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Tae Sim Im

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Sept. 2, 2015
Tae Sim Im, 80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Nonsan, South Korea. She is survived by husband Shin Nam; son James; daughters Agnes Chun, Kyong Hee Im and Lucia Chung; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Manoa. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Yoshiko Ishii

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Aug. 20, 2015
Yoshiko Ishii, 94, of Wahiawa, a Dole Co. retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Herbert and Steven, daughter Pauline Kamisato, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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James Kimo Kahoilua

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

June 18, 2015
James Kimo “Sonny” Kahoilua, 85, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, an employee of Hilo Ironworks and Hughes Aircraft and a scuba diving instructor, died at home. He was born in Keaukaha. He is survived by sons James Jr. and Ted; daughters Jeanne Minahan, and Jeanette, Pauline and Margaret C. Kahoilua; sisters Annie Kahoilua and Naomi Wilson; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Services: 10 a.m. Urn committal to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Kam Yung Kau Chan

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Aug. 23, 2015
Kam Yung Kau Chan, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Fook Kau; son Chi Ho Kau; daughters Po Lang So, Sonata Ko and Pui Kuen Woo; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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Arlene Kashima Kawakami

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Sept. 4, 2015
Arlene Kashima Kawakami, 71, of Kauai, a state Department of Education educator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Huleia, Kauai. She is survived by husband Charles, sons Craig Douglas and Derek Kawakami, sister Marian Horita, brother Stanford Kashima, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services held.

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Thomas Yasuo Kiyotsuka

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Aug. 22, 2015
Thomas Yasuo Kiyotsuka, 69, of Hilo, a former Hilo Lanes Bowling Alley maintenance employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Roy, Kenneth, Clarence and Larry; and sister Florence Hensen. Private services.

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Katokakala Makisi

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Sept. 16, 2015
Katokakala Makisi, 65, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in O’ua, Ha’apai, Tonga. She is survived by sons Semisi, Siaosi and Langilangi; daughters Malia Helu, Sulieti Makisi-Manu, Ilisapesi Makisi-Ika and Ta’elata Makisi; brother Pau Langi; sisters Selomiti Soakai, Lokeli Liava’a, Louhuni Tuihalafatai and Lesieli Langi; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

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Mary Catherine Botts Marx

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Aug. 26, 2015
Mary Catherine Botts Marx, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Benjamin L. III; daughters Catherine Schwartz, Molly Wilkinson and Cindy Johnstone; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Arcadia Employee Christmas Fund. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Arthur C. May

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Arthur C. May, 72, of Waianae, a federal government employee for the 21st Space Operations Squadron at Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by five daughters, three sons, brothers Vincent and Harvey, sister Elizabeth Lehano, 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 91-679 Fort Weaver Road, Ewa Beach. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Pedro Segundino Domingo Molina

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Sept. 2, 2015
Pedro Segundino Domingo Molina, 77, of Waipahu, a retired employee of Don Quijote and Bed Bath & Beyond, died in Kapolei. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion N.; sons Francis S., Rochito and Noli; daughters Rosie and Avis; brothers Glicerio, Pastor, Celso, Liberato, Jose, Andres and Ceasarcq; sisters Fely Rose Avena and Ludivina Apiado; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cas-ual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Stephen Tuck Wing Ng

Posted On September 19th, 2015 -

Sept. 10, 2015
Stephen Tuck Wing Ng, 91, of Honolulu, a trucking company foreman, died in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sister Rose Ching. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Shirley M. Leite

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 4, 2015
Shirley M. Leite, 83, of Hilo, a retired licensed practical nurse at the former Puumaile Hospital and Hilo Hospital, and a physical therapy aide at Hilo Hospital, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by husband Wendell Sr., son Wendell Jr., daughter Harvelee Leite-Ah Yo, brother Lester “Sonny” Matsushima, sisters Lani Sasaki and Penny Antonio, and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Stanley Seiji Ushijima

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Aug. 27, 2015
Stanley Seiji Ushijima, 99, of Hilo, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. field engineer and an Army veteran who served with the 100th Infantry Battalion, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Charles and Tetsuro “Ford,” three grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Joo Ngai Lum

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 10, 2015
Joo Ngai Lum, 90, of Honolulu, a retired part-owner of Golden City Chop Suey, died. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Sau Yue; sons Edmund and William; daughters Jocelyn Chappel, Marilyn Lee and Ellen Autele; brother Edwin; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery.

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Andrew Masao Akiyoshi

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Andrew Masao Akiyoshi, 63, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed tax preparer and former H&R Block employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cynthia C., son Scott T., mother Eleanor, brother Wesley and sisters Anne Watanabe and Alison Odo. Private services.

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Harry Victor Martin

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 4, 2015
Harry Victor Martin, 78, of Hilo, an Isemoto Contracting Co. employee, Yamada & Sons Construction Co. supervisor and Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Beatrice, son Victor S., daughter Laurie L., six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to be held at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 4. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Andres Gamatero Baligad

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Aug. 9, 2015
Andres Gamatero Baligad, 88, of Ewa Beach, a Kuakini Medical Center retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Sabina, son Zaldy, brothers Clemente and Jose, sisters Segundina Lacuesta and Teresa Grande, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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James Douglas Martin

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 10, 2015
James Douglas “Jim” Martin, 66, of Wahiawa, an electrician and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons James J. Martin and Richard Yamamoto, daughters Candice L. and Koko, brother Louis and sisters Lani Curammeng-Martins and Dolores Wilham. Inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Esther Puailiau Brown

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

July 15, 2015
Esther Puailiau Brown, 65, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a cashier at Food Mart, driver at Roberts Hawaii and the Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council, and ukulele teacher at Hale Hookipa Senior Center, died in Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. She was born in Kealakekua. She is survived by daughters Lenora Brown, Melis Jones, Tracy Lee Sims and Arlene Henderson; stepmother Juana Rosario; brothers Karin and Solomon Haleamau; sisters Florence Mockchew and Laverne Howard; stepbrothers Junior and Eddie Rosario; and 21 grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at the old airport’s Makaeo big pavilion in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Daniel E. Parker

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 11, 2015
Daniel E. Parker, 31, of Honolulu, formerly of Seattle, died at home. He is survived by wife Devon Culbertson, father R. Wayne, mother Helen Ellenbogen, brother Micah E. and grandparents Richard V. and Betty. Private celebration of life. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kaiser Permanente cancer research.

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Louis Jerry Domingo

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 8, 2015
Louis Jerry Domingo, 68, of Kapolei, a specialty construction business owner and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rita; son Darren; daughters Michelle, Teressa, Denise and Darnell; brothers Leonard “Melvin” Domingo and Bill Tolentino; sisters Erline Domingo, Linda Isley, Rose Respecio and Flor Cromwell; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Douglas Wayne Rodrigues

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 13, 2015
Douglas Wayne Rodrigues, 58, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Disposal Service employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susan; stepsons Nathan and Quentin DeSoto; stepdaughters Christina Hernandez and Matilda and Lehua DeSoto; mother Doris; brothers Christopher Sr. and David Sr.; sister Joanna Atmospera; and 13 stepgrandchildren. Visitation: 2-3 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Harry Moses Duarte

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Aug. 29, 2015
Harry Moses Duarte, 93, of Kaneohe, a credit manager at Aloha Motors and Shelly Leasing, and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Julia P.; sons Russell M. and Keith N.; daughter Harilysa J.; brother Damien; sisters Beryl Sousa, Mabel Kampstra and Rachael Maikui; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Eulogy: 10:5o a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Condolences: woolsey mortuary.com.

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Mirasol Evangelista Santos

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 13, 2015
Mirasol Evangelista Santos, 58, of Hilo, formerly of Florida, a seamstress, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by hanai son Buck Gentry, brothers Victor and Gene Lazo, and sisters Erlinda Hees and Zimalyn Santos. Services to be held in Florida.

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Constancio Neri Gionson

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Aug. 11, 2015
Constancio Neri Gionson, 83, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, a retired machinist for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a musician, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by spouse Arkelina L.; sons Steven, Ronald, Vance and Chet; daughters Cynthia Martinez, Lynda Gionson and Karen Gionson-Coloma; brother Aniano “Yano”; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1010 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Peter R. Santos

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 12, 2015
Peter R. “Patti” Santos, 77, of Mountain View, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by companion Daniel P. “Danny” White, brother John and sisters Rosita R. and Dolores Santos, Margaret Gonsalves, Carmelita Tavares and Alvina DeSoto. No services. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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Madge Momoya Hamada

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Sept. 11, 2015
Madge Momoya Hamada, 85, of Kaneohe, a Saint-Germain Bakery retiree, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles Jr., Blake and Karl; daughters Bridget Omori and Stacey Hamada; brother Kiichi Kimura; sister Phyllis Owan; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services pending. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Helen Mitsue Sasaki

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Aug. 21, 2015
Helen Mitsue Sasaki, 87, of Keei, Hawaii, a coffee and macadamia nut farmer, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Keei. She is survived by husband Larry, sons Calvin and Glenn, sisters Mary Young and Lucy Aoyagi, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Grace Masako Higa

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Aug. 25, 2015
Grace Masako Higa, 93, of Kahaluu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village waitress, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by daughter June K. Maekawa and brother Kenji Gushiken. Private services.

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Fumiko Koseki Sugiyama

Posted On September 18th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Fumiko Koseki Sugiyama, 95, of Hilo, formerly of Hawi, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Hospital head nurse, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Dan and Dr. Charles, daughter Carolyn Classen, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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