Archive for January 18th, 2013

Mary Alber Alokoa

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Jan. 12, 2013
Mary Alber Alokoa, 45, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kosrae, Micronesia. She is survived by husband Alber; son Livingston; daughter Angily Abraham; mother Melisa Sigrah; brothers Jack, Robert, Bob, John, Kun, Raymond and Fred Sigrah; sisters Edwina Abraham, Lurlyn Jerry and Wanda Sigrah; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Kosrae Kona Congregational Church, Kailua-Kona. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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ISABELO MARQUEZ CADIENTE

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ISABELO MARQUEZ CADIENTE Age 87, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away December 22, 2012 in Honolulu. Born June 8, 1925 in Barangay 39, Bacarra Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Laborers Union Local #368. He is survived by wife, Emilia G. Cadiente; daughters, Tereza “Tessie” (Gerry) Duque, Nellie (Ruben) Francia, Lolita (Antonio) Perlawan, Elsa (Ruben) Fontanilla; 8 grand- children. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (January 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday (January 24) at St. Philomena Catholic Church; (3300 Ala Laulani Pl., Salt Lake) Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Amador Calderon Casupang

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Jan. 7, 2013
Amador Calderon Casupang, 76, of Honolulu, a personnel officer and an Air Force veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Agnes A.; sons Michael P.A. and Christopher A.A.; daughters Mary C. Reed, Catherine F.C. Prentice and Mercelle C. Hanna; brothers Ramon and Victor; sister Luisa DeGuzman; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 26 at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Eduardo Estabillo Feliciano

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Jan. 10, 2013
Eduardo Estabillo Feliciano, 72, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a farmer, died. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cornelia, sons Alan and Isaganie, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Holualoa. Mass: 6 p.m.

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Daphne A. Fernandez

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Jan. 11, 2013
Daphne A. Fernandez, 56, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by husband Chico, daughter Pearla, eight brothers and two sisters. Private services.

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EVA “COCO” COLLEEN HANSON

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EVA COCO COLLEEN HANSON
48 of Kaneohe passed away January 12, 2013 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. Born in Honolulu. She was the Quality Control Personnel for Vision Safe. She is survived by fiancée, Selwyn “Terry” Balmilero, sisters Denise (Steve) Scharl, Sharon (Johnny) Quia, and brother William “Bill” Hanson, cousin Brian Duerden, 6 nieces, 8 grand nephews, 6 grand nieces, and Aunty’s, Uncle’s and cousins in England. Visitation 5 pm to 6 pm, service at 6 pm, Friday, January 25, 2013 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Aloha attire. “Flying with Angels”

EVA “COCO” COLLEEN HANSON

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EVA COCO COLLEEN HANSON 48 of Kaneohe passed away January 12, 2013 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. Born in Honolulu. She was the Quality Control Personnel for Vision Safe. She is survived by fiancée, Selwyn “Terry” Balmilero, sisters Denise (Steve) Scharl, Sharon (Johnny) Quia, and brother William “Bill” Hanson, cousin Brian Duerden, 6 nieces, 8 grand nephews, 6 grand nieces, and Aunty’s, Uncle’s and cousins in England. Visitation 5 pm to 6 pm, service at 6 pm, Friday, January 25, 2013 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Aloha attire. “Flying with Angels”

Yoshiharu Hirashima

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Dec. 16, 2012
Yoshiharu Hirashima, 78, of Honolulu, an Xpress Trucking Inc. general manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Martha M.; sons Y. Bart, M. Tobin and K. Sayle; daughter Vanessa M. Huff; brother Craig; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

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Anna Hochuli

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Dec. 20, 2012
Anna Hochuli, 98, of Hale Puuhonua residential care home, Paradise Park, Hawaii, died. She was born in Canada. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Harold Yoshiharu Iijima

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Dec. 30, 2012
Harold Yoshiharu “Shorty” Iijima, 97, of Kaneohe, a retired self-employed general contractor, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Kay N., sons Wayne M. and Craig I., daughter Lynn K. Goya, brothers Iwao and Donald, sisters Chiyoko Masaki and Rose Miyasaki, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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KAME IKEMURA

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Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary KAME IKEMURA 80, of Honolulu died December 28, 2012 at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina, Maui and was a retired baker and the “Coco Puff” inventor at Liliha Bakery. He is survived by his twin brother Tsuru; nephews Raymond, Ronald and Dennis Mayehara; nieces Deanna Tenma, Donna Mayehara, Marsha Kaitoku, Sharleen Hiraoka and Carole Kuwazaki; 5 grandnieces, 2 grand- nephews, 3 great-grandnieces and 5 great-grandnephews. A private service was held.

Dennis Shau Pien Ing

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Dec. 19, 2012
Dennis Shau Pien Ing, 61, of Honolulu, a retired city telecommunications engineer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Andrew, mother Patricia and a grandchild. Private services.

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Miles Kenneth McElrath Jr.

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Oct. 29, 2012
Miles Kenneth McElrath Jr., 85, of Kaneohe, a retired professor of East Asian language and literature at Ohio State University and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Connecticut. He is survived by hanai son Tony Alcosiba and sister Nancy Riddle. Private services.

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Donald Akio Kameda

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Jan. 2, 2013
Donald Akio Kameda, 92, of Honolulu, retired owner of House of Monkeypod and an Army veteran who served on the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tsuyuko, daughters Diane Sasaki and Patricia Yamamoto, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hanayo Kawamura

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Nov. 18, 2012
Hanayo Kawamura, 89, of Kilauea, Kauai, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Kiyoshi, son Steven, daughter Sharon Paik, brother Yukitoshi Inouye, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Thomas Kawaihau Kelekolio

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Jan. 6, 2013
Thomas Kawaihau Kelekolio, 78, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator, fisherman, coffee farmer and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Honaunau. He is survived by wife Fay; son Kahekili; daughters Juliana Kelekolio, Angel Jacobsen-Kelekolio and Jackie Au; brother Gabriel; sister Virginia Hoomana; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Jan. 25 at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Additional visitation 8 a.m. at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Thomas Tim Sung Leong

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Dec. 30, 2012
Thomas Tim Sung Leong, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Sears group merchant manager and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Keona, companion Clara Yamamoto and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lauren Levin

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Dec. 23, 2012
Lauren Levin, 63, of Waimanalo, an artist and art therapist for children, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Whitinsville, Mass. She is survived by mother Ida R., brother Martin H. and sister Jacqui Plummer. Services pending.

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Pedro Merez

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Jan. 10, 2013
Pedro “Pete” Merez, 86, of Waialua, owner of Pete’s Appliance Repair Shop and an Army veteran, died in Waialua. He was born in Baguio City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Christa; sons Recardo “Rick,” Gino and Timothy; daughter Susan Cook; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Yasuko Miyashiro

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Dec. 5, 2012
Helen Yasuko Miyashiro, 96, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Mildred Arakaki, Elaine Choi and Flora Acohido; brother Michael Serikaku; sisters Betsy Tsuhako, Dorothy Shiroma, Toyoko Nagamine and Lynn Tamashiro; caregivers Leticia Dagulo, Antonia Josue and Marylin Paguirigan; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Lillian C. Moritomo

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Nov. 18, 2012
Lillian C. Moritomo, 100, of Kaneohe, a retired dietitian aide, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Robert and Larry, daughter Miriam Radke, seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Isabella Maxwell Horwath Mustard

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Dec. 23, 2012
Isabella Maxwell Horwath Mustard, 91, of Fortine, Mont., and Kailua-Kona, a retired county clerk for the Lincoln County Fortine School District, Galen State Sanitarium aide and Tobacco Valley News columnist, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Anaconda, Mont. She is survived by daughter Laura Mallery-Sayre and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at Kona Outdoor Circle, 76-6280 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Masaichi Nakama

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Dec. 28, 2012
Masaichi “Masa” Nakama, 76, of Kailua, a retired electrical maintenance foreman at Kuakini Medical Center, self-employed yardman and a high school physical education instructor on Okinawa, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born on Okinawa. He is survived by wife Toyo, sons Calvin and Ryan, daughter Raenette Pang and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John Ewing Noll

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Jan. 7, 2013
John Ewing Noll, 90, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Navy veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, and a retired Sears visual merchandising manager, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, Hilo. He was born in West Virginia. He is survived by sons John Jr. and Doug, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Eleanor Teruyo Okayama

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Dec. 27, 2012
Eleanor Teruyo Okayama, 82, of Kailua, a retired self-employed ceramist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Judd and sister Elaine Fukuoka. Private services.

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Dolores Omoto

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Dec. 17, 2012
Dolores Omoto, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons David and Peter, sister Rose Oleck and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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CANDIDA HIPOLITO PASCUA

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CANDIDA HIPOLITO PASCUA Age 66, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away January 3, 2013, of Aiea. Born February 2, 1946 in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Candida was formerly employeed by Pioneer Hi-Bred. She is survived by husband, Teofilo Pascua; sons, Virgilio (Gina) Hipolito, Adonis (Marina) Hipolito, Jerry (Chuyen) Pascua; daughters, Nuemi (Basilio) Navarro, Marissa Galvadores; sisters, Asuncion Nicolas, Herminia (Estevan) Malvar; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (January 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 7:00 p.m.

Douglas Kaipo Anthony Ramirez-Garcia

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Dec. 19, 2012
Douglas Kaipo Anthony “Doug” Ramirez-Garcia, 22, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by parents Douglas Garcia and Rowena Sakamoto; brothers Raymond Sarabano-Garcia and Jaren Sakamoto; sisters Geri-Lyn Ramirez Garcia, Divina and Raechel Garcia, Nicole Ramirez and Aliyah Sakamoto; and grandmothers Lita Garcia and Tessie Ramirez. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m.

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Gloria Lea Kaiser Roper

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Jan. 15, 2013
Gloria Lea Kaiser Roper, 72, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by husband Richard, daughter Kristina A., stepmother Joan Kaiser, brothers Nicholas and John Kaiser, and sisters Kathryn Coleman and Annie Kaiser. Private services.

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Jane Kimie Shiira

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Jan. 8, 2013
Jane Kimie Shiira, 67, of Pearl City, a retired state Department of Education educational assistant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by husband Ronald S., son Brandon S., daughter Lisa R.R., brother Dennis S. Hokama and sister Aimee S. Hokama. Private services.

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