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Shunichi Hatada

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 31, 2015
Shunichi Hatada, 95, of Hilo, retired president of Hatada Bakery and Robert’s Bakery as well as an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Infantry Regiment, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Wesley and Maurice, daughter Frances Sadayasu, brothers Kengo and George, sister Betty Hirota, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Madrid Uso Jr.

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 4, 2015
Madrid Uso Jr., 68, of Kailua-Kona, a dentist and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Mexico City. He is survived by wife Jenny, son Madrid III, daughter Marseille Okoneski, brother Lon, sisters Francia Miller and Grecia Hill, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Lily Muraki Ho

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 16, 2015
Lily Muraki Ho, 83, of Ocean- side, Calif., a retired lab technician, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kendrick and Keith Allen; daughters Liane Uchima, Nora Ono and Lorna Anderson; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Sept. 28 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, 45-319 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Masaye Yamada

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 14, 2015
Masaye Yamada, 92, of Waialua died in Pearl City. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Gerrick and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Cindy Kobylanski Horne

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

July 19, 2015
Cindy Kobylanski Horne, 48, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Anthony; daughter Ariana; father Chester P. Kobylanski; brothers John, James and Jeffrey Kobylanski; and sister Cathy White. Private services to be held at a later date.

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Wilfred Seiho Yonamine

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 10, 2015
Wilfred Seiho Yonamine, 88, of Honolulu, a retired C.S. Wo furniture assembler and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Waipahu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sisters Sueko Oshiro and Jessie Christensen. Private services.

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Linda J. Hidaro

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 6, 2015
Linda J. Hidaro, 60, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Christopher Bachiller and sister Ernestine Hidaro. Burial 10 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

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Wesley Yukio Sawai

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 7, 2015
Wesley Yukio Sawai, 56, of Mililani, a Servco Auto Leeward auto parts journeyman, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Jacqueline I., son Travis, daughters Amanda and Brooke, father Mamoru, brother Kevin, sister Dayle Kurokawa and a grandchild. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services 6:30 p.m. Burial 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Matthew Liwai Kalauli Kaawa

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 7, 2015
Matthew Liwai Kalauli Kaawa, 72, of Honolulu, a mason, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Sean K., Paahau K. and Liwai; brothers Isaac K. and David K.K.; daughters Marvi Josue and LeeAnn K. and Ella “Tita” Kaawa; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services held. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Faitala Togia Sr.

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 24, 2015
Faitala Togia Sr., also known as “Tala” and “Kala,” 73, of Honolulu, a driver for the state, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aoa, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Solole; son Faitala Jr.; daughters Fa’aoi Tauanu’u and Saipeti Togia; brothers Elekana and Fuasauali; sisters Punalu’u Augafa, Fa’aoi Asuega, Maua Muagututia and Suati Motu; and seven grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Service 11 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Joseph Kahai Jr.

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 28, 2015
Joseph Kahai Jr., 55, of Kahului, a heavy-equipment operator for Hawaiian Foliage and Mason Services of Maui Inc., died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Joey Kahai and Jarred Ramos; daughters Shandy Kahai and Sommer Kanae; stepfather Peter Keau; brothers Matthew Keau and James Medeiros; sister Bernie Kauweloa; and six grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Nemesia Acosta Visitacion

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 11, 2015
Nemesia Acosta Visitacion, also known as “Emmie” and “Zeny,” 61, of Waipahu, a retired Safeway cashier, died in Honolulu. She was born in Nueva Vizcaya, Bambang, Philippines. She is survived by husband Benigno; daughter Jennifer A.; mother Florentina; brothers Perfecto, Floriano, Villamor and Bernard; sisters Victoria A. Whitmore, Virginia A. Domingo and Adela A. Caggiano; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Richard Likeke Kela Sr.

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 25, 2015
Richard Likeke Kela Sr., 76, of Hilo, a retired laborer, died at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Keaukaha, Hilo. He is survived by son Richard L. Jr.; brother Eric; sisters Ellen Lainaholo, Patience Brown and Laverne Lewis; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Service 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kenneth Masao Koseki

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 20, 2015
Kenneth Masao Koseki, 93, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served during World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and a retired Occidental Underwriters of Hawaii insurance agent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by son Clayton M. Visitation 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Jean Mitsue Adams

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 11, 2015
Jean Mitsue Adams, 89, of Waianae, a former employee of Waikiki Diner, Z’s Coffee House, Kamehameha Grill and Diners Delite, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alex Jr., daughter Abbie-Jean Adams-Edu, sister Harriet Kobuke, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clara Sugimoto Kumano

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 12, 2015
Clara Sugimoto Kumano, 92, of Waianae died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Dexter, sister Chieko Maeda, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mercedes Rubio Aquino

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 13, 2015
Mercedes Rubio Aquino, 89, of Wailuku died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Milagros “Mimie” Ford, sister Letty Ramos, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary. Service at noon. Final viewing 1 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Rui Xiu Lin Li

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 24, 2015
Rui Xiu Lin Li, 70, of Honolulu, an Outrigger Hotel Waikiki housekeeping retiree, died at the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Zhu Hai, China. She is survived by son Danny J.M. and two grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment.

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Marvin Richard Lam Asuncion

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 21, 2015
Marvin Richard Lam Asuncion, 51, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Kayleen; brothers Calvin, Alvin and Melvin; and sister Nan. Private services.

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Robert Likeke Littlejohn

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 13, 2015
Robert Likeke Littlejohn, 56, of Kahului, a Bishop Museum tour guide, died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eloise; sons Likeke, Peter and Gabriel Littlejohn and John Baker; daughter Camille Watley; mother Lala; brothers Isaac and Timothy; and a grandchild. Services on Oahu and Maui at a later date. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Fumiko Kagoshima Beppu

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 27, 2015
Fumiko Kagoshima Beppu, 89, of Wailuku died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Clifford and daughter Jill. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Donald P. Mayer

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 22, 2015
Donald P. Mayer, 64, of Pearl City, an industrial engineering technician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Constancio S. Jr. and Henry D., and sisters Gloria M. Arias, Veronica M. and Betty E. Mayer, and June N. Kaiwi. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services 6:30 p.m.

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Richard Kam Pui Ching

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 6, 2015
Richard Kam Pui Ching, 88, of Honolulu, a retired electrician and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He is survived by son Randy, daughter Doreen, sister Ngit Chew Wong and two granddaughters. Private services.

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Yuriko Morisato

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 26, 2015
Yuriko Morisato, 94, of Ewa Beach, a retired Ala Wai Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son James T., caregiver and daughter-in-law Linda L.J., brother Joseph Matsukawa, sister Sally Kendig, and two grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Flora Jacildone Daquep

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 16, 2015
Flora Jacildone Daquep, 87, of Hilo, a retired flower packer for H. Eunice Nursery, died at home. She was born in Baguio City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Leopoldo “Leo,” Doroteo “Danny,” Antonio “Tony,” Nestor and Ruben; daughters Leonila “Nelly” Guelguel, Lorna Agdeppa and Estrellita “Ester” Alban; brother Godofredo “Boy” Jacildone; sisters Remedios Cabuslay, Juanita Quilit and Aurora Gonong; 28 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service 7 p.m. Additional visitation 8 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Section I. Casual attire.

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Jane My Trang Nguyen

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 16, 2015
Jane My Trang Nguyen, 49, of Honolulu, owner of Pho Tri Restaurant, died. She was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She is survived by husband George, son Edward, parents David and Diana, and sisters Cassy Mach and Cristine Nguyen. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service 6 p.m. Mass 11 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment.

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Willer Edwin Acosta Domingo

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 14, 2015
Willer Edwin Acosta Domingo, 62, of Kahuku, a heavy equipment operator with Turtle Bay Golf Course, died in Kahuku. He was born in Bacarra, Philippines. He is survived by spouse Merlin, mother Augustina A., brother Arnold, and sisters Emma Domingo and Rufina Nacapuy. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Roch’s Church. Service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Steve Gealon Olita

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 25, 2015
Steve Gealon Olita, 83, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Talaga, Argao, Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lillian M.; sons Paquito, Arnold and Noel; daughters Rosie Elento, Elizabeth Kiehm, Marcie Olita, Lynn Haring and Connie Marques; sisters Florentina Lopez, Patricia Genabe and Leonila dela Torre; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Memorial service 10 a.m. Prayer service 11 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Kay Kimiko Donahue

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Aug. 16, 2015
Kay Kimiko Donahue, 84, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Dennis, Jon L. and Conrad Koki and Sean and Timo Donahue; daughter Kellie; brother Takeo Miji; sisters Helen Oh, Yoshiko Higa and Mutsu Hamasaki; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Joseph Padua

Posted On September 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 5, 2015
Joseph Padua, 72, of Maui, an Army veteran and a retired Maui Sands maintenance engineer, died at Islands Hospice Home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Yolanda L.B.; son Karl; daughters Leolani Bailey, Kirsten A.L. Lung, Rose Padua and Raenette Kahaialii; brother Andrew; sister Hannah Pa’a; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services 9 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church. Mass 11 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku.

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