Archive for April 5th, 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. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Jeraldine Pualani Alcantara

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March 22, 2013
Jeraldine Pualani Alcantara, 65, of Kailua, a loan officer, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ronald Jr. and Anthony Samson, and Christopher Alcantara; daughter Aldene Albinio; brother Myron Park; sisters Cinthia Barbieto, Marian Fifitaniua, Alcian Clegg and Alrice Kim; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Church-Kailua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Esperando Bigsot Alejo

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March 20, 2013
Esperando Bigsot “Cris” Alejo, 69, of Kunia, a Pioneer Hi-Bred employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by wife Cesaria B., son Jonathan, daughters Ligaya and Imee, brothers Julio and Maximo, sisters Rose Dannog and Lynda Fidelson, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Livia Lei Alii Azevedo

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March 10, 2013
Livia Lei Alii Azevedo, 46, of Kaneohe died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre, Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John S.; parents Asiclo H. and Helen K. Belen; brothers Alonzo K. and Antonio K. Belen; sisters Lita Slate, Lisa and Lina Belen, and Leititia Louis; and grandmother Thelma Ulsh. Visitation: 8:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacfic, Punchbowl.

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Kevin Allen Crouch

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April 2, 2013
Kevin Allen Crouch, 61, of Honolulu, a retired police lieutenant, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Virginia. He is survived by wife Jade, son Aaron, daughters Olivia and Allison, brother Richard and sister Joyce Williams. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kathleen Adele Dauchy

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Feb. 28, 2013
Kathleen Adele Dauchy, 64, of Kealia, Hawaii, an architectural designer, freelance artist and linguist, died at home. She was born in Cooperstown, N.Y. She is survived by husband Reginald Mac Hawkins; son Theron; sisters Patricia, Theresa and Tonilu; and a grandchild. Services pending.

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Eleanor K.L. Fern

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March 12, 2013
Eleanor K.L. Fern, 102, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse at Leahi Hospital, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Rae Tang; brother Joseph Chun; sisters Florence Diamond, Faith Inouye, Jeanette Naki, Grace Chun and Lily Lee; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Blanche Misae Arai Heatherly

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March 6, 2013
Blanche Misae Arai Heatherly, 92, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk, died. She was born in Kipu, Kauai. She is survived by sons Robert and Roy, daughter Heather Fujikawa, sister Lillian Nishikuni, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Kay Kazue Hironaka

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March 19, 2013
Kay Kazue Hironaka, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dennis and Steven, daughter Judy Kamm, brothers Shigemi and Goro Okimoto, sisters Chiyoko Nakamura and Lillian Kaneshiro, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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George H.N. Lee Jr.

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March 23, 2013
George H.N. Lee Jr., 70, of Honolulu, a retired manager at The Gas Co. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sichul “Myong,” son George Edward and sisters Mary Tina Choy,Myra Kau and Georgia Apana. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Daikichi Kaneta

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March 15, 2013
Daikichi Kaneta, 85, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service technician and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Frances, son Lincoln, daughter Candyce Mow and a grandchild. Private services.

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Edith Sueko Kawane

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March 25, 2013
Edith Sueko Kawane, 95, of Hanapepe Heights, Kauai, former proprietor of Sue’s Snack Shoppe in Eleele, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanapepe. She is survived by son Donald, daughters Naomi Watanabe and Janice Ignacio, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Joseph Naonea Konanui

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March 21, 2013
Joseph Naonea “Daling” Konanui, 75, of Hilo, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Bernard “Malu” Konanui and Martin and Mervin Kaolulo. Private services.

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Ainsley Kahula Mahikoa

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AINSLEY KAHULA MAHIKOA
October 1, 1945 April 5, 2012 An extraordinary man, who made my life an adventure. A smart man who never stopped seeking knowledge. A spiritual man whose faith never wavered in spite of adversity. A kind and gentle man who is deeply loved and forever missed. A Hui Hou My Love, Iwalani and All Your Ohana

Henry Toshisada Maruyama

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March 6, 2013
Henry Toshisada “Maru” Maruyama, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Atlas Insurance Agency insurance agent and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice F., sons Mark M. and Eddie S., daughters Sue T. Strickland and Sanae Maruyama, sister Clara K. Shoda, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Theodore Henry Meyer

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March 24, 2013
Theodore Henry “Ted” Meyer, 89, of Kailua-Kona, a retired mechanical engineer for C. Brewer & Co., Hilo Ironworks, Theo H. Davies and Laupahoehoe Sugar Co., died in Yukio Okutsu Veterans Home. He was born in Los Angeles. No known survivors. No services.

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Kiyomi Ishida Murai

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April 1, 2013
Kiyomi Ishida Murai, 93, of Hilo, a homemaker and employee at Fashion House and Hilo Hattie, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gordon and Harold, brothers Tamio and Kenneth, sister Iris Goya, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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TIFFANY JOY FERMIN NAKAGAWA

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TIFFANY JOY FERMIN NAKAGAWA
Age 15, of Pearl City, HI, passed away March 3, 2013 in Aiea. Born July 3, 1997 in Honolulu, HI. Tiffany was a student at Pearl City High School where she was a member of Soccer, Cross Country, and Track teams. She was also a member of Kaoi, Hawaii Rush 97 Nike Girls, and AYSO Soccer Clubs. She is survived by parents, Mark & Melba Nakagawa; sisters, Laurie Lei Mel Deuz, Heather Anne Nakagawa; brother, Marc Anthonny Deuz; maternal grandmother, Carlina Fermin; paternal grandparents, Noboru & Hazel Nakagawa. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday (April 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (April 10) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City); Mass 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Edna Kaneshiro Nakama

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March 6, 2013
Edna Kaneshiro Nakama, 77, of Littleton, Colo., died in Littleton. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Donald M., daughter Kari L., brother Edwin Kaneshiro, sister Eva Kono and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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FRANCISCA SOLOMON NONES

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FRANCISCA SOLOMON NONES Age 80, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 9, 2013 in Philippines. Born March 14, 1932 in San Jacinto, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by daughters, Evangeline (Avelino) Yabut, Felicidad Nones, Caridad (Frank) Namoca, Alma (Todd) Burck, Carmela Nones; sons, Eddie (Rosemary) Nones, Ronnie (Julie) Nones, Gil (Joed) Nones; 13 grand- children; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (April 10) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Thursday (April 11) at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Richard Masato Okamoto

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March 6, 2013
Richard Masato “Marco” Okamoto, 82, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran,died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Helen, son Wade, brother Clarence, sisters Ellen Duff and Lynn Kuriki, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Ernest Gork Wui Pong

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March 5, 2013
Ernest Gork Wui Pong, 71, of Waianae, a tax preparer and owner of Central Oahu Tax Service, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Albert G.K., Norman G.S., Richard G.S., Gordon G.W. and Andrew G.J.; and sisters Harriet Y.P. Pong and Jeannette Y.K. Weisinger. Services at a later date. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Florence Suguitan Quevido

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March 8, 2013
Florence Suguitan Quevido, 88, of Aiea, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village banquet waitress, died in Aiea. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by sons Ernest “Ernie,” Alan J. and Gary; daughters Nina A. Burkert, Ivy E. Abafo, Rita A. Quevido, Charlotte Pagaduan and Lorene Alexander; brother Johnny “Sugi” Suguitan; 29 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Jane Sumiko Sakai

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March 15, 2013
Jane Sumiko Sakai, 87, of Pearl City, a retired state Department of Land and Natural Resources secretary, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harold M., son Steven H. and brother George K. Tanonaka. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Mariann Thi Shimamoto

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March 20, 2013
Mariann Thi Shimamoto, also known as Tuat Thi Bui, 78, of Honolulu, retired owner of Da Lat Restaurant, died at home. She was born in Hai Duong, Vietnam,. She is survived by son Minh Bui. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Kenneth Yau Kin Goo, Sr.

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KENNETH YAU KIN GOO, SR. 85, passed away on March 19, 2013 at Pali Momi Hospital. Born in San Francisco. Graduate of St. Louis High School and Northwestern University. Army veteran, retired co-owner of Golden Tire Shop, and employee of Safeway. Survived by his wife of 52 years, Miriam Chang Goo; son Kenneth Goo, Jr. (Bernadine); daughters Michelle Chang (Welton), Rochelle Sasaki (Vern), and Sharon Goo (Scott Stewart); brothers Jerry and Gilbert Goo; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Fred Waikipoha Brown Sr.

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Feb. 27, 2013
Fred Waikipoha Brown Sr., 62, of Waianae, a Navy veteran, died in Wai-anae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Fred Jr., Shariff and Cassius; brother William; sister Juanita Ornellas; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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William Scott Lindsay Sr.

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March 28, 2013
William Scott “Bill” Lindsay Sr., 83, of Hilo, a retired Moffett Bearing Co. sales representative and an Army 3rd Infantry tank driver who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by wife Dr. Alberta, son William S. Jr., daughter Andrea and sister Isbel McDonald. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment in Pennsylvania.

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Marquis Morgan Sr.

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March 31, 2013
Marquis Morgan Sr., 60, of Kahuku, a retired Oahu Transit Services bus driver, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Marquis Jr., Keola, Kaluna and Kealoha; brothers Derek, Steven, Donald Jr., Michael, Glen and Curtis Armacost; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Alice Tsuchie Tanaka

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March 15, 2013
Alice Tsuchie Tanaka, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House salesclerk, died in Kailua. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Shunji. Private services.

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