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Doris Elizabeth Jacobson

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 18, 2013
Doris Elizabeth Jacobson, 90, of Waipahu, a retired florist, died in Waipahu. She was born in Earl-ville, Ill. She is survived by daughters Carol Jacobson and Suzanne Reyes, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kevin Darryl Kenui Kasparovitch

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Kevin Darryl Kenui Kasparovitch, 59, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner and operator of Kenui Aloha Lei Greeters, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Keith and Cass, and sister Cathy Arnold. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 28 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Mass: 10 a.m. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Jan. 11, 2015 at Oahu Cemetery. Family requests lei to be worn in honor of Kevin.

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Pui Leung Lau

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Pui Leung Lau, 70, of Honolulu, a former Outrigger Hotel housekeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Yue Yan; son Tony; daughters Judy Nishimura and Amy Lau; brothers Yue, Pui Yun and Danny Lau; and sisters Pui Chan Lee and McTina Lau. Visitation and Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Harry Makalena Sr.

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 14, 2013
Harry “G Boy” Makalena Sr., 84, of Waimanalo, a retired Lewers & Cooke heavy equipment operator, a Marine Corps veteran who served in the KoreanWar and a Purple Heart recipient, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cyrilla K., son Harry N. Jr., daughters Holly K. Makalena and Renee W. Koa, brother Gary “Gabby,” nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 27 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: noon. Graveside services: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Hisao Yabusaki

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 13, 2013
Hisao Yabusaki, 95, of Honolulu, a retired civil engineer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen T., sons Donn and Steven, daughter Lynne Ebisui, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment at a later date. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Noel Arcadio Andaya

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Noel Arcadio Andaya, 49, of Lihue, a bus driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Brysen K., daughter Tehane N. Curammeng-Andaya, parents Ernest and Mining, brothers Rafael and Dennis, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Koloa Missionary Church. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Herbert E. Markle Jr.

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Herbert E. “Buddy” Markle Jr., 81, of Waipahu, a retiree of the Army National Guard and the state Harbor Police, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Charles B., James E.P., Timothy W., David G., Antonio D. and Issac M.; daughters Mariquita L. Arambula, Dolores R. Musquez and Melissa A. Lanier; brother Glenn W.; sisters Audrey H. Shimabukuro and Iris B. Poepoe; 23 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Noel Yukawa

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Noel Yukawa, 54, of Honolulu, a painting contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Tyson Faria, Jason Dias and Christopher Yukawa; mother Kazuko; brothers Dennis and Leighton; sisters Mei Ling Agno and Lynette Kline-Yukawa; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Yvonne Marie Aranda

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Yvonne Marie Aranda, 74, of Waipahu, a Bank of Hawaii retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rosalino “Buffo,” brother Cecil Santos Jr. and sister Leilani E. Teruya. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Faye Allison Massey

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Faye Allison Massey, 75, of Kahului, a paralegal, an escrow officer and an artist, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Virginia. She is survived by sonWade Harada; daughters Susan Z. Schweiner, Tara Z. Denham and Stefany H. Veiga; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Contact Stefany at 443-540-8499 for service and donation information. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Constantina Butac Balanay

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Constantina Butac “Ostang” Balanay, 89, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Andres, Rudy, Jaime, Rey and Jeoffrey; daughters Leonida Balanay, Adelia Butac, Lucena Raquel, Belen Udani, Aling Compton and Nerlita Bachman; 26 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 28 at Valley of the Temples chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Jo Murray

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 16, 2013
Mary Jo Murray, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Mid-Pacific Institute teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by daughter Lisa Murray-Smith and two grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Central Union Church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Mary Armina Wahineomao Clemente

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 26, 2013
Mary Armina Wahineomao Clemente, 81, of Wahiawa died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Koolaupoko. She is survived by sons Douglas Lee, Patrick and John H. Clemente, and Buddy and John Kalahiki; daughters Stephanie E. and Lynette U. Clemente, Leslie I. Cunning, Darlene N. Kalahiki, Christine G.L. Leialoha, Pamela M. Mendoza and Marie A. Tubbs; sisters Nellie Kamaile and Harriet Mahoe; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Flowers welcome.

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Daniel Koyei Oshiro

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Daniel Koyei “Danny” Oshiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Corp. crane operator and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Glenn K., daughters Marilyn M. Sue and Naomi Oshiro, sister Grace M. Ueunten, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Margaret Kuhea Contento

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Margaret Kuhea Contento, 83, of Kailua-Kona, a retired booking agent and owner of Contento Travel in Menlo Park, Calif., a hula dancer for Kumu Keala Ching and a Hawaiian Pine Cannery guide, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Antonio Jr.; son Bradley; sisters Agnes Lee, Virginia Thames and Lei Akina; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Dec. 27 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Graveside services and burial: 9 a.m. Casual attire.

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William R. Perreira

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
William R. Perreira, also known as “Bill” and “Richael,” 77, of Honolulu, owner of W & H Masonry Inc. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Taeko, son James W., daughter Jill L. Santos and three grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Ryan Kaiponahea Dole

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 6, 2013
Ryan Kaiponahea “Kaipo” Dole, 55, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Debbie Passos; brothers Maynard, “Chubbs” Jr., Michael and Matthew Kwock; and sister Holly Ann Kwock-Kaleohano. Celebration of life: 8 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Ry-Lee Sele-Pang

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Ry-Lee Sele-Pang, 1, of Hilo died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Tyaony Luis-Kahalioumi and Lolilo Sele-Pang; sister Ty-Lee Cadaoas; and grandparents Kristen and Tara Kahalioumi, and Luella Pang. Services: noon Sunday at Wailoa State Park, Pavilion 3.

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Mary Kazuko Hayashi

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Mary Kazuko Hayashi, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Randall N.,David I. and Alden M.; brothers Mitsuo and Yukio Yamane, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Charlene M. Santiago

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 19, 2013
Charlene M. Santiago, 70, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Rodney A., son Nio “Teto” Lealao, daughters Carole A. and Mary A., brothers Ronald F. Davin and James Alcover, sister Marilyn Langsi and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11 a.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Joseph Pa Kahikina

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 6, 2013
Joseph Pa “Joe” Kahikina, 73, of Newport News, Va., a retired civil service engineer and a retired Army first sergeant, died in Newport News. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joey K. and Kevin J., daughter Stacey K., brothers Milton and Wendell “Moi” Kanehe, sister Jeanette Allianic and a grandchild. Committal services: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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David Shigeo Sugimoto

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 24, 2013
David Shigeo Sugimoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired air traffic control specialist for the Federal Aviation Administration and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 522nd Field Artillery, during World War II, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Beatrice K. Tarumoto Sugimoto, daughter Susan D. Yoza, sisters Nora M. Ideta and Helen Y. Tomita, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Michie E. Kiyonaga

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 12, 2013
Michie E. Kiyonaga, 85, of Aiea died in Las Vegas. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Tsueno, son Kevin, daughter Joy Takenouchi, sisters Evelyn Wakata and Akiko Enomoto, and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Edward Hideshi Tokunaga

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Edward Hideshi Tokunaga, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply chemist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mae, son Scott and sisters Haruye Fujii, Hanaye Tokunaga and Kazuye Kawachi. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kwan Fong Lee

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Kwan Fong Lee, 96, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Melvin, brother Mew Lun Lum, sister Goon Yee Lum, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Samuel Torres

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Samuel Torres, 64, of Honolulu, a bartender and server at Oahu Country Club, died at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Drs. Ignacio and Mariano; and sisters Natividad Lagaso, Pacita Delos Reyes, Cila Harp and Ignacia Craddock. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at Borthwick Mortuary. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tadashi Hashimoto

Posted On December 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Tadashi “Ted” Hashimoto, 88, of Wailua, Kauai, a Kauai County truck driver, died at home. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Donald Jesse McMillen

Posted On December 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Donald Jesse McMillen, 66, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Manu Kai measurement systems branch supervisor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lexington, Ky. He is survived by wife Mary Ann T., son Micah K., brother James O. and sisters Patricia M. Adams and Lela M. Duff. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Parish, Kekaha. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to be held a later date. Casual attire.

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Michael Y. Murakami

Posted On December 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 25, 2013
Michael Y. Murakami, 52, of Wahiawa, an Air Force veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Rhys Holmburg, parents Howard and Kunie Ishii, brothers James and David, and sister Frances Sandry. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m.

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Grace Hiroko Ochiai

Posted On December 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Grace Hiroko Ochiai, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Coast Guard accounting clerk, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dean and Kent, brothers James and Francis Ono, sister Margie Hatori and a grandchild. Private services.

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