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Joseph Heneralau

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 27, 2014
Joseph Henerelau, 79, of Honolulu, a retired construction mason and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by hanai daughter Shana Kahele, sister Rosaline E. Bray and brother Matthew. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Sept. 26 at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Karen Lanke

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Sept. 7, 2014
Karen Lanke, 70, of Honolulu, owner of The Honolulu Bridge Club, died in Honolulu. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband Richard and brother Rick Hazen. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Honolulu Elks Lodge, Waikiki.

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Edward Pereira

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Sept. 15, 2014
Edward “Ed” Pereira, 88, of Hilo, an apartment proprietor in Hilo, a Civil Air Patrol captain and an Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Frances Iwalani G. “Ruby,” daughters Edie Kahula and Mari Frances K., brother Bobby and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jane Tomoe Izutsu

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 31, 2014
Jane Tomoe Izutsu, 94, of Aiea, a retired procurement clerk for Hickam Air Force Base, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Craig K. and daughter Cathy H. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Katherine Jane Lawrence

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 1, 2014
Katherine Jane Lawrence, 78, of Kailua, a caregiver, died in Kailua. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. She is survived by sisters Hilda Mendonca and Lorraine Vasconcellos, and brothers Freddy, Joseph, William and Robert. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lillian R. Robello

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 2, 2014
Lillian R. “Tim Hau” Robello, 75, of Pearl City, a cashier, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Margaret Nagy. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Joseph Makia Kau

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

May 17, 2014
Joseph Makia Kau, 47, of El Paso, Texas, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joseph M. Jr. and Miguel E., daughter Amberly N., brothers James S. and Hanakai, and sisters Catherine Thomkinson, Jewel H. Jackson and Jamie L. Shim. Services and scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Sept. 27 at Sand Island Beach Park. Casual attire.

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Carlene Lilia Lee

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 15, 2014
Carlene Lilia Lee, 70, of Hutchinson, Kan., formerly of Kaneohe, a retired telecommunications operator at the Queen’s Medical Center and Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, died in Kansas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Aaron and Kevin, daughters Tracie A. Kon and Cheriene Ramirez, 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Garden of Reflection. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Grace Fulton Chase

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
Grace Fulton Chase, 90, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died. She was born in Sandusky, Ohio. She is survived by daughters Cathy Cozzen and Cynthia Chase. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Alma Ampana Sison

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 11, 2014
Alma Ampana Sison, 52, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Alcala, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by parents Alfredo C. Sr. and Manuela A.; brothers Alfredo A. Jr., Rogelio A., Danilo A. and Jerry A.; and sisters Dolores S. Dalit, Marina S. Clemente and Shirley S. Verma. Private services.

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Amy Chiyoko Kawano

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 14, 2014
Amy Chiyoko Kawano, 97, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a vegetable farmer, former photographer, Japanese-language instructor and piano teacher, died in Kailua-Kona. She was born in Kainaliu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Wendell and Ray; brothers Tatsumi, Herbert and Francis Oue; sister Patricia Oue; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kamuela Hongwanji Mission.

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Yo Kyong Lee

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 17, 2014
Yo Kyong Lee, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband William; sons Sang Shik, Hung Keun, Nam Sik and Victor; brother Wong San Shin; sister June Shin; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Ronald Lawrence Costa

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Sept. 9, 2014
Ronald Lawrence Costa, 58, of Ewa Beach, a former Army private, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Robert L., sister Valerie Gary and caregiver and sister-in-law Yolanda Costa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services and burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jean Ann Strumph

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 27, 2014
Jean Ann Strumph, 59, of Kailua died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Van Wert, Ohio. She is survived by husband Jim and brothers Dr. J.B. Sampsell and Mark Carey. Private services.

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Tatsuo Kawauchi

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July 3, 2014
Tatsuo “Toppy” Kawauchi, 98, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County working foreman mechanic and an Army veteran who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, Company F, during World War II, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Piihonua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Alvin and Brian, daughters Judy Fujishige and Bertha Mashiyama, sister Kazuko Mishima and nine grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Tsuneo Mikaru

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
Tsuneo Mikaru, 93, of Hawi, Hawaii, a retired painting contractor, former Kohala Sugar Co. employee and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. He was born in Halaula, Hawaii. He is survived by sister Geraldine Nagahisa. No services. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

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Patrick Dieudonne

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 11, 2014
Patrick Dieudonne, 62, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Jean-Yves and sisters Catherine Poulanges and Nathalie Adrian. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mouna Farm Arts & Cultural Village, 85-485-A Waianae Valley Road. For directions, call 393-7683, 524-8416 or visit online at mounafarm.org.

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Masato Tanabe

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 7, 2014
Masato “Kenneth” Tanabe, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Motors parts clerk, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Clyde K., daughter Shirley F. Lee, sister Jane Tatsuta, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Elwina Shirley Pualani Spencer Keomaka

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 26, 2014
Elwina Shirley Pualani Spencer Keomaka, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Safeway Manoa cashier, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph; sons Lemuel, Jowin, Dwayne, Elwyn, Daven and Lanson; 23 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 27 at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kiyoshi Nakae

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
Kiyoshi Nakae, 92, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired maintenance employee at Coco Palms Hotel and an Army veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by daughters Karen Uyesono and Allison Ageno, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 27 at Lihue Hongwanij Mission. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

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Sterling Kealanui Foster

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 30, 2014
Sterling Kealanui Foster, 51, of Ewa Beach, a Home Depot employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christine G.; daughter Dalvena Gomez; mother Helen K.; brothers Edwin, Ryan, Floyd, Wynster and Godwyn; and sisters Ramona Kepo’o and Airnette Chung. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Herman Kaanaana Waa

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

July 14, 2014
Herman Kaanaana Waa, 60, of Kaneohe, a heavy equipment operator, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Herman Tisalona and Herbert and Harold Waa; daughters Bernadean, Stacey and Shannon; brothers Sam and Wayne, and Darren Dacosin; sister Tele Acedo; and 17 grandchildren. For service information, contact Herb at 349-9622 or Herman at 509-834-8132.

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Brian Y.K. Kim

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 28, 2014
Brian Y.K. Kim, 43, of Honolulu, an insurance sales employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Raymond M. and Beatrice F. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Alban’s Chapel, ‘Iolani School. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the ‘Iolani School Advancement Office, 563 Kamoku St., Honolulu, HI 96826. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Charles Kazuo Nishioka

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 19, 2014
Charles Kazuo “Charley” Nishioka, 99, of Mililani, owner and operator of Charley’s Wholesale Auto Parts and Charley’s Car Care Center, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Saxon H., daughter Elaine A. Yoshioka, brother Wilfred M., sister Gladys S. Yamada, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Nida Valiente Gervacio

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
Nida Valiente Gervacio, 57, of Keaau, Hawaii, a registered nurse at Ka’u Hospital, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Dominador M., mother Dolores Valiente, sister Cecelia Valiente and brothers Nicasio and Rubina Valiente. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Lewis Kisei Yogi

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 31, 2014
Lewis Kisei Yogi, 92, of Honolulu, a retired appraiser doing business as Lewis Yogi Realty, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Alyce J.; sons Dudley K., Dean K. and Davis K.; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

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George Tokushige Kobashigawa

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
George Tokushige “Cobra” Kobashigawa, 86, of Kailua, a retired King Kleaners route supervisor, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Clyde, Craig, Clayt, Corwin and Cy; daughters Rona Springer, Raelyn Kobashigawa and Rodelle Shiraishi; and sister Helen Shimabuku. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Buddhist services: 12:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Miyeko Ogawa

Posted On September 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 2, 2014
Miyeko Ogawa, 93, of Honolulu died in Aiea. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Dennis Irie and Leighton Ogawa, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Malvern Gilmartin III

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July 8, 2014
Malvern Gilmartin III, 62, of Watsonville, Calif., a storage facility manager and an Air Force veteran, died in Watsonville. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by sister Dale M. and brother Ian H. Services held in Watsonville. No flowers. Donations suggested to Watsonville Public Library.

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Shoji Kuroda

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Sept. 1, 2014
Shoji Kuroda, 90, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist and an Army veteran, died in the VA Center for Aging. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Suzanne, sons Howard and Edward, daughter Darlene M. Lucas, sisters Betty Miyashiro and Myra Hall, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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