Obituaries for July 11

George Alama Jr., 98, of Captain Cook died June 29 at home. Born in Lihue, Kauai, he was a retired business consultant. No services. Survived by daughters, Arleen Alama of Captain Cook and Roxann Alama of Kailua-Kona; son, Roger Alama of Honolulu; sister, Piilani Kaleikini of Pupukea, Oahu; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Terry Colin Alicuben, 63, of Pahoa died July 3 in Waipahu, Oahu. Born in Hanapepe, Kauai, he was retired from the county Department of Parks and Recreation, a member of Hilo Coast United Church of Christ and antique bottle collector. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Monday (July 16) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 2 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by son, Jacob (Monica) Alicuben of Yokosuka, Japan; daughters, Mandy Alicuben of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Megan (Nick) Sakamoto of Waipahu and Lea (Ivan) Gushiken of Pahoa; father, Jacky Alicuben of Hilo; brother, Nolan (Lori) Alicuben of Hilo; sisters, Jacklyn (Rudy) Spencer of Hilo and Kelley (Ronne) Ishii of Keaau; 12 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Charles Carroll Chapman III, 71, of Kealakekua died June 24 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired tropical fish exporter. Services at a later date. Survived by daughters, Mia Chapman of Ocean View and Holly Blum of Arizona; sisters, Carol Price of Washington and Christine Akina of Kalaoa, Kona; four grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ronald Richard Nowak, 69, of Kailua-Kona died June 16 in Kealakekua. He was owner and lead technician of printing equipment of the former Kawon Enterprises and a U.S. Navy veteran. Private services held. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Linda Nowak of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Renee (Jose) Delgado of Kailua-Kona; two grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Jarett Kealoha Pestano, 65, of Pahala died June 25 at home. Born in Ka‘u, he was a farmer. Visitation 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Ilona (Tohon Thicker) Pestano of Hilo, Theresa (Troy Rodrigues) Pestano of Oregon and Ke‘ani (Keli‘iokekai) Kamehaiku of Hilo; brother, Kevin (Susan) Pestano of Pahala; sisters Leanette (Bakeley) Yoshida, Annette (William) Mitchell, Diane (Laureno) Galban of Pahala, Brenda (Robert) Tupek of Utah; five grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Shirl Henry Peterson, 66, of Holualoa died June 25 in Kealakekua. Born in Payson, Utah, he worked in construction with his family business, the former Kona Drywall, was a ranger at Uinta National Forest Reserve and U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War. Private services held. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Roslyn Peterson; son, Jonathan Peterson of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Kristina Peterson of Holualoa; brother, Ursel Peterson of Mesa, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Sandy Peterson of Orem, Utah; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Keith Izumi Takayama, 65, of Papaikou died July 1 in Hilo. He was born in Hilo. Private services held. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by son, Jared (Stephanie) Takayama of Papaikou; daughter, Kristy (Kelson Valenzuela) Takayama of Hilo; seven grandchildren. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.