Archive for February 16th, 2013

CRISTETA “ITANG” CALAMAAN COLOMA

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CRISTETA ITANG CALAMAAN COLOMA Age 86, Waipahu, HI, passed away January 24, 2013 in Aiea. Born March 9, 1926 in Ewa, HI. Retired from Barbers Point as a housekeeper. Member of Badoc Pinili Aid Association of Hawaii. She is survived by son, Franklin T. (Crystal) Coloma; daughters, Linda M. Corpuz, Jane Lucero; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sisters, Francisca Duez, Deogracia Perez, Regina Baldugo; brother, Jaime (Elaine) Coloma. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (Feb. 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

VICENTA MARZAN NARCA

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VICENTA MARZAN NARCA Age 83, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away January 13, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born April 5, 1929 in Santo Thomas, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Emilio F. Narca; son, George (Janice) Narca; brother, Vicente (Jean) Marzan; sisters, Gloria Canizar, Emilia Pinto; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 19) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church (1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa); Program 10:30 a.m. Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

LEROY A. HAGA

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LEROY A. HAGA Age 87, of Kapolei, HI, passed away January 14, 2013 in Honolulu. Born September 25, 1925 in Clearbrook, MN. Leroy was retired from the U.S. Navy and the Department of Transportation. He is survived by wife, Hiroko Haga; son, David (Kelly) Haga of CA; sisters, Arlys (Leroy) Herman of MN, Shirley Haga of TN; grandchild, Hailey Haga. Private Services were held.

Irene Sai Lan Yuen

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Feb. 10, 2013
Irene Sai Lan Yuen, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeping supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael H.C. and Brian H.P.; daughters Marilyn Warden, Brenda H.G. Asato and Debra H.K. Yuen; sister Dorothy Wong; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Siu Ching Yong

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Jan. 20, 2013
Siu Ching Yong, 77, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by brother Kinig Son Chen. Visitation and Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Manuel Torres Jr.

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Jan. 24, 2013
Manuel Torres Jr., also known as “Manny” and “Sidi,” 71, of Aiea, a retired laborer, died in Aiea. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Linda; son Randall; daughters Michele Torres and Marsha Oshima; brothers Gilbert, Angelino, Paul and Elsworth; sisters Anita Burts, Lolita Torres and Yvonne Donahue; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Richard Kinser Taylor

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Jan. 23, 2013
Richard Kinser Taylor, 64, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired Taylor Built Construction Co. truck driver, commercial fisherman and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by sons Ernesto “Bodie” Kuahuia and Richard “Keo” Taylor, daughters Ku‘uipo Taylor-Lindsey and Donnetta Taylor, mother Marguarite T., brother Dave H., 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 23 at Haili Christian Church. Services: 11 a.m.

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Mae Fudeko Sakamoto

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Dec. 26, 2012
Mae Fudeko Sakamoto, 92, of Honolulu, a retired social worker in California, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sister Susan Kaneshiro. Private services.

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Ada Louise Reilly

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Feb. 11, 2013
Ada Louise Reilly, 97, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, an artist, died in Honokaa, Hawaii. She was born in East St. Louis, Ill. She is survived by daughter Caroline Conquest-Hagen, hanai daughter Mary Rasti and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. March 2 at Waikoloa Community Church.

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Neil Matthew Punohu

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Feb. 10, 2013
Neil Matthew Punohu, 69, of Mililani, a retired lead distribution clerk for Paradise Beverages and McKesson Wine & Spirits, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Trudie, sons Makana and Kaipolehua, hanai daughters Linh and Alison, and brothers Raymond and William. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual or University of Hawaii attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rosalina Buenafe Preza

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Jan. 19, 2013
Rosalina Buenafe Preza, 80, of Waipahu died in Kapolei. She was born in Lagangilang, Abra, Philippines. She is survived by sons Eduardo, Abner, George, Ronaldo and Neil; daughters Luzviminda Preza, Rebecca Mantaring and Corazon Duran; brother Dionisio Buenafe; sisters Nieves Ayup, Purificacion and Julia Domaoal, and Ofelia and Natividad Buenafe; 19 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Torres Pacheco Sr.

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Jan. 31, 2013
David Torres Pacheco Sr., 71, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Airlines ticket agent, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Lucille B.; sons David Jr. and Dennis; brothers Manuel T., Santo T., Richard and Daniel T.; sisters Francis Feliciano, Nancy Moniz and Marie Gonsalves; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Jonathan Kalei Paaaina

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Nov. 20, 2012
Jonathan Kalei Paaaina, 52, of Honolulu died. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by daughters Misty Makalena, and Hoku and Imua Makalena Paaaina; mother Lucy; three brothers; and two sisters. Services: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Larrison Eiichi Ozaki

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Jan. 30, 2013
Larrison Eiichi Ozaki, 80, of Honolulu, a former inflight services manager for Pan American World Airways, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy Y., daughters Lori Wessel and Dina Yanagi, brother George and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Edith Eiko Ota

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Feb. 6, 2013
Edith Eiko Ota, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii escrow specialist, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kapapala, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Arthur Char, sons Robert Y. and Terrence M., daughters Jasmine N. Irvine and Janet F. Morita, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at Epiphany Episcopal Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1:30 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Nad Shin Miyasato

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Jan. 16, 2013
Nad Shin Miyasato, 61, of Grandy, N.C., a retired Navy merchant seaman, died in North Carolina. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anita C.; stepson Travis Cline; mother Wilma; sisters Caren Kusaka, Daye Tominaga and Elyne Hiyane; and two grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

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Takashi Miyasaki

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Jan. 2, 2013
Takashi Miyasaki, also known as “Mike” and “Doc,” 86, of Kaneohe, a retired licensed practical nurse at the Hawaii State Hospital and an Army veteran who served in the 1,399th Engineer Construction Battalion, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Frances F., daughter Carol M. Hiramoto and two sisters. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, Sand Island. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Wesley Sani Lavatai

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Nov. 15, 2012
Wesley Sani Lavatai, 58, of Sparks, Nev., a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. No known survivors. Services: 9 a.m. March 6 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi stake center, 1723 Beckley St. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kekuhoumana Hi‘ilauleleonalani Ka‘ahea

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Jan. 29, 2013
Kekuhoumana Hi‘ilauleleonalani Ka‘ahea, 61, of San Luis Obispo, Calif., died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William Woods, brothers Henry K. and Edward K., and sisters Enid N. Simao, Lee P. Downes and Susan L. Ng. Services pending. Flowers welcome.

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Margaret Gatti Jensen

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Feb. 11, 2013
Margaret Gatti Jensen, 93, of Kailua-Kona, a secretary and manager in the Phoenix amusement industry, died. She was born in Paris, Texas. She is survived by husband Paul and son Joseph M. Gatti. Private services.

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Douglas Armstrong Irvine

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Feb. 7, 2013
Douglas Armstrong “Dougie” Irvine, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Tel central office installer and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Olga L.; daughter Charlene M.; brothers Ozzie, Ralph and Tony; sisters Juanita Irvine and Mildred Morte; three grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Karl Hinck

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Feb. 11, 2013
Karl Hinck, 72, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a retired electrical engineer for the University of Hawaii at Manoa department of planetary geosciences, died at home. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Mary and daughter Rhiannon. Services pending.

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Rose Pok Son Flores

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Feb. 3, 2013
Rose Pok Son Flores, 93, of Wahiawa, a retired preschool aide for Rainbow Schools, Wahiawa, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Pupukea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Art, Frank, Randy and Ed; brother Sung Cho Kim; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Christ United Methodist Church, 1639 Keeaumoku St. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Clement H.Q.K. Choy

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Feb. 1, 2013
Clement H.Q.K. Choy, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 57 employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lani, sons Mike and Milton, and seven grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Fausto Asis Cadavona

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Feb. 8, 2013
Fausto Asis Cadavona, 81, of Honolulu, a retired mess hall leader at Tripler Army Medical Center, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Angela P. “Angie,” sons Benigno Leo P. “Ben” and Gerardo P. “Gerry,” daughters Celeste C. “Cely” Cronin and Sister Felicidad P. Cadavona, brothers Leonard A. and John A., sister Esperanza C. Bareng, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 11:15 a.m. Friday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Roberta Ann Bottorff

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Feb. 3, 2013
Roberta Ann Bottorff, 78, of Kapaa, Kauai, formerly of Portland, Ore., died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Orange County, Calif. She is survived by sons George and Edward; daughters Elizabeth Jemison, Kathleen Merritt, Rebecca Scott and Karin Osborn; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

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Mildred M. Akeo

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Jan. 29, 2013
Mildred M. Akeo, 88, of Waimanalo, a homemaker and an Air Force veteran, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons George and Harold, daughters Aileen Loyd and Shirley Paoa, brother Richard Ohara, 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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