Obituaries for August 20

Darren Reuben Alivado, 52, of Keaau died Aug. 4 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a roofer for Kohala Roofing, diver and hunter. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by father, Harry (Josephine) Cabilis of Hilo; sister, Christine Cavillis of Hilo; brother, Derek Cavillis of Kona; stepbrothers, Grayson Mira and Bryan Mira of Hilo; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert “Bob” Douglas Brown, 77, of Captain Cook died Aug. 5 at home. Born in Dunsmuir, Calif., he was a retired vice president and software developer for Bancware. Private services at a later date. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by wife, Carol Brown of Captain Cook; daughter, Lisa Rhein of Washington; son, Karl (Sophi) Chan-Brown of Washington; sister, Lynn Martin of Idaho; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.


Jonathan Ed Hisaichi Hara, 34, of Hilo died July 18 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a county paramedic and firefighter, graduate of Washington State University, Hilo High School class of 2004 alumnus, Eagle Scout of Hilo Hongwanji Troop 23, black belt from Hilo Hongwanji Judo Club, fisherman, mountain biker, auto enthusiast, gardener and member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, Hawaii Firefighters Association, East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai and Hui Okinawa. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service, by invitation only, at 11 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. No refreshments. Casual attire. Additional information at Service streamed online at Click on “Family &Friends,” then click on “Watch Now.” Event ID: dodomortuary. Password: YFHYHR. Memorial donations to Hawaii Community Foundation, Jonathan Ed Hara Scholarship Fund, or mail to 827 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu, HI 96813. Survived by companion, Emilee Kojiro of Hilo; parents, Edwin and Portia Hara of Hilo; maternal grandmother, Marcia Shimabukuro of Honolulu; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James “Kimo” Keola Kin In, 61, of Waikoloa died June 28 in Waimea. Born in Honolulu, he was a truck driver. No services because of the pandemic. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Kalei; daughter, Kanani Kin In-Kauhane of Honolulu; sons, Keola (Dawn) Kin In of Kailua-Kona, Keanu Kin In and Kaunui Kin In of Waikoloa; sisters, Cindy (Keone) Ancheta of Las Vegas, Katie Kin In and Renee Akiu of Mililani, Oahu; six grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Charles “Chuck” Paxton, 76, of Hawaiian Paradise Park died Aug. 7 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in West Virginia, he was retired from American Greetings and a U.S. Air Force Vietnam War veteran. No services. Donations to cancer research. Survived by son, Martin Paxton of Knoxville, Tenn.; sister, Peggy Golden of Hawaiian Paradise Park; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Visitation and services at Dodo Mortuary for the late Donnie Jean Borero have been canceled. There will be a graveside service only at noon Friday, Aug. 21, at Homelani Memorial Park.

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