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AARON TAKASHI ADACHI

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AARON TAKASHI ADACHI
August 7, 2011

Aaron Takashi Adachi, 55, of Pearl City, a former Family Food Hawaii sales/ merchandising representative, died at Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu.

He is survived by parents Thomas T. and Dora K.; and sister Ann E. and brother-in-law Ronald Lee. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday, August 20, 2011, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha Attire.

Mollie Young Aloiau

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Aug. 8, 2011
Mollie Young Aloiau, 76, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for Shoso Kagawa Architect, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edwin, Walter and Alan; stepdaughters Audrey Aloiau and Sharon Kajiwara; brother Randolph Young; sister JoAnn Chock; two grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Buddhist services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Wenceslao Tapia Ancheta

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Aug. 1, 2011
Wenceslao Tapia Ancheta, 101, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance employee for the U.S. Postal Service in Honolulu, died. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eugenia S. and numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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PAUL S. BANTLEY

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PAUL S. BANTLEY

WORCESTER- Paul S. Bantley, 46, of Worcester, formerly of Honolulu died Wednesday, August 10, 2011 after a courageous battle with an illness. He leaves his wife and best friend of 16 years, Mikako Fukagawa; his mother, Patricia (Stevens) Bantley; two sisters, Mary J.B. Ku and her husband, Arnold, and their three children and Kathy Bantley and her partner, Kelly O’Connell. He was predeceased by his father, Joseph J. Bantley. Donations can be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology Inpatient Unit, Louis E. Silverman Dept of Nursing, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.brittonfunealhomes.com.

Francisca R.G. Berganio

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July 28, 2011
Francisca R.G. “Francing” Berganio, 80, of Hilo, a retired Naniloa Hotel housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Rosario, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Karen Crutchfield and Miriam Astrande; sisters Teresita “Teresing” Godin, Esther L. Reyes, Rosalina “Saling” Galope, Azucena “Susie” Sanchez, Lolita “Lita” Toloza and Salvacion “Vacion” Villanueva; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 21 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

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Aly Kawaipuna Christian

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Aug. 6, 2011
Aly Kawaipuna Christian, 91, of Anahola, Kauai, a state meat inspector and co-owner of Anahola Hawaiian Foods, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Gladys, son Eric, four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Cemetery.

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Eleanor Puanani Kan-Hai Dacanay

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July 19, 2011
Eleanor Puanani Kan-Hai Dacanay, 52, of Kahului, a Tri-Isle Inc. heavy-equipment operator, died at home. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by husband Paul; daughter Paula; mother Elizabeth Kan-Hai; brothers Boniface and Isaac Kan-Hai; sisters Roberta M. Kealoha, Ruth N. Kan-Hai and Elizabeth Pszyk; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mary Eileen Drury

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July 1, 2011
Mary Eileen Drury, 83, of Mililani died in Kapolei. She was born in New York, N.Y. She is survived by son John K., daughter Mary E. Alvior and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Dewey H. Eberly

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Aug. 9, 2011
Dewey H. Eberly, 80, of Kahului, a retired Army Reserve lieutenant colonel and a state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands project manager, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Erika, sons Wayne K.H. and Mark J., and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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ALEXANDER SHIVA FARMAKIS

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ALEXANDER SHIVA FARMAKIS

Age 36, of Honolulu and Kaneohe, Hawaii, died on July 27, 2011 while traveling abroad. He was born in Kathmandu, Nepal on March 11, 1975 and had lived in Hawaii since 1990. Alex owned Second Skin at Ward Warehouse from 2005 to January 2011. He is survived by his mother, Terrie Farmakis, loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, August 29 beginning at 10:00 am at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Kailua, 148-A Makawao Street (corner of Makawao & Kalaheo). Casual attire, no donations please, flowers are welcome. For more information call Terrie at 247 3661 or email terrieatmary@hawaii.rr.com.

Thomas William Frazier

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July 27, 2011
Thomas William Frazier, 61, of Kailua, owner of South Shore Equipment and a Navy veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in South Weymouth, Mass. He is survived by wife Lynette, sons Shane Ige and Kyle Frazier, daughter Raychelle Fujioka and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Disabled American Veterans Keehi Lagoon Memorial Park, Weinberg Hall, 2685 N. Nimitz Highway, Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society of Hawaii, the American Diabetes Association or Adult Friends for Youth.

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George Toshio Fukunaga

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Aug. 8, 2011
George Toshio “Pola” Fukunaga, 89, of Honolulu, a retired delivery and sales representative at Meadow Gold Dairies, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lynette M. and Diane E., and sister Dorothy K. Ibaraki. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Borromeo De Guzman

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Aug. 7, 2011
Richard Borromeo De Guzman, 42, of Nanakuli, a construction industry worker, died in Nanakuli. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Susan Gutierrez; sons Shaynon Kim, Elijah De Guzman and Richard De Guzman Jr.; daughters Shawnte Kaeo and Richilyn, Richiana and Richiann De Guzman; brothers Clement De Guzman, James Rarangol, Bryan Moore, Greg Espirito and Joyson Kaauamo; sisters Diane March, Crystal Kaauamo, Verna and Sabre Moore, and Corrine Mercado; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Charles Alan Holzgrove

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Aug. 10, 2011
Charles Alan “Chuck” Holzgrove, 79, of Kalopa Mauka, Hawaii, a retired maritime navigator and a Coast Guard veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Fargo, N.D. He is survived by wife Ponira, son Teri’i, daughter Tania Miller and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles “Suki” Tatsuki Shimotsu Jr.

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SHIMOTSU, JR., CHARLES “SUKI” TATSUKI

50, of Huntington Beach, died July 03, 2011. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Sharlette; sons, Robert Barros and Mark Bennett; grand-daughter, Katelyn; brother, Colin; sister, Lovelan; 3 nephews; 1 niece. Visitation 9 a.m, Memorial Service 10:00 a.m Sat. Aug. 27 at St. John the Baptist Church in Kalihi. Aloha attire.

William C. Gibson Jr.

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Aug. 4, 2011
William C. Gibson Jr., 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Navy commander and equal employment officer for the Navy in the Pacific and Europe, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Suffolk, Va. He is survived by son William C. III, daughter Helen G. Ahn and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Presbyterian Church. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Private inurnment.

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Robert James Kerch Jr.

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Aug. 6, 2011
Robert James Kerch Jr., 87, of Kailua, a retired Air Force intelligence analyst and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Bensenville, Ill. He is survived by son Robert III, daughter Diane Kerch-Alzate, sister Bernice Cabell and five grandchildren. Private services.

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William Kamaka

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Aug. 6, 2011
William “Moku” Kamaka, 77, of Mililani, a Waikiki beachboy, state Senate Print Shop employee and Army veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rae and sisters Suzie Kalaiwaa and Pearl Kamaunu. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 7:30 a.m. Saturday on the beach fronting Duke’s Restaurant. Casual attire.

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Fred Matsukichi Kaneshiro

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Aug. 7, 2011
Fred Matsukichi Kaneshiro, 88, of Kailua, owner of General Distributors Inc. and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Tomi; sons Alan Kaneshiro and Michael Labit; daughters Jan Casey, Laura Cook and Nicole Halliday; brother Kenneth; sisters Daisy Inokuchi, Sally Akima and Carol Akazawa; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keolu Hills Chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Aug. 22 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Toshio Kawamura

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Aug. 7, 2011
Toshio Kawamura, 96, of Haiku, Maui, a retired concrete mason in the construction industry, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by daughters Adeline Nikaido, Gayle Burgess and Alison Shimada; sisters Mitsue Oga and Yaeko Hazama; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Pierre Denis King

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July 30, 2011
Pierre Denis King, 46, of Haiku, Maui, a self-employed retail merchant and an Army veteran with the 82nd Airborne, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Cotonou, Dahomey, now called Benin, in equatorial Africa. He is survived by son Egan, daughters Trinda and Morgan, parents Serge and Gloria, and brothers Christopher and Dion. Services: 9:45 a.m. Aug. 21 at Kanaha Beach Park, Kahului.

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Karl Kirk

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Aug. 6, 2011
Karl Kirk, 76, of Las Vegas, a Wheeler Air Force Base civil service retiree, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y. He is survived by wife Hisako, son David, daughter Debra Exzabe, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Nevada.

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Viliami Kuma

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Aug. 5, 2011
Viliami Kuma, 85, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Tongan minister, died at home. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by sons Kitione Kuma and Vea, Salesi, Teiko, Sione, ‘Ofa, Kuli, Mosese and Tausinga Taumoefolau; daughters Heu Fonua and ‘Ana Kauvaka; 76 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Free Tongan Church, Kaloli Drive. Services: 7 p.m. Additional services to be held in Tonga.

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Margaret Juanita La‘a

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Aug. 6, 2011
Margaret Juanita La‘a, 74, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired hospital nurse in California, died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons James K. IV, Jay K. and Jesse K.; daughters Jeri K., Joni K. and Sarah P. La‘a, and Edith L. Pascual; hanai son Charles Pericho; brothers John, Anthony and Douglas Camanse, Russell Fulp and Jesse Baptista; sisters Patricia Roberts, Donna and Shana Camanse, Barbara Domasewicz and Leilani F. Hamills; 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m.

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Wai Chun Lau Lee

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Aug. 10, 2011
Wai Chun Lau Lee, 88, of Pearl City, a retired registered nurse, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Lawrence and Jimmy, daughter Alice Wu, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Pearl City. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Helen Ballesteros Leleo

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July 16, 2011
Helen Ballesteros “Auntie Mileka” Leleo, 89, of Kaneohe, a homemaker and hula dancer, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel Leleo and Charles Cabe Jr., daughters Eleanor Woo and Shirley Paahana-Lake, caregivers Melita and Danny Agpaoa, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Glenn Middleton

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GLENN MIDDLETON

65, of Honolulu, passed away on June 14, 2011.

Glenn is survived by his daughter Michele Nitta, son-in-law Spencer Nitta, grandchildren Jake and Katie Nitta, sisters Ruth Ligon and Shirley Ennis, and many friends, fishing buddies and co-workers who loved him dearly.

Glenn was an aircraft mechanic at Hawaiian Airlines and was a well respected and knowledgable fisherman. He will be greatly missed for his humor, wisdom and his loving and caring nature.

A service will be held at Borthwick Mortuary on August 18th at 6pm. Casual Attire. In lieu of flowers and monetary gifts the family asks that donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii or American Diabetes Association.

Dr. Arthur Takayoshi Osako

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July 31, 2011
Dr. Arthur Takayoshi Osako, 77, of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired pediatric hematologist-oncologist at Central Medical Clinic in Honolulu and an Air Force captain, died in Mission Viejo, Calif. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Michiko, sons Philip T. and Dr. Tilden N., daughter Lynn H. Matsukawa, brother Warren M., sister Margaret S. Platt and six grandchildren. Private services held in California. Additional services: 6 p.m. Dec. 21 at Honpa Hongwanji Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Online condolences: www.fukuimortuary.com.

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Annie A. Pau

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Aug. 6, 2011
Annie A. Pau, 60, of Kapolei died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John K., sons Shane K. Pau and Daniel Kealoha, daughter Mary Kealoha, numerous brothers and sisters, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Maili Lei Nani Schutz

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July 28, 2011
Maili Lei Nani Schutz, 43, of Mililani, a freelance makeup artist, died in Mililani. She was born in Comalas, Mexico. She is survived by husband Derek, parents Roel and Maria Reyna, brother Jose R. Reyna and sisters Yvonne Reyna and Sylvia R. De La Paz. No services.

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