Archive for November 1st, 2012

Dexter Kalani Yap

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Oct. 14, 2012
Dexter Kalani Yap, 58, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sadie Ann Tolentino and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park & Mortuary.Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Maria E. Thomford

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Oct. 26, 2012
Maria E. Thomford, 80, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Dennis Augustine, daughters Carol Cabreros and Rose Sibbie, brother Ernest Augustine, sisters Josie Espenli and Toosie Ragindin, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jiro Taira

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Oct. 21, 2012
Jiro Taira, 91, of Honolulu, 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, Lucille M. Imamura and Sandra H. Taira; brothers Robert and Richard; and sisters Jane Inukai and Helen Taira. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Hermina Souza

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Oct. 22, 2012
Hermina Souza, 78, of Makawao, Maui, a retired housekeeping and day-care industry employee, died in Makawao. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Bernadette Tabol and Mary Ann Morreira, brother Alfred Smith, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Achahn John Schulze

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Oct. 28, 2012
Achahn John Schulze, 33, of Kamuela, Hawaii, an attorney and volunteer fireman, died. He was born in Waikii, Hawaii. He is survived by father Richard; brothers Dennis and Richard Schulze, and Kanoa Withington; and sister Helice. Private services.

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Lena Puni Mendonca

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Oct. 26, 2012
Lena Puni Mendonca, 89, of Eleele, Kauai, a First Hawaiian Bank teller, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Paul Kaopua, daughter Lethalia Jones, four sisters, nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaheo Ward. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

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McOrin Kaaihue Lima

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Sept. 27, 2012
McOrin Kaaihue “Scooby” Lima, 77, of Kapolei, a retired Marine Corps gunnery sergeant, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Audrey, son McOrin K. II, daughters Audreen K. Connors and Marcie M. Lima, brother Victor J.P., sister Jacqueline Gouveia, seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 45-150 Waikalua Road, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Garrett Hai Koon Kiyoshi Lim

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Oct. 26, 2012
Garrett Hai Koon Kiyoshi Lim, 60, of Waipahu, a Pint Size Corp. sales manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jan C., son Garren H.K., daughters Cynthia C. and Jennifer C., mother Violet M., brother Glen M. and sisters Yvonne Y. Kitamura and Dorene K. Oshiro. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Mary Rose Kim

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Oct. 20, 2012
Mary Rose Kim, 87, of Hilo, a retired Century 21 real estate agent and a former cosmetologist, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Streator, Ill. She is survived by sister Stella Jaegle. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hilo United Methodist Church. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hilo United Methodist Church or the HUMC Peanut Butter Ministries, 374 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

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Betty Janssen Kelley

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June 13, 2012
Betty Janssen Kelley, 89, of Modesto, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired elementary school teacher, died in Sacramento, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gordon, daughter Lisa Smith, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Committal services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Thalia Fukino Kawahara

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Oct. 16, 2012
Thalia Fukino Kawahara, 89, of Aiea, formerly of Honolulu, a former St. Louis Drive In counter service helper, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert H., daughters Frances N. Kaneshiro and Naida M. Hattori, seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Vigilant Wailamaakealoha Kaohelaulii

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Oct. 19, 2012
Vigilant Wailamaakealoha Kaohelaulii, 58, of Kekaha, Kauai, a kumu and educator for Kula Aupuni Niihau a Kahelelani Aloha, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Puuwai, Niihau. She is survived by husband Henry M. Kanahele; son Chris Kanahele; daughters Juliet, Angelene and Aloha-lynn Kanahele, and Peggy Kaohelaulii; hanai son Roger Kahale; brothers Douglas and Tony Kanahele; sisters Aka Kanahele and Pupu Duarte; and eight grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery.

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Cecilia Kaloke Kaaikala

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Oct. 28, 2012
Cecilia Kaloke Kaaikala, 73, of Lanai City, a retired Lanai Community Hospital employee, died in Lanai Community Hospital. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by husband Benjamin Sr.; sons Benjamin Jr., Bruce Sr. and Blaine; daughters Charlene Kaaikala, Celeste Magaoay and Chris Garcia; sisters Elizabeth “Nalehua” O’Neil and Royalene “Mamo” Fernandez; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Union Hall, Lanai City. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Charis Pomaikai Ii Johnson

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Oct. 11, 2012
Charis Pomaikai Ii Johnson, 65, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Randall Jr. and Jeffery; daughters Jennifer Graves, Rachel Madeyski and Cheryl Heya; brothers Harold and Charles Ii Jr.; sisters Annie Climan, Roberta Whitt, Loretta Ii-Sherlock and Lehua Ii-Michaelson; 21 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Kailua Beach Park, Section B. Scattering of ashes to follow. Parking at Lanikai Elementary School. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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Violet Yaeko Hirata

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Oct. 17, 2012
Violet Yaeko Hirata, 94, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a homemaker and baby sitter in Kona, died. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Jeanette Federspiel and Joyce Hancock; brother Mikio Izu; sisters Betsy Nishibun, Hannah Hirata, Betty Ebata and Loretta Kitaoka; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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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 Ibon 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 visitation: 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. Incorrect information published in an obituary Wednesday.

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Magdalena Butay Delos Santos

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Oct. 18, 2012
Magdalena Butay Delos Santos, 93, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jimmy and Froilan, daughter Delia Gumayagay, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Yuka Dailey

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Oct. 29, 2012
Yuka Dailey, 45, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died inStraub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kagawa-ken, Japan. She is survived by husband William; sons Justin, Brandon and and Kevin Naugle; daughter Kristin Naugle; parents Masanori Yamahashi and Michelle Naugle; and brother Masahito Yamahashi. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at First Assembly of God. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Nancy Masako Chin

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Oct. 19, 2012
Nancy Masako Chin, 70, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the University of Hawaii at Manoa Office of Research Services, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stephen, daughters Meredith K. Chin and Allyson R. Abe, brother Herbert H. Hirai, sisters Janet S. Inamine and Mae S. Yoshino, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Paula Natividad Cadiz

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Oct. 14, 2012
Paula Natividad Cadiz, 85, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Elpidio C.; sons Rogelio, Narcisco, Wilson and Julio; daughter Susie C. Allas; brothers Mariano and Silverio Llamelo; sisters Angeles Acoba, Genoveva Galicinao and Josefina Bravo; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Wayne Bounds

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Oct. 11, 2012
David Wayne “Dave” Bounds, 58, of Ewa Beach, a U.S. Department of Defense employee and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Gina; son Rance Okudara; brothers Lance and Johnny Bounds, and Butch Williams; and stepsister Linda. Private services.

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Clarence Akana

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Oct. 18, 2012
Clarence “Pops” Akana, 72, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired pipe fitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, retired Waikoloa Golf Course golf marshal and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred; daughters Angela McFarland, Pamela Garred and Leesa Souza; sister Haunani Bolos; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

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KENNETH KOON LEONG LEE

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KENNETH KOON LEONG LEE Age 85, of Honolulu, a retired legislator, died Aug. 30, 2012. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Peggy, daughters Marion Lee, Sandra Lee, Debra Lee Stiefel, sons Kenyon, Kendall; 11 grand- children. Private services were on Sept. 21. Punchbowl Cemetery followed.

MALALUAN, MARGARET H.

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MALALUAN, MARGARET H.
Age 84, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away peacefully at home on October 4, 2012. Born December 17, 1927 in Honolulu, Hawaii, she lived her life to the fullest with the enjoyment of providing the best possible home for her family and friends. “Margie” was preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, Alfred Sr. She is survived by sons, Alfred Jr. (Charlene) and Robert (Cindy) Malaluan; daughter, Jean English; 4 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. We loved her immensely and will always remember her “can do” spirit, twinkling eyes, and contagiously beautiful smile. Family and friends are invited to her celebration of life on Monday, November 5, 2012 at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary in Kaneohe. Visitation: 11:00 to 12:00. Service: 12:00 to 12:50. Burial will follow at Hawaii State Veteran’s Cemetery. Aloha attire.


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