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Susumu Yokoyama

Posted On March 24th, 2014 -

Feb. 14, 2014
Susumu Yokoyama, 84, of Kihei, Maui, a retired municipal highway engineer, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by nephew Wesley Yokoyama and niece Melanie Andrada. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary. com.

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Paulino Occasion Castillo

Posted On March 24th, 2014 -

Feb. 23, 2014
Paulino Occasion “Papa Lino” Castillo, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Dredging Co. carpenter, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Enriqueta; sons Agustin; daughters Annabelle Castillo, Angela Partolan, Agnes Johnson and Jocelyn Munoz; sisters Avelina Tabin, Maria Ortiz and Feliciana Ranchez; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Walter Antone Paresa

Posted On March 24th, 2014 -

March 8, 2014
Walter Antone Paresa, 86, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired former Honokaa Sugar Co. supervisor and former Freeman Guards security guard, died at home. He was born in Haina, Honokaa, Hawaii.He is survived by daughters Marie C. Paresa and Annette Porter, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Celedonia Casasola Deveraturda

Posted On March 24th, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Celedonia Casasola Deveraturda, 93, ofMililani, a retired Liberty House employee, died in Kailua. She was born in Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by sons Felix Jr., Jaime and Rolando; daughters Erlinda Weaver and Belen Marquez; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program:10:30 a.m. Services:11:30 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Francis Robert Perreira

Posted On March 24th, 2014 -

Feb. 28, 2014
Francis Robert “Frank”Perreira, 67, of Kaneohe, a Honolulu police officer and investigator for the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christina, son James F., daughters Judy Barrozo and Cathy Perreira, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at HawaiianMemorial Park Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Online condolences:hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Masami Fukuoka

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 6, 2014
Masami Fukuoka, 91, of Wailuku, a Hawaii Department of Education administrator, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife June, daughters Wilma Sato and Rene Samuelson, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Francisco V. Pira Sr.

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 18, 2014
Francisco V. “Ikong” Pira Sr., 79, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Plantation field hand, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Pidigan Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora; sons Francisco Jr., Reynaldo, Fred and Nardel; daughters Garnet Pira, Thelma Dato and Mylene Pilien; brother Dionisio; sisters Magdalena Quezada, Juanita Pira, Lucia Baldos and Paula Carsola; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jean Mieko Hashimoto

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 28, 2014
Jean Mieko Hashimoto, 81, of Honolulu, a supply department clerk at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Richard and Jack. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Sandy M. Ponimoi

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 18, 2014
Sandy M. Ponimoi, 76, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Alfred Shanen Ltd. and the University of Hawaii, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Diane, brothers Joseph Ponimoi Jr. and Benjamin Lum, and sisters Beatrice Goulas and Mabel Fernandez. Private services.

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Wilfred M. Heirakuji

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 11, 2014
Wilfred M. Heirakuji, 72, of Honolulu, a retired electrician, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Su Cha; sons Shane and Dale Heirakuji, and Randy Yim; daughter Susie Murray; brothers Roy, Wally, Clyde and Charles; sisters Jean and Brenda; and five grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Daniel E. Shafer

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 1, 2014
Daniel E. Shafer, 85, of Kihei, a Boeing aeronautical engineer, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Carmen, daughters Pamela Miller and Patricia Knapp, sister Judy Miller, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Charles Hitoshi Koizumi

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 8, 2014
Charles Hitoshi Koizumi, 92, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii state welder and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Michi, daughter Jane Heit, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Michael Ivan Steiner

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 15, 2014
Michael Ivan Steiner, 57, of Kihei, a Hale ‘O Kihei Resort property manager, died. He was born in Washington. He is survived by parents Ivan Steiner Jr. and Carolyn Kazell, and sisters Cheryl M. Miller and Teri L. Steiner. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Elaine Medeiros

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 14, 2014
Elaine Medeiros, 67, of Fayetteville, N.C., formerly of Kapolei, died in Fayetteville. She was born in Samoa. She is survived by husband Norman; son Ernest Hawkins; daughters Renita Siaosi, Sheila “Joyce” Medeiros and Chantelle H. Vongbandith; brothers Edward, Eric and Elliot Fa’asoa; sisters Theresa Tua’ao, Maryann Siaosi, Iolina Tautalatasi, Elizabeth Williams, Eugenie Faitau, Bertha Sola, Florence Oliver and Imelda Manuma; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m.

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Clark Mitsuru Takashima

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 14, 2014
Clark Mitsuru Takashima, 50, of Pearl City, a Marine Corps veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Stanley and Sayoko, and brothers Bradley, Russell, Craig and Kim. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Nehelani Banquet at Schofield Barracks.

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Benjamin Q. Antonio

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 4, 2014
Benjamin Q. “Hollywood” Antonio, 79, of Waialua, a Hawaii National Guard veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Benjamin Jr., daughter Zonia Hill, brother Alfredo Antonio and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Mitsue Miyaji

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 15, 2014
Mitsue Miyaji, 88, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kalaoa, Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Glenn, Harvey and Jarrett; daughter Charlene Mashiba; brothers Tom and Shoji Suzuki; sister Claudia Y. Sample; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Mario M. Villegas

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 19, 2014
Mario M. Villegas, 53, of Wahiawa, died in Aiea. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Brandon; daughters Jennifer and Kimberly Villegas and Jessica Seui; parents Eleuterio and Petra; brothers Pablito, Jimmy, Loreto and Plaridel; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Leonora Villiados Artates

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Leonora Villiados Artates, 91, of Kahului, a Maui Pine retiree, died at home under hospice care. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Andrew M. Quillope, stepsisters Josephina Santiago and Severina Oriza, a grandchild, eight step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, main section. Casual Hawaiian attire. Online condolences: ballardfamily- mortuaries.com.

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Herbert Edward Moore Jr.

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 12, 2014
Herbert Edward Moore Jr., 64, of Wailuku, a computer repair technician, died at home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by sons Victor and Travis, brother Victor and a grandchild. Private scattering service. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Laily Tunessa Chowdry

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Laily Tunessa Chowdry, 75, of Kihei, Maui, a professional clown known as Featherduster, died at home. She was born in New York City. She is survived by daughter Ayesha Pacholke, mother Catherine Torres, brother Noor, sister Angie Mills and a grandchild. Services held. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com. Incorrect and incomplete obituary printed March 7.

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Flora Collado Nartatez

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 9, 2014
Flora Collado Nartatez, 78, of Maui, a Dole field worker, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Jacqueline, hanai daughter Imelda Anderson, brothers Paul and Bonifacio Collado, sisters Teresita Andres and Herminia Lastimosa, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church in Kahului. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dr. Raymond Wai Mun Chun

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 14, 2014
Dr. Raymond Wai Mun Chun, 88, of Madison, Wis., a pediatric neurologist and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in University of Wisconsin Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Memee K., sons Michael R. and Mark R., daughter Ruthanne C. Polikowski and six grandchildren. Services in Madison. Inurnment at a later date in Hawaii. Online condolences and more information: cressfuneralservice.com.

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Mae Mitsuko Okano

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 15, 2014
Mae Mitsuko Okano, 73, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Charles M., daughter Tricia M., brothers Gerald and Glenn Matsubara, sisters Janet Mukai and Jo Ann Matsubara, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Private committal. Casual attire.

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Jenilee Aulani Foust

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 16, 2014
Jenilee Aulani “Jeni” Foust, 31, of Lahaina, a former Iron Imu Restaurant hostess/cashier, died at home under hospice care. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by companion Isaiah Makaiwi, son Pakana Makaiwi, daughter Sabina Makaiwi, parents Jay Foust and Monica Aarhus, stepfather Darin Mahiai, brother Daniel Tungpalan, sister Jaclyn Tungpalan and grandfather Ben Tungpalan. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Canoe Beach in Lahaina. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Nolan Pana Jr.

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 10, 2014
Nolan “Nol” Pana Jr., 21, of Pearl City, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Nolan K. Sr. and Tiare T., brother Tyson G.K. and sister Shanley S.M. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Elsie Harue Fukumoto

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 16, 2014
Elsie Harue Fukumoto, 71, of Pukalani, Maui, a homemaker and a cook at several restaurants, died at home under hospice care. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Thomas; son Kevin; daughters Susan Haida, Carolyn Nakagawa, Colleen Antonio and Diane Camara; sisters Irene Niitani, Bernice Otani and Lillian Wada; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Rosendo Sagucio Pasion

Posted On March 23rd, 2014 -

March 15, 2014
Rosendo Sagucio Pasion, 91, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired McBryde Sugar Plantation laborer, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lanao Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Rudy, Alfonso and Larry; daughters Ofelia Felipe, Ester Tanimoto, Adi Souza and Letty Hanks; 20 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens in Lihue.

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William De Araujo

Posted On March 22nd, 2014 -

March 14, 2014
William De Araujo, 84, of Hilo, a retiree from the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Alfred Araujo and sisters Elizabeth Silva and Bernice Schubert. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Lynette Leialoha Kaowili Takayesu

Posted On March 22nd, 2014 -

March 9, 2014
Lynette Leialoha Kaowili Takayesu, 74, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, owner of Hale o Leialoha, died in Idaho Falls. She was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. She is survived by sons Ocean P. and Lawrence K. Kaowili; daughters Laureen K. Stanfield and Lorna M.H. Kometani; brothers Robert and John Hee; sisters Ruth Kolo, Violet Arakaki, Lucy Wong and Diane Gushiken; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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