Archive for February 25th, 2014

Britta Yolande Akau

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Feb. 17, 2014
Britta Yolande Akau, 66, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Holland. She is survived by husband Gordon. Services pending.

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Demetria Atad

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Feb. 17, 2014
Demetria Atad, 59, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Guam. She is survived by husband Eric Takahashi. Private services.

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Marlo G. Basuel

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Jan. 13, 2014
Marlo G. Basuel, 42, of Waipahu, a Hawaiian Isle Water Co. forklift operator, will be remembered in services 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. He died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by former wife Teresita B. Pagtama; son Jon Paul; daughters Abegaile P., Britney P., Chelsea P. and Marjulz; mother Erlinda; brothers Nestor G. and Jefferson G.; and sisters Cristia Salcedo and Saling Laguna. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nora Yoshino Inaba

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Feb. 10, 2014
Nora Yoshino Inaba, 90, of Hilo, a social worker and a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alan Z., Gordon, Melvin K. and Jason K.; daughters Eileen H. Franco and Barbara S. Inaba; sister Florence Yasuda; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Hiroichi Inamine

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Feb. 11, 2014
Hiroichi “Hiro” Inamine, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Housing Authority maintenance worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son John K. and sisters Haruko “Bunny” Matsuda, Elaine K. Bennet and Juliet S. Ashimine. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Florence M. Jo

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Jan. 5, 2014
Florence M. Jo, 94, of Pearl City, a warehouse leader at Navy Exchange Naval Air Station, Barbers Point, died in Aiea. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brother Noboru “Chip” Matsu-shima, sister Mildred Yokoyama, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Gloria Jean Kaohe

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Jan. 21, 2014
Gloria Jean Kaohe, 61, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Fred A., daughter Jeanine M. Mariano, father Thomas C. Graves and eight grandchildren. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Geraldine Hatsuko Kotake

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Feb. 7, 2014
Geraldine Hatsuko “Geri” Kotake, 71, of Honolulu, a retired billing clerk and cosmetologist, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alan K., son Kevin Y., daughter Jolie M. Takaoka, mother Betsy M. Okumura and brothers Guy J. and Glenn J. Okumura. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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Vivian Kwock Ching Leong

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Jan. 20, 2014
Vivian Kwock Ching Leong, 89, of Honolulu, commander’s secretary with the 1957th Communications Group at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Wallace and sisters Bertha Lee and June Loo. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial will be private. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Agustina Patoc Martin

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Feb. 10, 2014
Agustina Patoc Martin, 96, of Mililani died in Waipahu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Romel; daughters Florence Teano, Lucinda Fairchild and Anita Williams; sisters Violeta Pinera and Rosamunda Domingo; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Kahului. Mass at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Additional service information for an obituary published Feb. 16.

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Carmen Leburta Kelomike Mata

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Feb. 10, 2014
Carmen Leburta Kelomike “Sista” Mata, 74, of Nanakuli, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Walter Sr.; sons Walter Jr., Steven P.K., Alan Wade K. and Clifford A.K.; daughter Chickie P.; hanai son Roger Salazar; brothers Douglas Martin and David; sisters Lani Awana, Marygail Arocha, Linda Murray and Blossom; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Robert Akio Matsusaka

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Feb. 8, 2014
Robert Akio Matsusaka, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery machinery mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen Y., son Eric, daughter Jean and sister Doris Mizoguchi. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Helen Meguro Kazuko Mayeda

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Feb. 15, 2014
Helen Meguro Kazuko Mayeda, 90, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse at the labor and delivery room of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Paul H., Craig S. and Mark T.; daughter Julie C.M. Ninomoto; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John David Menino

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Feb. 10, 2014
John David Menino, 46, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, a Jas W. Glover Ltd. employee and an asphalt plant superintendent for Black Plumeria LLC, died in Palo Alto, Calif. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Roxanne I.; sons John K. and Makoa I.; daughters Jonie, Shania A. and Sarai A.; stepsons Kawai E. and Kapena J. Kinilau; stepdaughter Ashlen M. Kinilau; father George R. Jr.; brother George R. III; sister Suzanne Uchima Jr.; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Loretta K.J. Nagata

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Feb. 11, 2014
Loretta K.J. “Sunshine” Nagata, 83, of Honolulu, a movie screen extra with the Screen Extras Guild, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Sheldon, Kevin and Darryl; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private interment. Aloha attire.

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Sarah Aikau Rego

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Feb. 14, 2014
Sarah Aikau Rego, 93, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii PBX operator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Gary M.; daughters Lucy Jung, and Carol and Beverly Rego; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Chiyoko Higa Ringor

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Feb. 16, 2014
Chiyoko Higa Ringor, 79, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born on Okinawa. She is survived by son Hiroshi Ono, daughter Maria Char and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Ebencio Salazar

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Feb. 17, 2014
Ebencio “Eben” Salazar, 83, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. mill supervisor, Hamakua Young Farmers past president and co-owner of Sala Tropicals in Ahualoa, died at home. He was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Wayne, Roger, Murray, Alan and Aaron; sisters Pacita Solomon, Sue Agor, Cricencia Ganutan, Carmen Sanchez and Carol Vinluan; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 14 at Honokaa Catholic Church. Services: 10 a.m. No flowers. Call 960-9944 or 895-6644 for more information.

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Cherish Lokelani Samson

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Feb. 15, 2014
Cherish Lokelani Samson, 20, of Honolulu died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Seth K. Amina; daughter Natalee-Mae K. Samson-Amina; parents Helen Samson and George Meacham; sisters Jasmine Satele, Precious Bona and Roxanne, Ziara and Caitlin Meacham; and grandparents Richard Samson and Yvonne Botelho. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. March 8 at Neal S. Blaisdell Park. Casual attire.

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Keylan Katsuji Kaleo Sato

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2-25 604724  Keylan SatoKEYLAN KATSUJI KALEO SATO Age 24 of Wahiawa, HI, passed away on February 9, 2014 in Hilo. Born April 14, 1989 in Honolulu, HI. Keylan graduated from Kameha- meha Schools – Kapalama in 2007, and in December 2013 he graduated from the University of Hawaii at Hilo with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. While at UHH, Keylan worked as a lifeguard and fitness instructor at the Student Life Center. He dedicated his spare time to bridging connections throughout the student body. He was a reporter for the school newspaper, Ke Kalahea, and served as a peer mentor for Peer Assistant Linkages and Support. Most recently, he was working towards becoming an EMT. Keylan is predeceased by his father, Kurt. Survived by mother, Dana Sato; brother, Isaiah Sato of Wahiawa; grandparents Katsuji Sato of Wahiawa; Catherine Tanoue of Wailuku, Maui; his trusty pal, Rusty; Hanai Family, Carol Scott, Megan & Hannah Bartlett, & Grayson Tanoue; many aunties, uncles, cousins, & friends. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Sunday (March 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m.

Tim F. Schumacher

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Feb. 13, 2014
Tim F. Schumacher, 56, of Waialua, a North Shore Shark Adventures tour guide, died in Waialua. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by companion Caroline Nowak, father Carl, mother Judith Hyde, stepmother Cathy, brother Matthew and sisters Sharon Ulstad and Moorea Richardson. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Papailoa Beach, Haleiwa. Aloha attire.

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Rena Kam How Leong Seu

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Jan. 25, 2014
Rena Kam How Leong Seu, 90, of Honolulu, a title searcher for Long & Melone Escrow, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Thomas, sons Roger Allyn and Roderick Lee, daughter Risa Lee, stepson Myron, stepdaughter Jeri Edelen, brother Edwin Leong, sisters Edna Wong and Iris Dowson, four grandchildren and five step-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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G’Nell Leolani Kaleiohi Vea

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Feb. 7, 2014
G’Nell Leolani Kaleiohi Vea, 59, of Anahola, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Michael Jr.; daughter Jenna Cox; brothers Ephraim III and Edward Kaleiohi, and Job Kane; sisters Mitzie, Tanaia, Corina and Olandra Kaleiohi; hanai brother Peter Lopez; hanai sister Yukie-Lyn DeSilva; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. March 23 at Anahola Beach Park.

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Cadena Arreola Viloria

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Feb. 12, 2014
Cadena Arreola Viloria, 105, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Elsie McGrew-Oyama, son Avelino, hanai daughter Josefa Alvaro, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 4 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sumiye Bess Yonashiro

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Feb. 20, 2014
Sumiye Bess Yonashiro, 85, of Pearl City died in A&N Adult Foster Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. No services.

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