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Anthony Albert Aloha Amadeo

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July 8, 2013
Anthony Albert Aloha “Tony” Amadeo, 55, of The Dalles, Ore., formerly of Hawaii, a musician, died in Oregon. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by numerous children, brother John and sisters Priscilla “Percy” Awai Checter, Sharlene “Lani” Tuitavuki, Henrietta “Penny” Gueso and Irene “Rayna” Despabiladeras. Celebration of life: noon Thursday at Pokai Bay.

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Ethel Umeka Shimomura

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July 24, 2013
Ethel Umeka Shimomura, 99, of Napili, Maui, a retired Mauian Hotel employee, died at home. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Stanley, Ralph, Melvin, Keith, Dennis, Ernest and Corwin; daughters Carolyn Kidani and Diane Erickson; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Services: 11 a.m. No flowers.

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Gayle F. Awa

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July 24, 2013
Gayle F. Awa, 55, of Honolulu, an administrative assistant, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Norman and Wesley, and sister Carol Ito. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Virginia Keakakaiuli Stewart

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July 19, 2013
Virginia Keakakaiuli Stewart, 88, of Ewa Beach, a retired nurse at Hale Makua Wailuku, died in Waianae. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Barry “Kalei” Kawa‘a, 15 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Wayne Doming Bidal

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July 10, 2013
Wayne Doming Bidal, 40, of Keaau, Hawaii, an athletics volleyball coach for Pahoa High School, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Alakea T.; hanai son Teave Mulec; hanai daughters Kaleinani, Kalehuanani, Kawailana and Kailiula Mulec; mother Barbara J.A.; brothers Don, Melvin and Jerry; sisters Donna Gushiken and Audrey Bidal; and grandmother Patricia Aguinaldo. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wallace Masao Sugimura

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July 25, 2013
Wallace Masao Sugimura, 81, of Lawai, Kauai, a retired self-employed contractor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Floyd; daughters Myra Niau, Terry Woodford and Doreen Aquino; brother Richard; sisters Elaine Sugimura and Karen Matsumoto; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Arcadia Tabucao Butardo

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July 26, 2013
Arcadia Tabucao Butardo, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Inocencia Custodio and Lucrecia Casimiro; sisters Juanita and Lourdes Tabucao, and Juliana Peros; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Philomena Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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German Domenden Tamayo

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July 25, 2013
German Domenden Tamayo, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Frito-Lay maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Placida U., sons Jerry and Charlie, daughters Mervie Arreola and Evalyn Nybeck, 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 13 at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Clyde Mueller Fulkerson

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July 18, 2013
Clyde Mueller Fulkerson, 92, of Kailua, a retired Navy chief petty officer, died in Kailua. He was born in Sweet Spring, Mo. He is survived by daughter Gail Carie-Fenton, stepson William Stull, stepdaughters Virginia Ann Johnson and Barbara Flynn, brother Bob, sister Betty Ann, nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Dorothy Tokino Teruya and Isamu Teruya

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July 28, 2013 | July 18, 2013
Dorothy Tokino “Dot” Teruya, Yago Menundunchi, Oroku Aza Jinkai, 81, of Honolulu, retired owner of McCully Superette, died in the Queen’s Medical Center, and her husband, Isamu “Sam” Teruya, Yago Menundunchi, Oroku Aza Jinkai, of Honolulu, retired owner of McCully Superette and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. They were born in Honolulu. They are survived by son Terence H., daughter Priscilla S. Nagao and three grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Edwin T. and sisters Helen Y. Waniya and Alice H. Arakaki. Private services.

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Beatrice Sachiko Isono

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July 17, 2013
Beatrice Sachiko Isono, 74, of Pearl City, a retired waitress for Tahitian Lanai and Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry; sons Guy and Dane; brother Sanford Inouye; sisters Jean Uwaine, Carol S. Hagihara and Pauline Eckman; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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George Toshio Uyeda

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July 9, 2013
George Toshio Uyeda, 76, of Pearl City, a retired custodian for the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sisters Ethelyn Yamada and Diana S. Inouye. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sterling Kamaikiokalani Kekoa

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July 28, 2013
Sterling Kamaikiokalani Kekoa, 52, of Kailua, a Pacific Northwest Ballet Company dancer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Les Osborne, parents Raymond K.S. and Eileen, brothers Vance K. and Brett K., and sister Robyn K. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Harold Hammond Willenborg

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July 24, 2013
Harold Hammond Willenborg, 80, of Kailua, a retired federal government employee and a Navy retiree, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Pawnee, Ill. He is survived by wife Ruth; sons Harold Jr., Patrick and Timothy; daughter Monica Malloy; stepdaughter Karen Bergantz; brothers Patrick and John; sister Kathy Delay; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masato Kimura

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July 22, 2013
Masato Kimura, 86, of Kalopa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. truck driver and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kazue, daughters Laureen Nakamoto and Mayette Drake, brother Harutoku Kimura and four grandchildren. Visitation and services: 3 p.m. Friday at Paauilo Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire.

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Yoshiichi Yoshida

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June 18, 2013
Yoshiichi “Ichi” Yoshida, 91, of Pearl City, a retired Honolulu city building permit clerk, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn T., daughters Nan Chong and Nellie M. Yoshida, brother William, sister Hilda Morris and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Tokusuke Kutaka

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July 27, 2013
Tokusuke “Toku” Kutaka, 83, of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, a retiree of Kauai County and the Army, died at home. He was born in Wailua Homesteads. He is survived by wife Loretta; stepsons William Lopes, and John and Dorin Kaauwai; stepdaughters Betty Jane Contrades and Brenda Viado; sister Haruko Awakuni; seven grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Aug. 17 at the family residence.

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Nancy C. Young

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June 22, 2013
Nancy C. Young, 93, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Philip M., daughters Cynthia Estrella and Iris Young, brother Carl Yasue, sister Mabel Mirikitani, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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George H. Maeda

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July 16, 2013
George H. Maeda, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki High School educator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Fred and Sue. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Paepaega Io Mata’utia

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July 8, 2013
Paepaega Io Mata’utia, 72, of Waianae, a machine operator, died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Pepe “Lupe”; sons Lave, Taifau and Livi; daughter Pauline; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at First Samoan Congregational Church, 87-168 Hakimo Road, Waianae. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Frederick Kazuo Sekiya

Posted On August 5th, 2013 -

July 2, 2013
Frederick Kazuo Sekiya, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Ameron HC&D vice president, died at home.He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia M.C., daughter Kellie M.N., son Jon K., brothers Stanley T. and Richard M., sister Lois S. Price and two grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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SharonSerene

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July 18, 2013
Sharon Serene, 65, of Honolulu, an owner of Sharon Serene Creative, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kittanning, Pa. She is survived by husband Jim R. Patterson and brother Don. Services:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Park boat ramp. Scattering of ashes to follow services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu, HI96817.

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Michael Alfiche

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July 25, 2013
Michael Alfiche, 63, of Kaneohe, a Kraft Foods Hawaii merchandiser, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Brenda M., son Kaimi, daughter Cheri Beddow, father Ristantino C., brothers Phillip and Peter, sisters Lolly Boranian and Rose Alfiche, and two grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Josefina Lamug Tadeo

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July 23, 2013
Josefina Lamug “Josie” Tadeo, 82, of Mililani, a retired Social Security Administration employee, died inHonolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Jowena Tabayoyong and Marissa Torio, sister Editha Lamug and four grandchildren. Celebration of life:6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hope Chapel Kapolei, 300 Franklin Ave., Building 1752, Barbers Point-Kapolei. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Roland Manuel Andaya

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July 27, 2013
Roland Manuel Andaya, 78, of Ewa Beach, a Campbell High School substitute teacher, retired AT&T Communications teacher and an Army veteran, died at home. He is survived by wife Babette, son Richard, daughters Roberta Kmet and Illana Wright, and three grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at KROC Center in Kapolei. Services:6 p.m. Graveside services:1 p.m. Aug. 12 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Maude Okamoto Takahashi

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July 10, 2013
Maude Okamoto Takahashi, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Eric; daughters Lois Pottenger, Irene Barrett and Susan Lamb; sister Jane Komeiji; and seven grandchildren. Services:11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Carole Ann Avilla Burgess

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July 22, 2013
Carole Ann Avilla Burgess, 72, of Honolulu, a Veterans Administration secretary and an Army veteran, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Brian A.; daughters Cindy M., Lucille A. and Bonny T.; brothers Harry, William, Gary, Blaine and Robbie Avilla; sister Cheryl Avilla; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation:8 a.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Mass:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. atHawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. For more information, visit www.leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Chanse Keali‘i Uyeda

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July 25, 2013
Chanse Keali‘i Uyeda, 19, of Lahaina, a busser at Leilani’s by the Beach Restaurant, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by companion Kelsea Cass; mother Melanie Nakoa; father Kevin Uyeda; half brother MicahUyeda; sisters Piilani, Jaiana and CheylahM. Uyeda; and grandparents Edward Kaahui, Leonard Nakoa, Marlene Kaahui, Kathleen Auwae and Carmen Nunez. Visitation:8 a.m. Saturday at Waiola Church. Services:noon. Cremation to follow. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lorraine Teixeira Feliciano

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July 20, 2013
Lorraine Teixeira Feliciano, 71, of Kahului, a Department of Transportation employee at Kahului Airport, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Duane and Wayne Feliciano; daughter Prisci Parra; brothers Abel, Jerry and Eddie Teixeira; sisters Bernice Vierra, Pauline Garcia, Carol Ventura, MildredNeizman and Linda Layne; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Lei only. Condolences may be sent towww.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Gloria A. Griffin

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July 23, 2013
Gloria A. Griffin, 84, of Honolulu, a retired teacher and docent at the Academy of Arts, now known as the Honolulu Museum of Art, died in Hale Ola Kino in Honolulu. She was born in New York. She is survived by son Keith T., sister Elaine Delmonico, three step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Celebration of life:11 a.m. Reception to follow. Committal services:11:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences:kenordensteinfunerals.com.

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