Archive for December 7th, 2016

ANTONIO “TONY” ABECENDARIO BAYONA

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 ANTONIO Age 90, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away on November 4, 2016 in Honolulu. Born June 8, 1926 in La Carlota, Negros Occidental, Philippines. Retired from Navy Public Works and State of Hawaii DAGS, and a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by wife, Rosalina Vios Bayona; sons, Homer (Ada) Bayona, Paul (Carla) Razon, Carl (Judy) Razon; daughters, Lucy Bayona, Robyn (Wendell) Staszkow, Rosemary (George Terry) DeCosta; brothers, Nicanor (Maria Luz) Bayona, Victorino (Fely) Bayona, Eriberto (Belle) Bayona; sisters, Loreta Bayona, Corazon (Rodolfo) Deles; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 11) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 12) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani); mass 11:00 a.m. Committal service to follow 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Harold E Chong

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92, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2016. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired from the Department of Education after more than 30 years of service as a principal, teacher and coach. He is survived by sisters, Angie and Mona; brother, Donald; daughter Marla, son Lloyd; four grand- children and five great-grand- children. He is preceded in death by his wife Maybelle. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

James J.M. Chow

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87, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, passed November 8, 2016. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, he is survived by wife, Daphne; daughters Leona Chinen and Liane Kong; 4 grandchildren and 2 great- grandsons. Visitation 9:30AM; Services 10:30AM. 12/9/16 at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery at 1PM. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Agnes Eun Soon Rho Chun

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 Agnes Eun Soon Rho ChunAge 91, passed away on November 26, 2016 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She held various supervisory accounting positions, including that of Comptroller in the Pacific Third Fleet. She is survived by son Marcus C.S. (Susan) Chun, daughter Robyn Y.S. Chun, and two grandchildren, Christopher S.J. Chun and Kimberly C.H. Chun. She is predeceased by husband Soon Ho Chun and daughter Laurene Y.S. Brown. Services will be held at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel on December 14, 2016. Visitation 9AM; Service 10AM. Casual Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Takako Crocker

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88, of Honolulu, Hawaii died in Honolulu on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. She was born in Japan. Private Services.
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Theresa Marie English

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66, of Hakalau, Hawaii died in Hilo on Monday, October 24, 2016. She was born in Saskatchewan, Canada. Visitation: 10:30a.m. to 12:00p.m.; Services: 12:00p.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Hilo Coast United Church of Christ.
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Frederick Chokichi Fukuhara

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79, of Honolulu, passed away on November 14, 2016 in Honolulu. Born in Aiea, he was a retired City and County of Honolulu, Board of Water Supply Automotive Division Chief. He is survived by his son, Troy; daughter, Kim (Chad) Koyanagi; grandchildren, Justin and Jayden Fukuhara; brothers, Charles (Rosie) and George (Lei) Fukuhara and sister, Betty Ishii. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 6:00 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Inc.

Eileen Hatsune Fukumoto

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88, of Honolulu, passed away on December 3, 2016. Born in Kona, Hawaii, she was a retired assistant funeral director for Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Inc. Preceded in death by her husband, Kuniichi and daughter, Claire Kaneshiro, she is survived by her son, Keith (Kathy) Fukumoto; grandchildren, Kalvin Fukumoto, Valerie (Emerson Cascayan) Kaneshiro, Jennifer Simpson and Kimberly (Joshua) Pullins; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Ted (Jane), Edward (Jean) and George (Agnes) Uemura; sisters, Madeline Tanaka and Ellen Tanioka. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Inc.

EDITH M. HASEGAWA

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Age 75, of Pearl City, HI, passed away on November 17, 2016 in Aiea. Born November 18, 1940 in Puunene, HI. She was employed by the Law Office of Matsuo & Glen Takabuki. She is survived by husband, Richard Hasegawa; son, Wade Hasegawa; daughters, Shari Hasegawa, Kelsie (Darren) Saiki; brother, Michael Kamada; sisters, Erma (Ronald) Soma, Janis (Colin) Hiranaga, Lois Kamada, Jessica Burns; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Amy Nobuko Hikichi

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Age 93, of Waikele, passed away unexpectedly at The Queen's Medical Center (West) on November 21, 2016. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She was employed at the Navy Exchange Cafeteria at Barber's Point until her retirement. Amy was preceded in death by her husband, Yoshio, and son, Roy. She is survived by daughters, Julie and Susan, of Waikele, and sister, Michiko Kurihara, and numerous nieces and nephews in Japan. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Gladys Wakayo Ishihara

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92, of Honolulu, passed away on November 5, 2016. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, she was a homemaker. Preceded in death by her husband, Takashi Ishihara, she is survived by her sons, Alan, John and Glenn (Julie) Ishihara; daughter, Anne (Guy) Sakamoto; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services to be held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Inc.

Julie Christina Kauweloa

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47, of Kailua, Oahu, died in Kailua on Monday, November 28, 2016. She was born in Los Angeles, California. Visitation: 4:00p.m.; Services: 6:00p.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
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Alice Y. Kikuyama

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84, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Mililani on Monday, October 31, 2016. She was born in Waialua. Visitation: 9:00a.m.; Services: 10:00a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Inurnment: 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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RICHARD H. KOSAKI

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92, of Honolulu, passed away in Honolulu on Oct. 25, 2016. He was born Sept. 14, 1962 in Waikiki. A graduate of McKinley High School, he received a BA from the University of Hawai'i in 1948, and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1956. He returned to the University of Hawai'i as a professor of political science, and also served as the Vice President for Community Colleges, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Acting Chancellor of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Kosaki is survived by son Randall, and grandchildren Christian Lee, Erica Lee, and Reece Kosaki. Services Dec. 10, 2016 at Diamond Head Mortuary (18th Ave.); visitation 10:00, service 11:00. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University of Hawai'i Foundation.

Adrian Peter Kwock

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69, of Honolulu, Hawaii died in Honolulu on Friday, November 25, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. Services: 10:00a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Newman Center.
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JOHN KE’EHUKAI MAHOE, JR.

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John Ke'ehukai Mahoe, Jr., 78 of Waianae, Hawaii passed away November 5, 2016. He was a Veteran Staff Sgt with the Army 1st Special Forces Group, and a member of MSG Earl Kalani Chapter VIII Special Forces Association of Hawaii. He retired from Hawaiian Telephone Company as a cable splicer after 30 years service. Survived by sons: Lance K. and Keith K. Mahoe; brother Leonard (Cecelia) Mahoe: sisters Gerry Baker, Carol Valdez and Linda Mahoe. Visitation Monday, December 12, 2016 at 9:30am, Service 10:30am at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Burial at 12:45pm at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Hikoji Nakaoka “Naka”

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HIKOJI NAKAOKA NAKA 89, of Honolulu, peacefully passed away at home on November 23, 2016. Born in Amauulu, Hawaii, he was a retired sheet metal worker for Hawaii Hotel and Restaurant Supply. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice; son, Niles; daughter, Carrie (Warren) Ohira; five grandchildren and brother, Donald (Janet) Nakaoka. Private services will be held. Please, no monetary offerings. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Inc.

FREDERIC Y. NISHIMURA

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Age 84, of Waianae, HI, passed away on November 6, 2016 in Kailua. Born October 28, 1932 in Waianae. Retired Supply Equipment Technician with Pearl Harbor Shipyard. He is survived by wife, Grace Nishimura; sons, Vernon (Darlene) Nishimura, Calvin (Yuriko) Nishimura; daughters, Charlene (Douglas) Oshiro, Portia (Wesley) Tome; brothers, Bertram (Sally) Nishimura, Naruo Nishimura; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 11) at the Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; memorial service 6:00 p.m. Burial 8:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 12) at Mililani Memorial Park.

Manuokafoa Penitani

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Manuokafoa  PenitaniManuokafoa Penitani, 42, of Honolulu, passed away on November 26, 2016 in Honolulu. Manuokafoa was born on May 30, 1974, to Vuna Penitani and Alisi L. Sandys in American Samoa. After moving to Hawaii, he attended Kaiser High, UH Lab, and Kahuku High School. He was an All-American football player at Diablo Valley College. He married Lori Medcalf on June 28, 2008 in Utah. Manu was a world class bass player and professional musician who performed with League of Nations, Ulise, Bamboo, Roots Odyssey, Swamp Cat Productions and most recently with Isle Five and Nesian Nine. He is survived by his wife, Lori Penitani; children, Filisione Penitani, Viliami Penitani, Niki Johnson, Emeline Rodriquez, Brittani Hemphill, & Keiffer Lym; Siblings, Filisione Penitani, John Penitani, Cinderella Penitani, & Aleki Penitani; Nephews, Isileli Penitani & Sergio Penitani; Niece, Juanita Penitani; Grandson, Kekua`okalanialoha Luhia; and father, Vuna Penitani. Manu was a gentle giant, had a big heart, and was loved by all. He adored his family and friends. Celebration of life will be on Friday, December 9, 2016, at St. Elizabeths Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Honolulu. Visitation is at 9:00AM and Service to begin at 12:00PM. Cremation to follow. The family requests that donations be made to "Manus Penitani" GOFUNDME.com. Arrangements Provided By: Woolsey Mortuary

Pearl Annie Pratt

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In loving memory of Pearl Annie Pratt, 85, of Ewa Beach who passed away on November 29, 2016 at Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 28, 1931. She was a packer at Libby Canery. She is survived by her children Eric (Diane) Pratt, Wallene Murray, Colleen (Eric) Mundon and Kathleen (Daniel) Murphy, grandchildren Eric Mundon, Sheila Sampaga, Moana Louis, Tate Pratt, Thomas Murray, Wallace "Wally" Bruddah" Murray, Starr Pratt and Garrett "Ikaika" Mundon, siblings Leroy Perry and Marie R. Perry and and many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, inlaws and friends. She is predeceded by her husband Wallace Pratt, son Derek Pratt, and grandchildren Thad Pratt and Holly Pratt. Services will be held December 13, 2016 at Borthwick Mortuary Vineyard Chapel, Visitation 9:15AM; Service 10AM. Burial will be held December 14, 2016 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at 8:30AM. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Thomas O Reed

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79, of Pearl City, Hawaii died in Honolulu on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. He was born at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Burial: 1:00pm. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Lois Leona Kaleimomi Rees

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48, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:00 am; Service: 10:00 am. on Monday, December 12, 2016 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Burial: 1:30 pm at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Masato Sawa

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102, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Pearl City on Monday, October 31, 2016. He was born in Waipahu. Visitation: 8:30 a.m.; Services: 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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KATHLEEN HOLE SCHAUER

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DIED NOVEMBER 16, 2016 Kathleen "Kitty" Schauer, 92, was born on March 9, 1924 in Honolulu, lived and died in Honolulu. She was predeceased in death by her husband of 44 years, Col. William "Willy" Schauer Jr., USAF (Ret). Surviving are daughters Cathleen O'Brien of California and Nancy Strahle of Washington. Also surviving are step-son David Schauer, seven step-grandchildren and 11 step- great-grandchildren. Private services at a later date, as Kitty has donated her body to the University of Hawaii School of Medicine for medical research and teaching. Also at a later date, ashes containing shares of "Willy" and "Kitty" shall be scattered in Ainakoa Valley, Waialae Ridgeline, Honolulu. Donations may be made to the Humane Society of Hawaii.

Linda D Vali

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Linda D ValiLinda D. Vali passed away on November 29th surrounded by family. She was a graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder and worked in Advertising, as well as Television and Radio sales and management. Linda started as a media buyer then media director in Los Angeles before moving to Hawaii in the early 80's. She co-owned and managed KRTR-FM Radio (Krater 96) with her husband Austin and also worked for KSSK, KGMB, and several Honolulu ad agencies including Vali Media Group where she was its President. she was a member of the Cathedral of St. Andrews Altar Guild and also did pro bono work for the Kapi'olani Health Foundation. Friends and colleagues are invited to a Celebration of Life to be held at Murphy's on Merchant Street, Sunday, December 18th starting at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Kapi'olani Health Foundation on line at https://www.hawaiipacificheatlh.org/kapiolani/kapiolani-giving/donate-now/. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary

Henry Kenji Yamashita

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Henry Kenji Yamashita, 88, of Honolulu, HI passed away on November 26, 2016 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by his wife, Alice; sons Winston and Nelson; brother Bruce (Sheri) Yamashita; 1 grandson and 1 great-grandson. Private services. No flowers or monetary donations.

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