Obituaries for June 4

Franklin “Frankie” Andrew Fredenburg DeBina, 58, of Napoopoo died May 22 at Kona Community Hospital. Born May 18 in Kealakekua, he was a stone mason and landscaper for Hokulia, waterman, fisherman, member and volunteer for Hoala Kealakekua. Services at a later date. Condolences to: A. DeBina, P.O. Box 2059, Kealakekua, HI 96750. Survived by wife, Alayna DeBina of Napoopoo; daughters, Andria DeBina and Kawai DeBina of Napoopoo; father, Franklin G. DeBina of Napoopoo; siblings, Taz (Fran Fuentes) Kahoonei-DeBina and Dwayne Kahoonei of Honolulu, Leslie DeBina of Napoopoo and Chris (Summer) DeBina of Kailua-Kona; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Hisako “Millie” Kaku, 99, of Hilo died May 18 at a private care home. Born in Hilo, she was retired from the former Fashion House. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Rodney Kaku and Elton (Leanora) Kaku of Hilo; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Leialoha Joy Umiamaka, 43, of Hookena died May 27 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker. Services at a later date. Survived by companion, Saa Abbott of Hookena; sons, Kaleo Umiamaka of Alaska, Jason Umiamaka of Montana and Keoni Umiamaka of Hookena; daughter, Loihi Umiamaka of Hookena; mother, Debbie (Albert) Neves of Discovery Harbour; brother, Jude Noah Umiamaka of Las Vegas; stepbrother, Dan Neves of Austin, Texas; sisters, Wailani Umiamaka of Waimea and Hoku (Nathan Spencer) Umiamaka of Kailua-Kona; half-sister, Lehualani Lampro of Oahu; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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