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Helen Young

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

July 19, 2016
Helen Young, 91, of Numila Camp, Kauai, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by sons John Howard, David, Melvin, Mervin, Clinton and Rodney; daughters Lauretta Kaukani, Jennifer Cook and Patricia Lei Drose; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 30 at Kalaheo Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services: 11 a.m.

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Josephine L. Tanaka

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

May 10, 2016
Josephine L. Tanaka, 85, of Honolulu died in Idaho. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Carlton, Gerald and Alvin; and daughters Deborah Miller, Audrey Dierdorf and Louise Aki. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 30 at Southern Baptist Church, 3121 Arizona Road, Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Aloha or casual attire.

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Jean Dale Kuulanialoha Takaki

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

June 22, 2016
Jean Dale Kuulanialoha “Tutu” Takaki, 70, of Kailua-Kona, a waitress at the former Kona Inn and former Magic Sands restaurants, manager at BJ’s Furniture Store, and secretary/treasurer for Ken’s Masonry, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth; sons Shawn and Shayn; daughter Kennian Santiago; brothers Frank Jr., Robert and William Ochmann; sisters Frances Debina and Terri Chun; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 30 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Dora Keapokuaokalani Kahaunaele Swain

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

July 17, 2016
Dora Keapokuaokalani Kahaunaele Swain, 86, of Anahola, Kauai, a musician and singer, died. She was born in Kalihi. She is survived by sons William “Billy” and Philip Swain, and Raymond Salazar; daughters Lani Swain, Dora Leilani Cobb-Adams, Enola Jo Kawelo, Mervlyn Kitashima and Anna Velasco; 31 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 28 at Kapaa Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services: 11 a.m.

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Patricia Ellen Kulanakila Maunakea Medeiros

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

June 20, 2016
Patricia Ellen Kulanakila Maunakea Medeiros, 74, of Waimanalo died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Wendy Garcia and Vivian Maunakea. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 30 at Kaumakapili Church, 766 N. King St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 1 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Etta Natsuko Leong

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

June 22, 2016
Etta Natsuko Leong, 93, of Honolulu, retired owner of Tai Sing Market in Wahiawa, died in Hono\0xADlulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Randall, daughters Margie and Natalie, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 30 at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Haming S. Lardizabal

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

May 16, 2016
Haming S. Lardizabal, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a co-owner of Leilani Taxi and Tour Co., died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home, Lawai, Kauai. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Scott Lardizabal, and Fred and Leroy Tangalin; daughters Gloria Reed, Yolanda Kurihara and Nena Smith; stepsons Maurice Jr., Alfred and Glenn; stepdaughters Carmen Orpilla, Charlene Avita and Maureen Octavio; sisters Nina Martin and Catherine Madrid; 25 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Niumalu Pavilion on Niumalu Road before Kaiola Canoe Club. Casual attire.

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Stephen Kwock Fai Kow

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

July 20, 2016
Stephen Kwock Fai “Dogi Kow Roshi” Kow, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education administrator, died in Islands Hospice Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Iris X. Lin, son Alexander Gao, mother Florence, brother Sandy and sisters Jennie Yee and Aileen Kow. Visitation: 5 p.m. July 28 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Jerome Kaulana Mamala Kaeha

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

July 9, 2016
Jerome Kaulana Mamala Kaeha, 65, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, a self-employed architect, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dona; son Danny Marciel-Kaeha; brothers Robert B. Mamala and James and Reggie Gravely; sister Evelyn Gravely; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. July 30 at a private residence (turn onto Paradise Drive, left on 21st Avenue, and the home will be the fifth house on the right). Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Walter Kealii Howard

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

July 15, 2016
Walter Kealii Howard, 36, of Waipahu, an area supervisor for Papa John’s Pizza, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kashine; daughters Kayleen, Kayleah and Kayla; mother Nohea Hekekia; and sisters Lorrenda Howard, Nickie Montilla and Hokulani Hekekia. Prayer: 9:45 a.m. July 30 at Auntie Wilma’s house, 41-028 Ehukai St., Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Scattering of flowers welcome. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Marsha Mahealani Chieko Grey

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

Jan. 27, 2016
Marsha Mahealani Chieko Grey, 42, of California, died in Bali, Indonesia. She was born in Boise, Idaho. She is survived by husband Shane Fermantez, son Oz Fermantez, daughters Avalon and Velzy Fermantez, father Chester, mother Ann and brother Robert. Services: 1 p.m. July 30 at Uncle Chubby and Auntie Sista’s residence, 54-33 Kukuna St., Hauula, Hawaii. Casual attire.

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Stanley Grace

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

May 6, 2016
Stanley “Stan” Grace, 65, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a retired groundskeeper for the state Department of Accounting and General Services, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Stanley Jr. and Scott; hanai sons Kameron Bento, Kaina Gladden, James Cho, Rudy Haalilio, Ansen Gladden, and Kapono and Kauka Grace; daughter Corrine; mother Stella; brothers Samuel Jr. and Shannon; sisters Stevelyn Grace, Shirlene Cantiberos and Selma Gladden; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 30 at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Clubhouse at Hono\0xADkohau Harbor. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Phyllis Filomena Capanas

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

June 23, 2016
Phyllis Filomena Capanas, 89, of Kailua, a retired Ben Franklin, Kress and Woolworths stores salesclerk, died in Kailua. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband John, son Anthony “Tony,” daughters Paula Ignacio and Kathleen “Kehau” Sherrell, brothers Arminio and Johnny Casuga, sisters Emelia Valdez and Rosita Vidmar, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 30 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Aiko Arakawa

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

June 26, 2016
Aiko “Bettie” Arakawa, 93, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Centre. She was born in South Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Hideo, son Clyde S., sister Itsuko Tokumaru and a grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Daniel Yoshio Tada

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

June 11, 2016
Daniel Yoshio Tada, 95, of Honolulu, a chemist at Hawaiian Electric Co. and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 522nd Battalion, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by daughter Amy and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 29 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Manuel N. Mirafuentes

Posted On July 27th, 2016 -

May 31, 2016
Manuel N. “Mel” Mirafuentes, 83, of Waipahu, an Army retiree who served in the Vietnam and Korean wars, and a Hawaiian Tug & Barge retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Juliana “Judy”; sons Calvin and Craig; daughters Melba Peiler, Myrna Perry and Audel Mirafuentes; brother Dominador “Domi”; 16 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 30 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Miguel Montealegre Villanueva

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

July 20, 2016
Miguel Montealegre Villanueva, 62, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Tabaco, Albay, Philippines. He is survived by wife Digna A., son Jerome M.A., brothers Victor and Eugene V., and sister Jessica Montealegre-Torre. Private services.

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Armando Perez Villanueva

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

July 3, 2016
Armando Perez Villanueva, 92, of Ewa Beach, a dock hand, died. He was born in Mexico. He is survived by sons Manuel and Alfredo Perez, sisters Guadalupe and Rebeca Gonzalez, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Burial to be held in Rosehill in Chicago at a later date.

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Agnes Mary Tullis

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

July 5, 2016
Agnes Mary Tullis, 98, of Kailua, a Windward Day Care Center assistant director, died in Kailua. She was born in Rhode Island. She is survived by sons William and John, daughters Mary Hudak and Kathryn Tullis, three grandchildren and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:45 a.m. July 28 at St. Anthony of Padua, 148-A Makawao St., Kailua. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Margaret Vidinha Remoaldo

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

July 12, 2016
Margaret Vidinha Remoaldo, 91, of Kauai, an office manager of Island Rentals and retired accounting department employee at Kauai Stores, died on Kauai. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Susan and Mary Remoaldo, and Jennifer Reis; brothers Robert and Steven Vidinha; sister Eleanor Smart; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 26 at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa, Kauai. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Umeno Onishi

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

May 7, 2016
Umeno Onishi, 100, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Steven Ken Miyamoto

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

June 19, 2016
Steven Ken Miyamoto, 54, of Mililani, a U.S. Aviation Services Corp. cargo department supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. He is survived by mother Joyce E. and sister Susan N. Private services.

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Eldon Elmer Manke

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

June 17, 2016
Eldon Elmer Manke, 90, of Waipahu, a retired state Fire Department marine engineer on the Abner T. Longley, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vinoqua, Wis. He is survived by sons Joseph Paul and Jack Carl Manke, daughter Shirley Ann Manke-Duarte, brother Leroy Manke, five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Marla Dene K. Koa

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

July 15, 2016
Marla Dene K. Koa, 58, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Karen; daughter Lani; parent Anna; brothers Haole, Allen and Eric; sisters Geneva and Deniese; and a grandchild. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Faith C. Kailiuli

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

July 10, 2016
Faith C. “Izuka” Kailiuli, 69, of Las Vegas, previously of Honolulu and Utah, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Raymond K., sons Stuart and Rean, sisters Carolyn Kuraoka and Christine Kim, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Aug. 2 at St. Alban’s Chapel at ‘Iolani School.

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John William Kaho’onei III

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

July 4, 2016
John William “John Boy” Kaho’onei III, 57, of Honolulu, a heavy equipment operator oiler for Frank Colluccio and Hawaiian Dredging, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Bernadette Chincio, father John and brothers James and Joseph. Mass: 9 a.m. Aug. 6 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Max Eugene Johnson

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

June 18, 2016
Max Eugene “Red” Johnson, 78, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a Realtor and real estate developer and Kona Festivale Chorale lead bass singer, died. He was born in Ventura, Calif. He is survived by wife Linda; sons Steve Johnson, Jeff Larson, Mike Thomas and Pete Johnson; daughters JoLynn, Jacque Larson and Sharon Bertolucci; sister Norma Swanson; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Aug. 27 at Mokuaikaua Church in Kailua-Kona. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Kenneth Shigeharu Imai

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

July 15, 2016
Kenneth Shigeharu Imai, 68, of Honolulu, a paramedic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Japan. He is survived by daughters Taryne Imai and Lauren Imai-Lau, brother Clifton, sister Sandy and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Kaelan Kuo Chiang Ho

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

June 25, 2016
Kaelan Kuo Chiang Ho, 42, of Laie, a cook, died at home. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Elisa Y.Y. Li, sons Justin and Jason, daughter Kristina, parents Ching H. Ho and Tung Ti Li, brother Bill Ho, sister Chadel Kou and grandmother Yau Hang Ho. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 30 at Laie Stake Center, 55 Iosepa St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harris Maluhia Fuller

Posted On July 26th, 2016 -

July 18, 2016
Harris Maluhia Fuller, 71, of Honolulu, a Young Brothers longshoreman, died. He is was born in Maili. He is survived by wife Carol; sons Harris Jr., Lance and Landon; daughters Tammy Bradshaw and Lorrel Woolsey; brothers David Lido and Alfred, John, Melvin and Douglas Fuller; sister Ruby; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 6 at Ballard Family Moanalua Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: ballard familymoanaluamortuary.com.

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