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Ann Itsuye Pawid

Posted On September 30th, 2016 -

Aug. 26, 2016
Ann Itsuye Pawid, 93, of Hayward, Calif., a retiree, died in Hayward. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jack and William Padua, and Angel and David Pawid; and daughter Jane Watanabe. Private services.

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Osmund Ebalaroza

Posted On September 30th, 2016 -

Sept. 4, 2016
Osmund “Ozzie” Ebalaroza, 58, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Hannah Lebron, father Maxime, mother Pilar Heresa, brothers Chad and Jason Sr., and sisters Ilsa Ramos-Ebalaroza and Milisa Brown. For service information, call Hannah Lebron at 213-359-7120 or email hannahce06@gmail.com. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Ann Powers

Posted On September 30th, 2016 -

Sept. 16, 2016
Ann Powers, 82, of Honolulu, an artist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Cranston, R.I. She is survived by daughters Colleen Wheeler and Kim Fesler Von Ende, brother Louis Jalongo, sister Madeline Aronson and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity.

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Patricia Ann Urian Hickok

Posted On September 30th, 2016 -

Aug. 22, 2016
Patricia Ann Urian Hickok, 62, of La Mesa, Calif., died in La Mesa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Charles, brothers Bonifacio and Thomas, and sisters Juanita and Verna. Services held.

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Somilidad Mina Reyes

Posted On September 30th, 2016 -

Sept. 23, 2016
Somilidad Mina “Soming” Reyes, 83, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Joshua, daughter Ginalyn Mina, brother Jovencio Mina, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 4 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Charlotte Yong Bong Hamada

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Aug. 25, 2016
Charlotte Yong Bong Hamada, 96, of Honolulu, a Halekulani Hotel hostess, died in Maunalani Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jon and Roy T. Private services.

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Minoru Ota

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 4, 2016
Minoru Ota, 91, of Honolulu, a retired postal clerk and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Setsuko, son Gerald M., daughter Susan E. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Grant Masami Hanafusa

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Aug. 30, 2016
Grant Masami Hanafusa, 54, of Honolulu, a Premier Title and Escrow chief title officer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by brothers Michael and Roger. Private services.

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Dominador Villegas Pacis Jr.

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 11, 2016
Dominador Villegas Pacis Jr., 61, of Honolulu, an Austin’s Island Janitorial Co. employee, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Ronnie Pacis and Paul and Harold Sasaki; and sister Jean Kuramoto. Private services.

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Harry H. Hirotsu

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Aug. 30, 2016
Harry H. Hirotsu, 93, of Aiea, a state parks retiree, died in Kapolei. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brother Alton Y. and sisters Diana S. Herrst, Evelyn M. Niino and Charlotte H. Matsuda. Private services.

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Santiago Prado Jr.

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Santiago Prado Jr., 81, of Honolulu, a retired chief accountant for a construction company in Saudi Arabia, died in Honolulu. He was born in Alcala, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lydia; sons Edgar and Armando; daughters Marissa D.R. Gabrillo and Estrella “Ella” Verano; brothers Rolando and Alexander; sisters Lydia Ventayen, Delia Prado and Carmelita Tufue; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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William H. Huffman III

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 6, 2016
William H. “Duke” Huffman III, 68, of Kailua, a semi-truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene; son Charles W.K.; daughters Brooke and Kimberly Huffman, and Dusteen Kiko; sisters Lana Pitzenberger, Billie K.K. Beere, Jackie Darley and Pinky Mattson; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services noon Oct. 1 at Kailua Beach pavilions; additional parking at Lanikai Elementary School. Casual attire. Loose flowers/lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Rose Elizabeth Rapoza

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 26, 2016
Rose Elizabeth Rapoza, 82, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired licensed practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Keaau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Melvin, Kelly and Alan; daughters Laura Lishman and Alana Rapoza-Caygill; brother Wilford Ah Yo; sister Marilyn Ah Yo; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Oct. 2 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Edwin Y.C. Kam

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 8, 2016
Edwin Y.C. “Sonny” Kam, 83, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Georgiana, son Kevin W.K., daughter Christina Habu, sister Beatrice Hijirida and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Edna W. Rennoe

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 13, 2016
Edna W. Rennoe, 95, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard Jr. and Randy K., and daughters Margo Y. Collins, Shirley K. Tugaoen and Queenie Rennoe. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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George Hon Kam

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 9, 2016
George Hon Kam, 82, of Mililani, owner of George Kam’s Service & Repair and ABC Rent A Car, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Millie, daughter Sandra Galvez, brother Kenneth, sisters Helen Ho and Annie Chang, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Tauao’o Talaeai

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 7, 2016
Tauao’o “Henry” Talaeai, 80, of Waianae, a retired carpenter, died in Waianae. He was born in Aua, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Matigiese “Fly” and Mark; daughters Faima Layugan, Ramona Augustin, Irene Roberson, Elizabeth Kiaaina and Janet Tunoa; brothers Toeaso, Suati and Tiaseu; sisters Lili’a T. Malepeai, Fa’auliuli Sauti, Falefitu Lemaota, Orepa T. Evile, Vaelua L. Mageo, Lorine T. Niutapua’i and Mele S. Talaeai-Ui; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mary Kailiwela Kido

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 9, 2016
Mary Kailiwela Kido, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired Hertz Rental Car accountant, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Clifford Torres, daughter Rosemary North, brother Blas Abrabante Jr., sister Martha Ekimoto, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 3 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 940 Keolu Drive. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Paul Tatsuo Uchimura

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 14, 2016
Paul Tatsuo Uchimura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired federal customs inspector and an Army veteran who served in the Korean conflict, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Gregory, Bruce and Ross; brother Walter; sisters Dorothy Makimoto, Nancy Kam, Lilian Chun, Irene Cambra and Susan Asai; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Carolyn Narumi Kunioki

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 14, 2016
Carolyn Narumi Kunioki, 99, of Honolulu, a retired federal government secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waiakoa, Maui. She is survived by nephew Edwin Hayashi. Private services.

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Cloveretta Kawelo Valentine

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 18, 2016
Cloveretta Kawelo “Clover” Valentine, 73, of Hauula died in Kahuku. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John and Albert Kim, and Tuatafaloa “Ata” Mahe; daughters Annette Vith and Kimberly “Kim” Ayson; sister Wilma “Pua” Perrin; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 2 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Janet Sanae Lee

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 8, 2016
Janet Sanae Lee, 76, of Mililani, a private caregiver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Byron, daughter Jojan, mother Yoshiko Sadayasu and brothers James and Glenn Sadayasu. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Friday.

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Elizabeth Valeros

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 20, 2016
Elizabeth “Papoose” Valeros, 78, of Hilo, formerly of Waianae, a homemaker and former taxi dancer, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons William and Patrick Harris, Scotty Andrade and Michael Thompson Jr.; daughters Laverne H. Livingston and Donna Harris; brother Robert Pagan; sister Irene Corbett; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and a great-great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Valeros/Thompson residence, 1080 Ainaola Drive (one road above Waiakea Heights). Services: 7 p.m. Call 640-9923 for more information. Graveside committal services: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 4 at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Avelina Nabong Macaspac

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 5, 2016
Avelina Nabong Macaspac, 82, of Ewa Beach died in Kapolei. She was born in Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines. She is survived by husband Jesse; sons Neftali, Romel and Randy; daughter Marla Vina; sister Lorensa N. Villanueva; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 4 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Barbara Gregory Worthington

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 26, 2016
Barbara Gregory Worthington, 81, of Anahola, Kauai, a customer service employee at various companies including Hawaiian Telephone Co., died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Richmond, Va. She is survived by sons Michael and E. Douglas, daughters Shelly Brown and Vicki Stone, brother Thomas Robins, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Inurnment to be held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Harriet Haruko Maeda

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 22, 2016
Harriet Haruko Maeda, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Pocketbook Man salesclerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kokomo, Maui. She is survived by daughter Rene Tottori, caregiver Evan Tottori and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Myrna S. Yamanoha

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 2, 2016
Myrna S. Yamanoha, 94, of Honolulu, a retired food service leader at Tripler Army Medical Center, died. She was born in Huelo, Maui. She is surived by daughters Sharon Oshiro, Claire Labajo and Iris Mishima; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Robert Kenichi Mishima

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 15, 2016
Robert Kenichi “Rusty” Mishima, 89, of Hilo, a retired heavy-equipment salesman for the former Hawaiian Equipment Co. and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Kathleen M. Kahai and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Doris Kimiko Yonemura

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Aug. 16, 2016
Doris Kimiko Yonemura, 96, of Kailua, former owner of Kimi’s Deli, died in Honolulu. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Rodney; daughters Bonnie Hillman and Rhonda Kihara; brothers Morris, Wayne and Godwin Motogawa; sisters Amy Yokoyama and Ethel Hanzawa; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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William Naoteru Miura Sr.

Posted On September 29th, 2016 -

Sept. 18, 2016
William Naoteru Miura Sr., 88, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired construction mechanic at Libby’s Pineapple Co., died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Yolanda; son William Jr.; daughter Janeen; brothers Shige, Harry and James Sr.; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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