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Jane Haruko Yamamoto Nihipali

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Feb. 12, 2015
Jane Haruko Yamamoto Nihipali, 77, of Hauula, a retired Lindy’s Foods cashier, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Duke K.; daughters Eleanor K.K. Nihipali-Peneku, Hazel L. Nihipali-Abraham, Bonnie K. Vea and Karen L. Nihipali-Pedro; sisters Karen Denison and Kathleen Kluth; brother Walter Yamamoto; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Family viewing: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula LDS Mauka Chapel. Public visitation: 9 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hauula Cemetery.

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Nelson Lahip Corpuz

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Jan. 29, 2015
Nelson Lahip Corpuz, 56, of Wailuku, a Maui High School custodian, died. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria P. “Baby”; daughters Ashley and Aiza; brother Ruben; sisters Lydia Malicad, Josephine and Eldy Corpuz and Ligaya Marcos; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church-Kahului. Mass: 11 a.m. Entombment: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jay Kolani Nihoa-Baird

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Feb. 4, 2015
Jay Kolani Nihoa-Baird, 14, of Wahiawa died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Robert Morck and Cheryl Ravelo; brothers Robert Jr. and Raymond Morck; sisters Sherry, Cheryse and Cheriya Morck; grandparents Ron and Naomi Ravelo and Dora Nihoa; and great-grandmother Edna Baird. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Surfing the Nations, 56 Ohai St., Wahiawa. Service: 11 a.m. Scattering: 9:30 a.m. March 7 at Keehi Lagoon. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Domy Oliver Echalas

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Feb. 5, 2015
Domy Oliver Echalas, 67, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui County Parks and Recreation employee and a can plant department supervisor at Maui Land and Pineapple, died at home. He was born in Urdaneta, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lida; daughters Michelle Cole III and Janice Echalas; brother Ben; sisters Alma Tabios, Priscila Baloaloa and Lennie Rebudal; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kihei. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Hakaru Nitahara

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Jan. 21, 2015
Hakaru Nitahara, 84, of Wailuku, a retired state mechanic, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Evelyn; sons Kyle and H, brother Satoshi; sisters Betty Tsung, Sally Hadley and Thelma Suzuki; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Maui Lani. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Paul Ferreira

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Jan. 25, 2015
Paul Ferreira, 55, of Wailuku, a self-employed mechanic, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Paul L., Terence and Bronson; brothers Steven, Nelson, Damien and Ronald; sisters Shirley, Melanie and Terry Ferreira and Verna Barcai; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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James Hiromi Nohara

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Jan. 14, 2015
James Hiromi Nohara, 83, of Mililani, a retired Department of Education personnel administrator and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Rosetta; son Todd; daughters Jeri Nohara, Lora Baysa and Caroline Atterberry; brother John Bustillo; sisters Gladys Satterfield, Vernel Langford, Mildred Nacapuy and Kay Bustillo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Resurrection of the Lord, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Grace Friend

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Jan. 28, 2015
Grace Friend, 93, of Waimea, Hawaii, a bookkeeper, died at home. She was born in Texas. She is survived by daughter Patricia F. Spangler, hanai daughter Kaulana Montgomery, four grandchildren, two hanai grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services at a later date in Waimea, San Diego, and Lopez Island, Wash.

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Paulette Iwalani Kamauoha Pawn

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Feb. 10, 2015
Paulette Iwalani Kamauoha Pawn, 57, of Laie, a housekeeping supervisor at Oceanside Assisted Care Facility, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel; sons Wayne and Bernard Kealoha, Johnny Pawn and Kaialii Naki; daughters Chantel and Dorcas Pawn, and Dee Dee Teisina; mother Dannette Beirne; brothers Tommy and Aivao Leota; sisters Anna Wilkins, Pola Kanoa, Timu Leota, Boogie Kamauoha and Darlyne Pelland; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the family residence, 55-750 Wahinepee St. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie First Ward Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary Friday.

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Rita Higa

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Jan. 30, 2015
Rita Higa, 82, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Bernard and Clyde Jimenez; daughters Sharen Delos Santos, Joycelyn and Roxanne Higa, Delyle Dela Cruz, and Noreen Lopez; brothers Manuel and Leonard Delos Santos; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Randy Kaleonani Peralta

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Jan. 30, 2015
Randy Kaleonani Peralta, 60, of Wailuku, a construction laborer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother Ephraim Kaaihue; sisters Rosemary Golis, Beverly “Kanani” Domingo and Blossom, JoAnn and Marlene Peralta; and hanai brother George Hoopai. Visitation: 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Theodore Heinrick Huch

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Jan. 13, 2015
Theodore Heinrick “Teddy” Huch, 50, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Olando N. Jr. and sisters Geneva Toyama, Doreen Lee and Lucille Yim. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday on the Waikiki end of Ala Moana Beach Park, at the picnic site next to the canoe hut. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Robert Joseph Roppolo Jr.

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Feb. 8, 2015
Robert Joseph Roppolo Jr., 66, of Kihei, Maui, a service writer and dispatcher for Valley Isle Ford, died at home. He was born in Dallas. He is survived by wife Karen Kalani-Roppolo; sons Sam and Lance Hirata; daughters Stephany Jones, Randi K. Roppolo and Krystal R. Sims; stepdaughters Shannon Rezents and Shauna Tanner; sisters Sandra Jones, Pamela Jenkins, Geneva “Jeannie” Miles, Beverly Schipper, Deanna Wilson and Gail Anderson; and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1-5 p.m. Saturday at VFW Hall, Kihei. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Peggy Masako Fukushima

Posted On February 14th, 2015 -

Feb. 8, 2015
Peggy Masako Fukushima, 85, of Honolulu, a Maui Pineapple Co. laboratory tech, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Shizuo, son Elton, daughter Mona Sunada, sister Sadako Yonezawa and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Cecelia Anita Quindica Solomon

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Jan. 14, 2015
Cecelia Anita Quindica Solomon, 87, of Wahiawa, a state Department of Education retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband David K., daughters Natalie Graham-Wood and Tereen G. Natividad, eight grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Program: 10:45 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Dolores D. Gignac

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Feb. 4, 2015
Dolores D. Gignac, 84, of Las Vegas, a clerk, died. She was born in Koloa, Kauai, She is survived by son Anthony C. Agao, daughter Elizabeth D. Sniffen, eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 21 at Ka Hale Hoano o ke Akua Church, 1760 Nalani St. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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William George Gioia

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Jan. 17, 2015
William George Gioia, 94, of Honolulu, a retired musician and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Southing, Conn. He is survived by son William M., three grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Mark Imua Gomez

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Jan. 18, 2015
Mark Imua Gomez, 53, of Waianae died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jacob, daughter Hokulani, parents Anthony R. and Mary K., brothers Anthony and Kekoa, and sisters Mary Ann, Mahinalani, Hokulani, Wailani, Pualani, Linda, Manulani, Lucia, Heidi and Alihilani. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Updated information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Dorothy Emery Hazzard

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Feb. 3, 2015
Dorothy Emery Hazzard, 91, of Honolulu, an advertising copywriter and creative director in Boston, founder of Hazzard Resume Service in Honolulu and an author, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, Ohio. She is survived by son Robert E.; daughters Penelope Ann and Elaine M.; brother David Emery; sisters Mary Louise Hodgdon, Ruth Warren and Priscilla Wykes; and two grandchildren. Services pending. Donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society or Honolulu Museum of Art.

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Raymond John Hebert

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Jan. 26, 2015
Raymond John Hebert, 47, of Honolulu died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Lake Charles, La. He is survived by wife Pamela A., daughter Amber, hanai sons Adam Green and Brendon Hebert, hanai daughter Diamond, parents Hayward and Eugenie, and brother Joey. Services in Lake\0x2008Charles.

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Hatsuyo Higa

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Jan. 17, 2015
Hatsuyo Higa, 100, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Harold and Larry, daughter June Washiashi, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Haruko Hiranaka

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Feb. 6, 2015
Haruko Hiranaka, 95, of Lihue, an office manager for Hiranaka Contractor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by brother Isamu and sisters Sumiyo Kato and Setsuko Hiranaka. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at Lihue Christian Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Eugenia Cadiente Acob

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Jan. 19, 2015
Eugenia Cadiente Acob, 87, of Mililani died in Kailua. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son James C.; daughters Gloria Schreindorfer, Gladys Sanchez, Carol Acob and Corazon Acob Dela Cruz; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Natsue Honda

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Jan. 10, 2015
Natsue Honda, 97, of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Isaac K. and Daniel M., daughter Evelyn A., seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Steven Cabarobias Baldomero

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Jan. 24, 2015
Steven Cabarobias Baldomero, 88, of Kapolei, an Army veteran who served in the 1st Filipino Infantry during World War II, owner and chief executive officer of California Glass and Railings Inc., and a 5th-degree black belt adviser for Waialua Freestyle Kempo Karate Club, died in Kapolei. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lorna; sons Angus, Daniel and Tony Baldomero, Dick Matsumoto, and Barry and Andrew Sugita; daughters Caroline Rosas, Sandra Sorbin, Stephanie Valente, Darlyne Baldonro and Frances Marie Jacobsen; 37 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Nancy Kawamura Inouye

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Jan. 8, 2015
Nancy Kawamura Inouye, 79, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John, daughter Carol Chiu and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Mabel Barros

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Jan. 19, 2015
Mabel Barros, 98, of Honolulu, a Pan American World Airways pantry employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Yvonne Duncan, Wendy Figueira and Novella Barros-Figueira; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Walter Shizuka Ishikawa

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Jan. 6, 2015
Walter Shizuka “Chico” Ishikawa, 92, of Mililani, a retired Standard Plumbing Inc. supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Janis Anzai and Lila Kuraya, brothers Eddie S. and Richard S., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kim Lisa Coleman Boone

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Feb. 3, 2015
Kim Lisa Coleman Boone, 50, of Honolulu, a scientist, died at home. She was born in Springfield, Ohio. She is survived by husband David A., stepson Wesley A., stepdaughter Sarah E., mother Lee Coleman, brother Jay Coleman and sisters Teri and Jodi Coleman. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Toyoko Iwai

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Jan. 24, 2015
Toyoko Iwai, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Ilikai Hotel waitress, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sister Chieko Masaki. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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