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Harriet Namiko Chang

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Feb. 1, 2016
Harriet Namiko Chang, 86, of Honolulu, a multilith operator, died in Hale Nani. She was born on Maui. She is survived by spouse Wai W.; son Codylee Mark; daughter Barilyne Sakamoto; parents Iwao and Kimiko Mishima; brothers Roy, Frank and James Mishima; sisters Gloria Muraoka and Dorothy Yoshikawa; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. March 13 at Waialae Baptist Church.

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Edwin Masami Takamine

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Feb. 28, 2016
Edwin Masami Takamine, 73, of Aiea, a U.S. postal clerk and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by spouse Victoria M.H.; sons Jon, James and Jeffrey; parent Tsurue Perez; brother David and Paul; sister Karen; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m March 12 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Rosario Fabros Daloping

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Feb. 19, 2016
Rosario Fabros “Sayong” Daloping, 80, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Domingo; sons Romualdo, Alfredo, Juan Q. and Marlunilo; daughters Rosola and Rosemarie; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services to be held in the Philippines.

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Matthew Tutt

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Feb. 20, 2016
Matthew “Kelly” Tutt, 47, of Wahiawa, a Navy veteran who served as a boatswain’s mate and petty officer 1st class, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Longview, Texas. He is survived by wife Rachel K., son Greyson, mother Patricia T. Woods and brothers Ben, Joel and Daniel. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 11 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Casual/aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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James Vasco De Reis Jr.

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Feb. 23, 2016
James Vasco De Reis Jr., 65, of Hilo, an automotive mechanic, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Elton and Chris Alameda, daughters Angela De Reis and Lesley Esworthy-Jones, brothers Richard and Manuel, sisters Penny Oliveira and Jeanne Kimi, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 11 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo, 570 Kinoole St., Hilo. Service: 11 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lemasani Mua Tuzon

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Feb. 7, 2016
Lemasani Mua Tuzon, 76, of Waianae, a retired Del Monte Fresh Produce supervisor, died in Waianae. She was born in Poloa, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Patrick and Faustino Jr.; daughters Faamusami Taufi and Valerie “Shaun” Tuzon; brothers Sakaio, Lipine and Misitaleni Sula; sister Salaevalu Mua; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 10 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sally Satomi Enomoto

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Feb. 19, 2016
Sally Satomi Enomoto, 90, of Kahului, a retired owner/operator of the former Wailuku Florist, a bookkeeper for Narimatsu of Kula and packing-line supervisor for Libby McNeill & Libby pineapple cannery in Haiku, died in Kahului. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Edmund M.K. and Andrew, brother Bert T. Tsukuda, sister Michie Sera, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 12 at Nakamoto Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Reception: Noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Cemetery. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Tokiyo Uemura

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Feb. 21, 2016
Tokiyo “Peggy” Uemura, 92, of Aiea, a Peggy’s Beauty Shop owner and beautician, died in Aiea. She was born in Kawela, Molokai. She is survived by spouse Waturu; sons Albert “Chip” and Melvin; daughter Katherine “Katie”; brother Larry Kurosawa; sisters Kiyano Iwamoto, Alice Brown and Amy Sugihara; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No donations. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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A. Bruce Etherington

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Jan. 15, 2016
A. Bruce Etherington, 91, of Honolulu, a professor emeritus with the University of Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canada. He is survived by wife Eiko, sons Akira and Marc, and daughters Sachie Etherington, Kim Etherington-Reed and Antoinette Dorner. Service: 4 p.m. March 12 at University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Architecture auditorium. Business casual. No flowers. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation, subject line: School of Architecture in memory of A.B. Etherington.

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Duane Ujiie

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Jan. 21, 2016
Duane Ujiie, 59, of Makawao, Hawaii, a baker and cook at the Maui Beach Hotel, Renaissance Hotel, Stillwell’s Bakery and Kula Hospital, died in Kula, Hawaii. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Ethel and brother Norbert. Private services. Condo- lences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Eugene S. Evans Sr.

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Feb. 29, 2016
Eugene S. Evans Sr., 88, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. employee and Hawaii National Guard veteran, died at home. He was born in Malulani Hospital in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Gene, Mathew and Shamus; hanai son Douglas Alconcel; daughter Jennie Guerrero; hanai daughter Esther Baldovi; sister Patricia; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 10 at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. March 11 at the mortuary. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Condo- lences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Albert Tadashi Watanabe

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Feb. 18, 2016
Albert Tadashi Watanabe, 74, of Hilo, a salesman for Big Island Toyota/DeLuz Chevrolet and an Army retiree who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Marylina F.; sons Henry T., Allan K. and Eric T.; stepsons Christian R., Eduardo Jr. and Honney Escobar; daughter Donna A. Eckersley; stepdaughters Deneen O. Louie, Renee Ongais-Salvador, Rosanne Ongais, Daisy Ongais-Kilaulani, Glory Ann de la Cruz, Joy Ferrer, Edelyn Camat, Marife Pascua and Mhardee Timbol; brother Leslie; sister Jean Hee; mother of children Sayoko; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Additional visitation: 4 p.m. March 9 at Dodo Mortuary. Service: 5 p.m. Graveside service: 9 a.m. March 11 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Wilfred Freitas Jr.

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Feb. 23, 2016
Wilfred “Willy” Freitas Jr., 57, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a butcher for Food Farm at Mauna Lani, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealalekua. He is survived by wife Pam; son Kaeo; daughters Alyssia Kealoha and Chas Freitas; brothers Kalani, Michael and Kawika Freitas; sisters Kaui, Kehaulani and Noe Freitas and Joby Crichton; and seven grandchildren. Service: 6 p.m. March 11 at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Honaunau. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 12 at the church. Service: 10 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edmond Moke Young Sr.

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Feb. 11, 2016
Edmond Moke Young Sr., 86, formerly of Kaneohe, a retired salesman and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua, Hawaii. He was born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Edmond M. Jr. and Rustin K.; daughters Leinaala Cubi, Ahmoo Cordeira and Nanette Napua Kunewa; brothers Henry, Clarence, Tyrone and Raymond; sisters Bertha Hing, Elizabeth Millare and Maxine Navor; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. March 11 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Fay Asae Hironaka

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Feb. 6, 2016
Fay Asae Hironaka, 76, of Honolulu, co-owner of Precision Radio, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Milton K., son Kent K., daughters Lynne A. Hironaka and Kim H. Lau, sister Lona F. Ohta and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 11 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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‘Olinipa “Tenisi” Hu’av

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‘Olinipa “Tenisi” Hu’avi, 55, of Kahului, a housekeeper at Kaanapali Beach Club, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Takapuna; daughter ‘Ana Vea; brothers Ma’afu, ‘Apitoni, Sitanilei, Tupou and Sione Filiai; sisters ‘Ana Mafi Veilofia, Meliame Finau, Paea Siua and Ma’ata Taukolo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6-11 p.m. March 11 at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7 a.m. March 12 at the mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery in Wailuku, Maui. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Yvonne Marks Adkins

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Feb. 20, 2016
Yvonne Marks Adkins, 76, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William “Russell,” Leslie “Les,” Robin and Terry; daughter Cheryl; brother John Mendes; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 10 at Mililani Down-town Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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William James Kimi Jr.

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Feb. 19, 2016
William James “Uncle Billy” Kimi Jr., 93, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, founder and owner of Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay and Kona Bay hotels and Kona Inn Shopping Village, and an entrepreneur, chef, building contractor, Rotarian and Central Pacific Bank adviser, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Billy III and Kimo; daughters Beverly Oka, Sandy Yokomizo, Daphne Moinpour and Traci Snively; 17 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 11 at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupu- lau Road, Hilo. Service: 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. March 12 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. Service: 12:45 p.m. No flowers. Gathering and celebration of life to follow on the oceanfront lawn of the Kona Inn Shopping Village.

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Takuzo Ageno

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Feb. 27, 2016
Takuzo Ageno, 84, of Kula, Maui, a retired senior vice president of finance for American Honda Motor Co. in Torrance, Calif., died at home. He was born in Pauwela, Maui. He is survived by wife Rebecca; son Wayne T.; daughters Doreen Hata, Lori Ageno-Brierly and Jodi Ageno-Shiba; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. March 12 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 5 p.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ng Moy Liu

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Feb. 22, 2016
Ng Moy Liu, 86, of Honolulu, a retired kitchen helper at Helena’s Hawaiian Foods, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Kenny, Kon and Wayne; daughters Pearl Chau and Julia Liu; brothers Julio Wong Kam and Shou Qiang Huang; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 8 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Service: 10:15 a.m. Burial: Noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Shizue Akiyama

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Feb. 12, 2016
Shizue “Shi” Akiyama, 94, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, a retired court clerk for Circuit Court in Hilo, died in Hale Ola Kino on Oahu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Alvin, daughter Ruth Yamakawa and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 11 at Church of the Holy Cross in Hilo. Service: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to Church of the Holy Cross, 440 W. Lanikaula St., Hilo 96720, or Hospice Hawai’i, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu 97817-5018.

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Janet Contance Machado

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Feb. 22, 2016
Janet Contance Machado, 75, of Kaneohe, an office manager, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Arthur B. Jr., son Arthur B. III, sister Lucille Witt, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a hanai grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 12 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 48-422 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Service: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Primo Baltero Baldonado

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Feb. 8, 2016
Primo Baltero Baldonado, 78, of Kahului, a retired carpenter with the Carpenters Union, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Caridad and sons Perry Yadao and Bryant Baldonado. Visitation: 6 p.m. March 11 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 12 at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Conrad James Manu

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Feb. 26, 2016
Conrad James Manu, 30, of Waianae died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mar-Jon Raspotnik; and daughters Lenexx-Myna Manu-Raspotnik and Ash-Lynn L. Kahauleileo; parents Singa and Tina Hammann-Manu, brothers John Hammann and David Lomavita, and sisters Sandra-Dee and Naomi Manu, Loke Lomavita and Shavonne Hammann. Service: 2 p.m. March 12 at Waianae United Methodist Church. Condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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James Boteilho

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Feb. 28, 2016
James Boteilho, 91, of Wailuku, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Plantation employee, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Rose and daughters Stephanie Taylor and Barbara Favella.Visitation: 9 a.m. March 11 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. to follow at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao, Maui. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Felicidad Cabanilla Quiton

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Jan. 25, 2016
Felicidad Cabanilla “Fely” Quiton, 66, of Waipahu, a retired care home operator, died in Aiea. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Roland Sr., son Radcliffe, daughter Winnie, brother Fred Cabanilla, sister Adelina Rombawa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. March 11 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 12 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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William Francis Cateel

Posted On March 5th, 2016 -

Feb. 1, 2016
William Francis Cateel, 80, of Pearl City, an Air Force veteran, died in Aiea. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Masako K.; daughter Karen Gibson; sisters Laura Gonzales, Alice Ramos and Ruth Thomas; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 9 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Thomas John Cwalinski

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Feb. 4, 2016
Thomas John Cwalinski, 65, of Wahiawa, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by brothers Robert, Joe and James; and sisters Mary Ann Curry and JoAnn Youkowich. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 9 at Mili- lani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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William Delatorre

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Feb. 17, 2016
William “Willy-Pops” Delatorre, 78, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a coffee and macadamia nut picker, a waiter for Huki Lau Restaurant and Circus Stop, and a heavy equipment operator for Kona Country Club, died. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lorene; sons Daryl Delatorre, and Everett, Wayne, Clyde and Bruce Brumaghim; daughters Racquel Delatorre, Darlene Roman and Joyce Torres; sisters Marcie Perkins, Carol Cordero and Helen Delatorre; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 12 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Holualoa. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Reception following burial at noon at the church. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Sakuichi Iwahiro

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Jan. 25, 2016
Sakuichi Iwahiro, 90, of Wahiawa, a master plumber for Del Monte Corp. and the federal government at Barbers Point Naval Air Station and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Ellen H., son Robert T., daughter Marsha Y. Iwahiro- Tanabe, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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