Archive for August 22nd, 2012

Exequiel Andres Alhambra

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 6, 2012
Exequiel Andres Alhambra, 68, of Ewa Beach, a KYD Inc. machine operator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia; son Cosme II; daughter Yolanda Madiam; parents Marcelina and Cosme; brothers Moises, Paul and Romeo; sisters Francisca Rico and Juliet Garcia; and five grandchildren. Private services. Additional services in the Philippines.

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ADRIANO “DIANONG” PASCUA BALDUGO

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

ADRIANO “DIANONG” PASCUA BALDUGO
Age 69, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away July 25, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born January 4, 1943 in Parang Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Adriano retired from the Del Monte Corporation. He was a member of the Badoc Pinili Aide Association of Hawaii.
He is survived by wife, Regina Baldugo; sons, Robert (Nancy) Baldugo of CA, Richard (Rosalie) Baldugo, Roel Baldugo, Rey John (Charity) Baldugo; daughters, Lenie (Luke) Ibuos of CA, Liezl (Rolly Randy) Chan, Levie (Gilbert) Tungpalan of CA; brothers, Mario (Flor) Baldugo, Manuel Baldugo, Pedrito Baldugo, Paul (Bebot) Baldugo; sister, Elena (Bong) Gutierez; 19 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (August 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (August 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Felicitas T. Bartolome

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

July 16, 2012
Felicitas T. Bartolome, 69, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Pagsanahan Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Cipriano, sons Nelson and Erwin, daughter Melanie Peralta, sisters Magdalena Tagama and Concepcion Vergara, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Joslyn Leialoha Bernard

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

JOSLYN LEIALOHA BERNARD
Passed away on Aug. 8, 2012 at the age of 59, lovingly surrounded by her family at Pali Momi Medical Cntr. She was a ’71 grad of the Kamehameha Schools. She returned to her alma mater in 1989 to work in the unit 9 and 10 office as an office clerk after many years of working for Industrial Indemnity Ins. She would have been married 41 yrs. on Aug. 13 to John Pua Bernard Jr. Together they had one daughter, Joelle Ku’uleinani Branch, and one grandson, Monroe Kamaha’o Branch. She is also survived by her mother Mabel K. Kamahele, sisters Momi Kamahele, Leina’ala Mason (Larry), Kelley Heiaukulani (Charlie), Pamela Soo (Wendell) and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A celebration of her life will be held on August 26, 2012 at the Kamehameha Schools Chapel. Visitation will begin at 12:00pm with a service to follow at 1pm. Casual aloha attire.

Jacinta Visaya Bolosan

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

July 31, 2012
Jacinta Visaya “Casin” Bolosan, 97, of Waipahu died in Waianae. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Fernando and Javier; daughters Violeta B. Antonio, Alberta B. Madamba and Herminia Bolosan; 33 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jeanette Hisae Ferreira

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 14, 2012
Jeanette Hisae “Grama Hilo” Ferreira, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital housekeeping department employee, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Jerry and William Hilo; daughter Margie Lagan; sisters Elaine Sawa, Masako Kimura and Susan Ikeda; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mai Yung Fong

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Aug. 15, 2012
Mai Yung Fong, 90, of Honolulu, a retired child care employee, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Raymond and Michael Li, and Kin Lee; daughters Alice Wong and Wendy Puampai; brothers Tong Fong and Chuang Fang; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation and services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 9 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Chinese Buddhist Association, 42 Kawananakoa Place. Black and white dress attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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WILLIAM O. COOK JR.

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

WILLIAM O. COOK JR.
Age 95, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away August 11, 2012 in Kaneohe. Born March 9, 1917 in Newark, New Jersey.
He is survived by daughters, Bonnie Cook, Barbara Carlson; 6 grandchildren, Richard Mendez, Jr., Ja Nel Ramsbottom, Heather Sanchez, Kristi Mendez, Kelly Carlson, Terri Carlson; 5 great-grandchildren, John Ramsbottom, Ricquel Ramsbottom, Hi’ilei Dikilato, Scotty Dikilato, Maverick Sanchez.
Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (August 27) at Soldiers Chapel, Schofield Barracks; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Schofield Cemetery. Aloha Attire.

Thomas Achiu Jr.

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

July 30, 2012
Thomas “Tommy” Achiu Jr., 80, of Waialua, a retired ranch hand at Dillingham Ranch and an Army veteran, died in Waialua. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by brothers Austin “Kalani” and Richard “Dickie,” and sisters Mildred “Millie” Silva, Helen Toki, Julia “Juju” Achiu, Gladys “Nani” Souza, Esther Grilho and Pamela “Pam” Sato. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church, 66-090 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Domingo Alboro Jr.

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 17, 2012
Domingo Alboro Jr., 58, of Wailuku, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. ice mechanic, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Debra, sons David-James and Jason-Curtis, daughter Ronalene White, parents Florence and Domingo Sr., brother Duke and sisters Linda Takahashi, Adele Hayman, Lydia Mendes and Carol Nakamura. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Lei welcome.

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Bennett Kamakanoenoe Sniffen Jr.

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

May 30, 2012
Bennett Kamakanoenoe Sniffen Jr., 35, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by mother Stephanie, sisters Nicole McKee and Lavern DeRego, and grandmother Pualani Victorino. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Park, near the Lanikai boat ramp. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lucy Leukia Kauweloa

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 7, 2012
Lucy Leukia Kauweloa, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education employee at Queen Kaahumanu Elementary School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roland H., Ronald L., Charlie L. and John K. Jr.; daughters Lucille K. Golis and Blossom L. Sturm; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Monetary offerings welcome.

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Ruby Fumie Kawasaki

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

June 26, 2012
Ruby Fumie Kawasaki, 94, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse supervisor at Kuakini Medical Center, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Yamaguchi-ken, Japan. She is survived by sons Bertram T. and James M. Narita, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Janet Hatsue Lee

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

July 9, 2012
Janet Hatsue Lee, 92, of Kailua, a retired Kramer’s salesclerk, died in Kailua. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Harry K.Y.; daughters Doris Ohara, Judy Fu and Genevieve Salmonson; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: Services held. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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TUI LEMAU

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

TUI LEMAU
Age 34, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away 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 Saturday (August 25) 10:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers
welcome.

Hisae Nagano

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 19, 2012
Hisae “Stella” Nagano, 88, of Hilo, formerly of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Keanae, Maui. She is survived by son Arthur, daughters Eileen Yada and Sandra Hamano, sisters Satsuki Shiraishi and Kasumi Tawara, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Yoshito Nakashima

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 14, 2012
Yoshito Nakashima, 87, of Eleele, Kauai, owner and business manager of Ventures Associates Inc., died at home. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jane; sons Ross and Jon; daughters Sybil Oishi and Carol Tokuuke; brothers Mitsugi, Clarence and Richard; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eleele. Services: 4 p.m. Inurnment to follow at the church columbarium. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Katsumi Nekomoto

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 10, 2012
Katsumi Nekomoto, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Construction carpenter foreman, died in Kuakini MedicalCenter. He was born in Haleaha. No known survivors. Private services.

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Yoshiko Onaga

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 18, 2012
Yoshiko Onaga, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Young Laundry supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Dennis; daughters Lynne Ranan, Jeanette Arakaki and Patricia Tanaka; brothers Harold and Harry Tome; sister Shizue Nakanishi; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Faith Sharon Pebria

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Aug. 9, 2012
Faith Sharon Pebria, 66, of Modesto, Calif., a logistics shipping clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jay, daughter Andrea Montelongo, brother James Boswald, sister Charity Bush and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Baby Makapuu, across from Sea Life Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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DR. RICHARD L. RADTKE

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

DR. RICHARD L. RADTKE
World renowned Marine Biologist and underwater explorer Dr. Richard L. Radtke 60, died Tuesday Aug. 7, 2012 at South Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana. He was born July 9, 1952 in Knox, Indiana. He was surrounded by his loving and caring family.
He is survived by his mother Eunice Burgner and stepfather Larry of Knox, His son David Radtke of California and daughter Ocean Radtke of Hawaii. Sister Claudette (Jim) Ludwig of Knox, brothers Rev.Clifford (Beverly) Radtke of Michigan, Alan (Evelyn) Radtke of Denham and Douglas (Margaret) Radtke of North Judson, and one granddaughter Emi1y of California. Also numerous nephews and nieces.
He graduated from North Judson High School, North Judson, Indiana, in 1970. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, in 1974, and his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina, in Marine Science in December 1978, at the age of 26. At the age of 28, Dr. Radtke was diagnosed with MS.
At age 47, Dr. Richard Radtke was a Full Professor in BIological Oceanography, in the School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology at the University of Hawaii. He is considered an authority in fish biology an is a leader in three fields of fish biology. (1) larval fish ecology, (2) large pelagic fish population (tunas, billfishes, and sharks) (3) Antarctic and Arctic fish ecology. Some of his other interests include photography, scuba diving, fishing and sailing. He is credited with over 70 publications and numbers (>100) scientific meeting presentations. His experiences at sea include two trips to Antarctica wherein he is the first disabled scientist to accomplish research in Antarctica for which he was awarded a U.S. Presidential Commendation, just one of many awards and honors he has been accorded. He has accomplished research in his field in Thailand, Philippines, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Spain, South America, Norway, Germany, Great Britain, USSR, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, the North Atlantic, Kona (one the island of Hawaii), Oahu and northern Norway.
These are noteworthy and phenomenal accomplishments. Throughout his professional career Dr. Radtke has never lost sight of the community-at-large. In his spare time, he has inspired students and adults through special presentations on his work and life. He has worked with groups of handicapped people, and was on the Board of Directors of the Multiple Sclerosis Society-Hawaiian Islands Chapter, the ALOHA Special Technology Access Center, Inc., Winners at Work and the Hawaii Center for Independent Living and Easter Seals. He received the University of Hawaii’s highest award for community service, The Robert W. Clopton Award for Distinguished Community Service. For his career accomplishments and community service, Dr. Richard Radtke has been honored as one of Hawaii’s 3 Outstanding Young Persons of 1990 and disabled person of the year for 1990. He was named to Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, inducted into the North Judson Hall of Fame, and selected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Diplomacy Fellow. Dr. Richard Radtke received a US Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (one of ten in the nation). He went on to win other awards and accolades. Dr. Richard Radtke was truly inspirational.
Dr. Radtke recently retired after 25 years as a full Professor in Biological Oceanography in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii.
It is said that one loses something only to find that something else is gained. He demonstrates strength and clarity of will and purpose that may be the uncommon gifts of his physical disability.
For more info on Dr. Richard Radtke, you can goggle him online.

Allie A. Rego

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 17, 2012
Allie A. Rego, 96, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired housekeeper, died. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by daughter Lorraine Amaral; sisters Violet Kondas, Grace Ribao and Jane Grant; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Deborah Jean Roque

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

Aug. 14, 2012
Deborah Jean Roque, 45, of Honolulu, a furniture refinisher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Cade “Baba” Phillips, Brandon Fong, and Alladin, Nathaniel, Caven, Hao, Kala, Chace, Ha’i, Kona, Lucan, Cade, Shaden and Seth Roque; daughters Anu, Celyn, Kylie, Tennille and Taelyn; mother Lita Roque; hanai mother Joycelyn Self; brothers Buddy, Michael and Kevin Roque, Chad Whitney, Tad Ybanez, Fernando Payomo, Bob Tongpalan and Keawe Kamauoha; and sisters Tina Roque, Clydena Whitney, Sherrie-Rose Uejo, and Clydee and Clydette Self. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. today at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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BILLY DON SEARS

Posted On August 22nd, 2012 -

BILLY DON SEARS
Age 77, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away August 9, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born December 19, 1934 in West Mineral, Kansas.
He is survived by wife, Nisa Sears; sons, Johnny Sears, Billy (Theresa) Sears Jr., David Sears, George Sears; daughters, Anna Marie Gavin-Kinny, Salani (David) Jennings, Matelina Aleki, Maxine (Pitone) Suivaaia; sisters, Joanne White, Elaine Hannan, Charlene Larsen; 13 grandchildren; 2 great-grand-children.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (August 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Marilyn Ululani Vea-Loumoli

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Aug. 13, 2012
Marilyn Ululani Vea-Loumoli, 71, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a retired state custodian, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Tevita “Seti” Loumoli; sons Pedro “Pete” Garabilez and Chad Cabral; daughters Flora Urabe, Melissa Rivera, Colleen Louis and Lillian Cabral; brother Antonio Delos Santos; sisters Annette Vea and Hazel Ozegovicn; 22 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Geri Kazuko Vincent

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Aug. 8, 2012
Geri Kazuko Vincent, 58, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard seamstress work leader, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy, son Kimo, daughters Leilani Alfaro-Hernandez and Kianna Vincent, mother Sumie Nfi and sisters Margie Dougherty and Kathy Burress. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Private burial.

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