Archive for January 21st, 2014

Shizuko Aburamen

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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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Timoteo P. Agustin

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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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Kathleen Michiko Arakaki

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Jan. 9, 2014
Kathleen Michiko Arakaki, 86, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Halaula, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Minoru; sons Gordon M. and Warren H.; daughters Linda Y.A. Sakamoto and Grace K. Hurlock; sisters Fujie Oshiro, Geraldine Watase, Maizie Higa, Jeanette Bader, Betty Sasaki and Diana Kawabe; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Takeo Arakaki

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Dec. 26, 2013
Takeo Arakaki, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Kaimuki Inn cook and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in South Hilo. He is survived by nephews Roy, Gary, Glenn, Earl, Walter, Terry and Erick Arakaki, and Leslie and Lester Hokyo; and nieces Janice Murakami, Shirley Souza, Sandra Rasnur and Sharen, Aileen and Debra Arakaki. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dorothy Blair

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Dec. 31, 2013
Dorothy Blair, 88, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired Chart House Waikiki restaurant manager, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in California. She is survived by daughter Susan Peak and a grandchild. Services: 11:15 a.m. Sunday at Kapaa Neighborhood Center.

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Dora Orengo Costa

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Jan. 9, 2014
Dora Orengo Costa, 93, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center kitchen helper, a child caregiver and a past supreme president of the Native Sons and Daughters of Hawaii, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Danny Jr. and Joseph Costa, and Robert De Costa; daughter Audrey “Kookie” Demello; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Malia Puka o Kalani Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park.

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AVELINA “BELEN” GUTIERREZ DULAY

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AVELINA BELEN GUTIERREZ DULAY Age 91, of Honolulu, HI, passed away December 10, 2013 in Honolulu. Born June 16, 1922 in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter: Editha Gudoy; sisters, Paciencia Bonilla, Caridad Andres; 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (Jan 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Alice Sau Lin Lau Estrella

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Jan. 13, 2014
Alice Sau Lin Lau Estrella, 97, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Lester, brother Stanley K.M. Lau, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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YOSHIKO FUKUCHI

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YOSHIKO FUKUCHI Age 101, of Honolulu, passed away December 31, 2013 at Leahi Hospital. Born September 26, 1912 in Lahaina, Maui. She is survived by sons, Stephen (Joyce) Fukuchi of CA, Michael Fukuchi of N.C., Edwin Fukuchi; brother, Tetsuo Tada; sisters, Yukiko Yoshii, Umeko Iijima; 3 grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Friday 1/24 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Mark Kaimana Gilliland

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Dec. 3, 2014
Mark Kaimana Gilliland, 54, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a self-employed carpenter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Olga, brother Guy and sister Sissi Snow. Private services.

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Darlene Ann Histo

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Jan. 4, 2014
Darlene Ann Histo, 75, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired painter for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 71 and founder of Hui Holo Lio, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Denver. She is survived by husband Hyime Sr., daughter Diane Tulley, a brother and two grandchildren. No services.

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Tamiko Ida

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Dec. 27, 2013
Tamiko Ida, 93, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Yamaguchi-ken, Japan. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. 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 Navy retiree and a 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 Stephen and Edward, daughter Kirsten Garcia, brother Michael, sisters Janelle Lowrance and Iva Olsen, and nine grandchildren. Services pending. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Loretta Mililani Juarez

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Jan. 4, 2014
Loretta Mililani Juarez, 76, of Hauula, a retired Kamehameha Extension Programs educator, died in Kahuku. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Vance; daughters Stacee “Kapiolani” Uray-Sibayton, Johnna Ah Puck, Lori “Ilima” Robello and Destiny Holland; brother Jesse “Mickey” Tom; sister Sarah Akana; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mitchell Shigeyuki Kai

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Jan. 10, 2014
Mitchell Shigeyuki Kai, 28, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Fire Department firefighter 1, will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. today at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. He died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Melvin Jr. and Geri. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Helen Nana Kaiawe

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Jan. 12, 2014
Helen Nana Kaiawe, 75, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Kona Village Resort housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Keauhou, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Tina Mattos; sons Chucky and Aaron; brothers Jack and Moke; sisters Fanny Duhaylongsod, Elizabeth Bannister and Lei Parker; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Jan. 28 at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bernadette Kamaolana Kalaukoa-Hughes

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Feb. 28, 2013
Bernadette Kamaolana Kalaukoa-Hughes, 62, of Chattanooga, Tenn., died in Chattanooga. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Williejay and Samuel Kalaukoa; daughter Nicole Erskine; brother Andrew Erskine; sisters Nora Oma Taylor, Maxine Avilla, Veda Burroughs and Dolly Panui; and nine grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. Friday at 89-635 Pohakunui Ave., Waianae.

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Yukio Kamisato

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Dec. 3, 2013
Yukio Kamisato, 85, of Honolulu, a U.S. Postal Service retiree and an Army veteran, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Matsuye “Lillian,” daughter Kathy Y. Todoki, brothers Takemi and Takashi, and caregiver Norman Nishida. Private services.

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Derna Navas Chang Kim

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Dec. 29, 2013
Derna Navas Chang Kim, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel project manager, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Warrick “Koa,” daughters Waldria “Aloha” Kim and Wailani Ceberano, brother Daniel Navas Chang, sister Donna Arnold, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Kwai Quon Lee

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Jan. 6, 2014
Kwai Quon Lee, 93, of Aiea, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shop planner and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Eleanor; daughters Deborah Lum, Verna Lee and Estelle Kelley; brother Hang Quon; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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PACITA “PAT” RESPICIO MANASAS

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PACITA PAT RESPICIO MANASAS Age 78, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Ewa, passed away December 19, 2013 in Kailua- Kona. Born October 30, 1935 in Ewa. Retired from State of Hawaii DOE Health aide; Kealakehe St. Francis alumni; member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church of Kona. Preceded in death by son, Patrick Fuentes. She is survived by husband, Roddy Manasas; sons, Michael (Annmarie) Fuentes, Marvin (Rowena) Fuentes, Leland (Johnette) Fuentes, Sean (Brianna) Manasas; daughters, Joanne (Larry) Rios, Leona (Jason) Castillo, Tara (Chad) Aragosa, Kaohu Montgomery; brothers, Roy (Rose) Respicio, Artie (Remi) Respicio, Rosalino (Lourdes) Respicio, Cornelio Respicio, Bruno (Leona) Respicio, Jr., Jack Respicio; sisters, Vicki Smith, Catherine (Philip) Cabudol; 30 grand- children, 18 great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday (Jan 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Jan 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 10:00 a.m., Prayer Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Yukimasa Matsumoto

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Dec. 31, 2013
Yukimasa “Yuki” Matsumoto, 85, of Honolulu, president of Yuki Matsumoto & Associates, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jennifer S.; daughters Lori Nasu and Leigh Sturgeon; brothers Kosei, Harold and George; sisters Mildred Matsumura, Jane Omori, Alice Kakumitsu and Betty Furuya; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Pralong Noochan

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Jan. 15, 2014
Pralong Noochan, 78, of Honolulu, an electrician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Vientiane, Laos. He is survived by wife Vanhdy; sons Thong Si, Mike, Meo and Keo; daughters Bounsong and Kai Phomsouvanh, Sharlinna Bouaphanh and Nith Noochan; brother Christian; sister Sayan Boontaworn; and 13 grandchildren. Services held. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Miharu Okimura

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Dec. 25, 2013
Miharu Okimura, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn; brother Mamoru Kobayashi; sisters Elsie Masukawa, Beatrice Mizuno and Betsy Takahama; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Leslie-Ann Openshaw

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Jan. 13, 2014
Leslie-Ann Openshaw, 30, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a massage therapist, died at home. She was born in Quincy, Calif. She is survived by sons Conrad K. and Zane L. Ragsdale; mother Barbara Burge; stepfather Neal Burge; brothers Shane, Wyatt and Cody; sisters Angie D. Warndorf and Robin D. Openshaw; and grandparents Harriet and Bob Taylor. Services in Quincy.

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Urban Naoyuki Otomo

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Dec. 30, 2013
Urban Naoyuki Otomo, 64, of Honolulu, a retired city Parks and Recreation Department groundskeeper and a Navy veteran who served in the VietnamWar, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Charles H., Ronald T. and Richard S.; and sisters Doris K. Kinoshita and Julene K. Davis. Private services.

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Sagato Prince Segi

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Dec. 28, 2013
Sagato Prince Segi, 19, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by parents Sagato and Maria, four brothers and four sisters. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Love Beyond Reason Ministry, 87-1624 Farrington Highway, Waianae. Visitation to follow to 2 p.m. Final services in American Samoa.

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Pascual Abides Tabuyo

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Dec. 31, 2013
Pascual Abides Tabuyo, 91, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Sotero, Rodillo and Edgardo; daughters Fermina Sarmiento, Erlinda Castillo, Melecia Andres and Merlita Bala; brothers Sirilo, Juan and Pedro; 21 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Francisca Castillo Tobalado

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Jan. 2, 2014
Francisca Castillo Tobalado, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired purchasing agent for the Department of the Navy, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother Jose “Rizal” Castillo and sister Maxima Domingo. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Naptale Piollo Uba

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Dec. 31, 2013
Naptale Piollo “Nappy” Uba, 58, of Wahiawa, a city Wastewater Division employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. He is survived by son Alein; daughters Shelly, Febraliz and Katherine; sisters Daisy Reyes and Sophie Sinahon; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Church of the Pacific, 99-400 Aiea Heights Drive. Services: 5 p.m. Final services and burial in the Philippines.

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