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William Haruo Takata

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

July 23, 2013
William Haruo Takata, 84, of Hilo, a former E.E. Black Construction Co. employee, auto body technician for I. Kitagawa & Co. and Bert’s Autobody, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by stepson Wayne Wagatsuma, brother Howard, sister Janet Van Cleef, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Minoru Hamada

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

July 16, 2013
Minoru “Ham” Hamada, 95, of Honolulu, a retired contract analyst for Wheeler Air Force Base, Hickam Air Force Base and the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a Military Intelligence Service veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Kaiaakea Ahupuaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Ronald M. and Calvin N.; daughters Lucille N. Holzgang, Frances M. Hamada and Marian M. Ida; sisters Toshiko Tomiyoshi, Yuriko Yamasato and Matsumi Goodell; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lucille M. Perske

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 16, 2013
Lucille M. Perske of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son Ken, daughter Elizabeth Sander, sisters Jean Porter, Shirley Kozie and Irene Feid and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, Mililani. Mass: 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hawaii or Kapiolani Medical Center.

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Irene Helen Van Hook

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 15, 2013
Irene Helen Van Hook, 88, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired savings and loan officer, died at home. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by daughter Barbara Roesch and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Sunday at Kona Christian Fellowship, 74-5599 Luhia St.

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Tamie Ikemoto

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 1, 2013
Tamie Ikemoto, 77, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Eugene A., brother Kenji Oosumi and sisters Kazuko Oosumi, Audrey Eli, Jackie Barfield and Shirleen Oili. Private services.

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Elwood John Plemer

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 15, 2013
Elwood John Plemer, 59, of Haleiwa, a sugar and pineapple industry employee, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Sheena Salbedo, brothers Clayton and Clement, sisters Emmaline N. Causey and Annette lareau and a grandchild. Services: 8 a.m. Sunday at Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Clement Kwai Chong Young

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 13, 2013
Clement Kwai Chong Young, 82, of Honolulu, a retired state real property assessor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Nilyris Witsell and sister Helen Ing. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Masuki Imai

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 6, 2013
Masuki “Billy” Imai, 96, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Honokaa Sugar Co. supervisor, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Haina, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Karen Takaki, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Viola Kuulei Quinn

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 6, 2013
Viola Kuulei Quinn, 82, of Honolulu, a Punahou School employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John and William; daughters Tisa Koki, Ida and Moana Quinn, Maryanne De Silva and Viki Ventura; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Norman D.F. Yuen

Posted On August 22nd, 2013 -

Aug. 5, 2013
Norman D.F. Yuen, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrician and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joyce, daughter Kelli, brothers Walter and Ernest, and sisters Mildred and Barbara. Private services.

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Fernando Baddo Marcos

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 2, 2013
Fernando Baddo Marcos, 95, of Ewa Beach, an Ewa Sugar Plantation and United Service retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Timothy, Darryl, Anthony and Theodore; daughters Marlene Santiago, Flora Patton and Fay Salvador; brother Alfred J.; sister Juanita Mouton; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mildred Ann Cruz

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Mildred Ann Cruz, 71, of Las Vegas, a federal government administrative assistant, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Ferlyne Yap and Millicent and Nicole Cruz; brothers Bobby and Joe Santana; sisters Jeannette Freitas, Nikki Merriett and Natalie “Cookie” Santana; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lily-Marie Kaipolani Moiha

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 4, 2013
Lily-Marie Kaipolani Moiha, 50, of Hana, Maui, died at home. She was born in Hana. She is survived by brother Kenneth, sister Kimberly, hanai brother John Lono and hanai sister Kehau Kapoi. Services pending. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Clarita Valledor Dela Cruz

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

July 25, 2013
Clarita Valledor “Claring” Dela Cruz, 83, of Waipahu, an Anthony House employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Buguey, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Cherry Feliciano, Relita and Delia Dela Cruz, Evelina Javar, Mona Nicolas and Merlene Aquino; sister Pacita Aquino; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eugenio Callejo Rindon

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 17, 2013
Eugenio Callejo Rindon, 69, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Kauai Coffee Co. irrigator, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora “Lucy,” sons Eugenio and Rudy, daughter Melanie, brother Doninador, sisters Magdalina Dumag and Isabel Infante, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Aug. 30 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 31 at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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June Setsuko Ecsedy

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 9, 2013
June Setsuko Ecsedy, 71, of Wailuku, a former salesclerk at Macy’s in Kahului, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Patrick and Michael, brothers Glenn and Earl Matsui, sister Yoko Itamoto and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Yoshiko Sato

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

June 27, 2013
Yoshiko Sato, 93, of Honolulu, a retired accountant, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in South Hilo. Private services.

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Tomiko Handa

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

July 24, 2013
Tomiko Handa, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold Dairies accounts payable clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael K. and Brian T., daughter Sandra M. Char, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Herman M. Shiroma

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 7, 2013
Herman M. Shiroma, 95, of Kaneohe, a carpenter, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Pulehu, Maui. He is survived by wife Alice, son Clayton, daughter Carol Tabata, four brothers, three sisters and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Aug. 28 at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Kenneth Kalei Ho‘opai Jr.

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 4, 2013
Kenneth Kalei Ho‘opai Jr., also known as “Braddah K” and “Kalei,” 49, of Kahului died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by partner Jolene Rosaga; a son; daughters Krystal Cunningham and Cristalani Treu; father Kenneth K. Sr.; mother Violet “Luana”; brothers Nick, Steven, David, George and Bruce; sister Beatrice; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services at noon. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Bessie Min Shon

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 11, 2013
Bessie Min Shon, 93, of Pohai Nani Care Center, a Kona Hospital nurse anesthetist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son David and daughter Nadine. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Shari Lee Huihui

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 5, 2013
Shari Lee Huihui, 52, of Ewa Beach, an Oahu Transit Services bus driver, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Newport, R.I. She is survived by husband Hercules; daughters Christie Senio, Maile L. Taum-Hacker and Lashelle Eguires; father Walter Hacker; stepmother Fawn Hacker; brother Dean Hacker; sisters Carol Schmidt, Deborah Pascual, Walene Hacker and Diana Guerrero; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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William Wai Lum Tam Sing Jr.

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 11, 2013
William Wai Lum Tam Sing Jr., 73, of Honolulu, a retiree from the Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Shafter and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice, Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Darby; daughters Dawn Dunford, Michelle Tam Sing and Kimberly Piho; brothers Edwin and Theodore; sister Lorraine Lau; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Church, 1124 7th Ave. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Louis Kaulanaula Kamakaiwi

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

July 12, 2013
Louis Kaulanaula Kamakaiwi, 70, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kevin K., Daniel K. Sr., Ronald K. and Ralph K.; daughters Valerie K. Ontiveros and Kahea Hoff; 20 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Hawaii Okinawa Center, 94-587 Ukee St., Waipahu. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Yukiko Tsuyama

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 7, 2013
Yukiko Tsuyama, 94, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired Department of Education cafeteria manager at Kaumakani School, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Waimea Higashi Hongwanji. Services: 11 a.m.

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Blanche Ching Lau

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

July 27, 2013
Blanche Ching Lau, 91, of Honolulu, a grocery store owner, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard, sons Ronald and Donald, daughters Lorene Hoe and Janice Yamada, brothers Robert and Walter Ching, sister Mildred Lau, 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Maria Yabes Tumbaga

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 15, 2013
Maria Yabes Tumbaga, 101, of Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Oseas, Job and Samuel; daughters Carlina Vea and Romula T. Peake; hanai daughter Margaret Lacro; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday at Kekaha United Methodist Church. Services to follow. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery.

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Maria B. Lorenzo

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Maria B. Lorenzo, 78, of Waimea, Kauai, a Global Ag fieldworker, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Maura Sloan and Lucia Kaui, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 10 a.m. Lunch to follow at the Dela Cruz residence, 9964 Poke Road, Waimea. Casual attire.

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Walter Wu Chong Wong

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 18, 2013
Walter Wu Chong Wong, 101, of Honolulu, owner and founder of State Construction Co., died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Douglas K.J. and Hubert K.C.; daughters Andrea S.K. Lee and Linda S.Y.W. Stringer; brothers Stanley, Denis, James and Lawrence; sisters Catherine Chinn, Elizabeth Chen and Frances De Franceschi; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

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Faamamata Magalei

Posted On August 21st, 2013 -

Aug. 17, 2013
Faamamata Magalei, 83, of Kahuku, a retired Hawaii Reserves Inc. heavy equipment operator, died in Kahuku. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Alofagia; sons Talio F., Tagiilima F. and Sakalia K.; daughters Fulisia F. Maiwiriwiri and Agalelei F. Elkington; brother Muaimalae; sisters Saitauga Talo and Pepe Pilcher; and 20 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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