Archive for December 8th, 2012

Ryuko S. Hirama

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RYUKO S. HIRAMA 89 of Kailua. Housewife, passed on November 30, at Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Sendai, Japan. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Hiroshi. She is survived by her daughters, Hiromi Ishikawa (Dennis), Sharon Juncker (Charles); twelve grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services will be held Sunday (12/16) at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, 1PM Visitation 12 noon. Casual attire.

Charles Isamu Yoneda

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Nov. 28, 2012
Charles Isamu Yoneda, 94, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center retiree, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Brian I., daughter Charleen Y. Kimata and a grandchild. Private services.

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Aiko M. Yamashita

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Nov. 19, 2012
Aiko M. Yamashita, 84, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education food service manager at Manoa Elementary School, died. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Don and Chris, and brother Yoshimori Miyashiro. Private services.

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Minnetta Ann Welch

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Nov. 23, 2012
Minnetta Ann Welch, 70, of Keaau, Hawaii, a mechanical inspector, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by husband Richard, daughters Diane Gutierrez and Shawna Salazar, brother Richard Tatley, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Leaia Siosefa Tuai

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Dec. 2, 2012
Leaia Siosefa Tuai, 45, of Laie, a musician and entertainer, died. He was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He is survived by son Dominic Carlos and hanai father Percy Tehira. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii/North Stake. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Florence Masako Adachi Goto Sumile

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Nov. 25, 2012
Florence Masako Adachi Goto Sumile, 85, of Lihue, formerly of Wahiawa, a retired telephone exchange operator at Naval Communications Area Master Station, Eastpac, died in Lihue. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Michael and Elliott Goto, and Tommy and David Sumile; daughters Larraine Thompson and Brenda Pascual; brothers George and Franklin Adachi; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Miyoko Sumida

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Nov. 25, 2012
Miyoko Sumida, 91, of Honolulu died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Korea. She is survived by daughters Shirley Villegas and Diane Ota, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Woolley L. Stant

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Nov. 13, 2012
Woolley L. Stant, 74, of Waimanalo, a retired mason, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Nora, daughter Noralei, hanai son Marlon Apio, hanai daughter Brenda Fujimoto and brother Isaac. Services: 10 a.m. Dec. 15 at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Henry Fujiichi Sasaki

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Nov. 15, 2012
Henry Fujiichi Sasaki, 72, of Waipahu, a retired shop supervisor at Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Cecelia “Chila”; daughter Kelly Fernandez; sisters Mildred Sakamoto, Thelma Nozaki, Flora Hayashi and Marjorie Hayakawa; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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William Juan Queja

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Nov. 18, 2012
William Juan Queja, 34, of Honolulu, a former employee at Wallace Theater, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Leonida “Leonor” Abad, sister Joan, stepsisters Lhen Lhen Aragon and Det Det Sammons, and grandparent Vicenta. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Audrey K. Olsen

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Nov. 25, 2012
Audrey K. Olsen, 57, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Robin Ho Ching; daughters Harrideen Kupau and Ashley Olsen; mother Mildred S. Kupau; brothers Gilbert, Derrick, Elroy and Everett Kupau; and five grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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William Kaneahanui Nunies

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Nov. 16, 2012
William Kaneahanui Nunies, 87, of Honolulu, an ammunition disposal and civil service worker, and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lily K. Kanoholani-Ako; son Kimo Kauahi; daughters Judy Santiago, Mercy Jackson and Willette Coleman; brother Keola; sister Genevieve Labistre; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alvin Yukiharu Miyasato

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Nov. 25, 2012
Alvin Yukiharu Miyasato, 62, of Honolulu, a retiree from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 38, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Carl and Wayne M. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ross Edward Lindman

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Dec. 2, 2012
Ross Edward “Rusty” Lindman, 62, of Princeville, Kauai, a driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Texas. He is survived by mother Jeanne and brothers Scott and Gary. Services to be announced at a later date.

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Richard Lewis

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Nov. 22, 2012
Richard Lewis, 78, of Waimea, Hawaii, a bus driver and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons John M., Stacy N. and Richard E.M. Lewis, William K. Immel, Wesley M.H.C. Mau and Cullen K. Spencer; daughters Cecilia T.K. Brandmeir, Daelynn K. Machiguchi, Cheryl K.L and Anuhea K. Lewis, and Krystyn Rogers; sisters Leilani Kahele and Ipo Kalihiki; 38 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Betty Ann Leimomi Kahue

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Nov. 23, 2012
Betty Anne Leimomi “Momi” Kahue, 74, of Kapolei died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Benjamin Jr.; daughters Bennymae and Benelee Kahue, Beneby Javellana, and Kehau Pilialoha; brothers Pee Wee, Homer, Clifford and Nicky Perez; sisters Lani, Alvina and Mamo Perez; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Erin S. Inayoshi

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Nov. 26, 2012
Erin S. Inayoshi, 39, of Pearl City, a Home Depot electrical department employee, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tani T., daughter Nicole T. “Niki,” mother Sandy M. and sisters Jill C. Keanini and Jamie M. Moriguchi. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Janet M. Hayashi

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Nov. 12, 2012
Janet M. Hayashi, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Scottsdale, Ariz. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lawrence Y., daughters Sharon S. Bird and Gail M. Madriaga, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Lavonne S. Hanaike

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Nov. 24, 2012
Lavonne S. “Scotti” Hanaike, 82, of Kaneohe, a retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by son Allen. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Magdalena Gallardo Ganapin

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Nov. 20, 2012
Magdalena Gallardo Ganapin, 91, of Waipahu, a former Waianae Intermediate School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Candon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Rosemarie G.C. Herrell, sister Marcela G. Correa, caregiver Carmen Cortez and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Andrew Delacruz Filoteo Jr.

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Dec. 1, 2012
Andrew Delacruz “Andy” Filoteo Jr., 56, of Hilo, an auto mechanic at U Broke’um, I Fix’um Repair Shop and R&R Machinery, and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley; son Andrew III; daughters Tandylynn and Noel; brothers Adan Rodrigues, Allen and Glenwell Filoteo, and Kamanawa Grube; sisters Verda Arriaga, Lila and Ulu Filoteo, Donna Rosas, and Brenda Filo; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Church on a Sure Foundation-Hilo, inside Prince Kuhio Plaza. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Albert James Avilla Jr.

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Dec. 2, 2012
Albert James “Poncho” Avilla Jr., 65, of Waipahu, a retired state animal handler and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donnie L.; sons Trinity, Terrance and Nelson; daughter Danielle; mother Rosemarie Haworth; brother Mike Haworth; sisters Laverne Histo, Victoria Roehrman, Yvonne Barrientos and Paulette Washington; and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Mitsue Yamauchi Asato

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Nov. 15, 2012
Mitsue Yamauchi “Mitzi” Asato, 100, of Waimea, Hawaii, formerly of Lahaina, a waitress, cook and baker at Morikawa Restaurant, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Dr. Robert, daughter Irene Kubo, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, 561 Front St., Lahaina. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the church cemetery. Donations suggested to Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 606, Lahaina, HI 96761; Lahaina-Honolua Senior Citizens, P.O. Box 1086, Lahaina, HI 96767; or St. James Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 278, Kamuela, HI 96743. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Violet Natsuko Ahuna

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Nov. 30, 2012
Violet Natsuko Ahuna, 90, of Olaloa Retirement Community, died. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Raymond Jr. and Russel, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Rosalina Ke-a Acierto

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Nov. 14, 2012
Rosalina Ke-a “Lala” Acierto, 75, of Wahiawa, a retired Yama-guchi Bus Service driver aide, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Derek, Guy and Rad Ke-a; daughters Roberta Gennuso, Jo-Elizabeth Aspera, RoseAnn Beauchamp, Valerie Parker and Gay Linn Orbase; stepsons Phillip and Mark; sister Felicia Deliz; 32 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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