Archive for March 14th, 2015

Soledad Nagtalon Ancheta

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SOLEDAD NAGTALON ANCHETA Age 94, of Honolulu, HI, passed away February 9, 2015 in Waipahu, HI. Born April 28, 1920 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters, Florasol (Reynaldo) Damo, Florence (Benjamin) Peralta; brothers, Florendo Nagtalon, Efren (Kathy) Nagtalon; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grand- children. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (Mar 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 10:15 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Frances Leilani Aweau Ashley

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Feb. 3, 2015
Frances Leilani Aweau Ashley, 86, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Bradfrey “Gary,” Grayling, Danet and Myron; daughter Shelaine Carvalho; brother Julian Hipolito; 19 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery, Wahiawa. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Laurena Molina Calapini

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Feb. 19, 2015
Laurena Molina Calapini, 79, of Waipahu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Oliver and Ruel; daughters Lorna Molina, Milagros Cruz and Werlina Young; brothers Virgilio, Saturnino and Joel; sisters Miko Cruz and Precila Aquino; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. March 21 at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Rizal Dancel Castillo

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Feb. 26, 2015
Rizal Dancel Castillo, 93, of Waipahu, a traffic controller, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Isabelita J., sons John and James, daughter Jennifer and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 21 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Shepherd Leroy Donner

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Feb. 20, 2015
Shepherd Leroy Donner, 81, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jane H., son Jesse L., daughters Sarah H.L. Tachihata and Leslie L. Mcclung, sister Lucille Au-Donner and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 21 at Door of Faith Church, 2111 California Ave., Wahiawa. Services: 11 a.m.

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Marcelo “Ninoy” Lamug Duez

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MARCELO “NINOY” LAMUG DEUZ Age 42, of Honolulu, passed away February 17, 2015 in Honolulu. Born January 16, 1973 in Lataag, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was employed at Nishimoto Trading Company and an avid fisherman. He is survived by parents, Filemon and Florencia Deuz; brothers, Dominador (Corazon) Deuz, Joel (Lina) Deuz, Leonard Deuz, Diomedes Deuz; sisters, Marlyn (Joseph) Deuz- Bumanglag, Nelfa Deuz, Lina Deuz, Marites (Jeffrey) Fernandez. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday 3/20 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday 3/21 at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:00 noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Kwai Sim Fong

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Feb. 15, 2015
Kwai Sim Fong, 79, of Kaneohe died at home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Chee Kuong; daughters Dianna L.Y. Adur, Joanne F. Nishii and Christine L.S. Gee; brothers Kam Lau and Tim Yan Lum; sisters Rose Chong and Margret Flores; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Fred Shigeru Fujikane

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Feb. 15, 2015
Fred Shigeru Fujikane, 93, of Honolulu, a retired electronics technician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Islands Hospice Home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Gale S. Uechi and Emily C. Takishita, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Marjorie Yaeko Fujisaka

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Jan. 23, 2013
Marjorie Yaeko Fujisaka, 90, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Dennis, Terry and Milton; brothers George and Thomas Tanaka; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Stanley Isao Fujisaka

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Oct. 28, 2014
Stanley Isao Fujisaka, 92, of Pearl City, a retired Servco Hawaii salesman, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Dennis, Terry and Milton; brother Yoshiaki Noguchi; sisters Umeko Kamei and Sachie Shirai; companion Cyd; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty (Akiko) Miyagawa Fukushima

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BETTY (AKIKO) MIYAGAWA FUKUSHIMA 80, the last of seven siblings passed away on Friday, February 27th in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Born in Maui, HI on August 3, 1934 to Koichi and Sumiko Miyagawa. Shortly after graduating from McKinley High School in 1952, Betty Miyagawa married high school sweetheart, Clarence Fukushima. They got married and settled in Huntington Beach, California where they raised their two daughters. She is survived by her two daughters Lori, and Lyn, her 4 grandchildren, Kristin, Patrick, Cassidy, Nicholas, and two great grandchildren, Paige, Parker and her nieces and nephews. Betty Fukushima’s ashes will be scatterred off the coast of Newport Beach, California, in a private ceremony for immediate family.

Miles Kazuo Hamaoka

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Feb. 10, 2015
Miles Kazuo Hamaoka, 64, of Honolulu, a chiropractor and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Myrtle and brothers Neal, Randy and Lane. Private services.

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Pepe Ilalio

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Feb. 19, 2015
Pepe “Umu” Ilalio, 71, of Honolulu, deacon of Windward Samoan Congregational Church, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vailuutai, Western Samoa. He is survived by son Faatea; daughters Lesa Pualilo, Mereane Carlisle, Seneuefa Fealofani and Luapo Ilalio; brothers Iese Pualilo, and Olotaueva T. and Samuelu T. Togia; sisters Nofo Taimalie, Masani Afamasaga, and Lima T., Salote T., Sulami T., Luapo T. and Alofa T. Togia; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kimo Iokepa Jardin

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Dec. 1, 2014
Kimo Iokepa Jardin, 36, of Kauai, a state laborer, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by parents Gary and Heidi, and sister Ashley Kanoelani. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 9:45 a.m.

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Henry “Big Hank” Asinsin Jr

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HENRY BIG HANK ASINSIN, JR. Age 60, of Waianae, HI, passed away February 12, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born October 10, 1954 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by spouse, Leona P. Asinsin; sons, Randy G. K. (Kelly) Asinsin, Sr., Henry “Hank” N. (Lisa) Asinsin, III; daughters, Kelley Ann M. (Frankie) Santiago, Julie H. (Lisale) Paselio; brothers, Clyde T. (Donna) Asinsin, William J. “Bill” (Doreen) Asinsin; sisters, Lil “Lani” (George) Naki, Melonie S. Asinsin, Hollie W. (Gregory) Kamai; 8 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Mar. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Tommy Akana Jr.

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Jan. 26, 2015
Tommy Akana Jr., 98, of Honolulu, a retired sea captain and owner of Paradise Cruises, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. Burial at sea: 8:30 a.m. March 21 at Kewalo Basin Net Shed. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Donations suggested to Friends of Kewalos. For service information, contact Stacy “Duke” Akana at 206-660-1870 or Rocky Akana at 808-217-5624.

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Moses Kauwilaokalani Kaiawe

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March 6, 2015
Moses Kauwilaokalani “Moke” Kaiawe, 75, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a heavy equipment operator, coffee picker and Pukaana Congregational Church trustee, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kahaluu, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Andrew and Glenn; daughter Tracey-Lynn; sisters Fanny Duhaylongsod, Elizabeth Bannister and Lei Parker; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 21 at Makolea (former Kona Lagoon Hotel property). Services: 11 a.m. Parking is at the former Keauhou Beach Hotel. Casual attire. No alcoholic beverages on the premises.

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Mikela Kaiwi

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March 3, 2015
Mikela Kaiwi, 74, of Anahola, Kauai, a Hawaiian Tug & Barge tugboat captain, died. He was born in Pakala, Kauai. He is survived by wife Loisann; sons Michael and Jeffrey “Manu”; daughters Kehaulani and Sachiko Kaiwi, and Mapuana Pa; hanai daughters Sandy and Kendra; sisters Emalia Kanahele, Isabella Matayoshi and Myra Kaiwi; brothers George and Eugene; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 28 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.

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Diane Marie Kanuha

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Feb. 19, 2015
Diane Marie Kanuha, 53, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, owner of Sunlights Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by sons Clement III, Troy, Ty, Kyle, Alex and Cade; mother Barbara Sobaski; hanai mother Margaret Spencer; brothers Mike and Doug Sobaski; and sister Mary Lancaster. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. March 29 at Kahaluu Makai, north of the former Kona Lagoon Hotel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 4474, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.

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May Satsuki Kimura

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March 3, 2015
May Satsuki Kimura, 88, of Pearl City, a retired hairdresser and retired Foodland meat wrapper, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harold T., son Russell T., two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Yaeno Kinoshita

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Feb. 24, 2015
Yaeno “Louise” Kinoshita, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Haruko Nomura. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Japanese Buddhist services: 3 p.m. No monetary offerings.

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Herbert Isamu Kumano

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March 3, 2015
Herbert Isamu Kumano, 79, of Hilo, a retired laboratory technician for the University of Southern California and Glendale Community College, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jane, daughter Annette Kong, son Henry, brother Thomas, sister Sumie Sueishi and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Sean Lee

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SEAN LEE 34, beloved son and father was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Though his life was short, it was memorable and will be remembered fondly by his friends and family. He is survived by father James R. Lee, wife Misty, daughter Haley, mother Lisa Lee, sisters Jeannine and Janette, brothers James, Jeremy and Daniel, stepmother Marina Lee. Memorial services will be held in Portland Oregon on Saturday March 14th and in Honolulu at Oahu Cemetery on March 21st at 10am.

Mildred Gail Lu

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March 11, 2015
Mildred Gail Lu, 73, of Honolulu, a registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kennesaw, Ga. She is survived by daughters Katherine Gail Lu and Rebecca Lu Roy, brother Fred Robertson Jr. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Alice Aiko Masuda

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March 3, 2015
Alice Aiko Masuda, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Kapalama Elementary School secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert Y. and sister Betty Shinkawa. Private services.

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Theodore Osamu Nakamoto

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Feb. 25, 2015
Theodore Osamu Nakamoto, 82, of Aiea, a retired city graphic artist, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary M., sons Daniel F. and Mark Y., brother Warren and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazue K. Nakata

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March 10, 2015
Kazue K. Nakata, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. She is survived by husband Harry M.; daughters Linda and Cheryl Nakata, and Adele Silliman; and sisters Keiko Kanemoto and Masako Ichikawa. Private services. No donations.

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Gary Takashi Nojima

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March 3, 2015
Gary Takashi Nojima, 70, of Kailua, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard mason and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Darlene A., daughter Darnelle Chung, sister Hedy Miyata and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lorraine Cecilia Salrin

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March 2, 2015
Lorraine Cecilia Salrin, 78, of Hilo, a retired Kuakini Medical Center admissions clerk, former educational administrator for Olomana School and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dana and Darren Kenny, daughters Rhonda Pagan and Robin Mehan, brothers Dennis Ginden and Eugene Gould, 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Ernest Minoru Shimizu

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March 3, 2015
Ernest Minoru Shimizu, 68, of Hilo, an insurance salesman for William F. Jones Insurance Agency and Crown Life Insurance Co., a motorcycle safety instructor and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Jennifer, sisters Sharon Nomura and Susan Nakayama, brother Stanley and two step-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Urn committal services: 9 a.m. March 23 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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