Pedro R. Tungpalan

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June 25, 2015
Pedro R. “Pete” Tungpalan, 79, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Esther G.; sons Rogelio “Boy,” John and Larry S.; daughter Imelda “Amie”; brothers Alfredo and Andres; sisters Anastacia Giron and Editha Rocimo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Anthony Bayani Saldania

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July 23, 2015
Anthony Bayani Saldania, 61, of Wahiawa, a retired diesel mechanic with the U.S. civil service, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Gloria A. Nahina and Laurie T. Saldania, and brother Andre J. Private services to be held at a later date.

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Consolacion Aguinaldo Romero

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July 21, 2015
Consolacion Aguinaldo Romero, 94, of Honolulu, formerly of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired seamstress/designer for Guadalupe Bulatao, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lanao Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Roger A. Marzan; brothers Abelardo Garvida and Arthur Jr. and Thomas Aguinaldo; sisters Flora Sagucio and Leticia Serrano; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, east chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 15 at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ronald W. Punsalan

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July 19, 2015
Ronald W. “Ron” Punsalan, 64, of Hilo, a security guard for Keaau Middle School, died at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jocelyn S. Damo “Joyce”; daughters Shawna McAllister and Sheena and Shane Punsalan; brother Steven; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at New Hope Fellowship in Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Betty Victoria Parker

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July 21, 2015
Betty Victoria Parker, 89, of Honolulu, formerly of Tokyo, a retired editor and proofreader for Tokyo University Journal of Ophthalmology, died at Hi’olani Care Center at Kahala Nui. She was born in Baltimore. She is survived by daughter Alice McGowan, brother Earl Davis, sister Beverly Boose and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Chieko Nakama

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June 22, 2015
Chieko Nakama, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Ninole, North Hilo. She is survived by son Dexter; daughters Nancy Toyooka, Eva Ikeda, Linda Ajimine, Gayle Lussier and Carolyn Lum; sister Patsy Oshiro; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Elsie Hisano Miyamoto

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July 23, 2015
Elsie Hisano Miyamoto, 93, of Honolulu, an owner of Jerri-Jane’s Fashions, died at Hale Malamalama, Honolulu. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Ranceford, daughters Desi Miyamoto and Jerri “Topsie” Young, sister Peggy Y. Pagan and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10 at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Robert E. McGlone

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July 23, 2015
Robert E. McGlone, 83, of Honolulu, a retired associate professor of history at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Marion and brother Richard. Services: 2 p.m. Aug. 9 at Krauss Hall, 2500 Dole St., on the University of Hawaii campus. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Alpha Beta Epsilon, Department of History, UH-Manoa, 2300 Dole St., SAK A203, Honolulu, HI 96822, the National History Honor Society.

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Manuela Balon Mariano

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July 4, 2015
Manuela Balon Mariano, 86, of Waipahu, a retired Ilikai Hotel housekeeper, died in Kapolei. She was born in San Antonio, Sarrat, Barangay No. 8, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Gabriela “Ella” Bueno, brother Remedios Balon, eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Beverly Dale Lum Ho

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July 29, 2015
Beverly Dale Lum Ho, 69, of Makawao, Maui, a registered nurse, died at Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by husband Obed Jr., sons Steven, daughters Stephanie Lum Ho and Georgia Sato, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Ellen Tomino Kido

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Jan. 2, 2015
Ellen Tomino Kido, 85, of Honolulu, a retired special-education teacher, died in Wayland, Mass. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Sherrie Simpson and Phyllis Kido-Sadagursky; brothers Frank, Ken, Mark, Dick and Eddie Watase; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, east chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hector Mercado Gonzalez

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July 21, 2015
Hector Mercado Gonzalez, 60, of Hilo, a floral designer for Floral Mart in Hilo, died at home. He was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. He is survived by brothers Oscar and Gilberto Mercado, and Raymond Aguila. Private services.

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George J. Gibbons

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July 27, 2015
George J. Gibbons, 72, of Pearl City, a Navy veteran and retired Honolulu Police Department corporal, died in Pearl City. He was born in New York City. He is survived by daughter Cristine K.L. and two grandchildren. Committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe.

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Larry Koichi Ebato

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June 6, 2015
Larry Koichi Ebato, 91, of Aiea, a retired heavy equipment parts clerk for Hawaiian Equipment and an Army veteran, died in La Jolla, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Daryl, daughter Debbie Asato, brothers Hiroshi and Terry, sister Jenny Fukuhara, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Violet Ululani Chang Akana Duff

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May 11, 2015
Violet Ululani Chang Akana Duff, 68, Henderson, Nev., a legal office assistance and Navy veteran, died in Barstow, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Toddi L. Nakagawa, brothers Frederick Y.L.C. and Alexander Y.S.C. Akana, half-sister Maile Jean Fletcher and six grandchildren. General visitation: 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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James William Kaleonalani Duff

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May 11, 2015
James William Kaleonalani Duff, 45, of Henderson, Nev., an operational supervisor, died in Barstow, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gina H., son Michael, daughters Jessica and Kaitlyn, father James W. and sister Toddi L. Nakagawa. General visitation: 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ronald Earl Bright

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July 7, 2015
Ronald Earl Bright, 81, of Kailua, a retired Castle High School teacher and an Army National Guard retiree, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Moira “Mo,” sons Clarke and Michael, daughter Jodi Stein, brother Wallace, sisters Leilani Aguiar and Judy Pereira, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, Kaneohe. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Richard Stanley Borsukiewicz

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July 21, 2015
Richard Stanley Borsukiewicz, 82, of Kaneohe, a Marine Corps retiree, died at home. He was born in Maryland. He is survived by wife Donna, son Theodore and sister Irene Lyba. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Kaneohe. Services: 11:15 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Aug. 11 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or Catholic Charities. Aloha attire.

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Cynthia Rivera Bonner

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July 23, 2015
Cynthia Rivera “Cyndi” Bonner, 61, of Honolulu, a sales representative for Solar Systems Hawaii, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Teri Rivera, Charlene “Charli” Freeman and Dolores “Dolly” Mercado. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Josephine Lowe Beyer

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July 26, 2015
Josephine Lowe Beyer, 94, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by son Peter, daughter D. Hunter, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ezra Lee Barro

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June 28, 2015
Ezra Lee Barro, 20, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Kayden Lee Santos-Barro; father Bobby Lee; mother Delaneya; sisters Lynell and Kayla Barro and Shalayna Bautista; and grandparents Fidel and Dolores DeSoto. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dolores Catherine Bannister

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July 6, 2015
Dolores Catherine Bannister, 81, of Waipahu, an Addressograph person for the Liberty House Distribution Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Kale and Michael, daughters Cookie Irvine and Sonia Bode, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Anatalia Albios

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June 21, 2015
Anatalia Albios, 77, of San Francisco died in San Francisco. She was born in Mokuleia. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Robie N. Aho

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July 2, 2015
Robie N. Aho, 50, of Hauula, a retired book binder, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daren Verzosa, hanai mother Ululani Jones, brothers Lemuel Jones and Rick Sanico, and sisters Ala Jones, Kiana Keopuhiwa and Tracie Kaupe. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at family residence, 54-113 Imua Place, Hauula. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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DAVE R. SATO

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DAVE R. SATO Age 61, of Seaside, CA, passed away June 6, 2015 in Seaside, CA. Born May 20, 1954 in Hawaii. He worked for the Fort Ord Child Development Center and a was member of the Nisei Bowling League in Monterey, California. He is survived by brother, Gary (Linda) Sato; mother, Aiko Tobosa; step-mother, Soon Ja Sato; niece & nephew. Private services held.

HARRY I. MIYAMA

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HARRY I. MIYAMA Age 90, of Pearl City, HI, passed away July 12, 2015 in Kapolei, HI. Born August 31, 1924 in Piihonua, Big Island, HI. He is survived by wife, Setsuko "Pat" Miyama; son, Gary (Sheryl) Miyama; daughters, Janice (Eric) Watanabe, Wendy Miyama; sisters, Betsy (Fred) Tao, Lillian (Herbert) Nishikawa; sister-in- law, Margaret Miyama; grand- children, Dawn (Kapono) Kanoho, Ashley Watanabe, Taylor Watanabe, Kelle Miyama, Kacie Miyama; great-grandchildren, Emma Kanoho, Eligh Kanoho. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Thursday (Aug. 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers please.

LEONORA BATALON TALOMA

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LEONORA BATALON TALOMA Age 93, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away June 26, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born February 22, 1922 in the Philippines. Mahalo to Island's Hospice nurses for the care & support that was given. She is survived by sons, Gerald Taloma, Craig Taloma, Lindbergh (Eileen) Taloma; daughter, Judith Campbell; brothers, Alfred (Carol) Batalon, Felipe (Eiko) Batalon, Florencio (Sassy) Batalon, Juanito (Eva) Batalon; sisters, Sheila Henderson, Lolita (Ernest) Fejes; 3 grandchildren; nieces & nephews. Visitation 10:45 a.m., Friday (Aug. 7) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Prayer service 11:45 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha attire.

FRED WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, III

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FRED WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, III Fred William Schneider, III passed away peacefully on July 9, 2015, two days before his 68th birthday. He was at his home at Hale Malamalama in Kuliouou. Born in Honolulu, Bill graduated from Punahou School in 1966. He loved his Punahou classmates, remembering them with Aloha throughout his life. Upon graduating from Punahou, Bill joined the United States Navy proudly serving during the years of the Viet Nam War. While on active duty, Bill was stationed on the U.S.S. Maury in the South China Sea. After serving in the Navy, Bill returned to civilian life in Honolulu. For many years, he worked in Hawaii's hotel and restaurant industry, where he loved to share a laugh with co-workers. As a passionate supporter of University of Hawaii football, Bill attended every home game for over two decades. Bill was a devoted son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. He took great pride in his nephew and niece, who loved his kind-hearted spirit. We will miss Bill, and we will always remember the love and loyalty that he gave to his friends and family. Bill is survived by his brother, Bob, his sister-in-law, Francie, his nephew, Zander, his niece, Annie, and his aunt, Shirley Tetreault. Private services will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

JOHN PAUL RZONCA

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$nameJOHN PAUL RZONCA Age 55, of Waianae, HI, passed away July 6, 2015 in Waianae, HI. Born March 2, 1960 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by wife, Rena Rzonca; sons, Paul Rzonca, Daniel Rzonca; grandson, Rustin Rzonca; brothers, Walter Rzonca, Larry Rzonca, Jim Rzonca, Andy Rzonca, Edward Rzonca; sisters, Sandy Kelly, Mary Murphy, Millie Nabarrete. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Aug. 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Casual/Aloha attire.

DUANE “KALANI” DAWSON SR.

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DUANE KALANI DAWSON SR. Duane "Kalani" Francis Kaleiokalani Dawson Sr. left this earth Thursday, July 9th, 2015. Brought into this world by his mother, Clarice Mapuana Bruhn Kapana and father, Arnold Richardson, Kalani's birth date was December 6th, 1945. Kalani was raised and nurtured by his grandmother and grand- father, Florence Lyman & Paul Ogden Dawson Sr. Kalani's siblings, sisters, Puaala Wong, Kaui Kapana, Mihala Lee, Michele Baird and brothers, Jarrett Bruhn, Abraham Kapana, Leighton Kapana, Sandy Kapana, Joseph Kapana, Francis Kapana, their spouses, children & ohana all appreciated and respected him. Kalani said, "my greatest accomplishment is my wife, Puna & the legacy of our children, Dondi, Rillo, Kalei, Dustin, Chelsey, Damon, Kristin, Denby; our grandchildren, Chassidy, Joey Sr., Chandi, Daron, Chanee, Tresten, Micah, Kalani Boy, Ryse, Hoakalei, British, Eonipono, Ayva, London, Kamakana, Meha, our great- grandchildren, Chawai, Jr., Hazyn, Xaenon, Levi, Gema, Treyten." A celebration of Kalani's life will be held August 9th, 2015, at the Wailua River Mouth at 10am. To follow, please join the family for a luau luncheon 11:30 at Smith's Tropical Gardens. Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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