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William Herman Alameida

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March 7, 2014
William Herman Alameida, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorraine, son William “Will” Jr., daughters Darlene Strickland and Pamela Princenthal, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Pedro C. Andaya

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March 13, 2014
Pedro C. Andaya, 92, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. laborer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Vic and Mark; daughters Angelita Gaspar, Flora Torres and Nena Valdez; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Night wake: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Flora Cruz Benitez

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Feb. 26, 2014
Flora Cruz Benitez, 81, of Las Vegas, a retired Liberty House Kahala employee, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by companion Jose Sao, son Brian T., daughters Colleen G. Peterson and Leanne Benitez, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Roch Catholic Church, 56-350 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku. Paddle-out: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Kaiser Bowl, behind Ilikai Hotel. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Paul James Bornand

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March 12, 2014
Paul James Bornand, 59, of Honolulu, an organist, died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Janine, brother Gary and sister Diane Bornand-Shroyer. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Donations suggested to American Guild of Organists or Islands Hospice.

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Clayton Kwai Jung Chee

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March 11, 2014
Clayton Kwai Jung Chee, 55, of Waimanalo died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ambrose K.K., Azra K.H. and Ainsley M.N.; daughter Aspen C.L.P.; brothers Clinton K.S., Clifford D.Y. Jr.; Colin K.M. and Curtis K.K.W.; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kenneth Alton Dyer

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March 19, 2014
Kenneth Alton “Kenny” Dyer, 57, of Kailua-Kona, a framer and painter for Metcalf Construction Co., Tom Catton Painting and STP Painting LLC, died at home. He was born in Tulsa, Okla. He is survived by hanai sons Jacob and Chance Pollard, and Finn Gallagher; brother Sam; sister Marcia Bisbee; hanai brothers Mark Pollard, John Gallagher, Joe Tawater and Rob Stough; and hanai sister Melanie Gallagher. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Old Kona Airport Beach, double pavilion. Services: 11 a.m. Loose flowers welcome. Call 960-5183 for information.

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Anna Ana Ellis

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March 10, 2014
Anna Ana “Sweetheart” Ellis, 69, of Chandler, Ariz., a retired American Airlines international reservations employee, died at home. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survvied by husband Herman K. “Kappy”; sons Alexander-Alika, Christopher-John, Joseph-Harvey, William-Spencer and Stephen-Lawrence; daughters Dezeree-Francine, Sarahlynn, Jennifer-Marie and Lianne-Francis; five brothers; two sisters; 31 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Family visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului. Public visitation: 10 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: noon at Makawao Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Craig Jeffrey Garner

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March 17, 2014
Craig Jeffrey Garner, 57, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawthorne, Calif. He is survived by mother Carla and brother Jay T. No services. Donations suggested to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center.

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SHIZUYO HAYASHI

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SHIZUYO HAYASHI Formerly of Eleele, Kauai, passed away peacefully at the age of 94, in San Jose, Ca. She is survived by daughter, Adele (Ronald), Sons, Gary (Keiko), and Wilfred (Frances), six grandsons and one great grandson. She is also survived by three brothers. Private services have been held.

Mitsue Iraha

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March 6, 2014
Mitsue Iraha, also known as “Michan” and “Margaret,” 91, of Pearl City, a retired kitchen employee at Washington Place, died in Honolulu. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Randall M.; daughters Sharon K. Ogomori, Marcia E. Iraha and Arlene E. Higashi; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Marion Teruko Ishikawa

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Feb. 21, 2014
Marion Teruko Ishikawa, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Hotel waitress, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gordon K., son Jerry, daughter Karen, sister Margaret Lawson, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazuo Ito

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March 16, 2014
Kazuo Ito, 67, of Kaneohe, former owner of Waikiki Bottom Fishing Tour, died at home. He was born in Ibaragi-ken, Japan. He is survived by wife Mieko, sons Andy and Kei, daughter Rindy and brother Teruo. Visitation: 5 p.m. April 4 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Michiyo Iwasaki

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March 9, 2014
Michiyo Iwasaki, 73, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by daughters Linda C. and Cindy K.; mother Tsutae Okabe; brothers Keitaro, Masami and Osamu Okabe; and sister Seiko Okabe. Services held.

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Kyoko Kaneshiro

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Feb. 24, 2014
Kyoko Kaneshiro, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Spencecliff Corp. employee, died in Hiolani Care Center at Kahala Nui. She was born in Niigata, Japan. She is survived by son Clyde, daughter Lynn Kaku and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Barbara Naomi Kato

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Feb. 27, 2014
Barbara Naomi Kato, 70, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education secretary for Lanakila Elementary School, will be remembered in services 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. She died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kevin Y. and Keith S.; brothers Gerald, Paul, Lance, Derek and Joel Santo; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hazel Kikuno Kaya

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March 2, 2014
Hazel Kikuno Kaya, 85, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died in Care Center of Honolulu. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Steven T.; sisters Dorothy Hayashi, Alice Yee, Lillian Oshiro and Daisy Tsujimura; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Sueko Kimura

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March 2, 2014
Sueko Kimura, 94, of Eleele, Kauai, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Edwin and Patrick, daughters Fay Kimura and Linda Shishido, sisters Kikuyo Takahashi and Setsuko Kawado, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Paul Shigeo Kojima

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March 1, 2014
Paul Shigeo Kojima, 67, of Aiea, a retired insurance agent and funeral director, and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cheryl, son Bennett, daughter Tracey Kojima-Go, three stepchildren, brothers Kenneth M. and Roy H., sisters Evelyn S. Buddenhagen and Carol E. Farrow, and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: noon. Aloha attire.

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Fusako Hironaka Kubota

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March 4, 2014
Fusako Hironaka Kubota, 87, of Honolulu, a retired dental assistant at Tripler Army Medical Center Dental Clinic, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Karen Oroku; brothers Hajime, Atsushi and Melvin Hironaka; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Masatoshi Kuwata

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Feb. 23, 2014
Masatoshi “Froggy” Kuwata, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Castle & Cooke office clerk, died in Islands Hospice. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Robert, daughter Ruby Kage, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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JOAN LINN LENZER

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3-24 JOAN LINN LENZERJOAN LINN LENZER Born March 18, 1930 in Chicago. Died March 10, 2014 in Kailua. Met husband Anthony at Antioch College, married 1951 and earned an MSW at Tulane University. Joan was artistic and theatrical, an avid reader, gourmet cook, inveterate shopper and Life Master bridge player. She was a world traveler and a dedicated collector of art and antiques. She was generous of heart, optimistic in spirit and had a gentle humor. Survived by husband Anthony Lenzer, brother Jeffrey Linn (Joan), daughters Sara Lenzer Medeiros (Daniel), Margaret Lenzer, Elizabeth Lenzer (Vincent), sons David Lenzer, Andrew Lenzer (Margaret). Hanai children Heather Strickland, Shelley Cranshaw, James Lelong. Grand- children Julia Curlee, Samuel Curlee, Caitlin Slattery, Lucinda Slattery, great-grandchildren Howard and Rebekah Curlee. Memorial donations to “Friends of the Kailua Library” c/o Kailua Public Library, 239 Kuulei Road, Kailua, HI 96734. Indicate “In memory of Joan Lenzer.”

LINDA ANN CARIAGA LOMIBAO

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LINDA ANN CARIAGA LOMIBAO Age 70, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away February 22, 2014 in Aiea. Born March 11, 1943 in Ewa, HI. Retired from Marriott Hotel. She is survived by children, Jannette Lomibao, Melanie Lomibao, Oliver Lomibao, Joel Lomibao, Vengelin Lomibao; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children; sister, Gloria (Alejandro) Tomas. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday (March 30) at the Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (March 31) at the Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Adelaida Liwanag Marzan

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Feb. 19, 2014
Adelaida Liwanag “Lerma” Marzan, 67, of Waipahu, a retired bilingual school assistant for the state Department of Education, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Quintin, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Alfred R.; son Kelvin L.; daughter Fria L.; brothers Samuel D., Hilario D. and Juanito D. Liwanag; sisters Leticia Felipe, Dolores L. Nalos, Delia L. Badua and Marites Calinawan; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Makakilo. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Brenda Lee Mendoza

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Feb. 13, 2014
Brenda Lee “Bren” Mendoza, 53, of Honomalino, Hawaii, a homemaker, an upholstery assistant and owner of Rainbow Cottage preschool, died in Ka’u Hospital. She was born in Vancouver, Wash. She is survived by husband Ben; sons Preston and Darren Mendoza, Eric Aoki and Troy Wood; daughters Alicia Kay and Chelsea Mendoza; brothers Tim, Dale and Nathan Wood; sisters Marsha Isaacs, Diana Akau, Karen Batsell and Kim Murillo; and 11 grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Hookena Beach Park. Casual attire.

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Ethel Tokiko Minei

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Feb. 13, 2014
Ethel Tokiko Minei, 94, of Pearl City, a retired Dole Cannery packer, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Claudia E. Higa, Dianne S. Minei-Kimoto and Audrey A. Minei; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Shogoro Oshiro

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March 17, 2014
Shogoro Oshiro, 87, of Aiea, a retired government post engineer for the U.S. Department of the Army and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Charles T. and Sidney M., daughter Susan R. Loo, brother John, sisters Jenny Nishimura and Alice Matsui, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Aiko Oye

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Feb. 15, 2014
Aiko Oye, 89, of Honolulu, a retired receptionist, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Rodney H., daughters Karen K. Shinsato and Donna A. Oye, brother Raymond M. Ohira, sisters Haruyo Kaneda and Eiko Kido, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ireneo Pantorilla

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March 19, 2014
Ireneo Pantorilla, 68, of Honolulu, a retired American Airlines flight attendant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Catherine “Kate,” stepmother Julie and brothers Neal and James. Private celebration of life. Donations suggested to The Wings Foundation, P.O. Box 610563, DFW Airport, TX 75261-0563.

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Edwin Kaunahi Pauole

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March 18, 2014
Edwin Kaunahi “Dole” Pauole, 80, of Kailua-Kona, a former Kona Hilton Hotel bellman, a crossing guard for Kealakehe Elementary School and an Army veteran, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Kailua-Kona. He is survived by wife Rebecca; daughters Leanda Bernabe, Delphine Vigilla and Donna and Edwina Pauole; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Nettie Lou Ka’lei’mo’mi Nau’la Peiler

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March 9, 2014
Nettie Lou Ka’lei’mo’mi Nau’la Peiler, 66, of Kaneohe, a retired secretary for the Office of the Chancellor at St. Stephen’s Diocesan Center, Roman Catholic Church Hawaii, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Le’pe’ka Jr., Milton N. and Melson K. Nau’la; and sister Marvalee S.P. Nau’la-Lopez. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Services: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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