Agnes Noelani “Nessie” Kaipo, 72, of Papaikou died Aug. 19 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired hairdresser with the former Glen “V” Reflections Hair Salon. Services at a later date. Survived by husband, Clarence C. “Sai” Kaipo Jr. of Papaikou; sons, Clarence C. (Donna R.) Kaipo III of Hilo, Konrad K. (Traci Tsuha) Kaipo Sr. of Kaumana and Meyers K. (Jessica) Kaipo of Papaikou; brothers, Matthew McBride of Seattle and John K. (Lesli) McBride of Hilo; sister, Huberta L. “Leimomi” Kekaualua of Hilo; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
James Henry Michael, 54, of Mountain View died Aug. 30 at home. Born in Brookhaven, N.Y., he was a heavy equipment operator for a quarry, beekeeper and loved his cocker spaniel ohana. Private services held. Survived by wife, Robin Michael of Mountain View; sons, Henry Michael of New York, David Granger of Missouri and Benjamin Granger of Pepeekeo; daughter, Jennifer Michael of New York; sisters, Angela (Dan) Overshire of New York and Randi (Billy) Griffin of North Carolina; hanai mother, Randi Vogt of New York; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Masayo “Marco” Nagao, 95, of Hilo died Aug. 25 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a retired Realtor. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughters, Cheryl (Dr. James) Oda of Honolulu, Lynnette (Glenn) Kaneshiro of Hilo and Karen (Mark) Nagasawa of Honolulu; son, Kelvin (Hedy) Kaneoka of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Rachel Sakumoto and Mildred Sakumoto of Honolulu; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Richard Paglinawan Sr., 77, of Hilo died Aug. 21 at home. Born in Hilo, he was retired from the state Department of Education, formerly employed by Hawaiian Airlines, a U.S. Navy veteran and member of Elks Club and National Rifle Association. Visitation 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by daughters, Deborah Lee Meers-Paglinawan, Angelina (Daniel David Pavao) Paglinawan, Faith (Clyde Jr.) Agres and Maria Teresa (Roymonty Jr.) Kalili; sons, Richard (Darci Agres) Paglinawan Jr. and Christopher (Jill) Paglinawan of Hilo; brothers, Sam Paglinawan of Hilo, Albert Paglinawan and Francis Duran of Oahu; sisters, Thelma Labuen of California, Venancia Mun and Tita Anne Duran-Raymond of Oahu; 32 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Agnes Araujo Perreira, 102, of Hilo died Sept. 3 at Legacy Hilo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Hilo, she owned the Co-op Nursery School and was a member of First United Protestant Church. Private services held. Online condolences: ballardmortuary.com. Survived by daughter, Margo P. Aguiar of Hilo; son, Wesley T. Perreira of Hilo; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary Hilo.
Leslie Emil Pinnow, 85, of Papaikou died Sept. 5 at Yukio Okutsu Veterans Home. Born in Hilo, he was retired from Gaspro, a truck driver for SK Ota Construction, Yamada and Sons and the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co., a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Friday (Sept. 14) at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by wife, Norma Pinnow of Papaikou; sons, Nathan (Geri) Pinnow of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Eric Pinnow of Papaikou and Mark (Lyndell) Pinnow of Papaikou; daughter, Cynthia Pinnow; brother, Harold (Tommie) Pinnow of Hilo; sister-in-law Loretta Pinnow of Pahoa; six grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.