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Barbara Fumiko Sakai

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 4, 2014
Barbara Fumiko Sakai, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Woolworth salesclerk, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sandra Goo and Dorothy Morioka, brothers Richard and Thomas Settsu, sister Elaine Onizuka, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Cristie Dulce Crail

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 2, 2014
Cristie Dulce Crail, 33, of Ewa Beach, a technical support employee for Oceanic Time Warner Cable, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Larry-Dulcen Tagura; daughters Dulce-Faith Tagura, and Julianne-Dulce and Jonistie-Marie Viernes; father Dennis; brother Christopher; and sister Leah Tagura. Visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 2 at St. Jude Catholic Church. Eulogy: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Charles Masayuki Tokumi

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 9, 2014
Charles Masayuki Tokumi, 85, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. government supply clerk at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Gladys S.; sons Carl Y., Kurt Y., Keith I. and Len T.; daughter Phyllis N. Blackenship; brother George; sisters Hazel Suzuki and Etsuko Tagami; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Fusayo Matsuyama

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 8, 2014
Fusayo Matsuyama, 97, of Hilo, retired owner of Hawaii Bargain Store, died in Hilo. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Corliss Yamaki, Sandra Nishida and Faith Kanda; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hawaii Island Adult Care or Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin.

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Kimiyo I. Sakoda

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

June 19, 2014
Kimiyo I. Sakoda, 96, of Lihue, a homemaker, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard and James, daughter Sharon Walbaum, sisters Yoshiko Kano and Chikayo Ichiyama, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Rosalina Acoba Encarnacion

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 8, 2014
Rosalina Acoba Encarnacion, 74, of Kailua, a registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jose; son Ronald; brothers Rico, Albert and Nando Rombaoa; sister Leonarda Rombaoa-Descalzi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tecla Hermano Transfiguracion

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 16, 2014
Tecla Hermano Transfiguracion, 65, of North Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Puuhale Market salesclerk, died. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Urwin H. and Angelo H., daughters Aurelia Transfiguracion-Morales and Lyn Transfiguracion-Panarigan, sisters Florentina Hermano-Rasalan and Filomena Hermano, and eight grandchildren. 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 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Steven William Lani Miner

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 12, 2014
Steven William Lani “Mynah” Miner, 63, of Kaneohe, a Hawaii State Hospital retiree and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Ann; son Steven Jr.; daughters Maraea “Kuuipo” Tilton and Myra Miner; brothers Joseph and Samuel; sisters Stephanie and Faith Miner, Louise Auwae and Annette Naba; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Opal-Dean Kuuipo Sao

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 17, 2014
Opal-Dean Kuuipo Sao, 46, of Waianae, a seamstress, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by parents Lily K. Cooper Campbell and James Dessie Campbell Sr., brothers James D. Campbell and Clifford A.K. Cooper, and sister Victoria Kawaihae Campbell. Celebration of life at a later date. Contact family for more information.

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Sy Patrick Francisco

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 14, 2014
Sy Patrick Francisco, 47, of Hawaii died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by daughter Alyssa; parents Semon and Mary Ann; brothers Sean, Shane, Sid and Seth Francisco, John Lopez and James Kong; and sisters Jenneen Ragasa, Jemuel Laymance and Jeriel Almodova. Private services.

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Ethel Ayako Wada

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

June 24, 2014
Ethel Ayako Wada, 85, of Anahola, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Jacob; sons Wayne, Miles and Calvin; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Sachiko Mitsuyoshi

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 6, 2014
Sachiko Mitsuyoshi, 88, of Hilo, a Crown Life Insurance Co. clerk, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother Hisao Yamamoto and sisters Amy Ogawa and Helen Tanaka. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Tamotsu Sasaki

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 19, 2014
Tamotsu “Tom” Sasaki, 92, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died in Keaau. He was born in Pahoa. He is survived by wife Betty, son Alan, daughter Linda Hale, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Clifford Joseph Freitas

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 2, 2014
Clifford Joseph “Cliff” Freitas, 80, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Clifford and Wilfred, daughters Beth Alice Hedge and Agnes Teves, eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Hazlett Thomas Weatherwax

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 16, 2014
Hazlett Thomas Weatherwax, 64, of Honolulu, a retired city firefighter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife san shoppell, son Kana’i, daughter Shelley, mother Mildred K. and brothers Wallace and Wendell. Email alohahazlett@gmail.com for Aug. 14 service information and online condolences. Palaka and aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarship Fund or any charitable organization.

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Herbert M. Miyahira

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

Jan. 22, 2014
Herbert M. Miyahira, 81, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by brother Robert and sister Jean. Private services.

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Erman K.K. Siu

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 11, 2014
Erman K.K. Siu, 83, of Honolulu, a veteran of the Air Force and Army Reserve, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Albert and George, and sisters Stella Lock and Janice Heu. Private services.

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Manuel Cordeiro Galdera

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 3, 2014
Manuel Cordeiro Galdera, 102, of Honolulu, a supply supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Lois Whitecliff, three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. No services. Updated service information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Florence Fusako Yamada

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 2, 2014
Florence Fusako Yamada, 87, of Kaneohe, co-owner of Kailua Fender Shop, died at home. She was born in South Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Harry Jr. and Jacob, daughter Lourene Credille, sisters Emily T. Higa and Elizabeth T. Okada, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 46-117 Halaulani St., Kaneohe. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Cynthia Lynn Mooney

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 6, 2014
Cynthia Lynn Mooney, 56, of Kailua, a registered nurse, died in Kailua. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by companion Bryan K. Amona; daughters Jeweli A.K. and Jasmine K. Amona; mother Jewell O.; sisters Barbara M. Hoppe, Sandra Osborn and Patti Lewis; and four grandchildren. Services pending.

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Peter A. Soares

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 19, 2014
Peter A. Soares, 61, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Kauai County Parks and Recreation retiree and Lihue Plantation employee, died. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Namnama “Nama,” son Robert, daughter Crystal, mother Alma, brother Manuel and sister Veronica Colobong. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 9 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Otto Hoopii

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 3, 2014
Otto Hoopii, 67, of Honolulu, a retired city mason, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Georgina “Tita”; sons George I., Dwight “Kawika,” Joshua and Jonathan; daughters Jody P. Palama, Jolynne “Jojo” Papaia, Kalau Kekoa, and Jonalyne and Hauoli Hoopii; brother Charles; sister Martha Kuhiiki; 27 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 2 at the mortuary. Services at noon. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Roger Mun Far Young

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 20, 2014
Roger Mun Far Young, 86, of Aiea, business owner of Mahalo Realty, died in Aiea. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Rita; sons Alan, Gary, Eric and Curtis; daughter Glynis Higuchi; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kikue Nakasone

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Kikue “Kay” Nakasone, 95, of Mililani died in Kapolei. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Raymond and Edwin; daughter Rowena Ogata; sisters Mineko Shiroma, Gertrude Yogi, Sumiko Inafuku and Evelyn Perry; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Thomas Jefferson Alfred Jr.

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 16, 2014
Thomas Jefferson Alfred Jr., 80, of Waipahu, a chemical processor, died at home. He was born in Fagaalu, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Moala; sons Jefferson and Kealia V. Alfred, and Samuel Tupou; daughters Christina Juan, Theresa Williams and Emmly Eguires; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Laura Kekahaualani Stokoe

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 13, 2014
Laura Kekahaualani “Lala” Stokoe, 73, of Hauula, a retired Kahuku High School teacher’s aide, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leo E.; sons Mitchell K. and Michael K. Balutski, and Landon T. Stokoe; daughters Melanie K. Balutski and Marvelle K. Burdett; brother Clayton Iseke; sisters Elaine Keale and Frances M. Kamoku; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula, 53-958 Kamehameha Highway. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Charles Masao Iseri

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Charles Masao Iseri, 93, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Haruko, daughters Ada Matsumoto and Charlene Fujishige, sister Dorothy and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Kathleen R. Nolan

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 9, 2014
Kathleen R. Nolan, 71, of Ewa Beach, a Liberty House buyer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ohio. She is survived by husband Michael J., sons Christopher J. and Michael J. Jr., daughter Dolores A. Madden, brothers James T. Jr. and John Robson, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10 a.m.

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David Kaiena Bishaw

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

July 16, 2014
David Kaiena “Honey Boy” Bishaw, 85, of Pearl City, a retired Matson merchant seaman, died in Pearl City. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by sons David Bishaw II, and Russel and John Phifer; daughters Lei Mokiao, Margaret “Lepeka” Makekau, Iwalani Enriques and Lavon Respicio; brother Alexander; 27 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown Chapel, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Fujio Sueno

Posted On July 26th, 2014 -

June 30, 2014
Fujio Sueno, 95, of Hilo, an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company C, 100th Infantry Battalion during World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alice, son Leroy, daughters Leimomi Kawakami and Norma Kobashigawa, sister Hiroko Kamita, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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