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Romulo S. Caballes

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

May 26, 2015
Romulo S. “Romy” Caballes, 73, of Mililani, a storekeeper at the Queen’s Medical Center, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ethel, sons Jeffrey A. Sr. and Jeffrey A. Jr., daughters Jayna A. Elisaga and Shanda May Caballes, brothers Godofredo and Manuel, sister Dixie Delos Reyes and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Mary Ann Aloha Rodrigues

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 9, 2015
Mary Ann Aloha Rodrigues, 67, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son David Payton; daughters Dawn Bushue, Desiree Mende and Dusti Garcia; sisters Gloria Bezemer, Barbara Stender- Jenkins, June Hickman and Jerice Brooks; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. No services.

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Jane Alanakapu Cummins

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June 29, 2015
Jane Alanakapu Cummins, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii foreign currency officer, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Brickwood “Buzzy.” Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mary, Star of the Sea. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Jennifer Kane Rosse

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

June 28, 2015
Jennifer Kane Rosse, 65, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Eric, son Derek, brother Warren Kane and sister Laura Anderson. Private services.

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Grace Angeline Kamila Espindola

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 10, 2015
Grace Angeline Kamila Espindola, 73, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Nanakuli. She is survived by son Manuel “Manny” III; daughters Gracie “Annie” and September Ann “Fatty” Espindola, and October Ann “Tober” Bustillos; four brothers; four sisters; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at His Name is Jesus Tabernacle, 94-321 Leonui St., Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Rosita A. Simpliciano

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

June 18, 2015
Rosita A. Simpliciano, 89, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a retired kitchen helper, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Ben, Manny, Arte, Russell and Manuel; daughters Carlina Butay, Perla Duldulao, Elma Gelberg, Luz Alejo and Moemi Pacol; brothers Alfredo and Emiliano Agurilla; sisters Perpetua Pascual, Aster Ramos, Emerinciana Agurilla and Florencia Bayudan; 26 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:45 a.m. July 25 at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo, Kauai. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

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Anne Tavares Gressak

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 5, 2015
Anne Tavares Gressak, 105, of Kailua, a housecleaning retiree, died in Kailua. She was born in Paukaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Anthony R. Jr., daughters Maryann Manyak and Kathryn Gressak, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Rosary: 10 a.m. Eulogy: 10:15 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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James Kunio Taniguchi

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

June 15, 2015
James Kunio “Kuni” Taniguchi, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Amfac glazier, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by son Gary H., daughter Frieda T. Sen, sisters Ann Yatsushiro and Margaret Miyashiro, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Hinae Hashimoto

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 2, 2015
Hinae Hashimoto, 89, of Hono-lulu, a private housekeeper and homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kihalani, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Ichiro; sons Glenn, Cy and Guy; daughters Cheryl Racoma and Gayle Mackey; sister Irene Suzuki; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Su Pok Yamamoto

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

June 29, 2015
Su Pok “Darlene” Yamamoto, 77, of Honolulu, a retired reverend, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son Joseph Y., brothers Su Hong Yi and Su Won Yi, and sister Su Cha Kim. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

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Harry Tin Yee Hee

Posted On July 16th, 2015 -

July 4, 2015
Harry Tin Yee Hee, 89, of Aiea, an Army veteran who served in World War II, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard worker and Department of Education substitute teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Edith W., son Karl Ryan, daughters Jocelin Hee-Liu and Colette Hee, brothers David and Henry, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Kei Hirano

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June 20, 2015
Kei Hirano, 84, of Kauai, a Circuit Court judge, died in Kailua. He was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jessie M., son Todd Y., daughter Sharyl J., two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

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Martines Rego

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

July 1, 2015
Martines “Martin” Rego, 94, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born on Kauai. Private services. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Remedios Dulay Reyes

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

June 8, 2015
Remedios Dulay “Remy” Reyes, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Life Insurance Co. microfilmer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons Romeo and Charlton, daughters Deanna Espinas and Esther Shea, brother Arturo Dulay, sister Corazon Faralli, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Teruo Tagami

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

June 7, 2015
Teruo “Moe” Tagami, 94, of Aiea, a retired city welder and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by son Norman; daughters Alicia Miyahira and Ann Tagami-Chang; brother Henry; sisters Matsuye Nakamura, Barbara Yamaguchi and Alice Kaneko; four grandchildren; and six great-grand- children. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Falemalama Elia Laumaile Tagoilelagi

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

June 22, 2015
Falemalama Elia Laumaile “Fale” Tagoilelagi, 79, of Waipahu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Oktan; sons Elia Sailele Sene, and Harold E.L., Tusi and Faiga Tagoilelagi; daughters Pito Ruta Leupolu, Peka Jaeger, June Tagoilelagi-Walker, Lagi Tautolo-Hardy and Sonia Tagoilelagi; brother Dr. Uta Laloulu; sisters Tofoipupu Tagoilelagi-Palelelei, Sinaitaaga Matautu, Konelila and Vaifofo Tagoilelagi, Talamaileaitumaleaitu Tagoilelagi-Tautolo, and Vasasoua Pailagi Tagoilelagi-Dias; 26 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at 1st Samoan Full Gospel Pentecostal Church. Condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Donald Calvin Vandaele

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

June 19, 2015
Donald Calvin “Duva” Vandaele, 83, of Mountain View, Hawaii, formerly of Waikiki, a retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel maintenance technician and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Monterey, Calif. He is survived by wife Elspeth; sons Donald Jr., Joey and Robert; brothers Roger and Edwin; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services noon-1 p.m. Saturday at Homelani Memorial Park chapel. Inurnment services: 2 p.m. July 23 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Peter Ki Sung Yum

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

July 13, 2015
Peter Ki Sung Yum, 55, of Honolulu, a chef at Benihana of Tokyo and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by mother Chung Sun Yum and brothers Ki-Chang Yum and Ki-Nam Youm. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave., Manoa. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Thomas Couch

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

June 1, 2015
Thomas “Tommy” Couch, 54, of Honolulu, a professional wrestler in the entertainment industry, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bradenton, Fla. He is survived by wife Sheila J., son Reno Warmath, daughter Morgan and sister Kimberly C. Guzzi. Celebration of life to be held in Palmetto, Fla.

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Grace Angeline Kamila Espindola

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

July 10, 2015
Grace Angeline Kamila Espindola, 73, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Nanakuli. She is survived by son Manuel “Manny” III; daughters Gracie “Annie” and September Ann “Fatty” Espindola, and October Ann “Tober” Bustillos; four brothers; four sisters; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at His Name Is Jesus Tabernacle, 94-521 Leonui St., Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Norman Robert Freitas

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

June 9, 2015
Norman Robert Freitas, 75, of Ewa Beach, a former business agent for Hawaii Carpenters Union and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Norman R. Jr.; daughter Stacy; sisters Dorothy Adams, Evelyn Passion, Charlotte Cabral, Rosina Galdeira and Sharron Fanene; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Pauline M. Gifford

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

June 29, 2015
Pauline M. “Polly” Gifford, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Lanikai Elementary School teacher, died. She was born in Columbus, Ohio. She is survived by husband the Rev. Dr. Gerald G. II; daughters Roxane Salazar, Carrie Lee Westling, Amanda Pobieglo, Ella Marie Browning and Melissa Gifford; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sept. 29 at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Belinda Lackey

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

June 19, 2015
Belinda “Linda” Lackey, 65, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lance; daughter Roxanne Gonsalves; mother Beatrice Alfonso; brothers Edwin, Eric and Daniel Alfonso; sisters Doreen Mishima and Kathryn Bazell; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Honolulu Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2655 Manoa Road. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Isidro Pacheco Oandasan

Posted On July 15th, 2015 -

July 11, 2015
Isidro Pacheco Oandasan, 76, of Kailua-Kona, a Royal Kona Resort houseman and a former merchant marine, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda; sons Henry, Adonis and Jesus; daughters Rosalinda and Madonna Oandasan, Gloria Miralles, Susan Galves, Maggie and Marites Agatep, and Joan Granderson; brothers Alejandro and Melanio; sisters Ernestina Tenoso and Virginia Arellano; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. Mass: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Moses Alexander Makuakane

Posted On July 14th, 2015 -

June 20, 2015
Moses Alexander Makuakane, also known as “Boom” and “Mo,” 37, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an Enterprise Rent-A-Car service agent, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Amber, son Aaron J., daughter Alana, father James “Maku” Sr., brother James “Kimo Boy” Jr., sisters Malia and Mailelani, hanai brother Ikaika Kuahiwinui and grandmother Mary “Malia” Kuahiwinui. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Elaine L. Miller

Posted On July 14th, 2015 -

June 29, 2015
Elaine L. Miller, 89, of Makaha, a retired registered nurse at Kaiser Medical Center, died in Moraga, Calif. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Timothy and Daniel, daughters Susan Carlson and Lisa Crader, brother John Keefe and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visit traditioncare.com for details.

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Harris Kailianu Moku Sr.

Posted On July 14th, 2015 -

June 29, 2015
Harris Kailianu Moku Sr., 90, of Hawi, Hawaii, a retired schoolteacher, physical education teacher and coach at Kohala High School and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kohala Hospital. He was born in Niulii, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Vivian M.V., sons “Butchie” Jr. and Samuel, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Macaria Pascua Agustin

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June 10, 2015
Macaria Pascua Agustin, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Adriano, daughters Juliana C. Agbunag and Velma E. Agustin, sister Fulgencia P. Domingo, seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jean Mitsue Okamoto

Posted On July 14th, 2015 -

June 21, 2015
Jean Mitsue Okamoto, 88, of Pearl City, a retired personnel clerk for Army and Air Force Exchange Service Headquarters, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Lynn Y. Tsunoda, brothers Charles T. and George H. Kitayama, sister Mildred M. Koga, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Pearl City Hongwanji Mission. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Lucy Noelani Lonomaaikanaka Mia Akau

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June 7, 2015
Lucy Noelani Lonomaaikanaka Mia Akau, 86, of Waimanalo, a state switchboard operator, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert S. Jr., Alan-Doiron K. and Paul H.; daughters Marbeth K. Aquino and Jonett P. Akau-Aliifua; sister Lydia Ludin; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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