Obituaries for August 10

Pauline Chizuru Aoki-Yano, 66, of Kealakekua died June 21 in Honolulu. She was born in Kealakekua. Services at a later date. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary in Honolulu.

Raymond Kai Kaleinaeaupuni Bell Jr., 29, of Keaau, formerly of Waianae, died July 21 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a sorter for Hawaiian Linen Supply. Services to be held on Oahu. Online condolences: Survived by fiancée, Ashley Soaladaob of Big Island; brothers, Kahikikuokalani Bell and Sami Soni Latukefu of Oahu, sisters; Raynelle Bell and Gileslynn Bell of Oahu; grandmother, Merle Akui of Oahu; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Mauricia “Morrie” Leorin Chantrakul, 87, of Pahala died July 10 at home. Born in Kona, she was a retired hand harvester for the former Ka‘u Agribusiness and member of Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Services at a later date. Survived by husband, Prasert Chantrakul of Pahala; daughters, Carmen (Harold) Hartley of Oregon and Cecilia (Newton) Ito of Pahala; son, Benjamin (Jeanette) Castillo of Pahala; brother, Salvador Leorin of Naalehu; sisters, Ramona Ponce of Pahala, Patricia Salmo and Ceasaria Salmo of Naalehu; nine grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ronald “Ron” Daog, Sr., 76, of Kailua-Kona died July 15 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hilo, he was a retired truck driver for Cantor Brother Trucking Co. He was a commercial drivers license instructor for Eda Hinchcliff, truck driver for Captain Cook Building Supply, Tamashiro Trucking, Mauna Kea Express, Pacific Trans and bus driver for the former Jack’s and Grayline Tour companies. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Brenda Daog of Kailua-Kona; sons, Ronald (Shae) Daog Jr. of Las Vegas, Greg (Mahina) Daog and Donovan (Vilma) Daog of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Lisa (Alvin) Inouye of Kona and Joyce (Nathan) Pajimola of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Wilfred (Yvonne) Magallanes, Arthur (Barbara) Magallanes, Kenneth (Yvonne) Magallanes and Gordon (Merlyn) Magallanes of Oahu; sisters, Joyce Hollinger of Las Vegas, Donna Bolosan of Oahu, Shirley (Johnny) Ford of Florida and Sarah Shirley of Oahu; an aunt; 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Patricia J Hall, 68, of Pahoa died July 26. No services held. Survivors are asked to contact Hilo Medical Center at (808) 932-3153.

Kozo Hirayama, 92, of Hilo, died July 26 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Olaa, he was retired from Love’s Bakery, a U.S. Army veteran and member of Hilo Meishoin, Toho No Hikari (Church of World Messianity) and Hustlers, 1 3, 7 11, and Japanese golf clubs. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Ruth Hirayama of Hilo; son, Clyde (Audrey) Hirayama of Hilo; daughters, Myra (Keith) Kuboyama of Honolulu, Clara (Russell) Morita of Hilo and Sandra (Howard) Hamada of Honolulu; brothers, Masa Hirayama of Honolulu and Richard Hirayama of Hilo; sisters, Hisae (Richard) Ibara of Honolulu and Naomi Shiigi of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Cecilia Hirayama of California and Janet Oda of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Donald (Shirley) Nakamoto of California; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Barbara Ann Walko, 86, of Hilo died Aug. 5 at home. Born in Scranton, Pa., she was a homemaker. Services held. Survived by daughters, Donna (David) Walko and Eileen (Toni) Walko; sons, Anthony (Michelle) Walko and Justin Walko; seven grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Darryl Wisneskie, 63 of Mountain View died May 13. No services held. Survivors are asked to contact Hilo Medical Center at (808) 932-3153.

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