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Manuel Sabal

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 21, 2015
Manuel “Sonny” Sabal, 90, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy chief petty officer and salvage diver who served during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by daughter Marise Souza, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Francis Kiyoshi Hirata

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 5, 2015
Francis Kiyoshi Hirata, 66, of Honolulu, a city accountant with the Budget and Fiscal Services Department, Public Safety section, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Francine K. Hirata and Darlene T. Martin. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Service: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Thomas I. Silva

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 17, 2015
Thomas I. Silva, 74, of Waianae, a Gaspro and A&D Plastics employee, died in Ewa. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Vernelle Keawe-Cornett, Thomasina Keawe and Ah Han Silva; hanai sons Tevita Napa’a, Alika Keawe and Walley Kaokai III; hanai daughter Nancy Kaokai; brother Lawrence; sister Dorothy Kalua; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Theodore Kaaekuahiwi

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Theodore “Ted” Kaaekuahiwi, 86, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Honokaa High and Elementary School custodian and a taro farmer, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Waipio Valley. He is survived by wife Nancy, sons Lon and Dale, daughters Gay Regohos and Kim M. Ayoso, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Service: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Audrey Helen Schufeldt Sutherland

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 23, 2015
Audrey Helen Schufeldt Sutherland, 94, of Haleiwa, an education counselor for the Army and an author, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Canoga Park, Calif. She is survived by sons John C. “Jock” and James D. and daughters Noelle and Ann Lauren Sutherland. Services to be held in May 2015. Contact Noelle Sutherland at 808-622-0857 for more information. Aloha attire and comfortable shoes. No cut flowers or arrangements. Lei welcome. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or Polynesian Voyaging Society.

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Charles Kaeha Sr.

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 4, 2015
Charles Kaeha Sr., 58, of Kahului died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Kaena Kaeha and Bubu Uwekoolani, brother Jerome and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: ballardfarmilymortuaries.com.

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Florence Yaeko Takasaki

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 8, 2015
Florence Yaeko Takasaki, 80, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Alice Kashiwai. Private services.

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Susumu Mineshima

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 1, 2015
Susumu “Sus” Mineshima, 83, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Hickam Air Force Base, died. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Frances, son Lance, stepsons Curtis and Rick Ouchi, stepdaughter Wanda Nakasone, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dorothy Ferreira Pregil Teves

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Dorothy Ferreira Pregil Teves, 102, of Honolulu, a St. Francis Hospital worker, died in a private care home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph and Johnny, daughter Mary Jane Souza, sister Benigna Oliveira, 16 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church, 1614 Monte St. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Kaiulani Cemetery, Kamanaiki and Violet streets. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tamotsu Miyamoto

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 5, 2015
Tamotsu Miyamoto, 95, of Aiea died in Kapolei. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Masue, son Gary, daughters Eileen Howe and Natalie Miyamoto, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Sinagege Gaualofa Vaita

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Sinagege Gaualofa “Frank” Vaita, 67, of American Samoa, a construction manager for American Samoa Power Authority, Water Division, and a Navy seaman apprentice veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Amouli, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Malia C.; sons Dave and Richard; daughter Jennifer Fillmore; brothers Faamaoni, Solomona and Junior; sisters Eseta, Alofagia and Tuamafa; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary Chapel. Service: 4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Warren Nakupuna Ah Loo

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 10, 2015
Warren Nakupuna “Butch” Ah Loo, 67, of Mililani, a registered professional engineer, a retired director for facilities and utilities engineering command for the federal government and founder and president of Na Ali’i Consulting, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Connie L.; son Austin H.K.; daughters Cariann L. and Lindsey L.A.; brothers Alvin H.K., Patrick T.K., Samuel G. and Henry L.K.; sisters Joy S.P.A. Medeiros, Faith C.L.A. Fernandez and Hope N.N. Ah Loo. Service: 3 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 95-1039 Meheula Parkway, Mililani. Donation information: warren.ahloo.muchloved.com.

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Masao Miyashiro

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 24, 2015
Masao Miyashiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Kamehameha Schools grounds-keeper and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Toshiko, son George T., daughter Peggy K. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Concepcion Pertubal Villa

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 13, 2015
Concepcion Pertubal Villa, 59, of Pahala, Hawaii, a housekeeper for Kilauea Military Camp, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Murphy, Quezon City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Teofilo; sons Mark and Chris; daughter LeeAnn; father Luis Pertubal; brothers Ceferino, Domingo and Angelito Pertubal; sister Norma Diego; and a grandchild. All-night vigil from 5 p.m. Thursday at the family residence, 96-3115 Puahala St., Pahala. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Celebration of Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section.

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Arthur Baker Akiu Jr.

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 9, 2015
Arthur Baker Akiu Jr., 73, of Honolulu, a retired truck driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Steffany, brother Gordon, sister Betty L. Young, sons Christopher and Gerard, daughter Sherri Ann Kanehailua, stepsons Trent and Preston Sakuma, seven grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Service: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Bruce E. Moring Jr.

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 5, 2015
Bruce E. Moring Jr., 52, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a police officer in Anchorage, Alaska, and Linden, Ala., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Goldsboro, N.C. He is survived by sons Justin, Joseph and McCaleab; daughter Miranda; parents Bruce and Merle; brothers Barry, Boyd and Brad; sisters Kim Moring and Amanda Perez; and five grandchildren. Services in Anchorage.

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Yvonne Luke Yee

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 14, 2015
Yvonne Luke Yee, 80, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Derrick, daughters Denise Yee and Michele Young, sister Victoria Lai and eight grandchildren. Private service. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Eston Leroy Allinson

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Eston Leroy “Al” Allinson, 83, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired real estate agent, died at home. He was born in Oklahoma. He is survived by wife Dorothy, son Kevin and sister Virginia Ward. Private services. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Waimea, HI 96743.

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Jolene Kuulei Nakagawa

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

March 8, 2015
Jolene Kuulei Nakagawa, 53, of Haiku, Maui, a Maui Electric Co. senior meter engineer, died in Wailuku. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by brother Nathan; and sisters Theresa Bartolome, Charlene Nakagawa, Annette DeLima and Sharon Iwasaki. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Warren Paul Berry

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 15, 2015
Warren Paul “Doc” Berry, 79, of Kaneohe, a Punahou School teacher, and book and documentary author, died at home. He was born in Lincoln, Neb. He is survived by daughter Nina. Services: 3 p.m. April 12 at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School campus. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Doc Berry Endowed Fund, in care of Punahou School.

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Kenneth Ma’a

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 2, 2015
Kenneth Ma’a, 76, of Hilo, a retired agricultural inspector, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara Jean, son Donny, daughter Roselani, brother James and four grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. March 28 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo. Services: 9 a.m.

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Mary McQueary Blume

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 13, 2015
Mary McQueary Blume, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Plato, Ky. She is survived by sons John A., Burton, Scott, Thomas M. and Todd A.; sister Jane Rothschild; and nine grandchildren. Services at a later date. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Alvin Hisashi Maeda

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 25, 2015
Alvin Hisashi Maeda, 90, of Kaneohe, an administration manager and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Anne, son David, daughter Sharon M. Mazzeo, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Parker United Methodist Church, Kaneohe. Services: 2:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane-ohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to goforbroke.org. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Simplicio Rellanos Canoneo

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 4, 2015
Simplicio Rellanos Canoneo, 60, of Honolulu, a Maluhia Hospital housekeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. He is survived by wife Armelita, son Jayson, daughter Jessica Jacinto and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional services: 8 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Garden of Memory. White top and black bottom attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Thelma Nakanealoha Parish

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 1, 2015
Thelma Nakanealoha Parish, 89, of Ewa Beach, a secretarial services supervisor, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard L. Jr., daughter V. Ginny, brother Henry M. Rogers, sister Beverly I. Mehau, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leopoldo Raso Cha

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 13, 2015
Leopoldo Raso Cha, 88, of Kapolei, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Sorsogon, Philippines. He is survived by wife Miguela E. “Nancy” and numerous stepchildren and step-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Natividad Ligaya Maglinti Saflor

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 22, 2015
Natividad Ligaya Maglinti “Naty” Saflor, 82, of Las Vegas, formerly of Kauai, a waitress and dining room supervisor at Coco Palms Hotel, Aston Kauai Resort Hotel hostess and Kauai Walmart sporting goods cashier, died in Henderson, Nev. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Steven, Dennis, Jeffrey, Fredric and Kevin; daughters Cecilia Moore, Valerie Riofta and Lorene Texeira; brother Vicente Maglinti Sr.; sisters Gloria Santos, Inocencia “Sencia” Hoyohoy, Lourdes “Laurie” Alisna and Incarnation “Inky” Ortiz; 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation and burial at a later date.

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Mildred Beatrice Clissold

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 27, 2015
Mildred Beatrice Clissold, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by sons Craig Lono, Brian Keola and Vance K. Clissold; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. March 28 at Honolulu Lutheran Church, 1730 Punahou St. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Jeffrey John Sarver Sr.

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

March 13, 2015
Jeffrey John Sarver Sr., 48, of Mililani, a self-employed contractor, died. He was born in Flint, Mich. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Jeffrey; daughters Emily and Breanna; stepdaughter Helen Rosario; stepfather Raymond Reynolds; stepmother Sandy; brother Tim; sisters Julie Lepore, Carie Sarver and Amy Good; stepbrothers Mark and Court Reynolds; stepsisters Laina Schmidt and Nikki Watkins; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: Sunday at the North Shore on Oahu. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Rotary Club of Mililani Sunrise or the American Diabetes Association.

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Romulo G. Difuntorum

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

Feb. 27, 2015
Romulo G. Difuntorum, 60, of Waipahu, a U.S. Department of Defense power plant operator, died in Waipahu. He was born in Agoo, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; son Theodore III; daughters Eloisa Vogel and Lindsay Austin; brothers Theodoro Jr., Abraham, William and Oscar; sisters Alita Difuntorum, Norma Aloot, Virginia Estrada, Marlene Batisaong and Vicky Pagar; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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