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Shizue Akasaki Asato

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 22, 2016
Shizue Akasaki “Edna” Asato, 90, of Ookala, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Infirmary licensed practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Mack S. and Tracy S., daughter Blossom S. Asato Lee, sisters Tsuruko Asato and Tsuruko Sakihama, nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. June 30 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Moniz

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 7, 2016
Robert Moniz, 73, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. He was born on Maui. He is survived by brothers James, Ronald and Donald; and sister Virginia Song. Private services.

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Matsue O. Yamamoto

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

May 21, 2016
Matsue O. Yamamoto, 93, of Honolulu died in Waipahu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Walter, four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lena Alberta Bingham

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 1, 2016
Lena Alberta Bingham, 93, of Kihei, Maui, died at home. She was born in Matoon, Ill. She is survived by sons Steven and Michael, sister Betty Specter, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Daniel Wai Cheong Ng

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

May 8, 2016
Daniel Wai Cheong Ng, 52, of Portland, Ore., an artist, died in Texas. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Sandra, father Woon, mother Wai Ying, brother Derek and sister Donna Flemming. Private services.

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Andrea Cheng

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 17, 2016
Andrea Cheng, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Guandong, China. She is survived by sons Jacky and Vincent Wong; daughters Stephanie, Phoebe and Lili Wong, and Lynn Le, Kristy Lu and Christine Tran; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 30 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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David Brian Aukai Drummond

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

May 28, 2016
David Brian Aukai Drummond, 54, of Honolulu, an Oahu Community Correctional Center correctional officer, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Aukai and Lono, daughters Kekuaiwahia and Kea, father Brian, sister Michele “Buki” Hudson, stepsisters Francine M. Wassman and Jolie Kaae, and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. June 26 at Maunalua Bay.

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Margaret Miyuki Okano

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 8, 2016
Margaret Miyuki “Maggie” Okano, 86, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner and former operator of Okano Care Home, and a retired Kuakini Medical Center nurse anesthetist, died at home. She was born in Volcano, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Charles. Private services.

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Vernon Funn Sr.

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 19, 2016
Vernon Funn Sr., 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edith, sons Vernon Jr. and Antoni, daughters Vernette Oliveira and Paula Gillen, brother William, sister Margaret Lui, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, P.O. Box 29700, Honolulu, HI 96820.

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Amy Yuk Larn Liu Onekea

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 10, 2016
Amy Yuk Larn Liu Onekea, 90, of Aiea, a state tax delinquency officer, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Allyn S.K., Curtis S.Y. and Gary S.H. Lai; daughter Althea M.N. Iwamoto; sisters Ellen Chun and Nellie Lum; brother Stanley Liu, seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. July 1 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Vernon Ray Reiger Jr.

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 11, 2016
Vernon Ray Reiger Jr., 60, of Honolulu, a laborer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lovely; sons Vernon Jr., Kelli’i, Ethan and Tevin; daughters Raelana Reiger and Wailana Ulukita; parents Vernon and Elanor Scott; brothers Richard Reiger and Scott Namuo; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. July 30 at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Akira Hayashida

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 4, 2016
Akira Hayashida, 95, of Mililani, formerly of Lanai, a retired Dole employee, died in Pearl City. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Momono, sons Jerold and Glenn, daughters Elsie Morikawa and Irene Toguchi, caregivers Jesse and Lorna Macaburas, eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Masayo Iwai Sakimae

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 21, 2016
Masayo Iwai Sakimae, 97, of Koloa, Kauai, died in Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Bruce, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Vivian Yvonne Hidaro

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 8, 2016
Vivian Yvonne Hidaro, 79, of Ewa Beach, a state Department of Education classroom cleaner, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by fiance Benjamin Cabato; sons Greg A. Correia and Clinton D. Hidaro; daughters Lynette M. and Desiree J. Hidaro, Kathleen Oyama, Natalie A. Correia and Suzette Halmos; 26 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 1 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Shirley Ann Schantz

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 19, 2016
Shirley Ann Schantz, 83, of Kailua-Kona, a beautician, died. She was born in Waterbury, Conn. She is survived by sons Grant, Kurt and John Mitchell III; daughter Kelly Walsh; sisters Sharon Gunn and Marion Rawson; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Louisa Jack Jack

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 21, 2016
Louisa Jack Jack, 77, of Tafunsak, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, a homemaker and baker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tofol, Kosrae. She is survived by sons Nixon, Driskell, Kun, Paulintin and Tulen Jack, and Jack Kun; daughters Mary B. Sigrah, Senyorina Gifford, Mimosa Lonno, Madlina Alokoa, Frolain Kephas and Marcia Jack; brothers Alfred and Aldon Paulino; sister Senyora Saimon; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services and burial to be held in Kosrae.

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Stephen W.K. Shigetani

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 10, 2016
Stephen W.K. “Scrooge” Shigetani, 68, of Honolulu, a resident manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suzanne, son Stephen K., daughters Jovana Apo and Emma Shigetani, brother Keith, and sister Carol Furutani. Services: 2 p.m. July 2 at Yokohama Bay. Casual attire. Loose flowers/lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Magdalena Catalina Shimabukuro

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 3, 2016
Magdalena Catalina Shimabukuro, 80, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband George; sons Leonard, Robert Sr., Brian, Mark, Dirk and Kent Recopuerto; daughters Darlene Bascar, Brenda Manegdeg and Maria Sojot; 23 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. July 1 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Herbert Garcia Lemson

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 6, 2016
Herbert Garcia Lemson, 88, of North Las Vegas, a Civil Service and U.S. Customs employee, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son George, daughters Josephine and Shawn, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lucille Ann Aki

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 5, 2016
Lucille Ann Aki, 83, of Pukalani, Maui, a First Hawaiian Bank employee and an Army veteran, died in Kahului. She was born in Boston. She is survived by husband John P.; daughters Vern and Sherwood Aki, and Hazel Ann Bandman; brothers Paul, Robert and Kenwell Burns; sisters Eleanor Ferreira and Marlene Stoll; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. July 1 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Vernon Sung Chin Tom

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 4, 2016
Vernon Sung Chin Tom, 79, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and a Pacific Laundry deliveryman, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Wallace, and sisters Laura Lee and Winona Chong. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harry K.W. Alcantra

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 4, 2016
Harry K.W. Alcantra, 62, of Waianae, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anna; son Shelton; daughters Brendene N. Hayashi, Wendy L. Strickland and Brandy-Ann K. Moore; brothers Louis Young Jr. and Gordon Alcantra; hanai brothers Russell, William “Billy” and Don Jones, and Mark Yasuda; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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James Oliver Walters

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

May 2, 2016
James Oliver Walters, 77, of Ewa Beach, a retired Grace Pacific operator engineer and member of Local 3, and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Alabama. He is survived by sons Gene and Kevin Costa, and Vernon Walters; daughters Leila Villarreal and Winona Souza; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. June 30 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Tomeo Nishikawa

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

May 9, 2016
Tomeo Nishikawa, 98, of Kailua, a carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son Wayne, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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William Mamoru Goto

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

May 31, 2016

William Mamoru Goto, 85, of Honolulu, a Hankyu tour agent and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Agnes T., sisters Yoko Goto and Lily Sakai, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles Soichi Kimura

Posted On June 26th, 2016 -

June 7, 2016
Charles Soichi Kimura, 81, of Las Vegas, an Army veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winona, sons Kurtis and Chris, brothers James and Robert, and sisters Betty Hirai and Irene Viernes. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 5 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual/aloha attire. No flowers.

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Nancy Umeno Karimoto

Posted On June 25th, 2016 -

June 3, 2016
Nancy Umeno Karimoto, 97, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Harold H. and Roy S., a sister, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Michele Etsuko Fujii Tsuneda

Posted On June 25th, 2016 -

June 15, 2016
Michele Etsuko Fujii Tsuneda, 63, of Hilo, a speech pathologist, educational assistant and tutor for various schools on Hawaii island and a former state Department of Health audiometric assistant and Hilo Coast Processing Co. clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Randolph, daughters Kelli and Kaci, brothers Harold and Gary Fujii, and sisters Elayne Higa and Sharon Uehara. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 30 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Ramond M. Kauleinamoku

Posted On June 25th, 2016 -

May 11, 2016
Ramond M. Kauleinamoku, 58, of Mesa, Ariz., died in Mesa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Henrietta; brothers Don, Daniel, Walter and Herman; and hanai sister Jo Ann Verzon. Private services.

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Evelyn Y.K. Kim

Posted On June 25th, 2016 -

May 27, 2016
Evelyn Y.K. Kim, 95, of Honolulu, a federal systems analyst, died. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Derek and Jason Lee; daughters Codie Fung, Roberta Ishihara and Marvis Vares; brothers Gilbert and Alfred Kam; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. July 1 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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