Walter Nahaku Grace Jr., 75, of Keaau died Dec. 30 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a self-employed mason. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 23) at New Hope Church-Hilo, 840 Kupulau Road. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by companion, Ingaborg Misajon of Keaau; sons, Donovan Grace of Puna, Keone (Jennifer) Grace of Pahala, Kevin Grace of Honolulu, Ryan Grace of Paauilo, Charles (Piialoha) Grace and Brandon (Ivy) Grace of Kona; brothers, Otto (Ida) Grace of Hilo and John Keliikuli of Puna; sisters, Winona Ngyuen of Kohala and John-Nee Kaitell of Hilo; 15 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ella Keiko Miyake, 81, of Hilo died Jan. 19 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired teller for Central Pacific Bank in Hilo. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by husband, Howard Miyake of Hilo; sons, Mark Miyake and Tracy (Connie) Miyake of Hilo; daughter, Jo Ann (Robert Cardines) Miyake of Hilo; brother-in-law, Richard (Shirley) Miyake of Hilo; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Luana Pamahoa (Napolean) Lee Richardson, 71, of Hilo died Feb. 23, 2018, in Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation 9:30-10 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 23) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 522 Ponahawai St. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Light refreshments and fellowship to follow. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by husband, Archie Richardson of Hilo; daughter, Samantha (Dustun) Gomes of Pahoa; sister, Verna Ahsing; two grandsons. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
Robert Wendell Tells, 78, of Volcano died Feb. 14 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Waipahu, Oahu, he was a Honolulu Fire Department captain. No services. Survived by wife, Andrea Tells; children, Robert (Mamie) Tells, Kimberly (Robert) Williams, Traci (Robert) Asuncion, Kelly (William) Gowland, Wendi Tells and Deven (Ashley) Tells; siblings, Patricia Reis, Harry (Laverne) Tells and Antoinette (Taylor) Smith; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.