Archive for October 28th, 2018

Annie Nihokula Akiu

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81, of Aiea, HI, died in Waimalu on September 30, 2018. She was born in Honolulu, HI. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe.
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Ralph Albarado

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79, of Hilo, died in Hilo on September 29, 2018. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. Visitation: 8:00am; Services: 9:15 am on Thursday, November 8 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Burial: 1:00pm at Punchbowl cemetery.
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David Kalei Avilla

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75, of Waianae, died in Ewa Beach on October 13, 2018. He was born in North Kohala, HI. Private services.
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ANGELA COLOMA BAGUIO

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ANGELA COLOMA BAGUIO Age 91, of Waialua, HI, passed away August 22, 2018 in Wahiawa. Born September 26, 1926 in Catuguing, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Kukui Nuts of Hawaii. Member of Catuguing Association of Hawaii. Preceded in death by husband, Florencio, Sr., and numerous siblings, she is survived by sons, Andres "Roly" (Suzette) Baguio of California, Mario Baguio, Florencio "Bugs" (Imelda "Imee") Baguio, Jr.; granddaughters, Katherine, Erika, Kacie; brother, Teofilo Coloma of Canada. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Friday (Nov. 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:00 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 10) at St. Michael's Catholic Church; (67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

William H. Beers III

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89, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died in Kamuela on October 10, 2018. He was born in Annapolis, Maryland. No Services.
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Roslyn Hartnacke Brodie

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Roslyn Hartnacke BrodieOn October 14, 2018, Roslyn Hartnacke Brodie passed away while surrounded by loved ones. She was born May 11, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 1969 Roslyn earned a master's degree in education from Michigan State University. Her parents gave her a vacation to Waikiki as a graduation present. Lynn fell in love with the islands and moved to Oahu. In 1971 she was hired by Farrington High School as a Physical Education instructor and swim coach. There she created the first and only Gymnastics program at Farrington High School which earned her a "Teacher of the Year" award. Over the years she earned a reputation as a great coach and mentor to her students. One of her greatest joys was being part of the lives of her beloved students as they became successful members of the community. In 1976 Lynn married the love of her life, Sandy Brodie. In 1980, they adopted their daughter Kimmee. Sandy's two sons from a previous marriage, Alex and Peter joined Lynn, Sandy and Kimmie on numerous adventures to Alaska and Kauai. In 2001 Lynn retired from the Hawaii Unified School District and she and Sandy moved to Princeville, Kauai. There they built a beautiful house that became the site of many memorable visits by friends and family. She became an active member of Kauai's Northshore community as a docent for Na Aina Kai Gardens, guide for the Waioli Mission House, member of the Northshore Dance Club, Hanalei Canoe Club, and local Hula Halau. Roslyn is survived by her husband, Alexander "Sandy" Brodie; daughter, Kimmie Brodie; sons Alexander Brodie and Peter Brodie; daughters-in-law Kristin Brodie and Kellie Brodie; son-in-law Shawn Balsdon; granddaughters, Blair Resare, Karoline, Julia, and Lela Brodie; great grandsons Sam, Liam, and Noah; and numerous other relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at a future date.

AUDREY CLORINDA BROOKS

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AUDREY CLORINDA BROOKSOf Aiea, a homemaker, died on October 8, 2018 at Pali Momi. She is survived by son Adrian Brooks (Susan), 9 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; sisters Laverne Kiesell and Theone Nohara. Visitation: 5 PM; Service: 6 PM on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary.

Adeline Mala Carvalho

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95, of Kaneohe, died in Kaneohe on October 2, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. Private services.
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Virginia W. (Furtado) Carvalho

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92, of Hilo, HI, died in Pearl City, HI on Monday, October 1, 2018. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by Son - Rev. Gordian J. Carvalho, Jr.; Daughter - Mary Jane B. Wela; Granddaughter - Dayna L. Wela and Sister - Catherine Botelho. Visitation 8:30 AM. Mass 10:00 AM on Thursday, November 8 at Scared Heart Church 1701 Wilder Ave. Honolulu, HI 96822. Inurnment: 9:00 AM on Thursday, November 15 at Veterans Cemetery II in Hilo, HI. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Albert Kwock Sung Chun, M.D.

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Albert Chun, passed away on September 17, 2018, at the age of 90 years in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Chun was born in Honolulu on August 2, 1928. He is a graduate of Saint Louis School and the Creighton University School of Medicine. Dr. Chun was a surgeon at Queen's Medical Center for his entire medical career. While he was still in training at Queen's, he participated in the first open-heart surgery in Hawaii in 1959. Dr. Chun was known to his friends and family as "Bozo" and "Sonny". He is survived by his children, Corlyss Chun, Stewart (Joyce) Chun, Jocelyn (Jack) Welch, Michael (Verna) Chun, Whitnee (Jason) Patten and Courtnee Chun, seven grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements Provided By: Diamond Head Mortuary

Kawehilani C. Collins

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25, of Kailua, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on October 9, 2018. She was born in Kailua. Services: 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Calvary Church of the Islands.
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David Lloyd Crawford

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David Lloyd CrawfordDavid Lloyd Crawford 72, of Waianae, passed away peacefully on October 4th, 2018. Born in Ewa hospital and raised in Waianae, David joined the U.S. Navy and left Hawaii at age 17 to become a "SeaBee" and retired at the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer. David later returned to work via Civil Service at Pearl Harbor's Public Works Department. He is survived by his children Julie & Earl Crawford, daughter-in-law Tracy Crawford, grandchildren Chloe, Zoey & Kayla Crawford, Sister Alice (Ernest) Theodore, and many nieces and nephews. Private services. Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Mortuary

WILLIAM JACK CROCKETT

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WILLIAM JACK CROCKETTApril 16 1920 - June 20, 2018 Born in Vestaburg, Penn. to James and Rose (Metcalfe) Crockett, Bill was raised in Morgantown, West Virginia with his two siblings, Fern and Sara. He graduated from Morgantown High School as a football, basketball and baseball star. He received a football scholarship to Potomac State. In his first year of college he received a football knee injury, and realizing the possibility of the impending war decided to enlist in the U.S Navy on June 25, 1940. His U.S. Navy commendations were numerous as he served as an engineer on destroyers and air craft carriers for 30 years through World War Two, the Korean War and the beginning stages of the Vietnam War. He retired as a Lieutenant Commander in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1970. He was married to Margaret (Laws) Crockett, the love of his life, and they raised five sons, Clyde, Douglas, Keith, William and Jeffrey in San Diego, California and Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great, great grandfather as well as a friend to many. He had 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 4 great, great grandchildren. Bill was known for his great sense of wry humor, his love of the ocean as a sailor, sailing the local islands and the greater Pacific while a member of the Hawaii Yacht Club. He loved musical plays, movies, paddleball, good BBQ's, attending Rainbow sports team's games, and traveling and cruising the world with Big Marg. Visits from all his issue was a special treat. He was a long time spiritual person from his early upbringing and attended the Christ Lutheran Church in San Diego, and as well, the Central Union Church in Honolulu, where Sunday services always cleansed his spirit. Bill was predeceased by his sisters, his wife Margaret and three sons. He is survived by his sons Clyde, Keith, and all grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, as well as his companion and friend in his later years, Miki Riker. The Family gives gratitude to the Lake View senior living staff and Hospice in Lincoln City, Oregon for their loving care for Bill's final days. A small family and friends Celebration of Life will be at Punchbowl in Honolulu, Hawaii, Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:30 a.m.

Delphine “Nina” Dacay

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88, of Puhi, Kauai, died on October 6, 2018 at her residence. She was born on December 24, 1929 in Waimea, Kauai. Visitation: 8:00 am; Service: 10:00 am on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Church.
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John Edward Dawrs

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69, of Holualoa, Hawaii, died in Holualoa on October 15, 2018. He was born in Honolulu. Celebration of Life: 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at West Hawaii Community Health Center, Kealakehe Pavilion.
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Arlene K. Ellis

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92, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died in Kaneohe on October 19, 2018. She was born in Wahaiwa. Services to be announced at a later date.
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Moises Melecio Talpe Fabia

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72, of Honolulu, died in Kailua on October 2, 2018. He was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 5 at St. Joseph Church-Waipahu. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
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Iris Haruko Onishi Fukuhara

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92, of Aiea, died in Aiea on September 15, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. Private services.
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TAKAO HARAGUCHI

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TAKAO HARAGUCHISunrise: August 11, 1924 Sunset: September 22, 2018 Takao Haraguchi, 94 passed away peacefully on September 22, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born on August 11, 1924 in the Pe'epekeo area on the Big Island. He spent his younger years growing up in the Hilo area. At 18 he volunteered to join the 442nd "Go For Broke" Regimental Combat Team and fought in Europe until the end of WWII. He was wounded twice on the battlefield and received several commendations for his actions. After returning home from the war, Takao worked at Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center and Hawaiian Electric Co. until he retired. He spent the next 30 years enjoying numerous trips to Las Vegas with family and friends. Takao is survived by daughters, Patricia Alpert and Susan Louis; sons, Glenn, John and Dean Haraguchi; 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Millilani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel in Waipio. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Service: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Reception to follow.

Thomas Patrick Heffernan Sr.

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Thomas Patrick Heffernan Sr.70 of both Hau'ula and Laie passed away on Oct 16th, 2018. Also known as "Unko Tommy," "Coach Tommy," or "Heff," was born in Kahuku to John Edgar Heffernan and Hannah Kaikena Kawa'a. Tommy was a 1967 Kahuku High School graduate known for his stellar athletic abilities in football and one of the greatest quarterbacks ever to come out of Kahuku and the State of Hawaii. Tommy is a Vietnam veteran, retired Corrections officer, and football coach for over 40 years to Kahuku, St. Louis, and other high school football programs. Tommy is survived by his wife Merren Au together with their children: Hi'i (Eldon), Bryson (Kalei), Micah (Eden), Jarrett (Shanyn), and Skyler (Brady) and survived by his ex-wife Naomi, together with their children: Tommy (Kea), Clinten "Bu," Matthew, Denice (Frank), Kanani (Thomas) and Kalani (Inoke). Tommy is also survived by his siblings: Billy Long, Roger, Judah, and Peter Heffernan, Arthur Brickwood, Rene Takemoto, Cheryl Ornellas and his 26 grandchildren. Celebration of Life will be held at the Kahuku High School football field on Sunday, November 4th. Visitation from 3-6pm with service to follow from 6-7:30pm. Casual/comfortable and/or Kahuku Red Raider attire. Burial to commence on Monday, November 5th at Hauula Cemetery at 10am. Funeral arrangements provided by: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary.

Robbie Lee Hernandez

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50, of Santa Cruz, California died on September 13, 2018 in Santa Cruz. He was born on November 3, 1967 in Campbell, California. Celebration of Life: 9:00 a.m. - Sunset on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Kaimana Beach Park.
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Tomio Hirayama

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83, of Aiea, died in Pali Momi Medical Center on September 16, 2018. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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Jason Kekai Hoopii

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42, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 22, 2018. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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Mary Haruko Hori

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89, of Pearl City, died in Aiea on September 13, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. Private services were held.
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Debra Kehaulani Isabel

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45, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 14, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 8:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaau.
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Grace Watanabe Kaitsu

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89, of Aiea, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on October 10, 2018. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Private Services held.
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GEORGE NAKALEKA “HAPPY” KAMAKAHI II

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GEORGE NAKALEKA June 12, 1954 - October 8, 2018 On October 8, 2018, George Nakaleka "Happy" Kamakahi II was called home to glory with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Born in Honolulu, and a resident of Hilo, his passing occurred while on visit to Las Vegas. Deeply loved and cherished by all whose lives he touched, he is survived by his beautiful wife of 41 years, Gail Susan Kamakahi. His children are Gabriel (Christina) Kamakahi of Hilo, Given Kamuela Kamakahi of Hilo, and Gaynell (Abraham) Jordano of Las Vegas, NV. He is additionally blessed with 11 grandchildren. Pastor George's surviving siblings are: Georgette (Aaron) Hanson of Washington; Annette (Miguel) Toro of Alaska; Paulette (Rudy) Reyes of Maui; Tonette (Gene) Gumapac of Honolulu; David Kamakahi of Washington; Raymond (Beatrice) Kamakahi of Kauai; Jonathan (Loscia) Kamakahi of Las Vegas; Phuong-Nga Kamakahi-Kapaona of Oahu; and Thao Kamakahi-Watson. His family also extends to numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Pastor George lived an amazingly significant and purposeful life. Called to ministry at the young age of 27, he founded Thy Word Ministries Faith Center of Hawaii in Hilo, together with his beloved wife, Gail Kamakahi. During his lifetime, Pastor George established churches in Saipan, Honolulu, Kona, Ka'u, Las Vegas, Waimea, and Waikoloa. He opened three orphan homes in India, which are still ongoing today. Ordained with Faith Christian International, he traveled steadfastly as a missionary throughout Melanesia, helping to establish new churches in Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, and New Caledonia. His work in the mission field also took him into Polynesia - Samoa, Tahiti, and most recently to Tonga, where he ministered together with Gail, in October of 2017. In addition to being a husband, father, and apostle, Pastor George simply loved people. He ministered to the Hawaii County Police Department as their Chaplain. He was an active member of Cruise Hawaii classic car enthusiasts, and Rock N Roll motorcycle club. And together with the love of his life, Gail, he founded the Joseph's Storehouse Outreach Center in downtown Hilo, where his legacy and passion for people continues to live on. On November 3, 2018, a Celebration of Life will be held at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Visitation will be from 8:30am to 10:00am. Service will be held from 10:00am to 11:30am.

Irene Yoneko Kanetake

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96, of Kailua, died in Kailua on September 17, 2018. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Kailua Christian Church. Private inurnment.
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Alma Margie Kay

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84, of Lahaina, Maui, died in Lahaina on October 18, 2018. She was born in Georgia. Private Services were held and she was laid to rest at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
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Peter M. Keau

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83, of Kahului, Maui, died in Kahului on Friday, October 12, 2018. He was born in Wailuku, Maui. Visitation: 6 p.m.; Service 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Visitation 10 a.m.; Service 11:30 a.m. on Monday, November 5 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
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