Archive for August 3rd, 2012

Felicisimo Albano Acoba

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July 13, 2012
Felicisimo Albano Acoba, 87, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Angadanan, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Purita; sons Oscar, Joel, Noel, Zarez and James; daughters Lorelie Callahan and Mary Girlie Salas; brothers Vicente and Benjamin; sisters Menang and Emilia Ramos, Rebecca Logan and Julia Ocampo; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial in the Philippines.

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Vergel Adonis

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VERGEL ADONIS
Age 75 passed away on July 28, 2012 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on June 10, 1937, in Manila, Philippines, the son of the late Marcelino & Rosalina Adonis. He was the third of 8 siblings. Vergel is survived by wife Anna, 10 children (Van Torres, Shelly Yamashita, Trang Ching, Peter Nguyen, John Nguyen, Terrie Dieffenbach, Roz Adonis, Bobby Adonis, Carolyn Moriyama, Suzanne Lanting) and 21 grandchildren. His accomplishments include: acquiring a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration; management of several businesses; service in the Filipino community; Medical Missions in the Philippines; active membership of the church. He enjoyed spending time with all of his grandchildren.
We will celebrate the life of Vergel on August 7, 2012, at 5:00 o’clock, pm with a visitation and 6:00 o’clock, p.m. a ceremony at the Diamond Head Memorial. Relatives and friends are welcome. Aloha attire.

Vergel N. Adonis

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July 28, 2012
Vergel N. Adonis, 75, of Honolulu, a real estate broker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Anna; sons Peter and John Nguyen, and Roberto Adonis; daughters Vann Torres, Shelly N. Yamashita, Trang N. Ching, Terrie N. Dieffenbach, Roselyn N. Adonis, Carolyn A. Moriyama and Annette-Suzanne A. Lanting; brother Jimmy A.; sisters Felicitas N. and Perla N. Adonis, and Evelyn A. Yangon; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Marshall T. Alcosiba

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July 10, 2012
Marshall T. “Rico” Alcosiba, 58, of Honolulu, a mason, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Keoni; daughter Tammy Picanco; mother Anita Calycomb; brothers Michael Terado, and Rodney and Gary Alcosiba Jr.; sisters Rowena and Winifred Alcosiba, Shirley Almeida, Linda Bethel, Sandra Iwane and Norma Kekahuna; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Denise Kaleionaia Bunao

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July 25, 2012
Denise Kaleionaia “Kalei” Bunao, 33, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Augustius C., sons Daymien N. and Dayevin K., daughter Daylin-Harlee, parents Darryl and Elizabeth Cullen, brother Dane H. Cullen and sister Desiree K. Baquiring. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Thursday at Heeia Kea Boat Harbor. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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MOSES “MOKI” EUSEBIA CABALSE

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MOSES “MOKI” EUSEBIA CABALSE
Age 73, of Mililani, HI, passed away July 26, 2012 in Honolulu. Born December 15, 1938 in Wahiawa, HI. Moses was retired from Castle & Cooke. He was a member of the Royal Drifters.
He is survived by wife, Esther Cabalse; sons, Timothy (Kristy), Moses (Michelle); daughter, Colleen (Aaron); brothers, Peter (Kris), Abraham (Charlene), Sonny; sisters, Dolores (Tom), Carol (Wendell); 8 grandchildren.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (August 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m.

Moses Eusebia Cabalse

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July 26, 2012
Moses Eusebia “Moki” Cabalse, 73, of Mililani, a retired Castle & Cooke employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Esther; sons Timothy and Moses; daughter Colleen; brothers Peter, Abraham and Sonny; sisters Dolores and Carol; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Trinidad Evera Califlores

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July 31, 2012
Trinidad Evera Califlores, 86, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Wilfred, daughters Aida Califlores and Evangeline Lucas, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Kenneth Sam Leong Chang

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July 12, 2012
Kenneth Sam Leong Chang, 86, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service technician and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Vivian, son Sherwin, daughter Cheryl Chang-Perez and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Diana Flores DeSilva

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July 28, 2012
Diana Flores DeSilva, 78, of Omao, Kauai, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph; sons Richard S. Troche, and David and Jerry DeSilva; daughter Sandra Perez; brothers Edward Troche Jr., Joseph Flores and Edmond Sales; sister Lucille Lopez; and four grandchildren. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Monday at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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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. Burial: 2 p.m. at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for obituary published Wednesday.

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Beatrice Cup Choy Hano

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July 28, 2012
Beatrice Cup Choy “Yoke” Hano, 91, of Honolulu, a licensed practical nurse at Kapiolani Medical Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by son Randall L.; brothers Harold, Thomas and Robert Cup Choy; sisters Elsie Allen, Mildred De Mello and Lorraine Koskey; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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Frances Rhoda Kawehileilehua Liwai Jones

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July 19, 2012
Frances Rhoda Kawehileilehua Liwai Jones, 73, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Nathaniel and David Jones, and Keith Kuewa; daughters Rhoda Jordan and Nicole Bullin; brother Rusty Liwai; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: noon Aug. 11 at Halawa District Park pavilion, 99-795 Iwaiwa St., Aiea. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lanny Arruda Jr.

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July 10, 2012
Lanny Arruda Jr., 53, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a Costco Wholesale truck driver, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kaya Keanaaina-Arruda; sons Cody Kalima-Arruda, and David and Kamakani Arruda; hanai son Loren Freitas Jr.; hanai daughters Pualani and Iwalani-Marie Keanaaina; brothers Kingsley Sr., Larry Jr. and Herman Aweau; sisters Liena Kaaweamahi and Blossom Berry; a grandchild; and four hanai grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Aug. 18 at Leleiwi Beach Park, Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional celebration of life: 11 a.m. Aug. 25 at Wawaoli Beach Park, OTEC Road, Kailua-Kona. Casual or beach attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 223 Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.

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Elizabeth Kaulukukui

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July 16, 2012
Elizabeth Kaulukukui, 91, of Honolulu, a city land title abstractor, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son John, daughters Evangeline Chang and Sandra Kaulukukui, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sumie Wada Kon

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July 25, 2012
Sumie Wada Kon, 88, of Hilo, a retired McKinley High School teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Barbara, brother Mamoru Wada and a grandchild. Private services.

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James Henry Laymance

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July 12, 2012
James Henry Laymance, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired Navy master chief, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Blythe, Calif. He is survived by daughter Mary Antone and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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JOHN YOUNG YUN LEE

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JOHN YOUNG
YUN LEE
Age 85, passed away at his home in Carson City, Nevada on June 29, 2012. John was born in Honolulu on April 17, 1927. He graduated from Farrington High School and joined the US Army serving in the 101st Airborne in Germany at the end of World War II. After leaving the Army he received a B.S. in Police Science from San Jose State University where he met his wife Janet Elizabeth Lee who preceded him in death in 2001. John dedicated his life to law enforcement. His career began with the San Jose PD in 1956. In 1958 he joined the federal law enforcement agency that would become the Drug Enforcement Administration. He returned to Hawai’i in 1966 as the office’s first Special Agent in Charge retiring in 1982. He then worked with the Honolulu Police Commission beginning in 1987 until his second retirement in 1998. John enjoyed the last years of his life in Carson City, NV, volunteering at the Sheriff’s Office, maintaining his firearm skills and driving his blue Mustang. He is survived by his 4 children, 3 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

PATRICIA ANN KWAI LEN LEONG

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PATRICIA ANN KWAI LEN LEONG
70, of Henderson, NV went home to our Heavenly Father on June 30, 2012. She was born in Honolulu, HI. She taught at various elementary schools before retiring in 1995. She was an active member of the United Church of Christ and was past President (1976) of the ACUW club. Patricia is survived by her husband, Herman Leong, brothers Stanley (Edna), and Lloyd (Stacey), sisters Brenda, Kathleen (Bert), and Linda (Michael), nieces and nephews. Patricia was predeceased by her parents, Kam Kin and Betty, and her sister, Sharon. She was laid to rest in Boulder City, NV on July 10, 2012. A Memorial Service will be held on August 25, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the United Church of Christ, 467 N. Judd Street, Honolulu, HI, preceded by a coffee & donut hour at 9:00 AM. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: http:// patricia-ann-kwai-len-leong.forevermissed.com/

Juan H. Migia

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June 27, 2012
Juan H. Migia, 78, of Las Vegas, an Air Force veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by son Jon, daughters Donni Weaver and Jodi Wolf, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. today at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 6280 S. Valley View, Suite 342, Las Vegas, NV 89118; 702-436-4220.

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Calvin Shigeki Miura

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July 10, 2012
Calvin Shigeki Miura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base housing inspector, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy S., daughters Reeni S. Ho and Pamela M. Dangaran, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 11 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Jane Ruriko Ogata

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July 26, 2012
Jane Ruriko Ogata, 83, of Honolulu, a retired library service technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Al. Private services.

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Kameaokalani Ku’uipo Patch-Tavares

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July 11, 2012
Kameaokalani Ku’uipo Patch-Tavares, infant daughter of Angela Patch and Joey Tavares of Kilauea, Kauai, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. She is also survived by brother Konanui, sister Mahealani and grandparents Loraine and Leo Patch, and Junedale and Michael Tavares. Services: noon Aug. 18 at Hanalei Bay Pier.

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Pearlisa Ancog Potter

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July 26, 2012
Pearlisa Ancog “Teddy” Potter, 69, of New Berlin, N.Y., a retired nurse, 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 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. Additional information for obituary published Wednesday.

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Edward Scottie Makaea Puaoi

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July 25, 2012
Edward Scottie Makaea Puaoi, 61, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a box office ticket agent at Hollywood Theaters in Kona, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winona K. “Hunny Bunny”; sons Kaiminaauao, Ethan “Makaea” and Kanoa; brothers George, Willie and Gene A.; sisters Nani Hill, Maryann DeCosta and Kapio Inoke; and seven grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Felicidad Bueno Quel

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July 28, 2012
Felicidad Bueno Quel, 92, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Luis, son Pacifco “Pat,” daughters Elsie Ollado and Norma Vida, 11 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Barbara J. Chasteen Ramos

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June 18, 2012
Barbara J. Chasteen 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. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Masato Sasaki

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July 25, 2012
Masato “Mac” Sasaki, 90, of Kaimuki, a retired Grove Farm employee, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by son Jonathan, daughter Terry, brother William and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Micheal Ichiro Shimomura-Robinson

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July 13, 2012
Micheal Ichiro Shimomura-Robinson, 26, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Torrance, Calif. He is survived by mother Diane Shimomura. Services pending.

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ANDRES PIGAO VIERNES, SR.

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ANDRES PIGAO
VIERNES, SR.
Age 69, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away July 5, 2012 in Aiea. Born December 29, 1942 in Tayac, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired tractor operator from Dole Company. Member of San Vicente Alcala Association of Hawaii.
He is survived by wife, Rosalina “Lily” Viernes; daughters, Lolita (Reynaldo) Cuya, Marilyn (Damien) Villanueva, Analyn Viernes (Biv Lovest), Marie (Allan) Romero; sons, Alan (Emma) Viernes, Andres (Enrika) Viernes, Jr.; 15 grandchildren; brothers, Vevincio (Purita) Viernes, Ricardo (Luvi) Viernes; sisters, Isabel Cortez, Alejandra Visarra, Marcelina (Sotero) Cortez, Teresa (Patricio) Alviar, Felisa (Nestor) Respicio.
Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday (August 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday (August 9) 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.


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