Archive for September 8th, 2012

Melani Kuulei Hart Werohia

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Aug. 7, 2012
Melani Kuulei Hart Werohia, 45, of Honaunau, Hawaii, and Whangarei, New Zealand, a homemaker and an Island Breeze dancer, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Peneamine, sons Arena and Pumuka, daughters Kuuleialoha and Puuwai, parents Dennis and Helene Hart, brothers Kaleo and Dennis Hart Jr., and sister Evalani Canda. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at Calvary Community Church, Kailua-Kona. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Arthur Dale Weaver

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Aug. 9, 2012
Arthur Dale Weaver, 72, of Kapolei, a retired Alert Holdings Group fleet manager and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winona, son Justin, daughters Michelle and Jasmine, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Victoria Kilikina Kaeo Valente

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Aug. 2, 2012
Victoria Kilikina Kaeo “Sista” Valente, 74, of Waimanalo died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jordan K., four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sept. 15 at Waimanalo Village, 41-552 Moole St.

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Ponciano Tranilla

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Aug. 15, 2012
Ponciano “Poncie” Tranilla, 77, of Mililani, a retired federal and state employee and Wheeler Bowling Alley employee, died in Mililani. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Linda; son Ramir; daughter Karen Yang; brother Chris; sisters Mary Garcia, Philippa Gonsalves, Angelina Sigue and Benie Cantutay; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.

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Genoveva Sublett

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Aug. 7, 2012
Genoveva Sublett, 81, of Lompoc, Calif., a Pinkerton security guard, died in Santa Barbara, Calif. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by companion James Ratchford; sons Jason, Calvin Jr., Arthur and Clarence Wong; daughters Paula Sheldon, Deborah Salvador, Merrirose Weaver and Octavia Despres; brothers Moses and Robert Galbiso; 23 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 15 at St. Michael Parish, Waialua. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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James Hiroshi Saito

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Aug. 22, 2012
James Hiroshi Saito, 96, of Honolulu, a retired state accountant and an Army veteran, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by daughter Beverly Ramsey, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Gilbert Rother

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Sept. 3, 2012
Richard Gilbert Rother, 84, of Hauula, a retired Pearl Harbor Public Works Center truck driver, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Angela, son Jerry, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Carol Rita

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Aug. 22, 2012
Carol Rita, 63, of Kaneohe, a library assistant, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John Jr.; sons John Derrick and Dean; daughters Denice Rita and Michele Yoda; brothers Reggie, Glenn, Wesley and Joe Companion; sister Carrie Luna; and five grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Sept. 15 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Waikane. Casual attire.

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Alfredo Justo Nazaire Sr.

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Aug. 23, 2012
Alfredo Justo Nazaire Sr., 66, of Waiohinu, Hawaii, a retired Hapuna Prince Hotel houseman and a textile engineer in the Philippines, died in Ka’u Hospital. He was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Precy; sons Rudy, Percival, Prexy, Fregy, Ferdinand and Alfredo; daughter Prelyn; brothers Vuenaventura, Romeo, Warlito and Dino; sisters Nely Salmo and Rose De Guzman; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at the family’s home, 94-6410 Kamaoa Road, Naalehu. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Assembly of God Church, Naalehu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Shizuko Nakamura

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Sept. 2, 2012
Shizuko “Sue” Nakamura, 96, of Pearl City, owner of Sue’s Barber Shop, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ralph T. and Stanley K., daughters Elaine S. Okino and Ellen T. Takiguchi, brother Kenneth M. Matsuda, sister Doris H. Miyata, nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Michelle Uilani Meheula

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Aug. 18, 2012
Michelle Uilani Meheula, 43, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John Jr., sons John III and Jordan, hanai son Keana Kalaola, hanai daughter Keanilei Kalaola, father Lawrence Chong Sr., brothers Lawrence Chong Jr. and Raymond Donato, and sisters Cynthia L. “Tootsie” Enriquez and Denise Kalaola. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eligio Quia Machacon

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Aug. 18, 2012
Eligio Quia Machacon, 85, of Honolulu, a retired butcher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes A.; sons Manny, Francis and Noel; daughters Potenciana Escala, Esperanza Tomacder and Josefina Cuaresma; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 9:15 a.m. Sept. 15 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10:15 a.m. Sept. 15. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark-mortuary.com.

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Frances O. Lee

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Aug. 19, 2012
Frances O. Lee of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center medical transcriptionist supervisor and a Kuakini Medical Center medical transcriptionist, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Hagge C.H. and sister Soonie Murakami. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Honolulu First Church of the Nazarene, 408 Judd St. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.com.

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Chiu Ko

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Aug. 26, 2012
Chiu Ko, 85, of Honolulu, a chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Siu Mee Lam; sons Chor Hon, Chun Tung and Chun Sai; daughters Run Qui Gao and Yun Chu Ko; sister Kwei Mui; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Chang Hwan Kim

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Aug. 29, 2012
Chang Hwan Kim, 74, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Keasung City, Korea. He is survived by wife Savina, sons Kyu Hyung and Alden, daughters Kyuwon Jana and Vivian Cayetano, and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Korean Christian Church, 1832 Liliha St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Sonya Satsuki Ishii

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Aug. 29, 2012
Sonya Satsuki Ishii, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired state Department of Labor employee, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles T., sons Chason T. and Chad T., daughter Charla T. Cummins, brother Howard T. Nishimura, sisters Estelle K. Nakamoto and Marjorie M. Yoshioka, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Albert Hon Ming Hu

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Aug. 25, 2012
Albert Hon Ming Hu, 85, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by son Kuok Wa Wu, daughters Hao Neng Wu and Hao Hung Wu, brothers Kenneth and Hon Beu, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Randy Kalani Tetsuo Fujimori

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Aug. 13, 2012
Randy Kalani Tetsuo Fujimori, 60, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a youth counselor, died in Hoolehua. He was born in Hoolehua. He is survived by wife Katherine Louise Fujimori, daughters Puakaliloa S.K. and Kaha’owai’olu V.H., and mother Sarah. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 15 at Hoolehua Community Center. Services: 11 a.m. Paina at noon. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Bernaldo Bidal Duarte

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Aug. 19, 2012
Bernaldo Bidal “Bernie” Duarte, 77, of Waianae, formerly of Kaimuki, a retired Royal Contracting heavy equipment operator and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kalawao, Molokai. He is survived by wife Miranda “Randi”; son Bernaldo B. Jr.; daughters Darleen “Melody,” Dovelyn “Dove” and Diann “Anna” Duarte, Doreen “Honey Girl” Kahakauwila and Destiny “Tweet” Silva; 26 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Rudolph Charles Cockett

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Aug. 23, 2012
Rudolph Charles Cockett, 93, of Honolulu, a retired public accountant, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth Evensen Cockett, daughter Bonnie M., two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Sept. 15 at Oahu Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gladys N.C. Chun

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Aug. 21, 2012
Gladys N.C. Chun, 91, of Kailua, a Bank of Hawaii supervisor, died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua-Kona. She is survived by sons Eugene, Randall and Ronald; daughters Geraldine Nishihira and Donna Noguchi; brothers Lawrence, James, Richard and Stanley Wong; sisters Ethel Medlin, Rosie Sagon and Laura Medeiros; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Services: 11:30 a.m. Graveside services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jeannie Lynn Savea Bucio

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Aug. 7, 2012
Jeannie Lynn Savea Bucio, 28, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Orange County, Calif. She is survived by sons Nicholas Williams-Garcia and Xavier “Enoka” Sauer-Savea, daughter Emoleuila N. Sauer-Savea, parents Tino Savea and Jean Amaral, brothers T.J. and Joseph Williams-Garcia, sisters Valerie Jean Savea and Lauren Williams-Garcia, and grandparents Kenneth and Emo Amaral. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Mary Louise Boyd

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Sept. 1, 2012
Mary Louise Boyd, 91, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Frank Edwin and Bruce Leslie, daughters Laura Joyce and Diane Mary, 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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John Henry Bishop

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Sept. 2, 2012
John Henry Bishop, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Army colonel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Constance C., sons Michael and Mark, daughters Melanie Tanaka and Melissa Rothenbuesher, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Aurino Abraham

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Aug. 28, 2012
Aurino “Ben” Abraham, 74, of Kailua, a retired Hawaiian Airlines flight operations employee, Kailua Christian Academy school administrator and a Hawaii Air National Guard veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Diana; son Mark; daughters JanDee Abraham, WenDee Eng, HeiDee Bieber and CinDee Enos; brothers Franklin, Theodore, Reginald, Joseph and James Abraham, and Stafford Stuart; sister Eleanor Stewart; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at Honolulu First Church of the Nazarene. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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ALBERT HON MING HU

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ALBERT HON
MING HU
Age 85, of Honolulu, passed away August 25, 2012 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born December 6, 1926 in Canton, China.
He is survived by son, Kuok Wa (Xiu Zhu Tan) Wu; daughters, Hao Neng Wu, Hao Hung Wu; brothers, Kenneth Hu, Hon Beu Hu; 9 grand-children; 2 great-grandchildren.
Private services were held.

MARCELINA “MARCING” MAGUSARA PANANGANAN

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MARCELINA “MARCING” MAGUSARA PANANGANAN
Age 81, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away August 19, 2012 in Kapolei. Born June 2, 1931 in Lanai City, Hawaii. Retired from Patisserie Bakery in South Beretania.
She is survived by sons, Wilson (Celestina) Pananganan, Norberto (Aurencia) Pananganan, Diosdado (Arlene) Pananganan, Angelo (Annabella) Pananganan, Joel (Nilda) Pananganan; daughters, Nelly Baes, Novelyn (Urwin) Transfiguracion; 15 grandchildren; 2 great-grand-children.
Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (September 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday (September 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flower Welcome.

DAVID DAI YUEN LAU

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DAVID DAI YUEN LAU
Passed away at home in Kahalu’u on August 20, 2012 at the age of 86. He was born in Honolulu on March 11, 1926 to Kong Fee and Mary Lau. He graduated from St. Louis High School in 1945 and served in the Army shortly after. He began his career as an electrician with Hawaiian Electric Company in 1947 and retired as an underground electrical inspector after 41 years. He loved fishing and enjoyed sharing the abundance of fruits, red gingers and pakalana flowers that he grew. David lived a life filled with good memories of family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife Emma. He is survived by daughter Kathleen Johnson (Mike); granddaughters Lynsey Bow (Will), Ashley Johnson, Korey Johnson; sisters Lucille (Nani) Yee, Theresa Wong, Christina Langsi, Juliette Bissen; brothers Ernest, Anthony, and Vincent Lau; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grand-nephews.
Visitation 11am at St. Ann’s Church. Service at 12:15pm. Burial 2pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.


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