Archive for June 12th, 2012

Anthony Kamalulani Kauanoe Akau

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May 26, 2012
Anthony Kamalulani Kauanoe “Kanaka Nui” Akau, 55, of Kapolei, an Oahu Transit Services/TheBus retiree, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cheryl Ann; sons Anthony Kalani and Anthony Thomas; daughter Claudine “Manu”; father Roy L.; brothers George, Craig and Glenn Kauanoe, and Nathan Akau; sisters Patricia “Ulu” Kauanoe, Marion Ii, Debbie Kalima and Charmaine Montalvo; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Dominica L.P. Cabael

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May 29, 2012
Dominica L.P. Cabael, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired Air Force clerk typist, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alejandro Jr., daughter Deborah Robinson, brothers Earl and James Carinio, sisters Johanna Majors and Carlina Larson, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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PUA “AUNTY SWEETIE” CHOY

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PUA “AUNTY
SWEETIE” CHOY
Age 79, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away May 28, 2012 in Honolulu. Born February 18, 1933 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Pua was a 1951 graduate of Kamehameha Schools.
She is survived by brother, Solomon Kam; sister, Esther Kam Castain; numerous nieces & nephews.
Visitation 5:00 p.m. Saturday (June 16) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Celebration of Life 6:00 p.m. Aloha Attire.

Anita Leila Davis

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May 20, 2012
Anita Leila Davis, 90, of Honolulu died in San Diego. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Franita “Kapiolani” Gomez and Angeline “Awili” Dolfo; brothers Marvin, Whitney and Anton Iseke; sister Myrtle Iseke; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Maureen May Velasquez Fermin

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May 12, 2012
Maureen May Velasquez Fermin, 76, of Pearl City, a Palisades Elementary School retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jose, son Jason, sisters Betty Barcial and Raynette Silva, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tsuneko Edna Oshima Forcum

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May 23, 2012
Tsuneko Edna Oshima Forcum, 86, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Joji Oshima and Roy Ramey, daughter Rusty Iijima, 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JUDITH PUALANI GRACE

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JUDITH PUALANI
GRACE
Age 71, of Palmdale, CA, passed away April 22, 2012 in Palmdale. Born July 14, 1940 in Ewa Beach. Judith was an honorary member and known as Aunty Judy to Halau Ke Kia’i A O Hula.
She is survived by daughter, Primavera (James) Grace-Fuller of CA; son, Wendell (Becky) Grace, Jr.; sisters, Isabelle Carey, Wanda Fernandez, Luneta Aiwohi; 7 grandchildren.
Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (June 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

Andrew Ken Higa

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May 28, 2012
Andrew Ken Higa, 59, Kapaa, Kauai, a Kauai Marriott Hotel maintenance worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Laura B., daughter Karalee, mother Yae and brothers William, Frederick and Howard. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kapaa Missionary Church. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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June T. Hoapili

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May 25, 2012
June T. Hoapili, 73, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Vernon K., daughters Verna Hoapili-Jones and Velma Freyre, brothers William and Philip Muramoto, sister Barbara Okabayashi and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JAMES SAKUICHI KUWABARA, JR.

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JAMES SAKUICHI KUWABARA, JR.
Age 80, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away May 18, 2012 in Aiea. Born August 19, 1931 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. A retired air traffic controller with the Federal Aviation Administration.
He is survived by sons, Glenn Kuwabara, Mark (Lisa) Kuwabara, Dean Kuwabara; 3 grandchildren; brother, Richard Kuwabara.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (June 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 8:30 a.m. Saturday (June 16) at Mililani Memorial Park.

Kim Oi Lin Mau

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June 3, 2012
Kim Oi Lin Mau, 86, of Honolulu, owner and proprietor of Lin’s Canton Food, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in China. She is survived by daughter Lily Y.Y., four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Chinese Buddhist services: 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

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Annie Lane Newalu

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June 6, 2012
Annie Lane Newalu, 90, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Albert K. Jr. and Earl P.; daughters Patricia K. Newalu-Morton, Linda L. Newalu-Wojcieski and Alberta M. Newalu-Young; brother Ben Pamatigan; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Howard Irving Peach

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June 7, 2012
Howard Irving Peach, 84, of Honolulu and Milwaukie, Ore., a restaurant equipment repairman, died in Milwaukie. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Carol, two sons, a daughter, 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Milwaukie. Flowers welcome.

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MARY ANOBA RETAMAL

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MARY ANOBA RETAMAL
Age 92, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away May 16, 2012 in Parker, CO. Born in Waipahu, Hawaii. She is preceded in death by her husband Felix and son Herbert.
She is survived by daughters Jean Valle of Washington; Gwendolyn and Husband Glen
Hillman of Colorado and Melissa Barawed of California, 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by her sister Ramona Saniatan of California. WE WILL MISS YOU. REST IN PEACE.
Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Monday (June 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Tuesday (June 19) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Elizabeth Saribay

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June 7, 2012
Elizabeth Saribay, also known as “Aunty Keao” and Elizabeth Keao Sablas, 91, of Kahului, a retired Maui Eldorado housekeeper, died. She was born in Kahakuloa Valley, Maui. She is survived by sons Gilbert and Normen Sablas; daughters Mary Fukugawa, Dolores Sato, Elizabeth “Lena” Marciniak, Lori and Cynthia Sablas, and Barbara Enovijas; stepsons Nelson and Samuel; sister Emma Patacsil; half brothers Henry “Rico” and Eusebio “Togo” Ralar; half sister Catherine Lum Lung; 25 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Wailuku Door of Faith. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Norio Shimozono

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June 8, 2012
Norio Shimozono, 88, of Pearl City, a retired Army office manager and veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty M., son Gary S., brother Akio, sister Sachiko Imaizumi and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Bernice Leilani Shon

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May 19, 2012
Bernice Leilani Shon, 94, of Waianae, a book distribution company secretary, died in Waianae. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Milton; daughters Beverly Wai, Chelsy Collins and Charmaine Shon; brother Douglas Gilman; sisters Clara Alameida, Lillian Gilman and Edna Stewart; 17 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waialua Ward, 66-847 Kaukonahua Road. Services: 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Alfred Silva

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June 2, 2012
Alfred “Uncle Freddy” Silva, 91, of Kapaa, Kauai, a rancher, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by son John D., sister Virginia Rosa and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Mabel Kaleimaeole Tolentino

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June 7, 2012
Mabel Kaleimaeole Tolentino, 73, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Outrigger Hotels & Resorts concierge, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Donald Jr. and Chad; daughters Nani Lehano, Theresa Berdon and Tammy Kaaekuahiwi; brother Griffin Kane; sister Dawn Pursley; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Horace Williston V

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Nov. 4, 2011
Horace “Willy” Williston V, 87, of Kailua, a retired Army military research analyst and veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Salem, Ore. He is survived by wife Eleanor S., son James and daughters Katherine Holmes, Mary Davis and Jean Williston. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Sunday at Windward United Church of Christ. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Windward United Church of Christ or St. Francis Hospice.

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Bluebell Kahiwaokalani Wilson

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May 23, 2012
Bluebell Kahiwaokalani Wilson, 80, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ross Jr. and Ray; daughters Wendy Ahu and Wilnette Miyashiro; brother Alexander McKee Jr.; sisters Frances Cardoza, Elva Foster and Leslie Biven; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kei Yamane

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June 6, 2012
Kei Yamane, 74, of Anaheim, Calif., and Waimea, Kauai, a Boeing electrical engineer, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by wife Ellen, son Mark R., daughter Stacie K., brother Raymond, sisters Mitzi Ueda and Nancy Honda, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Waimea United Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ah Vin Jacob Zane

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May 24, 2012
Ah Vin Jacob “Jake” Zane, 80, of Kapaau, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Niulii, Hawaii. He is survived by sons James Zane and Baltazar Garces; daughters Mary Farrar, Cindy Teruya, Bernadette Kaai and Belinda Ramos; brother Douglas Lee; sister Annie L. Marcello; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran