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George Hiromi Tamura

Posted On March 17th, 2014 -

March 1, 2014
George Hiromi Tamura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired shoe sales manager and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Randall, Darryl and Lindsey; daughter Gayle; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Casual attire.

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Virginia Magaoay

Posted On March 17th, 2014 -

Jan. 17, 2014
Virginia Magaoay, 85, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by sons Victorino, Larry and Kamana; daughters Cresencia Rulloda, Esther Magaoay, Erica Tate and Kainoa Rodriguez; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Tang Jr.

Posted On March 17th, 2014 -

Feb. 28, 2014
Charles “Chaz” Tang Jr., 60, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu police officer, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Charles Y. and Charlton W.; hanai son Paoa Godsey; daughters Jamie L. Tang and Alexa and Franceska Durkin-Tang; mother Avis A.; brother Russell-Ryan; sisters Sharon A. Akana, Rowena-Mae Wong and Annie-Amoy Tang; and caregivers Margaret “Margo” Sneed and Charles “Charlie” Lambert. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Christopher Anthony Souza Sr.

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 25, 2014
Christopher Anthony Souza Sr., 54, of Kahului, a delivery truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Kahului. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Justin and Bradly, brother Norman and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Jose Zaragosa Aguinaldo

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

March 2, 2014
Jose Zaragosa “Cinto” Aguinaldo, 66, of Kahului, a retired Pioneer Mill mechanic, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elena; son Joel; daughters Janett Kahaulelio, Mary Jane Aguinaldo and Josie Alejandro; brothers Pitong, Damios and Alejandro Jr.; sister Mely Cabansag; eight grandchildren; and a hanai grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Joyce Toshiko Tam Ho

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Joyce Toshiko Tam Ho, 83, of Kahului, died in Hale Makua. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Jeff; daughters Donna Criste and Jan and Michelle Tam Ho; sisters Harriet Welch, Ruth Murakami, Mildred Endo and Sally Viveiros; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Jane K. Burton

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

Feb. 20, 2014
Jane K. Burton, 87, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Lee and Dean, daughter Kimberly Okabayashi, brother Shigeji Kogachi, sister Masako Cornell, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Judy Yoneko Tomisato

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

Feb. 12, 2014
Judy Yoneko Tomisato, 76, of Mililani, a Gyotaku retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Sashiki-Cho, Okinawa. She is survived by husband George N., son Jamie, daughter Carrie Ann A. Kubo, brothers Nobuo and Takeshi Taira, sisters Shige and Haruko, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Petra Camero Cabatu

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Petra Camero “Etrang” Cabatu, 100, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama care center. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Bernardino, Jaime and Elson; daughters Virginia Pajo, Natalia Abad, Rae Cabatu and Cecelia Cardines; 29 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park in Papaikou. Aloha attire.

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Anita Silverio Valera

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

March 8, 2014
Anita Silverio Valera, 65, of Paia, Maui, died at home under hospice care. She was born in Shanghai, China. She is survived by husband Edgardo V., son John, sister Julita Main and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Additional visitation: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested in Valera’s name to the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (4915 St. Elmo Ave., Suite 202, Bethesda, MD, 20814) or Kapiolani Health Foundation.

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Erik Martin Ekenberg

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

Feb. 26, 2014
Erik Martin Ekenberg, 46, of Kula, Maui, an automotive mechanic, died at home. He was born in New London, Conn. He is survived by companion Stacey Stiller, son Erik B., daughter Makena, father Chris and brothers Nathaniel Chung and Adam King. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Church of the First Born, Haliimaile. Scattering of ashes at noon Saturday at Launiupoko Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Garry Loo Yamada

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 31, 2014
Garry Loo Yamada, 54, of Keaau, Hawaii, director of field operations for Yamada Diversified, field commissioner/fundraising coordinator for Keaukaha Pop Warner Football Association, and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Nola; son Brett “Mana”; daughters Cara Dudoit and Chastity Yamada; brothers Robert, Kelly, Weston and Curtis; sister Donna Miller; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Gathering Place, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Additional celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. March 23 at Wailoa State Park large pavilion. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Wallace Akira Endo

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

March 2, 2014
Wallace Akira Endo, 79, of Wailuku, a painting contractor, died at home under hospice care. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Joyce S., son Gregory, daughters Penny L. Endo and Stephanie Nagai, brother Victor, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Joyce Marie Estabrooke

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

Feb. 24, 2014
Joyce Marie Estabrooke, 82, of Hauula, a Rivers Industrial office manager, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Kenosha, Wis. She is survived by sons Jack and Kip Anderson; daughters Kay Henrickson and Jill McCafferty; stepson Richard L.; stepdaughters Pamala and Donna; sister Betty Brunke; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside service: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Chan Sau How

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

March 13, 2014
Chan Sau How, 100, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Meixian, Guangdong, China. She is survived by sons Karl, Sidney, George, Robert, Frank and Raymond; daughters Mook Lan, Choong Lan, Tsui Lan and Chiow Lan; 25 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Andrea Kawailani Martin

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

Feb. 12, 2014
Andrea Kawailani Martin, 70, of Kaneohe, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John “Dino” and Carlos; daughters Kalei Freitas and Andrea P. Martin; father George W.K. Baker; stepmother Mary Ann Baker; brothers Keoki, Virgil and Ronald Baker; sisters Rosemary Braun and Kimberly Stevens; 20 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Salvador Reyes Jr.

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

Feb. 19, 2014
Salvador Reyes Jr., 77, of Waimanalo, a Matson Navigation container repairman and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Elaine; sons Shawn and Schell; daughter Sheeree Himmelman; mother Kauila P.; brothers Keith, Fred and Dr. Phillip Reyes, and Clarence Loo; sister Sharon Nishihira; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.

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Adelina Argallon Rombaoa

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Adelina Argallon Rombaoa, 84, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by son Robert; daughter Letty Di Lillo; brothers Federico and Villamor Argallon; and sisters Consolacion and Merlina Asuncion, Marie Dela Cruz and Salud Agustin. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joseph Char

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 1, 2014
Joseph Char, 79, of Kaneohe, a Loomis armored car courier and an Air Force veteran, died in Aloha Nursing Rehab Centre. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Harriet K., sons Joseph A. and Corey K., daughters Ginger L. Mitte and Leigh I. Char, sisters Hannah Kamoe and Virgle Kahananui, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Edward K. Plunkett

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 4, 2014
Edward K. Plunkett, 75, of Ewa Beach, an iron worker, died at home. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by son Nathan; daughters Elena and Maile Plunkett, Ku’ulei Keawe, Cheryl Horner and Leonie DeVera; sister Lorraine Kenui; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bow Yin Ching

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Bow Yin Ching, 93, of Hono-lulu, a clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Alfred Yuen and sister Eva Mokiao. Private services.

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Samuel Martinez Ramos

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 11, 2014
Samuel Martinez Ramos, 61, of Lihue, a retired heavy equipment operator for Lihue Sugar Plantation and a landscaper and maintenance employee for Smith’s Tropical Paradise, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Reynalda “Renee”; son Samuel “Jun” Jr.; brothers Reynaldo, German, Crescencio “Cres” and Jerry; sister Gladdy Palaroan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 29 at Immaculate Conception Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Robert Lyman Dodge Sr.

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 11, 2014
Robert Lyman Dodge Sr., 91, of Honolulu, president and chief executive officer of Dodge, Tanaka & Dodge Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Park City, Utah. He is survived by wife Maurine, sons Douglas and Robert Jr., daughters Robin Markle and Deborah Dodge, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

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Salvador Reyes Jr.

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 19, 2014
Salvador Reyes Jr., 77, of Waimanalo, a Matson Navigation container repairman and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Elaine; sons Shawn and Schell; daughter Sheeree Himmelman; brothers Keith, Fred and Dr. Phillip Reyes, and Clarence Loo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Clavelina Corpuz Esguerra

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 27, 2014
Clavelina Corpuz Esguerra, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Genaro; son Celso; daughters Norma E. Vilorlia, Evelyn E. Salon, Ludevina E. Aragon and Rachel E. Pascual; 20 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. March 22 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert B. Roberts Jr.

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Robert B. “Bobby” Roberts Jr., 79, of Hono-lulu, a retired vocalist and a retired Air Force staff sergeant, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Sanchia M., son Robert B. “Bob” III, daughters Cindy L. Grove and Carol T. Ritter, stepdaughter Lorna Doherty, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Diane Nan Hee Hanna

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Diane Nan Hee Hanna, 68, of Honolulu, an airline reservations agent, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Mark, sons Martin and Nick Lau, daughters Reina Lau and Jamie Rapoza, mother Lily Kim, brothers Lloyd and Jeffrey Lim, sisters Maxine Shea and Susan Lim, and a grandchild. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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Sunday Vicente Sabala

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Sunday Vicente Sabala, 77, of Ewa Beach, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Paciencia A. “Pacing”; sons Arnold Paul and Jason; daughters Arlene Mae and Stephanie Sabala, and Christine Tsubaki; sisters Juanita Umipeg and Elenora Manaday; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Roger Williams Hawes

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 10, 2014
Roger Williams Hawes, 77, of Volcano, Hawaii, proprietor of Roger’s Keaau Junction Restaurant & Bar and Hawes Brothers Auto Service, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Multnomah County, Ore. He is survived by daughters Barbara Rennie, Nancy Baker and Linda Williams; brothers Ron, Steve and Stanley; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Amateur Softball Association girls program or University of Hawaii at Hilo women’s softball program. Condolences may be sent to Linda Williams at rogerhawes77@outlook.com or P.O. Box 91104, Henderson, NV 89009. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Masako Fukushima Satsuda

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 15, 2014
Masako Fukushima Satsuda, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Jiro and Masuichi Fukushima, and sister Grace Otsuka. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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