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Betty P.Y. Min

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Betty P.Y. Min, 91, of Kapolei, a retired Liberty Bank loan officer, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Randall; brothers Tayoo, Tahio and Tagay Kang; sisters Rose Gaspar, Alice Sunga Kong and Sohny Strong; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Lorraine Leinaala Luis

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

April 11, 2015     
Lorraine Leinaala Luis, 72, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Larry L. Jr.; sons Chucky K. and Ricky G. Nelson, Lionel W. and Larry L. Luis III, and Sonny B. Lino; daughter Juanita Ann Nelson; 18 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Carol Sadako Kukahiko

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

March 27, 2015     
Carol Sadako Kukahiko, 70, of Pearl City, a retired sales associate at Sears in Pearlridge, died in Aiea. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Michael D., daughter Candace Rutkowski, brother Ronald Yamamoto and sisters Helen Orikasa and Bernice Hiraoka. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kelvin Kiyoshi Kobayashi

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

April 3, 2015
Kelvin Kiyoshi “Kel” Kobayashi, 68, of Honolulu, a retired sign fabricator for Whittle Signs, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Jo Ann “Jo”; son Kevin M.; daughter Joleen K. Warnick; brother Ronald; sisters Harriet Huggins, Jean Yamane and Susan Chingon; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private graveside services. Aloha attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Elizabeth Toshie Kinumatsu

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

April 3, 2015     
Elizabeth Toshie Kinumatsu, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Setouchi-Cho, Kago­shima-Ken, Japan. She is survived by son Roy; daughters Shoko Carlson, Jean Unabia and Gail Asuka; sister Sachiko Tokuda; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:
9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cas­ual/aloha attire. No flowers.

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Sharon O. Kaliko

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

April 20, 2015     
Sharon O. Kaliko, 72, of Nana­kuli, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital nurse’s assistant, died in Nanakuli. She was born in Spo­kane, Wash. She is survived by sons Paul Elliott, Gary Dean Dea and Abraham Galacgac; daughters Gale Howard and Roberta “Bobbie” Uemura; nine grandchildren; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Yutaka Ikeda

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

April 21, 2015     
Yutaka Ikeda, 99, of Honolulu, a retired sales manager with Lewers & Cooke Ltd., died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sadako K.; son Craig; daughters Janet I. Shota, Sheryl I. Park and Susan I. Shiroma; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 4 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmamorialparkmortuary.com.

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Exaltacion Serrano Gauthier

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

March 23, 2015     
Exaltacion Serrano Gauthier, 79, of Kapolei, a retired public school teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son William; daughter Annjeanette G. Prudencio; brothers Wilfredo, Columbus and Dominador Serrano; sisters Guadalope Ramos, Natividad Corrales and Juliana Serrano; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masao Fujioka

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

March 14, 2015     
Masao Fujioka, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Dredging & Construction Co. general superintendent and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company K, died in St. Francis Hospice Nuuanu. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by spouse Teruko; sons Norman, Myron and Edward; daughter Louise Liu; brother Francis; sisters Sueko Louis and Natsue Fujioka; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Anthony Eugene Fields

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

April 5, 2015
Anthony Eugene Fields, 48, of Honouliuli Forest Reserve, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in El Centro, Calif. He is survived by companion Brooke Trotter, daughter Miriel Trotter-Fields, parents George Jr. and Eloise, and sister Annette. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Lanikuhonua Cultural Institute, 92-1101 Aliinui Drive, Kapolei. Aloha attire.

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Dorothemae Fernandes Drumeller

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

April 18, 2015     
Dorothemae Fernandes Drumeller, 92, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant to the commander at Pearl Harbor, died in Hale Aloha Nursing Home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Dwight E. and Patrick L., brother Gilbert Fernandes, sisters Leinani Rodenhurst and Renee Thronas, nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Kaipo Ikaika Cummings

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

April 5, 2015     
Kaipo Ikaika Cummings, 20, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Luke Sr. and Cloreen, brother Luke Jr., sisters Kanani and Ku‘u­ipo, and grandparent Dolores Kong. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Saturday at family residence, 15-2434 Niaulani St., Pahoa.

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Wayne Lawrence Costa

Posted On April 27th, 2015 -

April 8, 2015     
Wayne Lawrence Costa, 68, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired mechanic for the County of Hawaii Department of Parks and Recreation and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Wayne Jr. and Tristen Costa and Delbert Pacheco; daughter Nyree; brothers Manuel “JR” III and Arnold Costa and Norman Martin; sister Carol Major; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall. Cas­ual attire.

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George Milton Nolan III

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
George Milton “Bono” Nolan III, 55, of Lahaina died. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by son Joshua; brothers Joseph “Steve” and Fernando; and sisters Lorraine Wallace, Linda “Lei Aloha” La’anui and Melia Kahahane. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Service: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ernest Alvin Palmer

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 7, 2015
Ernest Alvin Palmer, 83, of Ewa Beach, a retired Air Force master sergeant, died in Ewa Beach. He is survived by brothers Boyd F. and Eric B., sister Catherine Griffin and stepmother Lucy B. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rita Duk Jun Pang

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 13, 2015
Rita Duk Jun Pang, 85, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Macau, China. She is survived by husband Yung Poon; sons Donald Lum, and Richard and Gordon Pang; daughters Juliana Pang and Amy Poon; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Services at noon. Casual attire. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Erlinda Maligaya Jantoc Poche

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 23, 2015
Erlinda Maligaya Jantoc Poche, 74, of Ewa Beach, proprietor of Hawaiian Islands Traditions, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Manuel Sr.; sons Manuel Jr., James and Anthony; daughters Maryanne Savedra and Leslyn Martinez; brothers Reynaldo, Buddy and Nasing Jantoc; sisters Miranda Duarte, Esperida Akeo, Andreda Hookano and Helena Caires; 20 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Helen I. Roberts

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 18, 2015
Helen I. Roberts, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker and former administrative assistant for Levi Strauss-Hawaii, died. She was born in Port Arthur, Texas. She is survived by sons Warren and Charles, daughter Alice Morris, brother James T. Murphy, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Committal service: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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John Boy Basques

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 2, 2015
John Boy Basques, 74, of Lanai City, a retired maintenance supervisor, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Winifred; son Robert; daughters Wanda Thompson, Jowina Tellio and Delarae Sato; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Lanai Recreation Center. Service: 10 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Susie Ritsuko Yoshikawa Schaeffer

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

March 29, 2015
Susie Ritsuko Yoshikawa “Queenie” Schaeffer, 82, of Kailua, a retired nurse, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Stanley Nawatani; daughters Lynette Seshiki, Toni I. Wong, and Jacquie and Suzanne Schaeffer; hanai son Alton Castillo-Yoshikawa; brothers Edward, Richard and Russell Yoshikawa; 12 grandchildren; three hanai grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Henry Brockway Sr.

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 11, 2015
Robert Henry Brockway Sr., 86, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired homebuilder and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Madison, Conn. He is survived by wife Olga, sons Robert Jr. and David, daughter Karen Ghen, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Susan Kazuko Shibao

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
Susan Kazuko Shibao, 87, of Kailua, a retired salesclerk for Duty Free Shoppers JaJa Fashions, died. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Glenn H., daughter Amy E., five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Soka Gakkai International-USA Cultural Center. Casual attire.

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Perfecto Bungcayao

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Perfecto Bungcayao, 98, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Gay & Robinson Co. mechanic, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by brother Rogelio, and sisters Josephine Corpuz and Mercedes Villanueva. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel, Lawai. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

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Andres Ugalde Soliven Sr.

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 4, 2015
Andres Ugalde Soliven Sr., 94, of Kihei, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. machinist, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora, sons Nestor and Andres Jr., daughter Karen Siangco, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Church, Kihei. Mass: 7 p.m. Final viewing till 9 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary. Eulogy: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Winifred Leina’ala Nakoa Cockett

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 14, 2015
Winifred Leina’ala Nakoa “Winnie” Cockett, 75, of Wailuku, a Hawaiian-music and hula entertainer, retired Royal Lahaina Hotel housekeeper, and co-owner and operator of Nakoa’s Catering and Kalua Pig Service, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Gordon W. Sr.; sons Gordon Jr., Gary and Pomai; daughter Ramona; sister Sandra Cristofaro; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Eulogy: 11:45 a.m. Mass to follow. Burial to follow at Mahalani Cemetery, Wailuku. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Jack William Souza

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 13, 2015
Jack William Souza, 64, of Kaneohe, a retired Honsador lead man, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon “Lei”; son Shannon Carreira; daughters Tonya Lee, Shealee Rodrigues, Billie Jack Kawelo, Keturah Wittig-Souza and Kiara-Maja, Kalena-Acura and Amber Lee Souza; hanai son Charlson; brothers George Jr. and Ezra Souza and Gordon S. Tai; sisters Uilani Souza and Coralee and Coraleen “Jeannie” Tuisaloo; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Greater Mount Zion Holiness Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Margaret DeCoite

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 17, 2015
Margaret DeCoite, 96, of Kokomo, Maui, died at home. She was born in Missouri. She is survived by stepson Joel, brothers Joe and Mike, and sister Helen. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Michiko Tabon

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Michiko Tabon, 72, of Kahului, a tour guide, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by husband Orlando, sons David and Steven, daughters Naomi Rierson and Kimberly Tabon, and seven grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Natividad Suplemento Dorado

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

March 21, 2015
Natividad Suplemento “Naty” Dorado, 94, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Guadalupe, Makati, Philippines. She is survived by sons Mac, George and Ben; daughters Angelita Bright, Violeta Solis, Emma Adames, Ann Dorado-Schuyler and Darlene Jabson; 29 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, 95-350 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery, Wahiawa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tetsuo Tada

Posted On April 26th, 2015 -

March 18, 2015
Tetsuo Tada, 98, of Mililani, an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 232nd Engineering Combat Company, and a Pioneer Mill Co. retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Kenneth and Stanley, sister Umeko Iijima and five grandchildren. Private services.

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