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Eileen Kim Kyau Cremer

Posted On May 17th, 2012 -

May 12, 2012
Eileen Kim Kyau Cremer, 83, of Kula, Maui, a housekeeping industry retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Raymond Jr., Carl, Eric and Joey; daughter Rayleen Galke; brother Lester Ching; sisters Amanda Perez, Margaret-Mary Vosconcellos, Ernestine Young, Edna Francisco, Helen Baptist, Blossom Boyett and Pearl Granger; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Kahului Seventh-day Adventist Church, 261 S. Puunene Ave. Sharing of memories: 10:30 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Final viewing at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mildred Maile McManus

Posted On May 17th, 2012 -

May 5, 2012
Mildred Maile McManus, 76, of Kaneohe, a homemaker and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She is survived by son Luke L. and daughter Maile J. Steele. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dale W.V. Francisco

Posted On May 17th, 2012 -

April 19, 2012
Dale W.V. Francisco, 68, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Karen L., son David D.K., daughter Michelle L. Morihara, mother La Paz, brothers Van and Darrell, sister Erlinda Hazelrigg and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Michael Siosaia Tava Hemoleleikamalie Meli

Posted On May 17th, 2012 -

May 13, 2012
Michael Siosaia Tava Hemoleleikamalie Meli, 12, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools sixth-grader, athlete and Boy Scouts of America-Arrow of Light and First Class, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Michael and Valerie, brothers Siosaia and Alfred, sisters Sisilia and Amelia, and grandparents Amelia Akau and Luseane Meli. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaimuki Ward, 4847 Kilauea Ave. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Michael T. Fujita

Posted On May 17th, 2012 -

April 18, 2012
Michael T. Fujita, 48, of Waipahu, a certified public accountant and professor of accounting at Leeward Community College, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sharon, daughters Michele and Malia, mother Irene, brother Chad and sisters Shawn Leland and Tracie Marote. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Carl Tokio Nagata Jr.

Posted On May 17th, 2012 -

May 13, 2012
Carl Tokio Nagata Jr., 24, of Kahului, a cleaning corporation manager, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Carl Sr. and Linda; brother Kyle; sisters Kellie Nagata, Jamie Vegas and Kanani Santos; and grandparents Issac and Victoria Kanoa. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Rosenda Natividad Magallanes

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

April 12, 2012
Rosenda Natividad Magallanes, 93, of Aiea died at home. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Felix, Dante, Jose and Danny; daughters Eusebia and Esther Ibera, and Maria Magallanes; brother Mandac Natividad; sister Lily Oliveros; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lola N. Mench

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

April 20, 2012
Lola N. Mench, 94, of Kaneohe, a retired Kailua Elementary School teacher, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Provo, Utah. She is survived by sons Ralph O., Aho‘i J., Kurt K. and Pali L.; daughters Lani K. Ka‘awaloa and Nani K. Pogline; 25 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Sunday at KEY Project Kahaluu, 47-200 Waihee Road. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Amante Q. Aurelio

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

May 4, 2012
Amante Q. “Mante” Aurelio, 58, of Hilo, a Papaya Processing Co. coordinator supervisor and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Espiritu, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marilyn; sons Jeffrey and Ronald; daughter Amelyn Dalmacio; mother Dolores; brothers Edgar, Robert and Cesar; sisters Delia Aguinaldo, Loida Susa, Lilybeth Orcino and Amelia Capuz; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Dean Shigeo Morimoto

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

April 22, 2012
Dean Shigeo Morimoto, 53, of Kailua, a plumbing contractor at Banzai Plumbing LLC, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rebekah; sons David, Michael and Joshua; mother Evelyn; and sisters Karen Ching, Cheryl Shimizu and Gayle Hamanaka. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Faith Baptist Church, Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Santiago Quiamas Cadaoas

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

May 7, 2012
Santiago Quiamas Cadaoas, 84, of Omao, Kauai, a retired Kauai County mechanic, died at home. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by daughters Della Silva, Kathleen Cabral and Valerie Lagazo; brother Dennis Mabini; sisters Evelyn Johnston and Florencia Pascua; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. May 26 at Holy Cross Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Yoshiharu Okamura

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

April 26, 2012
Yoshiharu “Tommy” Okamura, 85, of Mililani, an Army veteran who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lillian Y.; sons Arnold, Miles and Alex; daughters Iris Martin and Ann Fujihara; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Viola Kuwehu Bartels Pahia Choi

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

March 25, 2012
Viola Kuwehu Bartels Pahia Choi, 86, of Ewa Beach, a carhop at Kau Kau Corner and waitress at Host Marriott at Honolulu Airport, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Leslie Leithead; daughters Kahuna Happy Pahia, Paulette Smith and Leslieann Liu; brothers James “Jim” and Fred P. Bartels, Patrick Sayers and Herbert “Toby” Inouye; sisters Louise Moniz, Geri Nogay, Virginia Arivizu, and Ululani and Momi Bartels; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Blake Tyler Snyder

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

May 3, 2012
Blake Tyler Snyder, 23, of Kilauea, Kauai, died. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by parents Robert Snyder and Deborah Thorpe, brothers Copelen and Justice, sister Alexandria and grandparents Tom and Janet Thorpe, Judy and Jim Buckley, Amanda Snyder, and Robert and Lupe Snyder II. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach. Paddle-out to follow services. Potluck and flowers welcome.

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Gloria Del Rosario

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

May 12, 2012
Gloria Del Rosario, 70, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired Hertz Rent-a-Car reservationist, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Lawrence; son John Flores; daughters Ann McGuire, Anna Marks and Margie Geiger; brothers Caesar, Henry, Fordolino “Paul” and Fidel “Pete” Dulan; sisters Estepania “Fannie” Alejandro, Benedicta “Bea” Case and Loretta Manuel; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Richie Aslor Villanueva

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

April 22, 2012
Richie Aslor Villanueva, 28, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Lorenzo C., mother Linda P. Aslor, brother Bruce and sister Rachelle. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert A. Distiso

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

May 3, 2012
Robert A. “Bob” Distiso, 72, of Honolulu, a buyer/sales representative for ABI Hawaii, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waterbury, Conn. He is survived by daughters Deborah L. Childers and Dawn M. Takebayashi, stepdaughter Cheryl A. Sharkis, brother Franklin D., stepbrother William Raynor, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. today at Keneke’s Grill at Punaluu, 53-138 Kamehameha Highway. More information: www.kenekes.net. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Chiyoko Matsuda Kuwada Iwamoto

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

April 21, 2012
Chiyoko Matsuda Kuwada Iwamoto, 96, of Kailua, a self-employed seamstress, died in Kailua. She was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Dorothy Mooso, five grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Robert Lee Keller

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

April 30, 2012
Robert Lee Keller, 94, of Kahala, owner of a chemical company and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Betty J., son Robert L. Jr., two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Donations suggested to Elks Club or Pacific Aviation Museum. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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In Sup Kim

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

May 2, 2012
In Sup Kim, 86, of Honolulu, a baker, died in Honolulu. He was born in South Korea. He is survived by wife Kum Sun; sons Chang Moon, Chang Sun, Chang Bok and Chan Ho; daughter Young Ja; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Pius X Church, Manoa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ellen Kam Kwai Lum

Posted On May 16th, 2012 -

April 28, 2012
Ellen Kam Kwai Lum, 76, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roland; son Darryl; daughters Kristie Ching and Sherrie Garedo; brother Harry Soo; sisters Jennie Chow, Kathleen Ong and Evelyn Shiroma; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hubert Nakaiewalu Kekua Sr.

Posted On May 15th, 2012 -

April 13, 2012
Hubert Nakaiewalu “Sonny” Kekua Sr., 81, of Hauula, a retired city driver and a National Guard veteran, died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cornelia, sons Patrick N. and Hubert N. Jr., sister Mercy Castillo, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Congregational Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Thomas Y. Teruya

Posted On May 15th, 2012 -

April 10, 2012
Thomas Y. “Tom” Teruya, 94, of Kailua, a retired Tom’s Auto Repair auto mechanic, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Glenn and Derrick; daughters Amy Sunaoka, Flora Sarae, Frances Richards and Debra Ogasawara; sister Marion Oshiro; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m at the park cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edna Fumie Kitamori

Posted On May 15th, 2012 -

April 30, 2012
Edna Fumie Kitamori, 90, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by brothers Kenichi, Tsuneo and Kazuyuki Watanabe; and sister Gail T. Endo. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Leona K.L. Au

Posted On May 15th, 2012 -

April 29, 2012
Leona K.L. Au, 74, of Santa Clara, Calif., and Honolulu died in Santa Clara. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wilfred K.M., daughter Wilna Y.Q. Fong, mother Helena D. Sue, sister Rowena S. Chow and a grandchild. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Eddie Arthur Lawson Jr.

Posted On May 15th, 2012 -

May 6, 2012
Eddie Arthur Lawson Jr., 77, of Kapolei, a retired Navy petty officer first class and a state Department of Transportation Harbor Police retiree, died. He was born in Osierfield, Ga. He is survived by wife Hamako, son Dwayne E. and sister Willie Mae Jaudon. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services and inurnment to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Brian Robert Chang

Posted On May 15th, 2012 -

April 29, 2012
Brian Robert Chang, 60, of Laie, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charmaine, sons Brason “Kai-O” and Joaquin “JC” II, daughter Imiponomuanaaupunimoiokalani Origel, father Joaquin, brothers Bertram Kaleihoku and Bradley Pane, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 1st Ward Chapel. Services at noon. Cremation to follow.

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Lily Tom Liu

Posted On May 15th, 2012 -

March 24, 2012
Lily Tom Liu, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. executive secretary, died in Hale Ola Kino. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Brenda Liu and Lorene Liu-Fajota, brother Chester Tom and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Sharlene Pua Rose Chang

Posted On May 15th, 2012 -

May 2, 2012
Sharlene Pua Rose “Shaun” Chang, 65, of Honolulu, a retired MTL bus driver, died in Liliha Health Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Donald; sisters Lena Palama, Priscilla Leitgeb and Betty Chang; and caregiver Reba Tricebock. Visitation: 11 a.m. May 25 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Satoru Masuda

Posted On May 15th, 2012 -

May 5, 2012
Satoru Masuda, 84, of Lihue, a retired Kauai County accountant, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by son Eric, daughter Debbie Harris, sister Setsuko Nozoe and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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