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Luana Kanani Holokahi Hook

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Oct. 26, 2013
Luana Kanani Holokahi Hook, 72, of Hawi, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband George K.K.; sons Jared, Jeremy and Jacob; daughters Deanne Ah Sing, Heather Hook and Brianne Richter; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Services:11 a.m. Burial on Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Amelia Lorenzo Pascual

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Oct. 13, 2013
Amelia Lorenzo Pascual, 89, of Honolulu, a city groundskeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Saturnino, Ricardo, Juanito, Dramie and Dante; daughters Josefina Balanay and Erlinda Ramos; brothers Damaso, Placido and Leopoldo Lorenzo; sisters Primitiva Aguilar and Eufemia Villagin; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sue Shizue Shiohara

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Nov. 2, 2013
Sue Shizue Shiohara, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Like Like Drive Inn head waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne and Alan, daughter Faye Rainey, brothers George Ganeko and Kiyoshi Gusukuma, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Donald Kekuipuaahiahi Kamakea Jr.

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Oct. 21, 2013
Donald Kekuipuaahiahi “Beez” Kamakea Jr., 54, of Honolulu, a delivery driver and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Donald K. Koa; daughter Donaldeen L. Sanborn; brothers Alexander, Tolbert and Clifton; sisters Donalyn Thompson, Ginnette Lyman, Tracy Spencer and Jodi Kamakea; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School campus. Services: 10 a.m. Private inurnment.

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Levi Michael Perkins

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 8, 2013
Levi Michael Perkins, 62, of Waianae died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Larry Himalaya; brothers John, Tracy and Robert; and sisters Linda Perkins and Maile Apela. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Boat Harbor. Loose flowers welcome.

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Kimie Soranaka

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 1, 2013
Kimie “Kay” Soranaka, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Diamond Bakery packer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kwock Hing Lau

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 7, 2013
Kwock Hing Lau, 96, of Honolulu, a pre-need sales counselor, died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Thelma G.; sons Dennis, Vince and Clinton; daughter Marilyn Lupaschuk; brothers Kwock Nam, Kwock Chung, Kwock Choong and Kwock Mung; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sangvane Phongphila

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Nov. 17, 2013
Sangvane Phongphila, 78, of Waipahu, a retired police officer in Laos, died. He was born in Vientiane, Laos. He is survived by wife Kam; son Johnny; daughters Mani Spence, Penny Ratanakul and Napha Phengsavath; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Laotian Buddhist services: noon Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Itsuko Sugai

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Nov. 5, 2013
Itsuko Sugai, 88, of Hilo, a retired housekeeper for Hilo Medical Center, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ted and Myles, and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Dorothy G. Lee

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Oct. 3, 2013
Dorothy G. “Dottie” Lee, 75, of Mililani, a retired Realtor, died in Kailua. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Hugh, sons Joseph and Eric Cheung, daughters Shemayne Cheung Wilson and Sheila Cheung, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Presbyterian Church.

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Leslie Leroy Quisano

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Nov. 4, 2013
Leslie Leroy Quisano, 75, of Pearl City, a parts salesman for Datsun and Nissan, died in Pearl City. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Maria; sons Leslie Jr., Martin, Mark and Keith; daughter Geri Solomon; brothers John, Richard, Ronald, Gary, Arthur and Allen; sisters Etta Alba, Darryl Funke, Gwen Osurman and Patricia Malama; 21 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Nov. 27 at the mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ely R. Alconcel Jr.

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Ely R. “Ely Boy” Alconcel Jr., 41, of Kula, Maui, a Securitas employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Noe and Ely R. Sr., brother Tyrone D., half brother Norman K.N. Kaiaokamalie and half sister Leenelle N. Tomooka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Don Edwin Talbott

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 2, 2013
Don Edwin Talbott, 62, of Waipahu, a nurseryman and landscaper, died inWaipahu. He was born in Oakland, Calif. No known survivors. Private services.

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Ruby Jane Masanda

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 14, 2013
Ruby Jane Masanda, 71, of Paia, Maui, a retired Kalama Intermediate School cafeteria employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia. She is survived by companion Ty Shimabuku; son Brandon; daughters Darlene Torricer, Charlene Lacno and Davelynn Masanda; brother Elmer Aquino; sister Marcia Walters; hanai sister Sandra Bird; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Morris Ramos

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Nov. 3, 2013
Morris “Mo” Ramos, 52, of Honolulu, a landscaper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ray and Bronson; mother Ramona; brothers Simeon “Butch,” Leonard “Tito,” Lawrence and Ronald; sisters Sue Hook and Cheryl Eblacas; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Alvin Shigeo Anbe

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Nov. 7, 2013
Alvin Shigeo Anbe, 68, of Tempe, Ariz., a retired employee of Service Air in Phoenix, died in Tempe. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother Carl. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Wailuku Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Margaret Shizue Ushijima

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Nov. 9, 2013
Margaret Shizue Ushijima, 86, of Hilo, a retired attorney, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sister Katherine K. Johnson and brothers Edward S. and Albert N. Kunishige. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Church of the Holy Cross, 440 W. Lanikaula St. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Gary Seiji Matsushige

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 6, 2013
Gary Seiji Matsushige, 72, of Honolulu, a retired collections manager for Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Mae M., sons Derek K. and Keola, daughter Chantal B. Regis and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Charles Leonard Ratledge

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 16, 2013
Charles Leonard “Charlie” Ratledge, 79, of Kaneohe, an Army retiree, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Tennessee. He is survived by wife Minuet; sons Barry Cooper, and Dana, Lewis, Mark “Keahi” and Maicah “Kamakana” Ratledge; daughters Diana Ivey, Sonya and Tamara Naumchik, and Melanie “Kanoe” Ratledge; brother Bill; and 12 grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. today at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Thomas J. Burns

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 16, 2013
Thomas J. Burns, 60, of Aiea, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and a federal psychologist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Deer Lodge, Mont. He is survived by wife Kimberly, daughter Samantha, son Sebastian Kwon, sisters Colleen Wilson and Kathy Hill, and a grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Lawrence Hook Hoy Wong Sr.

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Oct. 13, 2013
Lawrence Hook Hoy Wong Sr., 91, of Honolulu, a retired salesman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lawrence Jr., daughter Kathleen, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Florence DiBello Moser

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Nov. 13, 2013
Florence DiBello Moser, 93, of Kailua died. She was born in Erie, Pa. She is survived by son Rick DiBello, daughter Linda DiBello Titmus, sister Rose Bassani and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Filipe Rebelo

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Nov. 10, 2013
Filipe Rebelo, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired Sheraton Hotel banquet captain, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Painho, Portugal. He is survived by son Robert, daughter Tricia, brother Jose Lavareda and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m.

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Dorothy Ann Caluya

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Oct. 19, 2013
Dorothy Ann Caluya, 69, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by husband Loretto “Shorty”; daughters Athena Caluya, Babette Lareau and Crystal Medeiros; brother Kenny Krause; sister Rosemarie LaBarbera; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Josefina Guzman Yadao

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Oct. 27, 2013
Josefina Guzman “Siping” Yadao, 73, of Kapolei died in Aiea. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Crispulo P., daughter Edralyn “Edra,” brother Prudencio Guzman, sister Eugenia Macadangdang and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Patricia Louise Leilani Nartatez

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 7, 2013
Patricia Louise Leilani “Pat” Nartatez, 64, of Puna, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Alvin Bernard; daughters Maria, Crescent and Elvina; numerous brothers and sisters; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Mokuola Room. Casual attire. No flowers. Monetary offerings welcome.

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Leonard Harrington Ronnie Sr.

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Nov. 13, 2013
Leonard Harrington Ronnie Sr., 100, of Kailua, a retired fire captain in Kearny, N.J., died in Kailua. He was born in Kearny. He is survived by son Leonard Jr., daughter Darcy Lampe, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Jon’Dale Jerald Kealiiokalanialoha Cullen

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Sept. 20, 2013
Jon’Dale Jerald Kealiiokalanialoha Cullen, 42, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Kekaihawanawana Cleveland; brothers James “Kimo” Jr. and Ricardo “Ricky”; sisters Luana Cullen, Bonnie Alexander, Hazeline “Noe” Palakiko, SeannaLynn “Hala” Mahilum and Priscilla-Alana Antolin; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

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Hong-Lan Thi Nguyen

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Nov. 15, 2013
Hong-Lan Thi Nguyen, 64, of Honolulu, an entrepreneur, died. She was born in My Tho, Vietnam. She is survived by husband Chuong Van; son Tuan; daughters Nancy Helfman, Diana Ward, Linda Nguyen and Loan Cabanilla; and sister Cam. Private services.

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Ronald Futoshi Saiki Jr.

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Nov. 3, 2013
Ronald Futoshi Saiki Jr., also known as “Bones” and “Juju,” 71, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. linesman and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Raymond, Kalani, Keala and Kaipo Saiki, and Collin Wasti; daughter Renee Saiki Abraham; stepmother Donna; brother Bo; sisters Lei Andrade and Luana Kawelu; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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