Tadashi Tojo

Published On April 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 16, 2015
Tadashi Tojo, 91, of Waianae, an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 522nd Battalion, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet H., three children, sisters Thelma Kimura and Elaine Otholt, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ofelia Basilio Tamayo

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March 21, 2015
Ofelia Basilio Tamayo, 61, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Loreto, mother Generosa Basilio, brothers Santiago and Cresencio, and sister Norma Agustin. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Family program: 9:30 a.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Annette Mahealani Ah Loo Sanchez

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March 9, 2015
Annette Mahealani Ah Loo Sanchez, 66, of Waianae, a retired Department of Defense employee, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Benjamin J., son Benjamin B.J., daughters Patricia Ann Sanchez-Harrell and Jamie Lynn Silva, sisters Karen A. Ironmoccasin and Becky L. Spillner, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:15 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Alfredo Mangiduyo Ramos

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April 16, 2015
Alfredo Mangiduyo Ramos, 92, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill irrigation worker, died at home. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mamerta; sons Jose, Samuel, Jay, Manuel and Ely; daughters Ofelia Guilliarmo and Amparo Coloma; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Interment: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Richard “Gang” Dennis Ragunton

Published On April 21st, 2015 -
RICHARD GANG DENNIS RAGUNTON Age 57, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 15, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born February 1, 1958 in Honolulu, HI. A retired independent contractor who previously served in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by son, Richard Dennis Ragunton, Jr.; daughters, Emily Jean (Robert) Quirantes, Jennifer Lynn Ragunton (Dylan Dane); brothers, Robert Alan Ragunton, Luis James (Marivic) Ragunton, Dwight Terrance Ragunton; sisters, Gwendolyn L. (Orlando) Barba, Linda (Ed) Lee, Laura Ferreira, Joanne (Fred) Strohlin, Pina (Romeo) Ramos; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m., Saturday (Apr. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Betsey Miyazaki Ono

Published On April 21st, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Betsey Miyazaki Ono, 87, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Anthony, daughter Gaylyn Nakatsuka and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 3 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Geraldine Jana Nichols

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March 30, 2015
Geraldine Jana Nichols, 83, of Kapolei. a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Gary and Terry, daughter Donna Soares, brothers Gilbert and Beau Arthur, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 28 at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Henry Edward Nelson

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April 12, 2015
Henry Edward “Hank” Nelson, 92, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Electric Co. mechanic and an Army veteran who served in the Philippine Campaign during World War II, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl, daughter Sandy Hanley, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples, Holy Cross Lawn. Casual attire.

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Agnes Gertrude Mello

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March 22, 2015
Agnes Gertrude Mello, 85, of Kaneohe, a receptionist for Environmental Consulting, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joaquin “Joey,” Paul and Denis; daughters Jacqueline “Snookie,” Lynda and Ann; brothers Joseph and Francis Vasconcellos; sisters Clotilda “Tillie” DeMello and Bernadette Souza; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Eulogy: 12:30 p.m. Mass: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Violet Seu Mau

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April 14, 2015
Violet Seu Mau, 92, of Honolulu, a retired elementary school teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David K.F., sister Hazel Fantz and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Hiroshi Mashiyama

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March 16, 2015
Hiroshi Mashiyama, 81, of Hilo, a retired electrical engineer for the Navy Public Works and a former state Highways Division employee, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Dee Lee, sons Ken and Keith, and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Christine Nee Moi Ling

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April 4, 2015
Christine Nee Moi Ling, 88, of Honolulu, a public health educator for the state Department of Health, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Alan M. and sister Juliette S.H. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kenneth M. Kusaka

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March 18, 2015
Kenneth M. Kusaka, 84, of Wahiawa, owner of Kenneth Kusaka Inc., died in Wahiawa. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by son Russell, daughter Susan, sisters Ethel Miyaguchi and Betty Matsumoto, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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William Enoka Kelii

Published On April 21st, 2015 -

May 2, 2014
William Enoka “Uncle Bino” Kelii, 75, of Honolulu, a retired heavy-equipment operator, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kainaliu, Hawaii. He is survived by son Bobby; daughter Laverne Yamaguchi; sisters Barbara Palmer, Jeanette Apiki and Frances Hudson; and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel.

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Matsuyo Kawate

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April 6, 2015
Matsuyo “Thelma” Kawate, 93, of Hilo, former proprietress of Kawate Seed Shop in Hilo, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Randy; daughters Karen Moyer, Laraine Yonemura, Maureen Izuno and Pearl Kawate-Sasaki; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Yuriko Kato

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April 9, 2015
Yuriko Kato, 93, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a homemaker and Kohala Nursery retiree, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Evelyn Ono, Charlotte Anami, Pat Hidano and Esther Osaki; sons Walter and Joey; brother Shotoku Nakasato; sisters Toshiko Kato, Tomie Miyashiro and Janet S. Kimura; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Joseph Kalani De Freitas Jr.

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March 30, 2015
Joseph Kalani De Freitas Jr., 70, of Honolulu, a driver and an Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christine; sons Joseph “Kalani” III, Ivan “Hoku,” Christopher, Kamuela and Iokepa; daughter Dionne; mother Pamela; brother Paul “Koi”; sisters Pamela McShane, Paulette Paaluhi, Penelope Kaneakua and Jacquelyn De Freitas; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Philip Limahana Hiapo Jr.

Published On April 21st, 2015 -

March 16, 2015
Philip Limahana Hiapo Jr., 59, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Gwendolyn and brother Jon Kalani. Private services.

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Walter Panila Kahiwa Jr.

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March 9, 2015
Walter Panila “Boy” Kahiwa Jr., 66, of Captain Cook and Milolii, Hawaii, a retired educator for Kamehameha Schools, Honaunau and Konawaena middle schools, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Napoopoo, Hawaii. He is survived by hanai son StevenKalei Kahiwa-Kakalia, hanai daughter SherrieBelinda Kahiwa-Kakalia, brothers Arnold and Keith, and sisters Brenda and Belinda. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahikolu Church. Additional services: 9 a.m. Sunday at Milolii Halau. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Monday.

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Beatrice Y. Jim

Published On April 21st, 2015 -

March 30, 2015
Beatrice Y. Jim, 91, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edward and Patrick, daughters Sandra Kirschner and Janice Ishiara, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Keith Ikaika Jantoc

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April 15, 2015
Keith Ikaika Jantoc, 25, of Mililani will be remembered in a celebration of life 5 p.m. Wednesday at New Hope Leeward, Kapolei. Green attire. Flowers welcome. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Sharon J., brother Kyle M. and grandparents Shizuko Jumawan and Reynaldo F. Sr. and Delores Jantoc.

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Yae Higa

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April 2, 2015
Yae “Ethel” Higa, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Scott Shoe Co. shoemaker, died at home. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by sons William S., Howard S. and Frederick H.; brothers Kenyu, Kenso and Morio Tokuda; sister Kiyo Matsuzaki; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sue S. Hashimoto

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March 8, 2015
Sue S. Hashimoto, 85, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Robert T. “Koshan,” daughter Roberta Miyahira, brothers Norito and Jay Yukutake, and sisters Carol Fujikami and Aiko Motogawa. Private services.

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Richard Isami Hanai

Published On April 21st, 2015 -
RICHARD ISAMI HANAI Age 88, of Aiea, HI, passed away February 18, 2015 in Aiea, HI. Born April 1, 1926 in Honolulu, HI. A WWII U.S. Army veteran. Retired after 46 years of service as a production control supervisor at Dole Cannery. He is survived by wife, Charlotte Yukie Hanai; son, Steven (Daphne) Hanai; daughters, Natalie (Leslie Ito) Hanai, Kathleen (Clayton Lee) Hanai- Lee, Shelly (Scott) Fukuyama; sisters, Doris Hanai, Florence Kiyoko (Morris) Umehira; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Saturday (Apr. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Soledad Santos Hall

Published On April 21st, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Soledad Santos Hall, 68, of Honolulu, a nurse, died. She was born in La Paz, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by son William; daughter Melissa Lambert; sisters Ruby and Luz Santos, and Nila Parker; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Soledad and Larry Hall Scholarship Fund, in care of Great Eastern Institute, La Paz, Tarlac, Philippines. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Yolanda Ann Galton

Published On April 21st, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Yolanda Ann Galton, 61, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ernest L. Jr., daughters Brandy Rae Lynn and JennaBea Christa, brother Alvin Raymond Sylva Jr., sister Alvina C. Sylva Miyasato and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Charles Francis Kaheleokalani Fernandes

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April 1, 2015
Charles Francis Kaheleokalani Fernandes, 69, of Honolulu, a shipper and receiver for Costco Hawaii Kai, a retired yield management specialist for Hawaiian Airlines and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Phyllis P., daughter Jenna “Kalei” and brothers Frank and Pakala. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Waialae Country Club. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Lei welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Edward Edison Fergerstrom

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April 11, 2015
Edward Edison Fergerstrom, also known as “Buddy” and Bob,” 82, of Hilo, a retired Hawaiian Tel construction supervisor, a koa woodworker and a Navy veteran, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Patricia, daughters Patti-Jo Fergerstrom-Tamashiro and Cindy Fergerstrom-Palea, son Patward, sister Eleanor Wong Chong, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous hanai grandchildren and hanai great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 Columbarium. Casual attire.

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Marylou Callo Corotan

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March 21, 2015
Mary Callo “Malou” Corotan, 56, of Honolulu, a Jr. and Lou Flower Shop employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Arthur, son Michael and daughters Hans and Liza. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kenny Simplicio Bosque

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March 11, 2015
Kenny Simplicio Bosque, 52, of Honolulu died in San Diego. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by brother Ronnie and sisters Laura Jugas and Cynthia Badayos. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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