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Richard Joseph Cordeiro

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June 21, 2014
Richard Joseph “Rich” Cordeiro, 77, of Honolulu, a small business owner, barbershop singer and retired Navy master chief petty officer, quartermaster, navigation instructor and defense technical writer, died in Honolulu. He was born inFall River, Mass. He is survived by wife Alyse, sons Rich Jr. and Michael, daughters Linda and Melanie, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services:3 p.m. Friday aboard the USS Missouri. Shuttles will run from Arizona Bowfin parking lot to the Missouri. Please email RichCordeiroRemembrance@yahoo.com if you plan to attend. In lieu of flowers, honorariums may be made to Sounds of Aloha Barbershop Chorus, the Hawaii Foodbank or charity of your choice. Online condolences:oahumortuary.com.

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Margaret Jonolino Espiritu

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June 30, 2014
Margaret Jonolino Espiritu, 86, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rudy, Philip and Anthony; daughters Nancy and Lucy Antonio; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation:8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Hawi, Hawaii. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to be held in the Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Loretta Lorraine Evangelista

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June 24, 2014
Loretta Lorraine Evangelista, 68, of Hilo, a retired housekeeper, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by hanai sons Troy Julian and Kaniala Estrada, hanai daughters Patrice Julianand FernPeahi, brother Raymond Agpoon, sisters Florence Respicio and Odetta Ah Nee, and numerous grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Elsie P. Ferreira

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June 30, 2014
Elsie P. Ferreira, 86, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edmund S. Jr., John S., Herman S. and Michael S. Sr.; daughters Ann M. Perkins, Barbara Jean Cook and Bernadette L. Nelson; sister Margaret Borges; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Lanette Etsuko Kalani

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June 17, 2014
Lanette Etsuko Kalani, 59, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born on Guam. She is survived by husband Larry; sons Ledward, Lyman and Lyle; and sister Carol Hashimoto and Iris Siruno. Services:11 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Mortuary. Aloha attire.No flowers.

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Frederico Molina Madriaga

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June 24, 2014
Frederico Molina Madriaga, 86, of Honoulu, a retired general equipment examiner foreman for the Air Force and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He in survived by wife Dolores, sons Dennis and Gery, sister Pacita Tagalan, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Charlene Hanae Masuyama

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June 23, 2014
Charlene Hanae Masuyama, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Koolau Farmers employee, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Aiea.She is survived by son Mark K., daughter Lynne M., brother Charles Miller Jr., seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Pali View Baptist Church, 45-510 Halekou Road, Kaneohe. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire.In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to HawaiianHumane Society.

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Leonard Hubert Pacheco Sr.

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June 17, 2014
Leonard Hubert Pacheco Sr., 89, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired National Park Service ranger at Yosemite National Park and Hawaii VolcanoesNational Park, and a World War IIveteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Fumiko Izumi-Pacheco; sons Leonard H. Jr., Allan J. and Ricky G. Pacheco and Charles K. Reyes Jr.; daughter Terry P. Burcena; sister Frances McCulley; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire.

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Jeanne Molly Ritchie

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June 18, 2014
Jeanne Molly Ritchie, 93, of Haleiwa died in Haleiwa.She was born in Pupukea. She is survived by son Tom, daughters Dana R. Fujikake and Barbara Ritchie, brother Dan Derby Jr., sister Merilyn Georgevich, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Honolulu. Services:3:30 p.m. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or any charity.

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Malcome Gerard Rodrigues Sr.

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July 10, 2014
Malcome Gerard Rodrigues Sr., 67, of Kapaa,Kauai, a retired Kauai Lagoons Golf Course attendant, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Sherry, sons Malcome Jr. and Kenneth, daughter Kele Manguchei, sister Stephanie Rapozo and four grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine Church. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai. Casual attire.

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Dominador Sia Aguilar Jr.

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June 26, 2014
Dominador Sia Aguilar Jr., 55, of Honolulu, an AMPCO System Parking attendant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sampaloc, Manila. He is survived by wife Josephine V., son Jonathan, brothers Ernesto and Angel, and sisters Virginia De Guzman, Remedios Jose and Dolores Aguilar. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Larry Shiko Toma

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June 19, 2014
Larry Shiko Toma, 88, of Honolulu, a retired mechanic, Gas Co. maintenance worker and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Hatsuko, sons Walter and Raymond, daughter Lily and sister Lillian Yogi. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gregg Keola Maeda

Posted On July 13th, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
Gregg Keola Maeda, 40, of Honolulu, a chemist for the city’s Department of Environmental Services, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Warren and Karen, and brother Brent. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Margaret Ramento Manuel

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June 12, 2014
Margaret Ramento Manuel, 84, of Honolulu, a retiree of New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Jim R., Bonifacio R., Angelito R., Maximo R., Robenson R. and Kennedy R.; daughters Julieta M. Matitu, Cristina M. Diego and Lene Grace M. Calderon; brother Benson Ramento; sister Gloria Ramento; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual or aloha attire; no black attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wallace S. Oshiro

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July 2, 2014
Wallace S. Oshiro, 79, of Kahului, a Matson dock worker, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by brother Jon, and sisters Amy Surridge and Natalie Fujimoto. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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David George Pacheco

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June 27, 2014
David George “Dave” Pacheco, 61, of Honolulu, a former Pacific Knight security guard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Anthony L. “Tony”; and sisters Patricia A. Akana, Beverly P. Chang, Evangeline C. “Vange” Durante and Sharon Pacheco-Keliikoa. Private services. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Sumie Sakata

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June 2, 2014
Sumie Sakata, 94, of Waialua, a Quarter Master Laundry retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn, daughter Wendy, brother Mitsuo Kagehiro, sister Kinuko Ishii, caregivers Carl and Tessie Rodriguez, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hideko Shimokawa

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June 15, 2014
Hideko Shimokawa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired state librarian, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. She is survived by brother James and sister Atsuko Hasegawa. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kalihi Union Church.

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Dan E. Singelman

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June 22, 2014
Dan E. “Tubby” Singelman, 46, of Waianae, owner of TCB Golf Cart Service and Repair, died in Waianae. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by companion Joy P. Santos; sons Hoku Singelman-Cruz and Cyrus, Isaiah and Gabriel Singelman; daughter Tyler Singelman-Maxwell; mother Beatrice L. P. Kua; brothers Howard Manoiki, Tilton Lasua, and Frederick and Robert Singelman; and sisters Jilton L. Gray, Susie L. Cheeseborough, Uluwehi A. Snook, and Nann and Jewell Singelman. Private services.

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Larry Yutoku Arakawa

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June 30, 2014
Larry Yutoku Arakawa, 85, of Lahaina died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons Brian, Douglas and Stuart; daughter Loriann Arakawa-Lewis; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Lahaina United Methodist Church. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Motoe Tada

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July 5, 2014
Motoe Tada, 93, of Hilo, a Hawaiian Linen Supply retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Norman and Lloyd, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 398 Kilauea Ave. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Melandro Urmeneta Benigno

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June 20, 2014
Melandro Urmeneta Benigno, 75, of Kihei, a Castle & Cooke Resorts landscaper on Lanai, died in Kapolei. He was born in Lallo, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Felipa C.; sons Eugenio “Ariel” and Teodoro “Teddy”; daughters Caridad “Mitos” and Theresa “Tessie”; brother Melchor; sisters Magdalena Alupani, Merlina Segui and Morena Benigno; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kihei. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Yoshio Taira

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May 9, 2014
Yoshio Taira, 88, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill Co. machinist, died. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Katsuko, son Barry, daughters Joyce Taira and Grace Thorbecke, and seven grandchildren. Services held. No monetary gifts. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Audrey M. Carvalho

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July 1, 2014
Audrey M. Carvalho, 69, of Lihue, a retiree of Immaculate Conception School and Kauai Economic Opportunity, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by brothers James Sr. and Robert; and sisters Patricia Kualii, Sharon Blackstad, Valerie McGurn, Marcia Jimenez and Elizabeth “Betty” Ibaan. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

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Hazel Hayame Tasaka

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June 12, 2014
Hazel Hayame Tasaka, 89, of Waimanalo, a retired farmer, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Bert H., brother Morris M. Umehira, sister Patsy S. Momota, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Marie Kealohilani Castro

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July 2, 2014
Marie Kealohilani Castro, 89, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Albert L.; daughters Delphine K., Debra F. and Felicia E.; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

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Ernest Uyehara

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June 29, 2014
Ernest Uyehara, 75, of Aiea, a mason and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Blanche, son Calvin and sister Bertha Nishina. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 2 at Pearl City Community Church, 933 Lehua Ave. Services: 10 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Marcela G. Correa

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June 24, 2014
Marcela G. Correa, 88, of Waipahu, a Dole Plantation and Hawaii Food Products retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Cando City, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Rosemarie G. and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Rufino Meneses Vidal

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June 22, 2014
Rufino Meneses Vidal, 74, of Wailuku, a Wailuku Agribusiness retiree, died in the Philippines. He was born in Dagupan, Philippines. He is survived by son Wilfredo; daughters Maria Yamashiro, Mina Chan and Luz Siliado; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 10 a.m. Urn burial: 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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William David Diggs Jr.

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June 29, 2014
William David Diggs Jr., 62, of Honolulu, a painter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Arkansas. He is survived by parents William and Polly Ann, brother John and sister Valerie. Private services.

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