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Jacqueline Marie Torres

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 8, 2014
Jacqueline Marie Torres, 84, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John, Patrick and Daniel; daughter Maria; brother Gilbert Azevedo; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Charlotte Kau Akamu

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 11, 2014
Charlotte Kau Akamu, 90, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ho-nolulu. She is survived by son Wayne J., daughters Charlene S. Cohen and Pamela Olivas, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Shogo Kubo

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 24, 2014
Shogo Kubo, 54, of Honolulu, a tour agent, will be remembered in services 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. He was born in Kagoshima, Japan. He is survived by wife Michiyo, son Shota, daughter Meagan H., brothers Yoshifumi and Shinya, and sister Reiko Masuda. Visitation: 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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Caroline Jessie Arruda

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
Caroline Jessie Arruda, 87, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by grandnephews Paul D’Almeida and Rex Matthews, and grandnieces Sheila, Coleen and Charlene Matthews. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Urn burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Tomie Nitta

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 7, 2014
Tomie “Katherine” Nitta, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Reyn Spooner seamstress and Etsuji Nitta Contracting assistant, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Steven and Robert, daughters Susan Edwards and Sandra Haynes, brother Walter Miyamoto, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Gladys Leinaala Keola Brent

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 19, 2014
Gladys Leinaala Keola Brent, 84, of Waianae, a preschool teacher, died at home. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by son John; daughters Barbara Brent, Brenda Elizares, Ruby Acosta and Priscilla Wong; 21 grandchildren; and 56 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Bessie Gallardo Obra

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 12, 2014
Bessie Gallardo Obra, 86, of Honolulu, a Bank of America retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by husband Raymond K.; sons Kermit, Dexter and Lance; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 pm. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Petronila Diones Castanieto

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 19, 2014
Petronila Diones Castanieto, 95, of Waipahu, a former Libby’s Pineapple Cannery employee and retired apartment manager in Alameda, Calif., died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Cosme; daughters Catalina Ah Sam, Dolores Smith, Angie Camello and Julia Woods; sisters Theodora Del Rosario and Consuelo Sabado; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Walter T. Odo

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Walter T. Odo, 80, of Honolulu, a retired musician with the United States Air Force Band and Royal Hawaiian Band, and an Air Force veteran, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Gloria; sons Stephen and Kevin; daughters Janice Curammeng, Carolyn Nomura, Alison Odo and Christine Enomoto; brother Richard; sister Wilma Lovell; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 27 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Gladyce Clement

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

May 31, 2014
Gladyce Clement, 76, of Mililani died in Aiea. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Robert E., son Gordon S., daughter Colleen Okashige, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Jessie A. Oliveira

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Jessie A. “Tutu” Oliveira, 89, of Paukaa, Hawaii, a retired salesclerk and tour guide at the former Orchids of Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Edwin, daughters Marie Roberts and Margaret “Maggie” DeSa, sister Rose Perry, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou, Hawaii. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 3. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, condolences may be sent to 206 Kahoa Place, Hilo, HI 96720.

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Dionisio Castro Diza

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 1, 2014
Dionisio Castro Diza, 75, of Waipahu, a Kam Drive In Swap Meet custodian, died in Waipahu. He was born in Claveria, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marcelina, sons Richard and Rodrigo, daughters Marilyn Diza and Marie Apilado, brother Hilardo, sister Mary Bautista and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 1:15 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Roy Takemi Tonaki

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

May 19, 2014
Roy Takemi Tonaki, 72, of Honolulu, a retired boilermaker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 41, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eileen F.; daughter Jodi Lau; sisters Dorothy Higa, Marjorie Sumida and Jeanette Okamura; and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Misayo Hirahara

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 7, 2014
Misayo Hirahara, 87, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Mark, daughters Linda Sugihara and Iris Rapoza, brother Jay Hada, sister Kay Medeiros, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Frederick Kum Fa Tseu

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 7, 2014
Frederick Kum Fa Tseu, 90, of Kailua, an insurance broker and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Hunan, China. He is survived by wife Edna; son Steven; daughters Debbie Nishimoto, Lori Rodriguez and Eugenia Tom; brothers Lawrence, Albert and Joseph; and seven grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Charles E. Huston Jr.

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 22, 2014
Charles E. “Charlie” Huston Jr., 72, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner and operator of Charlie’s Water Hauling and a state Department of Transportation Highways Division retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Gwen; sons Dean, Darrell and Charles K.; daughter Denise Gaylord; brother Thomas Campbell; sisters Arleta Smith and Rachel McKenzie; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Keaau. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire.

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Alice M. Wong

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 14, 2014
Alice M. Wong, 85, of Honolulu, a retired telephone operator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edmund, brother Robert Ho and sisters Mary Chong and Margaret Tomita. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shizuo Inoue

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
Shizuo “Mac” Inoue, 87, of Pearl City, an Air Force veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by daughters Marsha Yoshiba and Cathy Inoue-Harada, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Sandra Masako Yamada

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 8, 2014
Sandra Masako Yamada, 71, of Honolulu, a retired social worker with the state Adult Probation Department and the Queen’s Medical Center, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jonathan M. Serrato. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Yoko Kijima

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
Yoko Kijima, 86, of Kula, Maui, died at home. She was born in Akita, Japan. She is survived by sister Toshiko Shibuya. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Aiko Yamamoto

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Aiko “Florence” Yamamoto, 93, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Anita N. Winecoff and Cynthia N. Kimura, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Wahiawa Hongwanji, 1067 California Ave. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Stanley Y. Komata

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

May 29, 2014
Stanley Y. “Stan” Komata, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Army National Guard chief warrant officer, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Kualapuu, Molokai. He is survived by wife Tomoe, daughters Gayle Komata and Donna Agas, brother Ronald and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to American Cancer Society-Hawaii and Blood Bank of Hawaii.

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Ronald Lindsey Morris

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
Ronald Lindsey Morris, 67, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Kahaluu. He is survived by wife Lehua Lorenzo; sons Gabriel and Jeremiah Morris, and Michael Colleps; daughters Vanda Rivera, Veronica Chong and Rachel Morris; brothers Ralph, Richard, Robert and Frederick; sister Evelyn Perry; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Phu Van Nguyen

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Phu Van Nguyen, 68, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Dong Ha, Quang Tri, Vietnam. He is survived by wife Theresa H.; son Sebastien; daughters Sylvie B. and Nathalie L.; brothers Raymond, Bernard and Lucien Minier; sisters Claire, Paule, Isabelle and Catherine Minier; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St. Mass: 9 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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Dale R. Noble

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

March 22, 2014
Dale R. Noble, 82, of Santa Barbara, Calif., a retired Kamehameha Schools teacher and an Army veteran, died in Santa Barbara. He was born in Riceville, Iowa. He is survived by wife Alice; son Dean; brothers Weston, Lowell and Joe; sister Joann; and two grandchildren. Musical offering: 3:30 p.m. July 5 at Calvary By the Sea Lutheran Church, Honolulu. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Calvary By the Sea music department.

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Helen Hiroko Onuma

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 17, 2014
Helen Hiroko Onuma, 91, of Lanai and Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Keomoku, Lanai. She is survived by sons Eric, Gary and Roger; daughter Carolyn Flood; sister Eleanor Ahner; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m.

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Rogelio Acpal Sr.

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

May 31, 2014
Rogelio “Roger” Acpal Sr., 72, of Pearl City, an Army Reserve veteran, a meat cutter and retired Daiei meat manager, died in Pearl City. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Helen Galasinao; son Rogelio “Roger” Jr.; daughters Michelle Lynn Acpal, Melissa Ann A. Haggard and Melanie Ann M. Acpal; brothers Teodorico “Ted,” Artenio “Timmy” and Alfred; sisters Caroline Tacotaco, Carmelita Hispshire and Josefina “Josie” Salvador; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Pearl City. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Roland Rasmussen

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

June 8, 2014
Roland “Rusty” Rasmussen, 89, of Ewa Beach, a veteran of the Air Force and Merrill’s Marauders during World War II, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by wife Ritsuko D., son Kenji W., daughter Leilani D. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Paulette Carreira Luiz

Posted On June 25th, 2014 -

June 17, 2014
Paulette Carreira Luiz, 63, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a waitress at Miwa’s and Osaka Restaurant in Hilo, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Elliot J. Fernandez; brothers George, Michael and David; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Kilroy Leialoha Nahale

Posted On June 25th, 2014 -

June 14, 2014
Kilroy Leialoha Nahale, 66, of Honolulu, a self-employed worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Kawaiola, brother Joseph and a grandchild. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Sunday at Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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