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Cristina Pilar Lacar

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

July 9, 2014
Cristina Pilar Lacar, 85, of Honolulu, a salesclerk manager at the Salvation Army, died in Waipahu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Alexander “Alex,” daughter Ancelina “Annie,” two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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John Philip Schaefer

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

July 11, 2014
John Philip Schaefer, 93, of Kalaheo, Kauai, an Army veteran who served in World War II and a retired Pacific Machinery mechanic, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. He is survived by wife Emi D., son Jace, daughter Geraldine Tom, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life. No flowers.

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Elmer Louis LeBay

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

July 19, 2014
Elmer Louis LeBay, 92, of Milolii, Hawaii, a retired Kapiolani Community College professor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Tiffin, Ohio. He is survived by hanai son Stephen Green and sister Helen R. Orend. Private services.

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Pablo Cabardo Secretaria Jr.

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

July 23, 2014
Pablo Cabardo Secretaria Jr., 57, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Cebu City, Philippines. He is survived by brothers Paulino, Rolando, Edgardo, Felix, Menardo and Joel; and sisters Clarita Beldad, Dioly Null and Shirley Ligad. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at the family residence, 2386 Kapiolani Blvd. No. 303. For more information, call 949-4436. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Ethel Sueko Mukai

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

July 12, 2014
Ethel Sueko Mukai, 79, of Kailua, a retired U.S. government clerk, died in Hospice Hawaii’s Kailua home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eugene S., brother Kenneth S. Yoda and sister Martha Y. Horimoto. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Howard Nobu Takamori

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

June 5, 2014
Howard Nobu Takamori, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Army master sergeant and Bronze Star recipient, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Helen M., stepson Donn Motooka, stepdaughter Merle Okada, brother Tom, and sisters Betsy Ebina and Caroline Sano. Private services.

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Cheryl Beth Beshore

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

July 17, 2014
Cheryl Beth Beshore, 69, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a homemaker, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Gerold; sons Brady, Joey and Aron; daughters Naomi Sanders and Anna Beshore; sister Chaudrau Weekly; and seven grandchildren. Services to be scheduled at a later date.

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Paul Kekua Needham Sr.

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

July 22, 2014
Paul Kekua “Polo” Needham Sr., 88, of Waimanalo, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. electrician, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julia; sons Paul Jr. and Kevin; daughters Glenna “Nalani” Togo and Paula Taosoga; sisters Violet Ferreira, Lilian Silva and Olivia D’agostino; 15 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Reynaldo M. Villarreal

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

July 27, 2014
Reynaldo M. Villarreal, 68, of Makakilo, a pipefitter and a Navy veteran, died. He was born in New Braunfels, Texas. He is survived by wife Irene L., son Jeffrey S., daughter Shanen L. Cruz and two grandchildren. No services.

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Alice Carlos DeSilva

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

July 24, 2014
Alice Carlos DeSilva, 86, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Reginald, Roger and Roland “Pal”; daughter Gwen “Darling” Rankin; sisters Nora Lipe and Yvonne “Bonnie” Jackson; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Resurrection of the Lord, 94-1260 Lumikula St. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Herbert M. Miyahira

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

Jan. 22, 2014
Herbert M. Miyahira, 81, of Honolulu, an Army private first class who served in the Vietnam War, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by brother Robert and sister Jean. Private services.

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Norman Tadashi Nakashima

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

May 19, 2014
Norman Tadashi Nakashima, 64, of Reno, Nev., a Wells Fargo Advisors financial adviser, died outside Goldfield, Nev. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Megan and Maia Okumoto Nakashima, and brothers Brian and Michael. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Natividad Villanueva Sam

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 23, 2014
Natividad Villanueva Sam, 86, of Waianae died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Antonio C. Jr. and Les Villanueva, daughter Shirley Ann Brown, sister Louisa Pabre, eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Vivian M. Cabral

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 15, 2014
Vivian M. Cabral, 91, of Kailua, a retired cook, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence E. “Larry,” Ronald R. “Ronnie” and Donald D. “Donnie”; daughters Juliette V. “Julie” Larsen, Eileen Rodrigues, Frances A. “Pinky” Smith and Darlene C. “Deedee” Cabral; brother Eddie “Wallace” Marks; sisters Adeline Cabral, Dorothy Carvalho, Frances Freso and Catherine Gonsalves; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Vivian Leilani Vidinha Souza

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 22, 2014
Vivian Leilani Vidinha “Tutu” Souza, 96, of Kukuiula, Kauai, a Lawai Cannery forelady, died. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Louis “Sonny,” daughters Vivian “Lei” Nawai and Julie Souza, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m.

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Douglas Etsuo Ginoza

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 26, 2014
Douglas Etsuo “Doug” Ginoza, 57, of Honolulu, a state retiree and McKinley High School at-risk student counselor and mentor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carole R.; son Kale A. Rego; daughters Algina “Jeannie” Turner and Carrie-Ann L. Matsumura; brothers Henry, Mickey, Jerry, Donald and Wesley; sister Stephanie; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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R. Thomas Tietz

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 20, 2014
R. Thomas “Tom” Tietz, 74, of Honolulu, a retired lithographer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Dresden, Germany. He is survived by wife Kazuko, daughter Tina N.T. Leger, sister Cornelia and a grandchild. Private services.

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Wilfred Kenji Higa

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 27, 2014
Wilfred Kenji Higa, 74, of Kailua, a Department of the Army director of education, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy L.; daughter Irene Ausby; parents Thomas S. and May K.; brothers Walters S. and Wayne N.; sisters Katherine Tonokawa and Charolette Higa; grandparents Seizen and Tsuru Higa, and Kamado Takemoto; and a grandchild. Services pending. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Katherine Keiko Tomita

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Katherine Keiko Tomita, 90, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rusty, daughters Gail Tomita and Paulette Wage, brother Stanley Mashita, sister Gladys Yasada, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to American Cancer Society-Hawaii.

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June Yoneko Hishinuma

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 12, 2014
June Yoneko Hishinuma, 88, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Ramsay S.; sons James S., George and David S.; sister Umeko Meguro; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Chester Kiyoshi Uyeda

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 11, 2014
Mildred Asano Uyeda
June 12, 2014
Chester Kiyoshi Uyeda, 97, died in Kuakini Medical Center, and wife Mildred Asano Uyeda, 94, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. They were both of Honolulu and retired travel agents at Ala World Travel. He was also a retired Federal Aviation Administration administrative assistant and an Army veteran who served in World II with the 1399 Engineering Battalion. She was also a retired Ala World Travel tour guide. He was born in Honolulu. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. They are survived by sons Dennis N., Norman S. and Miles S.; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Hideo Komine

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 22, 2014
Hideo Komine, 84, of Honolulu, a night manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Dorothea; sons Gerald and Leslie; daughters Janice Date and Susanne English; brother Minoru; sisters Yaeko Furukawa, Miyoko Matsuoka and Barbara Shim; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Richard Wong

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 9, 2014
Richard “Bo” Wong, 79, of Mililani, a retired United Airlines mechanic and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Sarah Tate-michi; son David; hanai son Tracy Tatemichi; hanai daughters Lorraine Wichman, Laverne Waugh, Lorna Alisna and Livia Tatemichi-Higa; brothers Lawrence, Donald, Clarence, Clinton and Edward; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Winifred Kono

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Winifred “Wini” Kono, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Textile Distributors supervisor, died in St. Francis Hospice, Nuuanu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Shunso, daughter Susan H. Hashimoto, brothers Harold and Ralph Tatsuyama, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Naoko Ann Yahiku

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

July 15, 2014
Naoko Ann Yahiku, 75, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died at home. She was born on Okinawa. She is survived by son Glenn O., daughters Annette A. Strecker and Lisa Y. Yahiku-Hiromoto, mother Haru Asato, brother and sisters, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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David Hiwa Kalani Laemoa

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

May 30, 2014
David Hiwa Kalani Laemoa, 86, of Aiea, a retiree from Pacific Marine-Honolulu Shipyard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eleanor, daughters Stephanie and Patty, and sister Anita. Private services.

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Alice Puanani Lono

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Alice Puanani “Nani” Lono, 67, of Waimanalo, a retired Gomes Bus Co. bus driver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wayne E. Sr.; sons Wayne E. Jr., Wade K. Sr. and Shayne K.; daughter Amber Sydney N.K.; brothers Ward J. Jr. and Thomas C. Lemn; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Hazlett Thomas Weatherwax

Posted On July 29th, 2014 -

July 16, 2014
Hazlett Thomas Weatherwax, 64, of Honolulu, a retired city firefighter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife san shoppell, son Kana’i, daughter Shelley, mother Mildred K. and brothers Wallace and Wendell. Email alohahazlett@gmail.com for Aug. 10 service information and online condolences. Palaka and aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarship Fund or any other charitable organization. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Tomiko Kaneshiro

Posted On July 29th, 2014 -

July 12, 2014
Tomiko Kaneshiro, 87, of Honolulu, owner of the Japanese Seventh-Day Adventist Health Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sisters Fumie Toyama and Misayo Nishimura, and brother Toshimitsu. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Charles Patrick Ramelb

Posted On July 29th, 2014 -

June 7, 2014
Charles Patrick Ramelb, 48, of Huntington Beach, Calif., a Del Taco facilities manager, died in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Ann; sons Damien K. and Dane K.; daughter Devin L.; parents Lee and Judy; brothers Anthony, Jon and Russell; and sister Lianne. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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