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Laverne Jean Teves

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 4, 2015
Laverne Jean Teves, 81, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. manager, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons John J., Scott and John E.; daughters Deborah and Michelle; brother Robert R. Ebinger; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Makawao. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Christy Izumi Furumori

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Sept. 23, 2015
Christy Izumi Furumori, 51, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Betsy, brother Douglas, and sisters Lynn Tupinio and Sandra Rezentes. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Matias Ulangca Jr.

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Sept. 28, 2015
Matias Ulangca Jr., 73, of Waianae, an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Darrick, Matias III and Dana; daughters Marie “Babe” Leleo, Chicky Schell, and Su-Lyn Nunn; brother Nolan; sisters Abigail Delaforce and Deenette Saragena; 19 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Earl Kuualoha Guerrero Jr.

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Sept. 25, 2015
Earl Kuualoha Guerrero Jr., 78, of Nanakuli, a crane operator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie K.; brother George P.; sons George K., Earl K. III and Kapono; hanai daughters Honey Girl Visoria and Charlotte Hammock; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at St. Rita’s Catholic Church. Service: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Masaji Yamaguchi

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 24, 2015
Masaji “Masa” Yamaguchi, 83, of Kahului, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born on Maui. He is survived by nieces and nephews. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joyce M. Hickok

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Sept. 28, 2015
Joyce M. Hickok, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by daughters Dori Hickok-Abrams, Merrie E. Tobol and Betsy Hickok-Mitchell; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fleet Reserve Association, 891 Valkenburg St. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or the FRA Land Fund.

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Satsuki Yates

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 3, 2015
Satsuki “Suki” Yates, 83, of Mili- lani, a Wahiawa General Hospital retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Fukuoka Ken, Japan. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Edward and Perry; daughter Teresa Fujino; brothers Takeshi, Yoshinori and Masaru Miyagawa; sisters Shizuko Rowe and Atsuko Miyagawa; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Tiffany U. Lota Akee

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 26, 2015
Tiffany U. Lota Akee, 34, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jeramie-Scott K.; son Blaze-Scott A.L. Akee-Lota; daughter Madee-Elizabeth U.L.; parents Abraham K. III and Norgaard W. “Ulu” Lota and Tammy Lynn Akee; brothers Shane Oliveira, Justin Akee and Blake Viena; and sisters Namahana and Kaina Lota, Tasha Akee and Analee Viena-Lota. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown Ward, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Service: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Franklin Kaleokalani Huihui

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 6, 2015
Franklin Kaleokalani “Kaleo” Huihui, 33, of Grand Haven, Mich., formerly of Waianae, a machine operator, died in Grand Haven. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Angela Gardner, son Kaleokulani, daughters Hokulani and Anuhea, mother Kanani Requilman, brothers Angel Huihui and Lopaka Kauakahi, sister Kalei Recaido-Huihui, and grandfather Alfredo Requilman. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waianae Chapel, 85-574 Old Plantation Road. Aloha attire. Lei welcome.

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Eikichi Arakaki

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Aug. 17, 2015
Eikichi “Chic” Arakaki, 80, of Waipahu, an Air Force veteran and retired Navy commissary meat cutter, died in Aiea. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Doris, son Evan, brothers Shigenobu and Mitsuhide, and sister Betty Emoto. Private services.

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Margaret Louise Manoa Kalawe

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Sept. 15, 2015
Margaret Louise Manoa Kalawe, 60, of Kaunakakai, an airline reservations agent, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by husband Albert K. Sr.; son Albert K. Jr.; daughter Ayla M.; parents Damien Sr. and Marie Sr. Place; brothers Harvey, Dean, William, Stephen and Ikaika Place; and sisters Doreen and Marie Jr. Place. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 24 at Waialua Congregational Church, Molokai. Service: 10 a.m.

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Aaron Abraham Kawai Puilani Babino Sr.

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 7, 2015
Aaron Abraham Kawai Puilani Babino Sr., 59, of Spring, Texas, an Air Force veteran, retired Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller and former Kamehameha Schools employee, died. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Kerri; daughter Shanlee; son Aaron Jr.; mother Marion; brothers Randy, Jonathan and David; sisters Mariongene Glicker and Angelyn Chun; hanai brother Alfred Yadao; and hanai sister Erleen Ah You. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Faith Assembly of God Church, 95-121 Waimakua Drive, Mililani. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sueji Kanemoto

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 16, 2015
Sueji Kanemoto, 97, of Pukalani, Maui, a general contractor, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Junko; daughters April Lee and Marlene Rebugio; brothers Nobuo and Edwin; sisters Lorraine Morikawa, Betty Nozaki and Stephanie Yokomichi; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Ulpiano Abad Baloran

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 16, 2015
Ulpiano Abad Baloran, 69, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lydia; daughters Kathrina and Kimberly-Jane; brothers Rudy, Pepito, Julie and Juanito; sisters Lorenza Baloran and Lolita Abad; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Prayer service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rosie Sachiko Llewellyn

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Sept. 11, 2015
Rosie Sachiko Llewellyn, 80, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daryl and Stuart, daughter Rozanne and sister Helen Tanimura. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Robert Emmett Bethea

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 18, 2015
Robert Emmett “Bob” Bethea, 85, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired attorney and Army veteran, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Augusta, Ga. He is survived by sons William “Skip,” James and Robert M.; daughter Julie; stepdaughters Joelle Burgess and Sarah Huffman; sister Patricia Bell; seven grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Service: 7 p.m. Private urn committal. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Paulette Y. Acusta Manfredi

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Aug. 19, 2015
Paulette Y. Acusta “Lee” Manfredi, 67, of Honolulu, formerly of Tokyo, London and San Diego, an associate architect and retired United and Pan-American airlines flight attendant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manoa. She is survived by daughter Chelsea and sisters Sharon Hirae and Deanna Ige. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Thurston Memorial Chapel at Punahou School. Service: 2:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the University of Hawaii Foundation, the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra or Special Olympics Hawaii.

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Donald Young Bok Chung

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Aug. 15, 2015
Donald Young Bok Chung, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Army colonel, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife LaVern H.; sons Raymond, Donald, Dennis and Robert Chung and Bryan Honda; daughters Diane Sugahara, Sandra Fukuji and Tracy Matsuba; 21 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Fred Lawrence Kaleikini Markham

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 5, 2015
Fred Lawrence Kaleikini Markham, 93, of Wailuku, a Maui County police officer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Teruko, son Richard, daughter Lauren, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Judy Carol Dela Cruz

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 10, 2015
Judy Carol Dela Cruz, 69, of Ewa Beach, author of “Crochet Lei-Making in Hawai’i” publications, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Thomas Jr. and Terence Gonsalves; brothers Eugene, Joey and Alex Milho; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Committal service: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dennis Yoshio Muneoka

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 25, 2015
Dennis Yoshio Muneoka, 60, of Honolulu, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Kathy Wilson, daughters Kristine Muneoka-Abbey and Dani Higa, sisters Sheryl Muneoka- Young and Leslie Takasaki, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Honpa Hongwanji, 1727 Pali Highway. Service: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Vincent DiCenzo

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 28, 2015
James Vincent DiCenzo, 69, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Verizon supervisor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice “Jo Ann”; daughters Jodi Horton, Jamie DiCenzo-Mimm, Jessie “Leialoha” Fanesog and Jennifer “Kehaulani” DiCenzo; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku, in its Garden of Meditation. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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June Miyuki Ohara

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 30, 2015
June Miyuki Ohara, 88, of Hono- lulu, a retired Palolo Elementary School teacher, died. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Justin and Bryan, daughters Arlene Hirata and Iris Ohara, sister Margaret Ono and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Nathan Lee Elliott

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Sept. 24, 2015
Nathan Lee Elliott, 64, of Kihei, Maui, a farm lead research assistant for Monsanto, died at home. He was born in Florida. He is survived by wife Eleonor, stepson Gino Cabaya and sister Renee Talbert. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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James Warren Rea

Posted On October 4th, 2015 -

Sept. 30, 2015
James Warren “Jim” Rea, 85, of Kihei, Maui, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Marlene, son Randy and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No services. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Isabel Maria Estrella

Posted On October 3rd, 2015 -

Sept. 26, 2015
Isabel Maria Estrella, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapaia, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Barbara Hayes and Irene Di Raffael, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Audrey Kuulei Perreira

Posted On October 3rd, 2015 -

April 6, 2015
Audrey Kuulei Perreira, 85, of Hilo died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son William; daughters Peach Guilmet, and Lee Anne and Christine Perreira; 18 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published Friday.

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Juan Dennis Gomes

Posted On October 3rd, 2015 -

Sept. 25, 2015
Juan Dennis Gomes, 71, of Waipahu, a field maintenance employee for the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Toni, son Grant, daughter Toby Tokunaga, sister Bonnie Shinsato and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lamette Puanani Pieper

Posted On October 3rd, 2015 -

Sept. 13, 2015
Lamette Puanani Pieper, 67, of Mililani, a bailiff, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Hamilton, daughter Serina Akimseu, mother Wilhelmina Kualapai, brothers Lamuel “Buddy” and David “Chico” Kualapai, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at Kaneohe Missionary Baptist Church, 45-131 Waikapoki Road. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Roxane Satomi Goo

Posted On October 3rd, 2015 -

Sept. 24, 2015
Roxane Satomi Goo, 54, of Honolulu, a human resources worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kurtis L., son Kristopher, mother Karen Ishikawa, father Dennis Ishikawa, stepmother Gail Ishikawa, brothers Dane and Shawn Ishikawa, and sister Jonell. Visitation: 5 p.m. Oct. 10 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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