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Obituaries

For Monday, April 8, 2013

By Star-Advertiser staff

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Blane Shigeru Aburamen
March 22, 2013
Blane Shigeru Aburamen, 54, of Hilo, proprietor of Blane's Drive Inn, Freddy's Restaurant and Drive-In and Manono Mini Mart, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Shane, son Devan, daughter Casey, mother Betty and sisters Phyllis Takei and Cathy Miyasato. Visitation:1 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

George Henry Adams
March 30, 2013
George Henry Adams, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired railroad conductor for the Oakland, Calif., Terminal Railroad, died in Wilcox MemorialHospital. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Mariam, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life:3 to 6 p.m. April 27 at 301 Kihapai St., Kapaa, Kauai.

Bernaldo Richard Aguinaldo
March 29, 2013
Bernaldo Richard Aguinaldo, 87, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired HC&S truck driver, died. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Richard; daughters Debra Nakama, Iris Peelua and Lisa Correa; brother Ronald Aguinaldo; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Nobuo Aihara
Feb. 22, 2013
Nobuo "Ted" Aihara, 93, of Wahiawa, a former Schofield Barracks motor pool automotive inspector and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Leatrice H.; son Rodney; daughter Susan Yamamoto; brothers Toru, Raymond and Eugene; sisters Chieko Hashizume and Sachiko Komata; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Barbara C.F. Chang
Feb. 11, 2013
Barbara C.F. Chang, 76, of San Francisco died in San Francisco Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Helen Chong, brothers Whiting and Henry, and sisters Muriel Lee, Elaine Chang and Irene Scott. Private scattering of ashes off Oahu.

Ersy Chinoska
March 28, 2013
Ersy Chinoska, 77, of Honolulu, a cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Neitok; sons Logan, Alex, Chinoska, Erney and John; daughters Talwoj Bing, Jine Capelle, Jini Kattil, Susan Bajo and Enlynn Watak; and 29 grandchildren. Private services.

Leri Vale Downey
Feb. 26, 2013
Leri Vale Downey, 93, of Kaneohe, a dancer and retired nurse, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Washington. She is survived by stepson Claude, hanai son Clarence, daughter Diana Carter, hanai daughter Ann Miner, hanai sister Alberta Gouveia and two grandchildren. Services:11 a.m. Saturday at Elks lodge in Waikiki. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the ASPCA, World Wildlife Fund and/or Defenders of Wildlife. Casual attire.

Raymonda V. Duhinio
March 8, 2013
Raymonda V. "Rae" Duhinio, 88, of Scranton, Pa., a retired librarian at Pearl Harbor, died. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Audrey Kim and Renee Quinn; brothers Vince and Juan; sisters Dolores Hayes, Lourdes Allenegui and Paula Todd; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Services:10 a.m. Graveside services to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Dolores M. Fabrao
March 25, 2013
Dolores M. Fabrao, 78, of Lanai City, a retired director of nurses and co-administrator at Lanai Community Hospital as well as a retired Department of Education elementary school teacher, died in Lanai Community Hospital. She was born on Lanai. She is survived by husband Ray A.; sons Jason, Donald and Tracy; daughter Len Fabrao-Wong; brother Boy Oson; and sisters Juanita Lepson, Magdalene Schulte, Veronica Gomes and Bernie Tamashiro. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, Lanai City. Services:10 a.m.

Gary M. Ginoza
March 22, 2013
GaryM. Ginoza, 66, of Aiea, a retired Pearl City Elementary School teacher and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon, sons Scott and Marc, mother Edith and four grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m.

Nathaniel Haili
March 17, 2013
Nathaniel "Nate"Haili, 49, of Honolulu, a commercial building maintenance man, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christine Kaluhiokalani; son Ikaika; hanai son Patrick Rivera; daughter Natasha Kaluhiokalani; brothers Louis Jr. and Jeffery; sisters Elizabeth Nakama, Paulette Leong, Darlene Hubbard and Andrea Haili; and a grandchild. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes:9 a.m. Saturday at Kuhio Beach. Lunch to follow at Queen's Surf.

Timothy Warren Hart
Feb. 26, 2013
Timothy Warren Hart, 50, of Makawao, Maui, died. He was born in Michigan City, Ind. He is survived by sons Kyle and Kurtis, father Edward and stepmother Myrna. Scattering of ashes to be held May 7. For more information, contact the family. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Macario Hilacion
March 14, 2013
Macario "Mac" Hilacion, 86, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Helen, son Gary, daughters Tammy Shamburger and Lovena Hilacion, brothers Alfonso Hilacion and Lawrence Araneta, sisters Virginia Waiwaiole and Eleanor Borilez, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services:10 a.m. Committal services:1 p.m. atHawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Colin Hiroto Ishiara
March 10, 2013
Colin Hiroto Ishiara, 46, of Honolulu, a former Muscular Dystrophy Hawaii Chapter poster boy, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Carol and brother Cavin. Private services.

Jean Chikako Kagehiro
March 26, 2013
Jean Chikako Kagehiro, 88, of Wahiawa, a Hawaii state government retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Danny, Gary and Wayne; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Burial:10:30 a.m. Friday at MililaniMemorial Park. Aloha attire.

Joseph Kahaleuahi Jr.
March 15, 2013
Joseph Kahaleuahi Jr., 74, of Hana, Maui, a ranch hand, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Eunice; sons Joe-John, Gabriel and Jason; daughter Nancy Fernandez; sisters Anna Lono and Jane Kuloloio; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church. Mass:11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences may be sent towww.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Alma Kaupalolo
March 15, 2013
Alma Kaupalolo, 86, of Haiku, Maui, a Libby McNeil and Haserat canneries employee as well as an executive housekeeper at the Maalaea Surf, died in Maui MemorialMedical Center. She is survived by sons John III and Carl M. Kaupalolo, daughter Ermine L. Serrano, brother MelvinSpencer, 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Mechele Keliipuaokalani Bush Espinda Kiaha
March 23, 2013
Mechele Keliipuaokalani Bush Espinda Kiaha, 65, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion MyronKaratti; sons Ryan-Seth and Cory Kiaha; daughter KapiolaniBarros; brother Kekoa R. Namahoe; sisters Patricia Hanohano, Brenda Yette, Odetta Lee and Kanani Cale; and four grandchildren. Celebration of life:9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Ward. Casual attire.

Maria Soledad Paz Lau
March 19, 2013
Maria SoledadPaz Lau, 80, of Kailua, a retired Bank of Hawaii research specialist and Marine Corps veteran, died in Kailua. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Edwin, sons Michael and William Keale, daughters Leona Keale-Krueger and Carol Paul-Paz, sisters Ruth Toma and Roseline Brito, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services held.

Maria N. Lee
April 1, 2013
Maria N. Lee, 84, of Honolulu, a claims supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Alan G. and Mitchell A., daughter Christine L. Kinimaka, brother Filemon "David" Nanod and five grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. April 16 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial:12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

Kwok Ping Lum
March 12, 2013
Kwok Ping Lum, 83, of Pearl City, a waitress, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Wilman and Wilton, daughters Marylin Yamamoto and Marian Andaya, three brothers, four sisters, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services:1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francisca Ceralde Maramba
March 19, 2013
Francisca Ceralde "Francing"Maramba, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Nuuanu Congregational Church custodian, died Honolulu. She was born in Dagupan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Teofilo, Rogelio, Ariel and Abelardo; daughters Imelda Galapon, Hedeliza Gonzales, Mercy Prado, Marifi Bumatay and Marijean Guevarra; 25 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Derick Neal Mitchell
March 18, 2013
Derick Neal Mitchell, 58, of Pearl City, a state employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kekoa, daughters Mealaninui Mitchell and Lokelani Oliveros, brothers Carter and Lloyd, sister Joy and six grandchildren. Celebration of life:9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Koolau Golf Club, Koolau Glass Ballroom, 45-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

Elsie Tsurumi Naito
March 30, 2013
Elsie Tsurumi Naito, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House sales department supervisor at the Fort Street Mall store, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Herbert, daughter Loretta K. Segawa, sisters Dorothy Nitta and Margaret Hasegawa, and a grandchild.Private services.

Shoichi Nakamoto
March 25, 2013
Shoichi Nakamoto, 86, of Wailuku, a wholesale food service sales representative, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Alan and David; daughters Sandra Kawaoka and Janis Nakamoto; brother Henry; sisters Ann Wakamatsu, Toshie Makishi and Kazue Nakata; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Sandra Keiko Nakamura
Feb. 24, 2013
Sandra Keiko Nakamura, 62, of Kapolei, a state Department of Education resource teacher in the Central District, died in Boston. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Masashi, son Brian, daughters Dr. Mari Nakamura and Sachi Webb, mother Tomoyo Yuruki, sisters Shirley Kondo and Lani Uyeno, and two grandchildren. Visitation:5:15 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Committal services:10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of thePacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Jeannette Takako Nakayama
March 7, 2013
Jeannette Takako Nakayama, 91, ofHonolulu, a retired Foodland Super Market secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gerald and Perry; sisters Ruth Kagita, Ethel Yoshida, Gladys Miyamoto and Florence Kim; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Teresa J. Nogales
April 1, 2013
Teresa J. Nogales, 54, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Regis Hair Salon hairstylist, died at home.She was born in Seattle. She is survived by son Andrew, daughter Casey Segawa, brother Michael and sisters Linda Nogales and Sandra Martinez. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Kukuiolono Park & Golf Course pavilion. No flowers.

Stanley T. Oshiro
March 2, 2013
Stanley T. Oshiro, 90, of Honolulu, a general contractor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Steven T., Todd Y. and Kevin T.; daughter Audrey Ferris; brother Edward; sister Sally Bettencourt; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Thompson Cox Sing Pang
March 23, 2013
Thompson Cox SingPang, 70, of Honolulu, retired construction engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife M'liss, son Kaiu, stepson Brook Boydston, brothers Leslie and Glenn, and sisters Trude and Gail. No services. Donations suggested to charity.

Lino Patubo Jr.
March 13, 2013
Lino Patubo Jr., 66, of Pearl City, a retired auto mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Lisa Cui, brother David, sister Ida Kuahulu and two grandchildren. Private services.

Joseph Noel Reilly Jr.
March 31, 2013
Joseph Noel Reilly Jr., 61, of Wailuku, a highway construction crewman, died at home. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by mother Mary Ann, daughter Brookie G. Vega, brothers Phillip and Tim, sisters Kathy Kaapake and Mary Ann Reilly, and two grandchildren. Private services.

DoloresTolentino Reola
March 22, 2013
Dolores Tolentino Reola, 83, of Honolulu died in New Hampshire. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Sam, Alex, Vanni and Larry; daughter Lynn; sisters Lilia T. Reola, Josefina T. Abuan and Vida T. Garcia; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday atHosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Aganu'u Sele
March 12, 2013
Aganu'u Sele, 59, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Sa'ilele, American Samoa. He is survived by son Mark; daughter Melissa; brothers Fa'auuga, Sele Jr. and Taumalatou; sisters La'ala'ai and Tania; and two grandchildren. Visitation:2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services:2:30 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Shikako Shimabukuro
March 15, 2013
Shikako Shimabukuro, 91, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Marvin, Glen and Thomas; brother Suewo Uechi; sister Rieko Uechi; and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Kimiye Shinsato
March 17, 2013
Kimiye Shinsato, 101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Hidekiyo, daughtersYeiko Kaneshiro and Setsue Shinsato, and a grandchild. Private services.

David Shon
March 24, 2013
David Shon, 87, of Honolulu, aHilton Hawaiian Village maintenance man, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Francis and George, and sisters Hannah Lee and Eva Shon. Private services.

Marna LaVeta Slocum
March 15, 2013
Marna LaVeta Slocum, 84, of Honolulu, a retired interior design business owner and retired Realtor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. She is survived by husband Frank D. No services. Donations suggested to the HawaiianHumane Society.

Owen Calvin Smith
March 29, 2013
Owen Calvin Smith, 91, of Honolulu, a founding owner of Exclusive Inc., died. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Chie, son Michael, daughter Gayle Harvill, brother Glenn, four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Robert Takemi Takahashi
March 14, 2013
Robert Takemi Takahashi, 87, of Hilo, a retired Hale Koa Hotel engineer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Terence and Ryan; daughter Robyn Nishimura; brothers Masayoshi, Norm, Charles and Delbert; sisters Nobue Nakamura, Fujiko "Fuzzy" Ogawa, Michiko Mau, Kim K. Yamagata and Michelle Older; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nancy Hiroko Takamure
Feb. 24, 2013
Nancy Hiroko Takamure, 75, of Aiea, an office manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kevin and Wayne; daughters Marian"Jo"Isono, Faith Wenzl, Annette Witte and Patty Axland; brothers William and Harry Kaneshiro, and Richard, Clifford and James Kanagushiku; sisters Nancy Morikawa, Helen Ruffner and Mitsue Schilling; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Additional visitation:10 a.m. April 15 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Services:noon. Inurnment:10 a.m. April 15 at HawaiianMemorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

Herbert Sueo Tando
April 3, 2013
Herbert Sueo Tando, 77, of Kailua, a retired Ameron Hawaii accounting manager, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hazel; stepdaughters Michelle Brinkman, Denise Hulett and Melanie Kamai; brother Tsutomu; sister Harriet Harue Tanabe; and two grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at NuuanuMemorial Park &Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Inurnment:noon Friday at Valley of theTemples. Casual attire. No flowers.

Henry Wharton
Dec. 15, 2012
Henry Wharton, 82, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Amy, sons Patrick and Jon, daughter Louise N. Yim, brother Edward, sister Miriam Chun, seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Private services.






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