Archive for December 19th, 2013

Hisao Yabusaki

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Dec. 13, 2013
Hisao Yabusaki, 95, of Honolulu, a retired civil engineer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen T., sons Donn and Steven, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816.

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Janet Takeko Takahashi

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Dec. 10, 2013
Janet Takeko Takahashi, 89, of Pearl City died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Frank and Gary; daughters Joyce Yasui, Juliet Murakami and Jessica Espland; brother George Ishii; sister Alice Bello; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services and scattering of ashes.

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Esmenia Fernandez Visitacion Tagavilla

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Dec. 9, 2013
Esmenia Fernandez Visitacion Tagavilla, 88, of Hanapepe, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Huberto V. and Russell; daughters Evelyn Pascual, Anita Bunsaan and Elfie Tumaneng; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6-9 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

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James Silva

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Dec. 11, 2013
James “Jim” Silva, 79, of Honolulu, a yacht captain and chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in Connecticut. He is survived by wife Valerie “Lyn.” Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaii Cancer Society.

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Henry Rafael

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Dec. 3, 2013
Henry “Kaleo” Rafael, 63, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Watkins Paving Service construction worker, died in Ka’u Hospital. He was born in South Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Karen Z. Cakin; sons Kalani Silva, Henry “Braddah” Rafael Jr. and Avery Keoloha; daughters Lynsay Richter, Rodlynn, Rainy, Raquel, Reesa and Robyn Keoloha, and Rickylei Rafael; hanai daughters Gina Sanchez and Leslie Balanon; brother Phillipo; sisters Marcella and Kanani; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Mohouli Park. Services: 10:30 a.m. Lunch to follow. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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William S. Perreira

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Dec. 7, 2013
William S. Perreira, also known as “Bill” and “Richael,” 77, of Honolulu, owner of W&H Masonry Inc. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Taeko, son James W., daughter Jill L. Santos and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Maximina Bangloy Pascual

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Dec. 11, 2013
Maximina Bangloy “Maxine” Pascual, 98, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, an employee for Caleb E.S. Burns and cook and housekeeper for Florence Burns at Iliahi on Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Sally Rasay, Catherine Lo, Adeline “Dely” Sasaki, Merlyn Chan and Eleanor Ibia; nine grandchildren; a hanai grandchild; 12 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Lihue Lutheran Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Grace Hiroko Ochiai

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Dec. 3, 2013
Grace Hiroko Ochiai, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Coast Guard accounting clerk, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dean and Kent, brothers James and Francis Ono, sister Margie Hatori and a grandchild. Private services.

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Michael Y. Murakami

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Nov. 25, 2013
Michael Y. Murakami, 52, of Wahiawa, an Air Force veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Rhys Holmburg, parents Howard and Kunie Ishii, brothers James and David, and sister Frances Sandry. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m.

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Donald Jesse McMillen

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Nov. 30, 2013
Donald Jesse McMillen, 66, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Manu Kai measurement systems branch supervisor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lexington, Ky. He is survived by wife Mary Ann T., son Micah K., brother James O. and sisters Patricia M. Adams and Lela M. Duff. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Parish, Kekaha. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to be held a later date. Casual attire.

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Tadashi Hashimoto

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Dec. 12, 2013
Tadashi “Ted” Hashimoto, 88, of Wailua, Kauai, a Kauai County truck driver, died at home. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ritsuko Fukuda

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Dec. 15, 2013
Ritsuko Fukuda, 86, of Pearl City, a retired elementary school teacher, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Roy G., sons Lane and Mark, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Khanh Cong Doan

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Dec. 14, 2013
Khanh Cong Doan, 39, of Honolulu, a Harvey’s Barber Shop barber, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by companion Janice Huynh. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.

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Michael Macabeo Cacho

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Nov. 24, 2013
Michael Macabeo “Mike” Cacho, 38, of Waipahu, a Reynolds Recycling Co. head buyer, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by companion Michelle Boretta; son Avery; daughter Destiny; parents Benjamin Sr. and Natividad; brothers Benjie, Joel, Lito and Walter; and sisters Juvy Perez, Margie Cabigas and Marieliza Arquero. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. today 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 Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Mary Andrew Bomba

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Dec. 12, 2013
Mary Andrew Bomba, 92, of Honolulu, a sister of St. Francis, died in St. Francis Convent. She was born in Texas. She is survived by sister Eleanor Locke. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at St. Francis Convent, 2715 Pamoa Road. Mass: 5 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Herman Barboza

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Dec. 10, 2013
Herman “Skippy” Barboza, 91, of Waipahu, a retired refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanic at the Navy Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jeremias, Thomas, Ronald and Hiram; daughter Pamela Castellano; stepson Reginald Solomon; sister Florence Hill; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 26 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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EDWARD JAMES HO’OKANO AH SAM, JR.

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12-19 EDWARD AH SAM, JR. B&WEDWARD JAMES HO’OKANO AH SAM, JR. (AGE 62) July 15, 1951 (Honolulu, Hawaii)-October 1, 2013 (Marysville, CA) Occupation: Civil Engineer There will be a scattering of Eddie’s ashes On Friday, December 20, 2013, from the Outrigger Canoe Club at 7:00 am. Family and friends are invited to paddle out and join in this final farewell. A reception will follow at the club.

CHARLENE M. SANTIAGO

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CHARLENE M. SANTIAGO Age 70, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away November 19, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born May 25, 1943 in Aiea, HI. She is survived by husband, Rodney A. Santiago; son, Nio “Teto” (Vai) Lealao; daughters, Carole A. Santiago, Mary A. Santiago; brothers, Ronald F. (Priscilla) Davin, James Alcover; sister, Marilyn Langsi; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MICHIE E. KIYONAGA

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MICHIE E. KIYONAGA Age 85, of Aiea, HI, passed away November 12, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. Born January 15, 1928 in Waialua, HI. She is survived by husband, Tsueno Kiyonaga; son, Kevin (Lois) Kiyonaga; daughter, Joy (Keith) Takenouchi; sisters, Evelyn Wakata, Akiko Enomoto; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grand- child. Private Services held. No monetary or koden offerings, please.

KWAN FONG LEE

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KWAN FONG LEE Age 96, of Honolulu, HI, passed away November 22, 2013 in Honolulu. Born November 24, 1916 in Canton, China. She is survived by son, Melvin (Audrey) Lee; brother, Mew Lun Lum; sister, Goon Yee Lum; 3 grandchildren; 1 great- granddaughter. Private Services were held.


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