Archive for July 6th, 2013

Deborah-Lee Kuupulokelani Aipolani

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June 6, 2013
Deborah-Lee Kuupulokelani Aipolani, 54, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Rudolph Na-O, John Jr. and Jason Aipolani Sr., and Gordon Momon; and sister Abigail Kahaloa. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. July 13 at Pokai Bay Heiau. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. For more information call Abbie at 489-5494 or Liko at 989-6834.

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Andrew James Archuletta

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July 1, 2013
Andrew James Archuletta, 71, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service manager and a Navy veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kitty, daughter Danielle Cooper, brother Benjamin Hauger, sister Darlene Teixeira and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. July 13 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

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Carole Diane Cole

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June 28, 2013
Carole Diane Cole, 80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Iowa. She is survived by son Kevin, daughter Kristen and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Antonietta Forney

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June 23, 2013
Antonietta “Toni” Forney, 80, of Kapolei, a retired governess, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Capodi Monte, Italy. She is survived by sons Claude J. III, John R. and Paul A.; sister Italia Montefusco; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 1:30 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Samuel Gibson

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June 18, 2013
Samuel “Sam” Gibson, 74, of Kailua, owner of Holiday Auto Sales and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susan, daughters Maria Sheriff and Joy Gibson, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 13 at St. John Vianney Church-Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Michael Akira Ikezawa

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MICHAEL AKIRA IKEZAWA 87 years old, passed away June 7, 2013 in Riverside, CA. Michael was born in Osaka, Japan on 2/17/26 and moved to Honolulu at 5 yrs old with his brother Andrew and sister Elizabeth when his father, Rev. Benjamin Shuntaro Ikezawa became the pastor at Good Samaritan Church in Kaimuki. He attended McKinley High and graduated in 1944 then served in the US Army as a Warrant Officer for CIC Intelligence until 1949. He received a BS in Engineering Math from the University of Michigan in 1953 and a 2nd Lt’s commission through the Air Force ROTC. In 1964, he received his MA in Mathematics from the AFIT grad program at University of Michigan where he met and married Sherry (Shahin) Wekili. Michael’s AF career focused on computer programming spanning through Europe, Omaha, LA and Washington DC. He retired as a major in 1970 and worked for Logicon in Palos Verdes until 1978 when he decided to pursue his love of photography, philosophy and computers. He and Sherry moved to Riverside in 1991 to be near March AF base and enjoy their retirement. He is survived by wife Sherry, and his sister-in-law, Wilma Ikezawa of Honolulu, nieces Andree Fallas and Annelle Ishida of Honolulu, Sachiko Nakamura of Kyoto, Japan and Wendy Kohashi of Arlington, VA; nephews Yasuhiko Ikezawa of Nara, Japan and Willand Ikezawa of San Francisco, CA, and their families. A celebration of his life was held on June 22nd at the AF Village West. Inquiries please email: aifallas@gmail.com.

James Yoshio Ishimine

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June 13, 2013
James Yoshio Ishimine, 77, of Honolulu, a laborer and an Army veteran, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Hazel and Judy Mae, brothers Charles and Wallace, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John Yasumitsu Iwane

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June 12, 2013
John Yasumitsu Iwane, 96, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired county agent for the University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension Service, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Robert and Robin, brothers Jitsuo and Harold, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 13 at Christ Church Episcopal, Kealakekua. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Daniel Doronio James

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May 30, 2013
Daniel Doronio James, 87, of Ewa Beach, a retired ground maintenance employee for Apcoa Parking, died in Aiea. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Roxy and Roberto, daughter Angelita, brother Francisco, sisters Manuela and Carmen, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. July 13 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Norma Kuulei Kaunamano

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June 15, 2013
Norma Kuulei Kaunamano, 61, of Waimanalo, an eligibility outreach worker for Waimanalo Health Center and Ke Ola Mamo, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne Kalawaia Jr.; daughter Norma Jean “Kalei” McCoy; mother Amy C.Y. Cummings; brother Richard Cummings Jr.; sisters Kathleen Flemming, Gail Aoki and Robyn Kalahiki; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. July 13 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Marilyn Luzviminda Labayog

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May 26, 2013
Marilyn Luzviminda “Luz” Labayog, 54, of Aiea, a Hathorian Inc. commercial property manager for Waipahu Shopping Plaza and Century 21 Home Finders Realtor, died in Rome. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by mother Antonette Horan, stepfather Richard Horan, brothers Lawrence and Lyric, and sisters Jennifer Saniatan and Donna Ann Low. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 6:30 p.m. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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DANIEL CASSEN LEVEY

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In Loving Memory 10th Anniversary DANIEL CASSEN LEVEY 1983-2003 Daniel’s Anniversary will be celebrated at the Lanikai Bikepath 8k FunRun, to be held Sunday, July 7, 2013, 7 AM, at the Lanikai Boat Launch. Friends and family are invited to run for fitness, and run for fun. Medals will be awarded by the Mid-Pacific RoadRunners’ Club. For information, call Joyce at 255-7707.

Harris Y.S. Lum

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June 15, 2013
Harris Y.S. Lum, 89, of Kaneohe, a McCabe Hamilton & Renny accountant and manager and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Sidney, Neil “Shorty” and Nathan “Nate” Lum, and Mike Cahill; brothers Edwin Yau Hook, Melvin Yau On and Alvin Yau Look; sisters Florence Mew Ung, Grace Mew Lung, Mildred Mew Heong and Mary Mew On; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Brian Sachio Maeda

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June 11, 2013
Brian Sachio Maeda, 66, of Keizer, Ore., died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Nelson and Russ Masamune, and sisters Faith Miyashiro and Janice Ritchie. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. July 13 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 3 p.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.

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Teruko Martinson

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July 2, 2013
Teruko Martinson, 90, of Waimea, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by daughters RoseMae Watterson, Marcia Yardley, Mona Graces and Ernestine Martinson; sisters Eiko Murakami and Natsuko Ryusaki; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. July 13 at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice.

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Frederick Joseph Meyn

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June 22, 2013
Frederick Joseph Meyn, 88, of Bend, Ore., an Army veteran who served in the Patton 3rd Army during World War II, died in Bend. He was born in Ossining, N.Y. He is survived by nephews John and Robert Lewis, and niece Carol Stearns. Military services to be held in fall at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Email dscl22@gmail.com for service information. No flowers. Donations suggested to Partners in Care, Bend, Ore.

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Joan Marguerite Mills

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June 27, 2013
Joan Marguerite Mills, 84, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by son Larry, daughter Jeanette Stayberg, brother Jon Diegel, sister Sherri Hoppie, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Melinda Lordis Mogote

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June 18, 2013
Melinda Lordis Mogote, 61, of Aiea, a caregiver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Ted and Bernard, and sister Cathy Correia. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 13 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kenneth Hiroshi Motoyama

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July 3, 2013
Kenneth Hiroshi Motoyama, 57, of Honolulu, a retired National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration chief boatswain, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leimomi, son Ryan, daughter Darnell Manini-Young, mother Violet, brothers Bruce and Dean, and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at SGI-USA, 2729 Pali Highway. Casual attire.

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Bernard Peralta

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June 24, 2013
Bernard Peralta, 64, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Sheraton Hotel cook, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Corrine; son Shane; daughter Shanna; mother Felomina; brothers John, Ronnie, Ferdinand and Willard; sisters Gwen Luii and Bernie Devitt; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavilion. Services: 11 a.m.

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REMEDIOS “IDIONG” GAMIAO RIVERA

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REMEDIOS “IDIONG” GAMIAO RIVERA Age 86, of Kaneohe, HI, passed away June 16, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born January 21, 1927 in Makawili, Kauai. She is survived by sister, Genobeba (Moises) Aguinaldo; brother, Ben “Silvino” (Abundia) Gamiao; half brothers, Andres Rivera, Esmeraldo (Norma) Gamiao, Melecio (Elizabeth) Gamiao, Pedro (Carmen) Gamiao; half sister, Magdalena (Phillip) Blanco; hanai son, Wilson Gamiao Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friday (July 12) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St. Honolulu) Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday (July 13) at St Ann Catholic Church; (46-129 Haiku Rd., Kaneohe) Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Maria Biacan Roy

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June 24, 2013
Maria Biacan Roy, 96, of Ewa Beach, a self-employed sales vendor, died in Aiea. She was born in Mapandan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Gil B. Jr., Victoria B. Roy-Tanabe, 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. July 13 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services in the Philippines. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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FONOFONO TAEOALII SILIGA

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FONOFONO TAEOALII SILIGA Age 85, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 31, 2013 in Honolulu., Hawaii. Born August 29, 1927 in American Samoa. She is survived by sons, Interior (Hilda) Laloulu, Fa’aalo (Josie) Siliga; daughters, Lillian Tuua, Monotaga (Maiava) Siliga, Fonofono (Matamatafua) Malufau, Vuia (Billy) Sandidge, Irene (Darrel) Spencer; brothers, Fa’ataape (Lani) Laloulu, I’apani (Fa’ilagi) Laloulu; sister, Pago Tevesini; 63 grandchildren; 6 great- grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 9:45 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome

Daniel W. Padeken Sr.

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June 7, 2013
Daniel W. Padeken Sr., 64, of Waianae, a supervising sports specialist, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Abreen, son Daniel W. Jr., daughters Arlett Padeken-Pasigan, brother Frederick, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. July 13 at Maili Beach Park, between St. Johns Road and Gilipake Street. No flowers.

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Benjamin C.M. Tam

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June 18, 2013
Benjamin C.M. Tam, 76, of Honolulu, a locksmith and an Air Force veteran, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Franklin and sisters Donna Mae Tam and Sylviann Wong. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Chokichi Tamashiro

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June 21, 2013
Chokichi “Hank” Tamashiro, 91, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired state Department of Transportation Highways Division employee, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Wayne, Randall and Warren; brother Susumu; sisters Yoshiko Awakuni, Kimie Nojima and Toyoko Lee; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mark E. Wahlman

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June 18, 2013
Mark E. Wahlman, 60, of Mililani, an Indiana High School Athletic Association official, and employee for Aloha Stadium and Ponderosa Steakhouse in Gary, Ind., died in Mililani. He was born in Gary. He is survived by brother Mitchell G. and sisters Mary A. and Margaret L. Private services.

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Julie-Ann J.L. Won

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June 17, 2013
Julie-Ann J.L. “Juju” Won, 65, of Honolulu, a retired China Airlines passenger service agent, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard Galang and brothers Wilburm Wyatt and Wesley. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 13 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Donald A. Yoshimura

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June 11, 2013
Donald A. Yoshimura, 80, of Honolulu, a retired refrigeration mechanic for Heide & Cook and the City and County of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elsie, daughters Dawn Yoshimura-Smith and Dayna Nam, brother Richard and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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