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James Kahuanui

Posted On July 30th, 2015 -

July 18, 2015
James “Jimmy” Kahuanui, 55, of Waimea, a coach, farmer, craftsman, musician and songwriter, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tema L., daughter Lokahi, sons Kaimana and Pono, father Daniel and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. Condolences may be sent to: P.O. Box 6418, Kamuela, HI 96743.

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Oscar Luis Tomas

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July 3, 2015
Oscar Luis “Oca” Tomas, 65, of Honolulu, a construction laborer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Davao, Mindanao, Philippines. He is survived by wife Araceli A.; sons Jacklord A. and Oscar A. Jr.; brothers Marleto, Hipolito Jr., Leo and Socrates; and sisters Lydia Aguilar and Mercedes Ang. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Audrey Yayoi Kakugawa

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July 19, 2015
Audrey Yayoi Kakugawa, 72, of Hilo, a retired teacher for Kohala High, Pahoa Elementary and High, and Mountain View Elementary and Intermediate schools, and a Keaau Intermediate School registrar, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Albert, daughters Alyson Kakugawa-Leong and Aili Hallstone and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings or gifts.

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Rodger Rikio Tsukamoto

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July 11, 2015
Rodger Rikio Tsukamoto, 68, of Aiea, a postmaster and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tuyet, sons Tate and Tyson, mother Dorothy, brother Kent, sister Sharon Takahashi and a grandchild. Services pending.

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Faafaleai Afuvai

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July 21, 2015
Faafaleai Afuvai, 78, of Waialua, a retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel pantry worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Aua, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Liava’a and Falesa L., brother Felagolago M., five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Valerie Kalanikahua Kauhi-Jardine

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July 2, 2015
Valerie Kalanikahua Kauhi-Jardine, 57, of Hilo, a retired Waiakea High School maintenance employee, died in Hilo Medical Center Extended Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai son J-Rowe Bennett, mother Adelaide Kauhi, sister Jodi Kauhi and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Aug. 7 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo. Aloha attire.

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Sam Choy Yee

Posted On July 30th, 2015 -

July 14
Sam Choy “Amoi” Yee, 101, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Carol Jeong, Marion Leighton, Geraldine Fulton and Myrna Yee; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to charity.

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Masako Nakamura Arashiro

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June 28, 2015
Masako Nakamura Arashiro, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers sales clerk, died in The Plaza at Punchbowl. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by husband Frederick Y., son Peter J. and daughter Alice Nagano. No services.

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Lawton Kaleolani Kipapa

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July 12, 2015
Lawton Kaleolani Kipapa, 58, of Hilo, a former Diamond Head Papaya warehouse operator and an ordained evangelist for House of Angels Ministries, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Lani L. and Don Ahuna, and Gabriel “Jr” Kipapa; and sisters Debra K. Silva, Velma U. Foster and Naomi L. Keolanui. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 8 at Central Christian Church, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Reception to follow at Keaukaha Beach Park. Aloha attire.

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Henry Masaaki Yoshimoto

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July 7, 2015
Henry Masaaki Yoshimoto, 88, of Pearl City, a retired Weyerhaeuser foreman mechanic, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shizue; son Dean Fujii; daughters Irene Niwa and Judy Blevins; sisters Matsue “Irene” Satogata, and Gladys Y. and Lillian S. Yoshimoto; and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Benjamin Delumondo Bolos

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July 25, 2015
Benjamin Delumondo Bolos, 81, of Hilo, co-owner of American Fence, died in Waipahu. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by daughters Brenda Bolos, Renee Stolte and Tricia Bejcek; sons Benton, Robin and Dayne; brothers Donald and William; 16 grandchildren; and 11 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. Aloha attire.

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Lucia Hye Kyong Ko

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July 9, 2015
Lucia Hye Kyong Ko, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son John; daughters Clara Kodama, Agnes Kim and Gemma Nur; brothers Ho Wohn and Ho Chil Kim; sister Jung Mi Han; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Manoa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Alice Young

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June 9, 2015
Alice Young, 91, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Steven K. and Edward K., daughters Pamela Westenhaver and Linda S.I. Young, brothers Percy and Ronald Ching, sister Mabel Woo, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services at noon. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Lottie Marie Boshard

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July 24, 2015
Lottie Marie Boshard, 80, of Frederick, Md., formerly of Wahiawa, died in Frederick. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Howard and Kyle Lindsey, and Ryan Boshard; daughters Donna, Charlene and Audrey Lindsey, and Adrianne Boshard; brother George Barclay; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services at a later date in Wahiawa. Flowers welcome.

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Brigida B. Lazaro

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July 16, 2015
Brigida B. Lazaro, 83, of Eleele, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Alicea Borja and Loida Lazaro, son Edieson and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 21 at Hanapepe Church of the Nazarene. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Hilda Domdoma Cannon

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July 22, 2015
Hilda Domdoma Cannon, 89, of Koloa, Kauai, co-owner and operator of Top to Toe Ltd. and Catholic Charities director for Kauai, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son Milton Valera, daughters Angela Morehead and Linda Burnz, brothers George and Clarence “Pake” Domdoma, sisters Lucy McPalmer and Agnes Domdoma, nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 10 at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m.

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Lucy P. Magallanes

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June 22, 2015
Lucy P. Magallanes, 90, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Puukolii, Maui. She is survived by sons Arcenio Jr., Wilfred, Arthur, Kenneth and Gordon; daughters Shirley Ford and Sarah Shirley; brother Frank Caballes; 24 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Frederick Me Yet Chee

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May 4, 2015
Frederick Me Yet Chee, 68, of Indian Trails, N.C., a retired Safeway produce clerk and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Kathryn M.H.H. Hunt and Cynthia H.Y. Chee; brothers Yuen Hee, Patrick, Kendrick and Derrick; sisters Jade Fo, Pearl Chan, Jewel Lee and Gemie Arakawa; and two grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Maureen W. Morrison

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July 17, 2015
Maureen W. Morrison, 82, of Lihue died at home. She was born in Nawiliwili, Kauai. She is survived by stepdaughter Margaret and brother Robert. No services. Inurnment in Lihue Cemetery. Donations suggested to K.I.D.S. 1346 Inia St., Kapaa, HI 96746.

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Benjamin Gomes

Posted On July 29th, 2015 -

July 20, 2015
Benjamin Gomes, also known as “Benny” and “Ben,” 92, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired crane operator at Kau Sugar Co., formerly Hutchinson Sugar Plantation, in Naalehu and Kau, died in a private family care home. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Claude and Wayne; daughters Bronwyn Denis, Sharon Ponce, Velda Wright and Gwendolyn Ramirez; sister Leslie Duarte; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Center. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kimo King Jarrett

Posted On July 29th, 2015 -

June 1, 2015
Kimo King Jarrett, 51, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a mechanic and a Marine Corps veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Westminster, Calif. He is survived by wife Heather, sons Bryce and Jason, mother Lahela, hanai parents Richard and Catherine Chamberlin, and brothers Kevin and Keola. Graveside services and inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Candelaria Leano

Posted On July 29th, 2015 -

June 16, 2015
Candelaria Leano, 88, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Pedro, Rodelo and Joel; daughters Marylinda Rivera, Nelcy Rosete and Nida Domingo; sister Concepcion Aguinaldo; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Jana R. Morisada

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July 21, 2015
Dr. Jana R. Morisada, 54, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul W.H. Chan, sons Garret and Sean Chan, daughter Rebecca Chan, brother Gavin and sisters Emily Kuraoka and Meri-Mika M. Guillou. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jane Shigeno Odagiri

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May 25, 2015
Jane Shigeno Odagiri, 86, of Pearl City, a Bank of Hawaii retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Loren F. and Alan S.; daughters Carol S. Matsuo and Nellie T. Fukuda; brothers Robert, Walter and Stanley Toyama; sisters Sharon Katano and Jeannette Kamisato; and five grandchildren. Private services. No m0netary offerings.

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Mildred Shizuyo Omura

Posted On July 29th, 2015 -

July 5, 2015
Mildred Shizuyo Omura, 97, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Shirley Hee and Velma Omura, sister Ethel S. Sugawara, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Chance William Kaleihoku Patterson

Posted On July 29th, 2015 -

July 22, 2015
Chance William Kaleihoku Patterson, 23, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a Waikoloa Beach Marriott cook, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Carolyn Brighter, stepmother Susan Farland, brothers Pohai Patterson and Braedyn Brighter, grandparents Edward and Billie Brighter, and step-grandparent Carole Farland. Celebration of life gathering: 1 p.m. Sunday at the Brighter Estate in Kamuela, Hawaii. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire/TeamKalei shirts. Lei welcome.

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James Cabuga Saoit

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June 18, 2015
James Cabuga Saoit, 65, of Waipahu, an air freight deliveryman for Express Trucking, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leonida, sons Christopher and James Jr., adopted sister Sandra Torres and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Stephen Findley Tittle

Posted On July 29th, 2015 -

July 9, 2015
Stephen Findley Tittle, 49, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father James, mother Jean, foster parents Lawrence and Edna Abe, foster brother Duwayne and foster sister Dawn D’Araujo. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Cemetery. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

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Leveleveio Sausau Togiai

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July 7, 2015
Leveleveio Sausau Togiai, 76, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Lauli’i, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Sausau Jr. and Christmas; daughters Julia Starks, Eleanor Mitchell and Edna T. Walker; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kanana Fou Samoan Congregational Church, 94-261 Kunia Road, Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Flowers welcome.

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Paciencia Aveiro

Posted On July 29th, 2015 -

July 5, 2015
Paciencia “Pacing” Aveiro, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Douglas Sr.; sons Douglas Jr. and Dereck; brothers Herman Jr., Evelio and Marcelino Calbero; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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