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Roberta Rose Bailey

Posted On July 21st, 2016 -

July 10, 2016
Roberta Rose “Shanti” Bailey, 91, of Hauula, a retired speech and hearing therapist at various schools for the state of Washington and a Navy veteran, died in Hauula. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by husband William R. “Bill” and sister Marjorie M. Phillamy. No services. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kiyomi Williams

Posted On July 21st, 2016 -

June 29, 2016
Kiyomi “Kyoko” Williams, 65, of Mililani died in Kailua. She was born in Okinawa. She is survived by husband John; sons Brian and Daniel; brothers Shoichi Mariyama and Shoji Moriyama; and sisters Etsuko Komesu, Hiromi Koyama, Mitsue Tamayose, Akiko China and Reiko Moriyama. Celebration of life: 1-4 p.m. July 24 at Wahiawa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1313 California Ave. Aloha attire.

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Juanita Bodano Bisquera

Posted On July 21st, 2016 -

June 21, 2016
Juanita Bodano Bisquera, 84, of Waipahu, a Hawaiian Tuna Packers retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Bangued, Abra, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jose, Paterno, Dominador and Celso; daughters Guadalupe Agustin, Marina Bisquera and Marie Anne Gaviola; sisters Linda, Lucing and Felicitas; 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. July 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Harold Hook Wah Young

Posted On July 21st, 2016 -

June 29, 2016
Harold Hook Wah Young, 93, of Wahiawa, a master carpenter and a Navy veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Gwendolyn Kamisugi and Lecia Ortiz, brother John, seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 26 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ronald Francis Bruggeman

Posted On July 21st, 2016 -

June 28, 2016
Ronald Francis Bruggeman, 53, of Hilo, an aircraft mechanic, aircraft inspector and Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Greenville, Ohio. He is survived by wife Marija, parents Gerald and Patricia, brother John and sisters Kathy Kiser and Vicky Longfellow. Private services.

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Marcella Yukiko Young

Posted On July 21st, 2016 -

June 24, 2016
Marcella Yukiko Young, 93, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepsons Richard, Aaron, Kalani and Howard; stepdaughters Ernell Garcia and Raelene Young; and sisters Audrey Lee and Ruth Tomihara. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 27 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marcelino Guira Bumanglag

Posted On July 21st, 2016 -

July 9, 2016
Marcelino Guira Bumanglag, 49, of Honolulu, a housekeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Imelda “Amy”; sons Christian and Edward; daughters Hazel Abad and Claudine Bumanglag; brothers Alex, Geronimo, Egberto, Cornelio, Arnold and Marcos; and sister Leonila. Visitation at noon July 25 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Cory Kalaealoha Ahia

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

July 13, 2016
Cory Kalaealoha Ahia, 46, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a truck driver, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shannel; sons Dustin Ahia-Vincent, Kinohi Galdeira and Kalaealoha and Hilinai Ahia; daughter Lilinoe; parents Al Kalae and Judith Ahia; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 23 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Garrett Pono Chun

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

July 1, 2016
Garrett Pono Chun, 51, of Honolulu, a senior financial analyst at Sempra Energy in San Diego and independent insurance agent at Business Insurance Services Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Gerald H.S. and Marvis Lin, and sister Gerilin K. Chun-Zwicky. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. July 24 at ‘Iolani School’s St. Alban’s Chapel. Services: 1:30 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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John L. De Coito

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

July 15, 2016
John L. “Johnny” De Coito, 88, of Waimea, Hawaii, a maintenance worker at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and auto mechanic, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Jonathan; daughters Johnna Kaai De Coito, Johnnelle Chun and Johnnette De Coito-Gali-Sasaoka; hanai daughters Betty Ann and Betty Jean Kaneshiro; sister Delia Cox; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. July 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Romeo Constante Lodivico Gamad

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

July 11, 2016
Romeo Constante Lodivico Gamad, 73, of Pearl City, a Hawaiian Dredging construction laborer, owner of Romeo’s Body & Fender, and produce farmer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Candon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Samuel “Sam,” daughter Rebecca “Becky” Valdez, mother Lucia L., brother Rodolfo “Rudy” and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. July 22 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Alan Paul Makekau

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

July 8, 2016
Alan Paul Makekau, 63, of Hauula died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Faith Ulii; sons Keaupuni D. and Kalauokalani S.R. Makekau, and Kolo Ulii; daughter Kahokuonalani C.; brother Harvey; sister Stella C.K.; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 24 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Chiyoko Narimatsu

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

June 12, 2016
Chiyoko Narimatsu, 89, of Wahiawa, a retiree from Dot’s Restaurant in Wahiawa, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Sendai, Japan. She is survived by sister Koko Venezia. Private services.

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Harry Foo Hin Tenn

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

July 13, 2016
Harry Foo Hin Tenn, 101, of Honolulu died. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Debbie Harano, sister Beatrice Wong and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. July 24 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity.

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Dora Usako Uyeunten

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

June 23, 2016
Dora Usako Uyeunten, 93, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in a private care home in Kapolei. She was born in Wailuku. She is survive by son David T.; daughters Sandra E. and Ruth S. Uyeunten, and Gail N. Machado; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Paul T. Yamamura

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

June 2, 2016
Paul T. Yamamura, 64, of Honolulu, a self-employed attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Janie. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 23 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Fasiauaai Salausa

Posted On July 20th, 2016 -

July 1, 2016
Fasiauaai Salausa, 81, of Wahiawa, a Navy retiree, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Tuaato, sons Allen and Joseph, daughter Aogasolo Faileaso and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 27 at Wahiawa United Methodist Church, 1445 California Ave. Services: 7:30 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in American Samoa. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Roy John Belt III

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

July 13, 2016
Roy John Belt III, 62, of Honomu, Hawaii, a retired construction supervisor and an artist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Carol and sisters Nancy Kelly and Cynthia Snyder. Private services.

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Yaeko Okita

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 25, 2016
Yaeko “Lois” Okita, 86, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Kaahumanu Elementary School, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in North Hilo. She is survived by husband Herbert, sons Glen and Mark, sisters Shizuko “Sue” Mitchell and Rieko “Rae” Maeda, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred Yit Young Yee

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 20, 2016
Mildred Yit Young Yee, 92, of Honolulu, a retired personnel manager for the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Army, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Robert “Bobby” and Burnett “Ben.” Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. July 23 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Aloma Napua Bower

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 15, 2016
Aloma Napua Bower, 49, of Montrose, Colo., an employee of Intervention Community Correction Services, died at home. She was born in Camp Lejeune, N.C. She is survived by husband Pete E., sons Ryan and Patrick, mother Lillian Ching, brothers Paul K. Nahinu and Darrell Ching, and sisters Keala N. Medeiros, Kamila Akima and Warrene Ching. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. July 22 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kohala ward, Hawi. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wendell Masayuki Hatada

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 9, 2016
Wendell Masayuki Hatada, 64, of Hilo, a retired executive assistant to former Mayor Harry Kim, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Tokiko and brothers Darrell and Curtis. Visitation: 3 p.m. July 23 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dora Yue Park

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

July 4, 2016
Dora Yue Park, 97, of Mililani, a secretary to state Rep. Mitsuo Shito and a Realtor with Kumai Realty and AMPAC Properties, died in Aiea. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Gerald, daughter Carolyn P. Hamada, sister Sarah Hahn, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 23 at Olive United Methodist Church, Wahiawa. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Aldene Pilialoha Hoapili

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 30, 2016
Aldene Pilialoha Hoapili, 51, of Las Vegas, a Walgreens beauty adviser, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Porscha K.; parents Albert “Shorty” and Edene; brothers Albert Jr., David and James; and sister Toni Apuakehau. Services: 8:30 a.m. July 20 at Kaneohe Congregational Church. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Kathleen Anne Pepin

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

May 16, 2016
Kathleen Anne Pepin, 65, of Honolulu, a preschool teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Nancy Jane Breon and Linda Susan Pepin. Private services.

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Patrocinia DeLuna Ibalio

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

July 4, 2016
Patrocinia DeLuna Ibalio, 93, of Honolulu died in Waipahu. She was born in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Ceferino, daughters Patricia and Purie, brothers Amador and Luis DeLuna, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 21 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Bernice Ku’ulei Kong Pestana

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 30, 2016
Bernice Ku’ulei Kong Pestana, 87, of Kaneohe, a manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Martin; sons Vernon and Raymond Kong; daughters Mary Ann Francisco, Betty Lou Kedro, Pauline Yee Hoy and Joylyn Kong; adopted son James Kong; stepsons Harold, Edward, Patrick and James; stepdaughter Marlene Pestana- Gualdarama; 24 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lawrence Chee Ming Kam

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 26, 2016
Lawrence Chee Ming Kam, 81, of Kailua, a retired wharf clerk for McCabe Hamilton & Renny, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Clara Y.; son Geoffrey M.; daughters Sherilyn M. Kam and Carolyn M. Patterson; brothers Clarence, Benjamin and Alan; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. July 25 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Antero Acob Queja

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 9, 2016
Antero Acob “Ama” Queja, 96, of Pearl City, a retired Waikiki Park Shore Hotel dishwasher, died in Pearl City. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Amado and Domingo, daughters Demetria “Siping” Ramiscal and Celia Garcia, sister Amanda Soriano, 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 22 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. July 23 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Pearl City. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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June Ann Rodrigues

Posted On July 19th, 2016 -

June 24, 2016
June Ann Rodrigues, 73, of Mililani, a retired clinical assistant at Kaiser Medical Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gene A., sons James M. and Robert A., daughter Lisa M. Chun, sister Carol J. Folsom and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 22 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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