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Remedios C. Hartmann

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Remedios C. Hartmann, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Keith, brother Camilo Cabalan and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Red Cross.

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Sally Christine Whitney

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 23, 2013
Sally Christine Whitney, 58, of Kapoho, Hawaii, owner of Hale o Naia Bed and Breakfast in Kapoho and a registered nurse, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by companion Jeff Neumann, mother Willene and sisters Nancy Mann and Julie Whitney. Services at a later date.

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Jacqueline Yok Lin Chew

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 27, 2013
Jacqueline Yok Lin Chew, 86, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard budget analyst, died in a private care home. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Evelyn K.Y. Ching, Marion Chew Leary, Kathryn K.Y. Chew and Sandra K.F. Hill; brothers Tom “Ah Kwock” and Peter Ho; sisters Muriel Leong, Betty Araujo, J Billie Ching, Elizabeth Martin and Janet Crabbe; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Grace Marie Hunter

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Grace Marie Hunter, 63, of Kaneohe, a library clerk for St. Ann School Kaneohe and a schoolteacher in Las Vegas, died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by sons Bruce and James Mayes, daughter Rachel Springer, sisters Alice Boelkens and Ruth Hunter, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Services: 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Dawn Marie Woolsey

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Dawn Marie Woolsey, 57, of Honolulu, an English teacher for Kamehameha Schools, died in Honolulu. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by son Hale, daughters Kona Woolsey and Keliana Licup, parents Robert and Sue Fields, two brothers, four sisters and two grandchildren. Services and scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at Kaupo Bay, Makapuu. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Evelyn Nejal Dawinan

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Evelyn Nejal Dawinan, 66, of Honolulu, a retired colonel and registered nurse for the Philippine Army, died in Honolulu. She was born in Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Jerome J.N. “Jay Jay” and sister Fely N. Africa. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 9 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Vikatoa Kavapalu

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Vikatoa Kavapalu, 26, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by parents Sione and Olivia; brothers Ofa, Taniela and Tuliakiono; and sister Lesieli Dexter. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Floyd Anthony Lopez

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 15, 2013
Floyd Anthony Lopez, 63, of Mililani, a former employee of the state Department of Public Safety Sheriff Division and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Kelly Jean K., son Kelson I.A., brother Robert W., sister Sylvia M. Ader and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Janet Spurgeon Gire

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 24, 2013
Janet Spurgeon Gire, 91, of Honolulu, an executive secretary to the president of Punahou School, died at home. She was born in Sabina, Ohio. She is survived by sons Frank and David, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services and inurnment to be held at a later date in Sabina. Donations suggested to Kilohana United Methodist Church. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Charles Chikashi Kimura

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Charles Chikashi “Chika” Kimura, 91, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Grace, daughter Leslie Ann White, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Haruo Muraki

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Haruo “Danny” Muraki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government painter at Fort Shafter and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Infantry Regiment Headquarters Company during World War II, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Velma A.; daughter Lorna R. Luna; caregiver Mark Luna; sisters Fumiko R. Tsunoda, Mildred Tochiki and Hanayo Hoshino; and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Atsuko Hayase

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 26, 2013
Atsuko Hayase, 69, of Pearl City, a retired DFS Hawaii beauty consultant, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Taiwan. She is survived by husband George O., son Tracy T., daughter Sherine S. Nohara, brother Daniel H. Nishiguchi and sisters Sue S. Nishiguchi and Susan F. Ogata. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Floyd Anthony Lopez

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 15, 2013
Floyd Anthony Lopez, 63, of Mililani, a former employee of the state Department of Public Safety Sheriff Division and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Kelly Jean K., son Kelson I.A., brother Robert W., sister Sylvia M. Ader and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Frederick Yasushi Nakamura

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Frederick Yasushi Nakamura, 66, of Aiea, a loss control consultant for First Insurance Co. of Hawaii and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Marsha Higa-Nakamura, son Brent K., brothers James and Roger, and sisters Mildred Uegawachi, Elizabeth Yoshimura and Norma Higa. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Haiku Garden, Kaneohe. No flowers.

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Maximo Ventura Labuguen

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 25, 2013
Maximo Ventura Labuguen, 96, of Honolulu, a retired farmer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Estanislao D., daughters Violeta Labuguen-Simpliciano and Clarita Peters, hanai son Arnulfo Pascual, four grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Florentino Mitte

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Florentino Mitte, 87, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by brothers Pablo Metiz and Andrew Mitte, and sisters Virginia M. Gualdarama and Rosemarie Mitte. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Karl Johan Poohina

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 24, 2013
Karl Johan Poohina, 79, of Kailua, a retired tour bus operator and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Misae, brother Jeff Moore and sister Wanda Shorter. Private services. No flowers.

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Ahlana R.L.A.L. Lapre

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Ahlana R.L.A.L. Lapre, 2, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by parents Eric Lapre and Hillary Gomes; grandparents Carolynn Lapre, Luana H. Gomes and Eric Gomes; and great-grandparents Nelly Lapre and Ah Lan Hiro. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Janet Mitsu Mizuha

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 23, 2013
Janet Mitsu Mizuha, 65, of Honolulu, a state admissions clerk for the University of Hawaii, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born on Maui. She is survived by brother Dr. Byron. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Mary Ann Schumacher

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 21, 2013
Mary Ann Schumacher, 62, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Omaha, Neb. She is survived by mother Eugenia Schulte; brothers Darrell G., Leonard L., Daniel R., Edwin J. and Elmer Schulte; and sisters Donna R. Davis, Francine V. Buettner, Rita M. Goldstein, Paulette Rice and Pamela McIntyre. Private services.

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Barbara Natsuko Nakamura

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Barbara Natsuko Nakamura, 98, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughter Joy Bond, brother Sueo Sasaki, sisters Alma Tagawa and Charlotte Omoto, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Haruo Muraki

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Haruo “Danny” Muraki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government painter at Fort Shafter and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Infantry Regiment Headquarters Company during World War II, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Velma A.; daughter Lorna R. Luna; caregiver Mark Luna; sisters Fumiko R. Tsunoda, Mildred Tochiki and Hanayo Hoshino; and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Eileen Janet O’Conner

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Eileen Janet O’Conner, 77, of Honolulu, a schoolteacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pittsburgh. She is survived by son Donald Ostrow, brother James and sister Sally. Private services.

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Frederick Yasushi Nakamura

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Frederick Yasushi Nakamura, 66, of Aiea, a loss control consultant for First Insurance Co. of Hawaii and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Marsha Higa-Nakamura, son Brent K., brothers James and Roger, and sisters Mildred Uegawachi, Elizabeth Yoshimura and Norma Higa. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Haiku Garden, Kaneohe. No flowers.

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Herbert Yit Hoy Pang

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Herbert Yit Hoy Pang, 89, of Kaneohe, a truck driver at Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Douglass, Keith and Nathan; daughter Gale Miranda; brothers Richard and Edward; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Robert Seizo Nakamura

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 30, 2013
Robert Seizo Nakamura, 75, of Las Vegas and Honolulu, vice president of finance for American Honda Finance Corp., died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Elsie Tatsuguchi; daughters Lisa Luttrell and Tammy Houlihan; brothers Shuichi, Richard and Ernest; sisters Shizue Yamaguchi and Elsie Fujimoto; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Wayne Curtis Rice

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Wayne Curtis Rice, 66, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who worked in the legal field, died in Honolulu. He was born in Washington. He is survived by companion Anthony Randall and sister Rosemary. Services to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society.

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James Kazumi Ono

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 11, 2013
James Kazumi Ono, 71, of Aiea, a retired sheet metal worker, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen, sons Craig and Gary, daughter Dawn Pudiquet, sisters Ellen Higa and Marian Ichiyama, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Deanna Marie Root

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 16, 2013
Deanna Marie Root, 52, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Prescilo A. and Dorothy E.; brother Prescilo A. Jr.; sisters Sherrie Calderas, Yolanda Pule and Madeline Wahl; and grandparent Violet K. Park. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Karl Johan Poohina

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 24, 2013
Karl Johan Poohina, 79, of Kailua, a retired tour bus operator and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Misae, brother Jeff Moore and sister Wanda Shorter. Private services. No flowers.

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