Obituaries for May 23
Patrick Pasion Calip, 86, of Mountain View died May 14. Born in the Philippines, he was a retired crusher operator. Visitation 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Funeral service at 9:30 a.m. Burial at 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park and Cemetery. Survived by sons, Elpidio (Lori) Calip of Mountain View, Warren (Mary) Calip of Pahoa and Clyde Calip of Milolii; daughters, Janice (Ray) Kilgore of Colorado and April Liberato of Pahoa; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Abraham Leone Mahi Jr., 85, of Waimea died May 4 at his daughter’s home in Waikoloa. Born in Kapulena, he was a retired state highways maintenance supervisor, retired U.S. Army sergeant and kahu at Ke Ola Mau Loa Church in Waimea. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Friday, May 30 at the family’s Kuhio Village home, 64-1068 Kamanawa St. in Waimea. Service at 5 p.m. Visitation again 7-8 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at the family home. Funeral service at 8 a.m. Burial to follow at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by daughter, Melissa (Joseph) Lindsey of Waikoloa; son, Mark Mahi of Waimea; brothers, Paul Mahi of Las Vegas and Jacob Mahi of Honolulu; sisters, Dinah Kaikuana and Elizabeth Halualani of Hilo, Phoebe Hopfe of Honolulu, Katherine Mahi of Kailua-Kona; brothers-in-law, Theodore (Kehau) Kamakea of California and Moses Moke of Hilo; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Bertha “Yuki” Yukiko Nakano, 77, of Hilo, died May 20, 2014 at a care home in Hilo. Born Nov. 1, 1936, in Hilo, she was retired from the Hawaii County Department of Finance, a former owner of Chika Nakano Repair Shop, RSVP volunteer, and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, Hiroshima Kenjinkai, Kamana Senior Center Chorus, and the Countryline Line Dancing Club and Boots &Denim Country Line Dancing Club. Friends may call from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. No koden (monetary gift). No flowers. Survived by sons, Chris (Lois) Nakano, Brian (Paige) Nakano, both of Hilo; daughter, Sheri (Tim) Christopher of Hilo; sisters, Sumiko (Carl) Takaki of Whittier, Calif., Agnes Tomi Furutani of Waikele, Oahu; brother, George Shigemi Kawamoto of Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters-in-law, Miyoko Kawamoto of Lincoln, Calif., Iseko Kawaguchi of Mt. View, Kinue Kanda of Hilo; 7 grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Victoria “Vicky” “Sweet Pea” Ann Shuffield, 52, Kailua-Kona, died April 22, 2014 at her residence. Born in Ventura, California on January 31, 1962, she was disabled. Celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. May 24 at Kona Town Tavern, formerly Teru’s in Kailua-Kona. She has no known survivors. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Rules for posting comments
Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Oahu Publishing Inc. or this newspaper. This is a public forum.
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content but the newspaper is under no obligation to do so. Comment posters are solely responsible under the Communications Decency Act for comments posted on this Web site. Oahu Publishing Inc. is not liable for messages from third parties.
IP and email addresses of persons who post are not treated as confidential records and will be disclosed in response to valid legal process.
Do not post:
- Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo.
- Obscene, explicit, or racist language.
- Copyrighted materials of any sort without the express permission of the copyright holder.
- Personal attacks, insults or threats.
- The use of another person's real name to disguise your identity.
- Comments unrelated to the story.
If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon below the comment.