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Arlene Magara Watanabe

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Aug. 4, 2013
Arlene Magara Watanabe, 77, of Kihei, Maui, a registered nurse at the Queen’s Medical Center, died at home. She was born in Pasco, Wash. She is survived by daughter Diane Pool, sisters Jean E. Kozawa and Brenda J. Kupfer, and two grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary. com.

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Rosalie Ouchi Kanehira

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July 11, 2013
Rosalie Ouchi Kanehira, 92, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughter Kathleen Kishimoto, sister Sueko Johnson, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Seiyei Yagi

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July 23, 2013
Seiyei Yagi, 90, of Wailuku, a Wailuku Agribusiness Co. retiree, died at home. He was born in Waiehu, Maui. He is survived by son Alan; daughters Nancy Nakama and Amy Soriano; brother Walter; sisters Joyce Miyabara, Yukie Seredon, Mildred Yagi, Catherine Norwood and Geraldine Sato; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary. com.

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Claudia J. Kaneshiro

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July 27, 2013
Claudia J. Kaneshiro, 65, of Aiea, a Hawaii Dental Service retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by husband Calvin M.; sons Scott T.M. and Christopher J.H.; daughters Stephanie K. Medina and Shellie A.K. Kaneshiro; father Joseph E. La Douceur; mother Louise M. La Douceur; brothers Jeffrey A., John D. and Charles J. La Douceur; sisters Suzanne J.L. Schweers and Mary R. Womack; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Shigeko Yamamotoya

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Aug. 2, 2013
Shigeko Yamamotoya, 77, of Lihue, a retired cook at the Westin Kauai, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Iwakuni, Japan. She is survived by son Don, daughter Marie Y. Devendra, sisters Toshiko Shimizu and Shizuko Ogata, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Eliza Kahiwa Ontai Keoho

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July 12, 2013
Eliza Kahiwa Ontai Keoho, 94, of Honolulu, a retired finance supervisor at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Samuel A., Noel I. Sr. and Kenneth R.; daughters Ruth N. Lee, Charlotte M. Keoho-Crum and Maydeen P. Morrison; brother Barry K. Ontai; sister Marguerite K. Blaum; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Urn burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Marjory Leinani Young

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July 30, 2013
Marjory Leinani Young, also known as “Nani” and “Popo,” 77, of Hilo, a retired preschool teacher at the Children’s House in Pacific Palisades, Pearl City, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dave and Guy; daughter A. Iwalani Harris; brothers Edward, Bobby and Edwin Kini, and Harry Aki; sisters Harriet Paishon and Pua Kini; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Maureen Harriet Brown Bird

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Sept. 1, 2012
Maureen Harriet Brown Bird, 70, of Waimanalo and Oakfield, Maine, a registered nurse, died in Oakfield. She was born in Meridan, Conn. She is survived by daughters Kaleo L. and Rebecca; her daughters’ father John; brother Charles Brown; sisters Marilyn Hodsdon, Mildred Melville and Janet Moore; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waimanalo Beach Park, Sherwood Forest. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105.

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Andrew Jacob Kaniela Mercado

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July 17, 2013
Andrew Jacob Kaniela Mercado, 33, of Pearl City, a self-employed landscaper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Roman Abang; daughter Brenna Abang; father Douglas Jr.; mother Rochelle; brother Zachary; sisters Tiana Daligdig and Chelsie Mercado; and grandparents Felicidad Mercado, and William and Bernice Cababat. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Mary Christine Curtis Carnazzo

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Aug. 8, 2013
Mary Christine Curtis Carnazzo, 76, of Kailua, a retired registered nurse and homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Punxsutawney, Pa. She is survived by husband Louie, son Damian, daughters Lisa Ajanel and Gina Carnazzo, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church, Kailua. Mass: 6 p.m.

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James Elmer Morris

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July 31, 2013
James Elmer Morris, 81, of Wailuku, a retired Otis Elevator Co. foreman, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Alton, Ill. He is survived by wife Alice; sons James and Anton; daughters Yvonne Lima, Marian Esguerra and Tina Morris; stepdaughter Althea Shiotsugu; sister Melba J.; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1300 Maui Lani Parkway, Kahului. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Harley Wee Fat Ching

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Aug. 4, 2013
Harley Wee Fat Ching, 81, of Kula, Maui, a retired Kula Hospital building and grounds maintenance supervisor and an Army National Guard and Army Reserve veteran, died at home. He was born in Keokea, Maui. He is survived by wife Florence S.Y. Hew; son Casey; daughter Gloria Lau; brothers Elliot, Melvin and Wilson; sisters Irene Chung, Gertrude Ceballos, Joycelin Chong and Bernice Lynch; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s Parish Hall, Kula. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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James Masaru Nagoshi

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July 28, 2013
James Masaru Nagoshi, 81, of Kahului, a carpenter, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Yvonne; son Ryan; daughter Patti Leval; sisters Kazue Nakasone, Masako Yamaguchi and Alice Shoji; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Genevieve Cecilia Page

Posted On August 10th, 2013 -

July 23, 2013
Genevieve Cecilia “Miss Genni” Page, 83, of Waianae, an officers administration clerk for the Army and a veteran of the Army and Air Force, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Niagara Falls, N.Y. She is survived by son Michael, daughter Joyce White, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Monetary offerings welcome. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Anthony Acpal

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July 30, 2013
Anthony Acpal, 58, of Ewa Beach, a dishwasher, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Bernard and Abraham Koko; brothers Rogelio, Teodorico, Artemio and Alfred; sisters Carolina Tacotaco, Rose A. Oasay, Carmelita Hipshire and Josefina Salvador; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 17 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Debra Leimomi Kim

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Aug. 2, 2013
Debra Leimomi “Tiger” Kim, 55, of Kapolei, a S&K Sales warehouse manager, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Bridget Hendrickson; mother Evangeline; brothers Henry Jr. and Clint Kim, and David Kahele; and sisters Gloria Wagner, Sharon Faalele, Cynthia Kim and Barbara Ferreira. Visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 17 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aiea. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edna Mariko Sakuda

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July 22, 2013
Edna Mariko Sakuda, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Islands Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Eric; daughters Dale and June Sakuda, and Jill Clever; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Colleen Beauchamp

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July 19, 2013
Colleen Beauchamp, 57, of Waipahu, a banker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Herbert Mores. Visitation: 3 p.m. Aug. 17 at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 31 at Mililani Memorial Park. Red attire. No flowers.

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Joyce Bok Nim Kim

Posted On August 10th, 2013 -

July 4, 2013
Joyce Bok Nim Kim, 77, of Honolulu, a sales employee, died at home. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Michael Cha Bai; sons Dr. Joseph and Edward C.; daughter Martha C. Im; brothers Dr. Kook Hoon, Donald D. and Edward E. Ko; sister Barbara D.N.; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 17 at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Elsie Saum

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July 6, 2013
Elsie Saum, 86, of Honolulu, a retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hungary. She is survived by sons James N., Lisle S. and Jack E.; daughters Jean S. Kreb and Lois C. Ritter; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Shizue Bingo

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June 20, 2013
Shizue Bingo, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Warren T. Jr.; daughters Stella Bingo and Karen Bingo-Duggins; brothers Masa, Seiyei and Sueji Shiroma, and Walter and George Zukeran; sisters Tsuru, Yoshino Uyehara and Ann Shiroma; and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masaharu Kuramoto

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July 29, 2013
Masaharu Kuramoto, 88, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Tribune Herald journeyman printer, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Ruth, son Keith, daughter Ila Langner, sisters Sachiko Nishioka and Fujiko Motobu, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Grace Teruko Kitamura Shimabukuro

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July 4, 2013
Grace Teruko Kitamura Shimabukuro, 93, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. teller, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alton M., sisters Alice Wakaki and Kay Shobu, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Richard Aaron Bryant

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Aug. 7, 2013
Richard Aaron Bryant, 74, of Kailua-Kona, co-owner of Double Dare Inc., died at home. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Sheryl, sons Scott and Rhett, daughters Lori McGuire and Lisa Tackett, sisters Lillian Freese and Linda Pardue, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Rose Manini Leong

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July 20, 2013
Rose Manini Leong, 94, of Honolulu, an employee of Libby’s and Dole canneries, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by sons Leroy and Leonard; daughters Leoni Fukui, Leola Cuson and Leonora Riordan; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park.

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Richard Tasaka

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July 22, 2013
Richard Tasaka, 49, of Hanalei, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by mother Hatsue, brother Alan and sister Susan Morishige. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Aug. 17 at Tahiti Nui, Hanalei. No flowers.

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Eduardo Sabado Estacion

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July 12, 2013
Eduardo Sabado Estacion, 97, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. carpenter, died in Waipahu. He was born in San Fernando, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Adelaida B., son Tany Tan and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 17 at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Roberta Lee Matsuda

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July 30, 2013
Roberta Lee Matsuda, 86, of Kailua, a retired state Department of Social Services social worker, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Guy, daughters Pamela Matsuda-Dunn and Beth Anne Matsuda, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frank Nobuto Watanabe

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July 11, 2013
Frank Nobuto Watanabe, 92, of Aiea, formerly of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired school administrator, died in Waipahu. He was born in Maka-weli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Joanne C., daughters Lynn K. Nishimoto and Judy H. Watanabe, brother Howard, caregivers Marina and Arnold Gamatero, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Marian O. Fujimoto-Kanekiyo

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July 24, 2013
Marian O. Fujimoto-Kanekiyo, 82, of Lihue, a Kauai Sands maid, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by husband Wayne. Private services.

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