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Sandi Leilani Alcos Whitley

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 3, 2014
Sandi Leilani Alcos Whitley, 48, of Kapolei, a project administrator at various companies, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Raymond J., son Travis “Buja” Alcos, daughters Raylana and MaKayla, mother Trudy Alcos, brother David “Bradda” Alcos III and sister Penny Quevido. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at 91-857 Pohakupuna Road, Ewa Beach. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Miyoko Nago

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 3, 2014
Miyoko Nago, 90, of Honolulu, a Val’s Supermarket meat wrapper, died. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by daughters Carol R. Youngquist, Irene N. Sakoda and Amy S. Nakagawa; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Benjamin Kekuipua Kamakea Wong

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 7, 2014
Dorothy Jun Kyau Wong
Aug. 12, 2014
Benjamin Kekuipua Kamakea Wong, 91, and wife Dorothy Jun Kyau Wong, 89, both of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was a civil service retiree and an Army veteran. She was a Dole Cannery Plant retiree. They were born in Honolulu. They are survived by son Norman, daughter Sandra Wright, eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. He is also survived by sisters Charlotte Wong and Wanda Camara. She is also survived by brother George Lau and sisters Ann Kamoe and Carol Mueller. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Matsuka Kifune Nakagawa

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 15, 2014
Matsuka Kifune “Mitzie” Nakagawa, 96, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by son Roger, daughters Shirley Woodhull and Kathy Christensen, brother Yasutsugu, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Eleanor Haruko Yoshida

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

July 27, 2014
Eleanor Haruko Yoshida, 92, of Makakilo, a retired Hawaiian Dredging & Construction Co. accounting clerk, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Audrey Mori and Sharon Yoshida, and brother Richard Tanoue. Private services.

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Sylvia Jene Abangan

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

July 18, 2014
Sylvia Jene Abangan, 68, of Makakilo, a retired Makakilo Elementary School head custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rudy; daughters Leanella Kauwenaole and Michelle Medeiros; sisters Phyllis Manuel, Kamala Cashman, Ellen M. Tampon and Kaipolani Cullen; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Gary Grant Nelson

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 1, 2014
Gary Grant Nelson, 56, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sherri N. Yamaguchi, father Thomas, mother Grace Webb, brother Shane and sister Darlene Nelson-Paguyo. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Refreshments to follow. Aloha attire.

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Percival Dee Bailey Jr.

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 12, 2014
Percival Dee Bailey Jr., 96, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, an Army Air Corps pilot, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Endicott, N.Y. He is survived by wife Teresa N., son Harry R. and daughters Jean Zimmerman and Anne Jennings. Private services. Celebration of life to be announced at a later date.

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Randall Owen Oshiro

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 8, 2014
Randall Owen Oshiro, 61, of Kapolei, an employee of BAE Systems Hawaii, Pacific Marine and Dillingham shipyards, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosanne F.K. Anderson, son Michael M., daughters Kimberly L.Y.L.A. Oshiro Koyama and Marissa P.F. Soo Faleolo, brother Ryan S., sister Karen J. Oshiro Rogers and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Lei welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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David Barte

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 6, 2014
David Barte, 77, of Honolulu, a foreman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Davinae Cabatingan and Darlynn Barte, brother Frank, sister Eugenia B. Castillo and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Yvonne Marie Pacheco

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 18, 2014
Yvonne Marie Pacheco, 72, of Lihue, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Jon Garcia Sr., daughters Brenda G. Gusman and Christine Garcia, sisters Eleanor Bonner and Linda Baptiste, 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert A. Budynas

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

June 9, 2014
Robert A. Budynas, 78, of Pearl City, a Navy veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Schenectady, N.Y. He is survived by sons Robert Jr., Donald and James, and brother Richard. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 742030, Los Angeles, CA 90074-2030, or donate.heart.org.

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Murray A. Pratt

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 3, 2014
Murray A. Pratt, 89, of Papaikou, Hawaii, an Army veteran who served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Crawfordsville, Ark. He is survived by sons Auffa, Alexander, Christopher and Jonathan; daughter Judy; brother Roy; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Wainaku Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 455 Kulana Road, Paukaa, Hawaii. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Agatha Wol Su Cho

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 14, 2014
Agatha Wol Su Cho, 103, of Salt Lake, a homemaker, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Choong-Chung Province, Korea. She is survived by sons Cho Nam Kyong, Cho Nam Poong, Cho Nam Woong, Cho Nam Dai and Cho Nam Choon; daughters Cho Nam Chi “Jeannie Lee”; 25 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church, 41-1323 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rodolfo Albano Ramiro

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

July 16, 2014
Rodolfo Albano “Rudy” Ramiro, 73, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosalina P.; son Rolleen P.; daughters Rosemarie P. and Melissa P.; brothers Andres, Eufracio, Raymundo, Epifanio, Reyne “Jose” and Florencio; sisters Victoria R. Avena and Neri P. Yanos; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional 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.

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Ronald C.K. Chun

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 14, 2014
Ronald C.K. Chun, 77, of Honolulu, an electrical engineer and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruby; sons David Chun, Robert Brunngraber and Justin Goo; daughters Michele Brunngraber, Audra Goo and Kellie W. Chun; brother Frederick; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Dorothy Kimiye Sakamoto

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 9, 2014
Dorothy Kimiye Sakamoto, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Aloha Airlines accountant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Tom; sons Neal and Ivan; brothers Robert and Wayne Kaneko; caregivers Jan Sakamoto, Jennifer Scott and Jodi Won; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Earl Michael Duarte

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

July 18, 2014
Earl Michael Duarte, 65, of Hilo, a security guard and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Michelle Duarte, Rochelle Wagner and Earllyn Jardine; brothers Henry Jr. and Howard; sisters Gwendolyn Hensley and Penny Geter; and three grandchildren. Urn committal services to be held at a later date on Oahu.

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Hatsue Shimizu

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 10, 2014
Hatsue Shimizu, 96, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by son Masao and daughters Setsuko Shimizu and Tsuneko Yamamoto. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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George Galuteria

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

July 16, 2014
George Galuteria, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired Continental Airlines customer service supervisor and a former Army staff sergeant, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Peter and sisters Virginia Mansinon, Catherine Kauhane, Mae Dela Cruz and Barbara Kaholokula. Private services.

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Jean Spear Stene

Posted On August 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 7, 2014
Jean Spear Stene, 83, of Keauhou, Hawaii, and San Diego, a lawyer and a Navy veteran, died at home in Keauhou. She was born in Thomaston, Maine. She is survived by son Eric, daughter Elisa and brother Jack Spear. Private services.

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John Cecil Isaac

Posted On August 20th, 2014 -

June 12, 2014
John Cecil Isaac, 70, of Lahaina, a Westin Kaanapali Hotel server and Times Super Market clerk, died at home. He was born in St. David’s, Grenada. He is survived by wife Caridad, mother Margaret and brother Kenneth Patterson. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes and services: 11 a.m. Aug. 29 at Honokowai Beach Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Rhoda Kealoha

Posted On August 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 9, 2014
Rhoda Kealoha, also known as Laurie Martin, 57, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David and John Martin, and Solomon Kealoha; daughter Malia Kealoha; brother Henry “Jack” Noa; sisters Joann “Babydoll” Jones and Suzanne “Honeygirl” Labenia; and 11 grandchildren. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Garden of Love. Celebration of life: 12:30-3 p.m. at Ulu Mau Village, Kaneohe. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Selma Ethel Kuklinsky

Posted On August 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 12, 2014
Selma Ethel Kuklinsky, 90, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. She was born in New Haven, Conn. She is survived by son Mark, daughter Loretta Paraguassu, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pohai Nani auditorium, 45-090 Namoku St., Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Vaosa Tilofaga Leiato

Posted On August 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 2, 2014
Vaosa Tilofaga Leiato, 48, of Hauula, an American Samoa government mechanic, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Aua, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Poloka; sons Francis V. and Mose V.; daughter Lorina S.; brothers Pe’a and Siaosi Tilofaga, and Tilofaga Leiato; and sisters Tina Lauola, Ta’i Satele, Susana Salatielu, Vai Leiato and Vagaga Tu’utu’u. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Manuel Marques

Posted On August 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 5, 2014
Manuel “Moon” Marques, 92, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired crane operator and harvesting foreman at Kau Sugar Plantation Co., and owner and operator of Naalehu Macadamia Nut Farm, died at home. He was born in Pahala Portuguese Camp. He is survived by sons Manuel III, Raymond, Francis, Elliot and Paris; daughters Judith Ogata, Glennis Marques, Lyndell Queja and Claudell Yamaguchi; 17 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Marion A. Moody

Posted On August 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 9, 2014
Marion A. Moody, 75, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Glasgow, Scotland. She is survived by sons Lawrence A., James R., Andrew C., Michael D. and Paul K.; sisters Ruth Sloan and Kathleen Clark; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kroc Center Hawaii, 91-3257 Kualakai Parkway, Kapolei. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Michiko Moriyama

Posted On August 20th, 2014 -

July 20, 2014
Michiko Moriyama, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers salesperson, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Miyazaki, Japan. She is survived by son Richard M., daughter Susan M. Moriyama-Yi and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Conchita Addion Ramos Neal

Posted On August 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 4, 2014
Conchita Addion Ramos “Connie” Neal, 82, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rodney D. Sr., Robert “Bobby Joe” Sr. and Bryant C. Seronio Sr., and Bradley A. Neal; daughter Paulina J. Saddler; brothers John J. and Alexander A. Ramos; sister Sally A. Dizon; 22 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rosa Galinato Bagoyo

Posted On August 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 2, 2014
Rosa Galinato Bagoyo, 98, of Kahului, a laundry worker, died at home. She was born in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Roger and Vince, daughters Sally Lozano and Leticia Enriques, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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