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Irma W. Bailo

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Irma W. Bailo, 94, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gilbert; daughters Brenda Saul, Laverne Malkin and Judy Bailo; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Samuel Lum Ho Sr.

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Samuel “Aiau” Lum Ho Sr., 75, of Hilo, a fisherman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Samuel Jr.; daughters Haunani Nau, Leimomi Lum Ho and Leilani Kimura; brothers Johnny Lum Ho and Nolan Remmers; sister Dorothy Leite; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Magdalene Souza

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Magdalene “Kanoe” Souza, 86, of Honolulu, a professional hula dancer and a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. legal secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Samuel “Sammy”; son Stan K.; daughters Phyllis K. Cockett, Candy E. Coelho and Mahealani Amerino; sisters Margery Kekauoha and Haunani Ching; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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George Christopher Constantis

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 23, 2014
George Christopher Constantis, 80, of Kailua-Kona, a handyman and small appliance repairman, died. He was born in Greece. He is survived by niece Leslie Woods. Private services.

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Linda Perkins McCormick

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Linda Perkins McCormick, 78, of Honolulu, an emeritus professor with the Department of Special Education, University of Hawaii-Manoa, died in Honolulu. She was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is survived by companion Dr. Kwong Yen Lum, son Mark, daughters Cameron and Kelli, brother John Perkins and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Kimberly Joy Swieter

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Kimberly Joy Swieter, 39, of Honolulu, died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by parents Sharon and Gordon, brothers Eric B. and Jonathan, and sister Erin. Private services.

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Kamuela-Zachary Kalani-Oheo Nalu Sniffen-Keaweehu Dotson

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 17, 2014
Kamuela-Zachary Kalani-Oheo Nalu Sniffen-Keaweehu Dotson, 8-month-old son of Nicholas O.N. Dotson and Kiana-Nicole K.W. Sniffen-Keaweehu of Wailuku, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is also survived by grandparents Samuel T. Keaweehu, Dorma Huesing and Te’a Sniffen-Keaweehu. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Patricia Kauilani Nahalea

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 1, 2014
Patricia Kauilani Nahalea, 60, of Waianae, a retiree of Spa Fitness at Punahou, died in Waianae. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by brothers William, Lawrence and Ralph Nahalea, and Jerome and Herman Koko; and sisters Anna Inano, Wilmette Lafferty and Germaine Silva. Private services.

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Hiroshi Tagami

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Hiroshi Tagami, 85, of Honolulu, an artist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by lifetime partner Michael Powell; brother Hisashi; and sisters Alice Hase, Jean Wee, Lucy Kinoshita and Elizabeth Tagami. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Unity Church of Hawaii.

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Leonora Lagon Deboma

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

May 31, 2014
Leonora Lagon “Nora” Deboma, 85, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Nueva Ecija, Philippines. She is survived by son Lyndon, daughters Cleo Asher and Diane Doggett, brother Bernardo Lagon, sister Paciencia Cacayorin, six grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Walter T. Odo

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Walter T. Odo, 80, of Honolulu, a retired musician for the Air Force and Royal Hawaiian Band, and an Air Force veteran, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Gloria; daughters Janice Curammeng, Carolyn Nomura, Alison Odo and Christine Enomoto; sons Stephen and Kevin; brother Richard; sister Wilma Lovell; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Updated service information for an obituary published Friday.

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James T. Yamamura

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 5, 2014
James T. Yamamura, 79, of Honolulu, a retired state auditor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jon T., brother Tsuneyoshi and sister Ada Ogawa. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 5 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Emma K.P. Domingcil

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Emma K.P. Domingcil, 90, of Lynnwood, Wash., died in Bellevue, Wash. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wesley W.T. and Dennis W.K. Young, daughters Cynthia B.N. Chun and Kareen B.S. Milo, brothers David Chow and Franklin Hu, and sister Sandra Wong. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

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Richard Thomas Pafundi

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Richard Thomas Pafundi, 59, of Honolulu, owner of the Law Office of Richard T. Pafundi, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Queens, N.Y. He is survived by wife Miyoung Kim-Pafundi, sons Richard and Paul Joseph, daughter Kimberly Phyllis, mother Phyllis, sister Paulette Ortwein and grandfather Paul Sci. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 5 at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Hitoshi Yamashita

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 11, 2014
Hitoshi Yamashita, 89, of Hilo, a retired farmer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son James, daughter Joyce, brother Satoru, sisters Toshiko and Tomoe, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. July 5 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jeremias Domingo

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 9, 2014
Jeremias “Tata Jerry” Domingo, 93, of Ewa Beach, a Del Monte supervisor and sakada, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Rudy B., Oliver J., Abraham N. and Gerald; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Alexander Ronald Paiva Sr.

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

May 27, 2014
Alexander Ronald Paiva Sr., 71, of Kapolei, a retired Honolulu Police Department officer, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alex, Rick, Darin and Johansen; companion Theresa Opunui; brothers Eugene, Albert and George; sisters Ella Gomes and Irene Faust; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Philip Zen Jr.

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Philip Zen Jr., 62, of Aiea, a former state maintenance employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Virginia and sisters Beverly Flores and Ashlen Keomaka. No services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Clifford Andrew Gonsalves

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Clifford Andrew Gonsalves, 76, of Lihue, a retired Lihue Sugar Plantation truck driver, died at home. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He is survived by wife Eleanor C.; daughters Marie and Lesmarlee “Crissy” Gonsalves, Lesley Rabot and Cliflynn Bukoski; brothers Ralph and Thomas; sister Debra; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Services: 11 a.m. 49ers or red, black and gold attire.

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James Marvin Price

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
James Marvin Price, 70, of Waianae, a heavy equipment operator for Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co., died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sylvia G.; daughters Kelley and Jamie Price, Karen Rojo and Lani Goodwin; brothers Dennis, Eugene and Patrick; sister Barbara; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Brenadette Jo Iwalani Kaneshiro

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 11, 2014
Brenadette Jo Iwalani Kaneshiro, 63, of Makawao, Maui, an operations utility worker for Kamehameha Schools, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Steven, son Rad, daughter Holly Ferguson, mother Betty Keahi, sister Marsha Yoshimura and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. July 6 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Theodore Sarmiento

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 22, 2014
Theodore Sarmiento, 63, of Aiea, an Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Nathan and Matthew; daughter Mae Morimoto; brothers Agapito, Bobby, Benny and Danny; sisters Mildred Prebitero, Carmen Haugen, Anna Stephenson and Rosa Sarmiento; and nine grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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John Sueo Kitagawa

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
John Sueo Kitagawa, 81, of Honolulu, a carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eleanor, daughters Erin Uchioa and Shera Hiam, sisters Nancy Hanzawa and Sandra Iwata, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. July 8 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Richard Paul Saunders Jr.

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 12, 2014
Richard Paul Saunders Jr., 73, of Kailua, a recruiter and an Air Force veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edwina J.; sons Richard P. III, Edward J., Robert A. and Anthony P.; brother Milton; sisters Dorothy Ae and Agnes Saunders; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ruth Bow Lau Lee

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 21, 2014
Ruth Bow Lau “Popo” Lee, 101, of Honolulu, a retired educator, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Peter W.D., daughter Donna L. Tam, brother James Bow, sister Ina kaina, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Tauese Laneselota Tuua

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 22, 2014
Tauese Laneselota Tuua, 45, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by father Va’atausili “Vili” Vanilala, brothers Laneselota Jr. and Senetenari, and sisters Maima Menchaca, Rolita Sele, Julie Fainuu, Oteila Salavea and Kionasina Wells. Private services.

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Jin Han Liang

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Jin Han Liang, 69, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Xinna Huang, daughters Wan Ling Liang and Jin Liang Tan, son Wei Jian, two brothers, three sisters and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Dennis Tadao Ueno

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

May 29, 2014
Dennis Tadao Ueno, 63, of Kailua, a retired taxi driver, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by brothers Clayton and Alan, and sister Eunice Tanaka. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Mary Kathleen Aplaca

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Mary Kathleen “Mary Kay” Aplaca, 58, of Waialua died in Hilo. She was born in Omaha, Neb. She is survived by sons Bradley, Chadwick and Damon; brothers Bill Jacobsen, and Paul and Phillip Petschow; sisters Dianna Preister, Susan Foster and Pamela Rivera; and three grandchildren. Services: noon July 12 at Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa. Condolences may be sent to Pamela Rivera at P.O. Box 861103, Wahiawa, HI 96786.

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Hatsuyo Maeda

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

June 21, 2014
Hatsuyo Maeda, 92, of Lihue, a homemaker and Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery employee, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Wallace and Larry; daughter Doris Maeda-Daligcon; brother Takeshi Ishii; sisters Haruko Otsubo, Tomiko Kabazawa and Lillian Makizuru; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 14 at Lihue Baptist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.

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