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For Sunday, October 7, 2012


Richard James Acain
Sept. 20, 2012
Richard James Acain, 68, of Makawao, Maui, a personal cook, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by brothers Edward, William, John and Anthony Acain and George DeLara; and sisters Filimena Ham, Jane Leong, Catherine Tsue, and Lucy, Sister Julia Marie and Sister Catherine Acain. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Cemetery in Makawao, Maui. Condolences may be sent to

Matthew K. Akiu
Oct. 2, 2012
Matthew K. Akiu, 69, of Kahului, Maui, a retired golf course groundskeeper, died. He was born in Huelo, Maui. He is survived by sons Matthew Place-Kahiamoe and Fabian, Mark and Henry Kahiamoe; brother Moses Kahiamoe; sisters Daisy Sarol and MaryKalawaia; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Burial and graveside services:10:30 a.m. Friday at Maui Memorial Park. Online

Cynthia W. Allencastre
Sept. 30, 2012
Kahu Cynthia W. Allencastre, 76, of Lower Nahiku, Maui, a minister for Nahiku Congregational Church, died. She was born in Nahiku. She is survived by husband Arnold; sons Arnold Jr., John "Grayling"and Clayton; daughters Sarah Villanueva and Lana Ducosin; stepdaughter Kathy Nipper; sisters Caroline Tavares, Mildred Jacobson and Eltness "Lei" Wallace; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 14 at Nahiku Protestant Church. Services:10:30 a.m. Private burial to be held at a l ater date. Online

Walter T. Baloaloa
Sept. 30, 2012
The Rev. Walter T. Baloaloa, 62, of Wailuku, Maui, a pastor for the Maui Evangelical Church and thePaia Hawaiian Protestant Church, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Priscila E., son James Eric, daughter Shani-Leah, brother Celestino, and several brothers and sisters. Visitation:5 p.m. Oct. 14 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 15 at Maui Evangelical Church. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at MauiMemorial Park Cemetery in Wailuku. Condolences may be sent to:www.

Rodney Clayton Belen
Sept. 18, 2012
Rodney Clayton Belen, 57, of Mililani, an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vanessa; son Nicholas P.; daughter Caitlin K.; father Samuel T.; mother Millie Santiago; brothers Garry, Darrell and Dennis; and sisters Lori Gaxiola, Tani Belen-Lopez and Lorna Joseph. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Alii Beach Park in Haleiwa. Casual attire. No flowers.

Felicidad Quebral Cabania
Sept. 28, 2012
Felicidad Quebral Cabania, 86, of Lanai City, a former Dole Pineapple Co. pineapple picker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Bernardo, sons Dado and Bernard "Berch," daughter Marilyn Mina, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:6:30 p.m. Friday at the ILWU Hall on Lanai. Services:7 p.m. Mass:10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church on Lanai. Burial to follow at Lanai Cemetery. Online

Miyoko Inamine China
Sept. 17, 2012
Miyoko Inamine "Miyo" China, 90, of Honolulu, a retired fry cook for Chunky's DriveInn & Bea's Drive-In, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Edward S. "Ed"; son Randolph S. "Randy"; daughters Loretta Y. Toyama, Jeanette M. Oshiro, Nora C. Yap and Shirley C. Hijirida; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Maria F. Correa
Sept. 7, 2012
Maria F. Correa, 94, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Earl and Chris; daughters Carol Hutaff, Rose Boehringer and Venus Mynatt; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online

Tokusei Gusukuma
Oct. 2, 2012
Tokusei Gusukuma, 88, of Kihei, Maui, a retired HawaiianCommercial & Sugar Co. heavy-equipment mechanic and Army veteran, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Haliimaile, Maui. He is survived by wife Miyoko "Rachel," son Danny, daughters Laura Minuto and Diana Yamauchi, brothers Seikichi Gusukuma and Shochan S. Asato, sister Toshiko Afuso and five grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Reception to follow. Burial:1 p.m. at Maui Veteran's Cemetery in Makawao, Maui. Online

April 27, 2012
Satsumi Shirley Izuka, 75, of Hanapepe, Kauai, an Army mess sergeant, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Port Allen, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Daniel and Charles, and sisters Alice A. Tsukiyama and Nancy Y. Serikawa. Private services.

Mary Ann Kahalehoe
Oct. 3, 2012
Mary Ann Kahalehoe, 88, of Haiku, Maui, a retired field worker, died. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by son William, daughter Margaret Kahalehoe-Bair, sister SarahNikaido, 11 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services:7:30 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial:11 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao, Maui.

Phoebe Inea Kawelo
Sept. 26, 2012
Phoebe Inea Kawelo, 80, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Reynard, Gordon, Llewellyn, Wendell and Harvey; daughters Marilyn Montallana, Carolyn Purcell, Charlene Garcia andNova Jean Kawelo; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation:8 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, across from Greenhaven Kaneohe Stake. Services:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Greenhaven. Aloha attire. Online

Sachie Kitagawa
Oct. 3, 2012
Sachie Kitagawa, 80, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku, Maui.She is survived by daughters Lisa Broughton and Linda Nakachi, brother Mitsuo Urago and five grandchildren. Private services.

Estrelia G. Lohmeier
Sept. 21, 2012
Estrelia G.Lohmeier, 73, of Honolulu, a retired elementary school teacher for Punahou School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband JosephF., sons Joseph F. Jr. and GavinC., daughter Bridget E. Zuver, brothers Generoso and Enrique Gascon Jr., sister Enriqueta Gascon, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:1 p.m. Saturday at Punahou School, Thurston Chapel, 1601 Punahou St., Honolulu. Services:2 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Heart Association.

Ronald M. Mitsuyuki
Sept. 12, 2012
Ronald M. "Masa" Mitsuyuki, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired sales manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Alton I., daughter Faith M. Bohn, brothers Walter and Stanley, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online

Shigeo Muromoto
Sept. 14, 2012
Shigeo Muromoto, 102, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii carpenter, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Glenn T., daughter Norma K. Muromoto-Maeda, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Emiko N. Nakamura
Sept. 20, 2012
Emiko N. Nakamura, 81, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Keaau Elementary School teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Haruo, daughters JoAnne and Cathy, and sisters EllenYamauchi and Lorraine Vinluan. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Pablo Ulep Ribao
Sept. 27, 2012
Pablo Ulep Ribao, 60, of Honolulu, a LongevityInternational Enterprises Corp. maintenance supervisor, died in theQueen's Medical Center.He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elsie; daughters Eva M.R. Macadangdang and Eva M.A. Alfaro; brothers Loreto, Robinson, Emerson and Joel Ribao; sister Leonila Sahagun; and a grandchild. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Kalihi. Mass:10:30 a.m.

Gloria Lee Shorthose
Aug. 22, 2012
Gloria Lee Shorthose, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Kailua Elementary School teacher, died inKaiser Medical Center. She was born in Long Beach, Calif. She is survived by nephews Dr. Jeffrey and Jeremy Indes. Celebration of life:noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at Hawaii Yacht Club.

Al Kaleioumiwai Simmons
Oct. 2, 2012
Al Kaleioumiwai Simmons, 78, of Hilo, a retired heavy-equipment operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hokumahoe, Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Janet; sons Mervin, John, Moses, Jeremiah, Simon and Carl Simmons and David Kaluna; daughters Joycelyn Binney, Katherine Nguyen and Evangeline Simmons; brother Kent; sister Mililani Naihe; 21 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Thursday at Church ofJesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Additional visitation:8 a.m. Friday at the church. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Gatai Tevaga
Sept. 22, 2012
Gatai Tevaga, 84, of Lahaina died. She was born in Vailele, Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Vaifale T. Tevaga, Puna Faavae, and Sala L. and Lolesio Setefano; daughters Falegaoti Ulaula, Patsosina Tanuvasa, Akenese Leauai, Sala S. Alenepi, Salafai Apineru and Diana A. Wallace; 48 grandchildren; and 58 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lahaina First Ward. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services:11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Puuehuehuiki Cemetery in Lahaina. Online

John Y.S. Tom
Sept. 15, 2012
Dr. John Y.S. Tom, 87, of Honolulu, a dentist and an Army veteran, died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Dorothy and Sandra, brother David, sister Geraldine and four grandchildren. Private services. Online

Josefina Barut Visaya
Sept. 10, 2012
Josefina Barut "Siping" Visaya, 60, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Puna Certified Nursery landscaper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by husband Cenon, son Fred Sr., daughters Marylou Viernes and Genalyn Ulep, sister Cristina Gumaru and three grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at DodoMortuary. Services:7 p.m. All-night vigil to follow at family residence inKeaau. Additional visitation:11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass:noon. Burial to follow at Homelani MemorialPark, Ilima section. Casual attire.

Yuk Tong Wong
Sept. 28, 2012
Yuk Tong Wong, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Jimmy Liu and Dominic and Gabriel Siu; daughters Beatrice Wong, Katie Lee and Assumpta Rapoza; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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