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Joseph Mitchell Maukele

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 17, 2014
Joseph Mitchell “Bonehead” Maukele, 73, of Waimanalo died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Scott K. and David K. Maukele, and Joseph M. Kaohulani III; daughter Michelle O.; and sister Kauionalani P.A. Services: noon Tuesday at 41-1300 Waikupanaha St., Waimanalo.

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Marino Baldemor Regalado

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 30, 2014
Marino Baldemor Regalado, 97, of Honolulu, a retired stevedore at McCabe, Hamilton and Renny Co., died in Honolulu. He was born in San Juan, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by sons Marino M. and Clarence. Private services; contact family for information. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Elsie Taeko Abe

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 2, 2014
Elsie Taeko Abe, 90, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Barbara Jean Lehuanani Smith

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Barbara Jean Lehuanani Smith, 55, of Laie, formerly of Hoolehua, Molokai, a Laie Temple custodian and Kahuku High School teacher, died in Laie. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Hyran R.; son Carah; daughters Chervonne Magaoa and Merekete McCabe; mother Barbara J. Pawn; brother Dolphin Pawn; sisters Correna Pawn-White, Shonelle Pawn-Kalilikane and La’e Puaa; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Darrel Aniban

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 9, 2014
Darrel Aniban, 63, of Pahala, Hawaii, a Kau Hospital security guard and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by companion Merle Saplan, brother Glenn and sisters Charlene Crutcher, Donna-Lynn Duguran and Tessie DePeralta. Inurnment at noon Friday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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Veronica Ying Lin Zane

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 9, 2014
Veronica Ying Lin Zane, 72, of Honolulu, a Kaiser Medical Center receptionist, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by mother Rose Kwan, brother George Kwan and sisters Lillian and Ellen Kwan, and Virginia Elsen. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Liberta Balecha

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 4, 2014
Liberta Balecha, 82, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alan R., Bert J., Alexander C. and Frank D.; daughter Gwendolyn M.B. Dacuag; sister Nancy T. Jurich; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 712 N. School St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Florence Nit Yung Chang

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 31, 2014
Florence Nit Yung Chang, 90, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alfred; sons Richard and Vincent; daughters Lorrine Chang-Lowder and Beverly Chang; sisters Bertha Ho, Lauretta Gum and Lena Loo; and three grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at New Hope Oahu, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Toshiko Yamaguchi Chang

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 1, 2014
Toshiko Yamaguchi Chang, 81, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Connie Ferrara

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Connie Ferrara, 85, of Mililani, a retired Air Force major, died in Mililani. She was born in Phillipsburg, N.J. She is survived by husband Joseph, son Thomas, daughter Tina Pearson, brothers David and Bruce Hamaker, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God-Red Hill, 3400 Moanalua Road. Aloha or casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to First Assembly of God-Red Hill for Missions.

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Ernest Harrington Glidden Jr.

Posted On November 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Ernest Harrington Glidden Jr., 64, of Hawaii, a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ernest Jordan “E.J.,” daughter Dayna, mother Sueko, companion Lovey Nuuanu, a brother and two sisters. Private services.

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Aisek Laurdin

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Aisek Laurdin, 60, of Mountain View, Hawaii, an Island Carpentry employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pohnpei, Micronesia. He is survived by wife Merylee; sons Jessie, Moses and Timothy; daughters Herlina Skilling and Lillian, Dinna and Estalyn Laurdin; brothers Petrus, Albert and Marino; sisters Lorensa, Maria, Maria and Rinna; and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday at the family residence, 15-1417 Kaloli St., Keaau, Hawaii. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Lloyd Masao Maeda

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 6, 2014
Lloyd Masao Maeda, 59, of Honolulu, owner of Island Board Designs, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Mabel, brother Lance and sisters Joan Karlzen and Nadine Nakamura. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Nobuko Anzai Abe

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 28, 2014
Nobuko Anzai Abe, 99, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Paia Clothes Cleaners, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son James, daughters Ruth Glenn and Lillian Wong, sisters Mary Freitas and Dorothy Anzai, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kit Davis Mattingly

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 16, 2014
Kit Davis Mattingly, 64, of Princeville, Kauai, a retired self-employed carpenter, died in Regency at Puakea. He was born in Palo Alto, Calif. He is survived by daughter Shannon and a grandchild. Celebration of life at noon Thursday at Puakea Golf Course.

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Philip Christopher Anuenue Cabudol

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 18, 2014
Philip Christopher Anuenue Cabudol, 76, of Kapolei, a veteran of the Hawaii National Guard and Army Reserve Pacific Liaison Command, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Catherine J.R.; daughters Mary Ann Chalker, Sharon Cadiente, Zelda Cabudol and Wanda Kahue; sisters Valeria Cadiz, Vivian Aton and Jeanette Viloria; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ellen Frances Keahiloa Mattos

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 30, 2014
Ellen Frances Keahiloa “Sister” Mattos, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin clerk, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Douglas, son Bruce Irvine, daughters Ellen Irvine and Jeanann Caniete, brother Walter Ho’oulu, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church. Program: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Pedro Alejandro Daguro

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 27, 2014
Pedro Alejandro Daguro, 91, of Honolulu, a Reef Hotel and Breakers Hotel retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Gertrude P. “Tudis”; son Derwin; daughters Lynn Tamayo, Jane Young and Greta Stanton; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani Place. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dewey Frederick Sears

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Dewey Frederick Sears, 83, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a professor at Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Marion, Ky. He is survived by son Michael, daughter Sarah Harris and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Frank L. Elefante

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Frank L. Elefante, 92, of Kailua, a Navy captain, died in Kailua. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by son James, daughters Kathryn Nash and Barbara Ware, brother Henry, sisters Victoria Calizzi and Susan DiMenna, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice or a veterans organization of your choice.

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Katsuma Tokoro

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 28, 2014
Katsuma Tokoro, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired painter, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by daughters Sharon M. Urada and Carol T. Lee, sister Thelma M. Matayoshi, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Faima Shane Faletogo

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 26, 2014
Faima Shane Faletogo, 54, of Pearl City died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Amani Vitale and Ene Faima; daughters Poima Tuli, Thella Maiava and Faith Faletogo; brothers Ene, Fasi, Ioasa and Gary; sisters Eseta Harrington, Faisea Mone, Moenuu Lemau, Leialoha Tatino, Moana Summers and Ruthie and Ina Faletogo; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Philip Kam Yee Wong

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Philip Kam Yee Wong, 94, of Kailua, a retired construction company bookkeeper and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Josephine M., son Michael A., sisters Mildred Chang and Rita Lum, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Mass: 7 p.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Annabelle C. Fong

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 25, 2014
Annabelle C. Fong, 88, of Honolulu, a retired director of financial aid at University of Hawaii-Manoa, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert K.H. and Bruce K.S.; daughters Brenda F. Cutwright and Roanne F. Ornelles; sisters Constance Ko, Judith Wong and Meredith Ching; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Alvin Harumasa Yonemura

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 2, 2014
Alvin Harumasa Yonemura, 70, of Aiea, a retired auto body and fender repairman, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Scott and Michael; sisters Jean Sakai, Carol Kondo, Judy Endow, Shirley Miyake, Iris Okura and Ivy Kaneshiro; and seven grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Betty Tsuruko Uehara-Tamashiro Garcia

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

May 23, 2014
Betty Tsuruko Uehara-Tamashiro Garcia, 97, of Paia, Maui, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Franchot, Roy, Eugene, Richard and Steven Uehara; sisters Yasuko and Ann; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Thomas Masanori Yoshimoto

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 6, 2014
Thomas Masanori “Masa” Yoshimoto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Maluhia Long Term Care Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gerald N., daughter Shirland K. Yoshimura, brother James S., sister Amy T. Kumura, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Steven Genishi

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Nov. 3, 2014
Steven Genishi, 64, of Mililani, an Army veteran, died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by mother Bessie, brother Wayne and sister Laurie. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Leota Jean Leilani Hussey

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 29, 2014
Leota Jean Leilani “Girlie” Hussey, 83, of Kailua, a retired insurance underwriter at First Insurance in Honolulu, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Albert A. Jr., sons Brian and Carlton, sister Helena “Honsey” Chong and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edith Masako Ichimasa

Posted On November 20th, 2014 -

Oct. 31, 2014
Edith Masako Ichimasa, 94, of Kailua, a retired Kailua High School cafeteria manager, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Claire E. Hirai, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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