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Noah Andrew Kaneali'i Aweau-Figueroa, infant son of parents Keakealani "Shawnali" Aweau and Gabriel Figueroa, died last Wednesday in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Shawn and Keakealani "Ali" Aweau, and Patrick Figueroa and Lenora Paulo; great-grandparents Norman and Jackie Aweau, and Marilyn Rodrigues and Margaret Figueroa; and great-great-grandparent Nadine Harbottle. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Evelyn Kehaulani Sui Lun Baniaga, 46, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a clerk for Gay and Robinson, died Monday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Pedro P.; sons Pedryn S. and Patrick A.; father Antonio Wong; brothers Anthony, Byron, and Chadwick Wong; sisters Antoinette Daos, Charmaine Manuel, Walnita Aviguetero and Jacqualine Carter; and a grandchild. Services: noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kekaha Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.
Pong Gwan "Fred" Chung, 71, of Hilo, a Puueo Poi and Kulana Foods employee, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kimie, mother Lucy Makekau, brother Walter and sisters Florence Medeiros and Bertha Makekau. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Yoshiko Hamada, 88, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Friday in Hilo. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Thomas, Roy and Hale; daughters Dawn Pung and Jewel Carnett; sisters Nancy Hiromasa, Evelyn Fujimoto and Colleen Nakata; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.
Hiromi Hamamura, 56, of Mililani, a Japanese Consulate employee, died Sunday. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Glenn, son Daniel, daughter Karen, parents Mashi and Tsuneko Azama, brothers Hisashi and Takeshi and sisters Misako Azama and Kyomi Osabe. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Wahiawa Hongwanji. Call after noon. Casual attire.
So Chi Kang, 82, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Korea. She is survived by sons Nam Y. and Kyung Ho Kim; daughters Yang S., Young S., Kum S. and Nam S. Kim; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. today at Korean Full Gospel Church. Call after 10 a.m. Reception to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Meredith Allyson Lee-Jobe, 31, of Waianae died Friday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William Jobe, son Allyn, parents Lowell and Lorraine Lee, sisters Arlette Clark and Pamela Lee and brother Donovan. Services: 11 am. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 85-574 Plantation Road, Waianae. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Jose B. Macadangdang, 81, of Kahului died Nov. 18 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by brothers Richard, John and Lester and sisters Anselima Madriaga and Marina Wallace. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
Alice Hahoiloni Miller-Henderson, 77, of Hilo, a retired cook, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Albert E. and Charles G. Miller; daughters Lucille K. Sataraka, Georgia L. Lybbert, Alice H. Erickson, Jan P. Kalama and Lenore N. Aki; brothers Henry, Edward and Thomas Wharton; sister Miriam Chun; 22 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pearl City 2nd Ward, New Town Estates, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Call after 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Mary Lapera Tabar, 74, of Waimanalo died Sunday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francisco "Frank" J.; sons Francis, Charles, Benedict, Steven and Wyland; daughters Francine Tabar-Kendrick, Doreen Teixeira and Maryrose McKee; sister Rose Lum; brothers Martin and Manuel Lapera and Francis Lapira; and 13 grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Antone Souza Teixeira, 88, of Waianae, a Territory of Hawaii quarantine station inspector and a Waianae Plantation Ranch foreman, died Nov. 2. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ernie Sr. and Earle; daughters Ethel Kaahaaina, Ellen Keaulii, Elena Turro, Betty J. Fick and Theresa McCorriston; sisters Isabelle Johnson and Beatrice DePonte; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church in Waianae. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
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