Archive for November 22nd, 2013

Andres Ganitano Bali

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Oct. 29, 2013
Andres Ganitano Bali, 82, of Aiea, a Hawaiian Dredging and Pacific Construction retiree, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Filomina “Lomin,” son Arnold, daughter Arlene, brother Justo and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lawrence Anthony Bongo

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 2, 2013
Lawrence Anthony Bongo, 49, of Pearl City, a warehouse employee, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Toni-Marie K., companion Aldora Kanehailua, mother Adele Earnst, brothers Shane and Shannon Earnst, and a grandchild. Private services.

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John Mahlon Bratton

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 7, 2013
John Mahlon Bratton, 65, of Navarre, Fla., an Army colonel, died. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. Services held.

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HENRY KALEIHOKU CHANG

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

11-22  HENRY KALEIHOKU CHANGHENRY KALEIHOKU CHANG Henry Kaleihoku “Butch” Chang, also known as Henry Kaleihoku Manu II, of Kaneohe, Age 72, passed away on November 8, 2013. Born May 5, 1941. Butch attended Saint Louis (8 years), I’olani and Castle High School. Upon graduating in 1959 attended Idaho State and Chaminade University where he graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. After college, he enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Medical Lab Tech; he served at Brooks Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and Tripler Army Medical Center for 16 years. He also served in Vietnam in 1968. After retiring in 1981 he continued working as a Civil Service Medical Lab Tech at Tripler. He was a devoted Kaneohe Lion and a Lifetime Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Organization. He is predeceased by parents Bonnie W. and Anita Chang and Henry Kaleihoku Manu. He is survived by his wife Phyllis M. Chang, brother, Carl Malani Bilyeu (Crystal), son, Henry Kaleihoku Chang, II “Kalei” (Cheryl), daughter, Malia M. Chang-Santilla, three grand- sons, Henry K. Chang, III (‘Ekolu), Bonnie K. Chang (Ka’imi), Steadman K. Chang (Kahoku), and one grand- daughter, Felicia M. Santilla. Services: November 23, 2013 at St. John’s By the Sea Episcopal Church, 47-074 Lihikai Drive, Kaneohe. Visitation: 9:30-11:00. Service: 11:00 AM. Inurnment: November 25, 2013, 2:00 PM at Hawaii State Veterans Memorial Cemetery followed by military honors. Flowers welcome.

Alvin G.Y. Chun

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Alvin G.Y. Chun, 67, of Honolulu, a retired mason and an Army veteran, died in Veterans Affairs Center for Aging. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jeffrey and Michael; daughter Elizabeth Lujan; brothers Sharland and Gordon; sisters Vivian Ishizaki, Sylvia Yamada, Rita Ikeda and Stephanie Chang; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Dec. 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Channing Damiles Keaweopala Chun

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Nov. 6, 2013
Channing Damiles Keaweopala Chun, infant son of Sean and Nephira of Kaneohe, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Almira and Dennis Damiles, Clement Chun and Linda Tell; and great-grandparent Mary. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kiyomi Hagio

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 19, 2013
Kiyomi Hagio, 91, of Volcano, Hawaii, a co-proprietor of H. Hagio Farm, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Hiram, daughters Sharon Hagio and Ruby Soares, brothers Yoshimi and Stanley Oishi, sister Edith Iwata, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Harold Robert Isaacs

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Nov. 12, 2013
Harold Robert Isaacs, 66, of Fayetteville, N.C., an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. Private services.

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JOSEPH ADRIAN KEANU, JR.

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

JOSEPH ADRIAN KEANU, JR. Age 80, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 27, 2013 in Honolulu. Born February 7, 1933 in Honolulu, HI. A lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans; a longtime member of Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club; Leeward Bowling League. A Korean War veteran and Purple Heart recipient. He is survived by wife, Loretta Keanu; son, Adrian (Sarah) Keanu; 1 grandchild; brother, Roger Keanu; sister, Barbara Ann Brown. Private Services held.

Fred William Pump Jr.

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Oct. 19, 2013
Fred William Pump Jr., 93, of Honolulu, a Navy officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by a daughter and a sister. Private services. Donations suggested to the Queen’s Medical Center.

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John Dennis Rodrigues Jr.

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 9, 2013
John Dennis Rodrigues Jr., 36, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Blane’s Drive Inn cook, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Thaizen Ribordy, mother Juanita Rivera and sisters Sabrina Leonard and Angela and Rainy Rodrigues. Private services.

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Dennis Kiyotaka Kalawe

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 11, 2013
Dennis Kiyotaka Kalawe, 60, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Air Force master sergeant and a pharmacy technician, died in Tucson. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joy-Ae; son David A.; daughters Joy S. Kalawe and Jessica S. Holcom; brothers John, Alvin and Roy; sisters Pearl and Sherry Kalawe, and Vivian Adams; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Yasuko Kanda

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Oct. 31, 2013
Yasuko Kanda, 89, of Honolulu, retired owner of Kanda Lunchwagon, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son James T.; daughters Jane H., Darlene Y. and Charlotte H. Kanda, and Irene E. Higa; brother Katsumi Shinsato; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Ho Kern

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 18, 2013
Helen Ho “Hien” Kern, 58, of Kapolei died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Da Nang, Vietnam. She is survived by husband Robin, sons Keoni and Kawika Ho, brother Cam Ho and sisters Them Thi and Ty Thi Ho. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Chan Khong Monastery, 1105 Hind Iuka Drive, Honolulu.

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Eun Cha Kay Lee

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 18, 2013
Eun Cha Kay Lee, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son Davis; daughters Kwang Suk “Shirley” Tabbal, Kwang Soon “Suna” Okamura, Kwang Chin “Kelly” Lee and Cheryl L. Kim; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Aiea Korean United Methodist Church, 99-101 Laulima St.

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Evelyn Sau Kung Lum

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 10, 2013
Evelyn Sau Kung Lum, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jonathan, daughter Erlyne and sister Judy Ogata. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

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Thomas Kozen Makiya

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Oct. 25, 2013
Thomas Kozen Makiya, 93, of Kailua, a retired Nordic Construction carpenter, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born on Maui. He is survived by daughter Karen Horiuchi, caregiver and son-in-law Lester Horiuchi, sister Dora Uyeunten, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Velma Alice McNeill

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Nov. 19, 2013
Velma Alice McNeill, 91, of Kailua, a Kailua Intermediate School special-education teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son William L.; daughters Gerry D. Burnham, Heather McNeill-Hodson and Bonnie R. McNeill; sister Laurabelle Butler; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church-Kailua, 920 Keolu Drive. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Gladys Okiko Miyamoto

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Oct. 25, 2013
Gladys Okiko Miyamoto, 89, of Aiea, a Lockheed secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Charles K. and sisters Ruth Kajita, Ethel Yoshida and Florence Kim. Private services.

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Takeshi Nitta

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 6, 2013
Takeshi “Tutu” Nitta, 87, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Jeannie Elliman and Faye Mizunaka. Private services.

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Torao Noguchi

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Nov. 5, 2013
Torao “Bob” Noguchi, 99, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Manoa Cottage Tree. He was born in Honolua, Maui. He is survived by sons Thomas T. and Kenneth T.; daughters Gladys H. Hino, Evelyn E. Noguchi and Gloria H. Mihata; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Minnie Hiro Okano

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 3, 2013
Minnie Hiro Okano, 86, of Aiea, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center medical secretary, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Paul T.; brothers Masanori, Dr. Samuel S., Douglas Y., Frank T. and George T. Koide; and sister Aileen A. Serikawa. Private services.

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Lillian Amy Ka’aloikeanuokaluaopele Strickland

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Nov. 5, 2013
Lillian Amy Ka’aloikeanuokaluaopele Strickland, 74, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Hauula. She is survived by sons Ralph Jr., Stephen, Peter, Jesse, Jasen, Jabe and Lenton; daughters Jade Lee and Jessica, Kaleo and Oshen Strickland; brothers Peter Kealoha and Bobo Paku; sisters Hattie Kaahu, Bertha Kealoha and Leilani Paku; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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William “Bill” Shigeo Suzuki

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

WILLIAM “BILL” SHIGEO SUZUKI Age 87, of Mililani, HI, passed away on November 2, 2013. Born October 8, 1926 in Honolulu. He retired as the Vice President of the YMCA of Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Agnes; son Matthew; daughters Rebecca (Kane) Kanetani, Christine (Ross) Ibaan; sister Doris (Yoshinori) Ojiri; grandchildren Ryan and Brandon Kanetani, Erin and Emily Ibaan. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Service at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Harris United Methodist Church, 20 S.Vineyard, Honolulu. Casual attire. No flowers. Memorial gifts received will be donated to Harris United Methodist Church, YMCA of Honolulu and St. Francis Hospice.

MITZI M. TAKETA

Posted On November 22nd, 2013 -

MITZI M. TAKETA Age 80, of Waipahu, HI, passed away November 3, 2013 in Honolulu. Born August 3, 1933 in Paia, Maui, HI. She is survived by spouse, Akio Taketa; sons, Wesley Taketa, Tracy Taketa, Russell (Jaqueline) Taketa; daughters, Holly (Doyle) Wheeles, Kelly (Lester) Morikawa; brothers, Leslie Matsubara, Eugene (Susan) Matsubara; sister, Laurie (Francis) Keeno; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children. Private services were held.

Shizuko M. Teshima

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Oct. 22, 2013
Shizuko M. Teshima, 106, of Honalo, Hawaii, owner of Kona’s Teshima Restaurant, died at home. She was born in Honalo. She is survived by sons Harold, Ernest and Ted; daughter Irene A. Izumi; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Gary Lester Uyeno

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Nov. 17, 2013
Gary Lester Uyeno, 59, of Honolulu, a hairstylist and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by mother Betty, brother Darrell and sister JoAnn U. Neves. Private services.

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Margaret Tsutae Wago

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Nov. 9, 2013
Margaret Tsutae Wago, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Gas Co. cashier, died at home. She was born in Koolaupoko. She is survived by husband Robert, son Craig H., daughter Julie M., sister Helen Yoshimura and a grandchild. Private services.

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Janis Lee Weiss

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Nov. 13, 2013
Janis Lee Weiss, 57, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a Konawaena School teacher, died in Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale, Holualoa, Hawaii. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by brother Merkel. Private services.

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Yoshiko White

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Nov. 3, 2013
Yoshiko White, 83, of Pearl City, a dressmaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by daughter Harumi Adachi, brother Bunshiro Tsuyuki, sisters Shigeko Matsue and Masako Takahashi, and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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