Archive for October 29th, 2013

Savusa Tauileva Amate

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Oct. 21, 2013
High Chief Savusa Tauileva Amate, 84, of Ewa Beach, a retired American Samoa government district governor, died in Kailua. He was born in Fagasa, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Lola “Tosi”; sons Tauileva Savusa Jr. Malaefono, Saifoloi Saifoloi Jr., Laupepa Letuli and John, Edwin and Seiuli Jungblut; daughters Esther Savusa-Savini, Logola Mariota, Sailine Savusa, Dr. Nafanua Braginsky, Honorable Alaileula Tuku’aho and Tofilau Jungblut; brothers Soma Savusa and Makeni and Imo Alo; sisters Fa’auila Logoai, Logola Totemese and Mele Lachowski; 25 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life and graveside services in Nu’uuli, American Samoa.

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Darlene Antolin-Arcamo

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Sept. 30, 2013
Darlene “Doll” Antolin-Arcamo, 55, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Justin Robello and Jesse and Jeffrey Antolin; daughters Jada and Jacie Antolin; father Benjamin D. Arcamo Sr.; brother Benjamin D. Arcamo Jr.; sisters Theresa Panganoran and Patrice Arcamo White; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Linda Simone Breithaupt

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Oct. 3, 2013
Linda Simone Breithaupt, 69, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired educational assistant at Kau High School, died in Ka‘u Hospital. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gordon and Gregory, and brothers Harry and Patrick Ballesteros. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Assembly of God. Casual attire.

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Yoshie Fujikawa

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Oct. 4, 2013
Yoshie Fujikawa, 96, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son Francis, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Norman Etsuji Goto

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Oct. 9, 2013
Norman Etsuji “Bolo” Goto, 81, of Honolulu, a retired sheet metal worker, died in Liliha Health Care. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Eichi and James H., and sisters Eleanor Iwata, Alice Ogawa and Florence Kitsu. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Natalie Kehaulani Hirano

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June 7, 2013
Natalie Kehaulani Hirano, 68, of Illinois, a retired legal secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Chad, brothers Sydney, John Jr. and Ronnie Keene, sisters Alvina Wahinehookae and Eileen Wong, and two grandchildren. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Samuel Akaka III

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Oct. 9, 2013
Samuel “Sammy Boy” Akaka III, 51, of Kailua-Kona, a painter for Machin Painting and Decorating and a musician with Natural High, All G, generous Thieves and Keleo, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Kawai, mother Dora Aio-Leamons, brothers Bernard Akaka and Eugene Barnes, and sisters Celestine Dugay and Cathleen Akaka. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club, Honokohau Harbor. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hugo Ryan Gebauer Jr.

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Oct. 25, 2013
Hugo Ryan Gebauer Jr., 66, of AmericanSamoa and Mililani, a retired business owner, died in Mililani. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Evelyn; sons Ryan and Keith; daughters Damara and Tessa Gebauer, and Line Gebauer-Sene; mother Jane May; brothers Herman, Peter, Feodor and Rudolf; sisters Clementine Lutali, Sophie Manuo and Pauline Gebauer; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 4 p.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, Mililani.

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William H. Reis Jr.

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Oct. 17, 2013
William H. “JR” Reis Jr., 48, of Kailua died inCastle Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Keaka Opio Ferris-Reis, daughter Kalei Williamson-Ferris, parents Lena and John Molnar, brother David, sisters Jennifer Molnar and Johnna Irizarry, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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George Kinoulu Kahanahui

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Oct. 9, 2013
George Kinoulu “Kino” Kahanahui, 88, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a Charles Banco carpenter foreman, Hawaii Dredging Construction Co. foreman and a ranch hand for Huehue Ranch, died at home. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons George and Aaron; brothers Valentine and Reynold Ako; sisters Lily Jane Nunies, Elizabeth Maluihi Lee, Elaine Ako-Spencer and Emma Ako-Conjugacion; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Hale Hoomalu, 75-5785 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bellerina Kaheaku

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Oct. 10, 2013
Bellerina Kaheaku, 45, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Mary Jane; brothers Charles Noa, Engleberth and Adrian O.P.; and sisters Danell Medeiros, Dellas Alexander, Lovey Ortega-Sanchez and Shareen and Pulani Kaheaku. Private scattering of ashes. Contact a family member for more information. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Sunday at Keehi Lagoon Memorial, 2685 N. Nimitz Highway. Services: 4 p.m.

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HAROLD AKIRA KAJIWARA

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HAROLD AKIRA KAJIWARA Age 76, of Mililani, HI, passed away September 22, 2013 in Mililani. Born May 25, 1937 in Haleiwa, HI. Retired from GTE/Hawaiian Tel after 20+ years. He is survived by sons, Daryl (Taya) Kajiwara, Derek (Michele) Kajiwara; daughters, Sheryl (Craig) Takara, Debbie (Scott) Sakata; sisters, Nancy (Tommy) Yamamoto, Nobuko Tsue; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Norma Marion Kekuluiki Auwae Kema

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Oct. 21, 2013
Norma Marion Kekuluiki Auwae Kema, 71, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Keaukaha, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Norman; sons Kealii and Jon Paul Keala Vincent; hanai son Jeremy Hough; hanai daughter Kuuipo Ganal; brothers Henry, Allen, Marks, Duane, Charles and Ronald Auwae Sr.; sisters Maile Mauhili, Henrietta Miranda, Jewellyn Mary Leialoha, Leilani Balai, Charlotte Keo-Tadlas and Rae Awai; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church, Keaukaha. Mass: noon. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Raymond Masayuki Kitashiro

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Oct. 2, 2013
Raymond Masayuki Kitashiro, 82, of Hono-lulu, a retiree of the Air Force and Hawaiian Telephone Co., died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emi, son David, daughter Sandra Pinell, brother John, sisters Laura Onouye and Mae Taketa, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kimiyo Kondo

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Aug. 26, 2013
Kimiyo Kondo, 96, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at her caregiver’s residence. She was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Ellen Kondo and Elaine Rabacal, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Jaime Leano

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Oct. 9, 2013
Jaime “Jimmy” Leano, 66, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Della; sons Leonel, Michael and Jayson; daughter Ernalyn Raquino; mother Candelaria; brothers Pedro, Rodelo and Joel; sisters Mary Linda Rivera, Nelsie Rosete, Nida Domingo and Mia Palos; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Michael Ikaika-Rapoza LeStronge

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Oct. 10, 2013
Michael Ikaika-Rapoza LeStronge, 19, of Waianae died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Anthony Salvador and Cher LeStronge; father and stepmother Victor and Jeannie Rapoza; brothers Austin Rodrigues, Arius Salvador, Thaddeus Oclaray and Wayne and Thayne Rapoza; and sisters Waynisha LeStronge, Nazshalee Rapoza and Auriana Salvador. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Patricia Ann Lewis

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Oct. 18, 2013
Patricia Ann Lewis, 62, of Kailua, a fashion merchandiser and a nurse’s aide, died in Honolulu. She was born in Virginia. She is survived by companion Tony Funn, mother Jewell Mooney and sisters Barbara Hoppe, Sandra Osborn and Cynthia Mooney. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Windward United Church of Christ, 38 Kan-eohe Bay Drive. Services: 2 p.m.

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Nathan Daniel Little

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Oct. 15, 2013
Nathan Daniel “Nate” Little, 39, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a carpenter, died at home. He was born in Minot, N.D. He is survived by wife Gina Marie; daughters Anna and Thaisia Little, and Airial Vega-Little; parents Gerald and Marlene; brother Aaron; sisters Naomi Brown and Angel Little; and hanai brothers Austin Koehler, Edwin Brooks and Lawrence Moore. Services in Boring, Ore.

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Thomas Raymond McCluskey

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Oct. 13, 2013
Thomas Raymond McCluskey, 60, of Honolulu, a fine art painter, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in California. He is survived by parents Robert C. and Charlotte E.A., brothers Robert Jr., Richard and John, and sisters Barbara M.S. McLeod and Marjorie A. McCluskey. No services.

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Irene D. Minor

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Oct. 12, 2013
Irene D. Minor, 94, of Hilo, a Rosie the Riveter, Winnie the Welder and Women’s Army Corps sergeant during World War II, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Lowell, Mass. She is survived by sons Edward Jr. and David, daughter Andrea, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at Church of the Holy Apostles. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, Shriners Hospitals for Children or the Hawaiian Humane Society.

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Edward Wayne Kaahanui Moore

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Sept. 4, 2013
Edward Wayne Kaahanui Moore, also known as “Eddie Boy,” “Ed” and “Grip,” 69, of Makakilo, a retired employee of Hawaiian Airlines and Bully Hayes Night Club, died in Newman, Calif. He was born in Kainalu, Molokai. He is survived by wife Antoinette “Gayle”; son Nathan R.; daughter Kristin K.; brothers Henry Leong and Butchie Sapigao; sisters Theola Lahuiokalani and Lucille Tanaka; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Auwaiolimu Ward, 1931 Lusitana St. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JORDAN L.K. SANCHEZ

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JORDAN L.K. SANCHEZ Age 45, of Honolulu, HI, passed away October 6, 2013 in Honolulu. Born June 9, 1968 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by life long partner, Verna Rapez; son, Preston K. Sanchez; daughters, Chanel N. Sanchez, Tyra M. Sanchez; parents, William & LaVerne Sanchez; brothers, Charles (Bedmi) Sanchez, Boyson (Tammy) Sanchez; Bronson-Lee Oili, Peter (Momi) Kealoha, Sam Kealoha, Jesse (Odelia) Kealoha, John Kealoha, Noah (Sweets) Moman; sisters, Ah-Moi (Dicky) Oili, Noelani Sanchez, Anela-Re (Justin) Crusat, Sharon Sanico, Renee Kealoha, Hannah Kealoha, Sweetie (Gaylord) Kahale. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No Flower.

Timoteo Lapastora Satot

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Oct. 7, 2013
Timoteo Lapastora “Timo” Satot, 88, of Kapolei, a former Department of the Navy employee at Barbers Point, sports coach and referee, and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Carcar, Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by son Timmy, daughters Susan Labrador and Deborah Satot, 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Francis Isami Tsuzuki

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Oct. 5, 2013
Francis Isami Tsuzuki, 92, of Kaneohe, a self-employed real estate developer and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Joyce, sons Jeff and Gary, daughters Jann Hezama and Gina Maesaka, brother Clarence and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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MAGDALENA VILARRAJI VILLANUEVA

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MAGDALENA VILARRAJI VILLANUEVA Of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away October 7, 2013 in Kapolei. Born in Makaweli, Kauai. She was an active member of Full Gospel Temple Church. She is survived by daughters, Petronila (Pascual) Ongque, Purita (Raul) Buenafe; sons, Agustin (Carmen) Villanueva, Salvador (Shirley) Villanueva, Peter Villanueva, Nicanor (Laarni) Villanueva, Ernesto (Ofelia) Villanueva, Dominador (Celsa) Villanueva; 18 grand- children; 24 great-grand- children; 2 brothers; 1 sister. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (Nov. 4) at Full Gospel Temple Church (2464 North School St., Honolulu); Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Toshiko Westphalen

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TOSHIKO WESTPHALEN Crossed over to be with the Lord on Sunday October 20, 2013after a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of Harold Westphalen Jr for 63 years and mother of her Son Harold III. She also leaves behind a large extended family of loving in-laws and very large family in her native country of Japan. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Vancouver. Prior to moving here in 2007, she served the poor as an active member of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Hawaii for over 40 years. She was also a recognized International Water Color Artist, Hula Teacher, outstanding and loving homemaker, Her wit, humorand talents will be missed will be missed by all who knew her. She will be returning to Kaneohe Hawaii, where she spent the greater part of her life, in order to be buried in a place where she often enjoyed viewing and painting the beautiful Hawaiian Koolau mountains and beauty of the nearby Ocean surf. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Catholic Church 46-129 Haiku Road; Kaneohe Visitation- 10:30-12:30 p.m. Mass- 12:45 p.m. Burial- 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery

James Yan Wo Young

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Oct. 16, 2013
James Yan Wo “Ah Wo” Young, 99, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor at the Oahu Fish Market, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by six children, a brother and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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