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Toshiyuki Sato

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 9, 2014
Toshiyuki “Toshi” Sato, 83, of Pearl City, a retired Sheraton Waikiki accountant, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Ellen S., sons Jason T. and Scott K., sister Nobuko Kusatsu and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ernella Kui Farr Kam

Posted On November 25th, 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 Taniela Fakatoka; hanai sisters Lovey Saludares, Lalueni Fakatoka and Dawn Sanders; and three hanai grandchildren. Services and inurnment held. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Edward Theodore Silva Sr.

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Edward Theodore Silva Sr., 91, of Honolulu, an aircraft mechanic supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hilda M.; sons Edward T. Jr., Alvin P. and Larry C.; daughter Lorna J. Silva; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kaimuki. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities of Hawaii. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Haruo Kameoka

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 18, 2014
Dr. Haruo Kameoka, 92, of Honolulu, a dentist and an Army veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Esther T., daughter Colleen Kobayashi, sister Fumiko Morisato and two grandchildren. Private services held.

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Celina Tio Sinclair

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Celina Tio Sinclair, 89, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Evelyn, Katherine Lark, Mary and Lucy; son Michael Lowry; sister Teresita Andres; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral.

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Martha Tina Galanos Maliszewskyj

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Martha Tina Galanos Maliszewskyj, 56, of Kailua, a dental hygienist, died in Kailua. She was born in Arlington, Va. She is survived by husband James, son Ernie, parents Thomas and Cleopatra Galanos, brother Ted Galanos and sister Joanna Galanos. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lawrence Su’a

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Lawrence “Larry Boy” Su’a, also known as Larry Heresa, 37, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Shawna L. Correa, sons Izeick Su’a-Coloma and Izaiah Su’a, parents Solomon and Yolanda, brother Theodore Heresa, sisters Theresa Heresa-Hunkin and Melanie Su’a, and grandmother Caroline Alcantra. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Melva Shu En Chang McDonald

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Melva Shu En Chang McDonald, 60, of Sunnyvale, Calif., died in Mountain View, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stuart, mother Barbara, brother Roderick K.S. and sisters Valerie Tomita, Lorie Chang-Ito, Brenda Nagaoka, Stephanie Toyama and Nanette Tamura. Visitation and Taoist services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Seihan Tsuha

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Seihan Tsuha, 93, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. truck driver, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Myron and Tracy, daughter Gail Tsuha-Maesato, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 3 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Violet Ok Choon Ogawa

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Violet Ok Choon Ogawa, 80, of Honolulu, a Controlpoint Surveying draftsperson, died at home. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by husband Raymond; son Kerry; daughter Lori O. Mentink; brothers Robert and Richard Ramos; sisters Ok Yern Kimoto, Mary Senaha, Elaine Ouchi and Linda Dusenberry; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Katherine Wallner

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Katherine “Kay” Wallner, 91, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a secretary for Hawaii Community College Elder Hostel, First Wisconsin Bank teller and a eucharistic minister for Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church, died in a private care home. She was born in Milwaukee. She is survived by daughter Patricia Woerishofer, son Thomas, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Davelynn Haunani Abero

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Davelynn Haunani “Honeygirl” Abero, 42, of Honolulu died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Randy “Butch”; sons Guy-Anson and Chaz Mendiola; daughters Siera Mendiola and Racquel and Randie Abero; mother Wilhelmina McBride; sisters Dorylei “Kahealani” Mendiola and Darnell “Kuuipo” Mendiola-Lobusta; grandmother Katherine K. Kelekolio; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Nobu Okuhara

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Nobu Okuhara, 95, of Honolulu, retired owner and president of Nobu Okuhara General Contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ronald; daughters Jo-Ann Yamasato, Marcia Oshiro and Joan Kurowski; brothers Fred M. and Raymond H. Okuhara; sister Janet A.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sandra Lee Wilson

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Sandra Lee Wilson, 60, of Hilo, a nurse’s aide at Life Care Center of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Keaukaha, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Nathan Jr.; sons Jared “Kamalani,” Nathan and Caleb; sisters Betsy, Jocelyn and Brenda Nabarro; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Puhi Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Nathan Wilson Jr., 286 King Ave., Hilo, HI 96720; or gofundme.com/SandraWilson.

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Octobiana Tampon Aledo

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Octobiana Tampon “Nattie” Aledo, 72, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Keoni, David and Gabe Aledo, and Gary Carinio; daughters Nani Iremia, Teri Price, Bobbie Horne, Leilani Molifua, Jean Corpis, Maile Cummings, Jojo Lopes, Suzy and Chrissy Aledo, Maggie Turangan and Audrey Pierce; sisters Juliana Abila and Catherine Phelan; 52 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Oahu, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Muriel M. Horita

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Muriel M. Horita, 86, of Honolulu died in Pearl City. She was born in Kipapa. She is survived by brothers Akira and Edwin T. Harada, and sisters Joyce Hosaka and Kay K. Nagaishi. Private services.

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Marilyn Idemoto

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Marilyn Idemoto, 72, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Albert, son Steven, daughter Michele and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church, 595 Kapiolani St. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edwin Masahiko Kamida

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 5, 2014
Edwin Masahiko Kamida, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state employment service manager and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Hale Malamalama. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by son Alan M., daughters Janis K. Wong and Patricia S. Simmons, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tadao Kimura

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Tadao Kimura, 86, of Waipahu, a retired C&H Sugar Co. electrician and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Harry Naoharu Matsuki

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Harry Naoharu Matsuki, 99, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and retired businessman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kona. He is survived by two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Raymond Matsuichi Arakaki

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 22, 2014
Raymond Matsuichi Arakaki, 91, of Aiea, a retired construction mason tender, died in Aiea. He was born in Koloa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary Y., son Ivan M., daughter Joann N., brother Hiroshi and sister Betty Scull. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 12:15 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lynn Noriko Miyamoto

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 28, 2014
Lynn Noriko Miyamoto, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Dean S.; daughter Norine F. Young; brother Hideo Kawashima; sister Toshiye Yamaguchi; caregivers Michelle Young and Marissa and Anthony Mitani; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kanani Kaaiawahia Bulawan

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 25, 2014
Kanani Kaaiawahia “Auntie Stan” Bulawan, also known as Stanlyn Placencia, 54, of Waianae, a founder of Waianae Community Outreach, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Emilio A. Placencia Sr., son Emilio A. Placencia Jr., daughters Sophina B. and Shalani D.B. Placencia, brother Clarkson, sister Jarzette and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Billy Y. Nakagawa

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 28, 2014
Billy Y. Nakagawa, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Plantation field superintendent and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Doris, daughters Patti Miyamoto-Asato and Debra Apolo, brother Yoichi “Bob” Nakagawa, sister Alice Kikuyama and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Daisy Y.L. Ching

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 29, 2014
Daisy Y.L. Ching, 100, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Pineapple Cannery forewoman, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert, daughters Cherilyn Robertson and Cynthia Ching, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Angeline Rodrigues

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 7, 2014
Helen Angeline Rodrigues, 87, of Hilo, a homemaker, Reuben’s Mexican Restaurant cook and Moana’s Lei Stand employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by son David Pacheco; daughters Davelyn Acasia, Doreen Shibuya and Chermaine Silva; sister Olivia Nisa; 21 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery.

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Gotti Delos Santos-Higa

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Gotti Makana Okalani Kikeona Kahelemeakua Delos Santos-Higa, infant son of Deja Higa and Justin Delos Santos of Waianae, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by sister Raysha Higa-Sayson and grandparents Dwayne and Jullian Higa, and Charlotte Delos Santos. Private services.

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Naoki Sakata

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 10, 2014
Dr. Naoki Sakata, 88, of Honolulu, a retired dentist in private practice and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ruth, sons David and Steven, daughter Jenny Teruya, sister Yoshiko Hamaguchi and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary Ferreira De Rego

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Mary Ferreira De Rego, 93, of Haina, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons William and Manuel, stepson Alfred Jr., daughter Mary Ellen Umayam, stepdaughter Elsie Tanaka, 25 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Setsuyo Hirano

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Setsuyo Hirano, 86, of Honolulu, a retired state Hawaii Department of Education cafeteria worker at Maemae Elementary School, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Izumi; son Marc K.; daughter Lisa N.; sisters Haruko Nakamoto, Yoshiko Kawaoka, Shirley Takahashi and Chieko Kawasaki; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.

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