JOHNSON H. WONG

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JOHNSON H. WONG Johnson H. Wong, 84, passed away February 5, 2015. He graduated from St. Louis High School, Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., with a degree in mathematics, and Tulane University Law School. He served in the Army Reserves for 30 years, retiring as a Colonel, and worked 35 years for the State Department of the Attorney General, as the Supervising Deputy Attorney General for the Land and Transportation Division. During his term, some of the most important cases affecting Hawaii were decided under his supervision: the $68 million construction of the reef runway for the Honolulu Airport, the litigation for which rose to the U.S. Supreme Court; the H3 litigation which took 15 years and an act of congress to complete; major water cases involving the Waiahole Ditch; and many other cases that have forever changed the law and our lives. Mr. Wong will be remembered as a rare character. His memory and guiding principles will remain with us always. Mr. Wong is survived by his wife, Betty L. Wong; daughters, Nola Chock, Holly Leong, Jani Wong, and Shari Wong; sister, Anna Wong; grandchildren, Eric and Nicole. Private services were held. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com

Sinaitaaga T. Tufaga

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March 19, 2015
Sinaitaaga T. Tufaga, 54, of Wailuku, a deli clerk at Times Supermarket in Kihei, Maui, died at home. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Michael L. Bunyard and Lafaele V.L. Jr. and David J. Tufaga; daughters Tua-Nei D. Kaawa and Cheryl P. Tufaga-Steele; brothers Tavita and Afa Taueetia and Ionatana and Aukuso Leatutufu; sisters Pat Afoa and Pito Yandall; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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DR. FRANCIS (“DOC”, “FRANK”) M. TERADA

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$nameDR. FRANCIS (DOC, FRANK) M. TERADA September 8, 1927 - April 10, 2015. Francis M. Terada, 87, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away peacefully at home on April 10, 2015 with his wife Puunani ("Nani") and family at his bedside. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to Takeo and Hatsuyo Terada. He graduated from McKinley High School, Class of 1945. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army, 2nd Infantry Division and Military Intelligence Service Language School. Following his military service, Frank attended the University of Cincinnati (B.S. 1951) and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (M.D. 1956). He completed his internship at The Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati (1957) and his residencies in surgery at Malden Hospital, Massachusetts (1958) and in Ob/Gyn at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan (1959-1961). He then returned to Honolulu to practice medicine for 38 years, specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, gynecologic cancer, and in-vitro fertilization. During this time, he served as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology for eight years and as Chief of Staff for four years at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. He was one of the founders of Pacific In-Vitro Fertilization Institute which was established in 1985, and in December, 1985, Frank delivered the first test-tube baby in Hawaii. He was the first Medical Director of the Sex Abuse Treatment Center in Hawaii. He served as Clinical Professor Emeritus, Obstetrics and Gynecology at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii and was a retired member of the Pacific Coast Ob/Gyn Society, American Medical Association and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was a past lecturer at the East-West Center Institute of Technical Interchange and an honorary member of the Micronesian Medical Society. Frank had many interests and hobbies. He was an avid skiier, enjoying downhill skiing, longboard surfing in Waikiki and biking. Frank is survived by his wife Puunani ("Nani"), brother Harry, sister Hilda Takeyama (Roy), children and grandchildren. Special thanks to Robert A. Hong, M.D. and Lance M. Kurata, M.D. Private service. No koden. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Kapiolani Health Foundation, Aloha Medical Mission, St. Francis Hospice, or Sex Abuse Treatment Center.

James Tetsuji Tanabe

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March 19, 2015
James Tetsuji Tanabe, 83, of Honolulu, a retired juvenile probation officer supervisor for Cook County, Ill., Intensive Probation Unit, a former probation officer for the Hawaii state Alder Street detention home, and an Army veteran who served in the Military Intelligence Service in Japan, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yoshie, sons James and John, daughter Patti Cheong, brother Henry, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii, or donor’s favorite charity. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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OFELIA BASILIO TAMAYO

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OFELIA BASILIO TAMAYO Age 61, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 21, 2015 in Aiea, HI. Born November 8, 1953 in Bgy 11, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Loreto Tamayo; mother, Generosa Basilio; brothers, Santiago (Julie) Basilio, Cresencio (Thelma) Basilio; sister, Norma (Alvero) Agustin. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Wednesday (Apr. 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Family program 9:30 a.m. Prayer service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Robert Clark Sullivan

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Feb. 9, 2015
Robert Clark Sullivan, 65, of Maili, president of Aloha L.P. Gas Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Pittsburgh. He is survived by sons Daniel Baltazar and Sonny Beebe; sisters Barbara Sullivan-Balch, Jeane Keibler, Pattie Sullivan, Susie Prescott and Beverly Lawrence; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at Maili Beach Park. Donations suggested to Waianae Coast Rotary Club, P.O. Box 651, Waianae, HI 96792.

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Kyle Kaoru Suemori

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April 13, 2015
Kyle Kaoru Suemori, 42, of Waipahu, a Honolulu Police Department sergeant, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Emiko and brother Ricky. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Leon Gonsalves Sr.

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March 22, 2015
Leon Gonsalves Sr., 67, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired county employee, died at Islands Hospice on Oahu. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Judy; sons Leon Jr., Lionel, Lance and Loran; brother Sam; sister Annette Creamer; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Prince Kuhio Park, Poipu, Kauai. Service to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert B. Morris Sr.

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April 14, 2015
Robert B. Morris Sr., 96, of Honolulu, formerly of Waimea, a retired Mauna Kea Beach Hotel maintenance department engineer, a former Heide & Cook Co. installer and a former Aloha Taxi owner/operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Robert Jr., daughter Patricia White, sister Beatrice Fisher, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Waimea County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Steven Simao

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April 13, 2015
Steven Simao, 66, of Hana\0xADpepe Heights, Kauai, died at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Joyce, son Steven, daughter Tina Niau, brothers Paul and Anthony, and five grandchildren. Visitation at noon Friday at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Graveside services: 1 p.m.

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Michie Tokumi Shigetani

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April 8, 2015
Michie Tokumi Shigetani, 90, of Wailuku, a medical receptionist, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Billy and Leslie, sisters Mikiko Gushi and Emiko Soto, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Jeanette M. Salvador-Blake

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April 15, 2015
Jeanette M. Salvador-Blake, 87, of Kula, Maui, a retired executive housekeeper at Wahiawa General Hospital, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Robert and Quirin Salvador; daughters Luana Paris, Emmaline Yagodich, Wendy Aina and Yvette Ocampo; sister Carolyn Ashmore; 19 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Protestant Church, Paia. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial at a later date. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Corazon Bautista Salcedo

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April 2, 2015
Corazon Bautista “Chinita” Salcedo, 70, of Waipahu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Masantol, Pampanga, Philippines. She is survived by son Genaro Jr.; daughters Annie, Millet, April and May Salcedo, Rosario Balico, Laura Olegario, Mary Rose Garcia, Pamela Bohol and Coragine Banks; brother Danny Pacheco; sisters Norma Ansag, Elenita Lualhati and Lorinda Wehrly; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark\0xADmortuary.com.

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Steve Warren Reagan

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March 29, 2015
Steve Warren Reagan, 61, of Waipahu, a pastor and an Air Force veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Danielle; son Duke H.P.; daughters Sarah-Anne R. Ellis, S. Reagan “Loke” Tavares, Je’Taime R. “Nani” Rodriguez, and Samantha L. and Shyanne L. Reagan; mother Annie K.Y.; brother Rod; sisters Ede Reagan and Cynthia Mooney; and 15 grandchildren. Service: 6 p.m. Thursday at First Southern Baptist Church of Pearl Harbor, 3121 Arizona Road. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James T. Quilinderino

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March 13, 2015
James T. Quilinderino, 63, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons James T. Jr. and Kaleokalani M., daughter Napualani K., brother Herbert, sisters Rosa\0xADline Ballungay and Bernice Powell, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Service: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Seiji Muraoka

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March 24, 2015
Seiji Muraoka, 92, of Kahului, owner of Maui Book Store, died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Wayne and Dwight; daughter Marlene Kushi; brother Kaoru; sisters Fumiko Nakamura, Kimiko Hirayama, Mitsuko Watanabe and Teruko Moriwaki; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Delores Ann McClane

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April 17, 2015
Delores Ann McClane, 71, of Honolulu, a retired airline employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in St. Louis. She is survived by husband Michael; sons Duane and Jesse; daughter Kasey; brother Jerry; sisters Denise, Tammy and Terry; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 3 p.m.

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Gregorio Manzano

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March 18, 2015
Gregorio “George” Manzano, 94, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Raois, Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Fe M.; daughters Geraldine “GingGing” Manzano-Terao, Glority G. Manzano-Geisler and Genalisa Evans; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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GARY B.K.T. LEE

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$nameGARY B.K.T. LEE May 21, 1947-March 4, 2015 Gary Brian Kyu Te Lee, 67 was born in Honolulu, grew up in Pearl City and lived in Kaimuki. He graduated from the University Lab School, UH Manoa and received his law degree from Indiana University. He was the sole practitioner of The Law Office of Gary B.K.T. Lee. He is predeceased by his parents, Henry K.S. and Teruko Lee. He is survived by brother Leighton (Valerie) Lee and sister Pamela (Daniel) Matsuura; nieces Fawn, Jennifer, Jayme, Joelle; nephews Dane, Davin; grand- nieces Raven, Amaya and grand- nephew Kyler. Visitation at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Mililani Mortuary Waipio-Mauka Chapel. Services at 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire, flowers welcome.

Theresa Goon Lim Lee

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April 8, 2015
Theresa Goon Lim “Terry” Lee, 86, of Honolulu, a First Insurance Co. underwriter, died at the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dennis, daughters Donna Stephenson and Dayleen Kai, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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Adelaida Damasco Layaoen

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April 1, 2015
Adelaida Damasco Layaoen, 91, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired flower nursery supervisor, died at home. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ronald and Gilbert; sister Terry Nalundasan, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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KENNETH M. KUSAKA

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KENNETH M. KUSAKA Age 84, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 18, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born November 25, 1930 in Haiku, Maui, HI. Kenneth was the owner of Kenneth Kusaka, Inc. He is survived by son, Russell Kusaka; daughter, Susan Kusaka; sisters, Ethel Miyaguchi, Betty Matsumoto; grandchildren, Kenny & Carina. Private services were held.

Calvin Lionel Kobayashi

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April 10, 2015
Calvin Lionel Kobayashi, 53, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman, died at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Christy Freitas; son Michael Totman; daughters Kayleeana Kobayashi-Toler and Pikaki and Leiko Kobayashi; mother Leilani P.; brothers Darrell, Russell, Wesley and Brian; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Keichi Sam Kobayashi

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March 15, 2015
Keichi Sam Kobayashi, 88, of Kahului, a warehouse department head at Maui Land and Pineapple Co., died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Lester, Alvin, Lance and David; sisters Jane H. Omura, Marie Lum and Sumie Ikeda; and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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CHIYO KIMURA

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CHIYO KIMURA Age 98 of Aiea, passed away March 31, 2015. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Survived by son, Donald (Kay) Kimura; two grandchildren, Lynn (Ray) Kunishige, Jill (Michael) Nii; one great grandchild, Nicholas Nii; Private service held.

PHYLLIS HARUE KIDO

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PHYLLIS HARUE KIDO Phyllis Harue Kido, 93, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2015 in the company of her son Bert. Phyllis was born in Honolulu on February 3, 1922. She was the eldest of three sisters and one brother. Phyllis was predeceased by husband Kunio, son Garret and three siblings and is survived by son Bert. She graduated from McKinley High School and was employed by TheBus. She was a Beloved wife and mother to her two sons. She was also a doting mother and Aunt, generous and caring with her sons, nieces and nephews teaching them values, social skills and discipline. She was a caring and loving person with lots of energy and generous with her time. She had a long happy and social life filled with love and caring for family, friends and neighbors. She loved to travel & shop but most of all loved her family and extended family.

Shannon K Kaohi

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SHANNON K KAOHI Age 47 of Kailua, HI, Electrician by trade, passed away on March 23, 2015. He was a loving husband of 26 yrs to Kaleinani Meyer Kaohi and proud father of son Ha'aheo Mana & daughter No'eau. Born, on July 31, 1967, to Ronald & Marjorie Kaohi along with his siblings Ronald, Cheryl and Brandon. Shannon was a caring and supportive son, brother, uncle & friend with a huge heart of gold. We will miss his unconditional love. Past employment includes; Royal Contracting, Commercial Electric, Paul's Electric, A-1 A-Lectrician. The family would like you to join us for A Celebration of Life on April 24, 2015 at Waimanalo Hawaiian Homes Ka Ho'oilina Na Kuhio Community Center 3:30pm- 8:30pm Aloha attire.

Mariano Cachola Jr.

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March 16, 2015
Mariano Cachola Jr., 78, of Waipahu, a retired custodian, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Catalina; daughters Ruby Ulibas, Sheila Cachola-Tinga and Maria E. Cachola-Agcaoili; brothers Romeo, Rodolfo and Josefino; sister Maryann Teano; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Black-and-white or aloha attire; no black attire. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Thelma Lucas-Gomes Joyce

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March 28, 2015
Thelma Lucas-Gomes Joyce, 80, of Waimanalo, a cashier for 7-Eleven in Waimanalo, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James, sons Rod and Joseph, daughter Joslenn Maldonado, sister Winona Kekumu, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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DR. MARK FRANCIS HOFFMAN

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$nameDR. MARK FRANCIS HOFFMAN Dr. Mark Francis Hoffman, 54, of Henderson, Nevada went home to be with the Lord on February 20, 2015. He was born in Conklin, New York on September 30, 1960. Mark served as a Corporal in the Marine Corps for 6 years. He graduated from the University of Hawaii and Life Chiropractic College-West, where he earned the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic. He practiced in Honolulu, Hawaii from 1994 then moved his practice to Henderson, Nevada in 2009. Mark loved baseball, golf and surfing but most of all enjoyed spending time with his baby girl. Mark is survived by his loving wife Ada Miyake-Hoffman, three children Kaylani Summer Hoffman, Charisse and Shane Okugauchi, grandson Cannon Mutch, parents Bud and Joan Hoffman, sister LuAnne(Paul) Howard, niece and nephew Megan and Brendan Howard. He fought a good fight against cancer; he kept his faith with the Lord and won the race. Now he's resting peacefully up in Heaven. Memorial Service will be held at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary 2233 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu, Hawaii 96817 on Saturday, April 25th at 5pm. Visitations start at 4pm.

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