Archive for May 27th, 2012

Kiyoto Aoki

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May 18, 2012
Kiyoto Aoki, 86, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired mechanic for J.M. Tanaka Construction, Grace Pacific and Goodfellow Bros., and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nobuko, sons Craig and Noel, daughter Wanda Kapahu, brother Haruo and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. June 3 at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua. Services: 4 p.m. Inurnment:noon June 4 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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WilsonHarry Atkins

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May 23, 2012
Wilson Harry “Tom” Atkins, 93, of Lihue, a retired Coldwell Banker real estate broker, died at home. He was born in Omaha, Neb. He is survived by sons Jim Rose and Ty, Dave and Fred; daughter Nancy Palmer; 25 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services to be held in California.

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Dewayne Craig Kekaiholuokahului Bailey

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June 3, 2011
Dewayne Craig Kekaiholuokahului Bailey, 42, of Hayward, Calif., a city government employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tracey, daughters Maile M. and Justina K., mother Roberta Wong and brothers Clayton and Prescott Bailey, Colbert Kaio and Kalima Moses. Inurnment:2 p.m. Friday at MililaniMemorial Park. Potluck at Pokai Bay on June 3. For more information, call Melissa Bailey at 209-648-1022.

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Muriel Jane Boom

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May 21, 2012
Muriel Jane Boom, 81, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired travel agent, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. She is survived by husband Richard F.; son Gary; hanai sonJoey; daughters Laurie Holiday, Michelle Hendricks and Jody Harval; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life and potluck:5 p.m. Friday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3830, at the end of Maluhia Road, Pahoa. Casual attire.

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George Stamos Bukes

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May 16, 2012
George Stamos Bukes, 94, of Hawaii Kai, a restaurant proprietor and Marine Corps corporal who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Pittsburgh. He is survived by wife Catherine, sons James and Butch, brother Milton and two grandchildren. Visitation:8 a.m. Friday at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Pacific, 930 Lunalilo St., Honolulu. Services: 9 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Lunch to follow at church. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice and Saints Constantine & Helen Cathedral. Online condolences to:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Clarence Jun Chong Chun

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May 13, 2012
Clarence Jun Chong “Junie” Chun, 75, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Phillip; daughters Celena “Tiny” De Ponte, Darchelle “Miki” King and Jeanine “Peanuts” Chun; brothers Calvin and Clement; sisters Betty Ayala and Beverly Agulay; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Dionisio Lazaro Dela Cruz

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May 12, 2012
Dionisio Lazaro Dela Cruz, 88, of Haleiwa, a retired Turtle Bay Resort groundskeeper, died in Haleiwa. He was born in Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Dionisia; sons J. Dennis, Elpidio “Pete,”Rudy, Stephan and Darren; daughters Bernadine Mae Romero and Cynthia Barley; brother Alfredo Cruz; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Sts. Peter and Paul, Waimea, 59-810 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Services:6 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences:www.hawaiimemorialpark-mortuary.com.

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MaryHooipo Dacosin

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April 20, 2012
Mary Hooipo “Penny” Dacosin, 66, of Kaneohe, a Poly Tees supervisor, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James M.; sons Ryan, Darren and Nathan; daughters Jamielynn, Josie and Nancy Dacosin, and Jiminette Morris, Nattie Girl and Tina Farrar; brother Mateo Cordero Jr.; sisters Gloria Cordero, Carol Torree, Ellie Pangelinan and ShirleyChargualaf; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences:www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Patricia Rosco Aragon Domingo

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May 2, 2012
Patricia Rosco Aragon “Patsy” Domingo, 71, of Ewa Beach, a member and volunteer ofOur Lady of Perpetual Help and Immaculate Conception Church, died in Honolulu. She was born inEwa. She is survived by sons Chad and Jared; daughter Charla Prado; mother Janet Aragon; brother Sandy Aragon Jr.; sisters Sandra Toyama, Dolores Aragon and Gerlyn Smith; and four grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional services:8:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Mass:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eufresino Curameng Esteban

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May 16, 2012
Eufresino Curameng Esteban, 64, of Wailuku, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. ditch irrigator, died in Hale Makua in Kahului. He was born in Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by sons James P. and Leonard; brothers Robert and Nestor; sisters Purificacion Adzuara, Pilar Carnate and Teresita Cuello; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Good Shepherd Church, Wailuku. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Gardens of Meditation.

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Ronald A. Fukuda

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May 3, 2012
Ronald A. Fukuda, 52, of Honolulu, an Air Force senior airman, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Japan. He is survived by parents Harold and Gail, brother Howard and sister Caroline Hirokane. Private services. Condolences may be sent to halfukuda@hotmail.com.

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Toshiko Hashimoto

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April 18, 2012
Toshiko Hashimoto, 96, of Wahiawa, a retired seamstress, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by numerous brothers and sister Fumi Ansai. Private services.

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Roselani Ma’a Hee

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ROSELANI
MA’A HEE

Wife, mother, tutu, auntie and friend, Roselani Ma’a Hee, 82, passed on April 30, 2012. She is survived by husband Charles; sons Clayton (Lynne) and Albert (Wendy); grandchildren Ho’o, Ka’ohu, Liko and Kupa’a; sister Hattie Luke; brothers James and Kenneth, and numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, grand nephews and grandnieces. Born and raised on Oahu, Roselani retired from Sheraton Hotels. At her request, private services were held with internment at the Hawaii State Veteran’s Cemetery. In lieu of donations, Roselani and the family request that you enjoy yourself. A life well lived. Pau for now. A Hui Hou.

Robert William Hitchcock

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May 7, 2012
Robert William Hitchcock, 79, of Kailua, a city mechanic specializing in vehicle transmissions, died in Kailua. He was born inLos Angeles. He is survived by wife Emma K.; son RobertJr.; daughters Donna Hitchcock, Elly Mattos, Lana Lando, Iwalani Hitchcock-Georges, Renee Lactaoen and Kimberly Hitchcock-Supple; half-sister Anita Cabrera; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services:11 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Pavilion. Lunch to follow. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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EARL LLOYD HOLLINGSWORTH

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EARL LLOYD HOLLINGSWORTH

Age 82, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away April 14, 2012 in Mililani. Born November 19, 1929 in Atlanta, Kansas. Earl was retired from the Air Force –
Chief Master Sgt. He was a former Volkswagon of America Manager.

He is survived by wife, Betty Hollingsworth; sons, Clinton Hollingsworth of CA, Dean (Felice) Hollingsworth of CA; daughter, Karen (Wayne) Lockhart; sister, Betty Jo (Larry) Ankron of KS; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grand-child.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (May 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Oliver Vincent Holtzmann

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May 10, 2012
Oliver Vincent Holtzmann, also known as “Ollie” and “Vince,” 89, of Kailua, a retired University of Hawaii Department of Plant Pathology professor and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Highmore, S.D. He is survived by sons Fredrick J., Nicholas E. andJoseph A. Holtzmann; daughters Kathryn M. Bailey and Eleanor A. Holtzmann; brothers Alphonse “Joe” and George P.; and four grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 148 Makawao St. #A, Kailua. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Vivian Alani Naope Hong

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May 6, 2012
Vivian Alani Naope Hong, 86, of Colorado Springs, Colo., a Dole Plantation factory technician, died in Colorado Springs. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Moses Cabrera Jr.; daughters Ella Paguyo, Marie Flores and Cherndale Tatsuno; 36 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Keone John Wellington Peiper IV

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May 9, 2012
Keone John Wellington Peiper IV, 26, of Oregon, formerly of Honolulu, an Oregon Army National Guard veteran who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rochelle, daughter Noelani, father John III, mother Debra, sister Kealani and grandparent John Jr. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Marcelo Q. Jacinto

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May 22, 2012
Marcelo Q. “Celo” Jacinto, 78, of Hilo, a Mauna Kea Sugar Plantation employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mercedes D.; sons Reynaldo, Roger and Ramelton; daughters Cherelyn Mamaclay, Jeogy Pagtama, Marlene Vintero, Margie Anderson and Mamelyn Mones; brothers Modesto and Isaias; sister Proserfina Bueno; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

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Patricia Hokulani Ahuna Kaina

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May 21, 2012
Patricia Hokulani Ahuna “Patsy” Kaina, 54, of Hana, Maui, a Hana High School teacher, died in Wailuku. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Damien K. Sr.; sons Damien K. Jr., Joseph T., Frank I. and Patrick K.; daughter Tamara K. Smith-Kaukini; brothers Dickie, Archie and Walter Ahuna; sisters Doreen Bell, JoAnn Carreira, Brenda L. Pua, Donalyn Naihe and Maude P. Tanaka; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at her residence in Haou, Hana. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Flora Kalaluhi

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May 16, 2012
Flora “Aunty Flo” Kalaluhi, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Wisteria Restaurant waitress and Kaimuki Inn bartendress, died in Aloha Nursing Home. She was born in Kaneohe. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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GEORGE KATSUMI KINOSHITA

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GEORGE KATSUMI KINOSHITA

95, of Honolulu and formerly of San Francisco, CA. Born in Marysville, California. He was a Retired Proprietor of a dry cleaning and laundry service in the hotel industry. Survived by wife, Hatsumi; daughter, Cathy K. (Brian) Iwai; grandson, Kelly M. (Kellie) Iwai; sister, Noriko Okuno; pre deceased brothers, Kiyoshi Kinoshita, M. Mitoma, Sam Kinoshita, G.W. Kinoshita; nephews, Tamotsu Kinoshita, Yukio Mitoma, Bruce Okuno, Late Michael Kinoshita; nieces, Chieko Murata, Chizuko Dobashi, Lillian Terada; grand nieces and nephews; great grand nieces and nephews. Memorial service 6 p.m. Friday June 1, 2012 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; No flowers. Aloha attire.

Evelyn Shizuno Kirihara

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EVELYN SHIZUNO KIRIHARA

Former owner of Hawaii Radiator and P.Y. Kirihara, Inc. passed away at age 100 on May 14, 2012 in Honolulu. She was born in Honaunau, Kona on March 25, 1912.

Evelyn was preceded in death by husband, Paul Kirihara. She is survived by children Herbert (Victoria) Kirihara, Ann (CAPT Henry, USN, RET) Rinnert and Gloria (Dr. Thomas) Tetzlaff of Louisville, CO; 9 Grandchildren & 6 Great grandchildren. Private services were held.

Guillerma Baron Kofoed

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April 29, 2012
Guillerma Baron Kofoed, also known as “Ginny” and “Gima,” 80, of Oak Harbor, Wash., a food service worker, died in Coupeville, Wash. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Marvin; sons Marvin “Buddy” Jr., Sharon and Baron; daughters Debra Martel and Theresa Hensen; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harry Hale Malaikini

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May 12, 2012
Harry Hale Malaikini, 80, of Hana, Maui, a Hotel Hana Maui Maintenance Department retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hana. He is survived by daughter Sarah Lou Santana, hanai daughters Mia M. Pula and Harene Bergau-Park, brother Robert, 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Wananalua Church, Hana. Services at noon.

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Eloise Kawelo Pahinui Maukele

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May 16, 2012
Eloise Kawelo Pahinui “Pee Wee” Maukele, 67, of Woodbridge, Va., formerly of Waimanalo, died in Virginia. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by brothers Randolph “Bully” Pahinui and Abraham Kalima; and hanai sisters Bridget K. Litteer, Beryl K. Makalena and Edwina H. Luke. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Kaiona Beach, Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes to follow. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Clarence Miguel

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May 4, 2012
Clarence “Sunny” Miguel, 41, of Pukalani, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Javen M. DiCenzo; daughter Jaylyn M. DiCenzo; father Harvey; mother Pamela De Santos; stepbrothers Ernie III and David Mendes; and stepsisters Colleen and Daneen Mitsumura, and Christine Mendes. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Ghost Church, Kula, Maui. Mass: 10 a.m. Lei only. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Natalie Caroline Moniz

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May 18, 2012
Natalie Caroline “Sissy” Moniz, 69, of Ewa Beach, a self-employed caregiver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Samuel and Augustine Vierra, Daniel Martinez and Noel Moniz; daughters Margaret Vierra, Mary McKenzie, Joanna Mae Souza and Davilynn Silva; brother Archibald McClellan; sister Nanita Lucero; 21 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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CHARLES YOSEI NAKAMATSU

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CHARLES YOSEI NAKAMATSU

Age 91, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away May 7, 2012 in Honolulu. Born December 17, 1920 in Ewa, Hawaii. A member of the Yonabaru Chojin Kai. A retired welder from the Plumber & Fitters Union Local 675.

He is survived by wife, Toyoko Nakamatsu; daughter, Lynn Nakamatsu; brothers, Thomas (Charlotte) Nakamatsu, Norbert Nakamatsu; sisters, Florence Sato, Charlotte Oshiro, Anna (Seikichi) Oshiro.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (June 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Raymond Asao Okamura

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May 9, 2012
Raymond Asao Okamura, 79, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Service Contractors finishing carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Shirley, son Dexter, sisters Nancy Hiraoka and Sally Takemori, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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