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Sook Han Wong

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Aug. 21, 2013
Sook Han Wong, 90, of Honolulu, a Chinese restaurant chef, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by daughters Michelle Wong and Wai Fun Chun, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Epifania Ganzon Lapena

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Sept. 1, 2013
Epifania Ganzon Lapena, 92, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Andres, Dido and Victor; daughter Marina Ramos; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Ethel Thelma Schefers

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Sept. 8, 2013
Ethel Thelma Schefers, 92, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a property management retiree, died. She was born in West Virginia. She is survived by daughter Cheryl Ames and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Michael Dougherty

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Aug. 31, 2013
Michael Dougherty, 87, of Honolulu, a nonfiction filmmaker and producer, and a Marine Corps veteran who served during World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hammond, Ind. He is survived by son Michael R. and daughters Cornelia and Freya Read. Services in January to be announced.

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Yoon Gu Lee

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Aug. 29, 2013
Yoon Gu Lee, 83, of Kaneohe, a professor at Handong University in South Korea, died in Honolulu. He was born in Won Ju, South Korea. He is survived by wife Shin Ai, son Shin Il, daughter Yoon Hi Lee-Fulbright, sisters Geun Gu and Eun Sook, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Nancy Toshie Shibuya

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July 26, 2013
Nancy Toshie Shibuya, 72, of Pearl City, a retired Aloha Airlines purchasing agent, died in Pearl City. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Ryan, daughter Tammy Burgher, mother Natsuyo Sunahara, brothers Harry and Eddie Sunahara, sisters Florence Sato and Diane Sunahara, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Kevin Matthew Favreau

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Aug. 22, 2013
Kevin Matthew Favreau, 45, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Biddeford, Maine. He is survived by parents Leo and Carol, and a stepbrother. Private services.

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Brady Owen Lumives

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Aug. 21, 2013
Brady Owen Lumives, 25, of Waianae died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by father Edward; brothers Shawn Lumives, Bradley McCauley and Keli‘i Ah Leong; hanai brothers Shane Cabiles, Kyle Llanes and Don DeCambra; and grandmother Frances. Scattering of ashes: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nani Kai Beach Park. Casual attire.

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Edna Masako Arakaki

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Aug. 30, 2013
Edna Masako Arakaki, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Holiday Isle Hotel housekeeping supervisor, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Earl Y., Kelvin K. and Norman N.; daughters Pamela M. Tamaki and Sharon N. Franzel; brothers Henry, Morris and Miles; sisters Patricia Arakaki and June Futenma; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kimie Sugitaya

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Aug. 12, 2013
Kimie “Karen” Sugitaya, 75, of Honolulu, an Ige’s Lunchwagon food server and Ginoza Sonjin Kai catering member, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert H. and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Cornelia Macuroy Gagarin

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July 26, 2013
Cornelia Macuroy Gagarin, 101, of Waipahu died in Las Vegas. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Carlos M., six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:45 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Hatsumi Marugame

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Aug. 25, 2013
Hatsumi Marugame, 92, of Kaneohe, co-owner of H. Marugame Inc., died at home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Raymond G.; daughters Pat M. Sumida, Linda F. Kawakami, Cynthia I. Kodama and Faye T. Marugame; brothers Kazuto, Hiroki and Harry Okamoto; sister Chieko Yamamoto; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Laurie Lei Quintal Araujo-Stuebgen

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Aug. 31, 2013
Laurie Lei Quintal Araujo-Stuebgen, 60, of Pahoa, Hawaii, proprietor of Laurie Lei’s Laminates and a former bartender, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jeffrey, mother Lauriette Fields and brother Frank Kai Quintal. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at 16-2043 37th Ave., Pahoa. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Gladys Solomon Tabil

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Aug. 28, 2013
Gladys Solomon Tabil, 78, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Melanio Sr.; sons Mario “Gwayne,” Melanio “Jay” Jr., Wesley and Michael “Guy”; daughters Pamela “Pam” Cablay, Clara “Gayle” DeMattos, Giget Esteban, Michelle Liftee and Sabrina Chu; brothers Harold, Rudy, Geno and Fortunato “Junior” Pabre; sister Shirley Pabre; 31 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona. Services: 9:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow.

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James Michael Haines

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Aug. 23, 2013
James Michael Haines, 73, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Erva Farnsworth, sister Bridget Milligan, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ernest W. Miller

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Sept. 3, 2013
Ernest W. “Ernie” Miller, 95, of Kaneohe died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Sayoko “Sue”; son Bradley; daughters Penni S. Watanabe, Garnet Hart and Leslie M. Darrah; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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James Ponimoi Armitage

Posted On September 10th, 2013 -

Sept. 5, 2013
James Ponimoi “Kimo” Armitage, 87, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired ambulance driver for the Queen’s Medical Center and former manager of Tiki Top Waikiki, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Emma Ferreira. Services at a later date. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Raymond Yoshiteru Tajiri

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Aug. 18, 2013
Raymond Yoshiteru Tajiri, 87, of Honolulu, co-owner and chairman of Tajiri Lumber Ltd., died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Andrew, Brian, Keith and Kenny; daughter Claudia Morikawa; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sept. 28 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Chuong Thanh Hua

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Sept. 3, 2013
Chuong Thanh Hua, 68, of Honolulu, a teacher for English as a second language students at Roosevelt High School and Stevenson Middle School, died in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Cuchi, Vietnam. He is survived by wife Anh Tram Vo, sons Chau Hua and John Hua-Vo, daughters Thao Hua-Ngo and Jacky Hua-Vo, brothers Thanh To and Quoc Huy, sister Tho Muoi and two grandchildren. Visitation and Vietnamese Buddhist services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Burial in Vietnam. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Patsy Oyadomari Miyashiro

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Aug. 11, 2013
Patsy Oyadomari Miyashiro, 89, of Waipahu died in Kapolei. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Clifford, daughters Patricia Miyahira and Carol Miyashiro, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Calvin Herrera Arroyo

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Aug. 22, 2013
Calvin Herrera Arroyo, 68, of Waimanalo, a retired construction business foreman, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Miriam; sons Calvin Jr., Teddy, Kevin and Keith; daughters Marne Bush and Marci Sarsona; brother Rudy; sister Sylvia Briski; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Nancy Katsuko Teragawachi

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Aug. 27, 2013
Nancy Katsuko Teragawachi, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Watumull’s store manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Jennie Tsue, brother Robert Kunihiro and caregiver Richard Tsue. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Clyde June Jackson

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Sept. 6, 2013
Clyde June Jackson, 92, of Waimea, Hawaii, an occupational health nurse for the Navy and secretary for the National Active and Retired Federal Employee Association, died. She was born in Towns, Ga. She is survived by daughter Donna Brown and sister Sue Holt. Private services.

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Dennis Fumio Morisada

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Aug. 24, 2013
Dennis Fumio Morisada, 66, of Honolulu, a medical field perfusionist and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Roy H. Private services.

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Lawrence Alionar Basconis

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Sept. 3, 2013
Lawrence Alionar “Larry” Basconis, 66, of Hauula, a retired Koa Coffee Shop dishwasher, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Leonora Bernardo, Irene B. Chee and Saring Fujii. Private services.

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Peggy Tom

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Aug. 23, 2013
Peggy Tom, 79, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Timothy; son Dennis; daughter Jolene Decker; brothers Kwong Teng Kit, Kwong Yan Shang, Kwong Yan Kang and Kwong Yan Bin; sisters Kwong Yan Ke and Kwong Yu Fong; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Betty Kinue Kadekawa

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May 24, 2013
Betty Kinue Kadekawa, 85, of Fountain Valley, Calif., formerly of Pearl City, died in Fountain Valley. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Clayton and Wayne, brother Masanobu Asato, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Masane Muramoto

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Aug. 23, 2013
Masane “Mayan” Muramoto, 90, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty K. and sister Margaret Ogoshi. Services held.

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Priscilla Hammel Berenzweig

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Sept. 4, 2013
Priscilla Hammel Berenzweig, 90, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in New York. She is survived by son John, daughter Priscilla Valles, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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James Tadashi Tsuji

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Aug. 6, 2013
James Tadashi Tsuji, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Nakamura Plumbing plumber and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Kenneth M. and Ronald M. Private services.

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