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Obituaries

For Sunday, January 8, 2012


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Josephine Sabina Acadimia
Dec. 16, 2011
Josephine Sabina Acadimia, 86, of Kahului, a retired Maui Memorial Medical Center nurse, died in Kahului. She was born in Kipahulu, Maui. She is survived by sons David and Jerome; daughters Barbara Chong-Kee, Tani Kenyon and Roxanne Morton; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Petrona de los Santos Balantac
Dec. 7, 2011
Petrona "Sisa" de los Santos Balantac, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Palmarina "Alma" Blanco and Corazon "Cora" Bagay, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Pedro S. Batalon
Dec. 19, 2011
Pedro S. Batalon, 85, of Ewa, an Oahu Sugar Co. retiree and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Ewa. He was born in Saoatan, Bangued Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Paulita; sons Nestor, Raymond, Peter and David; daughters Arlene and Juliet Batalon, and Dorothy Fischer; brother Beningo; sisters Antonia Keys and Eluteria Collado; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Luis Encarnacion Buenafe
Dec. 6, 2011
Luis Encarnacion Buenafe, 85, of Waipahu, a security guard and a veteran of the armed forces of the United States in the Philippine Scouts, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Lemery, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ninfa G.; sons Herick S., Lloyd S., Reynold S. and Luisito S.; sister Norma B. Narcisco; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to be held at a later date in Cabanatuan City, Philippines. Casual attire. No flowers.

Luisa Cortez Cabanilla
Jan. 3, 2012
Luisa Cortez Cabanilla, 87, of Waipahu died in Ewa. She was born in Paing Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Fred, daughters Felicidad Quiton and Delia Cabanilla, brother Crispin Cortes, sisters Apolonia Fontanilla and Feliciana Piano, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Zachary Keahi Kamoi Caberto
Dec. 31, 2011
Zachary Keahi Kamoi Caberto, 23, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Flooring Innovations tile setter, died in Samuel Mahelona Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by father Leroy; mother Mary L. Kaneakua; brother Wendell K. Kaneakua; sisters Caitlyn, Kyra, Alex, Jade, Saphire and Rachel; grandparent Dorthy Lampl; and companion Tisha Learned. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Kapaia, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Kealia Bay. Casual attire.

George Naukana Chock Jr.
Jan. 1, 2012
George Naukana Chock Jr., 81, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Stevedores retiree and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Georgette, hanai son Benjamin Sakai and brother Colin. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Manoa Valley Church. Services at noon. Private burial.

Jayson J. Correa
Jan. 2, 2012
Jayson J. Correa, 46, of Hilo, an assistant school administrator at Keaau Elementary School, died in Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Joe and Carol, brother Curtis A., sisters Roxane M. Nakamura and Desiree L. Alices, and grandparent Mary B. Rosa. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Private burial of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edmund Etimani Fao
Dec. 7, 2011
Edmund Etimani Fao, also known as "Eddie," "Akaferu" and "Hunkin," 83, of Mililani, a Sandwich Isle Communications employee and Holsum/Oroweat retiree, died in Mililani. He was born in Vailoatai Tutuila, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Rodney E., Ernie S., Paul H. and Dean M. "Dino"; daughters Rejane A. Hoohuli and Regina M. Sabarre; hanai mother Violet Santiago; brothers Henry Santiago, Bill Lamond and Nehemiah G. Hunkin; sisters Mildred "Millie" Plunkett, Frances Entriken, Grace M.N. Jacinto, Winona Marinus, Evelina Vaavale, and Rulene and Sandra Lamond; companion Jeanette Robello; former wife Betty Jane Tomita; 18 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Sarah Kela Kaho'okele Farrell
Jan. 1, 2012
Sarah Kela Kaho'okele Farrell, 92, of Kula, Maui, a retired cashier at Hickam Air Force Base, died at home. She was born in Nahiku, Maui. She is survived by daughters Cynthia Allencastre, Caroline Tavares, Eltness Wallace and Mildred Jacobson; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nahiku Hawaiian Congregational Church. Services at noon. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.ballardfamillymortuaries.com.

Rose Luce Ferreira
Dec. 31, 2011
Rose Luce Ferreira, 91, of Kalopa Homesteads, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kalopa Homesteads. She is survived by caregivers Gerald and Claudette De Mello, and numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass at noon. Entombment: 1:45 p.m. at Homelani Mausoleum. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Fely Pacleb Galinato
Dec. 28, 2011
Fely Pacleb Galinato, 64, of Wailuku, a retired Renaissance Resort Hotel housekeeper, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Wilmer; daughters Andrea Morris, Cora Chagas, and Cathy, Jocelyn and Ailene Galinato; brothers Fredo and Arnolfo Pacleb; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m Thursday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Remains to be shipped to the Philippines at a later date. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Kazuo Hasegawa
Jan. 3, 2012
Kazuo Hasegawa, 76, of Kahului, a retired auto mechanic, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by daughters Lori Carillo and Caryan Hao; brothers George, Kenneth, Paul and Elroy; sisters Jane Kishaba and Jessie Fragiao; companion Consuelo "Connie" Edquiban; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Normand Edward Hess
Jan. 3, 2012
Normand Edward Hess, 88, of Lahaina, a retired Lahaina Chart House custodian, died at home. He was born in Peoria, Ill. He is survived by wife Clara M., sons Randall and Jonathan, brother Richard and sister Caroline Henderson. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Friday at Lahaina Civic Center. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Jiro Ikemori
Dec. 25, 2011
Jiro Ikemori, 94, of Kahului, a Makawao Meat Market proprietor, Frito-Lay distributor and retired Maui High School head custodian, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Kenneth, Roy, Ben and Wilfred; daughter Marilyn Kubota; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Norman Kaeo Kulani Kiko
Dec. 24, 2011
Norman Kaeo Kulani Kiko, 65, of Waimanalo, a city Parks and Recreation supervisor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine "Nette"; sons Norman K.K. "Moku" Jr. and Nolan J.K.; daughters Tammy Moniz, Noe Paiva and Shana Kiko; mother Mary Rodrigues; brothers Frank Kiko Jr., Steven Kiko Sr. and William Rodrigues; sisters Beverly Victorine, Maxine Turk and Thelma Silva; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church. Mass: 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. next Sunday at Kaiona Beach Park boat ramp. Casual attire.

The Rev. Sione Maumalanga
Dec. 26, 2011
The Rev. Sione Maumalanga, 94, of Kihei, Maui, a pastor at Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga, died at home. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by sons Sione P. and Kamaloni; daughters Ana Malafu, Mele Tuipulote, Utoileti Finau, Vailele Tatofi, Kalolaine Hukehuke and Teuila Vainikolo; brother Manatu; 48 grandchildren; 176 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ala Lani Methodist Church, Kahului. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 7 a.m. Thursday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Alice Andrade Moses
Dec. 25, 2011
Alice Andrade Moses, 79, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Kau High School custodian, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pahala. She is survived by sons John Jr. and Glenn; brothers Ronald, Walter, Clarence, Gilbert and Dennis Andrade; sisters Elsie Moses, Rachel Johansen, Diane Lumanlan and Rhonda Andrade; eight grandchildren; and eight great-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.

Shizuko K. Mukai
Dec. 4, 2011
Shizuko K. Mukai, 78, of Kahului died in Kahului Hale Makua. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by son Clifford, stepsons Patrick and Glenn, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Beverly Kennedy Murray
Jan. 2, 2012
Beverly Kennedy "Bev" Murray, 84, of Honolulu, a retired First Insurance Co. of Hawaii executive secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Syracuse, N.Y. She is survived by husband Dr. William, son James, daughter Pamela, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Arnell Nohealani O'Brien
Dec. 26, 2011
Arnell Nohealani O'Brien, 45, of Honolulu, a Costco employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Leland K. O'Brien-Schubert, daughter Kalena A. Kauhi, parents Arnold L. and Karen, brother Arnold L. Jr., sister Shawna N. and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Augustine Church, Waikiki. Services: 6 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gladys Young Hu Perry
Dec. 30, 2011
Gladys Young Hu Perry, also known as "Tutu" and "Lin Oe," 83, of Kahului, a Kaanapali Beach Hotel housekeeping department retiree, died at home. She was born in Keanae, Maui. She is survived by son Frank M. Jr.; daughters Teri Cruz, Laura "Lani" Perry and Leinaala "Ala" Maynard; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Catalina L. Sales
Dec. 29, 2011
Catalina L. "Alli" Sales, 95, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired field worker at Koi Tomato and Soriano Macadamia Nut Farm, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Primitivo, Esteban and Inocencio; daughters Consuelo Duque, Eufrocina Nicolas, Cristina Martinez and Elena Quila; 21 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Puna Covenant Church, Keaau. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

Bernice Shizuko Shibano
Dec. 24, 2011
Bernice Shizuko Shibano, 88, a Department of Education teacher, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Thomas T. and Ryan T., daughter Linda T., sister Esther M. Sato and four grandchildren. Private services.

Doreen Peart Smith
Dec. 31, 2011
Doreen Peart Smith, 82, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Sun Bank mortgage service manager, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is survived by sons Randy, Bob and Greg Peart; daughter Fran P. Mitsumura; brothers Robert, Hughie and David Morrison; sister Arlene Devereaux; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Manuel Louis Soares Jr.
Dec. 22, 2011
Manuel Louis Soares Jr., 93, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by sons Ronald and Robert, daughter Laverne Skinner, nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alysandra Naomi Sunahara
Dec. 22, 2011
Alysandra Naomi "Sandy" Sunahara, 65, of Waimea, Hawaii, a craft coordinator at Ben Franklin-Ace Hardware in Waimea, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lance, daughter Melody, brothers Patrick and Ryan Fukuki, sisters Coreen Fujikawa and Sherryle Heafner, and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Eva Gomes Tegge
Jan. 1, 2012
Eva Gomes Tegge, 78, of Kula, Maui, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by sons Damien Cabral and Gus Tegge, daughters Marian Andaya and Theresa Morales, sister Jane Mendes, 20 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Mareta Afuola Tupua
Dec. 31, 2011
Mareta Afuola Tupua, 68, of Ewa Beach died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Vatia, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Ami L., Lafoaina Jr. and Tony L. Masaniai; daughter Monalisa; brothers Silau and Peteru Sauilemau, Fetalaiga Vaifanua Jr., Reupena Sau, and Siaosi, the Rev. Saipele and Kapiolani Faiaipa'u; sisters Nia Tagaloa, Mareta I. Tavale, Senerita Sua and Sivaito'i Vaita; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Schofield Barracks Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Reception: 1 p.m. at Nehelani Conference and Banquet Center, Schofield Barracks.

James Chia Fang Wang
Dec. 30, 2011
James Chia Fang Wang, 85, of Hilo, a political science professor at the University of Hawaii at Hilo   and a former employee at the United Nations in New York and Punahou School and the East-West Center in Honolulu, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Nanling County, Anhui Province, China. He is survived by wife Sarah "Sally," son Eric K., daughter Sarah O. and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Jan. 28 at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation (designated for the University of Hawaii at Hilo), P.O. Box 11270, Honolulu, HI 96828-0270, or Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter, 1055 Kinoole St., Suite 103, Hilo, HI 96720.

Yoshio Yamashita
Dec. 27, 2011
Yoshio Yamashita, 85, of Kahului, a McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co. wharf clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Craig; daughters Naomi Yamashiro and Marsha Yamashita; sisters Florence Hashimura, Caroline Kiyotoki and Betsy Kagawa; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 4 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.






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