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David R. Huffman

Posted On June 2nd, 2012 -

May 19, 2012
David R. Huffman, 86, of Kapolei, a pilot and a veteran of the Marine Corps and Air Force, died in Kapolei. He was born in Marshall, Texas. He is survived by wife Edna I., daughters Heather A. Petryna and Debra L. Sandering, and four grandchildren. No services.

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Kellen Lucas Sharpe

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May 26, 2012
Kellen Lucas Sharpe, infant son of Grant and Kristen of Honolulu, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Kapiolani Medical Center. He is also survived by sisters Alexis Brooke and Braelyn Alivia Sharpe, and grandparents Mike and Karen Asman, and Judy Sharpe. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional services to be held in Ohio. Flowers may be sent to Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Or in lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American SIDS Institute.

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Bernard Oliwa Kamala Sr.

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May 21, 2012
Bernard Oliwa “Jawa” Kamala Sr., 66, of Eleele, Kauai, an entertainer with Kauai Boys and the Kaapana brothers Led and Ned, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puuwai, Niihau. He is survived by sons Shane Kanehailua, Jae Mersberg, and Bo, Milton and Kanoe Kamala; daughters Nicole Kanehailua, Lauri Day, and Anna and Leilani Kamala; brother Keoki; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 7 a.m. Sunday at Salt Pond Big Pavilion. Services to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Beverly Jean Shigemura

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May 22, 2012
Beverly Jean Shigemura, 61, of Aiea, an administrative assistant at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy, daughter Renae, mother Mabel Medeiros, brother Russell Medeiros and sister Sheila Morikawa. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Muriel Chiyomi Kaneda

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May 12, 2012
Muriel Chiyomi Kaneda, 90, of Aina Haina, a retired Dole Cannery cafeteria employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Paul I., daughters Shirley Y. Sato and Dayle A. Yoshikawa, brothers Walter M. and James S. Yamada, sister Ellen C. Gono, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Clarinda Brooks Teixeira

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May 26, 2012
Clarinda Brooks Teixeira, 65, of Honolulu died in Puuwai o Makaha. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Patrick G.S. Chow. Private services. Letters of condolence may be sent to P.O. Box 235920, Honolulu, HI 96823.

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Stephen Keliimolowaole Kapanui

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May 15, 2012
Stephen Keliimolowaole Kapanui, 79, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kailua-Kona. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons John and Virgil Kapanui, and Stephen Kekaulike; daughters Annette Holbron and Stevenette “Cookie” Lee; brothers Simeon Kekaulike and George Aukai; sisters Elizabeth L. Lee and Doris Wright; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Martina Ruiz Vila

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May 29, 2012
Martina Ruiz Vila, 101, of Lanai City died in Lanai Community Hospital. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Felicito and Emiliano; daughters Mercedes Topinio, Rufina Lesking and Juanita Bala; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Sacred Hearts Church, Lanai. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lanai Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Christian Valor Asnieres

Posted On June 2nd, 2012 -

May 7, 2012
Christian Valor Asnieres, 43, of San Francisco, a Wells Fargo project manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Mateo, Calif. He is survived by daughter Kiana E., mother Susanne Spangenberg, brother Melvin Wickelmann Jr. and sister Amanda Sanders. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hung Lo

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May 20, 2012
Hung Lo, 85, of Honolulu, a retired tailor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Shanghai. He is survived by wife Miu Tung Cheng; sons David, Simon and Brian; daughters Lily L. Lam, and Irene and Polly Lo; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Alexander Junichi Watanabe

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May 27, 2012
Alexander Junichi Watanabe, 88, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. cultivation supervisor, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honuapo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shinayo O.; son Calvin; daughters Mary Ann Spaulding and Judi Hayenga; sisters Tamae Iwamoto, Fujie Fujimoto and Harumi DeMello; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Fred Joseph Colello

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May 4, 2012
Fred Joseph Colello, 86, of Aiea, a retired Air Force master sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Kimiko; sons Mark and Joseph; daughters Anna Teramoto, Mary Kahoopii and Freda Pohaku; brother Joseph; 17 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Joanne Jung Magota

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May 16, 2012
Joanne Jung Magota, 55, of Honolulu, a graphic artist, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Robert O.; son Jonathan S.; brothers James, Young and Mike Cho; and sisters Jeanette and Judy Lee. Private services.

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Everett Kauahikaua Cox

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May 15, 2012
Everett Kauahikaua “Mani” Cox, 76, of Haleiwa, a Hawaiian Tel retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by brother Charles B. Jr. and sister Louise C. Kawahakui. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Rebecca Ng Mak

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May 25, 2012
Rebecca Ng Mak, 92, of Honolulu, proprietor of Chee Hing Catering in Wahiawa, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Sarawak, Malaysia. She is survived by daughter Judy Lee; brothers Bing Kwan, Peng Nam, Ben and John Ng; sisters Sandy and Christine Ng; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Ricky Donre

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May 26, 2012
Ricky Donre, 38, of Honolulu, a Chili’s cook, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Pohnpei, Micronesia. He is survived by companion Lisa Rivera; daughters Sierra, Alliyah, Ericka and Selena; mother Eprihna; and sister Susin Daniel. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Central Union Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Totsue Matsuda

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April 19, 2012
Totsue Matsuda, 94, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, a homemaker, died in a private care home. She was born in Paukaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Paul, daughter Jean Young, sister Mitsue Okumoto and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Pantaleona Dacuycuy Eder

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May 7, 2012
Pantaleona Dacuycuy “Leonie-Maring” Eder, 70, of Honolulu, a Kaiser Permanente retiree, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Inocencio A., sons Noel and Junior, daughters Imelda “Mimi” Lopes and Mariesen Kirkham, brother Alfonso Dacuycuy, sister Helen Flores and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen Keawe Pestana Miller

Posted On June 2nd, 2012 -

May 18, 2012
Helen Keawe Pestana Miller, 87, of Hauula, a retired executive secretary at Kaiser Permanente and Hawaii Preparatory Academy, died in Aiea. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gilbert J. and Michael A., sister Hilda Cowden and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Diana Alice Foley

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May 28, 2012
Diana Alice Foley, 57, of Ewa Beach, a custodian, died. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by son William. No services.

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Anna Coen English

Posted On June 1st, 2012 -

May 26, 2012
Anna Coen English, 74, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Fagaalu, American Samoa. She is survived by son Scott; daughters Marie Jeff, Tessie Ryusaki and Myrna Peppers; brothers Norman and Tom Coen; sisters Grace Tui, Eleanor Hire, Joyce Moniz and Anita Coen-Strayer; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Sidney Michael Quintal

Posted On June 1st, 2012 -

May 26, 2012
Sidney Michael Quintal, 62, of Honolulu, an attorney at law, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Judy Allen; son Michael A. MacFarland; daughter Amber K.; hanai daughter Tiare Forgerson; father Clayton; mother Elsie W.; brothers John, Clayton Jr. and Nolan; sisters Sonya Quintal and Stephanie Sluman; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. to sunset Wednesday at Magic Island. No formal services. Casual attire.

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Frank F. Galbiso

Posted On June 1st, 2012 -

April 22, 2012
Frank F. Galbiso, 86, of Waialua, a retired Schofield Barracks Motor Pool heavy equipment mechanic, Hawaii Army National Guardsman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Neves “Ann”; sons Timothy, Malcolm, Sheldon, Cyprian, Nicholas and Scott; daughters Francine Guyton, Karen Takeshita, Sheila Lawrence, Vanessa Fujiyama, Terza Hendricks, Grace Pereira, Colleen Kealoha, and Michelle and Hazel Galbiso; stepsons Aaron, Byron, Milton and Matthew Sarahina; stepdaughters Yvonne Cole, Annette Irwin, Jeanette Mertus and Donna Miguel; brothers Moses and Robert “Koi”; sister Genoveva Sublett; 36 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 9 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.

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Rosalinda Nicolas Sanders

Posted On June 1st, 2012 -

May 15, 2012
Rosalinda Nicolas Sanders, also known as “Rosie” and “Lin,” 65, of Colorado Springs, Colo., a retiree from California Casualty Insurance and Extended Stay American Hotels in Colorado Springs, died in Colorado. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jose “Sonny Boy” Pagaduan Jr.; daughters Roxanne Louie and Rosanna Costales; brothers Daniel “Junior” and Benjamin “Ben” Alcaraz, and Roland, Rudolpho and Rolando Nono; sisters Gloria “Neng” Ito and Virginia Dilay; companion Rod Schumann; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Frances Judith Moana Gora

Posted On June 1st, 2012 -

May 8, 2012
Frances Judith Moana Gora, 73, of Honolulu, a retired city social worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Mabel S. Luke, brother William S. Sr. and sisters Maedyne L. Molina and Leilani L. Luke. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s. Rosary: 10:15 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Francine Shinsato

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May 15, 2012
Francine Shinsato, 86, of Lihue, a high school teacher, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by sons Ken and Ross; daughters Ann and Ginger Shinsato, and Shelley Konishi; brother Tom; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Richard Gordon Heppard

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May 27, 2012
Richard Gordon Heppard, 77, of Kapaa, Kauai, retired owner of All Serve Co. commercial printing company, died at home. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by wife Norah; son Mark Gonyou; daughters Desiree Ganz, Aileena Heppard-Gork and LeeAnn Gonyou Ather; brother Gary; sister Sharon Kaye; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Irene Tunturi

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May 28, 2012
Helen Irene Tunturi, 88, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Duluth, Minn. She is survived by daughter Beth. No services.

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Robert William Hitchcock

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May 7, 2012
Robert William Hitchcock, 79, of Kailua, a retired city employee specializing in abandoned vehicles, died in Kailua. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Emma K.; sons Robert Jr. and Edward A.; daughters Donna Hitchcock, Elly Mattos, Lana Lando, Iwalani Hitchcock-Georges, Renee Lactaoen and Kimberly Hitchcock-Supple; half sister Anita Cabrera; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Pavilion. Lunch to follow. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Elizabeth Masue Yoshizawa

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May 19, 2012
Elizabeth Masue Yoshizawa, 96, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse for Dr. James Nishi, died. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by husband Izumi, son Thomas H., daughter Priscilla Yoshizawa-Wagner and a grandchild. Private services.

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