Kay Kieko Yamamoto

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Feb. 22, 2015
Kay Kieko Yamamoto, 85, of Pearl City, a retired Maui County social worker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by sons Jeff and Ted, daughter Emi Miller, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Helen Shu Chun Woo

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Feb. 13, 2015
Helen Shu Chun Woo, 92, of Honolulu, a nurse, died at home. She was born in Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by son Daniel, daughters Lily Lu and Carolyn Bernard, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Wing Wah Wong

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Feb. 8, 2015
Wing Wah Wong, 84, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Indonesia. She is survived by daughter Wing Ying Ho, a brother, six sisters and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Patricia Ruth White

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Feb. 18, 2015
Patricia Ruth White, 82, of Kailua-Kona, a U.S. Postal Service window clerk, died. She was born in Pasadena, Calif. She is survived by sons Michael and Steven, daughter Cheryl Wilder, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sergio Pote Tuvera

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Feb. 2, 2015
Sergio Pote Tuvera, 88, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Dominidor, Loreto, Teofilo and Lino; daughters Estefania Tadena, Leonila Francisco, Cecilia Ferrer and Mely Tuvera; stepdaughter Virgie Ridao; adopted daughter Sheryl; brother Rafael; sister Dominga Cachola; 19 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Richard Jentoku Takara

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Feb. 6, 2015
Richard Jentoku Takara, 84, of Honolulu, a retired George’s Inn cook, retired Duty Free customer service representative and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Maluhia Hospital Long Term Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Charlene E. Matsuoka, sisters Nancy Takara and Helen Ajimine, and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Terry Sachiko Tagawa

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Jan. 27, 2015
Terry Sachiko Tagawa, 52, of Pearl City, an accountant for Lisa Kato, CPA, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Thomas “Hide” and Deanna M., brother Mark K. and sister Deborah M. Nakagawa. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Maxima Saturnio Sidiaren

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Jan. 29, 2015
Maxima Saturnio Sidiaren, 99, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Rolando, daughters Presentacion Pacariem and Clarina Esteban, 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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June Emiko Saito

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Jan. 30, 2015
June Emiko Saito, 89, of Wahiawa, a retired Hale Kula Elementary School cafeteria manager, died in Pearl City. She was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. She is survived by husband Richard K. “Primo,” sons Gary K. and Terry, daughters Arlene Stelzer and Christine Sabolsky, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Eileen Misae Pate

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Feb. 1, 2015
Eileen Misae Pate, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Eileen’s Beauty Shop hairstylist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She is survived by sons Glenn K. and Gary Takata, daughters Amy M. Nielsen and Joann M. Brenan, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Leatrice S. Ota

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Feb. 20, 2015
Leatrice S. Ota, 70, of Honolulu, a retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Grant Sawai and sisters Pauline Hirohata and Susan Goya. Private services.

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Tomoki Osato

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Feb. 2, 2015
Tomoki Osato, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Chanel Boutique Store sales associate, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by husband Lloyd, daughters Sharleen Asada and Jo Ann Stewart, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Honolulu Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Walter Nunokawa

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Feb. 11, 2015
Walter Nunokawa, 87, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii professor, UH Board of Regents member and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Lee Putnam, mother of his children Joyce, sons Jeff and Scott, daughter Jill, brother Clarence Suzuki and three grandchildren. Services: 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at Honolulu Elks Lodge. No flowers.

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Samuel Seiji Nakasone

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Feb. 5, 2015
Samuel Seiji Nakasone, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply microbiologist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Virginia Y.; son Mark S.; brothers Harry Y., Thomas J. and Roddy C.; sisters Tsuruko Teruya, Nancy H. Goya, Sadie S. Honda, Dorothy F. Toguchi and May H. Nakasone; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Masaaki Nakamura

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Feb. 1, 2015
Masaaki “Mako” Nakamura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance worker for the Department of Transportation’s Airport Division and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kona. He is survived by a wife and numerous children and grandchildren. Private services.

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Corrine Kananiokekapahaukea Murray

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Feb. 20, 2015
Corrine Kananiokekapahaukea Murray, 57, of Hilo, a housekeeper at Hilo Lagoon Hotel and Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband John Jr.; son Chamese “Ku” Keliikoa; daughters Zafurine “Pua” and Avina “Vini” Keliikoa; stepson Christopher; mother Lenore VanGieson-Serrao; brothers William II and Van Warren; sisters Celeste Leach, Sharlyn Kelly and Lenise Warren; two grandchildren; and eight stepgrandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Perfecto Jara Mercado

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Dec. 22, 2014
Perfecto Jara Mercado, 68, of Kau, Hawaii, an employee at Kau Sugar and Macadamia Nut Co. in Pahala, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon S.; sons Rey S. and Razol; daughters Reynie Calumpit and Rose S. Mercado; brothers Bernardino J., Francisco J. and Jesus J.; sisters Constancia M. Serdenia, Lucena M. and Lydia M. Seruno, and Merly M. Salazar; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. All-night vigil: 5 p.m. Friday at the family residence, Mamalahoa Highway No. 11 in Naalehu, Hawaii. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Assembly of God Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Howell Kaliula Mahoe

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Feb. 13, 2015
Howell Kaliula Mahoe, 82, of Kailua, a post engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Walter K. and Howell K. “Chinky” Jr.; daughter Johannah “Kehau” Gerona; stepsons Rob and Guy Oyadomari; stepdaughters Elizabeth Talaeai, Roberta Akana, Gina Umetsu and Lynn Benoza; adopted daughter Malia Bajet; brother Robert Y.H. Wong Sr.; sister Mary Kontai Y. Hom; half brothers Frank W., Nicholas P. and Joseph L. Leuck; half sisters Katherine H. Bishop, Thelma K. Madali, Betty H. Minich, Ruth N. Manaois and Wilhelmina M. Copeland; 24 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mieko Maemura

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Feb. 5, 2015
Mieko Maemura, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Hatsuo; daughters Betty C. Tong, Linda H. Tom, June M. Yoshihiro, Karen H. Ouchi and Debra A. Nakamura; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Edward Elia Lee Sr.

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Feb. 3, 2015
Edward Elia “Eke” Lee Sr., 81, of Kaneohe, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and Bechtel procurement manager, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie K.; sons Palama and Eddie Jr.; daughter Olani; brothers Mona, Tubby and Ilima Kalama; sister Naomi Kalama; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 6 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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Edna Leilani Lai Hipp

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Jan. 20, 2015
Edna Leilani Lai Hipp, 89, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Telcom retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Reinhardt D. Sr., Gilbert J. and Sydney T.; daughter Lisa H. Agena; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Chieko Kokubun

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Feb. 1, 2015
Helen Chieko Kokubun, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired federal government purchasing agent, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Dorrine Kitamura, Arlene Okumura and Annette Wong; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Patricia Hatsumi Kodani

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Jan. 31, 2015
Patricia Hatsumi Kodani, 72, of Hilo, a retired secretary at the former Liberty House in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ty and Marc, brother Ronald Maesaka and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Kiyoshi Kimura

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Jan. 20, 2015
Kiyoshi Kimura, 86, of Honolulu, a Foremost Dairies retiree and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by daughter Debra Kikuta, sisters Elaine Ueoka and Emi Takaki, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Miyo Hiroshige

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Jan. 6, 2015
Miyo Hiroshige, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by sons Albert R. and Stanley K.; daughters Naomi Hiroshige Born and Amy and Mari Ann Hiroshige; brothers Toichiro, Fujio and Hideaki Yanaka; sister Yaeko Yanaka; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Masaru Hiraoka

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Feb. 22, 2015
Masaru Hiraoka, 99, of Honolulu, a retired construction estimator, died at home. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Julian Soriano Hernandez

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Feb. 12, 2015
Julian Soriano Hernandez, 83, of Kahuku, a laborer, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Ballesteros, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eliza; sons Robert, Rudy, Aurelio “Rolly” and Arnold “Ped”; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Roch Catholic Church, Kahuku. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com. Updated information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Harriet Ann Ropp Harris

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Feb. 10, 2015
Harriet Ann Ropp Harris, 71, of Ewa Beach, a church rectorina, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Sydney, Neb. She is survived by daughters Dawn K. Yadao, Hope R. Hastriter and Brooke S. Woffard; stepdaughter Leslie H. Grayson; brothers Daniel Gehrig, Joseph K. and John E. Ireland; sisters Merry L. Ireland Wolter and Kathleen Ireland; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Services at noon. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Tommie Clifton Hamner

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Jan. 28, 2015
Tommie Clifton Hamner, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster coordinator and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hawaii Kai Retirement Center. He was born in Lubbock, Texas. He is survived by wife Amy, son David, seven siblings, two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Takako Fujitani

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Jan. 5, 2015
Betty Takako Fujitani, 85, of Hawaii, a seamstress, died in Hawaii. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sisters Kazumi Nakanishi, Kiseko Ishii, Toshiko Lim, Lyann Hasama and Hiromi Furuta. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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