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Katsutoshi Yano

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Katsutoshi Yano, 92, of Honolulu, a retired farmer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patsy; daughters Alison Ohata and Sandra Furuto; brothers Toshihiko Arita, and Makoto and Michael Yano; sisters Mutsuko First, Chieko Satow and Hanae Fujimoto; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Edward Sau Tong Lee

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 7, 2014
Edward Sau Tong Lee, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor supply clerk and an Army veteran, died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Leona Hongo and Lynnette Louis, brother Samuel, sisters Betsy Lau and Beatrice Chun, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Paul Santiago

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 9, 2014
Paul “Sonny” Santiago, 82, of Honolulu, a C.S. Wo & Sons warehouse supervisor and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by stepson Russell Carpio, stepdaughters Diana Hansen and Sandra Tolentino, sister Tina, 11 step-grandchildren and 12 step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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George Shuichi Fujita

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 15, 2014
George Shuichi Fujita, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Gasco Inc. distribution manager and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kikue, sons Randall A. and Carl N., daughters Gayle K. Sato and Beverly Y. da Silva, sister Daisy F. Matsushita and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Thomas K. Yoshimura

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

May 10, 2014
Thomas K. Yoshimura, 64, of Las Vegas, an accountant, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Courtney; brothers Jerry, Robert and Richard; sister Jean; and former wife Susanne. Services held.

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Morgan Lewis Livingston Jr.

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Morgan Lewis Livingston Jr., 82, of Hawaii National Park, Hawaii, a home builder, cabinet maker and a Navy electronics technician class A for the Underwater Demolition Team 21 in Little Creek, Va., died. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by wife Grace, daughters Mele Thomas and Lisa Livingston, son David, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Friday at Life Care Center of Hilo. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Gene Sawyer

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 14, 2014
Gene Sawyer, 104, of Kaneohe, a retired Voice of America broadcaster for the U.S. State Department Embassy and Red Cross during World War II, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Danvers, Mass. She is survived by sister-in-law Jean V. Lewis; nieces Christine Brown, Patricia Upham and Sandra Fishez; and nephew Howard Lewis. Private scattering of ashes.

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Rose Sheung Ho Goo

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 14, 2014
Rose Sheung Ho Goo, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Malamalama Nursing Home. She was born in Kwangtung, China. She is survived by daughter Edwina Lee, sons Edward and Edmond, brother Kam Fai Liu, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Taoist services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nonohilani Kauahikaua Lopes

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 17, 2014
Nonohilani Kauahikaua Lopes, 79, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, died in Laupahoehoe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Javan Kauahikaua and Kennard Hicks; daughters Marianette “Girlie” and Noreen “Rena” Kauahikaua, Mary Speed, Lalita Simple, Tricia Rosa and Trinda Freitas; brother Kapelieli “Kapa”; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:15 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Michael J. Smith

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 14, 2014
Michael J. Smith, 67, of Ewa Beach, a business owner and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Bismarck, N.D. He is survived by wife Carol L.; son Chad M.; daughter Christy M.; mother Maxine Sickels; brothers Thomas, Lawrence, Daniel and Brian; and sisters Terrel Spooner, Victoria Jahola and Brenda Smith. Services held. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Russell R. Groat

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 17, 2014
Russell R. Groat, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Kamehameha Schools teacher and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hinsdale, Ill. He is survived by wife Hean Teh, brother Leonard S. and sisters Marjorie E. Baldwin and Mary G. Hilliard. Private services. Donations suggested to Child Fund International, Oxfan America or Project Hope.

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Eloise Anne Zerbe McIntosh

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Eloise Anne Zerbe McIntosh, 92, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a homemaker, hula dancer and a retired secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald Jr., daughters Carol Clifford and Marilyn McIntosh, brother Henry Zerbe Jr., sister Phyllis Zerbe, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 30 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to: P.O. Box 2178, Kealakekua, HI 96750.

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Fred L. Strohlin Sr.

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 27, 2014
Fred L. Strohlin Sr., 96, of Aiea and Pearl City, a retired Federal Fire Department captain and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Janis B., sons Fred L. Jr. and Charles B., daughters Irene S. Ho and Dardanella S. Oliveira, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Robert Nobuo Hokama

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 15, 2014
Robert Nobuo “Bob” Hokama, 85, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Intermediate School teacher and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the KoreanWar, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Eiko, sons Terence and Stacy, daughter Cindy, brothers Dr. Takeo and David, sister Karen Nakamura and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Camilo Delos Santos Membrere

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Camilo Delos Santos “Caming” Membrere, 86, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Tuna Packers retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Celestina B.; sons Benjamin and Ismael Sr.; daughters Tessie Francisco, Marcela Sebastian, Juanita Membrere and Mila Cadiente; 21 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tsugie Tagawa

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Tsugie “Doris” Tagawa, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Carol Taga and Faye Tagawa; brothers Richard and Kenneth S.; sisters Alice Miyake, Grace Komoda and May Laughlin; and caregivers Olive Guillermo, Marylou Matute, Genelyn Butin and Tuki Consen. Private services.

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John Johnson

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 16, 2014
John “Jack” Johnson, 42, of Kailua, a Marine Corps chief warrant officer 3, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kansas City. He is survived by children Matthew, Tiana and Jase, mother of his children Tina, mother Ardyce P. Brown and sister Priscilla Scott. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Marine Corps Base Hawaii Chapel. Civilians aloha attire and military uniform of the day. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Michito Nakamura Sr.

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 27, 2014
Charles Michito Nakamura Sr., 95, of Waialua, a Waialua Sugar Co. supervisor and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 522nd Field Artillery Battalion Company B, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Charles M. Jr. and John; daughters Kathy Migita, Margaret Nakamura and Ann Endo; brother the Rev. Paul T.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Teodorico Ramos Aguilar

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Teodorico Ramos “Lalang” Aguilar, 56, of Waipahu, a landscaper for Hawaiian National Landscaping, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonor G., sons Rowel and Marlo Garcia, daughter Rhealiza Garcia, parents Marcial R. and Filomena R., brother Efren, sisters Thelma Tuliao and Edna Rasay, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional services and burial in Sarrat. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Charles Tanaka

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Charles “Charlie” Tanaka, 71, of Pearl City, a retired painter for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 64, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice J.; son Grant K.; daughter Jeraine C. Ketchem; brothers Kenneth S. and David; sisters Leatrice L. Nagasawa, Bessie N. Infante and Shirley S. Sakaguchi; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Clayton Takanori Kaneyuki

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 25, 2014
Clayton Takanori Kaneyuki, 61, of Hauula, a Copiers Hawaii service technician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by brothers Melvyn, Grant and Kane; and sisters Gail O’Malley and Corene Ferreira. Private services.

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Cynthia Nakamura

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 27, 2014
Cynthia Nakamura, 60, of Honolulu, a retired program specialist for the state Department of Labor and IndustrialRelations, died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Reid M. and daughter Kristin M. Private services.

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Lance Akama

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 3, 2014
Lance Akama, 61, of Lihue, a retired Aloha Airlines agent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Ann; son James Odan; mother Betsy; brothers David, Alan, Michael and Kenneth; and sister Edythe Maeda. Private services.

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Nathan Yoshiaki Kahekili Uyehara

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 16, 2014
Nathan Yoshiaki Kahekili Uyehara, 63, of Mililani, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Susan, daughters Angela and Shanti, son Chris and mother Francine. Private services. In lieu of gifts or flowers, donations suggested to Trinity Church Central Oahu or Trinity Center for World Missions.

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Mary Canning Knox

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Mary Canning Knox, 82, of Holualoa, Hawaii, an executive director for Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie and the Hospice Foundation, a nurse practitioner and a registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Providence, R.I. She is survived by sons David and Tom Johnson; daughters Kathleen Brooks, Terry Guffrey, Colleen Levin and Patricia Reid; brothers Charles and John Canning; sister Patricia Alberding; 23 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services held. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Haruye Nakamura

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 23, 2014
Haruye Nakamura, 96, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Francis, George, Herbert and Harold; daughters Elaine Hamaishi and Shirley Apo; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Reuben Steven Akiona

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Reuben Steven Akiona, 64, of Napo’opo’o, Hawaii, a golf cart attendant for Kona Country Club, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Thelma Akiona and Tammy Pahinui, and brothers Sam Jr. and Harold. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 1 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Kealakekua. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Violet Umamoto Wada

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Violet Umamoto “VI” Wada, 73, Kaneohe, a retired director’s secretary for the Department of Defense, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Norman S., daughter Cheryl Ann, brother Charles Umamoto and sisters Jean Ichinotsubo and Helen Fujimura. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masae Kogawara

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 28, 2014
Masae Kogawara, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Central Medical Clinic nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Katherine Dombrigues; son James; sisters Charlotte Fujitani, Grace Hasegawa and Vivian Matsuse; and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Damaso Ladon Obenario

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

Sept. 21, 2014
Damaso Ladon Obenario, 101, of Ewa Beach, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Librada E.B., son Danny and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Family services: 6 p.m. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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