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Eduardo Melecio Rulloda

Posted On June 15th, 2014 -

May 10, 2014
Eduardo Melecio Rulloda, 69, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Edna M. Claypool, Rebecca M.R. Harding and Catherine M.R. Coppock and six grandchildren. Services: 8:15 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St., Honolulu. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Takayuki Kawabata

Posted On June 15th, 2014 -

May 29, 2014
Takayuki “Froggy” Kawabata, 92, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill grader operator, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Puukolii Plantation Camp, Maui. He is survived by wife Shizuka; sons Brian and Miles; daughters Arleen Mizuno and Merle Kawabata; brother Tsuneo; sisters Doris Tosaka, Elaine Hamasaki, Joyce Okimoto, Edna Ng and Janet Kawabata; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Makiko Leon

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

June 8, 2014
Makiko Leon, 76, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in the Marshall Islands. She is survived by sons Russell, Francis N. and Leonard Leon, and Stephen Joel; daughters Drusi Callan, Mary Silk, Paula Samuel, Rose Lewis, Meriba Barnachea, and Takion, Maggie and Elisa Leon; brothers Taklur and Emlin Balos; sister Loretta Balos; 46 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. All-day vigil to be held 9 a.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday at 1256 Basque Place, Kaumana. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Mae Yukiko Yanazaki

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
Mae Yukiko Yanazaki, 97, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. She is survived by a son, daughter Carole Ng, brother Hisashi Fujimoto, sister Ayako Ichiyama, 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m.

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Eugene Kalima Alamani

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 24, 2014
Eugene Kalima Alamani, 38, of Waimanalo, an Attco Inc. electrician, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Ada and sister Julia. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Milagros Jove Liu

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 28, 2014
Milagros Jove “Mila” Liu, 53, of Wahiawa, a Foodland bakery department supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Kuang Ming; daughter Richelle; hanai parents Felix and Josie Francisco; brothers Loreto R. Jr., Juanito R. and Romeo R. Jove; and sisters Daisy Toribio, Marie J. Filler, Myrna Buckley and Leila Jove. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ann Lai Fong Yee

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 29, 2014
Ann Lai Fong Yee, 84, of Honolulu died. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Henry and Harry, daughters Susan Au and Jenny Yee, brother Phillip Kwong, numerous sisters and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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George Keoni Aoki Sr.

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 30, 2014
George Keoni Aoki Sr., 83, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Bitumuls Paving and Precast employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elma, daughter Gail Ann Tamashiro, sons George K. Jr. and Mark K., brothers Arthur “Sonny” and Harold, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Veterans Center. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private inurnment.

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Sadamitsu Maedo

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 18, 2014
Sadamitsu Maedo, 97, of Hilo, a retired J.W. Glover crusher operator, died. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Roy and Dennis, daughter Georgeann Kanehiro, brother Haruo, sister Toshiko Shiroma, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Louis Borges

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 28, 2014
Louis Borges, 92, of Santa Rosa, Calif., a retired machinist for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Hunter’s Point San Francisco Naval Shipyard, Mare Island Naval Shipyard and Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. Maui, and an Army technician 5, died in Rohnert Park, Calif. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by sons Louis Jr. and John P., four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services: noon Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha or casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Jeanette S. Martin

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 12, 2014
Jeanette S. Martin, 75, of Kaneohe, an Ahuimanu Elementary School custodian, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John Jr., sons John “Jack” III, Jeff, Jarett and Jason; daughter Freida Wall; sister Cathe Wong; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edmund Tesoro Casibang

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 13, 2014
Edmund Tesoro “Bong” Casibang, 54, of San Francisco, a network engineer for Verizon San Jose, Calif., died in Fresno, Calif. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Dinnah R., son John C., daughter Diane M., mother Natalia T., brother Carmelo and sisters Maria Carmina Almonte and Maria Carmela Sapinoso. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Patrick Wayne Maunupau

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

June 5, 2014
Patrick Wayne Maunupau, 51, of Honolulu, a former Handi-Van and city bus driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Bertha; brothers Joseph Jr., Rockne and Henry; and sister Nani Robertson. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Gathering: 8 a.m. June 21 at Publics, Waikiki Beach. Scattering of ashes: 8:30 a.m. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Tobi Lynn Douglas

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

April 28, 2014
Tobi Lynn Douglas of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Singapore. She is survived by sister Katie Thomas. No services.

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Ethel T. Nishijima

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

April 19, 2014
Ethel T. Nishijima, 95, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Miles, daughter Lynne Aquino, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Daniel Hipperson Sr.

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 31, 2014
Robert Daniel Hipperson Sr., 97, of Ewa Beach, a retired United Airlines mechanic and an Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Martha T.; sons Robert Jr. and Duane; daughters Cheryl Funakoshi, Patrice Bayes and Catherine Wilson; sister Dorothy Shackelford; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. June 21 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Eulogy: 10:45 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Owen Rogelio Piligrino

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 20, 2014
Owen Rogelio Piligrino, 66, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Horendio, Donald, Antonio and Dimi; and sisters Tina Exzabe, Arsenia Surell, Ernesta Cooper, Shereen Matsumoto, Laureen Piligrino and Annie Jambaro. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Jane Waione Kamaka Iereneo

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

June 2, 2014
Jane Waione Kamaka Iereneo, 78, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Hakipu’u Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wyatt and Sonny Jr.; daughters Rachel Galeng, Safamasina Porter, Saiselu Faga-Jang, Jestine Sagapolu, Melissa Tuani, Leona Mallory and Silia Satele; 42 grandchildren; and 74 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. June 21 at Central Union Assembly of God, 3544 Kalihi St. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Simeona Navarro Respicio

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 13, 2014
Simeona Navarro Respicio, 92, of Waialua, a Waialua Sugar Co. retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Fred, Albert and Roland; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Family services: 9:30 a.m. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sandra Fae Johnson

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

June 8, 2014
Sandra Fae Johnson, 69, of Kailua-Kona, a registered nurse and a homemaker, died. She was born in Chico, Calif. She is survived by husband Stephen, son David Pinkston, daughter Kimberly Brown, brother Gary Fosmire and four grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Red Cross.

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George Yukio Sato

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 12, 2014
George Yukio Sato, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Iolani Sportswear salesman and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Steven T., Darell K. and Jason H.; daughter Kathleen T. Nashiro; brothers Wallace, Kenneth and Robert; sisters Alice Wakabayashi and Nobuko Kurosu; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Megan Elpidio Labrador

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

June 7, 2014
Megan Elpidio “Uncle Megs” Labrador, 60, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman and construction worker, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jarrett and Joshua; brother Leonard; sisters Janet and Shaleen Curlee, Leonida Kliphon, Felicidad Agcaoli, Rosemarie Pacarro and Muriel George; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 22 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services at noon. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Anaoleloi Suamataia

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 26, 2014
Anaoleloi Suamataia, 69, of Waipahu, a retired police officer for the American Samoa Department of Safety and an Army corporal, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Nu’uuli, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Falesau M. Laufasa; son Anaoleloi Jr.; daughters Nive and Iolanda Suamatai’a, Sally Iosefa, Nellie Tulifua, Tuma Te’o and Mailani Laufasa; brothers Fogafalelua and Ward Lokeni, and Seuseu Suamatai’a; sisters Sailini Manu’a and Sose Lokeni; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Bertha Leong Lee

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 25, 2014
Bertha Leong Lee, 86, of Honolulu, an executive secretary, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son William Y.K., brother Wallace Leong and sister June Loo. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 21 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Lin Yee Chung Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Aldridge Fierson Watts

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

June 2, 2014
Aldridge Fierson Watts, 85, of Honolulu, a type desk officer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Lorna S., son Aldridge II, stepson Randall Palma, sister Leontyne and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Avelina Cortez Acob

Posted On June 14th, 2014 -

May 28, 2014
Avelina Cortez “Belen” Acob, 77, of Waipahu, a nurse’s aide, shrimp farm worker in Kahuku and a midwife in the Philippines, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Carlos, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Rogelio M.; sons Rolando C. “Rolly,” Ariel C. and Randy C.; daughter Jocelyn C.A. Ramones; brothers Conrado and Orlando Cortez; sisters Adeling and Sofia Cortez; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Seichi Kanekuni

Posted On June 13th, 2014 -

May 9, 2014
Seichi Kanekuni, 101, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kekaha Sugar Co. truck driver, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Mana, Kauai. He is survived by wife Elsie; son Daniel; daughters Margie Higa and Ena Emoto; brothers Kyoichi, Jack and Rokuichi; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at West Kauai Waimea Hongwanji.

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Thomas I. Kekua Jr.

Posted On June 13th, 2014 -

Feb. 20, 2014
Thomas I. Kekua Jr., 68, of Newark, Calif., a retired United Airlines steward and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Lucy D. Maslanka. Services: 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kailua. Aloha attire. Lei welcome.

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Daniel Paawela Keohohou Jr.

Posted On June 13th, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
Daniel Paawela Keohohou Jr., 81, of Pearl City, a retired Ferguson warehouseman and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Phyllis; daughter Lin; son Daniel III; brothers Ronald, William, Dennis, Richard and Donald Meinel; and sisters Linda Lewis and Noana Hiapo. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Harris United Methodist Church. Services: 6 p.m.

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Clarence Andrade Mattos

Posted On June 13th, 2014 -

May 31, 2014
Clarence Andrade Mattos, also known as “Bow” and “Cowboy,” 89, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation park caretaker and a former employee at Hualalai Ranch in Kona, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Margaret D.; stepsons Jerry and Don Souza; stepdaughters Linda Moderow, Sandra Souza and Laverne Iaukea; brothers Raymond A. and William A.; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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