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Jinichi Higa

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

Feb. 16, 2012
Jinichi Higa, 87, of Pearl City, a federal government retiree and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Elaine, sons Michael and Howard, daughter Gaylynne, brothers Yoshikazu and Masatoshi, sister Lorraine Teruya and six grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Antone Morales Gabriel

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

Feb. 11, 2012
Antone Morales Gabriel, 86, of Mililani, a stevedore, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Antone D. and Raymond, daughter Victoria Sablas, sister Geraldine, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist. Mass: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Norma D. Cloutier

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

Feb. 9, 2012
Norma D. Cloutier, 89, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. She was born in Casper, Wyo. She is survived by sons Robert, Ronald and Lawrence; brother Dan Kelly; sisters Peggy and Patsy Wood; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Howard Koon Fat Chin

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 27, 2012
Howard Koon Fat Chin, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Maytag Distribution Co. repairman and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Darryl; daughter Cyndy; brothers Koon Chong Yun, Koon Fook Yen and Gilbert Chin; and sisters Cecilia Davis, Mary Jones, Bernice Faberito and Susan Tom. Services: noon Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Dionicio Cabinatan

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

Feb. 5, 2012
Dionicio Cabinatan, also known as “Don” and “Baby,” 85, of Honolulu, a street sweeper foreman with the city Department of Public Works, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Don, Danford, Douglas, Darrel and Dallas; daughters Charlene Luning, Donna Estrella, Ramona and Deidre Self, Delilah Cabinatan, Dale Fredrickson, Denise Kekumu, Dawn Helliangao and JoAnn Ishida; brothers Galdino and Tony; sisters Bessie Snively and Vicky Paolilo; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.

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Modesta Guting Bautista

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 17, 2012
Modesta Guting Bautista, 89, of Ewa Beach died in the Philippines. She was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ernesto G., Virgilio G., Franklin G., Pribert G. “Boyet” and Rizalino G. Jr.; daughters Angelina B. Domingo, Lilia B. Rebamonte, Linda B. Alvior, Glory B. Fernandez and Glecy B. Dulay; hanai son Rodrigo “Brandon”; 28 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Douglas Akina

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

Feb. 5, 2012
Douglas “Butch” Akina, 69, of Kihei, Maui, owner of Akina Aloha Tours and Akina Bus Service, died at home. He was born in Kihei. He is survived by wife Sandra K.; son Douglas K.; daughters Darlene Akina and Cassie Akina-Ancog; hanai sons Mark Elf, Bully Donaghy and Kalani Hirata; sisters Millie Wietecha, Peggy Hamili, Jackie Gomez and Etheleen Coleman; and seven grandchildren. Public visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Cliff “Palikumaikalewalani” Needham Ahue

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

CLIFF “PALIKUMAIKALEWALANI” NEEDHAM AHUE
January 17, 1955-January 26, 2012

Of Lahaina, Maui passed away on January 26, 2012 at Hale Makua, Kahului Maui under the warming care of Hospice Maui. He is survived by his father Wilford R., brother Kent M. and hanai brother Randy Villanueva.

The 2nd child, Cliff was born January 17, 1955 in Honolulu, O’ahu to Wilford Randolph.and Fay Kaonohiokala Whittle Ahue; first son Keith (Linda) Whittle Ahue & 3rd son Kent Miller Ahue. A graduate from Kamehameha Schools and University of Hawai’I Manoa.

On Maui he worked for Tihati Productions and Kumu Hula of Halau Hula Na Maile Ku Honua. Having dedicated his life to dance and culture he overwhelmingly gave his many gifts to organizations, companies, events, venues, boards, communities, to name a few.

Special MAHALO Dr. Christian Debranin & staff, Alex Taylor, Dr. Bobby Baker, Dr. Maikishi, Jeannie, Steve, Tim & Lisa, Janice, Maui Hospital: Tammy, Lanai North, Hale Makua Home Health Peggy, Barbara, Tom, Sarah, Pamela, Hale Makua Kahului Dr. Luukia Ruidas, Luisa, Gail, Theresa, Angie, Dan, Jessie, Jimmy, Cheyenne, Espie, Jiji, Letty, Donna T., Serlin, Venus, SB, and the East Unit and all the fabulous caring nurses and Staff, Hospice Maui Pom, Dr. Nancy Long, Kristy, Bev, Nalani, Stacy.

Bedside Buddies: Hokulani, Misty, Nalani, Kekoa, Theresa, Tui, Nanette, Leihua, Evon, Rina, Kekipi, Haunani, Kehau, Janie, Susan, Herbert, Daryle & everyone who visited in body & in spirit, who continuously & generously sent loving prayers, thoughts, love and Aloha in this journey. Lovingly, Uncle Wil, Kent, Randy & Jamie

Celebration of life on O’ahu Wednesday February 22, Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary 12Noon Visitation and 1pm Services. On Maui February 26 at Hyatt Regency Maui, Sunset Terrace, 12noon Visitation and 2pm Services and sharing with 5:30-6:30pm release of ashes. Online condolences:
www.hawaiifuneralservices.com or mailed direct to Kent Ahue, P.O. Box 332, Waimanalo, Hawaii 96795.

ELIZABETH KIPOLA CAESAR KEOHOHOU

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

ELIZABETH KIPOLA CAESAR KEOHOHOU

The family of Elizabeth Kipola Caesar Keohohou would like to thank family and friends who came to celebrate her life on Friday, February 10, 2012 at Borthwick Mortuary Honolulu. A special mahalo to: Caregivers David Keohohou and Elizabeth O’Brien, Kahu William Kaina, Dr. DeeAnn Carpenter, Borthwick Mortuary Kauai, and Reverend Lago Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

JANICE MARIE JENKINS

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

JANICE MARIE JENKINS

Janice Marie Jenkins born 6 January 1949 daughter of Violet Veriato Cardoza and Dalles Perkins Jenkins passed away in the early morning of 2 February with her loving daughter by her side. A graduate of McKinley High School she is survived by daughters Jeannette Fogg, Sharolyn Takata; son Timothy Takata; brothers Vernon Jenkins, Robert Jenkins; grand-children Steven Fogg, Jessica Fogg, Robert Clevenger, Travis Bates, David Lofty, Danielle Lofty, Desiree Lofty, Christopher Takata; great-grandchildren Ava Grace Fogg, Nevaeh Clevenger, Urijah Clevenger; and many additional loving friends and family members. She will always be in our hearts.

JANET JEAN DALO MONTANO

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

JANET JEAN DALO MONTANO

Age 41, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away January 21, 2012 in Honolulu. Born February 15, 1970 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A head skills trainer at Loveland Academy and former Aloha Airlines Service Contract Agent.

She is survived by parents, Warlito & Paciencia Montano; sisters, Joanne Montano-Ikehara (William Baradi), Jackielyn Montano; nephews, Jayce Ikehara, Jarrin Baradi.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (February 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (February 27) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; (1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MEDARDO “MEDIE” LOREN FAELDONEA

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

MEDARDO “MEDIE” LOREN
FAELDONEA

Age 71, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away January 30, 2012 in Waianae. Born September 20, 1940 in Dumalag, Capiz, Philippines. A retired Japanese newspaper printer for Hawaii Hochi.

He is survived by wife Adoracion F. Faeldonea; sons, Medardo (Jovelyn) Faeldonea Jr., Edwin (Ellen Bilote) Faeldonea, Dennis (Eme Salviejo) Faeldonea, Acemael Faeldonea, Danilo Faeldonea, Edgar Faeldonea; daughters, Irma (B.J.) Faeldonea Talaro, Teresita (Richel) Faeldonea Sorino, Angelajoy Faeldonea; brother, Nelson Faeldonea; sisters, Milet, Regina, Ederlina; 18 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Sunday (February 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (February 27) at St Jude Catholic Church; (92-455 Makakilo Dr., Kapolei) Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

ANTHONY “BOBO” PAIVA

Posted On February 22nd, 2012 -

ANTHONY “BOBO” PAIVA

Age 69, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away January 28, 2012 in Waipahu. Born November 21, 1942 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A Sears & Roebuck retiree and Natatorium Beach Boy.

He is survived by wife, Brenda Paiva; sons, Anthony “Bulla” Paiva, Jr., Adrian “Moku” (Shellie) Paiva, Anson Kaipo Paiva; 5 grandchildren; brother, Russell Paiva.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (February 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 9:00 a.m. Saturday (February 25) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

RICHARD H. RODBY

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

RICHARD H. RODBY
January 31, 1931- January 28, 2012

Dick, retired President of Kemoo Farm Restaurant, was born to Leo and Carita Rodby in Waialua,TH. The Rodby family owned and operated Kemoo Farm Restaurant since the mid 1920′s.

He graduated from Leilehua High School in 1948. After graduation Dick served in the army. He graduated from Woodbury Business College and San Francisco Hotel and Restaurant College and worked at the Santa Barbara Biltmore Hotel and The Clift in San Francisco before returning to Hawaii to manage Kemoo Farm Restaurant.

Award winning Kemoo Farm Restaurant was a refuge where time stood still and the gracious Aloha of old Hawaii resided. Kemoo Farm was known for its sizzling steaks, Rainbow Trout, Macadamia Nut Cream Pie, Mai Tai’s, The Hawaiian Happy Cake and the music of Charles K L Davis.

The family sold Kemoo Farm in 1992 and he concentrated on the Happy Cakes until 2002 when he retired completely. His professional achievements include several terms as President of The Hawaii Restaurant Association and a 12 year Director on the National Board, Board Member of the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame, Outrigger Canoe Club, Central Union Church, Director Emeritus of the Arizona Memorial Foundation at Pearl Harbor.

Dad, you gave us a wonderful life that cannot be surpassed. You did your best, loved your wife, your children and your family and held a deep love of Hawaii and her people. You were as gentle as you were gracious, patient as you were kind and a true gentleman.

Dick is survived by his wife Joan Martin Ballentyne Rodby, son Scott Ballentyne (Robin), daughters Nancy Ciacci (Lane “Bobo” deceased) and Robyn Rodby Shaw, grandsons Sean and Ian Ballentyne, granddaughter Jennifer Ciacci, great grandson Kekoa Ciacci-Brown, sisters Jayne Wakeham and Linnea Horsnell, hanai brothers Elmer Manley and Joseph Dowson, numerous nephews and nieces.

Me ke Aloha Dad, a hui hou.mahalo piha.

Services are Saturday, February 25 at 5:30 p.m. at Central Union Church. Visitation at 5:00 p.m. Aloha attire. Family requests donations to the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame PO Box 4717 Honolulu, HI 96812. Private internment at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Theodore Tadato Yamanaka

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 10, 2012
Theodore Tadato “Ted” Yamanaka, 60, of Hilo, a computer and Internet service consultant, co-owner of Computer Solutions in Hilo and partner in Advanced Wireless Systems, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Rae, sons Kevin and Owen, daughter Megan Woodworth, mother Fumiyo, sisters Velda Yamanaka and Maxine Eisenberg, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Fr. Stephen Van Den Eynde

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 11, 2012
Fr. Stephen Van Den Eynde, 90, of Honolulu, a former assistant at various parishes and pastor at various churches throughout Hawaii, died in Pearl City. He was born in Baal, Belgium. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples.

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Tad Tadao Shimamoto

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 6, 2012
Tad Tadao Shimamoto, 48, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sarah, mother Annette, sisters Julie Hiromoto and Jan Arthur, and grandparent Helen Nakata. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Peter Salvador Rodrigues

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Jan. 22, 2012
Peter Salvador Rodrigues, 65, of Wahiawa, a Navy veteran and a former fuel supply inspector at Pearl Harbor Fuel Supply Co., died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honomakau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Stephanie; daughters Leslie and Leona Rodrigues, and Krista Lopez; stepsons Francis and Vincent Lopez; mother Alice Mendes; brothers James and David; sisters Florence Echevarria, Rosemarie Seifert and Donna Rodrigues; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Wahiawa. Aloha attire.

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Isabella Rodrigues

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Jan. 29, 2012
Isabella Rodrigues, 86, of Honolulu, a Queen’s Hospital retiree, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Eileen Garcia, brother Walter Morales, sister Angeline Rodello, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bryan Robello

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 4, 2012
Bryan Robello, 55, of Wahiawa, a Lei Greeters of Hawaii employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elyjoanna “Joy,” son Clarence “BJ,” daughter Jolynne, brothers Vincent and Patrick, sister Colleen Augustine, grandparent Flora Jensen and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Anthony Paiva

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Jan. 28, 2012
Anthony “Bobo” Paiva, 69, of Aiea, a Sears Roebuck retiree and Natatorium beachboy, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Brenda; sons Anthony “Bulla” Jr., Adrian “Moku” and Anson K.; brother Russell; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Asako Mitsui

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 14, 2012
Asako Mitsui, 95, of Kapaa, Kauai, died. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Stanley, Harry and Wallace; brother Walt Fujimoto; sisters Doris Yamada and Marion Fujimoto; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Atalberto N. Malon

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Jan. 30, 2012
Atalberto N. Malon, 50, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a landscaper at TNT Payroll Services in Kailua-Kona and a former police officer, chief clerk and councilman in Chuuk, Micronesia, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Chuuk. He is survived by wife Siana Puas, daughters Eslyn and Monesa, brothers Joan and Wiliam, and sisters Denia Marcus and Diena Ruben. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts of Pahoa. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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William Kihiokapo Kepaa

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Jan. 22, 2012
William Kihiokapo Kepaa, 45, of Waianae, a solid surface fabricator, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Librada M., brother Clinton K. Jr. and sisters Suzette M. Chai and Janette L. Kepaa. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Haleiwa Alii Beach Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nimai Lila Dasa Johnson

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 13, 2012
Nimai Lila Dasa Johnson, 29, of Opihikao, Hawaii, a farmer, heavy equipment operator and musician, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Gregory and Cathy; brothers Goursundar, Nityananda, Varaha and Braja; and grandparent Jacqueline. Celebration of life: 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Opihikao Family Farm, 13-491 Kamaili Road.

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Andrew Kiyoshi Ishikawa

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Jan. 8, 2012
Andrew Kiyoshi Ishikawa, 51, of Waianae died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Edwin Kawai, and Anthony Sr. and Albert Ishikawa; and sister Donalu Kawashima. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Maili Beach Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Roger E. Hill

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 2, 2012
Roger E. Hill, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Navy commander and founder of Roger Hill Ltd., died. He was born in Benton County, Ore. He is survived by son Brian and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Pohai Nani Retirement Community auditorium. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Mabel Nobuko Endo

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 8, 2012
Mabel Nobuko Endo, 96, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Ewa Plantation. She is survived by son Jack Y., daughter Janice T. Okumura, sister Mildred K. Higa and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Nancy Loo Dung

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Jan. 28, 2012
Nancy Loo Dung, also known as “Mama Dung” and “Popo,” 104, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dixon, daughters Billie and Patsy, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Services: 11 a.m. Burial at noon Monday at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Hajime Dochin

Posted On February 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 9, 2012
Hajime Dochin, 80, of Waimea, Hawaii, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Waimea. No services. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Community Hospital, P.O. Box 2799, Kamuela, HI 96743; or American Cancer Society, Hawaii Division, 2370 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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