Archive for March 11th, 2014

Mark Makoto Akita

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Feb. 4, 2014
Mark Makoto Akita, 82, of Honolulu, a musician and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother George and sister Nobuko “Mary” Seriguchi. Private services.

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MARK S. ANGUT

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MARK S. ANGUT Age 73, of Waianae, HI, passed away February 5, 2014 in Aiea. Born January 1, 1941 in Ewa, Oahu. A retired Honolulu Police officer of 27 years service. Also a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. He is survived by wife, Yvonne Angut; daughters, Jennifer Tamaki, Danelle Hartwell of FL; hanai son, Rico; hanai daughters, Lisa, Nicole and all the other children; sisters, Gertrude Alfiche, Baudilia “Bae” Marchan and numerous nieces & nephews; grandchildren, Nicole Tamaki, Nathanael Angut, Natalie Angut, Aria Hartwell. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (March 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday (March 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Floyd Edward Bernier-Nachtwey

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March 1, 2014
Floyd Edward Bernier-Nachtwey, 72, of Hilo, a retired graphic designer, died at home. He was born in Wisconsin. He is survived by wife Pauline, sons O and U Krs-Krs, daughter I Trinity and brother Michael Nachtwey. Private services.

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Leslie Arthur Botelho

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March 5, 2014
Leslie Arthur “Les” Botelho, 71, of Hilo, a retired superintendent for the Hawaii County Motor Pool Division, owner of L&B Trucking LLC and former Hilo Iron Works welder, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty Jean; sons Anson Botelho, Kyle Schuman and Dalston Cortez; daughters Martha Rodillas, Wendy Botelho-Cortez, Peggy Kealoha and Ellie-Jean Kalawe; brother Brien; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Scott Allen Calistro

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Feb. 24, 2014
Scott Allen Calistro, 51, of Kailua, a gardener for St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and St. John Vianney Catholic Church, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Raymond and Tyson, and sisters Cathy Hamasaki and Diane Moses. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Lorie Phillips Call

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Feb. 28, 2014
Dr. Lorie Phillips Call, 70, of Princeville, Kauai, a chiropratic doctor in California, died at home. She was born in Glendale, Calif. She is survived by husband Lynn; son Shawn; daughters Dalana Rayne, Kathie Ensign and Karen Mortensen; sister Pauline McCosh; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life held at Hanalei Pier.

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Thelma Chu Chang

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Feb. 13, 2014
Thelma Chu Chang, 95, of Honolulu, a former owner of Riviera Hair Fashions, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Marian Yap and Hester Pang. Private services.

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Dennis K.M. Ching

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March 6, 2014
Dennis K.M. Ching, 64, of Wailuku, owner of Happy Valley Auto Shop, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sherry S.; sons Kimo, Kalani and Bryson Ching, Jason Fujimoto Ching and J.R. Fuqua; daughter Tootsie; hanai sons Dillon Eiland and Blacks Poouahi; brothers Bill and Jeff; sister Linda Mahoe; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Edward Costorio

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Feb. 12, 2014
Edward Costorio, 72, of Wailuku, an information technology programming analyst and a Navy veteran, died in Wailuku. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ulrike “Andy”; daughters Ursula Costorio-Meyer and Zerwas “Ululani” Tolentino; brothers Rick and Ruben; sisters Lenora Costorio, Lorraine Akhay and Esther Criste; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Robert Emmett Dickie

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Feb. 27, 2014
Robert Emmett “Bob” Dickie, 86, of Kailua, a director of properties and facilities for Pan American Airways and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Janice, son Robert T., daughters Nalani Tanabe and Dawn Dickie-Stewart, and five grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Ann Dickson

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Feb. 4, 2014
Mary Ann Dickson, 82, of Honolulu, a retired real estate agent, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Michael, daughter Laura Chinen, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.

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Walter Sadayuki Harada

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March 1, 2014
Walter Sadayuki “Sada” Harada, 85, of Waipahu, formerly of Honolulu, a retired limousine driver and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Glenn S., daughter Lynn K. Yokoyama and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Raylan Glen Hedrix

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March 2, 2014
Raylan Glen Hedrix, also known as “Aina” and “Cowboy,” 45, of Kailua, a mason and merchant seaman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Cassidy K. Kaloi, brother Lyle and sisters Lorrae M. Ioane and Raenell K. Kaloi. Services at a later date. Donations suggested to Paolani Rehab.

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FLORENCE YOSHINO ICHINOSE

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3-11 FLORENCE YOSHINO ICHINOSEFLORENCE YOSHINO ICHINOSE Age 101, of Honolulu, passed away at Hi’olani Care Center at Kahala Nui on March 4, 2014. Born in Waipio, Oahu, she retired from the State of Hawaii, Department of Taxation. Preceded in death by her husband, Samuro Ichinose and stepson, Dr. Herbert (Beverly) Ichinose, she is survived by her sister, Nancy Oda; step-son, Dr. Benjamin (Mayon) Ichinose; 7 step-grandchildren; 16 step- great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces; grand and great-grand nephews and nieces. An avid traveler, she was a member of the Aloha Onsen Club. Florence was also a generous donor to numerous organizations. Visitation from 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Pali Highway Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin; service at 3:00 p.m. Casual attire. Family requests no koden (monetary gifts), please.

Florence Yoshino Ichinose

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March 4, 2014
Florence Yoshino Ichinose, 101, of Honolulu, a state Department of Taxation retiree, died in Hiolani Care Center at Kahala Nui. She was born in Waipio. She is survived by stepson Dr. Benjamin, sister Nancy S. Oda, seven step-grandchildren and 16 step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Mary T. Ikeda

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Feb. 21, 2014
Mary T. Ikeda, 77, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Mildred Arita, Leatrice Sasaki, Betty Shiroma, Grace Rhoads, Lillian Lieberman and Florence and Jeanette Ikeda. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Linda K. Jicha

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Jan. 29, 2014
Linda K. Jicha, 66, of Mililani, a federal government retiree, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by husband Harvey J.; sons Jonathan and James K.; daughter Stephanie L. Newton; brothers Ken, Michael and Dennis Regan; sisters Pam Pipkin and Sharon Bryan; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Christopher Liwai Joseph

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Feb. 11, 2014
Christopher Liwai “Buddy” Joseph, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Levi; daughters Shayna, Farah “Kulia” and T.J.; brothers Cupid “Helei” III, Kalani “Meka” and Walter “Ho’i” Joseph, and Ernest “Kalei,” Eugene “Kalani,” Everette “Hoku” and Edwin “Ali’i” Goo; sisters Julie Kassebeer and Eunice “Ming Toi” Goo; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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William Roger Teague Jr.

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Feb. 20, 2014
William Roger Teague Jr., 67, of Hilo, a retired civil service firefighter for the U.S. Army at Pohakuloa Training Area, a former police officer in Epping, N.H., and a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Exeter, N.H. He is survived by wife Shirley, son Roger, daughter Tasha, brothers Michael St. John and Donald Maynard, sister Jackie Lemmon and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday at the family residence in Hilo. Casual attire.

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Tadao Kamisato

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Feb. 15, 2014
Tadao Kamisato, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Windward Builders carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Iris T.; son Wayne T.; daughters Lori Ann Y.K. Ohama and Karilynn K.K. Arase; sisters Jessie Teruya, Jane Larson and Gladys Kamisato; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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MARY ETSUKO KONO

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MARY ETSUKO KONO Age 88, of Pearl City, HI, passed away February 23, 2014 in Pearl City. Born April 1, 1925 in Puuloa, HI. Preceded in death by daughter, Luana Hegwood. She is survived by husband, Hiroshi Kono; sons, Elray Hegwood, Jesse (Bette) Hegwood; daughter, Lorina (Peter) Bertulfo; hanai daughter, Dana Hegwood; sisters, Nancy (Gordon) Sellers of Jacksonville, N.C., Sally (Cecil) Cason of Jacksonville, FL, Mildred Pope of Jacksonville, FL; 9 grand- children; 19 great-grand- children; 6 great-great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 P.M. Saturday (March 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Kyle Palani Kurata

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Feb. 18, 2014
Kyle Palani Kurata, 58, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Joanne M., parents Clara and Francis, brother Kevin and sister Kim Macwilliams. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Cy Keiji Matsuoka

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Feb. 21, 2014
Cy Keiji Matsuoka, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telcom cable splicer and a safety officer at Koko Head Shooting Complex, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon S.; sons Kyle P., Ikaika and Kekoa; and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eunice Y.M. Mow

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Feb. 21, 2014
Eunice Y.M. Mow, 94, of Aiea, a Trans-Alaska Pipeline accounting clerk, died in Aiea. She was born in Waiawa. She is survived by brothers Henry, Kui Pin and Richard; and sisters Ethel Zane, Frances Ching and Vivian Hee. Private services.

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Gaylian C. Mun

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Feb. 12, 2014
Gaylian C. Mun, 76, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jeffrey; daughters Laurie Onizuka, Melva Mun, Kimberlee Fujimoto and Celeste Barry; brother Douglas Ching; sister Sylvia Fujiwara; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Phyllis S.N. Muraoka

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Feb. 17, 2014
Phyllis S.N. Muraoka, 57, of Honolulu, an office manager for Sanford D. Goto Inc., died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wayne H., son Mark H., daughter Mari K. and mother Helen K. Nakasone. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Alban’s Chapel, ‘Iolani School campus. Services: 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Julia Y.T. Nip

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Feb. 2, 2014
Julia Y.T. Nip, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alfred “Timmy,” daughter Carol Choy, brothers Hung Kee and Hung Chee Tom, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Myrtle Midori Odachi

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Feb. 26, 2014
Myrtle Midori Odachi, 77, of Pearl City, a retired computer programmer for Wahiawa Navy Installation, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Dawnn Y. Odachi-Davis; brothers Keith, Mike and Ike; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 18 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Roy Takeshi Okubo

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Jan. 21, 2014
Roy Takeshi Okubo, 64, of Honolulu, formerly of Kohala, Hawaii, an electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kohala. He is survivd by sons Ian and Ron, brother Myron and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jamie Oshiro

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Feb. 6, 2014
Jamie “Ufugusiku” Oshiro, 53, of Honolulu, a sales representative, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Albert, brother Myles, sisters Michelle Chang and Robin Kotani, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Toho No Hikari, 3510 Nuuanu Pali Drive. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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