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Juan Reliquio Afroilan

Posted On November 8th, 2013 -

Oct. 24, 2013
Juan Reliquio Afroilan, 74, of Honolulu, a retired custodian, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elena; son Erwin; daughters Marites Afroilan, Ederlina Atendido and Evelyn Tadena; brothers Rolando and Lito; sisters Milogros Mati and Praxie Afroilan; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples.Services: 11 a.m. Burial: noon at the cemetery.

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James Nelson La Fountaine

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Oct. 18, 2013
James Nelson “Jim” La Fountaine, 63, of Wahiawa, a retired federal police officer at Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by wife Jacklyn Yoshida La Fountaine, son Bryan, daughter Daynna Jones, brothers Mark and Alex Jr., sisters Anna La Fountaine and Ginger Bailey, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. Nov. 15 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Joseph L. Trim Jr.

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Oct. 4, 2013
Joseph L. Trim Jr., 48, of Aiea, a Pali Momi Medical Center emergency room nurse and a Navy veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Groton, Conn. He is survived by wife Eunice, son Tyler K., father Joseph Sr., mother Mary Bona, brother Tyrone and sisters Debby Halkoa, Sherry and Gina Bona, and Kanani Yojo. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Kiyoko Uyesato Akiyama

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Oct. 28, 2013
Kiyoko Uyesato Akiyama, 100, of Hanapepe Heights, Kauai, a businesswoman, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son James; daughters June Shishido, Patsy Kuwata, Amy Sagawa and Carol Akiyama; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hanapepe United Church of Christ. Services: 11 a.m. No monetary offerings.

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Florence Kam Lin Liu Lau

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Nov. 3, 2013
Florence Kam Lin Liu Lau, 95, of Honolulu, proprietor of Peter’s Market, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Richard and Henry; daughters Mary Tanaka, Nancy Wong and Ruby Foo; brother Young Wah Liu; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Knowles Webb

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Nov. 1, 2013
Jane Knowles Webb, 90, of Kailua-Kona and Weston, Mass., a retired college professor, author and peace activist, died. She was born in Milton, Mass. She is survived by husband Robert C., sons Philip and R. Scott, daughter Betsy Guyre-Allen, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club Pavilion, 78-6800 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona. Additional services in Weston in spring. Donations suggested to American Friends Service Committee, Colby Sawyer Junior College or Global Fund for Women.

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Orlino Sagucio Antolin

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Oct. 26, 2013
Orlino Sagucio Antolin, 77, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired Olokele Sugar Co. employee, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza; son Orlino Jr.; daughters Oriente Nakaahiki, Rosaly Domenden, Leoni Texeira and Imelda Delos Reyes; brothers Remi, Oscar and Cezar; sisters Clemencia Calumag and Edna Garvida; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 23 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park.

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Barry Lester Lefkowitz

Posted On November 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 1, 2013
Barry Lester Lefkowitz, 67, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Nyack, N.Y. He is survived by wife Monique Nordin and daughter Anna Covert. Private services.

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Kenji Yamasaki

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Oct. 22, 2013
Kenji Yamasaki, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Army cook, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Richard. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Teresita Rosario Arreola

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Oct. 31, 2013
Teresita Rosario Arreola, 55, of Waialua died in Honolulu. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons Dennis R., Sylvester R. and Christopher R.; daughter Jessica A. Vergara; brothers Mario A., Ruperto A., Nestor A. and Carlito A. Rosario; sisters Virginia R. Encarnacion, Lolita R. Salvador, Jeanette R. Warfle, Thelma R. Ramos, and Rosalinda A., Gina A. and Rebecca R. Rosario; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marian Hanako Matsuda

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Oct. 28, 2013
Marian Hanako Matsuda, 72, of Waipahu, a retired purchasing specialist for Hawaii Pacific Health, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Leslie H. and Kevin S., daughters Sharon L. Antolin and Faye M. St. Ledger, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Colorful casual attire. No flowers.

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Mabel Agnes Cornwell

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Oct. 13, 2013
Mabel Agnes Cornwell, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James “Kimo” III and Alvin “Al,” daughter Sweetheart Enos, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Theresa V. Mews

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Oct. 15, 2013
Theresa V. Mews, 74, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kelly, Kevin, Kelvin and Keith; daughters Kimberly and Kerry; brother Ron Medeiros; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 22 at Ka Hale Hoano o ke Akua Church, 1760 Nalani St. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. Lei welcome.

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Gregory Lee Duke

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Oct. 7, 2013
Gregory Lee Duke, 59, of Pearl City, a Commodity Forwarders Inc. warehouse manager, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandi, sons Gregory “Kaipo” Jr. and Garrett “Kopa,” and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Maria Esther Ortiz

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Oct. 31, 2013
Maria Esther Ortiz, 55, of Waianae, a Moana Surfrider Hotel employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Puerto Rico. She is survived by son Pedro Rivera; daughter Tanya Walker; hanai son Felix De La Cruz; hanai daughters Alison De La Cruz and Wanda Jurado; brothers Ramito Gonzalez and William Ortiz; sisters Isolina Ruiz, Rosa Gonzalez and Maria D. Ortiz; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Rick Grathen

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Nov. 2, 2013
Rick Grathen, 51, of Waipahu, a carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Wisconsin. He is survived by son Richard C.; mother Carole; brothers Randy, Scott and Mark; and sisters Kristine Barnes, Lynn Trickle and Terri Lynn. Private services.

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Herman Alexander Soares

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Oct. 16, 2013
Herman Alexander Soares, 88, of Kailua, a retired carpenter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons John H. and Jayson A., sister Silvia Montero and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Kimiye Harioka

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Oct. 13, 2013
Kimiye Harioka, 89, of Waipahu, a Green Garden kitchen helper, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Vincent, sister Vicky Okabe and a grandchild. Private services.

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Eusebia Macadangdang Steljes

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Oct. 29, 2013
Eusebia Macadangdang Steljes, 83, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired McBryde Sugar Co. employee, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Koloa. She is survived by sons Juanito Jr. and Ernesto Sambrano, daughter Rosita DeGroote, brothers Emiliano and Flor Macadangdang, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 16 at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Koloa Public Cemetery.

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Elaine Isoda

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Oct. 12, 2013
Elaine Isoda, 80, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired Sears Roebuck & Co. secretary, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by husband Stanley “Blackie,” son Gordon, daughter Sheila, sister Laureta Kamehiro and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Garden Island Mortuary.

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Wayne Masaichi Okada

Posted On November 7th, 2013 -

Oct. 22, 2013
Wayne Masaichi Okada, 79, of Hilo, a retired fumigator and retired proprietor of Okada’s Termite Control, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Irene S., son Clay, daughter Lorraine, brothers Glenn and Roy, sister Karen and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Edward Hiroshi Yamamoto

Posted On November 7th, 2013 -

Oct. 24, 2013
Edward Hiroshi Yamamoto, 80, of Kaneohe, a Hawaiian Airlines maintenance retiree and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Richard and George, and sisters Alice Takamoto, Grace Kamei, Jane Kuniyuki and Nancy Agodong. Private services.

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Tong Chin Ho

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Oct. 20, 2013
Tong Chin Ho, 96, of Honolulu, a loftsman with the federal government and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by brothers Fred and Richard, and sisters Sylvia Ching, Nora Hanley and Laura Ho. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lawrence Pellerin

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Oct. 31, 2013
Lawrence Pellerin, 57, of Waianae, a bartender and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Maine. He is survived by wife Brenda, sons Tyson and Trent Ormonde, hanai mother Honey Lee, brothers William, Robert, Phillip and Michael, sister Patricia Scott and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Haruyo Yoshimura

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Oct. 21, 2013
Haruyo “Ronette” Yoshimura, 88, of Aiea, a retired Shirokiya Inc. sales manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Carol F. Tokushige and Aileen K. Mimura, brother Isami Okino, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hideo Irei

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Nov. 2, 2013
Hideo Irei, 87, of Ho-nolulu, a retired machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Kenneth Irei and John K. Tengan; brothers Larry and George; sisters Nancy H. Asato, Aiko Irei-Shiroma and June O. Akamine; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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F. Wayne Pirtle

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Nov. 2, 2013
F. Wayne Pirtle, 91, of Honolulu, founder, president and chief executive officer of Airlines Operations Services, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Sullivan, Ind. He is survived by son Michael, daughters Ada M. McGlothlin, Carol Mann, Linda Gutierrez, Debra Pirtle, Beverly-Jo Miyasaki and Meredith Ross, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kimie Haranaka Ishihara

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Oct. 12, 2013
Kimie Haranaka Ishihara, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Carol & Mary seamstress, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Susan Metivier, sister Tomoe Takemoto and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Douglas C. Rapozo

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Oct. 28, 2013
Douglas C. Rapozo, 59, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Gay & Robinson seed cutter, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by brother Clyde, and sisters Geraldine R. Boehme, Darlene Rapozo, Tammy Nakayema and Gail Mizumoto. Private services.

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Dolores Ayako Kanda

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Sept. 25, 2013
Dolores Ayako Kanda, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired state Department of Health accounts clerk for children with special needs, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by son Clifford T., daughter Jean A., sister Saeko Sato and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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