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ELEANOR PUA HAWAII AKEO, 84, of Kailua, died July 21, 2006. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by children, Raymond Akeo, Gwen Alfonso, Douglas and Matthew Akeo, Ilona Kuhns and Kathleen Yap; 31 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Victoria Flood, Rosaline Ng and Emmaline Wong. Visitation 9 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.
FUSAE "PEGGY" AKIONA, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 12, 2006. Born in Glenwood, Hawai'i. State Department of Transportation head custodian at the Hilo Airport. Survived by daughter, Sandra Asato; brothers, Hiroshi, Hideo and Toshi Nozawa; sisters, Yaeko Kaneko, Haruko Matsuzaki and Shisue Osaki; three grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 10 a.m.; graveside service and burial 12:30 p.m. at 'Alae Cemetery.
SHARLENE ROMENA BAUTISTA, 40, of O'ahu, died July 5, 2006. Born in Wailuku, Hawai'i. Survived by mother, Renora Panfil; stepfather, Robert Panfil; brothers, Dwayne Oshiro and Kevin Panfil. No service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
FUMIE BOVARD, 88, of Honolulu, died July 20, 2006. Born in Hamakua Poko, Maui, Retired owner of Sunray Clock Service. Survived by son, Glenn; daughters, Irene Fujimoto and Shirley; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Masanobu and Masao Asato. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
JOSEPH R. DE LUCA, 72, of Kailua, died July 25, 2006. Born in New York City. Retired U.S. Navy master chief petty officer. Survived by wife, Rosemarie; sons, John Hitchings and Arthur Hitchings; daughters, Nancy and Gina; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Thomas and Robert. Private service. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
HOWARD E. DUARTE, 59, of Hanapepe, Kaua'i, died July 25, 2006. Born in Waimea, Kaua'i. Heavy equipment operator; a musician. Survived by wife, Christine; son, Dennis; daughter, Tanya; two granddaughters; brothers, Dennis, Thomas, Bennett and Alan; sisters, G. Louise Taylor, Betty Pesce and Arlene Heiser. Visitation 9 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery pavilion; service 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
ALLEN "PORKY" MICHAEL HELENIHI, 65, of Honolulu, died July 25, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired cabinetmaker. Survived by brother, Francis; sister, Donna Tolentino; half sisters, Gwen Lopez, Charlene Nelson, Monica Carvalho and Annette O'Brien. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
EDITH NAOKO HIGA, 70, of 'Aiea, died July 16, 2006. Born in Hono-lulu. Member of Katsuren Chojin Kai. Survived by daughter, Lorrie Kaneshige; sisters, Agnes Ishii, Jane Nakata and Katy Kiyotsuka; nieces; nephews. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire
PETER CHARLES HOTALING, 67, of Honolulu, died July 26, 2006. Born in New Jersey. Former Wal-Mart, Kunia, and Century Cab employee. Survived by wife, Barbara; brother, Thomas; sister, Jackie Juliano. No service. Burial in Arlington National Cemetery. Arrangements by JF Floyd Mortuary, Spartanburg, S.C.
ROBERT Y. IWAMOTO, 75, of Honolulu, died July 15, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brother, James; sister, Gladys Moriwaki. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
EDWIN "KELE" M. KELEKOLIO SR., 62, of Honolulu, died July 15, 2006. Born in North Kona, Hawai'i. A driver for "Hawaii Five-O," "Magnum P.I." and other shows; vice president of Teamsters Union Local 996; and field representative for Unity House and Local 5. Survived by wife, Carol; son, Edwin Jr.; daughters, Edwina and Lorina Kelekolio and Nancy Moe; 10 grandchildren; brother, Randy Hongo; sister, Ruthie Binyan; hanai sisters, Nina Hager and Maile Sprick; hanai brothers, Nui and Johnny Francisco. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 11 a.m. Friday at the mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
SUEKO KIMOTO, 75, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 12, 2006. Born in Hilo. Employee of Doi Barbershop, Ben Franklin and Machida Drug; proprietor of Ace Hauling. Survived by son, Dale; daughters, Cynthia Morris and Laura; brother, Hisao Shigeishi; sisters, Tsuyako Kondo, Yasuko Arai, Kinue Ito, Michie Kimizuka and Marian Tsurumoto; companion, Haruo Kitamura. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
ASAKI "RONALD" KONDO, 87, of Honolulu, died July 4, 2006. Born in 'Ewa. Survived by wife, Marsha; son, Ross; daughter, Carolyn Kremen; sister, Janice Werner; five grandchildren. Private service held. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
JESSIE MOKIHANA "MOKI" LANCASTER, 44, of Wai'anae, died July 17, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Wayne; sons, Alika and Kekoa; daughters, Kahealani, Kuuleialoha and Leihua; mother, Rebecca Kekoa; brothers, Edward "Butch," Joe, Michael and Eddie Kekoa; sisters, Kaui Kamaunu, Uilani Arasato and Darnel Kekoa; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Wednesdayat O'ahu Cemetery Chapel; service 7 p.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
MARINA MENOR MENDARO, 63, of Hanama'ulu, Kaua'i, died July 27, 2006. Born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A sales associate with Kauai Ace Hardware, Lihu'e. Survived by son, Roy; daughter, Marie; brother, Juanito Menor; three grandchildren. Visitation from 8 a.m. next Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
KOTARO "TARO" MIYASATO, 87, of Honolulu, died July 16, 2006. Born in Ko'olaupoko, He'eia. Proprietor of Taro's Bowling Pro Shop; State Match Game bowling champion; member of Hawai'i Sports Hall of Fame. Survived by wife, Mutsue "Mary"; son, Douglas; daughters, Elizabeth Miyasato and Lynne Nakamura; sister, Chiyo Ishiki; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
MILLIE K. TAKESHITA MUSZYNSKI, 83, of Honolulu, died July 24, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A retired bartender. Survived by son, Dennis Hashimoto; daughters, Karen Yum, Christine Nakama and Lisa Gueco; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Harry and Robert Takeshita. Visitation 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Inurnment 12:45 p.m. next Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.
PENELOPE MIEKO PARKER, 48, of Honolulu, died July 26, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Self-employed owner of a Hawaiian gift shop. Survived by parents, Glenn and Mildred Takeshita. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Honolulu Christian Church; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
MARGARET PETTY, 95, of Honolulu, died July 17, 2006. Born in Jersey City, N.J. A homemaker. Survived by son, Ronald; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
EDWIN WING YEE ROBERTS, 41, of Honolulu, died July 14, 2006. An installation sales manager for Thyssen-Krupp Elevator Corp. Survived by wife, Hope; parents, Leo and Irene; sisters, Alison and Sherrie. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. next Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
TAKEO SOEDA, 98, of Kane'ohe, died July 16, 2006. Born in Kahuku. Retired owner of Kaneohe Chevron Service Station. Survived by sons, Vincent, Clifford, Calvin and Wallace; six grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
VASEGA VIVAO, 83, of Wai'anae, died July 8, 2006. Born in Ta'u Manu'a, American Samoa. Chief Committee of Ta'u Manu'a in American Samoa. Survived by sons, Iosia, Toma, Naniseg, Irae, Sailiata, Aunuua and Vasega Jr.; daughters, Faatu Eneliko, Liutoga Vasega, Faaselavei Talosaga, Tagivale Valoaga and Aipunou Lefau; 41 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Faatu Logoleo. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. today at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6 p.m. Burial in American Samoa. Casual attire.
LOUISE CATHERINE HASTRUP WILDMAN, 79, of Kailua, died July 21, 2006. Born in Berkeley, Calif. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard hydraulic engineering technician; secretary of BPO Kailua Elks. Survived by son, Mark; daughters, Catherine Wildman and Jamie Ault; three grandchildren; brothers, Rolf, James and Harvey Hastrup. Visitation 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
RAYMOND KOON HOCK YOUNG, 84, of Honolulu, died July 24, 2006. Born in China. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee. Survived by wife, Charlene; daughters, Colette Chew, Raynette Ishikawa and Lynette Colvin. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Lin Yee Chung Manoa Chinese Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.