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Allen Victor Barre

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June 26, 2012
Allen Victor Barre, 63, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a concert promoter, musician, real estate developer and investor, died at home. He was born in Regina, Saskatchewan. He is survived by son Sean and brothers Lloyd and George. Private services.

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Ellen Sumiko Lam

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June 22, 2012
Ellen Sumiko Lam, 83, of Nuuanu, a retired Dole Cannery packer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Lyle D. and Lance A., daughter Avis L. Ho, brothers Richard and Michael Furuta, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Shawn Kaiolu Robinson

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June 18, 2012
Shawn Kaiolu Robinson, 41, of Ewa Beach, a laborer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Shayden A., father Alexander and brothers Aukai and Bobby. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charlotte Patsy Ku‘ualohakala‘iokona Caminos

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June 30, 2012
Charlotte Patsy Ku‘ualohakala‘iokona Caminos, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Wailana Coffee House waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence G. and Raymond Correa, daughters Jo-Ann Davis and Momi Segi, brother John Nu‘uhiwa, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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William Arnold Lawrence Jr.

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June 14, 2012
William Arnold “Bill” Lawrence Jr., 58, of Kailua-Kona, a construction superintendent, auto mechanic, heavy equipment operator, carpenter and mason, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Multnomah County, Ore. He is survived by wife Julie; sons Rodney, William and Joshua; daughter Maile; brother Timothy; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. July 21 at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club, Honokohau Harbor. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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John Preston Russell

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June 30, 2012
John Preston Russell, 101, of Honolulu, a retired attorney at law, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by daughters Juliet Hitchcock, Nancy Nadzo and Lorna Russell; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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William Chuck Mun Chun

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July 5, 2012
William Chuck Mun Chun, 79, of Kaneohe, an Oahu Country Club cook, died in Avalon Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ronald Morgan, and Franklin, Robert and William Chun; daughters Doris English, Irene Chun and Jan Kitaguchi; brothers Franklin and Edwin; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Cherrelle Leos

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June 29, 2012
Cherrelle “Mija” Leos, 27, of Waianae, a J.W. Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa baker, died in Aiea. She was born in Mission, Texas. She is survived by parents Hector Leos and Toalima Kaaukai; stepfather Charles M.L. Kaaukai; brothers Harland M.L. Kaaukai, Carlos A. and Orin Pyrce Lave-Kaaukai, and Marcos, Timothy, Jesus, Jacob, Jeremiah and Cole Leos; sisters Stacy Dias, Alysha Leos-Gonzales, and Karyn, Paige and Belle Katryce Lave-Kaaukai, and Kahealeilani, Angelica, Cassandra and Summer Lee Leos; and grandparents Limalau Lave, Socorro H. Leos and Charles M. Kaaukai. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2740 Lauwiliwili St., Kapolei. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Tafaumu F. Savea

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June 17, 2012
Tafaumu F. Savea, 83, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lalomalava, Savaii, Samoa. She is survived by sons Faleono, Enitima, Iatua, Saifoloi, Faigofie, Faigata and Tofiga; daughters Silulu, Talopala, Vaolele and Jolynn; brother Tevaga; sisters Malaea, Fusi, Lagimaina and Talitiga; 43 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary Thursday.

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Lazaro Rogelio Damo Jr.

Posted On July 14th, 2012 -

July 2, 2012
Lazaro Rogelio Damo Jr., also known as “Roger” and “Boy,” 63, of Aiea, a Securitas employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lucia V., daughters Leilani Antalan and Brenalou Gushikuma, sister Horten “Lani” Camat and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert E. McCleave Jr.

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July 6, 2012
Robert E. McCleave Jr., 77, of Reston, Va., and Honolulu, a retired Army colonel, died in Hale Ola Kino Nursing Home. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Patricia, daughters Pamela and Leslie, and sister Anna M. Hails. Private services. Donations suggested to the Army Transportation Museum Fund, P.O. Box Draw D, Fort Eustis, VA 23604; or the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, www.pdf.org. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Roy Rinkichi Shimabukuro

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June 16, 2012
Roy Rinkichi “Rinki” Shimabukuro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Piihonua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hiroko “Winifred”; sons Gary R., Mike T. and Rory S.; daughters Arlene K. Fountain and Norene R. Furutani; brother Takeo; sister Gladys K. Yanagawa; caregiver Karen Asuncion; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Herbert Eugene Dunn

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June 27, 2012
Herbert Eugene Dunn, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Staples Store manager and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by son Kula; daughters Aukai, Kahele, Jeanne and Margaret “Magee”; brother Walter “Wes” Ward; and sisters Melva Ferreira and Noe Moniz. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers.

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Michiko Murase

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June 26, 2012
Michiko Murase, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers sales employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Nagano, Japan. She is survived by daughter Shizuka, brother Yutaka Sukigara and sisters Chiharu Asanori, Chieko Yamada, Ryoko Maesaka and Mariko Sakurai. Private services. Updated information for obituary published Thursday.

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Tsunehiko Shimabukuro

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June 30, 2012
Tsunehiko Shimabukuro, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired Lewers & Cooke dispatcher, University of Hawaii-Manoa groundskeeper and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company L, died. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Carole K., son Niles T., brothers George and James, sisters Hisae Oda and Caroline S. Matsumura, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Gail Marjean Hall

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July 6, 2012
Gail Marjean Hall, 56, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Michael; daughter Jamie A. Rodrigues; parents Martha and Joseph Rodrigues; brothers Joseph, Michael, Jonathan and Daniel Rodrigues; sisters Joanne and Ramona Rodrigues; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Alice Tamiko Nakamura

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June 17, 2012
Alice Tamiko Nakamura, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Queen’s Medical Center coffee shop employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She is survived by son Alan T.; daughters Gail S. Messner, Glenna T. Nakamura and Alma M. Beasenburg; brother Francis Iwamoto; sisters Lily Iguchi, Hannah Okimoto and Mabel Tam; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Gloria Spallone

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June 10, 2012
Gloria Spallone, 78, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Health data entry clerk for emergency medical records, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary M., daughter Edwina, brother David Mindoro, sisters Barbara Bailey and Geri Wabinga, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Committal services and inurnment to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Takehiko Inouye

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June 29, 2012
Takehiko “Take” Inouye, 90, of Aiea, a retired Standard Oil Refinery instrument mechanic, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honouliuli. He is survived by wife Doris S., daughters Sandra M. Iha and Kathleen K. Umemura, sisters Judy Teruya and Flora Emoto, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tsuruko Nakashima

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June 21, 2012
Tsuruko Nakashima, 90, of Hilo, a retired waitress at the former Hilo Grill, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Calvin, Larry “Moe,” Dennis and Carl; daughter Sharon Okuda; brother Hank Kaneshiro; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Dorothy Haru Tsuji

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June 9, 2012
Dorothy Haru Tsuji, 100, of Wahiawa, a retired Lanakila Elementary School teacher, died. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by son Patrick, daughters Kay Uesugi and Bessie Okada, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Grace Kamohalii

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June 29, 2012
Grace Kamohalii, 86, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gregory Kamohalii, and Kenneth, Nathan and Darrell Ortiz; daughters Angeline Costa, Charlene Thompson, Kathleen Colburn and Carmen Ruis; brother John Parker; sister Alene Eleneke-Pa; 30 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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Ayako Okubo

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July 3, 2012
Ayako Okubo, 89, of Hilo, a retired Kamehameha Garments seamstress, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived sons Lloyd T., Arnold T. and Aaron T.; brother Masato Hirata; sister Jane Momoki; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Masako Uehara

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June 10, 2012
Masako Uehara, 95, of Hilo, a retired farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Donald and Matsu Uehara Jr., and James Chinen; daughters Ruth Sevilla and Kathy Okunami; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ellen Leilani Kaupu

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May 30, 2012
Ellen Leilani Kaupu, 76, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Nelson, Milton, Kelly and Henry; daughters Gwendolyn Lake and Haleaka Kaupu; brothers David, Donald and Gene Pua; sister MaryMae; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. July 21 at Whittington Beach Park, Naalehu. Casual attire.

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Florence Sachiko Miyasaki Okuda

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July 1, 2012
Florence Sachiko Miyasaki Okuda, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Gibson Department Store manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael and Rodney; brother Paul Miyasaki; sisters Doris Ida, Jeanette Belen, Rose Ikeda, Jean Okikawa and Harriet Yoshikawa; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Fumiko Upshaw

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May 31, 2012
Fumiko Upshaw, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Hyatt Hotel seamstress, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kimberly, Idaho. She is survived by sons Johnny and Robert, daughters Linda Knock and Tina Roback, brothers Joseph and Jiro Muratsuchi, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Updated information for obituary published June 15.

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Nelson Kawila Kaupu

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May 29, 2012
Nelson Kawila Kaupu, 71, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a Koa Construction Co. heavy equipment operator and mechanic, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Opihihale, Hawaii. He is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. July 21 at Whittington Beach Park, Naalehu. Casual attire.

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Thomas S. Radomski

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June 27, 2012
Thomas S. Radomski, 52, of Waipahu, an infrastructure/IFC program manager for Joint Interagency Task Force West and an Army Special Forces retiree, died in Narita, Japan. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Joy M., son Thomas J., daughters Jennifer and Jessica, parents Thomas Radomski and Carol Gifoli, brother Daniel and sisters Nancy Young and Lisa McDonald. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Lillie K.L. Woode

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June 21, 2012
Lillie K.L. “Lil” Woode, 87, of Ewa Beach, a retired federal credit union bookkeeper at Lualualei Naval Ammunition Depot, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence A. Jr., Donald A., Robert W., Henry A., Clyde K. and Randall E.; daughter Joyce K. Yuen; sister Doris K.T. Kam; 30 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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