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Kiyoshi Oshiro

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Kiyoshi Oshiro, 89, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, a retiree of the Hawaii County Highway Maintenance Division and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Ho’ola Hama-kua, Honokaa. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mildred; sons Clayton, Alvin and Mason; daughter Roxanne Winkler; stepson James Tanaka; brother Akira; sisters Sandra Kawate and Akiko Hamanaka; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Frank Kolomona De Rego Jr.

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Frank Kolomona “Bull” De Rego Jr., 80, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by sons Frank III, Daniel and Andrew; daughters Francine and Laverne De Rego, and Doris Komomua; sisters Ruth Milliora and Elizabeth Villacruzes; companion Sylvia Akiona; 15 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Georgieana Pascua

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Georgieana Pascua, 59, of Keeau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Darren K., son William “Billy Boy” Benevides, daughters Tanya Benevides and Christina Perreira, brother Dave Espaniola, sisters Louise Espaniola and Juliana E. Collins, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Sure Foundation, Keaau. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Incorrect information for an obituary published Monday.

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Bernard Fabrao

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 11, 2014
Bernard “Bernie” Fabrao, 92, of San Francisco, an Army veteran, died in San Francisco. He was born in Batanes, Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion “Conchita,” daughter Rose B. Magnani, brother Dionicio “Duni” and sister Carmen “Carol-Maming” Fabrao-Balasbas. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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David A. Renken

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 2, 2014
David A. Renken, 75, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired director of fixed operations for Toyota, a sommelier and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Maralyn; daughters Shawn Paulazzo, Deborah Erbstoesser and Jeannette Graham; sons Richard and Patrick Murray, and Louis Jolliff; brother Karll; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Justin Keoni Makio Kamahele Hirae

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 19, 2014
Justin Keoni Makio Kamahele Hirae, 21, of Hilo, a midshipman second class at Iowa State University ROTC Navy, died in Iowa. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by mother Christy, stepfather Troy Amaral, brother Jordan, stepbrothers Garrett and Blake Amaral, and grandmothers Puanani Mukai and Corliss Hirae. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.

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Grace Hisaye Isono Sakuragi

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Grace Hisaye Isono Sakuragi, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Pan Am World Airways office clerk, died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard H., son Carey R., daughter Vicki N. Sakuragi-Lee, brother Larry Isono, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jean Hideko Iwai

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 26, 2014
Jean Hideko Iwai, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Carol K. Masumoto, sister Mae Kunihisa and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Cynthia Emmaline Santana

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Cynthia Emmaline “Cindy” Santana, 75, of Kahuku, Kau, Hawaii, a custodial supervisor — carpet crew for the state Department of Education, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Geri, brothers Darryl Sr. and Ronsten Andrade Sr., and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at the family residence. Call 315-5267 for more information. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Florence Anna Tokue Kunitomo Jacobson

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 15, 2014
Florence Anna Tokue Kunitomo Jacobson, 83, of Volcano, Hawaii, a music teacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Glenn, son Thorvald, hanai daughter Victoria Gardner and brother Kenji Kunitomo. Private services.

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Errol Opuulani Hind

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Errol Opuulani Hind, also known as “Earl” and “Skeezo,” 70, of Honolulu, a Waikiki beach boy, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katharine; sons Aaron and Troy; brothers Ralph, Wayne and Keith; sisters Sheila Hanohano, Iwalani Waite and Lovely Hind; and a grandchild. Scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Thursday at Kuhio Beach.

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Clara Toshiko Nishioka

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Clara Toshiko Nishioka, 94, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis K., son Clyde M., daughters Sherron T. Iopa and Lynnette S. Sakamoto, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jeanette Tomeko Sato

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Jeanette Tomeko Sato, 85, of Wailuku, a pantry worker for Maui hotels including the Hilton, Sheraton, Marriott and Maui Surf, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Floyd, daughters Edna Shimabukuro and Gwen Guerrero, brother Kumeo Murayama, sisters Tsuyako and Tomiko Murayama, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Darrin K. Yamamoto

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 20, 2014
Darrin K. Yamamoto, 48, of Ewa Beach, a Times Supermarket produce manager at the Beretania Street store, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Valerie Chun, father Kenneth K., mother Betsy T. and brothers Darryl, Lance and Aren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Takao Harano

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 18, 2014
Takao “Harry” Harano, 90, of Honolulu, a retired engineer for the Department of the Army, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Tetsuo. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Hirao

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 19, 2014
Richard “Dick” Hirao, 93, of Honolulu, owner of Nisshodo Mochiya, shihan of Koboji Dojo and an Army veteran, died in Care Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bessie M.; son Michael T.; daughters Elaine H. Koanui, Dianne K. Brooks and Doreen A. Hirao-Doo; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Nov. 4 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. (Original Oct. 19 services rescheduled.) Casual attire. No flowers.

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Harue Oshiro

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 31, 2014
Harue Oshiro, 85, of Honolulu, a former dental assistant and retired KC Drive Inn waitress, died. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Joyce Nishimura and Shelly Kuramoto, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Yoshio Shigezawa

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 22, 2014
Yoshio Shigezawa, 83, of Wailuku, a Maui district judge, an attorney and an Air Force veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Lee Ann; daughter Dr. Allison; brothers Etsuo, Haruo, Kazumi and George; sisters Annette Sumada, Mieko Gash, Fusae Shigezawa and Satsuki Childers; and three grandchildren. Services at a later date. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Fusae Yamamoto

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 23, 2014
Fusae Yamamoto, 95, of Hilo, a printing assistant for the former Acme Printery, died at home. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Ichiro Hashimoto and sister Sueko Fukuda. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Evelyn Kiyoko Honda

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 14, 2014
Evelyn Kiyoko Honda, 98, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Patrice O’Day, brother James Masada, sisters Margaret Kunimura and Jane Fujii, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu. com.

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Thomas Brownlee Hubble

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Thomas Brownlee Hubble, 63, of Wailuku, a retired educator for Princess Nahi’ena’ena Elementary School, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by wife Mildred Umil-Hubble and sister Jane Dion. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Georgieana Pascua

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Georgieana Pascua, 59, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Darren K., son William “Billy Boy,” daughters Tanya Benevides and Christina Perreira, brother Dave Espaniola, sisters Louise Espaniola and Juliana E. Collins, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Church of Sure Foundation in Keaau, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary Crematory in Hilo. Casual attire.

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Kenneth Masaichi Shimizu

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 19, 2014
Kenneth Masaichi Shimizu, 90, of Wailuku, formerly of Kahului, a custodian for Iao School, died in Wailuku. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Vincent, brothers Stanley and Harold, sister Shirley Takitani and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Keli’i William Ioane Sr.

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 4, 2014
Keli’i William Ioane Sr., 84, of Waimanalo, a retired Pacific Concrete truck driver and an Army veteran who served in the 3rd Division in the Korean War, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Keli’i Jr., Nathan and Wayson; stepsons William, Henry and Maynard Koa; daughters Pauahi, Kamaka and Kapulani; stepdaughters Joy and Jodie Koa; brothers Kahuwila and Myles; sisters Noelani Kapuni and Barbara Manuwa; numerous grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Puumaile Beach Park, Keaukaha, Hilo. Beach casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Elena Ibarra Ibanez

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Elena Ibarra Ibanez, 95, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Marcelino, daughter Marina Iniba, brothers Manuel and Loreto, sister Gertrudes Ramos, 16 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary-Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Esther Rian

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 16, 2014
Esther Rian, 99, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by daughters Linnea Peterson, Sylvia Robicheau and Heidi and Dikka Rian; sisters Helen Andrewson and Margaret Anderson; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Servings pending.

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Rudolph Sumera

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Rudolph “Rudy” Sumera, 72, of Hilo, a retiree of Hawaiian Reinforcing Steel Co. Ltd., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Judy, son Tim, daughter Jenn, brother Herman, sisters Leona Omega and Frances Johnson, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

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Luther Lukela Keahi

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 2, 2014
Luther Lukela Keahi, 88, of Ewa Beach, an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Freddie and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary, 1150 Kikowaena St., Honolulu. Services: Noon. Light refreshments to follow. Aloha attire.

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Violet Susan Paneto Javier

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 15, 2014
Violet Susan Paneto Javier, 69, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired trimmer for Maui Land & Pineapple Co., died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by daughters Flora Morillo, Vivian Castillo, Anita Kaina, Terry-Ann Javier and Joyce Vierra; sisters Lucy Rafanan, Elizabeth Lopes and Agnes Cravalho; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sally M. Sakaida

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 20, 2014
Sally M. Sakaida, 89, of Mililani died in Kapolei. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Seichi, son Vern, daughters Joanne Kilcup and Shelly Hung, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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