Archive for August 28th, 2013

Fortunata Cabigas

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June 26, 2013
Fortunata “Nina” Cabigas, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Reef Hotel inspectress, died in Daly City, Calif. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Veronica, six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sept. 4 at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to charity. Updated information for an obituary published Aug. 16.

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Lynn Fisher

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Aug. 5, 2013
Lynn “Jack” Fisher, 74, of Waianae, a Navy veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol; sons Rick, Randy and Robert; daughter Charmane; brother Alexander; sister Elaine; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at the Neill residence in Waianae. Services at noon. Casual attire. Loose flowers and lei welcome.

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Lynn Fisher

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Aug. 5, 2013
Lynn “Jack” Fisher, 74, of Waianae, a Navy veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol; sons Rick, Randy and Robert; daughter Charmane; brother Alexander; sister Elaine; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at the Neill residence in Waianae. Services at noon. Casual attire. Loose flowers and lei welcome.

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Tuesday Kapiolani Horcajo

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Aug. 20, 2013
Tuesday Kapiolani Horcajo, 52, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Guy K. Davis, Keola and Kamanaoa Iaukea-Naki, Alii O. Naki and Regis J. Jr. and Kapono Nolan; and daughters Joycee-Ann Parengit, Blossom Davis and Amy and Aloha Nolan. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow at the mortuary. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Hiroshi Ikene

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Aug. 19, 2013
Hiroshi Ikene, 92, of Waimanalo, a retired fruit farmer and an Army veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sallie, sons Steven and Dean, and sisters Claire Tanner and Janet Ishikawa. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Waimanalo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hiroshi Ikene

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Aug. 19, 2013
Hiroshi Ikene, 92, of Waimanalo, a retired fruit farmer and an Army veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sallie, sons Steven and Dean, and sisters Claire Tanner and Janet Ishikawa. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Waimanalo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Richard Katsumi Imade

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Aug. 18, 2013
Richard Katsumi Imade, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Glenwood, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Marjory; daughter Lorraine; brothers Kameichi, Nobuichi and Matsushi; and a grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Marciano Abero Sanchez Jr.

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Aug. 13, 2013
Marciano Abero “Masi” Sanchez Jr., 48, of Waipahu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Andrew Bonifacio; mother Adela L. Bonifacio; brothers Mario and Victor Lupenui-≠Corpuz, Andrew D. Bonifacio and Erwin and Jason Sanchez; and sisters Silla C. McLean and Ann S. Gundayao. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

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Marciano Abero Sanchez Jr.

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Aug. 13, 2013
Marciano Abero “Masi” Sanchez Jr., 48, of Waipahu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Andrew Bonifacio; mother Adela L. Bonifacio; brothers Mario and Victor Lupenui-Corpuz, Andrew D. Bonifacio and Erwin and Jason Sanchez; and sisters Silla C. McLean and Ann S. Gundayao. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

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Michael S. Kawamura

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July 22, 2013
Michael S. Kawamura, 84, of Pearl City, a retired civil engineer at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army Reserve retiree, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances; son Steve; daughters Wendy Kanamori, Debbie Nakano and Iris Ishikawa; sister Yoneko Torikawa; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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CHRISTINE YAEKO ISHIGAMI KOMORI

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CHRISTINE YAEKO ISHIGAMI KOMORI At the age of 86, “NANA” peacefully started her journey to eternal life on August 20, 2013 in the comfort of her home holding the hand of her “sweetheart of 64 years” as he read her the final chapter of Sutras. She was born on September 10, 1926 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Secretary of Buster’s Repair Services, Inc. and a member of the Soto Mission of Hawaii. She is survived by husband, Buster M. Komori, daughters, Leslie M. Silva, Charlene (G. Andy) Dunlap, sons, Jared (Pattie) Komori, David (Linda) Komori. Seven grand-children, Ryane Doi, Lyndi Doi, Lance (Erin) Komori, Aaron (Saya) Komori, Kristie (Alf) Dela Vega, Allen Komori, and Lauren Komori. Four great-grand-children, Riley Doi, Mackenzie Doi, Kaleb Komori, and Leah Komori. Hanai great grandchild, Mycah Lee. Sister, Mrs. Yoshiko Sato. Goddaughter, Jennie Tamashiro. Nana’s life will be celebrated on Monday, September 2, 2013 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary Visitation starts at 4:00 p.m. Service at 5:00 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yin Fong Ma

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Aug. 2, 2013
Yin Fong Ma, 80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Kam Tong and Ricky Kam Chi Choi; daughters Mei Ling Tsoi, Mei Lin Ma and May Ha, Mei Kam and Mei Fung Choi; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kiyomori Makabe

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June 30, 2013
Kiyomori “Ken” Makabe, 85, of Pearl City, a retired aircraft electrician at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Peahi, Maui. He is survived by wife Akiko, son Lloyd, daughter Pamela Yoshioka, brothers Henry and Melvin, sister Jacqueline Oya and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gertrude Ann Nahinu

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July 31, 2013
Gertrude Ann Nahinu, 72, of Ewa Beach, a clerical staff employee, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter True E., mother Gertrude Le Bron, brother Alex Chang, sisters Evelyn Kekoolani and Winifred Maii, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe; time pending. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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GLENN KAUWILA PANG-CHING

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GLENN KAUWILA PANG-CHING Feb. 10, 1931 – Oct. 07, 2012 Glenn “Bunky” Pang-Ching of Honolulu died in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, Hi, he was a Kamehameha schools graduate, Class of ’49; a Korean War veteran; a teacher/audiologist; a so-so golfer; an avid reader and a doting Grandpa-Gung. He is survived by his wife, Setsuyo Susan; daughters, Carolyn (Steve) Morikawa and Cindy (Jerry Kerry) Pang-Ching; sister, Glenda (Sam) White; sister-in-law, June Pang-Ching and grandchildren, Alia, Malcolm and Mari. Private memorial services held. No flowers or koden (monetary offering). We extend our mahalo to all those who knew Glenn in sharing their aloha with him.

Rosita Polido

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Aug. 22, 2013
Rosita Polido, 76, of Kahului, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Renette Polido-Yamanoha and Kelly Polido; stepsons Tomas and Cornelio Pulido; brothers Eglesario and Benjamine Bosque; sisters Leonora Simon, Mary Blake, Lolita Quinsaat and Dolly Bosque; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Robert “Mac” McClung Sr.

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ROBERT “MAC” MCCLUNG SR. 80, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2013 and surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Trout, Greenbrier City, West Virginia on September 3, 1932. After serving 20-years, as a MSgt in the United States Air Force, he retired spending most of his time in Hawaii. Upon his retirement in 1969, he started the next phase of his career as a general contractor in Ewa Beach where he worked for another 20- years. In 1989, Robert started his last and most beloved career as a business owner and pawnbroker at Ewa Beach Buy & Sell for 22-years, before his final retirement in 2011. He was deeply loved and helped many people over the years. He is survived by his wife; Kuulei (Saffery), Three sons; Donald G. (Mandy), Robert A. Jr, and Charles K. McClung, Brothers; James E. (Charlotte) & Ronald Lee (Shelby) Willard, Sister; Patty Lou (Karl) Terwilliger, 7 grand children, and 11 great grand children. Join us as we celebrate his life by attending his funeral service on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Hawaii Memorial Park Mortuary. Visitation: 10:30a.m, services: 11:00a.m, Burial: 2:00p.m at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire, flowers welcome.

Stanley Earl Rodrigues Sr.

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Aug. 17, 2013
Stanley Earl Rodrigues Sr., 82, of Olowalu, Maui, a retired Maui Police Department assistant chief of police and an Army staff sergeant who served in the Korean War with the 5th Regimental Combat Team, died. He was also a recipient of the Bronze Star with the V Device for Valor and a Purple Heart. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Stanley Jr. and Byron; daughters Cassandra Rocha, Michele Vida and Kimberley Baumann; sisters Lucy Moniz and Josephine Kell; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Aloha attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ian Richard Stahura

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Aug. 5, 2013
Ian Richard Stahura, 26, of Manchester, N.H., a college student and a Navy veteran, died in Manchester. He was born in New London, Conn. He is survived by father David, mother Vernie and sister Rachel. Services held.

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Julia Rapoza Toledo

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Aug. 23, 2013
Julia Rapoza “Mrs. T” Toledo, 89, of Ninole, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard Jr. and Roger, daughter Juliet M. Perreira, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Papaikou, Hawaii. Urn committal: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo.

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Berdene Akiko Yokoo

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Aug. 23, 2013
Berdene Akiko Yokoo, 82, of Mililani, a retired Castle & Cooke customer service representative, died in Aiea. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Lyman; daughters Liz Horii and Jill Chiang; brothers George and Donald Kaneoka; sisters Chris Sugita, Joanne Tao and Helen Tamayori; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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James Anthony Young

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July 14, 2013
James Anthony “Tony” Young, 54, of Honolulu, a self-employed auto mechanic and Hawaiian Airlines retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Anthony “Tony” Clark, brothers Edwin “Skip” and Albert “Tom,” sister Leinaala Chee and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sunday at the VW Club of Hawaii Car Show, Ala Moana Beach Park “Keyhole.” Celebration of life: 9 a.m.

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