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James Masanobu Miyashiro

Posted On October 13th, 2014 -

Sept. 23, 2014
James Masanobu Miyashiro, 92, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died in a private care home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Nancy; sons Gordon, Merl and Kent; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tammi Lee Andersland

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Oct. 7, 2014
Tammi Lee Andersland, 51, of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, a freelance writer and Navy veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in California. She is survived by son Aaron, daughter Kendall, sister Leslie Twomey and a grandchild. Private services.

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Gerald Alan Wharton

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Aug. 28, 2014
Gerald Alan “Jerry” Wharton, 77, of Aiea, a retired supervising instrument technician at Hawaiian Electric, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla “Penny”; son Jay; daughters Lisa Ann Cabang and Susan Cobbs; brothers Edward, Roger, Tommy and Bobbie; sister Sharon; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Martha Levy Ho

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Sept. 17, 2014
Martha Levy Ho, 94, of Honolulu, formerly of Kaneohe, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Douglas and Anthony “Tony”; daughter Darlene; brothers Harold and Arvel Levy; sisters Clara Jellings, Johanna Aubee, Mae DuFord, Evelyn Apicerno, Ginger Chai and Jerry Wolfgramm; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Services: 4:30 p.m. Private inurnment to be held at a later date.

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Gertrude Yaeko Nakahara

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Oct. 10, 2014
Gertrude Yaeko Nakahara, 83, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Henry M. Dutro, brother Henry Nomura, sister Margaret Dutro and a grandchild. Private services.

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Corazon Calixtro Batara

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Sept. 7, 2014
Corazon Calixtro “Cora” Batara, 68, of Honolulu, a Waikiki Gateway Hotel housekeeper, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Steve, Charles and Clifford; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Chapel, Kaneohe. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: Noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Milton Yoji Yanagawa

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Sept. 28, 2014
Milton Yoji Yanagawa, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American World Airways sales representative as well as an employee for Japan Airlines and Japan Travel Bureau, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Judy S. Buntin, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Dorothy Misao Jitchaku

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Sept. 19, 2014
Dorothy Misao Jitchaku, 90, of Waipahu, a retired Zippy’s employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Calvin; daughter Marjorie; brothers Richard and Robert Shimabukuro; sisters Hazel Shimabukuro, Nancy Higa and Florence Nakama; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ayako Okamitsu

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Sept. 12, 2014
Ayako Okamitsu, 93, of Lanai, a retired teller at First Hawaiian Bank-Lanai, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Sonja “Emi” Tyau, Nancy Sakamura and Aileen Lastimosa; brothers Walter Manriki and Richard Akamichi; sister Itsuko Omoto; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sanny Arinzana Domingo

Posted On October 13th, 2014 -

Sept. 14, 2014
Sanny Arinzana “Agoy” Domingo, 84, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Samuel and Franklin; daughters Evelyn Solaita, Fe Drapesa, Carolyn Cabjuan and Rose Dela Cruz; sisters Antonia Velez and Romana Castro; 23 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Grace Mitsuko Kagawa

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Oct. 8, 2014
Grace Mitsuko Kagawa, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Straub Clinic & Hospital chief medical technologist, died in Manoa Cottage Kaimuki. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Gary, brother Noboru Oishi and sister Akiye Oishi. Private services.

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Shigeyoshi Okazaki

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Sept. 21, 2014
Shigeyoshi Okazaki, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Thomas. Private services.

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Connie Sabate Estocondo

Posted On October 13th, 2014 -

Sept. 19, 2014
Connie Sabate Estocondo, 94, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Larry, Ronald, Michael and Earl Sabate; daughters Cynthia Rogers, Priscilla Grace and Cammy Sabate; 40 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; and 30 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:15 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Paulette Nohealani Kahalepuna

Posted On October 13th, 2014 -

Sept. 21, 2014
Paulette Nohealani “Aunty Pu’u” Kahalepuna, 69, of Honolulu, owner of Na Lima Mili Hulu No’eau, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by son Rodney H., hanai son Lance Katahara, daughter Mele K. Chun, brother Paul K. Kekuewa, hanai brother Hoku Beltz, sister Nyla U. McKinzie and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kamehameha Schools, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com

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Manuel M. Roberts

Posted On October 13th, 2014 -

Sept. 12, 2014
Manuel M. “Mango” Roberts, 51, of Waikane, a farmer and fisherman, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Henry and Violet; brothers Harvey and Dustin; and sisters Cynthia Hopkins, Minnieann Roberts, Candy Chock, Lowry Parr and Penny Rapoza. Visitation and services: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Roberts family home in Waikane Valley.

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Tuivale Faumui

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Sept. 24, 2014
Tuivale Faumui, 59, of Honolulu, a former truck driver for Western Port Co., died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Gagaifo-Lefaga, Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Julia; sons Venu, Oga and Salua Faumui, and Andrew Caldwell; daughters Tafale Tuivaiave, Tuileva Faumui-Fiame and Pearl Faumui; brothers Tuvale, Iosefa and Taase; sisters Tafa and Toafa; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Central Samoa Assembly of God Church in Kalihi. Services: 5 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Oct. 20 at the church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Dennis Paul Alexander Kealoha

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Sept. 25, 2014
Dennis Paul Alexander Kealoha, 61, of Waianae, a state culinary instructor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Ed, Leroy, Artland and Sheldon Kealoha, and Eugene Apana. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Chapel. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: woolseymortuary@hotmail.com.

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Bernice Spencer

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Sept. 26, 2014
Bernice Spencer, 79, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alexander Jr.; daughters Cynthia Ramos, Priscilla Bode and Pamela Carter; sisters Dolores Liwai and Elenor Cambra; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church, 46-129 Haiku Road. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Aurelio Calderon Felipe

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Sept. 16, 2014
Aurelio Calderon Felipe, 66, of Honolulu, a Trans Quality employee and an Aloha Stadium employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Norma M.; sons Alexander and Albert; daughters Arleen Ancheta and Angie Felipe; brothers Macario, Nemesio, Benigno and Avelino; sisters Dolly Capili, Teodora Viloria and Fina Salvador; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Services and burial to be held in the Philippines. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sam Lam

Posted On October 13th, 2014 -

Sept. 13, 2014
Sam Lam, 91, of Honolulu, a gift shop owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Shantou, China. He is survived by wife Saimee; sons Ping and Raymond Lam; daughters Doris Tam, Angeline Chan and Anita Chiu; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Mortuary. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Robert Patrick Staszkow

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Sept. 18, 2014
Robert Patrick “Bob” Staszkow, 78, of Kailua, a retired American Cyanamid territory manager and a U.S. Department of Agriculture agricultural inspector for the Honolulu Airport, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Lou; sons Dean M., Russell R., Mark A. and Scott B.; daughter Tammy M.; brother Ronald; sisters Leonora Lopez and Kay Dennehy; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Elsie Shizue Fontanilla

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Sept. 24, 2014
Elsie Shizue Fontanilla, 96, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Raymond and Richard, and five grandchildren. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tazuko Maeda Masaki

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Sept. 25, 2014
Tazuko Maeda Masaki, 81, of Aiea, a retired federal government supply clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son David, daughter Lynn Sato, sister Chidori Yoshimoto and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Clara Pantorilla Tacub

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Oct. 7, 2014
Clara Pantorilla Tacub, 84, of Kekaha, Kauai, a self-employed retired hairdresser, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Edward “Eddie Boy” and Howard, daughter Arlene “Tita,” sisters Shirley P. Martin and Emily P. Paruginog, 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Kekaha. Mass: 11 a.m. Gathering to follow at Waimea Neighborhood Center. Casual attire.

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Roy C. Fukushima

Posted On October 13th, 2014 -

Sept. 26, 2014
Roy C. Fukushima, 80, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Janet; sons Glenn, Kurt and Troy; daughter Doreen Akiona; brother Ryoichi Fukushima; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Francis Hajime Masatani

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Sept. 6, 2014
Francis Hajime Masatani, 82, of Pearl City, a retired salesman and an Army veteran, died in a private care home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by niece Stacy Caswell. Private services.

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Stanley Mitsuo Wakayama

Posted On October 12th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Stanley Mitsuo Wakayama, 89, of Wailua House Lots, Kauai, a Department of Water retiree and an Army veteran who served in the Military Intelligence Service, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Ruth; son Scot; daughter Laura; brother Jack; sisters Miyako Betty Yama, Kate Watase, Grace Munechika and Irene Matsuda; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Lihue Christian Church. Celebration of life service: 3:30 p.m.

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Genevieve Marques Bertelmann

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Sept. 18, 2014
Genevieve Marques Bertelmann, 94, of Honolulu, part owner of Bertelmann Electric, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaimuki. She is survived by sons Fred and Clyde, hanai son Charles Bob, sister Ethel Spinola, 22 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Committal service: 12:30 p.m.

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Roy Tamotsu Nako

Posted On October 12th, 2014 -

Sept. 19, 2014
Roy Tamotsu Nako, 86, of Kihei, Maui, formerly of Makawao, Maui, a retired employee of Anne Carter and the Carter Estate, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by brother William T. and sister Amy E. Kigawa. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Paul Thomas Williams

Posted On October 12th, 2014 -

Sept. 25, 2014
Paul Thomas Williams, 61, of Kahului, a heavy equipment operator/mechanic, died. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by daughter Jennifer M., brothers Steven P. and Eugene A., sister Margaret Ku and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Casual aloha attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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