Archive for February 23rd, 2017

BERT “NORBERTO” ARRIOLA CASTILLO

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Age 91, of Honolulu, HI, passed away Jan. 24, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born May 27, 1925 in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was a retired house-keeping supervisor at the Princess Kaiulani & Sheraton Hotels. He was also a member of the Board of Directors for Local 5, 2nd vice president of Unity House, and a former teacher in the Philippines. He is survived by wife, Virginia Carbonel Castillo; daughters, Norvilyn (Nico) Santos, Elmy Castillo, Decy (Patrick) Belmonte; sisters, Nenita Pascua, Luz Mabalot, Miranda Perez; grand- children, Nicole Santos, Zachary & Taylor Belmonte. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Monday (Feb. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (Feb. 28) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe.

Florence Mew Chun Chee

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93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Friday, January 20, 2017. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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Maria Corazon D.

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Dela Cruz 58, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, died in Ewa Beach on Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in the Philippines. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
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Donald Saylor Glessner

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91, of Aiea, Hawaii, died in Aiea on Jaunuary 24, 2017. He was born in Sommerset, Pennsylvania. Internment: 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
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Misayo Higa

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91, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Kaimuki, passed away on December 22, 2016, in Las Vegas. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired sales associate for Liberty House. Preceded in death by her husband, Roy Heigi Higa, she is survived by her sons, Andy (Debra) Higa and Colin Higa; daughter, Lynn Hoshida; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Harry (Doreen) Arakawa and Takakazu (Kiyoko) Arakawa; sisters, Agnes (Jimmy) Zakahi and Michiko (Kenisuke) Fukuchi. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 6:00 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

MILDRED T. ISOMURA

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Age 96, of Mililani, HI, passed away January 12, 2017 in Wahiawa. Born February 26, 1920 in Hakalau, Hawaii Island. A retired cafeteria cook with Hilo Union Elementary School. She is survived by sons, Gordon (Peggy) Isomura; daughters, Max (Jon) Nygaard, Claire (Michael) Okazaki; 4 grand- children; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; memorial service 5:00 p.m.

JOSEPH BERNANDINO ITURRALDE

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Age 85, of Waianae, HI, passed away Jan. 17, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born Mar. 6, 1931 in Honolulu. He is survived by sons, Joseph Iturralde, Albert Pablo, Alfred Awai, Joseph "Joey" Fenton, Jeffrey LaBier, John Napeahi; daughters, Josephine Lane, Leilani Miller, Laurie Sturgis; sister, Gloria Awai; 20 grand- children and 28 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Tuesday (Feb. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Family program 10:30 a.m. Prayer service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Jane Toshiko Kaneshiro

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77, of Waianae, Hawaii, died in Ewa Beach on Friday, February 3, 2017. She was born in Waipahu. Private Services held.
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Yaeko Okihara

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100, of Honolulu, formerly of Holualoa-Kona and Kohala, passed away on February 12, 2017. Born in Kau, Hawaii, she was a homemaker. Preceded in death by her husband, Yoichi, she is survived by her sons, Glenn and Lance (Gail) Okihara; daughters, Caroline Okihara and Marcia (Michael) Shiraki; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 11:00 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Charles Ontiveros

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76, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Thursday, February 9, 2017. He was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortury, Hilo. Burial: 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 27 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery II.
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Elizabeth “Betty” Kepio Ontai Parker

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Elizabeth Elizabeth "Betty" Kepio Ontai Parker, 90, passed away on February 4, 2017. She was born on July 12, 1926, in Olelomoana, South Kona, Hawaii, to James Kimo Ontai and Elizabeth Puhipau Eleneka. She is survived by: sons Lionel Jr. (Sharon), Allan (Kehau), and Clifford; daughters Penny Emmons (Thomas), and Lora Contreras (Manuel). She was affectionately known as TutuB to her 11 grand- children, and 12 great grand- children. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Lionel K. Parker, Sr. Elizabeth enjoyed life to the fullest. She was a longtime member of the Lanakila Senior Center, and their Hawaiian and Portuguese Cultural Clubs, where she authored numerous articles about growing up in Kona. She enjoyed working in sales during her younger years, read a lot and liked to write. She was an active member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Lodge 2669, the Alu Like Ke Ola Pono No Na Kupuna program, and the Kaimuki Christian Church. She danced Hula and played ukulele, performing amazingly and wonderfully at her 90th birthday celebration. She was very strong, caring, and giving, fulfilling all that would be asked of a spouse, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her presence will be greatly missed. A hui hou! Services at Borthwick Mortuary, Monday, February 27, 2017, 10:00 am.

ELLEN ASAYO SATO

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Age 96, of Waipahu, HI, passed away Jan. 8, 2017 in Waipahu. She was born May 30, 1920 in Waipahu. She was a sales clerk for Arakawa's Store. She is survived by son, Sidney (Doreen) Sato; daughters, June Marquis, Sandra (Jeff) Agader, Patricia (Harold) Doran; 7 grand- children and 6 great-grand- children. Private services held.

Robert “Bob” Ernest Schmidt

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90, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died in Waikoloa on Thursday, February 2, 2017. He was born in New York City, New York. Private Services.
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Herbert De Silva

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90, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Mililani on Sunday, January 15, 2017. He was born in Hawi, North Kohala, Big Island. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Janese Agot Singh

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40, of Hanamaulu, Kaua`i, died in Hanamaulu on November 19, 2016. She was born on May 31, 1976 in the Philippines. Celebration of Life: 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at King's Chapel, Eleele Shopping Center.
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Glenn “Benjie” Aquino Taan

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52, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Waipahu on Sunday, January 15, 2017. He was born in Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Services: 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Burial: 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Yuen Ha Wong

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79, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Monday, February 6, 2017. She was born in Hong Kong. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, West Chapel. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
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Harold Hajime Yamabe

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103, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Friday, January 13, 2017. He was born in Ka'u, Hawaii. Private Services held.
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