Archive for March 6th, 2013

Cresencia Callejo Cabradilla

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March 2, 2013
Cresencia Callejo Cabradilla, 100, of Lihue died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Santa Lucia, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Jose, daughter Josephine Tejada, 26 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Lani Rose De-Dios Davis

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Feb. 28, 2013
Lani Rose De-Dios Davis, 47, of Honolulu, a fashion designer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pasig City, Rizal, Philippines. She is survived by husband Anthony, sons John-Mark Nepomuceno and J.R. Montenegro, hanai son Richmond Hosaka, hanai daughter Sally, mother Francisca Cana, brothers Ramon and Ernesto De-Dios, sister Sarah Hosaka and hanai brother Jimmy Hosaka. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Final services and burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Flowers welcome.

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GEORGE J. EMOTO

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GEORGE J. EMOTO Age 57, of Honolulu, passed away January 15, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born July 25, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois. A former manager at Thom McAn’s Shoe Store. He is survived by wife, Stella Emoto; son, Shaston (Lori) Emoto; daughters, Shelly Emoto, Kimberly Emoto. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday 3/9 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 6:00 p.m.

Francine C. Frank

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Feb. 19, 2013
Francine C. Frank, 49, of Kailua, a Kamehameha Schools employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stephen; son Keoni; daughters Kiana, Kainoa and Kala‘e; parents Kiana Ka‘ahanui and Franklin Phillips; brothers Franklin “Tiga” and Chad Phillips, and Matt Weinberg; and sisters Celeste Farias, Nani Weinberg and Brooke Phillips. Visitation at noon Sunday at Kamehameha Schools chapel. Services: 1 p.m. Live potted plants welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Frederick Haruo Higuchi

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Feb. 16, 2013
Frederick Haruo Higuchi, 92, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill tractor mechanic, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Roy, daughters Mae Tajiri and Coreen Serrano, brothers Albert and James, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Linale Lewis Hughes

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Feb. 26, 2013
Linale Lewis Hughes, 44, of Aiea died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Houston. He is survived by wife Simuta A. Faamasino and mother Doris H. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Ofa Ika

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March 3, 2013
Ofa “Fautave” Ika, 73, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by hanai son Andre Vaivela, hanai daughters Fahina Vave and Ane Talasinga, brother Tevita and half brothers Malakai and Kalavi Vaivela. Visitation: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Pauwela, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jean T. Kimura

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Feb. 22, 2013
Jean T. Kimura, 98, of Kaneohe died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Mildred Ikemoto and Pamela Kristy, and seven grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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James Sadao Kitaguchi

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Feb. 27, 2013
James Sadao Kitaguchi, 88, of Lahaina, a Sheraton Maui Hotel maintenance department employee, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Wanda; sons Thomas and Albert Kitaguchi, and Carmelo DiFranco; daughter Jan; brothers Masao and George; sister Lillian Nishimura; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

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ANGELINE AN CHIN LEE

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ANGELINE AN CHIN LEE
October 1, 1916 – February 7, 2013 Angeline Lee passed away on Feb. 7 at her daughter’s home in Texas. The eldest child of immigrants from Korea, Angeline graduated from McKinley High School. She was Head Librarian at the Waialua Library and library assistant at the Hawaii Supreme Court Law Library and the Kamehameha Schools. She is the widow of former Waialua Sugar Company executive Joshua Lee and the mother of Realtor Joanne Lee, retired Hughes Aircraft Engineer Sharon (Jim) Dennison, former Chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Wendy (Phil) Gramm, and retired Census Bureau Regional Director Ralph (Jennifer) Lee. Her grandchildren are Marshall (Teresa) Gramm, Jeff (Susie) Gramm, Lizzy (Manny) Scholz, and Aaron Lee, and she has five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters Anne (Charles) Lewis, Alice Thudium, and Louise Fleming, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, her brothers Anthony and Thomas Lee, and her sister Arlena Stavers. Angeline Lee was a remarkable woman who was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and who had a successful career. She and her late husband were pillars of the community. Their home was the center of innumerable happy gatherings of family and friends who enjoyed their gracious, welcoming hospitality, and her superb culinary skills. They also spent much time on the Mainland visiting their children and helping care for their grandchildren. Graveside service and inurnment will be held at Mililani Memorial Park at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, March 9. Donations may be made in her honor to the Waialua United Church of Christ, PO Box 663, Waialua, HI 96791, or the Waialua Library, PO Box 684, Waialua, HI 96791.

EMMA KEALALAUAE LUNA

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EMMA KEALALAUAE LUNA Age 70, of Waianae, HI, passed away February 16, 2013 in Waianae. Born November 26, 1942 in Waianae, HI. Member of the Ziona Hou Church in Waianae. She is survived by sons, Arthur C. (Elaine) Luna, Jr., Archie Luna; brothers, Noah Kalama, Larry Kalama, Thomas Kalama; sister, Ann Kapihe; 3 grand- children; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (March 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake service 6:30 p.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

RAMON PACUPAC MADRIAGA

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RAMON PACUPAC MADRIAGA Age 72, of Waipahu, HI, passed away February 26, 2013 in Honolulu. Born September 9, 1940 in Pidigan, Abra, Philippines. Was employed at Waikiki Beachcomber. He is survived by daughter, Cristine (Edilberto) Maracha; son, Rex (Nadine) Madriaga; 4 grandchildren; brothers, Domingo (Norma) Madriaga, Sr., Gerardo (Norma) Madriaga; sisters, Corazon (Leonardo) Blue, Oliva (Arthur) Teodoro. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (March 11) at the Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Saint Kaleookalani Matautia

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Feb. 13, 2013
Saint Kaleookalani Matautia, infant son of Seaana Napulou and Isaia Matautia of Ewa Beach, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Cherlyn Napulou, Mitchell Ioane and Benjamine and Shilene Matautia; and great-grandparent Angeline Napulou. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.

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Masanori Matsuda

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Jan. 13, 2013
Masanori Matsuda, 93, of Waianae, a retiree from Navy Ammunition Depot, Naval Magazine, Lualualei, died in Waianae. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by son Roland M., daughters Daphne Lee and Judy Nakasone, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Avelina Soriano Miranda

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Feb. 6, 2013
Avelina Soriano “Mary” Miranda, 75, of Mililani, a Yamaki Produce retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Gaudencio A.; sons Rogelio and Rodrigo; daughters Marlyn Marquez, Jinny Miranda, Janet Hutchins and Adelaida Postoak; brother Arnulfo Soriano Jr.; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rodrigo Morondos

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Feb. 28, 2013
Rodrigo “Rego” Morondos, 58, of Wailuku, a ground maintenance department employee at Kaunoa Senior Center in Lahaina, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Shanamie; sons Judd and Charles Sato, Abraham Keala and Leomana Morondos; daughters Radlyn Uwekoolani, Remanette Enomoto and Tressy Ann Aheong; brothers Orlando, Rex and Randal; sisters Lita Morondos-Grimes, Lena Reyes and Kathy Morondos; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.

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Jewel Momilani Kama Purdy

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Feb. 26, 2013
Jewel Momilani Kama Purdy, 66, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jason and Jadfrey “BJ”; daughters Jadine Feiteira, and Joaleen P. and Jena Marie P. Purdy; brothers Herman and William “Billy” Kama; sister Josephine Lau; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mark D. Russell

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Feb. 11, 2013
Mark D. Russell, 54, of Kaneohe, an Oahu Transit Services heavy equipment mechanic, died. He was born in Camp Zama, Japan. He is survived by wife Adriane K., daughter Mae, mother Chiseko, brother Dean G. and sister Karyn Perry. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Henrietta Schubert

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Feb. 14, 2013
>Henrietta Schubert, 103, of Honolulu, owner of Schubert Cyclery, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Wayne and Peter, daughter Kathleen Luich, caregiver and grandson Peter II and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Haruko Shikiya

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HARUKO SHIKIYA 97 of Honolulu. Housewife, passed on February 13. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by her sons, Wayson (Leatrice), James (Merceditas); 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson; brother, Herman Uyema. Private services were held.

Iwalani Marie Dellatan Sniffen

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Feb. 24, 2013
Iwalani Marie Dellatan Sniffen, 30, of Waipahu, an American Medical Response ambulance dispatcher, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alexsander N. Litaea-Sniffen; parents Joseph S. Sniffen and Jan Kahumoku; stepmother Deanna; brother Kekoa; sister Hi‘ilei; stepbrothers Niko Malana and Golden, Sterling and Bronze Kahumoku; stepsisters Mandy Phan and Mailene Malana; grandparents Edilberto and Gertrude Dellatan, Marie Sniffen and Patrick Sniffen; and great-grandparent Joseph Pellerin. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Henry Kwock Lin Young

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Feb. 15, 2013
Henry Kwock Lin Young, 85, of Honolulu, a retired meter mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Diane; sons Aaron and Eric; daughters Tammy Hiu, Lili Young and Summer Manson; sister Barbara Yim; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Hearts Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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