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Katherine Ann Peters

Posted On May 8th, 2015 -

May 2, 2015
Katherine Ann Peters, 93, of Hilo, a Kauai Community College head librarian, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by son Stephen and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Joshua Kawika Ray Pittman

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April 30, 2015
Joshua Kawika Ray Pittman, 23, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by son Chanceton Grace-Lane, mother Julia Cruz, stepfather Daniel Cruz, brother Jason Baclaan, sisters Elaine Baclaan-Soberano and Jenevieve Baclaan, and grandparent Ann Chapman. Services to be held at a later date in Honolulu.

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Ramon Masaaki Tanaka

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April 18, 2015
Ramon Masaaki “Ray” Tanaka, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a state Department of Education social worker, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Laverne, son Royce, daughter Janis Morita, brother Riccio, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. May 16 at the family’s residence in Kona.

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Alfredo Asuncion

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April 4, 2015
Alfredo “Sonny” Asuncion, 77, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Kathleen, sons Alfred “Kimo” Escalante and Ramond Asuncion, daughter Jan Kaleimamahu, stepson Stanford Aban, stepdaughters Michelle Saia and Danette Madeira, brother Junior, sister Beatrice Furamoto, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 23 at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Kapaa. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Dolores Salazar Bangloy

Posted On May 8th, 2015 -

April 5, 2015
Dolores Salazar Bangloy, 80, of Honolulu, a Dole Pineapple Co. retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Gataran, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by son Lindon, daughters Marilou Salazar and Theresa Medina, brother Roque Salazar, sister Juanita Campos, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Raymond Bega

Posted On May 8th, 2015 -

April 28, 2015
Raymond Bega, 90, of Honolulu, a federal government supply specialist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Janet M. and brother Fred. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Masuyo Doi

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April 19, 2015
Masuyo Doi, 90, of Haiku, Maui, a retired educational assistant, died in Haiku. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Milton, Dennis and Leslie; daughter Barbara; and six grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Makawao Hongwanji. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Goodhue Francis Fernandez Jr.

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April 27, 2015
Goodhue Francis Fernandez Jr., 63, of Honolulu, a firefighter with the Hickam Air Force Base crash crew and a Navy veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Leona; sisters Lillian Novak, Geraldine “Gerri” Fernandez-Cash and Julie Tavares; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Theresa Lopez Hosino

Posted On May 8th, 2015 -

April 23, 2015
Theresa Lopez Hosino, 95, of Honolulu, a retired cook at Saint Francis and Kamehameha schools, and seamstress for Alfred Shaheen, died in Waipahu. She was born in Wailea, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Carol Dean Caspillo, Billie Lyn “Alani Hi‘iakaikapoliopele” and Patricia Ann Urbano; sister Maria Roberts; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church, 1614 Monte St. Family service: 11 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Emily Alana Kaopua

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April 24, 2015
Emily Alana Kaopua, 92, of Waianae, a Gateway manager at Polynesian Cultural Center, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous caregivers from the Muae and Kaopua families and numerous children, siblings, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii North Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Harriet Haruko Kohashi

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April 27, 2015
Harriet Haruko Kohashi, 91, of Honolulu, a retired certified public accountant for Theodore T. Kohashi CPA Inc., died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Theodore T., son Leslie M., brothers Masami and Shigemi Higashigawa, and sisters Ellen Ikeda, Arlene Dowler and Grace Kira. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 96826.

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James M. Griffin

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

April 29, 2015
James M. Griffin, 82, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a Honolulu Police Department officer, owner of Exquizite Junk in Kona and a Navy veteran, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in Chandlerville, Ill. He is survived by wife Jean, daughters Audrey Rogers and Tiana Companion, 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services to be held at a later date.

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Richard Gene Thoren

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

April 6, 2015
Richard Gene Thoren, 78, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Topeka, Kansas. He is survived by sons Terry, Richard Jr. and Charles Thoren, and Thomas and James Mattos; daughters Sharie Martin, Diana Thoren, Jerri Horner and Colleen Mattos; sister Margaret Mc Evoy; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Philip Eugene Haslip

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Philip Eugene Haslip, 88, of Kailua-Kona, a retired business owner and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Flint, Mich. He is survived by wife Laura; daughters Linda Toren, Laurie LeCoq and Lani Edmondson; brother Donald; sisters Lila Dawson, Phyllis Wright and Mary Lou Gilbert; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Querino Tierra

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March 23, 2015
Querino “Quering” Tierra, 82, of Ewa Beach, a retired Ilikai Hotel cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Erlinda C.; daughters Daisy Bayudan and Karen Bosanquet, hanai daughter Lynn Kamealoha, stepmother Zenaida, brothers Alfred and Albert, sisters Sally Payumo and Betty Tolentino, stepsister Aimee, six grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dennis S. Ho

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

April 24, 2015
Dennis S. Ho, 66, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elenice M.D. and mother Betsy J. 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.

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Roger W.C. Tom

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

March 29, 2015
Roger W.C. Tom, 66, of Honolulu, a retired controller, finance and administration manager for Pepsi-Cola Co. and chief financial officer for Hawaii Insurance Bureau Inc., died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Kristl S.M. and Adrianne W.S. Tom, and Trisha S.M. Nakasone; brother Eric; and sisters Beryl Chu and Erlene Tom. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Nobuo Honda

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

May 2, 2015
Nobuo “Jack” Honda, 81, of Aiea, a state Department of Land and Natural Resources forester and an Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Keauhou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Millicent C., daughter Dr. Heather, brother Hideo, sisters Florence Kaiki and Mitsue Kitasato, and a grandchild. No services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific Headquarters, 2370B Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Kazuko Turner

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April 24, 2015
Kazuko Turner, 88, of Ewa Beach, a retired Safeway cashier, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. She was born in Gifu, Japan. She is survived by daughter Mary Sue Morrison, caregiver Joan Miller, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Theresa Lopez Hosino

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

April 23, 2015
Theresa Lopez Hosino, 95, of Honolulu, a retired cook at Saint Francis and Kamehameha schools, and seamstress for Alfred Shaheen, died in Waipahu. She was born in Wailea, Maui. She is survived by daughters Carol Dean Caspillo, Billie Lyn “Alani Hi‘iakaikapoliopele” and Patricia Ann Urbano; sister Maria Roberts; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church, 1614 Monte St. Family service: 11 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sun Cha Un

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

April 27, 2015
Sun Cha Un, 75, of Cleveland, formerly of Honolulu, died in Cleveland. She was born in Korea. She is survived by sons Suk Sik Lee and Bom Sik Lee; daughters Sung Cha Hur, Una Lim, Sung Stubenberg, Yong Zampieri and Ui Sik Ng-Pack; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Margaret Naomi Kawashima

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

April 16, 2015
Margaret Naomi Kawashima, 58, of Honolulu, a Duty Free Shoppers manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Yoshio; sons Mychael and Jaymes; mother Kiyoko Toma; and sisters Helen Spire, Susan Aono and Alice Fujiwara. Private services.

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Aileen Nona Capellas Van Gieson

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April 30, 2015
Aileen Nona Capellas Van Gieson, 90, of Hilo, a retired schoolteacher, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by grandsons Charles, Jesse, Kenika and Justin Grune; granddaughters Karie L. and Dawnelle N. Grune; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire.

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Stanley Mitsuru Kogasaka

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

April 25, 2015
Stanley Mitsuru Kogasaka, 80, of Hilo, a retired construction superintendent from the former M. Sonomura Contracting Co. and former building construction inspector at the state Department of Accounting and General Services, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was also an Army veteran who served in the Korean War. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Miriam; son Daryle Kitamori; daughters Kellie DeRego, Lornalee Karvas and Adele Cacho; brother Herbert; sisters Alice Dakujaku and Elaine Re; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yu Mei Xiao

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April 14, 2015
Yu Mei Xiao, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in China. She is survived by four sons, three daughters, 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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Lawrence Atai Makuakane

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May 1, 2015
Lawrence Atai Makuakane, 84, of Wailuku, a retired Coast Guard boatswain mate, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kahului, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by son Lawrence A., daughters Pooui Rano and Pakulani Fagaima, brother Jack, 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului, Maui. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Henrietta Isabel Young

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April 11, 2015
Henrietta Isabel Young, 93, of Honolulu, a retired nurse at St. Francis Medical Center in Liliha, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons David Jr., Charles, Bruce, Albert and Francis; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harry Kazumi Matsuoka

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April 25, 2015
Harry Kazumi Matsuoka, 75, of Hilo, a Hilo High School custodian, Hilo Coast Processing road crew worker and a Navy veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Harriet Muntz, son Daryl, brother Albert and sisters Dorothy Galdones and Nancy Corpuz. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park main chapel. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences:homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Shoji Michihara

Posted On May 7th, 2015 -

April 28, 2015
Shoji Michihara, 87, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed shiatsu therapist, died in a private care home in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Daisy, daughters Mariko Michihara and Yuko Beisch, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Misayo Murata

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April 21, 2015
Misayo Murata, 87, of Wailuku, a co-owner of Mid-Pac Sales Co. and retired office manager of the company, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Donald, Brian, Alan and Craig; brother Keiji Ushiro; sister Setsuyo Munemitsu; and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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