Archive for August 20th, 2015

George Ashton

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July 13, 2015
George “Duke” Ashton, 87, of Honolulu, a retired clothing salesman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ohio. He is survived by companion Missy and sister Sandy Grodin. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday on the beach to the Ewa side of the Sheraton-Waikiki Hotel; scattering of ashes from the Mai-Tai Catamaran.

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Monico Abanto Bacani

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Aug. 9, 2015
Monico Abanto “Moning” Bacani, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Gyotaku Restaurant dishwasher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Norman and Emmanuel; daughter Monette Bautista; mother Maria; brothers Avelino, Raymundo, Federico Jr., Ernesto and Nestor; sisters Marilou Manuel, Tessie Balon and Marites Bacani; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, Salt Lake. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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ISIDORO BATACAN BARAYUGA

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$nameISIDORO BATACAN BARAYUGA Age 87, of Mililani, HI, passed away July 31, 2015 in Wahiawa. Born April 1, 1928 in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Ironworker, Local 625, with 35 years of service. Also a Korean War veteran. He is survived by spouse, Marcelina Barayuga; son, Andrew Barayuga; daughters, Josie Barayuga, Catherine (Patrick) Calio, Minerva (Tracy Smith) Barayuga; grandchildren, Nathaniel Calio, Brandon Smith, John Barayuga, Gabriel Smith, Noah Calio, William Barayuga, James Barayuga, Victoria Barayuga, Bianca Calio, Isabella Smith, Sophia Calio, Cecelia Calio; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation 9:15 a.m., Tuesday (Aug. 25) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani). Eulogy 10:30 a.m. Mass 11:00 a.m. Committal service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Heart Association or St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, Mililani. Aloha attire.

Brandon P. Cabanit

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July 12, 2015
Brandon P. Cabanit, 34, of Las Vegas died in Las Vegas. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by parents Amor T. and Delia C., brother Gavin and sister Amy Lastimosa. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waopio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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LIGAYA ASUNCION CALAMAYAN

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LIGAYA ASUNCION CALAMAYAN Age 64, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 6, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born July 11, 1950 in Luyao, Luna, Isabela, Philippines. Retired from Del Monte Fresh Produce. She is survived by husband, Manuel M. Calamayan; daughter, Melisa (Nathaniel) Soriano; son, Eric A. Calamayan; brothers, Faustino (Vicky) Omnes, Nicolas (Madeline) Omnes, Vergilio (Mercy) Omnes; sisters, Adoracion (Pablo) Ramoran, Darlina (Anacleto) Gumayagay, Venancia A. Rivera, Aguida A. Rivera; 1 granddaughter. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Tuesday (Aug. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m., Wednesday (Aug. 26) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

ROSE WONG CHOW

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ROSE WONG CHOW Age 91, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away July 4, 2015 in Wahiawa. Born November 25, 1923 in Wahiawa, HI. Retired from Hickam Air Force Base and Pearl Education Center. She is survived by sons, Alfred (Chiquita) Chow, Clarence Chow; daughters, Evelyn Picciano, Sandra Ashpole, Gwen (Bruce) Martin, Laverne (Richard) Barros; 1 brother; 4 sisters; 15 grand- children; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (Aug. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Prayer service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Brent Kainoa Davis

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BRENT KAINOA DAVIS Age 61, of Ho'olehua, Moloka'i, was called home on August 14, 2015 in Honolulu. He was born in Ho'olehua, Moloka'i. He was the owner of Davis & Sons Towing and Molokai Porta Potties. Visitation will be held from 9:30 am 11:00 am on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kaunakakai; service will begin at 11:00 am; burial to follow. Brent is survived by his wife, Cheryl; three sons; Jared (Emilie) Davis, Jeremie Davis, and Justes Davis; eight grandchildren; Jhaymie, Kea'a, Ko'i, Makani, Kawena, Miliopuna, Ace, and Wyatt Davis; and brother, Wesley Davis.

Harry Joseph Estrella

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Aug. 18, 2015
Harry Joseph Estrella, 56, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. equipment operator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by mother Rosaline, brother Frank Jr. and sisters Cecelia Perreira, RoseMary Estrella and Bernie Rebo. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Frederick Jay Gilbert

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Aug. 3, 2015
Frederick Jay “Fred” Gilbert, 93, of Honolulu, a retired property manager and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in New York. He is survived by a nephew. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Charles William Higdon

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Feb. 7, 2015
Charles William Higdon, 71, of Alexandria, Va., a retired Navy master chief petty officer electronics technician and a Defense Technology Inc. analyst in logistics, died in Fort Belvoir, Va. He was born in Chatsworth, Ga. He is survived by wife Faye; son Damien; daughters Carla Okouchi, Danica King and Nalani Staats; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Presbyterian Church, 95-410 Kuahelani Ave. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to MVPC Capital Fund, Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, 2001 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria, VA 22306-2721.

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Kenko Kina

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Aug. 8, 2015
Kenko Kina, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Kapiolani Community College instructor and an Army veteran, died. He was born in South Hilo. He is survived by wife Fumiko, sons Stephen and Nathan, brother Tatsuo and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mildred Masue Kiyuna

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Aug. 3, 2015
Mildred Masue Kiyuna, 78, of Hilo died in a private care home in Hilo. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by brothers Mark K., Tom and Wally; and sister Eunice Ishii. Urn committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Moiliili Japanese Cemetery, Honolulu. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tecla Lum

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Aug. 2, 2015
Tecla “Lalie” Lum, 82, of Pearl City died in Waikele. She was born in Binondo, Manila. She is survived by husband Bert O.L., daughters Leilani Pereira and Rosalie Oshiro, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 9 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Irene L. Machado

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Aug. 9, 2015
Irene L. Machado, 70, of Pearl City, a retired cashier, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David P.; daughters Laureen Machado and Christine Cambra; mother Lillian H. Shelton; brothers James Jr., Fred, Darrel, Jeffrey and Wayne Shelton; sisters Debra Silva, Nora Gaylord, Harriet Shelton and Cheryl Braithwaite; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Conception Galvez McGee

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July 17, 2015
Conception Galvez “Orosco” McGee, 88, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George Orosco Jr. and Lance E. McGee, daughters Cynthia J. Quiocho and Carla L. Razon, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waopio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Sheila Rosalia Molina

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July 29, 2015
Sheila Rosalia “Chili” Molina, 54, of Pearl City, a state Department of Education custodian at Pearl City Elementary School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Priscilla; companion Nora Galario; brothers David Jr., Joey, Leo, John, Alfred and Freddie; sisters Linda Reyes, Renee Molina and Leah Girangaya; and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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JONATHAN MICHAEL O’NEIL

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$nameJONATHAN MICHAEL O'NEIL Jonathan Michael O'Neil born on Tuesday the 14th of June 1994 at Madigan Army Hospital, Fort Lewis, Washington died on Monday the 6th of July 2015 in Mililani, Hawaii. He was the much loved son of Vernon and Sharon O'Neil and the brother of Andrew and David O'Neil. Jonathan was a graduate of the Wahiawa Adult Community School at Leilehua High School. He played a variety of sports and enjoyed hanging out with his friends. He worked a variety of jobs to include Subway, Chili's, K-Mart and worked recently remodeling hotel rooms in downtown Waikiki. Jonathan's smile and love of life will be missed. Jonathan's visitation will take place on Friday evening, the 21st of August at the Mililani Mortuary and Cemetery at the Mauka Chapel. The visitation will begin at 6:30 p.m. and go until 9:00 p.m. There will be a quick service followed by a time to share stories and light refreshments will be served. Jonathan's funeral service will be held at the Wapio Grace Brethren Church located at 95-035 Waimakua Drive, Mililani, HI 96789. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. and those attending are asked to begin arriving at 9:30 a.m. Flowers will be accepted and can be sent or brought to the Mililani Mortuary and Cemetery on Friday the 21st of August.

Yukio Oshiro

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Aug. 11, 2015
Yukio “Ahfook” Oshiro, 91, of Pearl City died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sister Pauline Sunahara. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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David Michael Pantohan

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June 10, 2015
David Michael Pantohan, 43, of Ewa Beach, a farmworker, will be remembered at a Mass at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Tina Dias and sisters Dominique and Drianna. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday. Luncheon to follow the Mass. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Robin Laverne Sakai

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July 22, 2015
Robin Laverne Sakai, 44, of Mililani, a Department of Defense vehicle inspector at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, and an Air Force veteran, died in Mililani. She was born in Travis County, Texas. She is survived by husband Lester M.; sons Kahala H. and Kalani K. Pasco, and Christopher M. Sakai; daughters Leilani M. Pasco and Leiolani M. Goebel; parents Loren L. Driskell and Krystal L. McKinney; stepmother Maureen L. Driskell; brothers Todd A. Miller, Loren R. and Roger A. Driskell, and Michael L., Charles N., Matthew D. and Nathan A. McKinney; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Kakuichi Shimabukuro

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June 29, 2015
Kakuichi “Shima” Shimabukuro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired equipment specialist supervisor for the U.S. Army Depot in Sagamihara, Japan, and a retired state Department of Transportation mechanic, died in Honolulu. He also was an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company C, 100th Battalion. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Alan T., daughter Susan M. Morita, brothers Bill K. Shima ad Dick R. Ede, sister Bettie S. Reque, and three grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Gladys Manulani Valdez

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July 27, 2015
Gladys Manulani Valdez, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Richard, Don, Glenn and Arick; sister Geraldine Hubbard; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Caroline Kiyomi Yamasaki

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July 30, 2015
Caroline Kiyomi Yamasaki, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. administrative assistant, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua House. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Albert, daughters Lisa Haneda and Laurie Imanaka, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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