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Dorothy Fujiyo Higa

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Sept. 24, 2013
Dorothy Fujiyo Higa, 84, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Health office manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dwight, daughters Deanne Goya and Stephanie Rose, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Nellie Sakae Takano Hiyane

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Sept. 28, 2013
Nellie Sakae Takano Hiyane, 94, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired public health nurse, died in Hono­lulu. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George, daughters Lani Nakazawa and Kathi Hiyane-Brown, brother Thomas Takano, sister Sumiko Wilson, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Kapaa. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Antone Joseph Kahawaiola‘a Jr.

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Oct. 4, 2013
Antone Joseph “Tony K” Kaha­waiola‘a Jr., 88, of Waimanalo, a retired business agent and international representative for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol Momi Bee, son Francis P., daughters Toni M. Hopkins and Napua Kahawaiola‘a, brothers Francis and Patrick, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaii­funeralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Frank Kaneshiro

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Oct. 5, 2013
Frank Kaneshiro, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Kauai County grader operator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waipouli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Toshiko, son Van, daughters Ruth Fochios and Jill Lagmay, brother Soichi, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Kapaa Jodo Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Young Moon Ko

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Sept. 17, 2013
Young Moon Ko, 80, of Hono­lulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Korea. He is survived by sons Insun and Kwangsun, a brother, two sisters and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Florence Chalmers Lemke

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Sept. 28, 2013
Florence Chalmers Lemke, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by sons David and Herman Jr., daughters Marlene Lemke and Adele Lemke Badone, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: noon at Oahu Cemetery. Donations suggested to Star of the Sea Catholic Church or Sacred Hearts Academy.

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Bruce Lloyd

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Oct. 4, 2013
Bruce Lloyd, 80, of Hawaii Kai, retired owner of Joyce Selby Shoes at Ala Moana Center and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Virginia, son Mark, brother Jack and sister Janice Clark. Services: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Outrigger Canoe Club.

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Katsutoshi Matsumura

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Sept. 9, 2013
Katsutoshi “Kats” Matsu­mura, 90, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a self-employed coffee and macadamia nut farmer, commercial fisherman, owner of the former Central Kona Garage and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Infantry Battalion Headquarters during World War II, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Emiko; sons Lance, Jared and Ira; brother Sueto; sisters Miyuki Higa­shi, Eileen Takata, Setsuko Wheeler, Jeanette Maesaka and Margie Orimoto; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Central Kona Union Church, Kealakekua. Services: 4 p.m. Cas­ual attire. No flowers.

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Alan M. McKillop

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Oct. 7, 2013
Alan M. McKillop, 82, of Hono­lulu, a manager for the Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate documentary department, died in Hono­lulu. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Ethel, son William, daughter Jody Mc­Afee, sister Jean S. King and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kiyoto Miyashiro

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Oct. 4, 2013
Kiyoto Miyashiro, 85, of Kapaa, Kauai, a farmer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wailua Homesteads, Kauai. He is survived by brother Sueo and sisters Sakiko Miyashiro, Michiko Brace and Marion Harris. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at 5859 Kawaihau Road, Kapahi. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lillian Alepoki Grace Nelsen

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Sept. 14, 2013
Lillian Alepoki Grace Nelsen, 87, of Napoopoo, Hawaii, an assistant executive housekeeper for the former Hawaiian Holiday Hotel in Waikiki, Kona Hilton, King Kamehameha Hotel and Kona Inn, Jupiter’s Laundry Services manager and Kawahara’s Florist floral arranger, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Kahau­loa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Joseph Grace; daughters Momi Friedlander, Josephine Nelsen and Gerry Palacat; 19 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at Kahikolu Congregational Church, Napoo­poo. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tatsui Oshita

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Sept. 13, 2013
Tatsui Oshita, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Kohala Sugar Co. crop log technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Gary H., daughter Jean L. Oshita-Kimura and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Josephine Rosalina Pablo

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Oct. 1, 2013
Josephine Rosalina Pablo, 90, of Pearl City, a retired City Bank teller, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Roy, Ronald and Frederick; daughter Jackie Poch; sisters Frances and Gladys Abinoha, and Margaret Bissen; six grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Meka Ana Pelenato

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Sept. 24, 2013
Meka Ana Pelenato, 54, of Honolulu, a former district manager for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, died at home. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Anitelea; sons Kenneth Cole, Tou Collins and Pelenato Pelenato; daughters Filifililia and Salamasina; mother Aifai Levu; brothers Taylor Puapuaga and Maatasi Levu; sisters Fetu Malota, Ana Silva, Alofa Levu-Tevaga, Tiana Kilifi and Vaotoe Moananau; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Ewa Beach Church of the Naza­rene. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Online condolences: lee­ward­funeralhome.com.

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Kaitlan Skye Prugger

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Oct. 5, 2013
Kaitlan Skye Prugger, 23, of Honolulu died in Palolo Valley. She was born in St. Louis. She is survived by parents Lisa Hosey and Michael Prugger, and sisters Ariel Sierra and Aubrey Lee. Services held.

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Josephine Hickey Santos

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Oct. 2, 2013
Josephine Hickey Santos, 86, of Honolulu, a warehouse supply officer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Edward S. Jr., daughter Jodie N., brothers Charles and Samuel Kaahunui, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Church, Kalihi. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Elizabeth Gouveia Schoneweis

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Oct. 4, 2013
Elizabeth Gouveia Schoneweis, 94, of Honolulu, a laundry supervisor at Tripler Army Medical Center, died. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband William C., daughter Dorcas Patton, sisters Gladys Nelson and Doreen Gomes, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rose Gid Ing Shim

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Sept. 26, 2013
Rose Gid Ing Shim, 91, of Kane­ohe, a homemaker and a supervisor at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by daughters Sharlene Shim and Ramona Chang, brother Ah Mung How, sister Elizabeth Montrie and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Gerald Akira Suzukawa

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Sept. 23, 2013
Gerald Akira Suzukawa, 94, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government planner and estimator at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team Company E, died at home. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Sanami, sons Gary N. and Cary N., daughter Kathleen K., brother Harry H., sisters Doris C. Hiramoto and Violet K. Okuda, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Madeline L. Toa

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Sept. 16, 2013
Madeline L. Toa, 28, of Kailua died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by companion Justin L. Pires; brothers Daniel and Steve Leger, Tini Liufau and Junior Toa; and sisters Lolini Latoa and Lilieni Maiava. Private services. Contact Tavares family for service information.

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Alma Yan Lan Wong

Posted On October 11th, 2013 -

Sept. 13, 2013
Alma Yan Lan Wong, 89, of Kane­ohe, a retired Consolidated Theatres employee, died in Kane­ohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis and sister Rosella Maile. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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David Chew Mung Wong

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Oct. 1, 2013
David Chew Mung Wong, 95, of Honolulu, a retired insurance agent and an Army veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Keala Cupp, sisters Rose and Jennie Lee, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Yoshitsugu Yamada

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Sept. 22, 2013
Yoshitsugu Yamada, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii public school principal, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Edith, son Carl H. Nishioka, daughter Ann Eisenberg, brothers Maurice and Thomas Iha, sisters Maureen Chong and Jocelyn Nishihara, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clara Fusako Sakamoto

Posted On October 10th, 2013 -

Sept. 16, 2013
Clara Fusako Sakamoto, 93, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Roy F., daughter Amy E. Kurata, brother Tadao Ishida, sister Yoshie Miyazaki, five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Betty Umeko Tanioka

Posted On October 10th, 2013 -

Sept. 12, 2013
Betty Umeko Tanioka, 91, of Wahiawa, a Tanioka’s Seafoods & Catering seafood manager, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Harry and Mel, daughters Esther Ringor and Kay Saylor, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m.

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Malelega Janice Kerisiano Wagoner

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Sept. 28, 2013
Malelega Janice Kerisiano Wagoner, 53, of Waianae, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert D.; son Charles L.K. Kaio; daughters Kananiokuuhome C.L. Torres, Kawehionalani K.K. Souza and Kehaulani K.K. Kaio; brothers Kerisiano Savea Jr. and Varney Kerisiano; sisters Tagatanuu Huihui, Wenona Johnson, and Kealoha and Sandra Kerisiano; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aiea Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Season Yesiky

Posted On October 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 5, 2013
Season Yesiky, 57, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Chuuk, Micronesia. He is survived by wife Kinarie; sons Walton, Sinbad, Junior, Jason and SK Yesiki; daughters Sincerly, Sincer, Esterin and Rie Yesiki; brother Otto; sister Otelia; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Helena Acierto

Posted On October 10th, 2013 -

Oct. 2, 2013
Helena “H” Acierto, 84, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by husband Contrado; sons Martin “Ali” Birtodaso Jr., Garrick, Ronald and Frederick “Joe” Lopez, and Edmund “Eddie” Acierto; daughters Kathlyn Christian, Melissa Dabin, Esther Machado and Bernadette “Bernie” Pa; hanai daughter Fran Hollinger; brother Miguel “Mike” Albete; 33 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Oct. 19 at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the church cemetery.

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Consuelo Dace

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Sept. 28, 2013
Consuelo “Consing” Dace, 90, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ricardo D.; sons Terciso, Benjamin, Constante, Eduardo and Cresencio; daughters Narcisa D. Tomaneng and Teresita D. Pacheco; 23 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Maria Cera Garcia

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Oct. 3, 2013
Maria Cera Garcia, 80, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Ho’s Restaurant dishwasher, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Narcisi and Edwin; daughters Nelie Camarillo, Nelda Fernandez, Lourdes and Caridad Garcia, and Mely Pascua; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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