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Stephen Wayne Mesina

Posted On May 4th, 2014 -

April 14, 2014
Stephen Wayne Mesina, 65, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Josephine, brothers Harold and Stanley, and sisters Sister Eva Joseph and Janet Allen. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Pepito Ragasa

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April 9, 2014
Pepito Ragasa, 90, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. welder, an International Longshore and Warehouse Union business agent and a police commissioner and liquor commissioner for Mayor Hannibal Tavares, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in San Sebastian, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Alice, son Guy, brother Dado Rola, one grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Prayer services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Gail Koon Fong Au

Posted On May 4th, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Gail Koon Fong Au, 65, of Honolulu, owner of the McCully Union 76 service station and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace; sons Greg K.F. Au and Charles P. Tomas; daughters Gina Au Tomas and Lani Au; sisters Aileen Zane, Frances Apo and Beatrice Kam; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services at noon. Private inurnment. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published April 26.

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Lily Q. Ricardos

Posted On May 4th, 2014 -

April 19, 2014
Lily Q. Ricardos, 67, of Lahaina, a Hilo Hattie saleswoman, died at home. She was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ben; sons Ruben, Ramil, Rodel, Rey and Randy; daughters Rowena Baraoidan and Angel Ricardos; brothers Jose and Rodolfo Quinagon; sisters Juliana Benzon and Benita Mendoza; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. May 13 at Maria Lanakila Church. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. May 14 at the church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Bernard Thing Chan Ching

Posted On May 4th, 2014 -

April 4, 2014
Bernard Thing Chan Ching, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Air Conditioning Co. supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by sons John, Paul and David; brother Herbert; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 10:45 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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Carolyn J. Rosario

Posted On May 4th, 2014 -

April 29, 2014
Carolyn J. Rosario, 77, of Wailuku, a retired real estate broker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by sons Scott, Cary, Darryl, Wayne and Raymond; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sarah De Ley

Posted On May 4th, 2014 -

April 5, 2014
Sarah De Ley, 89, of Makawao, Maui, an artist, designer and writer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by son Dr. David S. Minken, daughter Debra Myers and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Inurnment to follow. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Umukisia Taufoou

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April 27, 2014
Umukisia Taufoou, 81, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kolovai, Tongatapu. She is survived by sons Sione and Viliami; daughters Pilimilose Latuhoi, Asilia and Itiliame Taufoou, Falekakala Langi, Liuakifanga Palu, Akosita Vave, and Patisepa Pua; sister Mele Tuitupou; 37 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Stake Center. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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John F. Fernandez Jr.

Posted On May 4th, 2014 -

April 27, 2014
John F. “Jack” Fernandez Jr., 81, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired business machine repairman and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Clara; daughters Ivy Paleka, Lorlee Cain and Julie Fernandez; sisters Evangeline DeCambra and Lorraine Wardell; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Shizuko Alice Terada

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April 21, 2014
Shizuko Alice Terada, 93, of Honolulu, a retired waitress, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Lurline Matsumoto, Karen Kawasaki, Geraldine Terada and Marcia Hakikawa; brother Yasuiki Morishita; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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George Balicoco Rosete

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 12, 2014
George Balicoco Rosete, 89, of Waimanalo, a parking lot attendant, died in Kailua. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by wife Teodora, son George T., daughters Diana M. Perry and Deborah R. Tabar, brother Bonifacio, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. George Catholic Church, Waiamanalo. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. May 10 at the church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Loretta Yuet Ying Cheung

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 27, 2014
Loretta Yuet Ying Cheung, 90, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Hong Kong. She is survived by sons John, Philip and Louis Cheung; daughter Marian Yeung; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. May 10 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mitsue Morishita

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

March 16, 2014
Mitsue Morishita, 94, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kapehu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gary T. and Rudy; sisters Shizuko Sumiye, Kiyoko Sugiyama and Hideko Horiuchi; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Matthew Hekili Saffery Sr.

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 27, 2014
Matthew Hekili Saffery Sr., 36, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Matthew H. Jr. and James H. III, daughter Adrianna K., parents Louise D. and James H. Jr., and sister Sharla K. Private services.

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Dennis LeRoy Farias

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 24, 2014
Dennis LeRoy Farias, 73, of Lihue, an employee of Dairy Queen, Subway and Big Save, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by brothers Frank Jr. and Antone Sr., and sister Marie Dar. Private services.

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Scott Arthur Kalaniku Mossman

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Scott Arthur Kalaniku Mossman, 47, of Kaneohe, a Paradise Airport Services skycap, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rise; son Caleb; daughters Taylor, Ashley and Emma; parents William and Emmaline; and sister Kimberly Mok. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Publics surf spot, Waikiki. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Shizuko Tanaka

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 14, 2014
Shizuko Tanaka, 93, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor with the state Department of Social Services, died in Manoa Cottage Kaimuki. She was born in Kaiaakea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Stephen S. and Darryl A., sister Sadami Hamamoto and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Shizuko Higa Gishitomi

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

Sept. 28, 2013
Shizuko Higa Gishitomi, 101, of Makawao, Maui, a retired billing clerk for Technicolor of Hawaii, died in Kula Hospital. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughters Naomi Hayami and Diane Ishikawa, and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiiashscatterings.com.

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Miyako Nagamine

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 9, 2014
Miyako “Gladys” Nagamine, 85, of Honolulu, owner of Naga’s Cafe and a former Liliha Bakery employee, died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Karen C. Tengan and Lindy Artita, brother Richard Goshi, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lillian Tutanes-Lagapa Ulgaran

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 27, 2014
Lillian Tutanes-Lagapa Ulgaran, 77, of Aiea, a librarian, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Apolinar Jr., Zachery, Modesto, Nario and Nariex; daughters Teresa Padilla, Priscilla Barlett, Pollyanna Daniels, Elizabeth Chapman, Lily Hanley, Alohalian Giraldi and Linar Hoffman; brother Boning Lagapa; 26 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional services: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Chieko Hatanaka

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 26, 2014
Chieko Hatanaka, 85, of Honolulu, a bakery clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Mitsue Akiyama, Alice Ginoza and Judith Toyama. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Daniel Steve Oliveros

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 20, 2014
Daniel Steve Oli-veros, 57, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a former employee of Cal-Kona Produce and KTA Super Stores Keauhou, a food service worker, former security guard and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Keala-kekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Roselyn; daughters Jasmine DeConte and Lyric Oliveros; mother Visitacion; brothers Stanley and Donald; sisters Carmen Sumbalen, Priscilla Llanes and Patricia Oliveros; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. May 10 at Milolii Fishing Village Halau. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences may be sent to Priscilla Llanes, P.O. Box 642, Captain Cook, HI 96704.

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Rose M. Van Gieson

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 26, 2014
Rose M. Van Gieson, 70, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jonah, daughter Kainoa, sisters Annie Guerrero and Rena Wright, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Scattering of ashes at Nanakuli Park canoe halau to be determined.

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Wesley Kazuo Hayama

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April 29, 2014
Wesley Kazuo Hayama, 59, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Naomi, brother Dale F. and sister Sandra R. Shimabukuro. No services. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Edward Pascua

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April 7, 2014
Edward Pascua, 79, of Kapolei, a maintenance supervisor and an National Guard veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Juliette H.; sons Kaipo and Daundy Pascua, Kawehi Akana and John Golding; daughters Noe McCoy, Kelli Pascua and Pam Caldwell; brothers Robert, Melvin and Andrew Estacion, Milton, Zanda, Rudy and Timmy Pacrem, and Ruben Pascua; sisters Sylvia Pabalan and Elaine Morrison; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. May 10 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Virginia Anne Williams

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April 23, 2014
Virginia Anne Williams, 61, of Aiea died in a private care home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Francis and sisters Martha Agapay and Mary Kawai. Private services. Online condolences: borthwick-oahu.com.

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Fujio Hikichi

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April 21, 2014
Fujio Hikichi, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Love’s Bakery shipping clerk, died in a private care home. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by brother-in-law Joe Yasuyoshi. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Joseph Costa Pimental

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April 11, 2014
Joseph Costa Pimental, 81, of Kailua, a Board of Water Supply pipe fitter and an Army National Guard veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joey Pimental and Frank J. Costa Pimental, daughter Penny K.R. Pimental Moniz, stepson Raymond A. Calistro, stepdaughters Diane Moses and Cathy Hamasaki, 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jokdrik Anoina

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 27, 2014
Jokdrik Anoina, 70, of Honolulu, a produce packer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Arno, Marshall Islands. She is survived by husband Albert Sr.; sons Albert Jr. and Allan Matthew; daughters Alenda Valenzuela, Alicia Mae Arthur, Telia Desir, Janita Jableke, Julie W. Lauofo, Donna Delizo and Brenda Kaanehe; brother Anwel Emoj; sisters Laura Gideon, Irene Eriakrik, Lena Emoj and Kinty Mira; 30 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Casual aloha attire. No flowers.

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William Wah Hong Young

Posted On May 3rd, 2014 -

April 23, 2014
William Wah Hong Young, 97, of Honolulu, an Army master sergeant who served during World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by a sister-in-law and numerous nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 13 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 9:45 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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