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Harry Hidemi Horio

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 4, 2015
Harry Hidemi Horio, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Jay Co. Hawaii ironworker and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in South Hilo. He is survived by sons Eric H. and Edwin K., brother Kenneth Y., sisters Nancy Nagai and Daisy Kujubu, and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Mieko Kuritani

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 9, 2015
Mieko Kuritani, 85, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired customer service representative for Sears Roebuck & Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Kathleen Sakamoto, sister Alice, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Celestino Ambrose Martinez Jr.

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 14, 2015
Celestino Ambrose “Martin” Martinez Jr., 57, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a produce manager at Waikoloa Village Market, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Noe; sons Eleo and Maka; daughters Lii, Kea and Malia; and sisters Ida Malakaua and Mary Martinez. Services: 10 a.m. May 30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea 1st Ward.

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Kiyoshi Akamine

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Kiyoshi “Joe” Akamine, 84, of Kailua, a retired vegetable farmer and retired handyman for Strong Carter Dental Clinic, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Derrick K. and Mitchell H., daughter Josette L.M. Friedl, companion Goldie Castillo, sister Ayako Tomei and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Ray Masuo Masuda

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 2, 2015
Ray Masuo Masuda, 66, of Honolulu, an accounting clerk, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Beverly Masuda and Janice Omori. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Hoapili Baker III

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
Robert Hoapili Baker III, 67, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai daughters Zondra Pahinui and Jasmine Baker; hanai sons Rustin, Dennis and Ronald; sisters Rosina-Mae Baker and Mary Ene; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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May Mei Muraoka

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 3, 2015
May Mei Muraoka, 99, of Hono­lulu, a homemaker, died in Hono­lulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Billie S. and Joyce N. Private services.

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Joe Carr

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 14, 2015
Joe “Captain” Carr, 72, of Maui, owner and operator of A1 Appliance Service, died at home. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by son David, daughter Wendy Cope and stepson Greg McClancy. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at the seaside lawn of Maalaea Kai, 70 Hauoli St., Maalaea. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Harry Yoshimitsu Nakama

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 14, 2015
Harry Yoshimitsu Nakama, 89, of Hono­lulu, a retired manufacturer’s representative for National Electric Co. and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kiilau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Patsy T., son Brian Y., daughters Anne M. Nakama and Lenore Y. Ohye, brother George Y. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen Wong Chang

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 26, 2015
Helen Wong Chang, 97, of Honolulu, a retired waitress for Ranch House in Aina Haina, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by daughters Genie C. Kauhane and Carol S. Laheney, sisters Eleanor Siu and Wanda Tong, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.­ net.

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Nancy Shigeko Nakamura

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 11, 2015
Nancy Shigeko Nakamura, 89, of Honolulu, a retired restaurant manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Martin and Carlton Kahae, brother Jitsugen, sisters Clara Uechi and Tomoe Takahara, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Filemon Bareng Daquioag

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 26, 2015
Filemon Bareng “Fil” Daquioag, 89, of Kaneohe, an artist, a retired maintenance employee for GEM Department Store and Liberty House, and a retired bartender for the hotel and restaurant industries, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Loretta; sons William and Leo; daughters Lory Daquioag and Lily D. Steele; sisters Filemena Ligot, Magdalina Tamayo and Carol Salvador; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Clyde Noble

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 18, 2015
Clyde Noble, 81, of Kailua, an educator, died. He was born in Rockford, Ill. He is survived by wife Leslie; daughters Debbie, Laura and Jennie; brother Phil; sister Lori; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Aloha attire. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Diane W. DeFries

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 22, 2015
Diane W. DeFries, 68, of Holland, Mich., a retired trucking dispatcher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kory, daughters Kimberly and Karley, four grand­children and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Yoshio Shimabukuro

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 23, 2015
Yoshio “Larry” Shimabukuro, 90, of Honolulu, a retired tire re-capper and salesman at Continental Tire Co. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Betty S., daughters Gail Y. Kaneshiro and Jo-Ann Ota, sisters Ruth Uyeshiro and June Higa, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Josephine Estabilio

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 19, 2015
Josephine “JO” Estabilio, 73, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a hostess and waitress at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Gilbert; sons Dale and Bradley; daughter Teri; brothers Melvin, Rodney, Guy, Gayland, Jon Pall, Joseph and Jesse Enriques, and Amante, Steven and Jay Viernes; sisters Linda Ching, Myra Jean Sumida, Lani Iona and Karen Fukunaga; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: noon May 31 at Kalahikiola Congregational Church, Halaula. Services: 1 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edna Sakae Shiraki

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 1, 2015
Edna Sakae Shiraki, 85, of Honolulu, co-founder and vice president of Finest Food Co., died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dwight, David, Derrick and Gene; sisters Francis Otani, Fay Sumida and Karen Takane; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Francisco Galot Farinas

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

May 7, 2015
Francisco Galot Farinas, 93, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Beatriz G.; son Francis; daughters Leilani, Rowena, Wilma and Nancy; sister Marina; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. May 28 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Blaine Punahele Tannehill

Posted On May 21st, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Blaine Punahele “Bo” Tannehill, 62, of Kailua, a woodworker, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Punahele K., brothers Doss and James, sister Signa and three grandchildren. Services pending. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net

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Carrie Jane Natsue Sagucio

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 16, 2015
Carrie Jane Natsue Sagucio, 56, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired Veterans Administration Clinic licensed practical nurse, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Oscar, sons Justin Wakumoto and Jarin Quibilan, daughter Jasmine Quibilan, mother Leatrice Togikawa, brothers Dan Togikawa and Eric Wakumoto, and sisters Luann Latorre and Kelly Braun. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at All Saints Church, Kapaa, Kauai. Celebration of life to follow. Casual attire.

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Winifred Ritsuko Saiki

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Winifred Ritsuko Saiki, 81, of Wailuku, a First Hawaiian Bank teller, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Kurt and Kyle Miyajima, brother William Shishido, companion John Matthys and a grandchild. Services: 8 a.m. Saturday at Keawalai Congregational Church, Makena, Maui. Scattering of ashes to follow services. No monetary offerings. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Edna Sakae Shiraki

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 1, 2015
Edna Sakae Shiraki, 85, of Honolulu, retired co-owner and vice president of Finest Food Co. Inc., died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dwight, David, Derrick and Gene; sisters Francis Otani, Fay Sumida and Karen Takane; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 27 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Darnell Clarice Silva

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Darnell Clarice Silva, 62, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Hanale; daughters Hauoli, Hokulii and Shanaya; mother Monica Pratt; sisters Kanoe, Moani, Kaui and Kainoa; and brothers Donald and Kanani. Visitation: noon Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services to follow. Casual purple and black attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Debra Kikumi Aguinaldo

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Debra Kikumi Aguinaldo, 61, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Stephen, son Travis, brother Bruce Masuda and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Kyle Derek Steinhoff

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 15, 2015
Kyle Derek Steinhoff, 58, of Kohala, Hawaii, formerly of Oahu, an entrepreneur, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella; son Eric; daughters Olivia and Isabel; mother F. Shirley; brothers Darren, Shawn and Troy; and sisters Darylynn, Shirlynn and Deana Steinhoff, and Sonya Steinhoff-Aspili. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kalahikiola Congregational Church, Kohala. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published April 22.

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Arnolfo Duco Baldovi

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
Arnolfo Duco “Arnold” Baldovi, 56, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Bakery employee, died in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Thelma V.; son John Wayne; daughters Liberty Wilson, and Beverly and Pua Mei Baldovi; brother Alex; and sisters Leticia “Letty” Bala, Rose Gangan, Marieta Bala and Marlene Fernandez. Visitation: 6 p.m. May 31 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 1 at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kanghui Gallant Tsuchiya

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Kanghui Gallant Tsuchiya, 74, of Aiea, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Ronald, daughter Yumi Cirincione, brother Nung Tak Ham and sisters Jonhui Ham and Sunghui Yong. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.

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Thelma Gartrell Chock

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Thelma Gartrell “Derna” Chock, 94, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard; daughters Lovey Nabalta, Williet Hogue and Susan La Vine; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Nobuko Yamashige

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

April 9, 2015
Nobuko Yamashige, 94, of Kahului, a retired office clerk, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wayne, daughter Susan Michibata, brother Kiyoshi Kami, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Richard A. Dupont

Posted On May 20th, 2015 -

May 9, 2015
Richard A. Dupont, 47, of Kailua-Kona, a farm mechanic at a coffee processing company, died in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by daughters Jacqueline and Marie K., father George, mother Linda Mueller, brother Eric Ockey, sister Lauren Mueller and a grandchild. Private services.

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