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Wayne T. Yoshizumi

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Jan. 29, 2016
Wayne T. Yoshizumi, 70, of Hilo, a retired service manager with Dollar Rent A Car in Hilo and with West Hawaii Motors in Kona, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alysia; sons Lyle and Layne; and sisters Caroline Yanagawa, Doreen Chan and Mavis Yoshizumi. Visitation: 4 p.m. Feb. 17 at Dodo Mortuary. Service: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Renita Agpaoa Coloma

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Feb. 8, 2016
Renita Agpaoa “Nita” Coloma, 49, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Candy Co. employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Remigio, son Richard Dorilag, daughter Richelle Dorilag, stepsons Lexter and Jerome, stepdaughters Gretchel and Ruth Ann, brother Samuel Agpaoa, sister Josephine Agpaoa and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Service: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Diana Leinaala Kekalia Gratacos

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Jan. 28, 2016
Diana Leinaala Kekalia Gratacos, 75, of Haiku, Maui, a retired Ali’i Linen laundry assistant, died at home. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by husband Orlando; daughters Cheryl Gratacos, Momi Namauu and Terri Valle-Quichocho; sisters Anita L. Contrades, Wanda N. Valle and Olga E. Kepa; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Robert Edward Lemmon Kaholokula

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Feb. 9, 2016
Robert Edward Lemmon “Robbie” Kaholokula, 55, of Kapaa, an entertainer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Perle “Puamohala”; son Baron; daughter Lei Ui Choy; and brothers Kimo Kaholokula, Jimmy Fujita and Jordan Kahananui. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Feb. 18 at Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue. Service: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Bradley T. Koki

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Jan. 18, 2016
Bradley T. Koki, 62, of Mililani, an art teacher and class adviser at Maryknoll School, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Theresa Mae, son Ka’aimalani, daughter Ku’ulehua Lorenzo, parents Thomas and Dolores, brother Derek, sisters Robin Honjo and Susan Higa, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3:45 p.m. Feb. 18 at Sacred Heart Church. Eulogy: 5:15 p.m. Mass: 5:30 p.m. Reception to follow at the Clarence T.C. Ching Gymnasium at Maryknoll School Community Center. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Hawaii Uota Maiava

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Feb. 7, 2016
Hawaii Uota Maiava, 85, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Laie, a heavy-duty engineer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Talia; daughters Wilma Kanoa, Shirley Maiava, Moli Tawatao, Misty Scanlan, Kiddie Anderson and Sunepa Maiava-Masoe; brothers Neff and Charles; 32 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 18 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel. Service: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Kay Kazuyo Murashige

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Jan. 20, 2016
Kay Kazuyo Murashige, 86, of Hilo, a teller supervisor with International Savings and Loan, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Guy, Myles, Dean and George; brother George Yuda; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Feb. 19 at Dodo Mortuary. Service: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Pedro George Naparan Sr.

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Feb. 9, 2016
Pedro George Naparan Sr., 69, of Kaneohe, a laborer and mason and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Isabel F.; sons Pedro G. Jr. and Patrick K.M.; daughters Melanie G. and Mavelin G.; brothers Ronald N.D. Makaula and Anthony Koko; sisters Lorraine Daley, Patricia Dela Vega, Bernadette Ni’i, Elizabeth “Manu” Ahina and Anna Victor; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 19 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or Cancer Center of Hawaii Liliha. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Leonor Aquino Paguirigan

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Jan. 23, 2016
Leonor Aquino Paguirigan, 74, of Honolulu, a retired cake icer at Dee-Lite Bakery, died in Honolulu. She was born in Magalang, Pampanga, Philippines. She is survived by companion Ernesto Ulep; sons Edwin, Nestor and Floriano Jr.; daughters Agnes Batangan, Editha Bonilla, Irene Cadiz and Marlyn Daoang; sisters Leticia Ordonio and Lourdes Paras; 24 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 20 at St. John the Baptist Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Nichole Perreira-Pagatpatan

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Jan. 25, 2016
Nichole Perreira-Pagatpatan, 34, of Kahului, a teacher assistant at Kamehameha Schools Paukukalo Preschool, died in Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ken Pagatpatan; son Clayton Pagatpatan; daughters Tianni and Kuulei Kaiwi and Kenie, Nevaeh and Pomai Pagatpatan; parents Terry and Sharon Perreira; brother Brian Perreira; and sisters JoAnn Maldonado and Tesha Perreira. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 20 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Service: 11 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Angela Puanani Victoria Villarin

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Jan. 23, 2016
Angela Puanani Victoria Villarin, 71, of Pearl City, a retired Department of Education educational assistant for special-needs students, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Victor J., sons Kalani and Kekoa, daughters Kela Lynch and Kapua Hatch, brother Eugene “Gino” Lucas, sisters Juliette “Yana” Watanabe and O’makalapua “O’ma” Lucas, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m Feb. 18 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown Chapel, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Service: 7 p.m. Committal service: 10 a.m. Feb. 19 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lucille Leona Higham

Posted On February 13th, 2016 -

Feb. 7, 2016
Lucille Leona Higham, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Wichita, Kan. She is survived by sons John and Jimmy, daughter Joanna Wong and three grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mitchell Keoniana Kahikina Iriarte Ryder

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Jan. 21, 2016
Mitchell Keoniana Kahikina Iriarte Ryder, 28, of Hilo, a construction worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ryu P., parents Mitchell and Jeanette, brother Orion W., sister Jaysha Hampp-Iriarte, companion Desire Nishimura and grandparents Frank and Miriam Ryder, and Simon and Maria Iriarte. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 20 at Sacred Heart Church, Waianae. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Creighton Ho

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Jan. 19, 2016
Creighton Ho, 57, of Honolulu, owner of Primary Source, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leimomi Lono-Ho, son Creighton K. Jr., mother Joycelin Chong, stepfather Albert U.S. Chong, brother Curtis, half brother Merlin Chong and stepsisters June Lee and Ava Gendreau. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 19 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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William C. Seguin Jr.

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Feb. 8, 2016
William C. “Bill” Seguin Jr., 62, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a metal forger at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Air Force veteran, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Aaron A. Seguin and Jarret K. Kamaka; parents William C. Sr. and Grace; brothers Clyde M., Alvin M. and Craig D.; sisters Evelyn B. Yong and Shirley A.S. Dellinger; and numerous grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to Shirley Dellinger, P.O. Box 1820 Hilo, HI 96721.

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Larry Kamaka

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Dec. 12, 2015
Larry Kamaka, also known as “The Maile King” and “Dewey,” 67, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, an equipment operator for the Hawaii County Puna Roads Division, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Dee; son Sonny; hanai daughters Megan Walls and Jurney Kamaka; hanai son Kyle Walls; sisters Shirley Gomes, Kelly Deguchi, Carol K. Milolii and Vanda Kaholo; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Feb. 20 at Onekahakaha Beach Park Pavilions 2 and 3. Casual attire.

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Loren R. Shim

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Feb. 4, 2016
Loren R. Shim, 66, of Honolulu, a director of sales, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Glenna K., daughters Tiare Shim Mahoney and Tahnee Shim, stepsons Zach Ishihara and Alexander Anspach, stepdaughter Leah Ishihara, mother Joyce Cowan, brother Michael and sister Susan. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Mary Mae Kahalewela Kaupu

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Jan. 24, 2016
Mary Mae Kahalewela “Auntie Fat” Kaupu, 76, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Larry Jr., McKinley and Rudolph; daughters Stephanie Ceaser, Cheryl Lynn Kaneholani, Eleanor Fontes and Brianne Kaupu; hanai sons Roy Martines and Jeremy Lorenzo; hanai daughters Kamaka Davis and Lani Kane; brothers David, Donald and Eugene Pua; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 20 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kau Ward. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Larry Masami Tojo

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Jan. 8, 2016
Larry Masami Tojo, 96, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. field supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Robert K.; brother Mitsuro; sisters Dorothy Ito, Betty Okouchi and Sumiko Hanashiro; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Tamayo Kobashigawa

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Feb. 1, 2016
Tamayo “Clara” Kobashigawa, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Ala Moana Coffee Shop waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Schalene Y. Kobashigawa and Lynne S.K. Tsuchiyama, brother Richard S. Yogi, sisters Sally S. Nago and Maude Y. Fukunaga, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Wendel S. Vasquez

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Feb. 10, 2016
Wendel S. Vasquez, 52, of Lahaina died in Wailuku. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by son Cisco; daughters Chasity, Malia, Destiny, Lahela and Jenna-Lei; parents James and Rosemary; brothers Jesse, Brian and Brennan; sisters Jennifer “Sugar Babe” and Annie “Deedee”; half brothers Dominic Kaina, and Jason, Kevin and Alvin Kaaihue, and John and James Aquino; half sister Sina Kaaihue; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 14 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dorothy M. Kohashi

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Dec. 12, 2015
Dorothy M. Kohashi, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Island Slipper executive, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kerry and Stephen, daughter Beverly Sinton, brother George Motonaga, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Henry Webb

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Dec. 27, 2015
Henry Webb, 90, of Honolulu, a retired supply technician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Macon, Miss. He is survived by daughter Carolyn Floyd-Johnson. Private services.

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Daniel K.W. Kop

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Jan. 13, 2016
Daniel K.W. Kop, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American World Airways aircraft mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tamae “Terry,” sons Guidan W.L. and Brandan W.L., daughter Danile M.L., brother Wendell and sister Linda Lee-Ho. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 19 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Pablo Macadangdang Acorda

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Jan. 19, 2016
Pablo Macadangdang Acorda, 83, of Waipahu, a retired Dole Cannery machine operator, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Gloria P.; sons Florentino, Bernardo and Glicerio; daughters Tereza Miranda and Marites Acorda; brother Santiago; sisters Camila Acosta, Dolores Ventura and Rafaela Maglay; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 17 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 18 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Genevieve Ladra

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Jan. 15, 2016
Genevieve Ladra, 78, of Honokaa, Hawaii died. She was born in Honokaa. She is survived by grandson Uriah. Visitation: 8 a.m. Feb. 20 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 45-5028 Plumeria Road, Honokaa. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Juan P. Arcena

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Jan. 14, 2016
Juan P. Arcena, 80, of Waipahu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki grounds superintendent, died in Waipahu. He was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Juanita; sons Fernando, Jaime, Alfred and Ronald; daughter Angie Graf; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 16 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Helen Erna Nieman MacBride

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Jan. 23, 2016
Helen Erna Nieman MacBride, 98, of Honolulu, a Punahou School high school teacher, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Steven and Michael, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 20 at Waiokeola Congregational Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Belinda Jean Bishop

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Feb. 3, 2016
Belinda Jean Bishop, 53, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Sandy L. Jr.; daughter Amy B. Palacio; brothers John, Duane and Donald Duh; sister Lyla Reed; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life and potluck: 1 p.m. Feb. 20 at Waianae Boat Harbor. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Marilyn Louise McIntosh

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Jan. 17, 2016
Marilyn Louise “Mack” McIntosh, 60, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a former director and addiction specialist for Big Island Substance Abuse Council and a drug court probation officer, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Ronald Jr. and sister Carol Clifford. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to BISAC Hawaii Kona branch, 81-947 Halekii St., Kealakekua, HI 96750.

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