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Katharine E. Clifford

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 8, 2015
Katharine E. “Kathy” Clifford, 72, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Michael P. “Mike,” daughters Diana M. Allen and Pamela T. “Pam” Jenkins, brother Thomas L. “Tom” Kling, sister Pio Humphreys and four grandchildren. Services pending. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society of Hawaii or St. Francis Hospice.

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Frederick Sueki Murashima

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 19, 2015
Frederick Sueki Murashima, 89, of Kailua, a retired groundskeeper with the state Department of Land and Natural Resources and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla “Pat,” daughters Debbie Hee and Carrie Wakai, sister Frances Nitta and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Maggie Consejo

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 2, 2015
Maggie Consejo, 81, of Wai-anae, a housekeeper, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by brother Diego. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. July 24 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Agnes Sumiko Nakasu

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 5, 2015
Agnes Sumiko Nakasu, 98, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Glory Inn and Saimin Bowl, and former Royal Hawaiian Hotel greeter, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Barbara Y. Kumura and Gayle K. Nakasu, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Muoi Duong

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 2, 2015
Muoi Duong, 89, of Honolulu, a chef, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in China. She is survived by daughter Sou Lin Sung and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1:30 p.m. at Hsu Yun Buddhist Temple. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. No monetary offerings. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mary E. Pacol

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 8, 2015
Mary E. Pacol, 94, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy Exchange accounting clerk, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Gloria Jean Soares, Joan Carol Chaves and Loretta Dulay; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Mabel Kikue Fujimoto

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 26, 2015
Mabel Kikue Fujimoto, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Miyamoto Jewelers salesclerk, died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Linda Kalua and Amy Harano, sister Mildred Sumida, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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George Palakiko Pau Sr.

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 17, 2015
George Palakiko Pau Sr., 75, of Waianae, a retired construction laborer for Ben Hayashi Construction Co., died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla; son George “Keoki” Jr.; daughters Lisa Pau and Anela Pau-Oshiro; brothers Ah Sun Amoe and William “Kimo” Havens; sisters Rebecca “Kaeha” Kekoa, Gloria Enriquez, Joyce Suzuki and Donna Vosburgh; stepsisters Donna Rose Knight and Shari-Lyn Antonio; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services held. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Thomas Koji Fujioka

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 6, 2015
Thomas Koji Fujioka, 70, of Honolulu, a U.S. Postal Service Waikiki Post Office supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susan, son Derek A. Mori, daughter Ranee M. Mori, brothers Ralph S. and Steven T., and a grandchild. Private services.

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William L. Schulz

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 25, 2015
William L. Schulz, 86, of Kaneohe, a Trans World Airlines pilot and captain, and a Navy aviator who served in the Korean War, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Sioux City, Iowa. He is survived by companion Winifred Smith, son Thomas W. and daughter Kathryn D. Griffin. No services.

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Lotus Arbutus Heltz

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 1, 2015
Lotus Arbutus Heltz, 72, of Waipahu, a payroll technician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Michael W.; sons Patrick L. Hamlow and Michael F. Heltz; daughters Patricia M. Jacks, Laurie J. Owens and Frances K. Simmons; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kehaulani Mareva Tahauri

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 5, 2015
Kehaulani Mareva Tahauri, 38, of Hauula, a caregiver and entertainer, died. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Mareko “Mark” Taosoga-Tahauri, daughter Paula J. Taosoga-Tahauri, brothers Mike and Ricardo, sisters Heitiare and Sylvana, and grandparent Monique. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services at noon. Reception to follow. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Kei Hirano

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 20, 2015
Kei Hirano, 84, of Kauai, a Circuit Court judge and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Kailua. He was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jessie M., son Todd Y., daughter Sharyl J., two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Itsuko Terri-Tsuchida

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 11, 2015
Itsuko Terri-Tsuchida, 84, of Honolulu, a retired manager at Maui Divers Jewelry, Sea Life Park store, died in Honolulu. She was born in Mie-Ken, Gifu, Japan. She is survived by husband Herb Terri, daughter Lacene Hirst and brothers Masaru Nobuyuki and Itsuo Tsuchida. Private services.

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Everett Cecil Hullum Jr.

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 12, 2015
Everett Cecil Hullum Jr., 73, of Princeville, Kauai, a journalist in Atlanta, died at home. He was born in Mississippi. He is survived by wife Rebecca P., sons Matthew J. Hullum and Khanh Duong, daughter Jane H. Berglund, stepsons Michael Holcomb and Dr. James Long, six grandchildren and four step-grandchildren. Celebration of life held. Donations suggested to Everett Hullum Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism, University of Texas Development Office, P.O. Box 7458, Campus Mail A3000, Austin, TX 78713-7458. Donations also suggested to Christ Memorial Episcopal Church Alms Fund and Food Pantry Fund.

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Joseph Kanemoopuna Kanalulu

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 6, 2015
Joseph Kanemoopuna Kanalulu, 60, of Honolulu, a chief security officer, died in Care Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Valerie Ann; stepsons David and Dean Silva; mother Beatrice Gonsalves; brothers Jerome, Jacob, John and Jimmie; sisters Francine and Kuulei; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Roy Yukio Kawamoto

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 13, 2015
Roy Yukio Kawamoto, 77, of Honolulu, a retired attorney and an Army lieutenant, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Karen. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 25 at Auwaiolimu Congregational Church, 403 Auwaiolimu St. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Franklin Minoru Kubo

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 24, 2015
Franklin Minoru Kubo, 75, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii Office of Community Colleges personnel officer and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jeanette “Jenny,” son Dr. Brian, daughter Traci Odo, brother Abraham, sisters Emileen Kawamura and Karlen Ono, and three grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Fortunato Labenia Jr.

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 20, 2015
Fortunato Labenia Jr., 68, of Kaneohe, a retired city refuse collector, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Margaret; sons George Hanawahine, James AhQuin III, Ratchet Crawford Jr. and Jacob Crawford; daughter Dorlene Rivera; hanai sons Herman “Ole” and Kekai Kanoa; hanai daughters Jola Lunsford, Sonia Domingues and Renee Takemoto; brothers Benjamin Lucrisia and Rudy and Edward Labenia; sister Asuncion “Connie”; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bernard Leiohu Melemai

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 2, 2015
Bernard Leiohu Melemai, 80, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen; sons Bernard Jr., Deangelo and Damien Melemai, and Francis and Denver Keliiholokai; daughters Mokihana Wa’a, Leimomi Ernestburg, Liza Pestana and Haralette Vierra; 38 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Greater Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 53-776 Kamehameha Highway, Hauula. Services: 10 a.m.

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Andrew Mikelsons

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 7, 2015
Andrew Mikelsons, 76, of Hilo, a U.S. State Department foreign language translator and an anti-terrorist trainer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Riga, Latvia. He is survived by wife Faith and son Adam C. Services to be announced at a later date.

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Mary Sonedad Bartolome

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 26, 2015
Mary Sonedad Bartolome, 94, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank customer service representative, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Raymond A., Jon R., Nathan B. and Colin K.; daughter Dale I.; sisters Sarah Jane Andrews, Dorothy Varde, Dolores Castillo and Belinda Cheny; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Mildred Tolentino Misajon

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 4, 2015
Mildred Tolentino Misajon, 86, of Henderson, Nev., a music resource teacher, died in Henderson. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother Herbert Tolentino and sister Genevieve Victorino. Services: 11:15 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral, Honolulu. No flowers.

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Adam Ronald Borkowski

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

June 22, 2015
Adam Ronald Borkowski, 71, of Milolii, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Department athletic and physical education director, died. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by mother Doris and sister Denise Pettersen. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. Sunday at City of Refuge in Honaunau, Hawaii, by the Keoua Canoe Club. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published July 3.

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Edna Amphay Mounthongdy

Posted On July 17th, 2015 -

July 12, 2015
Edna Amphay Mounthongdy, 60, of Honolulu died. She was born in Laos. She is survived by husband Halers H.; sons James S. and Patsaya; daughters Amy M. Hardin, and Chanh and Malasak Mounthongdy; brother Phiya L. Hoffman; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Laotian services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ji Hong Kang

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 1, 2015
Ji Hong Kang, 92, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Eastern Market Grocery Store, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pyongyang, North Korea. He is survived by sons Gerald and Justin, daughters Hae Ryung Kang and Sharon Hye Ra Siu, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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James Edward Kennedy

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 6, 2015
James Edward Kennedy, 90, of Pearl City, a retired Army colonel, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Flora May; sons Jim, Jack, Michael, Patrick and Richard; stepsons Scott and Lorrance Majewski; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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James Martin Kim

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 5, 2015
James Martin Kim, 61, of Hono-lulu, an equipment specialist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Masan, Korea. He is survived by wife Yukiko, brothers David and Steven, and sister Mija. Services pending. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Seletute Kafo’atu Tongotea Kneubuhl

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 9, 2015
Seletute Kafo’atu Tongotea Kneubuhl, infant daughter of Semisi K. Kneubuhl and Katalina Tongotea of Kaneohe, died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua. She is also survived by brother Sione V.T. Taliaoa; sisters Haliote A.T. and Arabella K.T. Taliaoa, and Meleame K.T. Kneubuhl; grandparents Tevita and Sofia Tongotea, and Sione and Ana Kneubuhl; and great-grandparents Fatafehi Liti and Meliame Kasitati. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Parker United Methodist Church. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Kathy Joy Denise Louis

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 3, 2015
Kathy Joy Denise Louis, 54, of Omao, Kauai, a Koloa School cafeteria baker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Matthew; son Matthew; daughter Bridget; brothers Wayne and Howard Sees, James, Alan and Brian Gerardo, Clifford Lee, Edward Keoho Sr., and David and Francis Lam; sisters Joyce Daligdig, Alison Silver and Brenda Coloma; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. July 24 at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel, Koloa, Kauai, and 10 a.m. July 25 at Lihue First Church. Services and inurnment to follow.

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