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Edward Lunaliloonalani Kekoa

Posted On February 24th, 2014 -

Jan. 31, 2014
Edward Lunaliloonalani “Butch” Kekoa, 55, of Waianae, a retired city bus driver, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lona K.; son Edward L. Kekoa; daughters Charmaine “Tita” and Leimomi “Hoku” Kekoa and Rochelle “Mimi” Kane; mother Rebecca Kekoa; brothers Joe, Eddie and Michael; sisters Kaui Kamaunu, Uilani Arasato and Nel Kekoa; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Daniel E. Kelly Sr.

Posted On February 24th, 2014 -

Jan. 14, 2014
Daniel E. “Pastor Dan” Kelly Sr., 71, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol J.; sons Daniel Jr. and John; daughters Cathy Rabellizsa and Carol and Nancy Hauhio, Kim Rios and Bridgette Goodwin; sisters Sharon Nahinu and Charlotte Kelly; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Narako Kunimoto

Posted On February 24th, 2014 -

Feb. 11, 2014
Narako Kunimoto, 95, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired I. Kitagawa & Co. maintenance worker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Calvin, Earl and Melvin; daughter Pearl Yanabu; sisters Shimako Kunishi and Kiyoko Okahara; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Esther Chin Ock Lee

Posted On February 24th, 2014 -

Jan. 28, 2014
Esther Chin Ock Lee, 96, of Pearl City, a retired Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel housekeeper, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kenneth, Francis, Vernon, Reynold and Dennis; daughters Sharon Ota, Linda Lee and Jo Ann Koga; brother Francis Pak; sisters Chin Soon Pak and Serena Chin Sook Park; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tsunako N. Ito

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 14, 2014
Tsunako N. Ito, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Kalakaua Intermediate School cafeteria employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband James S.; daughters Gail Stults, Sharon Garcia and Melanie Ho; sister Tomio Nakano; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Joy Sanae Yamada

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 11, 2014
Joy Sanae Yamada, 50, of Waipahu, a human resources employee for Meadow Gold Dairy Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Steve S., daughter Stephanie, son Justin, parents Kenneth and June Oshiro, brother Kevin Oshiro and sisters Sandy and Gaye Oshiro. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. March 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Florence M. Jo

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 5, 2014
Florence M. Jo, 94, of Pearl City, a warehouse leader at the Navy Exchange at Barbers Point Naval Air Station, died in Aiea. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brother Donald “Chip” Matsushima, sister Mildred Yokoyama, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rosalinda Yamamoto-Honokaupu

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 10, 2014
Rosalinda Yamamoto-Honokaupu, 71, of Makawao, Maui, a retired airport security officer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Pauwela, Maui. She is survived by sons Clarence, Frank and John Yama-moto; adopted sons Jonathan, John, Peter and Jimmy Hono-kaupu; adopted daughters Jane and Doreen Honokaupu; brothers Daniel, Benedict and Anthony Almasin; sisters Frances Oshiro and Victoria Jennings; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kamaha’o Kahanu’ola Judalena

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 14, 2014
Kamaha’o Kahanu’ola Judalena, infant son of Julian Judalena and Ernelle Naho’oikaika-Ho’opi’i of Pahala, Hawaii, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Kalino; grandparents Ernest Naho’oikaika, Abigail Ho’opi’i, and Rudy and Nicole Judalena; and great-grandmother Abigail Morris-Ho’opi’i. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 7 at River of Life Assembly of God, Pahala. Services: 10 a.m. Call 928-8187 or 494-8997.

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Janet Matsuko Yonemori

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 8, 2014
Janet Matsuko Yonemori, 91, of Wahiawa, a Wahiawa General Hospital retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Brian, daughters Susan Akasaki and Marilyn Kiyono, brother George Kadoyama, sisters Betsy Aoki and Nancy Matsumoto, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Thomas Tomoitsu Abe

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 17, 2014
Thomas Tomoitsu Abe, 98, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. payroll clerk and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company G, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Alan, daughters Patricia Takatani and Sharon Uno, brother Shinsaku, sister Nora, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 4 at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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George K. Kamimura

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 15, 2014
George K. Kamimura, 78, of Wailuku, a retired Takamiya Market stock clerk, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sister Jean Takamiya. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jeffrey Zaugg

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Jeffrey “Hulkie” Zaugg, 64, of Kihei, Maui, a Pacific Home Loans mortgage broker and a Chart House employee, died. He was born in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He is survived by wife Sallie, son Zachary and brother Curtis. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Airport Beach. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Clarence Apau

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 9, 2014
Clarence Apau, 90, of Kailua, co-owner of Electrical Distributors Ltd. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Diane and sister Rachael Rabideau. Private services.

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Robert Largo Madrona

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 6, 2014
Robert Largo “Bobby” Madrona, 68, of Hilo, a musician, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Norine; sons Randall and Terry Clay, and Robert Carter; daughter Dinah Clay-Melvin; brothers Alfred, Kenneth and Bernard; sisters Irene Roberts, Catherine Salgado and Marcelina Pineda; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

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Russell Baliguat Sr.

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 10, 2014
Russell “Russ” Baliguat Sr., 57, of Ewa Beach, a fisherman, died in Aiea. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Sue; companion Donna Rios; son Russell Jr.; daughters Jackie Kaai, Tiffany Hunt and Pearl Flores; brother Mert; sister Nedrra Lanakila; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kamehameha Maertens

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Kamehameha “Kammy” Maertens, 99, of Honolulu, a real estate broker and an Army veteran, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Mona M. Maertens and Ivey K. Mitsuyuki, son Jack B., three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Margaret Lorraine DeCoite

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 7, 2014
Margaret Lorraine DeCoite, 77, of Haiku, Maui, a family genealogist, died at home. She was born in Kuau, Maui. She is survived by son Frank T., daughters Janet G. Figueroa and Suzette A. Ferguson, brothers Jimmy Rodrigues and George Rodrick, sisters Caroline Santiago and Genevieve Brown-Souza, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Anacleta Alimboyoguen Medrano

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Anacleta Alimboyoguen Medrano, 82, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Walmart greeter, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughters Pamela Mancia and Lynnette Medrano-Stine, brothers Harold and Ronald Alimboyoguen, sister Juanita Caspillo, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 4 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Tad T.A. Domingo

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 18, 2014
Tad T.A. Domingo, 69, of Waianae, a Coca-Cola Bottling Co. retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brothers Raymond Sr. and Frederick; and sisters Carmen Clark, Rosalie Hashimoto, Rosalinda Ojeda, Rosemary Stacey, Mona Davis, Veronica Sambrano and Vanessa Dias. Committal services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Daakara Andromedos Monson

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 18, 2014
Daakara Andromedos Monson, 30, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Polynesian Adventure Tours driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Fallon, Nev. He is survived by father Philip; mother Carrie; and brothers Hilary, Ian and Nur Monson, and Matthew Getchel. Private services.

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Jennifer Laureen Fagan

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 6, 2014
Jennifer Laureen Fagan, 33, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Valencia, Calif. She is survived by husband Kyle, daughters Chloe and Lucy, mother Kelley Naba-Nishimura, father Danny Naba, brother David, sisters Jasmine and Susan and grandparents John and Laureen Stockwell. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at King’s Chapel, 5740 Kalanianaole Highway. Services: 3:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Lei or loose flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert Shoji Nakashima

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 20, 2014
Robert Shoji Nakashima, 87, of Pearl City, a federal government retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith, sons Dennis and Wayne, brother Kenneth and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Darlene Fe’aomoeata

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 4, 2014
Mary Darlene “Dolly” Fe’aomoeata, 59, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kaina; brothers David, Gilbert, Manuela and Charles Medeiros; and sisters Pauline Easley, Ramona DiFolco, Hannah Silva and Pauline Walborn. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Sunday at Lanikai Beach. Inurnment to follow. Additional information for an obituary printed Feb. 19.

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Filomena Pascual Palting

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Filomena Pascual Palting, 88, of Waipahu, a Keoki’s Laulau food packer, died in Waipahu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Loreto, Abraham, Amante, Manuel and Marcus; daughters Magdalena Manuel, Leonarda Aquino, Marilyn Domingo, Leonora Antonio and Felicidad DelaCruz; 64 grandchildren; and 61 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Stanley John Gorzynski

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 11, 2014
Stanley John Gorzynski, 89, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government employee and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Schenectady, N.Y. He is survived by daughters Janice G. Smith and Judith C. Wright, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services in New York. Donations suggested to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 16 Wade Road #2, Latham, NY 12210.

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Bernaldo F. Quedding

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 14, 2014
Bernaldo F. Quedding, 86, of Kahului, a Maui Pine retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Floraida; sons Federico, Danilo and Marlon; daughters Menchita Quedding, Carolina Taganap and Helen Centeno; sister Leonora Antipolo; 20 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Kahului. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Barbara Ululani Haiola

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Feb. 18, 2014
Barbara Ululani Haiola, 53, of Laie, an office clerk, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kevin Jr. and Bransen, daughter Mahina, mother Barbara, brother John Jr., sisters Sandra and Vika, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie North Stake. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Yellow attire. Flowers welcome.

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Helen Chiyoko Sisemore

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 14, 2014
Helen Chiyoko Sisemore, 78, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughter Roxanne, brothers Donald and Kenneth Koga, and sister Barbara Koga. Private services.

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Dorothy Yitam Ho

Posted On February 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 25, 2014
Dorothy Yitam Ho, 86, of Honolulu, an operations supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Abraham and Donald and sister Marilyn. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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