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Virginia Farley Yabui

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Virginia Farley Yabui, 85, of Pearl City, a Hawaiian Telephone Co. retiree, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kahu Charles; son Derek; daughters Regina Labasan, Renette Heart, Charilyn “Nani” Smith, Ruth Plemer and Charlene “Cherie” Young; brother John Farley; sisters Mary “Charlotte” Rodenhurst and Ruth Crowder; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Beauclerc Gregory Hunt

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 13, 2013
Beauclerc Gregory Hunt, 103, of Honolulu, a retired generator watch engineer for Hawaiian Electric Co., died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in British Guiana. He is survived by daughters Jeannette Smiddy and Marietta Bennett, sisters Mary Gillis and Joan Tate, five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private celebration of life.

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Barbara Sadako Nakano

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 15, 2013
Barbara Sadako Nakano, 74, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis, sons Francis Jr. and Michael, and sister Beverley Vieu. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Robert M. Yamamoto

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Robert M. Yamamoto, 89, of Honolulu, proprietor of Robert Auto Service and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Gladys and daughters Lois Yamamoto-Purdy and Ann Yamamoto-Wong. Private services.

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Kaito Inakoshi

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 18, 2013
Kaito Inakoshi, 21, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Kazuhito and Kazumi, brother Skye and grandparents Hiromi and Kaoru. Visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dorothy Yoshiye Oishi

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Dorothy Yoshiye Oishi, 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by a son and a daughter. Private services.

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Yuri Ishibashi

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Yuri Ishibashi, 98, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Human Services accountant, died in Manoa Senior Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Florence I. Kimura. Private services.

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Gladys Hanako Sakai

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Nov. 25, 2013
Gladys Hanako Sakai, 89, of Hilo, an employee of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. in the quality control department, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Sharon Muraki and Audrey Sakai-Smith, sister Sueno Saruwatari, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Rosemary Leilani Kaleiopu

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 22, 2013
Rosemary Leilani Kaleiopu, 64, of Waianae died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Solomon A. Jr.; sons Manuel, Solomon A. III and Sean Kaleiopu, Loeka Longakit and James Sewell; daughters Kianna and Leinani Kaleiopu, Tiara Longakit, Mary Igafo and Shirley Santiago; brothers Joseph Buck, Conrad DeQuilla, William Jameson and Edward Clark; sisters Lolani Kekipi, Marian Cambra and Marlene Armijos; and 22 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Saturday at Kaupuni Park, Waianae Valley. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Abraham Yan Tong Siu

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 16, 2013
Abraham Yan Tong Siu, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state attorney and an Army veteran, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Holly and sister Theresa Chun. Private services.

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Ray H. Kobayashi

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 6, 2013
Ray H. Kobayashi, 69, of Honolulu, a former stockbroker and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Christopher K. and sisters Gladys Nitta and Carol Lee. Private services.

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Herman R. Smith

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Herman R. “Smitty” Smith, 75, of Mililani, a driver and supervisor for Oahu Transit Services and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Alma Brinston-Smith, son Richie and brother Bradley Jones. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Lei welcome.

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Kelly-Ann Laulani Valentine Costales

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Kelly-Ann Laulani Valentine Costales, 42, of Kapolei, a hairstylist for MasterCuts Pearlridge, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Adam, daughters Kelsie-Ann and Alexis Valentine, and parents Charles and Audrey Swift. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Pearl City Community Church. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Vivian Botelho Larrere

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Vivian Botelho Larrere, 95, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Francesca Denton and Michele Larrere, sister Ernestine Waidzunas and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ethel Mitsuko Sumida

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Ethel Mitsuko Sumida, 98, of Pearl City died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Donn, daughters Lois Choi and Patti Hisaka, brother Rikio Tsuda, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Caroline Linda Dunn

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Caroline Linda Dunn, 75, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in New York. She is survived by son Aaron E.; daughter Cynthia Dunn-Green; brothers David, Robert and Richard Jones; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Dec. 17.

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Irene Hee Leong

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Irene Hee Leong, 100, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Denis, Alexander and Chris; daughter Cornelia Sandborn; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Avelina Suguitan Vea

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Avelina Suguitan Vea, 86, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Jose R., son Joselito, sister Clemencia Magarin and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Program: 10 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Chrysologus Flores

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 15, 2013
Chrysologus “Chrys” Flores, 72, of Waianae, a retiree of Kaiser Cement and HPOWER, and a veteran of the Navy and Air Force Reserve, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gloria, son Robert, daughters Christine F. Auwae and Jennifer F. Maynard, brother George Sr., sisters Sophie Flores and Victoria F. Carroll, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Waianae. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Murray S. McLean

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2013
Murray S. McLean, 73, of Hilo, a United Airlines retiree and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Fort Wayne, Ind. He is survived by wife Jan; son Mark; daughter Marla Sabadell; sisters Kathy Frank, Susie Riecke and Julie Armstrong; and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Protestant Church, Hilo. Inurnment at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Corazon Flores Villasista

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Nov. 26, 2013
Corazon Flores Villasista, 68, of Kaneohe, a maintenance secretary at Castle Medical Center, died in Kailua. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Florencio B.; brothers Abdon Jr. and Abner Martin, and Emilio and Felix Linan; and sisters Thelma Martin, Nancy Guerpo, Corazon Banaga and Fidela Cabalang. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jamie Toshio Furuichi

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Jamie Toshio Furuichi, 58, of Pearl City, a Frito-Lay salesman, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by son Jason, daughter Jennifer Renasia, mother Jean, brother Jarrett, sister Robyn Yoshida and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Steve Pedro Miguel

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Steve Pedro Miguel, 90, of Ewa Beach, a security guard, died at home. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Arcadia, sons Stephen and Immanuel, daughter Chora Ma Cherry, a brother, two sisters and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Arlen J. Walsten

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Nov. 26, 2013
Arlen J. Walsten, 79, of Aiea, vice president of sales and marketing for POP Fishing and Marine, and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Frederic, Wis. He is survived by wife Irene, son Steven, daughter Cheryl Trott and sister Nadine. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Harbor View Center, second floor, 1129 N. Nimitz Highway.

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Mack Nobuyuki Hamabata

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 13, 2013
Mack Nobuyuki Hamabata, 80, of Honolulu, a structural engineer for the federal government and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla, son Michael, daughters Bernie and Pamela, brother Glenn, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Florence Macaulay Mitchell

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 16, 2013
Florence Macaulay “Betsy-Sandy” Mitchell, 89, of Volcano, Hawaii, retired director of donor recruitment and community relations for the Blood Bank of Hawaii and co-founder and past president of the Cooper Center Council, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born at Schofield Barracks. She is survived by husband Robert “Mitch” Jr., son Jim, daughter Mary Lou M. Davis, sister Margaret M. “Peggy” Woods and three grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Cooper Center Council.

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Richard Sing Wong

Posted On December 24th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Richard Sing Wong, 90, of Kaneohe, an auto mechanic, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Koolaupoko. He is survived by wife Jean, daughters Naomi Yamada and Cecily Ornelles, a brother, three sisters and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Hanako Hoe

Posted On December 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Hanako Hoe, 93, of Honolulu died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Dennis, daughters Charlene Gray and Vanessa Arshad, brother Kenjiro Uehara, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Yoneo Sagawa

Posted On December 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Yoneo Sagawa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii professor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Penelope T. and Irene T. Private services.

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Gordon Alan Ilae Sr.

Posted On December 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Gordon Alan Ilae Sr., 68, of Waimanalo, a Precision Motor Rebuilders auto mechanic, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gordon Jr., George and John; daughter Michele; sisters Ululani “Ulu,” Ilona and Sandy; brother Anson “Slim”; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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