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Katherine Ann Leong

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Katherine Ann Leong, 67, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired school bus driver, died at home. She was born in Kansas. She is survived by sons Corbin and Quintin, brother Martin Dickenson, sister Susan Napier, hanai sister Jeanette Cantotay and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eleele. Services: 10 a.m.

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Edward Ferreira Sr.

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 18, 2015
Edward Ferreira Sr., also known as “Eddie Painta” and “The Sheriff,” 101, of Lihue died. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Violet; sons Edward Jr. and Craig Ferreira, and Robert Sr. and Tom Gonsalves Sr.; daughters Irene Randall, Jeanette Poe, Dulinda Maria, Charlene Bukoski and Emily P. Guajardo; sisters Beatrice Elias and Bernice Pacheco; 51 grandchildren; 102 great-grandchildren; 80 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Camilo Palomeno Moresca

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 10, 2015
Camilo Palomeno Moresca, 97, of Waianae, a barangay captain in San Luis, Batangas, Philippines, and former Maile Poultry Farm employee, died in Waianae. He was born in Taal, Batangas, Philippines. He is survived by sons Marcelino, Marsiano, Magno and Antonio; daughters Eleuteria Umali, Maria D. Gonzalbo, Marcelina Armedilla and Hilaria Moresca; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Teruko Fukuda

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Jan. 28, 2015
Teruko Fukuda, 89, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Carol Shimabuku, Cathy Watanabe and Fay Shishido; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Calvine Leimomi Mae Nakatani

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 4, 2015
Calvine Leimomi Mae Nakatani, 44, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Calvin, sons Davin I. and Gerald K., daughter Patricia I., father Calvin Domen, mother Faith Mahuka, brother Calvin Domen Jr. and sisters Debra Werner and La Rennia Seau. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Zablan Beach Park, Nanakuli.

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Kazuko Fusato

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Jan. 24, 2015
Kazuko Fusato, 83, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by daughter Colleen Blanchette and sisters Mitsuko Kamiunten and Kay Moore. Private services.

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Jane Harue Oba

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Nov. 19, 2014
Jane Harue Oba, 89, of Pearl City died in Nevada. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Arnold, brothers Fumio and Toshio Maeda, and sister Jennifer Kawamata. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Peter Sokuichi Gibo

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 13, 2015
Peter Sokuichi Gibo, 90, of Aiea, a retired city purchasing administrator, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lester and Milton, daughter Janice Nakamura, brother Paul, sister Joyce Higa, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Patrick S. Oconnor

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Oct. 2, 2014
Patrick S. Oconnor, 60, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. No known survivors. No services.

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Bernard Kawailani Halama

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 2, 2015
Bernard Kawailani Halama, 63, of Waianae, proprietor of Kalpak Equipment Rental, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stephanie, sons Bernard Jr. and Isaac, daughters Lylla Lyles and Pua Irvine, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Mitsuo Omura

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 11, 2015
Mitsuo Omura, 96, of Honolulu, formerly of Kahuku, a carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. No known survivors. Private scattering of ashes.

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Mark C. Hibdon

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Sept. 19, 2014
Mark C. Hibdon, 51, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in California. No known survivors. No services.

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Charles L. Penisten

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Dec. 7, 2014
Charles L. Penisten, 67, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. No known survivors. No services.

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Hiroko Hirata

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Jan. 7, 2015
Hiroko “Harriet” Hirata, 100, of Honolulu, a retired floral designer, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Wayne M., daughters Lynette E. Nakagawa and Anne K. Oneha, brother Akira Itai, sisters Betty Umeda and Jane Yoshino, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Marina Malia Schwartz

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 18, 2015
Marina Malia Schwartz, 70, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. She was born in Patterson, N.J. She is survived by brother Russell Blokker. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Sunday at Iroquois Point Beach, also known as Puuloa Lagoon.

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Claire Y. Ikinaga

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Jan. 30, 2015
Claire Y. Ikinaga, 90, of Honolulu, a former employee at the Radiology Group in Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sister Jeannette Kawauchi. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Roy N. Seminuk

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Roy N. Seminuk, 65, of Honolulu died at home. No known survivors. No services.

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George Masato Ito

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Nov. 15, 2014
George Masato Ito, 88, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mieko; sons Keene T., Grent K., Benjy A. and Anson M.; sister Gladys Hirata; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Terry Sachiko Tagawa

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Jan. 27, 2015
Terry Sachiko Tagawa, 52, of Pearl City, an accountant for Lisa Kato, CPA, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Thomas “Hide” and Deanne M., brother Mark K. and sister Deborah M. Nakagawa. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m.

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Marjorie Midori Kawaguchi

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Marjorie Midori Kawaguchi, 88, of Kaneohe died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Katie Ibaraki, Nina Sato, Nancy Young and Anne Nakamura. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Toho No Hikari, 3510 Nuuanu Pali Drive. Casual attire.

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Sueo Uehara

Posted On February 25th, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Sueo Uehara, 82, of Manoa, a retired teacher for Aliamanu and Dole intermediate schools, died at home. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ruby T., son Garret K., daughters Germaine H. and Jill K., brother Masaichi and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Lonkelen Jemwai

Posted On February 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 30, 2015
Lonkelen Jemwai, 68, of Hono­lulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ebon, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons Aron, Sniter and Demoas; daughters Jemai and Hannity Jemwai, and Carline Mwaiulfil; sisters Florence, Lilik and Rachel; brothers Jomi and Bonju; 35 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Ernest Kauwilaokalani Kaiawe

Posted On February 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 4, 2015
Ernest Kauwilaokalani “Jack” Kaiawe, 80, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a Kmart maintenance employee, diesel engineer for Jeanie Marie and Captain Cook Boat Cruises, and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kahaluu, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Jacki Kaiawe and Lisa Buchanan; hanai daughters Nalani Forester and Jade Kaiawe; brother Moke; sisters Fanny Duhaylongsod, Elizabeth Bannister and Lei Parker; and four grandchildren. Services held.

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Tsuyoshi Abe

Posted On February 24th, 2015 -

Feb. 13, 2015
Tsuyoshi “Ben” Abe, 93, of Honolulu, a large-machinery mechanic and an Army military police officer, died at home. He was born on Maui. He is survived by daughter Pauline Hagino and stepdaughters Bev Kanemaru and Linda Aoki. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: oahu­mortuary.com.

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Betty Jane Walker Loando Kali

Posted On February 24th, 2015 -

Feb. 5, 2015
Betty Jane Walker Loando Kali, 71, of Green Bay, Wis., formerly of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired school bus driver, died. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Ipo, Marlene and Leimomi Kali, and Loke Oligo; sons Douglas, Joe, Roi and Timmy; brothers Herman and Raymond Walker; sisters Violet De Motto and Shirley Cruz; 19 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Hawaiian Cemetery.

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Judith A. Alameda

Posted On February 24th, 2015 -

Sept. 11, 2014
Judith A. Alameda, 58, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. No known survivors. No services.

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Walter Mamoru Kaneshiro

Posted On February 24th, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Walter Mamoru Kaneshiro, 82, of Pearl City, a retired Dillingham Shipyard welder and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Harriet H.; son Walter Jr.; daughters Donna Mae Tajiri and Sandra Cezar; sisters Sadako “Sarah” Miyamoto, Dora Higa and Eunice Chun; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Virginia Del Rosario Angel

Posted On February 24th, 2015 -

Feb. 14, 2015
Virginia Del Rosario Angel, 86, of Kula, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Puu­nene, Maui. She is survived by sons Charles and Henry Sacayan, daughter Michelle Angel-Tavares, brothers Eugenio III and Roy Del Rosario, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Richard Takeo Katsumoto

Posted On February 24th, 2015 -

Feb. 13, 2015
Richard Takeo Katsumoto, 71, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother James and sister Ethel Adcock. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Tenrikyo Pearl Church, 1634 10th Ave., Hono­lulu. RSVP to James Katsumoto at 735-2969 or 347-6916.

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Kathleen Maile Ayau

Posted On February 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 12, 2015
Kathleen Maile Ayau, 57, of Waipahu died in Ewa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Nathaniel, Anthony and Michael; daughter Jessica F. Ayau Dumlao; brother Frederick Kamai; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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