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Joanne Mitsue Kaaea

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Oct. 21, 2015
Joanne Mitsue Kaaea, 65, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired state Family Court administrator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Andrew, son Garth, daughter Erin, brother Neal Sakamoto, sister Lillian Saplad and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Sin Yung Young

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Oct. 7, 2015
Sin Yung Young, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Albert G.I. and Alfred G.H., daughters Lola S.K. Fu and Karen S.K. Wood, and nine grandchildren. Private services.

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Claudia Jean Keanaaina

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Oct. 23, 2015
Claudia Jean Keanaaina, 89, of Kailua-Kona, a retired bookkeeper, died at home. She was born in Black Creek, N.Y. She is survived by sons Clay and Clark Brand; stepsons Sam, Glen, Jack and Clyde; stepdaughters Sweetheart Keanaaina, Carol Ann Kala, Sandra Matsumoto-Keanaaina and Tammy Jones; two grandchildren; and numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kailua-Kona, outside pavilion. Casual attire.

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Henry Paka Leong

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Oct. 25, 2015
Henry Paka Leong, 78, of Hilo, a retired Isemoto Contracting Co. mason, Hawaii Community College apprentice teacher, taro farmer and Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Patricia, sons Paul and Alan, brothers Shepherd Lainaholo and Robert Leong, sister Lily Pa, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Joyce Asako Lum

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Oct. 25, 2015
Joyce Asako Lum, 79, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dean and Curtis, daughters Debbie Usui and Kris Horiuchi, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Rowena Kuuleilehua Manoa

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Oct. 12, 2015
Rowena Kuuleilehua “Auntie Wena” Manoa, 67, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Kanealii, brother Rudolph “Kalanimoku” Espinda, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at the family residence, 507-C Kawailoa Road, Lanikai. Parking available at Lanikai Elementary School. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Yaeko Okubo Matsumoto

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Sept. 24, 2015
Yaeko Okubo Matsumoto, 86, of Mililani, a retired waitress at Miyako Restaurant in the Kaimana Beach Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Yamanashi, Japan. She is survived by son Ken Ikehara, daughters Jean Hirsch and Terry Nakamura, brothers Hisaki and Mochan Okubo, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Samuel Robert Hiu Moku

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Oct. 2, 2015
Samuel Robert Hiu “Robby” Moku, 59, of Hawi, Hawaii, formerly of Kalihi, a licensed carpenter and Hilton Hawaiian Village maintenance department employee, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Brandi, mother Vivian M.V. and brother Butchie. Celebration of life: noon Sunday at Keokoa Beach Park, large pavilion.

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Harry Tsuneo Murata

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Sept. 14, 2015
Harry Tsuneo Murata, 89, of Pearl City, a retired Dole Cannery mechanic, died in Pearl City. He was born in Waipio. He is survived by wife Jane Y. and sister Ayame Goshi. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jane Shitomi Murayama

Posted On November 3rd, 2015 -

Oct. 16, 2015
Jane Shitomi Murayama, 78, of Honolulu, an automotive parts distributor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Irene and Tammy, and brothers Steven, Miles and Richard Horiuchi. Private services.

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Tamotsu Kawamoto

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 17, 2015
Tamotsu Kawamoto, 80, of Pearl City, a retired driver/salesman for Frito-Lay Co. and an Army veteran, died in Foster Care Home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Karen, sons Mike and Kirk, brother Robert, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Kathryn Ling Yonan

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 28, 2015
Alan Malek Yonan, 86, and Kathryn Ling Yonan, 85, of Honolulu died at home. He was a University of Hawaii college professor and an Army veteran, and she was a Department of Education schoolteacher in Hawaii. He was born in Detroit. She was born in Akron, Ohio. They are survived by sons Alan M. Jr. and Peter M., daughters Ann Yonan Yob and Laurie Yonan Asahara, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Donald Lee Keomalu

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 12, 2015
Donald Lee Keomalu, 54, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by partner Francine Fernandez; sons Henry, Brandon and Justin; daughter Kristi; father Henry K. Jr.; mother Judith; brothers Daniel and Richard; sisters Doreen Keomalu, Denise K. Yamada, Wanetta Vierra and Shirley Kinoshita; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waianae LDS church stake center. Services to follow. Aloha attire.

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Perlita Diza Manginsay

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 3, 2015
Perlita Diza “Pearlie” Manginsay, 53, of Ewa Beach, a retail store owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Simeon L. III, daughter Angelina L.D., mother Sabina B. Diza, brothers Marcelo and Roderick Diza, and sisters Rosalinda Queppet, Maribelle Panno, Eleanor Grande and Jovelyn Castillo. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Ewa Beach. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Refreshments to follow.

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Florencio Amigable Barroga

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Sept. 27, 2015
Florencio Amigable “Floring” Barroga, 78, of Honolulu, a Flobel’s Construction owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Isabel D.; sons Ruben and Edwin; stepsons Melvin and Ben Quines; daughters Shirley Guillermo and Estrelita and Estrella Barroga; mother of children Veronica; brother Lucio; sister Gertuliana Bantolina; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Gail Kiyomi Miyashita

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 1, 2015
Gail Kiyomi Miyashita, 58, of Waipahu, a Pohakea Elementary School teacher, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Nancy N. and sister Mae Sunahara. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m.

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Franklin D. Camello

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Sept. 4, 2015
Franklin D. “Frank” Camello, 72, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Darren and Bryan, daughter Kelli-Ann Ching, mother Helen, brothers Roy and Steven “Sonny,” sister Camille “Milli” Kealoha and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jitsuo Morita

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 3, 2015
Jitsuo “Jay” Morita, 94, of Honolulu, a retired president of Panasonic of Hawaii, died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Gladys A., daughters Gaylene R. Kikuchi and Lori A. Morita, brother Morio, sister Misao Oda and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Joyce Ray Saku Charlton

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 14, 2015
Joyce Ray Saku Charlton, 55, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by partner Wayne Rodrigues, father Ray and stepmother Patricia. Private services.

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Kenneth M. Olanolan

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Sept. 5, 2015
Kenneth M. Olanolan, 67, of Lihue, Kauai, formerly of Ewa Beach, self-employed by Pale Horse Corp. and an Army veteran, died on Kauai. He was born in Haena, Kauai. He is survived by wife Sharon; daughters Tiffany Perriera and Shawnlynn Uriah-Kennedy; brothers Michael, Wendell, Wesley, Gregg and Nathan Olanolan, Dexter Chung, Ronald Sojot and Nick; sisters Vivian Olanolan, Sheila Desilva, Debbie Manuel and Kathy Chung; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-mauka, chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/ aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leona Chew Lin Kong Chock

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 28, 2015
Leona Chew Lin Kong Chock, 73, of Honolulu, a teacher, office assistant and small-business entrepreneur, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Owen, sons Colin and Aaron, daughter Alison Wai, brother Richard Kong, sisters Kathleen Wong and Gayln Akaka, and four grandchildren. Services pending. Condolences: diamond headmortuary.net.

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Dwight Yoshitake Oshiro

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Sept. 29, 2015
Dwight Yoshitake Oshiro, 54, of Honolulu, a boiler supervisor at Hawaiian Electric Co., died in Islands Hospice Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tammy M., stepson Chase K. Uyema, stepdaughter Nicolle A. Uyema, brother Clifton Y. and sister Lynn M. Nakasone. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Dominador Somangpong Custado

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Sept. 19, 2015
Dominador Somangpong “Domi” Custado, 71, of Honolulu, a retired construction and maintenance worker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilongos Leyte, Philippines. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Edward Darrell Paulos

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 10, 2015
Edward Darrell Paulos, 57, of Hilo, an A&B Hardware employee, sole proprietor of Ed’s Hauling and Rental, and truck driver for various companies, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Lena Simeona, son Edward D. Paulos Jr. and sisters Sharon Aoki and Doreen Kaneko. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Randall Yoshito Doi

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Sept. 23, 2015
Randall Yoshito Doi, 62, of Honolulu, a Longs Drugs department manager, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandra T., daughters Sara T. and Sabrina K., and sister Jeri Ann Kakuno. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Rose Perry

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 20, 2015
Rose Perry, 92, of Hilo, a retired seamstress for the former E.N. Holmes Store in Hilo, died in Pohai Malama Hospice Facility. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Leslie and Peter, daughter Paulette Poulin, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park, Kaiei Homestead Road, Papaikou, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Honorio Domingo

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 28, 2015
Honorio “Don” Domingo, 82, of Honolulu, an owner of Commercial Packaging and Associates, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara, son Michael and daughter Abigail Kozik. No services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Terry A. Scott

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 24, 2015
Terry A. Scott, 59, of Kailua, a taxi driver, died in Kailua. He was born in Washington. He is survived by wife Diane E., son Willson, daughter Carissa and sister Mary Straub. Services pending. Donations suggested to Salvation Army.

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Kristine Mariko Leianuenue Ellis-Fujimoto

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 27, 2015
Kristine Mariko Leianuenue Ellis-Fujimoto, 46, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul Fujimoto, daughter Asia, mother Blanche Legsay, sister Heather E. Hassel, grandparent Edna Ellis and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Chiyoko Takahashi

Posted On November 2nd, 2015 -

Oct. 10, 2015
Chiyoko Takahashi, 95, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. She was born in Kalaoa Mauka, Hawaii. She is survived by son George; daughters Taeko J. Takahashi, Gladys Umemoto and Ellen Tanoura; brothers Kenneth, Takaichi and Yoshio Mihara; sisters Eiko Kishii, Sumie Yoshida and Tsuneno Suenishi; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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