Shigeko Takamine

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Oct. 26, 2014
Shigeko Takamine, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired assistant manager at Ben Franklin in Waimea, Hawaii, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Yoshinobu “Nobu”; sons Ronald Haimoto and Jeffrey and Blane Takamine; daughter Nadine Bondallian; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hamakua Jodo Mission, Paauhau Mauka. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Elaine Sadako Sugimoto

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Oct. 21, 2014
Elaine Sadako Sugimoto, 71, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Byron, daughter Debra S. Lee, mother Doris Yamane, brother Kelvin Kurisu, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Harold Anthony Strapple

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Oct. 19, 2014
Harold Anthony Strapple, 61, of Kailua, a retired parts department manager at Servco Pacific Inc. at Windward Toyota, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vicki Lani, daughters Jami Strapple-Jingao and Jenna Strapple, brother Robert J. and sister Theresa A. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Kailua. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to be held at a later date at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rudy Ramones Rivera

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Sept. 30, 2014
Rudy Ramones Rivera, 68, of Ewa Beach, a retiree from Society Painting Co. in Pearl City, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Linda L.; daughters Rhonda R. Hayashida and Sherrle B. “ShaSha” Rivera; brothers Robert, Mario Jr. and Arthur; sisters Natividad Bolosan and Susan Rivera; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church, 712 N. School St. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Elizabeth Calurio Pongasi

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Oct. 3, 2014
Elizabeth Calurio Pongasi, 89, of Aiea, a retired waitress at Coco’s and Forty Niner’s, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Anthony and Billy Alcover; daughters Yvonne Angut, Cynthia Paulino, Victoria and Carmen Guillory, Gloria Pongasi, Leona Pongasi-Critchlow and Patricia Pongasi-Goldson; 23 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nam Kyong Park

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Oct. 26, 2014
Nam Kyong Park, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Diamond Head Cookie Co. factory worker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Pusan, Korea. He is survived by wife Soon Hee Woo, son Song Ho, daughter Jul Mi, numerous brothers and sisters, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Pius X. Services: 11 a.m.

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Atsushi Okata

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Oct. 4, 2014
Atsushi “Tootsie” Okata, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Waipahu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by daughters June Higa and Lynn Ventura; brothers Toshio, Yoshito and Koichi; sisters Chizuko Yasuhara and Alice Nagamatsu; caregiver Cynthia Pablo; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Jean Fumie Miyahira

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Aug. 17, 2014
Jean Fumie Miyahira, 81, of Pearl City, a retired secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kelvin H. and Myron M., daughter Lenora M. Smith, mother Elsie Y. Takao, brother Wilfred S. Takao and sisters Alice K. Kanemori and Fay A. Furuta. Private services.

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Gladys Toshiko Mawae

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Oct. 17, 2014
Gladys Toshiko Mawae, 87, of Pearl City, a retired Speedy’s Supermarket cashier, died in Pearl City. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She is survived by sons Wes, Moses and James “Kimo” Mawae, and William M. “Bill” Higa; brothers Robert and William “Takeshi” Higa; sisters Florence Ha and Rose Chynoweth; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mildred Fumiye Hrab

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Sept. 8, 2014
Mildred Fumiye Hrab, 95, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Cal Katahara, daughter Jaynee Koga, brother Calvin Misono, sisters Geraldine Utsugi and Carole Kaneshige, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Beatrice Hall Higa

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Aug. 12, 2014
Beatrice Hall Higa, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sister Florence A. Duarte. Private services.

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Elsa Anna Gomes

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Oct. 3, 2014
Elsa Anna Gomes, 86, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany. She is survived by son Paul, daughters Maryann Kertell and Juliana Jordan, brother Karl Lotz, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Bruce Nalani Tomokazu Enos Sr.

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Oct. 23, 2014
Bruce Nalani Tomokazu Enos Sr., 65, of Pearl City, a Unitek construction laborer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth C.; son Bruce N.T. Jr.; daughters Yvette Yadao, Harrie-Lynn Kalua and Trixie Davis; hanai sons Francis, Joshua and Paige; hanai mother Josephine Chai; brothers Robin, Gilbert and Kevin Enos, and Anthony M. Kauanaulu; sisters Alberta Ogawa and Melanie E. Bucsit; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Greater Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 53-776 Kamehameha Highway, Hauula. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Takeko Isa Eder

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Oct. 21, 2014
Takeko Isa Eder, 78, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Okinawa. She is survived by daughters Kim M. Eder, Ayesha A. Emanuel and Yoshino Bacigalupo; sisters Toshiko Ohama and Fumiko Toguchi; and eight grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities of Hawaii.

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Pamela DePeralta

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Sept. 8, 2014
Pamela DePeralta, 55, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a Mac Farms of Hawaii Inc. husking supervisor, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Victor, Edward, Melvin and Eric; and sisters Bernice Albiar, Sally DeRego, Evelyn and Loretta DePeralta, and Cynthia Barthel. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Waiohinu Park, Naalehu. Casual attire.

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Wallace Kau Chang

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Oct. 5, 2014
Wallace Kau “Uncle Wally” Chang, 89, of Honolulu, a shop superintendent at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 2, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Theresa C., sons Stephen D.H. and Stanford D.M., daughter Melissa C. Osowski, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Beryl Joyce Cambridge

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Oct. 26, 2014
Beryl Joyce Cambridge, 99, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Port Limon, Costa Rica. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Yvonne, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ascencion Catholic Church, 65-1235 Kawaihae Road, Puako, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Refreshments to follow.

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Clifford Iwao Arinaga

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Oct. 3, 2014
Clifford Iwao Arinaga, 89, of Honolulu, an attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Esther K., sons Bruce M. and Paul S., daughter Susan A. Li, brothers Robert N. and Tom, sisters Fujiko N. Mamura and Rachel T. Tamura, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Audrey Ululani Ah Nee

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Oct. 20, 2014
Audrey Ululani Ah Nee, 76, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence W. Jr., Rawlins, Rowlling, Norman, Ronald, Warner and Randy; daughters Rawleen Reis, Lawreen Kapiko, Rowleen Cruz, Darlene Lum and Lawraleen Adewunmi; sister Esther Calderia; 28 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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James Masao Abe

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Oct. 20, 2014
James Masao Abe, 67, of Mililani, a retired Army sergeant, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Josh K. Crimin and Bronson K. Abe, daughter Carole L. Abe-Hernandez, brothers Paul and Richard, sisters Aileen Stewart and Marilee Lyons, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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FRANK TAMOTSU SASAOKA

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FRANK TAMOTSU SASAOKA Age 80, of Kaimuki, passed away on October 19, 2014. Born in Puunene, Maui, he retired after serving as Principal at Wahiawa Intermediate, Radford High and Kaahumanu Elementary Schools. He served as the Honolulu District Coordinator for the A+ Program for 22 years. He is survived by wife, Janet, son Byron (Michelle) Sasaoka, daughters Laurie (Marvin) Yonamine and FayAnne (Davin Pang) Sasaoka, sister Amy Wong, 5 grand- children Amber, Rachel and Evan Yonamine, and Brenton and Garrison Sasaoka. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday, November 3, 2014, at Diamond Head Mortuary in Kaimuki. Funeral service to follow at 6 p.m.

GLORIA TAGALICOD PARKER

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GLORIA TAGALICOD PARKER Age 68, of Waianae, passed away October 19, 2014 in Kapolei. Born September 26, 1946 in Cacadiran, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from U. S. Dept. of Justice, U.S. Attorney's office as a Legal Assistant. She is survived by husband, John P. Parker; sons, David (Maile) Strong, Jr., Scott (Sandra) Strong, Christopher Kornegay, Jason (Grace) Kornegay; brother, Regino (Lani) Tagalicod; 8 grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday 11/4/14 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Waipio, Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

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