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Dennis Norinobu Yanagisawa

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Dennis Norinobu Yanagisawa, 88, of Aiea, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Onomea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lillian; sons David and Randall; daughters Robin Kouchi and Bonnie Viernes; brothers Thomas, Hideto, Lawrence and Wayne; sisters Asayo Okimoto, Michiyo Lewis, Terry Nakaoka and Sachi Toma; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Mikiko Kajiwara

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Nov. 28, 2013
Mikiko Kajiwara, 98, of Honolulu, formerly of Hiroshima, Japan, a homemaker, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Arthur K., daughter Shirley M. Higa, brother Hatsutaro Taguchi, two sisters, seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Dorothy Nobu Ogura

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Nov. 25, 2013
Dorothy NobuOgura, 98, of Honolulu, a Momoyama Restaurant pantry worker at the Princess Kaiulani Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born inHonolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest and Ross; daughters Jane Kuriki and Joan Osato; brothers Shinichi, Yoshinobu and Tadashi Araki; and sisters Kikue Nimori and Jane Araki. Private services. Updated service information for an obituary published Monday.

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Joyce Ching

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Nov. 9, 2013
Joyce Ching, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Reagan; daughters Stephanie Norr, Debbie Suzuki and Cathy Shintaku; sisters Sally Won, Irene Coronel and Jeanette Wong; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Kaomealani Nahiwa Kakelaka

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Nov. 26, 2013
Jane Kaomealani Nahiwa Kakelaka, 89, of Kaneohe, a ground hostess, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Samuel V.K. Sr.; son Samuel V.K. Jr.; daughter Diane K. Lum; sisters Emmaline Foster, Blossom Kelii and Lydia Haena; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ruby L. Parmelee

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Dec. 3, 2013
Ruby L. Parmelee, 59, of Waipahu, a civilian employee at Hickam Air Force Base and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service on Ford Island, died in Aiea. She was born in Manila. She is survived by son Brian Pe; daughter Kathryn Pe, brother Harry; sisters Mary Lippman and Shirley and Grace Parmelee; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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James Kam Sing Chan

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Nov. 24, 2013
James Kam Sing Chan, 67, of Honolulu, a self-employed certified public accountant, died in Honolulu. He was born inCanton, China. He is survived by wife Yumei Hou; son Jonathan; daughter Cinsy Chan Dinges; stepdaughter Di; brothers Hung Yat, Charles and Aaron; sister Winnie Yap; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Khi Kenh Kan

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Dec. 1, 2013
Khi Kenh Kan, 49, of Honolulu, owner of MD Fashion, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Mi Chi Chenh; daughter Mandy; parents Xiu Kan and Mui Loc Hy; brothers Tony, Nam Kenh, Jeffrey, Man and Kenny; and sisters Kiu, Elisa and Theresa. Visitation and Taoist services: noon Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 3 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Troy Keoki Pattioay

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Troy Keoki “Poki” Pattioay, 31, of Keaau, Hawaii, a landscaper for C&S Land Clearing and Hauling, will be remembered in a celebration of life Dec. 28 at Laupahoehoe Point. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Aubren; daughter Kyree Mae; brothers Cleighton and Courtney; sisters Shonna Soares, Joylynne Pattioay-Hamamoto and Amber Gomes; and numerous hanai brothers and hanai sisters. Celebration of life: Dec. 28 at Laupahoehoe Point. Email joylynnepattioay@ymail.com.

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Paul Marvin Brostrom

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Oct. 24, 2013
Paul Marvin Brostrom, 90, of Tacoma, Wash., a principal and education administrator for Vista Unified School District in California, and an Army veteran who served in World War II and the KoreanWar, died in Tacoma. He was born in Bismarck, N.D. He was the grandfather of Army 1st Lt. Jonathan P. Brostrom, 24, a 2002 Damien Memorial School graduate who was killed in a 2008 firefight in Afghanistan. He is survived by wife Geraldine, son David P., daughter Kathleen, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the 1LT Jonathan Brostrom Memorial Fund, in care of Damien.

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Dennis M.K. Kim

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Nov. 23, 2013
Dennis M.K. Kim, 66, of Aiea, a retired machinist tool maker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynette M., son Terrence S., daughter Nicole M.N. Biolos, brothers Alfred Jr. and Ronald, sister Laureen Michels and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bessie Naleinani Kanahele

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Bessie Naleinani Kanahele, 80, of Kekaha, Kauai, a lead singer for Niihau Church, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born on Niihau. She is survived by sons Uilama H.I.I., Apolani and Brian K. Kanahele, and Kenneth K. Jr. and Barney Shintani; daughters Dolores Niau, Dale E. Kanahele, Judie Shintani and Laurie Pahulehua; sister Kamala Garcia; 22 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Crisostomo Raquiz Quiambao

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Dec. 6, 2013
Crisostomo Raquiz “Cris” Quiambao, 82, of Honolulu, a self-employed photographer in the Philippines and a caregiver at St. Lucy facility in Baldwin Park, Calif., died in Honolulu. He was born in Santo Tomas, Pampanga, Philippines. He is survived by wife Felisa “Fely” and daughter Carla. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 19 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Family services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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John Victorino Oluhaakekukulanaohalemano Britos

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Dec. 4, 2013
John Victorino Oluhaakekukulanaohalemano Britos, 71, of Honolulu, a volunteer for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, a photographer and poet, and an Air Force veteran, died in Moanalua. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by brothers Paul, Edwin and Earl Britos, and Loma Palea; and sister Virginia Tuckey. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Isamu Kobashigawa

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Nov. 21, 2013
Isamu Kobashigawa, 86, of Pearl City, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lorraine Asano and Doreen Higuchi, sister Sally Nakata and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Fumie Kaneshige

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Fumie Kaneshige, 81, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Maunalani Nursing Home. She was born in Ogawa, Japan. She is survived by daughter Iris, brother Yoshihiro Uyehara and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ingrid Goldly Shofner

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Ingrid Goldly Shofner, 83, of Honolulu, a caregiver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Cleveland. She is survived by son Darrell Leetham, daughters Debra Murphy and Diana Foster, brother Lothar Eiserloh, sister Ensila Pace, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Janet Soares Medeiros Borling

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Janet Soares Medeiros Borling, 81, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Manuel Jr., Ralph and Leroy; daughters Theresa and Helen Caravalho, Deborah Salas and Maryann Estrella; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Susan Lee

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Dec. 4, 2013
Susan Lee, 96, of Honolulu, a cook, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Korea. She is survived by daughter Hye Sook, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Angeline Kawailani Hueu Apo

Posted On December 11th, 2013 -

Nov. 20, 2013
Angeline Kawailani Hueu Apo, 83, of Waianae, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel housekeeping supervisor, died in Waianae. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Matthew K., Jonathan K. and Wade L. Mano; daughters Darylene K. Alboro and Reginamae K. Martin; stepdaughter Melvina Kanaha; brother Jacob Hueu; sisters Irene Kalawaia and Laura Mohika; 26 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Cary Miles Barreto

Posted On December 11th, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Cary Miles Barreto, 57, of Paauilo, Hawaii, an airport fire equipment operator at Kona Airport, died in Honolulu. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by sisters Julie Barreto and Ramona Cutri. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Kona Airport fire station.

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Paul W.K. Wong

Posted On December 11th, 2013 -

Nov. 25, 2013
Paul W.K. Wong, 67, of Honolulu, an accountant, died in Hong Kong. He was born in Canton Kwangtung, China. He is survived by wife Yim Foon, sons Eric Y.C. and Derick Y.K., a brother and a sister. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:15 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rosario Donato Cabal

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Nov. 14, 2013
Rosario Donato Cabal, also known as “Yayong” and “Rose,” 94, of Wahiawa, a Dole Plantation employee and mess hall retiree at Schofield Barracks, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Ivana, Batanes, Philippines. She is survived by son Oscar D., daughters Machellie C. Rabanal and Lilian C. Barsana, 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kiyoko Tokuoka

Posted On December 11th, 2013 -

Nov. 2, 2013
Kiyoko “Kim” Tokuoka, 82, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Takamasa, son Dan, daughter Donna, brothers Sadaki and Noboru Fujisawa, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Josephine Vincent Cabral

Posted On December 11th, 2013 -

Nov. 11, 2013
Josephine Vincent “Josie” Cabral, 86, of Honolulu, a Pearl City swimming pool manager for the city Department of Parks and Recreation, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughters Yvonne Marandola, Naomi Motoshige and Karen M. Cabral; brother Peter P. Vincent; sister Malia Apio; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Elizabeth M. Tkachenko

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Nov. 14, 2013
Elizabeth M. Tkachenko, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Kaukau Corner waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard, daughter Alice Clay, 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Thomas Koolani Clarke

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Nov. 26, 2013
Thomas Koolani Clarke, 83, of Honolulu, a U.S. Customs officer and an Army sergeant, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Randall K., Raylan T. and Thomas K.; daughter Ramona A.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life on Sunday at the family residence, 2752-G Pali Highway. For more information, call Raylan at 225-5452.

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Aiko Taira

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Nov. 3, 2013
Aiko Taira, 85, of Waipahu, a church minister of education, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by brother Sachio and sister Chiyoko. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Emmeleen Haunani Keyes Contrades

Posted On December 11th, 2013 -

Nov. 14, 2013
Emmeleen Haunani Keyes “Chic” Contrades, 74, of Nanakuli, a retired Hawaii Pacific Monarch Hotel executive housekeeper, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel W. Sr.; son Daniel W. “Kaniela” Jr.; daughters Rainnette Nagasako, Ginger and Lorna Contrades, Danielle Padilla, Emmeleen Eiser, and Sheila Kapua; brother Michael Keyes; sister Mavourneen “Midge” Keyes; 24 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation noon-1 p.m. Sunday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama Campus. Celebration of life to follow.

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Melvin Everett Spencer Jr.

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Nov. 19, 2013
Melvin Everett Spencer Jr., 79, of Honolulu, a financial consultant, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shigeko, sons Melvin E. III and Michael S., and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Kaumakapili Church, 766 N. King St., Honolulu. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Lei only. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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