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Jane Harumi Inayoshi

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Jane Harumi Inayoshi, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton- Waikiki Hotel banquet help employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Miki, Masa, Milton and Gary; daughter Lynn Kau; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 2 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sept. 26.

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Elsie Yoshiko Tamaki

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 14, 2016
Elsie Yoshiko Tamaki, 91, of Kahului, a Takamiya Market retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Waiehu, Maui. She is survived by son Wayne, daughter Gayle Kama, brothers Kenneth and James Takamiya, sisters Mildred Shimabuku and Maxine Oshiro, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 15 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Stephanie Yukie Ishikawa

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Stephanie Yukie Ishikawa, 73, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John M., son David M. and brother Edward S. Kamei Jr. Private services.

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Shoko Tengan

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 13, 2016
Shoko Tengan, 89, of Waipahu, a retired Grace Pacific Inc. heavy-machine operator and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by daughter Tammy T. and sister Dora Y. Shimabukuro. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Alvery Johnson

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 15, 2016
James Alvery Johnson, 38, of Waikiki died. He was born in Princeton, W.Va. He is survived by brothers Steven W. Jr. and Brayden, and sisters Michela and Patricia. Services in Ohio. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Mildred Blanche Texeira

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 7, 2016
Mildred Blanche Texeira, 91, of Kaneohe, a Hawaii State Federal Credit Union retiree, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Cynthia Tiedeman and Valdred Williams, and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Oct. 3 at St. Ann’s Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Services: 1:45 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Brunhill Ilima Kahapea

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 10, 2016
Brunhill Ilima “Bonnie” Kahapea, 70, of Nanakuli, a retired therapeutic foster parent, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Sylvester “Kalei” Sr.; sons Sylvester “Sonson” and Daniel; daughters Audrey Lauvao, Ilima Booker, Jo-Anna Randall and Leilani Randall; mother Audrey Bartholomew; brothers Henry Jr., Michael, Ryan, Randy and Randall Featheran; sisters Danielle Niihau, Samuelette Tupola, Gwen Leong, Alison Aki, Janice DeCambra and Beryl Brooks; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m.

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Henry Koon Kwai Wong

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 22, 2016
Henry Koon Kwai Wong, 100, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Tel electronics technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Patrick W., daughters Gloria A. Lau and Patricia B. Maeda, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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George Hon Kam

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 9, 2016
George Hon Kam, 82, of Mililani, owner of George Kam’s Service & Repairs and ABC Rent A Car, died. He was born in Kalawao, Molokai. He is survived by wife Millie, daughter Sandra Galvez, brother Kenneth, sisters Helen Ho and Annie Chang, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 1 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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Tomi Yamaguchi

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 3, 2016
Tomi Yamaguchi, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Panasonic of Hawaii accounting clerk, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Melvin T., hanai brother James T. and hanai sister Cleo M. Private services.

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Young Lim Kim

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 20, 2016
Young Lim Kim, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son Dennis, daughters Jane and Janice, brothers Robbie and Thomas, sister Young Wha Strollo and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kevin Lyle Tien Yau Leong

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

Sept. 6, 2016
Kevin Lyle Tien Yau Leong, 47, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Band musician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Henry and Loretta “Lori,” brother Kurt K. Kurata, sister Stacey L.L. Mills and companion Wendy Higa. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Genevieve Badua

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 3, 2016
Genevieve Badua, 77, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Mario Jr. and Curtis, daughters Flora Ojano and Lorie Yocum, sister Dorothy Farias and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yoshio Tomimoto

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 5, 2016
Yoshio “Wendell” Tomimoto, 95, of Honolulu, a former Kuhio Cleaners owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sharlyn and brother George. Private services.

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Barbara Ann Van Blyenburg

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

July 30, 2016
Barbara Ann Van Blyenburg, 69, of Mililani, a retired Pearl Harbor Federal Credit Union employee, died in Mililani. She was born in Manistique, Mich. She is survived by husband George, sons Vincent J. Barrett and George A. Van Blyenburg, daughters Edie L. Mayeshiro and Arlene A.S. Silva, brother William Soder, sisters Patricia Dowling and Mary Khan, 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Benedictine Monastery of Hawaii, P.O. Box 490, Waialua, HI 96794.

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Jonnette Hope Nalani Ubando

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 6, 2016
Jonnette Hope Nalani Ubando, 66, of Honolulu, a retired secretary from Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center in Punaluu, Oahu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leonardo “Chu Chu,” daughters Leonala “Hokulani” Ahloy and Lovette K. Ubando, sister Melanie Kaina and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at Kalihi and Moanalua United Church of Christ, 1313 Kamehameha IV Road, Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Jean Demetria Borge

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Jean Demetria Borge, 92, of Makaha, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital administrative clerk, died in Waianae. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by daughters Cassandra J. and Lois J., sisters Dolores Dela Cerna and Erlinda Daymil, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Lucille M.M. Vesper

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 15, 2016
Lucille M.M. “Baby Dee” Vesper, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel Jr., sons Daniel III and Leslie Scott “Sammy,” daughter Robin L. Nagasako, hanai daughter Harriet “Nina” Vickers, 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 3 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Raymond Branco Jr.

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 19, 2016
Raymond “Blue” Branco Jr., 70, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a former Puu Waa Waa Ranch employee and a truck diver who worked for Volcanite, Shield Pacific and West Hawaii Concrete, from which he retired, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Genevieve Wong Chong and Louella Branco. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kailua-Kona. Services: 11 a.m. Lunch and fellowship to follow. Casual attire.

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Joseph S. Vincent

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 18, 2016
Joseph S. “Suki” Vincent, 89, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran and retiree of the Department of Defense at Barbers Point, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Judy H.Y., son Vernon, daughter Wanda Ann Fisher, five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Rudolph Albert Calicdan Sr.

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 23, 2016
Rudolph Albert “Rudy” Calicdan Sr., 73, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an employee of the former Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Rudy Jr., Zachary and Jarrett; daughters Tonya Baybayan and Tina and Stephanie Calicdan; brothers Segundo Jr., John and George; sisters Mary Jane Peleholani and Lilian Soares; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at the mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Motorcycle procession with burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Cheryl Elizabeth Cutler

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 9, 2016
Cheryl Elizabeth Cutler, 64, of Keaau, Hawaii, a licensed practical nurse, died at the Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Fall River, Mass. She is survived by husband Russell Sr., son Russell Jr., daughters Dena and Amy, brother Charles Verrette, sister Sharon Verrette and three grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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Marita D. Flora

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 24, 2016
Marita D. Flora, 83, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Rodrigo; son Renato; daughters Dolores, Catherine, Jocelyn and Carolyn; sisters Manuela and Anacita; 15 grandchildren; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Tranquilino Ulita Fronda Jr.

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 2, 2016
Tranquilino Ulita “Kia” Fronda Jr., 71, of Waipio Valley, Hawaii, a chef, food connoisseur, farmer, artist and flower arrangement specialist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Ernest and sisters Emily Fronda-Choy Foo, Maria Simeona, Eileen Jurado, Pualani Muraki and Maile Baird. Visitation: 8 a.m. Oct. 2 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 9 a.m. Casual/aloha attire.

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Cornelia Arcenas Gamao

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

July 21, 2016
Cornelia Arcenas Gamao, 90, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by grandson Elijah and granddaughter Taja. Private services.

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Jane Harumi Inayoshi

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Jane Harumi Inayoshi, 88, of Aiea, a retired Sheraton Waikiki banquet help employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wilfred, Milton and Gary; daughter Lynn Kau; eight grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 2 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jack Sunao Kaguni

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

May 21, 2016
Jack Sunao Kaguni, 96, of Honolulu, a real estate broker, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Margaret; son Jon; daughters Ellen Schroeder, Diane Kogawara and Susan Koizumi; brother Gordon Kakuni; 6 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Maria Paz Abogado Kahooilihala

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 17, 2016
Maria Paz Abogado “Pazie” Kahooilihala, 82, of Honolulu, a retired employee for Consolidated Theatres, Kahala, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons John “Baba,” Donald, Timothy and Jerry; daughter Elva “Puanani” Kahooilihala-Gamiao; sisters Clarita Groth, Marcelina “Nanette” Gersner and Lilia Camacho; 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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LeRoy Kalanihekili Seitoku Akamine

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Sept. 4, 2016
LeRoy Kalanihekili Seitoku Akamine, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency advertising manager and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leinaala Naipo-Akamine, son Kalama, daughter Leinaala Nakamura and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Kamehameha Schools, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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David Bruce Kurata

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 31, 2016
David Bruce Kurata, 49, of Honolulu, a state of Hawaii deputy sheriff, died in Straub Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Ciera-Lynn Lucas-Kurata and Brigette Lucas-Kurata, parents Wilbert “Porky” and Susan, and sisters Naomi Kimura, Cindy Kurata and Keri Medeiros. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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