Matsue O. Yamamoto

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

May 21, 2016
Matsue O. Yamamoto, 93, of Honolulu died in Waipahu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Walter, four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lily Sun Vidal

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 4, 2016
Lily Sun Vidal, 94, of Aiea, a retired waitress at Hawaiian Regent and Ilikai hotels, and a Young’s Fish Market employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Emmett L. and Gregory W., daughter Gwen, brother Jimmy Chung, sister Esther Ikemoto, 11 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 29 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. June 30 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Paulo Latuipulu Vakautafefine

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 13, 2016
Paulo Latuipulu Vakautafefine, 71, of Hilo, a self-employed rock wall mason, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Lapha, Tonga. He is survived by sons Petelo S.P., PaluVale and Ratu N. Latunipulu, and Vilikolo N. Latuipulu; daughters Hinehina’itelagi Talola and Talahiva Vakautafefine; numerous brothers and sisters; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 28 at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Curtis McKay Thomas

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 19, 2016
Curtis McKay “Kurt” Thomas, 50, of Honolulu, an E Noa tour guide and a commercial design artist, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Spanish Fork, Utah. He is survived by companion Aya Shimizu; daughters Anastasia and Natalia; parents Gordon and Janice; brothers Michael and Nathan; sisters Diane, Patricia, Jana, Lisa, Jennifer and Brenda; and two grandchildren. Scattering of ashes on the mainland. Donations suggested to Kurt’s Recovery Fund at gofundme.com/28g6f3hr. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Edith Chieko Takahashi

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May 4, 2016
Edith Chieko Takahashi, 94, of Kaneohe, a retired Finance Factors teller, died in Parker, Colo. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by son Earl; daughters Sharon Takahashi-Kissinger, Lisa Oshiro and Jan Hara; sister Sumiko Kubota; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Magdalena Catalina Shimabukuro

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 3, 2016
Magdalena Catalina Shimabukuro, 80, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband George; sons Leonard, Robert Sr., Brian, Mark, Dirk and Kent Recopuerto; daughters Darlene Bascar, Brenda Manegdeg and Maria Sojot; 23 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. July 1 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Stephen W.K. Shigetani

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 10, 2016
Stephen W.K. “Scrooge” Shigetani, 68, of Honolulu, a resident manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suzanne, son Stephen K., daughters Jovana Apo and Emma Shigetani, brother Keith, and sister Carol Furutani. Services: 2 p.m. July 2 at Yokohama Bay. Casual attire. Loose flowers/lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Shirley Ann Schantz

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June 19, 2016
Shirley Ann Schantz, 83, of Kailua-Kona, a beautician, died. She was born in Waterbury, Conn. She is survived by sons Grant, Kurt and John Mitchell III; daughter Kelly Walsh; sisters Sharon Gunn and Marion Rawson; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Masayo Iwai Sakimae

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June 21, 2016
Masayo Iwai Sakimae, 97, of Koloa, Kauai, died in Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Bruce, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Vernon Ray Reiger Jr.

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 11, 2016
Vernon Ray Reiger Jr., 60, of Honolulu, a laborer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lovely; sons Vernon Jr., Kelli’i, Ethan and Tevin; daughters Raelana Reiger and Wailana Ulukita; parents Vernon and Elanor Scott; brothers Richard Reiger and Scott Namuo; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. July 30 at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Amy Yuk Larn Liu Onekea

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 10, 2016
Amy Yuk Larn Liu Onekea, 90, of Aiea, a state tax delinquency officer, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Allyn S.K., Curtis S.Y. and Gary S.H. Lai; daughter Althea M.N. Iwamoto; sisters Ellen Chun and Nellie Lum; brother Stanley Liu, seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. July 1 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Margaret Miyuki Okano

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 8, 2016
Margaret Miyuki “Maggie” Okano, 86, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner and former operator of Okano Care Home, and a retired Kuakini Medical Center nurse anesthetist, died at home. She was born in Volcano, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Charles. Private services.

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Daniel Wai Cheong Ng

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

May 8, 2016
Daniel Wai Cheong Ng, 52, of Portland, Ore., an artist, died in Texas. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Sandra, father Woon, mother Wai Ying, brother Derek and sister Donna Flemming. Private services.

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Robert Moniz

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 7, 2016
Robert Moniz, 73, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. He was born on Maui. He is survived by brothers James, Ronald and Donald; and sister Virginia Song. Private services.

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Kahren Nottage Miller

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 5, 2016
Kahren Nottage “Muffy” Miller, 70, of Kula, Maui, a Kula School Parent-Community Networking Center employee, an American Diabetes Association board member and a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gerald “Jerry”; sons Kevin, Micheal and Alexander; brothers David Jr. and Samuel Nottage; sister Lolly Davis; and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon July 2 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 1 p.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at the church cemetery. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Robert Matayoshi

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 3, 2016
Robert “Bobby” Matayoshi, 81, of Honolulu, a Servco maintenance and appliance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jane, son Lance, brothers Frank and James, and sisters Adeline Tomono and Betty Sasaki. Private services.

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Takamitsu Masaki

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June 12, 2016
Takamitsu Masaki, 75, of Honolulu, a Kapolei Golf Club chef, died. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by wife Kiku Hagiwara and son Duane Yoshioka. Private services.

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Rosalie Ann Martin

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June 20, 2016
Rosalie Ann Martin, 86, of Honolulu, a sole proprietor artist and painter, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, Ohio. She is survived by companion Charlie Rowe, sons Timothy and Patrick Carroll and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Michael Dennis Lynch

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 6, 2016
Michael Dennis Lynch, 59, of Kihei, Maui, a Foodland produce manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Margarette H. Coloma-Lynch, daughter Lynnze, stepson Chester L. Coloma, stepdaughter Chaymira Coloma, brother Jerry, sister Jackie Conat, and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. June 30 at Christ the King Church. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Louisa Jack Jack

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 21, 2016
Louisa Jack Jack, 77, of Tafunsak, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, a homemaker and baker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tofol, Kosrae. She is survived by sons Nixon, Driskell, Kun, Paulintin and Tulen Jack, and Jack Kun; daughters Mary B. Sigrah, Senyorina Gifford, Mimosa Lonno, Madlina Alokoa, Frolain Kephas and Marcia Jack; brothers Alfred and Aldon Paulino; sister Senyora Saimon; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services and burial to be held in Kosrae.

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Vivian Yvonne Hidaro

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 8, 2016
Vivian Yvonne Hidaro, 79, of Ewa Beach, a state Department of Education classroom cleaner, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by fiance Benjamin Cabato; sons Greg A. Correia and Clinton D. Hidaro; daughters Lynette M. and Desiree J. Hidaro, Kathleen Oyama, Natalie A. Correia and Suzette Halmos; 26 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 1 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Akira Hayashida

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 4, 2016
Akira Hayashida, 95, of Mililani, formerly of Lanai, a retired Dole employee, died in Pearl City. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Momono, sons Jerold and Glenn, daughters Elsie Morikawa and Irene Toguchi, caregivers Jesse and Lorna Macaburas, eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Vernon Funn Sr.

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 19, 2016
Vernon Funn Sr., 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edith, sons Vernon Jr. and Antoni, daughters Vernette Oliveira and Paula Gillen, brother William, sister Margaret Lui, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, P.O. Box 29700, Honolulu, HI 96820.

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David Brian Aukai Drummond

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May 28, 2016
David Brian Aukai Drummond, 54, of Honolulu, an Oahu Community Correctional Center correctional officer, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Aukai and Lono, daughters Kekuaiwahia and Kea, father Brian, sister Michele “Buki” Hudson, stepsisters Francine M. Wassman and Jolie Kaae, and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. June 26 at Maunalua Bay.

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Andrea Cheng

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 17, 2016
Andrea Cheng, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Guandong, China. She is survived by sons Jacky and Vincent Wong; daughters Stephanie, Phoebe and Lili Wong, and Lynn Le, Kristy Lu and Christine Tran; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 30 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lena Alberta Bingham

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 1, 2016
Lena Alberta Bingham, 93, of Kihei, Maui, died at home. She was born in Matoon, Ill. She is survived by sons Steven and Michael, sister Betty Specter, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Shizue Akasaki Asato

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 22, 2016
Shizue Akasaki “Edna” Asato, 90, of Ookala, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Infirmary licensed practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Mack S. and Tracy S., daughter Blossom S. Asato Lee, sisters Tsuruko Asato and Tsuruko Sakihama, nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. June 30 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Diane Naomi Hori Arakaki

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

May 13, 2016
Diane Naomi Hori Arakaki, 59, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Telcom administrator, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by husband Guy K., daughter Charis C. and brother Milton Hori. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tomiko Amine

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

June 6, 2016
Tomiko Amine, 96, of Lahaina died. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughter Karen Kuramoto, sister Vivien Suzawa, five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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James Oliver Walters

Published On June 26th, 2016 -

May 2, 2016
James Oliver Walters, 77, of Ewa Beach, a retired Grace Pacific operator engineer and member of Local 3, and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Alabama. He is survived by sons Gene and Kevin Costa, and Vernon Walters; daughters Leila Villarreal and Winona Souza; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. June 30 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran