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Christine Claudia Akau-Siliga
Jan. 27, 2013
Christine Claudia Akau-Siliga, 47, of Waianae died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Elijah Akau and Alexander Akau-Fruean; daughter Ashley Akau-Fruean; brothers Harry J. Akau Jr., Peni Mamea and Kilisi, Manogi and Luuga Vailu’u; sisters Catherine and Adaline D. Akau, and Meleane Leota; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Christy Lurana Bond
Feb. 9, 2013
Christy Lurana Bond, 36, of Lahaina, a time-share saleswoman, died. She was born in Gravette, Ark. She is survived by sons Maximus and Xavier McKay, daughter Riley, mother Marsha, brother Joshua R. and sister Heather M. Services: noon Saturday at Airport Beach. Potluck to follow. Donations suggested to Christy Bond’s Children’s Fund at Bank of Hawaii. Online condolences:

Felix B. Cadiz
Jan. 27, 2013
Felix B. Cadiz, 67, of California, a Continental Airlines retiree, died in Fresno, Calif. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Cecilia, son Philip, daughters Michelle Rubio and Rosalyn Felton, brother Hilario, sister Juliana Lista and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

George Henry Kekahulilani Catobus Jr.
Jan. 27, 2013
George Henry Kekahulilani Catobus Jr., 39, of Kaneohe, a GHC Excavation and Grading machine operator, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by parents George H. and Kathy, brother Beau and sister Eddy. Private services.

Richard Y.T. Char
Feb. 6, 2013
Richard Y.T. Char, 86, of Honolulu, a Kodak Hawaii senior engineer and an Army veteran, died in Maunalani Nursing Home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty, son Alvin, daughters Carlene Toshi and Diane Oda, and five grandchildren. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

Karen Ann Clifford
Feb. 12, 2013
Karen Ann Clifford, 70, of Princeville, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Oak Park, Ill. She is survived by husband James B. "Bill"; sons Marc and Mike Dahlquist; daughter Amy C. Wamhoff; stepsons James S., Robert "Bob" and Bradley; brothers James T. and Glen C. Johnson; and eight grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. today at Waioli Huiia Church, Hanalei, Kauai.

Camelo Robert Delaries
Feb. 4, 2013
Camelo Robert Delaries, 88, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a road construction foreman for J.M. Tanaka and Grace Bros., coffee farmer and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Holualoa. He is survived by wife Esther; sons Harvey, Vernen and Warren; daughters Ann Madawi, Marlene Stockwell and Anita Delaries; brother Mike; sisters Della Tapiro, Celestina Alika, Magdalena Pucong, Donna Drummond and Agnes Kihara; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Ministries, 75-5699 Kopiko St., Kailua-Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Luncheon and fellowship to follow at Kona Imin Center. Burial: 2 p.m. at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Jesse M. Doyle
Feb. 11, 2013
Jesse M. Doyle, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paris. He is survived by nephew Thorsten J. Lucke and niece Karen Kneifel. Private scattering of ashes.

Joseph Frank Enright
Feb. 9, 2013
Joseph Frank Enright, 66, of Kaneohe, a United Contractors contractor and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Christy, son Damien, daughter Mare’Ka, brother Robert and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Luncheon to follow at Kaneohe Yacht Club. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

Golden Goodman
Jan. 28, 2013
Golden Goodman, 47, of Kailua-Kona, a Securitas security guard at Kona Airport, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by fiancee Pua Hoopii; son Jermaine Herron; daughter Ashley; brothers Keith J., Anthony, Samuel and Arsbery "Beep"; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Richard Hayashi
Jan. 25, 2013
Richard "Joe" Hayashi, 85, of Pearl City, a retired state civil servant and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by daughter Linda and brothers Tokuichi and Steve. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or Soka Gakkai International-USA.

Raymond T. Hirahara
Jan. 22, 2013
Raymond T. Hirahara, 65, of Waianae, a retired Associated Steel heavy equipment mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy, son Baron, daughter Kimm, mother Misayo, brother Mark and sisters Linda Sugihara and Iris Rapoza. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Evelyn Tara Komori
Jan. 24, 2013
Evelyn Tara Komori, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired Department of Education schoolteacher, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Hiroshi, daughters Faye Kobashigawa and Susan Crowell, sister Lynn Nielsen and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

Margaret La‘a Keawe Lavin
Feb. 3, 2013
Margaret La‘a Keawe "Maggie" Lavin, 34, of Waimanalo, a Guava Trucking heavy equipment operator, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Sam Pang; sons Ryan, Robert and Roman; daughters Rayanne and Roxine; mother Rose DeRego; and brothers Ahina and James Lavin. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Flowers welcome. Online condolences:

Arline Joyce Macanas
Feb. 8, 2013
Arline Joyce Macanas, 68, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Keaau Village Market manager, died at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Rudolf "Rudy"; sons Bert, Ross and Cary; daughters Monica Macanas and Ingrid Mundon; brothers Wayne and Mark Lukzen; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Hilo. Mass at noon. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Naomi Nahaolelua Munekata
Feb. 4, 2013
Naomi Nahaolelua Munekata, 84, of Kailua and Hilo, a retired Kalaheo High School teacher, died in Maluhia Long Term Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Mark, daughters Moana Vierra and Myra Munekata, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Saturday at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 93 N. Kainalu Drive, Kailua. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences:

Christine Faye Nakama
Feb. 2, 2013
Christine Faye Nakama, 66, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stanley, son Rance, daughters Kami Wailehua and Tiffany Nakama, brother Dennis Hashimoto, sisters Karen Yum and Lisa Haussler, 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at King’s Cathedral & Chapel, 5740 Kalanianaole Highway. Services: 6:30 p.m.

Donald Keli‘i Nathaniel
Feb. 14, 2013
Donald Keli‘i Nathaniel, 78, of Hilo, a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. harvester and pruner, and a Hawaii Army National Guard retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Mike, Jay and Greg; daughter Donna Okinaka; sisters CJ Kodani, Lillian Kailipaka and Grace Rapoza; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Nora Keahienaenalapalapaikaluaokilauea Halstead Santos
Feb. 3, 2013
Nora Keahienaenalapalapaikaluaokilauea Halstead "Keahi" Santos, 94, of Honolulu, a musician and cruise director of the SS Leilani Cruise Line, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Sandra Silva and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. today at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Allease Teretha Scanson
Feb. 18, 2013
Allease Teretha Scanson, 63, of Honolulu, a receptionist, died. She was born in Clarksdale, Miss. She is survived by husband Timothy, son John Storms, brothers Andrew and Victor Miller, and a grandchild. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

George E. Soper
Jan. 1, 2013
George E. Soper, 90, of Volcano, Hawaii, formerly of Kailua, a retired aircraft maintenance superintendent at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son James R., daughter Linda Makua, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. March 1 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Ellen Mary Stevens Tanimoto
Feb. 12, 2013
Ellen Mary Stevens "Aloha" Tanimoto, 79, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Waimea Country Lodge front desk worker, Parker Ranch retiree and former clerk at Waimea Credit Union, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by daughter Valarie Abran; brother Strickland Stevens; sisters Wanda Odetle, Winifred Baker and Nellie S. Novera; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.


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