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Demetrio Dumbrique Agcaoili

Posted On March 23rd, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Demetrio Dumbrique Agcaoili, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Coca-Cola Co. employee in the Philippines as well as a Del Monte Produce Co. and a Daiei employee in Waipahu, died in Hono≠lulu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Errol, Roel and Bryan; daughter Jerrylyn A. Nicolas; brother Florendo D.; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Minoru Nakasato

Posted On March 23rd, 2015 -

Feb. 11, 2015     
Minoru ‚ÄúMino‚ÄĚ Nakasato, 88, of Kapaau, Hawaii, an Army veteran, a diesel mechanic for the former Kohala Sugar Co. and retired macadamia nut farmer, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital in Waimea. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Lester, Elmer and Ralph; daughters Elsie Wipperman, Grace Nishimura, Janet Domen, Frances Swingler and Edith Asato; brother Shotoku Naka¬≠sato; sisters Yuriko and Toshiko Kato, and Tomie Miyashiro and Janet S. Kimura; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation:
10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:‚Äą11 a.m. Private committal services to be held at a later date. Casual attire.‚ÄąNo flowers. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hawi Jodo Mission.

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Ernette Kawehiokalani Cockett Bright

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 25, 2015
Ernette Kawehiokalani Cockett Bright, 77, of Kalihi, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. customer representative, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Matthew S.K. and Maverick P., daughter Kawehi Yim, brother Jon P. Cockett and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kamehameha Schools Bishop Memorial Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Judith R. Neale

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 18, 2015
Judith R. Neale, 75, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Public Radio promotions director, died in Hospice Hawaii-Kailua. She was born in Cambridge, Mass. She is survived by extended family and friends. Visitation at noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life: 12:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Chamber Music Hawaii, Hawaii Opera Theatre or Hawaii Public Radio.

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Ski Ikaika-Keola Dombrowski

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 18, 2015
Ski Ikaika-Keola Dombrowski, 31, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Robert F. “Ski”; mother Velma “PeeWee”; brothers Rayne “Kekoa” and Robert “Rob” Dombrowski, and Shane “Kalani” Vares; and sister Stacey “Freitas” Rose. Private services.

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Sadaye Okimi

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 7, 2015
Sadaye Okimi, 91, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dean Y., daughters Gail S. Takeda and Carol J. Okimi, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jodie Wray Thompson Doronio

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 7, 2015
Jodie Wray Thompson Doronio, 58, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, an account clerk at Mountain View Elementary School, died at home. She was born in Vallejo, Calif. She is survived by husband Daniel Sr.; sons Daniel Doronio Jr., Steven Coloma and Kalani Adolfo; daughters Wendy De Carvalho and Cheyenne Doronio; parents Dennis Thompson and Audra Alfaro; brother Kelley Calvert; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Sadamu Okuni

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 9, 2015
Sadamu Okuni, 93, of Haiku, Maui, a mechanic, a Maui Land & Pineapple Co. retiree and the former owner of Okuni Service Station in Haiku, died in Haiku. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Yoshie Omori, son Robert K., brother Akira, sister Matsue Hoshino and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com

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William Fujioka

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 3, 2015
William “Bill” Fujioka, 54, of Mililani, a federal government retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by mother Fujiko, brother Ronald and sister Jill Lee. Private services.

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Vanessa Pearl Keliiulani Pinheiro

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 13, 2015
Vanessa Pearl Keliiulani Pinheiro, 59, of Kahului, a Maui Waena Intermediate School head custodian and a part-time Walmart maintenance department employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by the father of her children, Leroy Sr.; sons Jonathon, Christopher and Jordan; sister Mililani Kelepolo; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at King’s Cathedral, Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Leora Oi Seu Wong Goong

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 6, 2015
Leora Oi Seu Wong Goong, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Kahala Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald, daughters Robyn Fujimoto and Jona Umeda, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church. Eulogy at noon. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Jason Pahinui Pohaku

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 15, 2015
Jason Pahinui Pohaku, 35, of Kaneohe died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Jefferey Pohaku and Freda Colello, and brother Jeremey. Private services.

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Margaret Yasuko Gusukuma

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 20, 2015
Margaret Yasuko Gusukuma, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Island Nursing Home. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by son Kent; daughters Margo Gusukuma, Tina Kakugawa, Myra Murakami and Ann Tangonan; sister Jane Goto; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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John A. Robello Jr.

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
John A. Robello Jr., 65, of Kula, Maui, a retired plumber, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Marie; son John III; daughters Jacqueline Ishikawa and Jenni Vares; stepmother Carol M.; sisters Irene Tihada, Phyllis Medeiros, Joann Cockett and Julie Apolo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Ghost Church, Kula. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Makawao Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Grace Rei Harada

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 14, 2015
Grace Rei Harada, 92, of Hilo, a retired cook for Hamakua Sugar Co., died. She was born in Kaikea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Mitsuto and two grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Casimiro Aguinaldo Rumbaoa

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 14, 2015
Casimiro Aguinaldo Rumbaoa, 67, of Kilauea, Kauai, died in Samuel Mahelona Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosnelie B.; sons Romel and Ronald; daughter Shiena; brothers Primitivo, Orlina, Alfredo and Melchor; sisters Esmenia Benevides, Lucrecia Gamayon and Maria Galiza; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Sylvester’s Church, Kilauea. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Catherine’s Church Cemetery, Kealia.

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Tammy Michiko Hatori

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 15, 2015
Tammy Michiko Hatori, 50, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband John, son Jason N. Arizumi, daughter Shiryl L. Arizumi, mother Cheryle Uehara, stepfather Matsu Uehara, brother Tyler “Butch” Arizumi, stepbrother Matsu Uehara Jr., stepsister Kristi Carvalho and five grandchildren. Graveside committal services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Alae Cemetery. Celebration of life to follow at Leleiwi Beach Park, Keaukaha. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Manuel Sabal

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 21, 2015
Manuel “Sonny” Sabal, 90, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy chief petty officer and salvage diver who served during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by daughter Marise Souza, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Francis Kiyoshi Hirata

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 5, 2015
Francis Kiyoshi Hirata, 66, of Honolulu, a city accountant with the Budget and Fiscal Services Department, Public Safety section, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Francine K. Hirata and Darlene T. Martin. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Service: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Thomas I. Silva

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 17, 2015
Thomas I. Silva, 74, of Waianae, a Gaspro and A&D Plastics employee, died in Ewa. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Vernelle Keawe-Cornett, Thomasina Keawe and Ah Han Silva; hanai sons Tevita Napa’a, Alika Keawe and Walley Kaokai III; hanai daughter Nancy Kaokai; brother Lawrence; sister Dorothy Kalua; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Theodore Kaaekuahiwi

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Theodore “Ted” Kaaekuahiwi, 86, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Honokaa High and Elementary School custodian and a taro farmer, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Waipio Valley. He is survived by wife Nancy, sons Lon and Dale, daughters Gay Regohos and Kim M. Ayoso, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Service: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Audrey Helen Schufeldt Sutherland

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 23, 2015
Audrey Helen Schufeldt Sutherland, 94, of Haleiwa, an education counselor for the Army and an author, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Canoga Park, Calif. She is survived by sons John C. “Jock” and James D. and daughters Noelle and Ann Lauren Sutherland. Services to be held in May 2015. Contact Noelle Sutherland at 808-622-0857 for more information. Aloha attire and comfortable shoes. No cut flowers or arrangements. Lei welcome. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or Polynesian Voyaging Society.

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Charles Kaeha Sr.

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 4, 2015
Charles Kaeha Sr., 58, of Kahului died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Kaena Kaeha and Bubu Uwekoolani, brother Jerome and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: ballardfarmilymortuaries.com.

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Florence Yaeko Takasaki

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 8, 2015
Florence Yaeko Takasaki, 80, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Alice Kashiwai. Private services.

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Susumu Mineshima

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 1, 2015
Susumu “Sus” Mineshima, 83, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Hickam Air Force Base, died. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Frances, son Lance, stepsons Curtis and Rick Ouchi, stepdaughter Wanda Nakasone, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dorothy Ferreira Pregil Teves

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Dorothy Ferreira Pregil Teves, 102, of Honolulu, a St. Francis Hospital worker, died in a private care home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph and Johnny, daughter Mary Jane Souza, sister Benigna Oliveira, 16 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church, 1614 Monte St. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Kaiulani Cemetery, Kamanaiki and Violet streets. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tamotsu Miyamoto

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 5, 2015
Tamotsu Miyamoto, 95, of Aiea died in Kapolei. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Masue, son Gary, daughters Eileen Howe and Natalie Miyamoto, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Sinagege Gaualofa Vaita

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Sinagege Gaualofa “Frank” Vaita, 67, of American Samoa, a construction manager for American Samoa Power Authority, Water Division, and a Navy seaman apprentice veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Amouli, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Malia C.; sons Dave and Richard; daughter Jennifer Fillmore; brothers Faamaoni, Solomona and Junior; sisters Eseta, Alofagia and Tuamafa; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary Chapel. Service: 4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Warren Nakupuna Ah Loo

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 10, 2015
Warren Nakupuna “Butch” Ah Loo, 67, of Mililani, a registered professional engineer, a retired director for facilities and utilities engineering command for the federal government and founder and president of Na Ali’i Consulting, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Connie L.; son Austin H.K.; daughters Cariann L. and Lindsey L.A.; brothers Alvin H.K., Patrick T.K., Samuel G. and Henry L.K.; sisters Joy S.P.A. Medeiros, Faith C.L.A. Fernandez and Hope N.N. Ah Loo. Service: 3 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 95-1039 Meheula Parkway, Mililani. Donation information: warren.ahloo.muchloved.com.

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Masao Miyashiro

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 24, 2015
Masao Miyashiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Kamehameha Schools grounds-keeper and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Toshiko, son George T., daughter Peggy K. and a grandchild. Private services.

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