Archive for January, 2014

JUDITH ANN WONG

Posted On January 19th, 2014 -

JUDITH ANN WONG 69, of Wailuku, Maui, formerly of Kaneohe, passed away peacefully on Jan. 4, 2014 in Wailuku. She is survived by her husband Milton “Buddy” Wong, a daughter Melissa (David) Mahelona, a brother Robert (Yolanda) Yuhara of San Jose, CA, four grandchildren, and three great-granchildren. “Judy” as she was known by all who loved her retired in 2003 after over 35 years of teaching pre-schoolers. She loved children, writing letters, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. A celebration of life will begin at 10:30am on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Burial to follow at 2:00pm at Hawaii State Veteran’s Cemetery in Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Edward Taro Uchihara, “Uchi”

Posted On January 25th, 2014 -

EDWARD TARO UCHIHARA, UCHI Edward Taro Uchihara, “Uchi,” 85, of Honolulu, retired sheet metal superintendent for Commercial Sheetmetal Co. and retired inspector for the Hawaii Department of Accounting and General Services, passed away on January 12, 2014 at home. He was born in Makawao, Maui and was an Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Katherine M.; sons, Eric (Cheryl) and Glen (Sara); daughters, Carolyn Kurihara (Don), Iris Oda (Raymond), Lori Lapinid (Wayne), and Sharon Uchihara; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service at 12:00 noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lorenzo Ariola Jr.  

Posted On January 20th, 2014 -

Dec. 13, 2013
Lorenzo “Dong” Ariola Jr., 73, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, an industrial painter, died in the Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Russell; daughters Lisa Ariola-Shrewbury, Carrie Ariola, Lana Cabastas and Camille Wilson; parents Lorenzo and Anacita; brothers Ernest, Roger and Charlie; sisters Linda Andres and Charlene Goodspeed; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Old Airport, oceanside pavilion. Call Russell Ariola at 987-6812.

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Dionicia Santos Bonilla  

Posted On January 20th, 2014 -

Dec. 27, 2013
Dionicia Santos Bonilla, 88, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Policarpo and Samuel, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Richard Orville Aadland

Posted On January 11th, 2014 -

Jan. 2, 2014
Richard Orville Aadland, 81, of Honolulu, a Leeward Community College professor emeritus and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pierpont, S.D. He is survived by twin sister Janet Bays and sister Janice Harmon. Services pending. No flowers. Donations suggested to Diamond Head Theatre or Manoa Valley Theatre. For information, email richardaadlandservice@gmail.com.

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Richard Orville Aadland

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 2, 2014
Richard Orville Aadland, 81, of Honolulu, a Leeward Community College professor emeritus and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pierpont, S.D. He is survived by twin sisters Janet Bays and Janice Harmon. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to Diamond Head Theatre or Manoa Valley Theatre. For information, email richardaadlandservice@gmail.com. Updated information for an obituary published Jan. 11.

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Adriana Abellada

Posted On January 30th, 2014 -

Dec. 24, 2013
Adriana Abellada, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Baguio City, Philippines. She was born in Naguillan, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by sons Benjamin and Reynaldo; daughters Ophelia Malalang, Virginia Eubank and Ping Blas; sister Dolores Gutierrez; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Shizuko Aburamen

Posted On January 21st, 2014 -

Dec. 22, 2013
Shizuko “Sally” Aburamen, 86, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Stanley; daughters Linda Nako, Cheryl Navarro and Gwyne Sakihara; sister Janet Shimabukuro; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Marcelina Cadiz Acorda

Posted On January 1st, 2014 -

Dec. 27, 2013
Marcelina Cadiz “Inang” Acorda, 87, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker and vegetable farmer, died at home. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Felimon, Peter and John; daughters Lapaz Altura, Norma Failano, Fely Torres, Fraxie Simeon, Leticia Mathieu and Teresa Weems; brother Manuel Cadiente; sisters Eufrosenia C. DelaCruz, Anastacia C. Dayrit, Agustina C. Acosta, Lilia Cadiente, Visanta Macuray, Ofelia Manibog and Mayrose Cadiz; 26 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Rosary/services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Jean Marie Adams

Posted On January 8th, 2014 -

Dec. 31, 2013
Jean Marie Adams, 59, of Pearl City died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Aurora, Ill. She is survived by sister Connie Almeida and hanai sister Bonnie Kaanaana. Services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Aiea.

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JEAN MARIE ADAMS

Posted On January 10th, 2014 -

JEAN MARIE ADAMS 59, of Pearl City died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Aurora, Illinois. She is survived by sister, Connie (Bill) Almeida, hanai sister, Bonnie Kaanaana, 7 nieces & nephews, 8 grand nieces & nephews. Services to be held on Saturday, January 11 at 2:30 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Aeia.

Chiyo Adams

Posted On January 28th, 2014 -

Jan. 24, 2014
Chiyo “Ruby” Adams, 89, of Waipahu died inWaipahu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Alina Kane and Jamie Adams, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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KATHERINE “KATHY” BACXA AGCAOILI

Posted On January 31st, 2014 -

KATHERINE KATHY BACXA AGCAOILI Age 54, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 1, 2014 in Waipahu. Born December 31, 1959 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by mother. Epigenia Agcaoili. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (February 4) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Timoteo P. Agustin

Posted On January 21st, 2014 -

Jan. 9, 2014
Timoteo P. Agustin, 73, of Keaau, Hawaii, a vegetable farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elena; son Ferdinand “Andy”; daughter Marybelle Aguiran; sisters Natividad Castillo, Herminia Crisostomo and Irene Jacinto; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Wilson Ahuna

Posted On January 19th, 2014 -

Jan. 4, 2014
Wilson Ahuna, 81, of Norwalk, Calif., a retiree and a Coast Guard veteran, died at home. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Ayame; sons James and Kevin; daughters Carol, Linda and Patti; brother Henry; and seven grandchildren. No services.

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Edward Soo Bok Kim Aipa

Posted On January 1st, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2013
Edward Soo Bok Kim Aipa, 31, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ekahi A.; daughter Mahina; mother Wilhelmina “Billie” Akina; stepfather Samuel Akina; brothers Paul Day, Jacob Magarro, Walter Aipa, Ryan Kala‘au and Daniel Dayoan; sisters Paula Young and Charlee Akina; and fiancee Valline Schmidt. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Boat Harbor.

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ROY SUSUMU AJIMINE

Posted On January 19th, 2014 -

1-19 ROY SUSUMU AJIMINEROY SUSUMU AJIMINE Age 70, of Aiea, HI, passed away December 17, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. Born April 12, 1943 in Honolulu, HI. Owner of Auto Recycling Corporation, Hawaii. A member of the Hawaiian Mixed Golf Club, and Farrington Hackers. He is survived by wife, Linda Ajimine; sons, Chad (Dee) Ajimine, Sean (Corey) Ajimine; daughter, Lesley Ann Ajimine; brother, Ronald (Claire) Ajimine; sisters, Charlotte (Alvin) Kawazoe, Harriet Ajimine; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Jan 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Roy Susumu Ajimine

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Roy Susumu Ajimine, 70, of Aiea, owner of Auto Recycling Corp. Hawaii, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda, sons Chad and Sean, daughter Lesley Ann, brother Ronald, sisters Charlotte Kawazoe and Harriet Ajimine, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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JANE C. AKAMINE

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

JANE C. AKAMINE Age 94, of Mililani, HI, passed away December 22, 2013 in Kapolei. Born February 25, 1919 in Kalapa, HI. She attended the Word of Life Christian Center, Honolulu. Retired in 1994 from the Park Shore Hotel, Waikiki. She is survived by sons, Carl (Lori) Akamine, Wayne (Charlene) Akamine; brother, Harry Nohara; sisters, Yukiko Kisaba, Ethel Kim, Ellen Kim, Oshie Nohara. Private services were held.

Jane C. Akamine

Posted On January 17th, 2014 -

Dec. 22, 2013
Jane C. Akamine, 94, of Mililani, a retired Park Shore Hotel employee, died in Kapolei. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Carl and Wayne, brother Harry Nohara and sisters Yukiko Kisaba, Ethel and Ellen Kim, and Oshie Nohara. Private services.

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EVA PEARL AKAMU

Posted On January 26th, 2014 -

1-26-EVA-PEARL-AKAMUEVA PEARL AKAMU Passed away on January 16, 2014 at Queen’s Medical Center. She was 87 years old, the oldest of 3 children to Manuel and Mary (Baptiste) Medeiros, and grew up in Pi`ihonua. Eva celebrated her 63rd wedding anniversary on December 9, 2013 with William “Bill” Akamu. Along with her husband, Eva is survived by her daughters, Lynnell Ka`opua Akamu, Kanani Mariano and grandchildren. She is also survived by her beloved sister, Bernice Gabriel and nieces, Gabriella Cabanas and Glenda Sugi. Eva was a sweet, gentle, generous, caring wife, mother sister, aunt, and grandmother. She lived the meaning of unconditional “Aloha” with her loving husband, Bill, in all that they did and with everyone that they met, throughout their life together. She will be missed immeasurably. A celebration of Eva’s life will be held at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo, on Thursday, January 30, 2014. Visitation, 8-10 a.m., Services, 10-11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Cemetary, Ilima Section at 11:30 a.m.

Eva Pearl Akamu

Posted On January 28th, 2014 -

Jan. 16, 2014
Eva Pearl Akamu, 87, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband William “Bill,” daughters Lynnell K. Akamu and Kanani Mariano, sister Bernice Gabriel and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park.

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Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana, 77, of Waimea, a medical transcriptionist at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died in Waimea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joshua; daughters Janna Keawe and Jerri Dizol; mother Kamila Malterre; brother Joseph Malterre; sisters Ritchie Ramscyer, Kamila Civetz and Hazel-Lee Shaw; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana

Posted On January 4th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana, 77, of Waimea, a medical transcriptionist at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died in Waimea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joshua; daughters Janna Keawe and Jerri Dizol; mother Kamila Malterre; brother Joseph Malterre; sisters Ritchie Ramscyer, Kamila Civetz and Hazel-Lee Shaw; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana

Posted On January 7th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana, 77, of Kailua, a medical transcriptionist at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joshua; daughters Janna Keawe and Jerri Dizol; mother Kamila Malterre; brother Joseph Malterre; sisters Ritchie Ramseyer, Kamila Civetz and Hazel-Lee Shaw; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana, 77, of Waimea, Hawaii, a medical transcriptionist at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joshua; daughters Janna Keawe and Jerri Dizol; mother Kamila Malterre; brother Joseph Malterre; sisters Ritchie Ramseyer, Kamila Civetz and Hazel-Lee Shaw; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Lerbbie Alfred Akana

Posted On January 10th, 2014 -

Dec. 30, 2013
Lerbbie “Lerb” Alfred Akana, 60, of Hilo, a retired Army captain and a Leleiwi Electric project manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Norma, daughter Sherilin, mother Barbara and sisters Selma Bondaug and Lisa Ann Akana. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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John E.K. Akana

Posted On January 12th, 2014 -

Dec. 13, 2013
John E.K. Akana, 94, of Hana, Maui, a Kamehameha Schools teacher and dean of students, and Hawaii Government Employees Association educational trainer and deputy director, died in Upcountry Maui. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Puni and Keoni, daughters Leilani Ramsey and Puanani Akana, 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama. Services: 2 p.m. Additional services and burial to be held at a later date at Wananalua Congregational Church, Hana. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Marguerite Tsuruko Akana

Posted On January 25th, 2014 -

Dec. 25, 2013
Marguerite Tsuruko Akana, 95, of Honolulu, a retired R. Baird & Co. sales representative, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert Hofmeister, daughter Sandra Lau, sister Mabel Salisbury, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Francis Kaaki Aki

Posted On January 13th, 2014 -

Jan. 2, 2014
Francis Kaaki “Danny” Aki, 85, of Laie, a retired refuse collector for the city, died in Laie. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Thelma; sons Francis, Dale, Michael, Danny and Kalani; daughters Teri Yamada and Maile Aki; sister Mary May; 25 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie VIIIWard, 55-600 Naniloa Loop. Services:11:30 a.m. Private burial. Online condolences:borthwickoahu.com.

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