Obituaries for June 4

Lilia Peralta Cabalis, 74, of Pahoa died May 21 at Pali Momi Medical Center in Aiea, Oahu. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines, she was a retired lead sales associate at Pahoa 7-11, teaching assistant at Head Start Piihonua and homemaker. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Sunday, June 9, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Robin Cabalis Jr., Robby Cabalis, Randy Cabalis and Ricky Cabalis of Pahoa; daughters, Roxanne (Douglas Jr.) Soares and Raynell (Guy Lee) Cabalis of Pahoa, Lisa (Dennis Jr.) Delfin of Hilo, Laura (Michael Keaweehu) Cabalis of Kapolei, Oahu; brother, Mat Peralta Jr. of Florida; sisters-in-law, Lolita Peralta of San Diego, Bernie Calicdan, Sandra Taoy and Gwen Vial of Hilo; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jannalynn Haunanikalowaimakameileialohahoku “Nani” Kaleohano, 33, of Pahala and Hilo died March 27 at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Born in Hilo, she was a baker at Keaau High School, worked at Mizuno Superette, Department of Homeland Security, Akal Security, American Guard, Colony One Condominium at Sea Mountain Punaluu and L&G Mini Mart, and was a member of Hawaii School Nutrition Association. Visitation 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcome. Luncheon to follow at Pahala Community Center. Survived by medical caregiver and uncle, Napoleon “Nappy” (Mahea) Kailiawa of Hilo; parents, Arthur and Janet Kaleohano of Pahala; hanai children, Diesel Kaleohano, Chassis “Kanani” Kaleohano and Camber Ann “Bu” Kaleohano of Pahala; brother, Arthur “Ulu” (Bridgett) Kaleohano Jr. of Pahala; hanai brothers, Lyndon “Baba” (Amery) George of Pahala and Gene Beck of Kona; hanai sisters, Tommie Jean George and Jennifer “Pank” (Cy Jr.) Makuakane-Lopez of Pahala, Starsha Ballo and Wadelynn “Honey Girl” Naha of Hilo, Keisha Beck of Kona and Tracey (Matt) Cuison of Naalehu; godmother, Dorothy Kalua of Pahala, godsister, Mona Wroblewski of Pahala; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James G. “Kimo” Leialoha, 65, of Hilo died May 24 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired warehouse supervisor for Conen’s Freight and Transport, member of Glad Tidings Church and fisherman. Visitation 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, June 10, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial services at 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Lynn K. Leialoha of Hilo; hanai daughter, Sheena Leialoha of Hilo; sisters, Evalou (Stanley) Yamabe, Janice (Anthony) Maldonado, Lorene (James) Hough, Evonne (Lawrence) Kaloi and Helen Henderson of Hilo, Kuulei (Michael) Wilton of Utah, Miriam (Kenneth) St. Louis of Edmonds, Wash.; brother, Neki (Davelyn) Kauhi of Hilo; sister-in-law, Bernadette Leialoha of Hilo; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Tiffany “Aunteh Tiff4M Stylin” Kapualani Rocha, 36, of Kealakekua died May 26 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hilo, she worked in retail sales. Celebration of life at a later date. Online condolences: Survived by husband, Glenn Bitle; daughter, Mersaydeez (Mana Girl) Rocha of Kealakekua; parents, Dean and Marie Rocha of Kailua-Kona; sister, Chevelle (Shentyel) Rocha of Kealakekua; paternal grandfather, David Rocha of Hilo; maternal grandmother, Ethel Carriaga of Hilo; mother-in-law, Doreen Bitle-Hughes; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Joseph “Sep” Sarme, 91, of Mountain View, formerly of Papaikou, died May 27 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Papaikou, he was a fisherman and fishing mentor. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by brother, Manuel “Manning” Sarme of Hilo; sister, Susanna (Philemon) Aranaydo of Keaau; sister-in-law, Martha Sarme of Waimea; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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