Archive for March 7th, 2013

Robert Benjamin Bonura

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March 3, 2013
Robert Benjamin Bonura, 64, of Honolulu, an Army retiree, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua House. He was born in Louisiana. He is survived by wife Barbara A.; sons Nicholas A.K., Benjamin and Anthony R.; daughters Marissa Ianuzzi and Shirley Bonura; mother Bobbie Breechen; brothers Lionel, Anthony and Emmanuel; sister Mondra Laughlin; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Aileen Seu Lin Dang

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Feb. 24, 2013
Aileen Seu Lin Dang, 88, of Honolulu, a seamstress business owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Henry C.F. and brother Thomas S.M. Leu. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Pauoa Chinese Christian Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Monetary offerings welcome.

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Betty DeCambra

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March 3, 2013
Betty DeCambra, 85, of Pukalani, Maui, died. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Douglas, daughters Donna Boteilho and Kathleen Souza, brother Herman Calasa, sister Dottie Amaral, half brother George B. Calasa Jr., half sister Annette Peters, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at the church cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Alberto Cabeza Espanol

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Feb. 27, 2013
Alberto Cabeza Espanol, 73, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Safeway Kapaa grocery bagger, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Conrada, sons John and Romulo, daughters Darlene Antonio and Ferdinita Caraballe, and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 16 at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment in the Philippines.

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Bienvinido Ganiron Ganir

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Feb. 24, 2013
Bienvinido Ganiron Ganir, 82, of Mililani, a retired Akahi Service maintenance employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Leonido, Ruben, Medaniel and Fidel; daughters Violeta and Agnes Ganir, Pearl Basso, Mary Ann Robbins and Marites Dela Rama; sisters Clementina Ganir-Tubon and Josephine Ganir-Montecillo; 28 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Doris Kameko Higa

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Feb. 13, 2013
Doris Kameko Higa, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Reef Hotel waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Allene Ishikawa, Adelene Nakamura and Amy Higashionna; brother Chiyoshi “C.O.” Oshiro; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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David Clifford Reed III

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March 3, 2013
David Clifford Reed III, 75, of Kihei, Maui, an assistant chief maintenance engineer at Mana Kai and Grand Wailea Resort, died at home. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by sons David IV and Jeffery, daughter Sharon Spears, hanai daughters Christina Laqeretabua and Merriette Carolson, sister Marie Adams, three grandchildren and two hanai grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Maui Humane Society. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Norma Sumiko Kageura

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Feb. 24, 2013
Norma Sumiko Kageura, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Cinerama Reef Hotel housekeeper, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roy M.; daughters Jane M. Kageura, Ann S. Ibara, Bertha M. Noguchi and Irene E. Wong; sisters Ruth Hamase, Mary Sasaki and Faith Irving; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Germaine Ehulani Kekaula

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Feb. 25, 2013
Germaine Ehulani Kekaula, 49, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Paulo Vakautafefine, daughter Talahiva Vakautafefine and brother Kalani. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Wailoa State Park, Pavilion No. 1. Casual attire.

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Edna Yukimi Kenjo

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Feb. 21, 2013
Edna Yukimi Kenjo, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Manoa Senior Care Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alfred; daughters Geri Taoka, Sylvia Ikenaga and Sandy Hartley; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Yayoi Carolyn Konno

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Feb. 18, 2013
Yayoi Carolyn Konno, 90, of Honolulu, a retired office clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Joe F., sons Leslie T. and Don H., daughters JoAnn F. Soong and Carol N. Konno, sister Yoriko Sato, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private family services.

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Agnes Yoshiko Nakamura Kubota

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Jan. 26, 2013
Agnes Yoshiko Nakamura Kubota, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Sav-Mor drugstore salesclerk and former Fort Street Delicatessen employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry T., daughter Joan M. Hagen, caregiver James and a step-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Janet Y. Kuwada

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Feb. 12, 2013
Janet Y. Kuwada, 76, of Waialua died in Pearl City. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Richard M. and Robert S., daughter Candace T. Teruya and a grandchild. Private services.

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Domingo Laranio

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Feb. 17, 2013
Domingo “Don” Laranio, 88, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Gray Line Tours bus driver, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by sons Timothy, Wayne and Domingo; daughters Martha Kaminski, Dolores Barry, Sheila Schmarje, Carmela Cabacungan and Novella Natividad; and numerous stepchildren, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. March 16 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery pavilion. Services: 2 p.m.

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Kenneth Hasu Lee

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March 4, 2013
Kenneth Hasu Lee, 92, of Waipahu, an aircraft mechanic, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Andrew, daughters Nora Williams and Norma Lee, and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mary Coombe Luther

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March 1, 2013
Mary Coombe “Genevieve” Luther, 96, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by sons Stephen, David and Glen; and daughter Laurienne. Private services.

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Ramon Pacupac Madriaga

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Feb. 26, 2013
Ramon Pacupac Madriaga, 72, of Waipahu, a Waikiki Beachcomber employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pidigan, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by son Rex, daughter Cristine Maracha, brothers Domingo Sr. and Gerardo, sisters Corazon Blue and Oliva Teodoro, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Karen Matsue Matsuura

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Feb. 23, 2013
Karen Matsue Matsuura, 64, of Kapolei, a Honsador Lumber employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Craig S. and Kirk M.; brothers Curtiss N. and Leslie S.; sisters Doris K., Janice K. and Grace M. Matsuura, and Eileen H. Kato; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Roselani Anae Tufaga Moreno

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Feb. 18, 2013
Roselani Anae Tufaga “Kupuna Loke” Moreno, 77, of Kapolei, a retired kupuna for the state Department of Education Hawaiian Studies program and Kamehameha Schools, died. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by daughter Cheryl S. Gramberg; brother Lyman; sisters Betsy S. Young, Sue Pearman and Loretta Jones; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie North Stake Center. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha or LDS attire.

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Larry Dennis Morez

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Feb. 26, 2013
Larry Dennis Morez, 70, of Kailua-Kona, an artist and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by brother Nick Mousouris. Private services.

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Elaine Nipp Myers

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Feb. 18, 2013
Elaine Nipp Myers, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Naval Supply Center auctioneer, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Adam and Thomas; daughters Elaine Hammond, Grace Mau, Mary Cummins and Ethel Myers; stepdaughter Geraldine McNulty; sisters Winona Castro and Evelyn Militante; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Services: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Youngson Park

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Feb. 26, 2013
Youngson “Tubb” Park, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Navy fire station captain at the Federal Fire Department Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hwa Ja, son Anthony H. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Christ United Methodist Church. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Sophie Frances Olive Kalanikini Piko

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Feb. 26, 2013
Sophie Frances Olive Kalanikini Piko, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a retired catechism instructor and state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations counselor, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph N. III and Paul; daughters Laida K. Piko, Deedee Furtado and Maureen Giron; brother Samuel Nahoopii Jr.; sisters Gladys Hoe and Maryanne Dudoit; 26 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. March 14 at A Hui Hou Crematory and Funeral Home, Kailua-Kona. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. March 15 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Nicolasa Rabanes

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Feb. 7, 2013
Nicolasa “Bebe” Rabanes, 84, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Alguir and Francis; daughters Filma Baldo, Galita Valdez and Victoria Navarro; sisters Felimona Aranton and Gleceria Aguilar; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church,Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Harold Leroy Edward Rawson

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March 2, 2013
Harold Leroy Edward Rawson, 98, of Kahului, a retired U.S. Weather Service employee, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. He is survived by son Ron, daughter Linda Manoll, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Haiku, Maui. Services: 4:30 p.m.

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Ruth Maunalani Rickard

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Feb. 24, 2013
Ruth Maunalani Rickard, 59, of Waipahu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Elvera and sister Lawree. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edward James Riehl

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Feb. 17, 2013
Edward James “Moped Ed” Riehl, 78, of Kapolei, owner of Memories of Hawaii, died in Pali Momi MedicalCenter. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by hanai son Hal “Sonny” Lewis, hanai daughter Tracey Hawkins and a hanai grandchild. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Satur-day at Waikiki Beach, in front of Duke’s. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Haruko Shikiya

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Feb. 13, 2013
Haruko Shikiya, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by sons Wayson and James, brother Herman Uyema, nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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George Robert Spiker

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Feb. 11, 2013
Robert Spiker, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Navy veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Cumberland, Md. He is survived by wife Young Suk; sons Michael D., John J., Daniel, David and Richard; daughter Karen; brother Richard Parsons; sister Helen Slaughter; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Michael C. Trainor

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Feb. 28, 2013
Michael C. Trainor, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Army physical therapist, died in Honolulu. He was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. He is survived by two daughters. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran