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Lucille Yvonne Leimomi Alapai

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Aug. 4, 2013
Lucille Yvonne Leimomi “Momi” Alapai, 65, of Anahola, Kauai, a retired Molokai Airport bartender, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Akira Alapai and Paul “Pauly” Kuwamura; daughters Mieko Kaui, Kikue Donnelly, Ty Alapai and Shar “Choo” and Shay “Choriki” Iseri; brothers Adrian and Delbert K. Lewis; sisters Flora “Laie” Iseri, Miriam “LaHapa” Texeira, Frances “Leinaala” Kaneakua and Rosemary “Leialoha” Millarich; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Family visitation: 8:30 a.m. and public visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Christian Crossroads Fellowship, Kapaa, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapaa County Cemetery. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Edwin John Cambra

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Aug. 5, 2013
Edwin John Cambra, 86, of Kula, Maui, a retired Navy space systems center aeronautical engineer, died at home. He was born in Pukalani, Maui. He is survived by sons Wayne, Brian and Allen; sisters Lorraine Schenden and Charlotte Flavin; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Reception to follow at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary’s dining area. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Josefina Josie Castillo Acoba Fernandez

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July 3, 2013
Josefina Josie Castillo Acoba Fernandez, 82, of Waipahu died in Laoag City, Philippines. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Roy C. Acoba, daughter Helen Cadelina, 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ruth Kauihou Forsythe

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Aug. 10, 2013
Ruth Kauihou Forsythe, 78, of Kapolei, a state Department of Education educational assistant, died in Kapolei. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by son Clayton; daughters Roxanne Galeai, Ronette Taeoalii and Robin Maiava; brothers Samuel and Andrew Bannister, and Francis Forsythe; sisters Josephine Houghtailing, Esther Pahoa, Jorgen Walk and Maile Riggin; 16 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo Hawaii Stake Center, 92-900 Makakilo Drive. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alice T. Fujiwara

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July 26, 2013
Alice T. Fujiwara, 81, of Mililani, formerly of Marin, Calif., died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Norman, sons Russell and Nelson, daughters Joanne Look and Sandora Nishio, brother Richard Iwamoto, sister Fumiko Sato and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Presbyterian Church, 95-410 Kuahelani Ave. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Jacquelyn Puanani Goodness

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July 22, 2013
Jacquelyn Puanani Goodness, 73, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by nephew Randall Kang and nieces Jamelyn Purdy and Sonny Ferreira. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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‘Eva-I-Pomana Haufekai

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Aug. 2, 2013
‘Eva-I-Pomana “Mana” Haufekai, 49, of Lahaina died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Mark “Maka,” son Folauhola‘i M. Tau‘ese, daughter Patricia T., brother Stanley Kafoa and sisters Haitelenisia Tuipulotu and Mafi L. Latu. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lahaina Ward. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the church. Burial to follow at Puuehuehuiki Cemetery, Lahaina. Online condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Marleen Kawehiokalani Ho‘okano

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Aug. 7, 2013
Marleen Kawehiokalani “Marti” Ho‘okano, 54, of Honolulu, a medical transcriber, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Loretta “Loret”; brothers Ernest Jr., Kevin, Warren and Whitney; and sister Debbie Jasco. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at St. John’s by the Sea Episcopal church, Kahaluu. Reception and lunch to follow at Ho‘okano Hall. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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ROSE KALEILANAKU SPENCER KALAMA

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ROSE KALEILANAKU SPENCER KALAMA Rose Kaleilanaku Spencer Kalama was born February 27, 1927, in Oahu, Hawaii. On August 4, 2013 at Age 86, she passed away peacefully at home. She was preceded in death by husband Egon Nikolaus Kalama. Rose was a retired Personnel Clerk at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. She is survived by brother George A.T. (Elvin) Spencer Jr., and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call after 10:00 AM on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Borthwick Mortuary. Service will start at 11:00 AM. Inurnment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) at 2:00 PM.

ROSE KALEILANAKU SPENCER KALAMA

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ROSE KALEILANAKU SPENCER KALAMA Rose Kaleilanaku Spencer Kalama was born February 27, 1927, in Oahu, Hawaii. On August 4, 2013 at Age 86, she passed away peacefully at home. She was preceded in death by husband Egon Nikolaus Kalama. Rose was a retired Personnel Clerk at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. She is survived by brother George A.T. (Elvin) Spencer Jr., and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call after 10:00 AM on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Borthwick Mortuary. Service will start at 11:00 AM. Inurnment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) at 2:00 PM.

Winifred Kim Len Chong Kanoho

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July 13, 2013
Winifred Kim Len Chong Kanoho, 93, of Aiea, an Aliiolani Elementary School custodian, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard Jr. and Mel; daughters Gwen “Kalani” Correa and Linda Anahu; brothers Harry, Clarence and Robert Chong; sisters Henrietta Aveiro and Wilhelmina Dailey; 12 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 28 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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JOYCE BOK NIM KO KIM

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JOYCE BOK NIM KO KIM 77, of Honolulu, a retired J.C. Penney employee, passed away at home. She was born in Daejeon, Korea. She is survived by husband Michael C. Kim; sons: Dr. Joseph C. (Mariya) and Edward C. Kim; daughter: Martha C. Kim (Kyong-su) Im; brothers: Dr. Kook Hoon, Donald D. and Edward E. Ko; sister: Barbara D.N. Kim and grandchildren: Christiana Im, Katerina Im, Katherine Kim and Andrei Kim. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday August 17, 2013 at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Service at 10:00 a.m. Private Inurnment at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. Online Condolences: www.borthwick oahu.com.

Cecilia Wei Lo

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Aug. 2, 2013
Cecilia Wei Lo, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Shanghai. She is survived by sons Clifford and Wesley; daughters Pauline Bailey, Sharon Lucien and Cecily Bray; and 11 grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaii Public Radio. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mary-Ann Wailani De Lima Magnani

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Aug. 6, 2013
Mary-Ann Wailani De Lima Magnani, 56, of Wilmington, Calif., died in Long Beach, Calif. She was born in Keokea, Maui. She is survived by husband Roberto A. Cruz; sons Kuahea and Keola; daughters Anela De Lima, Uilani and Naomi Magnani, and Kaleihua Russ; parents John Jr. and Alice De Lima; brothers Gregory, Pono and Kahale De Lima; sisters Maxine Iha and Lehia Sayers; 21 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Gardena, Calif.

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Vika Mo‘unga Manu

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Aug. 8, 2013
Vika Mo‘unga Manu, 72, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Folaha, Tonga. She is survived by husband Lisala; sons Ahoafi, Asipa, Kolosiki and Manulautoli; daughters Sa‘ane Naufahu, Meliame Feterika and Tiana Taufa; brothers Mahe Mo‘unga and Takalafatu and Penitoa Lasukau; sisters Haitelenisia M. Halatanu, Melealosi Afungia and Vinita M. Fotukava; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 1020 S. Beretania St. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Simeon Agustin Manuel

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June 28, 2013
Simeon Agustin Manuel, 93, of Mililani died in California. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Antonia A.; sons Teddy and Dennis; daughters Leilani Manuel, Noemi Dichoso and Mercedes Mateo; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Leony Banta Paguirigan

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July 20, 2013
Leony Banta Paguirigan, 67, of Waipahu, a housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Cavite, Philippines. She is survived by husband Emil; sons Joel, Jason and Jeremy; brother Romando Banta; sisters Rosita Rodriguez and Ludivina Caday; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Matilda Toko Richard

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July 28, 2013
Matilda Toko “Dear” Richard, 93, of Waimanalo, a private caregiver, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jay, Ira, Edward and Bernard; daughters Marie Ipil and Henrietta Richard-Sula; sister Clara Luke; 33 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Alfred Ontiveros Sr.

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June 30, 2013
Alfred “Lefty” Ontiveros Sr., 92, of Waianae, a retired ammunition truck driver at Lualualei Naval Ammunition Depot, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Josephine; son Alfred Jr.; daughters Carmen Wilson, Myra Hager, Sandra Kawasaki and Avis Larita; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Leonard Kalani Plunkett Sr.

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June 27, 2013
Leonard Kalani Plunkett Sr., 72, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by son Leonard Jr.; daughters Millicent Yee, Mavis and Maureen Plunkett, and Jenni Behringer; brother Edward; sister Lorraine Kenui; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pearl City Ward, 98-530 Kaahele St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire.

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Sandra Sui Gee Teixeira

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July 31, 2013
Sandra Sui Gee Teixeira, 69, of Honolulu, a Bank of Hawaii investment banker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert H.; son Darren Hu; daughters Herberta Silva, Rose Kaohi, Marvelyn Faria and Darrilynn Pomroy; mother Thelma Y.M. Lum; brothers Kalfred and Melvin Wong; sister Julie Jeong; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Siriphong Thongsamouth

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Aug. 12, 2013
Siriphong Thongsamouth, 52, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Vientiane, Laos. He is survived by father Thone; mother Chanhday Vongsy; brothers Somneuk, Samson and Ainoy Vongsy, and Bounthavi Thongsamouth; and sisters Stacey Ouanlavong, Lisa and Mo Vongsy, and Souphaphone Foo. Laotian Buddhist services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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