Archive for June 10th, 2012

Jane Shizue Agena

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May 26, 2012
Jane Shizue Agena, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael H. and Sidney S.; daughter Eileen S. Kobayashi; brother Masayuki Nohara; sistersJoyce “Hachan” Kong, Jeanne “Yaye” Takahashi, Carole “Yoshi” Fukuda and Lucille “Sachi” Araki; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ronald Nobuo Amioka

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May 25, 2012
Ronald Nobuo Amioka, 81, of Oahu and California, a retired California state engineer and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice, Puiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother George Kinoshita and sister Kazue A. Odo. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Minnie Barres

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June 7, 2012
Minnie Barres, 102, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. She is survived by son Sherwood, daughters Beverly Coldiron and LaVerne Chong, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.No flowers.

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Petra Raza Barroga

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June 3, 2012
Petra Raza Barroga, 86, of Lanai City, a pineapple industry retiree, died at home. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Fortunato, sons Henry and Catalino, daughters Perlita Medrano and Armida Valencia, brother Sotero Raza, 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Filipino Club House on Lanai. Services: 7 p.m. Overnight visitation to follow. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Lanai Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joan Jeanette Boldt

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May 8, 2012
Joan Jeanette “Peaches” Boldt, 76, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a West Hawaii Today columnist, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hollywood, Calif. She is survived by son Robert and sister Beverly J. Bolcis. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaau 2nd Ward. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Emma Adlawan Calvo

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May 25, 2012
Emma Adlawan Calvo, 73, of Honolulu, a legal assistant for the Law Offices of Gary Shigemura, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Narciso V.; son Cyril; daughter Celia; brothers Arturo and Felipe Adlawan; sisters Cecelia Dizon, Blandina Hortz and Caridad Esona; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 18 at Our Lady of Peace. Mass at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Angela Baquiril Catchapiro

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May 29, 2012
Angela Baquiril “Elsie” Catchapiro, 79, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Roman F. Jr.; daughters Darylene “Daryl” Acosta, Elayna Catchapiro, Lisa Catchapiro-Cabatingan and Rayna Catchapiro-Opiana; stepsons Joseph and James Valenzuela; stepdaughter Jeanette Valenzuela; adopted son Desmond Lee Catchapiro; hanai son Alex Baclaan; hanai daughters Linda Baraoidan and Felisa Medalia; sister May Coratibo; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; 27 step-great-grandchildren; 20 step-great-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Smith Kamaka Charles

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May 18, 2012
Smith Kamaka Charles, also known as “Smitty” and “Jr.,” 64, of Waianae, a AAA Hawaii tow-truck driver, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anna; sons Kevin and Derek; daughters Malissa Kaopua and Trina Gaudia; father Moses Napiha‘a; brothers Joseph Sr. and Charles Sr.; sisters Roxanne Kaupe, Bertha Barques, Parona Gomes, Janice Kiaaina and Marion Kamaka; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kualoa Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Nora L. Chee

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June 5, 2012
Nora L. Chee, 82, of Ewa Beach, a biology professor, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jeffery, Brian and Timothy; and sisters Mary Shinn, Sisie Lim and Marilyn Chang. Private services.

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ANITA LEILA ISEKE DAVIS

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ANITA LEILA
ISEKE DAVIS
Widow Anita Leila Iseke Davis, 90, of the late Frank K. Davis, born in Honolulu on January 16, 1922, died at Kaiser Hospital in San Diego on May 20, 2012.
Anita is survived by daughters: Franita Kapiolani Gomez, Angeline Awili (Dayne) Dolfo; grandchildren, Leilani Dorney, Candace Sapla, Crystal Davis, Moses Gomez, Shannon Gomez, Kunani Dolfo, Ikaika Dolfo, Leila Dolfo Bryant; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Marvin Iseke, Whitney Iseke, Anton Iseke; sister, Myrtle Iseke.
Anita was a member of the “Ladies of the Oriental Shrine”
Services will be held at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary on Saturday June 16, 2012. Visitation 9am, services 10:30am, 1:00pm burial at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Laura Eder Defiesta

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May 22, 2012
Laura Eder Defiesta, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Maluhia Hospital health care worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Enrique; sons Benjamin E., Clarence B., Anthony M. and Enrique Jr.; brother Feliberto S. Eder; sister Victorina T. Acosta; and four grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Aloha Leticia-Ann Elaban

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June 5, 2012
Aloha Leticia-Ann Elaban, 48, of Wailuku, a restaurant waitress, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband Raynaldo; sons Alex P. and Lewellyn I. Jr. Foster; daughter Chasity Bosque; father Francisco L. Bosque; mother Helen K.M.C. Gomez; brothers Kaiolani Miller-Bosque, and Kealoha and Kaleo‘okalani Bosque; sisters Cathy-Ann Wood and Leilani Bosque; and nine grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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DerekGarthStone

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April 28, 2012
Derek Garth Stone, 54, of Honolulu, a handyman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by son Derek Jr.; brothers Darren, Dana and Donald; and sisterTammy Sayers. No services. Donations suggested to American Heart Association, 677 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 600, Honolulu, HI 96813.

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Federico C. Gaoiran

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May 13, 2012
Federico C. “Rico” Gaoiran, 87, of Aiea, a retired state Harbors Division maintenance employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Pacita; sons Constante, Modesto, Federico Jr. and Emmanuel; daughters Nenita Gaoiran, Rowena Han and Marilou Olson; brother Pedro; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Patricia Ka’uhiwai Gregory

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PATRICIA KA’UHIWAI GREGORY
72 of Kailua, O’ahu, our beloved Sister, Mother and Grandmother passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on May 27, 2012. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii and retired from GTE Hawaiian Telephone.
She is survived by daughters, Jasmine K.L. Paresa, Angeline K.L.M. Smith (Bob) and Cheryl K.L. Gregory; grandsons, Alston K and Lindsey K Paresa, Jacob L.L. Smith, Vincent P.L. and Drake N.L. Moura; granddaughters, Virginia K and Dana K Paresa, Shaiann KL Smith, Kayli KL Moura; brother, Howard K Ai (Olana); sisters, Carmen ‘Hulu’ Lindsey and Jasmine ‘Yoshiko’ Black (Ronald); numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday, June 11 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1461 Kanapuu Drive, Kailua. Service: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 13 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

DONALD HOGUE

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DONALD HOGUE
84, died March 1, 2012 in Gardnerville, NV. Born in Riverside, CA on Jan. 26, 1928. In 1959 he moved his family to Kailua, Oahu. Don was the founder and owner of Pan Pacific Brokerage. Upon retirement in 1993, he and wife Nona moved to Nevada.
He is survived by wife of 63 years ,Nona; sons Steve (Geraldine), Greg (Chrystal), Mark; daughter Lisa Schneibel (Matthew); grandchildren Karen, Aaron, Ryan, Ashley, Lauren, Eric, Melissa; 7 great-grand-daughters.
Visitation 10:00 a.m. Friday 6/22 at St. Anthony’s Church Kailua. Service 11:00 a.m.

GenevieveWhiteley McClure Jenkins

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May 30, 2012
Genevieve Whiteley McClure Jenkins, 89, of Kailua, a retired Escrow Sentinel manager, died in Kailua. She was born in Gary,Ind. She is survived by husband Kenneth L.; sons Bruce and Keith McClure, and Greg Jenkins; daughters Donna Fouts and Kerry Kelley; sister Margery Steele; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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CANDELARIA CRISTOBAL LAMUG

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CANDELARIA CRISTOBAL LAMUG
Age 85, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away May 16, 2012 in Kapolei. Born February 1, 1927 in Brgy 61, Cataban, Laoag City, Philippines. A member and deconess of Iglesia Ni Cristo Church, Maili.
She is survived by son, Abraham “Bobby” (Ann) Lamug; daughter, Leonila L. Cristobal; brothers, Alipio (Adelaida) Cristobal, Anastacio Cristobal; sisters, Virgina (Andrew) Carino, Lina Cristobal; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (June 15) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Wake Service 6:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday (June 16) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Marshall Kaiwi Langford

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May 22, 2012
Marshall Kaiwi “MOS” Langford, 31, of Kahakuloa, Maui, a former Joe’s Upholstery employee and a construction laborer, died in Kihei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shelly Kekahuna-Langford; son Moses Ezekiel Kekahuna-Langford; parents Milo and Genevieve; brothers Milo K. and Marcus K. “Fatz”; sisters Tracy Kahanaoi, Sangria Salgado, Malia Kinoshita and Lei-C Langford; and grandfather Sonny T. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Remy Joseph Latour

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May 10, 2012
Remy Joseph Latour, 95, of Kaneohe, a hotel and travel industry food facility consultant, died in Kailua. He was born in New York. He is survived by brother Alfred, and numerous nephews and nieces. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Pohai Nani club room, Kaneohe. Private burial. Donations suggested to Kailua Historical Society. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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ANNA NGIT WAN (CHOY) LAU

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ANNA NGIT WAN (CHOY) LAU
January 11, 1927
– June 2, 2012
Anna Lau, 85, died peacefully at home on June 2 in the arms of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Lau, Sr. in 1992. A Honolulu native, her siblings are Robert Choy-deceased (Pauline), Bernice Wong (David), Henry Choy (Laura) and Arthur Choy (Myrna). Anna will always be fondly remembered as a loving wife and mother and a caring friend. Always a supportive parent, she and her husband raised seven Lau children, including Douglas (Patricia) of Sonora, California; Jeffrey (Lynn); Vernon (Kori); Wesley (Young); Melanie Guild (John); Xavier (Cindy); and Albert, Jr. (Felvie) of Honolulu. Anna also leaves behind ten grand-children. The value of family and her faith in the Lord was most important to her, which she passed along to her children and grandchildren. This stay-at-home mother had a strong influence in the lives of all those who came to know her.
Memorial Mass: Wednesday June 13, 2012 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church,1124 7th Ave. (Corner of 7th at Waialae) Visitation 8:30 am-9:30 am, Mass to follow. Committal: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe, at 11:00 am. Online condolences at www.BorthwickOahu.com

FREDERICK K. LEE

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FREDERICK K. LEE
85, of Honolulu died suddenly on May 20, 2012. Survived by his wife of 38 years, Helen, stepdaughter, Charlene (Marshall) Moran, stepson, Richard Robello, sister, Lila Lee, nephew, Marcus Lee, and three grandchildren, Ryan (Maile) Moran, Paul Moran, and Shoshana Robello. Graduated Punahou High School in 1944 and immediately joined the U.S. Navy. Served on sub-tender, USS Proteus, which escorted the battleship Missouri during official WWII surrender ceremonies. Graduated from University of Hawaii and began his labor career at the Hawaii Newspaper Guild, then joined the ILWU. Spent 20 years as an ILWU contract administrator and retired in 1989. Served many years on Rehab Hospital of the Pacific Board of Trustees and served on numerous ILWU retiree and political action committees for 23 years up until his death. Also volunteered with St. Pius Church to feed the homeless. Visitation:10:30am, June 14 at St. Pius X Church, 2821 Lowrey Avenue. Services at 11:30am.

James Elwood Kaleinani MacLoves

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May 31, 2012
James Elwood Kaleinani MacLoves, 68, of Mililani, a Honolulu police officer, flight attendant, tour bus operator and guide, and Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Michael J.K., daughter Samantha A. Kailihou, brothers Robert and Raymond Fafard, sisters Jeanette F. Linville and Joyce Fafard, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kamehameha Schools’ Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Robert Frank Marquess

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June 2, 2012
Robert Frank Marquess, 88, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, a retired mechanical and electrical engineer, died at home. He was born in Oregon. He is survived by son Ken M., daughter Gayle, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services in Oregon at a later date.

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Sayoko Matsu

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May 26, 2012
Sayoko “Molly”Matsu, 87, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Hinano Jr.; daughters Lucia Stewart, Margo Noah, Eldena Kuroiwa and Nina Segawa; brother Kiyo Ozaki; sistersFumie Ozaki,Ayako Akahoshi and Shizuko Mihata; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo.

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CATHERINE GENE WITZ MCLENAHAN

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CATHERINE GENE WITZ MCLENAHAN
Catherine Gene Witz McLenahan, known to family and friends as Casey, passed away on July 6, 2010, at the age of 89. n accordance with her wishes her body was bequeathed to the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine where she and many other generous donors were honored recently at the medical school’s Willed Body Memorial Service. Her ashes were scattered off Waikiki following the service.
Casey was born in Detroit, Michigan, on December 17, 1910, and lived there until she joined the Navy as a Wave in 1944. Her last assignment in the Navy was in Honolulu where she met her future husband Kenneth McLenahan. Casey was honorably discharged in 1946 and made Hawaii her home.
Through their company, she and Ken represented American Hospital Supply and Scientific Products for nearly 35 years. Following Ken’s passing in 1980, Casey traveled extensively and volunteered for several years at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.
Casey lived independently until the last few weeks of her life. She remained bright and alert to the end. She loved her family and friends and treasured the letters, phone calls and visits.

Dolores Mendoza

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May 29, 2012
Dolores “Dolly” Mendoza, 82, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. packer forelady and canning lab employee, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Dana K.; daughters Irene Jessen, Katherine Ploeger, Gloria Bond, Victoria Mendoza and Lorraine Yamaguchi; brother Domingo Villegas; sisters Florentina Collier and Esmeralda Munden; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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WALTER FROELICH NICOLET

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WALTER FROELICH NICOLET
Age 38, a cherished son, brother and friend was born September 4, 1963 in Canton, Ohio and passed into the loving arms of his savior, Jesus Christ, on March 22, 2002 in Chicago, Illinois. He was known to his family and friends as Wally.
Wally is survived by his loving mother, Nancy Froelich Lewis and her husband John Kenneth of Sugar Land, Texas. He also leaves behind; sister, Michelle Martine Nicolet and her husband Marshall Burt, niece, Madeline and nephew Nicholas of Chicago, Illinois; sister, Denise Noelle Groth and her husband David, nieces Taylor and Kathryn of Sugar Land, Texas; aunt Lynda Gruver and her husband Frank, and nephew Andrew of Newport Beach, California.
He was predeceased by his grandparents, Kenneth and Kathryn Froelich, who were very involved in the Hawaii community with many interests such as Central Union Church, Rotary Club and Frito Lay of Hawaii. Wally has now returned to Hawaii and will be interred adjacent to his grandparents at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Wally was a kind, joyful and gentle person, loved by his family and many, many friends in Lake Bluff, Illinois, Honolulu, Hawaii and Chicago, Illinois. While in Honolulu, he lived at the Kahala Beach Condominium and attended Kahala Elementary. After returning to Illinois, Wally graduated from Lake Forest High School and attended Columbia College in Chicago. He was employed as a graphic designer by the Daily Planet in Chicago, at the time of his untimely passing.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Wally, will be held at 10:00 AM, on Friday, June 15, 2012, at Central Union Church in the Atherton Chapel, at 1680 Beretania Street, Honolulu, with Rev. Gloria Imamura officiating. Interment will follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park, in Honolulu. Condolences to the family may be made at www.earthmansouthwest.com.

Hilda Leong Olim

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May 27, 2012
Hilda Leong Olim, 94, of Honolulu, a Stewart’s Restaurant waitress, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Waiakoa, Maui. She is survived by sons Frank Jr., August, John, Steven and Alfred “Mel”; brother John K. “Thomas” Kanahuna; and sister Nancy Miguel. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Francis Pahia

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May 5, 2012
Francis Pahia, 85, of Anahola, Kauai, a retiree from the Air Force and the Operating Engineers, died on Kauai. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elsie A.K.O.; son Gary F.; daughters Patricia Kanohokula, Laura Limo, Linda Canincia, Charlene Omura and Karen Pahia; stepsons Henry Ornellas and Daniel Kama; stepdaughters Katherine Huddy and Patsy Hapenney; brother John; sister Rose Gleason; 26 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 22 step-great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and 11 step-great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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