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Francis Kuroiwa

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Sept. 30, 2014
Francis “Kuro” Kuroiwa, 70, of Honolulu, a general contractor and owner of Kuro Builders, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marie, son Ryan, daughter Renee Tajiri, brother Glenn, sisters June Kanemura and Elsie Yoshimura, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary N. Kealoha

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Oct. 13, 2014
Mary N. Kealoha, 60, of Wailuku, a homemaker and a bus driver for Maui Economic Opportunity, died in Valley Hospital in Las Vegas. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband William “Kako” Jr.; sons William “Braddah” and Bricesen; daughters Michiko “Chiko” Oshiro and Malia, Melanie “Hanako” and Hiilani Kealoha; hanai sons Derek and Alex Kealoha, Miles Oshiro and Wilsma “Timy” Kapoi; hanai daughters Shevay Nikaido, Violet Tacang and Mabellyne Makekau; brother Lorenzo “Giggi” Cabbab; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary-Wailuku. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Doris Itoyo Tamashiro

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Oct. 4, 2014
Doris Itoyo “Dolly” Tamashiro, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by son Keith, brothers Harold and Richard Afuso, sisters Joyce Oki and Elsie Arakaki, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Mary Ellen C. Beck

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Oct. 1, 2014
Mary Ellen C. Beck, 75, of Kailua, a travel agent, died. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband John D. Jr., son Daniel M., daughter Kathryn A. Peters, brothers James H. and Daniel H. Case, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 1 at Punahou Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.

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Julian Tamayo Llantero

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Sept. 13, 2014
Julian Tamayo Llantero, 94, of Honolulu, a dishwasher and groundskeeper for Wisteria Restaurant and Ambassador Hotel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Noemi and Louie, daughters Perlita Gantala and Marilou Doropan, sister Melecia Manuel, 19 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Fusaye Kiyabu

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Sept. 18, 2014
Fusaye “Ellen” Kiyabu, 90, of Pearl City, a retiree of Ed & Don’s Candies, died in Ewa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by brothers Shigeru and Hidemi, and sister Kiyoko Tengan. Private services.

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Jean Kazuko Teshima

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Sept. 18, 2014
Jean Kazuko Teshima, 75, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lee Ann Teshima and Rhonda Harris, sister Joan Kinoshita, brother Gary Oyadomari, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Clement Simeona Burgert

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Oct. 25, 2014
Clement Simeona Burgert, 53, of Waianae died in Pu’uwai ‘o Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Saya Hermogila; father Rudolf H.; brothers Robert and Sam Asuncion, and John, Donald and Tim Kahooilihala; and sisters Francine Dawson and Tootsie Brooks. Celebration of life gathering: 9 a.m. Saturday at 94-1080 Pohakupalena St., Waianae. Services 10 a.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Juanito Batugo Agnes

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Oct. 12, 2014
Juanito Batugo Agnes, 75, of Paombong, Bulacan, Philippines, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza; daughters Ma-Fe, Ma-Caridad and Ma-Concepcion; and sisters Juana Agnes and Frene Eugenio. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Burial later in the Philippines.

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Felicidad Advincula Madriaga

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Sept. 25, 2014
Felicidad Advincula “Ising” Madriaga, 88, of Honolulu, a retired care home operator and seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philipines. She is survived by sons Alexander, Benedict, Ferdinand and Honorio Jr.; daughter Victoria Isagawa; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kathryn Sara Lee

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Oct. 16, 2014
Kathryn Sara Lee, 92, of Lihue, a retired secretary with the Carpenters & Laborers Union, died at home. She was born in Dixon, Ill. She is survived by sons Patrick and Robert; daughters Linda Lopatka, Kathy Bento and Rebecca Kruse; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Celebration-of-life Mass: 10 a.m.

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Lena Salazar Torco

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Oct. 14, 2014
Lena Salazar Torco, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired Bank of Hawaii executive secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ty K., Terrence K. and Travis K.; hanai mother Margaret Lancaster; sisters Bernie Ornellas and Anna Kennedy; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ann’s Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Emile de Planque III

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 13, 2014
Emile “Duke” de Planque III, 71, of Fairfax, Va., a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Providence, R.I. He is survived by wife Rosanna, sons Ian and Thomas, daughter Suzanne Gigliotti, brother Thomas Walker Wood, sister Michal Michelson and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery, Honolulu. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society, 2370 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu 96817; or call 800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Brad Kalani Andrade

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Aug. 31, 2014
Brad Kalani Andrade, 26, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by parents John M. and Rose L., sister Jasmine F.L. Pittman, and grandparents Robert C. DeCambra and David Andrade Sr. Celebration of life: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden, site Kehau Kukui; potluck. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Katsumi Ma Matsukawa

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Oct. 8, 2014
Katsumi Ma “Jane” Matsukawa, 97, of Honolulu, a retired state outreach worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Glenn, Edward and Michael; sister Kimiko Sugibayashi; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Church of the Crossroads. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers or monetary offerings.

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Francis Moku Malani Sr.

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Oct. 9, 2014
Francis Moku Malani Sr., 89, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served during World War II, the 1965-66 Aloha Week king, and a retired electrician with 3M and Wells Fargo, died in Honolulu. He was born in South Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Caroline; sons Francis Jr., Lloyd, Leslie and Gabriel; daughters Maria Kanoa-Medeiros and Leolander “Miki” Malani; brother Clement Sr.; sister Mona; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Chapel, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Committal service: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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James W. Trevarthen II

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 12, 2014
James W. Trevarthen II, 62, of Honolulu died. He was born in Juneau, Alaska. He is survived by brothers Michael and William, and sister Kathleen Akiona. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Stephen Gum Tim Fong

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Sept. 27, 2014
Stephen Gum Tim Fong, 38, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents William and Cynthia, and grandparent Mary K.O. Lee. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Community of Christ Church, 2319 Rose St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Casual or leisure wear. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Mary Carreira

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Oct. 10, 2014
Mary “Madeline” Carreira, 89, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Gary; daughters Barbara D. Gouveia, Valerie A. Alatasi and Verna M.C. Pacheco; brothers Demas and Phillip “Sonny” Medeiros; sisters Louise Obiedzenski, Annie Corniel, Virginia “Lee” Pocock and Margaret Madris; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 4 at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Hisako Laura Nakasone

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 26, 2014
Hisako Laura Nakasone, 93, of Hilo, a retired payroll clerk at the former Hilo Iron Works, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael and Clayton, daughter Patricia Tanimoto, brother Lyndon S. Oshiro, sisters Merle Tokeshi and Kazuko Nohara, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Holy Cross. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Bette Kai’ulani Purdy

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Sept. 15, 2014
Bette Kai’ulani Purdy, 61, of Wailuku, an automotive crew chief, died at home. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by daughter Renee Polido; brothers George, Moses, Paul and Bruce Campbell; sisters Susie Kamalani, Ruth Vilvens and Maybelle Ka’a’a; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Kaahumanu Church. Services: 2 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Laverne Kamaileohiilawe Kaapana Victor

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Sept. 26, 2014
Laverne Kamaileohiilawe Kaapana Victor, 80, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Pahala, Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gary and Gaylord, daughters Donna Christman and Ellen Victor, brothers Nalani Kaapana and Harold Ishinaga, half brother Craig Kawamoto, sister Violet Sholar, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tamio Futa

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Sept. 20, 2014
Tamio Futa, 93, of Kula, Maui, an owner and operator of Futa Lures, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Stanley, Stephen, Gerald and Dwayne; daughter Sheryl Futa-Kong; brothers Shinji, Roy and Suna; sister Kyoko Mizota; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Errol Opuulani Hind

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Errol Opuulani Hind, also known as “Earl” and “Skeezo,” 70, of Honolulu, a Waikiki beach boy, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katharine; sons Aaron and Troy; brothers Ralph, Wayne and Keith; sisters Sheila Hanohano, Iwalani Waite and Lovely Hind; and a grandchild. Scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Thursday at Kuhio Beach.

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Clara Toshiko Nishioka

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Oct. 8, 2014
Clara Toshiko Nishioka, 94, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis K., son Clyde M., daughters Sherron T. Iopa and Lynnette S. Sakamoto, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jeanette Tomeko Sato

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Oct. 8, 2014
Jeanette Tomeko Sato, 85, of Wailuku, a pantry worker for Maui hotels including the Hilton, Sheraton, Marriott and Maui Surf, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Floyd, daughters Edna Shimabukuro and Gwen Guerrero, brother Kumeo Murayama, sisters Tsuyako and Tomiko Murayama, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Darrin K. Yamamoto

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Sept. 20, 2014
Darrin K. Yamamoto, 48, of Ewa Beach, a Times Supermarket produce manager at the Beretania Street store, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Valerie Chun, father Kenneth K., mother Betsy T. and brothers Darryl, Lance and Aren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Takao Harano

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Sept. 18, 2014
Takao “Harry” Harano, 90, of Honolulu, a retired engineer for the Department of the Army, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Tetsuo. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Hirao

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Sept. 19, 2014
Richard “Dick” Hirao, 93, of Honolulu, owner of Nisshodo Mochiya, shihan of Koboji Dojo and an Army veteran, died in Care Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bessie M.; son Michael T.; daughters Elaine H. Koanui, Dianne K. Brooks and Doreen A. Hirao-Doo; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Nov. 4 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. (Original Oct. 19 services rescheduled.) Casual attire. No flowers.

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Harue Oshiro

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Aug. 31, 2014
Harue Oshiro, 85, of Honolulu, a former dental assistant and retired KC Drive Inn waitress, died. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Joyce Nishimura and Shelly Kuramoto, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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