Archive for April 12th, 2013

Rudy Acain

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March 11, 2013
Rudy Acain, 64, of Wahiawa, a retired Navy Public Works Center supervisor and a veteran of the Army and Air Force, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Justin; daughters Shawna Lacuesta and Janelle Acain; mother Pacita Tolentino; brothers Michael and Nicolas Acain Jr., and Michael, Billy and Julius Tolentino Jr.; sisters Ilona Robinson, Elena Gongob, Jackie Davis, Josie Edayan, Josie Sagucio and Marilyn Gushiken; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Committal services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Consita Sibayton Bonga

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March 18, 2013
Consita Sibayton Bonga, 91, of Honolulu, a seamstress at Creations by Toy bridal shop, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ernest, Alfred and Leroy; daughters Norma Caravalho, Elaine Baltero and Pauline Efhan; brothers Bill, Joe and Pat Sibayton; 17 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 19 at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.

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Patricia Janssen Clark

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Jan. 6, 2013
Patricia Janssen Clark, 86, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua House. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ralph “Peter” Jr., Frederick E. “Fritz,” Christopher W. “Chris” and David D.; and two grandchildren. Committal services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Tommy Conner

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March 28, 2013
Tommy Conner, 68, of Kailua, a retired fire captain and waterman, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Rene’e; sons Vaimana I., Kalena T. and Kalaeloa T.; daughter Kananilehua V.; stepdaughters Jana M.W.L. Goo-Akaka and Kira K. Kaloi; sister Maureen L.; and eight grandchildren. Services pending.

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Leilani Lee Cravalho

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March 26, 2013
Leilani Lee “Ama” Cravalho, 69, of Kaneohe, a child care provider, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Bellingham, Wash. She is survived by husband Benjamin; sons Richard Andrade III and Brendan Keahialalo; daughters Jessica Mariano, Johnna Oson and Jaime Libby; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Gabriel Edrado

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March 9, 2013
Gabriel Edrado, also known as “Joe” and “Jose,” 74, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Western Steel employee and a Navy veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Woodrow “Woody” Agtang, Ben “Jose” Mendiola and Gabriel “Jr.,” Gabriel-William “Blacky” and Gabesherwin “Eddie” Edrado; daughter Gabriel-linda “Linda” “Tita”; sister Apolonia “Apo” Hampton; 26 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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James Kazuo Fujita

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March 22, 2013
James Kazuo Fujita, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Aruda Electric Co. electrican and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Randall and Daryll; daughters Arlene Dwiggins, Sandra “Sandy” Matsumoto and Lori Nagaoka; brothers Mitsuo and Yoshio; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Glenn Harold Gomes

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March 27, 2013
Glenn Harold Gomes, 58, of Kaneohe, an Oahu Transit Services bus driver and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Barbara and brothers Brian, Craig, Lance and Kyle. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Dorothy Hayden

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April 4, 2013
Dorothy Hayden, 75, of Honolulu died in Waimanalo. She was born in Lowell, Mass. She is survived by daughter Wendy, brothers James and Edward Poulin, sister Elizabeth Poulin and a grandchild. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club, 41-023 Puuone St., Waimanalo. Casual attire.

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LACY B. HERRMANN

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REMEMBERING LACY B. HERRMANN
1929 – 2012 We proudly honor the life and memory of our Founder. We thank him for his contributions in overseeing the creation and growth of the Aquila Group of Funds. We are grateful for and wish to recognize his vision, fortitude, extraordinary leadership,counsel, commitment to excellence and his untiring dedication to shareholders and local communities throughout Hawaii. Aquila Distributors, Inc., 380 Madison Avenue, Suite 2300 New York, NY 10017 o 212-697-6666 o www.aquilafunds.com Before investing in one of the Aquila Group of Funds, carefully read about and consider the investment objective, risks, charges, expenses, and other information found in the Fund prospectus. The prospectus is available from your financial professional, and when you call 800-437-1020 or visit www.aquilafunds.com.

Masako T. Hirae

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March 21, 2013
Masako T. Hirae, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Care Center of Honolulu. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Howard and Clement, daughter Evelyn Iha, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 1 p.m. April 19 at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Symfonie Kealiikanulaau Hulama

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March 30, 2013
Symfonie Kealiikanulaau “Cindy” Hulama, 66, of Waianae, a retired NAVFAC Federal Credit Union teller supervisor, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Raymond L.; daughters Jennylynn K.H. Lindsey, Melodie-Ann L.H. Milikini, Raynette L. Hulama and Shanelynn O. Akina; brothers Robert K. Jr. and David A. Haili; sisters Abigail P. Doo, Louise Clarke, April L. Cosier, Andrea K. Amps, Manon Meisner, Denise Castillo and Jennie K. Haili; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harold Shuji Imamura

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HAROLD SHUJI IMAMURA
74 of Honolulu, a retired sales manager at Conagra Foods and Progressive Marketing, died at home. He is survived by his wife, Alberta; brothers Edward and Glenn; daughters Lori Endo (Mark), Lynn Imamura-Lum (Tennyson, Jr); sons Richard Morton (Alyssa), Dennis Morton (Marisa) and nine (9) grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m., Thursday (4/18) at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at 6 p.m.

Harold Shuji Imamura

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March 27, 2013
Harold Shuji Imamura, 74, of Honolulu, a retired sales manager and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alberta M. Morton, sons Richard and Dennis Morton, daughters Lori Endo and Lynn Imamura-Lum, brothers Edward and Glenn, and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Thomas Dias Jr.

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April 6, 2013
Thomas Dias Jr., 71, of Keaau, Hawaii, formerly of Waimanalo and Kauai, a retired truck driver, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Robin, Wynton and Thomas III; daughters Cookie Makalii, Jewel Pa and Patsy Gonsalves; sisters Irene Dias, Loretta Alapai and Marie Lopez; 23 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Willis Buckley Ward Jr.

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April 6, 2013
Willis Buckley Ward Jr., 90, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Wichita, Kan. He is survived by wife Esther L., sons Ivan and Daniel, daughters Jennifer and Diane, brother Donald, 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Clement Kahoonei Kaonohi

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March 19, 2013
Clement Kahoonei Kaonohi, 76, of Kailua, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant and a National Guard veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Isabelle; son Clement “Kahi” Jr.; daughters Tammy-Lynn Lucrisia, Puanani Chan, Isabelle K. Kaonohi and Jodi-Alise K. Bartlett; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Margaret Motoe Satogata Kekuewa

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April 1, 2013
Margaret Motoe Satogata Kekuewa, 99, of Honolulu, a retired Kamehameha Garment Factory steam presser, died in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Stephen and Melvin, daughter Joanne, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Stanley Yukio Kimura

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March 27, 2013
Stanley Yukio Kimura, 91, of Honolulu, a retired photographer and owner of House of Photography, and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company C, during World War II, died in Hi‘olani Care Center, Kahala Nui. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris T.; sons Mark M. and Lance I.; daughters Cheryl K. Hoffman, Debbie S. Yamashita, Terri Y. Kothanek and Tricia A. Kimura; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Tadashi Kunishige

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March 7, 2013
Tadashi “Ted” Kunishige, 88, of Wahiawa, a retired captain of the Federal Fire Department and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Craig, Patrick and Perry; daughter Dierdre Porter; brother Toshio; sisters Hideko Kuroiwa, Asako Suwa and Kiyoko Harada; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Carolina Philothea Maghanoy

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April 9, 2013
Carolina Philothea Maghanoy, 67, of Lihue, a retired registered nurse at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Arthur; mother Editha Pascual; brother Bobby Pascual; sisters Elaine Pingue and Jane and Meldy Pascual; and caregiver Richard Janik. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment at a later date.

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Candida Romula Aganon Pagatpatan

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March 22, 2013
Candida Romula Aganon Pagatpatan, 86, of Ewa Beach, a retired Young Laundry feeder and folder, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Faustino V.; sons Glorito Aganon and Rey A. Pagatpatan; daughters Marina Fe P. Martin and Elizabeth A.P. Maglay; brother Rudy Aganon; sisters Rufina Agamao, Adelina Quibuyen, Leonida Pagdilao, Irene Tugaoen, Felicidad Bala and Rosal Fernandez; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. April 19 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 20 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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ALEJANDRINO LLANEZA PALOMARES

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ALEJANDRINO LLANEZA PALOMARES Age 77, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away March 25, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born May 7, 1935 in Saludares Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Alejandrino “Binan” Llaneza Palomares retired from Del Monte. He is survived by wife, Barbara Baided Palomares; sons, Daniel Palomares, Rosito (Jean) Palomares of Philippines, Generoso (Marjorie) Palomares of Philippines, Father Melchor Palomares of Philippines, Samuel (Dina) Palomares, Allan (Ellen) Palomares, Gildo (Roselily) Palomares, Michael Palomares, Donald Palomares, Noli (Maricel) Palomares; daughters, Felicidad (Robert) Rivera, Jocelyn Palomares; brother, Gil Palomares of Guam; sisters, Hermie Delos Reyes, Letty Baguinon; 13 grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Wednesday 4/17 at St. John the Baptist Church, Service 7:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

Randie Lee Kuuipo Pung

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April 8, 2013
Randie Lee Kuuipo Pung, 48, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a Hilton Waikoloa Village cook, head of security at Kona Community Hospital and owner and operator of Something’s Cookin’ in Paradise restaurant, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Lucy Clark, parents Albert and Eloise, and brother Crist. Services: 3:30 p.m. April 20 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

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IRENE YERE QUEJA

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IRENE YERE QUEJA Age 82, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 9, 2013 in Kailua-Kona. Born August 10, 1930 in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A retired cook with Wahiawa General Hospital. She was also a hula dancer with Na Kupuna ‘O Wahiawa & Na Kuku ‘Olu’olu O Ka Hula Halau and a member of Whitmore Seniors. She is survived by son, Irvin (Shirley) Queja of MD; daughter, Vivian (John) Dryer of Kailua-Kona; 4 grand- children; sisters, Amalia Yadao of Philippines, Josefina Igarta of Philippines. Visitation 9:45 a.m. Monday (April 15) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; (1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

YUKIHISA SUZUKI

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YUKIHISA SUZUKI
90, emeritus professor and retired university president passed away on February 9, 2013 in Honolulu. “Yuki” was born in Tokyo, Japan and lived through turbulent times, having survived the September 1, 1923 Kanto (Tokyo) earthquake and World War II as a kamikaze torpedo bomber pilot. Yuki earned a bachelors, two masters and a doctorate from the University of Michigan. He went on to be a cataloger at the University of California, Berkley; librarian at the University of Michigan; emeritus professor at the University of Hawaii; and president and professor of Kyoto University of Foreign Studies where he taught library sciences and his love of the English language. He was recognized by the University of Michigan’s Graduate School of Library Science as a distinguished foreign graduate. Yuki is survived by his sisters (Michiko Nakamichi, Mieko Senzaki), sons, Edmund (Jackie), Andrew (Roni) and Geoffrey (Karen); six grand- children (Anthony, Matthew (pre-deceased), Melissa, Michael, Daniel and Paige) and four great grandchildren (Lexi, Parker, Gracie, and Brian). Private service already held.

Tino Arellano Udarbe

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March 30, 2013
Tino Arellano Udarbe, 78, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired grounds maintenance employee at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Charito; daughters Emily Mariano, Jane Pimeinta and Mila Absher; sister Vicky Aquino; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 20 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Tomas Urayani Uganiza

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March 19, 2013
Tomas Urayani Uganiza, 55, of Honolulu, a roofer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Natividad; daughters Jackie and Joy Ujano; brothers Nerio and Benito; sisters Nancy Geno, Blezilda Faustino and Maura Tabin; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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