Archive for October 31st, 2013

Mary Masako Aoki

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Sept. 29, 2013
Mary Masako Aoki, 83, of Ho-nolulu, an Ala World Travel agent, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by brother Albert Morinaka Sr. and sister Lois Hino. Private services.

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George Egnacio Bugarin

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Oct. 25, 2013
George Egnacio “Boogie” Bugarin, 73, of Wailuku, an International Longshore and Warehouse Union business agent, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Janet M., son Talbott-George, daughters Tanya Norton and Nadine Fukushima, brother August Tolentino Sr., sisters Betty N. Tabilangan and Glenda Bubeck, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Bernice Kraft Cooper

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BERNICE KRAFT COOPER Passed away on 10-24 in Honolulu Hawaii. Born in Detroit in 1918. Resided in Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods. Following 25 years as a dedicated nurse she retired to Hawaii in 1991. Bernice was the mother of five children Dr. Barbara Dill (Dr. Fred), Elizabeth Below, the late Cathleen Carroll, Warner (Linda), Beverly Morton (Roger). Loving grandmother of 12 and great grandmother of 10. You would consider yourself fortunate if you had ever had the chance to know her. Private service by the family.

DOLORES “DOLLY” CATUGAL DELAPENIA

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10-31 DOLORES DELEPENIA newDOLORES DOLLY CATUGAL DELAPENIA Age 81, of Waipahu, HI, passed away September 23, 2013 in Waipahu. Born January 2, 1932 in Waipahu, HI. She is survived by sons, Roger (Shanna) Catugal of OH, Mitchell (Cynthia) Catugal of Maui; daughter, April Catugal (‘Aka Rivers); 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother, Walter (Jean) Delapenia of GA. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Tadashi Ege

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Oct. 21, 2013
Tadashi Ege, 91, of Kailua, a retired electronics technician and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kona. Services held.

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Harue Sakata Eto

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Oct. 13, 2013
Harue Sakata Eto, 99, of Hono-lulu, a teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Marshall, daughters Carol Dickson and Heidi Koizumi, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazuo Fukui

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Oct. 25, 2013
Kazuo “Ken” Fukui, 77, of Hilo, a retired truck driver and laborer at the state Department of Transportation Highways Division and crane operator at the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Waipunalei, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Doris; sons Wade and Ryan; daughter Desiree Kaleohano; brothers Isamu, Likio, Tom, Donald and Richard; sisters Alice S. Ono, Mitsue Nakagawa, Harume Higashigawa and Nancy Delos Santos; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church, Keaukaha, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Rohan Robert Harper

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Oct. 25, 2013
Rohan Robert Harper, 56, of Lawai, Kauai, a Peter Taylor Engineering employee, died at home. He was born in Sydney, Australia. He is survived by wife Renee R., stepdaughter Tracy Warren, father Bill and sister Robyne Head. Celebration of life to be held at a later date.

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John Moses Puha III

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Oct. 24, 2013
John Moses Puha III, 80, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons John M. IV and Warren C., daughter Ellen Nishiyama, brothers John Komeiji and Roddy Imada, sister Patsy Kamalani, 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.

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William H. Reis Jr.

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Oct. 17, 2013
William H. “JR” Reis Jr., 48, of Kailua died in Castle 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. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Allen Sadao Yokomoto Jr.

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Oct. 14, 2013
Allen Sadao Yokomoto Jr., 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Kahuku High School teacher, counselor and coach, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kazue “Marian,” sons Dane and Beau, daughter Cyd Conner, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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George Kinoulu Kahananui

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Oct. 9, 2013
George Kinoulu “Kino” Kahananui, 88, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a Charles Banco carpenter foreman, Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. foreman and ranch hand at 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. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Francisca Calaro Lagura

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Oct. 17, 2013
Francisca Calaro “Nana Icca” Lagura, 89, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Merly Balicao, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Asako Masuda

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Sept. 16, 2013
Asako Masuda, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Maui pantry worker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Gary T., daughters Momi H. Narikiyo and Naomi Fujiwara, brother Sueo Kadotani, sister Sueko Fujimoto, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Lori Mitrulevich

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Oct. 19, 2013
Lori Mitrulevich, 71, of Hono-lulu, a state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands secretary, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ray, sons Patrick and Scott Nagakawa, daughter Michelle Nagakawa, brothers Michael Lum and Joel Liu, sisters Renee Valentine and Chantelle Collins, and three grandchildren. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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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., brother Henry Leong, sisters Theola Kaluhiokalani and Lucille Tanaka, 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Auwaiolimu Ward, 1931 Lusitana St. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Chiyoko Nakamura

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Oct. 14, 2013
Chiyoko Nakamura, 96, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald M., daughter Jean H. Ohara, brothers Shigeru and Goro Okimoto, sister Lillian Kaneshiro, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Violet Ornellas Naone

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Oct. 21, 2013
Violet Ornellas Naone, 96, of Waianae, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Mary Lee Makalena and Winona Daniels-Kwan; sisters Eva Gaspar, Elaine Loo and Joan “Pudgie” Young; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes at sea to be held at a later date. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harold K. Nunokawa

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Sept. 29, 2013
Harold K. Nunokawa, 88, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Jo Ann Nakamura, sister Lois Lincoln, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Kwock Keong Pang

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Oct. 16, 2013
Robert Kwock Keong Pang, 87, of Honolulu, a retired structural engineer and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris; daughters Dawn and Bonnie Pang, Nikki Egami and Robin Jacques; brothers Eugene and Franklin; sisters Florence Kono and Alma O’Day; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Jean Rhodes

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Oct. 13, 2013
Betty Jean Rhodes, 88, of Aiea died in Nuuanu Hale Nursing Home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by sons Timothy and Christopher, sister Donna Carone and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Roland Yun Sung Shim

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Oct. 23, 2013
Roland Yun Sung Shim, 91, of Kaneohe, an auto mechanic and a Navy veteran, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Daniel; brothers Leonard, Francis and Roland; sister Florence Heu; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Genzo Soraoka

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Oct. 26, 2013
Genzo Soraoka, 95, of Wahiawa, a retired Army sergeant, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Julia; sons Edward, Daniel and Thomas; daughter Linda; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Matthew K.S. Yee

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Oct. 16, 2013
Matthew K.S. Yee, 61, of Hono-lulu, a United Airlines ground operations employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Lisa. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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