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Fusako Frances Tochigi

Posted On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 2, 2016
Fusako Frances Tochigi, 98, of Honolulu, a retired American Embassy administrator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Tomiko Okayama and Kazuko Uyeda. Private services.

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Linda Yoshie Kawahara

Posted On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 7, 2016
Linda Yoshie Kawahara, 70, of Honolulu, a Kuakini Medical Center account representative, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Karen Goto and Arlene Ohtani. Private services. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Betty McGarrity

Posted On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 18, 2016
Betty McGarrity, 85, of Kailua, a retired secretary, died in Kailua. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by daughter Donna L., sisters Billie Jose and Patty Hobbs, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Rodney Fausto Dumling

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 8, 2016
Rodney Fausto Dumling, 75, of Lanai City, a retired self-employed painter, died at home. He was born on Lanai. He is survived by wife Vicenta, son Fausto, daughter Christine Gomes, brothers Leroy Fernandez and Alan Dumling, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. May 30 at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. June 4 at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. June 6 at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ramel Sanchez Wamil

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 22, 2016
Ramel Sanchez Wamil, 45, of Honolulu, owner of Hawaii Local Luxury Cab, died in Honolulu. He was born in St. Traxedes, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Jordan and Chauncey Clark-Wamil; mother Felicidad; brothers Ruben Jr. and Ronnie Wamil, and Rocky Feller; and sister Rufelia Tomas. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. May 28 at Kawaihae Canoe Club, 613675 Akoni Pule Highway. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Antone Fernandez Jr.

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 16, 2016
Antone “Sonny” Fernandez Jr., 88, of Pukalani, Maui, a Navy veteran and retired deputy director of the Maui County Department of Liquor Control, died in Kahului. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Tony, daughters Antoinette Abreu and Juliette Kim, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. May 29 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Services: 11:30 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Alice M. Yamauchi

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 16, 2016
Alice M. Yamauchi, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Holsum/Oroweat saleswoman, died in Honolulu. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by son Ross, daughters Kelley and Jade, brother Robert Hirano, sister Shirley Kodani and five grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Eleanor Lani Akau

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 28, 2016
Eleanor Lani Akau, 79, of Kane-ohe, a Gomes Bus Service school bus driver, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Norman, Joseph and Abraham Akau, and Leonard Ige; daughter Marguerite Aina; sister Rita Martin; 21 grandchildren; and 58 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. May 28 at Waimanalo Beach Park (campsite area). Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rita Phillips Fernandez

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 14, 2016
Rita Phillips Fernandez, 93, of Kula, Maui, a retired Makawao Public Library custodian, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Thomas, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 31 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Kula. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Rurie Yamaguchi

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 15, 2016
Rurie Yamaguchi, 96, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by daughter Rumiko Nakagawa and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Andrew de Aquino

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 15, 2016
Andrew de Aquino, 71, of Kahului, a retired state Department of Transportation groundskeeper foreman, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Bruce; daughters Jennifer and Andrea de Aquino, and Leslie Rego; mother Emelia; brothers Fred and Leonard; sisters Louisa Pacubas, Candy Santos, Dolores Conroy, Patty Saltiban and Lita Marcellus; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 27 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Karlada Leimamo Gifford

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 30, 2016
Karlada Leimamo Gifford, 63, of Waianae, a ground transport supervisor and president of the Ewa Beach PAL T-ball league, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Steve “PeeWee”; sons Steve P. Jr., Shonton K., Shone K., Shane K. and Ka’aumoana K.; daughter Abigail K. Powell; sister Claudia L. Kealoha; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 28 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gregorio Arca

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 19, 2016
Gregorio Arca, 91, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. payload operator, died at home. He was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Pacita; son Nestor; daughters Lynda Arca, Rose Kobayashi and Elizabeth “Lainey” Wakayama; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 25 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. May 26 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Derrick Mitsuji Hatada

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 9, 2016
Derrick Mitsuji Hatada, 55, of Wailuku, an office manager for a Maui accounting firm, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Michele Kato; mother Tokiko Hatada; and brothers Wendell, Darrell and Curtis. Visitation: 4 p.m. May 27 at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Jane Asako Asada

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 3, 2016
Jane Asako Asada, 96, of Aiea, retired proprietor of Waipahu Fish Market, died in Waipahu. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons James, Leslie and David; brother Harold Takeoka; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. May 25 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Charles Kiai Kaalele III

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 18, 2016
Charles Kiai Kaalele III, 52, of Waimanalo, a heavy equipment operator, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Joanna U., and brothers Colin and Scott. Services: 2 p.m. May 27 at Kaiona Beach Park. Casual and beach attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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William Divinney Bohan Jr.

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 4, 2016
William Divinney Bohan Jr., 84, of Kaneohe, an automobile manager and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Leslie “Dee”; sons William III and Robert Bohan, and Michael Rixford; daughters Carrie Montgomery and Taryn Bohan; sisters Marilyn Valenzuela and Virginia Rodriguez; and three grandchildren. Military honors ceremony: 1 p.m. June 2 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. at Waikiki Yacht Club. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Alan Ehukai Kahuhu

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 30, 2016
Alan Ehukai Kahuhu, 52, of Makawao, Maui, a construction industry worker and a cook at the Stopwatch Bar and Grill, died at home. He was born in Makaha. He is survived by wife Lisa; son Luke; daughters Kristine, Lyndsey and Keani; brother Dana; sisters Evelyn Yip Chow, Melinda Agaleva’a and Irene Davis; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 27 at Christ the King Church, 20 W. Wakea Ave. Services: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ralph Bulger Jr.

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 13, 2016
Ralph Bulger Jr., 80, of Kahului died at home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Ines; sons Steven M., Jeffrey S. and Thomas P.; brother Michael F.; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 1 at Christ the King Church. Mass to follow at the church. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Reginald Kahalekipa Kanoho

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 17, 2016
Reginald Kahalekipa Kanoho, 81, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Reggie Jr. and Kevin Kanoho, and Roger and Lino Santa Monica; daughter Camilla Santa Monica; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 28 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: ballard familymoanaluamortuary.com.

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David James Cariaga

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 9, 2016
David James Cariaga, 51, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Sylvia, brother Michael and sister Suzanne DeVera. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 28 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Lenora Jene Kealoha

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 12, 2016
Lenora Jene “Norie-Jene” Kealoha, 55, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker, died. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Mike; sons Kevin, Jonathan and Makana; mother Nettie Giles; stepfather David Giles; brother Donny Cuslidge; sisters Brenda Medel, Dava Adams, Misty Summers and Mandy Souza; and four grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. May 28 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 230 E. Welakahao Road.

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Cedric Floyd Cartajena

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 1, 2016
Cedric Floyd Cartajena, 55, of Mililani, an Army veteran and a city Department of Transportation Services employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katherine V.; daughters Raenelle Cartajena and Cristyn Grace; stepson Warren Mortin; stepdaughters Denise Wilson, Dana Pacheco, Paula Enos and Renita Kim; sister Joslyn; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 27 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gregoria Delapina Leyson

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 28, 2016
Gregoria Delapina “Gladys” Leyson, 86, of Hilo, a homemaker and a state caregiver for the elderly, died at home. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by sons Riley, Gregory, Kei and Kelly; daughter La Fawn Mayeda; sisters Concepcion “Connie” Vidinha, Maximina “Maxie” Sahut and Catherine Elaine Rego; 21 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon May 27 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 1:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Albert Robert Chock

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 10, 2016
Albert Robert “Bobo” Chock, 62, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Monica “Mokihana” Reinhardt-Chock; sons Chance Reinhardt-Ne, Chain and Chief Reinhardt-Chock, and Krishawn “Kaleo” Chock; daughter Wendy “Lei”; stepdaughter Chilin Reinhardt; brothers Harry, James “Kimo,” David and Jacob Apolo; sisters Annette Segundo, Matilda Chaney, Wanda “Aulani” Chock, Julie “Apolo” Andrews and Consuelo Apolo-Gonzalves; two grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 28 at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Celebration of life to follow at Iao Valley. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Martha Masuda

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 9, 2016
Martha Masuda, 71, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Melvyn and brother Roger Tanji. Private services.

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Lillian Michiko Choo

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

April 27, 2016
Lillian Michiko Choo, 95, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Marian Tsue and Anne Moore, brothers Shigeru and Suehiro Yamamoto, sisters Kikuye Yamamoto and Tsugiko Gaspar, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Brian P. McAlinden

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 12, 2016
Brian P. McAlinden, 72, of Pukalani, Maui, a construction electrician, died at home. He was born in Jersey City, N.J. He is survived by wife Mary, sons Brian and Daniel, daughter Teresa Notarangelo and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. May 28 at 3058 Ainalani Drive, Pukalani. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Solidad Costa

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 11, 2016
Solidad “Jeanette” Costa, 91, of Lahaina died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughter Dorothy, four grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. May 26 at Maria Lanakila Church. Burial to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Nicholas Charles Neumeier

Posted On May 22nd, 2016 -

May 11, 2016
Nicholas Charles Neumeier, 72, of Mililani, a retired Army master sergeant who served in the Vietnam War and a retired club manager for the federal government, died in Aiea. He was born in Paris, Ark. He is survived by wife Tammie “Nuey”; brothers Edward, Robert and Vincent; and sister Sharon Weinsinger. Private services.

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