Archive for September 10th, 2017

Charles Burton Legg, III

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66, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died in Holualoa on August 19, 2017. He was born in Catskill, New York. Private Service to be held.
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Radley S. Llego

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49, of Honolulu, Hawaii, formerly of Maui, died in Aiea on August 16, 2017. He was born in Wailuku, Maui. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku.
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Haroleen Puena Makuakane

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64, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on August 22, 2017. She was born in Keaukaha. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery.
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Michiko Matsumoto

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1944-2017 Age 73, she was born on March 5, 1944 and passed away peacefully on July 5, 2017. She was born in Manchuria. She is survived by her husband, Robert K. Matsumoto, and her son, Julian S. Matsumoto. She is also survived by her brother, Kazutoshi Kuwabara (Julia) of Tokyo, Japan, and by her sister, Maria Chang (Richard) of Irvine, California. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Adele D.S. Mitchell

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92, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died in Kailua on August 30, 2017. She was born in Central Park, New York. Private Services.
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Makoto Nekoba

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90, of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the Pearl City Nursing Home. Born and raised in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, Mako lived most of his life in Honolulu with his family. He retired from Pan American Airways and the University of Hawaii Athletic Department. He lived his life to the fullest by traveling to many countries, earned a shiatsu and reflexology massage license and enjoyed massaging family and friends. In his retirement years Mako and Ayako enjoyed Las Vegas. He is survived by his wife, Ayako, daughter Kim Uyehara, son-in-law, Rodney Uyehara, sisters, Michie Asato, Tsuyako (Sim) Seiki and many loving nephews and nieces. Visitation will at 5:00 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 6:00 p.m on September 15, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Yiuzo Nii

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95, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on August 17, 2017. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo.
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Mary Claire Nole

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MARY CLAIRE NOLE 77, of Kailua, Hawaii passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Mary nourished people around her with love, faith, and kindness. She was a career travel agent, managing Aikahi World Travel and was Hawaii's first cruise master at Regal Travel in Koko Marina. Mary was an active member of Soroptimist Hawaii, The Garden Club, and The Outdoor Circle. She loved to cook, but was best known for her Italian cooking. A few of her hobbies were travel, gardening, and lake fishing in Minnesota. Preceded in death by her husband Ronald J. Nole. She is survived by children, Patricia and Anthony Nole, and six grandchildren: Wyatt, Candace, & Christian Redongo, Ryan Tompkins, and Dominic and Carmela Nole. Her service will be held at the St. Anthony of Padua Chapel in Kailua. Visitation at 10:00 am, Mass at 11:00 am, and a celebration of life luncheon to follow in the church hall.

CAPTAIN LEO AMMON OHAI

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CAPTAIN LEO AMMON OHAI94, of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away peacefully at home on August 26, 2017. An independent commercial fisherman and pilot, Leo was born in Wailua Homestead, Kauai on February 24, 1923. He was a well known and highly respected member of the fishing community. Leo was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia, and sons, Paul and Levon Ohai. He is survived by his children, Nephi Ohai, Laola Kau, Roberta (Frank) Livingston, Anolani (John) Haiola, Lisa Ohai, Tiare (Bob) Martin, Reri Ohai, Leolani Bailey, Leah Nicole Bailey; brother Reynolds Ohai and sisters Evelyn Fernandez and Alicia Tanigawa, as well as 28 grandchildren, 40 great-grand- children, nieces and nephews. For years the ocean was where his soul felt peace, so be happy as he goes out to sea, and if others wonder why he's missing, tell them he's gone fishing! Services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Nuuanu Chapel located at 622 N. Judd St. on Friday, September 15, 2017 with visitation at 9:30 am, Services: 10:30 am. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Gladys Antonina Mande Padre

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91, of Kapaa, HI, died on August 18, 2017 at Garden Isle Health Care. She wa born on September 1, 1925 in Kauai, HI. Visitation: 8:00 am; Service: 10:00 am on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at St. Catherine Church. Burial: 11:30 am at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
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Adrian R. Pascual

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41, of Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 27, 2017. He was born in Hilo. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Burial: 9:30 a.m. on Monday, September 18 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
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ROGER PHILLIPS

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ROGER PHILLIPS/1934-2017 INVENTOR OF LIFESCAN ONE TOUCH BLOOD GLUCOSE METER Roger C. Phillips, PhD, the inventor of the LIFESCAN "ONE TOUCH" blood glucose meter for diabetics (and diabetic test strips) passed away quietly in his North Shore Haleiwa home on Saturday, August 26, after a battle with bone and lung cancer. He was 83 years old. The "ONE TOUCH" meter shows when your blood sugar numbers are in or out of range, and he received national recognition for his development of this device.' According to the International Diabetes Federation, diabetes affects over 371 million people worldwide. Philips invention of the ONE TOUCH has helped to save millions of lives internationally. Roger Phillips was "A hidden treasure" who lived the life of a recluse on the North Shore. Hanai family friend and Power of Attorney Jessica Lani Rich said, "Roger was a brilliant man, with a sharp wit, who made a major contribution to the world by helping diabetics. Roger was a famous man, but he lived a private life. Hawaii is so lucky to have someone with an international reputation who lived in our state. Phillips was born in Worcester, MA with five siblings and grew up attending public schools where he excelled academically. Dr. Phillips earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, following which he studied for a time with the Jesuit Order. He was the Vice-President of Research for LIFESCAN. This system was the basis of purchase for Johnson & Johnson. Roger retired to Hawaii in 2000 where he spent many pleasant years and volunteered for the American Cancer Society in driving people to medical appointments. Roger leaves a son Matthew and his wife Natalie; four grandchildren: Andrea Phillips Costa, Matthew Jr., Noah, Michael, and a great grandson, Elijah Acosta of California. Roger also leaves a sister, Geraldine Phillips Krupika and a brother, Thomas M. Phillips, as well as several nieces and nephews, all residing in Massachusetts. Roger's Hanai family in Hawaii includes: Jessica Lani Rich and her husband Richard Texier; Butch, Bobby, and Kanai Helemano; Judi Petersen; and Jerol Hanson. The family is very grateful to Lou Marcelo, owner of Lou's Home Care; Sylvia Ganaban; and the dedicated male nurses Richard Barrette, Maximo Tadeo, Romel Cruz, and Jeffrecito Bulan for making the last days of Roger's life comfortable; they were outstanding. We would also like to thank the caring team of Bristol Hospice: Miriam Jose and Crystal Miller, Roger's Nurses; Jared Lee, LSW, Chaplain Erin Nielson, Mae Shea, and Chaplain Larry Taao. Roger will be missed by those who knew him for his quick wit, his generosity, and his empathy for others. Celebration of Life Services will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary on Friday, September 15, with Visitation at 9:00 a.m., Service at 10:00 a.m., and Burial at 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Robin Kim Pratt

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58, of Hauula, Hawaii, died in Hauula on July 21, 2017. She was born in Orange County, California, Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa.
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LeRoy Paele Pulawa

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83, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Mililani on August 26, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Celebration of Life: 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Nimitz Beach Barbers Point Pavilion #1814.
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Charles “Supah” Y. Saiki

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86, of Aiea, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on August 23, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Private services.
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SAKAI, CAROLYN T.

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, 95 On August 23, 2017, Carolyn T. Sakai, 95, passed away in Idaho after a stroke. Born March 6, 1922, Kealia, Kauai, Hawaii, she is survived by her daughter, Linda M. Sakai, MD; son-in-law, Gavin S. Young, MD; sister, Iris Fukui. The family requests, that in lieu of koden, donations be made to Hospice of North Idaho, (www.hospiceofnorthidaho.org). Yates Funeral Home has been entrusted with care of final arrangements. Please visit Carolyn's online memorial and sign her guestbook at www.yatesfuneralhomes.com.

Masuko Soneda

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Masuko Soneda86, was born in Puunene, Maui on September 23, 1930, to Kazutomo and Toshimi Shimazu, and was the fifth of seven children. She attended Baldwin High School and the University of Hawaii. She taught briefly on the island of Molokai before marrying the love of her life, Shinji Soneda. They settled in Cincinnati, Ohio, where Shinji worked as a civil engineer and Masuko made a home for their growing family. In 1956, Shinji and Masuko moved back to Hawaii with their two sons, Brian and Alan, who were soon joined by daughters Cynthia and Janice. Once the children were older, Masuko took a job as a library assistant at Aina Haina Library where she worked for many years. After retiring, she volunteered regularly at Kaimuki Library. Masuko loved books and instilled that sense of discovery and joy through reading in her children. After a brief illness, Masuko passed away on August 18, 2017 at Palolo Chinese Home. She will be remembered for her patience, kindness and beautiful smile. Masuko is survived by her sisters Fumie Shimazu (Honolulu) and Sadako Young (San Jose), children Brian Soneda (Burlington, WA), Alan Soneda (El Cerrito, CA) and Janice Saiki (San Ramon, CA) and eight grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Shinji, and daughter, Cynthia Timtim Soneda. There will be a private ceremony at Punchbowl Cemetery. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

David Minoru Suzuki

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66, of Kaneohe, a retired ship scheduler for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, passed away on September 5, 2017 at Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Faye; daughter, Amber Suzuki; mother, Futae; and sister, April Suzuki. Visitation is at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. The service is at 12:00 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Donald Patrick Swain

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65, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on August 27, 2017. He was born in Hilo. Visitation: 8:00 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m.; on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church in Keaukaha. Burial: 12:00 p.m. at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.
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Dean M. Tamanaha

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58, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on August 21, 2017. He was born in Panama City, FL. Visitation: 10am; Services: 11am on Friday, September 15 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel.
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Glenn Haruo Tamashiro

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Age 69, of Pomona California, formally of Lana'i City, Hawaii died on August 19, 2017. He is survived by wife, Lulu and Daughter, Jamie. Brothers: Calvin, Mark & Wade (Bernie). Sisters: Terry (James) & Jo-Ann. Services held at Riverside National Cemetery with full military honors.

Wallace T. Tanouye

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92, of Mililani, HI, died in Kailua on August 28, 2017. He was born in Honolulu, HI. Private Services.
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ANTONE “TONY” TEIXEIRA

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ANTONE 53, of Wai`anae and Kuli`ou`ou was called to heaven on August 13, 2017. He was born on March 18, 1964 in Honolulu, to Belle and Ernie Teixeira, Sr. Our beloved Tony leaves us with unforgettable memories. He will be remembered for his fun loving spirit, generous heart, compassion, charm, and sense of humor. He enjoyed golfing, fantasy football, traveling, and playing the stock market. His entire career was dedicated to the hospitality industry, with over 30 years of banquet services at Pacific Beach Hotel. Survived by his wife Debby; son Travis (Angie) and grandson Ace; parents Belle and Ernie, Sr.; sisters Rozalyn (Gabby), Tracie, Tammy and Kau`i (Danon); brothers Ernie Jr. and Wayne. Visitation at 8:30 a.m. followed by Services at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, September 17th, Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary-Mauka Chapel.

Kazuo Teruya

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Kazuo TeruyaOn August 24, 2017, Kazuo, eldest son of Kizo and Kuse Teruya quietly passed away surrounded by books and family photos; encircled by his family. It was his 94th birthday. Kazuo, born in Kekaha Kauai, left home at 14 to live on his own and attend Hawaiian Mission Academy. After high school he served in Italy as an army tech sergeant with the 88th Division in WWII. Kazuo graduated from La Sierra College, in California in 1952 and then went on to get his medical degree from Loma Linda University. He returned to Oahu in 1962 and after 41 years of group and private practice, working with Queen's Hospital, the John Burns Medical School, introducing cochlear implants to Hawaii and being on numerous committees, he retired at 80, in 2003. He was an active member of the Seventh-day Adventist church, a gentle, kind and generous man, with a quick mind and an eye for detail; an innovator. He will be missed. He is survived by his wife Rose, daughters Sharon, LeAnne (Ray), Beverly (Kelly) and 4 grandchildren; his brothers Keiji (Pat), Kisei, Kishiro (Bernice), Daniel and sisters Yoshiko Chang, Anna Arakaki, Amy Sanada and many nephews and nieces. Services will be held at the Kaneohe SDA Church on 9/17/17. Viewing at 9:30 am and service at 10:30 am.

Mildred M. Tochiki

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99, of Aiea, died in Honolulu on August 12, 2017. She was born in Ewa. Private services held.
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Don S. Tsukahara

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52, of Wasilla, Alaska, died in Wasilla on June 30, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Private Services.
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Natsuko Uezu

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98, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died in Wahiawa on July 12, 2017. She was born in Lawai, Koloa, Kauai. Private Services held.
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David Yukio Watada

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90, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on August 26, 2017. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. Private services will be held.
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Carl “Joey” Wong Jr.

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Carl CARL JOEY WONG JR. Passed away at the age of 51 at his home in Waipahu, Hawaii on July 29, 2017, surrounded by his family. Carl is survived by his fianc, Yvonne Lindo, daughters Jessi-Charet Martin (Bryson) and Jaymi Davis (Jerrell), and sons Troy (Crystal) and Timothy Donner. He is also survived by his parents Carl Sr. and Alberta Wong, sister Cheryl Collins (Calvin), and brothers Conrad Wong (Maxine) and Christopher Wong (Melissa), 6 grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A celebration of his life will be held on September 16, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel, in Waipio, at 5:00 pm. Family requests casual attire and no flowers.

Peter Yukio Yoshimoto

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Peter Yukio Yoshimoto55 of Honolulu, born on December 11, 1961. 1979 Graduate from Kaiser High. Auto Mechanic for Hawaii Kai Chevron and a Generator Mechanic for Generators Hawaii Dean S.H. Pak, Inc. dba Infinity Electric/Premier Construction. Survived by Mother, Mitzi and brothers, Andrew and Michael. "The generous soul will be made rich, And he who waters will also be watered himself." Proverbs 11:25 Celebration of life will be held Saturday (9/16) 11 AM at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; visitation 10 AM. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

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