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Shane Peni Tau

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

May 13, 2013
Shane Peni Tau, 34, of Waipahu, a residential specialist, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He is survived by son Michael L., daughters Shayna-Lyn L. and Shylah L., father David, mother Maureen Paea, brother Carlos and sister Natalie Tau. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services:11:30 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Leonard Bernard Augustus

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

April 15, 2013
Leonard Bernard Augustus, 66, of Honolulu, a warehouse laborer for Auto Batteries Recycling Services, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Leonard Clay Vegas and Geno and Jon Akui; brothers Jonny, Anthony, Larry and Jasper; sister Geraldine Augustus; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life:11 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Beach in Waianae.

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Clinton Munemitsu Tokuda

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

May 17, 2013
Clinton Munemitsu Tokuda, 86, of Aiea, an Army veteran and a retired pumping station mechanic for the city Wastewater Management Division, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He survived by wife Jane E., brother Yoshihiro and sisters Tamaki and Dorothy S. Private services.

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Daniel George Betsui

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

Dec. 20, 2012
Daniel George Betsui, 67, of Koloa, Kauai, a Kauai County firefighter, died at home. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by son Byron and sister Carol Young. Visitation:9 a.m. June 15 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel, Koloa. Services:10 a.m.

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Howard Kiyoumi Ushijima

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

April 18, 2013
Howard Kiyoumi Ushijima, 96, of Aiea, an employee of Wahiawa Distributors and of the state, died in Kapolei. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Hishiko; sons Bobby and Ronald; daughters Catherine Kaneshiro and Joyce Takata; sisters Ethel Hironaka, Merle Ragasa, Kimiyo Koyamatsu and Shizue Tan; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jeanne Ellen Dobbs

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

May 20, 2013
Jeanne Ellen Dobbs, 64, of Honolulu, a retired Macy’s store manager in Waikiki, died in Honolulu. She was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She is survived by husband Marc S. Kennedy Sr., son Sabre Jr., daughters Amy R. and Stacy R. Kennedy, mother Mary, sister Donna and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. June 3 at Holy Trinity Church. Mass:11 a.m. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Tom Tomoyoshi Yamane

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

May 24, 2013
Tom Tomoyoshi Yamane, 88, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Community College vocational educational coordinator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Misao, sons James and Robert, brother Haru, sister Saeko Imade and four grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Daisy Yuk Kwai Pang Dung

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

May 9, 2013
Daisy Yuk Kwai Pang Dung, 82, of Honolulu, a nurse and real estate investor, died in KaiserMedical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joseph W. Deng; daughters Janice D. Chang, Lili BLD Ervin and Mary L. Dung; brothers Alfred, Walter and Herbert Pang; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu MemorialPark & Mortuary, east chapel. Services:11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Theresa School, 712 N. School St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Lillian Yasuyo Yano

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

April 22, 2013
Lillian Yasuyo Yano, 84, of Mililani, a retired secretary at Hickam Air Force Base and anikebana instructor at Kalihi Library and Olaloa Retirement Center, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Howard, Wilfred and Thomas; and sister Aileen Asato. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Rose Victoria Ellison

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

May 17, 2013
Rose Victoria “Rosie” Ellison, 74, of Hilo, a former owner of Rosie’s Diner in downtown Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Dwayne Tucker, sons Randy Furukado and Emery Racadio, brothers Gilbert Ramos and Larry Pagan, sisters Violet Diederiks and Evangeline Carreira, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Anthony Ahkui Young Jr.

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

April 27, 2013
Anthony Ahkui Young Jr., 64, of Kapolei, a Roberts Hawaii bus driver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Werlina; son ChristianLee; daughter Antoinette; brothers Allan, Gilbert and Howard; and sisters Judy Ramento and Darlene Fernandez. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Edwin T. Hirai

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

April 26, 2013
Edwin T. “Hirai” Hirai, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Eastman Kodak warehouse clerk and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gayle T.; daughter Chanel A. Kipper; brothers Walter T. and Francis S.; sisters June S. Hirai, Margaret Tom and Eleanor Marquez; and a stepgrandchild. Visitation:4 p.m. June 3 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Online condolences:www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Kenneth Sin Hee Ho

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

May 18, 2013
Kenneth Sin Hee Ho, 85, of Aiea, an aircraft mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lily M.; sons Kendrick and Keith Allen; daughters Liane Uchima, Lynnora Ono and Lorna Anderson; sisters Dorothy Jung and Pearl Kau; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Honolulu. Services:10:30 a.m. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Mitsuko Miyata

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

April 30, 2013
Mitsuko Miyata, 92, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa auxiliary services clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dean I., daughters Joanne H. Kealoha and Sharon M. Aoki, brother Kiyoshi Hashimoto, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Elsie Kiyome Nakandakare

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

May 19, 2013
Elsie Kiyome Nakandakare, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education cafeteria worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Eileen Ling, Beverly Kawamura, Karen Nakadakare-Littleton and Sharon Mossing; sister Misae Higa; seven grandchildren; and six grandchildren. Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 5 p.m.

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Miyuki Puckett

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

April 26, 2013
Miyuki Puckett, 82, of Mililani, the first Japanese national licensed broker to work at Summit Realty, Aiea, died in Mililani. She was born in Okawa, Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by son Fukuyuki, daughter Leslie R. Lewis, sister Hiroko Contreras, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alfred John Roman

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

April 18, 2013
Alfred John Roman, 57, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, an automotive body repairman, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Kimberly. Private services.

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Elsa Kuulei Sabate

Posted On May 27th, 2013 -

May 8, 2013
Elsa Kuulei Sabate, 44, ofPearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Jerryand Cammy, brother Jeremy and grandparent Connie Estocondo. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Timius J. Limakare

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 15, 2013
Timius J. Limakare, 70, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for the Marshall Islands Department of Education, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ebon, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Maelan; sons Jody, Elises, Marty, Tarry, Arti, Saimon, Timi and Michael; daughters Emline, Carita, Freetha and Luean; brothers Komlet and Bwia; 46 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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George Villanueva Jr.

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 10, 2013
George Villanueva Jr., 74, of Kaneohe, a state Department of Transportation supervisor, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sandra N.L.; daughter Sheri-Ann V. Macadangdang; brother Harold; sisters Barbara Kukahiko, Shirley Villanueva, Linda J. Swanson and Julinda Kaalekahi; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Takao Matsuda

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 19, 2013
Takao Matsuda, 90, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill electrician, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Harue, son Wayne and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Dayna Hayashi Watanabe

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 18, 2013
Dayna Hayashi “Yuki” Watanabe, 61, of Waipahu, a retired cosmetologist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kevin, son Jeris Amazaki, father Wilfred K. Hayashi, brothers Bryan N. “Butch” and Aldon M. “Mitch” Hayashi, and sister Carolyn “Aiki” Bailey. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 13 at First Assembly of God, 3400 Moanalua Road, Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Fe Guadalupe Moriones

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 9, 2013
Fe Guadalupe Moriones, 91, of Lanai City died in Honolulu. She was born in Bangar, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by son Adriano Mabanag, daughter Barbara Guillen, nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Union Hall, Lanai City. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, Lanai City. Burial to follow at Lanai Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mitchell Williams

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 12, 2013
Mitchell “Kaipo” Williams, 62, of Kula, Maui, a bodybuilder and physical fitness trainer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Mitchell K.; daughters Christo Namauu, Mary K. and Michelle L. Williams, and Christine Naone; brothers Louie, Jack, Abel, Hank, Miles and Jeramiah; sisters Charity Williams, Marcia Alvior, Eliza Broadfoot, Maile Kolowena and Yolanda Guy; and five grandchildren. Services: 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall, Haiku, Maui. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. at Kalama Park II. Gathering to follow. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Mario Navalta Noveloso

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

April 17, 2013
Mario Navalta Noveloso, 52, of Aiea died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alex and Cyrus, daughter Carina and mother Perpetua N. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Donald L. Ouderkirk Sr.

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 22, 2013
Donald L. Ouderkirk Sr., 82, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired Kauai Electric Co. chief operator and a Coast Guard retiree, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Brockton, Mass. He is survived by wife Ludi; son Donald L. Jr.; daughters Donna S. and Dyan N. “Nikki” Ouderkirk, Tiger Ouderkirk-Bachler and Debbie Balch; sister Roberta O. Bradstreet; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Lunch to follow burial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Theresa Partridge-Asuncion

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 14, 2013
Theresa Partridge-Asuncion, also known as “Terry” and “Trining,” 91, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Paulino “Ramon” Villanueva, and Gerald “Jerry,” George, Rodney and Bernard Asuncion; daughters Frances Arakaki, Lorraine Celoza and Priscilla Mandaloniz; hanai sister Connie “Hadie” Olaes; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Katie F. Acoba

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 13, 2013
Katie F. Acoba, 95, of Pearl City, a Dole and Libby Cannery trimmer, died in Honolulu. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Edwardo and David Sr., 25 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Joseph Gonsalves Pedro

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

April 19, 2013
Joseph Gonsalves Pedro, 73, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired Kau Sugar Plantation Co. harvesting supervisor, died in Ka’u Hospital. He was born in Naalehu. He is survived by wife Mary Jane; hanai sons Raymond Paglinawan and Clarence Sr., Rolland, Clarence Jr. and Curtis Alcoran; sisters Lucille Sesson, Loretta Enyeart, AnnaMae Jones, Marjorie Pedra and Florence Paiva; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Chiaki Akazawa

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

May 17, 2013
Chiaki Akazawa, 89, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Gay and Robinson mechanic, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by son Clayton; brother Eugene; sisters Misao Mori, Yukiko Kubota and Itsuko Murabayashi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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