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Kiku K. Azama

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Dec. 6, 2015
Kiku K. Azama, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Okinawa. Private scattering of ashes.

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Earl Sanders Robertson Jr.

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Oct. 18, 2015
Earl Sanders Robertson Jr., 44, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Malachi, daughters Cheanna Robertson-Akimseu and L’rae Robertson, father Earl S. Sr. and sister Sandra Ostrander. Private services.

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Stephen Eugene Champieux

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Dec. 4, 2015
Stephen Eugene Champieux, 66, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a wildlife rehabilitator and a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Burbank, Calif. He is survived by parents Robert and Isabel; sisters Diane Miller, Jane Nelson, Christine Bissonnette and Roberta Dixon; and brother Roger. Private services.

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Annabelle Lanakilamakamauna Runnels

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Dec. 2, 2015
Annabelle Lanakilamakamauna “Bella” Runnels, 83, of Kaneohe, a Swift and Co. meat packer, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Sharmayne Schilling and Rhoda Ann Woods; brothers Hale, Kalani and Bully Kaniho; sister Becky Shishido; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 26 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 45-150 Waikalua Road, Kaneohe. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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David Cheung

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Dec. 12, 2015
David Cheung, 93, of Hono- lulu, a retired plumbing designer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Riverside, Calif. He is survived by wife Crispina M.; sons David Jr., Stephen, Larry, Daniel and Timothy; daughters Sharon Ito, Karon Kaneshiro, Evelyn Gibo and Katherine Hashida; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services pending. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Abraham James Silva

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Nov. 17, 2015
Abraham James Silva, 63, of Waianae died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. Private services.

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Betty Lee Chong

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Dec. 14, 2015
Betty Lee Chong, 89, of Honolulu, a state data supervisor, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Albert; sons Stephen, Michael and Rick; daughter Sharon; brother Howard Lee; sister Thelma Herring; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mystical Rose Oratory, Saint Louis School. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Friday.

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Eusabia L. Silva

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Dec. 13, 2015
Eusabia L. Silva, 89, of Lihue, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Elma Gamata, Rolita Balbao, Susan Castonguay and Lilibeth Trinidad; sons Carlito and Wilbert Pigao; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 9 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Dolores Marie Duchene-Kim

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Nov. 22, 2015
Dolores Marie “Meme” Duchene-Kim, 73, of Ahuimanu, a teacher at Makaha and Mauka Lani elementary schools and a social worker, died at home. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by husband Donald; sons Guthrie, Galen and Chad; daughter Joy; and eight grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Jan. 9 at Makaha Elementary School cafeteria.

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Garrett Kiyoshi Torigoe

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Nov. 20, 2015
Garrett Kiyoshi Torigoe, 47, of Kailua died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Nancy, brother Torin and sister June Lipton. Private services.

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Clyde Conrad Edayan

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Dec. 5, 2015
Clyde Conrad Edayan, 52, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by father Conrado, brother Leonard and sister Cynthia Waters. Visitation: 4 p.m. Dec. 27 at Seventh-day Adventist Church, Kaneohe. Services: 4:30 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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James Napua Wells

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Nov. 30, 2015
James Napua Wells, 70, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a heavy equipment operator for PCR Construction, owner of Napua’s Auto Upholstery and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Y. Mikie Hanato-Wells; sons Schayle-Kigen, Renkio and Kitao Hanato-Wells; daughter Kyra Wells; sister Lydia Escuadro; and five grandchildren. Inurnment: noon Dec. 28 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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Richard Kazuo Harada

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Nov. 28, 2015
Richard Kazuo Harada, 87, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment sales representative for Pacific Machinery Co., auto mechanic and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Janet Kamasaki. Private services.

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Raymond Takanori Hashimoto

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Dec. 5, 2015
Raymond Takanori Hashimoto, 86, of Aiea, a U.S. Department of Agriculture inspector, retired employee of GTE Hawaiian Tel and the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Craig T. and Clyde T., daughter Rayne N., brother Alan, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. No services. No monetary offerings.

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Antoinette Clara Kaleopaa

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Nov. 10, 2015
Antoinette Clara Kaleopaa, 68, of Mililani, an Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by daughter Joan A.N. Stone; sons Leonard J. Nehl and Anthony P. Kaleopaa; stepsons Simeon and Timothy; stepdaughters Lauwae Wong, Healani Uesato, Noelani Kaleopaa, Uilani Gaestel and Kehaulani Tehotu; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services held. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Dec. 11.

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Kiyono Kamiyama

Posted On December 19th, 2015 -

Nov. 9, 2015
Kiyono Kamiyama, 102, of Waia-lua died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by son Kenneth K., daughters Pauline S. Murakami and Pearl E. Choi, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Kiyono Kamiyama

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Nov. 9, 2015
Kiyono Kamiyama, 102, of Waia-lua died in Wahiawa. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Kenneth K., daughters Pauline S. Murakami and Pearl E. Choi, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Robert Joseph Teixeira

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Nov. 25, 2015
Robert Joseph Teixeira, 83, of Hilo, formerly of Kaneohe, retired owner of Teixeira Trucking, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sandy Thoene; brother Jimmy; sisters Betty Beely, June Jacobsen, Ann Ostrowski and Mary “Snooky” Handlon; and a grandchild. Services held. Additional information for an obituary published Dec. 11.

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Chia-Hsiang Kuo

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Dec. 12, 2015
Chia-Hsiang Kuo, 89, of Honolulu, an engineer, died at home. He was born in Peiping, China. He is survived by sons Sheng-Sung and Chein Ching Chen, and daughters Fang-Ling, Fang-Yu and Fang-Ying. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leighton Kanohohalaiokalani Tilton

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Dec. 5, 2015
Leighton Kanohohalaiokalani Tilton, 32, of Kanoehe, a deli clerk at Safeway in Kaneohe, died in Kailua. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by daughters Sade, Leigh and Lily; parents Leighton W. and Marjorie K.; and sisters Shelly Lilio and Tammy Tilton. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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George B.W. Lau

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Oct. 13, 2015
George B.W. Lau, 93, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen L.; sons Randall W.C. and Terry W.T.; daughter Bonnie Y.F. Hokama; brother Daniel B.T.; sisters Eldora Chang, Joyce Hee Wai, Martha Alip, Jayne Yoshimura and Carolyn Onaga; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Albert Kahikina Watson Jr.

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Nov. 12, 2015
Albert Kahikina Watson Jr., 80, of Kapolei, a mason and an Army veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Joseph, Jeremiah, Jonathan and Jay Reyes; and sister Charlene M. Kermabon. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Gathering to follow at Ala Moana Beach Park, at Magic Island near the first bathrooms.

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Robert K.C. Leong

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Dec. 3, 2015
Robert K.C. Leong, 84, of Pearl City, a field attorney, died in Pearl City. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Michael K.S. and Mark K.H., daughter Robyn K.F. and three grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Zelda Healani Ysabel

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Dec. 6, 2015
Zelda Healani Ysabel, 53, of Waimanalo died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Diana and sister Berdene. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 41-972 Oluolu St., Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jean Loui Jin Lum

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Dec. 12, 2015
Jean Loui Jin Lum, 77, of Kaimuki, a retired former dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother James L.H. and sister Annette L.I. Jim. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or St. Clement’s Episcopal Church.

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Yoshiharu Masuda

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Nov. 9, 2015
Yoshiharu “Jack” Masuda, 84, of Kapolei, a retired Honolulu Board of Water Supply supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by daughter Karen Tamura; brother Itsumu “Whitey”; sisters Michie Fukuda, Nora Fukuyama and Helen Yonashiro; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Concepcion Alia Moleta

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Nov. 12, 2015
Concepcion Alia Moleta, 78, of Ewa Beach, a retiree from the state who worked at Aloha Stadium, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Aurelio Jr.; sons Aurelio III, Tyrone and Chet; daughters Mavis Taniguchi, Giselle Moleta-Ashley, Zelda Moleta and Liza Adolpho; brother Albert Alia; sisters Carmelita “Mary” Bicoy, Hermenia Inocelda and Severina Carinio; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Patricia Lau Nakayama

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Nov. 21, 2015
Patricia Lau Nakayama, 67, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Craig; son Brad; daughter Leanne; brothers Howard, Warren and Calvin Lau; sisters Barbara Okada and Lorraine Chin; and five grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Fred Masaji Okada

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Nov. 27, 2015
Fred Masaji Okada, 97, of Honolulu, retired co-owner of U. Okada & Co. and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yoshino; son Rodney M.; daughters Carolyn M. Kamidoi and Susan A. Okada; brother Saneo; sisters Mary Fujitani, Betty Nakagawa and Agnes Kaji; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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David Ortiz

Posted On December 18th, 2015 -

Dec. 6, 2015
David Ortiz, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retiree from the Reinforcing Ironworkers Union, Local 625, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; son David; daughters Donna Marie, Tanya Juarez and Miriam Quijano; brothers John, Steven and James; sisters Nettie Vasquez, Margaret Dominguez and Faith Estrada; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran