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James A. Wagner

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 2, 2016
James A. Wagner, 71, of Honolulu, an attorney and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Akron, Ohio. He is survived by wife Pattie, sons Matthew and James “Koa,” daughter Jennifer Lee and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at Sacred Heart Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Mass: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii or the International Myeloma Foundation.

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Franklin Peters Amaral Jr.

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 30, 2016
Franklin Peters Amaral Jr., 55, of Honolulu, a sheet metal worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Jade and Jasmine, parents Franklin Sr. and Winona, and sister Melody Parong. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Vincente Manubag Sr.

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 18, 2016
Vincente “Sinie” Manubag Sr., 87, of Waianae, a retired Army sergeant first class, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sons Roy, Vincente Jr. and Daniel; daughters Monica Oliveros, Marie Duenas and Marleen Lani Martin; brother Galicano Jr.; sister Sylvia Lucy; 18 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Donald David Andrade

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 6, 2016
Donald David Andrade, 82, of Hilo, a retired Excelsior Dairy plant worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Clarence Jr. No services.

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Stella Shigeko Mizuta

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 28, 2016
Stella Shigeko Mizuta, 98, of Honolulu, retired owner of Richella Orchids, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Robin T.; daughters JoAnn K. Misra and Norna F. Hamamoto; sisters Yasuyo Ishi, Teruko Robertson and Hisako Samura; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Samuel Dau Ming Ching

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 16, 2016
Samuel Dau Ming Ching, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hoechst Marion Roussel pharmaceutical sales representative, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Stanley and daughter Catherine C. Freedman. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Laura Mieko Nishimura

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

July 26, 2016
Laura Mieko Nishimura, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Labor control clerk, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lennox, Russell and Tracy; daughter Lynette Fujimori; sister Grace Isobe; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Gladys Asako Clark

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Feb. 21, 2016
Gladys Asako Clark, 90, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua-Kona. She is survived by husband William B.; son William B. Jr.; daughters Elizabeth Caron and Linda Opie; brothers Sandy, Kenneth, Larry and Haruo Honma; sister Janet Kunitake; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Shizue Okamoto

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 28, 2016
Shizue Okamoto, 100, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Edward K., daughters Barbara E. Fujimori and Amy S. Horn, brother William Harada, sister Helen Ezaki, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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John Elliot Culkin

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 11, 2016
John Elliot “Mike” Culkin, 83, of Honolulu, a golf equipment salesman and an Air Force chief master sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hudson, N.Y. He is survived by son Timothy, daughters Cynthia and Theresa, and a grandchild. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Noboru Oku

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 12, 2016
Noboru “Nobu” Oku, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center maintenance worker and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Mildred Y., sons Dwayne K. and Vince M., sisters Jean Higa and June Chang, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Hung Won Flynn

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 31, 2016
Betty Hung Won Flynn, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son James Jr., daughter Roberta Cantley, brother Edward Dong, sisters Charlotte Press and Marilyn Lau, eight grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Suzuko Ono

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Aug. 30 2016
Suzuko “Suzie” Ono, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. She is survived by stepsons Ronald, Chris and Miles; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Sumiko Fujikawa

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 2, 2016
Betty Sumiko Fujikawa, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery factory worker, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother George. Private services.

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Michael John Raymondo

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 16, 2016
Michael John Raymondo, 60, of Waipahu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard welder and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by six sons; a daughter; father Avelino; brothers Benjamin, Alexander and Anthony; sister Shirley; companion Sara Ah Nee; and 19 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Toshiaki Hayashida

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 6, 2016
Toshiaki “Buff” Hayashida, 90, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Police Department captain and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dora, son Jon, daughter DeeJay Driver, sister Nora Maeda and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Helen Fernandes Robinson

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

May 31, 2016
Helen Fernandes Robinson, 100, of Waimea, Kauai, a Hanapepe Public Library librarian, died at home. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by sons Alvin W., Kenneth and Robin; sister Betty Ackerley; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Henry Clyde Hibbard Jr.

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 27, 2016
Henry Clyde Hibbard Jr., 93, of Honolulu, a retired cook at various hospitals, died in Honolulu. He was born in Oregon. He is survived by daughter Sharon Kauhi, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 22 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com.

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Irving Kunito Shimada

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 7, 2016
Irving Kunito “Kuni” Shimada, 90, of Honolulu, a master plumber and former Heide & Cooke employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Nancy, son Carl, brother Calvin H., sister Kikuyo and a grandchild. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Henry Komomua Ka’aha’aina

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Aug. 15, 2016
Henry Komomua Ka’aha’aina, 82, of Waianae, a retired refrigeration mechanic at Barbers Point, a Sheraton Makaha retiree and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Ethel, sons Randie and Rickie, daughters Ramona Ka’aha’aina and Regina Armitage, brother Andrew, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Valentine Kihapiilani Taka

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 7, 2016
Valentine Kihapiilani Taka, 86, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County engineering inspector and a Hawaii County surveyor, died at his family’s residence. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Wayne and Theodore, daughter Valerie Oskins, brothers Samuel and Daniel, sister Victoria Chan, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at Hilo Seventhday Adventist Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at the church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire.

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John Allen Kuulaau Kahale

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 11, 2016
John Allen Kuulaau Kahale, 59, of Waimanalo, a security guard and an Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Mapu Lorenzo, Bernie Bascar, Marian “Aloha” Warriner, Yolanda “Ui” Myers and Dorie-Ann B. Kahale. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Alumita Lebakara Tapusoa

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 6, 2016
Alumita Lebakara Tapusoa, 53, of Laie, a mail clerk at Brigham Young University-Hawaii, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Fiji. She is survived by husband Siatima; daughter Melania Tulele; mother Ruci Tulele; and brothers Eroni, Josefata and Peceli Tulele, and Ilaisa Tulele Jr. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 23 at Laie North Stake Center, 55-630 Naniloa Loop. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Anita M. Kahaleo’umi

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 28, 2016
Anita M. Kahaleo’umi, 67, of Waianae, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wendell K. Jr., Ryan K. and Kurtis L.; daughters Anna P. Hardy-Kahaleo’umi and Pualani K., Michelle K. and Mana Kahaleo’umi; mother Mary C. Blasque; brother Thomas A. Blasque Jr.; sisters Mary Ann Daguio and Frances Blasque; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 22 at St. Rita Catholic Church. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Frank Rivera Torres

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 9, 2016
Frank Rivera “Junior” Torres, 78, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a warehouse supervisor at Baldwin Piano in Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Debra, son Frank, daughter Georgianne Wilcox, stepson Harlen, stepdaughter Cherish, sister Frances Gouveia and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No services. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Stanley Edward Kain

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 11, 2016
Stanley Edward Kain, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired minister and a Navy veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Chilocco, Okla. He is survived by sons Robert and Ronald, daughters Rebecca Schumacher and Nancy Pace, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen L. Tortora

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 9, 2016
Helen L. Tortora, 98, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by son Brick, daughter Carla Hartsell, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private inurnment. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice, 1301 Young St., Suite 300, Honolulu, HI 96814.

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Isaac Kekaulike Kamoku Jr.

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Sept. 7, 2016
Isaac Kekaulike “Buddy” Kamoku Jr., 62, of Hilo, a former Hawaii County lifeguard, policeman and fire rescue specialist, died. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by brothers Edward “Eddie,” Bill “Budu” and Harold “Bro”; and sisters Laura “Lala” and Coralee “Cori” Kamoku, Mary “Tita” Clarke and Patricia “Pattie” Ioane. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 21 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Sumie Uda

Posted On September 16th, 2016 -

Aug. 5, 2016
Sumie “Bette” Uda, 93, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kealakehe, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Frank Y. and sister Shizuko Kaplan. Private services.

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Thelma Kuo

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Aug. 28, 2016
Thelma Kuo, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki Intermediate School counselor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son George “Keoki,” sisters Anita Luke and Jean Chung, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sept. 22 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Graveside services: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net.

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