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Mary Theresa Rodrigues

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 9, 2012
Mary Theresa Rodrigues, 68, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Benjamin, John, Ashton and Alexander; daughters Carrie, Vanessa, Caterina, Chelsea and Shiloh Rodrigues, and Christine Kaniaupio; brothers Harold and Floyd Lynch; sisters Jo Ann Valentine, Katherine Kauai and Francis Johnson; 27 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Frances Joy Dumlao

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 17, 2012
Frances Joy “Fran” Dumlao, 58, of Kihei, Maui, a former assistant controller at Maui Prince Hotel, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Cristopher, daughters Cathie Sandi and Melissa Ige, brothers James and Dexter Sandi, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Reception at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Thomas P. Shanahan

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

June 19, 2012
Thomas P. Shanahan, 88, of Kihei, Maui, a retired travel agency owner, died. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by wife Rita M. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa’s Church, Kihei. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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George Goo

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 10, 2012
George “Buddy” Goo, 86, of Wailuku, owner and operator of Lucy Goo’s Pastry Shop in Wailuku, died in Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Garrett. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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John P. Souza

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 6, 2012
John P. Souza, 77, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a private cane grower for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo. He is survived by hanai sons Robert “Bulla” Navor Jr. and Joelden Souza; hanai daughters Joanne J. Souza, Juslynn Madrid and Magdlena Madrid; brother Manuel De Souza Jr.; sisters Violet De Souza and Isabel Chandler; hanai brother Danny Ortega; hanai sister Kathleen “Bo” Pinc; and eight hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Fred Gisuke Hanzawa

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 3, 2012
Fred Gisuke Hanzawa, 93, of Honolulu, a self-employed general contractor doing business as Hanzawa Masonry Contractor and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Ethel E., daughter Jean S. Nomura, stepson Sterling Sodetani, stepdaughter Valerie Mar, sister Harriet H. Takahashi, a grandchild and a stepgrandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Stacey K. Sunada

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

June 15, 2012
Stacey K. Sunada, 64, of Las Vegas, a retired purchasing agent and an Air Force veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by mother Fusae and son Jon Kudo. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Reuben R. Ibanez

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

June 30, 2012
Reuben R. Ibanez, 78, of Reno, Nev., formerly of Pahala, Hawaii, a marketing manager and publicist and an Air Force veteran, died in Reno. He was born in Paahau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ruth; brothers Miguel Ebanez and Magdolino Ibanes; sisters Celerine Lumanlan, Aurelia Ibanes, Margaret Burns, Mary Ibanes, Julia Rances, Amada Pacheco, Patricia Gonsalves, Jena Pacyao and Laly Ebanez; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services in Susanville, Calif. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Melvin Maile Todd

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 11, 2012
Melvin Maile Todd, 83, of Honolulu, a retiree and a Hawaii National Guard veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Michael and Christopher; daughters Tracy Todd, Mele Locey and Jennifer Wada; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Thomas L. Kagimoto

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

June 25, 2012
Thomas L. Kagimoto, 53, of Waipahu, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree and an Air Force and Hawaii Air National Guard veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol; daughters Jenna and Tara; mother Eunice Nagel; brother Benjamin Dobbins III; and sisters Patricia Isoshima, Pamela and Margaret Dobbins, and Elizabeth Sales. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers.

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Robert Akio Yoshimura

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 6, 2012
Robert Akio “Joe” Yoshimura, 66, of Pearl City, a retired Local 625 ironworker and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathleen K., daughter Christine E., brother Roy and sisters Muriel Aiwohi and Susan Yoshimura. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 30 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. July 31 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Melanie Nohealani Kailiwai

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 17, 2012
Melanie Nohealani Kailiwai, 38, of Kailua-Kona, a Hawaiian language immersion educator and Na Lei O Kaholoku hula dancer, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Daniel K. “Bulla” III; son Ulukoanui K.M.; stepdaughter Teja K.; father Henry Amaral Jr.; mother Ashlyn P. Kini; stepmother Beverly Amaral; brothers Gem and Thomas Nishimura, and Henry III, Jason and David Amaral; and sisters Zelda Alimoot, Meagan Kini, Christina-Marie Rawlins and Malia Amaral. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Pauoa House, 2141 Pauoa Road, Honolulu. Additional services: 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at Puunahulu Community Center, Kona. Casual attire.

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Hanako Kawano

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 5, 2012
Hanako “Hannah” Kawano, 91, of Haiku, Maui, a Libby, McNeill & Libby Co. quality controller, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sisters Geraldine Russell, Ann Gomes, Aline H. Rolaff and Lucille Ogata. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Harold R. Kishaba

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 15, 2012
Harold R. Kishaba, 91, of Kahului, a retired Maui County Department of Water Supply plumber and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company E, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by daughter Annette. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Visitation: 10 a.m. Reception: 11 a.m. in the church hall. Urn burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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David Koani Jr.

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

June 14, 2012
David “Kawika” Koani Jr., 55, of Waianae, a city Department of Parks and Recreation senior groundskeeper, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Donovan and Derrick, daughter Davine, parents David and Margaret, brothers Gilman “Bully” and Jordan, and sister Margolyn. Committal services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Roland Kaohulani Like

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 11, 2012
Roland Kaohulani Like, 79, of Honolulu, a computer programmer and a Navy veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice-Nuuanu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dot Iglesia; sons Randy, Rymer, Rocky and Rance; daughter Raelene Hampton; sisters Edna Wright and Josephine Lum; 27 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Augustin Amay

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

June 26, 2012
Augustin Amay, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Aliamanu Intermediate School head custodian and an Army retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Haina, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Duana Salcedo, Maria Sugai and Bonny Garcia; brother Julio “Jimmy”; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Josephine Goldie Lott

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 11, 2012
Josephine Goldie Lott, 93, of Aiea, a federal government retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by daughter Lynda Stanley, four grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Florentina Tumaneng Antonio

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 6, 2012
Florentina Tumaneng “Tinang” Antonio, 92, of Waipahu, an apartment owner and manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Benjamin T. and Leonardo T.; daughters Constancia T. Valdez, Evelyn T. Peck and Glorie T. Alejandro; brother Cornelio Tumaneng; sister Polycarpia Natividad; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony, Kalihi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial at noon Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Daniel Martines

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 4, 2012
Daniel “Danny” Martines, 72, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a master carpenter and a Navy veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Bernadette; sons Matthew Kaaihue, and Chico and Daniel Martines; daughters Lisa-ann, Liza and Brenda Martines, Leona Sana and Danielle Tejada; brothers Joseph and Julian; sisters Patsy Torres, Angie Lawrence and Ramona Madule; 34 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Graveside urn committal services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Christopher L.O. Britos

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 1, 2012
Christopher L.O. Britos, 41, of Maili died. He was born in the Panama Canal Zone. He is survived by sons Shyden, Kimo, Nick, Ethan and Russ; daughter Alina; brothers Peter, Louis, John, Tony and Francis; and sisters Lani and Michelle Britos, and Kari Osbun. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Wahiawa. Services: 7 p.m. Refreshments to follow. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.

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Mark Hisao Matsunaga

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 14, 2012
Mark Hisao Matsunaga, 52, of Wailuku, a construction industry employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents George and Reiko, brother Gerald and sisters Sharon Berdel and Wendy Matsunaga. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Elizabeth Carvalho

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 6, 2012
Elizabeth “Betty” Carvalho, 80, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired industrial relations office supervisor at the former Paauhau and Hamakua Sugar companies, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roger, Ray and Ricky; brothers Nicholas and Andrew Enanoria; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Elizabeth Midkiff Myers

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 4, 2012
Elizabeth Midkiff Myers, 87, of Honolulu died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Toby Morris; daughters Linny Morris, Posie Constable and Ali Recek; brother Robert Midkiff; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Atherton Memorial Chapel at Central Union Church. Services: 5 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers.

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Charles Y.K. Chun

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 12, 2012
Charles Y.K. “Charlie” Chun, 91, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 56 pipefitter general foreman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bong Ae “Aiko,” daughter Charla Wong, stepson Eddie Park, stepdaughter Jul Mi Park, sister Verna Seiss and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday

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Damaris Esther Siu Platt

Posted On July 22nd, 2012 -

July 14, 2012
Damaris Esther Siu Platt, 57, of Honolulu, a court reporter, died at home. She was born in Panama. She is survived by husband Steve. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ola Nui, 760 Halekauwila St. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.

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Elizabeth Kam Yau Ching

Posted On July 21st, 2012 -

June 16, 2012
Elizabeth Kam Yau Ching, 88, of Honolulu, a retired See Dai Doo Society building manager, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Roberta Y.K. Tom, brothers Gerald Y.K. and Lowell Y.M. Wong, sister Loretta K.H. Mactagone, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Chin Sook Min

Posted On July 21st, 2012 -

July 8, 2012
Chin Sook Min, 77, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by sons Paul and Jinkee, daughters Jung Watanabe and Jung Sun Min, sisters Jung Sook and Sun Sook Kim, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Yu-Ching Hsi Ching

Posted On July 21st, 2012 -

July 3, 2012
Helen Yu-Ching Hsi Ching, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Shanghai. She is survived by husband Yi-Chuan, sons Andrew F.T. and Christopher P.T., daughter Aleta L.T., brother Irving Hsi, sisters Edith Chang and Vivian Lieu, and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaii Youth Symphony or St. Francis Hospice.

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Tamae Ishikawa Nakamoto

Posted On July 21st, 2012 -

July 12, 2012
Tamae Ichikawa Nakamoto, 99, of Los Angeles, formerly of Paia, Maui, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Clifford and Malcolm, daughters Frances Kakazu and Evelyn Nakasone, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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