Archive for June, 2013

EDWIN TEIJI SATO

Posted On June 29th, 2013 -

EDWIN TEIJI SATO Age 74, passed away May 30, 2013 in Aiea. Born July 4,1938 in Ewa, HI. Edwin was formerly employed by Japan Airlines. He is survived by wife, Misao Sato; sons, Edward Sato, Brian (Yuni) Sato, Jason (Lynn) Sato, Keith (Malia) Sato, Roy (Shirley) Sato; brothers, Benjamin Sato, Clifford (Pamela) Sato; sister, Phyllis Sato; 6 grandchildren; 4 great- grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (July 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Wednesday 7/3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

CLYDE STEPHEN SOUZA

Posted On June 29th, 2013 -

CLYDE STEPHEN SOUZA Age 65, of Brockton, MA, passed away June 8, 2013 in Boston, MA. Born January 7, 1948 in Honolulu, HI. Formerly food and beverage manager for Aloha Stadium and Captain’s Table Holiday Inn Waikiki. He is survived by daughter, Nicole Yamashiro; brother, Wade Anthony Souza; sisters, Shirley Sousa, Frances Achee of MA, Yvonne Santos; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (July 2) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Henry G. “Zap” Zapata

Posted On June 29th, 2013 -

Henry G. “Zap” Zapata (CW02) US Army Retired Passed away November 29, 2012 at his home in Fircrest, WA. Formerly of Iliaina Street, Kailua, Zap was born July 15, 1931 in Corpus Christi, TX. He worked 44 years for the US government, serving 22 years with the US Army and 22 years at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shop 06 as a crane maintenance supervisor. He is survived by his wife, Mary, stepmother, Tomasa Zapata of Corpus Christi, TX, four sons Henry Jr. of Long Beach, CA, Irwin, Joey and Ronnie Zapata, daughter Anuhea (Ricky) Daley of Fircrest, WA, three hanai daughters G. Kaui (Ben) Fernandez, L. Pinky (John) Kahaloa, and Bonnie-Lynn Versola, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Inurnment will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), Monday, July 01, 2013 at 10:30 am. Family requests no flowers. The family would like to thank the Asaeli ‘ohana and Hope Colosimo of Fircrest, WA.

MANUEL “MANNY” CORPUZ DOMINGO

Posted On June 29th, 2013 -

MANUEL “MANNY” CORPUZ DOMINGO Age 57, of Kapolei, HI, passed away May 12, 2013 in Honolulu. Born December 27, 1955 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Worked for Federal Government as an electrician. He is survived by wife, Lydia G. Domingo; daughters, Raisa Domingo, Chelsea Domingo; father, Alejo Domingo; brothers, Danny Domingo, Albert (Lani) Domingo; sisters, Nenita Domingo, Jocelyn (Roland) Advincula, Lydia (Henry) Berdadero. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (June 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (July 1) at St. Jude Church; (92-455 Makakilo Dr., Makakilo) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ALFREDO “PEDONG” PANELA

Posted On June 29th, 2013 -

ALFREDO “PEDONG” PANELA Age 83, of Kailua, HI, passed away June 7, 2013 in Kailua. Born June 20, 1929 in Haina, HI. He is survived by wife, Yukie Panela; sons, Andrew (Julie) Panela, Alfred (Teri) Panela, Michael Runnels; daughters, June (James) Marr, Rowena (Kermit) Hanson, Faye (Dean) Hara, Charlotte Runnels, Lu Ann Runnels; brother, William (Carmen) Valera; sister, Beatrice (George) Cabral; 12 grandchildren; 3 great- grandchildern. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (July 3) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu); Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire.

FRANCIS KAZUO KANESHIRO “FRENCHY”

Posted On June 12th, 2013 -

FRANCIS KAZUO KANESHIRO FRENCHY Yago: Meno Kanagusuku, age 82, of Honolulu, passed away on June 4, 2013. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired assistant manager for Columbia Inn. A member of Oroku Aza Jin Kai and KUA Umpires Association, he is survived by his wife, Natsuko; son, Gareth (Michele) Kaneshiro; grandsons, Cody and Ty; brother, Robert (Jeanne) Kaneshiro; sisters, Lily Higuchi and Doris (Billy) Sheppard. Funeral service 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2013, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; visitation from 5:00 p.m. No flowers.

JOSEPH KALEIKAPUOKALANI POOMAIHEALANI JR. “KAPU”

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

JOSEPH KALEIKAPUOKALANI POOMAIHEALANI JR. KAPU Age 69, of Waianae, HI, passed away May 10, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born November 2, 1943 in Honolulu, HI. A retiree of the Operators Engineers Union, Local 3 and the Department of Hawaiian Homelands. A member of Ka Ma Kua Mau Loa Church, Honolulu. A volunteer for Self Help Housing. He is survived by spouse, Ellen K. “Pudge” Poomaihealani; sons, Lawrence (Lisa) Keamo, Joseph K. Poomaihealani III, Paul G. Poomaihealani, John Henry K. (Leilani “Roxy”) Poomaihealani; daughter, Rose Ann Leilani (Oliver “Oni”) Poomaihealani; sister, Lyla Arline Cahill; brother, Kalanina’ ahienaena Poomaihealani; 28 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday (June 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 7:00 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ROLAND SEIZEN TAKASATO, SR. “TAKA”

Posted On June 14th, 2013 -

ROLAND SEIZEN TAKASATO, SR. TAKA 88, of Kaneohe, retired from Cement Mason’s Local 630 and Army veteran of WWII who served with the Military Intelligence Service, passed away on June 5, 2013 at Castle Medical Center. He was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife, Jean K.; son, Roland S., Jr.; daughters, Faith K. Tanikawa, Joanne K. Takasato; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services 6 p.m. Inurnment 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Major Candido Rosales Panerio, 80 and Anita Freitas Panerio, 81

Posted On June 8th, 2013 -

MAJOR CANDIDO ROSALES PANERIO, 80 AND ANITA FREITAS PANERIO, 81 October 1, 2007 February 7, 2012 Formerly of Ewa Beach, Hawaii and Las Vegas, Nevada. A private committal ceremony was held on May 29 2013. They are preceded in death by their first son, Bruce James Panerio and survived by their children Joanna (Given) Goo, Craig (Jan) Panerio, Charlene (Dwayne) Sylva, and Robert Panerio, six grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Friends and family may visit their final resting site at the Hawaii State Veteran’s Cemetery in Kaneohe; Wall 1B, Niche number 207. If you wish to honor or remember “Dinky and Nita”, please practice kindness and love as they did with their family. Me Ke Aloha! “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

Avelino Ballesteros Abenoja

Posted On June 1st, 2013 -

April 20, 2013
Avelino Ballesteros Abenoja, 94, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hindang, Leyte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Alberto and Abelardo, daughter Anita Kawpunna, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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ANGELES RIVERA ACERET

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

ANGELES RIVERA ACERET Age 97, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away May 6, 2013 in Mililani. Born February 1, 1916 in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Del Monte. She is survived by sons, Liborio Aceret, Eulalio Aceret; daughter, Estrellia (Robert) Tojo; 1 grandson; brothers, Dominador (Resurrecion) Rivera, Jorge (Liza) Rivera. Private Services were held.

Angeles Rivera Aceret

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 6, 2013
Angeles Rivera Aceret, 97, of Ewa Beach, a Del Monte retiree, died in Mililani. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Liborio and Eulalio, daughter Estrellia Tojo, brothers Dominador and Jorge Rivera, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Sandra Samoana Ackerman

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

May 25, 2013
Sandra Samoana Ackerman, 69, of Hilo, a Floral Resources Hawaii Inc. employee in Hilo, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Christopher-Don K.; parents Donald and Christine Gradle; brothers Herbert and Michael Gradle; sisters Amber Saniatan, Christine McAngus and Jo Marie Holt; and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society — Research.

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Jose Garcia Acob

Posted On June 23rd, 2013 -

June 15, 2013
Jose Garcia Acob, 64, of Kahului, a retired master carpenter at Arisumi Brothers on Dairy Road, died at home. He was born in Libong, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Charlita C.; son Lester; daughter Raquel; brothers Antonio and Augustine; sisters Juana Sagadraca, Rosita Visaya and Trinidad Galapia; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m.-noon Friday at the church. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ida Hokoana Adelstein

Posted On June 23rd, 2013 -

June 15, 2013
Ida Hokoana “Dolly” Adelstein, 75, of Kula, Maui, a retiree from the U.S. Department of Defense, Hale Koa Hotel at Fort DeRussy, died in Wailuku. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Donald, daughters Terry L. Adelstein and Sandra Brown, brother Ernest Hokoana, sisters Joy K. Bissen and Verna U‘u, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services to be announced. In lieu of flowers, monetary and nonperishable food donations suggested to Maui Food Bank. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Roy Shoyei Agena

Posted On June 21st, 2013 -

May 29, 2013
Roy Shoyei Agena, 85, of Honolulu, retired printer and owner of The Printing House and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Care Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Melvin M., brother Robert, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Emmaline Kaawa Agpalo

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 10, 2013
The Rev. Emmaline Kaawa Agpalo, 91, of Wailuku, a retired licensed practical nurse, an employee at Waimano Training School and Hospital, and a minister, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kipahulu, Maui. She is survived by sons Estanislao “Kanale” and James K. Opiana, Lloyd Agpalo and Shoichi J. Hamai; daughters Dorcas “Ululani” Glass, Lang Wiltshire and Jan Sardinha; sister Anadasia Tabangcora; 27 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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David J. Aguirre

Posted On June 27th, 2013 -

June 10, 2013
David J. Aguirre, 61, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines flight support employee and city administrative support employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Kathy Tooze-Aguirre; daughters Alexandria, Andrea and Sonya; sister Rose Dzurcanin; and a grandchild. Services pending.

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VICENTE “VIC” BAUTISTA AGUSTIN

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

VICENTE VIC BAUTISTA AGUSTIN Age 83, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away April 20, 2013 at Hale Pulama Mau. Born November 5, 1929 in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Beloved husband, father, brother, and grandfather. Promoted to glory peacefully on Saturday April 20, 2013 at Kuakini’s Hale Pulama Mau after a battle with Leukemia. Vicente was born on November 5, 1930 in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Phlippines. Vic graduated from the College of Law at the University of Manila and ran a successful practice until immigrating to Honolulu in 1963 to be with his new bride. Vic worked full time at Dole Company and Tahitian Lanai Restaurant, and retired from both after a 30-plus year career. Vic was also a successful real estate and insurance agent. He is survived by his beloved wife of over 50 years Magdalena; his daughter and son in law Rosanne and Rey Agustin and their daughters Tiffany, Brittany, and Trinity; son and daughter in law Roy and Sharon Agustin and their two children Amanda and Andrew; sisters Aurelia and Norma Agustin and Eugeva Laciste; and brothers Andres, Francisco, and Irineo Agustin. Our hearts are full of love and forever grateful to you. Aloha until we meet again. He is survived by wife, Magdalena Agustin; son, Col. Roy Alan (Sharon) Agustin; daughter, Rosanne (Rey) Agustin; brothers, Andres (Higinia) Agustin, Francisco (Lourdes) Agustin, Irineo (Adoracion) Agustin; sisters, Aurelia Agustin, Eugeva Laciste, Norma Agustin; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 am Tuesday 6/11 at St. John the Baptist, 2324 Omilo Lane, Mass 9:30 am. Burial 11:00 am at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

Vicente Bautista Agustin

Posted On June 6th, 2013 -

April 20, 2013
Vicente Bautista Agustin, 83, of Honolulu, a retiree from Dole Foods and Tahitian Lanai, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Magdalena; son Roy A.; daughter Rosanne; brothers Andres, Francisco and Irineo; sisters Aurelia and Norma Agustin, and Eugeva Laciste; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist, 2324 Omilo Lane. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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CAROLINA BARTOLOME AGUSTIN

Posted On June 24th, 2013 -

CAROLINA BARTOLOME AGUSTIN Age 67, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 20, 2013 in Honolulu. Born January 10, 1946 in Waipahu, HI. She is survived by daughter, Erlina Bartolome; son, Ernie Bartolome; 7 grandchildren; sisters, Estrelita (Filipino) Gonzales, Yolanda (Byron) Lee, Rosalinda (Gary) Benton; brothers, Rogelio (Maria) Bartolome, Reynaldo (Meling) Bartolome. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (June 29) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Program 11:30 a.m. Prayer Service 12:00 Noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Carolina Bartolome Agustin

Posted On June 25th, 2013 -

May 20, 2013
Carolina Bartolome Agustin, 67, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Ernie; daughter Erlina; brothers Rogelio and Reynaldo; sisters Estrelita Gonzales, Yolanda Lee and Rosalinda Benton; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lillian A. Ahmed

Posted On June 22nd, 2013 -

June 9, 2013
Lillian A. Ahmed, 74, of Honolulu, formerly of New York City, a retired Verizon secretary, died. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by brothers Edmund J. and Carl H. Winfield, and caregiver Donna M. Hallett. Private services.

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Tolentino Aier

Posted On June 21st, 2013 -

June 8, 2013
Tolentino Aier, 26, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Chuuk, Micronesia. He is survived by mother Carley, brothers DonHo and Richson, and sisters Taniha and Jenefy. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Visitation to follow until 8:30 p.m. Final services and burial in Chuuk. No flowers.

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Shoyei Ajifu

Posted On June 1st, 2013 -

May 12, 2013
Shoyei Ajifu, 83, of Kailua, a principal, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Lee, daughter Beth Yos and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 8 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire.

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Alan Akana

Posted On June 9th, 2013 -

June 1, 2013
Alan “Big Al” Akana, 50, of Lahaina, a Honua Kai Resort engineer, died. He was born in Santa Ana, Calif. He is survived by wife Debbie; sons Major and Marshall; daughter Laci; brothers Aaron and Chester; and sisters Karen Nagasako, Carolyn Flores, and Mugsie and Denise Akana. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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David Ahnin Akiona

Posted On June 15th, 2013 -

May 31, 2013
David Ahnin Akiona, 90, of Honolulu, vice president of Moses Akiona Ltd., general contactor and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley, son Randall, daughter Sandy Nakoa, sisters Eloise Williams and Frances Tarallo, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Anthony Alameda

Posted On June 1st, 2013 -

May 24, 2013
Anthony “Tony” Alameda, 91, of Honolulu, owner of Stones Express Inc. and a retired United Airlines baggage handler, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Neal, daughters Colleen T. Souza and Olivia Schneider, brother Charles Alameida, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Richard Alcomindras

Posted On June 30th, 2013 -

June 14, 2013
Richard Alcomindras, 66, of Lahaina, a retired police officer, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Fea-B-Lei S., daughters Kuulei and Koleka, brother Frank, sisters Linda Martin and Gloria J. Williams, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Maui Lani Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuar-ies.com.

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Ernesto Taggaoa Alipot

Posted On June 1st, 2013 -

April 22, 2013
Ernesto Taggaoa “Ernie” Alipot, 52, of Honolulu, a Diamond Head Sprinkler employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Aylin U.; son Joseph M.; daughter Cheryl Vera Cruz; mother Natividad; brothers Alfredo Jr., Servando, Larry and Frederick; sisters Norma Tagavilla, Merlita Vergara, Gloria Quintinita and Corazon Tabisola; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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