Archive for October 5th, 2013

Faye Leilani Bolton

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Sept. 4, 2013
Faye Leilani “Nani” Bolton, 61, of Kailua-Kona died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Reed Mokiao; sons Peter Kealohi and Kamalei Bolton; daughter Kimberly Hokama; father Charles Rafael; brothers Hanalei, Wendell and Nelson Kealohi, and Charles Jr., Chris and Cameron Rafael; sisters Jody Parton, Valerie Fujino, Tracy Rafael, Colleen Hauptman and Chery Jarrell; hanai brothers Lawrence Ryan and Gerald Boyd; hanai sisters Deborah Brodo and Collette Villanueva; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Pokai Bay, Waianae. Casual attire.

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Avau Sofai Buttel

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Sept. 26, 2013
Avau Sofai Buttel, 74, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Luma, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Frank Jr., Norman and Clay; daughters Elizabeth Muafono and Julia Dunn; sisters Maria Palenapa, Palepa Matu’u, and Pelena, Nia and Ma Kevita; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-granchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie stake center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Janice LaDean Chang

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Sept. 19, 2013
Janice LaDean Chang, 71, of Honolulu, a retired legal secretary for Kenneth K.P. Wong, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio. She is survived by husband Eric K.P., half brothers Michael and Randy McAtee, and half sister Lori Aiello. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Foo Ying Chee

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Sept. 11, 2013
Foo Ying Chee, 80, of Hono-lulu, owner of Sing Hing Market and Ying Leong Look Funn Noodle Factory, died in Honolulu. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Alice S.L.; sons Daniel, Peter and Matthew; brother Siu Hin; sister Sho Ho; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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George Koon Hon Ching

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Sept. 18, 2013
George Koon Hon Ching, 83, of Honolulu, a teacher and guidance counselor and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Ellen C. Kong. Private services. No flowers.

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PAUL BEHASA GALLARDE

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10-5 564389  Paul Behasa Gallarde IN MEMORIAMIN LOVING MEMORY 1ST ANNIVERSARY Paul Behasa Gallarde February 19, 1927 – October 5, 2012 Always in our hearts

Jacquelyn Van Gieson

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Sept. 17, 2013
Jacquelyn “Kahea” Van Gieson, 37, of Waianae, a Germaine’s Luau hostess, died in Waianae. She was born in Colorado. She is survived by son Derick S. Thalheimer, daughters Destiny and Deja Rose, mother Rose Marie, brother Jonah and sister Kainoa. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual purple attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Kenichi Harada

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Sept. 20, 2013
Charles Kenichi Harada, 93, of Honolulu, a retired production controller for the Department of the Army, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Helen M., son Nathan K., daughter Chaz C. and brother Jack. Private services.

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Daniel Anthony Vina III

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Sept. 30, 2013
Daniel Anthony Vina III, 37, of Kaneohe, an electrician, died. He was born in Salt Lake City. He is survived by daughter Tiara Saige, mother Sherry, brothers Anthony and Rhett, and sister Tara Van Roth. Services in Utah.

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Yachiyo Iki

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Sept. 21, 2013
Yachiyo Iki, 96, of Honolulu died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gary and Daniel, and daughter Janice Motoshige. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frank E. Johnson

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Sept. 27, 2013
Frank E. “Papa Frank” Johnson, 65, of Waikiki, a cook, died at home. He was born in Helita, Ohio. He is survived by wife Bennie; daughters Kim Dobbins, Karolyn Jenkins and Beth Freed; brothers Charles, Billie and Johnny; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Dinner to follow 3 p.m. at San Villa Waikiki, parking available. No flowers. Donations suggested to Bennie Johnson in care of Bank of Hawaii.

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Robert Stuart Johnson

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Oct. 2, 2013
Robert Stuart Johnson, 75, of Honolulu, a retired charter boat captain and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Schenectady, N.Y. He is survived by wife Susan, son Robby, daughter Nancy Loebl and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Andres Cinto Bicoy Jr.

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Sept. 26, 2013
Andres Cinto Bicoy Jr., 61, of Honolulu, an auto body repairman, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorene M., son Justin A., sisters Alicia Coats and Andria Thomas, and a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Kahumana Organic Farm, 86-660 Lualualei Homestead Road, Waianae. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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George R. Paasch Jr.

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Sept. 21, 2013
George R. Paasch Jr., 68, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an Army Reserve veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ohio. He is survived by wife Carolina, sons George R. III and Anthony J., eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Robert Kazuto Kaneshiro

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Sept. 19, 2013
Robert Kazuto Kaneshiro, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Heide & Cook air conditioning serviceman, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gail K., daughter Scherie L., son Craig M., brother George Y., sisters Mildred M. Higa and Marion Y. Hamasaki, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Oct. 12 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gloria Siangco Lalim

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Sept. 27, 2013
Gloria Siangco Lalim, 82, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died in Kailua. She was born in Maunaloa, Molokai. She is survived by husband Felix and sisters Rosalina Pagay, Carmen Siangco and Betty Cash. Visitation: 8 a.m. Oct. 12 at St. Damien Catholic Church, Kaunakakai. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Shizuko Nakamoto

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Sept. 4, 2013
Shizuko “Sue” Nakamoto, 85, of Waipahu, a retired Big Save snack bar employee, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Toshiaki; daughters Lynne L. and Karen K. Nakamoto, and Iris M. Oshiro; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Andrea Nagtalon Rivera

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Sept. 14, 2013
Andrea Nagtalon Rivera, 80, of Pearl City, a retired Hale Koa Hotel housekeeper, died in Aiea. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Angel N. Jr., Rogelio N. and Marvin N.; daughters Myrna R. LaFradez, Cynthia R. Caraang, Imelda N. Duran, Evelyn N. Rivera and Jennifer R. Montalvo; brother Savino J.A. Nagtalon; sister Excelencia N. Gamiao; 19 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Henry Shigeru Shimabukuro

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Sept. 20, 2013
Henry Shigeru Shimabukuro, 85, of Honolulu, a state insurance specialist and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris, son Scott, brother John and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Lynn Suemi Splater

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Sept. 15, 2013
Lynn Suemi “Lehua” Splater, 60, of Kaneohe, a photo clerk at Longs Windward City Shopping Center and an administrator for the city Department of Parks and Recreation Kaneohe Seniors Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert, son Jorden L.I., daughter Courtni E.N., parents Gerald and Peggy Okada, and two sisters. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Herman Yau Wing Chong Sr.

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Sept. 28, 2013
Herman Yau Wing Chong Sr., 92, of Kealia, Kauai, a retired electrical department superintendent for Lihue Sugar Plantation, died at home. He was born in Kealia. He is survived by son Herman Jr.; daughters Veronica McLaughlin, Nalani Data, Sheila Ventura and Jennelle Duterte; brother Albert; sister Mary Jane Akana; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church. Services: 10 a.m. No flowers.

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Reuben Kong Sr.

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Sept. 19, 2013
Reuben Kong Sr., 83, of Kaneohe, a truck driver, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Reuben Jr., Gorden and Kenneth Kong, and Puna Ruiz; daughters Marvelyn Surls and Dorothy Bolga; brothers Henry and Morris; sisters Mary Jane Doyle, Ruby Johnson, Amy Marsden and Bernice Gangale; companion Joyce Napua Hose; 50 grandchildren; and 51 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Katherine E. Vieira

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Sept. 23, 2013
Katherine E. Vieira, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by son Mark, daughter Renee Nolasco, brothers Roger and Paul Drummed, and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Esther Kauwakanilehua Reid Vierra

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Sept. 25, 2013
Esther Kauwakanilehua Reid Vierra, 84, of Waimanalo died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John Jr., daughters Leonora J. Lenchanko and Doreen L. Puana, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Albert Yit Wah Wong

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Sept. 28, 2013
Albert Yit Wah Wong, 85, of Honolulu, a retired service manager and an Army band member and veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Esther, stepson Peter Yi, brother Robert, sisters Thelma Luke and Fay Murakami, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Christ United Methodist Church, Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Greg Ken Yamanaka

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Sept. 16, 2013
Greg Ken Yamanaka, 55, of Honolulu, a chief MRI technologist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Denise; son Elliott; daughters Jenna and Kate Yamanaka, and Breanna, Brittney and Brandee Lane; mother Kimiyo; brother Todd; sister Caryn; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Updated service information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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