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Edward Charles Bringuel

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 29, 2014
Edward Charles Bringuel, 94, of Wailuku, a retired general manager for Von Hamm Young and Datsun of Maui, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Curtis, daughters Gail DaPont and Yvonne Bringuel, brother William, sisters Dorothy Vares and Betty Texeira, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Kula. Services: 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ruby Love Kanehailua

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May 12, 2014
Ruby Love Kanehailua, 87, of Nanakuli, a retired school bus operator, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Charles; daughters Koleka, Ka’ipo and Pauline Kanehailua, and Lehua Margetak; brother Joseph Seipel; 28 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary printed Friday.

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John Tolentino

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 21, 2014
John Tolentino, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Army Reserves veteran and plant manager, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Jane, sons Alton and Bruce, daughter Cheryl Callihan, sister Marie Carvalho and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Philomena’s Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mark Edward Colton

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

May 4, 2014
Mark Edward Colton, 59, of Kailua-Kona died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Washington, D.C. He is survived by brothers Joseph and Michael, sisters Pam Radosevich and Mary Colton, and hanai brother Matthew Radosevich. Private services.

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William Keamohuli

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 16, 2014
William “Kapa” Keamohuli, 75, of Waianae, a Teamsters Local 996 retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Raynette Makepa. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Miye Theresa Yagi

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 4, 2014
Miye Theresa Yagi, 87, of Wailuku, a retired Hawaiian Airlines Japanese/English interpreter, died in Islands Hospice, Oahu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Lawrence K. and Michael S.; daughters Janet Y. Buen, Ann K. Nakamura, Eileen M. Tokunaga, Judith S. Tanaka and Jean M. Young; 21 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Lizzie Kamai Davis

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 24, 2014
Lizzie Kamai Davis, 58, of Hakipuu, a retired Lanakila Elementary School custodian, died in Hakipuu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Everett; son Kaleo; daughters Sherisse Kaina-Davis and Shawna Davis; brother Clarence “Boy” Kaina; sisters Laverne Clark and Jenny and Keala Kamauoha; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hauula United Congregational Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Celebration of life at noon Saturday at Hauula Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Araceli Dacanay Leano

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 9, 2014
Araceli Dacanay Leano, 60, of Waipahu died in Pasig City, Philippines. She was born in Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by husband Marcos D. and brother Reynaldo Dacanay. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Katherine Ferreira

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 25, 2014
Katherine Ferreira, 78, of Makawao, Maui, a retired restaurant cook, died at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Ricky and Alfred, daughters Barbara Estrella-Franco and Phyllis Molina, brother Morris Haole, sister Mildred Helm, 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Terrance Kyle Morgan

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

May 12, 2014
Terrence Kyle Morgan, 25, of Kihei, Maui, a bartender at Cheeseburger in Paradise, Wailea, died in Kihei. He was born in Broken Arrow, Okla. He is survived by parents Terrance and Marcella, and sisters Miranda Gaddis and Nekeshia Hines. Scattering services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Sugar Beach. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Keith Fukunaga

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May 9, 2014
Keith “Fuki” Fukunaga, 60, of Keaau, Hawaii, an assistant manager at Mr. K’s Recycle & Redemption Center and an entrepreneur, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Lizzie Quintal, sons Saul and Keith, daughter Drudale, father Clarence, brother Carlton and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Gordon Charles Ontai

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 21, 2014
Gordon Charles Ontai, 79, of Honolulu, an obstetrician/gynecologist and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Sidney and Edward, daughters Lisa Ontai and Laurie LaGrange, stepson Laurence Iwamoto, brother Allan and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. May 27 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Yozo Edward Hata

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Yozo Edward Hata, 87, of Honolulu, a retired postmaster and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Leonore and a grandchild. Private services.

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Christopher Anthony Pimenta

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

May 13, 2014
Christopher Anthony Pimenta, 62, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynette; daughters April Leming, Cheri Van Orden and Rachel Pimenta; brother Michael John; sister Harleen Van de Car; and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Tamie Matsuo Hirai

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 23, 2014
Tamie Matsuo Hirai, 91, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant with the state judiciary, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Piihonua Camp 3, South Hilo. She is survived by sons Craig K., Roy T. and Roger T.; sister Ellen Miura; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edward Pung

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

May 15, 2014
Edward Pung, 87, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired low-bed truck driver for Hamakua Sugar Co., died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. He was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Stacy and Stephen; daughters Roxanne and Rainee Pung and Sharee Rodrigues; brothers Joseph and Ernest; sister Florence Zolik; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Parish, Papaaloa. Mass: 10 a.m.

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Kathleen K. Hernandez Adams

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

March 30, 2014
Kathleen K. Hernandez Adams, 45, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jason B., sons Kekai I. and Jason B. Jr., daughter Kuuleinani K., father Mel P. Hernandez, mother Kame Hernandez, brother Kahi Hernandez and sister Melissa Nakagawa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wilfred Kunio Hirao

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

May 10, 2014
Wilfred Kunio “Kuni” Hirao, 80, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Tel retiree and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Michael, daughter Stephanie Kuhns, brother Walter, sister Yaeko Washizaki, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services at noon Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Tingan Soo Jr.

Posted On May 18th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
James Tingan Soo Jr., 45, of Kapahulu died at home. He was born in Kapahulu. He is survived by sister Lisa “Girlie” Pavao. Vis-itation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Michael Anthony Brandon

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

April 21, 2014
Michael Anthony Brandon, 46, of Aiea, a Navy retiree, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Dyersburg, Tenn. He is survived by sister Juanique A. Williams. Private services. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Randolph Evans Medeiros

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

April 28, 2014
Randolph Evans “Randy” Medeiros, 65, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Rodney and sisters Gloria Amador, Lynette Amaral and Bernadette Leialoha. Private services.

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Rosamond P. Sullivan

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

May 4, 2014
Rosamond P. “Rosie” Sullivan, 90, of Honolulu, retired owner of A Secretary for AllSeasons, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Surabaya, Indonesia. She is survived by husband John A. “Jack” Sullivan, sons David Estelle and Glenn Sullivan, daughters Nancy J. and Janet K. Ettele, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tracy Marlene Forsstrom Fergerstrom

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

April 29, 2014
Tracy Marlene Forsstrom Fergerstrom, 46, of Spokane, Wash., formerly of Kailua, will be remembered in services and a scattering of ashes 1 p.m. Friday at Kailua Beach Park Pavilion. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Wayne; son Cameron Robb; daughters Shauna Ruth and Kiana Fergerstrom; parents Gerald and Marie O. Forsstrom; sisters LeeAnn Delaunay, Carol Hayes, Kristy Long and Annalisa Forsstrom; and three grandchildren.

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Annette S. Morita

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

May 1, 2014
Annette S. Morita, 70, of Aiea, a computer analyst, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Chad, daughter Randal Kinoshita and sister Roberta Kinoshita. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: cremationhi.com.

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Roque Tayaba Jr.

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

April 7, 2014
Roque Tayaba Jr., 48, of Harrison Township, Ohio, formerly of Haleiwa, a landscaper, died in Ohio. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother Domingo; sisters MaryAnn Tayaba Horner, Sally Tayaba and Vaelagi Tayaba Hatchie; half brothers Roque, Romaldo and Spunky; and half sisters Rogelia and Terriceta. Services on Oahu pending. Monetary offerings welcome in care of MaryAnn Tayaba Horner, 7215 S. Wapato St. C-9, Tacoma, WA 98409.

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Rosita Gervacio Ramos Gabuat

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

May 6, 2014
Rosita Gervacio Ramos Gabuat, 89, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Pacifico and Alexander Reyno, Rudy Alvarez, and Ernesto and Alberto Gabuat; daughters Loretta Walker, Yolanda Puckett, Norma, Remata, Anita Filbeck, Milicia Taylor, Gwendolyn Terry, Lolita Gabuat and Leonida Crisostomo; 31 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Tuifaasisina Fiaau Jane Ofoia Neru

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

May 14, 2014
Tuifaasisina Fiaau Jane Ofoia Neru, 62, of Honolulu, a patient coordinator, died at home. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband George; sons Moni Sauni and Vincent, Jonathan and RubenNeru; daughtersIva Sa’ofai, Sienna Lauvao, MirandaSeloti and Geraldine, Maliali and Jennifer Neru; brothers Leatanoa S.M., Asi F.I.M. and Manutafea T.M. Taufetee; and sisters Alaiseatufanuaimea T.M.T.I. Tei, Vaelupemaua M.T.T. Esera, Maefau I.M.T. Faatiga, Tauilevaega T.M.L.M. Taufete and Vainuulasi M.T.F. Aniosa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Central Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Services:10:30 a.m. Sunday best or traditional funeral attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Yoshiharu Uemura

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

April 29, 2014
Yoshiharu “Lefty” Uemura, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired BG & Associates office manager and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in South Kona. He is survived by wife Marion F., son Todd P., daughter Beth G. Higa, sisters Myrna Ikehara and Norma Ah Tou, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Brenda Lee Golay

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

May 11, 2014
Brenda Lee Golay, 56, of Pearl City, a retired preschool teacher, died in Kapolei. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa. She is survived by son Lance; daughter Carmen L.; sisters Donna Vance, Deloras Northway, Barb Bean and Rose Ann Genovese; and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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In Suk Nitta

Posted On May 17th, 2014 -

April 18, 2014
In Suk “Ann” Nitta, 82, of Honolulu, a Mitsukoshi salesclerk and Iris Optical retiree, died in Manoa Cottage Kaimuki. She was born in Pyongyang, North Korea. She is survived by husband Minoru F. Private services.

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