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Tokiko Suda

Posted On April 30th, 2016 -

April 11, 2016
Tokiko Suda, 98, of Honolulu, retired restaurant owner of Naka’s Inn, died. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Barry and Brian, daughter Jann Comstock, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 6 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Clarence Patrick Maui Kaniho

Posted On April 30th, 2016 -

April 25, 2016
Clarence Patrick Maui Kaniho, 57, of Kaaawa, a musician, died in the Queens Medical Center-West. He is survived by sons Jarrett, Shiloh, Cheyenne and Kaniala; daughter Jubilee Anniskette; mother Winona; brother Randy; sisters Diane Leong and Alcy Rubelsky; and seven grandchildren. Services at a later date. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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May Emiko Tamashiro

Posted On April 30th, 2016 -

April 9, 2016
May Emiko Tamashiro, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Flamingo Enterprises Inc. administrator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stanley S., sons Daryl S. and Duane S., daughter Cheryl M., sisters Jean Shimabukuro and Sandra Chong, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. May 6 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alan Todd Bergeson

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

Feb. 19, 2016
Alan Todd Bergeson, 52, of Kailua, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant and a Mele Komo property manager, died in Kailua. He was born in Clatsop, Ore. He is survived by father Larry L., brothers Mark and Russell, and sister Paula Mespelt. Committal services: 11 a.m. May 6 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Gertrude Teruko Yogi

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 18, 2016
Gertrude Teruko Yogi, 96, of Honolulu, a retired electrologist at and proprietor of Gertrude T. Yogi, died in a foster care home. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Nolan K., daughter Mona T. Garberg, sisters Evelyn Perry and Sumiko Inafuku, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 2 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Villamor Pamani Blanco Sr.

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 18, 2016
Villamor Pamani “Amor” Blanco Sr., 70, of Waipahu, a retired Hale Nani Nursing Home groundskeeper and housekeeper, died in Waipahu. He was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Minda; sons Roosevelt, Randy and Villamor Jr.; daughter Lorimei; brothers Arsenio and Wilfredo; sister Nenita Alvarez; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. May 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. May 3 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Luz Olarte Carinio

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 13, 2016
Luz Olarte Carinio, 91, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Leyte, Philippines. She is survived by sister Conception Carumbana. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 4 at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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William Olin Crowell

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 24, 2016
William Olin Crowell, 78, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Hawaii Air National Guard 154 Air Control Squadron operations superintendent, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Leimomi B., sons Mark “Kimo” and Drew “Kalei,” daughter Michelle Curammeng, brother Oliver, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 2 at St. Paul’s Church, Kekaha. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Candace Dawn Fenander

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 22, 2016
Candace Dawn Fenander, 66, of Kaneohe, an artist, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth Roy, mother Edith T. Ishibashi, brother Dana Ishibashi and sisters Robin and Fredina Ishibashi. Services pending.

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Ichiro Hirayama

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

March 28, 2016
Ichiro Hirayama, 76, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Transportation Airports Division groundskeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kumamoto, Japan. He is survived by wife Mae, daughters Amy Hirai and Lynn Scott, sister Kuniko Tsuda and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Ronald T. Kawaguchi

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 7, 2016
Ronald T. Kawaguchi, 60, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaii Probation Office probation counselor, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brother Jon. Burial: 10:30 a.m. May 3 at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Myra M. Kusunoki

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 17, 2016
Myra M. Kusunoki, 66, of Honolulu, a Manoa Valley Church retiree, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eric J., daughters Erin L. Basler and Wendy N. Kusunoki, brothers Donald N. and Jerald J. Akiyama, and sister Andrea A. Matsuda. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 4 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Damiana Espinosa Maunes

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 11, 2016
Damiana Espinosa Maunes, 91, of Las Vegas, a homemaker, died in Las Vegas. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Carmelita Perez and Virgie Matckie, seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 4 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Soon Sun Julia Milne

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

March 28, 2016
Soon Sun Julia Milne, 94, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Kenneth W. Pak, brother Iksoo J. Kim, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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David Kenneth Ryan

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

Feb. 9, 2016
David Kenneth Ryan, 91, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Pauoa Valley, a Federal Aviation Administration retiree and retired state ramp inspector at Honolulu Airport, died in Mesa. He was born in Springfield, Mass. He is survived by daughter Helene “Noni” Ryan, stepdaughter Lenora Casill, sister Doris Bush, a grandchild and numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. April 29 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Lucia Santiago

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 17, 2016
Lucia “Lucy” Santiago, 83, of El Paso, Texas, formerly of Omao, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by daughters Stella Da Costa and Frances Allen, four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 2 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

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William Tadao Sato

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 12, 2016
William Tadao Sato, 72, of Honolulu, a Glass Works Finishers glazier, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Loretta H., sons Todd T. and Chad H., -brother Joseph, sisters Tomiko Sato and Hifumi Kato, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. May 3 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Christopher Cantu Allen

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 25, 2016
Christopher Cantu Allen, 54, of Kailua-Kona, a Navy veteran and a finish carpenter, died. He was born in Clovis, N.M. He is survived by father Carl; mother Amanda Moore; brothers C.J. Jr., Billy, Johnny and Danny; and sister Becky. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.-noon April 30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KailuaKona. Reception and potluck to follow at the residence. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Horsemanship of Hawaii, 73-1417 Kahakea Place, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Lester Melvin Seto

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 24, 2016
Lester Melvin “Les” Seto, 82, of Waipahu, a retired electrical contractor, former employee at Hygrade Electric, Fischbach & Moore Electric and Morrison Knudsen, and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Kalihiwai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Loreta, also known as “Lorie” and “Loring,” sons Lester Jr. and Guy, daughter Cheryl Tam Hoy, sister Laverne “Lovey” Kala, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. May 4 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Skaison Keneke Almeida-Kong

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 15, 2016
Skaison Keneke Almeida-Kong, infant son of Kenneth G. Almeida and Shannon K. Kong of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by sisters Saphyre K. Almeida-Kong and Shaneth N. Almeida, and grandparent Mabel Kong. Private services. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Rose Nunes Smith

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 6, 2016
Rose Nunes Smith, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Rainbow School child care provider, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Harold A. II and Noel A., brothers Frank and Rudy Correia, sister Alma Galbraith, six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. May 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Hazel Marie Baldivino

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 21, 2016
Hazel Marie Baldivino, 52, of Waipahu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bronson and Clinton, daughter Chavelle Galton-Rice, a brother, three sisters and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Mabel Estrella Lolokuokalani Tom

Posted On April 29th, 2016 -

April 3, 2016
Mabel Estrella Lolokuokalani Tom, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired nurserywoman for H. Marugame Nursery, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harold, Adam and Kendall “Bully” Jr.; daughters Maria E. Sheridan, Angeline and Marlene Tom, and Roxanne Tom-Detol; hanai sons Deldon and Duane Staggs; hanai daughter Allison “Sissy” Kamaka; brothers Maxie “Del” Friend, and Joe and Eddie Navas; sisters Momi, Sheila, Gail, Ana and Wilma; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. May 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 5 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ilisapesi Langitoto Malafu

Posted On April 28th, 2016 -

April 22, 2016
Ilisapesi Langitoto “Elizabeth” Malafu, 62, of Wailuku, a retired Kihei Elementary School teacher, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Sione T., Malakai T. and Penisimani T. Panuve; daughter Amelia I. Afemui; brother Tevita K.; sisters Fisi’ipeau L. Hingano, Liliosa Fifita, Akesa Masi and Talite Malafu; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. April 30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Jessie Carmen Leimomi Marks

Posted On April 28th, 2016 -

April 18, 2016
Jessie Carmen Leimomi Marks, 71, of Waimanalo, a retired A & K Nursery flower deliverer, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Cynthia Marks and Donna Daniels, brother Alvin Amalato and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 3 at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Robinson C. Myers Jr.

Posted On April 28th, 2016 -

April 16, 2016
Robinson C. “Bob” Myers Jr., 89, of Fayetteville, Ark., formerly of Hawaii, a master plumber and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Springdale, Ark. He was born in Fairfax, Okla. He is survived by sons Robinson, Donald and Jonathan; daughters Patricia, Kathleen, Cynthia and Carolyn; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Florence Kikuko Nagano

Posted On April 28th, 2016 -

March 20, 2016
Florence Kikuko Nagano, 80, of Wahiawa, a retired federal government administrative assistant at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George T.; son Eric Y.; daughter Sharon A. Terukina; brother George Hamamura; sisters Sue Kim, Patricia Owen and Margaret Hamada; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Kimberly Ann Nahale

Posted On April 28th, 2016 -

April 17, 2016
Kimberly Ann Nahale, 57, of Honolulu, a U.S. Postal Service employee, died. She was born in West Virginia. She is survived by husband Fred, sons Ikaika Bright and Kainalu Nahale, daughters Kimberlyn and Lena, mother Dolores Bright, brother Roger Bright, sisters Debbie Stapples and Tami Kubo, and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. April 30 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published April 24.

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Rodolfo Balolong Paraan

Posted On April 28th, 2016 -

April 20, 2016
Rodolfo Balolong Paraan, 67, of Honolulu, a grocery store owner, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Joey J. and Johnny; daughters Lorena P. Balderas, Alma P. Soriano, Eloisa and Maritess Paraan, and Racquel P. Lorentzen; brothers Benjamin, Roland and Jaime; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. May 2 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Final services and burial to be held in Pangasinan. Condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Alfonso Rivera Pascua

Posted On April 28th, 2016 -

March 21, 2016
Alfonso Rivera Pascua, 58, of Waipahu, an employee at First Hawaiian Bank Dillingham branch, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Susana R.; sons Tyler, Matthew and Jordan; parents Rogelio and Guadalupe; brother Joseph; and sister Catherine Jollimore. Visitation: 6 p.m. May 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 2 at the mortuary. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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