Obituaries for December 6

Lloyd Wellington Edwards, 24, of Honokaa died Nov. 25. Born in Hilo, he was a bartender for Oceans Sports Bar and Grill. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 45-5028 Plumeria St. in Honokaa. Mass at 10:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire; flowers and leis welcome. Survived by parents Terry Gene Edwards and Evangeline Cristobal-Bautista of Honokaa; paternal grandfather James (Kelly) Edwards of Shelton, Wash.; paternal grandmother, Marilyn Edwards of Kapaau; an uncle, aunts and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert Naihe Sr., 89, of Hilo died Nov. 23 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Kohala, he was a retired roofer for the Hilo Pacific Roofing Co. and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaukaha Ward. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 12) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Casual or aloha attire; flowers welcome. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Survived by wife, Daisy Naihe of Hilo; son, Robert (Tina Marie) Naihe Jr. of Kohala; daughters, Daisy Mae (Rudy) Kamohai, Lurae (Charles) Hanohano, Candace (Daniel) Aina and Tracey (Raynard) Kapuni of Hilo, Elizabeth (Lance) Benevides of Volcano and Lee Ann (Leonard) Napierskie of Neosho, Mo.; brother, Herbert Naihe of Waipahu, Oahu; sister, Margo Gonsalves of California; 25 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren and eight-great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Paulynn Joanne Pawai, 51, of Hilo died Nov. 12 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at King’s Chapel Honokaa, 45-3370 Old Mamalahoa Hwy. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Waimea Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Alfred (Jolina) Carba-Pawai III of Honolulu and Allen (Kelly Acdal) Pawai-Carba of Honokaa; sister, Danniel Paulino of Waimea; four grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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