Noah “Bradda” Paulaula Chong Jr., 47, of Kahaluu Mauka died July 9 at home. Born in Kealakekua, he was a truck driver. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Kona Faith Center in Captain Cook. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flower lei welcome. Survived by mother, Agnes Chong Kihara of Kahaluu Mauka; brothers, Steven (Sara) Chong of Ewa Beach, Oahu, and Conrad O. (Davlyn Pua) Chong of Kahaluu Mauka; sister, Nova M. Chong of Kahaluu Mauka; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Faith Evalani Fernandez, 69, of Hilo died July 13 at home. Born in Kapoho, she was a retired cashier and cook at K’s Drive In. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 8) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by son, Randall (Lilia) Fernandez of Hilo; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
June Yoshie Matsunaga, 91, of Hilo died May 10 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired elementary school teacher. Private services held. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by son, Arlon (Ngoc) Matsunaga of California; daughters, Ruth DeMattos of Hilo and Joan (Matt) Lichty of Missouri; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.