Obituaries for June 28

Richard Douglas Clark, 72, of Ocean View died June 9 at home. Born in Washington, Ind., he was an electrician, draftsman, jeweler, owner of South Point Rods, classic vehicle restorer and golfer. Memorial service noon Saturday, July 7, at his home, 92-8370 Tiki Lane, Ocean View. Survived by daughters, Kimber (Robert Rabelo) Clark of New Mexico, Jessica (Noel Sr.) Espejo and Monica Agpawa of Ocean View; son, N. David Clark of Roswell, N.M.; brothers, Ron Clark of Houston and Jeff (Renee) Clark of Austin, Texas; sister, Donna (Jim) Zelko of Houston; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Fukuichi “Red” Higa, 96, of Mountain View died June 3 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo. Born in Mountain View, he was a retired engineering technician for the state Highways Division, U.S. Army World War II veteran and member of Puna Hongwanji Mission, Baldwin Kumiai, No Hu Hu Golf Club and HGEA Retirees Golf Club. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Masae Higa of Mountain View; daughter, Frances (Russell) Lum of Honolulu; sons, Randy (Audrey) Higa of Honolulu and Miles Higa of Portland, Ore.; four grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Alasdair Hoskins, 11, of Keaau died June 20 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a student at St. Joseph Elementary School. Private services. No flowers. Memorial donations to Make-A-Wish Foundation or Ronald McDonald House. Survived by parents, Daniel Hoskins and Gretchen Magnuson of Keaau; sister, Elodie Hoskins of Keaau; maternal grandparents, Kim and Barbara Magnuson of Papaikou; paternal grandparents, Graham and Angela Hoskins of England; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Tommie Ann Kamae, 54, of Volcano died June 21 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Houston, she was a stay-at-home mom. Private celebration of life. Survived by husband, David Kamae of Oahu; daughter, Savanah Kamae of Hilo and son-in-law, Jacobo Frenkel of Mexico; daughter, Leilani Kamae of Volcano; sons, Rorick Kamae, John (Bryson) Kamae and Christian Kamae of Hilo; mother, Virginia Wheelis of Opelousas, La.; sisters, Shawn Allen and Patricia Allen of Houston; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Dave Kaiulani Kamehaiku, 64, of Pahoa died June 3 at Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 6 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Faye Kamehaiku of Pahoa; daughter, Piilani (Keawe Puhi Jr.) Kamehaiku of Kailua-Kona; son, Kelii (Keani) Kamehaiku of Hilo; brothers, Buddy (Nina) Kamehaiku of Hilo and Vernroy (Betty) Kaaiakamanu of Idaho; sister, Laverne Pana of Hilo; sister-in-law, Jennifer Kamehaiku of Hilo; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Regino Damasco Ojano, aka Regino Damasco Ojano Sr., 94, of Hilo died June 4 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he was a retired truck driver for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (July 2) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 8-9:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 3) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers; Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Survived by daughters, Elvira (Raymond) Yoneoka of Hilo and Bernadette (Ralston) Medeiros of Pepeekeo; sons, Donn Ojano and Reggie (Sharleen) Ojano Jr. of Hilo, Rodrigo Ojano of Pepeekeo; brothers, Majen (Trifina) Ojano and Adolfo (Teofila) Ojano of the Philippines; sisters, Corazon Gameng, Felicisima Gonzalo and Juliana Burbano of the Philippines; brother-in-law, Severino (Laura) Urubio Jr. of Hilo and Delbert Urubio of Reno, Nev.; sisters-in-law, Katherine Tamala, Marcella Urubio and Kay (Christman) Ramos of Hilo, Rose Marantan of Newark, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

The late Minako Nishino Tanimoto is survived by, among others, son Larry (Leslie) Tanimoto of Waikoloa. He is not the former mayor of Hawaii County of the same name, as was incorrectly stated in Wednesday’s edition. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.