Archive for December 13th, 2012

Doris Tokiyo Yamauchi

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Nov. 15, 2012
Doris Tokiyo Yamauchi, 91, of Kailua-Kona, a self-employed papaya farmer, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne; daughter Aileen Shibuya; brothers Yoshio, Tomeji and Kunio Ekimoto; sister Yaeko Setoda; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dulce Reyes Takase

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Dec. 8, 2012
Dulce Reyes Takase, 58, of Kihei, Maui, an employee at Moku-lele Airlines and Maui Memorial Medical Center’s imaging department, and a professional singer and actress, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard; daughter Elise; stepson Allan; and sisters Corrine Arquero and Tessie and Tina Reyes. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Alan Takeo Sakata

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Nov. 28, 2012
Alan Takeo Sakata, 69, of Kaneohe, a retired computer technician at the state Attorney General’s Office, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Cory Sakata and Wendell Tomooka; daughters Christine Tomooka-Saito and Veronica Tomooka; mother Mildred; sisters Alyson Kimura, Gail Higaki, Linda Sakuda and Cynthia Kitagawa; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cas-ual attire.

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Asuncion Gervacio Sagucio

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Dec. 2, 2012
Asuncion Gervacio Sagucio, 90, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Dekalb Co. laborer, died at home. He was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Jesejina B.; son Perlito; daughters Emojean Murobayashi, Winie Cumlat and Ailyn Roque; brother Justo; sisters Maria Vidad and Trinidad De Asis; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 11 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 12 at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe public cemetery.

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Adelaide Ramos Rapozo

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Dec. 7, 2012
Adelaide Ramos Rapozo, 100, of Kalopa, Hawaii, and Puako, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home in Kalopa. She was born in Pohakea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Manuel III and Tyrone, daughter Bernadette Rapozo-Mattos, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Felino Maliwat Paguio Sr.

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Nov. 29, 2012
Felino Maliwat Paguio Sr., 89, of Pearl City died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Felino II Jr.; daughters Estela Youso and Cora, Tessie and Carmelita Paguio; sister Endang Felang; 22 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Pearl City.

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Takumi Okino

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Nov. 25, 2012
Takumi Okino, 96, of Honolulu, a Hawaii County retiree, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Doreen Hanada, Naomi Kuritani and Lillian Miyao; sister Fujie Ono; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Matthew Lyons

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Oct. 27, 2012
Matthew “Kepoi” Lyons, 52, of Kaimuki, a stage technician for International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 665, died. He was born in Kaimuki. He is survived by son Kepoikai, daughter Kulamanu, mother Kulamanu Alexander and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Monday at Neal Blaisdell Center, Pikake Ballroom. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Matteo Lorenzo Lomboy

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Dec. 10, 2012
Matteo Lorenzo Lomboy, infant son of Randy and Christian Lomboy of Ewa Beach, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He is also survived by grandparents Ernesto Sr. and Marcelia Lorenzo, and Ruperto and Estifania Lomboy; and great-grandparent Buenaventura Lorenzo. Private services.

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Kenneth Chong Ho Kim

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Nov. 27, 2012
Kenneth Chong Ho Kim, 80, of Honolulu, owner and chauffeur of a limousine service, died in Aiea. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Byung Hee. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Korean Catholic Church-Manoa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Shizuko Jakahi

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Dec. 5, 2012
Shizuko Jakahi, 96, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Robert, Lionel, Kenneth and Warren; caregiver Sharon Liu; brother Ronald Yamane; sisters Dorothy Nakano and Shirley Taguchi; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Alexander P.K. Ing Jr.

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Nov. 26, 2012
Alexander P.K. “Alika” Ing Jr., 89, of Honolulu, a retired mail handler at the U.S. Postal Service main post office in Honolulu, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie B.W. “Marge”; son Terrence K.G.; brother Joseph; and sisters Clara St. Clair, Rachel Kaanehe and Rosalani Bonga. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Izumo Taisha Kyo. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation and Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Dale Keakaokawai Kaopua Hunter

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Dec. 2, 2012
Dale Keakaokawai Kaopua Hunter, 70, of Prattville, Ala., formerly of Hawaii, a Hawaii state retiree, died in Prattville. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jeffery E. and Jon; daughter Jodi-Lynn Phillips; brother James Kaopua; sisters Kay Lum, Avis Fitzgerald, Junell Hoomalu, Pady Ching, Sharon Shellhouse and Vayna Nelson; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life held in Prattville. Private scattering of ashes to be held in Hilo.

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Nancy Emiko Hiraiwa

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Dec. 1, 2012
Nancy Emiko Hiraiwa, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Tori Richards seamstress, died in Hale Ola Kino. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dave S. and brother Katsumi Tanigawa. Private services.

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Nobuko Higa

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Nov. 13, 2012
Nobuko Higa, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Imperial Hawaii Hotel seamstress, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Mindanao, Philippines. She is survived by husband Fred S.; son Fred S. Jr.; brothers Yoshimitsu and Yoshitsune Oshiro; sisters Yoshiko Miyagi, Masako Uyehara and Masae Higa; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Janice Lee Faust

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Dec. 5, 2012
Janice Lee Faust, 87, of Honolulu, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service retiree, died. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by son Thomas, daughters Donna and Susan, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Marion Selma Esteb

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Nov. 26, 2012
Marion Selma Esteb, 83, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired registered nurse, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Eric and James, daughters Victoria Coon and Stephanie Sturgeon, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Dec. 23 at Seventh-day Adventist Church, Lawai, Kauai. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society or Lawai Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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Hiromi Ono Chapman

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Dec. 6, 2012
Hiromi Ono Chapman, 64, of Honolulu, a flight attendant, public relations executive and homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Marc, stepson Chris, hanai daughter Yoshiko M., mother Akiko Ono, brother Tomoo Ono and three stepgrandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.

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Albert Chang

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Dec. 3, 2012
Albert “Sparky” Chang, 92, of Kaneohe, a machinist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael, Floyd and Curtis Canopin, and Kimo Danielson; daughters Teresa Medina and Laura Williams; sister Naline Lee; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Janet Hiroko Akamine

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Dec. 1, 2012
Janet Hiroko Akamine, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Realtor at Shirley Onishi Realty, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William S. “Willie,” son William S. “Bill,” mother Matsuko Nagafuchi, brother Michael Nagafuchi and sister Lorraine Nagafuchi. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Kawehi Samanette Kukunaokala Adkins-Kupukaa

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Nov. 20, 2012
Kawehi Samanette Kukunaokala “Wehi” Adkins-Kupukaa, 14, of Ewa Beach, a Campbell High School student, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. Monday at New Hope Leeward, 94-050 Farrington Highway A1, Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Paul Ke-ola Adkins; mother Janelle S.K. Kupukaa; brothers Ikaika Kupukaa, Kawika Tautala-Kupukaa and Poki’i Adkins-Kupukaa; sister Lokihana; and grandparents Joseph and Janis Kupukaa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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SUN SIK AHN

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SUN SIK AHN Nov. 28, 2012 Age 82, of Menlo Park, California. Born May 15, 1930 in Pyongyang, Korea, passed away in Menlo Park, California on November 28, 2012. She is pre-deceased by her beloved husband Stanley T.Y. Ahn. Retired Lotus Moon Restaurant Princess Kaiulani Hotel. Survived by son John S. (Linette) and granddaughter Ella J. of Menlo Park, California; step-sons Stanley D.C., Jonathan T.C.; step- daughters, Rowena (Bert) Nakamura, Edwina Yamada; 1 sister in Korea, 14 step- grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held in Hawaii on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe, Oahu. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

MARGARET “MAGA” ELAINE SANDOVAL

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MARGARET MAGA ELAINE SANDOVAL Age 69, of Honolulu, passed away November 25, 2012 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born December 14, 1942 in Van Nuys, California. Retired dietician for Queen’s Medical Center. An avid line dancer. She is survived by son, Jamie Leeland Sandoval; daughters, Tracy Lynn Sandoval, Mandi Lynn (Robert) Lucas of California; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday 12/15 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

FREDERICK M. OKAHARA

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FREDERICK M. OKAHARA Age 79, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away November 30, 2012 in Aiea. Born March 26, 1933 in Ewa, Hawaii. Frederick was the co-proprietor of Oka’s Auto Body. He was a member of the Leeward Trollers. He is survived by wife, Joyce C. Okahara; son, Flint Okahara; daughters, Fern (Dale) Sugita, Jaymie (Alvin) Niki; brothers, James Okahara, Henry Okahara, Eddie (Marlene) Okahara; sister-in-law, Carol Okahara; grandchildren, Melissa Sugita, Dylan Niki. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Monday (December 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

PAUL MENDEZ TROCHE JR.”POPS”

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PAUL MENDEZ TROCHE, JR. Age 81, formerly of Waianae, passed away November 10, 2012 in Kapolei. Born July 2, 1931 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A retired heavy equipment operator at Hickam Air Force Base. Known by many as “Pops”, he loved his family to the end. He was preceded in death by his mother, Anita Israel; step-father, Antonio Israel; father, Paul Santiago Troche; brothers, Albert, Youngki; sisters, Tiny, Victoria and Gloria. He is survived by wife, Charlotte Troche; daughters, Linda (Robert) Dougan of FL, Paula M. Troche, Noreen K. Troche; grandchildren; Tammy Martin, Sharmain Brantley, Robbie Dougan, Summer Gerdes, Tiffany Duran; great-grandchildren, Daniel, Kelsey, Kyler, Georgie, Teah; great-great-grandchildren, Shaedan and Danali; step-mother, Lydia Troche of CA; brothers, Herman (Michie) Troche, Alan (Rita) Troche of CA, Louis (Hazel) Troche of Big Island, Kenneth (Barbara) Troche of CA; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Saturday (December 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Committal Service 11:30 a.m. Monday (December 17) at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.

CHARLES JOSEPH (CHUCK) STALEY

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CHARLES JOSEPH (CHUCK) STALEY
Charles Joseph (Chuck) Staley passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family October 13, 2012, at age 92. He will be laid to rest at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe on December 24, 2012 at 10:00am and the family welcomes you to join. A Celebration of Life will be held at noon in Kailua. Please RSVP to the noon celebration by emailing celebratelife 1111@gmail.com and more details will be forthcoming.


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