Archive for September 23rd, 2012

Ralph ElvinZimmerman

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Sept. 3, 2012
Ralph Elvin Zimmerman, 69, of Hawaii Kai, president and owner of A-1 Construction Corp., died in Hawaii Kai. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wifeBetty. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kam Kook Young

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Sept. 7, 2012
Kam Kook Young, 90, ofKaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Leslie and Jeffery; daughtersLily Kashiwamura, Clara Hook, GracePetersen and Lenora Gartin; brother Sun Wong; sisterMabel Chock; 20 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edwina Kam Hoong Wong

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Sept. 10, 2012
Edwina Kam Hoong Wong, 94, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sonsKeith K.H. and Glenn K.G., daughter Christine O.L. Goias, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 10:45 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Noriyuki Ueoka

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Sept. 18, 2012
NoriyukiUeoka, 98, of Wailuku, a retired Department of Education staff specialist, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wifeFlorence T.; sons Travis Y. and Paul M.; daughtersPamela Y. Leong and April M. Mercer; brother Meyer M.; sistersMarion Watanabe, Sally Yoshina and Carol Lau; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Paia Montokuji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Steven Takao Tateishi

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July 9, 2012
Steven Takao Tateishi, 46, of Brentwood, Calif., an employee of various computer and technical-related companies in California, died in Antioch, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julie; son Joshua; daughtersClarice and Brianna; stepson Stephan Tolentino; mother Margaret; brother Robert; and sister Yuri Anne. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Juell Keala Solomon-Card

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Sept. 8, 2012
Juell Keala Solomon-Card, 52, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William H., mother Velma L.P. Fish, brothers William “Brah” and Mark, and sisters Vernis Viernes andClaudette “Luana” Maitland. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information published in an obituarySaturday.

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Herbert Santos

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Sept. 14, 2012
Herbert Santos, 81, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired heavy-equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Makawao. He is survived by wifeMei Mailou-Santos; sons Patrick Miyahira and Herbert “Butchie,” Brian, Craig and Eric Santos; daughters Darlene Ferreira and Jessica Santos; stepson Elijah E. “Buddy” Mailou III; sisters Marie Tavares, Dorothy Pestana and Eva Vares; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church,Makawao. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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James Edward Qualters

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Sept. 15, 2012
JamesEdward Qualters, 66, of Makawao, Maui, an Army retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Boston. He is survived by daughtersMaya and Rebecca Dumo Qualters, and Victoria G. Qualters; ex-wife Shirley R. Dumo; mother Mary Ann; sister Summer Kemp; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery,Makawao. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Niche placement to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Frederick Lyman Perkins

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Sept. 13, 2012
Frederick Lyman “Freddy”Perkins, 67, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Maui Toyota car salesman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by daughterTrinalee K. Purdy; brothersAndrew, Stephen andAnthony Garcia; sisterSandra Bird; companion Candi Cocca; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Niche placement: 11:30 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Larry Bangloy Pascual Sr.

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Sept. 17, 2012
Larry Bangloy Pascual Sr., 84, ofHilo, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. electronics technician, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sonsLarry Jr., Clifford, Wallace, John, Michael and Derwin; daughterDeborah Ann; brothersJuan andNasi Fernandez; sistersFely Padilla,Rose Rasay, Ruth Aguiar and Dolly Babayan; 23 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Manuel Coloma Pagdilao

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Sept. 2, 2012
Manuel Coloma “Manning” Pagdilao, 89, of Lahaina, a retired Maui Land &Pineapple Co. weatherman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wifeIsabelina A.; sonsIsmael, Pablo III, Rodrigo, June and Wilson; daughtersPerlita Bali andEstrella Bisarra; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, Lahaina. Mass:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Donald Osurman

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Sept. 16, 2012
Donald Osurman, 76, of Pearl City, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Hazel; son Donald Jr.; daughter Donna May Johnston; stepson Melvin Klunk; stepdaughter Donna May Johnston; brothers Victor Jr., Thomas, Gilbert and Dennis; sisters Mercedes and Florencia; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Clifford Charles Olivera

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Aug. 26, 2012
Clifford Charles “Cliff” Olivera, 62, of Kailua, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintenance worker and an Army veteran, died in Kailua.He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeLinda Kaaihue-Olivera; sonKalani Bell; daughters Chelsea and JordanneOlivera; brothers Herbert, Victor and John; and sisters Judy Chee, FrancesYoung, Joan “Pamela” Tomas, Janice Aquino and Jeanette Olivera. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kualoa Beach Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Noelani Charmine Okada

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Aug. 30, 2012
Noelani Charmine “Pinky” Okada, 72, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald, sons Ronald Jr. and William, daughters Stacy Helemano and Daylin Thomas, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Services at noon. Burial:2 p.m. at the park cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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KazueA. Odo

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Sept. 15, 2012
Kazue A. Odo, 85, of Honolulu, a retired state social worker, died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenji, son Michael K., brother S. George Kinoshita and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen Aukai Obrero

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Sept. 13, 2012
HelenAukai Obrero, 75, of Anahola, Kauai, an entertainer with Wailua River Boat Rides, died at home. She was born in Anahola. She is survived by son Jonathan M.; daughtersSandra Vea, Donna M. and Hattie Obrero, and Darlene L. Sasil; brotherHiram Kaleiohi; sistersEsther Pezario, Julia Wasano, Florence Navas and Elaine Fernandez; and 11 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Oct. 20 at Anahola Hawaiian Homes Park. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Darlene Leilani Nakaahiki

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Aug. 24, 2012
Darlene Leilani Nakaahiki, 40, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husbandBlake; sons Charles andBlake; daughter Kolealani Kamailoa; father Robert Anderson; brothers Patrick Anderson andDonald, Lester, Walter and Eugene Figueroa; sistersDoreen Anderson, Pricilla A. Ramos andPatricia Figueroa; and grandparent May L. Willing. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Han Jie Ma

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Aug. 26, 2012
Han Jie Ma, 55, of Honolulu, a cook at a Mililani restaurant, died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wifeWan Ci Li; sons Darius and Raymond; and brothers Hon Wing, Hon Fai andHon Chiu. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Chinese Buddhist services: 9:30 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Philip Mun Ho Kim

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Aug. 29, 2012
Philip MunHo Kim, 88, of Pearl City, a retired Army master sergeant, died in Pearl City. He was born in Kapaia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Dorothy; son Jonathan; daughters K. Emilei and Janna Beth Kim, and Coralee K. Harai; and a grandchild. Private services held at National Memorial Cemetery of thePacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Cy Seichi Izumi

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Aug. 7, 2012
Cy Seichi Izumi, 89, of Honolulu, a retired foreman at Hawaiian Bitumuls andPaving Co., died in Honolulu. He was born in Honokahua, Lahaina, Maui. He is survived by sons Dennis and Darrell, daughters Wanda Kajioka and Linda Nagata, and sisters Millie Clark and Darling Chee. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services:10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at National Memorial Cemetery of thePacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masae Ishida

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Sept. 14, 2012
Masae Ishida, 104, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Lincoln, caregiver Alice, sister Bernice Chu, seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Kona Union Church, Kealakekua. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dean Kazuo Ida

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Sept. 14, 2012
Dean Kazuo Ida, 45, of Kaneohe died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Clyde T. and caregiver/sister-in-law Linette. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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James Thomas Hutcherson

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Sept. 15, 2012
James Thomas Hutcherson, 78, ofMakakilo, an economist and Air Force veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born inDetroit. He is survived by wife Akiko, daughters Diana H. Murphy and Mona Koehler, and other family members. Private services. Donations suggested to Honolulu Shriners Hospital for Children or Hawaiian Humane Society.

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John Helekahi Jr.

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Sept. 8, 2012
John Helekahi Jr., 82, of Hana, Maui, a retired Hotel Hana executive chef, died at home.He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wifeLovena K.T.; sons Hymie J., Erwin M., Arthur J., ChristopherJ., Roger E. and Kawaiola; daughters Glenna Ann Lind, Karen Redo, Mapu Sinenci, Leila Castro, Zaneta S. Shintani, Fawn S. Helekahi-Burns andKealohanui Helekahi; sister Katherine Abreau; 46 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Umeyo Goya

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Aug. 17, 2012
Umeyo Goya, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Iolani Sports Wear presser, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She is survived by son Jerry K.; daughters Gladys T. Miyamoto, Doris S. Pohanka and Amy E. Shirk; brothers Shigeru and Minoru Nakamura; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Augustine Ferreira

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Sept. 17, 2012
Augustine “Sonny”Ferreira, 85, of Hilo, a Hilo Coast Processing Co. retiree and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Allen, Gordon, Jaime andRilan; daughter Wendy Lee; brother Joseph; sistersAlice Yoshida and Beatrice Jarneski; 17 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Gerald Verne Erickson

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Sept. 13, 2012
Gerald Verne Erickson, 69, of Naalehu, Hawaii, an electronics engineer and proprietor of Galilee Enterprises Inc., and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Denver. He is survived by wife Diana, son Colin K., daughter Michelle Coss, mother Argyle, sister Diane, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Kayoko Yamashita Davis

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Sept. 1, 2012
Kayoko Yamashita Davis, 82, of Honolulu died. She was born in Owase City, Japan. She is survived by husband John L. and son Glenn. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ellen Chang Burley

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Sept. 20, 2012
Ellen Chang “Ma”Burley, 88, of Kailua died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne, Raymond Jr., Bruce and Steve; daughtersSnooki Puli and Bobbi Peters; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of thePacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sylvester Bennett

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Sept. 9, 2012
Sylvester Bennett, 75, of Kapolei, a medical administrator, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier and an Air Force senior master sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Conchita S.; and sons John D., Teo S. and Paul S. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of thePacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Sept. 15.

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