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Cornelio Francisco Nabua

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

67, of Waipahu, HI, died in Waipahu on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. He was born in Philippines. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel.
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Manuel Javar “Maning” Baron

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

91, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. He was born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 1 at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe.
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Florenda (Flora) Ganir Ganotise Elefante

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

Age 88 of Aiea, HI, passed away February 27, 2017. She was born, November 6, 1928 in Aiea. She worked at Levy's Bakery in Aiea and retired from Pay 'n Save Drugstore. She is survived by her daughter, Valerie Elefante; son, Angel R. Elefante, Jr., hanai son, Elpidio (Shareen) Barroga; 2 grandsons, Courteney and Kennedy Bareng; 1 great- grandchild, Ariyana Bareng; 2 brothers, Ren (Nancy) Ross and Quezon King (Mary) Ganotise; a Grand Nephew, Colin Mariano; and a Cousin, Mausolina Agni Ganir Lagua. Visitation, Tuesday, April 4, Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel: Religious Service and Program 7:00 pm. Note date, Thursday, April 6, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (2124 Pauoa Rd); Rosary 10:15 am and Latin Mass 11:00 am. Burial to follow, 1:00 p.m., Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe, HI.

Rodney Yukio Tomita

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

59, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Private services held.
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FELECIANO “SIANO” IBARRA MARTINEZ

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

Age 81, of Waialua, HI, passed away February 16, 2017 in Wahiawa. He was born October 26, 1935 in Kilauea, Kauai, HI. He was a retired field irrigator for Waialua Sugar. He is survived by wife, Clarita A. Martinez; sons, Jaime (Aileen) Martinez, Norman Martinez, Ronald (Rose Marie) Martinez; daughters, Emilin (Ernesto) Yagin, Anita Salcedo, Remy (Florante) Ines, Rosedelita Martinez, Zenaida Kalahele, Alma (Adel) Pascua, Lori (Chad) Cataluna; 30 grand- children and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Monday (Apr. 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Tuesday (Apr. 4) at St. Michael Church, Waialua. Eulogy 10:00 a.m. Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Arthur Hugentugler

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

70, of Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii, died on February 24, 2017. He was born on July 2, 1946 on Oahu. Private Services to be held.
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Carmen A. Espiritu-Igawa

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

Carmen  A. Espiritu-IgawaCarmen A. Espiritu-Igawa, a resident of Waipahu, Hawaii passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the Palolo Chinese Home in Honolulu. Carmen was born to Marcelina Araos and Bernabe Espiritu in Baguio City, Philippines on July 16, 1941. She was 75 years old. Carmen was a retired teacher who taught at the following schools; Waipahu Intermediate School, Waianae High School and St. Louis School. Carmen is survived by her son, Colin Igawa and his wife Sarah; brothers, Teddy Espiritu and his wife Profita, and Tony Espiritu; sister, Jovita Castro; sister-in-law, Zenaida Espiritu; three grand- children, Carter Igawa, Brynn Igawa, and Paige Igawa. Wake service for Carmen will be held on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; visitation from 5:30 - 9:00 p.m., service to begin at 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation to be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Resurrection of the Lord; visitation from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m., Mass to begin at 9:00 a.m. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Walter Kiyoji Toyama

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

91, of Honolulu passed away on March 9, 2017. Born on December 15, 1925 in Waipahu. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Toyama, daughters, Linda (Leslie) Ibara, and Kathy Toyama, three grandchildren, one great-grandchild, brother Stanley Toyama and sisters, Jeannette Kamisato and Sharon (Joseph) Katano. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation is at 12:30 p.m. followed by a service at 1:30 p.m. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Apisa Peter Maaele

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

39, of Waipahu, died in Waipahu on Sunday, March 19, 2017. He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Visitation: 11:00 a.m.; Services: 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Mitsuko Ishii

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

100, of Aiea, died in Honolulu on Friday, March 10, 2017. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. Private services were held.
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Edward Patrick Gavigan

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

70, of Kaneohe, HI, died in Kaneohe, HI on Friday, March 3, 2017. He was born in Brookline, MA. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 6 at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Burial: 11:00 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
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Clara Sumie Fujikawa

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

85, of Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Saturday, February 18, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 3:00 p.m.; Services: 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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PACITA C. TOLENTINO

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

Age 88, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away February 11, 2017 in Wahiawa. She was born January 29, 1929 in Robinson, Wahiawa, Oahu, HI. She was a member of the Filipino Catholic Club and "Na Leo" Choir at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. She was also a member of the St. John A&E prayer group. She is survived by sons, Michael (Ili) Tolentino, Nicolas Acain, William Tolentino, Julius Tolentino Jr.; daughters, Ilona (Dwight) Robinson, Elena (Ken) Gongob, Jackie Davis, Josie (Jerome) Edayan; brother, Gale Caminos; sister, Encarnation Gray; Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Monday (Apr. 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m at Mililani Memorial Park.

Theodore Rome Kekoa Agustin

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

21, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Thursday, February 9, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel.
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Virginia Silva Rosa

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

98, of Kapaa, Hawaii, died on March 16, 2017 at Garden Isle Health Care. She was born on January 11, 1919 in Kealia, Kauai. Private services to held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Burial to follow.
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Harold Thomas Bettencourt

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

91, of Fresno, California, died on March 17, 2017. He was born on July 25, 1925 in Kapa`a, Kauai. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Mass: 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Kapa`a. Burial to follow at Saint Catherine's Cemetery.
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Gary Ann “NT Pie” “Foxy” Cordeiro

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

69, of Kapolei, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Sunday, January 22, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 8:30 a.m.; Services: 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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MASAE KAKIMOTO

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

Age 100, of Aiea, HI, passed away February 13, 2017 in Kaneohe. He was born May 14, 1916 in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters, Jane S. Nishimura, Evelyn E. Ideta; 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Sunday (Apr. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:00 p.m.

MARK ALLAN SWEGLER

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

MARK ALLAN SWEGLER 63, of Kaneohe, Hawaii peacefully passed away at home on the morning of March 16. He was born Feb. 14, 1954 on Guam. At age 14, Mark was a rancher; then in 1972 trained as a master baker at Crown Bakery, Guam, with international master baker Albert Malinowski. He later opened Crown's sister bakery in Medford, Oregon and was the last baker-owner of Ken's Bakery, Waimanalo, Hawaii. Mark was a gifted propagator of orchids, anthuriums, cacao and coffee; a member of Windward Orchid Society and Unified Mark is survived by his mother, Rose Chun Swegler; sisters; Delle "Dee" Swegler (Mark) Nadler and Moana Swegler (Alvin) Luka; uncle, Franklin S.H. (Norma) Chun; aunt, Angie Seegler; numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his father, Delbert L. Swegler; sister Haulani and brothers Morton, Marshall, Morris Leal and Jon Lorin Chun. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30am, April 4 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu. Memorial gifts for ALS research are welcomed online at webgw.alsa.org/goto/marksweglermemorial or by mail to ALS Assn. Golden West Chapter, PO Box 565, Agoura Hills, CA 91376. The family may be contacted at dsnadler2014@gmail.com

Rowan Tokio Kunimoto

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

(Son-in-law of Violet Ishibashi) Burial services for Rowan Tokio Kunimoto, born in Hawaii and resided in Cerritos with his family. He is survived by wife, Sharlin Akemi Kunimoto; daughter, Trisha Anne Kunimoto; sister, Jean Enoki (Kaneohe, Hawaii) and by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. The service will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Violet Yaeko Ishibashi

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

Burial service for Violet Yaeko Ishibashi, 92-year-old Honolulu- born, resident of Anaheim, passed away peacefully on March 3, 2017 at Saint Jude Hospital in Fullerton, California, will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii. She is predeceased by her husband, Harry Takeo and son, Leslie Glenn Takeshi. She is survived by daughters, Sharlin Kunimoto, Gayle (Allen) Goya, and Darlene (Darrel) Ishibashi Ikeda; daughter-in-law, Sharon Ishibashi; grandchildren, Trisha Kunimoto, Tammi and Staci Ishibashi, Jamie and Jodie Goya, Krystal (Carlos) Urias, Deeanne Harris and Ryan Ishibashi; great-granddaughter, Krysten Urias; brother, Kenneth Tadao (Doris) Nagatani; and many nieces and nephews and other relatives. Casual or aloha attire.

Keenyn Ikaika Kalahiki Pahio

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

31, of Kalihi, Hawaii, died in Aiea on Saturday, March 4, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Celebration of Life: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Keehi Lagoon Memorial Park, Honolulu.
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ANNIE VENDIOLA GURON CORPUZ

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

ANNIE VENDIOLA GURON CORPUZDECEMBER 3, 1925 - FEBRUARY 21, 2017 Born in Lingsat, San Fernando City, La Union PHILIPPINES APRIL 8, 2017 - SATURDAY Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary 45-425 Kamehameha Highway Kaneohe, HI 96744 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Valley of the Temples 47-200 Kahekili Highway Kaneohe, HI 96744 12:30 NOON - Burial Lunch to follow SURVIVORS - Mercie Ann (Guron) Nahaku - Daughter, Angelino M. Guron, Jr. and Ray Alan (Shelly) Guron - Sons GRAND CHILDREN - Joshua (Helen Kong), Lindsey, Jasmine, Jerome (Pauline Cooper), Jacob, Victoria, Olivia, Jewelianna and Quinton Guron. Alex Nahaku (Brielle Agcopra) GREAT GRAND CHILDREN - Jaycee, Keilana, Nalani, Jaden & Evie Guron and Jillian & Xander Agcopra - Nahaku

Walter Kundis

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

91, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Mililani on Saturday, January 14, 2017. He was born in Harrisburg,Pennsylvania. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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DOLORES NADINE RAMOS

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

81, of Wahiawa passed away on March 13, 2017 at Wahiawa Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born in Cedar Rapids, IA and was a homemaker and retired school bus driver. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Frank S. Ramos. She is survived by sons David, Steven and Frank Ramos III; daughters Shirlie Rose, Sharon Hodge, Patricia Bell, Diane Fields and Cathryn Ramos; grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Private service.

Henry Sai Hoon Ahuna

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

89, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born in Hilo. Visitation: 5:00p.m.; Services: 6:00p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel.
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DARRYL LEE SABLAN TOMITA

Posted On March 29th, 2017 -

DARRYL LEE SABLAN TOMITADEC 31, 1960 - MARCH 29, 2016 IT HAS BEEN A YEAR SINCE YOU WENT TO LIVE WITH HEAVENLY FATHER YOU HAVE BEEN MISSED SO DEEPLY BY YOUR WIFE, MAPU, YOUR MOTHER ELLI, DAUGHTER, SONS, GRANDCHILDREN AND FAMILY & FRIENDS. THERE IS NEVER A DAY THAT GOES BY THAT YOU ARE NOT FELT IN OUR HEARTS & SOUL. SO TO YOU DARRYL OUR DEAREST ONE WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR SPIRIT & WE LOVE YOU SO DEEPLY

Jin Xing Liang

Posted On March 28th, 2017 -

76, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Waipahu on Friday, March 10, 2017. She was born in Guang Dong, China. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Michael A. Freitas

Posted On March 28th, 2017 -

62, of Kahului, Maui, died in Wailuku, Maui on Saturday, March 18, 2017. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Lincoln K. Isobe

Posted On March 28th, 2017 -

79, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Haleiwa on Sunday, February 26, 2017. He was born in Waialua. Private Services held.
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