Archive for November 6th, 2015

Shigeko Abe

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Oct. 21, 2015
Shigeko Abe, 95, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Clayton, daughter Lucinda Otsuka and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Cleofas Boso Amaral

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Nov. 1, 2015
Cleofas Boso “Cleo” Amaral, 64, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker and former Agro Resources Inc. employee, died at home. She was born in Caibiran, Leyte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Raymond Jr., daughter Maria M. Durch, brother Robert Olaybar and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Nobuko Arakaki

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Sept. 24, 2015
Nobuko Arakaki, 93, of Pepee\0xADkeo, Hawaii, a retired sugar plantation laborer, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roy, Alton, Earl and Carl; daughters Gladys Hamamura and Doris Grace; brother Joe Nishihira; sisters Ayako Nakamura, Harue Nolen and Alice Kameya; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flower. No monetary offerings.

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Bennett Dale Baird

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Oct. 30, 2015
Bennett Dale “Ben” Baird, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who served in the Vietnam War and a state social services system analyst, died in Honolulu. He was born in Beaver Dam, Ky. He is survived by son Wade, daughter Stacy L. and two grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in California. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaii Food Basket or the American Heart and Lung Association.

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Olga Macasaet Castanares

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Oct. 21, 2015
Olga Macasaet Castanares, 83, of Kapolei died in Aiea. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Rodolfo; sons Carlo and Carmelo; daughters Carmela Gonzales and Carol Castanares; brothers Raul Macasaet and Jose Macasaet Jr.; sisters Sari Orleans, Czarina Robinson and Ruth Gustilo; and four grandchildren. Inurnment: 1 p.m today at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Frank Raymond Castro

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Nov. 1, 2015
Frank Raymond Castro, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Bakersfield, Calif. He is survived by wife Gloria, stepson Keith Wilkinson, brother Fred and sister Virgina Rodriguez. Services to be held in Bakersfield. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Melinda Ann Alesna Domagsac

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Oct. 4, 2015
Melinda Ann Alesna Domagsac, 64, of Waianae died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bobby Daguro and David Carter; daughters Rilyndah Domagsac and Shanarae Daguro; brothers Victorio Saclot, Rudy Domogsac and Paul Domagsac; and sisters Renalda S. Aliviado, Lucy D. Sumile and Caroline D. Rosario. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nancy Leihuanani Dosono

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Oct. 21, 2015
Nancy Leihuanani Dosono, 47, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Sepeti Lalahi Jr., son Joshua Seabury, daughters Sharon L.M. Dosono and Theresa Boone, brother Lloyd, sister Desree and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Danielle Luukia Halas

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Oct. 10, 2015
Danielle Luukia Halas, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired Shriners Hospital for Children human resources personnel, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Samuel and sisters Barbara Kema and Velma Roberts. No services. Condo\0xADlences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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FRANK RAYBURN HOOD

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FRANK RAYBURN HOOD Age 88, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 4, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born July 23, 1927 in Columbia, TN. Frank was retired from the United States Navy Submarine Service and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 67. He was a lifetime member of the Fleet Reserve Association, United States Submarine Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans. He is survived by wife, Laura Hood; sons, Wendall (Cynthia) Hood, Ross Hood; daughter, Lucy (Harold) Miles; 8 grand- children; 7 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tues. (Nov. 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Setsuko Iinuma

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Oct. 29, 2015
Setsuko Iinuma, 90, of Waianae, a retired bookkeeper, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Shelley T. Private services.

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Duane Jorde

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Oct. 15, 2015
Duane Jorde, 64, of Honolulu, a Goodwill Industries of Hawaii program assistant and a caregiver, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Dakota. He is survived by mother Ann and brothers Gary, Dennis and Kevin. Private services. Donations suggested to Goodwill Industries of Hawaii.

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Henry Shigeru Kurosawa

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Oct. 26, 2015
Henry Shigeru Kurosawa, 80, of Honolulu, a retired federal government electrician and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kualapuu, Molokai. He is survived by brother Lawrence and sisters Tokio Uemura, Kiyono Iwamoto, Alice Brown and Amy Sugihara. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Alfred Soyei Kutaka

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Oct. 3, 2015
Alfred Soyei Kutaka, 77, of Pearl City, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by wife Elaine, daughters Dawn and Caryn, stepson Grant Miyamoto, stepdaughters Jennifer Hall and Michelle Alferez, and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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C. Lyn Lewis

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Oct. 30, 2015
C. Lyn Lewis, 85, of Honolulu, an artist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ohio. She is survived by son Ronald, brother Roger Bertke, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Dora Han Lum

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Oct. 3, 2015
Dora Han Lum, 95, of Carlsbad, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a Korean translator with the Hawaii Department of Immigration and Naturalization and a deputy for the federal courts, died in Carlsbad. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Elliott, daughters Carrie Tillett and Lynnette Jordan, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life held.

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Evelyn Laride Nakamura

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Oct. 21, 2015
Evelyn Laride Nakamura, 85, of Pearl City, a loan officer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Goro, daughter Lovelyn Salus, brother Henry Laride and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tomeki Nishida

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Oct. 17, 2015
Tomeki Nishida, 76, of Kula, Maui, an Air Force veteran, died in Kula. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons David and Kevin, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Doris Jean O’Brien

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Oct. 16, 2015
Doris Jean O’Brien, 93, of Kaneohe, a teacher and director of the Hawaii Education Association, died. She was born in Lansing, Mich. She is survived by sons Matthew Jewell, and Tim and Martin O’Brien; daughters Evalyn Mehta, Monica Mahelona, Patricia Mary Worthington, Margaret and Kathleen O’Brien, and Colette O’Brien-Vaez; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mitsu Marie Papayoanou

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Nov. 1, 2015
Mitsu Marie Papayoanou, 80, of Kailua, a homemaker and religious educator with the Catholic Diocese of Honolulu, died in Kailua. She was born in New York City. She is survived by husband James, sons Mark and Eric, daughter Kim Williams, brothers Michael and Peter Fujimoto, sister Elizabeth Fujimoto and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 3:15 p.m. Thursday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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GILBERT LEROY PRYOR

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GILBERT LEROY PRYOR 5/30/20 10/30/15 Passed away peacefully at home on the 66th wedding anniversary to his beloved wife, Grace. Gilbert was an avid athlete and family man. Gilbert is survived by James Pryor and Kathy Crawford and a loving ohana.

Geraldine Kalehua Young Relator

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Sept. 30, 2015
Geraldine Kalehua Young Relator, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired City Bank financial collector, died in Kailua. She was born in Koolaupoko. She is survived by son Philip P., daughters Charlene L. Corales and Sheila L. Vierra, 14 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tammy Naomi Sagayaga

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Oct. 2, 2015
Tammy Naomi Sagayaga, 43, of Honolulu, a supervisor at Advance Micro Image System Hawaii, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edgar C.; sons Zachary J.F. and Jayden K.E.; mother Mildred Yoshimura; brothers Alvin, Kevin and Dennis Yoshimura; and sisters Iris Yoshimura and Arlyn Takabayashi. Visitation: 5 p.m. today at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Jeanette Yoshiko Shimizu

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Oct. 16, 2015
Jeanette Yoshiko Shimizu, 87, of Mililani died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Craig and Gary, daughter Linda Juliano, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kiyoshi Teruya

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Oct. 19, 2015
Kiyoshi “Charley” Teruya, 87, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter for Paul S. Teruya Co. and an Army veteran, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kinuko, son Larry H. Miyagi, daughter April Y. Cabarloc, brother Paul S., sister Gloria K. Matayoshi and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Victoria Weber

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Oct. 24, 2015
Victoria “Vickie” Weber, 98, of Aiea, a retired line worker at a fruit cannery, died in Aiea. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Sally V. George, sister Theresa Sackett, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Barbara Kay Wolz

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Oct. 25, 2015
Barbara Kay Wolz, 67, of Honolulu, a registered nurse and a United Airlines stewardess, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Missouri. She is survived by daughters Claudia E. Livingston, Natalie W.F. Jones and Nicole F. McGillin. No services. Condo\0xADlences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Ileen Ruth Wong

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Oct. 20, 2015
Ileen Ruth Wong, 67, of Waimanalo, a retired nuclear director at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Kailua. She was born in Boscobel, Wis. She is survived by sons Mark Updike, Jeffrey “Kale” and Ragen Wong, and Charles “Chuck” Wong Jr.; daughters Roni Aquino and Viola Wong; brother Jim Rounds; sisters Linda Peterson, June Muzzi, Joyce Roth, Jane Pink and Mary Scanlan; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kiyono Haimoto Yoshina

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Oct. 22, 2015
Kiyono Haimoto “Auntie Kay” Yoshina, 91, of Hilo died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Tadashi Haimoto and sisters Shizuko “Sue” Hohu, Yaeko Hose, Violet Sakamoto and Leatrice Muronaka. Private services.

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Kiyono Haimoto Yoshina

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Oct. 22, 2015
Kiyono Haimoto “Auntie Kay” Yoshina, 91, of Hilo died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Tadashi Haimoto and sisters Shizuko “Sue” Hohu, Yaeko Hose, Violet Sakamoto and Leatrice Muronaka. Private services.

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