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John C. Aipolani

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May 10, 2011
John C. “Papa” Aipolani, 84, of Waianae, a retired Globe Train and Jona’s Trucking truck driver, and an Army and Air Force veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by sons Rudy Nao, Gordon Momon, and John Jr., Miles and Jason Aipolani; daughters Abigail Kahaloa, Doreen Kea and Deborah Aipolani; brothers Samuel, Peter, Alex and Earl and Walter Aipolani, Neil Waikiki, and Eric, Robert, Lamond and Cranston Kanakaole; sisters Violet Kulukulualani, Helen Konohia and Estelle Kaahanui; 25 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at United Gospel Fellowship Church, Mililani. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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FERMINA BAYYA AQUINO

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FERMINA BAYYA AQUINO

Age 88, of Waipahu, passed away May 24, 2011 at Liliha Health Care Center. Born May 12, 1923 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.

She is survived by sons, Virgilio (Angelina) Aquino, Raymundo (Aurora) Aquino of Philippines, Amante (Erlinda) Aquino of Philippines, Florentino (Melinda) Aquino Jr. of Philippines, Florentino (Benedicta) Aquino II; daughter, Milagros (Reynante) Ben; 17 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday June 12 2011 at St. Philomina Church 3300 Ala Laulani St., service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9:30 a.m. Monday June 13 2011 at the Church, Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Steven Magno Baqui

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May 15, 2011
Steven Magno Baqui, 82, of Aiea died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Rosalina; sons Richard, David and Steven Jr.; daughter Sheila; brothers Douglas, Gilbert, Jose and Mac; sisters Jane Baqui and Carol Mazon; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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GEORGE “SCOTTY” BRAUN

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GEORGE “SCOTTY” BRAUN

Lifelong Punchbowl resident, George Braun, aka Pops and Poppi, 76, went to heaven on May 30, 2011, at home with his family by his side. He was met in heaven by his grandparents, father, brother, and dog Beauty. He was born in Honolulu on June 25, 1934, to David and Elsie (Lemes) Braun. He was a proud member of the 1952 class of Roosevelt High School. After graduation he joined the U.S. Coast Guard. In 1955 was employed at Hickam A.F.B. and remained there as a warehouse foreman until his retirement in 1990. In October 1957, he met the love of his life Winona Kuulei Kekona, and they were married on May 3, 1958. George was a devoted father to his 3 children and would do anything for them. He was an avid mountainball player known for his sky high pitching, and also competitively played bowling and horseshoes. He was a dedicated member of the Ancient Order of Foresters, Court Camoes #8110, where he was known for his ‘true stories’. George was most happy spending time at home with his family, telling jokes and eating sweets. His grandchildren and great-grandchildren always put the biggest smile on his face. He loved his family and always said yes to anything they asked of him. He will be deeply missed and remembered by his Wife: Winona; Mother: Elsie; Son: George ‘Mike’ (Darlene), Daughters: Claire (Darryl), and Karyn (Casey); Nephew: Kawika; Grandchildren: Kekai, Kahea ‘Sis’, Josh, Jared, Micah, and Holden; Great-Grandchildren: Hayven, Treyse, Jayden, Kahanu, Deanarose, and Donny. Online condolences at: http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/ dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx? n=George-Braun&lc=4873& pid=151441597&mid=4694079. Visitation: Monday, June 13, 2011, from 11am at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Validated parking at 1188 Bishop Street, Honolulu. Memorial Mass to follow at 12noon. Graveside Service at 2:15 pm at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Kimberly Sue Clark

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May 21, 2011
Kimberly Sue Clark, 55, of Haleiwa, a proprietor of Clark’s Petroleum Parts and Services, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by sons Abraham Clark and Bernard Halama Jr., daughter Jade Halama, hanai son Jason Lobrillo and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Haleiwa Beach Park.

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Catherine May Frandsen

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June 3, 2011
Catherine May Frandsen, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Washington, D.C. She is survived by sons Henry “Hank” and Fred, daughter Earline, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Graveside inurnment services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery.

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Goichi Furusho

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June 2, 2011
Goichi Furusho, 93, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired C. Brewer Macadamia Farms irrigation maintenance technician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alice; son Neal; daughters Karleen Shibuya, Lois Ajimine and Jo-Ann Furusho; sister Haruko Tachiwada; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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William J. Herbert

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May 30, 2011
William J. “Jack” Herbert, 88, of Kahului, a former Ameron HC&D maintenance superintendant at its Kapaa Quarry location on Oahu and an Army Air Corps staff sergeant who served in the European Theater during World War II, died. He was born in Watsonville, Calif. He is survived by wife Gene- vieve L., son John W. and daughter Carolyn M. Roback. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Alli Jonwai

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May 13, 2011
Alli Jonwai, 34, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kwajalein, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Daihann, sons Damien and Jetro, daughter Elizabeth, parents Lonkelen and Elizabeth Jemwai, brothers Sniter and Demus Jemwai, sisters Carline Mwaiulfil and Hannity Jemwai, and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Helen Hanako Kuroiwa

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May 27, 2011
Helen Hanako Kuroiwa, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Rodney K., sisters Haruko Morishita and Beatrice F. Ramutap, three grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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RAYMOND KEALOHAOKALANI LUI

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RAYMOND KEALOHAOKALANI LUI

Raymond Kealohaokalani Lui, also known as Raymond K. Pae, 91, of Kailua, passed away on June 1, 2011in Kailua Hospice Care Home. He was born on February 12, 1920 in Honolulu Hawaii, and graduated from McKinley High School, class of 1939. Former employee of Hawaiian Dredging, Hawaiian Water Chlorination, and a retired employee from Board of Water Supply 1949-1974. He is survived by his children, Joseph-Raymond K. Lui (Agnes), Henry C. Lui (Sharon), Violet Lui-Frank (David), Isaac S. Lui (Suzanne), Adam P. Lui (Anna), Allan Lui (partner, Kehau), Helen Stone, mother of his children, Dawn Lui, mother of three of his grandchildren; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren. Our Daddy/Grandpa loved us and we loved him right back. Services to be held at Borthwick Mortuary, Nuuanu on June 11, 2011. Visitation from 10:30 to 12:30. Services from 12:30 to 2:00. Burial 3:00 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha Attire.

RAYMOND KEALOHAOKALANI LUI

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RAYMOND KEALOHAOKALANI LUI

Raymond Kealohaokalani Lui, also known as Raymond K. Pae, 91, of Kailua, passed away on June 1, 2011in Kailua Hospice Care Home. He was born on February 12, 1920 in Honolulu Hawaii, and graduated from McKinley High School, class of 1939. Former employee of Hawaiian Dredging, Hawaiian Water Chlorination, and a retired employee from Board of Water Supply 1949-1974. He is survived by his children, Joseph-Raymond K. Lui (Agnes), Henry C. Lui (Sharon), Violet Lui-Frank (David), Isaac S. Lui (Suzanne), Adam P. Lui (Anna), Allan Lui (partner, Kehau), Helen Stone, mother of his children, Dawn Lui, mother of three of his grandchildren; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren. Our Daddy/Grandpa loved us and we loved him right back. Services to be held at Borthwick Mortuary, Nuuanu on June 11, 2011. Visitation from 10:30 to 12:30. Services from 12:30 to 2:00. Burial 3:00 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha Attire.

MASAYUKI MORIOKA

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MASAYUKI MORIOKA

Age 75, of Honolulu, passed away May 11, 2011 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born December 4, 1935 in Puunene, Maui. Masayuki was a material expediter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

He is survived by brother, Norman Morioka of Maui; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday June 12, 2011 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No monetary offerings please.

Akiyoshi Nakamura

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June 1, 2011
Akiyoshi Nakamura, also known as “Aki” and “Archie,” 92, of Honolulu, a retired construction plumber for Local 675 Plumbers Union, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose; sons Gary, Russell, Thomas and Timothy; daughter Lynn Shiroma; and a grandchild. Private services for close friends and family: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Flora Caluya Narito

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May 21, 2011
Flora Caluya Narito, 88, of Kahului, a Lahaina Shores housekeeper, died in San Diego. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Richard, Steven, Lawrence and Raymond Garalde, and Franklin Narito; daughters Jane Primicias and Francine Narito; brother Frederico Caluya; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Lulu Dias Nobriga

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May 29, 2011
Lulu Dias “Vovo” Nobriga, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Audrey Condon and Alberta Montero, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Torayo (Minatodani) Nomura

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TORAYO (MINATODANI) NOMURA

Torayo Nomura of Honolulu, 95, passed away peacefully at home on June 1, 2011. Born on Jan. 5, 1916 in Honolulu, she worked for Malihini Sportswear as a seamstress and was an active member of Nichigobu Ministry of Nu’uanu Congregational Church. She was preceeded in death by her daughter, Francine
(Alan) Doi, and grandson, Jeremy Doi, her parents and all of her 9 siblings.

She is survived by her loving husband of 69 1/2 years, Walter Tetsuo Nomura; son, Andrew (Nora) Nomura; daughters, Faith (John) Burgess of California and Anita Steigerwald; son-in-law, Alan Doi; 9 grandchildren: Christina (Matt) McMichael, Johanna (Joe) Hart, David Burgess, Micah Steigerwald, Peter Steigerwald, Ryan Nomura, Evan Nomura, Jessica Doi & Amanda Doi; and 4 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life will be held on Sat., July 2, 2011 at Nu’uanu Congregational Church, U.C.C. Visitation at 3:00 pm. Service at 4:00 pm. Casual attire; no flowers, please.

George Nelson Ku‘ualoha Oana

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May 29, 2011
George Nelson Ku‘ualoha Oana, 83, of Honolulu and Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Air Force master sergeant and a real estate agent in Honolulu, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, Hilo. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Louis, William and Brooks; daughters Tulane Sanchez, Robina N. Subiono, Arma Oana, Deena Hurwitz and Leilani Ulu; brothers Francis and John Reis, and Melvin Pomroy; 32 grandchildren; and 49 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Additional visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, 2233 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu. Services: 7 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. June 15 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flower lei welcome.

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Fernanda S. Saniatan

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June 5, 2011
Fernanda S. Saniatan, 88, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a retired housekeeper, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Basilio; daughters Simplicia “Simple” Tugade, Wilma and Nenita Puruganan, and Peth Limpert; sons Larry and Tony; brother Aurelio Sopapo; sisters Duarola Soto, Clana Bantog, Juana Savellano, Candra Sevillija and Margarita Florento; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo, Kauai. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

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LAWRENCE SATOSHI SHIMAMURA

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LAWRENCE SATOSHI SHIMAMURA

Age 78, of Honolulu, passed away June 3, 2011 at St. Francis Hospice. Born August 23, 1932 in Honolulu. Lawrence retired as an electrician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 51.

He is survived by daughter, Dayle Y. Shimamura of San Diego, California; brother, Ralph Shimamura; sister, Betty Kajiyama; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Monday June 13 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 6 p.m. Casual Attire.

Feliciano Valdez Mamaclay Sr.

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April 16, 2011
Feliciano Valdez Mamaclay Sr., 91, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marcela R., sons Patricio R. and Felciano R. Jr., daughters Fe Memaclay-Marcelino and Marcelita Mamaclay-Rita, and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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GWENDOLYN STERLING

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GWENDOLYN STERLING

A funeral Mass will be held for Gwendolyn Miriam Sterling, 82 of Chico, CA June 7, 2011 at 10A.M. at St Augustin of Canterbury Anglican Church. She passed away on Friday June 3, 2011 in Chico, CA.

Gwen was born May 7, 1929 to Jack and Constance Botelho in Honolulu, Hawaii. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1947 and in 1952 she graduated from the University of Hawaii. Gwen was employed by Hawaiian Airlines and Central Union Church Preschool before going to work in Dean’s office at Punahou School. After retiring she relocated to Chico to be near family.

Her survivors include her husband James V. Sterling Jr. of Chico; two sons James “Kimo” (Carolyn) of Colorado, Jack (Darien) of Chico; two daughters, Gayle (Tony) Souza of Wahiawa, Hawaii, Pamela (Bill) Boker of O’Fallon, MO; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Donations may be made in her memory to the Salvation Army in care of the Brusie Funeral Home. Condolences can be made online at www.BrusieFH.com

NORMAN SEITOKU TAKUSHI

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NORMAN SEITOKU TAKUSHI

Age 77, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away May 3, 2011 in Pearl City. Born February 3, 1934 in Ewa, Hawaii. Retired Union and State of Hawaii Department of Accounting & General Services carpenter.

He is survived by son, Glenn S. Takushi; daughters, Lori Ann (Brian) Mizoshiri, Cheryl (Wayne) Naholowaa; 5 grandchildren; brother, Wallace (Frances) Takushi; sisters-in-law, Yoshiko Takushi, May Takushi; former wife, Eleanor Arakaki.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (June 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Victoriano Villatora

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June 4, 2011
Victoriano Villatora, 76, of Lihue, a Lihue Plantation retiree and a Grove Farm employee, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by the mother of his children, Leonora V. Alama; sons Mario, Peter, Joseph, Robert, Philip and Jon; daughters Geneva Villatora, Leonora Luczon, Cecelia Gomez, Victoria Gabriel, Bernadette Perreira and Christine Aqui; brothers Benjamin Villatora, and Doug, Tony and Frank Nadarisay; sisters Gloria Caberto, Diane Vierra, Florence Alviar, Julia Lopez, Dolly Alimboyoguen and Mery Inez; 68 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church, Kapaia, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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Fusayo Shinagawa Whaley

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May 17, 2011
Fusayo Shinagawa Whaley, 95, of Kaneohe, a former owner of South Pacific Restaurant and Lounge, and a city retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kanani and Nui, daughter Mapuana Evjen, brother John Shinagawa, 10 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: noon. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

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Pauline Masako Wong

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May 6, 2011
Pauline Masako Wong, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Glenn and Lyle; brothers Masahide, Hiroshi and Nobu Yamauchi; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Clifford Fai Young

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May 15, 2011
Clifford Fai Young, 93, of Honolulu, a retired architect doing business as Clifford F. Young Associates and a retired Army lieutenant colonel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Laura; sons Terrence and Colin; daughters Neysa and Elise Young, and Celia Kaucic; and six grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and The Contemporary Museum. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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