Archive for April 15th, 2018

Laurraine M.L. Aiona

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Laurraine M.L. Aiona78, was a compassionate, caring, patient and a forgiving soul. Surrounded by loving family and friends, she joined our Lord on March 17, 2018. Preceded by her husband David H. K. Aiona, she is survived by sisters Thelma Swope, Charlotte Aiona, Patricia Wentela; brother Charles Wright; nephews Johnny & Leonard Aiona, many more; children David & Kele Aiona, Meilani Higashi; five grandchildren and 14 great- grandchildren. Celebration of Life: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 Subland (Zablan) Beach Park. Visitation: 8a.m. Services: 9a.m. Scattering of Ashes: 12 Noon. Pa'ina to follow. Casual attire. Friends welcome. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Mitsue Aka

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Mitsue Aka, 97, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 22, 2018. She was born on the Big Island on January 9, 1921. Mitsue grew up on the Hakalau Sugar Plantation and moved to Honolulu, where she later joined Mort and Janice Feldman in founding Tori Richard Ltd. in 1956 (the company began with 3 employees and a sewing machine). After her retirement, Mitsue was an active early morning walker in Manoa Valley, was involved in Okinawan dance and became an avid golfer with her husband David. Mitsue married David on September 30, 1945 and is survived by her children, Gary, Raymond, Steve and Lorraine (Ron) and 4 grandsons. Services will be held at Hosoi Garden Mortuary at 4pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Visitation is at 3:00 p.m. Mitsue will be buried at Oahu Cemetery, together with her husband David, who passed away in 2015. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Herman Kanekalaniku Aki

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Herman Kanekalaniku AkiHerman Kanekalaniku Aki, 54, of Pearl City passed away on March 18, 2018 at Pali Momi Medical Center. He was a self-employed floral arranger, designer and decorator. He also was an employee at Floral Resources for 22 years and was commissioned by several private entities. He is survived by his loving parents Francis & Estrella Aki; Brothers: Francis (Marilyn) Aki Jr., Henry Aki; Sisters: Geraldine (Michael) Rapoza, Inez Aki, Chandra (Willard) Aki; God Mother: Juliet Tankersley; Nieces: Chandra (Kamuela) Spencer, Ashley Aki, Amber Aki (Lawrence Martin III), Amanda Aki; Nephew: Chanson Aki; Hanai Nephew: Dylan English; Hanai Niece: Maila English; Grand Nieces: Grace Aki Shelton, Empress Aki Martin, Sapphire Aki Martin, Briah Aki Park; Grand Nephew: Roman Aki Shelton; Hanai Siblings: Jennie Loque & John Todt, Karen & Ralph Lucero, Leone & Victor Magallanes, Deven & Maria English, Tony & CoraLei Nguyen, Lance & Laarni Aoki, Stanford Ho'ohuli, Aunties, Uncles & Cousins. Herman's Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at New Hope Oahu, 290 Sand Island Access Road, visitation from 3:00 pm with services at 4:00 pm. (Leis and Flowers Welcomed) Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Cemetery Association

Martin “Marty” Allen

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87, of Waimea, Hawaii, died in Holualoa on March 11, 2018. He was born in Chicago. Services: 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Celebration of Life: to follow at the family's residence.
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Walter D. Ana

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62, of Waianae, HI, died in Honolulu on March 22, 2018. He was born in Wahiawa, HI. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Makaha Beach Park. Scattering of ashes 11:30 a.m.
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Joaquin Banuilos

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84, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died in Aiea on March 26, 2018. He was born in Waipahu. Visitation: 10:15 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Pearl City.
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Adele Marie Lupenui Bonifacio

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Adele Marie Lupenui Bonifacio~ Beloved Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandmother, Aunt, & Friend ~ Adele Marie Lupenui Bonifacio, also known as Mrs. B, 73, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She earned her Master's Degree from the University of Hawaii in Social Service. She worked alongside the late Uncle John Pi'ilani Watkins for over 20 years. She was the Show Director for Germaine's Luau for over 15 years. She later worked for the Holomua Na Ohana Weinberg Village. She is survived by her husband Andrew D. Bonifacio; children Drusilla Lupenui (Alex) McLean, Mario Lupenui Corpuz, Victor Lupenui Corpuz, Andrew Bonifacio, Andreanna (Mike) Gundayao; 14 Grand Children and 16 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Marciano Sanchez, Jr. Viewing will be on April 20, 2018 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held on April 21, 2018 from 9:30 -1:00 p.m. Viewing and Services will be held at Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel; Mililani Memorial Park Road, Ka Uka Blvd. Lunch to follow on-site. Flowers, lei, and donations are welcome.

Ernesto Bartalome Butuyan

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70, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died in Aiea on March 31, 2018. He was born in Villiasis Pangasinan, Phillippines. Visitation: 5:00 p.m. Services: 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary.
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Ponciano P. “Cambari” Cambri

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90, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died in Pearl City on February 21, 2018. He was born in Cagayan-Tuguegarao, Philippines. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Douglas Clayton Campbell

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DOUGLAS CLAYTON CAMPBELL Age 63 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away Monday March 26, 2018. Born December 4, 1954 in Anderson, South Carolina, the oldest child of Billy Clayton Campbell (deceased) and Judy Nixon. He loved playing golf and softball and could always be found listening to sports radio on his Walkman. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and great- grandfather that will be greatly missed. Doug is survived by spouse Rosaline (Kahaloa) and children Brandy Kahaloa-Busby (David Busby), Basilica (Michael) Ramirez, and Bianca Campbell (Richard Carey Jr.); grandchildren Savannah (Keli'i) Shimizu, Matthew Ibon (Lauren Finney), Zane Busby, Ziva Busby, and Aries Ramirez; great-grandchild Kira Shimizu; mother Judy Nixon and brothers Bruce Campbell and Dean Campbell. Services were held on March 30, 2018 at Borthwick Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Burial to occur on Monday April 23, 2018 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery at 11am. Casual/Aloha attire.

CHRISTINE ZBIN CARDONA

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CHRISTINE ZBIN CARDONA1962-2018 Forever In Our Hearts Christine Zbin Cardona passed away on January 9, 2018 in San Jose, California. Her funeral was at St. Martin of Tours Church in San Jose attended by countless family members, friends and co-workers from Continental Airlines. Chrissy was an inspiration to everyone since her spinal cord injury in 2011. We are looking forward to celebrating Chrissy's life and love on April 21st; 2:30 5:00 PM at Maunaloa Bay with family and friends. It was her wish to be with her Dad, so we will scatter her ashes in the Bay following the celebration of her life.

Agapito G. Carlos

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95, of Lahaina, Maui, died in Lahaina on March 20, 2018. He was born in the Philippines on September 20, 1922. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Nakamura Mortuary. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
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George De Castro

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79, of Mililani, HI, died in Honolulu on March 31, 2018. He was born in Honolulu, HI. Private Services to be held.
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William “Willy” “Scotty” Hanalei Yong Bong Chai

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William 53, The man. The myth. The legend - otherwise known as Mr. Aloha of Kamehameha c/o '82. Willy was born on June 26, 1964 in Nanakuli to Lillian (McNicoll) Parina and Roman Chai. He grew up there and in Kalihi, Hawaii. Willy graduated from the Kamehameha Schools in 1982 and from Southern Utah State after graduating from Ricks College, earning a degree in Communications. Willy played football all throughout his educational career. Willy began working for the Hawaii Government Employees Association as a Union Agent in 1992, where he served for 26 years. Willy was an icon in the lower downtown Honolulu area and was known for his warmth, humor and aloha. He was a loving and supportive father and could brighten up anyone's day just by walking in to the room. Willy will be dearly missed by his family, friends and those he encountered throughout his lifetime. Willy is survived by his daughter Madison Olulani Chai and son Jordan Kanai'aupuni Chai of Utah, father Roman Chai, father Victor Parina, brother Clinton (Rosalinda) Chai, sister Tammy (James) Farrington, brother Victorlee Parina, sister Kory (Lawrence) Wilson and grandmother Helen Pi'imanu. He is preceded in death by his mother, Lillian Leilani Parina. A celebration of life is scheduled for Friday, April 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm at the Ke`ehi Lagoon Memorial Center, located at 2685 N. Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu 96819. Pa'ina to follow. No flowers please, Mahalo! Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Zhuo Ting Chen

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88, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu, HI on March 29, 2018. He was born in Xin Hui, China. Visitation: 10:00 AM Services: 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 26 at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Burial: 1:00 PM
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Gary Hee Namakea Ching

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65, of Waianae, Hawaii, died in Waianae on February 21, 2018. He was born in Honolulu. Celebration of Life: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Family Residence, 89-533 Pohakunui Ave., Waianae.
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Clark”ED”Edwards

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CLARK "ED" EDWARDS 96, died at home on July 28, 2017. Clark was born on October 4, 1920, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Clark and Martha Edwards. A veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, his military career spanned 20 years, retiring in 1962 as a Lt. Colonel. For the next thirty-six years, he continued his service to the country as a Management Analyst for the Department of the Army. Starting his civilian career with the Corps of Engineers in Minnesota, he transferred to the U.S. Army Engineer Office, Pacific Ocean Division (POD), at Fort Shafter in 1967. His work led to various assignments in Japan and Korea. In 1996, he returned to the Hawaii POD office and continued working there until his retirement in 1998. He then embarked on the career that gave him the greatest satisfaction. As a volunteer for the VITA program at the MCBH Tax Center, he respectfully and affectionately became known as "Mr. Ed". For almost twenty years more, he devoted his time and energy to tax preparation for the military community. He is preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen and his daughter, Merry. He is survived by daughters, Linda, Patricia, Marcia and Tina; son, Clark III; ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Interment will take place on April 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm at The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.

Laverne Keonaona Clarke

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66, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on March 22, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:00pm Services: 6:00pm on Saturday, April 21 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary.
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Linda Duncan Collins

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70, of Marin, California, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. She is survived and lovingly remembered by her two daughters, Christina and Victoria, and her husband of 37 years, Gilbert. Linda was born April 16, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She graduated from George Washington University in 1981, earning her degree in International Relations. Her interests included family, music, art, and cooking. She loved her family and devoted her life to their happiness. Service and Mass will be held at St. Peter's Church, 6013 Lawton Ave., Oakland, CA on April 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Keaton's Redwood Chapel of Marin.

Michael John Cooper

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Michael John CooperDr. Michael Cooper, 87 passed away peacefully on March 31, 2018, in Honolulu. Born in London, he was awarded a doctorate by the University of Oxford for his thesis on Joao Rodrigues, a jesuit missionary who worked in Japan and China from 1577 to 1633. The author of numerous books and articles about early Europeans in Japan. He was also from 1997 to 1998 the editor of Monumenta Nipponica, a widely respected English-language, peer-reviewed journal of premodern and modern Japanese studies, published by Sophia University (Tokyo). In honor of his outstanding scholarship, he was made a member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) and also recieved the Ordem de Merito from the Portuguese government. In 1999 Dr. Cooper retired to Hawaii. He is survived by his sister, Barbara Cooper, in England, and Honolulu by his life time partner, Ms. Toyoko McGovern. Scattering of ashes will be held at a later date. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

Candido Dela Cruz

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93, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on March 2, 2018. He was born in Ewa, Hawaii. Private Services were held.
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Anita Arola DeMotta

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Anita Arola DeMottaOf Honolulu, HI, born November 14, 1929 in Lahaina, Maui, HI, peacefully passed with her family around her on April 3, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, CA at the age of 88 years young. She was the beloved wife of William DeMotta Jr (deceased); loving mother of Derrick R. DeMotta (w. Phyllis U. Lee DeMotta) and Michael J. DeMotta (w. Nani Kanahele DeMotta), both of Honolulu, Hi; caring grandmother of William W. DeMotta, Darrell K. DeMotta, Uilani M. DeMotta, Breanne M. DeMotta, and Brysson W. L. DeMotta; and beautiful great grandmother of Carleigh D. DeMotta, Madison E. DeMotta, Liam D.D.K. DeMotta, Aidan DeMotta, McKayla J. Saavedra, and Keoki D. Gomes. Friends and family are invited to attend the viewing and mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, 2124 Pauoa Road, Honolulu, HI, on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, from 9am to Noon. Funeral procession to Diamond Head Memorial Park will commence right after mass. The DeMotta family would like to thank all our friends and family for your prayers and positive thoughts. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

LaDyne S. Diekmann

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LaDyne S. DiekmannLaDyne S. Diekmann 98, passed away peacefully on March 7, 2018 in Kailua, Hawaii. Born in Connamaugh, PA, on September 12, 1919, to Lewis O. Smith and Ada M. DeGraff Smith. She was a homemaker and executive secretary in Ohio most of her life. She moved to Hawaii in 2002 to be closer to family. She volunteered at Pearl City Library, Central Union Church Thrift Shop and Olivet Baptist Church. Visitation: 2:30 p.m.; Service: 3:00 p.m. on April 22, 2018 at Central Union Church, Atherton Chapel Garden.

Anne Toshiko Domai

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87, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu on March 11, 2018. She was born in Honolulu, HI. Private services.
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Gerald J Espiritu

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Gerald J EspirituAge 65 of Lihue, Kauai, passed away March 26, 2018 in Koloa, Kauai. Born in Lihue, Kauai on November 7, 1952. Survived by his wife, Evelyn Agina Espiritu; sons, Kelvin (Jennifer), Derek (Jennifer); hanai daughter, Sichel (Jason) Cox; four grandchildren; parents, Alfredo and Flora Espiritu; brothers, Wilfred, Timothy (Robin); sister, Cynthia (Maurice) Gushiken. Visitation 9:30am to 11am Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 11am; No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Ann Trask Fazendin

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94, of Kailua, died in Kaneohe on February 5, 2018. She was born in Mississippi. Services: 10:30am on Tuesday, April 24 at St. George Church in Waimanalo.
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Nathan Oikewe Foster

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55, of Wailuku, Maui, died in Honolulu on March 18, 2018. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitation: 5-9pm Services: 8:30pm on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku. Cremation will follow.
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Elizabeth M. Foster

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Elizabeth M. FosterPassed away unexpectedly on the evening of February 20th in Honolulu, Hawaii surrounded by family at the age of 75. Liz as she was later known, grew up in the small town of Harmony Minnesota. She spent her childhood surrounded by a large loving family, amidst the rolling midwestern fields, dusty gravel roads, and company of cows on her uncle's dairy farm. After receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota, Liz taught at University High School in Minneapolis and at Minnetonka High School in Excelsior Minnesota. In 1974 Liz relocated with her husband and young son to Honolulu, Hawaii where she taught English and Writing at Punahou School. She knew words and thoughts had power; and central to her philosophy that inspired thousands of students over her nearly forty years, was that their voices and were important, illuminating and inspiring as well. Her light humor, and easy small town eloquence made Liz an adored teacher, colleague and mentor. Elizabeth was the oldest of five siblings and is survived and dearly missed by her two sisters, two brothers, and her son. Liz's celebration of life is open to all, and will be held April 28th at Thurston Chapel on Punahou campus. Visitation will be at 1:00 pm followed by her celebration at 2:00 PM, with refreshments following. No flowers please, just come and celebrate with us! Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Frederick “Fritz” Fritschel

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82, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on March 12, 2018. He was born in Greeley, CO. Services: 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 5 at Lutheran Church of Honolulu.
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Kay Fukaya

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97, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died in Pearl City on February 23, 2018. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Inurnment: 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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