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Diane Opuulani Brown

Posted On September 15th, 2014 -

Aug. 18, 2014
Diane Opuulani Brown, 65, of Waianae, a retired Securitas sergeant, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William Jr. and Michael, daughters Michelle K. Brown and Kiana Hewlen, sisters Helen “Pomai” Nizo-Basques and Mickey Nizo-Kapua’ala, and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Florence Fuyuko Murasaki

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Aug. 24, 2014
Florence Fuyuko Murasaki, 70, of Pearl City, a retired teacher at Honowai Elementary School, died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Noal M. and Wade T., brother Lincoln Fujimori and sisters Lillian Nakamoto, Anna Fujimori, Patricia Dale and Eleanor Suma. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Donald A. Clothier

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Aug. 9, 2014
Donald A. Clothier, 85, of Honolulu, a manufacturer’s representative, died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Christine Serafin-Clothier, son Van D., daughter Julia E. and brother Van D. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Waikiki Yacht Club. Donations suggested to Youth Sailing c/o Waikiki Yacht Club Education Foundation.

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Richard Seiji Odo

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Aug. 22, 2014
Richard Seiji Odo, 79, of Kailua, a retired glazier estimator for Honolulu Glass and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Helen, son Reagan, daughter Kimberly Hirao, sister Wilma Lovell and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Violet Mew Sum Chun Fong

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Aug. 22, 2014
Violet Mew Sum Chun Fong, 89, of Honolulu, an administrative assistant, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stanley and Dana, daughter Cynthia Lee, brother Harry Chun, sisters Peggy Sui and Edna Chang, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Community Church of Honolulu. Services: 1:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Dinner: 3:30 p.m. at Pah Ke’s Chinese Restaurant, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Kathleen O’Donnell

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Aug. 20, 2014
Kathleen “Malia” O’Donnell, 70, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband John; sons Ronald “Chris” and Kurt Cox, and Ryan Brownell; parents Henry Sr. and Catherine Llanos; brothers Henry Jr. and Andrew Llanos; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edwin Allen Heiser Sr.

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Aug. 11, 2014
Edwin Allen “Eddie” Heiser Sr., 68, of Kapolei, a retired Alcal Roofing roofer, died in Kapolei. He was born in Hanover, Pa. He is survived by wife Anna M.K.; sons Edwin A. Jr. and Michael K.; daughter Destry Ann A.; brothers James, Roy, Eugene and Allen; sister Katherine Fuller; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alexander Kahoohanohano Parker Jr.

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May 30, 2014
Alexander Kahoohanohano Parker Jr., 90, of Waimanalo, a truck driver for B&C Trucking Co., died in Kailua. He was born in Waiawa. He is survived by sons Alexander III, Lionel and Wes; daughters Alice Parker and Sondra Bush; sister Maria M. Kauhane; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keolu 1st Ward, 1461 Kanapuu Drive, Kailua. Services: 11 a.m.

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Diana Faye Owehulani Kaaekuahiwi

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May 22, 2014
Diana Faye Owehulani Kaaekuahiwi, 65, of Las Vegas, formerly of Waimea, Hawaii, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Merle Jr. and James, daughters Cheryl and Amy, sisters Delsa and Diedre Bertelmann, and 10 grandchildren. Service at noon Sept. 26 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo.

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Joel Alikakeanu Patricio

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Aug. 19, 2014
Joel Alikakeanu Patricio, 34, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Therese “Tess,” son Bear, daughter Zoe, parents Russell and Patricia “Pat,” sisters Johnna and Hanayo, and grandmothers Grace Hislop and Florence Saito. Private services.

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Emma Manauaokalani Kaawakauo

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March 16, 2014
Emma Manauaokalani Kaawakauo, 87, of Honolulu, a state Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Elias Jr. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Bessie Shizuye Takahashi

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June 27, 2014
Bessie Shizuye Takahashi, 89, of Honolulu, a retired finance administrator at Sears Ala Moana, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers James and Donald. Private services.

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Alice Chiyeko Kawato

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July 25, 2014
Alice Chiyeko Kawato, 82, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for Liliuokalani Elementary School, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by caregivers Masayoshi and Juliet Shimabukuro. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark Episcopal Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Fuku Yokoyama Tsukiyama

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Sept. 3, 2014
Fuku Yokoyama Tsukiyama, 89, of Honolulu, a retired director of volunteers for Kuakini Medical Center, died at home. She was born in Salinas, Calif. She is survived by husband Ted T., sons Paul T. and Timothy K., daughter Sandra A., brother Wako Yokoyama, sister Hisako Okabayashi and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Harris United Methodist Church. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ulrich Kimmich

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Sept. 11, 2014
Ulrich “Uli” Kimmich, 48, of Kailua-Kona, a media designer and a missionary with University of the Nations, died at home. He was born in Schramberg, Germany. He is survived by wife Becky, son Nicolas, daughter Jana, parents Guido and Rita, and sisters Beate Missel and Nicole Grafe-Heppner. Services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Living Stones Church, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to University of the Nations, toward the Lokahi Transmedia & Arts Studio.

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Takeo Uyehara

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Aug. 31, 2014
Takeo Uyehara, 85, of Hilo, a retired meat department manager at the former Food Fair Supermarket and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in a care home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Lorna Kuwahara; brothers Yasunobu and Yukio; sisters Jean and Shizue Yafuso, Akiko Higa and Sadako Kaneshiro; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services held. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Shiro J. Kudo

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Aug. 29, 2014
Shiro J. Kudo, 83, of Honolulu, formerly of Chicago, a retired graphic designer and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Lima, Peru. He is survived by wife Irma Higashide-Kudo, brother Eigo and sister Nami Kudo-Okamoto. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Yoshi Kishida Young

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Sept. 12, 2014
Yoshi Kishida Young, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kahala Nui. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Lawrence; daughter Audrey Wong; sisters Hiroko Kishida, Sakiko Okada, Haruko Shiozaki and Masako Watanabe; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Stacy Tony Laa

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Aug. 20, 2014
Stacy Tony Laa, 58, of Waianae, an Army National Guard member, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen K.; sons Stacey S. and Sterling K.; daughters Stacynn M., Stasha M. and Stanya M. Laa, and Starlyn M. Palacat; hanai son Virgil; hanai daughters Valeria and Valanda; brother Eddie; sisters Shirley Titialii and Rita Laa; numerous grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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Lester W. Ah San

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Aug. 26, 2014
Lester W. Ah San, 65, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by sister Sharon M. Rogers. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Graveside committal service: 1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Keiden Kenji Lee

Posted On September 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Keiden Kenji Lee, infant son of Rhiana Terai and Brian Lee of Honolulu, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Jinusean and grandparents Stuart and May Terai, and Alan and Jae Sil Lee. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Rockey Piha Kamai Sr.

Posted On September 14th, 2014 -

July 21, 2014
Rockey Piha Kamai Sr., 45, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Jozie S.; sons Rockey P. II, Rusty K. and Rickey I.; daughters Kanalani L. and Ho’onani M.; brothers Richard Jr., Rhiyan K. and Joseph H.; sister Shyenne P.; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Lorraine Matsuko Reynon

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Aug. 1, 2014
Lorraine Matsuko “Ilima” Reynon, 68, of Kahului, Maui, a teacher at Maui Waena Intermediate School, died in Pittsburgh, Pa. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Levy Silva; daughter Caitlin, brother Ray, sister Rosaline Norgard, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joan Junko Takeuchi Kawakami

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Aug. 28, 2014
Dr. Joan Junko Takeuchi Kawakami, 88, of Honolulu, a retired physician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by daughters Esther L. Kawakami-Williams and Irene Yamamoto, stepdaughter Alice J. Kawakami, four grandchildren and a step-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Wesley United Methodist Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Louise Cubes Sagpang

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Sept. 8, 2014
Louise Cubes Sagpang, 88, of Pukalani, Maui, formerly of Kaneohe, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Victor Jr.; daughters Louise Miller, Victoria Mindoro and Jamie Lee Diggs; sister Hermina Abilla; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Josefina Jadulang Agustin

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Sept. 10, 2014
Josefina Jadulang “Sipin” Agustin, 67, of Puhi, Kauai, an employee of Coco Palms, Lihue BBQ Inn and Kauai Surf, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Potenciano “Pat”; son Duwain Sadorra; daughters Lara Sadorra, Lori Pascua, Danielle Olds and Patricia A. Melendez; stepdaughter Candice Cummings; brother Manuel Jadulang; sisters Salvacion Castillo and Loretta Yamashita; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lihue Baptist Church. Services: 10 a.m.

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Betsy K. Komatsu

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Aug. 31, 2014
Betsy K. Komatsu, 92, of Manoa Valley, a U.S. Department of Agriculture retiree, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Eunice T. Kuromoto and Joan M., Ellen A. and Ruth N. Komatsu; brother Charles Nakamura; sister May Strong; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Manoa Valley Church. Services: 10 a.m. Private committal service. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Beverly Setsuko Saiki

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Sept. 4, 2014
Beverly Setsuko Saiki, 61, of Kahului, an office manager for the Hawaii State Teachers Association, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughter Beth Kawachi, brothers Kevin and Michael, and sister Phyllis Finger. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Gilbert Louis Alexander

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Aug. 31, 2014
Gilbert Louis Alexander, 72, of Kula, Maui, a self-employed farmer, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Paula; daughters Pauline Alexander, Yvonne Hosaka and Rhonda Stewart; sisters Rosie Pugh, Carol Arakawa, Theresa Bautista and Cindy Jenkins; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 21 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Leighton Sai Mung Mow

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Sept. 1, 2014
Leighton Sai Mung Mow, 17, of Honolulu will be remembered in services at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at United Church of Christ, 467 Judd St. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Aloha attire. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Creighton and Wendy, brother Brandon, sisters Kimberly Ann and Chelsie Ann, and grandparents Betty Leong and Mr. and Mrs. George Mow. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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