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Hilarion Victor Viloria Gascon

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 6, 2013
Hilarion Victor Viloria “Sonny Gas” Gascon, 80, of Pearl City, founder of Karazenpo-Go-Shinjutsu and a retired Operating Engineers Local Union 3 business agent, died in Pearl City. He also was an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances; sons Victor and Hilarion II Gascon, and Bryan Simpliciano; daughters Angela Gahan and Colleen Yuen; a brother; four sisters; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:15 p.m.

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Dorothy Yukiko Shiraishi

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Dorothy Yukiko Shiraishi, 84, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mark and Dean, daughterIda Shiraishi, brother Lincoln Kenmotsu, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Marie E. Hutchison

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Dec. 25, 2013
Marie E. Hutchison, 84, of Kailua, a Coast Guard secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Harvelyn Cooney, brotherWilliam Bortfeld, sister Patricia Dale, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony’s Church, 114 Makawao St., Kailua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at HawaiiState VeteransCemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Phyllis Jessie Kaanapu Zeller

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 27, 2013
Phyllis Jessie Kaanapu Zeller, 72, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sonsStanley K. Corpuz, and Arthur R. III and RichardE. Zeller; daughters Clara Kaanapu, Cynthia H. Cleaver, Christine Tadlas and Bernadette Corpuz; sisters Charlene Kaanapu and June Nicolls; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Kings Cathedral, Niu ValleyShopping Center.

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Rene Charles Jasso

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 22, 2013
Rene Charles “Two Bears” Jasso, 58, ofKaneohe, president of Two Bears Auto Detailing, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Greeley, Colo. He is survived by wife Sandra; sons Todd and Scott Grady, and Kevin Jasso; daughterJameylani Molina; brothers George and Abundio; sistersConnie, Lucy and Mary; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sara Hillmer Fernandez Jones

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 13, 2013
Sara Hillmer Fernandez Jones, 94, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian PBX operator in Honolulu and Mutual Telephone Co. telephone operator on Maui, died. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons George H., Dayton A.N. andMelville K.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services atnoon. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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John Solomen Kane Jr.

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
John Solomen Kane Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a tree trimmer supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothersJoseph, Gregorio, Reginald and Shane. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana, 77, of Waimea, Hawaii, a medical transcriptionist at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joshua; daughters Janna Keawe and Jerri Dizol; mother Kamila Malterre; brother Joseph Malterre; sisters Ritchie Ramseyer, Kamila Civetz and Hazel-Lee Shaw; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Wilfred Q.S. Lee

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 31, 2013
Wilfred Q.S. Lee, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Windward Nissan comptroller and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Marcia, sons Duane and Brandon, daughter Darlene, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Albert Rodrigues Coelho

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 31, 2013
Albert Rodrigues Coelho, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard press supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by nephew Warren W. Auwae. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dinah Martin

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Dec. 31, 2013
Dinah Martin, 68, of Pahrump, Nev., died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eduardo Sr.; sons Eddie Jr. and Matthew; daughters Michelle Martin, Denise Antonio and Christina Gonzalez; sisters Dora Chong, Vicki Semil and Myra Canianes; and five grandchildren. Services in Las Vegas.

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Michi Collins

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Oct. 3, 2013
Michi Collins, 81, of Las Vegas, formerly of Waipahu, a Pearl City Tavern waitress, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by daughtersCarol Ann Au Young and Brenda Lea Collins-Snyder, sister Chiyoko Kohira, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Tarmute Motlok

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 30, 2013
Tarmute Motlok, 80, of Waipahu, a housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. She is survived by sonsJablon andLinus Mizutani, and Winton, Jenta, Wintha, Fredley and Jeffrey Maun; daughters Ziresh Peter, Hermitha Kaion and Cloudy Lometo; brother Tubal Lang; sistersJitenboro Konou, Neiloj Marshall andMadrik Hensene; 42 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center. Services at noon. Burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Julieta Jabigiro Driskell

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Jan. 2, 2014
Julieta Jabigiro Driskell, 57, of Las Vegas, a homemaker and caterer, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Craig; son Mark A. Rivera; daughter Jennie Lynn Rivera; brothers Gilbert, Carlito and Cesar Panoncilla; sister Nitta Viloria; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual or business attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Shari Teruko Nakamura

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 18, 2013
Shari Teruko Nakamura, 54, of Honolulu, a human resources manager at Hawaii Family Dental Centers in Restaurant Row, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by brother Ronald I. and sisters Gail S. Yamanaka and Janis M. Otake. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Anthony BernardElia

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Jan. 5, 2014
Anthony Bernard Elia, 64, of Hilo, a retired maintenance worker with the stateDepartment of Transportation, Airports Division, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Toni-lynn Elia-Mendiola, Marlene Loo, and Kimberly and Nani Elia; hanai daughter Elia Pinto; brothersDavid, Louis and Henry; sisterMarjorie; hanai sisters Minnie R. Lindsey and Yvonne Kahoonei; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Haili Church. Services: 6 p.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tokio Ogawa

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 26, 2013
Tokio “Peter” Ogawa, 78, of Honolulu, a Waikiki Trolley manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by wife Akiko, sonsYasuo and Tom, daughter Kazumi, brother Ikuo and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu MemorialPark &Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside inurnment: 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Stanley Masami Fujisaka

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 31, 2013
Stanley Masami Fujisaka, 78, of Kaneohe, a self-employed knife craftsman and a Coast Guard veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine E.; daughters Scotti and Maury Fujisaka, and Addie Anderson; brother Kenneth; sisters Jane Hew Len, Elaine Urabe and June Ching; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Joseph Angelo Romero

Posted On January 9th, 2014 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Joseph Angelo “Joe” Romero, 47, of Waianae, a BAESystems employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeJewel; sons Joseph Jr. and Kyle; daughter Lovelyn Harrison; brothers Rudy, John and Michael; sister Michelle Murillo; and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Liam Alexander Cadovona Corpuz

Posted On January 8th, 2014 -

Dec. 22, 2013
Liam Alexander Cadovona Corpuz, infant son of Robert G. and Evessa C. of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Andre, sister Macey and grandparents Pacita and Andy Corpuz, and Juliet and Alonzo Cadavona. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Talofa Leahimakamae Mene / Kawehikulani So’onalote Ribeiro-Kitiona

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Dec. 28, 2013
Talofa Leahimakamae Mene, 18, a sales associate, and her 1-year-old daughter, Kawehikulani So’onalote Ribeiro-Kitiona, both of Pauoa, died. They were both born in Honolulu. Mene is survived by husband Fa’aolataga Lutena Kitiona; parents Renell and Sean Ribeiro; biological father Jesse; brothers Lokahi Cuban, Lopaka Mene and Scott Higashi; sisters Misiona Mene-Ribeiro and Lilia Mene; grandparents Roblyn and Byron Cuban, Leilani and Robert Ribeiro, and Fataitama and Maloea Nofo; and hanai grandmother Annette Kala’i. Ribeiro-Kitiona is survived by father Fa’aolataga Lutena Kitiona; grandparents Renell and Sean Ribeiro, Jesse Mene and Va’a Kitiona; great-grandparents Byron and Roblyn Cuban; and hanai great-grandmother Annette Kala’i. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Church on Sand Island Access Road. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Renate Falenofoa

Posted On January 8th, 2014 -

Dec. 21, 2013
Renate Falenofoa, 31, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in El Paso, Texas. She is survived by parents Pulou and Monika, brothers Tom and Steven, and sister Johanna. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Dalia Talaro Subia

Posted On January 8th, 2014 -

Dec. 13, 2013
Dalia Talaro Subia, 64, of Ewa Beach, a former Sky Chef food preparer, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Jimmy Jr.; sons Jimmy, Jonathan and Jeffrey; daughter Jennie Dumlao; brothers Andres and Isidro Talaro; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 712 N. School St. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Shozo Fukunaga

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Dec. 2, 2013
Shozo Fukunaga, 84, of Mililani, a United Airlines retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in South Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Iris A.; daughters Lynn Ching, Renee Fukunaga, Christy Jarvis and Terrilynn; brothers Takamari, Suetaka, Shiege, James and Yoshikage; sisters Fujiko Ito, Hanako Miyahara, Setsuko Toriano and Jane Sato; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mike Tomiyasu

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Dec. 23, 2013
Mike Tomiyasu, 89, of Wahiawa, a minister, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Rodney, daughter Ann and a grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, Mililani.

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Pauline Jeanette Lokelani Calvert Jenkins

Posted On January 8th, 2014 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Pauline Jeanette Lokelani Calvert Jenkins, 81, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Benjamin Nobriga and Thomas Wilkinson, daughters Valarie Nobriga and Michele Jenkins, two grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. today at Oahu Cemetery Memorial Chapel. Aloha or casual attire. Donations suggested to Valarie Nobriga or Michele Jenkins.

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Karen Wong

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Dec. 19, 2013
Karen “Keala” Wong, 47, of Hilo, a receptionist for Dr. Frederick Nitta, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Kaha; sons Kolten and Kean; daughter Kiani; mother Susan Maluo-DeVera; stepfather Victor DeVera; stepmother Greycelyn Maluo; brothers Elijah “Poncho,” Scott and Aaron Maluo; and sisters Terry-lynn Larson and Lindy Maluo. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Ronald Edward Jones

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Dec. 23, 2013
Ronald Edward Jones, 74, of Honolulu, founder of Sonitrol of Hawaii and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born on Schofield Barracks. He is survived by wife Patricia Mizuo, son David, daughter Lisa J. Hamada, sister Linda Kuklinsky and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John Pakahea Kauo

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Dec. 29, 2013
John Pakahea “Big John” Kauo, 80, of Kapaa, Kauai, a musician, martial arts instructor and retired Coco Palms Hotel manager, died at home. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by daughter Maile K. Vazquez Lagunes and sisters Lynette “Darling” Fernandez and Lenore “Sweetie” Javellana. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m.

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Kelvin Kia’aina Kim Sr.

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Dec. 18, 2013
Kelvin Kia’aina Kim Sr., 57, of Salt Lake, a carpenter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kelvin Jr. and Jonnal, daughter Krystal, brothers Moses and John, and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m.

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