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Sister M. Petra Miyashiro

Posted On December 1st, 2012 -

Nov. 24, 2012
Sister M. Petra Miyashiro, 85, of Honolulu, a registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Merv and Warren, and sisters Mertle Oganeku and Kiyoko Shimabukuro. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at St. Francis Convent, 2715 Pamoa Road, Honolulu. Services: 4:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Sisters of St. Francis Retirement Fund, 2715 Pamoa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nora K. Muraoka

Posted On December 1st, 2012 -

Nov. 18, 2012
Nora K. Muraoka, 94, of Honolulu, a retired city supervising abstractor, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Kiyoshi, son Gary, daughters Ivy Muraoka and Claire Nagata, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Unified, 1419 10th Ave. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Mary Haulani Nakaahiki

Posted On December 1st, 2012 -

Nov. 26, 2012
Mary Haulani Nakaahiki, 88, of Lihue, a homemaker, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Patrick, Wilbert and Wilfred; daughter Victoria Victorino; sister Elizabeth Pak; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Aloha attire.

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Shirley Doligosa Sebastian

Posted On December 1st, 2012 -

Nov. 28, 2012
Shirley Doligosa Sebastian, 64, of Honolulu, a certified nursing aide, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Paul P., son Paul D. and numerous brothers and sisters. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Soara I. Tupua Sr.

Posted On December 1st, 2012 -

Nov. 7, 2012
Soara I. Tupua Sr., 76, of Makakilo, a retiree from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 81, and former H&R Block tax preparer, died in Makakilo. He was born in Fagatogo, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Soara I. Jr. and Bill, daughters Soana Tupua-Fanoga and Saline Tupua, brothers Ututau and Pe’a, 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Eugene Wilson Hewitt

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 24, 2012
Eugene Wilson Hewitt, 94, of Kailua-Kona, a retired federal government electrician and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Odon, Ind. He is survived by son William, daughter Karen Thornton, brother Roy, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. No services.

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Teodolfo Ulep Tabios

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 23, 2012
Teodolfo Ulep “Ted” Tabios, 106, of Kapolei, retired owner of Waikiki Biltmore Barber Shop, died in Kapolei. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lolita G., sons Ray and Gary, daughters Patricia Rock and Yolanda Yount, brother Teodoro “Teddy,” sister Feliza Dumlao, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Dec. 10 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ewa Beach. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual or aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Wan Ying Choi Hu

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 9, 2012
Wan Ying Choi Hu, 86, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by stepsons Wai Inn and Wei Men; stepdaughters Dip Wu Wu, Feng Wu Liao and Grace Kuang; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation and Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, Chapel of the Flowers. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Michiko Teramoto

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 5, 2012
Michiko Teramoto, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers Hawaii salesclerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Terry K., daughter Elaine M., brother Takeshi Kogusuri and a grandchild. Private services.

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Kirino Kawamoto

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 5, 2012
Kirino “Kay” Kawamoto, 86, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Earl and Curtis, daughter Wendy, brother Wallis Nagareda and sister Shizuka Motoishi. Private services.

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Henry Waiolama

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 12, 2012
Henry Waiolama, 91, of Waimanalo, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. custodian, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Glenn and Wayne; daughters Sharleen Uyeno, Charlotte Kahalewai and Paulette Lane; brothers Castle and Herman; sister Carol Ramos; 37 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Georgette Kawelo

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 16, 2012
Georgette “Gege” Kawelo, 72, of Waianae, president of the Wai-anae Hawaiian Civic Club, died in Waianae. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by husband Robert “Bob” Frosch; sons David, Ralph, Gregory and Jeffrey Cantrell; daughters Angela and Kalokeokalani Cantrell; father George Sr.; brothers George Jr., David and Eugene; sisters Melmanette Worthington, Ursula Mikulenka, Janmar Gonzalez and Obedine Villamor; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to the Waianae Hawaiian Civic Club. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Toyoso Kobayashi

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 14, 2012
Toyoso “Koba” Kobayashi, 80, of Pearl City, a retired Central Pacific Bank assistant vice president and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Frances, son Derek, daughters Tammy Horiuchi and Bonny Yoshimura, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Yun Loy Lee

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Oct. 16, 2012
James Yun Loy Lee, 93 of Honolulu, a retired electrical theory instructor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jerrold K.Y. and daughters Amelia Dolim and Lindamae Y.L. Lee. Services pending.

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John Leo Aiona

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 16, 2012
John Leo Aiona, 77, of Waianae, a retired apartment and duplex maintenance manager and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Kalawao, Molokai. He is survived by wife Constance S. and brother Peter Kupele. Private services.

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Wallace David Loo

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 21, 2012
Wallace David Loo, 81, of Honolulu, an officer and dentist for the Navy, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael D. and Richard G., daughter Cynthia A. and four grandchildren. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome at graveside services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com

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Adele Alves

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 18, 2012
Adele “Billie” Alves, 90, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph; son Scott; daughters Sandra, Mary and Suzette; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Norbert D. Louis

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 24, 2012
Norbert D. Louis, 57, of Pahala, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by brothers Uresell, Calvin, Andrew and Earl. Private services.

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Margaret Utako Aramaki

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 2, 2012
Margaret Utako Aramaki, 87, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Gilbert Mitsumori and sister Jane Okawa. Private services.

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Shui Chun So Lum

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 4, 2012
Shui Chun So Lum, 89, of Honolulu, a kitchen helper, died in Maluhia Care Home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Wai Kue, son John Hoi Ming Wu, daughter Lai Kuen Wilson, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Jason Chikao Ban

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 19, 2012
Jason Chikao Ban, 66, of Honolulu, a Morgan Stanley financial adviser and an Army Reserve veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Christine, father Masanori and brothers Eugene, Paul and Tracy Ban, and Gary James. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Steven B. Martinez

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 25, 2012
Steven B. Martinez, 54, of Waianae, a truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Racheal; sons Steven Jr., Timothy and Anthony; parents Velia and Gregg; brother Gregory; sisters Debbie Martinez-Rambeau and Robin Lehron; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at 84-116 Makau St., Makaha.

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Alycer M. Boehning

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 15, 2012
Alycer M. Boehning, 69, of Manoa, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. account manager, died at home. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by husband Burnie, son Kevin, daughter Alyce, brothers Greg and Chris Usita, sisters Yvonne Morris and Fredrica Foytich, and three grandchildren. Visitation; 9 a.m. Dec. 7 at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Graveside services: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com

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Masamitsu Mayekawa

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Sept. 7, 2012
Masamitsu Mayekawa, 84, of El Cajon, Calif., a retired electronics engineer and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in San Diego. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ahren and Daryl, brother Shigeo and sisters Elsie Mayekawa and Marilyn Caruthers. Private services.

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Bonifacio Corpus

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 16, 2012
Bonifacio Corpus, also known as “Pacio” and “Barney,” 82, of Kaneohe, a retired federal government computer operator, Trans Hawaiian Co. courier and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by daughters Edwina Flynn and Rhonda Corpus; brothers Robert Corpus, and Dado and Celin Agcaoli; sister Arsenia Agcaoli; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation; 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation; 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Avis Morigawara

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 17, 2012
Avis Morigawara, 56, of Aiea, a professional nonfaculty employee of the University of Hawaii Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George, son Kai, daughter Mika Mitsuyoshi, parents Fusae and Harold T. Sawada, brother Michael Sawada and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Ritsuko Nishida DeBerry

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 7, 2012
Helen Ritsuko Nishida DeBerry, 77, of Stockton, Calif., a retired San Francisco Unified School District teacher, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Mikio and Mitsu; daughters Monette DeBerry and Yuki Gilmore; brothers Michael K., Gilbert and Don Nishida; sisters Michiko Oda and Violet Tanimoto; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Ruth Kuulei Okamura

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 6, 2012
Ruth Kuulei Okamura, 81, of Kaneohe, a nurse, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert, William and Micheal; daughters Kathleen Okamura and Donna Dedrick; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe second ward, 45-150 Waikalua Road. Services: 11:30 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Laureen E. Freitas

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 21, 2012
Laureen E. Freitas, 58, of Waianae, a pediatric nurse, died in Waianae. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Michael Josefovicz, son Michael “Mikey” Windham and brother Ted Jr. Private services.

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Maria Martinez Ramos

Posted On November 30th, 2012 -

Nov. 21, 2012
Maria Martinez Ramos, 87, of Lihue, a retired Lihue Plantation laborer, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. She was born in San Esteban, Philippines. She is survived by husband Primitivo; sons Reynaldo, German, Samuel, Crescencia and Jerry Ramos, and Gladdy Palaroan; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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