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Geraldine Bernadette Mahelona

Posted On September 12th, 2015 -

Aug. 15, 2015
Geraldine Bernadette Mahelona, 68, of Kaneohe, a bakery manager of the Geary and Webster branch of Safeway in San Francisco, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Sterling and David, daughters Valarie and Gina, 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Services: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Darrell Clifton Allison

Posted On September 12th, 2015 -

Sept. 5, 2015
Dr. Darrell Clifton Allison, 74, of Honolulu, a doctor of veterinary medicine and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Woodward, Okla. He is survived by wife Jean, stepson Plato Hsieh, brother Dr. Neil M. and sister Kay Lochman. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leonard L. Maka

Posted On September 12th, 2015 -

Aug. 22, 2015
Leonard L. Maka, 87, of Las Vegas, formerly of Oahu, a retired electrician, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughters Roxanne Sabado, Renee Barretto and Laurie Moreno; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services in Las Vegas. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Fermina Manuel Andres

Posted On September 12th, 2015 -

Aug. 11, 2015
Fermina Manuel Andres, 86, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Cabatuan, Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jesus C. and Gino, daughter Norma Cauilan, sister Dionisia Santos, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Crusaders of the Divine Church of Christ, 569 California Ave., Wahiawa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jessie Leimomi Mendoza

Posted On September 12th, 2015 -

Aug. 29, 2015
Jessie Leimomi Mendoza, 49, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a food preparation worker for numerous restaurants, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Clarence Kekaula; son Jordan; daughter Melanie Silva; mother Katherine; brother Reno; sisters Colleen Rezentes, Jennifer Omija and Rachel Gouveia-Silva; stepmother Nadine Austin; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Eileen Tabios Barreno

Posted On September 12th, 2015 -

Aug. 6, 2015
Eileen Tabios Barreno, 55, of Honolulu, a senior clerk for the state Judiciary, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Kleer S., son Tylor Tabios, daughter Kayleen and sister Elizabeth Tabios. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dale Thomas Ninen

Posted On September 12th, 2015 -

Sept. 3, 2015
Dale Thomas Ninen, 79, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, proprietor of Mr. Plant Man Plant Maintenance, died at home. He was born in Cloquet, Minn. He is survived by companion Dorothy Saxby, son Michael, daughter Ann Smith, sisters Gale Reynolds and Joyce Ninen, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Condo- lences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Mary Ruth Pang Chun

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 26, 2015
Mary Ruth Pang Chun, 82, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Battle Creek, Mich. She is survived by husband Clyde Y.M., sons Mark C. and Cyrus C., daughter Lottie H., brothers Douglas S. and Cedric Pang, sister Melissa P. Nikaido and four grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to pancan.org. Condolences: oahumortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Henry Francis Dolera

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 29, 2015
Henry Francis Dolera, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Kalihi and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Keahua, Maui. He is survived by sons Nyle and Lance; daughter Lisa Uemoto; brothers Andy and Joseph; sisters Julianne Ebright, Roseline Monis, Theresa Idowu and Seyaldo Ecolastica; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane-ohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Cecilia G. Fiesta

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 17, 2015
Cecilia G. Fiesta, 43, of Hono- lulu, a Tripler Army Medical Center housekeeper, will be remembered in services 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Island Family Christian Church, Salt Lake. She died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by father Hilario Galiza, daughters Kristelyn and Mikaela Galiza, brothers Jose and Eduardo Galiza, and sisters Marcelina Macadangdang and Janet Galiza. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Satono Hayashibara

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Aug. 24, 2015
Satono Hayashibara, 106, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laie. She is survived by sons Lawrence T. and Kenneth H., daughter Alice M. Yamanaka, sister Tokiko Yonemoto, seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Misayo Higa

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 14, 2015
Misayo Higa, 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roy T., daughter Evelyn A. Naka- yama, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Florence Chisato Inouye

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 21, 2015
Florence Chisato Inouye, 97, of Mililani, a retired seamstress for Liberty House and McInerny, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Glenn Y. and Roy T., sister Judith Tamagawa, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Josephine Kaenaokalani Kelai Kahalewale

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 19, 2015
Josephine Kaenaokalani Kelai Kahalewale, 88, of Honolulu, a state Department of Health personnel technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John M.; daughters Jo-Greta M. Ramos, Jo-Ann K. Unga and Jill K. Kahalewale; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Masaichi Kaneshiro

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

July 13, 2015
Masaichi Kaneshiro, 94, of Kaimuki, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. automotive supervisor, died in Kaimuki. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Mitsue, sons Steven and David, daughters Sally Murata and Karen Kaneshiro, brother Masao, sister Lillian Yep, 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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David F. Manchester

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 18, 2015
David F. Manchester, 69, of Mililani, a retired Air Force major, died in Mililani. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y. He is survived by wife Theodora, son Jackson, daughter Melissa Frank, brother Dennis and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary, Waipio-makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Arthur Whan Park

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Sept. 7, 2015
Arthur Whan Park, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration electronic technician supervisor, retired University of Hawaii Cancer Center engineer and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Fairview, Ore. He is survived by wife Bessie, son Collin, daughters Inga P. Okuna and Donna P. Choy, sister Marie P. Fujii, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Korean Christian Church, 1832 Liliha St. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii Cancer Research Center. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Winifred Manai Chartrand Pestana

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Sept. 3, 2015
Winifred Manai Chartrand Pestana, 73, of Mililani, owner of Cable Controls Inc., died in Mililani. She was born in Waikane. She is survived by son James S.K., daughter Lee Ann M. Satele, sisters Ann Brumaghim and Mary Villanueva, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at the Sand Island boat ramp, 10 Sand Island Parkway, Honolulu. Celebration of life at noon. Casual attire.

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Clayton Ikaika Souza-Kong

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Sept. 2, 2015
Clayton Ikaika Souza-Kong, 21, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a fencing construction worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by father Denton K. Souza; mother Marvelyn I. Surls; brothers Brion L. Kim Jr., Johnny K.L. Surls, Alden and Johnny K. Souza-Holloway, and Denton K. Henderson; sisters Tammy I. Ramirez and Edwina K. Surls; stepbrothers Jakko and Jenno Tesoro, and Jedwin Tesoro-Montero; and stepsisters Jezzlyn Tesoro and Jaydi and Jeada Tesoro-Montero. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary Crematory. Casual attire.

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Nathan Ali’i Hekili Walker

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 26, 2015
Nathan Ali’i Hekili “Nate” Walker, 47, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui Community Correctional Center adult corrections officer, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debbie T.; sons Joshua Rodby- Tomas and Justin, Jonah and Jayden Walker; daughter Jessica; mother Davelyn; brothers Clayton and Gentry Kauwe; and sister Lorrie Kauwe. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to a memorial fund for Nathan Walker, care of Bank of Hawaii.

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Melvin Charles Ah Sing

Posted On September 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 26, 2015
Melvin Charles Ah Sing, 79, of Hilo, a Hawaii County traffic and safety foreman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Audrey; son Charles; daughter Mary Nani Spies; brothers Ray and Walter; sisters Rosemarie Ciaramitaro, Agnes Ah Sing and Betty Lou Melanson; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Maria Justo Lai-Ing

Posted On September 10th, 2015 -

Sept. 3, 2015
Maria Justo Lao-Ing, 94, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired seasonal farmworker and homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in La Union, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Mary Asio, Erlinda Lucero and Flor Justo Lao-Ing; 15 grandchildren; and 29 great- grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Roxane Roberta Vierra Lopez

Posted On September 10th, 2015 -

Aug. 30, 2015
Roxane Roberta Vierra Lopez, 54, of Kapolei, a bank manager and an Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Adam Vierra; stepson Joseph Vierra; father August Sr.; stepmother Bertha; brothers Greg, August Jr., James and Kawika; and sisters Gloria and Chante. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Wahiawa Olive United Methodist Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Felix Lorenzo

Posted On September 10th, 2015 -

Aug. 15, 2015
Felix “Jr.” Lorenzo, 66, of Wahiawa, a Navy veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Jason F.; daughters Angelina Lorenzo, Jodie L.L. Bruhn, Jerri A. Reaves and Jamie F.K. Thornton; brothers Stephen Lorenzo and Larry Delos Santos; sisters Rebecca Park, Rachel Ganigan, Crescenciana Kessler, Gertrude Lorenzo and Garri, Zenna and Zelda Delos Santos; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Edward Kaakua Medeiros Sr.

Posted On September 10th, 2015 -

Aug. 24, 2015
Edward Kaakua “Eddie” Medeiros Sr., 87, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, administrator and counselor at Saint Louis School, and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cecile S. “Chili”; sons Edward K. “Buster” Jr. and Matthew K. “Matt” Medeiros, and Andrew “Keoki” Kanae; daughters Arlene N. Anternorcruz, Roslyn K. “Roz” Pahia, Maria K. Anderson and Cecile K. “Ceci” VanWyk; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great- grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net.

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Hiroko Nakamatsu

Posted On September 10th, 2015 -

Aug. 7, 2015
Hiroko Nakamatsu, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in a care home in Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Gerald, Joey and Russell; daughter Lani Aguinaldo; caregivers Esmeralda and Ronald Miyazaki; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Rory Liana Maile Nono

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July 21, 2015
Rory Liana Maile Nono, infant daughter of Rogellio “Roger” and Cherisse of Waipahu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brothers Colton and Colin. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Arata Oda

Posted On September 10th, 2015 -

Aug. 13, 2015
Arata Oda, 92, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Lihue Sugar Plantation supervisor, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Kapaia, Kauai. He is survived by two sons, a daughter, a sister, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Gerald Wilder Alaibilla

Posted On September 10th, 2015 -

Sept. 3, 2015
Gerald Wilder Alaibilla, 67, of Kapaa, Kauai, a store manager for Kapaa Big Save Market and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pamela; sons Gerald S., Kele and Jose J.; daughter Precious Garma; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 19 at Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.

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Nancy O. Okuma

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Aug. 16, 2015
Nancy O. Okuma, 98, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Shafter Doughnut Shop, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughters Joyce Madamba, Kathleen Young and Pamela Ono; brother Earl Teruya; sister Patsy Nakama; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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