Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Carol Sueko Morisaki

Posted On October 14th, 2016 -

CAROL SUEKO MORISAKI Carol Sueko Morisaki, age 80, passed away on September 21, 2016 in California. Carol was born, raised on Oahu and taught elementary School until retirement. She is survived by husband John, daughter Karleen, brothers Jon and Randall Takeshita, sisters Mildred Pilkinton and Shirley Mattimoe, many nieces and nephews. Funeral services on October 22, 2016 at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin 1727 Pali Hwy. at 4:00 pm. Aloha attire, request no flowers or Koden.

Daniel Takeji Nishibun

Posted On October 14th, 2016 -

DANIEL TAKEJI NISHIBUN 78, of Honolulu, passed away on September 30, 2016, in Honolulu. Born in Kealakekua- Kona, Hawaii, he was a retired Hawaiian Airlines aircraft mechanic. He is survived by his son, Alton (Cielito) Nishibun; daughter, Iris (Richard) Bissett; two grand- children; mother, Umeyo Nishibun; brothers, Daniel (Elaine), Fusao (Jasmine), Momoji (Ann), Donald (Eunice) and Kenneth (Kaleen) Nishibun and sister, Natsuyo (Ranceford) Yoshida. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Inc.

BETTY HIDEKO (YOSHIDA) KIDO

Posted On October 14th, 2016 -

BETTY HIDEKO (YOSHIDA) KIDO Age 93, member of the Hawaii Kai United Church of Christ, passed away peacefully at Arcadia Retirement Home, September 25, 2016. Born in Seattle, Washington, graduating from Broadway High School, she lived in Japan during and following WWII. Married in Japan, she sailed to Hawaii to give birth to daughter, Karen. The family then spent 12 years in Seattle, returning to Hawaii in 1967 following the death of her husband, Bert. Betty used her secretarial skills most of her life, working at Bank of Hawaii, Dickson Bell Medical Center, and retired from St. Francis Hospital's medical records department. She then worked part time, retiring a second time from Liholiho Elementary School. Betty is survived by daughter, Karen and son-in-law Craig Yonemoto, granddaughters Jennifer Freitas (Damien) and Denise Chu (Mike), four beautiful great grandchildren and sister, Aiko Uyesugi in Japan. A celebration of Betty's life will be held Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Diamond Head Mortuary. Visitation 10:30 and service at 11:30. Reception to follow. Aloha attire.

Howard Wing Tong Chang

Posted On October 14th, 2016 -

HOWARD WING TONG CHANG Age 99, of Honolulu, HI, passed away on September 21, 2016, at the Queen's Medical Center. He was born on June 25, 1917. He was a WWII Army veteran, and retired as an environmental engineer for the City and County of Honolulu, Department of Public Works. He is survived by his wife, June Kiyoko Chang; brother, Ronald Chang; and sister, Mildred Wong. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Everett Nobuichi Kamiya

Posted On October 13th, 2016 -

EVERETT NOBUICHI KAMIYA Everett Nobuichi Kamiya, 83 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on September 30, 2016. He was a retired mechanic. He is survived by his sisters Janet Matsumoto and Judy Ota. Services will be held on Monday October 17th, at Diamond Head Mortuary. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Memorial Service: 5:30 p.m.

Wai Kwan Ko Fong

Posted On October 13th, 2016 -

WAI KWAN KO FONG 100, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on September 17, 2016. Born in China, she was a sales clerk. She is survived by her daughter, Helen Fong Kwok; son-in-law, Yin Kwai Kwok; two grandchildren and five great- grandchildren. Service to be held October 15, 2016 at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel, 10:30 am. Burial to follow at 2 pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Attire is casual. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Chiaki Ando Velasco, “Jackie”

Posted On October 13th, 2016 -

CHIAKI ANDO VELASCO, JACKIE Passed away on Oct. 4, 2016 at Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Tokyo, Japan. Survived by husband Gerardo "Gerry"; son, Matthew; daughter, Lilly; parents, Eiji and Takeko Ando. Pre-cremation service on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary

ADELINO MIGUEL SIMON

Posted On October 13th, 2016 -

ADELINO MIGUEL SIMON Age 75, of Waipahu, HI passed away September 11, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born August 30, 1941 in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Lolita A. Simon; daughter, MaryJane Simon; brothers, Manuel (Nancy) Simon, Ferdinand (Asami) Simon, Charles (Mirason) Simon; sisters, Erlinda (Rogel) Romero, Nelia (Francis) Castro, Cecilia (Alberto) Tumamao, Adelia (Joe) Cortez. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (Oct. 17) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also Tuesday (Oct. 18) at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church (712 N. School St., Honolulu); mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

JAMES SHUNICHI YOSHIDA

Posted On October 12th, 2016 -

JAMES SHUNICHI YOSHIDA Former assistant business manager for IBEW 1186, James (Jimmy) Yoshida died on September 9, 2016 in Paso Robles California. He was born in Paia, Maui on October 10, 1928; he is survived by his wife Brigida (Lorry) Yoshida and their 5 children, Velma, Sandra, Steven, Bruce and Patrick Kimo along with his 20 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and 5 siblings. Funeral Service is to be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 at Immaculate Conception Church in Ewa, Visitation is at 9 a.m. with lunch to follow. Address: 91-1298 Renton Road Ewa Beach, HI. 96706

LEOCADIO “CADIO” SALUDEZ EDMALIN

Posted On October 12th, 2016 -

LEOCADIO CADIO SALUDEZ EDMALIN Age 87, of Ewa Beach, HI passed away on September 11, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born December 20, 1928 in Philippines. He is survived by daughters, Zosima (Manuel) Pajarillo, Marites Reyna, Amy (Salvador) Edmalin, Lily (Rudy) Ganiron; 11 grandchildren; 7 great- grandchildren; brother, Felix (Cresencia) Edmalin; sister, Pacita Claunan. Visitation 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. (Oct. 16) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Oct. 17) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); mass; 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

FRANCES S. RIVERA

Posted On October 12th, 2016 -

FRANCES S. RIVERA Age 90, of Aiea, HI passed away September 16, 2016 in Aiea. Born December 3, 1925 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by daughter, Ramona (Alfred) Ontiveros; step sons, Robert (Thelma) Rivera, Nelson (Emily) Rivera; brothers, Louis Santana, Raymond Santana; sisters, Rose Ayala, Margaret Salsedo; 13 grand- children; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (Oct. 17) at the Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

PATRICK POPA

Posted On October 12th, 2016 -

PATRICK POPA Patrick Popa, died on September 18, 2016. The first born to Zosimo & Magdalena Popa on November 22, 1957 who had special needs. Survived by mother Magdalena; brothers: Andrew, Radford, Conrad, Anthony; sisters: Connie, Louise, Yolanda, Cassandra, Darlene; and caretakers. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Pokai Bay Beach with scattering of ashes ceremony at 2:00 pm.

MARJIA E. GOOD

Posted On October 12th, 2016 -

MARJIA E. GOOD She is survived by husband, Tom Boyle; son, David Robert Pinney; daughter, Debra Louise Rowley; granddaughter, Bethany R. Wilson; great-grandchildren, Brynlee Wilson, Noah Wilson, Joshua Wilson; sister, Donna Lee Campbell. Services in Bothell, Washington. www.diamondheadmortuary.com. Luke 1:28, 30, 31.

Laura K. Nada Mission

Posted On October 12th, 2016 -

LAURA K. NADA MISSION Laura K. Nada Mission, 55, of Hanapepe, Kauai, died on September 30, 2016. She was born in Lihue, Kauai on April 9, 1961. She is survived by sons, Mark M. Matsushima, Jr., Micah Matsushima, Levi Mission; mother, Irene Nada; brothers, Dr. Aaron Nada, Clyde (Lota) Nada; sisters, Marlene (Conrad) Oishi, Debbie Miyao, Kathleen Nada-Schrader; nieces and nephews; husband, Francis Mission. Celebration of Laura's Life will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2016, 4:00 p.m. in the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel with visitation from 2-4pm. Aloha Attire. Arrangements handled by Garden Island Mortuary.

EARL S. KANAYAMA

Posted On October 12th, 2016 -

EARL S. KANAYAMA Age 80, of Waipahu, HI, passed away Sept. 13, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. He was born August 20, 1936 in Pepeekeo, HI. A retired sales representative from Miles/Bayers Companies and a member of various golf clubs. He is survived by wife, Henrietta Kanayama; son, Scott (Lisa) Kanayama; daughter, Lynne (Milton Jr.) Gainey; sisters, Kazue Unebasami, Michiko Okahara, Karie Wakida, Ruth (Walter) Tanaka; sisters-in-law, Setsuko Kanayama, Florence Kanayama; grandsons, Scott Kanayama Jr., Lee Kanayama, Milton Gainey III; nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Private services held.

EDWARD J. (ASH) RUGGIERO

Posted On October 12th, 2016 -

EDWARD J. (ASH) RUGGIEROEDWARD J. (ASH) RUGGIERO Edward J. (Ash) Ruggiero born in Boston, MA passed away Sept 27, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. For the past 30 years he taught in the Outreach College, NICE Language Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he was very dedicated and loved by his students. Ash grew up in Arlington, MA. He attended North Cambridge Catholic High School in Cambridge, MA and Providence College in Rhode Island. After graduation he joined the Peace Corps, where he worked in South Korea. Upon returning to the U.S., he attended The School for International Training in Vt. and then he worked in Japan. He was the beloved brother of Anna Ruggiero living in Spain, Margaret Nielsen, Mary Ruggiero, Thomas Ruggiero residing in MA. He left behind many nephews, nieces, cousins and a godson. Ash will be remembered as a beloved teacher, brother, uncle, friend, son, nephew, godfather and community member who supported many causes. He believed in doing "the florecita" of the day-it meant helping someone or some cause. He did not think one could be perfect, but he strived for excellence in all he did. Our sweet, gentle friend, you are already sorely missed but your "florecitas" will continue growing. Scattering of his ashes will take place on Thursday, October 13 at 11:00am Beachside between the Moana Surfrider Westin Resort and the Outrigger Hotel in Waikiki, fronting the concession stand beside the canoes in the Royal colors of red and yellow. A memorial service to honor his life will be held at Unity Church, Diamond Head on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 11:00am. A reception to follow the service will be at Happy Valley Restaurant across from the church.

Lorelei Haunani Kiaaina

Posted On October 12th, 2016 -

Lorelei  Haunani KiaainaLORELEI HAUNANI KIAAINA From Kalamaula, Molokai, and longtime resident of the island of Guam and Nanakuli, Oahu, passed away on September 27, 2016, in Honolulu at age 86. She now joins her husband, Melvin Kiaaina, daughter Michel "Mamo" Kiaaina, parents Hattie Cathcart and Thomas Anahu, grandson Kawika Nomura, and great-grandson Kalani Nomura, with our heavenly father. Haunani is survived by her children and grandchildren: Rick Pa (Rick. Jr., Clarice), Nola Mento (Haunani, Keaolani, Kelii), Nadine Nomura (Alika, Hilo, Napua, Mitsy), Melvin "Kimo" Kiaaina (Michelle, Naomi, Kimberly, and Deja), Keolamauloa "Duke" Kiaaina, and Esther Kiaaina; thirty great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and siblings Radiant Chase, Harriett Estrella, Joanie Martinez, John Lewis, and Gaylord "Bullie" Lewis. A proud 1948 graduate of Molokai High School, she was raised by her grandmother, Emily Lani Maliu, in Kalamaula, Molokai, where she cherished her upbringing and the island's lifestyle. Apart from being a wonderful wife and mother who raised seven children, she was the owner of Duke's Nursery and Inarajan Shores on the island of Guam before returning to Hawaii in the mid-1990s. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Kawaiahao Church in Honolulu, Hawaii. Church services will follow from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Burial will take place on Monday, October 24, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Flowers or lei welcome. Condolences can be sent to the Kiaaina Family at 89-564 Farrington Highway, Waianae, Hawaii 96792. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Kenneth Lowell Bickmore

Posted On October 11th, 2016 -

Kenneth Lowell BickmoreKENNETH LOWELL BICKMORE Bountiful - Kenneth Lowell Bickmore, age 88, left us on Monday, October 3, 2016. Lowell was born December 17, 1927 in Richmond, Utah, the oldest of William Kenneth Bickmore and Verda Elizabeth Webb. Married Virginia Ellett on February 13, 1947 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was an active member of the LDS Church. He served in the High Council, and was Ward Clerk for many years. Graduated from Downey High School in Idaho, and attended the University of Utah, Snow College and graduated from BYU, Provo. He received his CPA in Hawaii finishing his professional career at Hawaiian Electric in Honolulu. Lowell was a sport enthusiast both on and off the playing field, coaching various sports and playing tennis well into his eighties, winning many tournaments. He was Treasurer for the Hawaii section of the United States Tennis Association. He is survived by his children: Diane Brown, Janet (George) Wells, Nancy Bickmore (Giovanni) Candido, William Lowell (Karla) Bickmore, Robert Ellett (Millie) Bickmore; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 2 great- great-grandchildren; 3 siblings: Darrell Webb Bickmore, Joseph Arlin Bickmore and Barbara Ann (Jay) Shields. Preceded in death by his wife, Virginia and 2 grandchildren, Robert Lowell Brown and John Wells. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 North Main, Bountiful, where a viewing will be held from 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment- Spanish Fork Cemetery. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, please direct donations to CNS Hospice, or a hospice of your choice. Arrangements Provided By: Russon Brothers Mortuary

Susanne “Mama Sue” Choy Wong Baxley

Posted On October 11th, 2016 -

SUSANNE MAMA SUE CHOY WONG BAXLEY 76, of Kailua, O'ahu passed away on October 1, 2016 at her residence. She was born on September 6, 1940 in Honolulu. She was a retired accountant employed for the Federal Government. She is survived by her sons, Bradley (Jamiella) Navas and Christopher (Jennifer) Baxley; daughters, Antoinette (Diane) Navas and Lori (Pedro) Navas; brother, Stephen (Sandy) Wong; sister, Jasmine (Clarence) Watson; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday (Oct 18) at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Jean Misao Takara

Posted On October 11th, 2016 -

JEAN MISAO TAKARA 96, of Honolulu, passed away September 19, 2016. She was born in Kauai, and worked as a seamstress at Lauhala Sportswear. She is survived by son, Fred Jr (Elsie) Takara; daughters, Cynthia (Paul) Sumimoto, Sharon (Ellis) Louie, and Noreen Takara Chun; 11 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Services held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Olive Mun Doo

Posted On October 11th, 2016 -

Olive Mun DooOLIVE MUN DOO Olive Mun Doo, 100, of Honolulu passed away on October 7, 2016. She was born in Honolulu and was a retired Hauoli women's clothing buyer. She was predeceased by her husband James K. C. Doo and daughter Anita (Leslie) Young. Olive is survived by her sons Dr. Gene (Cecilia) Doo, Rodney (Joan) Doo and Mark (Patty) Doo; daughters Lorraine (Francis) Wong and Gloria "Cookie" (Sidney) Ayabe; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Avenue in Honolulu, visitation 9:30 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Donations may be made to Community Church of Honolulu. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary

Katherine “Kitty” Landford Gomes

Posted On October 11th, 2016 -

KATHERINE KITTY LANDFORD GOMES Honolulu - Katherine (Kitty) Landford Gomes, 86 years old passed away peacefully Thursday, September 29, 2016 in Honolulu at Queen's Medical Center. Funeral: Graveside services will be held at Punchbowl National Cemetery on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 9:30 am.Katherine was born in Honolulu, Oahu, November 22, 1929 to Samuel William and Mary Landford. She was a Floor Supervisor at Delmonte Cannery until their closure. She loved to play card games and going to Las Vegas. Survivors: Her sisters Geraldine Brilhante of California, Minerva Viveiros of Maui and brother Gene Cypriano of California. Daughters; Antoniette Fritz of Waimanalo, Bernadette Weaver of Honolulu, Claudette Ferrell and husband Gene of Texas, Danette Nakata and husband Marvin of Kauai and Son Samuel Gomes of Honolulu. 11 Grandchildren, 31 Great Grandchildren and 9 Great, Great Grandchildren. She is now in the hands of the Lord. Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Mortuary

HELEN MISAO TAKAHASHI

Posted On October 10th, 2016 -

HELEN MISAO TAKAHASHI Age 87, of Pearl City, HI passed away September 13, 2016 in Pearl City. Born March 4, 1929 in Honolulu, HI. She was a member of Kin Cho Jin Kai. She is survived by sons, Davin Takahashi, Dean (Audrey) Takahashi; daughter, Dona Jean (Jay) Watanabe; brothers, William "Bill" (Louise) Okuma, George (Nancy) Okuma, James "Jimmy" (Carol) Okuma, Henry "Kuni" (Norma) Okuma; 2 grand- children; numerous nephews and nieces. Private services were held.

KYOKO ISA

Posted On October 10th, 2016 -

KYOKO ISA Kyoko Isa, 88, of Honolulu died in Hospice at Hale Malamalama on Sept 22. She was born in Formosa (Taiwan). She is survived by son Arthur, daughter Irene (Masa) Takizawa, grand- children Arthur Jr (Becky) and Juston. Visitation: 5:00 Oct 13 at Diamond Head Mortuary, Services 6:00 pm. No flowers.

KEOLA CATALINO NUNIES, “JUSTIN”

Posted On October 10th, 2016 -

KEOLA CATALINO NUNIES, JUSTIN 89, of Honolulu, died October 2, 2016. Born in Honolulu, a United States Navy Veteran and long time Fort Shafter Federal Civil Service Employee. Preceded by parents, Catalino Bernales Nunies, Cecilia Kalawaia; preceded by wife, Eloise Thompson; preceded by daughter, Cheryl Ann Keola Horita; daughters, Charlynn L. Teixeira, Kapulani Fisher, Joycelyn Niau; sons, Robert Keola Nunies, Ryan Nunies; Visitation 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery at 1 p.m. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary

MARVEN FUJIO SATO

Posted On October 10th, 2016 -

MARVEN FUJIO SATO Age 81, of Kapolei, HI., passed away on September 26, 2016 in Ewa Beach, HI. He was born on March 10, 1935 in Waialua, HI. He is survived by wife, Mildred T. Sato; son, Daryl Sato; one grandchild; 2 great- grandchildren. Private services held.

Victoria Cayode Howarth

Posted On October 9th, 2016 -

Victoria Cayode Howarth 96, of Kalihi, died September 4, 2016. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She was a retired employee from the Central YMCA. She is survived by sons Alfredo "Freddie" C. Queyquep, Daniel " Danny" C. Queyquep, David C. Queyquep and Roberto "Robert" C. Queyquep; daughters Angelita "Angie" C. Corcino, Irmina "Mina" C. Webster, , Maria Rosa "Rosie" C. Dickey and Yoly C. DeCorte; 32 grandchildren, 47 great-grand children. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. on Saturday (Oct. 22, 2016) at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

Francis Tsugio Furusho

Posted On October 9th, 2016 -

FRANCIS TSUGIO FURUSHO 75, of Aiea passed away on September 23, 2016 at his residence. He was born on October 17, 1940 in Honolulu. A former owner of Gilbert's Furniture and Piano Refinishing. He is survived by his son, Tolan Furusho; daughters, Cheryl Yoshioka and Jann (Kurt) Hara; sister, Florence Padua; companion, Mildred Murakami; five grandsons. Visitation 9:30 -10:30 a.m., on Wednesday (Oct 12) at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service to begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual Attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

LYNETTE L.N.C. ONO

Posted On October 9th, 2016 -

LYNETTE L.N.C. ONO 83, of Honolulu, HI, a retired administrative secretary for Iolani School, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2016. She was born in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by her daughters, Jolyn (Russell) Leong and Doreen (Karl Suenishi) Ono-Suenishi; three grandchildren, Michael Leong, Kimberly Leong, and Kevin Leong; brother, Alvan Ching, preceded in death by brother Bernard (Maxine) Ching. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph Hiromu Ono. Services will be held at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel, October 16, 2016. Visitation will be at 4pm and service at 5pm. No flowers. Attire is casual. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

CHET ROBISON

Posted On October 9th, 2016 -

CHET ROBISONCHET ROBISON Chet Robison, owner/founder (along with his wife Gail) of Cookie Critter of Hawaii Kai in Koko Marina Shopping Center passed away in California with his best friend & wife of 38 years by his side. Chet and Gail were, at the time, making plans to move back to Hawaii. With aloha, Gail welcomes friends to attend an Inurnment with Military Honors at The Punchbowl on October 18 at 11:30 a.m. Luncheon will follow in Kailua. Details provided at Inurnment. In memory of Chet, and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fisher House of Hawaii.

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