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Bertha Barbara Faust

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 13, 2016
Bertha Barbara Faust, 93, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Mililani. She was born in Cochem, Germany. She is survived by daughters Suellen Agostinelli, Barbara Ah Chick, Deborah Monk and Dolly Faust; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Raymond Kawehi Wai

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Feb. 5, 2016
Raymond Kawehi Wai, 77, of Kalihi and Ewa Beach, a contractor and builder and an Army National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Charles Kalani and Daniel Wai, and Paul Chinen; daughters Dellanette Dupio and Candy Mae Dungca; brother Louis K.; sisters Annie Mitsumori, Nolana Boel and Roxane Kuwata; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Celebration of life and topping off: Noon at Ironworkers Union Hall, Ukee Street, Waipahu. No alcohol. Casual attire.

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Joseph Fernandez

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 13, 2016
Joseph Fernandez, 68, of Kula, Maui, a retired fire captain at Paia Fire Station and a retired farmer, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Carole, son John Joseph, daughter Stacie, mother Rita, brother Thomas and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 26 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Frank Iwao Yamamoto

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Jan. 26, 2016
Frank Iwao Yamamoto, 94, of Honolulu, a Federal Aviation Administration supervisor and an Army veteran who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by nephews Arthur and Nils Katahara, Daniel Takai and Dale Kobashigawa. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com

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Vivian Chieko Ishizaki

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Feb. 20, 2016
Vivian Chieko Ishizaki, 79, of Aiea, a retired Pearl City Highlands Elementary School teacher and a former Royal Adventure Tours escort, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stanley M., daughters Carolyn E. Iwasaki and Amy S.I. Sawamura, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. March 23 at Kalihi Union Church. Service: 4:30 p.m.

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Calvin W. Kaaihue Sr.

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 7, 2016
Calvin W. Kaaihue Sr., 65, a truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Calvin W. Jr., Chad M.A. and Charles V.E.; daughters Sheena A. and Shayera H.M. Kaaihue and Shai-Ya Kuiee; sister Bernadette Park; hanai sister Zarzette Bulawan; 20 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Service: 4 p.m. March 24 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Gladys I. Kaneshiro

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Jan. 20, 2016
Gladys I. Kaneshiro, 93, of Waipahu, a retired federal government employee, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tokuso, sons Norman and Rodney, brothers Kent and Irwin Ishibashi, sister Ruth Yamaguchi, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kermit Kapiliala Kyle Sr.

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 13, 2016
Kermit Kapiliala Kyle Sr., 63, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kermit Jr. and William, brother Abraham, sisters Bernice Pharr and Jackie Kyle, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. March 25 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Service: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Lolita Martinez Labasan

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

February 28, 2016
Lolita Martinez Labasan, 82, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by husband Esmenio, sons Elson “Sonny” and Elgar “Gary,” daughter Eleilani Madden, brother Moises Martinez, sister Evangeline “Heling” Lambino, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 28 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Ernest Jose Abara

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Feb. 15, 2016
Ernest Jose Abara, 76, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a Royal Kona Resort houseman, died in Nakamaru Hale. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sisters Francisca Delo Santos, Margarita Medina and Dominga Guillermo. Visitation: 4 p.m. March 29 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Kealakekua. Mass: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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James Stephen Medeiros

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 17, 2016
James Stephen “Jimmy” Medeiros, 93, of Kahului died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Dorothy Ann, son Rusty, daughter Paulette Breeden, sister Norma M. Pendelton, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside service: 11 a.m. March 22 at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Violet Haruno Aisaka

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 7, 2016
Violet Haruno Aisaka, 82, of Aiea, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Robert E.; son Michael D.; daughters Donna H. Nutting, Diane E. Nakahodo and Doreen M. Hidaka; brothers James S. and Kenneth H. Matsudo; sisters Dot Y. Ogasawara and Judy F. Nishimoto; and four grandchildren. Private services. Corrected information for an obituary published March 19.

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Malik W. Napeahi

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

February 20, 2016
Malik W. Napeahi, 18, of Mililani, a graphic artist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Nina R. Mitchell and Michael J.K. Napeahi. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 25 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Francis Anderson Jr.

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Feb. 26, 2016
Francis “Andy” Anderson Jr., 76, of Kahului, a retired plumber, died in Islands Hospice. He is survived by wife Bernice “Sandy”; son Leedo; daughters Genevieve Deponte, Kathleen Popa and Andrea Souza; brother Andrew; sisters Dorcas Reyes and Carrie Mitchell; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 26 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Dianavee Keaupililani Neill

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 4, 2016
Dianavee Keaupililani Neill, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retired child caregiver, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Peter C. Sr.; daughters Donna Barrozo and Deanna Aken; sisters Naomi Neill, Eldred “Momi” Cain and Harriet Nobriga; 11 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 7 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. March 25 at Makua Protestant Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gladys Tsugie Ashimine

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 15, 2016
Gladys Tsugie Ashimine, 83, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Myron and Lester, daughter Deborah Kahaialii, brothers Roy and Wilbert Kajihara, sisters Elaine Foo-Sum and Irene Imada, and four grandchildren. Service: 4 p.m. March 29 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com

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Mary Don Elizabeth Pualani Rawlins

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Feb. 20, 2016
Mary Don Elizabeth Pualani Rawlins, 79, of Honolulu died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by common-law husband John Ventura; son Christopher; daughters Mari Chong, TinaMarie Abalos and Raven Shieh; sisters Betty Spillner, Verna Lei Schutz-Kahele, Karen Deguair-Amituanai and Sheila Kahalepauole; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 24 at Borthwick Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John Marcellino Belen

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 3, 2016
John Marcellino Belen, also known as “Uncle Sonny,” “Johnny” and “Red,” 84, of Ewa Beach, a Marine Corps sergeant who served in the Korean War and a retired employee at Joe Pacific Shoe Shop, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He is survived by sons John Roy, Andrew and Michael; daughters Sheila Pinero and Carrie Vinano; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 23 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane ohe. Condolences: woolsey mortuary.com.

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Thomas W. Reed-Freimark

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Feb. 14, 2016
Thomas W. “Haole” ReedFreimark, 46, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Hekili Kahananui; stepmother Laurie Freimark; brothers Wesley Costa, and Leonard and Wyland Freimark; and sisters Ramona Hill, Debra Quiacusan, Jaime Freimark and Cindy Perrells. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. March 26 at Depot Beach Park, Nanakuli.

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Grace T. Bickham

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 3, 2016
Grace T. Bickham, 95, of Kaneohe, a retired computer analyst for the federal government and a financial planner, died in Kaneohe. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by daughters Glenna Marti, GayAnn Hite and Geraldine “Geri” Bonner; sisters Amy Kuraoka, Doris Nakagawa, Betty Ota, Mildred Koigawachi and Evelyn Yoshihara; five grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. March 23 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com. Additional and updated service information for an obituary published March 18.

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Victoria Diane Rumenapp

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

March 18, 2016
Victoria Diane Rumenapp, 73, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii at Manoa librarian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Santa Monica, Calif. She is survived by brother Harold and sister Candace Rumenapp-Silva. Private services.

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Simeon Guillermo Corpuz

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Feb. 13, 2016
Simeon Guillermo Corpuz, 90, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill Co. field worker, died at home. He was born in Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Manny, Felix, Andres, Rolando and Rodrigo; daughters Lilibeth Corpuz Galanga and Lilian Corpuz-Licudan; brother Clemente Corpuz; sister Salome Corpuz Redondo; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. March 25 at Norman’s Mortuary. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. March 26 at the mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Margaret Yuriko Sawamura

Posted On March 20th, 2016 -

Feb. 21, 2016
Margaret Yuriko Sawamura, 80, of Honolulu, a retired terminal passenger service clerk for the Military Airlift Command at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sandra Tanaka, Karen Ng and Lisa Meyer; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 25 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Suzanna Park Hirakawa

Posted On March 19th, 2016 -

Feb. 16, 2016
Suzanna Park Hirakawa, 76, of Honolulu, a retired cashier for the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, died. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Mark, Mason and Malcolm; brothers Charles C.R., Clarence C.W., Clayton W.R. and Carl K.Y.; sisters Florence Kaukola and Beatrice Okamoto; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. April 2 at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Stephen Sarish

Posted On March 19th, 2016 -

Feb. 25, 2016
Stephen Sarish, 69, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gregory and David; daughter Lisa Simpson; sisters Pamela Nemechek, Paula Sarish and Gail Hair; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Donald Tamio Hiroshige

Posted On March 19th, 2016 -

March 4, 2016
Donald Tamio Hiroshige, 86, of Pearl City, a retired computer operator at Fort Shafter and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian N., sons Kenneth T. and Richard T., daughter Carolyn E. Irvin, sister Evelyn T., six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Toshio Shirai

Posted On March 19th, 2016 -

Feb. 24, 2016
Toshio Shirai, 97, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired commercial fisherman and coffee farmer, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Kapapala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Asayo, sons Ronald and Lloyd, daughters Lynn S. Tanimoto and Janis Shirai, brother Takashi, sisters Mildrd Arai and Shizue Asato, four grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. March 26 at Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, Kealakekua. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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Violet Haruno Aisaka

Posted On March 19th, 2016 -

March 7, 2016
Violet Haruno Aisaka, 82, of Aiea, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Robert E.; son Michael D.; daughters Donna H. Nutting, Diane E. Nakamoto and Doreen M. Hidaka; brothers James S. and Kenneth H. Matsudo; sisters Dot Y. Ogasawara and Judy F. Nishimoto; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Evelyn W.L.C. Ing

Posted On March 19th, 2016 -

Feb. 28, 2016
Evelyn W.L.C. “Evie” Ing, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki Ace Hardware salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Melvin Ng, and Russell and Irvin Ing; brother Clifford; sisters May Dement, Maud Barrios and Jean Dalberg; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Anita Yen Tai Kam Souza

Posted On March 19th, 2016 -

March 3, 2016
Anita Yen Tai Kam Souza, 87, of Aiea, a retired Federal Aviation Administration clerical worker and retired state cashier, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard B.K. “Woody” Lee, daughter Lisa Ann Lee, brother Herman Kam, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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