Jerry Lynn Davis, 69, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 16 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Wichita, Kan., he was a retired contractor. Services at a later date. Survived by son, Aaron Davis of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Jerady Davis and Sierra Davis of Kailua-Kona; daughter-in-law, Connie Davis of Louisiana; brother, Monte Davis of California; sister, Loretta (Al) Seastrand of California; four grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Lala S. Epenesa Jr., 50, of Honokaa died Jan. 4 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Honokaa, he was a maintenance supervisor for county Parks and Recreation, youth coach for several sports, member of Hamakua Lions Club and Denver Broncos fan. Services 11 a.m. at the Epenesa family home on Kalehua Road in Ahualoa, Honokaa. Luncheon to follow. Look for green and gold directional arrows. Casual attire; lei welcome. Survived by wife, Natalie Epenesa of Honokaa; son, Sione Epenesa of Honokaa; daughters, Amber Siu-Leiataua of Waimea and Tehani Epenesa of Honokaa; brothers; Presely (Christine) Epenesa of Kona and Nathan Epenesa of Waimea; sisters, Luisa (Diamond) Beamer-Epenesa and Perenise (Lionel) Valdez of Waimea, Noella (Darryl) Pagud of Kohala; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Tuani Tuani, 55, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 17 in the People’s Republic of China. Born in Malaeloa, American Samoa, he was a musician for Island Breeze Luau show and member of Youth with a Mission in Kailua-Kona. Celebration of life 5-9 p.m. Friday (Feb. 2) at University of Nations Ohana Court, 75-5851 Kuakini Highway in Kailua-Kona. Burial service 9 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 3) at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Aloha attire. Survived by wife, Loryn Tuani of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Natalie (Dylan) Winika of Australia and Naomi Tuani of Kailua-Kona; mother, Sauleone Nofoa of Honolulu; brothers, Epati (Toolua) Nofoa Galumalemana of Honolulu and Tafiaina (Lisa) Nofoa of California; sisters, Tutaima Nofoa Ieremia and Leilua (Mila) Nofoa Galu of Honolulu, Nuafuluvalu (Penoga) Nofoa Unutoa and Easter (Ricky) Nofoa of California; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Leeward Funeral Home and Beijing Ba Bao Shan Funeral Home.