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Allen Sadao Yokomoto Jr.

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 14, 2013
Allen Sadao Yokomoto Jr., 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Kahuku High School teacher, counselor and coach, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kazue “Marian,” sons Dane and Beau, daughter Cyd Conner, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Masako Aoki

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Sept. 29, 2013
Mary Masako Aoki, 83, of Ho-nolulu, an Ala World Travel agent, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by brother Albert Morinaka Sr. and sister Lois Hino. Private services.

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Chiyoko Nakamura

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Oct. 14, 2013
Chiyoko Nakamura, 96, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald M., daughter Jean H. Ohara, brothers Shigeru and Goro Okimoto, sister Lillian Kaneshiro, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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George Egnacio Bugarin

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Oct. 25, 2013
George Egnacio “Boogie” Bugarin, 73, of Wailuku, an International Longshore and Warehouse Union business agent, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Janet M., son Talbott-George, daughters Tanya Norton and Nadine Fukushima, brother August Tolentino Sr., sisters Betty N. Tabilangan and Glenda Bubeck, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Violet Ornellas Naone

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Oct. 21, 2013
Violet Ornellas Naone, 96, of Waianae, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Mary Lee Makalena and Winona Daniels-Kwan; sisters Eva Gaspar, Elaine Loo and Joan “Pudgie” Young; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes at sea to be held at a later date. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tadashi Ege

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 21, 2013
Tadashi Ege, 91, of Kailua, a retired electronics technician and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kona. Services held.

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Harold K. Nunokawa

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Sept. 29, 2013
Harold K. Nunokawa, 88, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Jo Ann Nakamura, sister Lois Lincoln, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Harue Sakata Eto

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 13, 2013
Harue Sakata Eto, 99, of Hono-lulu, a teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Marshall, daughters Carol Dickson and Heidi Koizumi, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Kwock Keong Pang

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 16, 2013
Robert Kwock Keong Pang, 87, of Honolulu, a retired structural engineer and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris; daughters Dawn and Bonnie Pang, Nikki Egami and Robin Jacques; brothers Eugene and Franklin; sisters Florence Kono and Alma O’Day; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazuo Fukui

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Oct. 25, 2013
Kazuo “Ken” Fukui, 77, of Hilo, a retired truck driver and laborer at the state Department of Transportation Highways Division and crane operator at the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Waipunalei, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Doris; sons Wade and Ryan; daughter Desiree Kaleohano; brothers Isamu, Likio, Tom, Donald and Richard; sisters Alice S. Ono, Mitsue Nakagawa, Harume Higashigawa and Nancy Delos Santos; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church, Keaukaha, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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John Moses Puha III

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 24, 2013
John Moses Puha III, 80, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons John M. IV and Warren C., daughter Ellen Nishiyama, brothers John Komeiji and Roddy Imada, sister Patsy Kamalani, 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.

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Rohan Robert Harper

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 25, 2013
Rohan Robert Harper, 56, of Lawai, Kauai, a Peter Taylor Engineering employee, died at home. He was born in Sydney, Australia. He is survived by wife Renee R., stepdaughter Tracy Warren, father Bill and sister Robyne Head. Celebration of life to be held at a later date.

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William H. Reis Jr.

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 17, 2013
William H. “JR” Reis Jr., 48, of Kailua died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Keaka’opio Ferris-Reis, daughter Kalei Williamson-Ferris, parents Lena and John Molnar, brother David, sisters Jennifer Molnar and Johnna Irizarry, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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George Kinoulu Kahananui

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 9, 2013
George Kinoulu “Kino” Kahananui, 88, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a Charles Banco carpenter foreman, Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. foreman and ranch hand at Huehue Ranch, died at home. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons George and Aaron; brothers Valentine and Reynold Ako; sisters Lily Jane Nunies, Elizabeth Maluihi Lee, Elaine Ako-Spencer and Emma Ako-Conjugacion; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Hale Hoomalu, 75-5785 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Betty Jean Rhodes

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 13, 2013
Betty Jean Rhodes, 88, of Aiea died in Nuuanu Hale Nursing Home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by sons Timothy and Christopher, sister Donna Carone and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Francisca Calaro Lagura

Posted On October 31st, 2013 -

Oct. 17, 2013
Francisca Calaro “Nana Icca” Lagura, 89, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Merly Balicao, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Roland Yun Sung Shim

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Oct. 23, 2013
Roland Yun Sung Shim, 91, of Kaneohe, an auto mechanic and a Navy veteran, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Daniel; brothers Leonard, Francis and Roland; sister Florence Heu; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Wan Tian Huang

Posted On October 30th, 2013 -

Oct. 17, 2013
Wan Tian Huang, 99, of Hilo died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in China. He is survived by son Shun Kwan Wong; daughters Shun Fun Wong Woo and Shun Nuen Wong Leung; 16 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section.

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Magdalena Vilarraji Villanueva

Posted On October 30th, 2013 -

Oct. 7, 2013
Magdalena Vilarraji Villanueva, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Kapolei. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Agustin, Salvador, Peter, Nicanor, Ernesto and Dominador; daughters Petronila Ongque and Purita Buenafe; two brothers; a sister; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Full Gospel Temple Church, 2464 N. School St. Services:†11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Harold Akira Kajiwara

Posted On October 30th, 2013 -

Sept. 22, 2013
Harold Akira Kajiwara, 76, of Mililani, a GTE Hawaiian Tel retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by sons Daryl and Derek, daughters Sheryl Takara and Debbie Sakata, sisters Nancy Yamamoto and Nobuko Tsue, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kendra D.K.Y. Zane

Posted On October 30th, 2013 -

Oct. 16, 2013
Kendra D.K.Y. Zane, 58, of Mililani, a retired Kapiolani Community College bookstore manager, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by father Kenneth, brother Kenneth and sisters Sheri Zane and Cindy Chun. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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James Allyn Lawrence

Posted On October 30th, 2013 -

Oct. 21, 2013
James Allyn Lawrence, 81, of Kahului, a retired Maui Police Department assistant chief and a Coast Guard veteran, died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Lucille; sons Jamie, Lenie and Guy; brother Allen Perry; sister Janet Meisner; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Bartholomew Allen Mwarey

Posted On October 30th, 2013 -

Oct. 22, 2013
Bartholomew Allen Mwarey, 30, of Takotna, Alaska, a self-employed handyman, died in Alaska. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Bartol; mother Serelina M.; brothers Richard Mwarey and James Avey; sisters Serena, Delayna and Lianna Mwarey, Elena Snodgrass, and Mandilea Oyagak-Mwarey; and numerous stepbrothers and stepsisters. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Jerry H. Ogata

Posted On October 30th, 2013 -

Oct. 7, 2013
Jerry H. Ogata, 73, of Mililani, a state retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Genevieve “Jenny,” daughters Cheryl Kim and Wendy Matsuda, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m.

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Oliver J. Amend

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Oct. 23, 2013
Oliver J. “Ollie” Amend, 85, of Hilo, a construction worker, former city council member in Seward, Alaska, and Alaska Mutual Bank employee, died at home. He was born in Seward. He is survived by wife Cecelia, son Oliver Jr., daughter Nancy, 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, Hilo. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.

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Jordan L.K. Sanchez

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Oct. 6, 2013
Jordan L.K. Sanchez, 45, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Verna Rapez; son Preston K.; daughters Chanel N. and Tyra M.; parents William and LaVerne; brothers Charles and Boyson Sanchez, Bronson-Lee Oili, Peter, Sam, Jesse and John Kealoha, and Noah Moman; and sisters Ah-Moi Oili, Noelani Sanchez, Anela-Re Crusat, Sharon Sanico, Renee and Hannah Kealoha, and Sweetie Kahale. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Phet Bounthisane

Posted On October 30th, 2013 -

Oct. 13, 2013
Phet Bounthisane, 61, of Honolulu, a Mid-Pacific Institute employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Namoang, Laos. He is survived by wife Agripina and a sister. Private services.

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Elizabeth Santos

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Oct. 11, 2013
Elizabeth Santos, 92, of Kailua, a city custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Daniel Jr., daughters Mary Lani Uriarte and Eileen Reis, brother Walter Wood, 13 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Pasquale Joseph Cognetta

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Oct. 19, 2013
Pasquale Joseph Cognetta, 67, of Seattle, a Palm Bay Imports area manager, died at home. He was born in Stamford, Conn. He is survived by wife Marci Scott-Cognetta; daughters Marisa and Madison Cognetta, and Devin Walcup; mother Irene; brother Ron; and four grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Habilitat in Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

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Concepcion Ventura Sensano

Posted On October 30th, 2013 -

Oct. 13, 2013
Concepcion Ventura “Connie” Sensano, 88, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Big Island Hawaii Heart Association unit administrator, died in Hilo. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by son David A., daughters Charlotte Geronimo and Priscilla V. Escritor, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section.

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