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Virginia Castro Costa

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

Feb. 27, 2016
Virginia Castro “Vergie” Costa, 85, of Kalihi, a bartender, died in Waianae. She was born in Papai- kou, Hawaii. She is survived by son James John Jr.; daughters Victoria Mae Costa-Torres, Virginia Lee Costa and Violet Ann Grace; hanai son Kimo John; hanai daughter Safire Grace; brother William Henry Castro; eight grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 17 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. March 18 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Bruce Nalani Tomokazu Enos Jr.

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 30, 2016
Bruce Nalani Tomokazu Enos Jr., 48, of Pearl City, a Kualoa Ranch tour operator, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai daughter Maria Pualani; mother Elizabeth; sisters Yvette Yadao, Harrie-Lynn Kalua and Trixie Davis; grandparent Josephine Chai; and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. March 19 at Greater Mt. Zion Holiness Church, Hauula. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Carlina Cabading Galimba

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

March 8, 2016
Carlina Cabading Galimba, 89, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired Volcano House food pantry worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Albert, Alfred and Moses; daughters Emily Yates and Mona Galimba-Compton; brothers Moses and George Bartalomi; sister Annie Bartalomi; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 18 at Naalehu Methodist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Juanita Batugo Gomez

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

Feb. 27, 2016
Juanita Batugo “Aning” Gomez, 90, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Eugenio B. “Eugene” and Antonio “Tony”; daughters Angela G. Borromeo and Teresa G. Cadiz; brothers Mario, Constante and Larry Batugo; sisters Conchita Agbannaoag, Lilly Paras and Aurora Francisco; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. March 21 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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William Jay Jossy

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

March 8, 2016
William Jay “Billy” Jossy, 30, of Kailua-Kona, a tradesman in the construction industry, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by companion Rebecca Pacheco, son Rainen, hanai daughter Ariel W. Yuen, father Steven, mother Souphiep Souen, sister Souphon Chan and grandparent Carol. Scattering of ashes: 5:30 p.m. March 19 at Napoopoo Pier. Refreshments to follow at the family’s Napoopoo beach house. For information, call 328-9982 or 990-5310.

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Aimee Emiko Kawamura

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

Feb. 7, 2016
Aimee Emiko Kawamura, 84, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Masayuki; daughters Gerri Bowker and Jodi Ward; brothers Francis and Bobby Kawakami; sisters Alice Brown, Beatrice Santoki and Doris Arakaki; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Viheart Kaonilaulani Keawe

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

Feb. 26, 2016
Viheart Kaonilaulani Keawe, 87, of Pukalani, Maui, a Holmes and Narver employee and a pastor, died. He was born in Kalihi. He is survived by wife Zenaida B., son Shama V., daughter Reccie A. and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5-9 p.m. March 17 at Faith in Jesus Church, 432 Waiehu Beach Road. Additional celebration of life: 9 a.m.-noon March 18 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Burial: 1 p.m. at Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Vivian Genevieve Millan

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 11, 2015
Vivian Genevieve Millan, 79, of Kahului, formerly of Ewa, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by son James Jr.; daughters Jolinda, Vanessa and Jerrica; sister Josephine Medeiros; five grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 19 at Christ the King Catholic Church, Kahului. Mass to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Maximo Nonies Sr.

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

Feb. 22, 2016
Maximo Nonies Sr., 91, of Wahiawa, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 38 retiree and an Army veteran, died in Ewa. He was born in Kunia. He is survived by wife Anne; sons Joseph and Maximo Jr.; daughters Juanita and Maxine Wheeler, and Rosalita Dawson; brothers Henry and Lawrence Alejandro; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 19 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m.

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Carl S. Robertson Jr.

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Feb. 17, 2016
Carl S. “Sandy” Robertson Jr., 59, of Waialua, a retired employee from Local 3 of the Operators Engineers, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Carl S. III; daughter Tiffany; brothers Curtis, Matthew and William “Darryl”; and companion Gypsy Ann Russ. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. March 19 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Waialua. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Priscilla Justo Almaida Yamamoto

Posted On March 16th, 2016 -

Feb. 19, 2016
Priscilla Justo Almaida Yamamoto, 62, of Honolulu, a former WebCo receptionist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clayton and sisters Evelyn Plata, Arlene Santiago, Christma Paraso and Camen Sapp. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 21 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Gilbert Valentine

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

Feb. 20, 2016
Gilbert “Val” Valentine, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Equitable Life Insurance agent and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Thelma; son Gilbert G.; daughters Linda L. Puleloa, Loretta L. Brackett and Lisa M. Valentine; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: diamond headmortuary.net.

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Stanley Nohara

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Feb. 19, 2016
Stanley Nohara, 73, of Honolulu, a retired assistant manager for Zippy’s-Nimitz, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Norman and sisters Lorraine Uyeda, Janet Grubbs and Ellen Kansako. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 19 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Fung Chun Won

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

March 7, 2016
Fung Chun Won, 92, of Honolulu, a cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Raymond, Norman, Herman and Gordon; daughters Kimberly Lau and Yvonne Leong; brothers Phillip and Scott Jang; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 8:15 a.m. March 21 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Victoriano Bado Bautista

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

Feb. 17, 2016
Victoriano Bado Bautista, 88, of Hilo, formerly of Halaula, Hawaii, a retired cook and maintenance worker for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, retired principal broker of Victor B. Bautista Realty and a general contractor and entrepreneur, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Benjamin Ricardos and Ben, Jose, Moses and Lito Bautista; daughter Rose; brother Alejandro Ingel; 24 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. March 18 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. March 19 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Jerry B. Norris

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

Nov. 24, 2015
Jerry B. Norris, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Office of Hawaiian Affairs employee, retired executive director of the Pacific Basin Development Council and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Merrie Carol, sons John and Thomas, sisters Jane Deovlet and Gail Rogers, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Central Union Church. Services: 10 a.m. Services with military honors: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Donations suggested to the USS Missouri Foundation, Rainbow Friends Animal Shelter in Hilo or Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Patricia Ann Xifo

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Feb. 27, 2016
Patricia Ann “Chun” Xifo, 74, of Honolulu, a Realtor and homemaker, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Kaimuki. She is survived by husband Richard C., son Richard G., daughter Patricia L. Hartnett and sister Virginia Kozuma. No services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Parkinson’s disease organizations.

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Daniel Christopher Caires

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

March 2, 2016
Daniel Christopher Caires, 93, of Kokomo, Maui, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard civilian architect, designer of the Haiku Stairs and farmer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary F.L.; son Michael John; daughters Danette Caires, Marla K. McManus and Ann M. Taylor; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 23 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass: 11 a.m. Graveside services: 2 p.m. March 24 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church or the Holy Name Society men’s group. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com and 22 Heona Place, Kiehi, HI 96753. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Rose Aiyo Ota

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

March 12, 2016
Rose Aiyo Ota, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Ronald M., son Calvin, daughter Margaret Ikeda, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Maisa Sala Faletoi

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

March 1, 2016
Maisa Sala Faletoi, 78, of Holualoa, Hawaii, died in Holualoa. He was born in Onenoa, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Eseta; sons Maisa Jr., the Rev. Konelio and Tautiaga Faletoi, and the Rev. Stephen Macedo; daughters Ramona Sorensen and Tanumia Faletoi; brothers Aletani G. Faletoi, the Rev. Samalaeulu and Toaono Vaifele; sisters Vagai U. Fano and Nunu Sale; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 18 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Ronald Raymond Pacheco

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

Feb. 23, 2016
Ronald Raymond Pacheco, 66, of Pearl City died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy, sons Ryan and Randy, brothers Robert and Robin, sisters Renee Pacheco and Roseann Conroy, and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: ballard familymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Mae Satsuki Furomoto

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

March 1, 2016
Mae Satsuki Furomoto, 85, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Harry, sons Clyde and Kurt, daughter Lynn Pascual and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. March 20 at Wailuku Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Juanita Kelahua Grace Pedra

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

Jan. 3, 2016
Juanita Kelahua Grace Pedra, 73, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a Royal Hawaiian Orchards supervisor, died in Tacoma, Wash. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Joe B., Dan and Tim; daughters Jovena K. Moses and Janine Malape; hanai daughter Sacha Malape; brothers Nolan and Brandon K. Grace; sister Carol K. Nolan; 24 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 19 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Naalehu. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Jane Higashi

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

Feb. 27, 2016
Jane Higashi, 53, of Ewa Beach, a Pohakea Elementary School employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Pedrito Sarte, daughter Melody Sarte, sisters Margaret Higashi and Janice Kaji, brother Dwight and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 18 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lesia Veniale Pedro

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

March 3, 2016
Lesia Veniale Pedro, 91, of Wahiawa, a Te Lumanaki o Tokelau school elder, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Olohega, Swains Island, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Paul Jr., Denny, Johnathan and Patrick; daughters Betty Ickes and Bonnie Patelesio; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 19 at Wahiawa United Methodist Church, Wahiawa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual purple attire.

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Hazel Harume Ishihara

Posted On March 15th, 2016 -

Feb. 20, 2016
Hazel Harume Ishihara, 82, of Kaneohe died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband George S.; son Clyde M.; daughter Cheryl S. Mickelsen; brothers Glenn M. and Bert H. Uyehara; sisters Joyce H. Toyama, Edith E. Shimabuku and Jane S. Uyehara; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 18 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Ronald V. Perreira

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Jan. 24, 2016
Ronald V. Perreira, also known as “Ronnie” and “Peanut,” 65, of Kamuela, Hawaii, formerly of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired groundskeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Ranolin “Baby Peanut” Perreira, Danolin Aiona, Jody Enos and Colleen, Nonami and Jackie Perreira; son Tyson; brother Darin; sisters Karen P. Cassidy, Dayna Will-Fong and Junie Stanfill; 30 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 19 at Papaikou Community Center. Luncheon at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dexter Keahiwahiwa Kapahu Jr.

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Feb. 9, 2016
Dexter Keahiwahiwa Kapahu Jr., 30, of Hilo, formerly of Aiea, an Island Air ground services manager, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by hanai sons Kaiku’aina Ferreira and Jason S.S. Kia, parents Dexter Sr. and Lily, hanai mothers Darlene DeLima and Evelyn Rego, brother Tyson M., sisters Carolyn M. Kapahu and Chevelle Coyaso, and grandparents Lily Nahoopii, Eleanor Mata and Carroll M. Kapahu Sr. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 19 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Edna Keahilani Riveira

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March 2, 2016
Edna Keahilani Riveira, 60, of Kapaau, Hawaii, an assistant manager for DFS Galleria Waikoloa, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Patrick, sons Edrick Riveira Crane and Darius Riveira, daughter Leila, brother Joyson Kaauamo, sisters Crystal Vogele and Lucille Greenstreet, and 11 grandchildren. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Doris Kumashiro

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Jan. 5, 2016
Doris Kumashiro, also known as Aiko Arita, 96, of Huntington Beach, Calif., died in Pasadena, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sandra St. Gal de Pons and Frances Kumashiro, sister Ellen Yamada and a grandchild. Eulogy and Mass: 11:30 a.m. March 18 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

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