Archive for February 4th, 2018

William Alvin Kaai

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55, of Hauula, died in Kailua on December 26, 2017. He was born in Kahuku, HI. Visitation: 10am Services: 11am on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
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“Jackie-Boy” Kalani Kalilikane

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43, of Las Vegas, Nevada, died in Las Vegas on December 21, 2017. He was born in Honolulu on February 25, 1974. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at O'ahu Cemetery Chapel.
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Makanani Kahauolupea Lehua Kanana-Elliot

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12, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on January 1, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 10 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary-East Chapel.
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Henry “Hana” K. Kanoa, Sr.

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62, of Waimanalo, died in Kailua on December 24, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Celebration of Life: 11:00am on Saturday, February 10 at Kaiona Beach Park.
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Theresa “Terry” Kibbe

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88, of Makawao, Maui, died in Kahului, Maui on January 9, 2018. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. Visitation: 9am to 11am Services: 11am. on Friday, February 9, 2018 at St. Anthony Church in Wailuku. Cremation to follow.
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Keiko K. Komoda

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84, of Makawao, died in Wailuku on Friday, January 12, 2018. She was born in Wailuku. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Burial: 9 a.m. on Monday, February 12 at Maui Veteran's Cemetery.
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Jane Tsutae Kurisu

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89, of Wailuku, Maui, died in Kula on January 13, 2018. She was born in Spreckelsville. Private Services were held.
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Harriet I.S. Lee

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Harriet I.S. Lee, 86, of Honolulu passed away on December 30, 2017. She is survived by husband John; sons Ben (Noe), Tony (Karen), Tim; daughters MaryAnn, Terese (Mike) Nakayama, Lisa (Charlee); granddaughters Liann, Annemarie, Aimee-Louise and Sara. Private Services were held. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

George Chuck Sing Lee

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George Chuck Sing Lee97, of Kaneohe, Hawaii passed away peacefully on January 7, 2018. He was born on March 15, 1920 in Honolulu, Hawaii. George was a retired Radio and Electronics Technician for the U.S. Department of the Army, DOL at Fort Shafter and he was a self-employed auto mechanic and TV repairman. George was predeceased by his wife, Ruby. He is survived by daughter Lourdes (Russell) Whang; sons Gerard (Mi Suk), and Garrett (Joyce E'borel); granddaughters Shannon and Cori Whang, Richelle (Chris) Esona and Jasmin Lee; and great grandchildren Donovan and Carli. Visitation: 10 am, Services: 11 am on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Burial at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe at 2pm. Casual attire.

Harriet I.S. Lee

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86, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 30, 2017. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Private Services Held
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Betty Yasuko Leong

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76, of Kailua, died in Kailua on January 20, 2018. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. Private service held.
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Leonardo Ecat Luab

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43, of Aiea, Hawaii, died in Pali Momi on December 22, 2017. He was born in Diguan, Philippines. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Service: 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday February 7, 2018 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Mass: 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial: 11:00 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
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Kalaulimaopeleokekaipakalani “Laulima” Paniccia Lyman

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Kalaulimaopeleokekaipakalani KALAULIMAOPELEOKEKAIPAKALANI LAULIMA PANICCIA LYMAN 38, of Kapa'a, passed away January 24 after a long and hard fought struggle with cancer. She was born March 20, 1979 in Honolulu. Laulima grew up in Waialua and attended Kamehameha Schools. She graduated from Naropa University, majoring in Buddhist Psychology. While attending college, she fell in love with Winterpark, Colorado and the many friends she made there. She became an avid snowboarder and remained in the Rocky Mountains for ten years. She also developed a fierce pioneer spirit and honed her independent nature and love of adventure. After graduation, Laulima moved to Kauai, where she had spent many summers growing up, camping and hiking. She worked at Duke's Restaurant where she met her husband, Caleb Odam. They have two children, Kala'e, 7, and Ka'ena, 3. Laulima loved spending time with her family at home, tending to her rose garden, surfing, paddling, and just generally being in or near the ocean. Laulima was deeply loved by family and friends, who describe her as always graceful and gracious. She gave freely of herself and of her wisdom and will be missed by many. She is survived by her husband Caleb Odam and their children, Kala'e and Ka'ena, her sisters Aleui and A'ala Lyman, her brother Kepa Lyman, her father James "Kimo" Lyman, her grandmother Mary Paniccia, godmother Patti Paniccia Mailes, and a large family of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. Laulima was proceeded in death by her mother, Victoria Paniccia Lyman. Her family and friends describe her as a loving and caring person who was deeply loved by family and friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10am at Lydgate Park in Kapa'a, Kauai."

RHODIE FUYUMI MASUSAKO

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RHODIE FUYUMI MASUSAKODecember 30, 1944- January 5, 2018 73, of Honolulu, Hawai'i, passed away on January 5, 2018. She was born in Paia, Maui, to Takeshi and Kiyoko Masusako of Makawao. She is survived by her niece, Kapiolani K. Masusako; brother, Elden (Kapiolani D.) Masusako; sister, Thelma Masusako; nephews, Enoka Masusako & Keahi (Lesley) Masusako; and grand nephew, Ronin Masusako. Services will be held at the Makawao Hongwanji on February 17, 2018 at 11:00am. Please contact Kapiolani K. at rhodiemasusako@yahoo.com, for questions. "You are the most beautiful thing I keep inside my heart"

Russell Mitsuo Matsumoto

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73, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died at his home in Honolulu on January 20, 2018. He was born in Honolulu.
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Eric A. K. Mendiola

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63, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, died in Kurtistown on January 16, 2018. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Mass 10 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Burial: of urn to follow at Alae Cemetery.
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Jerome Joseph Millon, Sr.

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89, of Waikoloa, died in Waikoloa on January 6, 2018. He was born in Berwyn, Illinois. A Celebration of Life and scattering of ashes to be held at later date.
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Sally Kimiko Murata

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75, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu, Hawaii on Friday, December 29, 2017. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Private Services held.
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Dorothy Masako Nakatsuji

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85, of Honolulu, former Chairperson of the Board of HMSA and Deacon in the Episcopal Church, passed away on January 9, 2018. She was born to Nobuo and Ida Kamigaki in Peru, Wyoming. She earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Utah. She worked as a psychiatric nurse in Utah, as an Instructor in Nursing at the University of Hawaii, as Program Director of Hospice Hawaii, as Director of the Diaconate Training Program for the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii, as an ordained Deacon at St. Clement's Parish, as Director of St. Clement's School, and as a Member of the HMSA Board of Directors. She is survived by her sons Ross and Robert Nakatsuji (Stacia Silva), grandchildren Maxwell and Elise Nakatsuji, sister-in-law Mary Kamigaki, niece Pamela Hanifen (David Hanifen), and sister-in-law Laura Sato (Larry Sato). Her husband, Ronald Nakatsuji, predeceased her last February. Services will be held at St. Clement's Church on Sunday, February 11, 2018; visitation at 2:00 pm, service at 3:00 pm, and reception to follow. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

JANNA-LYNNE “FOO” NISHIMURA

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JANNA-LYNNE 61, of Ewa Beach. Born 1/24/56. Died peacefully on 12/13/17. Survived by Mother: Cynthia Chun Foo; Brothers: Timothy, Troy, Tenneyson Foo; Sister: Allison "Foo" Jackson. Celebration of Life: Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at Mililani Memorial, Mauka Chapel. Visitation 9:30am - Service 10:30am. Casual Attire.

Violet F. Ogata

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Violet  F. Ogata85, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was born to Seisuke and Taneko Fujimoto in Honolulu on October 14, 1932. She is survived by her loving husband, James; sons Kevin (Sunny), Randy, Lance (Marlo) and Jarret; grandchildren, Kailer, and Rylen; brother George (Elsie); nephews, Scott and Keith; niece Deidre; grandnephew Tyler and grandnieces Taryn and Kristen. A private Celebration of Life was held on January 27, 2018 at the Makiki Christian Church.

Setsuko Fukai Ogawa

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101, of Aiea, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on December 21, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Private Services held.
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May M.L. Ogimi

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May M.L. OgimiAge 77, of Kaneohe passed away peacefully at home on January 15, 2018. She was born on January 20, 1940 in Honolulu, Hi. Retired after 25 years of working in Carpenter's Union administrative office. She is survived by her mother Wilhelmina Kam Lee Yoshimura; son Terry (Paula); brothers Newton Yuen, Keith and Lance Yoshimura (Mary); daughter-in- law Jinny; 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband Jerry; daughter Robyn; son Dana. Her celebration of life will be held on February 15, 2018 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Visitation from 9:00 a.m.; Service at 10:00 a.m.; Lunch 11:00; Burial at 1:00 at Valley of the Temples.

May Hatsue Kitagawa Okazaki

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May Hatsue Kitagawa Okazaki93, of Honolulu, HI, passed away peacefully on Nov. 19, 2017. She was born on Hawaii Island to John Y. and Mitsuru Kitagawa. She loved children and taught at Lunalilo Elementary. After retirement, she found a second calling with Project Dana assisting frail elderly and their caregivers. She was a past president of the Hawaii Betsuin Buddhist Women's Association. She enjoyed travel, spending time with her grand- children, and hosting gatherings at her home. Survivors include husband Buzzy Okazaki; daughter Cynthia Tae Alm (Robbie); granddaughters Kristin Alm (David), Rachel Alm; brother Jackie (May) Kitagawa; sisters Ethel Kitagawa, Grace Kitagawa. Predeceased by sister Helen (Kitagawa) Hongo. Memorial service on Sat, Feb 17, 1:00 pm, Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1727 Pali Hwy (entrance on Lusitana St). No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Kinue Oshita

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85, of Mililani, HI, died in Mililani on December 8, 2017. She was born in Waipahu, HI. Private Services.
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Presidio Flor Padron

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82, of Kahului, Maui, died in Islands Hopice Hale on January 9, 2018. He was born on September 6, 1935 in Puunene, Maui. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Nakamura Mortuary. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
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Martha Perreira

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89, of Haiku, Maui, died in Wailuku on January 4, 2018. She was born in Puunene. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018 at St. Joseph Church, Makawao. Inurnment: to follow at St. Joseph Church Cemetery.
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Raymond “Bondo” Milanio Pilor

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71, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on November 19, 2017. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. Private services held.
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Clifford Recamara

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76, of Makakilo, Hawaii, died in Makakilo on January 11, 2018. He was born in Hana, Maui. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018 at St. Jude Catholic Church. Burial: 3:00 p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park.
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Donato Remigio

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97, of Lahaina, Maui, HI, died in Lahaina on December 19, 2017. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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