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Faustino Alboro Sr.

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Jan. 16, 2015
Faustino “Fuzzy” Alboro Sr., 84, of Lahaina, a retired sugar mill electrician, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Glorin; sons Faustino Jr. and Richardo; daughters Doreen Alboro, Sandra Hew and Laura Yamashiro-Alboro; brother Domingo; sister Vicenta Los; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina. Mass: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Darren Kalawaianui Neria Iese

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Jan. 7, 2015
Darren Kalawaianui Neria Iese, 36, of Hauula died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Tavita and Zenobia K.; brothers Jonathan K. and Terek N.K.; and sisters Davina T.K. Sanders, Naurae A.K. McAndrew and Renica S.K. Rueckert. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Chapel, 53-958 Kamehameha Highway. Service: 11 a.m. Reception and scattering of ashes to follow at Hauula Beach Park pavilion. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Carlos Emmanuel Andrew Ruiz Sr.

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Jan. 17, 2015
Carlos Emmanuel Andrew Ruiz Sr., 60, of Kaneohe, a retired auto repair mechanic, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley Obatay; sons Eugene “Sonny,” Carlos Jr. “Chooch” and Adam Ruiz, and Dylan Santiago; daughter Jessica; father Adello; brothers Steven Ruiz and Richard Champlain; sisters Mary, Margaret and Alice J. Ruiz, Carmen Entendencia, Michelle Fong, Tracy Ruiz-Conforto and Lisa Wisham; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Randall Kekoa Na’i Aquino

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Jan. 4, 2015
Randall Kekoa Na’i Aquino, 22, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by daughter Shailoh D.A. Cambra; parents Vincent Sr. and Ann; brothers Tony Day and Vincent Jr., Cameron and Mason Aquino; sister Carol-Lynn Donner; and grandparents Vincent Aquino and Jeanne Dela Cruz. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Makua Beach Park. Services: 3 p.m. Reception to follow. Scattering of ashes at sunset. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to the Randall Kekoa Aquino Funeral Fund at any Bank of Hawaii branch. Call Carol-Lynn at 782-2778 for more information. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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William Rufino Jubane

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Jan. 20, 2015
William Rufino “Grandpa” Jubane, 77, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. He was born in Washington, D.C. He is survived by daughters Debra Balbaugh and Sherry Jubane, son James, brother Larry, sister Diana Kammerer, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Joel Michael Ayson

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Jan. 12, 2015
Joel Michael Ayson, 31, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Elmer and Joy, brother Chad-Joshua, and grandparents Erenio and Visitacion Agustin and Manolita Ayson. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 8 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 9 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

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Kimiyo Koyamatsu

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Jan. 1, 2015
Kimiyo Koyamatsu, 88, of Waialua, a retired Kemo’o Farms Restaurant employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Dan and sisters Ethel Hironaka, Merle Ragasa and Shizue Tan. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Regina Rogella Ramento Cadiz

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Jan. 17, 2015
Regina Rogella Ramento Cadiz, 75, of Kihei, a Monsanto employee, died at home. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Tranquilino; sons Rogelio, Jovito, Alexander, Lamberto and Restie; daughters Dolores Balbin, Mernline Vinoray and Evelynda Andres; sisters Bibiana Cadiz and Maria Ramento; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at King’s Cathedral, Kahului. Services: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Frances Kalani Lamadora

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Jan. 11, 2015
Frances Kalani Lamadora, 87, of Pukalani, a retired Kula Hospital nurse, died in Hale Makua Wailuku. She was born in Haliimaile, Maui. She is survived by son Earl N., daughter Barbara Jean Slocum, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, Makawao. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Victorio Teppang Castillo

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Jan. 22, 2015
Victorio Teppang Castillo, 91, of Kahului, a Maui Landscape & Nursery landscaper, died in Hale Makua-Kahului. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mary “Conching”; sons Miguel, Rodrigo, Catalino, Digno and William; daughter Oliva Mendoza; brothers Aurelio, Maximo, Alejandrino and Ernesto; 23 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 9 at Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 10 at Kahului Full Gospel Temple, 1 Kunihi Lane. Service: 10 a.m. Final viewing: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, in the Garden of Meditation. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Harue Matsuda

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Jan. 26, 2015
Harue Matsuda, 87, of Kahului, a retired salesclerk at Sea Breeze in Lahaina, died in Roselani Place. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by son Wayne, brother Manabu B. Imano, sisters Hatsue Takatsuka and Amy A. Young, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Margaret Aleola Mahi Helelima Clark

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Dec. 21, 2014
Margaret Aleola Mahi Helelima Clark, 79, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons George “Keoki,” Eugene “Genie” Jr. and Gaylane “Kalaniku”; daughters Margene “Hokuloa” Ornellas and Maeling “Uli’ilani” Loque; stepdaughter Melissa “Maile” Miyamura; brother John “JJ” Mahi Jr.; sisters Rebecca “Makana” Min, Rose “Kahina” Victorino, Anna “Puanani” Andrade and Louise “Wainani” Fudala; hanai sons Steven Chang and Ron Hanks; 33 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and caregivers Hokuloa and Alena. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Stanley Louis Medeiros Sr.

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Jan. 10, 2015
Stanley Louis Medeiros Sr., 84, of Kahului, a Department of Defense employee and an Army and Army National Guard veteran who served in Vietnam and received a Bronze Star and other medals, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons Stanley Jr. and Kenneth, daughter Vanessa A., four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Church, Paia. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dolores Ann Fernandez

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Jan. 13, 2015
Dolores Ann Fernandez, 59, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Agnes Mary, brother Edward Jr. and sisters Sally Ann and Kathy Ann. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sally V. Mitter

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June 23, 2014
Sally V. Mitter, 93, of Honolulu died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Strawberry Point, Iowa. She is survived by sons Charlie and Joe, sister Kathryn McCormick, stepbrother Charlie Weaver and two grandchildren. Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Arcadia Retirement Residence Chapel, 1434 Punahou St. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Juanita Plete Fontanilla

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Jan. 15, 2015
Juanita Plete Fontanilla, 77, of Kahului, a homemaker, died. She was born in San Julian, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ernest “Franco,” Eugene, Casiano “Junior,” Edgar, Mario and Victor; brothers Antonio and Gregorio Plete; sisters Demetria Villan and Benita Fontano; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, main section. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Hashime Nagata

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Jan. 1, 2015
Hashime “Ethel” Nagata, 94, of Kahului, former owner and operator of Kahului Barber Shop, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kekania, Maui. She is survived by daughters Natalie Gaza and Aileen Shigezawa, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Akino Honda

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Jan. 23, 2015
Akino “Aki” Honda, 96, of Honokaa, Hawaii, proprietress of the former Paauhau Community Store and a Waimea Steak House day cook, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Myles S., Edward M., Harvey O. and Milton S.; sisters Yoshie Kuroda and Clara Murakami; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hamakua Jodo Mission. Service: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Teofista Ilar Ancheta Pilor

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Jan. 29, 2015
Teofista Ilar Ancheta “Nana Pistang” Pilor, 94, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired nut harvester with Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co., died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama facility. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Aldrino and Nestor Ancheta; daughters Maria E. and Loren Ancheta, Julia A. Stoehr and Hilaria Bonggao; and numerous stepchildren, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside committal services: 2 p.m. Monday at Alae Cemetery, Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alice K. Hori

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Jan. 18, 2015
Alice K. Hori, 87, of Honolulu died. She was born in Moanalua. She is survived by son Arthur, sister Julia Lange and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Thomas Darthanian Pua

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Jan. 18, 2015
Thomas Darthanian Pua, 50, of Hana, Maui, a grill chef for Huli Huli Chicken at Koki, died in Hana. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Teonie; daughter Tiare Escobar; brothers Paul, Jason and Damien Jr. “Junior”; sisters Denise Alavazo and Elizabeth “Keo” and Donnell “Tida” Pua; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Luke Abraham

Posted On February 1st, 2015 -

Jan. 17, 2015
Luke Abraham, also known as Levy Pua Kumai, 69, of Waimanalo, a security guard for the City and County of Honolulu, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lucy; sons Levy Jr. “Pua,” Leighton and Leroy Kumai and Lester Abraham; daughters Ann Harley, Lanette “Lana” Kalawaia, LeeAnn Galdeira and Lynn Lono; brother John Kumai; 31 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Catherine Keleimai’laaniihauikamali’a Howard

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Jan. 15, 2015
Catherine Keleimai’laaniihauikamali’a Howard, 53, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband David L., parents George A. and Johanna V. Major, brothers Gary and Brian Major, and sister Lani J. Sakata. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Llewellyn Christopher Rodrigues

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Jan. 21, 2015
Llewellyn Christopher Rodrigues, 67, of Ewa Beach, a heavy equipment operator and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West. He was born in Kalamaula, Molokai. He is survived by wife Naomi E.; sons Shane and Lucan; daughter Lisa; hanai daughter Hi’ilani Silva; brothers Moses “Moki” and Anthony “Tony”; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Feb. 9 at Ewa Beach Park, at the end of Fort Weaver Road. Casual attire.

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Robert C. De Cambra

Posted On January 31st, 2015 -

Jan. 22, 2015
Robert C. De Cambra, 71, of Honolulu, a maintenance worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Twyla Maxilom and daughters Rose Andrade, Tammy Cravalho, Rebecca De Cambra and Rhiannon Vickers. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Francis Henry Pohukaina Keanaaina

Posted On January 31st, 2015 -

Dec. 31, 2014
Francis Henry Pohukaina “Kaina” Keanaaina, 46, of Holualoa, Hawaii, kumu hula, owner and president of Aupuni Mo’i Productions, Na Hula o Pohukaina, Melenahe and Halau o ka Wai Ola o Kona, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by hanai son Kamu Himalaya, hanai daughter Malia Makua and sisters Roselle Fujihara, Trudy Ann Underwood and Vicky Keanaaina. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at Makaeo Pavilion, Old Kona Airport. Services at noon. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rita E. Pavao

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Jan. 2, 2015
Rita E. Pavao, 90, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in a Hawaiian Paradise Park care home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughter Elaine Kaminski, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ella Mae Takeko Freitas

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Jan. 27, 2015
Ella Mae Takeko Freitas, 67, of Hilo, a retired records clerk for the Hawaii County Police Department and a former registered nurse, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Harry; daughters Kimberly Freitas and Cherilyn Yee; brothers Glenn, Arthur, Clyde and Kallen Miyataki; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Thelma Chiyoko Koizumi

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Jan. 16, 2015
Thelma Chiyoko Koizumi, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired state budget and finance clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Stanton B., Myron T. and Keith T.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Grace Marie Ruby-Shelton

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Jan. 20, 2015
Grace Marie Ruby-Shelton, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in New York. She is survived by daughter La Von “Bonnie” Tsuji, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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