Archive for June 23rd, 2013

Jose Garcia Acob

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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

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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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Francisca Villaluz Alonzo

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May 24, 2013
Francisca Villaluz “Norma” Alonzo, 61, of Hilo, a factory worker at Diamond Head Papaya in Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ruben A.; son Bryan V.; brothers Manny, Cosme Jr. and Carlou Villaluz; and sisters Clarita Rosqueta, Presilla Andres and Cristy Villaluz. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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CHONG JA BILONTA

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CHONG JA BILONTA Memorial service will be held at National Cemetery of the Pacific on June 28, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. Service is at Committal Court and burial at the site of Larry K. Bilonta’s gravesite. Reception to follow at Wah Kung, 1151 Mapunapuna Street, Honolulu, HI 96819.

Lawrence Wat Dat Chock

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May 27, 2013
Lawrence Wat Dat Chock, 87, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by son Hansford T.T.C., sister Beatrice Tom and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Lunch to follow. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Honour Davidson

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June 11, 2013
Honour Davidson, also known as Doreen Kitano, 61, of Hilo, a Hawaii Public Housing Authority social service assistance employee, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Symon Halican, Esther Matsumoto and Chris Davidson; brothers Edison and Joseph Keomaka, Anthony Martin, Clyde Agres, John Chu-Hing and Edward Pascua; sister Paulette Kato; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Urn committal: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Delores Dowdy

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June 16, 2013
Delores “Kiki” Dowdy, 59, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Mississippi. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Thursday at Kalapana-Kapoho (Red Road), Pahoa. Updated information for an obituary published Friday.

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Darleen Doris Dyer

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May 28, 2013
Darleen Doris Dyer, 67, of Kaneohe, an administrator, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Brennon and Vaughn Morioka, daughter Kari Morioka, brother Duke Gum and four grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to uhfoundation.org/darleendyer. Online condolences: borthwick&oahu.com.

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Emily Mae Fernandez

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June 17, 2013
Emily Mae Fernandez, 77, of Kahului, a retired data processing manager at Maui Medical Group, died at home. She was born in Puu&nene, Maui. She is survived by husband Marion P. Jr.; son Mark; daughters Brenda Silva, Natalie Fernandez and Nancy Clark; brother Jason S. Medeiros IV; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Doris Tsuruyo Furukawa

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June 3, 2013
Doris Tsuruyo Furukawa, 92, of Kahului, a Homemaid Bakery salesclerk, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Ronald and Thomas, brother Nobu Ueda, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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MOANA MARIE GONZAGA

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MOANA MARIE GONZAGA Age 30, of Waianae, HI, passed away June 3, 2013 in Aiea. Born November 7, 1982 in Honolulu, HI. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Waianae Ward. She won Ms. Harmony & 2nd Princess of Ms. Teen for Emine Pacific Beauty America Pageant. She is survived by spouse, Curtis Mclouth; parents, Julian & Hilda Gonzaga; brothers, Brian J. Gonzaga, Julian B. Gonzaga; sister, Milbridge (Kenneth) Sato; nephews & nieces. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (June 27) at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Makakilo Ward (92-900 Makakilo Dr., Kapolei) Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

CARL SHOICHI HAGA

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CARL SHOICHI HAGA January 10, 1937 – April 19, 2013 Carl Haga passed away April 19, 2013 at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carole and three children, Colleen Inaba (Alson); Craig (Denise) and Caroline Wendt (Philip) and grandchildren, Adam and Andrew Inaba, Miya and Mari Haga. He is also survived by sisters, Eunice Fujimoto (Gilbert) and Janet Wong (Edward). Carl attended Mid Pacific Institute and then graduated from Northwestern University and Northwestern Dental School. He also received a Master’s of Science Degree at Northwestern University and was the first trained Endodontist to practice in Hawaii. Upon his return to Hawaii, he helped found Endodontic Associates from which he retired after 40 plus years of service. Carl was a family man, avid golfer, loved to eat, drink fine wine and travel. He will be remembered most for his contributions to the Dental Community, his fun loving personality and zest for life. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Donations will be made to REHAB at Nuuanu and Mid-Pacific Institute. A memorial service and a celebration of his life were held.

Edward Joseph Hussey

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June 14, 2013
Edward Joseph Hussey, 61, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill Co. manager and loss prevention officer at Royal Lahaina Hotel and Embassy Suites, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Amy; sons Martin and Richard; hanai son Marvin Jr.; hanai daughters Sheena and Adriana; brother Marvin P. Sr.; sisters Beverly “Marie” Kimokeo-Goes, Nancy Fauhiva, and Alexandria “Halona” and Anica “Nikki” Hussey; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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James G. Callan Jr.

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June 15, 2013
James G. Callan Jr., 73, of Makawao, Maui, a self-employed podiatrist, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Shawnee, Okla. He is survived by companion Barbara Pino, son Jamie III, daughter Tracy Mau, sister Lynn Baisa, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held at a later date. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Malcolm Kwan Hung Lee Jr.

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May 31, 2013
Malcolm Kwan Hung Lee Jr., 44, of Kaneohe, a psychiatric social worker at Oahu Community Correctional Center, died in Hono&lulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy; sons Malcolm III, Micah and Jacob; daughter Kahealani; parents Malcolm Sr. and Andrea; brother Stephen; and sister Laurie-Ann Lee-Zidek. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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EVA MABEL MONIZ MANO’I

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EVA MABEL MONIZ MANO’I Age 83, of Waianae, HI, passed away May 13, 2013 in Waianae. Born December 30, 1929 in Ele’ele, Kauai. Employed by Kauai Pine. She is survived by daughters, Colleen V. (Taimane) Inifi, Debora L. Mano’i, Amanda L. Mano’i; sister, Daisy Costa; 1 grandchild; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (June 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Carlos Mahi Manuel

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June 11, 2013
Carlos Mahi Manuel, 71, of Kahului, a heavy equipment mechanic and welder in the construction field, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Hayden; daughters Lisa Garcia, Tami Cockett, DeeDee and Alicia-Rene Manuel, and Leah Sarme; brothers Lombard, Larry, Daniel and Lambert; sister Iwalani Kado&waki; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Helen Y. Nakaima

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May 31, 2013
Helen Y. Nakaima, 96, of Kahului, a retired assistant cook at Golden Palace Restaurant in Lahaina, died in Roselani Place. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Melvin, daughters Evelyn Glassford and Linda Matsui, sister Edith Nakasato, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Diane R. Nakamura

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June 19, 2013
Diane R. Nakamura, 60, of Waipahu, a state tax technician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edward; brothers Derek, Carl and Walter; hanai brother Jaysen Tyau; and sisters Linda Church and Tamra Berliner. Visitation: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Roselani A. Puha

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June 11, 2013
Roselani A. Puha, 77, of Lahaina, a retired King Kamehameha III School baker, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Wellyn and Reggie, daughters Cynthia Puha-Nichols and Pam Hamakua, brother Bertram “Buddy” Akiona, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Maui Lani. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. July 1 at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Enos Huakini Range

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June 16, 2013
Enos Huakini Range, 54, of Haiku, Maui, a carpenter in the construction industry, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kealoha and Kekoa, parents Joe and Williet, brother Peter and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Sueko Sakahara

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May 21, 2013
Sueko “Sue” Sakahara, 90, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Tsuyoshi. Private services.

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LILY TOSHIE SAKASEGAWA

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LILY TOSHIE SAKASEGAWA Age 81, passed away on May 30, 2013, in San Jose, California. Born on March 14, 1932, in Honolulu, she was the youngest daughter of the late Gihei and Ritsu (Nakagawa) Ishihara, and stepdaughter of the late Yoshie Shinno. Lily was the youngest of 5 children. She graduated from McKinley High School in 1950 and received her degree in Home Economics from the University of Hawaii in 1954. After graduation, Lily moved to California to marry and gave up her teaching career to care for her family. Lily’s greatest joy was her family. She surrounded them with love and sacrificed all for her children such that they might succeed in life. Lily was a fighter. She was a lung cancer survivor and fought herself out of hospice care in June of 2012. We lost her suddenly to natural causes and miss her terribly, but we are truly grateful that she left us with a full heart and without suffering. Lily leaves behind her husband of 56 years, Mineo, daughters: Amy (Jay), Denise (Ed), son, Alan, sister, Sylvia Ifuku, grandchildren: Derek, John, Taryn, Alex and Amanda, and numerous nieces and nephews. A private family memorial service has been held. Committal service at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, to follow.

LILY TOSHIE SAKASEGAWA

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LILY TOSHIE SAKASEGAWA Age 81, passed away on May 30, 2013, in San Jose, California. Born on March 14, 1932, in Honolulu, she was the youngest daughter of the late Gihei and Ritsu (Nakagawa) Ishihara, and stepdaughter of the late Yoshie Shinno. Lily was the youngest of 5 children. She graduated from McKinley High School in 1950 and received her degree in Home Economics from the University of Hawaii in 1954. After graduation, Lily moved to California to marry and gave up her teaching career to care for her family. Lily’s greatest joy was her family. She surrounded them with love and sacrificed all for her children such that they might succeed in life. Lily was a fighter. She was a lung cancer survivor and fought herself out of hospice care in June of 2012. We lost her suddenly to natural causes and miss her terribly, but we are truly grateful that she left us with a full heart and without suffering. Lily leaves behind her husband of 56 years, Mineo, daughters: Amy (Jay), Denise (Ed), son, Alan, sister, Sylvia Ifuku, grandchildren: Derek, John, Taryn, Alex and Amanda, and numerous nieces and nephews. A private family memorial service has been held. Committal service at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, to follow.

LILY TOSHIE SAKASEGAWA

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LILY TOSHIE SAKASEGAWA Age 81, passed away on May 30, 2013, in San Jose, California. Born on March 14, 1932, in Honolulu, she was the youngest daughter of the late Gihei and Ritsu (Nakagawa) Ishihara, and stepdaughter of the late Yoshie Shinno. Lily was the youngest of 5 children. She graduated from McKinley High School in 1950 and received her degree in Home Economics from the University of Hawaii in 1954. After graduation, Lily moved to California to marry and gave up her teaching career to care for her family. Lily’s greatest joy was her family. She surrounded them with love and sacrificed all for her children such that they might succeed in life. Lily was a fighter. She was a lung cancer survivor and fought herself out of hospice care in June of 2012. We lost her suddenly to natural causes and miss her terribly, but we are truly grateful that she left us with a full heart and without suffering. Lily leaves behind her husband of 56 years, Mineo, daughters: Amy (Jay), Denise (Ed), son, Alan, sister, Sylvia Ifuku, grandchildren: Derek, John, Taryn, Alex and Amanda, and numerous nieces and nephews. A private family memorial service has been held. Committal service at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, to follow.

Lan Delos Santos

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May 15, 2013
Lan “Lanny” Delos Santos, 74, of Kapolei, a retired Army staff sergeant and city truck driver, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Fern N.; sons Lan K. and Leelan; daughters Doralou, Naomi and Kekapahaukea; brothers Manuel Jr. and Leonard; sister Rita Higa; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to your favorite softball team.

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Myla June Shaw

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June 4, 2013
Myla June Shaw, 88, of Hono&lulu, former co-owner of Don Shaw Cars, died in Honolulu. She was born in Carrol, Neb. She is survived by daughter Wendy Kia, a grandchild and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 622 N. Judd St. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

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Lee Roy Sonoda

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May 27, 2013
Lee Roy “Lippy” Sonoda, 68, of Kailua, a retired mason, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Eleanor; sons Conrad, James and Patrick; daughters Melvette Salsedo, Libby-Jane Hauki and Lynelle Lopez; father Kenner Ravencraft; brothers Harry Jr., Vincent and Rodney Sonoda, and Mervin and Paul “Tiny” Kauhane; sisters May Sonoda, Alice Morris, Ruthie Garza and Faith “Pinky” Leao; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Island Family Christian Church, 3375 Salt Lake Blvd. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Oren Don Kalei Hoopai Sr.

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June 7, 2013
Oren Don Kalei Hoopai Sr., 56, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Doreen; sons Kalei and Teddy S.; daughters Tammy Miles, Terry Yasso, Tracy Garcia and Cynthia Hoopai; brothers Dennis, Danny and Felton I.; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. June 30 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Lonzo Sullivan

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June 4, 2013
Richard Lonzo Sullivan, 59, of Ewa Beach, a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in La Rochelle, France. He is survived by wife Anna C.; sons Jared L. Sullivan and Cedrick Mejia; mother Mae C.W. McGinnis; brothers John L. and Craig A.; sisters Barbara J. Conrad, Marjorie A. Rogers, Terri L. Moncrief, Shelly G. Tracy and Georgia M. McGinnis-Roberts; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. July 2 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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