Obituaries for July 3

Earl “Pake” Amana Ah Lo Sr., 84, of Aiea, Oahu, died May 23 at Pali Momi Medical Center in Aiea. Born in Hilo, he was retired from the Navy Public Works Center Transportation Department. Oahu visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 7, at Mililani Memorial Park &Mortuary Mauka Chapel in Waipio, Oahu. Service at 10:30 a.m. Hilo visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service at 9:30 a.m. Burial noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by sons, Earl (Lani Girl) Ah Lo Jr. and Lyle (Keith) Ah Lo; daughters, Roxanne (Larry Batten) Ah Lo-Batten, Marlene Kamakawiwo‘ole and Fransonna “Puni” (Monte) Keb-Ah Lo; brothers, Kenneth (Marlene) Ah Lo and Melvin (Joyce) Ah Lo; sister, Ethel Ah Lo; four grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary and Mililani Memorial Park &Mortuary.

James “Kimo” Michael Britton, 68, of Waikoloa died July 1 at home. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, he owned Jim’s Handyman Services and was a former engineer for hotels including The Fairmont Orchid and former Hyatt Waikoloa Resort. Private service held. Survived by son, Michael (Aileen) Britton of Arizona; daughter, Michele (Dustin) Howard of Arizona; brother, Jake (Sylvia) Britton of California; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; four nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii


Michelle Kahealani Gouveia, 50, of Waimea died June 18 in Waimea. Born in Honolulu, she was an antiques collector and dealer. Private services. Online condolences: Survived by son, Micheal Gouveia of Waimea; daughter, Brieanah Gouveia of Honolulu; parents, Linda and Carlos Gouveia of Waimea; sister, Renee (Richard) Rosario of Waimea; a grandchild. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Helen Ku‘ulei Kahakelii Holt, 80, of Hilo died April 29 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hawaii, she was a packer at Dole pineapple cannery and member of Apostolic Faith Church in Honolulu. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at Mililani Memorial Park &Mortuary Chapel in Waipio, Oahu. Service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow. Survived by brothers, Daniel “Buffy” Kahakelii and Felward Kahakelii of Hilo; sisters, Mercy (James Donald) Oliveira and Emma Kiyan of Hilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Patricia Faith Olivares, 80, of Las Vegas, formerly of Kailua-Kona, died June 17 in Las Vegas. Born in Illinois, she was a technical sales representative for the airlines. Funeral Mass 9 a.m. Thursday, July 25, at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Kailua-Kona. Inurnment at noon at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: Survived by husband, Jose Olivares; sons, John (Dana) Nordblom of Mountain View, Hal (Dawn) Nordblom of Maui and Joe A. (Kimberly) Olivares of Los Olivos, Calif.; daughters, Kirsten (Michael) Scanlin of Las Vegas and Diane Olivares of Bay City, Mich.; brother, Michael (Ellen) Connors of Indianapolis; four grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Ululani “Aunty Ulu” Keliikoa Sherlock, 78, of Keaukaha died June 9 at home. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired cultural coordinator for the University of Hawaii at Hilo Office of Maunakea Management and member of Nanaikapono Hawaiian Civic Club, Prince David Kawananakoa Hawaiian Civic Club, Hawaiian Civic Club of Laupahoehoe, Hale O Na Ali‘i O Hawai‘i, Halau O Kalakaua Inc., ‘Ahahui Ka‘ahumanu Hilo Chapter, board member of Alu Like, Kahu Ku Mauna, Hawaii Island Burial Council, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Kupuna Advisory Group, Pohakuloa Training Area Kupuna Advisory Group and Keaukaha Community Association. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Aloha attire. Survived by son, Richard J.K. (Shawna) Sherlock of Syracuse, Utah; sister, Nanialoha Keliikoa Langridge of Keaukaha; stepbrother, Frank Kaaa of Tampa, Fla.; stepsister, Leinaala Kaaa Penovich of Chicago; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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