Frank Adam De Luz III, 86, of Hilo died July 26 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Paauilo, he was a real estate investor, rancher, former Hawaii County Council member and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, Young Men’s Institute and Court Mauna Kea #8854 of the Ancient Order of Foresters. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts.) Survived by companion, Deborah Patnaude of Hilo; daughters, Brenda De Luz-Campbell of Paauilo and Carolyn Asencion of Hilo; sister, Gladys (Bruce) Mello of Kailua, Oahu; brothers-in-law, Joseph (Evelyn) Arbles and Patrick (Chrystine) Arbles of Hilo; five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Miyoko Murakami Hoshide, 100, of Hilo died June 29 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a retired secretary for the former W.A. Hirai &Associates, actively involved in various community organizations and member of Hilo Meishoin. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Memorial donations to Hilo Meishoin, 97 Olona St., Hilo, HI 96720 or Hawaii Island Adult Care, 561 Kupuna Place, Hilo, HI 96720. Survived by son, Leslie (Donna) Hoshide of Honolulu; daughters, Aileen (Hajime) Shinjo of Hilo, Janice (Don) Jensen of Everett, Wash., and Aimee (Ryan) Kaneko of Hilo; sister, Haruye Hagiwara of Honolulu; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Helen “Aji” Moana Wood, 77, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 1 at home. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired computer programmer and trainer and former member and paddler for Kai Opua Canoe Club. Private services at a later date. Survived by siblings, Elva Mae Marr of Alaska, August Lincoln of California, Meredith Marquez of Hawi and Abraham (Pamela) Lincoln of Guam; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.