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Ignacio Gabriel Jr.

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

89, of Kaneohe, HI, died in Kaneohe, HI on Saturday, April 1, 2017. He was born in Kapaa, HI. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017 at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
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Samuel Kawaha, Jr.

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

75, of Hilo, HI, died in Hilo, HI on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. He was born in Hilo, HI. Visitation: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM; Services at 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Haili Congregational Church, Hilo, HI.
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Michael M. Hiraoka

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

61, of Hilo, HI, died in Hilo, HI on Sunday, March 19, 2017. He was born in Hilo, HI. Visitation: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Hilo Bay Front, Hilo, HI.
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Antonio I. Marzan

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

82, of Hilo, HI, died in Hilo, HI on Friday, April 7, 2017. He was born in Pangasinan, the Philippines. Visitation: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM; Service 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary chapel, Hilo, HI. Burial: 12:30 PM at Alae Cemetery.
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GEORGE T. OKITA, Ph.D

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

95, of Mililani, Hawaii died on Wednesday March 29, 2017. He was born in Seattle, Washington on January 18, 1922; a professor emeritus at Northwestern Medical School; veteran armed services. He is survived by wife, Fujiko; sons, Ron and Glenn (Li Nah); grandsons, Andy and Greg; sister, Jane Bailey. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Henry Efhan

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

77, of Kapaa, Kauai, died April 2, 2017 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai on May 14, 1939. Visitation: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.; Mass: 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
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Anastacia Crisologo Badua

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

88, of Ewa Beach, HI, died in Waipahu on Sunday, March 12, 2017. She was born in Philippines. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Mitsue Takata Machida

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

95, of Pearl City, HI, died in Aiea on Saturday, March 4, 2017. She was born in Waialua, HI. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel.
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Pansy Apaka

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

86, of Hilo, HI, died in Hilo, HI on Monday, April 17, 2017. She was born in Honokaa, HI. Visitation: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM; Services at 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary chapel, Hilo, HI.
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DIANE SUSAN FERNANDEZ

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

DIANE SUSAN FERNANDEZDiane Susan Fernandez, 68, of Kailua died on March 23, 2017. She was born on September 19, 1948, in Honolulu. She was the youngest of 7 children. She is preceded in death by husband, Gary Fernandez and brother, Kenneth Clement. She is survived by brothers, Daniel, Jerome, Norman and Dennis; and sister, LaVerne Axelrod. Diane was known for her kind heart and beautiful smile. She was loved by many people. She was a massage therapist in the Kailua area for over 30 years. She will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and the many people who she treated and cared for over the years. A celebration of Diane's life will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017, at the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church at 800 Kaheka Street, Honolulu, HI 96814. Visitation begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by service at 6:00 p.m.

GLENN KIYOSHI HAYASHIDA

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

GLENN KIYOSHI HAYASHIDAGlenn "Marcus" Kiyoshi Hayashida, 69, of Waipahu, passed away on March 26, 2017 in Honolulu. He was a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard rigger and a retired U.S. Army Veteran. He was born in Honolulu and is survived by daughters Amy and Joy; Brothers Melvin and Leslie; and four grandchildren. Services will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Visitation 4:30 p.m., Service 5:30 p.m. Inurnment will be held April 28, 2017 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery at 10:00 a.m.

John Frederick Kim

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

95, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Friday, February 24, 2017. was born in Huelo, Maui. Private service held at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
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Jerry Lucas Ramo

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

50, of Kailua, Oahu, formerly of Ewa Beach. He was born on March 19, 1967. On March 24, 2017, the Angels came. He is survived by sons Jonathan and Hunter; mother Josephine; brothers Daniel (Rebecca), Arsenio (Gliceria), and Baltazar "Balty"; sisters Esther (Art) and Evelyn (Aaron). He is preceded in death by his son Justin and father Leon. Services will be held on April 29, 2017, at Mililani Memorial Park (Waipio), Makai Chapel; Visitation: 5:00 p.m., Services: 6:00 p.m. Flowers welcome.

Bernard Allen Kehaulani Keopuhiwa

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

51, of Hilo, HI, died in Honolulu, on Thursday, February 16, 2017. He was born in Hilo, HI. Visitation: 8:30 am; Mass at 9:30 am on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Malia Puka O Kalani - in Keaukaha. Celebration of Life to follow at Hawaiian Village.
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Roxanne Vagay

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

66, of Mililani, HI, died in Aiea on Saturday, February 25, 2017. She was born in Hilo, HI. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel.
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Ofa Ki-Suva Falekaono

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

69, of Kihei, Maui, died in Kahului on Thursday, April 13, 2017. She was born in Ma'ufanga, Tonga. Visitation: 8-11am; Services: 11am on Friday, April 28, 2017 at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Burial: 12:30pm on Friday, April 28 at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Emma Margaret Siegel-Aki

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

Emma Margaret Siegel-Aki90, of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on March 14, 2017. Retired Res. Manager of Malulani Hale. Born September 20, 1926, Chicago, Illinois. Survived by Charles W. Aki. Children: Doloris Leilani Sheldon (David), Aileen "Kealoha" McGee (Jimmie), Charles "Bo" Aki (Laurel), Leinora "Lei" Aki-Johnson (Bill) 5 Grandchildren, 11 Great- grandchildren, 3 Great-great- grandchildren. A celebration of Life will be held at Mililani Memorial Park, Mauka Chapel, May 3, 2017 9am Visitation, Service 10am, Burial at 11am.

Gary Lee Sine

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

62, of Kapaau, Kohala, HI, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. He was born in Salt Lake City, UT. Services: 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 29 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward.
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Zellora Kananipuakea “”Aunty Zee” Santos

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

80, of Kapahulu, died in Kaneohe on Monday, April 17, 2017. She was born in Hilo. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kahala Ward. Burial: 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28 at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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Jenny Asae Nakasone

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

72, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Sunday, April 9, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 4:00 p.m.; Services: 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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Tetsuo Yamamoto

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

90, of Wahiawa, HI, died in Ewa Beach on Monday, March 13, 2017. He was born in Hilo, HI. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 1 at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Lilieni Tala Maluina

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

69, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu on Saturday, April 8, 2017. She was born in Fagasa, American Samoa. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Hunnie C. Yee

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

92, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 10:30a.m.; Services: 11:30a.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Inurnment: 2:00p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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CLARENCE “BANZAI” KUNISHIGE

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

86, of Waimanalo, Hawaii died in Honolulu on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:30 pm; Services: 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

BETTY AIKO KANAYA

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

BETTY AIKO KANAYANOVEMBER 11, 1923 MARCH 16, 2017 Betty Aiko Kanaya ofKailua passed peacefully at age 93 surrounded by her family. Betty enjoyed a full and happy life as a devoted wife, mother, aunty, grandma, and member of Harris United Methodist Church. A 1941 graduate of McKinley High School, Betty married her classmate and the love of her life, Edward Kanaya, in 1947 following his service with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in World War II. Betty and Ed celebrated 66 wonderful years together until his passing on May 27, 2014. Ed and Betty were always in perfect harmony. While Ed taught music to students and performed for the Honolulu Symphony, Betty organized the books and kept track of his busy schedule. She was his lifelong partner his constant source for support and inspiration. Betty is survived by son David (Wendy) and daughter Wendy (Jay) Ichiyama; granddaughters Lea (Derek) Wong, Jenna (Chad) Itokazu, and Kara Ichiyama; great-grandsons Skyler and Cody Wong; daughter-in-law Christa Kanaya; sister-in-law Misaye Tanabe; and many nieces and nephews. Along with Ed, Betty was predeceased by sons Gary and Paul. The family is very grateful for the care and compassion Betty and Ed received from Hospice Hawaii and the Kailua House. Mahalo! Betty's life will be celebrated on Saturday, April 29, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation starts at 10:30 a.m., with services at 11:00 a.m. The family requests no flowers. Casual attire. Private inurnment for Betty and Ed will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. They are together again making music. We love and miss you!

George Kenichi Nakashima

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

88, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 11:00 a.m.; Services: 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 1 at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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Mitsue Takata Machida

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

Mitsue Takata MachidaFormer self employed seamstress, passed away at home on March 4, 2017. Born in Waialua, on April 5, 1921, her family moved to Wahiawa when she was an infant. She completed public school up to the 8th grade, after which she attended a dressmaking school at age 14. She went on to become a dressmaking teacher at age 16. At age 18, she moved out on her own and started her business as a seamstress, in Wahiawa, eventually retiring after working for over 50 years. The majority of her customers were the wives of prominent naval officers. Over the years, she had developed an outstanding reputation for producing women's clothing of exceptional quality. She was extremely disciplined, driven, honest, unpretentious, and compassionate. She was a supportive wife, caring mother, and a wonderful person for all to emulate. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael T. Machida, and survived by her son Eric (Julene), and grand- children Erica, and Myles. Visitation at 9:30am, on Saturday, April 29, at Mililani Memorial Park, Makai Chapel. Service at 10:30am.

Stanley Paul Kipu

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

82, of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on April 5, 2017. A retired self-employed glazier at Stan's Glass. Survived by wife Mildred (Arii) Kipu, son Edwin (Lily) Kipu, daughters Tamra (Thomas) Kiyabu and Kimberly (Anthony) Gary, 13 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren and sister Helen Peralta. Visitation 8:30 am Friday April 28, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at 9:30 am Casual attire.

Marylyn Aoe Lee Loy

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

Marylyn  Aoe Lee Loy75, of Kapalama, O'ahu passed away in Honolulu on Monday, April 10, 2017. She was born in Hilo, Hawai'i, the daughter of the late Samuel Kanu'uhiwalani and Marion McGregor Lee Loy. Marylyn attended the Kamehameha Schools and graduated Class of 1961, from Farrington High School. She worked at Liberty House, the Hawai'i State Senate's Sergeant of Arms and retired as a microphotographer for the State of Hawai'i Bureau of Conveyances. She was a docent for the Judiciary History Center, deaconess at Central Union Church and member of the Business and Professional Women's Club (BPW), Honolulu Hawaiian Civic Club, YWCA Federation Club and the Democratic Party. She is survived by siblings Wilmer (Sharon) McGregor, Pilialoha Lee Loy and Samuel (Gale) Lee Loy; nieces Shelley (Douglas) Emery and Jennifer (Les Inamasu) Lee Loy; nephews Russell (Casey) McGregor and David Lee Loy. The Lee Loy and McGregor 'ohana celebrate and honor her as a loving sister, a steadfast niece, a nurturing aunt, a patient cousin, a dedicated co-worker, and a loyal friend. Me Ke Aloha. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Celebration of Life: 6:00 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Central Union Church. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 1, 2017 Valley of the Temples. Aloha Attire. She gave generously to many organizations. Donations may be made in Marylyn's memory to The Judiciary History Center, 4117 S. King St., Honolulu, HI 96813; The Senator Daniel Akaka Community Center, c/o National Kidney Foundation of Hawai'i (NKFH), 1314 South King St., Ste 1555, Honolulu HI 96814; or Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, HI 96826.

Ruth Midori Nakamura Nishi, “Grams”

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

Ruth Midori Nakamura Nishi, RUTH MIDORI NAKAMURA NISHI, GRAMS Ruth Midori Nakamura Nishi, born on January 10, 1916 in Kahuku, Hawaii, passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 7, 2017 at the age of 101. She was the former owner of Nishi Catering until her retirement in 1994. She is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Nishi; granddaughter Denise Nakata; great grandson Duran Tsukiyama. She is survived by children: Genevieve "Jenny" Tsukiyama of Pearl City; Kay (Richard) Nakata and Clarence (Muriel) Nishi of Kauai; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 13 great- great-grandchildren; sisters: Fujiko Sumida and Yoshie Matsuura; 1 sister-in-law, nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2017, visitation at 2:00 pm, service at 3:00 pm at Nuuanu Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Private Burial Services. Aloha Attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

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