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Janet Marie Drumgool

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July 31, 2014
Janet Marie Drumgool, 67, of Kula, Maui, a scuba diving tour guide, died in Kula. She was born in Torrance, Calif. She is survived by son John, daughter Alison Crane, and sisters Margie Herrera and Barbara Newkoff. Private scattering services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Angel Keosavanh Rafael

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June 27, 2014
Angel Keosavanh Rafael, infant daughter of Oxford Rafael and Kedsoulinh Keosavanh, of Waimanalo, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sisters Dyzhalinh, Aishalinh and Kierra; and grandparents Virgilio and Teresita Rafael, and Sone and Tom Sikhattana. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Carl Alexander Farden III

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Aug. 3, 2014
Carl Alexander Farden III, 60, of Kailua, a fire captain at the Honolulu Fire Department Makiki Station, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Armelle C.L., son Shawn A., brother Damien, and sisters Marcy F. McLay and Kahikina F. Schrier. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Community Church, 459 Keaniani St. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. paddle-out at Flat Island. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii Cancer Research Center; mail to 701 Ilalo St., Honolulu, HI 96813, or call 586-3010. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Juan Rubio

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July 18, 2014
Juan “Johnny” Rubio, 81, of Honolulu, a retiree from Hickam Air Force Base, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lolita A., daughter Susan R. Paluch, brother Eddie Crespo and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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James Wesley Fry

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July 13, 2014
James Wesley Fry, 70, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Army specialist who served in the Vietnam War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by sister Valerie Figueira. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Norberto Barredo Sulpico Sr.

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Aug. 1, 2014
Norberto Barredo Sulpico Sr., 90, of Honolulu, an Army and Philippines Scout veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Silay City, Negros Occidental, Philippines. He is survived by sons Nemesio, Engelberto, Renato, Noberto Jr., Felixberto, Alexander and Angelo; daughters Eufemia, Serena, Angelina and Lucia Sulpico, Maria T. Abellar, Angelica Gonzales, and Angelita Kurashige; brother Florentino; 33 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services and burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines.

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Ethel Y. Hamano

Posted On August 7th, 2014 -

Aug. 1, 2014
Ethel Y. Hamano, 97, of Honolulu, a retired hotel waitress, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by son Leonard K. Ke, sister Emma Oshiro, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Kiyo Hewitt

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July 19, 2014
Kiyo Hewitt, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Duty Free Shoppers saleswoman, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by sons James E. and Dean J., and four grandchildren. Visitation at noon Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.

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Rosamond Shizuko Kampen

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July 17, 2014
Rosamond Shizuko Kampen, 89, of Vernon Hills, Ill., formerly of Honolulu, a budget analyst for the Department of Defense, died in Libertyville, Ill. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David G., daughter Debra Lesch and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Sylvia Ah Ching Kuanoni

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Aug. 4, 2014
Sylvia Ah Ching Kuanoni, 88, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center, Hilo. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Shirley Ann Kagawa, Karen L. Peters, Janet Yokoyama and Patricia Ah Ching; brother Herbert Ah Ching; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Dennis Allan Branco Sr.

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July 20, 2014
Dennis Allan “Bronco” Branco Sr., 68, of Hilo, a certified welder and mechanic, died in Hilo. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Barbara K.; sons Dennis Jr. and Donovan; daughter Dinny’vie; brothers Harry, Bruce and Rodney; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 16 at Glad Tidings Church, 113 Kuawa St., Hilo. Celebration: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Lucea Feliciano Martinez

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July 28, 2014
Lucea Feliciano Martinez, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired salesclerk, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home, Kaneohe. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Rudolph; daughters JoAnn Pagador, Beverly Glenn, Marilyn Lewis and Sharlene Martinez; brother Albert Feliciano; sisters Hilda Keen, Louisa Faaifo and Laura Domingo; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:15 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Floramye Ungos Galapon

Posted On August 6th, 2014 -

June 30, 2014
Floramye Ungos “Remy” Galapon, 88, of Honolulu, an Ala Moana Hotel retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bautista, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Leo “Noel” Jr. and Leo “Gener” III, daughter Marie Sedlacek, brother Primo Ungos, sisters Vanessa Hasan and Myrna Datuin, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Summer or spring attire.

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Annabelle K. Gandauli

Posted On August 6th, 2014 -

July 18, 2014
Annabelle K. “Ann” Gandauli, 78, of Waipahu, a former Tots-N-Toddlers employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Emilio S.; sons Samuel, Shawn and Stuart; daughters Vernie Brown, Bernie Lalau, Shandra Medeiros and Stacie Gandauli; hanai daughters Paula Kenolio, Rhonda Faleafine and Elaine Dreckman; brother George “Domie” Palmero; 24 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Jolyn Sakae Kipapa

Posted On August 6th, 2014 -

July 5, 2014
Jolyn Sakae Kipapa, 52, of Waimanalo, a truck driver at Grace Pacific & HBK Trucking, will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church, 3400 Moanalua Road. She died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kurt; sons Joseph, Kurty Boy, Taylor, Malakai and Elijah; daughters Natasha Olaivar, and Kurlyn and Kylee Kipapa; hanai sons Tigi Tigilau, Maake, Chris and Benji Kemoeatu, Adam and David Horswill, Levi and Makana Joseph, David and Jr. Carson, Kealoha, Reggie and Chad Kamekona, Dan Rufino, Leonard Akau, Solomon Martin, Tyson Yamaoka, and Casey, Cory, Clinton, Christopher and Cody Daniels; hanai daughters Summer, Kanani and Pua Kamekona, and Buta Kahumoku; mother Evelyn Kamekona; brother Reynold Kamekona; sister Renee Shook; hanai sisters Luka Kahele, Jen Aveiro, Debbie Morino, Annie Eli and Rachel Akau; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday. Final visitation: noon-1:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Yuriko K. Lum

Posted On August 6th, 2014 -

July 28, 2014
Yuriko K. Lum, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki High School reading specialist and Farrington High School reading program developer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Cheong; son Clinton; daughter Sue Amy Mark; brother Masaru Kobayashi; sisters Michiko Chaveq and Marian and Charlotte Kobayashi; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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George Hiroshi Okuyama

Posted On August 6th, 2014 -

July 30, 2014
George Hiroshi Okuyama, 83, of Makawao, Maui, a Harry’s Body and Fender Shop auto body painter and a Navy veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Darin and Kevin; daughter Deborah Y. Cambra; sisters Lillian Tada, Thelma Omiya, Mary Endo and Karen Shigano; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Urn burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ailua Pele

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July 30, 2014
Ailua Pele, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Apia, Samoa. She is survived by sons Fatu, Masei and Tavita Pele, and Kitiona Malielegaoi; daughters Melisa Singh-Kanakanui, Pine McBride, Ofusina Reid and Sulami Soosenuu; 43 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Kingdom Hall No. 1, 239 Palii St.

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Frances Quillopo Abendanio

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July 22, 2014
Frances Quillopo Abendanio, 75, of Las Vegas, a former Del Monte employee, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Purocaoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Florencio, Samuel, Alexander and Lodrigo; daughter Annabelle Olarti; brothers Frederico and Amado Quillopo; sisters Susana Quillopo and Veronica Oliva; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Michael Robello Sylva

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July 15, 2014
Michael Robello Sylva, 39, of Waianae, a Thyssen Krupp Elevators employee, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Ramona Lynn; sons Keka Francis and Kamuela Oliveira; daughters Shawnny and Mariah Asuncion-Sylva, Nohealani Kekahuna and Stephanie Lassa-Sylva; parents John and Ruby; brothers John R. V and Joseph Sylva, and Thomas and Billy Yogi; and sisters Geraldine Texeira, Carla Ann Haili and Monica Maluenda. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Gregoria Batis Aranita

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July 2, 2014
Gregoria Batis “Gloria” Aranita, 86, of Waipahu, a retired federal civil service supply clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Ralph E.; sons Jeffrey, Aaron, Edmund and Clayton; daughters Myra O’Brien, Eileen Sullivan and Robbi Aranita; brother Albert Batis; sisters Helen Ariola, Marie Ceballos, Juanita Parongao, Fely Valdez and Connie Mier; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Services: 11:15 a.m. Mass at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Sachiko Toyofuku

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July 5, 2014
Sachiko Toyofuku, 93, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Postal Service postmaster, died in Aiea. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Duane M.; daughters Gayle S. Smoot, Claire J. Tamamoto and Lynne S. Toyofuku-Aki; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Dorothy Kaleialoha Clarke

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July 22, 2014
Dorothy Kaleialoha Clarke, 84, of Honolulu, a hostess and retiree from Perry Boy’s Smorgy, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Randall K., Raylan T. and Thomas K.; daughter Ramona A.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at 2752 G Pali Highway. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tyler Kaina Williams

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July 31, 2014
Tyler Kaina Williams, 27, of Mililani, a McCabe, Hamilton & Renny longshoreman, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father George E. Jr., mother Mylabeth K., brothers Stuart and Stason, and grandparent Irwin Cockett Jr. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jordan Tyler Kahala Costa

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July 30, 2014
Jordan Tyler Kahala Costa, 29, of Haiku, Maui, a Maui County Road Division employee in Makawao, Maui, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Leonard and Naomi, sister Kimberly Bachman, and grandparents Manuel A. and Anna Maria. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Cheryl Napuaonalani Fox-Weall

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July 26, 2014
Cheryl Napuaonalani “Foxy” Fox-Weall, 57, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Airlines chief agent and a hula dancer, died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Robert H. “Bob” Weall II; son Kuiokalani “Kui” Fox; daughters Jenna-Lei, Pomai, Lindsey and Jordan Weall; brother Randy Fox; sisters Bonnie Adams, Marsha Price, Sheila-Mae Gusman and Davelynn K. Bruhn; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Joseph Terry Jr.

Posted On August 5th, 2014 -

July 22, 2014
Joseph Terry Jr., 52, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Joseph Terry Sr. and Lorna K. Akiona, and sister Renee N. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, Mililani. Rosary and services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Stanley Su’eSu’e Afoa

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July 3, 2014
Stanley Su’eSu’e Afoa, 72, of Waianae, a lead housekeeper at San Francisco State University, died at home. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by brother Paul K. Afoa and sister Dixie Kalamau. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 23 at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave., Nanakuli. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Yuriko K. Lum

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July 28, 2014
Yuriko K. Lum, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki High School reading specialist and Farrington High School reading program developer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Cheong; son Clinton; daughter Sue Amy Mark; brother Masaru Kobayashi; sisters Michiko Chaveq and Marian and Charlotte Kobayashi; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Haruko Kanayama

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July 15, 2014
Haruko Kanayama, 86, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in South Hilo. She is survived by son Michael K., daughters Gail H. Kuehu and Lei T. Amoroso, brother George Endo, caregiver and son-in-law Vincent Amoroso, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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