Archive for July 22nd, 2013

Florence Enero Balico

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July 3, 2013
Florence Enero Balico, 87, of Tipp City, Ohio, died in Ohio. She was born in Vizcaya, Philippines. She is survived by sons Richard E. Jr. and Franklin E., daughter Linda Corn, sister Rosalina Otto and three grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Thursday at MililaniDowntown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Manuel Salacup Bolosan

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 7, 2013
Manuel Salacup Bolosan, 63, of Kihei, Maui, a retired carpenter in the construction trade, died in Kihei. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Manuel “Manny” and John Bolosan Dukelow; brothers Leon, Romeo, Oscar, Eugenio and Emmanuel; sisters Ligaya Dela Cruz, Linda Andres and Emily Ramones; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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GILBERT KAM CHUNG CHOY

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

GILBERT KAM CHUNG CHOY Age 89, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away June 28, 2013 in Kapolei. Born September 4, 1923 in Honolulu, HI. A retired aircraft mechanic at Hickam Air Force Base with 36 years of service. He is survived by sons, Robert (Iona) Choy, Sr., Michael (Frances) Mullen; daughter, Leilani (John) Kimmel-Dagostino of CA; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grand- children; brothers, Daniel Choy, Ralph (Genevieve) Choy of CA; sister, Doris Tachera. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (July 24) at St. Jude Church (92-455 Makakilo Dr., Kapolei); Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Nam Young Chung

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 8, 2013
Nam Young Chung, 97, of Honolulu, a retired veterinarian and an Army veteran, died in Kahala Nui. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Sook Cha, sons Gordon E.D. and Jeffery C.D., daughter Catherine and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Claudia Bantugan Comar

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June 22, 2013
Claudia Bantugan Comar, 82, of Wahiawa, a self-employed housekeeper, died in Kailua. She was born in Lanuza, Surigao del Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Giovanni Cuanan and Greg Comar, daughter Genara Bonayo, numerous brothers and sisters, and 10 grandchildren. Private services. Flowers welcome.

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Coco Lilinoemaikalani DeAngelo

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

April 25, 2013
Coco Lilinoemaikalani DeAngelo, infant daughter of Frederick and Cheryl DeAngelo of Mililani, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sister Maya Rose. Private services.

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Randal A. DeCosta

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

June 3, 2013
Randal A. DeCosta, 55, of Waianae, a plantation employee, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Kimberly Klug; sons Alan, Noa and Zacary; daughters Rebecca, Rachel and Randi Girl DeCosta and Shaylyn Klug; brothers Daniel Jr. and Victor DeCosta and Halford Lopes; sister Theresa; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life:10 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay. Scattering of ashes to follow. Additional information for an obituary printed June 8.

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Lina Jeong Doo

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 12, 2013
Lina Jeong Doo, 62, of Honolulu, an associate professor at Kapiolani Community College, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Vallejo, Calif. She is survived by husband Wayne-Wai, mother Beatrice Jeong, sister Pamela MacMillan and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Services:11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Estelle K. Drew

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

ESTELLE K. DREW A Matriarch of Kaneohe, Estelle Kahawaiola`a Halualani Drew, 91, passed away peacefully at home on June 29, 2013. A 1940 proud graduate of St. Andrew’s Priory and an original member of the Koolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club. She was a kind, wonderful and gracious woman with a heart of gold that loved unconditionally. She loved being surrounded by her `ohana and friends, enjoyed attending luau’s and paina’s, and was often the life of the party. Her knowledge of Kaneohe and her family history was unsurpassable. Whenever you spoke with her and told her who your family was, she somehow knew of your family and would make a connection between you, your family and her. Survived by daughter, Marlene; sons, Elmer Jr. (Stephanie), Randy (Melissa); grand- children, Lauren Mapu Taito, Kristie, Jennifer (Milton Allen), Kuhio, Larsen, William, Chyenn, Carrigan, Pana; great- grandchildren; Ransen and Ariana Taito, Kaimana and Phoenix Allen, Kyrsten, Napo`e Ma`ema`e and Kaiu; life companion William Sonny Naki; brother, Marcus Halualani; sisters, Leialoha Kaluhiwa and Ula Halualani- Hee; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Services: Hawaiian Memorial Park, July 25, 2013, 5:30 pm. – 9:00 pm. and July 26, 2013, 9:00 am. – 12:30 pm. with burial at Valley of the Temples at 1:00 pm.

RIZALINA FAGARAGAN FERNANDEZ

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

RIZALINA FAGARAGAN FERNANDEZ Age 73, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away June 14, 2013 in Honolulu. Born November 13, 1939 in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Rizalina was formerly employed by Sun Marie Fashions and Menehune Mac. She is survived by husband, Ernesto Fernandez; son, Chito (Wilna) Fernandez; daughters, Radiolyn (Antonio) Pascua, Josiebelle (Manolito) Cardenas, Nancy (Juanito) Cajimat; brothers, Ulpiano (Irenia) Fagaragan, Silvino Fagaragan, Mariano (Rosalina) Fagaragan, Manuel (Josephine) Fagaragan; sister, Isabel (Amonio) Dacanay; 10 grandchildren; 3 great- grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (July 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Saturday (July 27) at Co Cathedral of St Theresa’s Church; (742 N. School St., Honolulu) Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Petra Gorospe Fernandez

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 8, 2013
Petra Gorospe Fernandez, 77, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, an employee at the former Mauna Loa MacNut Corp. in Keaau, Hawaii, and Puna Certified Nursery, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Celestino; sons Edison, Errol and Marlon; daughter Janeth G.; brother Juan Gorospe; sister Marylou G. Rabena; and 16 grandchildren. 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 to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Carol Anne Hawkins

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

May 9, 2013
Carol Anne Hawkins, 62, of Kailua, a sign maker, Kapiolani Community College Art Gallery assistant and Food Co. kitchen employee in Kailua, died at home. She was born in California. She is survived by daughter Faye M. Ramos; brothers Richard Hawkins andMike and Val Magrisi; sister Teresa Flint; and four grandchildren. Services:12:30 p.m. Sunday at Faith Baptist Church, 1230 Kailua Road, Kailua. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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John Kala Kaaihue

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 13, 2013
John Kala Kaaihue, 86, of Ewa Beach, a retired Army staff sergeant, died in Waipahu.He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Walter, Garry and Douglas; daughter Christine K. Paz; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Graveside services:2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Dorothy E.K. Kalahiki

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 8, 2013
Dorothy E.K. “Dory” Kalahiki, 35, of Kahaluu, a human resources employee, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by her husband and children; father Daniel Palakiko; mother Mary Akiona; stepfather Paul Akiona; brothers Daniel, Charles, Mark, James and Richard Palakiko, and Ah Tim and Matthew Akiona; and sisters Meghan Palakiko, Emily Ancog, Kamela Kahele and Kalai Akiona. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Celebration of life and scattering of flowers: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Launiupoko Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Walter Haruo Kaneko

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 1, 2013
Walter Haruo Kaneko, 83, of Aiea, a retired employee of Hawaiian Reinforcing Steel Co., died in Aiea. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife May Y., sons William D. and Kevin, daughter Cheryl Scellato, brother Robert, sister Carol Yonemitsu and two grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial:10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Janet Ruth Kaneta

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July 8, 2013
Janet Ruth Kaneta, 80, of Kapolei, a Hawaiian-studies teacher and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Brian Hirose, daughters Karen Sue Marquez and Francine Kaneta-Souza, sister Charla Irvine and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 29 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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VIOLET SAU ME KIPU

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

VIOLET SAU ME KIPU 86, of Pauoa, passed away on July 2, 2013 at home. She was born in Honolulu, graduated from Sacred Hearts Academy and retired from Bank of Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Audrey L. (Steve) Ho, Leimomi K. (Michael) Clark and Donna Mae (Morgan) Okada; sons Samuel L. Kipu, Jr. and Terence Kipu; grand- children Sean K. Ho, Jessica L. Jones, Jennifer L. Kanda, Jason Kanda and Justin Kanda. A private service was held. Donations suggested to Saint Francis Hospice in the name of Violet Kipu.

Howard Teruo Kozuma

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 7, 2013
Howard Teruo Kozuma, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired dental technician at Tripler Army Medical Center and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Infantry Regiment, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy, sons Patrick and Darrell, brother Herbert, sister Marjorie Kariya and two grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. July 29 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Juliana M. Lopez

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 7, 2013
Juliana M. “J-Lo” Lopez, 36, of Lihue, formerly of Kapaa, Kauai, a Macy’s sales associate, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by parents Ronald Sr. and Jeanette; daughter Kelly Terui-Lopez; brothers Ronald Jr. and Carlos; sisters Christel Packard, Lani Cavanaugh and Helena L. Duffy; and grandparents Helena Acierto and Frederico Lopez. Celebration of life:Aug. 4 at Kealia Landing. Potluck gathering.

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Victoria Antoinette Paniccia Lyman

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June 28, 2013
Victoria Antoinette Paniccia Lyman, 66, of Waialua, a homemaker, teacher and chicken farmer, died at home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband James “Kimo”; son Kepa; daughters Laulima, Aala and Alevi; mother MaryPaniccia; brother Valentino Paniccia; sisters Patti P. Mailes and Laurie Case; and two grandchildren. Services:5 p.m. Thursday at Central Union Church. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Heifer International, Smile Train, Habitat for Humanity, Sierra Club, SouthernPoverty Law Center or the Polynesian Voyaging Society.

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Saua Maluafiti

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July 2, 2013
Saua Maluafiti, 46, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by companion Alicia, brothers Etu and Fa’aleasis and sister Fasulu. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Poi Dogs & Popoki, P.O. Box 75345, Kapolei, HI 96707.

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Otome Miyashiro

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June 19, 2013
Otome Miyashiro, 95, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, retired co-owner of Jack’s Tours/Regal Travel, died in Manoa Care Home. She was born in Kukuihaile, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ray and George, daughters Clara Ching and Ellen Miyashiro, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Oliverine Mapuana Moore

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July 10, 2013
Oliverine Mapuana “Sista” Moore, 57, of Hilo, a Kamehameha Schools food service employee, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband George, son Kragan, daughter Krystal, brothers Graylaine and Robert Hanoa, and hanai brother Oliver Shimaoka. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Services at noon. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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William Moore

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

June 25, 2013
William “Bill” Moore, 51, of Wahiawa, a Holland America accountant, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by numerous cousins. Private services.

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Toralyn Marie Mospens

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July 14, 2013
Toralyn Marie Mospens, 63, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired nurse, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by son Paul, daughter Carrie, brother Robert Jahke, sister Jerylee Cline, hanai sons Jeff and Bryan, hanai daughter Pinky and two grandchildren. Services:noon July 29 at Hilo Veterans Cemetery 2.

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Ernest Werner Nearman

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 6, 2013
Ernest Werner Nearman, 81, of Wailuku, a minister, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Bay City, Mich. He is survived by wife Yvonne; sons Ernest W., Dennis, Michael J., Joseph L. and James E.K.; daughter Kathleen Hufford; 16 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamura-mortuary.com.

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Toyoko Nisley

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July 7, 2013
Toyoko “Toy”Nisley, 86, of Kailua, a retired Natsunoya Tea House kitchen helper, died in Kailua. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by two grandchildren. Graveside services:3 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Fujie Ogata

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June 10, 2013
Fujie Ogata, 93, of Pearl City, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waikapu, Maui. She is survived by sons Calvin and Russel, daughter Karen Lee, 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kathleen A. Ogata

Posted On July 22nd, 2013 -

July 17, 2013
Kathleen A. Ogata, 70, of Honolulu, a clerk typist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Dennis M. Ogata and sister Mae Ikemoto. Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:5 p.m. Aloha attire. No donations.

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JonahKiheipili Ah-Sing Pakele

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June 14, 2013
JonahKiheipili Ah-Sing Pakele, 40, of Lahaina, a Moose McGillycuddy’s bouncer on Maui, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku.He is survived by parents Rudy and Lynette, brother Francis Hussey and sister Inez. Visitation:9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Waiola Congregational Church. Paina:2 to 6 p.m. at Jodo Mission in Lahaina. Casual attire.

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