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Van Uhl Hamilton

Posted On February 8th, 2015 -

Jan. 30, 2015
Van Uhl Hamilton, 60, of Kahului, a welder, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Faith; stepsons Ralph and John Lovato; stepdaughter Stephanie Newman; stepfather Joseph Rodrigues; brothers Stephen and Kirk; sisters Robin Hong, Donna Clark and Deanaa Hooker; and eight grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes. Condolences may be sent to Robin Hong, P.O. Box 584, Wailuku, HI 96793. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Doris Shizuko Shimabukuro

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Dec. 29, 2014
Doris Shizuko Shimabukuro, 85, of Roseville, Calif., a retired Hawaii state clerk, died in Roseville. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Scott S., sisters Chiyoko Kaneshiro and Fumiye Kotaka, and two grand-children. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Frank Hiroshi Haramoto

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Jan. 14, 2015
Frank Hiroshi Haramoto, 90, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii professor of entomology and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Center. He was born in Waiakoa, Maui. He is survived by wife May A., daughter Lynn Callicutt, brother Yukio and sister Itsuko Morishige. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Bradford Kaeka Solem

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Jan. 28, 2015
Bradford Kaeka Solem, 66, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Glenn K. Solem and Warren K. and Kaipo A. Miller; sisters Patricia K. Kaahanui, Reacy L. Waller, Cynthia K. Kama Smith and Beverly A. Campbell. Services pending. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Larry Sadao Fujita

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 18, 2015
Larry Sadao Fujita, 69, of Honolulu, a retired city automotive mechanic helper and an Army veteran, died in Ann Pearl Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Thomas and sister Barbara Uyezu. Private services.

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Fay Fegi Matayoshi Newman

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Jan. 12, 2015
Fay Fegi Matayoshi Newman, 70, of Kaneohe, a dressmaker, homemaker and farmer, died in Los Angeles. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Kimberly and Beverly Matayoshi, Daphne Zamudio, Evelyn Elworth and Wilma Keller; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 21 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Waikane. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Harold Eichi Yamashita

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 19, 2015
Harold Eichi “Yama” Yamashita, 94, of Mililani, a Honolulu Gas Co. troubleshooter and OCCC prison guard, died in Aiea. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Jeffrey H., Larry F. and Lincoln C.; brother Kenneth K.; sisters Margie Takahashi and Suzie Takemoto; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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James Douglas Gardner

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Feb. 2, 2015
James Douglas Gardner, 90, of Hilo, a retired teacher at Kailua and Castle high schools and an Army veteran who served in the Northern Solomon Campaign during World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ward A. and James D., daughters Nancy K. Nogueras and Lorena G. Edington, 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Services to be held on Oahu.

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Vincent Gerarde Panzo

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Jan. 8, 2015
Vincent Gerarde Panzo, 79, of Ewa Beach, a public relations employee in the tourism industry, died in Honolulu. He was born in Monessen, Pa. He is survived by wife Teodorica; sons Ron and Michael Panzo, and David and Anthony Cole; daughters Cyrila Pycha and Marlyn Mohler; 21 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Caroline Kimiko Yoshioka

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 20, 2015
Caroline Kimiko Yoshioka, 79, of Kaneohe, a meat wrapper, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Masaichi; daughters Geri Shiroma, Carol Bennett and Jodi Hokama; sons Greg and Preston; sisters Mary Kalahiki and Velma Kawamura; brothers Edward and Carl Sherry; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Margaret Leona Harnish

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Jan. 3, 2015
Margaret Leona Harnish, 97, of Honolulu, died in Hale Ola Kino Senior Living. She was born in Germany. She is survived by son Christopher M. Johnson. Private services.

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Mitsuko Pearson

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Feb. 2, 2015
Mitsuko Pearson, 78, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Manchuria, China. She is survived by daughters Mary Carias and Sandra Tachibana, brother Hisao Tanaka, sisters Tomiko Mori and Toshiko Karitani, and five grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Lavall Theodore Herzog

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Jan. 31, 2015
Lavall Theodore “Bud” Herzog, 83, of Keaau, Hawaii, proprietor of Bud’s Cabinets and a Navy veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Baxter, Iowa. He is survived by daughters Cindy Arquitola, Laura Ferreira and Terri Johnson; son Ted; sisters Phyllis Hopkins and Linda Timm; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to 16-630 Old Volcano Road, Keaau, HI 96749; or online at homelani-memorialpark.com.

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Manuel Pimental

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Jan. 19, 2015
Manuel “Macky” Pimental, 64, of Kalaheo, Kauai, an ordnance technician at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Kauai Coffee field technician and an Army specialist 5 who served in the Vietnam War, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Linda; daughters Leanne Pimental, Lissa Jones and Carleen Reeves; mother Rose; brothers Charles Jr., Clifford and Joseph; sisters Carol Pereira and Laurie Pimental; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 14 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Services: 11:30 a.m. Celebration of life to follow at Hanapepe Neighborhood Center. Casual attire.

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Juergen Holdorff

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 7, 2015
Juergen Holdorff, 78, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Hamburg, Germany. He is survived by wife Gina-Patricia and brothers Steffen, Carsten and Jochen. Private services.

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Itsuko Sakamoto

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Dec. 28, 2014
Itsuko Sakamoto, 81, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a Kimura Store clerk, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kona. She is survived by son Kurt and sisters Fujiko Iyomasa and Kiyomi Yamamoto. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission, Honalo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hatsue Ishimoto

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Jan. 20, 2015
Hatsue Ishimoto, 78, of Honolulu died in Wisteria Vista Senior Apartments. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by brother Seiken Higa and sisters Mitsue Kishi and Masako Swallow. Private services.

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John Joseph Schneider

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Jan. 30, 2015
John Joseph Schneider, 62, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired building contractor, died at home. He was born in Pusan, South Korea. He is survived by wife Karen and daughter Kristen Dennis. Services at a later date.

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Elsie Natsuyo Kimura

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 16, 2015
Elsie Natsuyo Kimura, 99, of Honolulu, a retired recreation specialist for the city Department of Parks and Recreation, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Charles, James and Robert; daughters Betty Hirai and Irene Viernes; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Cirila Domingo Suguitan

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 25, 2015
Cirila Domingo Suguitan, 93, of Honolulu, a chambermaid, died in Care Center of Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Selvestre D., daughter Delia D., brothers Alfredo and Juan Domingo, and sister Emerenciana Alegre. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Victor T. Kono

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 22, 2015
Victor T. Kono, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Chevron terminal operator and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emily E., daughters Michelle M. Kono and Lynelle K. Miyata, and brothers Kenneth and David. Private services.

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Amy Fusae Suzumoto

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 4, 2015
Amy Fusae Suzumoto, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Leahi Hospital kitchen helper, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rodney T., daughter Joy F. Yoshimura, brothers Allan and Alvin Shimokawa, sisters Jean Yamada and Marguerite Kondo, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Delbert Gene Kalaniopuu Kuluwaimaka

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 9, 2015
Delbert Gene Kalaniopuu “Kalani” Kuluwaimaka, 45, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a former PT Cafe employee, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Natalie, brothers Danford and Darren, and sister Naydine. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Feb. 21 at Queen Liliuokalani Village Recreation Center, 74-5161 Puuhalo St., Kailua-Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Call 315-8498.

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Haruko Tamashiro

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 11, 2015
Haruko Tamashiro, 88, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by nephews William, Eugene and Larry Soken; and nieces Jean Atsumi, Esther Oshita, Gwen Wong and Iris Tamashiro Siu. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Lolita Cortez Marquez

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Jan. 18, 2015
Lolita Cortez Marquez, 86, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Benjamin Sr.; sons Benjamin Jr. and Jarrett; daughters Justina, Jiena and Janelle; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Tanumaleu Toese

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Jan. 5, 2015
Tanumaleu Toese, 69, of Honolulu, a security guard and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aitulagi, Malaeloa, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Lepeka, sons Tanumaleu Jr. and Peter, daughter Teuila and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday 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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John Michael Burchard

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Dec. 12, 2014
John Michael Burchard, 54, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Stockton, Calif. He is survived by brothers Gary, Karl, Greg and Fred; and sisters Linda Buenrostro, Jayne Burchard and Susann Breidenback. Private services.

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Eric Takeshi Marumoto

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 21, 2015
Eric Takeshi Marumoto, 39, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Halo, parents Anthony T. Marumoto and Colleen M. Kobashigawa, stepmother Debbie, brothers Brad N. and Ricky T., and sister Christi T. Morishige. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 14 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Florence Tomita

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Feb. 1, 2015
Florence “Auntie Flo” Tomita, 78, of Lihue, a business owner and retail manager, died in Regency at Puakea. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughters Lisa Tomita, Nancy Berson and Kerry Han; brothers Alan and Rex Nakamura; sisters Eleanor Kimura and Janet Malindog; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visita-tion: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Lihue Hongwanji Church. Services: 4 p.m.

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Timothy James Cambra

Posted On February 7th, 2015 -

Jan. 11, 2015
Timothy James Cambra, 56, of Waianae, a retired auto body mechanic, died in Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Eric; daughter Melodie; parents Anthony Cambra and Charlette Orta; brothers Anthony and Thomas Cambra, Richard Sorreri and Rex Mays III; sisters Arcilia Snyder, Carolyn Elkins, Melisa Cline, Gloriana Girtyruff, Debra Pirtchard, Denise Thompson and Dana Tegeler; and a grandchild. Services at a later date.

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