Archive for August 20th, 2012

Violet Kimie Amakawa

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Aug. 4, 2012
Violet Kimie Amakawa, 92, of Honolulu, retired owner of Ama’s Place, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Craig Takemoto, daughter Sandra Y., three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Wanda K.O. Chang

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July 30, 2012
Wanda K.O. Chang, 64, of Mililani, a retired federal clerk, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Eric. Private services.

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FLORDELIZA BARIAO FERNANDEZ

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FLORDELIZA BARIAO FERNANDEZ
Age 79, Honolulu, passed away August 5, 2012 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born February 2, 1933 in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.
She is survived by husband, Lupo Fernandez; sons, Guillermo (Maritess) Fernandez, Rogelio (Analyn) Fernandez, Emmanuel Fernandez; daughters, Enriquetta (Angel) Mendoza, Hilda (Winifred) Fagaragan, Maria (Hermie) Fernandez; 9 grand-children; 1 great-grandchild.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday 8/23 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Friday 8/24 at St. John The Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Eleanor E. Fleming

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July 31, 2012
Eleanor E. Fleming, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Leo and Ronald, sisters Lila Kamihara and Wendy Hess, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Hermila Lopez Galang

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July 24, 2012
Hermila Lopez “Neneng” Galang, 63 of Ewa Beach, owner of Neneng Restaurant in Waipahu, died in Aiea. She was born in Porac, Pampanga, Philippines. She is survived by husband Antonio T. “Tony”; sons Tony “Bong” Jr., Arthur “Pogi” and Ronald “Nald”; daughters Nory Bartolome, Haydee Suan and Cathy Sendrey; mother Soledad Lopez; brothers Hector and Homer; sisters Omeeh Tanjuaquio, Len Paez and Maricel Lopez; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Misao Itamoto

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July 18, 2012
Misao Itamoto, 100, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Laie. She is survived by sons Fred K., Robert K., Hiram M., Alfred S. and John T.; daughters Hannah N. Kawamata and Karen R. Makekau; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Barbara Toshiko Miyoshi

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Aug. 4, 2012
Barbara Toshiko Miyoshi, 81, of Lihue, a retired Department of Education teacher at Wilcox Elementary School, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by aunt Yoshiko Hayashi. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Shannon Akira Nakamoto

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July 29, 2012
Shannon Akira Nakamoto, 36, of Aiea died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Steven, brother Ken and grandparents Haruye Nakamoto, William and Aiko Tamayei, and Kimiko Donlon. Private services.

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Tomii Orita

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July 5, 2012
Tomii “Jean” Orita, 88, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Alvin and Melvin, daughters Stella Yara and Leona Yuen, sisters Hisayo Soma and Chiyono Hishinuma, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Hiroko Sakihara

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Aug. 4, 2012
Hiroko Sakihara, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in South Hilo. She is survived by sons Harold and Harry; daughters Jane Yamashiro, Jeri Chang and Nora Onishi; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Harriet Kahilahila Seabury

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July 30, 2012
Harriet Kahilahila Seabury, 69, of Waimanalo died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Raymond “Kala,” Ryan “Keone” and Kekai; mother Pearl Kapuniai; brother Daniel Kapuniai; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo Ward, 41-972 Oluolu St. Services: 8:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Howard E. Shimoda

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July 26, 2012
Howard E. Shimoda, 83, of Ewa Beach, an Oahu Sugar Co. retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by brother Carl and sister Virginia Endo. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Frederick Smith

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July 30, 2012
Frederick “Smitty” Smith, 80, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Edward, Frederick Jr., Kenneth, Ricky and Henry; daughters Emily Kaleopaa and Amber, Marvis L. and Debbie Smith; sister Helen Cordeiro; 16 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Matsuko Tanigawa Soma

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Aug. 9, 2012
Matsuko Tanigawa Soma, 100, of Honolulu died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Jean H. Imada, sister Jane Peahi and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Rogelio Caoile Hurtado Sr.

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July 31, 2012
Rogelio Caoile Hurtado Sr., 72, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Alcala, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Adelia; sons Robert, Rogelio, Rodel, Ronald and Roel; daughters Grace Dizon and Divina Hurtado; brothers Nick and Ruben; sisters Conchita Macalinao, Estrelita Bulseco, Adelita Hurtado and Norma Javier; and 16 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Vivian A. Tani

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Aug. 2, 2012
Vivian A. Tani, 94, of Honolulu, a retiree, died in 15 Craigside retirement home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Wayne K., daughters Barbara Nakatsu and Maureen Doi, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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LANI “NONA” R. TAYLOR

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LANI “NONA” R. TAYLOR
Age 69, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away July 21, 2012 in Kailua. Born November 20, 1942 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
She is survived by husband, Norman A. Taylor; sons, Norman A. (Lorrie) Taylor Jr., James A. Taylor; daughters, Renona K. (Lionel) Barrozo, Regina N. (Boom Burns) Gomes; brother, Simon Amasiu; sisters, Victoria (Randall) Freitas, Este Buen, Nalani (Morris) Simeona, Mary Hoopai; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (August 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Isabelo Cisnero Terrado

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July 21, 2012
Isabelo Cisnero “Isling” Terrado, 75, of Ewa Beach, a physician and medical professor at Lyceum University in the Philippines, died. He was born in Binmaley, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lita; son Lawrence; daughters Marie C., Karen and Krystal; brothers Damaso, Alvaro and Alberto; sisters Aurora Tomas, Shirley Caras and Zenaida Bautista; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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VIRGILIO “MARINO” VALLESTEROS VIERNES

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VIRGILIO “MARINO” VALLESTEROS VIERNES
Age 71, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away July 14, 2012 in Waianae. Born December 26, 1940 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Owner of V. Viernes Contracting.
He is survived by spouse, Estrella “Lilia” Jean Viernes; sons, Virgilio (Courtney) Viernes Jr., Rosario J. Clarion, Brendon J. (Lindsay) Clarion; daughters, Windy Viernes, Shirley (Derrick) Teixeira, Leilani J. Clarion, Lovelyn J. (Jeffrey) Clarion; 13 grandchildren; 1 great-grand; brothers, Gamaliel (Chita) Viernes, Moises (May) Viernes; sister, Crispina (Hilario) Viernes.
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (August 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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