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Harry Tamotsu Sasaki

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
Harry Tamotsu Sasaki, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Airlines aircraft mechanic and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edith H.; daughters Rhonda E. Sasaki, Kerrie L. Murata and Karen J.S. Ishimaru; brothers Walter and Robert; sisters Elinor Ishimoto, Bette Wataoka and Margaret Oto; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Bernard B.C. Kim

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 10, 2014
Bernard B.C. Kim, 83, of Wahiawa, a retired Hawaii Air National Guard master sergeant and The Royal Hawaiian hotel retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Juliana B.; sons Alan, David and Jason; daughters Kathryn Katakura and Sandra Kim; brothers Donald and Albert; sister Bertha Sakumoto; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Helen Miyoko Shiigi

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Helen Miyoko Shiigi, 99, of Honolulu, a retiree of Shiigi Drug Store in Hilo, died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald T., daughter Amy A. Sugai and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frances Suyeno Kong

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 10, 2014
Frances Suyeno Kong, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Oren, Thomas, Samuel and Keith; daughter Lynnette Oshiro; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred R. Silva

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 14, 2014
Mildred R. Silva, 80, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired nurse’s aide at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by son Lloyd D., daughter Rosalie Niha, brother William Costa, sisters Henrietta Orsatelli and Mertyl Fernandez, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Alfred Y.F. Lum

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 4, 2014
Alfred Y.F. Lum, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired mail carrier and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sadako; sons Gary and Harvey; daughter Sandra Kaholokula; brother Stanley; sisters Gertrude Tokuda, Nira Tom, Maureen Mau and Shirley Tanigawa; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alice Puanani Silverman

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 20, 2014
Alice Puanani “Kolo” Silverman, 68, of Anahola, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Niumalu, Kauai. She is survived by husband Randy, son Dennis Freitas Jr., daughters Maile and Melanie Freitas and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Oct. 4 at Niumalu Canoe Club, Kalapaki Bay.

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Benjamin Motas

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 13, 2014
Benjamin Motas, 79, of Kailua, a retired counselor, dance lecturer, recreation supervisor and an Air Force veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Barbara, daughter Debra Santiago, stepson Steven Ennis, stepdaughters Christine Vasconcellos and Leslie Kealoha, brother Vicente “Shorty” Jr., sister Maria Grosskopf, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 449, Eleele, HI 96705 or online at: oahumortuary.com.

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Henry Tilden Swan III

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 17, 2014
Henry Tilden “Hank” Swan III, 92, of Kailua-Kona, a retired assistant director of parks and recreation for the city of Phoenix, and a Marine Corps Reserve 2nd lieutenant during World War II, died in the Regency at Hualalai. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by daughters Suzanne Collipi, Priscilla Fox and Virginia Williams; brother John; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Joe Yaichi Nakamatsu

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Aug. 20, 2014
Joe Yaichi Nakamatsu, 93, of Mililani, a retired telephone technician for GTE Hawaiian Tel, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Koolaupoko. He is survived by wife Gladys; sons Clyde, Dean, Neal and Ross; daughters Patsy Yasuhara, Renee Nakanishi, Cheryl Christensen and Avis Katsura; brothers Robert, Clarence, David and Stephen; sisters Margaret Toma and Barbara Hiraoka; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Juanita Tiwanak

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
Mary Juanita Tiwanak, 67, of Aiea, a real estate appraiser, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Loretto, Ky. She is survived by husband Eugene N., daughter Leighanne Medeiros, sons Sean and Mark, brother Ronald Hagan, sister Mary Alice Garrett and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Pearl City. Services: 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sharon Yoshiko Nakao

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Aug. 25, 2014
Sharon Yoshiko Nakao, 48, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Toshiharu. Private services.

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James Shigeru Wada

Posted On September 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 7, 2014
James Shigeru Wada, 85, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed painting contractor doing business as James Wada Contracting and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty Jane S.; son Randal K.; daughter Stephanie J. Hisano Wada; brothers George Y., Thomas K., Richard Y. and Stanley A.; sister Rose S. Steward; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Toshiko Kouchi

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

June 11, 2014
Jane Toshiko Kouchi, 79, of Honolulu, a retired licensed practical nurse for the Queen’s Medical Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lori Hamilton, Jan Iwanaga and Jean Kouchi; brother Dennis Sakaguchi; sisters Harriet Wong, Sharon Ishida and Kathy Low; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin.

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Walter Mahn

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 10, 2014
Walter Mahn, 81, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in New Brunswick, N.J. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Jobie Ernest Ikemakapono Kalei Manibog

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 19, 2014
Jobie Ernest Ikemakapono Kalei Manibog, also known as “Jobie Joose,” 27, of Kihei, Maui, a Mason Services of Maui Inc. tile setter, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughter Helena S.A. Kaapuni-Manibog; parents Lory Manibog and Andres “Andy” Soliven Jr.; father Edwin “Eddie” Akahi; mother of his child Shaiyen Kaapuni; brothers Jarret Manibog, Jaren Manibog-Soliven and Eddie L. Akahi-Kahahane; sisters Chassidy “Nahoku” and Brittney Akahi-Kahahane, and Angel-Lyn Kubo-Akahi; hanai brothers Jonathan Takahama and Jimmie Sims; grandparents Janet V. Manibog, Papa Ernest and Mamalita Manibog, Andres Sr. and Leonora Soliven, and James K. and Sarah F. Akahi; and great-grandparent Evelyn Medeiros-Tavares. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Helen McArdle

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
Helen “Frosty” McArdle, 95, of Kaneohe, a university professor, died. She was born in Yonkers, N.Y. She is survived by husband H. Roy; sons Kenneth and Kevin; daughters Patrice McArdle, Lynne Russell, Elizabeth Solomon and Michele Baginski; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Padua, 148 Makawao St., Kailua. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Clifford Leilehua Muller Jr.

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 23, 2014
Clifford Leilehua “Boy” Muller Jr., 66, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired C. Muller and Co. licensed contractor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Danny; stepdaughter Rosie; hanai sons Nathan and Mark Laa; mother Eleanor S.; brother Damien; sisters Ella, Patrice and Wehilani Muller, Dorena Bennett, Stephanie Terlap and Darrellgene Eliana; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at 16-1337 Uhini Ana Road, Mountain View. Aloha attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Colin Hiroshi Naito

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 4, 2014
Colin Hiroshi Naito, 51, of Ookala, Hawaii, proprietor of KWYI FM 106.9 radio station in Waimea, Hawaii, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Satsuki and sister Louise. Private services.

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Cynthia Michi Oda

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 18, 2014
Cynthia Michi Oda, 57, of Wahiawa, a Walmart retail associate, died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John Walker Jr., hanai daughter Maile Gresham, brothers Eddie and Norman, sister Amy Mariano and a hanai grandchild. Private services.

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Otome Oshiro

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 6, 2014
Otome Oshiro, 96, of Honolulu, a dietary aide, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Sanford and Wesley, daughter Susanne Oshiro-Yoshimura, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Karen G. Pacquing

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Karen G. Pacquing, 52, of Honolulu, a food service waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Chester Pacquing and Chad Pacquing-Silverio; daughters Chassity-Lyn Remigio and Kailey-Jade Padua; brother Joe; sisters Angie Ho, Dolores Andrade, Virginia Garcia and Rosemary Kamanao; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Pablo C. Sausal

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 3, 2014
Pablo C. Sausal, 82, of Ewa Beach, a minister in the Philippines and Hawaii for Church of God, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Beethoven, Samuel and Junny; daughters Hydie Sanchez, Phebe Oliverio and Genita Fuentes; sister Sofia Berjame; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.

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Lawrence Min Tam Ching

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Lawrence Min Tam “Larry” Ching, 88, of Honolulu, a retired aircraft mechanic at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in San Jose, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jeffrey and Daniel, daughters Cynthia Kiyama and Debra C. Yoshimura, brother Arthur, sister Lorraine Chang, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Stanley Emin Scott

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

April 30, 2014
Stanley Emin Scott, 91, of Huntington Beach, Calif., a retired typewriter repair and service technician and an Army veteran, died in Huntington Beach. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Douglas A. and sister Henrietta Hudson. Services: 2 p.m. Oct. 10 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

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Kakkala Gopalakrishnan

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Aug. 11, 2014
Kakkala Gopalakrishnan, 72, of Honolulu, an oceanography professor at Honolulu Community College and University of Hawaii, died in Boston. He was born in Kerala, India. He is survived by wife Vijaya, son Raj K. Gopal, three brothers, a sister and a grandchild. Remembrance: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Kapiolani Community College cafeteria. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William Sinclair

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 18, 2014
William “Billy” Sinclair, 57, of Kaneohe, a newspaper pressman, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kainoe W., brother Bobby and sister Patti Sinclair-Kiernan. Services to be held at a later date.

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Jean Hammond

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 20, 2014
Jean Hammond, 79, of Hilo, a retired paralegal, died at home. She was born in England. She is survived by daughters Karen E. Fuller and Sarah N. Hammond, brother John Wilkinson, sisters Elizabeth La Rusic and Marilyn Ross, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Kimiyo Takeuchi

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 23, 2014
Kimiyo Takeuchi, 93, of Waimea, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Evelyn Simeon, Jean Talaro and Susan Okikawa; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Hatsuyo Hayduk

Posted On September 26th, 2014 -

Sept. 9, 2014
Jane Hatsuyo Hayduk, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Realtor, died at home. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by son Richard, daughter Diane Hollinger, brother Goro Endo, sisters Kimiyo Shishido and Kiyoko West, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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