Pamela Kuuipo Ah Nee, 72, of Hilo died Feb. 11 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired custodian at Keaukaha Elementary School and lunch lady at Waiakea Elementary School. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Tuesday (March 6) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Milton Liwai Ah Nee Jr., Rockne Craig Ah Nee and Rodney Kaiama Ah Nee Sr. of Hilo; hanai son, Jarred “Kaleo” Ah Nee of Hilo; brothers, Wadsworth (Sharon) Kamaka Jr. of Pennsylvania and Arthur Kamaka of North Carolina; sister, Momi (Farrel) Cox of Alaska; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
George Enriquez, 79, of Keaau died Feb. 20 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pahoa, he was retired from the Maui Department of Water Supply, a U.S. Navy veteran and member of Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday (March 3) at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Graveside urn committal service 9 a.m. Monday (March 5) at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by son, Wilfred Enriquez of Maui; daughter, Jennifer (Ronald) Mortel of Las Vegas; brother, Benjamin (Yvonne) Enriquez of Arizona; sister, Elizabeth Konanui of Pahoa; sister-in-law, Winifred Enriquez of Pahoa; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
George Takeo Honma, 90, of Hilo died Feb. 7. Born on Oahu, he was retired from the state Sheriff’s Division, an avid golfer and bowler and U.S. Army veteran. Private services held. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Bernice H. Honma; daughters, Sandra (Suki) Kaupu of Hilo and Sherry Cox of Oahu; brother, Jimmy Honma of Oahu; six grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; a nephew. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Herbert Akana Leong Jr., 72, of Waimea died Jan. 3 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired security guard for Hilton Waikoloa Village, U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran and member of Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club. Visitation 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Mana Christian Ohana Church, 67-1182 Lindsey Road in Waimea. Celebration of life at 9:30 a.m. Urn committal service 12:30 p.m. at Imiola Church Cemetery in Waimea. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Kristen (Alvin Jr.) Castro of Waimea and Erin (Adam) Pedro of Anchorage, Alaska; son, Craig (Kelly) Leong of Waimea; brother, George Leong of Honolulu; sister, Naomi Kaleopu of Honolulu; 12 grandchildren and a great-grandson; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Tokiko Sakata, 89, of Captain Cook died Jan. 19 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, she was a produce clerk at the former Sure Save Supermarkets and member of Honaunau Kumiai No. 2, Kumamamoto Kenjin Kai and Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughter, Elaine (Walter) Okura of Captain Cook; sons, Roy Sakata and Chadwick Sakata of Kealakekua; sister, Takiyo Tanaka of Kealakekua; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Sadanori Yuki, 99, of Mililani, Oahu, died Jan. 9 at Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Kaapahu, Hamakua, he retired from the University of Hawaii Mealani Experimental Station in Waimea, worked for the former Paauhau Sugar Co. and Board of Health, and was a U.S. Army World War II veteran of the 100th Infantry Battalion. Funeral service 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel followed by 1 p.m. ceremony at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Survived by wife, Joyce Tami Yuki; son, James (Laila) Yuki of Mililani; brothers, Richard Yuki of Mililani, Sydney (Sally) Yuki of American Canyon, Calif., and Stanley (Lillian) Yuki of Garden Grove, Calif.; sisters, Nobuku Rahe of San Diego and Tsuneko (Kuniaki) Machida of Ewa Beach, Oahu; three grandchildren. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.