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Theodore R. Rhea Jr.

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June 25, 2016
Theodore R. “Tim” Rhea Jr., 76, of Aiea Heights died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Nancy Mulford, son Robert “Rip” Appleton, sister Kathleen Rhea-Fournier and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at Waikiki Yacht Club. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire.

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Harris Maluhia Fuller

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

July 18, 2016
Harris Maluhia Fuller, 71, of Honolulu, a Young Brothers longshoreman, died. He was born in Maili. He is survived by wife Carol; sons Harris Jr., Lance and Landon; daughters Tammy Bradshaw and Lorelle Woolsey; brothers Alfred, John, Melvin and Douglas Fuller, and David Lido; sister Ruby; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 6 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary July 26.

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Remedios G. Sosa

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July 1, 2016
Remedios G. Sosa, 76, of Pearl City, a sales associate at the Navy Exchange at Pearl Harbor, died in Aiea. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Rogelio A., and sons Dewi S. and Duane D.G. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 2 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Kale Mars Gilbert

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

July 16, 2016
Kale Mars Gilbert, 46, of Napili, Maui, died at home. He was born on Lanai. He is survived by brothers Randall R. Gilbert and Keola K. Chan, and sisters Gwen Carpenter and Janine Galindo. For information on services and spreading of ashes, and sending condolences/memorial statements to be read at the service, contact kalegilbertmemorial@gmail.com. Condolences: ballardfamilymortu aries.com.

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Violet Fujiko Tengan

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July 16, 2016
Violet Fujiko Tengan, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Kenneth, daughter Sandy Yoshimura, brother Isamu Oya, sisters Hideko Ifuku and Kiku Oshiro, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Norman Kazuo Hashimoto

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April 12, 2016
Norman Kazuo Hashimoto, 80, a retired bookstore manager for the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Robert H. and sister Clara Y. Private services.

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Emma E. Tinnen

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

July 27, 2016
Emma E. Tinnen, 78, of Honolulu, a golfer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Moscow, Tenn. She is survived by daughters Rachel Crossno and Susan Potter, brother James Sprayberry, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services and burial to be held on the mainland.

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Jerome Houston Jeremiah

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

July 10, 2016
Jerome Houston Jeremiah, 61, of Ewa Beach, a roofer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Sam and Matthew, and sisters Sapphire Jeremiah and Kathy Tandal. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 5 at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 6 at the church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Satoru Kakihara

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July 16, 2016
Satoru Kakihara, 91, of Kahului, a State of Hawaii retiree, died in Hale Makua-Kahului. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Julia, son Brian, daughters Jane Takahashi and Ione Chong, brothers Teruo and Tommy, sister Patsy Hasegawa and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Filo Kapesi Tu

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July 27, 2016
Filo Kapesi Tu, 64, of Honolulu, president and CEO of Blind Vendors Ohana, died in Honolulu. He was born in Utulei, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Jeanette; son Tavita; hanai sons Keith and Bobby Hardy; hanai daughter Susan Moriwaki; brothers Taumaoe and Peni Kapesi, and Peni Jennings, Kapesi Tu Jr., Charlie J. Kosi, Aleli Niumata and So’oleoso Gago; sisters Mafaolo Savea, Fano M. Saveoi, Toetu Mao, Sa T. Ortiz, Malata K. Matu’u, Peleitala Kapesi and Lelalni Seui; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Sheila Yvette Aaronoff

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July 21, 2016
Sheila Yvette Aaronoff, 48, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Staten Island, N.Y. She is survived by husband Dr. Michael, brothers Michael and David Staggers, and sister Teresa Santiago. Services to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to the Lymphoma Foundation at lymphomafoundation.org, Hampton University or the American Cancer Society.

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Ruth Maureen Kiszer

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July 23, 2016
Ruth Maureen Kiszer, 85, of Waialua, a Wahiawa General Hospital retiree, died in Waialua. She was born in Altadena, Calif. She is survived by sons Michael, Brad and Jeff; daughter Cleala; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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James Rokuro Yano

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

July 13, 2016
James Rokuro Yano, 86, of Kailua, a retired hospital administrator for St. Francis Medical Center, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen, son Dr. Stephen S. Yano, daughter Carla A. Kahiapo, brother Brian S. Yano, sister Mary S. Haruno, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 6 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Eulogy: 10:40 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: kenordensteinfunerals.com.

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Joyce Masue Kajiura Apana

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

July 21, 2016
Joyce Masue Kajiura Apana, 86, of Kahului, a retired Maui Scrap Metal (Apana Junkyard) employee, died in Kahului. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roger, Edward, Neil and Mark; daughter Norine Miyazono; sisters Kikuyo Higa and Shizue Shimana; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. July 31 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: noon. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Aug. 1 at Maui Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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John P.S. Lee

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

July 11, 2016
John P.S. Lee, 88, of Honolulu, owner of Island Electric Motor Service and JSR Equipment, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Vernon M. and Richard J., daughter Candace Chang and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Joseph Harold Barker

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July 23, 2016
Joseph Harold Barker, 50, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran and a Department of Defense emergency response manager, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Boise. He is survived by former wife Cheryl Barker; sons Scott, Todd and Randy; brother Robert F. White; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Aug. 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Kenneth Louis Bissen Sr.

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July 14, 2016
Kenneth Louis Bissen Sr., 90, of Kihei, Maui, a retired Air Force veteran and a civil service employee for the Navy, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Margaret; son Deacon K. Jr.; daughter Priscilla Hussey; brothers Patrick, Damien, Leslie and Robert; sister Anita Rodden; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 3 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Maui. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Francisco Dacoscos Bunda

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

June 29, 2016
Francisco Dacoscos “Frank” Bunda, 87, of Gardena, Calif., a retired Army veteran and a retired Kentucky Fried Chicken district manager, died in Gardena. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by daughter Violet Tetrick; brothers Alfred, Ronald, Carlos and Douglas; sisters Estrella Bayne and Abelina Salado; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Condolences to family: 9 a.m. Aug. 6 at Saint Michael Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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Lawrence Fook On Chun

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

July 14, 2016
Lawrence Fook On “Papa” Chun, 87, of Honolulu, a CPA and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Emmaline Mahaulu-Chun; sons Steven, Jamaes “Kaua” and Jonathan; daughters Helen Salvani and Gail Chun-Faraon; sisters Marion Chuck, Cynthia Ching and Jean Chun-Lee; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Calvary Episcopal Church, Kaneohe. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shigeru Toguchi

Posted On July 31st, 2016 -

June 10, 2016
Shigeru Toguchi, 86, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Grace. Private services.

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Florence Toshiko Higa

Posted On July 30th, 2016 -

July 21, 2016
Florence Toshiko Higa, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Headrick Development Inc. secretary, died in St. Francis Hospice-Nuuanu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Melvin T. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Daisy Sin Tai Schatz

Posted On July 30th, 2016 -

July 13, 2016
Daisy Sin Tai Schatz, 94, of Waipahu, a retired secretary for F.W. Woolworth food department and University of Hawaii food service cashier, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual or aloha attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Matthew John Lono Kapika

Posted On July 30th, 2016 -

July 21, 2016
Matthew John Lono Kapika, 38, of Makaha, a laborer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jaime-ly Anac-Kapika; sons William Lagazo, Daniel Kapika and Sidney Anac-Kapika; daughters Cherish Kapika, Kyra-Leimomi Anac-Kapika and Klayire-Solanna Kapika-Anac; brother Danny; sisters Vanessa Kaleiopu and Dawn Velles-Lumoya; and grandparent Mary Ann Ka’aiawaawa. Services: 5 p.m. Aug. 5 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Javan Martin Kawai Kauahikaua

Posted On July 30th, 2016 -

July 12, 2016
Javan Martin Kawai Kauahikaua, 62, of Phoenix, formerly of Nanakuli, an American Airlines ramp agent, died in Phoenix. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Kennard Hicks and sisters Mariannette Kauahikaua, Mary E. Speed, Lalita Durray, Tricia Rosa and Trinda Freitas. Private services.

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Jeanette Mae Simeona

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July 9, 2016
Jeanette Mae Simeona, 80, of Hilo, a retired waitress from Orchid Isle Hotel and Hilo Lagoon Hotel, a cook for CJ’s Restaurant and a professional lei maker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Dudley Nahooikaika and Keith, Brian, Alfred, Hiram and Charles Simeona; daughters Lena, Cheryl and Dianne Simeona; brother Charles Nahooikaika; sisters Pauline Tallett, Aile Nahooikaika and Shirley Stillman; 34 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 5 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 6 at Malia Puka o Kalani Church, 326 Desha Ave., Hilo. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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John Anthony Kaufmann II

Posted On July 30th, 2016 -

July 19, 2o16
John Anthony “Tony” Kaufmann II, 48, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shawntay Bailey, sons Nicholas and Caige, father John A. and sisters Inalee Yost, Laurie A. Torres and Jonalyn Kaufmann. Private services.

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Monetta Kawaiponipuolulehuaakamanu Simone

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June 24, 2016
Monetta Kawaiponipuolulehuaakamanu Simone, also known as “Mo,” “Tetta” and “Kawai,” 71, of Honolulu, owner and proprietor of King’s Pub and Bill’s Beach Boy Hamburgers, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Randy and Buster Folk, and stepsons Mike, David and Mark. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 5 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sharon Haunani Kiilehua

Posted On July 30th, 2016 -

July 9, 2016
Sharon Haunani Kiilehua, 66, of Gilbert, Ariz., a retiree, died in Gilbert. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Albert M. and Keben K. Jr.; daughters Chelsy K. and Melissa J.; brothers Harold, Thomas, Robert and Abraham Kapuakela; sisters Julia Belisario, Louise Kapana, Eliza Martin, Sandra Evans, Dorothy Moore, and Carol J., Doreen, Elizabeth, Danielle and Barbara Kapuakela; and three grandchildren. Burial: 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Brady Sean Solis

Posted On July 30th, 2016 -

July 19, 2016
Brady Sean Solis, 43, of Honolulu, a florist, died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by mother Charlotte, father Lee, stepparents Jeffery and Frank, brother Deric, sister Sherylee Schwartz and grandparent Teresa. Services pending. Donations suggested to charity. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Aaron Michael Kira

Posted On July 30th, 2016 -

July 12, 2016
Aaron Michael Kira, 59, of Waipahu, a carpenter, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Shannon and Sheldon, mother Nancy T., brothers Edmund “Lani” Atkins and Clayton Kira, sisters Cindy Kira and Claudia Chinen, and four grandchildren. Services: noon July 30 at Pray for Sex, Waianae. Casual beachwear. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published July 23.

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