Archive for October 28th, 2017

Meliton A. Adversalo

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93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on October 5, 2017. He was born in Kahuku. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Dr. Herbert Yau Hoy Chinn

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97, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on September 26, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Private Burial.
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Robert S.D. Hahn

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90, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on October 7, 2017. He was born in Waialua. Private Services were held.
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PATSY ANNE (ORNELLAS) HAPENNEY

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PATSY ANNE (ORNELLAS) HAPENNEY70, of Ewa Beach Passed away Friday September 22, 2017 at Queens Medical center, she was born in Lihue, Kauai. Memorial services will be held at 9:30 am to 1:00pm on November 3, 2017 at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary then moved to the Veterans Cemetery of the Pacific in Kaneohe.

Nancy Anderson Higa

Posted On October 28th, 2017 -

84, of Windsor, California, died in Honolulu on October 1, 2017. She was born in Torrance, California. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Master Sergeant Thomas “Tommy” B. K. Lau, Ret.

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94, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Pearl City on October 12, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
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James K. Matayoshi

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93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on October 23, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 2:00 p.m.; Services: 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin.
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Myrna Mizukami

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69, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on September 13, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Private Services.
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Floyd Kalei Nahinu

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54, of Wailuku, Maui, died in Wailuku on October 15, 2017. He was born in Wailuku. Visitation: 9:00 a.m. Services: 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Maui Lani Parkway.
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Deborahann Toshiko Otsuka

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57, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died in Honolulu on October 18, 2017. She was born in Hoolehua. Private Services.
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Grayce O. Oyadomari-Miji

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95, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on October 5, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel.
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Zhang Ying Ruan

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81, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on October 5, 2017. She was born in Guangdong, China. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Ronald Masashi Shishido

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Ronald Masashi Shishido, 80, passed away on September 25, 2017. He was born on May 14, 1937 in Hilo to Masao and Chiyoko Shishido. He graduated from Kaimuki High School and served as an aircraft mechanic in the United States Air Force. He worked at GTE Hawaiian Tel as a PBX Installer and then later as an Installation Supervisor. After retiring from GTE Hawaiian Tel, Ronald worked at Aloha Airlines as a Contract Service employee. Ronald was a Century Plus Donor for the Hawaii Blood Bank. Ronald is survived by his wife, Alice; sons Darry (Lori) and Blaine (Melissa); 4 grandchildren, Christian, Taylor, Ty, and Trey. A memorial service celebrating Ronald's life will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary at 30 North Kukui Street in downtown Honolulu. Visitation is at 9:00 am. Service is at 10:00 am with refreshments to follow. Casual attire and no flowers please. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Ophelia Castillo Silvestre

Posted On October 28th, 2017 -

79, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Ewa Beach on October 10, 2017. She was born in Moncada, Tarlac, Philippines. Private Services.
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DR. YOSIHIKO SINOTO

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DR. YOSIHIKO SINOTO93, of Honolulu, passed away on October 4, 2017. Yosi as he was known to his many friends and colleagues was the senior archaeologist in the Anthropology Department of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum. He occupied the Museum's Kenneth P. Emory Distinguished Chair in Anthropology since 1989. He began his work in the Pacific in 1954 as Dr. Emory's assistant and continued his research of Polynesian migrations for more than six decades. He officially retired in 2013, but continued to go in to his office at the Museum to work with his loyal team of colleagues, volunteers, and part time assistant provided by the Museum until the first part of this year. He spent many years in French Polynesia researching the homelands of the prehistoric inhabitants of the Hawaiian Islands. Besides pursuing his own research, many important sites and prehistoric complexes were restored and preserved for the benefit of the cultural descendants. Probably more widely known there than in Hawaii, the people of Tahiti and Marquesas affectionately referred to him as tapone (Japanese) or Taote Sinoto (Dr. Sinoto). He was blessed with a long and fruitful life pursuing what he loved and enjoyed since his intermediate school days. Over the years he met and became friends with many people, not only in the Pacific, but worldwide. He was fortunate to have many professional colleagues throughout his career. He was happy to see his latest book, The Curve of the Hook, written with Mr. Hiroshi Aramata, translated and published by the University of Hawaii Press in September of 2016. He is survived by his son Akihiko, daughter-in-law, Lucindy, and grandsons Luke Kaneko, Laurent Sinoto (Brandy), and Leigh Sinoto. The Sinoto family wishes to acknowledge the following individuals who have continued to provide vital support for his work throughout his time at the Museum: Mr. Eric Komori, Ms. Elaine Rogers- Jourdane, Ms. Toni Han, Ms. Shoko Hisayama, Mr. Peter Tanaka, Mr. Kei Suzuki, Mr. Art Pascua, Mr. Toru Hayashi, Ms. Sophie Teururai, Ms. Paloma Lapeina, Ms. Dorothy Levi, Mr. Umi Kai, and Mr. Masafumi Honda. Also, our aloha to his very dear and oldest friends, Dr. Douglas Yen, Mr. John Carroll, Mrs. Patience Bacon, Dr. Hiro Kurashina, Dr. Becky Stephenson, Mr. Moriyuki Kunimoto, his cousin Mr. Takane Hara, and all the numerous other friends, colleagues, and relatives who could not be mentioned here for their lifelong encouragement. We are grateful for the loving care provided over the last few years by his caregivers, Ms. Temalesi Cakacaka, Mr. Tupou Bose, and especially Mrs. Yolanda Arriaga De Villalobos. We also Thank the past and current management and staff of the Bishop Museum. A public Memorial Event celebrating Dr. Sinoto's life and achievements will be held at the Bishop Museum on Weds., November 15, 2017 from 2-6pm. A short program is scheduled at 4pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested for the Museum's Emory-Sinoto Fund to support the continuation of the archaeological research and preservation work of Drs. Kenneth P. Emory and Yosihiko Sinoto. Please contact Ms. Shoko Hisayama at #808 258-5633. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Mildred Mitsuko Sogi

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Mildred Mitsuko Sogi92 years old, passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 13, 2017 in California, after a long and full life. She is survived by her 3 children, Gayne Sogi, Craig Sogi, Leigh Vogen, 5 grand- children and 7 great grand- children. No service will be held at her request. Memorial donations can be made in her honor at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, where her ashes will be placed next to her husband, Paul Hiroshi Sogi.

Katsumi “Kats” Yamada

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70, of Honolulu, Hawaii died on October 18, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born in Japan. Visitation: 2:00 pm; Services: 3:00 pm on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
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