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Gail Michaele Mason

Posted On May 16th, 2014 -

April 25, 2014
Gail Michaele “Aunty Gail” Mason, 71, of Kailua, a massage therapist, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John W., daughter Tracey-Lynne Doucett, sister Lynn Howell-Sinnard, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at noon. Inurnment: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rowena Anne Ahakuelo

Posted On May 16th, 2014 -

April 4, 2014
Rowena Anne Ahakuelo, 78, of Mililani died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kevin, Brian, Christian and Michael; daughters Aonani Ahakuelo-Chernisky and Maile Cavaco; sisters Loretta Sua and Marilyn McGuire; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Pastora Charita Rasquero

Posted On May 16th, 2014 -

May 6, 2014
Pastora Charita Rasquero, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Calbayog, Samar, Philippines. She is survived by sons Roland and Clifford, daughters Carol Rasquero and Lydia Caldwell, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Randall K. Apilando

Posted On May 16th, 2014 -

May 6, 2014
Randall K. Apilando, 61, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances “Mikala”; mother Leimomi Jane; sons Randall Jr., Zachary, Jobi and Kaiola Apilando, and Shane Stallard; daughters Korina Acedo, Katrina and Charity Apilando, and Nalia Breedan; brothers Eric and Gabriel; sisters Francine Appleton, Valerie Risso and Lovelyn, Janice and Andrea Apilando; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3-7 p.m. June 19 at Oahu Cemetery & Chapel. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Gertrude Nicolas Sales

Posted On May 16th, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Gertrude Nicolas Sales, 97, of Waialua died in Waialua. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Honorato “Onor” and William “Scalo”; daughters Elizabeth “Betty” Sales Robinson, Helen Albiar, Shirley McElreath, and Marilyn “Mel” and Norma Sales; 31 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; 39 great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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John Deane

Posted On May 16th, 2014 -

May 4, 2014
John “Jim” Deane, 79, of Honolulu, a retired men’s clothing salesman and numismatist, died. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by former wife Tamae Dean. Private services.

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Michael H.Y. Shibuya

Posted On May 16th, 2014 -

April 22, 2014
Michael H.Y. Shibuya, 60, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by parents Henry and Betty. Private services.

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Rosalinda May Dumlao

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

May 5, 2014
Rosalinda May Dumlao, 64, of Honolulu, a dental technician at Kings Dental, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons AJ, Elijah, Warren Jr. and Samson White, Justin Momosea and Joey Ulufale; daughters Kyllie Kalani, Sarah Auelua, Lichella Bona, Shawnisty Momosea, Sierra Tibyan, Valina Wilson and Vanessa White; brothers Mefflin, Cesario and Stanley; sister Debra Zardosht; caregiver Georgia White; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Florida Nabua Ganaden

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 11, 2014
Florida Nabua Ganaden, 90, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Eduardo and Cornelio Nabua, daughter Carmen Francisco, 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Carol D. Jacobs

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

May 8, 2014
Carol D. Jacobs, 86, of Honolulu, a retired curator, died at home. She was born in Highland Park, Mich. She is survived by son Steven B. Bogle; daughters Linda L. Bogle, Christie Brann and Dr. Joyce Hunt; brother Robert Smart; sister Marylynn Pausch; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Friday at Kailua Beach Park, near the boat ramp. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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William Kahalewai Ka’ai Sr.

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 18, 2014
William Kahalewai “Willie” Ka’ai Sr., 85, of Aiea, a heavy-equipment operator, died in Lahaina. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Louise, sons William K. Jr. and Howard I., daughter Rochelle De Costa, sisters Lucille Naehu and Blanche Kaeka, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hiroshi Komori

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 12, 2014
Hiroshi Komori, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired supervisory general engineer for the Navy Submarine Base at Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Faye Kobashigawa and Susan Crowell; brother Sam; sisters Mildred Akimoto, Edna Konda and Ethel Nakagawa; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Kwan Wai Lee

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

May 8, 2014
Kwan Wai Lee, 81, of Honolulu, a poultry farm owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Guangdong, China. He is survived by wife Hang Yiu Yuen, sons Shang Tong and Shang Him, and brothers Kwan Yum, Kwan Kin, Kwan Yai and Kwan Chick. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Lin Yee Chung Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patsy Masayo Nakamura

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 18, 2014
Patsy Masayo Nakamura, 77, of Waipahu, a retired Arakawa’s salesclerk, died in Waipahu. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Harry T.; daughters Cathy Oguma, Cindy Yamamoto and Carrie Nakamura; brother Kenneth Kusaka; sisters Ethel Miyaguchi and Betty Matsumoto; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Bernice Tomomi Nakatani

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 6, 2014
Bernice Tomomi Nakatani, 92, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James J., Don S., Guy Y. and Dale T.; daughter Joan Sasaki; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Pedro Eleazar Racelis Jr.

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 17, 2014
Pedro Eleazar Racelis Jr., 94, of Kailua-Kona, a field foreman for Onomea Sugar Co.; recreation specialist for Matson Navigation Co. Hawaiian Hotel Division, Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility and Hale Ho’omalu juvenile detention home; and a veteran of the Philippine army and a U.S. Army captain, died at home. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Rositania S., sons Pedro E. III and Mario V., brother Judah Ben Hur, sister Aloha Racelis-Carvalho, and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kalihi Union Church. Interment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Luz Egan Abanes

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 9, 2014
Luz Egan “Lucy” Abanes, 72, of Mililani, a teacher, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Makati, Philippines. She is survived by husband Patrocinio A. “Pat,” son Alvin, daughter Angelica “Cindy,” brothers Ricardo S. “Carding” and Romeo S. “Romy” Egan, sister Natividad E. “Naty” Ramboyong, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Hilda Shamory

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

May 2, 2014
Hilda Shamory, 55, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Marshall Islands. She is survived by son Mac Lain; daughters Malije Toj Moody, Rosine Lain George and Rose, Elizabeth and Tota Lain; and 22 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at King’s Cathedral and Chapel. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Leonida Forniloza Amore

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

May 7, 2014
Leonida Forniloza “Aida” Amore, 89, of Honolulu died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines. She is survived by son Quirino “June” Jr., daughters Elena A. Bland and Myrna A. Ordinado, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Fayth Lois Hokulani Kamai Souza

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

May 10, 2014
Fayth Lois Hokulani Kamai “Aunty Mama” Souza, 68, of Ewa Beach, a dry cleaner at Al Phillips and former employee at Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Valet Shop, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Anthony, son Daniel, daughter Emily, brother Andrew Kamai, sister Sarah-Ann Kamai-Paler, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. Beach attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Josephine Barney

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 24, 2014
Josephine “Aunty Jo” Barney, 87, of Kailua-Kona, a seamstress for Kumu Etua Lopes’ halau and Kumu Wayne’s halau, a homemaker, lau hala weaver, hula dancer and community volunteer, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Cirilo Jr. and Edward Rosario, and Michael Barney; daughters Lorraine Kono-Brophy, Mary Shannon, Shirley-Hauoli Yamaguchi and Annette Rodrigues; brother Joseph Palacat; sister Carmen Comer; 15 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. May 31 at Hulihe’e Palace. Services: 10 a.m. Fellowship and refreshments: 11:30 a.m.

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Sharon Spilman

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

March 26, 2014
Sharon Spilman, 62, of Hilo, a retired website designer, died in Pohai Malama Care Center. She was born in Texas. She is survived by son Justin, mother Grace, brother Michael and a grandchild. Inurnment at noon Monday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Donations suggested to Pohai Malama Care Center.

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Nancy Toyoko Baum

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

May 11, 2014
Nancy Toyoko Baum, 80, of Waipahu died in Kapolei. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Neal, Todd and Blair Akamine; daughter Cyanne Becker; brothers Clifford and Larry Ishii; sisters Charlotte Tamashiro, Margaret Tateyama and Irene Sabanal; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Gordon Kaliko’okeahi Wright

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

May 1, 2014
Gordon Kaliko’okeahi Wright, 73, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired broiler operator at Hawai’i Electric Light Co., employee at the former Puna Sugar Co. and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Thi Kim; sons Gordon H. and Jere V.; daughter Jacquilynn; brothers Francis, Samuel and Lawrence; sister Gwendolyn; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. May 22 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Aloha attire.

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Juanita Damma Biazo

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 19, 2014
Juanita Damma Biazo, 86, of Honolulu, a retired University of Arizona food service worker, died in Oceanside Hawaii Assisted Living. She was born in Subiaco, Ark. She is survived by sons Louis A. and John L.; daughter Sheila A. Chonis; brothers Harlis A., Franklin Junior and Billy John Kee; sisters Daphna M. Kee, Vada Loretta Fryer, Nita Marie Sinks, Donna Jean Smith and Phyllis Irene Hoormann; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Sixto Constantino

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 28, 2014
Sixto “Cosme” Constantino, 86, of Honolulu, a former individual tax preparer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Estrella; sons Larry, Robert, Froilan and Andrew; daughters Mercy Valdez and Emilie C. Asidera; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Romulo Celis Dascil

Posted On May 15th, 2014 -

April 4, 2014
Romulo Celis “Rommie” Dascil, 73, of Wahiawa died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Pamplona, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Romulo C. Dascil Jr. and Ryan K. Angeles; daughters Valerie Dascil-Tago and Michele Charest; brothers Leopoldo and Ricardo; sisters Visitacion Clemente, Christine Harmon and Flora Madriaga; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Eulogy: 9 a.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Joan Meyer Flaharty

Posted On May 14th, 2014 -

May 3, 2014
Joan Meyer Flaharty, 87, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by sons Randy, John and Bryan Meyer; daughters Karen Meyer, Mary Weaver and Anne Monette; stepson Gary; stepdaughter Cheryl; stepsisters Carol and Connie; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Genevieve Pearl Guy

Posted On May 14th, 2014 -

April 7, 2014
Genevieve Pearl Guy, 78, of Kaneohe, resident manager for Bayview Apartments, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Andy Sylva, Gilbert Silva and Robert and Harold Seales; and sisters Gertrude Freitas, Dorothy Perry, Diana Williams and Nikki Correa. Visitation and services: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Kaneohe Seventh-day Adventist Church. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Demetria Lazo Jacinto

Posted On May 14th, 2014 -

April 15, 2014
Demetria Lazo Jacinto, 93, of Honolulu, a retired teacher at Shamrock Elementary School in Laoag City, Philippines, died in Honolulu. She was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ricardo C.; sons Philamer, Remy and Domingo; daughters Mildred Ramos and Myrna Natividad; sister Honorato Lazo; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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