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Herbert Yeiho Agena

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 16, 2015
Herbert Yeiho Agena, 96, of Honolulu, a business owner, died in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Maria, sons Kenneth and Melvin, daughter Melanie, brothers George and Charles Matayoshi, sister Kay Yamada, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Stanley Kazuo Ikeda

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 4, 2015
Stanley Kazuo Ikeda, 95, of Honolulu, a retired federal government budget analyst and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty S.; son Lorrin K.; sisters Edna Sato, Lois Ogata, Doris Hara, Eleanor Yano and Harriet Nishizaka; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Dana Alan Walsh

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Dana Alan Walsh, 55, of Keaau, Hawaii, a real estate appraiser and senior analyst for Pro Teck Valuation Services, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Boston. He is survived by wife Debra Lex, daughter Tassie Plankey, sister Lynne and two grandchildren. Inurnment on Oahu at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Lung Association. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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James Mitsuo Akamine

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 13, 2015
James Mitsuo Akamine, 77, of Waimanalo, a retired maintenance control superintendent and a veteran of the Hawaii Air National Guard, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara S., sons Bently A. and Grant M., daughters Alison S. Horie and Kelly Anne M. Brown, brother Vincent, sister Muriel Arakaki, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Barbara Jean Kalama

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 15, 2015
Barbara Jean Kalama, 79, of Honolulu, an executive secretary, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughter Terrie K. Hartman, sister Lorraine Eustice and two grandchildren. Visitation and eulogy: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice. Updated information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Daniel Kawai Wise

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 14, 2015
Daniel Kawai Wise, 59, of Kailua, a carpenter, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Tyler; daughters Jamie Grimard, Stacy Ritchie and Kylie Wise; mother Hazel Bonney; sisters Donette Tavares and Dory West; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 28 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Delthia Joy Kapuaionaia Colburn Akiu

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 18, 2015
Delthia Joy Kapuaionaia Colburn Akiu, 80, of Pauoa Valley died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Rogers E. III, Ronse H. and ReVere K.; daughters Rondi K. Rivera, Ronel K.A. Makuakane, Rissi K. Bautista and Ralu K. Kimizuka; brother Coppin Colburn; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Auwaiolimu Ward. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Diane Marie Kanuha

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 19, 2015
Diane Marie Kanuha, 53, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, owner of Sunlights Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by sons Clement III, Troy, Ty, Kyle, Alex and Cade; mother Barbara Sobaski; hanai mother Margaret Spencer; brothers Mike and Doug Sobaski; and sister Mary Lancaster. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. March 29 at Kahaluu Makai, south of Keauhou Beach Hotel on the grounds of the former Kona Lagoon Hotel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 4474, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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George Hiromu Yamashita

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 10, 2015
George Hiromu Yamashita, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force staff sergeant, an Army veteran and a retired civilian administrative specialist at Camp H.M. Smith, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother James and sister Sue Shigekawa. Private services.

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Rita Ambanta

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 17, 2015
Rita Ambanta, 84, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Santiago; son Leonard; brothers George, Fred and Ruben Arelliano; sisters Victoria M. Torres and Janet Arelliano; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Takeshi Kawamoto

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 26, 2015
Takeshi “Take” Kawamoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retired heavy duty mechanic for Okada Trucking Co. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by son Ivan M., daughter Kristi M. Shiraki, brothers Tamotsu “Tamo” and Robert “Bob,” and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. April 18 at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Max Lawrence Bancroft

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 5, 2015
Max Lawrence Bancroft, 57, of Lihue, a Realtor on Kauai, died. He was born in Malibu, Calif. He is survived by wife Judith, son Collin Gibbons, daughter Misty Dawn and three grandchildren. Celebration of life in May pending.

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Robert Kaili Keliihoomalu

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 17, 2015
Robert Kaili Keliihoomalu, 60, of Honolulu, a retired Puuhale Elementary School custodian, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kimberly, son Preston, daughter Ronni, brother Samuel Jr., sisters Mabel Ann Keliihoomalu and Sandra Kipapa, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mildred Bender

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 4, 2015
Mildred “Millie” Bender, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Annette Hartman, brother Henry Lee, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: noon at the cemetery. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Marius Christopher Kokualani Sr.

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 6, 2015
Marius Christopher Kokualani Sr., 44, of Hauula, a general contractor, business owner and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Marius C. Jr. and Wescott K., and fiancee MaryGene U. Villarimo. Services: 11 a.m. April 4 at 45-354 Kanaka St., Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

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Felix Joaquin Francisco

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 16, 2015
Felix Joaquin Francisco, 77, of Wahiawa, a Waialua Sugar Co. retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Josie B., brother Rudy and sister Myrna Cacpal. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Young Woo Nam

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 27, 2015
Young Woo Nam, 72, of Honolulu, a self-employed general merchandise salesman, died at home. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by son Ki Hoon, caregiver and daughter-in-law Chi Yong and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Maryclare Geary

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

March 1, 2015
Maryclare Geary, 97, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Newark, N.J. She is survived by son William J., daughter Eleanore A. Burson and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Nature Conservancy of New Jersey.

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Yukie Nishiyama

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

March 7, 2015
Yukie Nishiyama, 93, of Kaneohe, retired owner of Yukie’s Restaurant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puunene, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gerald and Richard, brother Roy Takeyama, sister Ruth Yoshigai, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Christina Pui Ming Hang-Arcio

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 19, 2015
Christina Pui Ming Hang-Arcio, 48, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hong Kong. She is survived by husband Brian P. Arcio, sons Brenden J. and Bryson P., mother Yuk Tong Hang and sisters Diana P. Shima, Bonnie P. Ramos and Mary P. Le. Private services.

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Edward Louis Nobriga Sr.

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

March 11, 2015
Edward Louis Nobriga Sr., 63, of Palolo, an auto mechanic, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Edward Jr. and Jarrett, brother Eugene “Uncle Sonny” Jr. and sister Patricia B. Takaba. Private services. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Alice Louisa Hardee

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Alice Louisa Hardee, 79, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, and Fresno, Calif., a retired teacher, died at home in Waikoloa. She was born in Fresno. She is survived by husband Jerry, daughters Kim Sherman and Lynn Rostau, brothers John and Elbert Najarian, and six grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743.

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Loc Tan Pham

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Loc Tan Pham, 87, of Honolulu, retired owner of a retail sales company, died in Honolulu. He was born in Camau, Vietnam. He is survived by sons Nien Van, Frank N., Phen Bob and Jack Pham; daughters Diep Ngoc and Thu Ngoc Pham; numerous brothers and sisters; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.com.

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Clyde Kiyoshi Henna

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 26, 2015
Clyde Kiyoshi Henna, 63, of Honolulu, a bartender, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by uncles Satoru, Thomas and George Wakabayashi; and aunts Bernice Salvador and Lucille Henna. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sabas Tango Sagisi

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 21, 2015
Sabas Tango Sagisi, 53, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by wife Raquel, sons Patrick and Marcus, father Emiliano Sr., mother Consolacion and sisters Sally Ong, Cionie Patricio and Maribel Jim. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Vera G. Higashi

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

March 10, 2015
Vera G. Higashi, 56, of Ewa Beach, owner and operator of Pets Companion Service of Hawaii, professional belly dancer known as “Aisha” and former travel agent at Go America, died in Honolulu. She was born in Essen, Germany. She is survived by husband Dennis and father Joachim Rassek. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Ichino Scot

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Ichino Scot, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Michael, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. No services.

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Shizuo Higashiyama

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

March 11, 2015
Shizuo Higashiyama, 93, of Kauai, a retired Garden Island Motors salesman, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Mitsuko, daughters Kay Takekuma and Leila Nishida, brothers Henry and Alan, sister Elaine Harano, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Salvacion Tacla Tacad

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 27, 2015
Salvacion Tacla Tacad, 85, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae. She was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Conrado, Teresito, Dorio and Mario; daughters Felicisima “Fely” Tacad-Pablo, Trinidad, Teresita and Myrna Tacad, and Virginia Tacad-Trautman; sisters Nieves Tacla-Catura and Constancia Tacla-Tabuso; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Herbert Masao Imai

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

Feb. 16, 2015
Herbert Masao Imai, 83, of Kainaliu, Hawaii, a coffee and macadamia nut farmer and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kainaliu. He is survived by brothers Masatoshi and Patrick, and sisters Ethel Saito, May Koike, Margaret Fujikawa and Mary Kawane. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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