Archive for March 17th, 2017

Ernest Kahipa Akao

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88, of Nanakuli, Hawaii, died in Nanakuli on Thursday, February 16, 2017. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Kawaiaha`o Church. Private Burial.
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Francisca “Kikay” Bangasan

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83, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, died in Waipahu on Friday, February 10, 2017. She was born in Buguey, Cagayan, Philippines. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
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Forrest David Bennett

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88, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Sunday, March 5, 2017. He was born in French Lick, Orange County, Indiana. Visitation: 11:00a.m.; Services: 11:30a.m on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Private scattering of ashes at a later date.
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Tony S. Bower, Sr.

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72, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Monday, February 20, 2017. He was born in Fagasa, American Samoa. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Burial: 3:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe.
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Samuel Mark Castanera, “Skip”

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SAMUEL MARK CASTANERA, SKIP 78, of Mapulehu, Molokai, passed away, on Oahu, Sunday, February 5th, 2017. He was born June 6th, 1938, in Massachusetts. While stationed on Oahu, as a Marine, he met and married his beloved wife, Pauline. Upon discharge he and Pauline relocated to Molokai. He retired after 25 years of service as a Captain for the Molokai Fire Department. Skip is survived by his wife, Pauline, of 56 years, son Shayne, daughters Sonya, Joy and Samantha, 7 loving grand- children, brother David, sister Sharon and step father-in-law Stephen. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed telling stories to his grandchildren. He will be missed by his family who are grateful for all his hard work, loyalty and devotion. Private services held on Oahu. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Gregory Kazuto Cha

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56, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Friday, February 24, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 1:00p.m.; Services: 2:00p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at St. Alban's Chapel, Iolani School.
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Calvin K. K. Chun

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Calvin K. K. Chun83, passed away February 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, after a long struggle for health. A celebration of his life will be held in December 2017 with family and close friends to scatter his ashes over Honolulu. Cal was born to Alexander Chun and Florence Fong Chun in Honolulu, graduated from Roosevelt High School and the University of Hawaii with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, where he was a member of Peng Hui Fraternity. Cal was a respected Development and Business Management Consultant throughout Hawaii and California. He also loved to play the piano and to entertain, which allowed him to mingle with and "sit in" with many musicians in Honolulu and Los Angeles. He greatly enjoyed travel and imparted many humorous and educational stories. Cal was very proud of his children and grand- children and looked forward to their visits. Cal is survived by his wife of 26 years, Sharon Nichols Chun; children, Gaye Lynne Chun, Grady Lee Chun (Yuki), Nicole Carnation Grolman (Mirek), and Derek Carnation Chun (Lisa); grandchildren, Paul Dickey, Aaron Chun, Kingston Carnation, Kaiulani Carnation, and Michael Grolman; sister, Irma Yen (George); former wife Theresa Tam Chun; and many nieces and nephews.

Manuel R. Dias, Jr.

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69, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Sunday, March 5, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 11:45 a.m.; Services: 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church. Inurnment: 3:00 p.m. at The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
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Joseph A. Eppolito, Sr.

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80, of Kaneohe, HI, died in Honolulu, HI on Saturday, February 25, 2017. He was born in Philadelphia, PA. Visitation: 10:00 AM Services: 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 21 at St. Ann Church in Kaneohe, HI. Inurnment: 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 21 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
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Alaina Colleen De Havillan

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65, of Kailua-Kona,Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital on Saturday, February 11, 2017. She was born in London, United Kingdom. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha 'Oe service on Saturday, March 18 at 78-133 Ehukai St., Kailua- Kona, Hawaii.
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Hwa C. Hung

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87, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Saturday, January 21, 2017. She was born in China. Private Services.
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Ernest Walter Johnston

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Ernest Walter Johnston of Lihue, Kaua`i, died on Tuesday, March 07, 2017.
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Irene Mitsuko Kiyuna

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76, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Friday, March 10, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel.
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Theodore Tamotsu Kohashi

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97, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Monday, February 20, 2017. He was born in South Hilo, Hawaii. Private services.
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Salvador “Buddy” S. Lutao

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Salvador 88 of Honolulu, passed away on February 17, 2017 at Straub Medical Center, Honolulu. He was born on October 2, 1928 in Makaweli, Kauai. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel, Honolulu. Services will begin at 11:30 a.m., burial will be at a later time at Greenhaven Memorial Park in Kaneohe, Oahu. Buddy was a heavy equipment mechanic with Hawaii Equipment/ International Harvesters. He is survived by sons, Paul R. Lutao and Patrick J. (Kimberly) Lutao; brother, Mansueto "Tito" (Adelaida) Lutao; and 1 grandson, Bryson C. Lutao and numerous nieces and nephews. Buddy was predeceased by his wife, Marcelina "Mercy" A. Lutao; daughter, Christina A. Lutao; and son, Phillip A. Lutao.

Salvador S. Lutao

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88, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Friday, February 17, 2017. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Inurnment to follow at Greenhaven Memorial Park.
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MARIA MATTAS MAMACLAY

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Age 99, of Honolulu, HI passed away February 7, 2017 in Honolulu. Born August 12, 1917 in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Preceded in death by husband, Luis Mamaclay, Sr., and son, Abraham Mamaclay. She is survived by daughters, Nida (Alfredo) Damo, Dolores (June, Sr.) Nagum, Asuncion Mamaclay Virtudes, Chita (Irineo) Hilario, Cleofe (Acer) Bautista, Bobbee (Crisanto) Barba; daughter- in-law, Segundina Mamaclay; sons, Eusebio (Imelda) Mamaclay, Jesus (Josefina) Mamaclay, Luis (Dolly) Mamaclay, Jr.; sister, Dolores Matias; 25 grand- children; 31 grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (March 22) at Resurrection of the Lord Church (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio); program 10:00 a.m. Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Alice Hatsuko McGeehan

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85, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. Visitation: 8:00 a.m.; Services: 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: 11:00 at Hawaiii State Veterans Cemetery.
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Leo Nicholas Medina

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49, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines.. Visitation: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
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Brayden K. Napaepae

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4 Months, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, died in Ewa Beach on Thursday, February 16, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 11:30a.m.; Services: 12:30p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel.
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Sue M. Ota

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89, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. She was born in Kainaliu. Private Services held.
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Gerardo Paet

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77 of Ewa Beach, Hawaii died on March 5, 2017. A Retired heavy equipment operator for Hawaiian Dredging & Construction. He is survived by Brothers: Rodolfo Paet (Conchita), Benjamin Paet, Sisters: Esmenia Montefalcon, Virginia Bega (David), Son Gerry "Boy" Paet, Daughters: Jodie Brede (Colin), Royce "Cookie" Ruiz (Ruben), Sandra Cross (Russell), Florence Paet, Cynthia Paet, numerous nieces and nephews, 6 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren. Services @ Mililani Memorial Park on March 26, 2017 Makai Chapel 5:30pm - 9:00 pm Casual Attire/ Flowers welcome.

Miles Yukuo Shigemura

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71, of Pearl City, Hawaii, formerly of Manoa, died in Pearl City on Sunday, February 26, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 23 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
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Yoshikazu Suenobu

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86, of Pahala, Hawaii, died in Pahala on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. Visitation: 9:00 am; Services: 10:00 am on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Naalehu United Methodist Church. Burial: 12:00 pm on Wednesday, March 22 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo.
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Yoshino Tanaka

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89, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Saturday, February 11, 2017. She was born in Anahola, Hawaii. Visitation: 4:30 p.m.; Services: 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary.
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Leiona Chanel Vargas

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Leiona Chanel VargasBorn on Oahu on July 20th, 1980, Leiona Chanel Vargas was brought home to the Lord on February 25th, 2017. Her legacy lives on through her sons, James Tolentino-Ziegler and Leonard Vargas Jr. Raised by her parents, Sandra Larson and Arthur Larson, she is cherished for her role as big sister to Genesis Larson and Dillon Larson. Lei's Celebration of Life will be held on March 25th, 2017 at New Hope Leeward Church Kapolei Campus; visitation at 9am, program to begin at 10am. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Terry Kawika Viela

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Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 14, 1956; passed away February 21, 2017. Graduate of Saint Louis High School and The University of Hawaii, survived by Father Archie Viela; Sister Valerie Yanagihara (Paul); Brother Gary Viela (Renee); sister Laurie Downing (Kainoa); 4 nephews and 2 nieces. Private services were held. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Tomoaki “Tom” Yoshina

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82, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Monday, February 6, 2017. He was born in Hilo. Private Services were held.
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