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Samuel Isamu Nakamura

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

July 24, 2012
Samuel Isamu Nakamura, 76, of Aiea, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Candace M., son Brent M., daughters June A. Nakamura and Therese Y. Hooks, and brother Yasu. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Daniel Sullivan

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Aug. 11, 2012
Daniel Sullivan, 76, of Kapahi, Kauai, a retired construction employee and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Minnesota. He is survived by companion Chelcee Buchanan; sons Gary and Tom; daughter Danette; brothers Eugene, Neal, Eddie, Pat, Tom and Bert; sisters Nora Limbo, Mary Ahrens, Linda Simonson and Susan Sullivan; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services on Kauai and in Washington at a later date.

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Mary Jose Fergerstrom

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Aug. 13, 2012
Mary Jose Fergerstrom, 83, of Holualoa, Hawaii, died in Woodinville, Wash. She was born in Holualoa. She is survived by son Craig, daughter Debra Fergerstrom Anderson, brother Tony Jose, sisters Rose and Gladys Jose, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Burial to follow at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Casual attire.

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Tac Huu Nguyen

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

Aug. 10, 2012
Tac Huu Nguyen, 66, of Honolulu, a retired SIDA taxi driver, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Xi; sons Bao Chau, Thomson and Thomas; daughter Tiffany; sister Ut; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Vietnamese Buddhist services and cremation to follow.

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Dorothy Chizuko Tanaka

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July 23, 2012
Dorothy Chizuko Tanaka, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Junedale Nojiri, Loreen Furuyama, Geraldine Uyeunten and Jeanne Joiner; sister Leatrice Matsumoto; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ethel Kasumi Kakimoto

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

Aug. 4, 2012
Ethel Kasumi Kakimoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed babrer doing business as Kakimoto Barber Shop, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Harold M. and Raymond Y. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Yong Ae Chae Okura

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

Aug. 13, 2012
Yong Ae Chae Okura, 50, of Kaneohe, a former Castle Medical Center nurse, died in Kailua. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by husband Mits; son Gabe; daughters Mitsue and Michie; mother Soon Jim Kim; brothers Yun Seok, Pyung Seok and Yeon Seok Chae; and sisters Hwa Mi, Soon Ja and Keum Ja Chae. Private services.

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Bunichi Usagawa

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

Aug. 14, 2012
Bunichi “Butch” Usagawa, 92, of Hilo, a retired state forest ranger, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Barry, daughter Ann, sister Kay Yamauchi and four grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3:30 p.m. at Alae Cemetery, Section H. Casual attire.

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Michie Kamitaki

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

July 28, 2012
Michie Kamitaki, 91, of Kailua-Kona, a state public health nurse, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kona. She is survived by son Stuart; daughter Lisa; brothers Mitsugi, Richard and David Komo; and sisters Itsuko Takamura, Fumiko Yoshikawa and Emiko Kaneko. Services held.

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Evelyn Isabel Peahu

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

Aug. 13, 2012
Evelyn Isabel Peahu, 82, of Lihue, a retired Department of Education teacher’s aide, died at home. She was born in Kealia Camp, Kauai. She is survived by husband Rolland Sr.; son Rolland Jr.; daughter Rowena Leake; sisters Pauline Williams, Eleanor Ferreiro, Lillian Ortiz and Yolanda “Lannie” Carvalho; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Mary Aona Vierra

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

Aug. 9, 2012
Mary Aona Vierra, 86, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by Brendan, Michael, John Jr., Daniel and Richard; daughters Kathi Kumukoa, Mary Hashimoto, Julie Galves, Cindy Shizuru, Louise Tadaki, Lil Yates and Pat Shin; 35 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Church, 4469 Malia St. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rolando Lapastora Labiste

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

Aug. 4, 2012
Rolando Lapastora Labiste, 87, of Honolulu, a Dole Pineapple Cannery machine operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bangar, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosita; daughters Gloria Baguyo, Cora Villaluna, Erlinda Almazan, Edna Gasilos, Norma Mina, Evelyn Gabaon and Vangie Villa; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Enid G. Pittman

Posted On August 17th, 2012 -

July 26, 2012
Enid G. “Sis” Pittman, 90, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Department of Public Health inspector, died. She was born in North Dakota. She is survived by daughters Roberta Meredith and Randi Creamer, sister June Cassinelli, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to the University of Hawaii Foundation.

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Hisashi Kajiya

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

July 23, 2012
Hisashi “Kaji” Kajiya, 86, of Honolulu, a retired electrician and an Army veteran, died in Manoa Cottage Care Home. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Barbara R., son Dayle S., daughters Lynne Y.K. Chance and Lori M. Kajiya, sister Jane Y. and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Midori Nakahara

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July 28, 2012
Midori Nakahara, 90, of Honolulu died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Gardena, Calif. She is survived by son Bryan; daughters Hiroko I. Nakahara, Judy Koyama and Janet Nakagawa; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Thomas Kozen Agena

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

July 17, 2012
Thomas Kozen “Tommy” Agena, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone repairman, died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son James A., brother Arthur, sister Bernice Kimoto, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 25 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Grace Miyoko Oshima Yamasaki

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

Aug. 4, 2012
Grace Miyoko Oshima Yamasaki, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired city accounting clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Don and Rand, daughters Joy Yamasaki and Pat Burns, brothers Robert Oshima and Owen Lee Oshima, sisters Helen Furukawa and Doris Kaneshige, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Arlene Kehaulani Kakalia

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Aug. 4, 2012
Arlene Kehaulani Kakalia, 70, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ronald Jr., Martin, Darin and David Thomas, and Timothy Kamaka; daughters Veronica, Alice and Kuuipo Thomas, and Elizabeth Pregana; sister Edwina Glissman; 28 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services held. Additional survivor information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Rose Misaye Nakamura

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

Aug. 8, 2012
Rose Misaye “Rosie” Nakamura, 94, of Honolulu a retired Liholiho Elementary School cafeteria employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gary S., Russell S., Thomas M. and Timothy M.; daughter Lynn A. Shiroma; brother Richard K. Saito; sister Kazue “Ellen” Kuranishi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Gertrude Bolton

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

July 11, 2012
Gertrude Bolton, 102, of Glenwood, Hawaii, a retired Lutheran Elementary School teacher in Long Beach, Calif., and tutor at Laubach Literacy Council in East Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Corder, Mo. She is survived by daughters Louise Robertson and Janet Winkler, five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Christ Lutheran Church, 595 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Fred Matao Yamashita

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

Aug. 11, 2012
Fred Matao Yamashita, 85, of Kahului, a Kahului Trucking machinist, died at home under hospice care. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Nancy, sons Lee and Dean, daughter Cathy Tam, brothers George and Calvin, sister Nancy Tanaka, seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at a later date.

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Stanley Kanekumuhana Kanahele

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

Aug. 8, 2012
Stanley Kanekumuhana Kanahele, 58, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by foster parents Juliet and Emmanuel Mateo; brothers Eddie H. and Robert N.; and sisters Joyce N. Hose, Lois L. Waiau, Doreen N. Rivera, Sharon P. Kahuena and Annastacia K. Simeona. Private services.

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Sadie Setsuko Okada

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

Aug. 4, 2012
Sadie Setsuko Okada, 83, of Honolulu, a bookkeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Diane Okada and Joanne Kurata, brother Paul Sumimoto, sister Jean Endo and a grandchild. Private services.

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William H. Borges Jr.

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

Aug. 11, 2012
William H. Borges Jr., 48, of Haiku, Maui, a state Highways Division supervisor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Maria; daughter Tiare; father William Sr.; brothers Scott and Ethan; sisters Trina Gibbons, Renee Latu, B.J. Smith and Adrianna Borges; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Holy Rosary Church, Paia. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Marjorie Oi Ching Yap

Posted On August 16th, 2012 -

Aug. 6, 2012
Marjorie Oi Ching “Aunty Ocean” Yap, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Health accountant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Norman and sister Dorothy Quon. Private services.

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Paul Shigeaki Kaneshiro

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July 30, 2012
Paul Shigeaki Kaneshiro, 97, of Kailua, former owner of Imperial Sales Inc., died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Beatrice K.; sons Wayne P., Earl K., Ralph M. and Russell A.; sister Kimie Gusukuma; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Margaret H. Penn

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Aug. 12, 2012
Margaret H. Penn, 97, of Honolulu, a retired accountant, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Pierceton, Ind. She is survived by son Edwin A. “Ed,” five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Therese Ann Carta

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Aug. 10, 2012
Therese Ann Carta, 72, of Ho no lulu, a resident manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by Paul, John and Cameron; daughters Erin and Stacey; and sister Linda Lee. Private services.

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Sadako Kinoshita

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July 26, 2012
Sadako “Sadie” Kinoshita, 94, of Honolulu, owner of Stanley’s Chicken Market, died. She was born in Manoa. She is survived by Dennis Sr., Neil and Jon; brothers Richard and James Miyamoto; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Carla Irene Perreira

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Aug. 8, 2012
Carla Irene “Butchie” Perreira, 79, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a Bellows Air Force Station bartender, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Carl L.K., daughter Charlyn M.K. Kaholoaa and sister Mary Beth Johnson. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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