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Howard Katsumi Hirokawa

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Aug. 21, 2013
Howard Katsumi Hirokawa, 76, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeEvelyn; sons Michael and Mark; daughters Colleen Tanaka, Jennifer Mulholland and Penny Okano; brother Dr. Roy; sistersMyrtle Kaneshiro and Dorothy Kometani; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Aiko Sato

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

April 26, 2013
Aiko Sato, 80, of Honolulu, a retired C. Brewer & Co. systems analyst, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Edwin S. and Harold S., and sister Lynne S. Daugherty. Private services.

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Elizabeth deSilva Ignacio

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 13, 2013
Elizabeth deSilva “Nana” Ignacio, 97, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a homemaker and retired caregiver, died at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Terence; daughtersDianne Lonokapu, Rita K. Shirota and Veronica Crivello; 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at ImmaculateHeart ofMary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 1. Casual attire.

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Masuko T. Shibata

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 4, 2013
Masuko T. Shibata, 97, ofPepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Memorial Hospital practical nurse, died in LifeCare Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Keay, Owen and Roy; brothers Kikuo and Stanley Tsue; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Masako Miura Ishii

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

June 27, 2013
Masako Miura Ishii, 103, ofHonolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sonsLloyd and Robert, daughter Pauline Yanagisawa, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Elisa Mercado Sonico

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 3, 2013
Elisa Mercado Sonico, 96, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sonsFaustino and Juanito; daughters Angela Siruno, Cornelia Andaya, Emiliana Rulloda and Rosa Ibon; brother Hildo Mercado; 20 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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John Edward Kalehuawehe

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 7, 2013
John Edward Kalehuawehe, 71, of Wailuku, a retired Maui County refuse supervisor, died inMaui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Roselani; son John “Keoni” Jr.; daughters Lorraine, Jonnelle and Michelle; brothers Allan G. “Braddah”and Andrew H.; sister Betty-Lou Rodrigues; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. to noon Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass:1 p.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Evelyn Soucie

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 10, 2013
Evelyn Soucie, 61, of East Chicago, Ind., a retired state of Hawaii custodian, died in East Chicago. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Jack Gayer and Roger Soucie, and sisters Theresa Boyle and Phyllis Trimm. Celebration of life:noon Sunday at 98-1874 Hapaki St., Aiea.

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Gordon WayneKamauoha

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 19, 2013
Gordon Wayne Kamauoha, 56, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wifeHelen; sonsHerman, Gordon Jr. and John R.; daughters Lea and Raven; sisters Ella Williams and Wilma Schwenke; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1373 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial:10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Homelani MemorialPark.

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Ethel Shikiye Suenaka

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 7, 2013
Ethel Shikiye Suenaka, 95, ofWaipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughtersAmy Katsumoto and Claire Park; brotherTadayuki Murakami; sistersMitsuno “Pat”Yamaoka, Sueno “Sue” Saito and Michiko Matsunaga; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Kwai Wah Lee

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Aug. 25, 2013
Kwai Wah Lee, 86, ofKeaukaha, Hawaii, a retired Wailoa Tire &Recapping Co. foreman, dispatcher and safety representative at the former HT&T Trucking Co. in Hilo, and former president of the Keaukaha Community Association, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Darren T.W.M.; daughters Deborah L. Lee, Drusilla H. Johsens, Derede P. Kimata and Denby L.Y.K. Toci; brother Kin Wah; sisters Miu Chee Matsumura and Miu Lin Sibayton; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Haili Congregational Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 7. Aloha attire.

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Edward Masakatsu Tachikawa

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Aug. 30, 2013
Edward Masakatsu Tachikawa, 89, of Lihue, proprietor of Eddie’s Upholstery and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. He was born inPuhi, Kauai. He is survived by daughtersEllaKonno, Cheryl Tachikawa and Jan Oshizu; brother Robert; sister Betty Steiger; and five grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Janice Miyo Hoshino Ah Nee

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 4, 2013
Janice Miyo Hoshino Ah Nee, 52, of Honolulu, a bank examiner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Lawrence R. Jr., parents Richard and Esther Hoshino, stepson Christian G.K., stepdaughter Robin C.A., brothers Paul and Roy Hoshino, and two step-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Gerald Kaonohi Leslie

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 12, 2013
GeraldKaonohi “Papa” Leslie, 78, of Honolulu, a retiredmarine machinist engineer with Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 38 and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons William “Kaipo,” Gordon “Busta” and Guy “Kalani”; daughters Geraline “Eve” Pascua, Georgette “Harry”Arruda and Gordean “Deanie” Leslie-Walk; sisters Muriel Kahoonei and June Borden; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Larry Isao Tanabe

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 15, 2013
Larry Isao Tanabe, 67, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Post Office clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeKaren; sons Lyle andDane; brothersGeorge, Melvyn and Alan; and sister Donna. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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RobertTaro Ashimine

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 13, 2013
Robert Taro Ashimine, 101, ofHonolulu, former owner of Kuliouou Service &Repair and a retired gardener, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Roy S., Daniel K. and Stanley T.; daughtersJanice Y. Lee and Sandra M. Miyagawa; sisters Elsie K. Sumi, Jane K. Koki and Jean S. Ashimine; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tauai Ofoia Manu

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Aug. 28, 2013
Tauai Ofoia Manu, 72, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Pavaiai, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Nuu Sr.; sons Luteru, Nuu Jr. and Leoti; daughtersIole Lofa, Fafou Sula, Manuleletautala Manu and Sarai Manu Salima; 26 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Central Samoan Assembly of God, 3544 Kalihi St. Services:6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Janice Setsuko Uejo

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Aug. 18, 2013
Janice Setsuko Uejo, 73, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Kalakaua Middle School, died in Hale Pulama Mau, Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husbandThomas T., sons Kelly andJason, daughter Tracey, brothers Russell and Mark Morita, sistersMarion Tomomitsu and Susan Mobley, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John Yin Wo Ching

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Sept. 15, 2013
John Yin Wo Ching, 74, of North Kohala,Hawaii, a certified welder, heavy equipment operator and rancher, died at home. He also was a Navy veteran. He was born in Kohala. He is survived by wife Patsy Ann; sons Wallace and Shane; daughter JohnelleKainoa; brothers Wilfred, William “Tammy” and Gilbert; sister Ruth Lee; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahua Ranch, Paniolo Lanai, in Kohala. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Inurnment at a later date. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Howard Shizuo Matsumura

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Aug. 22, 2013
Howard Shizuo Matsumura, 87, ofAltadena, Calif., a self-employed gardener and landscaper, died in Pasadena, Calif. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wifeYaeko and daughtersPam Cravenor, and Debbie and Tami Matsumura. Private services.

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Jane Masako Uyeda

Posted On September 23rd, 2013 -

Aug. 23, 2013
Jane Masako Uyeda, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base secretary, died at home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by brother Albert K. and sister Marjorie S. Hirashima. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jens Kamaluhiaokalani Coloma

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 18, 2013
Jens Kamaluhiaokalani “Lil Jens” Coloma, 27, of Waimanalo died in Las Vegas. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by parents Lawrence and Annette and sisters Shasta Coloma and Sharae Wolfe. Services:10 a.m. Oct. 5 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 41-054 Ehukai St., Waimanalo. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edward Tsutomu Okuhara

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 29, 2013
Edward Tsutomu Okuhara, 79, of Honolulu, a National Guard veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet; daughters Tammy Kajiyama, Robyn Wago and Jackie T. Bonifacio; brothers Nobu, Fred, Tamotsu and Raymond; sister Janet; and three grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6 p.m. Inurnment:10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Aurelio Zaragosa Evangelista

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Sept. 19, 2013
Aurelio Zaragosa Evangelista, 84, of Lahaina, a retired landscaper, died at home. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria; son Julio; daughters Natividad Ancheta, Erlinda Cortado, Marina Manera and Evelyn Gali; sister Basilia Evangelista; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church in Lahaina. Mass:7 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Herman Manuel Paulino Jr.

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Sept. 3, 2013
Herman Manuel Paulino Jr., 37, of Honolulu, a Brew Moon Restaurant line cook and security guard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Julita A. “Gloria,” brother Jessie and sisters JoAnn Paulino and Hermelita Jane Olipares. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Friday at the church. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences:hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Matsue Fujii

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Sept. 14, 2013
Matsue Fujii, 100, of Lahaina, Maui, owner of Ichiki Store, now known as Olowalu General Store, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Wallace and Donald, brother Hidemi Ichiki, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Sept. 29 at Lahaina Jodo Mission. Services:10:30 a.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Lahaina Jodo Mission. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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John Alvin Robello

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Sept. 11, 2013
John Alvin Robello, 46, of Honolulu, a heavy equipment operator, died in Honolulu. He was born inHonolulu. He is survived by sons Conrad and Cody Robello-Passi; daughters Chyann and Carsyn Robello-Passi; brothers Tony De Mello and Ernest and Frank Robello; sister Mary Tarutani; and two grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ruth Marie Hazel

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 2, 2013
Ruth Marie Hazel, 87, of Kapolei, a secretary and bookkeeper at Paradise Fixtures in Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Brentwood, Calif. She is survived by sons Daniel and Steven, daughter Ronna Marie, nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes:10 a.m. Saturday at Lanikai Boat Ramp in Kailua. Celebration of life to follow at Jose’s Mexican Cafe & Cantina, 1134 Koko Head Ave., Kaimuki. Casual attire. Aloha attire.

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Feliciano A. Sanchez

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Sept. 1, 2013
Feliciano A. Sanchez, 78, of Wailuku, Maui, an irrigator for Wailuku Sugar Co., died at home.He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ofelia C., sons Ferdinand C. and Jerold C., brothers Federito C. and Joauqin A., sister Felicia Guieb and two grandchildren. Services:6-9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Additional services:9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the mortuary. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Maui MemorialPark. Online condolences:ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Geraldine Mitsuko Honda

Posted On September 22nd, 2013 -

Sept. 8, 2013
Geraldine Mitsuko Honda, 86, of Wailuku, a retired MauiMedical Group registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Shufflo S., sons Bryan and Lane, daughters Gail Mun, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences:nakamuramortuary.com.

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