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Genevieve "Genny" Elizabeth Bayles, 73, of Honolulu, died April 24. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Oliver, Neil and Mark Bettencourt; daughters Wendy Dixon, Carey Bayles and Kristen Buendicho; brothers Patrick and Leonard Andrade; sisters Nettie Jones, Thelma Barnes and Alice Anderson; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life services: 12 p.m. Saturday at Kualoa Park. Donations suggested to Wendy Dixon, 306 Haulani St., Pukalani, HI 96768.
John Peter Botelho Jr., 88, of Hilo, formerly of Kaneohe, a retired truck driver at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Rose Marie Vincent, sister Mildred Hollowell, a grandchild and great-grandchild. Memorial services: 12:45 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Joseph Ngit Fai Chu, 90, of Honolulu, former manager of M.T. Lau Chow, died Wednesday in St. Francis Medical Center. He is also survived by brothers Rodney and Edmund, and sister Geraldine Dere. The mortuary provided incorrect information on the obituary published Monday.
Hae Sook "Sookie" Chung, 51, of Aiea, a restaurant proprietor, died Wednesday in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Pusan, Korea. She is survived by daughter Teresa and numerous relatives in Korea. Private services.
Hatsuko Harada, 74, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor of K's Fountain, died April 24 in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Edwin, Clyde and Ryan; brother Michio Minakata; sister Kiwako Kaneda; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Shannon Tolupene Kaleleiki, 25, of Kailua, died Friday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Elizabeth Kaleleiki, son Shannon Jr., parents William P.A.A. and Lilia F., brother Troy "Billy Boy" Williams Jr. and sister Wanette Hertz. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Greenhaven Memorial Park.
Walter Kihoi, 79, of Kaneohe, a heavy equipment operator, city employee and U.S. Army World War II veteran, died Sunday. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by wife Nolia "Sweetie," sons Norman and Kevin, daughters Norma Adams and Ann Kihoi, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorial services: noon Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Committal with military honors: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Monty Lauaki, 42, of Kihei, Maui, a landscaping maintenance worker, died last Tuesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Eua, Tonga. He is survived by wife Lee Ann K.; sons Monty N.K. Jr. and Naulivou M.; daughters Temalisi K., Atelaite P., Irene and Lisa; mother Nonu Lauaki Mahoni; brother Naulivou; and sisters Sulieti Matalave, Ofeina Tonga, Kalesita Lotulelei and Tiutina, Manu and Joy Lauaki. Memorial services: 7 p.m. at Keolahou Congregational Church. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9 a.m. Saturday. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Kam Sun Loo, 99, of Honolulu died Saturday in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Andrew and Wallace, daughter Emma Chang, sister Ida Chang, 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 10:30 a.m.-noon Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial to follow in Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Sau Gin Look, 99, of Honolulu, retired owner of Look You Shoe Store, died April 27. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by sons Kwai Cho, K.C., Raymond and K.T.; daughters Alice Chun and Clara Lau; brothers Mun Chee and Chee Quon Chun; sister Clara Chung; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow in Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Yoshiko Mikami, 94, of Waipahu, a retired Hamada Okazuya employee, died April 28. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Gilbert and Russell; daughters June Kubo, Hilda Kunishige, Evelyn Harakuni and Rose Tokioka; brother Ronald Saiki; sisters Tsutayo Emomoto, Ellen Takiguchi, Ann Miyaji and Vivian Koizumi; 19 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Haruyuki "Henry" Murakami, 81, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment crane operator for Associated Steel Co., died last Wednesday in Kuakini Medical Center. He is also survived by brother Hubert. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Monday.
Tieh Shan Pai, 87, of Honolulu died April 24. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Jean, sons Charles and Howard, daughters Susan Wang and Lily Resch, brother T.L. Bai, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.
Antone Parraga Jr., 70, of Kekaha, Kauai, a maintenance supervisor with Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, died Sunday. He was born in Makaweli. He is survived by companion Carnation Harris; wife Betty B.; daughters Raynette Saito, Antonette Parraga, Tina Yadao, Trinette Kaui and Elise Silva; and sons Shane Buesil, Anthony "Ants" Harris and Shawn "Kimo" and Anthony "Bully" Parraga. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Casual attire.
Celerina Tumaneng Salvador, 87, of Hanamaulu, a homemaker, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Canido, sons Filemon and Rodrigo, daughter Felicidad Odoa, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.
Hisae Shimatsu, 90, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired harvesting supervisor at Kekaha Sugar Co. and a World War II veteran, died Sunday at home. He was born in Kekaha. He is survived by wife Tomoe Inazu; sons Gerald and Rodney; daughters Susan Ashford and Carole Tsuchiya; brothers Yoshiharu, Fumiyuki, Setsumi and Norie; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.
James Kekio Upchurch Sr., 93, of Honolulu, a retired painter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died April 26 at home. He was born in Kona. He is survived by son James K. Jr., daughter Alice H. Yam, sister Louisa Kauhane, 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.
Herman Kaanaana Waa, 76, of Kaalaea, a retired Highway Construction heavy equipment operator, died Friday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Laie. He is survived by wife Nellie; sons Herman Jr., Wayne and Warren; daughter Hernel; hanai sons Darren Dacuson and David Cunha; hanai daughter Tetele Acedo; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Glenna Mitchele Johnson-Wilde, 52, of Honaunau, Kona, a naturopathic physician, died Monday at home. She was born in Coulee Dam, Wash. She is survived by parents Charles and Peggy Snyder, and sisters Sharon Johnson and Jonna Clayton. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Thursday at the City of Refuge picnic area, Honaunau. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire.
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