Archive for February 11th, 2013

Stanley Takayuki Ajimura

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STANLEY TAKAYUKI AJIMURA 82, of Mililani, passed away on January 30, 2013 at the St. Francis Hospice West. He was a retired realtor and was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Edna; sons, Scott (Tammie), Todd; daughter, Wendy (Vincent) Chong; brother, Thomas (Jeannie); sisters, Dorothy Hirata and Ruth Umemoto; grandchildren, Landon, Lauren, Austin, Ariel, Michael, Brandee (James Webb), Briceson; great grandchildren, Eleese, Samantha. Visitation 1 p.m. Monday, February 18, 2013 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Service at 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Melchora V. Aldanese

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Jan. 26, 2013
Melchora V. Aldanese, 82, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Lapog, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Rose M. Hipolito and Ruth M. Soliven, sisters Lapaz Peneyra and Revelina Pablo, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Thursday at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St. Services:9 a.m. Committal services:11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome.

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MELCHORA V. ALDANESE

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MELCHORA V. ALDANESE Age 82, of Honolulu, passed away January 26, 2013 in Honolulu. Born January 6, 1931 in Lapog, Ilocos Sur, P.I. A member of San Juan (Lapog) Association of Hawaii. She is survived by daughters, Rose Marilyn Hipolito, Ruth Marie Soliven; sisters, Lapaz Peneyra, Revelina Pablo; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children. Visitation 8:00 a.m. Thursday 2/14 at St. Peter & Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St., Service 9:00 a.m. Committal Service 11:00 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers Welcome.

Margaret Yukie Altona

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Jan. 25, 2013
Margaret Yukie Altona, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki banquet waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne, daughter Cindy Sakamoto, brother Philip Nakasato, sister Mildred Chang, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Virginia Bagay Basilio

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Jan. 12, 2013
Virginia Bagay Basilio, 86, of Waialua died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Dave A., Virgilio L. and Wayne R.; daughters Joyce B. Agasalda, Cecilia B. Andres and Carol J.B. Pactol; sister Iluminada “Rose”Foster; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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ROSITA GAYACAO BRILLANTE

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ROSITA GAYACAO BRILLANTE Age 90, of Long Beach, CA, passed away January 31, 2013 in California. Born November 13, 1922 in Guadalupe, Makati, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Francisco (Deling) Brillante, Rogelio (Elena) Brillante, Policarpio Brillante, Jr. of CA, Danilo (Dee) Brillante of CA, Rolando (Marcia) Brillante of CA; daughters, Carmencita Nebreja of Philippines, Lolita Brillante of CA, Marylou Sacayle of CA; 14 grand- children; 10 great-grand- children; brothers, Julio Gayacao of Philippines, Vicente Gayacao of Philippines. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 13) at St. Peter & Paul Church (59-810 Kamehameha Hwy., Haleiwa); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Margaret Kaahanui Ching

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Jan. 13, 2013
Margaret Kaahanui Ching, 89, of Kaneohe, a federal government worker for the Hickam Air Force Base Dependents Lounge, as well as an employee of the U.S. Postal Service and a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard retiree, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William E. and Milton E., daughters Janet L. Kahoopii and Janice L. Ching, brothers Samuel and Charles Kaahanui, sister Josie Santos, 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life:10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary, east chapel. Services:11:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Kiyoko Doi

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Jan. 29, 2013
Kiyoko Doi, 100, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a pineapple cannery warehouse worker, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by sons Warren and Stanley, daughter Jean Nishimura, sisters Sueko Hamada and Eleanore Teraoka, 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. No flowers.

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Marie Eleanor Brite Foster

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Feb. 6, 2013
Marie Eleanor Brite Foster, 91, of Kaimuki, a retired human resources manager and an assistant vice president for the former First Federal Savings andLoan, died in Mountain View, Hawaii. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Colleen Foster, Sharon Testo and Elizabeth Palmer; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life:2 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park Chapel.

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Carl Hideo Harada

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Jan. 20, 2013
Carl Hideo Harada, 63, of Denver, an Oppenheimer Funds compliance analyst, Brown Brothers Harriman employee and an Air National Guard veteran, died in Denver. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol, son Ross, brother Ernest and sisters Jean Matsueda and Dr. Ruth Harada. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Joseph Charles Hooper

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Feb. 6, 2013
Joseph Charles “Joe”Hooper, 82, of Honalo, Hawaii, a former mechanic for Mitamura Service Station and Tanaka’s Chevron and a former landscaper for King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honalo. He is survived by son Mario, hanai son Chance, daughters Charlyn DeMello and Jasmine Staup, sister Violet, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at KonaFaithCenter in Captain Cook. Services:9 a.m. Luncheon to follow at DaifukujiSoto Mission.

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Marjorie Yoshiko Isemoto

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Feb. 7, 2013
Marjorie Yoshiko Isemoto, 89, of Hilo, a retired account clerk for the Hilo Transportation & Terminal Co., a division of C. Brewer, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Marc, daughter Karen Chang, brother Donald Shintaku, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services:3 p.m. Casual attire.

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Toraki Iwashita

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Jan. 13, 2013
Toraki “Terry” Iwashita, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard engineer and anArmy veteran, died in KuakiniMedical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sharon, son Calvin, daughters Teresa Iwashita and Amy Dabis, brothers Elven and Stanley, sisters Lillian Yamashita and Jeanne Kaneshiro, and a grandchild. Private services.

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John Daniel Kaupiko Jr.

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Jan. 15, 2013
John Daniel Kaupiko Jr., 79, of Kapolei, a retired Hawaiian Tel customer service director and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife May; sons John Jr., George, Alden and Brian; daughter Joelyn Kama; sister Leina Awai; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Hui Nalu Canoe Site/Maunalua Bay. Services:11 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Online condolences:www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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James K. Pililaau Jr.

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Jan. 26, 2013
James K. “Jimmy” Pililaau Jr., 72, of Waianae, a former employee for BHP-Broken Hill Proprietory of Australia and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Agnes “Aggie”; sons Leonard M. and Cameron K.; daughters Claudean K. Sullivan and Becky Lee H. Meyers; brothers Herbert K. and Carl R.; sisters Priscilla K. and Olinda Pililaau, and Lynette M. Transfiguracion; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 85-574 Plantation Road, Waianae. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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JOAQUIN G. BAUTISTA, JR.

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JOAQUIN G. BAUTISTA, JR. Age 48, of Waianae, HI, passed away January 13, 2013 in Aiea. Born April 20, 1964 in Alicia, Isabela, Philippines. A landscaper with Hawaii National Landscape. He is survived by wife, Myrna Bautista; sons, Christopher Aguinaldo, Rodney Bautista, Rafael Bautista; daughter, Jane Aguinaldo; brother, Avelino Bautista; sister, Fay (Vernon) Kahoiwai; mother, Damiana Bautista. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (Feb 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Family Service 11:30 a.m., Prayer Service 12:00 noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Ernest Lani Kapu

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Dec. 23, 2012
Ernest Lani “Ernie” Kapu, 61, of Makaha, a retired city machine operator, died in Waianae. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by son Ernest Jr.; daughters Kaui Kapu and Haunani Kalama; brothers Edward, Eugene and Larry; sister Verna Dutro; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life:10 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Beach Park. Online condolences:www. hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Janet Kumiko Kuwaye

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Feb. 4, 2013
Janet Kumiko Kuwaye, 92, of Honolulu, a retired city Board of Water Supply Federal Credit Union clerk, died in 31 Craigside Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Steven, daughter Carol Wakazuru, brother Richard “Mumps” Nakamura, sister Edith Hong, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Kilohana United Methodist Church, 5829 Mahimahi St. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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David A. Lee

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Jan. 21, 2013
David A. Lee, 50, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Rita Mae Ing-Lee and sister Kathryn Lee-Correia. Services:11 a.m. Friday at Maunalua Bay. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

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Robert Mahiai

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Jan. 31, 2013
Robert “Mahops” Mahiai, 60, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a bus driver and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by caregiver Denise Miya, sons Anthony Antolin and Robert Mahiai III, daughters Lisa-Ann Mahiai and Taysha-Lin Mahiai-Wong, hanai daughter Brittany Kiep, mother Anita Contrades, brother Darin, sisters Crystal Vargas and Nadine Kaahanui, and two grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Lot 27 KapaakeaLoop, Kaunakakai. Casual attire.

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Yoshinori Matsuura

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Jan. 8, 2013
Yoshinori “Slim” Matsuura, 98, of Kailua, a retired Oahu Transport Co. truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by son Douglas, daughters Charlotte and Jeanette, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ellen Chiyono Miyake

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Jan. 14, 2013
Ellen Chiyono Miyake, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Sears, Roebuck &Co. bookkeeper at Ala Moana Center, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by daughters Arlene K. Miyake, Lorna K.M. Kawakami and Ada K. Hoffman; and five grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yaeko Mizue

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Jan. 18, 2013
Yaeko Mizue, 96, of Aiea, a retired bookkeeper, died in Kailua. She was born in Shimamura, Gumma prefecture, Japan. She is survived by son Hiro Paul, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masami Numa

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Jan. 8, 2013
Masami “Leo”Numa, 88, of Wahiawa, a retired self-employed Realtor, died in Pali MomiMedical Center. He was born in Lihue, Kauai. He is survived by sister Fukiko Tamane. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Wallace Tadashi Onuma

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Feb. 2, 2013
Wallace Tadashi Onuma, 92, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service supervisor and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion, Headquarters Company, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Malcolm and Lambert, sisters Margie Tanaka and Jane Yamauchi, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist, 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary on Sunday.

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Mark Susumu Oshio

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Jan. 11, 2013
Mark Susumu Oshio, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Schuman Carriage Co. president, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen T., daughters Patti O. Ohara and Kristi O. Lundell, brothers Bryan and Dennis, and six grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Rehab Foundation, 226 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu, HI96817.

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Yvonne Pacarro

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Jan. 29, 2013
Yvonne Pacarro, 75, of Honolulu, an employee at the Honolulu city clerk’s office, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Franklin D. Sr.; sons Franklin “Don”Jr. and Rick A.; daughters Jill A. Pacarro Kauka, Kelly D. Pacarro and Dayna L. “Sweetie”Pacarro Johnson; sisters Shirley Souza, Chiquita Wise, Pauline Chang and Paulette Caravallo; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Demetrio Quiton Quillopo

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Feb. 6, 2013
Demetrio Quiton Quillopo, 51, of Pearl City, a Servco Pacific warehouse driver, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Donna O., son Chad, daughters Chalsie Quillopo and Steffany Giammalvo, brother Virgilio Jr., sister Aurelia Edades, mother Gaudelia Q. and two grandchildren. Celebration of life:10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Mass:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary ElaineH.I. Saito

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Jan. 28, 2013
Mary Elaine H.I. Saito, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired bookkeeper, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by spouse Fred S., sons Leslie K. and Kevin F., daughter Sharon, brother StanleyIbara, sister Christine Hamada and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred Kiyomi Sakata

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Jan. 17, 2013
Mildred Kiyomi Sakata, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker and retired bookkeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Alyson Kimura, Gail Higaki, Linda Sakuda and Cynthia Kitagawa; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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