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William Francis Kenny

Posted On October 16th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
William Francis Kenny, 61, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired printing industry production manager, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by sister Sheila Mason and companion Julianne Belbin. Private scattering of ashes.

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Johnson Kim

Posted On October 16th, 2014 -

Oct. 9, 2014
Johnson Kim, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Reef Hotel housekeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Gyeonggi-do, Korea. He is survived by wife Young Ui Lee; sons Sang Chon, Richard and Nelson; daughters Kye Sun and Kye Bun “Sarah”; and six grandchildren. Visitation: noon Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.

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Richard Kazutaka Koroki

Posted On October 16th, 2014 -

Sept. 12, 2014
Richard Kazutaka Koroki, 67, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Saga-ken, Japan. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; son David; and brothers Michael and Kenneth. Private services.

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Consolacion C. Leonoras

Posted On October 16th, 2014 -

Sept. 21, 2014
Consolacion C. “Connie” Leonoras, 82, of Mililani, a tailor at Schofield Barracks, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Francisco; son David A.; brothers Johnny, Rudolph and Rogelio Costales; sisters Dominga Rostrata, Josephine Derryberry, Felicidad Aragon and Esther Tagupa; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lily Yuk Sam Pang

Posted On October 16th, 2014 -

Oct. 4, 2014
Lily Yuk Sam Pang, 97, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Norman M.W., daughter Barbara Nowdesha, sister Frances McMoore and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Norma Parel Park

Posted On October 16th, 2014 -

Sept. 21, 2014
Norma Parel Park, 62, of Katy, Texas, died in Houston. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Sang Yong; son Francis; daughters Elizabeth and Jo Anne; brothers Fred, Melchor and Edgar Parel; and sisters Teresita Ferrer and Helen Parel. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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John Silva

Posted On October 16th, 2014 -

Oct. 1, 2014
John Silva, 95, of Kalihi, a retired plumber for the Department of the Navy, died in Mililani. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Isabel S.; sons John A., Frank J., Thomas E. and Henry P.; daughters Sandra S. Chang, Ann P. Piamonte and Jean T. Henson; brother Frank; sisters Jennie Jerusalem and Carrie Nobriga; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hannelore Ah Nee

Posted On October 16th, 2014 -

Oct. 3, 2014
Hannelore Ah Nee, 88, of Aiea, a customer service representative for Sun Islands Hawaii Tour Co., died in Islands Hospice. She was born in Schoeningen, Germany. She is survived by daughter Karma Ah Nee Sanchez-Garcia and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aiea. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bernard Martin Sorem

Posted On October 16th, 2014 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Bernard Martin Sorem, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Navy commander, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ventura, Calif. He is survived by niece Barbara K. Sorem-Hughlett and numerous nephews and nieces. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Sharron Lynn Barron

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 5, 2014
Sharron Lynn Barron, 70, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a paralegal, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Illinois. No known survivors. No services.

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Gertrude Yaeko Nakahara

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Gertrude Yaeko Nakahara, 83, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Henry M. Dutro, daughter Margaret Dutro, brother Henry Nomura and a grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Visitation to follow. Aloha attire. Updated service information for an obituary published Monday.

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Norman Lowell Brown

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Norman Lowell Brown, 84, of Hilo, a security officer for Waiakea Villas, Kaikoo Mall and Hilo Shopping Center, and an Army military police officer, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Champaign, Ill. He is survived by daughter Nalani Johnston, son Stacy Sauer, stepdaughter Patricia Shanahan, sister Lorraine Randel, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 445 Kulana Road, Hilo. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Richard Tadashi Nakata

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Richard Tadashi Nakata, 86, of Aiea, a retired electrician foreman for the Navy Public Works Center and Maluhia Hospital maintenance shop, and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy; son Dr. Michael K.; daughters Michelle E. Tamaye, Jody Ann A. Gillia and Lisa K. Kim; sister Florence S. Saiki; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Services: 2 p.m.

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Manuel Cambra Jr.

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 23, 2014
Manuel Cambra Jr., 90, of Waipahu, a retired civilian shop superintendent for the Army, U.S. Department of Defense, and former chairman of Schofield Federal Credit Union, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Dr. Jay, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Roy Allen Paris Jr.

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 4, 2014
Roy Allen Paris Jr., 50, of Royal Kunia, formerly of Kalihi, a Unitek insulation LLC estimator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julia “Angel,” daughter Cyerra, parents Roy Sr. and Alberta, and sister Theresa “Tee” Naone. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Wayne W. Keahi Chang

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Wayne W. Keahi Chang, 63, of Honolulu, a retired director of admissions for Kamehameha Schools, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Jeanette Brenner, Mildred Brickson and Gladys Mearl Chang Lopes; and brother Arthur. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Elks Honolulu Lodge, Waikiki. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mary Kalikimaka Samoy

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Mary Kalikimaka Samoy, 73, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Toribio, sons Darren and Toribio Jr., daughters Denise Samoy and Michele Smith, brother Joe Delostricto, sister Miriam Guerpo, 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kohala Baptist Church, Kapaau. Services: 11 a.m.

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Enid Cummings

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Enid “Buggy” Cummings, 75, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Deanna Kahele, Tracy Kapu, Tina Beatty and Rhonda Ching; sisters Ruth Stewart, Janet Cobb-Adams and Sharon and Pinky Dee; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Wannette Iwalani Sarsona

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Wannette Iwalani Sarsona, 60, of Makawao, Maui, a Kitada’s Restaurant waitress, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Claude; sons Ryan and Owen; daughter Maka Pico; mother Margaret Tamanaha; brothers Clyde, Solomon, Stuart “Kimo” and Curtis Tamanaha; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Robert Hajime Hamamura

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 27, 2014
Robert Hajime “Bobby” Hamamura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Servco vice president and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn K., sons Glenn H. and Ralph T., daughter Lynn M. Sarria, sister Vivian K. Yamamoto, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Harold Sawada

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Harold Sawada, 86, of Honolulu, a carpenter contractor and an Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by wife Fusae, son Michael T., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hester Mattox Hargrave

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 9, 2014
Hester Mattox “Tutu” Hargrave, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House employee, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Verlin E. “Gene” Mattox Jr., daughters Peggy L. Chang and M. Nalani Mattox-Primacio, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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William Thompson Shanks

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Oct. 1, 2014
William Thompson “Bill” Shanks, 62, of Waipahu, a chief operating officer for Hawaii Pacific Accounting Services, died in Waipahu. He was born in Carlsbad, N.M. He is survived by wife Virna S.K. Cheung, sons Paul and Ian, daughter Malia Acosta and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Agnes Hubbard

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 2, 2014
Agnes “Aggie” Hubbard, 83, of Honolulu, a registered nurse and a professional hula dancer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by sons Rudolph J.A. Kanekoa, Russell A. Apana and Robert Del Rio; daughters Linda Mae and Debra Del Rio, Linette M. Winsper and Erika Poveda; brothers Joseph and Wilfred Dias; sister Elizabeth “Juju” Dias; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Neal S. Blaisdell Park, Aiea. Casual attire. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Helena Doo Sue

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Aug. 17, 2014
Helena Doo Sue, 102, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Rowena Chow, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Miriam Sueko Imamura

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 17, 2014
Miriam Sueko Imamura, 82, of Kaneohe, a Bank of Hawaii retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Robert, son Wesley, daughter Lois Murakami and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Updated service information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Shirley Miyako Tada

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
Shirley Miyako Tada, 69, of Honolulu, a retired HFM FoodService employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael, Bert and Robert; daughter Candace; brothers Harry, Ernest, Raymond, Edward and Mervin Hasegawa; sister Barbara Kang; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Tsutae Iwamoto

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 6, 2014
Tsutae Iwamoto, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Philip and Murray Dean Cho, daughters Stephanie Kamakana and Tracy Cho, sisters Kay Costa and Sue Kodama, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Alma Kimiyo Tagawa

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Aug. 25, 2014
Alma Kimiyo Tagawa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired merchandise clerk for Liberty House-Downtown, died in Island Nursing Home. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons Michael K. and Derek T., daughter Gloria M.E. Holi, sister Charlotte Omoto and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Ronald Kalani Kama

Posted On October 15th, 2014 -

Sept. 21, 2014
Ronald Kalani Kama, 77, of Honolulu, Oahu branch chief for the state Department of Land and Natural Resources and an Air Force veteran, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eva M., sons Meyer K. and David K., brother Peter, sister Caroldean K. Jackson, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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