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Yoshiko Yoshida

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Yoshiko Yoshida, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Young Laundry marker, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glen, daughter Charlene Miyakawa, brothers Richard A. and Charles K. Nakamura, sister Michiko Kotake and a grandchild. Private services.

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Virginia Yadao

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 14, 2014
Virginia Yadao, 88, of Wailuku, a retired U.S. Department of Agriculture clerk, died at home. She was born in Kahakuloa, Maui. She is survived by sons James, William and Christopher; daughters Victoria and Priscilla Yadao, Angeline Leu, Cynthia Fune and Leonora Liebertz; brothers Alfred and Joseph Balasbas; sisters Florence Segundo and Josepha Jonston; 20 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Elaine Viola Watts

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 16, 2014
Elaine Viola Watts, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired supervisor at Marine Corps Exchange, Kaneohe Bay, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gerald “Jerry” Sr., sons Gerald Jr. and Alika, daughters Donnalynne Balmilero and Kathleen Chase, brother Gene K. Lima, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Nathan Yoshiaki Kahekili Uyehara

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 16, 2014
Nathan Yoshiaki Kahekili Uyehara, 63, of Mililani, an Air Force fighter pilot, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Susan, daughters Angela and Shanti, son Chris and mother Francine. Private services. In lieu of gifts or flowers, donations suggested to Trinity Church Central Oahu or Trinity Center for World Missions. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Kenneth Elsworth Tilton

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Kenneth Elsworth Tilton, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Heide & Cook sheet metal foreman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vivian, mother Takayo H. and sisters Kathleen Kawano and Charlene Hopfe. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 1 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Tsugie Tagawa

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Tsugie “Doris” Tagawa, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Carol Taga and Faye Tagawa; brothers Richard and Kenneth Sakai; sisters Alice Miyake, Grace Komoda and May Laughlin; and caregivers Olive Guillermo, Marylou Matute, Genelyn Butin and Tuki Consen. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Louise Miyako Shiratori

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Louise Miyako Shiratori, 85, of Kaneohe, an admissions office director for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Raymond F.; sons Kendall, Kelvin and Norman Hakkei; daughter Naomi Matsuzaki; brothers Ralph, Richard and Clyde Inouye; sister Edith T. Oba; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Thomas Loubet Sheldon

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 21, 2014
Thomas Loubet “Luby” Sheldon, 74, of Wailua, Kauai, a retired Kauai Police Department sergeant and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by brothers Henry K. and Richard, sister Joyanne Dilwith and companion Winona. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 1 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lihue chapel. Services: 10 a.m.

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Eseta Sataraka

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 14, 2014
Eseta Sataraka, 76, of Pearl City, a retired preschool teacher at Calvary Christian School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Moata’a, Samoa. She is survived by sons Fiafia, Saualegogo, Sofi, Robert and Enele Sataraka, Perefoti Ah San-Sataraka and Pelepesite Mika; daughters Faafetai Filo, Atalina Duarte-Webster and Faauuga Sataraka; 23 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ole Ierusalema Fou Samoan Congregational Christian Church, 616 N. School St. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jill Terry Reid

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Jill Terry Reid, 54, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Tacoma, Wash. She is survived by husband Rocky Lee, daughter Tiffany, sons Ross and Taylor, mother Donna Boston and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at Black Rock Beach, Nanakuli.

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Richard Tsugio Murakami

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 11, 2014
Richard Tsugio Murakami, 82, of Wailuku, a retired Department of Water Supply draftsman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Duane, daughters Lori Murakami and Joni Leval, and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Betty Ann Lopez

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Betty Ann Lopez, 86, of Pearl City, a retired J.C. Penney Co. salesclerk, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ronald M. Sr. and Reginald J. Sr.; sisters Theresa Denis, Dorothy Souza and Juanita Correia; brother John Santos; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Pearl City. Services: 10:50 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Reiko Irei Lee

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 14, 2014
Reiko Irei Lee, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Gushikawa-shi, Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by son Max, brothers Takehiro and Hiroki Irei, and sisters Seiko Nakasone and Tomoe Hentona. Private services.

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Ronald Tanaka Kupele

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Ronald Tanaka Kupele, 64, of Honolulu, a musician and songwriter, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robbie; brothers Michael Tanaka and Dayton Kupele; sisters Rosemary Nishi, and Sandy and Kealani Gillis; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Nov. 1 at Maunalua Bay. Services: 2 p.m.

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Geraldine Mary Kamaka

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Sept. 8, 2014
Geraldine Mary “Gerry” Kamaka, 85, of Kaneohe, a Kamaka Hawaii Ukulele secretary and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Alexandria, Minn. She is survived by husband Samuel K.; sons Christopher, Casey and Kelan; daughters Catherine Gambino, Paulette Taylor, Malia Kamaka and Jennifer Concepcion; sister Patricia Perdue; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 1 at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Program: 11 a.m. Mass at noon. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Marlene Leinaala Izumigawa

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Marlene Leinaala Izumigawa, 82, of Wahiawa, a retiree of International In-Flight Catering, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Cheryl Abrazado, son Donald, brother John Gibson, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Golf Club Restaurant.

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Tomiko Furuike Idemoto

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 17, 2014
Tomiko Furuike Idemoto, 97, of Honolulu, a Victoria Inn waitress, died in Care Center of Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Kenneth M. and Wendall T., brothers Ronald “Tad” and Susumu Furuike, and sisters Joyce Sasaki and Carol Berk. Private services.

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Larry Michael Haux

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 11, 2014
Larry Michael “Mike” Haux, 62, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a journeyman carpenter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Billings, Mont. He is survived by wife Mary-Jayne, son Michael, brother Steve, sisters Sandy Entler and Cathy Carnes, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Berenice Grand

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Sept. 28, 2014
Berenice “Berry” Grand, 73, of Lompoc, Calif., a nurse, died in Santa Barbara, Calif. She was born in Flushing, N.Y. She is survived by husband Edward, sons Ed and Mark, and two grandchildren. Services held in Santa Barbara. No flowers. Donations suggested to MD Anderson Cancer Center for MDS Research, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486.

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Sharon Mari Chinen

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Aug. 25, 2014
Sharon Mari Chinen, 58, of Honolulu, a GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical representative, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by husband Russell, son Drake, brother Keith Oguro and sisters Beryl Chung and Joann Donovan. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 1 at the Cathedral of St. Andrew. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Ruth Mildred Castle-Burleson

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 19, 2014
Ruth Mildred Castle-Burleson, 91, of Hilo, a retired bookkeeper, died in Hilo. She was born in Sterling, Ill. She is survived by daughters Christine Millet and Donna Rico, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Henry Norimi Azeka

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 18, 2014
Henry Norimi Azeka, 93, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a retired fireman and an Army private first class who served in the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion Battery B during World War II, died at home. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by wife Elizabeth K.; son Malcolm; daughters Haunani Seward, Joy Canute, Debra Ruiz and Romaine Oliveira; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 1 at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

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Robert Natad Agor

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 9, 2014
Robert Natad Agor, 79, of Baltimore, a retiree from the U.S. Social Security Administration and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Baltimore. He was born in Watertown, Oahu. He is survived by wife Thelma M.; daughters Lora Lynn Lebsack and Corinne Agor-Doyle; brothers Richard, Ceferino, Leonard, Harold and Reynold; and sisters Janet Kaai, Angeles Bradford and Bernadette Matsuno. Services held in Maryland. Online condolences: evansfuneralchapel.com.

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Crispin Calaparan Agngarayngay

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

Sept. 20, 2014
Crispin Calaparan Agngarayngay, 68, of Honolulu, an insulator for R&D Technologies, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leticia; son Charles; daughters Mary Jane Fernandez and Kristin Agngarayngay; brothers Greg, Felix and Phillip; sisters Agripina Dafun, Brigida Bil, Catalina Ganotisi, Pacita Agngarayngay and Rosita Varona; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 1 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Nobue Edna Yamamoto

Posted On October 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Nobue Edna Yamamoto, 92, of Honolulu, a retired optical assistant, died in Ann Pearl Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Brian M., Keith K. and Kelvin Y.; brother Katsumi Goto; sister Carol M. Maeda; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Ethel Oh Spurlin

Posted On October 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 16, 2014
Ethel Oh Spurlin, 92, of Mililani, a retired executive secretary for the Sears Roebuck & Co. Hawaii regional buyers office, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Steve Arthur, Peter Don and Edward R.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: cremationhi.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Alick Sakal

Posted On October 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 16, 2014
Alick Sakal, 76, of Hilo, a retired Castle & Cooke and Dole heavy equipment mechanic, and employee at Pacific Laundry, Cascade Tractor Co. and Tropical Products, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Suva, Fiji. He is survived by wife Josephine; stepsons Allan, Daniel and Claudius LaL; brother Nand LaL; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Scott Jason Rodrigues

Posted On October 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 9, 2014
Scott Jason Rodrigues, 49, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shari Mae Ross, son Nathaniel Rodrigues-Asam, daughters Chyanne and Tshanna Rodrigues-Asam, mother Lila Jane Chandler and sisters Bridget L.L. Dias and Minte Matisima. Private services.

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Sumiko Nomura

Posted On October 24th, 2014 -

Sept. 27, 2014
Sumiko Nomura, 95, of Aiea, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence, Herman and Stephen; daughters Gail Tomiyoshi and Lynn Horio; sister Sueno Higashida; caregiver Evelyn Lacaden; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Victoria Compehos Navaja

Posted On October 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Victoria Compehos Navaja, 72, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry P.; sons Howard Jr., Dominic D. and Jason P.T. Navarro; daughters Nancy R.N. Castro, Cheryl A. Cantrell and Trinidad M. Renk; mother Miguela E. Cha; brothers Pedro, Lawrence, Gabriel, Anthony and Theodore Compehos; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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