Obituaries at December 6

Alpha Wakako Kaneko, 87, of Kaneohe, Oahu, died Nov. 30 at home. Born in Paauilo, she was a former owner of AI’s Beauty Salon and member of Sumie Society of Hawaii. Private service. Survived by son, Greg; daughter, Audrey; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Nuuanu Park &Mortuary.

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Alpha Wakako Kaneko, 87, of Kaneohe, Oahu, died Nov. 30 at home. Born in Paauilo, she was a former owner of AI’s Beauty Salon and member of Sumie Society of Hawaii. Private service. Survived by son, Greg; daughter, Audrey; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Nuuanu Park &Mortuary.

Daniel Aila‘au Holland, infant boy, of Pahoa was stillborn Nov. 28 at Hilo Medical Center. No services planned. Survived by parents, Laura Holland and Timothy Fondren of Pahoa; sisters, Kahealani Poehere Fondren, Kailanaokapouli Mei-Ling Fondren and Liliaikawai Jing-Yi Fondren of Pahoa; grandparents, Daniel and Megumi Holland of Pahoa. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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Laura Lee Lowe, 57, of Puako died Nov. 24 at home. Born in Bellvue, Neb., she was a fine art consultant. Celebration of life, potluck and scattering of ashes noon Saturday, Dec. 20, at 115 Puako Beach Drive. Loose flowers welcome. Survived by husband, Tom Lowe of Waimea; brother, Michael (Carol) Warner of St. Petersburg, Fla.; sister, Terry Russ of Port Richey, Fla.; two nephews and a niece. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Toshiro Matsunaga, 91, of Hilo, died Nov. 27 at a private care home in Hilo. Born in Ola‘a, he was a retired automotive division manager for the former Hamakua Sugar Co. and member of Honomu Henjoji Mission, Alokele Subdivision Kumiai, and Hawaii Island Adult Care. Services held. Survived by wife, Teruko Matsunaga of Hilo; son, Carl (Leila Tajiri) Matsunaga of Hilo; brother, Robert (Aiko) Matsunaga of Chicago; sisters-in-law, Aiko Okui, Shizuko Nishioka and Kikue Nishioka of Hilo, Takeko Ide of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Richard (Hanae) Nishioka of California; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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