Archive for February 24th, 2017

Ricardo “Rick” Ramos Acierto

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91, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. Visitation: 8:30 a.m.; Services: 9:30 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: 11:00 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
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Vicente Tapia Blas

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87, of Honolulu Hawaii, died in Honolulu Hawaii on Saturday, January 14, 2017. He was born in Waipahu. Visitation: 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. on Friday, March 03, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary Chapel. Services: 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4th at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial: 12:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
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Bert “Norberto” Arriola Castillo

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91, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28th at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Pearl City. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe.
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Wilbert Castro

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84, of Kailua, Hawaii, died in Kailua on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
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Judith B. Domingo

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76, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died in Kaneohe on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Celebration of Life: 11:00am - 3:00pm on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Ewa Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow.
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Leonard R.I. Fonoti

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33, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Thursday, February 2, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 4:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Burial: 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 4th at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Susan “Susie” Kathleen Francis

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68, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died in Waikoloa on Saturday, February 18, 2017. She was born in Los Angeles, California. Private Services.
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AMY IOSIA

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Age 78, of Honolulu, HI, passed away Feb. 15, 2017 in Honolulu. She was born May 22, 1938 in Kwajalein, Marshall Island. She is survived by sons, Kobale Livai, Richard (Emita) Iosia, Jimmy (Marine) Iosia, Floyd (Petunia) Iosia; daughters, Roseann Jackson, Marciana (Paul) Harris, Manema (Jokkob) Anunar; step-sons, Taitai (Susan) Iosia, Manatu (Metwa) Iosia; 48 grand- children and numerous great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Sunday (Feb. 26) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Honolulu. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Casual/Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Joseph Bernandino Iturralde

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85, of Waianae, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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August Loando, Sr.

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90, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, died in Hospice of Kona, Nakamaru Hale on Monday, January 30, 2017. He was born in Opihihale, Hawaii. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kailua-Kona. Burial: 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 27 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona.
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Sione Mapu

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68, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. He was born in Vavau, Tonga. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Richard Masato Matsuki

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81, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died in Kailua on Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Private Services held.
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Sandra A. Matsumoto

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66, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Saturday, February 4, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Star of the Sea Church.
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BERNICE CHONG KEE MAU

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Bernice Chong Kee Mau, 93 of Honolulu, Hawaii. She was born in Paia, Maui, Hawaii. Survived by: son Chester Mau, daughters: Karen Fukuda, Yvonne Beckett, Maureen Fukunaga and Roxanne Salas; 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Visitation Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Diamond Head Mortuary Funeral Service to begin at 10:30 a.m.

Lena Saise Paulino

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68 of Honolulu passed away on 2/13/17 in Honolulu. She was born at Queens Hospital and retired as a Supervisor at Dole Cannery. She is survived by her husband Raymond Paulino; sons: James (Pearl), Dean, Michael Hashimoto; daughters: Cynthia (Ben), Lin Hashimoto, Lawreen Colello, 18 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren. Services 11 a.m. Friday, March 3, 2017 at Hosoi Mortuary. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

PATRICIA “TUTU” AGATHA PENEKU

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PATRICIA Age 84, of Waianae, HI, passed away Jan. 24 2017 in Waianae. She was born Feb. 1, 1932 in Honolulu. She was a retired postal clerk for the United States Postal Service, an active member of St. Rita's Catholic Church, Nanakuli, a strong supporter of Holy Hill of Zion, Ho'omaka Hou O Ke Akua, and Armed Forces Association. She is survived by sons, Patrick Vernon Taum (Johnleen) Peneku, Joseph Kaimu (Rosita) Peneku Jr., Jayson Iokepa Taum (Emily) Peneku; daughters, Frances Ihilani (Gordon) Kawelo, Mary Ann Kina Peneku Adams, Matilda Leialoha (Charles) Reis, Pauline Nanialii Peneku (George) Reyes, Patricia Kuulei (Pastor Charles) Kailikea, Charmaine Kuuipo Taum Peneku, Shontell Malia Taum Peneku (Robbie) Soileau; 23 grandchildren, 48 great-grand- children, 2 great-great-grand- children, and 2 on the way. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Feb. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers please.

Victorina “Vitto” Arcala Delos Santos

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92, of Kapolei, Hawaii, died in Kapolei on Friday, February 3, 2017. She was born in Brgy. No. 4, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Oahu Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 4 at St. Jude Catholic Church. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
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Ellen Asayo Sato

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96, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Waipahu on Sunday, January 8, 2017. She was born in Waipahu. Private Services were held.
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ROBERT WILLIAM TRINKA

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76, of Kailua, a retired Air Freight Representative for United Airlines, passed away at Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Evanston, Illinois. Survived by wife, Eva Trinka; daughters, Lynn Trinka (David) Ernce and Leilani (Christopher Rawlings) Trinka; two grandchildren, Jillian and Kaimana. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. Friday February 24, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Service begins at 5:00 p.m. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Daniel H. Uyehara

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73 of Honolulu, passed away Feb. 12, 2017. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Hawaiian Dredging. Survived by wife, Charleen; son, Brant (Pinky); daughter, Kari (Kalei) Yasuhara; grand- daughter Breeann; brother, Chester; sisters, Shirley Chun, Janice Wong. Visitation 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday March 4, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; Memorial service 5 p.m.; No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

BETTY CHING WO

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BETTY CHING WO          Betty Ching Wo of Honolulu passed away at the age of 91 on February 1, 2017. Betty was born on December 27, 1925 to William Chin Chu and Amy Lau Chu. She graduated from Punahou School, and attended Mills College where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in social science and recently was awarded a PhD, Doctor of Humane Letters.

In 1946, Betty married her high school sweetheart Robert Wo, and they recently celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary. Theirs was a true love story, spanning decades, and producing a close and loving family. Her philosophy of respect, appreciation, and kindness to all was an inspiration to her sons, grandchildren, and extended family. She was the gracious hostess of countless gatherings and celebrations, both at the family home in Kaimuki and at the C. S. Wo & Sons store in Honolulu. Much recognized for her compassion, generosity, warmth, and charm, she was blessed by the love that surrounded her.

Betty enjoyed her roles as a devoted wife, full-time mother, popo, auntie, confidante, best friend to many, and avid community volunteer. She served on the Mills College Board of Trustees for ten years and as Hawaii Mills Club President for decades. Betty was also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Honolulu Museum of Art for 31 years, and was an active participant in the Garden Club, investment clubs, golf clubs, and many mahjong circles.

Betty is survived by her husband Robert, sons Bub (Polly), Wendell, Michael (Cynthia), Bennett (Susan), Scott (Nancy), and twelve grandchildren, Kristen (Andrew) Beck, Jamie, Kimberly, John, Kellie, Kelsey, Mark, Bradley, Scotty, Betsy, Ally, and Ashley.

A celebration of Betty’s life will be held on
Sunday, February 26
Punahou School Thurston Chapel
Visitation from 1 pm
Services at 4 pm

The family requests no flowers.
In lieu of gifts, please consider making a contribution to the Honolulu Museum of Art,
Punahou School, UH Foundation – Culinary Institute of the Pacific, or Mills College.

Iok Lin C. Wong

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84, of Honolulu, Hawaii,died in Honolulu on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. She was born in Zhongshan, China. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Edward Soichi Yamamoto

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90, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Wahiawa on Monday, January 23, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Inurnment: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
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Siong Wah Yee

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77, of Honolulu, Hawaii died in Honolulu on Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was born in Miri Sarawak, Malaysia. He was retired from the State of Hawaii, Dept. of Transportation. He is survived by wife Nyak Mui Yee, sons, Philip (Sheila) Yee, John Yee. Grandsons, Jaden and Jamie. Brothers, the late Siong Lam (Yu Mei Fung) Yee, Siong Onn (Lisa) Yee, Kevin (Margaret) Yee. Sisters, Kam Chee (Chung Khoon) Lau, Kam Saw (Foo Hong) Chong, the late Kam Lan (Peng Nam) Ng, Kam Jung Yee, and nieces and nephews. Visitation: 9:00am, Service: 9:30am on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Scattering of ashes at sea to follow.

Emmaline Ululani (Pratt) Yen

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Emmaline Ululani (Pratt) YenAge 78, passed away on February 19, 2017 at her home in Kahalu'u. Emmie was a graduate of Farrington High School, Class of 1956. She was preceded to Heaven by her husband Melvin Yen; brothers Edgar, Merlin, Anthony, Wallace, Vernal, Clarence, Howard, and Harvey; sisters Viola, Naomi, Lorna, Genevieve and Lovey. She is survived by her brother Edward Pratt; her children Erena (Takekawa), Nalu, Alan, Kevin, Ivan and John Pakele (hanai); grandchildren Jordan, Lindsay & Micah Takekawa/ Kainalu, Kawelau & Emma Yen/ Lauren, Madeline, Kalani & Noelle Yen/Jett & Jude Yen/ Curren, Evie & Henna Yen/ Kekoa, Kawai & Keola Pakele; and great grandchildren Ke'oli, 'Ihi'ihilauakea & Ka'imi. Services to be held on March 1, 2017 from 10:00am - 12:00pm at Ko'olau Grand Ballroom (45-550 Kiona'ole Rd, Kane'ohe) with pupu reception to follow.

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