Archive for November 10th, 2014

Herbert Tadashi Abe

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Oct. 30, 2014
Herbert Tadashi Abe, 70, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, owner of Kanake Hawaii and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Wayne and daughter Chelsy. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services:5 p.m. Graveside services:9 a.m. Nov. 17 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Jojo Ramos Acosta

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Oct. 10, 2014
Jojo Ramos Acosta, 34, of Honolulu, a Costco food service worker at Iwilei and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in SanNicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by father Dalmacio S., mother Herminia M. Ramos, brother Gregorio R. “Greg” and sister Susan R. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Mass:9:30 p.m. Committal services:11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences:hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Petra Bagasol Alegado

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Oct. 20, 2014
Petra Bagasol Alegado, 93, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Benjamin; daughter Consuelo Regujus; sisters Cresencia and Agustina Alegado, Adelaida Grande, Carmen Padayao, Emili­ana Gilbuela and Rosalina Pada­yao; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at MililaniMemorial Park, Waipio.

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Virginia Ann Alfonso

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Oct. 12, 2014
Virginia Ann Alfonso, 89, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Alfred Jr. and Marc Tabayoyon, daughters Tanya Taba­yoyon and Janis Tanga, sister Angela Bowen, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Wednesday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at MililaniMemorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jennifer Ann Cardines

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Oct. 19, 2014
Jennifer Ann Cardines, 39, of Hilo, a team member at KFC-Hawaii Prince Kuhio Plaza, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Ashley and Carmen Mangibin, and Kristin Cardines-Mangibin; parents Gilbert and Angie; brothers Mike and Shane; and grandparent Celestina Alika. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services:11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Nancy Mitsue Y. Honda

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Oct. 24, 2014
NancyMitsue Y. Honda, 95, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Henry N. Jr.; daughters Carol K. Honda, Diane N. Tabangay and Gale T. Braceros; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Katsumi Ishikawa

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Oct. 14, 2014     
Robert Katsumi Ishikawa, 93, of Pearl City, a retired firefighter at Scho­field Barracks and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon S., son Ronald H., daughters Iris S. Kitashiro and Lynn E. Osaki, brother Frank T. and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Allan Takeo Iwamoto

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Oct. 10, 2014
Allan Takeo Iwamoto, 69, of Aiea, a retired Roberts Hawaii tour bus driver, died at home.He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Saiki, brothers Robert N. Jr. and Sonny M., and sisters Arleen H. Contrades and Linda A. Uohara. Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:5 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Gordon Buddy Hanalei Kuia

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Oct. 22, 2014
GordonBuddy Hanalei Kuia, 66, of Maui, a McCabe, Hamilton & Renny and Matson supervisor at KahuluiHarbor, a Maui County Roads Division employee and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War. He was born on Lanai. He is survived by wife Peggy; son Daniel Kuia; daughter Lehua Gardanier; brothers John and Larry Kuia; sisters Gwenny Kauhaapo, LatriciaK. Camara and Gaylien Luft; and six grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Pukalani Baptist Church. Services:11 a.m. Private burial services.

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Mika Auauna Mailo

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Oct. 17, 2014
Mika Auauna Mailo, 61, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa.He is survived by companion Anuilagi Lotu, sons Pio Faamatau and Joe Galuvao, daughter Amy Felise, brothers Kolumane Fuimaono and Lailoa Samuelu, sisters Laifa Leota and Sia Leao, and nine grandchildren. Visitation:8 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary, 1150 Kiko­waena St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Light refreshments to follow. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, 848 4th St., Pearl City.

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Paul John McDowell

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Oct. 8, 2014
Paul John “Mack” McDowell, 59, of Nanakuli, formerly of Hauula, a Love’s Bakery production worker and former Patisserie and Sam’s Club supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rebecca; stepsons Laborett, Raymond, Remus, Liwai and Rudy; stepdaughters Lucille and Reena; father Paul D.; and sister Toni Lynn Wells. No services. Online condolences:oahumortuary.com.

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Edna Sakae De Mello

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Oct. 26, 2014
Edna Sakae De Mello, 93, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Duane; daughters Doris Fukui, Shirley Yamane and Kathleen Reis; brother Tadao “Kenneth” Endo; sister Barbara Miyose; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Norman K. Mitchell

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Oct. 26, 2014
NormanK. Mitchell, 58, of Nana­kuli died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Patrick J. Jr. and Jack C., and sister Leolani I. Services:9 a.m.-noon Friday at Kalaeloa Chapel, 2074 Lawiliwili St., Kapolei.

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Aylene S. Nabeta

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Nov. 2, 2014
Aylene S. Nabeta, 87, of Hilo, a retiredFirstHawaiian Bank clerk, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Nelson Y., daughter Mildred S.N. Matsuo, brother Richard Nakamura, sister Elsie Asuka, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Raquel Manaog Nicdao

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Oct. 12, 2014
Raquel Manaog “Nay” Nicdao, 75, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Eduardo; sons Emman­uel Ravello and Jeronimo and Edel Nicdao; daughters Emily Palis, Encarnita Ceniza, Ester Sisson and Jocelyn Nicdao; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Howard Masaichi Oshiro

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Oct. 26, 2014
Howard Masaichi Oshiro, 101, of Pukalani, Maui, a Maui County garages superintendent and a retired Fong’s Construction Co. shop superintendent, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Howard and Edward; daughters Eileen Taketa, Elsie Sakugawa, Linda Misaki and Audrey Cordeiro; sister Mildred Y. Higa; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Paia Rinzai ZenMission. Services:11 a.m. Condolences may be sent toballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Carmen Polido Piano

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Nov. 3, 2014
CarmenPolido “Rose” Piano, 77, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by brothers Pedro, John and Heriberto; and sisters Lucrecia Parilla and Maria Pico. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church inKahului. Mass:8 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Valerie Yukie Pua

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Nov. 4, 2014
Valerie Yukie (Andrade)Pua, 63, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Hoola Hama­kua. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Patrick, daughters Valerie M. and Patricia, brothers Lewis andDennis Andrade, and sisters Joan Dias-Souza and Doreen “Jessie”Anderson. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at DodoMortuary. Services:7 p.m. Graveside committal services and burial:10 a.m. Nov. 17 at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

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Virginia Ka‘eo Ripani

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Nov. 2, 2014
Virginia Ka‘eo Ripani, 86, of Pukalani, Maui, a licensed practical nurse in Kula Hospital, died. She was born in Hamoa, Maui She is survived by sons Pablo R. Jr. and Stephen K., four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Nov. 17 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:7:15 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 18 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao. Condolences may be sent to ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Manuel A. Rita

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Oct. 1, 2014
Manuel A. “Manny” Rita, 67, of Lihue, a mechanic and owner of shops inMaili and Pearl City, died in Lihue. He was born in Minda­nao, Philippines. He is survived by wife Teresita D.; sons Wilson D., Michael D. and Manuel D. Jr.; daughters Jessica D. Preza and Erlinda D. Rita; 19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jaime Aldrin Rubin

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Oct. 12, 2014
Jaime Aldrin Rubin, 54, of Las Vegas, a Swissport baggage handler, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Corey J. and Cody K.; mother Irene P.; fiancee Betty Santana; brothers Joseph Kalani and Russell Penna Jr.; sisters Jocelyn Pitts, Jana Alesna,Joni Lee, Juanita Pendergrass and Ethel, Kuulei and Millie Rubin; seven stepchildren; and five step-grandchildren. Public visitation:10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s of Padua, 148 Makawao St., Kailua. Mass:11 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire.No flowers.

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Harriet Nakamura Saito

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Oct. 5, 2014
Harriet Nakamura Saito, 87, of Honolulu, a retired pattern grader, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Dale; brothers Sonsei, Raymond S., Jack S., James K. and Roy Y. Nakamura; sister Betty N. Haya­shi; and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Theodore Susumu Saito

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Oct. 28, 2014
Theodore Susumu Saito, 70, of Aiea, a city Department of Design and Construction Waste Water Division retiree, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cheryl, sonKyle, brother Chester I. and sister Dr. Beverly Y. Robinson. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Services:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Lawrence Santos

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Oct. 16, 2014     
James Lawrence Santos, 74, of Kapolei, a retired Army master sergeant and retired civil service employee at Pearl Harbor, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by companion Francine M. Woodward, son Lawrence N., daughters Jamye Simpson and Melani Santos, brother Herbert, sister Violet Wallace, 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Cas­ual attire.

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Martin Albor Saragena

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Oct. 14, 2014
MartinAlbor Saragena, 80, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Timotea S.; sons Reginaldo, Santos and Martin; daughters Lucia Fuentes, Zenaida Fajardo, Laurencia Domingo and Esther Sanchez; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at MililaniMemorial Park, Waipio. Casual attire.

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Esther Masako Sato

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Oct. 20, 2014
Esther Masako Sato, 98, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Education professor emeritus, died in Honolulu. She was born in Paia, Maui.She is survived by son Dr. Brian K., daughters Joanne K. Fujii and Claire K. Cooper, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. No flowers.

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BUD SCELSA

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BUD SCELSA September 19,1946 – November 10, 2013 Mood Indigo, Ensenada, Semper paratus… and more! Always remembered Always fondly Cindy

Suzanne Noreen Sheppard

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Oct. 18, 2014
Suzanne Noreen Sheppard, 63, of Ewa Beach, a case manager for an adult home care company, died in the Queen’s Medical Center West.She was born in Fort Wayne, Ind. She is survived by mother Jean Prowant and brothers Michael J. and James E. Tarring. Private services.

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Julio Alog Ancheta Sr.

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Oct. 4, 2014
Julio Alog Ancheta Sr., 71, of Ewa Beach, a retired food service worker/housekeeping attendant, died in Aiea. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Catalina H., sons Ronald and Julio Jr., daughter Mary-EllenRubio, brother Santiago and sister Benita Menor. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian MemorialPark Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences:hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harold Earl Louis Sr.

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Oct. 19, 2014
Harold Earl Louis Sr., 90, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife AlbertaK., sons Harold Jr. and Edward, daughters Kathleen Hopkins and Harolyn Barnes, sister Sophie Rosin, 16 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Committal services:1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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