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Rev. John Joseph Morrett

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Oct. 14, 2011
The Rev. John Joseph Morrett, 95, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Hawaii, a minister and founder of Holy Nativity Church, died in Jacksonville. He was born in Springfield, Ohio. He is survived by wife Joan L., son Daniel D. and daughters Sandy D. Morrett and Lisa E.Reid. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Holy Nativity Church. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Holy Nativity Church, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, HI 96821.

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Lisa Lovell

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 21, 2012
Lisa Lovell, 57, of Honolulu, a writer and editor, died in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eddie Schott, brother Michael and sisters Loretta Nelson and Melora Braver. Private services.

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Clarissa Taeko Saiki Kuniyoshi

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 19, 2012
Clarissa Taeko Saiki Kuniyoshi, 83, of Hilo, a retired Hilo High School teacher, died at home. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Ardis Ono and Enid S. Kuniyoshi, brother Jimmy Saiki and two grandchildren. No services.

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Edward Kam

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Edward Kam, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Ho-nolulu Fire Department fire captain and Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Virginia S.K., son Robert “Bobby,” daughters Edean Kam and Lisa Haina, brother Albert and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Ikue Hutchison

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 1, 2012
Ikue “Michi” Hutchison, 79, of Aiea, a former Pola Cosmetic Co. director, died in Aiea. She was born in Awaji City, Japan. She is survived by husband Duane, brothers Toyoharu and Tomiyoshi Hara, and sister Tamiko Kiba. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Felicidad Agua Hansen

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 15, 2012
Felicidad Agua Hansen, also known as “Phyllis” and “Pacia,” 77, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired waitress, died at home. She was born in Pulehu, Maui. She is survived by daughters Carla Chaidemenakis and Christine Lindsey; brother Alfred Agua; sisters Eleanor Florendo, Shirley Suganuma and Rosinda Auffrey; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Joan Claire Leiolani Gribbin-Aiu

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 17, 2012
Joan Claire Leiolani Gribbin-Aiu, 46, of Honolulu, executive director of the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation and former director of the Hawaii Hotel Association, will be remembered at a Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church on Wilder Avenue. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by husband Thomas K. Aiu; sons Wyatt K. and Weston M. Aiu; daughters Tiffany K.K. Bayne-Aiu Johnson and Madison K.S. Aiu; mother Mary-Jean Rayco; brothers Michael, Joseph and George Gribbin; sister Kimberly Gribbin Ortega; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday. Private burial. Police and military in Class A uniform and public in aloha attire. Parking at the grade school/church; enter from Dole Street. Overflow parking at Maryknoll High School. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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June Angeline Gonsalves

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 6, 2012
June Angeline Gonsalves, 79, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard E. Sr., sons Richard E. Jr. and Michael S., daughter Debra A. Albertazzi, brothers William P. and Vernon J. Gomes, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Robert Russell Cleary

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 28, 2011
Robert Russell Cleary, 64, of Hilo, a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Paris. No survivors. Committal services: noon Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Rose Marie Gianetti Cammarata

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 20, 2012
Rose Marie Gianetti Cammarata, 80, of Kaneohe, a retail sales employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by daughters Cindy Cammarata and Carmella Hernandez, brother Carl Gianetti, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Koolau ballroom, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Dr. Christian William Boyens

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Dr. Christian William Boyens, 45, of Waimanalo, a physician, died in Whistler, British Columbia. He was born in Hartford, Conn. He is survived by wife Krista M., son Christian Joseph “C.J.,” parents William and Dorothy, and sisters Susan Donahue and Jean Boyens-Reis. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Hatsuko Arakaki

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Hatsuko Arakaki, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired Columbia Inn waitress, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Puunene, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George and Melvin Kaneshiro; brother Richard Inafuku; sisters Alice Akamine, Helen Shinsato and Jane Miura; and six grandchildren. Visitation: noon Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No monetary offerings.

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GUY HARE JR.

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

GUY HARE JR.

74 of Waimanalo, died in Kailua Jan. 14, 2012. Born in Miss. Survived by Three sons and Three daughters, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held on Saturday at 41-630 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo. Starting 11a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow.

PASTOR LOYD KAZUMA WATANABE

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

PASTOR LOYD KAZUMA WATANABE

Age 61, of Honolulu, passed away January 5, 2012 at his home. Born February 28, 1950 in Honolulu.

He is survived by wife, Yachiyo Watanabe; son, Sterling (Kumiko) Watanabe; daughter, Tracie (Keoki) Badiang-Viena; 3 grand-children; sisters, Esther Wakako (Hiroo) Kaya, Flora Tsukiko Watanabe; brothers, George Teruhisa (Conchita) Watanabe, Thomas Tatsunori (Elsa) Watanabe, Faith Hope and Love Christian Center Family.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday 1/27 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:30 p.m. Flowers Welcome.

MAUDE KALEKA RICE “AUNTY BUDDY”

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

MAUDE
KALEKA RICE
“AUNTY BUDDY”

Maude Kaleka Rice, 87, “Aunty Buddy” of Waianae returned home on January 20, 2012. Survived by husband, William C. Rice, siblings, Christopher Williams and Lani Rule. Children, Gregory Hilton Rice, (Debrena Kanoe Rice), William C. Rice, Jr. (Pamela), Barry Lee Rice (Lise), 10 grand-children, 12 great-grand-children and is predeceased by son Michael Francis Kane.

ALYCE Y. PARK

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

ALYCE Y. PARK

Age 93, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away January 7, 2012 in Honolulu. Born March 12, 1918 in Honomu, Hawaii. A retired educational assistant from Highlands Middle School after 20+ years.

She is survived by husband, Jack Park; sons, Byron J. Park
(Patricia), Nelson J. Park; daughter, Daphne L. Park; grandchild, Tisha (Craig) Yamasaki; great-grandchild, Rhyse Yamasaki.

Private services were held.

DEMETRIA “METRING” VALENCIA TONOGAN

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

DEMETRIA “METRING” VALENCIA TONOGAN

Age 82, of Ewa, Hawaii, passed away January 14, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born August 14, 1929 in Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines.

She is survived by daughters, Raquel V. Meyer, Alicia (Daniel) Bogan; 6 grand-children; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Juanita Valencia, Edmunda Alano.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (February 2) at St John Apostle & Evangelist Church; (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani) Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ELLIOT HOUKEIKELANI HELENIHI

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

ELLIOTT
HOUKEIKELANI HELENIHI

Age 76, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away December 30, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born March 12, 1935 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Elliott retired from Hickam Air Force Base.

He is survived by wife, Barbara Helenihi; daughters, Annette (Soara) Tupua, Jr., Renee (Jesse) Baugh, Lisa (Patrick) Gonzales; sons, Elliott (Tauvela) Helenihi, Jr., Clint (Darlene) Helenihi; brothers, Errol Helenihi, James Helenihi; 24 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (January 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

SARAH MARIA KAPUNINANI CULLEN

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

SARAH MARIA KAPUNINANI CULLEN
(November 28, 1989 – December 31, 2011)

Sarah Cullen, 22, of Kahaluu, Oahu passed on December 31, 2011 in Yreka, CA. Sarah was a free spirited young woman with a great passion for horses. She loved spending time with family and friends and was known as the life of the party. Sarah is survived by Mother and Father, Stacy and Marshall Sebay, Father, Charles “Chuck” Cullen, Brothers Nakoa (Cece) Cullen, Keoni (Molly) Akaka-Reis, Keoki (Rayline), Kaipo (Violet), and Kawika (Ashley) Sebay, Maternal Grandfather John Reis, Paternal Grandmother Ellie Cullen, Nieces, Taeya-Marie, Andrea, Taisha, Journey, Riley, and Kamalani, and Nephews Kehua, Zion, Noah, Kamaehu, and Noa. Services will be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Waikane 48-422 Kamehameha Hwy Kaneohe, HI 96744 on Saturday, January 28th 2012. Visitation at 9:00 a.m. Mass at 11:30 am Casual Attire.

Fly with Angels baby girl. Our memories with you will last us a lifetime.

JAMES CARRILLO, SR.

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

JAMES
CARRILLO, SR.

Age 48, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away December 24, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born October 6, 1963 in Fort Irwin, CA. James was employed by Reliable Fire Protection

He is survived by father and mother, Julio and Tomiko Carrillo; son, James T. Carrillo Jr.; daughter, Rina Carrillo; sisters, Linda M. Carrillo, Sandra C. Witt; nieces and nephew.

Private services were held.

Stanley W. Widasky

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 21, 2012
Stanley W. Widasky, 91, of Scottsdale, Ariz., a Bank of Hawaii retiree, died in Scottsdale. He was born in Palo Alto, Calif. He is survived by wife Ethel, son Gerry, daughter Debby Sgambelluri, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services held. No flowers. Donations suggested to Congregation Temple Beth Israel, 10460 N. 56th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

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Yusaku Tsumaki

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 15, 2012
Yusaku Tsumaki, 86, of Kapolei, formerly of Shizuoka, Japan, a retired Nissan Motor Corp. supervisor, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Shizuoka. He is survived by wife Kazumi, son Masao, daughters Fusako Sekino-Tsumaki and Akemi Ebihara, stepson Stanley T. Enga, stepdaughter Linda Enga-Fujikawa and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Soto Mission of Aiea-Taiheiji, 99-045 Kauhale St. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Itsuko Muraoka Tamura

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 22, 2012
Itsuko Muraoka Tamura, 89, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired Hanalei Bay Resorts housekeeping supervisor and former nurse practitioner, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Lane; daughters Victoria Wong and Gwen Tamura; sisters Tomi Miyoshi, Sue Iwakiri and Mitsue Horswill; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alyce Y. Park

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 7, 2012
Alyce Y. Park, 93, of Pearl City, a retired Highlands Middle School educational assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jack, sons Byron J. and Nelson J., daughter Daphne L., a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Grace Tamie Mitsuka

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 18, 2012
Grace Tamie Mitsuka, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center licensed practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Michael T. and Milton T., and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Benjamin H. Medeiros

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 12, 2012
Benjamin H. Medeiros, 79, Kailua, a mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julia “Louise,” son Randal “Randy,” daughter Marleen A. Fernandez, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Ernest George McIntosh

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 20, 2012
Ernest George McIntosh, 86, of Princeville, Kauai, a retired Air Force pilot, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Doris, sons Michael and Randy, daughter Linda Spears, sister Shirley Murphy, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Harold Pang Lagmay

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 9, 2011
Harold Pang “Hal” Lagmay, 63, of Los Banos, Calif., a purchasing agent at Joseph Gallo Farms in Atwater, Calif., died in Los Banos. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margie, daughter Amy Verity, brothers Phillip and Gene, and two grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Saturday at Waikiki Beach behind the Duke Kahanamoku statue. Lunch: 9:30 a.m. at the Elk’s Lodge, 2933 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Memorial Hospital Los Banos’ Foundation, c/o Michelle Marchese, 520 West I St., Los Banos, CA 93635.

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Richard Masanori Kuriki

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 3, 2012
Richard Masanori Kuriki, 94, of Honolulu, a retired painter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sons Thomas Y. and Donald H., daughter Beverly C. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Wilfred Hanohano Kaulukou

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 22, 2011
Wilfred Hanohano Kaulukou, 76, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in South Kona. He is survived by wife Hatsuko; daughters Brenda Kaulukou and Lisa Kaulukou-Chang; brothers Reynold and Herbert Frasco, and Philip W. Aguilar; sisters Leinaala Bernardes and Susan Latham; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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