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Yuriko Kato

Posted On April 21st, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Yuriko Kato, 93, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a homemaker and Kohala Nursery retiree, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Evelyn Ono, Charlotte Anami, Pat Hidano and Esther Osaki; sons Walter and Joey; brother Shotoku Nakasato; sisters Toshiko Kato, Tomie Miyashiro and Janet S. Kimura; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Matsuyo Kawate

Posted On April 21st, 2015 -

April 6, 2015
Matsuyo “Thelma” Kawate, 93, of Hilo, former proprietress of Kawate Seed Shop in Hilo, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Randy; daughters Karen Moyer, Laraine Yonemura, Maureen Izuno and Pearl Kawate-Sasaki; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Walter Panila Kahiwa Jr.

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 9, 2015
Walter Panila “Boy” Kahiwa Jr., 66, of Captain Cook and Milolii, Hawaii, a retired educator for Kamehameha Schools and Ho­naunau and Konawaena middle schools, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Napoopoo, Hawaii. He is survived by hanai son Ste­ven­Kalei  Kahiwa-Kakalia, hanai daughter SherrieBelinda Kahiwa-Kakalia, brothers Arnold and Keith, and sisters Brenda and Belinda. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Milolii Halau. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Claudia F. Gazmen

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 20, 2015
Claudia F. Gazmen, 92, of Hale­iwa died in Haleiwa. She was born in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Connie Brewer and Nanette Salcedo; brothers Ber­nardo, Andres and Balthazar Fernandez Jr.; sisters Virginia Gurat and Ester Carbonel; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Catho­lic Church. Services: 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the church cemetery. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

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Cheri Ann Leilani Teixeira

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 28, 2015
Cheri Ann Leilani Teixeira, 40, of Honolulu, a former Trans Hawaiian tour driver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Genesis Fruean and Tisha Alconcel; son Simi Fruean Jr.; parents Stephen H. Teixeira and Carol Hernandez; brothers Stephen Teixeira Jr. and Mikaele Santos; sisters Christy Shoemaker, Desiree Seely and Moriah Hernandez; and three grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Peter Pagan Jr.

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

April 16, 2015
Peter Pagan Jr., 66, of Hono­lulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Kiana Pagan and Mahina Douglas; son Peter Holiday; stepmother Lucy; brothers Louis, Stuart and Kelly; sisters Linda Pagan, Candy Defillo, Christine Ready, Paulette Burciaga and Dorthey Tellez; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kalama Beach Club, 280 N. Kalaheo Ave., Kailua. Aloha and beach attire. No flowers. Bring musical instruments. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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Yuriko Kato

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Yuriko Kato, 93, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a homemaker and Kohala Nursery retiree, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Evelyn Ono, Charlotte Anami, Pat Hinano and Esther Osaki; sons Walter and Joey; brother Shotoku Nakasato; sisters Toshiko Kato, Tomie Miyashiro and Janet S. Kimura; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Theresa Ellen Greco

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

April 1, 2015
Theresa Ellen “Maile” Greco, 56, of Honolulu, an entrepreneur, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Long Island, N.Y. She is survived by husband Larry; son Larry II; daughter Nikki Wheyland; brother Joe Flahivel; sisters Elaine Stevens, Karen Qualls and Linda Longoria; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Elizabeth Juliana Chu Hino

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 19, 2015
Elizabeth Juliana Chu “Lena” Hino, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Yoshio; sons Bryan and Stuart; daughter Ramona Akina; brothers Patrick, Harry and Joseph Chu; sisters Rosemarie Sagolili and Sharon Wong; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Alma H.N. Lee

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 9, 2015
Alma H.N. Lee, 91, of Kai­lua, a retired protocol officer for the federal government and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Punaluu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Edward Thomas Whaley

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

April 2, 2015
Edward Thomas “Blackout” Whaley, 86, of Aiea, a Waikiki beachboy and machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael, Thomas, Mark and Edward K.; daughters Judy and Suzanne K.; sisters Loretta Apa and Evangeline “Momi” Keaulana; hanai brother Anthony “Ants” Guerrero; hanai sister Lynette Rogers; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Saturday at Waikiki Beach, fronting Duke’s Restaurant. Loose flowers welcome. Updated service information for an obituary published April 10.

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Susan C. Bohner

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 1, 2015
Susan C. Bohner, 68, of Tampa, Fla., a child care provider, died in Tampa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dennis; daughter Debbie; brothers Stephen, Patrick and Russell Oki; sisters Teresa Hee, Dawn Watanabe and Judy Shaw; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Emil Andrew Sarlund

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 20, 2015
Emil Andrew Sarlund, 71, of Pearl City died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Eureka, Calif. He is survived by wife Sherry, sons Tim and Robert, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Diana L. Johnson

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

April 10, 2015
Diana L. Johnson, 57, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by son Glenn Pauole, sisters Rose Wiley and Amelia Figueroa, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Misao Fujimoto

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Jane Misao Fujimoto, 98, of Kane­ohe, a retired Benjamin Parker Elementary School baker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Heeia. She is survived by sons Thomas K. and Gordon M., daughters Eleanor Y. Isa and Elizabeth J. Tokunaga, sisters Mildred Wong and Dora Yoshino, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Madisyn Ka‘uanoe­mai­kalani Sakura Tamaki

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

April 7, 2015
Madisyn Ka‘uanoemaikalani Sakura “Maddie” Tamaki, 8, of Hawaiian Beaches, Hawaii, died in Washington. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by parents Takumi and Melanie; brother Takumi “Kama”; grandparents Mary and Gerald “Jerry” Allen, and Sharon and Bobby Tamaki; and great-grandmother Mary “Malia” Kuahiwinui. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Cas­ual attire.

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George Tadashi Kajiwara

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

April 11, 2015
George Tadashi Kajiwara, 87, of Waianae, a retired state Department of Education vice principal for Makaha Elementary School, died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Ruby, son Bryce, daughter Mavis Alva­rado, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Kikue Nishioka

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 21, 2015
Kikue “Kay” Nishioka, 91, of Hilo, a retired stenographer and office manager for the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Forestry Division, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Joan Tamori, son Eric, brothers Clifford and Robert Nagao, sister Michiko Hori, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Richard Lucca Gerage

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 25, 2015
Richard Lucca Gerage, 71, of Waipahu, an art teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by sister Lois G. Lamb. Private services. Donations suggested to the Honolulu Museum of Art or the Cathedral of Saint Andrew.

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Kramer Miles Hatae

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

Jan. 24, 2015
Kramer Miles Hatae, 30, of Hono­lulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Miles K. and Kendra S., sister Qiara M. and grandparents Elaine C. Hatae, and Ernest Z. and Harumi “Olyve” Takahashi. Private services.

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Herman Puou Kunewa

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

July 27, 2014
Herman Puou “Bully” Kunewa, 60, of Kona, a substitute teacher for Konawaena middle and high schools, a diploma and GED educator for Hawaii State Work Force Development and an educator for Waipahu Community School for Adults, died. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii, and was also a part-time shuttle driver, coffee farmer, freelance musician, former National Park Service ranger and fifth-degree black belt instructor for Soo Jung Lee Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts Association. He is survived by wife Iris N. Napaepae-Kunewa, sons Hiapo Kunewa and Puou Napaepae-Kunewa, sisters Annette Aquino and Marella Hak­kei, and three grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Nancy Emiko Tsuda

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 8, 2015
Nancy Emiko Tsuda, 79, of Honolulu, a retired licensed practical nurse for dermatologist Dr. Norman Goldstein, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert S., son Dean S., daughters Tracy N. and Wendy K., brother Harry Kurosu, sister Patsy Katada, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Isabel Anduha

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 29, 2015
Isabel “Bella” Anduha, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired librarian for the U.S. District Court in Honolulu, died in Kailua. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Manuel Jr. and Allan; Sylvia Giv­ens, Viola, Fonseca and Susan Costa, and Anita Kelly; brother Ronald Borilez; sisters Evelyn Bonachita and Sylvia Hardy; 34 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 27 at Kaneohe Seventh Day Adventist Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Arthur Yan Ming Hu

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 20, 2015
Arthur Yan Ming Hu, 65, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Macau, China. He is survived by mother Annette L.K., brother Stephen H.M. and sister Katherine L.Y. Lui. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rosario Gasmen Fines

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 20, 2015
Rosario Gasmen Fines, 100, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Lilia F. Cachuela, brother Graciano Gasmen and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Yoshiko Shimabukuro

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

March 3, 2015
Yoshiko “Auntie Nancy” Shimabukuro, 93, of Honolulu, a bookkeeper, died at home. She was born in Mana, Kauai. She is survived by sister Kimie “Clara” Apaka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leon Gonsalves Sr.

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

March 22, 2015
Leon Gonsalves Sr., 67, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired county employee, died at Islands Hospice on Oahu. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Judy; sons Leon Jr., Lionel, Lance and Loran; brother Sam; sister Annette Creamer; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Prince Kuhio Park, Poipu, Kauai. Service to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Steven Simao

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

April 13, 2015
Steven Simao, 66, of Hana\0xADpepe Heights, Kauai, died at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Joyce, son Steven, daughter Tina Niau, brothers Paul and Anthony, and five grandchildren. Visitation at noon Friday at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Graveside services: 1 p.m.

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Ikaika Monte Gouveia-Tua

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Ikaika Monte Gouveia-Tua, 6, of Waianae died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Sharde Gouveia and sister Sharaiah Gouveia-Tua. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service at noon. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kyle Kaoru Suemori

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

April 13, 2015
Kyle Kaoru Suemori, 42, of Waipahu, a Honolulu Police Department sergeant, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Emiko and brother Ricky. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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