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Rockwell R. Kaneshiro

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July 12, 2012
Rockwell R. Kaneshiro, 67, of Honolulu, a Flooring of Hawaii carpenter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Vida T. Duplo, sons Beau and Leigh and daughter Summer Gibson. No services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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William P.K. Whaley Sr.

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Aug. 18, 2012
William P.K. “Snooky” Whaley Sr., 74, of Ewa Beach, a San Miguel Brewery salesman, retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son William “Wilz” Jr.; daughters Ramona Galapon-Wilson and Adeline Galapon; brothers Edward “Blackout” and Michael; sisters Leialoha Takeuchi, Loretta Apa and Leimomi Keaulana; caregiver Kelia Chung; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at New Hope Leeward. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Elnora J. Kim

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Aug. 27, 2012
Elnora J. Kim, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jerilyn K. Rowland and Lynette N. Fukuoka, sister Cora Jay and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. today at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Lily Yamashita Wong

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Aug. 22, 2012
Lily Yamashita Wong, 84, of Mililani, a state janitorial supervisor, died in Kailua. She was born on Hawaii. She is survived by son Alvin Murakawa, daughters Alvina Kubo and Allison Murakawa, brothers Harold and Kenneth Yamashita, sisters Margie Takahashi and Susie Takemoto, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alfredo Lacambra

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Aug. 28, 2012
Alfredo Lacambra, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired security guard, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by son Alfredo Jr., daughters Amanda Takamura Lacambra and Leah Lacambra, stepdaughter Lisa Semeraro-Castro, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Daryl Tokio Yamamoto

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Aug. 29, 2012
Daryl Tokio Yamamoto, 67, of Kahului, a retired county clerk of Maui County, died at home. He was born inWailuku. He is survived by wife Carolyn, son Darren, daughter Donna, mother Yukie, brothers Ronald and Dexter, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Martha C. Limpahan

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Aug. 22, 2012
Martha C. Limpahan, 80, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hono- lulu. She is survived by sons Theodore Jr., Ellery K. and Jonathan K.; daughters Donna M. Medeiros and Deborah Turner; 24 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Puna Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial on Oahu at a later date. Casual attire.

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Edwina Kalino Yasue

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Aug. 5, 2012
Edwina Kalino “Babydoll” Yasue, 49, of Honolulu, a former employee of First Hawaiian Bank, HawaiianTel Federal Credit Union and the state Department of HumanServices, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Rudy Sun and sister Holly J. Kaaekuahiwi. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Inoke Makaafi

Posted On September 5th, 2012 -

Aug. 27, 2012
Inoke Makaafi, 39, of Ewa Beach, a mason, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Vaotuu, Tonga. He is survived by wife Vika; son Aho Peau; daughters Loumaile, Siokapesi, Koloa, Fualupe, Tina and Bella; parents Aho Peau Sr. and Siokapesi; and sister Neomai Loketi. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Ewa Beach United Methodist Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park.

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Richard Seichi Yogi

Posted On September 5th, 2012 -

Aug. 22, 2012
Richard Seichi “Dickie” Yogi, 70, of Honolulu, a retired sheet metal worker, died in Pali Momi MedicalCenter. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Ronald S. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frances J. Rapozo

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Sept. 1, 2012
Frances J. Rapozo, 90, of Lihue, a retired Kauai Surf Hotel dining room manager, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by sons Greg and Bruce, daughter Rosalind, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Agnes Ayers Clevenger

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Aug. 15, 2012
Agnes Ayers Clevenger, 102, of Honolulu, a retired Kahala Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Brian, Dana, Dale andRaymond; brother Leonard Paresa; sisters Thelma Chow and Alama Ayers; 13 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Central Union Church. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Antone Santos Jr.

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Aug. 11, 2012
Antone Santos Jr., 82, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Beach Resort mechanic, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by daughter Tina Naihe and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 29 at Spencer Beach Park. Services: 10 a.m.

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Hiroo Furuya

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Aug. 29, 2012
Hiroo “Porky” Furuya, 94, of Hilo, a retired Fred L. Waldron and Co. sales representative and an Army veteran who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion during World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Glenn, Nathan and Dale; daughter Ann Hirokawa; sisters Sonoko Muranaka, Yasuko Taniguchi and Yoshiko Yamasaki; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Sonny Savella

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Aug. 20, 2012
Sonny Savella, 89, of Honolulu, a former plantation worker, died in Manoa Cottage. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Russell, daughters Cleopatra Gonsales and Jill Marie Savella and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount, 1614 Monte St. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Marissa Joy Hokulea Gillespie

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June 22, 2012
Marissa Joy Hokulea Gillespie, 28, of Scottsdale, Ariz., a registered nurse, died in Scottsdale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert, parents Michael L. and Judee A. Gonsalves, brothers Ryan N. Werner and Michael A. Gonsalves, and grandmothers Amerlylis Campbell and Helen Gonsalves. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortu-ary.com.

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Ronald Tada

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Aug. 21, 2012
Ronald Tada, 69, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley M.; sons Michael T., Bert C. and Robert K.; daughter Candace S.N.; mother Shizuko Loo; stepfather Bert Loo; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Sosaia Pulupulu Hafoka

Posted On September 5th, 2012 -

Sept. 1, 2012
Sosaia Pulupulu Hafoka, 82, of Kahuku, a Naniloa Lodge grounds maintenance employee, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Ahau, Hihifo, Tonga. He is survived by wife Olinita; sons Finau and Lata Vavau; daughters Ofa Vave, Fauniteni Masila and Unaloto Vimahi; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie stake center. Services: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Yuriko Tanoue

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July 16, 2012
Yuriko Tanoue, 84, of Hilo, a retired Kamehameha Garment Factory seamstress and Sheraton Waiakea Village housekeeper, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wesley, daughter Alison Geanon, brothers Ryoichi and Mamoru Soga and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Reiko Arakaki

Posted On September 4th, 2012 -

Aug. 27, 2012
Reiko Arakaki, 76, of Honolulu, a homemaker and dance and exercise instructor at the Waikiki Health Center, died. She was born in Utsunomiya, Japan. She is survived by son Lowell T., daughter Renee T., brother Fusao Gomi and sister Shizuko Maeda. Private services.

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Deja Letaua Aaliyah Brown

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Aug. 28, 2012
Deja Letaua Aaliyah Brown, 10, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Anthony and Tammy, sisters Leila and Sophia, and grandparents Horace Purifoy and Cheryl Buckman. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 95-1039 Meheula Parkway, Mililani. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kapiolani Medical Center.

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Bradley Joseph Celoza

Posted On September 4th, 2012 -

Aug. 21, 2012
Bradley Joseph “Rusty” Celoza, 55, of Honolulu, a Hy’s Steak House restaurant worker, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Loretta Barlan; stepfather Thomas H. Barlan; stepmother Hermie Celoza; brothers Boni, Jacob, James and Tyrone; stepbrother Rudy Barlan; sisters Nora Yarnell, Patricia Higa, Isabel Asuncion, Jackie Guinto and Mary Celoza; and stepsister Virginia Puma. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Leslie Lee Ann Ganaban

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Aug. 4, 2012
Leslie Lee Ann “Lele” Ganaban, 37, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Peter A., son Isaiah, daughters Veronica and Madchen, parents Thomas and Joann Agena, brothers Thomas and Jason Agena, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7:30 p.m. Casual/aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edean Sanae Hayashida

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Aug. 19, 2012
Edean Sanae Hayashida, 65, of Honolulu, a Belt Collins & Associates executive director, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kazu, son Gordon T. Ring, stepson Ken K., stepdaughters Kris K. Wong and Sandy S. Joy, brothers Edward K. and Gerald T. Kosaki, sisters Kay K. Beppu and Sharlene S. Kupukaa, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Miyoko Deguchi Matsuoka

Posted On September 4th, 2012 -

Aug. 28, 2012
Miyoko Deguchi Matsuoka, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Sekiya Restaurant waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by husband Robert “Sab,” son Alan T. Miller and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Darryl Stacy Range

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Aug. 24, 2012
Darryl Stacy Range, 52, of Honolulu, a painter, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandy; sons Danten, Durwin, Joseph and Justis Range, Jesus Calzo, Zeus Garcia and Izrael Ah-Wong; daughters Kanani Mamea, Tierra Baker, and Darrl-Lyn and Star Range; brother Varney; sisters Wanette Twiggs, Joreen and Carlyn Range, and Glynis Shinjo; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Louis H.T. Lee

Posted On September 3rd, 2012 -

Aug. 17, 2012
Louis H.T. Lee, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Pan American World Airways customer service representative, died in Kaneohe.He was born inHonolulu. He is survived by sons Dr. Worldster, Taoward, Philmund, Dean, Rytwin and Licius; daughter Louann Lombardi; sisters Lillian Chang and Grace Wong; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Harry Keliihomalu Maikui Sr.

Posted On September 3rd, 2012 -

Aug. 12, 2012
Harry Keliihomalu “Melvin” Maikui Sr., 75, of Waipahu, a retired Royal Contracting employee, died inHonolulu. He was born in North Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons John, Raymond and Harry; daughter Tracy Aiwohi; brother Eben Maikui; sister Marjorie Malczon; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Jane Toyoko Manago

Posted On September 3rd, 2012 -

Aug. 19, 2012
Jane Toyoko Manago, 85, of Honolulu, a former Central Pacific Bank employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Takashi; son Jeffrey K.; daughters Rita N. Manago, Jennifer M. Kaneshiro and Beverly K. Yoshioka; brothers Richard M. and Robert S. Iida; sisters Chiyo Iida and Laura M. Miho; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Services:5 p.m. Casual attire.

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George Lui Tan Ah Fong

Posted On September 3rd, 2012 -

Aug. 29, 2012
George Lui Tan Ah Fong, 95, of Kailua, a retired electrician with Kaneohe Marine Corps Air Station and an Army and National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. He is survived by son Paul Ahfong, daughters Marilyn Darr and Alverna Keeven, companion Merilyn “Claire” Lowther and four grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kailua. Services:11:15 a.m. Mass:11:30 a.m. Private burial. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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