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Nora Kikue Sekigawa

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Sept. 19, 2014
Nora Kikue Sekigawa, 83, of Wahiawa, a retired Seki’s Electric Forklift Service business owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Alan, Derrick, Eric, Rex and Roy; daughters Kathy Oshiro and Carolyn Sekigawa; brother Jerry Miyaguchi; sisters Edna Tomita, Shirley Liu, Venus Kubo and Elaine Miyashiro; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 27 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mary N. Kealoha

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Oct. 13, 2014
Mary N. Kealoha, 60, of Wailuku, a homemaker and a bus driver for Maui Economic Opportunity, died in Valley Hospital in Las Vegas. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband William “Kako” Jr.; sons William “Braddah” and Bricesen; daughters Michiko “Chiko” Oshiro and Malia, Melanie “Hanako” and Hiilani Kealoha; hanai sons Derek and Alex Kealoha, Miles Oshiro and Wilsma “Timy” Kapoi; hanai daughters Shevay Nikaido, Violet Tacang and Mabellyne Makekau; brother Lorenzo “Giggi” Cabbab; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary-Wailuku. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Takao Harano

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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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Doris Itoyo Tamashiro

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Oct. 4, 2014
Doris Itoyo “Dolly” Tamashiro, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by son Keith, brothers Harold and Richard Afuso, sisters Joyce Oki and Elsie Arakaki, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Fusaye Kiyabu

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Sept. 18, 2014
Fusaye “Ellen” Kiyabu, 90, of Pearl City, a retiree of Ed & Don’s Candies, died in Ewa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by brothers Shigeru and Hidemi, and sister Kiyoko Tengan. Private services.

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Evelyn Kiyoko Honda

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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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Jean Kazuko Teshima

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Sept. 18, 2014
Jean Kazuko Teshima, 75, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lee Ann Teshima and Rhonda Harris, sister Joan Kinoshita, brother Gary Oyadomari, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Kathryn Sara Lee

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Oct. 16, 2014
Kathryn Sara Lee, 92, of Lihue, a retired secretary with the Carpenters & Laborers Union, died at home. She was born in Dixon, Ill. She is survived by sons Patrick and Robert; daughters Linda Lopatka, Kathy Bento and Rebecca Kruse; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Celebration-of-life Mass: 10 a.m.

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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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Lena Salazar Torco

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Oct. 14, 2014
Lena Salazar Torco, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired Bank of Hawaii executive secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ty K., Terrence K. and Travis K.; hanai mother Margaret Lancaster; sisters Bernie Ornellas and Anna Kennedy; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ann’s Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Francis Moku Malani Sr.

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Oct. 9, 2014
Francis Moku Malani Sr., 89, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served during World War II, the 1965-66 Aloha Week king, and a retired electrician with 3M and Wells Fargo, died in Honolulu. He was born in South Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Caroline; sons Francis Jr., Lloyd, Leslie and Gabriel; daughters Maria Kanoa-Medeiros and Leolander “Miki” Malani; brother Clement Sr.; sister Mona; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Chapel, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Committal service: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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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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James W. Trevarthen II

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 12, 2014
James W. Trevarthen II, 62, of Honolulu died. He was born in Juneau, Alaska. He is survived by brothers Michael and William, and sister Kathleen Akiona. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Bette Kai’ulani Purdy

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Sept. 15, 2014
Bette Kai’ulani Purdy, 61, of Wailuku, an automotive crew chief, died at home. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by daughter Renee Polido; brothers George, Moses, Paul and Bruce Campbell; sisters Susie Kamalani, Ruth Vilvens and Maybelle Ka’a’a; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Kaahumanu Church. Services: 2 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Jean Anne Kreusling

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 4, 2014
Jean Anne Kreusling, 74, of Pearl City died at home. She was born in Welland, Ontario. She is survived by son Paul Puaa III, daughter Vanessa M. Puaa, sister Shirley Watson, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Laverne Kamaileohiilawe Kaapana Victor

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Sept. 26, 2014
Laverne Kamaileohiilawe Kaapana Victor, 80, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Pahala, Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gary and Gaylord, daughters Donna Christman and Ellen Victor, brothers Nalani Kaapana and Harold Ishinaga, half brother Craig Kawamoto, sister Violet Sholar, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jeanette Tomeko Sato

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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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Francis Kuroiwa

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Sept. 30, 2014
Francis “Kuro” Kuroiwa, 70, of Honolulu, a general contractor and owner of Kuro Builders, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marie, son Ryan, daughter Renee Tajiri, brother Glenn, sisters June Kanemura and Elsie Yoshimura, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Darrin K. Yamamoto

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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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Yoshio Shigezawa

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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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Julian Tamayo Llantero

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Sept. 13, 2014
Julian Tamayo Llantero, 94, of Honolulu, a dishwasher and groundskeeper for Wisteria Restaurant and Ambassador Hotel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Noemi and Louie, daughters Perlita Gantala and Marilou Doropan, sister Melecia Manuel, 19 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Fusae Yamamoto

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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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Juanito Batugo Agnes

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Oct. 12, 2014
Juanito Batugo Agnes, 75, of Paombong, Bulacan, Philippines, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza; daughters Ma-Fe, Ma-Caridad and Ma-Concepcion; and sisters Juana Agnes and Frene Eugenio. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Burial later in the Philippines.

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Kenneth Masaichi Shimizu

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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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Felicidad Advincula Madriaga

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Sept. 25, 2014
Felicidad Advincula “Ising” Madriaga, 88, of Honolulu, a retired care home operator and seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philipines. She is survived by sons Alexander, Benedict, Ferdinand and Honorio Jr.; daughter Victoria Isagawa; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Brad Kalani Andrade

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Aug. 31, 2014
Brad Kalani Andrade, 26, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by parents John M. and Rose L., sister Jasmine F.L. Pittman, and grandparents Robert C. DeCambra and David Andrade Sr. Celebration of life: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden, site Kehau Kukui; potluck. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rudolph Sumera

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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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Katsumi Ma Matsukawa

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Oct. 8, 2014
Katsumi Ma “Jane” Matsukawa, 97, of Honolulu, a retired state outreach worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Glenn, Edward and Michael; sister Kimiko Sugibayashi; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Church of the Crossroads. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers or monetary offerings.

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Mary Carreira

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Oct. 10, 2014
Mary “Madeline” Carreira, 89, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Gary; daughters Barbara D. Gouveia, Valerie A. Alatasi and Verna M.C. Pacheco; brothers Demas and Phillip “Sonny” Medeiros; sisters Louise Obiedzenski, Annie Corniel, Virginia “Lee” Pocock and Margaret Madris; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 4 at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joseph Mack Williams

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Sept. 27, 2014
Joseph Mack “Joe” Williams, 82, of Ewa Beach, a Navy retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Nashville, Tenn. He is survived by wife Ana L., daughter Sarah and sister Virginia Palmer. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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