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Beverly Ann Curtis Manini

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

March 14, 2012
Beverly Ann Curtis Manini, 79, of Waimea, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph P. Sr.; sons Joseph Jr., Elwood and Eben; daughters Yvonne Keoho, Erna Kamibayashi, Clorinda Manini-Fiso and Bonnyjean Manini; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaheo Ward, 2-2354 Kaumualii Highway. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Nancy Yoshie Lum

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

March 5, 2012
Nancy Yoshie Lum, 82, of Maile, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stuart and Curtis, daughter Lora Young, brothers Richard and Tug, sister Doris Uyeda and six grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. March 28 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Eston Kong Hoong Look

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 23, 2012
Eston Kong Hoong Look, 59, of Honolulu, an S & K Sales Co. sales merchandiser and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Walton K.P.C. and sisters Miriam L.W. Sarae, Sylvian L.U. Kouchi and Carolyn L.C. Kuwana. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Kenkichi Hashimoto

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

March 19, 2012
Kenkichi “Bilson” Hashimoto, 79, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired truck driver at the former Kau Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Glen and Vince Hashimoto, and Crispin “Jr” and Larry Navarro; daughters Velma Kekoa, Darlene “Lingis” and Candy Hashimoto, and Rose Marie, Rose Mary “Piki” and Deanna Navarro; stepsons Jerry, Jesse and Blaine Navarro, and Duane Breithaupt; stepdaughters Shannon Flores, Ruth Fernandez, Roseanne Yokoyama, Elvira Paiva and Annie Navarro; hanai son Luigi Nunziata; brothers Susumu and Charles “Kenzo”; sisters Suzuko Yamamoto and Sandra Saiki; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Naalehu Hongwanji Hall. All-night vigil to follow at his residence, 96-1255 Hinano St., Pahala. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the hall. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Glenn Keola DePonte

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

March 16, 2012
Glenn Keola DePonte, 58, of Kahului, a carpenter, died. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by mother Karen Vida, brother Paul A. and sister Leeannda. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mollie Leilani Bishop

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

March 15, 2012
Mollie Leilani Bishop, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Charleen Towne and Fiona Robinson, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Frances Kwai Heong Costa Ayres

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

Feb. 27, 2012
Frances Kwai Heong Costa Ayres, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired pantry worker at Pagoda and Liberty House, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Koolaupoko. She is survived by mother Ah Wan Costa Ayres; sons Kerence, Kevin and Brian Ah You; daughters Christine Ah You and Roxanne Perreira; brother Abraham Costa Ayres; sisters Janice Smith, Marilyn Quemado, Leslie Ferreira and Mona Hawkins; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. March 31 at Oha Place, Kaneohe. Celebration of life at noon at Meakaua Street. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Dr. Howard Gady, M.D.

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

DR. HOWARD
GADY, M.D.

In loving memory of devoted husband and father Dr. Howard Gady, M.D. (age 81) of Kaneohe, Hawaii who passed away on Sunday March 18, 2012 in Kailua, Oahu. He was born July 1, 1930 in the Bronx, NY July 1, 1930 to Benjamin Gady and Ida (Cohen) Gady. He was a graduate of Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music and Art in New York and went on to receive a Master’s degree in music from University of Arizona. He became a band instructor with the Camden, NJ school system and then was drafted into the US Army during the Korean War and was stationed at Camp Zama, Japan. After his service he obtained a degree in pharmacy from Rutgers University in 1959. After managing as a pharmacist and owning his own pharmacy business in San Diego, CA he pursued a medical degree, graduating from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico in 1973. He completed his residency at Kuakini Hospital and obtained employment at Pearl Harbor Shipyard Naval Health Clinic Hawaii as their Occupational Medicine Physician giving 37+ years of dedicated government service. Throughout his life he maintained an interest in music and became a self-taught expert in jade jewelry. He is survived by his wife May, daughter Koralee Gady Asbee, son Barrett Gady and six grandchildren. Memorial service to be held at Castle Hospital Chapel in Kailua from 11-12 am on 3/24/12, casual dress. In lieu of flowers and cards, please donate in his name to either Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts
(www.laguardiahs.org/home.html) or National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
(www.ninds.nih.gov/aboutninds/giftfund.htm).

Antonio Baltero Nartatez Sr.

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

ANTONIO BALTERO NARTATEZ SR.

Age 95 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away February 22, 2012 in Honolulu. Born June 26, 1916 in Philippines. Retired from Dole Company in Lanai City.

He is survived by Sons, Pedro (Janeette) Nartatez, Benjamin (Peregrina) Nartatez, Cipriano (Magdalena) Nartatez, Antonio (Delia) Nartatez Jr.; Daughters, Teresita Nartatez, Roberta Nartatez Ben; 17 Grandchildren; 19 Great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday (March 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (March 27) at St Philomena Church; (3300 Ala-Laulani Pl., Salt Lake) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

FRANCES KWAI HEONG COSTA AYRES

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

FRANCES KWAI HEONG COSTA AYRES
October 15, 1941

70, of Kaneohe, passed away at home on February 27, 2012. She is survived by mother Ah Wan Costa Ayres; sons Kerence Ah You, Kevin Ah You, Brian Ah You; daughters Christine Ah You, Roxanne Perreira; brother; Abraham Costa; sisters Janice Smith, Marilyn Quemado, Leslie Ferreira and Mona Hawkins; eleven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation from 10:00 AM on Friday, March 23, 2012 at Hawaiian Memorial Park, funeral service 11:00 AM. Casual attire. No flowers. Scattering of ashes on March 31, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Oha Place, Kaneohe, HI. Celebration of life to follow at 45-432 Meakaua St., Kaneohe, HI.

Frederick G. Perry

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

FREDERICK G. PERRY

Frederick G. Perry, 87, of Medford, OR passed away on March 15 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hawaii on 11/11/24, he was employed as a sheet metal worker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy (Pimento), 5 children, 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; 2 brothers and 1 sister. Services and burial were in Medford, OR on March 19.

William Carl Bruhn

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

WILLIAM CARL BRUHN

Aged 84, of Pleasant Hills, CA, passed peacefully March 8th, 2012 with his family by his side. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired Detective with the Honolulu Police Dept.
He is survived by wife Gwendolyn, daughters Lynette (Steve) Sousa, Carla (Ken) Jones, Nola (Richard) Faria; sons Kurt Bruhn and Hans (Margo) Bruhn; sister Lois Hildreth; 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Visitation 9:45 am March 30th, 2012 at St. Johns Vianney Parish in Kailua, O’ahu. Mass 10:45am, Reception 12 noon. Aloha Attire. In lieu of of flowers please share your favorite memory of William Bruhn. Condolences and memories can be directed to Williambruhn@att.net

John Robert “Ding” Cavaco Sr.

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

JOHN ROBERT “DING” CAVACO SR.

71, of Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii passed away Friday, February 3, 2012 at Castle Medical Center surrounded by his family. Born December 18, 1940 to Alice Mahoe and Darrell Cavaco. John was a life-long resident of Kailua and graduate of Kailua High School. He retired as a heavy equipment operator with the Operating Engineers Local 3 and was a dedicated retired employee of Delta Construction Company after many years of service. John loved his machines and was well known and respected for his skill and expertise operating heavy equipment. John also had a strong love for the ocean and was a long time canoe paddler, coach, and mentor for Kailua, Lanikai, and Kai-Oni canoe clubs and participated in the Molokai Hoe canoe races crossing the channel 28 times and 2 additional times solo by kayak. John enjoyed golfing and was a member of various golf clubs. Most of all, John will be remembered fondly for being a trusted friend and especially as a dearly loved husband, father, papa, and great-papa, brother and brother-in-law who could often be found enjoying himself with his family doing everything and anything they were doing. John is survived by his wife of 52 years Kathi Cavaco, daughter Ann Gonsalves (Kimo), son John “John-boy” Cavaco Jr. (Melonie), daughter Corey Huihui (Black), Malia Peters (Tony), grandchildren Heather Ho, Keala Huihui-White, Kaiena Huihui, Keoni Cavaco, Lucas Gonsalves, Carli Huihui, Katheryne Huihui, Kimberly Cavaco, Noah Staggs, Keonaona Peters, great-grandchildren Kamo’i and Makua Huihui-White, Halena Ho, siblings Leota Souza (John), Alberta Sanders (James), Darrell “Nicky” Cavaco (Queenie), Elizabeth “Betty” Duarte (Donald), Charlie Wills, Rawlins Wills (Rhonda), Marnette Acfalle (James), Wayne Wills (Debbie), Louise Lee (Robert), May Laverne Poi, David Tagupa (Leona), brother-in-law Bill Brye (Anne), hanai son William Brown, and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends who grew up with the family. Celebration of life to be held Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Kailua Beach Park pavilion near the boat ramp. Visitation 9:30am – Service 10:30am. Paddle out and scattering of ashes immediately following service. Flowers for ho’okupu welcome. Parking will be available at Lanikai Elementary School until 4:00pm.

Albert “Regi” R. Regidor

Posted On March 21st, 2012 -

ALBERT “REGI” R. REGIDOR

Age 71 of Kailua Kona, Hawaii passed away February 11, 2012 in Kona. Born March 1, 1940 in Paauilo, Hawaii. A retired safety training supervisor at Honolulu Gas Company serving 40 + years. A U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by Wife, Stella J. Regidor of Kona; Son, Nathan Regidor; Daughter, Natalie Regidor; 2 Grandchildren; Brothers, Moke (Reba) Regidor of Kona, Earl (Amy) Regidor of Kona; Sisters, Mary Lee, Ilima (Scott) Fujimoto of Honokaa.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday (March 24) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu) Memorial Service 9:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Flower lei welcome.

Margaret Constance Kahaleuahi Williams

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 15, 2012
Margaret Constance Kahaleuahi Williams, 94, of Montclair, Calif., died. She was born in Kipahulu, Maui. She is survived by son Daniel, daughters Margaret Lucero and Mary Watanabe, 18 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Ontario, Calif.

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Matsuno Togikawa

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 5, 2012
Matsuno Togikawa, 102, of Honolulu, retired owner of Togikawa Store, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Wailua, Kauai. She is survived by sons Stanley and Richard, sister Kikuyo Ota, five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Olivet Baptist Church, 1775 S. Beretania St. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Benjamin Terukina

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

Feb. 9, 2012
Benjamin “Jr.” Terukina, 79, of Mililani and Ewa Beach, formerly of Haleiwa, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Veronica; sons Richard and Andrew Proctor, and Aaron, Darryl and Benjamin M. Terukina; daughters Beverly Rivero, Deborah Cerny, Jadelyn Mathias, Terrilyn K. Terukina, Reanette Lacuesta and Ronnette Lankford; brothers Kenneth and Robert; sisters Dorothy Oga, Geraldine Lopez and Naomi H. Mark; four stepchildren; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Bernadette Mildred Spady

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 10, 2012
Bernadette Mildred Spady, 54, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Virginia. She is survived by daughters Cynthia Spady and Danielle Washington; brothers Garland, Grady and Dexter Love, and Lorenzo Preston; sisters Delreace Ames, Doris “Joanne” Paige and Paula West; and three grandchildren. Services to be held in Virginia.

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Herbert Wilbur Seal II

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 14, 2012
Herbert Wilbur “Bert” Seal II, 60, of Kohala, Hawaii, a tile setter, died at home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by daughters Serena and Melissa, brothers Tom and Trilo, and sister Sunny Seal-La Plante. Gathering at noon Sunday at Hapuna Beach State Park, north end. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Albert R. Regidor

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

Feb. 11, 2012
Albert R. “Regi” Regidor, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Honolulu Gas Co. safety training supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kona. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Stella J., son Nathan, daughter Natalie, brothers Moke and Earl, sisters Mary Lee and Ilima Fujijmoto, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers; lei welcome.

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William Sang Yoon Pyun

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 10, 2012
William Sang Yoon Pyun, 91, of Honolulu, an owner of livestock and vegetable farms, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kyong Buk, Korea. He is survived by sons Timothy K.Y., Hong Yul, Kwang Yul, Daniel J.Y., Bong Yul and Yul; daughters Kyung Sook Choi, Lia Pyun-Sakai and Mia Kim; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius X Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Carolina Lina Naki

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 15, 2012
Carolina Lina Naki, 79, of Lahaina died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by husband Lani; sons Manuel Kawaha Sr., Raymond Ortiz, Edyngton Naki Sr., Mark Naki and John Kaalakea Jr.; daughters Irmanette Ballutay, Jennie Naki-Biga, Gwendolyn Naki-Kaauwai and Louise Villanueva; hanai son Ben Hoopai; hanai daughter Barbara Kalama; sister Laura L. Waiohu; 41 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date in Hookamakea, Molokai. Casual attire. Lei only. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Calvin Seiho Miyashiro

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 1, 2012
Calvin Seiho Miyashiro, 64, of Kailua, an Air Force veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Joan, sons Mark and Shayde, and brothers Ralph, Rodney and Melvin. Private services.

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Karen L.M. Medina

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

Feb. 18, 2012
Karen L.M. Medina, 68, of Mililani, an S & K Sales retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Philip S. “Beano,” daughter Tanya Gonzalez, sisters Gerrie Griffin and Penny Tantog, and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Derek A. Lariosa

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

Jan. 25, 2012
Derek A. “Hanakai” Lariosa, 58, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Florence K. “Nani,” son Joshua “Afani” Kukar, daughters Tiare and Tiareapetahi “Tia” Kukar, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Barbers Point, Nimitz Cove Pavillion No. 1814 (across Coral Sea Road from the Coast Guard Station). Services: 9:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow.

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Carmen Joanel Lacro

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 6, 2012
Carmen Joanel Lacro, 49, of Pahala, Hawaii, formerly of Naalehu, Hawaii, a Hilo Medical Center credit and collections clerk, died in Phoenix. She was born in Pahala. She is survived by husband Stanley Lorenzo; daughter Denise Nelson; hanai son Everett “Pini”; parents Alfred and Esther; brothers Burt Castro and Al, Vernon, Everett, Ronald and Jon Lacro; sisters Cynthia and Janice Lacro, and Charlene Nilson; hanai sisters Kathy Kutsunai and Kapiolani Ma; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Haruyo Kitagawa

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 3, 2012
Haruyo Kitagawa, 100, of Hakalau, Hawaii, a retired homemaker, died in Life Care Center in Hilo. She was born in Hakalau. She is survived by daughters Peggy E. Yoshizumi and Lillian Sakae, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Jane Kumiko Kawachi

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 15, 2012
Jane Kumiko Kawachi, 68, of Hilo, a retired branch manager at Bank of Hawaii KTA branch and an employee at Hilo Hongwanji and Edward Jones Investments, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George, sons Scott and Kurt, mother Teruko Inoue, brother Alvin Inoue, sister Karen Inoue and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Danny Robert Hollister

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

March 13, 2012
Danny Robert Hollister, 24, of Waipahu, an Air Force staff sergeant, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Daly City, Calif. He is survived by wife Ave K., son Antony, parents Tony and Ann M., and sisters Loretta Filoialii, Anothen Knott, and Toni M. and Olita-Lauma Hollister. Visitation: 6 p.m. today at Holy Family Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Burial to be held later in the week in American Samoa. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Matilda Rivera De Soto

Posted On March 20th, 2012 -

Feb. 27, 2012
Matilda Rivera De Soto, 92, of Kaneohe died at home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Catalino, Robert, Ralph and Stephen Soto, Joseph Rivera, and John, Lawrence and Paul De Soto; daughters Diane Carrion and Mary Jane Leon; sister Juanita Martelles; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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