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Juana Acob Madamba

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 20, 2013
Juana Acob Madamba, 83, of Kahului, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. pineapple trimmer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Bienvenido and Benflor; daughters Tessie Ramones and Amelia Pasol; brother Juanito Acob; sisters Susana Ramones and Francisca and Cirila Ancheta; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Elaine Kealahinano Medeiros

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 1, 2013
Elaine Kealahinano Medeiros, 94, of Kaneohe, a Hawaiian education teacher, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Walter Rego; daughters Lani Burnett, Georgie Asinsin, Primrose Samfong and Pamela Young; 17 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Frederick Charles Pace

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 18, 2013
Frederick Charles Pace, 66, of Wailuku, a restaurateur, died at home. He was born in Providence, R.I. He is survived by wife Coleen, sons Derek Pace and Thomas Arbige III, daughters Erica Olobri and Amanda Arbige, and three grandchildren. Services to be held in Warwick, R.I. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Florentina Palacay Aguda

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Sept. 21, 2013
Florentina Palacay Aguda, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Jaen Hawaii seamstress and retired laborer at an automotive company, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Patricio, Fermin, Romulo, Francisco and Rey; daughters Edith Pantoca, Bella Ramirez, Enriqueta Adaoag, Florencia Palalay and Benita Aguda-Minami; 34 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kunie Yokota Payne

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 20, 2013
Kunie Yokota Payne, 81, of Hilo, a Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council retiree, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Busan, South Korea. She is survived by daughter Michelle Payne-Arakaki, sister Kumiko Sadakata and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Coleman Benson Lonohiki Ahakuelo

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 3, 2013
Coleman Benson Lonohiki Ahakuelo, 54, of Kapolei, a US Joiner ship builder and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rachel; son Coleman Jr.; stepson Ryan Holdren; stepdaughters Jessica Sabala, Breanne Graap and Jessica Holdren; hanai daughter Paris Howe; mother Daryle Jean Rezentes; brothers Ben, Paris and Shane; and sisters Palmer “Haulani” Ahakuelo, Bambi “Daryle” and Heather “Beatle” Delacuesta, Billie Jean “Tootie” Pili, and Darrah “Lunkie” Teixeira. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Timothy George Rasic

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 16, 2013
Timothy George “Tim” Rasic, 56, of Kailua, a director of operations at King Windward Nissan and Infinity of Honolulu, died in Kailua. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by wife Brandy; daughters Kayla Gowan, Taylor Pina and Charlize Harrell; mother Donna Yamka; brother Marco; and sister Kathi Lembck. Gathering: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society or Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Donatillia Servantes Baroman

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 21, 2013
Donatillia Servantes Baroman, 78, of Honolulu, a retired supply department supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Like Like Drive Inn waitress, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Geraldo H. Guerrero and Ken W. Baroman, daughter Dovina K.K. Owens, hanai daughters Rose Luecke and Janice Hirao, brothers Mamerto and Season Servantes, sister Rosetta Ligsay, stepbrothers James and Ponciano Escobido, stepsisters Elizabeth Agbayani and Magdalena Escobido, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Vallery M. Apuna Silva

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 13, 2013
Vallery M. Apuna Silva, 64, of Aiea, a certified public accountant, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Happy Valley, Maui. She is survived by sons Marshal and Storm-Lee, daughter MyrtleAnn Gomes and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Steven Burket

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 12, 2013
Steven Burket, 61, of Kihei, Maui, an Army veteran and worker on oil rigs, died in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Altoona, Pa. He is survived by parents Donald and Madalyn, and brother Gerald. Burial at noon Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Motorcycle rally being planned for Nov. 10. Mass to be held in Wildwood, Fla. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Caroline Smith

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 9, 2013
Caroline Smith, 86, of Hana, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kipahulu, Maui. She is survived by sons Duane A. and Keone K.; daughters Teresa U. Nicosia, Monica M. Day, Patricia M. Henderson, Helaine K. Montemayor and Denise N. Guerra; brother John Tolentino; sister Marie Carvalho; 25 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ethel Leina’ala Costa

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 21, 2013
Ethel Leina’ala “Dolly” Costa, 80, of Kula, Maui, a retired housekeeper at Maui Palms Hotel and Kaiser Permanente Clinic, died. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Herman “Bradda” Jr., Glenn “Mo’o” Sr. and Maxwell “Maka”; daughters Paulette “Nuni” Kaea and Linda “Lyn” Hoewaa; brother Joseph Pana Jr.; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Lei only. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Talifiaai Tala-Pola

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 17, 2013
Talifiaai “TaaloTausala” Tala-Pola, 87, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pavaiai, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Setefano Uelese-Pola, and Safune, Tausala and Stephen Pola; daughters Seilala Tupuola, Talila Sa’u, Maave Enos, Vaaiga Pola-Wilson, Tumama Pousima and Taalo Mattoon; sister Taufao Bayliff; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Delia Corpuz Echiverri

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 8, 2013
Delia Corpuz Echiverri, 58, of Kahului, a Goodwill social worker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Mariano Jr., son Marlon, daughter Melissa K.C., father Inocencio Corpuz and brother Samuel Corpuz. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Faith Family Maui, 420 N. Wakea Ave., Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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James Sueki Ushijima

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 22, 2013
James Sueki Ushijima, 90, of Kahului, a Maui County clerk, died at home. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by wife Kay K., son Arthur and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Maui Jinsha Shinto Mission, Kahului Hongwanji Mission, the Queen’s Medical Center or Hospice Maui.

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Charles Esperas

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 4, 2013
Charles Esperas, 81, of Mililani, a retired Mililani High School science teacher and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Alice M., son Julio G., daughter Tora Nishimiya, brother Alan, sisters Elizabeth Loggins and Lilly Carson, and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Elina Velazquez

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 11, 2013
Elina Velazquez, 61, of Lahaina, formerly of Anchorage, Alaska, a faculty secretary in Anchorage, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Jesse and Andrew Satterfield, daughter Rachel Satterfield, brother Mario Ceballos, sisters Marta and Marisa Ceballos, and two grandchildren. Services held. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Augustine Fuentes

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 22, 2013
Augustine “Gus” Fuentes, 81, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired Army command sergeant major, died at home. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by companion Pauline; son Terrence; daughters Eleanor Asuncion and Jacqueline and Jan-Denise Fuentes; hanai daughter Karen Moore; sisters Rofina Meyers, Dora Lorico and Marcie Jacobs; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jonathan Zhigang Wang

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 20, 2013
Jonathan Zhigang Wang, 56, of Honolulu, business owner of Data Wise Group Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Hubei, China. He is survived by wife Ping and son Jerry. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Timothy Kapua Gapero

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 19, 2013
Timothy Kapua Gapero, 60, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Police Department lieutenant and an Air Force veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Jane; sons Ka’ulu and Kuiokalani Gapero, and Benjamin Johnson; brothers Pete, James and Kawika; sisters Sharon Darapiza and Raynette Inouye; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 7:30 a.m. Nov. 3 at Woody’s surf spot near Launiupoko. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Toshiko Westphalen

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 20, 2013
Toshiko Westphalen, 86, of Vancouver, Wash., a homemaker, died in Vancouver. She was born in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. She is survived by husband Harold W. Jr. and son Harold W. III. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lucy Y. Gunning

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Oct. 21, 2013
Lucy Y. Gunning, 58, of Wooloowin, Australia, a nurse, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Michael, mother Mary C.P. Martin, brothers Thomas C. and James K. Martin, and sister Alice H. Martin. Private services.

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Mary B. Winston

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Sept. 17, 2013
Mary B. Winston, 95, of Wailuku, formerly of Miami, a former executive secretary, died at home. She was born in Camden, Ind. She is survived by son George, daughter Nancy Kahumoku and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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William F. Hachmeister

Posted On October 27th, 2013 -

Aug. 15, 2013
William F. Hachmeister, 67, of Hilo, a computer programmer and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Natoma, Kan. He is survived by sons Julian and Felix, and sister Marilyn Martinez. Graveside urn committal services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo.

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Jane Cabilin

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 23, 2013
Jane Cabilin, 91, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons George, Charles and Martin; daughters Ramona Ciriaco, Pearl Glory, Irene Castelline, Lita Spencer, Maura Patao and Brenda MacMullen; sister Maxcie Looney; 28 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Honaunau. Rosary: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 2 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kahu Tyrone Lee Kealiiaimoku Reinhardt

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Sept. 27, 2013
Kahu Tyrone Lee Kealiiaimoku Reinhardt, 73, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Henry; daughters Sarah Kamalei Sunada, Katarina Bahnsen-Reinhardt and Hana Reinhardt; and sister Tina Stuart. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 10 at Ka Home Maha Mau Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lillian Rifkin Daily

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 24, 2013
Lillian Rifkin “Lilly” Daily, 97, of Anini Beach, Kauai, a homemaker and a Women’s Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bayonne, N.J. She is survived by daughters Patricia Littlejohn and Michele Markel, and four grandchildren. Celebration of life at a later date.

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Alvin Martin Shoehigh

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 18, 2013
Alvin Martin Shoehigh, 86, of Aiea, a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Nebraska. He is survived by wife Juanita G.; stepdaughters Tanny Brown, Roberta Bates and Wendy Richards; sister Helen Shramek; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dennis Day Diaz

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 13 2013
Dennis Day Diaz, 56, of Honolulu, an audio engineer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Christian Sakaida and Jonathan Sakaida-Diaz; daughters Alexis Sakaida-Diaz, and Alyssa and Alana McKnight; mother Teofila; and sisters Cynthia Yen and Beverly Diaz. No services.

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Stella Lindsey Thompson

Posted On October 26th, 2013 -

Oct. 18, 2013
Stella Lindsey Thompson of Kaneohe, a retired physical therapist with Castle Medical Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puuwaawaa Ranch, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Carroll Ray; son Ray; daughters Haunani Kindell, Kathleen Hewlen, and Silvana and Kelly Thompson; brother Thomas Kamaki Lindsey Jr.; sisters Ernestine Jiminez and Helen Roman; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe, 45-150 Waikalua Road. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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