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Dinah Wong Lee

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June 24, 2013
Dinah Wong Lee, 90, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Health statistical clerk, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Johnna del Castillo, Gail Tuthill and Susan St. John; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Harris Y.S. Lum

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June 15, 2013
Harris Y.S. Lum, 89, of Kaneohe, a Hawaii Stevedores Inc. accountant and manager and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Sidney, Neil “Shorty” and Nathan “Nate” Lum, and Mike Cahill; brothers Edwin Yau Hook, Melvin Yau On and Alvin Yau Look; sisters Florence Mew Ung, Grace Mew Lung, Mildred Mew Heong and Mary Mew On; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. July 11 at the cemetery.

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Yuriko Kuba Awa

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May 26, 2013
Yuriko Kuba Awa, 94, of Aiea, a fieldworker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Ella Fryberger, Carolyn Fukui, Myrna Bedford and Debbie Awa-Williams; brother Roy Kuba; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Ralph Hidekazu Maeda

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June 8, 2013
Ralph Hidekazu Maeda, 90, of Kaneohe, formerly of Hawaii Kai, a businessman and owner of Ralph H. Maeda Realty, died in Kailua. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Akiye, sons Lester and Dean, daughters Cheryl Maeda and Desiree Pollak, and six grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Analu Leia Kawika Baniaga-Nay

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June 15, 2013
Analu Leia Kawika Baniaga-Nay, infant son of Seth Nay and Shelveen Baniaga of Waipahu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by half brother Seth Nay Jr.; half sisters Kimberly and Joan Nay; grandparents Richard and Linda Barnes, and Benjamin and Susanna Baniaga; and great-grandparents Paul and Joan Nay, and Lourdes Lucas. Private services.

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Donald Ernest Miles

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June 22, 2013
Donald Ernest Miles, 66, of Kailua, retired chief executive officer at Windward Federal Credit Union, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane, son Sean, daughter Jenefer and brother Melvin. No services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Billie Jean Barnes

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June 25, 2013
Billie Jean Barnes, 89, of Lihue died. She was born in Cleveland, Texas. She is survived by son Jim, daughter Dana Scarborough, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Frank Yoshio Mitsumori

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June 18, 2013
Frank Yoshio Mitsumori, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Kyo-ya Restaurant manager and an Army veteran, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers George and Richard, and sister Jeanne Takasaki. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kahea Nawailohi Cacoulidis

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June 23, 2013
Kahea Nawailohi “Uncle Tata” Cacoulidis, 21, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a chef at Korner Pocket Bar and Grill in Kealakekua and prep person at Taco Del Mar, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Shannon; mother Terry Cunningham; stepmother Jodie; brothers Keone Santos and Kelsan Cacoulidis; sisters Keli Reny and Latasha and Brittany Harrison; hanai sister Mahina Akiona; and grandparents Loretta Cacoulidis and Michael Okunami, and Jimmy and Penny Cacoulidis. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Chapel, Waimea, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Tadashi Morisada

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June 21, 2013
Tadashi Morisada, 96, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed laundry chemical supplies manufacturer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Dennis F. and Roy H. Private services.

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John Louis De Ponce III

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July 1, 2013
John Louis De Ponce III, 78, of Volcano, Hawaii, a freelance artist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. Services and celebration of life to be held at a later date.

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Yoshito Charles Oshita

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June 20, 2013
Yoshito Charles Oshita, 89, of Honolulu, a retired office equipment repairman for the U.S. Navy on Guam and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in The Plaza at Moanalua. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Shigeru and sister Doris Kamihara. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Tracy Allyn Gushiken

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June 22, 2013
Tracy Allyn Gushiken, 49, of Waipahu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Matthew S. and parents Allen and Sue Miyahara. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Setsuko Shimazu

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June 26, 2013
Setsuko Shimazu, 85, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center nurse’s aide, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sandra and Sybil, and sisters Sumio Ikeda and Elsie Mochizuki. Visitation: 1 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Harold Masao Hashiro

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June 20, 2013
Harold Masao “Hal” Hashiro, 75, of Honolulu, a former vice president at The Gas Co., died in Honolulu. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Doris H., son Guy, daughters Ida Hashiro and Susan Kadokawa, brothers Robert and Roy, sister Shirley Yamakawa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Additional celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Aug. 3 at the Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Sadako Sugimoto

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June 16, 2013
Sadako Sugimoto, 91, of Honolulu, retired owner of Kentom Inc., died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Clayton and Alan, daughter Carolyn Rogozen, sister Mary Umehara and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Kaichi Igawa

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June 14, 2013
Kaichi Igawa, 91, of Honolulu, a U.S. Postal Service retiree, an Army veteran who served in World War II and Purple Heart recipient, died in Aiea. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother Jiyuki. Private services.

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Jean How Sugita

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May 21, 2013
Jean How Sugita, 75, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ernest Y.; sons Brian, Alan and Dale; daughter Catherine Costello; brothers Ronald and Vernon Sanches; sisters Sylvia Lum and Geraldine Graham; numerous stepbrothers and stepsisters; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Setsuyo Katada Imaino

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June 12, 2013
Setsuyo Katada Imaino, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired state secretary, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Robert, sons Clyde and Craig, daughter Lynette Newman, brother Naoto Katada, sister Akiyo Tani and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Lillian Tsuyako Takauye

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June 7, 2013
Lillian Tsuyako Takauye, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii State Teachers Association secretary, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Karl M. and Eugene T., brother Tokio Okami and sisters Itsuko Ono, Yaeko Sato and Emiko Tokairin. Private services.

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John Clyde Johnson

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June 29, 2013
John Clyde “J.C.” Johnson, 84, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired dock operator at Petrospect, farmer and handyman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Garber, Okla. He is survived by wife Ellen H., sons Mark and David, daughter Margaret Anne, sister Virginia Bracken and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hilo United Methodist Church, 374 Waianuenue Ave. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Potluck to follow. Aloha attire.

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Helen Frances Washburn

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June 22, 2013
Helen Frances Washburn, 88, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Henry Jr., daughters Mabel Moore and Sandy Sprauser, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Angel Nobuo Kano

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June 21, 2013
Angel Nobuo Kano, 87, of Aiea, an Air Force civil service employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Dean, sister Irene and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorial-parkmortuary.com.

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Dee Matsue Yamaguchi

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June 26, 2013
Dee Matsue Yamaguchi, 52, of Waimea, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by mother Alice K. and brother Craig K. Private services.

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Purcilia Malaelele Poyer

Posted On July 3rd, 2013 -

May 25, 2013
Purcilia Malaelele Poyer, 70, of Makaha, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by daughters Dora Tulua and Lili Puipui; brothers Benjamin Asuega, and Charles and Dixie Scott; sister Josephine T. Hettel; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waianae Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Benjamina Rivera Ramelb

Posted On July 3rd, 2013 -

May 26, 2013
Benjamina Rivera Ramelb, 83, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by brother Manuelito R. Bolosan and sisters Clara R. Ganal, Josefina R. Balbas, Toribia R. Ramil and Star R. Cacao. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Frederick Henry Bodkin

Posted On July 3rd, 2013 -

June 25, 2013
Frederick Henry Bodkin, 62, of Honolulu, a property manager and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in New York. He is survived by brothers Michael Karban and George Bodkin; hanai brothers Bennett and Darren Yoshioka, and Dr. Warren Wong; and hanai sister Katie Yoshioka. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. July 19 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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George Juan Ramos

Posted On July 3rd, 2013 -

June 11, 2013
George Juan Ramos, 63, of Lihue died at Straub Clinic & Hospital in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Kathleen M. Refamonte-Ramos; son Matthew; daughters Malia Ramos-Arnold, Olivia Ramos and Jasmine Hashimoto; stepson Jerry A. Refamonte Jr.; stepdaughter Shelly Refamonte; mother Estrella; brothers Elson and Billy; sisters Victoria and Arleen; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m.

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Josefina Acio Butac

Posted On July 3rd, 2013 -

May 31, 2013
Josefina Acio Butac, 87, of Honolulu, a Waimanalo Nursery retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Miguel A., Felix A., Rosario A. and Henry A.; daughter Romana B. Crisologo; brother Jose Acio; sister Inocencia A. Valite; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7:15 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tadashi Shiraishi

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June 28, 2013
Tadashi “Dick” Shiraishi, 95, of Hilo, a retired owner of the former Hilo Blueprint & Supply Ltd., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Satsuki, son Wayne, daughter Grace Hisanaga, sister Miyoko Nakayama and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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