Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

Ronald Lee Chyba

Posted On February 21st, 2014 -

Feb. 9, 2014
Ronald Lee Chyba, 67, of Lihue, a computer programmer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in South Dakota. He is survived by brother Robert and sister Janet Thoresen. Private services.

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Joseph Robert Condlin

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 13, 2014
Joseph Robert Condlin, 69, of Makaha, a retired fire protection engineer supervisor for the Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command of the Pacific, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by son Eugene J. and sister Joan DeAngelis. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Services: 5 p.m. Reception to follow. Aloha or casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Neil Y. Watanabe

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 6, 2014
Neil Y. Watanabe, 63, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dane, daughter Heather, brother Layton and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 4:30 p.m.

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Philip Edward Howell

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 15, 2014
Philip Edward Howell, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant, died in Encino, Calif. He was born in Shanghai. He is survived by wife Lei Mamo; daughters Leigh Howell-Reed, Dixie Howell and J. Puanani Howell; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Hideyasu Fukuhara

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 4, 2014
Hideyasu Fukuhara, 83, of Pearl City, a retired McKinley High School administrator, died in Maunalani Nursing & Rehab Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Alvan H., daughter Teri T. Fukuhara-Chang and a grandchild. Private services.

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Magdalina Amano Williams

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 1, 2014
Magdalina Amano “Maggie” Williams, 88, of Honolulu, a retired school health aide, died in Aiea. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Jose Ungos and Hannibal Jr. and Eugene Williams; daughters Violet Herbert, H’Strella Croom and Marguerite and Barbara-Ann Williams; brothers Domingo and Sonny Amano; sisters Felicidad Lia and Dolores Agcolico; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday at Soka Gakkai International-USA, 2729 Pali Highway, Honolulu.

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Francis Kalaukela Kapahua Jr.

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 17, 2014
Francis Kalaukela Kapahua Jr., 73, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Fire Department (Makiki station) firefighter and retired Budget Rent-A-Car customer service agent, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Renee Kapahua-Wise, Susan Goss and Michele Hatori; sisters Claudette Naauao, Paulette Muragin and Lynnette Tong; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services held. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in obituary published Sunday.

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James N. Gresham Sr.

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 6, 2014
James N. Gresham Sr., 85, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy electrician, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Myrtle, Miss. He is survived by wife Esther; sons James Jr., Jefferey, Scott and Mark; daughters Lias Townsend, Janis Eisen and Patricia Sommers; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Clinton Yoshitake Abe

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 7, 2014
Clinton Yoshitake Abe, 60, of Kailua, who was self-employed, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents George and Lynn, and sisters Jean Sumimoto, Gloria Chapman and Carol Abe. Private services.

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Flora Yaeko Kuwaye

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 9, 2014
Flora Yaeko Kuwaye, 91, of Honolulu, a retired personnel assistant at the Queen’s Medical Center, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Norman K., sister Sharla K. Kamoto and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Walter William Haley

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 14, 2014
Walter William “Naner” Haley, 70, of Makaha, owner of Joe’s Chinatown Garage, died in Aiea. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Carmelita Hausher and sons William Haley and L.R. William Humphey. Private services. Donations suggested to Boys Town New York.

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Benjamin Agonias

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 20, 2014
Benjamin “Gudin” Agonias, 61, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Alma M.; sons Roy and German; daughters Floriete and Evangeline; brothers Hector, Leonardo and Edgar; sisters Elenor Malvar, Jovie Ganitano and Cristina Ancheta; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sharon Law Laa

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 6, 2014
Sharon Law Laa, 67, of Princeville, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is survived by son Aaron Siego, daughter Jaye Green, two stepsons, five stepdaughters, six grandchildren, 31 step-grandchildren, 67 step-great-grandchildren and three step-great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Kapolei Kingdom Hall No. 1.

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Tsutomu Honda

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 1, 2014
Tsutomu Honda, 95, of Honolulu, a federal government mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Dr. Takashi. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Layne Ah Leong

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 27, 2014
Layne Ah Leong, 63, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Rose Key and brothers Del, Bruce, Esmond and Christopher. Gathering: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Tripler Army Medical Center’s Veterans Affairs Chapel, Building D. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. For required Tripler security clearance information, call Del Ah Leong at 760-221-5592.

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Warner Edward Landeau Jr.

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 10, 2014
Warner Edward “Skip” Landeau Jr., 69, of Honolulu, a Navy retiree and a field service manager at Digital Equipment Corp., died in Honolulu. He was born in Racine, Wis. He is survived by wife Kim M. Johnson, sons Stephen and Edward, daughter Kirsten, brother Michael, sisters Janelle Lowrance and Iva Olsen, and nine grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Updated information for an obituary published Jan. 21.

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Philip Edward Howell

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 15, 2014
Philip Edward Howell, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant, died in Encino, Calif. He was born in Shanghai. He is survived by wife Lei Mamo; daughters Leigh Howell-Reed, Dixie Howell and J. Puanani Howell; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Clare Rylander Alford

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 13, 2014
Clare Rylander Alford, 52, of Kihei, Maui, a salesperson at Na Hoku Jewelers on Front Street, died on Maui. She was born in Burbank, Calif. She is survived by husband Gareth; brothers Paul, Eric, Wynn and Carl Rylander; and sisters Lynn Poland, Sally Sutterfield, Mary Rylander, Peggy Jurich, Jane Vovilla, Carol Parks and Anne Walters. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Hiroshi Nakasone

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 31, 2014
Hiroshi “Naka” Nakasone, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Ameron truck driver, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by hanai daughters Williette and Narcissus “Nani” Hee. No services.

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Francis Kalaukela Kapahua Jr.

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 17, 2014
Francis Kalaukela Kapahua Jr., 73, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Fire Department (Makiki station) firefighter and retired Budget Rent-A-Car customer service agent, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Renee Kapahua-Wise, Susan Goss and Michele Hatori; sisters Claudette Naauao, Paulette Muragin and Lynnette Tong; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services held. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in obituary published Sunday.

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Elsie Apana

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 18, 2014
Elsie Apana, 74, of Waianae, a retired First Hawaiian Bank manager, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Kalei. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 130 Ohua St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Marie Celeste Pagliuso

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 5, 2014
Marie Celeste Pagliuso, 47, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Loma Linda, Calif. She is survived by husband Robert; daughters Ruthy Gutierrez, Monica Cortez, Joanna Cromer, Elena Barrera and Anissa, Adrianna and Lily Pagliuso; father Joe Castillo; mother Jeannette Garcia; brother Joaquin Castillo; sister Joei Sayers; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services at noon. Cremation to follow. Donations suggested to American Diabetes Association.

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Clinton Yoshitake Abe

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 7, 2014
Clinton Yoshitake Abe, 60, of Kailua, who was self-employed, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents George and Lynn, and sisters Jean Sumimoto, Gloria Chapman and Carol Abe. Private services.

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Flora Yaeko Kuwaye

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 9, 2014
Flora Yaeko Kuwaye, 91, of Honolulu, a retired personnel assistant at the Queen’s Medical Center, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Norman K., sister Sharla K. Kamoto and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jane T. Ashbrook

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 14, 2014
Jane T. Ashbrook, 49, of Wailuku, a seamstress and artist, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by mother Mary Kaminski; brothers Michael and Mark Kaminski; sisters Elaine Kaminski-Yundt, Karen Kaminski-Kaiser and Donna Kaminski-Zender; and grandparent Mary Armstrong. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Sunday at Launiupoko Beach Park, Lahaina. Lei welcome.

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Drew Michael Scobie

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 10, 2014
Drew Michael Scobie, 25, of Kailua, a Straub Clinic & Hospital perioperative technician and a Hawaii Army National Guard sergeant, was remembered in services already held. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Mckenna A.K.; son Duke A.P.; parents Darryl Scobie and Karen K. Tao; brother Jack Whiteted; sister Devan; stepbrother Austin Whiteted; stepsisters Portia and Sara Whiteted; and grandparents Ben and Joyce Acma, and Daniel and Shirley Scobie. Monetary gifts can be made to Bank of Hawaii and gofundme.com in memory of Drew Scobie. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark-mortuary.com.

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Benjamin Agonias

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 20, 2014
Benjamin “Gudin” Agonias, 61, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Alma M.; sons Roy and German; daughters Floriete and Evangeline; brothers Hector, Leonardo and Edgar; sisters Elenor Malvar, Jovie Ganitano and Cristina Ancheta; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sharon Law Laa

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 6, 2014
Sharon Law Laa, 67, of Princeville, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is survived by son Aaron Siego, daughter Jaye Green, two stepsons, five stepdaughters, six grandchildren, 31 step-grandchildren, 67 step-great-grandchildren and three step-great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Kapolei Kingdom Hall No. 1.

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Leonard Charles Berube

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Jan. 5, 2014
Leonard Charles Berube, 77, of Ozark, Ala., formerly of Hawaii, a construction worker and an Army veteran, died in Alabama. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by sons Bobby, David and Lanakila Kupihea; daughters Alyce Ann Grimes and Faith “Kuulei” and Miulan Kupihea; brothers Donald and Ray; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Missions Church, 95-801 Kipapa Drive. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Fellowship noon-2 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Agnes Hazel Shelton

Posted On February 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 12, 2014
Agnes Hazel Shelton, 84, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Rosemary Damas, hanai sons Randall and Clyde Lono, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 28 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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