Mabel L. Yee

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June 12, 2015
Mabel L. Yee, 91, of Honolulu, a retired office manager at Hawaii National Guard Federal Credit Union, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Reginald; daughters Marian and Loretta Yee, and Virginia Lau; sister Carolyn Chun; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dolores Williams

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June 28, 2015
Dolores Williams, 87, of Honolulu, a retired administrative secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Janesville, Wis. She is survived by son David R., daughter Jeanette M., eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Trinidad Manuel Villamor

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June 7, 2015
Trinidad Manuel Villamor, 90, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by son Victorio, daughters Rosario Magsino and Elenita Bello, sister Angelita Agbayani, nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Resurrection of the Lord. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hideo Ueno

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June 15, 2015
Hideo “Dick” Ueno, 97, of Honolulu, a retired area coordinator at Pearl Harbor Public Works Center and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 100th Battalion, died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Shelley Hawkins; brothers Haruyuki, Yoshito and Gary Fuji-oka; and sister Gladys Ogata. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Masako Uchida

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June 12, 2015
Masako Uchida, 100, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Calvin M. and Harry T., daughter Florence A. Idei, caregivers Thelma Ortal and family, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Harris Sadayoshi Takeba

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June 13, 2015
Harris Sadayoshi “Jack” Takeba, 86, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dale, daughter Cleo Takeba-Popa, sister Ann Pawid and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Esther Keiko Suyama

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June 19, 2015
Esther Keiko Suyama, 84, of Hilo, an American Lung Association retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by caregivers the Rev. Edmund Pali Jr. and the Rev. Gail Pali, nephew Patrick Abe and nieces Florence Miyazono and Carol Sullivan. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Ronald A. Sowell

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June 1, 2015
Ronald A. Sowell, 77, of Manhattan, Kan., formerly of Hawaii, a self-employed sheet metal craftsman, died in Manhattan. He was born in Manhattan. He is survived by sons Scott and Steve, daughter Shannon Kaaa, companion Merideth Ogden, brother Fred, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services held in Manhattan. Private inurnment. Condolences: ymlfuneralhome.com.

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Leroy Robinson

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May 27, 2015
Leroy Robinson, 80, of Kapolei, a retired professor at Oxnard College in Oxnard, Calif., a television writer and producer, and an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Kapolei. He was born in Sumter, S.C. He is survived by wife Rosaline, sons Steven and Brandon, daughters Karen Cleveland and Chandra Robinson, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Scattering of ashes held.

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Harumi Oshita

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June 22, 2015
Harumi “Danny” Oshita, 75, of Honolulu, a radio broadcaster, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by sister Kozue Kodate. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Masao Osaki

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June 24, 2015
Masao Osaki, 87, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education administrator and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Eric M.H.H. and daughter Gwynne M. Private services.

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David Michael O’Neill

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June 25, 2015
David Michael O’ Neill, 57, of Honolulu, a mortgage loan consultant at Mahalo Mortgage, died. He was born in Wayne, Mich. He is survived by wife Margie; son Patrick M.; daughters Chelsae Cabanilla, Candace Arakaki and Dana O’Neill; mother Dixie; brothers Dennis and Doug; and four grandchildren. Gathering: 8 a.m. Monday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Aloha breakfast and remembrance: 8:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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George J. Maeda

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June 14, 2015
George J. Maeda, 53, of Honolulu, a tour guide, died at home. He was born in Okinawa, Japan. He is survived by mother Kazuko Arakaki, brother Harry H. Ige and sister Amy H. Private services.

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Darlene Lorenzo

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May 28, 2015
Darlene “Grandma Dee” Lorenzo, 73, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Wayne, Mich. She is survived by husband Philip; sons Martin D., Marshall D. and Michael D.; daughters Mieschelle D. and Caroline; brothers Jerry, James and Dwight Sherriff; sisters Robin Fisher, and Jackie and Lori Sherriff; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to UH Cancer Center, UHF Development Office, 701 Ilalo St., Honolulu, HI 96813. Make checks to UH Foundation; memo: cancer research.

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Thelma Hatsuno Lewis

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June 23, 2015
Thelma Hatsuno Lewis, 88, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retiree from Theo H. Davies and Gibson’s Discount Department Store, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Edward, Charles and Dennis; brother Masa Kawamoto; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hilda Fong Lee

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June 13, 2015
Hilda Fong Lee, 92, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Police Department retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Michael, daughter Cynthia Ann Nelson, brother Judge Arthur Fong, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tamara Katherina Kimack

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July 1, 2015
Tamara Katherina Kimack, 60, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Kauai Landmark Realty employee, died at home. She was born in Vienna. She is survived by daughters Janina Summit and Nicole Garcia, former husband Ralph Garcia, three siblings and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. to sunset on Sunday at Kealia Beach.

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Charlotte Ann Keale

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June 29, 2015
Charlotte Ann Keale, 63, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Micah K., hanai daughter Kapua M. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Elaine Yin Choy Kau

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June 20, 2015
Elaine Yin Choy Kau, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Kaahumanu Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dr. Manuel C.W.; sons Dr. Manuel K.T., Norman K.M., Wesley K.B. and Dr. Kenneth K.H.; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Kazuko Inoue

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June 12, 2015
Kazuko Inoue, 86, of Waipahu, a retired Japanese language teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son George, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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William Gomes Sr.

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June 24, 2015
William “Willy” Gomes Sr., 86, of Kailua-Kona, a retired ranch foreman at Huehue Ranch and former truck driver at Hamakua Plantation, died at home. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by son Allen; brothers Johnny, Herbert, Clarence and George; sisters Louise Coon, Alice Hollenback, Evelyn Costa and Frances Wong; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alvin Julius Geiser Jr.

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June 23, 2015
Alvin Julius Geiser Jr., 77, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Maple Elementary School teacher in Seattle, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Elyse Litvack and daughter Raezel. Private services.

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Robin William Elcock

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June 22, 2015
Robin William Elcock, 77, of Hilo, a Fairchild Fasteners mechanical engineer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in England. He is survived by wife Margaret and sisters Julia Matthews, Patricia Merritt and Christine Williams. Private services. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Dionisia Contaoi

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May 28, 2015
Dionisia “Dionie” Contaoi, 70, of Waipahu, a Tori Richards Ltd. retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in La Union, Bangar, Philippines. She is survived by sons Manolito, Eduard and Raymund; daughters Cecilia Alcaraz and Emely Contaoi; sister Florentina Manzano; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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William J.T. Cody

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May 28, 2015
William J.T. Cody, 88, of Honolulu, a psychiatrist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Salem, Mass. He is survived by wife Heather Cattell, sons Brian and Bruce, daughters Diane Boulware and Denise Thomas, stepson Gary Shields, sister Louise Nangle, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Aloha Nicolasa Carvalho

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Jan. 1, 2015
Aloha Nicolasa Carvalho, 93, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a retired supervisor and chief admitting officer in charge of the admissions office and reception/switchboard units at the former Hilo Hospital, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Raymond G. “Bambino” II and Mark A., daughter Maria V., brother Ben H. Racelis and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Haili Congregational Church. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Graveside services to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Luncheon to follow. Aloha attire.

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Jane Elizabeth Carter

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June 28, 2015
Jane Elizabeth Carter, 92, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a homemaker and former business owner, died at home. She was born in Walla Walla, Wash. She is survived by husband James, son Bob Hooson, daughters Carol Trafficante and Karen Nyberg, brother James Haskett, seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Adam Ronald Borkowski

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June 22, 2015
Adam Ronald Borkowski, 71, of Milolii, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Department athletic and physical education director, died. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by mother Doris and sister Denise Pettersen. Private services.

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Iris Sumiko Shimabukuro

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IRIS SUMIKO SHIMABUKURO Iris S. Shimabukuro passed away peacefully on May 20, 2015 at Avalon Care Center with her family at her side. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Richard Tadashi; son, Duane (Carolyn); daughter, Lyanne (Dennis Hijirida); three grandchildren; one great grandchild; brother, Roy (Rose) Kaneshiro; sisters, Betty Toma, Mildred Hoshino, and Bessie Higa; sister-in-law, Okai Kaneshiro, and many nieces and nephews. Services to be held at Hosoi Garden Mortuary on Sunday, July 5, 2015. Visitation at 1:00 p.m. Service at 2:00 p.m.

Luana Leimamo Kalama-Mento

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LUANALU LEIMAMO KALAMA-MENTO Age 65, of Kaneohe, passed away June 14, 2015 in Kailua. Born June 20, 1949 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was employed at Central Union Preschool. She is survived by husband, Milton T. Mento; son, Ryan (Aleli) Mento; brother, Howard (Joyce) Hashimoto; sister, Billie- Elena Kalama. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday 7/8 at Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St. Honolulu, Memorial service 6:00 p.m. Casual attire.

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