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Gerry Roger Calpito Abad

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

July 12, 2016
Gerry Roger Calpito Abad, 56, of Wailuku, a heavy-equipment operator at Wailea Golf Course, died in Wailuku. He was born in San Isidro Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Soledad B.; son Gerry Jr.; daughter Rogelyn; brothers Nestor, Salvador and Arturo; sisters Prudence Menor and Francisca Pagarigan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 27 at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Karen Lee Moore

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 22, 2016
Karen Lee Moore, 69, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Idaho. She is survived by husband Douglas, son Patrick Tripp, daughters Jamie Johnson and Wendy Tripp, brother Gene Carlson, sister Lynette Stone, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. No services. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Destiny Kuuipo Leilani Alvarez-Torres

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

July 20, 2016
Destiny Kuuipo Leilani AlvarezTorres, 14, of Kailua-Kona, a Kealakehe Intermediate School student, died in Palo Alto, Calif. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by mother Amber; father Brendan Ho; brothers Kalani Alvarez Jr. and Keaka, Elijah and Noah Ho; sisters Sasha Alvarez-Torres, Kayla LorenzoAlvarez and Makyla, Malia and Te’a Ho; grandparents Jeffrey Torres, Vera and Ernest Alvarez, and Dale Ho; and hanai grandparents Vivian and Jerry Bonicelli. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua-Kona. Service: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nancy Nobue Nakagawa

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 17, 2016
Nancy Nobue Nakagawa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Young Buddhist Association of Honolulu office manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Akio “Aki”; sons Wayne A. and Carl H.; daughters Lois K. Izumi, Ann M. Makekau and Julie A. Nakagawa; sister Grace Y. Hidano; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Seishin Arakawa

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 7, 2016
Seishin “Rudy” Arakawa, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired state prison warden and a business owner and proprietor of Fuel B&E Petroleum, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waihee, Maui. He is survived by wife Edith; son Dennis; brothers Robert and Hideo; sisters Yoshimi Kayona, Mildred Miyamoto, Jean Gushiken and Yoshiko Fukunada; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 31 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rose Perez Pacheco

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

July 31, 2016
Rose Perez Pacheco, 100, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert and Leroy Rodrigues, Stanley Robley, Russell Vallies, and Hebert and Timothy Pacheco; daughters Pearl Rivera, Rose Boneza and Virginia Hayworth; sisters Alveria T. Infiesto and Margaret T. Grant; 40 grandchildren; and 70 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 2 at Borthwick Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Genevieve Nielsen August

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

July 29, 2016
Genevieve Nielsen August, 90, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Holualoa, Hawaii, a nurse at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and head surgical nurse in the cardiac department, a surgical nurse at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles and operator of a macadamia nut farm in Holualoa, died in Scottsdale. She was born in Plainfield, N.J., She is survived by stepson Peter, stepdaughters Susan and Janet, and a grandchild. Service: 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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Marcelo Matutino Pacli

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 7, 2016
Marcelo Matutino “William” Pacli, 59, of Honolulu, a Westpac International Inc. employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda; sons Erwin, Wilmer, Ferwil, Gerald, Jessie J. and Jheremy; daughters Margie, Emma and Jonabel; brother Fernando Sr.; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eleanor Reyes Cambra

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 20, 2016
Eleanor Reyes Cambra, 79, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Nora Aranaydo, sister Dolores Liwai and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo. Service: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Marge Rego

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 2, 2016
Marge Rego, 76, of Waialua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Ralph; son Ralph Jr.; daughters Carol A. Groff, Debbie L. Rego and Donna Supranovich; half brothers Samuel, Peter, Joe and David Mainaaupo, and Kalamona; half sister Tiny; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 31 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dorothy Joanne Andersen

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

July 24, 2016
Dorothy Joanne Andersen, 87, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a secretary at Christians Anti-Communism Crusade and a homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Sioux Falls, S.D. She is survived by son Martin; daughters Maren Lambeth, Martha Haskins and Margaux Dyson; brothers Tim and Dan Storvick; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sept. 3 at Honokaa United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to HUMC Music Ministry.

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Verna Lay

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

June 30, 2016
Verna Lay, 70, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an accountant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John; son Morris Kaneshige Jr.; daughter Marian Asato; brothers Cecil K., Adriano and Michael Namocot; sister Felicidad Birch; and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Debbie Rae Bennett

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 18, 2016
Debbie Rae Bennett, 60, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired Safeway delicatessen department manager, died at home. She was born in Washington. She is survived by husband Michael, sons Jeffery and Steven, daughter Shawn Macduffee, brothers Bill and Tim Brown, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Elaine Matsuko Nakano

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

July 7, 2016
Elaine Matsuko Nakano, 100, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Judy T.; sisters Gladys Chee, Tome Hokama and Sueko Togashi; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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John C. Brandon

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

July 26, 2016
John C. Brandon, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Army command sergeant major, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wichita, Kan. He is survived by wife Johanna, sons Mark and Michael, and sister Kathy DiCrispino. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children.

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Benjamin Tamotsu Okabe

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 11, 2016
Benjamin Tamotsu Okabe, 87, of Waianae, a retired farmer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Alice T.; sons Harrison T., Ronald T. and Rodney M.; daughters Kathleen K. Woo and Monica M. Medlin; sisters Rose Watanabe and Grace Kamihara; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 2 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Ke Min Lee Chang

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 14, 2016
Ke Min Lee Chang, 83, of Honolulu, a retired office clerk for China Airlines’ human resources department, died in Kailua. She was born in China. She is survived by daughters Sherry Lau and Jill Chang, three brothers, two sisters, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 31 at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masao Okouchi

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

July 12, 2016
Masao Okouchi, 97, of Mililani, a Waialua Sugar Plantation retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Betty Y.; sons Ray and Warren; daughters Carol Kawamata, Charlene Okumura, and Judy and Susan Okouchi; brothers Richard and Harold; sister Jean Murakami; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Woodrow Abel Danley

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

July 2, 2016
Woodrow Abel Danley, 86, of Honolulu, a taxicab driver, died in Honolulu. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Delwood D., daughter Drusilla Kong, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice.

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Bonifacio Ulua Padilla

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

July 26, 2016
Bonifacio Ulua Padilla, 103, of Ewa Beach, an employee at Pagoda Hotel and at a taro farm in Kaneohe, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by sons Loreto and Alejandro; daughters Caridad Cabang, Erlinda Bumanglag, Gloria Lata and Lydia Feria; 34 grandchildren; and 53 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Aug. 30 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dixieann Caballes De Los Reyes

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

July 31, 2016
Dixieann Caballes De Los Reyes, 61, of Aiea, a retired Rehabilitation of the Pacific ward clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Jacinto D. Bacerra, son Jerome G. Bacerra, daughters Jessica Ann K. Bacerra and Janel K. Wright, brothers Fred and Manuel Caballes, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 1 at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harry Masatsugu Sakaguchi

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

July 30, 2016
Harry Masatsugu Sakaguchi, 103, of Kailua, a retired carpenter with the Hawaii Carpenters Union, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Harold H., brother Dr. Paul, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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John Daniel Engelhard

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 19, 2016
John Daniel Engelhard, 80, of Honolulu, a Navy engineer, died in Waipahu. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by sister Claire Gadzikowski. Private scattering of ashes.

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Leonard Kuohu Sarajena

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 4, 2016
Leonard Kuohu Sarajena, 56, of Ewa Beach died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Jean, brother Jonathan and sisters Sharlyn Duropan and Sharon Sarajena. Celebration of life: 10:30 am. Oct. 15 at Nimitz Beach Cabana No. 1807, Barbers Point. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Gloria Ryoko Fukunaga

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 20, 2016
Gloria Ryoko Fukunaga, 68, of Honolulu, a longtime island tour guide specialist, died at home. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by son Troy, daughters Tracy Fukunaga and Gabrielle Brown, brother Edward Inamasu and seven grandchildren. No services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Florindo Simeon

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 16, 2016
Florindo Simeon, 67, of Keaau, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Joey; daughters Leilani Lally, Shanon Magnuson, Christina Lamport and Mary Pugh; brothers Leonardo, Daniel, Alfredo and Reinior; sisters Maria Kunihiro and Nellie Simeon; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sept. 3 at Kaumana Drive Baptist Church, 388 Kaumana Drive, Hilo. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Susan Lei Hiramatsu

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 10, 2016
Susan Lei Hiramatsu, 67, of Kula, Maui, a Hawaiian Ceramic Tiles manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Alan Fujiwara, brother Gary, sisters Anne Nakasone and Karen Hiramatsu-Kikuchi, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Fred Benson Smales III

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 19, 2016
Fred Benson “Trace” Smales III, 49, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. He was born in Glendale, Calif. He is survived by mother Constance and sister Trina Christensen. Services pending. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Susan Miyoko Horstmann

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 7, 2016
Susan Miyoko Horstmann, of Kerrville, Texas, a retired administrative officer for U.S. Customs in Honolulu, died in Kerrville. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Harold and brother Roy Higad. No services.

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Gerald H. Takei

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 3, 2016
Gerald H. Takei, 84, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii professor and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Betty Miyamoto. Private services.

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