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Howard Takao Okada

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 26, 2014
Howard Takao Okada, 62, of Honolulu, a retired Mitsubishi elevator mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Starlyn Rising and Dawn Okada, brother Calvin and sister Amy. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Harue Oshiro

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Aug. 31, 2014
Harue Oshiro, 85, of Honolulu, a former dental assistant and retired KC Drive Inn waitress, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Joyce H. Nishimura and Shelley L. Kuramoto, and three grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Oct. 20.

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Gloria Tagalicod Parker

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 19, 2014
Gloria Tagalicod Parker, 68, of Waianae, a retired legal assistant at the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, died in Kapolei. She was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband John P.; sons David Jr. and Scott Strong, and Christopher and Jason Kornegay; brother Regino Tagalicod; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ann Tomeno Phillips

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 14, 2014
Ann Tomeno Phillips, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel waitress, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Owen L. Jr. and sisters Iris Sumida, Elaine Kaneshiro, Doris Kashiwai and Norma Bennett. Private services.

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Onofre Quisay Quiton Sr.

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Onofre Quisay “Papa Ono” Quiton Sr., 73, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki dishwasher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Oliver B. and Onofre Q. Jr., daughter Cheryl Q. Agustin, brothers Rolando John “Rueben” and Rodrigo Ray, sisters Virginia Ramos and Vangie Quiton-Ditchen, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lee Noelani Rapp

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 12, 2014
Lee Noelani Rapp, 46, of Kaneohe, a sales associate, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Ashlee, mother Catherine, sister Catherine Ng and a grandchild. Private services. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Laura Yoshie Sakai

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Laura Yoshie Sakai, 83, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper at the Salvation Army Headquarters in Los Angeles, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Philip and sisters Gloria Goto, Marion Nishi, Thelma Gima and Barbara Mende. Private services.

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James Akio Shimozono

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 12, 2014
James Akio Shimozono, 85, of Honolulu, a retired real estate broker and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Wailea, South Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Andrew J., Kenneth J. and Alan J.; sister Sachiko Imaizumi; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Kimberly Kehaulani Burdett

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 16, 2014
Kimberly Kehaulani Burdett, 51, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Boysie L.; sons Brydon, Brason “Baba,” David and Makana; daughters Brannon Donato, Bayzee Walker and Amber and Emberocia Burdett; sister Kandy Merriales; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Florence F. Tamanaha

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Aug. 12, 2014
Florence F. Tamanaha, 89, of Loma Linda, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Mission Elementary School teacher, died in Loma Linda. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Richard Rasay Delos Santos

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Richard Rasay Delos Santos, 28, of Waipahu, a cafeteria worker, died in Aiea. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by parents Quirico and Lina, and grandparent Clarita Rasay. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Janet Aiko Umeda

Posted On October 31st, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Janet Aiko Umeda, 90, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Alan, daughter Gayle Ching and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Takeko Isa Eder

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 21, 2014
Takeko Isa Eder, 78, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Okinawa. She is survived by daughters Kim M. Eder, Ayesha A. Emanuel and Yoshino Bacigalupo; sisters Toshiko Ohama and Fumiko Toguchi; and eight grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities of Hawaii.

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Bruce Nalani Tomokazu Enos Sr.

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 23, 2014
Bruce Nalani Tomokazu Enos Sr., 65, of Pearl City, a Unitek construction laborer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth C.; son Bruce N.T. Jr.; daughters Yvette Yadao, Harrie-Lynn Kalua and Trixie Davis; hanai sons Francis, Joshua and Paige; hanai mother Josephine Chai; brothers Robin, Gilbert and Kevin Enos, and Anthony M. Kauanaulu; sisters Alberta Ogawa and Melanie E. Bucsit; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Greater Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 53-776 Kamehameha Highway, Hauula. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Elsa Anna Gomes

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 3, 2014
Elsa Anna Gomes, 86, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany. She is survived by son Paul, daughters Maryann Kertell and Juliana Jordan, brother Karl Lotz, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Beatrice Hall Higa

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Aug. 12, 2014
Beatrice Hall Higa, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sister Florence A. Duarte. Private services.

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Mildred Fumiye Hrab

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Sept. 8, 2014
Mildred Fumiye Hrab, 95, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Cal Katahara, daughter Jaynee Koga, brother Calvin Misono, sisters Geraldine Utsugi and Carole Kaneshige, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Gladys Toshiko Mawae

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 17, 2014
Gladys Toshiko Mawae, 87, of Pearl City, a retired Speedy’s Supermarket cashier, died in Pearl City. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She is survived by sons Wes, Moses and James “Kimo” Mawae, and William M. “Bill” Higa; brothers Robert and William “Takeshi” Higa; sisters Florence Ha and Rose Chynoweth; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jean Fumie Miyahira

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Aug. 17, 2014
Jean Fumie Miyahira, 81, of Pearl City, a retired secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kelvin H. and Myron M., daughter Lenora M. Smith, mother Elsie Y. Takao, brother Wilfred S. Takao and sisters Alice K. Kanemori and Fay A. Furuta. Private services.

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Atsushi Okata

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 4, 2014
Atsushi “Tootsie” Okata, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Waipahu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by daughters June Higa and Lynn Ventura; brothers Toshio, Yoshito and Koichi; sisters Chizuko Yasuhara and Alice Nagamatsu; caregiver Cynthia Pablo; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Nam Kyong Park

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 26, 2014
Nam Kyong Park, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Diamond Head Cookie Co. factory worker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Pusan, Korea. He is survived by wife Soon Hee Woo, son Song Ho, daughter Jul Mi, numerous brothers and sisters, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Pius X. Services: 11 a.m.

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Elizabeth Calurio Pongasi

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 3, 2014
Elizabeth Calurio Pongasi, 89, of Aiea, a retired waitress at Coco’s and Forty Niner’s, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Anthony and Billy Alcover; daughters Yvonne Angut, Cynthia Paulino, Victoria and Carmen Guillory, Gloria Pongasi, Leona Pongasi-Critchlow and Patricia Pongasi-Goldson; 23 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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James Masao Abe

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 20, 2014
James Masao Abe, 67, of Mililani, a retired Army sergeant, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Josh K. Crimin and Bronson K. Abe, daughter Carole L. Abe-Hernandez, brothers Paul and Richard, sisters Aileen Stewart and Marilee Lyons, and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Rudy Ramones Rivera

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Rudy Ramones Rivera, 68, of Ewa Beach, a retiree from Society Painting Co. in Pearl City, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Linda L.; daughters Rhonda R. Hayashida and Sherrle B. “ShaSha” Rivera; brothers Robert, Mario Jr. and Arthur; sisters Natividad Bolosan and Susan Rivera; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church, 712 N. School St. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Audrey Ululani Ah Nee

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 20, 2014
Audrey Ululani Ah Nee, 76, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence W. Jr., Rawlins, Rowlling, Norman, Ronald, Warner and Randy; daughters Rawleen Reis, Lawreen Kapiko, Rowleen Cruz, Darlene Lum and Lawraleen Adewunmi; sister Esther Calderia; 28 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harold Anthony Strapple

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 19, 2014
Harold Anthony Strapple, 61, of Kailua, a retired parts department manager at Servco Pacific Inc. at Windward Toyota, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vicki Lani, daughters Jami Strapple-Jingao and Jenna Strapple, brother Robert J. and sister Theresa A. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Kailua. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to be held at a later date at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Clifford Iwao Arinaga

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 3, 2014
Clifford Iwao Arinaga, 89, of Honolulu, an attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Esther K., sons Bruce M. and Paul S., daughter Susan A. Li, brothers Robert N. and Tom, sisters Fujiko N. Mamura and Rachel T. Tamura, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Elaine Sadako Sugimoto

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 21, 2014
Elaine Sadako Sugimoto, 71, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Byron, daughter Debra S. Lee, mother Doris Yamane, brother Kelvin Kurisu, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Beryl Joyce Cambridge

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 26, 2014
Beryl Joyce Cambridge, 99, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Port Limon, Costa Rica. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Yvonne, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ascencion Catholic Church, 65-1235 Kawaihae Road, Puako, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Refreshments to follow.

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Shigeko Takamine

Posted On October 30th, 2014 -

Oct. 26, 2014
Shigeko Takamine, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired assistant manager at Ben Franklin in Waimea, Hawaii, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Yoshinobu “Nobu”; sons Ronald Haimoto and Jeffrey and Blane Takamine; daughter Nadine Bondallian; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hamakua Jodo Mission, Paauhau Mauka. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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