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Mary Louise Hughes

Posted On May 18th, 2015 -

May 7, 2015
Mary Louise Hughes, 95, of Medford, Ore., a retired nurse and a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Meriden, Kan. She is survived by husband Donald W.; son Donald F.; daughter Alice L. Whiting; brother Leslie Lawrence; sisters Ella Bigelow, Fannie Lawrence and Anna Voohrees; and two grandchildren. Services in Medford. Graveside service at Makawao Cemetery on Maui at a later date. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lily Yun Shin Chang Yong

Posted On May 18th, 2015 -

March 11, 2015
Lily Yun Shin Chang Yong, 101, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Seaside Apartments Hotel in Waikiki, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Annette K.F.Y. “Nettie” Dung, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Ko’olau, 45-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Wear a lei. No flowers.

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Qunny Lum Kamealoha

Posted On May 18th, 2015 -

May 6, 2015
Qunny Lum Kamealoha, 90, of Pearl City, an Ahuna’s Leeward Interior owner, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Donald C.; stepsons Kaleo, Kulei, Kaheo and Kai; daughter Donna C. Wong; stepdaughters Cheryl “Sista,”Franny and Nani; 50 grandchildren; 101 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life:5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 239 Palii St. No flowers. Condolences:hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Vernon J. Kunselman

Posted On May 18th, 2015 -

April 30, 2015
Vernon J. Kunselman, 92, of Honolulu, a retired federal government budget analyst for Fort Shafter and Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Springview, Neb. He is survived by sons Michael and Randy, brother Doug and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ka Tak Lum Loui

Posted On May 18th, 2015 -

Ka Tak Lum Loui, a retired principal of Tai Koong Chinese School and a retired president of Yong Sing Restaurant, died in Honolulu. She is survived by son Marshall S.L. and daughter Sarah L. Lum. Private services. No monetary offerings.
James Michael Madden

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James Michael Madden

Posted On May 18th, 2015 -

April 13, 2015
James Michael “Mike” Madden, 70, of Waialua, an independent dealer for The Honolulu Advertiser, North Shore, a retired Longs Drug store employee at Pearlridge and a Navy veteran, died in Waialua. He was born in Rhode Island. He is survived by wife Filomena D., son David M., daughters Jennifer L. Madden and Melody K. Deuz, brother Stephen, sisters Joann Stewart and Patty M. Lothorp, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Waialua United Church of Christ, 67-174 Farrington Highway, Waialua. Services:10:30 a.m. Casual attire.Flowers welcome.

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Barbara JoanMcGinnis

Posted On May 18th, 2015 -

May 2, 2015
Barbara Joan McGinnis, 84, of Maalaea, Maui, a sales employee, died at home. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons Michael, Timothy, Thomas and Kelly; sister Marian White; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences:nakamuramortuary.com.

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Patsy Teruko Okazaki

Posted On May 18th, 2015 -

May 13, 2015
Patsy Teruko Okazaki, 90, of Kahului, a retired Maui Pine canner, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by brother Aki and sisters Rachel Gaines, Betsy Yip, Lillian Niitsuma and Hiroko Shimabuku. Private services. Condolences:oahumortuary.com.

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Diana K. Arakaki

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 8, 2015
Diana K. “Yoshie” Arakaki, 89, of Kapaau, Hawaii, retired owner of A. Arakaki Store in Kapaau and a former cafeteria manager, died at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Edward and Barry, daughter Blanche, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kohala Hongwanji Mission. Service: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Michael Joseph Schwartz

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 29, 2015
Michael Joseph Schwartz, 62, of Mililani died at home. He was born in Delaware, Pa. He is survived by son Michael Jr.; daughters Susie Tanuvasa and Natalie Nunes; brothers Edward and Joseph; and seven grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at West Loch Community Shoreline Park, Ewa. Committal services: June 5 at Punchbowl.

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Ying Au

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 9, 2015
Ying Au, 68, of Honolulu, a cook, died at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Yuk Wah Lum; sons Kevin and Wai Sing; brothers Guan Xiong, Guan Min and Guan Qiang; sisters Jin Feng and Quiong; and two grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m.-noon Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Lin Yee Chung Association, Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Incorrect information was published in an obituary on Wednesday.

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Stanley Lin On Tom

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 11, 2015
Stanley Lin On Tom, 88, of Honolulu, an air conditioning sales engineer and Army and Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Spencer; daughters Sandra Malandra, Brenda Tom and Carolyn Casey; brother Frank; sister Ah Lin Lee; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John Michael Angelo Cole Caneda Sr.

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 12, 2015
John Michael Angelo Cole Caneda Sr., 51, of Hilo, an auto body mechanic and an Army National Guard veteran, died at Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Charmaine, son John M.A.C. Jr., daughters Tasha A.S. and Chantel M., brothers Lino Jr. and Al, sister Joann C. Olevao and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 6 p.m. May 26 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Helen L. Wong

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 2, 2015
Helen L. Wong, 96, of Honolulu died. She was born in Toledo, Ohio. She is survived by daughters Karen Blaho and Kathy Wong; sisters Ann Wing and Peggy Leong; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held in Portland, Ore. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Richard M. DeCoite

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 10, 2015
Richard M. DeCoite, 56, of Ewa Beach, a home restoration and landscaping employee, died at Puu Wai O Makaha. He was born in Tumon, Guam. He is survived by brother David M. and sisters Tina M.D. Killen and Eugenie Naone. Service: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Private scattering.

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Miharu Yamano

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 7, 2015
Miharu Yamano, 84, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Terrence and Wendell; daughter Corrine; brothers Zane, Frank and Larry Fujimoto; sister Amy Matsuzawa; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Kay Akiko Kawauchi Garcia

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 6, 2015
Kay Akiko Kawauchi Garcia, 71, of Wailuku, a Wailuku Federal Credit Union retiree, died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Donald; daughters Tisha Garcia and Tiffany Guico; brothers Dennis and Paul Kawauchi; sister Christine Silva; and three grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Cremation to follow. Lunch at the St. Anthony school cafeteria. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Eleanor Fumiye Yasuda

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 8, 2015
Eleanor Fumiye Yasuda, 95, of Honolulu, a retired waitress for Pearl City Tavern and Fisherman’s Wharf, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mark M. and Melvin F.; daughters June F. Ohama and Judy T. Kawamura; brothers Lawrence and Andrew Murakami; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Stephen Garner

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 10, 2015
Stephen Garner, 45, of Kihei, Maui, an electrician, died in Kihei. He was born in California. He is survived by mother April; stepfather Norman; brothers Warren, Daniel, Jeffrey and Abra; sister Audra; and grandmother Shirley. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Bryan Harte Kelii Ha’o

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 8, 2015
Bryan Harte Kelii Ha’o, 70, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by life partner Poni Morgan-Daines; son Kainoa Daines; daughters Lilia Daines and Melissa Ha’o; sisters Betty Johnson and Joanne and Rose Ha’o; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Futaba Higuchi

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 5, 2015
Futaba Higuchi, 87, of Lahaina, a retired Kaanapali Beach Hotel executive housekeeper, died at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband James S.; daughters Pauline Kitada, Lynette Ruppert and Barbara Higuchi; a grandchild; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Richard Ah Fong Kong

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 22, 2015
Richard Ah Fong Kong, 81, of Kaneohe, an Army veteran, construction industry worker and retired construction company owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hakipuu. He is survived by wife Clementine “Napu”; sons Richard Kong Jr. and Herschel Baptista; daughter Richlynn; brothers Milton, Eugene, Darrel and Dennis; sister Charlotte Ching; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ko’olau Ballrooms, Ko’olau Golf Course. Service: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Katy Wishard Lowrey

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 22, 2015
Katy Wishard Lowrey, 93, of Waimea, Hawaii, died in Hakalau, Hawaii. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Packet and Mike, and five grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kalahikiola Church, Kohala. Gathering to follow at Kolea, Wailea Bay. Donations suggested to the Waimea Outdoor Circle and North Hawaii Hospice.

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William Ah Pung Lum

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 28, 2015
William Ah Pung Lum, 80, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a retired Maui County wastewater plant operator and Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by son Kendall; daughters Carla Uesato, Patricia Hao and Willette Sunada; brothers Elmer and Stanley A.W.; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Molokai Yacht Club.

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James Christopher Mathews

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 2, 2015
James Christopher Mathews, 47, of Mililani, a resident manager and Navy veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Florida. He is survived by son JC and sisters Bridget Whitaker and Cecilia Mathews. Service: 1:30 p.m. May 24 at University Lab School cafeteria. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Jane Mitsuda

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 7, 2015
Jane Mitsuda, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Little George’s Restaurant waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Gary; daughter Gayle Shimabukuro; brothers Haruo, Sueharu and Katsumi Tsuchida; sister Alva Rosskoff; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. May 27 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. May 28 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Marina N. Nacapuy

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Marina N. Nacapuy, 73, of Waipahu, a retired Sears, Roebuck & Co. seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by stepsons Roy, Ronald and Randy Nacapuy, and Joseph Limon; stepdaughter Gail; parents Estanislao and Petra; sisters Encarnacion Nacapuy and Virgina Lagua; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Fedelina D. Rancapollo

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 18, 2015
Fedelina D. Rancapollo, 92, of Kahului, died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Sual Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Alfredo, Demetrio and Arcangel; brother Hilario Domingo; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, in the Garden of Meditation. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Shannon Kaipo Alvarez

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Shannon Kaipo Alvarez, 38, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Shanli K. Tatemichi-Alvarez; parents Ernest Alvarez and Stephanie Calimpong; brothers Ricky Alvarez, and Eli and Adrian Hornos; sister Malia Silva; half-brothers Kalani, Eric and Evan; and grandparents Louis and Mercedes Calimpong. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Arpinia Taiping Sampaga

Posted On May 17th, 2015 -

May 2, 2015
Arpinia Taiping Sampaga, 92, of Hilo, a retired proprietress of Val’s Inn in Pepeekeo, died at Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Arthur and Paquito “Clyde”; daughters Estefania “Jane” Tam, Angeles Omaya, Veronica Kitayama, Petrona Valentino and Nedeen Calica; brothers Jose Quilet and Robert Escuadro; sisters Juanita Pascual and Betty Jane Macalino; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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