Archive for January 3rd, 2014

Beatrice Akina

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Nov. 28, 2013
Beatrice “Betty” Akina, 84, of Haleiwa, a 7-Eleven Wahiawa cashier, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne; daughters Georgette Ane and Candy Fagin; brothers Wilfred, Stanley and Larry Lau; sisters Irene Knight and Bernice “Benny” Goldizen; 22 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Vicky Haruko Almeida

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Dec. 21, 2013
Vicky Haruko Almeida, 89, of Honolulu, a saleswoman, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Ward B., daughter Tessie R. Yamamura, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Lloyd Koichi Amasaki

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Dec. 26, 2013
Lloyd Koichi Amasaki, 73, of Honolulu, a C.S. Wo & Sons Ltd. merchandise assistant, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Mark and Neill, brother Arthur, sisters June Amasaki and Ellen Amasaki-Maiorano, and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Fumiko Arakaki

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Dec. 31, 2013
Fumiko “Dorothy” Arakaki, 87, of Hilo, a retired licensed practical nurse at Hilo Medical Center, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Carl, daughter Lynette Egusa, brothers Tadashi and Paul Ogi, sister Clara Takata, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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William Lauriano Bacoro

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Dec. 15, 2013
William Lauriano Bacoro, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired supervisor for Naval Supply Center Packing and Preservation and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Halawa, Molokai. He is survived by wife Maria B.; sons Michael, Simeon and Bill; daughter Deborah Kunke; sister Loretta Smith; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Jan. 10 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Joann Bettinger Best

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Dec. 14, 2013
Joann Bettinger Best, 84, of Kaneohe, a retiree of the Central Intelligence Agency, a teacher at St. Anthony School Kailua and past president of the Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle, died in Honolulu. She was born in New Albany, Ind. She is survived by son Christopher W., daughters Amy Best-Crews and Elisa B. Vollert, sister Craig Boultinghouse, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes at a later date. Donations suggested to the Outdoor Circle. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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ESPERANZA BARENG CARIAGA

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ESPERANZA BARENG CARIAGA Age 98, of Waipahu, HI, passed away December 3, 2013 in Waipahu. Born March 15, 1915 in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Raymundo (Virginia) Cariaga of CA, Basilio (Angelina) Cariaga; daughters, Gloria Castillo, Josefina (Florendo, Sr.) Duldulao of NV, Maria Bumagat; 29 grand- children; 41 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (January 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Joe Wah Chang

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Dec. 30, 2013
Joe Wah Chang, 94, of Honolulu, a foreman loftsman and shipfitter, training coordinator and instructor, and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Hono-olulu. He is survived by daughters Sharon Chun and Jennifer Harty, sister Betty Yee, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Nuu-anu Memorial Park. Online condolences:borthwickoahu.com.

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Ah Mo Ching

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Dec. 17, 2013
Ah Mo Ching, 96, of Aiea, a retired pipe fitter supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Rose N.Y. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 9:45 a.m. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Barbara Jean Cummings

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Dec. 28, 2013
Barbara Jean Cummings, 76, of Anahola, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by sons John Jr., Alvin, George, Billy and Dennis; daughters Holiday Efhan and Michele Nakamura; sister Georgie Lynn Lucidarme; 24 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 18 at Kapaa Assembly of God Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial gardens.

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Darren Alika Dolfo

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Dec. 18, 2013
Darren Alika Dolfo, 52, of Pearl City, a former construction worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Jerri-Deen Jury; daughter Sanoe Jury; sons Hooikaika and Kalai Dolfo, and Gerald Jury; mother Adeline; sister Leimomi Weathersby; and seven grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Chapel, Waipio Gentry.

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Lucena Agnes Eugenio

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Dec. 1, 2013
Lucena Agnes “Lucy” Eugenio, 49, of Honolulu, a Navy Exchange employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Brittney Ann Rena Eugenio-Mendoza, son Marcus Anthony Eugenio-Mendoza, parents Joseph “Larry” and Frene, sister Fe Eugenio Cardenas and brother Joseph. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Stanley Gouveia

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Dec. 15, 2013
Stanley Gouveia, 92, of Honolulu, a retired electrical supply specialist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ron, Bob and Michael; daughters Arlene Aguiar and Ann Wrenn; sister Olivia Rawlins; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Juanita Domingo Guillermo

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Nov. 28, 2013
Juanita Domingo Guillermo, 78, of Honolulu, a Navy Exchange deli department cashier, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Solomon; sons Leonard, Jessie, Roel and Jerrie; daughters Marylyn Guillermo-Mendoza and Raquel Guillermo-Abuan; brothers Manuel, Fred and Henry Domingo; sisters Lourdes Ortega, Carol Helton and Dolores Ayson; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dr. Barbara A. Harger

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DR. BARBARA A. HARGER 1939 – 2013 Dr. Barbara A. Harger, 74, of Honolulu, Hawaii died Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Community Hospital, Warwick, New York. She was born in 1939, daughter of Arthur and Lillian Walker II. She married Edward Harger in June 1973, he died in April 1995. She retired from the University of Hawaii as a Professor in July 2002. Two of her greatest joys was her work with the Hawaii Stitchery and Fibre Arts Guild (previous Board President) and working on the Hawaiian Quilt Research Project (previous Board President). She also enjoyed traveling with her friends, going to plays at the theater, watching volleyball/football, going on cruises and quilting conventions. She is survived by a brother, Arthur Walker III and his wife Marybeth; nephew Arthur Walker IV and his wife Heather Walker with 3 children; nephew Benjamin Walker and his wife Jessica with 3 children; niece Kimberly Proulx and her husband Dave with 4 children; niece Margaret Binzley and her husband Richard with 2 children; niece Denise Goddin and her husband John with 2 children. She was predeceased by her parents Arthur and Lillian Walker II; her sister and her spouse Cynthia and Walt Chovanec; and numerous aunts and uncles. Memorial donations may be made to the Hawaiian Quilt Research Project in memory of Dr. Barbara Harger at 558 Palawiki St, Honolulu, HI 96734. Arrangements were under the direction of Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY 10990. For further information or to send an online condolence, see www.lsvpmemorialhome.com

Tadayuki Horiuchi

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Dec. 21, 2013
Tadayuki Horiuchi, 91, of Paia, Maui, owner and operator of Horiuchi Meat & Grocery Store in Paia, died at home. He was born in Paia. He is survived by brothers Shiichi, Iwao and Hisashi; and sister Setsuko Deguchi. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Kelvin Shizuo Kaneshiro

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Dec. 21, 2013
Kelvin Shizuo “Kel” Kaneshiro, 57, of Hilo, an automotive mechanic and tow truck operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Al and Kelvin T.; daughter Kelsey; mother Sueko; brothers Lloyd, Kenn and Wade; sister Suellen Tanaka; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Yukimi Kawawaki

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Dec. 30, 2013
Mary Yukimi Kawawaki, 77, of Pearl City, retired owner of and barber at Mary’s Barber Shop in Waianae, died. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Ronald, daughters May Price and Myra Fujii, brothers Roy and Stanley Teramoto, sisters Elaine Yoshida and Ruby Quijano, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m.

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Anneliese Ida Lemson

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Dec. 1, 2013
Anneliese Ida “Anne” Lemson, 87, of Las Vegas, a receptionist, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Switzerland. She is survived by husband Herbert G., daughters Josephine and Shawn, son George, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ruth Mason Long

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Dec. 18, 2013
Ruth Mason Long, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American Airways clerk and a Marine Corps sergeant, died at home. She was born in Jamestown, N.D. She is survived by companion Bernadette L. Beuker. Private services.

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FLOYD ANTHONY LOPEZ

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FLOYD ANTHONY LOPEZ Age 63, of Mililani, HI, passed away December 15, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born January 27, 1950 in Wahiawa, HI. Former employee of the State of Hawaii, Sheriff Department. He is survived by wife, KellyJean K. Lopez; son, Kelson I.A. Lopez; brother, Robert W. Lopez; sister, Sylvia M. Ader; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Agapita Lucina

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Nov. 30, 2013
Agapita “Pitang” Lucina, 85, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Bangar, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by son Jose, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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FLORENTINO MITTE

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FLORENTINO MITTE Age 87, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away December 10, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born October 16, 1926 in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by brothers, Pablo Metiz, Andrew (Esther) Mitte; sisters, Virginia M. Gualdarama, Rosemarie Mitte. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (January 8) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; (1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Amy Emiko Morishige

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Dec. 23, 2013
Amy Emiko Morishige, 89, of Honoulu, a retired McCully Superette cashier, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Georgianna R. “Jo” Ludvig; brother Sadao Ogawa; sisters Midori Ogawa, Aiko Kaneshige and Kazuko Hamada; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Zenkichi Nakanishi

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Dec. 17, 2013
Zenkichi Nakanishi, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrician and an Army veteran who served on the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, died in Aiea. He was born in Halaula, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Terry; sons Charles and Mike; daughter Kathy; brothers Sanyu and Tetsuo; sisters Utako Miyashiro, Sueko Young and Margaret Shimbashi; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Tetsuo Ogata

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Dec. 9, 2013
Tetsuo Ogata, 73, of Hilo, a retired Mauna Kea State Park caretaker and an Army veteran, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Angeline; stepson McGavin Supnet; stepdaughters Ursula Supnet, Sandra McAuliffe, Lisa Berg and Beatrice Amay; sister Leiko; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Evangeline Jamias Quisquirin

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Dec. 13, 2013
Evangeline Jamias “Gehling” Quisquirin, 88, of Aiea, an E.K. Fernandez Shows Inc. retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Alexander “Alex,” Arthur “Art,” Anthony “Tony,” Andrew and Angel Bryan; daughters Evelyn “Evie” Carvalho, and Estrella “SC” and Elizabeth “Lisa” Quisquirin; brother Wilfred “Boy” Jamias; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Helen Nishino Shimizu

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Dec. 17, 2013
Helen Nishino Shimizu, 85, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Big Save Store cashier, died at home. She was born in Kapaa. She is survived by sons Wayne and Clyde, and sisters Lillian and Beatrice Nishino. Private services.

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Robert O. Silverstein

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Dec. 10, 2013
Robert O. Silverstein, 63, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an author, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Boston. He is survived by daughters Seraphina Prell and Cherub, Rosey, Jasmine and Savana Silverstein; brother Steve; and sister Joy. Private services.

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Akina Songeni

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Dec. 25, 2013
Akina Songeni, 57, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Chuuk, Micronesia. She is survived by sons Phillip and Howard Howard; daughters Iowakina and Justina Howard, and Jane Albert; mother Achime Nicky; brothers Winey Matisima and Kintino Nicky; sisters Mimi, Minte and Funty Matisima; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary.

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