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James Namaka’okaina Kamana’o Jr.

Posted On March 1st, 2014 -

Feb. 17, 2014
James Namaka’okaina Kamana’o Jr., 84, of Honolulu, a retired operating engineer and retired volleyball official, died in Honolulu. He was born in Halawa Valley, Molokai. He is survived by wife Janet A.; sons Andrew, Roland, Dal and Keith; daughters Angeline Julian, Hazel Pagan, Valerie Martinez and Laurine Dellera; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Billie Lea Piianaia

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Feb. 2, 2014
Billie Lea Piianaia, 73, of Honolulu, a retired educator for the state Department of Education, died. She was born in Modesto, Calif. She is survived by husband Gordon Y., sons St. Chad and Christopher, brothers Cal and Mike Tanson, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 22 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Cynthia Lorraine Campos

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Feb. 20, 2014
Cynthia Lorraine Campos, 60, of Las Vegas died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dustin, daughters Celeste Souza and Dawn Allen, mother Marianne Naito, brothers Dean and Greg Naito, sister Dara Botelho and four grandchildren. Services held in Las Vegas.

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Yoshimi Kawahara

Posted On March 1st, 2014 -

Feb. 7, 2014
Yoshimi “Mac” Kawahara, 96, of Kailua, a retired E.E. Black project superintendent, died in Kailua. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Patricia H., son Michael D., brother Ikuro, sister Ruby Sakurada, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Scott Eugene Plischke

Posted On March 1st, 2014 -

Feb. 12, 2014
Scott Eugene Plischke, 48, of Amarillo, Texas, a pilot, died in Amarillo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karla, son Sean, mother Lois and brother Mark. Graveside services: 1 p.m. March 13 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association.

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Elizabeth Leinaala Anderson

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Jan. 31, 2014
Elizabeth Leinaala Anderson, 86, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Kaunakakai. She was is survived by son Harry M.; daughters Claryce N. Obatay and Joette Anderson; brother William Gomes; sisters Julia Siu, Maria Taylor, Gertrude Mahoney, Ruth Yap, Ernestin Kama, Juanita Shoehigh and Clair Ann Carbrito; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Agnes Namuo Kelii

Posted On March 1st, 2014 -

Feb. 22, 2014
Agnes Namuo “Aggie” Kelii, 96, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a Kona Inn Hotel room maid, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kailua-Kona. She is survived by son William; daughters Barbara Palmer, Jeanette Apiki and Frances Hudson; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Lanakila Congregational Church, Kainaliu. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Frances Provance

Posted On March 1st, 2014 -

Feb. 22, 2014
Frances Provance, 91, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a waitress, died. She was born in Ambridge, Pa. She is survived by son Philip, daughter Marlis, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Anne Judith Kukea

Posted On March 1st, 2014 -

Feb. 18, 2014
Anne Judith Kukea, 100, of Honolulu, a nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canada. She is survived by 10 grandchildren. Private services.

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Susan Cho Haines

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Feb. 12, 2014
Susan Cho Haines, 85, of Ewa Beach, an artist, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by son Andy Kanai; daughters Rie Takahashi, Agnes Ohara, Mabel Kaohi and Terry Lee Haines Blovsky; and six grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Updated service information for an obituary published Feb. 15.

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William Ancona Robertson

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Feb. 24, 2014
William Ancona “Martin” Robertson, 67, of Honolulu, a retired director of catering and convention services at Hyatt Regency Waikiki, died in Honolulu. He was born in Upper Darby, Pa. He is survived by wife Orasa Passy-Robertson, son Nicholas, daughter Lillie Piland, brothers Richard and John, sister Carol Schrieber and a grandchild. Private services.

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Delbert K. Lewis Sr.

Posted On March 1st, 2014 -

Feb. 10, 2014
Delbert K. “Kelani” Lewis Sr., 64, of Waimea, Kauai, a construction worker and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Julia “Anita,” sons Delbert “Jr.” and Conan W., daughter Lana “Ui” Simola and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery.

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Raymond Masaichi Fujioka

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Feb. 10, 2014
Raymond Masaichi Fujioka, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. government sailmaker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Bessie I., sons Richard M. and Eugene M., brothers Hiroyuki and Tadashi, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ralph William Shannon

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Feb. 22, 2014
Ralph William Shannon, 98, of Kailua, owner of Shannon-Bryan Mortuary in Orange, Calif., and an Air Force veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He is survived by sons Donald and Michael, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Romualdo D. Montero

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 8, 2014
Romualdo D. Montero, 63, of Honolulu, a retired union painter, died in Las Vegas. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Ray and Ryan Montero, and Robert Ancheta; daughter Misty Montero-Ancheta; mother Purificacion D.; brothers Joe Rapanot, and Ernesto, Roger, Henry and Glenn Montero; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Church, 645 Puuhale Road, Kalihi. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Charles S. Nakaima Sr.

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Jan. 13, 2014
Charles S. Nakaima Sr., 82, of Honolulu, a retired city bus driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alberta; sons Charles Jr. and Karl “Kai”; daughters Ronnette, Jarnelle and April Nakaima, and Alicia Rogan; brother Robert M.; sisters Nancy Takayesu, Frances Kellett, Hilda Kaneshiro and Judy Regalado; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alfredo Valdez Bartolome Sr.

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Jan. 30, 2014
Alfredo Valdez Bartolome Sr., also known as “Fred” and “Pidong,” 81, of Waipahu, a Sheraton Waikiki Hotel retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Antipas T. “Paz”; sons James and Bernard; daughter Betty Peralta; brother Alex; sisters Evangeline Lagman, Maisy Pidong, Natividad Beltran, Veronica Pagurayan and Norma Laroya; 10 grandchildren; and five 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: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert N. Okuno

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Jan. 26, 2014
Robert N. “Bobby” Okuno, 80, of Honolulu, a U.S. Postal Service retiree and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Corey, daughter Erin Takamine, sisters Ellen Kobashigawa and Teruko Yamada, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m.

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Margaret Yit Kwan Chang

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 12, 2014
Margaret Yit Kwan Chang, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in China. She is survived by son Clyde Jr., daughters Aileen Mirchandani and Tennye Cabrera, brother Bo Wo Yim, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Naomi M. Sokei

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 23, 2014
Naomi M. Sokei, 67, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker and child care provider, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Garrett, son Shane, daughter Justine Hoffmann, brothers Hiroo and David Masuda, sister Gail Kodama, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at All Saints Episcopal Church, Kapaa. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.

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Clarence Francis Cordeiro Sr.

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 20, 2014
Clarence Francis Cordeiro Sr., 85, of Kahului, owner and dealer of Pukalani Chevron, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Hattie G.; son Alan; daughter Barbara Kahoohanohano; brother Vernon; sisters Marie Jardine, Louise Morreira and Martha Jean Tam Sing; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Entombment: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jullie Stephenson

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 26, 2014
Jullie “Jewels” Stephenson, 51, of Honolulu, a bartender, will be remembered in services 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary by the Sea. She was born in Minneapolis. She is survived by sons Robert and Christopher, daughter Jennifer Feathers, father Donald Manke, mother Barbara J. Manke, brother Mark Johnson, sister Pamela Spadaro and six grandchildren. Scattering of ashes to follow services. Donations suggested to gofundme.com/6vfn00.

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Celerina David Eala

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 19, 2014
Celerina David “Cely” Eala, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Waikiki Village Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Miguel, Bulacan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Cresencio O. Sr., son Cresencio Jr. and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Yin Kuan Su

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 24, 2014
Yin Kuan Su, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Guangzhou, China. She is survived by sons Wei Hong and Jin Zhi Zhou; daughters Lao King Ho, and Dan Fang and Run He Zhou; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Maria Bueno Ganancial

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 9, 2014
Maria Bueno Ganancial, 87, of Honolulu, a laundry worker at the Queen’s Medical Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waia-lua. She is survived by son Premetivo; daughters Charlene Uyehara, Marlyn Muraoka, Marian Ganancial, Charmen Olkowski and Loreta Park; brothers Martin, Ben, Francis and Dennis Bueno; sister Alfreda Lapinid; 14 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sosimo Longboy Valencia

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 19, 2014
Sosimo Longboy Valencia, 84, of Honolulu, owner of S. Valencia Landscaping Service, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Carlina A.; sons Domingo and Ruben; daughters Zenaida V. Agsalda, Leonida Damo, Brigida V. Marcus, Florentina V. White, Martina Valencia-Blanco and Imelda B. Palafox; sister Visitacion Tagalicod; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. March 7 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Sarah ann Iwalani Kahee

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 17, 2014
Sarah ann Iwalani Kahee, 49, of Hilo, a Hilo Hawaiian Hotel employee, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons John K. and Jake K. Iopa; daughters Tierry Roboman and Samantha Iopa; stepmother Rhonda; brothers George, Harry and Kihei; sister Aisha; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Arturo G. Villanueva

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 4, 2014
Arturo G. Villanueva, 92, of Waipahu, an Air Force veteran and a retired civil service electrician at U.S. Army Signal Depot in Sacramento, Calif., died in Honolulu. He was born in Vintar, Philippines. He is survived by brother Aurelio. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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John Kaui Kaleopaa Jr.

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Jan. 15, 2014
John Kaui Kaleopaa Jr., 64, of Waipahu, an Army specialist and a taxi driver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kalani, Richard and John; daughters Denise and Juanita; mother Elsie Gordon; brothers Calvin, James and Moses; sisters Diane, Laverne, Ida, Eva and Eko; 19 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Shirley Ann Lee

Posted On February 28th, 2014 -

Feb. 3, 2014
Shirley Ann Lee, 77, of Las Vegas, a Blueberry Hill cashier, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wally Jr., Jason, Nathan and Eugene; daughters Trina and Denise; sisters Jennifer and Nona; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 22 at Bayview Golf Park, 45-285 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. For more information, call Jason Lee at 688-4578.

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