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Shigeko Matsuda

Posted On December 9th, 2013 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Shigeko Matsuda, 97, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kipapa. She is survived by sons Albert and Edwin, daughter Dorothy Kansako, sister Keeko Takasaki, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Arlene Kailani Miranda

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Nov. 15, 2013
Arlene Kailani Miranda, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. warehouse attendant, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William H. Jr., Walters K., Wade K. and Wendell K.; daughter Willene H. Lono; brother Robert K. Eli; sister Leona P. Low; many grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rick Clayton Brown

Posted On December 9th, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Rick Clayton Brown, 50, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a carpenter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Burbank, Calif. He is survived by wife Emi; mother Judy Harrison; brothers Scott, Ronald and Michael; and sister Shari Lindenberg. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 16 at Mokuaikaua Church in Kailua-Kona. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Peter Nakamura

Posted On December 9th, 2013 -

Nov. 25, 2013
Peter Nakamura, 60, of Kapaa, Kauai, a County of Kauai long-range planner, died in Kapaa, Kauai. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Doris and brothers Kent and Galen. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Kapaa, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Theone Keam Yung Chock

Posted On December 9th, 2013 -

Dec. 1, 2013
Theone Keam Yung Chock, 61, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools physical education teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband John Sabel III, sons John IV and Luke Tan Sabel, mother Laura and brothers Terrill, Lorrin and Kyle. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Elizabeth Kamakakaheaokalani Naone

Posted On December 9th, 2013 -

Nov. 21, 2013
Elizabeth Kamakakaheaokalani Naone, 58, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Daniel N. Kapea Jr. and sister Elaine M. Karratti. Services and celebration of life noon Saturday at 89-225 Pililaau Ave., Waianae.

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Deborah Natividad

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 26, 2013
Deborah “Debbie” Natividad, 52, of Honolulu died in Liliha Health Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by companion Albert Young; sons Albert and Matthew A.; brother Patrick; and sisters Estralita Bassett, Melva Natividad and Rebecca Cabunoc. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Josefina Mariano Andres

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Josefina Mariano Andres, 88, of Lahaina, a retired launderer for First Hawaiian Laundry, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rubie, Rodrigo, Ben, Roulie and Danilo; daughter Enriqueta Palacio; brother Clemente Mariano; 27 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Night wake: 6 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Laura Mieko Ogino

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 13, 2013
Laura Mieko Ogino, 90, of Waimanalo, a registered nurse for Kaiser Medical Center, died in Sacramento, Calif. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Gail and Naomi, brother William Takahashi and a grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Dec. 16 at HawaiiState Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to the Kailua Hongwanji Mission Building Fund, 268A Kuulei Road, Kailua, HI 96734. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mary Malia Kelewai Bernard

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Dec. 2, 2013
Mary Malia Kelewai Bernard, 55, of Honolulu, a special needs caregiver, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Temehani Bernard-Garcia, brother Alvin, and sisters Valerie Bernard and Robinette-Joe White. Scattering of ashes: noon today at Kaaawa Beach Park.

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Fumie Shinyama

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Dec. 2, 2013
Fumie Shinyama, 85, of Wailuku, a retired sales clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Neal, daughter Cheryl Kohagura, sister Kikue Nishie, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Barbara Nancy Abreu Clark

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Dec. 2, 2013
Barbara Nancy Abreu Clark, 70, of Kapolei, general manager of Elite Limousine, died in Aiea. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Tom Silva; son Brian E. Silva; daughters Jamie Barut, Charlene and Francine Stevens, and Toni Travis; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Neal S. Blaisdell Pikake Room. Services: 6 p.m.

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Frederick Takaki

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Frederick “Fred” Takaki, 77, of Mililani, a retired accountant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Carl; and sisters Blanche Devney, Eleanor Yee and Elaine Kakigi. Private services.

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Robert Edward Garrett

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Dec. 2, 2013
Robert Edward Garrett, 63, of Makawao, Maui, a computer programmer for Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co., died at home. He was born in La Jolla, Calif. He is survived by wife Bridget; sons Keegan, Brandon and Bryce; and brother Barry. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at BallardFamily Mortuary. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Melvin Toku Teruya

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 20, 2013
Melvin Toku “Mel” Teruya, 66, of Honolulu, owner of Honolulu Electronics, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Geri N., daughter Kim M. Baxter, mother Lillian K., brother Tom T. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Gwendolyn Higa

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Dec. 1, 2013
Gwendolyn Higa, 61, of Wailuku, an office employee at Service Rentals & Supplies, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Glen, sons Brent and Rusty, mother Betty Oura and brother Michael Oura. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mary Kam Lin Tim

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Mary Kam Lin Tim, 88, of Honolulu, a visitor industry retiree, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alvin and Mervin Chun, daughters Vera Clauder and Alexa Tim, stepson Letwell, sister Henrietta Goo, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nancy S. Isobe

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Nancy S. Isobe, 53, of Wailuku, an office clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by husband Clayton, sons Eldon and Jaydon, mother Naoko Seegmiller and sister Mary Krueger. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Rocky Lewis Watson Sr.

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 12, 2013
Rocky Lewis Watson Sr., 52, of Kaneohe, a retired electrician, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Jerilani Olds; sons Rocky Watson Jr., and Hinano and Nick Olds; daughters Tina Watson Phillips and Pilialoha Lau; brothers Dado, Albert and Paul Santos, and Boy and Dean Watson; sisters Doreen Bright, Nora and Nadine Santos, and Ehulani Hau; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kualoa Beach Park. Private scattering of ashes. Lei welcome.

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Damien Kaleo Kaina Sr.

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Damien Kaleo Kaina Sr., 60, of Hana, Maui, died at home. He was born in Hana. He is survived by sons Damien K. Jr., Joseph, Frank I., Patrick K. and Edward; daughter Tamara K. Smith-Kaukini; brothers Joseph “Blondy” and Kepano; sisters Laia Kanana and Mary Medeiros; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.


Oct. 4, 2013
Kevin Bradley Kau, 51, of Honolulu, a landscaper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by sonDavid; stepsons Puunui, Hoopono and Kealii Wong; stepdaughter Kahiau Wong; mother Cherryll; brothers Derrick and Drake; sister Krystal Hammer; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Micheal Edward Yasui

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 9, 2013
Micheal Edward Yasui, 65, of Pearl City, owner of Frame Masters, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jacquelyn K., son Andrew E., daughters Shannyn K. and Vanessa K., brother Daniel Y., sisters Patricia M. Teeuw and Dianne N. Ishida, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Juanita Pascua Lagazo Labuguen

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Juanita Pascua Lagazo “Aning” Labuguen, 85, of Lihue, a retired nursing supervisor at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital and an obstetrics/gynecology nurse at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Moises, Bennett and Florante; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Mass to follow. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

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Robert Wai Tong Yuen

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Oct. 19, 2013
Robert Wai Tong Yuen, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired system test engineer for Lockheed Martin and an Army veteran, died in San Jose, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla; son Mike; daughters Carolyn Chu, Annette Fiske and Adele Yuen; and two grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Dec. 27 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Family and friends requested to defer respects to celebration of life after services.

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Richard Keli’inui Chung Leong

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 21, 2013
Richard Keli’inui Chung “Dicky” Leong, 79, of Kula, Maui, died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Rick “Keli’i” Jr. and Curt; daughters Leola, Lavid and Tanya Leong, Lititia Carreira and Lavel Brito; 29 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Haiku Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1550 Kokomo Road, Makawao. Services: 3 p.m. Condolences may be sent to 419 Pueo Drive, Kula, HI 96790 or ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Amy Eiko Nakasone

Posted On December 8th, 2013 -

Nov. 24, 2013
Amy Eiko Nakasone, 64, of Mililani, a retired accountant, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Walter M., daughters Jan Y. Nakasone and Caroline E. Kim, brothers Jackson and Terry Miyagawa, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Stanley Sumio Kawabata

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Dec. 4, 2013
Stanley Sumio Kawabata, 86, of Waimanalo, a self-employed banana farmer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Perry S. and Ronald S., daughters Sharon S. and Faye A., brothers James S. and Harry K., and sisters Gloria T. Ajifu and Helen A. Starnes. Visitation: noon Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Sonya M. Badayos

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 10, 2013
Sonya M. Badayos, 61, of Waianae, a hairdresser and caregiver, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Marlon and sisters Margaret and Pauline Badayos, Valentina Ahoi, Helen Bolton, Sally Mohika, Haunani Orsillo and Lois Rapoza. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: 8:30 a.m. Dec. 14 at Pokai Bay, near canoe hale. Flowers welcome. No wreaths.

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Randal Kong

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 5, 2013
Randal Kong, 58, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Pacific University administrator, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathleen M.; parents Robert K.K. and Sybil T.M.; brothers Alan, Kevin and Adin; and sister Lynne Campbell. Visitation: 3 p.m. Dec. 14 at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Alfred Berdon

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 14, 2013
Alfred Berdon, 84, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired boat builder, died at home. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Bernice; son Alfred Jr.; daughters Leo Akau, Valerie Berdon, Charmaine Phillips and Corinne Weller; brothers George and Ronald Berdon, and Kenneth Demaya; sisters Helen Kauhi, Lorraine Kaono, Rose Spencer and Leonora Wright; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at the family residence, 64-1040 Hiiaka St., Kamuela. Services: 5:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Dec. 14 at St. James Episcopal Church. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Gerald Michael Lange

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Gerald Michael “Jerry” Lange, 80, of Kailua-Kona, a Navy electronics technician and employee for General Electric and Siemens Electronics, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Charlene; son Mark; daughters Cindy L. Guilfoyle, and Diana and Mary Jane Lange; stepson Shanen Tasaka; stepdaughter Arris Ragan; five grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Dec. 14 at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club, Honokohau Harbor. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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