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David Kealohawiwoole Kahana

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 10, 2015
David Kealohawiwoole “Bull” Kahana, 59, of Honolulu, a Rolloffs Hawaii truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lester “Snookie,” Leylan and Lindon; brother Alfred; hanai brother Lester Stigar; sisters Henrietta Davenport and Colleen Kahana; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Lily Leilani Soberano

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 4, 2015
Lily Leilani Soberano, 86, of Kaaawa, a salesclerk, died in Kaaawa. She was born in Kaaawa. She is survived by daughter Frances Dinnan. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Donna Young Keefer

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 13, 2015
Donna Young Keefer, 65, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a recording studio manager at Sea-West Hawaii Recording Studio, died at home. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by mother Clarice Young, brother Ron Young and sister Laurie Driscoll. Celebration of life to be held at a later date. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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James William Thorpe Jr.

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 11, 2015
James William Thorpe Jr., 65, of Kailua-Kona, a Navy commander, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hudson, N.Y. He is survived by wife Margaret, son James, sisters Anne Mary O’Reilly and Rosemary Bonesteel, and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Kids Matter — Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of West Hawaii, P.O. Box 2111, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.

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Wai Sing Ki

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

March 22, 2015
Wai Sing “Peter” Ki, 86, of Honolulu, a cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by son Ken and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Linda Kay Todt

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 1, 2015
Linda Kay Todt, 60, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died at home. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by father James, brothers John and Daniel, and sister Lisa Peralta. Private services. No flowers. In lieu of donations, family requests you “pay it forward.”

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Loretta Oi Korzon

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 10, 2015
Loretta Oi Korzon, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Pagoda Hotel switchboard operator, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Diane Fritz, Carol Korzon and Geralyn Lee; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert Valentine

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 8, 2015
Robert “Bobby” Valentine, 83, of Pearl City, a city wastewater treatment retiree and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Robert Jr., Rodney A. and Ronald D.; brother Paul; sister Barbara Ng; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Myra Hatsuko Matsumoto

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

March 23, 2015
Myra Hatsuko Matsumoto, 73, of Pearl City, a clerk in the construction industry, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Kirby T., sons Kyle T. and Kevin S., daughter Michelle M. Hamamura, brother Paul Sasaki, sisters Brenda Iseri and Susan Higa, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Kim Wong

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 6, 2015
Kim Wong, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by daughter Susan Y.Y., brother Seu Sun, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Taoist services: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice or Hsu Yun Temple (Chinese Buddhist Association of Hawaii).

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John Frederick McGuigan

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 13, 2015
John Frederick McGuigan, 90, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired carpenter on the mainland, died. He was born in Boston. He is survived by brothers Darrell and Jim, and sister Helen. Private services.

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Louise Abilla Melendez

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 12, 2015
Louise Abilla Melendez, 83, of Kapaa, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Daniel, Randy, Herman and Ricky; daughters Suzanne Duncan and Sharlene Swanson; brothers Teofilo “Phil” and Robert Tacbian; sister Helen Flores; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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William Burton Miller

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

April 14, 2015
William Burton “Bill” Miller, 48, of Kailua-Kona, a Navy veteran and a general laborer, died. He was born in Virginia. He is survived by son Nathan, daughter Amaya, father William, mother Ann Newman and sister Pamela Smith. Private services.

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Elsie Cabanatan

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Elsie Cabanatan, 87, of Honolulu will be remembered in services 5 p.m. Monday at Moanalua Mortuary. She died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Rudy Vinigas and Steven, Michael and Melvin Cabanatan; daughters Sandy Ocreto, Carmen Pogtis and Francis Quintero; 22 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. Refreshments to follow. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jane Vegas

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

April 4, 2015
Jane Vegas, 91, of Lawai, Kauai, a Kauai County Hawaiian quilt instructor, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons John S.F., Joe, Charles, Bob and Vincent; daughters Cathy Counts and Candy Vegas; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

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Keith Kazuo Kalani Chong

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

March 29, 2015
Keith Kazuo Kalani Chong, 40, of Honolulu, an accountant, auditor and property manager, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Howard Jr., mother Audrey A., brother Kelly and sisters Korinne Gowin and Kristen Enomoto. Private services.

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Robert Dai Cho Choy

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

March 7, 2015
Robert Dai Cho Choy, 94, of Pearl City, a Navy veteran, died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Lillian Elvira Coburn

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

April 2, 2015
Lillian Elvira Coburn, 94, of Laie, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Ogden, Utah. She is survived by sons Richard, John, Mark, Douglas, Kenji and Robert; daughters Linda Erickson, Carma Bean, Margaret Nozawa, Norma Kimokeo, Stephanie Thornton, Anne Marie Sun Joo Allred and Peggy Coburn; sister Marian Perrenoud; 54 grandchildren; 90 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Ward 6, 55-600 Naniloa Loop. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Eulalia Corpuz

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

March 25, 2015
Eulalia Corpuz, 102, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Francisco, Felix, Benjamin and Teodoro; daughters Luz Cuaresma, Gloria Corpuz and Evangeline Ursua; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist, Kalihi. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Irineo Domingo

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

March 27, 2015
Irineo Domingo, 80, of Aiea, a retired carpenter, died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lucia, sons Irineo Jr. and Efren, daughter Jocelyn Tanaka, brother Emerito, sister Filomina Bali and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Florence Frances Fernandez

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

March 27, 2015
Florence Frances Fernandez, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Bill Ramos, daughters LaVerne Paulos and Nadine Wong, sister Violet Alfonso, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Juan Galinato Garcellano

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

April 5, 2015
Juan Galinato Garcellano, 83, of Honolulu, a retired crop farmer, died. He was born in Candon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Aurora; son Nelson; daughters Rosemarie Bartolome, Melinda Garcellano, Vilma Jaramillo and Susan Dayag; brothers Felipe and Pedro; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services and burial to be held in Candon. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Elizabeth Haluapo

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

April 5, 2015
Elizabeth “Makalapua” Haluapo, 80, of Omao, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Ahukini, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Edward Keoho Sr., Clifford Lee and Francis and David Lam; and sister Kathy Louis. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Lihue First Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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David Kealohawiwoole Kahana

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

April 10, 2015
David Kealohawiwoole “Bull” Kahana, 59, of Honolulu, a Rolloffs Hawaii truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lester “Snookie,” Leylan and Lindon; brother Alfred; sisters Henrietta Davenport and Colleen Kahana; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Hisashi Kawai

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

April 11, 2015
Hisashi Kawai, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Army National Guard personnel officer, died. He was born in Keahua, Maui. He is survived by wife Sueko, sons David K. and Colins A., and a grandchild. No services.

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Roslin Maile Keopuhiwa

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

March 30, 2015
Roslin Maile Keopuhiwa, 61, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Maili. She is survived by husband Joseph P. III, son Joseph P. IV, daughters Julie P. Pacheco and Sheila Kealoha, mother Violet L. Ayau, brothers Wallace P.K. and Alan A. Ayau, sister Jocelyn Amina, nine grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery, 89-700 Haleakala Ave., Waianae.

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Alofataua Kuma

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

April 6, 2015
Alofataua Kuma, 59, of Kailua, owner of Look Sharp Tonga Ltd. and of KavaBoy, died in Kailua. He was born in Kolofo’ou, Tonga. He is survived by wife Shirley Teruya Kuma; daughters Sarah Kahelelani Hatsue Kuma, Anela Freeman and Ana Maria Kuma; and son Pala Tavake Kuma. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, 1020 S. Beretania St. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Takako Mino Lorenzana

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

March 22, 2015
Takako Mino Lorenzana, 51, of Honolulu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village manager, died at home. She was born in Kagawa, Japan. She is survived by husband Antonio R., daughters Yukiko and Kanako, and sister Yuko Wakana. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Soka Gakkai International-USA Community Center, 2729 Pali Highway. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gene M. Baker

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

Feb. 24, 2015
Gene M. Baker, 72, of Waimanalo, a retired Sunvan Hawaii warehouseman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Frank K. Burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Takashi Umeda

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

March 16, 2015
Takashi “Take” Umeda, 88, of Honolulu, a retired photographer from the Honolulu Advertiser and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Mitsuo. Private services.

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