Archive for August 16th, 2012

Thomas Kozen Agena

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July 17, 2012
Thomas Kozen “Tommy” Agena, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone repairman, died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son James A., brother Arthur, sister Bernice Kimoto, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 25 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Gertrude Bolton

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July 11, 2012
Gertrude Bolton, 102, of Glenwood, Hawaii, a retired Lutheran Elementary School teacher in Long Beach, Calif., and tutor at Laubach Literacy Council in East Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Corder, Mo. She is survived by daughters Louise Robertson and Janet Winkler, five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Christ Lutheran Church, 595 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Therese Ann Carta

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Aug. 10, 2012
Therese Ann Carta, 72, of Ho no lulu, a resident manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by Paul, John and Cameron; daughters Erin and Stacey; and sister Linda Lee. Private services.

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Mabel Liu Chock

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July 20, 2012
Mabel Liu “Popo” Chock, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Pua Lei Lani Cottages manager, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Leonis Wai Kin Hee Karratti, brother Edwin Liu, sister Frances Johnson, 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Toni Gail Breslin Ebos

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Aug. 8, 2012
Toni Gail Breslin Ebos, 60, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Durham, N.C. She is survived by husband Peter, sons William Clyde Christopher and Keir Breslin, sisters Nela Utley and Bobby Lou Penny, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Doris Haruko Gomi

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Aug. 2, 2012
Doris Haruko Gomi, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki Intermediate School teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephew Clayton and nieces Deborah Carrol and Reinette Arase. Private services.

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Ralph Honma

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July 22, 2012
Ralph Honma, 98, of Honolulu, owner of Choice Bakery, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian, sons Brian and Gerald, daughter Susannah and seven grandchildren. Services held.

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Paul Diggs III

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July 4, 2012
Paul “Rocky” Diggs III, 52, of Wahiawa, formerly of Pearl City, a Dillingham Tug & Barge deckhand, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Marylou and brothers Albert “Skip” and Michael “Mike.” Visitation: 4 p.m. Aug. 23 at Our Lady of Sorrows, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Herbert Takayuki “Taka” Ikazaki

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HERBERT TAKAYUKI (“TAKA”) IKAZAKI
84, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died peacefully on March 3, 2012. Born on May 13, 1927, Taka was raised in Hawaii, and graduated from UH. He passed
the CPA exam, earned an MBA from NYU, then joined the military, and was stationed in Germany. Upon his return, he attended law school at DePaul University in Chicago. Herb worked for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles as one of its first Nisei attorneys. In 1967, he moved back to Hawaii with his family and joined the law firm formerly known as Ikazaki, Devens, Lo, Youth and Nakano. During his career, he earned a reputation as a tough adversary, and worked very hard to provide opportunities for his children. Herb lived a very full life and had no regrets. He is survived by sister Dorothy; children Susan, John, and Rew; grandchildren Michael and Andrew; and many beloved friends. Private services were held by the family.

William H. Borges Jr.

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Aug. 11, 2012
William H. Borges Jr., 48, of Haiku, Maui, a state Highways Division supervisor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Maria; daughter Tiare; father William Sr.; brothers Scott and Ethan; sisters Trina Gibbons, Renee Latu, B.J. Smith and Adrianna Borges; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Holy Rosary Church, Paia. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Hisashi Kajiya

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July 23, 2012
Hisashi “Kaji” Kajiya, 86, of Honolulu, a retired electrician and an Army veteran, died in Manoa Cottage Care Home. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Barbara R., son Dayle S., daughters Lynne Y.K. Chance and Lori M. Kajiya, sister Jane Y. and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Arlene Kehaulani Kakalia

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Aug. 4, 2012
Arlene Kehaulani Kakalia, 70, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ronald Jr., Martin, Darin and David Thomas, and Timothy Kamaka; daughters Veronica, Alice and Kuuipo Thomas, and Elizabeth Pregana; sister Edwina Glissman; 28 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services held. Additional survivor information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Stanley Kanekumuhana Kanahele

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Aug. 8, 2012
Stanley Kanekumuhana Kanahele, 58, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by foster parents Juliet and Emmanuel Mateo; brothers Eddie H. and Robert N.; and sisters Joyce N. Hose, Lois L. Waiau, Doreen N. Rivera, Sharon P. Kahuena and Annastacia K. Simeona. Private services.

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Paul Shigeaki Kaneshiro

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July 30, 2012
Paul Shigeaki Kaneshiro, 97, of Kailua, former owner of Imperial Sales Inc., died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Beatrice K.; sons Wayne P., Earl K., Ralph M. and Russell A.; sister Kimie Gusukuma; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sadako Kinoshita

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July 26, 2012
Sadako “Sadie” Kinoshita, 94, of Honolulu, owner of Stanley’s Chicken Market, died. She was born in Manoa. She is survived by Dennis Sr., Neil and Jon; brothers Richard and James Miyamoto; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tatsuki Kusunoki

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July 12, 2012
Tatsuki Kusunoki, 92, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired mason and coffee farmer, died in Nakamaru Hale. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by son Garrett; daughter Corrine; brother Mitsuyuki; sisters Mieko Sato, Momoya Ritenour and Harumi Shigetomi; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Daifukuji Soto Mission, Honalo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Katherine Letson

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July 28, 2012
Katherine Letson, 94, of Honolulu, a retired elementary school teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister-in-law Mary C. Spencer. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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RUBY L. NAVARRO LIMATOC

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RUBY L. NAVARRO LIMATOC
Age 76, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away August 2, 2012 in Honolulu. Born March 1, 1936 in Puunene, Maui.
She is survived by husband, Narciso Limatoc, Jr.; sons, George (Charles Hall) Oyape, Jr., Gary Mark (Elise) Oyape, Greg Andrew (Anna) Oyape, Lee Michael Limatoc; daughters, Jeri (Daniel) Paulino, Lorena (Leighton) Kalua, Madonna (Brian) Mata, Ruby (Ricardo) Gonzales, Donnie Kane, Sydney (Ed) Bolton; sister, Shirley (David) Gomes; 29 grandchildren; 32 great-grand-children.
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday (August 20) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 N. Road, Ewa Beach); Mass 11:00 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. Wednesday (August 22) at National Memorial Cemetery of The Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Violet B. Lum

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Aug. 7, 2012
Violet B. Lum, 89, of Honolulu, a former Liberty House salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Milton, sons Eric and Gordon, daughter Donna Lum-Sugiura and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 23 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mitsuko Masaki

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July 26, 2012
Mitsuko Masaki, 97, of Pearl City died in Waipahu. She was born in Kipapa. She is survived by sons George and Roy; daughters June Tanabe, Claire Masaki and Susan Migita; sisters Charlotte Tanji and Grace Uradomo; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Erolia Victoria Koria Mata’utia

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July 30, 2012
Erolia Victoria Koria Mata‘utia, 53, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Herman A.; son Koria L.; daughters Erolina J. and Cherish L.; mother Lemoelefili S. Koria; brothers Sile and Tanumaleu S. Koria II; and sisters Erolini E. Esera, Erolaine L. Luani, Erolina L. Sataraka and Evelyn I. Gaogao. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday at Ierusalema Fou Congregational Christian Church, 616 N. School St. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. Monday. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome.

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Mary T. Moore

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Aug. 9, 2012
Mary T. Moore, 90, of Mililani, a retired office manager for the State of California, died in Honolulu. She was born in Winnipeg, Canada. She is survived by son John, daughters Kate Butts and Barbara Moore, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. No services.

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Midori Nakahara

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July 28, 2012
Midori Nakahara, 90, of Honolulu died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Gardena, Calif. She is survived by son Bryan; daughters Hiroko I. Nakahara, Judy Koyama and Janet Nakagawa; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Rose Misaye Nakamura

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Aug. 8, 2012
Rose Misaye “Rosie” Nakamura, 94, of Honolulu a retired Liholiho Elementary School cafeteria employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gary S., Russell S., Thomas M. and Timothy M.; daughter Lynn A. Shiroma; brother Richard K. Saito; sister Kazue “Ellen” Kuranishi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Sadie Setsuko Okada

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Aug. 4, 2012
Sadie Setsuko Okada, 83, of Honolulu, a bookkeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Diane Okada and Joanne Kurata, brother Paul Sumimoto, sister Jean Endo and a grandchild. Private services.

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Margaret H. Penn

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Aug. 12, 2012
Margaret H. Penn, 97, of Honolulu, a retired accountant, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Pierceton, Ind. She is survived by son Edwin A. “Ed,” five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Carla Irene Perreira

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Aug. 8, 2012
Carla Irene “Butchie” Perreira, 79, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a Bellows Air Force Station bartender, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Carl L.K., daughter Charlyn M.K. Kaholoaa and sister Mary Beth Johnson. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Obdulia Valdez Ramos

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July 24, 2012
Obdulia Valdez Ramos, 89, of Carlsbad, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired school teacher, died in Oceanside, Calif. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Myrna Austria, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Honolulu Fil-Am Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2326 Kanealii Ave. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Jaime Daniel dos Remedios

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July 24, 2012
Jaime Daniel dos Remedios, 100, of Kaneohe, a hotel clerk, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by son James Remedios, daughters Barbara Yamada and Florita Zane, nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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ROSEI SHINSATO

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ROSEI SHINSATO
Age 81, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away August 9, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born July 23, 1931 in Wahiawa, HI.
He is survived by daughters, Verna (Rodney) Chai, Roxane (Elton) Shintaku; brother, Yoshio (Mildred) Shinsato; sister, Charlotte Sueko (Allan) Hashimoto; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (August 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.


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