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Betty L. Pedro

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Feb. 12, 2016
Betty L. Pedro, 87, of Kailua, a retired child care provider, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John M. Jr., Timothy, James and Michael; daughters Gerrilynn Hodges, Toni Pedro and Bonnie Sobieranski; brother Reynold Rodrigues; 24 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. March 17 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Private burial.

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Steve Schibye

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March 6, 2016
Steve Schibye, 53, of Koloa, Kauai, a fifth-grade teacher at Eleele Elementary School, died. He was born in Newport Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Cheri “Curtis,” daughter Lauren, stepdaughter Katherine Aleman, stepson Jeff Price, mother Lise-Lotte R. and two grandchildren. Celebration of life and paddle-out: 9 a.m. March 12 at Waiohai Beach. Reception on beach to follow. Aloha or casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Richard Abang Sr.

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Feb. 8, 2016
Richard “Boy” Abang Sr., 73, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Darlene Sagon; sons Rudy Sagon and Richard Jr. and Rayno Abang; daughters Nanette Tierra, Janine Quisano, Faith Perez and Darilyn and Darla Abang; brother Marcelo; sister Maria A. Fletcher; 28 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 14 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. March 15 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Toshio Taba

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Feb. 9, 2016
Toshio Taba, 86, of Mililani, an entrepreneur and an Army Military Intelligence Service veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Beatrice; son Ernest Terukina; daughters Frances Durham, Janet Napaepae and Janice Morimoto; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 17 at First Assembly of God Church, Red Hill. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. March 18 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Ceferino Bagorio Bello

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Feb. 16, 2016
Ceferino Bagorio “Piring” Bello, 80, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sisters Mila Bello, Virginia Castaneda, Editha Domingo and Norma Basa. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. March 14 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Caroline Rose Donato Camarao

Posted On March 10th, 2016 -

Jan. 31, 2016
Caroline Rose Donato Camarao, 85, of Las Vegas died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George Jr. and Alan Sevellino; daughters Stella Marie Gaison, Gayle Taepan and Catherine Weisniewski; sisters Fanny Tuzon, Carrie McLaughlin and Nati Alfaro; 23 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 13 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Adele Johnette Daite

Posted On March 10th, 2016 -

Feb. 12, 2016
Adele Johnette Daite, 63, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survvied by husband Jeffry; sons Shonn, Duane and Brian; daughter Tiryn Kailiuli; brothers Alan D.V. Ching and Arnold C. Villanueva; sisters Virginia B. Calotis, Gwendolyn A. Silva, Patricia M. Tyner, Audrey Ann Asato and Arlene J. Schade; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 14 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Joseph Inui Gongob

Posted On March 10th, 2016 -

March 4, 2016
Joseph Inui “Joey” Gongob, 64, of Wahiawa, a retired federal civil service employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother Kenneth, sisters Vani Clarose and Rosie Morales, and caregivers Kimberly Sanchez and Tiffany Thomas. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Theodore Guerpo

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Feb. 29, 2016
Theodore Guerpo, also known as “Ted” and “Teddy,” 85, of Hilo, a retired welder and ironworker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Taeim “Kathy”; daughters Teresa Ells, Tania Delfin, Marcie Vicente, Taryn Mahuna and Mallory Kaipo; son Tyrone; sisters Julia Cuaresma and Crispina Quitoriano; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. March 13 at Hilo Women’s Club, 7 Lele St., Hilo. Casual attire.

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Karen Yoshie Kujubu

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Feb. 22, 2016
Karen Yoshie Kujubu, 51, of Hilo, a Longs Drugs clerk and cashier, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by mother Hiroko. Services: 3 p.m. March 12 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Teofilo Manaois

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Feb. 8, 2016
Teofilo “Mayor Teddy” Manaois, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by son Teofilo Jr.; daughters Shirley Burgess, Sandra Pasion, Cynthia Parangan and Marie Rathburn; brothers Daniel and Emeterio; sisters Cecilia Mariano and Loretta Estabillo; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 13 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. March 14 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Antonio Agbayani Matute

Posted On March 10th, 2016 -

Feb. 10, 2016
Antonio Agbayani Matute, 73, of Waipahu, a retired laborer for the Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. Precast Division, died in Waipahu. He was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marciana Q.; son Antonio; daughter Mary Anne; brothers Manuel, Charito, Leon and Dante; sisters Fulceda Robles, Jovita Ibon, Mediatrix Jaucian and Catalina “Judy” Bugarin; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 14 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 15 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Estelita Ebilane Mendoza

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Feb. 9, 2016
Estelita Ebilane Mendoza, 59, of Ewa Beach, a warehouse stocker for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Honolulu. She was born in Candelaria, Zambales, Philippines. She is survived by husband Jose C.; sons Michael, Del John and Jeffrey; mother Glorina Ebilane; brothers Ricardo, Diosdado and Jay Ebilane; sisters Canderlaria Estero, Edel Dudang, Nida Salon, Gina Polangco, Mary Ann Echon and Mily Bragil; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 13 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. March 14 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Daniel Wesley Chong

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Feb. 23, 2016
Daniel Wesley Chong, 72, of Honolulu, a Northwest Airlines ramp worker and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother John. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 14 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Gary Minori Sanada

Posted On March 9th, 2016 -

Feb. 12, 2016
Gary Minori Sanada, 78, of Honolulu, a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy S., sons Kevin Y. and Jason T., brothers Paul K. and Bruce Y. and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. March 13 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ethel Sun Dong Chun

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March 3, 2016
Ethel Sun Dong Chun, 96, of Aiea, a retired Sears sales associate, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Stephen K.H., six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. March 11 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Russell G. Simao

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Feb. 26, 2016
Russell G. Simao, 63, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a self-employed mechanic, died. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by companion Marjorie Levy; sons Russell Jr., Ross and Roy; daughters Rochelle Hernandez and Misty Simao; brothers Darrell, Mark, Matthew and Luke; sisters Glennis Pie and Leanne Correa; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 2 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10 a.m.

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George Kaluhi Dela Cerna

Posted On March 9th, 2016 -

Feb. 27, 2016
George Kaluhi Dela Cerna, 80, of Kahana Valley, a retired city supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kahana. He is survived by wife Lyvonne P.; sons George Jr., Gordon, Lee and Lehi; daughters Gwyn Bass, Gaylynn Munetake, Lyvonne Pina and Lydia-Annie Dela Cerna; sisters Laua’e Toon, Anne Domingues and Dolores Kau; brother Bill; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 15 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Long Rodger Spencer

Posted On March 9th, 2016 -

Feb. 26, 2016
Long Rodger Spencer, 54, of Hilo, a restaurant kitchen helper, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Saigon, Vietnam. He is survived by parents Edward S. and Linda; brothers Minh, Mark and Tom; and sister Christina. Private services.

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Lucy Faasuamanu

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Feb. 23, 2016
Lucy Faasuamanu, 36, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by companion Norman Taulealo; sons Tyler Alaga and Jaydasen and Ayden-Jace Taulealo; daughters Jaylen Sina FulisaaTaulealo, Taira Yazmine-Alaga and Tutoatasi Pouono-Faasuamanu Alaga; parents Mareta and Lofia; brothers Paulo, Tai, Dante and Lofia; and sister Mele. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 12 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaeloa Chapel, Kapolei. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Lettitia Ulanday Weaver

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Feb. 6, 2016
Lettitia Ulanday “Tish” Weaver, 73, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired Makai Properties office manager, died. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Lavonne Kanahele and Leilani Santos, son David Jr., sisters Loraine Stout and Christine McDaniel, brothers Bernaldo “Blu” Jr. and Mark Ulanday, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. March 20 at Poipu Beach Park, main pavilion. Services at noon.

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Betty Lou Faria

Posted On March 9th, 2016 -

Feb. 26, 2016
Betty Lou Faria, 86, of Honolulu, a retired medical transcriber at Kuakini Medical Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Dayton, Ohio. She is survived by son Richard L.; daughters Beverly Jean Candelario, Connie F. Eder and Sheryl Ann Parrish; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. March 14 at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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May Mitsuko Yamaguchi

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Feb. 15, 2016
May Mitsuko Yamaguchi, 81, of Lihue, a retired McDonald’s Corp. employee in Lihue, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sisters Harumi Nanbu and Ellen Okada. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Herbert Thomas Frias Sr.

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March 4, 2016
Herbert Thomas Frias Sr., 75, of Hilo, a retired Continental Mechanical plumber, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Annette O’Brien; sons Herbert Jr. and Antonio; daughters Linda Mercado, Jolene Gabbay, Melissa Kalauli and Sandy Kanaele; brother John; sisters Christine Phillips and Lana Frias; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. March 10 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Allen Kazuo Yamanoha

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Feb. 22, 2016
Allen Kazuo Yamanoha, 88, of Honolulu, a retired engineer for the U.S. Department of Defense and the state Department of General Services, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys S., daughters Denise L. Yamanoha and Audrey M.Y. Okaneku, brothers Harold and Ernest, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 16 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Joseph Inui Gongob

Posted On March 9th, 2016 -

March 4, 2016
Joseph Inui “Joey” Gongob, 64, of Wahi awa, a retired federal civil service employee and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother Kenneth, sisters Vani Clarose and Rosie Morales, and caregivers Kimberly Sanchez and Tiffany Thomas. Private services.

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Yoshiko Higa Hanashiro

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March 6, 2016
Yoshiko Higa Hanashiro, 88, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired licensed practical nurse for Hilo Medical Center and Kohala Hospital, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Launice Kim and Rae Hanashiro, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 11 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Renee Janice Konen

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Feb. 29, 2016
Renee Janice Konen, 57, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by son Mike “Isaiah” Limatoc, daughter Michellee Limatoc, mother Juanita “Rose” Respicio, brother Randy Respicio, sister Veronica Lata and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 11 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m.at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Siu Shee Lee

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Feb. 21, 2016
Siu Shee Lee, 97, of Honolulu, an Outrigger Canoe Club kitchen employee, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Lawrence and David L., three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. March 13 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Ian McDougall

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Jan. 31, 2016
Ian McDougall, 79, of Dallas, Ore., a retired division chief coordinator for the city Department of Land Utilization and a veteran of the Army Reserve and Army Corps of Engineers, died in Salem, Ore. He was born in Glendale, Calif. He is survived by wife Marilyn, son Craig, daughter Susanna and stepdaughters Tracy and Diane. No services.

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