Ernest K. Cann, 90, of Hilo died May 1 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired U.S. Army master sergeant who served during the Korean and Vietnam wars, worked at Better Brands Ltd., County of Hawaii Parks and Recreation Department and was a light technician at the Naniloa Hotel. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Betty S.A. Cann of Hilo; daughters, Sharon (Terry) Wong of Livermore, Calif., and Patricia (Jimmy) Ferreira of Hilo; son, Stanley (Dee) Cann of Hilo; brother, Richard Cann of Hilo; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Fumie Higaki, 97, of Paauhau died April 6 in Lihue, Kauai. Born in Ookala, she was interred May 10 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) in Honolulu.
Norma Joan Kuulei Kaniho, 73, of Waimea died April 25 at home. Born in Kalopa, she was a former waitress and culinary worker for U.A.L. at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea 1st Ward. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Waimea. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by son, Shannon (Liana) Aveiro of Kawaihae; daughters, Shannette (Miki) Kalaniopio of Kawaihae and Shaynee (Kama) Kaaihili of Waimea; sister, Iwalani (Donald Sr.) Case of Waimea; hanai siblings, Albert Hetrick Sr. and Cindy Leong of Oahu, Chada Hetrick of Las Vegas; sisters-in-law, June Coelho and Trudy Kaniho of Waimea; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; hanai grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Odin Sanoe Kam Chan Kauhi, 38, of Captain Cook died May 6 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a security officer for Hawaii Protective Association and member of Boy Scouts of America and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Keei Ward. Visitation 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 18, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kailua-Kona. Funeral service at noon. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Aloha attire; flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Adrianne Kauhi of Captain Cook; daughter, Anuhea Kauhi of Captain Cook; parents, Thompson and Denise Kauhi of Kailua-Kona; brother, Ian Kauhi of Seattle; maternal grandmother, Vola McGwin of Utah; maternal grandfather, Walter (Lucy) Jung of Honolulu; parents-in-law, Samson and Jeanette Ah Tou of Ewa Beach, Oahu; sister-in-law, Tracey (Cipriano) Acuna of Ewa Beach; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Isaac-Hiram Samson Kaoo Ka‘eo “Ike” Lavea, 18, of Hawi died April 6. Born in Waimea, he was a biology major at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, graduate of Kohala Mission School and Kamehameha Schools-Kapalama and member of Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Memorial mass 10:30-11:30 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by parents, Jonjason Keone Lavea Sr. and Sarah Lavea of Hawi; brothers, Jonjason Kahekili Lavea Jr. of Antelope, Ore., Isaiah K. Lavea and Jordan R.N. Lavea of Hawi; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.