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Chester Wasuke Yasuda

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March 21, 2012
Chester Wasuke Yasuda, 88, of Kailua, a retired carpenter at various companies and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Miles, Mel and Matthew; daughters Michelle “Miki” Akiona, and Marlene and Myra Yasuda; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Jack Lino Faumuina

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April 2, 2012
Jack Lino Faumuina, 78, of Waipahu, a retired Air Force senior master sergeant who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Belmira, sons John and James, daughters Lani Natividad and Jackie Faumuina, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St. Mass: 7 p.m.

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Leah Florence Herz Freitas

Posted On April 12th, 2012 -

April 4, 2012
Leah Florence Herz Freitas, 83, of Las Vegas, a Department of Defense civil service secretary, died at home. She was born in Baltimore. She is survived by husband Edward, son Edward Jr., daughters Stacey F. Kono and Lisa F. Walker, and five grandchildren. Services to be held in Las Vegas.

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Roman Dana Hubbell

Posted On April 12th, 2012 -

March 15, 2012
Roman Dana Hubbell, 59, of Kapaa, Kauai, a self-employed master potter, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in San Bernardino, Calif. He is survived by sons Jonathon and Jeremy. Celebration of life: 3:30 to
7 p.m. Sunday at Kealia Beach (pavilion close to river). Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, bring your favorite dish and refreshments.

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Toshiko Muranaka

Posted On April 11th, 2012 -

March 17, 2012
Toshiko Muranaka, 89, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired cook for the former Sheraton Hotel in Hilo, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Keaukaha, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Melvin and Wallace, sister Chieko “Ann” Maki and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Gary Yen Chun Wong

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March 25, 2012
Gary Yen Chun Wong, 76, of Honolulu, a minister for Jehovah’s Witnesses and retired Sheraton Pacific data processing manager, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol Mae, sons Nathan V. and John A., daughter Michele Ann and brother Lambert. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 239 Palii St., Mililani. Services: 7 p.m.

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Roberto Marzan Galiza

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March 9, 2012
Roberto Marzan “Berto” Galiza, 52, of Kaneohe, a Galiza Hairstyling hairstylist, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by mother Lucina M., brothers Jovencio Sr. and Benjamin, and sisters Leticia Subia, Naty Selga, Filipina Galiza, Norma Padre, Linda Rapada and Shirley Doronio. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Ambrocio Esip Oller

Posted On April 11th, 2012 -

Feb. 20, 2012
Ambrocio Esip Oller, 98, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Filipinas V., nephews and nieces. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dr. Warren H. Wong

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March 18, 2012
Dr. Warren H. Wong, 90, of Honolulu, a dentist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Pauline P., son Dr. Wendell P., sister Jennie Chan and a grandchild. No services.

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Brent Sherman Gallagher

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April 6, 2012
Brent Sherman Gallagher, 72, of Honohina, Hawaii, a professor of oceanography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by wife Gina, son Brian, daughter Dawn Sylwin, hanai daughter Christina Chatfield, brother David, sister Stella Cordes and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Friday at Coconut Island pavilion. Casual attire.

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Cristin S. Orpilla

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March 22, 2012
Cristin S. Orpilla, 75, of Concord, Calif., an equipment specialist at Mare Island Naval Base in California and an Air Force veteran, died in Concord. He was born in Taft, Calif. He is survived by sons Primo and Kristopher, sister Virginia and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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John Roque Gonsalves IV

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March 21, 2012
John Roque Gonsalves IV, 33, of Honolulu, a former Wyndham Vacation Ownership human resources coordinator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents John R. III and Johannah C.A. “Candy,” and grandparents Gloria Ruiz Sabado and Lawrence Avilla. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Stanley I. Otake

Posted On April 11th, 2012 -

Feb. 17, 2012
Stanley I. Otake, 72, of Mililani, a retiree of the Department of Defense, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Hawaii Detachment, Hawaii Quality Evaluation Laboratory in Lualualei, died in Mililani. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Ruby T., sons Ty Y. and Clinton M., daughter Michele L., brothers Calvin and Arthur, and sister Eileen. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Janet Momoe Hamai

Posted On April 11th, 2012 -

Feb. 15, 2012
Janet Momoe Hamai, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center medical records clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Setsuji, son Aaron, daughters Lynn Hiromoto and Janice Hamai, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Hilda Eiko Sakai

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March 27, 2012
Hilda Eiko Sakai, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers seamstress, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Ellen K. Takemoto and Lisa N. Kaneshiro, and grandchildren Matthew Takemoto, and Shane and Cy Kaneshiro. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Clytie Rocha Hewlett

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March 25, 2012
Clytie Rocha Hewlett, 90, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Robert B. III, daughter Theresa A. Gruber, sister Nettie Dudley, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clifton Haruaki Sakata

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Feb. 25, 2012
Clifton Haruaki Sakata, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by sons Rodney and Eugene; daughters Kathleen Watanabe and Nona Meyers; brothers Masaru, Toshiaki and Thompson; sisters Fujie Fujieda, Rae Kobayashi, Gladys Sakata and Jeanne Chee; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.

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Tamotsu Higa

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March 13, 2012
Tamotsu Higa, 88, of Kapolei died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Katie Y., sons William M. and Terry Y., daughter Carol M.Y., sisters Helen Kakazu and Hester Higa, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Bernice D. Tabbal

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April 3, 2012
Bernice D. Tabbal, 80, of Wailuku, retired Realtor and former Sheraton Maui Hotel telephone operator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by son David C. Gomes Jr. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Barbara Ann Kobus Hubbard

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March 29, 2012
Barbara Ann Kobus Hubbard, 68, of Haleiwa, a retired Leilehua High School math teacher, died in Haleiwa. She was born in Clinton, Mass. She is survived by husband Lewis H., daughters Lori M. Saelua and Lani K. Hubbard, sister Dorothy Grady and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church, 66-090 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers; lei welcome.

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Richard Yoshio Tabe

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March 16, 2012
Richard Yoshio Tabe, 75, of Mililani, a Hawaii Army National Guard retiree, died in Mililani. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Frances S., son Lance Sakai-Tabe, brother Albert and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Elouise Noelani Kaiu

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March 29, 2012
Elouise Noelani “Sonny Girl” Kaiu, 59, of Kapahulu, a kumu hula with Ka Pa Hula Hawaii, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Haines; son Austin; daughters Sharon “Kini” Akiona, and Haena and Seniah Kaiu; brothers Oliver “Buddy” and Ronald Mullaney, and Bruce, Vance and Dean Randall; sisters Leonie and Sandra Randall, and Elaine “Hauoli” Mullaney; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Elks Lodge in Waikiki. Scattering of ashes at noon. Casual attire. Loose flowers and lei welcome.

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Ryan Yasunobu Takushi

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April 6, 2012
Ryan Yasunobu Takushi, 53, of Kahului, a retired Maui Prince Hotel accounting clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Thelma, son Kevin Loke, daughter Jessica, parents Agnes T. and Ansei, brother Randal and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Additional visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 5 p.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Caroldean Aiwohi

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March 13, 2012
Caroldean Aiwohi, 55, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard K.; sons Kapi, Richy, Alex and Mark; daughters Sherrie and Savannah Aiwohi, and Jerica Medeiros; brothers Albert, Steven, Silva and Dominic Rivera; sisters Raylene Hardrove, Melanie Simeona, Ericka Mattos and Michele Ditto; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kenworth Kirk Kent Keawe

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March 23, 2012
Kenworth Kirk Kent “KK” Keawe, 44, of Honolulu, a merchant seaman and Regis hairstylist, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Cecilia; brothers Henry “Hanalei” III, Morgan and Ellington-Rainbow; and sister Auralee. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Me Talataua Timoteo

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March 24, 2012
Me Talataua Timoteo, 62, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by son Zan C.; daughters Lana Ulu and Moe Eteuati; brothers George, Sio Lepogafaiga and Ricky; sisters Faamele Sao, March Malaeulu, Siupolu Tauai and Maryanne Timoteo; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Nanakuli Samoan Church of Hawaii, 87-140 Kahau Place, Nanakuli. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park.

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Christopher Eddie Kazuto Arellano

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March 18, 2012
Christopher Eddie Kazuto Arellano, 25, of Pearl City, a Heald Business College student, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Josiah A. Lucero, daughter Lea A. Lucero, father Edi, mother Teresse Iaela-Tokunaga, brother Joshua, sisters Michelle Respicio and Chelsea Arellano, and grandparents Marilyn Takeshita and Asuncion Raygoza. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Albert F. Lopes Jr.

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March 26, 2012
Albert F. Lopes Jr., 84, of Honolulu, a retired Army sergeant first class, Korean War veteran and member of the 5th Regimental Combat Team, died at home. He also was a Pearl Harbor Naval Base police officer. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edna; son Lester; daughters Stephanie H. Uejio, Raynette Lopes, Tammy Chun and Melissa Rogne; sisters Betty Kamoku, Udelia Sillivan and Blenda Billman; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Jean Sumie Tokumoto

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March 22, 2012
Jean Sumie Tokumoto, 80, of Honolulu, a retired hotel housekeeper for Tri-Star Realty, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Mabel Sugawa, Beatrice Luning, Hilda Hirano and Stella Moon; and caregiver Antoinette Sarmiento. Private services.

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Gilbert Thing Chee Ching

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March 16, 2012
Gilbert Thing Chee “Archie” Ching, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Air Conditioning mechanic, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by wife Rose Chu; sons Vernon, Jason and Ronnie; daughter Merna; brothers Bernard and Herbert; sister Myrtle Yee; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Saint Louis School.

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