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Rose Tsuyuno Hiranaga

Posted On July 16th, 2012 -

July 3, 2012
Rose Tsuyuno Hiranaga, 88, of Mililani, a retired Star Market employee, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary and sisters Irene Haraga and Grace Santos. Private services. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Joseph Papalimu

Posted On July 16th, 2012 -

July 9, 2012
Joseph “Uncle Joe” Papalimu, 77, of Hilo, a retired Lagoon Liquors proprietor and Marine Corps veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Kawehilani Marshall and Kahiolani J. Papalimu; brothers William L. Abraham, Timothy K. Papalimu and Jack Odani; sisters Rebecca P. Baji, Ruth K. Papalimu and Elaine Grace; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services:11:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Hao Huynh

Posted On July 16th, 2012 -

July 3, 2012
Hao Huynh, 88, of Honolulu died. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Son Tong; sons Chi Man, Chie Lien, Eric and Larry Wong and Nam Chi Huynh; daughters Lily Ngu, Lien Mo, Amy Lau, Aileen Quan and Judy Wong; 24 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Chinese Buddhist services:9:30 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

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William Rodolfo Ramiscal

Posted On July 16th, 2012 -

May 24, 2012
William Rodolfo Ramiscal, 69, of Aiea, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant, Hyatt Regency security director in Waikiki and Hilton loss prevention officer in Waikiki, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn; daughters Celeste Gayer and Rochelle Crowder; mother Juliana Bolosan; brothers Larry, Reuben and Dean; sisters Maile Kepano, Rachel Martinez, Elizabeth Martin, Donna Pavao, Lily Rosa and Lila Kokualani; and six grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Miyoko Ishizu

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 7, 2012
Miyoko “Ruth” Ishizu, 97, of Kula, Maui, an M.D.G.’s Kula Supermarket clerk and retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Keahua, Maui. She is survived by sons Clarence and Rogers, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Nobuko Okata

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

June 25, 2012
Nobuko Okata, 80, of Ewa Beach died in Waipahu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Atsushi; daughters June Higa and Lynn Ventura; sisters Matsuko Sera and Kazuko Nakasone; caregivers Teresita, Josie, Mel and Mira; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Kirt Kalii Garcia Kaanoi

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

June 23, 2012
Kirt Kalii Garcia Kaanoi, 38, of Anchorage, Alaska, formerly of Honolulu, a chef and security guard, died. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by sons Kekoa, Keahi, Kaniela “Chad” and Kalii; father Richard Garcia; mother Derlene Yuk Lin-Kaanoi; hanai mother Barbara Fuller; brothers Lance, Patrick, Earl, Kalani, Jarrend and Buzzy Boy Kaanoi, and Richard Boy, Oscar, Paul E., Charles and Jake Garcia; sisters Kina Kaanoi-Richards, Carol Kaanoi-Magalei and Genise Garcia; and grandparent Violet Pahia. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Saturday near Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Gathering to follow at Correa Ranch. Aloha attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Nancy Kalei Palakiko

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

June 4, 2012
Nancy Kalei Palakiko, 71, of Waianae, a pineapple trimmer at Dole Co. and custodian at Kleenco and Jarrett and Moanalua Middle schools, died at home. She was born in Makiki. She is survived by son Daniel M.; daughters Emareen N. Kalua, Eileen K. Chun Fook, Nancy K. Kanahele, Linda K. Kaleipa and Paige Palakiko; brothers Joe, Ralph, Stanley, Walter and Albert Makanani; sister Barbara Salo­mon; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe 1st Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Grace Fujino Kam

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

June 28, 2012
Grace Fujino Kam, 89, of Hono­lulu, proprietor of Y.Y. Varsity Bakery, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John and Calvin, daughter Yvonne Toma, sister Alice Kami, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Trent Yoshio Sera

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 9, 2012
Trent Yoshio Sera, 48, of Kahului, a Maui High School teacher, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michele, son Bryce, daughter Jacy, mother Cynthia Ikeda and brother Todd. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Moira Kaleikula Kelekolio-Bright

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

June 25, 2012
Moira Kaleikula Kelekolio-Bright, 67, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Office of Aging Handi-Van driver, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Shane A.C. Campbell; daughter Moira K. Richardson; sisters Esther Nichols, Rowena Adviento and Frances Kailieha; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Tina Merrie Sing

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

June 26, 2012
Tina Merrie Sing, 46, of Wailuku died at home. She was born in Minneapolis. She is survived by husband William K. III, daughters Summer M. Kohler and Kahele K. Sing, father Russell R. Blair, sister Tammy Blair and a grandchild. Private services.

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Viola Kealohapauole Arcangel

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

June 21, 2012
Viola Kealohapauole Arcangel, 79, of Lahaina, a retired Kaanapali Beach Hotel waitress, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Allan, Wenzel and Stacey; daughters Orilee B. Biho and Bernie Arcangel; sister Annie Manoha; 22 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Private cremation. Online condolences: ballardfamily­mortuaries.com.

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Melvin Nobuichi Makii

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 10, 2012
Melvin Nobuichi Makii, 87, of Waipahu, a city mass transit lines bus driver and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Kuiaha, Maui. He is survived by wife Mildred M.; son Michael M.; daughters Sharon E. Nishi, Phyllis M. Adriano and Gwen C. Omori; brother “Mike” Satoru; sister Alice Masuda; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Demy Sibayan Tamayo

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 12, 2012
Demy Sibayan Tamayo, 58, of Waipahu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Balacad, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Aldy and Alen Fermin, brothers Carlos and Macario, sisters Tomasa Custona and Dolores Bulo, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

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Felipe Badoyen

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 8, 2012
Felipe Badoyen, 71, of Germany, formerly of Lahaina, a retired Army sergeant first class, died on Maui. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Rita; son Felipe; brothers James, Gerald, Andrew, Wallace and John Badoyen, and Dexter Alioa; and sister Marlena Robinson. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Doreen Yaeko Matsumoto

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 5, 2012
Doreen Yaeko Matsumoto, 61, of Wailuku, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. facility assistant, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Jerry, daughter Debbie Han and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Elenita R. Cada

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 9, 2012
Elenita R. Cada, 74, of Los Angeles, a seamstress, died in Hono­lulu. She was born in Lucban, Quezon, Philippines. She is survived by sons Erikson and Peruval, daughter Whena Benedicto, brothers Maximo and Antolin, sisters Florentino and Regina, and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Dennis Morin

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 5, 2012
Dennis Morin, 64, of Wailuku died. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Ann; sons Lance and Kenneth; daughter Leila; mother Evelyn; brothers Joseph and John; sisters Patricia Wright, Maureen Nelson, Mary Kay Burns and Michele Morin; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Wailuku Door of Faith Church. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Friday at Mala Wharf. Flowers welcome for scattering ceremony. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Philip Carrizosa

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 5, 2012
Philip Carrizosa, 86, of Wai­anae, a bus driver for TheBus, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Daniel Baptista Jr. and Philip Carrizosa Jr.; daughters Rose Snyder, Mary Ann Baptista and Kimberly Haupu; brothers John, Adam and Benito Ilaban; sisters Patricia Perreira and Josephine Torralva; 20 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Makakilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 1:30 p.m. at Maili Beach Park.

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Devin K.V. Morishita

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 3, 2012
Devin K.V. Morishita, 14, of Hilo, a Hilo Intermediate School student, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Chase and Aja, Isis and Kenzie; grandparents Steve and Michelle Morishita, and Victor and Maricia Nakatsu; and great-grandparents Trinidad Caballero, Florence O’Grady, and Benny and Yvonne Enriquez. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Bernardo Valdez Castro

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 5, 2012
Bernardo Valdez Castro, 65, of Honolulu, a custodial supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Elsa, son Bernard, daughters Elizabeth Ann Castro-Chun and Elmilie Castro-Dacanay, mother Celestina, brothers Domingo and Rodolfo, sister Lourdes Aradanas and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Kimie Morita

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 7, 2012
Kimie “Janet” Morita, 87, of Los Angeles, a retired Blue Chip Stamps bookkeeper, died in Hono­lulu. She was born in Wai­anae. She is survived by son Will, brothers Burt and Charlie Ishitani, sisters Harriett Fukuoka and Elaine Yokoo, and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. July 23 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Peter Michael Elson

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 7, 2012
Peter Michael “Pete” Elson, 71, of Ko Olina, a retired Army lieutenant colonel who served with the 27th Infantry Regiment “Wolfhounds,” died at home. He was born in York, Pa. He is survived by wife Martha E. Pulley; daughters Betsy Campbell, Amanda Paskell and Christine Anderson; brother Jeff; sisters Susan Price, Ellen Kilgore and Julie Miller; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Aloha or casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Peace Bridge, Wolfhound Orphanage in Osaka, Japan; visit www.caringbridge.org and enter site name peteelson.

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Sam Sanguan Nguyen

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

June 22, 2012
Sam Sanguan Nguyen, 47, of Honolulu, a Navy petty officer first class, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He is survived by wife Tram Vuong; daughters Shanna Vuong and Tiana Vuong; father Huyen Van; brothers Son Ngoc, Sang Van, Ut Van and Duc Huu; sisters Mai Thi, Yen Thi, Tuyet-Huong Thi and Thu Thi; stepbrothers An Ngoc and Thanh Ngoc; and stepsister Tuyet Thi. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mitsuru Fukuda

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

June 7, 2012
Mitsuru Fukuda, 96, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. machinist, died in Kula, Maui. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Gerald, Takeo and Alan; and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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David Gilman Nottage

Posted On July 15th, 2012 -

July 7, 2012
David Gilman Nottage, 93, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired insurance agent, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons David G. Jr., James T. and Samuel W.; daughters Kahren “Muffy” Miller and Charlotte “Lolly” Davis; brother Peter; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745-4130. Online condolences: ballardfamily­mortuaries.com.

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Dorothy Haru Tsuji

Posted On July 14th, 2012 -

June 9, 2012
Dorothy Haru Tsuji, 100, of Wahiawa, a retired Lanakila Elementary School teacher, died. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by son Patrick, daughters Kay Uesugi and Bessie Okada, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Grace Kamohalii

Posted On July 14th, 2012 -

June 29, 2012
Grace Kamohalii, 86, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gregory Kamohalii, and Kenneth, Nathan and Darrell Ortiz; daughters Angeline Costa, Charlene Thompson, Kathleen Colburn and Carmen Ruis; brother John Parker; sister Alene Eleneke-Pa; 30 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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Ayako Okubo

Posted On July 14th, 2012 -

July 3, 2012
Ayako Okubo, 89, of Hilo, a retired Kamehameha Garments seamstress, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived sons Lloyd T., Arnold T. and Aaron T.; brother Masato Hirata; sister Jane Momoki; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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