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Patricia Toshiko Shiraishi

Posted On July 11th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Patricia Toshiko Shiraishi, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert H., son Robin, daughter Gail and a grandchild. Private services.

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Harry Ky Huynh

Posted On July 11th, 2014 -

July 6, 2014
Harry Ky Huynh, 47, of Honolulu died. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Rumi, mother Tu Nguyen, brother Peter and sister Linda. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Thomas Tatsuo Sonomura

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June 21, 2014
Thomas Tatsuo “Tats” Sonomura, 79, of Hilo, a retired M. Sonomura Contracting Co. heavy equipment mechanic, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died at home. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Edna, son Ryan, daughter Tracy Ann, brothers Akira and Harold, and sisters Doris Velasco, Ruth Goshi, Kay Hamamoto and Joyce Sonomura. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jennie Junko Kan

Posted On July 11th, 2014 -

July 6, 2014
Jennie Junko Kan, 58, of Hilo, an administrative assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sisters Laurie Izumi and Sherrie Sakamoto. Private services.

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Howard Edward Wolfe

Posted On July 11th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Howard Edward Wolfe, 89, of Mililani, a retired Navy chief petty officer who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wilmington, Del. He is survived by daughters Colleen Capello and Collette Kuriki, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ronald Kauwila Auld Sr.

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

July 4, 2014
Ronald Kauwila Auld Sr., 78, of Hilo, a retired Army sergeant first class who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, and a retired state Department of Corrections adult corrections officer, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Kalihi. He is survived by wife Ayako O.; sons Ronald K. Jr., William L., Andrew and Lyle; daughters Kehaulani Cancialosi, Hiilani Lapera and Lei Fa’anunu; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Andrew M. Norimoto

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Andrew M. Norimoto, 61, of Honolulu, an employee at Walmart on Keaaumoku Street, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. Private services.

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Caroline V. Cadabona

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June 30, 2014
Caroline V. “Aunty Carol” Cadabona, 73, of Hilo, an employee at California Nurseries and Hawaii Grower Products, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Marciano; sons Rocky and Scott; daughters Julie Hooker, and Fay and Lisa Cadabona; brothers James, Richard, Darril, Pedro, Frances, Harrison and Herman Domingo; sisters Florence Domingo, Mary Amalato, Rene Hamamoto and Rosaline Gambsky; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Aquilino Santos

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June 24, 2014
Aquilino “Lino” Santos, 90, of Papaikou, Hawaii, an Army sergeant who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Edward L. and Danny L., and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tomiye Fukuhara

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June 19, 2014
Tomiye “Barbara” Fukuhara, 92, of Aiea, a retired cook at J.C. Penney Pearlridge, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kenneth K.; daughters Esther A. Fukuhara, Amy K. Anbe and Sheila M.F. Wong; brothers Hajime, Bertram, Stanley and Donald Nakama; sisters Jane Nakama and Lillian Yamamoto; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Suyeko Uchida

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

May 31, 2014
Suyeko Uchida, 88, of Kaneohe died. She was born in Honolulu. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Clara K. Hiromasa

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Clara K. Hiromasa, 97, of Mililani, an employee at Finance Home Builders in Makakilo, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert S., Richard M., Eugene M. and Patrick M.; daughter Dorothy H. Gushiken; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Frederick William Klug Sr.

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Frederick William “Ricky” Klug Sr., 71, of Kailua, an Ameron HC&D operator, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Sandra L.; sons Frederick W. Jr. and Dustin L.; daughter Haliann Nicholas; brothers Sonny, Dukie and Norman Caldeira, and Mickey Klug; sister Joy Turner; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation and services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Calvary Church of the Islands, 201 Kainalu Drive, Kailua. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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George Ioane Landford Jr.

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
George Ioane Landford Jr., 49, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ululani Auwae; sons Ikaika Landford and Pono Auwae-Landford; daughters Michiko Lunasco, Kumiko Taanoa, Sachiko Davis, and Kamalei and Kaleinani Auwae-Landford; brothers Kawika Landford, and Henry and Maka’i Kealoha; sisters Kala’i Aila, Darnell Cox, and Olinda and Mona Pilila’au; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. July 19 at Pokai Bay. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Updated information for an obituary published June 12.

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Richard Lum

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June 10, 2014
Richard Lum, 69, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by partner Leimomi Matunding; sons Richard K.M. Goode and Granite Lum; daughter Cheyenne; and brothers David “Pake,” Harrison “Harry,” Charles “Bullie,” Soloman “Kape,” Van and George P. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Norman Isamu Matsubara

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

June 25, 2014
Norman Isamu Matsubara, 59, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a yard maintenance employee, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Akino, and brothers Carl and Bruce. Private services.

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Abel Kazuo Meguro

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

July 8, 2014
Abel Kazuo Meguro, 54, of Hilo, a University of Hawaii at Hilo building maintenance employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Helene, son Robbey, daughters Kelci and Aryn, parents Masato and Fumi, brothers Howard and Kurt, and sister Elaine Hara. Visitation: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Fuatia Malu Anderson

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June 11, 2014
Fuatia Malu Anderson, 71, of Wahiawa, a Dole Co. retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Vaitogi, American Samoa. She is survived by sons John, Clinton and Tu’ulima; daughter Jeananna Klok; hanai son Daniel Lani; sisters Lesa Lime and Lemau Corpuz; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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John J. Moloney Jr.

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

July 5, 2014
John J. “Butch” Moloney Jr., 66, of Aiea, a retired orthopedic technician and an Army retiree, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Carol A.; daughter Shawn M. Moloney-Finkbeiner; hanai daughters Carrie Berg and Regina Ward; brothers Patrick, James and Kenneth; sister Shirley Penna; and a grandchild. Services: 8:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations are suggested.

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Carol Zane Atkinson

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

April 7, 2014


Oct. 4, 2012
Carol Zane Atkinson, 89, and husband David Stuart Anthony Burke Atkinson, 90, of Woodstock, N.Y., died in Rhinebeck, N.Y. She was born in Honolulu and was a literary editor. He was born in Saint-Romuald, Quebec, and was a Broadway actor and singer in New York and a Royal Canadian Air Force veteran. They are survived by guardians and caretakers Linda and Jim Young. She is also survived by sisters Una May Young and Letitia Pang. Graveside services: 10 a.m. July 19 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Oahu SPCA.

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Peter P.J. Ng

Posted On July 10th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Peter P.J. Ng, 75, of Honolulu, lawyer and founder of law firm Ng & Niebling, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris; son Richard; daughters Debbie Ng-Furuhashi, Sandy Niebling and Jackie Ng-Osorio; brothers Larry and John; sisters Mary Wong and Julia Lee; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Catholic Charities of Hawaii, Peter P.J. Ng Endowment and Scholarship Fund at Saint Louis School, American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific for Hope Lodge or Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Darren Jay Nalani Pukahi

Posted On July 9th, 2014 -

July 3, 2014
Darren Jay Nalani Pukahi, 52, of Laie, a farmer and fisherman, died in Hauula. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Warner Sr. and Sandra A.K.; brothers Steven “Kaipo,” Scott, Shawn and Shane “Mahina”; and sister Valerie Rabaino. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 8th Ward chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Yoko Arai

Posted On July 9th, 2014 -

June 24, 2014
Yoko Arai, 81, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, a housekeeper for an elderly housing facility on Oahu, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Donald Barrios, brother Toichi and sisters Shimomi Araujo and Tomoko Lasua. Private services.

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Harry Ky Huynh

Posted On July 9th, 2014 -

July 6, 2014
Harry Ky Kuynh, 47, of Honolulu died. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Rumi, mother Tu Nguyen, brother Peter and sister Linda. Private services.

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Aster Daquigan Ramos

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June 15, 2014
Aster Daquigan Ramos, 73, of Waipahu died inEwa Beach. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Claire C.; sons Edison and John; daughters Melissa Ramos Peralta and Clarissa C. Ramos; brother Froilan; sisters Edna Felix, Hortencia DeCastro and Celia Hopper; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu 2nd Ward. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Daniel J. Chaviera

Posted On July 9th, 2014 -

July 6, 2014
Daniel J. Chaviera, 72, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Darlene J.; son Jay; daughters Darnelle J. Garcia and Desiree J. Hoback; brothers Augustine, Manuel and Frank; sister Harriet Muntz; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Miyoko Betty Kiyomura

Posted On July 9th, 2014 -

July 2, 2014
Miyoko Betty Kiyomura, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Camp Smith Military Intelligence Corps analyst, died in Hiolani Care Home. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces in Washington, California, Hawaii and Japan. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bernice Veronica Rezents

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June 20, 2014
Bernice Veronica Rezents, 83, of Kula, Maui, a Kula Hospital kitchen helper, died in Keaau, Hawaii. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Rodney, brother Clement Montalvo, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Kula. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Melba Kapualani Ching

Posted On July 9th, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Melba Kapualani Ching, 86, of Oahu, a retired Libby McNeil Libby forelady, retired secretary for Hadley/Pryun Developers and a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth Wah Lee; sons Randall, Walter and Barney Yuen and Clevis, Matthew and GerardChing; daughters Ramette Rodrigues and Shantell De Silva; brothers Walter P. Yim and John Nu’uhiwa; sisters Mary “Lani” Soon and Leimomi Peters Cheeks; 26 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Burial to follow at HawaiianMemorialPark. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Frederick William Klug Sr.

Posted On July 9th, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Frederick William “Ricky” Klug Sr., 71, of Kailua, an Ameron HC&D operator, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Sandra L.; sons Frederick W. Jr. and Dustin L.; daughter Haliann Nicholas; brothers Sonny, Dukie and Norman Caldeira, and Mickey Klug; sister Joy Turner; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Calvary Church of the Islands, 201 Kainalu Drive, Kailua. Services: 7:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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