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Alicia Benitez Llacuna

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

June 6, 2016
Alicia Benitez Llacuna, 83, of Mililani, a retired high school counselor for the state Department of Education at Waialua High School, died in Waipahu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Tony, John and James; daughter Susan M. Royds; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 27 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Jaska Jean Malia

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

May 18, 2016
Jaska Jean Malia, 83, of Waipahu, a retired librarian, died. She was born in Claremont, N.H. She is survived by sons Michael, Matthew and Mark Malia; daughter Jennifer Takahashi; sister Margaret Teder; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 24 at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Ronald Mutsuo Nakamura

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

April 23, 2016
Ronald Mutsuo Nakamura, 85, of Aiea, a retired Ala Wai Elementary School principal and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by brother Rikio Nakamura and sister Blanche Ikeda. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 25 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Wallace Itsuo Wasada

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

June 4, 2016
Wallace Itsuo Wasada, 87, of Honolulu, a retired civil engineer for the Pacific division of Naval Facilities Engineering Command, and retired area engineer for the state Department of Transportation, Highways Division, died. He also was an Army veteran. He was born in Pauoa Valley. He is survived by sons Darryl Y. and Langford M., daughter Nadine K. Carver, sisters Alice K. Takahashi and Rose A. Oshiro, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Fidel Dulan

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

June 7, 2016
Fidel “Pete” Dulan, 81, of Honolulu, a construction equipment operator and Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Agnes; sons Belden, Thomas and Michael; daughters Alice Bryant and Sonia Va’a; stepsons Andrew Wallace and Leo and Clarence Saranillio; stepdaughters Patricia Kincade, Wilma Gatley and Arlette Duvernay; 12 grandchildren; 21 step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 29 step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 23 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Kazuma Ogata

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

May 25, 2016
Kazuma “Acey” Ogata, 91, of Honolulu, a retired electrician for Halfhill Electric Co. and an Army veteran who served in World War II in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in the Plaza at Waikiki. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Yaeko Sugai. Private services.

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Ashley Joanne Yeager

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

June 6, 2016
Ashley Joanne Yeager, 30, of Honolulu died in Kapolei. She was born in Mesa, Ariz. She is survived by parents Scott D. and Catherine M., brother Dustin G. and sister Brooke J. Foutch. Private services.

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Mary E.C. Young

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

March 3, 2016
Mary E.C. Young, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Dennis, Creighton, Keith and Alan; daughter Henrietta M. Young-Brohn; brothers Harold, James, Walter and Richard Chang; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 8:30 a.m. June 29 at Elks Lodge-Waikiki. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Jerry Tsugio Azuma

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

May 16, 2016
Jerry Tsugio “Tsugio” Azuma, 89, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in World War II, a retired Armour Foods salesman and director of purchasing at the Pacific Club, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Charlotte Ann, son Sheldon, daughters Darlene Chock and Susan Yuen, brother Gary, sisters Barbara Tadaki and Aileen Setoda, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 24 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Juan Viernes Carnate

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

June 1, 2016
Juan Viernes “Juanito” Carnate, 64, of Kaneohe, a retired Meadow Gold employee, died. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Delia; sons Brian and Russell; brothers Adriano and Leo; sisters Esperanza Justo, Angie Taylor, Edna Moreau, Gliceria Ramo, Madelyn Carnate and May Domingo; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. June 24 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. June 25 at St. Ann Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Kenneth Koon Chuck Chang

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

May 17, 2016
Kenneth Koon Chuck Chang, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force major and former president of the Oo Syak Gee Lu Society, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna, son Kevin and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 25 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Recky Neyra Cruz

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

June 4, 2016
Recky Neyra “Toto” Cruz, 40, of Honolulu, a folk artist, singer and short-film producer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sultan, Kudarat, Philippines. He is survived by companion Debbie Nakama, brothers Roger and Ferdinand, and sisters Rosalinda Macaraeg, Sharon Cruz and Carol Dela Cruz. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 23 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. June 25 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Micheal-Lynn Lesieli Koloapemaui Hammann

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

June 14, 2016
Micheal-Lynn Lesieli Koloapemaui “Booboo” Hammann, 13, of Waianae, a student, died in Waianae. She was born in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. She is survived by parents John R. and Shavonne A.; sisters Marcelina and Adriana; grandparents Paul Salsedo, Pesa Vai, Andres and Johnette Marroquin, Singa Manu and Tina Hammann-Manu; and great-grandparents John and Maxine Mills, and Christine Salsedo. Services: 6 p.m. June 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaeloa Ward. Casual attire. Condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Carmel Rose Joseph

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

May 30, 2016
Carmel Rose Joseph, 78, of Ewa Beach, a retired laboratory technician at the Queen’s Medical Center, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. She is survived by husband George Jr. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 23 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Teruo Kimura

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

May 21, 2016
Teruo “Teru” Kimura, 88, of Aiea, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by sisters Etsuko Namba, Kay Higuchi, Noriko Shintaku, Marjorie Muramoto and Evelyn Kawasaki. Private services.

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Federico Dalupe Mejia Sr.

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

May 30, 2016
Federico Dalupe “Pedring” Mejia Sr., 82, of Kahuku, a Matsuda and Fukuyama Farms retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Federico Jr., Ferdinand and Fernando Mejia, and Felix Morales; daughters Salome Esteron, Rebecca Adviento, Ligaya Carbonel, Elisa Martinez and Novelita Marbella; brothers Geronimo, Anecito and Juanito; sister Concepcion Pabaira; 27 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 24 at St. Roch Church, Kahuku. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Helen Silva Obrero

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

June 15, 2016
Helen Silva Obrero, 79, of Puhi, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 27 at Aloha Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Amancia Sumera Unico

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

May 19, 2016
Amancia Sumera Unico, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired Del Monte Fresh Produce employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by brothers Cipriano, Leopoldo, Vicente, Patrocinio, Conrado, Johnny and Pedro Sumera; and sisters Beatriz Cajilig and Petra Corpuz. Visitation: 6 p.m. June 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Herbert Baron Vallejos

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

May 15, 2016
Herbert Baron Vallejos, 72, of Reno, Nev., a Pacific Bell employee, died in Reno. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by partner James G. Lawrence and sisters Marlene Nichols, Angie Glossa and Carmen Runyon. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 23 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lillian Maria Vallejos

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

June 1, 2016
Lillian Maria “Scrub” Vallejos, 75, of Reno, Nev., a Whole Foods Market produce department employee, and a former Varian Associates senior purchasing expediter and food services supervisor-coordinator, died in Reno. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by partner Gloria Bungcayao; sons Christopher Huntington and Chad Bungcayao; sisters Marlene Nichols, Angie Glossa and Carmen Runyon; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 23 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Odon Vendiola

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

June 11, 2016
Odon Vendiola, 87, of Honolulu, a Catholic brother, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Arsenio and Joseph, and sisters Mercedes Barbosa and Felisa Miner. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 27 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts, P.O. Box 1365, Kaneohe, HI 96744. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Eleanor Frances Yamane

Posted On June 20th, 2016 -

May 4, 2016
Eleanor Frances Yamane, 91, of Waipahu, a retired supervisor custodian, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Patricia Yamane, Bernadette Kealoha and Noreen Awong; sisters Mildred Rodrigues and Theresa Fontes; 15 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 25 at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Nanakuli. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary published June 13.

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Vicenta Andrade

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

June 14, 2016
Vicenta “Vicky” Andrade, 74, of Kahului, a retired display merchandiser for Tams Sampan Catering and Flowers by Min-J, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Stanley; daughters Zina Nefalar, Jody Sawai and Dawn Stephens; brother Tony Lanias; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 24 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Carmen Javonillo Josue

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

May 27, 2016
Carmen Javonillo Josue, 82, of Waianae, a retired workmen’s compensation specialist for Kalama Services at Johnston Atoll, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion David O. Iona; sons Ronald S., Donald R., Derwin L. and Wayne “Dadai”; daughters Rosemarie J. Achuela and Josephine “Joji” Silva; brother Faustino “Jay” Javonillo Jr.; sisters Lucia Javonillo and Elsie Inez; 22 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ashley Joanne Yeager

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

June 6, 2016
Ashley Joanne Yeager, 30, of Honolulu died in Kapolei. She was born in Mesa, Ariz. She is survived by parents Scott D. and Catherine M., brother Dustin G. and sister Brooke J. Foutch. Private services.

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Gaymond Hiwauli Apaka

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

May 22, 2016
Gaymond Hiwauli Apaka, 60, of Hilo, a Christian education teacher at Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus Middle School and associated pastor at Haili Congregational Church, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Elena “Eri”; sons Lon, Kensy and Kimo; parents Kenneth and Pansy; sister Alana Foster; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. June 25 at Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus, William Charles Lunalilo Center. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Patrick Kalanikau

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

June 3, 2016
Patrick Kalanikau, 75, of Kihei, Maui, a retired state Harbors Division employee, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Mapu; sons Patrick and Troy; daughters Noe Kalanikau, Angela Kalanikau-Kaipo and Kim Kekahuna; brother Lincoln Abiera; sister Marlene Waikiki; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 26 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Tammy Tamako Yoshitake

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

June 12, 2016
Tammy Tamako Yoshitake, 92, of Honolulu, an accounting clerk, died in Islands Hospice. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Ty T. Services pending.

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Andrew Anthony Armato

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

June 13, 2016
Dr. Andrew Anthony Armato, 89, of Wailuku, a Navy veteran who served in World War II, a physician and a gentleman farmer, died at home. He was born in Winchester, Mass. He is survived by wife Patricia K. Schnepp, sons Michael and Douglas, daughter Rebecca, sisters Mary LaPage and Beatrice Armato, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No services. Family requests that trees be planted in his memory.

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Norman Katsuo Kaneshiro

Posted On June 19th, 2016 -

May 25, 2016
Norman Katsuo Kaneshiro, 75, of Kailua, a retired Quality General mason, died in Hospice Hawaii-Kailua Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol K.; daughter Jill Johnson Alagao; brothers Kenneth H. “Masa,” Manning M., Eugene T., Roy M. and Lincoln H.; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 24 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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