Archive for March 20th, 2014

Dolly Meu Chun Aki

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March 9, 2014
Dolly Meu Chun Aki, 93, of St. George, Utah, a retired city Department of Parks and Recreation park keeper, died in St. George. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph, Ronald and Donald Yu; daughter Renee Coburn; sisters Sinna Marcotte, Lily Duarte, Clara Brown and Marian Young; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jose Balcita

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Feb. 21, 2014
Jose Balcita, 80, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran and a retired mason, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Manuel and Guadolphine Balcita, and Ernest, Nelson and Wallace Balignasay; and sisters Virginia Duris, Edwina Villeza, Thelma Tiejero and Aurora Nerney. Private cremation committal services.

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Kam Sang Chan

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March 17, 2014
Kam Sang Chan, 90, of Honolulu, retired owner of Chinese Dynasty Furnishings, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by sons David, Kong Hing, Collin K. and Victor; daughters Jenny Tsang, Winnie Chan and Amy Harada; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Eleanor Chow

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March 16, 2014
Eleanor “Granny” Chow, 91, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Jim, daughters Elaine Christian and Diane Chow, brother Thomas Rapoza, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Andrew Christopher deLaurier

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Feb. 28, 2014
Andrew Christopher deLaurier, 69, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired physician, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was also a Marine Corps pilot who served in the Vietnam War as well as a Navy flight surgeon. He was born in Chelsea, Mass. He is survived by wife Sharon Hirako, sons Craig and Dr. Geoffrey, brothers Michael and Stephen, sister Jeanne and two grandchildren. Private services.

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ROSE CABADING “SAYYAN” EDMALIN

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ROSE CABADING SAYYAN EDMALIN Age 80, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away February 16, 2014 in Honolulu. Born October 6, 1933 in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Leocadio Edmalin; daughters, Zosima (Manuel) Pajarillo, Marites Reyna, Amy Edmalin, Lily Ganiron; 11 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (March 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (March 24) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Eddie Ver Baniqued Fernandez

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March 9, 2014
Eddie Ver Baniqued Fernandez, 25, of Honolulu, a clothing store sales associate, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by father Eddie C., mother Everlina, brother Eden J. and sister Rejina L.G. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

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Gui Tang Gan

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March 14, 2014
Gui Tang Gan, 63, of Honolulu, a farmer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Yao Lian, son Yan Ming, daughter Yin Ping Kam and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Manoa Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Yasuto Hamamoto

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March 5, 2014
Yasuto “Harry” Hamamoto, 90, of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Marie; son Dennis; daughters Barbara Burnett, Kathleen Kikkawa, Phyllis Paris and Sandra Luckau; sisters Fujiko Oshita and Taeko Toki; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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SHIGERU HIGA

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SHIGERU HIGA Age 97, of Aiea, HI, passed away March 4, 2014 in Aiea. Born November 13, 1916 in Kohala, Big Island. 442nd veteran. He is survived by spouse, Leatrice H. Higa; sons, Alan Higa, Brian Higa, Hal (Vickie) Higa; daughters, Ruby Higa, Lois Higa; brother, Richard M. Higa; sister, Mildred T. Chibana; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Takeo Honda

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March 5, 2014
Takeo Honda, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Aeronautical Radio Inc. shift supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons John Kazuo and William K. Honda, brothers Yoshimi and Akira, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. March 29 at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Madeline Ululani Igawa

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Feb. 16, 2014
Madeline Ululani Igawa, 70, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James; sons James K.K. and Bert; brothers John and Leonard Mahoe; sisters Gerry Baker, Carol Valdez and Linda Mahoe; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Kawaiaha’o Church. Services: 5 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. March 27 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Charles Naoyasu Kawauchi

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March 3, 2014
Charles Naoyasu Kawauchi, 86, of Ewa Beach, a retail clothing businessman and an Army veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Scott, daughter Chari Kemp, brother Norman, sister Alice Iwamoto and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Chiyeko Laura Kishimoto

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March 14, 2014
Chiyeko Laura Kishimoto, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in South Hilo. She is survived by sons Douglas and Ray; daughters Iris Kishimoto, Joylyne Lunsford, Karen Isono and Amy Aguil; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kalihi Union Church. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Douglas Dick Chin Leialoha Kunukau

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March 6, 2014
Douglas Dick Chin Leialoha Kunukau, 75, of Mililani, owner of Doug’s Electrical Inc. and an Air Force veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marilyn; daughters Adrian Gardner and Andrea Kunukau; brothers Robert Jr. and Joseph Kunukau, and Francis Ganitano; and sister Glendetta “Glen” Forsythe. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Casual attire.

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Quan Yuen Lum

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Feb. 17, 2014
Quan Yuen Lum, 95, of Kaimuki, a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marilyn H.Q., sons Nelson W.K. and Stanton W.S., daughter Valerie W.F. Simmons, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.come.

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Alfredo Saladino Pascual

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Feb. 21, 2014
Alfredo Saladino Pascual, 87, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Mandrake, James, Rizaldy, Sinbad and Gregory; daughters Lilian Garen, Catherine Guting and Marivic Puaa; brothers Alipio S. and Servando S.; 26 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Daniel Webster Pearl

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March 9, 2014
Daniel Webster Pearl, 89, of Waianae, a maintenance retiree and a retired Air Force staff sergeant, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Frederick, Md. He is survived by wife June, son Colin, daughter Carolyn Nishida, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Juanita Oralde Relacion

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March 2, 2014
Juanita Oralde “Nita” Relacion, 88, of Lihue, a veteran of the Woman’s Army Volunteer Corps at Pearl Harbor, a retired waitress at Kauai Inn and Kauai Surf, and librarian at Immaculate Conception School, died at home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Eugene; daughters Joyce Cabalse, Roberta Gregoire, Janie Relacion Meyers and Valerie Relacion; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 5 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Incorrect information in an obituary published March 8.

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Julia Smith Chandler Sueoka

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March 12, 2014
Julia Smith Chandler Sueoka, 97, of Kaneohe, a retired tax clerk at the state Department of Taxation in Lihue, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons William Ainsley Jr. and Samuel Smitty Chandler, sisters Alexandrine Kalama and Lydia Halia Smith, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Helene Teruko Takamiya

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March 12, 2014
Helene Teruko Takamiya, 93, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George, Ted, Donald and Paul; daughters Jane Matsumoto and June Nakasone; brother Kenneth Gushiken; sister Miyoko Matsushita; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edward Vargas

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March 16, 2014
Edward “Eddie” Vargas, 65, of Kapolei, a Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y. He is survived by wife Lana; daughters Lanita R.M. Vargas and Shannon N.M. Gates; brothers Jose, Noel, Samuel and Roberto; sisters Gladys, Maria, Milagros and Yvette; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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