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Albert Robillard

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 20, 2015
Albert “Britt” Robillard, 72, of Kailua, a retired professor at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, died at home. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Divina T., sons Terrence and Thomas, daughters Adrienne Robillard and Zandra Kaaihue, brother Bob, sister Robin and five grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Hale Ikena in Fort Shafter. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Gilbert Silva Sampaia

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 23, 2015
Gilbert Silva “Papa Gil” Sampaia, 87, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Hospital general maintenance department employee and a retired Hawaii Army National Guard sergeant, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Priscilla, sons Gilbert and Albert, daughter Brandi, brother Joseph, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30-10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Mary Billiamosa Sasaki

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 2, 2015
Mary Billiamosa Sasaki, 91, of Honolulu, a retiree from the United States Publications and Printing Service office at Pearl Harbor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Henry, son Sanford, daughters Geri F. Stephens and Denise Torres, sisters Eleanor Toledo and Shirley Ligsay, a grandchild, two great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Jane Fumiko Seminara

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 15, 2015
Jane Fumiko Seminara, 94, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education retiree, died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ricky, James, Thomas and Charles; daughter Mary Kodama; sister Sally Sakanoi; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jesus Manuel Balicana Agacid

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

July 18, 2015
Jesus Manuel Balicana Agacid, 78, of Waipahu, a former deacon at West Oahu Baptist Church and a retiree from Fred Lau Landscaping, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Ferdinand A.; daughters Gilma A. Respicio, Chaly A. Lapurga and Divina A. Agbayani; brother Felisicimo B.; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Stanley Seisan Sesoko

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

July 28, 2015
Stanley Seisan “Sok” Sesoko, 72, of Pearl City, a Hawaii Painting Co. painter, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June; son Shayne; daughters Stacey Montalbo and Shonna S. Yazaki; sisters Alice Sesoko, Judy Wong and Gloria Takaoka; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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LaVerne Healani Kealoha Ah Ching

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 12, 2015
LaVerne Healani Kealoha Ah Ching, 83, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born on Kukaiau Ranch, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Melvin Jr. and Randal, daughter Sandra, hanai sister Verna Mae Branco and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa. Services: 11 a.m. Private cremation at a later date. Aloha attire. Flowers optional.

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Gabriel Rogers Silva

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

July 31, 2015
Gabriel Rogers “Sonny” Silva, 84, of Ewa Beach, a retiree from Oahu Sugar Co. in Waipahu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Tyrone J. and Glenn P., daughters Debra A. Delos Santos and Donna M. Silva-Torres, sister Margie Cryar, five grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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George W.G. Chang

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

July 13, 2015
George W.G. Chang, 65, of Pearl City, a retired city recreation director, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Deborah Vega. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Helen Yaeko Tamura

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

May 8, 2015
Helen Yaeko Tamura, 87, of Mililani, a retired state Department of Education personnel clerk, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by sons Mark A.M. and Jason; brother Kay Muranaka; sisters Clara Yasuda, Dorothy Yamashita, Mary Murakami, Ethel Yoshioka and Alyce Sugimura; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Juana Espino Domingo

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 14, 2015
Juana Espino Domingo, 83, of Kekaha, Kauai, a receptionist and records clerk at Waimea Dispensary on Kauai, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by husband Sylvester; sons Sylvester M. and Steven M.; daughters Regina V. Manlic and Rowena J. Chong; brothers Placido Jr., Raymond Sr. and Antone Espino; sisters Mercedes Gorospe, Julia McCullen, Alfonsa Maligro and Geraldine Dureg; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Garden. Aloha attire; no black attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tsune Muranaka Tanaka

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 14, 2015
Tsune Muranaka Tanaka, 106, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education school secretary, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son K.M., daughter Karen N. Roeder, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Violet Ayako Fukushima

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Violet Ayako Fukushima, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery supervisor, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Kaoru Shimamoto. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Constance Marie Thummel

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 18, 2015
Constance Marie Thummel, 68, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a spirit guidance counselor, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Great Bend, Kan. She is survived by son Damion Sailors, brothers Alan and Craig, and sister Deborah Barter. Services at a later date. For information, call Lori Benton at 808-323-2597.

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James Robert Spencer Herbert

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 18, 2015
James Robert Spencer Herbert, 61, of Honolulu, a Punahou School chemistry teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Rochdale, England. He is survived by wife Barbara Ellis, son Jon and sister Vivien Loizas. Private celebration of life. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Joseph Vellez

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 15, 2015
Joseph Vellez, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Chaney Brooks resident manager, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kuupuni; sons Rocky Sadeno, Joey Vellez, Raymond and Michael Balles, and Roy Gandy; daughters Rita Reyes, Sharon Phylis, Roxanne Nichols, Josephine Perez, Valarie Simpson, Bobbie Vellez, Anna Frazier, Vanessa Gandy, Melanie Iwaishi and Coral Diaz; sister Lillian Lopez; 51 grandchildren; and 85 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the ce metery. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hans Christian Kaiakea Jansson

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 5, 2015
Hans Christian Kaiakea Jansson, 18, of Honolulu, a vice president of his family business, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Chris F.; mother Moanilehua; brother Elliott H.K. Johnson; and sisters Mahina K. Gallinger, Kuuiini L. Robinson and Ingrid K. “Lehua” Jansson. Services pending. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jovita Rodas Zimmerman

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Jovita Rodas Zimmerman, 93, of Honolulu, an educator and journalist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Carl, son Daniel, daughter Carita and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Honolulu Museum of Art. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mildred Yayoi Kawaguchi

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

July 11, 2015
Mildred Yayoi Kawaguchi, 74, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Harold, sons Craig and Neal, sister Linda Imoto and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Yukio Kunihiro

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

July 16, 2015
Yukio “George” Kunihiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed appliance repairman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hiroko “Betty,” sons Gary and Brian, daughters Joanne Awaya and Shari-Lyn Tamura, sisters Helen Yamane and Nora Emoto, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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David Francis Meyer

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
David Francis Meyer, 97, of Hilo, formerly of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired truck driver for the former Hamakua Sugar Plantation and an Army private first class with the 1st Regiment, Hawaii Rifles, died in Pohai Malama Hospice of Hilo. He was born in Waipunalei, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lucy; son Lionel; daughters Elvira Publico and Karen Meyer; brother Herman; sisters Agnes Carvalho, Dorothy Lanza, Annie Lum and Mary Ann Meyer; four grandchildren; three hanai grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, ilima section. Casual attire.

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Charlotte Marie Nacapuy

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 3, 2015
Charlotte Marie “Cookie” Nacapuy, 54, of Waipahu, a director for children, teen and adult choirs, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Russell A.; son Jorell L.; daughter Joray K.; brothers Stanley, Rannier and Reuben Bicoy; sisters Madonna Dizon, Elizabeth Nuuanu, Nicholette Kellum and Yolanda Eslinger; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio. Eulogy: 6:30 p.m. Mass: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Larry Vincent Lung On Ng Sr.

Posted On August 27th, 2015 -

Aug. 22, 2015
Larry Vincent Lung On Ng Sr., 82, of Kahului, a retired Maui Police Department lieutenant and director of security at Hyatt Regency Maui, Grand Wailea Resort, Kahului Airport and the Ritz-Carlton in Kapalua, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Keanae, Maui. He is survived by wife Yukie, sons Larry Jr. and Vince, daughter Larrie Plunkett, brother Patrick, eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Family and friends attending the burial are asked to meet at 10 a.m. at Ballard Family Mortuary. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Paul Jeffrey Marrack

Posted On August 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 20, 2015
Paul Jeffrey Marrack, 45, of Honolulu, an attorney, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Patricia P., brother Alexander P. and sister Laura Ellen Harrison. Gathering: 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Reception: 12:30 p.m. at Outrigger Canoe Club. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Honolulu, Hawaii Catholic Charities or Punahou School. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Fidela Ranon

Posted On August 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 10, 2015
Fidela Ranon, 99, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Ernesto, daughters Delia R. Amoroso and Leonida Ranon, 32 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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George Aola Rosa Jr.

Posted On August 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 2, 2015
George Aola “Keoki” Rosa Jr., 61, of Kahului, a school bus driver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Colleen O.; sons George III, William, Mason and Jason; daughter Lianna; brother William; sisters Georgette “Nani” Bacon, Rosanne Fevella, Noella R. Rosenau and Arlinda Matsumoto; and two grandchildren. Services and burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Celebration of life: 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Haiku Community Center. Condo­lences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Reginald Tengan

Posted On August 26th, 2015 -

July 10, 2015
Reginald “Reggie” Tengan, 82, of Kapolei, an internal review auditor in Okinawa and Camp Zama, Japan, died in Kapolei. He was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mitsuko “Micky,” son Terence T., daughter Sandra Y. and sisters Clara K. Tengan and Grace Nakamatsu. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Robert Z. Arakawa

Posted On August 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 7, 2015
Robert Z. Arakawa, 88, of Kalae, Molokai, a postmaster for Molokai, died in St. Francis Hospice in Nuuanu. He was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. He is survived by son Bruce, daughters Laura Weeks and Janice Rogers, brother Edmund “Shiro,” five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Fe Bennet

Posted On August 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 7, 2015
Fe Bennet, 73, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Phil; son Eric; daughters Kris Bennet and Jennifer Hurtado-Bennet; brothers Anselmo and Herbert Valencia, and Francis and Richard Oniate; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday at South Shore Christian Fellowship, 7192 Kalanianaole Highway, Koko Marina. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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William F. Emmerson

Posted On August 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 17, 2015
William F. Emmerson, 93, of Kapolei, an Army veteran and a supply officer, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in McKeesport, Pa. He is survived by sons Bill, Jim and John; daughter Cheryl Whitney; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at 92-2000 Kulihi St., Kapolei. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran