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Amelia Uepi

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June 28, 2014
Amelia Uepi, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Samleakoula and Tafengamonu; daughters Mele V. Prescott, Tupou Taufoou and Otusia Akoteu; brother Tevita Talakai; sisters Ofa Talanoa, Elisiva Masi and Melemunui Teumohenga; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lihue United Church. Services: 9 p.m. Additional visitation: 7 a.m. Thursday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Leighton Kamakani Kaio

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June 23, 2014
Leighton Kamakani Kaio, 60, of Waianae, a Defense Logistics warehouse agent and a Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai daughters Resina Kaio and Jaymee-Ann Salas, stepdaughters Karen Amina and Kim Kawaa, sister Maxine Nataniela and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. July 16 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Arthur Tadao Uyeda

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April 25, 2014
Arthur Tadao Uyeda, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Milwaukee County social worker supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Dennis P.; daughters Janet Paynter, Linda Pescheck and Brenda Uyeda; brothers Teruaki, Harry, Roy and Oliver; and sister Margaret. Private services.

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Alvina Cagalawan Klosek

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June 30, 2014
Alvina Cagalawan Klosek, also known as “Bina” and “Alvey,” 78, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the federal government, died in Honolulu. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Alvin, David, Danny and Tracy Yadao; daughters Roxanne Yadao and Leslie Flanagan; sister Rose Asuncion; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kazuye Chagami Yamamoto

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June 6, 2014
Kazuye Chagami “Lillian” Yamamoto, 88, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Yoshito, sons Richard and Clifford, daughter Cheryl Uyeshiro, sister Jennie Tsuchidana and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Arthur Hiroshi Kojima

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June 12, 2014
Arthur Hiroshi Kojima, 74, of Kaneohe, a Verizon Telephone Co. supervisor, former president of Honolulu Fukushima Club and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Chad and Todd; daughter Karie Lyn Kojima-Tsurada; stepchildren Cherry Snyder, Tammy Footer, James Hooke and Brandon Armstrong; brothers Gary and Vernon Lee; sister Sharlene Yoshida; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Mission Hope International, PMB 133, 590 Farrington Highway No. 210, Kapolei, HI 96707. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lynette Yoshie Yuen

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June 16, 2014
Lynette Yoshie Yuen, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Thomas L.K.; brothers Eiko, Rinzo, Gikichi and Usuke; and sisters Yoshiko Yonashiro and Betty M. Omine. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Hatsuyo Maeda

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June 21, 2014
Hatsuyo Maeda, 92, of Lihue, a homemaker and Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery employee, died at Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Wallace and Larry; daughter Doris Maeda-Daligcon; brother Takeshi Ishii; sisters Haruko Otsubo, Tomiko Kabazawa and Lillian Makizuru; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 14 at Lihue Baptist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Masayuki Matsumoto

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June 17, 2014
Masayuki “Masa” Matsumoto, 88, of Hilo, a retired grocery products salesman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Keopu, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Iris Wong, companion Mayumi Ota and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Cathleen Anne Sullivan Mershant

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June 5, 2014
Cathleen Anne Sullivan Mershant, 55, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a homemaker, former Honaunau Stop & Shop manager and Kuntao Silat Dethouars martial arts instructor, died at home. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Bahati; daughters Tress Fry and Jessie Russell; sons Butch and Paxton Chatfield; sisters Sarah Afoa, Karen Blackmore and Shannon Town; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. July 12 at Old Kona Airport Beach, Pavilion No. 3. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity.

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Alberta May Mira

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June 16, 2014
Alberta May Mira, 63, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Clyde M.; sons Melvin Jr. and Ronnie Noble, and Chad and Mark Mira; daughter Kristie Gravallese; father Henaru Calaustro; mother Conchita Calaustro; brother David Calaustro; sisters Aileen Abrazado and Gwendolyn Kasoga; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Pedro Novicio

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June 30, 2014
Pedro “Peter” Novicio, 89, of Oxon Hill, Md., a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Mendez, Cavite, Philippines. He is survived by wife Remedios V., sons Norberto and Raynaldo, daughters Carolina Turay and Cynthia Martinez, sister Adoracion Enano and five grandchildren. Committal services in the Philippines at a later date. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Chrys A. Rosen

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May 3, 2014
Chrys A. Rosen, 60, of Honolulu died at home. No services.

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Shizuko Watanabe Saholan

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June 16, 2014
Shizuko Watanabe “Katie” Saholan, 90, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Chiba-Ken, Japan. She is survived by daughters Christine Plumberg, Josephine Dvorak and Kitty Saholan; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Abigail Ann Mokihana Abraham

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June 21, 2014
Abigail Ann Mokihana Abraham, 81, of Waianae, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael Hatori, Phillip Hattori, Patrick Ahue, Dayne McShane, and Alexander and Andrew Ah Tou; daughters Eldora and Emma Hatori, Anna Pu, Joycelyn Niau and Schanley Ah Tou; stepson Kenneth Jr.; 37 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. July 12 at Maili Beach Park. Casual attire.

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Hui Shen

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June 30, 2014
Hui Shen, 85, of Honolulu, a pediatrician, died. She was born in Shan Tung province, China. Private services.

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Rosalina Lorenzo Castillo

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June 11, 2014
Rosalina Lorenzo Castillo, 90, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Napoleon Jr. and Joseph; daughters Angelita Sanchez, Visitacion Sumait, Lydia Silva, Vivan Giedt, Evelyn Santos, Margarita Castillo and Rosalina Yaplag; 28 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Roch Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Katsuichi Tengan

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June 24, 2014
Katsuichi “James” Tengan, 95, of Honolulu, a retired SIDA Taxi driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Evelyn Yoriko Sekiguchi Eto

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June 26, 2014
Evelyn Yoriko Sekiguchi Eto, also known as the “China Department Lady,” 90, of Lihue, a retired salesclerk for Kauai Store and Liberty House, died in Hale Kupuna Care Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Evien, daughters Sheryl J. Urabe and Sheryn S. Morioka, brother Larry Sekiguchi, sisters Ruby Shobu and Gladys Isono, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Dolores Thomas

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June 27, 2014
Dolores Thomas, 73, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Pohai Malama Hospice of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Antone, Lorenzo and Ashley Ancheta, and Reynold, Charles and David Thomas; daughters Rosemary Thomas, Beatrice Mussro and Brenda Wallace; brothers Samuel Fernandez and Raymond Barry; 25 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 11 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Juan Pascua Gabriel

Posted On July 3rd, 2014 -

May 22, 2014
Juan Pascua Gabriel, 93, of Ewa Beach, an Oahu Sugar Plantation irrigator retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Pacita and son Jason. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Barbara A. Helsen

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June 29, 2014
Barbara A. Helsen, 58, of Wahiawa, a shipping clerk and caregiver, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Lynwood, Calif. She is survived by husband Godfried, daughters Amy Anderson and Tammy Burke, mother Norma G. Budzien, brothers Richard and Michael Budzien, sister Jeannine Budzien and four grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Bost Inc. in Rogers, Ariz.

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Lois Isnec

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June 18, 2014
Lois “Roming” Isnec, 51, of Kualapuu, Maui, died in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by lifetime partner Lioa Vailea; sons Taofia Piliati and Matthew Isnec; daughters Ruth and Naomi Isnec, and Filiga Yagin; brothers John, Boyd and Ernest; sister Fhenella Fox; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 44 Leilehua Road, Wahiawa. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Clifford Rodney Keola

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June 23, 2014
Clifford Rodney “Butch” Keola, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply pipe fitter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jennie T., daughters Kathy-Jo Keola and Kimberly Meyer, brothers Arthur and Robert, sister Rita Holloway and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Kalihi. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Carl Goro Kobayashi

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June 13, 2014
Carl Goro Kobayashi, 63, of Honolulu, a former Aloha Airlines employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandra Y., daughter Cassie S. Halsey, mother Yaeko, brothers Roger S. and Bertrand Y., and sisters Florence M. Kassab and Gale S. Kobayashi. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji, 1727 Pali Highway. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers.

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Donald Masami Miyaji

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June 25, 2014
Donald Masami Miyaji, 80, of Kailua, a retired electrician, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean, daughters Karen Miyahara and Sharon Lindauer, brother Melvin, sister Joy Fukushima and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private Inurnment. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Yoko Omori

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June 5, 2014
Mary Yoko Omori, 86, of Honolulu, a retired assistant vice president at Central Pacific Bank in Waikiki, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Mark J., daughter Ann H. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Julia Miguel Pascual

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June 13, 2014
Julia Miguel Pascual, 90, of Kahuku, a retired Turtle Bay Resort kitchen helper, died in Kaaawa. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons John and Peter; daughters Marcy Bulosan, Clarita P. Nozawa and Arlene P. de Leon; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Roch Catholic Church. Services: 10:45 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Vincent E. Rodrigues Jr.

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May 24, 2014
Vincent E. “Patee” Rodrigues Jr., 86, of Olowalu, Maui, a former Royal Tire and Tire Service employee, and retired Ken’s Tires co-owner and sales department employee, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Adeline K. Kaahui; sons Hinano R., Dwight and Clyde; daughters Starla Johnston and Sheri Keator; brother Joseph; sisters Agnes Silva, Evangeline Mears, Lucille Sylva, Elizabeth Chang, Alma Deming and Sandra Gomes; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Olowalu Lanakila Hawaiian Church; take the first right turn after mile marker 14 (former site of Teen Challenge). Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Alfonso Sanchez Sr.

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June 15, 2014
Alfonso “Al” Sanchez Sr., 84, of Waialua, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ashley K. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Lei and bouquets welcome; no wreaths.

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