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Evelyn Pearl Bursey

Posted On June 30th, 2014 -

June 6, 2014
Evelyn Pearl Bursey, 89, of Hilo, a retired hotel casino worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Boston. No known survivors. No services.

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Alicia B. Cabuco

Posted On June 30th, 2014 -

June 7, 2014
Alicia B. “Alice” Cabuco, 78, of Waipahu, a retired private attorney in the Philippines, died in Waipahu. She was born in Cavite City, Philippines. She is survived by son Jose, sisters Antonia Cabuco and Stella Andres, and three grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dora Habagat

Posted On June 30th, 2014 -

June 24, 2014
Dora Habagat, 87, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired state Department of Education employee at Kauai Community College, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Antonio; sons Patrick and Gregory Kenney; daughters Helen Wilson, Sharon Callahan, Vivian Raposas, Diane Texeira and Dayna Ng; sisters Emily Paruginog, ShirleyMartin and Clara Tacub; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Celebration of life:noon Sunday at 3961 Koloa Road.

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Renee Joy Kalahanohano‘okalani Helepololei

Posted On June 30th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Renee Joy Kalahanohano‘okalani Helepololei, 50, of Waipahu, a Delta Airlines customer service agent, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clifford “Rusty,”sonLopaka “Kala” and Kali “Goose,” daughter Leina “Elise,”motherMargaret Shepard, sisters Nicole Strekow and Kehaulani Feldman, and three grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. July 7 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Jerry Yohei Hirokane

Posted On June 30th, 2014 -

May 30, 2014
Jerry Yohei Hirokane, 91, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa Computer Center supervisor and an Army veteran who served in Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii.He is survived by wife Elizabeth I., son Leslie T., daughters Lois A. Yamagata and Jayne N. Lee, brother George and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Bert Noboru Kaneshiro

Posted On June 30th, 2014 -

June 11, 2014
Bert NoboruKaneshiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Conrad Enterprises buyer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Clara M.; sons Eric and Lee; daughters Jill Kaneshiro and June Kanda; brothers Paul, Lawrence, Clyde and Allan; sisters Irene Kawasaki and Nancy Yogi; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Ralph Tatsuo Ideta

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 21, 2014
Ralph Tatsuo Ideta, 74, of Mililani, proprietor of Jimmy’s Repair, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Tammie Kurizaki and Rachele Hobgood, sisters Catherine Ohta and Carol Arata, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Wilson Hok Shun Siu

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 22, 2014
Wilson Hok Shun Siu, 65, of Honolulu, a managing director for Impact Marketing & Management Co., died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Yolanda, brothers Billy and David, and sisters Suzanna Siu and Helen Chiu. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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Wallace K. Isobe

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Wallace K. Isobe, 89, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by wife Fumiko, son Gerald, daughters Ann Isobe and Gale Takiguchi, and three grandchildren. Services pending.

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Magdalene Souza

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Magdalene “Kanoe” Souza, 86, of Honolulu, a professional hula dancer and a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. legal secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Samuel “Sammy”; son Stan K.; daughters Phyllis K. Cockett, Candy E. Coelho and Mahealani Amerino; sisters Margery Kekauoha and Haunani Ching; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Edward Torao Kanaya

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

May 27, 2014
Edward Torao Kanaya, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Washington Middle School band director, Honolulu Symphony flautist and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Betty A., son David M., daughter Wendy E. Ichiyama, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Kimberly Joy Swieter

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Kimberly Joy Swieter, 39, of Honolulu, died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by parents Sharon and Gordon, brothers Eric B. and Jonathan, and sister Erin. Private services.

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Gerald S.C. Kim

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 9, 2014
Gerald S.C. Kim, 81, of Honolulu, a retired senior computer analyst for Hawaiian Airlines and an Air Force veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Young Cha; sons Scott, Stuart, Steven and Gerald Kim, and Glen Vanhorn; daughters Alisa Sako and Tracy Kim; sister Janice Nam; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Hiroshi Tagami

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Hiroshi Tagami, 85, of Honolulu, an artist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by lifetime partner Michael Powell; brother Hisashi; and sisters Alice Hase, Jean Wee, Lucy Kinoshita and Elizabeth Tagami. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Unity Church of Hawaii.

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Edith C. Kuwamoto

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

May 21, 2014
Edith C. Kuwamoto, 83, of Aiea, a retired civil service secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Cathy Kuwamoto, Cindy Ebisu, Wendy Peterson and Beth Oka; brother Larry Yoshimoto; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. King St. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Marie S. Tavares

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 25, 2014
Marie S. Tavares, 96, of Kula, Maui, a self-employed caregiver, died at home. She was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. She is survived by sons Malcolm and Leo Jr.; daughters Faith DeBuhr, Hope Tavares and Charity Kahookele; sister Dorothy Pestana; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Holy Ghost Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Imani Koreen Linney

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
Imani Koreen Linney, infant daughter of Erika K., of Pearl Harbor died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandmother Vicki. Private services.

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Robert Edward Weidinger

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Robert Edward “Red” Weidinger, 66, of Kapolei, a retired truck driver for Island Ready Mix and Hawaii Transfer and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Toledo, Ohio. He is survived by daughters Lauralye K. Weidinger and Jo-leen K. Ko, and a grandchild. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Samuel Lum Ho Sr.

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Samuel “Aiau” Lum Ho Sr., 75, of Hilo, a fisherman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Samuel Jr.; daughters Haunani Nau, Leimomi Lum Ho and Leilani Kimura; brothers Johnny Lum Ho and Nolan Remmers; sister Dorothy Leite; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Sharon Joyce Wong

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 6, 2014
Sharon Joyce Wong, 59, of Honolulu, a retired Verizon Wireless assigner, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Charlene A. Santos. Private services.

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Morgan Adkins

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

May 18, 2014
Morgan Adkins, 54, of Aiea died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Gaylen Borges; hanai son Ernest Paulo; hanai daughter Tracy Loa; brother Paul K. Adkins; sisters Josephine and Noemi Adkins, Annie Cabral, Amy Namauu and Patricia Viela; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Linda Perkins McCormick

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Linda Perkins McCormick, 78, of Honolulu, an emeritus professor with the Department of Special Education, University of Hawaii-Manoa, died in Honolulu. She was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is survived by companion Dr. Kwong Yen Lum, son Mark, daughters Cameron and Kelli, brother John Perkins and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Buck Soong Wong

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 19, 2014
Richard Buck Soong Wong, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Macau, China. He is survived by wife Evelyn; sons Dickson and Kingsley; daughters Richlyn Young, Arlyn Yoshinaga, Charlyn Hamilton and Carolyn Webber; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Arlene Tsutayo Akiyama

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 19, 2014
Arlene Tsutayo Akiyama, 72, of Honolulu, an accountant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Jonathan and Joseph Higa, daughter Janella Hung and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God, 3400 Moanalua Road. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patricia Kauilani Nahalea

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 1, 2014
Patricia Kauilani Nahalea, 60, of Waianae, a retiree of Spa Fitness at Punahou, died in Waianae. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by brothers William, Lawrence and Ralph Nahalea, and Jerome and Herman Koko; and sisters Anna Inano, Wilmette Lafferty and Germaine Silva. Private services.

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Butchie M. Allado

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Butchie M. “Butch” Allado, 29, of Kihei, Maui, a landscaper, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by father Virgilio Buted; mother Imelda; brother Hanz; sisters Virgie and Ericka Buted, and Heizel and Heidi Allado; and grandparent Veronica “Wawa” Buted. Overnight vigil: 2 p.m. Wednesday at his home, 272 Hoohie St., Kihei. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Itsuko Nishimori

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 2, 2014
Itsuko Nishimori, 86, of Lihue, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Laverne “Lovie” Otsuka-Twomey and Sandra “Sandi” Nishimori, sister Midori Yokotake, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Betty Kiyoko Arakaki

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

April 7, 2014
Betty Kiyoko Arakaki, 83, of Honolulu, an Ebbtides singer and labor union secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Randal T., daughter Clairelane Yoshioka, brother Wallace Hamada, sisters Katherine Kikuchi and Pauline Nagafuchi, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sara Margaret O’Malley

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 11, 2014
Sara Margaret O’Malley, 88, of Kaneohe, an accountant, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Crescent City, Calif. She is survived by sons Michael J., Kevin C. and Patrick J.; daughters Kathleen A. and Mary E. O’Malley, and Margaret A. Andrade; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grand- children. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. July 19 at 1110 Manulani St., Kailua. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Assistance League of Hawaii or the Yosemite Fund.

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Irma W. Bailo

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Irma W. Bailo, 94, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gilbert; daughters Brenda Saul, Laverne Malkin and Judy Bailo; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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