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Norman Yuke Farr Kong

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July 15, 2016
Norman Yuke Farr Kong, 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice; son Nathan; daughters Barbara Cleland, Debra Oshiro and Lynette McMahon; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 11 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Chee King Louie

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July 19, 2016
Chee King Louie, 86, of Honolulu, owner of Moon Garden Chop Suey in Wahiawa, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by son Steven; daughters Jennifer Feng, Marcie Lui, Sheri Wong and Rachel and Anna Louie; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services to follow. Burial: 1 p.m. at Manoa Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Nancy Natsue Oshiro

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July 18, 2016
Nancy Natsue “Nuts” Oshiro, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Telephone directory assistance operator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gregory, Garrick, Glenn, Grant, Gordon, Geno and George; sister Margaret Tsuruda; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Darlene V. Paaluhi

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July 29, 2016
Darlene V. Paaluhi, 68, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, a retired Kalanianaole Elementary School teacher, died at home. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Edwin; sons Scott, Kapai, Weston and Shayne; daughters Kelli and Sariah; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services and burial: 9 a.m. Aug. 15 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Dennis Daniel Kalani Ryan

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Aug. 3, 2016
Dennis Daniel Kalani Ryan, 50, of Makakilo died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Brenda L.; daughters Tori, Taylor and Tabitha; parents Dennis and Carol; brothers Daniel and Enrique; sister Mercedes Laquion; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Aug. 13 at Sacred Hearts Church of Waianae. Services: 1:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Maili Beach Park. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Nel Leslie Kalakawa Avilla

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Aug. 1, 2016
Nel “Nelson” Leslie Kalakawa Avilla, 62, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Georgia; sons Kekoa and Lionel; daughters Malia Ann and Pele; sisters Ruby Pepper, Damiana Parks, Camille Medeiros, Corinna Avilla and Gigi Livsey; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 13 at Ka Hale Hoano o ke Akua, 1760 Nalani St. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sharron Leigh Ehnes

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July 29, 2016
Sharron Leigh Ehnes, 70, of Aiea, a registered nurse manager at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, died in Westfield, Iowa. She was born in Indiana. She is survived by son Marc, daughters Jennifer Salima and Theresa Studley, brother Steven Knapp and eight grandchildren. Services to be held in Hawaii at a later date.

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Colbert Sunao Sasano

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Aug. 2, 2016
Colbert Sunao “Cole” Sasano, 84, of Honolulu, a retired state abstractor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hee Won; sons Daryl, Derek and Michael; daughter Debra “Debbie” Tasaka; stepson Danny Kitagawa; brother Clifford; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Toshio Hashimoto

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July 26, 2016
Toshio Hashimoto, 86, of Hilo, a fish cutter for Suisan Fish Market, died at home. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Shigeo and sister Ruriko Hatanaka. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Toshitaro Sekiya

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July 31, 2016
Toshitaro Sekiya, 101, of Honolulu, co-owner of I. Oki Import, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Claire M. Yamashita and brother Yusuke. Private services.

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Fely Bolosan Sagisi Hidalgo

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July 19, 2016
Fely Bolosan Sagisi Hidalgo, 90, of Honolulu, a care home operator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Philippines. She is survived by husband Dino, sons Rey Hidalgo and Eddie Cadiz, brothers Jose and Ralph Sagisi, sister Jane Eugenio, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at Full Gospel Temple, 2464 N. School St. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Antone Souza

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July 26, 2016
Antone “Tony” Souza, 84, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by brother Edward, sister Gertrude Johnson, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Service information to be announced at a later date. For information, call 345-6143.

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Mildred Suzuki

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June 10, 2016
Mildred “Miyuki” Suzuki, 95, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Martin, Kenneth and Stanley; daughter Sharon; brothers Hiroyuki, Takumi and Takao Ito; sister Harumi Ito; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 14 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary printed Friday.

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Susan Jeanne Hughes

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July 27, 2016
Susan Jeanne Hughes, 64, of Kailua died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by husband Robert, brother John Erickson and sister Vickie Dash. No services.

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Frances M. Watamoto

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June 14, 2016
Frances M. Watamoto, 96, of Aiea died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by sister Jane Shima. Private services.

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Horace Carlock Kaapuwai

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June 11, 2016
Horace Carlock Kaapuwai, 74, of Ewa Beach, a retired supervisor for the state Highways Division, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Juliana “Tootsie”; sons Horace and Howard Gray, and Hunter Kaapuwai and Christian “Masa” Borges; daughters Hope Gray, Holly Boyce, Mona Borges and Kylie and Rain Kaapuwai; brothers Milton Shon and George Dole; sisters Daryle Viela and Emma Mendoza; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Lei welcome.

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Richard Yasuto Kuwada

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June 21, 2016
Richard Yasuto Kuwada, 89, of Kailua- Kona, owner and operator of Pacific Container and an Army veteran, died on Hawaii island. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Mark, James and Tad; sister Nobue Ching; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Richard Hideo Nagamine

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July 2, 2016
Richard Hideo Nagamine, 81, of Aiea, an Air Force veteran and a retired electrician for the state of Hawaii, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by daughters Michele Ogata and Christine Gardner, and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Aug. 14 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gary L. Nantkes

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July 24, 2016
Gary L. Nantkes, 81, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran and the manager of Shriners Beach Club, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Columbus, Neb. He is survived by wife Janice and daughter Jayne. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1611 Kewalo St. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the Scottish Rite for Children and/or Shriners Hospital for Children, Transportation Fund.

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Roy Isamu Aoki

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June 28, 2016
Roy Isamu Aoki, 82, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and a retired Department of Defense property and fiscal logistics officer, died in Hale Malamalama. He was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Helen N., son Dean, daughter Sharlene Oshiro and sisters Jane Okuhara and Betty Shiotani. Private services.

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Carl Tatsuo Sakata

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July 24, 2016
Carl Tatsuo Sakata, 88, of Kailua, a retired state Department of Education budget analyst and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean; son Michael; daughters Nancy Chiu, Carrie Matsukawa and Jamie Young; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 15 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Hideo Higa

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June 28, 2016
Hideo Higa, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Pepsi-Cola franchise bottler and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, L Company, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Lester, Robert and Frederic; daughter Kathryn H. Hansche; brothers Sadao and Yoshio; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Priscilla May Cortez

Posted On August 7th, 2016 -

July 3, 2016
Priscilla May Cortez, 61, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Xavier Cortez and George Santos; daughter Chanelle Santos; brother Benjamin Jr.; sisters Evelyn Norbriga, Caroline Blakely, Susan Gattis and Sandra Santos; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Aug. 7 at Onekahaha Beach Park, pavilion #2. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Clifford Augustine Pimentel

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July 25, 2016
Clifford Augustine “Sabong” Pimentel, 82, of Haiku, Maui, a retired mechanic and boiler man in the Maui Land and Pineapple by-product department, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Clarita E., son Baron M., daughter Karen Vierra, hanai son Alvin Kalaau, sisters Evelyn Sardinha and Harriet Pimentel, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 10 at Christ the King Church, Kahului. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Genevieve Bertlemann Cran

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July 14, 2016
Genevieve Bertlemann Cran, 87, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired secretary for the federal government and co-owner of Kapapala Ranch in Kau, died at home. She was born in Kealakekua-Kona. She is survived by son John G. Jr., daughter Lani Petrie, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 13 at Kapapala Ranch. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

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Jane Chiyoko Sakamoto

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July 8, 2016
Jane Chiyoko Sakamoto, 92, of Honolulu died. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Galen, daughter-in-law Marsha and brother Glen. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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John Cruz

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July 10, 2016
John “Chico” Cruz, 76, of Maui, self-employed, died. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by daughter Consuela Newton, brothers Frank and Michael, sisters Emily Torres and Eva Cruz and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Kahului Salvation Army, 45 Kamehameha Ave., Kahului. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Melvin Bautista Santos

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July 25, 2016
Melvin Bautista “Inong” Santos, 24, of Kahului, a chef at Wow Wee Maui’s Kava Bar and Grill in Kahului, died. He was born in Pedro L. Quines, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by companion Apple G. Solis, son Jestin Bryce Solis, parents Bonifacio and Levita, brothers Romnick and Crispin and sister Irene S. Rinen. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 10 at Norman’s Mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 11 at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Collins Lee Faifai

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July 19, 2016
Collins Lee “Buster” Faifai, 54, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a chef at Koele Lodge on Lanai and at Hilton Waikoloa Village, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Melvina Rodrigues and Leihua Lopez. Celebration of life: Noon Aug. 13 at Samuel M. Spencer Beach Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Carlito Kazuo Flores

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July 30, 2016
Carlito Kazuo Flores, 89, of Lahaina died at home. He was born in Olowalu, Maui. He is survived by sons Carlton Lee; daughters Carlene and Carol Jackson; brother Manuel “Boy”; sisters Asaye Nishimoto, Florence “Yaeko” Oliveira and Lucille “Hachan” Lee; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Aug. 15 at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

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