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Sue Sueko Nishimura

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Sept. 12, 2013
Sue Sueko Nishimura, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Keith and Derek, daughters Doreen Watanabe and Jamie Holmes, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to charity.

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Alfred Elizares Sr.

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Oct. 5, 2013
Alfred Elizares Sr., 99, of Wailuku, a retired Wailuku Sugar Co. heavy equipment operator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. He is survived by son Victor “Kalani” Banner; daughters Katherine R. Elizares, Flora M. Hao, Shirley A. Heath, Arlene Elizares-Gazmen and Isabelle S. Elizares; 16 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park in Wailuku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Keith Yorio Okazaki

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Sept. 17, 2013
Keith Yorio Okazaki, 65, of Honolulu, a Nikko Restoration Massage proprietor and a Navy veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cheryl, son Eric, daughter Amanda Hartman, brother Clyde, sister Sharyn Waipa and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Joseph Tadashi Fujikawa

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Sept. 17, 2013
Joseph Tadashi Fujikawa, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Malolo Beverages truck driver, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. He is survived by wife Jane S.; son Dean K.; daughters Dale K.F. Galdones; brothers Hiroshi and Clifford; sisters Doris Inouye, Ann Sasaki and Mary Mikasa; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Arnold Ray Pack

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Sept. 28, 2013
Arnold Ray Pack, 68, of Wahiawa, a federal government emergency planner, died in Community Living Center. He was born in Christiansburg, Pa. He is survived by wife Arlene, son Andrew, daughter Angela Kubo, brothers William and Franklin, and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Monday at First Church of the Nazarene, 408 N. Judd St., Liliha. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Roberta Faith Galacia

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Oct. 6, 2013
Roberta Faith “Baby” Galacia, 57, of Paia, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by companion Robert “Bob” Chin, son Gavin J., mother Eva Cruz, brother John W. “Bombo,” sisters Georgiana Uwekoolani and Henrietta Romias, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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David Jon Parrish

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Oct. 16, 2013
David Jon Parrish, 57, of Honolulu, a retired city lifeguard, died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Judy and brother Dugger. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Thursday at Point Panic. Aloha attire.

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Chester Kalani Hanawahine

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Oct. 13, 2013
Chester Kalani Hanawahine, 48, of Makawao, Hawaii, a retail salesman and an Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Angela Riechers, mother Sheila M. Millen, son Micah K., brother Cody Byers and sisters Kaylene K. and Michalene K. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Oct. 27 at Kainoa Beach Park.

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Wing Sen Pong

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Oct. 2, 2013
Dr. Wing Sen Pong, 83, of Mililani, a retired family physician practicing in Ewa Beach, died in Mililani. He was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is survived by wife Theresa; sons Jeffrey K.L., Joseph K. and Andrew K.C.; brothers Wing T. and Wing K.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Betty Ikeda

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Oct. 5, 2013
Betty Ikeda, 86, of Ewa Beach, a bakery manager, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Switzerland. She is survived by son Andreas, daughter Sandra Souza, brother Ueli Wuthrich, five grandchildren and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery & Crematory. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Joann Bernadette Rodrigues

Posted On October 20th, 2013 -

Oct. 13, 2013
Joann Bernadette Rodrigues, 66, of Hilo, a night audit clerk, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Glenn “Chumpy” Sr., son Glenn Jr., daughter Desiree Delo Santos, brothers Lee and James Pacheco, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Catherine T. Peiler

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Sept. 29, 2013
Catherine T. Peiler, 87, of Waialua died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Kawailoa. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Waialua. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional service information for an obituary published Friday.

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Raymond Arsenio Samuy

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 10, 2013
Raymond Arsenio Samuy, 70, of Aiea, an inventory clerk for Hawaii Stationery Co. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Nicholet, son Kaleo, daughter Jennifer Townsend, sisters Shirley Kaneshiro and Thelma Kan, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Gordon Koon Bunn Wat

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 3, 2013
Gordon Koon Bunn “Bunny” Wat, 69, of Pearl City, a retired computer specialist for Camp Smith, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley; sons Gordon and Jeffrey Wat, and Gregory Gier; daughter Shari Ann Domingo; sister Maureen Fukuda; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Beatrice Bow Sim Yee

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 8, 2013
Beatrice Bow Sim Yee, 93, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Cynthia Lee Alakai

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Sept. 25, 2013
Cynthia Lee Alakai, 56, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by Edward J. Jr.; son Patrick Ortiz; daughter Pamela Gonsalves; sisters Donna Chang and Sheri, Kathleen and Jodie Tomlinson; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at Pokai Bay. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jose Caminos

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 15, 2013
Jose Caminos, 78, of Anahola, Kauai, a Castle Resorts security guard, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Natividad “Naty”; sons Jeffrey, Joseph “Joey,” Jason and Jonathan; daughter Jeannie “Missy”; hanai sons Clyde White and Russell Borges; brothers Gale and Augustine; sisters Patsy Tolentino and Encarnation Gray; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Kilauea. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Kauai Memorial Garden.

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Nestor Campos Duldulao

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 3, 2013
Nestor Campos Duldulao, 54, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by mother Simeone, brother Teofilo and sisters Segunda Duldulao and Petra Menor. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Hisao Ibara

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Sept. 15, 2013
Hisao “Hisa” Ibara, 88, of Honolulu, a retired painter for Yamamoto Painting and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son Clyde N.; brothers Katsue, Mutsuo and Akikazu; sisters Mitsue Kimura and Yaeko Suehiro; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Oct. 28 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Takayuki Kimura

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 13, 2013
Takayuki “Taxi” Kimura, 91, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired employee of Kilauea Plantation and Kauai County, died. He was born in Kilauea. He is survived by wife Sally P.; sons Alan, Don, Karl, Jan and Ted; daughters Gale Kahao, Lori Cadawas and Jaymie Kimura-Kunimura; brother James; sister Machiko; 19 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Kilauea. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Shinse Kise

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 2, 2013
Shinse Kise, 91, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. plantation supervisor, employee for Kohala Sugar Co. and Hilo Coast Processing Co., and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team Company E during World War II, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Cyrus and Edwin; daughters Georgia Abe and Lydia Kinoshita; brothers Shintoku and Shinso; sisters Kazuko Kaneshina, Kikue Takaki and Tomie Brady; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Additional visitation: 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Kohala Hongwanji Mission. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Homer Chung-Hong Kuo

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 12, 2013
Homer Chung-Hong Kuo, 25, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Taipei. He is survived by father Shao-Yuong, brother Jack and sister Linda. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Thomas Lonergan

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 10, 2013
Thomas “Tom” Lonergan, 98, of Honolulu, a retired minister, died. He was born in Little Rock, Ark. No known survivors. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 2 at Waialae Baptist Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Tom Lonergan Trust, in care of Waialae Baptist Church, 1047 21st Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816.

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Richard H. Madsen

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 5, 2013
Richard H. “Dick” Madsen, 81, of Aiea, a Navy retiree who served in the Korean War and on the CINCPACFLT Civil Service staff, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Little Falls, Minn. He is survived by wife Hisako, daughters Mimi Mix and Kim Pfister, brother Howard, sisters Marjorie Harlow and Patricia Parrish, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Daniel Masashige Nagamine

Posted On October 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 7, 2013
Daniel Masashige Nagamine, 72, of Honolulu, a retired restaurant owner and a certified public accountant, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Maxine; sons David and Dr. John; daughter Christine Kay Nagamine; brother Roy; sisters May Tamashiro, Jean Shimabukuro and Sandra Chong; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Honolulu Country Club. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Leo Kanuiolomanaokalani Kalaaukahi Sr.

Posted On October 18th, 2013 -

Oct. 9, 2013
Leo Kanuiolomanaokalani Kalaaukahi Sr., 37, of Kapolei, a Frank Coluccio Construction welder, died in Aiea. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Keiki. son Leo Jr., daughter Keile, parents Dryden “Eddie” and Theresa, brothers Justin and Clayton, and sisters Catherine and Andrea Kalaaukahi, Zelei Vaka and Cynthia Gabato. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe First Ward, Waikalua Chapel. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences at woolseymortuary.com.

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George Layne Keoki Saffery

Posted On October 18th, 2013 -

Sept. 21, 2013
George Layne Keoki Saffery, 55, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines ramp agent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Isaac; daughters Samantha Pauso, Kelci Saffery and Jessie Uehara; father Norman “Buddy”; brothers Alan and Lyle; sisters Mikilani Sorman, Liane Thompson and Wanda Naki; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. today at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwick­oahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Jean Emiko Kameoka

Posted On October 18th, 2013 -

Oct. 2, 2013
Jean Emiko Kameoka, 89, of Mililani, a Barbers Point Federal Credit Union bookkeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Newton I., daughters Velma Kameoka and Lynn Petersen, sister Carol Furu­kawa, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Frank Futao Suzuki

Posted On October 18th, 2013 -

Oct. 12, 2013
Frank Futao Suzuki, 94, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Transportation draftsman and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team Medical Detachment, died at home. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by son Jared; daughter Alma Kagimoto; brothers Ralph, Robert, Donald and Arthur; sisters Gene Hee and Alice Agena; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Umeyo Katahira

Posted On October 18th, 2013 -

Sept. 26, 2013
Umeyo Katahira, 92, of Hilo, a retired Kamehameha Garments seamstress and a Sky Chef retiree, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Lawrence and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Services: 5 p.m. Cas­ual attire. No flowers.

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