Stephen Paul Vierra, “Steve”

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
Stephen Paul Vierra, STEPHEN PAUL VIERRA, STEVE Stephen Paul Vierra, 67, passed away on December 31, 2016 at Straub Clinic & Hospital. He is survived by wife Linda; daughter, Nicole Vierra-Agno (Shawn); sisters, Linda and Nettie Vierra; Granddaughter, Nevaeh Agno. Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Diamond Head Memorial Chapel. Visitation 5:00 pm, service 6:00 pm. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

Kenneth Shoji Abe

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
69, passed away in Honolulu, where he was born and retired as an auto mechanic. He is predeceased by his father, Albert Isamu Abe; survived by his mother, Toshiko Abe; sister, June Motokawa; and two brothers Robert and James with many nieces and nephews with their children. Private services will be held at the SOTO Mission of Hawaii on Nuuanu Avenue at 10:30 am on January 21, 2017. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Eduardo Fontanilla Coloma

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
68, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Monday, December 12, 2016 He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Sheila Mahealani Ili Deal

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
62, of Hauula, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Monday, January 2, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:00 am; Services: 10:00 am on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Hauula Congregational Church.
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Prescilla Emerita Dilipou

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
45, of Aiea, Hawaii, died at Kuakini Medical Center on Friday, January 13, 2017. She was born in Saipan. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary and Chapel.
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Brent Thomas Evans

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
52, of Waianae, Hawaii, died at the Queen's Medical Center-West on Sunday, January 8, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary Chapel.
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Dorothy Freitas

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
Dorothy Freitas94, passed away on January 8, 2017. Dorothy was born in Honolulu on May 30, 1922. She was a graduate of Sacred Hearts Academy, and attended the University of Hawaii. She was married to George Freitas on June 7, 1942. Dorothy was a bookkeeper and an avid early childhood educator and advocate. She and her husband enjoyed traveling, their membership with the Elks Club, and their activities in the St. Pius X Parish. Dorothy is survived by her children, George (Elizabeth), and Doreen (Steve) Holton, her five grandchildren and her five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Walter and Herbert, and her sister Jeanette. She was preceded in death by her father Roal Dos Santos and her mother Mary, along with three sisters and a brother and her husband. Celebration of life will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at St. Pius X Parish, 2821 Lowery Ave. Honolulu 96822. Visitation 10:45 AM, Service 12 PM. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Donald Masao Fujii

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
Donald Masao Fujii78, passed away on December 16, 2016 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu and graduated from Kaimuki High School and the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Donald was an administrator at the University of Hawaii, retiring in 1996. He is survived by wife, Jacqueline, son, Donohue (Susan), daughter Jarilyn (Gordon), four grandchildren, brothers, Larry (Jeannie) and Alan, and sisters, Beatrice, Betty and Noreen (Michael). A Celebration of Life at Olivet Baptist Church, January 21, 2017; Visitation: 9:00 am; Services: 11:00 am. Aloha attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Jon Masaki Hatakenaka

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
56, of Honolulu, Hawaii died in Honolulu on Sunday, December 4, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. Private services held.
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James “Jim” J.K. Nishimura, Jr.

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
80, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Saturday, January 7, 2017. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. Private services were held.
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Ilaisaane Tuamoheloa Latu

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
78, of Wahiawa, Hawaii died in Wahiawa on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Visitation: 8:00a.m.; Services: 10:00a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Waipahu. Burial: 1:30p.m. at Laie Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Apolinario “Ponar” Malvar Medrano

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
83, of Waianae, Hawaii, died in Ewa Beach on Saturday, December 17, 2016. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. ; on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Services: 8:30 a.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waianae. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Yukie “Helen” Nagata

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
98, of Honolulu, Hawaii formerly of Hilo, died in Honolulu on Monday, January 2, 2017. She was born in Ninole-North Hilo. Private services held.
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Earl Wayne Overman

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
Earl Wayne Overman67, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Honolulu, and was welcomed in to the kingdom of Heaven on December 5, 2016. He was born on May 31, 1949, to Rez Patterson & Faydene Overman, both of whom have preceded him to Heaven. He grew up in his beloved community of Pleasant Hill, and later resided in Burlington, NC before living out his dream by relocating to Waikiki Beach in the early 90's. As founder of Aloha Hawaiian Vacations, he was a pioneer of the Hawaii travel industry, creating and designing "all-inclusive Hawaii packages", of which he always gave the credit and glory to God. His true passion was his family, and he is survived by his wife Deborah, daughter Haven and son-in-law Andrew Bollinger, son Joseph Overman and daughter-in-law Jade, grand- children Avaliyah, Zavien, Zyan and Angelina and sisters Darlene Gerringer and Barbara Coble. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on January 21, at 10:30am at Waikiki Baptist Church, 424 Kuamoo St, Honolulu. For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16 KJV Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Daisy Pong Wa Park

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
87, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died in Pearl City on Saturday, December 17, 2016. She was born in Waialua. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
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Benjamin “Benny” Rivera

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
57, of Kohala, Hawaii, died in Kohala on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. He was born in Kohala. Celebration of Life: 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Keokea Beach Park in North Kohala.
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Monalisa Pomele Sapini

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
65, of North Las Vegas, died in Las Vegas on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Visitation: 4:00 p.m.; Services: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2017 at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Honolulu. Burial: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Mililani Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Lawrence M. Francisco, Sr.

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
84, of Hawi, Hawaii, died in Kamuela, Hawaii on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. He was born in Honaunau. Visitation: 8:00 a.m.; Mass: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi. Burial at Hawi County Cemetery.
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Dayvina J.K. Taitague-Laforga

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
DAYVINA J.K. TAITAGUE- LAFORGA Born May 4, 1971 in Honolulu, "Vina" passed away peacefully in Aiea surrounded by family & friends on Dec. 14, 2016. Raised in Aiea, graduate of Aiea High School 1989. Survived by husband, Eddy Laforga Jr; children, Hoku'okalani, Mahealani, Pono, & Kamakoa; Parents, Patricia Suniga; Ralph Suniga; sister Kera Lee 'Keili' (Tyson) Faria, grandmother Maria Suniga; brother Zachary Suniga; sisters Jazmine Suniga, Natalia Sandoval. Celebration services on Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Park Mauka Chapel, visitation 9:30 -2pm; Service at 11am.

Dayvina Justine Kahaunaniomaunakea Taitague-Laforga

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
45, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Aiea on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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George Uesato

Published On January 19th, 2017 -
91, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Thursday, January 12, 2017. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. Visitation: 4:30PM; Services: 5:00PM on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel.
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