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Ruby Bok Shunee Beppu

Posted On June 6th, 2013 -

May 26, 2013
Ruby Bok Shunee Beppu, 68, of Kapolei, a retired Servco Toyota customer services representative, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dennis, son Barry Kaneshiro, daughter Andrell Aoki, brothers Norman Chan and Sarge Kane, sister Jody Kane, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Alfred Yamamoto

Posted On June 6th, 2013 -

May 18, 2013
Alfred Yamamoto, 86, of Lihue, a printer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy, sons Dr. Alfred Jr. and Steve, brother Jonah, sister Helen Kure and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Katherine Keola Cain

Posted On June 6th, 2013 -

May 19, 2013
Katherine Keola Cain, 83, of Kapaau, Hawaii, an electrocardiogram technician, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Niulii, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael, Richard and David; daughter Cathy Helmick; brothers James and Charles Phillip; sisters Rose and Esther Maeda, Daisy Naihe, Theresa Mahi, Cynthia Hatanaka and Vivian Kim; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery.

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Yoshi A. Kiyabu

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 19, 2013
Yoshi A. Kiyabu, 88, of Honolulu, former owner of DennMar Beauty Salon, died in Manoa Cottage Care Home, Kaimuki. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by husband Harry S., son Dennis M., daughter Marlene G., brother James M. Akagi, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Vivian Sung Yea Lancaster

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May 25, 2013
Vivian Sung Yea Lancaster, 93, of Honolulu, a food industry manager, died in Aiea. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Al and Joe, daughters Pat and Pam, hanai sister Hernani Aguilar and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortaury.com.

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Leroy Charles Lee

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

April 2, 2013
Leroy Charles Lee, 68, of Wahiawa, a retired Army aircraft mechanic specialist who served in the Vietnam War, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Donald Cryts; daughters Angie Jones, Liza Lee, Michelle Maielua and Melissa Taylor; brothers Larry Jr., Alan and Leonard; sister Leila; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Haleiwa Beach Park, near the boat harbor. Scattering of ashes: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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Jose Tabuyo Magbual Jr.

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

April 21, 2013
Jose Tabuyo “Boy” Magbual Jr., 65, of Waipahu, a Kapolei Golf Course retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Edna B.; son Jonathan; daughter Joyce; brothers Jimmy, Gilbert and Danny; sisters Irene and Vicky Inis, Fely Inofinada, Flory Fermin and Lisa Oasay; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Kenji Muraki

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 28, 2013
Charles Kenji Muraki, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired self-employed roof estimator, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Florentina, son Mark, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Craig Cathcart Painter

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 30, 2013
Craig Cathcart Painter, 57, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a carpenter and drywall installer, died at home. He was born in London. He is survived by daughter Joy, brothers Michael Potts and Darryl Painter, sister Sharlene and a grandchild. Private services.

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Atchuo Ueta Palik

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 17, 2013
Atchuo Ueta Palik, 27, of Kailua-Kona, a Wendy’s restaurant kitchen helper, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kosrae, Micronesia. He is survived by mother Nita Freddy; adoptive mother Linne; brothers Casey, Winton, Freddy and Justin Freddy, and Tulensa Skilling; sisters Michigo Thompson, Kimie Sigrah and Gazaia Freddy; stepbrothers Tulensa, Tholman, Samuel and Jacob; and stepsister Lucy Abraham. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Kosrae Congregational Church, Kalaoa, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Waimea County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Patrick and Phillip Domingo Vitug Patiak

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May 25, 2013
Patrick and Phillip Domingo Vitug Patiak, infant twin sons of Jose Felino Patiak and Leilani Patiak of Honolulu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. They were born in Honolulu. They are also survived by grandparents Roger and Zenaida Agsalda. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Aloha attire.

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Wilfred J. Perreira

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 25, 2013
Wilfred J. “Pal” Perreira, 80, of Haiku, Maui, a self-employed farmer, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Bernice J.; daughters Bernadette Aguirre, Doreen Pu, Winifred Cambra and Jacqueline Apigo; brothers Harry, Charles, Clarence, Benny, Howard, Melvin and Gerald; sister Mildred Jones; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kenneth Albert Roberts

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 24, 2013
Kenneth Albert Roberts, 79, of Kailua, a security officer at Household Credit Services in California, died in Kailua. He was born in Salt Lake City. He is survived by wife Patricia; son Buster Kauahikaua; daughters Ginger Kalamau, Momi King, Lisa Hanohano, Cindy Bracisco and Diana Adams; sisters Sharon and Darlene; and 16 grandchildren. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Angeles Rivera Aceret

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 6, 2013
Angeles Rivera Aceret, 97, of Ewa Beach, a Del Monte retiree, died in Mililani. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Liborio and Eulalio, daughter Estrellia Tojo, brothers Dominador and Jorge Rivera, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Hon Inn Wong

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 30, 2013
Hon Inn Wong, 84, of Honolulu, a retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Clayton and Pak Keung, daughter Kit Fujii, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Keolanui Celades

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 23, 2013
Mary Keolanui Celades, 85, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rosindo, son David I., daughters Joyce Uzzel and Iris D. Celades, brother Samuel “Sambo” Keolanui, sister Dorothy Keolanui, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2055 Kamehameha IV Road, Honolulu. Visitation to follow services. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Joseph Kalani Yim Jr.

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 2, 2013
Joseph Kalani Yim Jr., 65, of Aiea, a Verizon sales engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Ann Cayetano; sons Christopher and Spencer Yim, and Kirk Cayetano; daughters Sherilyn Yim and Roni Cayetano; mother Daisy Ching; brother Thomas Yim; and sisters Sheila Keolanui, Jodean Lopes and Ivy Rabaino. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Dominic K. Dela Cruz

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May 9, 2013
Dominic K. Dela Cruz, 51, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Domingo and Elizabeth, brothers Dalbert K. and Deroy K., and sisters Lisa A. Iman, Danette P. Hall and Darna P. Garcia. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Oneula Beach Park (“Hau Bush”), Ewa Beach. Services: 11 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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Carmen Erlandiz

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

June 1, 2013
Carmen “Dolores” Erlandiz, 66, of Lihue, a medical supply distributor, died. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Angeliz “Angie” Davis and Jasmine “Jazz” Mariano-Hardy; brothers Michael and James Reyes, and August, Stanley and Edward Erlandiz; sister Myra-Linda Sakai; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo, Kauai. Mass: 11 a.m.

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John Richard Haley

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

March 10, 2013
John Richard Haley, 67, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard retiree and a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katherine, son Kennedy and brother James. Private services.

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Bryan Tokuichi Hiromoto

Posted On June 5th, 2013 -

May 26, 2013
Bryan Tokuichi Hiromoto, 57, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired ABR LLC chief technology officer, died in Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Karen C., son Albert E., father Hideaki “Dickie,” brother Kyle and sister Noryne. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Services: 3 p.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Eugene Stanley Gomes

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

Nov. 18, 2012
Eugene Stanley “Pops” Gomes, 82, of Honolulu, a retired city construction foreman and employee with various security agencies, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dereklee and Keith Gomes, and Lance Ah Quin; daughters Jessica Miles, Janis Gomes, Luwana Ah Quin and Roxanne and Kelly Miller; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services at a later date; for information, call Dereklee at 386-9527.

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Feliza Faustino Sabado

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

April 16, 2013
Feliza Faustino Sabado, 87, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Gregorio, son Arnie, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Caroline Hatori

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

May 6, 2013
Caroline Hatori, also known as “Caroline Kaili,” 80, of Honolulu, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alfred Kaili Jr.; daughters Janice Guy, Lori Silva, Cheryl Hosea and Leeann Kaili; hanai sons Keone and Kupono Papaia; brother Joe Seipel; sister Ruby Malepeai; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. June 11 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Timothy Francis Shea Jr.

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

May 10, 2013
Timothy Francis Shea Jr., 51, of Kahuku, an auto mechanic, died. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Mae, sons Koa Shea and Marshall Carvalho, daughter Kristi Carvalho, brothers Everett Tyrrell and Keoki Bognar, sisters Tina Tyrrell and Tammy Shea, and six grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: noon Sunday at Kualoa Beach Park.

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Kenneth Tadashi Higashionna

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

May 19, 2013
Kenneth Tadashi “Kenji” Higashionna, 60, of Honolulu, an Army National Guard veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Alisa Kato; brothers Hiroshi, George, Gary and Nathan; sisters Faith Yoshinaga and Charlene Higashionna; and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robin Yale Kimm Simeona

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

May 23, 2013
Robin Yale Kimm Simeona, 51, of Waimanalo died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Chakiris and Chad; daughters Shina White and Sarina Haug; father Randall Sr.; brothers Randall Jr., Princeton, Vestal and James; sister Ran-Li Nii; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Waimanalo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Celebration of life: 2:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Helen Ayame Hirata

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

May 24, 2013
Helen Ayame Hirata, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Trading Co. packer, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Howard K., daughters Janet S. Pentz and Patricia R. Hirata, brothers Kenji and Thomas Sumida, sister Jean S. Takumi, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Dora Apau Sing

Posted On June 4th, 2013 -

April 24, 2013
Dora Apau Sing, 91, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hospice of Hilo, Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son William K. Jr., daughter Jamie M. Kawauchi, brother Clarence Apau, sisters Mabel MacLaren and Rachel Rabideau, seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Saeko Hodai

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May 17, 2013
Saeko Hodai, 84, of Honolulu, a retiree of Sears at Ala Moana Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Doreen A. and Sherry Y. Hodai, and Liane M. Tamanaha; sisters Sadie Minakami, Evelyn K. Motoyama and Irene K. Shigenaga; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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