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Daniel dela Torre

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 24, 2015
Daniel dela Torre, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, formerly of Kekaha, a retired Kekaha Sugar Co. controller, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Kekaha. He is survived by wife Josephine “Sefa,” daughter Alison Fernandes, son Gary, brother Jody, sister Lillian Whalers, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Charlotte Kam Oi Robertson

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Jan. 8, 2015
Charlotte Kam Oi Robertson, 72, of Waimanalo, a federal government accounting technician, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by son Robert Castillo; daughters Cathy and Cheryl Castillo, and Lani Castillo Carbajal; brothers George Fong and George, Franklin, Chester, Douglas, Michael, Matthew and Melvin Young; sisters Carnation Harvest, Lily Takamori and Molly Young; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harue Hasegawa Endo

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 17, 2015
Harue Hasegawa “Joan” Endo, 80, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a homemaker and owner of the former Ole’ Fashions, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Caryn Sumic-Brittain and Joy Hoyle, son Mark, hanai daughter Kapiolani Tachera, brother Mitsuo Hasegawa, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Choji Shimabukuro

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Jan. 19, 2015
Choji Shimabukuro, 93, of Eleele, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar Co. employee, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Shizuko, son George, daughters Charlotte Yasumoto and Jo Ann Harada, sisters Yoshiko Shimabukuro and Takeko Oyakawa, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Vanessa Ferolino

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 20, 2015
Vanessa Ferolino, 47, of Waimanalo, a medical receptionist for the office of Dr. Michael Yee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Allen J. and Michael A. Gashwytewa; parents Gabriel Sr. and Norberta; sisters Laura Yamamoto, Melissa Ferolino and Pelita Yamada; and brother Gabriel Jr. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Elizabeth Struve

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 25, 2015
Mary Elizabeth Struve, 82, of Kailua, a retired Realtor associate, died in Kailua. She was born in Meridian, Miss. She is survived by husband Charles A., sons Kevin C. and Glenn A., daughter Elizabeth M. Marcom and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparmortuary.com.

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George Edward Gallagher

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 13, 2015
George Edward Gallagher, 79, of Honolulu, a retired tour guide for Trans Hawaiian Touring Co. and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by wife Ruth; sons George Jr., Paul, Ian and Kevin; daughters Petra Pombo and Marie Cox; brother Charles; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. at Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Feb. 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Yuki Lin Su

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 22, 2015
Yuki Lin Su, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She is survived by sons Ricky and Wei Chih Lin; daughters Kathy H. Dahl, Katie Huiching Lin and Hui Lung Lin King; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to Hawaii Buddhist Cultural Society. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Betty S. Hiromura

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 16, 2015
Betty S. Hiromura, 99, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education cook, died at home. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Asamitsu, son Elmer, daughter Ruby, sister Myrtle Nakasato, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Franco Luigi Troi

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Jan. 21, 2015
Monsignor Franco Luigi Troi, 75, of Honolulu, a priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu, and parochial vicar at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Belluno, Italy. He is survived by brother Carlo. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment in Italy. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Maria Yadao Ines

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Jan. 19, 2015
Maria Yadao Ines, also known as “Mary” and “Caring,” 92, of Waipahu, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Gabriel and Roger Peralta, and Peter Ines; daughters Pattie Vegas, Helen Cordeiro and Julielea Dildy; sister Margarita Amian; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Ung

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 10, 2015
David Ung, 67, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Tai Ung and Shawn Symones; daughter Kristina Symones; mother Loretta; brothers Gary and Jeffrey Ung, and Ronald Chong; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Elaine Emiko Isobe

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Dec. 15, 2014
Elaine Emiko Isobe, 83, of Honolulu, a retired state engineering drafting technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James Y., son Stillman Guy, daughter Paula, brother David Hamasaki and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Arthur Wo Yee

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 6, 2015
Arthur Wo Yee, 98, of Honolulu, a retired state building inspector, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Stephen; daughters Lorna Tam Ho, Dyane Sih and Daphne Yee; brother Donald; sisters Violet Schmidt and Florence Smith; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Peni Lavakeiaho Tokelau Fifita

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 16, 2015
Peni Lavakeiaho Tokelau Fifita, 83, of Hilo, a retired Free Church of Tonga minister, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Haapai, Tonga. He is survived by wife Masela; sons Ofa, Isileli, Uasi and Sione; daughters Pelela, Makasini and Kaneisini; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. Saturday at Free Church of Tonga, off Kaloli Drive. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section.

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Eleanor Ann Arrojo

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 23, 2015
Eleanor Ann Arrojo, 67, of Lihue, a retired early-education teacher at Immaculate Conception, St. Catherine and Holy Cross schools, and at Kauai Economic Opportunity, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald G.; sons Michael and Randy Manuwa, and Jon Arrojo; daughter Melissa; brothers Alan, Steven and Sidney “Nani” Manosa; sisters Theresa “Joyce” Magdadaro and Diane Barbadillo; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Pearl City. Mass: 10 a.m. Additional services to be held Feb. 7 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue, times to be announced. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marion Kaihikapuonalani Vasconcellos

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 10, 2015
Marion Kaihikapuonalani Vasconcellos, 96, of Hawaii, a state Department of Education teacher, died in Arcadia Retirement Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by grandson Kaipo Kamai and granddaughters Kiilani H. Spencer and Sarah M.K. Vasconcellos. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Star of the Sea Church. Services:\0x200811 a.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Karlton Borges

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 3, 2015
Karlton “Kalei” Borges, 53, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents John and Esther, and sisters Noreen Mattos and Janna Insillio. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Donald H. Yoshimoto

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Dec. 29, 2014
Donald H. Yoshimoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance employee for the Gas Co. and retired owner of and salesman at Yoshimoto Slipper Co., died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judy, son Jon and brother Eiso “Harold.” Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Genevieve Cecilia Boyd

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 7, 2015
Genevieve Cecilia Boyd, 86, of Rogersville, Tenn., a retired employee of Honolulu Rapid Transit and Pearl Country Club, died in Rogersville. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harold G. and William W., eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ruth La Verne Kaho’oilihala Brooks

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Dec. 14, 2014
Ruth La Verne Kaho’oilihala “Penny” Brooks, 71, of Hilo, an independent contractor in Hilo and managing director for the former Waiakea Theaters, died at home. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by son Shawn; daughters Noreen Escalona and Sheri Wills; stepmother Paz Kaho’oilihala; brothers John, Donald, Timothy and Jerry Kaho’oilihala; sister Pua Gamiao; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Herman Cambra

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 10, 2015
Herman Cambra, 91, of Kahului, a retired postal clerk at the Kahului Post Office, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Irene V.; sons Glenn E., Dwight S. and Robert W.; daughter Karen Laborte; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Urn burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballard-familymortuaries.com.

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Richard Lawrence Duran

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 21, 2015
Richard Lawrence Duran, 66, of Lahaina, a retired stuntman in the entertainment industry, died in Lahaina. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Camille; sons Marlo, Lawrence and Daniel; daughters Cheyenne Clark and Shawnee Opunui; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Canoe Beach, Lahaina. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Takeo Fujikawa

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 5, 2015
Takeo Fujikawa, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Central Pacific Bank loan officer and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yukimi, daughter Jean, brothers Daniel and Satoru, sister Teruko Fujita and a grandchild. Private services.

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Hanako Fukuki

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Dec. 29, 2014
Hanako Fukuki, 88, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker and a worker in the family manufacturing and farming businesses, died at home. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Lloyd, Marshall and Hudson; and sisters Asako Fukuki, Rose Nishimura and Ruth Kaneda. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Alexander L. Hendry Jr.

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 19, 2015
Alexander L. Hendry Jr., 71, of Haleiwa, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Washington, D.C. He is survived by wife Susan, son Alex, daughter Caroline Evans, mother Marjorie, brother Richard, sisters Jean Beltz and Laura Reifsnyder and a grandchild. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Clarice Hoopai Honda

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Jan. 21, 2015
Clarice Hoopai Honda, 84, of Pearl City, a custodial supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by daughters Gail Atkinson, Beverly, Joycelyn and Alberta Pukahi, Mahealani Tabuya, and Clarissa Moranha; brother Joseph Hoopai Sr.; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lily Mokihana Bush Kahalehili

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 19, 2015
Lily Mokihana Bush Kahalehili, 76, of Kailua, a postal clerk, died in Kailua. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by husband Earl P.; son Fred K. Verceles; daughters Linda Murray and Lisa Kunioka; stepsons Alika and Michael; stepdaughters Ronell Kaneaikala, Earlyn and Scottie K. Kahalehili, and Suzette Mazon; brothers Peter and Henry Bush; sisters Virginia Apana and Darlyn Napoleon; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keolu. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Fumiye Kotaka

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Jan. 22, 2015
Fumiye Kotaka, 84, of Lodi, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired General Steamship Lines accountant, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Denis and Dean; daughters Gail Asada and Robin Kotaka; brother Shomei Kaneshiro; sisters Chiyoko Kaneshiro, Toyoko Kinjo and Nobuye Tobaru; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Lodi.

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Dwayne Edward Kusaka

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Jan. 5, 2015
Dwayne Edward “Boogie” Kusaka, 55, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by partner Jamelyn Padre, son Dwayne, daughters Jaylynn and Jayde, parents Yuki and Fely, brother Royden and sister Norine. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m.

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