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Amy K. Akau

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 6, 2013
Amy K. Akau, 85, of Kaimuki, a school bus driver and homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by sons Richard Jr., James, Maurice, Christopher and Patrick; daughters Christine and Corrine Akau, Catherine Pitre, Cynthia Calvey and Amy Somera; 22 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea, 4470 Aliikoa St., Honolulu. Services:noon. Burial:2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Charles K. Kahaunaele

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 10, 2013
Charles K. Kahaunaele, 90, of Waianae, a retired Sida Taxi Co. driver and retired Army master sergeant, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Keoho‘okalani W. and Charles T.P. Kahaunaele and Alan and Philip A. Jimenez; daughter Marleen U. Kahaunaele; brothers John Jensen and Eugene Kahaunaele; sisters Julina Lung, Elaine Aweau, Vivian Foster and LottyAnn Rowland; 19 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services:9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Wai-anae Chapel, 85-574 Plantation Road. Inurnment:11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alexander Palpallatoc

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 22, 2013
Alexander Palpallatoc, 84, of Honolulu, a retired computer aide at Fort Shafter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ulupalakua, Maui.He is survived by sons Michael, Shayne, Scott, Douglas, Ronald, Warren and Lionel; daughters Lorna Lualhati and Alicia Palpallatoc; brothers Paulino and Alfonso; sister Esmenina Blair; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples MemorialPark. Aloha attire. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mikala S. Anderson

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 12, 2013
Mikala S. “Kala” Anderson, 29, of Anahola, Kauai, a carpenter, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Jaylouise “Jali” Carlyle-Anderson, parents Thomas and Thomasina “T,” brother LurGuail Counts, and numerous stepbrothers and stepsisters. Celebration of life:Noon Saturday at the end of Lydgate Beach Park. Potluck gathering. Casual attire.

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Esther K. Kekuna

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 19, 2013
Esther K. Kekuna, 87, of Hilo, a retired licensed practical nurse for the former Hilo Hospital, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama. She was born in Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Earl and Lucas Jr., four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Committal services to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Abraham Kaihe Poai Sr.

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 17, 2013
Abraham Kaihe “Abe” Poai Sr., 68, of Hilo, a state of Hawaii Department of Transportation Highways Division employee and an Army and Army National Guard veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Abraham “Kaihe”Jr., Anthony “Awe” and Alvin “Kupili”; brothers Lawrence, George and Dennis; hanai brother Samuel Kawaha; sisters Rachel Hanohano, Eva Rowe, Mabel Iopa, Sybil M. Evans and Cathy Ann Simmons; and six grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:8 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lorraine M. Aranaydo

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

July 13, 2013
Lorraine M. Aranaydo, 68, of Kahului, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Steven Cayaba; daughters Laurie Cayaba and Louisa Palad; brothers Philemon, Gerald, Edward, Joseph, Harry and Leslie; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life:6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:7:30 p.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Mililani Cemetery. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Janice Ann Kerns

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 19, 2013
Janice Ann Kerns, 79, of Ewa Beach, a medical equipment technician, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Iowa. She is survived by husband Bryan D.; sons Bryan D. Jr., Gary and Robert; daughter Connie; sister Sharon Throckmorton; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Alan Somera

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 6, 2013
Robert Alan Somera, 51, of Ewa Beach, a Hosoi Garden Mortuary embalmer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carrie F., son Robert Jr., daughter Chalsea, mother Jacqueline L., brother Richard, sister Robyn and two grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Patrick Kaualani Asiu

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 23, 2013
Patrick Kaualani Asiu, 70, of Pearl City died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brothers Joseph and Francis “Sonny”and sister Elizabeth”Aoi” Alama. Committal services:10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences:www.leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Hatsuko Kikumoto

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

July 18, 2013
Hatsuko Kikumoto, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died inHonolulu. She was born in Ho-nolulu. She is survived by sons Edward, Ronald and Daniel; daughters Karen Nakayama and Kay Jellison; sisters Aiko Ichishita and Rose Onaka; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Ladislao Abraham Tacderan

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 18, 2013
Ladislao Abraham Tacderan, 75, of Wailuku, a retired Wailuku Agribusiness employee, died at home. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Kenneth; daughters Madeline Platiro and Maryjane Tacderan; brother Leonardo; sisters Solidad Calaycay, Gloria Tacderan, Augustina Bolante and Alberta Collado; and five grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at BorthwickNorman’s Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church in Wailuku. Mass:noon. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Fernando Visaya Bolosan

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

July 17, 2013
Fernando Visaya “Ando” Bolosan, 72, of Waipahu, a tractor operator, died in Waipahu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Segundina; daughters Digna Salvador and Ginalyn Alfonso; sisters Violeta Antonio, Alberta Madamba and Herminia Cacas; brother Javier Bolosan; and three grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Larry Kris Kimbell

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 13, 2013
LarryKris Kimbell, 55, of Eden Roc, Mountain View, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in New Haven, Conn. He is survived by mother Pamela; brothers Mark, Richard, Charles and Davis; sister Sherri; and grandparent Elaine McDavid. Celebration of life to be held today.

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Cecil Trent

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 19, 2013
Cecil “Howie” Trent, 48, of Honolulu, a retired driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by sons Jason and Jesse J., daughter WhitneyL., brothers Edward and James and sister Karen Laihipp. Private services.

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Ruth Sigrid Bornstein

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 20, 2013
Ruth Sigrid Bornstein, 81, of Waianae, a business owner, died. She was born in Cologne, Germany. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Wednesday at BorthwickMortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Veronica Leimomi Sinenci Lono

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

Aug. 15, 2013
Veronica Leimomi Sinenci “Tita” Lono, 63, of Hana, Maui, a former Hotel Hana Maui housekeeper, died at her daughter’s home in Wailuku. She was born in Hana. She is survived by husband Jerrymeyer; son Jerrymeyer “Moke” Jr.; daughter Jeronica “Lehua” Lono-Cloudy; hanai son Shane Sinenci; brothers Stephen, Francis, Pauly, Peter, Egot and Victor Sinenci; sister Angela Tavares; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kiyoe Tanioka

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 12, 2013
Kiyoe Tanioka, 96, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Harold; daughters Clara Hirota, Sandra Okubo and Gail Brady; brother Katsuro Hara; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leitufia Fitiausi

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

July 30, 2013
Leitufia “Lucky” Fitiausi, 69, of Waipahu, a former American Samoa federal government employee in the procurement division, died in Wahiawa. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife May; sons Leitufia L. Jr. and Lucas L.; daughters Sandra Fitiausi, Stephanie Fitiausi-Fung, Sylvia Fitiausi-Taufetee and Siniva Fitiausi-Cook; brothers Fiatagata and Toetu; sister Vasati; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No fa’asamoa (Samoan tradition).

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Paul T. Morita

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 14, 2013
Paul T. Morita, 49, of Mililani, a shipyard mechanic, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary De Brum; daughters Alexandra, Star and Emma; stepson Joachim Jr.; stepdaughters Stephanie, Victoria and Hokulani; mother Irene A. Fujimori; sisters Robin Jones and Allyn, Cheach and Karen; and a grandchild. No services.

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Robert Mun Kun Tom

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 2, 2013
Robert Mun Kun Tom, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired Barbers Point aviation-training device manager, Hawaii Chinese History Center secretary and an Army Air Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Steven and Jeffrey, brothers Arlon M. Fong and Kenneth M.S. Tom, sister Vivian H.T. and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Natsuyo Hayase

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 15, 2013
Natsuyo Hayase, 101, of Wailuku, proprietor of Hale Pua O Maui in Wailuku and Kahului, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Chester, Jack and Melvin; daughters Joan Nishino, Trudy Akamine and Carolyn Hozaki; sisters Thelma Kondo and Esther Ueki; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Burial at a later date. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Ronald Patrocinio

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

July 19, 2013
Ronald “Pua” Patrocinio, 58, of San Francisco, a medical administration employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Joseph, Robert and Richard; and sisters Patsy Kam, Margaret Cadiente, Dorothy Pearson, Ethel Quiban and Maria Silva. Private celebration of life. Additional services in San Francisco.

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Michael Joseph Tong

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 5, 2013
Michael Joseph Tong, 63, of Honolulu, a truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by daughter Jacquelyn K.; brother Dennis; sisters Linda Ching Tong, Caroldine Tong and Marilyn Inn; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Walter Hiroshi Inouye

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 3, 2013
Walter Hiroshi Inouye, 85, of Kaneohe died in Waipahu. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Helen S.; son Neil; daughters Juli Torigoe, Jill Inouye, Carol Jardon and Sharon Kalahiki; brothers Roy and Alan; sisters Helen Horikawa, Miki Okamura and Janet Shimonishi; and six grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Julia Anne Rosekrans

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 17, 2013
Julia Anne Rosekrans, 67, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a former pediatric emergency physician who was involved with book design and DVD production for Na Wai Iwi Ola Foundation, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Greene, N.Y. She is survived by husband Alvis Upitis, son Zachary Perlman, daughter Laura Scott, stepson Dris Upitis, stepdaughter Alise Upitis, mother Mary E., brother John, sister Joanna Elmore and hanai sister Mary I. Katsibas. Visitation: noon Aug. 31 at Kona Outdoor Circle. Services: 12:30 p.m. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sept. 1 at Pu’uhonua O Honaunau. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hope Lodge Hawaii. Visit hopelodgehawaii.org.

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Masayoshi Charles Tsuchiyama

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 21, 2013
Masayoshi Charles Tsuchi-yama, 86, of Honolulu, a retired taxi driver, died in Aiea. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Bryson, Thomas T. and Gary; daughter Bettina Pearce; brothers James and Wilbert; sisters Alice Simpson, Violet Yoshimura and Dora Yamauchi; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

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Chieko M. Itokazu

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 10, 2013
Chieko M. Itokazu, 90, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son David Jr.; daughters Sharon Masuoka, Donna Kunihiro, Winona Uyehara and Cristine Cox; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dexter Takuji Saito

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 7, 2013
Dexter Takuji Saito, 68, of Wahiawa, a retired self-employed painter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda, son Ryan, daughter Tracie and a grandchild. Private services.

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Phyllis Q. Yee

Posted On August 24th, 2013 -

Aug. 15, 2013
Phyllis Q. Yee, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery benefits supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joe, son Joseph II, daughters JoAnne Kegley and Joycelyn Kim and eight grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Sept. 5 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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