James G. Young

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June 14, 2015
James G. Young, 28, of Honolulu, a lab assistant at the Queen’s Medical Center, former pharmacy technician at Longs Drugs at Kamehameha Shopping Center and former employee at Sears Outlet, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joanne, parents Gary and Meu-Sein, and brothers Arthur and Robert. Private services.

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Abigail Faith Vara

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June 8, 2015
Abigail Faith Vara, 13, of Honolulu, a Kaimuki Middle School student, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Los Alamos, N.M. She is survived by father Ray; mother Tiffany; brothers Chase, Kyle, RJ and Matt; and grandparents Thomas and Joyce Brown. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Central Union Church. Celebration of life: 5 p.m.

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Olivia Robino Tubon

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June 1, 2015
Olivia Robino Tubon, 77, of Kunia died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Victorino A. Sr.; sons Victorino Jr., Dale R., Fernando P., Samuel A., Jesse T. and Michael P.; daughters MaryAnn Pocaigue, Victoria Espiritu, Verna Duenas, Faye Tubon-Mocilio, Linda Simbre, Abigail Espiritu and Dolores Ubias; brothers Alfred Robino and Paulino and Sonny Basilio; sister Frances Agosto; 60 grandchildren; 103 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Johnny Yushin Tamaye

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May 23, 2015
Johnny Yushin Tamaye, 88, of Aiea, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Alice Y.; sons Dennis, Duke and Raymond; daughter Dayle Uyeda; brothers Goichi, Frank and Wallace; sister Susan Muraoka; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Florence Mae Souza

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June 22, 2015
Florence Mae “Auntie Flo” Souza, 71, of Hilo, a retired hairdresser and owner of the former Banyan Tree Beauty Salon, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Karl Kahoonei, daughters Jaynel Aldana and Sherrie Lynn Cronkite, hanai son Shorn De Silva, hanai daughters Carrie Felipe and Eunice Bagorio, brother Diego Mantalaba, sister Maggie Consejio, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Betsy Takeko Sagara

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June 6, 2015
Betsy Takeko Sagara, 70, of Wahiawa, a retired teacher at Wahiawa Elementary School and office manager at her husband’s CPA firm, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Donald K., sons Gavan M. and Brendan M., brothers Nobu and Hisashi Kiyan, sister Setsuko Nakasone and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Wahiawa Hongwanji, 1067 California Ave. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Norihisa Ouchi

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May 15, 2015
Norihisa Ouchi, 88, of Waipahu, a retired city firefighter and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Dennis and Michael, sister Aiko Nishimura, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Gene Ichiro Mitsunami

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June 28, 2015
Gene Ichiro Mitsunami, 81, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. diesel operator, died at home. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Violet, son Blane, daughters Lynn Barbasa and Faye Mitsunami, sisters Florence Kawabata and Pearl Ota, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Services: 11 a.m.

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Afua Mariner

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June 18, 2015
Afua Mariner, 51, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Taylor; son Fili Afoa; daughters Tulili Afoa and Whitt Mariner; brothers Evile Jr. and Toetu Puna, and Fuifui and Misi Gasologa; and sisters Faalili Mataele, Lagi Faauli, Teuila Matiseni, Seulupe Namulauti and Faivaai Irvin. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Leoncia D. Fernandez

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June 18, 2015
Leoncia D. Fernandez, 89, of Waipahu, a retired packer at Hawaiian Tuna Packers, died in Honolulu. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Daniel Dagdagan and a grandchild. Private services.

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Enok H. Nielsen, Jr

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ENOK H. NIELSEN, JR. Age 69, of Waialua, HI, passed away May 20, 2015 in Aiea, HI. Born July 24, 1945 in Albert Lea, Minnesota. He retired from the U.S. Navy and served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Mililani Lions Club. He is survived by wife, Janice S. Nielsen; daughters, Roxane Horikami, Debra (Grant) Hookala; son, Davin Horikami; mother, Harriet Nielsen; sister, Jolene (Harry) LaCore; brother, Dennis Nielsen; 9 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Monday (July 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Committal service to follow 2:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers please.

HONORIA “NORA” MIRAFUENTES MEHIO

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HONORIA NORA MIRAFUENTES MEHIO Age 84, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away May 28, 2015 in Wahiawa. Born November 20, 1930 in Koloa, Kauai. Retired kitchen staff from Wahiawa General Hospital. She is survived by son, Frank P. Mehio; daughters, Debra A. (Rick) Schonberg, Andrea Mehio; brothers, Manuel "Maning" (Judy) Mirafuentes, Dominador "Domi" Mirafuentes; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m., Monday (July 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Robert “Bobby” Yoshio Mito

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$nameROBERT BOBBY YOSHIO MITO April 29, 1943 - June 9, 2015 At the age of 72, Robert Yoshio Mito of Enchanted Lake, Kailua, Oahu passed away on June 9, 2015. He was a graduate of Kaimuki High school. He worked as an elevator mechanic technician for Otis Elevator for 37 years . He then retired and worked with his wife at Carole Mito's Craft Design. He enjoyed going to Las Vegas and playing with his grand children. He is survived by his wife, Carole M. Mito; sons, Richard Y. Mito, Ronald Y. Mito (Leilani Taka), Kodee H. Mito; grand- children, Kirsten, Kaden, Khloe; mother, Beatrice K. Mito. Visitation is at 4:30 p.m. Monday July 6th at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Service to follow at 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran