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Tamio Futa

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 20, 2014
Tamio Futa, 93, of Kula, Maui, an owner and operator of Futa Lures, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Stanley, Stephen, Gerald and Dwayne; daughter Sheryl Futa-Kong; brothers Shinji, Roy and Suna; sister Kyoko Mizota; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Errol Opuulani Hind

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Errol Opuulani Hind, also known as “Earl” and “Skeezo,” 70, of Honolulu, a Waikiki beach boy, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katharine; sons Aaron and Troy; brothers Ralph, Wayne and Keith; sisters Sheila Hanohano, Iwalani Waite and Lovely Hind; and a grandchild. Scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Thursday at Kuhio Beach.

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Clara Toshiko Nishioka

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Clara Toshiko Nishioka, 94, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis K., son Clyde M., daughters Sherron T. Iopa and Lynnette S. Sakamoto, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jeanette Tomeko Sato

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Jeanette Tomeko Sato, 85, of Wailuku, a pantry worker for Maui hotels including the Hilton, Sheraton, Marriott and Maui Surf, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Floyd, daughters Edna Shimabukuro and Gwen Guerrero, brother Kumeo Murayama, sisters Tsuyako and Tomiko Murayama, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Darrin K. Yamamoto

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 20, 2014
Darrin K. Yamamoto, 48, of Ewa Beach, a Times Supermarket produce manager at the Beretania Street store, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Valerie Chun, father Kenneth K., mother Betsy T. and brothers Darryl, Lance and Aren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Takao Harano

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 18, 2014
Takao “Harry” Harano, 90, of Honolulu, a retired engineer for the Department of the Army, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Tetsuo. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Hirao

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 19, 2014
Richard “Dick” Hirao, 93, of Honolulu, owner of Nisshodo Mochiya, shihan of Koboji Dojo and an Army veteran, died in Care Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bessie M.; son Michael T.; daughters Elaine H. Koanui, Dianne K. Brooks and Doreen A. Hirao-Doo; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Nov. 4 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. (Original Oct. 19 services rescheduled.) Casual attire. No flowers.

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Harue Oshiro

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 31, 2014
Harue Oshiro, 85, of Honolulu, a former dental assistant and retired KC Drive Inn waitress, died. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Joyce Nishimura and Shelly Kuramoto, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Yoshio Shigezawa

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 22, 2014
Yoshio Shigezawa, 83, of Wailuku, a Maui district judge, an attorney and an Air Force veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Lee Ann; daughter Dr. Allison; brothers Etsuo, Haruo, Kazumi and George; sisters Annette Sumada, Mieko Gash, Fusae Shigezawa and Satsuki Childers; and three grandchildren. Services at a later date. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Fusae Yamamoto

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 23, 2014
Fusae Yamamoto, 95, of Hilo, a printing assistant for the former Acme Printery, died at home. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Ichiro Hashimoto and sister Sueko Fukuda. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Evelyn Kiyoko Honda

Posted On October 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 14, 2014
Evelyn Kiyoko Honda, 98, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Patrice O’Day, brother James Masada, sisters Margaret Kunimura and Jane Fujii, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu. com.

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Mary Caroline Chow

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Sister Mary Caroline Chow, 91, of Kaneohe, a sub prioress of the Carmel of the Holy Trinity, died at home. She was born in Hong Kong. She is survived by sisters Soing and Cecelia. Services: 5 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Carmel of the Holy Trinity Chapel. Visitation to follow until 8 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Carmelite Monastery, 6301 Pali Highway, Kaneohe, HI 96744. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Patsy D. Wakefield

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 11, 2014
Patsy D. Wakefield, 72, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Makaha. She was born in Guam. She is survived by husband Gerald P., son Gerald Jr. and sisters Winnie Camacho and Mildred Taitague. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Eddie Fola

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 26, 2014
Eddie Fola, 77, of Honolulu, a chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Filomena; sons Tony and Patrick Limutau, and Eddie Jr. and Rahmat Fola; daughter Filomena; brothers Jerry and Saio’o; sisters Vitolina Hayes, Victoria Lahaye, Elena Fola and Elsie Jones; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Agnes Marie Wong

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Sister Agnes Marie Wong, 89, of Kaneohe, a mother superior at the Carmel of the Holy Trinity, died at home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by brothers Howard and Edward, and sisters Winfred Yee, Constance Mow and Josephine Yao. Services: 5 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Carmel of the Holy Trinity Chapel. Visitation to follow until 8 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Carmelite Monastery, 6301 Pali Highway, Kaneohe, HI 96744. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Patrick Hong Ngen Hee

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 2, 2014
Patrick Hong Ngen Hee, 94, of Honolulu, a state tax examiner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Eleanor Y.P.; son Vernon G.K.; daughters Karen L. Lee and Becky H. Arakawa; sisters Priscilla and Pauline Tom, and Poi Yee F. Lau; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Kenneth Masami Yamane

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Kenneth Masami Yamane, 71, of Kailua, a hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorna H.; brothers Arnold Yamane, and Norman and Thomas Okamura; and sister Charlotte Tamashiro. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tadamori Ige

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 25, 2014
Tadamori “Mori” Ige, 94, of Aiea, an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company F, died in Aiea. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Kikue, sons Barney and Brian, daughters Kathy Matsumoto and Charlene Onaga, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hatsuo Yamasaki

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 17, 2014
Hatsuo Yamasaki, 92, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired Puna Sugar Co. mechanic, died in Oceanside, Calif. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Kathleen Nakagawa and Avis Fuchsberger; brother Stanley; sisters Kiyomi Takeuchi, Patsy Aoyagi and Hanae Yamasaki; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Seok Hwan In

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Seok Hwan In, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Korea Marine Corps musician, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by sons Ed and Richard, daughters Julianne In and Diane Kim, six grandchildren and a great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church.

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Theresa Catherine Yearian

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Theresa Catherine Yearian, 103, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Odessa, Saskatchewan. She is survived by son Frederick, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Benjamin Kyle Apele

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 17, 2014
Benjamin Kyle Apele, 45, of Honolulu, a tile setter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Rawsty W. Leleo-Apele, mother Lorraine C. and brother Kurt W. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Oct. 25 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dorothy Misao Jitchaku

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 19, 2014
Dorothy Misao Jitchaku, 90, of Waipahu, a retired Zippy’s employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Calvin; daughter Marjorie; brothers Richard and Robert Shimabukuro; sisters Hazel Shimabukuro, Nancy Higa and Florence Nakama; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Services rescheduled for an obituary published Monday.

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Pedro “Pete” Arcinio

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 20, 2014
Pedro “Pete” Arcinio, 92, of Pearl City, a retired plumber, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wai-akea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Consolacion D., sons Sidney and Jon, daughter Joanne, sister Eusibia Thomas, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Grace Ellen Kaulunahele

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 4, 2014
Grace Ellen Kaulunahele, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a housekeeper, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Kenneth Rillanos and sisters Linda Kaulunahele and Dianne Akao. Visitation: 8 a.m. Oct. 25 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jack Yoshio Asato

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Jack Yoshio Asato, 84, of Honolulu, a retired electrician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 51 and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by sister Shizue Shimabukuro. Private services.

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Stacy Lynne Flazer Meadows

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Stacy Lynne Flazer Meadows, 50, of Kaneohe, a Kauai Medical Clinic clerk, died. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Daniel “Danny,” sons Ryan and Reyn Nishii, daughter Danylyn, parents George and Carolyn Flazer, brother Shannon Flazer and sister Shelley Flazer. Private services.

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Harry Martin Bender Jr.

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 11, 2014
Harry Martin Bender Jr., 87, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Honolulu, a deputy director of logistics for the Army and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the 1st Marine Division during World War II, died in Florida. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by companion Sadako Connor, daughter Carlyn Strange, four grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Nuuanu. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Navy League of Honolulu or Friends of Windward Wounded Warriors.

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Wayne Mitsuo Okahashi

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 23, 2014
Wayne Mitsuo Okahashi, 60, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold Dairies truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lisa, son Ryan M. and daughter Kristen L.O. Chong. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 25 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Stanley Kilohana Blackstad

Posted On October 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 29, 2014
Stanley Kilohana Blackstad, 82, of Kailua, a retired leaderman and heavy equipment mechanic for McCabe Hamilton & Renny, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lois O. “Miki”; son Boyd; daughters Stanette Miller, Sunnylei Helmond, Lurline Silbernagel, and Billielani and Nicole Blackstad; stepdaughter Lana Schilling; brother Robert; sister Florence Kajiwara; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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