Archive for March 8th, 2013

FELIPA “FAYE” MAY BATTAD

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FELIPA FAYE MAY BATTAD Age 68, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away February 2, 2013 in Mililani, Hawaii. Born May 26, 1944 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired School Teacher from August Ahrens Elementary School. She is survived by husband, Alex Battad; son, Neil (Laura) Battad; daughters, Gwen (Scott) Ishikawa, Laurie Ann Battad Meyer; mother, Simeona Navarro Respicio; brothers, Fred (Toni) Respicio, Albert (Mae) Respicio, Roland (Janell) Respicio; 6 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30-9:00 p.m. Mon. (3/11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service: 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Tue. (3/12) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani) Mass: 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Tahe’e Kekaiola Einar Bergan

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Feb. 25, 2013
Tahe’e Kekaiola Einar Bergan, 2, of Waimea, Hawaii, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He is survived by parents Bryce and Jhoevonne; sister Nikaiya; grandparents Kathy and Shane Kiyota, Michael and Jolynn Len, James and Skye Bergan, and Beverly Morgan; and great-grandparents Martha and George Stephenson, Martha Bergan, Bevly Morgan and Alayne Smith. Private services.

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DIOSDADO “DADO” OYANGORIN CAMARILLO

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DIOSDADO DADO OYANGORIN CAMARILLO Age 85, of Waipahu, HI, passed away February 1, 2013 in Honolulu. Born November 11, 1927 in Koloa, Kauai. U.S. Army veteran and a cook. He is survived by wife, Diane Camarillo; adopted daughter, Linda (James) Shaw; 2 grandchildren; brother, Patrocino (Betty) Camarillo; caregiver, Janet Mendoza. Private Services were held.

Eugene Villanueva Castillo

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Feb. 4, 2013
Eugene Villanueva “Gene” Castillo, 39, of Aiea died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by parents Gaudencio “Gudin” and Teresa “Tessie,” brother Bert, sisters Eileen Cezar and Emieleen “Em” Alejo, and grandmother Magdalene. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Chiyoko Ebesuno

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March 3, 2013
Chiyoko Ebesuno, 88, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Papaikou. She is survived by sons Marvin and Derick, daughter Colleen, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Joaquin Cruz Fejarang

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Feb. 20, 2013
Joaquin Cruz Fejarang, 94, of Mililani, a retired Navy chief steward, died in Wahiawa. He was born on Guam. He is survived by wife Alice, sons Alvin and Glenn, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ann Marie Ferguson

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Feb. 23, 2013
Ann Marie Ferguson, 92, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired waitress for Club Rodale and Molina’s Bar in Wailuku and a Haiku School bus driver, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Theodore and Kelvin, daughters Sheila Ramos and Dana Locher, 15 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon March 16 at the family residence, 52-191 Makapala Road, Kapaau. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 1669, Kapaau, HI 96755. Call 889-6434.

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Roman Miguel Gaoiran

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March 2, 2013
Roman Miguel Gaoiran, 53, of Ewa Beach, a federal government mechanical engineer, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Laoag, Philippines. He is survived by wife Imelda; daughters Romee Wizza, and Jaynie and Mariah Gaoiran; parents Pedro and Rosalia Gaoiran, and Feliza Castillo; brother Pedro Jr.; and sisters Perla, Maria and Terumi. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Services: 9:15 a.m. Burial: 10:45 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: ha-waiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bonaventura Ben Haino

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Feb. 23, 2013
Bonaventura Ben Haino, 77, of Waipahu, a retired industrial welding ironworker and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Elane; daughters Laurene Lucero, Wendy Santos and Kelly Inouye; stepsons Joseph Lee and Russell Jones; stepdaughter Stephanie Dunham; brothers Marcos Baisac, Rusty Haino, and William and Robert Hayno; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Committal services and burial: 11 a.m. March 15 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Howard Harker

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Feb. 27, 2013
Robert Howard Harker, 79, of Honolulu, owner of Jumpin Bean Restaurant, a Navy veteran and an actor on “Magnum, P.I.” and “Hawaii Five-0,” died. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by son Howard T. Mariteragi, daughter Sherry, sister Dorothy Nall, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Ronald W. Hasselman

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March 2, 2013
Ronald W. Hasselman, 78, of Mililani, a retired Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife employee and a retired Navy Reserve chief petty officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Lillian C. and two sons. Private services.

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DORIS KAMEKO HIGA

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DORIS KAMEKO HIGA Age 94, of Honolulu, passed away February 13, 2013 in Honolulu. Born August 18, 1918 in Honokaa, Hawaii. Retired waitress at the Reef Hotel. She is survived by daughters, Allene (Richard) Ishikawa, Adelene Nakamura of Wa., Amy Higashionna; brother: Chiyoshi “C.O.” Oshiro of Lanai; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Private Services were held.

Patricia Nalani Hopkins

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Feb. 3, 2013
Patricia Nalani Hopkins, 57, of Kapolei, a nurse’s aide, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Bertha, brother Bernard P. Jr. and sister Bonnie L. Haas. Inurnment: 10 a.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Florence T. Ikari

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Feb. 18, 2013
Florence T. Ikari, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lincoln T., daughters Yvonne K. Kincaid and Colleen M. Ikari, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Ronald T.M. Ing

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March 5, 2013
Ronald T.M. Ing, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department assistant chief and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol K., son Garrett M., daughter Lissa I. Rodrigues, sister Linda Matsushita and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. March 17 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Private inurnment.

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Steven Y. Kimura

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Feb. 15, 2013
Steven Y. Kimura, 69, of Honolulu, a Black Hawk Ventures project administrator, former Lyz Inc. employee and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Dale Nakamatsu and Marcia Heller. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. 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 and an Army sergeant, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Wanda; sons Thomas and Albert Kitaguchi, and Carmelo Di Franco; 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. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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NGAN KWAN LAU

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NGAN KWAN LAU 83 of Honolulu, a retired cook at Hon Kung Restaurant died in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lambert ,and Jeffrey, two grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. At Borthwick Mortuary on March 13, 2013. Burial at Hawaii Memorial Park at 1 p.m. Casual attire.

Glenn Patrick Mansanas

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Feb. 18, 2013
Glenn Patrick Mansanas, 68, of Hilo, a tour bus driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edelgard; sons Louis Sr. and Glenn II; daughters Theasius Allen, Fairlene Naone and Jacquline “Jackie,” Rowena and Jaymee Mansanas; brother Wayne; sisters Patricia Zane and Cheryl Lo; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at His Highest Praise International, 423 Kamakee St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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KATHLEEN “KATHY” ESTHER MILLER

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KATHLEEN KATHY ESTHER MILLER Age 56, of Los Angeles, CA, passed away February 3, 2013 in Los Angeles. Born October 29, 1956 in Kahuku, HI. She is survived by daughters, Khristeen (Wally) Scruggs, Karin Millerl; 7 grandchildren; parents, Vicente and Christina Ramelb; sisters, Bernie Ramelb, Elisa Ramelb, Lori-Ann (Randy) Paclib; brothers, Robert (Terilyn) Ramelb, Edward (Nancy) Ramelb. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (March 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Mei Lun Ah Moo

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Feb. 28, 2013
Mei Lun “Mei” Ah Moo, 101, of Honolulu, a retired professional dancer, died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughters Billie Jane Carroll and Tana Kanoho, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial park. Aloha attire.

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Agnes Kanae Naone

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March 3, 2013
Agnes Kanae Naone, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lowell, James Jr. and Jeffrey; daughters Lynette and Alyson; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Hao Van Nguyen

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March 3, 2013
Hao Van Nguyen, 79, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by sons Ngoc Tuan, Hai Tuan and Thanh Tuan; daughters Hong Ha, Vickie, Kelly Yen and Loan; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Douglas Takeshi Nonaka

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Jan. 24, 2013
Douglas Takeshi Nonaka, 61, of Honolulu, a certified public accountant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Samuel and Scott, and sister Katherine Kozuma. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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DICK OLASO

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DICK OLASO Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-grand- father. Born in Kohala, Hawai’i, Oct. 29, 1929-Passed Feb. 14, 2013. Survived by wife, Moana, brothers & sisters Helen, Walter, Donald, Linda, Joann, Butchie, Winston, & Renolds. Children Luana, Reed, & Tani. 10 Grandchildren, & 17 Great-grandchildren. He was a veteran who served in the US Army, Past Master of Masonic BlueLodge No. 443, a member of 32nd degree Scotish Rite of Honolulu, a member of the Shriners Motor Corps. Retired from Pan American Airways after 31 years of service. Being a dedicated Shriner, requested all donations be sent to Shriner’s Childrens Hosiptal. Private services will be held.

NICOLASA “BEBE” RABANES

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NICOLASA BEBE RABANES Age 84, of Waipahu, HI, passed away February 7, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born September 10, 1928 in North Kohala, HI. She is survived by sons, Alquir (Wenie) Rabanes of CA, Francis (Beverly) Rabanes; daughters, Filma (Silvestre) Baldo, Galita Valdez, Victoria (Arnold) Navarro; 12 grand- children; 11 great-grand- children; sisters, Felimona Aranton, Gleceria Aguilar of Philippines. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (March 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (March 11) at Resurrection of The Lord Church (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu); Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

La Verne Figueira Rapoza

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Feb. 26, 2013
La Verne Figueira Rapoza, 67, of Hilo, a homemaker and retired retail store manager, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Harold Sr., sons Harold Jr. and Darren, daughter Tammy Flores, brothers Leslie and Elmer Figueira, sister MaryAnn Mandaloniz, 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Maximiniana Acob Samora

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Feb. 17, 2013
Maximiniana Acob “Esmin” Samora, 76, of Waianae, a retired Kiilani Gifts and Garden employee, died in Waianae. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Perfecto C., brother Andres Daguio and a stepbrother. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waianae. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Richard Leonard Davis Sr.

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Feb. 13, 2013
Richard Leonard Davis Sr., 73, of Kailua, a retired Honolulu Shipyard supervisor and retired Coast Guard chief gunner’s mate, died in Kailua. He was born in Lawrence, Mass. He is survived by son Richard M., daughters Renee A. Davis Taylor and Pamela S. Davis Dwyer, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 15 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. March 18 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Frances Margaret Taira

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March 6, 2013
Frances Margaret Taira, 78, of Honolulu, a retired professor of nursing at Loyola University, died in Manoa Cottage. She was born in Glasgow, Scotland. She is survived by sons Al and Paul J., daughter Deborah Juarez, sister Sheila Kush and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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