Archive for April 22nd, 2013

Margaret Elizabeth Demotta Agustin

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 16, 2013
Margaret Elizabeth Demotta Agustin, 79, of Pahala, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by grandchild and caregiver Breeann Ebanez, son Paul, daughters Joanne Ebanez and Joyce Agustin, brother William “Billy” Demotta, sister Hazel Armstrong, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. For information, call Breeann Ebanez at 928-6249.

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RODNEY “OOZU” AKA

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

RODNEY OOZU AKA Age 63, of Waianae, HI, passed March 21, 2013 in Waianae. Born March 11, 1950 in Honolulu, HI. A Vietnam veteran in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by brothers, Solon (Sally) Aka of AZ, Wayne (Thanh) Aka, Damon Aka; sisters, Marian (Donald) Gomes, Beverly Berry of NM, Alexandra Jenkins of Big Island, Antoinette Aka of CO. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (April 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Yukio Arakaki

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 8, 2013
Yukio Arakaki, 79, of Hakalau, Hawaii, a retired machinist at the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kinuko; daughters Toby Ginoza, Kay Arakaki and Pearl Ueno; brothers Yeiko and Hiroshi; sister Amy; and a grandchild. Private services.

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LISA KAHIKILAULANI CHUN

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

LISA KAHIKILAULANI CHUN
Lisa Kahikilaulani Chun passed away on December 31, 2012 in Seattle, Washington at the age of 44 after a prolonged battle with brain cancer. She was born on October 22, 1968 and graduated from Kamehameha Schools in 1986. She graduated from the University of Hawaii in 1991 and Seattle University in 1996. She was an Operating Room nurse at the University of Washington Med Center. She leaves behind her husband, Sean Caso, her children, Kalehua and Kawai, her mother, Sybil Nosaka, her Tutu, Doris Nosaka, sister, Iwa (Nathan) Urabe, her nieces, U’I (Matt) Reynolds and Leo Urabe and her nephew, Ikaika Urabe and numerous cousins. A Hawaiian celebration of her life will be held on April 27 at the home of Gerald & Arlene Kamoe, 1739 Ala Aolani Street in Moanalua Valley beginning at 11 AM. Very casual attire. Her ashes will be scattered on April 28th.

Lillian Kiyoko Doi

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 9, 2013
Lillian Kiyoko Doi, 101, of Wahiawa, a co-owner of Doi Electric Shop, died in Honolulu, She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard A., Clyde K. and Alan T.; daughter Rita A. Kashiwabara; sister Helene; caregivers Violet Sadural, and Cathy and Lena; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Tomiko Fujioka

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March 14, 2013
Tomiko Fujioka, 91, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, died at home. She was born in Pakala, Kauai. She is survived by husband Yoshito and sons Dennis, Dale, Ross and Ryan. Private services.

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Misayo Hashimoto

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March 24, 2013
Misayo Hashimoto, 96, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Kapuna Wai Ola. She was born in Anahola, Kauai. She is survived by son Richard Y., daughters Sally T. Tokita and Mary M. Sumitomo, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clarence Masaru Hironaka

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 8, 2013
Clarence Masaru Hironaka, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired City Wide Transportation heavy-duty mechanic, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Louise Y., daughters Cheryl M. Alipio and Claire M. Hironaka, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Sadami Ige

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 18, 2013
Sadami Ige, 87, of Ewa Beach, a Goody Goody Drive In fry cook, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Waimalu. She is survived by sons Ronald T. and Alan S., daughter Leatrice S., brothers Frank and David Hirosane, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Paula Imamura

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 24, 2013
Paula Imamura, 42, of Mililani, an employee at United Health Group, Kaiser Permanente and Booz Allen Hamilton, died in Aiea. She was born in Fort Wayne, Ind. She is survived by husband Ray M., daughter Katelyn S. and mother Connie Dygon. Private services.

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John Samuel Johnson Jr.

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 8, 2013
John Samuel Johnson Jr., 67, of Waikiki, formerly of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., an entrepreneur, owner and operator of Tax Express in Georgia, and a Dupont chemical engineer in South Carolina, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hyannis, Mass. He is survived by sons John S. III and William P.; daughter Erica J. Sanders; brothers James, Michael, Jeffrey and Jerry; sisters Sandra Dunmire, Janet Hudak, Nancy Skorski and Debra Johnson; and seven grandchildren. Services held in Tallahassee, Fla. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Friends of Hanauma Bay, friendsofhanaumabay.org.

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Thomas Harume Kimura

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 30, 2013
Thomas Harume “Tommy” Kimura, 84, of Hawi, Hawaii, a retired Parker Ranch carpenter and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Puukikoni, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Setsuko, son Glen, daughter Karen Mahi, hanai daughter Leiola Mitchell, brother Charles and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mana Christian Ohana Church, the former Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Maria Magdolna Kiss

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 12, 2013
Maria Magdolna Kiss, 77, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Budapest, Hungary. No services.

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Mung Hin Lau

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 27, 2013
Mung Hin Lau, 91, of Honolulu, a retired owner of New Asia Chop Suey, died. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Shirley, sons Howard and Albert, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Aysha Ann Mahealani Mei Ling Mahuka

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 30, 2013
Aysha Ann Mahealani Mei Ling Mahuka, 33, of Waianae, a Nanaikapono Elementary School employee, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Richelle, mother Abigail Yaw, brother Bronson Yaw, sister Rainna Yaw and hanai sisters Randeelee Mousser, Jasmine Silva, Ericka Montira and Laura Kalima. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hazel Grace Medeiros Martinez

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 8, 2013
Hazel Grace Medeiros Martinez, 83, of Daly City, Calif., a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Manuel “Marty” and sisters Eva Akamu and Bernice Gabriel. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Richard Yoichi Matsumoto

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 4, 2013
Richard Yoichi Matsumoto, 76, of Kailua, a sales manager, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Gail Y.; sons Glenn and Gerald S.; brothers Ken and Stanley; sisters Thelma Lim, Myrna Muraoka, Dorothy Yamamoto and Gladys Otsuka; and four grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Akiko Momohara

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March 15, 2013
Akiko Momohara, 82, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired salesclerk at the former Papaaloa Community Store, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by sisters Miye Yagi and Yukiko Shiroma, and caregiver Grace Andres. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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MILDRED MIYOKO MORI

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

MILDRED MIYOKO MORI Of Mililani, HI passed away at age 82 on March 21, 2013. Born April 10, 1930 in Honolulu, HI. She was retired from the Outrigger Reef Hotel, Hskp. Dept. & a member of the Yonashiro Cho Jin Kai. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Mori & daughter Pamela (Albert) Amiot. She is survived by daughters Patsy (Carleton) Yanaga, Sandra & Cindy Mori, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great grandson. Service @ Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Sunday @ 2:00 pm. Casual attire, no flowers. A big Mahalo to Avalon Care Center & St. Francis Hospice.

Tupa’i Lafita Meli Tuisuga Mulipola

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March 27, 2013
Tupa’i Lafita Meli Tuisuga Mulipola, 76, of Aiea, a security officer at Hawaii Protective Association in Honolulu, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Apia, Samoa. He is survived by sons Sio and Papu Lafita, Sapolu Meli and Meli Sio; daughters Rita Meli and Kirisimasi Saunoa; brothers Sitivi and Logologo; sister Epenesa; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii First Samoan Assembly of God, Kapalama. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Jane M. Murakami

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 4, 2013
Jane M. Murakami, 78, of Honolulu, formerly of Gardena, Calif., a homemaker, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Walter M. “Joe” and brothers Robert Y. and Wallace T. Nakagawa. Private services.

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Chei Ying Ng

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 4, 2013
Chei Ying Ng, 86, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress for a private company, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Nam Hoi, China. She is survived by daughter Heidi Chan, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Masaji Oyama

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March 26, 2013
Masaji Oyama, 89, of Hilo, a retired general maintenance supervisor at the former Kulani State Prison and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Michiko; sons Stafford, Neil and Dean; brother Rodney; sister Stella Morita; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jean Shizue Shimamura

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

March 20, 2013
Jean Shizue Shimamura, 96, of Mililani, a bartender at the Sportsmen Lounge, died in Mililani. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons George, Larry H., Allen and Eugene; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Misao Tanaka

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April 8, 2013
Misao Tanaka, 103, of Hilo, a retired seamstress at the former Kamehameha Garment Co., died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center, Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Dorothy Talbott, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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GEORGE “BIG GEORGE” (KAHALELEHUA) UEMOTO

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

GEORGE BIG GEORGE (KAHALELEHUA) UEMOTO Age 72, of Ewa Beach, passed away March 23, 2013 at Pali Momi Medical Center. Born March 21, 1941 in Honolulu. Retired from Pearl Harbor Navy Shipyard Shop 51. He is survived by son, Christopher Uemoto; daughters, Michele Uemoto, Nicole (Wade) Yoshiyama; brothers, James (Aldine) Kahalelehua, Douglas (Katherine) Uemoto, Arch Naeole; sisters, Myrtle Yamane, Valkyrie Naeole, Carol (Richard) Richardson; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 9:30 a.m Saturday, 4/27 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. Monday, 4/29 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire.

Hilda Mariano Pimental Victorino

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April 15, 2013
Hilda Mariano Pimental Victorino, 89, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by son Richard; daughters Barbara Ebinger, Charlotte Maeda, Brenda Barriga and Donna Medina; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Roberta-Rose Kapaihiekeokalani Wallwork

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March 28, 2013
Roberta-Rose Kapaihiekeokalani Wallwork, 62, of Waimanalo, a warehouse receiver at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jonathan and Jerome Kamai; daughter Rosaleen Kamai; brothers Buster, Bruce and Byron; sisters Busy-Wee Fonseca, Oma Reis-Moniz, Sheila Tynanes, Mauricia Wallwork and Eva P. Vincent; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. George Church, Waimanalo. Mass: 7 p.m. Gathering: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Alice C. Williams

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April 12, 2013
Alice C. Williams, 90, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Steven, Eugene and Paul; daughter Margaret Ku; brother James Chung; sister Evangeline Martin; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Alice Bo Yuk Young

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

April 14, 2013
Alice Bo Yuk Young, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Timothy and Gerald, daughters Dr. Theresa Wee and Patricia Kim, brother Robert Chong, sister Elsie Yee and 12 grandchildren. Private services.

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