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Nancy Shigeko Nakamura

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 11, 2015
Nancy Shigeko Nakamura, 89, of Honolulu, a retired restaurant manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Martin and Carlton Kahae, brother Jitsugen, sisters Clara Uechi and Tomoe Takahara, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Barbara D. Gouveia

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 9, 2015
Barbara D. Gouveia, 67, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughter Brandi-Lee M., brother Gary Carreira and sisters Valerie Alatasi and Verna M.C. Pacheco. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Eulogy: 10:45 a.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Clyde Noble

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 18, 2015
Clyde Noble, 81, of Kailua, an educator, died. He was born in Rockford, Ill. He is survived by wife Leslie; daughters Debbie, Laura and Jennie; brother Phil; sister Lori; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Aloha attire. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Susan Elizabeth Barr Govoni

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 14, 2015
Susan Elizabeth Barr Govoni, 65, of South Yarmouth, Mass., formerly of Hawaii, a retired senior vice president at Bank of Hawaii and a Royal Bank of Canada employee, died. She was born in Collington, Ontario. She is survived by husband Richard and brother Jim Barr. Services in Massachusetts.

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Yoshio Shimabukuro

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 23, 2015
Yoshio “Larry” Shimabukuro, 90, of Honolulu, a retired tire re-capper and salesman at Continental Tire Co. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Betty S., daughters Gail Y. Kaneshiro and Jo-Ann Ota, sisters Ruth Uyeshiro and June Higa, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kiyoshi Akamine

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Kiyoshi “Joe” Akamine, 84, of Kailua, a retired vegetable farmer and retired handyman for Strong Carter Dental Clinic, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Derrick K. and Mitchell H., daughter Josette L.M. Friedl, companion Goldie Castillo, sister Ayako Tomei and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Neilani Mary Graham

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 11, 2015
Neilani Mary Graham, 71, of Honolulu, a retired public defen­der, died in Honolulu. She was born in Parris Island, S.C. She is survived by son Kekoa and brothers Max and Pancho. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Edna Sakae Shiraki

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 1, 2015
Edna Sakae Shiraki, 85, of Honolulu, co-founder and vice president of Finest Food Co., died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dwight, David, Derrick and Gene; sisters Francis Otani, Fay Sumida and Karen Takane; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Robert Hoapili Baker III

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
Robert Hoapili Baker III, 67, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai daughters Zondra Pahinui and Jasmine Baker; hanai sons Rustin, Dennis and Ronald; sisters Rosina-Mae Baker and Mary Ene; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Edwin Hao

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

March 18, 2015
Edwin “Eddie” Hao, 74, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a maintenance employee at Uncle Billy’s and a security officer, janitor and ranch hand at Hualalai Ranch, died at home. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Alan Navas and Edwin Jr. and Shannon Hao; brother Rofley; sisters Annie Mandaquit, Jane Serion and Darlen Sanoria; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation and services: 1 p.m. May 31 at Old Kona Airport Beach Park, big pavilion. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Blaine Punahele Tannehill

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Blaine Punahele “Bo” Tannehill, 62, of Kailua, a woodworker, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Punahele K., brothers Doss and James, sister Signa and three grandchildren. Services pending. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net

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Joe Carr

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 14, 2015
Joe “Captain” Carr, 72, of Maui, owner and operator of A1 Appliance Service, died at home. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by son David, daughter Wendy Cope and stepson Greg McClancy. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at the seaside lawn of Maalaea Kai, 70 Hauoli St., Maalaea. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Harry Hidemi Horio

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 4, 2015
Harry Hidemi Horio, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Jay Co. Hawaii ironworker and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in South Hilo. He is survived by sons Eric H. and Edwin K., brother Kenneth Y., sisters Nancy Nagai and Daisy Kujubu, and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Leonora C. Vidinha

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 19, 2015
Leonora C. Vidinha, 76, of Makaweli, Kauai, a retired Sheraton Kauai bartender, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Michael; sons Martin, Mark and Michael; daughter Perle “Pua” Kaholokula; brother Abelardo “Sonny” Cabacungan; sisters Maggie Honjo, Violet Aceret and Mary Leong; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Waimea United Church of Christ. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Helen Wong Chang

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 26, 2015
Helen Wong Chang, 97, of Honolulu, a retired waitress for Ranch House in Aina Haina, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by daughters Genie C. Kauhane and Carol S. Laheney, sisters Eleanor Siu and Wanda Tong, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.­ net.

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Thelma Gartrell Chock

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Thelma Gartrell “Derna” Chock, 94, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard; daughters Lovey Nabalta, Williet Hogue and Susan La Vine; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Winifred Ritsuko Saiki

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Winifred Ritsuko Saiki, 81, of Wailuku, a First Hawaiian Bank teller, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Kurt and Kyle Miyajima, brother William Shishido, companion John Matthys and a grandchild. Services: 8 a.m. Saturday at Keawalai Congregational Church, Makena, Maui. Scattering of ashes to follow services. No monetary offerings. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Richard A. Dupont

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 9, 2015
Richard A. Dupont, 47, of Kailua-Kona, a farm mechanic at a coffee processing company, died in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by daughters Jacqueline and Marie K., father George, mother Linda Mueller, brother Eric Ockey, sister Lauren Mueller and a grandchild. Private services.

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Edna Sakae Shiraki

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 1, 2015
Edna Sakae Shiraki, 85, of Honolulu, retired co-owner and vice president of Finest Food Co. Inc., died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dwight, David, Derrick and Gene; sisters Francis Otani, Fay Sumida and Karen Takane; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 27 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Marvin Seiko Enokawa

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 17, 2015
Marvin Seiko “Marv” Enokawa, 69, of Honolulu, a retiree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa Office of Research Services and employee of the state Department of Budget and Finance, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jackie, son Daniel Eric, daughter Dana Lum, brothers Wilfred and Sterling, and sisters Doris Inafuku, Janice Kunichika, Diana Yamada and Elaine Enokawa. Private services.

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Darnell Clarice Silva

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Darnell Clarice Silva, 62, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Hanale; daughters Hauoli, Hokulii and Shanaya; mother Monica Pratt; sisters Kanoe, Moani, Kaui and Kainoa; and brothers Donald and Kanani. Visitation: noon Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services to follow. Casual purple and black attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Kazue Kadosaki

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 3, 2015
Kazue “Kaz” Kadosaki, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Ewa Elementary School teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sisters Clara T. Yoneda, Amy Y. Iwamasa, Miyuki Kimura, Hanami Matsuda and Koyumi Oda. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kyle Derek Steinhoff

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Kyle Derek Steinhoff, 58, of Kohala, Hawaii, formerly of Oahu, an entrepreneur, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella; son Eric; daughters Olivia and Isabel; mother F. Shirley; brothers Darren, Shawn and Troy; and sisters Darylynn, Shirlynn and Deana Steinhoff, and Sonya Steinhoff-Aspili. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kalahikiola Congregational Church, Kohala. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published April 22.

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Lucy Kealakai Kala

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 6, 2015
Lucy Kealakai Kala, 84, of Waimanalo, a produce store clerk and cashier, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Anthony K., Lloyd K. and Raymond K.; daughters Edna K. Baker, Melanie K. Hunt and Eloise M. Littlejohn; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo, 41-972 Oluolu St. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Kanghui Gallant Tsuchiya

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Kanghui Gallant Tsuchiya, 74, of Aiea, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Ronald, daughter Yumi Cirincione, brother Nung Tak Ham and sisters Jonhui Ham and Sunghui Yong. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.

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Irene Potbury Lee

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 8, 2015
Irene Potbury “Gramma Lee” Lee, 97, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a secretary at St. Augustine Elementary School and former proprietor of Hanauma Bay Concession, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son James, daughter Rose Price, five grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Alii Drive. Mass: 10 a.m. Graveside services and inurnment: 12:45 p.m. May 30 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to the Lee family, 75-5699 Kopiko St., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740.

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Nobuko Yamashige

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Nobuko Yamashige, 94, of Kahului, a retired office clerk, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wayne, daughter Susan Michibata, brother Kiyoshi Kami, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Audrey Lopez

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Audrey “Auntie Hana” Lopez, 75, of Waianae, a religious director at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Waianae and retiree from the state Department of Education, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest Jr. and Elbert; daughters Eleanor Hitchcock, Ernestine and Ella Lopez, and Eunice Ching; sister Naomi Souza; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearth Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Eugenia Kam Ngit Young

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 19, 2015
Eugenia Kam Ngit Young, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald N.T.; sons Collin, Clayton and Glenn; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Olivet Baptist Church, 1775 S. Beretania St. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Linda Medina Machado

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 6, 2015
Linda Medina Machado, 73, of Waipahu, a Continental Airlines Cargo customer service agent and Hawaii Families as Allies director, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Sanford K.; sons Bruce Finneran and Ryan Valdez; daughters Lisa L. Hayashi and Liandra L. Yee; brothers Phillip, Donald, Alan and Jason Medina; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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