Obituaries for September 3

Leslie S. Aburamen, 66, of Hilo died Aug. 16 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was an insurance agent with Atlas Insurance Co., fisherman and golfer, member of Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Born Losers and Sportsmen golf clubs, and former member of the Hawaii Island Contractors Association. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 8) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Graveside urn committal service 1 p.m. at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Roxanne Aburamen of Hilo; daughter, Kim (Dana Okazaki) Aburamen of Hilo; sister, Gayle (Wesley) Hatada of Hilo; sister-in-law, Ardis Aburamen of Hilo; aunts, uncles, cousins and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Alexander “Alex” Ishitaro Alcosiba, 82, of Mountain View died Aug. 25 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Ookala, he was a retired county parks caretaker and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Visitation 4:30-5:30 p.m. Friday (Sept. 7) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Angie Alcosiba; daughters, Andrea (Darren) Benevides, Cindy (Neal) Nakamoto and Donna (Chris) Lee; son, Tommy (Pilialoha Miprano) Alcosiba; brothers, James (Shirley) Alcosiba, George (Fanny) Alcosiba and Ronald (Miriam) Alcosiba; brother-in-law, Pete (Elenita) Enitan; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Larry Akio Kagimoto, 74, of Kurtistown died July 16 at home. Born in Hilo, he was retired from Hawaii Electric Light Co. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Lori Ann Shimabukuro of Honolulu; sons, Gannon (Lori) Kagimoto of Honolulu and Gavin (Lezlie) Kagimoto of Kurtistown; three grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Edward “Eddie” George Ku, 55, of Waimea died Aug. 3 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honokaa, he was an entertainer with Tihati Productions and director service assistant for The Arc of Kona. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 8) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by spouse, Thomas K. Yamamoto of Waimea; mother, Velma Ku of Honokaa; brothers, James (Rocklyn) Ku of Kohala and Dale (Michelle) Ku of Waimea; sister, Sharlene (Hana Camara) Ku of Honokaa; stepdaughters, Jalene Yamamoto and Jazelle Yamamoto of Waimea; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and step-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Candace Tacub, 75, of Hilo died Aug. 21 in Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a retired beautician at Jan’s Barber &Beauty Shop in Pahoa. Memorial service 1 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 9) at Soka Gakkai International, 695 Makalika St., Hilo. Casual attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by daughters, Debra Vida, Susan Yamamoto and Ernestina Tacub; brothers, Terrance (Sheila) Machado and Larry Dudley; sisters, Paula Rodrigues, Donna Dudley Dumas, Nancy Dudley Tatro, Carolyn Dudley Dumas and Jane Dudley Bombard; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

The late Glen Lane Manikis Sr. is survived by, among others, daughter, Kahealani. Her name wasn’t submitted for an obituary published Friday.