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Elizabeth Kiriko Suzuki

Posted On November 10th, 2015 -

Oct. 4, 2015
Elizabeth Kiriko Suzuki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired merchandising specialist for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Satoshi, son Thomas, brother Eugene Matsusaka, sister Esther Yokooji, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Marta Alejandro Domingo

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Nov. 1, 2015
Marta Alejandro Domingo, 69, of Hawi, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by brothers Sergio and Rizal, and sisters Estrella Matias, Catalina Morales, Teresita and Lourdes Calano, Antonia Ariola and Paz Rivera. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kapaau. Services: 3 p.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nan Toshiko Tome

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Oct. 8, 2015
Nan Toshiko Tome, 57, of Hilo, a retiree of the state Department of Human Services Med-Quest Division, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leslie, daughter Lindsey, mother Annette Takahashi and brother Tod Takahashi. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Nancy Leihuanani Dosono

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Oct. 21, 2015
Nancy Leihuanani Dosono, 47, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Sepeti Lalahi Jr., son Joshua Seabury, daughters Sharon L.M. Dosono and Theresa Boone, brother Lloyd, sister Desree and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Greater Mount Zion Holiness Church, Hauula. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Friday.

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Charles F. Woodward

Posted On November 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 1, 2015
Charles F. Woodward, 86, of Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Honolulu, a civil service retiree, died in Melbourne. He was born in New Mexico. He is survived by wife Mitsuyo; sons Carlos, Mike and Greg; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services at a later date. No flowers.

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James Alexander Dowsett

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Oct. 30, 2015
James Alexander Dowsett, 90, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a rancher and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Ann; sons Alika and Kawika; daughters Keahi Kummer, Mealani Morgan and Poomai Dowsett; 19 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Dec. 19 at the Dowsett Ranch.

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Kara Ella Sen Yin Zen

Posted On November 10th, 2015 -

Oct. 23, 2015
Kara Ella Sen Yin Zen, 54, of Hono­lulu died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Erik, Mark and Burke. Private services. Donations suggested to Lanakila Pacific Teaching Learning Center or St. Francis Hospice.

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Dulinda Gomes Moniz Ernesto

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Oct. 11, 2015
Dulinda Gomes Moniz Ernesto, 96, of Haleiwa, a retired occupational therapist at Waimano Training School and Hospital, died in Kahuku. She was born in Kaeleku, Maui. She is survived by daughter Kathleen “Penny” Cagle, sons Albert G. and Gary D. Moniz, caregivers Castora “Casty” and “Gabby” Dela Cruz, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Serena Ann Halsell

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Sept. 30, 2015
Serena Ann Halsell, 61, of Kapolei, a retired receptionist at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by daughters Genevieve C. Lemire-Dunbar and Ashlyn S. Lemire; brothers Andre Espiritu and Shane and Shawn Dolera; sisters JoAnn Willis, Desiree Navarette, Stephanie Ross and Corrine Quinto; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Donald Kelii Kalama

Posted On November 10th, 2015 -

Oct. 23, 2015
Donald Kelii Kalama, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Martin Transportation Services truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honokohau, Maui. He is survived by wife Vonda S.; son Donald K.; daughter Donna; brothers Stephen and Alvin; sisters Myrna Lyerla, Blossom Kalua and Anna Kisner; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe, across from King Intermediate School. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Francis Kealoha Kamakawiwo’ole Sr.

Posted On November 10th, 2015 -

Sept. 30, 2015
Francis Kealoha Kamakawi­wo’ole Sr., 79, of Waianae, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Francis “Kim” Jr. and Jason Kamakawiwo’ole, and Clarence, Jimbo K. and Jonah G.K. Ongory; daughters Yvonne Lopez, Tammy Meyers, Yvette “Noe” Kamakawiwo’ole and Phyllis Kamana; brother Douglas; and sisters Mary Johnson, Ethel Amina and Barbara Baker. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Yasuyoshi Kaneshiro

Posted On November 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 2, 2015
Charles Yasuyoshi Kaneshiro, 77, of Honolulu, a retired King’s Bakery baker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Kay, sons Chad and Ty, and sister Jane Okuhara. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Nov. 17 at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Nancy H. Kaneshiro

Posted On November 10th, 2015 -

Oct. 30, 2015
Nancy H. Kaneshiro, 69, of Kaneohe, a systems analyst, died at home. She was born in Fresno, Calif. She is survived by husband Kenneth; daughter Michelle Garce; son Grant; mother Yukiko Watanabe; sisters June Niizuma, Karen Ebesu, May Takamatsu and Ethel Watanabe-Gongob; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Fumiko Kunioki

Posted On November 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 4, 2015
Fumiko Kunioki, 91, of Wailuku, a corporate partner in Kahului Dry Cleaners, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by daughters Yvonne Iwasaki and Stephanie Kunioki; brothers Soichi, Ichiro, Yoshio and Tommy Yoshizawa; sister Betty Yoshizawa; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Yoshio Nakagawa

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Sept. 21, 2015
Yoshio “Rusty” Nakagawa, 86, of Wahiawa, a retiree from the city Department Parks and Recreation, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Ethel, son Scot, daughters Karen Nakagawa and Lynn Ishii, and sister Sue Fujio. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Wai­pio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Rachel Tokiko Tanaka Omori

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Oct. 26, 2015
Rachel Tokiko Tanaka Omori, 93, of Honolulu, a retired McKinley High School educator and a retired University of Hawaii-Manoa College of Arts and Sciences academic adviser, died in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Sharyn O. Nakamoto and Colleen O. Elfalan, brother Francis I. Tanaka, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Makiki Christian Church. Service: 10 a.m. No flowers. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Margaret Betty Pacheco

Posted On November 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 6, 2015
Margaret Betty Pacheco, 90, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Robert and Douglas; daughters Shirley Pacheco-Vega, Linda Kuanoni, Betty Fortin, Dolly Jean Pavao and Peggy Pacheco; brothers Manuel Jr. and Patrick Branco; sisters Dorothy Wright and Mildred Pacheco; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Mel Allen Kamauoha Crowell

Posted On November 9th, 2015 -

Oct. 11, 2015
Mel Allen Kamauoha Crowell, 65, of Mililani, a state Department of Education mathematics teacher at Ilima Intermediate School, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by brothers George, Robert and Dee; and companion Wendie Liu. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kawaiaha’o Church. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Hiroshi Taira

Posted On November 9th, 2015 -

Oct. 26, 2015
Hiroshi “Hiro” Taira, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. working foreman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Laraine Y., sons Darrin S. and Brian Y., daughter Laurie M. Tsuji, brother Victor “Yasu” and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Benigno Tomas Dela Cruz

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Oct. 31, 2015
Benigno Tomas “Apo Benigno” Dela Cruz, 101, of Ahualoa, Honokaa, a Hamakua Sugar Mill Co. cane cutter, knapsack sprayer, tractor operator and cane and dump truck driver, died at home. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Romel, daughter Alice Bailado, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Walter Kwong Pui Yuen

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Oct. 22, 2015
Walter Kwong Pui Yuen, 88, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and Department of Defense scheduler, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bertha; sons Clayton, Kevin and Kerry; sister Charlotte Hedani; and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Daniel Dinh

Posted On November 9th, 2015 -

Nov. 5, 2015
Daniel Dinh, 58, of Honolulu, a taxi driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Anna Dong Nguyen; sons Tony Nguyen and Jason Dinh; sisters Dinh K. Nguyet, Dinh Thi Kim Hanh and Dinh Thi Kim Lan; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Clifford Antony Harris

Posted On November 9th, 2015 -

Oct. 28, 2015
Clifford Antony “Corey” Harris, 51, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in England. He is survived by son Tristan Harris, daughter Brittany Walter, father James Harris and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Yukiko Hayashida

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Oct. 13, 2015
Yukiko Hayashida, 95, of Kailua, a retired Maemae Elementary School custodian, died in Care Center of Honolulu. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Betty Leong, Irene Harada and Shirley Pang; sister Beatrice Y. Sako; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Gladys Michiko Hironaka

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Oct. 10, 2015
Gladys Michiko Hironaka, 83, of Honolulu, a retired receptionist for doctors’ offices, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Yoshito; sons Ray; daughters Karen Moon, Gwen Ing and Cathy Higa; sisters Nancy Sakamoto and Mildred Yasutake; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lurline Kuuleimomi Fajardo Kahihikolo

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Oct. 17, 2015
Lurline Kuuleimomi Fajardo Kahihikolo, 77, of Ewa Beach, a retired Cutter Ford Aiea shuttle driver, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Damien Jr. and Ben; daughters Lurline W. Kawainui, Stephanie Parish and Marlis V.K. Matsuyoshi; brothers Raphael Jr., Ronald, Harold “Fudge” and Sheldon Fajardo; sisters Maydell Ishikawa and Delores Ferreira; hanai son Michael Correa; hanai daughter Stephanie Arakaki; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Neil S. Katada

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Oct. 30, 2015
Neil S. Katada, 78, of Honolulu, a business owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Nelson and Norris, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Seiyu Matsudo

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Sept. 22, 2015
Seiyo Matsudo, 101, of Honolulu, a retired Chun Hoon warehouseman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puukolii Camp, Lahaina. He is survived by son Roy M.; daughters Katherine T. Kupukaa and Karen M. Deguchi; brothers Ginyei and Jinchi Matsudo; sisters Misaye Nakamura, Natsuko Kaita, Yasuko Velligas, Evelyn S. Araki and Margaret Y. Zaan; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Sadako Miyashiro

Posted On November 9th, 2015 -

Oct. 27, 2015
Sadako Miyashiro, 87, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Kyoto, Japan. She is survived by daughter Hitomi Takahashi, brothers Takao and Kisao Shiomi, sisters Yukiko Imai and Yutako Shiomi, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Richard N.K. Mossman

Posted On November 9th, 2015 -

Oct. 3, 2015
Richard N.K. Mossman, 78, of Kaneohe, a restaurant manager and teacher, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carolyn W.; sons Parker K. “Duke,” Konrad K. “Kala” and Michael B.K. “Kohono” Mossman, and Jeff Hickman; daughters Jennifer A. “Aulani” Arzadon and Bina K. “Kawe” Saafi; hanai daughter Rosana Luc; brother Judge B. P. Mossman; sister Bina M. Chun; and 22 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waikalua Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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