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Seung Fa Yuen

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 12, 2013
Seung Fa Yuen, 89, of Honolulu, a civil engineer, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brother Watson Seung Hee and sisters Shuk Sim Fung and Shuk Fon Yuen. Services pending. Private inurnment.

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Raymonda Helen Haney

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 8, 2013
Raymonda Helen “Monda” Haney, 54, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Polynesia Cafe kitchen manager, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by father Stanley Carvalho; former husband Michael Cardinez; sons Mikey and Tyrus “T.C.” Cardinez; daughters Kalei Cardinez and Kanani Makekau; brothers Kaina, Kaleo, Destry and Dawson Carvalho, Mitch Fanning, Alika Haney and Eleu Kuhaulua; sisters Noreen Kaneholani, Billie-Jean Hairston, Moki Rivera and Abi and Lokelani Kuhaulua; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. April 5 at Lydgate Beach Park, Kamalani Big Pavilion.

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Masanori Nakamura

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 10, 2013
Masanori “Masa” Nakamura, 80, of Honomu, Hawaii, a retired Oahu Country Club executive chef and an Army veteran, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Honomu. He is survived by wife Keiko, stepson Mark Toguchi and brother Yoshinori Nakamura. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Stephen Kar-Kui Yuen

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 17, 2013
Stephen Kar-Kui “Spanky” Yuen, 37, of Honolulu died. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Stella H.C. Services at a later date.

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Susan Lynn Harper

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 11, 2013
Susan Lynn Harper, 58, of Keaau, Hawaii, a U.S. government oil spill cleaner and a certified diver, died at home. She was born in Saipan. She is survived by husband Blaine Perguson, parents John and Lou, brothers Gary and Wayne, and sisters Linda M. Hunt and Deborah Bentley. Private services.

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Rose Leilani Needham

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 7, 2013
Rose Leilani Needham, 83, of Nanakuli and Waianae, a retired medical assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George K. and Dennis L. Kaluna; daughters Consuelo Tanaka, and Lei, Ala and Rosella L. Kaluna; brother Paul; sisters Violet Ferreira, Lillian Silva and Olivia Dagostino; 19 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools campus. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Grant Jun Hironaka

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 7, 2013
Grant Jun Hironaka, 56, of Kaneohe, a carpenter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Yaeko, son John K. Kamalae, daughter Jill K. Lucas, hanai daughter Celeste Hanawahine, sister Lynn M. Parscal and six grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Michael Inn Goo Noh

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 17, 2013
Michael Inn Goo Noh, 60, of Honolulu, a Realtor and maintenance employee, died at home. He was born in South Korea. He is survived by wife Kyung Ja; daughters Adrianne, Julianne and Olivia; mother Jung Lim; and brother Frank. Visitation: 4 p.m. today at Korean Catholic Church, Manoa, 2949 Kahawai St. Services: 5 p.m.

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Janice Mitsue Kadooka

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 25, 2013
Janice Mitsue “Jan” Kadooka, 67, of Kailua-Kona, a retired registered nurse at Kona Community Hospital and a seamstress, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Marty Martinez, son Scott, daughters Kimberly Kunitomo and Joy Hamada, sisters June Yukumoto and Mae Oshiro, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. March 29 at Grace Community Church. Services: noon.

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Herbert Hiroshi Okano
Jane Akiko Okano

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 13, 2013 / March 13, 2013
Herbert Hiroshi Okano, 89, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a retired high school teacher and counselor, coffee and macadamia nut farmer and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion, died in Kona Community Hospital; and wife Jane Akiko Okano, 86, a retired schoolteacher and coffee and macadamia nut farmer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honalo, Hawaii. She was born in Honolulu. They are survived by son Darrell, daughter Laurie Landowski and two grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Takeshi. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Daifukuji Soto Mission, Honalo. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Thelma Sampaio Anders

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 28, 2013
Thelma Sampaio Anders, 81, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Virgil T. Sr.; sons Ronnie and Gerald Arevalo, and Virgil Anders Jr.; daughter Velma Cabral; sister Marie Nakachi; 16 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. April 2 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kenichi Kawasaki

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 19, 2013
Kenichi Kawasaki, 95, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by sons Gordon and Allen, and daughter Sandra. Private services.

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Ann Yaeko Naka Okino

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 25, 2013
Ann Yaeko Naka Okino, 72, of Fullerton, Calif., died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth K., sons Kerry and Kelvin, brothers Robert and Chester Naka, sister Linda Yoshida and two grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

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Blossom Keliheaokekai Asuncion

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 11, 2013
Blossom “Bea” Keliheaokekai Asuncion, 84, of Mililani, a retired manager for Scotty’s and Byron’s Drive Inn, died at home. She was born in Laie. She is survived by sons Melvin H., Philip and Jason K.; daughter Teana Vann; sisters Victoria “Kiki” Christensen, Jacqueline Chang and Rochelle Asao; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: noon Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Anne Umeno Kiyabu

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 4, 2013
Anne Umeno Kiyabu, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Manoa Senior Care, Kaimuki. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Ken S.. Paul K. and Leslie S.; daughter Patricia O. Monteith; brother Yoshio Nakasone; sisters Sueno Furukawa and Rita Nakasone; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Lina Kafovalu Po‘oi

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 12, 2013
Lina Kafovalu Po‘oi, 64, of Sacramento, Calif., a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Faleloa, Tonga. She is survived by husband Sioeli “Joe”; sons Sitiveni, Salesi and Loni; daughter Ilaisaane; brothers Salesi, Kepueli, Tevita V. and Siliva Kafovalu; sisters Eseta M. Koli, Lineti ‘Aholelei, Koini Temo and Sisilia Manupule; and 12 grandchildren. Private services.

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Thomas Sakunobu Azama

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 25, 2013
Thomas Sakunobu Azama, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Heeia. He is survived by brother Jerry S. and sisters Elaine Shimabuku, Hazel Nakama and Nancy Takata. Private services.

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David Kaukaha Lanai Jr.

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Oct. 20, 2012
David Kaukaha Lanai Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a retired Primerica employee and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Elks Honolulu Lodge, Waikiki. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Clifford Nolan Rodrigues

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 9, 2013
Clifford Nolan Rodrigues, 58, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Transit Service bus operator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karan; sons Cheyenne, Clifford Jr. and Jon-Ray; daughter Chaz; brother Clayton; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 29 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robin Sue Barnhouse

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 11, 2013
Robin Sue Barnhouse, 55, of Pearl City died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Muncie, Ind. She is survived by husband Cecil J., mother Iona Combs and brothers Mike Hardwick and Ervin Myers Jr. Private services.

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James David Lee

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 8, 2013
James David “Kimo” Lee, 42, of Hilo, a mason, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Alfred, Robert S. Jr. and Theodore; and sisters Roberta Vea and Mirriam Lee. Private services.

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James Yoshiyuki Sakamoto

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 14, 2013
James Yoshiyuki Sakamoto, 84, of Honolulu, proprietor of Edo Shokudo and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Shimako Nakamura. Private services.

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Alberta Carrie Botelho

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 23, 2013
Alberta Carrie Botelho, 82, of Keaau, Hawaii, a musician, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughters Sandra de La Cruz and Dawn Eggstaff, sister Jean Ongies, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Queen’s Medical Center.

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Bumiko Lukes

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 10, 2013
Bumiko Lukes, 70, of Waipahu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in the Marshall Islands. She is survived by sons Alee, Jack and Jackson Ading, Misio and Lucas Lucas, and Martin and Jellenwa Masao; and daughters Martha Kaious, Misako Lucas and Miko Masao. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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George Takeo Sasaki

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 1, 2013
George Takeo Sasaki, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Sears sales manager, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jean. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Marcella Leinaala Kaopua Brede

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 11, 2013
Marcella Leinaala Kaopua Brede, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House assistant buyer, died, She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by Paul K. Jr. and Robert K.; daughters Karen P. Soon, NancyAnn M. Souza and Catherine M. Ogata; brother Glenn Kaulukukui; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Chapel, Kaneohe. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Mary Lyman-Viela

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 4, 2013
Mary Lyman-Viela, 48, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John L. Lyman-Tremaine, daughters Tiare and Kiani, mother Henrietta “Etta” Lyman, brother Elmer Pascua, sister Michele “Miki” Lyman-Luckfield and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Genevieve P. Senas

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Feb. 20, 2013
Genevieve P. Senas, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital nurse, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Stephen P., Jose Jr. and Donald; daughter Janet; brother Martin Ponce; sister Violet Kakaio; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alfred Carter

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

Jan. 29, 2013
Alfred Carter, 84, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired architectural engineer for the city Department of Planning and Permitting, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sisters Grace Lum and Kauilani Chun. Graveside services: noon Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to a charity of donor’s choice. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Falefatu Tamapua Maluina

Posted On March 22nd, 2013 -

March 11, 2013
Falefatu Tamapua Maluina, 64, of Honolulu, a merchant seaman, died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Scilla; sons Clinton, Danny and Jason; daughters Pauline, Monica and Uilani; and 12 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sand Island Beach Park. Beach attire. No flowers. Monetary offerings welcome.

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