Archive for 2013

AMY K. AKAU

Posted On August 29th, 2013 -

AMY K. AKAU Aug. 6, 2013 Amy K. Akau, 85, of Kaimuki, housewife/school bus driver, died in Honolulu. She is survived by sons: Richard Jr, James, Maurice, Christopher, Patrick Sr; daughters: Christine, Catherine, Corrine, Cynthia, Amy; 22 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 am, Sat. 8/31 at Star of the Sea Church. Service 12:00. Burial 2:15 pm at Diamond Head Cemetery. Casual Attire.

Henry Enos Akau

Posted On September 29th, 2013 -

Sept. 17, 2013
Henry Enos Akau, 90, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Tribune-Herald printing foreman, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Clifford W., daughter Carolyn A. Costa, 13 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 43 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Alan Kalani Akau

Posted On November 13th, 2013 -

Oct. 24, 2013
Alan Kalani “Bruddah Al” Akau, 54, of Waimanalo, a landscaper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Alan A. Akau-Makaniole; daughter Abcde Akau-Makaniole; brothers Anthony, Adrian and Lawrence Akau, Knighten Burges and Julius “Dooley” Kaehu; and sisters Meta and Melissa Asagra, Melanie Manuel, Mignon Butterfield, Monique Richmond, Morae Salis and Allegra Burges. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo.

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Christine Claudia Akau-Siliga

Posted On February 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 27, 2013
Christine Claudia Akau-Siliga, 47, of Waianae died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Elijah Akau and Alexander Akau-Fruean; daughter Ashley Akau-Fruean; brothers Harry J. Akau Jr., Peni Mamea and Kilisi, Manogi and Luuga Vailu’u; sisters Catherine and Adaline D. Akau, and Meleane Leota; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Takayoshi Kouchi

Posted On February 4th, 2013 -

Jan. 27, 2013
Takayoshi Kouchi, 84, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Fire Department captain, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tsugino, son Don, daughter Beverly Barlongo, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo

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Chiaki Akazawa

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 17, 2013
Chiaki Akazawa, 89, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Gay and Robinson mechanic, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by son Clayton; brother Eugene; sisters Misao Mori, Yukiko Kubota and Itsuko Murabayashi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Janet Kikumi Akemoto

Posted On March 30th, 2013 -

March 18, 2013
Janet Kikumi Akemoto, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George T.; daughter Marchelle Rubio; brothers Nori, Paul and Howard Akemoto; and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Mildred M. Akeo

Posted On February 16th, 2013 -

Jan. 29, 2013
Mildred M. Akeo, 88, of Waimanalo, a homemaker and an Air Force veteran, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons George and Harold, daughters Aileen Loyd and Shirley Paoa, brother Richard Ohara, 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leslie Ann Noelani Akeo

Posted On March 23rd, 2013 -

March 7, 2013
Leslie Ann Noelani Akeo, 63, of Kailua, an employee of Sea Life Park and City Bank, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in San Pedro, Calif. She is survived by husband George, sons Bradley and Bryan, daughter Wendy Pagan, brother Jack Hodges, sister Patricia Shell and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Faith Baptist Church, Kailua. Services: 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Patricia Ann Aki

Posted On February 26th, 2013 -

Feb. 5, 2013
Patricia Ann Aki, 59, of Aiea, a Roberts Hawaii tour bus driver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Christopher C., stepmother Tsuneko, brothers Gary and Darrell, sister Abby Kamai, stepbrother Norio Thomas and stepsister and caregiver Lorna Fredeluces. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No floral wreaths.

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Patricia Ann Aki

Posted On February 27th, 2013 -

Feb. 5, 2013
Patricia Ann Aki, 59, of Aiea, a Roberts Hawaii tour bus driver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Christopher C., stepmother Tsuneko, brothers Gary and Darrell, sister Abby Kamai, stepbrother Norio Thomas and hanai sister and caregiver Lorna Fredeluces. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No floral wreaths. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Blaise Denis Aki

Posted On April 2nd, 2013 -

March 29, 2013
Blaise Denis Aki, 62, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Carol; sons Blaise K. and Christian K.; daughters Therese K., Dominique K., Noelle K., Genevieve K. and Simone K.; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Blaise Denis Aki

Posted On April 5th, 2013 -

March 29, 2013
Blaise Denis Aki, 62, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Carol; sons Blaise K. and Christian K.; daughters Therese K., Dominique K., Noelle K., Genevieve K. and Simone K.; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Happy Hauoli Kau Aki

Posted On November 30th, 2013 -

Nov. 9, 2013
Happy Hauoli Kau Aki, 87, of Ewa Beach, a retired city employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Ronald and Harold, daughters Jane Lau and Patricia Cockett, brother Ah Ying, 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

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Harry Akima

Posted On February 3rd, 2013 -

Jan. 22, 2013
Harry Akima, 70, of Kahului, a retired mason, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Ramona; sons James, Tommy, Thomas and Truman Akima, and Mnason and Jun Nakihei; daughters Vanessa and Suzette Akima, Amy Texeira, Tammy Gerard, and Kristina Seabury; brothers Anthony, Benjamin “Butch” and Edward “Aloha” Akima, and Jimmy Miyazono; 22 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Edward Smith Akima

Posted On September 24th, 2013 -

Sept. 4, 2013
Edward Smith “Aloha” Akima, 69, of Makawao, Maui, a retired drywall journeyman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Donsmith A., Leesmith and Staceysmith K. Akima, and Edwardsmith K. Villegas; daughters Johnellsmith P. and Wendysmith E. Villegas, and Rosiesmith K. Akima; hanai sons Zac Kaina, Jr. Pua, Zac Tianio, and Truman Akima; hanai daughters Tammy Tianio, Tida Pua and Donna Hookano; brothers Tony and Ben “Butchie” Akima, and Jimmy Miyazono; and 25 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Clara Matsumi Akimoto

Posted On January 4th, 2013 -

Jan. 1, 2013
Clara Matsumi Akimoto, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Richard T., daughter Harriet M. Kamei, sisters Elsie Hironaka and Doris Ige, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Carol Kim Len Ho Akimoto

Posted On February 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 14, 2013
Carol Kim Len Ho Akimoto, 68, of Aiea, a secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Kimberlee Anne Akimoto and Kelli Anne Akimoto-Lohr, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kathleen Taeko Akimoto

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Sept. 14, 2013
Kathleen Taeko Akimoto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired administration and personnel specialist for the 15th Civil Engineer Squadron at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert H. and sister Lillian Kikaoka. Graveside services:11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Akira Akimoto

Posted On November 24th, 2013 -

Oct. 28, 2013
Akira Akimoto, 94, of Honolulu, a retired supply clerk at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 100th Battalion, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Patsy T., son Brian T. and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edison Akina

Posted On November 23rd, 2013 -

Nov. 6, 2013
Edison Akina, 53, of Mountain View, Hawaii, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon Ka’ahu; daughter Valerie Ka’ahu; father Lot L.; mothers Valerie Sephton and Betty Akina; brothers Lloyd, Russell and Lot L. Akina III, and Troy Oliveira and James Sephton Jr.; sisters Jacqueline Cline, Kimberly Ullrich and Jennifer Boatwright; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Hartwell Alexander Akioka

Posted On March 13th, 2013 -

March 6, 2013
Hartwell Alexander “Hot Dog” Akioka, 70, of Honolulu, a Matson Terminals retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winifred; sons Bruce, Michael and Brian; daughter Darlene Jacob; brothers Harry, Roy, Homer, Haverly and Hallie; sisters Hilda Alexander, Happy Furtado and Gail Sarong; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Clarence Halona Akiona

Posted On February 6th, 2013 -

Jan. 31, 2013
Clarence Halona Akiona, 74, of Lahaina, a Hawaii Protective Association employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by brother Bertram “Buddy” and sister Rosalani Puha. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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David Ahnin Akiona

Posted On June 15th, 2013 -

May 31, 2013
David Ahnin Akiona, 90, of Honolulu, vice president of Moses Akiona Ltd., general contactor and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley, son Randall, daughter Sandy Nakoa, sisters Eloise Williams and Frances Tarallo, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Stephanie Nobuko Akita

Posted On December 5th, 2013 -

Nov. 15, 2013
Stephanie Nobuko Akita, 65, of Honolulu, a retired state government administrative clerk, died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy, brother Patrick Sonoda and sister Diane Sonoda. Private services.

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Queen Leinaale Akiu

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 24, 2013
Queen Leinaale Akiu, also known as “Aunty Ala,” 72, of Waiohinu, Hawaii, a retired Naalehu Elementary and Intermediate School custodian, Alfred Shaheen Shirt Factory silk-screener and Dole Cannery packer, died at home. She was born in Waiohinu. She is survived by sons Augustine Jr., Sebastian and Kwai-Chang; daughter Yolan Ann Jardine; sister Marylyn Amoe Soto; and three grandchildren. Visitation and all-night vigil: 5 p.m. Friday at the family residence, 95-5538 Mamalahoa Highway, Naalehu, Hawaii. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kau Ward, Naalehu. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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SOICHI AKIYAMA

Posted On July 7th, 2013 -

SOICHI AKIYAMA Age 95, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away June 14, 2013 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Born September 22, 1917 in Lahaina, Maui, HI. A WWII veteran who served 1941-1946 in Company A 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion. He retired as a welder after 25 years at Schofield Barracks. He is survived by spouse, Mitsuko Akiyama; sons, Eric Akiyama, Craig Akiyama; daughters, Laurie (Robert) Tam, Helen (Derek) Rogers; brothers, Toshio Akiyama, Sueto Akiyama; sisters, Asayo Fujimoto, Sumiko Hirokane, Myra Takasaki; 1 grandchild. No Koden or Monetary Envelopes, please. Private Services held.

Soichi Akiyama

Posted On July 8th, 2013 -

June 14, 2013
Soichi Akiyama, 95, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran who served in World War II in Company A, 1,399th Engineer Construction Battalion, and a retired welder at Schofield Barracks, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Mitsuko; sonsEric and Craig; daughters Laurie Tam and Helen Rogers; brothers Toshio and Sueto; sisters Asayo Fujimoto, Sumiko Hirokane and Myra Takasaki; and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Rose Patalinghog Akiyama

Posted On July 30th, 2013 -

July 23, 2013
Rose Patalinghog Akiyama, 80, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Cebu, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Amelia Miyataki and Connie Birdsong, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Haruko Akiyama

Posted On October 4th, 2013 -

Sept. 27, 2013
Haruko Akiyama, 96, of Keaau, Hawaii, retired proprietor of Akiyama Store and an American Mutual Life Insurance Co. agent, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Ben and Alvin, daughters Aileen Yanagihara and Karen Akiyama-Paik, brothers Frank and Henry Iwashita, sister Amy Kamiyama, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Puna Hongwanji. Services: 3:30 p.m. Reception to follow at Keaau Community Center. Casual attire. No flowers.

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