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Gloria Harvell Ramiscal

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 8, 2013
Gloria Harvell Ramiscal, 67, of Waipahu, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died at home. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Fiel F., son Dennis H., daughters Lorifel R. Lagua and Marie H. Ramiscal, and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Masajiro Gima

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Aug. 15, 2013
Masajiro “Macky” Gima, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Like Like Drive Inn cook and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Lillian Y. and sister Motomi Asato. Private services.

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Kahu Tyrone Lee Kealiiaimoku Reinhardt

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Sept. 27, 2013
Kahu Tyrone Lee Kealiiaimoku Reinhardt, 73, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Henry; daughters Sarah Kamalei Sunada, Katarina Bahnsen-Reinhardt and Hana Reinhardt; and sister Tina Stuart. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 10 at Ka Home Maha Mau Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Samie Goya

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 17, 2013
Samie Goya, 91, of Hilo, a retired county government employee, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Janice Masaki and Karen Maedo, sister Helen Nakaoka, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 2 at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Services: 11 a.m. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo or Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin.

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Alvin Martin Shoehigh

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 18, 2013
Alvin Martin Shoehigh, 86, of Aiea, a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Nebraska. He is survived by wife Juanita G.; stepdaughters Tanny Brown, Roberta Bates and Wendy Richards; sister Helen Shramek; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Thomas Tamotsu Kohagura

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 5, 2013
Thomas Tamotsu Kohagura, 85, of Waipahu, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, died in Waipahu. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by wife Atsuko and brother Robert M. Private services.

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Stella Lindsey Thompson

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 18, 2013
Stella Lindsey Thompson of Kaneohe, a retired physical therapist with Castle Medical Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puuwaawaa Ranch, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Carroll Ray; son Ray; daughters Haunani Kindell, Kathleen Hewlen, and Silvana and Kelly Thompson; brother Thomas Kamaki Lindsey Jr.; sisters Ernestine Jiminez and Helen Roman; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe, 45-150 Waikalua Road. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Haruko Arakawa

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Sept. 17, 2013
Haruko Arakawa, 99, of Honolulu, a retired restaurant waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She is survived by sons Ronald and Charles; daughters Edith K. Uchiyama, Thelma T. Mitsunaga, Ruth S. Kawamoto and Elsie Osato; brothers Seijiro and Larry; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 2 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Rebecca M. Leopoldo

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 18, 2013
Rebecca M. Leopoldo, 79, of Waianae, a construction employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Douglas Bialza, and Michael, Raymond, Chucky, Kala, Felix, Steve and Leo Leopoldo; and sisters Evaline Morris, Edie Wong, Kapiolani Bess and Lovely Lawrence. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Vivian Nobuko Williams

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Sept. 22, 2013
Vivian Nobuko Williams, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired seamstress, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Keith H. and Kurt A., daughters Kathy M. Rellamas and Kareen M. Colburn, brother George H. Isaka, sisters Violet S. Yoshioka and Marion Y. Tatsumura, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Gregorio D. Bueno

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 21, 2013
Gregorio D. “Manong Gorio” Bueno, 79, of Lihue, formerly of Kaumakani and Lawai, Kauai, sole proprietor of Bueno’s Construction and a journeyman carpenter for Olokele Sugar Plantation, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Roland, George and Claurino; daughters Cristeta Macalma, Cleo Kovarik and Phebe Johnson; brothers Narciso and Isidro; sisters Connie Dela Cruz and Aida Cristobal; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 4 at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

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Marlene Litchman

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Sept. 26, 2013
Marlene Litchman, 66, of Honolulu, a commercial artist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by parents Mark and Claire, and sister Bambi. Private services. Donations suggested to the Salvation Army.

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James Yan Wo Young

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 16, 2013
James Yan Wo “Ah Wo” Young, 99, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor at the Oahu Fish Market, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by seven children and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert H. Burnz

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 17, 2013
Robert H. “Bob” Burnz, 94, of Omao, Kauai, a retired U.S. Weather Bureau employee and an Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in New York City. He is survived by sons Robert J. and David, daughter Jeanette Cantotay, hanai daughter Katherine Leong, 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 2 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eleele. Services: 11 a.m.

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Isaac George Littlejohn

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 9, 2013
Isaac George Littlejohn, 84, of Kaneohe, a Moana Surfrider Hotel chef and an Army communications veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lala K. Akui Littlejohn; sons Isaac G. Jr., Robert L. and Timothy I.; daughter Sharon K. Littlejohn-Akiona; sisters Helen Balmores and Maile Yagi; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jane Cabilin

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 23, 2013
Jane Cabilin, 91, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons George, Charles and Martin; daughters Ramona Ciriaco, Pearl Glory, Irene Castelline, Lita Spencer, Maura Patao and Brenda MacMullen; sister Maxcie Looney; 28 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Honaunau. Rosary: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 2 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Chee Bun Louie

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 12, 2013
Chee Bun Louie, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Foodland employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by sons Roland and Leland, brother Peter and three grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Lillian Rifkin Daily

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 24, 2013
Lillian Rifkin “Lilly” Daily, 97, of Anini Beach, Kauai, a homemaker and a Women’s Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bayonne, N.J. She is survived by daughters Patricia Littlejohn and Michele Markel, and four grandchildren. Celebration of life at a later date.

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Nellie F. Lum Ho

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 8, 2013
Nellie F. Lum Ho, 86, of Hilo died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Bobby T.; daughters Nadine V. Duras and Cindy Ann Ahia; brother Walter Akita; sisters Majorie Martz, Elsie Myers and Sharlene Akita; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Hawaii Heart Association.

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Dennis Day Diaz

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 13 2013
Dennis Day Diaz, 56, of Honolulu, an audio engineer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Christian Sakaida and Jonathan Sakaida-Diaz; daughters Alexis Sakaida-Diaz, and Alyssa and Alana McKnight; mother Teofila; and sisters Cynthia Yen and Beverly Diaz. No services.

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Tsuruko Naguwa

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Sept. 26, 2013
Tsuruko Naguwa, 91, of Aiea died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roy T. and Bruce I.; daughter Gail A. Kagawa; brothers Frederick, Richard and Jerry Onosaki; sisters Judy Yanagihashi, Alice Arakaki and Lily Gilman; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Roberta Yet Lin Fong

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 19, 2013
Roberta Yet Lin Fong, 92, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii secretary, died in Manoa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Colin C.L., sister Alice Jow and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Gary Alan Moratz

Posted On October 25th, 2013 -

Oct. 5, 2013
Gary Alan Moratz, 47, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by fiancee Amber Jones, father Ralph and sisters Ruth Moratz and Robin Barker. Services in West Hills, Calif. Donations suggested to any turtle sanctuary organization.

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Yoshiko Toyofuku

Posted On October 25th, 2013 -

Oct. 9, 2013
Yoshiko Toyofuku, 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by sons Pat H. and Alan M., daughter Nora T. Nii, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Karen T. Asahara

Posted On October 25th, 2013 -

Oct. 9, 2013
Karen T. Asahara, 72, of Honolulu, a retired executive secretary for the Hawaii State Public Library System, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Fujio Tomita, son Tad Y. Maekawa, daughter Michele M. Chan, brothers Richard and Thomas Kinoshita, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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James Yutaka Nakatsuka

Posted On October 25th, 2013 -

Oct. 12, 2013
James Yutaka Nakatsuka, 95, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by sons Neal M., Ralph Y. and Calvin S.; sister Leslie Miyashiro; and five grandchildren. Visitation: noon Nov. 16 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gilbert Webster Wiggins

Posted On October 25th, 2013 -

Oct. 15, 2013
Gilbert Webster Wiggins, 71, of Hilo, a pawnbroker, a veteran of the Army and Air Force who served during the Vietnam War, and a recipient of the Purple Heart and three Bronze Stars, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Newport News, Va. He is survived by nephew James Ross. No services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Evelyn Carrier

Posted On October 25th, 2013 -

Oct. 7, 2013
Evelyn “Eve” Carrier, 95, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by daughters Lynda Carreira and Dorothy Carrier, brothers Frank and David Morreira, three grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Florentina Silvestre Navarro

Posted On October 25th, 2013 -

Oct. 1, 2013
Florentina Silvestre Navarro, 63, of Ewa Beach, a teachers assistant for The Arc in Hawaii, Pearl City, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in San Jose, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ely A.; sons Eli Kristofer S. and Don S.; daughter Kathrina S.; brothers Manuel, Fernando, Alex, Joey and Mike Silvestre; sisters Zenaida Marata, Rosario Odulio, Angelina Garin, Carmen Ibarra and Madie Chan; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Herbert Morio Yagi

Posted On October 25th, 2013 -

Oct. 12, 2013
Herbert Morio Yagi, 82, of Aiea, a retired federal government auditor and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Toshiko, daughters Jennifer M. Yamauchi and Celeste C. Yagi, brothers Stanley and Richard, sister Jean Tamashiro and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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