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Albert Montalbo

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March 1, 2015
Albert Montalbo, 88, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Marion; son Albert; daughters Laverne Ng, Ellie Montalbo and Kathy Marzan; sister Matilda Plouffe; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Alan Masami Watanabe

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March 13, 2015
Alan Masami Watanabe, 88, of Kahului, a First Hawaiian Bank and City Bank retiree, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Michael and Monsignor Terrence A.M.; brother Stanley; sister Margaret Yamane; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kihei. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. April 13 at Maui Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations suggested for St. Theresa’s Hale Kau Kau program. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Teody Simon Cariaga

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March 25, 2015
Teody Simon Cariaga, 53, of Kahului, a Four Seasons Resort Maui houseman, died at home. He was born in Buluan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Julieta; daughters Faith J., Fabrienne J. and Faye J.; brothers Pepito S. Jr. and Melchor S.; and sister Lerma C. Dumlao. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. April 13 at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. April 14 at King’s Cathedral. Services: 10:30 a.m. Interment: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, in the Gardens of Meditation. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Toshio Murakami

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March 16, 2015
Toshio “Toshi” Murakami, 88, of Mililani, a retired park superintendent at Mililani Memorial Park, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Thelma F., son Neil T., daughter Karen Kam, brother Isamu, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Armon Adolph Keone Wilson

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Feb. 21, 2015
Armon Adolph Keone Wilson, 42, of Aiea, a state tractor operator and a Hawaiian falsetto musician, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Denise M.; son Keone K.P.; daughter Denise K.M.; parents Armon and Rosemarie; brother Trever; sisters Tammy Vitolo and Heide Wilson; and grandmother Rita Medeiros. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 48-422 Kamehameha Highway, Waikane. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Celebration-of-life luncheon to follow at KEY Project hall, 47-200 Waihee Road, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers and lei welcome. No large flower arrangements.

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Darly J. Cockett

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March 30, 2015
Darly J. Cockett, 81, of Wailuku, a Tasty Crust Restaurant manager, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Eric, Michael, Mitchell, Russell and Sheldon; daughters April Cockett and Dell Yoshida; brother Johnson Puou; sister Betty Parker; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Joseph Pilialoha Noa Sr.

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March 13, 2015
Joseph Pilialoha “Joe” Noa Sr., 60, of Waianae, a federal government warehouse department retiree and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Loriann; son Joseph Jr.; daughter Tiffany Ching; brothers Armond and Charles Sr.; sisters Sharon Aipoalani, Louisiana Hatchett and Alice Noa; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m.

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Ruth Eiko Yamabe

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March 19, 2015
Ruth Eiko Yamabe, 87, of Honolulu died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Thomas N. II, son Ken S., daughter Cheryl A. Moore, sisters Lily Shigezawa and Hilda Miyasaka, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Alberto Jaime Dominguez

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March 18, 2015
Alberto Jaime “Jimmy” Dominguez, 69, of Wailuku, founder of J.D. Painting & Decorating Inc., died at home. He was born in Mercedes, Texas. He is survived by mother Sophia; sons Jaime and Davin; daughters Naomi Gibbs, Katerina Dominguez and Jennifer Campbell; brother Adan; sisters Irma Shirkey, Melinda Gonzales and Nadine Anderson; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 7:30 p.m. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Marjorie Lucile Nolan

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March 2, 2015
Marjorie Lucile Nolan, 92, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Rockford, Ill. She is survived by sons Michael, David, Terry, Timothy and James; daughter Mary C. Wilkes; sister Gloria Howard; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Henry Rocha Duarte Jr.

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Jan. 10, 2015
Henry Rocha Duarte Jr., 71, of Kaaawa, a city Parks and Recreation retiree, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathleen L.P.; sons Henry R. III and Donovan K. Sr.; daughters Corinna Grace, Zandra N. Bustamante and Tracey H. Duarte; brother Howard; sisters Gwen Hensley and Penny D. Geter; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday and April 15 at residence at 51-354 Kamehameha Highway, Kaaawa.

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Irsula Gean Nalani Ohia

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March 18, 2015
Irsula Gean Nalani Ohia, 47, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Chari P. Borero; parents Colburn V. Ohia and Nalani C.P. Burke; sister Iris; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 3 p.m. at Kaiser Bowl, at Ilikai Waikiki Hotel. Casual attire.

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Kay K. Emery

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March 26, 2015
Kay K. “Mimi” Emery of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Maile A. Higuchi, brother Kiichi Kimura, sisters Phyllis Owan and Madge Hamada, and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: baalaam7@yahoo.com.

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Yoshiko Okamura

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March 21, 2015
Yoshiko Okamura, 93, of Kula, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waiehu, Maui. She is survived by sons Kenneth, Michael and Gregory; daughters Carol Yee, Corinne Higa and Sandra Okamura; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Alfred Flores

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March 16, 2015
Alfred Flores, 80, of Waianae, a Navy veteran, died in Waianae. He was born on Maui. He is survived by daughter Georgette Duropan, caregivers Milagros and Poly Duropan, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Shizue Shimabukuro Palmer

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Feb. 15, 2015
Shizue Shimabukuro “Sue” Palmer, 89, of Honolulu, a meat cutters union secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Lisa Llewellyn, brother Toshio Shimabukuro, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Betty Kimiyo Furuya

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March 13, 2015
Betty Kimiyo Furuya, 84, of Kaneohe, a Department of Education educational assistant, died at home. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Seizo; sons Darryl and Michael; daughter Karen; brothers Kosei, Harold and George Matsumoto; sisters Mildred Matsumura, Jane Omori and Alice Kakumitsu; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, 45-815 Pookela St. Service: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Janice Dorsey Patrick

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March 27, 2015
Janice Dorsey Patrick, 75, of Kihei, Maui, a retired business manager for Shoreline School District in Washington state and chief financial officer for Old Adobe School District in California, died at home. She was born in Mill Valley, Calif. She is survived by husband Mike, son Mike Fuller, daughters Diana Waldo and Ilya Patrick, and three grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held in June on Maui. Donations suggested to Women Helping Women on Maui (womenhelpingwomenmaui.com). Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Paciencia Ramos Ganutan

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March 1, 2015
Paciencia Ramos “Pacing” Ganutan, 77, of Waipahu, a Pagoda Hotel retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Bacsil North, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ambrocio, sons Roberto “Bobby” and Randy, daughter Marison, brother Florendo Ramos, sisters Lourdes Pascual and Maxima Padilla, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Agnes Lara Ramos

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March 13, 2015
Agnes Lara Ramos, 90, of Lahaina, a nurse, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by brother Joseph “Lomsey” Lara and sister Florence L. Makekau. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. at Maria Lanakila Cemetery. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Tasi Alo Jr.

Posted On April 4th, 2015 -

March 9, 2015
Tasi Alo Jr., 87, of Honolulu, a supervisor for the 1st Circuit Detention Facility of the state Family Court and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Fagasa, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Maydelle; sons Tasi H., Jonli, Keni D. and Robin; daughter Dorothy Afuvai; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Team Hawaii Golden Age Games, 2752 Kaaha St., No. 205, Honolulu, HI 96826. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nettie E. Johnson

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March 3, 2015
Nettie E. Johnson, 82, of Honolulu, died at Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Barbour County, Ala. She is survived by son Leon, daughter Bernadette and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Inurnment: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities USA. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jennifer Margaret Stiastny

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March 17, 2015
The Rev. Jennifer Margaret Stiastny, 64, of Honolulu, a reverend and a wedding business owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wigin, England. She is survived by husband Charles, daughters Chantal Nagy and Bianca Bennett and brother Colin Guy. Private scattering of ashes.

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Dorene Kau’ilani Lee Amina-Ako

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March 12, 2015
Dorene Kau’ilani Lee Amina-Ako, 57, of Waianae died at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by sons Manuel V. III, Maxwell V. and Malcolm V. Ako; Herman and Haena Kalani, Kaipo Amina-Kalani, Danson Flores-Ako, Likeke Kawa’a, Johnathan Kanui, Ramone K. Molina, Shane Batalona Sr. and William Joshua; daughters Miulang, Ku’uipo and Jubilee Amina, Jasmine Kealoha, Bernice and Aaliyah Joshua, Ku’ulei and Kauilani Kalani, Ashley Mainaaupo, Jessica Molina-Hoffman, Devin Ako and Arcenette Batalona; sisters Alice, Michelle, Stephanie and Lorraine Amina, Rina Kawa’a, Joyce Kahue and Tatiana Kaneholani; brothers John III and Hiram Amina, Daniel Kaneholani, Victor Kawa’a and Darren Dana; and 22 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: noon April 11 at Cash & Carry, across from Maili 7-Eleven, 87-720 Farrington Highway, Waianae. Additional scattering of ashes: noon April 18 at Puako Paniau Beach. Blue and white aloha attire.

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Patricia Lucille Kamaka

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March 24, 2015
Patricia Lucille Kamaka, 70, of Waianae, a mailroom clerk, died at the Queen’s Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Garrison and Michael Kamaka, and John K. and Patrick Oku; brothers Howard, Cranston, Bill and Jonathan Sr.; sisters Pua Torres and Jan Kalua; and 11 grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Richard Kokichi Uehara

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March 5, 2015
Richard Kokichi Uehara, 95, of Newport News, Va., formerly of Honolulu, a retired sous chef, died in Newport News. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Karen Inn, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: noon Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Inurnment services to follow at the cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Randall John Aquino

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March 27, 2015
Randall John “Randy” Aquino, 62, of Wahiawa, an electronic technician, electrician and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mihee Won; son Dale J.; daughters Kelli C. Aquino, Vhonda Lee Mann and Rainna R. Barnett; sister Tina; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. No services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Francis Kaleookalani Kealoha

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Feb. 26, 2015
Francis Kaleookalani Kealoha, also known as “Kaleo” and “D.D.,” 81, of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael, Dane and Derrick; brother Eugene K.; sisters LaVaina L. Brown, Janet L. Silva and Doris K. Ibarra; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. April 11 at Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai. Updated information for an obituary published March 6.

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Helen K.Y. Wong

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March 12, 2015
Helen K.Y. Wong, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Clayton Y.O. and Douglas Y.K., daughter Gloria N.H. Shoda, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services at noon. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Harry Jenshin Arakawa

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March 5, 2015
Harry Jenshin Arakawa, 95, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government packer for the Kapalama Military Reservation, a retired state custodian for Kaneohe Civic Center and an Army veteran, died at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by son Calvin S., daughters Judy L. Watanabe and Sharon K. Sato, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran