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Kameko Tengan

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Kameko Tengan, 91, of Wailuku died in Wailuku. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by son Victor, daughters the Rev. Barbra Y. and June, and two grandchildren. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Clemente Delos Reyes Esteban

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Feb. 26, 2014
Clemente Delos Reyes “Clem” Esteban, 80, of Waipahu, a Halekulani Hotel retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Sarat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Clarita L.; daughters Editha and Annalisa; brothers Rodolfo, Alexander and Noel; sister Basil Ballesteros; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Irwin W.C. Thom Jr.

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 8, 2014
Irwin W.C. Thom Jr., 87, of Honolulu, a Dairy Queen owner and operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys, son Wayne, daughter Liane Davidson, sister Dora Chang, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Nuuanu Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John James Figueroa

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
John James Figueroa, 78, of Kapolei, a retired truck driver, died in Kapolei. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Herbert, Johnny, Jonathan, Jordan, Jerome, William, Jesse, Paul, Wade and Keoni; daughters Ellen F. Huewa’a, Bernice Fiori, Jonlyn Figueroa and Johnette Brown; brothers Billy Lanoza and James Figueroa; sister Rose Lanoza; 42 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Rose Marie Vincent

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

Feb. 22, 2014
Rose Marie Vincent, 72, of Hilo died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Manuel Jr., daughter Tracy M.V. Santana and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Osamu Harada

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Aug. 29, 2013
Osamu Harada, 83, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate retiree, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Edith, daughter Ann and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jong Pal Wun

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 11, 2014
Jong Pal Wun, 78, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Gyeong Buk, Korea. He is survived by wife Kil Ja; sons Shawn and Donald; daughters Ok Soo and Yang Suk Wun, Nam Sun Oh, and Amber Yoo; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Shigemi Ishizaki

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Feb. 26, 2014
Shigemi “Jimmy” Ishizaki, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Arita Plumbing welder and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty Y., sons Calvin S. and Wayne I., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jacob Nalani Keola

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

March 2, 2014
Jacob Nalani Keola, 64, of Waianae, a caretaker for private homes, died in Puuwai O Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Gladys K. Brent; brother John Brent; and sisters Barbara Brent, Brenda Elizares, Ruby Acosta and Priscil Wong. Private services.

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Sumiyo Kojima

Posted On March 13th, 2014 -

Feb. 22, 2014
Sumiyo Kojima, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gerald H., Clyde T. and Paul S.; daughters Renee M. Kojima-Itagaki, Andrea T. “Andi” Kubota and Amy L. Ilar; brother Hiroshi Monma; sisters Mitsuyo Wagatsuma, Geraldine Duarte and Misayo Watanuki; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Walter Ryohei Kuwaye

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Feb. 11, 2014
Walter Ryohei Kuwaye, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Title Guaranty of Hawaii senior vice president and an Army veteran, died in Maunalani Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty M., daughters Michele Yoshida and Lori Yuen, sister Marian Kikuchi and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kitoshi Kodama Matsui

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Feb. 15, 2014
Kitoshi Kodama “Kit” Matsui, 88, of Lanai City, a retired Lanai Elementary School teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Donald, son Darrell, daughter Dorrye Mikasa, brother Tamateru Kodama and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Audrey Akiko Medeiros

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March 7, 2014
Audrey Akiko Medeiros, 81, of Brea, Calif., a restaurant owner, died in Yorba Linda, Calif. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Johnny, brother Shinichi Fukuyama, sister Kiyoko Fukuyama, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples.

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Masaaki Mizuire

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Jan. 28, 2014
Masaaki Mizuire, 84, of Waianae died in Puuwai O Makaha. He was born in Hilo. Private services.

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Earl Louis Howell

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 5, 2014
Earl Louis Howell, 57, of Honolulu, a painter, landscaper and laborer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Alberta P.; sons Kaleo, James and Jesse Babb; daughters Melissa Kamekona, Donna Labree and Ginnylynn and Makayla Babb; brother Dan; and caregiver and sister Dannelle. Services held. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to any animal shelter.

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Ponciano Gorospe Tomas

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 17, 2014
Ponciano Gorospe Tomas, 103, of Waipahu, a retired Kaiser Hospital utility man, died in Waipahu. He was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by sons Catalino, Hospicio, Anatalio and Alejandro; daughters Ignacia T. Reyes and Angelita T. Pagarigan; brother Emilio; sister Marciana Gorospe; 32 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; and 29 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Osamu Inoue

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 27, 2014
David Osamu Inoue, 55, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Mililani High School, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Kazuko and brother George M. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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DeeAnn Lori Isobe

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Feb. 20, 2014
DeeAnn Lori Isobe, 55, of Honolulu, a retired Waianae High School vice principal, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents James Y. and Elaine E., and brother Guy. Visitation at noon Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Adam Kolii Keawe

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 4, 2014
Adam Kolii Keawe, 58, of Hauula, a retired operator engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Kamai H.K. Napaa, Rose H.K. Kaiahua, Jennifer L.K. Sutton and Maxine U.K. Kaokai. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula makai chapel. Services: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Sunday-best attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Mary Etsuko Kono

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 23, 2014
Mary Etsuko Kono, 88, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Puuloa. She is survived by husband Hiroshi; sons Elray and Jesse Hegwood; daughter Lorina Bertulfo; hanai daughter Dana Hegwood; sisters Nancy Sellers, Sally Cason and Mildred Pope; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Susan Kay Kuniyuki

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 21, 2014
Susan Kay Kuniyuki, 69, of Phoenix died. She was born in Honolulu. Services held.

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Hang Kwong

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 14, 2014
Hang Kwong, 86, of Honolulu, a property manager in Hong Kong, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by sons Sam S. and Yun; daughters Wun Kwong, Mariana K. Lee and Ching K. Poon; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sueko Miyashiro

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 2, 2014
Sueko Miyashiro, 93, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Shunichi, son Alvin, brother Eugene Yonamine and sisters Faith Nakano and Kay Yogi. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Joseph Pigott

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 12, 2014
Joseph “Joe” Pigott, 76, of Wahiawa, a retiree from the Department of Defense Electronic Shop 2, Fort Shafter Flats, and an Air Force veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Charlestown, Mass. He is survived by wife Patricia “Pat”; daughter Bernadette R.; brothers Robert Pigott, John Collins and Philip Untersee; and sisters Mary E. Untersee and Irene Pigott. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Miriam Naholowaaokamakaiokapololu Woolsey Jay Reed

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Jan. 16, 2014
Miriam Naholowaaokamakaiokapololu Woolsey Jay Reed, 102, of Manoa Valley, a retired assistant vice president at Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Albert “Eddie,” Bernard and George Jay; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Alexander John Santiago

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Alexander John Santiago, 51, of Ulupalakua, Maui, a ranch hand and cowboy at Ulupalakua Ranch, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Roxalyn, sons Ioane and Laule’a, stepson Blaine Akiona, hanai son Waylon Kauai, mother Violet, one brother, numerous sisters and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday at Ulupalakua Ranch in Kula. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Shanden Kulakamahiaiokamehameha Chandler-Ishiki-Beate

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

Feb. 6, 2014
Shanden Kulakamahiaiokamehameha Chandler-Ishiki-Beate, infant son of Branden A. Beate and Sharie N. Chandler-Ishiki of Kaneohe, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Syrian J.P. Chandler-Ishiki and grandparents Kalani and Trina Kamanu, Vernon Beate and Joanne Kintz. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kahaluu Elementary School cafetorium, Waihee Road. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Toru Sasaki

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

March 4, 2014
Toru Sasaki, 97, of Honolulu, a retired federal government mechanic, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Michiko, son Davin Y., daughters Lily T. and Linda, and sister Grace. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Beverly B. Damon

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Jan. 27, 2014
Beverly B. Damon, 91, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Binghamton, N.Y. She is survived by sons H. Dwight, J.P. and Ian; daughter Brendan Ethington; brothers Richard and Roger Salie; sister Janet Winston; and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Gardens. Updated information for an obituary published March 1.

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Harry Smith

Posted On March 12th, 2014 -

June 29, 2013
Harry Smith, 82, of Winchester, Ky., a retired Army first sergeant who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, and an employee at Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Hawaii and St. Joseph Catholic Church of Winchester, died in Lexington, Ky. He was born in Lee County, Ky. He is survived by wife Joyce; sons Dana, Kalani, Kenneth, Gary and Harold; daughters Pomaikai Smith and Constance Barnes; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Committal services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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