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Helen Genedina Behasa Gallarde Estrella

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 18, 2012
Helen Genedina Behasa Gallarde Estrella, 80, of Honolulu, a retired administrative coordinator for the Lanakila Rehabilitation Center adult day program, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Dominic; daughters Teresa Leao, Veronica Idolor and Yeole Frances Hanohano; brother Richard Gallarde; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Debra Sachie Toyoda

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 7, 2012
Debra Sachie Toyoda, 58, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Witney and sister Nadine Okazawa. Private services.

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Alice Jeanette Fowler

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 13, 2012
Alice Jeanette Fowler, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired advertising firm art illustrator, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Minneapolis. She is survived by stepdaughter Noelani and sister Betty Ann Avichouser. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Pier Paulo Auro Wilson-Tailele

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 22, 2012
Pier Paulo Auro Wilson-Tailele, 20, of Laie died at home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by parents Kathy and Pila Latu, and Aisa and Karen Wily; fiancee Jessica Loo; sisters Delicia and Katrena Tailele, Fia and Karena Tailele-Latu, Latoya Wily and Artevia Wily-Ava; and grandparents Paulo and Valu Tailele. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 5 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 9th Ward chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Bural to follow at Laie Cemetery.

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Caroline Rhym Ing

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Oct. 18, 2012
Caroline Rhym Ing, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin classified sales employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by sons Grafton and Finis Jhung, stepsons Douglas and Darrell Ing, stepdaughters Sandra Peterman and Tina Maragos, five grandchildren, eight stepgrandchildren, three great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Jhung Family Foundation Scholarship Fund at the Hawaii Community Foundation. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Donald Shu Chong Young

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 22, 2012
Donald Shu Chong Young, 75, of Honolulu, a Defense Finance and Accounting Services employee at Ford Island, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie C.; sons Darrell and Kevin; daughter Carrie Lei; brother Alexander In; sisters Leilani Muzio, Alexis Souza and Betty Jane Fisher; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 11 at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Yolanda Puanani Kaolowi

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 15, 2012
Yolanda Puanani Kaolowi, also known as “Auntie Y.K.” and “Auntie Yoyo,” 60, of Honolulu, a licensed baby sitter, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sisters-in-law Yoshiko Kunishige, and Anita and Elizabeth “Tita” Kaolowi; seven nephews; and seven nieces. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Additional visitation: 4 p.m. Jan. 13 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Alphage L. Levasseur

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 21, 2012
Alphage L. Levasseur, 91, of Mililani, a retired civil service operations supervisor with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Crompton, R.I. He is survived by son Douglas A..; daughters Nancy E., Joanne S., Sandra A. and Deborah J.; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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William Mahi

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 20, 2012
William Mahi, 83, of Kaneohe, a federal civil service electronics technician and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lois A., son Lonnie W., daughters Tonia K. Mahi and Tommi A. Gernhard, sister Beatrice K. Barboza and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Community of Christ, Makiki, 166 Mott-Smith Drive. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harriet Mable Mcghee

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 13, 2012
Harriet Mable Mcghee, 87, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gustaf C. Pearson II, daughters Cynthia H. Bean and Olinda L. Carter, brothers Gilbert and Leroy Rodrigues, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kevan A. Miller

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Nov. 16, 2012
Kevan A. Miller, 59, of Waialua, a federal fireman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by brothers Louis M. and Robert Borowiak, and sisters Karen Thompson and Kathy Faller. Private services.

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Oshino Tempo Okuda

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 13, 2012
Oshino Tempo Okuda, 100, of Honolulu, co-owner of Maui Supermarket, died in Honolulu. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughters Betty Shishido, Mildred Fujiwara, Jean Lopez, Dorothy DelaCruz, Elaine Kimizuka, Emi Dowiat and Sharon Schwering; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Henrietta Leilani Orta

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 5, 2012
Henrietta Leilani “Auntie Kay” Orta, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert L.; daughter Noreen K. Collins; brothers Harold, Thomas, Robert and Abraham Kapuakela; sisters Julia Belisario, Sandra Evans, Louise Kapana, Sharon Kiilehua, Eliza Martin, Dorothy Moore, and Carol Jean, Doreen, Elizabeth, Danielle and Barbara Kapuakela; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Angela Christine Uilani Costa-Perreira Perdue

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

April 29, 2012
Angela Christine Uilani Costa-Perreira Perdue, 24, of Watertown, N.Y., a homemaker, died in Watertown. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Kyle; daughters Maile and Leanna; father Robert Costa; mothers Diane Smith and Yvette Perreira; brothers Jonathan Riveira, Elrick Perreira and Jeremiah Butterfield; sisters Darleen Smith, Doreen Araujo, Dionne and Darnell Paulino, Tion Reiner, Blossom Naki, Sarah Walters, Ambrosia and Yasmin Butterfield, and Lisa Perez; and her grandparents. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Zion’s House of Praise Holiness Church, 170 Makaala St., Hilo. Casual attire.

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Angel B. Rivera Sr.

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 7, 2012
Angel B. Rivera Sr., 81, of Pearl City, a retired Honolulu Shipyard sand blaster, died in Aiea. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Andrea N.; sons Angel N., Rogelio N. and Marvin N.; daughters Myrna R. Lafradez, Cynthia R. Caraang, Imelda R. Duran, Evelyn N. Rivera and Jennifer R. Montalvo; sister Sabina Ancheta; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 5 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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William Branum

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 18, 2012
William “Fred” Branum, 48, of Los Angeles, a boat captain, scuba diving instructor and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. aircraft outfitter, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Montgomery, Ala. He is survived by companion Kimberly Venardos, son Morgan K. “Kai,” brother Donald R. and sisters Sonja B. Bowers and Lea Ann Clark. Public reception on Jan. 4; call 283-1949 for information. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Michael Tatsumi Sakamoto

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Michael Tatsumi “Mike” Sakamoto, 72, of Aiea, owner of Eight Point Distributors, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith A.; son Michael T. Jr.; daughters Wendy Ellis, Jody Iwane and Sandy Sakamoto; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Naomi Carlene Coleman

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 20, 2012
Naomi Carlene Coleman, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a retail sales employee, died at home. She was born in Clovis, N.M. She is survived by husband Jack; daughters Tammie Mulligan, Vicki Lee and Lori Parson; brother Glen Folks; sister Darlene Stewart; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kona Baptist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Tokiko Silva

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 12, 2012
Tokiko Silva, 84, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son Delbert, daughter Jolyn Gisclard, brother Yasuichi Kanda, sister Miyoshi Tengan, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Barbara Haliaka Dela Cruz

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 11, 2012
Barbara Haliaka Dela Cruz, 77, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Hotel hospitality employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Esmael; sons Dexter, Clyde, Derek and Steffen; daughters Laverne Adams and Norine Dikilato; brother Michael Kealoha; sister Mary Schoel; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Earl Yukio Tanioka

Posted On December 28th, 2012 -

Dec. 22, 2012
Earl Yukio Tanioka, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department officer, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandra, son Gavin, daughter Trina Odani, brothers Cedric and Michael, sister Leburta and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Aurelia Garcia Ballungay

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 18, 2012
Aurelia Garcia Ballungay, 98, of Wahiawa, a retired Cerezo Farm farmer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Dominador, daughters Jovita Sampaga and Brenia Malapit, sisters Josefina Arucan and Virginia Malapit, 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Naomi Brailsford

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 13, 2012
Naomi Brailsford, 61, of Waianae, a General Dynamic Communications contract worker and a Navy retiree, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Cleryton, S.C. She is survived by son Cory, mother Alma, brother Alex Mason, sister Gert and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: hawaiifuneral- services.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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David Teh Wei Chun

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Nov. 2, 2012
David Teh Wei Chun, 64, of Senaca, S.C., a retired microbiologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Station in Clemson, S.C., died at home. He was born in Shanghai. He is survived by brother Douglas; and sisters Gloria Chun Hoo, Bonnie-Belle Chun and Carol Hipsher. Private services. No flowers.

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Walsor Clement

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 12, 2012
Walsor Clement, 52, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Mency; sons Tawe, Patrick, Joshua, Robert and Brandon Clement, and Willis, Wheeler and Willo Batol; daughters Alwina Ainios, Monica Ned, Judy and Elaine M. Clement, and Cylynnrose Batol; mother Mekua; 15 brothers and sisters; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hanapepe Hawaiian Congregational Church. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

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Patricia Yoshie Dela Cruz

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Patricia Yoshie Dela Cruz, 73, of Eleele, Kauai, an Olokele Sugar Co. senior accountant clerk, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Stanley; sons Blaine, Kylan and Chad; daughter Toni Newkirk; brother Benjamin Onzuka; sisters Thelma Onzuka and Shirley O. Igarashi; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Howard Dobson Farias Sr.

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 7, 2012
Howard Dobson Farias Sr., 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency distributor, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Howard D. Jr., daughters Marcie Farias and Susan Brewster, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Blaze Keola Kalilikane

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 19, 2012
Blaze Keola Kalilikane, 20, of Lahaina, a security officer at Masters Condo in Kaanapali, Maui, died in Lahaina. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Moses Jr. and Keri; sister Brittney; and grandparents Moses and Mary Kalilikane, and Pete Mendoza. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waiola Church. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Yoshie Kyhos

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Yoshie Kyhos, 79, of Davis, Calif., died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald; daughters Alice Belenis, and Jill and Gayle Kyhos; brothers Masao and Kazumi Tamekuni; sisters Sachie Fujii, Hanae Okumura, Sumie Makino and Rosemary Goto; and eight grandchildren. Services to be held in Sacramento, Calif. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Kenneth Keigo Morimoto

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

Nov. 27, 2012
Kenneth Keigo Morimoto, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Fuller O’Brien salesman and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kazue; daughter Gail E.; brother Melvin; and sisters Evelyn Marumoto, Troy Yamamoto and Karen Sakai. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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