Archive for December 23rd, 2016

Maria Sercenia Arista

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

82, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Sunday, November 20, 2016. She was born in Lupao, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Private services held.
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Yuen Kuan H. Cheung

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

71, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Sunday, December 11, 2016. She was born in Canton, China. Services: 8:30am. on Wednesday, December 28 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Burial: 11:30am. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe.
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KAISHA KANOELANIEPILIKA’AINA KIMIE CHU

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

KAISHA KANOELANIEPILIKA'AINA KIMIE CHUAge 22, of Honolulu, passed away on December 14, 2016. She graduated and from Moanalua High School, earned her BA in Criminal Justice Administration from Hawaii Pacific University, and was attending Seattle University for her Master's degree in criminal justice. She is survived by mother, Cindy S.O. Chu; father, Kyle K. Chu; brother, Ikaia K. Chu; grandparents, Jackie Okahara, Harold and Tina Okahara, Abraham and Deborah Chu; god-parents, Doug and Gail Hasegawa. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Service 6:00 p.m. Casual attire.

JO-ANN H.Y. CHEE CHUN

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

JO-ANN H.Y. CHEE CHUNJo-Ann H.Y. Chee Chun, one of "The Four Chee Sisters", a popular hula dancing act at the swinging South Seas nightclub in Waikiki during the early 1950's, passed away December 6 at the age of 80 in Los Angeles, California. Jo-Ann was born in Honolulu on November 17, 1936, to Nora Ching and Albert Noa Chee. She is a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy, attended the University of Hawaii, Manoa, and The Airline School of the Pacific. In October of 1955 she moved to California and in August of 1956 she met her husband of almost 60 years, Benjamin Y.C. Chun. They married in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 24, 1956. She was an amazing mother and grandmother to their 5 children and 7 grandchildren! Jo-Ann lived for her family and always had an open door policy when it came to caring for other family members and friends. She was an outstanding cook and baker having been featured in the Los Angeles Times Food Section! She worked tirelessly for the Los Angeles Dodgers, L.A.Unified School District and Staff Pro. Jo-Ann is survived by her husband, Benjamin; children, Lezleeann, Jaylynn, Kellyjean and Jeffery Chun; sisters, Juliette (Tom) Araki and Noreen (Clarke) Teruya and brother, Albert (Jeanne) Chee, all of Honolulu; and 7 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by grandson, Kalanji, sister Betty-Lou, brother Clifford and her son Douglas Chun. Her service is scheduled for December 28, 2016 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Chapel.

Pablo Guerrero Curammeng

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

81, of Waialua, Hawaii, died in Waialua on Thursday, December 1, 2016. He was born in San Roque Delfin Albano, Isabela, Philippines. Visitation: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Services: 6:30p.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel.
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Mervlyn H. Fong

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

Age 81 of Honolulu, Hi passed away on December 11, 2016. She Retired from the law firm of Chun, Kerr, Dodd, Beaman and Wong as a Legal Secretary after 41 years of service. She is survived by sons, Gregory K.C. Fong and Andrew K.J. (Wilna) Fong; two grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m.; Mass 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Co Cathedral of ST. Theresa. Inurnment 1 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Roy Yeiko Higa, Sr.

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

65, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:15a.m.; Services: 10:30a.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Burial: 12:00 p.m.
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Tetsuo “Bob” Hiromasa

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

94, of Waimea, Hawaii, died in Waimea on Friday, December 16, 2016. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. Visitation: 4:00 p.m.; Services: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016 at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission.
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James Seiko Kiyabu

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

90, of Honolulu passed away Dec. 1, 2016 at Kuakini Hospital. He was a carpenter, bartender, and retired as a US postal worker. He is survived by his wife of 63 yrs, Grace; 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren. A private memorial service was held on Dec. 8 at Soto Mission of Hawaii. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Gregory Kenneth Kuamoo

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

69, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. He was born in Ola'a, Hawaii. Private services to be held at a later date.
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Janice May Manzoku

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

70, of Mililani, Hawaii died in Honolulu on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. She was born in Honolulu. Private services held.
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Edwin Gim Wo Mau

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90, of Kaneohe, HI, passed away on Dec. 2, 2016 in Kailua. He was born Nov. 7, 1926 in Honolulu. He was a retired FAA Electronic Technician. He is survived by his wife, Marian; son Andrew; daughters, Laura (Derrick) Miyasaki and Kathleen (Scott) Nishida; 4 grandchildren and brother, Thomas Mau. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Mary Louise (Muller) Mauliola

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

Mary Louise Mauliola, was born on August 14, 1937 in Puunene, Maui. She was born to Eva Louise Kameko (Enomoto) and Waldemar Paul Muller. Marylou passed away at the Castle Medical Center in Kailua, Oahu on Saturday, December 3, 2016. She was a retired registered nurse at St. Francis Medical Center and nursing director at the Renal Institute of the Pacific at St. Francis Medical Center. Marylou is survived by her husband, Ted Mauliola; sons, John (Stephanie) Mauliola, David (Melissa) Mauliola, Solomon "Moke" (Raynee) David; daughters, Cindy Mauliola, Gina (Brian) Marting; brothers, Paul (Jane) Muller, Karl (Alvina) Muller; sisters, Kitty (John) Simonds, Marion "Dingle" Muller, Alice "Jojo" Worthy; 21 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Marylou is preceded in death by her parents, Waldemar and Eva Enomoto Muller and sister, Theresa Kurahara. Services for Marylou will be held on Friday, December 30, 2016 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church located at 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua, Hawaii 96734; visitation from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., eulogy at 12:00 p.m., Mass to begin at 12:30 p.m. Inurnment 11:00a.m., Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery Committal Shelter. Aloha Attire. Lei are welcome. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Fred Raki Nakamura

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

90, of Honolulu, passed away on December 6, 2016 at home. Born in Honolulu, he retired as an air traffic controller with the FAA and was an Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Nancy F. Nakamura. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Hazel Kimiyo Oi

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

87 of Honolulu passed away on December 9, 2016. She was born in Hauula. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother. Before and after raising her family and supporting her husband's military career, she worked as a dental hygienist. She also loved playing bridge and golf. She is survived by her husband, Oliver; sons, Wendell (Susan) Oi of Honolulu, David (Faith) Oi of Gainesville, Florida; daughters, Carol (Charles) Meek of Kilauea, Kauai, Christine (Edwin) Kise of Kohala, Hawaii; 7 grandchildren; and brother Isamu (Barbara) Tatsuguchi of Hauula. Private Services held. In lieu of Koden, please consider donating to the Alzheimer's Assoc. Aloha Chapter Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Betty “Setchan” S. Oie

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

91, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:00p.m.; Services: 6:00p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel.
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TOKIKO “MARIAN” SATO

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Age 88, of Mililani, HI, passed away Dec. 2, 2016 in Mililani. She was born Sept. 22, 1928 in Ewa, HI. She was retired from the State of Hawaii and was a member of the Mililani Baptist Church. She is survived by sons, Lyle (Jocie) Sato, Lemuel Sato; daughter, Melinda Green; sisters, Ayako Ando, Fumie Miyashiro; 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (Dec. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 10:15 a.m. Aloha attire. No Flowers Please.

CARL TAKESHI SEKIMURA

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

79, of Honolulu, a Retired State of Hawaii Program Specialist, passed away in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu. Survived by companion, Judy A. Fukumoto; sons, Owen (Tayne) Sekimura and Michael (Dodie) Sekimura; 3 grandchildren; brother, Donald Sekimura. Private service held. No Koden Envelopes. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Gladys Katsuyo Tachino

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94, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, she is survived by her children, Mona (Mike) Lukela and Roy (Thuy) Tachino; grand- children, Brooke Holderbaum, Kaleo Holderbaum, Bridget (Leyn) Lukela-Watanabe, Brienne Lukela, and Brandon Tachino; 4 great- grandchildren; sisters Lillian (Richard) Higa, Amy Teragawa & Charliet Nakanishi. Service will be held December 27, 2016 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Visitation 9:30 AM, Service 10:30 AM. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

MELCHOR TUGAOEN

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Age 100, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away November 20, 2016 in Wahiawa. Born December 22, 1915 in Barrio Binacag, Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Del Monte Fresh Produce and member of Banna Association of Hawaii. He is survived by sons, Andres (Felisa) Tugaoen, Blas (Eunalda) Tugaoen, Inocencio (Marilyn) Tugaoen, Patrick (Natividad) Tugaoen, Arnold (Jocylin) Tugaoen; daughter, Presentacion (Enrique) Medrano; 21 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; 3 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 28) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 9:30 a.m. Prayer service 10:15 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Masao Yamato

Posted On December 23rd, 2016 -

101, of Honolulu, passed away December 13, 2016 in Honolulu. He was a retired carpenter with Local 745. He is survived by daughter, Charlotte Yamato. Private service held. No monetary gifts. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

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