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Kazue Makino

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Kazue Makino, 88, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Sales & Surplus saleswoman and Yamada Furniture employee, died at home. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Goro Toma; sons Eugene, Vernon and Gerald; sisters Meuki Amaral and Daisy Kugisaki; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Private services.

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Liberta Balecha

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 4, 2014
Liberta Balecha, 82, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alan R., Bert J., Alexander C. and Frank D.; daughter Gwendolyn M.B. Dacuag; sister Nancy T. Jurich; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 712 N. School St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Masayoshi Matsuoka

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 20, 2014
Masayoshi “Masa” Matsuoka, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Castle & Cooke computer information services employee and state Department of Transportation Airports Division clerk, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret O.; son Alan; daughter Barbara Tome; brother Douglas; sisters Gladys Murayama, Helen Sonomura and Violet Nakatsuka; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Florence Nit Yung Chang

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 31, 2014
Florence Nit Yung Chang, 90, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alfred; sons Richard and Vincent; daughters Lorrine Chang-Lowder and Beverly Chang; sisters Bertha Ho, Lauretta Gum and Lena Loo; and three grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at New Hope Oahu, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Joseph Mitchell Maukele

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 17, 2014
Joseph Mitchell “Bonehead” Maukele, 73, of Waimanalo died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Scott K. and David K. Maukele, and Joseph M. Kaohulani III; daughter Michelle O.; and sister Kauionalani P.A. Services: noon Tuesday at 41-1300 Waikupanaha St., Waimanalo.

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Toshiko Yamaguchi Chang

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 1, 2014
Toshiko Yamaguchi Chang, 81, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Marino Baldemor Regalado

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 30, 2014
Marino Baldemor Regalado, 97, of Honolulu, a retired stevedore at McCabe, Hamilton and Renny Co., died in Honolulu. He was born in San Juan, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by sons Marino M. and Clarence. Private services; contact family for information. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Connie Ferrara

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Connie Ferrara, 85, of Mililani, a retired Air Force major, died in Mililani. She was born in Phillipsburg, N.J. She is survived by husband Joseph, son Thomas, daughter Tina Pearson, brothers David and Bruce Hamaker, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God-Red Hill, 3400 Moanalua Road. Aloha or casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to First Assembly of God-Red Hill for Missions.

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Barbara Jean Lehuanani Smith

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Barbara Jean Lehuanani Smith, 55, of Laie, formerly of Hoolehua, Molokai, a Laie Temple custodian and Kahuku High School teacher, died in Laie. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Hyran R.; son Carah; daughters Chervonne Magaoa and Merekete McCabe; mother Barbara J. Pawn; brother Dolphin Pawn; sisters Correna Pawn-White, Shonelle Pawn-Kalilikane and La’e Puaa; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Ernest Harrington Glidden Jr.

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Ernest Harrington Glidden Jr., 64, of Hawaii, a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ernest Jordan “E.J.,” daughter Dayna, mother Sueko, companion Lovey Nuuanu, a brother and two sisters. Private services.

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Veronica Ying Lin Zane

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 9, 2014
Veronica Ying Lin Zane, 72, of Honolulu, a Kaiser Medical Center receptionist, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by mother Rose Kwan, brother George Kwan and sisters Lillian and Ellen Kwan, and Virginia Elsen. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ruth Akiko Higa

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Ruth Akiko Higa, 86, of Kapolei, a retired Tokyu Travel tour coordinator, died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Lawrence T., son Wallace S., daughter Ellen M. Mochida, sister Sadako Tanaka and a grandchild. Private services.

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Philip Kam Yee Wong

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Philip Kam Yee Wong, 94, of Kailua, a retired construction company bookkeeper and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Josephine M., son Michael A., sisters Mildred Chang and Rita Lum, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Mass: 7 p.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Harold John Kailihiwa

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 29, 2014
Harold John Kailihiwa, 77, of Turlock, Calif., a retired federal government employee in California and former Heide & Cook plumber in Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Juanita; daughters Lani Cockrell and Clarrisa Kailihiwa; sisters Susan Perry, Janet Bailey, Mary Goetz and Sherly Monroe; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to 3381 Spring Garden Drive, Turlock, CA 95382.

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Alvin Harumasa Yonemura

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 2, 2014
Alvin Harumasa Yonemura, 70, of Aiea, a retired auto body and fender repairman, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Scott and Michael; sisters Jean Sakai, Carol Kondo, Judy Endow, Shirley Miyake, Iris Okura and Ivy Kaneshiro; and seven grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Nobuko Anzai Abe

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 28, 2014
Nobuko Anzai Abe, 99, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Paia Clothes Cleaners, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son James, daughters Ruth Glenn and Lillian Wong, sisters Mary Freitas and Dorothy Anzai, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ernella Kui Farr Kam

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 14, 2014
Ernella Kui Farr Kam, 69, of Honolulu, a legal secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai brother Lalueni Fakatoka; hanai sisters Lovey Saludares, Taniela Fakatoka and Dawn Sanders; and three hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Chinese Church of Christ, 1054 S. King St. Services: 3 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Thomas Masanori Yoshimoto

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 6, 2014
Thomas Masanori “Masa” Yoshimoto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Maluhia Long Term Care Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gerald N., daughter Shirland K. Yoshimura, brother James S., sister Amy T. Kumura, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Philip Christopher Anuenue Cabudol

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 18, 2014
Philip Christopher Anuenue Cabudol, 76, of Kapolei, a veteran of the Hawaii National Guard and Army Reserve Pacific Liaison Command, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Catherine J.R.; daughters Mary Ann Chalker, Sharon Cadiente, Zelda Cabudol and Wanda Kahue; sisters Valeria Cadiz, Vivian Aton and Jeanette Viloria; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Randolph Joseph Kauhane

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 28, 2014
Randolph Joseph “Randy” Kauhane, 67, of Honolulu, a retired assistant general chairman at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen, sons Aaron and Jason, daughter Ursula Tuzon, brother William, sisters Claire Auna and Edwina Rapoza, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church, 45-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Pedro Alejandro Daguro

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 27, 2014
Pedro Alejandro Daguro, 91, of Honolulu, a Reef Hotel and Breakers Hotel retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Gertrude P. “Tudis”; son Derwin; daughters Lynn Tamayo, Jane Young and Greta Stanton; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani Place. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Walter William Konys

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 29, 2014
Walter William Konys, 71, of Wahiawa, a retired Army staff sergeant and a civil services director of public works, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Missouri. He is survived by wife Deborah Ann; son Sean; daughters Paula Muhlenbruch, Kelly Isaacs, Terry Ann Joseph and Francesca Tanaka; sister Geraldine Ley; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Celebration of life at noon Nov. 30 at Maili Beach Park, Waianae. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m.

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Frank L. Elefante

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Frank L. Elefante, 92, of Kailua, a Navy captain, died in Kailua. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by son James, daughters Kathryn Nash and Barbara Ware, brother Henry, sisters Victoria Calizzi and Susan DiMenna, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice or a veterans organization of your choice.

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Aisek Laurdin

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Aisek Laurdin, 60, of Mountain View, Hawaii, an Island Carpentry employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pohnpei, Micronesia. He is survived by wife Merylee; sons Jessie, Moses and Timothy; daughters Herlina Skilling and Lillian, Dinna and Estalyn Laurdin; brothers Petrus, Albert and Marino; sisters Lorensa, Maria, Maria and Rinna; and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday at the family residence, 15-1417 Kaloli St., Keaau, Hawaii. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Faima Shane Faletogo

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 26, 2014
Faima Shane Faletogo, 54, of Pearl City died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Amani Vitale and Ene Faima; daughters Poima Tuli, Thella Maiava and Faith Faletogo; brothers Ene, Fasi, Ioasa and Gary; sisters Eseta Harrington, Faisea Mone, Moenuu Lemau, Leialoha Tatino, Moana Summers and Ruthie and Ina Faletogo; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Lloyd Masao Maeda

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 6, 2014
Lloyd Masao Maeda, 59, of Honolulu, owner of Island Board Designs, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Mabel, brother Lance and sisters Joan Karlzen and Nadine Nakamura. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Annabelle C. Fong

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 25, 2014
Annabelle C. Fong, 88, of Honolulu, a retired director of financial aid at University of Hawaii-Manoa, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert K.H. and Bruce K.S.; daughters Brenda F. Cutwright and Roanne F. Ornelles; sisters Constance Ko, Judith Wong and Meredith Ching; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Kit Davis Mattingly

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 16, 2014
Kit Davis Mattingly, 64, of Princeville, Kauai, a retired self-employed carpenter, died in Regency at Puakea. He was born in Palo Alto, Calif. He is survived by daughter Shannon and a grandchild. Celebration of life at noon Thursday at Puakea Golf Course.

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Betty Tsuruko Uehara-Tamashiro Garcia

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

May 23, 2014
Betty Tsuruko Uehara-Tamashiro Garcia, 97, of Paia, Maui, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Franchot, Roy, Eugene, Richard and Steven Uehara; sisters Yasuko and Ann; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ellen Frances Keahiloa Mattos

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 30, 2014
Ellen Frances Keahiloa “Sister” Mattos, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin clerk, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Douglas, son Bruce Irvine, daughters Ellen Irvine and Jeanann Caniete, brother Walter Ho’oulu, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church. Program: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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