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Carol Mitsue Shimizu

Posted On December 25th, 2012 -

Dec. 20, 2012
Carol Mitsue Shimizu, 50, of Waipahu, an office manager, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Patrick K., son Michael K., daughter Samantha S., brother Paul K. Yanagihara and sisters Sandra A.M. Agas, Cyd T. Edwards and Loreen S. Oamilda. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alethea A.K. Akau Cabral Silva

Posted On December 25th, 2012 -

Oct. 28, 2012
Alethea “Ale” A.K. Akau Cabral Silva, 70, of Las Vegas, formerly of Kaneohe, a retired waitress at Flamingo Restaurant Kaneohe, Tiki Tops and Hungry Lion, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Kawaihae, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Vincent “Peewee”; sons Paul and Dan Cabral, and Keola Silva; daughters Ruby Koch, Laura Rodrigues, Athena Kaluhiwa and Jamie Silva; brother Solomon Akau; sisters Diane Hillen and Lei Gomes; half brother Eli K. La‘a; half sister Sarah L. Bowers; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at Parkway Recreation Center, 45-396 Mokulele Drive, Kaneohe. Graveside services and burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Kenneth T. Sakai

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 15, 2012
Kenneth T. Sakai, 68, of Honolulu, an R.M. Towill Corp. engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Rhonda L., son Nolan, brothers Theodore and Ian, and sisters Christine Nonaka, Cheryl Phillips and Susan Maesato. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Donna Leilani Smythe

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 8, 2012
Donna Leilani Smythe, 65, of Honolulu, a Western Motor Tariff Bureau administrative secretary, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother D. Kanaina Smythe. Services pending. Donations suggested to Kaahumanu Society, Cathedral of St. Andrew and St. Francis Hospice.

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Angelina Monroy Argayoso

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 15, 2012
Angelina Monroy Argayoso, 91, of Kailua, a food service worker and manager of several restaurants including Andy’s Ebbtide, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Clyde; daughters Carmelita Paraquelles, Delorinne G. Kekauoha and Theresa M.A. Aurio; sisters Dorothy Morales and Edna Rojas; 18 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Services pending. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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Komatsu Tanaka

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 13, 2012
Komatsu Tanaka, 95, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Department of the Interior budget analyst, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by brother Mutsuto R. and sister Gladys N. Sanders. Private services.

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Setsuko Cagalawan

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 1, 2012
Setsuko Cagalawan, 84, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Anthony, brother Edward Sakima and sisters Tsuruko Onaga and Janet Umemoto. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Stephen J. Thom

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 19, 2012
Stephen J. Thom, 51, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by parents Eldon J. and Margaret, brothers Vincent and Matthew, and sister Cynthia. Services pending.

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Benjamin Lauron Gaboya

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 21, 2012
Benjamin Lauron Gaboya, 37, of Waialua died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Darlene; sons Dylan, Brennan, Dayton and Brayden; parents Billy and Teresita; and sister Beverly Inocencio. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael Parish, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Narcisa Bumatay Ibon

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 8, 2012
Narcisa “Nancy” Bumatay Ibon, 49, of Waipahu, a Home Team Cleaning Services employee and a Del Monte employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Baay, Batac City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Warlito R., son John K., daughter Tracy L., mother Claudia Bumatay, brothers Tony and Froilan Bumatay, sister Auring Bumatay and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:15 a.m. Prayer services at noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Susan Yukiye Ikeda

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 8, 2012
Susan Yukiye Ikeda, 52, of Honolulu, a U.S. Postal Service employee, died in Seattle. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Patrick, sons Brandon and Blake, mother Dorothy Kawasaki and sister Rae Poole. Services held.

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Tsuyako Kidani

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 7, 2012
Tsuyako “Stella” Kidani, 95, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired Honokaa School cook, died at a private care home in Honokaa, Hawaii. She was born in Paauilo. She is survived by sons Robert and Kenneth, brother Charles Ishii, sister Gladys Takeya, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Samuel Yutaka Kimura

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 8, 2012
Samuel “Sonny” Yutaka Kimura, 85, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Parker Ranch operations coordinator and purchasing agent and an Army veteran of World War II, died at home. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by daughters Elsa Kimura, Natlee Oshiro, Faye Deal and Teri Chong; brothers Thomas and Charlie; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Davies Chapel, Hawaii Preparatory Academy. Lions Club services: 9:45 a.m. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Elizabeth Stroh Marr

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Oct. 1, 2012
Elizabeth Stroh Marr, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired nurse and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. She was born in Batavia, N.Y. She is survived by sons Barry and John, daughters Dawn and Diane, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Motomi Nishimoto

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 8, 2012
Motomi “Mutt” Nishimoto, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired Allied Floor Corp. flooring installer and an Army veteran of World War II, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother William A. and sisters Mitsuye Nagasako and Sadaye Nishimoto. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Nobue Nishimoto

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 21, 2012
Nobue Nishimoto, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Manoa Cottage. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughters Anne A. Teruya and Susan M. Kunitake, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Sanae F. Ohari

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 29, 2012
Sanae F. Ohari, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Consolidated Amusement clerk, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son John, sisters Sydney Austin and Utako Taniguchi, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Henrietta Leilani Orta

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 5, 2012
Henrietta “Aunty Kay” Leilani Orta, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert L.; daughter Noreen K. Collins; brothers Harold, Thomas, Robert and Abraham Kapuakela; sisters Julia Belisario, Louise Kapana, Eliza Martin, Sharon Kiilehua, Sandra Moore, Dorothy Evans and Carol Jean, Doreen, Elizabeth, Danielle and Barbara Kapuakela; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leslie Reeves

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 7, 2012
Leslie “Vicki” Reeves, 48, of California and Honolulu, died at her family home in Kapahulu. She was born in Beirut. She is survived by mother Sandra McCallister, sisters Nanea Reeves and Laura Mendoza, and grandparents Momilani Abrahams and Harry Balk. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Ashes to be scattered at sea. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Friendly House LA, www.friendlyhousela.org.

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Dylan Jacob Saba

Posted On December 24th, 2012 -

Dec. 15, 2012
Dylan Jacob Saba, 18, of Honolulu, a student, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Ronald and Christina, brothers Jordan and Jason, and grandparents Joe and Flo Saba and Everett Schaefer. Services pending.

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Maile Lourdes Domingo

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 5, 2012
Maile Lourdes Domingo, 80, of Pearl City, a retired C. Lloyd Johnson inventory clerk, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Arthur and Anthony, daughters Beryl Willis and Toni Park, sisters Leilani Agao and Inez Sitarek, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to American Breast Cancer Foundation. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Steven Satoru Nishiyama

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 5, 2012
Steven Satoru Nishiyama, 70, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Maria. Services: 2 p.m. today at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, Pali Highway. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. For information, call 772-1107.

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Rodney Burl Yarberry

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Rodney Burl Yarberry, 92, of Hilo, a retired superintendent of Hawaii public schools, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Colorado. He is survived by sons Duston, Christopher and Matthew; daughters Sara J. and Megan; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. No services.

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Virginia Corpuz Duque

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 6, 2012
Virginia Corpuz “Jean” Duque, 61, of Lahaina, a Westin Maui room attendant, died. She was born in Gattaran, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Dominador; sons Don and Jave; daughters Cindy Lulu and Dana Duque; father Simeon Corpuz; brothers Manuel, Felix, Andres, Rolando and Rodrigo Corpuz; sisters Lilibeth Galanga and Lillian Licudan; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Pauwela, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Earl M. Onitsuka

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Nov. 1, 2012
Earl M. Onitsuka, 65, of Pearland, Texas, a computer technician, died in Pearland. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by mother Ethel M.; brother Clarence; and sisters Beatrice Okino, Deanna Sato and Faith Hoo. Private services.

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Walter Moolaulani Young

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Walter Moolaulani Young, 81, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Telephone retiree and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cecilia P., son Rowen N., daughter Pomai Lau, brother Donald Yap and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneral- services.com.

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Lysha Ann Freitas

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 6, 2012
Lysha Ann “Lee” Freitas, 58, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Sam Dudoit, sons Mark A. and Christopher M. “Chris,” daughter Amber R. Fernandes, sister Karen Kurlansky and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Church. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Mary Han Sook Park

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Mary Han Sook Park, 86, of Mililani, a Liberty House retiree, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence and Wesley; daughters Sandra Pili, Sharon P. Wise, Shar Hardin and Pamela Anderson; brothers Paul Kim and Gilbert Lee; sisters Margaret Ko and Gretchel Wong; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Services: 1 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Hattie Pavao Kane Gushikuma

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Hattie Pavao Kane Gushikuma, 89, of Honolulu, a former secretary for Pan American World Airways, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Shad and Hanz Kane, hanai daughter Keala K. Au, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Manuel Pinheiro

Posted On December 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 18, 2012
Manuel Pinheiro, 68, of Puunene, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. chemical truck driver, died at home. He was born in Puunene. He is survived by wife Linda; son Manuel Jr.; daughters Lori Pavia, and Helene and Joscelyn Pinheiro; brother Joseph; sister Grace Fernandez; half brothers Julio and Daniel Torres; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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