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Alex Rafael Calumag

Posted On March 7th, 2016 -

Jan. 21, 2016
Alex Rafael Calumag, 57, of Honolulu, a retired KOGA Engineering and Construction laborer, died in Kahului. He was born in Lasam, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by companion Lagrimas “Aida” Pablo; sons Allan and Arnel; daughters Sharonlei, Alleli and Christine A.; brothers Geoffrey Calumag and Rodolfo Carranza; sisters Maribel Felicelda, Caroline Cachola, Elsie Calumag and Rosemarie Cardenas; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 11 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. March 12 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Lesa Malu Lime

Posted On March 7th, 2016 -

Feb. 2, 2016
Lesa Malu Lime, 78, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Plantation employee, died in Humble, Texas. She was born in Vaitogi, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Vincent, Angel and Taateo; daughters Anita Navares, Shirley Miguel, Linda Daniel, Sally Tomas, Lelien L. Faamai, Sandra Lime, Helen Hunt and Susan Bailey; sister Lemau Corpuz; 48 grandchildren; 76 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 11 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Antone Cataluna Jr.

Posted On March 7th, 2016 -

March 1, 2016
Antone “Bully” Cataluna Jr., 61, of Haleiwa died in Haleiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by spouse Corin Kalululaau; daughters Malia and Taz Kalululaau and ToniGirl K. Cataluna; parents Mildred A. “Aunty Millie”; brother Russell A.; sisters Rachel A. Paris and Janice F. Fernandez; and a grandchild. Services pending. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Ng Moy Liu

Posted On March 7th, 2016 -

Feb. 22, 2016
Ng Moy Liu, 86, of Honolulu, a retired kitchen helper at Helena’s Hawaiian Foods, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Kenny, Kon and Wayne; daughters Pearl Chau and Julia Liu; brothers Julio W. Kam and Shou Q. Huang; and six grandchildren Visitation: 9 a.m. March 8 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: Noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Rodney Hatsuo Chinen

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Feb. 18, 2016
Rodney Hatsuo “Boy” Chinen, 64, of Hilo, a founder and co-owner of Hubs Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninole, Hawaii. He is survived by a hanai son, a brother, a sister and a hanai grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 12 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Earl Christopher Louis

Posted On March 7th, 2016 -

Feb. 22, 2016
Earl Christopher “Louie” Louis, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Punahou School security guard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife MaryRoxine; sons Desmond and Damon; brothers Patrick, Billy and Harold; sister Mildred; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Patrick Gerald Conner

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Feb. 19, 2016
Patrick Gerald “Pat” Conner, 67, of Kailua-Kona, a graphic artist, copywriter, editor, acrylic paint artist, musician, former ad agency business owner, author and former lay chaplain at Kona Community Hospital, died at home. He was born in Hayden, Colo. He is survived by wife Colleen, son Michael, daughters Cate Brooks and Malia Conner, and three grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date.

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Carl G. Miller

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Feb. 25, 2016
Carl G. Miller, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired budget comptroller for the federal government and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Oak Park, Ill. He is survived by son Richard, daughter Nora, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Pauline Leilani Lambert Buckley

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

Jan. 20, 2016
Pauline Leilani Lambert Buckley, 85, of Honolulu, an executive secretary at Hilton Hawaiian Village and front desk manager at Marine Surf Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Terrence and Patrick, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. March 12 at Epiphany Episcopal Church. Service: 3 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire.

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Alexander Dean Kalei Ross

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

Feb. 27, 2016
Alexander Dean Kalei Ross, 79, of Maui, a Marine Corps veteran and Hyatt Regency Maui security supervisor and ambassador of aloha, died. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Louise “Lou,” sons Lawrence “Larry” and Patrick “Pat,” daughter Jessica K., brother Roger, sisters Frances Pali and Agnes Rivera, hanai sisters Primrose Keahi and Lei Padua, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30-10 a.m. March 12 at Maria Lanakila Church in Lahaina. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. March 14 at Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao, Maui. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Isabella Feliciano Carvalho

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Feb. 17, 2016
Isabella Feliciano “Bella” Carvalho, 86, of Maui died. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by sons Robert, Herman, Philip and Jay; daughter Kathleen Nishijo; brothers Steven and James; sisters Beatrice Ribao, Dolores Carvalho, Agnes Fernandez and Gloria Tom Sun; 16 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Martin Lawrence Schiff

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

March 1, 2016
Martin Lawrence Schiff, 77, of Lahaina, a full-time schoolteacher in Hawaii and on the mainland, died at home. He was born in the Bronx, N.Y. He is survived by wife Sandra Greenberg, daughter Michelle York, brothers Kenneth and Jonathan, and two grandchildren. Gathering: 4 p.m. March 7 at Airport Beach. Spreading of ashes during sunset to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Harriet Namiko Chang

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Feb. 1, 2016
Harriet Namiko Chang, 86, of Honolulu, a multilith operator, died in Hale Nani. She was born on Maui. She is survived by spouse Wai W.; son Codylee Mark; daughter Barilyne Sakamoto; parents Iwao and Kimiko Mishima; brothers Roy, Frank and James Mishima; sisters Gloria Muraoka and Dorothy Yoshikawa; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. March 13 at Waialae Baptist Church.

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Edwin Masami Takamine

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Feb. 28, 2016
Edwin Masami Takamine, 73, of Aiea, a U.S. postal clerk and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by spouse Victoria M.H.; sons Jon, James and Jeffrey; parent Tsurue Perez; brother David and Paul; sister Karen; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m March 12 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Rosario Fabros Daloping

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Feb. 19, 2016
Rosario Fabros “Sayong” Daloping, 80, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Domingo; sons Romualdo, Alfredo, Juan Q. and Marlunilo; daughters Rosola and Rosemarie; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services to be held in the Philippines.

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Matthew Tutt

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

Feb. 20, 2016
Matthew “Kelly” Tutt, 47, of Wahiawa, a Navy veteran who served as a boatswain’s mate and petty officer 1st class, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Longview, Texas. He is survived by wife Rachel K., son Greyson, mother Patricia T. Woods and brothers Ben, Joel and Daniel. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 11 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Casual/aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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James Vasco De Reis Jr.

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

Feb. 23, 2016
James Vasco De Reis Jr., 65, of Hilo, an automotive mechanic, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Elton and Chris Alameda, daughters Angela De Reis and Lesley Esworthy-Jones, brothers Richard and Manuel, sisters Penny Oliveira and Jeanne Kimi, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 11 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo, 570 Kinoole St., Hilo. Service: 11 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lemasani Mua Tuzon

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

Feb. 7, 2016
Lemasani Mua Tuzon, 76, of Waianae, a retired Del Monte Fresh Produce supervisor, died in Waianae. She was born in Poloa, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Patrick and Faustino Jr.; daughters Faamusami Taufi and Valerie “Shaun” Tuzon; brothers Sakaio, Lipine and Misitaleni Sula; sister Salaevalu Mua; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 10 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sally Satomi Enomoto

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Feb. 19, 2016
Sally Satomi Enomoto, 90, of Kahului, a retired owner/operator of the former Wailuku Florist, a bookkeeper for Narimatsu of Kula and packing-line supervisor for Libby McNeill & Libby pineapple cannery in Haiku, died in Kahului. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Edmund M.K. and Andrew, brother Bert T. Tsukuda, sister Michie Sera, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 12 at Nakamoto Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Reception: Noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Cemetery. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Tokiyo Uemura

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

Feb. 21, 2016
Tokiyo “Peggy” Uemura, 92, of Aiea, a Peggy’s Beauty Shop owner and beautician, died in Aiea. She was born in Kawela, Molokai. She is survived by spouse Waturu; sons Albert “Chip” and Melvin; daughter Katherine “Katie”; brother Larry Kurosawa; sisters Kiyano Iwamoto, Alice Brown and Amy Sugihara; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No donations. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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A. Bruce Etherington

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Jan. 15, 2016
A. Bruce Etherington, 91, of Honolulu, a professor emeritus with the University of Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canada. He is survived by wife Eiko, sons Akira and Marc, and daughters Sachie Etherington, Kim Etherington-Reed and Antoinette Dorner. Service: 4 p.m. March 12 at University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Architecture auditorium. Business casual. No flowers. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation, subject line: School of Architecture in memory of A.B. Etherington.

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Duane Ujiie

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

Jan. 21, 2016
Duane Ujiie, 59, of Makawao, Hawaii, a baker and cook at the Maui Beach Hotel, Renaissance Hotel, Stillwell’s Bakery and Kula Hospital, died in Kula, Hawaii. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Ethel and brother Norbert. Private services. Condo- lences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Eugene S. Evans Sr.

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Feb. 29, 2016
Eugene S. Evans Sr., 88, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. employee and Hawaii National Guard veteran, died at home. He was born in Malulani Hospital in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Gene, Mathew and Shamus; hanai son Douglas Alconcel; daughter Jennie Guerrero; hanai daughter Esther Baldovi; sister Patricia; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 10 at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. March 11 at the mortuary. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Condo- lences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Albert Tadashi Watanabe

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

Feb. 18, 2016
Albert Tadashi Watanabe, 74, of Hilo, a salesman for Big Island Toyota/DeLuz Chevrolet and an Army retiree who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Marylina F.; sons Henry T., Allan K. and Eric T.; stepsons Christian R., Eduardo Jr. and Honney Escobar; daughter Donna A. Eckersley; stepdaughters Deneen O. Louie, Renee Ongais-Salvador, Rosanne Ongais, Daisy Ongais-Kilaulani, Glory Ann de la Cruz, Joy Ferrer, Edelyn Camat, Marife Pascua and Mhardee Timbol; brother Leslie; sister Jean Hee; mother of children Sayoko; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Additional visitation: 4 p.m. March 9 at Dodo Mortuary. Service: 5 p.m. Graveside service: 9 a.m. March 11 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Wilfred Freitas Jr.

Posted On March 6th, 2016 -

Feb. 23, 2016
Wilfred “Willy” Freitas Jr., 57, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a butcher for Food Farm at Mauna Lani, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealalekua. He is survived by wife Pam; son Kaeo; daughters Alyssia Kealoha and Chas Freitas; brothers Kalani, Michael and Kawika Freitas; sisters Kaui, Kehaulani and Noe Freitas and Joby Crichton; and seven grandchildren. Service: 6 p.m. March 11 at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Honaunau. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 12 at the church. Service: 10 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edmond Moke Young Sr.

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Feb. 11, 2016
Edmond Moke Young Sr., 86, formerly of Kaneohe, a retired salesman and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua, Hawaii. He was born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Edmond M. Jr. and Rustin K.; daughters Leinaala Cubi, Ahmoo Cordeira and Nanette Napua Kunewa; brothers Henry, Clarence, Tyrone and Raymond; sisters Bertha Hing, Elizabeth Millare and Maxine Navor; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. March 11 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Fay Asae Hironaka

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Feb. 6, 2016
Fay Asae Hironaka, 76, of Honolulu, co-owner of Precision Radio, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Milton K., son Kent K., daughters Lynne A. Hironaka and Kim H. Lau, sister Lona F. Ohta and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 11 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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‘Olinipa “Tenisi” Hu’av

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‘Olinipa “Tenisi” Hu’avi, 55, of Kahului, a housekeeper at Kaanapali Beach Club, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Takapuna; daughter ‘Ana Vea; brothers Ma’afu, ‘Apitoni, Sitanilei, Tupou and Sione Filiai; sisters ‘Ana Mafi Veilofia, Meliame Finau, Paea Siua and Ma’ata Taukolo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6-11 p.m. March 11 at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7 a.m. March 12 at the mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery in Wailuku, Maui. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Yvonne Marks Adkins

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Feb. 20, 2016
Yvonne Marks Adkins, 76, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William “Russell,” Leslie “Les,” Robin and Terry; daughter Cheryl; brother John Mendes; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 10 at Mililani Down-town Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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William James Kimi Jr.

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Feb. 19, 2016
William James “Uncle Billy” Kimi Jr., 93, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, founder and owner of Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay and Kona Bay hotels and Kona Inn Shopping Village, and an entrepreneur, chef, building contractor, Rotarian and Central Pacific Bank adviser, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Billy III and Kimo; daughters Beverly Oka, Sandy Yokomizo, Daphne Moinpour and Traci Snively; 17 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 11 at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupu- lau Road, Hilo. Service: 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. March 12 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. Service: 12:45 p.m. No flowers. Gathering and celebration of life to follow on the oceanfront lawn of the Kona Inn Shopping Village.

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