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Laurena Garcia Baysa

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July 1, 2015
Laurena Garcia “Auring” Baysa, 91, of Waialua died in Honolulu. She was born in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Dr. Elmer F., Raymond P., Fred, Hubert J. and Daniel G.; daughter Laurie A.B. Oishi; brother Lemuel Garcia; sister Natividad G. Mencias; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kay Kaleookalani Auld Brooks

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Aug. 3, 2015
Kay Kaleookalani Auld Brooks, 59, of North Kohala, Hawaii, an Ocean Sports Waikoloa director of sales and marketing, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Summer; mother Carolyn “Skip” Tomiyama; brothers Neal “Duffy” Auld, and Terry-John, Bruce “Puni” and Brian “Pono” Tomiyama; sisters Kwaj Perez, Judy Morris and Sharon Goodman; hanai sisters Annie Delaries, Vanessa Hawn, Janice Kerr and Judi Jennet; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 29 at Kohala Gospel of Salvation. Services: 10 a.m.

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Victoria Carino Caspillo

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July 4, 2015
Victoria Carino “Toyang” Caspillo, 88, of Batac City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, formerly of Ewa Beach, a Del Monte Corp. retiree, died in Batac City. She was born in Batac City. She is survived by sister Antonia Carino, 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:45 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Jeanne Elizabeth (McGinn) Collison

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JEANNE ELIZABETH (MCGINN) COLLISON Left this life to be with our Savior Jesus Christ on August 2 after a prolonged battle with cancer. She was surrounded with love by her immediate family. Jeanne was born on May 25, 1947 in Gagetown, Michigan. She attended Michigan State University and the University of Michigan and received a BBA and an MBA from the University of Delaware. Jeanne and her family moved to Hawai'i in 1983, where they lived for 23 years. Jeanne taught at Chaminade University and the University of Hawai'i, earning a graduate certificate in elementary education from the University of Hawai'i. She also worked at Maililand Transitional Homeless Shelter in Nanakuli. She and husband Fred moved to Liberty, MO in 2006 where Jeanne enjoyed spending lots of time with her granddaughter. She was very involved in volunteer work lectoring at mass, doing taxes for the AARP/IRS programs, and with Girl Scouts. She (and Fred) also volunteered for a number of years at Bryce Canyon National Park. Jeanne was also blessed to be made an honorary member of her son-in-law's family, the Grelingers. They became ohana and were a major part of her life in Missouri. Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents, all of her grandparents, father-in-law and brother-in-law. She is survived by husband Fred, daughter Beth, son-in-law Tom, granddaughter Malia, mother-in-law, sister-in-law, cousins, niece, and nephew. Her memorial service will be held at St. James Catholic Church in Liberty, MO on Friday, August 14. Thank you also to all the many family and friends that have kept our family in their thoughts and prayers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Rita's (Nanakuli, HI) Catholic Church building fund or the Mary Kay Cancer Foundation. A more extended obituary may be found at jeannecollison.blogspot.com. You may share a message with Jeanne's family or sign an on-line guest book via www.parklawnfunerals.com. Arrangements: Park Lawn Northland Chapel (816) 781-8228.

Adila Arsolon Dorado

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July 30, 2015
Adila Arsolon Dorado, 82, of Waipahu, a housekeeper died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Mariano Jr.; daughters Melba Gepes, Zenaida Gordoncillo and Arlene Southard; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at New Filipino United Church of Christ, Waipahu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condo- lences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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ALICE KEALIIPUAIMOKU FROISETH

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$nameALICE KEALIIPUAIMOKU FROISETH "Aunty Moku" DOB* May 7, 1930-DOD* July 29, 2015 Alice "Aunty Moku" Kealiipuaimoku Froiseth 85 passed away on July 30, 2015, with her 3 daughters by her side at their home in Kaimuki. Born in Maui, and raised by her aunt and uncle, Aunty Moku moved to Honolulu to go to school at Scared Hearts Convent. She married the "Love of Her Life" Wallace F. Froiseth and raised 5 children, 4 girls and 1 boy. She was a very devoted wife and wanted to follow her husband who passed on June 29, 2015, so her husband came to get her to be by his side Forever. Known as Uncle Wally he always told her "We'll Always be Together" and now they are "Forever Together". "Aunty Moku" meet Uncle Wally on the beach of Waikiki. He was out tandem surfing with another girl and saw Moku standing on the shoreline fronting the old Waikiki Tavern. He asked a friend if he would take his partner, so he could tandem surf with Moku. He came to shore an told her" Hey girlie want to go tandem surfing with me". She fell for him right then and there. From that time on she never left his side. Uncle Wally and Aunty Moku as they are affectionately known to all, helped start Waikiki Surf Club a well known canoe club. Uncle Wally would coach the paddlers and Aunty Moku would cook for them and make sure everything was ok. Aunty Moku did all sort of things for the club also filling in as secretary, treasurer and eventually becoming the club president in 1977 and never letting go until her passing. They both are charter members of Waikiki Surf Club, who they both loved so much. There legacy will "Live on Forever'' in the club. Uncle Wally built a koa canoe with his daughter Luana, and when ask what he would name the Koa canoe he said "Tutu" after his beloved wife which he called "Tutu". In the early 1950's Aunty Moku and Uncle Wally helped start the first International Surfing Championships at Makaha Beach. Uncle Wally being a surfer was in the contest and also being head judge with Aunty Moku following him as head recorder. This contest was the foundation of professional surfing today. Together they helped the Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association organize into one of the biggest canoe associations in the world. In the late 60's they helped create an island wide canoe association today known as the Oahu Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association. She helped with being an HCRA official, OHCRA official, co-chaired Blue Hawaiian Moonlight (a Hawaiian Concert at the Shell), secretary of weighing and water lining committee and anything that needed to be done aunty Moku was always willing and able to help.. Aunty Moku along with Lei Faria and Hannie Anderson, helped put together the first Women's Molokai to Oahu Crossing in 1975, which today is known as the Hawaiian Airlines Na Wahine O Ke Kai Molokai to Oahu Canoe Race. While Uncle Wally was a coach for one of the team's Onipa'a, which consisted of paddlers from Waikiki Surf Club, Kailua Canoe Club, Lanikai Canoe Club and Outrigger Canoe Club, she did all the cooking and arrangements for the women. In 1952 Uncle Wally helped create the first ever canoe race from one island to the other which today is known as the Hawaiian Airlines Molokai Hoe Canoe Race again Aunty Moku was right there cooking for the men and making sure all logistic were done. Aunty Moku and Uncle Wally helped build Hokule'a and Hawaii Loa. They were Polynesian Voyage Society Board member till the end. As Uncle Wally sailed to various islands, Aunty Moku was always catching an airplane to catch up with him somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, "Never Leaving his Side". Aunty Moku and Uncle Wally your Love will "Forever Be in Our Hearts" "We will always Love you and Cherish the Memories you shared with us". Mahalo Aunty Moku and Uncle Wally for giving us Waikiki Surf Club. Sweet Sailing and Aloha Oe to both of you. Survived By: Malia Ann Tongg (deceased,) Teene' A. Froiseth, Tina C. Dumaran (Ben), Luana Froiseth (Richline Fong), Leiola Demello (Derrell), grandchildren: Malissa K. Kaaawa (Mike), Kainalu Froiseth, Makani Froiseth, Benjamin Dumaran Jr., Carriemoku Kawainui (Kawelo), January Kuhi Demello, Joshua Kahae Demello (Ronnie), Jaclynn Maile Gora-Aina (Josh), Jane'na Kaina' a Schenk (Lowen), Manu Demello and 10 great grandchildren and all the members of Waikiki Surf Club. Funeral Services are being scheduled for Oct 17, 2015, at Kaimana Beach and scattering of their ashes to follow, and continue with a Celebration of their Lives. The family is asking if you would like more information please contact Luana Froiseth at LunaFroiseth@aol.com or call 808-3304774 or any of their other 3 children, Teene', Tina, Leiola.

Evelyn Alice Goo Siaris Gomez

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July 3, 2015
Evelyn Alice Goo Siaris Gomez, 88, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son John V.; daughters Francis L. Sapla, Carolyn K. Goroza and Tarrah Rodriguez; 20 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and 26 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kathleen Heeter-Nicotera

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July 22, 2015
Kathleen Heeter-Nicotera, 75, of Honolulu, a retired restaurant owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fairfax, Minn. She is survived by five nephews and nieces. Services held. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com

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Basilio Iloreta Iloreta

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July 12, 2015
Basilio Iloreta Iloreta, 90, of Ka- polei, an Ewa by Gentry employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Dr. Alfredo T., Dr. Rodolfo T. and Dr. Nestor T.; daughter Herminia I. Gaspar; brother Felix; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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WALTER GOMES JR.

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WALTER GOMES JR. Walter Gomes Jr. 73, from Gardena, California died on June 10, 2015. He was born in Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii on September 2, 1941. He worked at Castner Ford in Wahiawa and retired from the State of Hawaii Corrections as a prison guard. He is survived by his partner, Rachael Aniya, his son Michael Carlos Montoya (Linda), two grandsons, Jordon Wells Montoya and Dylan Robert Montoya and one great-grandson Parker Wells Montoya. Three sisters, Marilyn Gomes (Dennis) Correa, Shirley Gomes (Patrick) Eskildsen Sr. and Mary Laverne Gomes (Warren) Salvador Sr., Uncles Herbert and Clarence Miranda and Aunty Evelyn Miranda. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. On July 4th, a celebration of his life was held in Olympia, Washington for his Family and friends. Memorial services will be on Friday, August 21, 2015, 10:00 am at St. Anthony's of the Padua Catholic Church in Gardena, California. Private burial at a later date.

Michael A. Petanick Jr.

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Aug. 2, 2015
Michael A. Petanick Jr., 66, of Kapolei, a state employee, died at home. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Marie Kaleiwahea; sons Troy, Walton, Terran and Shane Kaleiwahea; daughter Marylynn Kaleiwahea; brother Mitchell; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Cecilia Maliakamalu Kalua’u

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July 6, 2015
Cecilia Maliakamalu “Dalin” Kalua’u, 54, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a former housekeeper at Kona Bali Kai and Kona Coast Resort, died in Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by son Rick; hanai daughter Jenny Kalua’u-Young; brothers John III, Malcolm, Leonard Sr., Daryl and Reuben; sisters Yvonne Juario, Lorrie Baker, Cheryl Dougherty, Triva Alves; and a grandchild. Services and scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Aug. 29 at Honl’s Beach Park on Alii Drive. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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Genevieve Mae Kauhane

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July 31, 2015
Genevieve Mae Kauhane, 74, of Nanakuli, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Mervin J. Sr.; sons Ernest and Kamuela; daughter Jennie Ledward; brothers Thomas and Johnny Ventura; sisters Carol Rodrigues, Peggy Pellot, Linda Salangsang, Violet Gossett, Betty Lou Ventura and Adeline Ponce; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harry Yukiharu Kida

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Aug. 4, 2015
Harry Yukiharu Kida, 92, of Pearl City, a base police retiree at Pearl Harbor, died at home. He was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Bessie S., son Bryan R., daughter Barbara M. Gross, brothers Dennis Y. and Hideo, sister Mitsuko Fukuda and five grandchildren. Private services.

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George Kojima

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Aug. 8, 2015
George Kojima, 83, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired electronics technician from the U.S. Geological Survey at Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. He was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lily, son Grant, daughters Parma Lou Lorenzo and Joydee Young, sisters Tomie Otani and Vicky Arakaki, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 22 at Puna Covenant Church, 16-647 Old Volcano Road, Keaau, Hawaii. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Aaron Edward Kondo

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Aug. 8, 2015
Aaron Edward Kondo, 32, of Hawi, Hawaii, a landscaper, will be remembered in services 10 a.m. Aug. 22 at Mahukona Beach Park. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by fiancee Charlotte Aldaya; daughter Kailianu Lewi-Kondo; parents Allan and Sandy; brothers Anthony Isabel, and Allan and Robert Bigtas; sisters Amie and Ashley Kondo, Aileen Stromer and Ellie Sumic; and grandmother Dorothy. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Hilo. Scattering of ashes to follow the Aug. 22 services.

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Edna Leina’ala Kwock

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July 27, 2015
Edna Leina’ala Kwock, 96, of San Rafael, Calif., a former hula dancer with the Ray Kinney band, died in San Rafael. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by son John Jr., daughter Kathy and a grandchild. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert W.H. Leong

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Aug. 1, 2015
Robert W.H. Leong, 92, of Honolulu, an electronic mechanic at Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Raymond K.C. and Koon Hee, and sisters Dora Chong, Dorothy Tom, Alice Tokashiki and Carla Choy. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alailelagi Matagiese

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Aug. 7, 2015
Alailelagi Matagiese, 53, of Waipahu, a counselor with the state Department of Child Protective Services, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Tau Manua, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Siatutui; sons Luani, Matagi and Alailelagi; daughter Marjorie; brothers Faaliga and Aunese; sisters Mamao, Lotu, Tagiilima, Fa’alelei, Salote, Malaefono and Tofa; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Jane Misao Okazaki

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Aug. 6, 2015
Jane Misao Okazaki, 85, of Waialua, a retired Young Laundry district supervisor, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband George T., daughter Cheryl Yamanoha, brother Harry Miya and sister Sumiyo Kuwahara. Private services.

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Micolas Pascua Olipares

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Aug. 2, 2015
Micolas Pascua Olipares, 90, of Honolulu, a retired strap yard foreman at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Hubert; daughters Violet O. Dela Cruz and Harlean O. Ogawa; brother Juan P.; sisters Monica O. Tabua, Martina O. Dechoso and Hilaria O. Aggabao; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 21 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Richard Tadashi Ozaki

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Aug. 4, 2015
Richard Tadashi Ozaki, 91, of Aiea, a retired Armour and Co. truck driver and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Aiea. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Edith M., daughter Gayle M. Ko, brother Ronald, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Jerry Pagan

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June 23, 2015
Jerry “JP” Pagan, 55, of Kailua- Kona, a former waiter and bartender at Jameson’s by the Sea and waiter at Kona Galley Restaurant, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. He is survived by brothers John Atkinson, Harry and Curt Storch, Stephen VonBeck, George Jacob, and John Pagan; and sisters Evelyn Raines, Veronica Kama, Francine Rieder and Vilma Daog. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Aug. 29 at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club at Honokohau Marina. Services 2 p.m. Dinner and entertainment to follow. For information, call 937-3958 or 937-3957.

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Thomas G. Rogers

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June 15, 2015
Thomas G. Rogers, 72, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Oregon. No services.

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Bob Masami Sato

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July 31, 2015
Bob Masami Sato, 92, of Hilo, a retired masonry contractor and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mildred, sons Melvyn and Lesley, daughter Lyndee Yoneishi, sisters Mildred Sakata and Gladys Shimata, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Robert Masaji Sumitomo

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July 31, 2015
Robert Masaji Sumitomo, 65, of Honolulu, a retired city chief planner, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June; daughters Meagan Yoneshige and Jullian Sumitomo; brothers Gary, John and Alan; sister Nancy Nunokawa; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Carmen Leonardo Tabije

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July 5, 2015
Carmen Leonardo “Mameng” Tabije, 83, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Paranaque, Manila. She is survived by husband William S., son Marc, daughter Verna, brother Modesto S. Leonardo and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimanu Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Wayne Itsuto Tanaka

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July 23, 2015
Wayne Itsuto Tanaka, 80, of Lihue, an Army veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Leatrice M.; daughters Melanie Yeaman and Stephanie Mira; sisters Tamiko Asahi, Sachiko Takayama and Audrey Martin; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 29 at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Joe Gulla Vallejos

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July 2, 2015
Joe Gulla Vallejos, 75, of Wai- pahu died in Waipahu. He was born in San Nicolas, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ligaya; sons Gerardo S., Sanny S. and Wilson S.; daughters Jovita S. Vallejos-Sildora, Thelma V. Abalos and Joyce S. Vallejos; brother Milo; sister Rebecca Suyat; 26 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Kathleen Judith Young

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July 22, 2015
Kathleen Judith “Kathie” Young, 61, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union loan collections officer and owner and operator of the former The Owl’s Nest Cafe in Honaunau, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Babylon, N.Y. She is survived by husband Vance, sons Michael and Daniel Hartmann, and a grandchild. Private services.

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