Archive for August 8th, 2015

Michael Bruce Alves

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July 12, 2015
Michael Bruce Alves, 57, of Pearl City, a retired Air Force staff sergeant and a Navy Lodge employee, died at home. He was born in Wareham, Mass. He is survived by wife Lori-Ann Y.; sons George M.K. and Eric A.H.; daughter Liane M.T. Veyera; brothers Mark, Kevin and Guy; sister Sharron Stout; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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James Kazuo Amimoto

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Aug. 2, 2015
James Kazuo Amimoto, 86, of Puhi, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puhi. He is survived by wife Lillian, son Alton, daughter Denise Nako, sister Shigeno Kuboyama and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Lihue Hongwanji Temple. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Valeria Raso Caparoso

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July 22, 2015
Valeria Raso Caparoso, 85, of Waipahu, a homemaker and former commissary employee at Barbers Point, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frederick; sons Frederick Jr., Barry, Randal, Daniel and Christian; daughters Cynthia Gaitley and Leslie Martin; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Arcadia Ildefonso Crisostomo

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July 7, 2015
Arcadia Ildefonso Crisostomo, 91, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by sons Ernesto, Rodrigo, Cordero and Gilbert; daughters Aurelia Paelma, Remy Espiritu, Cora Dupitas and Ardelia Dunlap; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Daniel P. Fola

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July 14, 2015
Daniel P. Fola, 31, of Ewa Beach, an entrepreneur, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Torrance, Calif. He is survived by parents Jerry and Limasui, and brothers David, Denver, Delanor and Desi Fola, and Delrey Iuli. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Saburo Fukunaga

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July 11, 2015
Saburo “Sabu” Fukunaga, 90, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired welder at the former Kau Sugar Co. and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by sister Yoneko Sakai. Private services.

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Arnold Green

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ARNOLD GREEN Was born in Newark, New Jersey. He attended Antioch College and then went on to do his graduate studies in Social Anthropology at Harvard University. Arnold spent two years in Sri Lanka studying Theravada Buddhism. When he returned from his fieldwork, he met his future wife Linda in Honolulu, Hawaii. Arnold then started a long career of teaching at the University of Rochester, in Rochester NY; Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY; Chaminade University of Honolulu; and the University of Hawaii. While at Hobart and William Smith Colleges he was awarded a prestigious award for excellence in teaching, and a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer program to study religion. He retired to Eugene, Oregon briefly before moving to Los Angeles. He is survived by his son, Matt Green, of Seattle, WA; daughter Lissa Sorenson of Alameda, CA; his sister Nina Rosenfield of Los Angeles; granddaughters, Makalya and Violet Sorenson; and nephews and nieces. Arnold died unexpectedly July 9, 2015 of heart failure in Los Angeles.

Yukie Hiraki

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July 3, 2015
Yukie Hiraki, 96, of Hilo died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Gary; daughters Barbara Yamato, Judy Suzuki and Arlene Miyake; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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CLARENCE “CHOKIE” TAKEO ICHIOKA

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CLARENCE CHOKIE TAKEO ICHIOKA Age 88, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away July 7, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born January 11, 1927 in Wahiawa, HI. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard as a equipment specialist. He is survived by son, Stephen "Steve" "Beava" Ichioka; daughter, Janice (Dean) Fukawa; brother, Yoshikiyo Nishizaki; daughter-in- law, Lenora Ichioka; 3 grand- children. Visitation 5:00 p.m., Thursday (Aug. 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:00 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers please.

Robert Reed Way III

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Aug. 2, 2015
Robert Reed Way III, 57, of Honolulu, a drywall and tile installer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by sisters Mary K. Junk and Deborah Pacheco. Services pending.

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Denise Mahealani Jamora

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June 29, 2015
Denise Mahealani “Nise” Jamora, 47, of Mililani, a HomeStreet Bank employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers John Lopez, and Francis, David and William Jamora; and sisters Laurie Lopez and Myrna Jamora. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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WINONA “TUTU” BLANCHE LEIALOHA KAMAI

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$nameWINONA TUTU BLANCHE LEIALOHA KAMAI February 16. 1936 - July 21. 2015 Winona "Tutu" Blanche Leialoha Kamai, 79, of Palolo, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2015. Born February 16, 1936 to Gilbert Stanley Nobrega and Mary Leialoha Kahoe in Honolulu. She graduated from the Sacred Hearts Academy class of 1954. Marrying the love of her life, Heine lkaika Kamai on June 4, 1955 and together they raised their four D's, David, Dwynn, Dana and Devin. They have one granddaughter, Cheyane Haunani, who has always been the pride of their lives and apple of their eyes. Tutu was a Lifelong Member of 'Ahahui 'O Ka'ahumanu, Hale 'O Na Ali'i and the Waikiki Hawaiian Civic Club; she was also a member of Ewa Pu'uloa Hawaiian Civic Club; Nona served on the O'ahu District Council and the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs; she was a former board member of the CYO, Damien Museum and St. Patrick's Church where she was a member of their Pastoral Council, Finance Commtttee, Outreach Volunteer, a Eucharistic Minister as well as a Homebound Eucharistic Minister and an integral part of their RCIA Team; she was also a former Girl Scout Leader at St Patrick's School while her daughters were young. She worked at Catholic Social Services now called Catholic Charities and retired from Catholic Diocese of Hawaii after serving for 25 years. She had a great love for her family which also included a large "hanai" family and was very proud of her children and granddaughter. She is survived by sons, David lkaika and Devin lliki Kamai; daughters, Dwynn Leialoha and Dana "Kaleo" Kamai; grand- daughter, Cheyane Haunani Kamai; sisters, Marilyn (George) Cabatic, Gilberta (Larry) Limasa, Myrna (Marshall) Colbert and Cherle (Kimo) Kaholokula; brothers, Herman Meyer and Archie Tanabe; hanai 'ohana, Liane Davidson, Paulette Kahana, Kaleo Akim Hanohano, Charmaine Silva, Julie-Beth Ako and Father Bob Stark; many nieces and nephews; preceded in death by husband, Heine lkaika Kamai; sister, Nellie Tanabe and brother, Gilbert Nobrega. Services: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 @ Mary, Star of the Sea Church. Visitation: 10:00 - 11:00a.m. Mass: 11:00a.m. Burial: 12:45p.m. @ Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery. Attire: Aloha. Flower and lei welcome. The Kamai 'Ohana wishes to thank each and every one of you for the love and friendship you have shared with our Mom throughout her lifetime. She cherished all of you.

Seiichi Joe Kiyabu

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July 21, 2015
Seiichi Joe Kiyabu, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired boilermaker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Myles and brother Tadashi. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Frank Salvatore Margolati

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July 31, 2015
Frank Salvatore Margolati, 97, of Kailua, an FMC Corp. retiree, died at home. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by wife Helen L., son David B., daughters Frances S. Margolati and Andrea L. Borgioli, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services pending in California and Hawaii. Donations suggested to the Willed Body Program at the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine or St. Francis Hospice.

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Andrew Kui Marte

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July 2, 2015
Andrew Kui Marte, 60, of Honolulu, a kupuna at Ke’alakupaoa o kapu hala, died at home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by sisters Lydia M. Yee, Felicia Karlegan and Rosalin Marte-Smith. Services to be held in Colma, Calif. For more information, contact Rosie Marte-Smith at 503-258-7529 or email rosiemarte@hotmail.com.

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Lydia Susan McCoy

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June 2, 2015
Lydia Susan McCoy of Kamuela, Hawaii, an employee at The Downtown Copy Service, Honolulu Academy of Arts and Reyn’s Men’s Wear, died. She was born in Santa Monica, Calif. She is survived by husband David, son David Jr. and daughter MacKenzie. Private services.

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Paul Gabriel Medeiros

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July 3, 2015
Paul Gabriel Medeiros, 69, of Honolulu, a sales employee and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Kathryn M., daughter Kristi K. and brother Dennis Cabral. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Star of the Sea, 4470 Aliikoa St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Francesco Nanci

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July 27, 2015
Francesco Nanci, 78, of Kailua-Kona, owner of Tony’s Delicatessen in Montebello, Calif., died at home. He was born in Pianopoli, Italy. He is survived by wife Charlene, daughters Tiziana and Loredana, 11 brothers and sisters, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robin Julius Pedrazzini

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July 31, 2015
Robin Julius “Bob” Pedrazzini, 68, of Kailua-Kona, a property manager and investor in property, died at home. He was born in Richmond, Calif. He is survived by daughter Bridgitte Willard, hanai brother Ev Fritz and a grandchild. Private services.

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Elise F. Scupholm

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June 19, 2015
Elise F. Scupholm, 87, of Honolulu, a civilian employee for the Army, died at home. She was born in Pueblo, Colo. She is survived by niece Carol Orr. Private services.

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Malepelepe S.F. Sesepasara

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July 5, 2015
Malepelepe S.F. “Lepe” Sesepasara, 65, of Aiea, an Island Movers retiree and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Jason Saunders, Francis Sesepasara and Malepelepe Sesepasara Jr.; daughters Teela Shimasaki, Maleyna Ronzio and Faatuiese Sesepasara; father the Rev. Siaosi I. Mageo; brother Poe Mageo; sisters Daiana S. Aitaoto, Taufou and Eseta M. Lutu, Sera Tauinaola, Aiga Puni, Arlene M. Vili, Simeanoa M. McFall and Ruth Mageo; and 12 grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at 99-041 Kalaloa St. No. 6-E, Aiea. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Perry Terado

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July 3, 2015
David Perry Terado, 88, of Hilo, retired owner of David’s Taxi, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son David P. Nii, daughter Lydia M.R., brothers Gilbert and Wayne Abalos, sister Dolly Best, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. For more information, call 315-4918. Condolences may be sent care of David P. Nii, 79 Liliuokalani Lane, Hilo, HI 96720. Additional information for an obituary published July 20.

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WATARU UENO

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WATARU UENO 75, of Corona, CA passed away August 3, 2015. He was born in Waimea, Kauai on December 24, 1939. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Evelyn; son, Dale (Melissa) Ueno; daughter, Christie (Bart) Black; and granddaughters, Madison and Katrina Ueno, and Audrey and Sophia Black.

Irene S. Quinones Ujimori

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July 7, 2015
Irene S. Quinones Ujimori, 80, of Waianae, a Kaiser Permanente retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Arnold Jr. and Lawrence; daughters Veronica, Shirley, Jennifer and Susan Ujimori, Beverly Ujimori-Gonsalves and Carlin Ujimori-Kaeo; brother Frank Quinones III; sisters Sister Linda Quinones, Doris Ng and Beverly Ang; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:45 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wallace Chew Mung Yuen

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July 9, 2015
Wallace Chew Mung Yuen, 85, of Honolulu, a claims adjuster, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eleanor M.; sons Leonard and Bernard; daughter Leona; sisters Elizabeth Young, Margaret Ching and Flora Chun; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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