Archive for February 18th, 2013

Kenneth Isamu Zukeran

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Jan. 22, 2013
Kenneth Isamu Zukeran, 92, of Honolulu, an auto mechanic with Art Omine Chevron Station, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Morris, Lorrin, Clayton, Aaron and Chris; brothers James H., Dr. Stanley Y. and Glenn K.; sister Shizuko Nakama; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.Private services. Online condolences:www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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ShigeruYagi

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Dec. 19, 2012
ShigeruYagi, 95, of Lanai City, a Dole Co. crane operator, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Glenn and Richard; daughters Mildred Sakaue, Lorna Oda, Dorna Hayashida and Robin Ancog; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazuo Wakida

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Jan. 21, 2013
Kazuo Wakida, 89, of Honolulu, a Pearl Auto Service mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Doris R., brother Wallace S. and sisters Masuyo Oyama andMiwako Yoshido. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Kevin Stanley Kiyomasa Wada

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Jan. 10, 2013
Kevin Stanley Kiyomasa Wada, 45, of Hollywood, Calif., an IT auditor and information security compliance professional for Warner Bros. and DirecTV, and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Washington, D.C. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Stanley S., mother Aileen Y., stepmother Adele H., brothers Keith T.S. and Kurt A.T., and sisters Debra S. and Terri A. Wada, Geri M. Wemhoff and Merri H. Wada-Tanji. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Albert Yoshio Taira

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Jan. 20, 2013
Albert Yoshio Taira, 88, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Food and Drug Administration chemist and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Frances S., sons Al V. and Paul J., daughter Deborah T. Juarez, brothers Victor Y. and Hiroshi, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Melinda Keaolani Souza

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Feb. 4, 2013
Melinda Keaolani Souza, 69, of Haleiwa, a warehouse supervisor for IGA Supermarket in Haleiwa, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald; sons Russel and Ryan; daughters Marlene Abrigo, Maylene Kamakea and Melanie Hatchie; brothers Julian, Kalani, Harvey, Hilton, Hunter and Harmon Aki; sisters Lani Schreiber and Luana Peterson; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church. Celebration of life:10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Elaine Kauhane Upchurch Soma

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Feb. 10, 2013
Elaine Kauhane Upchurch Soma, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Bishop Estate property management administrative assistant, died inHonolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews Palika Gallagher and Brandon Gillespie, and niece Kai Gillespie. Visitation:11:15 a.m. Feb. 25 atDiamond Head Mortuary. Services:12:15 p.m. Burial:2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Anthony Harry Yau Loy Siu

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Feb. 7, 2013
Anthony HarryYauLoy “Blackie” Siu, 85, of Aiea, a retired Terra Trading meat broker, died in Straub Clinic &Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nell; sons Leighton and Darryl; stepson George Hutson; daughters Lynn Hay-Roe, Antonette “Toni” Arai and Sharon”Kaleo” Siu-Castillo; stepdaughters Ginger Hutson and Bobbie Moree; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and 10 step-great-grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire.

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EllenLei Roy

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Feb. 13, 2013
Ellen Lei Roy, 73, of Kailua-Kona, a housekeeper for the Thurston Estate, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Charles and Olney, daughter Lori Batino, brothers Clinton and Benjamin Naungayan, sister Florence Aiona and a grandchild. Celebration of life to be announced at a later date.

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Aimeelyn Pumehana Poai

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Feb. 3, 2013
Aimeelyn Pumehana “Tita” Poai, 34, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by fiance Ronson Hauanio, father Abraham Sr. and brothers Kahei Jr., Keawe and Kupili. Celebration of life:10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Haili’s Tent in Panaewa. Casual attire.

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Timotea Damo Pasalo

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Feb. 4, 2013
Timotea Damo “Motiang”Pasalo, 76, of Waipahu, a former cook at the Shanghai and Kambingan Restaurants, died in Aiea. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.She is survived by sons Geronimo, Palmarin, Dominador, Enrique, Nolito, Marcos and Ferdinand; daughters Merlita Layugan andAndrea Ruiz; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m.Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:7 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines.

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Dorothy Haruko Oyabu

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Jan. 28, 2013
Dorothy Haruko Oyabu, 96, of Honolulu, a former Hawaii Lunch and Sushi owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Jerry M. and Lawrence S.; daughters Rachel C. Shozuya, Charlotte F. Fujieda and ShirleyS. Higa; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.Donations suggested to charity.

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RaymondTsukasa Nakai

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Feb. 14, 2013
Raymond Tsukasa Nakai, 85, of Honolulu, a Nakai Electrical Service president, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet; sons Carl, Robert and Kurt; daughter Chibi; sisters Jeanette “Tootsie” Maekawa and MarianSasaki; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sumie Miyazaki

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Jan. 25, 2013
Sumie Miyazaki, 87, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in AlohaNursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She was born in Niupea-Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Robert Y.; daughters Donna Y. Yoshioka, Sandra S. Hiromoto and Audrey L. Iseri; brothers Donald and Stanley Furukawa; sisters Sawae Nakao, Alice Tihaea and Harumi Hiraga; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Marion Tokiko Matsumura

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Jan. 17, 2013
Marion Tokiko Matsumura, 96, of Mililani, a retired Aikane Catamaran cook, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Melvin “Mel”and Earl, daughter Sharon and sisters Lillian Agawa and Mildred Kawahara. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jesus Ramos Manuel

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Jan. 23, 2013
Jesus Ramos Manuel, 89, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rasamillea P.; sons Orlando and Dionicio; daughters Julie Acoba, Corazon Delos Santos and Eleanor Salazar; brother Severo; sister Anastacia Selmo; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Danny Leibovitz

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Feb. 6, 2013
Danny Leibovitz, 62, of Wailua, Kauai, a chef, musician and hairstylist, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital.He was born in Israel. He is survived by wife Dana Romsdal and brother Uri. A burial was held. Celebration of life pending.

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Jayne Rochelle Lauten-Borg

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Feb. 1, 2013
Jayne Rochelle Lauten-Borg, 74, of Kaneohe, formerly of Houston, a retired teacher and art therapist, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Orchard, Neb. She is survived by son Daniel Knupp; daughters Christine Sorensen, Dianne Empringham and Emery Meadows; brothers Dennis and Steven Lautenschlager; sister Sharon Laird; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services:3 p.m. Sunday at Trinity MissionaryBaptist Church, 3950 Paine Circle. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Susan G. Komen Foundation. Casual attire.

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Roland W. Laanui

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Feb. 11, 2013
Roland W. Laanui, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel doorman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by companion Lorraine Bruening and stepbrother Wayne. Private services.

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Jane Kishie Kunishige

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Jan. 25, 2013
Jane Kishie Kunishige, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. field agriculture clerk, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughters Amy Kam, Lisa Spillner andSusan Furuta; brothers Kenneth and Ronald Numasaki; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Evelyn Tara Komori

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Jan. 24, 2013
Evelyn Tara Komori, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired Department of Education teacher, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Hiroshi, daughters Faye Kobashigawa and Susan Crowell, sister Lynn Nielsen and four grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rebecca AnneKendro

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Jan. 30, 2013
Rebecca Anne Kendro, 72, of Kailua, a retiredH.M.A. administrator, died in Kailua. She was born in Mishawaka, Ind. She is survived by sons Kurt B. and Chris K.; daughter Susan A. Kendro-Scott; brother Gene N. Nicolini; sisters Marilyn Schmitt, Anne Hepler and SusanVannoni; and a grandchild. Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:5 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Harold Akio Higuchi

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Jan. 28, 2013
Harold Akio Higuchi, 78, of Hilo, a retired cook, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Maureen; son Glenn; daughters Jeri Mosley and Gail Miyao; brother Albert Higuchi; sisters Tsutae Nonaka, Chizuru Sugawara, Setsuko Isa, Kaoru Mikami and Carol Yano; and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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NancySueko Hagiwara

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Jan. 25, 2013
Nancy Sueko Hagiwara, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired Department of Education educational assistant, died at home. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Terri Brewer and Gail Kahakui, sisters BettyChinen and Sally Shimabukuro, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Dan Joseph Grotkin

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Feb. 6, 2013
Dan Joseph “Danny Boy” Grotkin, 63, of Keaau, Hawaii, a supervisor for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., a Puna Flowers & Foliage supervisor and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Iowa. He is survived by sons Joshua Grotkin and Cash W. Helman, daughters Rebekah Grotkin and Kristine Ganir, brothers David and Tom, sisters Cathy Boeing and Teri Stevens, former wife Sally McKay and five grandchildren. Celebration of life:9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Kolekole Beach Park pavilion. Casual attire.

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Charles Victor Dudoit Sr.

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Feb. 13, 2013
Charles Victor Dudoit Sr., 75, of Maili, a retired heavy equipment operator for Hawaiian Dredging, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kainalu, Molokai. He is survived by wife Katherine, sons Victor and Charles Jr., daughter Lorelei, brothers John and Clinton, sisters Irene and Janet, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Paradise Chapel in Maili, 87-125 Maipalaoa Road. Services:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. Feb. 25 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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MarianHenderson De Tray

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Feb. 10, 2013
Marian Henderson De Tray, 95, of Hilo, former executive director of the Multiple Listing Board of Medford,Ore., died in Hilo. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by husband Dr. Donald, sons Robert and David Shoemaker, sister Eleanor Ellis, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Flaviano Comajis

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Jan. 18, 2013
Flaviano Comajis, 85, of Aiea, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Puuloa. He is survived by wife Louisa, son Gordon, daughters Karen Villarmia and Pearl Castro, sister Maria Lagapa and four grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass:10:30 a.m. Committal services:1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Cristeta Calamaan Coloma

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Jan. 24, 2013
Cristeta Calamaan “Itang”Coloma, 86, of Waipahu, a retired housekeeper on Barbers Point, died in Aiea. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Franklin T.; daughters Linda M. Corpuz and Jane Lucero; brother Jaime; sisters Francisca Duez, Deogracia Perez and Regina Baldugo; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Mass:11:30 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Winifred Jane Limatoc Chung

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Jan. 30, 2013
Winifred Jane Limatoc “Wini” Chung, 79, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jacob Y.O. “Jake”; sons Jason, Jacob Jr. and Jonathan; daughters Jandell Chung, Jade Richardson and Jaylin Peacock; brothers Narciso and Raymond Limatoc; sister Sybil Santa Ana; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life:1 p.m. Sunday at the Disabled Veterans at the JohnBurns Hall in Keehi Lagoon. Casual attire.

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