Archive for May 27th, 2013

Leonard Bernard Augustus

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April 15, 2013
Leonard Bernard Augustus, 66, of Honolulu, a warehouse laborer for Auto Batteries Recycling Services, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Leonard Clay Vegas and Geno and Jon Akui; brothers Jonny, Anthony, Larry and Jasper; sister Geraldine Augustus; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life:11 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Beach in Waianae.

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Daniel George Betsui

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Dec. 20, 2012
Daniel George Betsui, 67, of Koloa, Kauai, a Kauai County firefighter, died at home. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by son Byron and sister Carol Young. Visitation:9 a.m. June 15 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel, Koloa. Services:10 a.m.

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Jeanne Ellen Dobbs

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May 20, 2013
Jeanne Ellen Dobbs, 64, of Honolulu, a retired Macy’s store manager in Waikiki, died in Honolulu. She was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She is survived by husband Marc S. Kennedy Sr., son Sabre Jr., daughters Amy R. and Stacy R. Kennedy, mother Mary, sister Donna and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. June 3 at Holy Trinity Church. Mass:11 a.m. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Daisy Yuk Kwai Pang Dung

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May 9, 2013
Daisy Yuk Kwai Pang Dung, 82, of Honolulu, a nurse and real estate investor, died in KaiserMedical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joseph W. Deng; daughters Janice D. Chang, Lili BLD Ervin and Mary L. Dung; brothers Alfred, Walter and Herbert Pang; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu MemorialPark & Mortuary, east chapel. Services:11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Theresa School, 712 N. School St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Rose Victoria Ellison

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May 17, 2013
Rose Victoria “Rosie” Ellison, 74, of Hilo, a former owner of Rosie’s Diner in downtown Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Dwayne Tucker, sons Randy Furukado and Emery Racadio, brothers Gilbert Ramos and Larry Pagan, sisters Violet Diederiks and Evangeline Carreira, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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GARY TETSUO HAYASHI

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GARY TETSUO HAYASHI 69, of Honolulu, passed away on April 18, 2013, in Osaka, Japan, where he lived with his wife, Sanae Umeda. Gary was an English instructor at Kansai University for 10 years. Gary graduated from the University of Hawaii Laboratory School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He served 4 years in the U.S. Army as a Captain. Gary was known for his kindness and compassionate ways. He worked for the Office of Equal Opportunity and served as a director of Headstart on the Big Island. He was also a realtor, insurance agent and financial planner. Gary is also survived by sisters, Joan Oya, Janet Fujioka, Betty Nishihara and brother-in-law, Lloyd Nishihara. Visitation from 3:00 p.m. and service at 4:00 p.m. at Hosoi Garden Mortuary on Saturday, June 1, 2013.

Edwin T. Hirai

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April 26, 2013
Edwin T. “Hirai” Hirai, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Eastman Kodak warehouse clerk and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gayle T.; daughter Chanel A. Kipper; brothers Walter T. and Francis S.; sisters June S. Hirai, Margaret Tom and Eleanor Marquez; and a stepgrandchild. Visitation:4 p.m. June 3 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Online condolences:www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Kenneth Sin Hee Ho

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May 18, 2013
Kenneth Sin Hee Ho, 85, of Aiea, an aircraft mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lily M.; sons Kendrick and Keith Allen; daughters Liane Uchima, Lynnora Ono and Lorna Anderson; sisters Dorothy Jung and Pearl Kau; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Honolulu. Services:10:30 a.m. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Henry Arthur Jr.

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May 11, 2013
Henry Arthur Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Transportation inspector and an Air Force veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Reiko; daughter Karen Onaka; brother Howard Kashiwada; sisters Frances Okuhata,Doris Matsumoto and Lavaina Ferreira; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Anthony Ahkui Young Jr.

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April 27, 2013
Anthony Ahkui Young Jr., 64, of Kapolei, a Roberts Hawaii bus driver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Werlina; son ChristianLee; daughter Antoinette; brothers Allan, Gilbert and Howard; and sisters Judy Ramento and Darlene Fernandez. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Mitsuko Miyata

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April 30, 2013
Mitsuko Miyata, 92, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa auxiliary services clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dean I., daughters Joanne H. Kealoha and Sharon M. Aoki, brother Kiyoshi Hashimoto, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Elsie Kiyome Nakandakare

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May 19, 2013
Elsie Kiyome Nakandakare, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education cafeteria worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Eileen Ling, Beverly Kawamura, Karen Nakadakare-Littleton and Sharon Mossing; sister Misae Higa; seven grandchildren; and six grandchildren. Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 5 p.m.

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MARTA ACOB NUEVA

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MARTA ACOB NUEVA Age 99, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 25, 2013 in Aiea. Born January 10, 1914 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son, Artemio (Leonila) Nueva; daughters, Celestina Bueno, Alberta “Beth” Delos Santos; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grand- children; 8 great-great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday (June 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 4) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Miyuki Puckett

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April 26, 2013
Miyuki Puckett, 82, of Mililani, the first Japanese national licensed broker to work at Summit Realty, Aiea, died in Mililani. She was born in Okawa, Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by son Fukuyuki, daughter Leslie R. Lewis, sister Hiroko Contreras, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alfred John Roman

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April 18, 2013
Alfred John Roman, 57, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, an automotive body repairman, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Kimberly. Private services.

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Elsa Kuulei Sabate

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May 8, 2013
Elsa Kuulei Sabate, 44, ofPearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Jerryand Cammy, brother Jeremy and grandparent Connie Estocondo. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Katherine M. Shirabe

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May 16, 2013
Katherine M. Shirabe, 82, of Honolulu, a retired film processer for Kodak, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Edwin K. and sisters Helen Chong and Annie Malama. Private services.

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Robert Saburo Suzuki

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April 11, 2013
Robert Saburo Suzuki, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Gentry Homes carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by daughter Jeriann Yamanaka, brothers Masaharu and Thomas, sisters Shannon Araki and NancyHong, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Feliza Gloria Lagazo Tagavilla

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April 26, 2013
Feliza Gloria Lagazo Tagavilla, 87, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Anthony “Tony,” Christopher “Vito” and Salvador; daughter Emma C.; sister Juanita “Aning”Labuguen; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Burial:11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Shane Peni Tau

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May 13, 2013
Shane Peni Tau, 34, of Waipahu, a residential specialist, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He is survived by son Michael L., daughters Shayna-Lyn L. and Shylah L., father David, mother Maureen Paea, brother Carlos and sister Natalie Tau. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services:11:30 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Clinton Munemitsu Tokuda

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May 17, 2013
Clinton Munemitsu Tokuda, 86, of Aiea, an Army veteran and a retired pumping station mechanic for the city Wastewater Management Division, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He survived by wife Jane E., brother Yoshihiro and sisters Tamaki and Dorothy S. Private services.

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Howard Kiyoumi Ushijima

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April 18, 2013
Howard Kiyoumi Ushijima, 96, of Aiea, an employee of Wahiawa Distributors and of the state, died in Kapolei. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Hishiko; sons Bobby and Ronald; daughters Catherine Kaneshiro and Joyce Takata; sisters Ethel Hironaka, Merle Ragasa, Kimiyo Koyamatsu and Shizue Tan; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tom Tomoyoshi Yamane

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May 24, 2013
Tom Tomoyoshi Yamane, 88, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Community College vocational educational coordinator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Misao, sons James and Robert, brother Haru, sister Saeko Imade and four grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lillian Yasuyo Yano

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April 22, 2013
Lillian Yasuyo Yano, 84, of Mililani, a retired secretary at Hickam Air Force Base and anikebana instructor at Kalihi Library and Olaloa Retirement Center, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Howard, Wilfred and Thomas; and sister Aileen Asato. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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