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May Lei Carreira

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 14, 2012
May Lei Carreira, 82, of Hauula, a homemaker, died in Haleiwa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gerald and Wesley, daughters Bernadette Kalua and Sharon Souza, brother the Rev. Lyons Welch, 12 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and five great-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. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Valelia Paulo

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 19, 2012
Valelia Paulo, 75, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Emani, Paulo, Kolio, Tosipale and Sagato; daughters Lia, Malia, Sosefina, Lotoi, Crystal, Telesia and Ulima; brother Sua; sister Sausoo Fofola; 48 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Services at noon. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Lan Hiang Char

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 19, 2012
Lan Hiang Char, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Southeast Asian specialist and librarian at Hamilton Library, University of Hawaii, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. She is survived by husband Benjamin P.S., daughter Leonora, brother Swie In Tan and sisters Lily Lie and Nieke Gondokusomo. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 am. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Patricia Ann Reyes

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 16, 2012
Patricia Ann Reyes, 67, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Dollar Rent-A-Car sales department retiree, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Brian, Blaine and Barrett; daughters Marlene and Roxanne Silva; brother Suki Silva; caregivers, grandson Justin “Kaipo” Rapozo and Nolemana “Kuulei” McFadden; 22 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. March 11 at Kapaa Neighborhood Center. Call Justin “Kaipo” Rapozo at 649-9324 or 639-4227 with any questions.

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Mildred Matsue Chung

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 16, 2012
Mildred Matsue Chung, 92, of Kailua, a clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Ronald, daughter Ember Shinn and sister Jane Midori Watanabe. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Clifford Earl Cuban

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 5, 2012
Clifford Earl “Butch” Cuban, 68, of Makakilo, a former Sears Roebuck truck driver and former bus driver, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl N.; sons Clifton and Chad; daughter Shanley Conway; brothers Herbert, Daniel, Theodore and John; sister Jeannie Rose Kim; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers; lei welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Lawrence Kekiokalani Akamine

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Dec. 20, 2011
Lawrence Kekiokalani Akamine, 79, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Steven and Shawn; daughters Jocelyn Inomata, Momi Anakalea and Rochelle Akamine; brother Leroy; sister Arletta Lomas; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Vicente A. Delos Santos

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 16, 2012
Vicente A. Delos Santos, 104, of Honolulu, a retired machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susana; sons Kazuo “Stanley,” Robert T. and Nick; daughter Eunice Delos Santos Fields; sister Maria Lucas; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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James Akiona Sr.

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 19, 2012
James Akiona Sr., also known as “Jimmy” and “PiWai,” 85, of Kailua-Kona, a retired lineman supervisor for Hilo Electric Light Co. and Hawaii Electric Light Co., died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons James Jr. and Harold Akiona, and John B. III and Duane Medeiros; daughters Sheri Wahinekapu, Teddy Akau, Jaymie Akiona and Neddie de Jesus; sisters Lenora Kaaukai and Eunice Seward; 24 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 17 at Makole‘a, the former Kona Lagoon Hotel in Kahaluu, Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire. Flowers, lei welcome.

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Walters Kalahiki Eli

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 22, 2012
Walters Kalahiki Eli, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union representative and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosalie, son Robert, daughters Arlene Miranda and Leona Low, stepsons Thomas and Paul Carney, stepdaughters Leonore Scotney and Sandra Maddess, sister Kamila Malterre, half brother Henry, 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 1:30 p.m. Graveside services: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Hildur Adeena Bals

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 26, 2012
Hildur Adeena Bals, 91, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an Avon representative, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Ironwood, Mich. She is survived by son Tony and two grandchildren. No services.

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Sadako Ishimaru

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 19, 2012
Sadako Ishimaru, 82, of Waipahu, a former employee at Oahu Sugar Co., died in Waipahu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Brian; daughter Patti Nishida; brothers Akio, Haruki, George and Sadamu Tokita; sisters Jessie Minagawa and Blanche Shigeyasu; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Joseph Hellia Berinobis

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 15, 2012
Joseph Hellia Berinobis, also known as “J.B.” and “Coach Pops,” 80, a retired Matson Terminals senior superintendent of operations and Castle High School softball coach, died in Kailua. He was born in Kahaluu. He is survived by wife Juliana “Julie”; sons Jonathan, Joseph L. and Jason; daughters Joanna B. Cabalse and Josanna “Sani Girl” Berinobis; brothers Julian, Clifford, Tito, Samuel, Wade, Francis and Daniel Berinobis, and Joseph and Moris Pantastico; sisters Gladys Berinobis, Mililani D. Wallace, Jane Kihewa, Laverne Tangaro, Virginia Tamura and Diana Vandeloop; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at the mortuary. Casual attire. Online condolences at: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Neilen Jacklik

Posted On March 3rd, 2012 -

Feb. 22, 2012
Neilen Jacklik, 81, of Honolulu, a waitress, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in the Marshall Islands. She is survived by daughters Joyce Labout, Irene, Eileen and Neisay Jorkan, Ranny and Roselynn Jacklik, Roserene Milne, Helentina Jonathan and Elisay Anderson; brothers Ichitaro, Harold and Taro Jacklik, and Panson and John Anni; sisters Ann Jacklik and Telje Anni; 64 grandchildren; and 115 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Gladys Kalani Lopes

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Jan. 25, 2012
Gladys Kalani Lopes, 75, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii courier, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles Jr., Brian, Warren, Russel and Lawrence Lopes, and Zachary Keo; daughters Charlene Kaniho, Hannah Eckert and Terry Tauilo; sister Eleanor Himphill; 47 grandchildren; 98 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. March 10 at Waiahole Beach Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Matea M. Fernandez

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 3, 2012
Matea M. Fernandez, 87, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Juanito Martinez, sister Connie Mendoza, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Semi Faaloloi Manaea

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 3, 2012
Semi Faaloloi “Sam” Manaea, 64, of Pearl City, a Holsum Bakery retiree, died in Pearl City. He was born in Faleasao, Manua, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Michelle K.R.; sons John R. and Lee C. Manaea, and Justin Z. Richards; mother Faailoa T. Tali; brothers Frank S., Faaloloiaoolelagi S., Raymond S. and Rodney F. Manaea, and Leula and Samau Tali; sisters Fuaoloa M. Faletufuga, Ruth S. Manaea, Taulolomi, Sue and Asomaliu Tali, Nofoao Leaea, Gafa Mauga, Fuatai Feagai and Vaiutufealofai Tali-Smith; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Anthony Paul Francisco

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

May 1, 2011
Anthony Paul Francisco, 44, of Las Vegas, an Air Force veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carrie and mother Rosita. Private services.

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Toshiko Nakaichi

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 17, 2012
Toshiko Nakaichi, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center nurse’s aide and retired orthopedic technician, died. She was born in Pyongyang, Korea. She is survived by daughter Dr. Gail K.; brothers Hirohisa Fukuda, Goki Yamamoto and Katsumasa Kunimoto; and sisters Kimiko Kishimoto and Kyoko Kiyama. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Margaret Freitas

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 26, 2012
Margaret Freitas, 94, of Omao, Kauai, a retired pineapple industry employee, died in Garden Isle Healthcare Center. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Millie Souza, 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at St. Raphael’s Church, Koloa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Hideo Nakasone

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 15, 2012
Hideo Nakasone, 88, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by brother Hiroshi. No services.

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Janet M. Fukaya

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 19, 2012
Janet M. Fukaya, 77, of Mililani, a retired city draftsperson, died. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by husband Ronald K., daughter Janie Katsura, brother Douglas Nakata, sister Shirley Toyama, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Newton Kulani Purdy

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 11, 2012
Newton Kulani Purdy, 83, of Molokai, formerly of New York City, an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. Services: noon Wednesday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Casual attire.

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Shizuko Hirata

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 13, 2012
Shizuko “Jean” Hirata, 90, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the Japanese Consulate, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Stephen, brother Richard Oka and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Isaac Tadashi Sewake

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 3, 2012
Isaac Tadashi Sewake, 56, of Honolulu, a Spencecliff restaurant manager, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Irwin H. Private services.

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Zu Tian Huang

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Feb. 22, 2012
Zu Tian Huang, 77, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Mei Fen Liang; sons Kuan Wei, Gan Wei and Jian Wei; daughter Ya Yan Huang Wang; brothers Zu Zhan Huang and Cho Hin Wong; sister Lan Ying Lam; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 9 at Borthwick Mortuary, Vineyard chapel. Services to follow. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Iosefo Petelo Uiagalelei

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Feb. 21, 2012
Iosefo Petelo Uiagalelei, 71, of Waipahu, an Aiea High School campus security retiree, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Etevise P.M.; sons Soane P. and Peter; daughter Pina U. Maafala; brothers Masemino, Leatutui and Tomaakuino Petelo, and Nikolao Lafaele; sister Akenese P. Iosefo; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road. Mass: noon. No flowers.

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Elizabeth S. Araujo

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 27, 2012
Elizabeth S. Araujo, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Albert, Clyde, Lorrin, Louis Jr. and Gerald; daughter Paulette Soares; sister Christine Azevedo; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Frank Kamahele

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 18, 2012
Frank Kamahele, 81, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Air Force pilot and a retired state airport district manager, died at home. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty; son Wayne; daughters Janyce Kamahele and Sharon Kamahele-Toriano; hanai sons Harold Caravalho and James Ishii; brothers Richard Elderts Figuero and Joseph Elderts; sisters Blanche DeConte, Verdarine Ornellas and Puanani Mukai; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kona Outdoor Circle. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ethel Meldarene Begley

Posted On March 2nd, 2012 -

Feb. 29, 2012
Ethel Meldarene Begley, 87, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Scotia, Calif. She is survived by husband Robert E., sons Robert Jr. and David, daughters Judith Trimble and Kathy Smith, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Kailua. Services: 12:30 p.m. Private burial. Lei welcome. Donations suggested to Meldarene Begley Fund, payable to Castle Medical Center, 640 Ulukahiki St., Kailua, HI 96734.

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