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David Kaanana Jr.

Posted On August 17th, 2014 -

July 25, 2014
David Kaanana Jr., 85, of Wailuku, a retired fisherman for Ting Enterprise and a crewman aboard the aku boat Orion, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons David III, Oberlie, Dani-Jay H. and Sonny E.; daughters Bernadine Kaanana-Alconcel, Yvette-Marie M. Kaanana and Davida Rose L. and Cristy Kaanana; hanai son Ron Parkhurst; hanai daughters Jolene and Jane Rosaga; stepsons Edward and Anthony Rosaga; stepdaughters Charlene Montalvo, Virginia Chapman, Norma Dadez and Helen and Julie Rosaga; brothers Oberly and George; sister Kuulei W.; 28 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Hale Nanea. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Fresh flower lei welcome. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Krystle Malia Silva

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Aug. 8, 2014
Krystle Malia Silva, 50, of Honolulu, a caregiver, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Aaron Sr.; sons Kamu White and Teva Robins; daughters Shannon and Kahikilani Silva, Kealoha White-Silva and Chazelle Ventura; brothers Patrick, Harry, Thomas, Duke and Garrett White and Henry McShane; sisters Oni and Gwen White and Lucille Ridgeway; and four grandchildren. Services at noon Aug. 24 at Oahu Mortuary. Aloha attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com and to shannonsilva_0218@yahoo.com.

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Dennis Takeshi Kaneshiro

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Aug. 6, 2014
Dennis Takeshi Kaneshiro, 64, of Honolulu, a city Department of Environmental Services, Waste Water Design and Construction Division civil engineer, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeIrma A., son Nicolas, daughtersJennifer Asato andCarilyn Kaneshiro, brother Michael and a grandchild.Private services.

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Jose A. Subia

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July 24, 2014
Jose A. Subia, 93, of Waipahu, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Mario V.; daughters Manuela S. Ped and Eufrocinia S. Mendoza; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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William Burnell Martinellie

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Aug. 8, 2014
William Burnell “Billy Brown” Martinellie, 49, of Makawao, Maui, a truck driver for Maui Disposal Co., died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gail U.E.; sons Jonah, William and Kawahinekoa Koa-Brown, Keala Cheeseborough and Mana Martinez-Brown; daughters Cheyanne Pauole-Evangelista and Cherrae and Chantia Torres; mother Dora A. Martinez; brothers Francis, Lopaka, Nathan, Kenneth, James and Sam Brown; sisters Fern Delos Santos, Dora Ganeau, Eileen Camello, and Rachel, Maleka and Jessica Brown; 11 grandchildren; and numerous hanai children. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Ann Sulenta

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Aug. 11, 2014
Ann Sulenta, 93, of Kahului, formerly of Ewa Beach, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Atlanta, Miss. She is survived by son John, daughters Toni Moody and Nancy Sulenta, three grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lurline Akiko Matsumoto

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July 18, 2014
Lurline Akiko Matsumoto, 70, of Waipahu, a retired Department of Education teacher, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sisters Karen Kawasaki, Geraldine Terada and Marcia Hakikawa. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Kalanimailelauliilii Tisalona-Perez

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July 30, 2014
Robert Kalanimailelauliilii Tisalona-Perez, 34, of Honolulu, owner of Active Fight Wear/God’s Army, died in Lompoc, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Robert “Chookie” and Paulette Perez; brothers Brandon “Boom” Tisalona-Perez and Eugene Perez; sisters Kristy Carlos and Geri-Liz “Lani Girl” and Malia Perez; and grandmother Myra Tisalona. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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William Nakamatsu

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July 31, 2014
William Nakamatsu, also known as “Willy” and “Billy,” 67, of Pearl City, an August Ahrens School teacher and counselor, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leila O.; daughters Kristyna Takemoto and Jennifer Nakamatsu; brother Ken; sisters Doris Higa, Emmie Otake, Nancy Uramoto and Alice Sasaki; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Carol Satoyo Uyeda

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Aug. 11, 2014
Carol Satoyo Uyeda, 76, of Kahului, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by caregivers Chuck and Sandy (her brother and sister-in-law), and brother James. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Rhoda Kealoha

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 9, 2014
Rhoda Kealoha, 57, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David and John Martin, and Solomon Kealoha; daughter Malia; brother Henry “Jack” Noa; sisters Babydoll Jones and Honeygirl Labenia; and 11 grandchildren. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Celebration of life to follow.

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Steven Domingo Ramos

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Aug. 7, 2014
Steven Domingo Ramos, 46, of Honolulu, an American Corp. truck driver, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Monica. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church, Kalihi. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Mae Mieko Kumasaka

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July 18, 2014
Mae Mieko Kumasaka, 81, of Kapolei, formerly of Waialua, a retired Young Laundry supervisor, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Alice Ung and caregivers Estelita and Al Tagayuna, and Olivia Lewin. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services and inurnment: 2 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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Juana Pancho Roy

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Aug. 3, 2014
Juana Pancho Roy, 75, of Hilo, a West Hawaii Today retiree, died at home. She was born in Kona. She is survived by brothers Eugene and Paul, and sister Roberta Pemberton. Private services.

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Robby Mateo Makanalani Alcoran

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Aug. 5, 2014
Robby Mateo Makanalani Alcoran, 14, of Kailua-Kona, a Kealakehe Middle School student, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Robert; mother Charlotte Nowlin; brothers Joel Dalme, Tyson Alcoran and Matthew Stapp; sisters Starr Yamada and Shyla Farm-Alcoran; and grandparents Katherine Alcoran and John Nowlin. Private services.

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Beatrice Chun Lau

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July 20, 2014
Beatrice Chun “Sau Ying” Lau, 96, of Kaneohe died at home. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Reginald K.P., Gregory M. and Melvin K.W.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ingeborg Marie-Luise Rudiger

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Aug. 7, 2014
Ingeborg Marie-Luise Rudiger, 94, of Waianae, an actress and secretary, died in Waianae. She was born in Krefeld, Germany. She is survived by sister Helga Buscher, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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David Barte

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Aug. 6, 2014
David Barte, 77, of Honolulu, a foreman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Davinae and Darlene, brother Frank, sister Eugenia B. Castillo and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jarrett Liu Jr.

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July 31, 2014
Jarrett Liu Jr., 69, of Honolulu, a retired drywall construction foreman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jarret K. and Garrett K.; daughter Tessie Tong; brothers Solomon J. and Erwin V. Liu; sisters Katherine C. Asato, Gloria M. Munos, Michaeline J. Nakagawa and Pearl Texeira; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lusil Macalisang Semitara

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July 28, 2014
Lusil Macalisang Semitara, 63, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Domajuete, Philippines. She is survived by mother Susana M. Cobile; brothers Edmund, Hector, Millard and Laurito; and sisters Wellen Pascua and Esther Semitara. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Milagros Bergantinos

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July 27, 2014
Milagros “Mila” Bergantinos, 81, of Mililani died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Rosales, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Crispin Jr., Clifford and James; daughters Cathy “Renee” Bergantinos-Parish and Nancy Danielson; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Evangeline Leinani Lum

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Aug. 5, 2014
Evangeline Leinani Lum, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael and Chuck Lum, and Ron Cloutier; daughter Laverne L. Frantz; sister Shirley Costa; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Brian Paul Smith

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July 31, 2014
Brian Paul Smith, 43, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Panorama City, Calif. He is survived by sister Jennifer Lynn Stover. Services pending.

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Kye Soon Chang

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July 28, 2014
Kye Soon Chang, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by husband Chang Man Chung; son Wan Sik Chung; daughters Mi Ra, Mi Hea and Mi Young Chung; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services and burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Laura Chang Lum

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Aug. 3, 2014
Laura Chang Lum, 91, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Health nutritionist, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dr. Landis and Leighton, daughters Linette Silsbee and Luanne Lum, brother William Chang, sister Shirley Chock and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Fuamai Leapaga Sofa

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July 17, 2014
Fuamai Leapaga Sofa, 93, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Nuu’uu, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Kapili, Sofa, Malaetasi, Faitala, Charlie, Kini and Kenneth; daughters Anna Siona, Alolua Cunningham and Ila Sofa; 43 grandchildren; 110 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No faasamoa.

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Yonife Villareal Elisaga

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Aug. 9, 2014
Yonife Villareal Elisaga, 61, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Hilo Medical Center billing clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pagadian City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Tommy; sons Taddy, Troye and Timothy; daughter Yarnell Matsu; brothers Yolando, Roden and Morvil Yray; sister Charita Alvarez; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Peggy Haruko Makiya

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July 31, 2014
Peggy Haruko Makiya, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired Sears Roebuck & Co. salesclerk, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Michael S. and Kenneth Y., daughters Jane Y. Tesoro and Joyce S. Oshiro, 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Vivian Nalani Spencer

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July 30, 2014
Vivian Nalani Spencer, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village senior clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She also was a former Waikiki Theater head usherette and member of the women’s softball team. She was born in Pauoa. She is survived by sons John, Kenui and Kaipo; daughters Kehaulani Spencer and Nalani Viveiros; brother Frank “Buddy” Kahoohanohano; sister Donna Soares; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Norma Evian Godfrey

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Aug. 8, 2014
Norma Evian “George” Godfrey, 93, of Hilo, a retired chiropractor, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Ionia, Mich. She is survived by sons Ned Seibel and Jon Godfrey; caregivers Michael and Elizabeth Miyasaki; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Life Care Center of Hilo. Casual attire.

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