Archive for December 14th, 2013

Lila Marie Valentine Aila

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Nov. 11, 2013
Lila Marie Valentine Aila, 71, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Darcy D. and Preston S.; daughter Tiare T. Pana; brothers Bernard and Philip; sisters Rita Eng, Geri Maria and Marie Kanealii-Ortiz; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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May Lum Aiu

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Dec. 1, 2013
May Lum Aiu, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lincoln and Mason, daughter Penelope, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hisayo Y. Akama

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Oct. 8, 2013
Hisayo Y. Akama, 95, of Kapaa, Kauai, owner of Yukimura Store, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Roger; daughter Jean; sisters Kimie Ozaki, Mitsue Kataoka and Yuriko Nanbu; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 27 at Kapaa United Church of Christ. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Bartolome Obnamia Bajar

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Nov. 20, 2013
Bartolome Obnamia “Bert” Bajar, 89, of Ewa Beach, a retired maintenance employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Rolando and Rogelio, daughters Rosario Caradang and Ruby Ho, 26 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Maurice Kaonohiokala Baysa

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Dec. 3, 2013
Maurice Kaonohiokala Baysa, 77, of Arizona died in Arizona. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Helene M.; son Mark K.; daughters Toni M. Spears and Lee N. Fasoldt; brother John A. Jr.; sisters Joyce Kelekolio, Merney Baysa and Marylynn Soaladaop; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Lorraine Jane Gomes Bisho

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Dec. 9, 2013
Lorraine Jane Gomes Bisho, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bobby and Randy, brother Vernon “Boyce” Gomes, sister Theresa “Nanny” Deluze, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Michael Macabeo Cacho

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Nov. 24, 2013
Michael Macabeo “Mike” Cacho, 38, of Waipahu, a Reynolds Recycling head buyer, died inWahiawa. He was born in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by companion Michelle Boretta; daughter Destiny; parents Benjamin Sr. and Natividad; brothers Benjie, Joel, Lito and Walter; and sisters Avery Cacho, Juvy Perez, Margie Cabigas and Marieliza Arquero. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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ROSITA “ROSING” PASCUA CADIZ

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ROSITA ROSING PASCUA CADIZ Age 82, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away November 13, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born November 6, 1931 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of Baccarraneos of Hawaii. She is survived by by son, Andres “Vic” (Teresa) Cadiz, Jr.; daughter, Anicia Liberato; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grand- children; sister, Isabel Pascua. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (Dec. 20) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 21) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Rachel Ching

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Nov. 23, 2013
Rachel “Lahela” Ching, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired psychiatric registered nurse, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kaalaea. She is survived by son Randolph K.; daughters Rachelle L. Ching and Joanne “Josie” Agres; sisters Peggy N. Villanueva, Lily P. Victor, Martha H. Kenolio and Pearl K. Featheran; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harold Arthur Duby

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Nov. 30, 2013
Harold Arthur Duby, 91, of Honolulu, a carpenter, schoolteacher, building material salesman and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by son Ted. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 21 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Norio Fujimoto

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Nov. 29, 2013
Norio Fujimoto, 83, of Mililani, a retired Pacific Concrete batching plant operator and an Army veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Judy Y.; sons Andrew, Stanley and Russell; brothers Torao and Yukio; sister Kay Ah You; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Steven Lee Gochenouer

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Dec. 10, 2013
Steven Lee Gochenouer, 61, of Houstonia, Mo., formerly of Waipahu, a Navy boilermaker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Fort Knox, Ky. He is survived by wife Lyrita E.; son Kyle H.; daughter Samantha K. Charbonier; brothers Richard, Michael and Ronald; and five grandchildren. Services at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Community Cancer Center, Marshall, Mo., in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Online condolences: campbell-lewis.com.

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Albert Sadami Hironaka

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Nov. 28, 2013
Albert Sadami Hironaka, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold sales supervisor and an Army veteran, died in a private care home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian F. and brother Walter. Private services.

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Warren Paul Houghtailing

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Dec. 8, 2013
Warren Paul Houghtailing, 60, of Kailua, a commercial graphic artist and designer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Daisy Houghtailing and Charlotte Clarke. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Chiyo Iida

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Dec. 9, 2013
Chiyo Iida, 93, of Honolulu, co-owner of S.M. Iida Ltd., died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Richard M. and Robert S., and sister Laura M. Miho. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1721 Pali Highway. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Richard Hiroshi Ishida

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Sept. 4, 2013
Richard Hiroshi Ishida, 92, of Lihue, owner of Aloha Factors and an Army veteran, died on Kauai. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Brian and Eric; sisters Alice, Mildred, Nancy and Jean; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: noon. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Joseph Kaalele Kahoaka

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Dec. 7, 2013
Joseph Kaalele Kahoaka, 73, of Honolulu, a retired executive chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl, sons David and Jason, sisters Helene and Skip, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Amy Ann Puanani Kamakeeaina

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Dec. 10, 2013
Amy Ann Puanani Kamakeeaina, 65, of Laiemaloo, a Kahuku Medical Center clerk, died. She was born in Kainaliu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Mahi; sons Frank and Kai Colleado, and Paulo and Kahokuokekai Kamakeeaina; daughters Pua Kaneshiro and Mahealani Mello; brother Raymond Moike; 23 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 21 at the Church of JesusChrist of Latter-day Saints, Hauula. Services: noon. Cremation to follow.

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Dennis M.K. Kim

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Nov. 23, 2013
Dennis M.K. Kim, 66, of Aiea, a retired machinist tool maker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Lynette M., son Terrence S., daughter Nicole M.N. Biolos, brothers Alfred Jr. and Ronald, sister Laureen Michels and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Yuki Miwa Kitaoka

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Dec. 4, 2013
Yuki Miwa Kitaoka, 99, of Honolulu died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband retired Maui Circuit Judge Takashi Kitaoka; sons Chris Y., Lloyd T., Rodney M. and Don S.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lily Yuriko Kuroyama

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Dec. 7, 2013
Lily Yuriko Kuroyama, 65, of Hilo, a retired seventh-grade Hawaiian history teacher at Waiakea Intermediate School, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Gary, daughters Mari Kuroyama-Ton and Joni Kuroyama, brothers Ronald and Miles Nakatsu, and sister Doreen Yamamoto. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Catalina F. Lopez

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Dec. 6, 2013
Catalina F. Lopez, 83, of Puhi, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by son Louis Jr., brother Geno Feliciano and sister Ramona. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Services: noon. Burial to follow at the cemetery.

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Mitsuki Matsunaga

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Dec. 5, 2013
Mitsuki Matsunaga, 96, of Hilo, a Jas. W. Glover retiree, an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II and a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Lynnette Uyesato, sister Grace Iwamoto, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 21 at Higashi Hongwanji Mission. Services: 10 a.m.

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Mary Madeline Kauanoe McKeague

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Dec. 4, 2013
Mary Madeline Kauanoe McKeague, 78, of Waimanalo, a substitute teacher for Blanche Pope Elementary School, and Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest, Robert and Ross; daughters Patti Ann Griep and Robin McKeague; brother Chris Koanui; sisters Elaine Kim-Kama, Francine Woodward and Calanthe Goo; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Francis Tadao Oda

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Dec. 7, 2013
Francis Tadao Oda, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired Ilikai Hotel maintenance employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Stuart; daughters Cathy Yamaguchi, Janice Ng and Norine Nasu; sister Alice Nakamura; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Minnie Matilda Ortiz

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Dec. 11, 2013
Minnie Matilda Ortiz, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews Roy Sayers and Steven Hernandez, and nieces Rosita Kishimoto, Natalie Perells, Diane Mesa and June Sayers. No services.

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Catalina de la Cruz Paz

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Nov. 16, 2013
Catalina de la Cruz Paz, 92, of Honolulu, a dressmaker in the Philippines and a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Henry and Melvyn, daughter Cynthia Coronel, sister Naty Aczon, nephew Lory de la Cruz, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 21 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hiroko Judy Pennington

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Dec. 1, 2013
Hiroko Judy Pennington, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers salesclerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Matsushima, Japan. She is survived by sons Mark and Phillip; brothers Haruo and Katsuo Akama, and Nagao Masuda; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Josefa Almazan Quiamas Sebastian

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Nov. 19, 2013
Josefa Almazan Quiamas “Sefa” Sebastian, 101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Artemio A. and Crisanto A. Quiamas; daughters Clarita Q. Sanchez, Apolonia C. Bacting and Luzviminda S. Corpuz; 99 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptst Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 21 at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Helen Harue Shinsato

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Nov. 30, 2013
Helen Harue Shinsato, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Moanalua Elementary School cook, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Warren S., Glenn T., Chester K. and Michael T.; daughter Sandra S.; brother Fred Nakama; sisters June Taomae, Sueko Sterrett, Shinobu Kibota, Alice Cocke, and Dorothy and Rene Nakama; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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