Joyal Helen Arnold, 87, of Ka‘u, formerly of Kaimuki, Oahu, died July 5 at her home. She was a retired executive secretary for Dillingham Corp. Graveside service and inurnment 2 p.m. Thursday (July 18) at Oahu Cemetery. Survived by daughter, Kaohi Mokuhalii of Ka‘u; son, Charles Arnold of Honolulu; sister, Phyllis Staab of Washington; sister-in-law, Bobbie Stone of Kaimuki; five grandchildren, a hanai granddaughter, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Margarita “Garit” Arce Camero, 98, of Pepeekeo died June 29 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Cawayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a seamstress for the former Evelyn Margolis and Kamehameha Garments, jewelry setter at the former Ming’s Jewelry, member and former Eucharistic Minister of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and former member of Pepeekeo Filipino Association. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday (July 17) at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Mass at 10 a.m., Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Jaime (Claire) Camero of Pepeekeo, Rudy (Bernie) Camero of Hilo, Franklin (Nancy) Camero of Las Vegas and John (Chris Gomera-Nicolas) Camero of Mountain View; daughter, Judy A. (Howard) Shimabukuro of Hilo; daughter-in-law, Rose Camero of Pepeekeo; sister, Adelina Quirit of Pepeekeo; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren two great-great-grandchildren; hanai grandchildren and great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Guy Kamealoha Hauanio, 52, of Pahoa died July 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a security guard at Keaau High and Middle school, Hilo High School and Keonepoko Elemetary School and several private security firms, custodian at Waiakea High School, Hawaiian Beaches Bulldogs baseball coach, Hawaii Army National Guard veteran and member of Jehovah’s Witnesses Keaau Congregation. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at Uncle Robert’s Awa Bar, 12-5038 Kapoho Beach Road in Kalapana. Services and celebration of life at 11 a.m. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcomed. Cremation to follow. Survived by companion, Malia Bolos and children, Kayden, Kalai, Keely Bolos of Ainaloa; mother of his children, Shawn Aiona of Pahoa; sons, John-Ben Hauanio, Haili (Tita) Puerto and Ikaika Aiona-Waipa of Pahoa, Kawika Haili of San Pedro, Calif.; daughter, Jovy Hauanio of Pahoa; mother, Elaine Hauanio of Pahoa; hanai mother, Sophie Aiona of Pahoa; brothers, Dana Hauanio of Marina, Calif., Les (Denise) Hauanio and Dean (Laverne) Hess of Pahoa; sisters, Rae Hauanio, Kris Quihano and Judy Aiona of Pahoa; nine grandchildren; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jaxon Kai James, 43, of Kailua-Kona, died July 9 at home. Born in Haena, Kauai, he was a finish carpenter for GM Construction, software engineer and surfer. Celebration of life 3 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the family’s home. For info, call 322-0021. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745 or to ALS Association at www.alsa.org. Condolences to: P. James, P.O. Box 4152, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by wife, Phaedra James of Kailua-Kona; mother, Laura (Richard Reed) Noonan of Kailua Kona; grandfather, Bob Noonan of Whittier, Calif.; brother, Dylan James of Haena; hanai father, Roger DeCamp of Haena; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Leticia Torrechiva De Jesus Thompson, 73, of Kealakekua died June 23 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born in Tacloban, Philippines, she was a housewife. Graveside services noon Monday (July 15) at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by husband, Charles Thompson Jr. of Kealakekua; son, Anthony (Danielle) Thompson of Kealakekua; daughters, Josephine Thompson of Kihei, Maui, Leticia (Raul) Rodriguez of San Bernadino, Calif., and Geraldine Johnston of Kailua-Kona; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.