Archive for March 1st, 2017

Honorina Tuiolelago Ahia

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77, of Lahaina, Maui, died in Wailuku on Thursday, February 23, 2017. She was born in American Samoa. Visitation: 9:00a.m.; Services: 11:00a.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Kings Cathedral, Lahaina.
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Alfred Bonga

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Alfred Bonga74 of Honolulu, passed away on February 4, 2017 in Las Vegas after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He served in the Navy for 4 years and then worked as an Able Seaman for 46 years. He traveled the world and loved the sea. He is survived by his wife, Julie; daughters, Robin and Charlene; brother, Leroy; three sisters, Norma Caravalho, Elaine Baltero, and Pauline Efhan; and 5 grandchildren. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends. Visitation from 9AM-11AM on March 16, 2017 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

William Bowden

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William Bowden William Eugene Bowden, 79, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, retired Army CWO4 Bandmaster, died this past Christmas morning of respiratory failure. Mr. Bowden was a career 30 year military man who served in Vietnam as a trombonist flying by helicopter with his fellow bandsmen into native villages to play music. He rose through the ranks to become a bandmaster and always endeavored to be a musical ambassador. Which he became. He traveled to many countries, met many foreign dignitaries, and connected with other human beings in places all over the world in a way only music can engender. William "Billy" Bowden was born in Oconee County, Georgia and raised by his aunt and uncle, Tom and Carolyn Bowden in Athens, GA. Tom Bowden was part owner of Bowden-LaBoon Auto Shop. Billy worked at the shop and became a proficient mechanic. The young Mr. Bowden graduated Athens High in 1955 and attended the University of Georgia, Athens until he was drafted in 1960. He met his future wife, Teresa Nelle Thomas, in the University of Georgia Redcoat Band trombone section. The two were married in 1959. Bill eventually finished his degree in music at UGA in 1972. In 1991, he received his Master's Degree in Information Technology at the University of Hawaii. Mr. Bowden had an extremely successful army career spanning 30 years. He rose to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 4. His medals and ribbons include: Legion of Merit Medal, Meritorious Service Medal 2nd Award, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star, Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal 2nd Award, Good Conduct Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, and NCO Professional Development Ribbon with number 4. He also had over 150 Letters of Commendation in his Military 201 file for excellence in musical and administrative performance. When Bandmaster Bowden was stationed at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii, he and his wife fell in love with Hawaii and decided to spend his 26 years of retirement in Wahiawa Heights. William Bowden is survived by his wife of 57 years, Teresa Thomas Bowden, now living in Ft. Collins, CO; two daughters, Dale of San Jose, CA and Donna Turner of Ft. Collins, CO; sister-in-law Claire Brown of Alexandria, VA; Aunt Grace Talmadge of Gainesville, GA., and three grandchildren Chris, Kevin, and Katelynn. Funeral Services will be held at The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, Honolulu, Hawaii at 1:00 p.m. on March 3, 2017.

Po Shun Cheng

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Mr. Po Shun Cheng, 90, passed away on 4 Feb. 2017. He was born in Zhongshan, China and moved to Hong Kong in 1949 where he was a salesman for Lane Crawford/Dairy Farm. In 1963, he emigrated to Honolulu, Hawaii with his wife and young family for a better life in America. He worked in the restaurant business for over three decades as a chef and brought up 4 children in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife Pui King, daughter Lori, and sons Gary, David, and Russel, and 4 grandchildren... Chase, Shae, Arissa, and Kai. He had a very long and fulfilling life spanning 9 decades and will be missed by his family who are grateful for all his hard work, loyalty, and devotion to them. Services: 9:00-11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7 at Valley of the Temples Chapel with burial to follow: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Alexander K.C. Ching

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92, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died on January 26, 2017. Visitation 10:00 a.m.; service 11:00 a.m.; burial at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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Cynthia “Cindy” Louise Comilang

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57, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. She was born in California. Visitation: 3:30 PM; Services: 4:30 PM on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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Reverend Deacon Thomas Patrick Contrades

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67, of Kapaa, died on February 24, 2017. He was born in Lihue on August 28, 1949. Celebration of Life: Saturday, March 4, 2017 at St. Raphael Church in Koloa. Visitation: 8 a.m.; Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Raphael Church Cemetery.
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Hazel Leinaala Damas

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81, of Waipahu, HI, died in Waipahu on Sunday, January 8, 2017. She was born in Kailua- Kona, HI. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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S. Kenneth Davidson

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94, of Kapolei, HI, died in Ewa Beach on Friday, February 10, 2017. He was born in Hannibal, OH. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Honolulu Church of Christ, Keeaumoku.
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Joseph E. Hale

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79, of Aiea, died in Honolulu on Friday, February 17, 2017. He was born in Yokohama. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Thurston Memorial Chapel at Punahou School.
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Lillian Honma

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87, of Honolulu, HI, died on February 8, 2017 in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. Private services held.
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Stuart Tadashi Ing

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44, of Mililani, HI, died in Honolulu on Monday, January 23, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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Kristin Nicole Kaneshiro

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Kristin Nicole Kaneshiro28, passed away on January 22nd, 2017 in Seattle WA. She was born in Honolulu. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Washington in 2010, she achieved her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2014, and used her knowledge and compassion to help others every day. She was a Staff Pharmacist at Bartell Drugs in Seattle. Remembered and missed always by her mother Pamela Morrissey Kaneshiro, father Herbert Kaneshiro, sister Kelsey Kaneshiro MD, grandparents Jack Chun and Ruth Kaneshiro, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. We're so proud of you and you'll be forever in our hearts. A private service has been held.

Benjamin Kokoili Keliiholokai

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61, of Waimanalo, HI, died in Kailua, HI on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. He was born in Defiance, OH. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
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Justin “Pocho” Kalani Lee Larson

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32, of Pearl City, HI, died in Aiea on Thursday, December 15, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4 at Joy of Christ Lutheran Church, Pearl City.
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Fay Kinuko Manabe

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75, of Kailua passed away on February 7, 2017 in Kailua. She was a retired Accounts Payable Manager for American Express and Hardware Hawaii. She is survived by her sons, Lance Manabe (Deanna) and Layne Manabe (Shari); 2 grand- children; sisters, Dorene Koyanagi, Pauline Nishihara, Lorraine Mow; sister-in-law, Winifred Manabe. Visitation 5:00 p.m. on Friday (March 10) at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Burial on Saturday (March 11) at Mililani Mortuary at 8:30 a.m. Aloha Attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Takeko I. Masaki

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91, of Honolulu, died in Aiea on Saturday, February 11, 2017. She was born in Maui. Visitation: 4:30 PM; Services: 5:30 PM on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Inurnment: 1 PM on Thursday, April 6 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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FLAVIANA “BEBING” MATAS

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Age 82, of Waialua, HI, passed away January 19, 2017 in Waialua. Born December 21, 1934 in Luyang, Siquijor, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Glenn (Liberty) Matas, Gem (Michelle) Matas, Gilbert (Cheryl) Matas, Garth (RoseAnne) Matas, Gerry (Ernestine) Matas; daughter, Grace Matas; brother, Leoncio Jumawan; sister, Lourdes Duhaylungsod; 23 grandchildren; 19 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (March 6) at St. Michael Catholic Church (67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua); mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

CATHERINE ASAKO MORIBE

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88, of Honolulu passed away on December 2, 2016 at Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Kula, Maui. She was a retired business office clerk for Kuakini Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Ray; son, Glen (Sandy) Moribe; daughter, Lori (Brian) Fukunaga; sister Ruby Shimada, 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Private Services held. No monetary gifts (koden).

Betty Kinuko Nakata

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83, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu on Friday, February 17, 2017. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui, HI. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Honolulu.
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Mae Tsuyako Nishimoto

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89, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Monday, February 20, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Services: 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 5 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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Richard Junichi Okamura

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71, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Friday, February 3, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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Ruth Michiko Okuhara

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86, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 1 PM; Services: 2 PM on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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Jesse S. Palusami

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36, of Halawa, Hawaii, died in Wahiawa on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. He was born in Honolulu on August 12, 1980. Visitation: 12:00 p.m.; Services: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Jesus The Bread of Life, Waianae.
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Juanita A. Paullo

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90, of Honolulu, died in Makaha on Friday, February 10, 2017. She was born in Pakala, Kauai. Visitation: 9:00-10:30 a.m.; Mass 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at St. John the Baptist Church Honolulu. Burial: 12:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
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Annette Lin Sperle-Delos Reyes

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48, of Waipahu, HI, died in Honolulu on Monday, February 13, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel.
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Jane R. Robello

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92, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. She was born in Kaupakalua. Visitation: 10:30a.m.; Services: 11:30a.m on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Burial: 2:00p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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EUPHEMIA “INIANG” A. ROSETE

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Age 91, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 19, 2017 in Waipahu. Born June 17, 1925 in Lahaina, Maui, HI. She is survived by son, Bernardo A. (Rosie) Rosete; daughter, Tereza R. (Eloy) Gapuzan; sisters, Getrudis R. Vidad, Corazon R. Viernes; 3 grand- children; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (March 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (March 7) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); mass 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Terry “Shiro” Taro Shiroma

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62, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu on Sunday, February 12, 2017. He was born in Tamuning, Guam. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
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Fujio Shito

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87, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu, HI on Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born in Koolau, Kauai, HI. Private Services.
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