Archive for February 27th, 2017

George Yasuo Ajifu

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59, of Honolulu passed away on February 12. He recently retired as a painter for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and was a navy veteran. Our beloved, George, is survived by his two brothers, James And Edwin Ajifu, and his sister, Flo Blume. Services will be held on Monday, March 6, at 6 pm at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Emilia D. Bareng

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89, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Friday, February 3, 2017. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 6-9 p.m.; Service 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Mass 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7 at St. Anthony Church Kalihi. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
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STEVEN “BUNNY” ESTEVAN BELLO

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Age 87, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 17, 2017 in Honolulu. Born September 2, 1929 in Waipahu, HI. He was a retired Sgt. Major in the U.S. Army Reserve. Retired from the Lualualei Naval Ammunition Depot. He is survived by his wife, Alice Sadako Bello; son, Clayton (Aileen) Bello; daughter, Sharon (Leroy) Seifert; brother, Richard Bello; 5 grandchildren; 7 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (March 3) at Resurrection of the Lord Church Catholic Church (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu); mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 10:30 a.m. Saturday (March 11) at Mililani Memorial Park.

Jose Bilen Billena

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Age 89, of Honolulu passed away on February 20, 2017. He was born in Santa Ilocos Sur, Philippines and was a dishwasher at Hilton Hawaiian Village. He is survived by his wife Elena; children Rogelio, Amante, Fredelito and Elma Billena Bello; many grandchildren and great-grand- children; sister, Rosita Billena Pascua. Visitation at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, service at 6 p.m. and graveside service on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Richard S. Burkhart

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80, of Mililani, HI, died in Mililani on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. He was born in Berwyn, Illinois. Visitation: 8:30 a.m.; Services: 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
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Yuk Don Chun

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92, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was born in China. Private services.
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BONIFACIO “BONI” FABIAN DADULLA

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Age 94, of Waipahu, HI, passed away Jan. 10, 2017 in Wahiawa. He was born May 15, 1922 in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons, Orlando (Merylo) Dadulla, John (Marites) Dadulla, Franklin (Daisy) Dadulla; daughters, Tessie (Francis) Paat, Helen Dadulla; 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grtandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Friday (Mar. 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Saturday (Mar. 4) at Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Carolyn “Carol” Juliet Galdeira

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73, of Mililani, HI, died in Waipahu on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. She was born in Kahuku. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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Shizue Dorothy Hamamoto

Posted On February 27th, 2017 -

101, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Monday, January 9, 2017. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. Private Services held.
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Joan Hayward

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75, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu, HI on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. She was born in St. Louis, MO.
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Lula Mae Hunter

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87, of Pearl City, HI, died in Aiea on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. She was born in Belfast, Russell County, VA. Services will be held in Knoxville, VA.
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Helen Sueko Ikehara

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98, of Kaneohe, died in Kaneohe on Sunday, February 5, 2017. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. Visitation: 10:00-11:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Chapel.
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Melvyn Haruichi Ishikawa

Posted On February 27th, 2017 -

90, of Aiea, HI, died in Pearl City on Saturday, January 14, 2017. He was born in Wahiawa, HI. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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Gary Tetsuo Kidani

Posted On February 27th, 2017 -

69, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Sunday, January 22, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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Frances Mitsue Lee

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81, of Kaneohe, passed away on February 20, 2017. She was born in Hilo. Preceded in death by her husband, Albert, she is survived by her daughters, Stella (Glen) Kam of Honolulu and Sherry (Art) Martin of Tucson, AZ; grandson, Darren Kam and sister, Jane (Kazumi) Okamura of Hilo. Private service to be held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Florence Kiyoko Matsumoto

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95, of Wahiawa, HI, died in Wahiawa on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. She was born in Wahiawa. Private service held.
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Bernice C.K. Mau

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93, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Friday, January 27, 2017. She was born in Paia. Visitation: 9:30a.m.; Services: 10:30a.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Burial: 12:45p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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Nathan Bernard Naehu

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84, of Kailua, died in Kailua on Thursday, February 9, 2017. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitation: 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Inurnment: 11:00 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
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Ronald Masaji Nakatsuji, “Ronnie”

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RONALD MASAJI NAKATSUJI, RONNIE 82, of Honolulu, a former Air Force captain and pilot, and a retired cost analyst for Hickam Air Force Base, passed away on February 15, 2017 at home. He was born to James and Stella Nakatsuji in Honolulu. He was educated at Iolani and Ohio University, and in the United States Air Force Officer and Pilot Training Program. He played baseball for Iolani and Ohio University, and later coached in local adult and youth leagues. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Masako (born Kamigaki) of Ogden, Utah; sons, Ross and Robert (Stacia Silva) Nakatsuji; grandchildren, Maxwell and Elise Nakatsuji; and sister, Laura Sato (Larry). Service will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at St. Clement's Episcopal Church. Visitation and reception will follow service. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Mae Tsuyako Nishimoto

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89, of Honolulu passed away on February 20, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Ronald Shigeki; sons Jerry (Jean), Earl and Ross; daughter Claire (Warren) Kozai; 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Visitation 10am on Sunday, March 5 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services will be held at 11am. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Violet “Vi” Cayetano Resquer

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80, of Waipahu, HI, died in Waipahu on Monday, January 16, 2017. She was born in Puna, HI. Visitation: 8:30 a.m.; Services: 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Burial: 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Jane Ramon Robello

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Jane Ramon Robello, 92, of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away at Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. She was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. She was a devout Catholic, an active and devoted member of Sacred Heart Parish for more that 55 years. Before becoming ill she humbly served the Lord as a Eucharist Minister and also served on the Food Pantry Ministry, Institute for Human Services Outreach Ministry, and Hospitality Ministry. She is survived by daughters Betty Steljes (Wayne) and Linda Okafuji (Mitchell) of Stockton, California. Granddaughters Christina Simpson and Sara Yamamoto (Reid) of Irvine, California. Great- grandchildren Jillian Simpson, Sky Yamamoto and Renn Yamamoto. Sister Mary Brown (Makawao, Maui) and brothers Jules Ramon (Paulette) of Pukalani, Maui and Joseph Ramon of San Jose, California and many nieces and nephews. Jane's life will be celebrated on March 6th, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary; visitation 10:30 a.m., service 11:30a.m. with burial to follow 2:00p.m. Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

ANNA SUGAI

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ANNA SUGAIAnna Sugai, age 88, passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was born August 18, 1928 in Hanau, Germany. She attended the Goldschmiederschule in Hanau. During the military occupation, right after World War II, she met a young Japanese-American soldier, Gilbert Minoru Sugai. It was a magnificent melding of cultures and history. They were married September 4, 1948 at Schloss Philippsruhe, Hanau. Shortly thereafter, moved to Honolulu, Hawaii. She adopted the island ways, learning from her large, local extended family and from her small community of German girlfriends who shared her history. She was a military spouse for 21 years and worked in child-care and as a waitress for Dot's in Wahiawa. She is survived by her children, Don (Danuta Bukatko) Sugai, Marilyn (Neil) Mitchell, and Diana (Larry) Uchida. Grandchildren, Vanessa (Beau) Brewer and Nicholas Sugai. Great-grandchild, Kaia Brewer. She is also survived by sisters, Margret Erker, Helly Eppert, and Christel (Reiner) Pribrsky, all residing in Germany. Anna will be reunited with her husband, Gilbert, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

Shohichi Tomoyasu

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98, of Ewa Beach, HI, died in Waipahu on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. Private services held.
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Kenneth Kenzo Yoshida

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90, of Pearl City, HI, died in Aiea on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. He was born in Paia, Maui, HI. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Pearl City.
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Megumi Yugawa

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91, of Hilo, died in Hilo on Sunday, February 5, 2017. He was born in Hakalau. Private services held.
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