Archive for November 18th, 2013

Alfredo Luz Agorilla

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Oct. 11, 2013
Alfredo Luz “Fred” Agorilla, 88, of Waianae, an Ewa Plantation employee and Oahu Sugar Co. irrigator at Hanawai, died in Waianae. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Domingo R., Oscar R. and Celso R.; daughter Luz Helen A. Viloria; sister Juanita A. Rasalan; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Magdalena Crisostomo Antonio

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Oct. 25, 2013
Magdalena Crisostomo Antonio, 84, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Francisco, Alejandro, Cecilio Jr., Angelito, Miguel and Renato; daughters Estrella Basco, Praxedes Bilog and Anna Lagatuz; brothers Mariano and Santiago Crisostomo; stepbrother Ciso Crisostomo; stepsisters Helen Neri and Irene and Julia Crisostomo; 24 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 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. Flowers welcome.

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Charles E. Bucao

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Oct. 14, 2013
Charles E. Bucao, 60, of Fremont, Calif., died in Fremont. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Frances; daughters Theresa Castro and Jade Bucao; brothers Nolan and Wayne; sisters Audrey Lariosa, Brenda Ancheta, Phyllis Anguay and Sophia Bucao; mother Margaret Fidel; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ewa Community Church, 91-1258 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Clyde Ellery Byrd

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Oct. 28, 2013
Clyde Ellery Byrd, 72, of Honolulu, a resident manager and Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Bakersfield, Calif. He is survived by wife Patt, son Martin, daughter Vanessa Batara, sister Betty Wilson, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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ONH CAVAN

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ONH CAVAN Age 63, of Waialua, HI, passed away October 26, 2013 in Waialua. Born October 6, 1950 in Vietnam. He is survived by wife, Chan Cavan; son, Mickey Cavan; daughters, Viengkham (Christopher) Bussman, Davanh (Stephen) Burton, Sandy Cavan; sisters, Leng Hoang, Noi Thi Lo, Khoun Phongsavanh, Khout Phaydavong; brothers, Kou Cavan, Phan Cavan, Kham Cavan; granddaughter, Lana Rose Bussman. Private Services were held.

Henry Kaleihoku Chang

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Nov. 8, 2013
Henry Kaleihoku “Butch” Chang, 72, of Kaneohe, an Army retiree, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Phyllis M., son Henry “Kalei,” daughter Malia M.C. Santilla and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, 47-074 Lihikai Drive. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Nov. 25 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual and aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Emmeleen Haunani Contrades

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Nov. 14, 2013
Emmeleen Haunani Contrades, 74, of Nanakuli, a retired Hawaii Pacific Monarch executive housekeeper, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel W. Sr.; son Daniel W. Jr.; daughters Rainnette Nagasako, Ginger Contrades, Danielle Padilla, Lorna Contrades, Emmeleen Eiser and Sheila Kapua; brother Michael Keyes; sister Midge Keyes; 24 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date. Call Rainnette at 783-7994.

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Benjamin Acosta Dela Cruz

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Nov. 3, 2013
Benjamin Acosta “Hamin” Dela Cruz, 64, of Waimea, Hawaii, a former Hirako Farms farmhand, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by mother Margarita, brothers Alfredo and Jeff, and sisters Clarisa Honda, Delia Gaspar, Lucia Gullaba and Chita Arai. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Herbert Clyde Demello

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Nov. 12, 2013
Herbert Clyde Demello, 69, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon S.L.; sons Herbert C. Jr. and Hyland; daughter Teresa Bolens; brothers Richard C. Jr., Moses, David, Edward, Jody and Rockney; and sisters Louisa Hansen, Pua Zeer, Peggy Chee and Louella Albino. Services to be held at a later date.

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William George DeRego

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Nov. 7, 2013
William George DeRego, 63, of Kihei, Maui, died at home. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by friends and hanai family. Private services. Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com.

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Rudolph Eugenio

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Oct. 30, 2013
Rudolph Eugenio, 78, of Kahuku, a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Arsenia Agcaoili-Eugenio, sons Alan and Guy, daughters Audra Eugenio and Junell Eugenio-Brock, brother Larry Eugenio, sister Julie Duffee, 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahuku Methodist Church, 56-449 Kamehameha Highway. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Nov. 25 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Doreen Cecelia Fernandez

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Oct. 29, 2013
Doreen Cecelia Fernandez, 54, of Brydeswood-Kalaheo, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by mother Bernice Wade; sons Lonnie, Justin and Colin Young Sr.; former husband Rodney A. Young; father Warren Moritsugu; half brothers Cory, Robin and Ross Moritsugu; and four grandchildren. Private services. Celebration of life to be held at a later date.

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Satomi James Furumizo

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Oct. 15, 2013
Satomi James Furumizo, 81, of Kahului, a fabrications mechanic in the aerospace industry, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by sons Farley and Stuart, daughter Julie and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Michael Timothy Gams

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Nov. 11, 2013
Michael Timothy Gams, 23, of Haiku, Maui, a purser for Pacific Whale Foundation, died. He was born in New York. He is survived by parents Jennifer and Christopher Landis Sr., brothers Wayne and Lee Landis, and sisters Pia Chocklett and Leilani G. Clark. Private services. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ronald Wesley Gilbert

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Sept. 20, 2013
Ronald Wesley “Ron” Gilbert, 70, of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, owner of House of Noodles, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Phongpun “Pong” Gilbert, sons Desmond and Pholphak “Golf” Gilbert, daughters Alicia and Samantha Gilbert, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church. Services: 10 a.m.

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Natsue Hirata

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Oct. 31, 2013
Natsue Hirata, 95, of Honolulu died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Howard I. and Wayne T., daughter Peggy H. Isa, brother Sadami Yamamoto, sisters Akie Itomura and Satsue Robles, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Luana Kanani Holokahi Hook

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Oct. 26, 2013
Luana Kanani Holokahi Hook, 72, of Hawi, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband George K.K.; sons Jared, Jeremy and Jacob; daughters Deanne Ah Sing, Heather Hook and Brianne Richter; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Cemetery Park in Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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Gale Suzuko Iida

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Oct. 22, 2013
Gale Suzuko Iida, 68, of Pearl City, a retired Hickam Elementary School teacher, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Todd; sisters Tomoe Sakamoto, Edith E. Inaba, Takae Domae and Mayumi Inouye; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Samuel Joseph Ellis III

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Nov. 2, 2013
Samuel Joseph Ellis III, also known as “Big Sam,” “Kawika,” “Butchie Boy” and “Mistah,” 48, of Maui, a Kahului Elementary School and Maui Waena Intermediate School campus security guard and counselor as well as a music producer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Johnette Lacno-Ellis; hanai father Mitsuo Kimura; father Samuel Ellis Jr.; hanai sons Kyle Takushi, Derick Sebastian, Keawe Lono, Joey Ponce III, Allen Prest Jr., Vince Saures, Drigo Casio and Kapono Hoopai; hanai daughters Shari Sanches and Michele Figueroa; brothers Jamerson, Shannon and Sean Ellis; and sister Sandra Kealohi. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church in Kahului. Mass: 11 a.m. No flowers. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Evelyn Yukie Ikeno

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Sept. 30, 2013
Evelyn Yukie Ikeno, 92, of Kaneohe, a deli clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. She is survived by daughters Joyce Inouye, Charlotte Miyashiro and Janice Pahia; brothers Goro and Harry Tengan; sister Stella Shiroma; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Winifred M. Imanaka

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Oct. 22, 2013
Winifred M. “Winnie” Imanaka, 85, of Honolulu, a retired city purchasing clerk, died in Hale Ola Kino. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert “Bob,” sons Darold E. and Kevin H., daughter Lee Ann, brother Glenn Sato and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 25 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Ian Isami Ishikawa

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Nov. 3, 2013
Ian Isami Ishikawa, 55, of Hanapepe, Kauai, an entrepreneur, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by son Claven Hasegawa, mother Takako, brothers Wade and Robert, sister Lynn Hayashi and two grandchildren. Private services. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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Earl Shigeo Izumi

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Oct. 23, 2013
Earl Shigeo Izumi, 68, of Kahului, a plant nursery owner/operator, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Sharon and brothers Gerald and Carl. Private services. No monetary offerings. No flowers. Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com.

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John Caetano Jr.

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March 25, 2013
John “Johnny” Caetano Jr., 91, of Honolulu, a retired pipe fitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Blanche K., son Allen F. Caetano, daughter Francine M. Caetano-Fontanilla and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Joseph Kalei Kamakahi Jr.

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Oct. 31, 2013
Joseph Kalei “Bully” Kamakahi Jr., 74, of Honolulu, an Air Force airman, Pearl Harbor metal sheet inspector and Honolulu Police Department traffic investigator, died in a private care home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Olinda A.K., sons Kalani K. and Jason G.K.A. Kamakahi, daughter Davrie K.M. Hoyle-Kamakahi, brother Gordon, sister Tina Lane, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Grace Kashiwamura

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Nov. 4, 2013
Grace Kashiwamura, 99, of Ewa Beach, an administrative assistant, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by a daughter, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date.

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Hyacinth Keopualani Kali Miller

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Oct. 29, 2013
Hyacinth Keopualani Kali “Honey” Miller, 83, of Waianae, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper, died in Waianae. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by sons Robert A., Gerald W., James R. and Charles L. Miller; daughter Ann Koga; brothers Henry and Anthony Kali; sisters Christina Kali, Gladiola Tawata, Carol Edwards and Emma DeCosta; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Asako Moriyama

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Oct. 23, 2013
Asako Moriyama, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Aina Haina Elementary School cafeteria worker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Alvin and Robert, daughters Amy Nishimoto and Doris Hoshino, brother Dick Fujiwara, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Tokiko Nako

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Oct. 25, 2013
Jane Tokiko Nako, 74, of Pearl City, a physician’s office manager, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Charles N., sons Darren N. and Dayton N., brother Alfred Takahata and sisters Joyce A. and Betty. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Nov. 25 at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Maria J. De Reis

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Nov. 3, 2013
Maria J. De Reis, 57, of Hilo, a retired Mauna Kea Medical Services billing specialist, died in the Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband James, mother Genevieve Badua, sons Christian and Elton Alameda, daughters Lesley Wuerflein and Angela De Reis, brothers Mario Jr. and Curtis Badua, sisters Flora Ojano and Lorie Yokem, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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