Obituaries for September 22

Abrahm “Abe” Phillip Bernard, 50, of Puna and Honolulu died May 30 in California. Born in Honolulu, he was care center manager for all of Hawaiian Memorial Life Plan firms: Borthwick Mortuaries, Ballard Family Mortuaries and Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery and a graduate of Cypress College of Mortuary Science. Visitation 10:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Ballard Family Mortuary. Celebration of life memorial service at 11 a.m. Lunch and fellowship at noon. Casual attire, flowers welcome. Online condolences: Survived by father, Ronald Bernard of Oahu; mother, Ida Malakaua of Pahoa; brothers, Ronald (Maka) Bernard Jr., Lawrence Pahukoa and Charles Pahukoa of Hilo; sisters, Tanya (Donovan) Hegarty of Waimea and Kaui Alexander of Hilo, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Wray Hikaru Kondo, 68, of Honolulu died June 17 at Kuakini Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Honokaa, he was a retired attorney for Watanabe Ing. Services held in Honolulu. Survived by his wife, Amy; sons, Ryan and Jordan; brother, Maurice (Deborah Quigley); and sister, Arlene (Ben) Matsubara. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.


Peter Ian Mac Donald, 74, of Mountain View died Sept. 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born on Oahu, he was a former warden at Kulani Correctional Facility and Hawaii Community Correctional Center and member of St. Theresa Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 26) St. Theresa Catholic Church. Mass at 10 am. Casual attire. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Cynthia Mac Donald of Mountain View. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Elizabeth Young Millare, 91, of Kukuihaele died Sept. 16, at the family’s home. Born in Waipio Valley, she was a homemaker and member of Honokaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Visitation 3-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at Honokaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Celebration of life at 4 p.m. Urn burial to follow in church cemetery. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona or Honokaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Presley (Deborra) Millare of San Jose, Calif., and Scott Millare of Temecula, Calif.; daughters, Dayna (Dan) Braun of Virginia Beach, Va., Maycel Sakamoto of Kukuihaele and Doreen Salomon of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Henry (Barbara) Young and Clarence (Sakiko) Young of Honolulu, Tyrone (Beverly) Young and Raymond (Shirley) Young of Kailua-Kona; sister, Bertha Chu Hing of Aiea, Oahu; brother-in-law, Martin Navor of Washington; 13 grandchildren four great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Sally Jean Rose, 87, of Kailua-Kona, died Aug. 15 home. Born in Oakland, Calif., she was a retired charter fishing business owner. Service information at a later date. Survived by son, Christopher Rose of Lahaina, Maui; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Akira Yanagida, 95, of Hilo died Aug. 12 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, he was a retired iron worker for the former Hilo Construction Inc. and U.S. Army World War II veteran. Visitation 3-4 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 29) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 4 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Thelma Yanagida of Hilo; sons, Akira Mark Yanagida of Hilo and Scott (Lynn) Yanagida of Seattle; daughter, Alice (Mark) Shigehara of Hilo; three grandchildren; cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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