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Gabriel Asuelo Macaspac Jr.

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July 28, 2016
Gabriel Asuelo Macaspac Jr., 57, of Honolulu died. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Gabriel Jr.; brothers Rolando, Florante and Jose; sisters Linda Pusins and Jocelyn Ruppenstein; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 3 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Genny Maria Ake

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July 26, 2016
Genny Maria Ake, 77, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Mexico. She is survived by husband Jeorge, sons Jeorge Jr. and Albert, daughters Genny Wilcox and Patricia Takaba, brother Ruben Segura- Medina, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Aug. 7 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers.

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Diane Ruth Maritt

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July 27, 2016
Diane Ruth Maritt, 71, of Hilo, proprietor of Victorian Princess Bed and Breakfast and a bookkeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Minneapolis. She is survived by daughters Staci Smith and Angelika Jones, and four grandchildren. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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B. Gordon Apolzer

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July 25, 2016
B. Gordon Apolzer, 62, of Honolulu died. He was born in Canada. He is survived by wife Elaine Young, parents Don Apolzer and Carroll Cobb, and sister Lori Phillips. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Derrik Kazuyuki Matsumoto

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July 24, 2016
Derrik Kazuyuki Matsumoto, 48, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii- Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine mail courier, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Lois T. and brother Kevin K. Visitation: 5:3o p.m. Aug. 8 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Etsuko Minagawa

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

June 14, 2016
Etsuko Minagawa, 97, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Lori Yamamura, brothers George and Sadamu Tokita, sister Blanche Shigeyasu, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Priscilla Ann Dang Efhan

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Oct. 26, 2015
Priscilla Ann Dang Efhan, 73, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired produce buyer for Esaki’s Produce and saleswoman for Rainbow Garden, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry; sons Darryl and Joel; daughter Donna; brothers Michael, Walden and Derek Dang; sisters Pamela Peterson, Barbara Jean Anama and Cynthia Miranda; and four grandchildren. Services held.

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Violet Katsuko Endo

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July 1, 2016
Violet Katsuko Endo, 80, of Honolulu, a retired federal government budget analyst at Fort Shafter, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard H.; daughters Lois S. Teruya, Iris K. Leyson and Lisa T. Kuba; brother Franklin T. Imado; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m.

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Billie Mae O’Neil

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

July 28, 2016
Billie Mae O’Neil, 94, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died in Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. She was born in Texarkana, Ark. She is survived by daughters Judith Gardner and Billie Kathleen Shea, sister Bobbie Talbot, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alfredo Silin Eslava

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

June 5, 2016
Alfredo Silin Eslava, 92, of Waipahu died in Kapolei. He was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marcelina S.; sons Jaime, Salvador, Carlito and Willie; daughters Leonida Abad, Josie Callejo, Eulanda Oria, Leticia Manipon, Fredelina Bautista, Loida Tejero and Lilia Eslava; sisters Marcelina Fernandez and Cristina DeGuzman; 27 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 6 at the chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Edward J. Pillert

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

May 20, 2016
Edward J. Pillert, 57, of Kaneohe, a master mariner captain, died. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Regine and daughters Gabrielle and Stefanie. Celebration of life: noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 6 at Koolau Golf Club, Honey’s Restaurant. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Stefanie Pillert’s college fund; send to Stefanie Pillert, 46-049 Aliianela Place No. 1722, Kaneohe, HI 96744; or email reginepillert@gmail.com for details.

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Hisako C. Higa

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June 25, 2016
Hisako C. Higa, 85, of Honolulu, co-owner and office manager of Hawaiian Miso and Soy Co., died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Alvin and Harold, daughter Jean Kop and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Joseph Kimo Taum Reis

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June 26, 2016
Joseph Kimo Taum Reis, 39, of Rancho Cordova, Calif., a United Parcel Service dock loader and an Adesa car lot driver, died in San Francisco. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hattie; daughters Jullissa and Jaydalyn Reis, and Jaizyn Phelps-Reis; hanai daughter Monae Newton; parents Charles and Matilda L.; and brother Kale. Services: 1 p.m. Aug. 7 at Zablan Beach Park, Nanakuli. Casual attire.

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Rubie Masako Ishikawa

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

July 3, 2016
Rubie Masako Ishikawa, 78, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Kevin, daughter Laurie, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Reginald Waldemer Jaderstrom

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July 18, 2016
Reginald Waldemer Jaderstrom, 73, of Tracy, Calif., formerly of Mililani, a state Department of Education psychological examiner for the Central Oahu district, died in Tracy. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Doris, daughter Regina, brothers Noel and Ted, sister Gloria Ann Amaral and a grandchild. Visitation: 1:15 p.m. Aug. 10 at St. Ann’s Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Services: 2:15 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual or aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Esperanto USA, 1500 Park Ave., Suite 134, Emeryville, CA 94608; St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave., Tracy, CA 95376; or Portuguese Genealogical & Historical Society of Hawaii, 99-077 Hokio Place, Aiea, HI 96701.

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John Rogers

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

May 13, 2016
John Rogers, 78, of Aiea died in Honolulu. He was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. He is survived by mother-in-law Angie A. Repetti. Services: 11 a.m. Aug. 7 at St. Francis Convent Chapel, 2715 Pamoa Road. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Rebecca Jardine

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June 29, 2016
Rebecca Jardine, 83, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kailua-Kona. She is survived by sons Alexander “Pinky,” Renfred “Ren” and Tyson “Ty”; hanai son Kolaiah; daughters Jermayne Crivello, Loralei “Lei” Campbell, Parona Cobb-Adams and Shezale Kanahele; sister Elizabeth Akau; caregiver Richard Kaupe; 26 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Aug. 5 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. For condolences and monetary offerings, call Loralei at 238-6130 or mail to P.O. Box 296, Kurtistown, HI 96760. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Saburo Sadahira

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July 22, 2016
Saburo Sadahira, 94, of Hilo, a retired millworker at the former Pepeekeo Sugar Co., carpenter for the former Hicks Homes Co. in Hilo and an anthurium farmer, died in Hilo. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Aiko and sisters Tsuyuko Yamamoto, Kazumi Kitakaze and Yaeko Kanetoku. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jerome Michael Piilani Kaina Sr.

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

July 7, 2016
Jerome Michael Piilani “Uncle Jerry” Kaina Sr., 65, of Waimanalo and Waipahu, a retired bus driver for McKenzie Tours, Hawaii Transportation, Grayline Hawaii and Star of Honolulu, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Sarah; sons Gavin, Jerome “Michael” Jr. and Stanford “Kepa”; daughters Noel and Raeleen “Booboo” Vitale; hanai sons Jonathan, Peter and Derick; brothers David “Bully,” Andrew and Albert; sisters Victoria Midado, Sharon Nakatani, Angie Hoopii, Judy Keala and Debra Aspacio; 19 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 5 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Charlotte Chun Wong

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

July 23, 2016
Charlotte Chun Wong, 94, of Honolulu, a Hickam Air Force Base retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Christopher, daughter Marilynn and brother James Chun. Private services.

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Gerardo Galiza Agcaoili

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

July 12, 2016
Gerardo Galiza Agcaoili, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Culing Cabatuan, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marina; sons Benito, Rogelio, Gerry, Amor and Noel; daughters Norma Augustin, Adelina Lam, Rosita Jacinto, Imelda Agcaoili-Goze, Evelyn Lazaro and Teresa Pasion; sister Fely Luzong; 20 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 6 at Our Lady of the Mount, 1614 Monte St. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Sharon Haunani Kiilehua

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

July 9, 2016
Sharon Haunani Kiilehua, 66, of Gilbert, Ariz., a retiree, died in Gilbert. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Albert M. and Keben K. Jr.; daughter Chelsy K.; brothers Harold, Thomas, Robert and Abraham Kapuakela; sisters Julia Belisario, Louise Kapana, Eliza Martin, Sandra Evans, Dorothy Moore, and Carol J., Doreen, Elizabeth, Danielle and Barbara Kapuakela; and three grandchildren. Burial: 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Lino Cabral Jr.

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

July 15, 2016
Lino Cabral Jr., 87, of Hilo, a retired certified state master mechanic and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lawrence; daughters Estralita Cresanto, Gloria Santos, Evangeline L. Kahai, Theresa Barbieto and MarySue Cabral-Toilolo; 22 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and four step-great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 4 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Aug. 5 at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Harold Haruo Nakamura

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July 6, 2016
Harold Haruo Nakamura, 92, of Aiea, a retired Federal Aviation Administration Pacific Region ATC Division administrative officer, an Army veteran who served in World War II and a postwar Philippines Service Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Wainaku, Hilo. He is survived by son Michael S., brothers George and Shichiro, sisters Lillian Newtson and Sueko Dillinger, and caregivers Helen Grace Go and family. Private services.

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Chester Truman Robison

Posted On August 2nd, 2016 -

July 17, 2016
Chester Truman Robison, 84, of Pismo Beach, Calif., an Army veteran and a home contractor, died. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Gail. Services at a later date.

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Javan Martin Kawai Kauahikaua

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July 12, 2016
Javan Martin Kawai Kauahikaua, 62, of Phoenix, formerly of Nanakuli, an Army veteran and American Airlines ramp agent, died in Phoenix. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Kennard Hicks and sisters Mariannette Kauahikaua, Mary Esther Speed, Lalita Durray, Tricia Rosa and Trinda Freitas. Private services.

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Herbert See Wai Young

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July 9, 2016
Herbert See Wai Young, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Debra Goo and Caryn Nowak, sisters Helen Kaanana and Betsy Casey, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Harold Kooji Kawasaki

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July 22, 2016
Harold Kooji Kawasaki, 89, of Vancouver, Wash., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Hick Homes accountant and treasurer, and an Army veteran, died in Vancouver. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine “Yoshie” and daughter Gail Kawasaki-Choy. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 5 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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George Lulu’upuaokauikawekiu Kekuna

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June 9, 2016
George Lulu’upuaokauikawekiu Kekuna, 84, of Mililani, a retired lieutenant colonel of the U.S. Air Force Helicopter Pilots Association, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Helen; son George L. Jr.; daughters Denise K. Kekuna, Debra U.K. Chun and Betty I.K. Tomisato; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 5 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Punahou Class of 1948 or Marines Memorial Association.

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Harue Furumoto

Posted On August 1st, 2016 -

July 5, 2016
Harue Furumoto, 93, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired administrator from Honokaa Elementary School, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua in Honokaa. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by sister Hisano Fujiwara. Visitation: 3 p.m. Aug. 7 at Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temples. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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