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Roberta K. Baker

Posted On August 4th, 2014 -

July 24, 2014
Roberta K. Baker, 53, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by daughter Zondra, brothers Robert Baker and Enoch Brown, sisters Rosina Mae Baker and Mary Ene, and a grandchild. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Saturday at Depot’s Beach in Nanakuli.

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John Stoddard Mock

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Aug. 10, 2013
John Stoddard “Jack” Mock, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Army colonel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lake Charles, La. He is survived by daughters Wendy J. Mock and Danielle Ann Vawter, and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Dennis Allan Branco Sr.

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July 20, 2014
Dennis Allan “Bronco” Branco Sr., 68, of Hilo, a certified welder and mechanic, died in Hilo. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Barbara K.; sons Dennis Jr. and Donovan; daughter Dinny’vie; brothers Harry, Bruce and Rodney; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Glad Tidings Church, 113 Kuawa St., Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Inurnment to be held at a later date.

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Jinsho Nako

Posted On August 4th, 2014 -

July 20, 2014
Jinsho Nako, 97, of Pearl City, a retired Wisteria Restaurant cook, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Jerry H. and Kenneth Y. Private services.

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Fereti Fau

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July 25, 2014
Fereti Fau, 62, of Waialua died in Honolulu. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Tinei; sons Alvin and Freddy Fau and Sofa, Leroy, Tafao and Amisone Lele; daughter Vaitai Lele; brothers Herotise Fau, Tauama Fau and Fana Fau Timoti; sisters Rasela Sefo, Roine Soliai, Litara Wilson and Faata Apulu; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 66-847 Kaukonahua Road, Waialua. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Robert K. Okada

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July 19, 2014
Robert K. “Bob” Okada, 81, of Honolulu, a retired automobile salesman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice F.; daughters Karen Bluemke, Julie Leong and Lorie Kouchi; sisters Florence Shigeta and Grace Matsumoto; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Simativa Fiaava’e Ala Fuimaono Florendo

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July 11, 2014
Simativa Fiaava’e Ala Fuimaono Florendo, 74, of Waianae, a former Kaneshiro Farm employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Amanave, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Anthony, Brian, Ignasio and Leon; daughter Florence Lotomau; sisters Malae Tua, Aioge Balora, Laelae Leilua, Vaiamaa Busque, Poima Alo, Leaiaga Watson, Maipo Taualo and Tuinanau Ala; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual and aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hannah Hanako Okimoto

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July 1, 2014
Hannah Hanako Okimoto, 81, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Kona Community Hospital office clerk, died at home. She was born in Kainaliu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband James, sons Perry and Darren, brothers Francis Iwamoto, sisters Lily Iguchi and Mabel Tam, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Devin Conrad Goetsch

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July 29, 2014
Devin Conrad Goetsch, 25, of Honolulu, formerly of Kailua-Kona, a California Pizza Kitchen employee, died. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by parents John and Tammy, sister Lauren and grandparents Diana and Gary Hayes and Alan and Diane Goetsch. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday. Paddle-out from Pahoehoe Beach Park in Kailua-Kona. Ceremony at Magic Sands Beach. Celebration of life following at Pahoehoe Beach Park.

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Craig Yoshiharu Ono

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July 16, 2014
Craig Yoshiharu Ono, 100, of Honolulu, a city Board of Water Supply accountant, died. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by son Hugh, daughter Susan Kroft and brother Scott Paterson. No services.

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Carrie Michi Hatta

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July 25, 2014
Carrie Michi Hatta, 50, of Honolulu, an elder care aide, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Julie Y. and T. Mari Hatta, and half sisters Eri, Chika and Yuki. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Moiliili Hongwanji Mission.

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Jeannette Ilene Sturges

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July 12, 2014
Jeannette Ilene Sturges, 78, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant for the Hawaii Army National Guard, died in Honolulu. She was born in Denver. She survived by son Michael, daughter Michelle and sister Jacqueline Haines. Private services.

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Richard Yutaka Honjiyo

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June 30, 2014
Richard Yutaka “Dickie” Honjiyo, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Green Thumb landscape contractor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by son Gary K., daughter Lori L., brothers David and Warren, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alan Tetsuo Suzuki

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July 22, 2014
Alan Tetsuo Suzuki, 57, of Honolulu, a Young’s Market employee and vice president and general sales manager of the Estate Group, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara A., sons Chase R. and Kyle A., parents Howard and Frances, brother Roland A. and sisters Alana Yasui and Lillian Burnett. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Faith Hisae Ishihara

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June 30, 2014
Faith Hisae Ishihara, 61, of Laguna Hills, Calif., formerly of Pearl City, a retired pharmacy technician for the Queen’s Medical Center and Straub Clinic & Hospital, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Dennis Y. and sister Inez K. Mann. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Helen Takako Suzuki

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July 6, 2014
Helen Takako Suzuki, 90, of Honolulu, a seamstress and food service worker, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by a nephew and six nieces. Private services.

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Raymond Iwalani Kamaka

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May 12, 2014
Raymond Iwalani “Ray” Kamaka, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired professional wrestler with Ed Francis Wrestling under the name Tiki Kamaka, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorna Haitsuka; sons David, Billy Ray and Ray Jr.; daughters Alisa, Iwalani and Tina; brothers Stanley, Albert, Benjamin, Charles and Daniel; sisters Yvonne “Lehua” Bagor and Heleen Toscano; and 12 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Kualoa Beach Park, by the first bathroom. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Beach attire. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Daryn Thomas Kaia Wong

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July 17, 2014
Daryn Thomas Kaia Wong, 35, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mae P.M. Jeremiah-Wong; daughter Patricia K. Afoa-Wong; mother Patricia L. Hoopii; father Charles L. Hoopii; brothers Kalani Hoopii, Jesse and Bush Adkins and Christopher Lewis; sisters Rose Damas, Rozlyn Torres and Vanity Adkins; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Rory E. Kamitono

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June 7, 2014
Rory E. Kamitono, 50, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Ivy and father Richard “Dickie.” Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Golf attire.

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Alton Denei Yamaki

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June 18, 2014
Alton Denei Yamaki, 55, of Bellingham, Wash., a restaurant owner and an Army veteran, died in Bellingham. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Neal and sisters Naomi Yamaki, Colleen Nakatsu and Jerilyn Yamashiro. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Moses Keaopolohiwa Keaulana

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July 20, 2014
Moses Keaopolohiwa “Moke” Keaulana, 76, of Waimanalo, a retired Air Force technical sergeant and heavy equipment operator for Transet Construction, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Neria A.; sons Raymond, Robert, Kawaiarii, Koa’alii and Kahelekulani; daughters Tamara Keaulana and Kahiwakanekapolei Mawai; sister Moana Daiball-Keaulana; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Gathering: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sandy Beach Park, past the first bathroom. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: noon. Casual attire. Loose flowers only. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Cisto Hondonero

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
Cisto Hondonero, 86, of Waimea, a Kau Agribusiness (formerly C. Brewer) retiree and an Army veteran of World War II, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Vivian J.; brother Phillip; sister Carmen Pestano; daughters Cheryl H. Fujihara and Ralnamarie Hondodero; sons Cisto H. Martines and Brian S. and Stanford Hondodero; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Assembly of God Church, Kau. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Su’afaiga Herman Raymond Louis Scanlan

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

July 9, 2014
Su’afaiga Herman Raymond Louis Scanlan, 79, of Waianae, died in Wahiawa. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Herman S. Jr., Paul M.M., Atapua’i L. and Makai P.; daughter Laloifi B.; brother High Chief Fanene M.; sisters Cecilia P. Reid, Mary Jane Taufaasau and Florence B. Scanlan; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No fa’a Samoa.

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Tokiyo Inouye

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

July 26, 2014
Tokiyo Inouye, 96, of Kula, Maui, a flower farmer, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Kula. She is survived by sons Michael and Lloyd, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Doris Yooko Iura Teraoka

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July 14, 2014
Doris Yooko Iura Teraoka, 84, of Hilo, a retired bookkeeper for Shuman Lumber Co., died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Tetsuo “Terry”; daughters Arlene and Beverly Teraoka and DeEtte Teraoka-Robarts; sister Lorraine Hora; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary chapel, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Mardie Sughrue Jim

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

July 17, 2014
Mardie Sughrue Jim, 78, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse specializing in open-heart surgery, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Manhattan. She is survived by husband Dr. Edward L.S., sons Edward E. and Gregory R., and brother Terrance Sughrue. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Memorial Mass: 11 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested in her memory to Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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David Kanaeaupuni Teves

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
David Kanaeaupuni Teves, 62, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Postal Service retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jonathan and Garner; daughter Kaikea; brothers Puuloa, Ehukai and Kamalei; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at Wailoa State Park, large pavilion. Casual attire.

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Josiah Kealoha

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July 23, 2014
Josiah Kealoha, formerly known as “Pake” Gaspar, 65, of Hilo, a retired professional musician who played with Manae and the Kapaakea Homestead Band and a choir director of the 3 Days and 3 Nights Study Hall of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by sons Eddie and Lopaka Gaspar, and Michael Halican; daughters Mary Lee, Crissy Distelhorst, Donna Juliussen and Makanani Gaspar; brothers Roy and Gene McNabb; sisters Ipo Koyaso, Joelyn Gaspar, Shirley Olsen, Mary Nalley and Maxine Linary; 20 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Leleiwi Beach Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lynne Aiko Uyehara-Enriques

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

July 22, 2014
Lynne Aiko Uyehara-Enriques, 59, of Pukalani, Maui, a partner of Uncle Louie’s Sausage Co., died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Kenneth R. Enriques, son David K. Enriques, daughter Joy T.N. Enriques, brother Calvin Uyehara and sister Eunice Dean. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mary Keller

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July 24, 2014
Mary Keller, 65, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by spouse Elmer Sr.; sons Elmer Jr., John and Jonathan; daughters Mary Castillo, Crystal Defries and Alisha Willis; brother Eddie Grammer; sister Tina Alvarez; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 1:30 p.m. Burial: 3:30 p.m. at Alae Cemetery.

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