneshiro; sisters, Toyoko (Seiko) Kaneshiro and Tomiko (Sadao) Oshiro; sister-in-law, Jeannie (George) Kaneshiro; brothers-in-law, Robert Arakaki and Henry Arakaki; numerous nieces and nephews. Private service held.

Anna Asano

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March 30, 2012
Anna Asano, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired Kemoo Farms waitress, died in Aiea. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers James and Donald Kaku, sister Doris Katano and caregivers Kenneth Asano and Esmeralda R. Racachot. Private services.

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Arturo Shimabukuro Cabanilla

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April 17, 2012
Arturo Shimabukuro Cabanilla, 69, of Honolulu, a travel industry operations manager and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Helga; son Art; daughters Elizabeth Lum and Rebecca Alexander; brothers Juan Jr., Laurence, Donald, Randolph “Randy” and Nathan; sisters Lenora Carpio, Priscilla Mikel and Karen Coloma; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Yvonne Haunani De Canto

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April 8, 2012
Yvonne Haunani “Nani” De Canto, 68, of Hilo, a homemaker, retired paramedical assistant and Pearl City Mental Health Clinic outreach counselor, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John III; daughters Dayna De Canto-Santiago, Desiree De Canto-Gardner and D’Vette De Canto; hanai daughter Shaena; brother Norman M. Puni; sisters Aloma Puni and Ava Kridler; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Hawaii island services held. Oahu visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lanakila Ward, 622 N. Judd St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Lunch to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 522 Ponahawai St., Hilo, HI 96720. Updated information for an obituary published Friday.

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Michael Chapman

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Jan. 11, 2012
Michael Chapman of Honolulu, a retired garment manufacturing sales representative, died in St. Francis Hospice, Puiwa Road. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Clifford Silverstein, son Adam, stepdaughters Lynn Sutton and Pam Gillespie, sister Sandra Gillespie and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Unity Church of Hawaii, 3608 Diamond Head Circle. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu, HI 96817; or the Queen’s Medical Center’s Cancer Center, c/o Fund Development, P.O. Box 861, Honolulu, HI 96808.

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Grace Anderson Craver

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April 29, 2012
Grace Anderson Craver, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired Department of Education teacher, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by husband Walter S., daughters Barbara R. and Nancy G., and a grandchild. Services: noon Sunday at St. John Lutheran Church. Casual attire.

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Virginia Crawford

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April 10, 2012
Virginia “Gina” Crawford, 88, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Broderick; daughter Helen Akui; sisters Dorothy Gutierres, Serafine Loa and Helen Newman; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Loreta Cacayorin Dadulla

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March 29, 2012
Loreta Cacayorin “Loring” Dadulla, 86, of Waipahu died in Wahiawa. She was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Bonifacio F.; sons Orlando, John and Franklin; daughters Tessie Paat and Helen C. Dadulla; sister Rosalinda Fabian; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Penelope Naomi Davis

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April 5, 2012
Penelope Naomi “Penny” Davis, 70, of Kailua, a retired RCI Construction office manager, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard L. “Rick,” son Richard M., daughters Renee Taylor and Pamela Davis-Dwyer, brother Michael Okutani, sisters Pamela Hillman and Verna Maynard, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www. hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Muliufi Sasa Fanene

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April 25, 2012
Muliufi Sasa “Ufi” Fanene, 82, of Honolulu, a retired International Market Place maintenance and carpentry worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Apia, Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Malaefono; sons Faasi’u, Sasa and Tinilau Muliufi, and Sese M. Fanene; daughters Luisa Tuana’i and Fiapaipai “Paefoa” Fanene; stepsons Eka Jr., Kitiona and Lite Eka; stepdaughter Lotoa E. “Seine Fanene” Ikeda; 26 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Elizabeth Pomaikai Gilkey

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ELIZABETH POMAIKAI GILKEY

Age 85 of Waipahu,Hawaii Formely of Kailua Kona passed away April 19, 2012 in Waianae. Born July 25, 1926 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by Sons, Patrick (Faith) Gilkey, Timothy Kalei (Lehua) Gilkey; Daughters, Patricia (Reginald)
Celebrado, Charla (Johnny Youngren) Vasconcellos, Jaquelyn-Nani (Anna) Gilkey, Cherie (Angel) Oquendo; Brother; David Kaluhiwa, Sister, Elizabeth Chamberlain; 16 Grandchildren; 25 Greatgrandchildren; 4 Great-greatgrandchildren.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (May 8) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Marie Jeanne Grinder

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April 29, 2012
Marie Jeanne Grinder, 98, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired lab manager at University of California department of psychobiology, died at home. She was born in Davison, Canada. She is survived by daughter Carole Wells, sister Margo Hannan, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Child and Family Services in Lihue.

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Minnie Silva Halemano

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April 16, 2012
Minnie Silva Halemano, 84, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John, Emory, Aladdin, George and Robert; daughter Doreen; brothers Manuel S. and James S. Barros, and William Santiago Sr.; sister Christina McHenry; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Nancy Lynn Han

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April 19, 2012
Nancy Lynn Han, 57, of Ewa Beach, a state Department of Education educational assistant at Ewa Elementary School, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Muncie, Ind. She is survived by husband Eddie, daughters Cory Quemado and Casey Obatake, sisters Sharon Miyashiro and Dianne Pana, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Donald P. Heu

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April 20, 2012
Donald P. Heu, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel PBC repairman, died in Kailua. He was born in Kaunakakai. He is survived by wife Linda; sons Donald “DJ” Heu Jr., and Matthew W. and Randall R. Holt; daughters Donna-Lynn Heu and Charlene D. Iokia; brother Clifford; sister Marvalee Puaa; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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WILLIAM PHILLIP KUNTZ JR.

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WILLIAM PHILLIP KUNTZ JR.

Age 87, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away April 24, 2012 in Honolulu. Born September 20, 1924 in Loda, IL.

He is survived by son, William Phillip Kuntz III; daughters, Phyllis (William) Rollins, Nancy Kuntz MD, Beverly (Rick) Richey, Roxane Carreira, Laurie Kuntz; sister, Ruth Wilson; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (May 8) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Alfred Carvalho Jr.

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April 20, 2012
Alfred Carvalho Jr., 76, of Kapaa, Kauai, a City and County of Honolulu Refuse Division retiree, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Carrie, daughter Theresa Asuncion, brother Douglas, sister Shirley Barboza, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Thomas Samuel Gonsalves Jr.

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April 20, 2012
Thomas Samuel Gonsalves Jr., 46, of Kapaa, Kauai, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by fiancee Shelbi Joy, son Ryan Somera-Gonsalves, daughter Lehualani P.L. Joy, father Thomas Sr. and sisters Trini Naea and Stacy Gonsalves. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Hanamaulu Beach pavilion.

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Edwin James Hall Jr.

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April 28, 2012
Edwin James Hall Jr., 80, of Killeen, Texas, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Army master sergeant, died in Texas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mitsuko, sons Edwin J. III and Michael W., brother Francis and two grandchildren. Services to be held in Killeen. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nona L. Kalingo

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April 26, 2012
Nona L. Kalingo, 68, of Honolulu, a licensed baby sitter on Dillingham Boulevard in Kalihi, saleswoman at Willow-Dale Galleries and cook assistant at Zippy’s Vineyard, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ramon, Timothy and Samuel; daughters Perlas Bardouche, Pi‘ilani Cichowski and Nina Ayala; stepfather James Cleaver Sr.; brothers Earl Akama, Patrick Custino, and James Jr. and Gary Cleaver; sisters Peaches Alapai and Dee-Dee Donerson; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2055 Kamehameha IV Road, Kalihi. Formal or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ayako “Nikki” Kurio

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AYAKO “NIKKI” KURIO

Age 88 of Wahiawa, Hawaii passed away April 16, 2012 in Manoa Senior Care. Born July 9, 1923 in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

She is survived by Sons, Kelvin (Phyllis) Kurio, Jon (Nadine) Kurio; Daughter, Linda (Creighton) Lee, Sister; Beverly Klopf.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday 5/5 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Casual Attire.

Isaac Kaimanaokalani Mahelona

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April 22, 2012
Isaac Kaimanaokalani Mahelona, 65, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Geneva; daughters Dallas Olivera, Laurie Ann Mahelona-Mcginnis, Shannon Alcoran and Kaleo Alexander; brothers James, Vernon, Isaac III and Steven; sisters Rogerlene Akana, Faith and Lovena Mahelona, Phyllis Antonio, and Sharmaine Holokai; and six grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Salvation Army, 296 N. Vineyard Blvd. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Cain Kenichi Nohara

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April 7, 2012
Cain Kenichi Nohara, 82, of Honolulu, a retired car salesman at Aloha Motors/Cutter Chevrolet, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Drake and Darren, daughters Darlene Czerwinski and Doreen Hemmingway, sisters Nancy Kamisugi and Irene Mau, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Daniel Kaniala Kula Lovell Toshie Otake

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April 19, 2012
Daniel Kaniala Kula Lovell Toshie “Dano” Otake, 28, of Hawi, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lucas R.K.M.; parents Stanley Sr. and Ida; brothers Stanley M. Otake Jr. and Mauoni K. “Bulla” Otake-Akina; sisters Yurie Akina, Rebekah Soifua, Eilee Takemoto, Ellise Loo, Dardy Alaimo and Helene Otake; hanai brother Quinlinn K. Adolpho; and grandparent Helen S. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward Chapel, Hawi. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Wilfred S. Pang

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April 12, 2012
Wilfred S. Pang, 90, of Honolulu, a retired executor from the Hawaii Criminal Injuries Compensation Commission, died in Manoa Cottage Nursing Home. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by brother Stanley and sister Evelyn P. Chun. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Maryann Romero Puaokalani

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April 7, 2012
Maryann Romero Puaokalani, 67, of Tacoma, Wash., died. She was born in Tacoma. She is survived by son Jesse, daughters Lisa Torve and Wendy Braaten, brother Jim Fijalka and sisters Donna Garcia, Carolyn Folden, Pam Johnson, Marilyn Beale and Andrea Alalem. Celebration of life held. Donations suggested to American Diabetes Association.

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Mokihana Puu

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April 24, 2012
Mokihana Puu, 84, of Kula, Maui, formerly of Keanae, Maui, a retired taro farmer, died. She was born in Keanae. She is survived by sons Kalani “Gary” and Robert “Bobby” Jr., daughters Lila “Sweetheart” Kronoski and Trudy “Baby” Shuman, brothers Frank Jr. and Francis Kaauamo, 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Eulogy and open mike: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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John Francis Rouan

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April 25, 2012
John Francis Rouan, 66, of Makawao, Maui, died at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by sister Patricia Carnsew. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: www. ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Juanita Catherine Sims

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April 23, 2012
Juanita Catherine Sims, 82, of Wahiawa, retired owner and operator of Ala Moana Taxi and Tours, died in Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne and Carl, daughters Roberta South and Ida Sims, sisters Mildred Rodrigues and Dora Enos, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 3 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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