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Daniel Aila’au Holland

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 28, 2014
Daniel Aila’au Holland, infant son of Laura Holland and Timothy Fondren of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He is also survived by sisters Kahealani Poehere, Kailanaokapouli Mei-Ling and Liliaikawai Jing-Yi Fondren; and grandparents Daniel and Megumi. No services.

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John Kiama Reyes

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 25, 2014
John Kiama Reyes, 82,of Anahola, Kauai, a landscaper, fisherman and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by wife Arlene; daughters Lynette Chase, Nadine Woodward, Natalie “Babe” Kaiminaauao and Cheryl Corneal; sons Alan and John; stepsons Lance and Steven Hermann; sisters Henrietta Napolis and Helen Ellegard; brother Solomon; 21 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 19 at Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery.

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James Roderick Hunt

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 14, 2014
James Roderick “Jim” Hunt, 69, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, a retired Honokaa High School teacher and owner of Hamakua Hideaway Treehouse, died at home. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by sons Jaimes, Deva and Bryan; brother Russell; sister Marcie Dinkle; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Dec. 20 at North Hawaii Education and Research Center, Honokaa pavilion. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations may be sent to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743.

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Yukio Shimazu

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 3, 2014
Yukio “Yuki” Shimazu, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Young Brothers supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by sons Reuben T. and Lloyd; daughters Linda N. Shigeta and Colleen E. Morimoto; brothers Hiroshi, Masa, Fred and Arnold; sisters Sally “Sachi” Arakaki and Aiko Yamamoto; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 13 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Arthur Thomas Jennings

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 23, 2014
Arthur Thomas Jennings, 94, of Mililani, an attorney for the New York state Department of Labor, an Army veteran who served in the 92nd Infantry Division in Italy in World War II, a second lieutenant platoon leader for the 371st Infantry Regiment and a recipient of the Purple Heart, American Defense Ribbon and European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with two stars, died in Mililani. He was born in Point Peter, Ga. He is survived by wife Ernestine A. and daughters Dr. Anne M. Jennings-See, and Cynthia E. and Dr. Laura L. Jennings. Private services.

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Dennis Devon Shores

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Dennis Devon Shores, 68, of Kaneohe, a retired outside plant engineer for Verizon, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Indiana. He is survived by wife Linda, sons C. Corey and Dane D., and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Leeward Community Church. No flowers.

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John Nehemia Kaina Jr.

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
John Nehemia Kaina Jr., 49, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii Army National Guard sergeant and a Star Com Construction Co. painter, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai daughter Maka, hanai son Alii, mother Barbara, sister Jonnetta Peters and hanai brother Randy Lum. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Dec. 13 at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hale Honu Building, Hale Koa Beach Campsite. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Kanoe Huilani Tibayan

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 6, 2014
Kanoe Huilani “Noe” Tibayan, 39, of Kapolei died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kellen L. Kaeo, son Isaiah S. Tibayan-Kaeo, daughter Sanoe K. Tibayan-Kaeo, parents Stanley and Leila, and brother Kahoku A. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Berdine Kapu

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Berdine “Kau’i” Kapu, 32, of Waianae, a student at Leeward Community College, died in Waianae. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by companion Clarence Kalama, son Eneki Kalama, daughter Jahlena Kalama, mother Rita Makekau, brother Ernest L. Jr. and sister Haunani Kalama. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Natalie Leilani Ann Kea

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 14, 2014
Natalie Leilani Ann Kea, 57, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Nickie Allen Tavares and Joseph Kea, father Bernard Sr., stepfather Albert “Skippy” Freitas, sisters Elnora Kea-Ringer and Ilisa Kea, brothers Bernard Jr. and Kevin, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 13 at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: noon at Valley of the Temples. Donations suggested to Institute for Human Services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Weston Kaaua Leslie

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 19, 2014
Weston Kaaua “Buster” Leslie, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Chevron Petroleum Co. welder, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Billy, daughters Leo Enos and Naomi Gordon, 13 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. No services.

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Laura Lee Lowe

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 24, 2014
Laura Lee Lowe, 57, of Puako, Hawaii, a fine-art consultant, died at home. She was born in Bellevue, Neb. She is survived by husband Tom, brother Michael Warner and sister Terry Russ. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: noon Dec. 20 at 115 Puako Beach Drive. Loose flowers welcome.

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Victoria Bona Madrid

Posted On December 6th, 2014 -

Nov. 3, 2014
Victoria Bona “Vicky” Madrid, 86, of Honolulu, a Waikiki Terrace Hotel retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Cervantes, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rudy and Edwin Camarillo, and Michael Madrid; daughter Theresa Wolfe; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Henry Ah Nee

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Henry Ah Nee, 86, of Pearl City, a tour director and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Kaa­awa. He is survived by wife Gloria J.; daughters Deidra N.L. Lai, Kristi A. Britto, Ariane A. Ah Nee and Karma Ah Nee Sanchez-Garcia; four sisters; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

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Courtland Joseph Beazie

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 23, 2014
Courtland Joseph Beazie, 80, of Ewa Beach, a machinist, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Springfield, Mass. He is survived by wife Jeannette J.; sons Salvatore C., Vincent T. and Anthony J.; brother Richard; sister Jackie Hooser; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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David Albert Bremer

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Dec. 2, 2014
David Albert Bremer, 70, of Mililani, a clinical psychologist, died at home. He was born in Elgin, Ill. He is survived by wife Elizabeth, daughters Sarah and Leah, and brothers John and James. Services to be held at a later date.

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Miriam Miyoko Hironaga

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Dec. 3, 2014
Miriam Miyoko Hironaga, 79, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in St. Francis Hospice, Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Denny, Martin and Palmer Scott; daughter April Hisatake; brothers Richard and Roy Kunitake; sisters Jane Uemura and Linda Watanabe; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hono­lulu Christian Church. Services: 4 p.m. Private inurnment.

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Ronald Tsutao Igarashi

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 14, 2014
Ronald Tsutao Igarashi, 76, of Kaneohe, a termite treatment employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joy, sons Wade and Darrin, daughter Ronnell Arakawa, brothers Harry Igarashi and James Hamada, sisters June Kuwabara and Gladys Kimura, five grand­children and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kimie Kaneshiro

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Oct. 1, 2014
Kimie Kaneshiro, 94, of Hono­lulu, a retired Kapiolani Medical Center nurse’s aide, died at home. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sisters Winifred Erum, Lily Park and Olive Zukeran. Private services.

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Cecilia Keahiolalo-Hoffman

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Cecilia Keahiolalo-Hoffman, 87, of Kapolei, a teacher, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James Hoffman; daughter Ethyl Duncan; sisters Thelma, Dolly, Jo and Toni; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nobuko Kunimune

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 20, 2014
Nobuko Kunimune, 93, of Hono­lulu, co-owner of Moiliili Store, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Joan Teraizumi, Lynne Mitani, Ann Seo and Joy Talaro; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dorothy Helen McIlhenny

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Dorothy Helen McIlhenny, 88, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Camdenton, Mo., a retired florist, died at home. She was born in Morrisville, Pa. She is survived by son Clayton, daughters Arlene Ewing and Kathleen Kearns, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawi County Cemetery, Hawi, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lorelei Mae Mencias

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Lorelei Mae Mencias, 28, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Haylie P. Olivas, parents Ponciano and Placida, brothers Eric and Irwin, and sisters Olivia Sabas, Melanie Barnhart-Mencias and Valerie Mencias. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Gilbert Kayo Minn

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 29, 2014
Gilbert Kayo Minn, 99, of Hono­lulu, a civil engineer and land surveyor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence L., daughter Ululani M. Jung, brothers Herbert and Albert, and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: borthwick­oahu.com.

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Irene Bayudan Sapaden

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Irene Bayudan Sapaden, also known as “Mely” and “Ining,” 71, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ismael; son Irwin; daughters Ilene and Irma Sapaden, and Iris Mihalaki; mother Toribia Bayudan; brother Virgilio; sisters Ceferina Calvan and Josie T. Bayudan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Servillano Soriano Sernadilla Sr.

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 10, 2014
Servillano Soriano Sernadilla Sr., 89, of Santa Rosa, Calif., a Philippine Scout veteran who served in World War II with American armed forces, died in Santa Rosa. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Teresita; sons Servillano R. Jr., Marco R., Orlando R. and Gregory R.; daughters Joy R. Samudio and Shirley S. Elgin; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Wai­pahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Cas­ual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mary Tiner

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Mary Tiner, 90, of Honolulu, a chef and waitress, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by son Tyrone N., daughter Shandra M., six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Masao Tokairin

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 29, 2014
Masao Tokairin, 91, of Hono­lulu, a retired painter, died in Hono­lulu. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by wife Emiko O. and son Mark. Private services.

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Jit Wun Wong

Posted On December 5th, 2014 -

Nov. 21, 2014
Jit Wun Wong, 54, of Honolulu, a self-employed contractor doing business as JW Electric and Plumbing, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by daughters Sharon, Chery and Mina; mother Susan S.G.; brothers Anson and Jason; and sister Aileen. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

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Toshiko Kaneshiro

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Toshiko Kaneshiro, 71, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Hirosaki, Japan. She is survived by son Toshikatsu, daughter Natsuko, mother Haruyo Shibata, brothers Shoichi and Yuji Shibata, sister Katsuko Nagao and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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