Archive for January, 2013

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

CAROL WAI SUE SETO Carol Wai Sue Seto died peacefully on January 18, 2013, at home surrounded by her family. She was born in Honolulu on Christmas Day, 1933, to Alice and Hung Yu Ching and was raised in Makiki and Kaimuki with her sister and brother. Carol was in the first graduating class of University High School, and received her recreational therapy degree from the University of Hawaii. She moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where her new husband, Dudley, started medical school. Carol was the first recreational therapist hired by the University of Michigan’s Department of Psychiatry and created its first recreational therapy program. She set aside her career to become a supportive wife, nurturing mother, and community volunteer. Her children and grandchildren were her life’s work and joy. Carol gave her gift of friendship to everyone she met during her full life. And she will be remembered for her selfless generosity, kindness to others, devotion to family and friends, and effervescent sense of humor. Besides her beloved Dudley, and siblings Eric (Laura) Ching and Loretta Abe, she leaves behind her children: Cindy (Jay) Hartwell, Keith (Debbie) Seto, Cheryl Seto, and Cathy (Reid) Silva; grandchildren Chloe and Thomas Hartwell; Hannah Silva; Sarah, Stephanie, and Matthew Seto; brothers and sisters-in-law, cousins, nephews and nieces. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m., this Friday, January 25, at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Private burial. Her family respectfully suggests Aloha Attire and in lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations in Carol’s name may be made to: Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation (HCCF) (808) 528-5161 1814 Liliha Street Honolulu, HI 96817 http://hccf.org/help-hccf/donation/

MARIA KELI’IONOWELO HALL JOHNSON AKA (PENNY)

Posted On January 4th, 2013 -

MARIA KELI’IONOWELO HALL JOHNSON AKA (PENNY)
Maria passed away peacefully at home in Kaneohe on December 18, 2012, at the young age of 75. Her love for family-rooted in God will be forever in our hearts. She was born in Aiea. She was an alumnus of Roosevelt H.S. She was a supervisor at Hawaiian Telephone Co, where she worked for 40 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, I. Walfrid Johnson, also her Mom and Dad and four brothers. She is survived by her daughters Sylvia R. Makainai (Jesse), Segrid M.K. Johnson-Hatten; grandchildren Mailani (Cody), SyRina (Chris), Jesse III (Mehana), Solomon, Sarah, Aaleeyah and Maria; 7 great- grandchildren; sisters, Poliala Hall Katschman, Edwina Hall Maijala; brothers, Charles Hall, Fredrick Hall; Family viewing 10:00 a.m. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Service 11:30 a.m. (1/8) at St. Ann Church; Burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Erica F. Abang

Posted On January 7th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2012
Erica F. Abang, 32, of Ewa, a former employee at Safeway Kapahulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Alika Atai; son Kyle; daughter Ryah; parents Richard and Darlene; brothers Rudy Sagon, and Richard and Rayno Abang; and sisters Nanette Tierra, Janine Quisano, Darilyn and Darla Abang, and Faith Perez. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JULIANA RAMOS ABAR

Posted On January 22nd, 2013 -

JULIANA RAMOS ABAR Age 96, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away December 19, 2012 in Aiea. Born January 26, 1916 in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters, Minerva (Inocencio) Asanion, Erlinda (Guillermo) Ragudos, Norma Jean (Benito) Mejia, Lilian (Edgar) Pascual; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grand- children; brother, Domingo (Pelagia) Ramos. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (January 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (January 28) at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church; (94-1266 Lumikula St., Waipio) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Juliana Ramos Abar

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2012
Juliana Ramos Abar, 96, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Minerva Asanion, Erlinda Radugos, Norma Jean Mejia and Lilian Pascual; brother Domingo Ramos; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1266 Lumikula St., Waipio. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Haruko Abe

Posted On January 3rd, 2013 -

Dec. 26, 2012
Haruko Abe, 95, of Kaneohe, formerly of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Clyde T., brother Shigeo Murakami, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Jared Isamu Abo

Posted On January 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 21, 2012
Jared Isamu Abo, 65, of Aiea, a retired Ala Moana Hotel steward, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Sharie Koeppel and Sheila Krugh, and brother Terry. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaneohe Missionary Baptist Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JOSEPH “JOE” ACOHIDO

Posted On January 7th, 2013 -

JOSEPH JOE ACOHIDO Age 74, of Aiea, HI, passed away November 30, 2012 in Honolulu. Born June 19, 1938 in Wahiawa, HI. President and owner of City Properties Inc.; member of Selohssa Golf Club. He is survived by spouse, Flora “Flo” Acohido; son, Vincent (Laurie) Acohido; daughter, Lisa (Jon) Fujiwara; 3 grandchildren; brothers, Ben (Anita) Acohido, Donald (Chris) Acohido, Ernest (Rose) Acohido; sisters, Carmela Lim, Celina (Malcolm) Lynch. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (January 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Joseph Acohido

Posted On January 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2012
Joseph “Joe” Acohido, 74, of Aiea, president and owner of City Properties Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Flora “Flo”; son Vincent; daughter Lisa Fujiwara; brothers Ben, Donald and Ernest; sisters Carmela Lim and Celina Lynch; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Eric Lloyd Adams

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

ERIC LLOYD ADAMS
Age 83, of Kailua, passed away January 8, 2013 at home. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a retired welder with Hawaiian Dredging. He is survived by wife Charlotte ‘Lottie” Adams; sons Eric Jr. (Gloria), Russell, and Randall; daughter Lorri (William) Boyd; sisters Mercedes Correa (deceased) and Sybil Chun; eight nieces and nephews; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services at 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Private scattering of ashes at a later date.

Eric Floyd Adams

Posted On January 25th, 2013 -

Jan. 8, 2013
Eric Lloyd Adams, 83, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. welder, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlotte “Lottie”; sons Eric Jr., Russell and Randall; daughter Lorri Boyd; sister Sybil Chun; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Eric Lloyd Adams

Posted On January 26th, 2013 -

Jan. 8, 2013
Eric Lloyd Adams, 83, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. welder, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlotte “Lottie”; sons Eric Jr., Russell and Randall; daughter Lorri Boyd; sister Sybil Chun; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Dorothea Leimaiole Aganos

Posted On January 13th, 2013 -

Dec. 29, 2012
Dorothea Leimaiole Aganos, 66, of Wailuku, a retired Department of Education teacher at Kihei and Waihee elementary schools, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kawika, brothers Leslie and Colin A. Dunn, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at BallardFamily Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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ESTANISLAO MACNI AGONIAS

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

ESTANISLAO MACNI AGONIAS Age 96, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away December 7, 2012 in Honolulu. Born May 14, 1916 in Barangay #22, Sarrat Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Hawaiian Green House Nursery in Hilo. He is survived by daughters, Elenor (Ambrosio) Malvar, Jovie (Ruben) Ganitano, Cristina Ancheta; sons, Benjamin (Alma) Agonias, Hector (Rosalina) Agonias, Leonardo (Aida) Agonias, Edgar Agonias, Sr.; 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grand- children; 1 great-great-grand- son. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (January 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (January 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Program 10 a.m. Prayer Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Estanislao Macni Agonias

Posted On January 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2012
Estanislao Macni Agonias, 96, of Kapolei, a retired Hawaiian Green House Nursery employee in Hilo, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Benjamin, Hector, Leonardo and Edgar Sr.; daughters Elenor Malvar, Jovie Ganitano and Cristina Ancheta; 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leonora Benigno Agpalza

Posted On January 1st, 2013 -

Dec. 5, 2012
Leonora Benigno Agpalza, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Felix, Isabelo, Adelardo and Melanio; daughter Alde Agustin; brother Fred Benigno; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Estrella Pascual Agustin

Posted On January 22nd, 2013 -

Jan. 7, 2013
Estrella Pascual Agustin, 87, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Angel Agustin and Miguel Pascual, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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WaiYiuMa

Posted On January 6th, 2013 -

Dec. 18, 2012
Wai Yiu Ma, 77, of Honolulu, a restaurant owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Ching K.; sons Alex, George, Frank, Milton and Scott; daughtersSusanna, Aileen, Pancy and Judy; sisters JanNg and Pul Yiu Ko; and seven grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at BorthwickMortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at HawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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SEIKO AKAMINE

Posted On January 6th, 2013 -

SEIKO AKAMINE Age 98, of Pearl City, HI, passed away November 17, 2012 in Ewa Beach. Born March 13, 1914 in Puunene, Maui, Hawaii. Retired after 32 years as an outside machinest with the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop #38. He is survived by spouse, Kazue Akamine; sons, Roy (Amy) Akamine, Ray (Karen) Akamine, Wallace (Donna) Akamine; daughter, Joyce (David) Shimabukuro; brothers, Dr. Edwin Akamine, Lawrence Akamine, Dr. Jack Akamine; sisters, Natsuko Matsuda, Harriet Hatfield; 8 grand- children; 3 great-grandchildren. Private Services held.

Seiko Akamine

Posted On January 10th, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2012
Seiko Akamine, 98, of Pearl City, a retired outside machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 38, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Kazue; sons Roy, Ray and Wallace; daughter Joyce Shimabukuro; brothers Dr. Edwin, Lawrence and Dr. Jack; sisters Natsuko Matsuda and Harriet Hatfield; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Amy Emiko Akamine

Posted On January 27th, 2013 -

NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY AMY EMIKO AKAMINE Age 79, of Honolulu passed away on January 10, 2013. Born and raised in Waipahu, she was a retired credit union manager, bookkeeper and a member of Waipahu Soto Zen Temple Taiyoji, Waipahu Taiyoji Fujinkai and Oroku Doshi Kai. Predeceased by husband Richard, she is survived by sons Russell Akamine and Ryan (Shirley) Akamine; daughters Stephanie (Jon) Yamaguchi and Shawn (Lance) Tanaka; grandchildren Ian, Joshua and Hunter Akamine & Paige and Elysse Tanaka; brother Keikichi Kurashima; sisters Betsy (Masao) Zakahi and Rachel Kurashima; sisters- in-law Shizuko Kurashima and Mary Kurashima; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation 10 a.m. on Saturday (Feb. 9) at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, service 10:30 a.m., private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frances F. Akana

Posted On January 8th, 2013 -

Jan. 2, 2013
Frances F. Akana, 78, of Honolulu, a Waialae Bowling Alley control desk operator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kainoa “Skippy,” brothers Frederick and Cedrik Robello, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Chiyoko Akasaki

Posted On January 5th, 2013 -

Dec. 15, 2012
Chiyoko Akasaki, 87, of Mililani died. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jerome and Clayton, brother Takeo Nakama, sister Doris Horikawa, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Chiyoko Akasaki

Posted On January 11th, 2013 -

Dec. 15, 2012
Chiyoko Akasaki, 87, of Paauilo, Hawaii, formerly of Mililani, a retired nurse, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jerome and Clayton, brother Takeo Nakama, sister Doris Horikawa, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clara Matsumi Akimoto

Posted On January 4th, 2013 -

Jan. 1, 2013
Clara Matsumi Akimoto, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Richard T., daughter Harriet M. Kamei, sisters Elsie Hironaka and Doris Ige, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Beverly Alohalani Kawaa Ako

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 17, 2013
Beverly Alohalani Kawaa Ako, 61, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Max and Matthew Ako III, John Kawaa and Christopher, Chanandoah and Cheyenne Brester; daughters Abalette and Avon Ako, and Ariel Brester; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Jesus the Bread of Life Church, Nanakuli.

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Epigenia Torcuato Alconcel

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 18, 2013
Epigenia Torcuato Alconcel, 91, of Honolulu died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Orlando, Dario, Rodel and Zaldy; daughters Virginia Rafanan, Angelita Castaneda, Bernanda Tabangcura, Gracia Grasparil, Marilyn Locquiao and Ederlina Domingo; brother Irineo Torcuato; sister Petra; 30 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Burial in the Philippines at a later date.

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Gwendolyn J. Alconcel

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 15, 2013
Gwendolyn J. Alconcel, 61, of Kahului, a homemaker, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Kaleo; daughterMomi; hanai son Edward Soto; brothers Robert, Rusty and Jerome Radona; sistersFrances Radona and Stephanie Fukuoka; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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ALVARO ALEJANDRO

Posted On January 26th, 2013 -

ALVARO ALEJANDRO Age 99, of Waipahu, HI, passed away December 23, 2012 in Waipahu. Born February 16, 1913 in Laoag City, Philippines. Retired chef. He is survived by wife, Sabina “Binang” C. Alejandro; daughters, Aniceta “Annie” (Renato) Tamayo, Helen (Severiano Jr.) Raquipiso, Maria Corazon (Nony) Tamayo; son, Romulo C. (Violeta) Alejandro; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday (Feb. 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 2) 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 Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Alvaro Alejandro

Posted On January 28th, 2013 -

Dec. 23, 2012
Alvaro Alejandro, 99, of Waipahu, a retired chef, died in Waipahu. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Sabina C. “Binang”; son Romulo C.; daughters Aniceta “Annie” and Maria C. Tamayo, and Helen Raquipiso; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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