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Jeffery Alan Kaiiniokuupuuwai Nitta

Posted On June 23rd, 2016 -

May 30, 2016
Jeffery Alan Kaiiniokuupuuwai Nitta, 63, of Kekaha, Kauai, an Army veteran and a Sunrise Capital Shrimp Farm hatchery technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son Isaac K.; daughter Serena K. Ortega; brothers Francis “Moki,” Marvin and Mark; sisters Raleen Rivera, Rhona Joyner, Rena Williams and Roxanne Stecher; and two grandchildren. Services: 9-11 a.m. June 28 at St. Theresa Church, 8343 Kaumualii Highway, Kekaha. Burial to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Adela P. Parado

Posted On June 23rd, 2016 -

June 6, 2016
Adela P. Parado, 89, of Kapolei, a retired nurse at Oahu Community Correctional Center, died in Kapolei. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Joseph, Nestor, Vito “Amar,” Efren, Ruben and Francisco; daughters Rose, Bella, Visitacion “Tetchie” and Lucina Parado, Zena Venzon, Odette Mendoza and Rowena Parado-Cid; sister Genoveva Onate; 26 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 27 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 am. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Kristi Y. Takanishi

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 17, 2016
Kristi Y. Takanishi, 19, of Honolulu, a student at the University of Washington, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by father Danny M. Jr., mother Gayle C.I., sisters Kiri K. and Kirsten H., and grandmother Florence. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 28 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Brian K. Tom

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 6, 2016
Brian K. “Supaman” Tom, 60, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emily G.; sons Brian Jr., Jerome, Jake, Sean Ryan, Kyle and Brandon; daughter Misty; father Bernard; brothers Derek, Isaac, Boyd, Michael, John, Jesse and Mike Luis; sisters Dawn Cadoy and Euleen Bell; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. June 26 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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‘Alani Tualau Vaioleti

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 19, 2016
‘Alani Tualau Vaioleti, 75, of Kahuku, a teacher and coach at Kahuku High School and a teacher at Liahona High School in Tonga, died at home. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Poppy; sons ‘Alani, Doug and Vai; daughters Katie Vaioleti and Hoku Wolfgramm; brothers Siua Tualau and Siketi Vaifo’ou; sister ‘Ofa Koka; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. June 24 at Kahuku United Methodist Church. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. June 25 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku 1st Ward Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Robert M. Villahermosa

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

May 15, 2016
Robert M. Villahermosa, 87, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Flora M., sons Aldrin and Virigilio “Billie,” daughters Ruby Redona and Catherine Miguel, brother Frank, sisters Dorothy Cubio and Elimina Villahermosa, 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 24 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. June 25 at Co-Cathedral of St. Teresa, 712 N. School St. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leonette Mapuana Abraham

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

Dec. 16, 2015
Leonette Mapuana “Mapu” Abraham, 55, of Hilo, a Waiakea High School registrar clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Willoughby I., son Davis K., daughter Naupaka M., brother Darrell Kuamoo and a grandchild. Celebration and potluck luncheon noon-6 p.m. June 26 at Haili Tent, Panaewa, Hawaii. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Levi Esene Sr.

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

May 28, 2016
Levi Esene Sr., 76, of Waianae, a deacon at First Samoan Congregational Christian Church in Waianae, died in Waianae. He was born in Fasitoo, Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Lotomau P.S.; sons Levi Jr., George J. and Fiava’ai D.; daughters Aiulu Alapeti, Faleone and Perenise Esene, Marylani Samifua and Priscilla Esene-Sua’ava; brothers Si’i Esene and Aiafi Va’ai; sisters Folola Afusia, Lona and Seine Esene, Sia Kamu, and Fa’auma Mago; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 25 at First Samoan Congregational Christian Church, 87-168 Hakimo Road, Waianae. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Steve Gal

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

May 28, 2016
Steve Gal, 81, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Budapest, Hungary. He is survived by wife Eva, son Roy R., sister Ibolya Erdelyi and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3-7 p.m. June 26 at the Gal residence, 1463 Pule Place, Honolulu. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at 808ne.ws/28Rledv or the American Bladder Cancer Society at 808ne.ws/28LHfIZ. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net.

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Clara Kealohaokalani Gallinger

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 17, 2016
Clara Kealohaokalani “Kalala” Gallinger, 69, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired Sandy’s Drive In cashier, Ma’s Kava Stop proprietor and Hokulia Project security officer, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Philip; sons David Hoopai, Samuel Gallinger and Isaac Naki; daughters Davalynn Manzano, Suki Vuicakau, April Qina, Maka Gallinger, Leialoha Durante and Nalani Aivao; eight brothers; five sisters; 27 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 25 at Bible First Mission Church, Captain Cook, mauka side at mile marker 109. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery, Naalehu, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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John Nozomu Hashimoto

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

April 30, 2016
John Nozomu “Jack” Hashimoto, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired Sheet Metal Workers union training coordinator, died in Japan. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jean; daughters Shirley Takenaka and Linda Judd; and sisters Alice Imaino, Helen Noborikawa and Clara Furukawa. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 26 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Judith Lee M. Hoomanawanui-Pearce

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 8, 2016
Judith Lee M. Hoomanawanui-Pearce, 49, of Kailua died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Max W.; stepsons Jory and Dallas; daughter Ashley K. Moniz; stepdaughter Tasha; brothers Clifford “Charlie” Meyer and Stacy Horner; sisters Bridget and Diedre Ann Meyer, Doreen Young, Debra Lee, Velma Hoomanawanui, Kapiolani Silva and Christina Naweli; and four grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. June 24 at Kailua Seventh-day Adventist Church, 160 Mookua St. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Rui Yu Li

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 15, 2016
Rui Yu Li, 69, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by son Dafei; daughters Qiming and Qihong Li, and Yuki Lee; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 26 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Quirino Clapano Matas Jr.

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 8, 2016
Quirino Clapano “Junior” Matas Jr., 71, of Waipahu, a Kirby Corp. retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in Liloy, Philippines. He is survied by wife Carmelita; sons Quirlito and Julius; daughter Janice Calbero; brothers Edward and Nestor; sisters Helen Deguilmo, Gloria Insong and Jocelyn Pareja; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 25 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Helen Tsuneko Nakamura

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 19, 2016
Helen Tsuneko Nakamura, 78, of Hilo, a retiree from the Social Security Administration office in Hilo, died at her daughter’s home in Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Don; daughter Kayleen Takase; brothers John, James and Miles Hamano; sisters Mae Takamoto and Emma Sousa; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. June 26 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Iris Aiko Tamashiro Shiroma

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

May 22, 2016
Iris Aiko Tamashiro Shiroma, 62, of Aiea, a Honolulu Star-Advertiser and MidWeek billing clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Nathan A. Toyama, daughter Garyce M. Viernes and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 26 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 3 p.m. June 27 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Donald Dela Cruz

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 15, 2016
Donald Dela Cruz, 64, of Deer Park, Texas, an engineer and an Army veteran, died at his mother-in-law’s residence in Makaha. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mary Ann; sons Donald K., Mason N. and Donovan K.; daughter Mary Ann Poole; brothers Alfred, Rodney and Ronald Dela Cruz, and Claude and Michaels Swain; sisters Cynthia and Lynn; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. June 22 at 54-409 Ikuone Place, Makaha. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Fidel Dulan

Posted On June 22nd, 2016 -

June 7, 2016
Fidel “Pete” Dulan, 81, of Honolulu, a construction equipment operator and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Agnes; sons Belden, Thomas and Michael; daughters Alice Bryant and Sonia Va’a; stepsons Andrew Wallace and Leo and Clarence Saranillio; stepdaughters Patricia Kincade, Wilma Gatley and Arlette Duvernay; brothers Fordolino “Paul” and Henry; sisters Estipania “Fannie” Alejandro and Lourdes Manuel; 12 grandchildren; 21 step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 29 step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 23 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Marcelo Pasion Ramones

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

May 9, 2016
Marcelo Pasion Ramones, 84, of Ewa Beach, a retired carpenter, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Celestina A.; sons Marlon, Roger and Henry; daughter Mary Jane Andres; sisters Florentina and Fritzie Ramones, Emilia Alonza, Lorenza Abubo and Gloria Bareng; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. June 22 at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Mauanakea St., Honolulu. Services: 5:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. June 23 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Kristi Y. Takanishi

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

June 17, 2016
Kristi Y. Takanishi, 19, of Honolulu, a student at the University of Washington, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by father Danny M. Jr., mother Gayle C. I., sisters Kirk K. and Kirsten H., and grandmother Florence. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 28 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Tolza Ada Bergman

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

June 4, 2016
Tolza Ada Bergman, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by daughter Karen Jones, sister Laura Manis and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Eloise Analika Akana Bruns

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

May 13, 2016
Eloise Analika Akana Bruns, 93, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for Bishop Estate, died in Honolulu. She was born in H0n0lulu. She is survived by sons Elua and Kamalu; brothers William and Kaipo Yomes; sisters Ann Nathaniel, Yolande Princler, Kuuipo Dias and Ellen Kealohapauole; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. June 28 at St. Patrick’s Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11:20 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leonila Incillo Yadao

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

June 1, 2016
Leonila Incillo Yadao, 84, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sister Adelina Y. Jaramillo, hanai sons Florito, Orlando, Benedict, Christian Paulo, Randolf, Lance and Dave Igarta, and Noel and Elmer Ingan; and hanai daughters Abigail Igarta, Angie I. Lived, Corazon Jaramillo and Agnes Ingan Florentino. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. June 23 at Christ the King Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. June 24 at Christ the King Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuary.com.

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Louise T. Chinen

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

May 17, 2016
Louise T. Chinen, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired nurse with Kuakini Medical Center, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Pulehu, Maui. She is survived by brothers Yoshiharu and Tomio Kurosawa, and sister Marion Yamanishi. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 24 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Mary Ku’uleilani Farm

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

April 2, 2016
Mary Ku’uleilani Farm, 89, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frank Jr., son Frank “Butch” III, daughters Josephine “Jodee” and Linda Lee “Cissy,” and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 25 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Caroline Chiyoko Fujinaka

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

June 2, 2016
Caroline Chiyoko Fujinaka, 97, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Big Save, Times Super Market and Parkview Gem, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Winifred Tanaka and Diane Fujiwara, brother Herbert Tanaka, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 25 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Delbert S. Ishimaru

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

May 21, 2016
Delbert S. Ishimaru, 65, of Kailua-Kona, self-employed, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Ryan and sister Gaye. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. on July 2 at Holua Tennis Club. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marvin Piilani Kailikea

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

May 15, 2016
Marvin Piilani Kailikea, 65, of Honolulu, a retired material handler for AES Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley T.P. and daughter Kimberly K.N. Kailikea. Visitation: 4 p.m. June 30 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Arnelle Jennifer Kaleileiokalani Kamaile

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

June 12, 2016
Arnelle Jennifer Kaleileiokalani Kamaile, 35, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She is survived by son Josiah Nahulu-Kamaile, brother Arnold J.L. and grandmother Grace Cabiles. No services. Online condolences: ballard familymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Maureen Rita Lee

Posted On June 21st, 2016 -

June 14, 2016
Maureen Rita Lee, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired St. Ann School teacher, died in Kaneohe. She was born in New York. She is survived by son Douglas K.C.A. II, brothers Richard and Robert West, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 22 at St. Ann Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Eulogy: 10:15 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Ann School and Church or Hawaiian Humane Society.

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