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Genevieve Marie Walker

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Feb. 28, 2014
Genevieve Marie Walker, 96, of Honolulu, a retired legal liaison and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. She was born in Grafton, W.Va. She is survived by daughter Jan Walker-Cook-Fancher and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Malcolm John Varde

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March 27, 2014
Malcolm John Varde, 66, of Kaneohe, an entrepreneur, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Summer Vaughn and Amber Varde, mother Dorothy, brothers Dennis and Raymond Jr., and sisters Paulette Chives and Ramona Duren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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P. Quentin Tomich

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March 11, 2014
P. Quentin Tomich, 93, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired zoologist and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Orangeville, Calif. He is survived by sons Michael P. and Peter Q.; daughters Catherine Luthe, Marcia Rose and Margot Griffith; brother Thomas; sister Eleanor Bertrand; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. April 26 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Conversation Council for Hawaii or North Hawaii Community Hospital.

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Charles Yuji Tokumaru

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March 25, 2014
Charles Yuji Tokumaru, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Kenji Tokuno Realty real estate salesman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sumiko, brother Paul S. and sisters Ida R. Fukushima and Alice F. Oda. Private services.

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Check Kwan Lum Sun

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March 23, 2014
Check Kwan Lum Sun, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by sons Guan Wen, Guan Qiao and Shao Xi; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Donna Marie Smythe

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March 17, 2014
Donna Marie Smythe, 34, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Misilei and Ezra, daughters Tatiana and Tajia, mother Thelma U. Robello, brother Derek and great-grandmother Dorothy K. Robins. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Norma Jean Scott

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 5, 2014
Norma Jean “Scotty” Scott, 79, of Hilo, a licensed architect for Media 5 and Group 70, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in New York City. She is survived by nephew William P. and niece Pamela. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Life Care Center of Hilo. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Patricia Maka Rosete

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 4, 2014
Patricia Maka Rosete, 93, of Honolulu, died in Puuwai o Makaha. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by sons Orlando and Alejandro; daughters Priscilla Reyes, Aurellia Baclaan, Cynthia Rosete, Christine Warner and Victoria Duff; 26 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; and 23 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Verna Noreen Rita

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March 8, 2014
Verna Noreen “The Kernel” Rita, 35, of Koloa, Kauai, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by companion Kealoha Colipano and mother Gloria M. Services: 9 a.m. April 26 at Kukuiula Harbor. Donations may be sent to P.O. Box 191, Lawai, HI 96765.

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Emily Lyman Gonzales Rabe

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

March 27, 2014
Emily Lyman Gonzales Rabe, also known as “Tweedie” and “Pualani,” 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Marvie Gormley, brother William Lyman Sr., sister Margaret Speegle, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 26 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Brenda Joyce Leilani Nishimura

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 6, 2014
Brenda Joyce Leilani Nishimura, 73, of Waianae, a retired state of Hawaii secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth N., daughters Shelley Silva and Angela Nishimura, brother Nathan Waipa, sisters April Kupau and Lynette McClain, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts in Waianae. Mass: 10 a.m.

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Dora Takako Mori

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April 11, 2014
Dora Takako Mori, 89, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired secretary at Kailua Elementary, Kealakehe Elementary and Kealakehe Intermediate schools, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Randall, Bryant, Rickie and Elson; daughter Gwendolyn Onaka; brothers Paul, Tadao and Larry Sakamoto; sisters Audrey Takano, Kay Matsuda, Jane Iyama and Pauline Morita; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 26 at Lanakila Congregational Church in Kainaliu. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Jhonytop Nicolas Manganaan

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Jhonytop Nicolas Manganaan, 58, of Honolulu, a parking attendant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Poblacion, Mayantoc, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Zenaida; sons Jayrold, Jaymar and Jeffrey; daughter Mariz; brothers Silverio Jr. and Froiland; sisters Gemma Julio and Shirley Terrado; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 26 at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Minnie Wong Liu

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

March 2, 2014
Minnie Wong Liu, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Farrington High School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Walton and Crocker; brothers Robert, Alvin and Cyrus Wong; sisters Vivian Eng, Stella Ching and Ruby Siu; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. April 26 at First Assembly of God Red Hill. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. April 27 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Helen Brown Kinoshta

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 14, 2014
Helen Brown Kinoshta, 83, of Honolulu, an educator and counselor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Evanston, Ill. She is survived by husband Ian G.; daughters Carol L. Redfield, Carol Bosse and Kay Flynn; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services at noon Saturday at Central Union Church. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Franklin Pomaikai Kalaluhi

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Franklin Pomaikai Kalaluhi, 81, of Honolulu, a security officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Rance, Renning and Randall; daughters Reveri and Redenia; 27 grandchildren; and 57 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Thomas Yoshiaki Kajihiro

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

March 30, 2014
Thomas Yoshiaki Kajihiro, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. project manager, former University of Hawaii maintenance employee and an Army veteran who served in Germany and as an orderly to Gen. Bruce C. Clarke, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet; daughters Lei Liu and Kelli Tokuyama; sisters Agnes Mitsui, Katherine Honda, Clara Furu-kawa and Gloria Sasaki; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Michael Philip Gray

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 11, 2014
Michael Philip Gray, 44, of Lahaina, a firefighter, food service industry worker and an Idaho Army National Guard veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Rosenberg, Texas. He is survived by father Philip, brothers James Gray and Andy Carcy, and sisters Tammy Gray and Angela Carcy. Services date to be determined. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Harriet P. N. Denison

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

Feb. 7, 2014
Harriet P. N. Denison, 87, of Molokai, a New York Life Insurance agent, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Dion Wilhelm, daughter Davida B. Holt, seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Samuel Delgado Jr.

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

March 22, 2014
Samuel “Sam” Delgado Jr., 66, of Waialua, a Dillingham Ranch manager, a professional polo player and an Air Force veteran, died in Waialua. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Claire; sons Kawika and Chad; father Samuel Sr.; brother Eric; sisters Faith, Connie and Ruthie; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 26 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Jose Dauz Dela Pena

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 12, 2014
Jose Dauz Dela Pena, 60, of Honolulu, a Standard Parking cashier/attendant and a Philippine National Tobacco Administration supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Caridad D., son Christopher D., daughters Vanessa D. and Danica D., mother Monica D., brothers Mario D. and Luis D., and sisters Aurora D. Tadiarca, Clarita D. Ledda and Teresita D. Ablao. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Patricia Ann Colburn

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 6, 2014
Patricia Ann Colburn, 52, of Kahuku, CEO of Colburn Construction, died at home. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Lee A.; son Spencer K.; daughters Shana Colburn, Summer Rhinehart, Shernyl Razo and Alicia Edwards; hanai son David Lunceford; hanai daughter Shereece Hawelu; parents John Jr. and Irene Primacio; stepmother Nalani Primacio; brothers Timothy, Raymond, Matthew, Joey, Jimmy, Freddy, Billy and Alfred; sister Bernadette Salt; stepsisters Keau and Tanya George; and 24 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 26 at New Life Zion, 643 Alexander Road. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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May Lehua Akeo Brown

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March 27, 2014
May Lehua Akeo Brown, 88, of Waimanalo, a director of the Kodak Hula Show, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Benjamin H. Jr. III and Clayton E., daughters Betsy K. Kahawai and Rissa I. Brown, hanai daughter Mapuana Fuller, brother Gerald F. Ross, 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. George Church, 41-1323 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sinnette Barefoot

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

March 31, 2014
Sinnette “S.L.” Barefoot, 86, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Bakersville, Calif. He is survived by sons Robert D., Mark S. and Matthew T.; daughters Leslie J. Gallagher and Laurie M. Whitney; sisters Carmen Pulas, Leona Miner and Gwndolyn Barefoot-Ewert; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Wahiawa Christian Church-Disciples of Christ, 1710 Royal Palm Drive. Services: 7 p.m.

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Marie Ayres

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March 26, 2014
Marie “Doll” Ayres, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joey, daughter Dorothy Ayres-Smith, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 26 at St. Margaret Mary Chapel, Sacred Hearts Academy, 3253 Waialae Ave. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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PATRICIA MAKA ROSETE

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

4-19 PATRICIA ROSETEPATRICIA MAKA ROSETE Age 93, passed away April 4, 2014 at Puuwai O Makaha. Born March 15, 1921 in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters, Priscilla Reyes, Aurellia (Virgilio) Baclaan, Cynthia Rosete, Christine Warner, Victoria Duff; sons, Orlando Rosete, Alejandro Rosete; 26 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; 23 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday 4/25 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ROBERT “BOB” ALAN GREEN

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ROBERT BOB ALAN GREEN Age 58, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away April 4, 2014 in Wahiawa. Born November 9, 1955 in Honolulu, HI. Retired Marine with 21 years of service. He is survived by wife, Dorothy A. Green; son, Matthew Green; daughters, Angela (Ian) Carter, Megan Green, Michelle Green, Aubrianna Green, Morgan Green; mother, Rose Green; brothers, George (Lannie) Green, Ronald Green, Nathan Green; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (April 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Committal Service 10:30 a.m. Friday (April 25) at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers, please. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

PATROCINO “P.D.” LAZO

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PATROCINO P.D. LAZO Age 82, of Honolulu, HI, passed away March 22, 2014 in Waipahu. Born July 7, 1931 in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Patrocino was retired from Hamakua Coast Plantation. He is survived by wife, Christina Lazo; sons, Felino Lazo, Ludy Lazo, James Lazo; daughter, Amelia (Nelson) Lazo- Ramos; brothers, Leopoldo (Tessie) Lazo, Rodrigo (Francisca) Lazo; sisters, Asion Plurad, Ansang Lazo, Clarita Orpilla, Warlita Lazo, Florentina Cablingan, Trinidad Ruiz; 3 grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (April 23) at St Philomena Catholic Church; (3300 Ala Laulani, Honolulu) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

BETTY TSURUE KOIZUMI

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BETTY TSURUE KOIZUMI Age 86, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 29, 2014 in Waipahu. Born June 24, 1927 in Aiea, HI. Betty was retired from the Department of Health-Waimano Home. She was a member of Waipahu Soto Zen Taiyoji Fujin Kai. She is survived by daughter, Aileen (Clayton) Bello; sons, Arnold (Colleen) Koizumi, Adrian (Gale) Koizumi; sisters, Lillian (Duke) Yamamoto, Jennie (Tommy) Tsuchidana; 5 grand- children; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

DONNA MARIE SMYTHE

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DONNA MARIE SMYTHE Age 34, of Waianae, passed away March 17, 2014 in Waianae. Born October 20, 1979 in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters, Tatiana, Tajia; sons, Misilei, Ezra; mother, Thelma U. Robello; brother, Derek Smythe; great- maternal-grandmother: Dorothy K. Robins. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday 4/25 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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