Obituaries for November 2

Edwina “Winnie” Nyuk How Booth, 91, of Waimea died Oct. 4 at her residence. Born in Honolulu, she was owner of the former Ocean View Inn Restaurant and a member of Keola Malamalamalama Church. Private services held. Survived by daughters, Joanne Alcoran of Waimea and Cindy Guzman of Las Vegas; sons, Gary (Rosemarie) DePontes of Kailua-Kona, Ronald DePontes of Honolulu; daughter-in-law, Gina DePontes of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Jeanette Kuwada of Hilo and Earlene Kaiawe of Kalaoa; brothers, Kenneth Kam and Ronald (Sandra) Kam of Kailua-Kona and Thomas Kam of California; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Rodrigo “Rudy” Fernandez Borreta, 94, of Hilo died Oct. 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Bangui, Philippines, he was the CEO of Sunrise Service aka C. Borreta and Sons. Services 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Malia Puka O Kalani Church in Hilo. No flowers. Survived by sons, Cisco (Debbie) Javar, John (John) Javar, Rodrigo Borreta Jr., Michael (Kuu) Borreta and Wayne Borreta; daughters, Genevive Borreta, Bernadine Borreta, Lorie Borreta and Luana Borreta; 35 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Eve Dorothy Hayselden, 86, of Hilo died Oct. 19 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired licensed practical nurse at the former Hilo Hospital and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Memorial Mass 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Henry (Helene Makuakane) Hayselden Jr., Anthony C. Hayselden and Steve Hayselden of Hilo; brother, James (Agnes) Aguiar of Hilo; sister, Jane (George) Sweeney of Salinas, Calif.; three grandchildren and one great-grandson; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Annie Kalikoo‘kalani Lee, 75, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 15 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she worked and retired as a hostess at King Kamehameha Hotel in Kailua-Kona. Celebration of life 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Old Kona Airport Park Pavilion No. 2 in Kailua-Kona. Online condolences: Survived by son, Lyn K. Marcello of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Raynalynn (Fernando) Maldonado of Queen Creek, Ariz., and Raylynn (Jamie) Lee of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Lee of Hauppauge, N.Y., and Tammy Lee of Wailuku, Maui; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Sumiko “Sumi” Miyamoto, 92, of Pahoa died Oct. 21 at home. Born in Pahoa, she was an anthurium and papaya farmer and member of Puna Hongwanji Mission, Buddhist Women’s Association, Kyu Pahoa Kumiai, Pahoa Nikkei Jin Kai, ILWU Bowling Club and P&R Bowling Club. Private services held. No koden. No flowers. Survived by sons, Milton (Naomi) Miyamoto of Wailuku, Maui, and Wallace (Karin) Miyamoto of Walnut, Calif.; daughter, Myra (Alton) Sasaki of Honolulu; brothers, Akira (Marion) Iwata of Honolulu and Paul (Sue) Iwata of San Francisco; sister, Mary Yamada of Maui; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Kenneth Sotoku Nishihira, 79, of Hilo died Oct. 25 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honomu, he was a self-employed real estate appraiser, Hawaii Army National Guard veteran and former member of Honomu Hongwanji Mission and Honomu Hongwanji Koyukai. Private services held. No koden. No flowers. Survived by sons, Guy (Christy) Nishihira of Waipahu, Oahu, and Bryce (Alyssa) Nishihira of Hilo; sisters, Masako Tsukimura of Torrance, Calif., and Linda (Robert) Otomo of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Marvalee Nishihira of Pepeekeo and Marilyn (Mark) Gentz of Anaheim, Calif.; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Erik L. Shapland, 62, of Hilo died Aug. 25. No services. No known family members. Survivors should contact Hilo Medical Center Quality Department at 932-3174.


Peter James Welter, 66, of Ocean View died Oct. 27 in Ocean View. Born in Los Angeles, he was the owner of a watch repair business, a fine woodworker, maker of ukuleles and artist. Private services held. Online condolences: Survived by spouse, Teeranan; mother, Patricia Welter of Camino, Calif.; sisters, Paula Joy Welter of Sacramento, Calif., Pamela Kuck of Shawano, Wis., Laurie Smith and Julie Rimoldi of Camino; brothers, Matthew Welter of Nevada City, Calif., and Bart Welter of Columbus, Ohio. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.

The late Kurt Brian Kaminski is survived by, among others, brother, Mark (Audrene) Kaminski of Pahoa. An incorrect residence was submitted for an obituary published Friday.

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