Curtis Fujio Zane

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June 12, 2015
Curtis Fujio Zane, 50, of Honolulu, a human resources specialist for the University of Hawaii, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Kay K. and mother Florence F. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Kwanichi Yuda

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June 12, 2015
Kwanichi “Uncle Kanchi” Yuda, 89, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County employee, former instructor for Hilo Hongwanji Kendo Club and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Neal and Gene, daughters Lynn McCauley and Joni Petrizzo, brother George, sister Kay Murashige and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services: noon. Casual attire.

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Ruth Audrey Wilkes

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June 21, 2015
Ruth Audrey Wilkes, 84, of Mountain View, Hawaii, formerly of Moreno Valley, Calif., a retired housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in New York. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Mountain View Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Casual attire.

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Michelle Marylou Juana Sagapolutele Vaesau

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June 11, 2015
Michelle Marylou Juana Sagapolutele Vaesau, 24, of Honolulu, a Regal Cinemas assistant manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Tyrone N., daughter Sinautume, father Joseph Sagapolutele, mother Vaivaiolupe P. Fonopo and sister Sala Pau’u. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Central Samoan Assembly of God, Kalihi Valley. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary printed Thursday.

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Henry Hiroshi Uehara

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Feb. 21, 2015
Henry Hiroshi Uehara, 86, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Transportation engineer, founding president of Public Employees Management Association of Hawaii and an Air Force retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose, sons Ray and Chris, sister Nancy Talaro and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday at Arcadia Retirement Residence Chapel. Aloha attire. Additional information for an obituary printed March 3.

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Seperino Tobias

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May 29, 2015
Seperino “Primo” Tobias, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired truck driver in Honolulu and Kailua-Kona as well as a Navy veteran and merchant seaman, died in Honolulu. He was born at Schofield Barracks. He is survived by wife Vicenta, sons Timothy and Clyde, daughters Theresa Macy and Marcelina Yates, brothers Ernesto Sarroca and Alfredo Tobias, sister Mary Cantere, 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Edita Peralta Soria

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June 29, 2015
Edita Peralta Soria, 88, of Puhi, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Vicente, Lemuel and Moises Jr.; daughters Gloria Saraos, Loida Neumann, Glenda Cabulisan and Eunice Burgonio; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Lihue United Church. Services: 2:30 p.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Debbie Paris

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June 9, 2015
Debbie Paris, 65, of Waimanalo, a retired Jack in the Box manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Steven Paris Jr. and Isaiah Christian; daughter Wina; brother Gregory “Tony” Martin; sisters Sweetheart Galderia, Darlene Johns and Drusilla “Dru” Johansen; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at 41-818 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes to follow. For more information, call Isaiah at 330-6062. Casual attire.

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Ruth Irene Miller

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June 29, 2015
Ruth Irene Miller, 89, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired state courts stenographer, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Salem, Ore. No services.

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Akiko Matsuura

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June 13, 2015
Akiko Matsuura, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Straub Clinic & Hospital receptionist, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Wayne A. and Bruce T., daughters Claire S. Muranaka and Leila L. Tamashiro, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.

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Jose Itliong Marzan

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June 18, 2015
Jose Itliong Marzan, 74, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired groundskeeper for Puna Certified Nursery and personnel manager for 30 years in the Philippines, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Melita; sons Jolovie, Jose Jr., Joel and Jonathan; daughters Milany and Brenda Marzan, and Vivian Peralta and Janice Bergonia. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waiakea Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2629 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jenny Kimiko Kawasaki

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June 9, 2015
Jenny Kimiko Kawasaki, 61, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by son Justen N., daughter Manndi K., mother Masako Matsumoto, brother Scott Matsumoto, sisters Wanda Fermahin and Adele Loo, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Incorrect information given in an obituary June 23.

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Laura Ayako Kawaguchi

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June 12, 2015
Laura Ayako Kawaguchi, 95, of Honolulu, a retired waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by son Lawrence; daughter Donna Ishikawa; sisters Jane Ahn, Ethel Nishimoto and Gladys Watanabe; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Irving H. Kamisato

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May 11, 2015
Irving H. Kamisato, 70, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Karen, son Lance, daughter Ivy Kelling, brother Thomas Jr., sister Charlotte and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Danette Awapuhi Kamelamela

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May 14, 2015
Danette Awapuhi “Sis” Kamelamela, 57, of Hilo, a former Alu Like receptionist, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Oceanside, Calif. She is survived by lifelong partner Jasmine Cuello, hanai daughters Kau’ikiele Kamelamela and Kealohalani Mailou-Kama, mother May, brothers Mallory D. and Edmond D., sisters Jacque P. Hiro and Evalani G.M. Mailou, and two hanai grandchildren. Services: 1-7 p.m. Aug. 15 at Wailoa State Park Pavilion II. Aloha attire.

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Francis Holmberg

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May 22, 2015
Francis Holmberg, 79, of Wahiawa, a founder of Humbug’s Towing, a retired truck driver at Ameron HC&D and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Robert, daughters Roxy McCue and Ramona Holmberg, companion Ellen Go, brother Charles S., sister Irene Damas, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Marian Masako Hayashi

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May 15, 2015
Marian Masako Hayashi, 98, of Haleiwa, a retired Kit’s and Fujioka’s Supermarkets employee, died in Haleiwa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Clifford, Dale, Clyde and Chris; daughters Gwen Maruya and Cheryl Rodrigues; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Apolonia Ann Hampton

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March 1, 2015
Apolonia Ann “Apo” Hampton, 81, of Abilene, Texas, died in Mansfield, Texas. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Francisco “Bully” Cuesta; daughters Dierdre Hrabal, Devena C. Tavares, Diane Moen and Drusila S. and Denise Caracol; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Joseph Carl Gambsky

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April 30, 2015
Joseph Carl Gambsky, 63, of Volcano, Hawaii, a roads and trails supervisor at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and a Navy veteran who served in the Seabees, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Barbara J. “Mahelani,” daughters Lori Ann M.G. Kaniho and Jenny K. Gambsky, brother Demetri Patrick Gambsky, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Hilo, Hawaii, 840 Kupulau Road. Services: 11 a.m. Urn committal services to be held at a later date in Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Wesley K. Endo

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May 29, 2015
Wesley K. Endo, 69, of Mililani, a retired schoolteacher and swim coach at Mililani High School, an Army veteran and an Army National Guard retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Sandra, son Brandon W., daughter Jennifer, parents Paul and Sumiko, and brother Ted. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Michael Castillano

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June 8, 2015
Michael “Mike” Castillano, 67, of Waipahu, a retired Honolulu City and County worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by daughters Mikalynn, Shelly, Sherry and Leslie Castillano; brothers Dennis and Douglas; sister Nancy Kuboyama; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Charles Hayden Belcher

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June 19, 2015
Dr. Charles Hayden Belcher, 90, of Hilo, a retired physician, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Muskogee, Okla. He is survived by sons Dr. Daniel, Erik, Robert, Mark and Craig; daughter Claudia McCall; brother William D.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Owen Hisashi Ariki

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May 7, 2015
Owen Hisashi Ariki, 74, of Hilo, a retired real estate broker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Anne, son Jason, stepsons Alton and Tad Nakamichi, daughter Lynn Murashige and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Antone Amaral Jr.

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June 9, 2015
Antone “Tony” Amaral Jr., 84, of Hilo, a retired maintenance mechanic/ plumber for the Army’s Pohakuloa Training Area, former maintenance supervisor for Kilauea Military Camp in Volcano and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lorraine, son Antone “Tony,” daughter Roxcie Waltjen and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 7. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Roy Tsugio Amano

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April 18, 2015
Roy Tsugio Amano, 71, of Hilo, a retired employee of the former Verizon/Hawaiian Tel Co. and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Oregon. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Hazelynn, daughters Lynne and Karis, brother Richard and sisters Terue “Terry” Shimabuku, Betty Ikehara and June Strong. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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LEONITA “LEONY” NAVARRO CARACI

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LEONITA LEONY NAVARRO CARACI Age 70, of Honolulu, passed away May 23, 2015 in Honolulu. Born January 21, 1945 in Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Headliner Hairstyling and member of St. Anthony, Kalihi Church. She is survived by daughters, Jocelyn Caraci, Elma Musni; sister, Merita Marquez; 3 grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday 7/11 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Jesus “Jose” “Noi” J. Canyete

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$nameJESUS JOSE NOI J. CANYETE Age 72, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 7, 2015 in Waipahu. Born April 16, 1943 in Waipahu, HI. Jesus was a retired carpenter from the Carpenters Union - Local 745. He was a member of the 100# pound Ulua Fishing Club. He is survived by wife, Joan Canyete; daughters, Cheri (Ricky) Mina, Lena (Roy) Asato, Rochelle (Roger) Mateo, Cory (Brant) Porter, Jr., Joanelle (Richard) Cadelina; brother, Augustine Canita; 14 grandchildren; Maglangit Ohana. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Friday (July 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers please.

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