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Janese Agot Singh

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

40, of Hanamaulu, Kaua`i, died in Hanamaulu on November 19, 2016. She was born on May 31, 1976 in the Philippines. Celebration of Life: 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at King's Chapel, Eleele Shopping Center.
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JOSEPH BERNANDINO ITURRALDE

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

Age 85, of Waianae, HI, passed away Jan. 17, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born Mar. 6, 1931 in Honolulu. He is survived by sons, Joseph Iturralde, Albert Pablo, Alfred Awai, Joseph "Joey" Fenton, Jeffrey LaBier, John Napeahi; daughters, Josephine Lane, Leilani Miller, Laurie Sturgis; sister, Gloria Awai; 20 grand- children and 28 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Tuesday (Feb. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Family program 10:30 a.m. Prayer service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Yuen Ha Wong

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

79, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Monday, February 6, 2017. She was born in Hong Kong. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, West Chapel. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
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MILDRED T. ISOMURA

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

Age 96, of Mililani, HI, passed away January 12, 2017 in Wahiawa. Born February 26, 1920 in Hakalau, Hawaii Island. A retired cafeteria cook with Hilo Union Elementary School. She is survived by sons, Gordon (Peggy) Isomura; daughters, Max (Jon) Nygaard, Claire (Michael) Okazaki; 4 grand- children; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; memorial service 5:00 p.m.

Elizabeth “Betty” Kepio Ontai Parker

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

Elizabeth Elizabeth "Betty" Kepio Ontai Parker, 90, passed away on February 4, 2017. She was born on July 12, 1926, in Olelomoana, South Kona, Hawaii, to James Kimo Ontai and Elizabeth Puhipau Eleneka. She is survived by: sons Lionel Jr. (Sharon), Allan (Kehau), and Clifford; daughters Penny Emmons (Thomas), and Lora Contreras (Manuel). She was affectionately known as TutuB to her 11 grand- children, and 12 great grand- children. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Lionel K. Parker, Sr. Elizabeth enjoyed life to the fullest. She was a longtime member of the Lanakila Senior Center, and their Hawaiian and Portuguese Cultural Clubs, where she authored numerous articles about growing up in Kona. She enjoyed working in sales during her younger years, read a lot and liked to write. She was an active member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Lodge 2669, the Alu Like Ke Ola Pono No Na Kupuna program, and the Kaimuki Christian Church. She danced Hula and played ukulele, performing amazingly and wonderfully at her 90th birthday celebration. She was very strong, caring, and giving, fulfilling all that would be asked of a spouse, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her presence will be greatly missed. A hui hou! Services at Borthwick Mortuary, Monday, February 27, 2017, 10:00 am.

Florence Mew Chun Chee

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Friday, January 20, 2017. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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Jane Toshiko Kaneshiro

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

77, of Waianae, Hawaii, died in Ewa Beach on Friday, February 3, 2017. She was born in Waipahu. Private Services held.
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Herbert De Silva

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

90, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Mililani on Sunday, January 15, 2017. He was born in Hawi, North Kohala, Big Island. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Harold Hajime Yamabe

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

103, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Friday, January 13, 2017. He was born in Ka'u, Hawaii. Private Services held.
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ELLEN ASAYO SATO

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

Age 96, of Waipahu, HI, passed away Jan. 8, 2017 in Waipahu. She was born May 30, 1920 in Waipahu. She was a sales clerk for Arakawa's Store. She is survived by son, Sidney (Doreen) Sato; daughters, June Marquis, Sandra (Jeff) Agader, Patricia (Harold) Doran; 7 grand- children and 6 great-grand- children. Private services held.

Maria Corazon D.

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

Dela Cruz 58, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, died in Ewa Beach on Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in the Philippines. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
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Misayo Higa

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

91, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Kaimuki, passed away on December 22, 2016, in Las Vegas. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired sales associate for Liberty House. Preceded in death by her husband, Roy Heigi Higa, she is survived by her sons, Andy (Debra) Higa and Colin Higa; daughter, Lynn Hoshida; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Harry (Doreen) Arakawa and Takakazu (Kiyoko) Arakawa; sisters, Agnes (Jimmy) Zakahi and Michiko (Kenisuke) Fukuchi. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 6:00 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Glenn “Benjie” Aquino Taan

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

52, of Waipahu, Hawaii, died in Waipahu on Sunday, January 15, 2017. He was born in Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Services: 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Burial: 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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BERT “NORBERTO” ARRIOLA CASTILLO

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

Age 91, of Honolulu, HI, passed away Jan. 24, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born May 27, 1925 in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was a retired house-keeping supervisor at the Princess Kaiulani & Sheraton Hotels. He was also a member of the Board of Directors for Local 5, 2nd vice president of Unity House, and a former teacher in the Philippines. He is survived by wife, Virginia Carbonel Castillo; daughters, Norvilyn (Nico) Santos, Elmy Castillo, Decy (Patrick) Belmonte; sisters, Nenita Pascua, Luz Mabalot, Miranda Perez; grand- children, Nicole Santos, Zachary & Taylor Belmonte. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Monday (Feb. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (Feb. 28) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe.

Charles Ontiveros

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

76, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Thursday, February 9, 2017. He was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortury, Hilo. Burial: 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 27 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery II.
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Robert “Bob” Ernest Schmidt

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

90, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died in Waikoloa on Thursday, February 2, 2017. He was born in New York City, New York. Private Services.
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Donald Saylor Glessner

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

91, of Aiea, Hawaii, died in Aiea on Jaunuary 24, 2017. He was born in Sommerset, Pennsylvania. Internment: 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
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Yaeko Okihara

Posted On February 23rd, 2017 -

100, of Honolulu, formerly of Holualoa-Kona and Kohala, passed away on February 12, 2017. Born in Kau, Hawaii, she was a homemaker. Preceded in death by her husband, Yoichi, she is survived by her sons, Glenn and Lance (Gail) Okihara; daughters, Caroline Okihara and Marcia (Michael) Shiraki; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 11:00 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Thomas K. Tsubota

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

102, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 4:00 p.m.; Services: 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
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Siong Wah Yee

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

77, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was born in Malaysia. Services: 9:30a.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel.
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Vivian N. Iwai

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

80, of Fairfield, CA, died on January 20, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Care Home. She was born in Hilo, HI on August 26, 1936. Private services will be held.
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Ruth P. Kam

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

90, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died in Kailua on Sunday, February 5, 2017. She was born in Hilo. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Charles Francis Blair III

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

67, of Waianae, Hawaii, died in Waianae on Sunday, February 5, 2017. He was born in Burbank, California. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Honolulu. Inurnment: 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 27 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
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Quirino Bonilla Bumanglag

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

86, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu, Hawaii on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. He was born in Brgy. 20, San Pablo, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 2 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial: 12:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
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Amy Nishijima

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Saturday, February 4, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Central Union Church, Honolulu.
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Paul Seiji Kimata

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

97, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Wahiawa on Sunday, February 5, 2017. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. Private Service held.
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Martha Montecillo

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

96, of Aiea, Hawaii, died in Pearl City on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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Jeanette (Cox) Santana

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

Jeanette (Cox) SantanaJeanette (Cox) Santana 84 years old, Born in Honolulu, Hawaii October 29, 1932, Passed away on January 8, 2017 In Kapolei Hawaii (Kapunawai ola Facility). She attended Farrington High school class of 1951. She is survived by Daughter Kathryn (Santana) Aiana; Stephen(Sara Lou), Richard(Jane Jasmin), Jon(Pattie Mae) & Jeffrey(Sharon) Santana. Sisters Lydia Gaylor & Charlotte (Alan) Rego. Pre-deceased by Husband Manuel Santana III & Sisters Eleanor, Harriet; and brother Ronald Cox. 16-Grand Children & 28-Great Grand Children. Visitation; 5:30-9:00 p.m. Service at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary Chapel in Kaneohe. ALOHA ATTIRE.

MARY LOUISE (JOSEPH) DANIELSON

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

Age 78, of Kaneohe passed away on November 16, 2016. She is survived by sons David (Terry), Michael (Dawn); daughters Maile (Dwayne), Mia (Sal); sister Yvonne Ward, 10 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. Please join us for services on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Public welcome at 9:30am. Catholic Prayer Service to take place at 10:30am followed immediately by lunch. For those who want to attend, inurnment will be at Daimond Head Memorial Park at 12:45pm.

Mildred T. Isomura

Posted On February 22nd, 2017 -

96, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Wahiawa on Thursday, January 12, 2017. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. Visitation: 4:30 p.m.; Services: 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel.
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