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Cynthia Duarte

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 8, 2014
Cynthia Duarte, 64, of Wailua, Kauai, a retired construction laborer and landscaper, died at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Bernard; sons Cedrick, John I and John II Waipa, and Brendan Duarte; stepsons Bernard Jr. and Jonathan Duarte; stepdaughter Maile Duarte-Rego; sister Eileen Bascon; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9-10 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa, Kauai. Mass to follow.

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Teruko Naramoto

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 13, 2014
Teruko Naramoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed florist doing business as Bea’s Flower Shoppe, died in St. Francis Hospice, Puiwa. She was born in Kalopa-Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Joyce S. Hirata and Nan Y. Stavnshoj; sisters Haruko Takahashi, Janet C. Yuuki, Yukiko Jandoc and Thelma Kami; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Masao Gusukuma

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 10, 2014
Masao Gusukuma, 84, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. mechanic, International Longshore and Warehouse Union insurance agent and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninole, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; son Curtis; brother Masanobu; and sisters Toshiko Uchima, Sally H. Nagata and Yasu Sugiyama. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Luis T. Nazareno

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 22, 2013
Luis T. “Loui” Nazareno, 93, of Honolulu, a retiree from Pagoda Hotel and Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center, died in Honolulu. He was born in Manaoag, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eustaquia; daughters Elisa Marcela, Merlita and Elena Nazareno, and Anita Lastimosa; brother Silvestre; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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John Akira Inouye

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 15, 2013
John Akira Inouye, 57, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yuk Mei; sons David S.Y.H. and Michael M.Y.W.; daughter Michelle T.Y.M.; brothers Guy K., Alfred Y., Douglas H. and Tyron S.; and sisters Julie N. Yoneda, Michelle S. Itokazu, Lena R. Okada and Lisa M. Michaelson. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Molly Yemiko Shiroma

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Molly Yemiko Shiroma, 83, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by sons Nathan, Eugene, Miles and Kerry; brothers Minoru, William, Dr. Thomas and Paul Teruya; sisters Lillian Kamisato and Betsy Oshiro; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Clara Itsue Katekaru

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 15, 2013
Clara Itsue Katekaru, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education head of guidance, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Rayna K. Liekweg and Lisa A.K. Miyamoto, brother Gary Funasaki and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Teresita N.I. Sylva

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Teresita N.I. Sylva, 49, of Waipahu, a head cashier at City Mill in Honolulu and Ewa Beach, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Sheldon, sons Tyler N. and Noah, daughters Maya and Kylie, mother Evelyn V. Ines, brother Rodney Ines and sister Cora Ines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, mauka chapel. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Celestino Pascual Bayang

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Celestino Pascual Bayang, 90, of Waipahu, a former employee at Woolworth’s, Hartfields and Walker’s Garden, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria P.; sons Artemio, Delfin and Nestor; daughters Domie Bolosan, Bernie Marcos, Mele Jennings, Nita Madarang, Mary Panida, Merly Pagatpatan and Fermina Abiva; 22 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Regino Guntang Miguel

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Regino Guntang Miguel, 63, of Ewa Beach, a Hale Koa Hotel employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Jones, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda U.; sons Arnel and Allan J.; daughter Alza R.; brothers Armando, Roberto and Romeo; sisters Victoria, Benilda and Jovita; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Joyce Yoshie Yaji

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 3, 2014
Joyce Yoshie Yaji, 67, of Kahului, a retired Borders Books retail manager, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Tricia and Natalie, sister Linda Gibo and three grandchildren. Services to be held Saturday; contact the Yaji family for details. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Randymae H. Chung

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Randymae H. Chung, 60, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Randy and Ikaika Kauhane, Kekoa Kawelo and Donald “Ekolu” Chung III; father Oliver Kauhane Jr.; stepmother Evelyn Kauhane; brothers Oliver Kauhane III, and Robert and Roger Cabral; sisters Karla Kauhane, Jessica C. Schwartz and Tammy Cabral; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Nanakuli Cemetery.

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Tsukasa Murakami

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Tsukasa Murakami, 90, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a commercial property manager, died at home. He was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yukie; daughters Aimee Y.M. Ida and Judith S. Murakami; stepbrothers Kiyoshi and Yoshiki; stepsisters Michiko Higa, Hatsuko Yamamura and Yoshiko Murakami; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Amby Cruz

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 1, 2014
Amby Cruz, 88, of Omao, Kauai, a retired Lihue Plantation mechanic, will be remembered in a Mass 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael Church, Koloa, Kauai. He died at home. He was born in San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Amby G., Anthony and Arnold; daughter Adele Padasdao; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Huntyr-Tony Mawa Naone

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Huntyr-Tony Mawa Naone, infant son of Gabriel M.K. Naone and Holliemarie L. Ioapo of Waianae, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by sisters Haidyn-Jane I. and Hailey-Anne O. Ioapo-Naone. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Grace Sui San Dang

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 25, 2013
Grace Sui San “Ah Bee” Dang, 92, of the Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, co-owner of Jian Inc. and Plaza Camera, and interpreter and customer liaison at Japan Air Lines, died at home. She was born in Shak Ki, Jung San, China. She is survived by husband Edward O.; daughters Lauren Kau, Carol “Mei Wun” Evans and Sheri Kent; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Private graveside services. Aloha attire.

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Jane Baldovi Nikaido

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 24, 2013
Jane Baldovi Nikaido, 81, of Hawaii Kai, a retired Kalani High School teacher, died in Hawaii Kai. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband George M.; sons Mark H. and Keith S.; daughters Lynne N. Torigoe and Caryn M.N. Hashimoto; brothers James and Silvestre Baldovi; sisters Ramona Aguirre, Mary Ayres and Rita Nordquist; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Faith Patricia Evans

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 9, 2014
Faith Patricia Evans, 76, of Kailua, a former state representative and retired U.S. marshal, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Noel, son John, daughters Tricia and Kathleen, brother Donald Ernesto and sisters June Shultz and Leona Parker. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaii’s Plantation Village. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Romeo Cabonte Pasion

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Romeo Cabonte “Roming” Pasion, 63, of Ewa Beach, a Pacific Beach Hotel employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Merlita B.; sons Zaldy and Walter; mother Maxima; brothers Ricardo, Loreto, Rodolfo, Cresencio, Juanito and Benny; sisters Maria Deus and Lillia and Adelina Allado; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Flaviano Tagabi Ganti

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 21, 2013
Flaviano Tagabi “Benny” Ganti, 74, of Honolulu died in the Philippines. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Raquel J., son Flavie, daughters Mona Garcia and Rachel Foley, mother Simeona T., sister Gloria Acio and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Grace Miriam Pereira

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Grace Miriam Pereira, 50, of Waialua, a Turtle Bay Resort employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Russell; son Ronson J.T.; daughter Raechelle K.; brothers Timothy, Malcom, Sheldon, Cyprian, Nicholas and Scott Galbiso; sisters Francine Guyton, Karen Takeshita, Vanessa Fujiyama, Sheila Lawrence, Terza Ogletree, Coleen Kealoha and Michelle and Hazel Galbiso; and a hanai grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Silva’s Channel, Mokuleia. Casual attire.

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Norma Frances Hao Hale

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 26, 2013
Norma Frances Hao Hale, 77, of Waianae, a Hawaii State Public Library System library assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kenneth; daughters Kay Kaneshiro, Karen Kobashigawa, Kristle Jury-Hale and Jamie-Lynn Murray; brother John Hao; sisters Nora “Sweetheart” Dumaran, Julie Neumann and Flora Hao; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Bernabe Q. Quipotla

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 12, 2014
Bernabe Q. “Opelu” Quipotla, 91, of Makawao, Maui, formerly of Puunene, Maui, and Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. crane operator, died at home. He was born in Vegan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Santos “Fatso,” James and Abraham; daughters Linda Harris, Guillerma “Gail” Lincoln and Cindy Akana; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2140 Main St., Wailuku. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Additional services to be held Feb. 12 at Mililani Mortuary. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Walter Kalani Ihu

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 11, 2014
Walter Kalani Ihu, 90, of Wailuku, a federal government civil servant on Okinawa and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kailua, Maui. He is survived by wife Carol O., sons Alvin and Howard, daughter Leinaala Hatcher and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Door of Faith Church, Wailuku. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Antoinette Chillingworth Roberts

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 22, 2013
Antoinette Chillingworth Roberts, 77, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Yvette and Denise Aiona, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Betty Lee

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Betty Lee, also known as “Kiyoko” and “Mikanashi,” 87, of Honolulu, retired owner of Jin Wah Lee Nursery, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rolland S. and James S. “Jim,” daughter Caroline S. Bischoff, caregiver Marie Jerks and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Thomas Larry Stephens

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 5, 2014
Thomas Larry Stephens, 65, of Waianae died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Stubenville, Ohio. He is survived by wife Merleen; sons John, Thomas and Daniel; brother Daniel; sister Ethel; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1-7 p.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Beach Park. Casual attire.

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Teaitu Kuranui Mariteragi

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Dec. 17, 2013
Teaitu Kuranui Mariteragi, 85, of Hauula, a Polynesian Cultural Center musician, died at home. He was born in Tahiti. He is survived by wife Taurua; sons Timi, Heuea and Joseph; daughters Teruea, Vahine, Hina, Viviann and Louise; sister Kahiti; 35 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Seichi Tabata

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2013
Seichi Tabata, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Occidental Underwriters of Hawaii agent, Seishinkan Dojo chief instructor and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Osaka, Japan. He is survived by son Calvin Y.; daughters Lynn K. Yokomizo, Elsie Y. Tabata and Betty Y. Dykstra; brothers Katsutoshi, Shogo and Takashi; sisters Nobuko Abe and Shirley Ponomareff; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Services: 11 a.m.

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Kimiyo Asai

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Dec. 28, 2013
Kimiyo Asai, 92, a farmer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kukuiula, Kauai. She is survived by sons Tetsumi and Yoshiharu, daughter Yumiko Nakamura, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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