Laura Fusae Aono

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Sept. 21, 2016
Laura Fusae Aono, 92, of Waipahu, a retired Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Realtor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. Private services.

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Salome Balisacan Balisacan

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Aug. 20, 2016
Salome Balisacan Balisacan, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Pacita B. Agpaoa and Perlina B. Baguio; brother Francisco B. Balisacan; sisters Floradina B. Ganotisi, Felicidad B. Calabucal and Fortunata B. Dumayas; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condo- lences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Kurtis James Grandalen

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Sept. 3, 2016
Kurtis James Grandalen, 51 of Kapo- lei, a Veterans Affairs program assistant and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Cooperstown, N.D. He is survived by sons James K. and Justin K., parents Ronald and Linda, brothers Steven and David, and former wife Michelle. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Conrado Herrera

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Sept. 16, 2016
Conrado Herrera, 82, of Waianae died. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosalia, sons Roy Talaeai and Bong Zaratan, and daughters Alicia H. Talaeai and Adora Herrera. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Asako Ishimoto

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Sept. 3, 2016
Asako Ishimoto, 97, of Honolulu, owner and proprietor of Ishimoto Fish Market, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by daughters Karen and Charlene, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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BETTY KRAININ

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$nameBETTY KRAININ Betty Krainin, a successful New York fashion model, died peacefully at home with her daughter by her side. She was 90 years old. Having moved to Hawaii in the early 1960s with her photographer husband Ewing, they traveled the world while she also wrote articles for Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Services to be held in Coopers Mills, ME.

MARGARET “MARGIE” LOPEZ

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MARGARET MARGIE LOPEZ Age 85, of Hilo, HI. passed away August 16, 2016 in Hilo, HI. Born June 22, 1931 in Lanai City, HI. She was a former bartender at Top Hat and was formerly employed by Maunaloa Mac Nuts & Marians Catering. She is survived by sons, Manuel Agcalon, Rocky Agcalon, Elias Agcalon, Jr.; daughters, Priscilla (Dean) Banks, Cynthia (Cornelio) Edra, Ramona (Roger) Panzer; brothers, John (Quincie) Martinez, Paul Martinez; sister, Linda Martinez; and numerous grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Sept. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 10:15 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Eufrocina Primitiva Borja Mariano

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Aug. 24, 2016
Eufrocina Primitiva Borja Mariano, 87, of Downey, Calif., a retired University of Hawaii custodian and a schoolteacher, died in Downey. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Milan; daughters Josephine Agbayani, Corazon Toledo, Melani Beauchamp and Sunny Joy Mariano; stepson Liberato Jr.; stepdaughters Chita Badua and Jolly Leanio; adopted daughter Shantelle; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Claire Teruye Matsumoto

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Sept. 9, 2016
Claire Teruye Matsumoto, 91, of Honolulu, a registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Noboru, son Mark, daughter Gloria Higa, sister Florence T. Sakae and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Walter Aleong Mokulehua

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Aug. 13, 2016
Walter Aleong Mokulehua, 68, of Kailua, a retired manager for ABC Stores in Hawaii, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kaala, sons Kevin and Jonah P., daughter Kristi K., brothers John and Joey, sister Geri Nomura and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Services to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com.

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Tsuyuko Monette

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Sept. 15, 2016
Tsuyuko “Joyce” Monette, 87, of Koloa, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Saga-ken, Japan. She is survived by son Patrick and a grandchild. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Sept. 30 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Casual attire.

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Kenneth Kaname Nitta

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Sept. 6, 2016
Kenneth Kaname “Ampan” Nitta, 81, of Ewa Beach, an employee of the City & County of Honolulu Refuse Division in Pearl City, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Rosita, brothers George and Thomas, and sisters Ichiyo Koga and Alice Asato. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 30 at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Irene Betty Pacheco

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Sept. 16, 2016
Irene Betty Pacheco, 93, of Hilo, a retired Kaumana Drive Baptist Church Keikiland Preschool teacher’s aide, died at home. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Arlene Gali and Donna Tanimura, brother Robert Liborio, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 30 at Church of the Holy Cross, 440 W. Lanikaula St., Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Daniel John Quan

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Sept. 15, 2016
Daniel John Quan, 59, of Honolulu, self-employed, died in Hono- lulu. He was born in California. He is survived by son Kekai, former wife Sherie Hitchcock and companion Rhonda Neves. Services at a later date.

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Ludrigo Sanchez

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Sept. 1, 2016
Ludrigo “Deigo” Sanchez, 79, of Kailua, a Kalama Services power plant mechanic, a distillation mechanic for Johnston and Enewetak atolls, and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Francine A.; son Ludrigo Jr.; daughter Dawn Skinner; brothers Rodney, Arcadio and Robin; sisters Alohalinda Sheldon and Pearly Esperas; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Eulogy: 10:15 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane- ohe. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Tamotsu Sasaki

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May 23, 2016
Tamotsu Sasaki, 92, of Honolulu, an Army private first class who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. No survivors. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: ballard familymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Sueko Shimahara

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Sept. 17, 2016
Sueko Shimahara, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by husband Toshio, and daughters Emi Hirono and Yuri Shimahara. Private services.

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Raymond Chiyuki Someda

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Aug. 24, 2016
Raymond Chiyuki Someda, 93, of Honolulu, a retired foreman for the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Food Science Department and an Army veteran, died in Lunalilo Home. He was born in Pakala, Kauai. He is survived by son Anson S., daughter Shirley A. Maeshiro, two brothers, four sisters, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lawrence Paul Spinelli

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Sept. 14, 2016
Lawrence Paul Spinelli, 65, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a photographer, died in Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. He was born in Clearfield, Pa. He is survived by mother Flora, and brothers Ron and Joe. Private services. For information, call Linda Grimes at 328-2457.

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Shizuo Sumida

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Sept. 10, 2016
Shizuo “Larry” Sumida, 91, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired electrical superintendent for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yoshino “Doris,” sons Warren and Myles, daughter Lori Kunihiro, sisters Ritsuko Olson and Itsuko Nakagawa, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Patricia Ann Tavares

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Sept. 2, 2016
Patricia Ann Tavares, 74, of Kailua, a First Insurance Co. of Hawaii employee in the Accounting Department, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Debbie Au and Daneil Chinen. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu. com.

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Grace Shizuko Uno

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Sept. 14, 2016
Grace Shizuko Uno, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center secretary, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. She was born in Long Beach, Calif. She is survived by sons Joseph P. and Thomas A., daughter Barbara U. Harada, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ai Unten

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Sept. 3, 2016
Ai Unten, 85, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Makawao, Maui. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu. com.

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ALDRICH “AJ” VISITACION

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$nameALDRICH AJ VISITACION Age 37, of Makakilo passed away Sept. 11, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born Dec. 20, 1978 in Honolulu. Graduated from St. Louis School Class of 1996. He was employed by Alaka'i Mechanical as a plumber. He is survived by parents, Alfredo and Emma; sister Bernadette Visitacion-Sumida; maternal grandma, Virginia Cadiente. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Monday (Sept. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran