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Franklin Delano Carlson

Posted On November 11th, 2013 -

Sept. 26, 2013
Franklin Delano Carlson, 79, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired postal worker and retired Air Force technical sergeant and Vietnam War veteran, died at home.He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by son Carl A.; hanai sonSteven Martin; daughters Rena M., Sherry A. and Jennifer M.; brothers Alfred, Robert and Milton; sister Eileen Winn; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No local services planned.

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Ake Anders Densert

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Nov. 4, 2013
Ake Anders Densert, 45, of Kailua, an energy consultant, died at home. He was born in Sweden. He is survived by wife Ruchira S., son Alexander R., daughter Priya S., parents Ova and Agneta, and sister Anna. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Windward United Church of Christ, Kailua. Casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Humane Society. For more information and online condolences, visit leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Adolph Duldulao

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Oct. 6, 2013
Adolph Duldulao, also known as “Duffy”and “Nug,” 70, of Honokaa, Hawaii, an AMPElectric electrician and former owner of Steve’s Electric, died at home.He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Debbie; sons Duffy “Duffy Boy,” Chad and Tobey; daughter Molani “Tita”; brothers Wilfred and Clerman; sisters Rebecca “Becky”Tomas, Bernice Berdon, Katherine “Katie”Fujioka, Sally Kanekoa-Kim and Charlotte Rodrigues; and seven grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Saturday at Kukuihaele Park. Celebration of life: noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William Nakapaahu Enos Sr.

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Nov. 2, 2013
William Nakapaahu Enos Sr., also known as “Big Boy,”82, of Kaneohe, a retired state Department of Transportation worker and retired Army veteran who served in Korea and the Vietnam War, died at home.He was born in Koolauloa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Russell and Donald Enos and Jon Wong; daughters Winona Ramolete and Emela Russell; sisters Joy Prescott-Soh, Gladys Pualoa-Ahuna, Merren “Jojo” Au and Gloria “Lover” Wong; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie First Ward Chapel. Services:noon. Burial: 2 p.m. atHauula Cemetery. Online condolences:www.leeward-funeralhome.com.

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Walter Kekiwi

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Nov. 3, 2013
Walter Kekiwi, 86, of Lanai City, a merchant seaman and retired stevedore, died in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by wife Eleanor; hanai sons Bruce and BJ Kaaikala, Dean, Martin, Lukela and Lindsey Eskaran, Fred Bello, John and Jacob Janikowski, John Parelta, Sid Alejado, Jacob and Jeffrey Baltero, Rowie Bringas and Sam Kahananui III; hanai daughters Mikala Enfield, Naupaka Borders, Anna Ganer, Valerie Janikowski, Lanai Eskaran, Kahele and Michelle Zablan, Yasha Parelta, Rebecca Alejado, Juliet Guillermo and Rochelle Alboro; brothers Dennis and Joseph; and sisters Isabel Kaha and Lani Low. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Additional visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Hall, Lanai. Services: 7 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Church, Lanai. Burial to follow at Lanai Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dr. Rodman B. Miller

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Oct. 16, 2013
Dr. Rodman B. “Rod” Miller, 88, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired family physician, founder of Haleiwa Family Medical Center and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo. He was born in South Carolina. He is survived by daughters Antya Miller and Lisa Simmerman, brother Dr. Julian C. Jr., five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Graveside urn committal services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hilo Medical Center Foundation, Hospice of Hilo or the Cooper Center.

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Samuel Paahao Nahoopii Jr.

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 15, 2013
Samuel Paahao Nahoopii Jr., 81, of Hono-lulu, a Kalani High School counselor and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bertha, sons Michael K. and Daniel K., daughter Sandy M. and a grandchild. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Kaahumanu Society Cemetery, on the corner of Kapalama Avenue and Alani Street. Services to follow from noon to 4 p.m. at Honolulu Elks Club, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Betty Teruko Obayashi

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Nov. 5, 2013
Betty Teruko Obayashi, 87, of Honolulu, a retired clerk at the state District Court of the 1st Circuit, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Dean S. and Dwight S., brother Roy Kunihisa, sister Jane Kubo and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hawaii Kai Ward. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Damien Pua Sr.

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Oct. 16, 2013
Damien “Pops” Pua Sr., 71, of Kahului, a journeyman painter and state Department of Accounting and General Services retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by sons Damien Jr., Thomas and Akahi A.; daughter Donnelle U.; hanai son Jason; brothers Ernest, Patrick, Chester, Richard and Larry; sisters Bernice Santos and Caroline Mailou; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Francis Patrick Rapisora

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Nov. 3, 2013
Francis Patrick “Frank” Rapisora, 57, of Kapolei died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wendy Michihara; daughter Frandy; brothers George and Enrique “Rick” Jr.; and sisters Barbara Jean Rapisora, Gloria Dennis, Carlinda Souza, Erika Jean Bosley, Carmen Augustiro and Marci Miller. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Teopista Estillore Tulang

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Nov. 4, 2013
Teopista Estillore “Teo” Tulang, 90, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired licensed practical nurse at the former Hilo Hospital, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael, Gerald and Dennis; daughter Pamela Lyman; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Papaikou Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Chieko Wada

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Nov. 5, 2013
Chieko Wada, 84, of Wailuku, a United Auto Parts Wailuku sales agent, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by husband Mamoru; sons Gregg and Mitchell; sisters Mieko Crowell, Rachel Fujinaka, Fumie Tanoue and Joyce Shigemura; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Rose Kim Sun Ah Sam

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Nov. 3, 2013
Rose Kim Sun Ah Sam, 79, of Kahului, a Maui Seaside Hotel housekeeper, died. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Wanda Peroff, Charlotte “Charlie” Ah Sam-Takahashi and Stephanie Genilla; stepson Henry; sisters Evangeline Arcala and Judy Kitagawa; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Private urn burial. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Margaret Mitchell Watkins

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 21, 2013
Margaret Mitchell Watkins, 78, of Lahaina, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Fredericksburg, Va. She is survived by son Henry M., daughter Abbe-Lee Brownsell and four grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Queen Leinaale Akiu

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 24, 2013
Queen Leinaale Akiu, also known as “Aunty Ala,” 72, of Waiohinu, Hawaii, a retired Naalehu Elementary and Intermediate School custodian, Alfred Shaheen Shirt Factory silk-screener and Dole Cannery packer, died at home. She was born in Waiohinu. She is survived by sons Augustine Jr., Sebastian and Kwai-Chang; daughter Yolan Ann Jardine; sister Marylyn Amoe Soto; and three grandchildren. Visitation and all-night vigil: 5 p.m. Friday at the family residence, 95-5538 Mamalahoa Highway, Naalehu, Hawaii. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kau Ward, Naalehu. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Anselmo Echalas

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 31, 2013
Anselmo Echalas, 89, of Wailuku, a Star Ice & Soda Works salesman, died. He was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Juanita; sons Domy and Ben; daughters Alma Tabios, Priscila Baloaloa and Lennie Rebudal; stepsons Antonio, Artemio, Amelito and Alvin Panlasigui; stepdaughters Virginia Chase and Velma Panlasigui; brother Francis; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Christian Ale Niutoni Fa’uhiva

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 25, 2013
Christian Ale Niutoni Fa’uhiva, 24, of Kihei, Maui, a musician, died. He was born in Kailua-Kona. He is survived by parents Sanieta Fa’uhiva and Laura “Ui” Kaiue; brothers Mark “Kalani” Kaiue and Kamuela Fa’uhiva; and grandparents Tofi S. Kaiue and Katalina and Niutoni Fifita. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 17 at the mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Loreto Vergara Gines

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Aug. 9, 2013
Loreto Vergara Gines, 87, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a retired Del Monte Corp. irrigation truck driver, died at home. He was born in San Jose City, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by wife Calixta C.; son Loreto Jr.; daughters Marevic Sanders, Alice Pettigrew and Dina Dela Pena; and three grandchildren. Services held.

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Margie M. Holl

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 21, 2013
Margie M. Holl, 77, of Waipahu died. She was born in Mississippi. She is survived by sons Adam and David, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Church of God of Prophecy hall, 94-1071 Kahuamoku St., Waipahu. Casual attire. For more information, call Dave Holl at 808-381-1386.

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Jung Ryung Im

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Nov. 4, 2013
Jung Ryung Im, 73, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic, died at home. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by son Kwang Bin; daughters Nam Hee Collins and Mi Hee Caton; brother Shin Nam; sisters Yong Cha Higa, Kong Soo Kim and Kong Im Brierly; and four grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Ye Eun Presbyterian Church, 94-916 Waipahu St., Suite C.

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Collette Nohea Kalawe

Posted On November 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 31, 2013
Collette Nohea Kalawe, 58, of Pukalani, Maui, a Maui County retiree, died at home. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by husband Robert “Bobby” Sr.; son Robert Jr.; daughters Chasity and Keawe Kalawe, and Jesseca Oswald; mother Karen Joao; sisters Renee Starkey, Dora De Rego and Dawn Joao; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Final visitation to follow. Additional services to be held Nov. 30 on Molokai. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Cristina Calumpit Agbayani

Posted On November 9th, 2013 -

Oct. 14, 2013
Cristina Calumpit Agbayani, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Arturo, daughters Maggie Agbayani and Nena Cadavona, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 16 at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Samuel Paahao Nahoopii Jr.

Posted On November 9th, 2013 -

Oct. 15, 2013
Samuel Paahao Nahoopii Jr., 81, of Hono­lulu, a Kalani High School counselor and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bertha, sons Michael K. and Daniel K., daughter Sandy M. and a grandchild. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Kaahumanu Cemetery. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Roy Loyalson Akau Jr.

Posted On November 9th, 2013 -

Oct. 23, 2013
Roy Loyalson Akau Jr., 83, of Honolulu, a retired city Refuse Division superintendent and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by wife Kura M., son Nathan C., brother James, sister Loretta N.A. Dias, seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: oahuceme-tery.org.

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Lorraine H.K. Pang

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Oct. 25, 2013
Lorraine H.K. Pang, 86, of Hono­lulu, a retired waitress for the Kahala Hilton Hala Terrace and Halekulani Hotel House Without a Key, died at home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Gary K.H., daughter Coleen L. Pang-Yamane, brother Sanford K. Kam, sister Margie H.L. Lee and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services and burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Carl Seichi Asato

Posted On November 9th, 2013 -

Oct. 26, 2013
Carl Seichi Asato, 94, of Maka­wao, Maui, a construction industry mason, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons Evan, Jeri, Darrell, Russell, Earl and Dwayne; sisters Mildred Kim and Ruth Uyechi; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: nakamura­mortuary.com.

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Laura Marie Perry

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Oct. 26, 2013
Laura Marie Perry, 92, of Wai­ko­loa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died. She was born in Lynn, Mass. She is survived by son Eric and Craig, daughter Lynn P. Liebers and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Alvin Bernard Colbaugh

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Oct. 13, 2013
Alvin Bernard
Colbaugh, 65, of Ewa Beach, an Air Force retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in San Angelo, Texas. He is survived by wife Sumiko; sons James, Robert A. and Bobby; daughter Amy K.; brothers Harold and Steve Moore; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Felicidad Balingatan Santiago

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Oct. 22, 2013
Felicidad Balingatan Santiago, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Woolworth,Aeos salesclerk and a former high school economics teacher in the Philippines, died in Honolulu. She was born in Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sister Herminia Pascua. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 16 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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David Mitsuru Fukuda

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Oct. 26, 2013
David Mitsuru Fukuda, 68, of Aiea, a Pearl Harbor Shop 99 electrician, died in Aiea. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Cynthia Y.; daughters Christie Hara, Charisse Leong and Carrie Itoman; mother Michie; brother Walter; sister Mitzie; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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