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FONG, CAPTAIN CHONG SUM, USN RET. “CLINT”, “CHONGIE”

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FONG, CAPTAIN CHONG SUM, USN RET. CLINT, CHONGIE
Of Milwaukee, WI , formerly of Honolulu, age 83, passed away peacefully at his home Feb. 16, 2013. Loving husband of Dr. Mary Quinn, Clint was the proud father of their children, Patrick and Stephen. Predeceased by brothers Ah Ping, Jack and Franklin; and sisters Mary Wong, Annie Young and Betty Keoneula, he is dearly remembered by his sister, Violet Ching (Dr. Donald) of Honolulu. Clint was “Uncle Sum” to many loving nephews and nieces and “adopted” uncle to numerous Navy families. Chong Sum held advanced degrees in math, physics and nuclear engineering from Cal Poly and Naval Postgraduate School. “Chongie” was always proud of his humble beginnings at Central Intermediate and Mc Kinley High School. Captain Fong served 28 years in the US Navy with distinction; decorated twice with both the Legion of Merit and the Meritorious Service medal and once with the Navy Commendation Medal. He was Commanding Officer of NAVSEEACTPAC, Pearl Harbor and Officer in Charge at NAVSEEACT, Japan, and proudly served as Engineering officer on the USS Walker and USS Cavalier. Interment with full military honors March 8 at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner, WI. A celebration of Clint’s life will take place on Sunday, March 17th Milwaukee. Memorials to Children’s Dyslexia Center of Milwaukee, 790 N. Van Buren St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 Feerick Funeral Home in Milwaukee is handling arrangements (414) 962-8383. Notes of condolence for the family may be sent to www.feerickfuneralhome.com

RAYMOND MITSUYOSHI KAWANO, 86

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RAYMOND MITSUYOSHI KAWANO,
86 Private services were held for Raymond Mitsuyoshi Kawano, who passed away on January 21, 2013, at the Kuakini Geriatric Center. Kawano, a retired police sergeant served with the Honolulu Police Department for 28 years. A 1944 Farrington High School graduate, he served in the US Air Force before joining the HPD. As a member of the Juvenile Crime Prevention Division, he served as a coordinator and a driving force in the development of the Police Activities League (PAL). His leadership and dedicated service to Hawaii’s youth through the many PAL programs earned him many honors and awards from the HPD, the State Legislature, and community groups. Holding a 6th degree black belt in judo, Kawano also played a vital role in establishing the self-defense training program for HPD recruits. Following retirement, Kawano continued to be involved with the many PAL activities and the judo community. He continued to enjoy handball at Nuuanu Y and golfing with friends. He also spent time supporting his two grand- children in their many activities. Kawano is survived by wife Mildred, daughter Kathleen Saito (Sanford), grandchildren Holly and Reid, and brother Hide.

Mildred Katsuko Ako

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Feb. 5, 2013
Mildred Katsuko Ako, 86, of Waianae, a housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Edwin and Leslie, daughter Gretchen Robinson, a brother, two sisters, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John Badiyo

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Jan. 31, 2013
John Badiyo, 94, of Waipahu, a former employee at Michelin Tires, Naval Supply Center and U.S. Postal Service, died in Waipahu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by son Richard, daughters Rosemary Esteves and Carolyn West, brother Robert Stant, sister Margie, nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hilda Mathilda Elizares

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Feb. 15, 2013
Hilda Mathilda Elizares, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Raymond, Alfred, Albert and Larry Orta, and Leroy Elizares; daughter Veronica Mercado; 22 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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FRANCINE CLAUDELLE FRANK

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FRANCINE CLAUDELLE FRANK
Francine Claudelle Frank died on February 19th, 2013 in the comfort of her home, joining the light that shines down on us with everlasting love, friendship, compassion, peace and a smile. She was born on December 4th, 1963 in Honolulu, HI to Kiana Ka’ahanui and Franklin Phillips and is the oldest of seven siblings. She graduated from Kaiser High School in 1981. Fran spent her life caring for her kids, her family, friends and her community. She was an active member of the Kamehameha ohana and was a loved and valued employee. She lived a pono life and was the embodiment of aloha, hope and inspiration. After an epic battle with cancer she passed in peace surrounded by the loves of her life: her babies Kiana Frank (KS ’04), Kainoa Frank (KS ’08), Keoni and Kalae Frank (KS ’11), and her husband Stephen Frank (KS ’80). A celebration of Francine’s life will be held on Sunday March 10th, at 1:00pm at Kamehameha Schools Chapel (visitation from 12:00pm). Fran requested aloha attire (she said no black unless that’s all you own). In lieu of cut flowers, the family requests live potted plants of Fran’s favorites (orchid, anthurium, ginger, ti leaf, pakalana, etc) to plant in her family garden in her honor.

DOROTHY ELIZABETH (CASTRO) LEN

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DOROTHY ELIZABETH (CASTRO) LEN
Age 85, of Lahaina, a retired sales clerk, died on January 17, 2013, in Honolulu. She was born on March 28, 1927, in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Charlene Len, Claudia (Norman) Ham; son John Len, Jr., sisters Bessie DeGama, Eva Barglsky, Jane Morikawa and two grand- children. Visitation 9:00-11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2013, Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, 712 Wainee St., Lahaina. Mass at 11:00 a.m.

Fanny Long-Wong

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Feb. 26, 2013
Fanny Long-Wong, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by son Richard; daughters Janis Long, Annie Au, Vivien Lau and Sandy Lee; brothers William and David Long, and Minn Tran; sisters Lynn Lai and Jenny Banh; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Verna Lee Lopez

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Feb. 21, 2013
Verna Lee Lopez, 89, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George and Bill, daughter Dawn A. Cone, brother Elmer Coyle, sister Juliette Chun and six grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Suyeyo Lorance

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Feb. 6, 2013
Suyeyo Lorance, 86, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Jeffery, Jon, Nelson, Calvin and Gregory; daughter Raychele; sister Hattie Ozaki; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Louisa Tadeja Manzano

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Feb. 23, 2013
Louisa Tadeja Manzano, 91, of Hilo, a retired S.H. Kress Store salesclerk, died at home. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sister Rosalina “Rose” Rabara, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Alae Cemetery, Section I. Casual attire.

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Richard Martin

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Feb. 8, 2013
Richard Martin, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired air-conditioning professional at Oahu Air Condition and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Priscilla R.; sons Kimball, Derrick, Robert and Kaipo; daughter Lani Daguio; brother John; sisters Annette Kapu and Barbara Hookano; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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MASANORI MATSUDA

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MASANORI MATSUDA Age 93, of Waianae, HI, passed away January 13, 2013 in Waianae. Born November 6, 1919 in Waianae, HI. Graduate of Mid Pacific Institute. Retired from NAD/NAV MAG, Lualualei. Predeceased by wife, Clara Imai Matsuda, sister, Tamae Matsuda Adachi. He is survived by son, Roland M. Matsuda; daughters, Daphne (Ken) Lee, Judy Nakasone; 1 grandchild; 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (March 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Marjory Sumiko Matsukawa

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Feb. 24, 2013
Marjory Sumiko “Sumi” Matsukawa, 81, of Honolulu, a retired secretary at Hickam Air Force Base, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband George M., son Vernon, daughters Leslie and Lisa, sisters Grace E. Kimura and Shirley Roller, and two grandchildren. Visitation at noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hermogenes Cabalo Montero

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Feb. 6, 2013
Hermogenes Cabalo Montero, 62, of Honolulu, a cook at Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rose A.; sons Hero A. and Kenneth A.; daughter Jo Anna Rose M. Cacpal; brother Cirilo; sisters Marcela M. Tamayo, Leonora M. Alacar and Victoria C. Montero; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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ROY FREDRICK OLSEN

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ROY FREDRICK OLSEN
Roy Fredrick Olsen, 89, passed away on February 15, 2013. He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Fredrick and Wilhelmina Olsen, brother and four sisters. Born on April 19, 1923, Roy grew up on the Waipahu plantation and in Manoa; graduating from Roosevelt High in 1941. He served in the Army and Navy during World War II, after which he worked for Hawaiian Electric until retiring in 1979. Roy was a great athlete and avid sports fan who coached and mentored youth, including his son and grandchildren. He was a jack-of-all-trades who could build and fix anything. Roy was a loving husband and a dedicated father and grandfather. His kindness knew no bounds. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, zest for life, and love for his family and island home. He will be greatly missed by the love of his life of 64 years, Sharon (Burnett) Olsen; his children, Debra (John) Stewart, Richard (Bridget) Olsen; and 7 grandchildren: David Andrade, Michael, Michelle & John Stewart, and Heather, Richard & Alessandra Olsen; nieces and nephews, and all his many friends. Visitation will begin at 5:00pm on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Nu’uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services will begin at 6:00pm. Aloha attire. Private burial will be held at the Hawaii State Veteran’s Cemetery in Kaneohe.

Genevieve T. Oshiro

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Feb. 13, 2013
Genevieve T. Oshiro, 90, of the Plaza at Punchbowl, Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Airlines station manager and owner of Oshiro Service Station, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Glenn and Clyde, daughter Patricia, sister Akiko Matsuura, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Atherton Chapel, Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St., Honolulu. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to Lanai Union Church, Lanai City, or Ka Hale O Na Keiki Preschool, Honokaa, Hawaii.

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MARCELO “MAC” AGUSTIN PONCIANO

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MARCELO MAC AGUSTIN PONCIANO Age 93, of Kahuku, HI, passed away February 17, 2013 in Honolulu. Born October 30, 1919 in Magsingal, Philippines. He was a Charter Member of Koolauloa Lions Club. He is survived by wife, Patricia Ponciano; caregiver, Cristina Basilio; daughters, Patti (Russell) O’Daly, Paulette (John) List, Marcella Ahue, Letitia Ponciano-Galapia, Jacqueline (Mark) Ponciano- Babb; sons, Ronald (Rhonda) Ponciano, Allen (Stephanie) Ponciano, Merald Ponciano, Peter (Denise) Ponciano, Kennan (Cathy) Ponciano, Patrick (Lita) Ponciano; brothers, Isidora (Perla) Ponciano, Gaudencio (Betsy) Ponciano, Mariano (Adela) Ponsiano; sisters, Gabriella (Ricky) Rabaino, Julie (Richard) Couillard; 22 grand- children, 15 great-grand- children. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thursday (March 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Casual/Aloha Attire.

Jose Bautista Roldan

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Feb. 13, 2013
Jose Bautista Roldan, 70, of Haliimaile, Maui, a former employee at Maui Land & Pine Co. in Haliimaile, died. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Priscilla, daughter Janice, brother Stanley and sister Tomasita “Masing” Tadeo. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, Makawao, Maui. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Urn burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Mark D. Russell

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Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary MARK D. RUSSELL
Age 54, of Kaneohe died February 11, 2013. He was born in Camp Zama, Japan and was an Oahu Transit Services (OTS “The Bus”) heavy equipment mechanic. He is survived by wife Adriane K.; daughter Mae; mother Chiseko; brother Dean G. (Janice); sister Karyn Perry; aunt Barbara Loo; nephews, nieces and his three lovable dogs Brittney, Keira and Mia. Visitation 4 p.m. on Saturday (March 9) at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary-East Chapel, service 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Charlotte M. Sardinha

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Feb. 20, 2013
Charlotte M. Sardinha, 60, of Ewa Beach, a child care provider, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Herbert N., mother Frances O. and sisters Loretta J. Estrella and Mercy A. Sardinha. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Henrietta Schubert

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Feb. 14, 2013
Henrietta Schubert, 103, of Honolulu, owner of Schubert Cyclery, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wayne, son and caregiver Peter, daughter Kathleen Luich and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rita Mary Shanahan

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Feb. 24, 2013
Rita Mary Shanahan, 91, of Kihei, Maui, a Michigan Bell retiree, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by brothers the Rev. Richard, Frank, Joseph, Vincent and Leo Osebold; and sisters Mary Ann Schmitz and Margaret Osebold. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Theresa Church, Kihei. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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LEI “LEHUA” SILVA

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LEI LEHUA SILVA
Age 87, of Honolulu, passed away on February 21, 2013. She was born in Hakipu’u, Oahu. A retired waitress at Kenny’s Restaurant. She is survived by sons, Alfred (Barbara) and David (Lisa) Silva; daughters, Cheryl (Moses) DeMello and Colette Almeida; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Monday (March 4) at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:15 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual/aloha attire.

Danilo Lumantas Sr.

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Feb. 14, 2013
Danilo Lumantas Sr., 60, of Honolulu, a former employee at Landscape Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Mindanao, Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza; sons Danny Boy, Danilo Jr., Daniel and Jessie; daughters Mayshel, Christie and Christine; brothers Pedro and Ernesto; sisters Fe Kaupe, Helen Knepp, and Gene and Tessie Lumantas; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Honolulu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Magdalena Tadena Tacadena

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Feb. 12, 2013
Magdalena Tadena “Dina” Tacadena, 48, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Binaloan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband John “Nawai” Kamauu; daughters Melissa-Sue, Kristina and Cyndi Kamauu; mother Maria; brothers Orlando, Rogelio, Edwin, Juanito, Eugene and Joseph; and sisters Yolanda Bugayong and Marie-Gene Subia. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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JANET MIYOKO TAKAMOTO

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JANET MIYOKO TAKAMOTO Age 95, of Honolulu, passed away February 3, 2013 at Straub Clinic & Hospital. Born August 5, 1917 at Ewa Plantation, Hawaii. Active member of Ewa Senior Citizens and Ewa Hongwanji. She is survived by daughters, Roberta Takamoto, Joyce Tanisaka of California; son, Ronald (Irene) Takamoto; 8 grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Sunday March 17 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Inurnment 10:30 a.m. Tuesday March 19 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Carol Kiyoko Teramoto

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Feb. 19, 2013
Carol Kiyoko Teramoto, 47, of Waimanalo died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bronson Teramoto and Beau Gable; father Fred Sr.; brothers Fred Jr. and Welli; and sisters Cheryl Ambrocio, and Corrine and Cindy Teramoto. Services: 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at Hope Chapel Olomana, 1020 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Suliana Vulangi

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Feb. 25, 2013
Suliana Vulangi, 51, of Honolulu, a craft maker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Nukualofa, Tonga. She is survived by husband Malakai; sons Sione, Poiloti, George and Mama’o; daughter Ofa; brothers Timote, Poiloti, Sepasi, Tevita, Peauafi and Keola Ahomana; sisters Mapu-I-Ana Latu, Elenoa Matavesi and Aita Tonga; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Free Church of Tonga. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Noma Wilson

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Feb. 19, 2013
Noma Wilson, 87, of Maalaea, Maui, a dance instructor, died. She was born in Alhambra, Calif. She is survived by daughter Vicki Churchill, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Scattering of ashes: 8:15 a.m. Friday at Kihei Canoe Club. Services and potluck: 1:15 p.m. at Keolahou Church. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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