Archive for May, 2013

RUDOLPH JAMES BRILHANTE

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

RUDOLPH JAMES BRILHANTE 85 of Kailua, HI went to be with The Lord on 04/29/2013, with his family by his side. Rudy was born in Punchbowl on 06/22/1927 to the late Oliver P & Jennie Garcia Brilhante. He is survived by his wife Audrey Denis Brilhante, 4 daughters, Paulette Teves, Mari Teves, Celeste Humalon, Corinne Souza and their husbands, sister Genevieve Rosa, brother LeRoy Brilhante, 15 grand- children & 30 great grand- children. Rudy was known as a godly, honest man who loved his wife & his family. Services will be held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church on SAT May 11, 2013. Visitation from 9:00 – 10:00am. Mass at 10:00am.

KRINGEN, EVELYN

Posted On May 9th, 2013 -

KRINGEN, EVELYN (ILAC) 65 of Banning, CA departed this life on May 7, 2013. She was born July 6, 1947 in Manila, Philippines. Flowers can be sent to her home 5493 Christy Way, Banning, CA 92220. Memorial donations: Polynesia Halau O’Tiana, 11285 Demaret Drive, Beaumont, CA 92223. Send condolences to www.greenacresmortuary.com.

EDWARD EDDIE CAMBRA

Posted On May 10th, 2013 -

EDWARD EDDIE CAMBRA SR. Eddie Cambra was an extraordinary man who left our lives on May 3 after 80 years. Even though he was a proud Bulldog (Kaimuki HS ’50), Eddie loved living in Waianae with the love of his life, Clara. They married Dec.’62 after a whirlwind romance. They recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. Eddie is survived by his devoted wife, Clara, son, Larry (Dashia), & daughters Chantal (Matthew), Kaipoala (Mark), & Vanessa. He has 10 grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren. Service is Mon., 5/13, at Haw’n Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Visitation at 10a, service 11a, & burial at 1p.

Margaret Ann Millett “Margie”, “Marge”

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

MARGARET ANN MILLETT “MARGIE”, “MARGE”
Our sweet and beautiful sister, aunt, and sister-in-law passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Tuesday April 23rd after a courageous battle against cancer. Margie was born in San Francisco, CA on July 24, 1953 and moved with her family to Kailua, HI in 1959. Margie attended St. Anthony’s School in Kailua and graduated from Kailua High School in 1972. She attended Leeward Community College and graduated from the University of Hawaii with a BS in Recreation in 1977. In December 1979 Margie began working for the Department of the Army as a civilian with Youth Services. She started working as a Recreational Specialist for Schofield and more recently she worked with Child and Youth School Services with the Middle School Teens and School Age Children as a Program Site Manager for Fort Shafter and AMR. She very much enjoyed working with the children and the teens and to those she worked with she was known affectionately as “Miss Marge”. During her lifetime Margie was involved in many activities, canoe paddling with the Kailua Canoe Club, singing in the St. Anthony’s Church Choir and working on the Alumni Scholarship Fund for Kailua High School were just a few. Her 2nd job through Kailua Recreation Center was locking two of the Kailua City parks gates. Her family referred to her as “Keeper of the Gates”. Margie will be greatly missed by her three sisters and their families: Mary Beddow, husband Chris, step-daughter Caroline; Kathy Abang, husband Tony and son Matthew; Carol Lindsay, husband Rick and son Kawika, girlfriend Jessica and children Kawai and Kahea; daughter Malia Barger, husband Ryan and son Makana. Margie is also survived by two Aunts, Mrs Nancy Clavere of Sacramento, CA and Mrs Mary Montgomery of Daly City, CA and numerous cousins. A celebration of Margie’s life will be held on Sat. June 1st, at St. Anthony’s Church 148 Makawao St. Kailua. Visitation at 1030am, Mass at 11am with a luncheon directly following in her honor. Contributions may be made to St Anthony’s School Kailua Scholarship Fund or Kailua High Alumni Scholarship Fund. “Aloha Oe Margie”, until we meet again.

MARYLYN LEI KEAWE ROBELLO “SWEETHEART”

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

MARYLYN LEI KEAWE ROBELLO SWEETHEART
70, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away April 25, 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Born June 15, 1942 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is the daughter of Hawaii’s Falsetto Joe Keawe, and Mary Naiheauhau, also member of Fraternal Order Eagle’s, Auxiliary 140, and Ka Hale Hoano O Ke Akua Church. Mahalo to Queen’s Medical Center. She is survived by daughters, Joette “Kalei” (George) Hilo, Jamie (Derek) Mahaulu, Kelli (Stephen) Keawe, Octavia “Honeygirl” Bunker; sons, Joseph (Cheryl) Hosea, Jr., Jay (Leona) Hosea; brother, Joe Keawe, Jr.; 12 grand- children; 6 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Visitation 5:30-9:00 p.m. Friday (5/10) at Mililani Mortuary Downtown Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Saturday (5/11) at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual Attire. For More information, please contact the family @ (808) 847-3047.

ELDON WESLEY SOUZA (CHAI)

Posted On May 1st, 2013 -

ELDON WESLEY SOUZA (CHAI) Age 69, of Waianae, HI, passed away April 9, 2013 in Honolulu. Born April 16, 1943 in Honolulu, HI. A retired crew leader with the City & County of Honolulu Refuse Department. Predeceased by daughter, Tina Meyers. He is survived by wife, Andra Souza; sons, Eldon G. (Nicole) Souza, Justin (Sabrina) Souza; daughter, Kiana Rivera; grand- children, Jontue, Wesley, DJ, Nick, Chelsea, Chad, Chays, Shanyse, Brad; great-grand- children, Aramis & Ariston. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Sunday (May 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Welcome.

Christopher Jay Aamodt

Posted On May 6th, 2013 -

April 16, 2013
Christopher Jay Aamodt, 48, of Hilo, a Hospice of Hilo social worker, died at home. He was born in New Haven, Conn. He is survived by wife Luoluo Hong, father Gary, mother Lila and sister Carla Aamodt-Worth. Celebration of life to be held in Goodyear, Ariz.

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Michiko Abe

Posted On May 17th, 2013 -

May 1, 2013
Michiko Abe, 86, of Kahului, a Maui Land and Pineapple Co. seamstress, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Glenn and Wayne; daughters Ellen Wirbel, Laura Pruse and Susan Abe; brother Joseph Imai; sister Jane Ginoza; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Lois Pfaff Abrams

Posted On May 18th, 2013 -

May 13, 2013
Lois Pfaff Abrams, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Realtor, died in the Queen’s MedicalCenter. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband Arnie, daughter Eve and two grandchildren. Private services.

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LOIS ABRAMS

Posted On May 21st, 2013 -

LOIS ABRAMS 85,
LONG-TIME OAHU REALTOR AND HONOLULU CIVIC FIGURE, PASSES Adopted Hawaiian; Wife of Developer Arnold “Arnie” Abrams Lois Jean Pfaff Abrams, long-time Oahu realtor, civic figure, and adopted Hawaiian who lived in Honolulu for 45 years, passed away on Monday evening, May 13th, at Queens Medical Center, in Honolulu. She died of conditions related to a brain blood clot for which she had surgery on April 21st, according to her only child, Eve Abrams, of Vancouver, B.C. Lois was 85 years old. Lois was a fixture in the Oahu realty industry, retiring in 2010 from nearly four decades of work as a residential real estate specialist, most recently with East Oahu Realty. She earned her broker’s license in 1973, and received many awards over the years for her sales expertise and for her tireless customer service. Lois moved to Honolulu in 1968 with her husband of 57 years, Arnold “Arnie” Abrams, a retired Air Force pilot serving with Pacific Command as a GS-14 Electronic Warfare Officer for Admiral McCain (John McCain’s father), Commander in Chief Pacific. When Arnie left Civil Service, the couple set about making Hawaii their permanent home, with Arnie developing numerous commercial real estate projects in the islands, and Lois eventually earning her residential real estate license. During this time, she and Arnie designed and built their residence, a modern split-level home in Koko Head, with a stunning view of Diamond Head and Maunalua Bay. A statuesque blonde, Lois, or “Lolo” as she was affectionately called, was almost never without her beloved “Ace,” Arnie, as they cut a dashing image across Honolulu and environs, often dining at Roy’s Hawaii Kai, Michel’s and other institutions of the city. Whether Hawaii restaurateurs, including Roy Yamaguchi, or local businesses, including Mountain Apple Records, there were few professionals in Oahu who did not know Lois. Her active political involvement and lust for life were renowned. Born in New York City in 1928, the third child of Frederic and Lydia Pfaff, Lois grew up in Great Neck, Long Island, where she graduated from Great Neck High School, and lived in the Kensington section of the tony New York suburb. She attended Bennington College, in Vermont, for two years, studying theater during the heyday of the prestigious college’s intellectual period. Her roommate was the renowned American abstract expressionist painter, Helen Frankenthaler, and her professors included Shirley Jackson, W. H. Auden, Peter Drucker, and Martha Graham. After leaving Bennington, Lois studied for a year in post-war Paris. She returned to the U.S. in 1947, where she worked at the United Nations, and later spent time in Hollywood as a model. Lois met Arnie while he was an active Air Force fighter pilot, and during the early years of their marriage they were stationed at Air Force bases in the Western U.S., eventually settling in the Bay Area. Lois, who lived most of her life in Honolulu, was a confirmed Kama’aina, even though, as a young woman, she had promised the members of her fourth-generation New York family that she would “never live more than 50 miles outside of New York City.” She is survived by, in addition to her husband and daughter, a granddaughter, Tess McKenna, and grandson, Kieran McKenna, both of Vancouver, B.C. Her ashes were scattered across Maunalua Bay on May 19, 2013.

Amy Kaimi Abulon

Posted On May 17th, 2013 -

April 22, 2013
Amy Kaimi Abulon, 81, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kahana. She is survived by sons Gary and Kevin; daughters Annette Ikeda, Janice Ogomori and Denise Kamimura; brother Benny Ebalei; sisters Sarah Rowland, Elizabeth Yamashita and Josephine Orosco; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Katie F. Acoba

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 13, 2013
Katie F. Acoba, 95, of Pearl City, a Dole and Libby Cannery trimmer, died in Honolulu. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Edwardo and David Sr., 25 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Marcelina Acosta

Posted On May 18th, 2013 -

April 27, 2013
Marcelina Acosta, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Apolinario; sons Sonny, Jerry, Ernesto, Jimmy and Melvin; daughters Elizabeth Nanca, Norma Hayes, Gloria Ramos, Fely Rose Arellano and Zenaida Acosta; brother Esteban; sister Juanita Botulan; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 25 at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of th Temples.

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Marcelina Acosta

Posted On May 22nd, 2013 -

April 27, 2013
Marcelina Acosta, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Apolinario; sons Sonny, Jerry, Ernesto, Jimmy and Melvin; daughters Elizabeth Nanca, Norma Hayes, Gloria Ramos, Fely Rose Arellano and Zenaida Acosta; brothers Emilio and Esteban Ulep; sister Juanita Botulan; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Patricia Adams

Posted On May 31st, 2013 -

May 7, 2013
Patricia Adams, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired UC-San Francisco Hospital pediatrics nurse, died at home. She was born in Anawalt, W.Va. She is survived by son Donald, daughters Susan Esposito and Debra Egbert, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: June 7 at Pohai Nani.

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Catalina Orfiano Agas

Posted On May 15th, 2013 -

April 21, 2013
Catalina Orfiano Agas, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Snow White Linen seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sudipen, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by son Augustine O. Jr., daughters Amelia Kam and Brenda Acosta, and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Church, Kalihi. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Guillermo Agngarayngay

Posted On May 2nd, 2013 -

March 29, 2013
Guillermo “Gimmo” Agngarayngay, 73, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Gattaran, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonila C.; sons Dominador C., Celso C. and Roy C.; daughters Gemma C., Lea C., Jane C. and Dina C.; brothers Pablo A. and Simplicio A.; sisters Damiana A. and Corazon A.; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. May 9 at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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CAREY NOBUO AKAMINE

Posted On May 12th, 2013 -

CAREY NOBUO AKAMINE
63, of Waimanalo, an environmental and safety assistant at Pearl Harbor, passed away May 2, 2013 at Castle Medical Center. Survived by brothers, Glenn Akamine, Craig Akamine; sisters, Rosemary Akamine, Teri-Ann Hemmingson. Visitation 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; services at 11 a.m. Inurnment at 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers.

Carey Nobuo Akamine

Posted On May 13th, 2013 -

May 2, 2013
Carey Nobuo Akamine, 63, of Waimanalo, an environmental and safety assistant at Pearl Harbor and a Navy veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Glenn and Craig, and sisters Rosemary Akamine and Teri-Ann Hemmingson. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Chiaki Akazawa

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 17, 2013
Chiaki Akazawa, 89, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Gay and Robinson mechanic, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by son Clayton; brother Eugene; sisters Misao Mori, Yukiko Kubota and Itsuko Murabayashi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Katherine C. Akona

Posted On May 8th, 2013 -

April 20, 2013
Katherine C. “Kay” Akona, 87, of Worcester, Mass., formerly of Honolulu, a retired first assistant to the director of operations at Pan American World Airways in Hono-lulu, died in Worcester. She was born in Worcester. She is survived by brothers Robert E. and John T. Conlon. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Duke Alboro

Posted On May 31st, 2013 -

May 16, 2013
Duke Alboro, 53, of North Las Vegas died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Pearlie M., father Domingo Sr. and sisters Linda Takahashi, Adele Hayman, Lydia Mendes and Carol Nakamura. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lahaina United Methodist Church. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at the church ocean front. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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GARY MARC ALDEN

Posted On May 30th, 2013 -

GARY MARC ALDEN Age 63, of Kailua, Oahu, passed away May 28, 2013 in Kailua, Oahu. Born in New Jersey. He was employed by Ecolab. He is survived by wife, Sue Alden; daughters, Kimberly Gonzalez, Laura Barrett; grand- children, Kahlea Barrett, Jacob Barrett, Joshua Gonzalez, Marc Gonzalez. Celebration of Life information: Friday, May 31, 2013 @ 5:30pm; The Elks Club, Waikiki; 2933 Kalakaua Avenue; Honolulu, Hi 96815.

Gary Marc Alden

Posted On May 31st, 2013 -

May 28, 2013
Gary Marc Alden, 63, of Kailua, an Ecolab employee, died in Kailua. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by wife Sue, daughters Kimberly Gonzalez and Laura Barrett, and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. today at Elks Honolulu Lodge, Waikiki. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, www.lls.org.

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Coleta Parubrub Alejandro

Posted On May 30th, 2013 -

May 3, 2013
Coleta Parubrub Alejandro, 99, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by caregivers Tessie P. Fernando and Ailyn P. Lum, stepson Alfredo, seven stepgrandchildren, 18 stepgreat-grandchildren and four stepgreat-great-grandchildren. Visita- tion: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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COLETA PARUBRUB ALEJANDRO

Posted On May 31st, 2013 -

COLETA PARUBRUB ALEJANDRO Age 99, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 3, 2013 in Honolulu. Born March 6, 1914 in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sister-in- laws, Filomena Parubrub, Leonora Parubrub, Lucia Fernando; caregivers, Tessie Parubrub Fernando, Ailyn Parubrub Lum; stepson, Alfredo (Ana) Alejandro; 7 step-grandchildren; 18 step- great-grandchildren; 4 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (June 3) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu). Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Albert Alexander

Posted On May 14th, 2013 -

May 9, 2013
Albert Alexander, 88, of MountainView, Hawaii, a retired electronic technician for RCA and Litton Industries, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Annette, daughter April Hayward and sister Evelyn Poff. Private services.

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PONCIE T. ALONZO

Posted On May 13th, 2013 -

PONCIE T. ALONZO Age 90, of Honolulu, passed away April 9, 2013 at Leahi Hospital. Born December 11 1922 in Manaoag, Pangasinan, P.I. Retired housekeeper from the Hilton Hawaiian Village. He is survived by wife, Francisca Alonzo; sons, Virgilio (Faustina) Alonzo, Jesus (Paulina) Alonzo, Ponciano (Jocelyn) Alonzo, Engracio (Yolanda) Alonza, Tranquilino (Lea) Alonzo, Rolando (Jean) Alonzo; daughters, Merlita (Lando) Nastor, Gloria (Berlino) Corpuz Jr, Estrella (Federico) Cabiles Jr, Soraida (Alipio) Epresto Jr; sister, Cipriana Argel; 26 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Saturday 5/18 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 7:00 p.m. Final services and burial will be held in the Philippines.

Poncie T. Alonzo

Posted On May 14th, 2013 -

April 9, 2013
Poncie T. Alonzo, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Francisca; sons Virgilio, Jesus, Ponciano, Engracio, Tranquilino and Rolando; daughters Merlita Nastor, Gloria Corpuz, Estrella Cabiles and Soraida Epresto; sister Cipriana Argel; 26 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Final services and burial in the Philippines.

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Josephine Aloya

Posted On May 2nd, 2013 -

April 14, 2013
Josephine “Jo” Aloya, 89, of Ewa Beach, a retired Hyatt Regency Hotel inspectress, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Randall; daughters Joleen Rubio, Georgette Wood, Janis Goff and Audrey Higa; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.

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