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Shinami Tanji

Posted On July 9th, 2012 -

June 26, 2012
Shinami Tanji, 91, of Kaneohe, a state retiree, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael, daughters Georgia Matsuda and Karen Kinney, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Edith Kaiu Fujishige

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June 16, 2012
Edith Kaiu Fujishige, 76, of Haleiwa, a retired Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estate secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by son Glen “Gangie”; daughters Colleen “Coco” Rodrigues and Lisa Chun; brothers James, Charles and Clarence “Maka” Hookala; sisters Annie Silva, Emma Sasaki and Juju Hirayama; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Tony Toshio Miyamoto

Posted On July 8th, 2012 -

May 27, 2012
Tony Toshio Miyamoto, 77, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ryan, brother Bobby N. and sisters Dora Y. Oda and Helen T. Oishi. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Carolina M. Polintang

Posted On July 8th, 2012 -

June 22, 2012
Carolina M. Polintang, 89, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Kauai Resort housekeeper, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by brother Pedro. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Karol Lewis Van Zwalenburg

Posted On July 8th, 2012 -

June 27, 2012
Karol Lewis Van Zwalenburg, 51, of Paia, Maui, died in Paia. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Keoni R., mother Jay, brother Paul and sister Kim. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Grace Church, Pukalani, Maui. Donations suggested to Grace Church to continue the sponsorship of the child Karol and Keoni support through World Vision.

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Charles Kupihea Warrington Jr.

Posted On July 8th, 2012 -

July 1, 2012
Charles Kupihea Warrington Jr., 64, of Panaewa, Hawaii, a retired social worker with Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center, Casey Family Programs, Kamehameha Schools and the state, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hedwig N., sons Kupihea and Kinohi, and daughter Kaliko W. Fatafehi. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hilo Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Yoshikazu Yoshino

Posted On July 8th, 2012 -

June 23, 2012
Yoshikazu Yoshino, 83, of Lahaina died in Las Vegas. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Julie; sons Ben and Owen; brothers Katsuichi Yoshino, and Kameo and Joe Tanaka; sisters Tsuruyo Hoshide, Kikue Kanemote and Kathleen Miyakawa; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Sylvia Maureen Abernathy

Posted On July 8th, 2012 -

July 5, 2012
Sylvia Maureen Abernathy, 75, of Holualoa, Hawaii, an advocate for the blind, died. She was born in Morganton, N.C. She is survived by daughters Sherron Rosenberger and Barbara Sangerman, sister Priscilla Watts and a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mokuaikawa Church, Kailua-Kona. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to National Federation of the Blind of Hawaii, West Hawaii Chapter.

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Robert Marcel Dawson

Posted On July 8th, 2012 -

June 22, 2012
Robert Marcel Dawson, 64, of Kihei, Maui, an independent contractor, died. He was born in England. He is survived by companion Susan M.L. Woolson and mother Simone Askey. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Pauwela, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Gail Hisayo Hara

Posted On July 8th, 2012 -

June 23, 2012
Gail Hisayo Hara, 69, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth H.; sons Ken Jr., Kerry, Kurt and Kyle; brothers Melvin and Dennis Yamachika; sisters Carol Ishiara and Marian Yamachika; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Raymond Villa Salvador

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 27, 2012
Raymond Villa Salvador, 56, of Waipahu, a driver and an Air Force veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Susana, brothers Ricardo and Robert, and sisters Arestedes Lorenzo, Susan Macarayan, Melinda Emmel and Dorothy Espinosa. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. July 14 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. July 14. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Laila June Beirne

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 28, 2012
Laila June Beirne, 79, of Honolulu, a retired secretary, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kyle, Shawn and Kaipo; daughters Debby Solheim and Robyn Eaton; brothers Daniel and Dennis Sison; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi ward. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Leon Seifalla Luce

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 30, 2012
Leon Seifalla Luce, 62, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired psychiatric nurse at the Hawaii State Adult Mental Health Division, Hilo Medical Center and Life Care Center of Hilo, and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Khadiga “Nonna,” son Ari, daughter Vanda Luce Epstein, brother Larry, sister Laura Brown and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 168, Hilo, HI 96721.

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Helen Louise Schultz

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 16, 2012
Helen Louise Schultz, 98, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Staunton, Ill. She is survived by daughter Donna, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Leonardo Causing Sr.

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 29, 2012
Leonardo Causing Sr., 90, of Ewa Beach, a farmer and U.S. Filipino veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dativa; sons Leonardo Jr., Eduardo, Augusto and Antonio; daughter Leda Causing Mandia; and nine grandchildren. No services.

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Fumie Miyahara

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 27, 2012
Fumie “Alice” Miyahara, 87, of Pearl City, a former secretary for Miya’s Chevron Service, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn, daughters Irene Inafuku and Joyce Tapia-Miyahara, sister Betty Anderson, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Thomas Takashi Shinbo

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 5, 2012
Thomas Takashi Shinbo, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Interiors Three estimator and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella, son Dayne T., daughter Dawn M. Aihara and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jerry S.K. Chow

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 10, 2012
Jerry S.K. Chow, 86, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanne, sons Thomas and Richard, daughter Laura Tsunemoto, sister Hope Scantlin and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Yoshiko Miyashiro

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 9, 2012
Yoshiko Miyashiro, 89, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired E.B. de Silva Elementary School employee, died in a Hilo care home. She was born in Pepeekeo. She is survived by son Dean, brother Edward Harakuni and sister Mildred Suganuma. Private services.

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Hatsuko Teruya

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 24, 2012
Hatsuko Teruya, 93, of Honolulu, a retired practical nurse, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Dr. Kazuo, Keiji, Kishiro, Daniel G. and Kisei; and sisters Yoshiko Chang, Anna K. Arakaki and Amy S. Sanada. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Jeffrey Allen Dallas

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 17, 2012
Jeffrey Allen Dallas, 53, of Kailua-Kona, a plumber, died in Kailua-Kona. He was born in Merced, Calif. He is survived by wife Rhonda; sons Mitchell and Nick; daughters Savannah and Candice Dallas, and Bridgette Grider; brother James; sisters Judy Carper, Jackie Dallas-Cox and Janeen Able; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Kikuye Ogawa Napoleon

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 27, 2012
Kikuye Ogawa Napoleon, 88, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by son Wayne H. Souza, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Emily Lauwae Torres

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 25, 2012
Emily Lauwae Torres, 58, of Lihue, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by husband Gregory; daughter Lauwae; brothers John Jr., Joseph Sr., Antone, Rhinehart, Gustave and Jonah Hoapili; sisters Mary Coronel, Sherlene Kamaka, Sharon Hinton, Helen McComber, Alice Vasquez, Florence and Meiling Hoapili, and Nadine Kawamura; and a grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. July 28 at Lydgate Beach Park, Wailua, Kauai.

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Louie James De Souza

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 26, 2012
Louie James De Souza, 81, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo. He is survived by brothers Manuel De Souza Jr. and John P. Souza, and sisters Isabel Chandler and Violet De Souza. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

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Peggy Fukiko Nishimitsu

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 22, 2012
Peggy Fukiko Nishimitsu, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired registered nurse at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, died at home. She was born in Kunia. She is survived by daughters Lorna and Holly, brothers Jerry and Terry Ishimoto, sister Sally Yamanaka and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 28 at All Saints Episcopal Church, Kapaa. Services: 10 a.m. No flowers.

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Corazon Reginaldo Vallesteros

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 4, 2012
Corazon Reginaldo “Azon” Vallesteros, 59, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elvira “Elvie”; son Gene; daughter Sharon Garcia; mother Erlinda; brothers Andring, Dante and Ronald; sisters Cely Taong and Evangeline Bihis; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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James L. Gaston

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 24, 2012
James L. Gaston, 84, of Honolulu, a television repair shop owner and operator and an Army veteran, died in the Veterans Administration Community Living Center, Honolulu. He was born in Tutwiler, Miss. He is survived by wife Yong Hui. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Burial to follow. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Wallace Shoji Nomura

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 9, 2012
Wallace Shoji Nomura, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene S.; sons Dean K. Nomura, and Kevin K., Guy A. and Shawn Y. Omura; brother Walter; sister Vivian Kim; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred Sawayo Yasuda

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 19, 2012
Mildred Sawayo Yasuda, 89, of Honolulu, an Associated Steel Workers office clerk, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Brian Y. and Harvey Y., sisters Violet M. Noguchi and Phyllis F. Arizumi, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles G. Hanohano

Posted On July 7th, 2012 -

June 25, 2012
Charles G. “Butch” Hanohano, 68, of Hono-kaa, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Police Department officer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynne; daughters Trisha Kishida, Heidi Kainoa and Amber Christensen; brothers Mike and Mark “Dutch”; sister Jackie Shannon; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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