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Maybelle Kuulei Namba

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Oct. 15, 2015
Maybelle Kuulei Namba, 84, of Pearl City died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Jackie Perreira, son Gerard, brother Leo Kaleo, sisters Lovie “Nani” Chong and Charlotte “Momi” Keala, 12 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yasuo Honda

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Oct. 31, 2015
Yasuo Honda, 92, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a tomato, vegetable, coffee and macadamia farmer, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Keei, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Roy, Vance and Nathan; daughters Jean Kadooka and Sherrie Honda; sisters Sadako Mitsuda, Janet Matsuda and Doris McKee; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Nov. 28 at Kona Outdoor Circle. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Mitsue M. Nowicki

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May 6, 2015
Mitsue M. Nowicki, 86, of Wai- kiki, a Japanese radio announcer, died. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Henry E.; sons Michael, Christopher and Mitchell; daughters Jennifer Broad and Nona Ortiz; sister Aiko Ohki; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Edward Anthony Horwatt

Posted On November 14th, 2015 -

Nov. 5, 2015
Rose Ah Lin Akana Horwatt

Nov. 4, 2015
Edward Anthony Horwatt, 88, of Hilo, a retiree from Scripps Research Institute of Oceanography and Salk Institute of Biological Studies, and a retired Navy engineman first class, and his wife, Rose Ah Lin Akana Horwatt, 87, also of Hilo, a retired dietary food services worker, died at home. He was born in Bloomingdale, Ohio. She was born in Hilo. They are survived by son Edward A. Jr., daughter Elizabeth A. Ware, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Andrew. She is also survived by sister Elizabeth Ah Chin. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Service: 10 a.m. Committal service: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire. Updated information for an obituary published Friday.

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Edward Lee Ochs

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Oct. 16, 2015
Edward Lee Ochs, 66, of Honolulu, a self-employed carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by sons Jeffrey T. and Kevin M., mother Mary Jo Randle, stepfather Bill Randle, sister Patricia Cook and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Dennis Toshiaki Ishiara

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Oct. 28, 2015
Dennis Toshiaki Ishiara, 71, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers James, Robert and Alan; and sister Susan Omonaka. Private services.

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Dorothy Yap Quon

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Nov. 9, 2015
Dorothy Yap Quon, 97, of Honolulu, a teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Norman, daughters Delia Dolfinger and Jacqueline Eppling, brother Norman Yap, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation and service: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 9 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Albert Shigemi Izuka

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Nov. 1, 2015
Albert Shigemi Izuka, 72, of Honolulu, owner of Paradise Upholstery and an Army veteran, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kent I. and Myron L.; sisters Carolyn Kuraoka, Faith Kailiuli and Christine Kim; companion Sybil Kuwahara; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Pule Taetuna Sr.

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Oct. 10, 2015
Pule Taetuna Sr., 79, of Milolii, Hawaii, an apartment building maintenance worker, died in Nakamaru Hale. He was born in Amaluia, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Pule Jr. and Mataiva Taetuna, and Tui Taetuga; daughters Emma Kahele, Simeamativa Tu’uga and Pinky Vole; brother Gogo; sister Sally Rista; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 21 at Hauoli Kamano Church, Milolii Village. Service: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Esminia Kanoeau

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Oct. 12, 2015
Esminia “Minia” Kanoeau, 71, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a Teshima’s Restaurant food waitress and a pineapple worker at Dole Pineapple Cannery on Lanai, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Francis Sr.; sons Francis Jr., Norman and Brian; daughter Cindy; stepdaughter Ann Hose; brothers Julian and Matthew Tagavilla; sisters Loretta Simeon and Flora Ascino; stepbrother Albert Roloos; stepsisters Ann Oshiro, Christine Hebenstriet, Mary Alapai and Nancy Ohashi; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 21 at Kona Gospel Chapel, Kealakekua. Service: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Richardean Puanani Nascimento Ta’ufo’ou

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Sept. 13, 2015
Richardean Puanani Nascimento “Deanie” Ta’ufo’ou, 60, of San Carlos, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a Sequoia Union High School employee, died in San Carlos. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lopeti; sons Kaoiokalani, Sione, William and Matthew; mother Puakehauoka- lani Colburn; brothers Kamuela “Richard” and John “Kamaka” Nascimento; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 21 at Kaumakapili Church. Service: 10:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. Lei or loose flowers welcome.

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Robert Kau

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Oct. 15, 2015
Robert “Bobby” Kau, 93, of Honolulu, a retired John Hancock Insurance Co. insurance agent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Violet L.; son Bennet; daughters Sandra Lee and Kitty Woo; stepdaughters Caroline Ingersoll, Jacqueline Reber and Gwendoline Coolidge; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Service: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net. Updated information for an obituary published Thursday.

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James Kiyoshi Tokunaga

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Sept. 17, 2015
James Kiyoshi Tokunaga, 96, of Honolulu, retired owner of Rite-Way Electric Co., died in Honolulu. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jessie Y., son John, brother Paul S., four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Mariano Baguio Bonilla

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Oct. 15, 2015
Mariano Baguio “Ano” Bonilla, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. ironworker, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Carmelita, sons Marlito and Bryan, brothers Francio and Valerio, sisters Candida Ramos and Juliana Tungpalan, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Veba Victoria Townsend

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Nov. 9, 2015
Veba Victoria Townsend, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a singer, musician and tour greeter, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother Alapaki Tampos and sisters Miriam Reyes and Daling Chabotte. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 21 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kona First Ward. Services: 11 a.m. For information, call 987-6716.Chari-Anne Reiko Kamakanananimaikahaku Kahealani Ukishima-Long

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Irene Kui Yin Ching

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Oct. 13, 2015
Irene Kui Yin Ching, 85, of Kailua, a retired maternity ward clerk at Castle Medical Center, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Keauhou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Lawrence W.P.; sons Reuben H.C., Milton H.K. and Clifton H.K.; and three grandchildren. Committal services: 11 a.m. Nov. 20 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Chari-Anne Reiko Kamakanananimaikahaku Kahealani Ukishima-Long

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Sept. 22, 2015
Chari-Anne Reiko Kamakanananimaikahaku Kahealani Ukishima-Long, 37, of Johnstown, Colo., a grain contractor, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Aukai Kaai, parents Irwin and Toni Ukishima, and brothers Mark, Michael and Monte. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 21 at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual or Western attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Eleanor A.M. Chong

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Oct. 14, 2015
Eleanor A.M. Chong, 101, of Kaneohe, a retired executive secretary at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gerald and Gordon, six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Nelson Frankie Agasid Viernes

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Oct. 5, 2015
Nalson Frankie Agasid Viernes, 46, of Ewa Beach, a Survai International member, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Endelicia “Dely,” sister Patty and brother Sheldon. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Shirley Sui Jun Chong

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Nov. 4, 2015
Shirley Sui Jun Chong, 69, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James and Stephen Kaneshiro, daughters Tracy Kaneshiro and Trisha Dhakhwa, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Helen C. Doi

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Sept. 24, 2015
Helen C. Doi, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Phyllis S. Takahashi, Janice Tsuda, Carol Yamashiro and Irene Makiya; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Nenita Alegre Galarce

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Oct. 21, 2015
Nenita Alegre “Nene” Galarce, 81, of Mililani, a Jack in the Box food preparer, died in Pearl City. She was born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Ronie, daughter Herma Uno and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m.

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Humiko Honbo

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Oct. 30, 2015
Humiko Honbo, 90, of Kaneohe died. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Alan, daughter Ann, brother Tadashi Tanifuji and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Steven Hunter Hood

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Nov. 4, 2015
Steven Hunter Hood, 70, of Lahaina, formerly of Point Pleasant, Pa., an emergency medical technician and paramedic, died in Wai- luku. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by sister Laura H. Thomas. Services at a later date. Donations suggested to the Maui Humane Society. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Edward Anthony Horwatt

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Nov. 5, 2015

Rose Ah Lin Akana Horwatt
Nov. 4, 2015

Edward Anthony Horwatt, 88, of Hilo, a retiree from Scripps Research Institute of Oceanography and Salk Institute of Biological Studies, and a retired Navy engineman first class, and his wife Rose Ah Lin Akana Horwatt, 87, also of Hilo, a retired dietary food services worker, died at home. He was born in Bloomingdale, Ohio. She was born in Hilo. They are survived by son Edward A. Jr., daughter Elizabeth A. Ware, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Andrew. She is also survived by sister Elizabeth Ah Chin. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire.

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Hatsuko Kaneshiro

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Nov. 4, 2015
Hatsuko “Jean” Kaneshiro, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Wayne and Clyde; daughters Iris Lee and Gayle Inouye; sisters Elsie Furuken, Lillian Wong and Edith Thompson; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Takeyoshi Maeda

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Oct. 22, 2015
Takeyoshi “Mike” Maeda, 95, of Honolulu, a retired city road construction inspector and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Helen Y., sons Meredith Maeda and Terry Shiroma, daughters Kary Takemoto and Aileen Shiro, 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Dec. 7 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tokuichi Nakano

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Nov. 7, 2015
Tokuichi “Toku” Nakano, 96, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired machine shop and electrical supervisor for Kau Sugar Co. and the former Hutchinson Sugar Plantation, an independent electrical contractor and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, died in Kau Hospital. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, Congressional Gold Medal and French Legion of Honor medal. He was born in Honuapo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Fusae, daughter Yvonne N. Heckman, sisters Shigeyo E. Sakamoto and Fujiyo V. Kuroyama, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Alena Ayonon Pule

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Oct. 15, 2015
Alena Ayonon Pule, 62, of Wahiawa, a state Department of Education Central District schoolteacher, former switchboard operator and admissions clerk for Wahiawa General Hospital, and former beautician and cosmetologist at Marine Corps Base Hawaii and Wheeler Airfield, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Thomas; sons Thomas “T.J.,” William and Joseph; daughters Monica and Severina “Moki”; brothers Milton and Thomas Espiritu, and Ronald and Robert Ayonon; sister Andrea Brown; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wahiawa Second Ward. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Candice Kerr Riddle

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Nov. 6, 2015
Candice Kerr Riddle, 67, of Kailua-Kona, a former mural painter, died. She was born in San Antonio. She is survived by son Atlee. Private services.

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