Archive for December 9th, 2013

Rick Clayton Brown

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Nov. 22, 2013
Rick Clayton Brown, 50, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a carpenter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Burbank, Calif. He is survived by wife Emi; mother Judy Harrison; brothers Scott, Ronald and Michael; and sister Shari Lindenberg. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 16 at Mokuaikaua Church in Kailua-Kona. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Theone Keam Yung Chock

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Dec. 1, 2013
Theone Keam Yung Chock, 61, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools physical education teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband John Sabel III, sons John IV and Luke Tan Sabel, mother Laura and brothers Terrill, Lorrin and Kyle. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Wendy Joyce Fletcher

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Dec. 4, 2013
Wendy Joyce Fletcher, 60, of Keaau, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by sons Jason Skeba and Chris Sprauge, companion Arthur Molter and three grandchildren. No services.

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Napoleon Kealoha Haena

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Nov. 24, 2013
Napoleon Kealoha “Nappy” Haena, 76, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Fay Karratti; hanai brothers Harry N., Dennis L. and Joseph N.S. Kenoi; sister Rosemarylee Dwight; hanai sister Delight A. Veincent; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupulau Road, Hilo. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Private burial to be held at a later date. Casual attire.

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NANCY KAZUKO IKEHARA

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NANCY KAZUKO IKEHARA 96, of Honolulu. Retired seamstress. Passed away at Nuuanu Hale on November 29, 2013. She was born on Maui. Survived by son, Charles Ikehara (Mildred); sister, Betsy Yamada (Roy); daughter in law, Betty Ikehara (Raymond-deceased); son in law and care giver, Roger Izumigawa (Patsy-deceased); numerous grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She was a member of Chatan Sonjin Kai, Lanakila Senior Club and Jikoen. She also volunteered at Maluhia Hospital for many years and received recognition from the City for her services. Private service will be held.

Geraldine Ku’ui’ini Johansen

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Nov. 23, 2013
Geraldine Ku’ui’ini “Auntie Gerry” Johansen, 71, of Pearl City, a retired Kamehameha Schools Kapalama alumni director, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hawi, North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Albert; daughters Michelle “Kahea” and Tanya Johansen; brothers Allen and Gregory “G.G” Vinta; sisters Pauline V. Requelman, Henrietta Labisores and Ginger Vinta; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools on Oahu. Services: 3 p.m. No flowers.

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Mary Ann Kealoha Naone Johnson

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12-9 583303 Mary Ann JohnsonMARY ANN KEALOHA NAONE JOHNSON Beloved Mary Ann passed away peacefully on November 15. Services at Kawaiaha’o Church December 11; visitation at 1:30, service at 2, reception to follow. In leiu of flowers, donations may be made to Kawaiaha’o Church or ‘Ahahui Ka’ahumanu Chapter 1 in honor of Mary Ann Johnson.

Edison Kapiohu Keomaka

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Nov. 25, 2013
Edison Kapiohu Keomaka, 82, of Kailua, an ironworker and director of training for the Hawaii Masons & Plasterers, died. He was born in Waipio, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lilian; daughter Alda; brothers Joseph Keomaka, Clyde Agres, John C. Hing and Edward Pascua; and sister Paulette Kato. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 19 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Betty Mieko Kuniyasu

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Nov. 2, 2013
Betty Mieko Kuniyasu, 83, of Pearl City, a retired Department of Education educational assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Kurt and Keith; daughter Karrie Maeda; brothers Teruyuki and Shoji Yamamoto and Itsuo Kusuda; sister Setsuko Lopes; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Anne S. Lee

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Nov. 17, 2013
Anne S. Lee, 88, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stephen and Anthony, daughter Dorianne Thompson, sister Helen Morita and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Harriet La Paz Baron Makanui

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Nov. 26, 2013
Harriet La Paz Baron Makanui, 75, of Pearl City, a retired Pohakea Elementary School educational assistant, died in Pearl City. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by husband William Jr.; son William III; daughters Alison Makanui-Lopes, Jerelyn Makanui-Yoshida and Gaynor Kaupu; brother Anthony Baron; sisters Virginia Jordan, Dorothy Jean Vidinha and Lorraine Albarado; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 1525 Waimano Home Road. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Shigeko Matsuda

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Nov. 29, 2013
Shigeko Matsuda, 97, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kipapa. She is survived by sons Albert and Edwin, daughter Dorothy Kansako, sister Keeko Takasaki, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Arlene Kailani Miranda

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Nov. 15, 2013
Arlene Kailani Miranda, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. warehouse attendant, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William H. Jr., Walters K., Wade K. and Wendell K.; daughter Willene H. Lono; brother Robert K. Eli; sister Leona P. Low; many grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Peter Nakamura

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Nov. 25, 2013
Peter Nakamura, 60, of Kapaa, Kauai, a County of Kauai long-range planner, died in Kapaa, Kauai. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Doris and brothers Kent and Galen. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Kapaa, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Elizabeth Kamakakaheaokalani Naone

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Nov. 21, 2013
Elizabeth Kamakakaheaokalani Naone, 58, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Daniel N. Kapea Jr. and sister Elaine M. Karratti. Services and celebration of life noon Saturday at 89-225 Pililaau Ave., Waianae.

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Dorothy Nobu Ogura

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Nov. 25, 2013
Dorothy Nobu Ogura, 98, of Honolulu, a Momoyama Restaurant pantry worker at the Princess Kaiulani Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest and Ross Ogura; daughters Jane Kuriki and Joan Osato; brothers Shinichi, Yoshinobu and Tadashi Araki; and sisters Kikue Nimori and Jane Araki. Visitation 11 a.m. Dec. 19 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: Noon. Graveside services 10:45 a.m. Dec. 21 at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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Kenneth Tadashi Okazaki

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Nov. 16, 2013
Kenneth Tadashi Okazaki, 81, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian trust officer and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nora Y.; sons Joel R. and Jon M.; daughter Joanne S.O. Do; caregiver David Do; sisters Janet M. Sato, Evelyn S. Masuoka and Peggy H. Kwok; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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CRISOSTOMO ROLDAN RAQUINE

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CRISOSTOMO ROLDAN RAQUINE Age 93, of Honolulu, passed away November 13, 2013 at Kuakini Medical Center.Born April 23, 1920 in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija, P. I. He is survived by sons, Reynaldo B. Raguine, Manuel “Lito” B. (Placida) Raguine; daughters, Lydia R. (Arsenio) Manuel of Australia, Mercedes R. (Manuel) Peralta, Elvira R. (Alejandro) Mariano, Evelinda Raguine. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday 12/14 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Kikuye Sasaki

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Nov. 28, 2013
Kikuye “K” Sasaki, 93, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii, a former proprietress of Harold’s Union Service in Kainaliu, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne, Ronald and Earl; daughter Laura Kirihara; sister Fujiko Takue; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Tuugasoli Saunoa

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Nov. 8, 2013
Tuugasoli “Soli” Saunoa, 66, of Mililani died in Aiea. He was born in Vaitogi, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Kathryn Lagmay; sons Darrell and Soli Saunoa, and David, Bryan, Lewis and Jason Lagmay; daughters Reylene Saunoa and Bryanna Lagmay; mother Taulafoga Ulu; brother Enoka Ulu; and sisters Tui and Fualuga Ulu, and Italia Tiumalu. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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John Shoso Tamaru

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Oct. 31, 2013
John Shoso Tamaru, 85, of Aiea, a retired city inspector, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Darrell and Wesley, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kenneth Tisalona

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Nov. 9, 2013
Kenneth Tisalona 56, of Kahaluu, a construction worker and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kenneth K. Tisalona and Keolaokalani Waa; daughters Kaheaokalani Palauni and Nalani Hunt; brothers Kainoa, Edmond and Glenn Tisalona, and Joshua Keaweehu; sisters Noe Tanji, Faydyne Tisalona, Debra Stapleton, Florence Nakatani, Sabrina “Bebe” Higa, Avon Morrison and Mona Tisalona; and 13 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kualoa Beach. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire.

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SATURNINO VILLAFUERTE

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12-9 SATURNINO VILLAFUERTESATURNINO VILLAFUERTE Age 79, of Honolulu, passed away November 21, 2013 at St. Francis Hospice. Born February 6, 1934 in Pu’ukoli’i, Maui. Retired after 31 years of service with the City & County of Honolulu as an EMT; also worked at Hawaii Kai Golf Course. *EMT-Emergency Medical Technician He is survived by wife, Dolores Villafuerte; son, Shawn Villafuerte; daughters, Lee Ann Villafuerte, Teresa Villafuerte, Vanessa (Blaine Sr.) Kahalewai, Deneen (Rosson) Kawamoto; brother, Phillip (Shirley) Villafuerte; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday 12/14 at Star of the Sea Church, 4470 Alii Koa St., Mass 10:45 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual Attire.

Mary Ellen Wong

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Nov. 25, 2013
Mary Ellen Wong, 73, of Volcano, Hawaii, a cattle rancher, died in Honokaa, Hawaii. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kevin and Clay McIver, hanai son Steven Royston, brother Waltham Johansen, two grandchildren, a great-grandchild and two hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary at Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 7 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Casual attire.

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