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JIM AND DONNA ASAM

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Jim and Donna Asam, married for 67 years, died a month apart from each other during the latter part of 2017. Jim, 90, the son of Robert and Jane Oi Lum Asam, was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Donna, 89, was born and raised in Mio, Michigan, the daughter of George and Iveline Johnson Richardson. Each shared wonderful stories of their youth. Jim talked about catching frogs and gathering duck eggs at the rice patties across from their home on Sheridan Street, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and then serving in the US Army stationed in New Caledonia. Donna reminisced about the hard work and fun of being raised on a small, rural, self-sufficient farm, hand churning butter, and tapping maple trees to make syrup. The two met in sunny California and were lovingly married on a cold and snowy winter day in Michigan. Settling in Honolulu, they enjoyed a multi-cultured extended family while proudly raising their children. They welcomed family and friends into their music filled home, with Jim on his ukulele and Donna on the piano. The joys of ballroom dancing and extensive ship cruises throughout the world extended past retirement. Age slowed them down, but they continued their ongoing love of and pride in their children, Kuhio, Donald, Candace, and Kevin. Their grandchildren, Trever, Robin, Traci, and Troy along with great-grandchildren Kaiwi, Koa, Kahoku, and Kanalu always brought smiles to their faces. Jim was predeceased by siblings Gilbert, Pearl, Myra, Lawrence, and Clarence. Donna is survived by her sister Grace, and predeceased by brother George, and sister Joyce. Jim and Donna will be fondly remembered with aloha by all who knew them. A brief commitment service will be held on Wednesday, March 14th at 10:30 AM at Punchbowl National Cemetery. The family requests no flowers and, in lieu, to make a contribution "In Memory of Jim and Donna Asam" to Lunalilo Home and/or Ronald McDonald House Hawaii.

Eustaquio Baguio

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83, of Mililani, HI, died in Wahiawa on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was born in Kemoo, Wahiawa, HI. Private Services.
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Yan Qiong Cao

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68, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on February 13, 2018. She was born in Guangzhou, China. Services: 9 AM on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel. Burial: 1 PM at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Lorna Mae Costa

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58, of Mountain View, Hawaii, died in Mountain View on January 26, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel.
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Gerald K.L. Dang

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64, of Honolulu, passed away January 21, 2018. He was born December 30, 1953 in Honolulu and was a retired Administrative Services Officer for the State of Hawaii, Dept. of Transportation, Highways Division. Predeceased by brother, Alvin Dang, and father, Howard Ing Dang. He is survived by wife, Judy (Yamada); son, Jarren; daughter, Jessica; mother, Lai Quan; sisters, Loretta (David) Doon, Sandra (Vic Hejmadi) Dang, Shirley (Gabe) Lee; sister-in-law, Donna Dang. Visitation 9:30-10:30a.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Diamond Head Mortuary. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. with reception to follow. Condolences to: Family of Gerald Dang, c/o Diamond Head Mortuary, 535 18th Ave., Honolulu, Hawaii 96816. Arrangements Provided By: Diamond Head Mortuary

Denise Kalae Naomi Dutro

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64, of Phoenix, Ariz., passed away on December 28, 2017 in Arizona. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker. She is survived by her sons, Elton (Stephanie) Dutro, Justin Galdones and Preston Dutro; daughter, Elisha (Marciel) Manago; 12 grandchildren; brother, Duval and sisters, Faerie and Dablene Dutro. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service of celebration at 6:00 p.m. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Annie Edna C. Ferreira

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92, of Hilo, died in Hilo on February 18, 2018. She was born in Hilo. Visitation: 8:00am; Services: 10:00am on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Immaculate Heart of Mary. Burial: 12:00 noon at Veteran's II Cemetery.
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Dorothy “Dottie” Shigeko Fujimoto

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89, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on January 10, 2018. She was born in Puunene, Maui. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel.
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Katherine Seiko Hatanaka

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80, of Honolulu, died in at home on Sunday, February 11, 2018. She was born in Tokyo, Japan. Private services held.
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George M. Hoshide

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83, of Honolulu, died in Aiea on Friday, January 26, 2018. He was born in Hilo, Hawaii. Private services.
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Robert Tachi Kaneshiro

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79, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on February 4, 2018. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5pm; Services: 6pm on Friday, March 2, 2018 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
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MARY KEAUNUI

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MARY KEAUNUI94, passed away in her sleep Feb 23, 2018. Born in Honolulu (1923), Mary was a talented floral designer, an avid golfer who enjoyed the game well into her 90's, and one who delighted in an occasional white "zin" with good friends. Her aloha spirit, zest for life and infectious smile will be missed by all who loved her. Mary is survived by daughter Susan (Jerry) of Fort Collins, CO, grandson Chad (Lesley), great-grandson Aiden of CA, as well as 9 step-grand- children. A graveside service at Oahu Cemetery is being planned for June 2, 2018. Mary's ashes will be buried at Oahu Cemetery alongside those of her beloved late husband, Reginald Keaunui Sr. Tributes and memories may be posted online at www.goesfuneralcare.com.

Wallace Kulani Kim

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65, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Saturday, February 17, 2018. He was born in Honolulu. Private services.
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Charlotte M. Kini

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91, of Kaneohe, HI, died in Kaneohe, HI on February 10, 2018. She was born in Waiehu, Maui. Private services held.
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Matsuko F Kobayashi

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101, of Wahiawa, died in Wahiawa on Saturday, January 6, 2018. She was born in Kauai. Private Services Held
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Pamela Kuuipo Ah Nee

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72, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on February 11, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9 a.m.; Services: 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo. Burial: Noon at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.
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Myron Takeji Okubo

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66, of Kohala, Hawaii, died in Kohala on February 19, 2018. He was born in Kohala. Visitation: Noon; Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Kohala Hongwanji Mission in Kapaau.
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Charles C.R. Park

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88, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on February 9, 2018. He was born in Hilo.
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Danny Lane Pomerinke

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63, of Ocean View, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital, Kealakekua, Hawaii on January 14, 2018. He was born in Clarkston, Aston County, Washington. Services: 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Meridian Habitat Community Center, Puyallup, Washington.
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Florence Eiko Shijo

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91, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu on November 22, 2017. She was born in Waipahu, HI. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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GERALD T. SULLIVAN JR.

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GERALD T. SULLIVAN JR. 55 of Hilo died January 5, 2018. He was born in Monterey, CA and raised in Kailua, graduating from St. Louis High School and Kapiolani Community College, on Oahu. He was an X-ray Tech for Hilo Medical Center. Survived by sisters: Jaclyn Frederick, Candace Sullivan, Barbara Sullivan, Kristin Paulo and Carol Pierce. Funeral Mass to be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:30 AM at St. Anthony's Church in Kailua.

Laura Tamashiro Tateyama

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77, of Kapaa, Kauai, passed away on February 23, 2018. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired registered dietitian for Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Tadashi Tateyama; son, Terry; daughter, Traci (Timothy Gene Sowell) Tateyama; grand- children, Terra, Tyler and Trevor Tateyama; sisters, Donna (Howard) Oki and Jean (Emory) Tokuhama and brother, Ernest (Naomi) Tamashiro. Visitation from 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 12:00 noon. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Joe Riley Watson

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87, of Kapaa, Kauai, died on February 14, 2018 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 18, 1930 in Arkansas. Private services were held.
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