Archive for April 2nd, 2013

Blaise Denis Aki

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March 29, 2013
Blaise Denis Aki, 62, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Carol; sons Blaise K. and Christian K.; daughters Therese K., Dominique K., Noelle K., Genevieve K. and Simone K.; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Bo Lin Au

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March 26, 2013
Bo Lin Au, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Island Hospice. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Tin Yeu; sons Danny, Sammy and Elton; daughters Helen Chan, Leonie Tse, Eliza Lau and Irene and Rita Au; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Arlene Pualani Balauro

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March 29, 2013
Arlene Pualani Balauro, 46, of Omao, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Terrence; children Adaire Camden and Tee, Justine and Brittany Balauro; parents Paul and Nani Higa; brothers Elton, John and Orrin Kahalekai; sisters Kauilani Stahl, Jackie Contrades and Roxanne Kahalekai; stepbrothers Parrish, Paxton and Palmer Higa; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaheo ward.

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Coy V. Brown

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Dec. 14, 2012
Coy V. Brown, 97, of Kailua, a retired teacher, died. He was born in Anderson, Ala. He is survived by daughters Carole Mills and Cathy Sullivan, sister Violet Todd, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Keolumana United Methodist Church, Kailua. Interment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

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Dorothy Frances Brown

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March 17, 2013
Dorothy Frances Brown, 87 of Pearl City, a retired Sheraton Hotel housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Pat; son Barney; brothers Francis and Larry; sisters Agnes, Catherine, Elizabeth and Theresa; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Peter Hamilton Duff

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Feb. 28, 2013
Peter Hamilton Duff, 84, of Kailua, a retired Marine Corps sergeant major, died. He was born in London. He is survived by son Michael, daughters Deborah Cooke and Shelly Busboso, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Donald Freitas

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March 9, 2013
Donald Freitas, 83, of Mountain View, Calif., a Palo Alto firefighter, died in San Jose, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Bill and Francis. Services on the mainland. Flowers welcome.

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Eileen T. Leary

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March 21, 2013
Eileen T. Leary, 89, of Kaneohe died in Hauula. She was born in New York. She is survived by son John M., daughter AnnMarie Kaprowski, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Christian Hoku Malina

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March 26, 2013
Christian Hoku Malina, 43, of Waimanalo, an employee of Bergen Brunswick and Castle Medical Center, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by father Calvin Sr., mother Lydia Smith, brother Calvin Jr. and sisters Belle and Carolyn Malina. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Victor B. Mandrial

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March 5, 2013
Victor B. “Rambo” Mandrial, 69, of Waipahu, an Iron Workers Union member and a Navy veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Benjamin, daughter Sharlene, parents Rose and Benjamin Sr., brother Benjamin Jr., sisters Vivian Dabis and Anna Hicks, and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at 94-927 Awanei St.,Waipahu. Updated service information for an obituary published Saturday.

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FRANCISCA GAOIRAN MARIANO

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FRANCISCA GAOIRAN MARIANO Age 78, of Haleiwa, HI, passed away March 20, 2013 in Kailua. Born June 4, 1934 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A fieldworker with Green Growers Farm in Hauula. She is survived by sons, Romeo (Lesley) Mariano of Philippines, Abraham Mariano of Philippines, Roquito Mariano of Philippines; daughters, Mamerta Villena of Philippines, Juliet (Ronald) Davidson of MO, Luisa Mariano of Philippines; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grand- children; sisters, Maria Gaoiran of Philippines, Irenia Gaoiran, Magdalena (Marcelo) Labrador. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (April 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

FRANKLIN “ILING” VIERNES MARUQUIN

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FRANKLIN ILING VIERNES MARUQUIN Age 82, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away March 2, 2013 in Aiea. Born March 21, 1930 in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Yacht Club Knolls. Also a member of Defender’s of the Christian Faith. He is survived by wife, Cornelia A. Maruquin; daughters, Aida (Dante) Fernandez, Eleanor (Edward) Ramos; sons, Warlito (Evelyn) Maruquin, Ruben (Mariliza) Maruquin, Bernard (Merly) Maruquin, Jesse (Norma) Maruquin; 15 grand- children; 16 great-grand- children; brother, Reynaldo (Alicia) Maruquin. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (April 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (April 8) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu, HI) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Yoshie Ogata

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March 16, 2013
Yoshie Ogata, 88, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired Kona Community Hospital cook, died at home. She was born in Kealakekua. She is survived by son Merton, daughter Sandy Yamasaki, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Fujiko Oshiro

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March 2, 2013
Fujiko “Fudge”Oshiro, 83, of Honolulu, retired properietor of Liliha Flowers, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Daniel K., son Glenn K., daughters Marilyn M. Sue and Naomi Oshiro, brother Mamoru Maeshiro, sister Fumiko Nakano and five grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi GardenMortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Benjamin Pelasio Pale

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March 16, 2013
Benjamin Pelasio Pale, 42, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Adelina; brothers Bernard, Andrew and Alexander; and grandmother Violet Acedillo. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Amelia Louis Perreira

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March 29, 2013
Amelia Louis “Emily” Perreira, 96, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Omao, Kauai. She is survived by son Gregory, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. April 11 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Dolores Lolita Rabe

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March 13, 2013
Dolores Lolita Rabe, 68, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by daughter Deb, brothers John and Daniel Deniz, and sisters Isabel Jose and Rosita Rabe. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Family and close friends only. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Fujiko Rillanos

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March 21, 2013
Fujiko Rillanos, 91, of Paauhau, Hawaii, a former Paauhau Sugar Plantation Co. laborer, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. She was born in Paauhau. She is survived by sons Marcos “Padgie” and Kenneth; daughters Grace and Linda Kaulunahele, and Diane Akao; sisters Akino Honda, Yoshie Kuroda and Mitsuko Murakami; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hisako Sakamoto

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March 12, 2013
Hisako Sakamoto, 79, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Public Library libriarian aide, died. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband George, sons Rodney and David, daughter Laura Burke, sister Mitzi Kato, a grandchild and numerous step-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Adrienne Joy Lanias Smith

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Feb. 28, 2013
Adrienne Joy Lanias Smith, 62, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Russell M. and mother Juanita E. Lanias. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Julia Tomie Suzuki

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March 22, 2013
Julia Tomie Suzuki, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired businesswoman and bookkeeper at the former Nakamura Market, died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Gerald, daughters Marilyn Haugh and Ann Foos, brother Richard Haruki, sister Yoshie Kodama, caregiver Debbie Bahnmiller, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kapaa United Church of Christ. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Raymond Vincent Tiwanak

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March 21, 2013
Raymond Vincent Tiwanak, 91, of Pearl City, a retired Pan American World Airways jet mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Ewa. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by sons Eugene N. and Eric K., daughter Eileen P., sisters Gladys Sevener and Thelma Ligsay, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 9 at Our Lady of Good CounselCatholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Fanaafe Sipili Tuaua

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March 28, 2013
Fanaafe Sipili Tuaua, 68, of AmericanSamoa, a licensed practical nurse, died in Aiea. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by daughters Hygeia Ho Ching and Panacea Tai; brothers Fania, Mu, Simi, Loata, Harry and Faapale Sipili; sisters Ese Memea, Manu Iatala and Pisi Togiai; and seven grandchildren. Services in American Samoa.

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Geraldine Kaiulani Young

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March 18, 2013

Geraldine Kaiulani “Geri” Young, 78, of Kaneohe, owner of Windward Holoholo Travel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Nathan S.K.; sons Harvey Pratt Jr. and William Pratt; daughter Yvette; stepsons Nathan and Anthony; sisters Shirley Lee, Winona Akiona and Jennifer Santana; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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