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Edward Sadaichi Takiguchi

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July 4, 2015
Edward Sadaichi Takiguchi, 90, of Waipahu, a Hawaiian Telcom retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Ritsuko; son Eric; daughters Jan Takiguchi-Lee, Carrie Ann Teramoto and Suzette Kataoka; brother Katsuji; sisters Rose Yoshida, Myrtle Takiguchi and Mae Kawasaki; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Sakai Higuchi

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Feb. 13, 2015
Sakai Higuchi, 102, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter and state Harbors Division inspector, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by sons Michael, Nelson, Sidney and Robin; daughter Susan; sister Yoshie Ikinaga; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-great-grandchild. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kaleihua Iholani Teruya

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July 17, 2015
Kaleihua Iholani Teruya, 1, of Makawao, Maui, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Makawao. She is survived by father Naiwi O.A., mother Monica Chung and sisters Naleia’ala and Kaliko. Private services.

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Nora Yee Li Inafuku

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July 14, 2015
Nora Yee Li Inafuku, 63, of Waipahu, a retired Waianae Elementary School teacher, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Todd K., daughter Rae A., mother Ra- mona H.N. Chang, brothers Alan C.H. and Jeff K. Chang, and sisters Blossom M.H. Chang, Virginia P.L. Nagata and Ruby C. Mitsunaga. Private services.

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Toshiko Uyehara

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July 13, 2015
Toshiko Uyehara, 94, of Hono- lulu, a retired doctor, died. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by two grandchildren. Private services.

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Matthew Iwatate

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July 24, 2015
Matthew Iwatate, 52, of Waimea, Kauai, died on Kauai. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by sons Brandon L.L., Chandler and Liam; father Kazuo; mother Elsie D. Garcia; brothers Richard Iwatate and Nikola and Pete Nishi; and sisters Donna Richards, Ama Nishi and Marcella Malchow. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at the Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment.

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Frederick Norio Wago Sr.

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July 18, 2015
Frederick Norio Wago Sr., 78, of Hauula, a retired heavy equipment operator, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lurline M.; sons Vincent T., Stanford S. and Wade M.; daughter Cheryl; hanai daughter Kalena Nihipali-Rule; brother Robert; sisters Grace Hu and Margaret Wago; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers. Condolences: woolsey mortuary.com.

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Brigitte Kaleopaa

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July 27, 2015
Brigitte Kaleopaa, 38, of Kailua, a Hawaii Federal Corrections Services employee, died. She was born in Ulm, Baden-Wuertembrug, Germany. She is survived by sons Andrae Gumpfer and Chance Kaleopaa, daughter Justice, mother Nancy Rock and brother Percy P. Lono. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Myles H. Watanabe

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July 11, 2015
Myles H. Watanabe, 80, of Honolulu, a state surveyor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. He is survived by brother Mitsuo and sister Lillian Mochizuki. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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John Joseph Hennessy

Posted On August 6th, 2015 -

July 21, 2015
John Joseph Hennessy, 75, of Aiea, a retired RGIS Inventory Service senior auditor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Baltimore. He is survived by wife Cathy Selner. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Arlene Nyuk Gin Fung Young

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July 18, 2015
Arlene Nyuk Gin Fung Young, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Waialae School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald S.K., son Michael Scott, daughter Cari Ann Mui , and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net.

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Melvin Takaichi Higuchi

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July 20, 2015
Melvin Takaichi Higuchi, 60, of Honolulu, a state Judiciary probation officer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynn H. and brother Garrick. Visitation: 5 p.m Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Wallenstien B. Julio Sr.

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June 25, 2015
Wallenstien B. Julio Sr., 90, of Federal Way, Wash., a retired Weyerhaeuser Co. oiler, died in Federal Way. He was born in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by wife Agrifina N.; sons Pompeo, Rolando, Arthur and Julius; daughters Elizabeth, Julita and Caroline Julio, and Lydia Imori; stepmother Maria S.; sisters Marcy Delos Santos and Cora Pa’e; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Winona Blanche Leialoha Kamai

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July 21, 2015
Winona Blanche Leialoha “Tutu” Kamai, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Catholic Diocese of Hawaii executive secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David I. and Devin I.; daughters Dwynn L. and Dana K. “Kaleo”; hanai son the Rev. Robert Stark; hanai daughters Julie-Beth Ako, Kalei Brown, Kaleo Hanohano, Charmaine Silva, Liane Davidson and Paulette Kahana; brothers Herman Meyer and Archie Tanabe; sisters Marilyn Cabatic, Gilberta Limasa, Myrna Colbert and Cherle Kaholokula; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net.

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Samson Juan Achuela

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July 23, 2015
Samson Juan Achuela, 64, of Waianae, a retired Hawaii Air National Guard master sergeant and computer maintenance technician with the 169th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Moses Kaoiwi and Aaron Achuela, mother Anna, brother Daniel, sisters Sarah Achuela and Nina Remington, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Reri Heinani Ruth Kauhane

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May 19, 2015
Reri Heinani Ruth Kauhane, 81, of Killeen, Texas, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Ala Moana Hotel waitress, died in Temple, Texas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Keohukui A.K. Hana and Francis M. Kauhane; daughters Vera-Ann K. Kauhane, Reri H. Robello and Davenette I.K. Adonis; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5-8 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Michael William Anderson

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July 26, 2015
Michael William Anderson, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired Island Insurance litigation adjuster and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Pam A.; sons Mat Embernate and Mark Nishida; daughters Michelle Kernan, Molly Anderson and Danielle Aiu; father Bill Jacobs; brother Billy Jacobs; sisters Janet Espinosa and Barbara Roberts; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yuet King Ma

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July 24, 2015
Yuet King Ma, 91, of Honolulu died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by daughter Yin Sheung Chan, brother Fai and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Andrea Mendoza Antalan

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July 1, 2015
Andrea Mendoza “Anding” Antalan, 88, of Mililani died in Waipahu. She was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Bill, Nelson and Walter; daughters Norma Bumanglag and Bhella Pagala; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Jennell H. Paikai

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July 22, 2015
Jennell H. “Joe” Paikai, 69, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Francis Palea; daughters Dollene and Kahealani Palea; brothers Windy and Randy Lorenzo; sisters Roselie Nishida, Alvah Koester, Cyrillia Padillia and Leonora Mar; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Scattering of ashes at noon Aug. 15 at Alii Beach Park. Casual attire.

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Paul Dennis Jenkins Dean

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Aug. 3, 2015
Paul Dennis Jenkins Dean, 72, of Lahaina, a retired heavy-equipment operator, died at home. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Grayce; sons Jason, Chuki and Joshua; daughters Jana Saribay, Jeri Dean and Jinny Yap; half sister Kathy Rodgers; 19 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lahaina Ward, on Ulupono Street. Services at noon. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Robert J. Phillips Sr.

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July 31, 2015
Robert J. Phillips Sr., 73, of Kula, Maui, a retired state Transportation Department supervisor, died. He was born on Maui. He is survived by sons Robert J. Jr. and Shawn; daughter Laurie Vares; brothers Paul, Larry and Anthony; sisters Alberta Souza, Judith Palmer, Clotilda Grindal, Mary Mohica, Joyce Soares and Catherine Latta; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Ghost Church, Kula. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Thomasine Susana Deitch

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Aug. 3, 2015
Thomasine Susana “Tomy” Deitch, 70, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired kitchen worker at Naniloa Hotel, former van driver at Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council and reverend at Three Days Three Nights The Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Edward Jr., Christopher and Anthony Cuba; daughters Regina Raposas and Desiree Pasco; brothers James Ray, and George and Ernest Santiago; sisters Lorena Santiago and Linda Llaguno; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

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Evelyn Kikue Poentis

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July 10, 2015
Evelyn Kikue Poentis, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center medical technologist, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Takeo, sons Joel N. and Jeffrey N., daughters Janet T. Salsedo and Joyce T. Sueno, sister Aiko Tatsuno, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Monica Pascual Delos Santos

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June 30, 2015
Monica Pascual Delos Santos, 79, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Emilio C.; sons Emilio Delos Santos Jr., Orlando Ruiz and Jaime, Julio and Apolinario Santos; daughters Alberta Balantac and Juliet Ucol; brother Valentin Pascual; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m Additional visitation: 8:3o a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Francisca Baza Santos

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July 30, 2015
Francisca Baza “Anching” Santos, 61, of Talofofo, Guam, died in Honolulu. She was born in Saipan. She is survived by sons Ryan and Keoni Santos, and Francisco San Nicolas; daughters Claudine Aguero, Audrey Mantanona, Zelma Santos and Magdalene Paulino; sister Evelyn S. Benavente; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services to be held at a later date in Guam.

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You Yuan Feng

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June 23, 2015
You Yuan Feng, 80, of Honolulu, a retired warehouseman, died in Maluhia Long Term Care Health Center. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Ri Fen Fang; sons Jian Zhong, Jian Quan and Jian Hao; daughter Miao De; and four grandchildren. Taoist services: 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary.

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Dave R. Sato

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June 6, 2015
Dave R. Sato, 61, of Seaside, Calif., an employee at Fort Ord Child Development Center, died in Seaside. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brother Gary, mother Aiko Tobosa and stepmother Soon Ja. Private services.

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Manuel Fontes Jr.

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Aug. 2, 2015
Manuel Fontes Jr., 74, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired maintenance worker at Naniloa Resort Hotel in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Rose Toribio; son James; daughter Jill Werner; sisters Irene Oliveira, Millie Rapoza, Ethel Fontes and Gina Ah Yo; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Saturnino Peralta Tamayo

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July 13, 2015
Saturnino Peralta “Satur” Tamayo, 76, of Waimanalo, a retired Kamehameha Schools ground maintenance worker, died in Kailua. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rizalina N. “Saling,” son Edgar, daughters Sarina Magliba and Melinda Tamayo, sisters Felipa T. Gelacio and Cristina T. Seeger, and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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