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Masato Kimura

Posted On August 4th, 2013 -

July 22, 2013
Masato Kimura, 86, of Kalopa, Hawaii, a retired truck driver at the former Hamakua Sugar Co. and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kazue, daughters Laureen Nakamoto and Mayette Drake, brother Harutoku and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at Paauilo Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Marie Lise Kwok Tak Hing

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July 23, 2013
Marie Lise Kwok Tak Hing, 62, of Pukalani, Maui, died. She was born in the Republic of Mauritius. She is survived by husband Robert J.; sons Dustin and Torrey; daughter Sherry Johnson; brothers Laval, Pierrot and Alain Ah-Sue; sisters Lourdes, Marie Claire and Laura Ah-Sue, Therese Chan Lam, Jacqueline Chung Yeung Wah, Claudette Fernando, and Linda Walton; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao, Maui. Mass: 3 p.m. Burial to follow at Makawao Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Harold Looney

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July 4, 2013
Harold Looney, 87, of Mililani, a Pan American World Airways retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Decaturville, Mo. He is survived by wife Maxima “Maxine,” sons Elmer and Curtis, daughter Tracey Takaki, brothers Mark and Andy, sisters Aceylee Jet and Annie Flesburg, nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Brian Yoshio Morioka

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July 15, 2013
Brian Yoshio Morioka, 73, of Pearl City, a retired state Department of Education central district resource teacher, retired Radford High School teacher and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kapaia, Kauai. He is survived by brother Patrick S. and sister Florence Y. Kono. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Santiago Aguda Agcaoili

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July 28, 2013
Santiago Aguda Agcaoili, 81, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired principal at the Hawaii School for the Deaf and the Blind in Honolulu and an Army veteran, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Miriam; son Maury; daughter Janis Kara; brothers John Rabanal, Ernest and George Agcaoili, and Tony and Benjamin Serapion; sisters Felicidad Fagaragan and Agnes A. Casupang; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Private urn committal services. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Tadao Murakami

Posted On August 4th, 2013 -

July 8, 2013
> Robert Tadao Murakami, 85, of Wahiawa, a retired Army master sergeant and a retired Army and Air Force Exchange Service carpenter, died in Ewa. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Janet, daughter Maureen Sato, brothers Hirotada and Melvin T., and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jeossess Valley Baqui Jr.

Posted On August 4th, 2013 -

July 21, 2013
Jeossess Valley Baqui Jr., 80, of Wailuku, a retiree from the Army and the state Department of Labor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Mary E.; sons Jeossess “Butch” III, John and Raymond; daughters Marilyn Wise, Gloria Like, Sandra Burdick, Patricia Sato, Joann Collado, Sally Sato and Tonya Cabudol; brothers Douglas and Phillip; sisters Carol Marzan and Jane Pendergast; 21 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Urn burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Wayne A. Paraan

Posted On August 4th, 2013 -

July 5, 2013
Wayne A. Paraan, 61, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department corporal, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Franklyn and Kenneth, and sisters Conchita Kinilau and Janyce Dorman. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Aug. 18 at Kaupo Bay, also known as Baby Makapuu. Casual attire.

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Leatrice I. Bythiner

Posted On August 4th, 2013 -

July 31, 2013
Leatrice I. Bythiner, 89, of Kula, Maui, died in Kula Hospital. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by sons Leonard O-toole, and Paul K. and Henry L. Kaiser; daughters Kathy Shimabukuro, Leona M. Kaiser-Joaquin, Deborah M. Kaiser-Reed and Gwendolyn L. Brower; brothers Herbert Maedea and William Nishimura; sisters Doris Craddick and Jean Hashimoto; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Harding Parrilla

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June 15, 2013
Harding Parrilla, 79, of Las Vegas, an Army veteran and a Hawaiian Cement retiree, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ann N.P. Iida; sons Harding Jr., Lester and Ernest; daughter Kale Kim; stepson Ryan J. Iwane; stepdaughter Dawn K. Pak; mother Elena A.T. Johnson; brother Henry C.; sisters Virginia Keeler and Aileen Magno; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Leroy Fook Yau Chow

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July 19, 2013
Leroy Fook Yau Chow, 77, of Hilo, a retired automotive parts clerk at the former Hilo Motors, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Frances K.; sons Elroy K.Y., Delroy K.T., LeRoy K.W. and Royson Y.A.M.; daughters LeAnne Y.A.D. and RoAnne Y.A.F.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Papaikou Community Center. Casual attire. No flowers. Pupu and desserts welcome.

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Tatsue Inomoto Takasaki

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July 20, 2013
Tatsue Inomoto Takasaki, 89, of Aiea, formerly of Umauma, Hawaii, an orchid farm owner and former post office employee, died. She was born in Kaikea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gerald, Ken and Ted; brother Satoru Inomoto; and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Honnie Wai Heen Chock

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 3, 2013
Honnie Wai Heen Chock, 91, of Honolulu, a retired customer service representative for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William W.S., son Jeffrey G.H., daughter Darlene A.L.J. Robertson, brother Stanley Chang, sister Betty Boos and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sidney Medeiros

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 22, 2013
Sidney Medeiros, 72, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Christine Tadlas, son Sidney Jr. and daughter Haunani. Private services.

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Mary Alice Duffy

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 24, 2013
Mary Alice Duffy, 80, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant for the Fort Shafter Army military police, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Cambridge, Mass. She is survived by son Terence P., daughters Patricia A. Duffy Barros and Meg Duffy, brother James Hart and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Flowers welcome.

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Brian Yoshio Morioka

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 15, 2013
Brian Yoshio Morioka, 80, of Pearl City, a retired state Department of Education central district resource teacher, retired Farrington High School teacher and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by brother Patrick S. and sister Florence Y. Kono. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Roderick Paul Frost

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 15, 2013
Roderick Paul Frost, 63, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a medical technician at the Veterans Administration Hospital of Omaha and an Air Force veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He is survived by son Roderick J.; daughters Kathy Kruskamp, Jessica Rieser and Cassandra Frost; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Manuka State Wayside Park. Call Brian Allen at 640-3429.

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Alice Satsuki Kawazoe Nakagawa

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July 19, 2013
Alice Satsuki Kawazoe Nakagawa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Alexander Bros. Ltd. clerk, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Burt, daughter Valerie, brother Lefty Kawazoe and sisters Jane Nakanishi, Satsuyo Taira and Elaine Takamine. Private services.

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Nancy Kananiohanaikapua Guzman

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 19, 2013
Nancy Kananiohanaikapua Guzman, 76, of Kaneohe, a caretaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lionel P. and Richard V., daughter Stephanie Y., brother Lowell Perkins, sisters Ilona Fay Halms and Neola “Ipo” Figueroa, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jane Yukie Nakasone

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 25, 2013
Jane Yukie Nakasone, 91, of Volcano, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in a private care home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Guy, daughters Cindy Shafer and Lei Taft, sisters Mae Onishi and Jessie Arakaki, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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George Shoichi Harada

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July 12, 2013
George Shoichi Harada, 90, of Kaunakakai died in Molokai General Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Michael, daughter Karen, brother Tom Matayoshi and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 17 at Kaunakakai Baptist Church. Services: 10 a.m.

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Matthew Popish

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 19, 2013
Brother Matthew Popish, 85, of Honolulu, a Damien Memorial School teacher, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Butte, Mont. He is survived by nephew Roy Baucom and cousins Jim Konen and Betty DiFronzo. Visitation: 11 a.m. Aug. 10 at St. Damien Chapel. Mass: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Christian Brothers Retirement Fund, 1401 Houghtailing St., Honolulu, HI 96817. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Alice Allgood Herring

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 26, 2013
Alice Allgood Herring, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired vice president and credit analyst for First Hawaiian Bank, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Dallas, Ore. She is survived by husband Walter G., son Douglas, daughter Elizabeth Mitchell, brother James E.S. Allgood, sister Elizabeth Allgood and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Aloha or bright casual attire. No black attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the St. Andrew’s Cathedral Ringing Society or Episcopal Relief & Development Fund, 229 Queen Emma St., Honolulu, HI 96813.

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Michael Allan Preble

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 14, 2012
Michael Allan Preble, 65, of Kaneohe, a construction employee, died at home. He was born in Hawthorne, Calif. He is survived by wife Virginia, sons Tyler and David, and sister Kim Olinger. Services: 1 p.m. Aug. 14 at Ko’olau Ballrooms & Conference Center. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to pancan.org.

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Jaison James Irving

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 23, 2013
Jaison James Irving, 30, of Hilo died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by mother Kathie Medina, brother Michael J. and sisters Tina M. Rogert and Ti’esha E. Scott. Celebration of life at a later date.

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Carl Joseph Rossetti

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Carl Joseph Rossetti, 87, of Aiea, a mechanical engineer and a Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hillsdale City, Mich. He is survived by wife Gloria, sons Farran and Carl, daughters Carlene Cranmer and Jacqueline Rossetti, stepsons Julio and Roger Pinell, stepdaughter Martha Diel, sister Rosalie Searle, seven grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No black attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mildred Sumie Itakura

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June 29, 2013
Mildred Sumie Itakura, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Kelvin; daughters Pamela Ellis, Cindy Putt and Kirsten “Kelly” Nishimura; sisters Dorothy and Esther Kaneshiro, Edith Tanimoto, Ethel Minniear and Jan Terui; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Patricia Jean Snyder

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 26, 2013
Patricia Jean Snyder, 71, of Honolulu, a social services division administrator for the state Department of Human Services, died in Honolulu. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by daughters Kimberly “Asha” and Ana Maria, and sister Joan. Services: 11 a.m. Aug. 10 at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church. Inurnment: noon at the church.

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Joyful

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July 28, 2013
Joyful, 83, of Kula, Maui, a teacher and healer, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by brother Phelps D. Jewett Jr. and sister Helen-Jeanne Munter. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Maui, 400 Mahalani St., Wailuku, HI 96793; or Doorway to Life, P.O. Box 1268, Haiku, HI 96708. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Robert Roy Stewart

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Robert Roy Stewart, 81, of Honolulu, a professor of piano and music for the University of Tennessee at Martin, died in Honolulu. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He is survived by sister Maxine L. McLelland. Private services.

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