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Audrey Jervis Pricher

Posted On July 4th, 2015 -

June 9, 2015
Audrey Jervis Pricher, 95, of Medford, Ore. formerly of Hawaii, a Bishop Museum docent and a Marine Corps veteran who served in World War II, died in Medford. She was born in New York. She is survived by daughter Virginia Kreindl, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services held in Oregon. Donations suggested to the Hawaii Preparatory Academy John L. Pricher Scholarship Fund, Bishop Museum or Central Union Church.

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Alan Mitsugi Fujii

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June 27, 2015
Alan Mitsugi Fujii, 71, of Corvallis, Ore., a retired Army military police captain and Army Reserve major, died in Corvallis. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Joan M., brothers Stanley and Stephen, and sisters Ethel Otaguro and Nancy Hodnefield. Private services. No flowers.

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Margaret Marie Rahn

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June 19, 2015
Margaret Marie Rahn, 94, of Wahiawa, a retired executive secretary for Grant Pulley & Hardware Corp., died in Wahiawa. She was born in Dayton, Ohio. She is survived by son Michael R., daughters Marie A. Joseph and Milan A. Qualls, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ina Glipa

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June 14, 2015
Ina Glipa, 74, of Ewa Beach, an office worker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brothers Abednigo and Stephen, and sisters Anna Glipa Achuela and Ini Glipa-Moran. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Emanuel Naopua Sproat

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June 27, 2015
Emanuel Naopua “Manuel” Sproat, 98, of Kailua, a retired chief agriculturalist for the U.S. Trust Territory, Department of the Interior and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kiyooko V., son John J., daughters Daisy M. Pietrowski and Evonne K. Sproat, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Glenn Kazuo Isono

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June 5, 2015
Glenn Kazuo Isono, 60, of Kaneohe, a Napa Automotive parts specialist, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Colleen, sons Vance and Brent, daughter Jill, mother Shirley and brother Randi. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Esther Keiko Suyama

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June 19, 2015
Esther Keiko Suyama, 84, of Hilo, an American Lung Association retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by caregivers the Rev. Edmund Pali Jr. and the Rev. Gail Pali, nephew Patrick Abe and nieces Florence Miyazono and Carol Sullivan. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Joshua Moeuhane Kahele

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June 16, 2015
Joshua Moeuhane Kahele, 32, of Kailua-Kona, a maintenance employee for Outrigger Kanaloa at Kona, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kailua-Kona. He is survived by wife Danielle, son Vincent, daughter Eden, mother Emily, sister Kalehua Simeona and grandmothers Pauahi Vincent and Leilani Kahele. Private services. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Lorraine Fumiko Tanaka

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June 14, 2015
Lorraine Fumiko Tanaka, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Liholiho Elementary School teacher, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by two nephews and two nieces. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Luana Leimamo Kalama-Mento

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June 14, 2015
Luana Leimamo “Lu” Kalama-Mento, 65, of Kaneohe, a Central Union Preschool employee, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Milton T. Mento, son Ryan Mento, brother Howard Hashimoto and sister Billie-Elena Kalama. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Central Union Church. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Matsuji Tanaka

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June 19, 2015
Matsuji “Marush” Tanaka, 94, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Post Office employee and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yone “Elsie,” sons Elton and Alvin, daughters Karen Tanabe and Lisa Takahashi, brother Saburo, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Lavell Charolette Kiyabu

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June 17, 2015
Lavell Charolette Kiyabu, 87, of Honolulu, a retired accountant for Marine Corps Base Hawaii, died. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by sons Lawrence, Wayne and Michael; brother Roger Johnson; sisters Lavern Kiyabu, Vivian Yamane and Marcela Kuboyama; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kenneth Mitsuo Tasaka

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June 18, 2015
Kenneth Mitsuo Tasaka, 67, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Raymond and Stanley Tasaka, and Norman Yates; and sister Eleanor Harrington. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Charlotte Ann Keale

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

June 29, 2015
Charlotte Ann Keale, 63, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Micah K., hanai daughter Kapua M. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Dolores Williams

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

June 28, 2015
Dolores Williams, 87, of Honolulu, a retired administrative secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Janesville, Wis. She is survived by son David R., daughter Jeanette M., eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Tamara Katherina Kimack

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

July 1, 2015
Tamara Katherina Kimack, 60, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Kauai Landmark Realty employee, died at home. She was born in Vienna. She is survived by daughters Janina Summit and Nicole Garcia, former husband Ralph Garcia, three siblings and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. to sunset on Sunday at Kealia Beach.

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Mabel L. Yee

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

June 12, 2015
Mabel L. Yee, 91, of Honolulu, a retired office manager at Hawaii National Guard Federal Credit Union, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Reginald; daughters Marian and Loretta Yee, and Virginia Lau; sister Carolyn Chun; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hilda Fong Lee

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June 13, 2015
Hilda Fong Lee, 92, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Police Department retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Michael, daughter Cynthia Ann Nelson, brother Judge Arthur Fong, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Thelma Hatsuno Lewis

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June 23, 2015
Thelma Hatsuno Lewis, 88, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retiree from Theo H. Davies and Gibson’s Discount Department Store, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Edward, Charles and Dennis; brother Masa Kawamoto; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Darlene Lorenzo

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

May 28, 2015
Darlene “Grandma Dee” Lorenzo, 73, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Wayne, Mich. She is survived by husband Philip; sons Martin D., Marshall D. and Michael D.; daughters Mieschelle D. and Caroline; brothers Jerry, James and Dwight Sherriff; sisters Robin Fisher, and Jackie and Lori Sherriff; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to UH Cancer Center, UHF Development Office, 701 Ilalo St., Honolulu, HI 96813. Make checks to UH Foundation; memo: cancer research.

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George J. Maeda

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

June 14, 2015
George J. Maeda, 53, of Honolulu, a tour guide, died at home. He was born in Okinawa, Japan. He is survived by mother Kazuko Arakaki, brother Harry H. Ige and sister Amy H. Private services.

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Adam Ronald Borkowski

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

June 22, 2015
Adam Ronald Borkowski, 71, of Milolii, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Department athletic and physical education director, died. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by mother Doris and sister Denise Pettersen. Private services.

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David Michael O’Neill

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

June 25, 2015
David Michael O’ Neill, 57, of Honolulu, a mortgage loan consultant at Mahalo Mortgage, died. He was born in Wayne, Mich. He is survived by wife Margie; son Patrick M.; daughters Chelsae Cabanilla, Candace Arakaki and Dana O’Neill; mother Dixie; brothers Dennis and Doug; and four grandchildren. Gathering: 8 a.m. Monday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Aloha breakfast and remembrance: 8:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Jane Elizabeth Carter

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

June 28, 2015
Jane Elizabeth Carter, 92, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a homemaker and former business owner, died at home. She was born in Walla Walla, Wash. She is survived by husband James, son Bob Hooson, daughters Carol Trafficante and Karen Nyberg, brother James Haskett, seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Masao Osaki

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

June 24, 2015
Masao Osaki, 87, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education administrator and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Eric M.H.H. and daughter Gwynne M. Private services.

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Aloha Nicolasa Carvalho

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

Jan. 1, 2015
Aloha Nicolasa Carvalho, 93, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a retired supervisor and chief admitting officer in charge of the admissions office and reception/switchboard units at the former Hilo Hospital, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Raymond G. “Bambino” II and Mark A., daughter Maria V., brother Ben H. Racelis and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Haili Congregational Church. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Graveside services to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Luncheon to follow. Aloha attire.

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Harumi Oshita

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

June 22, 2015
Harumi “Danny” Oshita, 75, of Honolulu, a radio broadcaster, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by sister Kozue Kodate. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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William J.T. Cody

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May 28, 2015
William J.T. Cody, 88, of Honolulu, a psychiatrist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Salem, Mass. He is survived by wife Heather Cattell, sons Brian and Bruce, daughters Diane Boulware and Denise Thomas, stepson Gary Shields, sister Louise Nangle, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Leroy Robinson

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May 27, 2015
Leroy Robinson, 80, of Kapolei, a retired professor at Oxnard College in Oxnard, Calif., a television writer and producer, and an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Kapolei. He was born in Sumter, S.C. He is survived by wife Rosaline, sons Steven and Brandon, daughters Karen Cleveland and Chandra Robinson, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Scattering of ashes held.

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Dionisia Contaoi

Posted On July 3rd, 2015 -

May 28, 2015
Dionisia “Dionie” Contaoi, 70, of Waipahu, a Tori Richards Ltd. retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in La Union, Bangar, Philippines. She is survived by sons Manolito, Eduard and Raymund; daughters Cecilia Alcaraz and Emely Contaoi; sister Florentina Manzano; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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