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Donald Joseph Derengowski

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Jan. 1, 2016
Donald Joseph Derengowski, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Boeing and Lockheed engineer and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lackawanna, N.Y. He is survived by sisters Annette McGraw and Carol Murphy. Private services. Condolences: kaczorfunerals.com.

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Aaron Bruce Iyomasa

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Jan. 11, 2016
Aaron Bruce Iyomasa, 55, of Waipahu, a television producer/director, operations manager and partner of Da Crew, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lois, son Tyler, daughter Devan, mother Fujiko and sisters Marsha Iyomasa, Beth Wong and Lorna Muromoto. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 10 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Frank Duk Jun Kim

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Jan. 1, 2016
Frank Duk Jun Kim, 64, of Honolulu, an attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annette, daughter Laura, father Frank K.K., mother Ruth P. and brother Curtis. Private services.

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Harold Susumu Miyazaki

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Jan. 23, 2016
Harold Susumu Miyazaki, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Community College electronics technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Midori. Private services.

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Tsutomu Nekoba

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Jan. 23, 2016
Tsutomu “Nick” Nekoba, 90, of Hilo, owner of the former T. Nekoba Store and an Army veteran, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Atsushi and adopted brother Noboru. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Yoshie Okubo

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Jan. 3, 2016
Yoshie Okubo, 96, of Lihue, a Kauai Surf Hotel housekeeping department employee, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Calvin, daughters Carol Bobisud and Luanne Lacro, and six grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Jan. 22.

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Visitacion Oliveros

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Jan. 22, 2016
Visitacion “Visi” Oliveros, 88, of Milolii, Hawaii, a former employee at Kona Inn Resort and Kona Lagoon Hotel, and a coffee farmer, died at home. She was born in Mana, Kauai. She is survived by sons Stanley and Donald; daughters Carmen Sumbalen, Priscilla Llanes and Patricia Oliveros; sisters Lenora Libero, Rosita Doran, Mary Spencer and Gloria Dual-Menendez; 20 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and 51 great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to the family care of granddaughter Sharon Loando, 75-6081 Alii Drive U-104, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740.

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Adrian Keoho Paaluhi Sr.

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Jan. 13, 2016
Adrian Keoho “Chacha” Paaluhi Sr., 70, of Waianae, an Ono Construction retiree, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary L., sons Adrian K. “Keo” Jr. and Jason, daughters Adriane and Juliana “Nani,” hanai sister Nalei Ruiz, 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Francisco Bonifacio Palma

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Jan. 24, 2016
Francisco Bonifacio Palma, 87, of Kaneohe, a painter and supervisor, and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Bernie Golden and Vergie Martin, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Feb. 11 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Luis Mercado Pertubal

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Jan. 16, 2016
Luis Mercado Pertubal, 103, of Hilo, a papaya and macadamia nut farmer and carpenter, died in a private care home in Hilo. He was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Ceferino, Domingo and Angelito; daughter Norma Diego; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sharon Emiko Pope

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Dec. 9, 2015
Sharon Emiko Pope, 71, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by mother Fumiko Suzuki, brother Wayne Suzuki and sister Elaine Murakami. Private services.

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Miki Fujiko Hauoli Kamahana

Posted On February 4th, 2016 -

Dec. 12, 2015
Miki Fujiko Hauoli Kamahana, 33, of Honolulu died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Michael Kamahana and Velma Shin, and brother Michael Shin. Services: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at 47-136 Wailehua Road. Burial: 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Mark Izumi Yanagida

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Jan. 19, 2016
Mark Izumi Yanagida, 69, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War and a Purple Heart recipient, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anne E., brother George and sisters Jean Wagonseller and Elsie Knudsen. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Judy Sunae Kawazoe

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Jan. 15, 2016
Judy Sunae Kawazoe, 74, of Pearl City, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village bell desk clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Michelle K., and sisters Amy S. Masuhara, Corlis S. Ishikawa and Kelly Ann R. Kanbe. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Margaret M.L. Yee

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Jan. 21, 2016
Margaret M.L. Yee, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by husband Kenneth H.U.; son Gregory C.E.; daughters Corinne E.W. Chang and Lori E.M. Herrmann; brothers Yau Loy and Frederick Wong; sisters Miriam Mew Ung Lee, Mew Lin Ching and Clara Mew Hou Wong; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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George Morihide Kiyabu

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Jan. 30, 2016
George Morihide Kiyabu, 76, of Kaneohe, owner of B&C Masonry, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Doris N.; sons Kale, Kevin, Troy and Corey; brother Calvin; sisters Grace Isagawa and Irene Furukawa; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Dennis Wai Tien Young

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Jan. 31, 2016
Dennis Wai Tien Young, 70, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War with the 173rd Airborne Brigade long range reconnaissance patrol, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Bradney E. Young and Corey D., daughters Denise K. Young and Sonya K. Young Harris, brother Wesley W.K., sisters Cynthia B.N. Chun and Kareen B.S. Milo, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Dennis M. Kuwabara

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Jan. 12, 2016
Dr. Dennis M. Kuwabara, 70, of Mililani, an optometrist and partner at Eye Care Associates of Hawaii, and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith, daughters Jennifer Naples and Susan Ma, brother Edward and sister Mildred Nakagawa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Mary Elizabeth Zimoski

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Jan. 29, 2016
Mary Elizabeth Zimoski, 94, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waco, Texas. She is survived by son Patrick McGinness, brother Robert Moore, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.

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Siegfred Cary Maling

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Jan. 15, 2016
Siegfred Cary Maling, 43, of Ewa Beach, a City Mill merchandising supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Antonio and Corazon, brother Antonio D. and sister Maricel Dehne. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m Mass: 11 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Masahiro Minei

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Jan. 17, 2016
Masahiro “Monty” Minei, 88, of Honolulu, a retired supply clerk at Submarine Base Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Sumie, sons Sanford M. and Floyd M., and sister Gladys Komesu. Private services.

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Joyce Y.K. Nakamoto

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Jan. 11, 2016
Joyce Y.K. Nakamoto, 82, of Honolulu, a retiree from Tuna Packers and the University of Hawaii School of Nursing, and a Castle & Cooke accounting department employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Louis M., son Derek D., daughter Alisa A. and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Pius X. Eulogy: 11:15 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Marjorie Ota

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Jan. 1, 2016
Marjorie Ota, 92, of Huntington Park, Calif., a salesclerk, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sister Dorothy P. McShane. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani Sage Building, 95-1039 Meheula Parkway. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Sunday best attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Lukas Kamali Agliam-Lodivero

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Jan. 27, 2016
Lukas Kamali Agliam-Lodivero, infant son of Randy Lodivero and Melissa Agliam of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He is also survived by hanai brother Lucky Agliam; grandparents Domingo and Natividad Lodivero, and Allen and Lani Agliam; and great-grandparents Nina Agliam and Howard Waltjen. Services pending.

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Manuel Laurencio Padre

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Dec. 19, 2015
Manuel Laurencio “Manny” Padre, 64, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran and a U.S. Postal Service retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lerma G., son Michael G., daughter MaryAngela G., mother Beatrice, brothers Ben and Camilo, and sisters Nora Paz and Paning Preito. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Lois Leilani Medeiros Bactad

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Jan. 6, 2016
Lois Leilani Medeiros “Tita” Bactad, 31, of Lihue died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by companion Jason Price, daughter Hazie Williams, parents Eunice and Rick Estacio Jr., brother Jordan Oligo, and sisters Natalia McNamara and Nicole Estacio. Celebration of life at noon Feb. 20 at Nawiliwili Beach Park.

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Thomas Michael Rosenberg

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Jan. 29, 2016
Thomas Michael “Tom” Rosenberg, 78, of Honolulu and Waimea, Hawaii, a retired attorney, died at home in Waimea. He was born in Vancouver, Canada. He is survived by hanai daughter Chris Kaler. Private services.

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Patricia Whittle Baker

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Jan. 14, 2016
Patricia Whittle Baker, 78, of Panama City, Fla., died in Panama City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Craig and Keith, brother Willy Whittle, sister Leilani Oliveira, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Gertrude Chieko Sasaki

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Jan. 23, 2016
Gertrude Chieko Sasaki, 95, of Hilo, a retired assistant cafeteria manager at Stevenson Middle School in Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Joel, Jerome and Jon; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Lawrence Albert Caetano Jr.

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Jan. 26, 2016
Lawrence Albert “Larry” Caetano Jr., 69, of Honolulu, a retired Verizon outside plant inspector and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jesse, daughter Christie, mother Norma, brother Wayne, sister Debra Nunes and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Inurnment to be held at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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