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Yoneo Sagawa

Posted On December 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Yoneo Sagawa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii professor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Penelope T. and Irene T. Private services.

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Tiborcio Alfanta Genesiran

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Tiborcio Alfanta “Tibong” Genesiran, 88, of Kailua-Kona, a Walker Flower Farms flower picker, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pedrita; sons Rodrigo and Julito; daughters Valeria Gadot, and Levie, Jeaney and Shirley Genesiran; 23 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at the family’s residence, 76-6167 Plumeria Road, Kailua-Kona. Services and all-night vigil: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Honokohau industrial area, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jane A. Yatsushiro

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Jane A. Yatsushiro, 85, of Wailuku, a Maui Medical Group retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Tamio; daughters Yvonne Williams, Joyce Takitani and Teri Tom; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Marina Cascayan Geronimo

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Marina Cascayan Geronimo, 68, of Kaneohe, a Hawaii State Hospital retiree, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Leonardo; sons Leonard and Mark; mother Filomena Cascayan; brothers Amado, Placido, Gabriel Jr. and Rogelio Cascayan; sisters Leonida Sagucio, Glory Cascayan and Pauline Morihara; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Stanford K. Hulama Jr.

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Stanford K. “PJ” Hulama Jr., 32, of Hilo, owner of Alii Construction and sales manager at Big Island Koa Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Stanford “Puggy” Sr. and Linda, grandparent Annie and companion Lara “Toots” Clarke. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Salvation Army Hilo Temple Corps, 219 Ponahawai St. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Fujiko Anna Kosierowski

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 16, 2013
Fujiko Anna Kosierowski, 85, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by daughters Elizabeth A. “Betty” Taga and Terry M. Piccolo, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Alfred Kun Kee Lum

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 5, 2013
Alfred Kun Kee Lum, 93, of Honolulu, a retired shipwright at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Charlie, and sisters Helen Latham and Bessie Fong. Private services.

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John Macayan Sr.

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 16, 2013
John “Johnny” Macayan Sr., 79, of Hilo, owner of Macayan Motors Inc., former used car sales manager at Hilo Motors and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Patricia, son John Jr., daughters Jonette Macayan and Tricia Anderson, brother Mariano Carriaga Sr., sister Rosita Padilla, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Philip H.M. Mau

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 16, 2013
Philip H.M. Mau, 71, of Honolulu, a retired foreman machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop X-31, and a Navy veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ethel, sons Michael and Daniel, daughters Michelle Andrade and Cynthia Mau-Bryant, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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June Moore Mulhall

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
June Moore Mulhall, 76, of Honolulu, owner of C. June Shoes, was remembered in private services. She was born in Columbus, Ohio. She is survived by son Guy Derek West, and daughters Rushelle Vasik and Yvonne Palma.

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Walter Tadashi Nakaganeku

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 2, 2013
Walter Tadashi Nakaganeku, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department major, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Wayne, daughter Christie and brother Richard. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Janet Loper Coye Nelson

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Janet Loper Coye Nelson, 87, of Ashland, Ore., a social worker, died in Ashland. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by three children. Services held.

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Maria Arconado Patao

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 15, 2013
Maria Arconado Patao, 97, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Willie and Valentine Jr., 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Terry Wilson Seacord

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2013
Terry Wilson Seacord, 78, of Waimea, Hawaii, a self-employed locksmith, Parker Ranch maintenance employee and a Navy veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Santa Ana, Calif. He is survived by wife Elaine; daughters Debby S. Edwards, Donna S. Green and Diana S. Rivadeneyra; stepmother Kathryn Oberschulte; brother Alan; sisters Carol Ann Anderson and Jeanne Hancock; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. today at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Kenneth Nohealani Sharpe

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Nov. 16, 2013
Kenneth Nohealani Sharpe, 79, of Lahaina, a Lahaina Restoration Foundation docent, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by numerous members of the Farden and Sharpe families. Services: 10 a.m Saturday at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Isae Ajimine

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Isae “Peggy” Ajimine, 81, of Honolulu, a retired ABC Stores customer service representative, died at home. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Richard M.; son James D. Mosher; daughters Patricia A. and Virginia Mosher, and Roberta Negron; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Monday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Santiago Valeros

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Santiago Valeros, 75, of Kahului, a maintenance retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Filomena; sons German L., Melvin L. and Eric S.L.; daughters Erlinda P.V. Lagua and Juliet S.V. Antonio; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Stanley Gordon Atkins

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Oct. 28, 2013
Stanley Gordon Atkins, 80, of Honolulu, a chief executive officer and business owner, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is survived by wife Ruth, a son, four daughters, a stepson, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 30 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Wounded Warrior Project, No Kill Animal Shelters (nokillnetwork.org) or any charity of your choice.

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Robert Villamor Jr.

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 18, 2013
Robert Villamor Jr., 63, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by daughters Leilani Villamor and Amber Villamor-Barrett; stepdaughter Leeanne Bennet-Jeremiah; brother Shawn; sisters Prudence McKinney, Lulu De La Rosa, Tina Rhodes and Gina Roebuck; a grandchild; and three stepgrandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Online condolences: leeward-funeralhome.com.

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Josephine Lilinoe Flores

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Josephine Lilinoe “Jo-Jo” Flores, 94, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Harold “K” Paiva, Edward S. “Kaipo” Flores and George Flores Jr.; daughters Myra “Kanoe” Paiva, Juliette Bryan, Theone Kanuha, Tiana “Noe” Enfield and Josephine “Keoki” Flores; sister Myra Kaliipio; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Donald Kalaniopuu Yamada

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Donald Kalaniopuu Yamada, 82, of Hilo, retired president of Yamada and Sons, died at home. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Robert M., Kelly L., Weston K., Curtis A. and Garry L.; daughter Donna K. Miller; brother Ronald; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mitsue Heatherly

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Mitsue “Michiko” Heatherly, 78, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Sasebo, Japan. She is survived by husband Charles D.; daughters Donna Heatherly and Tracy Heatherly-Tangunan; brother Masaru Sonoda; sisters Yoshiko and Tsugiko Sonoda, and Yoko Urakawa; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Gordon Alan Ilae Sr.

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Gordon Alan Ilae Sr., 68, of Waimanalo, a Precision Motor Rebuilders auto mechanic, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gordon Jr., George and John; daughter Michele; brother Anson “Slim”; sisters Ululani “Ulu,” Ilona and Sandy; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Friday at Kailua Beach Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Doris Elizabeth Jacobson

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 18, 2013
Doris Elizabeth Jacobson, 90, of Waipahu, a retired florist, died in Waipahu. She was born in Earl-ville, Ill. She is survived by daughters Carol Jacobson and Suzanne Reyes, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kevin Darryl Kenui Kasparovitch

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Kevin Darryl Kenui Kasparovitch, 59, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner and operator of Kenui Aloha Lei Greeters, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Keith and Cass, and sister Cathy Arnold. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 28 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Mass: 10 a.m. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Jan. 11, 2015 at Oahu Cemetery. Family requests lei to be worn in honor of Kevin.

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Pui Leung Lau

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Pui Leung Lau, 70, of Honolulu, a former Outrigger Hotel housekeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Yue Yan; son Tony; daughters Judy Nishimura and Amy Lau; brothers Yue, Pui Yun and Danny Lau; and sisters Pui Chan Lee and McTina Lau. Visitation and Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Ruby Loo Look

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Ruby Loo Look, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Moana Hotel waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Leonard Y.H. and Lester Y.K., daughter Gail H., sister Sylvia Lee and three grandchildren. Visitation and Taoist services: noon Dec. 28 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Eulogy: 1:20 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Paul Edward Martin

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Paul Edward Martin, 51, of Hilo and Kona, Hawaii, formerly of Oahu, Kauai and Molokai, a furniture refinisher, real estate investor and entrepreneur, died. He was born in Van Nuys, Calif. He is survived by wife Gina Nozoe Martin; son Paul; daughter Summer; brothers Richard, Bill and Ben; and sisters Mary Yannell, Rita Forseca and Laura Martin. Kona and Oahu services to be held in January. Call Gina at 494-1614 for information.

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Clarence Kenjiro Okamura

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2013
Clarence Kenjiro Okamura, 78, of Kailua, a retired administrative services officer for the state Department of Transportation Harbors Division and an Army veteran, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Marie; daughters Anne Hong, Sara Okamura and Karen Yamada; brother George; and sister Clara Kam. No services. Donations suggested to any charitable organization.

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John Lang Remke Jr.

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 16, 2013
John Lang Remke Jr., 56, of Kailua-Kona, owner of Kona Kwik Lube, died. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by wife Coleen, daughters Morgan and Helen, brother Andy and sisters Leslie Rennie-Hill, Nancy Manafort, and Priscilla, Stacy and Sara Remke. Private services.

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