Archive for August 7th, 2012

Lucy Caminos Castellucci

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June 15, 2012
Lucy Caminos Castellucci, 74, of Coconut Creek, Fla., died in Florida. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Paul, Michael and Nathan Garcia; daughters Debora McWilliams and Donna Eskenazi; brothers Jose, Guernaldo and Augustine Caminos; sisters Pacita Tolentino and Encarnation Gray; companion Ken Freeman; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Cynthia Siu Len Chee

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Aug. 1, 2012
Cynthia Siu Len Chee, 82, of Ewa Beach, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Howard P., daughter Elsbeth, brother Harry Ching, sisters Lorraine Mau and Elena Crawford, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.

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Gunter Von Hamm

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July 2, 2012
Gunter Von Hamm, 87, of Honolulu, owner of G. Von Hamm Textiles Inc., will be remembered in services 5 p.m. Thursday at Central Union Church. He died in Honolulu. He was born in Bremen, Germany. He is survived by wife Ahulani, son David, daughter Laurie and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday. Reception to follow services. Aloha attire. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Joelyn Napua Ioane-Weatherholtz

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July 4, 2012
Joelyn Napua Ioane-Weatherholtz, 50, of Wahiawa died in Wai-anae. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Andrew K. Weatherholtz, daughter Naomi, brothers John III and Jonah Ioane, and sisters Joanne “Nani” Ioane, Jocelynn “Momilani” Adams and Joycelynn McShane. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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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 Anabel, daughters Jonabelle and Jacquelyn, and sisters Hipolita “Mila” Rosete and Eva Abad. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at St. John the Baptist, 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: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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William Pelekane Konanui Jr.

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July 23, 2012
William Pelekane “Willz” Konanui Jr., 37, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a federal Department of the Interior pest control worker at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by fiancee Prudence U’ilani Cabreira, son Wai ‘oluokekai, daughter Mahieu’ilani, parents William and Alethea, brother Wendal, sisters Carrie and Helena, and grandparent John Pai. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Charles David Kaleohano

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July 18, 2012
Charles David “Chuck” Kaleohano, 56, of Waikiki died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Thomas and Gerard, and sister Mary Costa. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Lanikai boat ramp. Scattering of ashes and potluck to follow. Casual attire.

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John Kapualani Koko

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June 25, 2012
John Kapualani Koko, 51, of Waianae, a member of Makaha Sons, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Toni; sons John Jr., Jerman “Shadow,” Jordon and Jerry; brothers Kanohowailuku Jr., Jerome and Herman Koko, William, Lawrence and Ralph Nahale-a, and Alfredo, Frank, Sonny, John and John “Ciosi” Dalire; sisters Eleanor Motooka, Estrella Cabansag, Anna Inano, Germaine Silva, Wilmette “Pupu” Lafferty and Patricia Nahale-a; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the chapel. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Christine Alexis Rabena Laeda

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July 21, 2012
Christine Alexis Rabena Laeda, 20, of Mountain View, Hawaii, an Oregon State University student and employee of Manono Mini Mart in Hilo, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by father Romy C.; mother Sharon G. Rabena; brothers Kevin J., Preston S. and Aasin J.; stepsister Alexia Bartolome-Robinson; and grandparents Merlito and Felicina Laeda, and Marylou and Reynaldo Rabena. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Keaau High School gymnasium. Services: 7 p.m. An all-night vigil will follow at the family residence in Mountain View. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the gym. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

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Bernardo L. Laus

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July 31, 2012
Bernardo L. Laus, 86, of Waipahu, a field service engineer and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Melissa, sons Minhky and Viet Phi, daughters Wlan and Vanessa, 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Helen Noelani Lum

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July 23, 2012
Helen Noelani Lum, 95, of Honolulu, a retired communications operator for the Federal Aviation Administration and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. She was born in Maka wao, Maui. She is survived by sons Anthony A. and Dallas T., daughter Alvir U. Lum-Himes, brother Roland, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Star of the Sea Church, 4470 Aliikoa St. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gary F. Malunao

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July 13, 2012
Gary F. Malunao, 57, of Aiea died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Raymond Jr., Orlando, Glen, Gerald and Michael; sisters Tayalynn Malunao-Barba and Ber na dette Setik; and companion Paula Kahler. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Felipe Cardines Mejia

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July 30, 2012
Felipe Cardines Mejia, 82, of the Green Sands subdivision on Hawaii island, a retired Mac Farms of Hawaii laborer and foreman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Chrissie C-Mejia; sons Lawrence, Wilson and Reynaldo Mejia, and Oscar Castaneda; daughters Delicia Mapanao, Zenaida Pimentel, Megan Kunishige and Melissa Mejia; brothers Phillip, Franklin, Benjamin and Alan Mejia, and Ben Bolaoen; sisters Francine Weller, Verna Kneeland, Merl Villegas, Sandra Tamondong, Carol Javar, Vivian Hondonero and Shirley Triesch mann; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at the family residence on Kaalualu Road (second road on the left, first house on the right), followed by an all-night vigil. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Naalehu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Luncheon to follow at the family residence. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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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 12:15 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, West Stake Center, 1723 Beckley St., Honolulu. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. 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., mother Deborah, stepmother Joanne, stepbrothers Michael S. Regohos and Roycestan Cabarloc, and stepsisters Shaylina Quenga and Jaylyn Fely. Burial:
3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Robert Michael Morton

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June 14, 2012
Robert Michael Morton, 68, of Denham Springs, La., a Trans World Airlines retiree and an Army veteran, died in Denham Springs. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by brother Laka. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Sunday on the North Shore. For details, call 542-1780. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome; no lei.

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George Feliciano Pagan

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July 28, 2012
George Feliciano Pagan, 98, of El Paso, Texas, a mechanic, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by stepdaughter Nina Lovan. Services held.

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Daniel Kalimaonaona Mahi Ravelo

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July 13, 2012
Daniel Kalimaonaona Mahi Ravelo, 26, of Pearl City died. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by son Damien M. Figueroa-Ravelo and mother of child Melissa Figueroa; daughters Divine “DeDe” and Danielle “Kalei” Ravelo-AhSam, and mother of children Drucilla AhSam; adoptive parents Ron and Naomi; biological parents Dora Jean Nihoa and Jay M. Baird; brothers Christopher K. Baird and Aaron K. Dulan; and sisters Cheryl M.K. and Na’Lani. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 98-939 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Namiko Masaoka Santiago

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July 23, 2012
Namiko Masaoka Santiago, 91, of Hilo, formerly of Hakalau, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Union School teacher’s aide, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Robert and Norman Sr., daughter Marylou S. Abregana, brother Horace Masaoka, sister Chieko M. Medeiros, 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Committal services: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Richard A. Schubert

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June 29, 2012
Richard A. Schubert, 76, of Kaneohe, a general manager in the automotive industry and Army Reserves veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Micheal A., daughter Wendy Anne, mother Dorothy Nacimento, sister Jean Perreira, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Provincial House of Congregation of Sacred Hearts, Our Lady of Bethany Chapel, 45-713 Pookela St., Kaneohe. Mass: 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Ignacio S. Serapion

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July 13, 2012
Ignacio S. Serapion, 93, of Kapolei, a retiree of Laborers’ International Union of North America, Local 368, died in Waianae. He was born in Apaya Mapandan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Dominador, Rogelio, Jayme and Vivencio; daughters Marcelina Bautista and Leonora Serapion; 25 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Robert Prosia Gonzales Sr.

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July 6, 2012
Robert Prosia Gonzales Sr., also known as “Bobby” and “Gonzo,” 79, of Ewa Beach, a former Marine Corps veteran and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 64 retiree, died in Ewa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Allis Lindsey, sons Robert P. and Ronald, daughters Cecelia Franklin and Patricia Gonzales-Mahu, stepsisters Maggie Naone and Dolores Dofa, 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Alfredo M. Tomas Sr.

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July 6, 2012
Alfredo M. Tomas Sr., 101, of Waipahu, a retired grounds maintenance supervisor with the federal Department of Defense at Hickam, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosita C., son Alfredo Jr., three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Abel Alves Vares

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Aug. 2, 2012
Abel Alves Vares, 95, of Kihei, formerly of Wailuku, a retired Hawaii Army National Guard major and an X-ray technologist at Maui Memorial Medical Center and Kaiser clinic, died. He was born in Grove Ranch, Maui. He is survived by wife Eva; sons Roland, Clinton and Keith; brother Wilfred; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church, Wailuku. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Eadie Keomailani Young

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July 3, 2012
Eadie Keomailani Young, 62, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by son Sean; daughter Hope K. Kaahanui; brothers Ha’aheo L. Andrade, Sam II, Lee and Harold Peneku, and Lewis “Willie” Jr. and Brett “Ali’i” Aweau; sisters Alberta “Aloha” Mendez, Phyllis Peneku, Sandy Agres and Marla Richardson; and three grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo.

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