Dulce Samaniego Toledo

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Dec. 28, 2014
Dulce Samaniego Toledo, 77, of Ewa Beach, a Navy Exchange employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kawit, Cavite, Philippines. She is survived by husband Rodolfo R., son Roland S., daughters Rosemary Mafnas and Ruth Duenez, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Thursday at the chapel. Prayer service: 9 a.m. Committal service: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Steven Michael Smith

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Jan. 6, 2015
Steven Michael Smith, 46, of Honolulu, owner of Waffles of Hawaii and a real estate agent with The Master’s Plan Realty, LLC, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julybe; daughter Cheri; mother Nancy; brothers Martin, Vincent and Edward; and sister Lorraine. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at First Assembly of God, Red Hill. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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John Isamu Shinoda

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Jan. 17, 2015
John Isamu Shinoda, 79, of Wailuku, a Pacific Machinery senior parts clerk, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Jane, sons Darren and Gavin, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Takeo Shimabukuro

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Nov. 20, 2014
Takeo “Joe” Shimabukuro, 89, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and a retired general foreman pipefitter with Shop 56 at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Jan K., Rae A. and Lee T.; brother Dean; sisters Sadako Matsukawa, Helen Tatsumi, Betty Monguchi and Violet Okada; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Aylor Russell Shepherd

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Jan. 17, 2015
Aylor Russell Shepherd, 87, of Honolulu, a management analyst and a Navy retiree, died. He was born in White Post, Va. He is survived by wife Chizuko K. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Reception to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities Hawaii, 1822 Keeaumoku St., Honolulu, HI 96822.

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Paula Leilani Samson

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Jan. 20, 2015
Paula Leilani Samson, 51, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Paulette Costa and Jessennya Torres; mother Julieanne; brothers Richard, Jared, Robert and Ron-Ron; sisters Puna, Jonell, Jurissah, Danielle, Denise and Diandra; and a grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at 2309 Ahakapu St., Pearl City. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the family, 718 Kamuela Ave. #1, Honolulu, HI 96816. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Alfredo Quiocho Ponce

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Jan. 5, 2015
Alfredo Quiocho Ponce, 70, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar retiree, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion, son Edwardo, daughters Corazon White and Chita Ponce, sister Concepcion Quiocho, and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. in Maui Memorial Park, in the Garden of Meditation. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Himy Cabacongan Penera

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Dec. 18, 2014
Himy Cabacongan Penera, 84, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired knapsack sprayer for Kau Sugar Plantation, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Florentina; sons Arthur, Mario, Kelly, Leo, Jamie, Judie, Charles and Erwin; daughter Marylou Carlos; brother Leon; sisters Lourdes Erece and Loring and Lilia Villahermosa; 31 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Francis Pelekane

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Jan. 12, 2015
Francis “Pele” Pelekane, 77, of Hilo, a Parker Ranch cowboy, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Robert-Francis; daughters Lushanya Kawaauhau, Weegee Aki and Leesha-Deen Pelekane; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Kealakehe High School cafeteria. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Dominga Norma Jose Ortiga

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Jan. 14, 2015
Dominga Norma Jose Ortiga, 56, of Lahaina, an assistant manager, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Rande, son Jayson Reyno, daughters Noime Reyno and Jemalyn Jabines, father Juan Jose, three brothers, six sisters and 10 grandchildren. Wake: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Maria Lanakila Church. Mass: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Prayer service: 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 2 p.m. in Maui View, at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Thomas Shigeru Ooka

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Jan. 21, 2015
Thomas Shigeru Ooka, 92, of Honolulu, a retired construction analyst for the Department of Housing & Urban Development and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June, sons Nelson and Jason, daughters Michele Kuwaye and Ralene Ooka, brother Minoru and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Michiko Ohashi

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Dec. 14, 2014
Michiko Ohashi, 90, of Pearl City died in Kaneohe. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Gary and Andrew, daughters Irene and Patricia, sister Mitsue Peck and a grandchild. Private services.

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Koji Nomura

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Dec. 15, 2014
Koji Nomura, 84, of Pearl City, a Hawaiian Cement Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Sakaye; daughters Norma Domingo, Shawna Obitz and Karla Nomura-Calistro; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Joseph Puha Lanoza Jr.

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Jan. 16, 2015
Joseph Puha Lanoza Jr., 74, of Lahaina, a Ka’anapali Coffee retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Ku’upio “Epo,” sons Ku’uipo and Kanakanui, daughter Kahealani, sister Irene Kalawaia, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Keto P. Kojenlang

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Jan. 12, 2015
Keto P. Kojenlang, 69, of Kahului, a retired schoolteacher, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Ujae, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Antelina; sons Hilton and Elden; daughters Ketlyna May, Mildred Emmius, Mailina Kojenlang, Annita Farata, Kaylina Zepty and Kayrene Rekis; brothers Lokjen Kojenlang and Riley Okjenlang; sisters Abra Rantak, Kilang Kojenlang, Henna Jabeo and Chieko Tamayoshi; 23 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Frances Ann Jardine

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Jan. 19, 2015
Frances Ann “Penny” Jardine, 65, of Kihei, a dental receptionist, died at home. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by husband Gilbert R.; sons Brandon and Jonathan; daughters Robyn Taylor and Heather Ann Jardine; mother Esmenia Galinato; brothers Frank and Rodney Soriano; sisters Eva Lapez, Anita Soriano, Marjorie Silva and Lucille Galinato; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Church, Paia. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Tadayuki Ishizaki

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Jan. 16, 2015
Tadayuki Ishizaki, also known as “Ali” and “Tad,” 94, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin lithographer and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mutsumi; son Darryl Y.; daughters Lynn Y. Ishizaki, Gwen H. Okada and Claire S. Rivers; caregiver Alan Rivers; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information printed in an obituary Saturday.

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Jacqueline Lucille Hoohuli

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Jan. 17, 2015
Jacqueline Lucille “Jackie” Hoohuli, 78, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Corvallis, Ore. She is survived by sons Duane and Deric, daughters Dianne and Dori Ann, brother Lige Calkins, sisters Charlotte McDonald and Marlene Stonewall, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Graveside committal services: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Jesse Hitchfield

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Jan. 14, 2015
Jesse Hitchfield, 44, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Ibeye, Kwajalein. He is survived by wife Kimberly, daughter Rachel Samuel, father Timothy Langinbelik, brother George and sister Sophia G. Saldivar. Visitation: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6 p.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Ignatius Samuel McCabe Hipa

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Jan. 16, 2015
Ignatius Samuel McCabe “Iggie” Hipa, 82, of Kailua, a retired Army master sergeant, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jacqueline “Jacque”; son Kirk; hanai son Joshua K.; brother Benjamin K.; sisters Margaret Peters, Bernadette “Bernie” Borges and Veronica “Ronnie” Pratt; and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Military honors: 5:15 p.m. Eulogy: 5:30 p.m. Mass: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Wilfred Yoshiharu Harano

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Dec. 14, 2014
Wilfred Yoshiharu “Willie” Harano, 77, of Waipahu, director of tour operations for Hawaii Travel Bureau and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joyce E. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, in the Maunakea Chapel. Service at noon. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rowena Barut Constantino

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Jan. 8, 2015
Rowena Barut Constantino, 49, of Kahului, a Grand Wailea Resort employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Cagayan Valley, Philippines. She is survived by brothers Zosimo, Fred and Emerson; and sisters Esperanza Constantino, Emilia Carreon, Emma Agustin, Melba Carino and Lyra Navarro. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, in the Garden of Meditation. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Abraham Bernades

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Jan. 4, 2015
Abraham “Abe” Bernades, 68, of Ewa Beach, a Dillingham Shipyard painter, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Elizabeth J.; sons Todd J. Bernades and Abraham D. Monalim; daughter Ashley J.; brothers Albert, Bobby, Lawrence, Richard and Stanley; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Magdalen Anoba

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Jan. 5, 2015
Magdalen Anoba, 84, of Kahului, died in Hale Makua. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Rodney and Michael; sisters Isabella Lambayan, Fausta Torres, Gloria Perreira, Loretta Corniel and Pearl Vierra; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Prayer service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Wilson Eugene Allen

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Jan. 5, 2015
Wilson Eugene Allen, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Navy petty officer first class and engineman and a retired machinist, died. He was born in Elkview, W.V. He is survived by wife Toshiko, son Fredrick and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary. com.

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