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Eligia Simcon Mariano

Posted On April 6th, 2012 -

March 17, 2012
Eligia Simcon “Ellen” Mariano, 86, of Aiea, a retired Hale Koa Hotel housekeeper, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in San Mateo, Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rico, Robby and Richie Razon; daughter Cora Razon; sisters Gloria Corpuz and Florentina Antonia; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Winston Waipunalau Wright Sr.

Posted On April 6th, 2012 -

April 1, 2012
Winston Waipunalau Wright Sr., 69, of Waianae, a retired United Recapping foreman, died in Waianae. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by wife Aloma; sons Charles, Darin Sr. and Yulin; daughter Tracy Anduha; brother Charles; sisters Lorraine and Charlotte Aiona, Patsy Wentela and Thelma Aiu; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Benjamin Malomiki Noeau Sr.

Posted On April 6th, 2012 -

March 30, 2012
Benjamin Malomiki “Ben” Noeau Sr., 80, of Kawaihae, Hawaii, a retired U.S. Department of Agriculture agricultural inspector and auto mechanic technician, died at home. He was born in Kiilai, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Naomi; sons Miki, Owl and Brian; daughters Debbie Low and Gail Noeau; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. April 14 at St. Benedict’s Honaunau beach lot pavilion. Casual attire. Beach attire and swimming gear optional. Call 938-9851 or 217-6051 for information.

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Loy Arthur Hancock

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

April 1, 2012
Loy Arthur Hancock, 88, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a Navy aviation technician and retiree, and a U.S. Postal Service employee, died at home. He was born in Hindsville, Ark. He is survived by sons Bill, Gene and Stan; daughter Yvonne; adopted son Buddy; adopted daughters Altamira and Erica; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and at least 118 foster children. Potluck at sunset Saturday at Hilo Bay near Coconut Island. Burial to be held in San Diego.

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Raymond Walter Kwock Wa Chang

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 20, 2012
Raymond Walter Kwock Wa Chang, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force auto mechanic and a retired Air Force staff sergeant, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Natividad; sons Raymond W. Jr., Robert and Richard; daughters Kathleen A. Brown and Sandra H. Chang; brother Harry; sister Carolyn Yuen; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Wilfred Kawaiaea

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 25, 2012
Wilfred “Kaupo” Kawaiaea, 79, of Hawaii Kai, a retired tool room supervisor at Pacific Marine and Dillingham Bros., and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Alice; son Jon; brothers Oliver, John, Daniel and Milton; sister Minuet Ratledge; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Toshiye Margaret Uyemura

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 18, 2012
Toshiye Margaret Uyemura, 89, of Bothell, Wash., died in Bothell. She was born in Sugar City, Idaho. She is survived by son Michael, daughter Maureen O’Guin and four grandchildren. Private services. Celebration of life: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 340 Lala Place, Kailua. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Connor Cowpland

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 31, 2012
Charles Connor Cowpland, 84, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman and an Army veteran who served during World War II and the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Dallas. He is survived by wife Donna, son Scott, daughters Grace Sulsberger and Gail Cowpland, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo.

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James Yoshito Kobayashi

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 6, 2012
James Yoshito Kobayashi, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Schuman Carriage automobile appraiser, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elsie S., son Todd Y., daughter Jo-Ann K. Lee, brother Jon, sister Kathrine Umemoto and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Cecilia Crispen

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 23, 2012
Cecilia Crispen, 81, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Robert Beauchamp; daughter Linda Hamili; and sisters Beatrice Rodrigues, Eleanor Ozoa and Loretta Gorden. Private services.

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Brian Tadami Koga

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 15, 2012
Brian Tadami Koga, 47, of Honolulu, a former chef at Nobu’s in Las Vegas, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Gilbert T. and mother Shirley E. Private services.

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Dennis Wayne De Motta Sr.

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 30, 2012
Dennis Wayne De Motta Sr., 64, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Public Works Division mechanic, former Big Island Toyota mechanic and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Martina T.; sons Scot, Marc, Dennis Jr. and Erik; brother Robert Sr.; sister Betty Lou De Sa; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Nhet Thi Le

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 17, 2012
Nhet Thi Le, 81, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by sons Tuan Hoang, Phul Hoang and Thai Hoang; daughters Oanh H. Hartzell, Hoang Mai Thi Nguyen and Hoang Hanh Thi Le; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral at St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Cremation to follow.

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Visitacion Balantac Duldulao

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 6, 2012
Visitacion Balantac Duldulao, 81, of Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, a retired Central YMCA housekeeper, died in Alameda, Calif. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Eric B., daughter Edna D. Ammons, brother Onorio Balantac and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Brian John Mason Sr.

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 18, 2012
Brian John Mason Sr., 72, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a Tripler Army Medical Center office clerk and an Army retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Maydell N. Britt-Mason, sons Bryan Jr. and James, daughters Laurie Mason and Pam Williams, stepson Terrence Vincent, stepdaughters Michellee Hill and Moana Tucker, and numerous grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.

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Agapito Placido Fajotina Sr.

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 12, 2012
Agapito Placido Fajotina Sr., 87, of Pearl City, a retired Navy chef and a Hickam Air Force Base Officers Club chef, died in Aiea. He was born in San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines. He is survived by son Agapito Jr., sisters Loretta Eclar and Lucinda Labrador, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Yoshiko Matsumoto

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 18, 2012
Yoshiko Matsumoto, 100, of Honolulu died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons George, Henry, Francis and Kenneth; sister Kimiye Masumoto; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Sadie Hokama Gibo

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 24, 2012
Sadie Hokama Gibo, 82, of Aiea, a retired bookkeeper, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Peter S., sons Lester and Milton, daughter Janice Nakamura, sisters Peggy Teruya and Evelyn Miyahira, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Dale Sayoko Matsunaga

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 20, 2012
Dale Sayoko Matsunaga, 53, of Honolulu, an accountant and musician, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Satoru “Sonny,” mother Yoko “Mae” and brother Keith. Visitation: 5 p.m. April 19 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Anthony Gouveia

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 22, 2012
Anthony Gouveia, 95, of Honolulu, a mason and Board of Water Supply employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Clarence, daughters Diana and Charlotte Momosea, 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 12 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Chris Takeshi Okuhara

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 27, 2012
Chris Takeshi Okuhara, 58, of Honolulu, a self-employed real estate broker doing business as CTO Inc. and broker at Keeaumoku Group, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patti; son Christopher R.N.; daughter Randi D.; brother Ronald N.; sisters Jo-Ann Yamasato, Marcia Oshiro and Joan Kurowski; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Jeri Earlen Henderson

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 19, 2012
Jeri Earlen Henderson, 55, of Waianae, a caregiver, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael A. Fields Jr.; daughters Loucinda Jones and Rayna Henderson; brothers Guido Zoller and Coleman Henderson; sisters Nacy Se‘e, Rosemary Vidal, Charmaine Kuakini and Sheila Wallace; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Simon Yujien Ong

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 18, 2012
Simon Yujien Ong, 46, of Honolulu, owner of Pro Digital, died. He was born in Singapore. He is survived by wife Sharon H., son Matthew D., father Chin S., mother Veronica, brother Brendan and sisters Felicia Ong and Vicki Galam. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Nellanette Hookano Young Araki

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 23, 2012
Nellanette Hookano Young Araki, 84, of Kapolei, a retired Mauka Lani Elementary School principal, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William “Bill”; son John Tyau; daughter Nellani “Tookie” Asato; stepsons Robert and Charles; stepdaughters Dawn Arasato, Darlene Chai and Twila Cuenca; sister Delorinne Wong; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m.
at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Yoshino Horio

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 21, 2012
Yoshino Horio, 102, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Harry and Kenneth; daughters Nancy Nagai and Daisy Kujubu; sisters Ayame Fujiyama, Sumie Tanaka and Mildred Lau; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Eugene Paul

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 28, 2012
Eugene “Chief” Paul, 52, of Honolulu, a retired Navy chief hospital corpsman and a Navy Commander Region Hawaii Casualty Assistance Calls/Funeral Honor Support Program manager, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Jacksonville, Fla. He is survived by wife Linda, sons Aaron and Christopher, daughters Amanda Tumanuvao and Tonya Paul, brothers Sonny and Kenneth Kinsey, sisters Carolann Brandle and Evelyn Zurfluh, and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. April 12 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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John Ellis Basham III

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 24, 2012
John Ellis Basham III, 62, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Topeka, Kan. He is survived by mother Jessie, brother Richard and sister Barbara. No services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Amy Richardson Kahoiwai

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 9, 2012
Amy Richardson Kahoiwai, 95, of Honolulu died in Hale Nani Long Term Care. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Sam and sister Pearl Nishimura. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Agnes Cordova Shiraki

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 28, 2012
Agnes Cordova Shiraki, 86, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rocky Y.; sons Bruce Holloway and Jay Rodrigues; daughters Patsy Seawright, Kathleen Mahi, Barbara Lewis and Bernie Rodrigues; sister Betty Guerra; 20 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Maili Bible Church, 87-138 Gilipake St., Waianae. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Doris Yemiko Heshiki-Muramoto

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

March 27, 2012
Doris Yemiko “Sugar” Heshiki-Muramoto, 70, of Kailua, a Longs Drug Store cashier, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lance Muramoto, hanai son Anson Echevary, hanai daughters Sharleen Tamashiro and Sheryl Hufalar, and numerous hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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