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Vicenta Andrade

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

June 14, 2016
Vicenta “Vicky” Andrade, 74, of Kahului, a retired display merchandiser for Tams Sampan Catering and Flowers by Min-J, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Stanley; daughters Zina Nefalar, Jody Sawai and Dawn Stephens; brother Tony Lanias; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 24 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Carmen Javonillo Josue

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May 27, 2016
Carmen Javonillo Josue, 82, of Waianae, a retired workmen’s compensation specialist for Kalama Services at Johnston Atoll, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion David O. Iona; sons Ronald S., Donald R., Derwin L. and Wayne “Dadai”; daughters Rosemarie J. Achuela and Josephine “Joji” Silva; brother Faustino “Jay” Javonillo Jr.; sisters Lucia Javonillo and Elsie Inez; 22 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ashley Joanne Yeager

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June 6, 2016
Ashley Joanne Yeager, 30, of Honolulu died in Kapolei. She was born in Mesa, Ariz. She is survived by parents Scott D. and Catherine M., brother Dustin G. and sister Brooke J. Foutch. Private services.

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Gaymond Hiwauli Apaka

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May 22, 2016
Gaymond Hiwauli Apaka, 60, of Hilo, a Christian education teacher at Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus Middle School and associated pastor at Haili Congregational Church, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Elena “Eri”; sons Lon, Kensy and Kimo; parents Kenneth and Pansy; sister Alana Foster; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. June 25 at Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus, William Charles Lunalilo Center. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Patrick Kalanikau

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June 3, 2016
Patrick Kalanikau, 75, of Kihei, Maui, a retired state Harbors Division employee, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Mapu; sons Patrick and Troy; daughters Noe Kalanikau, Angela Kalanikau-Kaipo and Kim Kekahuna; brother Lincoln Abiera; sister Marlene Waikiki; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 26 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Tammy Tamako Yoshitake

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June 12, 2016
Tammy Tamako Yoshitake, 92, of Honolulu, an accounting clerk, died in Islands Hospice. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Ty T. Services pending.

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Andrew Anthony Armato

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June 13, 2016
Dr. Andrew Anthony Armato, 89, of Wailuku, a Navy veteran who served in World War II, a physician and a gentleman farmer, died at home. He was born in Winchester, Mass. He is survived by wife Patricia K. Schnepp, sons Michael and Douglas, daughter Rebecca, sisters Mary LaPage and Beatrice Armato, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No services. Family requests that trees be planted in his memory.

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Norman Katsuo Kaneshiro

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May 25, 2016
Norman Katsuo Kaneshiro, 75, of Kailua, a retired Quality General mason, died in Hospice Hawaii-Kailua Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol K.; daughter Jill Johnson Alagao; brothers Kenneth H. “Masa,” Manning M., Eugene T., Roy M. and Lincoln H.; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 24 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Librada Cubar Belen

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June 14, 2016
Librada Cubar Belen, also known as “Libring” and “Badang,” 31, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, died in Hospice of Hilo, Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by parents Romulo, also known as “Romy” and “Molong,” and Teresita Belen, also known as “Tessie” and “Tersing”; brothers Roderick, Geronimo, Herry and Harold; and sisters Mary Grace Vlahovic and Angelica Reynell Belen. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 25 at St. Anthony Catholic Church-Laupahoehoe. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Apolosi Lauhingoa

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June 15, 2016
Apolosi Lauhingoa, 61, of Kahuku, owner of Lauhingoa Contractors, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Te’ekiu, Tonga. He is survived by wife Paeaihevahamama’o; sons Apolosi Jr., Mafile’o and Siaosi; daughters Paeaihevahamama’o Olive, Leipiano Farahei and Ponita Kaufusi; brothers Siaosi and Onehunga; sisters Paese Tauataina, Siosiana Kalamafoni and Ma’ama Taufalele; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 24 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku Third Ward. Services: noon. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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William Kenneth Carles

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June 12, 2016
William Kenneth Carles, 82, of Waihee, Maui, a Marine Corps veteran and a retired Postal Service route carrier in Kihei, died at home. He was born in Indiana. He is survived by wife Felicidad, son Mark, daughters Tanya Bivins and Cody Hamilton, brother Freddie, sister Ruth Ann Wagner, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. No services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Richard Oscar Linke

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June 15, 2016
Richard Oscar “Dick” Linke, 98, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a personal manager in the entertainment industry, former Lakeside Golf Club president and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Bettina; sons Paul and Richard Jr.; daughters Nanci Linke-Ellis, Katharine Linke and Bettina Marie McCullough; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

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Donald Dela Cruz

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June 15, 2016
Donald Dela Cruz, 64, of Deer Park, Texas, an engineer and an Army veteran, died at his niece’s residence. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mary Ann; sons Donald K., Mason N. and Donovan K.; daughter Mary Ann Poole; brothers Alfred, Rodney and Ronald Dela Cruz, and Claude and Michaels Swain; sisters Cynthia and Lynn; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. June 22 at 54-409 Ikuone Place, Makaha, HI 96792.

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Doris Lorraine Loebl

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June 7, 2016
Doris Lorraine Loebl, 75, of Honolulu, a histology technician, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert R. “Herkey,” son Kevin K., daughter Karen U. and brother Clarence DeMattos. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 25 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Services: 11 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Mary Ku’uleilani Farm

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April 2, 2016
Mary Ku’uleilani Farm, 89, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant who was part of the original crew, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frank Jr., son Frank “Butch” III, daughters Josephine “Jodee” and Linda L. “Cissy,” and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 26 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Grace Darlein Bobbette Moore

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June 10, 2016
Grace Darlein Bobbette Moore, 90, of Volcano, Hawaii, a McInerny advertising executive, died at home. She was born in Weeping Water, Neb. She is survived by daughters Lisa Gates and Leianna Jones, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Robert Charles Flair

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April 15, 2016
Dr. Robert Charles “Bob” Flair, 79, of Kailua, a Straub Clinic and Hospital pathologist and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in New Orleans. He is survived by wife Simone; daughters Jeanine Grandchamp, Yvette Elledge-Rhodes and Michele Beaumont; brother Kenneth; and 10 grandchildren. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. June 24 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Clay Arthur Kaleolani Mortensen

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

May 19, 2016
Clay Arthur Kaleolani Mortensen, 48, of Wailuku, a musician and singer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Peter Arciero, Joel Au Young, Clarence Mortensen Jr., and Jon and Michael Knotts; and sisters Constance “Connie” Mortensen, Carla Au Young and Wendy Vierra. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. June 26 at Kailua Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. For information about donations, call 808-457-5968.

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Esmenia Subia Foronda

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May 26, 2016
Esmenia Subia Foronda, 67, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired laundry department employee at Life Care Center of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Joel and Noel N.; mother Catalina Subia; brother Jaime Subia; sisters Emiliana Galima, Estela Ellazar and Norma S. Lato; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 24 at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Inurnment: 10 a.m. June 27 at Homelani Memorial Park.

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Keith Kenji Nakayama

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June 1, 2016
Keith Kenji Nakayama, 60, of Mililani, a retired Wheeler Middle School band director, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Colleen E. and brother Harvey. Visitation: 3 p.m. June 25 at Mililani High School gym. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Demetrio Magno Gambalan

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May 19, 2016
Demetrio Magno Gambalan, 96, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Sugar laborer and a “Fabulous Five” member at Sacred Heart Catholic Church-Hawi, died at home. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Emily, daughters Margaret Hoshida and Debbie Ellazar, sister Feliza Batara, 13 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 25 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church-Hawi. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Halawa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Paul E. Pellerin

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May 30, 2016
Paul E. Pellerin, 84, of Honolulu, a Realtor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Montreal. He is survived by wife Harriet H. and brother Gilles. Private services.

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Haruko Goshi

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May 21, 2016
Haruko Goshi, 100, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua-Wailuku. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Calvin, Randal and Clifford; daughters Jane Sato and Emiko Goshi; sister Gladys Kubo; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Lusia Pomele

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June 2, 2016
Lusia Pomele, 65, of Pago Pago, American Samoa, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pago Pago. She is survived by husband High Talking Chief Fa’amausili P.A.; sons Edmund P. and Albert J. Amataga, and Bryant U. and Pita J. Pomele; daughter Doris F. Nauer; mother Fagalima B. Kealoha; brothers Samu and Toga Taumanupepe, and Lono Kealoha; sisters Toafa Heder and Saiselu Walker; stepbrother Sam Kanakanui; stepsisters Meleane Tautolo, Peka Liaina and Charlotte Hee; hanai sister Lucy Toetu; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 20 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published June 16.

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Mack Hisayoshi Hamada

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June 12, 2016
Mack Hisayoshi Hamada, 91, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, prosecutor and retired chairman of the Hawaii Public Employment Relations Board, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol, son Michael H., daughter Jennifer S. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 24 at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Services: 6 p.m. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Kalyp Allen Rapoza

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June 6, 2016
Kalyp Allen “The Soljah” Rapoza, 25, of Hilo, a landscaper, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Kayliah Aguiar; father Greg; mother Lynette Mae; sisters Malu Pabro, Barbie-Jo Rapoza, and Jennifer and Letitia Mae; grandfather William Mae; and grandmother Gloria Pantohan. Visitation: noon June 26 at Wailoa State Park, Pavilion 3. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Casual attire. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Warren Teruo Higa

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May 26, 2016
Warren Teruo Higa, 74, of Waipahu, an Army veteran and a retired First Hawaiian Bank vice president in the business services division, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Geraldine S. “Gerry,” son Lance S., brother David M., and sisters Thelma S. Mitsuyasu and Jane H. Liu. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. June 24 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Charlotte Jean Thompson Remigio

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May 19, 2016
Charlotte Jean Thompson Remigio, 57, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by sons Johnny III, Maui and Zachary Remigio, and Brandon Thompson; daughters Shanelle Thompson and Summer Galacgac; sister Debbie Jarrett; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Walter Yukio Hosokawa

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April 29, 2016
Walter Yukio “Hoso” Hosokawa, 79, of Honolulu, a retired engineer and an Air Force second lieutenant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris S., daughter Lia Park, sister Jane Torikai, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. June 25 at Kaimuki Christian Church. Services: 11 a.m.

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Lois Bright Rojas

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June 6, 2016
Lois Bright Rojas, 80, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William E., and parents Joseph and Annie W. Bright. Services: 10 a.m. June 24 at The Key Project, 47-200 Waihee Road.

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