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John Raymond Izawa

Posted On June 15th, 2016 -

June 5, 2016
John Raymond Izawa, 63, of Nanakuli died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Rayburn and Bronson, brothers Robert and Randall, and sisters Lisa Bosmann and Lori Wong. Private services.

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Brian Pomaikai Johnson

Posted On June 15th, 2016 -

June 1, 2016
Brian Pomaikai Johnson, 55, of Waianae, an All Paradise Tree Service employee, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cynthia Cruz-Johnson; sons Paul Pacheco and Sage Cruz; daughters Misty Chong and Annamarie Johnson; brothers Chuck and Daniel; sisters Drina, Charline, Cheryl and Landy; grandparent Samuel; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m.-noon June 18 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 85-574 Old Plantation Road, Waianae.

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Barbara Faye Naki

Posted On June 15th, 2016 -

June 12, 2016
Barbara Faye Naki, 75, of Aiea, a University of Hawaii lecturer, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Pittsburgh. She is survived by husband Thomas, daughter Lia Gordon, sisters Beverly Losman and Betty Flamm, and four grandchildren. Burial: 10 a.m. June 15 at Mililani Memorial Park. Celebration of life to be held at a later date. Call Lia at 978-380-2841 or Tom at 630-0557 for information. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kourtnee Otsuka

Posted On June 15th, 2016 -

June 4, 2016
Kourtnee Otsuka, 26, of Honolulu, a dental assistant with Dr. Reid Koyanagi, DDS, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Lisa, sisters Ashley Koyanagi and Brittany Peralta-Otsuka, and grandparents Robert and Maureen Otsuka, and Judith Gonzaga. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 18 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Rosette Kealaonalani Smith

Posted On June 15th, 2016 -

May 7, 2016
Rosette Kealaonalani Smith, 57, of Waimanalo, a retired clerk at Don Quijote in Kailua, died in California. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Dishaline Swami, sisters Virginia Apaisa and Daveanna Medeiros, and brother George. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 25 at St. George Church in Waimanalo. Services: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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John Henry Terhorst

Posted On June 15th, 2016 -

June 9, 2016
John Henry Terhorst, 89, of Maui, a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Everett, Wash. He is survived by wife Joan, daughters Terri Stuteville and Robin Robison, sister Annie Thuele, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. June 18 at Keawalai Congregational Church, 5300 Makena Road, Makena, Maui. Aloha attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mateo Geron Bautista Jr.

Posted On June 14th, 2016 -

May 4, 2016
Mateo Geron Bautista Jr., 62, of Kihei, Maui, a retired grocery clerk at Foodland in Kihei, died in Hale Makua in Kahului. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Ricardo A. and sisters Helen B. Linville, Virginia A. Tinay and Shirley A. Kinoshita. Services: 10 a.m. June 18 at Waikele Community Park, Section A, 94-870 Lumiaina St., Waipahu. Casual attire. No flowers. For more information, call 953-0808.

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Bernice C. Chang

Posted On June 14th, 2016 -

May 11, 2016
Bernice C. Chang, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Social Services social worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wesley Y.S. and Bradley Y.C. Chang, and Brian Y.K. Milbouer; daughters Debra W.K. Chang and Laurie W.Y. Chang-Murphy; brother Alfred Y.T. Ching; sister Gertrude E. Ching; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 18 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. June 20 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to First Chinese Church of Christ. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Margaret Nihoa Karratti

Posted On June 14th, 2016 -

June 9, 2016
Margaret Nihoa Karratti, 88, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre, Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bonaparte, Kenneth and Steven; daughter Sybil Ambrose; hanai daughter Monica-Louise Coburn; 26 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. June 17 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Chapel, Kaneohe 1st Ward. Graveside services: 10:30-11 a.m. June 18 at Valley of the Temples, Cathedral location. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Peggy Loof

Posted On June 14th, 2016 -

June 6, 2016
Peggy Loof, 64, of Waialua died in Waialua. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband Owen, daughters Michelle Hanna and Tina Loof, brother George Blair and a grandchild. Services to be held at a later date.

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Michael Allen Mills

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June 3, 2016
Michael Allen Mills, 62, of Kilauea, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by companion Angela Smallidge, son Michael P., daughter Tracy, brothers Robert and J.R., sister Verna Jones and a grandchild. Private services.

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Sumiko Nakahara

Posted On June 14th, 2016 -

June 1, 2016
Sumiko “Sumi” Nakahara, 96, of Aiea, a retired Liberty House seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Gene, daughter Linda Yamaguchi, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 18 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Dale A. Omernick

Posted On June 14th, 2016 -

June 1, 2016
Dale A. Omernick, 59, of Kihei, Maui, a commercial fisherman, master carpenter and boat builder, died at home. He was born in Stevens Point, Wis. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Edward E. Ralph

Posted On June 14th, 2016 -

May 20, 2016
Edward E. Ralph, 93, of Kihei, Maui, a Navy veteran and a retired owner of an electrical supply business in Richland, Wash., died. He was born in St. Paul, Minn. He is survived by wife Earline. Services to be held in Spokane, Wash. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Procisso Sator

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April 23, 2016
Procisso “Soy” Sator, 80, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Carol Ann; son Warren; daughters Michell Dixon, Georgiana Cabreros and Misty Sator; 12 grandchildren; two hanai grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 18 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Randy Smith

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May 16, 2016
Randy Smith, 66, of Kilauea, Kauai, died. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Erma and sisters Barbara and Carol. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. June 18 at Christ Memorial Church. Donations suggested to Kauai Humane Society.

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Scott Harold Smythe

Posted On June 14th, 2016 -

June 2, 2016
Scott Harold Smythe, 54, of Kihei, Maui, a Destination Resorts Hawaii employee, died at home. He was born in Redwood City, Calif. He is survived by wife Heather, son Joshua J.S. Bond, mother Dollie, sisters Dawn S. O’Brien and Marcie S. Miller, and two grandchildren. Mass: 7 a.m. June 16 at St. Theresa Church, Kihei. Celebration of life to be held at a later date. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jean Katsuko Yokomori

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April 25, 2016
Jean Katsuko Yokomori, 73, of Aiea died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Eric and Davin, brother Scott Suzui, sisters Frances Kawamoto and Karen Schreiber, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 18 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Casual attire.

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Yasue Ebesugawa Poentis

Posted On June 13th, 2016 -

May 24, 2016
Yasue Ebesugawa Poentis, 82, of Mililani, retired Central Pacific Bank assistant vice president, died at home. He was born in Manchuria. He is survived by sons Aaron Y. and Lance M., sisters Akiko Masue and Noriko Ebesugawa, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 17 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Eleanor Frances Yamane

Posted On June 13th, 2016 -

May 4, 2016
Eleanor Frances Yamane, 91, of Waiapahu, a retired supervisor custodian, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Patricia Yamane, Bernadette Kealoha and Noreen Awong; sisters Mildred Rodrigues and Theresa Fontes; 15 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9 am. June 25 at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Nanakuli. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bessie Sadako Yamauchi

Posted On June 13th, 2016 -

May 24, 2016
Bessie Sadako Yamauchi, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Townside Home Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael, daughters Lynn and Ann, sister Dorothy F. Masuda and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 19 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Nora Tokie Abe

Posted On June 13th, 2016 -

May 17, 2016
Nora Tokie Abe, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state government clerk, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Glenn and Randall; daughters Elaine Abe and Kathleen Abe-Maeda; brother Hardy Tsutsumi; sisters Yasue Matsue, Fusae A. Kasashima and Geraldine Hatada; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Gerald Enochs

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May 2, 2016
Gerald Enochs, 67, of Hawaii died in Hilo Medical Center. No survivors. No services.

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Francis Liwai Guerrero

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May 21, 2016
Francis Liwai Guerrero, 77, of Kapolei died in Makakilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Maxine; sons Francis Jr., Rockne and Chadwick; daughter Coreen Eslit; brother Bill; sister Shiela Bagayan; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 16 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Doris Asae Itsuno Hanamoto

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May 14, 2016
Doris Asae Itsuno Hanamoto, 98, of Aiea, a retired Cinerama Reef Hotel housekeeper, died in Aiea. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Robert, George and Herbert; daughter Eileen Arita; sister Ethel Yonemitsu; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 17 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Adrene Marie Larson

Posted On June 13th, 2016 -

May 31, 2016
Adrene Marie Larson, 38, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kennewick, Wash. She is survived by husband Keola Duncan; son Gary Mendonca; daughters Asia M. and Sarai Duncan, and Keziah Dumadag; father Steve; mother Antionette Fernandez; brother Jessie Switezer; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Estanislao Acupan Nacapuy

Posted On June 13th, 2016 -

May 16, 2016
Estanislao Acupan Nacapuy, 99, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by daughters Encarnacion Nacapuy and Virginia Lagua, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 16 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Waialua. Family program: 10:15 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Mary Tsuruyo Nishimoto

Posted On June 13th, 2016 -

May 27, 2016
Mary Tsuruyo Nishimoto, 90, of Honolulu, a retired American Embassy secretary in Tokyo, died in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sister Ruth Kanakuri. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 18 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alan Lloyd Tavares Sr.

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May 17, 2016
Alan Lloyd Tavares Sr., also known as “Mr. T.” and “Sexy,” 68, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Co. system and control operator, and a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hospice of Hilo, Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sharon L., also known as “Mrs. T.” and “Sexy”; sons JR, Shane and Wesley Tavares, and Trin and Preston Endo, and Dereck and Ikaika Huddy; daughters Serena Nasau, Crystal Aglian and Shalan Marie K. “Girly” Tavares; brother Alfred; sister Patsey Ongais; 25 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 17 at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Louis M. Calimpong

Posted On June 13th, 2016 -

May 15, 2016
Louis M. “Laloy” Calimpong, 82, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, an Air Force Reserve veteran, and a retired Local 745 Union carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Mercedes; son Robert; daughters Stephanie Calimpong, Vera Alvarez, Rosemary Verano, Lois Gongob, and Patricia and Karen Kaopuiki; sister Vicenta Popa; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. June 16 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. June 17 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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