Archive for May 8th, 2013

Katherine C. Akona

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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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Sylvia Maxine Arneho

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April 29, 2013
Sylvia Maxine Arneho, 76, of Ewa Beach, an Ewa Beach Chop Suey employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Allen A.; daughters Elana Martinovich, Edwina R. Dewald and Sherry Ann Arneho; brother William “Billy” Johansen; sister Alfrieda Gomes; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at SGI-USA, 2729 Pali Highway. Services: 7 p.m. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nimitz Beach, Pavilion No. 1814, Barbers Point.

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Rosalina Fiesta Bautista

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April 19, 2013
Rosalina Fiesta Bautista, 85, of Waipahu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roberto, Francisco, Jose Jr., Gerardo and Carlos; daughters Benedicta Ventura, Margarita Viloria and Emilia Juan; 27 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Mary Blanche Beckley

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April 17, 2013
Mary Blanche “Peaches” Beckley, 61, of Kailua, a retired hospital supervisor, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Frederick “Freddy Boy” and hanai sister Mary Jane McGuire. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Waimanalo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Carmen Yap Berg

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April 4, 2013
Carmen Yap Berg, 93, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Iloilo City, Philippines. She is survived by son Norman, daughter Lyla “Bonnie” and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Jean Chapman

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March 29, 2013
Helen Jean Chapman, 98, of Kona, a retiree, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Topeka, Kan. She is survived by son Geoffrey, daughters Alison and Leslie, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday on the Glass Bottom Boat at Kailua Pier, Kona. Scattering of ashes to follow in Kailua Bay, Kona. Casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Avocats or Hulihee Palace, both in Kona.

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Alfredo Santos Dela Cruz

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April 18, 2013
Alfredo Santos “Fred” Dela Cruz, 74, of Kapolei, a retiree from Oka’s Auto Body Shop in Waipahu, died in Aiea. He was born in Cavite City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonila, sons Solomon and Jun, daughters Ellen Dulcero and Flo Hipolito, and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Howard H. Date

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April 28, 2013
Howard H. Date, 72, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired Waimea Canyon Middle School science teacher, died at home. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by wife Sarah, son Daryl, daughters Rochelle Braun and Kristl Date-Dopps, sisters Trudy Uechi and Charlotte Date, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at West Kauai Hongwanji Waimea. Services: 11:30 a.m. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Rayshell K. Gamponia

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April 8, 2013
Rayshell K. Gamponia, 52, of Las Vegas, a hairdresser and cosmetologist, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by father William Sr., brother William Jr., sister Willette and a grandparent. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Church, Aiea. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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HOWARD LEONARD GUERRERO

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HOWARD LEONARD GUERRERO
July 22, 1922 – April 11, 2013 Howard Leonard Guerrero of Kapahulu, Oahu is flying with the angels and joined our heavenly father on April 11, 2013 while at St. Francis Hospice. Howard was born in Lualualei, Oahu July 22, 1922 to Samuel P. and Lena Guerrero. As a toddler the family moved to Kapahulu where he resided until his passing. A 1942 graduate of St. Louis High School who played on the championship football team his senior year. Football was a favorite sport and Howard played for the Hawaiian Warriors, a pro team in Hawaii during that time. Howard also was a referee and lines judge for the ILH Football league at the old Honolulu stadium. Howard retired from Pearl Harbor Shipyard, Shop 51. He joined his Dad Sam at Guerrero Electric Company and operated the company many years. Guerrero Electric Company was the electrical contractor for the former United Airlines Hawaiian Open Golf Tournament at Waialae Country Club. Howard thoroughly enjoyed this special time in his life, as he was a passionate golfer. Howard, Daddy, Grandpa has touched the hearts of many with his unconditional love, laughter, words of wisdom and his enduring spirit. His children and grandchildren were his life’s work and joy. Howard Guerrero is survived by his wife Grayce, children: Sons, Lloyd, Myron (Tamiko), step son Aldan Wong; and daughters from Fountain Valley, California, Penny Mae Takahashi (Ron), and Cheri Ann Guerrero, daughter in law Mitsuko along with 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; Sisters Kanoe Souza (Sammy) Margery Kekauoha (Phillip) and Haunani Ching (Billy) as well as numerous nephews and nieces. His Son Howard Jr. welcomed him to Heaven. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Services at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow. Aloha Attire.

Langatoli Halaifonua

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April 22, 2013
Langatoli Halaifonua, 54, of Honolulu, an Imua Landscaping landscaper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Vaini, Tonga. He is survived by wife Loleini, sons Tahilanu and Thomas, daughter Caroline, father Tahilanu, brother Sione and sister Matileti Havea. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Church Waikiki, 130 Ohua Ave., Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Steven William Hanson

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May 2, 2013
Steven William Hanson, 56, of Kaneohe, a painter, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by hanai son Christian Baltzar, father Robert, mother Sandra and brothers Greg and Mark. Services to be held at a later date.

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Harris Hiromi Hasegawa

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April 21, 2013
Harris Hiromi Hasegawa, 69, of Kaneohe, a MidPac Lumber Co. glass division manager, retired Servco Windward Toyota salesman and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene A., daughters Denise R. Fujiwara and Dayna T. Hasegawa, stepfather Harold Fautheree and stepmother Edna. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yoshikazu Isa

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April 21, 2013
Yoshikazu Isa, 100, of Hilo, owner of the former Y. Isa Vegetable Store in the former Olaa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Stanley, Melvin, Wayne and Ricky; brothers Tamotsu and Isawo; sisters Kiyoko Imada and Toyoko Miyasato; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Yanyan Jim

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April 27, 2013
Yanyan Jim, 56, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice-Nuuanu. She was born in Beijing. She is survived by husband Henry, daughter Shasha, brother Guangyao, sisters Guangcai and Miaomiao, and five stepgrandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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YANYAN (LINDA) WANG JIM

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YANYAN (LINDA) WANG JIM (56) of Honolulu and China, passed away on April 27, 2013. She was born in Beijing, China. Survived by her husband Henry, beloved dog Shasha, step son’s Ken (Laurie), Cory (Yancey), and 5 step grand- children: Brandon, Matthew, Austin, Andrew, and Lily. In China; survived by brother Guangyao, two sisters Guangcai and Miaomiao, nephew Wangfeigh, nieces Helen and Jena. Yanyan held jobs in Beijing including tour guide. Celebration of Life services will be held at Downtown Borthwick Mortuary on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Visitation 4:30pm – 5:30pm, Service 5:30pm. Casual Attire, Please no flowers.

Beatrice B.S. Kim

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April 29, 2013
Beatrice B.S. Kim, 93, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Donald Lee; brothers Peter, Herman, Kenneth, Charlie, David and Bobby; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Lorenzo Mateo Lazo

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April 14, 2013
Lorenzo Mateo Lazo, 103, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Hospital housekeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Felix, Rodrigo, Julio and Danilo; daughter Josefa Alejo; brother Rosito; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary, Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Campwood Mahalo

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April 15, 2013
Campwood “Buddy” Mahalo, 55, of Kihei, Maui, a Navy veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. He is survived by brothers Clinton K. Mahalo, and Casey and Leslie Kauai; and sisters Blanche K. Yap, Beverly K. Kalawa, Bernadette I. Lolohea and Ramona K. Mahalo. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William Martines

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April 24, 2013
William “Willy” Martines, 68, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a laborer at the former Hamakua Sugar Mill Co., died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by son William Jr., daughter Bridgitte Potkonicky, brother Jerry, hanai sister Darlene and six grandchildren. Private services.

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MAL KUM MOON

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MAL KUM MOON Age 87, of Honolulu, passed away April 12, 2013 at Straub Clinic & Hospital. Born June 20, 1925 in Ulsan, Korea. Member of Agape Mission Baptist Church. She is survived by son, Sung Jin Moon; daughters, Kyong Cha Park, Young Soon (Ilsung) Lee, So Soon (Byung Wan) Moon, Yang Ja (Juseop) Lee, Jung Ja (Hyun Tae) Lee, Sun Ja Moon, Hyo Shim (Choon Sung) Lee, Bokyung (Jae Kwon) Lee; 17 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday 5/14 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Mitsuo Nakamura

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April 28, 2013
Mitsuo Nakamura, 91, of Honolulu, a retired textile salesman at G. Von Hamm Textile, died. He was born in Japan. He is survived by wife Hanako, son Akira, sisters Fumie Nakashima and Kimie Isono, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Hisae Oda

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April 30, 2013
Hisae Oda, 90, of Honolulu, a retired group coordinator at the Royal Hawaiian and Sheraton Waikiki hotels, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne, daughter Gwyne Isa, brothers George and James Shimabukuro, sister Caroline Matsumura, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to charity.

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Mark In Paik

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May 3, 2013
Mark In Paik, 88, of Honolulu, a retired JTB Hawaii tour escort, died at home. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by son Young J., daughter Ena Noh and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Christ United Methodist Church-Keeaumoku. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Faustino Patcho

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April 16, 2013
Faustino “Tino” Patcho, 80, of Waianae died in Aiea. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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HELEN “Bunny” UYENO PERRY

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HELEN BUNNY UYENO PERRY
Helen “Bunny” Uyeno Perry, 91, a passionate homemaker died at Castle Medical Center on April 28, 2013 surrounded by her family. The sixth of eleven children she was born on August 2, 1921 to Masaji Uyeno and Carrie Costa in Ookala, HI and grew up on Oahu. She lived most of her life in Aina Haina raising her family with her husband Elwin who was called by the Lord nearly 10 years ago after 61 years of marriage. Bunny was an avid gardener and accomplished cook, who loved to share her pecan crisps, mango chutney and chili pepper jelly with family and friends. Survived by 4 children Linda (John) O’Brien of Pacifica, California, Bonnie Galuteria of Kailua, Craig (Eileen) Perry of Aiea and Celeste (Alan) Krepack of Mill Valley, California. Calling her Grand- mommy were 11 grandchildren Kimberly Olsen, Jeannine O’Brien, Kekoa O’Brien, Tanya Fetters, Ann Kam, Kanani Galuteria, Jennifer Perry, Rick Perry, Nicole Levak, Aaron Krepack & Harrison Krepack. 11 great grandchildren called her Vovo: Sara & Emma Olsen, Bryant, Micah, Tyana & Breanna Fetters, Brandi & Koa Kam, Levi Perry, Joshua Perry-Kruse & Coco Moore. She is also survived by brother James Charles Uyeno of Kaimuki. Please join us for a Celebration of Life at Diamond Head Chapel on May 13th visitation at 9:30 followed by services at 10:30.

Kelly Kawailanamalie Hi‘ilani Pili

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April 24, 2013
Kelly Kawailanamalie Hi‘ilani Pili, infant daughter of David Easton and Shayna Pili, of Kailua, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kailua. She is also survived by grandparents Quentin Pili and Shelly Easton. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Pedro Reyes

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April 18, 2013
Pedro “Mr. Pete” Reyes, 73, of Hilo, owner of the former Pete’s Shoe Repair and employee at Aloha Key Shop at Sears in Hilo, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mabel, son Dominic, brothers Clemente Jr. and Thomas, and sisters Catherine Mamhot and Mary Cordero. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Condolences may be sent to Mabel Reyes, 1906 Kinoole St., Hilo, HI 96720.

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Edward Lawrence Cambra Sr.

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May 3, 2013
Edward Lawrence Cambra Sr., 80, of Waianae, a city wastewater supervisor and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Clara W.; son Edward “Larry” Jr.; daughters Chantal Seitz, Cheryl Ann “Kaipoala” DeCastro and Vanessa Sylva; sister Eleanora Cadinha; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jeanella Marie Stuart

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May 6, 2013
Jeanella Marie “Jeannie” Stuart, 45, of Kapaa, Kauai, died. She was born in Kansas. She is survived by mother Wanda, brother Earl R. II, sisters Barbara A. Harbour and Pamela S. Riley, and grandparent Anna M. Hobbs. No services.

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