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A memorial service for GREG HUNTER, 44, who was killed Dec. 22 in a skydiving accident, will be held at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Dillingham Air Field in Mokule'ia. There will be a memorial jump at 5:30 p.m. with a wake to follow. Hunter is survived by parents, Robert and Mae; brothers, Robert Jr. and Scott; and sister, Nan Hunter.
ARTHUR "AFA" "ATA" FRANCIS AMARAL, 28, of 'Ewa Beach, died Dec. 19, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Co-founder of Tru 2 Da Game. Survived by wife, Christina "Tina"; sons, Christian and Chance; daughters, Deja and Alea; parents, Kenneth and Emo; brother, Kenneth Jr.; sisters, Jeannie and Dianne. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
JAMES ALOYSIUS ARACICH, 41, of Honolulu, died Dec. 25, 2002. Born in Manhattan, N.Y. Survived by husband, Tomoko; brothers, John and Matthew. No service. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
RAYMOND S. ARAKAKI, 74, formerly of Honolulu, most recently of Okinawa, Japan, died Nov. 20, 2002. Born in Waikapu, Maui. He was formerly president of Williams Shoji Inc. Survived by wife, Yuriko; brother, Richard; sisters, Lorraine Toma and Dorothy Oshiro; sons, Jeffrey, James and Jon; a grandson. Private service held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
KATHRYN "JEAN" BIEHL, 79, of Kihei, Maui, died Dec. 23, 2002. Born in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. President of the Maui Ostomy Association. Survived by husband, Corwin; sons, Dana, Michael and Scott; four grandchildren; great-grandchild. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary.
RICHARD EARL DEVINE, 95, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Dec. 19, 2002. Born in Evanston, Ill. A member of Hilo Yacht Club. Survived by wife, Leinaala; daughters, Susan Fuller, Donna Tyler and Margaret Sloan; sons, Richard and David; three grandchildren. Visitation 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 5 at Hilo Yacht Club; celebration of life to be held. No flowers. Memorial donations to a favorite charity. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
RAMSEY JESSIE ESTABILLO DOMINGO, infant son of Rosendo Jr. and Lorrie Domingo of 'Ewa Beach, died recently. Born in Ho-nolulu. Also survived by grandparents, Esperanza Domingo, Reynaldo and Juanita Estabillo; great-grandmother, Felipa Goodwin. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
MADELINE DUMADAG, 75, of Kane'ohe, died Dec. 24, 2002. Born in Hamakua, Hawai'i. Co-founder of the Basic Christian Community of Honolulu. Survived by husband, Florentino "Pat"; sons, Patrick, Roy, Gordon, Charles, Daniel and Samuel; daughters, Danita Dumadag-Hugh, Donna Kinney and Debra Perio; 31 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Baquiril; sisters, Elsie Catchapiro and Mary Coratibo. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Waikane; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
DORIS YASUKO FUKAMI, 84, of Lahaina, Maui, died Dec. 23, 2002. Born in Lahaina. A self-employed barber and retired Maui Surf Hotel employee. Survived by sons, Ron and Earl; daughters, Carolyn Fujita and Ruth Quitoriano; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Kenji Ito; sisters, Sakae Honda, Chiyoko Furumoto and Nobuko Munemitsu. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; inurnment 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
CHIKATO HAMADA, 74, of Kahului, Maui, died Dec. 24, 2002. Born in Pa'uwela, Maui. Dispatcher and truck driver for Ameron Hawaii. Survived by wife, Kiyomi; son, Brian; brothers, Gerald and Sadao; sisters, Harriet Goya and Joyce Ichimura. Visitation noon Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary; service 1 p.m.; reception to follow. Urn burial 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Maui Memorial Park.
JOSEPH KEALII "JOE" KAMALU, 68, of Wai'anae, died Dec. 24, 2002. Born in Ho-nolulu. Former City and County of Honolulu park director. Survived by son, Joddie; daughters, Lori Gauer, Autumn Kamalu-Nako and Joylani; four grandchildren; brother, Clement; sisters, Rita Mahaulu, Mable Hattori and Marilyn Kramer. Visitation 11 a.m. tomorrow at Bernice Pauahi Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools; service noon. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
ROBERT YOSHIO KIMOTO, 80, of Honolulu, died Dec. 19, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired pipe fitter for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Veteran of the 442nd Infantry 100th Battalion. Survived by wife, Bernice; son, Vernal; daughters, Naomi and Lois; brothers, Edwin and Walter; sister, Hatsue Tao. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ROBERT "BOBBY" MARQUEZ, 58, of North Kohala, Hawai'i, died Dec. 21, 2002. Born on O'ahu. A Mauna Kea Beach Resort grounds department employee for 34 years. Survived by wife, Pamela "Pam"; sons, Kyle, Robin, Bryson and Wylan; daughters, Jodie Cacoulidis, Sharnell and Amber; brothers, Alexander, Richard, Joe, Calvin and Abel; seven grandchildren. Service 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Bernice Pauahi Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools; service noon. Service also 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 4 at Sacred Heart Church, Hawi, Kohala, Hawai'i. Scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
MARY ELIZABETH MORTON, 47, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died Dec. 25, 2002. Born in Missouri. General manager for Grantham Resorts in Po'ipu. Survived by sons, Kesava, Sanjay and Jivan; mother, Virginia Love; sister, Nancy and Carolyn Carter and Margaret "Peggy" Cabbab; brother, John Carter. Visitation 4:30 p.m. today at St. John's Church, 'Ele'ele; service 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.
IWAMASA "JAMES" OKI, 91, of Kane'ohe, died Dec. 22, 2002. Born in Mountain View, Hawai'i. Retired founder of Oki's Sales, and retired salesman for Y. Hata and Co. Survived by wife, Elsie; son, George; daughter, Doris Kashimoto; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
FRANCISCO BAUTISTA RABUT, 89, of Ho-nolulu, died Dec. 22, 2002. Born in Bungro, Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retired stevedore for Hawaii Stevedore Inc. Survived by wife, Flora; sons, Allen, Bernard and Clayton; brothers, Florencio, Estanislao and Gabino; four grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 11 a.m. next Saturday at the church; service 12:30 p.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
FLORENTINO BUMAGAT SAGUCIO, 94, of Waialua, died Dec. 14, 2002. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Waialua Sugar Plantation. Survived by sons, Jaime "Jim" and Dennis; daughters, Marcela Calio, Pacita, Virginia Seymour, Josephine Kubiak, Gloria Butterworth and Rosinda Kite; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Josefa Lopez and Estefania Cadiz. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
MOMOYO M. TAMURA, 89, of Wahiawa, died Dec. 19, 2002. Born in Wahiawa. Retired clerk steno at Schofield Barrracks after 30 years of service. Survived by son, Kenneth; daughter, Jane Awa; two grandchildren; brothers, Taketoshi, Manabu and Floyd Yamauchi; Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
YUTAKA TOYOTA, 91, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Dec. 22, 2002. Born in Pahoa. An independent papaya farmer in Pahoa and member of Hilo Meishoin. Survived by wife, Ayame; sons, Barry and Harold; daughters, Ann Akiyama and Lynn Murasaki; six grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
AGRIFINO "RUFINO" VISITACION, 79, of Kahului, Maui, died Dec. 25, 2002. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar as a water distribution coordinator. Survived by wife, Gloria; sons, Leonard and Pedro; sister, Rosita Cadabona; eight grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Church; Mass 12:30 p.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
SAKAE "MAGGIE" WATANABE, 83, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Dec. 21, 2002. Born in Kealia, Kaua'i. An automotive mechanic with Datsun of Kaua'i. Veteran of the U.S. Army 100th Battalion Infantry. Survived by son, Dennis; daughters, Gail Sakamoto and Beverly Fujisawa; six grandchildren; brothers, Chozo, Haruo and Shige; sister, Katherine. Service 11 a.m. next Saturday at All Saints Church, Kapa'a. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
CHIEKO YAMAMOTO, 73, of 'Aiea, died Dec. 19, 2002. Born in Yokohama, Japan. A retired department manager and director for Hawai'i Hochi Ltd. Survived by husband, Shinobu; sons, Raymond and Milton; six grandchildren; brother, Mutsugu Otani; sister, Hideko Otani. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.