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WILLIAM H. ALAMEIDA

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3-23 WILLIAM H. ALAMEIDAWILLIAM H. ALAMEIDA Peacefully died on March 7 at Straub Hospital with family at his side. He was born on April 7, 1926 in Honolulu. After graduating from high school in Honolulu, he was drafted into the U.S. Army to serve in World War II. Bill loved the military and made a career in the Armed Services, where he and his family traveled the world. After 21 years, he retired from the U.S. Air Force and furthered his career In the private sector. He was a true “people person”; his vibrant, gentle personality shined through in all of his endeavors. He devoted his life to family, his greatest enjoyment, always putting them first. We will forever miss Bill’s good nature, warm smile and handshake, wonderful wit and unconditional love for those he cared for most. He touched the lives of many with his easy going, caring and unselfish ways. Bill is survived by his loving wife Lorraine of 67 years, and their three children: Darlene Strickland, Pamela Princenthal, and Will Alameida, Jr., their predeceased daughter, Roslyn Van Zyle. Also survived by three grand children; Joshua Strickland, Dustin Salcido and Lindsey Princenthal, great- grand-daughter; Alia Rose, son in law’s; Daniel Van Zyle and Jason Princenthal. Services on Saturday, March 29, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hawaii Kai. Visitation at 10:30AM, Mass at 11:00AM. Aloha Attire.

Benjamin Q. Antonio

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March 4, 2014
Benjamin Q. “Hollywood” Antonio, 79, of Waialua, a Hawaii National Guard veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Benjamin Jr., daughter Zonia Hill, brother Alfredo Antonio and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Leonora Villiados Artates

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March 7, 2014
Leonora Villiados Artates, 91, of Kahului, a Maui Pine retiree, died at home under hospice care. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Andrew M. Quillope, stepsisters Josephina Santiago and Severina Oriza, a grandchild, eight step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, main section. Casual Hawaiian attire. Online condolences: ballardfamily- mortuaries.com.

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KATHLEEN JOYCE (JOY) ASHTON

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KATHLEEN JOYCE (JOY) ASHTON Joy Ashton died in Honolulu on March 9, 2014 following a short illness. She was born in Birmingham, England on April 15, 1927 where she lived until emigrating to Canada. She returned to England to marry Geoffrey C. Ashton on February 17, 1951, resulting in a marriage that lasted 61 years. In pursuit of his scientific career, they moved to Australia and, in 1964, to Honolulu, where Geoff joined the faculty of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Although Joy primarily viewed herself as a wife and mother, she worked for 25 years on the administrative staff in the Department of Psychiatry and the Dean’s Office of John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In retirement, Joy and Geoff traveled the world, visiting more than 100 countries and all seven continents. Her most eagerly anticipated trips were to Africa to see the animals, where the elephants were particular favorites. She was predeceased by husband Dr. Geoffrey C. Ashton, and is survived by daughters Carolyn (David) Gire, Kathryn (Bill) Sthay, Dr. Melinda Ashton (Dr. Ken Perske); son Jon Ashton; daughter-in-law Diane Ashton; grandchildren Julian, Jennifer and Christopher Gire, Adam (Allison) Sthay, Samantha (Sean) Fannon, Scott Perske, and Geoffrey and Lindsey Ashton; great-grandchildren Ashton and Amanda Sthay. She is also survived by several cousins in England. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be sent to Save the Elephants (www.savetheelephants.org) or to Straub Foundation. At her request, there will be no services.

PAULINO CALAYAG BALUYOT

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3-23  PAULINO BALUYOT IN MEMORIAMIn Memoriam In loving memory of PAULINO CALAYAG BALUYOT 1st Anniversary June 22, 1943 March 24, 2013

FLORA BENITEZ

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3-23 FLORA BENITEZFLORA BENITEZ (1932 – 2014) Flora “Lala” Cruz Benitez, 81, a resident of Las Vegas for 16 years, passed away peacefully Feb. 26, 2014. She retired from Liberty House Kahala after 33 years of service. Flora was born in Kahuku, Hawaii, to Antonio Cruz and Maria Pacheco Cruz, Oct. 20, 1932. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Cheyne. She was the last surviving sibling of a family that included two brothers, Julio and Tito; and five sisters, Maria, Melia, Lola, Ata and Rita. She is survived by her companion, Jose Sao; son, Brian T. Benitez; daughters, Colleen Gail Peterson and Leanne Benitez; eight grand- children, Jolie, Kaile, Keenan, Lucas, Shaunn, Chianne, Sashiana and Barrett; six great grandchildren; and a large and close extended family. Celebration of life prayer services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at St. Rochs Church, 56-350 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku. Lunch will follow in the Parish Hall. The following day, we will bid Lala a fond Aloha O’e with a paddle out at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 30, at Kaiser Bowl behind the Ilikai Hotel. Family and friends welcome to attend.

ROBERT “DA COLONEL” ARUCAN CABASUG

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3-23 ROBERT CABASUGROBERT DA COLONEL ARUCAN CABASUG Age 62, of Mililani, HI, passed away February 22, 2014 in Mililani. Born August 23, 1951 in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Lieutenant Colonel United States Army; and at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard as a Engineer Division Head. He is survived by wife, Joyce “Jojo” C. Cabasug; sons, Scott VonBrutt, Jason Cabasug, Jonathan Cabasug; daughters, Christine Alvarez, Marcy Nicolas; 12 grandchildren; 5 great- grandchildren; brothers, Alan Cabasug, Virgilio Cabasug; sisters, Susan Esteban, Nita Manaar Pac. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (April 4) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 11:15 a.m., Prayer Service 12:00 noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Clayton Kwai Jung Chee

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3-23 CLAYTON  KWAI JUNG CHEECLAYTON KWAI JUNG CHEE Clayton Kwai Jung Chee of Kailua, HI. Born 10/29/58 and Passed 3/11/14 at age 55. Son of Clifford D.Y. Chee Sr and Beverly Maydell (Wise) Chee. He is survived by his children, Ambrose (Hillary), Azra (April), Ainsley (Leslieli), Aspen; Grandson Lennox; Brothers, Clinton (Steve), Clifford (Gwen), Colin (Chandre), Curtis (Adrienne); many uncles, aunties, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Memorial service held at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe, Monday 3/31/14. Immediate Family visitation 9:30-10am; Public visitation 10- 11:30 am; Memorial Service 11:30-12:30pm; Final visitation 12:30-1:30pm; Burial 2pm. Aloha Attire. Flowers welcome.

LISA LANI (MATSUKAWA) CHINN

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3-23 LISA LANI CHINNLISA LANI (MATSUKAWA) CHINN Lisa Lani Chinn, 53, of Mercer Island, WA, died February 20, 2014, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Lisa was born in Wahiawa, the daughter of Joe and Florence Matsukawa of Aiea. She graduated from Aiea High School. She attended the University of Hawaii and graduated from the University of Washington. Her varied career included work as an advertising account executive, human resources Manager at Allstate Insurance and Precor, real estate agent and volunteer coordinator at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of WA. After retiring from her full time work, she also helped her husband Keith in the family construction business building, remodeling and managing several residential properties. She shared her love of golf with inner-city youth through the Bogey Bear Jr. Golf Foundation based at Jefferson Golf course in Seattle where, for more than a dozen years, she tirelessly recruited mentors, rustled up equipment and organized the annual fundraising golf tournament. In 2013, Lisa and Bogey Bear were recognized by the Northwest Asian Weekly with a Visionary Award. Lisa also loved entertaining family and friends at her Mercer Island home. Lisa is survived by her husband Keith Chinn of Mercer Island, daughters Lindsay and Haley, parents Joe and Florence Matsukawa of Aiea, sisters Lori Matsukawa (Larry Blackstock) of Bellevue, Liane Voss (Bruce) of Kailua, in-laws Dickson and Nellie Chinn of Bellevue, brothers-in-law Jeffrey Chinn (Joanie) of Redmond, Layne Chinn of Mercer Island, six nieces and nephews. Private services were held. Donations in Lisa’s honor may be made to Bogey Bear Jr. Golf Foundation, PO Box 18825 Seattle, 98118.

Laily Tunessa Chowdry

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Feb. 16, 2014
Laily Tunessa Chowdry, 75, of Kihei, Maui, a professional clown known as Featherduster, died at home. She was born in New York City. She is survived by daughter Ayesha Pacholke, mother Catherine Torres, brother Noor, sister Angie Mills and a grandchild. Services held. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com. Incorrect and incomplete obituary printed March 7.

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Dr. Raymond Wai Mun Chun

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March 14, 2014
Dr. Raymond Wai Mun Chun, 88, of Madison, Wis., a pediatric neurologist and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in University of Wisconsin Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Memee K., sons Michael R. and Mark R., daughter Ruthanne C. Polikowski and six grandchildren. Services in Madison. Inurnment at a later date in Hawaii. Online condolences and more information: cressfuneralservice.com.

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CELEDONIA CASASOLA DEVERATURDA

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3-23 CELEDONIA DEVERATURDACELEDONIA CASASOLA DEVERATURDA Age 93, of Mililani, HI, passed away February 16, 2014 in Kailua. Born March 3, 1920 in Baculud, Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines. Retired from Liberty House. She is survived by daughters, Erlinda (David) Weaver, Belen (Gabriel) Marquez; sons, Felix (Charlene) Deveraturda, Jr., Jaime (Daren) Deveraturda, Rolando (Medeleine) Deveraturda; 13 grandchildren; 17 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (March 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 10:30 a.m., Prayer Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Jenilee Aulani Foust

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March 16, 2014
Jenilee Aulani “Jeni” Foust, 31, of Lahaina, a former Iron Imu Restaurant hostess/cashier, died at home under hospice care. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by companion Isaiah Makaiwi, son Pakana Makaiwi, daughter Sabina Makaiwi, parents Jay Foust and Monica Aarhus, stepfather Darin Mahiai, brother Daniel Tungpalan, sister Jaclyn Tungpalan and grandfather Ben Tungpalan. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Canoe Beach in Lahaina. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Elsie Harue Fukumoto

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March 16, 2014
Elsie Harue Fukumoto, 71, of Pukalani, Maui, a homemaker and a cook at several restaurants, died at home under hospice care. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Thomas; son Kevin; daughters Susan Haida, Carolyn Nakagawa, Colleen Antonio and Diane Camara; sisters Irene Niitani, Bernice Otani and Lillian Wada; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Masami Fukuoka

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March 6, 2014
Masami Fukuoka, 91, of Wailuku, a Hawaii Department of Education administrator, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife June, daughters Wilma Sato and Rene Samuelson, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Jean Mieko Hashimoto

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Feb. 28, 2014
Jean Mieko Hashimoto, 81, of Honolulu, a supply department clerk at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Richard and Jack. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Wilfred M. Heirakuji

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March 11, 2014
Wilfred M. Heirakuji, 72, of Honolulu, a retired electrician, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Su Cha; sons Shane and Dale Heirakuji, and Randy Yim; daughter Susie Murray; brothers Roy, Wally, Clyde and Charles; sisters Jean and Brenda; and five grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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RODNEY “BOY” KEALIIMAHIAI BURGESS III

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3-23 RODNEY BURGESS III b&wRODNEY BOY KEALIIMAHIAI BURGESS III Rodney “Boy” Kealiimahiai Burgess III passed away on March 10, 2014 at age of 71. He was born on July 18, 1942 in Nuuanu, Hawaii. A graduate of Kamehameha School for Boys class of 1960, he was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, and attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa. A successful businessman and entrepreneur, Rodney Burgess was the President of several companies including RB Insurance Services, Inc., The Furniture Company Ltd., Interior Construction of Hawaii Inc., RB Financial Services, Inc., RB Corral, Native Hawaiian Ocean Activities, and Rod Burgess Realty. Burgess also led the restoration and re-launching of the traditional double-hulled sailing canoe, Eala. Rodney Burgess served as the Vice President of the Hawaii Consumer Finance Association, was a co-founder and charter member of the North Shore Jaycees, a charter member and director of the Hawaiian Businessmen’s Association, a member of the Congress of the Hawaiian People, a member of the Queen Emma and Waialua Hawaiian Civic Clubs, a founding member of the Kailua-Kona Chapter of the Royal Order of Kamehameha I, and President of Onipaa Na Kupuna o Waimanalo. He was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian affairs and served from 1980 – 1990 in various capacities including Chairman of the Land and Natural Resources Committee, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chairman of Planning and Development, and Co-chair and Founder of OHA’s Status and Entitlement Commission. Burgess was appointed by Governor Ariyoshi and the Secretary of Interior to the Federal-State Task Force on Hawaiian Homes. Burgess lead efforts at OHA to defend kuleana lands from quiet title actions, intervene in the unearthing of Hawaiian burials at Kapalua, and lobbied the State Legislature to provide long-term leases to residents of Maunalaha Valley on Oahu and Milolii – Hoopuloa on Hawaii Island. Burgess vigorously pursued ceded lands claims and participated in negotiations resulting in increased revenues and retroactive payments to OHA. Burgess was a strong advocate for Hawaiian self-governance, Hawaiian language schools, and Hawaiian cultural centers. He was preceded in death by his father, Rodney Kealiimahiai Burgess Jr., brother, Roy Burgess, son Brad Burgess, and grand-daughter Cherish Cabral. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Burgess; brothers, Reynard (Yolanda) Burgess and Randall (Debbie) Burgess; sons Chad (Val) Burgess, Eric Burgess, Kawika (Kaui) Burgess, and Kona Burgess; daughters, Danielle (Fernando) Cunha, Crystal Hualalai Cabral, and Eala Burgess; and grandchildren, Kahikina Burgess, Sanoe Burgess, Kuaihelani Burgess, Gabriela Cunha, Kaholokai Cunha, Hulali Cabral and Ecko Cabral. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am. Aloha attire.

Herbert Edward Moore Jr.

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March 12, 2014
Herbert Edward Moore Jr., 64, of Wailuku, a computer repair technician, died at home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by sons Victor and Travis, brother Victor and a grandchild. Private scattering service. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Nolan Pana Jr.

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Feb. 10, 2014
Nolan “Nol” Pana Jr., 21, of Pearl City, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Nolan K. Sr. and Tiare T., brother Tyson G.K. and sister Shanley S.M. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Charles Hitoshi Koizumi

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March 8, 2014
Charles Hitoshi Koizumi, 92, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii state welder and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Michi, daughter Jane Heit, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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ALFREDO DOMINIC LAGASO

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3-23 ALFREDO DOMINIC LAGASOALFREDO DOMINIC LAGASO Alfredo Lagaso’s life was and forever will be set to music. Al was born in 1937 in Pahoa, Hawaii. By the time he graduated from Pahoa High School, the self-taught musician had mastered the piano, clarinet, saxophone, guitar, upright base and ukulele. Al earned a degree in music education from UH. In 1964 he joined Ewa Beach High and Intermediate School and composed the school’s alma mater which was sung in 1965 by the first graduating class of the newly formed James Campbell High School. In 1975, he became the school’s first student activities coordinator and served in that position until retiring in 1998. During his career, he was also music director for Aldersgate United Methodist Church, the Pamana Singers, and associate conductor of the Hawaii Ecumenical Chorale. Al also served on the board of the Wesley Foundation, Susannah Wesley Community Center, and was one of the original members of Faith Action for Community Equity. Al passed away on March 10 at home, surrounded by family. He is survived by wife Natividad Lagaso; brother Edwin Lagaso; sister Rose Malakaua; daughters Nadine Lagaso, Almarie Lagaso and Trisha Lagaso Goldberg; son-in-law David Goldberg; grandson Primo Lagaso Goldberg; nieces and nephews. Please join our family in celebrating his life on Saturday, March 29 at First United Methodist Church (1020 S. Beretania St.) 5:30 visitation, 6:30 celebration of life, reception to follow. Aloha attire. Online condolences at BorthwickOahu.com.

IRENE TAMIKO “TAMI” MAESAKA

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3-23 IRENE MAESAKAIRENE TAMIKO TAMI MAESAKA Age 82, of Pearl City, HI, passed away March 17, 2014 in Honolulu. Born August 5, 1931 in Honolulu, HI. Member of Leeward YMCA Tai Chi Ohana. She is survived by son, Robert (Gina) Maesaka; daughter, Jodie (Guy Hirata) Maesaka- Hirata; brother, Tokio Itano; sisters, Gladys Konishi, Makie Miyake, Takako Sueda; grand- child, Guysen Hirata. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (March 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 9:30 a.m. Saturday (March 29) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Elaine Medeiros

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March 14, 2014
Elaine Medeiros, 67, of Fayetteville, N.C., formerly of Kapolei, died in Fayetteville. She was born in Samoa. She is survived by husband Norman; son Ernest Hawkins; daughters Renita Siaosi, Sheila “Joyce” Medeiros and Chantelle H. Vongbandith; brothers Edward, Eric and Elliot Fa’asoa; sisters Theresa Tua’ao, Maryann Siaosi, Iolina Tautalatasi, Elizabeth Williams, Eugenie Faitau, Bertha Sola, Florence Oliver and Imelda Manuma; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m.

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MARIAN H. “MIM” ARTZT. MIM

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MARIAN H. MIM ARTZT. MIM 82, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014 with family in Minneapolis, MN. She was a loving mother of her three sons: Joe and wife Allyn, Chris and wife Margo, Jonesy and wife Christina. She was a devoted grandmother to 7 grandchildren, caring sister to her brother Robert and wife Penny, and sincere friend to those she held close. Mim lived in Honolulu for almost 40 years before moving to Los Angeles, then Chappaqua, New York, before making her residence in North Port, FL. Born in Fort Worth, TX, Mim attended the University of Texas at Austin, after which she married and moved to Hawaii. She modeled both in Hawaii and nationally, worked at Joseph Magnin and managed Gucci in Hawaii, and volunteered at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. In Florida, she worked in interior design sales and was active in her garden club, specializing in orchids. She had a special place in her heart for animals, and her dogs in particular. In lieu of flowers, please direct donations to the National Wildlife Federation http://www.nwf.org/. Arrangements are pending for a small celebration in Honolulu, Hawaii just prior to honoring her request that her ashes be laid to rest in the Pacific Ocean. Holcomb-Henry-Boom-Purcell Funeral Homes & Cremation Services St. Paul, Minnesota www.holcombhenryboom.com

Mitsue Miyaji

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March 15, 2014
Mitsue Miyaji, 88, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kalaoa, Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Glenn, Harvey and Jarrett; daughter Charlene Mashiba; brothers Tom and Shoji Suzuki; sister Claudia Y. Sample; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Flora Collado Nartatez

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March 9, 2014
Flora Collado Nartatez, 78, of Maui, a Dole field worker, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Jacqueline, hanai daughter Imelda Anderson, brothers Paul and Bonifacio Collado, sisters Teresita Andres and Herminia Lastimosa, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church in Kahului. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mae Mitsuko Okano

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March 15, 2014
Mae Mitsuko Okano, 73, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Charles M., daughter Tricia M., brothers Gerald and Glenn Matsubara, sisters Janet Mukai and Jo Ann Matsubara, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Private committal. Casual attire.

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KENNETH “KNUTE” SHIZUO OKITA

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KENNETH KNUTE SHIZUO OKITA Age 85, of Waipahu, HI, passed away February 9, 2014 in Honolulu. Born June 25, 1928 in Waipahu, HI. Kenneth was retired from Hawaii Sugar Planters Assoc. He was active in the baseball community. He is survived by wife, Jean Okita; daughters, Colette (Miles) Kinoshita, Jill Okita; brother, Thomas Uyeno; sisters, Doris Igarashi, Sister Mary Vianney, Jean (Frank) Murakawa, Nora (Stanley) Ginoza; 2 grand- children; sister-in-law, Setsuko Uyeno. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (March 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m.

Rosendo Sagucio Pasion

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March 15, 2014
Rosendo Sagucio Pasion, 91, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired McBryde Sugar Plantation laborer, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lanao Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Rudy, Alfonso and Larry; daughters Ofelia Felipe, Ester Tanimoto, Adi Souza and Letty Hanks; 20 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens in Lihue.

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