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EUGENIA PASCUAL AGOR

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9-24 EUGENIA AGOREUGENIA PASCUAL AGOR Age 89, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 31, 2013. Born Nov. 19, 1923 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Hawaiian Building Maintenance. She was a 34 year resident of Waipahu. Her desire to help others, and will to live kept her family, extended family, and friends as well as those with whom she came in contact, in awe. She is greatly missed. She will be buried on a hillside next to her husband. She is survived by sons, Nicolas (Norma) Agor, Florencio (Larda) Agor; daughter, Nenita (Tony) Oliva of Sydney; 7 granchildren; 6 great-grand- children. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Sept. 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Edward Smith Akima

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Sept. 4, 2013
Edward Smith “Aloha” Akima, 69, of Makawao, Maui, a retired drywall journeyman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Donsmith A., Leesmith and Staceysmith K. Akima, and Edwardsmith K. Villegas; daughters Johnellsmith P. and Wendysmith E. Villegas, and Rosiesmith K. Akima; hanai sons Zac Kaina, Jr. Pua, Zac Tianio, and Truman Akima; hanai daughters Tammy Tianio, Tida Pua and Donna Hookano; brothers Tony and Ben “Butchie” Akima, and Jimmy Miyazono; and 25 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Portia T. Alferes

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Aug. 25, 2013
Portia T. Alferes, 75, of Waipahu, a retired Honolulu Paper Co. employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Earl and Eric; daughter Arlene Olandy; mother Evelyn Kaai; brothers Kenneth, Jonathan and Jaime Kaai; sisters Linda Agcorpa and Stephanie Kaai; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Caroline Carmen Armbrister

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Sept. 3, 2013
Caroline Carmen Armbrister, 90, of Honolulu, a licensed practical nurse for Kaiser Medical Center, died in Hauula. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Herman Satoru Baba

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Sept. 11, 2013
Herman Satoru Baba, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Board of Water Supply working supervisor, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Esther T., sons Duane K. and Craig Y., brothers Yoshimori and Hisao, sisters Helen Okamoto and Jean Taniguchi, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Russell Batalona

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Sept. 12, 2013
Russell Batalona, 50, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a state security guard, died at home. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Monalisa; sons Rusell Andaya-Batalona, Izaiah Batalona and Kalio and George Shiroma; daughters Kirstie Shiroma, Chelsey Andaya-Batalona and Anna Maria Batalona; parents Pearl E. and Jacob; brothers Jacob Jr. and Adley; sisters Lucy Ann Revilla and Doralynn Batalona; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kukuihaele County Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Credo A. Bisquera

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Sept. 9, 2013
Credo A. Bisquera, 86, of Mililani, a Waianae Elementary School educator and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. He is survived by wife Marilynn, daughters Marla Miyamura and Kari Bisquera, brother Roosevelt G. and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:15 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations suggested to Christ Lutheran Church of Mililani or to charity.

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Oriet Juanita Edwards

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Sept. 11, 2013
Oriet Juanita Edwards, 69, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii.She is survived by daughter Dorothy Ann Chong, brothers James and Calvin Chong, sister Esther E. William Fernandes and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sand Island Beach Park, left of campsite area to second restroom pavilion. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to Oriet Edwards Memorial Fund, in care of Christine Wilcox.

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Eldridge Ulivas Foronda

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Sept. 1, 2013
Eldridge Ulivas Foronda, 92, of Kailua-Kona, a Royal Kona Resort maintenance employee and a Realtor for Aala Realty and Management Inc., Century 21 and Koa Realty, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Buguey, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes, son Eldridge, daughters Anna Ashmall and Claude Knight, hanai son Mel Bangasang and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona, Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jason Clark King

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Sept. 18, 2013
Jason Clark King, 75, of Kihei, Maui, a retired internal affairs captain for the Lafayette Police Department in Indiana, employee of Renaissance Wailea Beach Resort and the Maui Police Commission, and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Tiptop, Ky. He is survived by wife Geraldine V.; sons David, Matt and Nicky; daughters Stafka Poweleit and Bessie K. Waggoner; brothers Daniel, Mark, Jerry, Gary and Tommy; sister Kathy; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services and cremation held at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Additional services: 3 p.m. today at the family residence, 461 Kaiolohia St., Kihei. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kehaulani B.L. Kunukau

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Sept. 13, 2013
Kehaulani B.L. Kunukau, 58, of Waimanalo died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Anita K. Atkins, brother Elmer N. Atkins and sister Stephanie Akiu. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Casual attire.

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Tsuyako Miwa

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Aug. 25, 2013
Tsuyako Miwa, 99, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Kihei, Maui. She is survived by sons Melvin N., Stephen T., Russell Y. and Howard I.; daughter Phyllis S. Suematsu; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Aiko Morinaga

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Sept. 4, 2013
Aiko Morinaga, 89, of Honolulu, a garment factory seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Barbara Chu, Colleen Kainuma and Michele Uehara; son Norman; brother Hisashi Araki; sisters Jean Seo and Laura Tome; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private servces. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Wayne Yasuo Murakawa

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Aug. 25, 2013
Wayne Yasuo Murakawa, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol; son Paul; daughters Sharon N. Sato, Colleen A. Pang and Eileen Chan; four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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CHIYOKO “PEGGY” NAKAMURA

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CHIYOKO PEGGY NAKAMURA Age 94, of Mililani, HI, passed away August 14, 2013 in Kapolei. Born September 29, 1918 in Ewa, HI. Chiyoko was retired from Ewa Beach Elementary School. She was a member of the Okinawan Haebaru Club & Ewa Community Church. She is survived by husband, Raymond Nakamura; son, Warren T. (Karen) Nakamura; daughters, Lucile (Frank) Johnson of AR, Maureen (Patrick) Thiele of Montana; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Lynn M. Nakamura

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Aug. 13, 2013
Lynn M. Nakamura, 64, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Sidney Doi; daughter Lisa; brother Paul Fujimoto; sisters Ethel Ichimura, Betty Taniguchi and Corrine Schade; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Project Dana or St. Francis Hospice.

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Edward Tsutomu Okuhara

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Aug. 29, 2013
Edward Tsutomu Okuhara, 79, of Honolulu, a National Guard veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet; daughters Tammy Kajiyama, Robyn Wago and Jackie T. Bonifacio; brothers Nobu, Fred, Tamotsu and Raymond; sister Janet; and three grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6 p.m. Inurnment:10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Updated service information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Leona Faith Oliveira

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Sept. 13, 2013
Leona Faith Oliveira, 55, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Charles; son Jerome Lucero; parents Frances Lo and Alfredo Domingo; brothers Dennis, David and Derek Domingo, and Dadd Lucero; and sisters Lisa Wilson, Lori Taylor and Ranell Lucero. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Magic Island.

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Elroy Naihe Paikai

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Sept. 8, 2013
Elroy Naihe Paikai, 69, of Pearl City, a retired Honolulu Police Department officer with the Canine Unit of the Specialized Services Division, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Diane; sons Dana, Darren, Deen, Rory and Robin; brothers Ebenezer and Errol; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 1 p.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Joshua W. Phillips

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Aug. 27, 2013
Joshua W. “Josh” Phillips, 34, of Kailua died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Bill, mother Robin Eckland, brother Danny Eckland, sister Sarah Eckland and grandmother Marti. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Church of the Nazarene, Kailua.

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HILARIO “LARRY” REONAL RIOFTA

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HILARIO LARRY REONAL RIOFTA Age 63, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 23, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born March 16, 1950 in Santa Catalina, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A member and usher of St Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. He retired from the U.S. Army as a SFC. A lifetime member of the D.A.V. (Disabled American Veterans.) He is survived by spouse, Clemena Riofta; daughters, Katherine (Roman) Zagrodnik, Maezie Mae Arroyo, Sarah (Andres) Casanova, Ashley Riofta; sons, Alexander Riofta, Jonathan Riofta; mother, Lucia Reonal Riofta; sisters, Erlinda Infante, Aida Riofta; brothers, Marcelino Riofta, Pete Riofta, Pat Riofta; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Sept. 30) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Mass 9:30 a.m. Committal Service 11:00 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Jennie Toda Sakoda

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Sept. 17, 2013
Jennie Toda Sakoda, 92, of Hilo, a retired clerk for the state Department of Transportation Highways Division, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Barbara Jean Suga and Faith Tokeshi, brother Seichi Toda, sister Ruth Yamane, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Angel Villa Pascua Sr.

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Sept. 17, 2013
Angel Villa Pascua Sr., 88, of Honolulu, a retired Love’s Bakery machine operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Angel Jr. and Victor, daughters Rosie Ann Suzawa and Rachell Pascua, brother Fortunato, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 2 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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ETHEL SHIKIYE SUENAKA

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ETHEL SHIKIYE SUENAKA Age 95, of Waipahu, HI, passed away September 7, 2013. Born March 1, 1918 in Puuene, Maui, HI. She is survived by daughters, Amy (George) Katsumoto, Claire (Dean) Park; brother, Tadayuki Murakami; sisters, Mitsuno “Pat” Yamaoka, Sueno “Sue” Saito, Michiko Matsunaga; 3 grandchildren. Private services were held.

Edward Masakatsu Tachikawa

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Aug. 30, 2013
Edward Masakatsu Tachikawa, 89, of Lihue, proprietor of Eddie’s Upholstery and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. He was born inPuhi, Kauai. He is survived by daughters Ella Konno, Cheryl Tachikawa and Jan Yoshizu; brother Robert; sister Betty Steiger; and five grandchildren. Private celebration of life. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Janice Setsuko Uejo

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Aug. 18, 2013
Janice Setsuko Uejo, 73, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Kalakaua Middle School, died in Hale Pulama Mau, Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husbandThomas T., sons Kelly andJason, daughter Tracey, brothers Russell and Mark Morita, sistersMarion Tomomitsu and Susan Mobley, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers. Updated service information for an obituary published Monday.

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Federico Ugale

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Aug. 24, 2013
Federico Ugale, also known as “Pedring” and “Fred,” 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hicklin Detroit Diesel parts man, died in Honolulu. He was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Cristina, son Fred, daughters Felicidad “Fely” Raquedan and Jessie Addison, sister Rosario “Charing” Uganiza, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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