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Eduardo Francisco Nabua Jr.

Posted On February 23rd, 2015 -

Jan. 26, 2015
Eduardo Francisco Nabua Jr., 68, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in San Fabian, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Samson and Eduardo Jr.; daughters Marlyn and Nancy Nabua, Ginnelyn Golpeo and Estrella Aquino; brother Cornelio; sister Carmen Francisco; and 12 grandchildren. Private services.

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Llewellyn Nalani Akiona Sr.

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 10, 2015
Llewellyn Nalani Akiona Sr., 75, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired state firefighter (Kahului Airport) and agriculture inspector, died at home. He was born in Palolo Valley. He is survived by wife Winona, sons Llewellyn N. Jr. and Jerome K., daughters Milanette N. Akiona-Miyashita and Wanette U. Akiona-Kawahara, brothers James Jr. and Sanford, sisters Margaret Kini and Roxanne Lee, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Calvin Gary Nakagawa

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 3, 2015
Calvin Gary Nakagawa, 63, of Waianae, a city Emergency Medical Services employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Danielle; sons Charles, Calvin Jr. and Josh Nakagawa, Chad Navarro, Kearn Oishi and Michael Halmos-Nakagawa; daughter Kimi Kahoonei; brothers Mervin Ohata and Reuben, Randy and Charles Nakagawa; sisters Charlienne Tamon and Paulette Kim; and 19 grandchildren. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church. Lunch and scattering to follow at Nanakuli Beach Park Flats. Casual attire. Flower arrangements and lei welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Steven Yoshinobu Kui Fook Arakaki

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 6, 2015
Steven Yoshinobu Kui Fook Arakaki, 54, of Honolulu, a state retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hono≠lulu. He is survived by parents Richard Y. and Elizabeth H. “Liz,” brothers Michael and Douglas, and sister Joanne. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Veronica Thelma Nelson

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Veronica Thelma “Verna” Nelson, 89, of Hilo, a retired receptionist, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Eugene, brothers Joseph and Robert Chaves, sisters Annette White and Sylvia Young, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Melvin Joseph Dutro III

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Jan. 28, 2015
Melvin Joseph “Cuzz” Dutro III, 45, of Hilo, a merchandiser on the MET Team with Home Depot in Hilo and a former employee of Royal Hawaiian Movers, Big Isle Moving & Draying and HITCO, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Hansrenda “Hunsey,” son Kaimana, daughters Xietan and Polanimakamae, parents Melvin and Verna, and brother Eric. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Service: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire.

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Romana R. Nicolas

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 10, 2015
Romana R. Nicolas, 108, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua-Wailuku. She was born in Pidding, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rudy and Jesus “Pablo”; daughters Gloria Cayaban, Sally Kaiama and Pancing DeGuzman; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, main section. Online condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Silvestre Mauro Edillo

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Jan. 17, 2015
Silvestre Mauro “Ramirez” Edillo, 95, of Waipahu, a Dole Plantation retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Robert B.P. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Anthony Pascua

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 14, 2015
Anthony “Tony” Pascua, 64, of Wailuku, a dispatcher for People Who Clean, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother David J.; and sisters Rosita Pascua, Sandra Tanahara and Juanita Deel. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Maui Lani. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Michael Takeo Hayashi

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Jan. 29, 2015
Michael Takeo Hayashi, 58, of Las Vegas, formerly of Maui, a Maui Fire Department retiree, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Hono≠lulu. He is survived by mother Ruth; and sisters Michele Barnes, Lynelle Loomis and Wanda Smith. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Jane Kurisu Peroff

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 17, 2015
Jane Kurisu Peroff, 91, of Kahului, a retired secretary to the deputy director of the state Department of Taxation, died. She was born in Kihei. She is survived by husband Borick, daughter Diana P. McKeague and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Saint Damien Chapel at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Private burial at a later date. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Colette Waiho Ka‘anapu

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Jan. 22, 2015
Colette Waiho Ka‘anapu, 56, of Van Nuys, Calif., formerly of Pearl City, a pharmaceutical laboratory quality control worker, died in Kahului. She was born in Hono≠lulu. She is survived by son Jason K. Richard, daughters Jennifer P. and Joanna L. Niedrich, brothers Donald W. Sr. and Harold K., sister Rosette K. Carter and hanai sister Elena P. Walker. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Pokai Bay. Online condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Masanobu Sakuma

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 16, 2015
Masanobu Sakuma, 92, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Maui Land and Pineapple Co. heavy equipment mechanic and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Haliimaile, Maui. He is survived by daughters Hazel Okamoto and Lynne Sierra, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Hiram Stanley Kaleiohi Sr.

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 5, 2015
Hiram Stanley Kaleiohi Sr., 82, of Waimanalo, an architectural draftsman for the federal government and a Navy veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mollie; sons George, Hiram Jr. and Jeffrey; daughters Rosemarie Kaleiohi and Terry Lee Kalama; sisters Elaine Fernandez, Florence Navas, Esther Pezario and Julia Costello; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Lydia Ibe Sambrano

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Jan. 17, 2015
Lydia Ibe Sambrano, 85, of Waipahu, a retired registered nurse supervisor at Waimano Training School & Hospital and a state Department of Health employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Patrick R. and Kevin J. Watt and Paul D. Cuneta; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Loricel Hermosura-Kuboyama

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Loricel Hermosura-Kuboyama, 47, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jerold “J” Kuboyama, mother Gloria Hermosura, and brothers Gary and Godfrey Hermosura. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Raymond Hideo Sato

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 10, 2015
Raymond Hideo Sato, 75, of Kapaa, Kauai, a water department manager and chief engineer for Kauai and Honolulu counties, a state comptroller, an SSFM International Inc. consultant, and an Army veteran, died in the Regency at Puakea. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Jean E., daughter Stephanie R.S. Char, brother Warren and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel, Lawai. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Zachary Allen Izon

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 2, 2015
Zachary Allen Izon, 64, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Michelle A.; sons Andy, Tim, Nick and Michael; parents Zeke and Mela; brothers Tom, Patrick and Dominic; sisters Maureen and Kathleen Izon, Veronica Schack and Stephanie Page; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403A California Ave., Wahiawa. Program and eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Kenneth Kojiro Shimabukuro

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 10, 2015
Kenneth Kojiro Shimabukuro, 87, of Wailuku, a Maui Land and Pineapple Co. harvester machine operator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sisters Eileen Jim, Shirley Tengan and Amy Kaga. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary. com.

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Leeallen Guy Lopes

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 12, 2015
Leeallen Guy Lopes, 60, of Lanai City, an irrigator at Pulama Lanai, died in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Reney; son David L.; daughter Crystal Atacador; brothers Patrick, David, Ronald and Robert; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 631106, Lanai City, HI 96763.

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Liwis Soumwei

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 8, 2015
Liwis Soumwei, 68, of Hono≠lulu, a retired Anihl Construction Co. forklift operator, died in Hono≠lulu. He was born in Kuttu, Mortlock, Pohnpei, Micronesia. He is survived by sons Xavier, Duhlen and Paul; daughters Lordes M. John, Mary S. Keju and Mirae Soumwei; brothers Apia, Ignacio, Petrus and Clement; sister Lucia Toli; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass, eulogy and family program: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Visitation to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Church attire. No flowers.

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Harold Wayne Maddux

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Jan. 7, 2015
Harold Wayne Maddux, 91, of Kihei, an electrical engineer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Missouri. He is survived by wife Marilyn. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Keawalai Congregational Church, Kihei. Online condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Hisako Sumiki

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 19, 2015
Hisako Sumiki, 96, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a retired seamstress, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kaname, Stanley, Walter and Wallace; daughters Joanne Iseri and Carol Post; sister Chieko Morishita; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Service: 5 p.m. Private committal services. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Stanley Makanani

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 4, 2015
Stanley Makanani, 71, of Hono≠lulu died. He was born in Kakaako. He is survived by brothers William “Joe,” Walter and Albert; and sister Barbara. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations may be sent to the family at 89-1131 Pohakupalena St., Waianae, HI 96792.

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William Shuichiro Toyofuku

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 5, 2015
Toyofuku, 87, of Hono­lulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department detective and an Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Steve and Lance, daughter Toni Cloonan and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Jo Meyers

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 18, 2015
Mary Jo “MJ” Meyers, 92, of Kailua, a GTE Hawaiian Telephone retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by daughter Lisa A. Bray, sister Sylvia Amaral, and caregiver and niece Terrie Easley. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Service: 9:30 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 2610, Honolulu, HI 96814; phone 591-2771.

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Filomena Marilyn Catao Tranilla

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Filomena Marilyn Catao Tranilla, 88, of Aiea, a retired PBX operator for the Royal Lahaina Hotel, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She is survived by sons Robert and Jerome, daughters Marjorie Kenp and Rosalind Paco, brother Eking, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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John K. Miyamoto Jr.

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Feb. 4, 2015
John K. “Johnny” Miyamoto Jr., 30, of Kula, Maui, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents John Miyamoto Sr. and Leona A. Underhill, sister Teri Underhill, stepbrothers Jarrett and Jayden Shirota, stepsister Tamara Tanaka, and grandmother Carol M. Robello. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary, Wai≠luku. Service: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Delbert Ichiro Watanabe

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Jan. 19, 2015
Delbert Ichiro Watanabe, 82, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Transportation land surveyor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jean, son Brent, daughter Roxanne and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hisano Miyashiro

Posted On February 22nd, 2015 -

Jan. 13, 2015
Hisano Miyashiro, 92, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Hono≠lulu. She is survived by sons Ernest, Glenn and Keith; daughters Mildred Mickelson and Karen Clayton; brothers Richard and Dennis Arakaki; sisters Gladys Iha, Yasuko Saito, Beatrice Tamura and Louise Shimabukuro; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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