Archive for November 20th, 2013

Alvin Shigeo Anbe

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Nov. 7, 2013
Alvin Shigeo Anbe, 68, of Tempe, Ariz., a retired employee of Service Air in Phoenix, died in Tempe. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother Carl. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Wailuku Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Thomas J. Burns

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Nov. 16, 2013
Thomas J. Burns, 60, of Aiea, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and a federal psychologist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Deer Lodge, Mont. He is survived by wife Kimberly, daughter Samantha, son Sebastian Kwon, sisters Colleen Wilson and Kathy Hill, and a grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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JEANNE H. BUSH

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JEANNE H. BUSH Jeanne H. Bush, 94, died in her home in Oceanside, Ca. Jeanne arrived in Honolulu in 1948, and married Robert (Bob) I. Bush (deceased) in 1951. Jeanne worked for Henry J. Kaiser and Castle & Cooke, before starting a career in real estate. After retiring, Jeanne and Bob moved to California in 1988. An informal memorial is planned for 10 a.m. Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Outrigger Canoe Club.

JULIA “ROSE” C. CALIZO

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JULIA ROSE C. CALIZO Age 81, of Waipahu, HI, passed away October 27, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born May 22, 1932 in Ewa, HI. She is survived by spouse, Romulo “Rolly” A. Calizo; daughters, Beverly C. (Omi) Calizo-Aguito, Rodelyn C. (Clemente Jr.) Calizo-Jara of CA; sons, Dionisio C. (Kathy) Calizo, Harry C. Calizo, Walter C. (Jaydene) Calizo; sisters, Filomena C. Redor, Esperanza C. Ibarra; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (Nov 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (Nov 26) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Dorothy Ann Caluya

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Oct. 19, 2013
Dorothy Ann Caluya, 69, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by husband Loretto “Shorty”; daughters Athena Caluya, Babette Lareau and Crystal Medeiros; brother Kenny Krause; sister Rosemarie LaBarbera; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jon’Dale Jerald Kealiiokalanialoha Cullen

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Sept. 20, 2013
Jon’Dale Jerald Kealiiokalanialoha Cullen, 42, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Kekaihawanawana Cleveland; brothers James “Kimo” Jr. and Ricardo “Ricky”; sisters Luana Cullen, Bonnie Alexander, Hazeline “Noe” Palakiko, SeannaLynn “Hala” Mahilum and Priscilla-Alana Antolin; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

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Carolyn K. Gillum

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Nov. 6, 2013
Carolyn K. Gillum, 70, of Sun City West, Ariz., formerly of Hawaii Kai, a retired licensed massage therapist and owner of Caring Hands Therapeutic Massage in Hawaii Kai, died in Sun City West. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa. She is survived by daughter Denise Fleming, son Daniel, brother Richard Angrove, sister Susan Tuttle and four grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church, Aina Haina. Aloha attire. Lei only for scattering of ashes on Saturday.

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Yong Eun Ha

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Nov. 12, 2013
Yong Eun Ha, 77, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Daegu, Korea. She is survived by sons Tae Sik, Tae Sool and Tae Man; daughters Kap Suk Gregory and Soon Hee Kim; brothers Young Kil and Joung Kil Hyun; sisters Ill Boon Shin, Kyu Boon Park and Mar Soon Boulware; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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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 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Services:11 a.m. Burial on Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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BEATRICE REIKO ICHINOSE

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11-20, 11-24 BEATRICE ICHINOSE b&w NEWIn Loving Memory BEATRICE REIKO ICHINOSE Beatrice Reiko Ichinose, 80 of Pearl City, Hawaii passed away November 12, 2013 peacefully surrounded by loved ones at Queens Medical Center. Bea was a loving wife and beloved mother. She is survived by husband Eugene T. Ichinose, Jr., son Eugene T. Ichinose, III (Renee LaBrosse-Ichinose – deceased), daughters Lori K. Teixeira (Randy Teixeira), Wendi K. Ichinose (Tracy Morgan), Terri M. Ichinose, step-grandchildren Cierra, Jasmine, Tyler, Garrett, 2 step-great grandchildren and her loyal Rottweiler Sumi. Bea was best known by others for her lifelong work with her husband Eugene at Wespac Hawaii Financial. Services will be held November 29th at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, 30 N. Kukui Street Honolulu, HI 96817. Visitation at 5pm followed by services at 6pm. Casual attire.

BEATRICE REIKO ICHINOSE

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In Loving Memory BEATRICE REIKO ICHINOSE Beatrice Reiko Ichinose, 80 of Pearl City, Hawaii passed away November 12, 2013 peacefully surrounded by loved ones at Queens Medical Center. Bea was a loving wife and beloved mother. She is survived by husband Eugene T. Ichinose, Jr., son Eugene T. Ichinose, III (Renee LaBrosse-Ichinose – deceased), daughters Lori K. Teixeira (Randy Teixeira), Wendi K. Ichinose (Tracy Morgan), Terri M. Ichinose, step-grandchildren Cierra, Jasmine, Tyler, Garrett, 2 step-great grandchildren and her loyal Rottweiler Sumi. Bea was best known by others for her lifelong work with her husband Eugene at Wespac Hawaii Financial. Services will be held November 29th at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, 30 N. Kukui Street Honolulu, HI 96817. Visitation at 5pm followed by services at 6pm. Casual attire.

Ely R. Alconcel Jr.

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Nov. 17, 2013
Ely R. “Ely Boy” Alconcel Jr., 41, of Kula, Maui, a Securitas employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Noe and Ely R. Sr., brother Tyrone D., half brother Norman K.N. Kaiaokamalie and half sister Leenelle N. Tomooka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Donald Kekuipuaahiahi Kamakea Jr.

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Oct. 21, 2013
Donald Kekuipuaahiahi “Beez” Kamakea Jr., 54, of Honolulu, a delivery driver and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Donald K. Koa; daughter Donaldeen L. Sanborn; brothers Alexander, Tolbert and Clifton; sisters Donalyn Thompson, Ginnette Lyman, Tracy Spencer and Jodi Kamakea; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School campus. Services: 10 a.m. Private inurnment.

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Ronald Futoshi Saiki Jr.

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Nov. 3, 2013
Ronald Futoshi Saiki Jr., also known as “Bones” and “Juju,” 71, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. linesman and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Raymond, Kalani, Keala and Kaipo Saiki, and Collin Wasti; daughter Renee Saiki Abraham; stepmother Donna; brother Bo; sisters Lei Andrade and Luana Kawelu; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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JEAN FUSAKO KANDA

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JEAN FUSAKO KANDA Age 83, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 28, 2013 in Pearl City. Born March 11, 1930 in Yokohama, Japan. Retired from Duty Free Shoppers, Ltd. Member of Soto Mission of Hawaii. She is survived by sons, Eric H. (Lisa) Kanda, Chris T. Kanda; grandchildren, Rick K. Kanda, Reid T. Kanda, Lauren A. Kanda, Ashley M. Kanda. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (Nov 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Kwock Hing Lau

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Nov. 7, 2013
Kwock Hing Lau, 96, of Honolulu, a pre-need sales counselor, died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Thelma G.; sons Dennis, Vince and Clinton; daughter Marilyn Lupaschuk; brothers Kwock Nam, Kwock Chung, Kwock Choong and Kwock Mung; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Dorothy G. Lee

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Oct. 3, 2013
Dorothy G. “Dottie” Lee, 75, of Mililani, a retired Realtor, died in Kailua. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Hugh, sons Joseph and Eric Cheung, daughters Shemayne Cheung Wilson and Sheila Cheung, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Presbyterian Church.

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Ruby Jane Masanda

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Nov. 14, 2013
Ruby Jane Masanda, 71, of Paia, Maui, a retired Kalama Intermediate School cafeteria employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia. She is survived by companion Ty Shimabuku; son Brandon; daughters Darlene Torricer, Charlene Lacno and Davelynn Masanda; brother Elmer Aquino; sister Marcia Walters; hanai sister Sandra Bird; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Gary Seiji Matsushige

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Nov. 6, 2013
Gary Seiji Matsushige, 72, of Honolulu, a retired collections manager for Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Mae M., sons Derek K. and Keola, daughter Chantal B. Regis and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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INOCENCIO “INCIONG” ALEJANDRO MORALES

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INOCENCIO INCIONG ALEJANDRO MORALES Age 91, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away October 30, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born July 26, 1922 in Barangay #10 Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Dole Company. He is survived by son, Alvin (Vinah) Morales; daughters, Efrelia (Joverto) Morales, Fredelina (Andy) Fiesta, Erlinda (James) Flemming, Lucrecia (Roberto) Maximo, Ludivica Morales, Elenita (Melsyn) Rosales; 14 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (Nov 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Nov 26) Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/ Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Florence DiBello Moser

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Nov. 13, 2013
Florence DiBello Moser, 93, of Kailua died. She was born in Erie, Pa. She is survived by son Rick DiBello, daughter Linda DiBello Titmus, sister Rose Bassani and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patricia Louise Leilani Nartatez

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Nov. 7, 2013
Patricia Louise Leilani “Pat” Nartatez, 64, of Puna, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Alvin Bernard; daughters Maria, Crescent and Elvina; numerous brothers and sisters; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Mokuola Room. Casual attire. No flowers. Monetary offerings welcome.

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Hong-Lan Thi Nguyen

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Nov. 15, 2013
Hong-Lan Thi Nguyen, 64, of Honolulu, an entrepreneur, died. She was born in My Tho, Vietnam. She is survived by husband Chuong Van; son Tuan; daughters Nancy Helfman, Diana Ward, Linda Nguyen and Loan Cabanilla; and sister Cam. Private services.

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Ruth Satsuki Miyamoto Ogawa

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Nov. 1, 2013
Ruth Satsuki Miyamoto Ogawa, 99, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dr. Robert Jr., daughter Roann and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Alexandrine Maile Legaspi Olival

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Nov. 11, 2013
Alexandrine Maile Legaspi Olival, 85, of Hilo, a homemaker and former insurance agent for Philam Life and Pacific Union Insurance, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Frederick; daughters Angel S. Soares, Valerie Rillon, Charlene Miyashiro, Sandra Nuha and Marilyn Pakele; son Benjamin Legaspi Jr.; brother Raymond Rodrigues; sisters Evelyn Rodrigues and Elizabeth Toribio; stepbrother Clement Chang; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services to follow. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Rosary: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park.

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Amelia Lorenzo Pascual

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Oct. 13, 2013
Amelia Lorenzo Pascual, 89, of Honolulu, a city groundskeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Saturnino, Ricardo, Juanito, Dramie and Dante; daughters Josefina Balanay and Erlinda Ramos; brothers Damaso, Placido and Leopoldo Lorenzo; sisters Primitiva Aguilar and Eufemia Villagin; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Levi Michael Perkins

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Nov. 8, 2013
Levi Michael Perkins, 62, of Waianae died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Larry Himalaya; brothers John, Tracy and Robert; and sisters Linda Perkins and Maile Apela. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Boat Harbor. Loose flowers welcome.

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Sangvane Phongphila

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Nov. 17, 2013
Sangvane Phongphila, 78, of Waipahu, a retired police officer in Laos, died. He was born in Vientiane, Laos. He is survived by wife Kam; son Johnny; daughters Mani Spence, Penny Ratanakul and Napha Phengsavath; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Laotian Buddhist services: noon Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Rowland K. Piena

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ROWLAND K. PIENA Rowland Ka’aumoana Piena passed away on November 3rd 2013 at Saint Rose Hospital in Henderson Nevada. He was born on February 21st 1962 and grew up on the North Shore. He is survived by his mother, Flo and predeceased by his father Ralph. He is also survived by his sister, Kim-Ly Banks, his children Daniel, Wesley, and Jasmin Piena, his grandchildren Dylan and Kai Piena and their baby sister Leah due in January. His ashes are with Ann and Gib Hatter and will be scattered next summer at a time and place to be announced.

Leslie Leroy Quisano

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Nov. 4, 2013
Leslie Leroy Quisano, 75, of Pearl City, a parts salesman for Datsun and Nissan, died in Pearl City. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Maria; sons Leslie Jr., Martin, Mark and Keith; daughter Geri Solomon; brothers John, Richard, Ronald, Gary, Arthur and Allen; sisters Etta Alba, Darryl Funke, Gwen Osurman and Patricia Malama; 21 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Nov. 27 at the mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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