Archive for May 15th, 2013

Catalina Orfiano Agas

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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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Ikaika K.L. Andrade

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April 29, 2013
Ikaika K.L. Andrade, 19, of Makaha will be remembered in services 10 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay, Waianae. He died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father John F.; brothers Fred Curimao Jr., and Keoni, Kalaheo, Kekoa and Joshua Andrade; sister Tiana; and grandparents Rita Andrade and Michael and Pacita Hoaeae. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday.

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Bibiana Manalang Aribon

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May 8, 2013
Bibiana Manalang Aribon, 86, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a self-employed care home operator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Balaoan, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by sons Edwin and Rogelio, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 8 at Immaculate Conception Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Juan Bolosan

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March 19, 2013
Juan “Johnny” Bolosan, 70, of Mililani, a retired diagnostic imaging manager at Wahiawa General Hospital, died in Aiea. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Sharon “Snuffy”; son Jaron; daughter Shamayn Ogawa; sisters Genedina Goo and Norma and Dr. Lydia Bolosan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Julita Negrillo Calima

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May 12, 2013
Julita Negrillo Calima, 65, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired elementary school teacher in the Philippines, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Luna, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by sons Roel and Virgilio; daughter Loreta Badua; brothers Feniano, Cipriano and Ramon Negrillo; sisters Maxima Gaines, Teresa Bailey, Patricia Negrillo, Maria Zabala, Vicky Redaus and Imelda Quiban; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Raymond Crenshaw

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May 8, 2013
Raymond Crenshaw, 69, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired deBoer Trucking Co. truck driver, died. He was born in Frederick, Okla. He is survived by daughter Heather Gacayan, sister Cynthia Thompson and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Mark Sal Garcia

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May 5, 2013
Mark Sal Garcia, 33, of Kailua, chief operating officer of MOC of Hawaii, will be remembered in a celebration of life 7 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. He died in Honolulu. He was born in Escondido, Calif. He is survived by wife Chivon, son Caleb, daughter Danee’, parents Sal and Sabas, and brothers Richard and David. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday. Final services and burial in Escondido. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Donations suggested to the Mark S. Garcia Memorial Fund in care of any Bank of Hawaii branch. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Monday.

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Abraham A. Hall

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April 12, 2013
Abraham A. Hall, 68, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna Lee, brothers Bobby and Steven, and sisters Kehau Chambliss, Miki St. Laurent, Pua Hall-Ramiro, Annie Hall and Judy Ahmad. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. May 22 at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Buddy Y. Kagawa

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April 29, 2013
Buddy Y. Kagawa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired B&H Refrigeration partner and an Army veteran who served on the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Tripler Center for Aging. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yoneko M.; sons Keith, Tyrus and Robert; brothers Donald, Paul, Lawrence and Ernest; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Jeffrey W.M. Keola

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April 5, 2013
Jeffrey W.M. “Jeff” Keola, 53, of Waianae, formerly of McCully, a budget technician at Tripler Army Medical Center, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother James “Kimo” and sister Kammie. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Clarence Kenichi Kikuda

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Feb. 20, 2013
Clarence Kenichi “Larry” Kikuda, 75, of Los Angeles, a C&M Fine Pack Inc. salesman and an Air Force veteran, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by son Henry, daughters Carrie Alfaro and Christine Munuoz, brother Grant, sister Linda Nagai and three grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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Ruth S. Maeda

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April 8, 2013
Ruth S. Maeda, 92, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband James K., sons Jerry and Michael Kim, sister Nora Oshiro, 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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JOSE GAMAYON MANGROBANG

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JOSE GAMAYON MANGROBANG Age 83, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away April 1, 2013 in Honolulu. Born December 29, 1929 in Aiea, HI. He was employed at Oahu Sugar Company. He is survived by wife, Castora G. Mangrobang; sons, Samuel Mangrobang, Frank (Laurenze) Mangrobang; daughters, Lilia (Osualdo) Edrosolan, Gloria (Marc) Butin, Crecencia (Ed) Atianzar; sisters, Rosita (Sixto) Ganal, Lucrecia Guiling; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (May 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (May 20) at Immaculate Conception Church (91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa Beach); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

James Ross McGovern

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May 12, 2013
James Ross McGovern, 74, of Pearl City, a computer engineer and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Iowa. He is survived by wife Lorena M.L., daughter Cheryl Ann L.W. Freitas and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to charity.

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Hiroshi Muranaka

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May 4, 2013
Hiroshi Muranaka, 96, of Honolulu, a retired computer programmer for the Department of the Army at Fort Shafter, and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Steven, daughter Sharon Schroeder, sister Sumiko Usui, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Edward Katsuyoshi Nakagawa

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March 21, 2013
Edward Katsuyoshi Nakagawa, 69, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Stacey A., mother Tsuyako Higa, brother Nelson, sister Carol Mcleod and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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John Robert Nitz

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May 4, 2013
John Robert Nitz, 65, of Honolulu, a Meadow Gold Dairies truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by sisters Nancy Barrett and Judy Huerta. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Colbert Terumi Nozaki

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April 26, 2013
Colbert Terumi Nozaki, 89, of Kailua-Kona, a retired building inspector, died at home. He was born in Kainaliu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Doris, daughters Eileen Yu and Janice Ikeda, brother Roger, sister Ruth Mizuno, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Glenn M. Okino

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May 1, 2013
Glenn M. Okino, 67, of Honolulu, a retired city construction inspector, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialae. He is survived by wife Pauline, son Byron, daughters Carine and Jan, brother Kenneth, sister Shirley and a grandchild. Private services.

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Nellie Pellazar

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May 10, 2013
Nellie Pellazar, 71, of Waikapu, Maui, a retired state Department of Education secretary, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Nathan N. Sr.; son Nathan N. Jr.; daughters Christine Barendrick, Letitia Tsukimura and Leah Kikuchi; sisters Constance and Norma Arzaga, Betty Arzaga-Johnson and Judy Alconcel; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Urn burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Phyllis June Perreira

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April 16, 2013
Phyllis June Perreira, 77, of Kailua, a nurse and a Navy veteran, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rory Jibben; daughter Alysa Costa; stepsons Antone, James and Herman Jr.; stepdaughters Margie Pacheco and Malia Mataele; brother Oliver Pedro; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 20 at St. John Vianney Church-Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Monday.

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Catherine Cressie Bulgo Pono

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CATHERINE CRESSIE BULGO PONO age 100, of Kaneohe, passed away in Kailua on April 24, 2013. She was born on October 22, 1912 in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She was a former head matron at Sears Ala Moana. She is survived by daughter, Vivian P. (Godfrey Sr.) Ortiz; granddaughter, Vivian “Babette” (Dean) Tamayoshi; grandson, Godfrey “GJ” Ortiz, Jr.; four great- grandchildren; two great-great- grandchildren. Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; visitation to begin at 9:30 a.m.; service 10:45 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Randy Balais Ragonjan

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April 14, 2013
Randy Balais Ragonjan, 34, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Chance, daughter Ashley, parents Dino and Yolanda, and brother Russell. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eva Lum Shak

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May 1, 2013
Eva Lum Shak, 90, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Arthur; sons Gayle M. and Arthur T.; daughters Eloise A. Shak and Pamela S. Jinnohara; brothers Benjamin, Joe and Ray Lum; sisters Christina Ikeda, Lydia Au, Ada Conching, Betty Takahashi and Francine Castro; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church-Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jon Shigeho Shibata

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April 30, 2013
Jon Shigeho “Spinner” Shibata, 78, of Hilo, a retired Hawaiian Airlines agent, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Florence H., son Ricky T., daughters Suzanne T. Kong and Sandee S. Gee, brother Takumi, sisters Hatsuko “Jade” Tsutsui and Asayo Rinehart, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. May 22 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. May 23 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen K. Silva

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May 2, 2013
Helen K. Silva, 86, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Paul P. Jr., Egon Sr., Abram, Ira and Cameron; daughters Paulette Grace, Helena Medeiros, Winona Lee, Helen Kimble, Paula Bacio, Maryann Manintin, Nornette Gallardo, Hildegarde Miyashiro and Xan Silva; sister Hazel Bishaw; 35 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Aagot Hinrichsen Cain Stambaugh

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Jan. 16, 2013
Aagot Hinrichsen Cain “Ricki” Stambaugh, 85, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Weston, Mass., a Phillips Academy Andover trustee and a Realtor, died. She was born in Maunaloa, Molokai. She is survived by husband Armstrong A.; sons John E. III and David B.; daughter Carolyn C. Ware; stepdaughters Susan Beaton, Sally Huber and Betsy Warr; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services in Weston. No flowers. Donations suggested to First Congregational Church, P.O. Box 3000, PMB 3111, West Tisbury, MA 02575.

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Penisimani Taufa

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May 1, 2013
Penisimani Taufa, 82, of Lahaina, a retired Royal Lahaina Resort maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by sons Makamoeafi, Sione T. and Matenoa; daughters Meletupou Fiuangaihetau, Lesieli T. Clark, Lavinia T. Finekifolau, Luseane Taufa and Eniselina F. Niu; sisters Lavinia Fepale, Lotu Ului and Ofa Moni; 26 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului ward. Services: 7:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Robert H. Tsuchiya

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April 18, 2013
Robert H. Tsuchiya, 79, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Ford Motor Co. automotive mechanic, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by sisters Eleanor Sasaki, Elsie Koigawachi and Gladys Yamashiro. Private services. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice.

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Nelson Neal Tuitele

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May 4, 2013
Nelson Neal Tuitele, 54, of Honolulu, a prep cook and an Air National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Jewell L.; father Nelson T.; brothers Carlson, Timothy and Davis; and sister Jewell K. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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