Archive for August 1st, 2012

Penitisa Laloulu Uikirifi Aga

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July 5, 2012
Penitisa Laloulu Uikirifi Aga, 52, of Honolulu, an American Samoa Department of Public Safety dispatcher, died at home. She was born in Nuuuli, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Aga P. Galu; sons Galutau D. Jr. and Afaese T.; daughters Meipo Toleafoa, Uatiauro “Sonja” Aga-Tupule, and Siolosega T. and Pamata T. Aga; mother Siolosega Uikirifi; brothers Jeffrey A., Salilo and Taumaoe Maulupe, Fa’aope, Muga Jr., Joseph, Allen, Eddie and Hine Laloulu, and Junior, Iopu, Faamasino and Alu Toleafoa; sisters Judy T. and Roanna S. Maulupe, Fale and Bonnie Laloulu, Tuloto Toleafoa-Levaula, Lupesina Toleafoa and Tilomai Toleafoa-Laulu; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Bread of Life Congregational Christian Church. Services: 10 a.m. Entombment: 1 p.m. at Garden Crypts, Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Casual attire.

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TOMICK “TOMAS” ARIOLA ARIOLA

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TOMICK “TOMAS” ARIOLA ARIOLA
Age 87, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away June 21, 2012 in Ewa Beach. Born July 5, 1924 in Honokaa, Big Island, Hawaii. A member of the Solsona Club of Hawaii. He previously worked at Barbers Point Golf Course.
He is survived by wife, Germana Toribio Ariola; son, Hector (Sarah) Ariola; daughters, Lylia (Ernesto) Capati, Gina (Robert) Miller; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandsons.
Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday (August 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m. Tuesday (August 7) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Henry Badeaux

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July 22, 2012
Henry Badeaux, 87, of Waianae, a retired Navy senior chief petty officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Biloxi, Miss. He is survived by wife Lurline; sons Paul M., David A., James A. and John J.; daughter Josette M.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Reception: 6 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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James Allan Namakaokeahi Faufata Berrigan

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June 19, 2012
Namakaokeahi Faufata Berrigan, 69, of Kaneohe, a Marine Corps retiree and Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Silver Star recipient, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sisters Donnette Norman, Momi Lee and Linda Berrigan. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Elmer Mangrubang Corpuz

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June 21, 2012
Elmer Mangrubang Corpuz, 47, of Ewa Beach, a Golden State Foods truck driver, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Cristina B., son Christian I., daughters Cristelle and Cristine, parents Pedro and Pacita, brothers Nardito and Christopher, sisters Imelda Gonzalez and Anna Liza Corpuz-Snyder, and grandparent Margarita Mangrubang. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Betsy Maile Flowers

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July 28, 2012
Betsy Maile Flowers, 77, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired Citi Tavern manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son David L. Nascimento Sr.; daughter Deena L. Ramos; brothers Ceasar and Ben DeMello; sisters Adeline Valdez, Ivy Chandler and Leilani Anthony; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Frances Ayala Francisco

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July 24, 2012
Frances Ayala Francisco, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Kapiolani Children’s Hospital housekeeping supervisor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by husband Richard K.; son Pete Rivera; daughters Cynthia Vilanova, Crystal Walden, Debra Rosario and Amber Murphy; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alby G. Balinong Jr.

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July 9, 2012
Alby G. Balinong Jr., 80, of Wailua, Kauai, a retired state highway worker, died at home. He was born in Kapaia, Kauai. He is survived by son Graham Kovarik; daughters Angela Balinong, Donna Kovarik and Alexis Carvalho; brother James Anakalea; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery. Services, fellowship and celebration of life to follow.

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Moses Iwane Kaina Jr.

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July 19, 2012
Moses Iwane Kaina Jr., 58, of Honolulu, a pastor and musician, died in Puuwai of Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Chenaniah K. and Moses I. III; daughters Shalei M. and Chablis L. Kaina, and Cherie K. Yuen; brother Aulden; sisters Auldine K. and Watty; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Gospel of Salvation, 1350 Halona St., Honolulu. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Samuel Kama Jr.

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July 8, 2012
Samuel Kama Jr., 43, of Portland, Ore., died in Portland. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Larissa M., son Pomaikaiakalani K. “Kalani,” daughter Keanuheaonamaile “Maile,” mother Elizabeth L., brothers Samson K. Sr. and Sanford K. Sr., and sisters Sandee K. and SamanthaLee K. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Keawaula Bay, also known as Yokohama Beach, Waianae. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William E. Kauaihilo

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March 15, 2012
William E. Kauaihilo, 76, of Pahrump, Nev., a retired air traffic controller from Diamond Head Crater, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Carol; sons Clifford, Kalani, Alika, Kawika and Keoni; daughters Diana Kauaihilo-Flores, Puanani Kauaihilo-Roundy and Iwalani Hulaton; brother Andrew Orlando Jr.; sisters Laulupe Dempster, Harriet Clark, Rosemary Decker and Lou-Ann Scaife; 23 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m.

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Cleighton Kwock Keong Lau

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CLEIGHTON KWOCK KEONG LAU
Of Mililani was a chef at Roy’s Restaurants for 24 years. He was born in 1957 and raised in Kaimuki. He was the fourth of five boys. He passed peacefully at age 55 and is survived by wife Jackie, son Dustin, mother Gladys Lau; brothers Danny (Kat), Andrew (Yvonne), and Eddie (Joyce); father-in-law Al Grogh (Linda) and brother-in-law Brent; nephews Brysonn, Ryan, Trevor, Nicholas, Jared, and Jonathan; and nieces Janelle, Alaynna, and Taryn.

LUCILA “LUCY” TACOTACO MARTINEZ

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LUCILA “LUCY” TACOTACO MARTINEZ
Age 62, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away June 28, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born December 26, 1949 in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of the Badoc Pinili Association. Previously worked as a cook for Elena’s, Shiro’s and Rocky’s Coffee Shop, Waipahu.
She is survived by husband, Juanito “Lito” Martinez; son, James T. Martinez; mother, Carolina Tacotaco; brothers, Sergio (Lina) Tacotaco, Rodrigo (Beth) Tacotaco, Ben (Cristy) Tacotaco, Ceasar (Anna) Tacotaco; sisters, Maria (Ben) Coronel, Remy Rowan; grandchild, Jansen Cabbab.
Visitation 6:00 p.m. Tuesday (August 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (August 8) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Donald D. Masocol

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June 19, 2012
Donald D. Masocol, 79, of Honolulu, a mechanic at Nagorski Golf Course at Fort Shafter and an Air Force veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Carol, daughter Donnett, brothers Rodney Masocol and Daniel Cabaldon, and sisters Barbra Lankford and Priscilla Ewing. Private services. No flowers.

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John Brandon Kawenaulakuikalai Ryutaro Maze

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July 14, 2012
John Brandon Kawenaulakuikalai Ryutaro Maze, 1, of Mililani died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents John and Naomi, sister Nichelle Biggs and grandparents John and Marlene Maze, and Gilbert and Betty Jean Morita. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Amy Yaino Nagayama Onoue

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June 26, 2012
Amy Yaino Nagayama Onoue, 75, of Honolulu, a retired J.C. Penney sales associate, died. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by sons Steven and Glenn; daughters Lynn Kimura and Mavis Takai; sisters Mae Salomon, Jane Uyeno, Evelyn Sugihara and Carolyn Bunch; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Pearlisa Potter

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July 26, 2012
Pearlisa “Teddy” Potter, 69, of New Berlin, N.Y., a retired nurse at Chenango Memorial Hospital in Norwich, N.Y., died. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband Gary; sons Duane, Jody and Terry; stepmother Sora; brother Jose Jr.; sisters Elena and Melinda; and nine grandchildren. Services to be held in Norwich. Burial to be held at a later date in Mililani Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Holy Family School, 17 Prospect St., Norwich, NY 13815. Online condolences: johnstonfh.com.

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Benjamin G. Prieto

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July 12, 2012
Benjamin G. “Jamin” Prieto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired city incinerator technician and an Army veteran in the Philippines who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Clemencia, son Bradley, daughter Charlene, brother Ermoginiz and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Barbara Jean Ramos

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June 18, 2012
Barbara Jean Ramos, 52, of Honolulu, proprietor of Classi Chazzz Creations, died in Honolulu. She was born in Jacksonville, Fla. She is survived by husband Leonard “Tito”; sons Christopher Bayot and Joshua Ramos; daughters Chastina and Alana Ramos, and Jennifer Alfiche; father Frederick Chasteen; mother Jean Dussubieux; brother Jon Chasteen; sister Anita P. Haight; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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Margaret Hanako Sakai

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July 3, 2012
Margaret Hanako Sakai, 77, of Las Vegas, a retired Honolulu Police Department dispatcher, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dean and Dale Watanabe; daughter Kay Agustin; brothers Harry and Ronald Igarashi, and James Hamada; sisters June Kuwabara and Gladys Hamada; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Randy Sleigh

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July 25, 2012
Randy Sleigh, 59, of Princeville, Kauai, a surfboard shaper, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Elaine, son Joshua, stepson Christopher, stepdaughters Autumn and Heaven, and mother Wanda Colbert. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at Tunnels Beach.

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Derrick Michio Sugimoto

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July 19, 2012
�Derrick Michio Sugimoto, 61, of Aiea, a Horizon Lines stevedore and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lane and Kyle; daughter Alaina Ajifu; stepsons Bobby and Julian Tanioka; brothers Brian, Michael and Patrick; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Matilde Guira Ulep

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July 16, 2012
Matilde Guira Ulep, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Lazaro, Lamberto, Alfredo, Sonny and Angel Jr.; daughters Violeta Ganal and Veronica Fiesta; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.

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James E. Watts

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July 14, 2012
James E. Watts, 82, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran and a retired Alexander Grant Accountants certified public accountant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bakersfield, Calif. He is survived by wife Lucile, sons Joey and Daniel, daughters Marylee Moore and Laurie McCrary, brother Roger and six grandchildren. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Catholic Charities Hawaii or Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter.

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Jane Leinani Yang

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July 24, 2012
Jane Leinani Yang, 95, of Hilo, a retired factory worker at the former Mr. Papaya and a lei maker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Henry H., daughter Aileen Ogawa, nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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