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Douglas M. Tsutsui

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 8, 2013
Douglas M. Tsutsui, 78, of Hilo, a retired mechanic and fabricator in Hilo, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by nephew Russell. Private services.

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Juan Pammit Ballesteros

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

April 20, 2013
Juan Pammit Ballesteros, 83, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Teodorico Jr.; daughters Babylyn Aguirre, Myrna Radoc, Cecilia Rios and Teresita Fabro; sisters Felicidad Guzman, Rosal Ladines and Perpetua Cuayzon; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:9:15 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. atMililaniMemorial Park.

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Joseph Kalani Yim Jr.

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 2, 2013
Joseph Kalani Yim Jr., 65, of Aiea, a Verizon sales engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Ann Cayetano; sons Christopher and Spencer Yim and Kirk Cayetano; daughters Sherilyn Yim and Roni Cayetano; mother Daisy Ching; brother Thomas Yim; and sisters Sheila Kaolanui, Jodean Lopes and Ivy Rabaino. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services:11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Henry Roy Danielson Jr.

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 16, 2013
Henry Roy Danielson Jr., 47, of Honolulu died. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by brothers McQueen, Bryan and Jacob; and sisters Masina and Pat. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honouliuli Chapel, North Road, Ewa Beach. Services:11 a.m. Inurnment:1 p.m. atHawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences:woolseymortuary.com.

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BrianMasato Yokoyama

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 13, 2013
Brian Masato Yokoyama, 53, of Honolulu, a Diversified Exterminators fumigation technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Calvin K. and sister Lea N. Watanabe. Visitation:2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yolanda Castillo Espiritu

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 3, 2013
Yolanda Castillo Espiritu, 65, of Waipahu, a Likelike Elementary School teacher, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Virgilio Sr; sons Alvin, Virgil, Rhandy and Gary; daughter Daisy; brother Aurelio Castillo; sisters Mercedes Castillo, Filomena Alhambra and Eufemia Melendez; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at HawaiianMemorial Park Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Kalihi. Mass:10 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Shinichi Yoshifuku

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

April 29, 2013
Shinichi Yoshifuku, 69, of Haleiwa, a C&F Communications founder and writer-translater, died. He was born in Okayama, Japan. He is survived by wife Etsuko, sons Zen and Ken, and brother Kouji. Services:10 a.m. June 15 at Haleiwa Alii Beach. Scattering to follow.

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Kenyu Ken Fukuhara

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 8, 2013
Kenyu Ken Fukuhara, 92, of Honolulu, a former Kahala Super Service owner, retired Budget Rent a Car mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son JeromeK., daughters Cordelia”Cordie” Fukuhara and Susan Fukuhara-Ju, brother Kenjo, sister Norah N. Nightingale and four grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Elsie Leinani Yoshinaga

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 6, 2013
Elsie Leinani Yoshinaga, 81, of Pearl City died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by husband Shinya, son Geoffery, daughters Carole Kono and Michele Taketa, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Ann Gallup

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 25, 2013
Mary Ann Gallup, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a disability specialist, died. She was born in Reno, Nev. She is survived by husband Wally, sons Michael Brogan and Donny Smith, daughter Michelle Terrell, brother Billy Orchowski, sisters Susan Murphy and Sally Schlim, and four grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Dora Sueko Yoshiura

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 19, 2013
Dora Sueko Yoshiura, 97, of Honolulu died in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glen, daughter Lynda and two grandchildren. Private services.

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HelenAyame Hirata

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 24, 2013
Helen Ayame Hirata, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Trading Co. packer, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Howard K., daughters Janet S. Pentz and Patricia R. Hirata, brothers Kenji and Thomas Sumida, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Daniel A. Kaai

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

April 24, 2013
Daniel A. Kaai, 32, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Hilaria Bosque, brother Darin and sisters Danyse and Janelle Kaai. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Keahi K. Kahikina

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

April 25, 2013
Keahi K. Kahikina, 35, of Kaneohe, a fish cutter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kala‘i and Koali‘i, daughter Kealoh‘i, father George, mother Jacqueline, brothers Keola Kahikina and John Hughes, and sisters Kathy Kahikina, Suzette Hughes and Krissy Kahikina-Lou. Private services.

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Lydia Rebecca Kakalia

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 16, 2013
Lydia Rebecca “Ono” Kakalia, 82, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe.She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles; sons Wayne and Wesley; daughters Nora Sullivan and Louise Kaneshiro; brother David Pung; sisters Josi Hahn, Myrtle Robinson, Loretta Hookano and Annette Vincent; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Joy Rosalie Wendekier Lauriano

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 18, 2013
Joy Rosalie Wendekier Lauriano, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Naval Supply Center management and planning manager, died in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael and Dennis Lauriano, daughters Diane Blanchard and Deborah Kamana‘o, hanai daughter Michele KinIn, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Church. Mass:11:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Eleanor Kaleimomi McLellan

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 30, 2013
Eleanor Kaleimomi “BabyEleanor”McLellan, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired cook, German shepherd breeder and a yard maintenance service owner, died in Castle Medical Center in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Alberta “Leinaala”Nakaima and caregiver Shirley Kaleikini. Visitation:5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu MemorialPark & Mortuary, east chapel. Services:7 p.m. Graveside inurnment:10:30 a.m. Thursday at MililaniMemorial Park. Casual attire.

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Robert H. Mukai

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 24, 2013
Robert H. “Bobby” Mukai, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Pflueger parts manager in Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Edward and sisters Alice Ichimura, Grace Nakata, Lynette Tasaka and Elsie, Nancy and Joyce Mukai. Visitation:4:30 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Keiichi Nishimura

Posted On June 3rd, 2013 -

May 22, 2013
Keiichi “Nishi”Nishimura, 84, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired garage supervisor for the former Hutchinson Sugar Co. and Kau Agribusiness and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Keaau, Hawaii. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Keith and Ned, brother Hisaji, sisters Eloise Fujino and Naomi Studley, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Joseph Gordon Hau‘oli Dowson Sr.

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 16, 2013
Joseph Gordon Hau‘oli Dowson Sr., 88, of Kahala Nui, formerly of Wahiawa, a retired Honolulu Police Department chief special investigator, a private investigator with the Turk and Agena law firm, and a visual artist, will be remembered in a celebration of life 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Iris L.; sons Joseph G.H. Jr. and Gaylord G.H.; daughters R. Ipo Nihipali and Roxanne K. Dowson-Medeiros; stepsons Ryan W.Y., Walter W.Y. Jr. and Wesley W.Y. Chang; stepdaughter Wendy W.Y. Asato; hanai son David Turk; sister Marguerite K. Arciero; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial to be held at a later date.

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Hidehiko Uyehara

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 20, 2013
Hidehiko “Hide” Uyehara, 88, of Kailua, a Dillingham Land Corp. retiree, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Dean W., daughter Terri A., brother Manabu and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Leopoldo Sarsoza Faulve

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 23, 2013
Leopoldo Sarsoza Faulve, 50, of Kahului, a golf course ground maintenance employee, died at home. He was born in Koronadal, South Cotabato, Philippines. He is survived by wife Josephine; daughters Nyce and Messy Joy; mother Josephine S.; brother Danilo; and sisters Mildred Puliran, Lorilie Mosquete, Brenda Tesoro, Josie Sim, Arlie Faulve and Lynnette Feril. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Kahului Baptist Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary. com.

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Allen LeRoy Vierra Sr.

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 21, 2013
Allen LeRoy Vierra Sr., 70, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Hawaii Air National Guard mechanic, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Sherry J., son Allen L. Jr., daughter Shelley, sister Rosalie Babayan and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao, Maui. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Eugenio M. Hidalgo

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 1, 2013
Eugenio M. Hidalgo, 51, of Waipahu, a delivery driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Cecilia Juan; sons Jefferson and Jerick; mother Virginia Maneja; brothers Feliciano, Eladio, Amor and Napoleon; and sisters Nelita Hidalgo, Conrada Flores and Audrey Fontanilla. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 12:15 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Services: 1:15 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kathleen Leinani Yap

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 24, 2013
Kathleen Leinani Yap, 64, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Allen; son Derek; daughters Michelle, Devon and Chyna; brothers Raymond, Joseph and Douglas Akeo; sister Gwendolyn Alfonso; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at King’s Cathedral, Kahului. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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John Kala Ahing Dang Kanahuna

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 25, 2013
John Kala Ahing Dang Kanahuna, 93, of Kula, Maui, a retired Kula Hospital groundskeeper, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Kula. He is survived by son Joseph, nephew and caregiver Herman Kele, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pulehu Chapel, Kula. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kanahuna Family Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jack Y. Kaneshiro

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 7, 2013
Jack Y. Kaneshiro, 88, of Honolulu, a mechanic and an Army retiree, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sons Newton Akiona and Dane Kaneshiro; daughter Brenda Orian; brother Walter; sisters Sarah Miyamoto, Dora Higa and Eunice Chun; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Samuel Kamuela Kanealii Kaunamano

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 16, 2013
Samuel Kamuela Kanealii “Sam” Kaunamano, 52, of Waimanalo, a truck operator, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Joseph K. Jr. and sisters Loveette J.K. “Sweetheart” Fernandez and Pamela K. “Honey Girl” Kalama. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Patricia Kawakone

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 7, 2013
Patricia Kawakone, 71, of Kahului, formerly of Hilo, a homemaker and former cosmetics department employee at the former Standard Drug Co. in Hilo, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Wallace and Robert, and sister June Cabreira. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Michelle Xiao Li

Posted On June 2nd, 2013 -

May 24, 2013
Michelle Xiao Li, 40, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Guo Lun Xiao; daughters Yan Wing and Fiona Wing Ting Xiao; mother Hong Yek Wong; and sisters April and Shirley Li, Janie and Sammi Lee, Grace Li Nichols and May Hu. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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