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Darren Hashida

Posted On December 7th, 2012 -

Sept. 20, 2012
Darren Hashida, 53, of Hayward,•Calif., died in Orange County, Calif. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by father Miles; brothers Darryl, David, Dwayne and Dean; and sister Jeannie Ohta. Services: 10 a.m. Dec. 16 at Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa. Scattering of ashes at sea to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Roberta Lahapa Kama

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Nov. 29, 2012
The Rev. Roberta Lahapa Kama, 68, of Honolulu, a retired telephone communications operator at the Queen’s Medical Center and a Hawaii Fellowship minister, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Charles Sr., William, John, Archie and Harold Sr.; and hanai sister Healani Gomes. Scattering of ashes in Hilo.

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Marlene Lois Rembold

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Nov. 17, 2012
Marlene Lois Rembold, 63, of Scotland, S.D., a Veterans Administration employee, died in Yankton, S.D. She was born in Scotland. She is survived by brother Roger and sisters Wanda Dolejsi, Joyce Brunken, Lillian Helms and Joan Rembold. Services held.

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Taneko Hirakami

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Feb. 6, 2012
Taneko “Dora” Hirakami, 95, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Raymond N., daughter Leatrice Y. Hayashi, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Marvaline E. Kamai

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Nov. 20, 2012
Marvaline E. Kamai, also known as “Auntie Marvi” and “Peewee,” 62, of Kapolei, a trolley driver, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kaili, mothers Mary Calebas and Susie Kalaiwaa, brothers Allen Kalaiwaa and David Calebas, and sisters Luci Kalaiwaa, and Iris and Joyce Calebas. Contact Kaili for service information at 382-6840.

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Isaac Reyes

Posted On December 7th, 2012 -

Nov. 30, 2012
Isaac Reyes, 33, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Mokulele Airlines commercial pilot and a veteran of the Navy and Marine Corps, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Puerto Rico. He is survived by wife Denise, brother Gabriel and sister Celia. Visitation: noon Monday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jeremiah Mahealani Hui

Posted On December 7th, 2012 -

Nov. 7, 2012
Jeremiah Mahealani “Jerry” Hui, 67, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired construction laborer, died at home. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jane Higashi, sons Pono and Rufus, daughter Molly, sister Edna Dela Cruz and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Dec. 15 at Spencer Beach Park Pavilion.

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Shiro Kanetani

Posted On December 7th, 2012 -

Nov. 24, 2012
Shiro Kanetani, 90, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired Puna Sugar Co. laboratory analyst, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Masayo; son Arnold; daughters Karen Cambra, Patricia Straight and Gail Kanetani; brothers Masato and Tomeo; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Ester Porras Tam

Posted On December 7th, 2012 -

Nov. 16, 2012
Ester Porras Tam, 97, of Honolulu, a retired clothing manufacturer seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Iloilo City, Philippines. She is survived by sisters Elsa Montinola and Edna P. Tom. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Kevin Koichi Iwai

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Nov. 23, 2012
Kevin Koichi Iwai, 60, of Waimea, Kauai, a Kauai Petroleum terminal operator, died at home. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by wife Benjinette N. “Pili,” son Ridge L. Silva-Vidinha, daughters Erica A.K. and Kerri-Anne Y.K., father Yoshio and brother Lonne. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Benjamin Sai Kau Kong

Posted On December 7th, 2012 -

Nov. 23, 2012
Benjamin Sai Kau “Benny” Kong, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired electrician and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He survived by sons Clode and Wendell, brothers Albert and Robert, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rory Jeremiah Kalani Mitsuo Tani

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Nov. 19, 2012
Rory Jeremiah Kalani Mitsuo Tani, 58, of Kaaawa, a former auto body and paint job foreman, died in Kailua. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sons Ryan and Randy; daughter Renee; brothers Wayne, Calvin and Kapua; and sisters “Sako” Hassel, “Fattie” Bryant and Vel Tani. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rosalina Ke-a Acierto

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Nov. 14, 2012
Rosalina Ke-a “Lala” Acierto, 75, of Wahiawa, a retired Yama-guchi Bus Service driver aide, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Derek, Guy and Rad; daughters Roberta Gennuso, Jo-Elizabeth Aspera, RoseAnn Beauchamp, Valerie Parker and Gay Linn Orbase; stepsons Phillip and Mark; sister Felicia Deliz; 32 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Beatrice Johnson

Posted On December 7th, 2012 -

Nov. 14, 2012
Beatrice Johnson, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Newton Public School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Glasgow, Scotland. She is survived by sons Michael and Scott, daughter Laura Sprowls and two grandchildren. Celebration of life at a later date.

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Ernest Tamotsu Kurohara

Posted On December 7th, 2012 -

Nov. 8, 2012
Ernest Tamotsu Kurohara, 78, of Hilo, proprietor of the former Kurohara’s clothing store in Hilo and a marketing consultant, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Martha; sons Dr. Kevin, Darren, Randall and David; brother Dr. Samuel; sisters Amy Hashimoto, Helen Kanda and Alice Fujimoto; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Amos Laakea Kauahinui Wikoli

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Nov. 16, 2012
Amos Laakea Kauahinui Wikoli, 78, of Honolulu, a retired state ramp controller and an Air National Guard technical sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlotte Quon, sons David and Michael, daughter Sharon Ho, stepsons Raymond and Dr. David Peter Quon, stepdaughters Renee Charla Kim and Donna Lee Quon, sister Eva Hughes, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Moana Beverly Aiwohi

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Nov. 24, 2012
Moana Beverly Aiwohi, 68, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian-studies teacher in the kupuna program at Aliamanu Elementary School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Arthur III; sons Arthur “Skip” IV, Curtis, Shannon, Kirk and Cory; daughters Hauoli Rutledge and Haunani Tabocol; brothers Benjamin, Kenneth, Phillip and Ronald Pai, and Ralph “Bud” Albino; sisters Lokelani Reichert, Benadeen Paraiso, Raldeen Albino and Carolyn Kaupu; 32 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Onlince condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Maximino Mauricio Mateo Sr.

Posted On December 7th, 2012 -

Nov. 18, 2012
Maximino Mauricio Mateo Sr., 87, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. tractor driver and Aloha Stadium maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Genoveva; sons Michael, Robert and Maximino Jr.; daughters Imelda Rios, Angela Gaoiran and Mary Benito; brother Isabelo; sister Eusebia Andres; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Audrey K. Olsen

Posted On December 6th, 2012 -

Nov. 25, 2012
Audrey K. Olsen, 57, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Robin H. Ching; daughters Harrideen Kupau and Ashley Olsen; mother Mildred S. Kupau; and brothers Gilbert, Derrick, Elroy and Everett Kupau. Private services.

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Doreen Mona Domingo

Posted On December 6th, 2012 -

Nov. 23, 2012
Doreen Mona “Gramma Reen” Domingo, 61, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leonard, daughters Melissa Domingo and Melveen Yap, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Duy Mooc

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Nov. 30, 2012
Duy Mooc, 84, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hai Phong, Vietnam. He is survived by brother Juchih F. Mo and sisters Linda T. Mo and Cam Tuy Yamaoka. No services.

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Rodney K. Peahi

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Nov. 16, 2012
Rodney K. Peahi, 64, of Honolulu, a former Roberts Hawaii school bus driver and Oda Produce Co. truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Christine L. Tadlas, brother Bradley and sisters Helen Vickonoff and Bernadett McIntosh. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. For celebration of life information, contact rpeahiCOL@yahoo.com.

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Peter A. Ferrer

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Nov. 19, 2012
Peter A. Ferrer, 83, of Aiea, an Air Force veteran, died in VA Community Living Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Stanley; daughters April and May Ferrer, and Cherry Brownlie; and sisters Norma Miller and Nina Pascua. Private services.

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Joan Yoshiko Mukai

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Nov. 22, 2012
Joan Yoshiko Mukai, 82, of Honolulu, a retired clerk at Fort Shafter, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Russell, daughter Karen Thornton and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Edith Borges Perreira

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Nov. 29, 2012
Edith Borges Perreira, 90, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. telephone operator, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Walter Jr., daughter Valerie Perkins, brother Francis Borges, sisters Dorothy Wise and Ruth Bento, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Joshua James Kawelo Halemanu

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Nov. 19, 2012
Joshua James Kawelo Halemanu, also known as “Sonny” and “Hale,” 88, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Honolulu Fire Department captain and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Kaauhuhu Homestead, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Joshua, Ainsley, Wendell and Cornwell; daughter and caregiver Terrilynn Teves; daughters Maydine Halemanu and Goldie Maldonado; sister Helen Duvauchelle-Halemanu; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kalahikiola Church, Kapaau, Hawaii. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kawelo Halemanu Family Cemetery, 55-1113 Aina Ui Road, Kaauhuhu Homestead. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Merrill Shigematsu Murakami

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Nov. 23, 2012
Merrill Shigematsu Murakami, 73, of Hilo, a retired Salvation Army Interim Home youth counselor, died at home. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife May R.; sons Kevin and Shawn; daughters Joslyn Tamura, Kristi Doran and Lisha Gomez; sisters Lois Matsuda and Carol Pena; and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Lucina Alvarez Savedra

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Oct. 31, 2012
Lucina Alvarez Savedra, 90, of Honolulu died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Blesilda A. and Corazon, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kiyoshi Inada

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Nov. 22, 2012
Kiyoshi Inada, 85, of Hilo, retired owner of the former Island Supply Inc. and Island Nursery, died in Pohai Malama Hospice Facility. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Lily and son Carlton K.C. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Norman Sadao Murakami

Posted On December 6th, 2012 -

Nov. 7, 2012
Norman Sadao Murakami, 68, of Honolulu, a COMSAT electrical technician and an Army veteran, died in Islands Hospice Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Suteyo; a niece and a nephew. Private services.

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