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Peter Sedeno

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Sept. 7, 2013
Peter Sedeno, 67, of Ewa Beach, a heavy-equipment operator and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June, daughters Lena-Ann Sedeno and Kimberly-Ann Tanudra, mother Mary, brothers Joseph and Anthony, sisters Kathleen Sedeno and Joanne Rodrigues, and seven grandchildren. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Tana Hecht Basa

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 6, 2013
Tana Hecht Basa, 73, of Hilo, a retired registered nurse, former director of nursing at Kau Hospital and an employee at Hilo Medical Center’s medical records department, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Berlin. She is survived by husband Juanito, daughters Kari Gali and Eliza Talavera, sister Erika Mendelsohn and five grandchildren. Graveside services at noon Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Vito Talo

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Nov. 26, 2013
Vito Talo, 79, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Seetaga, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Vito Jr., Ben, Vito John and Michael Tafilele Talo, and Faataape Laloulu Jr.; daughters Victoria Laloulu, and Elizabeth, Gina, Monica, Punamamao, Makalika and Rose Mary Talo; brothers Aipenu, Faletusi, Loleni and Mila; sisters Fiavae Talo and Faaua Faiai; 31 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Kaikelokeokalani Brede

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Kaikelokeokalani Brede, infant daughter of Michael “Kalani” Inoue and Gardenia K. Brede of Kaneohe, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kailua. She is also survived by brothers Kalani Bereski, Bronson Freitas and Michael Trumble; sisters Koumakana K. and Aika H. Brede, and Tiana Bereski; and great-grandparents William H. Brede Jr. and Helen Sa. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Windward Baptist Church, Kahaluu. Services: 12:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Khon Thoai Tran

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Khon Thoai Tran, 87, of Honolulu, a retired motorcycle, bicycle and scooter mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He is survived by sons Xan Sy Chen, and Phu, Quy and Vinh Sy; daughters Duc, Thanh, Lan, Phuong and Kieu Sy, and Kinh and My Tran; 33 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:15 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Maurice Kaonohiokala Baysa

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Maurice Kaonohiokala Baysa, 77, of Arizona died in Arizona. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Helene M.; son Mark K.; daughters Toni M. Spears and Lee N. Fasoldt; brother John A. Jr.; sisters Joyce Kelekolio, Merney Baysa and Marylynn Soaladaop; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Catalina F. Lopez

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 6, 2013
Catalina F. Lopez, 83, of Puhi, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by son Louis Jr., brother Geno Feliciano and sister Ramona. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Services: noon. Burial to follow at the cemetery.

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Lorraine Jane Gomes Bisho

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Lorraine Jane Gomes Bisho, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bobby and Randy, brother Vernon “Boyce” Gomes, sister Theresa “Nanny” Deluze, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mitsuki Matsunaga

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Mitsuki Matsunaga, 96, of Hilo, a Jas. W. Glover retiree, an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II and a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Lynnette Uyesato, sister Grace Iwamoto, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 21 at Higashi Hongwanji Mission. Services: 10 a.m.

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Michael Macabeo Cacho

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 24, 2013
Michael Macabeo “Mike” Cacho, 38, of Waipahu, a Reynolds Recycling head buyer, died inWahiawa. He was born in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by companion Michelle Boretta; daughter Destiny; parents Benjamin Sr. and Natividad; brothers Benjie, Joel, Lito and Walter; and sisters Avery Cacho, Juvy Perez, Margie Cabigas and Marieliza Arquero. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Madeline Kauanoe McKeague

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 4, 2013
Mary Madeline Kauanoe McKeague, 78, of Waimanalo, a substitute teacher for Blanche Pope Elementary School, and Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest, Robert and Ross; daughters Patti Ann Griep and Robin McKeague; brother Chris Koanui; sisters Elaine Kim-Kama, Francine Woodward and Calanthe Goo; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rachel Ching

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 23, 2013
Rachel “Lahela” Ching, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired psychiatric registered nurse, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kaalaea. She is survived by son Randolph K.; daughters Rachelle L. Ching and Joanne “Josie” Agres; sisters Peggy N. Villanueva, Lily P. Victor, Martha H. Kenolio and Pearl K. Featheran; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Francis Tadao Oda

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Francis Tadao Oda, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired Ilikai Hotel maintenance employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Stuart; daughters Cathy Yamaguchi, Janice Ng and Norine Nasu; sister Alice Nakamura; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harold Arthur Duby

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Harold Arthur Duby, 91, of Honolulu, a carpenter, schoolteacher, building material salesman and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by son Ted. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 21 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Minnie Matilda Ortiz

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Minnie Matilda Ortiz, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews Roy Sayers and Steven Hernandez, and nieces Rosita Kishimoto, Natalie Perells, Diane Mesa and June Sayers. No services.

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Norio Fujimoto

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Norio Fujimoto, 83, of Mililani, a retired Pacific Concrete batching plant operator and an Army veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Judy Y.; sons Andrew, Stanley and Russell; brothers Torao and Yukio; sister Kay Ah You; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Catalina de la Cruz Paz

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 16, 2013
Catalina de la Cruz Paz, 92, of Honolulu, a dressmaker in the Philippines and a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Henry and Melvyn, daughter Cynthia Coronel, sister Naty Aczon, nephew Lory de la Cruz, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 21 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Steven Lee Gochenouer

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Steven Lee Gochenouer, 61, of Houstonia, Mo., formerly of Waipahu, a Navy boilermaker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Fort Knox, Ky. He is survived by wife Lyrita E.; son Kyle H.; daughter Samantha K. Charbonier; brothers Richard, Michael and Ronald; and five grandchildren. Services at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Community Cancer Center, Marshall, Mo., in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Online condolences: campbell-lewis.com.

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Hiroko Judy Pennington

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 1, 2013
Hiroko Judy Pennington, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers salesclerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Matsushima, Japan. She is survived by sons Mark and Phillip; brothers Haruo and Katsuo Akama, and Nagao Masuda; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Albert Sadami Hironaka

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Albert Sadami Hironaka, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold sales supervisor and an Army veteran, died in a private care home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian F. and brother Walter. Private services.

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Josefa Almazan Quiamas Sebastian

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 19, 2013
Josefa Almazan Quiamas “Sefa” Sebastian, 101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Artemio A. and Crisanto A. Quiamas; daughters Clarita Q. Sanchez, Apolonia C. Bacting and Luzviminda S. Corpuz; 99 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptst Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 21 at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Warren Paul Houghtailing

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Warren Paul Houghtailing, 60, of Kailua, a commercial graphic artist and designer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Daisy Houghtailing and Charlotte Clarke. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Helen Harue Shinsato

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Helen Harue Shinsato, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Moanalua Elementary School cook, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Warren S., Glenn T., Chester K. and Michael T.; daughter Sandra S.; brother Fred Nakama; sisters June Taomae, Sueko Sterrett, Shinobu Kibota, Alice Cocke, and Dorothy and Rene Nakama; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Chiyo Iida

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Chiyo Iida, 93, of Honolulu, co-owner of S.M. Iida Ltd., died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Richard M. and Robert S., and sister Laura M. Miho. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1721 Pali Highway. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Gilbert F. Sofio

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Nov. 27, 2012
Dr. Gilbert F. Sofio, 89, of Honolulu, a retired physician and chief of radiology at Osaka General Hospital, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Constance, sons David and Robert, daughter Dr. Ellen, brother John, sister Fredricka Kanter and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to doctorswithoutborders.org.

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Richard Hiroshi Ishida

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Sept. 4, 2013
Richard Hiroshi Ishida, 92, of Lihue, owner of Aloha Factors and an Army veteran, died on Kauai. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Brian and Eric; sisters Alice, Mildred, Nancy and Jean; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: noon. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nam Thi Tang

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 4, 2013
Nam Thi Tang, 75, of Honolulu, a retired snorkeling rental shop owner, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Kien Giang, Vietnam. She is survived by sisters Huong, Len and Anh. Visitation and Vietnamese Buddhist services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Joseph Kaalele Kahoaka

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Joseph Kaalele Kahoaka, 73, of Honolulu, a retired executive chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl, sons David and Jason, sisters Helene and Skip, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tony Kwok Kwong Wong

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Tony Kwok Kwong Wong, 76, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by son Lyndon, daughter Sophia, mother Lily Ho and sister Sylvia Po. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 21 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lila Marie Valentine Aila

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Nov. 11, 2013
Lila Marie Valentine Aila, 71, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Darcy D. and Preston S.; daughter Tiare T. Pana; brothers Bernard and Philip; sisters Rita Eng, Geri Maria and Marie Kanealii-Ortiz; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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