Archive for March 22nd, 2013

Thelma Sampaio Anders

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Feb. 28, 2013
Thelma Sampaio Anders, 81, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Virgil T. Sr.; sons Ronnie and Gerald Arevalo, and Virgil Anders Jr.; daughter Velma Cabral; sister Marie Nakachi; 16 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. April 2 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Blossom Keliheaokekai Asuncion

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March 11, 2013
Blossom “Bea” Keliheaokekai Asuncion, 84, of Mililani, a retired manager for Scotty’s and Byron’s Drive Inn, died at home. She was born in Laie. She is survived by sons Melvin H., Philip and Jason K.; daughter Teana Vann; sisters Victoria “Kiki” Christensen, Jacqueline Chang and Rochelle Asao; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: noon Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Thomas Sakunobu Azama

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 25, 2013
Thomas Sakunobu Azama, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Heeia. He is survived by brother Jerry S. and sisters Elaine Shimabuku, Hazel Nakama and Nancy Takata. Private services.

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Robin Sue Barnhouse

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 11, 2013
Robin Sue Barnhouse, 55, of Pearl City died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Muncie, Ind. She is survived by husband Cecil J., mother Iona Combs and brothers Mike Hardwick and Ervin Myers Jr. Private services.

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Alberta Carrie Botelho

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Feb. 23, 2013
Alberta Carrie Botelho, 82, of Keaau, Hawaii, a musician, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughters Sandra de La Cruz and Dawn Eggstaff, sister Jean Ongies, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Queen’s Medical Center.

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Marcella Leinaala Kaopua Brede

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Feb. 11, 2013
Marcella Leinaala Kaopua Brede, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House assistant buyer, died, She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by Paul K. Jr. and Robert K.; daughters Karen P. Soon, NancyAnn M. Souza and Catherine M. Ogata; brother Glenn Kaulukukui; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Chapel, Kaneohe. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Alfred Carter

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Jan. 29, 2013
Alfred Carter, 84, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired architectural engineer for the city Department of Planning and Permitting, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sisters Grace Lum and Kauilani Chun. Graveside services: noon Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to a charity of donor’s choice. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Annie Ching

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Jan. 31, 2013
Annie Ching, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Singapore. She is survived by husband Bernard E.P., son Anthony, daughters Mona Lam and Bernadette Chaves, brother John Ng and sister Helen Ng. Private services.

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Mildred Chun Ching

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March 8, 2013
Mildred Chun Ching, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Curtis K.C., daughter Liane P.Y., brother Raymond Y.K. Chun, sisters Anna M.K. Lee and Jane M.W. Chang, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Harper Durham

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March 12, 2013
Harper Durham, 38, of Haleiwa, an artist, died. She was born in Kentucky. She is survived by son Jack M. Dogan, daughter Chloe A., mother Jennie Leech, stepfather David Callais and sister Sarah R. Cox. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to Haleiwa Public Library.

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Sumako Fukumoto

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Feb. 25, 2013
Sumako Fukumoto, 92, of Waimea, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Private services.

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Ranson Teruo Hamilton

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March 4, 2013
Ranson Teruo Hamilton, 20, of Mountain View, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Mary; brothers Randen and Randall T. Hamilton Jr., Kalani Bertilacci and Dillion, Dayton and Joshua Deponte; sisters Randalyn Hamilton and Jasmin Deponte; and grandparents John Santos, Alexander Toki and Kathleen Hamilton. Private services.

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Raymonda Helen Haney

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March 8, 2013
Raymonda Helen “Monda” Haney, 54, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Polynesia Cafe kitchen manager, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by father Stanley Carvalho; former husband Michael Cardinez; sons Mikey and Tyrus “T.C.” Cardinez; daughters Kalei Cardinez and Kanani Makekau; brothers Kaina, Kaleo, Destry and Dawson Carvalho, Mitch Fanning, Alika Haney and Eleu Kuhaulua; sisters Noreen Kaneholani, Billie-Jean Hairston, Moki Rivera and Abi and Lokelani Kuhaulua; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. April 5 at Lydgate Beach Park, Kamalani Big Pavilion.

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Susan Lynn Harper

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 11, 2013
Susan Lynn Harper, 58, of Keaau, Hawaii, a U.S. government oil spill cleaner and a certified diver, died at home. She was born in Saipan. She is survived by husband Blaine Perguson, parents John and Lou, brothers Gary and Wayne, and sisters Linda M. Hunt and Deborah Bentley. Private services.

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Grant Jun Hironaka

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 7, 2013
Grant Jun Hironaka, 56, of Kaneohe, a carpenter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Yaeko, son John K. Kamalae, daughter Jill K. Lucas, hanai daughter Celeste Hanawahine, sister Lynn M. Parscal and six grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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David Kaukaha Lanai Jr.

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Oct. 20, 2012
David Kaukaha Lanai Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a retired Primerica employee and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Elks Honolulu Lodge, Waikiki. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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BENJAMIN KAAI, JR.

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

BENJAMIN KAAI, JR. Age 82, of Pearl City, HI, passed away February 24, 2013 in Honolulu. Born July 27, 1930 in Honolulu, HI. A retired equipment installer with Hawaiian Telephone, and a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by sons, Robert Kaai of NV, John (Kathy) Kaai, Clarence (Cindy) Kaai; daughter, Natalie “Hoku” Kaai (Mark Levi); son-in-law, Alan Suan, Sr.; 11 grand- children; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Ann Kaaiawaawa, Annette (Fred) Cadang; sister- in-law, Janet Kaai; brother-in- law, Henry Lancaster. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (March 25) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha Attire.

Janice Mitsue Kadooka

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Feb. 25, 2013
Janice Mitsue “Jan” Kadooka, 67, of Kailua-Kona, a retired registered nurse at Kona Community Hospital and a seamstress, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Marty Martinez, son Scott, daughters Kimberly Kunitomo and Joy Hamada, sisters June Yukumoto and Mae Oshiro, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. March 29 at Grace Community Church. Services: noon.

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Kenichi Kawasaki

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Feb. 19, 2013
Kenichi Kawasaki, 95, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by sons Gordon and Allen, and daughter Sandra. Private services.

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Anne Umeno Kiyabu

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March 4, 2013
Anne Umeno Kiyabu, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Manoa Senior Care, Kaimuki. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Ken S.. Paul K. and Leslie S.; daughter Patricia O. Monteith; brother Yoshio Nakasone; sisters Sueno Furukawa and Rita Nakasone; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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James David Lee

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March 8, 2013
James David “Kimo” Lee, 42, of Hilo, a mason, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Alfred, Robert S. Jr. and Theodore; and sisters Roberta Vea and Mirriam Lee. Private services.

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Bumiko Lukes

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March 10, 2013
Bumiko Lukes, 70, of Waipahu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in the Marshall Islands. She is survived by sons Alee, Jack and Jackson Ading, Misio and Lucas Lucas, and Martin and Jellenwa Masao; and daughters Martha Kaious, Misako Lucas and Miko Masao. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Mary Lyman-Viela

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March 4, 2013
Mary Lyman-Viela, 48, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John L. Lyman-Tremaine, daughters Tiare and Kiani, mother Henrietta “Etta” Lyman, brother Elmer Pascua, sister Michele “Miki” Lyman-Luckfield and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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CHARLOTTE HUNG MOI LUKE MAEHARA

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CHARLOTTE HUNG MOI LUKE MAEHARA Age 86 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on March 10, 2013. Born July 8, 1926 in Kohala, Hawaii. She graduated from St. Andrew’s Priory in 1944. She retired from the University of Hawaii as an Accounting Clerk in 1986. Survived by daughters: Elizabeth (Jeffrey) Young and Rhonda (Mark Moss) Maehara; 2 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; sister: Barbara Tom. Visitation Wednesday (March 27, 2013) from 10:30 am to 11:45 am at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Service 11:45 a.m. Casual/ Aloha Attire.

Falefatu Tamapua Maluina

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 11, 2013
Falefatu Tamapua Maluina, 64, of Honolulu, a merchant seaman, died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Scilla; sons Clinton, Danny and Jason; daughters Pauline, Monica and Uilani; and 12 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sand Island Beach Park. Beach attire. No flowers. Monetary offerings welcome.

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Shizue H. Matsuda

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Feb. 22, 2013
Shizue H. Matsuda, 92, of Honolulu, a small-business owner, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Ralph S., stepsons Earle and Alan, stepdaughter Johanna, brother John Hayashi, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Su-Hsiang McCraw

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March 3, 2013
Su-Hsiang McCraw, 56, of Honolulu, a Maryknoll High School teacher, did at home. She was born in Tainan, Taiwan. She is survived by husband David R., son Kolin Tang, her parents, three sisters and a brother. Private services.

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Jeanne M. Michibata

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Feb. 16, 2013
Jeanne M. Michibata, 92, of Kaneohe, a waitress, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael T. and Dan K.; daughter Fay T.; sisters Beatrice Shinoda, Elsie Tanimura and Joyce Otsubo; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Everett Eugene Muraoka

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Feb. 5, 2013
Everett Eugene Muraoka, 69, of Honolulu, former owner of Mura’s Fish Market, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Tammy, hanai daughter Gisele, brother Michael and sister Linda. Private services.

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Elaine Sadame Inouye Murata

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Feb. 21, 2013
Elaine Sadame Inouye Murata, 87, of Aiea, a former Bank of Hawaii teller, died in Pearl City. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by husband Akira “Rocky,” daughters Charlene Harada and Debra Ann Chun, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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