Archive for November 12th, 2012

CECILIA R. HESIA DIAZ

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CECILIA R. HESIA DIAZ
Age 86, of Kahalu’u, passed away October 24, 2012 at Aloha Nursing & Rehab Center. Born November 23, 1925 in Wailuku, Maui. Founder of Mama Diaz Pasteles; member of The United Puerto Rican Association. She is survived by husband, Carlos A. Diaz Diaz; sons, John K. Hesia, Dennis (Colleen) Hesia of Hilo, Frank (Kalae) Hesia, Carlos A. (Tracy) Diaz, Richard (Gina) Diaz, Delbert Diaz, Darryl (Gina) Diaz, Enrique (Mokihana) Rodrigues; hanai- son, Joel Daniels; daughters, Matilda Hesia, Emelia Rodrigues, Lori Ann (Eddie) Diaz; 42 grandchildren; 70 great- grandchildren; 5 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday 11/17 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JAMES J. KIYABU

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JAMES J. KIYABU Age 85, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 27, 2012 in Honolulu. Born November 12, 1926 in Kahaluu, Oahu. A retired warehouseman of Rawley’s Frozen Food. He is survived by sons, Lance (Lei) Kiyabu, Kerry Kiyabu, Ryland (Christy) Kiyabu; 4 grandchildren; brother, Lawrence Kiyabu; sisters, Lillian (Mamo) Sakazaki, Florence (Masayuki) Nagano. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (November 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

ADRIAN “JR” SILVA, JR

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ADRIAN JR SILVA, JR Age 75, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away October 15, 2012 in Aiea. Born October 13, 1937 in Waianae, Hawaii. Adrian was a retired Air Force & machinist with Kaiser Cement and H-Power. He was a member of the Waianae Jaycees, Waianae Hawaiian Civic Club and Lualualei Lions Club. He is survived by wife, Shirley Ann Silva; sons, Anthony (Renee) Silva, Henry Silva, Adrian Silva; daughter, Debora Silva; brother, David (Yvonne) Ledo; sisters, Annie (Donald) DeCambra of OR, Patricia Yomes, Lee Ciacci; 10 grandchildren; uncle, Albert Silva; aunts, Roseline Demello, Margaret Silva. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (November 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday (November 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

DAVID WALKER

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DAVID WALKER Age 67, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away October 20, 2012 in Ewa Beach. Born April 28, 1945 in Macon, GA. David was a retired teacher from Ilima Intermediate School and Air Force veteran. He is survived by spouse, Lydia Walker; 4 stepsons; 3 step- daughters; brother, Nathaniel; sisters, Barbara Fitzgerald, Betty Walker; 25 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; 6 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (November 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Mildred Mitsue Yanagihara

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Oct. 10, 2012
Mildred Mitsue Yanagihara, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center registered nurse, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by son Roy S.; daughter Ann N. Choy; brother George Kohatsu; sisters Clara Kawahara, Carol Eum and Molly Yamashita; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Nobuye Watanabe

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Oct. 30, 2012
Nobuye “Mae” Watanabe, 96, of Hilo, a retired custodian for Hawaiian Telephone Co., died in HiloMedical Center. She was born in Paauhau Mauka,Hawaii. She is survived by son Albert, daughter Margaret “Marge” Masaki, brother Takao Sugai, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Rose Kaleiopu Ventula

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Oct. 16, 2012
Rose Kaleiopu Ventula, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Theodore III; daughters Roseline I.V. Spencer, Janet L. Ballio, Estralita Seeberger, SarahC.V. Shim, ElizabethV.Karratti and Eleanor J. Ventula-Honda; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Sunday at the Kamehameha Schools, Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services:noon. Private burial. Aloha or pink attire.

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Leilani Ann Timmons

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Oct. 12, 2012
LeilaniAnn Timmons, 65, of Kapolei died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Chester,Pa. She is survived by husband Walter, sons Steven and Timmy, daughter Kai, brother Rodger Wilson, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Paul Masahide Takaezu

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Oct. 12, 2012
Paul Masahide Takaezu, 92, of Honolulu, a retired All American Life Insurance agent and an Army veteran who served in 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Livorno Chapter, died. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty F.; sons Russell M. and Blake M.; daughter Paula N. Oishi; brother Michael; sisters Miriam Takaezu, Estelle Yagi, Betty Miyachi and Eloise Fukuji; and seven grandchildren. Visitation:2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Anna M. Swift

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Oct. 25, 2012
AnnaM. Swift of Chehalis, Wash., a Queen’s Medical Center and Wahiawa General Hospital nurse, died inChehalis. She was born inMiami Town, Ohio. She is survived by husband Robert. Services pending.

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Evelyn Tsugie Shiroma

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Oct. 14, 2012
Evelyn Tsugie Shiroma, 96, of Pearl City, a retired Waikiki Snack Shop waitress, died inHonolulu. She was born inHana, Maui. She is survived by daughters Joan S. Oshiro, Linda S. Nitta and Mary Ann N. Evers; sisters Leatrice Goya andPatsy Akamine; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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William “Bill” Shigematsu

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Nov. 6, 2012
William “Bill” Shigematsu, 58, of Wahiawa, a pest control operator at the NavyFacilities Engineering Command, formerly the Public Works Center, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born inFrankfurt, Germany. He is survived by wife Rena, daughters Shawne Shigematsu Mateo and Jasmine Shigematsu, mother KaoruK. Higa, stepfather George Y. Higa and sister LaVerne Penaranda.Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:5 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Chester HayatoOshiro

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Oct. 19, 2012
Chester Hayato Oshiro, 64, of Honolulu, a state elevator inspector, died in St. Francis HospicePuiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean; son Derrick; daughter Jennifer Teruya; brothers Thomas, Edward and Carl; sisters Jane Winchester, Alice Pettyplace and Ann Geschwandtner; and two grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m.

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MarianKauhane Omura

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Oct. 26, 2012
MarianKauhane Omura, 81, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles; daughters Bernadette Castro, Georgette DeMello, La Verne Hoshino and Jarena Pacarro; brothers Bernard and Bertram Hiapo; 15 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Committal services:10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Monico Morales Mariano

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Oct. 7, 2012
Monico Morales Mariano, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Dee Lite Bakery janitor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Arcadia F., sons Aniceto and Marino, daughter Evencia Tabiolo, sister Filomena Fagaragan, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday atHawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday atSt. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples MemorialPark. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Shin Ying Lau

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Oct. 17, 2012
Shin Ying Lau, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Hoo Cho Chinese-language school teacher, died. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Joseph and Benjamin; daughters Martha Lee, Clara Yee and Frances Adams; brothers Bin Hing and BinhHenYoung; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m.

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Joseph Julian Kaanapu Jr.

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Oct. 23, 2012
Joseph Julian “Bully”Kaanapu Jr., 72, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard pipe fitter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by caregiver Darrell Salvador and sisters Bernadette K. Lum and Melanie Dunlap. Visitation:6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Christopher Edmund KeliionalaniHanawahine

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Oct. 24, 2012
Christopher Edmund Keliionalani “Chris” Hanawahine, 48, of Aiea, a retired warehouseman, died in Aiea. He was born in Palolo. He is survived by wife Kathleen, daughter Keline Kahau, father Samuel, brothers Eric and Micah, sisters Armil Kalama and Sammylee Hanawahine, and five grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at St. ElizabethEpiscopal Church, 720 N. King St., Honolulu. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gayle A. Goshi

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Oct. 17, 2012
Gayle A. Goshi, 54, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband MarvinH., brothers Dean and Reid Kagemoto, and sisters Lynne Ono and Jodie Nagasako. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Starlynn Lotoalofa Kuuipo Evangelista-Opetaia

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Nov. 4, 2012
Starlynn Lotoalofa Kuuipo Evangelista-Opetaia, 25, of Pearl City died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Kainoa Evangelista and sisters Kanoe K.P. Carreiro and Sherae S.P. Uliulileava. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Peniel Pearl Gates Church, 944 A Road, Pearl City. Services:10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow.

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Manuel AltonSouza Dias

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Nov. 5, 2012
Manuel Alton Souza Dias, 58, of Papaaloa,Hawaii, died at home.He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Gail; son Shannon; daughters Denise Ah Choy III, Jessica Hisa-shima and Mandy Dias; mother Helen De Luz Figuera; brother JeffreyDias; hanai brother Effren Pascua; sisters Susan Wood and Sheila Dias; and four grandchildren. Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Oi Yung Chow

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Oct. 30, 2012
Oi Yung Chow, 91, of Honolulu, a retired state of Hawaii librarian, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Andrew T.T. Chow and sister Yen Chin Loo. Private services.

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Luis-Eugenio Antonio Campo

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Nov. 6, 2012
Luis-Eugenio Antonio Campo, 78, of Mililani, a former banker for various banks, a state of Hawaii educator and retired Army sergeant major, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Panama City. He is survived by son Kaleo K.; daughters Pia A. Campo, Cecilia Carmichael and Kehaulani Butler; and five grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Apostle & Evangelist Church. Eulogy:10:30 a.m. Mass:10:45 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Online condolences:www.hawaiiainmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Abigail MaryKahalewai Akiu

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Oct. 23, 2012
Abigail MaryKahalewai Akiu, 88, of Waianae, a retired Waianae Intermediate School custodian, died in Waianae. She was born in South Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sonsPaul, Kenneth and Michael; daughters Joann Agena and Paulette Nakata; sisters Eva Kealamakea, Grace Spenser and Irene Fergerstrom; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at HawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bernard Kenji Adachi

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Bernard Kenji Adachi
Oct. 14, 2012
Bernard Kenji “Popi”Adachi, 76, of Waianae, a retired firefighter at Waianae Fire Station, Engine 26, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Lihue, Kauai. He is survived by wife Dorothy, son Arthur, daughters Alyshia Garcia and Aly Adachi, brother James, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Celebration of life potluck:11 a.m. Nov. 24 at Carlsmith Beach Park Pavilion in Keaukaha, Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.

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