Archive for August 29th, 2013

AMY K. AKAU

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AMY K. AKAU Aug. 6, 2013 Amy K. Akau, 85, of Kaimuki, housewife/school bus driver, died in Honolulu. She is survived by sons: Richard Jr, James, Maurice, Christopher, Patrick Sr; daughters: Christine, Catherine, Corrine, Cynthia, Amy; 22 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 am, Sat. 8/31 at Star of the Sea Church. Service 12:00. Burial 2:15 pm at Diamond Head Cemetery. Casual Attire.

David Kum Chung Chun

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Aug. 22, 2013
David Kum Chung Chun, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Angeline; son Jeffrey; daughters Charlene Moody, Davelyn and Joycelynn Chun, and Shirleen Peterson; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Florence Matsuko Davidson

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Aug. 24, 2013
Florence Matsuko Davidson, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired security clerk for the Provost Marshal office at Hickam Air Force Base and clerk at the Kaneohe District Court, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by daughter Maxine D. Haun, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Parker United Methodist Church. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. no flowers.

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Donald Yoshito Fukunaga

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Aug. 8, 2013
Donald Yoshito Fukunaga, 71, of Kahului, an Army wireman, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by brothers Edward, James, Patrick and Charley; and sister Helen Yoshizawa. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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George Shigeru Hirasaki

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Aug. 10, 2013
George Shigeru “Hira” Hirasaki, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Wasa Electric Co. electrician and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie S. Hirasaki, son Neal I., daughters Corinne T. Hamada and Renee N. Hirasaki, brother John, sister Florence Kajiwara and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Evelyn Kalani Hui

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July 30, 2013
Evelyn Kalani Hui, 73, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired pantry and food prep cook for Mauna Lani Bay Resort & Bungalows, Mauna Lani Orchid and Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sonCampbell Jr.; daughters Bernette Collo, Camilla Mahuna and Dorothy Souza; 17 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 28 at Spencer Beach Park pavilion. Casual attire.

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Kam Lin Jaena

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Aug. 21, 2013
Kam Lin Jaena, 98, of Aiea died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Serafin Jr., daughter Gail Aaron, six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Andrew Lawrence Johnson

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Aug. 6, 2013
Andrew Lawrence Johnson, 45, of Mililani, died in Honolulu. He was born in Attleboro, Mass. He is survived by wife Se Kyong; son Andrew L. “A.J.” Jr.; daughters Hannah C. and Joanna A.; mother Jean H. Campbell; brother Michael Knapton; and sisters Kathleen Fish, Victoria Wolf, Nancy Knapton and Mary Garner. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel of Honolulu, Aiea. Services: 11 a.m.

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Joyce Lilinoewahineouka Paschoal Kala‘i

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Aug. 22, 2013
Joyce Lilinoewahineouka Paschoal Kala‘i, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired 911 supervisor for Honolulu law enforcement, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Edwin “Pops”; sons Edwin “Hano” Jr., Montgomery “Pili” and Emmett “Pono”; daughters Kamuela “Kamu” and Liliana “Lil”; brother Manuel Paschoal; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass to follow.

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Yukihiro Kamoshida

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Aug. 21, 2013
Yukihiro Kamoshida, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by wife Jean, three sons, two daughters, a brother and a grandchild. Private services.

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Paul S. Kennedy

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Aug. 20, 2013
Paul S. Kennedy, 79, of Honolulu, a retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Denver. He is survived by wife Rebe H., sons Paul C. and Ian, daughter Raquel Leong and five grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Alban’s Chapel, ‘Iolani School campus. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to ‘Iolani School Scholarship Fund.

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Verna Mitsuyo Kitamori

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Aug. 6, 2013
Verna Mitsuyo Kitamori, 53, of Honolulu, a real estate appraisal research analyst, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Elston and sister Joy K. Carpenter. Private services.

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Ernest Osamu Komenaka

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Aug. 17, 2013
Ernest Osamu Komenaka, 81, of Honolulu, an Aloha Currency Exchange employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Bertram S. Private services.

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Christine Yaeko Komori

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Aug. 20, 2013
Christine Yaeko Komori, 86, of Honolulu, a Buster’s Repair Services secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Buster Komori, sons Jared and David, daughters Leslie Silva and Charlene Dunlap, sister Yoshiko Sato, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a hanai great-grandchild. Visitation:4 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu MemorialPark & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Leslie L. Kubo

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Aug. 24, 2013
Leslie L. Kubo, 77, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retiree of Kauai Police Department and the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Siebel Sheldon-Kubo; son Derwin; daughters Donna L. Lloyd, Leslie Takasaki and Duanne L. Kubo; stepsons Sam and Kamalu Sheldon; sisters Irene Apana and Annie Christian; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kapaa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapaa Public Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Ping Hung Lam

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Aug. 21, 2013
Ping Hung Lam, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Hong Kong marine police officer and a hotel employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Lai Yoon, son Wilson, daughters Lily Ling and Judy Lam, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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CAROLINE RAWLINS LEE

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CAROLINE RAWLINS LEE 86 of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, died on July 16, 2013 in Kaneohe, Hawaii. She was born October 20, 1926, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was a homemaker. Survived by sons: Valory T.S., Gary T.S., Corey T.W. and Gregory W. Lee; daughter: Carol Ann Yamada; brothers: Edmund (Germaine) Rawlins and Allen (Sue) Napoleon; grandchildren and great-grand- children; nieces and nephews. Private Funeral Services held.

Jason Shane Levy

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Aug. 22, 2013
Jason Shane Levy, 43, of Honolulu, a former commercial fisherman and Young Laundry employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Candi L., son Jason L.J. Morales-Levy, parents Irene Y. Tateishi and James H. Levy, sisters Jacqueline Lamson and Jennifer A.K. Gerrior, and grandparents Anna L.H. Veniegas and Harold Levy. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Canh Xuan Nguyen

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Aug. 26, 2013
Canh Xuan Nguyen, 74, of Honolulu, a construction employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Tuyet, sons Hung Van and Thanh Tan, daughter Lisa and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m.

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Chiyo Sakai

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Aug. 7, 2013
Chiyo Sakai, 100, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Waifu Machi, Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by son Roy; daughters Elinor Nakagawa, Jean Shinsato and Ellen Kaye; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Shikio Shimokawa

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Aug. 6, 2013
Shikio Shimokawa, 99, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Kauai County Parks and Recreation employee and owner of O.K. service station, died in Kauai Care Center. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kiyoko K.; daughters Lucille Kireto, Gail Shimokawa and Lori Shimokawa-Caporus; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jason Takeo Shizuru

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Aug. 1, 2013
Jason Takeo Shizuru, 43, of Honolulu, a construction contractor and New Hope Hawaii Kai extension director, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Taryn, sons Scott and Brayden, daughter Maddix, parents Jack Shizuru and Cynthia McKay, sisters Chelsie Shizuru and Tera Lopes, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Carol Ann Silva

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Aug. 21, 2013
Carol Ann Silva, 63, of Kailua-Kona, a retired state Department of Human Services secretary, died at home. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Chucky Denis, Kenneth A. Victor, Keola Tokuhisa Jr. and Kalau Silva; daughters Debbie Kama, Sandy Toilolo, Bernie Wilbur, Vicky Denis-Silva, Kristie Suan, Kehaulani Grace and Kassi Tokuhisa; father Frank; 32 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at Calvary Community Church, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Call 895-6575 for information.

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William Lowthian Stern

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Aug. 21, 2013
William Lowthian Stern, 96, of Kaaawa, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist and Shipyard Naval Supply Department equipment specialist, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gary, William Jr. and Gier K.; daughters Pauahi Cockett, Sandra Barney and Anela Shimizu; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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YOSHIE SUGAWARA

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YOSHIE SUGAWARA Age 86, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 25, 2013 in Waipahu. Born December 20, 1926 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by husband, George Sugawara; sons, Glenn (Leatrice) Sugawara, Dean Sugawara; daughters, Eileen (Darrel) Higa, Amy Abarca; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grand- children. Private services were held.

Florence Fumiko Tamayose

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Aug. 6, 2013
Florence Fumiko Tamayose, 88, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Nobuichi “Nobu” and sister Jane K. Matsusaka. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Stella C. Tsuchida

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July 23, 2013
Stella C. Tsuchida, 94, of Wahiawa died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George and Leroy; daughters Jane Shimonishi and Susan Tsuchida; brother Robert Nishimoto; sisters Carol Oyama, Jane Uyeno and Helen Shimoda; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Mike Kiyoshi Tsukayama

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Aug. 9, 2013
Mike Kiyoshi Tsuka-yama, 88, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard general foreman and an Army veteran, died in Liliha Health Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruth, sons Dave and Nolan, daughters Ramona Higa and Shari Tsukayama, stepson Nelson Hatanaka, brother Shigeru, sisters Mary Tanouye and Alice Miggins, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Karen Kimiyo Yamamoto

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Aug. 17, 2013
Karen Kimiyo Yamamoto, 72, of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, a retired Kapaa Elementary School teacher, died in Garden Island Health Care. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband James, son Reid, daughters Lori Kikuchi and Mari Yamamoto, sister LaVerne K. Yokoi and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m.Casual attire.

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