Eleanor "El" Kalei Aipoalani, 66, of Palolo, died Wednesday at the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Henry Jr. and Herman; daughters Renne Auhoon, Regina Alvarez and Colette; hanai mother Alice Joseph; brother Archangel "Angel" Joseph; sisters Bernice "Che-Che" McKeague and Elizabeth "Tootie" Motta, 20 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at Waianae Sacred Hearts Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Robert Minoru Arakawa, 73, of Honolulu, retired owner and chairman of the board of RMA Sales Co. Inc., died Oct. 1 at the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Vivian; son Urban; brothers James, Raymond and Kenneth, and sisters Helen Kaneko, Leatrice Fujimoto and Betty Aniya. Services were private.
Kinman Chang, 74, of Honolulu, died Thursday at St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Alice; sons Herman and Stanley; brothers Richard, Kalfred and Lawrence; sisters Sybil Young and Lorraine Lee, and two grandchildren. Services: noon Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert Herman Headland, 77, of Kailua, a retired flight engineer, died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Fargo, N.D. He is survived by wife Toshi; children Linda Dunbar, Judy Cullinan, Susan Lambert, Mark, Matt, Greg, Richiko, Mary-Frances Aguiar, Kumiko Groom and Frances; sister Doris Bredell, 25 grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Tsuruko Kinoshita, 88, of Honolulu, died Thursday at home. She was born in Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Takao, Yukio, Shigeyasu, Akira, Richard and Walter; daughter Jane Sarae; brothers Harry and Masami Kaneta; sisters Kimiko Ito and Susan Nakashima; 18 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
Andrew A. Ramos, 71, of Honolulu, a retired aircraft mechanic at Hickam Air Force Base, died Tuesday at Kaiser Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lolinda; sons Daniel, Eric and Gregory, and brother Valentin. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary and 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Bruce Bernard Villiarimo, 45, of Hana, an auto mechanic, died Saturday at Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hana. He is survived by mother Christina; brothers Barry, Brian, Ben and Puna, and sisters Celeste Makua and Claudia Kalaola. Service: noon Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hana. Call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
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