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Agnes Wai Han Lam

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 11, 2015
Agnes Wai Han Lam, 69, of Honolulu, retired owner of Lam’s Garden Restaurants in Waikiki, Kahala and Hawaii Kai, and retired cashier at Hilton Hawaiian Village, died. She was born in Hong Kong. She is survived by husband Charles; daughters Theresa and Charness Lam, Natalie Lam-Wong, and Angela Beard; brother Cheuk Wing Ng; sisters Gemma Lau and Mary Cheung; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 5 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Elfriede D. Lau

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

July 30, 2015
Elfriede D. “Elfie” Lau, 90, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Breslau, Germany. She is survived by husband Thomas; daughters Doris Thompson, Charmaine Ishikawa and Karin McCorriston; sister Elly Schulz; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Michael William Lofgren

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 21, 2015
Michael William Lofgren, 57, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a commercial truck driver, died in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He was born in Palmer, Alaska. He is survived by wife Velda, daughters Angie Aseltine and Kim Massman, brother Charles, sisters Pam Combs and Linda Bowers, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Michael Harvey Lanakila Low

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 7, 2015
Michael Harvey Lanakila Low, 64, of Kailua, a retired state adult corrections officer and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Noelene; sons Stanton G.K. and Victor M.K. Otero, and Ian S.K.L.K. Low; daughters Taina K. Burke and Johna M.K. Low; mother Verna V.; brothers John L. and Griffith M.; sister Gerrianne K. Perreira; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Winifred Tomiyo Morimoto

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 6, 2015
Winifred Tomiyo Morimoto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Insurance Service Co. secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Gilbert and Robert Ariyoshi, and sister Virginia Inouye. Private services.

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Richard Tamotsu Oto

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Aug. 1, 2015
Richard Tamotsu Oto, 86, of Aiea, self-employed and doing business as Oto’s Service Station, and an Army veteran, died in Liliha Health Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice T., sons Ricky and Reynold, daughters Jo Ann Espinueva and Terri Hao, brothers Henry M. and Ralph H., sister Helen T. Sako, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yoshito Sakai

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 24, 2015
Yoshito “Jerry” Sakai, 89, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Shelley Kaya and Norma Ebisu, brothers Uichi and Harold M., five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers or gifts.

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Matias Arizo

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Aug. 14, 2015
Matias Arizo, 96, of Puhi, Kauai, a Grove Farm carpenter, died at home. He was born in Laoag, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosalina “Rose”; sons Darryl, Richard and Norman and Eugenio; daughters Sharon Duque, Lois Silverman, Carla Arizo, Erlinda Mauricio and Leticia Abalos; sister Felicidad Pastor; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sam Junior Valentine II

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 25, 2015
Sam Junior Valentine II, 54, of Honolulu, a construction worker, died at home. He was born in Longview, Wash. He is survived by wife Delilah Patoc-Valentine, brother Gregg and sisters Goldie and Cheryl. Private services.

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Katherine Hideko Asato

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Katherine Hideko Asato, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Goodwear Dress Shop sales associate, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Brian and Howard; daughter Nora Lum; brother Patrick Higa; sisters Betty Tomasu, Alice Shiroma, Jane Pollock and Diane Matsuoka; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Anthony Melvin Vincent Sr.

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Anthony Melvin “Tony” Vincent Sr., 77, of Hauula, a retired self-employed plumbing contractor, died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Chris, Raymond, Michael and Tony Jr.; daughter Lisa V. Sarne; brothers Gerard Vincent and Francis Ocalvey; sister Marylou Vincent-Finney; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Michael Vincent Ferido

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

July 29, 2015
Michael Vincent Ferido, 37, of North Las Vegas died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Victorina G., brothers John and George, and sisters Aurora Morados and Fina Sekerak. Visitation: 5:30 p.m Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Dennis Isao Wasano

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 17, 2015
Dennis Isao Wasano, 73, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired cook and an Army veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kapahi, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mary, son Derek, daughters Melissa Brown and Marnie Wasano, brothers Gary and Richard, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Esther Min Freitas

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Esther Min Freitas, 88, of Honolulu died. She was born in Niulii, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Brenda and Robin; brother Francis Domingo; sisters Stella Grace, Virginia Keliipaakaua, Loke Medeiros, Lydia Mitchell and Momi Guigui; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Denise Marie Witte

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 22, 2015
Denise Marie Witte, 50, of Kailua-Kona, a massage therapist, died in Kailua-Kona. She was born in Cleveland. She is survived by husband David and daughters Charisse, Breyana and Cailley. Private services.

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Midori Fukunaga

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 17, 2015
Midori Fukunaga, 89, of Hilo, an employee at the state Department of Taxation and Hawaii County Police Department, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Glenn, brothers Mori and Yoshi Ogawa, sister Sachi Fukuda, a grandchild and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: homelani memorialpark.com.

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Winston Sunn Wong

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 11, 2015
Winston Sunn Wong, 68, of Honolulu, a journeyman electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kyong Cha Eng; brothers David Jr., Franklin and Douglas; and sister Linda Wong-Taylor. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Richard Osamu Horio

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Aug. 14, 2015
Richard Osamu Horio, 85, of Honolulu, a retired electrician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 51, submarine division, and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sadako and son Patrick. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to your favorite charities.

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Leilani Yoko Yasutake

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

July 26, 2015
Leilani Yoko Yasutake, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Lanakila Elementary School teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Isamu, son Daron, daughter Staci Lee, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Kevin Abraham Lanihuli Kalili

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

Aug. 19, 2015
Kevin Abraham Lanihuli Kalili, 60, of Waianae, a retired auto body and fender repairman, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Valarieann; sons Bradda and Clarence; daughters Makana Oliveira and Kvna Kalili; brothers Anthony, Martin and Curtis; sisters Bernadette Casuga, Rose Chambers and Ramona Kekahuna; and eight grandchildren. No services.

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George Mitsuru Yoshihara

Posted On August 29th, 2015 -

July 24, 2015
George Mitsuru Yoshihara, 82, of Pearl City, an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Selleck, Wash. He is survived by wife Yuriko; sons Steve, Allen and Daniel; daughter Jeanne Masuda; brothers Bob, Takeshi “Tak,” Paul and John; sisters Kay Abe, Amy Ambo and Florence Fujiwara; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Milton August Hood

Posted On August 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 10, 2015
Milton August Hood, 95, of Honolulu, a manufacturer sales representative and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Remedios B. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Dorothy Ann Akau

Posted On August 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 12, 2015
Dorothy Ann “Dee” Akau, 70, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired cashier at Walmart in Kailua-Kona, died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Abraham, William and Isaac; daughter Wendy “Niki”; brother Kenneth Victorino; sisters Sandy Anthony and Phyllis Oliva; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Maria M. Hosea Kauhane

Posted On August 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 4, 2015
Maria M. Hosea Kauhane, 85, of Pearl City, a Sears, Roebuck & Co. retiree, died in Pearl City. She was born in Waiawa. She is survived by sons Wehart K. and Ainsley K. Hosea, daughter Isobel K. Kaauwai-Duan, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:45 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cas-ual or aloha attire. Lei welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Aran Alton Ardaiz

Posted On August 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 23, 2015
Aran Alton Ardaiz, 76, of Honolulu, a retired contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Monterey, Calif. He is survived by wife Marsha F. Corniotis, sons Matthew and Nathan, sisters Aris A. Diaz and Aurora E. Parker, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services to be held at a later date.

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Sune Kim

Posted On August 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 7, 2015
Sune Kim, 77, of Honolulu died. She was born in Kyong Ki-Do, Korea. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Katherine Hideko Asato

Posted On August 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Katherine Hideko Asato, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Goodwear Dress Shop sales associate, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Brian and Howard; daughter Nora Lum; brother Patrick Higa; sisters Betty Tomasu, Alice Shiroma, Jane Pollock and Diane Matsuko; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen Haruko McKay

Posted On August 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 6, 2015
Helen Haruko McKay, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Likelike Drive Inn waitress, died in Waipahu. She was born in Mana, Kauai. She is survived by sons John and Marvin, daughters Lynda Tanaka and Frances Rivera, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Benita Aspili

Posted On August 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 7, 2015
Benita Aspili, 76, of Honolulu, a server and waitress in the hotel industry, died in Honolulu. She was born in Apayao, Philippines. She is survived by sons Noe and Chris, and daughters Delia Evans, Edna Brotarlo, Nora Himphaivanh and Marybel Aspili. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Juan C. Mendoza

Posted On August 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 14, 2015
Juan C. Mendoza, 95, of Kahului died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria, son Arsenio, daughter Lynna Rumbaoa, sister Manuela Pias, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 5 at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Garden of Meditation. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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