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George L. Figueira

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
George L. Figueira, 92, of Honolulu, a retired civil service employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy C., daughters Melody Figueira and Shelley Yabe, and brother Raymond. Private services.

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Sachiyo Uegaki

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Dec. 2, 2013
Sachiyo Uegaki, 86, of Honolulu, a housekeeping employee for Okada Trucking, died in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by four nieces. Private services.

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Evangeline Lorraine Golden

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Oct. 28, 2013
Evangeline Lorraine Golden, 82, of Laie died in Laie. She was born in Happy Valley, Maui. She is survived by husband Ernest L.; sons Carl L. and Kevin M.; daughter Karen L. Golden-Twiggs; brother Ronald F. Sylva; sisters Germaine A. Tavares, Carmen J. Souza and Claire J. Vega; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Dec. 14 at Hauula Congregational Church. Aloha or business casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lyle Akira Hayase

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 6, 2013
Lyle Akira Hayase, 43, of Honolulu, a New Hanagasa bartender, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Thelma Ann, sister Lynelle M. Fox and grandmother Violet De Costa. Visitation: noon Dec. 14 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Christian Abel Ignacio

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 23, 2013
Christian Abel “Boboy” Ignacio, 39, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Camp Pendleton, Calif. He is survived by parents Ronald Ignacio and Kathleen “Tita” Llanos, brother Ivan Ige, sister Rona and grandmothers Alejandra “Betty” Ignacio and Cristetuto Llanos. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Waipahu United Church of Christ. Services: 7 p.m. Casual or navy blue attire. No flowers.

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Violet L. Inn

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Violet L. Inn, 90, of Waimanalo, a retired City and County of Honolulu supervisor, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Warren K.L. and Morris K., 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Maryann Kealoha Johnson

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 15, 2013
Maryann Kealoha Johnson, 93, of Honolulu, a Queen Kapiolani Hotel housekeeping supervisor, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kakaako. She is survived by sons Ben D.K. and Phillip C.H., daughter Donnie F.L., sister Jessie N. Cavaco, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kawaiaha’o Church. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kawaiaha’o Church or ‘Ahahui Ka’ahumanu Chapter 1, Honolulu. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Stanley Sumio Kawabata

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Dec. 4, 2013
Stanley Sumio Kawabata, 86, of Waimanalo, a self-employed banana farmer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Perry S. and Ronald S., daughters Sharon S. and Faye A., brothers James S. and Harry K., and sisters Gloria T. Ajifu and Helen A. Starnes. Visitation: noon Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Randal Kong

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 5, 2013
Randal Kong, 58, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Pacific University administrator, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathleen M.; parents Robert K.K. and Sybil T.M.; brothers Alan, Kevin and Adin; and sister Lynne Campbell. Visitation: 3 p.m. Dec. 14 at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Gerald Michael Lange

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Gerald Michael “Jerry” Lange, 80, of Kailua-Kona, a Navy electronics technician and employee for General Electric and Siemens Electronics, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Charlene; son Mark; daughters Cindy L. Guilfoyle, and Diana and Mary Jane Lange; stepson Shanen Tasaka; stepdaughter Arris Ragan; five grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Dec. 14 at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club, Honokohau Harbor. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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Andrew Kahalau Leoiki

Posted On December 7th, 2013 -

Nov. 25, 2013
Andrew Kahalau Leoiki, 57, of Kaneohe, a city refuse truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Darnell L., sons Charman and Daniel, hanai daughter Chanda Vincent, two brothers, 10 sisters and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Masaru Funai

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 26, 2013
Masaru Funai, 88, of Waipahu, a carpenter, died in Waipahu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Jane M., sons Masami and Riyoji, daughters Joyce and Gail, sister Miyoko Koba and four grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Tokie Takasawa

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 24, 2013
Tokie “Jean” Takasawa, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by husband Arthur Y.; sons Guy Y. and Keith Y.; daughter Gayle N. Pangilinan; brothers Stanley and Richard Honda; sisters Harriet Itano, Kimie “Kathy” Fujioka, Carol Takase and Alice Oda; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Carol Edith Ganot

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Dec. 1, 2013
Carol Edith Ganot, 76, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Salvation Army major, Christian minister and Salvation Army missionary, died in Ahualoa, Hawaii. She was born in Calgary, Alberta.She is survived by daughters Elizabeth Ganot and Violette Brown, brother Cliff Radcliff, sisters Betty Risto and Helen Lyle, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Chapel Waimea. Services: 2 p.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to help fund the reopening of The Salvation Army Waimea. Call 775-7346 for information.

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Violet Takiko Watanabe

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 7, 2013
Violet Takiko Watanabe, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Berg Tent & Awning seamstress, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roy and Carl, brother Wataru, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alec Keanoano Kaaihue

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Alec Keanoano “Alika” Kaaihue, 56, of Waimanalo, a self-employed maintenance contractor and an Army veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Dolly Clarke; hanai sons Stacey, Felipe, Thomas and Jeremiah Kuehu, and Kainoa Souza; brother Joachin “Joe”; sisters Mary Ann Kanuha, Bernadette Sambrana and Henrietta Borealis; and 12 hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at St. George Catholic Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Private burial. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ruth I. Kasenberg

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 14, 2013
Ruth I. Kasenberg, 81, of Mililani, a retired registered nurse and parliamentarian, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived husband Kenneth Jr., sons Steven Calhoun and Donald Kasenberg, and sister Sally. Private services.

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Billy R. Little Jr.

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Billy R. Little Jr., 42, of Toledo, Ohio, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Rebecca, a son, three daughters, stepsons Austin and William, mother Kathleen Bell and brother Jobi. No services.

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Edmund Lai Quon Luke

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 26, 2013
Edmund Lai Quon Luke, 88, of Kailua, a city Refuse Division employee and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by brother Harry L.M. and sister Lily M.T. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Jeffrey Scott McCash

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Jeffrey Scott “Jeff” McCash, 62, of Spokane, Wash., and Holualoa, Hawaii, a mailer for Spokane Print and Mail, died at home. He was born in Spokane. He is survived by companion Mary Powers, brother Blair and sisters Cherry Bucholz and Donna Barland. Celebration of life at a later date. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Marlon Cadiz Mendoza

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 20, 2013
Marlon Cadiz Mendoza, 31, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Cabatuan, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Jomelyn L.; son Marc A.; daughter Mycah A.; parents Benjamin and Ofelia; brothers Mario, Manny and Mel; and sisters Mercy Purganan, Myrna Bisquera, Maribeth Tiama and Mary Ann Maldonado. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tsugie Nakamoto

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 3, 2013
Tsugie Nakamoto, 83, of Aiea died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Kalauao. She is survived by sons Reginald and Don, daughters Verna Toma and Donna Nakamoto, and sisters Rieko Yoshimura and Natsuko Tada. Private services.

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Yoshio Nakasone

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Yoshio “Rocky” Nakasone, 83, of Hono-lulu, a retired welder at Navy Harbor Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Karl S., daughters Renee Y. Aquino and Holly A. Oili, sisters Sue Furukawa and Rita Nakasone, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Dec. 13 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard C. Nelson

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Nov. 23, 2013
The Rev. Richard C. Nelson, 83, of Honolulu, a retired pastor and an Army veteran who served in the KoreanWar, died in Waipahu. He was born in Brainerd, Minn. He is survived by daughter Kathryn Ann, brother Denis and sister Donna Gordon. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Kapahulu Bible Church. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alejandro Alesna

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Alejandro “Ale” Alesna, 80, of Kealia, Kauai, a retired Lihue Plantation journeyman painter, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kealia. He is survived by wife Janice; sons Andrew, Alric and Alfred; daughter Charlene; stepsons Darryl and Christopher Mealey; brother Domingo; sister Beatrice Ancheta; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 13 at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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William Lester Nelson

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Dec. 2, 2013
William Lester “Bill” Nelson, 68, of Honalo, Hawaii, a comptroller for HiltonWaikoloa Village, a former Ellison Onizuka Space Center employee and a Navy veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Malcolm Acol, daughters Marie Hong and Donna Berdon, mother Betty, brother Bruce, sister Toylyn Collier and four grandchildren. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eufracio Arcalas

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 7, 2013
Eufracio “Fras” Arcalas, 78, of Ewa Beach, a retired Hale Koa Hotel maintenance mechanic, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elizabeth C.; sons Ellodore “Joel,” Froilan “Genie,” Reynaldo “Rey,” Allen, Samuel and Erwin; daughter Ursulyn “Lyn” Quijano; stepdaughter Marilen Custodio; sisters Rosalina S. Arcalas and Perpetua A. Mariano; 27 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:15 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Kenneth Tadashi Okazaki

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Nov. 16, 2013
Kenneth Tadashi Okazaki, 81, of Hono-lulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank trust officer and an Army retiree, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joel R. and Jon M.; daughter Joanne S.O. Do; caregiver David Do; sisters Janet M. Sato, Evelyn S. Masuoka and Peggy H. Kwok; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Olimpia Maglay Bagay

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Nov. 14, 2013
Olimpia Maglay Bagay, also known as “Apo” and “Lola Oling,” 87, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Conrado, daughter Aurora Lopez, six grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Rosary: 6 p.m. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 14 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Josue Baitiong Pacariem

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 12, 2013
Josue Baitiong Pacariem, 101, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Susana A.; sons Ernie, Rudy and Roger; daughters Estrel Guiriba and Imelda Naidas; sister Connie Gapuz; 25 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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