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Deborah Pualani Hoohuli

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Dec. 23, 2015
Deborah Pualani Hoohuli, 57, of Waianae, an employee of Gate Gourmet, Sky Chef, Lufthansa, Wackenhut Security and Del Monte Cannery, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Helen P.; brother Joseph Jr.; and sisters Henrietta K., Brenda K. and Maxine K. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 3 at the mortuary chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alvita Romena Raquel

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Dec. 19, 2015
Alvita Romena “Beth” Raquel, 52, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by husband Bonie “Bong”; son Henry Languit; daughter Maureen “Mo” Languit; brothers Alvaro Jr., Romeo and Richard Romena; sisters Estrella Venerable and Carolyn Moore; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Feb. 4 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:45 a.m. Feb. 5 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Tavita Hudson Sr.

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
David Tavita Hudson Sr., 73, of Wailuku, a retired electrical contractor and owner of Hudson’s Electric, and a former employee of Otis Elevator Co. and Securitas, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Ili’ili, American Samoa. He is survived by daughters Ivy Makaena and Shane Soriano; sisters Eseta Faletoi and Tulua Ulu; brothers Manuia, Sione, Tavita and Semanu Milo; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Feb. 4 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 5 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Kahului. Service: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Celestina Tumabang Rebucas

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 28, 2016
Celestina Tumabang Rebucas, 82, of Kailua-Kona, a flower, coffee and macadamia nut picker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Tubigon, Bohol, Philippines. She is survived by husband Antonio; sons Alexander, Edilberto, Elver and Florencio; daughters Rebecca and Marivic Rebucas, Florida Presiados, Elizabeth Caballero, Cel M. Jacob and Vizminda Jose; sisters Rosa Aracayos and Inday Policius; 21 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 3 at the family’s residence at 76-6169 Plumeria Road, Kailua-Kona, for an all-night vigil. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 4 at Kona Baptist Church on Kuakini Highway. Service: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Keremoana Kaanaana

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 26, 2016
Keremoana Kaanaana, 53, of Kahuku, an educational assistant at Kahuku Elementary School, died in Kahuku. She was born in Hamilton, New Zealand. She is survived by husband Lee S. Jr.; sons Tama and Justin; daughters Leialoha Kaanaana and Keremoana Wong; mother Waitohi Elkington; brothers John Jr., Raha, NgaHina and Hohepa Elkington; sisters Jeanette Katene, Maralyn Tilley and Berenice Au; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at the Kahuku 1st Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 56-589 Puuluana St. Service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edward Lawrence Robinson

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 23, 2016
Edward Lawrence “Eddie” Robinson, 68, of Lahaina and Waiehu, Maui, a food-and-beverage industry manager and a Pioneer Inn employee, died at home. He was born in Batavia, N.Y. He is survived by son Matthew B.K. Memorial celebration: 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 6 in the courtyard at Pioneer Inn. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Saini Toetu’u Kata

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Jan. 19, 2016
Saini Toetu’u Kata, 61, of Wailuku died at home. He was born in Neiafu, Tonga. He is survived by wife Vika, sons Siosifa M. and Sam C., daughter Vai O. Ma, brothers Sateki M. Kata and Paea H. Ma’u, sister Silongo I. Latu and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 5 at Norman’s Mortuary. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 6 at the mortuary. Burial: 3:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Glenn Joseph Rodrigues Sr.

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Jan. 20, 2016
Glenn Joseph “Chumpy” Rodrigues Sr., 69, of Hilo, a retired groundskeeper for the county Department of Parks and Recreation and an umpire for the National Federation of State High School Associations, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Glenn Jr., daughter Desiree Delo Santos, sister Maureen and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 4 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Wake service: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 5 at the mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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James Keanu Jr.

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Dec. 24, 2015
James “Kimo” Keanu Jr., 63, of Kualoa, a heavy equipment operator, died in Kaunakakai. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynette; sons Bryson, Bryant and Bryden Paonessa and Joshua Keanu; daughters Berlyn Paonessa, Casey Kealoha and Kristin Keanu-Isaako; brothers Whiston Kaulili and William Keanu; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Kualoa Ranch. Services: 4 p.m. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Sarah N. Seal

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 17, 2016
Sarah N. Seal, 28, of Pearl City, a waitress, died in Aiea. She was born in Washington, D.C. She is survived by companion Chase Nakamura, father Jason C., stepmother Brigitte L., and sister Rachel Wrenn. Services: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at Waioli Chapel. Donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or the Salvation Army.

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Raymond Ah Wah Lee

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 16, 2016
Raymond Ah Wah Lee, 92, of Honolulu, a retired loan officer with Bank of Hawaii and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Darrell and Raynell H., sisters Sylvia Lee and Sandra Tanaka, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dutchy Kiyei Shiroma

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Dec. 29, 2015
Dutchy Kiyei Shiroma, 93, of Aiea, an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Infantry, E Company, and a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Betty; sons Wesley and Jason; daughter Alison Johnson; brothers Sam, Alan and Charles; sister Jean Nakamoto; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Ji Xiang Liang

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 26, 2016
Ji Xiang Liang, 76, of Honolulu, a restaurant cook, died. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Wan Rong Chen; daughters Hanna Liang, Vicky Navasca and Renee and Gigi Leung; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 4 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Feb. 5 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Oscar Fernandez Soriano

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 18, 2016
Oscar Fernandez Soriano, 65, of Kahului, a landscaper with Island Plant Co., died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosario; sons Oscar, Carlito, Danilo, Yvone, Richard and Emil; daughter Madelyn; brother Violante; sisters Roberta Baldeviso and Estela Bisenio; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Christ the King Church. Prayer service: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Lester Lopes

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Dec. 7, 2015
Lester Lopes, 62, of Kauai died. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by son Shane, mother Edna, and sisters Stephanie Uejio, Raynette Lopes, Tammy Chun and Melissa Rogne. Private services.

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Sune Souphaphone

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 28, 2016
Sune Souphaphone, 74, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Vientiane, Laos. She is survived by daughter Lilly, brother Tahn Boudavong, sister Keo Boudavong, and two grandchildren. Laotian Buddhist visitation: 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

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Loralynn Theresa Lospoc

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 22, 2016
Loralynn Theresa Lospoc, 60, of Honolulu, an administrative assistant for GP Roadway Solutions, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Michele Boteler; mother Saludia; brothers Michael, Larry and Dane; and sisters Darlene Lospoc and Melissa Rodrigues. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mona Mary Yen Wolfe

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 26, 2016
Mona Mary Yen Wolfe, 83, of Wailea, Maui, died at home. She was born in Paukukalo, Maui. She is survived by husband Roland J.; sons Dale, Greg and Bob; daughter Susan; brothers Gordon and Al Yen; sisters Phyllis Kriese, Betty-Jane Schrader, Theresa Chun, Marilyn Knecht and Paula Sylva; caregiver and niece Lisa Espero; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 1 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Burial with prayer: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Velma Kuulei Brown

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 18, 2016
Velma Kuulei Brown, 74, of Kahului, Maui, a retired administrative assistant for Boeing in Seattle, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Gary; daughter Bronwyn L. Agarpao; hanai daughter Lynette “Lynko”; brothers Aaron, John, Wilfred and Glenwood R.K. Sr.; sisters Angeline M. Kubo, Sandra Pico and Leilani Freitas; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at Paia Hawaiian Protestant Church. Service: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jean Loui Jin Lum

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Dec. 12, 2015
Jean Loui Jin Lum, 77, of Kaimuki, a retired dean of the University of Hawaii School of Nursing, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother James L.H. and sister Annette L.I. Jim. Celebration of life service: 11 a.m. Feb. 16 at St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, 1515 Wilder Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawai’i or St. Clement’s Episcopal Church.

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George Keikichi Yamamoto

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Dec. 25, 2015
George Keikichi Yamamoto, 100, of Honolulu died in Waipahu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Matsue, son Walter, two brothers, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Vivian Wong Eng

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 11, 2016
Vivian Wong Eng, 94, of Honolulu, an insurance adjuster, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailua, Kauai. She is survived by son Barton; daughters Cheryl Eng-Link and Sandra Eng-Gilmour; hanai son Chris Reiser; brothers Robert, Alvin and Cyrus Wong; sisters Stella Ching and Ruby Siu; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Joshua Mendes

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Jan. 15, 2016
Joshua Mendes, 32, of Wailuku died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Allan J. Mendes Sr. and Shirley Ferreira, and brother Allan J. Jr. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Ann’s Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Charles Noboru Yonamine

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Dec. 27, 2015
Charles Noboru Yonamine, 93, of Waianae, an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Aiea. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Mabel M., son Marvin and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 4 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Roschurlinda Dugay Farinas

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Dec. 16, 2015
Roschurlinda Dugay “Rose” Farinas, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Izuo Brothers packer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. She is survived by husband Rodolfo, son Jonathan, daughters Irene Dayuha and Rochel Farinas, sisters Eden Grace Mendiola and Josephine Pong, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, Honolulu. Service: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at the cathedral basilica. Mass at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Martin K. Mortensen

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 25, 2016
Martin K. Mortensen, 40, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by companion Codi Piano; sons Michael and Douglas “Kua”; hanai son Makana Kauhaahaa; hanai daughter Malia Kauhaahaa; mother Mokihana Kauhaahaa; brothers Chad Kauhaahaa and Preston and Kendall Grove; sisters Lisa Ann Kalawaia and Savannah Vaituulala; and grandfather Moses Kauhaahaa Jr. Visitation: 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Service: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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James Yukio Yoshikawa Jr.

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 6, 2016
James Yukio “Son” Yoshikawa Jr., 76, of Mililani, a mason, died in Hilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons James Y. III, Bryan T. and Peter A.; daughter Donna; brothers Richard Yoshikawa and Michael Souza; sisters Gertrude Lum and Bernadette Kopa; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Joseph Feliciano

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Jan. 22, 2016
Joseph Feliciano, 70, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Linda Calzo, sons Lason and Lancis Calzo, daughter Fralin Yap, brother Frankie, sisters Barbara Washington and Betty Yares, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 5 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Rudolph Nelson Jr.

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Jan. 13, 2016
Rudolph Nelson Jr., 80, of Kailua, a Pacific Concrete employee and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Blanche L. Willingham; sons Chris, Jimmy and John; daughters Sue and Jeresa; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 6 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Service: 11:30 a.m. Food and fellowship to follow. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Shirley Akiona Gonzales

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Jan. 12, 2016
Shirley Akiona Gonzales, 89, of Wailuku, a Maui Janitorial Services retiree, died. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Edward, sisters Emily Wendt and Lucy Acain, and brothers Gabriel and Lloyd Akiona. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 4 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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