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Jean Nobuko Yoshimura

Posted On January 25th, 2013 -

Dec. 22, 2012
Jean Nobuko Yoshimura, 92, of Aiea, a retired Liberty House sales associate, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Dwight L., daughters Carol Mae Yamada and Myra Lynn Kato, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alfred Jardine Jr.

Posted On January 25th, 2013 -

Jan. 18, 2013
Alfred Jardine Jr., 79, of Hilo, a building maintenance supervisor for the U.S. General Services Administration, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lorraine, daughter Laurette and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mildred U. Miyashiro

Posted On January 25th, 2013 -

Dec. 25, 2012
Mildred U. Miyashiro, also known as Mildred U. Sentinella, 98, of Mililani, a retired dental office manager, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by stepson Lee, stepdaughter Paula Kurashige, caregiver Jane Yoshimura, 12 stepgrandchildren, 18 step-great-grandchildren and 11 step-great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Flora Salvador Erice

Posted On January 25th, 2013 -

Dec. 31, 2012
Flora Salvador Erice, 85, of Waialua died in Waialua. She was born in Dibua, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Carmelo and Rudy, daughters Glory Galicinao and Rosie Kawamata, sisters Visitacion Labayog and Severina Rivera, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memoral Park.

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Venus W.H. Young

Posted On January 25th, 2013 -

Jan. 8, 2013
Venus W.H. Young, 76, of Pearl City died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Vincent; daughter Venisa Hayamoto; sisters Mildred “Mille” Tong, Nora Young and Waldene Chiang; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Leopoldo Lana Hombrebueno

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 10, 2013
Leopoldo Lana Hombrebueno, 61, of Kapolei, a construction employee, died in Kapolei. He was born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Joseph and Leonard; daughters Jacqueline H. Baltero and Jocelyn Hombrebueno; brothers Pablo and Honesto Hombrebueno, and Miguel and Francisco Hadloc; sisters Lucia and Teodora Hombrebueno, Fanny H. Montemayor, Gloria H. Rabacca, Felicitas Bal-ut and Purification Hadloc; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Anne W. Wong

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 15, 2013
Anne W. Wong, 82, of Honolulu, a retired customer service employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons J. Russell, William and Kim; daughter Ruth-Anne; brothers Harold and Milton; sisters Doris Yap, Mary Yee, Rose White, Shirley Buetler and Bernice Lu; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jean Margaret Howard

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 17, 2013
Jean Margaret Howard, 77, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in London. She is survived by husband Geoffrey, son Michael and brother David Wigley. Private services.

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Susie Yong

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 11, 2013
Susie Yong, 62, of Hilo, manager of Abundant Life Foods and office manager for Environment Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by daughters Stephanie Yong-Pratt and Heatherjoy Gutierrez, and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday at Coconut Island, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Thelma Kamala Kaniho

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 19, 2013
Thelma Kamala “Nana” Kaniho, 86, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired employee for Budget Rent A Car, Dollar Rent A Car and Hertz Rent A Car, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kenneth, Klem and Seymour L.; daughter Karlette; hanai son Jonah Kuahine; brothers David, Robert, Sam and Autry Bell; sister Mary Ann Lindsey; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea first ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Waimea Cemetery, Mormon section. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ellen Imaino Young

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Ellen Imaino Young, 91, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Paul, Tadashi, George, Robert and Richard Imaino; and sister Violet Mimaki. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Janet Kuhns

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 6, 2013
Janet “Berano”Kuhns, 65, of Waianae, a retired federal civil service telecommunications specialist, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Franklin “Flipper,” daughter Jennifer “Jay” Sellers, mother Asoncion “Kay/Kiking” Berano, brother Leonard Berano, sister Dr. Kathryn “Karen”Berano and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Parish, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Services: 10:45 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary Sunday.

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Beverly Alohalani Kawaa Ako

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 17, 2013
Beverly Alohalani Kawaa Ako, 61, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Max and Matthew Ako III, John Kawaa and Christopher, Chanandoah and Cheyenne Brester; daughters Abalette and Avon Ako, and Ariel Brester; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Jesus the Bread of Life Church, Nanakuli.

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Clement Tatsuo Lee

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 19, 2013
Clement Tatsuo Lee, 65, of Ewa Beach, a Navy veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Doreen; daughters Treva Lee-Pagala, Deanna and Amanda Lee, and Jenna Lee-Sitz; brothers Dayton, Robert and Aaron Heath; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Rosita Bermudez Caba

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 22, 2012
Rosita Bermudez “Rose” Caba 77, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Villaviciosa, Abra, Philippines. She is survived by sons Solomon and Rene; daughters Divina Timbol, Elisa Caba and Regina Pichon; brothers Domingo and Romy Bermudez; sisters Lupe Villegas and Leonila Capulong; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Coling Jacob Mandaquit

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 7, 2013
Coling Jacob “Reuben” Mandaquit, 76, of Kailua-Kona, a houseman at Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows and the former Kona Lagoon Hotel, bellman at King Kamehameha Hotel, and a veteran of the Army and National Guard, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kahaluu, Hawaii

<i>. </i></b>He is survived by wife Annie; son Coling Jr.; daughters Ruby Ann Souza and Corina Mandaquit; brothers Arthur, Marcelo and Clyde Mandaquit, Adanel, Kamuela, James and Jimmy Wong, Bernard Vasquez, Thomas Baldovino, Robert Baladonado, Genaro and Donicio Quison, and Anthony Florendo; sisters Augustina Mercado, Renona Wong, Edna Keliikuli, Winifred Arnold, Shirley Schmitz, Margie Strong, Clairmont Keliiaa, Ethel Coleman, Sylvia Cariaga and Phyllis Malasig; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Ministries, 75-5660 Kopiko St., Kailua-Kona. Services to follow. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.</p>

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Kelly Chee-Siu

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 16, 2013
Kelly Chee-Siu, 46, of Aiea, co-owner of 777 Catering, Nicky Lunchwagon and Crown Noodle and Pasta Factory, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Darrell Siu, son Nickolaus Siu, daughter Victoria Siu, father Stephen Chee, brothersSheldon and Layton Chee, and sister Stephanie Chee. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church, 3400 Moanalua Road. Services:2 p.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Hiroji Miyashita

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 26, 2012
Hiroji “Harold” Miyashita, 91, of Waipahu, a Keehi Marine Inc. employee, died in Pearl City. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Nancy N., daughters Gail K. Miyashita and Mae A. Sunahara, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Mary Jane Naaluha Demello

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 5, 2013
Mary Jane Naaluha “Jane” Demello, 85, of Waimanalo, a retired cook, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David “Butch,” Donald Jr., Derell and Dennie; daughter Henrietta “Tita” Aarona; 20 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sachio Murakami

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 10, 2013
Sachio Murakami, 90, of Pearl City, a retired federal civil service supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Glenn and Mark; daughters Lynn Tamanaha, Jan Murakami and Lori Ing; brothers Makoto and Ernest; sister Mitsuko Okahata; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Services: noon. Aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Kathryn J. Epperson

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 18, 2013
Kathryn J. Epperson, 84, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for the Troy, Ohio, School District, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio. She is survived by husband Eugene. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation, Straub Clinic & Hospital or the Troy Foundation, 216 W. Franklin St., Troy, OH 45373.

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Ruth Muramaru

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 3, 2013
Ruth Muramaru, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education speech therapist teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived husband George, sons Keith and Dean Masui, stepsons Dunn and Gordon, sister Kay Hatayama and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gerald Peyton Harwood

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 16, 2013
Gerald Peyton Harwood, 83, of Honolulu, a retired real estate and insurance salesman, and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by brothers Robert Harwood and Jack Peary. No services.

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Maylene Seong Lan Lee Vares

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 14, 2013
Maylene Seong Lan Lee “May” Vares, 64, of Honolulu, an Alcon Laboratories office administrator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jerry, daughter Julie Smith, brother Frank Lee and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. No flowers.

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Deanna Toyoko Hiraoka

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 29, 2012
Deanna Toyoko Hiraoka, 86, of Honolulu, formerly of Molokai and Okinawa, a retired self-employed hairdresser, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lauren Waskow and Leanne Eguchi; brothers Joe, Robert,Clarence, David and Stephen Nakamatsu; sisters Margaret Toma and Barbara Kameda; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Rose R. Williams

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 7, 2013
Rose R.Williams, 85, of Waianae, a Waianae Elementary School educational assistant, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons James and Joseph; daughters Elizabeth J. Seaman and Constance A. Lopez; brothers Samuel and Daniel Bongo; sisters Shirley Lavilla, Patsy Takahashi, Cecilia Chun and Carol Rodillas; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harold G. Hayashi

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 6, 2012
Harold G. Hayashi, 77, of Wahiawa, a former Bank of Hawaii assistant manager, Leeward Community College registrar and University of Hawaii-Manoa treasury officer, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Shirley C., son Brian Y., daughter Cheryl Y., brother Howard R. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Robinson Chi Seng Tsoi

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 19, 2013
Robinson Chi Seng Tsoi, 54, of Kaneohe, a finance manager at JN Chevrolet in Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Peggy Hung-Tsoi, son Nicholas, daughter Samantha, mother Lam Shau Woon, brother Samson and sisters Patsy and Belinda. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway.

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Juliana Ramos Abar

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2012
Juliana Ramos Abar, 96, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Minerva Asanion, Erlinda Radugos, Norma Jean Mejia and Lilian Pascual; brother Domingo Ramos; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1266 Lumikula St., Waipio. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Clarence William Keaweheulu Kelley

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 16, 2013
Clarence William Keaweheulu Kelley, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired police officer and musician, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen, stepsons Daniel Jr. and Clement Stone, hanai daughters Napua and Kalena Thatcher, stepdaughter Pohai Souza, brother Walter, nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Sunday at Kokokahi YWCA, Kaneohe.

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