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Lily Leilani Hassel Soberano

Posted On April 23rd, 2015 -

April 4, 2015
Lily Leilani Hassel Soberano, 86, of Kaaawa, a Liberty House employee, died in Kaaawa. She was born in Kaaawa. She is survived by sons Gabriel Hassel and Peter and Robert Soberano; daughters Mona Morris and Frances Dinnan; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Sunday at Kaaawa Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Paul Carmichael

Posted On April 23rd, 2015 -

April 3, 2015
Paul Carmichael, 63, of Kailua-Kona died. He was born in Bamboo, Fla. He is survived by daughter Pauline Carmichael-Shopay, son Jimmy, stepson Jeffery Delatorre, father Ned, sister Ruth Calise and a grandchild. Private services.

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John Louis Lakes

Posted On April 23rd, 2015 -

April 4, 2015
John Louis Lakes, 85, of Kapolei, co-owner and broker of Lakes Realty in California and a retired Air Force senior master sergeant, died in Kapolei, and his wife, Mary Pauline Lakes, 80, also of Kapolei, co-owner and broker of Lakes Realty and a romance novelist, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in McKees Rocks, Pa. She was born in Needles, Calif. They are survived by sons Michael, Daniel and Robert; daughter Jeanette Karas; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters Wanda White, Patricia Wilkinson and Linda Mullen. Committal services: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Thomas Tatnall

Posted On April 23rd, 2015 -

April 8, 2015
Thomas Tatnall, 70, of Wahiawa, a photographer and an Air Force veteran, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by companion Josefina Manansala. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: borthwickoahu. com.

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Charlene C. Corniel

Posted On April 23rd, 2015 -

April 1, 2015
Charlene C. Corniel, 68, of North Port, Fla., former owner of Corniel & Associates, died in Port Charlotte, Fla. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Bert, daughters Janet P. Corniel and Kimberly K. Hussey, brother Dr. Kenneth Carlson and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Pauline Lakes

Posted On April 23rd, 2015 -

April 5, 2015
John Louis Lakes, 85, of Kapolei, co-owner and broker of Lakes Realty in California and a retired Air Force senior master sergeant, died in Kapolei, and his wife, Mary Pauline Lakes, 80, also of Kapolei, co-owner and broker of Lakes Realty and a romance novelist, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in McKees Rocks, Pa. She was born in Needles, Calif. They are survived by sons Michael, Daniel and Robert; daughter Jeanette Karas; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters Wanda White, Patricia Wilkinson and Linda Mullen. Committal services: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Gerard Kapuhealani Ulii

Posted On April 23rd, 2015 -

March 23, 2015
Gerard Kapuhealani Ulii, 52, of Hauula died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rachael L.; brother Jesse Dudoit; and sisters Regana Ulii, Moselyn Akau and Felicia Tausinga. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Congregational Church. Casual attire.

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Angelito E. Abut

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 8, 2015
Angelito E. Manuwai Abut, 70, of Honolulu, a retired construction worker, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Bryon Bigrigg; daughters Monalisa Gonda-Schull, Bernadette Doolittle, Philomena C. Fely Abut and Alysha Alkire; brothers Michael E. Abut and Isidoro and Clarence Gabriel; sisters Eleanor DeJesus, Carmelita Jean Lumauag, Florence Matsukado, Fely Gabriel and Leah Castillo; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Fort DeRussy. Casual attire. Loose flowers or lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Richard Dennis Ragunton

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

March 15, 2015
Richard Dennis Gang Ragunton, 57, of Waipahu, a retired independent contractor and an Air Force veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Richard D. Jr.; daughters Emily J. Quirantes and Jennifer L. Ragunton; brothers Robert A., Luis J. and Dwight T.; sisters Gwendolyn L. Barba, Linda Lee, Laura Ferreira, Joanne Strohlin and Pina Ramos; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Cas- ual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lappo Aiti

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 10, 2015
Lappo Aiti, 53, of Kailua-Kona, a maintenance employee, died in Nakamaru Hale. He was born in Ailuk, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Kiomi Alfred; sons Linton and Lines Kaious, and Allen Langneo; daughters Rosylie Edward, Elma Langneo, Emita River and Mona Alfred; brothers Brown, Hilai and Anious Kaious; and sisters Valerie Kaious, Litty Alfre and Autry Janer. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Naalehu County Cemetery. Graveside services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Annette Kehaulani Maeda Reyes

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 5, 2015
Annette Kehaulani Maeda Reyes, 71, of Los Angeles, an educator, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Norberto Buddy, sons Sean and Kyle, daughter Noreen Noble, mother Rose Maeda, brothers Danny and Alvin, sister Sylvia Maile Hussey and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward, 55-524 Hawi Road, Hawi, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery, Kohala. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Annette Reyes Memorial Scholarship Fund, giveforward.com/fundraiser/s2d8/memorial-scholarship-fund#.

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Melvin Dickens

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 12, 2015
Melvin Dickens, 72, of Lawai, Kauai, a honeybee keeper and remover, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Lawai Kaiwi, daughter Christie Moli, sister Madeline and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Friday at Kauai Bible Church. Casual attire.

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Delbert Mark Silva

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 12, 2015
Delbert Mark Silva, 63, of Lawai, Kauai, a state Department of Health vector control section retiree, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Theresa Ann, sons Caleb and Cyrus, daughters Candida Landagora and Christie Silva, sister Jolyn Gisclard and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Lawai Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Isami Hanai

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 18, 2015
Richard Isami Hanai, 88, of Aiea, an Army veteran who served in World War II and a retired Dole Cannery production control supervisor, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlotte Y.; son Steven; daughters Natalie Hanai, Kathleen Hanai-Lee and Shelly Fukuyama; sisters Doris Hanai and Florence K. Umehira; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Kyle Derek Steinhoff

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Kyle Derek Steinhoff, 58, of Kohala, Hawaii, formerly of Oahu, an entrepreneur, died in the Queens Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella; son Eric; daughters Olivia and Isabel; mother F. Shirley; brothers Darren, Shawn and Troy; and sisters Darylynn, Shirlynn, Sonya and Deana Maili. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional services to be held at a later date on Hawaii. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Mark Francis Hoffman

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 20, 2015
Mark Francis Hoffman, 54, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Honolulu, a chiropractor and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Nevada. He was born in Conklin, N.Y. He is survived by wife Ada Miyake-Hoffman, son Shane Okugauchi, daughters Kaylani Hoffman and Charisse Okugauchi, parents Charles Bud and Joan, sister LuAnne Howard and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Flora K. Yashiro

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Flora K. Flo Yashiro, 85, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Roy, sons Jerrold and Neil, daughter Candace Stahl, brother Don Yamaguchi, sister Lorraine Thorne and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Walter Panila Kahiwa Jr.

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

March 9, 2015
Walter Panila Boy Kahiwa Jr., 66, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, and Milolii, Hawaii, a retired educator for Kamehameha Schools, Honaunau and Konawaena middle schools, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Napoopoo, Hawaii. He is survived by hanai son StevenKalei Kahiwa-Kakalia, hanai daughter SherrieBelinda Kahiwa-Kakalia, brothers Arnold and Keith, and sisters Brenda and Belinda. Services: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday at Kahikolu Church. Additional services: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday at Milolii Halau. Scattering of ashes to follow at Milolii. Casual attire. Lei or loose flowers welcome. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Angela Young

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 2, 2015
Angela Young, 44, of Lawai, Kauai, a Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital labor and delivery unit registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Memphis, Tenn. She is survived by husband Zachary, stepsons Riley and Evan, and sisters Vicki Lassiter and Elizabeth Sheve. Gathering: noon-4 p.m. Saturday at National Tropical Botanical Garden visitor center, across from Spouting Horn. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Angela Young Scholarship Fund for Healthcare Professionals.

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Bernice Quintal Kanui

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

March 9, 2015
Bernice Quintal Kanui, 80, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by sons Jeffrey, Niki Jr., John and Corine Kanui, and Mike Mole; daughters Phyllis Medina and Lola Kanui; brother Sonny Quintal; sisters Helen Hun, Violet Johnson and Lydia Yarborgh; 24 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave., Waianae. Celebration of life: 1:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bronte Kaleolani A. Acosta Kaohelaulii

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Bronte Kaleolani A. Acosta Kaohelaulii, 21, of Makaweli, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Jacob Kalei; parents Nelson and Harvette Acosta; brothers Nelson and Athens Acosta; sisters Natasha Saia, Sunni Hew and Shai-lein and Ari Acosta; and grandparents Harry and Wendy Kaneakua, and Bobby Bumanglag. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 2 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaheo Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Hawaiian Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Leighton L. Kawai

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 5, 2015
Leighton L. Kawai, 67, of Waianae, a retired principal, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kaena, Kaimi and Kanoa; daughter Kanani; brothers Lem Aweau and Jim and Vaughn Kawai; and 13 grandchildren; Services: 5-9 p.m. Saturday at Farrington High School cafeteria. Maroon and white attire.

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Alex Valenton Maximo Jr.

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

March 20, 2015
Alex Valenton AJ Maximo Jr., 26, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Clara, Calif. He is survived by parents Alex Maximo and Joan Valenton, brothers Andrew and Jeremy, and sister Jasmine. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Anselmo Poblete

Posted On April 22nd, 2015 -

April 14, 2015
Anselmo Poblete, 88, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Cavite, Philippines. He is survived by wife Cresencia; sons Adrian and Roberto; daughters Florence Poblete-Enriquez, Dr. Precy Camagay and Cyril Domingo; hanai son Julius Karganilla; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Christine Nee Moi Ling

Posted On April 21st, 2015 -

April 4, 2015
Christine Nee Moi Ling, 88, of Honolulu, a public health educator for the state Department of Health, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Alan M. and sister Juliette S.H. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sue S. Hashimoto

Posted On April 21st, 2015 -

March 8, 2015
Sue S. Hashimoto, 85, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Robert T. “Koshan,” daughter Roberta Miyahira, brothers Norito and Jay Yukutake, and sisters Carol Fujikami and Aiko Motogawa. Private services.

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Hiroshi Mashiyama

Posted On April 21st, 2015 -

March 16, 2015
Hiroshi Mashiyama, 81, of Hilo, a retired electrical engineer for the Navy Public Works and a former state Highways Division employee, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Dee Lee, sons Ken and Keith, and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Philip Limahana Hiapo Jr.

Posted On April 21st, 2015 -

March 16, 2015
Philip Limahana Hiapo Jr., 59, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Gwendolyn and brother Jon Kalani. Private services.

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Violet Seu Mau

Posted On April 21st, 2015 -

April 14, 2015
Violet Seu Mau, 92, of Honolulu, a retired elementary school teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David K.F., sister Hazel Fantz and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Yae Higa

Posted On April 21st, 2015 -

April 2, 2015
Yae “Ethel” Higa, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Scott Shoe Co. shoemaker, died at home. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by sons William S., Howard S. and Frederick H.; brothers Kenyu, Kenso and Morio Tokuda; sister Kiyo Matsuzaki; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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