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Ferdinand Rallonza Llaguno

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 3, 2014
Ferdinand Rallonza “Ferdie” Llaguno, 64, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a Hilton Waikoloa Village steward, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Grace F.; daughters Mary-Joy and Mary-Jane Llaguno, and Lilahnee Cabalar; brothers Wilfredo, Ernesto, Oscar and Amado; sisters Felicitas Taroma, Margarita Llaguno, Nenita L. Garma, Tessie Ragpa and Anthonette Gapo; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Eugene F. Yamamoto

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 20, 2013
Eugene F. Yamamoto, 82, of Petaluma, Calif, a U.S. Postal Service retiree and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Eric, James, Gary and Sheldon; sisters Harriet Yoneyama and June Niimoto; and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

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Dominga Labang Castillo

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 2, 2014
Dominga Labang Castillo, 83, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Kualapuu, Molokai. She is survived by sons Jonathan and Ricardo Jr.; daughters Shirley Castillo, Melissa Hairston, Francine Castillo and Vanessa Caldwell; sisters Eudacia Cooper, Victorina Laporga and Annunciation Cadiz; 21 grandchildren; and 24great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dick Mabery Jr.

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 6, 2014
Dick Mabery Jr., 74, of Honolulu, an aviator and a Navy retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Bristol, Pa. He is survived by wife Anne, son Paul Selby, daughters Sarah Perkins and Lena Stelk, sister Janet Garrison and five grandchildren. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Oahu Central Office of Alcoholics Anonymous, P.O. Box 2384, Honolulu, HI 96804. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Roger William Costa

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 2, 2014
Roger William Costa, 47, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Lokelo W.L., Derrin K. and Evan L. Peleras-Costa; mother Geraldine; brother Richard; and sisters Ramona Costa and Melanie Alesna. Visitation: 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church. Mass to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Daisy Fujie Matsunaka

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 13, 2013
Daisy Fujie Matsunaka, 85, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired KTA Super Stores office clerk, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. She was born in Papaikou. She is survived by husband Takeshi and brother Clifford “Gabby” Nakatani. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers and monetary gifts, donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

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Cynthia Duarte

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 8, 2014
Cynthia Duarte, 64, of Wailua, Kauai, a retired construction laborer and landscaper, died at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Bernard; sons Cedrick, John I and John II Waipa, and Brendan Duarte; stepsons Bernard Jr. and Jonathan Duarte; stepdaughter Maile Duarte-Rego; sister Eileen Bascon; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9-10 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa, Kauai. Mass to follow.

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Teruko Naramoto

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 13, 2014
Teruko Naramoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed florist doing business as Bea’s Flower Shoppe, died in St. Francis Hospice, Puiwa. She was born in Kalopa-Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Joyce S. Hirata and Nan Y. Stavnshoj; sisters Haruko Takahashi, Janet C. Yuuki, Yukiko Jandoc and Thelma Kami; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Masao Gusukuma

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 10, 2014
Masao Gusukuma, 84, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. mechanic, International Longshore and Warehouse Union insurance agent and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninole, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; son Curtis; brother Masanobu; and sisters Toshiko Uchima, Sally H. Nagata and Yasu Sugiyama. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Luis T. Nazareno

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 22, 2013
Luis T. “Loui” Nazareno, 93, of Honolulu, a retiree from Pagoda Hotel and Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center, died in Honolulu. He was born in Manaoag, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eustaquia; daughters Elisa Marcela, Merlita and Elena Nazareno, and Anita Lastimosa; brother Silvestre; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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John Akira Inouye

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 15, 2013
John Akira Inouye, 57, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yuk Mei; sons David S.Y.H. and Michael M.Y.W.; daughter Michelle T.Y.M.; brothers Guy K., Alfred Y., Douglas H. and Tyron S.; and sisters Julie N. Yoneda, Michelle S. Itokazu, Lena R. Okada and Lisa M. Michaelson. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Molly Yemiko Shiroma

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Molly Yemiko Shiroma, 83, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by sons Nathan, Eugene, Miles and Kerry; brothers Minoru, William, Dr. Thomas and Paul Teruya; sisters Lillian Kamisato and Betsy Oshiro; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Clara Itsue Katekaru

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 15, 2013
Clara Itsue Katekaru, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education head of guidance, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Rayna K. Liekweg and Lisa A.K. Miyamoto, brother Gary Funasaki and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Teresita N.I. Sylva

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Teresita N.I. Sylva, 49, of Waipahu, a head cashier at City Mill in Honolulu and Ewa Beach, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Sheldon, sons Tyler N. and Noah, daughters Maya and Kylie, mother Evelyn V. Ines, brother Rodney Ines and sister Cora Ines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, mauka chapel. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Theodore Kenichi Kawasaki Sr.

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 2, 2014
Theodore Kenichi “Zabu” Kawasaki Sr., 60, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a Qualified Painting Service painter and former Brewer Environmental bricklayer insulator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Geraldine Kaipo-Kawasaki; sons Thomas Hanato-Figueredo, Theodore “Theo” Kawasaki Jr. and Kevin Yates; daughter Jennifer Cacal; brothers Walter “Kazu” Kawasaki and Shawn Lincoln; sister Angie Lincoln; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Ruth Haruko Tengan

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Ruth Haruko Tengan, 85, of Honolulu, former owner of Victoria Inn and the Ala Moana Poi Bowl, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Wilbert Y., brother Takeo and sisters Misao Tengan and Tsuruko Miyahira. Private services and burial. On- line condolences: borthwick-oahu.com.

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Caroline M. Kuret

Posted On January 16th, 2014 -

Jan. 6, 2014
Caroline M. Kuret, 86, of Honolulu, a housekeeping supervisor, died at home. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by sons Gary, Bobby and Bruce; daughter Bernie; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Church, 1127 7th Ave., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tsukasa Murakami

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Tsukasa Murakami, 90, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a commercial property manager, died at home. He was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yukie; daughters Aimee Y.M. Ida and Judith S. Murakami; stepbrothers Kiyoshi and Yoshiki; stepsisters Michiko Higa, Hatsuko Yamamura and Yoshiko Murakami; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Amby Cruz

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 1, 2014
Amby Cruz, 88, of Omao, Kauai, a retired Lihue Plantation mechanic, will be remembered in a Mass 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael Church, Koloa, Kauai. He died at home. He was born in San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Amby G., Anthony and Arnold; daughter Adele Padasdao; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Huntyr-Tony Mawa Naone

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Huntyr-Tony Mawa Naone, infant son of Gabriel M.K. Naone and Holliemarie L. Ioapo of Waianae, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by sisters Haidyn-Jane I. and Hailey-Anne O. Ioapo-Naone. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Grace Sui San Dang

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 25, 2013
Grace Sui San “Ah Bee” Dang, 92, of the Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, co-owner of Jian Inc. and Plaza Camera, and interpreter and customer liaison at Japan Air Lines, died at home. She was born in Shak Ki, Jung San, China. She is survived by husband Edward O.; daughters Lauren Kau, Carol “Mei Wun” Evans and Sheri Kent; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Private graveside services. Aloha attire.

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Jane Baldovi Nikaido

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 24, 2013
Jane Baldovi Nikaido, 81, of Hawaii Kai, a retired Kalani High School teacher, died in Hawaii Kai. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband George M.; sons Mark H. and Keith S.; daughters Lynne N. Torigoe and Caryn M.N. Hashimoto; brothers James and Silvestre Baldovi; sisters Ramona Aguirre, Mary Ayres and Rita Nordquist; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Faith Patricia Evans

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 9, 2014
Faith Patricia Evans, 76, of Kailua, a former state representative and retired U.S. marshal, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Noel, son John, daughters Tricia and Kathleen, brother Donald Ernesto and sisters June Shultz and Leona Parker. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaii’s Plantation Village. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Romeo Cabonte Pasion

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Romeo Cabonte “Roming” Pasion, 63, of Ewa Beach, a Pacific Beach Hotel employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Merlita B.; sons Zaldy and Walter; mother Maxima; brothers Ricardo, Loreto, Rodolfo, Cresencio, Juanito and Benny; sisters Maria Deus and Lillia and Adelina Allado; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Flaviano Tagabi Ganti

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 21, 2013
Flaviano Tagabi “Benny” Ganti, 74, of Honolulu died in the Philippines. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Raquel J., son Flavie, daughters Mona Garcia and Rachel Foley, mother Simeona T., sister Gloria Acio and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Grace Miriam Pereira

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Grace Miriam Pereira, 50, of Waialua, a Turtle Bay Resort employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Russell; son Ronson J.T.; daughter Raechelle K.; brothers Timothy, Malcom, Sheldon, Cyprian, Nicholas and Scott Galbiso; sisters Francine Guyton, Karen Takeshita, Vanessa Fujiyama, Sheila Lawrence, Terza Ogletree, Coleen Kealoha and Michelle and Hazel Galbiso; and a hanai grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Silva’s Channel, Mokuleia. Casual attire.

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Norma Frances Hao Hale

Posted On January 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 26, 2013
Norma Frances Hao Hale, 77, of Waianae, a Hawaii State Public Library System library assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kenneth; daughters Kay Kaneshiro, Karen Kobashigawa, Kristle Jury-Hale and Jamie-Lynn Murray; brother John Hao; sisters Nora “Sweetheart” Dumaran, Julie Neumann and Flora Hao; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Bernabe Q. Quipotla

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Jan. 12, 2014
Bernabe Q. “Opelu” Quipotla, 91, of Makawao, Maui, formerly of Puunene, Maui, and Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. crane operator, died at home. He was born in Vegan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Santos “Fatso,” James and Abraham; daughters Linda Harris, Guillerma “Gail” Lincoln and Cindy Akana; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2140 Main St., Wailuku. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Additional services to be held Feb. 12 at Mililani Mortuary. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Walter Kalani Ihu

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Jan. 11, 2014
Walter Kalani Ihu, 90, of Wailuku, a federal government civil servant on Okinawa and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kailua, Maui. He is survived by wife Carol O., sons Alvin and Howard, daughter Leinaala Hatcher and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Door of Faith Church, Wailuku. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Antoinette Chillingworth Roberts

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Dec. 22, 2013
Antoinette Chillingworth Roberts, 77, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Yvette and Denise Aiona, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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