Archive for August 19th, 2012

Chalmers Larsen Akima

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July 22, 2012
Chalmers Larsen Akima, 48, of Las Vegas and Waimea, Hawaii, an employee of the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, KTA Super Stores, Com Systems in Las Vegas and the California Hotel and Casino, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents William Louis and Lorna M.K. Akima, brother William L. Jr., sister Willette K. and hanai sister Jolynn Dean. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congrega-tional Church in Waimea. Services: 1 p.m. Inurnment to follow at Imiola Congregational Church Cemetery.

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Christine Alo

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CHRISTINE ALO
Age 66, of Honolulu, passed away on Sunday July 29, 2012. She was born in Lanai City, Hawaii. She was a retired word processing supervisor for The Hartford Insurance Company. She is survived by daughters Michelle (Ross) Iwamoto and Roxanne (Patrick) Lopez; mother Connie Smith; grandchildren Anyssa and Alexia Iwamoto; sisters Linda (Scotty) Recarte and Sheila (Thomas) Moore; brothers Dominador, Stanley and Douglas (Rizanita) Daguay.
Services to be held on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at St. Patrick Church in Kaimuki @ 11:00 am. Visitation at 10:00 am. No Flowers. Private Burial.

Dean Mitsuo Arakawa

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Aug. 14, 2012
Dean Mitsuo Arakawa, 58, of Haliimaile, Maui, a Kalima O Maui supervisor, died. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Louise “Mili,” daughter Miriam “Anuhea,” brother Leslie and sister Lenora L. Naylor. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Paia Hawaiian Protestant Church. Services: 11 a.m. No flowers. Online condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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June Toshiko Asari

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Aug. 2, 2012
June Toshiko Asari, 82, of Honolulu, an ABC Stores customer service representative, died. She was born in Saga-Ken, Japan. She is survived by son Wesley Y., daughter Amy E. Matsuoka, brother Teruo Tanaka, sister Yoshiko Koba and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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SIXTO “ITONG” MORAL CABAL

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SIXTO “ITONG” MORAL CABAL
Age 96, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away July 27, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born September 27, 1915 in Ivana, Batanes, Philippines. He served as a town board member and Mayor of the town of Ivana, Batanes, and was well-loved and highly respected by the people of Batanes.
In 1969, Sixto moved with his family to Wahiawa, Hawaii. He served as a dedicated employee for the Dole Company and McDonalds of Hawaii (21 years) and retired in 1991. Since his move in 1969, Sixto has been a devout and loyal parishioner of Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in Wahiawa, Hawaii. He was an avid fan of “The Price is Right” and all types of sports.
He is preceded in death by his son Rolando “Ben” Cabal, his parents Geronimo and Tomasa Cabal, brothers, Louie and Mariano Cabal; and sister Josefa Cabal Valiente.
He is survived by wife, Rosario “Yayong Rose” Donato Cabal; son, Oscar (Irene Acosta) Donato Cabal; daughters, MaChellie (Roger) Cabal Rabanal, Lilian (Jose) Cabal Barsana; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (August 21) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (August 22) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; (1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JACK “HONDUKE” CHING

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JACK “HONDUKE” CHING
Age 93, of Mililani, HI, passed away July 24, 2012 in Mililani. Born August 22, 1918 in Honolulu, HI. A legendary Harley Davidson motorcycle racer, #99 at Ewa Beach Cane Fields, Honolulu Stadium, Waimanalo, Kahuku Airstrip, and Hawaii Raceway Park. Also a founding member of the oldest “Oahu Motorcycle Club (OMC)”.
He is survived by sons; Jack Ching, Jr., Lawrence (Teri) Ching; daughters, Merlyn Ching Silva, JoAnn (Donald) Sato, Karen (Bryan Lindberg) Paty; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; brother, Willie (Ida) Ching; sisters, Violet Chew, Eleanor Lung.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (August 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday (August 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m., Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Jack Ching

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July 24, 2012
Jack “Honduke” Ching, 93, of Mililani, a legendary Harley-Davidson motorcycle racer, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jack Jr. and Lawrence; daughters Merlyn C. Silva, JoAnn Sato and Karen Paty; brother Willie; sisters Violet Chew and Eleanor Lung; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Michael K. Frye

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July 18, 2012
Michael K. Frye, 54, of Chicago, formerly of Honolulu, a flight and trauma intensive care unit nurse, died in Chicago. He was born in Poteau, Okla. He is survived by mother Peggy, brother Sonny and sister Debbie Beason. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 26 at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, Waimanalo. Casual attire. Donations suggested to any volunteer medical mission organization.

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HERMILA “NENENG” LOPEZ GALANG

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HERMILA “NENENG” LOPEZ GALANG
Age 63, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away July 24, 2012 in Aiea. Born May 20, 1949 in Porac, Pampanga, Philippines. An active member of the Sacred Heart Society, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ewa Beach. Owner of the Neneng Restaurant, Waipahu.
She is survived by husband, Antonio “Tony” T. Galang; sons, Tony “Bong” (Cecille) Galang Jr., Arthur “Pogi” (Norivic) Galang, Ronald “Nald” (Hazel) Galang; daughters, Nory (Dani) Bartolome, Haydee (Eric) Suan, Cathy (Mike) Sendrey; mother, Soledad Lopez; brothers, Hector (Zeny) Lopez, Homer (Linda) Lopez; sisters, Omeeh (Justin) Tanjuaquio, Len (Oscar) Paez, Maricel Lopez; 18 grandchildren.
Visitation 6:00 p.m. Thursday (August 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m. Friday (August 24) 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.

Veronica “Ronnie”F. Glipa

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VERONICA “RONNIE” F. GLIPA
81, of Nanakuli, a retired employee of the Department of Social Services and Housing, passed away peacefully on July 21,2012. She was born in
Honolulu on April 24, 1931. She is survived by husband Abednigo F. Glipa, sons Aaron Michael, Dathan, and Gentry-Joshua, daughters Roxanne Burnett, Jere Glipa, and Dodie Shigeta, seventeen grand-children, and fifteen great-grandchildren, and sister Lucy Toler. Services will be held at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka Chapel on August 24)012 at 9:30a.m, burial will be at Hawaiian Memorial Park at 3pm. Casual attire.

Veronica Felicia Orot Glipa

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July 21, 2012
Veronica Felicia Orot “Ronnie” Glipa, 81, of Waianae, a state employee of the Department of Social Services & Housing, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Abednigo “Tiger”; sons Aaron M., Dathan and Gentry-Joshua; daughters Roxanne Burnett, Jere Glipa and Dodie Dawn Shigeta; sister Lucy “Loon” Toler; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, 45-425 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.BorthwickOahu.com.

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Harry Akira Higa

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July 29, 2012
Harry Akira Higa, 73, of North Riverside, Ill., a retired Standard Car Truck Co. project engineer, died in Oak Park, Ill. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Shawn, Conrad and Matthew; daughters Martha Higa-Manzano, Naomi Mohr and Leonna Mote; brothers Dennis Unciano and Alan Omo; sisters Florence Basug, Beverly Doty and Fumie Ohmi; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Services: 9:30 a.m. Casual/aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences may be sent to www.kuratkofuneral-home.com.

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Jane Ishii-Arney

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Aug. 8, 2012
Jane “Mari-Chan” Ishii-Arney, 46, of Aiea, a Trinity Christian School assistant teacher in Kailua, died in Aiea. She was born in Mountain View, Calif. She is survived by husband Raymond R., sons Samuel and Gabriel Arney, parents Masumi and Hisako Ishii and sister Linda Kawakami. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hope Chapel West Oahu, 94-877 Lumiaina St., Building 12, Waipahu. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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MISAO ITAMOTO

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MISAO ITAMOTO
Age 100, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away July 18, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born March 9, 2012 in Laie, HI. Misao was a member of the Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission.
She is survived by sons, Fred K. (Yoko) Itamoto, Robert K. (Ethel) Itamoto, Hiram M. Itamoto, Alfred S. (Jean) Itamoto, John T. Itamoto; daughters, Hannah N. (Roy) Kawamata, Karen R. (Douglas) Makekau; sister- in-law, Mitzi Yamane; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grand-children.
Private Services were held. Please, no monetary gifts.

Norman Kauhane Macomber Jr.

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Aug. 10, 2012
Norman Kauhane “Norms” Macomber Jr., 34, of Hilo, a HPM Building Supply warehouseman and vice president of Aupuni ‘O Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Anela, Kaimana, Hokulei, Wailea and Nakiliwai; companion Nalani Davis; parents Norman Sr. and Pearl “Elena” Macomber; brothers James, Romann and Ryon; sisters Elythe Spencer, Norelle Kaoiwi and Alora Macomber; and a grandparent Pearl Kaoiwi. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Horace Keili Kuhaulua

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Aug. 3, 2012
Horace Keili Kuhaulua, 65, of Wailuku, a Maui Discount Tires employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Richard, daughters Roseann and Regina, sister Lani Vinuya, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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TUI LEMAU

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TUI LEMAU
Age 34, of Ewa Beach, HI. Born August 11, 2012 in Wahiawa, HI. Born January 5, 1978 in Utulei, American Samoa. An employee at Paradise Beverages as a driver for more than 7 years.
He is survived by companion, Charlotte David; son, Zavier Lemau; daughters, Angelica David, J-Cha David; adopted parents, Tuaau & Paiau Faavi; brothers, Victor (Keola) Lemau, Donny (Doreen) Faavi, Harry (Anna) Lemau, Douglas (Barbara) Faavi, Vincent (Mia) Lemau, Derek (Veronica) Faavi, Terrance (Brittney) Lemau; sisters, Lomia Pese, Diane (Galuega) Tagovailoa, Desiree (Joe), Faavi-Feleunga.
Visitation 5:00 p.m. Friday (August 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel Funeral Service 6:00 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers
welcome.

Sherman Lum

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Aug. 6, 2012
Sherman Lum, 75, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Check Kwan Lum Sun. Private services.

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Fa’aaliga Ma’ileoi

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Aug. 9, 2012
Fa’aaliga Ma’ileoi, 80, of Hono-lulu, a retired maintenance employee for Van Camp Fish Cannery in American Samoa, died at home. He was born in Afono, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Naiuli, Kirikiti, Isaako, Jacob, Lawrence and Fa’aaliga; daughters Gataiala, Iuni, Agalava, Evelina and Monalisa; and brothers I’aulualo S., Naisina E. and Tu’ulafoaina K. Ma’ileoi. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe.

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Martha H.K. Mahoe

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Aug. 7, 2012
Martha H.K. “Baby Sweet” Mahoe, 70, of Pearl City, a Craft Center clerical worker and retired Diebold Co. dispatcher, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Arthur K. “Bunny” Jr. and Curtis K., hanai sister Clara and caregiver Corinne Moreno. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual and aloha attire.

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Danny R. Massey

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July 16, 2012
Danny R. Massey, 65, of Kahului, a retired Securitas security officer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Salinas, Calif. He is survived by wife Margaret, son Brian, daughter Kristi Maxwell, father Raymond, stepmother Marilyn, sister Linda Whorrall and grandchild Heather. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao, Maui. Niche placement to follow. No flowers. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Richard Shigeharu Matsubara

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July 25, 2012
Richard Shigeharu “Dickie” Matsubara, 75, of Pearl City, a retired Foodland Supermarkets store manager and Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Elaine; son Dwayne; daughters Raeleen and Lynette Matsubara and Dale Tuley; brother William T.; sisters Lillian Ide and Susan Kiyojima; hanai daughter Ninette Vonier; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Phyllis Shaddick McOmber

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Aug. 9, 2012
Phyllis Shaddick McOmber, 74, of Lanai City, a University of Hawaii professor of home economics, died. She was born in Gainesville, Fla. She is survived by husband Ronald and daughter Melissa McOmber. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Manele small boat harbor. Online condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Howard G. Medeiros

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July 31, 2012
Howard G. Medeiros, 58, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother John and sister Jean Alves. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal services to follow at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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JAMES HISASHI MIYAMURA

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JAMES HISASHI MIYAMURA
James Hisashi Miyamura passed away peacefully in his sleep in Napa, CA on Monday, July 2nd at the age of 80.
James was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on November 10, 1931 and grew up living on Akepo Lane. He attended Hawaiian Mission Academy through high school. After graduating from Business School, he served in the Army during the Korean War. In his younger years, he was an avid bowler and also enjoyed softball and golfing.
He was a civil service worker for 33 years, affiliated with the Marine Corp Air Station at Kaneohe, the 14th Coast Guard District at Honolulu, and the Navy, which sent him and his family to various naval installations from Pearl Harbor to Yokosuka, Japan, New Orleans, San Diego and Vallejo. He retired in October of 1988 but soon returned to a fulltime position, working for Big D Products as their Office Manager and finally retiring for good in June 1995.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Amy, daughters Lee and Anne, and 4 of his 8 siblings and their families; sisters Helene (Ronald) Yamamoto, Edith (Donald, deceased) Radcliffe, Betsy (Pierson) Koike and brother, Henry (Marianne, deceased). His sisters Ethel and Loretta (Edward) Pestrello and brothers, Donald (Georgianna) and Clifton predeceased him.
Private services for family were held in Napa and Hawaii.

Teruo Morigaki

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Aug. 15, 2012
Teruo Morigaki, 91, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired police inspector for the Hawaii County Police Department, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou. He is survived by wife Mitsue; son Elton; daughters Aileen Lutz, Joanne Houghton and Dale Mitsutani; sisters Elaine Hirosumi, June Ratigan and Lorriane Coon; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at Papaikou Hongwanji. Services: 5 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Carmen Ygloria Ocao

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Aug. 4, 2012
Carmen Ygloria Ocao, 75, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Puuwaa O Makaha. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Pedro, son Aldrin Y., daughter Beve Jame O. Thaklamhor, sister Mary Ygloria, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Joseph Perreira

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Aug. 12, 2012
Joseph Perreira, also known as “Uncle Joe” and “Mikey,” 83, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Land & Natural Resources park caretaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Joseph and Samuel K. Perreira and Jacob, Burton and Thomas Hanohano; daughters Iris H. Roelse, Agnes K. Fesolai, Johndella “Tote” Perreira, Isabel Vincent and Leina Hoopai; 33 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church in Keaukaha, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Leonard A. Perreira

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Aug. 5, 2012
Leonard A. Perreira, 67, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Celia N., son Garrett J.M., sister Sister Margaret Leonard Perreira, stepmother Theresa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Marian Mitsuko Kodani Rapozo

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Aug. 9, 2012
Marian Mitsuko Kodani Rapozo, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a proprietress of C.C. Jon’s Snack-in’ Shoppe, died at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gary and Kirk; daughters Gaylyn Nobriga, Colette Yamamoto, Joni Rapozo, Noella Rapozo-Reyes and Odetta Pung; sisters Marge Tanimoto, Bebe Ponce and June Konno; 17 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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