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Francis Chin Chan Pak

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Feb. 24, 2016
Francis Chin Chan Pak, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Gary, daughter Hee-sook Seo, stepsons Tong-soo and Nam-soo Kim, stepdaughter Hae-sook Kim, sisters Chin-sook Pak Pae and Serena Chin-soon Pak Kim, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 20 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m.

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Kiyoshi Yamamoto

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March 20, 2016
Kiyoshi Yamamoto, 95, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Kenneth T., three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Clarina Sophie Arucan

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Feb. 8, 2016
Clarina Sophie Arucan, 71, of Waipahu, a retired caregiver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Arnold F., Alex R. and Alden L.; daughter Andrea A. Radona; brother Richard Lorenzo; sisters Linda Guerrero and Addie Pablo; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Services: 10 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Walter Narkdo Park

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March 22, 2016
Walter Narkdo Park, 100, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Electric field services supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by stepson Gordon Kim, stepdaughter Stephanie Kim McKinley and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 April 23 at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harry Shigeru Asato

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March 1, 2016
Harry Shigeru Asato, 93, of Honolulu, owner and director of Harry Asato Painting and an Army veteran who served with the 442 Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Pupukea. He is survived by wife Gladys Y., son Glenn S., daughter Cynthia M. Yamauchi, brothers Richard and James, sisters Grace Kimura and Toyoko Fukuhara, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Miriam Batallones Pillos

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March 26, 2016
Miriam Batallones Pillos, 52, of Midland, Mich., died in Midland. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Steven Kaganove, son Nathan Kaganove, daughter Josefa Kaganove, mother Teresa and brother Jommer. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 20 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Rosario Guerrero Asuncion

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March 14, 2016
Rosario Guerrero “Sayong” Asuncion, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Hale Koa Hotel laundry attendant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Esteban “Steve,” and sisters Estefania Velasco and Francisca Aranda. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. April 22 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. April 23 at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kavin Yukio Priest

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March 20, 2016
Kavin Yukio Priest, 53, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Craig Correia. Private services.

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Charles William Deinhardt

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Feb. 28, 2016
Charles William “Chuck” Deinhardt, 85, of Mililani, a Navy veteran, died in Kihei, Maui. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Betty, sons John F. and Vernon, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 22 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Ritchie Alice Kalahiki Ramseyer

Posted On April 17th, 2016 -

April 9, 2016
Ritchie Alice Kalahiki Ramseyer, 75, of Waimanalo, a Young Brothers Ltd. customer service representative, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clifford S., son Richard “Dickie,” daughters Sherran Kinilau and Sheila “Noe” Mau, brother Joseph Malterre, sisters Kamila “Kelala” Civetz and Hazel Shaw, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 25 at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Mass: noon. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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William Hammond

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April 10, 2016
William “Bill” Hammond, 66, of Mililani, a Navy veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jo Ann; sons Kealii, Kealoha and Wyatt; daughters Jennifer Chee-Groover, Veronica Strauss and Antoinette Pacheco; brother Walter; sisters Christine Hicks, Cheryl Tanibe and Charlene Hammond; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Victor James Sanchez Rapoza

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April 2, 2016
Victor James Sanchez Rapoza, 25, of Waianae, a professional chicken fighter, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Lani Niheu, sons Lil Vic and Vicsten, parents Benjamin B. Sanchez and Tonya Rapoza, hanai mother Stephanie Wolfe, brothers Edward and Keoni Wolfe, sister Ashlynn and grandfather Benjamin Sanchez. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. April 20 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Randy Joseph Acorda Hernandez

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April 10, 2016
Randy Joseph Acorda Hernandez, 39, of Kahuku, a Turtle Bay Resort private dining server, died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Rudy Sr. and Tina, brother Rudy Jr., sister Gina Pack and grandmother Eliza. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 23 at St. Roch Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Remigio Cacho Rebellon Sr.

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March 21, 2016
Remigio Cacho Rebellon Sr., 72, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired nursery worker for a Kamuela tomato farm, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Caridad; sons Remigio Jr., Henry, Nestor, Rowel and Resty; daughters Edna Cacal and Elvie Tamayo; brother Milagrino; sisters Julie Rivera and Corazon Rebellon; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 a.m. April 22 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional services and burial to be held in the Philippines.

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Rosario Abas Huerta

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April 7, 2016
Rosario Abas Huerta, 99, of Kahului died in Kahului. She was born in Sabtang, Batanes, Philippines. She is survived by son Jose Degorio; daughters Clarita Mitchell, Carmen Cagasan and Connie Jaramillo; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. April 23 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului.

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Shirley Ann Rodrigues

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April 13, 2016
Shirley Ann Rodrigues, 67, of Makawao, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Hawaii. She is survived by son Dennis; daughters Trina Gumtang, Cheryl Vargas-Ixcotoyac and Janelle Randles; brothers Ronald and John Bonilla Jr.; sister Lucille Caba; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 23 at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Eleuterio Pascua Juan

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March 29, 2016
Eleuterio Pascua Juan, 64, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Puna Certified Landscaping Co. employee, died at home. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Soledad Juan, son Glenn Juan, daughters Joyce Juan and Jenny King, sister Jurlita Santos and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. April 22 at Sacred Heart Church, Pahoa. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. April 23 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Atsushi Saito

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March 11, 2016
Atsushi “Ako” Saito, 83, of Mililani, a retired Department of Education employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Akiko, son Steven, daughter Myra Kojima, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred Akiko Kawano

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April 3, 2016
Mildred Akiko Kawano, 85, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sister Joan Watanabe. Private services.

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Eileen M. Sequeira-Perry

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April 11, 2016
Eileen M. Sequeira-Perry, 58, of Lahaina, a Hyatt Regency Maui security officer, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Scott Perry, son Eric Sequeira, daughters Kamryn and Madison Perry, mother Lori Fong, brother Eddie Fong Jr. and sister Lisa Garcia. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. April 22 at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Barbara Ann Kekina

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April 9, 2016
Barbara Ann Kekina, 63, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kevin, Paul and Christopher; daughters Kimberly and Lisa Marie Kekina, and Brandi Silivelo; brothers Wayne Arthur and Michael Neilsen; sisters Patricia Bunner, JoAnn Whitney and Eva Marie Kelnhofer; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. April 23 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses-Honolulu, 1228 Pensacola St. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Edward Waiau Smythe Sr.

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March 29, 2016
Edward Waiau Smythe Sr., 63, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Miriam, sons Edward Waiau Jr. and Eugene Keoki, daughter Nanealani Wilson, sisters Gaylen Paio and Susan Burgess, and six grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. April 20 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com

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Sandra Kim Kerisiano

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April 5, 2016
Sandra Kim Kerisiano, 67, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alae Fal, Tripson Chrislae and James Aloe; daughter Katherine Kum Ok Kim; brothers Dennis and Alfred “Duna” Kim Jr., and James A. and John K. Enoka; sisters Charlotte Seeley, Annette M. Kahihikolo, Jeanette L. Soares, Cheryl K. Enoka and Wendy Seefeldt; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 22 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aiea Ward, Halawa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Sandra Souza

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Feb. 27, 2016
Sandra “Chopy” Souza, 61, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by partner Kathy Myers, and sisters Laverne “Kookie” Souza Ortiz and Diane Souza Koanui. Celebration of Life: noon April 23 at Chevron Refinery, 91-480 Malakole St., Kapolei. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ernell Momi Akina Kojima

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Nov. 7, 2015
Ernell Momi Akina Kojima, 78, of Phoenix, a retired homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Herbert Kojima; former husband Henry Bell; sons Henry, Kalani and Dino Bell; daughters Patricia Perry and Iwalani Bell; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.Visitation: 9 a.m. April 23 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Waialua. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. April 25 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Hawaiian attire. No flowers.

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Margaret Kala Takehiro

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March 25, 2016
Margaret Kala Takehiro, 90, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Health home health aide and a family genealogist for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. She is survived by sons William Marshall and Paul “Yoshi” Takehiro; daughters Barbaralene Kaya, Cheryl Tomimatsu and Kimberleen Takehiro; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 23 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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M. Everett McCrary III

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April 9, 2016
M. Everett McCrary III, 67, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman, folk artist and snake hunter, died in Hospice of Hilo-Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Wilmington, N.C. He is survived by daughter Rachael K.S. and sister Anne McCrary Sullivan. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, Hospice of Hilo-Pohai Malama Facility, UNCW Center for Marine Science or charity.

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Shunji Tanaka

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March 26, 2016
Shunji Tanaka, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Leslie and Lawrence; daughter Gail Hoo; brothers Toshiaki, Albert, Charles and Walter; sisters Elizabeth Kawasaki and Janice Tanino; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 22 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alfred K. Bode

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March 20, 2016
Alfred K. Bode, 85, of Mililani, an Army retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Mary V. Luedke, brother Kenneth A., sister Virginia Keys, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. April 22 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Garrett Kealoha Peters Sr.

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April 7, 2016
Garrett Kealoha “Gary-O” Peters Sr., 73, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired carpenter, owner of Sound of Hawaii and Honu Farms and an ukulele maker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sylvia C.; son Garrett Jr.; daughters Donna Jacob, Debbra Hasegawa, Denise Willis, Leialoha Shiroma, and Deanna, Leimomi, Lahela and Lehuanani Peters; sisters Evangeline Kalakaua and Cynthia Bacus; brother Clayton Estrella; 20 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 22 at Mana Christian Church Ohana Church, Kahilu Town Hall. Services: 11 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 1613, Kamuela, HI 96743.

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