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Mariko Kondo Inouye

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Dec. 25, 2015
Mariko Kondo Inouye, 99, of Kaneohe, a retired Northwestern University administrator, died in Pohai Nani Good Samaritan Retirement Community. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by son Dennis K. and sister Caroline M. Taniguchi. Private services.

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Bessie Lin Pang

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Jan. 3, 2016
Bessie Lin Pang, 97, of Aiea, a retired city and county civil service records clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Carolyn Yasuda, and Pamela and Brenda Pang; brother Roland Lin; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Blossom Sumiko Kaneshiro

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Dec. 18, 2015
Blossom Sumiko Kaneshiro, 81, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired schoolteacher for the Los Angeles public school system and a Women’s Army Corps veteran, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother George Yogi and Nancy Takane. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Guy Kaleikueiwa Raposa

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Dec. 29, 2015
Guy Kaleikueiwa “Kalei” Raposa, 54, of Honolulu, a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandy D., son Jonah K., daughter Monique P.W., brother Henry M. Jr. and sisters DeEnn K. “Trixie” McKeague, Loraine K. Armstrong, Julie-Ann W. Mathias and Doreen K. Kapea. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Feb. 7 at Nanakuli Ranch, 82-240 Farrington Highway. Committal services: 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at Hawaii State Veterans, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Richard Thomas Kapololu

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Jan. 26, 2016
Richard Thomas “Kappy” Kapololu, 81, of Pearl City, a retired state Department of Transportation landscape architect and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet H., son Raj, daughter Li S. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Glenn Joseph Rodrigues Sr.

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Jan. 20, 2016
Glenn Joseph “Chumpy” Rodrigues Sr., 69, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation groundskeeper and a Navy veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Glenn Jr., daughter Desiree Delos Santos, sister Maureen and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 5 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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James Keanu Jr.

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Dec. 24, 2015
James “Kimo” Keanu Jr., 63, of Kualoa, a heavy equipment operator, died in Kaunakakai. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynette; sons Bryson, Bryant and Bryden Paonessa and Joshua Keanu; daughters Berlyn Paonessa, Casey Kealoha, Kristin Keanu-Isaako, Corrina Keanu and Sweetie Charles; brothers Whiston Kaulili and William Keanu; sister Angel; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Kualoa Ranch. Services: 4 p.m. Condolences: oahumortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Barbara Diane Silva

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Jan. 19, 2016
Barbara Diane Silva, 77, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by seven children, 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edward Aliwanag Alconcel

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Jan. 22, 2016
Edward Aliwanag Alconcel, 49, of Lihue, an auto service writer, died in Lihue. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charmin D., son Andru, mother Francisca and brothers Arnold Alconcel and Hilario Martin. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 8 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Betty Kimie Kiesel

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Dec. 17, 2015
Betty Kimie Kiesel, 92, of Honolulu, owner and designer for Kiesel’s Fashion, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Walter and Herbert Takiguchi, and sisters Jean Burgess and Lily Nakao. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Victoria Maria Tablada

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Jan. 27, 2016
Victoria Maria Tablada, 77, of Kailua, a retired vice president for Construction Aluminum Components and XYZ Glass, died in Kailua. She was born in Ciudad Real, Spain. She is survived by son Jose “Pepe” III; daughters Francoise Tablada and Marisa Kaleohano; sisters Marisol, Gloria and Felipa Rodriguez; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Howard P. Calarruda

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Jan. 21, 2016
Howard P. Calarruda, 75, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Howard Jr., Michael, David and Manuel; daughters Marcie, Anna and Tina; and 13 grandchildren. Private services.

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Kenneth Kazuichi Kubo

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Jan. 13, 2016
Kenneth Kazuichi Kubo, 81, of Pearl City, a retiree from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 17 and a retired Army sergeant first class who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died at home. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Keith C.K., Lane R. and Derek K.; daughters Cheryl K. Kubo and Michele K. Hatori; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Susumu Tamashiro

Posted On February 2nd, 2016 -

Jan. 30, 2016
Susumu Tamashiro, 75, of Honolulu, a retired fisherman, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Okinawa, Japan. He is survived by wife Ellen T. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 9 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ok Kyun Hur

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 29, 2016
Ok Kyun Hur, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Korea. She is survived by sons Yong, Soo and Ho Kil Chung; daughter Pok Kil Kim; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at St. Pius X, 2821 Lowrey Ave. Services: 11 a.m.

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Mariko Kondo Inouye

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Dec. 25, 2015
Mariko Kondo Inouye, 99, of Kaneohe, a retired Northwestern University administrator, died in Pohai Nani Good Samaritan Retirement Community. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by son Dennis K. and sister Caroline M. Taniguchi. Private services.

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Yukiko Nii Kajiwara

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 5, 2016
Yukiko Nii Kajiwara, 87, of Hilo, a retired seamstress for Evelyn Margolis Garment Factory, died in Aiea. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Wesley and Wayne, daughter Eileen Iwamasa, brother Yiuzo Nii, sister Nancy Matsui and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at Ballard Family Mortuary in Hilo, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Interment: 1:30 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park and Mortuary. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Dolores P. Kirby

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 21, 2016
Dolores P. Kirby, 88, of Kihei, Maui, an employee of Maui Cardiology and the Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum, died at home. She was born in Barcelona, Spain. She is survived by daughter Robin Muto, sister Yvette Davis and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to her favorite charity, IgniteALife.org, supporting the youth of Hawaii. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Iwalani Leling Leopoldo

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 1, 2016
Iwalani Leling Leopoldo, 76, of Waianae, a retired Navy Exchange employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Norman Jr. and Bertram Leopoldo, and Michael, Anthony and Patrick Roque; daughters Constance “Connie” Mahuka; brother Alan “Bobo” Tabayoyon; sisters Wendy Kalili, Francis “Fat” Victorino and Constance “Connie” Rohas; 29 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at First Assembly of God, 3400 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 11 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kyoung Ye No

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 16, 2016
Kyoung Ye No, 79, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by son Dr. K. Simon Lee, sister Ul ye No, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Emeteria Soria Pagaduan

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 6, 2016
Emeteria Soria “Emy” Pagaduan, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Hotel employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She was survived by son Richard, daughter Elizabeth, 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 5 at Our Lady of the Mount Church, 1614 Monte St. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome.

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Wayne Steven Pagdilao

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 4, 2016
Wayne Steven “Pugs” Pagdilao, 60, of Waipahu, a Hawaii Stevedores employee and Hawaiian National Guard veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna J., son Dwayne, brother James and sisters Helene Kiyono, Rosalinda Jose and LaVerna Quiocho. Visitation: 6 p.m. Feb. 3 at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 4 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Makakilo. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Henry Pundyke Jr.

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 26, 2016
Henry “Hank” Pundyke Jr., 73, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vicky, son Rusty, daughters Misty Tausaga and Tracie Pundyke, brother Mike, sister Katherine Neves, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sune Souphaphone

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 28, 2016
Sune Souphapone, 74, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Vientiane, Laos. She is survived by daughter Lilly, brother Tahn Boudavong, sister Keo Boudavong and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Laotian Buddhist. Cremation to follow.

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Kazuo Takemoto

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 14, 2016
Kazuo Takemoto, 85, of Makawao, Maui, a land surveyors’ assistant for A&B Properties, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Makawao. He is survived by brothers Susumu and Hiroshi, and sister Harumi Ushi- jima. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Connie Cynthia Iwalani Bush Yasso

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Oct. 21, 2015
Connie Cynthia Iwalani Bush Yasso, 68, of Henderson, Nev., died in Henderson. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Nathan; sons Nathan P., Owen and Keola; daughter Kimmie Kaalekahi; brothers Clyde Bush and James and Darcy Boswell; sisters Sandy Norenberg, Tracey Boswell and Georgia G. Liilii; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Service: 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalamaula, Molokai. Updated service information for an obituary published Oct. 31.

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Lawrence Chester Carter Sr.

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 4, 2016
Lawrence Chester Carter Sr., 62, of Hilo, a retired plumber for Keith Shigehara Plumbing and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debbie; sons Jonathan, Lawrence C. Jr. and Gene; daughters Patricia Ugalde, Edith Carter and Clarice Crivello; mother Mary Eileen M. Na’ope-Crum; brothers Ralph Jr., Calavin “Fatman” Sr. and Francis “Pocho” Crum, and Cedric A. Kailikini and Joseph P. Kaina Sr.; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Cleve Nobu Yogi

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Dec. 9, 2015
Cleve Nobu Yogi, 83, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born on Hawaii. He is survived by brother Larry Yogi and sister Setsue Koike. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Gaylord Elswood La’ina’ala Crawford

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 6, 2016
Gaylord Elswood La’ina’ala Crawford, 63, of Makakilo, an avionics mechanic and a Marine Corps veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vhonda L.; sons Denny, Chad and Bledsoe; daughters Chanel, Jodean, Aloha, Pili, Ke’ano and Malu; brother George; sisters Gladys and Geraldine “Geri”; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at First Assembly of God at Red Hill. Service: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Shinji Yogi

Posted On February 1st, 2016 -

Jan. 16, 2016
Shinji “George” Yogi, 91, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Toshiko, son Dennis, daughter Lynette Heath, brother Larry, sister Setsue Koike and a grandchild. No monetary offerings.

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