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Earl Stephen Santos Sr.

Posted On September 22nd, 2015 -

Aug. 26, 2015
Earl Stephen Santos Sr., 76, of Las Vegas, a carpenter, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Geraldine; sons Earl Jr., Dwayne K. and Lyle J.; brother Albert; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Albert Kazuo Tabe

Posted On September 22nd, 2015 -

Aug. 6, 2015
Albert Kazuo “Al” Tabe, 84, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by companion Agnes Suwa. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Faitala Togia Sr.

Posted On September 22nd, 2015 -

Aug. 24, 2015
Faitala Togia Sr., also known as “Tala” and “Kala”, 73, of Honolulu, a driver for the state of Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aoa, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Solole; son Faitala Jr.; daughters Fa’aoi Tauanu’u and Saipeti Togia; brothers Elekana and Fuasauali; sisters Punalu’u Augafa, Fa’aoi Asuega, Maua Muagututia and Suati Motu; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Joy K. Ihori

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 6, 2015
Joy K. Ihori, 55, of Pearl City, a paralegal for Kessner, Umebayashi, Bain and Matsunaga Law Corp., died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Milton, stepson Aaron, stepdaughter Caryn Amii, brother Keith Nakano and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Reiko Yoshimoto

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 12, 2015
Reiko Yoshimoto, 83, of Aiea, a retired Outrigger Hotels housekeeper, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Sendai, Japan. She is survived by sons Ryuichi Nemoto and Wayne Yoshimoto, brother Makoto Nemoto, sister Kimiyo Nemoto and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Wayne Kaluawaipakui Kanei

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 2, 2015
Wayne Kaluawaipakui Kanei, 65, of Kailua, a cook, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Louise U. Morales and Lucy M. Hironaka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Puukamalii, family plot. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lois Helen Zimmermann

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 12, 2015
Lois Helen Zimmermann, 90, of Hilo, a medical bookkeeper for several doctor’s offices, died in Hilo Hospice-Pohai Malama. She was born in Endicott, N.Y. She is survived by sons Lawrence “Larry,” Charles “Chuck” and Alfred “Butch” J. II; daughters Linda S. Kepaa, Lucy Puniwai and Catherine “Cat” Gourd; hanai daughter Gale Puniwai; sister Marjorie Stevens; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo.

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Mary Kehaulani Kaupu

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 7, 2015
Mary “Fat” Kehaulani Kaupu, 56, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a Konawaena Elementary School custodian and a waitress at the Regency at Hualalai, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Lorrielynn Kawaauhau; mother Marymae; brothers Larry Jr., McKinley and Rudolph; sisters Stephanie Kaupu-Ceaser, Cheryl and Leslie Kaneholani, Eleanor Kaupu-Fontes and Brianne Kaupu; hanai sons Ikaika Pelekane and Buddy Kawaauhau III; and hanai daughters Ayesha, Keiha, Jalisha and Katisha Kihe-Pelekane. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kona Stake Center, 75-230 Kalani St., Kailua-Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire.

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Stewart Kekaulike Amina

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 14, 2015
Stewart Kekaulike Amina, 64, of Honolulu, a City Mill employee in the hardware department and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Christine Romeo; brothers Fredrick, Edward, Thomas and James; sisters Jacklyn Rapoza, Lillian Bargamento, Margaret Fukuhara, Melva Chung-Hoon, Ellen Mae Naeole, Michelle Riley and Wilma Villanueva; and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Katherine Murota

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 25, 2015
Katherine “Kathy” Murota, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Safeway salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Myrna M. Nakasato. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary cemetery. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Angeline T. Andrade

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 29, 2015
Angeline T. Andrade, 73, of Hilo, formerly of Pahala, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Clement, Heath, Jerod and Veedal; daughters Laurie Andrade and Wendy Fausset; brother John Costa; sisters Shirley Henderson, Ethel Yamamoto, Rose Marie DePontes and Joanne David; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred Tatsume Watanabe Nakamura

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

July 11, 2015
Mildred Tatsume Watanabe Nakamura, 87, of Pearl City, a retired Department of Education schoolteacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jeri Sawa and Joni Au Young, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Alan Dickinson Berry

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 12, 2015
Alan Dickinson Berry, 79, of Honolulu died. He was born in Hartford, Conn. He is survived by brother Richard. Private services.

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Sonja Gerda Irene Okano

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 22, 2015
Sonja Gerda Irene Okano, 86, of Yelm, Wash., formerly of Hilo, a retired employee of Keep Hawaii Beautiful who helped start a litter control program in Hilo, died at home. She also was involved in the Adopt a Highway program. She was born in Stockholm. She is survived by sons Paul Phillips and Allen Okano, daughter Nancy Gross, sister Sylvia Zuehls, eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church, 595 Kapiolani St. Burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Homelani Memorial Park.

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Lorraine Bernadette Brown

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 9, 2015
Lorraine Bernadette Brown, 85, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Guy D. and Abel T., daughter Cynthia K. Abilay, four grandchildren, a hanai grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Burial and luncheon to follow.

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Teodorica Panzo

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 6, 2015
Teodorica “Doris” Panzo, 88, of Ewa Beach, a retired Liberty House salesclerk, died in Kahului. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David and Anthony Cole, and Ronald and Michael Panzo; daughters Cyrila Pycha and Marilyn Mohler; sisters Connie Kaopuiki, Mary Rogers and Mina Davis; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Leanora Costorio

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 4, 2015
Leanora Costorio, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Chaney Brooks file clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in North Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Reuben, daughter Cindy, brother Richard, sisters Lorraine Akhay and Esther Criste, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church in Salt Lake. Services: 10:30 a.m. Lunch served after services. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at St. Anthony Church in Papaaloa, Hawaii. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Ookala Cemetery. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice.

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Elizabeth Marie Proctor

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 11, 2015
Elizabeth Marie Proctor, 91, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn, four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Sheryl Leigh Ann Daguio

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 11, 2015
Sheryl Leigh Ann Daguio, 49, of Aiea, a police officer with the Honolulu Police Department, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Rosemarie F. and sisters Karyn Daguio and Naomi Amuro. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha and Disney attire. No flowers.

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Prudencio Obena Salmo

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 16, 2015
Prudencio Obena Salmo, 72, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired employee at Kau Agribusiness Co. and Punaluu Bakery, died at home. He was born in Sisim, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Caesaria; son Russell; daughters Pamela, Marlene and Cindy; stepmother Patricia; brother Dennis; sisters Beverly Barba and Rowena Johnson; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Robert Gorion Dimalanta

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

July 15, 2015
Robert Gorion Dimalanta, 56, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ian Iopakamakame O Kalani Sanford; brothers Jaime and Jerry Sacdalan, Floyd Dimalanta and Roger Dimalanta; sisters Lorena “Rena” Ramos, Georgette “Georgie” Espinueva and Jozanne “Jozie” Yokoyama; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Norio Sasaki

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 8, 2015
Norio Sasaki, 89, of Honolulu, a retired chaplain for ‘Iolani School and an Army veteran, died in the Plaza at Moanalua. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Florence N.; sons James N., Paul A. and John S.; daughter Judith M. Sasaki; sisters Nobue Asaeda and Doris Sasaki; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Bertha Elliott Dunson

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 26, 2015
Bertha Elliott Dunson, 97, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in New Orleans. She is survived by son Paris Sr., daughter Walterbea Jackson, two grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tsurue Shinagawa

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 8, 2015
Tsurue “Nancy” Shinagawa, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Maka- weli, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Yumiko Sumiye, Linda Alexander and Shirley Shina- gawa; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. No services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Seiyei Gibo

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 15, 2015
Seiyei Gibo, 88, of Mililani, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife June T., daughters Lisa Joe and Joy Gibo, brother George and sister Helen Miyasato. Private services.

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Kimiyo Shishido

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 29, 2015
Kimiyo Shishido, 91, of Hono- lulu, a retired Automotive Services office clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in South Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son George, daughter Sue S. Saffery, brother Goro Endo, sister Kiyoko West and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Luz Gilas Greenwood

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 27, 2015
Luz Gilas “Lucy” Greenwood, 70, of Waipahu, a retired ALSCO employee, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Manila. She is survived by daughters Hannah Lopez, Joann Erice and Jill Cajimat; brother Vertucio Gracela; sister Lulinda Soque; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Rose Kuulei Keonaona Pualoke Tamamoto

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 15, 2015
Rose Kuulei Keonaona Pualoke Tamamoto, 73, of Hilo, a personal caregiver, died in Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William and Raymond Mathewson, and Jason Tamamoto; daughters Yvonne Mathewson and Verna Iliwaalani; brother Stanley Garcia; 18 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Shunichi Hatada

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Aug. 31, 2015
Shunichi Hatada, 95, of Hilo, retired president of Hatada Bakery and Robert’s Bakery as well as an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Infantry Regiment, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Wesley and Maurice, daughter Frances Sadayasu, brothers Kengo and George, sister Betty Hirota, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Madrid Uso Jr.

Posted On September 21st, 2015 -

Sept. 4, 2015
Madrid Uso Jr., 68, of Kailua-Kona, a dentist and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Mexico City. He is survived by wife Jenny, son Madrid III, daughter Marseille Okoneski, brother Lon, sisters Francia Miller and Grecia Hill, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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