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For Friday, August 15, 2014


Jane Naoko Akita
Aug. 2, 2014
Jane Naoko Akita, 94, of Waimanalo, a retired Kalaheo High School cafeteria cook and former owner of Jane's Barber Shop in Waimanalo, died in Manoa Cottage Kaimuki. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Roy M. and Gary Y., daughter Carol K. Kiyabu, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Franklin Breithaupt
July 16, 2014
Franklin "Blackie" Breithaupt, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Matson merchant seaman, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Lawrence Alva and Tony LeFebre; daughters Patricia, Lani and Shawnee; sister Elizabeth Gentry; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

Tom Carpenter
Aug. 8, 2014
Tom Carpenter, 83, of Honolulu, a retired professor at the University of Hawaii and a teacher at Kamehameha Schools, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kansas. He is survived by sister Janet. Private services. Donations suggested to the University of Hawaii Foundation.

Yonife Villareal Elisaga
Aug. 9, 2014
Yonife Villareal Elisaga, 61, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pagadian City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Tommy; sons Taddy, Troye and Timothy; daughter Yarnell Matsu; brothers Yolando, Roden and Morvil Yray; sister Charita Alvarez; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire.

Patrick Hoikenani Ellis
Aug. 2, 2014
Patrick Hoikenani Ellis, 80, of Honolulu, a retired airlines customer service manager and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sisters Winona E. Rubin, Edith U. Ellis and Dorothy E. Zeffiro. Private services.

Patrice D. Goddard
Aug. 7, 2014
Patrice D. Goddard, 55, of Honolulu, a retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sanger, Calif. She is survived by brothers David and Joel, and sisters Barbara Hulsey, Kerry Payne and Donna Ono. Private services.

Ann Nobuko Higa
July 26, 2014
Ann Nobuko Higa, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in South Kona. She is survived by son Jon; daughters Jane Testa, Sally Koba and Jackie Wong; brother Albert Andow; and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences:

Lily Wai Quon Kalama
Aug. 10, 2014
Lily Wai Quon Kalama, 93, of Pearl City, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village cashier, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John K. and Robert A., daughter Viola Chu, brother George Leong, 12 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Venus Mageo
July 22, 2014
Venus Mageo, 62, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Romeo and Robert, daughters Sonya and Samantha, brother Robert Kapihe Jr. and sisters Isabelle and Iris Kapihe, and Kathryn Vaiola. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

David Paul Kaiwapuaaalii Marques
Aug. 4, 2014
David Paul Kaiwapuaaalii Marques, 49, of Kaneohe, a Honolulu Police Department officer and a retired Army sergeant first class, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jackie, sons Kawika and Keoni, father Stephen, mother Susan Souza and five brothers and sisters. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Dexter Juan Mateo
July 29, 2014
Dexter Juan Mateo, 70, of Honolulu, a retired journeyman carpenter, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Iris A. and son Michael. Private services.

Annelore Niejahr
Aug. 3, 2014
Annelore Niejahr, 92, of Wahiawa, a nursing care employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Hamburg, Germany. Private services. Online condolences:

Russ A. Olarti
July 26, 2014
Russ A. Olarti, 45, of Mililani, an Army Reserve veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gina-Marie; son Jacob; daughter Jessica; brothers Kent, Glenn and Todd; and sister Kristie. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. No flowers.

Beverly Jeanne Rains
July 25, 2014
Beverly Jeanne Rains, 89, of Hilo, a retired television commercial producer and director, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center, Hilo. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by son Loren R. Avedon and a grandchild. Services to be held at a later date in Los Angeles.

Lawrence Rogers
Aug. 5, 2014
Lawrence "Buddy" Rogers, 67, of Honolulu, a thermal insulator and an Army veteran, died in Los Angeles. He was born in California. He is survived by brothers John and Tom, and sisters Rita Rodriguez, Liz Tudor and Sue Turner. Services to be held in California.

Maximina Tolentino Sanchez
July 26, 2014
Maximina Tolentino "Siming" Sanchez, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Bernadeth, hanai sons Erwin and Nathan Soriano, and sisters Aida S. Campos and Feliza Sanchez. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Caridad Valdez Taca
July 31, 2014
Caridad Valdez Taca, 91, of Waimanalo, a flower picker and arranger at Kam Flower Nursery, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Estanislao, Angelito and Hipolito; daughters Amanda Ramos, Gregoria Tabisola, Lucia V. Taca and Christina Nutt; sister Margarita Valdez; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. George Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences:

Edward Bernard Vierra
July 9, 2014
Edward Bernard Vierra, 66, of Waianae died in Hawaii. He was born in Kamuela Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dorothy Mary May; sons Edward III, Gordon, George and Kamuela Ka'u Vierra, and Sonny Ke; daughters Dorothy Oher and Brenda, Georgianne, Ernestine, Iwalani and Ku'uipo Vierra; brothers Ernest and Peter; sisters Geraldine, Madeline, Donna, Winona, Elizabeth and Marianne; 45 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Lualualei Beach Park, "Suahz." Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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