Archive for January 18th, 2014

Maria Inok Tsuda

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Jan. 6, 2014
Maria Inok Tsuda, 59, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Lae, Marshal Islands. She is survived by husband Barry I.; daughters Helen James, Susan Keji, and Ramona, Sharon and Elizabeth Tsuda; brother Mawilong Inok; sisters Mirasako Gideon, Jorrak Lang, Irene Inok and Wine Henos; 26 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. today at Moanalua Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Ann Yaeko Tokunaga

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Dec. 16, 2013
Ann Yaeko Tokunaga, 96, of Honolulu, a former cosmetologist and a homemaker, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Philip I., daughter Michele T. Morikami and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Fumio Takeshita

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Jan. 4, 2014
Fumio “Sandy” Takeshita, 89, of Pearl City, a material inspector at Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Mary S., son Alan A., daughters Lynn N. Tanaka and Gail F. Soto, sister Doris, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Bernice Tsugiyo Sugiki

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Jan. 8, 2014
Bernice Tsugiyo Sugiki, 78, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital, died in 15 Craigside. She was born in Lodi, Calif. She is survived by husband Dr. Shigemi, sons Dr. Kevin S. and Boyd R., brother Robert Murakami, sister Betty Baird and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Geraldine A. Rizzo

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Jan. 12, 2014
Geraldine A. Rizzo, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Farrington High School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waltham, Mass. She is survived by brother Robert F. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Additional services in Waltham. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Mamoru Oka

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Jan. 8, 2014
Mamoru Oka, 81, of Keaau, Hawaii, a recreational director and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Kevin, brother Patrick and sister Ellen S. Okazaki. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Wailuku Hongwanji. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Yukiko N. Murata

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Dec. 29, 2013
Yukiko N. Murata, 92, of Honolulu, a retired jewelry store office clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Henry Nakagawa. Private services.

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Gisela Maria Miyamoto

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Dec. 1, 2013
Gisela Maria Miyamoto, 83, of Waipahu, a Liberty House salesclerk, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Munich. She is survived by daughter Gisele, son Scott, sister Waltraud Favuzzi, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Shirley Grace Miyahana

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Jan. 8, 2014
Shirley Grace Miyahana, 87, of Kailua, a retired food program specialist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, died in Kailua. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons Terence and Skitch; daughters Denise and Rickie Vidinhar; brothers Charles, Arnold and Herbert Mahelona; sisters Pearl “Moana” Dillon and Jeanie Smith; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Stephen J. Miller

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Jan. 7, 2014
Stephen J. “Steve” Miller, 69, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Police Department sergeant, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Meridian, Miss. He is survived by wife Elizabeth “Betty,” sons Gilbert and Glen Manikis, daughters Patty De Silva and Jasanda Laranang, mother Mildred Uldine Look, brothers Bartley and Braxton, sisters Louann Schwab and Brenda Miller, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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James Lloyd Sr.

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Dec. 24, 2013
James Lloyd Sr., 68, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired self-employed mason, died at home. He was born on Maui. He is survived by sons James Jr., Dathan, Robert and Benjamin; brothers Carl Rose and Herbert Lloyd; sister Michele; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Jan. 25 at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools campus. Casual attire. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 27 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Mitsuko Lee

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Jan. 5, 2014
Mitsuko Lee, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Kaneohe Bakery supervisor, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Duane, Anson and Darrell; and sisters Sueko “Sue” Glidden and June Chang. Private services.

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Lily W. Lee

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Dec. 29, 2013
Lily W. Lee, 91, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Paul’s Jewelry Kahala Mall and a Sheraton Waikiki sales representative, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Greg C.F., daughter Barbara Jean Lindsey, sisters Vivian Loui and Millie Ching, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Anna M.K. Lee

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Dec. 26, 2013
Anna M.K. Lee, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Raymond, son Colin, daughter Mona Lee-Doersam, brother Raymond Chun, sister Jane Chang and a grandchild. Private services.

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Warner Edward Landeau Jr.

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Jan. 10, 2014
Warner Edward “Skip” Landeau Jr., 69, of Honolulu, a retired Navy field service manager for Digital Equipment Corp., died in Honolulu. He was born in Racine, Wis. He is survived by wife Kim M. Johnson, sons Steven and Edward, daughter Kirsten Garcia, brother Michael, sisters Janelle Lowrance and Iva Olsen, and nine grandchildren. Services pending.

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Elpidio Pasion Labuguen

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Dec. 13, 2013
Elpidio Pasion Labuguen, 58, of Honolulu, a cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilia, sons Elijohn and Elnathan, brothers Mario and Renato, and sisters Eliza Tolentino and Canderlaria Javier. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 25 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Peter Keka

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Dec. 10, 2013
Peter Keka, 73, of Kailua-Kona, a rock wall builder who assisted with the restoration of Kaloko Pond, Ahuena Heiau and Higashihara Park, died at home. He was born in Waikii, Hawaii. He is survived by stepsons John and Duane Medeiros; stepdaughter Johnnalyn Kaiawe; brothers Joseph and Arthur; sisters Kalei Kahumoku, Harriette Shimaoka and Eva Nino; 16 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at Kaloko-Honokohau National Park, Kaloko Pond. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Parking and shuttle service available at the park visitors center. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Yoshinori Isa

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Jan. 7, 2014
Yoshinori Isa, 94, of Pearl City, a retired Flynn & Lerner shear operator, died in Pearl City. He was born in Kukuihaile, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kiyoko; sons Kenneth K., Bill Y. and Harry N.; daughter Janet Y. Ishimine; brother Jack; sisters Hanae Yasuda and Margie Higa; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Herbert Imanaka

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Jan. 3, 2014
Herbert Imanaka, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education administrator, a principal for Jarrett Intermediate, Kaimuki High, McKinley High and Lunalilo Elementary schools, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Valerie, son Mitchell, daughter Vicki Takenaka, stepson Kevin Lee, stepdaughter Diane Lee, brother Robert and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Marion Q. Hotchkiss

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Jan. 13, 2014
Marion Q. Hotchkiss, 85, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Marquette, Mich. She is survived by son Bill Peterson, daughters Lyn and Peg Peterson, brother George Quinnell and five grandchildren. Services in Marquette.

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Bernardo Utanes Foronda

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Dec. 28, 2013
Bernardo Utanes Foronda, 75, of Ewa Beach, a state Department of Human Services retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Buguey, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marcela R., sons Mir and Winno, daughter Marina Forsythe, brother Rogelio, sister Lydia Gimeno and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Arline W. Eaton

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Dec. 5, 2013
Arline W. Eaton, 86, of Ewa Beach, a Hawaiian Telephone Co. traffic line assigner and state Department of Education Hawaiian Studies kupuna, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Cleighton K. and Calvin K., 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Kawaiaha’o Church. Services: 1:30 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at Ewa Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire.

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Felicidad Polpol Diego

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Dec. 19, 2013
Felicidad Polpol “Fely” Diego, 88, of Wailuku died in Wailuku. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Larry, Peter and Daniel; daughters Constance Apuna-Diego, Suzette Catekista and Lorena Stepp; caregiver Renee Raras; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11:15 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Maui Adult Daycare Center, 11 Mahaolu St. Suite B, Kahului, HI 96732.

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Edward Lau Sheu Chun

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Jan. 3, 2014
Edward Lau Sheu Chun, 90, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Betty Yuen and Florence Keopuhiwa. Visitation: 3 p.m. Jan. 25 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Honolulu. Services: 4 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rose Carvalho Calistro

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Jan. 8, 2014
Rose Carvalho Calistro, 101, of Kailua, a secretary, died in Kailua. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by daughter Ruth Cabrinha, seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 25 at St. John Vianney Church Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Samuel Everett Barrett Sr.

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Jan. 9, 2014
Samuel Everett “Cugie” Barrett Sr., 70, of Makakilo, a plumber, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Samuel E. Jr., Ali’i and Koa; daughters Lisa Marie Barrett, Michelle Barrett Yamato and Chibi Yamada; brothers Ernest “Oboy” and Lionel; sisters Patricia “Ulu” McNeil and Kaui Mamaril; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Timothy J. Collins, Jr.

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1-18 594731 Timothy Collins JrTIMOTHY J. COLLINS, JR. December 14, 2013 ` Of Honolulu, Hawaii and longtime resident of Greenlawn, LI, NY. Born in Bayonne, N.J. Owner of Filing Systems Plus. Survived by Life Partner of 19 years, Christina J. Hogan; his children Timothy J. Collins III (Susan) of Norfolk, VA, Kevin Collins of Port Jefferson and Mary Lynn (Allen) Chavez of Virginia Beach, VA; and his Grandchildren Kristin, John, Aidan, Caitlin & great- grandchildren Madison and Genesis. Memorial and Scattering of Ashes, Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Waikiki Yacht Club Scattering of the ashes at Sea 3:30 pm. Celebration of Life and Memorial at 5 pm.

Hashimoto, Melvin Kazuto

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HASHIMOTO, MELVIN KAZUTO (72) A Puhi, Kauai, Hawaii-born Sansei resident of Los Angeles who honorably served in the US Army and who was a proud member of Ironworker Union Local 433, passed away on January 12, 2014. Mr. Hashimoto was predeceased by his beloved wife, Martha Masae. Proud father of Terry Mutsue, Stuart Masato (Gabriela) and Lynn Kazue (Brian Roberts) Hashimoto of WA; devoted grandfather of Shayna Ame Garcia, Anthony Kazuto, Mateo Masato and Nicolas Toji Hashimoto, and Peyton Masae Roberts of WA; brother of Elaine Sadako (Lawrence) Kashiwabara of HI, Alvin Saichi (Dorothy) Hashimoto of NV, Eileen Sachiko (Wilfred) Shimomura of HI, Marlene Mitsuko (Herb) Lum, and Leslie Mitsuo (Margaret) Hashimoto of HI. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral services will be held onSunday, January 26, 2014, 2:00 PM at Fukui Mortuary “Chapel in the Garden,” 707 E. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90012, officiated by Bishop Taisen Miyata of Koyasan Buddhist Temple.

MARIE “TOOTSIE” J. ALVARADO

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MARIE TOOTSIE J. ALVARADO Age 93, of Waipahu, HI, passed away December 12, 2013 in Waipahu. Born July 14, 1920 in Honolulu, HI. Marie was a retired supervisor of Aloha Uniforms. She is survived by sons, Patrick Lagrimas, Freddy (Sharon) Alvarado; daughter, Constance “Connie” (Reginald) Kanekoa; sister, Cecile Barcelona; companion, Tony Savella; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grand- children; 7 great-great-grand- children. Private services were held.

TOSHIO SHIRAKI

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TOSHIO SHIRAKI Age 92, of Aiea, HI, passed away December 19, 2013 in Aiea. Born October 25, 1921 in Honolulu, HI. Toshio was retired from C&H Sugar Refinery. He was a member of the Soto Mission of Aiea. He is survived by wife, Fujiko Shiraki; son, Brian Shiraki; daughter, Charlene (Nelson) Yamaguchi; 2 grandchildren. Private services were held.


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