Maximo B. Hernando, 86, of Keaau died Oct. 21 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he was a retired laborer for Hawaiian Phoenix Nursery and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Nov. 1 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Visitation again from 9-10 a.m. Nov. 2 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with celebration of Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park Ilima Section. Survived by wife, Martina Hernando of Keaau; sons, Reynaldo (Incarnita) Hernando and Roger (Teresita) Hernando of Keaau; daughters, Rosemarie (Wilfredo) Justo, Janette (Fred Care) Hernando and Rosevilla (Joseph) Ramones of Keaau; brothers, Sam Hernando of Honolulu and Oscar (Elsie) Hernando of Keaau; stepmother, Eulalia Hernando of Keaau; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Julia Kaulaloa Duarte Luat, 88, of Kealakekua died Sept. 11 at home. Born in Kainaliu, she was a retired housekeeper. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Nov. 11 at Old Kona Airport Park Events Pavilion. Service at 11 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Condolences may be sent to the family at P.O. Box 2410, Kealakekua, HI 96750. Survived by partner, Frank Silva of Kealakekua; sons, Stephen (Alberta) Duarte of Pukalani, Maui, John (Joann) Deleon of Mountain View, Earl Deleon of Kainaliu, Richard Deleon of Kihei, Maui; daughter, Sylvia Simpson of Kealakekua; sisters, Phyllis Hashimoto of Ka‘u, Vivian (Richard) Pinto of Honolulu; daughters-in-law, Claire Deleon of Lahaina, Maui, Yancey Deleon of Washington, Evelyn Deleon of Kealakekua; 32 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Vinora Iva Pulgados, 78, of Pepeekeo died Oct. 11 at Hawaii Care Choices. Born in Pepeekeo, she was a homemaker and member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Nov. 4 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Visitation again from 9-10:30 a.m. Nov. 5 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo, with celebration of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Burial at 11:30 a.m. at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by husband, Gadioso Pulgados Sr. of Pepeekeo; daughters, Annalynn (Ernest) Ugalde of Pepeekeo, Taniya (Jamiesen) Batangan of Hawaiian Acres; sons, Gadioso (Kristine) Pulgados Jr. of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Christopher (Desiree Fiesta) Pulgados and Charles Owen Pulgados of Pepeekeo; brothers, Samuel (Betty) Santos of New Mexico, Roy Santos of Hilo; sisters, Irene Gomes and Cheryl (Matsu) Uehara of Hilo, Carol (Randall) Nakasato and Lora Cardines of Pepeekeo; stepdaughters, Gloria (Richard) Barnett of Oklahoma, Diana Pulgados of Hilo; friend, Melissa Carreira of Pepeekeo; brother in-law, Ashley Hung of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Naomi Santos of Pepeekeo, Joan Santos of Pennsylvania, Lucia (Zack) Abregano of Hilo, Rosalina (Emery) Wong of California; numerous grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.