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For Monday, July 16, 2012


Ruth Kikuko Fujimoto
July 4, 2012
Ruth Kikuko Fujimoto, 94, of Hilo, retired owner of Jupon Cosmetics in Hilo and a secretary at the Hawaii Japanese Center, died in Life Care Center in Hilo. She was born in Hilo.She is survived by sister Martha Hipperson. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin or the Hawaii Japanese Center.

Filiberto Hernandez
July 12, 2012
Filiberto "Fil" Hernandez, 73, of Ewa Beach, a retired state adult probation officer and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Robstown, Texas. He is survived by wife Yolanda G.; daughters Kris G. Hernandez and Tina H. Tom; brothers Jose, Ruben, Lupe and Arturo; sister Della Beltram; and four grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Waipahu United Church of Christ. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences may be sent to 

Charles Eisho Higa
July 8, 2012
Charles Eisho Higa, 79, of Honolulu, a professional artist, a Department of Education educator andan Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion/caregiver Peter G. Drewliner and sister Gertrude S. Moriguchi. Visitation:2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.No monetary offerings. Private inurnment at a later date. Donations suggested to Honolulu Museum of Art, Charles E. Higa Fund, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, HI 96814.

Rose Tsuyuno Hiranaga
July 3, 2012
Rose Tsuyuno Hiranaga, 88, of Mililani, a retired Star Market employee, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary and sisters Irene Haraga and Grace Santos. Private services. Online

Hao Huynh
July 3, 2012
Hao Huynh, 88, of Honolulu died. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Son Tong; sons Chi Man, Chie Lien, Eric and Larry Wong and Nam Chi Huynh; daughters Lily Ngu, Lien Mo, Amy Lau, Aileen Quan and Judy Wong; 24 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Chinese Buddhist services:9:30 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Michael Mario Imamura
June 10, 2012
Michael Mario Imamura, 47, of Honolulu, a master hairstylist, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Dennis F. and Romano L., and sister Carla J. Visitation:2 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:3 p.m. Committal services: 6 p.m. at Kewalo Beach Park. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

Leroy Teddy Krause
June 11, 2012
Leroy Teddy Krause, 71, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Electric electrician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by sons Elroy and John; daughters Eloise Medeiros, Claudette Krause and Tammy Kanakaole; brothers Manoke and Warren Lecker; sisters Jenny Viernes and Tita and Ipo Laeha; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services:11 a.m.

Shirley Wai Fong Lau
June 13, 2012
Shirley WaiFongLau, 68, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother FlorenceKam Lin, brother Richard K.C. and Henry K.H., and sisters MaryW.F. Tanaka, Nancy W.Y. Wong and Ruby W.K. Foo. Private services.

Queenie Wong Ma
July 4, 2012
Queenie Wong Ma, 60, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Guangzhou, China. She is survived by husband David W., daughter Jennifer H., brother Muk Yan Wong and sisters Chee Ping Wong, Ying Yiu Leung and Tanni Cheung. Private services.

Miyoko Maeda
June 25, 2012
Miyoko Maeda, 80, of Las Vegas, a homemaker, died in Las Vegas. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Kenji; sons Lance and Glen; daughter Angela Duran; brother Benjamin Ishihara; sisters Harumi Baker, Carolyn Miyashiro and Lillian Davies; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Kathleen Kazue Hirao Mitsuda
June 20, 2012
Kathleen Kazue Hirao Mitsuda, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Waipahu High School and Stevenson Middle School art teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital.She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Abe Eibu; sons Brandon R., Chase K. and Lars T.; and a grandchild. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Aloha attire.

David Hoolanaikamanao Moikeha
July 12, 2012
David Hoolanaikamanao Moikeha, 87, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who worked at Pearl Harbor and the Maui Pineapple Co., died at home. He was born in Wailuku and also worked in insurance and real estate, as an independent salesman and the operator of a general store in Kihei, Maui. He is survived by wife Sanae, son David H. Jr., daughter Ann, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaimuki Ward, 4847 Kilauea Ave. Services:11 a.m. Burial:9 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Grayce Tsuyako Nakano
June 15, 2012
Grayce Tsuyako Nakano, 79, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert S., son Craig S., brother Herman and a grandchild. Private services.

Andrew Kazutoshi Onitsuka
June 27, 2012
Andrew Kazutoshi "Andy" Onitsuka, 74, of Ewa Beach, an employee of Holmes & Narver and the City and County of Honolulu, died in Aiea. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Bella, sons Tony and Chris, mother Ethel M., brothers Clarence and Earl, and sisters Beatrice Okino, Deanna Sato and Faith Hoo. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire. 

Joseph Papalimu
July 9, 2012
Joseph "Uncle Joe" Papalimu, 77, of Hilo, a retired Lagoon Liquors proprietor and Marine Corps veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Kawehilani Marshall and Kahiolani J. Papalimu; brothers William L. Abraham, Timothy K. Papalimu and Jack Odani; sisters Rebecca P. Baji, Ruth K. Papalimu and Elaine Grace; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services:11:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

William Rodolfo Ramiscal
May 24, 2012
William Rodolfo Ramiscal, 69, of Aiea, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant, Hyatt Regency security director in Waikiki and Hilton loss prevention officer in Waikiki, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn; daughters Celeste Gayer and Rochelle Crowder; mother Juliana Bolosan; brothers Larry, Reuben and Dean; sisters Maile Kepano, Rachel Martinez, Elizabeth Martin, Donna Pavao, Lily Rosa and Lila Kokualani; and six grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire.

EdwinTamotsu Saito
July 4, 2012
Edwin Tamotsu Saito, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Memorial Park salesman, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Alsen R. and Lester H.; daughters Jackie J. Roque; companion Cuc Van; brothers Lloyd, Ray, Raymond and Dennis; sisters Jeannie Saito and Mae Anderson; and four grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire.

Gladys Yaeko Tagami
July 1, 2012
Gladys Yaeko Tagami, 84, of Aiea, a retired X-ray technician at Lanakila Health Center, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Teruo "Moe," son Norman, daughters Alicia Miyahira and Ann Chang, brother Robert Matsuda, sisters Beatrice Fujimoto and Muriel Takumi, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Restituta Ancheta Tapaoan
June 3, 2012
Restituta Ancheta "Cristina" Tapaoan, 90, of Williamsburg, Mich., formerly of Waialua, died in Michigan. She was born in San Roque Jones, Isabella, Philipines. She is survived by daughter Amy Joy Parker, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Waialua United Church of Christ, 67-174 Farrington Highway, Waialua. Services:11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Tsugio Yamaguchi
July 7, 2012
Tsugio Yamaguchi, 95, of Wailuku, a retired employee of Maui Land & Pineapple Co., died. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. He is survived by wife Lillian, sons Alan and Marvin, sister Sueme Nitta, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Condolences may be sent to

Richard Seiji Yoshimoto
June 19, 2012
Richard Seiji Yoshimoto, 87, of Aiea, a Hawaiian Telephone Co. repairman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by daughter Donna, brothers Eddie and James, and sister Mildred Tachino. Private services. For more information, contact the family. Online

Robert R. Young
June 22, 2012
Robert R. "Bob" Young, 48, of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jaydeen; sons Jayce R., Javin K. and Joshua K.H.; brothers Mark H., Todd T., Guy K. and Sean C.; and sister Lisa K. Foster. Visitation:5 p.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:7 p.m.

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