Betty R. Acierto, 58, of Honolulu died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Renato; sons Albert, Winston and Jerome; daughter Nancy; brothers Tomas, Eddie, Francis and Larry Salvador; sisters Susing, Cherry and Corazon Salvador; and six grandchildren. Mass: 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 4 p.m. Burial at a later date in the Philippines.
John "Fatso" Alfred Keola Ahuna Sr., 51, of Hilo, a former carnival ride operator for Wally E. and E.K. Fernandez and a cooks helper for the Pig-Out Gang in Haleiwa. He was born in Punaluu. He is survived by wife Debra Kamai; daughters Donice, Serena Ahuna-Agliam, Malia Kelekolio and Malama Puahi; sons John A.K. Jr., Joseph K. Sr. and Augustine Jr.; mother Victoria K. Graham; sisters Alicia Roberts, Sheila Kunewa, Yvonne Strong and Victoria K. Alameida; brothers David K., Augustine and William; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Punaluu Beach Park, Oahu. Scattering of ashes to follow.
Peter Cardoza Aiona Sr., 82, of Hilo, a retired Yamada Enterprises welder and owner of A&B Shredders, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Jane Aganus, Billie Baclig, Joanne Peralta and Cosie Sasaki; sons Peter Jr., Wm. Tommy, James, Patrick, Mark and Gary; sisters Josephine Edwards, Rita Branco and Vivian Araujo; brother Charles; 30 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Rosita Saludares Arios, 86, of Honolulu died Aug. 17. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Glecerio; daughters Juanita Claro, Adriana, and Rose Arios Mateo; sisters Violeta Coronel and Marina Magderila; 24 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Mary Ann Kon Len Baldimor, 63, of Pearl City, an owner of Menehune Flowers, died Monday. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Alfredo A.; sons Michael and Patrick; daughters Lee Ann Baldimor and Allison Toma; brothers Albert Jan and Alvin Jen; sisters Florence Ho, Cynthia Chang, Octavia Young and Yvette Oishi; one grandchild and one great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Anne R. Clifton, 92, of Honolulu died July 29 at home. She was born in Michigan. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the Fort DeRussy Chapel. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Hartwell Z. Doane Jr., 75, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department inspector, died Monday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane; sons Robert Liwai, Michael Amore and Kenneth and Bayard Doane; daughter Haunani; sister Meta Doane Nicola; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial.
Veronica Roselani Barboza Lam Ho, 76, of Honolulu, a Sheet Metal Workers Local 293 office manager, died Aug. 21 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Charles "Carlos," daughter Tammy Stancil, sister Caroline Crowell, and three grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Santiago Dantel Ilar, 68, of Waipahu died Aug. 29 in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Isabel D.; sons Benjamin, Danilo, Amante and Samuel; daughters Julita Lived Estrelita, Susana and Rizalina; brother Pete; and 27 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 5 p.m. Interment will be at a later date in the Philippines. Casual attire.
Koichi Ito, 92, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company carpenter, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Tokiwa, daughter Eileen Muraoka, sons Mel and Kenneth R., and five grandchildren. Private services.
Keith Moani Makoto Koga, 51, of Honolulu died Aug. 30 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Barbara Yoshitomi; son Keith Jr.; brothers and sisters Georgina Kuahuia, Robert, Burton, and Jamie. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at the Court of Remembrance in Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
Sara Kil Soon Lee, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Tongg Publishing employee, died Aug. 31 in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Samuel C.W.; son Gary D.; daughter Wanda M.S. Tanigawa; sisters Beatrice Kim, Hazel Kaholokula, Esther Smith and Clara Loyola; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Sueo "Charley" Mashino, 82, of Haliimaile, Maui, a carpenter foreman for the federal government in Alaska and a WWII U.S. Army veteran, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Annable; sons Stanley, Edwin and Clayton Oshiro; daughters Josephine Tom, Joyce A. Duarte, Aisley and Jodie; hanai daughters Joyce Corpuz and Annie Kuhlmann; brother Masato; sister Hanako; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
Kapono Kaukaohu Miller, 23, Keaau, Hawaii, a plumber for Carvalho's Plumbing Service, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Missy Oda, daughters Kadence and Keilah, father Calvin D., mother Irmgaard, brothers Sean and Drake, sister Janna, and grandparents Calvin and Beatrice Miller and Rose Ahuna. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
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