Julita Talaro Castulo, 98, of Honokaa died Sept. 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was homemaker and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Celebration of Mass 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Survived by daughters, Germelina Corazon (Jose Pepe) Viray of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Mila Fe Revilla and Erlinda C. (Jules) Carralero of Las Vegas, Vicky C. (Douglas) Aten and Emma (Eliahu) Pessah of Honokaa; son, Benedicto (Gloria P.) Castulo of the Philippines; sisters, Zenaida T. Garcia of Baguio, Philippines and Concesa T. (Nestor) Afos of Manila, Philippines; brother, Trinidad (Catalina) Talaro of Stockton, Calif.; 17 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Verna Ewalani Ka‘awa, 64, of Waiohinu died Oct. 23 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Naalehu, she was a former Title 1 tutor and after-school program coordinator for Naalehu Elementary School, member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ka‘u Ward, Naalehu Community Club, Ka‘u Archery and Naalehu Mainstreet. Visitation 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Naalehu. Funeral service 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Burial to follow in Naalehu Community Cemetery. Survived by children, Halley (Bryn) Ka‘awa, Nohea (Trice) Ka‘awa-Davis, Michael Ka‘awa, Hi‘ilani Lipe, Pohahawainani (Jada-Ann) Lipe, Pohakea (Rachelle) Lipe, Pomaikai Olson, Eric (Dionne) Ka‘awa, Kaila (Callen) Ka‘awa, Quincy Ka‘awa all of Waiohinu and Puaolena Randall of San Jose, Calif.; godchild, Gwendolyn Udac-Serrao of Kamaoa; brother, Eric (Kim) Ka‘awa of Naalehu; sisters, Sarah (Matt) Lazar of Honolulu, Doris Silva and Gail Ka‘awa Olson of Hilo, Evon Ka‘awa of Naalehu and Stephanie (Karl) Mento of Kailua-Kona; sisters in-law, Madeline Ka‘awa of Naalehu, Irjina Ka‘awa of Ka Lae, Laura Ka‘awa of Waiohinu and Tammy Ka‘awa of Kiolaka‘a; brother in-law, Bernie Lipe of Hawaii; 19 grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Mary Ululani Kealoha, 49, of Waimea died Oct. 5 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a telephone operator for Waikoloa Bay Club. Private services to be at a later date. Survived by companion, Curtis Kekahuna of Waimea; son, Gary (Shaylynn) Kealoha of Oregon; sister, Sareen Rena Kealoha of Honolulu; one grandson; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Roy Keikilani Otis, 73, of Hilo died Oct. 23 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired employee of Hawaii Electric Light Co., former employee of Maui Electric, Dillingham Shipyard and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and member of the Ancient Order of Foresters, Court Mauna Kea No. 8854 and Hawaii Classic Cruizers. Private services. Survived by wife, Mari Otis of Hilo; daughters, Maile (Adam Asing) Otis of Honolulu and Kuulei Otis of Las Vegas; sons, Dustin (Dayna) Otis of Hilo and Jordan Otis of Phoenix; brother-in-law, Richard (Lorraine) Hokanson of Mesa, Ariz.; two grandsons. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Antonia Rodriguez Lambayan, 83, of Hilo died Oct. 25 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Cagayan, Philippines, she was a court and self-employed interpreter and translator for the state and county, an immigration specialist, Peace Corps instructor and member of various Filipino organizations and St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service 7 p.m. Visitation again from 8-10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Celebration of Mass 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Cremation to follow. Survived by husband, Guillermo Lambayan of Hilo; son, Carl Andaya of Long Beach, Calif.; daughters, Lorna Lee of Hilo and Jenny Northen-Taylor of Mililani, Oahu; stepdaughters, Annazette Pasion of Kapolei, Oahu, and Tammy Lambayan Schwartz of Cleveland; brother, Joaquin Rodriguez of Irvine, Calif.; sisters, Jean Rodriguez of Quezon City, Philippines, and Juanita Agulay of Ontario, Canada; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangement by Dodo Mortuary.
Catalina Sagadraca Subia, 102, of Keaau died Oct. 10 at home. Born in Cadaratan, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a flower picker at Orchids of Hawaii. Visitation 5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service 7 p.m. Visitation again from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at noon in Homelani Memorial Park Ilima Section. Survived by daughters, Estela (Igmedio) Ellazar and Emiliana (Jose, Jr.) Galima of Keaau, Norma Subia of Honolulu; son, Jaime (Leonila) Subia of Pahoa; daughter in-law, Ofelia Subia of Honolulu; half-sister, Trinidad (Elpidio) Bolosan of California; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a niece and a nephew. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Charles Kauapoailani Supe Sr., 82, of Hilo died Sept. 30 at The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu. Born in Hilo, he was a retired State of Hawaii Parks District Superintendent of Hawaii and U.S. Air Force veteran. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Chapel in Honolulu. Memorial service 11 a.m. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Urn committal at noon at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 (Niche/Columbarium) with military honors. Survived by wife, Helene Supe of Hilo; sons, Charles Supe Jr. of Hilo and Ryan Supe of Kanehoe, Oahu; daughters, Adele Supe of Waipahu, Oahu, and Neva Supe-Roque of Hilo; brother, Gustavus Supe Jr. of Kailua, Oahu; sister, Maureen Thibadeau of Hilo; nine grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.