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Barbara Haliaka Dela Cruz

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 11, 2012
Barbara Haliaka Dela Cruz, 77, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Hotel hospitality employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Esmael; sons Dexter, Clyde, Derek and Steffen; daughters Laverne Adams and Norine Dikilato; brother Michael Kealoha; sister Mary Schoel; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Henrietta Leilani Orta

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 5, 2012
Henrietta Leilani “Auntie Kay” Orta, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert L.; daughter Noreen K. Collins; brothers Harold, Thomas, Robert and Abraham Kapuakela; sisters Julia Belisario, Sandra Evans, Louise Kapana, Sharon Kiilehua, Eliza Martin, Dorothy Moore, and Carol Jean, Doreen, Elizabeth, Danielle and Barbara Kapuakela; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Edwin Alvah de Silva Jr.

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 25, 2012
Edwin Alvah de Silva Jr., 87, of Kailua, a retired Leeward Community College teacher, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Kihei and Kauka, daughters Kapu and Kalei, sister Eloise, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: kenordensteinfunerals.com.

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Angela Christine Uilani Costa-Perreira Perdue

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

April 29, 2012
Angela Christine Uilani Costa-Perreira Perdue, 24, of Watertown, N.Y., a homemaker, died in Watertown. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Kyle; daughters Maile and Leanna; father Robert Costa; mothers Diane Smith and Yvette Perreira; brothers Jonathan Riveira, Elrick Perreira and Jeremiah Butterfield; sisters Darleen Smith, Doreen Araujo, Dionne and Darnell Paulino, Tion Reiner, Blossom Naki, Sarah Walters, Ambrosia and Yasmin Butterfield, and Lisa Perez; and her grandparents. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Zion’s House of Praise Holiness Church, 170 Makaala St., Hilo. Casual attire.

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Yoshie Kyhos

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Yoshie Kyhos, 79, of Davis, Calif., died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald; daughters Alice Belenis, and Jill and Gayle Kyhos; brothers Masao and Kazumi Tamekuni; sisters Sachie Fujii, Hanae Okumura, Sumie Makino and Rosemary Goto; and eight grandchildren. Services to be held in Sacramento, Calif. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Kenneth Keigo Morimoto

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Nov. 27, 2012
Kenneth Keigo Morimoto, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Fuller O’Brien salesman and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kazue; daughter Gail E.; brother Melvin; and sisters Evelyn Marumoto, Troy Yamamoto and Karen Sakai. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary Han Sook Park

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Mary Han Sook Park, 86, of Mililani, a Liberty House retiree, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence and Wesley; daughters Sandra Pili, Sharon P. Wise, Shar Hardin and Pamela Anderson; brothers Paul Kim and Gilbert Lee; sisters Margaret Ko and Gretchel Wong; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Patricia Ann Rosa

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 18, 2012
Patricia Ann “Pat” Rosa, 67, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by caregivers Donald Jr. and Doralyn Paishon. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Aurelia Garcia Ballungay

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 18, 2012
Aurelia Garcia Ballungay, 98, of Wahiawa, a retired Cerezo Farm farmer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Dominador, daughters Jovita Sampaga and Brenia Malapit, sisters Josefina Arucan and Virginia Malapit, 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ouane Syharath

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 3, 2012
Ouane Syharath, 60, of Kapolei died in Waianae. He was born in Vientiane, Laos. He is survived by brothers Simok Luanglaj and Touan Luangrath. Private services.

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Naomi Brailsford

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 13, 2012
Naomi Brailsford, 61, of Waianae, a General Dynamic Communications contract worker and a Navy retiree, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Cleryton, S.C. She is survived by son Cory, mother Alma, brother Alex Mason, sister Gert and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: hawaiifuneral- services.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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David Ventzke

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 13, 2012
David “Dave” Ventzke, 82, of Honolulu, a retired steelworker and an Army veteran, died in Kinana Hale-Hospice Unit, Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Wausau, Wis. He is survived by wife Clara and daughter Julie Ventzke-Barwig. Private inurnment. Donations suggested to Veterans Administration, American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.

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David Teh Wei Chun

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Nov. 2, 2012
David Teh Wei Chun, 64, of Senaca, S.C., a retired microbiologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Station in Clemson, S.C., died at home. He was born in Shanghai. He is survived by brother Douglas; and sisters Gloria Chun Hoo, Bonnie-Belle Chun and Carol Hipsher. Private services. No flowers.

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Walsor Clement

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 12, 2012
Walsor Clement, 52, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Mency; sons Tawe, Patrick, Joshua, Robert and Brandon Clement, and Willis, Wheeler and Willo Batol; daughters Alwina Ainios, Monica Ned, Judy and Elaine M. Clement, and Cylynnrose Batol; mother Mekua; 15 brothers and sisters; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hanapepe Hawaiian Congregational Church. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

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Patricia Yoshie Dela Cruz

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Patricia Yoshie Dela Cruz, 73, of Eleele, Kauai, an Olokele Sugar Co. senior accountant clerk, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Stanley; sons Blaine, Kylan and Chad; daughter Toni Newkirk; brother Benjamin Onzuka; sisters Thelma Onzuka and Shirley O. Igarashi; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Howard Dobson Farias Sr.

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 7, 2012
Howard Dobson Farias Sr., 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency distributor, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Howard D. Jr., daughters Marcie Farias and Susan Brewster, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Blaze Keola Kalilikane

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 19, 2012
Blaze Keola Kalilikane, 20, of Lahaina, a security officer at Masters Condo in Kaanapali, Maui, died in Lahaina. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Moses Jr. and Keri; sister Brittney; and grandparents Moses and Mary Kalilikane, and Pete Mendoza. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waiola Church. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Kenneth K. Ortiz

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 10, 2012
KennethK. Ortiz, 70, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Shipyard electronics technician at Shop 67 and an Air Force veteran, died in Ewa. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Young Chin; sons KennethJr. and Tavee and Songkram Punsuk; daughters Meni, Raianna, Nitnoi and Virginia; brothers Victoriano “Chacho,”Howard and Glen Ortiz; sister Violet “Vilani”Robertson; 25 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Charles Albert Keliikuniaupuni Stewart

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 13, 2012
Charles Albert Keliikuniaupuni Stewart of Waiehu, Maui, a retiree from the banking industry, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Estella, daughters Elisa A. Stewart and Melissa N.S. Rodrigues, sister Myrtle Vetekina and five grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at Kaumakapili Church. Graveside services to follow at Oahu Cemetery.

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Celestina Oida Dela Cruz

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Celestina Oida “Celeste” Dela Cruz, 76, of Wahiawa, a retiree from the Army and Air Force Exchange Service in Schofield Barracks, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Nabua, Camarines Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Loreto; daughters Ligaya O. Dela Cruz and Lorena D.C. Reyes; brothers Dominico and Rodolfo Oida; sisters Esperanza Manzano, Adelaida Jove, Corazon Cabaluna, Matilde Oida and Teresa Baldo; and three grandchildren. Burial and services to be held in the Philippines.

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Wilvan GrahamVan Campen

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 23, 2012
Wilvan GrahamVan Campen, 92, of New York, a retired federal government diplomat, died in Manoa Cottage. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by son Wilvan I., daughters Mariko and Hana, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Herbert Tadayoshi Hayama

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 23, 2012
Herbert Tadayoshi Hayama, 74, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Building Department civil engineer, Hawaii County Housing Department consultant as well as an employee for Wesley R. Segawa & Associates and JHK Tanaka Inc., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Phyllis, daughters Mari Nakamura and Claire Horiuchi, sisters Elaine Sugiyama and Irene Higashi, and five grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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John Kiyoshi Yanagihara

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 2, 2012
John KiyoshiYanagihara, 79, of Honolulu, a machine operator, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Paul K.; daughters Sandra A.M. Agas, Carol M. Shimizu, Cyd T. Edwards and Loreen S. Oamilda; brother Harold; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary mauka chapel, 1330 Maunakea St. Services:11:30 a.m. Burial:3 p.m. at HawaiianMemorialPark Cemetery. Casual attire.No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert Kuuipo Higgins Jr.

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 11, 2012
Robert Kuuipo Higgins Jr., 50, of Honolulu, a former mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Denise, son Joshua, daughter Jessica, father Robert K., brothers Derek and Dominic, and sister Iris. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rachael Misao Jio

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 4, 2012
Rachael Misao Jio, 87, of Haiku, Maui, formerly of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Maui Community College librarian technician and former Maui News community news writer for Pukalani, died in Maurice J. Sullivan Family Hospice Center in Ewa Beach. She was born in Haiku. She is survived by sons Nathan, Stacey and Tilden; daughter Beryl Jim; sister Sueko Saki; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Makawao Hongwanji, 1074 Makawao Ave., Makawao, Maui. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Makawao Hongwanji or Maurice J. Sullivan Family Hospice Center in Ewa Beach.

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Toshio Kanehara

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 22, 2012
Toshio Kanehara, 82, of Honolulu, vice president of Waikiki Bazaar, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by wife Yoko Kimura, sons Hiroshi Muroga and ShigeruKanehara, daughters Akiko Kimura and Yuko Kimura-Drye, brother Isao, sisters Sonoko Kanehara and Kazuko Takeuchi, and six grandchildren.Visitation:noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:1 p.m. Casual attire.No flowers.

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Melvin Naoya Kaneshiro

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 23, 2012
Melvin Naoya Kaneshiro, 71, of Hilo, a certified public accountant and proprietor of Melvin N. Kaneshiro CPA, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kazuko; son Neil; daughter Julienne; brother Wayne; sisters Myrna Nishihara, AileenKaneshiro, June Bratton, Sandra Toma, Daryl Weaver and Arlene Okamura; and two grandchildren. Visitation:4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services:5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yoshi Kyhos

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Yoshi Kyhos, 79, of Davis, Calif., died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald; daughters Alice Belenis, and Jill and Gayle Kyhos; brothers Masao and Kazumi Tamekuni; sisters Sachie Fujii, Hanae Okumura, Sumie Makino and Rosemary Goto; and eight grandchildren. Services to be held in Sacramento, Calif.

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Francis Low

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Nov. 30, 2012
Francis “Sonny” Low, 78, of Ewa Beach, an Air Force veteran and U.S. Postal Service retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Lanette “Chinky”; sons Anthony F., Timothy N.A. Sr. and Alika Low and Aaron Low Gomes; daughters Carla Low Auelua and Keala Anae-Onishi; brothers Joseph, Robert and James; sisters Rosemarie Morikawa and Lianne Flournoy; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:7 p.m.

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Erlinda Alonajan Mangayayam

Posted On December 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 11, 2012
Erlinda Alonajan Mangayayam, 53, of Kekaha, Kauai, a housekeeper, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Armondo; sons Edward, Armondo Jr. and Dan; father Bridedo Alonajan; brother Marding Alonajan; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Theresa’s Church, Kekaha. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery.

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