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Mary Magdalene Cambra

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Feb. 16, 2012
Mary Magdalene Cambra, 83, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for Maryknoll School and St. Michael’s School, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Adam L.; sons Adam F. and John W.; daughters Rosalia Flores, Priscilla Burgess, Josephine Mundo, Theresa Hess, Christine Kauhi and Mary Medeiros-Strasbaugh; 24 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Catholic prayer services: noon. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for obituary published Saturday.

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Lisala Kanongata’a

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Feb. 28, 2012
Lisala Kanongata’a, 46, of Honolulu, proprietor of Selu Real Estate, died in Honolulu. He was born in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. He is survived by wife Siatua; sons Alifeleti and Ilaisa; daughters Leiva-Sioata, Selu, Lavinia, Talanoa, Lesoni and Mitiani; parents Alifeleti and Lupe; brother Ilaisa-Tuifetoa; and sisters Leiva Iongi, Mitiani Pine and Seiniela Bloomfield. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala ward, 4847 Kilauea Ave. Services: 9 p.m. Funeral services: noon Monday at the church. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Graciano Rosaldo Jr.

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Jan. 9, 2012
Graciano Rosaldo Jr., 59, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai sons Rhansyn and Chanyn Lee Hong; hanai daughters Shayna and Sharyah Lee Hong; brothers Albert and Albin “Sonny”; and sisters Loretta Respicio, Gloria Bell, Rosalind Rosaldo and Adaline “Addie” Lee Hong. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Walters Kalahiki Eli

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Feb. 22, 2012
Walters Kalahiki Eli, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union representative and National Guard veteran, died in Pohai Nani Care Center, Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosalie, son Robert, daughters Arlene Miranda and Leona Low, stepsons Thomas and Paul Carney, stepdaughters Lenore Scotney and Sandra Maddess, sister Kamila Malterre, half brother Henry, 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 1:30 p.m. Graveside services: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Sumiko Kashiwaeda

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Feb. 27, 2012
Sumiko “Sue” Kashiwaeda, 84, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kenneth, daughters Suzanne and Jayne, sisters Pennie Nihei and Margaret Okimoto, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Richard Seguancia Sr.

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Feb. 27, 2012
Richard Seguancia Sr., 69, of Honolulu, a state Department of Accounting and General Services central services truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Koolaupoko, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Richard Jr., Ivan and Stevie, daughter Gaylene, brothers Stephan,•Robin and Calvin and sister Caroline Lane. Services: 2 p.m. March 18 at Club Ke Kai Lounge, 10 N. Hotel St. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gary Kazuyoshi Fujii

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Jan. 22, 2012
Gary Kazuyoshi Fujii, 74, of Honolulu, an electronic technician and Hawaii Air National Guard master sergeant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Grace T., sons Grant-Kiyoshi and Guy-Kazuyoshi, daughters Gloria and Maria-Mimi, brothers Earl, Stanley, Allan and Myron and sisters Carol Inouye and Susan Tsuchiyama. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church, 1117 Koko Head Ave. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m.

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Patricia Leslie Leinaala Mu Lai Keliipuleole

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Feb. 17, 2012
Patricia Leslie Leinaala Mu Lai Keliipuleole, 69, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born on Hawaii island. She is survived by sons John Kealoha Wong and Perry Kealoha Nihi, daughter Patricia Leslie Leinaala Me Lai Nihi Kauhane, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Katsuji Shizumura

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Feb. 12, 2012
Katsuji “Al” Shizumura, 82, of Mililani, a U.S. Postal Service carrier and Army retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Lyle, brother Yukio, sisters Misae Nagahiro and Katsumi Takeyama, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Lily Keahi Goo

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Feb. 6, 2012
Lily Keahi Goo, 80, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dennis K.; daughters Bernadette K. Goo, Henrietta K. Hamachi and Marielouise K. Felton; mother Marielouise K. Nuuhiwa; brothers John K. and Leonard K. Nuuhiwa, and Wilson, Robert, John and Chris Kaahanui; sisters Charlotte Caminos and Elaine Gomes; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Leo Kiyoto Kida

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Feb. 17, 2012
Leo Kiyoto Kida, 83, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Community College automotive employee, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Geanette; sons Clayton and Jonathan Kida, and Gerald Yonashiro; daughters Lee-Ann McClain and Lea Kada; brothers Dennis, Harry and Hideo; sister Mitsuko Fukuda; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John Lawrence St. John

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Feb. 4, 2012
John Lawrence St. John, 71, of Hawaiian Acres, Hawaii, proprietor of Sin Jin Ohana and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Stephanie Becher, Linda Corbett and Chery Bradley; mother Henrietta V. Billena; brothers Paul St. John and James Billena; sisters Leimomi Tudela, Joann Molitau, Lorraine Chung and Veronica Figueroa; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Keehi Lagoon Park, 465 Lagoon Drive. Aloha attire.

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Marcos Respicio Guerrero

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Feb. 8, 2012
Marcos Respicio Guerrero, 90, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a self-employed farmer, died at home. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Henry, Teddy and Romeo, daughters Ruth dela Cruz, Joise Agdinaoay and Olivia T. Guerrero, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Urn committal services in the Philippines. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Priscilla Tam Leong

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Feb. 11, 2012
Priscilla Tam Leong, 91, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Kapaa Elementary School librarian, died at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews. Private services.

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Junji Tanioka

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Feb. 24, 2012
Junji Tanioka, 91, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired agricultural farmer, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Kurtistown. He is survived by wife Helen; daughter Lucy Tanioka-Kidd; sisters Mitsuko Nakao, Masako Tanabe and Kikue Akiyama; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Puna Covenant Church, 16-645 Old Volcano Highway, Keaau. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Richard W.O. Kam

Posted On March 5th, 2012 -

Feb. 29, 2012
Richard W.O. Kam, 86, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard retiree and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Annie; daughter Carolyn Lee; brother Harold; sisters Lizzie Yee, Hazel Ahlfield and Alice Chong; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Steven Sakamaki

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Feb. 28, 2012
Steven Sakamaki, 66, of Honolulu, a certified public accountant for Shigemura & Sakamaki CPAs and an Army veteran who served in Vietnam, died in Straub Clinic &Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Judy L., son Charles E. II, daughter Victoria L., brother David J. and three grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Saturday at Waiokeola Congregational Church. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Angus Ioane Chong Sr.

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Feb. 26, 2012
Angus Ioane “Gus” Chong Sr., 71, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired assistant chef at King Kamehameha Hotel and city bus driver at Laupahoehoe Transportation, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua care facility, Honokaa. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by sons Angus Jr., Alston and Aaron; daughter Renolyn “Kaleo” Fuller; sisters Ethel Andrade, Myrna Featheran and Deanna Luahiwa; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Theodore Yoshimura

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Jan. 30, 2012
Theodore Yoshimura, 97, of Waipahu, a self-employed caterer, died in Honolulu. He was born inHonaunau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Robert T., daughter Shirley Toth and Gwen Yoshikawa, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lydia Ok Soon Kim

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Feb. 17, 2012
Lydia Ok Soon Kim, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Government Employees Association office clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Wendy K. Messier, Jolene Kim, Deborah Kaneshiro and Leslie Piiohia; brother Henry S.T.; sister Katherine S. Minn.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Charlotte Kazuko Sasaki

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Jan. 30, 2012
Charlotte Kazuko Sasaki, 74, of Aiea died in Seattle. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Fred, son Dwayne, daughter Michelle and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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William R. Coops

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Feb. 26, 2012
William R. “Bill” Coops, 79, of Honolulu, former director of administration for the Research Corp. of the University of Hawaii, interim managing director of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii and Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park, and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Carol, brother James H. and sister Judith L. Lessard. No services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St., Suite 101, Honolulu, HI 96814. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Katsue Yoshioka

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Feb. 9, 2012
Katsue “Kay” Yoshioka, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Miyako-jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. She is survived by daughters Mary Brown, Eileen Yoshioka and Carol Johnson and three grandchildren. Private celebration of life. No monetary offerings.

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Wallace S.M. Kim

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Feb. 19, 2012
Wallace S.M. Kim, 87, of Waipahu, a retired city electrical inspector, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by daughters Claire S. Rodrigues, Pamela C. Umeda, Wendale S.M. “Wendy” Imamura and Paula J. Yonezawa; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Anne Kathleen Shine

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Feb. 22, 2012
Anne Kathleen Shine, 90, of Honolulu, a teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She is survived by son Frederick J. III, daughter Kathleen A., brother James Medeiros, sister Phyllis Stranske, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Adelaide Medeiros Costa-Strunk

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Feb. 27, 2012
Adelaide Medeiros “Addie”Costa-Strunk, 79, of Hilo, a retired housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pepeekeo,Hawaii. She is survived by sons Clifford and Abel Costa; daughter Mary Gacusana; sisters Dorothy Farias, Genevieve Badua and Violet DeMotta; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Masatoshi Mitani

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Feb. 25, 2012
Masatoshi “Masa” Mitani, 89, of Aiea, a retired maintenance mechanic for the state Department of Transportation Airports Division and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sumie, sons Marvin M. and Kent T., five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Marie Spencer

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Feb. 8, 2012
Marie Spencer, 85, of Haleiwa, a Pohai Nani Retirement Community retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel Rellez and Sidney Spencer; daughters Gloria O. Young, Marilyn Sanchez, Cindy Plemer and Debra Spencer; brothers James and Michael Rellez; 21 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Nelson Dan Foster

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Feb. 28, 2012
Nelson Dan Foster, 49, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Social Security Administration service representative, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlotte, mother Barbara and brothers Kelvin, Melvin and Bruce. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Urn committal services: 11 a.m. Friday at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire.

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Ronald Keliiokalani Otholt

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Feb. 3, 2012
Ronald Keliiokalani Otholt, 52, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Edna and Joseph Pedro, brother Joseph “Chad” Pedro and sisters Lucian Bond, Alyce Phillips, Crystal and Trudy Pedro and Tessie Anduha. Celebration of life:2 p.m. March 24 at Moanalua Mortuary. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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