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Wade Cornell Madriaga

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

July 7, 2016
Wade Cornell Madriaga, 55, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a cook for Oshiro Tofu and a retired Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sisters Jessie Veriato, Magdalene Fernandez and Eileen Nishimoto; and brother Rogelio. Visitation: 11 a.m. July 21 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 Pavilion, Hilo. Committal services and burial to follow. Casual attire.

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Robert Seijin Arakaki

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 1, 2016
Robert Seijin Arakaki, 89, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl City Fire Department fire captain and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Thelma, son Jon, daughter Joanne and sister Peggy S. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 22 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Gaius Glen Yamada

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 17, 2016
Gaius Glen Yamada, 73, of Kailua, a retired truck driver and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by brother Armin. Committal services: 2 p.m. July 22 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Jime Marcelino Dugay

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

June 26, 2016
Jime Marcelino “Flor” Dugay, 92, of Aiea died in Aiea. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Josefina C.; sons Felix and Dominick; daughters Celedonia Vallesteros, Estrella Ruiz, Mena Bangcayao and Dominga Mogote; brothers Alejandro and Ricardo Dugay; sister Elena Dugay; 28 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. July 23 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Betty T. Jones

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

April 4, 2016
Betty T. Jones, 89, of Hilo died in Hilo. She was born in Puhi, Kauai. She is survived by son Dean, daughters Karen Jones and Catherine Walsh, stepson Keith Steiger, stepdaughter Kathi Marciniak, brother Robert Tachikawa, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services held. Donations suggested to the Walter and Betty Steiger Physics and Astronomy Scholarship through the University of Hawaii Foundation.

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Victoria Kam

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

June 13, 2016
Victoria “Vicky” Kam, 91, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Calvin Jr. and Brian, daughter Terry Walden, brother Harry Chinn, sister Catherine Phillips, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Zhuo An Lin

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

June 29, 2016
Zhuo An Lin, 78, of Honolulu, a retired hotel industry manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Dingjian Wu, son Vincent Lin, daughters Kathy Lee and Yuying Lin, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Kiyoko Miyazono

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

June 30, 2016
Kiyoko Miyazono, 81, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Ray, daughters Faye Raymond and Gail De Mattos, brother Motomu Sakai, sisters June Shiigi and Katsue Nishimura, and eight grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Shinako Mori

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

July 6, 2016
Shinako Mori of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Gertrude. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Stephen Glen Mori

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

June 9, 2016
Stephen Glen Mori, 70, of Honolulu, a retired registered architect, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sue “Hyon-Suk” and sister Paula. Private services. Aloha attire. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Joseph S. Suzuki Sr.

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

June 18, 2016
Joseph S. Suzuki Sr., 74, of Waianae, a retired Iron Workers Union Local 625 employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Cynthia H., son Joseph S. Jr., daughter Jose I.T. Suzuki-Bailey, brothers Roderick K. and Asher T., sister Betsey S. Yanagida, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 22 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sadao Tamura

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

May 19, 2016
Sadao Tamura, 100, of Pearl City, a retired carpenter, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Sheree Tamura and Yoko U. Oda, sister Patsy Tamura and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 23 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Felicidad Gonzales Tejada

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

June 25, 2016
Felicidad Gonzales Tejada, 87, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Susian Co. factory worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Alejo T. Jr. and Edward, daughter Jane Kurozawa and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 21 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to be held at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Joel Mark Chinen

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

June 11, 2016
Joel Mark Chinen, 58, of Kapolei, a Hawaiian Electric Co. auto painter, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace, son Shaun, parent Yoshinori and brother Leslie. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 23 at Borthwick Mortuary-Vineyard Chapel, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Judy Keiko Chow

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

July 1, 2016
Judy Keiko Chow, 71, of Honolulu, a secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Alberta Corpuz, Dana Chow-Ajifu, Jadene Wong and Joelle Kamiya; brothers Kenneth and Raymond Hasegawa; sister Mae Chowning; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 22 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. July 22 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Joseph Frederick Finn Sr.

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

July 10, 2016
Joseph Frederick Finn Sr., 89, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired A&P Tea Co. employee and Marine Corps veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by son Joe Jr., daughter Patricia Anthony, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Pennsylvania.

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Joseph Paliuweloa Haia

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

July 8, 2016
Joseph Paliuweloa Haia, 95, of Kailua, a Healy Tibbetts Builders Co. foreman and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Joseph A. Haia, daughters Sarah C.H. Kritikos and Diana P. Haia, brother Philbert, sister Mele Souza, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 23 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. July 24 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John Kalanialoha Kaai Sr.

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

July 2, 2016
John Kalanialoha Kaai Sr., 77, of Waianae, street salesman and Star-Bulletin/Advertiser Circulation Department employee as well as an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn M., son John K. Jr., daughter Coralene N. Kaai and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. July 22 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Vaelua Asaeli

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

July 1, 2016
Vaelua Asaeli, 65, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Auasi, American Samoa. He is survived by brothers Masega and Sinavaa Asaeli, and Matavai Saole; and sisters Faleoge Laititi, Aotoa Titialii, Galua Asaeli, Aiganofolelei Moetoto, Asiasiga Pritchett and Sue Aumua Pese. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 22 at Mililani Downtown Chapel, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mary Kay Budar

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

July 12, 2016
Mary Kay Budar, 59, of Kailua-Kona, a Budar Insurance Agency-Allstate manager and a Coast Guard Auxiliary veteran, died at home. She was born in Cleveland. She is survived by husband Steven; son George Tierney; daughters Jessica Satomba, Sophea Budar and Katherine Barhorst; mother Patricia Kinsella; sisters Candace Smith and Peggy Baldwin; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 23 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.

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Herbert Ken Tom

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

July 10, 2016
Herbert Ken Tom, 86, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Douglas and Clifton, daughter Heather and two grandchildren. Private services.

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James Hiroshi Yoshida

Posted On July 18th, 2016 -

July 2, 2016
James Hiroshi Yoshida, 87, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet; son Rodney; daughters Sandra Golder and Dawn and Sharon Yoshida; sisters Audrey Odachi and Miyeko Fujiki; and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jon Rodger Bolner

Posted On July 17th, 2016 -

June 9, 2016
Jon Rodger Bolner, 75, of Hilo, a retired Mauna Lani Bay Hotel engineer, died at home. He was born in Ohio. He is survived by sons Race R.M. Sr. and Rodney J. Bolner, and Elwood “Woody” Adrian; daughter Darleen Jardine; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. July 21 at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo. Service: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lorraine Unten Murray

Posted On July 17th, 2016 -

July 6, 2016
Lorraine Unten Murray, 86, of Kailua, a retired Skillet Restaurant waitress, died at home. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Hugh W. and Tim P.; daughters Kathleen J. Newman and Doreen A. Goodhue; brothers Kenneth, Val and Thomas Uyeunten, and Fred Unten; caregiver Timothy Newman; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. July 23 at Calvary Chapel Windward.

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Sophie Billamor Bowlin

Posted On July 17th, 2016 -

July 8, 2016
Sophie Billamor Bowlin, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired First Insurance employee, died in Kaneohe. She is survived by son J.D. and sisters Lillian Bowlin, Miriam Cox and Ester J.M. Mendez. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. July 21 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Kaneohe. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com. Updated service information for an obituary printed July 15.

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Michael Amando Yasushi Navarro

Posted On July 17th, 2016 -

July 1, 2016
Michael Amando Yasushi Navarro, 57, of Puhi, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Lorna L.; sons Armando and Kurt Navarro, and Domi Brun; daughters Kimberly Brun and Athena Fernandes; brother James Alalem; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. July 30 at the family residence at 4310 Nani St., Puhi. Celebration of life: 7 p.m.

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Gordon Dayton Breithaupt

Posted On July 17th, 2016 -

June 22, 2016
Gordon Dayton Breithaupt, 51, of Kau, Hawaii, a Department of Human Services employee, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in Kau. He is survived by brother Gregory, and sisters Jamie Tamura and Abaline K. Forcum. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. July 23 at Naalehu Assembly of God. Service: 9 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers/lei welcome.

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Francisco Sarocam

Posted On July 17th, 2016 -

June 22, 2016
Francisco “Frankie” Sarocam, 84, of Kahului, a retired shuttle bus driver for the Manele Bay Hotel and Lodge at Koele, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by sons Theron and Taylor, brother Guillermo, sister Andrea, a grandchild, and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 22 at Lanai Community Center. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Lanai Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Hokulani De Rego

Posted On July 17th, 2016 -

July 1, 2016
Hokulani “Aunty Hoku” De Rego, 57, of Waipahu, a kumu hula and founder of the Hula ‘Oni E festival, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Lawrence “Uncle Larry”; sons Larry Boy and Dustin; daughters Kehaulani K.K. Kawai, Leinani K. “Nani” De Rego, Blossom Fabregas, Kim Nakamitsu and Lohelani De Rego; hanai daughters Amber L. Naho’oikaika, Donnalyn H. Dela Cruz, Sally K. Sakama, Yuko L. Yagihashi and Nani Kamali’i-Chang; brothers Cupid P. and Greg Cruz; sisters Charlene P. Diamond, Darlene K. Cruz and Danette M. Cruz-Losano; hanai sisters Luana E. Pula, Susan E. Muldivar and Angie Tripp-Willis; 23 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. July 21 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 7 p.m. Casual/aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jaime Andres Domingo Sr.

Posted On July 17th, 2016 -

July 3, 2016
Jaime Andres Domingo Sr., 91, of Kahului, a retired Royal Lahaina Resort grounds maintenance worker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mercedes; sons Jaime Jr., Pedrito and Melchor; daughters Zenaida Del Castillo, Corazon Sturgess, Encarnacion Nalundasan and Nicol Domingo; 16 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. July 22 at Christ the King Catholic Church. Eulogy: 7:45 p.m. Service: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. July 23 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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