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Charles K. Tanabe Sr.

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Feb. 21, 2015
Charles K. Tanabe Sr., 80, of Ewa Beach, an Air Force veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Janice M.; sons Charles K., Keith A. and Ty T.; daughter Liz M. Mundo; brother Jerome; sisters Elsie Hirokawa and Jane Jones; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Wilfred Kiyoshi Iwai

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Feb. 17, 2015
Wilfred Kiyoshi Iwai, 73, of Honolulu, a retired attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judy T., son Kyle K., daughter Seiko Oda and sister Charlotte K. Ogawa. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Manoa Valley Church. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Anuhea Raenani Thakhamhor

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Jan. 30, 2015
Anuhea Raenani Thakhamhor, infant daughter of Nahaku Ho and Danny Thakhamhor of Waipahu, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Kawena; grandparents Scott and Ranani Ho, and David Thakhamhor; and great-grandparents Roger and Winona Ho, Leroy Akana and Robert Thakhamhor. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples.

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Calvin Yoshihiko Kamada Sr.

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Feb. 4, 2015
Calvin Yoshihiko Kamada Sr., 74, of Honolulu, a retired General Electric Credit Corp. employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Helen, son Calvin Jr., daughter Lee Ann Ichimura, brother Dennis, sisters Jean Muranaka and Eleanor Nitta, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sheryl Waiko Yamane-Patison

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Jan. 30, 2015
Sheryl Waiko Yamane-Patison, 63, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Sheldon Y. Takita, daughter Janelle M. Takita, mother Chiyoko Yamane, brothers Royden Y. and Gary R. Yamane, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Robert Pookapu Keliihoomalu Sr.

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Feb. 15, 2015
Robert Pookapu Keliihoomalu Sr., 75, of Kaimu, Hawaii, a retired county Public Works Highway Maintenance Division supervisor and former construction worker for Jas W. Glover, died at home. He was born in Kaimu. He is survived by companion Koko “Momi” Kawauchi; sons Robert Po‘okapu Jr., Sam Me‘olani, Paul, Kalapana Peter, Prince and Primo Pu‘ulani Keliihoomalu, and Kukui Philip Garcia-Keliihoomalu; hanai son Shaun Flanders; daughters Patricia-Ann Dunn, Lohelani Philmen and Princess Keliihoomalu; hanai daughters Leialoha Ilae-Kaleimamahu and Gwen Keliihoomalu; brother Isaiah Kealoha; sister Mary Tio; 42 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at family residence, 12-5038 Kapoho-Kalapana Road, Kaimu. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the family residence. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at family residence. Services: noon. Burial: 1 p.m. on the family property. Aloha and casual attire.

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Shigeki Kobayashi

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Feb. 12, 2015
Shigeki Kobayashi, 85, of Honolulu, a retired minister, died at home. He was born in Okayama, Japan. He is survived by son Dr. Keiichi; daughters Miho Cheung, Suzie Kobayashi and Rei Heen; sisters Teruko and Keiko Kobayashi, and Yoko Nakaniwa; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.

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Darlynn Uilani Kuoha

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Feb. 18, 2015
Darlynn Uilani Kuoha, 47, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dennis Hashimoto; son Nicholas Albano; daughters Tiana Kuoha and Tiare Taetuna; brothers Eddie III, Duran and Troy; sisters Delrena Marquez and Darnell Amani; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Peter Kin Wah Lee

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Feb. 15, 2015
Peter Kin Wah “Pop” Lee, 85, of Kona, a retired employee for the former Hawaiian Telephone Co., died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Florence T., sons Kelvin K.W. and Greg S.L., daughter Cynthia M.C. Yamane, sisters Miu C. Matsumura and Miu Lin Sibayton, six grandchildren and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sanford Shoichi Asahina

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Jan. 7, 2015
Dr. Sanford Shoichi Asahina, 87, of Honolulu, a retired dentist and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shigeko, sons Dr. Kelvin N. and Stuart S., daughter Ann A. Nagamori, sisters Alice Suyeoka and Jane Morikawa, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles G. Lewis

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Feb. 23, 2015
Charles G. “Chuck” Lewis, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Navy commander, died in Honolulu. He was born in Seymour, Ind. He is survived by daughter Suzie. Private services.

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Lemuel P. Brown

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Dec. 18, 2014
Lemuel P. Brown, 72, of Honolulu, a retired deputy sheriff and Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Charlene K.J.; sons Philip and Micah Brown, Kawika Delima and Phillip Jarrett; daughters Latoya Brown, Stephanie D. Rodrigues and Dawn D. Day; and 14 grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to the Cancer Center of Hawaii, 2226 Liliha St., Level B-2, Honolulu, HI 96817. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Rodney Tsuneo Mikami

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Feb. 10, 2015
Rodney Tsuneo Mikami, 67, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed electrician and Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dave T.; daughters Lisa R.M. Higaki, Rhonda M. Mikami and Starlyn A. Omoso; mother Kaneko; sister Karen A. Nishimura; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Donnie Ryan Camarillo

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Feb. 18, 2015
Donnie Ryan Camarillo, 56, of Hilo, a state employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Rosaline and John Ellul, brothers John Jr. and Darren Ellul, and sister Troyce Ellul. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Central Christian Church, 109 Haili St., Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Samuel Jason Moniz

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March 2, 2015
Samuel Jason “Braddah Sam” Moniz, 61, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a former manager for Tutu & Me Traveling Preschool in Kona, a retired employee for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and a Hawaiian entertainer for various hotels, died in Keaau, Hawaii. He was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. He is survived by father Frank III; brothers Lawrence, Eliott and Patrick; and sister Francine Higa. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church in Waimea. Services:
11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Valeria Heckman

Posted On March 8th, 2015 -

March 4, 2015
Valeria “Valerie” Heckman, 50, of Wailuku, a medical receptionist for Malama I ke Ola Health Center, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Christopher Medwed; son Shane Ventura; mother Lolita V. Loucks; brothers Benjamin Jr., Marcus, Marshall and Ben Castillion and Johansen Ventura; sisters Marie Nahalea, Donna Domingo, Esther Yap, Lolly Silva, Roberta Jensen and Marissa and Lilia Castillion; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 16 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jill Luana Kalua

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Feb. 13, 2015
Jill Luana Kalua, 50, of Wailuku, a former gas station cashier/clerk in Kahului, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Roy Kurosawa; hanai daughter Jenna Ogawa-Roberts; and brothers James K., Jay and Jarrad Kalua. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Clement Kaniaupio

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Feb. 15, 2015
Clement “Fatso” Kaniaupio, 65, of Waimanalo, a retired Love’s Bakery chief mechanical engineer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Carter Spencer and Chris and Herbert III Kaniaupio; daughter Sandralynn “Sela” Naea; numerous hanai children; brother Earl Sr.; sisters Maylene Wong and Darlene Kipi; hanai brother Victor Higa; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, in the Chapel of the Flowers. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes at noon Saturday at Alan Davis Beach Park. Aloha attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Wilfred Kekoanui

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Feb. 11, 2015
Wilfred Kekoanui, 91, of Kailua, a retired Air Force sergeant, died in Kailua. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

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Helen Leilani Mangrobang

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Feb. 22, 2015
Helen Leilani Mangrobang, 72, of Waianae, a retired housekeeper for MWR Pearl Harbor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Albert Mangrobang, Kevin, Dennis and John Antone, JR, Edgar and Francisco Kakatin, Larry Eram, Efren Pina-Benitez and Milika Mounga; daughters Brenda Badua, Alexis Mangrobang, Takako Sharivy, Sharon Mounga, Annie Nance, Lani Pina, Elaine and Jennie Antone and Joey Foster; brother Jimmy Antone; sisters Terry and Joan Antone, Jane Halmos and Dorcas Kaleo; 45 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 15 at Moanalua Mortuary. Services to follow. Casual attire.

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Francisco Abadilla Sr.

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Feb. 17, 2015
Francisco Abadilla Sr., also known as “Babae” and “Douong,” 79, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran and a retired MTL bus driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Anabeth; sons Francisco Jr., Phillip Sr., George Sr., Faustino V. and Sam Abadilla, Sheldon, Zachary and Duke Abadilla-Bastatas, and Frank, Eric, Jamie and Pete Ramos; daughters April Kealamakia, Samantha Thomas and Priscilla “Maka” Abadilla-Bastatas; sisters Isabel Gonsalez and Rosalie Hagmoc; 58 grandchildren; and 54 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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Luis I. Melendez

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Feb. 26, 2015
Luis I. Melendez, 57, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puerto Rico. He is survived by son Matthew, daughter Luilyn and a grandchild. Private service. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Darlene Lani Albinio

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Feb. 24, 2015
Darlene Lani Albinio, 60, of Waipahu, formerly of Oakland, Calif., a medical technician, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Jacob Albinio and Evans and James Trueman; and sisters Waldine Lee, Cheryl Brash, Charlene Ho and Charmaine Ross. Services at noon March 15 at Kaupo Beach. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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David E. Montgomery

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March 2, 2015
David E. Montgomery, 30, of Kaneohe died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents James and Susan; brother Joshua; sisters Sarah, Julia and Lydia Montgomery, Hannah Ventura and Malia Kitahara; and grandmother Lillian Yamane. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, Nuuanu. Service: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Delfin Bueno Alipio

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Feb. 17, 2015
Delfin Bueno Alipio, 92, of Waikapu, Maui, a retired Papakea Beach Resort houseman, died at home. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rizalina M.; sons Abraham, Lorenzo, John and Delfin “Bobby” Alipio; daughters Juliana Mendoza, Corazon Bulawan, Efrenia Mamuad and Elizabeth Alipio; sister Jacinta Baoit; 30 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Benjamin Hale Norton

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Feb. 9, 2015
Benjamin Hale Norton, 75, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Pupukea, died in Mesa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hazel, son Markham H., daughter Michelle-Roxanne Thelen, mother Ta’a Whipple, sisters Lillian N. Harwood-Wakinekona and Lucy Pires, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Barbara Leinaala Amina

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Feb. 20, 2015
Barbara Leinaala Amina, 83, of Hilo, a retired Waiakea Villas housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alexander K., daughters Jolyn J. Caingles and Darnelle L. Pacheco, brothers Francis B. and Val S. Lincoln, hanai brother John “Ah Sook” Keawe, hanai sister Abigail Manuela, 20 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Wake service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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John Derwin Polintan

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Feb. 14, 2015
John Derwin Polintan, 50, of Waianae, a professional furniture installer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son John D.P. Rellin; brothers Gary, Milton and Francisco; and sister Lolita Schimmel. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Albert Ah-hu Auweloa

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Feb. 12, 2015
Albert Ah-hu “Al” Auweloa, 80, of Honolulu, a tour bus driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Linda, son Mark, daughters Theresa and Priscilla, brother William H. Jr., sisters Eunice M. Higa and La Verne U. Tirrell, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Felipa Fernandez Quitazol

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Jan. 30, 2015
Felipa Fernandez Quitazol, 101, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jose F., Marciano F., Reynaldo F., Froilan F. and Rosendo F.; daughter Wilfreda Q. Cabudol; 24 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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