Malia Puipui Ahomana, 68, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Tuesday. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Timote, Poiloti, Sepasi, Tevita, Peau and Keola; adopted sons Tautala and Hopoate Ahonima; daughters Suliana Vulangi, Mapuana Latu, Elenoa Matavesi and Aita Tonga; 37 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church. Graveside services: 9 a.m. next Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Ricky Sixto Augustin, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Safeway meat cutter, died Feb. 2 in Honolulu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Esperanza "Joane"; son Delbert; daughters Noreen Piccinino and Rona Augustin-Chun; brothers Ernest and Dennis; sisters Sylvia Barroga, Flora Castor, Medie Raguindin, Mary Thomford, Carmen Fraser and Josephine Espeneli; and five grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Roberto Cabulong, 79, of Aberdeen, Md., died Feb. 10 in Aberdeen. He is also survived by daughters Roberta Cabulong, Barbara Bell and Linda Bauer; and sisters Elena Bumanglag and Ester Buenaventura. Additional information was provided for an obituary published Tuesday.

Shirley De Silva, 65, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Hong Kung Restaurant bartender and manager, a Wackenhut security officer and former Kona Hukilau Restaurant barmaid, died Feb. 27 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by hanai daughter Noreen Kimitete; brothers Frank De Silva Plada, Edward De Silva Gomes, Herbert De Silva, Walter De Silva Bowley and John Costa; hanai brother Herbert Maunu Jr.; sisters Ethel De Silva Yamamoto, Thelma De Silva Pool, Rosemarie De Silva De Pontes, Joanne De Silva David, Angie Andrade and Shirley Henderson; hanai sister Maraea Maunu Ynigues; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. next Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. Call after 8 a.m. Inurnment at a later date at Hawi Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Doris D. Giuli, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Thos. Giuli Construction and Thos. Giuli Overseas office manager, died Feb. 20 in Honolulu. She was born in Bennington, Mich. She is survived by sons Tom and Chuck, sisters Donna Dodo and Pauline Clayton, brother Loren Drury and two grandchildren. Inurnment at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Rose Lai Yung Gomes, 84, of Aiea, died Sunday in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary L.; daughter Verna Wicklund; brothers Albert Chun and Dr. Clarence Lum; sisters Betty Leu, Ellen Lee, Stella Juan, Esther Persons and Jean Chan; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lin Ung Ing, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Fern Elementary School teacher, died Feb. 25 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Melvin and William; brothers Gordan and Edwin Tam; sisters Marian Lynch, Gertrude Wong and Priscilla Leong; and one grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kyle Kawika Kupakei Kaaa, 21, of Makawao, Maui, a car lot attendant for Aloha Rent-a-Car, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Terri Kauai; father Mel; sisters Breana and Alissa Kauai, and Kassie and Kristy Kaaa; and grandparents Thomas A. Vares, Melvin Kaaa Sr. and Andrew Kauai Sr. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the Last Mission Cemetery in Ulupalakua. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Fuyu "Edith" Kondo, 103, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Feb. 18 in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Edwin J., daughter Ruth Izawa, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Edith Shigeko Miyasato, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Andrade & Co. seamstress and sales clerk, died Monday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Masayuki, sons Ronald and Craig, daughters Vivian Miyasato and Janice Miyasato-Gellepis, brother Minoru Tamashiro, sisters Kameko Shimabukuro and Lillian Tamashiro and five grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

James "Jim" O. Murchison, 68, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy chief petty officer with more than 20 years of submarine service and a state Department of Education employee, died Feb. 28 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by wife Margaret Bruce, mother Hester Bowman, brother Lon and sister Sharon Pinson. Private services.

Herbert Fernandez Neves, 79, of Honolulu, a retired merchant marine, died Feb. 25 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers James, David, Ralph and August; and sisters Gladys N. Akana (also a primary caregiver) and Jane Gomes. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Committal services and burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Sukeichi Ono, 92, of Koloa, Kauai, a Hale Kauai purchasing agent, died Feb. 24. He was born in Koloa. He is survived by brother Masao and sister Marilyn T. Hirai. Private services.

Michael Sanborn Sheldt, 18, of Honolulu, a member of the University of Hawaii-Manoa swim team, died Tuesday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. Sheldt, who was found lying at the bottom of the swimming pool during practice, drowned as a result of a heart condition. He was born in Pensacola, Fla. He is survived by parents Michael and Shawnee, sister Mikaela and grandparents Charles and Edrie. Services on the mainland.

Gerome "Gigi" Sherwood Siamani, 19, of Honolulu, died Feb. 20 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Siaosi and Virginia; brothers George, Gregory, Gerald, Gerad and Gerret; and sisters Georgina Jones, Georgette, Georgianna, Virginia and Geanette Siamani, and Georgalynn Manaku. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

Joanne Sau Ling Song, 64, of Honolulu, a retired state Bureau of Conveyances assistant registrar, died last Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Bernard P.M.; daughters Rochelle M.L. Bonilla and Meagan M.L.N. Song; brothers Godwin, Albert and Ernest Chun; sister Winona Ho; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

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