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Louise Keiko Tamura

Posted On December 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 22, 2014
Louise Keiko Tamura, 57, of Kenmore, Wash., a retired employee in the retail and baking industries, died. She was born in Lihue, Kauai. She is survived by husband Mark, sons Kalani and Kaipo, mother Tatsuko and brothers Lloyd and Royce Jr. Services: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 3 at Garden Island Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Edwin J. Kondo

Posted On December 20th, 2014 -

Dec. 4, 2014
Edwin J. Kondo, 82, of Honolulu, owner of The Plumbers Inc. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol A., sons Eric L. and Keith K., daughter Joni L. Kondo Chun, sister Ruth Izawa and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 27 at Kaimuki Christian Church. Services: 10 a.m. Private burial. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Takao Tanji

Posted On December 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 30, 2014
Takao “T” Tanji, 95, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Airlines avionics mechanic and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion, died in Aiea. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Hideko, son Alan H., daughter Deborah T. Saito, sisters Annette T. Murayama and Ruth F. Ogata, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Shigeru Kitashima

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 22, 2014
Shigeru “Shig” Kitashima, 99, of Aiea, a retired Oahu Sugar Plantation supervisor, died in Aiea. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by son Wayne S., daughter Joyce S. Asato, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Shizue Nancy Oda

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2014
Shizue Nancy Oda, 92, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Clyde F. and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Theodore Takashi Chinen

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 28, 2014
Theodore Takashi “Teddy Tanaka” Chinen, 73, of Honolulu, an entertainer and entrepreneur, will be remembered in services 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Nanci, sons Nathan and Anthony, daughters Sheri C. Biesen and Harmoni Chinen, brother Ernest, sisters May Goya and Doris C. Stockstill, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Clarence K.F. Wong

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Clarence K.F. Wong, 84, of Honolulu, a retired electronic technician from Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co. and RCA Institute in New York, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Marjorie B. Mau. Private services.

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August Lahaina Kuroda

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2014
August Lahaina “Augie” Kuroda, 88, of Aiea, a retired bus driver from Oahu Transit Services, a retired parking attendant from Standard Parking and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen P.; sons August Jr. and Wayne; daughters Judy Leslie, Anna Rodrigues and Karen Kuroda; brothers Anthony and Homer Kuroda, and Clinton Leong Sr.; sisters Frances Chang, Abigail Chong and Ana Young; 15 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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E. Jean Paterson

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 14, 2014
E. Jean Paterson, 98, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Paterson, N.J. She is survived by daughter Emeline Jeanne, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Alvin Jayme Cogo

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 13, 2014
Alvin Jayme Cogo, 41, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. He was born in Salinas, Calif. He is survived by parents Fermin and Aida, and brothers Henry, William and James. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Betty Sachiko Yanagida

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 12, 2014
Betty Sachiko Yanagida, 77, of Kailua, a retired secretary, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by brothers George and Mark, and sisters Jean Wagonseller and Elsie Knudsen. Private services.

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Carl Lanning

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2014
Carl “Carlito” Lanning, 80, of Kapaa, Kauai, a fisherman, died. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sister Carrie Carvalho and numerous other siblings. Private celebration of life.

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Roger Eugenio Quimoyog

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2014
Roger Eugenio Quimoyog, 41, of Honolulu, an Aqua Aloha Surf Hotel employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Espiritu, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Karen; daughters Viena A. Manuel and Nicole S. Quimoyog; parents Lorenzo and Virginia; brother Romeo; and sisters Marilyn Gacula, Luzviminda Vicente, Maritess Domingo and Jean Jucar. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Satsuki Funai

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2014
Satsuki Funai, 95, of Pahala, Hawaii, a cafeteria helper at Kau High and Pahala Elementary schools, died in a private care home in Pahala. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Roy, daughters Martha Hoki and Dora Min, brother Ralph N. Shino, 14 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jean Yoshiko Yasuda

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 5, 2014
Jean Yoshiko Yasuda, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hartford Insurance kitchen helper, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne, sister Toshiko Kurozumi and a grandchild. Private services.

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Emily Tandal Lapa

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Emily Tandal Lapa, 89, of Waialua, a retiree from civil service at Schofield Barracks, died in Waialua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Barbara Penington, Pauline Lime, Angela L. Bugarin, Lucille Tashiro and May Lapa; brothers Andrew and Stanley Tandal; sister Flora Kelsey; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Serge Emilien Lucien Salles

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2014
Serge Emilien Lucien Salles, 58, of Maryland, a retired electrician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in France. He is survived by wife Louisa Peat O’Neil. Private services.

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Craig Louis Huff

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 21, 2014
Craig Louis Huff, 58, of Honolulu, a retired Navy senior chief and a specialist in the base communications office at Hewlett-Packard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by mother Jacqueline, sisters Christy Bublitz and Cathy Keller, and companion Irene Sekiya. Private services in Honolulu. Additional services to be held in Huntington Beach, Calif.

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Robert Isao Yokoyama

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 20, 2014
Robert Isao “Bob” Yokoyama, 87, of Kailua, a retired Hygrade Electric electrician, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanette F.; sons Mark, Scott, Nelson and Bradley; sisters Emily Yamada, Doris Otake and Grace Furukawa; and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bruce Michael Mahoney

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 16, 2014
Bruce Michael “Doc” Mahoney, 62, of Ewa Beach, a Realtor at Veterans Realty and Century 21, and professor at Kapiolani Community College, Leeward Community College and Honolulu Community College, died in Waipahu. He was born in Little Falls, N.J. He is survived by son Brinton, daughters Samantha and Lindsey, sister Michelle Fissori and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Justin Michael Saragosa

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2014
Justin Michael Saragosa, 30, of Kapolei, a Healy Tibbitts Builders certified crane operator, will be remembered in services 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Justin Jr., father Gerald G. Sr., mother Robin Rodero, brothers Gerald and Jason, half sisters Christel Rosario and Leiahi Saunoa, and grandparent Ramon Rodero. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 28 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services at noon. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Joseph Iaea

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 7, 2014
Joseph “Sonny” Iaea, 91, of Waipahu, a retired construction worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Christopher “Buster,” Harold, Ned “Neki” and Jonah, and sister Hedy Mae. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Shizue Yoshimura

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 25, 2014
Shizue Yoshimura, 84, of Wahiawa, an Abo Laundry retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son Wayne; daughters Sharon Yoshimura and Joy Miller; brothers Hiroshi, Kiyoshi and Sakae Takenaka; sisters Reiko Yanabu, Sachiko Beird and Hiroko Nakamura; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Sakiko Yamada Miyao

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 20, 2014
Sakiko Yamada Miyao, 95, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Civil Service Department deputy director, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Glenn and Cris, hanai son John Leite Jr., seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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George Masakatsu Sawai

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Oct. 25, 2014
George Masakatsu Sawai, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired Title Guaranty chief financial officer and treasurer, and an Army veteran, died in North Richland Hills, Texas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances; sons Lance, Ross, Ryan and Kyle; daughters Linda Hirano and Julie Mosteller; brothers Kenneth, William and James; sister Margaret Mita; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Hanako Miyoshi Ishida

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 6, 2014
Hanako Miyoshi “Hana” Ishida, 89, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired baker from Kapaa High and Elementary School, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kapaa. She is survived by husband Clarence Sr., sons Clarence Jr. and Clyde, daughter Charlene Quinones, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Michael John Morris

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 16, 2014
Michael John Morris, 46, of Kihei, Maui, a Makena Beach and Golf Resort food and beverage manager, died. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Andrea G.; son Jonathan; daughters Samantha and Ashley; mother Teresa; brothers William, Patrick, Scott and Michael; and sisters Amber Peyton, Anne Moessner, Mary Jo Christenson and Teri Long. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kihei. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Charlotte Galaza Soto

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Charlotte Galaza Soto, 58, of Waianae, an employee at Tasty Freeze and Waianae Store, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers James Jr., Louis and Clyde Sr., and sister Jennie. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Fumiko Kaneshiro

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 16, 2014
Fumiko Kaneshiro, 96, of Aiea died in Pearl City. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Harry M.; daughters Esther Y. Chin, Barbara S. Murai and Faye E. Miyasato; brother George I. Nakasato; sister Shigeko Asato; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Shizuka Motoishi

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 15, 2014
Shizuka Motoishi, 92, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker and former independent cane planter, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael, Harold and Wayne; daughter Sue Escalona; brother Wallis Nagareda; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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