Archive for November 3rd, 2018

Theodore S. Borsukiewicz

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53, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on October 10, 2018. He was born in Tom River, New Jersey. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at St. Ann Catholic Church.
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Ululani L Chang

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79, of Waimanalo, died in Waimanalo on October 8, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:30 AM; Services: 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Bortwick Mortuary Makai Chapel. Burial: 2:00 PM at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Nora T Emerson

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88, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on October 11, 2018. She was born in Pearl City. Visitation: 10:00 AM; Services: 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Pearl City Community Church.
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George Gonsalves

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George Gonsalves83 of Kailua, Hawaii, a retired Army LTC Colonel with 27-years of active duty service, combat veteran, and assistant professor of social science and criminal justice, passed away on October 13, 2018. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on October 10, 1935, to parents George Gonsalves Sr. and Mary Alves. He was one of five children: his two brothers and two sisters are still living. He held numerous college degrees; and as an assistant professor and educator, he taught at West Point The United States Military Academy, University of Southern California, University of Maryland, Chaminade University, Hawaii Pacific University, and other colleges. He was the Dean of Students at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA, for a time in the 1980s. He was a voting member of the Kailua Neighborhood Board. George leaves behind Kim, his wife of 62 years; two daughters: Andrea M. Rosenstein, and Terese M. Atallah; son Stephen G. Gonsalves; 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. There will be a memorial service at St. John Vienney Catholic Church on November 8, 2018. He will be buried next to his daughter, Sabrina M. Gonsalves, in the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific with a Military Honor Guard on November 9, 2018.

Shoichi Hamai, Jr.

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56, of Kula, Maui, died on October 30, 2018. He was born in Honolulu, Oahu. Celebration of Life: 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Waiohuli Hawaiian Homes.
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Susan Tokiko Hamamoto

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Susan Tokiko Hamamoto passed away July 24th at Kensington Place with her family present. She is survived by her sister Amy Faulconer of Tyler Texas, nephew Dr. Andrew Metzger, his wife Kathleen Metzger of Albuquerque New Mexico and their children Bryan and Maria, and by her niece Vivian Clausing, her husband Karl, and daughters Kelsey and Katy of San Carlos, CA. There are also many cousins and extended members of the Hamamoto family living in Honolulu, all of whom loved her dearly. Susan was born December 8, 1939 in Kauai and grew up in Hilo Hawaii. After graduating from Hilo High School in 1957, she earned her Bachelor's from Grinnell College and her Master's degree in Biology from Brown University. She spent a year traveling around the world, and taught English in Germany. She moved to Berkeley in the 1970's where she worked as a researcher in various labs at UC Berkeley until her retirement in 2011. Susan was a beautiful, kind and loving soul who made friends wherever she went. She loved to cook good meals, enjoy a glass of wine with friends, and spend time in her garden. An avid runner and hiker, she finished the Honolulu Marathon, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, did yoga at Machu Pichu, and paddled the Bay in her sea kayak. She studied Ikebana at the Oakland Buddhist Temple, and was an active member of the Orinda Hiking Club. She stayed in touch with her high school friends, returning often to Hawaii to attend Hilo High reunions and visit family. A memorial service will be held Friday November 9th at 10 am at the Hilo Hongwanji Betsuin 398 Kilauea Ave Hilo Hawaii. The family is grateful to the staff at Kensington Place for the loving care that they gave to Susan. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Thomas “Tommy” Y. Hirano

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77, of Wahiawa, HI, died in Wahiawa on October 6, 2018. He was born in Waialau, HI. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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Betty Morris Stowell Keller

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Betty Morris Stowell Keller102, died at her home in Kaneohe on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Betty was born in Boston, Massachusetts and moved to Methuen at four years old. She was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree. Betty taught in Massachusetts public school systems for 20 years. In 1945, she married William Henry Keller, an attorney at law and Lt. Commander in the US Navy. They raised two daughters, Burma and Lucinda, in Methuen. Betty loved to travel, making many trips to Africa, Bermuda, Europe, Canada and throughout the U.S. Betty's husband Bill died in 1975. She wanted to be near the ocean, so moved to Ipswich, Massachusetts where she lived for four years before moving to Bermuda with Lucinda. In 1985, they came to Hawai'i. She always said that she loved every minute here. A skilled piano player with an appreciation for music, she found much to love and learn in Hawai'i. She was a member of Hui O Ukulele for 25 years. She played and sang with the group, performing at care facilities and forming dear and lasting friendships. Betty spent hours enjoying swimming and snorkeling at Kailua and Lanikai Beaches. Betty was past president of the Samuel Adams Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and of AARP Windward Oahu Chapter 3685. Her warmth and openness toward others and her belief in education led her to volunteer at WGBH PBS-TV, as docent at the Boston Museum of Science and the Bermuda Aquarium. She also was a volunteer reading tutor at Pu'ohala Elementary School in Kaneohe. Daughters Burma Keller Barnes and Lucinda Balfour Keller live in Windward Oahu. Other family members include grandson Jason Thomas Barnes and his wife Megan, great-granddaughter Keira Emily Barnes and great-grandson Harold Mortimer. She is also survived by grandson James Barnes' wife Nancy, great-granddaughter Carin Blair Hoober and husband Sam and great-great-granddaughter Elysia Jayne Hoober; 3 nieces and 3 nephews. She was the widow of William Henry Keller and predeceased by her grandson James William Barnes, sisters Jean S. Hastings and Phyllys S. Cornelius and nephew Wink S. Hastings. Services will be held in Massachusetts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jimmy Carter, The Carter Center, www.cartercenter.org; UMass Lowell, Office of University Advancement, 45 Lawrence Drive, Lowell, MA 01854 or a charity of your choice. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Myrna Kaholokula Kitashima

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91, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died in Pearl City on October 18, 2018. She was born in Pauwela, Maui. Visitation/Service: 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pukalani Chapel. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Service: 10:00 a.m. on November 13 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown Chapel. Private Burial.
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Derrick D. Luke

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66, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on October 19, 2018. He was born in Honolulu.
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Lawrence H.L. Mau

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90, of Pearl City, HI, died on September 26, 2018 at Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born on December 28, 1927 in Honolulu, HI. Burial: 11:30 am on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Joyce Yoshino Mitsunaga

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93, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on September 16, 2018. She was born in Ewa. Private services held.
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