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Rudolph Nelson Jr.

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 13, 2016
Rudolph Nelson Jr., 80, of Kailua, a Pacific Concrete employee and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Blanche L. Willingham; sons Chris, Jimmy and John; daughters Sue and Jeresa; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 6 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Service: 11:30 a.m. Food and fellowship to follow. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Shirley Akiona Gonzales

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 12, 2016
Shirley Akiona Gonzales, 89, of Wailuku, a Maui Janitorial Services retiree, died. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Edward, sisters Emily Wendt and Lucy Acain, and brothers Gabriel and Lloyd Akiona. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 4 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Valerie C. Olores

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 8, 2016
Valerie C. Olores, also known as Valerie Buesa, 62, of Makawao, Maui, a former social worker for Maui Youth and Family Services, died in Wailuku. She was born on Maui. She is survived by former husband Antonio; son Adam; daughters Gina Silva Sr. and Jessica Santiago Jr.; brothers Jorge Jr. and Reginald Buesa; sisters Sharon Buesa, Janice Tippery and Jennifer Bourgeois; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and former companion Barry Cramer. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Service: 11 a.m. Burial to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lorraine Teruko Habu

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 7, 2016
Lorraine Teruko Habu, 95, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Melvin and Alan, daughter Suzanne Toguchi, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Pietzsch

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 26, 2016
Robert Pietzsch, 62, of Kahului, a computer programmer, artist and inventor, died in Kahului. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by former wife Chris; daughters Angela Sommerfeld, Glori Butero, Naomi P. Stanelle and Emali Day; brother Calvin; sister Laura; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private service. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Laura Kahinawe Hanamaikai

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 14, 2016
Laura Kahinawe “Aunty Lala” Hanamaikai, 84, of Honolulu, a Maunalani Nursing Center retiree, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wendall Mahiai and Rujion and Tenny Hanamaikai; daughters Mary Ann Mahiai and Puala Hanamaikai; 27 grandchildren; and 60 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Yvonne Marie Pokini

Posted On January 31st, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
Yvonne Marie Pokini, 95, of Kula, Maui, a retired licensed practical nurse at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, died in Kula. She was born in Fribourg, Switzerland. She is survived by sons Norbert and Mark; daughters Suzy Marciel, Theresa Chesebro and Katherine Kagawa; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 3 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published Jan. 30.

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David Cheung

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Dec. 12, 2015
David Cheung, 93, of Honolulu, a retired plumbing designer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Riverside, Calif. He is survived by wife Crispina M.; sons David Jr., Stephen, Larry, Daniel and Timothy; daughters Sharon Ito, Karon Kaneshiro, Evelyn Gibo and Katherine Hashida; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net.

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Margret Anela Roylo

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 8, 2016
Margret Anela Roylo, 80, of Waianae, a retired food preparer at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Louis, Paul and Harold; daughter Anna Marie A. Ehia; sisters Beatrice Beam and Bernice Godoy; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Otoe Ebisu

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Dec. 12, 2015
Otoe Ebisu, 89, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. office clerk, died in Aiea. She was born in North Hilo. She is survived by sons Lloyd, Eric and Keith; daughter Corinne; sister Bernadette K. Nakahata; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Carol Jean Gravela Toyomura

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 4, 2016
Carol Jean Gravela “Mimma” Toyomura, 70, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Errick; daughters Tammy-Jean Martines and Terry-Ann Toyomura; brothers Prudencio, Leslie, Glenn, Francis and Lawrence; sisters Mary Peralta, Ellen Nunes, Eleanor Talich, Frieda Mae Lee, Bernice G. Behle, Salome Horiuchi, Lordes Kornelson, Melissa Ibarra and Elizabeth Alcordo; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo. Service: 10 a.m. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Joseph Feliciano

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 22, 2016
Joseph Feliciano, 70, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Linda Calzo, sons Lason and Lancis Calzo, daughter Fralin Yap, brother Frankie, sisters Barbara Washington and Betty Yares, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 5 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com.

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Charlotte Kehaulani Ubando

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 6, 2016
Charlotte Kehaulani Ubando, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired certified nursing assistant at Ann Pearl Nursing Home, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald Sr.; sons Ronald Jr., Nathan and Jason; daughters Geri Biano and Kehau Ubando; brothers Melvin and Ronald Rodrigues; sister Gail Rodrigues; hanai sister Esther Gilman; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Joseph Fernandez Jr.

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Dec. 28, 2015
Joseph Fernandez Jr., 69, of Waianae, a retired mason, died in Waianae. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shirley M., sons Joseph III and Bobby Lee, sister Debbie Ann Hastings and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Feb. 6 at Maili Point Coral Sands, across from the 76 gas station.

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Grace Tsuruko Uyeshiro

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Nov. 19, 2015
Grace Tsuruko Uyeshiro, 80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Darren; daughters Debbie H. Uyeshiro, Rhonda K. Sagisi and Wendy K. Oshiro; sister Gladys Shimabuku; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Darrel Leroy Gibson

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 20, 2016
Darrel Leroy Gibson, 51, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynn; sons Kalike Domen, Robert Gibson and Robert Souza; daughters Cheryl Reeves and Kanoe Roddie; brother Raymond Mamea; sisters Lucinda Bustillos, Duffy Gibson and Sophia Mamea; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

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Mabel C. Woo

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 6, 2016
Mabel C. Woo, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Janet Sewell and Diane Woo, brothers Percy and Ronald Ching, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Yee King Tong Cemetery, 352 Auwaiolimu St. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Felicidad Dela Rosa Hermosura

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 15, 2016
Felicidad Dela Rosa Hermosura, 94, of Oahu, formerly of Kauai, a former Grove Farm employee, died on Oahu. She was born in Santa Lucia, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Isidro and Gabriel, daughter Editha Greer, 13 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 4 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Orpha Leianaikaroselaniomaui Long Woodside

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 25, 2016
Orpha Leianaikaroselaniomaui Long “Leiana” Woodside, 89, of Waimanalo, a retired Queen Emma Summer Palace curator, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Hokulani H.H. Holt-Padilla and Ulalia Woodside, brothers Charles A. and William O.M. Long, sister Frances K. Brand, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services at a later date.

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Mildred Matsuko Higashihara

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 12, 2016
Mildred Matsuko Higashihara, 93, of Honolulu, a Hartfield’s sales associate, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Vera K. Okamura, son Ken K., caregiver and son-in-law Grant Okamura and six grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Chiu Yam Yeung

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 22, 2016
Chiu Yam Yeung, 102, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by sons Ka Lok, Ka Wai and Ka Min; daughters Pak Yin Chung, Pak Fung Li and Sandra and Theresa Lee; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Feb. 2 at Borthwick Mortuary. Service: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Herman Kaleinani King Jr.

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 4, 2016
Herman Kaleinani King Jr., 80, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Police Department officer and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen; son Paul; daughters Sheryle Nakachi, Corinne Yamaguchi and Lisa King; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Henry K. Young

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 15, 2016
Henry K. Young, 87, of Hilo, a retired Hawaiian Airlines aircraft mechanic and a Hawaii Army Air National Guard veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sylvia; sons Gary, Stephen and Alan; daughters Laura and Jeannette; brother Herbert; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 5 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Roy Ryoichi Miura

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 3, 2016
Roy Ryoichi Miura, 92, of Honolulu, a retired aircraft electrician for Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Terry H. and Eric R., daughter Cynthia M.M. Sasaki, sister Kimiko “Kay” Inouye and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eric Dale Zoller

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 7, 2016
Eric Dale “Rick” Zoller, 60, of Pearl City, an MTL bus driver, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kahooilimoku Zoller-Tamashiro, daughter Moaniaalaanuhea Zoller-Tamashiro, mother Jeanett, brothers Reginald and Aaron, and sisters Nani Uehara and Colvena Zoller. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 12 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Randy Clyde Molcilio

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 24, 2016
Randy Clyde Molcilio, 53, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a stone mason for the construction industry, died. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Coleen Matthews; sons Randy Jr. and Jake Molcilio, Tyson Matthews-Molcilio, and Lyle and Jordan Matthews; daughters Terrylynn MolcilioFukushima, Liberty Molcilio and Renee Castillion; parents Emilio Jr. and Frances; brother Irvin; sisters Yvonne Souza, Latty Vierra, Debralynn Molcilio and Valerieann Silva; and 15 grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Feb. 7 at Naalehu Assembly of God. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Nephi Kahalewai Akina Jr.

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 24, 2016
Nephi Kahalewai Akina Jr., 41, of Hilo, formerly of Ewa Beach, died in Hilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Nephi and Debbie, sister Michelle Ayala, brothers Ryan “Pono” and Shane “Ikaika,” and grandparents Dora K. Akina and Ralph Clay. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie North Stake Center. Service: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Condolences: woolsey mortuary.com.

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Herminia Balingatan Pascua

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Dec. 18, 2015
Herminia Balingatan “Minia” Pascua, 89, of Waianae, a housekeeping supervisor for Hale Koa Hotel, died in Waianae. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Crisanto, daughter Geraldine Pascua-Gardoce and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Carlos Albert Albuquerque

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 26, 2016
Carlos Albert Albuquerque, 61, of Kailua-Kona, a cabinetmaker, died. He was born in Santa Clara, Calif. He is survived by daughter Jocelyn Weaver, son Jason, brothers Phil and Timmy, and four grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Yvonne Marie Pokini

Posted On January 30th, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
Yvonne Marie Pokini, 95, of Kula, Maui, a retired licensed practical nurse at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, died in Kula. She was born in Fribourg, Switzerland. She is survived by sons Norbert and Mark; daughters Suzy Marciel, Theresa Chesebro and Katherine Kagawa; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 3 at Borthwick Mortuary. Service: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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