Archive for February 1st, 2017

Lawrence S. Arakawa

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89, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Friday, December 30, 2016. He was born in Paia, Maui. Private services held.
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Maria “Conching” Jorvina Baron

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93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. She was born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Honolulu. Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Honolulu. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe.
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Nancy J. Beauchamp

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78, of San Francisco, formerly of Honolulu, died in San Francisco, CA. on Thursday, December 1, 2016. She was born in Honolulu. Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Inurnment: 10:45 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
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Stephen Bender

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62, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Monday, December 19, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe.
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Ruth Wong Ching

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Ruth Wong Ching passed away in Aiea on January 14, 2017 at the age of 93. She was born in Honolulu, graduated from Roosevelt High School, worked as an Intelligence Clerk/Secretary for the Department of the Army, and was a member of United Church of Christ - Judd Street. Beloved sister, mother, aunty, grandmother, great grandmother. Survived by brother Henry, sisters Laura Pang and Lucille Hee, daughter Donna Wong (Alvin), son Michael, grandchildren Timothy and Christie, great-grand- children Mason and Teagan. Predeceased by husband Harold, brothers Tuk and Robert. Visitation 11:00 a.m, services 12:00 p.m. on Friday February 3 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel.

James Mi Chung

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James Mi ChungRetired Army Master Sergeant passed away on January 13, 2017. He was 90 years old, born in Honolulu on August 9, 1916 to Lee Kong Chung & Tom Shee Chung. Proudly served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He received 2 purple hearts and 2 bronze metals. He is survived by wife Yuk Ling Chung aka Yukie, Sons, Kimo and Wesley (Lois), Daughters Cynthia Chung, Kerry Chew (Gary), 10 Grand- children, 5 Great Grandchildren and Sister Esther Ikemoto. Service will be held on February 8, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel, 10:00 a.m. and burial at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe at 1:00 pm. Aloha attire.

Vernon “Pocho” Noah Mahilani Cox, Sr.

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Vernon "Pocho" Noah Mahilani Cox, Sr. passed away on December 30, 2016 in Sonoma, California. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Survived by wife, Michele; sons, Noah (Maggie), Michael (Michele), Nalei (Chastity) and Keoki. Grand- children, Kayla, Codie, Kaimana, Spencer, Brian, Michaella and Kealohalani; brothers, Jerome, Franklin, Todi, Boy, John; sisters, Leilani, Edna, Mildred, Faith, June. Services will be held at the Star of the Sea Catholic Church on Saturday, February 4, 2017. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Services 11:00 a.m.. No flowers. Casual attire.

Elizabethy Choon Ok Deiter

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84, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Thursday, January 19, 2017. She was born in Lanai City, Lanai. Private Services.
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MYRTLE KIM DUNN

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August 12, 1929 - December 15, 2016 In Loving Remembrance: Husband: Donald I. Dunn (deceased 6/11/1994); Son: Scott H. Dunn (deceased 6/11/2011) Survived by: Daughter: Donna Kirkpatrick (Pastor Bruce); Grandchildren: Ashlee Kirkpatrick, Channen Dunn; Adoptive Daughters: Kathy Crowell (Butch), Lorrin Lee; Sisters: Janet Nohara, Sylvian Lee (Donald), Lynne Sonya Chun (James); Brothers- in-law: Basil Dunn (Harriet), Arthur Dunn (Cyndee); Many nieces, nephews, cousins and their families. Celebration of Myrtle's Life: Diamond Head Memorial; Monday, February 6th. Visitation: 3:30pm. Service: 4:30pm. Dinner to follow. Scattering of the ashes is private.

BRIGIDA REDENCION “CHING” TAMAYO ECLARIN

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Age 79, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 29, 2016 in Kapolei. Born October 8, 1937 in Ballesteros, Cagayan, Philippines. Retired licensed practical nurse at Waimano State Hospital in 1990. She is survived by daughters, Maria Lorena T. Eclarin, Flordeliza "Liza" (Edward) Kealanahele III; sister, Natividad Unite Tamayo; 6 grandchildren. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Monday (Feb. 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 10:00 a.m., prayer service 10:15 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Kurt Fend

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Kurt Fend, 83, of Honolulu, died on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany. Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Chapel. Services 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Narciso Gaoiran Gaoiran

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Gaoiran 57, of Waialua, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. He was born in #39 Pasiocan, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. on Monday, February 6 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Nadia I. Gentry

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87, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Friday, January 20, 2017. She was born in Paris, France. Private Services.
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Bill Yoshikiyo Isa

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66, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Thursday, December 22, 2016. He was born in Puunene, Maui. Visitation: 3:00 p.m.; Services: 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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WILMA LANIKAPU “ROCKY” KALUA

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80, of Honolulu, passed away on November 26, 2016 in Ma`ili. Born in Hilo, Hawaii on May 31, 1936, she lived in Honolulu as a homemaker. She was kolohe and a free spirit with a sharp sense of humor who loved music. She dearly loved all of her family. Preceded in death by her daughter Valerie K. La`a, she is survived by her son Naalii (Sulin) and daughter Laurie K. Monsegue (Danny); sister Kismet Boyd; brothers John Kameenui, Dr. Edward Kameenui and Delano "Hinano" Kailianu; 11 grand- children; 24 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild. Private services will be held. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the St. Francis Hospice Care and to the Care Center of Honolulu for their support in her final days. A special thank you goes out to her grandchildren; grandma loved you all so very much. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Joan Kyoko Kobayashi

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86, of Aiea, passed away on January 21, 2017. Born in Tokyo, Japan, she was a retired clerk at Shirokiya. Preceded in death by husband, Mitsuo, she is survived by her sons, Alvin and Wayne (Charlene) Kobayashi; grandchildren, Tracie and Wendi Kobayashi; sisters, Shizuko Nishioka and Minoru Tanaka. Private services held. Family requests no koden (monetary gifts), please. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Patsy Taeko Kinuya Koide

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90, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died in Kaneohe on Sunday, December 25, 2016. She was born in Japan. Visitation: 9:00a.m.; Services: 10:00a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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Akiko Koizumi

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99, of Aiea, died in Pearl City on Saturday, January 14, 2017. She was born in Waialua. Private services were held.
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ALICE KAM KWAI YAP LAU

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ALICE KAM KWAI YAP LAU99, of Honolulu, passed away January 8, 2017. Born January 4, 1918 to Wong Moi Yap and Yap Lin, she was the third of eight children. Graduating from McKinley High School in 1936, she then attended Cannon's Business School. Upon completion, she worked two jobs-the first at her father's restaurant "The Regular Shop" at King and Alakea Street, and a second at Castle & Cooke. She eventually met her soul mate, Arthur Quon Wing Lau, and they were married on May 23, 1942. After 17 blissful years of marriage, she was unexpectedly widowed in 1959, leaving her to raise seven children. Through the tremendous help and support of the Lau and Wong relatives, she managed to take over the operation of the family's banana and ti leaf farm located in Manoa Valley. For the next 20 years, she sold her products to many of Hawaii's businesses such as Hilton Hawaiian Village, Queen's Surf, Haili's Hawaiian Foods, Unique Lunchroom, Chun Hoon Market and Young's Fish Market. Alice is preceded in death by husband Arthur and son Steven. She is survived by sons Dennis (Tina), Colin (Diane), Michael (Carol) and John (Julie); daughters Ann Pang (Gary) and Bernadette Ono; grandsons Gregory Lau (Erin), Ryan Lau, and Jonathan Lau; granddaughters Christine Suehiro (Garrett), Nichole Nakamura (Travis), Corey Ann Lau, Meagan Judd (Martin), Jaeda Pang Antonio (Dion), Jeanine Pang-Rubianes (Ryan), Julia Pang, Alyssa Ono, Michelle Ono, Emily Ono, Catherine Lau, Alia Lau and Celeste Lau; and nine great grandchildren. Services will be at Diamond Head Memorial Chapel on February 7, 2017--Visitation at 10:30 a.m.; services at 11:30 a.m., with burial to follow. Aloha attire.

John Nahalea Lim, III

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41, of Las Vegas, Nevada, died in Las Vegas on Saturday, December 3, 2016. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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George Albert Loomis

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 George Albert LoomisGeorge Albert Loomis passed away on January 28, 2017 at the age of 90. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 23, 1926. He is survived by his wife, Joanne Hogg Loomis, and three children, Sharon Loomis Botkin (Richard Botkin), Sheila H. Loomis and G.Brian Loomis (Matt Torres) and three grandchildren, S. Andrew Botkin, Evan Botkin and Matthew Loomis. George and Joanne have been married for 65 years. George graduated from Punahou High School in 1944. He enjoyed swimming and surfing in his high school years and had the nickname "Slim." He was in the Army at the end of World War II from 1944-1945 and was stationed in Saipan. He graduated from University of Denver in 1951 with a business degree. George went on to work for Bishop Estate in the Appraisal Division and became the manager of the division. He maintained a great interest in real estate and had his broker's license. He also was active as an independent appraiser. He enjoyed Toastmasters and was the president of the Honolulu chapter. George valued giving back to the community and was active in the following groups: president on the board of trustees at Central Union Church; president of the Punahou Alumni Association; on the board for Habitat for Humanity and president of the Waialae Golf Course Community Association. George enjoyed playing volleyball in his young married life. He was an avid tennis player and enjoyed traveling with Joanne. Services will be held at Central Union Church on February 2, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, any donations made in George's memory may be made to: Central Union Church or Punahou School.

Irene Teiko Machida

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89, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Sunday, December 18, 2016. She was born in Honokaa. Private Services Held.
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DEMETRIA “MITZI” W. MANANDIC

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Age 91, of Mililani, HI, passed away on January 22, 2017 in Honolulu, HI. Born August 22, 1925 in Calulut, San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines. Retired registered nurse at Tripler Army Medical Center after 30 years of service. She is survived by sons, Jerry (Fe) Manandic, Ceferino (Helen) Manandic; sisters, Eufrancia Enriquez, Isabelita Wijangco, Nenita Punzalan; brothers, Angelito Wijangco, Mariano Castro; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (Feb. 6) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani). Mass 11:00 a.m. Program 12:00 noon. Burial to follow 1:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Mildred “Millie” Morgan

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88, of Kailua, Oahu, died in Kailua on Sunday, January 8, 2017. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. Visitation: 4:30 p.m.; Services: 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
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Milton Y. Oka

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45, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at New Hope Christian Fellowship, Sand Island, Honolulu.
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Albert Pagador, Sr.

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90, of Kapaau, Hawaii, died in Kapaau on Sunday, January 15, 2017. He was born in Hawi. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery.
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Juliet Queja Guerpo Quinlan

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53, of Kamuela, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was born in Santa Praxedes, Cagayan, Philippines. Private services.
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JAMES MADISON RILEY

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77 born on 2/11/1939 died in Honolulu on 01/05/2017. Jim leaves behind his 3 daughters Deborah, Donna & Julie as well as 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. We will be celebrating The Life of Riley on Saturday February 4, at Dukes Waikiki. Service will start at 7:00am till 9:00am. Then scattering of his ashes to follow on the NaHoku Catamaran scheduled to set sail by 9:15am.

Paul Heiyu Shigaki

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91, of Aiea, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Sunday, January 1, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Private Services.
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Margaret “Margi” Pavao Tabura

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79, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. She was born in Hilo. Visitation: 9:00a.m.; Services: 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Inurnment: 12:00 p.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery Number 2, Columbarium.
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