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Alfred Freitas Caires

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April 29, 2012
Alfred Freitas Caires, 94, of Pearl City, an automotive mechanic, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Stephanie, daughters Sommer Magana and Lisa Kanuha, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Benjamin Villar

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April 7, 2012
Benjamin “Ben” Villar, 77, of Waipahu, an Army retiree who served in the Korean conflict and a U.S. Postal Service retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son James, daughter Joann, brother Davin, sisters Nora Ambrocio and Dolores “Dolly” Villar, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edilberto Retondo Martin

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May 3, 2012
Edilberto Retondo Martin, 85, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. mechanic, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Eddie Martin and Hamilton Rodrigues, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Church, Kahului. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Melecia Dumawal Roxas

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April 12, 2012
Melecia Dumawal “Miling” Roxas, 77, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance employee at McDonald’s in Kahala, died in Honolulu. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Lolito, son Edgardo, daughters Evelyn Roxas-Andam and Leonida Roxas-Sereno, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Betty May Avilla Chamizo

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April 18, 2012
Betty May Avilla Chamizo, 85, of Honolulu, a retired photo studio laboratory technician, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Keaau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons William J. Avilla and Edward Chamizo; daughters Patricia and Genny De Jesus, Iris Souza, Lorraine Hamilton, Judy Gonsalves and Mary Ann Kaopua; sisters Ollie Rodrigues, Rosaline Gutierres and Melva Correa; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Church, Kaimuki. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Urn burial: 12:45 p.m at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Christina Eharis Villiarimo

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April 27, 2012
Christina Eharis Villiarimo, 80, of Hana, Maui, died at home. She was born in Hana. She is survived by sons Barry, Brian, Benjamin and Puna; daughter Claudia Kalaola; 15 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Chapel. Additional services: 2 to 5 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Church, Hana. Mass to follow.

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Robert Katsumi Matsushita

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April 11, 2012
Robert Katsumi Matsushita, 81, of Kaneohe, a Nordic Construction Co. estimator, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Gladys, son Keith, mother Florence Hasegawa, sister Pat Masumoto and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kathleen Saeko Sakuma

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April 17, 2012
Kathleen Saeko “Kat” Sakuma, 57, of Waipahu, an accountant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Stan and sister Sharon Matsuoka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lloyd Yun Chai Ching

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April 29, 2012
Lloyd Yun Chai Ching, 78, of Pearl City, a retired owner of Ching’s Nursery in Waimanalo and a Navy veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marilyn; sons Vincent, Eric, Duane, Christopher and Matthew; brother Irwin; sisters Shirley Ng and Sharen Leong; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God, Red Hill, 3400 Moanalua Road. Services: 4 p.m. Reception to follow. Private inurnment. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Louis Watson Jr.

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April 23, 2012
Louis “Louie” Watson Jr., 71, of Kaneohe died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Louis K. III, sister Ruth Fernandez and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Saturday at Heeia Kea Pier, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Sabrina Leimomi Mitchell

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May 7, 2012
Sabrina Leimomi Mitchell, 41, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, an E.M. Rivera & Sons Inc. general manager, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua. She is survived by sons Keoni and Keanu Balucan; parents Bobo and Lydia; brother Billy; sisters Kalei Mitchell, Sonya Bento-Mitchell and Lynelle Kamakau; and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Clubhouse at Honokohau Boat Harbor. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. For information, call 938-8661. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ellen Bestamente Sanoria

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April 27, 2012
Ellen Bestamente “Celine” Sanoria, 81, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired housekeeper at Hilo Lagoon Hotel and flower harvester at Orchids of Hawaii, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Lawrence; daughters Cheryl Ann Takano, Darlene Hirano and Betty Dikito; brother Victor Bestamente; sister Sarah Aniban; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahoa Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Catherine Colgan

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May 9, 2012
Catherine Colgan, 96, of Honolulu, a bookbinder, died in Honolulu. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by son William. Services to be held in Illinois.

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Henry Yeitoku Yamaguchi

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April 26, 2012
Henry Yeitoku Yamaguchi, 79, of Kaneohe, an Air National Guard retiree, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Evalyn, son Kyle, daughter Shauna and brother Willis. Private services.

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Ann Yaeko Murashige

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May 6, 2012
Ann Yaeko Murashige, 88, of Lihue, a retired First Hawaiian Bank executive secretary, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Kukuiula, Kauai. She is survived by husband Hiroshi, sons Brian and Les, brother Minoru Isobe, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Calsey Brian Nobuyuki Santos

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May 1, 2012
Calsey Brian Nobuyuki Santos, 31, of Kaumana, Hawaii, a Harner Wall Systems labor supervisor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Aidan, father Christopher B., mother Charlene A. Cockett, brother Christopher B.N. and grandparents Nobuo and Jane Awa. Private services.

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George A. Helsham

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May 2, 2012
George A. Helsham, 57, of Winchester, Calif., formerly of Hawaii, a Navy veteran, died in Murrieta, Calif. He was born in Vaitogi, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons Antwan and Mack; daughters Amelia Asuega, and Ariana, Yesenia and Victoria Helsham; and four grandchildren. Services to be held in Sun City, Calif. Flowers welcome.

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Harold Kong Yap

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April 24, 2012
Harold Kong Yap, 64, of Kula, Maui, a former Maui Land & Pineapple Co. employee and retired construction laborer at Cramer’s Construction Co., died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cynthia M.U., sons Hanley K. and Harold K., daughters Shannon D. and Shanelle U., hanai daughter Makana L. Sundberg-Villiarimo, brother Randolph, sisters Gladys Teixeira and Mildred Kauhi, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Elfreide Nakasato

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Dec. 10, 2011
Elfreide Nakasato, 87, of Los Angeles, formerly of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Stuttgart, Germany. She is survived by daughter Belinda Nakasato-Suarez and a grandchild. Services held in Los Angeles.

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Iwao Shimizu

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April 20, 2012
Iwao Shimizu, 89, of Hilo, a retired Jack’s Tours tour bus driver, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sons Charles, Steve and Richard; daughter Ilene Onishi; brothers Hideo, Mitsuo and Steve; and sisters Momoyo Maehira, Sue Tanaka and Betty Morioka. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Haruko Hirakawa

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April 30, 2012
Haruko Hirakawa, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state secretary, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Lisa N. Private services.

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Susie C. Yap

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April 21, 2012
Susie C. Yap, 101, of Kaneohe, a Moana Surfrider Hotel housekeeper, died in Pohai Nani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rudy, sister Betty Ho, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Kate Ikeda Nunokawa

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May 5, 2012
Kate Ikeda Nunokawa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired clerk-typist at the Adult Branch of Family Court, Hawaii state Judiciary, died in Manoa Senior Care Home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Randal R., daughters Gayle N. Sugita and Lori A. Nunokawa, and sister Terry Kondo. Private services.

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Leland Lee Akamu

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April 17, 2012
Leland Lee Akamu, 63, of Kailua, a welder at British Aerospace Systems Hawaii Shipyard and caretaker of the Macomber family gravesite in Kau, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kau. He is survived by brothers Terry, Russell and Payton; and sisters Shirley Clark and Brenda Garlock. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Clubhouse in Naalehu Park. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Maria Jusitina Sio

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April 22, 2012
Maria Jusitina Sio, 58, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Salelologa, Western Samoa. She is survived by son Sone Tauanuu; daughter Dorothy Tauanuu; brothers Tovio, Ilalio, Iosefo, Teofilo, Patolo, Alefosio and Paulo; and sisters Sesilia, Peka, Pina and Valelia. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Nora Kaoru Inouye

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April 18, 2012
Nora Kaoru Inouye, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael S., brother Jerry Ogasawara and sisters Jane Lee and Ruby Murata. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shikumi Yoshida

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April 13, 2012
Shikumi “Shik” Yoshida, 89, of Honolulu, a retired federal government contract specialist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian, son Scott, daughters Colleen Rohozinski and Lori Wolff, brother Clement and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Satoshi Okamura

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April 27, 2012
Satoshi “Peter” Okamura, 99, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by sons Ronald I., Dr. Patrick K. and Calvin K.; brother Shimeo; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Walter Kenichi Ashimine

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April 23, 2012
Walter Kenichi Ashimine, 82, of Kaneohe, former manager of the Kaiser Estate and a retired Matson Navigation Co. heavy-equipment mechanic, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dolores S.; sons Dustin K. and Derek K. Ashimine, and William K.N. Malina; daughters Misty T. Ashimine, April K. Ishigami, Allison K. “Aly” Takasaki, Williann K.N. Tucker and Williesue K.N. Kedro; brother Robert T.; sisters Jane K. Koki, Elsie K. Sumi and Jean S. Ashimine; 20 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire.

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Thomas Kaimi Spinney

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May 6, 2012
Thomas Kaimi Spinney, 54, of Waimea, Hawaii, a carpentry and landscaping worker, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Minnie; son Jonathan; daughter Leslie-Ann; brothers Alfred and Howard; and sisters Demeatrice and Lorna Spinney, Sandy Lippertz and Faith Taketa. Scattering of ashes services to be announced at a later date.

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