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Ailua Pele

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July 30, 2014
Ailua Pele, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Apia, Samoa. She is survived by sons Fatu, Masei and Tavita Pele, and Kitiona Malielegaoi; daughters Melisa Singh-Kanakanui, Pine McBride, Ofusina Reid and Sulami Soosenuu; 43 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Kingdom Hall No. 1, 239 Palii St.

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Bong Moon Chang

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July 29, 2014
Bong Moon Chang, 93, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by sons Tae Chin, To Chin and Paul; daughters Ok Cha Kim, Jang Cha Lee and Ann Ku; and 22 grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Craig Yoshiharu Ono

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July 16, 2014
Craig Yoshiharu Ono, 100, of Honolulu, a city Board of Water Supply accountant, died. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by son Hugh and daughter Susan Kroft. No services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Michael Robello Sylva

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July 15, 2014
Michael Robello Sylva, 39, of Waianae, a Thyssen Krupp Elevators employee, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Ramona Lynn; sons Keka Francis and Kamuela Oliveira; daughters Shawnny and Mariah Asuncion-Sylva, Nohealani Kekahuna and Stephanie Lassa-Sylva; parents John and Ruby; brothers John R. V and Joseph Sylva, and Thomas and Billy Yogi; and sisters Geraldine Texeira, Carla Ann Haili and Monica Maluenda. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Lotus Hee Chun

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July 23, 2014
Lotus Hee Chun, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Medical Service Association senior service representative, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Glenn K.N., sons Bryan and Derek, daughter Sharon Tamashiro, brother Reuben Hee and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Thomas Kiyoshi Settsu

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July 20, 2014
Thomas Kiyoshi Settsu, 78, of Honolulu, an Aston Waikiki Sunset Hotel retiree and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Richard and sister Elaine Onizuka. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Sachiko Toyofuku

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July 5, 2014
Sachiko Toyofuku, 93, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Postal Service postmaster, died in Aiea. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Duane M.; daughters Gayle S. Smoot, Claire J. Tamamoto and Lynne S. Toyofuku-Aki; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Susan Lorena Cruz

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July 28, 2014
Susan Lorena Cruz, 59, of Waianae, a caregiver, homemaker, nurse, lifeguard and model, died in Waianae. She was born in Florida. She is survived by son Shaun Spencer, daughter Leilani Spencer, brother Timothy Dyal, sister Rebecca Smith and four grandchildren. Services at a later date. Donations may be sent to 82-1048 Kinue Road, Captain Cook, HI 96704. Call 895-8859 for information.

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Joseph Terry Jr.

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July 22, 2014
Joseph Terry Jr., 52, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Joseph Terry Sr. and Lorna K. Akiona, and sister Renee N. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, Mililani. Rosary and services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tyler Kaina Williams

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July 31, 2014
Tyler Kaina Williams, 27, of Mililani, a McCabe, Hamilton & Renny longshoreman, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father George E. Jr., mother Mylabeth K., brothers Stuart and Stason, and grandparent Irwin Cockett Jr. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jackie Dado Fontanilla

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July 23, 2014
Jackie Dado Fontanilla, 65, of Naalehu, Hawaii, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Earl-Scott K., Herbert W.N. and Keoni J.D.; daughters Twila-Dawn M. Fontanilla and Tammie-Lynn K. Tolentino; brother Mackey Kalalau; sisters Christine Hanchett, Josephine Hoopai, Loretta O’Hara and Lucinda Estrella; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, 5000 Hana Highway. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Peter Catholic Church, Puuiki, 47699 Hana Highway. Casual attire.

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Clifford T. Urata

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July 23, 2014
Clifford T. Urata, 71, of Honolulu, an air freight agent, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Kimberly Wellnitz and Jennifer Murakami, sister Linda Au and a grandchild. Private services.

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Trinidad Cafa Fontanilla

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July 6, 2014
Trinidad Cafa “Trini” Fontanilla, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired Tuna Packers Fish Co. trimmer, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Alfred Jr., Pablito and Nelson; daughters Felicisima Cantorna, Eufemia Ereno and Luzviminda Pagay; 22 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 12 at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Katsue Yokota

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July 2, 2014
Katsue Yokota, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Steve, daughter Karen Ito, sisters Edythe Uehara and June Lum, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Soka Gakkai International USA, Hawaii Culture Center, 2729 Pali Highway. Services at noon. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Cheryl Napuaonalani Fox-Weall

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July 26, 2014
Cheryl Napuaonalani “Foxy” Fox-Weall, 57, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Airlines chief agent and a hula dancer, died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Robert H. “Bob” Weall II; son Kuiokalani “Kui” Fox; daughters Jenna-Lei, Pomai, Lindsey and Jordan Weall; brother Randy Fox; sisters Marsha Price, Sheila-Mae Gusman and Davelynn K. Bruhn; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific.

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Frances Quillopo Abendanio

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July 22, 2014
Frances Quillopo Abendanio, 75, of Las Vegas, a former Del Monte employee, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Purocaoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Florencio, Samuel, Alexander and Lodrigo; daughter Annabelle Olarti; brothers Frederico and Amado Quillopo; sisters Susana Quillopo and Veronica Oliva; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Annabelle K. Gandauli

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July 18, 2014
Annabelle K. “Ann” Gandauli, 78, of Waipahu, a former Tots-N-Toddlers employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by husband Emilio S.; sons Samuel, Shawn and Stuart; daughters Vernie Brown, Bernie Lalau, Shandra Medeiros and Stacie Gandauli; hanai daughters Paula Kenolio, Rhonda Faleafine and Elaine Dreckman; brother George “Domie” Palmero; 24 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gregoria Batis Aranita

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July 2, 2014
Gregoria Batis “Gloria” Aranita, 86, of Waipahu, a retired federal civil service supply clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Ralph E.; sons Jeffrey, Aaron, Edmund and Clayton; daughters Myra O’Brien, Eileen Sullivan and Robbi Aranita; brother Albert Batis; sisters Helen Ariola, Marie Ceballos, Juanita Parongao, Fely Valdez and Connie Mier; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Services: 11:15 a.m. Mass at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Michael David Goldstein

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July 26, 2014
Michael David Goldstein, 49, of Kaneohe, a lead mechanic and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Lynne Richey, sons Brock and Brody, hanai daughter Sophia, brother Sascha A. and sister Chari. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Dorothy Kaleialoha Clarke

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July 22, 2014
Dorothy Kaleialoha Clarke, 84, of Honolulu, a hostess and retiree from Perry Boy’s Smorgy, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Randall K., Raylan T. and Thomas K.; daughter Ramona A.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at 2752 G Pali Highway. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Haruko Kanayama

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July 15, 2014
Haruko Kanayama, 86, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in South Hilo. She is survived by son Michael K., daughters Gail H. Kuehu and Lei T. Amoroso, brother George Endo, caregiver and son-in-law Vincent Amoroso, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Jordan Tyler Kahala Costa

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July 30, 2014
Jordan Tyler Kahala Costa, 29, of Haiku, Maui, a Maui County Road Division employee in Makawao, Maui, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Leonard and Naomi, sister Kimberly Bachman, and grandparents Manuel A. and Anna Maria. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Stephen N. King

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July 27, 2014
Stephen N. King, 61, of Kahului, a restaurant bartender, died. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by daughters Natasha, Melanie and Kahealani; parents Pearl Nishino and Hulen King; brothers David, Alan and Michael; and seven grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Kahului Union Church. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Cheryl Napuaonalani Fox-Weall

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July 26, 2014
Cheryl Napuaonalani “Foxy” Fox-Weall, 57, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Airlines chief agent and a hula dancer, died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Robert H. “Bob” Weall II; son Kuiokalani “Kui” Fox; daughters Jenna-Lei, Pomai, Lindsey and Jordan Weall; brother Randy Fox; sisters Bonnie Adams, Marsha Price, Sheila-Mae Gusman and Davelynn K. Bruhn; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Jolyn Sakae Kipapa

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July 5, 2014
Jolyn Sakae Kipapa, 52, of Waimanalo, a truck driver for Grace Pacific and HBK Trucking, will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church, 3400 Moanalua Road. She died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kurt; sons Joseph, Kurty Boy, Taylor, Malakai and Elijah; daughters Natasha Olaivar and Kurlyn and Kylee Kipapa; hanai sons Tigi Tigilau, Maake, Chris and Benji Kemoeatu, Adam and David Horswill, Levi and Makana Joseph, David and Jr. Carson, Kealoha, Reggie and Chad Kamekona, Dan Rufino, Leonard Akau, Solomon Martin, Tyson Yamaoka, and Casey, Cory, Clinton, Christopher, and Cody Daniels; hanai daughters Summer, Kanani and Pua Kamekona, and Buta Kahumoku; brother Reynold Kamekona; sister Renee Shook; hanai sisters Luka Kahele, Jen Aveiro, Debbie Morino, Annie Eli and Rachel Akau; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday. Final visitation at noon. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Floramye Ungos Galapon

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June 30, 2014
Floramye Ungos “Remy” Galapon, 88, of Honolulu, an Ala Moana Hotel retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bautista, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Leo “Noel” Jr. and Leo “Gener” III, daughter Marie Sedlacek, brother Primo Ungos, sisters Vanessa Hasan and Myrna Datuin, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Summer or spring attire.

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Emiliana Mesiona

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July 11, 2014
Emiliana “Annie” Mesiona, 92, of Honolulu, a Dole Cannery retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Bohol, Philippines. She is survived by sons Don, Patrick, David and Bobby; daughters Linda Ching, Laura Tangonan, Sharyn Starr, Cheryl Drew, Nona Morales, Roberta Larey and Nina Bolos; sisters Drina Panoncial, Gladys Behic and Geri Hoshino; 36 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; and 45 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Annabelle K. Gandauli

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July 18, 2014
Annabelle K. “Ann” Gandauli, 78, of Waipahu, a former Tots-N-Toddlers employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Emilio S.; sons Samuel, Shawn and Stuart; daughters Vernie Brown, Bernie Lalau, Shandra Medeiros and Stacie Gandauli; hanai daughters Paula Kenolio, Rhonda Faleafine and Elaine Dreckman; brother George “Domie” Palmero; 24 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Alice T. Migita

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June 30, 2014
Alice T. Migita, 85, of Haleiwa, former proprietor of Haleiwa Flower Shop, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Clifford and Ralph; daughters Barbara and Susan; brothers Takeshi “Bull,” Yoshio “Ace” and Harry K. Katayama; sisters Ruth Y. Goo, Katherine S. Burns and Beatrice Bennett; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Jolyn Sakae Kipapa

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July 5, 2014
Jolyn Sakae Kipapa, 52, of Waimanalo, a truck driver at Grace Pacific & HBK Trucking, will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church, 3400 Moanalua Road. She died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kurt; sons Joseph, Kurty Boy, Taylor, Malakai and Elijah; daughters Natasha Olaivar, and Kurlyn and Kylee Kipapa; hanai sons Tigi Tigilau, Maake, Chris and Benji Kemoeatu, Adam and David Horswill, Levi and Makana Joseph, David and Jr. Carson, Kealoha, Reggie and Chad Kamekona, Dan Rufino, Leonard Akau, Solomon Martin, Tyson Yamaoka, and Casey, Cory, Clinton, Christopher and Cody Daniels; hanai daughters Summer, Kanani and Pua Kamekona, and Buta Kahumoku; mother Evelyn Kamekona; brother Reynold Kamekona; sister Renee Shook; hanai sisters Luka Kahele, Jen Aveiro, Debbie Morino, Annie Eli and Rachel Akau; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday. Final visitation: noon-1:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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