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Susan Sylva Kauanui

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 2, 2015
Susan Sylva Kauanui, 86, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James and Roland, daughter Sue Ann, brothers Clarence and Lester Sylva, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charmaine Elizabeth May Sera

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 29, 2014
Charmaine Elizabeth May Sera, 86, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roland “Fat” and James “Skip” Hardy, Frank and Kevin Sera, and Robert “Bobby” Bell; daughters Charmaine “Hauoli” Hardy, Waltraud “Wally” Leslie, Adrienne “Nani” Lee, Drue-Ann Sherry, and Anuhea and Kathleen “Katsu” Sera; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mass to follow. Aloha or casual attire.

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William Charles Kirn

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

April 20, 2014
William Charles “Will” Kirn, 77, of Napoopoo, Hawaii, owner and concrete contractor of Will Kirn Concrete, a wood sculptor and artisan of Primitive Man Artistry and a veteran of the Army Special Services Ski Patrol and Lifeguard Unit, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hannah; sons Buddy, Damian and Charan; daughters Christine Kirn-Shumate, and Erika and Tara Kirn; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private celebration of life. Call 238-0671 for information. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 430, Captain Cook, HI 96704.

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Mitzi Mitsue Tani

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

Jan. 12, 2015
Mitzi Mitsue Tani, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Dek Electro clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Nelson H.; daughter Fay N. Nishimoto; brothers David and Ernest Shima; sisters Nora Shimabukuro, Agnes Butler, Flora Higa and Stella Tanaka; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Julio Batog Legaspi

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 1, 2015
Julio Batog Legaspi, 69, of Waipahu, a retired Hale Koa Hotel steward, died in Waipahu. He was born in Imus, Cavite, Philippines. He is survived by brothers Angel and Bernardo. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Program: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Sueo Uehara

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Sueo Uehara, 82, of Manoa, a retired teacher for Aliamanu and Dole intermediate schools, died at home. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ruby T., son Garret K., daughters Germaine H. and Jill K., brother Masaichi and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Freddie Makinano

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 11, 2015
Freddie Makinano, 66, of Ewa Beach, a retired Oahu Transit Service driver and an Army Reserve retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Freddie and Peter; daughters Flo Makinano and Ruth Kim; brother Herbert; sisters Ethel Jackson, Angie Makinano and Malia Cadiente; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Diane Nishimura Wong

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Diane Nishimura Wong, 59, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Steve K., sons David Y. Gomez and Ryan J. Shewmake, daughter Lindsay E. Leeworthy and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Maureen Mallon

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 17, 2015
Maureen “Moe” Mallon, 55, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in New York. She is survived by father John J.; sisters Margaret McElroy, Kathy Hassen-Stack and Jeannie Lyons; and brother John P. Services in New York.

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John Yuen Sr.

Posted On February 21st, 2015 -

Jan. 29, 2015
John “Sonny” Yuen Sr., 87, of Molokai, retired owner of Kualapuu Market Ltd. and a Navy veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by sons John Jr., Guy, Toby, Leslie and Wendell; sister Jane Chang; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 28 at Grace Episcopal Church, Hoolehua, Molokai. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yasu Kobashigawa

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 11, 2015
Yasu Kobashigawa, 101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born on Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by sons Izumi and Satoshi, daughters Keiko Ura and Toshiko Sakamoto, 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dennis Yukito Tosaki

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 12, 2015
Dennis Yukito Tosaki, 92, of Honolulu, a National Cash Register Co. retiree, died. He was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. He is survived by sister Betty Burns. Private services.

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Donna Komiya

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Sept. 2, 2012
Donna Komiya, 75, of Honolulu died in Avalon Care Center. She is survived by son Eldred Y. Tahara. No services.

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Charles Sakai Toyozaki

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Dec. 21, 2014
Charles Sakai Toyozaki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired city bus mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Reiko Yoshioka; sons Kenneth, Daryl, Dennis and Shawn; daughters Candace Yap, Bonnie Toyozaki, Angie Tom and Tina Yamane; sister Peggy Yoshioka; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Bok Sil Kwon

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 12, 2015
Bok Sil Kwon, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Korea. She is survived by son Sun Kil; daughters Maria Hwang and Sun Sook and Sun Hyang Kwon; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Manoa. Services: 11 a.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Susana A. Ulep

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Jan. 18, 2015
Susana A. Ulep, 90, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Rodrigo A., three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Eulogy: 6:30 p.m. Services: 7 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Victor Wui Tin Lee

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Victor Wui Tin Lee, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Community College instructor, an Automotive Service Excellence-certified mechanic and former owner of Vic’s Auto Shop, died in Kahala Nui. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Karen Kamahele, Brenda Lee-Ha, Charlotte Teraoka and Bernadette Todd; sisters Frances Au and Ethel Goodman; brother Robert; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Edward Tamio Yamashita

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Jan. 28, 2015
Edward Tamio Yamashita, 83, of Honolulu, a retired route man for Hawaiian Isles Vending Co., died in Islands Hospice Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet Y., son Mark Y., stepmother Kameko, brother Richard, sisters Helen Kawashima and Ethyl Tanonaka, stepbrother Jerry Sakoda and stepsister Paulette Miyakawa. Private services.

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Alice T. Ling

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 6, 2015
Alice T. Ling, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughter Anna Millan, sons Dennis T. and Paul, brother Alvin Eguchi, sisters Doris Aito and Betty Cooper, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kimo Pono Manley II

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 5, 2015
Kimo Pono Manley II, 28, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. He is survived by wife Brittany, parents Kimo and Catherine, brother Andrew and sister Cassandra Kahele. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Mitsuko Akiyama

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Jan. 27, 2015
Mitsuko Akiyama, 92, of Wahiawa, a retired Cornet Stores employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Eric and Craig, daughters Laurie Tam and Helen Rogers, brother Takeo Okumura, sister Elsie Okumura and a grandchild. Private services.

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Hashim Marwan

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Nov. 24, 2014
Hashim Marwan, 62, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. No known survivors. No services.

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Vernon Leslie Arhelger

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 7, 2015
Vernon Leslie Arhelger, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired Air Force fighter interceptor pilot, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Fredericksburg, Texas. He is survived by sons Leslie C.R., Henry C., William H. and John M.; daughter Dora E. Bascetta; brother Lester; sisters Marlene Childers, Dorothy Lucas and Louise Brown; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Bridget Althea Moe

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 11, 2015
Bridget Althea “Nani” Moe, 88, of Houston died in Houston. She was born in Calcutta, India. She is survived by sons Patrick and Peter; daughters Ramona Reynolds, Vailima Watson and Dawn Partsch; 26 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 1st Ward. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery.

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Gary Dean Beck

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 8, 2015
Dr. Gary Dean Beck, 72, of Honolulu, a retiree from the state Department of Health, died. He was born in DuBois, Pa. He is survived by son Luther, daughter Lori Mitchell and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1404 University Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences may be sent to lutherbeck@gmail.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Peter A. Paris

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Jan. 25, 2015
Peter A. Paris, 50, of Waianae died in Ewa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Preston “Kanoe” Amaral, daughters Shyla “Keala” and Shalei “Emma” Paris-Souza, parents Peter and Charlotte, sisters Bernie Kamana and Brenda Evaimalo, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Youk Tchong Ching

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Jan. 17, 2015
Youk Tchong “Doris” Ching, 76, of Pearl City, a self-employed seamstress, child care provider and former Diner’s Drive-In cook, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Papeete, Tahiti. She is survived by husband Melvin S.K.; daughters Leila Kagawa and Leslie Ching; sisters Helene Blevins, Suzanne Chanteau, Mylene Chalons and Eliane Koan; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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Virginia Berdan Randolph

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 16, 2015
Virginia Berdan “Ginny” Randolph, 85, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by daughters Sarah T.F. “Sal” and Anne P.F. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday at the residence of Jason Gruver, 3060 Holei St., Honolulu. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Honolulu Museum of Art. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Kenneth Henley Dillingham

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Jan. 31, 2015
Kenneth Henley Dillingham, 75, of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, formerly of Hawaii, a cattle rancher, acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, and minister, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lina; sons Kenneth Dillingham Jr. and Anthony Jones; daughters Serena Smith, Karen Coulter and Jessica Dillingham; brother Theodore; sister Catherine Carlson; and five grandchildren. Services at a later date. Condolences and memorial inquiries may be sent to alohakennydillingham@yahoo.com.

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Janet Masako Sato

Posted On February 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 11, 2015
Janet Masako Sato, 80, of Honolulu, a retired executive secretary for the Fireman’s Fund San Francisco Reinsurance Subsidiary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kent M. and Keith T., daughter Kay Y. Kitazumi, sisters Evelyn S. Masuoka and Peggy H. Kwok, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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