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Dorothy Keolanui

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March 12, 2015
Dorothy Keolanui, 82, of Hono­lulu, a Roberts Hawaii school bus employee and Oahu Transportation Services paratransit employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Maria “May” Keolanui and Doreen M.O. and Darleen K.H. Makaaha; brother Samuel “Sambo”; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2055 Kamehameha IV Road, Kalihi. Celebration of Life: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mildred DeLuz Kelly

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April 11, 2015
Mildred DeLuz “Millie” Kelly, 75, of Hilo, a retired Navy freight specialist, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Michael Sr.; sons Michael Jr. and Mark; daughter Maureen; brothers Antone Jr., Milton and Rogers DeLuz; sisters Geraldine Tavares, Bernadette Ferreira, Helen Figueira and Margaret Mattos; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Rachael Masae Haraguchi

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April 9, 2015
Rachael Masae Haraguchi, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Diamond Bakery Co. plant worker, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Don T.; daughters Lynn C. Sasaki and Gail A. Tazawa; brother Takeyomi Ogawa; sisters Agnes Suyama, Carrie Fuse and Beatrice Kaneshiro; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Alson De Mello

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April 10, 2015
Alson “Sannie” De Mello, 94, of Wailuku, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. heavy-equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Vera S., stepsons Lopaka B. Aiwohi and Ralph “R.E.” Wil­liams, stepdaughters Valerie N. Fernandez and Mona Cabrera, brother Alfred, sister Dorothy Carvalho, 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:
10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Khamphonh Anourak

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April 8, 2015
Khamphonh Anourak, 62, of Honolulu, a taxi driver for TheCab, died in Honolulu. He was born in Savannakhet, Laos. He is survived by wife Cathy, sons Ricky and Brandy Mekdara, daughter Cindy Mekdara, brother Khampanh and sister Khamphouk Phanthadet. Visitation: 2 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Laotian Buddhist services. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Carissima Kaiumalukili­ohuokalani Chow Abreu

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Feb. 24, 2015
Carissima Kaiumalukiliohu­oka­lani Chow Abreu, 37, of Wahiawa, a Kapiolani Medical Center registered nurse, died in Seattle. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Frank; sons Austinn Nagao, and Frank Kingston and Frank Kingsley Abreu; mother Therese M. Kele; stepfather Rudolph Kele Jr.; sister Nicole K. Rivera; and grandparents Alfred V. and LaVerne L. Chow. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Clarence H.C. Lee

Posted On April 14th, 2015 -

March 24, 2015
Clarence H.C. Lee, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired plumber, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy S.; sons Keith M.K. and Michael D.; brother Robert; sisters Ida Chang, Evelyn Chun and Alice Yee; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Mabel Mendes

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March 25, 2015
Mabel Mendes, 98, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kenneth, daughter LaVerne Frandsen, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 24 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Leslie Lloyd Murakami

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March 5, 2015
Leslie Lloyd Murakami, 79, of Honolulu, a retired senior building inspector for the City and County of Honolulu, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Candi; sons Karl K. Kagimoto and Kevin Achong; daughters Joleen Achong and Sienna Kagimoto; brothers Melvin and Glenn; sisters Winifred Yano, Elaine Akau and Jean Hiraoka; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Ellen T. Nakao

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March 14, 2015
Ellen T. Nakao, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Wai-Kahala Preschool teacher, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John W. and Gary D., daughter Joanne L. and brother Kazu “Larry” Ishibashi. Private services.

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Marla K. Hiranaka Okazaki

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April 7, 2015
Marla K. Hiranaka Okazaki, 57, of Lihue, a technician and receptionist for Dr. Michael Oride, optometrist, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by mother Bernice Hiranaka and brothers Leslie and Russell. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Janet Marie Rose

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April 4, 2015
Janet Maria Rose, 79, of Kailua-Kona, a W.H. Smith salesclerk at the Waikoloa Hilton, died in Nakamaru Hale. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Darrel, Duane and Marcus Medeiros; daughters Yvette Colby, Yvonne Medeiros and Christina Belanio; sisters Yvonne Marcilla, Yolanda Carter and Mei Ling Lipka; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Vicente Macadangdang Barut

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March 11, 2015
Vicente Macadangdang Barut, 63, of Kahului, a security guard with American Guard, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Victoria, brother Francis and sisters Victorina M. and Caridad M. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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James Howard Sherman

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April 7, 2015
James Howard “Jim” Sherman, 98, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a retired business owner, died at home. He was born in Emmett, Idaho. He is survived by sons Alan, Duane and Terry; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. No services.

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Christian Fitz Dellatan

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March 25, 2015
Christian Fitz Dellatan, infant son of Cenly and Felix Dellatan of Waianae, died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. He is also survived by brother Felix Jr. and sister Faith. Services: 1 p.m. April 25 at International.River of Life Christian Center, Waianae. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences and donations may be sent to 87-1894 Farrington Highway, Waianae, HI 96792.

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Hilda Medeiros Silva

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April 3, 2015
Hilda Medeiros Silva, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Edward T. Jr., Larry C. and Alvin P.; daughter Lorna J.; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Waialae. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Penny Lee Saunders Dobbs

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March 2, 2015
Penny Lee Saunders Dobbs, 58, of Tacoma, Wash., died in Tacoma. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by mother Flo, brother Harry and sisters Pamela and Lisa Saunders, and Patricia Wirth. Private scattering of ashes. Celebration of life: noon April 23. Email PLDCelebration@gmail.com for service location. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance or the American.Cancer Society. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Janet Myrtle Tebo

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April 8, 2015
Janet Myrtle Tebo, 91, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired registered nurse, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Gillett, Wis. She is survived by son John Hostvedt, daughters Jill Persick and Jane Jones, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Erlinda Bantola Guevarra

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March 11, 2015
Erlinda Bantola Guevarra, 70, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Alfredo and Edwin; daughters Julyda Salibo, Lorna Mantile and Illyn Maizano; brother Larry Bantola; sisters Josefina Llaneza, Perlita Ong and Violeta Luis; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Theodore Richard Teixeira

Posted On April 14th, 2015 -

April 2, 2015
Theodore Richard Teixeira, also known as “Sonny” and “Ted,” 95, of Mililani, a retired maintenance employee for Honolulu Airport, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cecilia L. “Cissy,” daughter Susan U. Nicholson, stepdaughters Luana Stafford and Yvonne Gasper, stepson John Gasper and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rachael Masae Haraguchi

Posted On April 14th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Rachael Masae Haraguchi, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Diamond Bakery Co. packer, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Don T.; daughters Lynn C. Sasaki and Gail A. Tazawa; brother Takeyomi Ogawa; sisters Agnes Suyama, Carrie Fuse and Beatrice Kaneshiro; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Judy Kimie Teruya

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March 8, 2015
Judy Kimie Teruya, 89, of Honolulu, a dietary aide at St. Francis Hospital, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Alfred and Clyde, sister Hatsuye, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Eugene Leslie Holcomb

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April 9, 2015
Eugene Leslie Holcomb, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired contract compliance officer for the federal government, died at home. He was born in Nyack, N.Y. He is survived by daughters Ilona Friedrich-Holcomb and Laurie Knutson; sons Grant, Jeff, Doug and Timothy; and 12 grandchildren. Private services.

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Al Ryan Kaleo-o-maukakealoha Valmoja

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March 6, 2015
Al Ryan Kaleo-o-maukakealoha Valmoja, 48, of Waialua died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by parents Rendell Sr. and May Banis; brothers Ernest Kalaaukahi, Ryden Valmoja and Rendell Banis Jr.; and sisters Ryland Skaggs, Randallyn Donner and Randee Banis. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Paul John Howard

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March 31, 2015
Paul John Howard, 91, of Hawaii, a retired vice president for Hunt Foods in Fullerton, Calif., a Procter & Gamble employee and an Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by daughters Heloise Lochman, June Howard, Helen Neithardt and Louise How­ard; and five grandchildren. No services.

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Joseph Williams

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March 30, 2015
Joseph “Brother” Williams, 89, of Hono­lulu, a retired Board of Water Supply supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai mother Rene Lee, brother Jimmy Lee, sister Rosie Hano­hano, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial
parkmortuary.com.

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Rosemary K. Judd

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Feb. 25, 2015
Rosemary K. “Rosie” Judd, 81, of Santa Ana, Calif., a medical assistant at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, died. She was born in Waterstreet, Mich. She is survived by sons Francis, Brian and Jeffery; daughter Cherylann Kamiya; brother Patrick Crowe; sisters Margrett Derringer and Laura Mae Eaton; 17 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. April 28 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Toshio Yamashiro

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March 30, 2015
Toshio Yamashiro, 93, of Hilo, a Puna Sugar Co. inspector, a retired plumbing inspector for Hawaii County Department of Public Works and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Velma Menezes, Jo Ann Agasa, Merle Yee and Dr. Carla Yamashiro; sister Ayako You; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Hilo Higa­shi Hongwanji Mission. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Nycolus Kapu

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March 5, 2015
Nycolus Kapu, 24, of Hauula died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Nyck; daughter Sanoe Labra-Kapu; mother Wanda Lagazo; sisters Nycol and Tyresa Kapu, Mychel Estavillo and Saydee Lagazo; brothers Anthony and Johnathan Lagazo; and grandparents Wanda and William Takemoto. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Beach Park Pavillion. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Winifred Wai Fun Young

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March 5, 2015
Winifred Wai Fun Young, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Adrienne Gregory, Harriet Torres and Odetta Doublet. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 800 Kaheka St. Eulogy: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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