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Violet Mary Pa’ahana

Posted On September 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Violet Mary Pa’ahana, 92, of Aiea, a retired cook in the hotel industry, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Rodney S., daughters Lauraline P.M. Camacho and Sandra L.J. Crumrine, brother Robert J. Perreira, sister Dorothy G. Auna, eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Virginia Dumadag Flores

Posted On September 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 4, 2014
Virginia Dumadag “Jane” Flores, 71, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Mark, Benjamin and Kevin; daughter Dina Flores-Castillo; sister Bernice “Togi” Cidade; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Laura Haunani Powell-Soares

Posted On September 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 7, 2014
Laura Haunani Powell-Soares, 52, of Kailua, a cosmetologist, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gary Soares, mother Dorothy D. Powell and sister Jane Campbell. Services: 10:15 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Theodore Satoshi Hirano

Posted On September 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 3, 2014
Theodore Satoshi “Ted” Hirano, 67, of Honolulu, a retired city wastewater service investigator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Matthew and sister Charlene Masuhara. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Danny Sayers

Posted On September 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 4, 2014
Danny Sayers, 57, of Waianae died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Virginia, Danielle and Wanda; brothers Harry, Chris and Wayne; sisters Yhonne, Nora, Lisa, Laurie, Lana, Gina and Natasha; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Beach. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary. com.

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Ronalyn Barut Islao

Posted On September 18th, 2014 -

July 26, 2014
Ronalyn Barut Islao, 40, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband John S. Martinez, son John F. Martinez, daughter Joannalie, father Loreto E., mother Ofelia B. and brother Julius. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Rosellen Stanway

Posted On September 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Rosellen Stanway, 55, of Kailua-Kona, a craft instructor and art framer, died at home. She was born in Omaha, Neb. She is survived by husband Mark, sons Jordan and Wesley, daughters Aaryn Curl and Lauren Rutland, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Christopher Francis Kaleiwahea Jr.

Posted On September 18th, 2014 -

Sept. 9, 2014
Christopher Francis “Boy” Kaleiwahea Jr., 39, of Waianae died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Christopher F. III and Jesse J., daughters Christen U. and Khiara P., father Christopher F. Sr., mother Carol P. and sister Malia Charman. Private services.

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Phillip-John Mahelona

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Aug. 15, 2014
Phillip-John “Mahe” Mahelona, 44, of Waianae, a Paul’s Electric employee and J-3 Electric proprietor, died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kandiss “Moani” Nahulu-Mahelona; sons Noah P., Elijah K. and Ethan A.; parents Theodore and Edwina; brothers Patrick-Jason H., Peter-James K. and Theodore P. Jr.; and sister Paula Ioane. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Darrell Mitchell

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Aug. 24, 2014
Darrell Mitchell, 53,of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Mena H.; sons Courtney Schirmer, and Darrell K. and Colaka Mitchell; daughter Lana A.M. Uminga; father Barry K. Kawaa; mother Barbara K. Kawaa; brothers Llewellyn and Renee K. Kawaa, and Shane Kahalehau; sisters Helen Pali, and Toni, Tammie and Teri N. Mitchell; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Sept. 24 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nelson Willie Mize

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 9, 2014
Nelson Willie Mize, 88, of Waianae, a federal government security guard and a retired Army sergeant first class, died in Honolulu. He was born in Seneca, S.C. He is survived by wife Jeanette; sons Randy, Larry, Johnathan and Jason; daughters Debbie Davis, Diane Stevenson, Shelby Alvaro and Jolene Mize; stepson Norman Parsons; stepdaughters Tracy Martin and Lynette Vierra; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Gary Tamotsu Nekota

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 7, 2014
Gary Tamotsu Nekota, 62, of Kailua, owner and proprietor of Jardy of Hawaii LLC, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judy S.; son Brandon Arakaki; daughters Wanda Cantiberos, Tasha Kipapa and Kristi-Lee Brusa; parents James and Norma; brother Vaughn; sisters Kathy Miyashiro and Lori Nekota; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Ernest Dung Soon Pong

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 2, 2014
Ernest Dung Soon Pong, 89, of Honolulu, a retired pipe fitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wai Quon Yee; sons Winfred, Roland and Harry; daughter Serena Chan; brothers Herbert, Richard and Claron; sisters Violet Chan and Ella Loui; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Updated information for an obituary published Sunday.

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James Takeshi Tagami

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 1, 2014
James Takeshi Tagami, also known as “Jimmy” and “Take,” 84, of Kaneohe, owner of Tagami Auto Service Ltd. and a Marine Reserve veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Darryl T. and Dean T., daughter Judy K., brother Henry, sister Jeannette Hirakawa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Kim Tseng

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 11, 2014
Kim Tseng, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fukien, China. She is survived by husband Joe; sons Dr. Alex, Bennet and Ken; daughter Maria Chen; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Staci Keiko Yoshiki

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 12, 2014
Staci Keiko Yoshiki, 35, of Honolulu, a telecommunications receptionist, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by parents Harry N. and Phyllis C., brothers Scott K. and Shane A., and sister Trisha E. Shimamura. Visitation: 1 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Fernando Corpuz Alonzo

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Aug. 27, 2014
Fernando Corpuz “Nanding” Alonzo, 61, of Wahiawa died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Celia, sons Quirvince and Saguille, and brother Elviro. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Flora Agliam Cabreros

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Flora Agliam Cabreros, 91, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a homemaker and retired farmworker at Kawano Farms in Waimea, Hawaii, died in Hilo. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Phillip and Timmy, daughter Paulette Ward, sisters Olivia Satomba and Jane Holsen, seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary, 570 Kinoole St., Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert J.G. Ewing

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 10, 2014
Robert J.G. Ewing, 88, of Honolulu, a Kapiolani Children’s Hospital pathology technician and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pittsburgh. Private services. Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Maximo Pante Ignacio

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Maximo Pante Ignacio, 63, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia C., son Marvi C., mother Agapita P., brothers Edwin and Sergio, and sisters Julita, Mercedes and Flavia Ignacio, Juanita Ignacio-Wulff, Flordelina Ignacio-Garcia, and Marcia Ignacio-Nunez. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Brian Y.K. Kim

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Aug. 28, 2014
Brian Y.K. Kim, 43, of Honolulu, an insurance sales employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Raymond M. and Beatrice F. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Alban’s Chapel, ‘Iolani School. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to ‘Iolani School Advancement Office, 563 Kamoku St., Honolulu, HI 96826. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jennie Pa’ikukui Kojima

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 6, 2014
Jennie Pa’ikukui Kojima, 86, of Mililani, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Frank; daughters Jennie “Sista” Mainaaupo, Patricia “Patty” Fermantez, Sheila Khan and Shelaila McComber; brothers David M. and John H. Kamauoha; sisters Happy Taualii and Louise Sanford; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Wahiawa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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David C.S. Lum

Posted On September 17th, 2014 -

Sept. 7, 2014
David C.S. Lum, 92, of Honolulu, an engineering technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice L.; sons Vernon, Warren and Mervin; daughter Shirleen Willis; sister Virginia Wat; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Diane Opuulani Nizo Brown

Posted On September 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 18, 2014
Diane Opuulani Nizo Brown, 65, of Waianae, a retired Securitas sergeant, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Michelle K. Brown and Kiana Hewlen, sons William Jr. and Michael, sisters Helen “Pomai” Nizo-Basques and Mickey Nizo-Kapua’aala, and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Abel V.O. Pellegrino

Posted On September 16th, 2014 -

Sept. 9, 2014
Abel V.O. Pellegrino, 18, of Honolulu, a KTUH disc jockey, will be remembered in services in Saipan. He died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Julian and Neil, and sisters Margaret and Prunella.

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Henrietta Amoehiona Kehaulani Buan

Posted On September 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 27, 2014
Henrietta Amoehiona Kehaulani Buan, 65, of Honolulu, a retired manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert V.R. and Rhinehart S.R.; daughter Tammy Freitas; brothers Samuel, Stanley and Timothy Malama; sister Marion Kealaula; and five grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Wilhelmina Leina’ala Kini Salinas

Posted On September 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 19, 2014
Wilhelmina Leina’ala Kini Salinas, 58, of Papakolea, a retired housekeeper at numerous hotels and Honolulu Airport, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Nolberto “Jose”; daughter Elizabeth N.; stepfather Manuel Maldonado Jr.; brothers Isaiah I. and Everett L. Kini; sisters Lisa M.L. Frank and Carmelita C.N. Maldonado; stepbrothers Manuel, James and Marlon; and stepsisters Lurline, April, JoAnn, Elizabeth and Marilyn. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Maril Yasuko Chun

Posted On September 16th, 2014 -

Sept. 8, 2014
Maril Yasuko “Shinagawa” Chun, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry, son Randall and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Tsutako Samori

Posted On September 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 11, 2014
Helen Tsutako Samori, 89, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for Ault Supply Co. and a former employee of Maruyama Catering and Itoguruma Ramen Shop, died in Honolulu. She was born in Moloaa, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Albert and Kenneth Nakakura, and sisters Bernice Oshita and Lorraine Nishiyama. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Douglas Forbes Cushnie

Posted On September 16th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Douglas Forbes Cushnie, 76, of Honolulu, an attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Gina, sons Aukai and Keoni, daughters Heather and Cecily, brother Bruce and sister Charm Lyons. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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