Archive for November 14th, 2012

Chad Takeo Vendiola

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Oct. 30, 2012
Chad Takeo Vendiola, 39, of Ewa Beach died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Melvin, brother Shane and sister Jamie Kealoha. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Toby Stanton

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Nov. 7, 2012
Toby Stanton, 23, of Honolulu, a student, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Carlene Sasaki, father Timothy, mother Carolyn, brothers Ben and Nat, and sisters Polly Smith and Rachel Stanton. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Sunday at the Stanton family home. Call 341-7284 for more information. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Stanton family to be used as an endowment toward “Toby’s Hall” at the Manoa School of Arts and Music.

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Kimiyo Sasaki

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Oct. 6, 2012
Kimiyo Sasaki, 94, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Chester and Lester, daughters Myrtle Matsumura and Charlotte Sasaki, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yujin Hyung Park

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Nov. 12, 2012
Yujin Hyung Park, 56, of Honolulu, owner of JR’s Korean BBQ restaurant, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife Taejin Bok, sons Stephen and Sean, father Soo Yung, mother Do Hwa and sisters Suge Shin and Hee Sun Hong. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

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Wellington Yee Yun Pang

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Feb. 19, 2012
Wellington Yee Yun Pang, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Andrea, sons Edward Kim and Howard Pang, daughter Hin Yun Kim, brothers Stanley and Richard, sister Bertha Awa and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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Linuce Pang

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Oct. 27, 2012
Linuce “Hunky” Pang, 78, of Kaneohe, a manufacturer’s representative for Builders’ Hardware and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanette M.L.; sons Laeton J., Bryan D. and Randall L.; brothers Rodney, Glenn and Dennis; sisters Myrna C. Hoon and Merilyn Lee; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at City Church of Honolulu, 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kiyoshi Oshiro

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Oct. 29, 2012
Kiyoshi Oshiro, 85, of Waimanalo, a retired Executive Life Insurance salesman and real estate salesman, and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace L.; sons Garrett and Brian; daughters Joslyn McLaughlin, Odetta Wong, Michele Iwaishi and Tammy Lau; sister Helen Teruya; 19 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

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Martha Matsue Nose

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Oct. 3, 2012
Martha Matsue Nose, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Patricia “Pat” Borsch and Roberta Kaneshiro, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Makiki Christian Church, 829 Pensacola St. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Toshio Muramoto

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Oct. 15, 2012
Toshio “Toshi” Muramoto, 92, of Kailua, a retired carpenter, died in Kailua. He was born in Kiyushu, Japan. He is survived by wife Yvonne, daughters Pearl Hamada and Susan Babcock, brother George and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hyecha Kim Makinano

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Nov. 9, 2012
Hyecha Kim Makinano, 72, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Freddie; sons Freddie Makinano Jr. and Peter M. Rillen; daughters Flo, Ruth and Kim Makinano, and Kilani Yuen; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Call Freddie Jr. at 216-4707 for more information.

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Edna Kazue Maeda

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Nov. 2, 2012
Edna Kazue Maeda, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Riverside Convalescent Hospital certified nurse’s aide, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Cheryl A. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moiliili Hongwanji Mission. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Kenneth Ernest Lopez

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Nov. 3, 2012
Kenneth Ernest Lopez, 88, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. government auto mechanic at Schofield Barracks and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie K., three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 10 a.m. Private committal services and inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Regina Menor Joaquin

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Oct. 18, 2012
Regina Menor “Regin” Joaquin, 91, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son John; daughters Cely Joaquin, Leonila Sampayan, Teresita Aquino, Gloria Ignacio, Erlinda Balantes, Elena Manuel and Vicky Agustin; brother Pedro Menor; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Katie Katsuko Hayashi

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Oct. 28, 2012
Katie Katsuko Hayashi, 89, of Honolulu, a retired office administrator, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Haruto, sons Gregg R. and Dean S., brother John G. Matsumori, sister Patsy S. Aseka, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Bryan Terutoshi Hanato

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Oct. 20, 2012
Bryan Terutoshi Hanato, 55, of Honalo, Hawaii, a self-employed mechanic, auto body and house tinter, and a National Guard veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by parents Teruo and Toshie, and sisters Karen Okuhara and Janice Matsumoto. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Paul Edwin Gruwell

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Nov. 4, 2012
Paul Edwin “Pappy” Gruwell, 78, of Honolulu, an electrical engineer, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He is survived by wife Caroline “Carrie” Moniz; sons Gregory, Gary, Glen “Pat” and Grant; daughters Gina Gruwell and Jona Ayres; stepsons Jeffery and George Moniz; stepdaughters Kari Monte, Claire Menges and Christie Arquette; brother Robert “Bob” Gruwell; 24 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at the Elks Club in Waikiki. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

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Sue Green

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Nov. 6, 2012
Sue Green, 96, of Kailua-Kona, a retired registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Golden Pond, Ky. She is survived by son Dr. James and daughter Jane Rodgers. Private services.

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Joseph Kalani-Ku Fojas

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Oct. 14, 2012
Joseph Kalani-Ku “Joe” Fojas, 73, of Waianae, a retired sales representative at U.S. Pipe and Foundry and at Fluid Systems Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Waiahole. He is survived by wife Rosita M.; son Mikel-Jay, also known as “Kalani” and “Mike”; daughters Vanessa P. Simpkins, Danielle U. Fojas and Sarina K. Yates-Siilata; hanai son Tony Malubay; brothers Cornelio Jr., Andres “Andy” Sr. and Allen; sisters Patricia “Pat” Cook, Eleanor “El” McKenzie and Margaret “Mugs” Halcomb; stepbrother Grover Stewart; stepsisters Sharon Stewart and Vicky Thibadeaux; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ernest Enos

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Oct. 19, 2012
Ernest “Pops” Enos, 91, of Honolulu, a retired foreman with the Coast Guard and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Roy, daughter Laverne Gouveia, sister Margaret Higgins, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Cecilia R. Hesia Diaz

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Oct. 24, 2012
Cecilia R. Hesia Diaz, 86, of Kahaluu, founder of Mama Diaz Pasteles, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Carlos A.D.; sons John K., Dennis and Frank Hesia, Carlos A., Richard, Delbert and Darryl Diaz, and Enrique Rodrigues; daughters Matilda Hesia, Emelia Rodrigues and Lori Ann Diaz; hanai son Joel Daniels; 42 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Betty K. Chung-Hoon

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Oct. 22, 2012
Betty K. Chung-Hoon, 91, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harold, daughter Punana, sisters Kaliko Ault and Bebe Ullman, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Dr. Wah Hop Chock

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Oct. 15, 2012
Dr. Wah Hop Chock, 99, of Honolulu, a retired optometrist and an Army veteran, died in Angels Home for Seniors in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Leslie K.T., daughters Diane Chock-Huang and Mona Chock-Young, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Casimer Stanley Apolinski

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Nov. 4, 2012
Casimer Stanley “Casey” Apolinski, 90, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who served in World War II and a stockbroker, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Betty; son John; daughter Elizabeth A. Lee; brothers Edmund and Teddy; sisters Virginia Krumsee, Irene Warner and Mary Olson; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Holualoa, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park.

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KENNETH ERNEST LOPEZ

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KENNETH ERNEST LOPEZ November 3, 2012 88, of Wahiawa a veteran of World War II and retired auto mechanic at Schofield Barracks died at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is survived by his wife Annie, grandchildren (from deceased daughter Mary Jane Soriano), Paul Soriano, Peggy Harbottle and Mark Soriano and eight great grandchildren. Visitation: 9 am November 19, 2012 at Our Lady of Sorrows. Services: 10 am. Private committal service & inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha/Casual attire. No flowers.

MICHAEL HEONG CHEN SEU

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MICHAEL HEONG CHEN SEU
65, of Pupukea, passed away peacefully on November 8, 2012 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on February 8, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawai’i and was the only son of Rosaline L. Seu and David Ah Sung Siu. Mike graduated from St. Louis High School in 1965 and attended Chamande University, graduating with a degree in Mathematics in 1969. After graduation, he was immediately drafted into the armed forces and served as an M.P. in the Vietnam war. He was a decorated veteran and honorably discharged in May 1971. Mike was married on March 15, 1975 to Susan Volpert in Honolulu. He took great pride in developing their property on the north shore of O’ahu, where they raised their three sons. Affectionately known as “Uncle Mike”, he enjoyed diving, cooking, gardening, and spending time with family, friends, and his dogs. He often combined these hobbies by cooking for his friends and family with produce from the garden. Mike worked as a surveyor for the Hawaii Insurance Bureau for three years before joining Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in 1973. In 1993, Mike joined Alexander & Alexander – Hawaii (now Aon Risk Solutions Inc.) as a Senior Risk Control Consultant. His survivors include his wife Susan; three sons Keoki, Kalani and Alika; mother Rosaline L. Seu; and sister Claudette Lundin. The viewing will be held at Borthwick Mortuary on November 16 at 9 AM with services at 10 AM. Aloha attire is requested. No flowers please, but leis are welcome.

TOBY STANTON

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TOBY STANTON
Toby Stanton, beloved son of Tim and Carolyn Stanton, fiance of Carlene Sasaki, and brother to Polly Smith, Ben Stanton, Nat Stanton and Rachel Stanton, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. He was just 23 years old. Toby was a gentle and inquisitive soul. He was a consummate guitarist, and an avid aquarium hobbyist. He was well-loved and is sorely missed by all who knew him. Memorial Services will be held at the Oahu Cemetery Chapel on Friday, November 16, 2012. Visitation will be at 9:00 a.m., with the Memorial Service to begin at 9.30 am. Donations to the Stanton family will be used as an endowment towards “TOBY’S HALL” concert hall at the Manoa School of Art & Music in Manoa Marketplace. A Celebration of Life Reception will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. at the Stanton family home. Please call 341.7284 for further information

HENRY S.T. HONG

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HENRY S.T. HONG
Age 93, of Honolulu, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2012 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born on March 16, 1919 in Honolulu and grew up in Hilo, Hawaii. A retired Federal Aviation Administration employee of the U.S. Government, he is survived by daughter Stephanie (Dr. Terry) Shintani; son Duane (Mae) Hong; five grandchildren; a great-grand- child; brother Harry Hong; and sister Betty (Ernest) Cann. Private services were held.

William “Bill” M. Shigematsu

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WILLIAM “BILL” M. SHIGEMATSU
58, of Wahiawa died November 6, 2012 at Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany and was a NAVFAC Hawaii pest control operator. Bill was predeceased by his father Washiro and his brother Raymond. He is survived by wife Rena Shigematsu; daughters Shawne (Rommel) Shigematsu Mateo and Jasmine Shigematsu; mother Kaoru K. Higa; step-father George Y. Higa and sister LaVerne (Manny) Penaranda of Washington. Visitation: 4 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 17) at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service: 5 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. No flowers.

William Toshiyuki Hirata

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William Toshiyuki Hirata

Age 91, of Waipahu, passed away on October 29, 2012. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk at the Pawaa/Makiki station. A member of 442nd Regimental Combat Team, he is survived by his wife, Kikue Miura Hirata; sons, Merlyn (Emiko), Creighton (Tammy), and Lawson Hirata; grand- children, Dennis, Jordan, Lisa and Justine. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2012, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; funeral service 6:00 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.

CARLINA “CARLING” TABUYO DAGDAGAN

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CARLINA CARLING TABUYO DAGDAGAN Age 71, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away October 22, 2012 in Aiea. Born September 10, 1941 in Barangay 7B Sta Cruz, Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Was employed at ED & Don’s of Hawaii. Member of Badoc Pinili Aid Association of Hawaii and Annak Ti Badoc. She is survived by husband, Jumer Caindec Dagdagan; daughter, Sabilina (Clifford) Dulay; sons, Jucarlo (Cora) Dagdagan, Jacinte (Rodelyn) Dagdagan; 9 grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (November 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (November 20) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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