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Chris John Andrews

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Oct. 8, 2013
Chris John Andrews, 60, of Waikiki, a musician and Samoan fireknife dancer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vaimoso, Samoa. He is survived by companion Joy Buckland; sons Kilisi F. Andrews and Anthony C. Long; daughters Tuitogamatoe C. Andrews-Long and Beverly Andrews; brothers Tappy J. and Richard G. Andrews, and Peter Viliamu; sisters Olive’a Willis, Seutatia P. Andrews, Ali’itasi Smith and Elizabeth L. Andrews-Ordonio; and two grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Cynthia AnnCampbell

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Oct. 11, 2013
Cynthia AnnCampbell, 61, of Kula, Maui, owner and operator of Clearview Riding Academy, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Cleveland. She is survived by brother Douglass and sister Elizabeth. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Contact family for more information. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Peter Watson Baker

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Oct. 3, 2013
Peter Watson “Pete” Baker, 69, of Wailuku, a retired teacher for Makaha and Makawao elementary schools and an Army veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by daughter Leisa Ferguson-Baker, brother Christopher and sister Sara Michalak. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Nov. 2 at the residence of John and Mary Costales, 595 Hana Highway, Tavares Bay, Paia. Limited parking, carpooling recommended. Call Mary Costales at 281-3524 to participate or contribute. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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POTENCIANA “CIONING” R. CASTILLO

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POTENCIANA CIONING R. CASTILLO Age 85, of Honolulu, HI, passed away September 26, 2013 in Honolulu. Born May 26, 1928 in the Philippines. She is survived by sons, Corazon (Nita) Ramil, Benjamin (Norma) Ramil, Jaime (Cita) Ramil, Rueben (Judith) Ramil; daughter, Nely (Eddie) Tumbaga; 10 grandchildren; 8 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (Oct. 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 22) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Arthur Keawe Gorai

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Sept. 28, 2013
Arthur Keawe Gorai, 79, of Kaneohe, a city truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kahana. He is survived by wife Evelyn, sons Clifford and Clement, daughters Arleila Andrade and Arnel Gorai, brother Clinton, sister Beatrice Soga and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Tiare Kaahumalama Miki Haines

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Sept. 4, 2013
Tiare Kaahumalama Miki Haines, 19, of Wahiawa, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Andrea and Jordan Jefford; biological father Thomas; stepmother Kapua; brothers Robert Haines and Ethan Jefford; sister Jordyn Jefford; and grandparents Francis Borges, Kimi Komatsu and Dennis and Nettie Ramos. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha or beach attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Wednesday.

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Colin Kelly Harris

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Oct. 11, 2013
Colin Kelly Harris, 69, of Honolulu died. He was born in Stanford, Ky. He is survived by companion Janell A. Israel, hanai sons Steve Maurer and Craig Watson, hanai daughters Shyrah Maurer and Brooke Watson, and sister Ann Tippit. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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Rebecca Lahilahi Hopfe

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Oct. 8, 2013
Rebecca Lahilahi “Becky” Hopfe, 90, of Hilo, a retired employee of Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband William “Bill”; daughters Laverne Boloson, Alice Gray, Brenda Lee Dorsey, Leila Ryusaki, Nora Hao and Rana Hopfe; stepsons William and Jeffrey; stepdaughters Gwendolyn Collier and Joyce and Claudette Hopfe; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Mae Tsuneno Katsumoto

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Oct. 3, 2013
Mae Tsuneno Katsumoto, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons George, Harold “Hal” and Michael; daughter Edna “Eddie” Ellington; sisters Kikue Iwanaka, Sakae Hawley, Kiyono Yoshida and Kazue Kawano; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Eraldo I. Manzin

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Sept. 10, 2013
Eraldo I. Manzin, 89, of Waipahu, a sheet metal worker, died in Aiea. He was born in Croatia. He is survived by sister Lucilla Chiaro. No services.

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Marcia Kaleo Martin

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Oct. 9, 2013
Marcia Kaleo Martin, 83, of Kekaha, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Willie; daughters Cindy Alquiza, Emmylou Martin and Joni Shigematsu; brothers Eddie and Antone Souza; sister Gertrude Johnsen; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. today at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Mass to follow. Inurnment at a later date. No wreaths.

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Calvin Yukio Morikawa

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Oct. 2, 2013
Calvin Yukio Morikawa, 63, of Kaneohe, an ITT Industries employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Allen. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Michael Kenji Noguchi

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Oct. 13, 2013
Michael Kenji Noguchi, 63, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter for the state Department of Transportation, Airports Division, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Tanice Kawaoka and Donna Nakano. Private services.

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Harold T. Oie

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Sept. 27, 2013
Harold T. Oie, 91, of Honolulu, a retired business owner and a retired Army captain and military intelligence specialist who served in World War II and the KoreanWar, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in South Hilo. He is survived by wife Kazuyo; son Myron; daughters Stephanie Asato and Chiaki Oie; brother Joel; sisters Hisako Yokomizo, Gail Sakata, Betty Hamamoto and Ester Toves; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Eleanor Manulani Keiko Riney

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Oct. 13, 2013
Eleanor Manulani Keiko “Smiley” Riney, 79, of Honolulu, a former print shop machine operator for the state House of Representatives, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James “Kimo” “Jimmy” Sr., sons James “Bunny” Jr. and Randy J., daughters Tanis M. Loewen and Randilyn U. Tafolo, brothers Edward Jr. and Dave Ray Toma, sisters Brandy Lee Balmilero and Sarah Kapuniai, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Diamond Head Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 1:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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George Layne Keoki Saffery

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Sept. 21, 2013
George Layne Keoki Saffery, 55, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines ramp agent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Isaac; daughters Samantha Pauso, Kelci Saffery and Jessie Uehara; father Norman “Buddy”; brothers Alan and Lyle; sisters Mikilani Sorman, Liane Thompson and Wanda Naki; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Maunalua Bay, Hawaii Kai. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Katsuto Shiraishi

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Sept. 22, 2013
Katsuto Shiraishi, 91, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter for the state Department of Accounting and General Services, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Michael T., daughter Naomi Y. Kang, brother Robert, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Alfred Hufana Sr.

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Oct. 10, 2013
Alfred “Chico” Hufana Sr., 76, of Las Vegas, a retired operative plaster and cement mason, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Dwan; sons Leslie and Alfred “Keoki” Jr.; daughters Chantel Kay, Candee Beesing and Chanel and Sandee Hufana; brother Rufo Villa Jr.; sisters Rita Doran and Erlinda and Mary “Darlene” Villa; 19 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. No services.

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Ann Sachiko Tahara

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Aug. 17, 2013
Ann Sachiko Tahara, 78, of Honolulu, a kumu hula and owner of Hauoli Hula Studio, died in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by daughter Jolie-Ann and brother Kazuo. Private services.

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Emiko Tamura

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Oct. 7, 2013
Emiko Tamura, 87, of Honolulu, a retired dental technician, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by husband Toshisada, daughters Sarah T. Tatsumoto and Diane N. Hiraki, sister Jane Hayashida and two grandchildren. Private services.

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MARIA EA TAUYAN

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MARIA EA TAUYAN Age 90, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away September 22, 2013 in Kapolei. Born December 25, 1922 in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son, Rudolfo (Teresita) Tauyan; daughter, Victoria (Juan) Javier; daughter-in-law, Felicidad Tauyan; 8 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; brother: Vicente Ea; sister, Juliana Laberinto of Philippines. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 20) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Oct. 21) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Scott A. Theis

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Oct. 11, 2013
Scott A. Theis, 39, of Kalaheo, Kauai, an employee of Holo Holo Charters, Outfitters Kauai, Syngenta Co. and the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department at Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by son Gabriel, daughter Samantha Mabanag, parents Fred and Norma, brother Ryan and grandmother Marie Boehm. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kaoru Toyofuku

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Sept. 10, 2013
Kaoru Toyofuku, 84, of Honolulu, a retired MSC Industrial Supply supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Manoa Cottage. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by companion Lillian K.L. Lee and sister Tokie Hidani. Private services.

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Violet Asayo Watanabe

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Aug. 26, 2013
Violet Asayo Watanabe, 86, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Donna Young, brother George Oka, sister Ellen Endo, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Teruo Yamamoto

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Oct. 5, 2013
Teruo Yamamoto, 84, of Hilo, retired proprietor of Teruo Yamamoto Painting Contractor, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jane S.; daughters Loraine Terada and Susan Kagohara; brother Hisao; sisters Sachiko Mitsuyoshi, Helen Tanaka and Amy Ogawa; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sue Aiko Shimabukuro Yoshida

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Oct. 8, 2013
Sue Aiko Shimabukuro Yoshida, 43, of Pukalani, Maui, a pharmacist for Foodland Pukalani, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Fort Ord, Calif. She is survived by husband Scott, son Micah, parents Kazuo and Lily Shimabukuro, and sister Lynn Yoshioka. Private services.

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Yuriko Yasuda Yoshioka

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Oct. 3, 2013
Yuriko Yasuda Yoshioka, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Fisher Printing Co. typist, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by daughters Linda Kaneshiro and Cindy Yoshioka; brothers Terumitsu “Teru,” Kazumitsu “Kazu” and Roy Yasuda; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Benjamin Yuen Sing Zane

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Oct. 5, 2013
Benjamin Yuen Sing Zane, 85, of Honolulu, a licensed Realtor, certified commercial investment member, certified insurance agent and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Heeia. He is survived by wife Margaret B.; son Sigmund; daughters Paula Anthony, Michele Zane-Faridi and Mari Zane-Hartman; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to charity.

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