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Richard S. Tomiyoshi

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Jan. 18, 2014
Richard S. Tomiyoshi, 92, of Kailua, a retired painter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Warren, daughters Ann Oyadomari and Claire Nakata, sister Toshi Kanda, nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Joseph Daniel Kopetsky

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Feb. 16, 2014
Joseph Daniel Kopetsky, 67, of Honolulu, a Latrobe Steel Works retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pennsylvania. Paddle out and scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Elks Honolulu Lodge, Waikiki.

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Bessie Itsuyo Shimizu

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March 4, 2014
Bessie Itsuyo Shimizu, 72, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Raymond; sons Clayton, Keith, Dean and Calvin; mother Itoe Miyazono; brothers Roy, Jerry, Allen and Rodney Miyazono; sister Linda Mina; and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Gabby Balintona Agustin

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March 2, 2014
Gabby Balintona Agustin, 19, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Gabriel “Bebot” and Geraldine, brothers Gerald and Ger-riel, sister Ger-mayne and grandparents Dolores Agustin and Presentacion Balintona. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Family services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Rose Chai Sim Tom Tyau

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March 3, 2014
Rose Chai Sim Tom Tyau, 93, of Honolulu, a retired insurance agent, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Kathlyn, brothers Ernest and Hansel Tom, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Elaine Yoshiko Miyasato

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March 10, 2014
Elaine Yoshiko Miyasato, 96, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Shizuo and sister Helen Santoki. Private services.

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Carl Kazuo Shiosaki

Posted On March 14th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Carl Kazuo Shiosaki, 66, of Honolulu, a bus driver assistant, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Paul S., Robert M., Fred Y. and Alan T.; and sisters Judy M. Fujimoto and Lois F. Yoshioka. Private services.

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Mary Kowalchuk Duprey

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 4, 2014
Mary Kowalchuk Duprey, 91, of Honolulu, an Alcoa executive secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Amsterdam, N.Y. She is survived by daughter Joan. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patricia Ann Molale

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 6, 2014
Patricia Ann Molale, 79, of Honolulu, a secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Salt Lake City. She is survived by husband Steven, sons Brett and Kevin, brothers Kenneth and Robert Smith, sister Marian Parry and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hawaii Kai Chapel, 219 Lunalilo Home Road. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Clemente Delos Reyes Esteban

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

Feb. 26, 2014
Clemente Delos Reyes “Clem” Esteban, 80, of Waipahu, a Halekulani Hotel retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Sarat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Clarita L.; daughters Editha and Annalisa; brothers Rodolfo, Alexander and Noel; sister Basil Ballesteros; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Leon Morgan Jr.

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 8, 2014
Charles Leon Morgan Jr., 59, of Honolulu, a construction worker, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Santa Rosa, Calif. He is survived by sons Brandon K. and Justin; mother Marian E. Steele; brothers James and Scott; and sisters Marian E. Jorgensen, Janice Willman and Lisa A. Hall. Services to be held at a later date in Utah. Donations suggested to your favorite charity.

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John James Figueroa

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
John James Figueroa, 78, of Kapolei, a retired truck driver, died in Kapolei. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Herbert, Johnny, Jonathan, Jordan, Jerome, William, Jesse, Paul, Wade and Keoni; daughters Ellen F. Huewa’a, Bernice Fiori, Jonlyn Figueroa and Johnette Brown; brothers Billy Lanoza and James Figueroa; sister Rose Lanoza; 42 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Bernardino Obrero Paz

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Feb. 25, 2014
Bernardino Obrero Paz, 92, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, an Intercontinental Hotel dishwasher, died in Molokai Hospital. He was born in Bantag, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Larry, Nereo and Sylvestre; daughters Nillie Venenciano, Felicitas Golino and Beatriz Paz; 22 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Night wake: 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Church, Kihei, Maui. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Osamu Harada

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

Aug. 29, 2013
Osamu Harada, 83, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate retiree, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Edith, daughter Ann and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Henry Kiani Perritt

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March 1, 2014
Henry Kiani Perritt, 97, of Honolulu, a stevedore, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Trina Lee, Aileen K. Perritt and Georgia Navarro; sister Abigale Naluai; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Shigemi Ishizaki

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Feb. 26, 2014
Shigemi “Jimmy” Ishizaki, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Arita Plumbing welder and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty Y., sons Calvin S. and Wayne I., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Hiyuki Takahashi

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Feb. 9, 2014
Hiyuki Takahashi, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired First Insurance Co. agent, died in Portland, Ore. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Jon M.; daughter Sharlene S. Fujisato; brothers Hatsuo, Tadahide and Teruaki; sister Shigeko Nakagawa; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jacob Nalani Keola

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March 2, 2014
Jacob Nalani Keola, 64, of Waianae, a caretaker for private homes, died in Puuwai O Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Gladys K. Brent; brother John Brent; and sisters Barbara Brent, Brenda Elizares, Ruby Acosta and Priscil Wong. Private services.

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Kameko Tengan

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March 5, 2014
Kameko Tengan, 91, of Wailuku died in Wailuku. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by son Victor, daughters the Rev. Barbra Y. and June, and two grandchildren. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Sumiyo Kojima

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Feb. 22, 2014
Sumiyo Kojima, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gerald H., Clyde T. and Paul S.; daughters Renee M. Kojima-Itagaki, Andrea T. “Andi” Kubota and Amy L. Ilar; brother Hiroshi Monma; sisters Mitsuyo Wagatsuma, Geraldine Duarte and Misayo Watanuki; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Irwin W.C. Thom Jr.

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March 8, 2014
Irwin W.C. Thom Jr., 87, of Honolulu, a Dairy Queen owner and operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys, son Wayne, daughter Liane Davidson, sister Dora Chang, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Nuuanu Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Francis Castro

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

Feb. 26, 2014
Francis “Sonny” Castro, 86, of Honolulu, a restaurant chef, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Francelynn Matsumoto, Frances Sagun and Francine Kamoku; brother Primo; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Walter Ryohei Kuwaye

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

Feb. 11, 2014
Walter Ryohei Kuwaye, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Title Guaranty of Hawaii senior vice president and an Army veteran, died in Maunalani Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty M., daughters Michele Yoshida and Lori Yuen, sister Marian Kikuchi and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Rose Marie Vincent

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Feb. 22, 2014
Rose Marie Vincent, 72, of Hilo died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Manuel Jr., daughter Tracy M.V. Santana and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lorraine Yuk Yuen Chun

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

Feb. 20, 2014
Lorraine Yuk Yuen Chun, 50, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Yuk Fong Lee Chun, brother Lawrence and sisters Hannah Gee and Judy Schofield. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kitoshi Kodama Matsui

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Feb. 15, 2014
Kitoshi Kodama “Kit” Matsui, 88, of Lanai City, a retired Lanai Elementary School teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Donald, son Darrell, daughter Dorrye Mikasa, brother Tamateru Kodama and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Jong Pal Wun

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March 11, 2014
Jong Pal Wun, 78, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Gyeong Buk, Korea. He is survived by wife Kil Ja; sons Shawn and Donald; daughters Ok Soo and Yang Suk Wun, Nam Sun Oh, and Amber Yoo; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Elaine Gwendolyn Kahaleohuokalani Colburn

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March 5, 2014
Elaine Gwendolyn Kahaleohuokalani Colburn, 81, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stanley T. Sr.; sons Frank, Stanley Jr., Uwila and Hekili; daughter Tracy; brother Randy Bridges; sister Mary B. Aana; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Audrey Akiko Medeiros

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Audrey Akiko Medeiros, 81, of Brea, Calif., a restaurant owner, died in Yorba Linda, Calif. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Johnny, brother Shinichi Fukuyama, sister Kiyoko Fukuyama, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples.

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Mary Costa

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Feb. 20, 2014
Mary Costa, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lawrence R. and daughter Cheryl. Private services.

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