Archive for May 23rd, 2014

Juanito E. Cabasag

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May 4, 2014
Juanito E. “Juaning” Cabasag, 71, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosita; sons Eddie and Juanito; daughters Virginia Ting­cungco, Millet Busque, Meriam Cabasag and Gigi Ancheta; sisters Andrea Cabiles and Josefa Laeno; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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REGINA “IRENE” ALCANTRA CALDERON

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REGINA IRENE ALCANTRA CALDERON Age 88, of Honolulu, passed away April 19, 2014 in Honolulu. Born October 2, 1925 in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by children, Henri (Lina) Calderon, Leticia (Maximo) Pajela, Narcisa (Chris) Bustamante, Phillip (Ofarma) Calderon, Aurora (Jose) Ignacio, Ely Calderon, Alfredo (Develyn) Calderon, Elvie (Tony) Cariaga, EM (Myra) Pena, Jose Calderon; brothers, Rufino Alcantra, Francisco (Saturnina) Alcantra; sisters, Leonida Flores, Virgie (Ronie) Wagnon; 23 grand- children; 43 great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Wednesday 5/28 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday 5/29 at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral Church, 712 N School St., Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Irvin Theodore Carlsen

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May 14, 2014
Irvin Theodore “Irv” Carlsen, 100, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired radio broadcaster, died at home. He was born in Susanville, Calif. He is survived by companion Janet Tebo; son David; daughters Beverly Lynd, Elene “Lene” James, Sandra Conley and Christine Effinger; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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Bert Junior Franklin

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May 4, 2014
Bert Junior Franklin, 91, of Haleiwa, a maintenance employee and a Navy veteran, died in Hale­iwa. He was born in Thomas, Okla. He is survived by wife Betty J., son Bradley S., brother R.L. Benson and three grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Waialua Christian Church, 68-031 Aweoweo St. Services at noon. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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George Maurice Giganti

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May 16, 2014
George Maurice “Shaka” Giganti, 90, of Aiea, a retired Navy marine surveyor and commander, died in Aiea. He was born in Lee, Mass. He is survived by daughter Linda A. Devore and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Immaculate Conception Church, Ewa.

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Mitsuko Horiuchi

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MITSUKO HORIUCHI Age 97, of Honolulu, passed away on May 7, 2014. Born in Lihue, Kauai, she was a retired legal secretary. Preceded in death by her husband, Horace Takashi Horiuchi, she is survived by her sons, Glenn (Annette) and Ron (Bobbie) Horiuchi; daughters, Mary (John) Sueda and Ellen (Bert) Yamashita; grandchildren, Dr. Michael (Dr. Nicole Bennett) Sueda, Dr. Karen (Jason Kubota) Sueda, Erin (Robert) Asato and Ryan Horiuchi; great-grandchildren, Connor Sueda and Dylan Asato and sister, Toyoko Hiranaga. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts), please.

Katherine Chiye Ishimoto

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April 26, 2014
Katherine Chiye Ishimoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired house­cleaning business owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Hilton S., daughter Hazel M. Lee, 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4847 Kilauea Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. May 30 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lionel Masao Jakahi

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April 21, 2014
Lionel Masao Jakahi, 71, of Pearl City, a retired certified public accountant and an Air Force veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice Honolulu. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Melanie; daughters Deann Uyematsu and Jillian Jakahi; brothers Robert, Kenneth and Warren; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Fred T. Maeda

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April 17, 2014
Fred T. Maeda, 95, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Hono­lulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sue S. and brother Alvin. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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DWAYNE G. MATTOS

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5-23 Dwayne Mattos-IN MEMORIAMIn Loving Memory DWAYNE G. MATTOS 9/16/70-5/23/13 We will always love & miss you. Forever in our hearts: Mom, Dad, Christine, Phil, Noah, Jonah and Heali’i

John J. Mondoy

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April 3, 2014
John J. and Joyce Mondoy of Hoolehua, Molokai, died. John Mondoy, 84, a worker in the pineapple and hotel industries, and an Army veteran, died in Hoolehua. Joyce Mondoy, 71, a teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa, and she was born in San Francisco. He is survived by sons Robert, Patrick, Tim and Roy; daughters Carol Wiles, Paula Scott and Teresa Mondoy-Jack; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by son Brett Waipa. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Airport Honolulu Hotel, 3401 N. Nimitz Highway. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Joyce Mondoy

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April 14, 2014
John J. and Joyce Mondoy of Hoolehua, Molokai, died. John Mondoy, 84, a worker in the pineapple and hotel industries, and an Army veteran, died in Hoolehua. Joyce Mondoy, 71, a teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa, and she was born in San Francisco. He is survived by sons Robert, Patrick, Tim and Roy; daughters Carol Wiles, Paula Scott and Teresa Mondoy-Jack; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by son Brett Waipa. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Airport Honolulu Hotel, 3401 N. Nimitz Highway. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wanda Nakoa

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April 18, 2014
Wanda “Honey” Nakoa, 82, of Waianae, a Watanabe Florist employee, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Samuel, John “Nui,” Alexander and Noa; daughters Pamela Delo and Mary “Pu” Nakoa; brother Reuben Naholo­waa; sisters Esther “Umi” Gaison and Magnolia “Maggie” Keener; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Harold Tomihiko Oshiro

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April 30, 2014
Harold Tomihiko “Hykes” Oshiro, 83, of Waipahu, a retired equipment specialist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Darec H., Daren K. and Loren H.; daughter Cheryl M.; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Pricela Galano Pasion

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April 23, 2014
Pricela Galano “Pricing” Pasion, 59, of Waianae, a Jim Liao Farm employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Julio, sons Jonyfer and Joel, daughter Jocelyn, brothers Arnold and Bert Galano, and sister Teresita Tadeo. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sandra Catherine Pillette

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April 27, 2014
Sandra Catherine Pillette, 68, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a Pahala High School substitute teacher, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by son Kelly, stepson David III, stepdaughter Mary Popour, sisters Andrea Ohr and Kathleen Wallace, 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sheila Ann Puana

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May 17, 2014
Sheila Ann Puana, 66, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Reginald; daughter Sheila; brothers Raymond, Christopher and Douglas Ra­poza; sisters Trude Kalihi and Donna Kamali‘i; and a grandchild. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Robert Delbert Rawlins

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May 13, 2014
Robert Delbert Rawlins, 81, of Kailua, an American Optical Co. optical technician and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Patsy Nishimura, son Brian, daughters Sherrie Coronas and Raedean Rawlins, brothers James and Joseph, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6:15 p.m. Food and fellowship to follow. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Victoria Ann Shuffield

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April 22, 2014
Victoria Ann Shuffield, also known as “Vicky” and “Sweet Pea,” 52, of Kailua-Kona died at home. She was born in Ventura, Calif. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kona Town Tavern, formerly Teru’s, in Kailua-Kona.

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Earl Boulware Smith

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Jan. 12, 2014
Earl Boulware Smith, 96, of Honolulu, an accountant and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Denver. He is survived by hanai son William K. Char III, hanai daughter Patricia C. Miller and caregiver Navy Char. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Wayne Susumu Tamashiro

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May 14, 2014
Wayne Susumu Tamashiro, 62, of Ewa Beach, a self-employed carpenter doing business as Quality Carpentry, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Aaron, daughter Katie Tuisalo’o, caregiver and son-in-law Wayne Tuisalo’o, brothers David and James, sister Mary Ann Hesse and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Thomas Norman Tuttle

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May 13, 2014
Thomas Norman Tuttle, 54, of Hilo, a roofer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Deborah; stepsons Gary and Thomas Fooshee, and James and Eric Rotu­reau; stepdaughter Sabre R. Fooshee; sister Judith Allen; 14 stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Laine Uyeno

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April 16, 2014
Laine Uyeno, 56, of Aiea, a retired Sears receiving supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by uncles John and Tokio Uyeno, and Norris and Wayne Yama­shita; aunt Claire Yamashita; and numerous cousins. Private services.

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HAROLD SHINJI YONENAKA

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5-23 HAROLD YONENAKAHAROLD SHINJI YONENAKA 92, of Kaaawa, a retired Chevron fuel distributor, died in Castle Medical Center on May 7. Born and raised in Punaluu Valley, he enlisted in the Army during WWII and traveled to the mainland for interpreter training. Returning to Hawaii at the war’s end, he pitched in local baseball leagues and soon caught the eye of Edith Anzai and they married in 1952. In addition to his family, Harold was devoted to fishing. After Edith’s death in 1994, his activities focused on ceramics and gardening. Gregarious and generous, he was proud that his ceramic creations were appreciated by family and friends not just throughout the islands but as far away as Tokyo and New York. He is survived by a sister, Sarah, his son, Lloyd, his daughter, Ada, and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 1:00 P.M. on May 30 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.


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