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Obituaries for December 4

Angeline “Angie” Haleloke Hanoa, 81, of Hilo died Nov. 18 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Pahala, she was a retired assistant director of environmental services for Kuakini Medical Center, former private sector vice president for United Public Workers and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaukaha Ward. Private services held. Survived by children, Russell Kela of Michigan, Adren (Rae) Kela of Kailua, Oahu, Kaimi Harnsberger of Orange County, Calif., Cheryl Kiyotsuka of Hilo and Moana (Red) Greer of Marvel, Colo.; hanai children, Catherine and Rayner Galdones of Pepeekeo; brother, John (Barbara) Hanoa of Aina Haina, Oahu; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Walter “Bolo” Kalua Lewi Sr., 72, of Hilo died Nov. 1 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honalo, he was a laborer for Orchids of Hawaii, truck driver for Bevway, forklift operator for Puna Papaya, general laborer for Isemoto Contracting Co. and member of Hilo Church of God. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 9) at Hilo Church of God, 671 Waianuenue Ave. Funeral Service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Section K. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Darlene Lewi of Hilo; sons, Walter (Caroline) Lewi Jr. and Tyson (Daisy Kawelo) Lewi of Pahoa, and Shon-Dae (Whitney Fernandez) Amaral of Hilo; daughters, Estherlyn (Dexter) Amaral of Pahoa and Raelyn (Herman Olivera) Lewi of Glenwood; sister, Charlotte Lewi-Hinomiya of Hilo; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Chieko Morishita, 94, of Hilo died Nov. 19 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Kohala, she was a retired licensed practical nurse for the former Hilo Hospital. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Derek S. (Shani Higa) Morishita of Hilo and Robin Y. (Colleen) Morishita of Chula Vista, Calif.; five grandchildren, one great-grandson. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Edward “Papa” E. Spencer Sr., 84, of Waimea died Nov. 21 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Waimea, he was a retired supervisor for Hawaii County Public Works Roads Division, U.S. Navy veteran and member of St. James Episcopal Church. Visitation 9-10:45 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 9) at St. James Episcopal Church, 65-1237 Kawaihae Road, Waimea. Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow in church cemetery. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcome. Survived by wife, Rose Spencer of Waimea; son, Edward E. (Donna) Spencer Jr. of Waimea; daughters, Daphne (Moku) Straus and Roxane (Arnold) Cabico of Waimea; sisters, Gwendolyn Forsythe of Honolulu and Abigail Pharazyn of Arlington, Wash.; brother-in-law, Ronald Young of Waimea; five grandsons, five great-grandchildren, three hanai grandchildren and five hanai great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Yoshinobu “Nobu” Takamine, 87, of Hilo died Nov. 28 at home. Born in Hakalau, he retired from the former Hamakua Sugar Co., was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran and member of Hamakua Jodo Mission Kyodan, Hui Uruma and Honokaa Pension Club. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 9) at Hamakua Jodo Mission in Paauhau Mauka. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Ronald Haimoto of Honolulu, Jeffrey (Carla) Takamine of Hilo and Blane (Dale) Takamine of Enumclaw, Wash.; daughter, Nadine (Kenneth) Bondallian of Paauhau; brothers, Takeshi (Sumi) Takamine of San Antonio and Robert “Kazu” (Linda) Takamine of Honokaa; sisters, Sueko (Masao) Kakazu of Waipahu, Oahu, and Yemiko Lum of Kaneohe, Oahu; brothers-in-law, Yasu Tamayose of Gardena, Calif., and Dennis Oshiro of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Kimiko Takamine of Honokaa; 11 grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Shizuyo Uwono, 100, of Hilo died Oct. 21 at Legacy Hilo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Pepeekeo, she was a homemaker and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, Buddhist Women’s Association and Dana. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Memorial donations to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720 or Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 398 Kilauea Ave., Hilo, HI 96720. Survived by sons, Roy Uwono of Honolulu and George (Cheryl) Uwono of Hilo; daughters, Amy (George) Nakamura of Mililani, Oahu, Jane (Benjamin) Muramoto of Hilo and Diane (Edmund) Nakano of Aiea, Oahu; sister, Chiyono (Yoshiharu) Fuse of Hilo; sister-in-law, Sachie Yoshizawa of Pepeekeo; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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