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BEATRICE “BETTY” AKINA

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BEATRICE BETTY AKINA Age 84, of Haleiwa, HI, passed away November 28, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born November 25, 1929 in Honolulu. A cashier at Haleiwa 7 Eleven. She is survived by son, Wayne Akina; daughters, Georgette (Bobby) Ane, Candy (Jeff) Fagin; brothers, Wilfred (May) Lau, Stanley (May) Lau, Larry Lau; sisters, Irene (Hollis) Knight, Bernice “Benny” Goldizen; 22 grandchildren; 29 great- grandchildren; 1 great-great- grandchild. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (Jan 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LUCY “LUCILLE” PEPE’E AKUI

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LUCY LUCILLE PEPE’E AKUI Age 67, of Waianae, HI, passed away December 3, 2013 in Waianae. Born November 17, 1946 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by son, Phillip (Trisha) Payomo; daughters, Bernadette (Stephen) Bartels, Barbara “Kamalani” (Joey) Caballes, Shaunte “Shauny” (Eric) Akui, Merlie Payomo, Peggy (Dane) Makaila; sisters, Denise (Alan) Lyons of CA, Rosalinda (Xavier) Monreal of TX, Juanita “Ning” (Frank) Stickler of CA; 18 grand- children; 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (January 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Flowers Welcome.

George Calvin Alvarez

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Dec. 22, 2013
George Calvin Alvarez, 62, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Keoki; daughter Malia; father Elugino V. Sr.; brothers Elugino V. Jr., Fernando V., Robin Sr., William, Anthony, Alan “Puncho,” Dean, Wilbur and Wayne “Cody”; and sisters Mildred I., Patricia, Deborah L. and Joanna Alvarez, Irene Flores, Caroline Lamelas, Vivian I. Buhl, Verna K. Chappell, Barcillia Ramirez, Darlene Morrero, and Renee Abadilla. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Celebration of life: 6 p.m.

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Catherine Puanani Margaret Bator

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Dec. 12, 2013
Catherine Puanani Margaret Bator, 91, of Kailua, a retired phone operator at Andrade’s and Outrigger Hotel, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Wayne Kimi, and Bobby, Donald and Patrick “Bunny” Bator; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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MYRTLE KAU’INOHEA BEAMER

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1-5 MYRTLE BEAMERMYRTLE KAU’INOHEA BEAMER Myrtle Kau’inohea Beamer (April 28, 1925 – December 8, 2013) was born to Charles Gordon Kailipeleuli Hopkins and Myrtle Margaret Fernandez and was later lovingly adopted by Stephen William Wiechert when her mother remarried. Aunty Myrtle taught the Beamer style hula to generations of dancers at her Kailua, Oahu home for over fifty years. Her sweet disposition and graciousness was loved and appreciated by everyone that knew her, especially her in-laws, the Beamer ‘Ohana. She is preceded in death by brothers Charles Gordon K. Hopkins Sr. and Carl Wiechert, son Francis Keali’inohopono Desha Beamer III, grandson Francis Keali’inohopono Desha Beamer IV, hanai son George D. Ferrara of Escondido, California. She is survived by loving husband Francis Keali’inohopono Desha Beamer Jr., son David Kailipeleuli Beamer, daughter Leslie Kau’inohea (Robert III) Tanaka, hanai son W. Bones Yuen, all of Kamuela, Hawaii, sisters Jean (Joseph-deceased) Kalani of Chula Vista, California and Angeline “Peewee” Locey of Anahola, Kauai; 10 loving grandchildren, 34 great grand- children, and 4 great great grandchildren, numerous nephews and nieces. She was a favored dancer of her mother in law and kumu hula Louise “Dambi” Beamer. Her home was always a beacon of aloha and hospitality to many and she will always be remembered with deep fondness and love. Memorial services will be held on January 18, 2014 at the Annunciation Catholic Church in Kamuela. Visitation at 8:00 am and memorial services at 10:00 am. A celebration of her life will be held at the Beamer Ranch after the services. Please contact David Beamer (808) 987-7175 or Bones Yuen (808) 987-3931 for more information.

Esperanza Badua Bonifacio

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Dec. 4, 2013
Esperanza Badua Bonifacio, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Carmelo, Willy and Joey; daughters Imelda Castanaga, Letty Bonilla, Filomena Bonoan, Glory Martin and Ninfa Greene; 25 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church, 830 Main St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu. com.

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Marcelina Agustin Cayaban

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Dec. 27, 2013
Marcelina Agustin Cayaban, 72, of Kihei, Maui, a McDonald’s housekeeper, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Abulug, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by son Ferdinand; daughters Milagros and Raquel Cayaban, Adelina Shade, Elydia Bartolome, Carmelita Vidad, and Edralin Bulosan; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jacqueline Yok Lin Chew

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1-5-14 589862 Jacqueline Yok Lin ChewJACQUELINE YOK LIN CHEW Jacqueline “Jackie” Chew, 86, of Honolulu, Hawai’i, died peacefully in her sleep on December 27, 2013. She was born May 8, 1927, in Puna, on the Big Island of Hawai’i. She is survived by her four daughters, Evelyn Ching, Marion Chew Leary, Kathryn Chew and Sandra Hill; brothers, Tom “Ah Kwock” Ho, Peter Ho; sisters, Muriel Leong, Betty Araujo, Billie Ching, Elizabeth Martin, and Janet Crabbe. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Jackie formerly worked at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard as a Budget Analyst Supervisor. She loved sports, sushi, orchids and most of all, her family. She was compassionate to everyone and was always helpful to those around her. Visitation from 10:30 am, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Services to follow 11:30 am. Burial to follow at a later time at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire welcomed. The family requests no flowers please. Online condolences can be viewed at borthwickoahu.com

EUNICE “TOOTS” IRETON DEHAY

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1-5-14 EUNICE DEHAY b&wEUNICE TOOTS IRETON DEHAY 88, of Kailua, Hawaii passed away surrounded by family at her home on Friday, November 22, 2013. She was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. Aug. 26, 1925. Toots was Co-owner of Marue & Gertz, Ltd. and a long time costumer for the Lanikai Mortgage Players. She is survived by husband Raymond M. deHay, MD, son Robert (Marlene) Gertz, daughter Patricia (Melvyn) Akiyama, stepsons Roger (Kathy) and Lawrence deHay, step-daughters Charlotte (Donald) Clausen and Cynthia deHay, grandchildren Adam (Heather), Benjamin & Luke Gertz. A celebration of her life will be held at Lanikai Community Park, Jan 11, 2014 @ 10:30am. Private Burial at Diamond Head Memorial Park, Jan. 13, 2014 @ 10:30am. Casual Attire.

Walter William Figueredo

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SHOZO FUKUNAGA

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SHOZO FUKUNAGA Age 84, of Mililani, HI, passed away December 2, 2013 in Honolulu. Born March 19, 1929 in South Kona, HI. Retired from United Airlines. He is survived by wife, Iris A. Fukunaga; daughters, Lynn (Arnold) Ching, Renee Fukunaga, Christy (Scott) Jarvis, Terrilynn; brothers, Takamari Fukunaga, Suetaka Fukunaga, Shiege Fukunaga, James Fukunaga, Yoshikage (Shino) Fukunaga; sisters, Fujiko (Kenneth) Ito, Hanako Miyahara, Setsuko Toriano, Jane (Robert) Sato; 7 grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 11) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Evangeline Lorraine Golden

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Oct. 28, 2013
Evangeline Lorraine Golden, 82, of Laie died in Laie. She was born in Happy Valley, Maui. She is survived by husband Ernest L.; sons Carl L. and Kevin M.; daughter Karen L. Golden-Twiggs; brothers Ronald and Jeremiah Sylva; sisters Germaine A. Tavares, Carmen J. Souza and Claire J. Vega; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ursula Denar Hare

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Nov. 26, 2013
Ursula Denar Hare, 93, of Waipahu, a radio personality in entertainment and retail sales employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Nikolaiken, Lithuania. She is survived by daughter Teresa and a sister. Services: 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Central Union Church, Atherton Chapel. Private inurnment.

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Celeste Mahealani Kaahanui-Rosa

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Dec. 2, 2013
Celeste Mahealani Kaahanui-Rosa, 48, of Ewa Beach died in Hono≠lulu. She was born in Hono≠lulu. She is survived by husband William Rosa; son William K.; daughter Jazlynn K. Kaahanui-Montgomery; mother Evelyn Kaahanui; brothers George III, Sherman, Anthony and Reuben Kaahanui, Jason Jokiel, and William Gifford; sisters Tamara Kaahanui, Kehau Kaeo, Jadan Liilii and Shawny Stone; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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AIKO KAGEURA

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AIKO KAGEURA Age 87, of Pearl City, HI, passed away November 12, 2013 in Honolulu. Born July 18, 1926 in Honolulu, HI. Preceded in death by son Harold Kageura. She is survived by daughter, Sandy (Grant) Kobayashi; brother, Harry (Jane) Sasagawa; sisters, Mary Kodama of CA, Mariko Miura of CA; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children. Private services were held.

VICKIE MISAKO KANNO

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1-5 VICKIE MISAKO KANNOVICKIE MISAKO KANNO Peacefully passed away on Dec. 21, 2013 in Pasadena, Ca. Born in 1923 on Maui, she moved to Honolulu where she raised her 3 children. She was an outstanding saleswoman and began selling cosmetics door-to-door, later selling pots and pans and encyclopedias. She eventually became a successful real estate agent and apartment developer. She was very charismatic, outgoing and fun-loving, and enjoyed traveling and ballroom dancing. In 2005, she moved to Pasadena to live with her daughter and her family. She is survived by her son, Wayne Kanno of Honolulu and her daughter, Pamela Hicklin, son- in-law Thomas Hicklin, M.D., and grandson, Tony Hicklin of Pasadena, Ca. She is truly missed but is now in heaven with our Lord.

Phyllis Mae Kansana

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Dec. 24, 2013
Phyllis Mae Kansana, 62, of Hilo, a retired office assistant at Sears Roebuck & Co. in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Edward; sons Joseph Ragocos Jr., and Edward Jr. and Ekuwalo Kansana; daughters Kimberly Malani, Maegan Kansana and Makalani Lee; father Raymond F. Estrella; sisters Annette Arruda and Emily Ascino; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Zhi Qiong Kwok

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Dec. 20, 2013
Zhi Qiong “Jenny” Kwok, 58, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Fat Hing; son Denney K.W.; mother Su Qun Lin; brothers Zhi Tao, Zhi Pei and Gary Z.H. Chen; and sister Zhi Mei Young. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Pok Hui Lee

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Dec. 12, 2013
Pok Hui “Cathy” Lee, 75, of Aiea died in Hono≠lulu. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Duane; son Charles; daughters Karen Takahashi, Catherine Kerch and Christine Royce; brother James Ha; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Henry K. Maeda

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Dec. 8, 2013
Henry K. Maeda, 71, of Hono≠lulu, a retired Oahu Air Conditioning supervising refrigeration mechanic, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Donna Kaneshiro and Celeste Maeda, brothers Michael and Kenneth, and sister Joyce Ohara. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Michael D. Maeda

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Nov. 29, 2013
Michael D. Maeda, 52, of Las Vegas, an executive chef and former restaurant owner, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Hono≠lulu. He is survived by sisters Donna Kaneshiro and Celeste Maeda. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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MARY ALICE GURLEY MANLEY

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1-5-14 MARY ALICE GURLEY MANLEYMARY ALICE GURLEY MANLEY Of Honolulu and Kawela Bay, went home to be with the Lord peacefully, on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at home, surrounded by friends and family. She was born March 15, 1931 in Whittier, California, to Mildred England Gurley and John Addison Gurley II, 3rd generation California orange ranchers. She was also Grand-niece of a member of the cabinet of the court of King Kalakaua. The family moved to Newport Beach, in the early 1940s, where Mary pursued her sailing and tennis interests. She attended Newport Harbor High, graduating in 1948. Mary attended the University Of Colorado at Boulder where she met her future husband, Elmer E. K. Manley, of Wahiawa. Mary and Elmer were married in Corona del Mar, California, on July 29, 1951. Elmer was sent by the Air National Guard, to Wichita, Kansas. Upon leaving the Air National Guard, Mary and Elmer moved to Wahiawa, in 1952 and continued to live on Oahu for their 62 1/2 years together. Mary was an avid potter and an active volunteer as room mother, girl scout leader, and soccer mom. Her lilikoi jelly was loved by all. She continued her sailing hobby, occasionally sailing her Lido 14 from Kawela Bay to Haleiwa. Mary was an active member of Chi Omega Sorority and an honorary member of the Kamehameha Schools Class of 1948. Mary was well known in the travel industry in Honolulu, with a career as a travel agent and eventually purchased Bel Air Travel in 1980. She pursued her passion for travel, touring all over the world. She retired from Bel Air in 1994 and turned her attention to volunteer work, delivering “Meals on Wheels”, and working for The Palace Shop at I’olani Palace for 17 years. In recent years, Mary and Elmer retired permanently to their home at Kawela Bay, where they enjoyed peaceful times and Mary’s favorite, “Wheel of Fortune” TV show. In addition to Elmer, Mary is survived by her 4 children: daughter, Laura Manley Colandrea (Tom) of Honolulu; sons, Mark Manley (Nancy) of Kawela Bay; Addison Manley (Connie) of Eugene, Oregon; and Scott Manley (Jennifer) of Na’alehu, Hawai’i; Grandchildren, Jesse Colandrea (Jana) of Honolulu, Trevor Colandrea (Allison) of Boston, Massachusetts; Evan Manley and Lauren Manley of Bend, Oregon; Mark Bonner(Amanda) of California; Great-grand daughters, Chloe, Emma, and Ellis Colandrea. Family and friends are invited to join the family for Funeral Services/Celebration of Life to be held at Waiokeola Congregational Church on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm, and the memorial service and scattering of ashes to be held at the family home at Kawela Bay, Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Mary’s favorites, “Meals on Wheels Hawaii” or “Friends of I’olani Palace”.

Kevin Paul Mara

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Dec. 19, 2013
Kevin Paul Mara, 50, of Hono≠lulu, a mason, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Thaishalynn; sons Kevin Jr., Chazvin, Grant and Markus Mara, and Joshua Lono; daughters Kevina, Lataisha, Kaylynn and Cianna Mara, and Tiffany Lono; brothers William Sr., Michael Sr., Bruce and Dean; sisters Allison Villanueva and Lorrie Mara; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: leeward≠funeralhome.com.

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Ernesto Macadaeg Mariano

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Dec. 14, 2013
Ernesto Macadaeg Mariano, 73, of Honolulu, a Landscape of Hawaii landscaper, died in Hono≠lulu. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes; daughters Diana and Pamela; brothers Jose and Genaro; sisters Linda Dupitas, Edith Pascual and Norma Acidera; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist. Services: 6 p.m. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Earl Shosuke Motooka

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Dec. 12, 2013
Earl Shosuke “Shobo” Motooka, 79, of Hono¬≠lulu, a retired state Medicaid administrator and an Air Force veteran, died in Hono¬≠lulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean H.; son Dr. Mitchell; daughter Shari Motooka-Higa; brothers Albert M., Philip S., Richard T. and Willis I.; sister Jeannette K. Yoshimori; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Jan. 15 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Abelina Llacuna Pablo

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Dec. 22, 2013
Abelina Llacuna Pablo, 88, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Sheraton Kauai pantry attendant, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Marvin and Roland D., five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Michael James Sacapanio

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Dec. 21, 2013
Michael James Sacapanio, 60, of Kahului, a state Department of Transportation janitor at Kahului Airport, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by companion Terrie Baisa, sons Marshall and Peter Sacapanio-Baisa, daughter Miriam Sacapanio-Baisa, brother Salvador “Sonny,” sister Kathleen and a grandchild. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Christ the King Church. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Dominga R. Santiago

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Dec. 18, 2013
Dominga R. Santiago, 91, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker and laborer at the former Wailea Sugar Co. in Hakalau, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Julio Jr. and Alfred Nacionales, daughter Virginia Tokioka, stepdaughter Juliana Nebreja, brother Daniel Rodrigues, 27 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren and 41 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Section E. Casual attire.

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Gaynor W.T. Sodetani

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Dec. 29, 2013
Gaynor W.T. Sodetani, 67, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard mechanic, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Rebecca M.M. Luke, sisters Kendra Hindes and Johnnie-Kris Winchester, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane≠ohe. Casual attire.

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Alexander J. Aiu Sr.

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Dec. 19, 2013
Alexander J. “Jimmy” Aiu Sr., 73, of Hono≠lulu, a retired city firefighter and retired vending mechanic at Pearl Harbor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono≠lulu. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Alexander Jr. and Craig; daughters Jamie and Darcell Aiwohi, and Barbara Jones; brothers David, Melvin and Harry; sister Sylvia; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Church, 1124 Seventh Ave., Honolulu. Mass: 4:30 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date.

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