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Dolores Martin

Posted On May 31st, 2015 -

May 21, 2015
Dolores “Dee” Martin, 80, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Newark, N.J. She is survived by husband Wilfred, daughter Denise Deocares, brother Jerry Esposito Jr., four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Lynn Mahana Byington

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May 20, 2015
Mary Lynn Mahana Byington, 63, of Honolulu, a massage therapist and former cashier at Kuakini Medical Center and Duke Kahanamoku’s, died. She was born in Iowa City, Iowa. She is survived by mother Helen and sisters Lee Ann Muller and Karly Beavers. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Eulogy and remembrances: 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Romana Juruena Mejia

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May 21, 2015
Romana Juruena Mejia, 88, of Waipahu died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Orlando J., daughter Norma M. Lauritzen, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Lunch to follow. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Damiean Lawrence Cabral

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April 30, 2015
Damiean Lawrence Cabral, 59, of Kahului, a Navy veteran and an HC&S light- and heavy-equipment mechanic, died. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Leoneilda; stepsons Brent, Casey and Keola Cabos, and Isaiah Cruz; stepdaughter Sharwan Moniz; brother Clayton; and sisters Linda Baylosis and Sandra Cabanilla. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kanichi Thomas Nakanishi

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May 23, 2015
Kanichi Thomas Nakanishi, 93, of Gardena, Calif., a Military Intelligence Service veteran who served during the Korean War, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Craig. Graveside service to be held at Mililani Memorial Park in August. Condolences: fukuimortuary.com.

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Salustiana Quia Cachero

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April 23, 2015
Salustiana Quia Cachero, 78, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Paulo C.; son Paul; daughter Edith Cachero-Willard; sisters Gertrudes Cachola, Francesca Comiso and Anastasia Caberto; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Marsha Ann Pacheco

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May 14, 2015
Marsha Ann Pacheco, 59, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a certified nurse’s aid for Life Care Center, Hilo Hospital and the former Interim Home Health Care, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Bert Tagawa, son Kainoa B. Arakaki, daughters Jaime Enoka and Anya Tagawa, mother Irene, brothers Robert and Alan, sister Cathleen, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Service: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Feliciano B. Cachuela Jr.

Posted On May 31st, 2015 -

April 17, 2015
Feliciano B. “Phil” Cachuela Jr., 78, of Mililani, an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alberta; daughters Janice K. Tavares-Cachuela and Jennifer M. Cachuela; sons Harold P. and Darrin Tavares; mother Valentine; brothers Ricardo Castillo and Alexander, Antonio, Dionisio, Virgilio, Eugenio, Rento, Manuel and Carlito Cachuela; sisters Rosaline Fines, Remedios Altland, Erlinda Alejandro, Edilbertha Banas, Virginia Soria and Irene Magbee; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha and Class A military attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Rodrigo Pulido Paet

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May 21, 2015
Rodrigo Pulido Paet, 49, of Maui, a banquet utility worker at the Westin hotel in Lahaina, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilia D.; sons Ryan, Rodney and Jeffrey; sisters Teresita P. Cabania and Melveen P. Vicerra; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Additional service: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Graveside service: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Lunch to follow at Norman’s Lounge. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Marri Louise DeCosin

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May 22, 2015
Marri Louise DeCosin, 93, of Kapolei, a retired Leeward Community College librarian, died in Kapolei. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by sons Jon M. and Christopher R., sister Margaret Hebden and a grandchild. Private services.

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Dana M. Powers

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May 24, 2015
Dana M. Powers, 60, of Maui, a retired property manager, died at home. He was born in Breckenridge, Minn. He is survived by companion Marian Feenstra; brothers David, Dale and Dewey; and sisters Diane Koole and Denise Anderson. Celebration of life: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Beach Bums Restaurant. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Anna Elizabeth Gonzales

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May 21, 2015
Anna Elizabeth “Oma” Gonzales, 90, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a former field nurse for the Red Cross in Germany and a housekeeper at the former Orchid Isle Hotel & Hilo Lagoon Hotel, died in the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Frydlant, Czechoslovakia. She is survived by sons Monte and Dennis “Gonzy”; daughter Ingrid “Lani” Morris; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Eduardo T. Rabanes

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May 23, 2015
Eduardo T. Rabanes, 65, of Kahului, a Four Seasons Resort employee, died at home. He was born in Puro, Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Carmelita; sons Bernardo and Edward; daughters Marites Pineda and Maryann Mendieta; brothers Nestor and Lauro; sisters Mercy Yu-cua, Adelina Uberita, Rosie Mayer, Angelita Tabulinar, Nelia Padiong and Catalina Garcia; and 12 grandchildren. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Bobby Gouveia Sr.

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May 4, 2015
Bobby Gouveia Sr., 72, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nona, son Robert Jr., daughters Lena Gualdarama and Jolyn George, brothers Patrick and Dennis, sister Olga Ah Sing, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Rodrigo Aquiat Ramos

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May 4, 2015
Rodrigo Aquiat “Eping” Ramos, 81, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Waipahu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by daughter Dr. Rhodelynn and sister Victoria Rivera. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9 a.m. Committal service: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information given in an obituary Thursday.

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Edith Halualani Grote

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May 12, 2015
Edith Halualani Grote, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Bank of Hawaii utility clerk, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kaneohe. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers or lei welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Arcadio Bautista Reyes

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April 21, 2015
Arcadia Bautista Reyes, 65, of Honolulu, a Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel steward, died in the Philippines. He was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Henosina; sons James, Leonard and Dionicio; daughters Celina Clark and Janice Perez; brother Pedro; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 4:45 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Service: 5:45 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. “Sunday best” attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Concepcion del Mar Higa

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May 16, 2015
Concepcion del Mar “Connie” Higa, 90, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo and Kona, a self-employed seamstress and a former sales representative for Von Hamm Young, BJ Furniture and GEM store in Hilo, died in Honolulu. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael, Graciano, Douglas and Jesus Jr. del Mar; daughters Marcel Smith, Pearla Olaso and Jewel Moore; 17 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Papaikou, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Sandra Lynn Schmitt

Posted On May 31st, 2015 -

May 26, 2015
Sandra Lynn Schmitt, 68, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui County Planning Commission accounting department employee, died at home. She was born in Elmhurst, Ill. She is survived by sister Judy Temple. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Keolahou Church, Kihei. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Benjamin Kiwiki Hooikaika

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May 16, 2015
Benjamin Kiwiki Hooikaika, 60, of Waianae, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Alfred, Marcel Jr. and Paul Russell; and sisters Charlotte Kanamu and Naomi Medeiros. Burial: 2 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Judith Kazuko Shamoto

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May 24, 2015
Judith Kazuko Shamoto, 74, of Pearl City, a state Department of Labor unemployment appeals hearing officer, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband the Rev. Masatoshi, sons Alan M. and Scott M., daughter Mika S. Hill, mother Masuyo Hironaka, brother Ronald Tanaka, sister Susan Tanaka and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Tenrikyo Hawaii Dendocho, 2920 Pali Highway. Service: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Allen Walton Jue

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May 20, 2015
Allen Walton Jue, 79, of Honolulu, a banking and finance worker, died. He was born in Ventura, Calif. He is survived by wife Donna K. Riley; daughters Jonee and Kristi Jue, and Valerie J. Francuz; brother Edward; sisters Dorothy J. Lee, Daisy J. Yang and Jeanne J. Wong; and a grandchild. No services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kee Soon Sin

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May 26, 2015
Kee Soon Sin, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Korea. She is survived by son Roy H.S. Shin, daughter Grace Hong, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Service at noon Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Eugene Kingery

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May 16, 2015
Eugene Kingery, 45, of Hilo, a construction technician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ebeye, Marshall Islands. He is survived by three hanai sons, three hanai daughters, brothers Jimmy and Timothy “Pee Wee,” and sisters Tessa Marquez and Mary Ann and Freda Kingery. Private services.

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Lily Yuriko Texeira

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May 13, 2015
Lily Yuriko Texeira, 88, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Hilo, a retired public accountant, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in San Mateo, Calif. She is survived by sons Jeffery E. and Jason J.; daughters Judy Desha, Brenda Maranville and Marianne Veneri; hanai son Richard Gouveia; hanai daughter Anel Garcia-Magana; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Memorial Mass: 10:30 a.m. Urn committal to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire.

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Feliciano B. Cachuela Jr.

Posted On May 30th, 2015 -

April 17, 2015
Feliciano B. “Phil” Cachuela Jr., 78, of Mililani, an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alberta; daughters Janice K. Tavares-Cachuela and Jennifer M. Cachuela; sons Harold P. and Darrin; mother Valentine; brothers Ricardo Castillo and Alexander, Antonio, Dionisio, Virgilio, Eugenio, Rento, Manuel and Carlito Cachuela; sisters Rosaline Fines, Remedios Altland, Erlinda Alejandro, Edilbertha Banas, Virginia Soria and Irene Magbee; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha and Class A military attire. Flowers welcome.

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Haruko Nakasone

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May 8, 2015
Haruko Nakasone, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Diane H. Ito and Janice H. Taniyama, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Saburo Yamashita

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May 1, 2015
Saburo Yamashita, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Kahala Kai Photo accountant and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hatsuyo; sons Michael H., Glenn A. and Brian A.; and sister Joyce K. Takahashi. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. June 8 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Violet K. Kahawai Camara

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May 20, 2015
Violet K. Kahawai Camara, 90, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Gale Lee Loy, Davelyn Kauhi and Caron Tachibana; son Bradford; brother Charles Kahawai; sister Geraldine Ah Sing; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Private committal. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Janet Tomoyo Nakatsu

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April 29, 2015
Janet Tomoyo Nakatsu, 96, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Melvin, daughter Linda Matsumoto, brother Stanley Sato, sister Jean Nishimoto, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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