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John Ellis Basham III

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 24, 2012
John Ellis Basham III, 62, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Topeka, Kan. He is survived by mother Jessie, brother Richard and sister Barbara. No services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Amy Richardson Kahoiwai

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 9, 2012
Amy Richardson Kahoiwai, 95, of Honolulu died in Hale Nani Long Term Care. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Sam and sister Pearl Nishimura. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Agnes Cordova Shiraki

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March 28, 2012
Agnes Cordova Shiraki, 86, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rocky Y.; sons Bruce Holloway and Jay Rodrigues; daughters Patsy Seawright, Kathleen Mahi, Barbara Lewis and Bernie Rodrigues; sister Betty Guerra; 20 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Maili Bible Church, 87-138 Gilipake St., Waianae. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Raymond Walter Kwock Wa Chang

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March 20, 2012
Raymond Walter Kwock Wa Chang, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force auto mechanic and a retired Air Force staff sergeant, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Natividad; sons Raymond W. Jr., Robert and Richard; daughters Kathleen A. Brown and Sandra H. Chang; brother Harry; sister Carolyn Yuen; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Wilfred Kawaiaea

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March 25, 2012
Wilfred “Kaupo” Kawaiaea, 79, of Hawaii Kai, a retired tool room supervisor at Pacific Marine and Dillingham Bros., and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Alice; son Jon; brothers Oliver, John, Daniel and Milton; sister Minuet Ratledge; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Toshiye Margaret Uyemura

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 18, 2012
Toshiye Margaret Uyemura, 89, of Bothell, Wash., died in Bothell. She was born in Sugar City, Idaho. She is survived by son Michael, daughter Maureen O’Guin and four grandchildren. Private services. Celebration of life: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 340 Lala Place, Kailua. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Connor Cowpland

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 31, 2012
Charles Connor Cowpland, 84, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman and an Army veteran who served during World War II and the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Dallas. He is survived by wife Donna, son Scott, daughters Grace Sulsberger and Gail Cowpland, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo.

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James Yoshito Kobayashi

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 6, 2012
James Yoshito Kobayashi, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Schuman Carriage automobile appraiser, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elsie S., son Todd Y., daughter Jo-Ann K. Lee, brother Jon, sister Kathrine Umemoto and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Cecilia Crispen

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March 23, 2012
Cecilia Crispen, 81, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Robert Beauchamp; daughter Linda Hamili; and sisters Beatrice Rodrigues, Eleanor Ozoa and Loretta Gorden. Private services.

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Brian Tadami Koga

Posted On April 5th, 2012 -

March 15, 2012
Brian Tadami Koga, 47, of Honolulu, a former chef at Nobu’s in Las Vegas, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Gilbert T. and mother Shirley E. Private services.

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Harry Haruo Kamikawa

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

March 2, 2012
Harry Haruo Kamikawa, 89, of Honouliuli, a retired Big Way Super Market produce manager, an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 100th Battalion Infantry and a Bronze Star recipient, died in Kailua. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Jane; sons Edwin, Kenneth and Derek; daughters Janice Yuasa, Irene Kamikawa and Lynn Tam; brothers Yoshito Sugimoto and Osamu Kamikawa; sisters Yoshiko Sugimoto, Tome Gushi and Susan Komatsu; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Zachary A.T. Mokiao

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

March 7, 2012
Zachary A.T. Mokiao, 56, of Nanakuli, an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Johanna M.; daughters Charnevene Kisel-Mokiao and Esther M. Keiki; brothers Edward Keanui, Clarence Jr. and Robert Mokiao, and Paul and David Nihipali; sisters Ruth Hinol, Myrtle Mokiao, Christina Kawelo, Gina Salcedo and Lisa Wailani; and six grandchildren. Services: noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Beach Park, and 5 to 8 p.m. April 14 at Soka Gakkai International-USA Makaha Center. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Maile Katherine Paoa Akana

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

April 1, 2012
Maile Katherine Paoa Akana, 86, of Honolulu, an educator in Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Benjamin L., sons Michael P. and Neil P., daughter Anne N., brother Eugene K. “Bal” Paoa, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Rosemarie Patcho

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

March 10, 2012
Rosemarie Patcho, also known as “Nina” and “Charlie,” 64, of Waianae, a former Mac Farm of Hawaii employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Davin “Ka‘imi”; daughter Bernadette B. “Skinny”; brothers Paul H., Albert W. and Raymond S.; sisters Annie Jane Carlson, Deborah P. Aguilar, Darleen L. Patcho and Sandra “Dukie” Puahi; hanai sister Claudette “Tracy” Givens; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Reginald Kaleiohana Aken Sr.

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

March 21, 2012
Reginald Kaleiohana “Reggie” Aken Sr., 80, of Ewa Beach, a Hawaii Army National Guard retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lei; sons Reginald K. Jr., Regis K. and Regil K.; daughter Regina K. Dela Cruz; hanai son Ikaika Kekona; brother Clifford W.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Ellenora Rezentes

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

March 24, 2012
Ellenora Rezentes, 79, of Waianae, a retired cook and waitress, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son David, daughter Yolanda Calkins, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information
in an obituary published Saturday.

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Robert James Brown

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

March 1, 2012
Robert James “Bob” Brown, 81, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Marion, Ind. He is survived by wife Rosalind H., sons A.C. and Michael, daughter Patricia R. and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire.

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Antone Mocelio Rodrigues

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March 19, 2012
Antone Mocelio Rodrigues, 60, of Honolulu, a mason, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Antone and James, daughters Racheal Fernandez and Rossine Valentine, sisters Hattie Fellez and Ruby Rodrigues, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hazel Mary Castilio

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

March 19, 2012
Hazel Mary Castilio, 87, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son George Jr., daughters Deanna Siliado and Rosaline Largo, 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hazel Kawaye Yokochi Umaki

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

March 22, 2012
Hazel Kawaye Yokochi Umaki, 103, of Honolulu, a dental hygienist and homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Dr. Clyde and Gordon, daughter Carol M. Uyeda, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Leong Wah Chun

Posted On April 4th, 2012 -

Feb. 11, 2012
Leong “LW” Wah Chun, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Fire Department fireman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Edgar C.Y., Eric C.Y. and Everett C.S.; daughter Edwina K.S. Lau; brothers Henry L.Y. and Edmund L.F.; sisters Helen S.S. Kau and Betty S.H. Chee; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Agnes Kam Lan Chung

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March 29, 2012
Agnes Kam Lan Chung, 90, of Anahola, Kauai, a retired Hanalei Elementary School head custodian, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Wainiha, Kauai. She is survived by son David “China” Haumea, hanai daughter Jade Haunani, sister Verdelle Lum, five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Wai‘oli Hui‘ia Church, Hanalei, Kauai. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanalei Cemetery.

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Tokihiko Hamai

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March 24, 2012
Tokihiko Hamai, 91, of Paia, Maui, a retired Chevron Oil plant manager, died in Paia. He was born in Paia. He is survived by son Clifford, daughters Jennifer Moriwaki and Karen Ishizu, sister Shirley, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Doris Yemiko Heshiki-Muramoto

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March 27, 2012
Doris Yemiko “Sugar” Heshiki-Muramoto, 70, of Kailua, a Longs Drug Store cashier, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lance Muramoto, hanai son Anson Echevary, hanai daughters Sharleen Tamashiro and Sheryl Hufalar, and numerous hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Fructuoso Jale Jr.

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March 20, 2012
Fructuoso Jale Jr., 82, of Honolulu, a United Airlines retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Keith, Michael, Glen, Jonathan and Nathan; daughters Joyce Paoa and Rynette Jale; brother Henry; sister Martina; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 5156 Kalanianaole Highway, Aina Haina. Services: 6 p.m.

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Gilbert Kim Flores

Posted On April 3rd, 2012 -

March 20, 2012
Gilbert Kim Flores, 68, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Rose and brothers Arthur “Art,” Francis “Frank,” Randolph “Randy” and Edwin “Ed.” Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Frances Kim Sun Chow Lee

Posted On April 3rd, 2012 -

March 17, 2012
Frances Kim Sun Chow Lee, 90, of Honolulu, a retired JP Roumaine seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard and Daniel, daughters Beatrice Chu and Anna Why, 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Ivy Kut Chew Wong Zheng

Posted On April 3rd, 2012 -

March 16, 2012
Ivy Kut Chew Wong Zheng, 94, of Honolulu died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Bing Jian, sons Mao Lin and You Lin, daughters Ai Hua Zheng Gao and Jie Hua Zheng, sister Laura Wong Lau, 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Kazue Fujii

Posted On April 3rd, 2012 -

March 13, 2012
Kazue “Kay” Fujii, 83, of Aiea, a former nurse with Dr. Ruben Casile in Hilo, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Richard N.; daughters Evelyn Machida and Donna Tanabe; brothers Norio and Bunichi Harada; sisters Asayo Naguwa, Martha Kaji and June Nakagawa; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Leslie Matthews Lee-Ah Yat

Posted On April 3rd, 2012 -

March 29, 2012
Leslie Matthews Lee-Ah Yat, 54, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Verdun, France. She is survived by husband Gregory “Butch” Ah Yat, parents Eugene and Sally Love Lee, hanai parents Richard and Nancy Zerbe, and sisters Jeanne Lee and Julia Lee-Ryberg. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Sts. Peter & Paul Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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