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Marie E. Guyer

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Feb. 18, 2016
Marie E. Guyer, 67, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Lee, mother Josephine Ocampo, brother Paul Ocampo, sisters Gay Bisch-Timon and Ann Dixon, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Kenneth Gene Hughes

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Jan. 1, 2016
Kenneth Gene “Kenny” Hughes, 64, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a luxury boat captain, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Tulsa, Okla. He is survived by wife Colleen Cushman, daughters Jennifer and Jacqueline, brothers Tom and Donald, sisters Patrice Moore and Pam Graddy, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. March 19 at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club at Honokohau Harbor in Kailua-Kona. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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Hazel Harume Ishihara

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Feb. 20, 2016
Hazel Harume Ishihara, 82, of Kaneohe died in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Centre. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband George S.; son Clyde M.; daughter Cheryl S. Mickelsen; brothers Glenn M. and Bert H. Uyehara; sisters Joyce H. Toyama, Edith E. Shimabuku and Jane S. Uyehara; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 18 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Laiana Keala

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Jan. 22, 2016
James Laiana Keala, 62, of Waianae, a Hawaii Dental Service senior accountant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brothers John, Joseph and William Jr. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 19 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Takeshi Korenaga

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Feb. 20, 2016
Takeshi Korenaga, also known as “Take” and “Larry,” 89, of Honolulu, a shipyard painter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Gay H., son Roy, daughter Judy Takazawa, sister Annie Morisato, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tsuyuko Kurashige

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March 9, 2016
Tsuyuko Kurashige, 90, of Lihue, a retired housekeeper, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Huluia, Kauai. She is survived by sons Roland and Stanley; daughters Linda Sansui and Stella Haraguchi; brothers Henry, Charles and James Sasaki; sisters Mitsuno Mukai, Amy Kubo, Katherine Endo and Nancy Mori; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 18 at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Taualo Liva

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Feb. 17, 2016
Taualo Liva, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 17 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City.

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Stanley Y. Min

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March 1, 2016
Stanley Y. Min, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. employee, died in Waipahu. He was born in Wailuku, Maui. He is survived by son Marco, daughters PatriciaAnn Ballungay and Brenda Menezes, brother James, sister Mary Holokai, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Abraham Ahmad Jr.

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Feb. 9, 2016
Abraham “Puhipau” Ahmad Jr., 78, of Hawaii, a Hawaiian kingdom patriot and documentary filmmaker, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Joan Lander; sons Eleu and Vernon N. Puhipau and Kaiana Ahmad; brother Harrub A. Houssein; sister Halawe Bohreer; former wife Aulani; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. March 25 at Iolani Palace. Donations suggested to Na Maka o ka ‘Aina, hawaiianvoice.com.

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Irene Naoe Ono

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Feb. 28, 2016
Irene Naoe Ono, 82, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tadashi “Ronald”; sons Steven S. and Russell T.; daughter Sharon S. Maeda; brothers Ralph T. and Gary Y. Watanabe; sisters Mae M. Uyeno, Jane C. Kobayashi, Carole S. Watai and Gail K. Suganuma; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 18 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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George Masayuki Akasaki

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Feb. 9, 2016
George Masayuki Akasaki, 88, of Pearl City, a retired Army command sergeant major who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Guy M., Jesse M. and Gary M.; sisters Shizue and Tsuruko Asato; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Jolene Kealoha Sharpe

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Feb. 11, 2016
Jolene Kealoha Sharpe, 59, of Punaluu, Hawaii, a Securitas Security Co. supervisor, died in Kahuku. She is survived by daughter Shalana Sharpe; half brothers Russell and Nathaniel; sister Luika Lum; half sisters Louann Bergosa, Leeann Thompson and Natlene Dent; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 16 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 17 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wilfred Au

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Feb. 13, 2016
Wilfred Au, also known as “Konny” and “Willie,” 96, of Kapolei died in Makakilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by a hanai grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 18 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817; or Waianae Coast Rotary Club, P.O. Box 651, Waianae, HI 96792.

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Richard Masashi Tani

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Feb. 17, 2016
Richard Masashi Tani, 86, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jamieson, Patrick and Jason; brother Raymond; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 18 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Natividad Desalit Cachero

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Feb. 21, 2016
Natividad Desalit Cachero, 99, of Aiea died in Pearl City. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons Simeon, Ramon and Demy; daughters Lei EL Raie, Gloria Mendoza, Menchi Valdez and Josie Acosta; 27 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:15 p.m. March 18 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Patricia Mary Wigglesworth

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Feb. 20, 2016
Patricia Mary Wigglesworth, 76, of Pearl City, a retired Bank of Hawaii lease collection officer, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Kimberly Buggs and Jeri Herrell, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 19 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jorge Antonio Bonilla

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Feb. 14, 2016
Jorge Antonio Bonilla, 94, of Aiea, a retired carpenter for Del E. Webb Construction Co. and Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co., died in Aiea. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fausta; sons Andy, Art, Marko, Francis and Jorge Jr.; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. March 16 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio mauka chapel. Services at noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Feliza Pascual Padilla

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March 8, 2016
Feliza Pascual “Fely” Padilla, 93, of Hilo, a Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. nursery worker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons James and Alfred Gamiao, Pedro “Pete” Jr. and Joseph Padilla, Randy Molina and Sandy Castillo; daughters Marina Failing and Pacita “Pat” Poe; brother Narcisco Fernandez; sisters Rut Aguiar and Rose Rasay; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. March 17 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. March 18 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

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James Aheana Brede

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March 10, 2016
James Aheana Brede, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Kalaupapa Settlement sheriff, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by stepson Clifford Gollero and a step-grandchild. Private services.

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Alfred Edward Kuulei Rutherford

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Feb. 11, 2016
Alfred Edward Kuulei Rutherford, 77, of Ewa Beach, a retired civil service supervisor at Hickam Air Force Base and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Reggie and Geoffrey, daughters Kelly Streadbeck and Nalani Rutherford, brother Mel, sister Aulani Morton, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 19 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Daniel Christopher Caires

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March 2, 2016
Daniel Christopher Caires, 93, of Kokomo, Maui, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard civilian architect, designer of the Haiku Stairs and farmer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary F.L.; son Michael John; daughters Danette Caires, Marla K. McManus and Ann M. Taylor; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 23 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Graveside services: 2 p.m. March 24 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church or the Holy Name Society men’s group. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com or 22 Heona Place, Kiehi, HI 96753.

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Norie Alice Silva

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Feb. 26, 2016
Norie Alice Silva, 95, of Kahului died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughters Bernice Gruszkowski, Linda Bandalan and Violet Poepoe; brother Roy Yasunaga, 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Cozy P. Campbell

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Feb. 4, 2016
Cozy P. Campbell, 93, of Manoa died in Oceanside Hawaii Assisted Living, Hauula. She was born in Kaimuki. She is survived by sons Conway, Clayton and Cedric; daughter Charleen P. Scott; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. March 18 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Condolences welcome.

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Stephen Douglas Soares

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Feb. 19, 2016
Stephen Douglas Soares, 48, of Honolulu, a state property manager, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Irma May Baptiste, son Stephen K., and daughters Soleil K. and Skylar. Visitation: 11 a.m. March 19 at Central Union Church. Services at noon. Green attire. No flowers.

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Yannick Henry R. Dellahousse

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Feb. 22, 2016
Yannick Henry R. Dellahousse, 70, of Hawaiian Shores, Hawaii, formerly of Kalapana, Hawaii, a freelance artist and wood carver, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Bourdeaux, France. He is survived by daughter Yanna Craig, sister Tina Marie Bryant, caregivers Genny Armanini and Dottie Kyser, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 19 at the Kyser residence on Makamae Street7, Leilani Estates. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Helen Rosalie Kalei Keliikipi Sur

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Jan. 20, 2016
Helen Rosalie Kalei Keliikipi Sur, 85, of Hawaii died. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wessely Sur, daughters Dansy Daniels and Lani Toyama, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. March 19 at St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church, 84-5140 Painted Church Road, Captain Cook. Scattering of ashes at sea to follow at sunset.

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Dana R. Duquette

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Dec. 31, 2015
Dana R. Duquette, 57, of Kula, Maui, a mechanic and heavy machine operator, died at home. He was born in Lewiston, Maine. He is survived by companion Rose Ambrose; sons Christopher Duquette, and James and Mikal Davenport; three brothers; two sisters; and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. March 19 at the family residence, 610 Piliwale Road, Kula. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Fujie Takayama

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Feb. 11, 2016
Fujie “Fudge” Takayama, 89, of Hilo, a retired claims representative for the U.S. Social Security Administration, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Leslie, Brian and Clyde; daughter Dawn Esser; brother Herbert Kushi; sister Sadako Baker; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. March 19 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Elva Harford Elsner

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March 3, 2016
Elva Harford Elsner, 100, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, an artist, musician, singer and assistant minister at Unity Church of Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by daughters Pamela Elsner and Paula Nurse, hanai daughters Ann Smith and Elva P. Gamiao, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 19 at Honokaa United Methodist Church. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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David Kahaeula Trask Jr.

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Feb. 19, 2016
David Kahaeula Trask Jr., 93, of Honolulu, a union leader, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by sons William, Peter and Kawika; daughters Ann Kealoha Benavente and Mahie Trask Murakami; sister Isabelle Davis; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 19 at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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