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Sandra Mae Ventura

Posted On January 4th, 2016 -

Dec. 24, 2015
Sandra Mae Ventura, 75, of Waialua, a dietitian, died. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Robert and Alfred Prado Jr.; daughters Renee Prado, Michelle Peru and Francine Kawahakui; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumotuary.com.

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Richard C.L. Wong

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Dec. 7, 2015
Richard C.L. “Pipi/Peepsight” Wong, 85, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Air National Guard retiree formerly employed by Dole Pineapple Co. and Board of Water Supply, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lucy K., sons Bert and Byron, daughter Bonnie K. Gaison, brothers Wilfred and Stanley, sister Shirley W. Chock, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Margaret Silva Ahuna

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Dec. 9, 2015
Margaret Silva Ahuna, 94, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker and former Hamakua Country Club employee, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. She was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons John III and Alvin M.; daughters Naomi Campbell, Joanne Erlandson and Celeste Tiogangco; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Hamakua Country Club. Casual attire.

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Rosaline Pabro Almazan

Posted On January 4th, 2016 -

Dec. 3, 2015
Rosaline Pabro Almazan, 75, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Loa macadamia nut factory worker and a licensed practical nurse for Life Care Center of Hilo, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by her sons Jesse, Chris A. and Nathan; daughters Lita Woodall and Desiree Almazan-Bolos; brother Antonio Pabro; sisters Annalysa and Maria Pabro, Cindy Watarida and Toni Smith; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Keaau Community Center. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Lucia Frances Benoza

Posted On January 4th, 2016 -

Dec. 9, 2015
Lucia Frances Benoza, 70, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kevin; daughters Kristin Higa, Sheryl Anderson and Janel Tabion; brother Ronald S. Parages; sister Genevieve Delos Santos; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Maximo R. Cadelinia

Posted On January 4th, 2016 -

Nov. 21, 2015
Maximo R. “Arte” Cadelinia, 89, of Ewa, a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War and retired Ewa Plantation Oahu Sugar Co. employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Chrispina; sons Errol, Alvin, Darrell, Neil, Dave, Steven and Nolan; daughters Mabel Lubeck, Laurie Albin and Shellie Kitchen; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Phairin Kuali’ikana’auao Hicks

Posted On January 4th, 2016 -

Nov. 27, 2015
Phairin Kuali’ikana’auao Hicks, 19, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Robert “Bobby” and Jaycine, brother Kaizen, sister Basia and grandparents Lincoln P. and Kapiolani “Dolly” Naiwi, and Theodore L. and Yvonne Chilson. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Angeline Kekua

Posted On January 4th, 2016 -

Dec. 5, 2015
Angeline Kekua, 78, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Michael Gaspar; daughter Tammy Olmstead; sisters Helena Carrancho, Mabel Sedeno and Roseline Soto; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Evelyn Camacho Kiyabu

Posted On January 4th, 2016 -

Dec. 11, 2015
Evelyn Camacho Kiyabu, 76, of Honolulu, a custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Walter S., sons Walter S. Jr. and Warren S., daughter Debra M.L. Hamada, hanai daughter Gail Kawaguchi, nine grandchildren and two hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Patricia Dell Korban-Lane

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Dec. 28, 2015
Patricia Dell “Pat” Korban-Lane, 71, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a Triad Management lead accountant, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Lincoln, Neb. She is survived by daughter Kelly Lawrence, sister Sunday Chumbley and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Judith Marie Ladner

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Dec. 25, 2015
Judith Marie Ladner, 59, of Kapaa, Kauai, formerly of Leucadia, Calif., a manager of Cardiff-by-the-Sea Travel Agency, died at home. She was born in East Orange, N.J. She is survived by husband Michael; daughters Vanessa Souza and Dana Trujillo; mother Geraldine Guempel; sisters MaryJo Delaney, Jerri Kerrigan, Kate Graham, Elaina Cotton, Georgette Mack and Linda Groh; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Ellen Yin Tai Chun Burgess

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 26, 2015
Ellen Yin Tai Chun Burgess, 89, of Kailua, a retired state employee and a lei maker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alvin “Tutue Boy” Keahi, daughters Joanna K. Yates and Puanani Carvalho, brother Benjamin Chun and sister Elfrieda Tsukayama. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Oahu Country Club. Flowers welcome.

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Wah Pau

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 24, 2015
Wah Pau, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Hei Lun Chan and Thomas Tan, daughter Hei Hung Chan, sister Wen Pao and six grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Jan. 10 at Borthwick Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Service: 1:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Dianita Carino Cabalce

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 22, 2015
Dianita Carino Cabalce, 84, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Onofre; sons Nestor and Milo; daughters Flory Ito, Josephine Matias, Bella Doan and Mila Javier; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Keaau. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Juan Cocol Ramelb

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 26, 2015
Juan Cocol Ramelb, 91, of Pukalani, Maui, a farmer, died in Kahului. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Agapito and Hermes, daughters Tina Galiza and Nora Agpaoa, sisters Timotea Deniega and Rosa Estabillo, brother Alezandro and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Service: 10 a.m.

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Cheryl Ann Calvan

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 8, 2015
Cheryl Ann Calvan, 52, of Maui, a Hawaii regional human resources director for Kmart stores, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Brendan Yamamura, daughter Andrea Thomas-Calvan, parents Charles and Femia, brother Charles P., former husband Corey Yamamura and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m.

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Grace Asako Sagami

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 11, 2015
Grace Asako Sagami, 92, of Honolulu died. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Christopher Y., daughters Beverly H. Miyamoto and Pamela M. Webb, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Leonora Yoshiko Carpio

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Dec. 30, 2015
Leonora Yoshiko Carpio, 76, of Wailuku died in Kahului. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Herman and Scott; daughters Melanie Ruiz, Lorry Vierra and Elena Kamai; brothers Lawrence, Randy, Donald and Nathan Cabanilla; sisters Priscilla Mikell and Karen Coloma; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Prayer service: 6 p.m. No flowers; lei welcome.

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Morgan Alan Sniffen

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 11, 2015
Morgan Alan Sniffen, 50, of Aiea, a chef at Shinsho Tei, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife May; daughter Mia; mother Lynette H.; brothers Roger, Obed Jr., Brian, Edwin, Darren and Shannon; and sisters Shelyne Valenciano and Shawnalyn Schiller. Celebration of life at noon Saturday at Shinsho Tei, 1613 Nuuanu Ave. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rogelio Curammeng

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 11, 2015
Rogelio “Swift” Curammeng, 58, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by companion Marisa Agres, brother Bonifacio “Boni” and sister Mary Calegari. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery, Haiku.

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Roque Virginio Solmerin

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 5, 2015
Roque Virginio Solmerin, 76, of Hilo, a retired estimator with Society Contracting, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Lois K.; sons Jason, Gary, Robert and Darren; daughters Tammyranae Galzote and Kimberly Arianoff; brothers James and John Solmarin; sisters Magdalena Babas and Josephine Vegas; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 30 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Martha Lynn Ferris

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 15, 2015
Martha Lynn Ferris, 67, of Wailuku died. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Max Jr.; sons Max Ferris III and Osamu Nishimura; daughters Marni Aina, Sadie Estrella and Monica Ferris; mother Paula Keck; stepfather Lester Keck; brothers Miguel and Daniel Sanudo; sisters Mary Osborne and Diana Scovill; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m.

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Marshall Salvador Sunajo

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 5, 2015
Marshall Salvador “Marsh” Sunajo, 40, of Mililani, a Honolulu Police Department officer, died in Stateline, Nev. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Matthew “Matt” and Michael “Mikey,” daughter Valerie “Val,” mother Emerlinda “Erma” Nomura, stepfather Alan Nomura, brother Clifford and sister Grace Nakamura. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Wake service: 7 p.m. Graveside service and burial: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Leslie A. Granat

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 28, 2015
Leslie A. Granat, 72, of Kihei, Maui, died. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by spouse Kalehua Darneal and sister Jill Handelsman. Graveside services held. Celebration of life at a later date.

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Arthur Tomozo Yamamoto

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Dec. 27, 2015
Arthur Tomozo Yamamoto, 81, of Honolulu, a retired partner in the accounting firm of Ernst & Young and a retired Army lieutenant colonel, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael and David, daughters Kathy Ohtani and Liane Leong, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church. Service: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

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John Keahi Harris Jr.

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Nov. 21, 2015
John Keahi Harris Jr., 70, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired night auditor with Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay Hotel, a night/income auditor with the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows, and an office manager for Bri’oni, died at home. He was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Betty Raymond and Tedieth P. McColgan. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Victoria Young Kanoa

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 26, 2015
Victoria Young Kanoa, 85, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Isaac Jr., Anthony and Wayne; daughters Roseanne “Amoe” Kanoa, Geri Ching and Linda Nagata; sister Antarina Moore; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 11 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

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Charlee L. Kekuna

Posted On January 3rd, 2016 -

Dec. 18, 2015
Charlee L. Kekuna, 47, of Nanakuli died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Charloreal Kekuna and Racheal Naone; parents Charles L. Sr. and Goldie L.R. Naone; brothers Charles L. Naone Jr. and Charles L. Naone III; and sisters Charlita Mahoe, Charmaine Willet, Charlotte and Charla Naone, Charron Naone-Carter, and Charlynn Atualevao. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Door of Faith Church. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Wallace Eldon Kuloloio Jr.

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Dec. 15, 2015
Wallace Eldon Kuloloio Jr., 78, of Wailuku, a Department of Education custodian and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Jane Ann, sons James O. and Eldon K., daughters Ruth Ann N. Kuloloio and Victoria N. Puaoi, siblings Comfort M. Sado and Leslie A.A. Kuloloio, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Celebration of life service: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m.

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Rodney Shew Hong Leong Sr.

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Dec. 12, 2015
Rodney Shew Hong Leong Sr., 83, of Honolulu, a retired city deputy chief budget officer and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mabel, sons Rodney Jr. and Randy, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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