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Mary Kuahiwinui

Posted On October 11th, 2015 -

Sept. 6, 2015
Mary “Malia” Kuahiwinui, 87, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in North Kona. She is survived by daughters Kealoha Hanato, Sharon Tamaki, Bernadine and Corrina Kuahiwinui and Mary Jane Ferreira; sons Mervin and June; 28 grandchildren; five hanai grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Jonathan R. Crocker

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Oct. 1, 2015
Jonathan R. “Jon” Crocker, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Camp Lejeune, N.C. He is survived by wife Tip, son Benjamin, daughter Julie, brothers Richard and Ken, and sister Jennifer Story. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 19 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Inurnment at a later date at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Anna Balibay Laxina

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Sept. 25, 2015
Anna Balibay Laxina, 86, of Kahului, a former housekeeping department employee at Beachcomber Hotel in Honolulu, died in Hale Makua Wailuku. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Edward; daughters Nora Agdinaoay, Emelita Sarte and Yolanda Brown; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Roberto Baclet Dancel

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Sept. 21, 2015
Roberto Baclet Dancel, 86, of Waipahu, an Army veteran and retired directorate of Ordnance and Logistics for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Schofield Barracks, died in Waipahu. He was born in Chacon, Tondo, Manila, Philippines. He is survived by son Robert B. Jr., daughters Genora and Kathryn Dennis, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Joao Gerald Leopoldo

Posted On October 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 26, 2015
Joao Gerald Leopoldo, 36, of Honolulu, a construction worker, died in Queen’s Medical Center-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Joao G. Jr.; daughter Pua’olena M.; mother Sophia Sanchez; brothers Stanley Sanchez Jr. and Kyle Buck; sisters Charlotte Leopoldo, Jeannie Leopoldo-Hill, Maiono Bardon, Cathy Harris and Keala Leopoldo; and grandmother Martha Waller. Services: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Ewa Beach Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Richard Kekoaaimoku Davenport

Posted On October 11th, 2015 -

Oct. 6, 2015
Richard Kekoaaimoku Davenport, 63, of Hawi, Hawaii, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Audrey L., brother David K., and sisters Audrey L. Veloria and Mona A. Lum-King. Service: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Laverne Leihualani Magallanes

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Sept. 30, 2015
Laverne Leihualani Magallanes, 54, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband VarianVictor, daughter Justice L., mother Euphence “Ala” Kila, brothers Allan Jr. and Wayne Kila, and sister Yolendy “Tita” Tamarra. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m.

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Steven Paul Duarte

Posted On October 11th, 2015 -

Oct. 2, 2015
Steven Paul Duarte, 81, of Makaweli, Kauai, a retired Gay & Robinson Plantation service attendant, died in Kauai Care Center, Waimea. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by wife Diane, sons Steven and Richard, daughters Jane Rodrigues and Joan Ebesu, brother George, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 23 at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, Waimea. Mass: 10:30 a.m.

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Uhila Moe Langi Malafu

Posted On October 11th, 2015 -

Oct. 7, 2015
Uhila Moe Langi Malafu, 54, of Kihei, Maui, a self-employed mason, died at home. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Tonga; sons Jeff and Sioeli; daughter Mili Tatafu; brothers Sifa Talakai, Sosaia Filimoehala, and Tualau, Peni, Solomone and Hikifoou Malafu; sisters Mili Talakai, Sela Malafu and Ofa Taufalele; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Kahului. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Service at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku, in its Garden of Meditation. Flowers welcome.

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Denis P. Engels

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Sept. 10, 2015
Denis P. Engels, 75, of Las Vegas, formerly of Kaneohe, a retired Pipe Shop 56 supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a Navy veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cecelia and son Judson. Services in Las Vegas. Condolences: 3917 Blue Gull St., N. Las Vegas, NV 89032.

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Christian N. Masada

Posted On October 11th, 2015 -

Christian N. Masada, a retired journeyman machinist, died. Masada was born on Molokai and is survived by wife Suk, sister Lorraine and brothers Steve, Stan and Glenn. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Niceta Rivera Espiritu

Posted On October 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 22, 2015
Niceta Rivera Espiritu, 75, of Mililani, a McDonald’s retiree, died in Mililani. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ambrocio R.; sons Edison R., Jerry R., Felinor R. and Elmer R.; brothers Domingo and Efren Rivera; sister Perlita Yanguas; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Tomoyo Mikami Matsumiya

Posted On October 11th, 2015 -

Aug. 21, 2015
Tomoyo Mikami “Jane” Matsumiya, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Wahiawa personnel clerk, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brother Robert Mikami, a grandson and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Patrick Dwight Esteron

Posted On October 11th, 2015 -

Sept. 8, 2015
Patrick Dwight Esteron, 57, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda; daughter Trisha Faris; brothers Eugene, Richard and Jeffery; and two grandchildren. Service: 3:15 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall No. 3, 239 Palii St., Mililani Tech Park. Aloha attire.

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Pacita Victorio Mauleon

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Sept. 20, 2015
Pacita Victorio Mauleon, 98, of Mililani died in Pearl City. She was born in Pangasinan, Lingayan, Philippines. She is survived by son Rafael V. Mauleon; daughters Angelita M. Blankenship and Flora V., Alice V. and Estela V. Mauleon; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lillian Miyoko Halliwell

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Sept. 24, 2015
Lillian Miyoko Halliwell, 76, of Pearl City, a retired social service aide, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bernard and Jose; daughters Bernardette and Josette; brother Charles; sisters Margaret Tamanaha, Ruth DiMichele and Alberta Halliwell; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. No services.

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Kenneth Ray Price Sr.

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Sept. 2, 2015
Kenneth Ray Price Sr., 67, of Pearl City, a retired police captain with the Department of Defense’s Pearl Harbor Naval Base Police Department, died in Pearl City. He was born in Wayne, Mich. He is survived by wife Otilia A.; sons Kenneth R. Jr. and Kendall; daughters Vivian M. Teleaga, Gayla A. Price, Ophelia J. Price, Opallina T. Molina, Odelia S. Stites and Octavia O. Price; brother Harry K. Price Jr.; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Military honors to follow.

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Jourdan Kane ku o kekai malie hawanawana Evangelista

Posted On October 10th, 2015 -

Oct. 3, 2015
Jourdan Kane ku o kekai malie hawanawana Evangelista, 20, of Kamuela, Hawaii, an independent landscaping contractor, will be remembered in a celebration of life at noon Oct. 17 at New Hope Waimea. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Jeremie and Jennifer, brother Justyse, sister Jhernie and numerous grandparents and great-grandmothers. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at the church. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Alva Young Choo Song

Posted On October 10th, 2015 -

Sept. 24, 2015
Alva Young Choo Song, 77, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Leonard and Roger, and sister Sharon Paik. Private services.

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Lynne Laverne Gomes

Posted On October 10th, 2015 -

Sept. 6, 2015
Lynne Laverne Gomes, 90, of Honolulu, a Coco Jones retail sales associate, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Harlan H.; daughters Sharon J. Abt Uratani, Blanche E.T. Elaban and Teddie S. Chartrand; brother Edward Uratani; sisters Matsue “Honey” Fujimoto and Elaine Logan; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kathleen Tolentino

Posted On October 10th, 2015 -

Sept. 17, 2015
Kathleen “Kathy” Tolentino, 64, of Kailua-Kona, a DH Realty employee and a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Joliet, Ill. She is survived by husband Vince and daughters Caroline and Jennifer. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 24 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona. Services: 10:30 a.m. No flowers.

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Charles Celestino Gumapac Sr.

Posted On October 10th, 2015 -

Oct. 4, 2015
Charles Celestino “Charlie” Gumapac Sr., 88, of Waimanalo, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kale Gumapac and Butch Kapahu; daughters Mahinalani Ratliff, Joenetta “Cookie” Hamakua and Keahi “Evan” Kapahu; sister Rachel Houx; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sosamma Koruthu Varghese

Posted On October 10th, 2015 -

Oct. 7, 2015
Sosamma Koruthu Varghese, 85, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Trivandrum, India. She is survived by sons George and Ivan, daughters Aysha Easaw and Ivy Conry, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Howard S. Gushiken

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Sept. 11, 2015
Howard S. Gushiken, 94, of Honolulu, a Board of Water Supply inspector and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Mana, Kauai. He is survived by wife Ellen A.; sons Andrew, Stephen and Matthew; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John A. Williams

Posted On October 10th, 2015 -

Sept. 5, 2015
John A. “Tanoitiaola” Williams, 72, of Waianae, a retired state Department of Education and University of Hawaii custodian, died in Honolulu. He was born in Magiagi, Samoa. He is survived by wife Talanoa K.; sons Manly, Michael and Lucky; daughters Nancy Marsom, Babe Williams and Betty Tautalatasi; brothers Lupematasila F., Faatupunuu J., Paloa L., Leao H., Lagalaga M., Kelly and Tony; sisters Tuulaupua M. Otemai, Violet Flannery and Singer Moore; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tamie Kawashima

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Aug. 22, 2015
Tamie Kawashima, 91, of Honolulu, a Makiki Christian Church missionary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister-in-law Edith and nephews William and Tyrus. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Willa Sun Woo

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Sept. 28, 2015
Willa Sun Woo, 92, of Mililani, a federal government accountant, died. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by daughter Diane S.W. Kam, sisters Dora Park and Sarah Hahn, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ronald Roy Kobayashi

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Sept. 17, 2015
Ronald Roy Kobayashi, 67, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank computer technician, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julie, sons Scott and Ryan, brothers Kenneth and Warren, sister Pamela Morikawa and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Leslie Yoshio Yamanaka

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Oct. 3, 2015
Dr. Leslie Yoshio Yamanaka, 97, of Keauhou Mauka, Hawaii, a self-employed dentist and owner of L.Y. Yamanaka DDS, died at home. He was born in Puuhue, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kerwin and Jon, daughter Charlene Takeguchi, sister Elverta Yoshida, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Roland Albarado

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Sept. 20, 2015
Roland “Pat” Alba- rado, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Marine Corps sergeant major, died in Hale Nani Nursing Home. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lorraine, son Keith, brothers Ralph and Jerry, sister Joyce Tomas, seven grandchildren and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2747 Pali Highway. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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