Archive for October, 2012

Misao Yoshikawa

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Sept. 10, 2012
Misao Yoshikawa, 83, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by sons Robert, Keith, Rodney and Jay; sister Hanako Sawabe; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jiro Taira

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Oct. 21, 2012
Jiro Taira, 91, of Honolulu, a a retired baker at Liberty Bakery, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katsuko, son Tracy K., daughters Kathleen K. Kawahara and Lucille M. Imamura, brothers Robert and Richard, and sisters Jane Inukai and Helen Taira. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Noriko Tadokoro

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Oct. 27, 2012
Noriko Tadokoro, 78, of Kailua-Kona, a Realtor at Kent Nakashima and Associates Realtors and an acupuncturist, died in Kona Communtiy Hospital. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by husband Koichi, brother Masahira Taniwa and sister Ikuko Goto. Visitation: noon Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gregg Stoyer

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Oct. 25, 2012
Gregg Stoyer, 63, of Kaneohe, a carpenter and craftsman, died in Kailua. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Sue McBride, hanai daughters Casey Reed and Kori Smith, sister Sheila Wingfield and two hanai grandchildren. Services and celebration of life: 4 p.m. Monday at Kaneohe Yacht Club.

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Omega Lani Reyes

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Oct. 27, 2012
Omega Lani Reyes, 64, of Kahului, a Roberts Hawaii bus driver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lynne K.; sons Elgin and Elroy; daughter Elecia Reyes-Betts; hanai son Kealiikoa Nalu-Reyes; brothers Eddie Delos Reyes, Jocinto Johnson, and Ernest, Kaimi, Conrad and Edison Reyes; sisters Viola “Loke” Kaiama, Frances Lohoy-Franco, Irene Ahuna, Noreen Kaalakahi and Loalee Reyes; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Helen Aoyama Orbase

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Oct. 12, 2012
Helen Aoyama Orbase, 90, of Waipahu, a housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by son Dean, daughters Shirley and Barbara Liu, eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Felix Ngiralmau

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Oct. 14, 2012
Felix Ngiralmau, 44, of Honolulu, a Pacific Jobbers auto parts warehouseman, died at home. He was born in Palau. He is survived by wife Siatumotu; sons Khendrick-Paul, Kaleb and Kingston; daughters Khendra, Carolina and Kinciana; brothers Ngircheungel Ngirngeschei and Marcello Brel; sisters Kinciana Ngiraliliid and Daria Meteochol; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

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Miles Teruo Nakanishi

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Oct. 21, 2012
Miles Teruo Nakanishi, 61, of Hilo, a retired Hilo High School counselor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Denise; son Chad; daughters Denise Andre, Robin Yardley, Mealoha Kraus, and Kealohanui and Mililani Browning; hanai sons Franklin Johnson Jr., Adam Bonham and James Lazo; mother Mildred; brothers Wayne and Dean; sisters Ann Monson and Ellen Oshiro; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Wainaku Executive Center. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Michael Anthony Miguel

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Oct. 25, 2012
Michael Anthony Miguel, 51, of Honolulu, a construction laborer, fisherman and Marine Corps veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by father Alexander; stepmother Patricia; mother Paustina Wong; brothers Rudy, Arnold, Scott and Kevin; and sisters Maryann Stroller, Sabrina Miguel, Giesele Friedfel, Michele Moquet and Diana Guy. Private services.

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Adela Aquino Llena

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Oct. 17, 2012
Adela Aquino “Adeling” Llena, 81, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in San Fabian, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Pedro A. and Artemio A., daughters Lucia A. and Angela A., and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Steward Little

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Oct. 22, 2012
Steward Little, also known as Henry Ah Fong Mokiao, 82, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by brother Walter Mokiao and sisters Mildred Ahing, Lily Kihano, Evelyn Naeole, Maryanne Nelson and Lorraine Lee. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hoolehua Veterans Cemetery.

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Kenton M. Kuwada

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Oct. 19, 2012
Kenton M. Kuwada, 52, of Waialua died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Gordon Y., stepmother Evelyn T., mother Janet Y., brothers Robert S. and Richard M., sister Candace T. Teruya and grandmother Shizuko. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Earl Kaulaenamoku Kakalia Sr.

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Oct. 24, 2012
Earl Kaulaenamoku Kakalia Sr., 84, of Waimea, Hawaii, a boilerman engineer at the Queen’s Medical Center and an Army veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martha Bright-Kakalia, sons Earl Jr. and Timothy, daughters Marsha Kakalia-Ireijo and Minnie Spinney, brother Charles, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Florentina Bernardo Fiesta

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Oct. 18, 2012
Florentina Bernardo Fiesta, 85, of Waipahu died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Honorio, Alfredo, Benjamin, Victorino and Nestor Pascua and Aurelio B. Fiesta Jr.; daughters Monica Acosta, Solinda Fiesta, Josefina Agustine and Divina Ulep; 33 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visit- ation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Helen Emiko Ejercito

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Oct. 8, 2012
Helen Emiko Ejercito, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Ala Wai Elementary School teacher, died in San Jose, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Rush and Dexter; daughters Roxanne Pada, Amy Ejercito and Rowena Char; brothers George and Richard Miyake; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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James K. Aweau

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Oct. 16, 2012
James K. Aweau, also known as “Jimmy” and “Biggie,” 78, of Waianae, a retired Pacific Construction heavy equipment operator and fisherman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Blossom; sons Kimo Miranda and Jeffrey and Scott Aweau; daughters Laurie Nii and Beth Aweau; brothers Rawlins “Tako” and Arthur; sisters Alice Flores, Audrey Loo, Shirley Camara and Gloria “Tootsie” Agres; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahaluu Key Project, 47-200 Waihee Road. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Clement Aona

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Oct. 27, 2012
Robert Clement Aona, 91, of Honolulu, an Army retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert W.H.; daughters Charlotte and Yvonne Aona and Naomi Eck; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Manoa Ward, 1560 S. Beretania St. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rely Aranda Acedera

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Oct. 10, 2012
Rely Aranda Acedera, 59, of Waipahu, a retired laborer with Laborers International Union of North America, Local 368, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Arsenia C., son Ray, daughter Arlene Gambol, mother Severa and brothers Alfredo and Romeo. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Hawiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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HERMINA SOUZA

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HERMINA SOUZA Age 78, of Makawao, Maui, passed away October 22, 2012 in Makawao. Born May 27, 1934 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired from the housekeeping and day care industry. She is survived by daughters, Bernadette (Jaime) Tabol, Mary Ann (Leslie) Morreira; brother, Alfred Smith; 5 grandchildren; 4 great- grand- children. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Sunday (November 4) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 9:00 a.m. Monday (November 5) at Mililani Memorial Park.

Ronald Le Roy Walker

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RONALD LE ROY WALKER
Age 80, of Kaneohe, passed away on September 30, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte, daughters Lani Trout and Maile Boals, of Keizer, OR, and son, Dann Walker of Honokaa; sister Lynn Lonergan of Tempe, AZ, brother, Russell Walker of Oakland, CA; and four grandchildren. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was a graduate of Hilo High School (’51) and Oregon State University (’57). He also served in the U.S. Navy. He served for 37 years as a wildlife biologist with the State Dept. of Land & Natural Resources where he led the Mouflon/feral sheep hybridization project on Mauna Kea and the Hawaiian Waterbirds Recovery Team. He also worked for 8 years with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. He volunteered on boards and in the field with various organizations including the Hawaii Audubon Society and Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi. He also did graphic illustration as a home business and lived in Kaneohe for over 44 years. Private services were held October 27, 2012.

PAULA NATIVIDAD CADIZ

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PAULA NATIVIDAD CADIZ Age 85, of Waipahu, passed away on October 14, 2012 in Waipahu. Born on February 2, 1927 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Elpidio Cadelinia Cadiz; sons, Rogelio (Ernesta) Cadiz, Narcisco (Lyn) Cadiz, Wilson (Lolita) Cadiz, Julio (Ester) Cadiz; daughter, Susie Cadiz Allas; sister, Angeles Acoba of CA, Genoveva Galicinao of CA, Josefina Bravo of Philippines; brothers, Mariano (Victorina), Llamelo of Philippines, Silverio (Prisca) Llamelo of Lanai; 13 grandchildren, 28 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (November 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:45 a.m. Monday (November 5) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:00 Noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MARY “TOYO” SAITO

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MARY TOYO SAITO Age 83, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away on October 8, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born October 16, 1928 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by husband, Shigeto “Lead” Saito; sons, Leighton (Andrea) Saito of Maui, Steven (Renee) Saito of Maui; daughter, Terri (Leonard) Reeves; 4 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, Harry (Myrna) Kadokawa, Frank (Mary) Kadokawa, George (Jeanette) Kadokawa; pet dog, Nalu. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Saturday (November 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. Monday (November 5) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

William Kim Yau Yee

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Oct. 23, 2012
William Kim Yau Yee, 93, of Honolulu, a retired civil service construction engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Andrea A.; sons Corey and Selwyn; daughters Darlene and Joycelyn Yee, and Camellia Sobers; brother Matthew Kim Kee Yee; sister Bernice Bailey; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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E.K. Whiting

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May 5, 2012
E.K. “Evans Kellogg” Whiting, 73, of Kailua, a retired Delta Airlines pilot and an Air Force veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in North Carolina. He is survived by wife Marianne K.; son William S. III; daughter Kimberly S.; sisters Eleanor Moylan, Mary R. Somerville and Isabell VanMerlin; and two grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Christ Church Uniting Disciples and Presbyterians, Kailua. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the Institute for Human Services, 456 Kaaahi St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Asako Takakura

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Oct. 13, 2012
Asako Takakura, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Laie. She is survived by son Melvin, daughter Judy, caregivers Fred and Medy De Lara, a grandchild, three step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Russell Song Sr.

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Oct. 16, 2012
Robert Russell “Bobby” Song Sr., 58, of Hilo, a retired Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope electronics specialist and a Navy veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by wife Lydia, sons Robert “B.J.” Song Jr. and Ryan Iranon-Estrella, daughters Brandy Dobson and Tristan Iranon-Estrella, brother Roger, sister Carol Yoshida and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Robert S. Soares

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Oct. 22, 2012
Robert S. “Butch” Soares, 72, of Honolulu, a retired roofing superintendent, woodcarver and spearfisher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wendell C.J., daughter Roberta L. Helemano, brother Ronald L., sister Laverne Skinner and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Santiago Lobong Saragosa Sr.

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Oct. 21, 2012
Santiago Lobong “Sandy” Saragosa Sr., 85, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Santiago L. Jr. and Daren L., daughters Sandia Ann Saragosa and Cornelia Revuelto, sisters Mary S. Malvas and Hilidina S. Maning, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Updated service information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Mary Saito

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Oct. 8, 2012
Mary “Toyo” Saito, 83, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Shigeto “Lead”; sons Leighton and Steven; daughter Terri Reeves; brothers Harry, Frank and George Kadokawa; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Sherry L. Ross

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Oct. 2, 2012
Sherry L. Ross, 88, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui travel industry employee, died at home. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by daughters Lynne and Diane, sister LuAnne Leonard, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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