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KIYOMORI “KEN” MAKABE

Posted On August 27th, 2013 -

KIYOMORI KEN MAKABE Age 85, of Pearl City, HI, passed away June 30, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born September 1, 1927 in Peahi, Maui, HI. He retired as a aircraft electrician from Hickam Air Force Base. He is survived by spouse, Akiko Makabe; son, Lloyd (Zeny) Makabe; daughter, Pamela (Jon) Yoshioka; brothers, Henry Makabe, Melvin Makabe; sister, Jacqueline Oya; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (August 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

PAULA GAVINO FREDELUCES

Posted On August 27th, 2013 -

PAULA GAVINO FREDELUCES Age 98, of Aiea, HI, passed away August 7, 2013 in Aiea. Born June 18, 1915 in Cavite, Philippines. A lifetime of volunteer work with American Red Cross, Tripler Army Medical Center, Cub Scouts, Ladies Auxiliary Fleet Reserve Assn., Aiea Lions Club, St. Elizabeth Filipino Catholic Church. She is survived by sons, Angel (Lorna) Fredeluces, Emil Fredeluces; sister, Carmen Santiago; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; daughter- in-law, Ellen Fredeluces. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (August 29) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu). Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Friday (August 30) at St Elizabeth Catholic Church; (99-312 Moanalua Rd., Aiea). Mass 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ELLEN LOUISE MILLER BLOEDE

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

ELLEN LOUISE MILLER BLOEDE Ellen Miller Bloede, 90, passed away August 11, 2013 at her home in Kahala. She was born December 21, 1922 in Honolulu to Ralph W. Miller and Phoebe (Keanini) Miller. She was a 1941 Kamehameha Schools graduate. Ellen was a retired Social Worker with the State of Hawaii, Child Protective Services Division. She had also volunteered as a docent at the Bishop Museum and was an active member in the community. She left behind her beloved husband of 66 years, Victor Carl Bloede; son, Keoni; daughter, Pamela (David) Yoshitake; 6 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services and inurnment were held at Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific.

PAUL KAPUHIWA JONES

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

PAUL KAPUHIWA JONES Age, 66, of Kaneohe, passed July 31, 13 at home peacefully. Surviving children: Natalie, Paul, Brian, Paula, Shanalyn, & Malia. Siblings: Leilani Tollefsen, Ed Jones, Jr. Services: 2 pm. – 4 pm. Thurs., Sept. 5, at Moanalua Mortuary. Ashes: Sept. 6, Waikiki Beach.

David Seigo Yamashiro

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

July 21, 2013
David Seigo Yamashiro, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired Air Force veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Momoye; son Daniel; daughter Lyris Kaneshiro; sisters Chikako and Rachael Yamashiro, Haruno Souza, Margaret Oshiro, Sueno Honma, Dora Yamamoto and Marjorie Honjiyo; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea chapel. Inurnment:2 p.m.Sept. 3 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Alan P. Quito

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

July 31, 2013
AlanP. Quito, 40, of Pearl City died in Aiea. He was born in Angeles City, Philippines. He is survived by father Teofilo H. “Phil,” mother Isabel P., brothers Angelito P. and Antonino P. Quito, and sisters Arlene Q. Rivera and Abigayle P.Q. Johnson. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Stanley Kengi Ogasawara

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

July 17, 2013
Stanley Kengi Ogasawara, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired ITT Federal Services Corp. manager at Wheeler Air Force Base and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Arleen I., sonReid K., daughters Shari K. Funai and ShelbyK. Ogasawara, brothers Henry and Thomas, sister Sally Macomber and a grandchild. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Priscilla Mae Moreno

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

July 19, 2013
Priscilla Mae “Cilla” Moreno, 59, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alfred A. Jr., Frank J., Mark A. and Marcus J.; daughters Rosaline A. andRowlena M. Moreno, Rayline H.A. Garcia and Mistyann L. Hernandez; brothers Phillip W., Frank J. and Louis J. Santiago; sisters Maria E.A. Meneses and Nadine F. Cabalar; 34 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at HawaiianMemorialPark. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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George A. Moore

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

Aug. 17, 2013
George A. Moore, 60, of Hilo, a Child Support Enforcement Agency supervisor for the state Department of the Attorney General, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kragan, daughter Krystal and sister Vicki Singh. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Ponahawai Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services:noon. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Joyce Asako Miyamoto

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

Aug. 13, 2013
Joyce Asako “Takara” Miyamoto, 78, of Honolulu, a retired packer and forelady for California Packing Corp. and Del Monte, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Hiroshi; brothers George, Wallace, Thomas and Wayne Takara; and sisters Ellen Isobe, Irene Dumlao, Karen Takara and Lynne Suehiro. Visitation:2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Cang Tieu Lieu

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

Aug. 23, 2013
Cang Tieu Lieu, 80, of Honolulu died. She was born in Hanh Thon Xa, Vietnam. She is survived by sons Van Chon, Hilton, David, Phong Chon,Jimmy, Tony and Johnny; daughters Erica TranPham-Lieu, Joanne Lieu-Ogi and Kieu Le Phan; and 19 grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Burial:2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Gregorio B. Iris Sr.

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

July 31, 2013
Gregorio B. Iris Sr., 92, of Wahiawa, a Meadow Gold Dairies milkman and delivery truck driver, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Buguey, Cagayan, Philippines.He is survived by sons Gregorio B. Jr. and Ben; daughters Erlinda Bernardo, Janice Balanay, Carol Asano and Gloria Santiago; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Mass:10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Thomas Leo Horner Sr.

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

Aug. 21, 2013
Thomas Leo Horner Sr., 97, of Honolulu, a retired Navy captain who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, chief of staff for COM14, CINCPAC Fleet, Pearl Harbor, and senior account executive at Insurance Associates Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Mohall, N.D. He is survived by wife Philomena T., sons Thomas M. and Thomas L. Jr., daughters Sandra M. Bourquin and Michele A. Horner, brother Paul, 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Friday.

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Paula Gavino Fredeluces

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

Aug. 7, 2013
Paula Gavino Fredeluces, 98, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Cavite, Philippines. She is survived by sons Angel and Emil, sister Carmen Santiago, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal Services:11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Howland Levi Faufata

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

Aug. 14, 2013
Howland Levi Faufata, 64, of Honolulu, a bus driver, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Dorothy, Jessica and Lee-Ann, sister Dorothy Yokomura and six grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:6 p.m. Inurnment:9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 at Mililani Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Salua Fale Caling

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

July 30, 2013
Salua Fale Caling, 79, of Waianae, a retired Dole Plantation employee, died in Wahiawa. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by hanai sons Lino C. Tuifao, the Rev. Faletoi L. Uso, Talaileva Uso Lagoo, the Rev. Elder S. Lagoo, and Tasamania and Tafaola T. Samuela; daughters Malaefono “Joyce”Caling and Vagai J. Sato; hanai daughters Vaituutuu Caling, Kainani Fields, Luafaletele Blalack, Iaeli Tuuao, Tafatafailagi Atalima, Sima Vaitautolu, Soloi Lagoo and Vagai Falevao; brothers Aleteni G. Faletoi, Maisa S. Faletoi, and the Rev. Samalaeulu and Toaono Vaifale; sisters Vagai U. Fano and Nunu Sale; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Mitsue Yang

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 18, 2013
Mitsue Yang, 90, of Kahului, a retired Robins sales associate, died in Hale Makua,Kahului. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by sons Calvin, Derrick and Leslie; brother Takeshi Tashiro; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:4 p.m. Thursday at Kahului Union Church. Services:5 p.m. Burial:10:30 a.m. Friday at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery in Wailuku. Condolences may be sent to:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Elizabeth Yamashita

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 21, 2013
Elizabeth Yamashita, 78, of Pukalani, Maui, died at home. She was born in Kahana, Oahu. She is survived byson Wayne, daughters Corinne Aruda and Teresa Yamashita-Freitas, brother Benny Ebalei, sister Josphine “Tita” Orosco, 12 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Scattering to follow at Hamakuapoko Point, Paia. Condolences may be sent to:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Charlotte Walker

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

July 19, 2013
Charlotte Walker, 77, of Kaneohe, a secretary, died at home. She was born in New Jersey. She is survived by son Dann, brother Dennis Chew and sister Marjorie Lizzi. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Kailua United Methodist Church. Services:10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kailua United Methodist Church.

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Cecil Trent

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 19, 2013
Cecil “Howie” Trent, 48, of Honolulu, a retired driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by sons Jason and Jesse J., daughter WhitneyL., brothers Edward and James and sister Karen Laihipp. Private services.

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Ladislao Abraham Tacderan

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 18, 2013
Ladislao Abraham Tacderan, 75, of Wailuku, a retired Wailuku Agribusiness employee, died at home. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Kenneth; daughters Madeline Platiro and Maryjane Tacderan; brother Leonardo; sisters Solidad Calaycay, Gloria Tacderan, Augustina Bolante and Alberta Collado; and five grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at BorthwickNorman’s Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church in Wailuku. Mass:noon. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Robert Alan Somera

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 6, 2013
Robert Alan Somera, 51, of Ewa Beach, a Hosoi Garden Mortuary embalmer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carrie F., son Robert Jr., daughter Chalsea, mother Jacqueline L., brother Richard, sister Robyn and two grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Abraham Kaihe Poai Sr.

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 17, 2013
Abraham Kaihe “Abe” Poai Sr., 68, of Hilo, a state of Hawaii Department of Transportation Highways Division employee and an Army and Army National Guard veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Abraham “Kaihe”Jr., Anthony “Awe” and Alvin “Kupili”; brothers Lawrence, George and Dennis; hanai brother Samuel Kawaha; sisters Rachel Hanohano, Eva Rowe, Mabel Iopa, Sybil M. Evans and Cathy Ann Simmons; and six grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:8 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alexander Palpallatoc

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 22, 2013
Alexander Palpallatoc, 84, of Honolulu, a retired computer aide at Fort Shafter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ulupalakua, Maui.He is survived by sons Michael, Shayne, Scott, Douglas, Ronald, Warren and Lionel; daughters Lorna Lualhati and Alicia Palpallatoc; brothers Paulino and Alfonso; sister Esmenina Blair; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples MemorialPark. Aloha attire. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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William Satoshi Ozaki

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 13, 2013
William Satoshi Ozaki, 79, of Pearl City, a retired sheet metal contractor, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Kona. He is survived by daughters Jo-Ann Ozaki, Donna Hunt and Karen Fujii; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Wednesday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Elaine Imanaka Niimi

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

July 21, 2013
Elaine Imanaka Niimi of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Frank and John, daughters Susan Niimi and Elizabeth McCord, brothers Robert and Herbert Imanaka, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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George Yoshikazu Murakami

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

July 27, 2013
George Yoshikazu Murakami, 76, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Masumi, son Irving S., daughter Donna K. Isidro-Murakami, brother Frank H. and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Priscilla Mae Moreno

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

July 19, 2013
Priscilla Mae “Cilla” Moreno, 59, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alfred A. Jr., Frank J., Mark A. and Marcus J.; daughters Rosaline A. andRowlena M. Moreno, Rayline H.A. Garcia and Mistyann L. Hernandez; brothers Phillip W., Frank J. and Louis J. Santiago; sisters Maria E.A. Meneses and Nadine S. Cabalar; 34 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at HawaiianMemorialPark.

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Dan Minoru Mezurashi

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 14, 2013
Dan MinoruMezurashi, 61, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by brother Wayne. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Veronica Leimomi Sinenci Lono

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 15, 2013
Veronica Leimomi Sinenci “Tita” Lono, 63, of Hana, Maui, a former Hotel Hana Maui housekeeper, died at her daughter’s home in Wailuku. She was born in Hana. She is survived by husband Jerrymeyer; son Jerrymeyer “Moke” Jr.; daughter Jeronica “Lehua” Lono-Cloudy; hanai son Shane Sinenci; brothers Stephen, Francis, Pauly, Peter, Egot and Victor Sinenci; sister Angela Tavares; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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