Obituaries for May 31

Arnold Boyd Antonio, 58, of Papaikou died April 23, 2019 at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he was employed at Sakoda Construction and Concept Construction. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 27-186 Kaapoko Homestead Rd., Papaikou. Mass at 10:30 a.m. Survived by sons, Randy Antonio and Ryley Antonio of Papaikou; sisters Rosanna (Thomas) Figueira of Papaikou, Faith Shin of Hilo and Colleen (Wally Kawakone) Antonio of Papaikou; hanai children Taylor Tomori and Keana Tomori of Hilo, Kirra Tomori of Happy Valley, Ore., Christian Shintani and Mitchel Shintani of Hilo; one grandson, nieces, and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary.

James Tatsumi Kimura, 64, of Hilo, formerly of Mountain View, died May 5 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he owned Family Mortgage Company of Hawaii and was a member of Aloha Exchange Club, Exchange Club of Hilo, Hilo Meishoin Buddhist Temple and Kuulei Community Association. Visitation 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Glocel S. Kimura of Hilo; sons, Jonathan Kimura of Hilo, Brandon Kimura of San Diego, Ryan (Kristina) Kimura of Orlando, Fla., Tait Kimura and Chase Kimura of Hilo; sister, Darilyn Kimura of Hilo; three grandchildren; uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Takeshi Kudo, 96, of Captain Cook died April 6 at home. Born in Kona, he was a coffee and macadamia nut farmer, former general manager for Kona Farmer’s Co-op, member of Hind Kumi, Daifukuji Soto Mission and U.S. Army World War II veteran. Private services held. Survived by sons, Russell Kudo of Washington and Michael (Debbie) Kudo of Captain Cook; brother, James (Kay) Kudo of Hilo; a grandchild; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

LeeAnn Puanani Leslie, 42, of Keauhou Mauka died March 31 at Kona Community Hospital. She was an archaeologist for SCS at Hokulia, co-founder and captain of Hawaii Island Ocean Tours. Visitation 8-9 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Kahikolu Church in Napoopoo. Service at 9:30 a.m. Lunch at 11 a.m. at Hale Kapiolani at the church. Scattering of ashes 5 p.m. at Keauhou Bay. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Condolences to Pamela Kekuewa, 120 Puueo St. A309, Hilo, HI 96720. Survived by sons, Treston Gomes, Dustin Gomes and Kawika Odel-Leslie of Keauhou Mauka; parents, Richard (Arleen Asada) Leslie and Allison Leslie of Keauhou Mauka; brother, Lanui Leslie of Oahu; sisters, Jackie Leslie of Ocean View, Pamela Kekuewa of Hilo and Asia Lacey-Nahele of Oahu; grandparents; Monji and Dora Asada of Keauhou Mauka, Elanor and Victor Segobia of Hilo, Henry and Nancy Leslie of Oahu; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Kenneth Michael McStott, 70, of Keaau died May 22 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Seattle, he was a retired heavy equipment mechanic for Puna Certified Nursery and U.S. Army veteran. He retired from Puna Certified Nursery as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. Cremation to follow. Survived by wife, Anita McStott of Keaau; daughters, Kristin Comstock of Everett, Wash., Nicol McStott of Stanwood, Wash., Kahealani Andrews of Hilo, Kamalani Andrews and Kenisha McStott of Keaau; son, Joshua McStott of Marysville, Wash.; sister-in-law, Adelfa (Nathan) Shafer of Ridgefield, Wash.; three grandsons and four granddaughters; nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Itsuko Yamano, 87, of Honaunau died May 23 in Kailua-Kona. Born in Kona. No services. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary

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