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Gilbert Kayo Minn

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Nov. 29, 2014
Gilbert Kayo Minn, 99, of Hono­lulu, a civil engineer and land surveyor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence L., daughter Ululani M. Jung, brothers Herbert and Albert, and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: borthwick­oahu.com.

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Irene Bayudan Sapaden

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Nov. 18, 2014
Irene Bayudan Sapaden, also known as “Mely” and “Ining,” 71, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ismael; son Irwin; daughters Ilene and Irma Sapaden, and Iris Mihalaki; mother Toribia Bayudan; brother Virgilio; sisters Ceferina Calvan and Josie T. Bayudan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Servillano Soriano Sernadilla Sr.

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Nov. 10, 2014
Servillano Soriano Sernadilla Sr., 89, of Santa Rosa, Calif., a Philippine Scout veteran who served in World War II with American armed forces, died in Santa Rosa. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Teresita; sons Servillano R. Jr., Marco R., Orlando R. and Gregory R.; daughters Joy R. Samudio and Shirley S. Elgin; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Wai­pahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Cas­ual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mary Tiner

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Nov. 11, 2014
Mary Tiner, 90, of Honolulu, a chef and waitress, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by son Tyrone N., daughter Shandra M., six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Masao Tokairin

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 29, 2014
Masao Tokairin, 91, of Hono­lulu, a retired painter, died in Hono­lulu. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by wife Emiko O. and son Mark. Private services.

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Jit Wun Wong

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Nov. 21, 2014
Jit Wun Wong, 54, of Honolulu, a self-employed contractor doing business as JW Electric and Plumbing, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by daughters Sharon, Chery and Mina; mother Susan S.G.; brothers Anson and Jason; and sister Aileen. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

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Toshiko Kaneshiro

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Toshiko Kaneshiro, 71, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Hirosaki, Japan. She is survived by son Toshikatsu, daughter Natsuko, mother Haruyo Shibata, brothers Shoichi and Yuji Shibata, sister Katsuko Nagao and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Paulette Alison Kelekoma

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Paulette Alison Kelekoma, 59, of Spokane, Wash., died in Spokane. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Wesley and Jonah Kelekoma, and Jeremiah Ramos; daughter Irene Tanioka; parents Clay Sr. and Leonora; brothers Patrick, Philbert, Clay and Bruce; sisters Priscilla Silva, Pearl Kaukane and LeeAnn Fernandez; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Dec. 13 at Hanalei Pavillion. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Chung Kil Maeng

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Chung Kil Maeng, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by daughters Hyen Ja Han, Hye Jin Lowery and Vivian Okita; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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Patrick James Kapahua Mantanona

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Patrick James Kapahua Mantanona, 42, of Honolulu died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cheryl Cabais; sons Patrick, Maika, Bryson, Alika and Israel Kapahua; brothers Joseph, Raymond, John, Jason and William; sister Rita; and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Puanani Marciel

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Nov. 15, 2014
Puanani Marciel, 69, of Kailua-Kona, a corrections officer at Oahu and Hawaii community correctional centers, and a stained-glass artist, died in Nakamaru Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joshua; daughter Manu Powers; brother David; sisters Nawelo Shapiro, Kilauea Marciel and Cathy Mulherin; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Matilde D. Adams

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Nov. 30, 2014
Matilde D. Adams, 93, of Kauai, owner of Matilde’s Coffee Shop and a boutique, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Teresita Okimoto, Irene King and Estrellita Pajarillo; son Romeo Pajarillo; sister Purification; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 13 at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Joseph Furtado Mendonsa Jr.

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Joseph Furtado “Joe” Mendonsa Jr., 89, of Aiea, a retired battalion chief for the Naval Federal Fire Department and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joseph F. III and Rodney; daughters Sandra Mariani, JoAnn Vinta, Terri Gearon and Sheree Espinueva; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Arno Edward Bann

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Arno Edward Bann, 80, of Honolulu, a Sheraton Waikiki retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Poland. He is survived by wife Suwannee, son Roy, brothers Edwin and Bruno Bendlin and sister Irma Hammond. Services pending.

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Angela Puanani Moore

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 19, 2014
Angela Puanani Moore, 31, of Kailua, a caregiver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fortuna, Calif. She is survived by mother Diana P. Haia, sister Cassie Moore and grandfather Joseph P. Haia. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dolores L. Dyer

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Oct. 21, 2014
Dolores L. Dyer, 82, of Tacoma, Wash., died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Matthew, daughters Jennifer Dyer-Friedman and Molly Sampson, brother Homer Eaton and six grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Ayame Nakashima

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Nov. 14, 2014
Ayame Nakashima, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Staub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George K., sons Curtis S. and Eric A., daughters Sandra S. Nakashima and Lori S. Ky, sister Janet Arakawa and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Joan Mung Eng

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 7, 2014
Joan Mung Eng, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by sons Michael and the Rev. Christopher, daughter Marti Tom, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kenneth Kazuma Saito

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Kenneth Kazuma Saito, 81, of Kaneohe, a Department of Education retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Jayne Takahama and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Eleanor Cabus Florendo

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Eleanor Cabus “Leoning” Florendo, 89, of Pearl City, co-founder of United Group of Care Home Operators and Florendo Care Home, died in Pearl City. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Joseph “Bo” Jr.; daughters Joyceleane “Jenni” Morrissey, Freida Higashi and Elisa Seaman; sisters Shirley Suganuma and Maria Auffrey; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Stanley Katsumi Sasaki

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 4, 2014
Stanley Katsumi Sasaki, 74, of Kaneohe, a contract specialist for the Department of Defense, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Kimie, son William and companion Betty. No services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kimiko Fukuda

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 19, 2014
Kimiko Fukuda, 67, of Honolulu, a Baccarat Inc. employee, former Cartier store manager and a Hilo Hattie buyer, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by brothers Andrew “Ted” and Matthew Nakamura. Private services.

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Nola Marie Smith

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 26, 2014
Nola Marie Smith, 84, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, an artist, photographer, craft smith and an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by daughters Karen Greene and Rachele Laminman, brother Stan Swanson, sister Sandi Winter, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Loretta Annette Hale

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Loretta Annette “Rags” Hale, 91, of Kaneohe, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Colorado. She is survived by daughters Jean A. Wallace and Diane E. Kolesar, sister Frances M. Bagby, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Lorraine K. Togioka

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Nov. 23, 2014
Lorraine K. Togioka, 90, of Kekaha, Kauai, proprietor of West Side Sporting Goods and Plant Shop, died. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Karen Foruria, Lanice Pullano and Jo Ann Togioka; son Nelson; sister Gladys Akana; brother Stanley Ching; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sue Sumie Hee

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Nov. 24, 2014
Sue Sumie Hee, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired secretary for the state of Hawaii, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Patricia K.S. Kamiya and Pamela K.L. Iwamoto, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Marian Ruth Wilson

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Nov. 2, 2014
Marian Ruth Wilson, 90 of Kaneohe, a bank teller and secretary, died in Kailua. She was born in Jamestown, N.Y. She is survived by son Robert C., daughter Stacie, caregiver and granddaughter Barbara, five additional grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 45-435 Aumoku St., Kaneohe. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Glenn Masaru Ifuku

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Glenn Masaru Ifuku, 71, of Kaneohe, a Polynesian Hospitality sales manager, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yukie; son Lance; daughters Valerie Valenzuela, Denise Chung and Christine Ifuku; brother Jerry; sister Susan Young; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Anela Gayle Wong

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Nov. 28, 2014
Anela Gayle Wong, 56, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Russell D. Sr.; sons Eugene C. Clark III and Russell D. Wong Jr.; daughters Loreal L. Biho, Candid M. Sato and Yvonne N. and Anela N. Wong; stepdaughters Jocelyn and Cheryl Ball; brothers Ernest Tavares Jr. and Jerome Akina; sister Evelyn Chang; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha or casual attire. Lei or loose orchids welcome. Donations may be sent to Russell D. Wong Jr., 40 Mokuahi St., Makawao, HI 96768. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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David Kalaualii Iokia Jr.

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 4, 2014
David Kalaualii Iokia Jr., 84, of Waipahu, a Marine Corps veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kwon; daughters Darlene Teri Cuaresma, Dawn Tammy Nakila and Kay Nash; sisters Annabelle “Annie” Ha’o, Lillian “Moe” Davis and Nancy Reason; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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