Archive for August 6th, 2012

FELICISIMO ALBANO ACOBA

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FELICISIMO ALBANO ACOBA
Age 87, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away July 13, 2012 in Aiea. Born August 12, 1924 in Angadanan, Isabela, Philippines.
He is survived by wife, Purita Acoba; sons, Oscar (Corazon) Acoba of Philippines, Joel (Aileen) Acoba, Noel (Maricar) Acoba of AK, Zarex (Marites) Acoba, James Acoba; daughters, Lorelie Callahan of NY, Mary Girlie (Manolito) Salas; 19 grand-children, 7 great-grandchildren; brothers, Vicente (Rosalina) Acoba, Benjamin (Aniana) Acoba; sisters, Menang (Rufo) Ramos, Rebecca (Manolo) Logan, Emilia (Ramon) Ramos, Julia (Amado) Ocampo.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (August 8) at Miliani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Service 6:30 p.m. Burial to take place in the Philippines.

Maizie Kawamura Ahuna

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July 24, 2012
Maizie Kawamura Ahuna, 99, of Hilo, an elementary school teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Lawrence Jr., daughter Lawrie White, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Marcia L. Chevalier

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July 27, 2012
Marcia L. Chevalier, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Coldwell Banker of California real estate transaction coordinator and former Schuler Homes Inc. sales and marketing administration assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Deming, N.M. She is survived by sons Thomas J. and Robert A. MacDonald, sister Cheryl, stepsister Patricia Kirby and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Sylvia Tsin Len Lim Chung

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July 24, 2012
Sylvia Tsin Len Lim Chung, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Pine/Dole Co. timekeeper, died. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Colin, Michael and Nathan Kimo; caregiver Kris Wallerius; sisters Shirley Villarin and Sherilyn Tom; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at United Church of Christ, Judd Street. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Floyd Eugene Eichenlaub

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July 3, 2012
Floyd Eugene “Ike” Eichenlaub, 78, of Wailuku, a former Piper Aircraft painter in Lock Haven, Pa., and Guardsmark security guard at Azeka Plaza in Kihei, Maui, died in Kula, Maui. He was born in Lock Haven. He is survived by daughter Robin C. Smith and sister Hazel Anderson. Private services.

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Cecelia Ann Fernandez

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July 27, 2012
Cecelia Ann “Cissy” Fernandez, 69, of Kailua-Kona, a retired waitress at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel and waitress at the former Reuben’s and Spindrifter’s restaurants, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Vernon and Albert, daughters Denise Wilkins and Natasha Fernandez, sister Dolores Doonan, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ascension Bentolon Galinato

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July 31, 2012
Ascension Bentolon “Mae” Galinato, 82, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Alfonso Jr.; daughters Harriet Grace, Frances Llego, Gail Bright, Marina Baxter and Andrea Absher; 18 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Clay Wesley Groom

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July 21, 2012
Clay Wesley Groom, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force technical sergeant and retired state Department of Health aide at the State Hospital, died. He was born in Elvins, Mo. He is survived by daughters Dawn A. Monroe and Jodie R. Maeda, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: noon. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yu Ying Aiko Hager

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July 7, 2012
Yu Ying Aiko Hager, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired cook at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Taoyan, Taiwan. She is survived by companion Gerald Saito, son Ching Sheng and a grandchild. Private services.

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Nobuko Higa

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July 13, 2012
Nobuko “Nobu” Higa, 76, of Waipahu, a former proprietor of Depot Beauty Shop, died in Waipahu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by brothers Sadatoshi, Sadafumi and Teigin; and sisters Doris T. Tomita, Margaret S. Enovejas, Gloria K. Koki and Dorothy S. Matsumoto. Private services.

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Hideshi Hirata

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July 13, 2012
Hideshi Hirata, 97, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by son Ronald K.; daughter Dale L. Doi; sisters Lillian Kadekaru, Dorothy Yamashiro, Takeko Yamakawa and Janet Hirata; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Bryant Makoto Hironaka

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July 23, 2012
Bryant Makoto Hironaka, 59, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by mother Satoko and sister Dawn Nakata. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Waimea Higashi Hongwanji. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Dinner reception: 5:30 p.m. at Port Allen Fishing Club House at the Port Allen Small Boat Harbor. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lance Shinji Iida

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July 24, 2012
Lance Shinji Iida, 42, of Pearl City, a Washington Middle School teacher, McKinley High School judo coach and Shobukan Judo Club instructor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Gale and brother Todd. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yasuhiko “Ricky” Ikeda

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YASUHIKO
“RICKY” IKEDA
73, of Honolulu, a retired Associate Professor of Math and Science at Leeward Community College, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by wife Faye; son Alan and his wife Jenni; daughter Karen and her husband Greg, daughter Nanette and her husband Joe; and four grandchildren. Private services were held.

Angel Viernes Abad Jr.

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July 18, 2012
Angel Viernes Abad Jr., 66, of Waipahu, an Outrigger Hotel housekeeper, died in Waipahu. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Andrea A., daughters Jonabelle and Jacquelyn, and sisters Hipolita “Mila” Rosete and Eva Abad. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at St. John the Baptist Church, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 17 at the church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Richard Hon Sung Pang Jr.

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July 3, 2012
Richard Hon Sung Pang Jr., 69, of Waianae, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter and Coast Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Josephine; sons Richard III, Russell, Ryan and Royden; stepsons Robert, Dominique, Kevin, Frank, Richard and Tracy; daughter Robin Maganoris; stepdaughters Sarah, Catharine and Susan; six grandchildren; 35 step-grandchildren; and 12 step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lynn Miyoko Kawaguchi

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July 24, 2012
Lynn Miyoko Kawaguchi, 89, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Puhi, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Formosa (Taiwan). She is survived by daughters Hatsuko Kawaguchi, Katherine Nagato and Irene Hamada; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Private inurnment services.

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Helen Marion Kefford

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July 31, 2012
Helen Marion Kefford, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Melbourne, Australia. She is survived by son Hugh “Keith,” daughters Michele Winter and Louise Kefford, and brother Graeme Hanna. Private services. Donations suggested to a charity of your choice.

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Eleanor Tomiko Kinoshita

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July 23, 2012
Eleanor Tomiko Kinoshita, 91, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Dennis, daughter Sheila, brothers Joseph and Martin Kato, sister Martha Ibarra and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Adam Pyung Yeal Lim

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July 28, 2012
Adam Pyung Yeal Lim, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Leeward Community College dean of student services, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Michael; daughters Kathleen Chee, Karen Miyamoto and Kari Lim; brothers Danny and Ensign; sister Shirley Linder; and five grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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HELEN NOELANI LUM

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HELEN
NOELANI LUM
95, of Honolulu. Passed away July 23, 2012 in Honolulu. Born in Makawao, Maui. Retired Communication Operator at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Federal Aviation Agency. Survived by sons, Anthony Adam (Ann) Lum, Dallas Theodore (Marlene) Lum; daughter, Alvir Ululei Lum Himes; 5 grandchildren, David Lum, Andrew Lum, Amy Lum, Charles Himes and Victoria Himes; 3 great grandchildren, Chelsea Himes, Julia Brand and Melody Lum; Visitation 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday Aug. 10, 2012 at Star of the Sea Church (4470 Aliikoa Street); Mass 12:30p.m.; burial to follow at 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery; No flowers. Casual attire.

HELEN NOELANI LUM

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HELEN
NOELANI LUM
95, of Honolulu. Passed away July 23, 2012 in Honolulu. Born in Makawao, Maui. Retired Communication Operator at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Federal Aviation Agency. Survived by sons, Anthony Adam (Ann) Lum, Dallas Theodore (Marlene) Lum; daughter, Alvir Ululei Lum Himes; 5 grandchildren, David Lum, Andrew Lum, Amy Lum, Charles Himes and Victoria Himes; 3 great grandchildren, Chelsea Himes, Julia Brand and Melody Lum; Visitation 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday Aug. 10, 2012 at Star of the Sea Church (4470 Aliikoa Street); Mass 12:30p.m.; burial to follow at 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery; No flowers. Casual attire.

Toraichi James Marugame

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July 12, 2012
Toraichi James Marugame, 93, of Lihue, a Kauai Petroleum driver and Kauai Island Tours guide, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Clyde and Lance; daughters Sharon Nonaka, Coleen Morinaka and Nan Sakaguchi; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Missionary Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Candace Kay Mason

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July 29, 2012
Candace Kay Mason, 60, of Kihei, Maui, died at home. She was born in Lansing, Mich. She is survived by husband Jeffrey Collins, son Tyler, parents Marlin and June Canterbury, brother Greg Canterbury and sister Amy Smith. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Brian Akio Matsumoto

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July 25, 2012
Brian Akio Matsumoto, 64, of Honolulu, an Island Movers Inc. corporate officer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Russell M. and Bruce K. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Florence Matsuyo Matsumoto

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July 19, 2012
Florence Matsuyo Matsumoto, 93, of Kahului, a retired city clerk, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Judith Fukuda and Marjorie Nishina; brothers Sakae, Henry and James Tominaga; sister Vivian Suenaga; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Hazel Yuriko Mikami

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July 18, 2012
Hazel Yuriko Mikami, 81, of Honolulu, a retired utility engineer for Neal S. Blaisdell Center and Bowl-O-Drome, died at home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by sons Rickey R. and Mike M., daughter Denise Y., brother Edward S. Kamibayashiyama, sister Betty S. Feliciano and two grandchildren. Private services.

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George Eichi Miura

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July 10, 2012
George Eichi Miura, 78, of Wahiawa, a retired planner at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, former employee at Aloha Airlines and Lockheed Aircraft Co., and an Air Force technical instructor, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Betty F., son Shane, daughter Stephanie Funakoshi, brother Masaru Hirano, sister Sachiko Kato and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Chad Michael Morimoto

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July 23, 2012
Chad Michael Morimoto, 39, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Police Department officer, will be remembered in services 1 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, West Stake Center, 1723 Beckley St., Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Chesha T., son Dylan K., daughter Ashryn S.K. Lasconia, sisters Tanya K. and Chelsey M., stepmother Joanne, stepbrothers Michael S. Regohos and Roycestan Cabarloc, and stepsisters Shaylina Quenga and Jaylyn Fely. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Alan Tadashi Muraoka

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Aug. 3, 2012
Alan Tadashi Muraoka, 60, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a soil and water conservationist, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen K., daughter Liane T. and brother John. Private services.

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