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Carl Tetsuo Nakayama

Posted On May 5th, 2016 -

April 19, 2016
Carl Tetsuo “Phil” Nakayama, 74, of Honolulu, a hairstylist, died in Avalon Care Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Kenneth and sister Frances Kojima. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published April 30.

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Thanh Thi Nguyen

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May 1, 2016
Thanh Thi Nguyen, 92, of Honolulu, a Buddhist nun, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Ben Tre, Vietnam. She is survived by sons Luong and Benjamin Dai, Thomas and Ken Sum, and Kevin Thongsinthusak; daughters Diana, Wendy and Lola Sum, and Lani Le; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 6 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ronald Yoshimi Okimoto

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April 24, 2016
Ronald Yoshimi Okimoto, 71, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Telcom cable technician and an Army Reserve veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tooele County, Utah. He is survived by wife Margaret “Jackie,” hanai daughters Kanani Krafft and Samantha Roberts, brothers Dennis and Howard, and sister Iris “Aiko.” Private services. No flowers. No monetary donations. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Melinda Mae Santos

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April 4, 2016
Melinda Mae Santos, 54, of Honolulu, a Farrington High school administrative assistant, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stacey K., son Terrence Gardner, daughter Tasha Gardner, mother Ann Fong and sister Cynthia Madera. Private services. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Eva Correa Ahlo

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April 21, 2016
Eva Correa Ahlo, 89, of Orange County, Calif., a retired elementary school teacher in Hawaii, died in Orange, Calif. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Hamilton Jr. and Ainsley, daughter Leila Hoopii, brother Theodore Correa, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Stephanie Suzanne Shimizu

Posted On May 5th, 2016 -

May 2, 2016
Stephanie Suzanne Shimizu, 55, of Waimea, Hawaii, an educational assistant and tutor at Waikoloa Elementary School, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Nashville, Tenn. She is survived by husband Mark and sister Melissa Ward. Celebration of life: Noon-5 p.m. May 9 at her home, 64-5183 Kalake St. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marie Amado

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April 14, 2016
Marie Amado, 80, of Las Vegas died in Las Vegas. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by sons Ken, Dave and Bill; daughters Beverly and Loddie; brothers Magno and Benny; sisters Gloria, Gergie and Barbara; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Las Vegas.

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Initaria Utuutuvanu

Posted On May 5th, 2016 -

April 27, 2016
Initaria “Kelia” Utuutuvanu, 61, of Honolulu, a Lee’s Roofing journeyman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Amanave, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Dorphy M.; sons Lawfin L. and Kimo O.; mother Aimeamiti Tanoai; brothers Paulo Utuutuvanu and George, Tautua, Donald and Dean Tanoai; sisters Arlene Soakai, Rose Ale, Selesitina Tanoai-Maka and Dale Tanoai; seven grand-children; and four great-grand-children. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 7 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie North Stake Center, back chapel, 55-630 Naniloa Loop. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Manuel Mercado Belles

Posted On May 5th, 2016 -

April 21, 2016

Manuel Mercado Belles, 84, of Ohio, a Marine Corps veteran, died in Fulton, Ohio. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Janet; daughters Debra B. Kagawa, Donna B. Hall, Terry Lauro and Janice and Sally Belles; brothers John and Marcos; sister Lupe Null; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 6 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Edward Trudell Borges

Posted On May 5th, 2016 -

April 30, 2016
Edward Trudell “Kauka” Borges, 72, of Honolulu, a truck driver and Hawaiian musician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Alameda, Calif. He is survived by daughters Tammie Lou, Tina Louise and Tracy Kawaiola; brother Michael; sisters Sharon Torres and Judy Wilks; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. May 10 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Donations suggested to Meals on Wheels. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Conzolacion Cabanlit and William Cabanlit Sr.

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March 31, 2016, and March 30, 2016
Conzolacion “Connie” Cabanlit, 85, and husband William “Willy” Cabanlit Sr., 97, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. She was a retiree from Long Drugs in Pearl City and was born in Aiea. He was a retiree from Naval Public Works Center and Naval Supply Center in Pearl Harbor, and was born in Waipahu. They are survived by sons William “Bill” Jr. and Jeffrey, daughter “Loke” Rose, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brother Artimeo Calizo and sister Sarah Pace. He is also survived by brother Narciso Lloren and sister Rosalia Harris. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. May 9 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. May 10 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gloria Arlette Canha

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April 16, 2016
Gloria Arlette “Sista” Canha, 84, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Social Services supervisor, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Byron, daughter Aldine Brown, hanai daughter Melani Noble, brother John Rodrigues Jr., a hanai grandchild and a hanai great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 10 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Scot Hitoshi Hamaguchi

Posted On May 4th, 2016 -

April 16, 2016
Scot Hitoshi Hamaguchi, 60, of Kaneohe died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Yoshiko and sisters Gwen Fujimoto, Lori Iwata and Patti Hamaguchi. Visitation: 4 p.m. May 9 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Buddhist services: 5 p.m. No flowers. No monetary donations. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Miguel M. Lagunte

Posted On May 4th, 2016 -

April 3, 2016
Miguel M. “Berto” Lagunte, 91, of Mililani died in Mililani. He was born in Rosales, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by son Albert; daughters Dora Garcia and Naty De Pietropaolo; brothers Francisco and Arneldo; sisters Rebecca, Inocencio and Dominga; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Henrietta Leilani Mahi

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April 17, 2016
Henrietta Leilani Mahi, 80, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu She is survived by husband Jacob, sons Jacob K. and Joseph K., mother Harriet Cavaco and brother Philip Cavaco. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 7 at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. May 9 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Bri Wilson Manuwai

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March 24, 2016
Bri Wilson Manuwai, 50, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James; sons James III and Kahee Manuwai, and Kai and Pii Wilson; daughters Kealohalani Manuwai and Kanani Wilson; mother Patricia Wilson; brothers Eric and Thomas Wilson; sister Wanda Wilson; and 11 grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Olimpia Maltezo Martinez

Posted On May 4th, 2016 -

April 13, 2016
Olimpia Maltezo Martinez, 87, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Kau Agribusines Co. factory worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Jones, Isabela, Phillippines. She is survived by husband Federico A. “Vicente,” sons Vicente M. Jr. and Danilo M., daughters Iluminda M. Domingo and Amalia M. Martinez, brother Antonio Maltezo, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. May 7 at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Teddy Maltezo Martinez

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April 8, 2016
Teddy Maltezo Martinez, 60, of Pahala, Hawaii, a Maui Hotel dishwasher, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Lubnac Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by father Federico A. “Vicente,” brothers Vicente M. Jr. and Danilo M., sisters Iluminda M. Domingo and Amalia M. Martinez, and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. May 7 at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rose Kam Ing Moorefield

Posted On May 4th, 2016 -

April 15, 2016
Rose Kam Ing Moorefield, 96, of Hauula died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Charles and Edward Hee, and sisters Emma Law and Bernice Yee. Private services.

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Mitchell Nacua

Posted On May 4th, 2016 -

April 24, 2016
Mitchelll Nacua, 66, of Kekaha, Kauai, a cook, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sisters Roselina Molique, Bernadette “Bernie” Nunes and Jolene Valente-Witt. Visitation and services: 10 a.m. May 6 at at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavilion.

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Janet H. Okazaki

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April 11, 2016
Janet H. Okazaki, 98, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Richard, daughter Eileen Hirota, brother David Segawa, sisters Harriet Kawaakoa and Alice Saiki, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 7 at Liliuokalani Protestant Church, 66-090 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ramona Vaiata Peili Pulusian

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April 4, 2016
Ramona Vaiata Peili Pulusian, 65, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. She is survived by son David Foumai; daughters Vaiata, Maylila and Alyssa Pulu; brothers Edgar and Edmund Pulu, and Malala McMoore; sister Ruby P. Popoali’i; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 7 at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral. Mass at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com.

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Billie Neal Baird

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April 21, 2016
Billie Neal Baird, also known as Billie-Mona Neal Baird, 85, of Honolulu, a Macy’s sales associate, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kilo, daughter Keri Fernandez, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. May 10 at Outrigger Canoe Club. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Augustine Caminos

Posted On May 4th, 2016 -

April 10, 2016
Augustine Caminos, also known as “Inting” and “Augie,” 75, of Haleiwa, a retiree from the Department of Education at Waialua High School, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother Guernaldo “Gale” and sisters Pacita Tolentino and Encarnation Gray. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. May 8 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. May 9 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Harriann E. Carvalho

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April 28, 2016
Harriann E. “Annie” Carvalho, 50, of Kauai died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Harrison Rita, brothers Irvharc D. and Rodglas G., and sisters Delsa S. and Georgiann. Celebration of life and potluck: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 7 at Anahola Beach Park. Donations suggested to Kauai Food Bank.

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Donald W. Dietz Sr.

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April 28, 2016
Donald W. Dietz Sr., 94, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Airlines pilot and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pocatella, Idaho. He is survived by son Donald Jr.; daughters Lynn Baugher, Dawn Wally, Chris Slye and Suzy Pomazon; brother Howard Jr.; sister Priscilla Hall; five grandchildren; and a greatgrandchild. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. May 5 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services at noon. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Robert Tsutomu Kubo

Posted On May 3rd, 2016 -

April 18, 2016
Robert Tsutomu “Bob” Kubo, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired Castle High School teacher and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eva E., sons Todd T. and Jason A., daughter Kellyn Okabe and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. May 9 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jesus Ramirez Mandac

Posted On May 3rd, 2016 -

April 30, 2016
Jesus Ramirez Mandac, 62, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Betty; son Ace; daughter Jehrish; brothers Hipolito and Diosdado; sisters Hortencia and Feliza Mandac, Verona Bulong, Cecilia Beltran and Myra Fabian; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. May 5 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Naehu Sr.

Posted On May 3rd, 2016 -

April 12, 2016
Robert Naehu Sr., 75, of Waianae, a retired roofer, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Robert Jr., Edwin, Stanford and Lopaka; daughters Diana Rosa, Lorrie-Ann Maluchnik and Rosetta Naehu; brother Louis; 21 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. May 7 at Maili Beach Park, across Farrington Highway from St. John’s Road in Maili.

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Ruth M.B. Asato

Posted On May 3rd, 2016 -

March 15, 2016
Ruth M.B. Asato, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of America loan processing department assistant vice president, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Minoru, son Randall R., caregiver Jill Asato, brother Eli Baba and two grandchildren. Private services.

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