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Christiane Alice Carson

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 20, 2012
Christiane Alice “Chris Girl” Carson, 55, of Kailua-Kona, a Keauhou Outrigger Hotel employee and former Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel employee, died in Kealakekua. She was born in Paris. She is survived by son Matthew; daughters Marianne and Liana; brothers Benjamin, Samuel, Edward, Craig and Frank Dowling; and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 3:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Living Stones Church, Kailua-Kona.

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Janet Ako Kiyan

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 6, 2012
Janet Ako Kiyan, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Nobu Ralph; sons Ronald, Greg and Glenn; brother Howard Ako; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Grace Toshie Tokushige

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 9, 2012
Grace Toshie Tokushige, 80, of Aiea, a retired Henshaw Conroy and Hamilton legal secretary, died. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Bob K., son Roger R. and sisters Evelyn K. Hamamura and Gail M. Koga. Private services.

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Walter Kipu De Lima

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Walter Kipu “Kaku” De Lima, 67, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Benjamin and Gabriel Phelps, and Daniel Hankin; hanai daughter Jasmin Silva; brother Kalani; sister Monica Ah Quin; and eight grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Feb. 4 at Keaau Beach Park, Waianae. Casual attire.

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Siaosi Maeakafa Kuma

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 21, 2012
Siaosi Maeakafa Kuma, 60, of Honolulu died in Redwood City, Calif. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Maimoa “Lika”; daughters Tupou, Moana, Nau Jr., Heleni, Mele, Ilima and Yurie; brothers Taua and Atu; sister Nau Hoeft; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Demetria Valencia Tonogan

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 14, 2012
Demetria Valencia “Metring” Tonogan, 82, of Ewa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Sampaloc, Manila. She is survived by daughters Raquel V. Meyer and Alicia Bogan, sisters Juanita Valencia and Edmunda Alano, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ruth Luka Flores

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 22, 2012
Ruth Luka Flores, 106, of Honolulu, a Board of Water Supply head cashier, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Betty Rose, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Mary Kathryn McManaman

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 21, 2012
Mary Kathryn McManaman, 87, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Wrightstown, Wis. She is survived by husband Raymond J., son Bruce, daughter Patricia and three grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Palolo Chinese Home.

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Rufus Sadayuki Tsuda

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 30, 2011
Rufus Sadayuki Tsuda, 82, of Honolulu, a retired crane operator and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Douglas and George. Private services.

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George K. Hall

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 23, 2012
George K. Hall, 86, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1186 journeyman trainer director and an Army veteran who served during World War II, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth, son John “Kamuela,” daughter Erena “Meleana” Faumuina and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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John August Moniz

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 26, 2012
John August Moniz, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii Preparatory Academy groundskeeper, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Opal, son Thomas Liphard, daughter Kathleen Enos, brother Raymond, sister Jessica Koyonagi, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. No services.

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Hazel Misao Yamauchi

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Nov. 7, 2011
Hazel Misao Yamauchi, 98, of Honolulu, a substitute teacher with the state government, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roy, daughter June Fuji, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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M. Justine Hampton

Posted On January 28th, 2012 -

Jan. 19, 2012
M. Justine Hampton, 99, of Hartford City, Ind., died. She was born in Saskatchewan, Canada. She is survived by daughter Artie Ralston of Honolulu. Services to be held in Indiana. Flowers welcome.

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Ikue Hutchison

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 1, 2012
Ikue “Michi” Hutchison, 79, of Aiea, a former Pola Cosmetic Co. director, died in Aiea. She was born in Awaji City, Japan. She is survived by husband Duane, brothers Toyoharu and Tomiyoshi Hara, and sister Tamiko Kiba. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alfred Victorino Jr.

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 25, 2012
Alfred Victorino Jr., 92, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Dyna Electronic power house operator at Makaha Ridge and Lawai Cannery boiler operator, died at home. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Hilda; son Richard; daughters Barbara Ebinger, Charlotte Maeda, Brenda Barriga and Donna Medina; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Feb. 7 at Immaculate ConceptionChurch. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Edward Kam

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Edward Kam, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Ho-nolulu Fire Department fire captain and Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Virginia S.K., son Robert “Bobby,” daughters Edean Kam and Lisa Haina, brother Albert and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Alejandro Mark Yoro

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 9, 2012
Alejandro Mark Yoro, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired Pan American Airlines and U.S. Department of Agriculture employee, and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by sons Malcolm D. and Jonathan, and brothers Paul and David. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. today at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Clarissa Taeko Saiki Kuniyoshi

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 19, 2012
Clarissa Taeko Saiki Kuniyoshi, 83, of Hilo, a retired Hilo High School teacher, died at home. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Ardis Ono and Enid S. Kuniyoshi, brother Jimmy Saiki and two grandchildren. No services.

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Lisa Lovell

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 21, 2012
Lisa Lovell, 57, of Honolulu, a writer and editor, died in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eddie Schott, brother Michael and sisters Loretta Nelson and Melora Braver. Private services.

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Hatsuko Arakaki

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Hatsuko Arakaki, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired Columbia Inn waitress, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Puunene, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George and Melvin Kaneshiro; brother Richard Inafuku; sisters Alice Akamine, Helen Shinsato and Jane Miura; and six grandchildren. Visitation: noon Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No monetary offerings.

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Rev. John Joseph Morrett

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Oct. 14, 2011
The Rev. John Joseph Morrett, 95, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Hawaii, a minister and founder of Holy Nativity Church, died in Jacksonville. He was born in Springfield, Ohio. He is survived by wife Joan L., son Daniel D. and daughters Sandy D. Morrett and Lisa E.Reid. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Holy Nativity Church. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Holy Nativity Church, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, HI 96821.

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Dr. Christian William Boyens

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Dr. Christian William Boyens, 45, of Waimanalo, a physician, died in Whistler, British Columbia. He was born in Hartford, Conn. He is survived by wife Krista M., son Christian Joseph “C.J.,” parents William and Dorothy, and sisters Susan Donahue and Jean Boyens-Reis. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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William C. Murphy

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 24, 2011
William C. “Billy” Murphy, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Nick’s Fish Market maitre d’ and PGA Tour caddy, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michelle A., sons Shawn M. and Christopher A., daughter Caitlin, mother Jane Dunn Lowe and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Eulogy: 10:45 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Additional information for obituary published Jan. 6.

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Rose Marie Gianetti Cammarata

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 20, 2012
Rose Marie Gianetti Cammarata, 80, of Kaneohe, a retail sales employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by daughters Cindy Cammarata and Carmella Hernandez, brother Carl Gianetti, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Koolau ballroom, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Margaret S. Sasaki

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 4, 2012
Margaret S. Sasaki, 92, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Corinne Fujieda, Lynette Tosaka and Jackie Nakamura; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Russell Cleary

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 28, 2011
Robert Russell Cleary, 64, of Hilo, a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Paris. No survivors. Committal services: noon Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Hilarion Celestial Savet

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 29, 2011
Hilarion Celestial “Larry” Savet, 68, of Mililani, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop No. 26 welder, died in Honolulu. He was born in Calinog, Iloilo, Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon F.; daughters Marie Flores, Kristine Bailey, and Joanna and Bernadette Savet; sister Gliceria C.; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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June Angeline Gonsalves

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 6, 2012
June Angeline Gonsalves, 79, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard E. Sr., sons Richard E. Jr. and Michael S., daughter Debra A. Albertazzi, brothers William P. and Vernon J. Gomes, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Robert E. Smith

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 4, 2012
Robert E. “Smitty” Smith, 61, of Mililani, a Navy veteran and retiree of Hickam Air Force Base Fuel Storage, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ivy; son Steven; daughter Asian; brothers Wayne, Tommy, Joe, Patrick and Gabe; sisters Liz, Marge, Joey, Gail and Donna; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel.

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Joan Claire Leiolani Gribbin-Aiu

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 17, 2012
Joan Claire Leiolani Gribbin-Aiu, 46, of Honolulu, executive director of the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation and former director of the Hawaii Hotel Association, will be remembered at a Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church on Wilder Avenue. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by husband Thomas K. Aiu; sons Wyatt K. and Weston M. Aiu; daughters Tiffany K.K. Bayne-Aiu Johnson and Madison K.S. Aiu; mother Mary-Jean Rayco; brothers Michael, Joseph and George Gribbin; sister Kimberly Gribbin Ortega; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday. Private burial. Police and military in Class A uniform and public in aloha attire. Parking at the grade school/church; enter from Dole Street. Overflow parking at Maryknoll High School. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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