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Maria Capino Cachola

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June 12, 2012
Maria Capino Cachola, 87, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaiian Tuna Packers supervisor, died in Waipahu. She was born in Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Onofre C., daughter Anita C. Manzano, sister Julita C. Gamazon, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ursula Acierto Padua

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May 16, 2012
Ursula Acierto Padua, 86, of Honolulu, a custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Norlan, daughter Cherie Marzan, sisters Maria Arcedo and Crisencia Dacuycuy, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Felisa Palisbo Castro

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June 16, 2012
Felisa Palisbo “Dirty Rat” Castro, 87, of Pearl City, a retired salesclerk at Holiday Mart in Pearl City, died in Aiea. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Brigitte L. and brother Leo Palisbo. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Damaso Perlas

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July 7, 2012
Damaso “Daso” Perlas, 77, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired Kauai Marriott Hotel bellman, died at home. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by son Michael, daughters Alicia Miyashiro and Michelle Perlas, half brother Willie Ng, half sister Dorothy Zane and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

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Gloria Ruiz Delos Reyes

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June 18, 2012
Gloria Ruiz Delos Reyes, 49, of Honolulu, a former employee at Wailana Coffee Shop and Kenny’s Restaurant in Kamehameha Shopping Center, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Quezon City, Manila. She is survived by husband Bernardo A. Jr.; daughters Noemie R., May Ann R. and Diana May R.; mother Candida G. Ruiz; and brothers James and Jeorge Ruiz. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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James Philson

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June 30, 2012
James “Jim” Philson, 73, of Aiea, a retired Marine Corps captain and former owner of a Subway Sandwiches restaurant, died in Aiea. He was born in Pittsburgh. He is survived by wife Judith, son James R. II, daughter Jacqueline F. and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Aug. 3 at Camp H.M. Smith Sunset Lanai. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Alcoholics Anonymous Oahu Central Office or Al-Anon Family Groups.

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Leonard F. Gheesling

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June 8, 2012
Leonard F. Gheesling, 78, of Waipahu, a master carpenter and a Navy veteran, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Norwood, Ga. He is survived by brothers Bill and Alvin. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Camela Sabala Sasan

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July 4, 2012
Camela Sabala Sasan, 79, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital nurse, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son Frederick, daughter Melanie Borales, brother Sunday Sabala, sisters Juanita Umipeg and Eleanora Manaday, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 21 at Lihue Missionary Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Inurnment and committal services: 10 a.m. July 23 at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Raymond Bartolome Gonzales

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May 17, 2012
Raymond Bartolome “Chico” Gonzales, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Hickam Air Force Base woodshop packing and crating supervisor and an Air Force retiree, died in Kailua. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Marie; sons Raymond J., Mark and Charles; daughters Virginia “Gina” Aragon, Pauline Abalos and Elaine Gonzales; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Waikane. Family services: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences at hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Doris Mitsuko Shimizu

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June 14, 2012
Doris Mitsuko Shimizu, 94, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Casuals seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Gordon T. and Reginald J., daughters Rachel Uno and Sheila Sumida, brother Harold Ishibashi, sisters Kimie Ishibashi and Lorraine Sawai, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hiram Kelai Huihui

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April 12, 2012
Hiram Kelai “Kalani” Huihui, 51, of Salinas, Calif., died in Salinas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Herbert, Hercules, Hyman, Hannibal and David Huihui, and Sam, Scot and Swain Ah Yuen; and sisters Hannah, Lani and Loke. Celebration of life at noon Sunday at Waimanalo Beach Park Pavilion. Potluck lunch to follow at cousin Val’s house, 41-113 Huli St., Waimanalo. For directions, call Hercules Huihui at 389-7993. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tetsuo Takahashi

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June 23, 2012
Tetsuo “Tets” Takahashi, 73, of Honolulu, a retired owner of landscaping services and an Air Force veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in South Hilo. He is survived by wife Karen N.; son Nathan N.; daughter Michelle E.; mother Chiyoko; brother George; sisters Jane Takahashi, Gladys Umemoto and Ellen Tanoura; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Elizabeth Ahu Kaohelaulii

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July 7, 2012
Elizabeth Ahu Kaohelaulii, 70, of Makaweli, Kauai, a retired Kauai County bus driver, died. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Rusty, Dexter, Casey and Palenapa Jr.; daughters Valerie and Sherry Matias; hanai daughter Opu‘ulani Kahokuloa; brothers Kazue Taneguchi, and Feliciano, Sonny and Hanohano Vea; sisters Anita Lewis and Maryanne Kanahele; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Patsy Yuk Tau Tam

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June 20, 2012
Patsy Yuk Tau Tam, 84, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert H.C., sons Stanley C. and Rodney H.C.G. “Rod,” daughter Noreen S. Clement, brother Wilbert W.W. Wong, sisters Dorece Cupp and Winifred W. Rodrigues, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hanako Toma Morikami

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July 4, 2012
Hanako Toma “Helen” Morikami, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Moana Surfrider Hotel pantry worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Yujiro “Mac,” Kuroji and Gary Toma. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William A.L. Thoene Jr.

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Jan. 7, 2012
William A.L. Thoene Jr., 87, of Florence, Ore., a federal government retiree and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Florence. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wendell and daughters Gale Martin and Patricia DeCoster. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kira Ilima Neumann

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July 7, 2012
Kira Ilima Neumann, infant daughter of Charles J. Keolalani and Tara M. Neumann of Ewa Beach, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sister Kyla and grandparents Linda and Gary Hughes, and Phil and Charlene Yonai. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Robert Lani Waikiki

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July 5, 2012
Robert Lani “Bobby” Waikiki, 56, of Makawao, Maui, a foreman and heavy equipment operator at Walkers Industries, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Brenda; son Robert Jr.; daughters Sherrie Contreras, Tia Waikiki and Jenna Inouye; brothers Wade, Jeff, Cy, Craig, Llewellyn, Darrel, Nelton, Neilson, Nelson Jr. and Nealton; sisters Nellanette Watanabe and Dernine Waikiki; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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David Kenneth Belz

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June 20, 2012
David Kenneth Belz, 61, of Honolulu, owner of Jani-King janitorial services, died in Honolulu. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Rosario “Rose,” son Kenneth, stepdaughter Bernadette Ancheta, sister Collen Bennett and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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James Shogo Nhomi

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June 27, 2012
James Shogo Nhomi, 82, of Honolulu, a tour bus driver and an Army retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mieko, daughters Aileen Nhomi-Galleano and Sally Nhomi, brother Charlie, sisters Madeline Nitta and Amalia Maeda, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Dorothy Hatsuko Yamaoka

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June 9, 2012
Dorothy Hatsuko Yamaoka, 86, of Pearl City died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Senyu, Senjin, James and Robert Ueunten; and sisters Lilly Asato and Louise Lorenzo. Private services.

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Antonette Kieiokalewa Birano

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June 17, 2012
Antonette Kieiokalewa Birano, 65, of Honolulu, a retired Bishop Estate cashier with Kamehameha Bishop Estate Trust, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Raymond; daughter Hokulani Crouch; sons William “Billy” and Arthur “Lance”; stepsons Raymond and Tony; sisters Lani Schiro, Betty Addington, Lorraine Pa and Emily Fuller; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Sunday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Adele Tokie Okimoto

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June 22, 2012
Adele Tokie Okimoto, 83, of Honolulu, a retired secretary at Hickam Air Force Base services quadrant, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Norman N., daughter Sharon R. Hodson, sister Beatrice T. Nohara and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Raymond Villa Salvador

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June 25, 2012
Raymond Villa Salvador, 56, of Waipahu, a driver and an Air Force veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Ho no lulu. He is survived by mother Susana; brothers Ricardo and Robert; and sisters Arestedes Lorenzo, Susan Macarayan, Melinda Emmel and Dorothy Espinosa. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Marie Flores

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July 1, 2012
Marie Flores, 86, of Kaneohe died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ernesto; sons Francis Shanefelt, and Kenneth, David and Michael Carrington; daughters Donetta Roan, Michele Lum and Juliana Darland; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Services: 9:45 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Richard T. Matsuura

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May 29, 2012
Richard T. Matsu ura, 81, of Pasadena, Calif., owner of Ri-Mat Enterprises Inc. and an Air Force veteran who served in World War II, died in Los Angeles. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Jewell; daughters Nichole Y. Kuo, Michele Y. Shibuya and Candace S. Iwanye Matsuura; sister Alice M. Kono; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life held in Los Angeles. Private services on Maui.

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Tafaumu F. Savea

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June 17, 2012
Tafaumu F. Savea, 83, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lalomalava, Savaii, Samoa. She is survived by sons Faleono, Enitima, Iatua, Saifoloi, Faigofie and Tofiga; daughters Silulu, Talopala, Vaolele and Jolynn; brother Tevaga; sisters Malaea, Fusi, Lagimaina and Tali tiga; 43 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Clifford Fujimoto

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March 3, 2012
Clifford Fujimoto, 82, of Santa Barbara, Calif., an Air Force retiree, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dan; daughter Myra; brothers Gilbert, Calvin and Clement; and sisters Jane and Joan. Private services. Donations suggested to Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, 524 W. Pueblo St., Santa Barbara, CA 93105.

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Juan Torres Mercado

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June 21, 2012
Juan Torres Mercado, 61, of Waianae, a former City & County of Honolulu tree trimmer truck driver, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alvin and John-Wene Barbieto, Alden Almeida and Robbie Mook; daughters Stacie Graham and Jovani Barbieto; brothers Richard, Lionel, Mario, Wesley and Michael; sisters Dolly and Debra; and 16 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 4 at Holy Hill of Zion Full Gospel Church, 87-112 Milikami St., Waianae. Services: 10 a.m. Interment at sea to follow at Puka Pants Beach, Nanakuli. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Allen Arthur Sundberg

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July 8, 2012
Allen Arthur Sundberg, 76, of Kaneohe, proprietor of Sundberg Structural Detailing, died in Ka ne ohe. He was born in Ishpeming, Mich. He is survived by wife Delmar G., son Wayne, daughter Charisse Perry, sister Susan Spears, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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