Archive for December 5th, 2012

Dennis S.Y. Yee

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Nov. 19, 2012
Dennis S.Y. Yee, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Fire Department captain, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tomi L.; son Brian; daughters Michelle Castillo and Jennifer and Jaime Yee; mother Beatrice; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha and casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Brian David Sugimoto

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Nov. 25, 2012
Brian David Sugimoto, 61, of Honolulu, an attorney and retired reserve officer at the Honolulu Police Department, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon P.; sons Jason K. Wong and Tod D. Sugimoto; daughters Malia R. Kamauu, and Kara S. and Dallas B. Sugimoto; father David S.; mother Beatrice K.; sister Susan D. Yoza; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Dr. David Lyle Stokesbary

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Dec. 1, 2012
Dr. David Lyle Stokesbary, 72, of Waimea, Hawaii, formerly of South Laguna Beach, Calif., a researcher, orthopedic surgeon and an Army major who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Ferndale, Wash. He is survived by wife Kailin, son Tai, daughters Mei-jen and Jen-ai, and brothers Burt and Jon. Graveside services at noon Wednesday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.

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Louise Leilani Stevens

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Nov. 10, 2012
Louise Leilani Stevens, 73, of Hilo, a homemaker and a former Army nurse, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Randy and Mark, brothers Michael John and Samuel John, sister Lorraine Medeiros and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Ralph M. Shiyama

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Nov. 28, 2012
Ralph M. Shiyama, 81, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a former City and County of Honolulu building inspector, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn, sons Benjie and Kel, daughters Julie Kuboyama and Connie Nickerson, sister Flora Murakami and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2629 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Services: 2 p.m. No flowers.

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Winifred K. Santiago

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Nov. 25, 2012
Winifred K. Santiago, 68, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frederick H.; son Shannon; daughters Leona Santiago-Stephens, Miulene Pilanca, Brandy Lagon, Shao-lin Kusaka and Kourtney Santiago; brother Sanford Kuala; sisters Elizabeth Chew, Roberta Akina and Audrey Siangco; and 16 grandchildren. No services. No flowers.

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Esther Hatsuko Sakurai

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Nov. 18, 2012
Esther Hatsuko Sakurai, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel Surf Room hostess and Flamingo-Royal Lanai waitress, died. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons Leonard and Glenn Victorino, stepson Stephen, stepdaughter Sandra Belesky, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Clyde Ryoji Okamoto

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Nov. 27, 2012
Clyde Ryoji Okamoto, 64, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired proprietor of Hoonanea Farms in Pahoa, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Naha, Okinawa. He is survived by wife Nora; son Kyle; daughters Kimberly Enanoria, Tracy Terlep and Leanne Okamoto; brothers Calvin “Moe,” Carl and Cary; sisters Carol Uhl and Cindy O’callaghan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Burial at noon Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Winston Seiji Miyahira

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Nov. 26, 2012
Winston Seiji Miyahira, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Maui County liquor control director, died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Ethel; sons Dale and Michael; daughter Sheryl Nicholson; brothers Harrison, Willard and Wilfred; sisters Haruno Tamashiro, Eleanor Arakawa and Thelma Oshiro; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Margaret M. McCall

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Nov. 9, 2012
Margaret M. McCall, 88, of Ewa Beach, an executive secretary in construction, died at home. She was born in Morrill Township, Minn. She is survived by husband Robert J.; sons John, Thomas and Robert H.; daughter Elizabeth; brothers Joseph and August Preusser; sisters Catherine Euteneur and Innocent Preusser; and three grandchildren. Services pending. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lino Irineo Magaoay

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Oct. 20, 2012
Lino Irineo Magaoay, 90, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Plantation mechanic, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia; sons Victor, Larry and Kamana; daughters Segundina, Cris, Esther and Kainoa; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Yayoe Kitashima

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Nov. 4, 2012
Yayoe “Hilda” Kitashima, 94, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Elementary School cafeteria worker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Shigeru, son Wayne S., daughter Joyce S. Asato, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Marilyn J. Keoho

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Oct. 27, 2012
Marilyn J. Keoho, 68, of Kapaa, Kauai, died. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Edward K. Sr.; son Edward Jr.; daughters Malia Ho‘okano, Leilani Keoho and Leimomi Niitani; brother Robert Gomez; sisters Lauren Lui-Kwan, Donna Gomez-Powers and Ema Furfaro; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Center. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bert Takeshi Higa

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Nov. 6, 2012
Bert Takeshi Higa, 64, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Star-Advertiser supervising night pressman, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice, son Chad M. and sister Gladys. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Daniel S. Genegabuas

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Nov. 26, 2012
Daniel S. “Danny” Genegabuas, 76, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Army first sergeant, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Diane A.; sons Jason and Harley Genegabuas, and Keith Alejo; daughters Gigi Genegabuas and Janine Kinimaka; brothers Ernest and Albert; sister Elsie Pflum; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Saturday at Kauai Veterans Pavilion, Hanapepe, Kauai. Services: 1 p.m. Inurnment to follow.

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Melba Yagin Fontanilla

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Nov. 30, 2012
Melba Yagin Fontanilla, 47, of Kihei, Maui, a former First Hawaiian Bank customer consultant, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Marik, daughters Ashley Fernandez and Shelby Fontanilla, parents Rudy and Segundina Yagin, brother Melvin Yagin, sisters Marilyn Martin and Amelia Greenidge, grandparent Felix Yagin and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Door of Faith Church, Wailuku. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Eufrocina Domingo Aquino

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Nov. 11, 2012
Eufrocina Domingo “Sinang” Aquino, 89, of Ewa died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Gerardito, Tranquilino, Wilfred, Guillermo and Jaimie; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Tiuli Manu Samoa Amituanai-Tiuli

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Nov. 21, 2012
Tiuli Manu Samoa Amituanai-Tiuli, infant son of Tiuli S. Tiuli and Heather Amituanai of Waipahu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Talosaga and Tuia’ana Tiuli, grandparents Sitaua Noka and Tailoto Amituanai, and great-grandparent Aotoa F. Malepeai. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Douglas Mario Alfiler

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Oct. 19, 2012
Douglas Mario “Doug” Alfiler, 61, of Camas and Spanaway, Wash., owner of Hawaiian Express in Camas and former employee at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and United Airlines Flight Kitchen in Portland, Ore., died at home in Spanaway. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ryan; daughters Kim Gerlack and Tiana Mayachar; mother Mary Y.; brothers Mariano Jr. and Harold; sisters Eleanor Gonsalves, Vickie Jonet and Bessie Alfiler; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at the Alfilers’ residence in Paauilo, Hawaii. Casual attire. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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CHARLES K. YASUDA

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CHARLES K. YASUDA Charles Yasuda joins his late wife Bertha on 11/27/12 after a rich and varied life of 83 years. He was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and graduated from the University of Hawaii. Charlie was a colonel in the US Army and served in the Korean War. His career was spent with the Dept of Agriculture for the State of Hawaii. Charlie was an amateur expert in many things. He developed a unique strain of goldfish, collected land shells, cultivated orchids, was a Master Gardener, enjoyed foraging for mushrooms, and loved to sing. Charlie is survived by his son, Kyle Yasuda, and daughter Cheryl Egashira, 3 granddaughters, Christine and Cari Egashira, and Mirei Yasuda; sister-in-laws Hazel Yasuda and Verna Matsumoto; and many nieces and nephews. A celebration memorial is being planned for the future.

MARK VINCENT PEARSON

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MARK VINCENT PEARSON
53, husband, son, brother, uncle, friend, surfer, fisherman, carpenter and Director of Fun is gone from the North Shore. His wife Shari, his father Rex, his sister Valerie and many close friends were with him when his pain ended on November 26th. Come to Mark’s backyard Sunday the 9th at noon for his paddleout. We’ll say Mahalo & Aloha for all the fun he brought to us.

ALLEN K. DAVIS

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ALLEN K. DAVIS
Allen K. Davis, 75, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family and friends, on November 28, 2012. Born August 11, 1937, he was a 1957 graduate of McKinley High School, a food service manager for Marriott, Sky Chef and the Airport International Host Restaurant, and a funeral director at Borthwick Mortuary. Survived by brothers, Samuel L. (Betty) Davis and Steven J.P. (Loretta) Davis; sister, Linda G. Robinson; many cousins. Visitation will be from 9:30- 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Borthwick Mortuary-Makai Chapel. Service will be at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire suggested.

JUANA AYSON CASIMIRO

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JUANA AYSON CASIMIRO
From San Esteban , Ilocos Sur Philippines, born 2/7/1926 died in her home in Waipahu on 11/4/2012. She was surrounded by the love of her family. She is survived by her 7 children Rosabella Aquino, Oliver Casimiro, June Racela, Zaida Villanueva, Remi Schneider, May Wong, Brenda Casimiro. 12 Grandchildren; 12 Great- grandchildren. Visitation/Service: Friday, 12/7/12 6pm – 9 pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary 45-425 Kamehameha Highway & Saturday, 12/8/12 Visitation 9am-1000am. Burial to follow 1100 at the Valley of the Temples.

MARY ANN KE’ALI’IWAHINE KAHALEHILI

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MARY ANN KE’ALI’IWAHINE KAHALEHILI
September 8, 1936 – December 5, 2011 Today is the First Anniversary of your passing. You left us so suddenly that I still can’t believe you are gone. You were so happy, vibrant and so full of life with much more to live for. I long for you Mary, and I miss everything about you. I miss your smile, your laughl, your beautiful voice and your wonderful renditions of Akaka Falls and Kalama’ula, your favorite songs. Until we meet again, Your loving husband Roven, your family and friends.

PEGGY MIRA FUENTES MIRA

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PEGGY MIRA FUENTES MIRA
Age 85, of Waipahu, HI, passed away Nov. 8, 2012 at the Avalon Care Center. Born July 23, 1927 in Cebu, Philippines. Retired from Public Work Center Pearl Harbor. Also worked at Waipahu United Church of Christ in the cafeteria; a encharistic minister at St. Joseph Church. An avid bowler. Preceded in death by husband Aurelio and son Alvin Mira. She is survived by sons, Bradford (Joy) Mira, Clyde (Alberta) Mira, Darrell (Litia) Mira; daughter-in-law, Diolinda “Lynn” Mira; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; sister, Trinidad (Bernard) Villaester. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (December 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (December 11) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

RONA F. BALANTAC

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RONA F. BALANTAC Age 58, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away October 31, 2012 in Honolulu. Born November 3, 1953 in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by fiance, Mark Brandon; brothers, Sergio (Christina) Balantac, Zamuel (Visitacion) Balantac, Manuel (Vi) Balantac; sisters, Nora (David) Wipp of London, England, Victoria Guzman, Nena (Roderico) Pattugalan. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Sunday (December 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (December 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LINO IRINEO MAGAOAY

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LINO IRINEO MAGAOAY Age 90, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away October 20, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born August 15, 1922 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of the Wahiawa Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. A retired mechanic from the Dole Plantation. He is survived by spouse, Virginia Magaoay; daughters, Segundina, Cris, Esther, Kainoa; sons, Victor, Larry, Kamana; 11 grandchildren; 27 great- grandchildren; 2 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (December 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

CAROLINE CORDERO DELOS SANTOS

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CAROLINE CORDERO DELOS SANTOS
Nov. 19, 2012 Caroline “Lumen” Cordero Delos Santos, 84, of Kahului, a seamstress and retired state of Hawaii custodian, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She was the only daughter of Mariano and Emeteria Cordero and is predeceased by her husband Nemesio Delos Santos and older brothers Anacleto (Visitacion), Benjamin (Matilda), and Jose (Benita) Cordero. She is survived by sons Danilo “Dan” (Bernie) and Pancho (Jenny), grandchildren Ashley Delos Santos and Lesley (Keahi) Masusako, brother Salvador (Ann Lou) Cordero and sister-in-law Pacita Palpallatoc. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, 105 Waiale Road, Wailuku. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church, 20 West Wakea Ave., Kahului. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. On-line condolences: www. ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

LUCINA ALVAREZ SAVEDRA

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LUCINA ALVAREZ SAVEDRA Age 90, of Honolulu, passed away October 31, 2012 in Nuuanu Hale. Born October 31, 1922 in Bantay, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters, Blesilda A. Savedra, Corazon Savedra; 6 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday 12/8 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

SHANNON KAHEALANI MAKAILA

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SHANNON KAHEALANI MAKAILA Age 43, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away November 16, 2012 in Waimanalo. Born November 16, 1969 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A vice-principal at Dole Middle School also a life group leader at Word of Life West Oahu. She is survived by parents, Reimers Makaila & Penny Duvauchelle Makaila; brother, Keola (Momi) Makaila; sister, Kehau Makaila. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (December 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:45 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Saturday (December 8) at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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