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Evelyn Elsie Wallis

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

March 29, 2012
Evelyn Elsie Wallis, 89, of Kailua, a Maunawili Farm horseback-riding instructor, died in Kailua. She was born in Laurel, Md. She is survived by sons William P. and Paul B.; daughters Jan Knapik, Karen Fitzgerald and MariLynn DiLullo; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Roy Yoshiharu Hirata

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

April 13, 2012
Roy Yoshiharu Hirata, 68, of Honolulu, a self-employed auto glass installer doing business as Roy’s Auto Glass Shop and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Darell M., daughters Jamie H. Hirata and Dayna M. Masatani, brother Richard K., sisters Kay K. Nonaka and Sue S. Tengan, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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George Rae Meisner Jr.

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

April 23, 2012
George Rae “Sunny” Meisner Jr., 86, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired mechanical engineer, Navy Reserve veteran and Merchant Marine officer who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Marc, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services at a later date. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740.

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Joann K. Bosserdet

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

April 16, 2012
Joann K. Bosserdet, 72, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Owosso, Mich. She is survived by daughters Babette Hakala and Tammy Weishoff, parents Joe and Margaret Yarabek, brother Joe Yarabek Jr., sisters Janet Baxter and Joyce Yockey, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Tokihide Ige

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

April 10, 2012
Tokihide “Toki” Ige, 91, of Honolulu, a retired farmer for Ige Feed & Poultry Farm, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Peahi, Maui. He is survived by wife Carlota T., son Anthony J., daughters Barbara M. Yoshikawa and Gloria H. Ige, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Osie Margaret Morris

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

April 18, 2012
Osie Margaret Morris, 71, of Nanakuli died in Nanakuli. She was born in Futiga, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Terry; sons Kenneth E. and Kerry M.; brother Ulufaleilupe Fili Taala Fuimaono; sisters Sami Sooalo, Toefoi Tuionuu, Eseneiaso Ahto, Faaati Fuimaono and Katerina Rath; and nine grandchildren. Visitation:
8 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rita’s Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Lambert T. Brigoli Sr.

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

April 15, 2012
Lambert T. Brigoli Sr., 65, of Nipomo, Calif., died. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Josephine “Jo”; son Lambert “Tanoa” Jr.; daughters Rachel “Aloma” Brigoli, Rochel “Tita” Miller, Roquel “Nani” Scruton and Ronyl “Kiki” Roller; brothers Robert, Sibliano, Anthony, Albert, Pete, James and John; sisters Sharon Maxilom and Sharlene Palakiko; and numerous grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Elsie N. Iwamasa

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

April 21, 2012
Elsie N. Iwamasa, 95, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. budget clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews, grandniece Diana P. McKeague and great-grandnieces Leina’ala and Noelani McKeague. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Ann Church, Waihee. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Tad Tadato Nagasako

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

April 13, 2012
Tad Tadato Nagasako, 77, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County deputy planning director and County Council legislative aide, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Janet, daughter Lori Arakaki and sisters Tamie Onouye, Ruth Frost and Debbie Shimabuku. Visitation: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bong Cho Chung

Posted On April 27th, 2012 -

April 22, 2012
Bong Cho Chung, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Coast Guard housing maintenance employee and Army retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Sun Hwa; sons Glenn, Peter and Steven; brother Charles; sister Rose Ha; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Christ United Methodist Church, 1639 Keeaumoku St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ruby Miyoko Goto

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 11, 2012
Ruby Miyoko Goto, 76, of Kailua, a retired Dole Cannery office clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Edward T.; sons Bryan H., Daryl T., Loren H., Evan S. and Jarey Y.; daughter Taryn H.; sister Gladys Yamanoha; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Seie Oshiro

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 6, 2012
Seie Oshiro, 94, of Pearl City, a retired Federal Aviation Administration welder and an Army veteran who served with the 100th Infantry Battalion, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Stephen and Avin, daughter Rochelle, sisters Tazuko Shiira and Miyoko Oato, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert James Smith

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 6, 2012
Robert James “Bobby” Smith, 63, of Waianae, a retired Grace Pacific truck driver, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Betty J. Spillner; sons Robert, Melvin and Dean Spillner, and Kahea Smith; daughters Leanne Smith, Missy Peralta and Danell Spillner; brothers Larry Panui, John Smith, Phillip Wong, Steven Imes and Vincent Burton; sisters Carol Hoohuli, Grace Liana and Francine Morse; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held in June; check online condolences at www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Stanley Mitsuru Hirokawa

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 8, 2012
Stanley Mitsuru Hirokawa, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Veterans Affairs office chief fiscal accountant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kay, sons Vance and Stacy, daughter Claire Scellato, brother Paul, sister Mary Sagawa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Alice Leilani Sebenoler Ostrowski

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 22, 2012
Alice Leilani Sebenoler Ostrowski, 63, of Elida, Ohio, a Marimor workshop assistant, died in Lima Convalescent Home in Lima, Ohio. She was born on Schofield Barracks. She is survived by former husband James Z.; sons Jason A., Levi J., Cody I. Ostrowski, and George del Fierro; daughter Stacey Williams; brothers Patrick D. and Michael D. Sebenoler; sisters Elizabeth “Betty” Graham and Ann M. Smith; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services in Lima. Donations suggested to Marimor, 2450 Ada Road, Lima, OH 45801.

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Nancy Chiyoko Sonoda

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 8, 2012
Nancy Chiyoko Sonoda, 83, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James Y.; sons Steven, David and Jay; daughter Pamela Sonoda-Lyman; brothers George and Mark Yanagida; sisters Jean Wagonseller, Elsie Knudsen and Betty Yanagida; and four grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to 324 A Kalama St., Kailua, HI 96734. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Roberta Chizue Honda

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 18, 2012
Roberta Chizue Honda, 73, of Lahaina, a retired store manager at Leola of Hawaii, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Russell and Vance; daughters Kaleimomi Brown and Alison Honda; mother Kimiko Figuerres; brother Cyril Figuerres; sisters Faith Ciriako, Lena Canoyer and Leola Vierra; 18 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Filimaua Joseph Pita

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 11, 2012
Filimaua Joseph Pita, infant son of Ioane Fatu and Malo Pita of Pago Pago, American Samoa, died in Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle. He was born in Pago Pago. He is also survived by grandparents Kaiga and Peresitene Pita, and Filimaua Fatu. Services to be held in Pago Pago.

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Remy Cauton Cachola

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

March 30, 2012
Remy Cauton Cachola, 65, of Ewa Beach, a Bank of Hawaii data entry clerk and a teacher in the Philippines, died in Wahiawa. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Ericson and Emil Siy; daughters Evelyn Pascual and Emma Siy; brothers Joseph, Amante and Jr Cauton; sisters Sally Cantorna, Justina Gifford, Corazon Zoleta and Estela Cauton; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Katsuki Sunada

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 18, 2012
Katsuki Sunada, 88, of Puueopaku, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Police Department officer and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Puueopaku. He is survived by wife Jane S.; daughters Susan Nagamine, Lori Horiuchi and Kristi China; brother Thomas; sisters Lucille Sunada, Dorothy Kawamoto and Patsy Robinson; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Jerrine Leilani Hunter

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 15, 2012
Jerrine Leilani Hunter, 57, of Kapolei, a custodian at Barbers Point Navy Exchange and Cafeteria, died in Convalescent Care Center of Hawaii. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Agnes V., brother Jerry P. Jr., sisters Cherylann Aholelei and Lucy A.P.K. Mahelona, and hanai sister Deborah Pang-Chew. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Mildred Mitsuru Inouye Uyehara

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

March 27, 2012
Mildred Mitsuru Inouye Uyehara, 100, of Waipahu, a retired Maui Pineapple Co. lab technician, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by sons Steven M. and Alan M., daughter Jane Y. Yoshimura, sister Elaine S. Murata and 11 grandchildren. Private services.

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Kathryn M. Premeaux

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 7, 2012
Kathryn M. “Rusty” Premeaux, 62, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mark E. and Thomas A., brothers Ed and Alex Grantz, sister Kathleen Vasconcellos and three grandchildren. Private services and burial.

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Walter Gilbert Carlos

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 3, 2012
Walter Gilbert Carlos, 88, of Waianae, retired owner of Carlos Dairy and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dinah; son Steven; daughters Diane McGill, Laverne Cox, Gayleen Botelho and Cynthia Cardus; parents Ganes and Mary; 15 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ted Ayao Terayama

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

March 27, 2012
Ted Ayao Terayama, 94, of Honolulu, retired owner of Ted’s Wiring Service, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Ronald and Thomas, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazuyoshi Kikuchi

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 4, 2012
Kazuyoshi Kikuchi, 93, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Wayne, Neil and Keith Kikuchi, and Santosha Sivam; daughter Karen; brother Lawrence; sister Masako Korenaga; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Nannette Charlene Roberts

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April 18, 2012
Nannette Charlene Roberts, 62, of Kailua-Kona, a cashier at Walmart and manager at Tesoro in Kealakekua, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Vallejo, Calif. She is survived by husband Jerry; daughters Yvette Guy, Paulette Paulich and Charlette Varron; brothers Michael and Nicholas O’Dell; sisters Midgie Williams and Lonnie Smith; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Karen Sue Choriki

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 9, 2012
Karen Sue Choriki, 61, of Honolulu, a Touchdown Trucking office employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepmother Xuan. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Ken Kenichi Uyeda

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 5, 2012
Ken Kenichi Uyeda, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Realtor and owner of Ken Uyeda Realtor, and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son James K., three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Setsuko Kitsutani

Posted On April 26th, 2012 -

April 19, 2012
Setsuko Kitsutani, 92, of Hilo,
a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Hiroshi, daughters Elaine Katahira and Aileen Kikuyama, sister Sharon Masukawa, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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