Obituaries for April 10

Scott Matthew Haines, 52, died Nov. 26, 2018, at Hilo Medical Center. No services. No known relatives. For information, call 808-932-3174.

Akito “Akat” Imai, 89, of Hawi died March 27 at Kohala Hospital. Born in Halawa, Kohala, he was a retired construction laborer, member of Kohala Jodo Mission and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Kohala Jodo Mission in Kapaau. Memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Inurnment service noon Monday, April 22, at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Survived by wife, Ayako Imai of Hawi; sons, Derrik (Jewelle) Imai of Hilo and Clinton (Cheryl) Imai of Kapaau; daughter, Jamie Takimoto of Captain Cook; sisters-in-law, Tsuyako Miyashiro of Los Angeles, Natsue Yoneda of Honolulu, Helene McKee of Bedford, Ind., and Joyce (Hank) Gronefeld of Savannah, Ga.; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Misuko “Mitzi” Inouye, 90, of Aiea, Oahu, died April 3. Born in Hakalau, she was a retired sales associate for J.C. Penney. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary in Honolulu. Service at 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Reid Inouye of Honolulu, Roy (Sharon) Inouye of Aiea and Owen (Brenda) Inouye of Mililani, Oahu; daughters, Vicki Inouye and Valerie Inouye of Aiea; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Robert “Bobby” Manuel Jenkins, 88, of Holualoa died March 27 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired chief agent for Hawaiian Airlines, cattle rancher and macadamia nut farmer. No services. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Alice Jenkins of Holualoa; sons, Gary Jenkins of Honolulu, Brian (Carvat) Jenkins of Holualoa and James (Kyoko) Jenkins of Kailua-Kona; sister, Stella Aiu of Honolulu; three grandsons and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Valerie “Val” Kealohi-Regohos, 56, of Kailua-Kona died March 24 at her family’s home. Born in Honolulu, she was a bus driver for Robert’s Hawaii, Iosepa Transportation and Speedi-Shuttle. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Friday, April 19, at Dodo Mortuary. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Kona celebration of life 11 a.m. Sunday, April 21, at Old Airport Park Makaeo Pavilion. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by husband, Sheldon Regohos of Kailua-Kona; son, Harry (Lindsey) Kealohi of Summerlin, Nev.; daughter, Desha (Ryan) Hegerfeldt of Waikoloa; brothers, Hanalei (Pinky) Kealohi of Waianae, Oahu, Wendell Kealohi and Nelson Kealohi of Makaha, Oahu; sister, Jody (George) Parton of Makakilo, Oahu; hanai sister, Deborah (Rick) Brodo of Mountain View; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Stewart Maruo Miyamoto, 63, of Kailua-Kona died April 3 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a commercial fisherman and co-owner of Heola, former engineer for Hualalai Resort and founding member of Club Kahauloa Hawaii. Service information at a later date. Memorial donations to Mana Christian Ohana Church in Waimea. Survived by wife, Susan Miyamoto of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Christina Miyamoto and Lila (Fernando) Gouveia of California; brother, Stanford Miyamoto of Honolulu; sister, Wilma Bockhaus of Honolulu; a granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.


Yasushi Noda, 67, died Nov. 29, 2018, at Hilo Medical Center. No services. No known relatives. For information, call 808-932-3174.

Keala Leopold Waiau, 59, of Kahului, Maui, formerly of Hilo, died March 19 at Hospice Maui Hale. Born in Honolulu, he worked for the County of Maui Department of Water Supply, was a member of Ke Aha Vineyard Christian Ministry Church, Hilo High School graduate and enjoyed skating, surfing and playing bass guitar. Visitation 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 29, at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului. Memorial service at noon. Survived by sons, Christian (Janey) Waiau and Justin (Sheri Kadohiro) Waiau of Lahaina; daughter, Bethany Waiau (Irvin) Castaneda of Kahului; brothers, Kaina (Healani) Waiau and Kaimi Waiau of Hilo, Kaleo Waiau (Shelley) of Wailuku, Maui; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului.

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