Bessie Michiko Tanji

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Aug. 10. 2015
Bessie Michiko Tanji, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired Department of Education teacher, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Dr. Teruo, son Brad, daughters Joni Kurisu and Becki Lu, sister Florence Matsumoto, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Wahiawa, 1233 California Ave. Service: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Mariano C. Salcedo

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Aug. 25, 2015
Mariano C. “Mario” Salcedo, 91, of Wailuku, a truck driver for Pioneer Mill Co. in Lahaina, died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marietta; sons Mario, Melvin and Marvin; daughters Marian and May; stepson Michael Dagdagan; stepdaughter Maria L. Deleon; brother Sebastian; sister Magdalena Polintang; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Lunch to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Arthur Joseph Roeder III

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March 18, 2015
Arthur Joseph Roeder III, 64, of San Diego, formerly of Ewa Beach, a Navy veteran and a civil service worker at Barbers Point, died. He was born in Cincinnati. He is survived by wife Dee; stepson Edward T. Rincon; parents Arthur Jr. and Lenore P.; and brothers David, James and Steven. Service held. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Muriel Liu Ramos

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Aug. 15, 2015
Muriel Liu Ramos, 87, of Mililani, a retired Better Brands office manager, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Antonio Jr., Thomas and Saul; daughters Donna Moon, Patricia Yasuda and Antoinette Ikemoto; brother Nelson Liu; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Service: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bard Robert Peterson

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Aug. 12, 2015
Bard Robert Peterson, 74, of Makawao, Maui, an Army lieutenant who served in the Vietnam War, a paniolo at Kahua and Ulupalakua ranches and a retired Haleakala Ranch manager, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Fred “Petey,” sons Bard E. and Jeff, and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sept. 18, Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Joe Minoru Ono

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Aug. 11, 2015
Joe Minoru Ono, 88, of Honomu, Hawaii, an Army veteran and co-founder of Evergreen Nursery in Bakersfield, Calif., died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Bakersfield. He is survived by companion Satsuki L. Muneno; sons Dr. Rodney, Duane and Lindsay; daughter Cynthia Songer; brother Takashi; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hilo Coast United Church of Christ, Honomu. Service: 4 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hilo Coast United Church of Christ, 28-1630 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Honomu, HI 96728.

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Miriam Chun Noh

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Aug. 16, 2015
Miriam Chun Noh, 90, of Honolulu, co-founder of Noh Foods of Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Howard, David and Raymond; sister Mary C. Lee; three step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren. Graveside service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Paciencia Josef Nazareth

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July 26, 2015
Paciencia Josef “Mama Pat” Nazareth, 91, of Mililani, a Department of Education retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Marikina, Philippines. She is survived by sons Albert and Alfred, daughter Mary Ann Chambers, seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial at noon at Schofield Post Cemetery, Wahiawa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Catherine Reyes Lyman

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July 30, 2015
Catherine Reyes Lyman, 52, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a Hilo High School educational assistant, died at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Kalani, sons Kimo Quick-Reyes and Kevin Lyman, daughter Kaimana Reyes, mother Mary K., brothers Malvin and Carl, sisters Fannie Narte and Winifred Vidinha, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Wake service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn committal to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Aloha attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

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Donald Kiyoshi Nakagawa

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Aug. 22, 2015
Donald Kiyoshi “Stone” Nakagawa, 73, of Wailuku, a retired glass-industry glazier, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Daryl, Lyle and Layne; sisters Jeanne Marn and Katherine Nakamoto; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Hideo Kaya

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July 8, 2015
Hideo Kaya, 82, of Kahului, a construction industry superintendent, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Beverly, son Brian, daughter Donna Shigezawa, two brothers, two sisters and three grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Charlotte Ululani Kanaele

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Aug. 16, 2015
Charlotte Ululani Kanaele, 74, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Miyako Sushi sushi maker, died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by son Leighton; daughters Wainani Cugal and Jocelyn Kanaele; hanai daughter Rowena “Diz” Yamada; brothers Walmer and Larry Holokai; sister Vivian L. Holokai; stepsisters Alma Ryan and Mabel Bell; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Albert Kahalekulu

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Aug. 2, 2015
Albert Kahalekulu, 79, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Waiehu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Claudia; sons Derek and Darin; brothers Moses, Ben, Donald and Tony; sister Sarah Dougherty; and four grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Kaumakapili Church food bank. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Frances Laverne Kalikolehua Hudson

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Aug. 18, 2015
Frances Laverne Kalikolehua Hudson, 71, of Wailuku died at home. She was born in Kona. She is survived by husband David T. Sr.; daughters Ivy Makaena and Shane Soriano; sisters Jeanette “Girlie” Apiki and Barbara M. Palmer; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Kahului Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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My Thuy Hoang

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Aug. 26, 2015
My Thuy Hoang, 85, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by sons Trong Son and Tony Son, daughter My Thien Son and three grandchildren. Vietnamese Buddhist services: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

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Charles Lonie Hart

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May 2, 2015
Charles Lonie Hart, 66, of Mountain View, Hawaii, Honolulu and Reeds Port, Ore., died in Reeds Port. He was born in Biloxi, Miss. He is survived by son Lonie Ikari-Hart and sister Julianne Morita. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kaahumanu Cemetery. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Manfred Hayes

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July 16, 2015
Manfred Hayes, 72, of Honolulu, a retired contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Marl, Germany. He is survived by brother Johannes Matyjasik. Private service. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Benedicto Ballesteros Ganal

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Aug. 1, 2015
Benedicto Ballesteros “Benny” Ganal, 69, of Honolulu, an insurance agent with Equitable Life/AXA Life, Mutual of New York Financial Services, Guardian Life and Northcoast Life Insurance, died. He was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Evelynn; son Engelbert; daughter Cheryle Ganal-Ihori; and sisters Arsenia Baptista, Patti Esperanza, Leticia Morales, Corazon B. Ganal and Lily Narusawa. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Entombment: 10:45 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. No flowers. Condolences: forevermissed.com.

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Virginia Gorospe Dumot

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Aug. 20, 2015
Virginia Gorospe Dumot, 70, of Lihue, a retired Samuel Mahelona Hospital nurse, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Benjamin “Ben”; sons Ernesto and Carlito Jr. Pasion; daughter Maile Texeira; brothers Dominador, Nestor and Narciso Jr. Gorospe; sisters Susan Brede and Shirley Gorospe; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Bryan Rene Dumlao

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Aug. 11, 2015
Bryan Rene Dumlao, 37, of Wailuku, a cook for the Sheraton Maui, Stillwell’s Bakery and Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Justin R., parents Irineo and Luz and sister Tracy Ann. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary. Service: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Service: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Linda Joyce Dias

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July 11, 2015
Linda Joyce Dias, 65, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii human resources vice president, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Mariano and Lorraine and brothers Vincent and Vernon. Private services.

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Henry Kaniela Kam Sing Chow

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Aug. 15, 2015
Henry Kaniela Kam Sing Chow, 73, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. lineman and a Marine Corps veteran, died at North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Luana P.; son Dondale Hoover; daughters Nylyne Paulo, Henrietta Lorenzo and Catherine Chow; hanai daughter Pua Nobriga; brother Joseph Ching; 22 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Kahilu Town Hall, Kamuela. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Roxanne Kalanilehua Bustamante

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Aug. 16, 2015
Roxanne Kalanilehua Bustamante, 48, of Waianae, a Pizza Hut call center assistant manager, died at Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Bert H.; sons Joshua, Xane-Michael, Keenan and Elijah; daughters Auli’i, Kawehilani, Sha’dey, Petriana, Roberta, Tatiana, Meagan and Hokulani; brother Peter Mahoe Jr.; sister LiAnne Nozaki; and 14 grandchildren. Service: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kaumakapili Church. Casual attire. Condolences: oahumortuary. com.

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Dennis Mark Baxter

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Aug. 8, 2015
Dennis Mark Baxter, 63, of Waianae, a Cove Construction carpenter and painter, died in Waianae. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Marina, son Charlie Bright, daughters Wendy Ali and Annemarie Blackwell, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Allan C. Kealii Arcangel

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Aug. 21, 2015
Allan C. Kealii Arcangel, 59, of Lahaina, Maui, died. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by father Benjamin C., brothers Wenzel and Stacey, and sisters Orilee B. Biho and Bernie Arcangel. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested in his name to Islands Hospice. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Troy Allen Abordo

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Aug. 19, 2015
Troy Allen Abordo, 50, of Waimanalo, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Alex Byous; sons Jorden, Kalikiano, Jacob, Cody and Braven Abordo and Wyatt and Marshall Freitas; daughters Hokulani Rodriguez-Galindo and Cheyenne Freitas; parents Linda-Mae and Eddie; brothers John and Norman; sister Genie; and 16 grandchildren. Service: 4 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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VIVIAN K. ICHIMURA

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VIVIAN K. ICHIMURA Age 79, of Mililani, HI, passed away July 23, 2015 in Mililani. Born January 31, 1936 in Honolulu, HI. Vivian was a retired sales clerk/manager of Waipahu Bake Shop & Kilani Bakery. She is survived by sons, Scott (Nancy) Ichimura, Gary (Roberta) Ichimura; daughters, Paulynn (Ralph) Shigeoka, Patricia (Barry) Muranaka; sisters, Beatrice Takara, Grace (Toshio) Mekaru, Kay (Raymond) Uehara, Vicky (Ron) Martin; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Thursday (Sept 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Celebration of Life 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Violet Kazuko Padilla

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VIOLET KAZUKO PADILLA Violet Kazuko Padilla died peacefully at home in Thousand Oaks, California on August 5, 2015 in the care of her husband and loving family. Violet was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii on February 12, 1935, the youngest of 8 children. Her parents, Shizuichi and Haruyo Daigo Hiratani, had emigrated from Hiroshima, Japan. Violet attended Leilehua High School, University of Hawaii, and Cal State Fullerton. She was a devoted wife, mother, homemaker, and a talented seamstress. Violet and Xavier raised three daughters in Whittier, California. Throughout her life she enjoyed sports (tennis, 5K & 10K races, including 3 Bay to Breakers) and travelling (to visit family, explore, and enjoy good food). After she received a BA from CSU Fullerton she worked on the B-2 Project during her 13 years at Northrop. Her special joy was being "Mum" to grandchildren Cory, Alex, and Lana. Violet is survived by her husband Xavier J. Padilla, Sandy and Ed Smith, Lisa Padilla and Greg Hise, Linda and Shaun McCray; and siblings Moriyoshi Hiratani and Ann Goya. Family members will commemorate her life with a private ceremony.

GONZALO C. DE GUZMAN

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GONZALO C. de GUZMAN Age 90, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 27, 2015 in Ewa Beach. Born February 20, 1925 in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired supervisor from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel with 45 years of service. He is survived by spouse, Lydia C. de Guzman; son, Sunny J. (Renee Tomas) de Guzman; daughters, Lynn Michele C. (John) Telles, Agnes L. (Troy) Guthier; brother, Marcelino (Leticia) de Guzman; sister, Isabelita Cacas; 9 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Friday (Sept 4) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); mass 11:15 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Jennifer Ann Hee Metcalfe

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JENNIFER ANN HEE METCALFE Jennifer was born on February 28, 1972 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Jean and Donald Hee. She passed away on August 11, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia after a 3 year battle with cancer. She was raised in Kaneohe with her older sister, Cheryl. Jennifer attended Aikahi Elem, Kailua Intermediate and graduated from Kaleheo High School in 1990. She went to the University of Connecticut where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in 1994. After college, Jennifer was hired by Gerber Technology in their computer aided design (CAD) department where she trained and supported clients from all over the world. She worked in Connecticut for a year and then moved to their Atlanta office where she worked until present. In Atlanta, she met her husband, Tony Metcalfe, and they were married in 2011. Her life with Tony was the happiest time of her life until the day she passed. She loved cooking, shopping, travelling and photography. Jennifer cherished family and friends. She made everyone feel important and special. It's so hard to put such an amazing woman's life into so few words. She will be greatly missed. She is survived by husband, Anthony (Tony), parents, Jean and Don Hee, sister, Cheryl (Earl) Hasegawa; mother-in- law Deborah Metcalfe (Jim deceased), brother-in-laws Jim (Tracy), and Jason (Michelle) and nieces and nephews Rachel, Austin, Kristen, Jayden (deceased), Taylor, Pressley and Dayton, and her 2 pet dogs, Mookie and Jelly, along with countless friends and family. Services will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at St. Ann's Catholic Church (46-129 Haiku Rd., Kaneohe); Visitation 9:30 A.M.; Family Service10:30 A.M.; Mass 11:00 A.M. Casual Attire.

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