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Charles Celestino Gumapac Sr.

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Oct. 4, 2015
Charles Celestino “Charlie” Gumapac Sr., 88, of Waimanalo, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kale Gumapac and Butch Kapahu; daughters Mahinalani Ratliff, Joenetta “Cookie” Hamakua and Keahi “Evan” Kapahu; sister Rachel Houx; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sosamma Koruthu Varghese

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Oct. 7, 2015
Sosamma Koruthu Varghese, 85, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Trivandrum, India. She is survived by sons George and Ivan, daughters Aysha Easaw and Ivy Conry, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Howard S. Gushiken

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Sept. 11, 2015
Howard S. Gushiken, 94, of Honolulu, a Board of Water Supply inspector and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Mana, Kauai. He is survived by wife Ellen A.; sons Andrew, Stephen and Matthew; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John A. Williams

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Sept. 5, 2015
John A. “Tanoitiaola” Williams, 72, of Waianae, a retired state Department of Education and University of Hawaii custodian, died in Honolulu. He was born in Magiagi, Samoa. He is survived by wife Talanoa K.; sons Manly, Michael and Lucky; daughters Nancy Marsom, Babe Williams and Betty Tautalatasi; brothers Lupematasila F., Faatupunuu J., Paloa L., Leao H., Lagalaga M., Kelly and Tony; sisters Tuulaupua M. Otemai, Violet Flannery and Singer Moore; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tamie Kawashima

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Aug. 22, 2015
Tamie Kawashima, 91, of Honolulu, a Makiki Christian Church missionary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister-in-law Edith and nephews William and Tyrus. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Willa Sun Woo

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Sept. 28, 2015
Willa Sun Woo, 92, of Mililani, a federal government accountant, died. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by daughter Diane S.W. Kam, sisters Dora Park and Sarah Hahn, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ronald Roy Kobayashi

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Sept. 17, 2015
Ronald Roy Kobayashi, 67, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank computer technician, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julie, sons Scott and Ryan, brothers Kenneth and Warren, sister Pamela Morikawa and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Leslie Yoshio Yamanaka

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Oct. 3, 2015
Dr. Leslie Yoshio Yamanaka, 97, of Keauhou Mauka, Hawaii, a self-employed dentist and owner of L.Y. Yamanaka DDS, died at home. He was born in Puuhue, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kerwin and Jon, daughter Charlene Takeguchi, sister Elverta Yoshida, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Roland Albarado

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Sept. 20, 2015
Roland “Pat” Alba- rado, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Marine Corps sergeant major, died in Hale Nani Nursing Home. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lorraine, son Keith, brothers Ralph and Jerry, sister Joyce Tomas, seven grandchildren and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2747 Pali Highway. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Isamu Koito

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Sept. 16, 2015
Isamu “Sam” Koito, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin compositor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Royden T. and Kent K., four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marvelee Kaiulani Anthony

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Sept. 27, 2015
Marvelee Kaiulani Anthony, 52, of Hawi, Hawaii, a former room service captain for Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Kekoa; daughter Juliet Perez; brothers William, Roland and Kaleo Perez; hanai sisters Leina and Mapuana Carvalho; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 17 at Gospel of Salvation Church, Kokoiki, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m.

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Diane Hall Lum

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Sept. 26, 2015
Diane Hall Lum, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Punahou School attendance secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Middletown, Conn. She is survived by husband Kwong Hing, son Kim, daughters Kelley Lum Oshiro and Kalei Love, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Albert Hiroshi Araki

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Sept. 16, 2015
Albert Hiroshi Araki, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Amelco treasurer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Lillian; sons Glenn, Clyde and Myron; daughter Charlene Shiroma; brothers Clifford and Paul; sisters Nancy Kunichika and Glorian Kunioka; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No monetary offerings.

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Clement Kahalemauna Mahiai Jr.

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Sept. 20, 2015
Clement Kahalemauna Mahiai Jr., 40, of Kapolei, owner of M&M Enterprise, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Daniel C.K. Mahiai-Kekahuna, companion Lauren Luu, father Clement K. Sr., brothers Anthony K. and Palani, sisters Mahealani Austin and Mayrose Mahiai, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Loreto Castillo Barut

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Sept. 4, 2015
Loreto Castillo Barut, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Waikiki Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Evelyn B., sons Clarence and Eric M., brothers Filemon and Marcelino, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Eben K. Maikui Jr.

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Sept. 7, 2015
Eben K. Maikui Jr., 52, of Waipahu, a former taxicab driver for The Cab, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Eben and Rose, brother Ivan and sisters Emlovytte Grambusch and Wendy Maikui. Services held. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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June M. Boranian

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Sept. 29, 2015
June M. Boranian, 89, of Lihue, a public relations specialist for Amfac and the sugar industry in Honolulu, died. She was born in Dayton, Ohio. She is survived by sons Victor and Harry “Skip” Jr., daughters Paula Rudinoff and Eve Boranian, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Dec. 9 at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Lihue.

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Carole Lee McNelly

Posted On October 10th, 2015 -

Oct. 5, 2015
Carole Lee McNelly, 79, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Arizona. She is survived by husband John, daughter Heather Ann, brothers Jerry and Billy Martin, sisters Nancy Ann Clark and Deborah Mastrangelo, and a grandchild. Services at a later date. Donations suggested to The Nature Conservancy.

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Florence Chang Brown

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Sept. 10, 2015
Florence Chang Brown, 93, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jonathan, David and John; daughter Michele Akeo; brother Joseph Chang; sisters Betty Trawick and Leina Begley; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Arman Brian Molmen

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Aug. 27, 2015
Arman Brian “akabill” Molmen, 71, of Kailua, a former Waikiki Banyan general manager, died at home. He was born in Minneapolis. He is survived by brother Steven M. and sisters Sandra M. Skarda and Lyn A. Mellon. Celebration of life: noon Oct. 18 at Nutridge Estate, Tantalus next to Pu’u ‘Ualaka’a State Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Alfred Carvalho Jr.

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Sept. 1, 2015
Alfred Carvalho Jr., 81, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House security supervisor and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ryan; daughters Shelly Kaniaupio, Carla Rodrigues and Renee Carvalho; brothers Ken “Squirley,” Steve and Richard; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Andrew Lane Morgan

Posted On October 10th, 2015 -

Sept. 29, 2015
Dr. Andrew Lane Morgan, 95, of Puako, Hawaii, a retired urological surgeon, former chief of urology and chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Queen’s Medical Center, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Andrew Jr. and James, daughters Christine Morgan and Martha Graham, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Oct. 17 at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kapaau. Services: 1 p.m. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice.

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Melvin W.S. Chow

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Sept. 15, 2015
Melvin W.S. “Mel” Chow, 73, of Honolulu, owner and president of Mel W.S. Chow and Associates and past president of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce and the Duck Doo Society, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Paula J.; son Richard B.W.K. “Benny”; daughters Ruth Wolfe, Romney A.L. Bitanga and Shana M.J. Chow; sister Alvina Gadeberg; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Oct. 17 at St. Alban’s Chapel, ‘Iolani School. Services: 2 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net.

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Marion E. Na’auao

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Sept. 18, 2015
Marion E. Na’auao, 76, of Waianae, a retired Honolulu Community Service Council secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Sean Na’auao and Clifford Shiroma; daughters Charmaine Na’auao-Ocasek and Laurie Shiroma; brothers Mannie, Phil, Frank and Randy Barretto, and Herb HewLen; sisters Linda AhLeeSam and Bea HewLen; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Kaumakapili Church, 766 N. King St. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Penny Nalani Beech Chung

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Sept. 11, 2015
Penny Nanali Beech Chung, 65, of Waianae, a retired Leeward Roofing secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaupo, Maui. She is survived by sons Brandon P. and Cameron A.K.; daughter Kristine K.C. Keaulana; mother Agnes K.M. A’i; brothers Alvin K. Beech, and Edward K. and Jeffrey S.M. A’i; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Don Raye

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Sept. 25, 2015
Don “Uncle Dan the Car Guy” Raye, 69, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a musician, artist and published author, died. He was born in Louisville, Ky. He is survived by brother William Irwin. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Shirley Ann Jardine Ellis

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Oct. 6, 2015
Shirley Ann Jardine Ellis, 66, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Wailuku, a retired Renaissance Hotel Kihei housekeeper, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Louis; companion Albert Pihi; sons James and Robert Jardine, and Keoni and Wayne Ellis; brother Lawrence E. Jardine; sisters Yvonne Perry and Deborah Aveiro; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Additional services: 11 a.m. Oct. 18 at Iao Valley state park, Maui. Casual attire.

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Donald Frank Schaudenecker

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Oct. 4, 2015
Donald Frank “Don” Schaudenecker, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a retired electrician, dive instructor, fisherman and outdoorsman, died at home. He was born in Springfield, Mass. He is survived by daughter Hilary Nelson. Private services.

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Sister M. Ruth Faisca

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Sept. 17, 2015
Sister M. Ruth Faisca, 82, of Fremont, Calif., formerly of Kohala, Hawaii, died in Fremont. She was born in Kohala. She is survived by brother Joseph. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi, Hawaii. Donations suggested to Sisters of the Holy Family, P.O. Box 3248, Fremont, CA 94539.

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Yat Fun Goo Mow

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Aug. 31, 2015
Yat Fun Goo “Dorothy” Mow, 90, of Honolulu, a store proprietor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Philip, daughter Queenie, brothers Charlie D.C. and Shih Hung Goo, sister Alice Kam and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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