Martin “Marty” Allen, 87, of Waimea died March 11 at his Holualoa family home. Born in Chicago, he was a retired personal assistant for the state of Hawaii Special Needs program, real estate developer, educator, triathlete, golfer and U.S. Army Korean War veteran. Service at noon Wednesday, May 2, at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Celebration of life potluck immediately to follow at the Allens’ home in Holualoa. For information, call 938-3913 or 937-3753. Survived by wife, Mari-jo Allen of Waimea; son, James Allen of Holualoa; daughter, Marla Jo Allen of Holualoa; stepsons, Buck (Jenna) Robinson of Richmond, Va., and Louis (Audra) Robinson of Honolulu; two grandsons and five stepgrandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Wayne Andersen, 70, of North Las Vegas, Nev., died March 4 at his brother’s home in Hilo. Born in New Jersey and reared in Newark, Calif., he was a long-haul trucker, bodybuilder who won Mr. Honolulu and Mr. South Pacific and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Private services held. Memorial donations to Hawaii Care Choices (formerly Hospice of Hilo). Survived by companion, Erin Shull of North Las Vegas; brother, Gary (Barbara) Andersen of Hilo; a niece, a nephew, two grandnieces and a grandnephew. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Robert “Sunshine” Queen, 69, of Hilo died April 8 in Hilo. Born in Massachusetts, he was a former employee of Ken’s House of Pancakes. Celebration of life at a later date. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by wife, Harriet Queen; daughters, Shayne (Chad) Sue and Kainoa Lato of Hilo; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
Elton “Tui” Suganuma, 67, of Hilo died March 28 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired marine cargo specialist for the state Department of Transportation Harbors Division. Celebration of life 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday (April 15) at the AJA Veterans Hall, 361 Haihai St. in Hilo. Survived by wife, Patricia Suganuma of Hilo; sons, Po‘ai (Ami) Suganuma of Keaukaha and Kailoa Suganuma of Prescott, Ariz.; daughters, Kapi‘o (Brandy) De Lima-Suganuma of Waiakea Uka and Lai‘eikawai (John) Suganuma of Kaumana; brothers, Leighton “La‘akea” (Momi) Suganuma and Lawton “Tani” (Virginia) Suganuma of Honolulu; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Elvine Mokihana Victorine, 76, of Hilo died April 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pahala, she was a housewife, Miss Billfish 1961, member of Kaumana Kinney Heights Kumiai and the Women Comets Red fastpitch softball team. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Apr. 19, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Leroy Victorine of Hilo; children, Alvainie U‘ilani (Chad) Canda of Keaau, Tammy Momilani (Joseph) Kealoha of Waimea, Clifford Daniel (Michelle) Victorine III of Keaau and Mike Keone (Becki-Lin) Victorine of Pukalani, Maui; brother, Jesse Valera of Kona; sisters, Primrose (William) Paulos of Montana and Dayne Snell of Kona; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.