Archive for January 11th, 2013

Chiyoko Akasaki

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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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James R. Bunker

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Jan. 6, 2013
James R. “Dick” Bunker, 87, of Honolulu, a retired executive director for the American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific, died. He was born in Texas. He is survived by nephew Frank and nieces Diane Bunker and Beth Williams. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society, Hope Lodge Hawaii, 2370 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Edith Tom Ching

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Jan. 5, 2013
Edith Tom Ching, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Al Ching Ltd. controller, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alan and Alfred Jr., daughter Carolyn A. Arakawa, brothers Hansel and Ernest Tom, sister Rose Tyau, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Patricia Janssen Clark

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Jan. 6, 2013
Patricia Janssen “Pat” Clark, 86, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua House. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ralph “Peter” Jr., Frederick E. “Fritz,” Christopher W. “Chris” and David D.; and two grandchildren. Services pending. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society. Online condlences: hawaiifuneralservices.com

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Robert Stephen Cronburg

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Jan. 5, 2012
Robert Stephen “Bob” Cronburg, 64, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Morristown, N.J. He is survived by son Jason and former wife Samantha Souze. No services.

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Dorothea Virginia Cullen

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Dec. 30, 2012
Dorothea Virginia Cullen, 95, of Hilo, a retired bookkeeper, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Missouri. She is survived by son William F. “Bill,” daughter Geraldine Hanson and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. No services.

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Pauline R. Dunton

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Jan. 2, 2013
Pauline R. Dunton, 89, of Waianae, a retired caterer, died in Waianae. She was born in New Hampshire. She is survived by sons Robert W. and Richard G. Curran, daughter Pamela L. Rice, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. Inurnment in New Hampshire.

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Ethel Sadako Fukuda

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Jan. 5, 2013
Ethel Sadako Fukuda, 95, of Aiea, a retired Moiliili Store salesclerk, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael K. and Jon T., and sister Doris Clark. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Moiliili Japanese Cemetery Beautification Fund, Laura Ruby care of Hosoi Garden Mortuary, 30 N. Kukui St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Hajime Hagio

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Jan. 8, 2013
Hajime Hagio, 95, of Volcano, Hawaii, proprietor of H. Hagio Farm, died at home. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kiyomi, son Hiram, daughters Sharon Hagio and Ruby Soares, sister Hanae Nishimoto, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edward Hiroshi Higa

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Dec. 28, 2012
Edward Hiroshi Higa, 67, of Kapolei, an Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Carlene H. Yamaguchi. Private services.

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Merry Cris Ho

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Dec. 30, 2012
Merry Cris Ho, 57, of Honolulu, a research associate at the University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eldred Kagawa, daughter Aurora Kagawa, parents Alexander Y.S. and Barbara S.K., and sisters Alison Ledward, Cora Wong and Carmen Saito. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Nuuanu. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Theodore Kaawalauole Imbleau

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Dec. 20, 2012
Theodore Kaawalauole Imbleau, 73, of Kailua, a retired quality assurance employee at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Letitia C., sons Louis and Theodore II, daughter Laurie Christensen, brother Glenn Kaawalauole, sisters Norene Gerstner and Martha Ushjima, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 18 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Services: 10:45 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Valerie C. Jette

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Dec. 27, 2012
Valerie C. Jette, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency sales representative, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by daughter Sharlene C.A.Y. Paclib, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 18 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes.

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John V. Cardoza Jr.

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Jan. 2, 2013
John V. Cardoza Jr., also known as “Braddah” and “Hunter,” 73, of Ookala Hawaii, a retired construction road crewman for Hamakua Sugar Plantation, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Ookala. He is survived by wife Maria C.; sons John V. III, Anthony C., Brada J., Jacob V. and Hershal C.; daughters Vivian Monica Mace and Blanche S. Revilla; stepdaughters Jenifer Agpaoa and Jessica Roque; sisters Irene Gamache and Elizabeth S. Holt; 29 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Papaaloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Shahira Khalil

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Dec. 30, 2012
Shahira Khalil, 76, of Pearl City died in Hawaii. She was born in Fiji. She is survived by husband Mohammed Khan, four sons, a daughter, three brothers, three sisters, 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Carol Kazuko Knight

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Jan. 6, 2013
Carol Kazuko Knight, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Flamingo Kapiolani waitress, died. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by son Timothy M., sister Iris Yoshida and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bethany Assembly of God, Aiea. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Kewalo Basin. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hiroshi Kondo

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Dec. 20, 2012
Hiroshi Kondo, 91, of Honolulu, a retired electrician for American Electric and Wasa Electric, and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet H.; sons Brian H., Dwight H. and Arnold H.; daughter Valerie H. Angelo; sister Toshiko Tamura; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Herbert Yun Choy Lee

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Dec. 22, 2012
Herbert Yun Choy “Herb” Lee, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Army master sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gabriel; daughters Debra Houck, Patiey Tompkins, and Grace and Barbara Lee; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dino Kalaiokalani Hanawahine Louis

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Dec. 2, 2012
Dino Kalaiokalani Hanawahine Louis, 42, of Waianae died in Cleveland. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Daniel K., daughter Makayla H. Stephens, parents Earl C. Louis and Shirley P. Hanawahine, and brothers Desmond K. and Damon K. Scattering of ashes in Makaha at a later date.

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Ella Kim Tong Lum

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Dec. 25, 2012
Ella Kim Tong Lum, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Henry and Harry, brothers Bill and Thomas, and sisters Dora Kaikainahaole and Mildred Lau. Private services.

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Myra Catalan Mahiai

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Dec. 27, 2012
Myra Catalan Mahiai, 40, of Kapolei, a Longs Drugs employee at Moiliili and Waipahu, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clement Jr., son Daniel Kekahuna, father Numeriano Catalan Sr., brother Numeriano Catalan Jr., sister Anna Lisa Dupont and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Kwong Mak

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Dec. 31, 2012
Kwong Mak, 93, of Honolulu, a shoemaker, died at home. He was born in Hok Shan, China. He is survived by son Raymond; daughters Vickie, Linda and Helen Mak, and Fanny Hung and Michelle Nitta; and three grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Henry Aguda Manayan

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Dec. 15, 2012
Dr. Henry Aguda Manayan, 86, of Honolulu, a retired physician and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lorraine C.; sons Henry A. Jr., Rick C., Dr. Conrad C. and Dr. Rex C.; daughter Loren C. Pulice; brother Fred A.; sisters Dr. Cora A. Manayan, Belen A. Rumbaoa and Lorna A. Mesina; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

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Archie Shinji Moromisato

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Dec. 11, 2012
Archie Shinji Moromisato, 80, of Honolulu, a retired H&W Foods sales representative and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Martha Aoyagi, Kay Nobori, Lily Sugahara, Joy Arakaki and Gayle Hirai. Private services.

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YOSHIO NAKAMURA

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YOSHIO NAKAMURA Age 87, of Waipahu, HI, passed away December 8, 2012 in Honolulu. Born June 21, 1925 in Waipahu, HI. Retired from Oahu Sugar Company; Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He is survived by brothers, Tami (Janice) Nakamura, Kiyoshi (Lety) Nakamura; sisters, Cora (Joichi) Okano, Judy (Donald) Yoshimoto, Jinx (Andrew) Shimao, Maxine (Herman) Tadena, Joan (Robert) Iwamoto, Sharon (Melvyn) Kaneyuki of Torrance, CA, Sueko Nakamura; 18 nieces and nephews; caregivers, Wilfred and Deborah Deuz. Private Services were held.

Felicitas C. Nono

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Jan. 6, 2013
Felicitas C. Nono, 100, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Ernesto and Elpidio, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 18 at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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George Masayoshi Obata

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Jan. 5, 2013
George Masayoshi Obata, 81, of Kaneohe, owner of Aloha Poi Bowl and Spanky’s, and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy A.; son Blake; daughters Arlene Kim, Dale Nakata and Jan Lim; brothers Harry, Richard and Walter; sisters Myrtle Nishii and Shirley Lee; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Helene Yaeko Okino

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Oct. 19, 2012
Helene Yaeko Okino, 100, of Honolulu, a Mother Rice Preschool teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary, daughters Gail Larm and Merle O.Neill, sisters Florence K. Imai and Gladys K. Harada, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alexander Abraham Ollero

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Dec. 15, 2012
Alexander Abraham Ollero, 53, of Nanakuli died. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by brothers Roland and Raymond, and sister Melody. Scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Jan. 19 at Ulehawa Beach Park, Nanakuli.

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Doris Chiyono Omiya

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Jan. 9, 2013
Doris Chiyono Omiya, 87, of Aiea, a retired registered nurse at Dole Pineapple Cannery, died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by husband Takashi “Henry,” son Stephen, daughter Carolyn Fukuda, sisters Yachie “Ellen” Muramoto and Terumi “Gladys” Shijo, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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