Obituaries for March 14

Solomon James Perkins, 81, of Ocean View died Feb. 15 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Kealakekua, he was a self-employed building contractor, boat builder, commercial fisherman and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Scattering of ashes 11 a.m. Sunday (March 18) at Honokohau Boat Harbor in Kailua-Kona. Celebration of life to follow at the mooring site of the fishing boat “Vixen.” Casual attire; loose flowers welcome. Survived by companion, Louise Nobriga of Ocean View; son, Paul Crawford of Seattle; daughter, Rachael Llanes of Captain Cook; caregiver, Diana Masuda of Ocean View; brothers, Charles (Pat) Perkins of Kaneohe, Oahu, Levi (Lynette) Perkins of Holualoa, William (Marcy) Perkins of Kailua-Kona and Robert Perkins of Kealakehe; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Clayton David Rodrigues, 62, of Hilo died Feb. 14 at Hawaii Care Choices’ Pohai Malama Care Center. He was born on Oahu. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday (March 17) at Ala Moana Beach Park (Magic Island) in Honolulu. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by daughter, Jamie Bergman-Rodrigues; brothers, Ben Rodrigues and Alex Rodrigues; sister, Debbie Ramos. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Alexander Kaulike Hare Schuler, 34, of Hilo died March 10 at his parents’ home. Born in Hilo, he was a logger, woodworker, furniture maker and scuba diver. Private services held. Survived by parents, Scott Allan Hare Schuler and Tandy Ann Newsome of Mountain View; brother, Tyler Hare Schuler of Hilo; sister, Ashley Hare Schuler of Oahu. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Raymond Jay Wataru Yamamoto, 50, of Pahoa, formerly of Wailuku, Maui, died Feb. 26 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a sales and delivery driver for Love’s Bakery. Private services held. Survived by wife, Chang Yamamoto of Honolulu; sons, Royce Yamamoto and Ryan Yamamoto of Maui; mother, Sherry Yamamoto of Pahoa; sisters, Sheryl (Layne) Kimura and April (Nathan) Nakama of Maui; a niece. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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