Archive for January 18th, 2013

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”

Shao Ling Zheng

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Jan. 11, 2013
Shao Ling Zheng, 90, of Honolulu died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by sons Bo Hang and Bo Hor, daughter Yin Man Cheng, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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David Kui Kong Young

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Dec. 29, 2012
David Kui Kong Young, 96, of Honolulu, a retired professional boxer and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Henrietta; sons David, Charles, Bruce, Albert and Francis Young, and William Taylor; daughter Mona Hamlin; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ida Kanani Kahaa Vaihola

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Nov. 22, 2012
Ida Kanani Kahaa “Shorty” Vaihola, 73, of Honolulu, a retired state maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughter Gena L. Jackson, brother Edward K. Hookaika, two grandchildren and a grat-grandchild. Services pending.

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Dean Anthony Tyndzik

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Jan. 12, 2012
Dean Anthony Tyndzik, 60, of Honolulu, a contractor and developer, and a Navy retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario. He is survived by brother Vaughn. Private services.

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Toshiko Tsujiuchi

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Jan. 3, 2013
Toshiko Tsujiuchi, 86, of Honolulu, former owner of Hifumi Restaurant, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Katsuro, daughter Judy Suyama, brother Takashi Ogasawara and sisters Rei and Michiko Ogasawara. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Kuniso Tanaka

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Nov. 20, 2012
Kuniso Tanaka, 92, of Mililani, a retired Navy Public Works Center laborer and an Army heavy machine-gunner, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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William Reed Smith

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Jan. 7, 2013
William Reed Smith, 62, of Pearl City, a teacher, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Kentucky. He is survived by sister Susan. Services pending. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edmund Simeona

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Dec. 28, 2012
Edmund Simeona, 72, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Randall, Earl and Robert; and sisters Martha Takata and Viola K. Okamura. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Lawrence Masaichi Shobu

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Dec. 29, 2012
Lawrence Masaichi Shobu, 84, of Honolulu, a grocery salesman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Ruby M. and daughter Adele E. Kiyota. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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