Roberta Ann Cho, 65, of Honaunau died April 4 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Racine, Wis., she was a retired district registrar for the Department of Health. Services at a later date. Survived by husband, Donovan Cho of Honaunau; sons, Stephen (Corinne) Cho of San Diego, Andrew Cho and James (Brienn) Cho of Honaunau; mother, Shirley Hoffman of Keaau; brother, Edward Hoffman of Keaau; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jerry Kaaiakamanu III, 70, of Pahoa died March 21 at home. Born in Puunene, Maui, he was a master generator technician, vice president of C&A Generator Service and U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran. Celebration of life at a later date. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by wife, Sally J. Kaaiakamanu; daughters, Sarah Kaaiakamanu and Amy (Wayne) Kenison of Pahoa, Cayenne (Kelley) Higgins of Vancouver, Wash.; sisters, Wilma Ortiz of Vancouver, Jerry Ann Wells of Kahului, Maui, and Gracelyn (Danny) Chung of Honolulu; brother, Gordan (Gail) Kaaiakamanu of Kaneohe, four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
John Mark Lesseos Sr., 57, of Hilo died March 30 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Los Angeles, he was a journeyman painter and member of Painting Industry of Hawaii. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by companion, Melanie Boehm of Homer Glen, Ill.; children, Johnny Lesseos Jr. and Jennifer Leona Lesseos of Hilo, Louie Lesseos of Chicago; father, Louis Nick Lesseos Sr. of Anaheim, Calif.; siblings, Toni Limon of Glendale, Calif., Eva Lesseos-Lupher and Mimi Lesseos of Acton, Calif.; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Albert “Abe” Evan Remmy Jr., 72, of Hilo died March 31 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Akron, Ohio, he was wood artist and logger. Private celebration of life at a later date. For more information, call 895-6786. Survived by partner, Katrina Walden of Hilo; son, Kaeo Remmy of Waimea; daughter, Sunny Remmy of Alaska; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ben Takayuki Tamura, 93, of Kawaihae died April 10 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a member of Kamuela Hongwanji Buddhist Temple and Hiroshima Kenjin Kai. Private services at a later date. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Amy Tamura of Kawaihae; daughters, Joy Ota of Waimea and Susan (William) Brennan of California; son, James Tamura of Kawaihae; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Cheryl Mae Tokihiro, 62, of Hilo died March 29 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired office manager at an optometrist office. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by husband, Clyde Tokihiro of Hilo; mother, Doreen Lucas of Hilo; sister, Karen Lei Lucas of Hilo; brother, Noland Craig Lucas of Los Angeles; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.