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Violet Ah San Chung

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Sept. 23, 2015
Violet Ah San Chung, 97, of Honolulu, a retired co-owner of Cyril’s Hobby and Bicycle Shop, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Cyril C.F. and Leonard J.Y.T., sister Lillian Nishioka, four grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 7 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Greg Matney

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 23, 2015
Greg Matney, 70, of Haleiwa, a retired fireman and boat captain, died in Wahiawa. He was born in New Mexico. He is survived by daughters Kirstin Pedderson, Nicole Puakea and Monica Matney; brother Kenneth; and sister Arleta Miller. Private services.

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Lorraine Violet Wood

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Dec. 27, 2011
Lorraine Violet Wood, 79, of Lansing, Mich., an Army veteran, a St. Lawrence Hospital nurse’s aide, a Meijers Thrifty Acres store secretary and De Lima’s Plumbing office assistant, died in Lansing. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Eldon L. Jr., Ronald, Ricky, Steven and Andrew; daughters Lehua Beamon and Leilani Wood Fogg; brother Walter Armaral; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Homelani Memorial Park, section 7. Aloha attire.

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Priscilla Ann Dang Efhan

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 26, 2015
Priscilla Ann Dang Efhan, 73, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired produce buyer for Esaki’s Produce and Rainbow Garden sales employee, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry; sons Darryl and Joel; daughter Donna; brothers Michael, Walden and Derek Dang; sisters Pamela Peterson, Barbara Jean Anama and Cynthia Miranda; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 9 at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Services: 10 a.m.

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Hatsuyo Matsui

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 6, 2015
Hatsuyo Matsui, 98, of Hilo, a retired Robin’s sales clerk and seamstress, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Dexter and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Connie Cynthia Iwalani Bush Yasso

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Oct. 21, 2015
Connie Cynthia Iwalani Bush Yasso, 68, of Henderson, Nev. died in. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Nathan; sons Nathan P., Owen and Keola; daughter Kimmie Kaalekahi; brothers Clyde Bush, and James and Darcy Boswell; sisters Sandy Norenberg, Tracey Boswell and Georgia G. Liilii; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services at a later date on Molokai.

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Joann K. Gapol

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Sept. 23, 2015
Joann K. Gapol, 63, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Gardena, Calif. She is survived by husband Geraldo “Jerry” Jr., daughters Chesha T. Morimoto and Lauren A. Ly, son Jerry T., sister Eileen R. Shikada and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Mose Dennis Epi Mose

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Sept. 29, 2015
Mose Dennis Epi Mose, 31, of Honolulu, a heavy machine operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Keahi K. Mamala; son Keneki; daughters Hilina’i and Taimane; parents Epi Sa and Sialofi; brothers Epi Jr. and Arasi; and sisters Faalele Mose-Lalau, Faailo Mose-Smith and Louisa Mose. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 7 at the mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Susanne May Young

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 9, 2015
Susanne May Young, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired manager for Longs Drugs Store Pali, died in Kailua. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Corey; daughters Clarene “Pat” Bailey and Charlene Young; brothers Ricky, David and Michael Ah Choy; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Betty Kananionapua Garcia

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 8, 2015
Betty Kananionapua Garcia, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Koolaupoko. She is survived by son Leroy K., daughter Paulette A. Yam, sister Annie L. Guerrero, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clarence Katsumi Muraoka

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 14, 2015
Clarence Katsumi Muraoka, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Kodak Eastman Co. warehouseman and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen, son Miles, daughter Leila Gregory-Browne and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Minerva Louise Kelii-Nani Ahlo Gomes

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Oct. 9, 2015
Minerva Louise Kelii-Nani Ahlo Gomes, 75, of Kailua, a retired food preparer at Kalaheo High School cafeteria, Honolulu Iron Works clerk and a Lee’s Restaurant server, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John K.C.; sons Francis K. and Christopher K.; brother Gilbert R. Ahlo; sisters Aloha M. Cummings, Barbara K. Martin and Velma K. Andrade; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Asako Horio Nakamura

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 18, 2015
Asako Horio Nakamura, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kaumana, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Fumio and daughter Karen. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Lillian Reiko Hatico

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 3, 2015
Lillian Reiko Hatico, 82, of Kailua, a retired educational assistant for the state Department of Education, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Nathan and Elliot, daughter Traci, brothers George and Walter Nakashima, sister Frances Oda, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ronald Olivenza Olea

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 25, 2015
Ronald Olivenza Olea, 46, of Lihue died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Guinayangan, Quezon, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mary Jane T.; daughter Alyssa; son Ron; brothers Regelio and Rodelito; and sisters Merlyn Rivera, Merlita Salire, and Marilou and Marichu Olea. Visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 14 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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William Kalua Hawelu Jr.

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 23, 2015
William Kalua Hawelu Jr., 87, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War and recipient of two Bronze Stars, died in Dela Cruz Adult Foster Home. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by sister Susie Houston and brother Gaboel. Private services.

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Fukae Ono

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 22, 2015
Fukae Ono, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Kuni Dry Goods assistant sales manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Jerry, daughters Iris Williamson and Joyce Takahashi, sisters Tsuruko Tanaka and Mary Sato, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Philip C. Hew-Len

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Oct. 12, 2015
Philip C. Hew-Len, 96, of Kapolei, a retired civil servant for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shops 72 and 02, died in Kapolei. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lam Thi “Jackie;” sons Philip C., Eugene W., Robert K. “Bobby” and Charles P.; daughters Betty Ann Kealohaokalani Hew-Len Hurdle and Tien Thi Pham; and brothers Herbert and R. Buddhist services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Mormon services: 10:45 a.m. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Noralynne K. Pinao

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Sept. 19, 2015
Noralynne K. Pinao, 62, of Hilo, a Hawaii County deputy corporation counsel, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived byhusband Vili Ifo; son Zachary Ifo; daughter Lyndsay Ifo; brothers Cushman, William Jr. and Ranceford; and sisters Virginia Lasco and Adrienne England. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 7 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo Ward, 41-972 Oluolu St. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jessica Waddell Hunter

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 22, 2015
Jessica Waddell Hunter, 92, of Hauula, a retired supervisor for Hilton International Hotel in Las Vegas and a Navy Reserves veteran, died in Kailua. She was born in Marion, Va. She is survived by daughter Barbara Ann Kahana. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Basilio Agno Raza

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Oct. 15, 2015
Basilio Agno Raza, 87, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired landscaper for the Cliffs at Princeville, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Virgie D.; sons Cecilio Sr., Venancio and Basil; daughters Merida Alfonso, Criselda Ramento, Rosemarie Lutz, Aida Agoto, Marilyn Jarquio, and Rosalinda, Murielyn, Sara A. and Angelica R. Raza; brother Herminio; sister Florenza Herrera; 22 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 7 at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Kapaia.

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Wesley W. Ichida

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 15, 2015
Wesley W. “Wes” Ichida, 69, of Honolulu, a retired attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patti and son Justin K. Private services. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Romeo Bravo Requilman

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Sept. 22, 2015
Romeo Bravo Requilman, 64, of Waipahu, a carpenter and a retired Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in San Manuel, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by son Ronald V.; daughters May R. Bowman, and Michelle and Melanie V. Requilman; brothers Alfred, Rey, Edward, Jessie and Noli; sisters Cleo Casino, Venus Gaviola and Myrna Funtanilla; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 7 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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James Domingo Joyce

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 13, 2015
James Domingo Joyce, 85, of Waimanalo, a Sunvan Hawaii forklift operator and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Rod and Joseph; daughter Joslenn Maldonado; brothers Walter Joyce Jr., and Harry and Leslie Galdeira; sisters Marie Torres, Yvonne Camara and Fatso Billermo; hanai brother Bernie Galdeira; hanai sister Lady Lewis; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 14 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert Rivera

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 11, 2015
Robert Rivera, 76, of Kihei, Maui, a civil service plumbing shop work leader at Schofield Barracks Hawaii Garrison, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Robert Keohokapu, and Punahele and Maka Rivera; daughters Theresa Temblor, Meleana Manuel, Tracey Davis and Ululani Duncan; brothers Raymond, Rickey, Nicholas Jr., Goerge and Bernard; sisters Lorraine, Shirley and Brenda; 23 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Final services in Kohala, Hawaii. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Evelyn Yuk Lan Keliihoomalu

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Oct. 4, 2015
Evelyn Yuk Lan Keliihoomalu, 84, of Kailua, a retired Honolulu Police Department officer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Moody III; daughters Cathy Keliihoiomalu, Tracy K. Limahai and Jaydeen K. Robinson; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Dorothy Haruka Sakuoka

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Oct. 4, 2015
Dorothy Haruka Sakuoka, 93, of Waialua died in Waipahu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Forde, Milton and Francis. Private services.

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Marian Miyoko Kitamori

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Oct. 9, 2015
Marian Miyoko Kitamori, 91, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl City Tavern waitress, died at home. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Lloyd and Clayton; daughters Pamela Kitamori, Wendy Sakamoto and Annette Shon; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lolita B. Smith

Posted On October 31st, 2015 -

Sept. 23, 2015
Lolita B. Smith, 87, of Waianae, an employee of Makaha Inn and Country Club, and Waianae Coast Drive Inn, died in Ewa Beach. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by son James T. Jr., daughter Cyndie, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Felicidad Gabay Abanto

Posted On October 30th, 2015 -

Oct. 1, 2015
Felicidad Gabay “Fely” Abanto, 65, of Honolulu died in Aiea. She was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by husband Castulo “Tulo”; son Teddy; daughters Terry Abanto and Grace Murillo; mother Amalia Gabay; brothers Gabriel and Loreto Gabay; sisters Paula Casido, Rosalina Adair, Zenaida Agas, Erlinda Gabay and Letty Moctezuma; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Program: 10 a.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temple. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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