Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Jane Ramon Robello

Posted On February 27th, 2017 -

Jane Ramon Robello, 92, of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away at Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. She was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. She was a devout Catholic, an active and devoted member of Sacred Heart Parish for more that 55 years. Before becoming ill she humbly served the Lord as a Eucharist Minister and also served on the Food Pantry Ministry, Institute for Human Services Outreach Ministry, and Hospitality Ministry. She is survived by daughters Betty Steljes (Wayne) and Linda Okafuji (Mitchell) of Stockton, California. Granddaughters Christina Simpson and Sara Yamamoto (Reid) of Irvine, California. Great- grandchildren Jillian Simpson, Sky Yamamoto and Renn Yamamoto. Sister Mary Brown (Makawao, Maui) and brothers Jules Ramon (Paulette) of Pukalani, Maui and Joseph Ramon of San Jose, California and many nieces and nephews. Jane's life will be celebrated on March 6th, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary; visitation 10:30 a.m., service 11:30a.m. with burial to follow 2:00p.m. Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

PAGE RICHARDSON DWIGHT

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

PAGE RICHARDSON DWIGHTPage Richardson Dwight was born in Easton, Maryland on April 10, 1928 and passed away on January 23, 2017 in Honolulu in the presence of loving family. Her celebration of life will be held at One Kalakaua, 1314 Kalakaua Avenue, in the Multi-Purpose room, at 2:00 p.m. on March 1, 2017. She is survived by her sister Jodie, her children, Susan, Ellen C.B., Jodie and Gail, 8 grand- children, 5 great-grandchildren, and a niece and nephews. Mrs. Dwight graduated from Randolph Macon Women’s College, moved to Hawai’i in 1952 after marrying Charles B. Dwight III, and obtained her teaching credential and studied accounting at University of Hawai’i. She taught at Kailua and Castle High Schools, and worked for Aikane Tax Services at Bank of Hawai’i. She was active with the Kailua Jaycees, the Windward Hospital, now known as Castle Medical Center, the LaniKailua Outdoor Circle, the Amateur Athletic Union, and for years was involved with water sports, including swimming, diving and water polo. She was the Vice President of Hawaiian Association U.S. Water Polo and Regional Chair, and was the National Chair of both the Registration Committee and National Nominating Committee for U.S. Water Polo. More recently she was involved with the board and the food committee at One Kalakaua. She enjoyed camping and hiking on the various Hawaiian Islands, and enjoyed international travel, duplicate bridge and spending time with her family. Her intelligence, quick wit and well-developed sense of humor kept those around her on their toes and smiling. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Institute for Human Services or the “Charles B. Dwight III ’43” endowed fund at Punahou School.

SHOHICHI TOMOYASU

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Age 98, of Ewa Beach, passed away Jan. 3, 2017 in Waipahu. He was born Feb. 10, 1918 in Yamaguchi, Japan. He is survived by wife, Kiyoko Tomoyasu; son, Derik I. Tomoyasu; daughter, Lucy A. Tomoyasu (Darrin) Wong; brother, Kazuto Tomoyasu; sister, Yuriko Sato; and 1 granddaughter. Private services held.

Mildred Naeko Taira

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

97, of Aiea, Oahu, passed away on February 14, 2017. She was born in Koloa, Kauai, on June 1, 1919. She is survived by daughter, Lenore (Satoshi) Kozohara of Hilo; daughter-in- law, Linda Taira of Altadena, CA; and by 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brother, Edwin (Ida) Shiroma; sisters, Florence Miyahira, Doris Momohara and Alice Chung; sisters-in-law, Betty Shiroma and Alice Shiroma; and by nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was a member of Kalihi Union Church, Waiau Senior Citizen Club, and Gaza Yonagusuku Doshikai. Celebration of Life service will be held at Kalihi Union Church on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. and service at 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. Family requests no flowers and no koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Wilma Chikako Ikezawa

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Wilma Chikako IkezawaAge 91, passed away on February 14, 2017. Wilma was born in Honolulu and was a retired teacher. Predeceased by her husband Andrew and son Willand. Survived by her daughters Andree (Elliot-deceased) Fallas, Wendy (Stephen) Kohashi and Annelle (Neil) Ishida; daughter- in-law Marilyn Ikezawa; 7 grand- children and 2 great-grand- children; sister Irene Naka. She will be remembered for her zest for life and good humor. Visitation 4 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 at St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral in Honolulu, service 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Joyce Florence Yano

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Joyce Florence Yano, 87, formally of Aiea, passed away peacefully in Louisville, Colorado on February 11, 2017. She was born in Honolulu and was a clerk typist for the State of Hawaii. She is predeceased by her loving husband Kenneth S. Yano; survived by sons Wayne (Healani) and Dean (Michelle); daughters Sharon (Jeff) Mertel, Karen (Arnold) Morgado and Lori Yano; brother Robert Sato; sisters Nora Shimabuku, Blanche Upchurch and Jackie Forde; nine grand- children and eight great-grand- children. Visitation 5 p.m., service 6 p.m. March 2 at Borthwick Mortuary. Private burial. No flowers.

Harold T. Kimura

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

89, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died February 2, 2017. He was born in Honolulu and served in the Army Military Intelligence Service. Survived by son, Russell; two grandchildren and one great- grandchild. Services: 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual dress. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

LULA MAE HUNTER

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Age 87, of Pearl City, HI, passed away Feb. 14, 2017 in Aiea. She was born Oct. 1, 1929 in Belfast, Russell County, VA. She was survived by husband, Harold Culp Hunter I; daughters, Joyce Wayne Potter, Janice Sherrie (Michael) Baldwin; sisters, Pearline Murray, and Pauline Eskut. Funeral services will be held in Knoxville, VA.

BETTY KINUKO NAKATA

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

BETTY KINUKO NAKATAAge 83, of Honolulu, HI, passed away Feb. 17, 2017 in Honolulu. She was born May 19, 1933 in Hamakuapoko, Maui, HI. A retired executive secretary at Castle and Cooke. She is survived by husband, James Nakata; daughters, Lorna Nakata, and Carla Nakata. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Sunday (Mar. 5) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu). Memorial service 10:00 a.m. Flowers welcome.

FLORENCE MEW CHUN WONG CHEE

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

FLORENCE MEW CHUN WONG CHEEFlorence Mew Chun Wong Chee, 93, born in Hanalei, Kauai on October 8, 1923, the seventh child born to Kam Wong and Ngee Yee Say Wong passed away on January 20, 2017. Moving to Honolulu in 1934, settling in Kalihi, she graduated from Farrington High School. She met Benjamin Chee and they were married on March 20, 1948 at the Church of the Crossroads. Retiring from the FAA in 1980 she enjoyed a long retirement life, with the last few years at the Hawaii Kai Retirement Community. Crafts, pottery, sewing, knitting, and crocheting were her passion. Known for her wreaths made from dry local flora, she participated in many craft fairs. Travel was also prominent as she visited cities from coast to coast plus China, Hong Kong and Bangkok. Los Angeles, San Francisco and of course, Las Vegas were her favorite destinations. She was a member of the Waiokeola Congregational Church and See Dai Doo and Duck Doo Societies. Florence is survived by sons Randall and Byron (Kathryn) of Los Angeles; daughter Rhonda (Pierre) Atlan of Las Vegas; granddaughter Jordan; sister Clara Wong Yee of Los Angeles, and many loving nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held on March 1st, at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Visitation 10 am, Service at 11:30 am, burial to follow. Casual attire, leis welcomed.

Sally Setsu Nago

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

91, of Honolulu, passed away on January 26, 2017, in Honolulu. She was born in South Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son, Randall; daughter, Shereen Wachi (Clyde); brother, Richard Yogi (Kay); sister, Maude Fukunaga; and three grandchildren. Private services were held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Warren Sunao Teruya

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

73, of Honolulu passed away on February 5, 2017 in Honolulu surrounded by his family. He worked for Times Super Market for 45 years. He is survived by his wife Yong; son Michael; daughter Susan; 2 grandchildren; sisters Karen (Wayne) Nakamura, Stephanie Teruya, and Margo (Gary) Shon. The family would like to thank Warren's relatives and friends for their caring thoughts and prayers. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

BETTY EILEEN SLAUGHTER

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

BETTY EILEEN SLAUGHTER94, passed away peacefully February 13, 2017, in Aiea, Hawaii, in the home she had lived in for 70 years. She was born in Manila, Philippines while her father, Thomas Van Cleave, was briefly stationed there with her mother, Eileen. Betty, along with her sister Margaret, grew up in Honolulu and then Lualualei. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1940 and attended Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. She met her husband Guy, a young navy Ensign, while working at the Pearl Harbor Communications Office during World War II. They were married 73 years until his passing last May. Betty was a loving mother and wife and a surrogate mother to neighborhood children. She was a life long avid reader, gardener, and volunteer, many years recently with the Halawa Xeriscape Garden. She is survived by her son Thomas of Poulsbo, Washington, her daughters Sydney (Mark) Elliott of Eugene, Oregon and Leslie (Mike) Magno of Roy, Washington, and four grand- children and four great-grand- children. She will be interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). Memorial Gathering Saturday March 4, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00pm at the Slaughter family home on Aiea Heights. No flowers or monetary offerings, please.

Harry Hai Cho Kanekoa

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Harry Hai Cho Kanekoa95, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on February 15, 2017. He was born in Hana, Maui and was formerly employed by Pearl Harbor. Harry is predeceased by his wife, KamFong Lee Kanekoa; sons, Harrison Kanekoa and Hervey Kanekoa; daughters, Claudia Momi Sugai and Kimberlyn Herbert; sisters, Josephine Bird, Edith Kanekoa; 7 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren. Funeral service will be held on March 7, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary-Maunakea Chapel. Visitation will be at 10am. Burial will be held 2pm at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery at 2pm. Aloha attire suggested.

VIOLET “VI” CAYETANO RESQUER

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Age 80, of Waipahu, HI, passed away Jan. 16, 2017 in Waipahu. She was born July 28, 1936 in Puna, HI. She is survived by brothers, Thomas Cayetano, Raymond Cayetano, Nelson Cayetano of Kauai, Ronald Cayetano; sisters, Lillian Reyes and Sharon Rhoden. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Thursday (Mar. 2) at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

Gary Tetsuo Kidani

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

GARY TETSUO KIDANI 69, of Honolulu, passed away on January 22, 2017 in Liliha. He was born in Honolulu. He was a retired Central Office Switch Technician at Verizon for 35 years. He is survived by his girlfriend/life partner, Sandra Handa; Daughters, Malia Kidani Cook and Sunny Kidani; sons Kimo (Lei) and Shane Kidani; 3 grandsons and 2 grand daughters. Visitation at 10 am on Saturday (March 4) at Hosoi Gardens Mortuary. Services will be held at 11 am. Aloha Attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Benjamin Bernabe Mata

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Benjamin Bernabe MataBenjamin Bernabe Mata 81, of Colorado Springs, Colorado passed away on February 15, 2017. Benjamin was born on March 1, 1935 in Waipahu, Hawai'i to the late Julian Mata and Filomena Paulino. Benjamin served in the United States Air Force before retiring as a Technical Sergeant on September 1, 1976. He loved to bowl and achieved two perfect games of 300 in his love of the sport. His passion was fishing for salt water fish, or on the shores of fresh water lakes while the Sun rises from the east with calm rippling waves, hours of boating in fresh breezes under the warmth of the Sun and spending time with his family and friends. Benjamin is survived by his children daughter Jane Mata and son Melvin James Mata, granddaughter Ashleigh Jadelynn Barinque, his brothers and sisters Jimmie (Cynthia) Paulino, Sue Paulino Mayonado, Alfred (Katie) Paulino Sr. , Geri Paulino and Joey (Michelle) Paulino . He is preceeded in passing by his wife Pearline Mata and parents. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. with a rosary conducted at 2:00 p.m.. Funeral Services Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.. All services will be held at Memorial Gardens Funeral Home and Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

JAMES ALVIN HALEY

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Age 76, of Kailua, died Jan. 28, 2017, in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu and survived by wife, Pamela; sons Matthew (Amanda), and Mark Haley; and two grand- children. He was a retired Commander of the US Coast Guard Reserve; Sears store and logistics manager; DOE science teacher. He was active in the CG Auxiliary; Iliahi Foundation, and a counselor for SCORE Hawaii. Visitation 2 p.m., Saturday March 4, Thurston Memorial Chapel at Punahou School 1601 Punahou Street. Service 3:00 pm. Refreshments to follow. Aloha attire. Lei welcome, no floral arrangements please.

KENNETH KENZO YOSHIDA

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Age 90, of Pearl City, HI, passed away January 25, 2017 in Aiea. Born June 24, 1926 in Paia, Maui, HI. He was a retired sheet metal worker for U.S. Department of the Navy at Pearl Harbor. He is survived by wife, Karen T. Yoshida; son, Clayton I. Yoshida; daughter, Suzanne T. (Clyde) Miyoshi; sisters, Mae Kuboyama, Sylvia (Alan) Uyehara. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (March 4) at First Baptist Church (1445 Hoolaulea St., Pearl City); memorial service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

TERRY “SHIRO” TARO SHIROMA

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Age 62, passed away on February 12, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born in Tamuning, Guam on August 4, 1954. Graduated from McKinley High School in 1972. He was on the wrestling and football team. He recently retired from HMSA, working tirelessly for 24 years. Terry was a loving and devoted husband. He was also a very loving father to his children and so proud of what they have accomplished in their lives. He will be forever missed by family, co-workers and friends. He was generous, helpful, caring, a good listener, loved to tell jokes and smiled with a twinkle in his eye. He is survived by his wife Pamela Shiroma, sons Ian-Michael (Kyoko) Shiroma, Van-Michael Shiroma; daughter Shawna-Leigh (Col) Shiroma-Jones; grandchildren Kai Shiroma and Sanoe Jones; stepsons Daniel Botelho, Bryce Botelho, Jonah Botelho and Devin-Scott (Deb) Botelho. Also survived by sister Kary Takemoto (Harry) and mother Helen Maeda. Services will be held on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary, Downtown. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Services: 6:00 p.m. Aloha attire.

Ruth Puanani Wedemeyer Kam

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

90, of Kaneohe, joined her husband on February 5, 2017. Born on July 10, 1926 in Hilo, she was a retiree of Kaneohe MCAS. Ruth is survived by son Thomas Kam Jr and daughter Debby Chang (Harry), 3 grandchildren Keith (Lee), Kapono and Kau'i Tica (Jarrod), 4 great grand- children Kalani, Nihi, Kahiau, Aulii and 2 great great-grand- daughters Allison and Anastasia. She is survived by brother Kenneth Wedemeyer (Valdean) and sisters Winona Gaison, Bridget Iseke (Whitney) and Myrna Arakaki (Robert). She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years Thomas K W Kam, parents William and Ruth Wedemeyer, brothers Herman, Earl and Charles and sister Jewel Wright Todd. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 1, at Borthwick's Maunakea Chapel from 9-10 followed by services. Burial to follow at 1 pm at Hawaiian Memorial.

Sandra Ann Matsumoto

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Sandra Ann MatsumotoSandra Ann Matsumoto, 66, of Aina Haina passed away on February 4, 2017. Born in Waimanalo, Sandi is survived by her father Bill Young, husband Roy, son Keoni Vaughn and grandson Hunter. Visitation at 10 am and service at 11 a.m on March 3 at Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

CAROLYN “CAROL” JULIET GALDEIRA

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Age 73, of Mililani, HI, passed away Jan. 18, 2017 in Waipahu. She was born Aug. 13, 1943 in Kahuku. Retired president at Finance Insurance for 11 years. She is survived by children, Lisa (Embo) Kahoano, Robert (Carol) Davis, Ken (Tracey) Davis, Raymond Pae (Sandra) Galdeira Jr., Guy K. (Christie) Galdeira, Gabriella K. (Troy) Andrade, Rayana K. (Keli'i) Lum, Odette (Vince) Generalao, Lumond Kimo (Leann) Galdeira; brothers, Joseph (Ann) Cadina III, Dwayne (Carol) Cadina, Donald (Vanessa) Cadina; 27 grandchildren and 18 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Thursday (Mar. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Dana Rae Park

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Dana Rae Park1948 - 2016 Dana Rae Park was born on November 3, 1948, in Honolulu, Hawaii and unexpectedly passed away, in Kelseyville, California on December 6, 2016, of natural causes. Dana lived and worked in Honolulu for most of his life, becoming renowned for his activism in protest of the Vietnam war. Dana is survived by one sister, Dicksie Park Tamanaha of Santa Rosa, California, one brother, Linton L. Park, of Tracy, California and five nieces and nephews, including John Tamanaha, Iolani School Director of Interactive Media, Honolulu. Everyone who knew Dana or heard him sing is invited to an "Our Back Porch" Open Mic Celebration of his Life at the Atherton YMCA Coffeeline on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. to share musical tributes and memories by performing in his honor. Call Dicksie Park Tamanaha, at (707) 328-4279, or Laulani Teale at (808) 256-6637.

Thomas John Dedona

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Thomas John Dedona71, of Kaneohe, died on February 15, 2017 in Kaneohe. Born in Brooklyn, NY. He was a retired construction business owner. He is survived by his wife, Tasha S. Dedona; children, Natalie Dedona, Thomas Dedona, Michael Dedona and Jason Dedona; brother, Michael Dedona and sisters, Amelia Gazzola and Mary Trueman. Memorial service will be held on Monday, February 27, 2017 at the Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary Chapel, 1150 Kikowaena St. Honolulu, HI 96819. Visitation 9:00 AM. Service 10:00 AM. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

MELVYN HARUICHI ISHIKAWA

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Age 90, of Aiea, HI, passed away January 14, 2017 in Pearl City. Born April 13, 1926 in Wahiawa, HI. Retired teacher and counselor. He is survived by sons, Samuel (Margaret) Ishikawa, David (Lynn) Ishikawa; daughters, Ruth (Robert) Montgomery, Priscilla (Clayton) Arakawa; 15 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Sunday (March 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 6:00 p.m. Casual attire.

Irving Mitsuo Uradomo

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

74, a retired insurance executive, passed away on January 23, 2017 in San Mateo, California. He was born on Maui. He is survived by his wife, Irene; daughters, Roxanne (David) Uradomo-Dikeman and Stacey (Olivier) Uradomo-Barre; brothers, Hideaki and Harold (Ada); sister, Doris Yamamoto; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Wilbert “Sonny” Castro

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Wilbert Wilbert Castro aka "Sonny" by friends and family, 84, passed away on February 1, 2017 at home in Kailua, Hawaii. He was a 3rd generation Kamaaina and the youngest son of Manuel and Gussie Castro. After being honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, he became a lagger and pipefitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He worked his way up to a leadership role and retired as a Foreman for Shop 56. Always one not to keep still, he eventually retired as a plumber from the Honolulu Board of Water Supply. Sonny is survived by his wife of almost 64 years, Winona Sai Lin Castro, children Wilbert Castro Jr. (Pixie), Wayne Castro (Suzanne), Wanette Feguis (Ray), Wendell Castro (Katherine), Warren Castro, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Visitation 9:30 am & Service 10:30 am at Borthwick Mortuary - Makai Chapel on Friday, March 3, 2017. Burial at 1:00 pm at Hawaii Memorial Veteran's Cemetery.

FLORENCE KIYOKO MATSUMOTO

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Age 95, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away Jan. 3, 2017 in Wahiawa. She was born Sept. 16, 1921 in Wahiawa. She was retired from the Department of Education and was a member of the Nichiren Mission of Hawaii. She is survived by sons, Kevin (May-Lynn) Matsumoto, Ricky (Kathy) Matsumoto; daughters, Denise (Lawrence) Inouye, Jo Ann (Greg) Hayashi; 8 grand- children and 9 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Friday (Feb. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 10:00 a.m. Inurnment 10:30 a.m., Sat. (Mar. 4) at Mililani Memorial Park.

Helen Sueko Ikehara

Posted On February 26th, 2017 -

Helen Sueko Ikehara98, of Kaneohe, passed away February 5, 2017. Born in Kurtistown, Hawaii on October 17, 1918. Helen was a retired seamstress and supervisor for Malia Fashions. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Ikehara, and daughter, Ellen Awa. She is survived by son, James Shoji (Pearl) Ikehara; son-in- law, Joseph Awa; 8 grand- children and 14 great-grand- children. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Sunday March 5, 2017 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Chapel. Memorial service 11:00 a.m. Family requests no flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

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