Archive for September, 2013

JENS O. JACOBSEN

Posted On September 15th, 2013 -

JENS O. JACOBSEN 91, died Aug. 28 in SLC, Utah. 85 yr. Honolulu resident. Sales rep./LDS church leader. Wife, Jean, died 2009. Survived by sons Douglas, Gordon, Brian; daughter Laurie Hutchings; 19 grandchildren, 14 great-grand- children. Service/interment in Utah.

THOMAS S. M. LEU

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

9-22 THOMAS LEU b&w[1]THOMAS S. M. LEU Thomas Seu Mun Leu (“Tommy”) passed peacefully on August 29, 2013 at the age of 96. Born in China on June 16, 1917, he immigrated to Honolulu at the age of 3. He graduated from McKinley High School and the University of Hawaii. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy Construction Battalion (“Seabees”), followed by a career in civil service as an engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers and the Navy Public Works Center. He took pride in his participation in projects at Tripler Hospital, the Arizona Memorial, Punchbowl Cemetery and throughout southeast Asia. In retirement, he enjoyed golfing and swimming, and cherished time with his family, particularly his grandchildren who visited from the mainland each summer. He will be remembered for his keen sense of humor, gift for storytelling, generous nature and his famous smoked chicken and char siu. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Camillia; his daughters, Rachael (Charles) Hagner and Charlotte (Russell) Hamamoto, four grand- children; and one great- grandson. A private burial at Punchbowl and reflection of Tommy’s life was held.

JEAN SUMIKO YAMAMOTO

Posted On September 25th, 2013 -

JEAN SUMIKO YAMAMOTO 79, of Pearl City died in Hanford, Calif. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughters Roberta Yamamoto and Debora McKinley, brother Ross Miyamoto, sister Betsy Miyamoto, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission, 1067 California Ave.

ALVIN MITSUO FUKUMOTO “FUKU”

Posted On September 8th, 2013 -

ALVIN MITSUO FUKUMOTO FUKU 70, of Honolulu, passed away on September 2, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu and retired as a welder supervisor for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 26. He is survived by wife, Gail; sons, Darryl (Jessica), Wade (Luana), Jon (Lori-Ann); daughter, Wendy (Kyle) Fukumoto-Watanabe; brothers, Stanley and Benjamin; sisters, Barbara Fujimoto and Karen Chun; 11 grandchildren. Memorial service Sunday, September 29, 2013: Visitation 11 a.m., Service begins 12 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

ALVIN MITSUO FUKUMOTO “FUKU”

Posted On September 15th, 2013 -

ALVIN MITSUO FUKUMOTO FUKU 70, of Honolulu, passed away on September 2, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu and retired as a welder supervisor for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 26. He is survived by wife, Gail; sons, Darryl (Jessica), Wade (Luana), Jon (Lori-Ann); daughter, Wendy (Kyle) Fukumoto-Watanabe; brothers, Stanley and Benjamin; sisters, Barbara Fujimoto and Karen Chun; 11 grandchildren. Memorial service Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary: Visitation 11 a.m., Service begins 12 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

ELAINE SETSUKO NAKAMURA “SETS”

Posted On September 1st, 2013 -

ELAINE SETSUKO SETS NAKAMURA Age 75, of Honolulu, passed away on August 20, 2013, at her home. Born in Honolulu, she retired after 40 years of employment with Hosoi Garden Mortuary as a bookkeeper and corporate secretary. Preceded in death by her husband, Tomio “Tommy” Nakamura, she is survived by her son, Tommy T. Nakamura; daughter, Debbie Y. (Michael K.) Takeno; grandchildren, Donnavan and Devon Nakamura; Tamlyn and Gavin Takeno; brother, Roy S. (Frances) Morishige; sisters, Naomi R. (Rodney T.) Numazu, Mary Ann M. Lamar and Susan S. Morishige. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2013, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; funeral service at 6:00 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Efren Casimero Acierto

Posted On September 26th, 2013 -

Sept. 12, 2013
Efren Casimero Acierto, 68, of Honolulu, an Amfac Hardware special equipment operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Violeta R., son Russell, daughter Rowena Lynch, brother Nelson, sister Evelyn Reyes and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 3 at St. Philomena Church. Services: 10:20 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Efren Casimiro Acierto

Posted On September 28th, 2013 -

Sept. 12, 2013
Efren Casimiro Acierto, 68, of Honolulu, an Amfac Hardware special equipment operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Violeta R., son Russell, daughter Rowena Lynch, brother Nelson, sister Evelyn Reyes and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Services: 10:20 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Winifred Theadora Adamczyk

Posted On September 26th, 2013 -

Sept. 19, 2013
Winifred Theadora “Winnie” Adamczyk, 98, of Kailua, a retired state clerk typist, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Chicago. No known survivors. Private services.

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Everett Alfred Adams

Posted On September 3rd, 2013 -

Aug. 8, 2013
Everett Alfred Adams, 83, of Hilo, a retired salesman for 3M Co. Hawaii and a Marine Corps staff sergeant who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife MaryLou Adams, son James, daughter Deborah Mann, sisters Joyce Alden and Beverly Amadi, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Committal services: 3 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Lolenese Kalasa Afuola

Posted On September 20th, 2013 -

Sept. 14, 2013
Lolenese Kalasa Afuola, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Iakopo, Ioane, Suitulaga and Hitilasi; daughters Malualii, Mui and Muaitofiga; 25 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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EUGENIA PASCUAL AGOR

Posted On September 24th, 2013 -

9-24 EUGENIA AGOREUGENIA PASCUAL AGOR Age 89, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 31, 2013. Born Nov. 19, 1923 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Hawaiian Building Maintenance. She was a 34 year resident of Waipahu. Her desire to help others, and will to live kept her family, extended family, and friends as well as those with whom she came in contact, in awe. She is greatly missed. She will be buried on a hillside next to her husband. She is survived by sons, Nicolas (Norma) Agor, Florencio (Larda) Agor; daughter, Nenita (Tony) Oliva of Sydney; 7 granchildren; 6 great-grand- children. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Sept. 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Eugenia Pascual Agor

Posted On September 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 31, 2013
Eugenia Pascual Agor, 89, of Waipahu, a Hawaiian Building Maintenance retiree, died. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Nicolas and Florencio, daughter Nenita Oliva, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Tracy I. Ahuna

Posted On September 21st, 2013 -

Sept. 15, 2013
Tracy I. Ahuna, 56, of Waipahu, a city bus driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ikaika; daughter Nohealani; mother Betty; sisters Norma Soares, Paula Fukuda, Blossom Ting Sing and Kim Meyer; and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Kalihi Union Church. Casual attire.

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Henry Enos Akau

Posted On September 29th, 2013 -

Sept. 17, 2013
Henry Enos Akau, 90, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Tribune-Herald printing foreman, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Clifford W., daughter Carolyn A. Costa, 13 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 43 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Edward Smith Akima

Posted On September 24th, 2013 -

Sept. 4, 2013
Edward Smith “Aloha” Akima, 69, of Makawao, Maui, a retired drywall journeyman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Donsmith A., Leesmith and Staceysmith K. Akima, and Edwardsmith K. Villegas; daughters Johnellsmith P. and Wendysmith E. Villegas, and Rosiesmith K. Akima; hanai sons Zac Kaina, Jr. Pua, Zac Tianio, and Truman Akima; hanai daughters Tammy Tianio, Tida Pua and Donna Hookano; brothers Tony and Ben “Butchie” Akima, and Jimmy Miyazono; and 25 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kathleen Taeko Akimoto

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Sept. 14, 2013
Kathleen Taeko Akimoto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired administration and personnel specialist for the 15th Civil Engineer Squadron at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert H. and sister Lillian Kikaoka. Graveside services:11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Tiara Nicole Aldover

Posted On September 20th, 2013 -

Sept. 14, 2013
Tiara Nicole Aldover, 17, of Honolulu, a Victoria’s Secret retail clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Jorgette Aldover and Thomas E. Smith, brother Samuel K. Villacorte, sister Leilani L. Faga­ragan and grandparents James L. and Sara G. Smith. Visitation and services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Casual attire.

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PORTIA T. ALFERES

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

PORTIA T. ALFERES Age 75, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 25, 2013 in Honolulu. Born May 28, 1938 in Waipahu, HI. Portia was retired from the Honolulu Paper Company. She was a member of the Filipino Womens League & St. Joseph Catholic Church. She is survived by sons, Earl Alferes, Eric Alferes; daughter, Arlene (Michael) Olandy, Mom: Evelyn Kaai; brothers, Kenneth (Vicky) Kaai of NV, Jonathan (Sandy) Kaai, Jaime Kaai; sisters, Linda Agcorpa, Stephanie Kaai; 3 grandchildren; 6 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (Sept. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual Attire.

Portia T. Alferes

Posted On September 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 25, 2013
Portia T. Alferes, 75, of Waipahu, a retired Honolulu Paper Co. employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Earl and Eric; daughter Arlene Olandy; mother Evelyn Kaai; brothers Kenneth, Jonathan and Jaime Kaai; sisters Linda Agcorpa and Stephanie Kaai; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Lori-Lynn Alimoot

Posted On September 25th, 2013 -

Sept. 12, 2013
Lori-Lynn Alimoot, 48, of Montebello, Calif., a preschool teacher, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Albert and Diane; brother Albert Jr.; sisters Catherine and Dayna Alimoot, Stephanie Kalaukoa and Roxanne Puu; and companion Anthony Chin. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Saturday at Heeia Kea Pier, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rose V. Alip

Posted On September 8th, 2013 -

Aug. 20, 2013

Rose V. Alip, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Hilo Medical Center paramedical assistant and former bus driver at Laupahoehoe Transportation Co. and Bragado Bus Service, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Leroy; sons Leroy Jr., Robert and Dwayne; daughter Carrie Pung; brother John Ventura; sisters Josephine Amaral, Priscilla Hetrick, Carmen Green and Antonia Balicanta; 20 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa County Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Gloria Allen

Posted On September 11th, 2013 -

July 26, 2013
Gloria Allen, 91, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a homemaker and a Hallmark Cards shop owner in Seattle, died at home. She was born in Oregon. She is survived by son Dr. Terry, daughters Janet Nord and Wendy Carlson, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Michael and All Angels’ Episcopal Church, Lihue. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Michael and All Angels’ Episcopal Church or Kauai Hospice.

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Peter Aplaca

Posted On September 16th, 2013 -

Aug. 28, 2013
Peter Aplaca, 41, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sons Chavis and Chase Santiago; mother Malemo; brothers Dallas Hunt, Silivelio “Tui” Pupu and Curtis, Gordon and Keith Aplaca; and sisters Alice Gammalo and Melanie and Stephanie Aplaca. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:11:30 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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Elizabeth M. Apolinski

Posted On September 11th, 2013 -

Sept. 4, 2013
Elizabeth M. Apolinski, 90, of Kailua-Kona died. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son John, daughter Elizabeth Apolinski Lee, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Holualoa. Services: 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park.

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Mary Florague Apolonio

Posted On September 26th, 2013 -

Sept. 17, 2013
Mary Florague Apolonio, 77, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Santo Domingo, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Jo-Ann A. Llaneza and Nona Apolonio-Smith, sister Leticia Natividad, five grandchildren and a great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Mass: 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary Florague Apolonio

Posted On September 28th, 2013 -

Sept. 17, 2013
Mary Florague Apolonio, 77, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Santo Domingo, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Jo-Ann A. Llaneza and Nona Apolonio-Smith, sister Leticia Natividad, five grandchildren and a great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Mass: 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Manolo Balbin Apostol

Posted On September 28th, 2013 -

Aug. 27, 2013
Manolo Balbin Apostol, 59, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Evelyn R.; sons Marvin and Dereck; daughters Elena and Ruvilyn; parents Vicente and Leonora; brothers Domingo, Lorenzo and Vicente Jr.; and sisters Nanette A. Ramos, Wilma A. Bautista, Florencia A. Gabayne, Zenaida A. Barbado, Marilyn A. Sablay and Erlinda A. Javillonar. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.

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Edna Masako Arakaki

Posted On September 10th, 2013 -

Aug. 30, 2013
Edna Masako Arakaki, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Holiday Isle Hotel housekeeping supervisor, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Earl Y., Kelvin K. and Norman N.; daughters Pamela M. Tamaki and Sharon N. Franzel; brothers Henry, Morris and Miles; sisters Patricia Arakaki and June Futenma; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Nagako Shiroma Arakaki

Posted On September 14th, 2013 -

Aug. 14, 2013
Nagako Shiroma Arakaki, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired Modern Macaroni Co. employee, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Sheila Arakaki and Linda Menor, brother Shigeru Shiroma, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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