Archive for June 22nd, 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 Nanaikapono Protestant Church on Pua Avenue in Nanakuli. Scattering of ashes to follow in Maili across from 7-Eleven. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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FABIAN DECENA BARBA

Posted On June 22nd, 2012 -

FABIAN DECENA BARBA
Age 89, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away June 9, 2012 in Aiea. Born January 14, 1923 in Barangay 1, San Nicolas Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired carpenter for Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company. Member of Iglesia Ni Cristo at New Era Congregation in Ewa Beach.
He is survived by daughters, Linda (Mario) Agustin, Chita (Romulo) Afaga, Josie (Edgar) Blue, Edna (Noel, Sr) Aguada, Cynthia (Stephen) Nash, Jina (Edwin) Agustin; sons, Aster (Tess) Barba, Felizardo (Glo) Barba, Fabian (Kaui) Barba Jr.; 28; grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (June 27) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Program 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday (June 28) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Program 10 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Timothy Bongo

Posted On June 22nd, 2012 -

May 19, 2012
Timothy Bongo, 49, of Pearl City died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Barbara Arthurs and Isabelle Miller, and caregivers John and Junalin Viloria. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Pablo Canoy

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May 16, 2012
Pablo Canoy, 77, of Waipahu, a retired Schofield Barracks truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Angeline “July”; son Randy; daughter Pamela Cody; brothers Jesus, Pedro and Manuel; sisters Trinidad Batalone and Fedelina Petilos; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program and services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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James K.K. Chung

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June 1, 2012
James K.K. “Jimmy” Chung, 94, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Theda M.; stepsons Ronald and Lowell Kaanehe, and Verne Kane; nine stepgrandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren. Private services. Contact family for information. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bradley Thomas Hollinger

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June 19, 2012
Bradley Thomas Hollinger, 69, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, owner of Hawaii Business Show Enterprises, a private pilot and actor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. He is survived by wife Claire, son Jonathan, daughter Alison, mother Elizabeth and sister Lynne Ellen. Graveside services: 3 p.m. today at Honokaa County Cemetery.

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Teruko Ige

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June 19, 2012
Teruko Ige, 93, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed housekeeper for private homes, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Larry K. and William H., daughter Doris S. Hayashikawa, brother Harold, sisters Elaine Hirayama and Shirley Afuso, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dan H. Devaney III

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May 23, 2012
Dan H. Devaney III, 83, of Honolulu, a retired retail executive and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Marilyn Patterson-Devaney, son Dan H. IV and two grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Lisa Wai Ming Jong

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June 14, 2012
Lisa Wai Ming Jong, 53, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii-Manoa clerk typist, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Monroe; mother Susan; brothers Leighton, Lincoln and Lambert; and sister Lori Toda. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Faith Missionary Church or Hawaii Kai Church.

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JOSE “DOI” ALVARADO JR.

Posted On June 22nd, 2012 -

JOSE “DOI” ALVARADO JR.
Age 70, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away May 13, 2012 in Aiea. Born December 7, 1941 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Was a proud member of the Americans of Japanese Ancestry Baseball League.
He is survived by son, Jose “Jay” (Racquel) Alvarado II; daughters, Wendy-Jo (Robert) Alvarado-Batad, Josette Alvarado; mother, Marie Alvarado; brothers, Patrick (Shirley) Lagrimas, Frederico “Freddy” (Nani) Alvarado; sister, Constance “Indai” (Reginald) Kanekoa; 7 grand-children.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (June 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (June 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Suk Cha Chae Kipapa

Posted On June 22nd, 2012 -

May 31, 2012
Suk Cha Chae Kipapa, 67, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Korea. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leandra Kuulei McCollum

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May 17, 2012
Leandra Kuulei McCollum, 42, of Waianae died in Hilo. She was born in Bloomington, Del. She is survived by sons Jayme Tyson and Markheyvion B. Cobb-Adams; daughters Larisha Nash-Beamen, Philisha Nash-Johnson, Kahana Keli‘i and Tershaunda McCollum; father William Beamen; sister Yolanda Mersberg; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Flowers welcome.

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Barbara J. Neves

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June 14, 2012
Barbara J. “Aunty Bobbie” Neves, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Head Start assistant teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mitchell K., Lance C., Alfred S., Lawrence M. and Dean Andrew K.; sisters Gwendolyn Mock Sing, Darnell Tinloy, Gail Lile, Robyn Whitworth and Renee Tuttle; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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THOMAS T. OSHIRO

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THOMAS T. OSHIRO
Age 71, passed away June 2, 2012. Born in Honolulu. Graduated St. Louis HS ’58. Retired Vending Facility Spec from Ho’opono, St of HI. Past employment: Texaco, Circle K, King Pharmacy. Tamagusuku Son Jin Kai Member. Former Board member of HI State Crime Commission, Liliha Sq Apt Owners Assn, Susannah Wesley Comm Ctr, Kalihi-Palama Comm Council, Liliha-Palama Business Assn, Kalihi-Palama Culture & Arts Soc Inc, Kalihi-Palama Neighborhood Board #15. Survived by wife Norma, daughters Jodi (Cliford Jr) Nakaoka & Dr. Shari (Scott Muir) Oshiro, grandchildren Alyssa, Chelsea, & Brandon; brothers Ken, Henry of CA, sister Kay (Allen) Belleza of CA.
Visitation 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 30 at Hosoi Mortuary. Funeral services at 4:00 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Eugene A. Quizon

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June 5, 2012
Eugene A. Quizon, 96, of Mililani, an automotive and car maintenance and repairman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Mel, Edmund, Fred and Andrew; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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DIOSDADO “DADO” BINYAN RUBIO

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DIOSDADO “DADO” BINYAN RUBIO
Age 83, of Waipahu, HI, passed away June 18, 2012 in Ewa Beach. Born July 17, 1928 in Honaunau, South Kona, HI. Retired rigger from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 72.
He is survived by daughters, Linda Mae (Victor) Pagente, Doreen (Eric) Kahinu; sons, Gary (Amy) Rubio, Anthony “Tony” (Cindy) Rubio; 22 grand-children; 35 great-grand-children; 3 great-great-grand-children; brothers, Ceasar Rubio, Rueben Rubio; sisters, Angelina Navarro, Rebecca Galios.
Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thursday (June 28) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Friday (June 29) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Perla D. Gorrez Schubert

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May 24, 2012
Perla D. Gorrez Schubert, 88, of Kaneohe, a registered nurse, died in Kaneohe. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son John C., daughter Cynthia M. Schubert Richmond, brothers Frank and David Gorrez, and sister Lydia Gorrez. No services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Willed Body Program at University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine.

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Naoe May Shigeta

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June 12, 2012
Naoe May Shigeta, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Keaau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Nelson R. and Leslie Y.; brothers Haruo, Tommy and Charles Maki; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tokie Tanimoto

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June 15, 2012
Tokie Tanimoto, 90, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital nurse, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born on Niihau. She is survived by son Alan Lyons, daughters Claire Yamagata and Marla Stein, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Harriet Fusae Tsuji

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May 17, 2012
Harriet Fusae Tsuji, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Cathedral Gift Shop salesclerk, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters La Verne S. Kleinert and Corinne M. Kimura, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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BRANDON BRACEROS TUCAY

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BRANDON BRACEROS TUCAY
Age 24, of Mililani, passed away June 4, 2012 in Kuala Lumpur. Born May 2, 1988 in Spokane, WA. A musician and former drummer for Kapena; Iolani School Class of 2006, Pacific Rim Christian College Class of 2011; passion for surfing and a mentor.
He is survived by wife, Julynn Tucay; parents, Ricky & Vilma Tucay; mother, Rosemarie Braceros Stephens of NV; brothers, Bronson Tucay, Braeden Tucay, Brennan Tucay; sisters, Shannon Tuiolemotu of NV, Jamesha Stephens of NV; brother, Isaiah Tuiolemotu; maternal grandfather, Federico Braceros; paternal grand-parents, Damaso & Feliza Tucay.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (June 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 26) at Holy Family Catholic Church; (830 Main St., Honolulu) Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Glenn A. Webster

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June 13, 2012
Glenn A. Webster, 74, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired University of Colorado professor, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Janice Brencick; sons Bertrand and Kendrick Webster, and Dr. Anthony D. Puopolo IIV; daughters Hillary Webster, and Jesslynn and Pricilla Kirk; sister Nancylee Birney; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Warren Kekuku‘upena‘akamehamehakanai‘aupuni Wong

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June 18, 2012
Warren Kekuku‘upena‘akamehamehakanai‘aupuni Wong, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a rental car company shuttle driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wallie; sons Joseph, Jonathan and Jacob; brothers Dennis and Calvin, sisters Elona Jamila and Brenda Ching, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Harry Wah Chun Young

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HARRY WAH CHUN YOUNG
1922-2012
Loving and Supportive Husband, Dad, Gung Gung and Tai Gung
At age 89, Harry Wah Chun passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 14, 2012 at 15 Craigside in Nuuanu. He was the fourth of ten children of Young Fong and Wong Shee born on September 10, 1922 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was raised in Kaimuki, and graduated from St. Patrick School, St. Louis School, University of Hawaii and Chung Shan Chinese School. Served in the military as a part Navy “Seabee” which was the Naval Construction Battalion. Dedicating over 42 years of Civil Service, he retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Design Branch as a Naval Architect Supervisor.
Gung Gung was always involved in the community both as a member and a leader. He was past president, on the board of directors, and advisor of St. Patrick School and Church, Chinese Catholic Society, Holy Name Society, Sun Mun Ting Society, Lung Doo Benevolent Society, and Chung Shan Association of Hawaii. He was a Past Grand Knight in the Knights of Columbus. He was a Chartered Organization Rep with the Boy Scouts of America Pack and Troop 123.
Gung Gung traveled the world with his love of his life Popo. He fiddled with computers, fixing things and collecting clocks and watches. The most important thing to him was his family.
He is survived by wife Lam Jing “Jane”; sons Gregory (Meredyth), Arnold (Rebecca), Eugene (Lorraine), and Lance (Noriko); daughters Christine (Stuart) Lau, Suzanne (Kurt) Eleam and Janice (Gordon) Fukumoto; brothers Dr. Joseph (Barbara), Andrew (Mary Ann) and Robert (Joanie) Young; sisters, Amy Chann and Dolores (David) Chun and sisters-in-law, Constance and Una Mae Young. Grandchildren: Barry, Peter, and Jeremy Young; Shaun Young; Laurie (Stacy) Layton, Megan and Scott Lau; Jenna Young; Nicholas (Cori), Tricia and Shannon Mita; Tsukasa Sumiyoshi and Lindsey Young; Gail and Evan Fukumoto. Great-grand child: Kaenen Mita.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Wah Kei, Kenneth and Wah Kwai Gai Young and his older sister Millie Ng.
Heartfelt appreciation is sincerely extended to Oma and Joanne from Hospice Hawaii as well as to Dr. Houk, Kerianne and the caring staff at 15 Craigside.
Visitation and celebration of his life will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 am Monday June 25 at St. Patrick’s Church in Kaimuki, where a mass will begin at 11:00 am and the Burial to follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to St. Patrick Church, St. Louis School or Hospice Hawaii.


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