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Melvin Kim You Ching

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 18, 2015
Melvin Kim You Ching, 78, of Honolulu, a retired supply technician for the Navy and a district manager for The Honolulu Advertiser, died in Island Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sylvia, sons Jeffery and Jon, daughter Jolyn, brother Arnold, sisters Lorraine “Honey” Chun and Aileen Idehara, and stepsister Betty Wo. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Nora Tonoye Nozaki

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 9, 2015
Nora Tonoye Nozaki, 91, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a Ben Franklin Store clerk in Kainaliu, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Danny and James, sister Dorothy Mori and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Louise A.K. Field Yates

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 16, 2015
Louise A.K. Field Yates, 73, of Kapaa, Kauai, a pathology transcriptionist for Wilcox Memorial Hospital and Clinical Labs Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Marcia Buratti and Monica Ka’auwai, brother David Field, sister Jewell Cote and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Jan. 31 at All Saints Episcopal Church. Services: 10 a.m. Private inurnment.

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Penelope Kamaile Frias

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 18, 2015
Penelope Kamaile Frias, 69, of Honolulu, a cosmetologist, died at home. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George V., son Tony, daughter Sherry Yamashita, sister Elvira Chong, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Raymond Kaliano Obra

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Dec. 25, 2014
Raymond Kaliano Obra, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Army master sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons Kermit, Dexter and Lance; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Roy Goro Fukuda

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 10, 2015
Roy Goro Fukuda, 94, of Pearl City, a retired Air Force aircraft mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lane and Mark, brothers Nori and Henry, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 31 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 2 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Gregoria Esona Planas

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 18, 2015
Gregoria Esona Planas, 85, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired housekeeping manager at Kauai Beach Bay Resort, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Leslie and Gregory, daughters Bridget Evans and Georgia Silva, brothers Salvador and Raymond Esona, 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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George W. Grace

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 17, 2015
George W. Grace, 93, of Honolulu, an emeritus professor of linguistics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and founding editor of the journal Oceanic Linguistics, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Corinth, Miss. He is survived by wife Liz Foster, sons Mark Grace and Matt Foster, daughter Erika and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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Paul Raleigh

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 12, 2015
Paul Raleigh, 52, of Kailua-Kona, an electrician and a fisherman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Boston. He is survived by daughter Ashley, son Cole and brother Stephen. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Feb. 8 at Honokohau Harbor, left side lookout. Loose flowers welcome. Call 315-3513 for information.

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Tadayuki Ishizaki

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 16, 2015
Tadayuki Ishizaki, also known as “Ali” and Tad,” 94, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin photographer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Musumi; son Darryl L.; daughters Lynn Y. Ishizaki, Gwen H. Okada and Claire S. Rivers; caregiver Alan Rivers; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Orencio Badua Sacoco

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Dec. 23, 2014
Orencio Badua Sacoco, 62, of Waipahu, a retired building maintenance employee for The Waterfront at Puuloa, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Arsenia R. “Maria,” sons Roderick R. “Richard” and Jezepher R. “Jessie,” daughters Mary Joan S. “Joanne” Ancheta and Shanarelle R. “Shana” Sacoco, sister Angelita Sacoco Badua and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sarah K. Jenkins

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Dec. 24, 2014
Sarah K. Jenkins, 78, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harry L., Ricky K., Kelly G. and Steven R.; daughters Margaret S. Apilado and Jane K. Togiai; brother Ernest Kanoa; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 31 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Amy M. Sakihama

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 11, 2015
Amy M. Sakihama, 81, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Glenn and Ralph, sister Betty Ono and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Kelly Lynn Kauahi

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Dec. 25, 2014
Kelly Lynn Kauahi, 40, of Honolulu, a Diversified Sales consultant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by parents Bobby and Rhea, sister Amy, brother Scott, stepbrother Guy Taylor and grandmother Frances Marzioli. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Nicolas Baza Santos

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 16, 2015
Nicolas Baza Santos, 74, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. He was born in Saipan. He is survived by wife Hilaria K., daughter M.S. Sablan, son and nephew Dominic B. Pangelinan, sisters Eduvices S. Benavente and Francisca B. Santos, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Andrew Pine Kauai Jr.

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 13, 2015
Andrew Pine Kauai Jr., 56, of Waimea, Hawaii, a cowboy and ranch hand for the Ulupalakua and Parker ranches, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by companion Katie Cooper; sons Wesley and Ty; stepfather Merton Kekiwi Sr.; brothers Dana Gibson, Ronnie and Willy Kauai, Rick, Merton Jr. and Charles Kekiwi, Haia Auweloa and Kaimi Kona’aihele; and sisters Cherllee Fukumitsu and Doreen Kekiwi. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 31 at Kahua Ranch at Kohala Mountain Road. Services: 11 a.m. Maui visitation: 2 p.m. Feb. 26 at Oskie Rice Arena on Olinda Road, Makawao. Services: 4 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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Laura C. Silva

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 16, 2015
Laura C. Silva, 93, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kalaheo. She is survived by daughters Audrey Silva and Laureen Ranis, son Randy, brother Walter Caldeira, nine grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 31 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Yoshie Kimura

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 7, 2015
Yoshie “Y” Kimura, 94, of Hilo, co-owner of the former Y. Kimura Fish Market and a flower grower, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Dora Sato and Frances Kadota, son Art, brothers Clifford and Robert Nagao, sisters Kikue Noshioka and Michi Hori, eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at Hilo Meishoin, 97 Olona St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Henry Susumu Tasaka

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 17, 2015
Henry Susumu Tasaka, 80, of Kahului, owner and operator of Tasaka Guri Guri Shop in Maui Mall, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Florence, daughters Gail Saito and Cindy Ing, brother Setsuo, sisters Thelma Odo and Jean Nagao, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Kahului Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to Kahului Hongwanji. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Sui King Kwok

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 8, 2015
Sui King Kwok, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by sons Zi Fan and Zi Ao Lei, and daughters Yuan Mei Cheng, Yuan Ni Lin and Yuan Dan Lei. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Keooudone Thakhamhor

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

Jan. 15, 2015
Keooudone Thakhamhor, 70, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Laos. She is survived by husband Robert K.; sons Kimpone, Xa Ya, Phaythoune and Phayboun; daughters Phetsamone Bansaphong, Jenny Abalos, and Joanne, Stacey, Manithong and Merry Thakhamhor; 31 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Laotian Buddhist services and cremation to follow.

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Warren Kuuipoaloha Kaaihue

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

Dec. 31, 2014
Warren Kuuipoaloha Kaaihue, 75, of Waianae, a truck driver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Warren Jr., Silvester, Maurice and Ioane Kaaihue, Francis Mariano, Chucky May and Ted Kahawai; daughters Eve Kaaihue-Berardi, Danielle Kaaihue, Maile Kaaihue-Fevella, Liana Kaaihue-Sulio, Haunani Kahawai and Ka-leolani Kaaihue-Asopaolo; and sisters Lulu Vincent and Winnie Badayos. Private services.

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Kyoichi Kanekuni

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

Jan. 17, 2015
Kyoichi Kanekuni, 91, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kekaha Sugar Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Mana, Kauai. He is survived by sons Steven Kanekuni and Jason McMurray, daughter Joyce Parubrub, brother Roku, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

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Thomas Seiji Kaneo

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

Dec. 24, 2014
Thomas Seiji Kaneo, 63, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, owner of Kona Fire Services, an instructor in the use of fire equipment and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kealakekua. He is survived by wife Cathy, daughters Lehua Kaneo and Jennifer Souza, brothers Robert and Stanley, sister Lorraine Haraguchi and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Hamako Lawson

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

Jan. 14, 2015
Hamako “Mariko” Lawson, 83, of Kapolei, a retired Outrigger Hotels housekeeper, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by son Dwayne E. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dean Lee

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

Jan. 1, 2015
Dean Lee, 59, of Honolulu, a retired Navy information technology specialist, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Deanne and brothers Dr. Worldster, Taoward, Philmund, Rytwin and Licius. Private services. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Yoshimori Miyashiro

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

Jan. 12, 2015
Yoshimori Miyashiro, 100, of Honolulu, an Ewa Storage Ltd. warehouse supervisor, died in Islands Hospice. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Randy M., Alden A. and Layton Y.; daughter Gayle N. Wong; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Miyako Nakai

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

Dec. 29, 2014
Miyako Nakai, 94, of Honolulu, a Wahiawa Library employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Paul, daughter Cynthia, brother Moriyoshi Hiratani, sisters Ann Goya and Violet Padilla, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Arcadia Community Services, 1434 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822.

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June Kulamanu Oda

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

Jan. 10, 2015
June Kulamanu Oda, 84, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii social work professor, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Centre. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by brother Norman K. and sisters Jacqueline K. Oda and Normadeene K. Musick. Private services.

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Nellie T. Oshige

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

Nov. 28, 2014
Nellie T. Oshige, 94, of Aiea, a retired Navy secretary, died in Pearl City Nursing Facility. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by son Stephen, daughter Maureen Abe, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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