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Calvin Goro Wakai

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

March 15, 2014
Calvin Goro Wakai, 86, of Honolulu, a retired vice president bank manager for Bank of Hawaii in Wahiawa, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. He is survived by son Glenn; daughter Dawn Hussey-Riggs; brothers Masayoshi, Theodore and Collidge; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Buster Mitsuaki Komori

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 4, 2014
Buster Mitsuaki Komori, 89, of Honolulu, a chief executive officer of Buster’s Repair Services and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Jared and David; daughters Leslie Silva and Charlene Dunlap; brother Fam; sisters Mildred Akimoto, Edna Kondo and Ethel Nakagawa; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a hanai great-grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lucy Lee Warren

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Lucy Lee Warren, 70, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Adam, daughter Angela Enos, stepbrothers Robert and Charles Kaulukukui, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire.

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Viola M. Kuhlmann

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 1, 2014
Viola M. “Vida” Kuhlmann, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Archibald P. Jr. and Henry “Hardy” Akau, and James, Robert and Thomas Kuhlmann; daughters Eva and Yvonne Kuhlmann; brother Henry Maile; sister Jean Luning; 22 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Eulogy: 9:30 a.m. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Hillcrest section. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Kenneth Raymond Wicker

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

March 24, 2014
Kenneth Raymond “Ken” Wicker, 68, of Haleiwa, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter at the Kahuku Fire Station, died in Haleiwa. He was born in Lakeland, Fla. He is survived by wife Johnette Ann; sons Matthew Chock and Dane and Nicholas Wicker; daughters Heather Wicker-Clark and Kanoelani Wicker; sisters Marja Wicker-Kaufman and Sharman Wicker-Schubert; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wicker Residence, 59-660 Pupukea Road, Haleiwa. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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John G. Silva

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 28, 2014
John G. “Jack” Silva, 84, of Hilo, a retired sheet metal worker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by daughter Susan Douglas, sister Lita Botelho and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kay Harriet Sipiora

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Kay Harriet Sipiora, 68, of Kahului, a teacher and an artist, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Rockford, Ill. She is survived by brothers Grow Toulh, and Glenn and Phillip Miller. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Wailuku Door of Faith Church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial at noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Joseph E. Andrews

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 5, 2014
Dr. Joseph E. Andrews, 99, of Kula, Maui, a retired Kula Hospital surgeon and an Army veteran, died. He was born in McKees Rocks, Penn. He is survived by sons John and Mark; daughters Dr. Anne Louis, Terry Haljun and Dr. Mary Jo Andrews; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services to be announced. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Clifford Morris Spencer III

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 4, 2014
Clifford Morris “Buzz” Spencer III, 63, of Kahului, director of Salvation Army’s Maui County disaster relief program, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Kimber; sons Cory Brown and Seth Spencer; daughters April, Angelica and Jessica Spencer and Amber Ortiz; brothers Gary Spencer, Tommy Gun Adams and Tommy Jackson; and sisters Patty Spencer, Lisa Miner and Sandy Clayborn. Memorial motorcycle rides: 9 a.m. Saturday and May 26 from Burger King, Kahului. Donations suggested to the Clifford Spencer Memorial Fund at Bank of Hawaii branches or to prowler99blk01@yahoo.com via PayPal. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Norman M. Fujikawa

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 26, 2014
Norman M. Fujikawa, 86, of Honolulu, a New York Life Insurance retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Teruyo N., and sisters Bernice Tsutsumi and Hazel Higashi. Private services.

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Richard Francis Tam Sing

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Richard Francis “Dickie” Tam Sing, 81, of Pukalani, Maui, owner of Upcountry Fishery, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Martha Jean; son Timothy; daughters Robin Mae Tam Sing and Kimberly Louise Coelho; brother Joseph Henry; sisters Loretta Alameda, Theresa Lui and Carole Mae Tam Sing; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Matthew Alvin Gouveia

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
Matthew Alvin Gouveia, 55, of Wahiawa, a DCK Corp. employee, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith A. Nii; daughters Jessica Eskina, Brittney Briones, Amber Gouveia and Jasmine Tomei; mother Jacqueline; sisters Bernice, Cheryl and Renee; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Friday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 4 p.m. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. at Dot’s Restaurant in Wahiawa.

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Alan Hideyuki Tokumura

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 12, 2014
Alan Hideyuki Tokumura, 60, of Honolulu, a retired IT specialist and consultant for the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center management office, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Fujiko and sister Sandra Kinro. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Punahou School’s Thurston Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Daniel Johnsen

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 15, 2014
Daniel Johnsen, 79, of Lihue, a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier and a Navy veteran who served during the Korean War, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wisconsin. He is survived by wife Barbara, sons Michael and Danny, daughter Laurie Edmundson, brother Bob, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery.

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Shirley M. Tsutsui

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 13, 2014
Shirley M. Tsutsui, 67, of Waipahu, a retired Central Pacific Bank assistant vice president, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paulino Ragudo, son Michael T. Ragudo, mother Lydia, and sisters Janet Momohara and Edna Sonomura. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Charles K. Kahaleauki Sr.

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 28, 2014
Charles K. Kahaleauki Sr., 94, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Hardwood wood cutter, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. He is survived by wife Sheila R., son Charles Jr., daughter Geranium Kuhaulua, hanai son Wendall Wong, stepson Stephen R. Gladden, stepdaughter Cassandra M. Valvo, sisters Janet Kamanao and Barbara Umiamaka, and three stepgrandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Ae Soon Kim

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 12, 2014
Ae Soon Kim, 83, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son Albert D.B., daughter Crystal Yasuda, brother Ku Hyun Chung, sisters Yong Soon and Jung Soon Chung, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave., Manoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Betty Tsurue Koizumi

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 29, 2014
Betty Tsurue Koizumi, 86, of Waipahu, a state Department of Health-Waimano Home retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Arnold and Adrian, daughter Aileen Bello, sisters Lillian Yamamoto and Jennie Tsuchidana, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Patrocino Lazo

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 22, 2014
Patrocino “P.D.” Lazo, 82, of Honolulu, a Hamakua Coast Plantation retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Christina; sons Felino, Ludy and James; daughter Amelia Lazo-Ramos; brothers Leopoldo and Rodrigo; sisters Ansang and Warlita Lazo, Clarita Orpilla, Asion Plurad, Florentina Cablingan and Trinidad Ruiz; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Amado Malabon

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
Amado Malabon, 85, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Airlines reservations agent, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons Michael Malabon and Keith Stancil; daughters Karen Scrimshire, Shirleen Walker, Carmalita Van Zandt-Heintz and Marsha Wilson; sister Sister Rose Damien; 22 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Church, Paia, Maui. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Patricia Balangitao Medeiros

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 9, 2014
Patricia Balangitao Medeiros, 86, of Kahului, a former Dodds Dry Cleaning Services bookkeeper, died in Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Joseph “Joey,” Robert “Bobby” and Frederick “Dickie”; daughters Patricia “Patty-Jo” and Laura-Lea “Laurie” Aveiro; brothers Joseph “Jose” and Bernard A. Balangitao; sisters Shirley Souza and Myrna Fernandez; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Paul Mitsuo Murayama

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
Paul Mitsuo Murayama, 98, of Pearl City, a retired carpenter, died in Pearl City. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Carol, daughter Nadine Murakami, sister Jennifer “Suma” Matsumoto, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Anthony Musko

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Robert Anthony Musko, 46, of Arkansas, an electrician, died at home. He was born in San Gabriel, Calif. He is survived by son Jason K. Santiago, mother Marguerite Webber-Beck, stepfather Robert Beck, brother Sean D. and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Paul L. Seaman

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 14, 2014
Paul L. Seaman, 83, of Honolulu, a writer, a photographer and a retired Air Force colonel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (today known as Indonesia). He is survived by wife Ann Seaman Potts, daughter Anne Young and two grandchildren. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Lucille Aguirre Sierra

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
Lucille Aguirre Sierra, 91, of Hayward, Calif., formerly of Makawao, Maui, a homemaker and a member of Hawaii’s Women’s Air Raid Defense during World War II, died in Hayward. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Peter Gerard, daughters Priscilla DeCoite and Marisa Lewis-Mateo, brothers Agapito and Benjamin Aguirre, sister Pauline Yap, nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Thomas Yoshiaki Kajihiro

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

March 30, 2014
Thomas Yoshiaki Kajihiro, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. project manager, former University of Hawaii maintenance employee and an Army veteran who served in Germany and as an orderly to Gen. Bruce C. Clarke, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet; daughters Lei Liu and Kelli Tokuyama; sisters Agnes Mitsui, Katherine Honda, Clara Furu-kawa and Gloria Sasaki; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Malcolm John Varde

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

March 27, 2014
Malcolm John Varde, 66, of Kaneohe, an entrepreneur, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Summer Vaughn and Amber Varde, mother Dorothy, brothers Dennis and Raymond Jr., and sisters Paulette Chives and Ramona Duren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Franklin Pomaikai Kalaluhi

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Franklin Pomaikai Kalaluhi, 81, of Honolulu, a security officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Rance, Renning and Randall; daughters Reveri and Redenia; 27 grandchildren; and 57 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Genevieve Marie Walker

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

Feb. 28, 2014
Genevieve Marie Walker, 96, of Honolulu, a retired legal liaison and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. She was born in Grafton, W.Va. She is survived by daughter Jan Walker-Cook-Fancher and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Helen Brown Kinoshta

Posted On April 19th, 2014 -

April 14, 2014
Helen Brown Kinoshta, 83, of Honolulu, an educator and counselor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Evanston, Ill. She is survived by husband Ian G.; daughters Carol L. Redfield, Carol Bosse and Kay Flynn; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services at noon Saturday at Central Union Church. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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