Archive for February 13th, 2014

Rosalina Cerenado Agustin

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Jan. 30, 2014
Rosalina Cerenado Agustin, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pamplona, Cagayan Valley, Philippines. She is survived by son Michael, daughter Linda Sato, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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HERMINIGILDA LAGDA CARINIO

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HERMINIGILDA LAGDA CARINIO Age 79, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away January 18, 2014 in Aiea. Born September 9, 1934 in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son, Gary Carinio; nieces & nephews. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 18) at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; (91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa Beach) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Kalina Darlene Chang

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2-13-KALINA-CHANGKALINA DARLENE CHANG Kalina passed away February 6, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. She was born in San Jose, CA to Joseph E. and Rose D. Nunes (deceased), descendants of Santa Clara Valley pioneer families. Kalina is survived by her husband, Garrick (Gary) Chang of Kaneohe, sons Leo. J. Trumello (wife Carolyn) of San Jose, CA and Carl J. Trumello of Pescadero, CA, daughter Tiffany R. Chang (husband David Victor) of Houston, TX, sister Sharon A. Hawkins (husband Jim) of Hollister, CA, and her beloved cats Miki and Maka. Kalina was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church and The Keahiakahoe Canoe Club, Kahaluu. She loved to paddle and participate in races and enjoyed the friendship of her fellow paddlers. She was one of many volunteers working on refurbishing Hokule’a before her last historic voyage. Kalina was an accomplished seamstress, artist and graphic artist. She made beautiful custom silk leis, fostered kittens for the Hawaiian Humane Society, and in earlier years in California participated in the rodeo events of Barrel Racing and Mixed Team Roping. She was an avid fan of the UH Warriors and the New Orleans Saints. Kalina was kind, giving, and always there to help those in need- family, friend, or stranger. She will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched. Visitation will be on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Kaneohe, followed by services beginning at 1:30 p.m. and Mass at 2 p.m. Burial will be at Valley of the Temples at 3:00 p.m. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Hawaiian Humane Society (www.hawaiianhumane.org) or the Donor’s favorite charity.

Winifred Hiroko Chinen

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Feb. 1, 2014
Winifred Hiroko Chinen, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Aflac insurance agent and former educator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Marshall D. and Allan B., sisters Dorothy Kamisato and Allison Yamanaka, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Rachelle Lahela Ching

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Jan. 8, 2014
Rachelle Lahela Ching, 51, of Kaneohe, a cosmetics clerk at Longs Drugs in Kamehameha Shopping Center, will be remembered in private services. She died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Randolph K. and sister Joanne “Josie” Agres. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Anthony Paul DeMello

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Jan. 25, 2014
Anthony Paul “Tony” DeMello, 67, of Honalo, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator at E.M. Rivera & Sons and Rivco Construction, and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Charlyn; sons John, Chance and Rocky; daughters Toni, Jessica and Paula DeMello, and Lisa DeCoito; hanai son Macyn Honma; mother Agnes Kailiawa; brothers Alfred Sr. and Manuel Jr.; sisters Dolores DeMello, Helen M. Nakagawa, Janette Ballesteros and Kathleen Boyd; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Lanakila Congregational Church, Kainaliu, Hawaii. Casual attire. No flowers. For information, call 322-6803.

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Fernandez Briones Fernando

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Jan. 20, 2014
Fernandez Briones “Pedring” Fernando, 88, of Honolulu, a retired baker at Spencecliff and Kaneohe Bakery, died in Honolulu. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Margarita D.; sons Johnny, Nestor, Alex, Pedro, Orlando and Dennis; daughters Evelyn Dona, Lydia Smith, Angelita Fernando and Marilyn Fontanilla; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bernard R. Ford

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BERNARD R. FORD Passed away Jan. 20th, 2014 in Wai’anae, O’ahu. Survived by wife, Wendy. I will always love you sweetheart – until we’re together again.

Barbara R. Fredrick

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Feb. 6, 2014
Barbara R. Fredrick, 89, of Enterprise, Ore., an artist, died in Hauula. She was born in Washington. She is survived by sons Brett and Tony Wiggins, brothers Biden and Doug Tippett, and four grandchildren. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice.

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Yoshiaki Higa

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Jan. 15, 2014
Yoshiaki Higa, 84, of Honolulu, a retired McKesson truck driver and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in North Hilo. He is survived by brother Gengoro and sisters Hatsue Kinoshita and Clara Kajiwara. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Joseph Baptista Milho Jr.

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Jan. 21, 2014
Joseph Baptista “Joe” Milho Jr., 93, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. supervisor, died in Kailua. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Joseph B. III, Alex D. and Eugene G.; daughter Judy M. Dela Cruz; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Haruo Kalahiki

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Feb. 4, 2014
Charles Haruo Kalahiki, 87, of Hilo, a retired roofer, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center, Hilo. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by brother Harry T. Matsumoto. No services.

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Hatsuko Kishaba

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Feb. 1, 2014
Hatsuko Kishaba, 95, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired store clerk at the former Papaaloa Community Store, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Linda Voss, Lena Kishaba and Annette Iwahashi; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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George Kotobuki Kodama

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Feb. 7, 2014
George Kotobuki
Kodama, 92, of Hanalei, Kauai, an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 3rd Battalion, and a Kauai County Hanalei district retiree, died at home. He was born in Hanalei. He is survived by son Clifton and sister Sue Miyahara. Private graveside services. No monetary offerings.

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So Lai

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Feb. 6, 2014
So Lai, 76, of Honolulu, a retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Mei Ling Kwan, son Hon Man, daughters Sin Han and Ying Han, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Edelbert Delguardio Lara

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Jan. 21, 2014
Edelbert Delguardio “Al” Lara, 93, of Pearl City, a retired Naval Communication Command antenna mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son James; daughters Viola Lara, Nancy Cabral and Alma Delos Santos; brother Alfredo; sisters Dolores Villarimo and Lucille Parker; 26 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; and 28 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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DiAna Makaokalani Lima

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Feb. 3, 2014
DiAna Makaokalani Lima, 33, of Kapaakea, Molokai, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She is survived by companion Albert K. Espaniola; sons Anoi K.K.I., David K. and Dylan T. Lima-English, and Shawn-Isaac M. Wise; daughters Haliaka L.M.N. and Taua L.E. Lima-English; parents David K. Lima and Davelynn Lima-Hardwick; brothers Itula K. Jr., Keith K.T. and Andrew M.L.K. Suafoa, and Keolamaikalani S. and Kristen F. Agemotu; and sisters Elenita K. Suafoa, Selega A.K. Suafoa-Yanez, and Esther N., Lisa M., Nakita I. and Mischa V. Agemotu. Services: 10:30 a.m Saturday at Kalaiakamanu Hou Church, Molokai. Lunch to follow. Scattering of ashes at noon Monday at the Kalima-Moses residence, 7774 Kamehameha Highway V, Kaunakakai. Casual attire.

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Hung Hong Mew

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Jan. 29, 2014
Hung Hong Mew, 88, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Labor accountant and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wanda Y.W.; sons Justin, Daniel, Damian and Walton; daughter Natalie; brother Hung Yau; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Pansy Miyao

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Feb. 6, 2014
Pansy Miyao, 94, of Lawai, Kauai, a Dan’s Upholstery seamstress, died in Hale Kupuna. She was born in Moloaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Earl Miyao and Winston Ogata, daughter Helene Tada, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Clarita Rarugal Ocol

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Feb. 4, 2014
Clarita Rarugal “Claring” Ocol, 67, of Honolulu, a retired food preparer at Zippy’s McCully, will be remembered in services at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples. She died in Honolulu. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Benjamin and Courtney; daughters Marilyn Purugganan and Melodie, Loging and Michelle Ocol; sisters Cion Juan, Carmelita Valencia, Enreguita Sanitamos and Dionisia Palilio; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harry T. Oshiro

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Feb. 8, 2014
Harry T. “Tosh” Oshiro, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. technician and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Henry T. and Donald T.; and sisters Betty M. and Jean T. Teruya, Nancy N. Higashi and Doris M. Takazato. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Jodo Mission of Hawaii. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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Teruo Oshiro

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Feb. 3, 2014
Teruo Oshiro, 86, of Kekaha, Kauai, an Air National Guard retiree, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Florence Tomita; daughters Nancy Berson, Kerry Han and Lisa Tomita; brothers Shige, Yoshi and Rodney; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai. Services at noon. Aloha attire.

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Arthur S. Ramiro

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Feb. 6, 2014
Arthur S. Ramiro, 57, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Dora M. Regidor; brothers James J. Vellocido and Michael Virtudes; and sisters Sandra Marceaux, Marie Bois, Yolanda Heikka, Phyllis Elarco, Darlene Virtudes-Hoyles, Sugar Regidor, Rosaline Utes and Nancy Chong. Private services.

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Olivia Gouveia Rawlins

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Jan. 22, 2014
Olivia Gouveia Rawlins, 94, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis C., sons Clifford and Bobby, daughters Judi Manthei and Charmaine Ostrowski, eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masako Roller

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Feb. 6, 2014
Masako Roller, 92, of Hilo died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Roy Y. and Robert Nakamoto, and sister Evelyn Kubo. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Bradley K. Silva

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Feb. 4, 2014
Bradley K. Silva, 54, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County park caretaker, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Janet G. and brothers Jeffery, Mark and Bruce. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

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Jimmy Lee Smith

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Feb. 3, 2014
Jimmy Lee “By Golly Jimmy”Smith, 79, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retiree and a U.S. military veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. He was born in Medford, Ore. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. to sunset Sunday at Mahukona Beach Park.

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Jomar L. Taylan

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Jan. 29, 2014
Jomar L. Taylan, 15, of Waipahu, a Waipahu High School ninth-grade student, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by parents Mario Sr. and Josie; brothers Mario Jr., Darrel and Shalimar; and grandparents Feliza Taylan and Felipe and Rufina Lumang. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial to be held in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Casual attire.

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Tiai Fanatanu Tuivaiti

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Jan. 19, 2014
Tiai Fanatanu Tuivaiti, also known as “Siaosi,” “Chris” and “George Maile,” 45, of Waianae, a construction worker, died in
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Justin J. and Joshua B.; daughter Jennifer L. Hathaway-Iona; brothers Ieremia Tuivaiti and Fitivalevale J., Tau, John and Monty Maile; sisters Anita Tuivaiti-Gordon, Lila Maile-Dodson and Sabeena Maile-Wilson. Services to be held at a later date. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Beverly Ann Valpoon

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Feb. 4, 2014
Beverly Ann Valpoon, 68, of Anahola, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Amil R. Jr.; son Ekolu; brothers John, Raymond, Michael, Stanley, Kimo and Keoki Ornellas; sisters Marleen Kaluahine, Madeline Yokoyama and Evelyn Takenaka; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Koolau Huiia Church, Anahola. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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