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Mitsuye Ikuta

Posted On August 28th, 2016 -

Aug. 11, 2016
Mitsuye Ikuta, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Cora O’Donnell, Marcia Ikuta, Lori Seto and Gerri Shinsato; sister Fusayo Urago; and three grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kaulana Hanakoa Craig Cossey

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 14, 2016
Kaulana Hanakoa Craig Cossey, 24, of Kapolei died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ka’o’ea, parents Craig and Jeanine, brother Justin and grandparents James and Lorraine Cossey, and Carolann Peters. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 2 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive. Service: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Haruyo Murakami Tamura

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

July 29, 2016
Haruyo Murakami Tamura, 87, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by daughters Carol-Ellen C. and Fay H. Tamura, and Constance M.T. Murakami; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6 p.m.

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Lorna Mae Ferriera

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 17, 2016
Lorna Mae Ferriera, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lionel; daughters Laura Esguerra, Lilia Bard and Jeannie Ferriera; brothers Raymond, Eugene, Michael and Allen Tapang; sisters Charlotte and Barbara Jean Tapang; and four grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Robert Louis Tveter

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 20, 2016
Robert Louis “Rob” Tveter, 65, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a retired auto body specialist, died at home. He was born in Nome, Alaska. He is survived by wife Melissa, brother Paul, sister Elizabeth Willey and hanai brother Terry O’Brien. Private services.

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Janell Luana Hoku Fiori

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 20, 2016
Janell Luana Hoku Fiori, 33, of Honolulu will be remembered in services 11 a.m. Sept. 3 at Ballard Family Moanalua Chapel. She died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Bernice, father Peter and sisters Kalai Fiori-Blas, and Puna and Journey Fiori. Visitation: 9 a.m. at the chapel. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com.

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Alfredo Jose Villanueva

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 11, 2016
Alfredo Jose Villanueva, 71, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda; sons Arnel, Arman, Arvin and Arlan; daughter Armie; brothers Manolito, Rudolfo and Nestor; sisters Lucy, Cita and Lina; 18 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services held. Burial in the Philippines. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Tsugiko Gaspar

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 6, 2016
Tsugiko Gaspar, 100, of Honolulu, a retired St. Francis Hospital cook, died. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by son Dennis Yamamoto, brothers Harry S. and Shigeru Yamamoto, sister Kikue Yamamoto, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Doris Sachiye Wauke

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 9, 2016
Doris Sachiye “Sachi” Wauke, 85, of Honolulu, a retired budget analyst for the U.S. federal government civil service, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Jacob and sisters Hiroko Shimabukuro, Edith Mihalco and Marian Wauke. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Alice Leinaala McKeague Kane

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 24, 2016
Alice Leinaala McKeague Kane, 97, of Kaimuki, an administrative assistant for the federal government, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Philip K. Kane Jr., brother Albert, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 1 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Catholic prayer service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Margaret Tokiko Yamato

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 18, 2016
Margaret Tokiko Yamato, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher and counselor at Farrington, Waipahu and McKinley high schools, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sister Michiko Matsuda. Private services.

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Hitoshi Kurashima

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 16, 2016
Hitoshi “Roy” Kurashima, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House tailor, died in Pearl City. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by caregivers Maria Rodriguez and Mariebeth RodriguezSilva. Private services.

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Lynn Yat Tai Ling

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 11, 2016
Lynn Yat Tai Ling, 89, of Aiea, a retired store owner, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by sons Collin C.P. and Michael C.C., daughters Marian F.Y. Tang and Helen F.Y. Yun, sister Sam Yin Won and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Darryle S. Makepa

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 16, 2016
Darryle S. Makepa, 64, of Waianae, a heavy-equipment operator, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Virginia Ching, brother John Jr. and sisters Carmelita Makepa and Patty M. Basso. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waianae. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Teresa Reyes Mandac

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 17, 2016
Teresa Reyes Mandac, 91, of Honolulu, a retired federal Veterans Affairs adjutant officer, died in Kaiser Medical Center, Moanalua. She was born in Macabebe, Pampanga, Philippines. She is survived by sons Edmundo and Benjamin, sister Milagros Reyes and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Committal services and burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Regina Lois McDermott

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 21, 2016
Regina Lois McDermott, 82, of Hilo, formerly of Sherwood, Ore., a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Paterson, N.J. She is survived by daughter Regina Kender, brother Victor Ball and two grandchildren. No services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305; or visit apdaparkinson.org/ways-to-donate. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Rosario Mendiola

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 1, 2016
Rosario “Ruth” Mendiola, 89, of Ewa Beach died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Francine Doroha, Noelle Nishikuni, Wanda Posey, Diane Mendiola-Goya and Michaelle Mendiola; brothers Silverio, Antonio and Albert Miral; sisters Elizabeth Manuel, Carmen Malunao and Carol Kuhns; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 29 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Additional visitation: 5:30 p.m. at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gerry Roger Calpito Abad

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

July 12, 2016
Gerry Roger Calpito Abad, 56, of Wailuku, a heavy-equipment operator at Wailea Golf Course, died in Wailuku. He was born in San Isidro Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Soledad B.; son Gerry Jr.; daughter Rogelyn; brothers Nestor, Salvador and Arturo; sisters Prudence Menor and Francisca Pagarigan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 27 at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Karen Lee Moore

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 22, 2016
Karen Lee Moore, 69, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Idaho. She is survived by husband Douglas, son Patrick Tripp, daughters Jamie Johnson and Wendy Tripp, brother Gene Carlson, sister Lynette Stone, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. No services. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Destiny Kuuipo Leilani Alvarez-Torres

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

July 20, 2016
Destiny Kuuipo Leilani AlvarezTorres, 14, of Kailua-Kona, a Kealakehe Intermediate School student, died in Palo Alto, Calif. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by mother Amber; father Brendan Ho; brothers Kalani Alvarez Jr. and Keaka, Elijah and Noah Ho; sisters Sasha Alvarez-Torres, Kayla LorenzoAlvarez and Makyla, Malia and Te’a Ho; grandparents Jeffrey Torres, Vera and Ernest Alvarez, and Dale Ho; and hanai grandparents Vivian and Jerry Bonicelli. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua-Kona. Service: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nancy Nobue Nakagawa

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 17, 2016
Nancy Nobue Nakagawa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Young Buddhist Association of Honolulu office manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Akio “Aki”; sons Wayne A. and Carl H.; daughters Lois K. Izumi, Ann M. Makekau and Julie A. Nakagawa; sister Grace Y. Hidano; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Seishin Arakawa

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 7, 2016
Seishin “Rudy” Arakawa, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired state prison warden and a business owner and proprietor of Fuel B&E Petroleum, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waihee, Maui. He is survived by wife Edith; son Dennis; brothers Robert and Hideo; sisters Yoshimi Kayona, Mildred Miyamoto, Jean Gushiken and Yoshiko Fukunada; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 31 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rose Perez Pacheco

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

July 31, 2016
Rose Perez Pacheco, 100, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert and Leroy Rodrigues, Stanley Robley, Russell Vallies, and Hebert and Timothy Pacheco; daughters Pearl Rivera, Rose Boneza and Virginia Hayworth; sisters Alveria T. Infiesto and Margaret T. Grant; 40 grandchildren; and 70 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 2 at Borthwick Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Genevieve Nielsen August

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

July 29, 2016
Genevieve Nielsen August, 90, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Holualoa, Hawaii, a nurse at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and head surgical nurse in the cardiac department, a surgical nurse at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles and operator of a macadamia nut farm in Holualoa, died in Scottsdale. She was born in Plainfield, N.J., She is survived by stepson Peter, stepdaughters Susan and Janet, and a grandchild. Service: 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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Marcelo Matutino Pacli

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 7, 2016
Marcelo Matutino “William” Pacli, 59, of Honolulu, a Westpac International Inc. employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda; sons Erwin, Wilmer, Ferwil, Gerald, Jessie J. and Jheremy; daughters Margie, Emma and Jonabel; brother Fernando Sr.; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eleanor Reyes Cambra

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 20, 2016
Eleanor Reyes Cambra, 79, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Nora Aranaydo, sister Dolores Liwai and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo. Service: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Marge Rego

Posted On August 27th, 2016 -

Aug. 2, 2016
Marge Rego, 76, of Waialua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Ralph; son Ralph Jr.; daughters Carol A. Groff, Debbie L. Rego and Donna Supranovich; half brothers Samuel, Peter, Joe and David Mainaaupo, and Kalamona; half sister Tiny; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 31 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dorothy Joanne Andersen

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

July 24, 2016
Dorothy Joanne Andersen, 87, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a secretary at Christians Anti-Communism Crusade and a homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Sioux Falls, S.D. She is survived by son Martin; daughters Maren Lambeth, Martha Haskins and Margaux Dyson; brothers Tim and Dan Storvick; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sept. 3 at Honokaa United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to HUMC Music Ministry.

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Verna Lay

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

June 30, 2016
Verna Lay, 70, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an accountant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John; son Morris Kaneshige Jr.; daughter Marian Asato; brothers Cecil K., Adriano and Michael Namocot; sister Felicidad Birch; and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Debbie Rae Bennett

Posted On August 26th, 2016 -

Aug. 18, 2016
Debbie Rae Bennett, 60, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired Safeway delicatessen department manager, died at home. She was born in Washington. She is survived by husband Michael, sons Jeffery and Steven, daughter Shawn Macduffee, brothers Bill and Tim Brown, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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