Stanley “Blue” Kumukoa Sr., 73, of Kohala died Jan. 2. He was a retired engineer for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Visitation 8-9:45 a.m. Friday (Jan. 19) at Hawi Sacred Heart Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Marylin (Rabang) Kumukoa; sons, Stanley Kumukoa Jr. and Bruce Kumukoa of Kapaau; daughter, Rochelle (Clayton) Javillo of Kapaau; brothers, Joseph Kumukoa, Lee (Virginia) Dela Cruz and Eric (Elsie) Dela Cruz of Kapaau; sister, Gail (Frank) Pelekai of San Diego; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Jim “Kimo” Nepai Paulo, 51, of Hilo died Dec. 12 in Hilo. He was born in Hilo. Celebration of life noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Hilo Woman’s Club, 7 Lele St. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by sister, Pamela (Sean Matsumura) Paulo of Hilo; a niece, two nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Amanda Pierce Sage St.John, 41, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Hawaii Island, died Dec. 27 at Ocala Regional Health-Trauma Center. Born in Big Rapids, Mich., she was a banker, dance and Zumba instructor, former member of Puna Canoe Club and Waiakea High School class of 1994 alumna. Celebration of life 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at The Villages Polo Club in Florida. Plans for a Central Lake, Fla., celebration of life to be announced. Memorial contributions to the family at www.gofundme.com/caring-for-amanda-st-john or mailed to 40 Bahia Trace Course, Ocala, FL 34472. Survived by husband, Toné St.John; sons, Tyler and Mason; parents, Gary and Carolyn Sage; sister, Tina (Dale) Ackler of Mancelona, Mich.; mother-in-law, Tina St.John; sister-in-law, Rebecca; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Baldwin Brothers Funeral Home, Ocala, Fla.