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Evelyn Ruth Manaku

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Nov. 22, 2014
Evelyn Ruth “Lynn” Manaku, 92, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Evelyn Cortez, Pat Kindrick, Sandy Pomazal, Roz K. Manaku and Zina Valencia; hanai son Richard Chun; hanai daughter Lisa Chun; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Confessor Riveira

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Nov. 30, 2014
Confessor “Confe” Riveira, 90, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired coffee and macadamia nut farmer, and a veteran of the Army and Merchant Marines who served in World War II, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Ethel; sons Patrick, Lionel and Bernard; daughters Sandra and Linda Valencia, and Gloria Riveira; brother Albert; sister Susie Van Winkle; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Dec. 20 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, 77-165 Lako St., Kailua-Kona. Services: 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ruth S. Farmer

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Nov. 23, 2014
Ruth S. Farmer, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Washington Middle School librarian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Willimantic, Conn. She is survived by son John F., daughters Margaret Bergman and Ellen Freeman, sister Dorothy Krause, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Elsie Lee Won

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Dec. 1, 2014
Elsie Lee Won, 86, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant for the state Department of Transportation, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eugene K.B.; sons Michael, Geary and Eric; daughters Debbie Lim and Lori Nagata; brother Donald Lee; sisters Nancy Yee, Fanny Ho, Annie Kwan, Betty Yap and Beatrice Ing; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Rodney Hideji Mansho

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Nov. 14, 2014
Rodney Hideji Mansho, 65, of Mililani, an Electronic Business Machines employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Rene, son Brandon, daughter Selena, sister Carole Bitzer and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Robert Lewis North

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2014
Robert Lewis North, 63, of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in California. He is survived by daughter Heather V. Riley, brother James, sister Mary and two grandchildren. Paddle-out on Sunday. Call North Shore Christian Fellowship for details.

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Belen Jimenez Ruiz

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Dec. 6, 2014
Belen Jimenez Ruiz, 73, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Clark Air Force Base, Philippines. She is survived by sons Michael and David; daughter Melisa Mossman; brothers Floro, Daniel and Rufino Jimenez Jr.; sisters Purita Baros, Loretta Utanes and Marian Jimenez; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services held.

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Pilar Fernandez

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Dec. 6, 2014
Pilar Fernandez, 70, of Waianae, a retired Hawaiian Tel customer service representative, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by brother Conrad T. Negrone and sister Juanita B. James. Private services.

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Rosa Barroga Yadao

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2014
Rosa Barroga Yadao, 96, of Waipahu, a retired Malia Fashions seamstress, died in Waianae. She was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by brother Peregrino Barroga; and sisters Pacita Barroga, Angelita Sison and Erlinda Furigay. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Entombment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Theresa Punsalan Miprano

Posted On December 12th, 2014 -

Dec. 2, 2014
Theresa Punsalan Miprano, 83, of Keaau, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Hilo Lagoon Hotel pantry employee, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Gaye Chai and Tess Tuason, brothers Pio Jr. and Adam, sisters Clara Shin and Gloria DeJesus, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lillian Farias

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Dec. 6, 2014
Lillian “Linda” Farias, 86, of Hilo, a retired Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School cook, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Paulette Pang-Ching, sisters Lorraine Jardine and Maile DeSilva, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Malia Puka O Kalani Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Floyd Lorenzo Thompson

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Floyd Lorenzo Thompson, 54, of Hono­lulu, an Oahu Transit Services bus operator and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Elkton, Md. He is survived by wife Colette; sons Andre and David L.T. Thompson, and Ryan Fernandez; daughters Natisha Thompson, Patricia Yoshimura and Kelly Ann Young; mother Harriet; brothers Vincent and Steven; sisters Beverly, Vanessa and Patricia; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Tautava Sipoloa Fuapapa

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Tautava Sipoloa Fuapapa, 69, of Aiea, a retired Sheraton Hotels senior storekeeper clerk, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Pavaiiai, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Pelenatete N.; sons Calvin Tatupu, Tautava Fuapapa Jr. and Starsky Tautava II; daughters Newlynn Afele and Brenda Tovi; brothers Sipoloa Galoia, Lancelot S. Fruean, Laufasa Ta’amu, Lupe T. Fuapapa and Tumua Faleao; sisters Faasamoa Tua’ua and Vaiola Robinson; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Ching Chang Wang

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Dec. 3, 2014
Ching Chang Wang, 101, of Honolulu, a retired Taiwanese government railroad planning director, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hang Hsien, Che Kiang, China. He is survived by wife Feng Hsiang, sons Nai-Chen and Nai-Ning Wang, daughter Nai-Han Wang Chang, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Wah Tim Lock

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Dec. 4, 2014
Wah Tim “Timmy” Lock, 88, of Honolulu, a W.R. Grace salesman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella; son Stephen K.M., daughters Teresa C.H. Eng, Laurie C.G. Chew and Julee C.N. Ryan; sister Lena Wong; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ronald Leialoha Yamada

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Dec. 7, 2014
Ronald Leialoha Yamada, 84, of Hilo, a retired YS Rock Quarry manager, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Cecilia “Lei”; sons Barry, Clyde, Nathan and Vernon; daughters Karen Loo, Gwen Benevedes and Lisa Yamada; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Rodney Hideji Mansho

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Nov. 14, 2014
Rodney Hideji Mansho, 65, of Mililani, an Electronic Business Machines employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Rene, son Brandon, daughter Selena, sister Carole Bitzer and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m.

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Robert T. Yokoyoma

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Nov. 25, 2014
Robert T. Yokoyama, 88, of Pearl City, a Circuit Court bailiff and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy, daughter Karen, brother Lawrence and sister Daisy Iwamoto. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Paula Manupule

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Dec. 5, 2014
Paula Manupule, 48, of Waipahu died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. He was born in Nukualofa, Tonga. He is survived by wife Nycol; sons Bruce F.T. Finai and Maiturangi P. Manupule; daughter Jenna J.; father Sione A.; mother Kalolaine Posoa; brothers Sione M. and Holika; and sisters Mele T. Manupule, Maile Finau and Paea Maile. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Light refreshments to follow.

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Gail Sylvia Kekulu Zavatsky

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Gail Sylvia Kekulu Zavatsky, 65, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Samuel W. Kahikina, daughter Tawnya Lee Mahealani Domingo, sisters Priscilla Kobayashi and Jeanine Medeiros, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services at noon-4 p.m. Saturday at her home at 14-3406 Leisure Lane, Pahoa.

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Eulalia Callejo Manzano

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Eulalia Callejo “Lola” Manzano, 94, of Waipahu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki Hotel housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Loretta Rivera and Perlita Bello, brother Rodolfo Callejo, sister Consuelo Cabael, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 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.

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Steven Henry Maxwell

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Dec. 2, 2014
Steven Henry Maxwell, 66, of Kaneohe, a heavy equipment operator and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Diane, sons Scott and Kyle, daughter Kimberly Kamalii, brothers Leonard and Wesley, sister Evelyn Starkey, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Litsuko Yonamine Miyabara

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Nov. 25, 2014
Litsuko Yonamine Miyabara, 94, of Kahului, a Lahainaluna High School baker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Miles; daughters Lynn Manibog and Leona Nakashima; brothers Akira, Monte, Nobu and Kenneth Yonamine; sister Alma Yonamine; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Dorothy Otomi Miyashiro

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Dec. 3, 2014
Dorothy Otomi Miyashiro, 95, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Steven and Brian, daughters Lois Kim and Ruth Terry, sister Toshiko Kajihara, five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Chad Andrew Bridges

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Dec. 5, 2014
Chad Andrew Bridges, 35, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. He was born in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He is survived by daughter Shylah, father Mike, mother Jan Wilkinson, stepfather Dave Wilkinson, brother Dustin, sister Courtney Eugenio and stepbrothers Brian and Kevin Wilkinson. No services.

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Mitsue Onaka

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Mitsue Onaka, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Milton and Morris; daughters Linda Onaka and Merle Ito; brother Takushi Sodetani; sister Matsue Shimizu; caregivers Fanny and Cornelio Tan and family; and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Celestino Montenegro Deguinon

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Nov. 16, 2014
Celestino Montenegro Deguinon, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Alcoy, Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Pasencia; sons Felipe and Filomeno; daughters Salome Ubaldo, Rosita Menor, Trinidad Deguinon and Lydia Macaraeg; sisters Maria Manacap and Modesta Cervo; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church, 712 N. School St. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Jonathan A.V. Sensano

Posted On December 11th, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2014
Jonathan A.V. “Jon” Sensano, 37, of Hilo, an adult corrections officer and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Shyani, mother Priscilla, brother Frank and sisters Arlette Aguiar and Allena Vincent. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Rosaline Torcato Miyashiro

Posted On December 10th, 2014 -

Nov. 30, 2014
Rosaline Torcato Miyashiro, 75, of Honolulu, formerly of Lihue and Kaunakakai, Molokai, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ralph Albarado Jr.; daughters Claire Ramel, Mara Lynne Baker, Daina Albarado-Elizares and Desiree Tellez; brothers Rudy Torcuato, and James and Patrick Torcato; sisters Faye Gilman, Josephine Asato and Joanne Robertson; 13 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Elan F. Reddell

Posted On December 10th, 2014 -

Nov. 16, 2014
Elan F. Reddell, 85, of Honolulu, owner of Fabulous Collections, died in Honolulu. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by son Larry Coltrane and brother Bill Steinfeld. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaii Assistance League.

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