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Allan Ventura

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Dec. 31, 2015
Allan Ventura, 76, of Kailua-Kona, a maintenance worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Rita, daughter Roxanne Gillary, sister Penny Longberg, and two grandchildren. Service: 3 p.m. Jan. 23 at Mahukona Park, Hawi. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Toraki Fukushima

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Dec. 29, 2015
Toraki “Rocky” Fukushima, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Army major who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, died in the VA Community Living Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Mae S.; brothers Masuo and Masumi; sisters Michelle Kondo, Tsuyuko Sekiya and Mutsuko Kakazu; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Wendy-Smith Imilani Villegas

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Dec. 9, 2015
Wendy-Smith Imilani Villegas, 44, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by companion Ronny Baldonado; sons Kaipo and Gabriel Baldonado; daughters Ariel Akima and Meila and Angel Baldonado; brothers Don, Edward, Koa and Stacey Akima; and sisters Johnell Villegas and Loke Akima. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 22 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Aloha attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Allan G. Kalehuawehe Sr.

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Jan. 10, 2016
Allan G. Kalehuawehe Sr., 82, of Wailuku, Maui, a retired Maui County sanitary engineer and an Army Reserve retiree, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Allan G. Jr., sister Betty Lou Rodrigues, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 23 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Grant Warner

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
Grant Kingsley Warner, 52, of Kailua-Kona, a business owner, electrical engineer, graphic artist and professional skier, died at home. He was born in Melbourne, Australia. He is survived by wife Melanie, parents Noel and Pamela, brother Scott and sister Galen Chesarek. Private service.

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Yvonne Midori Kato

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Jan. 7, 2016
Yvonne Midori Kato, 87, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is survived by sons Dennis and Gary and daughters Elaine Unemori and Michele Kato, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamura mortuary.com.

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Lisa Pua Welch

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Jan. 4, 2016
Lisa “Mama Lisa” Pua Welch, 58, of Hauula, a homemaker, died in Hauula. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jesse D.; daughters Jolene U. and Marjorie L. Carreira, Jessica P. Garcia and Danielle P. Keo; sisters Wanda L. Rosa and Bridget I. Welch; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 23 at Greater Mt. Zion Holiness Church. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Andrew Arthur Akau Sr.

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Dec. 26, 2015
Andrew Arthur Akau Sr., 69, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Operating Engineers Local 3 employee, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Puukapu, Waimea, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Sandy Tabayunda; sons Andrew Akau Jr. and Walter and Richard Aniban and Tani and Randy Tabayunda; daughter Daida; brothers Apitai Jr. and Alex; sister Janet Stevens; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 23 at Imiola Congregational Church. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services to follow at the church. Casual attire.

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Shane Kehano

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Dec. 29, 2015
Shane Kehano, 36, of Kula, Maui, a truck driver for Tri Isle Trucking Co., died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth, sons Shane Kehano-Vierra and Kaleo Ngirasmau, daughters Hali’a aloha Kehano and Shaina Kaiwi, parents Roland Kehano Sr. and Abigail Seabury, brothers Roland Jr. and Felix Sr., sister Teri, stepbrother Joshua Seabury, stepsister Theresa Boone, and grandmother Matilda Akui. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 23 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Celestina Cardines Alika

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Dec. 28, 2015
Celestina Cardines “Tina” Alka, 90, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a homemaker and coffee picker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Henry, Eddie, Robert, Ronnie and Gilbert Cardines; daughter Tina Marie Salboro; sisters Della Tapiro, Donna Drummond, Magdalene Pucong and Agnes Kihara; 21 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Angela Ventura Lagua

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Dec. 10, 2015
Angela Ventura Lagua, 98, of Honolulu, a Dole Cannery retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Consolacion Lamug, Magdalena Castillo and Marina Manibog; sister Mercedes Coloma; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Jan. 21 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 22 at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Salt Lake. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Leonora A. Antolin

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Jan. 6, 2016
Leonora A. Antolin, 85, of Wailuku, a retired Kaanapali Beach Hotel employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Lito and Jovencio; daughters Josefina Antolin, Magdalena Donia and Leonarda Tongo; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Jan. 24 at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery, Garden of Memories, in Haiku. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Kenneth W. Lopez

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

Dec. 29, 2015
Kenneth W. Lopez, 47, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Keoni and Edward; mother Gwendolyn; brothers Charles, Douglas and Lloyd; sisters Donna, Gwen and Theresa; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Jan. 23 at Yokohama Beach Park. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com.

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Judith Ann Clark

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 7, 2015
Judith Ann Clark, 69, of Honolulu and Las Vegas, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Shelton, Wash. She is survived by husband Paul Fuchigami, daughters Angela Blake and Amanda Fuchigami, sons Darrell and Sean, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Lorraine Alsace Rebeck

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 2, 2016
Lorraine Alsace Rebeck, 99, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Superior, Wis. She is survived by son Victor and a grandchild. No services.

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Pastor Evangelista Cresine

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 8, 2016
Pastor Evangelista Cresine, 60, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Zenaida; brothers Apolonio, Gloriano and Domingo; and sister Lourdes. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 20 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Jan. 15.

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Mabel Kyong Ei Cho Sanga

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 10, 2016
Mabel Kyong Ei Cho Sanga, 86, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired housekeeping supervisor for Moana Surfrider Hotel, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lana DeWitt and Karen Mays, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 22 at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Urn burial to follow at the cemetery. Casual attire. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Celso Celzo Dela Rosa

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 13, 2015
Celso Celzo Dela Rosa, 41, of Ewa Beach, a Kaiser Permanente registrar, died in Aiea. He was born in Manila, Philippines. He is survived by wife Cora, parents Jose Dela Rosa and Evelyn Celzo, brother Edgar, sister Jocelyn, stepdaughter Joy Nino and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ruth Ann Santos

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 14, 2016
Ruth Ann Santos, 65, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died. She was born in Kansas City. She is survived by husband Rainer, sons Michael and Eric, daughter Samantha Roque, hanai daughter Jensten Andrade, brother Daniel DiGusto and sister Julie Winfree. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Jan. 18 at Ruth and Rainer Santos’ residence. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sachiko Doi

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 8, 2015
Sachiko “Sachi” Doi, 90, of Honolulu, a state steno clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Takumi “Tak,” daughter Linzy A. Hashimoto, sisters Fumiyo Matsuno and Miyoko Tanita, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Loretta Ann Schwartz

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 20, 2015
Loretta Ann Schwartz, 48, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Jacksonville, N.C. She is survived by sons Shyenne and Joseph K. Iopa IV; daughters Beth Iopa and Alexia Jardine; parents Anthony Schwartz and Estella Salib; brothers Joe, Danny, Sean and Ray; and sister Christina Troxell. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 23 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Marcelino Corpuz Domingo

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
Marcelino Corpuz Domingo, 79, of Kilauea, Kauai, a sugar processor for Kilauea Sugar Plantation, died at home. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonor; sons Delfin and Blaine Domingo, and Ferdinand Marcelino; daughter Nicki; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 23 at St. Sylvester Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kilauea Japanese Cemetery.

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William Doyle Smith

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
William Doyle Smith, 60, of Honolulu, a carpet installer, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Carolina. He is survived by son Keahi, daughter Kuulei A., sister Barbara-Jean Adams and three grandchildren. Celebration of life at a later date.

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Kit Robin Foyle

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 10, 2015
Kit Robin Foyle, 63, of Kailua-Kona died on Oahu. He was born in Huntington Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Tracy, son Kyle K., daughter Lani P., brothers Brian and Bruce and a grandchild. Services to be held on the North Shore of Oahu. Call Tracy at 990-2047 for information.

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Millie M. Subiaga

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 11, 2016
Millie M. Subiaga, 85, of Wahiawa, a retired bookkeeper, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Mark Okamoto; daughters Alicia Harada, and Lori and Karen Okamoto; brothers Richard and Walter; sister Jean Arizumi; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Jan. 22 at Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Services: 7 p.m.

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Maria P. Ganal

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 28, 2015
Maria P. Ganal, 70, of Eleele, Kauai, a Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Joanna M.; sisters Perpetua and Germana Balisacan, and Felipa Ganotisi; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Benjamin Yuen On Sue

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 20, 2015
Benjamin Yuen On Sue, 94, of Honolulu, a finance accounting section chief for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gregory, daughter Pamela Kong, sisters Verna Lee and Jeanette Yoshinaga, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 21 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Clare Leroy Hiner

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 13, 2016
Clare Leroy Hiner, 91, of Kihei, Maui, a commercial fisherman for king crab fisheries in Cook Inlet and Kodiak, Alaska, died at home. He was born in Nebraska. He is survived by wife Betty, son Todd, daughter Lucinda Neel, sister Patricia Moffett, 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at The Faith in Jesus Church. Services: 5 p.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Carol Chieko Suzuki

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Dec. 7, 2015
Carol Chieko Suzuki, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Maunalani Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dixon; brother Kenneth Ebata; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 22 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Rosina Gabrielle Horeth

Posted On January 16th, 2016 -

Jan. 12, 2016
Rosina Gabrielle Horeth, 77, of Princeville, Kauai, formerly of New York and California, a retired IBM technical writer, died. She was born in Romania. She is survived by sisters Marie Hedrick and Wilhelmine Norton, and brother George. Services at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to The Seeds Project, 4340 Almaden Expressway, Suite 203, San Jose, CA 95118.

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