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Genevieve Badua

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 3, 2016
Genevieve Badua, 77, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Mario Jr. and Curtis, daughters Flora Ojano and Lorie Yocum, sister Dorothy Farias and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yoshio Tomimoto

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 5, 2016
Yoshio “Wendell” Tomimoto, 95, of Honolulu, a former Kuhio Cleaners owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sharlyn and brother George. Private services.

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Barbara Ann Van Blyenburg

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

July 30, 2016
Barbara Ann Van Blyenburg, 69, of Mililani, a retired Pearl Harbor Federal Credit Union employee, died in Mililani. She was born in Manistique, Mich. She is survived by husband George, sons Vincent J. Barrett and George A. Van Blyenburg, daughters Edie L. Mayeshiro and Arlene A.S. Silva, brother William Soder, sisters Patricia Dowling and Mary Khan, 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Benedictine Monastery of Hawaii, P.O. Box 490, Waialua, HI 96794.

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Jonnette Hope Nalani Ubando

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 6, 2016
Jonnette Hope Nalani Ubando, 66, of Honolulu, a retired secretary from Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center in Punaluu, Oahu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leonardo “Chu Chu,” daughters Leonala “Hokulani” Ahloy and Lovette K. Ubando, sister Melanie Kaina and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at Kalihi and Moanalua United Church of Christ, 1313 Kamehameha IV Road, Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Jean Demetria Borge

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Jean Demetria Borge, 92, of Makaha, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital administrative clerk, died in Waianae. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by daughters Cassandra J. and Lois J., sisters Dolores Dela Cerna and Erlinda Daymil, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Lucille M.M. Vesper

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 15, 2016
Lucille M.M. “Baby Dee” Vesper, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel Jr., sons Daniel III and Leslie Scott “Sammy,” daughter Robin L. Nagasako, hanai daughter Harriet “Nina” Vickers, 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 3 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Raymond Branco Jr.

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 19, 2016
Raymond “Blue” Branco Jr., 70, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a former Puu Waa Waa Ranch employee and a truck diver who worked for Volcanite, Shield Pacific and West Hawaii Concrete, from which he retired, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Genevieve Wong Chong and Louella Branco. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kailua-Kona. Services: 11 a.m. Lunch and fellowship to follow. Casual attire.

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Joseph S. Vincent

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 18, 2016
Joseph S. “Suki” Vincent, 89, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran and retiree of the Department of Defense at Barbers Point, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Judy H.Y., son Vernon, daughter Wanda Ann Fisher, five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Rudolph Albert Calicdan Sr.

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 23, 2016
Rudolph Albert “Rudy” Calicdan Sr., 73, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an employee of the former Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Rudy Jr., Zachary and Jarrett; daughters Tonya Baybayan and Tina and Stephanie Calicdan; brothers Segundo Jr., John and George; sisters Mary Jane Peleholani and Lilian Soares; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at the mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Motorcycle procession with burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Cheryl Elizabeth Cutler

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 9, 2016
Cheryl Elizabeth Cutler, 64, of Keaau, Hawaii, a licensed practical nurse, died at the Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Fall River, Mass. She is survived by husband Russell Sr., son Russell Jr., daughters Dena and Amy, brother Charles Verrette, sister Sharon Verrette and three grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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Marita D. Flora

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 24, 2016
Marita D. Flora, 83, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Rodrigo; son Renato; daughters Dolores, Catherine, Jocelyn and Carolyn; sisters Manuela and Anacita; 15 grandchildren; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Tranquilino Ulita Fronda Jr.

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 2, 2016
Tranquilino Ulita “Kia” Fronda Jr., 71, of Waipio Valley, Hawaii, a chef, food connoisseur, farmer, artist and flower arrangement specialist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Ernest and sisters Emily Fronda-Choy Foo, Maria Simeona, Eileen Jurado, Pualani Muraki and Maile Baird. Visitation: 8 a.m. Oct. 2 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 9 a.m. Casual/aloha attire.

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Cornelia Arcenas Gamao

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

July 21, 2016
Cornelia Arcenas Gamao, 90, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by grandson Elijah and granddaughter Taja. Private services.

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Jane Harumi Inayoshi

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Jane Harumi Inayoshi, 88, of Aiea, a retired Sheraton Waikiki banquet help employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wilfred, Milton and Gary; daughter Lynn Kau; eight grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 2 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jack Sunao Kaguni

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

May 21, 2016
Jack Sunao Kaguni, 96, of Honolulu, a real estate broker, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Margaret; son Jon; daughters Ellen Schroeder, Diane Kogawara and Susan Koizumi; brother Gordon Kakuni; 6 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Maria Paz Abogado Kahooilihala

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 17, 2016
Maria Paz Abogado “Pazie” Kahooilihala, 82, of Honolulu, a retired employee for Consolidated Theatres, Kahala, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons John “Baba,” Donald, Timothy and Jerry; daughter Elva “Puanani” Kahooilihala-Gamiao; sisters Clarita Groth, Marcelina “Nanette” Gersner and Lilia Camacho; 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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LeRoy Kalanihekili Seitoku Akamine

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 4, 2016
LeRoy Kalanihekili Seitoku Akamine, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency advertising manager and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leinaala Naipo-Akamine, son Kalama, daughter Leinaala Nakamura and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Kamehameha Schools, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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David Bruce Kurata

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 31, 2016
David Bruce Kurata, 49, of Honolulu, a state of Hawaii deputy sheriff, died in Straub Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Ciera-Lynn Lucas-Kurata and Brigette Lucas-Kurata, parents Wilbert “Porky” and Susan, and sisters Naomi Kimura, Cindy Kurata and Keri Medeiros. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Lot Loka Akina Jr.

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 25, 2016
Lot Loka Akina Jr., 79, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired roofer and Marine Corps Reserve veteran, died at home. He was born in Halawa, Molokai. He is survived by wife Betty Jane; sons Lloyd, Russell and Lot Akina III, and Troy Oliveira; brothers Ronald, Charles and Gordon; sister Gwendolyn Bautista; 16 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at Glad Tidings Church, 113 Kuawa St., Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Aloha attire.

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Violet Leilehua Nobriga

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 14, 2016
Violet Leilehua Nobriga, 67, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired general store proprietress, died at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Garrard, Hudson and William Carvalho; daughter Marnie Pauli; brothers Alfred P. Nobriga Jr. and Joseph Pacheco; sister Sheila Chambers; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Leis welcome.

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Forisina Fiesta Antonio

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 24, 2016
Forisina Fiesta “Florence” Antonio, 87, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Ferdinand and John; daughters Daisy Antonio-Immel, Andrea and Margie Antonio and Joyce Mendonsa; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Noritoshi Ono

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 26, 2016
Noritoshi Ono, 97, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired truck diver for the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co., died in Legacy of Hilo. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Wayne, Malcolm and Glen; sisters Hisayo Hiramoto, Grace Nonaka, Janet Kadooka and Betty Cardenas; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Oct. 1 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Laura Fusae Aono

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 21, 2016
Laura Fusae Aono, 92, a retired Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Realtor and University of Hawaii research analyst, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Honolulu. Private services.

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Robert Dunbar Summers

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 11, 2016
Robert Dunbar Summers, 60, of Keaau, Hawaii, a proprietor of and baker at Bread Box Kalaheo on Kauai and Bread Box Keaau, died at home. He was born in Berkeley, Calif. He is survived by wife Valerie M., son Kayton, daughters Rene’e Loiacono and Kayla Manini, brother James, sisters Heather Garner and Maile Summers, hanai father Georges Amtamblian and a grandchild. Private services. Condolences: homelanimemorial park.com.

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Jason Delano Faga

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

Aug. 28, 2016
Jason Delano Faga, 39, of Ewa Beach, a Sam’s Club bakery supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hayward, Calif. He is survived by wife Melissa; sons Mason, Mathias, Noah, Joey and Bubba Faga, and Marcus Luke; daughter Ashley; father Usolelei; hanai parents Akai and Male Tafea; hanai brother Billy Tafea; and hanai sister Hauula “Ula” Lavatai. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Margaret Lopez

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

Aug. 16, 2016
Margaret “Margie” Lopez, 85, of Hilo, a former Top Hat bartender and a former employee of Maunaloa Mac Nuts and Marians Catering, died in Hilo. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by sons Manuel, Rocky and Elias Agcalon Jr.; daughters Priscilla Banks, Cynthia Edra and Ramona Panzer; brothers John and Paul Martinez; sister Linda Martinez; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 28 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Breanna Angel Kapuokalani Fujimoto

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

Sept. 4, 2016
Breanna Angel Kapuokalani Fujimoto, 20, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a Hilton Waikoloa Hotel hostess, died. She was born in Kealakekua. She is survived by parents Curtis K. Chong and Edwina V.K.C. Fujimoto, brothers Shane Fujimoto, Kulike and Taich Chong, Gilbert K. Jr. and Kaleomana’o Loando; sisters Christy Nahale, Angela Loando, and Nikki and Precious Chong; grandparents Edwin and Marjorie; and grandfather Curtis Chong. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at St. Michael the Archangel Church. Rosary: 6 p.m. Mass: 7 p.m. Donations suggested to Friends of Breanna Fujimoto at First Hawaiian Bank. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Leonida Agni Lugo

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

Sept. 15, 2016
Leonida Agni Lugo, 59, of Ewa Beach, a registered nurse at St. Francis-Liliha and Wahiawa General Hospital, died. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Armando M.; son Norman V.; brothers Ceferino, Bailon, Irenio and Bonifacio Agni; and sisters Nenita Galasinao, Marina Lim and Carolina Agni. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome (white flowers only).

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Domingo Felix Ganoy

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

Sept. 19, 2016
Domingo Felix Ganoy, 88, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Rogelio, Lauren and Arsenio; daughters Nieves Vergara, Mina Alamon, Elena Breckels and Teresita Panlasigue; brother Jose; sister Maria Comillas; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Leonida Agni Lugo

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

Sept. 15, 2016
Leonida Agni Lugo, 59, of Ewa Beach, a registered nurse at St. Francis-Liliha and Wahiawa General Hospital, died. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Armando M.; son Norman V.; brothers Ceferino, Bailon, Irenio and Bonifacio Agni; and sisters Nenita Galasinao, Marina Lim and Carolina Agni. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome (white flowers only).

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