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Nagako Shiroma Arakaki

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Aug. 14, 2013
Nagako Shiroma Arakaki, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired Modern Macaroni Co. employee, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Sheila Arakaki and Linda Menor, brother Shigeru Shiroma, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Nestor Bongolan Arreola

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Sept. 6, 2013
Nestor Bongolan “Thor” Arreola, 55, of Waipahu died in Wahiawa. He was born in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Teresita; sons Dennis, Sylvester and Christopher; daughter Jessica Vergara; brother Eduardo “Eddie”; sisters Ella Wallace, Shirley Manzano, Amy Arreola, and Magdalena and Antonia Etrata; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Amelito Andres Borromeo

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Aug. 21, 2013
Amelito Andres “Amie” Borromeo, 52, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Annabelle; son Marc; daughter Anna Espiritu; brothers Franklin Sr., George, Regino and Eusebio; sisters Evangeline Pedro and Remedios Garon; former wife Margie Nakasone; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Raymond Cenido

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Sept. 7, 2013
Raymond Cenido, 89, of Kalihi, a retired welder and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by sons Clinton, Creighton, Clayton and Terrence; daughter Raylene; brother Edward Corpuz; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Palama Settlement Hall. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 27 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Evelyn Kwai Yuk Ching

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Aug. 8, 2013
Evelyn Kwai Yuk Ching, 87, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Medical Service Association claims adjuster, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephew Walter. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rose Luke Chong

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Sept. 2, 2013
Rose Luke “Aunty Rose” Chong, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James T.W., daughter Anne L. Dang, brother Wai Chow Leong, sister Lucy C.K. Leong and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 2 p.m. Private graveside services. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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William Theodore D’Argis

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Sept. 8, 2013
William Theodore D’Argis, 67, of Honolulu, a police sergeant and detective for the Honolulu Police Department and a Navy veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by sons William T. Jr. and Ricci X.S., daughters Laurie D’Argis and Kimberlin Ah Hee, sister Karen, 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Dennis D. Duarte

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Aug. 13, 2013
Dennis D. Duarte, 62, of Pearl City, a Finance Factors assistant vice president, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Joseph D. and M. Bernice, and sister Debra L. Bauer. Private services.

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Ben V.D. Duldulao

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Aug. 28, 2013
Ben V.D. Duldulao, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Prudential financial insurance adviser and a supervising security law enforcement officer at Honolulu Airport, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Romula M. “Romy,” son Ruben, daughters Marlyn Hutton and Melanie Vazquez, brother Alexander, sister Estefania Joson and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:45 a.m. Sept. 21 at the mortuary. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Thomas Francis Frias

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Sept. 6, 2013
Thomas Francis “Tommy” Frias, 63, of Kaneohe, a heavy-equipment operator and auto sales employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emma-Jay; sons Thomas “Kamu” and Andrew “Andy”; daughters Natalie Calvo and Nikki Frias; mother Eva; brothers Milton and Louie; sisters Belinda “Nina” Patrick, Kathy Smith, Tammy Jenks, Linda Frias and Bonnie Jean De Freitas; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at KEY Project, 47-200 Waihee Road, Kaneohe. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment at a later date. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Romaine Horace Goldsborough

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Aug. 14, 2013
Romaine Horace Goldsborough, 92, of Kaneohe, a flight line engineer and one of two surviving Tuskegee Airmen living in Hawaii and an Army veteran, died in Oceanside Hawaii Assisted Living. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by wife Dorothy, daughters Stephanie R. McDonald and Linda B. Masters, sister Barbara Gunn, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church. Services: 3 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Sept. 25 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Donations suggested to the Romaine H. Goldsborough Scholarship Fund. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kinsley Ainsworth Guillen

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Aug. 11, 2013
Kinsley Ainsworth Guillen, 59, of Wailua, Kauai, a Scrimshaw artist and a security guard with Garden Island Security, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by daughter Kahealani “Tuni” Cummings; brothers Leslie and Lance; sisters Eileen Buza, Sharolyn Kight and Corliss Greip; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at Anahola Clubhouse. Scattering of ashes on Sept. 22 at Anini Beach. Aloha attire.

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Yachiyo Hamada

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Aug. 14, 2013
Yachiyo Hamada, 100, of Honolulu, died in the Queen’s Medical Center She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Katherine Hamada-Kwock, sister Ellen Nishida and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Hisae Hirata

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Aug. 25, 2013
Jane Hisae Hirata, 90, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Allan and Alvan, daughters Arlene Cuddeback and Ann Nakasato, brother Yoshio Nakagawa, sister Dorothy Fujio and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:15 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Anne Tsugie Iwashita

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Sept. 9, 2013
Anne Tsugie Iwashita, 90, of Honolulu, a secretary for the Army, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Henry, sons Jon and Bal, brother Masanobu Sumi, sisters Sally Entilla and Patricia Yamaguchi, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Harry Yoshiharu Hirahara Jr.

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Sept. 1, 2012
Harry Yoshiharu Hirahara Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Electric Co. manager and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Douglas and Chris, daughters Debrah Price and Teresa Hirahara, brothers Melvin and Micheal, sister Arlene Gokan, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Happy Lalana Ali’ikaulana Kanahele Jr.

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Sept. 8, 2013
Happy Lalana Ali’ikaulana Kanahele Jr., 53, of Kekaha, Kauai, a heavy-equipment operator for Kekaha Sugar Plantation and a National Tropical Botanical Garden groundskeeper, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puuwai, Niihau. He is survived by wife Rose Mabel “Kaua”; sons Albert and Happy Niau-Kanahele, and David “Kalei” Niau; daughter Hatsuko “Tita” Niau-Kanahele; and six grandchildren. Visitation: noon Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery.

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Barbara S.S. Lee

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Sept. 8, 2013
Barbara S.S. Lee, 88, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jim Gay and Anthony Lee, daughters Elizabeth Hill and Ramona Kawasaki, brother Watson Pang, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bing Qun Li

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Sept. 3, 2013
Bing Qun Li, 81, of Honolulu, a tailor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Qian Yu Guo, sons Wei Qi and Yu Qi, daughters Yan Kun and Sai Kun, and 13 grandchildren. Visitation and services: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Durmond Kwock Ming Look

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Aug. 23, 2013
Durmond Kwock Ming Look, 85, of Honolulu, retired proprietor of a government telecommunications contracting company and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Damian; daughters Leticia Nagata, and Jamie, Jonna and Dera Look; brother Korlo; sisters Daisy Chun, Loretta Tom, Mary Jung, Wendy Yonamine and Katherine Goo; nine grandchildren; and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Consuelo Davila Lopez

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Sept. 12, 2013
Consuelo Davila Lopez, 88, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a homemaker, died. She was born in Tapalpa, Mexico. She is survived by son Mario and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Marius Di Martino

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July 18, 2013
Marius Di Martino, 67, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in New York. He is survived by brother Santo. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sasae Murakami

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Aug. 26, 2013
Sasae Murakami, 90, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired hospital operator at Kona Community Hospital, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Keei, Hawaii. She is survived by son Mervin; daughters Gerry Kawaguchi, Karen Ashizawa, Pearl Maeshiro and Lynn Tom; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Aileen Miriam Newman

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Sept. 7, 2013
Aileen Miriam Newman, 95, of Kailua-Kona, a Paramount Pictures employee, died at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son Dan; daughter Bridey; hanai daughter JoLynn Sorenson; caregivers Jody Hing, Corrine Ford and Rosita Lorenzo; and a grandchild. Services at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Ernest S. Ohashi

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Sept. 8, 2013
Ernest S. Ohashi, 80, of Honolulu, a retired construction employee with Operating Engineers and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Larry and Shawn; sisters Nancy, Ethel and Helen; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Young Sil Park

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Sept. 6, 2013
Pastor Young Sil Park, 83, of Honolulu, former minister of Full Gospel Korean Church, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by sons Young-Hoon and Dong-Hoon, daughters Eun Hee Gu and Eun Joo “Naomi” Park, brother Eung Soo Cho and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at Oahu Cemetery. No flowers.

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Frankie Lorene Payne

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Aug. 26, 2013
Frankie Lorene “Fran” Payne, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Mill Creek, Okla. She is survived by son Winfield S. III, daughters Linda Lorene Ferlan and Deborah A. Au, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Hannah Chee Portlock

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Sept. 9, 2013
Hannah Chee Portlock, 91, of Maili, a homemaker, died in Maili. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lionel Kahilihiwa and Duane Portlock; daughters Karen Kekahuna, Jade Rossetti and Michelle Portlock; sister Hattie Pang; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waianae. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha or casual attire.

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Thelma Sachiko Sato

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Aug. 20, 2013
Thelma Sachiko Sato, 74, of Aiea, a retired August Ahrens Elementary School teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clarence K., daughters Janine and Jenell, brother Robert Otsuka and sister Alyce Izumoto. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Chong Shin

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Sept. 9, 2013
James Chong Shin, 22, of Aiea, a cook for Benihana in Hilton Hawaiian Village, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Kevin and Ki Cha, and brother Harry. Visitation: noon Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.

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