Archive for November 12th, 2013

EMILIO ACOSTA ASUNCION

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EMILIO ACOSTA ASUNCION Age 85, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 27, 2013 in Aiea. Born December 11, 1927 in Barrangay 19 Cubol, Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Ace Flooring. He is survived by wife, Juanita A. Asuncion; daughter, Estrella “Esther” Asuncion; sons, Nestor Asuncion, Larry (Marlene) Asuncion; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (Nov 17) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Nov 18) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Juan Jacinto Corpuz

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Sept. 23, 2013
Juan Jacinto Corpuz, 93, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Solsona, Philippines. He is survived by second wife Erlinda, daughters Sianing C. Coloma and Liz C. Delfico, brother Tony Alcaraz, sisters Cornelia Maruquin and Lina Hidalgo, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Edward C. Faisca

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Oct. 18, 2013
Edward C. “Eddie Boy” Faisca, 59, of Hawi, Hawaii, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lynn; sons Timothy Castro and Kapono Faisca; daughter Sheenamarie Deniz; sisters Bernadette Montero, Marietta Cadiente and Virginia DeSilva; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hawi Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Services: 1 p.m. Urn committal to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Glenwell Orlando Filoteo

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Oct. 21, 2013
Glenwell Orlando “Fish” Filoteo, 60, of Hilo, a service driver at Big Island Honda and Hawaii Motors, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Lezlie; hanai son Queno Carvalho; brothers Allen Filoteo, Adan Rodrigues and Lawrence “Nawa” Grube; sisters Verda Arriaga, Lila and Ruth Filoteo, Donna Rosas, and Brenda Filo; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Haili Congregational Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Steven Douglas Fox

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Oct. 9, 2013
Steven Douglas Fox, 36, of Honolulu, a CDM Media Web and graphic designer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He is survived by wife Lynelle M.H., son Jaxon T., father Richard D., mother Roberta L. and brother David. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marinus Gutteling

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Nov. 5, 2013
Marinus “Martin” Gutteling, 93, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired architect, died at home. He was born in Buitenzorg (Bogor), Java, Dutch East Indies. He is survived by son Dr. Edward, daughters Fran Gutteling and Alice Illingworth, and three grandchildren. Mass: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Celebration of life to follow. Casual attire.

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Brandon Anthony Kalani Javellana

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Oct. 26, 2013
Brandon Anthony Kalani “Java” Javellana, 28, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Navy veteran who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Clifford, mother Joan, stepmother Dawn, sister Nohelani, stepbrothers Aaron and Shane Paredes, stepsister Erica Paredes, grandparents Louis and Ethel Furtado, and step-grandparent Evelyn Stanley-Lovett. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupulau Road, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside urn committal services: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eugene Peterson Kekona Kahai

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Oct. 16, 2013
Eugene Peterson Kekona Kahai, 58, of Waianae, a former chef at Yum Yum Tree, Pearlridge, and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donnalou; sons Gene, Cody and Christian; daughters Hokulani Kahai and Mokihana Domingcil; brothers Abraham and Roland Kahai, and Tex Flores; sister Laverne Rhody; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Zablan Beach Park, Waianae. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Yvonne Leimomi Keawe Kaiahua

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Nov. 6, 2013
Yvonne Leimomi Keawe Kaiahua, 68, of Kailua, a kahu, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald K. Sr.; sons Donald Jr., Ronald and Jerome; daughters Yvonne “Momi” Kaiahua, Alexandra S. “Mamo” Couldwell and Geraldlyn “Geri” Kaiahua-Lave; brother Adam Keawe; sisters Rose Kaiahua, Kamai Napa’a, Maxine Kaokai, Jennifer K. Sutton and Pamela McCoy; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church. Services: 11 a.m.

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Donald K. Martin

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Nov. 4, 2013
Donald K. Martin, 81, of Hilo, a former attorney, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother-in-law Dyle G. Anderson, sisters-in-law Ermine L. and Etsuko Martin, and numerous nephews and nieces. Inurnment services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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James Noboru Mori

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Oct. 29, 2013
James Noboru Mori, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Spencecliff Restaurants cook and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Dean, daughter Wendy and two grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services at noon. Private committal services.

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James Richard Akau Sr.

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Oct. 19, 2013
James Richard Akau Sr., 68, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Violet; sons James Jr., Jason and Dundee; brothers William and Paul; sisters Theresa Arreola, Georgiana Kaimuloa, Donna Carreiro and Marilyn Akau; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m.

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David Daniel Souza Sr.

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Nov. 1, 2013
David Daniel Souza Sr., 66, of Wahiawa died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by wife Betty Ann; sons Denton, David Jr., Donald, Delwin and Dominic; daughter Davenette “Sweetheart”; brothers Joaquin Souza III, and Michael and Lawrence Kealoha; sister Frances Vierra; 26 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Lovely Blossom Puanani Vea

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Oct. 30, 2013
Lovely Blossom Puanani Vea, 72, of North Kohala, Hawaii, a retiree from Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union, Kohala branch, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Ika M. Sr.; sons Kevin, Michael, Monty and Ika M. Jr.; daughters Martha L. Naihe and Neilani Chittenden; brothers Joseph D.D.W. Jr., George, Alden “Tony” Sr., Eric Sr., Raymond, Albert Sr., John and Claude Pule; sister Sharon “Moki” Pule; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.

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RUTH TAKAKO BEFU WAKAI

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11-12 RUTH WAKAI new #2RUTH TAKAKO BEFU WAKAI May 4, 1928 to October 30, 2013 Ruth was born in Pahoa, Hawaii and grew up in Hilo. Shortly after moving to Honolulu, she entered the Cherry Blossom Pageant. That event transformed her from a country girl to a sophisticated city girl, but she retained her charming personality. In 1956, Ruth was hired as a Japanese Nisei flight attendant by Pan American Airways – America’s flagship airlines. Her friendly and gracious personality made her perfect for handling orphans from Japan and Korea traveling to the U.S. on Pan Am. On numerous occasions, she cared for these frighten children by bringing them home. She fed them, bathed them, and let them rest until their connecting flight to the mainland. Ruth retired from Pan Am in 1985. She helped run the family travel agency, Globe Travel, and also volunteered with the Japanese Women Society. Ruth is survived by her husband, Calvin, daughter, Dawn Hussey Riggs, son, Glenn, sister, Margaret Schultz, brother, Dr. George Befu, 3 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. A big MAHALO to the St. Francis Heathcare System of Hawaii, especially the Staff of the Home Care and Hospice Home Care that showed so much love and support for Ruth. Memorial Service will be held on November 16th at Makiki Christian Church, 829 Pensacola St.. Visitation from 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM with service to start at 5:00 PM. NO FLOWERS. ALOHA ATTIRE.

RUTH TAKAKO BEFU WAKAI

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RUTH TAKAKO BEFU WAKAI May 4, 1928 to October 30, 2013 Ruth was born in Pahoa, Hawaii and grew up in Hilo. Shortly after moving to Honolulu, she entered the Cherry Blossom Pageant. That event transformed her from a country girl to a sophisticated city girl, but she retained her charming personality. In 1956, Ruth was hired as a Japanese Nisei flight attendant by Pan American Airways – America’s flagship airlines. Her friendly and gracious personality made her perfect for handling orphans from Japan and Korea traveling to the U.S. on Pan Am. On numerous occasions, she cared for these frighten children by bringing them home. She fed them, bathed them, and let them rest until their connecting flight to the mainland. Ruth retired from Pan Am in 1985. She helped run the family travel agency, Globe Travel, and also volunteered with the Japanese Women Society. Ruth is survived by her husband, Calvin, daughter, Dawn Hussey Riggs, son, Glenn, sister, Margaret Schultz, brother, Dr. George Befu, 3 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. A big MAHALO to the St. Francis Heathcare System of Hawaii, especially the Staff of the Home Care and Hospice Home Care that showed so much love and support for Ruth. Memorial Service will be held on November 16th at Makiki Christian Church, 829 Pensacola St.. Visitation from 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM with service to start at 5:00 PM. NO FLOWERS. ALOHA ATTIRE.

DOROTHY MAE BORGES WISE

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DOROTHY MAE BORGES WISE Age 92, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 26, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born February 17, 1921 in Hilo, HI. Dorothy retired from the Federal Government & was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Newtown Ward and Portuguese Geneology Society. She is survived by son, Ronald (Renee) Wise; sister, Ruth Bento of Hilo; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (Nov 16) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (below Royal Summit, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea); Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.


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