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Sachiko Doi

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 8, 2015
Sachiko “Sachi” Doi, 90, of Honolulu, a state steno clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Takumi “Tak,” daughter Linzy A. Hashimoto, sisters Fumiyo Matsuno and Miyoko Tanita, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Loretta Ann Schwartz

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 20, 2015
Loretta Ann Schwartz, 48, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Jacksonville, N.C. She is survived by sons Shyenne and Joseph K. Iopa IV; daughters Beth Iopa and Alexia Jardine; parents Anthony Schwartz and Estella Salib; brothers Joe, Danny, Sean and Ray; and sister Christina Troxell. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 23 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Marcelino Corpuz Domingo

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
Marcelino Corpuz Domingo, 79, of Kilauea, Kauai, a sugar processor for Kilauea Sugar Plantation, died at home. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonor; sons Delfin and Blaine Domingo, and Ferdinand Marcelino; daughter Nicki; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 23 at St. Sylvester Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kilauea Japanese Cemetery.

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William Doyle Smith

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
William Doyle Smith, 60, of Honolulu, a carpet installer, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Carolina. He is survived by son Keahi, daughter Kuulei A., sister Barbara-Jean Adams and three grandchildren. Celebration of life at a later date.

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Kit Robin Foyle

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 10, 2015
Kit Robin Foyle, 63, of Kailua-Kona died on Oahu. He was born in Huntington Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Tracy, son Kyle K., daughter Lani P., brothers Brian and Bruce and a grandchild. Services to be held on the North Shore of Oahu. Call Tracy at 990-2047 for information.

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Millie M. Subiaga

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 11, 2016
Millie M. Subiaga, 85, of Wahiawa, a retired bookkeeper, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Mark Okamoto; daughters Alicia Harada, and Lori and Karen Okamoto; brothers Richard and Walter; sister Jean Arizumi; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Jan. 22 at Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Services: 7 p.m.

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Maria P. Ganal

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 28, 2015
Maria P. Ganal, 70, of Eleele, Kauai, a Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Joanna M.; sisters Perpetua and Germana Balisacan, and Felipa Ganotisi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Benjamin Yuen On Sue

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 20, 2015
Benjamin Yuen On Sue, 94, of Honolulu, a finance accounting section chief for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gregory, daughter Pamela Kong, sisters Verna Lee and Jeanette Yoshinaga, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 21 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Clare Leroy Hiner

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 13, 2016
Clare Leroy Hiner, 91, of Kihei, Maui, a commercial fisherman for king crab fisheries in Cook Inlet and Kodiak, Alaska, died at home. He was born in Nebraska. He is survived by wife Betty, son Todd, daughter Lucinda Neel, sister Patricia Moffett, 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at The Faith in Jesus Church. Services: 5 p.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Carol Chieko Suzuki

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 7, 2015
Carol Chieko Suzuki, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Maunalani Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dixon; brother Kenneth Ebata; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 22 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Rosina Gabrielle Horeth

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 12, 2016
Rosina Gabrielle Horeth, 77, of Princeville, Kauai, formerly of New York and California, a retired IBM technical writer, died. She was born in Romania. She is survived by sisters Marie Hedrick and Wilhelmine Norton, and brother George. Services at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to The Seeds Project, 4340 Almaden Expressway, Suite 203, San Jose, CA 95118.

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Shigeyoshi Takeuchi

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 1, 2016
Shigeyoshi Takeuchi, 91, of Kapolei, a retired civil service employee for U.S. Department of Defense Sagami Depot in Saganihara, Japan and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Toyoko I.; son James; daughters Helen M. and Lilian “Miya”; brothers Steve, Koji, Eiji and Sueyoshi; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tsutomu Kaneshige

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 4, 2016
Tsutomu “Tom” Kaneshige, 87, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. garage overseer, part-time bus driver and automotive maintenance employee for Laupahoehoe Transportation Co. and an Army National Guard veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Julia, daughters Jill Chavez and Jan Warnecke, sister Kiyoko Keamo, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Cheryl Ann Yun How Tom

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 13, 2015
Cheryl Ann Yun How Tom, 62, of Honolulu, a retired manager for Kuni Dry Goods and Cathedral Gift Shop, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Elena Napua Labowski

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 22, 2015
Elena Napua Labowski, 38, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Scott; son James Mielke; daughters Chloe, Jianna and Jiovanna Mielke; parents Dave and Healani Mielke; and brother Mark Mielke. Private services.

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Ellord Makua Travis

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Nov. 30, 2015
Ellord Makua Travis, 50, of Wahiawa, a Leilehua Golf Course groundskeeper, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michelle E.K.; son Ellord “Makua” II; daughters Keahaulani E. Kilgo, and Kahaunani K. and Kapeka M. Travis; hanai daughter Napua Makane’ole; hanai son Kuhio; brother Eben; sisters Maureen “Mikilani” Travis and Maila “Kalua” Makua; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Jan. 22 at Rainbow Bay Marina, 57 Arizona Memorial Drive, Slip No. 101, Pearl Harbor. Services at noon. Casual attire.

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Florence Fong Lee

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 27, 2015
Florence Fong Lee, 98, of Honolulu, a waitress for Wo Fat and Happy Inn Chinese restaurants, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Reginald and Gerald, daughter Lillian, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Vivian Choy Tyson

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 10, 2016
Vivian Choy Tyson, 87, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a homemaker and a bartender, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David and Bruce Bellow, James and Russell Tyson, and Kenneth McEnroe; daughter Mokihana Rodrigues; brother Michael Choy; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Hugh Meckstroth

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 7, 2016
Richard Hugh Meckstroth, 86, of Aiea, a senior vice president for the banking industry and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Huntington, Ind. He is survived by son Rick; daughter Sheri M. Clark; stepdaughters Wanda Leach, Renee Guillermo and Darrah Canady; brother Donald; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation and services: 10 a.m. Jan. 21 at Aiea United Methodist Church. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Aiea United Methodist Church. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Frank Nobuo Watai

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 1, 2016
Frank Nobuo Watai, 88, of Honolulu, a retired sales representative for the Gas Co., died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marie M., son Steven S., sister Mary Cox and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Joyce Plews Acma

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 22, 2015
Joyce Plews Acma, 75, of Honolulu, a retiree from St. Philomena Early Learning Center, died. She was born in Grinsby, England. She is survived by husband Benjamin D.; daughters Karen Tao, Stacey Acma and Adrienne Rapp; sons Kevin Tao and Scott Acma; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert Lee Ruley Miller

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 31, 2015
Robert Lee Ruley Miller, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired broadcaster and program director for Hawaii Public Radio with KHPR 88.1 and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Committal services: 11 a.m. Jan. 19 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. March 26 at Kailua Beach Park Second Pavilion. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Judith Ann Carvalho

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 7, 2016
Judith Ann “Pazo” Carvalho, 77, of Pahoa, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a retired city bus driver on Oahu, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Benjamin and Kurt; daughters Lisa Kealoha and Jo-Ann Carvalho; sisters Josephine Yamanaka, Edwina Venhauizen, Gloria Resmondo and Mini Bicoy; brothers Manuel and Joseph Faustina; 12 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 22 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Ted Takeo Nakamura

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 11, 2015
Ted Takeo Nakamura, 68, of Kaneohe, a retired sales manager for Windward Toyota Servco Pacific and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife LaVernne, daughter Jenelle, brothers George T. and Larry K. and sisters Janet M. Fujii and Marian A. Komoto. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Francine Kam Lin Castro

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 31, 2015
Francine Kam Lin Castro, 71, of Kaneohe died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by companion Robert Mau; sons Russell and Rodney; daughter Rose Lau; brothers Benjamin, Joseph and Raymond Lum; sisters Christina Ikeda, Lydia Au, Ada Conching and Elizabeth G. Takahashi; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 30 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Milton K. Pa

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 1, 2016
Milton K. Pa, 77, of Hoolehua, Molokai, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hoolehua. He is survived by wife Inga M.; sons Dennis Francisco, and Roubin and Raymond Bisquera; daughters Stephanie Verdugo and Carolynn Nakamura; and sisters Helene Coranowsky, Lorraine Soriano and Nalani Hose. Services in Kaunakakai, Molokai. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Engracia Degracia Dasalla

Posted On January 15th, 2016 -

Jan. 2, 2016
Engracia Degracia Dasalla, 84, of Lihue, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Demetrio; sons Gilbert, Demetrio Jr., Richard, Melanio and Jeff; daughters Thelma Dasalla, Liberty Cabalo, Gemma Castillo, Trinidad Arguilla and Patricia Alicante; sisters Herminigilda D. Perono, Josefina Z. Degracia and Honorata Verdeflor; and 39 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Services and burial to be held in the Philippines.

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Belen Dela Cruz Deuz

Posted On January 15th, 2016 -

Dec. 30, 2015
Belen Dela Cruz Deuz, 91, of Waipahu, a Diners Drive Inn retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ely W. Dela Cruz, Ray Santos and Willy Deuz; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 19 at Filipino United Church of Christ, 94-0412 Hiapo St., Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Wilfred Fukui

Posted On January 15th, 2016 -

Dec. 31, 2015
Wilfred Fukui, 83, of Kailua, a retired federal and state employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Neil, daughters Gayle Kawamura and Tracy Fukui, brother James, sister Ethel Masui and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Catalina Bernardina Sagisi Galam

Posted On January 15th, 2016 -

Dec. 27, 2015
Catalina Bernardina Sagisi Galam, 94, of Waipahu died in Waianae. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Romeo and Jerry; daughters Mystica Galam, Gliceria Sagasay, Isabel Sagisi and Placida Turcsik; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Jan. 19 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 20 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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