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Sugiko T. Shoop

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 28, 2014
Sugiko T. “Sue” Shoop, 83, of Mililani, a Host International retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kobe, Japan. She is survived by son Frank Jr., a brother and three sisters. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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James Yoshiharu Inaba

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 28, 2014
James Yoshiharu “Jimmy” Inaba, 93, of Kailua-Kona, a former Kona Inn employee, died in Kailua-Kona. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ann, daughter Sharon Dual and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mokuaikaua Church. Services: 10 a.m. Donations sugested to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.

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Josefina Dela Cruz Misa

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 19, 2014
Josefina Dela Cruz Misa, 86, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in San Antonio, Zambales, Philippines. She is survived by sons Wilburn, George and Miller; daughters Wilma Williams and Lorna Misa; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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June K. Burton

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 20, 2014
June K. Burton, 87, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Lee and Dean, daughter Kimberly Okabayashi, brother Shigeji Kogachi, sister Masako Cornell, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Antoinette Kuulei Sparacino

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 24, 2014
Antoinette Kuulei Sparacino, 80, of Waimanalo, a private home caregiver, died in Wahiawa Nursing & Rehab. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert, Daniel and Kevin Del La Paz, Albert “Bully” Gomes Jr. and Jacob Cobb-Adams; daughters Marvelee Kalani, Reina Del La Paz, Andrea Cuban, Lorilei Flores, Crystal Mahuiki and Amanda “Kanoe” and Althea Gomes; brother Donald H. Watts; sisters Evon and Mercy; 41 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. April 5 at Alii Beach Park. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Marlene Tsuyuko Kaneshiro

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 22, 2014
Marlene Tsuyuko Kaneshiro, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Kawakami Delicatessen cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kevin K. Kaneshiro; daughters Charlene E. Belbot Kaneshiro, Laurie K. Tachino and Codie C. Remirez; sisters Deanna Yamaguchi, Joyce Arakaki and Sybil Morishige; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lillian Miyoko Miyashiro

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 21, 2014
Lillian Miyoko Miyashiro, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Likelike Drive Inn waitress, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Wayne K., Dennis T., Stanley K. and Neal N.; brothers Robert S. and Albert T. Shimabuku; sisters Shizue Tobara and Yeiko Kohagura; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Paul L. Caballero

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 4, 2014
Paul L. Caballero, 56, of Aiea died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dwane and Paul J., daughter Christine Kronkright, brother Ronald, sister Aida Macalutas and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Judy Yoneko Tomisato

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 12, 2014
Judy Yoneko Tomisato, 76, of Mililani, a Gyotaku retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Sashiki-Cho, Okinawa. She is survived by husband George N., son Jamie, daughter Carrie Ann A. Kubo, brothers Nobuo and Takeshi Taira, sisters Shige and Haruko, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Karl Tadashi Kawachi

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 22, 2014
Karl Tadashi Kawachi, 66, of Mililani, owner and insurance agent of Financial Forum, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Janice; son Kevin; daughters Kristen and Kari Kawachi, and Joy Nakayama; mother Betty Araujo; brother Ray; and sisters Lynn Okuna and Annie Yonashiro. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Manoa Valley Church, 2728 Huapala St. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Matsuko Mizoguchi

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Feb. 2, 2014
Matsuko Mizoguchi, 98, of Kahului, owner and operator of Ben Franklin Crafts Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Paul and John; daughters Gayle Frank, Ellen Furukawa and Charlene Schroeder; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Allen Dat Cho Chun

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 10, 2014
Allen Dat Cho “Dutchie” Chun, 90, of Honolulu, a retired federal government paint supervisor for the Navy Public Works Center, retired state Department of Transportation laborer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martha W., sons Randall H.F. and Eldon H.W., daughter Allene E.F., brother Dr. Wallace, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Fabian Toribio

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 27, 2014
Fabian Toribio, 76, of Hilo, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Onomea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy K.; son Jon Jon; daughter Nancy T. Tabandera; stepsons Jack, Jeffrey, Mark and Timothy Vanderhoff; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Burial: noon March 25 at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Russell David Kalani Kuamoo

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Russell David Kalani Kuamoo, 59, of Hilo, a former welder and machinist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Beni-Jo; sons Roland A., Myles and Huaka; daughters Mitzi and Ramzi; brother Darrell; sister Mapu Abraham; and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Puhi Bay, Keaukaha. Casual attire.

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William Kiyomasa Nakamura

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Feb. 27, 2014
William Kiyomasa Nakamura, 93, of Honolulu, a controller for Maui News and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Nobuye, son Don, daughter Gwen Yoshizawa, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Linda Avery Culverhouse

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Linda Avery Culverhouse, 55, of Buffalo, N.Y., died in Buffalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kainoa and brother Geoffrey S. Avery. Private services.

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Merle Tatsuno Umebayashi

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 21, 2014
Merle Tatsuno Umebayashi, 90, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Keijiro, sons Colin and Clifford, daughters Cheryl Harris and Faye Koto, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Serices: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lloyd Kiyoshi Kunimura

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 15, 2014
Lloyd Kiyoshi Kunimura, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Airlines aircraft mechanic and an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lynda K. Heim and Lora K. Kunimura, brothers Andy T. and Ernest M., and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Tsuyoshi Nishimoto

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Jan. 30, 2014
Tsuyoshi “Nick” Nishimoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Safeway produce manager and a retired Army staff sergeant and 35th Infantry member who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Mary Beth and Maria Boushell, and Ruth Watkins; brother Ronald; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Cattleya orchids welcome. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Patricia Jo Caldwell DeLong

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 11, 2014
Patricia Jo Caldwell DeLong, 83, of Kailua, a retired director of nursing services at Beverly Manor and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. She was born in Radford, Va. She is survived by sons Edward, Keith and John; daughter Lisa; sister Marianne Reading; and a grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Kailua. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Kailua.

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Mark Steven Vierra

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 13, 2014
Mark Steven Vierra, 60, of Waianae, a retired Wire Products of Hawaii laborer, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debby; sons David Earl Jr., Matthew J. and Jeffery John Cushing Sr.; sisters Betty Jane Pacheco, Cathy Sabanal and Doreen Bicoy; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Maili Beach Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Eugene Emil Leucht

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 8, 2014
Eugene Emil Leucht, 85, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired architect, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by sons Gary and Jeff, daughter Nancy Marquiss and four grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo or Christ Lutheran Church.

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Rita Kau’ilani Huihui Parker

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Jan. 29, 2014
Rita Kau’ilani Huihui “Lita” Parker, 77, of Waimanalo died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alexander Jr.; sons Alexander III, Lionel and Wes; daughters Alice Parker and Sondra M. Bush; brother William “Zingy” Huihui; sisters Sybil H. Sanchez, Sonja Fredlund, Mona Huihui, Alicia McCullen and Liz Bustillo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua first ward. Services: 11:15 a.m. Private interment at a later date.

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Timothy F. Eden

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 12, 2014
Timothy F. Eden, 53, of Honolulu, an electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Minnesota. He is survived by companion Diane C. Frommes, sons Gary Stillwell and Shane Johnson, daughter Tamara Lehti, mother Betty, brothers Ernie and Doug, sister Linda and eight grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Ellawin L. Wilk

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Ellawin L. Wilk, 79, of Honolulu, a cashier, died in Hale Mohalu Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel K. Aki and Ronnie G. Fernandez, brother Edward K. Aki Jr., seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Amy Fumie Mizukami

Posted On March 17th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Amy Fumie Mizukami, 90, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Mel, daughters Janice Tsukada and Karen Apana, sisters Kay Ishigami and Rose Furuya, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. March 24 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Charles George White

Posted On March 17th, 2014 -

March 4, 2014
Charles George “Charlie” White, 88, of Waianae, a maintenance manager in the automotive industry, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Dorothy, son Chuck, daughter Karen Smith and a grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. March 24 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waianae. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Alzheimer’s/Dementia Charity. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Robert S. Oshiro

Posted On March 17th, 2014 -

Feb. 19, 2014
Robert S. Oshiro, 89, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert J. and daughters Diane Fukino and Juliann and Lori Oshiro. Visitation: 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Mark Kealii Williams

Posted On March 17th, 2014 -

Feb. 15, 2014
Mark Kealii Williams, 42, of Honolulu, a business owner and business agent at Local 5, died in Aiea. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by spouse Sangayu P., sons Matthew P.K., daughters Mayaryu M.P. and Maliaayu K.P., parents Evern and Jim “Bud,” and brother David Billups. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Louis Alumni Club House.

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Henry Olaf Burns Jr.

Posted On March 17th, 2014 -

March 11, 2014
Henry Olaf Burns Jr., 70, of Haiku, Maui, a retired heavy equipment operator in the construction industry, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Cynthia N., son Allan H., daughter Allison P., brothers Casmer “Toots” and Michael, and sisters Bernice Montalvo and Myra Pelligrino. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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