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Pedro S. Supnet

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June 6, 2016
Pedro S. “Pete” Supnet, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Pineapple Cannery machine lubricator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Simeona “Mona,” son Rodney “Pete,” daughters Charita “Chita” Hanaoka and Carolyn “Carol” Supnet, sister Magdalena and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 8 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Donald Tetsuya Takenaka

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June 22, 2016
Donald Tetsuya Takenaka, 84, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Accounting and General Services maintenance employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruby Y.; son David T. Jr.; daughters Donna L. Ige and Carol A. Takenaga; brothers Byron, Leslie and Kenneth; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Trinidad Ergina Baron

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June 26, 2016
Trinidad Ergina “Donya” Baron, 87, of Honolulu, a Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sorsogon, Philippines. She is survived by husband Manuel; sons Alexander, Danilo, Santiago and Donald; daughters Elenita Casulla, Rumela Baron, Celeste Gonzales, Maria Hall and Nelia Sugano; brother Geronimo Ergina; sister Maria Soriano; 20 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 7 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. July 8 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.

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Karen Hisako Tomoyasu

Posted On July 4th, 2016 -

May 24, 2016
Karen Hisako Tomoyasu, 55, of Ewa Beach, an environmental protection specialist for the Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Shafter, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by father Shohichi, mother Kiyoko, brother Derik and sister Lucy Wong. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 9 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. July 11 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hideo Watanabe

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June 25, 2016
Hideo Watanabe, 86, of Honolulu, retired owner of Varsity Texaco, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mabel T.; daughters Gayle Yabuki and Cheryl Dayoan; brother Masaru “Cabby”; sisters Harumi Koga, Etsuko Horio and Eunice Hamamoto; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Lester P. Bush

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June 21, 2016
Lester P. “Patrick” Bush, 68, of Honolulu, a writer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Boston. He is survived by companion Jennie J. Wilson, brother Gary and sister Pamela B. Hall. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Ruriko Cordeiro

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June 26, 2016
Ruriko Cordeiro, 80, of Waipio Gentry, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Saga prefecture, Japan. She is survived by husband James D. Sr., son James D. Jr. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Julia Toshiko Kam

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June 6, 2016
Julia Toshiko Kam, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base clerk-stenographer, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jeffery and Wesley, daughter Stephanie Hokushin, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ethel Yaeko Kaneshiro

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May 30, 2016
Ethel Yaeko Kaneshiro, 96, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by sons Melvin and Arnold; daughters Karen Santos and Sharyn Rodriguera; brother Tad Okura; sisters Toshiko Tanabe, Setsuko Ota, Jeanette Horii and Elaine Honma; caregiver Pamela Phillips; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Einobu Miyashiro

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May 31, 2016
Einobu “Yalo” Miyashiro, 91, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired C. Brewer & Co. warehouseman, died in Regency Hilo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Pepeekeo. He is survived by wife Kimie, son Gregg, daughter Patty Okahara, brother Isamu, sister Carol S., four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Masao Ochi

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June 20, 2016
Masao Ochi, 97, of Hilo, retired Hilo Quality Cleaners proprietor and an Army Military Intelligence Service veteran who served in World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in South Hilo. He is survived by son Howard; daughters Naomi Kido, Lynn Nakamura and Audrey Mitsuyoshi; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Jeffrey Kuana Pakele Sr.

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June 4, 2016
Jeffrey Kuana Pakele Sr., 74, of Waianae, a retired Plumbing Specialties truck driver and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Bertha H., son Jeffrey Jr., daughter Jennifer DeCoito, brothers James Jr. and Jensen Sr., sister Junedale and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 8 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Louis Donald Bingo

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May 15, 2016
Louis Donald “Dutchie” Bingo, 84, of Pearl City, a C&B Masonry retiree and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Brian and Terry, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. July 9 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tamio Kawasaki

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June 12, 2016
Tamio Kawasaki, 80, of Hilo, an Army veteran and a retired Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation park caretaker, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sisters Setsuko Mann and Tsukiko Komoto. Private services. Donations suggested to Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission or Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home.

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Gabriel Nalani Puni

Posted On July 3rd, 2016 -

May 31, 2016
Gabriel Nalani “Gabe” Puni, 60, of Aiea, a fry cook at Shiro’s Saimin Haven and Restaurant, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Palmer, William “Billy” and David; and sisters Gardthann Puni and LaVerne Kiaha. Services: 10 a.m. July 9 at Neal Blaisdell Park, Pearl City. Private scattering of ashes. Casual/aloha attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Moses Regidor

Posted On July 3rd, 2016 -

June 24, 2016
Moses “Moke” Regidor, 80, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Santa Anita Racetrack janitorial worker, a Hamakua Sugar employee and the owner of a landscaping business, died at home. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Reba; son Ryan Oshiro; stepsons Jimmy, Roger and Adrian Bankston, and Flint Regidor; stepdaughters Shawn Hill and LeNette Dahl; brother Earl; sisters Mary Lee and Dorothy Fujimoto; and numerous grandchildren. No services.

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Garren Shunji Ioane Ahuna

Posted On July 3rd, 2016 -

June 11, 2016
Garren Shunji Ioane Ahuna, 60, of Hilo, a Y. Hata & Co. delivery driver, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Jason and Billy, daughters Michelle Navor and Shera Marie Kalilikane, mother Kathleen, sisters Karen Yasukawa and Sharren Timm, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. July 9 at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No photographs or video.

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Alberto Vergara Sagon

Posted On July 3rd, 2016 -

June 3, 2016
Alberto Vergara Sagon, 60, of Wahiawa, a City and County of Honolulu Parks and Recreation retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eliza; son Kevin; daughters Lorilee and Janelle Sagon, and Christy Gomes; father Fernando; brothers Dionicio, Reynaldo, Julian and Andrew; sisters Susima Abuy and Lilia Fontanilla; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 6 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. July 7 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Irene Alvarez Sotiangco

Posted On July 3rd, 2016 -

June 22, 2016
Irene Alvarez Sotiangco, 92, of Murrieta, Calif., formerly of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired elementary school teacher, died in Hemet, Calif. She was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Ray, daughter Odeulina “Ogee” Caspillo, sisters Primitiva “Eva” Baybayan and Rosalinda “Linda” Dagarag, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. July 7 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. July 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Camer Rasela Utumapu Coffin

Posted On July 3rd, 2016 -

June 15, 2016
Camer Rasela Utumapu Coffin, 24, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Zachariah; parents John and Victoria Taupule; brothers Lucky, Amosa, Elija, Trent, Talafua, Fat Boy, Iosefo, Joseph, Jensie, Victor, Manoa, Kim, Rylan, Levi, Lionel, Sonny Boy, Ethan, Nicolas, Tyray, Kai and Feleki; sisters Daisy, Hannah, Angelina, Uatea, Evelyn, Regina, Sifale, Linaka, Josieray, Charelle, Jadea, Emaira, Lareah, Kaysha, Dora and Hailey; and grandmothers Seitasi Ah Kui and Uatea Taupule. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 8 at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Dorothy Mary Mae Vierra

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May 27, 2016
Dorothy Mary Mae Vierra, 67, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edward B. III, Gordon E. and George H.C.; daughters Brenda L., Georgianne K. and Ernestine Vierra, and Dorothy M.M. Oher; brother George H. Cope Jr.; sisters Lani Aki, Ernestine Cope, Yvonne Place and Tanna Gomez; father George H. Cope; mother Dorothy M.M. Place; 32 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon July 9 at Lualualei Beach Park (Suahz), Waianae. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome. Condolences: ballard familymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Donald George DeSilva

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June 18, 2016
Donald George “Donnie” DeSilva, 76, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Parker Ranch cowboy and ranch foreman, and a founding member of the Paniolo Preservation Society, died at home. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by wife Paula K., son Donald K., daughters Stacie K. Francis and Loriann L. Fernandez, sister Linda DeSa and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. July 8 at Annunciation Catholic Church. Eulogy: 6:30 p.m. Mass: 7 pm. Memorial gathering to follow at Pukalani Stables. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Carole Anne Wendroff

Posted On July 3rd, 2016 -

June 5, 2016
Carole Anne Wendroff, 69, of Honolulu, a registered nurse, died at home. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Campbell M. Bruce. Services: 1 p.m. July 24 at New Otani Hotel Banquet Room. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice, 1301 Young St., Ste. 300, Hono- lulu, HI 96814.

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Robert Franco

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June 21, 2016
Robert “Packy” Franco, 79, of Paia, Maui, died at home. He was born in Paia. He is survived by wife Eunice J.; sons Ronald, Regan and Randy Pelekai, and Kapono Franco; daughters Laurie Saito, Mae Davis, Valerie Pelekai, Leimomilani Tanner and Kawewehi Franco; brothers Alfred and Malcolm; 17 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. July 8 at Holy Rosary Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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George Rikio Yamashita

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June 23, 2016
George Rikio Yamashita, 92, of Haiku, Maui, a Kaman Bearing retiree, died. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Stacey R., daughter Ellen M. DePonte, brother Calvin S., sister Nancy S. Tanaka, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Fukunaga

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June 15, 2016
Jane Fukunaga, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Kapiolani Community College teacher, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Royce S., daughters Sara Muraoka and Beth Gusman, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. July 10 at Manoa Valley Church. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Michael Edward Fursse

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June 21, 2016
Michael Edward Fursse, 76, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui High School wood shop teacher and owner of Fursse & Son services, died in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in London. He is survived by son Keoni, daughter Leilani, sister Dorothy Bagley and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. July 9 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Kihei. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Josephine Malili Kaaukai

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June 23, 2016
Josephine Malili Kaaukai, 81, of Hilo, formerly of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired nursery worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. She is survived by son Joshua, daughter Karen Ota, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 9 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Jason Duwayne Kim

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June 12, 2016
Jason Duwayne “Jay” Kim, 46, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a former Roberts Hawaii employee, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Andrene; sons Jason Kim Jr., Kalvin Menzsa and Ray Kamakea; daughters Jadelyn Ann Kim and Amber Menzsa, and Raylene and Rayann Kamakea; brother Larry; and sisters Francine V. Valente and Melissa Nerida. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. July 9 at Kurtistown Assembly of God. Casual attire.

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Ermelinda Christina Lavaro

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June 14, 2016
Ermelinda Christina Lavaro, 63, of Mililani, a Kapolei Eye Clinic office manager and retired Verizon marketing support employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Wayne Williams; sons Byron and Lance Rodrigues; daughter Tiffany Nishioka; sisters Lita Delahunty, Flora Kobayashi, Lisa DelaCruz and Mila Lavaro; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 8 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. July 11 at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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