Lyle Kana‘iaupuni Kaaihili, 52, of Honokaa died May 2 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a lineman for the Hawaii Electric Light Co., owner of Mokuwai Piko Poi and member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 1260. Celebration of life from 9 a.m. Saturday (May 19) at the family home, 45-519 Pikake St., Honokaa. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Kahealani Kaaihili of Honokaa; sons, Kanai‘aupuni Kaaihili of Waikoloa and Mala‘e Kaaihili of Honokaa; daughter, Kahilu Kaaihili of Honokaa; mother, Becky Kaaihili of Hilo; sisters, Rachel Long and Terri (Barney) Kaaihili-Choy of Honolulu; brothers, Albert (Shaynee) Kaaihili III of Waimea, George Kaaihili, Francis Kaaihili and Claus “Buster” Kaaihili of Hilo, Thomas “Kekau” (Remy) Kaaihili of Keaau; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Norman “Bully” Takashi Mikami, 75, of Hilo died April 29 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a retired receiving clerk for KTA Super Stores, warehouse supervisor for the former Food Fair Supermarket and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday (May 19) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Michael Mikami, Marcus (Teralynn) Mikami and Marvin (Natashia) Mikami of Hilo; daughter, Michele (Anthony Moniz) Mikami of Hilo; brothers, George (Janice) Mikami of Hilo and Russell Mikami of Arizona; sisters, Margaret Peeler of Hilo and Elizabeth (Clarence) Root of Alabama; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Mary Napua Pea Stanley, 72, of Hilo died May 3 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was a postal worker and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaukaha Ward in Hilo. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday (May 19) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, lehua section. Survived by husband, Paul R. Stanley Sr. of Keaau; brothers, George (Janice) Pea, Eldred Pea, Howard (Charlene) Pea and Arthur Pea of Hilo; sisters, Ruth Pea, Muncie Pea and Beverly (Kihei) Ahuna of Hilo, Deborah (Tom) Tasinijine of Arizona; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Larry Van Sickle, 76, of Hilo died April 20 at Spark M. Matsunaga VA Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Sacramento, Calif., he was the owner-operator of the former Larry’s Chevron. Celebration of life service 11:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. Saturday (May 19) at Wailoa River State Recreation Area, pavilion No. 1. Survived by son, Gary Van Sickle; brother, Gordon Heft, daughter-in-law, Lisa Van Sickle; two grandchildren.
Setsuyo “Tiney” Yabuta, 88, of Hilo died May 1 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired administrative secretary at Sysmex Corp. and member of Hilo Meishoin Mission. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Eric (Corinne) Yabuta of Hilo and Daryl (Virginia) Yabuta of Long Beach, Calif.; brothers, Richard (Kimberly Kang) Tanimoto of Hilo and Sunao (Margarete) Tanimoto of Colorado Springs, Colo.; sisters, Fujie Taketa of Hilo and Akiko (George) Nakagawa of Honolulu; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.