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Ruth Fern Taylor

Posted On October 8th, 2014 -

Sept. 26, 2014
Ruth Fern Taylor, 92, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired office clerk, former Winchell’s Donuts manager and Big Island Poultry employee, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by sons Larry and Gary, brother Gene Loss, sister Elizabeth Crim, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Nofo Tipoti

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Sept. 24, 2014
Nofo Tipoti, 60, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Sisavai’i; sons Francisco, Daly, Eserona and Aaron; daughter Fia’ava’e Tipoti-Fonua; brothers Aisasiga, Sanny, Asofa’amanatu, Mata’ava and Setali; sisters Siafulei Ta’ase and Renita Tipoti-Gauta; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Reception to follow. Casual attire.

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Peter K. Tripp

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Sept. 20, 2014
Peter K. Tripp, 61, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Jodi M. Tripp and Carita M. Heggland. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Rochelle Winston

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Sept. 24, 2014
Rochelle “Shelle” Winston, 46, of Kaneohe, formerly of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Kaneohe. She was born in California. She is survived by companion Norbert Bujak; sons Kirk Kruzan Jr. and Joshua Silva; daughter Cassandra; mother Bonnie Salonia; brothers Christopher, Andrew, Thomas and Jeffery Salonia, Aaron Vigil and Kim Hechtl; grandparent Mary Rider; and four grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Robert Hidenobu Abe

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Sept. 13, 2014
Robert Hidenobu Abe, 87, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a commercial artist, grocery store cashier and Army veteran, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Francis and sisters Pearl Uemoto and Grace Hiraoka. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Mac C. Cabalo Sr.

Posted On October 8th, 2014 -

Oct. 3, 2014
Mac C. Cabalo Sr., 88, of Lihue, a Grove Farm heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Sally; son Mac Jr.; daughters Arlene Bautista and Delia and Cindy Cabalo; brother Flor Lahep; sisters Lina Agcaoili, Pauline Gonzales, Fely Cabotaje and Maggie Mission; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dorothy A. Hanumalanikamahikuokalani Davis

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Sept. 5, 2014
Dorothy A. Hanumalanikamahikuokalani Davis, 100, of Kailua, a licensed practical nurse, died in Kailua. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Stephanie Antone; sisters Florence Black, Ilonian Bohlman, Evangeline Sylvester and Lenore Bay; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Eliza Salsedo Flores

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Oct. 3, 2014
Eliza Salsedo “Lisa” Flores, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Ismael “Pancho”; daughters Violet Wadkins, Judy Ater and Lucy Meek; brothers Albert and Raymond Salsedo; sisters Clara Burgo and Margaret Ferreira; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Community Assembly of God Church. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 15 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Thomas Haughey

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Sept. 13, 2014
Thomas Haughey, 68, of Honolulu, a computer network instructor and an Army National Guard veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Rhode Island. He is survived by companion Robyn Vierra; son Michael; daughters Shannon Murphy and Kristen Moore; brothers John, Bill and Gordon; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Submarine Chapel. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. at Foster Point, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

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Giovanni K. Heu

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Sept. 12, 2014
Giovanni K. “Bonnie” Heu, 79, of Waianae, a former employee at Hawaiian Grocery Stores and Honolulu Park Place, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Walter Paiva and James and Manuel Heu; daughter Waldreen; brother George Correa; sister Janice Choy; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Eloise K.H.Y. Kam

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Sept. 27, 2014
Eloise K.H.Y. Kam, 76, of Hilo died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard Jr., Randy, Ronald, Robin and Mark Hayes; daughter Raedene Lorenz; brothers Dennis Kam, Nathan Brown and Raymond “Jr” Kaaihue; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Maxima Ganal Agmata

Posted On October 7th, 2014 -

Oct. 1, 2014
Maxima Ganal Agmata, 84, of Honolulu, a retired T-shirt company seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ricardo R.; sons Godofredo, Larry, Teddy, Danny, Ferdinand and Randy; daughters Pacita Hipolito, Melita Castillo, Lorenza Goodson and Imelda Agmata; 33 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 15 at the mortuary. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jacqueline Mieko Oya

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Sept. 26, 2014
Jacqueline Mieko Oya, 81, of Aiea, a retiree of the state Department of Social Services, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by son Kelvin K., daughter Kathlyn K. Ishii, brothers Henry and Melvin Makabe, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Joan Valencia Lahapa Asinsin

Posted On October 7th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Joan Valencia Lahapa Asinsin, 80, of Nanakuli, a minister at The Lord Our Righteousness Church, Nanakuli, died in Nanakuli. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Henry N. Jr., Clyde T. and William J.; daughters Lil L. Naki, Melonie S. Asinsin and Hollie W. Kamai; sisters Jackie Harris, Roselyn Gandall and Nani Silva; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Margaret Palau Pekelo

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Sept. 11, 2014
Margaret Palau “Makaleka” Pekelo, 76, of Waimanalo, a retired cafeteria employee for Star of the Sea School, died in Waimanalo. She was born in North Kona. She is survived by son James K. III, daughters Darlene K.N. Passmore and Daria Ann K. Pekelo Hernandez, sister Eliza Ross, half sister Emma Medali, half brother John Flores, nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Mass at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Reginald Pono Awaa

Posted On October 7th, 2014 -

Sept. 21, 2014
Reginald Pono Awaa, 53, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a heavy equipment operator and a cowboy, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in North Kohala. He is survived by sons Kalani and Keola Kawaihae, brother Randall P., sisters Roaxanne Kehaunani o Lani Mauga and Rhoda Vinonaleimomi Awaa, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahua Ranch Church, North Kohala. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Call 670-4851 or 937-6481 for more information or directions.

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Kiyoto Sawai

Posted On October 7th, 2014 -

Sept. 11, 2014
Kiyoto Sawai, 92, of Honolulu, a retired electrician for Veterans Electric, died in Avalon Care Center, Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughter Dahleen, brothers Satoru and Mamoru, and sisters Mitsuru Sawa, Sumako Sawai and Chikako Nishimura. Private services.

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Thelma Yukiko Botelho

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Sept. 17, 2014
Thelma Yukiko Botelho, 94, of Honolulu, a retired barber, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughters Barbara Krum and Karin Nutter, brothers Robert “Bobby” and Richard Ishihara, sisters Lillian Ho and Sue Tanabe, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Private burial. Aloha attire. No monetary offerings.

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Joseph Soares Jr.

Posted On October 7th, 2014 -

Sept. 12, 2014
Joseph Soares Jr., 69, of Ewa Beach, an Aulani Hotel worker, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Norma; son Joseph III; daughters Patricia Soares and Joliene Soares-Manago; brother Curtis Bee; sisters Violet Soares-Purdy, Yvonne Sanchez and Katherine Turner; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lillian L. Chong

Posted On October 7th, 2014 -

Sept. 27, 2014
Lillian L. Chong, 91, of Honolulu, a Sears office clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Karen Martelli and Colleen Whitney, son Calvin and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Fujiye Takahashi

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Sept. 1, 2014
Fujiye “Edith” Takahashi, 86, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Isamu, son Morgan F. and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Constance L. Coronel

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Sept. 12, 2014
Constance L. “Connie” Coronel, 68, of Waianae, a retired District Court clerk, died in Waianae. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by husband David, sons Bryan and Clinton, daughters Melania Perkins and Joey Bautista, brother Wayne Clatte, sister Robin Walker, 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. No flowers.

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Kamekichi Tanoue

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Oct. 3, 2014
Kamekichi “Steve” Tanoue, 91, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired harvesting shift supervisor at Hamakua Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Matsuyo “Patsy”; son Ralph; brother Hisashi Hirata; sisters Tokiko Yamada, Teruko Kansaku, Yukiko Masaki, Alice Ishii and Katherine Ottoboni; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Delta Mae Feliciano

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Oct. 2, 2014
Delta Mae Feliciano, 81, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Joseph S. Sr.; sons Joseph S. and John; daughters Tina Romero, Delta Baxter, Roseanna Soares, Sarafina Jennings and Brenda Sampson; sister Elsie Stroud; 26 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lyle Rienhold Taylor

Posted On October 7th, 2014 -

Oct. 2, 2014
Lyle Rienhold Taylor, 68, of Waianae, a retired Navy chief engineman and a BAE Systems Hawaii Shipyard mechanic, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Minneapolis. He is survived by wife Barbara R. and son Richard J. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Marvin Eaton Ferreira

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Sept. 27, 2014
Marvin Eaton Ferreira, 83, of Hughson, Calif., a defense contractor and an Army veteran, died in Modesto, Calif. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Marilyn, sons Michael and Marvin, daughters Michele and Marlisa, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Genchu Tonaki

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Sept. 25, 2014
Genchu Tonaki, 95, of Kaneohe, formerly of Kahaluu, a floral farmer, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Fumie Morikawa Hanamoto

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Sept. 28, 2014
Fumie Morikawa Hanamoto, 95, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk, died. She was born in Honokaa. She is survived by sons Ronald, Allen and Melvin; sister Sadie Fujinaka; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kenneth Yap

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Sept. 11, 2014
Kenneth “Kenny” Yap, 56, of Pearl City, an employee of Dole Middle School and Costco, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Colleen, son Timothy, daughter Tiffany, mother Virgie Soares, brothers Jerry and Michael, sister Donna Pagan and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Charles Kaumualii Hanohano Jr.

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Sept. 25, 2014
Charles Kaumualii Hanohano Jr., also known as “Charley Brown” and “Charley,” 76, of Honolulu, an Operating Engineers, Local 3, retiree and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailua, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lois; sons Charles III, Hugh and Stephen; daughter Stacy; brother George; sisters Lois Stevens and Pauline Dung; and numerous grandchildren. Private services.

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