Obituaries for December 15

Polly Anna Camba, 61, of Hilo died Nov. 21 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pahala, she was a homemaker. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Friday (Dec. 20) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by husband, David Dean Camba of Hilo; sons, Paul “Dean Boy” Camba of Hilo and Camilo “Cammy Boy” Carlos of Oregon; daughters, Deanna (Earl Jr.) Camba-Kaniaupio of Pahoa and Melody Dacalio of Pahala; brothers, Camilo (Florence) Carlos Jr. of Kohala and Cornel (Laura) Carlos of Naalehu; sisters, Yvonne (Louis) Perez of Naalehu, Charlene Carlos of Pahala and Lyndell Carlos of Hilo; hanai sons, Elpidio Carlos Jr. of Keaau, Darcy Belaras of Oahu, Ricardo “Ricky Boy” Javar, Jr. of Naalehu and Jamie Lee of Hilo; 13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Isaac Keoni Ana Young Hueu Davis, 25, of New Bedford, Mass., formerly of Ka‘u, died Nov. 28 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a scallop fisherman, former laborer at Arizona Drill and Blasting and Kirkland Construction, attended Ka‘u High School and graduated from Lahainaluna High School on Maui. Funeral service/celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Waiohinu Park. Luncheon to follow until 5 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by parents, Melvin and Eunice Davis of Discovery Harbour; brothers, Alika (Kellie) Davis of Waipahu, Oahu, and Shannon (Binh) Davis of Hilo; three nieces and a nephew, aunts, uncles and cousins.


Louise Solmssen Griggs, 84, of Hanover, N.H., formerly of Waimea and Honolulu, died Nov. 26 in Hanover. Born in New Rochelle, N.Y., she was a violinist for the former Honolulu Symphony Orchestra and was the orchestra’s union representative, also played in the Vermont and Dartmouth symphonies, taught violin at Punahou School and in Hanover, attended Smith College and graduated from the University of New Hampshire. For online memorial and condolence messages to family, visit Survived by husband, Dr. Walter Griggs; children, Meg (Steve) Lin of Honolulu, Hawaii, Hans Solmssen of Verbier, Switzerland, Lisa (Philip) Browning of Honolulu and Jennifer (Glenise McKenzie) Solmssen of Portland, Ore.; stepchildren,Tom (Anne) Griggs of Morgantown, W.Va., Peter (Sydney) Griggs of Norwich, Vt., Kimo (Abby) Griggs of Seattle and Kelly Griggs (Diane), of Norwich; brother, David (Barbara) McGregor of Forest Hills, N.Y.; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; three nieces. Arrangements by Rand-Wilson Funeral Home, Hanover, NH.

Victorino Sugpatan Riingen, 79, of Keaau died Dec. 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Batac Ilocos Norte, Philippines; he was a macadamia nut picker for Agro Business of Hawaii. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 19) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 7 p.m. Casual attire. Burial at a later date. Survived by wife, Gregoria Riingen of Keaau; sons, Roberto (Precy) Riingen and Richard (Melani) Riingen of Keaau, Ronald (Ana) Riingen of Italy and Reynante (Susan) Riingen of Honolulu; daughter, Roserem Riingen (Paterno) Paderan of Ainaloa; sisters, Guillerma Riingen and Rosalinda (Pedro) Pacunayen of Philippines; brother, Felix (Leticia) Riingen, Jr. of Philippines; eight grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Lydia Aiko Seo, 91, of Honokaa, died Nov. 20 at home. Born in Laupahoehoe, she was a retired cook for the former Honokaa Hospital and member of Hamakua Jodo Mission. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Stirling (Vivian) Fujimoto of Pearl City, Oahu, Harlan (Katsumi) Seo of Honokaa and Elston (Danette Tavares) Seo of Honokaa; daughters, Mari (Jony Sandoval-Velazquez) Seo of Honokaa and Joy (Bruce) Kawachika of Waimea; brothers, Herbert (Chizue) Fujimoto of Aiea, Oahu, Harold Fujimoto of Moanalua, Oahu, and Wallace (Alice) Fujimoto of Hilo; sister, Fumiko Kaneshiro of Honokaa; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jennifer Taliauli, 55, of Keaau died Dec. 6, at Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. Visitation 8-9 a.m. Friday (Dec. 20) at Siasi O Tonga, 16-1426 36th Ave. Keaau. Services 9 a.m.-noon. Burial 1 p.m. at Alae Cemetery. Survived by husband, Paeahelotu Taliauli; son, John (Sharmayne) Taliauli; daughter, Linita (Cyrus) Kapeli-Spencer; brother, Teddy Bondaug; sisters, Annette Bondaug, Carol Bondaug and Judith Bondaug; eight grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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