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Obituaries

For Monday, May 6, 2013


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 06, 2013

Christopher Jay Aamodt
April 16, 2013
Christopher Jay Aamodt, 48, of Hilo, a Hospice of Hilo social worker, died at home. He was born in New Haven, Conn. He is survived by wife Luoluo Hong, father Gary, mother Lila and sister Carla Aamodt-Worth. Celebration of life to be held in Goodyear, Ariz.

Jim Zentaro Arakawa
April 29, 2013
Jim Zentaro Arakawa, 99, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. supervisor, died in Hale Makua Wailuku. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Eunice, sons David and Matthew, brother Harry, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Ronald Jose Cabulong Bumanglag
March 21, 2103
Ronald Jose Cabulong "Buma" Bumanglag, 66, of Honolulu, a retired pipe fitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 56, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Darleen E., sons Ronald J. and Donovan J., brother Carlos J.C. and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 800 Kaheka St. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Kinue Murata Furukado
April 14, 2013
Kinue Murata Furukado, 83, of Hilo, a homemaker and retired office clerk at the former Hilo Macaroni and Hawaii Grocers, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Ted M.; caregiver and brother Alan S. Murata; brothers Akio and Ralph Y. Murata; sisters Miyuki and Patsy T. Murata, and Virginia Akahoshi; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Kazumi Kaneshiro
April 28, 2013
Kazumi "Kay" Kaneshiro, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Dental Lab dental technician, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters June K. Kubo, Linda Y. Kaneshiro and Carol S. Braide; brother Mitsuo Uyehara; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jean Setsuko Koyama
April 17, 2013
Jean Setsuko Koyama, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Leahi Hospital seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by numerous stepchildren, brother Benjamin Oshiro, sister Ethel Gushiken and numerous step-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Makoto Kunimune
April 20, 2013
Makoto "Mako" Kunimune, 90, of Honolulu, co-owner of Moiliili Store Ltd. and an Army veteran who served with the Military Intelligence Service in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nobuko; daughters Joan Teraizumi, Lynne Mitani, Ann Seo and Joy Talaro; brothers Harry and Thomas; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yasuo Kuwaye
April 17, 2013
Yasuo Kuwaye, 90, of Hilo, chairman of the board at Kuwaye Trucking Inc., died in Hospice of Hilo's Pohai Malama facility. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hanako; son Wayne Y.; daughter Frances K. Chow; sisters Misao Sakamoto, Sumiko Toyama and Sachiko Kanetake; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Naoto Mashiba
April 2, 2013
Naoto Mashiba, 90, of Honolulu, owner of Naoto Mashiba General Contractor, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Haruko "Helen"; sons Ray K. and Glenn T.; daughters Marge Y. Chikamoto, Kathryn K. Nishiki and Susan M. Marn; and six grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Harold Kazumasa Miyazaki
April 17, 2013
Harold Kazumasa Miyazaki, 81, of Honolulu, a self-employed worker and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sister Betsey Ono. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. May 13 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Frances Sakaye Morimoto
April 7, 2013
Frances Sakaye Morimoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Roosevelt High School cafeteria worker and former Hawaiian Tuna Packers employee, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Arthur T., daughters Linda S. Chinen and Margo F. Morimoto, sisters Yoshiko Sakaida and Jackie Sakamoto, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire.

Michiko Motooka
March 31, 2013
Michiko "Martha" Motooka, 101, of Kaneohe, former proprietor of Motooka Store, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Albert M., Earl S., Philip S., Richard T. and Willis I.; daughter Jeannette K. Yoshimori; brothers Isamu, Tsukasa and Harry K. Fujiyama; sisters Gertrude M. Uechi and Elaine T. Yamamoto; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Sarah Matsuko Nagai
March 26, 2013
Sarah Matsuko Nagai, 86, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Ahualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Lillian M. Shimoda and Janice T. Takeuchi; sisters Hatsumi Tsutsuse, Judy Inokuchi, Motoko J. Hayashi, Jean Aten and Clarice Ching; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Marylyn Lei Keawe Robello
April 25, 2013
Marylyn Lei Keawe "Sweetheart" Robello, 70, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph Jr. and Jay Hosea; daughters Joette "Kalei" Hilo, Jamie Mahaulu, Kelli Keawe and Octavia "Honeygirl" Bunker; brother Joe Keawe III; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Emily Sakaguchi
April 28, 2013
Emily Sakaguchi, 92, of Hilo, a retired preschool teacher, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center, Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Harry and Dr. Paul Sakaguchi, and sisters Shizuko Loo and Betty Someda. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Daniel J. Soares
April 26, 2013
Daniel J. Soares, 47, of Aiea, formerly of Las Vegas, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Gloria; brothers Richard Jr., Kenneth and Michael; and grandparent Mary E. Pacol. Private services.

Florence T. Suwa
April 25, 2013
Florence T. Suwa, 78, of Waipahu died in Kapolei. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Roberta A. Straughn and Daphanie F. Lopes, sister Gladys T. Inouye, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Alfred Torres
March 28, 2013
Alfred Torres, also known as "Al" and "Freddie," 95, of Aiea, a retired pipe fitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 56, died in Aiea. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons John and Douglas, brothers Ben Ronquilio and Albert Torres, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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