Archive for October 21st, 2013

Doris Yukiko Ajimine

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Sept. 29, 2013
Doris Yukiko Ajimine, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Kahala Hilton housekeeper, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Steven, Glen and Brian; brothers Goro and Richard Kaneshiro; sister Frances Kiyuna; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Hideko Arata

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Sept. 28, 2013
Hideko Arata, 94, of Honolulu, retired owner of Arata Fish Market, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by son Francis T., daughter Jo-Ann K. Toma, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Donald James Butcher

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Oct. 14, 2013
Donald James “Don Tiki” Butcher, 63, of Keaau, Hawaii, formerly of Kauai and Oahu, a handyman and a Navy veteran and sonar technician on numerous submarines, died at home. He was born in St. Joseph, Mich. He is survived by wife Madeleine, stepdaughter Carol Peahu and mother Marie. No services.

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Felipa Maluyo Cabigting

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Sept. 25, 2013
Felipa Maluyo “Bapa” Cabigting, 91, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Manuel; daughters Normita Milay and Imelda Agpaoa; brothers Abraham, Thomas, Carlos and Bonifacio Maluyo; sisters Rosario Valencia, Lolita Revilla and Benita Danao; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Ruben G. Garen

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Oct. 13, 2013
Ruben G. Garen, 68, of Ewa Beach, a retired Transportation Security Administration transportation security officer, died in Pasco, Wash. He was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilian; daughter Vanessa; brothers Perfecto Sr., Bayani and Raem; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Ken Higa

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Oct. 14, 2013
Ken Higa, 74, of Honolulu, a retired automobile mechanic and an Army Reserve veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Rhoda Masatani; son Daniel Ferguson; daughter Kathy Ferguson; mother Kazuko; brothers Richard and Alan; sisters Marianne Weaver, Margaret Fournell, Ruth Unemori and Irene Nishimura; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Leinaala Alohalani Hoohuli

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Sept. 20, 2013
Leinaala Alohalani “Alaz” Hoohuli, 46, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Helen P.K., brother Joseph Jr. and sisters Deborah P., Henrietta K., Brenda K. and Maxine K. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Aloha or casual attire.

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Kevin Burr Hope

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Oct. 11, 2013
Kevin Burr Hope, 51, of Lahaina, a carpenter, died at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by sister Katherine H. Ondatje. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Tadayuki Inouye

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Oct. 5, 2013
Tadayuki “Tad” Inouye, 86, of Honolulu, owner of Pacific Venetian and Bamboo Blinds, Hawaii Built In Vacuum and Rainbow Pacific Travel, and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Takeko “Kay,” sons Keith and Ross, daughter Ann Amano, brother Edward, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 1:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Samuel K. Nahinu Jr.

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Oct. 8, 2013
Samuel K. Nahinu Jr., 68, of Waimanalo died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Charles, Randall and Sherwood; sisters Noreen Kapahua, Winnie DeSoto and Jackie Nahinu; and two grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Palama Settlement dining hall, 810 N. Vineyard Blvd.

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Kiyoshi Kato

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Sept. 12, 2013
Kiyoshi Kato, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Bowling Alley manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Sachiko, sons Garrick Seichi and Jackie Tsutomu, daughter Corinne Kiyoko Isa, sister Yoshiko Ishii, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Edward Shoji Kawasaki

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Aug. 25, 2013
Edward Shoji Kawasaki, 72, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Scott and Grant, brothers Robert and Albert, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Annie Kaimu Cullen Lee

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Oct. 6, 2013
Annie Kaimu Cullen Lee, 89, of Waianae, a Waimano Home retiree, died in Waianae. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by sons Edward, Michael, Roland and Gilbert “Tony”; daughters Miriam Kamaka, Loretta Kahalewai, and Jaime Ann and Sharon Lee; brother Jerry Cullen; 20 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. No monetary offerings, but a picture of Annie is welcome.

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Donald Lopes

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Oct. 14, 2013
Donald Lopes, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired pipe welder and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carolyn S.; sons Donald A., Darryl, Derek and David; daughters Tracy Ching and Wendi Lopes; mother Mary V.; brothers Stanley, Dennis, Leonard and Edward; sisters Bernita Laminacak, Arlene Scheonfeld, Marie Histo and Violet Okudara; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hope Chapel-Kaneohe Bay. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Talia Malufau

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Oct. 14, 2013
Talia Malufau, 53, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by daughter Tenemane Malufau-Howell; brothers Feso M., Saili, Siaosi and Peniamina; and sisters Eseta Crosley, Meafou Ata, Malia Motuga, and Filemu, Ao, Maleta and Merua Malufau. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipiolani Ward, 95-1039 Meheula Parkway, Mililani. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Kimie Yamasaki Matsuo

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Sept. 11, 2013
Kimie Yamasaki Matsuo, 97, of Kailua died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Kenji, daughters Lauren Inouye and Candice Kobayashi, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Tecla Felicano Mendoza

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Oct. 3, 2013
Tecla Felicano Mendoza, 93, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Guimba, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ernesto F., Rodolfo F., Marcelo F. and Aniceto F.; daughters Aurelia F. Mendoza, Elena M. “Ely” Balinbin, Luz M. Divinagracia and Narcy M. Abad; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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George Chikayuki Mori

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Oct. 12, 2013
George Chikayuki Mori, 86, of Puhi, Kauai, an Army veteran and a retired Grove Farm plumber, died at home. He was born in Kipu, Kauai. He is survived by wife Hanako; sons Roger, Gerry and Bryan; daughters Marilyn Onishi and Jean Sherman; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private graveside services.

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Lisa Anne Emiko Morimoto

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Sept. 19, 2013
Lisa Anne Emiko Morimoto, 48, of Honolulu, a Bank of Hawaii enterprise risk vice president, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Gail N., brother Reid H. and sister Dawn M. Foster. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Manoa Valley Church, 2728 Huapala St. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Arnold Ray Pack

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Sept. 28, 2013
Arnold Ray Pack, 68, of Wahiawa, a federal government emergency planner and an Army veteran, died in Community Living Center. He was born in Christiansburg, Va. He is survived by wife Arlene, son Andrew, daughter Angela Kubo, brothers William and Franklin, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. today at First Church of the Nazarene, 408 N. Judd St., Liliha. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Concepcion Garcia Prado

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Oct. 4, 2013
Concepcion Garcia “Chita” Prado, 67, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Coffee Co. coffee packer, died in Aiea. She was born in Calasiao, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Rolando, son Neil, daughters Mary Jane Prado and Cherry Mampusti, brother Asterio Garcia and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Eleanor Yangco Roldan

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Oct. 14, 2013
Eleanor Yangco “Noa” Roldan, 82, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Juan “Bobo” and Dwight, daughters June Acidera and Rebecca Lee, brother Philamon K. Austria, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Todd Tokio Sasaki

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Oct. 13, 2013
Todd Tokio Sasaki, 61, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Sadao “Stanley” and Toki “Peggy,” and sisters Nadine Tonaki, Susan Kawata and Janice Hew. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Betty Owari Inoue Shiraki

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Sept. 22, 2013
Betty Owari Inoue Shiraki, 83, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Edward S.; sons Derek I., Dudley H. and Jeffrey Y.; daughter Marilyn M. Ng; brother Shizuo “Mac” Inoue; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Roberto C. Aquiat Sr.

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Oct. 3, 2013
Roberto C. Aquiat Sr., 88, of Waipahu, a Hawaii Landscaping landscaper, died in Aiea. He was born in Kukuihaile, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Victoria A.; sons Roberto A. Jr., Bernie A., Lito A. and Xavier A.; daughters Fennie A. Taclas, Vicky A. Daquioag and Precy A. Baysa; sister Felisa S. Ramelb; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JAMES MICHIO SUEMORI

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JAMES MICHIO SUEMORI Age 79, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on September 12, 2013 in The Queen’s Medical Center. He was born on October 14, 1933 in Honolulu and grew up in the McCully area. He graduated from McKinley High School Class of 1951 and the University of Hawaii at Manoa and was a veteran of the United States Army. James enjoyed a long career in the insurance industry and was an independent insurance agent with Insurance Associates at the time of his death. He is survived by daughter, Sandra (Ross) Inouye; son, Keith (Paula Nakata) Suemori; sisters, Carole Mikasa and Lily (Harry) Kawamoto; one grandchild, Zoie Inouye, whom he loved and adored and who gave him the greatest joy; many nieces and nephews. Visitation Saturday, October 26, 2013, 9:00am to 10:00am at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; funeral service to follow at 10:00am.

June Eiko Tom

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Oct. 10, 2013
June Eiko Tom, 71, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Allen P. Jr., daughter Laurie A.L., brother Gary Kobashigawa and sisters Joy and Sharon Lewis. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Kelemete Faitau Usuvale

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Sept. 29, 2013
Kelemete Faitau Usuvale, 55, of Honolulu died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Ruben Kelemete and Logan Faitau; daughters Angelica and Ailini; brothers Sefo Usuvale, Foloi Faitau and Robert Godinet; sister Patricia Lumaava; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Rupert S.H. Yap

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Oct. 5, 2013
Rupert S.H. Yap, 71, of Waianae, a commercial photographer, died in Puuwaa o Makaha. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by a nephew, a niece and numerous cousins. Private services.

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William Seiyei Yogi

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Sept. 10, 2013
William Seiyei Yogi, 98, of Honolulu, retired owner of and a mechanic at Yogi’s Shell Service Station, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hannah, three daughters, a brother, three sisters and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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