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Andres Nelson Jr.

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 20, 2016
Andres “Sonny” Nelson Jr., 82, of Honolulu, owner of Art Nelson Sailmaker Inc. and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys; sons Andres “Andy” and Corey K.; daughters Shirlene Cooke and Dustie Nelson; brothers Raymond, Kenneth, Thomas and James “Kimo”; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 27 at Star of the Sea Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or American Cancer Society Hawaii Chapter.

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Irie Hiapohokumakamae Emma-Gene Akemi Auwae

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 12, 2016
Irie Hiapohokumakamae Emma-Gene Akemi Auwae, infant daughter of Jerry W.K. Kahooilihala Jr. and Kuumelemakamae Auwae of Kurtistown, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is also survived by grandparents Ronald Jr. and Iris Auwae, Bethany Guyer and Jerry W.K. Kahooilihala Sr.; and great-grandparents Craig Hara, Ronald Auwae Sr., Nalani Longakit, and Jerry A. and Linda Kahooilihala. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 27 at New Hope Hilo, 840 Kupulau Road. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Yoshio Okubo

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 3, 2016
Yoshio Okubo, 96, of Lihue, a Kauai Surf Hotel housekeeping department employee, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Calvin, daughters Carol Bobisud and Luanne Lacro, and six grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Margaret Lucille Hogarth Bedell

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 13, 2016
Margaret Lucille Hogarth Bedell, 91, of Kihei, Maui, formerly of California, an artist, died at home. She was born in Toronto. She is survived by son Norman; daughters Patricia Bedell, Lucinda Bartholomew and Cynthia Bleck; brothers Donald and Richard Hogarth; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Jan. 24 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Refreshments and light pupu to follow. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Red Cross Maui, 95 Mahalani St., Conference Room 3, Wailuku, HI 96753; or Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, 2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, HI 96768.

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Florence Natsu Oyama

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 1, 2016
Florence Natsu Oyama, 83, of Kaneohe, formerly of Kailua, a retired Kaiser Medical Center business office manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sandra Ann T. Oyama-Yuen, Robyn K. McKnight and Raynette M. Oyama; brother Roland M. Akatsuka; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Informal services: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 28 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Darryl Emmett Cambia Sr.

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 7, 2016
Darryl Emmett Cambia Sr., 64, of Waipahu, an Army veteran with the 725th Maintenance Battalion and a state Department of Transportation retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeannie; sons Darryl Jr., Marcus and Brandon; daughter Darolyn; parents Bernard M. and Magdalena; sisters Cheryl Peterson, Vanessa Walters, Aprile Hirata and Julie McManus; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 26 at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jaime F. Quirimit Sr.

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Dec. 20, 2015
Jaime F. Quirimit Sr., 88, of Waipahu, a Y. Hata Ltd. retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Jaime Jr. and Darwin, daughters Myrna-Lyn Labarientos and Olga Sabado, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Nora Wah Yuk Chung

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 5, 2016
Nora Wah Yuk Chung, 98, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Surfroom pantry worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Allan Sora and daughters Marcia Okazaki and Kathleen Kaneshige. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 28 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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William Reardon Ranger

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Dec. 14, 2015
William Reardon Ranger, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state librarian, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Holyoke, Mass. He is survived by wife Lydia S. Private services.

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Anne Louise Costa

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 17, 2016
Anne Louise “Cha Cha” Costa, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department warrants clerk, died at home. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by sons Alan J., Patrick J. and Kenneth M.; daughters Elaine A. Costa-Stone and Diane L. Costa; brother Phillip L. Cordova; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Jan. 25 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Franklin Leal Sullivan

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 19, 2016
Franklin Leal Sullivan, 85, of Lihue, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, a retired Major League Baseball player with the Boston Red Sox and Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame inductee, died at home. He was born in Hollywood, Calif. He is survived by wife Marilyn, sons Michael and Mark, sister Carol MacDonald and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Poselilo Felesi

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Jan. 8, 2016
Poselilo “Lilo” Felesi, 47, of Honolulu, a landscaper and yard maintenance worker at Hawaiiana Industries & Tropical Gardens Landscaping, died in Honolulu. He was born in Utulei, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Nadine “Tina”; son Alipata; hanai daughter Lokelani; brothers Kota, Osone, Felesi Jr. and Vaakalasini; and sisters Violeta Sagapolutele and Diena Tevaga. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 27 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masaichi Uejo

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

Dec. 29, 2015
Masaichi Uejo, 91, of Honolulu, retired owner of Masa’s Cafeteria, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in North Hilo. He is survived by son Jan; daughters Colleen Uejo and Julie Mun; brothers Minoru, Hiromu, Takushi and Masao; and sister Miyoko Ishimaru. Visitation: 4 p.m. Jan. 28 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Monica Ngan Kuuipo Koko-Baguso

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 11, 2016
Monica Ngan Kuuipo Koko-Baguso, 48, of Honolulu, owner of Cafe Bronco, died in Honolulu. She was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She is survived by husband Erwin Baguso; sons Jason and Leyo “Kaua” Baguso; daughters Erica “Ui” Baguso and Keukahi Koko; mother Florence Koko; brothers Bradley and Kanoho Koko; sisters Sonnie and Lynda Koko, Kalani Koko-Abrams, and Elizabeth Perreira; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane-ohe. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ilene Tom Lee

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Dec. 24, 2015
Ilene Tom “Lin” Lee, 98, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Winston, Clinton and Elton; brother Frank Tom; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 24 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Jan. 25 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Philip Isamu Miyamoto

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Dec. 29, 2015
Philip Isamu Miyamoto, also known as Phil Abbot, 55, of Honolulu, a Salem Media Group radio broadcaster, will be remembered in services 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. He died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Joyce and sons Justin and Eric. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 27 at the mortuary. Aloha attire.

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Francisco Bacalso Molina

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 7, 2016
Francisco Bacalso Molina, 84, of Waianae will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. Jan. 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. He died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marcela O.; son Dominador “Don”; daughters Mary Rose Agas, Lourdes Queen and Mercedes Garigin; sisters Susima Urata, Tarcila Romano and Flora Cortez; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 24 at the mortuary. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Raymond Oropesa

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Nov. 10, 2015
Raymond Oropesa, 67, of Mililani, a retired Marine Corps communications specialist and veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y. He is survived by wife Linda De Leon Rodriguez, daughter Doris Feleti and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred Haruyo Puni

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Nov. 5, 2015
Mildred Haruyo Puni, 97, of Koloa, Kauai, a former employee of Wilcox Memorial Hospital, died in Mililani. She was born in Koloa. She is survived by son Ernest, daughter Ellen Cabacungan, brothers Paul T. and David Y. Taniguchi, seven grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3-4 p.m. Jan. 23 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mililani Hawaii Stake, 95-1039 Meheula Parkway. Casual attire. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Cyrin J. Raymond

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 13, 2016
Cyrin J. Raymond, 36, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, died. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Kamehameha; daughter Iwalani; brothers Moses, Charleston and Charles; and sister Lurline. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Roland George Tharp

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Dec. 25, 2015
Roland George Tharp, 85, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii-Manoa psychology professor emeritus, died in Honolulu. He was born in Galveston, Texas. He is survived by wife Stephanie S. Dalton; sons Donald, Tom and Michael; daughter Julie; stepdaughter Jessica Davis; sister Carol Pagonas; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Jan. 24 at Bishop Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama Heights. Serv- ices: 2 p.m. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation-CREDE Hawaii Account, 1776 University Ave., Wist 214, Honolulu, HI 96822.

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Bernard Benedict Vasquez

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 3, 2016
Bernard Benedict Vasquez, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Dredging grade checker foreman and Sandwich Isle Construction superintendent, died. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Frances; sons Ronald and Robin Kim, and Freddie Yadao; daughters Lori Torres, Rene Kimura, Rhonda Vargas and Cheryl Brown; stepmother Esquiela; brothers Thomas Baldovino, Robert Baldonado, Eugene G. and Donicio G. Quison, Anthony Florendo, Marcelo and Clyde Mandaquit, and Patrick, Rodney, Dexter, Jonathan, Vaughn and Vincent Vasquez; sisters Pamela Camello, Carmelyn Nagamine, Sylvia Cariaga, Phyllis Malasig and Augustina Mercado; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 22 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 48-422 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Filemon Saoit Bonilla

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 1, 2016
Filemon Saoit “Limon” Bonilla, 74, of Honolulu, a farmer, landscaper, yard maintenance man and Kenny’s Restaurant kitchen utility worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Esmenia “Ismin”; sons Arnold, Loreto and Wilson; daughter Rosalyn James; brothers Marcelino and Alberto; sisters Virginia Coloma, Blandina Agonoy, Eufrecinia Gaspar and Corazon Barayuga; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Remembrance: 9:30 a.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Alfonsa Fernandez Vinoya

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 5, 2016
Alfonsa Fernandez Vinoya, 70, of Las Vegas, a city Parks and Recreation Department grounds- keeper, died. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Jabin and Joshua; daughters Arlene-Jean Vinoya and Adrienne Forges; brothers David and Samuel Fernandez, and Thomas and Raymond Del Rosario; sister Rose Velasco; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Jan. 26 at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ulla Bragaw

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 18, 2016
Ulla Bragaw, 78, of Kailua, a retired business owner, died in Kailua. She was born in Munich, Germany. She is survived by daughters Denese Starbuck and Jeanne Ferreira, brother Odo Thomaschek, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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John Michael Cherry

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 3, 2016
John Michael Cherry, 58, of Kauai, a painter, died at home. He was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is survived by brothers James J., Joel R., Jay E. and Justin C. Services to be held in California. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to CARE USA at care.org/about or Brother Benno Foundation at brotherbenno.org/ monetary-contributions.

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Harvey Eric Hashimoto Jr.

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Dec. 27, 2015
Harvey Eric Hashimoto Jr., 19, of Waianae, a merchandise store grocery clerk, will be remembered in a celebration of life 3 p.m. Jan. 23 at Pokai Bay Beach Park, playground area. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Harvey E. Sr.; mother Mary-Francis; brothers Austin, Shawn, Anthony and Mason Hashimoto, and Joshua Keawe; sisters Katherine Deliz-De Jesus and Mary-Jane and Jennalynn Hashimoto; and grandparents Gale Hashimoto, Gladys Diamond and Bobby Kim. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Edward Kuniyoshi Honda

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Nov. 7, 2015
Edward Kuniyoshi Honda, 70, of Honolulu, a consultant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Newell, Calif. He is survived by wife Sungock Han, stepson Daecheol “Danny” Kim, stepdaughters Hayeon “Sarah” and Hayun Kim, and sister Aileen. Services: 5 p.m. Jan. 23 at 801 South St. recreation room. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gary Itsuo Kaneshiro

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 4, 2016
Gary Itsuo Kaneshiro, 58, of Honolulu, a city Department of Facility Maintenance Road Division store keeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Alan S.; and sisters Sharon N. and Charlotte H. Kaneshiro, and Patricia R. Ichiriu. Private services.

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Dewey HongWoo Kim Jr.

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

Jan. 4, 2016
Dewey HongWoo Kim Jr., 61, of Honolulu, a retired attorney, died in California. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by wife Teri, son Deric Valoroso, daughters Whitney and Mariah, parents Dewey Kim Sr. and Marian Wong, brother Michael, sister Melissa K. Mosher and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Jan. 23 at Kai- muki Christian Church, 1117 Koko Head Ave. Services: 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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