Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

GEORGE “BIG GEORGE” (KAHALELEHUA) UEMOTO

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

GEORGE BIG GEORGE (KAHALELEHUA) UEMOTO Age 72, of Ewa Beach, passed away March 23, 2013 at Pali Momi Medical Center. Born March 21, 1941 in Honolulu. Retired from Pearl Harbor Navy Shipyard Shop 51. He is survived by son, Christopher Uemoto; daughters, Michele Uemoto, Nicole (Wade) Yoshiyama; brothers, James (Aldine) Kahalelehua, Douglas (Katherine) Uemoto, Arch Naeole; sisters, Myrtle Yamane, Valkyrie Naeole, Carol (Richard) Richardson; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 9:30 a.m Saturday, 4/27 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. Monday, 4/29 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire.

LISA KAHIKILAULANI CHUN

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

LISA KAHIKILAULANI CHUN
Lisa Kahikilaulani Chun passed away on December 31, 2012 in Seattle, Washington at the age of 44 after a prolonged battle with brain cancer. She was born on October 22, 1968 and graduated from Kamehameha Schools in 1986. She graduated from the University of Hawaii in 1991 and Seattle University in 1996. She was an Operating Room nurse at the University of Washington Med Center. She leaves behind her husband, Sean Caso, her children, Kalehua and Kawai, her mother, Sybil Nosaka, her Tutu, Doris Nosaka, sister, Iwa (Nathan) Urabe, her nieces, U’I (Matt) Reynolds and Leo Urabe and her nephew, Ikaika Urabe and numerous cousins. A Hawaiian celebration of her life will be held on April 27 at the home of Gerald & Arlene Kamoe, 1739 Ala Aolani Street in Moanalua Valley beginning at 11 AM. Very casual attire. Her ashes will be scattered on April 28th.

MILDRED MIYOKO MORI

Posted On April 22nd, 2013 -

MILDRED MIYOKO MORI Of Mililani, HI passed away at age 82 on March 21, 2013. Born April 10, 1930 in Honolulu, HI. She was retired from the Outrigger Reef Hotel, Hskp. Dept. & a member of the Yonashiro Cho Jin Kai. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Mori & daughter Pamela (Albert) Amiot. She is survived by daughters Patsy (Carleton) Yanaga, Sandra & Cindy Mori, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great grandson. Service @ Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Sunday @ 2:00 pm. Casual attire, no flowers. A big Mahalo to Avalon Care Center & St. Francis Hospice.

CHARLES S. INAMINE

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

IN MEMORIAM CHARLES S. INAMINE b. April 16, 1925 in Kohala, HI d. April 21, 2012 in Chicago, IL Always in our hearts Your nieces, nephews, cherished friends, George Neeno, Anita Valentini, and friends and staff of Heiwa Terrace

Alvin Marin Maui Kim

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

ALVIN MARIN MAUI KIM Alvin Marin Maui Kim, age 64, died at Straub Clinic & Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Born April 25, 1948, in Honolulu, Hawaii, he grew up and lived in Wahiawa. He was a former marathon runner, owned a t-shirt printing company and was a community volunteer. He was active with several churches and participated in church missions to Japan and Thailand. Survivors include brother Wallis J. Kim; step-mother Clara B.S. Kim; nephews Liko Allen (Sonia), Noa Allen (Aloha); great-nieces Nanea Allen, Makena Allen, Mililani Allen. He was preceded in death by parents, Wallace W.S. Kim and Blanche K.L. Lee; sister, Kumu Hula Mililani Allen. Graveside services will be held at 12:45 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

PUAKEA PUA YOUNG

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

PUAKEA PUA YOUNG Of Kailua, passed away on 4/4. He was a Refrigeration Tech Specialist. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; sons, Wendell, Pono, Duke; daughter, Tracie Costa; 3 brothers, 3 sisters, 12 grand- children; 2 great-grandchildren. Satuday, May 4 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel at 9:30am.

Lorraine Misao Ho

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

LORRAINE MISAO HO Lorraine was born on August 4, 1947. She was the third child of Satomi and Asao Kadosaki of Paia, Maui. She graduated from Maui High School and furthered her education at Eastern Oregon College, graduating with a degree in Education. She and husband Gene lived in California for a short time before returning home to Hawaii, spending her last 36 years in Kahaluu. She was a devoted, kind, loving and caring mother and grand- mother, to her sons Derek (Reza) and Craig (Sonya) and daughter Kimberly (Brian) Tyau and grand-daughters Madeline, Kira-Lei and Joie Tyau, and grandson Ethan Ho, all of whom participated in the Tutu and Me program with grandma. In addition, she is survived by her husband, sisters, cousins, nephews and nieces. A very special mahalo to the folks at Tutu & Me, the 7th Floor nurses and staff at the Queen-Emma Tower of The Queens Hospital and the nurses and staff at the Maunalani Nursing Home and the St. Francis Hospice for all of the compassion, care and comfort she received. Services will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Nuuanu Memorial Park. Visitation at 10:00am, services at 11:00am. Inurnment at the Valley of the Temples at 2:30pm. Casual attire.

Yoshiko Shinsato

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

YOSHIKO SHINSATO Yoshiko Shinsato, age 89, passed away on April 4, 2013. Born May 27, 1923 in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband, Katsumi Shinsato; son, Melvin (Sookie) Shinsato; daughters, Karen (Glenn) Tamayoshi, and Andrea (Wayne) Oshiro; brothers, Sunko, Teruo, and Seisun Shimabukuro; sister, Fujiko Shimabukuro; 10 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by daughter, Eunice (Edwin) Nose; and brother, Sume Shimabukuro. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation at 5:00 p.m. Casual attire, no flowers.

Sanford “Sandy” Granger

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

SANFORD SANDY GRANGER 85, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran and retired contractor / developer, passed away peacefully in Honolulu on March 30, 2013. He was born in Los Angeles, CA. He is survived by son Bradley (Lorie), daughter Sulan, and grandsons Brock, Scott, and Blaine. Private service will be held in May.

MICHAEL KK TANG

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

MICHAEL KK TANG April 15, 2013 Michael KK Tang, 70, of Hawaii Kai, a retired architectural engineer for Headquarters Pacific Air Forces at Hickam Air Force Base, passed away in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by wife Aileen; daughter Monica (Mosa); son Nicholas (Christine); brothers Robert, Gordon, and Ronald; 5 grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be held at Borthwick Mortuary on Tuesday, April 30th. Visitation: 10:00 am. Services: 11:00 am. Lunch 12:15 pm. Private Burial to follow. Aloha Attire.

CRISANTO MONTERO RUEDO

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

CRISANTO MONTERO RUEDO Age 60, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 16, 2013 in Aiea. Born April 11, 1952 in Bgy Malapaao, Langiden Abra, Philippines. He is survived by spouse, Amelia Ruedo; daughters, Criselia Ruedo, Clarita Ruedo, Claribel Ruedo, Cherry Ruedo; sons, Romulo Ruedo, Wilmer Ruedo, Shellmar Ruedo; sister, Erlinda Ruedo Blue; brother, Angelino Montero Padre; 19 grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday (April 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (April 23) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

CHAD KOLOMONA ULEI “BIG DADDY” KAPU, SR.

Posted On April 21st, 2013 -

CHAD KOLOMONA ULEI BIG DADDY KAPU, SR.
Beloved husband, father, son, brother and uncle, passed away on March 27, 2013. Born on January 8, 1982. He is survived by his wife, Kristina; son, Chad Jr.; daughters, Aaliyah, Shaniyah, Hannahjade and Puppylicious; god- daughter, Mariah Manandic- Kapu and godson, Bryson Ahlo; parents, Larry Sr. and Wilma Kapu; brothers, Larry Jr. (Naoia), Michael (Maria), Joe Aiona (Ami), Ray Steele (Arvilynn), Tim Lopes and Ethan-James; sisters, Karen Cabalar (Everett), Rose Harris (Patrick), Verna Faatoafe (Frank); neices, Tascha (Cody) and Mariah; nephews, Micah and Marley; grandniece, Talia-Leitu and grandnephew, Raiyden-Faaleaga; in-laws, David and Sandy Manandic; sister in-law, Jewel Mitchell, along with many nieces, nephews, uncles, aunties and cousins. Visitation 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, Nanakuli, 89-235 Pua Ave.; Services at 10:00 a.m.; casual attire, Cremation to follow.

Harold Sunao Teruya

Posted On April 20th, 2013 -

In Loving Memory HAROLD SUNAO TERUYA
80 of Honolulu. Retired Owner and CEO of Armstrong and Kula Produce. Passed peacefully on March 26, 2013 at home among his family. He was born in Kailua. Survived by his loving wife, Ethel; Diane Phillips (Rick), Erma Ishikawa (Stan); Mark Teruya (Joanie), Wayne Teruya (Tracy); eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brothers, Minoru, William, Dr. Thomas and Paul Teruya; sisters, Betsy Oshiro, Lillian Kamisato and Molly Shiroma. Services will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 4PM at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; visitation will begin at 2PM. Casual attire.

VALERIE U. BACOS

Posted On April 20th, 2013 -

VALERIE U. BACOS Age 53, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 20, 2013 in Waianae. Born December 10, 1959 in Wahiawa, HI. Valerie was a 1977 graduate of Nanakuli High School. She was formerly employed by Nakatani Drive Inn & Seven Eleven. She is survived by mother, Clerese Bacos; brothers, Thomas (Anne) Bacos, Jr., Dean Chad Bacos; sisters, Carol (Lee) Yamauchi, Darnell (Willy) Failautusi, Jr. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (April 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Nanakuli Cemetery. Aloha Attire.

Margaret Masako Tengan

Posted On April 20th, 2013 -

MARGARET MASAKO TENGAN Passed away at her home in Arcadia, Calif. on March 14, 2013 at the age of 80. She was cutting roses in her garden. She was born in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii on July 22, 1932. After graduating from Kauai High School, Margaret went on to earn her LVN Nursing Credentials in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Her nursing career took her to Dallas, Texas and Spokane, Washington. She completed her career at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Arcadia, Calif. Margaret enjoyed traveling through Europe, South America and sightseeing across America. Her interests included family, gardening, reading and the Bible. Margaret was predeceased by sisters: Alice, Gladys, Betty; and, brothers: Fred and Katsutaro. Margaret is survived by her brother James, and many nieces and nephews. Service of remembrance will be held at the Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Maunakea Street, Honolulu, HI 96817 (808-522-5200) on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 11:30 AM followed by the burial at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Los Angeles Mission and The Salvation Army.

Elizabeth “Tod” Haglund King

Posted On April 19th, 2013 -

ELIZABETH “TOD” HAGLUND KING
Elizabeth “Tod” Haglund King, 86, passed on April 3, 2013, in Seattle. Tod was born Jan. 31, 1927, in Montana. She traveled to Honolulu to teach at Hanahau’oli School in 1950, retiring after a 26-year career. Tod was a gifted teacher who touched the lives of hundreds of children, describing her Hanahau’oli years as some of her richest. Tod married Philip Lloyd King (deceased) and raised her family in Kailua, Hawaii. She was a docent at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, an active member of the Junior League of Honolulu and Pi Beta Phi Honolulu alumnae, and an avid-world traveler. In her retirement, Tod and Phil spent many happy years at their second home in Volcano. Tod is survived by daughter Maile Feick and husband Alex, son John King and wife Clarice, daughter Julie King Hinsley and husband Scott, and grandchildren Kaylee, Brant, Audrey, Danielle and Lea. Private services are pending. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hanahau’oli School, 1922 Makiki Street, Honolulu, HI 96822 or at hanahauoli.org.

ROSALINA “ROSE” GELIDO

Posted On April 19th, 2013 -

ROSALINA ROSE GELIDO Age 82, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away March 29, 2013 in Aiea. Born March 12, 1931 in Kukaiau, Big Island. She is survived by sons, Ronald (Dawn) Daquip, Robert (Liza) Daquip, Al Gabuat, Vladimar (Jojo) Gabuat; 14 grandchildren; 20 great- grand-children; sister, Gleceria Mendoza. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (April 25) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu). Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LEONIDA DACAYANAN CORPUZ

Posted On April 19th, 2013 -

LEONIDA DACAYANAN CORPUZ Age 80, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 28, 2013 in Waipahu. Born November 18, 1932 in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons, Rogelio (Ann Lisa) Corpuz, Johnny (Jesusa) Corpuz, Orlando (Bernadette) Corpuz; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 8:45 a.m. Monday (April 22) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu). Service 10:45 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

DIONICIO PASCUAL CORPUZ

Posted On April 19th, 2013 -

DIONICIO PASCUAL CORPUZ Age 95, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 18, 2013 in Aiea. Born December 26, 1917 in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retired groundskeeper at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. He is survived by sons, Vicente (Dolores) Corpuz of CA, Benjamin (Aida) Corpuz; daughters, Lydia (Gonzalo) DeGuzman, Yolanda (Romulo) Gaoiran of CA; 12 grand- children; 14 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (April 21) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Monday (April 22) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

ROBERT KWOCK CHEW WONG

Posted On April 19th, 2013 -

ROBERT KWOCK CHEW WONG
Age 76, of Pearl City, HI, passed away April 6, 2013 in Pearl City. Born August 5, 1936 in Honolulu, HI. Robert was retired from Hickam Air Force Base. He was a member of the Kapahulu Senior Center; Pearl City Racquet Ball Club; and Kong Physical Culture Club. He is survived by wife, Frances Chee Wong; sons, Dexter (Judi) Wong, Derek (Lani) Wong, David Wong of OR; brothers, Richard (Lucy) Wong, Wilfred (Kathleen) Wong, Stanley Wong; sister, Shirley Chock; 5 grandchildren; caregiver, Pamela Cobb-Adams. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 23) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, welcome.

RAYMOND ARIAS

Posted On April 19th, 2013 -

RAYMOND ARIAS Age 88, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 12, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born February 25, 1925 in Honolulu, HI. Raymond retired from Gentry Pacific. He is survived by sisters, Margaret (Clarence) Drose, Rita Stair, Marie Mendes; numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (April 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

STANLEY TATSUMI MURAOKA

Posted On April 18th, 2013 -

STANLEY TATSUMI MURAOKA Age 85, San Diego, CA, passed away March 28, 2013 in San Diego. Born March 4, 1928 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by wife, Mary Yoshio Muraoka; daughter, Stacy (Jason) Uyehara; sister, Edna Sakuda; 2 grandchildren, Rendi Nagata, Alyssa Nagata. Private services were held.

CENON GANITANO ABANILLA

Posted On April 18th, 2013 -

CENON GANITANO ABANILLA Age 73, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 5, 2013 in Honolulu. Born April 12, 1939 in #17 Pariir, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Was employed for 11 years at Aloun Farm. He is survived by wife, Paulina B. Abanilla; daughters, Thelma (Ireneo) Baloran, Joely Abanilla, Myrna Abanilla; sons, Florentino Abanilla, Reynante Abanilla, Menardo Abanilla, Emerson Abanilla; 13 grand- children; 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Abelardo (Rose) Abanilla; sisters, Erlinda Malvar, Nelly (Loreto) Agcaoili, Corazon (Rufino) Barroga. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (April 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Burial to take place in Philippines. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

SUSUMU KATO

Posted On April 17th, 2013 -

SUSUMU KATO Age 91, of Honolulu, passed away on March 29, 2013 at Hale Ho Aloha. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired architect. He is survived by his wife, Edith; daughter, Edie (Norbert) Watanabe and grand- daughter, Tae Watanabe. No monetary offerings. Private services held.

TOMMY CONNER

Posted On April 17th, 2013 -

TOMMY CONNER Tommy Conner of Kailua, Hawaii passed away Thursday March 28, 2013 at the St Francis Hospice after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Tommy was born in Mountain View, Hawaii on November 24, 1944. A Honolulu Police Officer and later retired Captain with the Honolulu Fire Department Tommy was a legendary outrigger canoe paddler. Designer and builder of the oldest competitive single person outrigger canoe, 11 time repeat winner of the Molokai Hoe and coached many more crews to victory. He is survived by his wife Renée, his son Tai Conner, son and daughter in law Vaimana and Ashley Conner and their two daughters Leela and Kaila, son and daughter in law Kalena and Maile Conner and their three children Tua, Mahana and Emma, daughter and son in law Kanani and Ezra Rodrigues and their daughter Kamala, step daughter and son in law Kira and Jon Paul Kaloi and their daughter Delia, step daughter and son in law Jana and Kaipo Akaka and their son Taj. A celebration of life will be held April 21 at 10:00 am at Lanikai Community Park with a scattering of ashes and kanikapila following.

EUGENE “TAMO” HORIUCHI

Posted On April 17th, 2013 -

EUGENE TAMO HORIUCHI Age 73, of Pearl City, HI, passed away Feb. 24, 2013 in Honolulu. Born March 17, 1939 in Ewa, HI. Retired carpenter and United States Army Veteran. He is survived by brothers, Richard Horiuchi, Miles Horiuchi, Steven Horiuchi; sister, Jane Murayama; nieces & nephews. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (April 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

CECELIA “COOKIE” PCOLA

Posted On April 17th, 2013 -

CECELIA COOKIE PCOLA
Age 81, of Honolulu, HI, passed away March 20, 2013 in Honolulu. Born September 22, 1931 in Queens, New York. She is survived by husband, Michael Pcola; daughters, Susan Pcola-Davis & Robert “Bob” Davis, Janet Jacobson; 3 grandchildren, Crystal, Jenna, & Jeffrey; 2 great-grand- children, Cryshawna & Cryslynn. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (April 20) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. Tuesday (April 23) at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

FLAVIA “GLORIA” CONSELVA SALVADOR

Posted On April 17th, 2013 -

FLAVIA GLORIA CONSELVA SALVADOR
Age 82, Waipahu, HI, passed away March 30, 2013 in Kaneohe. Born October 5, 1930 in Honolulu, HI. A member of St. Joseph Church. She is survived by sons, Derek W. (Valerie) Conselva, Andy D. (Sweetie) Conselva, Cedric J. (Darlene) Conselva, Edwin D. Conselva; daughters, Debbie A. (Benny) Chun, Cindy M. Conselva, Elena E. Conselva; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (April 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (April 23) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 10:00 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

LILLIAN ARIEL MALZMAN

Posted On April 17th, 2013 -

LILLIAN ARIEL MALZMAN Age 92, of Honolulu, HI, passed away April 14, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born October 8, 1920 in Patterson, New Jersey. Member of Sisterhood of Temple Emmanuel, Aloha Jewish Chapel, Chabad, and Hadassah. She is survived by son, Irwin C. Malzman; daughter, Angie Ross. Burial 1:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 17) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire.

ROSAURO FERNANDO GARCIA, SR.

Posted On April 16th, 2013 -

ROSAURO FERNANDO GARCIA, SR. Age 91, of Kaneohe, passed away March 13, 2013 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born February 5, 1922 at Manila, Philippine. Retired as the Maintenance Supervisor from the Royal Kuhio Condominium. He is survived by sons, Rosauro (Corazon) Garcia Jr. of P.I., Fernando (Girlie) Garcia of P.I., Ramon (Imelda) Garcia, Richard Garcia of P.I.; daughters, Corazon (Noli) Cabrera of CA, Carol (Osmond) Villamayor of LV, Josie (Fred) Cadiz of LV, Angel Garcia, Mercedes (Froebel) Garcia, Evangeline Garcia of NY; 25 grandchildren; 30 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday 4/21 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday 4/22 at Mauka Chapel, Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.


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