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Yoshio Ishikane

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Sept. 2, 2012
Yoshio Ishikane, 97, of Hilo, a retired carpenter, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Jerry, Allan and Harvey; daughters Karen Suga, and Lynn and Nora Yoshida; sister Itsuko Sakamoto; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Evelyn Tsuruko Yoshida

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Aug. 13, 2012
Evelyn Tsuruko Yoshida, 89, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl City Highlands Elementary School custodian, died. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Yoshiichi, daughters Nan Chong and Nellie Yoshida, sister Daisy Kitaoka and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jose C. Costales Sr.

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Sept. 4, 2012
Jose C. Costales Sr., 97, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired sugar plantation truck driver, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Mary T.; sons Martin, Edwin, Paul, Joe, Ernest and Jose Jr.; daughters Patrica Drury and Cari Ann Csigi; brother Pedro; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Church, Kekaha. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Aaron K.A. Kahuena

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Aug. 23, 2012
Aaron K.A. Kahuena, 28, of Waipahu died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jasmin M. Garcia-Kahuena; sons Donovin J.K. Anderson, and Makanakealoha A.A. and Kaimana M.I. Kahuena; daughter Jenalyn A. Anderson; parents Alexander U. Kahuena Jr. and Cathy M. Obenour; and hanai father Marty Burke. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 18 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edward E. Decker

Posted On September 11th, 2012 -

Aug. 12, 2012
Edward E. “Ned” Decker, 96, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Hilo, a former Honolulu Advertiser circulation manager, Assemblies of God minister and a Marine Corps captain who served in World War II, died in Oklahoma. He was born in Narrowsburg, N.Y. He is survived by son Dr. Edward Jr., daughters Julene “Julie” Ignacio and Nadine Davies, 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Committal services: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, HI 96720. Condolences may be sent to ainaokalani@yahoo.com.

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Jerry Arnold Martin

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Sept. 1, 2012
Jerry Arnold Martin, 80, of Kula, Maui, a Maui County International Life Support Ambulance Service supervisor, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Janet A., daughter Joan Vares, brother Henry, sisters Dorothy Medeiros and Eleanor Graves, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Holy Ghost Church, Kula. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Bernaldo Bidal Duarte

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Aug. 19, 2012
Bernaldo Bidal “Bernie” Duarte, 77, of Waianae, formerly of Kaimuki, a retired Royal Contracting heavy equipment operator and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kalawao, Molokai. He is survived by wife Miranda “Randi”; son Bernaldo B. Jr.; daughters Darleen “Melody,” Dovelyn “Dove” and Diann “Anna” Duarte, Doreen “Honey Girl” Kahakauwila and Destiny “Tweet” Silva; sister Geraldine M. Manalo; 26 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Kenneth Walter McWade

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Sept. 3, 2012
Kenneth Walter McWade, 74, of Kailua, a U.S. Department of the Treasury attorney, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by wife Molly Jones-McWade, sons Kenneth J. and Michael S., daughters Cheri Schmitz and Maureen Baldwin, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Louise Kaiwalani Fields

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Sept. 7, 2012
Louise Kaiwalani Fields, 83, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lee Jr., daughters Louise E. Prestidge and Linda Lee Fields, brother James I. Kaanapu and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe. Services: 7:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Lynn Kiyomi Puamaeole Okimoto

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Aug. 13, 2012
Lynn Kiyomi Puamaeole Okimoto, 46, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Pathologists Laboratory billing supervisor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by son Ikaika S.M., brother Wendell C.K. and sisters Suzanne M.M. “Cookie” and Wendy U.T. Okimoto, and Colleen K.K. Kotani. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes at Waimea Bay at a later date. Casual attire.

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Mary Ann Goold

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Sept. 4, 2012
Mary Ann “Poki” Goold, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, chef and owner of Poki’s Pasta and Poki’s at Dorian’s, and new-restaurant consultant, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Bob; sons Steve, Craig, Joe, Kelly and Bruce; daughters Cheri Mandaquit and Sue Fronda; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. today at Kona Outdoor Circle. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Elaine Toshimi Oyadomari

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Aug. 19, 2012
Elaine Toshimi Oyadomari, 92, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Loa Orchids flower packer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Dixon, son Alvin, sisters Kiyoko Nakamura and Yaeko Kitagawa, and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Ernest M. Almeida

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Aug. 25, 2012
Ernest M. Almeida, also known as “Uncle Ernie” and “Maka‘i,” 87, of Hilo, formerly of Poipu, Kauai, a retired Kauai Police Department sergeant and district commander, Hyatt Regency Kauai employee and Army sergeant who served during World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Mark and Robert, daughter Marlene Maze, brothers Harold Kang and William Almeida, sister Lucille Yuen, caregiver Ruby Gacusana, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Henrietta Gouveia

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Aug. 22, 2012
Henrietta Gouveia, 92, of Waianae died in Kapolei. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Walter and Kenneth, sister Nettie Senarighi, eight grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leroy Punua

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Sept. 1, 2012
Leroy Punua, 80, of Kaneohe, a United Airlines customer service employee and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Primrose; sons Michael and Boyd; daughters Victoria Punua, Dawn Kaawaloa and LeeAnn Punua Anthony; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 21 at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Pearl Winona Awaa

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Aug. 17, 2012
Pearl Winona Awaa, 73, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a 7-Eleven Hilo salesclerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Raymond, Rayburn, Larry and Lawrence Abenes, Mathew and Bernard Torres Jr., and Rene Tali-say; daughters Theresa Emeliano, Raynette Lacad and Stephanie Wong; brother Samuel Awaa Jr.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Sadie Sumi Haraguchi

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Aug. 23, 2012
Sadie Sumi Haraguchi, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George T., Paul S., Glenn M. and Gary N.; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mitsuo Shinde

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Aug. 24, 2012
Mitsuo “Tug” Shinde, 86, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. tractor operator, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Yoshie Hashimoto, Miyoko Shinde and Satsuki Naito. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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May Kuuipo Badiyo

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Aug. 15, 2012
May Kuuipo Badiyo, 61, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Koolauloa. She is survived by husband Albert Jr.; sons Albert and Kai; daughters Leina Ann, Maylin and Lauren; parents Emmaline and Donald Hopkins; sisters Ambra Bee, Eileen Kalahiki, Diane Halas and Beverly Kane; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Robert Akira Honda

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Aug. 20, 2012
Robert Akira Honda, 72, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Henry, Richard, Larry and Gerald; and sisters Helen Look, Betty Imai, Nancy Yanagi and Sandra Honda. Private services.

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Marcelina Magusara Pananganan

Posted On September 10th, 2012 -

Aug. 19, 2012
Marcelina Magusara “Marcing” Pananganan, 81, of Ewa Beach, a retired Patisserie Bakery employee on South Beretania Street, died inKapolei. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by sons Wilson, Norberto, Diosdado, Angelo and Joel; daughters Nelly Baes and Novelyn Transfiguracion; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kimie Hiranaga

Posted On September 10th, 2012 -

Sept. 1, 2012
Kimie “Kay” Hiranaga, 85, of Kahului died inMaui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Russell; daughter June Yoshida; brothers Takashi and Pete Watanabe; sisters Tomie Shiroma, Yaeko Wakamoto and Toshiko and Sueko Watanabe; and three grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Suy Sun Phan

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Aug. 27, 2012
Suy Sun Phan, 94, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Cambodia. She is survived by sons Bill, Nghiem, Lawrance, Trung, Dan and BenjaminLai; daughters Nancy Devlin and Jennifer Bradshaw; brother Hy Chhay Pang; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. No monetary offerings.

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Evelyn Shizuko Kam

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Aug. 17, 2012
Evelyn Shizuko Kam, 84, of Pearl City, a retired Army Corps of Engineers secretary, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rodney, daughter Lana Assily, stepson Haydn Kam and brothers Dr. Richard, George and Bertram Mamiya. Private services. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Purisma Dondoyano Selfaison

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Sept. 3, 2012
Purisma Dondoyano Selfaison, 86, of Hauula, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons Tom, Manny, Romi and James; daughters Linda Cordero, Tessie Faustino, Ruby Rieta and Cynthia Fuller; brothers Don, Ben and Carlos Dondoyano; sisters Belen Castro and Rita Cruz; 28 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services and burial to be held in Hayward, Calif.

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Michael Sueo Konishi

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Aug. 16, 2012
Michael Sueo Konishi, 76, ofHonolulu, a retired Furniture Service president, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Ruby; daughters Jill-ann Sumida and Janlin; brother Donald; sisters Kimiyo Asai, Natsue Iwamoto and Linda Kawakami; and two grandchildren. Services:4:30 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ronald Theodore Souza

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Sept. 3, 2012
Ronald Theodore “Ron” Souza, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. operating superintendent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Ann Morimoto, son Martin, daughter Meredith Teijeiro, sister Paula McHardy and three grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:12:45 p.m. at DiamondHead Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Priscilla Frances Kunichika

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Aug. 28, 2012
Priscilla Frances “Prissy” Kunichika, 64, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Miles M.; son Scott S.; daughters Kimberlee E. and Jamee K.; brother James Inouye; sisters Sandra Sanpei, Lynn Fonseca and Iris Inouye; and three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Chun Dick Tam

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Sept. 2, 2012
Chun Dick Tam, 87, of Honolulu died inKuakini Medical Center. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Jin Su; sonsHenry, Simon and Hiram; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park& Mortuary. Chinese Buddhist services. Cremation to follow.

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Anthony Leonida

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Aug. 14, 2012
Anthony “Tony” Leonida, 62, of Honolulu, a self-employed aquarium specialist doing business as Coral Greens, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Dr. Domingo and Joseph, and sisters Aurora Los Banos, Laura Seibert and Maria Inocelda. Visitation:5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary, east chapel. Services:6 p.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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