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Kazue Kadosaki

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 3, 2015
Kazue “Kaz” Kadosaki, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Ewa Elementary School teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sisters Clara T. Yoneda, Amy Y. Iwamasa, Miyuki Kimura, Hanami Matsuda and Koyumi Oda. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Lucy Kealakai Kala

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 6, 2015
Lucy Kealakai Kala, 84, of Waimanalo, a produce store clerk and cashier, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Anthony K., Lloyd K. and Raymond K.; daughters Edna K. Baker, Melanie K. Hunt and Eloise M. Littlejohn; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo, 41-972 Oluolu St. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Irene Potbury Lee

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 8, 2015
Irene Potbury “Gramma Lee” Lee, 97, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a secretary at St. Augustine Elementary School and former proprietor of Hanauma Bay Concession, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son James, daughter Rose Price, five grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Alii Drive. Mass: 10 a.m. Graveside services and inurnment: 12:45 p.m. May 30 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to the Lee family, 75-5699 Kopiko St., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740.

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Audrey Lopez

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Audrey “Auntie Hana” Lopez, 75, of Waianae, a religious director at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Waianae and retiree from the state Department of Education, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest Jr. and Elbert; daughters Eleanor Hitchcock, Ernestine and Ella Lopez, and Eunice Ching; sister Naomi Souza; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearth Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Linda Medina Machado

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 6, 2015
Linda Medina Machado, 73, of Waipahu, a Continental Airlines Cargo customer service agent and Hawaii Families as Allies director, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Sanford K.; sons Bruce Finneran and Ryan Valdez; daughters Lisa L. Hayashi and Liandra L. Yee; brothers Phillip, Donald, Alan and Jason Medina; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Frances Keohu McLeod

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 3, 2015
Frances Keohu McLeod, 82, of Nanakuli died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Russell E.; sons Aaron and Byron Akina, and Steven Akina Jr.; daughters Stephanie Afeaki and Hidy Akina; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, lei welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Howard Louis Perreira

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 14, 2015
Howard Louis Perreira, 84, of Hilo, a retired Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. general labor foreman, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gwen; sons Andy, Mark, Michael and James; brother Clifford; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Carrie Jane Natsue Sagucio

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 16, 2015
Carrie Jane Natsue Sagucio, 56, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired Veterans Administration Clinic licensed practical nurse, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Oscar, sons Justin Wakumoto and Jarin Quibilan, daughter Jasmine Quibilan, mother Leatrice Togikawa, brothers Dan Togikawa and Eric Wakumoto, and sisters Luann Latorre and Kelly Braun. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at All Saints Church, Kapaa, Kauai. Celebration of life to follow. Casual attire.

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Winifred Ritsuko Saiki

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Winifred Ritsuko Saiki, 81, of Wailuku, a First Hawaiian Bank teller, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Kurt and Kyle Miyajima, brother William Shishido, companion John Matthys and a grandchild. Services: 8 a.m. Saturday at Keawalai Congregational Church, Makena, Maui. Scattering of ashes to follow services. No monetary offerings. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Edna Sakae Shiraki

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 1, 2015
Edna Sakae Shiraki, 85, of Honolulu, retired co-owner and vice president of Finest Food Co. Inc., died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dwight, David, Derrick and Gene; sisters Francis Otani, Fay Sumida and Karen Takane; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 27 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Darnell Clarice Silva

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Darnell Clarice Silva, 62, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Hanale; daughters Hauoli, Hokulii and Shanaya; mother Monica Pratt; sisters Kanoe, Moani, Kaui and Kainoa; and brothers Donald and Kanani. Visitation: noon Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services to follow. Casual purple and black attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Debra Kikumi Aguinaldo

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Debra Kikumi Aguinaldo, 61, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Stephen, son Travis, brother Bruce Masuda and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Kyle Derek Steinhoff

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Kyle Derek Steinhoff, 58, of Kohala, Hawaii, formerly of Oahu, an entrepreneur, died in the Queen’s 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 and Deana Steinhoff, and Sonya Steinhoff-Aspili. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kalahikiola Congregational Church, Kohala. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published April 22.

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Arnolfo Duco Baldovi

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
Arnolfo Duco “Arnold” Baldovi, 56, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Bakery employee, died in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Thelma V.; son John Wayne; daughters Liberty Wilson, and Beverly and Pua Mei Baldovi; brother Alex; and sisters Leticia “Letty” Bala, Rose Gangan, Marieta Bala and Marlene Fernandez. Visitation: 6 p.m. May 31 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 1 at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kanghui Gallant Tsuchiya

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Kanghui Gallant Tsuchiya, 74, of Aiea, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Ronald, daughter Yumi Cirincione, brother Nung Tak Ham and sisters Jonhui Ham and Sunghui Yong. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.

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Thelma Gartrell Chock

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Thelma Gartrell “Derna” Chock, 94, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard; daughters Lovey Nabalta, Williet Hogue and Susan La Vine; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Nobuko Yamashige

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Nobuko Yamashige, 94, of Kahului, a retired office clerk, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wayne, daughter Susan Michibata, brother Kiyoshi Kami, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Bettie Yoshino Lee

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
Bettie Yoshino Lee, 87, of Wahiawa died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by wife Richard D.; sons Dean K., Mark T. and Guye H.; brothers Haruzo and Masao Hadano; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Gerard Damian Kahiapookalani Lee Loy

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

May 1, 2015
Gerard Damian Kahiapookalani Lee Loy, 67, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, attorney and owner of Gerard D. Lee Loy Esq., and a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Susan E.; daughters Michele L. Namahoe and Kathleen “Kathy” Leonard; stepsons Brian and Bradley Jahn; brothers Dr. Blase, Dr. Lambert, Sean, Emmett, Hilary and Ian; sisters Bridgit Bales, Maureen N. Rawlins, Hedwig N. Warrington, Elizabethanne Masaoka and Monica Morris; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Kawananakoa Gym, Keaukaha. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Private committal. Aloha attire.

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Byron Hanuala Ayala

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

May 8, 2015
Byron Hanuala Ayala, 62, of Hilo, a carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Donna E.; daughters Kathy Nacis and Hi’ilani and Kristal Ayala; son Kaimiloa “Makana”; sister Deneen Thompson; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Church, Hilo. Services and celebration of life: 5 p.m. Military honors to follow. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire.

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Edward Lorenzo Sr.

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

April 6, 2015
Edward Lorenzo Sr., 87, of Wahiawa, a retired employee of the state and federal governments, a former Waialua High School campus security guard and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Helen; sons Edward “Bully,” Patrick, David, Aaron, Jason K. and Nathan; daughter Hedi H. “Deedee”; brothers Leroy, Philip and Gordon; sisters Elizabeth Sensano, Nina Pangelinan andRosita Baldogo; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Vicente Barro

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

April 12, 2015
Vicente “Tank” Barro, 75, of Wahiawa, a construction worker for the state Department of Education and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Paulette Samojlik and Antoinette Boilard; sons Jose, Anthony, Bobbylee, Christopher and David; brother Maximino Baro; sister Theodore Newcomb; 29 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Dee Morua

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

May 3, 2015
Dee Morua, 76, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by son Jeff Malone, daughter Cindy Malone, sister Carole Brenner, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Fort DeRussy, Island Magic Catamaran.

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Doris Kikuye Dodo

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

April 11, 2015
Doris Kikuye Dodo, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brother Ernest K. Yokota and sister Haruyo Nitta. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Alexander Masami Muramoto

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

May 11, 2015
Alexander Masami Muramoto, 68, of Hilo, an insurance agent for Pyramid Insurance in Hilo, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Eunice, sons Marc C. and Alistair T., and sister Eleanor Miyake. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James L. Dover

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

May 11, 2015
James L. Dover, 58, of Honolulu, a Langford Truss Co. sawman and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in New Castle, Pa. He is survived by brother John L. and sisters Lynn Robinson, Jean McNicholas, Janet Grimm and Judy DeCarme. Scattering of ashes at a later date in Mobile, Ala. Donations suggested to the AmericanCancer Society. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Frank RaymondPauline Jr.

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

April 27, 2015
Frank Raymond Pauline Jr., 43, formerly of Hilo, a cook and an artist, will be remembered in private services. He died in New Mexico. He was born in Fremont, Calif. He is survived by sons Eric, John and Aaron Figueroa; brothers Joseph III, Wayne and John Gonsalves; sisters Adeline Cotles and Marlena Dedrick; and numerous grandchildren.

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Margaret Jean Duadua

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

April 23, 2015
Margaret Jean Duadua, 67, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Selena and Joylene Duadua, and Michelle Gonsalves; brothers Edgar Ehu, and Matthew and David Paea; sister Dorcus U. Simmons; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Sunday at Carlsmith Beach Park, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Takeshi Sakata

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

April 22, 2015
Takeshi “Saskit” Sakata, 89, of Hilo, a Hilo Coast Processing Co. retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Charlene Shinohara, Rachel Ancheta, Laureen Masukawa and Adrienne Sugimoto; sons Brian, Mark and Ian; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Shirley S. Hayashi

Posted On May 19th, 2015 -

April 13, 2015
Shirley S. Hayashi, 85, of Kailua, owner of a jewelry and gift shop in Waikiki, died in Kailua. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Richard Y., daughter Margaret, son James, brothers Masao and Hiroshi Saito, sisters Hideko Mitomo and Yoshiko Hashimoto, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran