Archive for August 12th, 2013

Melba Yurie Arakaki

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July 7, 2013
Melba Yurie Arakaki, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigations Division analyst, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ian Y., daughter Cheryl Y., brother Howard and Nils Yamamoto, sisters Yvonne Kagamida and Donna H. Yamamoto, and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Tyler Kaimana Bigay

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July 21, 2013
Tyler Kaimana Bigay, 30, of Waipahu, formerly of Pleasanton, Calif., a Central Pacific Bank loan processor at the main branch, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Walnut Creek, Calif. He is survived by parents Patrick A. and Linda M., and sister Tracy L. Pellazar. Visitation:9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences:tributes.com.

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PEARL KEKULALANI GOMES

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PEARL KEKULALANI GOMES Age 71, of Waianae, HI, passed away July 17, 2013 in Waianae. Born November 19, 1941 in Honolulu, HI. Pearl was retired from Ohana Ola O’ Kahumana and also worked at Women In Need of Transition. She is survived by husband, Bacilio Gomes; sons, Dewey I. (Maya) Gomes of Hilo, Allen I. (Jennifer) Gomes of WA, Mitchell K. Gomes; daughters, Charmaine H. Gomes, Desiree K. Kala, Tanya P. (Harold) Stone of WA; brothers, Kaleo Akana, Daniel (Rose) Punihaole, Eric Purdy, Winston “Kimo” Purdy; sisters, Eva Kahoonei, Elizabeth Kama; uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, & nephews; 16 grandchildren; 9 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (August 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m.

Edna Fusae Hashimoto

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July 12, 2013
Edna Fusae Hashimoto, 85, of Mililani, a retired Flora-Dec clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kenneth M., Gil Y., Glenn M. and Mark Y.; brothers Clarence and Lance Nihei; sisters Amy Nishimura, Naomi Strickland and EllenNihei; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Hanae HelenUyeda

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Aug. 3, 2013
Hanae Helen Uyeda, 93, of Hilo, a retired hotel housekeeper, died at home.She was born on Oahu. She is survived by sons Kennard and Harold; daughter Beatrice Miyasato; brothers Saichi, Hisao, Masaru and Yoshimi Fukutani; sister Florence Yamamoto; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the New Hope ChristianFellowship Gathering Place in Hilo. Celebration of life:10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

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Alfred G. Hudcovic

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Aug. 3, 2013
Alfred G. “Al Covic” Hudcovic, 82, of Kihei, Maui, a retired homebuilder and contractor and a Navy veteran, died in Kihei. He was born in NewYork City. He is survived by sons Michael and Alan K.; daughters Valerie Hudcovic, Lori Miller and Andrea Comstock; six grandchildren; and three hanai grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Church, Kihei. Mass:10 a.m. Scattering of ashes and celebration of life:10 a.m. Aug. 31 at the beach in Kihei. Inurnment:10 a.m. Sept. 3 at Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.No flowers.

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Faye Aloha Hudman

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Aug. 5, 2013
Faye Aloha Hudman, 55, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, a certified nurse’s aide for Hospice of Hilo, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Alan and Andrew; daughters Roxanne Torres and Amy Hudman; hanai daughter Keahi Pavao; brothers Sonny, Billy, Ronald and Samuel; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:7 p.m. Casual attire.

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AlvinSueo Inoue

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July 23, 2013
Alvin Sueo Inoue, 62, of Hilo, a retired Hilo branch manager for the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Unemployment Division, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Gail, sons Branden and Gavin, mother Teruko and sister Karen. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Nou Inthalansy

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Aug. 6, 2013
Nou Inthalansy, 63, of Kailua, a lei maker, died. She was born in Pakse, Laos. She is survived by husband Johny, sons Thongkham and Bounhang, daughter Hurry, three brothers and three grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Harold JulianKanae Jr.

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June 1, 2013
Harold Julian Kanae Jr., 51, of Honolulu, a Webco Hawaii salesman and retired Air Force veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lisa R., sons Kai and Jace, mother Linda M. and sisters Lisa L. Private services.

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John Kawailani Moses Jr.

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June 16, 2013
John Kawailani Moses Jr., 83, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Telephone Co. employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Esther L.; sons David, Martin and Jay; and daughter Sherry. Services:11 a.m. Saturday at Lanikai boat ramp. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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HIROKO “MARIAN” KANEKO

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HIROKO MARIAN KANEKO 88, of Honolulu passed away on August 6, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Ola’a, Puna, Hawaii. Marian retired as a postal clerk at Chun Hoon Pharmacy and an adult supervisor at Nuuanu Elementary School. She is survived by son Reynold; daughters Karen Hill, Dianne Imamura and Sylvia (Dwight) Asato; grandchildren Jacqueline Imamura, John Kaneko and Jeffrey Imamura; brother George Takenaga. Visitation 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary-East Chapel, service 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Winifred Kim Len Chong Kanoho

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July 13, 2013
Winifred Kim Len Chong Kanoho, 93, of Aiea, anAliiolani Elementary School custodian, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard Jr. and Mel; daughters Gwen”Kalani”Correa and Linda Anahu; brothers Harry, Clarence and Robert Chong; sisters Henrietta Aveiro and Wilhelmina Dailey; 11 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 28 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Shane Kealii Kealoha

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Aug. 4, 2013
Shane Kealii Kealoha, 48, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents James and Lani, brother Beldon and sister Madonna Shiroma. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. ElizabethChurch, 720 N. King St. Services:10 a.m.

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Dennis Klein

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July 19, 2013
Dennis Klein, 75, of Kailua died at home. He was born in Greendale, Wis. He is survived by wife Helen; sons Christopher and Steven; daughters Brigette Klein, Ann Wyant, Therese Ko and Leslie Cook; brother Timothy; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life:9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church in Kailua. Mass:11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice.

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Lawrence MasaruImai

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Aug. 2, 2013
Lawrence Masaru “Larry”Imai, 99, of Aiea, a retired Board of Water Supply and Water Resources International employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred Misae, son Ralph M., daughter Kathryn Okazaki, sister Ruth Masunaga and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Myra Leilani Mole

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July 20, 2013
Myra Leilani Mole, 49, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born inHonolulu. She is survived by husband Jerry K.; sons Jerry “K-Nui,” Mataio Mole and Pookela Macomber; daughter Ashley; brother Glen Macomber; sisters AudreyMacomber and Georgette Boyd; and two grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Protestant Church. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences:www.leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Aiko Nishiyama

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July 18, 2013
Aiko Nishiyama, 92, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in a private care home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Glen and Bruce, sister Betty Tober and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Felix G. Ragutero

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July 19, 2013
Felix G. Ragutero, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Sumida Farm employee, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife ManuelaB.; sons Bonifacio B., Hilario B. and Alejandro B.; daughters Macaria R. Soliman, Cerlina R. Artienda and Evangelyn R. Baniel; brother Maximo Gabug Ragutero; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at mortuary. Services:9:30 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at MililaniMemorial Park.

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Bibencia Ann Seymour

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July 14, 2013
Bibencia Ann Seymour, 70, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by daughters Michelle Bruhn, Angela Warren and Rhonda Brickwood; brother Ben Sarabia; sisters Consuelo Saro8mines and Carmen Gaco; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Honorato Pascual Ablao Sr.

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July 15, 2013
Honorato Pascual Ablao Sr., 89, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Clara M.; sonsHonoratoJr., Norman and James; daughter Lillian Heath; sisters Encarnacion Rabang and Trinidad Guillermo; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional services:9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual and aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rosindo “Rosie” Tejada

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ROSINDO ROSIE TEJADA Age 89, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, passed away July 25, 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Born March 1, 1924 in Honolulu, Hawaii T.H. Retired Agriculture Inspector with Department of Agriculture; retired Captain with Honolulu Police Department, United States Army Veteran. He is survived by sons, Lionel (Denise), Kenison (Richele) and William (Adele) Tejada; daughter, Jackery (Jeffrey) Moogk; 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; nephew, Bob (Julie) Herodias; Predeceased in death by, wife Freda. Private services were held

Masao Tokihiro

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MASAO TOKIHIRO 85, died in Los Angeles, CA on July 17,2013. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by his wife Kiyoko Tokihiro, son Robert Gates, daughters LaVerne (Sydney) Merrill, Linda Gates, Diane ( Bruce) Gates-Hawkins, Darlene Gates, Karen ( Dwight Kanae) Gates, Lei (Guy) Barrett, 18 grandchildren and 24 greatgrandchildren. Masao is also survived by many other loving family members. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday August 17,2013, 10:00am at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 398 Kilauea Ave., Hilo, Hi.

Sandra M.A. Won

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July 23, 2013
Sandra M.A. Won, 71, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Albert, Thomas, Edwin and Douglas; and sisters Cynthia and Francine. Privates services.

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Raymond Yamada

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July 27, 2013
Raymond Yamada, 95, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and retired contractor for Yamada Brothers’ ConstructionCo., died at home.He was born in Kokoiki, Hawaii. He is survived by son Clyde, brother Harry, sisters Evelyn Kamimoto and Jean Nagao, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Elsie Yuriko Yoneda

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July 29, 2013
Elsie Yuriko Yoneda, 82, of Pearl City, a retired federal government secretary, died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by a niece. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Pearl City Community Church. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire.No flowers.

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