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Erasto B. Arriba

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Nov. 8, 2015
Erasto B. Arriba, 86, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools custodian, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla. Visitation: 8:15 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 8:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Lady of the Mount Catholic Church in Kalihi. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Elaine Kimie Ota

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Nov. 7, 2015
Elaine Kimie Ota, 74, of Kihei, Maui, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by mother Chiyoko; brothers Edward, Paul and Charles; and sister Jane Gordon. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: noon. Lei or small bouquets welcome. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Remigio R. Dela Cruz

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Oct. 17, 2015
Remigio R. “Bhoy” Dela Cruz, 69, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Zambales, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leria D.; son Louie D.; daughter Agnes D.; brothers Alejandro, Benjamin and Florencio; sisters Virginia Ferido and Aurora Ladiero; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:45 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Diane Akemi Kiyota Quindara

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 26, 2015
Diane Akemi Kiyota Quindara, 59, of Honolulu died in Aiea. She was born in Sendai, Japan. She is survived by husband Lindbergh; son Kellen Kamita; daughter Kelsie Kamita; brothers Paul and Dennis Kiyota and Les Kaneshiro; sister Kathy Clay-Kaneshiro; and stepfather Jiyoei Kaneshiro. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Patrick M. Fukunaga

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 24, 2015
Patrick M. Fukunaga, 68, of Mililani, a retired Fluid Systems employee in Pearl City, died in Mililani. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Jeanette E.; stepson Ryan; stepdaughter Laurie Saruwatari; brothers Edward, James and Charles; sister Helen Yoshizawa; and seven step-grandchildren. Private services.

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Michael D. Rice

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 31, 2015
Michael D. “Mike” Rice, 56, of Honolulu, a James Campbell Co. senior accountant, died in Hale Nani Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Diana D., son Kiel M., daughters Kristina M. and Kori M., sister Diana S. Lau and a grandchild. Private services.

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Masaru Fukutani

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 24, 2015
Masaru Fukutani, 90, of Honolulu, a retired S&M Painting Co. estimator and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mabel M.; sons Alan T. and Craig M.; brothers Saichi, Hisao and Yoshimi; sister Florence M. Yamamoto; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Paepaeulu Tulei Su’esu’e

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 28, 2015
Paepaeulu Tulei “Pae” Su’esu’e, 53, of Waipahu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by husband Fa’amamalu F.; sons Tulei Bode and Justin and Jonah Lavata’i and Travis Lake; daughters Ianeta and Mareta Bode and Lealofiamoa Lake; father the Rev. Tulei Lavata’i; mother Lealofiamoa T. Lavata’i; brothers Joseph Lavata’i and Milo Meleisea; sisters Naomi Lake, Martha Bode, Mary Fa’apouli and Ane Meleisea. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Aulani Kalae Halemano

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Sept. 22, 2015
Aulani Kalae “Lani” Halemano, 32, of Waianae, a chef, office employee for a warehouse and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Jo-Ann K., brother Jo-El and sister Christine. Services: 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at St. Rita’s Church in Nanakuli.

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Erlinda Limpahan Texeira

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 30, 2015
Erlinda Limpahan “Auntie Linda” Texeira, 65, of Waimanalo died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by sons Abel III and Alan, daughter Noelani Hokoana, sister Susan St. Germaine, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Asae Hamamura

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Oct. 28, 2015
Asae “Grandma” Hamamura, 100, of Aiea, a retired Lawai Cannery forelady on Kauai, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Ray and Roy, nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private services. Inurnment on Kauai at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lily Kam Yuen Tom

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 22, 2015
Lily Kam Yuen Tom, 98, of Honolulu, a kindergarten teacher, died in Lunalilo Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Juanita Hu-Takara and Judith Tom Fong, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jean Hanako Hayashi

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 20, 2015
Jean Hanako Hayashi, 92, of Honolulu, a dental assistant/office manager, died. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Keith Hayashi, daughter Christine Seta, sister Nancy Taketa and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Ivy A. Yim

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 28, 2015
Ivy A. Yim, 88, of Honolulu, an Ed & Don’s Candies/Rainbow Drive-Inn employee, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Thomas and David Medeiros; daughters Sheila Keolanui, Ivy Rabaino and Jodean Lopes; 18 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Elizabeth Kuulei Iida

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Nov. 11, 2015
Elizabeth Kuulei Iida, 90, of Waimanalo, a retired cook at Ala Moana Zippy’s, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Martin, Joseph, Thomas and Earl Cambra and J.B. Iida; daughters Charlene Asher and Charlotte Iida; brothers Joseph and Francis Bishaw; sister Kuuipo Woolsey; 15 grandchildren; and many grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Condolences: woolsey mortuary.com.

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Toshiaki Yokoyama

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 27, 2015
Toshiaki Yokoyama, 86, of Pearl City, a retired paramedic for the City and County of Honolulu, Liberty House employee at Pearlridge and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Dean T., brother Fukuo and sisters Fusae Murphy and Namie Yokoyama. Private services.

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Hilda Kanae

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Oct. 17, 2015
Hilda Kanae, 97, of Kahului, formerly of Honolulu, a retired telephone operator for the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, died in Maui Hospice. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Walter and Thomas Jackson; daughter Gayle K. Lani; sisters Georgina Garettson, Frances Gutierrez and Hazel Stammen; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside services: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Kay Kaye

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 28, 2015
Kay Kaye, 80, Kapaau, Hawaii, a medical practice administrator, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in San Jose, Calif. She is survived by husband Dr. William and sons Eric Lee and Roy Farber. Private services.

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John Koli’i Kekauoha Sr.

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 1, 2015
John Koli’i Kekauoha Sr., 78, of Waimanalo, a retired forklift operator with UNICOLD Corp., died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winona L.S.; sons John K. Jr., Keith G.K. and Jarrett D.K.; daughters Johnnielle “Lehua” Torres, Jalna A. Leina’ala Lapez and Jaynus A.L. and Sasha “Nicky” Kekauoha; brother Wilfred “Kahale” Kakauoha; sisters Maryhood Lopes and Alice “Lei” Mattos; 26 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Herbert Yoshio Maeda

Posted On November 16th, 2015 -

Oct. 28, 2015
Herbert Yoshio Maeda, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Reinforcing Steel Co. steelworker, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ella Ginoza-Maeda, son Jayson, daughters Debbie Cockett and Sharie Maeda, sister Harumi “Betty” Higashi and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Julia Nobuko Matsui

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Nov. 5, 2015
Julia Nobuko Matsui, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Department of Justice clerk in California, died in Kailua. She was born in Torrance, Calif. She is survived by daughter Sandra M. Cabanilla, brother Eddie Shimosaka, sisters Adell Takata and Shirley Yamamura, and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Benjamin Cabael Leones

Posted On November 15th, 2015 -

Oct. 31, 2015
Benjamin Cabael Leones, 94, of Kahului, a steward for Marriott Hotel in Lahaina, died in Hale Makua Wailuku. He was born in Pilar, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Procisima J.; sons Oscar and Jovito; daughters Zorayda Sagun, Nora Pallas, Liza Lucendo, Milagros Macabeo, Ofelia Fines and Josephine Silva; sisters Mely Mendoza, Florenda Balino and Lourdes Leones; 22 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Flowers welcome.

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John Hung Kai Leong Jr.

Posted On November 15th, 2015 -

Oct. 12, 2015
John Hung Kai Leong Jr., 70, of Makawao, Maui, an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Keone and Garrett; brothers Meldon, Calvin and Larry; sisters Lenora and Lynne Leong and Leatrice Hoy; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pukalani, Maui. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Nov. 23 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Nick Gamallenda Lopez Sr.

Posted On November 15th, 2015 -

Oct. 15, 2015
Nick Gamallenda Lopez Sr., 86, of Honolulu, a houseman at Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel and Island Colony Hotel, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Candon City, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria R.; sons Abraham, Nick Jr., Nestor and Nelson; daughters Maryeve Villanueva, Meloticia Lopez-Corpuz and Edita L. Nelson; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Fa’amanu Mauai-Silifaiva

Posted On November 15th, 2015 -

Oct. 9, 2015
Fa’amanu Mauai-Silifaiva, 65, of Waianae died. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Fa’amanu Jr., Aveloti, Fa’aolataga, Tuvale and Agaleva’a Mauai, Calvin Quejado, and Leon Jr. and Brian Jose; daughters Cindy and Ruth Fuli and Fa’afofaga, Lepepaina and Fa’afuasei Mauai; 34 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Aiea ward. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Helen Doyle McCorriston

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Nov. 8, 2015
Helen Doyle McCorriston, 100, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Boston. She is survived by sons Fred and Bill; daughters Kitty, Dorothy and Betty; brother Paul Doyle; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Service: 4:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at Arcadia Chapel. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Colin C. McCorriston, M.D., and Helen D. McCorriston Endowed Scholarship. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Renie Castillo Aguilar

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Oct. 29, 2015
Renie Castillo Aguilar, 55, of Waialua, a Structural Builders employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Jocelyn P. Ibana, sons Khriztan I. Aguilar and Jerles Ibana, daughters Chrizell I. Aguilar and Charizma Ibana, parents Mauricio and Fortunata, brother Felinor, sisters Thelma Aguilar and Rebecca Lorenzo, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leslie George Okamura

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Oct. 27, 2015
Leslie George Okamura, 65, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Airlines chief agent, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Pua, son Gain, daughter Emily Purdy, brothers Lee A. Yap and Darrell and Keith Okamura, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Waihee. Service: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Feliza Tadeo Reyes Andres

Posted On November 15th, 2015 -

Oct. 25, 2015
Feliza Tadeo “Pising” Reyes Andres, 91, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Pacific University housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bangued, Abra, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Maria Joy Cantorna and Fatima Manabat; brothers Oscar, Christopher, Tony and Jessie Reyes; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Benjamin C. Rayray

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Oct. 7, 2015
Benjamin C. Rayray, 81, of Kapolei died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Flora; sons Wilson and Edgar; daughters Bernadette Rayray and Elizabeth Canne; brothers Emiliano, Feliciano, Gavino, Erwin and Melecio; sisters Juanita Arcena, Virginia Kai, Agrifina Nishihara, Martina Rayray and Romana Ito; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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