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Steve Koopman

Posted On December 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Steve Koopman, 51, of Haleiwa, an account executive, died in Honolulu. He was born in Virginia. He is survived by wife Debbie, mother Nelda and brother Ben. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Sand Island New Hope Canoe Club beach site.

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Ann Baniago Jackson

Posted On December 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 13, 2013
Ann Baniago Jackson, 52, of Redondo Beach, Calif., a manager, died in West Hollywood, Calif. She was born on Wake Island. She is survived by son Colin and sister Lisa Franklin. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral, 1184 Bishop St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Clifford Masaru Nishina

Posted On December 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 16, 2013
Clifford Masaru Nishina, 101, of Honolulu, a retired public accountant at Nishina Accounting Office and retired chief fiscal officer for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service at Fort Shafter, died at home. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sons Vincent H., Lloyd K. and Conrad M.; daughter Amline T. Hayduk; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Patrick Yim Jr.

Posted On December 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Patrick Yim Jr., 78, of Honolulu, a retired federal firefighter and a Marine Corps veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice, Nuuanu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edith W. Kaneali‘i-Yim; sons Kuhio Yim and Casey Olsen; daughters U‘ilani Pickard, Wailani Farm and Kiki Kaui; brother Llewellyn Ako; sisters Barbara Silva, Maile Tsubaki, Joanne Villarmia, Charlene Berryhill, Miki Lee-Kwai, Taiya Barona and Holly Genralao; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kevin Kenji Okata

Posted On December 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 12, 2013
Kevin Kenji Okata, 52, of Mililani, formerly of Waipahu, a former meat cutter at Times Royal Kunia, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debby N., daughters Geena H. and Amber Y., parents Douglas T. and Hatsue, brother Leland and sister Clare Maeda. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Filipinas Visitacion Oller

Posted On December 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 5, 2013
Filipinas Visitacion “Fely” Oller, 83, of Waipahu, a retiree from Naval Base Pearl Harbor, Scullery Naval Station Galley, died in Waipahu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by brother Mauricio Visitacion Sr. and sister Consolacion Madamba. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Julian Mateo Ramos

Posted On December 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 2, 2013
Julian Mateo Ramos, 86, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in South Hilo. He is survived by wife Marvelyn M.; sons Marlito and Jumar; daughters Josie Simeon and Juvelyn Ramos; sisters Lipin Magday, Julie Badua and Josie Dela Cruz; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Shane Kaleolani Rosa Sr.

Posted On December 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 16, 2013
Shane Kaleolani Rosa Sr., 54, of Waianae, a retired masonry worker and a Navy veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Shane K. Jr.; daughter Serena; brothers Edward “Binnie,” Baron, Nicholas and Jason Rosa, Michael Donatiello and Lance Kawelo; sister Lee Ann Fernandez; mother Gwendolyn Donatiello; father Mason; stepmother Diane; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nanakuli Beach Park. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Yukio Takeya

Posted On December 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 12, 2013
Yukio Takeya, 87, of Hilo, president of Ala Kai Realty, retired U.S. Postal Service carrier and a retired Army major who served in the Vietnam War, died in Japan. He was born in Wailea, Hawaii. He is survived by son Edmund; daughter Leona Chock; brothers Toshio, Teruo, Tom, Herbert, Kenneth and Alan; sisters Gale Takeya and Myrtle Hara; two grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Charles E. Willett Sr.

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 3, 2013
Charles E. “Chuck” Willett Sr., 82, of Mililani, an Army retiree and Purple Heart recipient who served on the 5th Regimental Combat Team during the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Brookline, Mass. He is survived by wife Marilyn; sons Kimo, Chuckie, Charles E. Jr. and Earl Willett, and Shane Melendez; daughters Deborah Ortiz, Harolyn Pavao, Jeana Suan and Hattie Medrano; brothers Dennis and Richard Willette; sisters Barbara Pinkham and Patricia Roby; 30 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Miguel G. Constantino

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Miguel G. Constantino, 100, of Kaumakani, Kauai, an Olokele Sugar Co. machine operator, died at home. He was born in Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Julita C., sons Agelio and Benedicto, daughter Rosalina Flores, 20 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and 36 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Mauro Valdez Pagtulingan

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 19, 2013
Mauro Valdez Pagtulingan, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter and maintenance employee at Zippy’s Pearlridge, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by daughters Marissa and Cecilia Pagtulingan, and Connie Fe Pagtulingan-Hobbs; brothers Pepito and Valentin; sisters Pacita Pagtulingan and Zenaida Romaguera; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 10 at at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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JoAnn M. Courtney-Suttle

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 24, 2013
JoAnn M. Courtney-Suttle, 60, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a parish secretary and religion education coordinator for St. Theresa Catholic Church, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ed Suttle; daughters Martha-Ann Aukai, Gabrielle Suttle and Amanda O’Farrell; mother Thelma Chung-Courtney; brother Thomas Courtney; sister Lynette Noa; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Mountain View. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Daniel G. Silva Jr.

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 24, 2013
Daniel G. Silva Jr., 72, of Aiea, a cook, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by brother John M. Lopez and sisters Darlene Theodore and Johnette Guarin. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Muoi Giang

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Muoi Giang, 68, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Care Center of Honolulu. She was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She is survived by sons Sidney T. and Vince Dang, daughters Ann D. Ha and Vicky D. Do, brother Kiet, sister Thi Thoai and 11 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Beatrice Simbre-Costa

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Beatrice Simbre-Costa, 60, of Mililani, a retired Hawaiian Cement Co. truck driver, died in Mililani. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Cletis Costa; son Charles Samson Jr.; daughter Keri Ann Toshie Simbre; brothers Lorenzo, Stephen, James, Richard and Urbano Simbre Jr., and Edward and Robert Ventura; sisters Jane Ringor, Leonita Jeffries, Elizabeth Ventura-Jardin and Shirley Simbre-Medeiros; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Gregg Kale Humel

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Aug. 23, 2013
Gregg Kale Humel, 48, of Honolulu died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanne; son Joshua K.; daughters Stephanie L., Sheralynn M. and Shyanne K.; and brother Robert. Private services. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Kalalena Pomaika’i Sylva

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Kalalena Pomaika’i Sylva, also known as “Lena” and “Kala,” 26, of Waianae, a Sam’s Club Keeaumoku employee, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Jodie K., stepfather George Meyer IV, father Clarence Jr., stepmother Lani, brothers Ikaika and Kaipo, and grandparents Bernice Park and Mildred and Clarence Sylva Jr. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Joseph Akira Ishizaki Ignacio

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 24, 2013
Joseph Akira Ishizaki Ignacio, 87, of Hilo, retired proprietor of Iggie’s TV and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Miyoko; sons Gary, Randy, Michael, Jay, Mark and Terry; daughter Jo Ann Ishida; sisters Eleanor Miguel and Emogene Pacheco; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 10 at St. Joseph Church. Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Yukio Takeya

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 12, 2013
Yukio Takeya, 87, of Hilo, president of Ala Kai Realty, a retired U.S. Postal Service carrier and a retired Army major who served in the Vietnam War, died in Japan. He was born in Wailea, Hawaii. He is survived by son Edmund; daughter Leona Chock; brothers Toshio, Teruo, Tom, Herbert, Kenneth and Alan; sisters Gale Takeya and Myrtle Hara; two grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Elaine Leinani Kaukani

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 26, 2013
Elaine Leinani Kaukani, 92, of Waimea, Kauai, a cafeteria baker for Waimea High and Elementary School, died at home. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by sons Rufus and Richard; daughters Roberta Kaohi and Roseline Kaukani; brothers Robert, Joseph and Stanley Blackstad; sister Florence Kajiwara; 12 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kekaha. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Barbara Jade Tokuda

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Oct. 5, 2013
Barbara Jade Tokuda, 57, of Honolulu, a dental assistant for Duane Tamashiro D.D.S., died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Seiji “Ray” and Trudy, brother Raymond and sisters Susan Leong, Grace Tokuda, Trudy Wong and Tricia Alquisa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace, Honolulu. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Crispina Rebutar Legaspi

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 20, 2013
Crispina Rebutar Legaspi, 74, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Banga, Aklan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Reynaldo B. Sr.; sons Richard and Reynaldo B. Jr.; daughters Gracita Teves, Eleanor Delima and Katherine Sese; sisters Florentina Paloma and Pilar Rebutar; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Edie Padilla Weigle

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Edie Padilla Weigle, 47, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Fresno, Calif. She is survived by husband William J. Jr., sons Cory A. Padilla and William J. Weigle III, daughter Gabriella I.L. and brother Edward Padilla. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waianae. Casual attire. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Jesus L. Lopez

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Jesus L. Lopez, 73, of Lahaina, a former Erik’s Seafood Grotto chef, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Mexico. He is survived by sons Froilan, Daniel, Salvador and Abel; daughters Imelda Lopez and Anacelia Ramirez Lopez; brothers Juan and Ramon; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, Lahaina. Mass: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Laraine T. Maruyama

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 6, 2013
Laraine T. Maruyama, 58, of Honolulu, a legal clerk for the City and County of Honolulu, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Debbie K. Dung and Claire Y. Tamamoto. Private services.

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James Evans McLean

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 12, 2013
James Evans McLean, 84, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service carrier and an Army veteran who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Chieko, son James M., sister Marie Zane and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Arlene Kailani Miranda

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 15, 2013
Arlene Kailani Miranda, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. employee, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William Jr., Walters, Wade and Wendell; daughter Willene Lono; brother Robert Eli; sister Leona Low; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 14 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Owen Emory Abe

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Owen Emory Abe, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Army National Guard staff sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie T.; son Brandon T.; daughters Shirley J. Cuskarovska, Cynthia A. Ishizaki and April S. Abe; brother Milton; sister Elaine Nakao; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen M. Nakashima

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 13, 2013
Helen M. “Auntie M” Nakashima, 83, of Honolulu, retired owner of Helen’s Jewelry, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Marc Nakashima and Eric S. and Guy M. Kumagai; daughters Susan E. Nakahara and Tami S. Hiraishi; brothers Alvin A., Richard S. and Gary T. Nishi; sister June Y. Takenaga; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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