Archive for June 21st, 2012

Joseph Kanekapu Ako

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May 3, 2012
Joseph Kanekapu Ako, also known as “Trix” and “Kiki Boy,” 60, of Waianae, a Mini Roofing Supplies supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorene K.L.; sons Manuel III, Maxwelle and Malcolm Vigil-Ako, and Danson Flores-Ako; daughter Jasmine Kealoha; hanai sons Keke, Victor and Kiko Kawaa, Herman, Haena and Kaipo Kalani, Max M. and Braunston Ako, Bernard, Elai, James and Kalani Horn, John Amina, Manu Kealoha, Kekoa and Shane Batalona, Joseph Mainaaupo, Asa Maafala and William Joshua; hanai daughters Jubilee, Miulang and Kuuipo Amina, Kauilani and Kuulei Kalani, Ashley Mainaaupo, Abalette, Avon, Brantelle and Devin Ako, Keala Kalauli, Bernice Joshua, Keola Roper, Arcenette Batalona and Jubilee Horn; brothers Matthew M. Jr. and Matthew D.; sisters Maeline Kawaa and Georgette Ako; hanai brothers Warren K. Horn, Heine Shim, John K. III and Hiram Amina, Darren Dana, Marcelo, Sheldon, Bobby and Junior Alvarado, Anthony Lum and Jason Ishii; hanai sisters Rosie Taitaiau, Alice M.H., Michelle K. and Stephanie K. Amina, Lorraine M.H. Ishii and Rina Kawaa; and 20 grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturday at Nanakuli Baptist Church on Pua Avenue. Scattering of ashes to follow in Maili across 7-Eleven, 87-720 Farrington Highway.

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Bill Amey

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June 12, 2012
Bill Amey, 58, of Honolulu, a photographer and Waikiki bar manager and bartender, died in Honolulu. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by son Gabe, daughter Moriah, brothers Howard and Bob, and sister Ruth Hada. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Puu Ualakaa State Park, Tantalus. Casual attire.

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Gary Tetsuo Arita

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June 13, 2012
Gary Tetsuo Arita, 60, of Hilo, proprietor of the former Arita’s Auto Repair Shop in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Joanne, brother Calvin and sister Gwen Santos. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Genoveva Gaudia Badua

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May 16, 2012
Genoveva Gaudia Badua, 82, of Kahuku, a Kualoa Ranch retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Tayug, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Adriano B. Sr.; sons Virgilio, Reynaldo, Ronald and Adriano Jr.; daughters Henrietta Bucasas, Virginia Carganillo and Helen Badua; sister Adelaida Gaudia; 24 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Roch Catholic Church, 56-350 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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TIMOTHY BONGO

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TIMOTHY BONGO
Age 49, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away May 19, 2012 in Kapolei. Born December 19, 1962 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
He is survived by sisters, Barbara (Robert) Arthurs, Isabelle (William “Sonny”) Miller; 3 nephews; 1 niece; caregivers, John (Junalin) Viloria.
Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Charmaine Keliiokalani Bowers

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June 15, 2012
Charmaine Keliiokalani “Charlie” Bowers, 84, of Kailua, a retired parish administrator at St. Anthony of Padua in Kailua, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne Fergerstrom and Harry Fergerstrom Jr., nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua in Kailua. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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PABLO CANOY

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PABLO CANOY
Age 77, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away May 16, 2012 in Honolulu. Born May 19, 1934 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired from Schofield Barracks as a truck driver.
He is survived by spouse, Angeline “July” Canoy; son, Randy (Toni) Canoy; daughter, Pamela Cody; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers, Jesus (Mary) Canoy, Pedro Canoy, Manuel Canoy; sisters, Trinidad Batalone, Fedelina (Gonzalo) Petilos.
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (June 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program & Prayer Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Sherman Chan

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June 9, 2012
Sherman Chan, 54, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Police Department lieutenant and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Debbie; daughters Amy and Tiana; father Clifford W.L.; brother Howard; and sisters Margaret Chan, Nora Poquet and Mary Kodoma. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Assembly of God, Red Hill. Services: 5 p.m. Reception: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. June 28 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Mary Chung Sook Han

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June 15, 2012
Mary Chung Sook Han, 90, of Waipahu, a retired waitress, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Mel, daughter Kathy Miyamoto, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services/Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Truda Kwai Jun Irvine

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June 10, 2012
Truda Kwai Jun Irvine, 78, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired state social worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Randy A., daughters Rene L. Irvine and Rhoda K. Irvine-Miller, and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Leleiwi Beach Park. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Beach attire. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. July 3 at Heeia State Park, Kaneohe. Celebration of life at noon. Casual attire.

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Arthur Amian Javier

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June 11, 2012
Arthur Amian Javier, 69, of Honolulu, a college professor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Josefa; sons Arnold and Arthur Jr.; daughters Imelda and Amalia Javier, and Maribeth Genora; brothers Domingo and Manuel; sisters Lydia Sabas and Sylvia Sampayan; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony’s Church. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Florence Yasuko Kaneshiro

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June 4, 2012
Florence Yasuko Kaneshiro, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Pier 8 Lunch Room co-proprietor and Board of Water Supply cashier, died. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Howard T. and Roy Y.; daughter Patsy K. Oshiro; sisters Margaret Beck, Betty Galvin and Carolyn Mizukami; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eung Koo Kim

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June 15, 2012
Eung Koo Kim, 64, of Honolulu, an Atlanta Times printer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Bok Soon; son Dong Nyouk; daughter Seul Ki; mother Hee Ye; and sisters Hyang Ock, Hyang Ran and Hyang Mi. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X. Services: 11 a.m.

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Hermernium Maile Patricia Kopa-Faatiliga

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June 14, 2012
Hermernium Maile Patricia Kopa-Faatiliga, 67, of Washington, formerly of Honolulu, a retiree, died in Washington. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tui Faatiliga; former husband Lyle S. Tokioka Sr.; son Lyle “Boy” Tokioka Jr.; daughters Noe Paiva, Stacey Ceno and Sherry Griffin; brothers Herman Kopa Jr. and Arthur “Butch” Simpson; sister Mary Kay Simpson; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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FANNY LOU LILLY

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FANNY LOU LILLY
81 of Pahala, Hawaii, passed away March 31. Her memorial service will be held at the Punchbowl Cemetery June 26, 10:30. All those who knew Fanny are invited to attend. Her obituary can be read at http://bonnersferryfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1448201&fh_id=10977

Byron Masada

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June 9, 2012
Byron Masada, 45, of Lanai City died in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by sister Sarah Cadiz, half-brother Harry and half-sister Lorraine Ashenbrenner. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Assembly of God, Lanai City. Services: 11 a.m.

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Richard Masayuki Ono

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June 15, 2012
Richard Masayuki Ono, 84, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Police Department officer, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Shizue, sons Sheldon and Crawford, daughters Wendy Awong and Dawn Fukuki, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Carlos Pasion Pasion

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May 31, 2012
Carlos Pasion Pasion, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Servco salesman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Pilarina. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation at noon Sunday at Our Lady of the Mount. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kimberly Jonnet Roces

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KIMBERLY JONNET ROCES
44, died peacefully at home on June 15th in the arms of her loving family. She was previously employed at American T-Shirt for 15 years and later, Print Proz for 8 years until her death. Kim is survived by husband, Ira Roces; mother, Louise Corona; father, Edward Jonnet; grandmother, Anna Marie Brown; and brother, Geno Corona.
Services will be held at St. Peter & Paul Church, on Saturday, June 23, 2012; 8:00 am – 11.00 am. Service/Mass at 9:30 am.

Primitivo Pamo Tabalan

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June 15, 2012
Primitivo Pamo Tabalan, 89, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Dredging Co. carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Dan N., daughters Juliana T. Arreola and Christine C. Perkins, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Robert Tom

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April 28, 2012
Robert Tom, 61, of Kaneohe died at home. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by wife Dollette, son Grant, daughter Kelly Morgenthaler, sister Betty Nakamoto and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. No flowers.

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Dora Lum Tong

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June 8, 2012
Dora Lum Tong, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Coast Guard accountant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Reginald K., Lowell K. and Douglas K.; brothers Thomas, Herbert and William Lum; sister Violet Chu; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.com.

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Brandon Braceros Tucay

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June 4, 2012
Brandon Braceros Tucay, 24, of Mililani, a musician and former drummer with Kapena, died in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was born in Spokane, Wash. He is survived by wife Julynn; parents Ricky and Vilma; mother Rosemarie B. Stephens; brothers Bronson, Braeden and Brennan Tucay, and Isaiah Tuiolemotu; sisters Shannon Tuiolemotu and Jamesha Stephens; and grandparents Federico Braceros, and Damaso and Feliza Tucay. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St., Honolulu. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Wah Chun Young

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June 14, 2012
Wah Chun “Harry” Young, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Design Branch naval architect supervisor and a Navy veteran, died in 15 Craigside Place. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lam Jing “Jane”; sons Gregory, Arnold, Eugene and Lance; daughters Christine Lau, Suzanne Eleam and Janice Fukumoto; brothers Dr. Joseph, Andrew and Robert; sisters Amy Chann and Dolores Chun; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Church, Kaimuki. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Patrick’s Church, Saint Louis School or Hospice Hawaii.

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Dok Sop Yum

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June 13, 2012
Dok Sop Yum, 77, of Honolulu, a Kukui Gardens custodian, died at home. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife Chung Sun, sons Ki Chang, Peter and Ki Nam, and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. today at Manoa Korean Catholic Church. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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