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Dorothy Malendres Bargas

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 12, 2013
Dorothy Malendres Bargas, 86, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kona. No survivors. Private services.

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Siu Wah Wong

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 3, 2013
Siu Wah Wong, 60, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by husband Kwan Suen, son Jason, brothersJun Ao and Junkuang Chen, and sisters Xiaohong and Xiaoping Chen. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services at noon. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Paul M. Imaino

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 6, 2013
Paul M. Imaino, 88, of Hilo, a retired Internal Revenue Service revenue officer, owner of Paul Imaino Tax Service and an Army veteran who served in WorldWar II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Alice; son Wayne I.; daughtersAbigail “Binkie”and Joyce A. Imaino, and Janice S. Pon; brothersTadashi, George, Robert and RichardK.; sister Violet Mimaki; and eight grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Ty Tsugio Motobu

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 23, 2013
Ty Tsugio Motobu, 53, of Hilo, a former manager for Consolidated Theatres, Minit Stop and Kama‘aina Distribution, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wifeMichelle, daughtersTheresa Hay and Taya Motobu, mother Chiemi, and sistersChana and Mari. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services:5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Estrella A. Calventas

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 3, 2013
Estrella A. Calventas, 67, of Kilauea, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husbandAmancio; son Alexander; daughtersEstrelita Peralta, Adoracion and Erma Suniga, Andrea Laguatan, Esperanza Padre and Imelda Sawad; father Bernardo Aguda; sistersEncarnacion Agreda, Garcia Cascayan and Veronica Rabiniol; 19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Sylvester’s Church, Kilauea. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Catherine’s Church Cemetery, Kealia.

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Margaret Kam Lan Chock Yamashiro

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 30, 2013
Margaret Kam Lan Chock Yamashiro, 92, of Wailuku, a Maui Pineapple Co. retiree, died at home. She was born in Kailua, Maui. She is survived by sons Russell and Wayne; daughtersVeronica Wong, Yvonne Ching and Gwen Chun; sistersHenrietta Franco and Alma Malo; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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GaryDean Kaleoho‘olaokalani Kahunanui

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 4, 2013
GaryDean Kaleoho‘olaokalani Kahunanui, 33, of Lahaina, a stock clerk at the Safeway in Lahaina, died in Lahaina. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by father Gary L.P.; mother Doradeen M. Kanuha; stepfathers Earl Kakalia, Curtis Kaiwi and Cornelio Bancaco; brothersIsaac Bancaco, Nainoa Kakalia and Keola Kahunanui; and sisters Denise Alavazo, Kalikolehua Storer, Doranela Kahunanui, Kawailehua Opunui, Donelle Sakuma and Kalewalani Bancaco. Visitation: 1 p.m. May 31 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Gaile Anne Ermitano Prugh

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 13, 2013
Gaile Anne Ermitano Prugh, 60, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughterHaunani Ermitano; brothersKeith and Glennon Ermitano; and sistersClaudia Pine, Jo-Nell Palacio, Pamela Kahakua and Sharon Fontes. Memorial gathering at a later date.

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Rosemary T. Chun

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 13, 2013
Rosemary T. Chun, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by sons Mark, Mitchell and Norman; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. May 26 at Community Church of Honolulu. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Jan Marie Young

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 14, 2013
Jan Marie Young, 67, ofKailua, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Boise, Idaho. She is survived by sons Justin and Ben, and sisters Ruth and Camille. Private services.

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Willie Kapahikaua Kalei III

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 21, 2013
Willie Kapahikaua Kalei III, 57, of Hilo, a Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center community builder facilitator, Hilo Family Guidance Center case manager and Ka‘u MacNut Farms irrigation manager, died. He also was an Army veteran with the 82nd Airborne Division. He was born in Fort Dix, N.J. He is survived by wifeDonnalyn N.; sons Trace K. Kalei, and William K. and Edward M. Johns; daughters Hope N. and Heather N. Kalei, and Jacqueline K. Johns; mother Bernadette “Lani” Chase; brother Samuel; and sisters Katherina Mendenhall, MaryFrancis and Iwalani Kalei, and Barbara Jean Nesbitt. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Holy ApostlesEpiscopal Church, 1407 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Celebration of life:6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass:11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. June 2 at Kamehameha Canoe Club, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Herodia Simon Ramos

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 7, 2013
Herodia Simon Ramos, 88, of Honolulu, a Scott Hawaii production line employee, died in Waipahu. He was born in Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by son Teodorico S., seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert O. Dame

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 14, 2013
RobertO. Dame, 92, of Kailua, a retired electrical engineer, died. He was born in Garden City, N.Y. He is survived by wifeJacklyn; son Bart; daughtersWendy, Peggy, Lauren, Libby and Alison; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert E. Kearns

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 9, 2013
Robert E. Kearns, 92, of Chino, Calif., an Army retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in North Carolina. He is survived by wife Penny, son Sang Been Kim and two grandchildren. Services at a later date. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ana Lisa Buduan Rapanut

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 26, 2013
Ana Lisa Buduan Rapanut, 42, ofKihei, Maui, a Whaler’s General Store cashier, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Edgar; brothersErnesto, William, Narciso and Reynaldo; and sistersMarilyn Domingo, Imelda Fabian andJulie Buduan. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial:10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Esperanza Pascua Domingo

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 15, 2013
Esperanza Pascua Domingo, 92, ofHonolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Carmelo Sr. and Philip, daughtersFemme Domingo and Daisy Dudas, eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:11:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Howard T. King

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 3, 2013
Howard T. King, 82, of Waianae, an artist and retired Kapaa High School teacher, died in Waianae. He was born in Hutchinson, Kan. He is survived by sons Juan and Paul; daughters Ann and Sharon King, and Laura Furukawa; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Matthew Keonaona Ryan

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 5, 2013
Matthew Keonaona Ryan, 73, ofKailua, a retired state Department of Agriculture meat inspector, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeMona N. Stern-Ryan; son Matthew “Keo” Jr.; daughters Laulani Sesma, Rhonda Roldan, Tricia-Lynn Yamashita and Starr Martinez; sisters Patricia L. Doerfler and Sheila L. Loughran; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at 41-420 Saddle City Road, Waimanalo. Celebration of life: 2:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Felicita R. Gaston

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 30, 2013
Felicita R. Gaston, also known as “Madeline” and “Angie,” 85, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Arnold and Kenneth; daughters Suzanne Tomlinson, Mildred Melanson, Jane Keohuloa, Shirley Gaston and Marie Torkelson; sisters Jane Mack, Patricia Yamamoto, Mary Ann Dela Cruz, Dolores Keohuloa and Sally Dela Cruz; 23 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Rosary:7 p.m. Friday at Kenneth and Jonette Gaston’s residence in Pahala, followed by an all-night vigil. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Donna Patricia Kochi

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 7, 2013
Donna Patricia Kochi, 51, of Honolulu, owner of Edsung Foodservice, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kevin; daughtersKira, Kaydi and Karis; motherBetty Choi; brother Mike Choi; and sister Diana Astromoff. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at DiamondHead Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Inurnment at a later date.

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Robert Stae

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 24, 2013
Robert Stae, 62, of Honolulu, a security guard, died in Kaiser MedicalCenter. He was born in Weno, Chuuk. He is survived by wife Lia Mark; daughters Jayleen and Lian D.; and brothersDepich, Ifraim, Stokichy and Dias. Services:2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary.

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Robert Masaru Goto

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 16, 2013
Robert Masaru Goto, 79, of Honolulu, a retired federal air traffic controller, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lance M. and Blake K., brother Daniel, sister Evelyn Hiraki and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Leonard A. Kupo Jr.

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

Feb. 15, 2013
Leonard A. “Butch” Kupo Jr., 70, ofGlendale, Ariz., an Army veteran, died in Glendale. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wifeKaren; daughterV. Leilani; brothers Brother Richard and Leigh; and sisters Lani Joy Valko, Marie Biga and Elizabeth Pao. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Veronica Gusman Texeira

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 5, 2013
Veronica “Ronnie” Gusman Texeira, 55, of Kahului, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Jerome and Dustin Texeira, and Alex Lima; brother John Gusman Jr.; sister Patricia Weber; and companion Adelso Lima. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Luncheon to follow at the family’s residence. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Yaeko Hasegawa

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 5, 2013
Yaeko Hasegawa, 97, of Kahului, a janitorial-services worker at Kahului Elementary School, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard and Allan, daughter Arlene Koike, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Pyung Chul Kim

Posted On May 18th, 2013 -

April 9, 2013
Pyung Chul Kim, 93, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Fresh fruit division superintendent, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Kehena, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Suon Ouk, sons Wayne and Gordon, sister Mary Shin and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Patrick Tolentino Sr.

Posted On May 18th, 2013 -

May 5, 2013
Patrick Tolentino Sr., 72, of Kapolei, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons Patrick Jr. and Paul S.; daughter Patricia B.A. Addison; brothers Wendell, Felino Jr. and Steven; sisters Doris Maielua, Jeanie Bustamante, Berna Tolentino and Melody Bustos; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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William Cambra Jr.

Posted On May 18th, 2013 -

April 25, 2013
William Cambra Jr., 75, of Pearl City, a dairy milker, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yolanda; son William DeCambra III; daughters Felicia Waialae and Sharon DeCambra; brothers Stanley, Robert, Michael and Ralph DeCambra; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon May 25 at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 87-227 St. John’s Road, Waianae.

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Marilee Kleckner

Posted On May 18th, 2013 -

May 11, 2013
Marilee Kleckner, 69, of Lihue, a vice president and board director for the Sun Village Condo Association, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by husband Frank; sons Rick, Bobby and Danny Reding, Todd and Patrick Kleckner, and Frank Wilson; daughters Teresa Reding and Erin Kleckner Gurskey; brother Lyle Green; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Monday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

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Esther Ken En Yee

Posted On May 18th, 2013 -

May 6, 2013
Esther Ken En Yee, 106, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Winfred T.F. and Duane S.T., five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Honolulu. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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