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Melvin F. Kini

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 30, 2011
Melvin F. Kini, 52, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools groundskeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papakolea. He is survived by daughter Alexandra; stepfather Manuel Maldonado Jr.; brothers Isaiah and Everett Kini, and Marlin Haraguchi; sisters Wilhemina L. Salinas, Lisa Frank, Carmelita Maldonado, and Elizabeth and Jennifer Haraguchi; and several stepbrothers and stepsisters. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Casual or aloha attire. Scattering of ashes to follow at Crown Wells Beach, DiamondHead.

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Karen Yukiko Tanaka-Eckhardt

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Oct. 11, 2011
Karen Yukiko Tanaka-Eckhardt, 51, of Klamath Falls, Ore., a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service administrative assistant, died in Washington state. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Alan R. Tanaka and sister Joyce Teraoka. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Nolan Kahoonewanewaonalani Hao

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 11, 2012
Nolan Kahoonewanewaonalani Hao, 49, of Orchidland, Hawaii, a musical entertainer with Ho‘aikane, a heavy equipment operator for Big Island Construction, a truck driver for Grace Pacific, a laborer for Ishii Construction and a landscaper for the Four Seasons Resort, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Austin and Aidan, hanai son Tevin Tuvera, brothers David and Roman, and sisters Irene, Euvonne and Tracy Mae. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Puuanahulu Community Center, 71-1449 Mamalahoa Highway. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Cato Lafayette Livingston Sr.

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 17, 2012
Cato Lafayette Livingston Sr., 92, of Honolulu, a retired Foremost Dairies ice cream and milk division superintendent, and anArmy veteran, died in Hale Ola Kino. He was born in Algood, Tenn. He is survived by wife Hannah K.; sons Cato L. Jr. and Robert W.; daughters Joni Albao, Diana Edwards and Terry Foy; brothers Leonard and Tommy; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Charles N. Terashima

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 25, 2011
Charles N. Terashima, 79, ofWaipahu, retired owner of Leeward Upholstery and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Dolly, son Gary and sister Susan Takamoto. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual or aloha attire.

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Ichie Hashimoto

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 15, 2012
Ichie “Nancy” Hashimoto, 88, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Dennis K., sister Violet U. Katahira, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Mikayla Alohanani Palakika Morales-Kua

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 3, 2012
Mikayla Alohanani Palakika Morales-Kua, 10, of Honolulu, a Jefferson Elementary School student, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Nadine Morales; father Michael Morales; brothers Mika, Makana and Makena; and grandparents Raphael Morales, Dianne Fraticelli and Frances Kua. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Harold Herbert Puuloa Teves

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 4, 2011
Harold Herbert Puuloa Teves, 80, of Ocean View, Hawaii, founder and kahu of Kahuku Congregational Church, former kahu at Kahikolu Congregational Church and Hawaii Police Department chaplain, died. He also was a retired Army master sergeant who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, as well as a medic and former Green Beret. He is survived by sons David, Ehukai, Puuloa and Kamalei; sister Blanche Quintal; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Puka‘ana Congregational Church, 85-4521 Hawaii Belt Road, Kealia. Services: 10 a.m. Additional visitation and inurnment: 9 a.m. Jan. 30 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.

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Joseph Kuuleialoha Hookano Sr.

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 19, 2012
Joseph Kuuleialoha Hookano Sr., 77, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Bitumuls rollerman and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Kahaluu. He is survived by wife Barbara J.; son Joseph K. Jr.; daughters Laura Carvalho, Renee Coloma, Ramona “Mona” Silva and Nadine Alpichi; brother Louie; sisters Henrietta “Honey” Choy Foo, Naomi “Leilani” Lapinad and Queenie “Napua” Kobashigawa; 15 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Friday. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Ethel Masako Nakata

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 5, 2012
Ethel Masako Nakata, 88, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Kaupakulua, Hawaii. She is survived by sonKen; daughtersDoreen Gabaylo, Julie Tam, Amy Kaneshiro, Karen Asada and Lynn Momohara; brothersRobert and Edmund Arakawa; sister Hazel Nakamura; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Apolinario Carrancho Ventura

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 27, 2011
Apolinario Carrancho “Tatang” Ventura, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Co. pineapple planter, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wifeEstella C.; sons Agripino, Eduardo, Andres Sr., Nelson andDaniel; daughters Aurelia Colcol, Myrna Olivas, Teresita Quebral, Emma Clawson and Remedios V. Matthews; brotherJuan C.; sisters Francisca Bonifacio and Crecenia Laungayan; 22 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Harold Ige

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 4, 2012
Harold “Iggy” Ige, 70, of Haleiwa, a surfboard shaper, died in Kailua. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Susan M.; daughters Kerry R.I. Krause and Katrina D. Ige-Parrish; brother James; sisters Shizuko Nagami, Mitch and Michiko Kuroda, Tamaye Nakamura and Patricia Turk; and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 8 a.m. Saturday at Haleiwa Beach Park. Paddle-out to follow at Log Cabins. Casual attire. Donations suggested to River of Life Mission.

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Rosita R. Padre

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Rosita R. Padre, 77, of Kilauea, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Vicente; sons Dante and Roy; daughters Imelda Martinez, Leticia Nacapuy, Marilyn Aguinaldo and Rene Fleming; sister Encarnacion Cadavona; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 30 at St. Sylvester’s Church, Kilauea. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Catherine Church Cemetery.

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Edward Wilcox

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 2, 2012
Edward Wilcox, 87, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor NavalShipyard general foreman pipe fitter and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born inHonolulu. He is survived by wife Marlene; sons Wayne, George and Damon; daughter Stephanie Guieb; sisterVirginia Kawakami; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Peggy Yukiko Iha

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 9, 2012
Peggy Yukiko Iha, 80, of Pearl City, a Japanese teacher at Pearl City Hongwanji and Momilani Elementary School, died in Pearl City. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by husband Larry F.; sons Alvin, Mike and Paul; daughter Naomi Suto; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bernardo Sumabat Ragamat

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Jan. 19, 2012
Bernardo Sumabat Ragamat, 61, of Paia, Maui, a heavy equipment operator at Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea, Maui, died in Makena, Maui. He was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leodegaria R. “Ludy” or “Leo”; son Bernard; daughters Lezlie Aloy and Melanie Ragamat; mother Patrocinia S.; brother Mario “Rudy”; sisters Celerina “Cely” Guzman, Leticia “Letty” Ragamat, Angelita “Angie” Garcia and Elvie Borja; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Entombment: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Elizabeth Miala Wise

Posted On January 23rd, 2012 -

Dec. 31, 2011
Elizabeth Miala “Aunty Betty” Wise, 72, of Kalihi, a retired Moanalua Middle School educators’ assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sonsAhmahd, Jada, Jason and Jeris; hanai son Peter Castillo; brothers Rueben, Jerome and Dean Kaahanui; sisters Claudia Roper andNadine Barientos; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Daniel DeLuz Sr.

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 15, 2012
Daniel “Dan” DeLuz Sr., 77, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, proprietor of Dan DeLuz’s Woods, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mary Lou; son Dan; daughter Renee Godoy; stepsons Ronald Williams, William Brown and James Grimes; stepdaughter Leilani Marriott; brothers Antone, Roger and Milton; sisters Helen Figuera, Margaret Mattos, Mildred Kelly, Bernadette Ferreira and Geraldine Tavares; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Guy Hare Jr.

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 14, 2012
Guy Hare Jr., 74, of Waimanalo, a retired machinist and a Navy retiree, died in Kailua. He was born in Marrietta, Miss. He is survived by sons Michael, Bobby and Richard; daughters Sherry and Katherine Hare, and Barbara Deleon; brother Thomas; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the family home, 41-630 Kalanianaole Highway. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

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Elsie Hisako Hashimoto

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Elsie Hisako Hashimoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center licensed practical nurse, died in Pauoa. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Roberta Inouye and Susan Hashimoto, brother Sadami Deai, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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John Kionepoe Holi Sr.

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 10, 2012
John Kionepoe Holi Sr., 85, of Aiea, a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Cato Lafayette Livingston Sr.

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 17, 2012
Cato Lafayette Livingston Sr., 92, of Honolulu, a retired Foremost Dairies ice cream and milk division superintendent, died in Hale Ola Kino. He was born in Algood, Tenn. He is survived by wife Hannah K.; sons Cato L. Jr. and Robert W.; daughters Joni Albao, Diana Edwards and Terry Foy; brothers Leonard and Tommy; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Helen Sarah Lum

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 17, 2012
Helen Sarah Lum, 83, of Honolulu, retired owner of Lum Sewing Place, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Canton, Ohio. She is survived by husband Edwin H.C., son Thomas R. Volk, brother Martin Miller and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Donna Kay Harvey Mahoe

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Dec. 11, 2011
Donna Kay Harvey Mahoe, 72, of Waianae, a retired education services technician at Headquarters Pacific Air Force planning department, died in Aiea. She was born in Wheeling, W.Va. She is survived by husband John K. Jr., sons Lance K. and Keith K., and brother Bob H. Harvey. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Isaac Hiroshi Shigematsu

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 14, 2012
Isaac Hiroshi Shigematsu, 89, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. irrigation overseer, died at home. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Dennis and Derek; daughters Nani Kidani, Dale Lukzen and Dory Miyashita; sisters Emiko Sumitani, Aiko Sakazaki, Sadame Sato and Leatrice Okamoto; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mauga Sio Tovio

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 13, 2012
Mauga Sio Tovio, 86, of Aiea, a farmer, died at home. He was born in Vaimoso, Western Samoa. He is survived by sons Tovio, Iosefo, Teofilo, Patolo, Sio and Pete Mauga, and Ilalio Sio; daughters Sesilia Atuatai, Elisapeta Tialavea, Maria Sio, Pina S. Usini and Valelia Maea; and brother Unasa S. Visesio. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi-Kai. Mass: 7 p.m. Final services to be held in Apia, Western Samoa.

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Cecilia K.Y. Adaniya

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Nov. 30, 2011
Cecilia K.Y. Adaniya, 93, of Wahiawa died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glen, daughters Vilia Robertson and Wynnelle Lau, sisters Bertha Chung and Katherine Chang, and six grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Lunch to follow. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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Pedro Tamayo Villamor Jr.

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Dec. 8, 2011
Pedro Tamayo Villamor Jr., 44, of San Francisco, formerly of Ho-nolulu, died in San Francisco. He was born in Manila. He is survived by mother Tomasa Costuna; brother Jesse; and sisters Diana Quintana, Gloria Tignao, Virginia Baja, Sonia Damaso, Conchita Ramos and Teresita Robuthin. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 8 p.m.

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Walter James Ladden Bannister Sr.

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Dec. 29, 2011
Walter James Ladden Bannister Sr., 79, of Honolulu, a city Wastewater Management Division retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Maurice Griep, sister Mildred Hook and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Alejandro Mark Yoro

Posted On January 22nd, 2012 -

Jan. 9, 2012
Alejandro Mark Yoro, 77, of Kaneohe, a Pan American Airlines retiree, an Army veteran and U.S. Department of Agriculture employee, died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Malcom D. and Jonathan, brothers Paul and David, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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