Obituaries for August 25

Mary Ann Arquero, 90, of Kailua-Kona, died Aug. 20 at home. Born in Chicago, she was a homemaker, former photo processor, grocery store cashier and quality control inspector. No services at this time. No flowers; memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740. Survived by daughter, Suzanne (Bill) King of Kailua-Kona; brother, James (Sally) Valete of Illinois; granddaughter and a great-granddaughter. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Dr. Gary Hilton Goldberg, 59, of Waimea died July 30 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Bronx, N.Y., he was an emergency room physician and chief medical officer for North Hawaii Community Hospital. Memorial services at a later date. Survived by mother, Eleanor Goldberg of Miami; stepmother, Karen Goldberg of New York City; son, River Goldberg of Waimea; daughters, Sasha Goldberg of Waimea and Sammi Goldberg of Portland, Ore.; brother, Sidney Goldberg of Miami; half-brothers Wesley Goldberg of Hilton Head, S.C., Mason Goldberg of Chester, N.J., and Jared Goldberg of Cherry Hill, N.J.; sister, Rhonda Goldberg of Ewing, N.J. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Jo Ann “JoJo” Akemi Imada, 68, of Kealakekua died Aug. 17 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Laupahoehoe, she was a retired physical therapy aide for Kona Community Hospital and former licensed practical nurse. Private services. Survived by daughters, Desiree Dochin of Kealakekua, Tenille (Logan Maumau) Kiaha-Maumau of Utah, Lezlie Kiaha and Mandy Kiaha of Honolulu; brother, Bert (Carol) Imada of Honokaa; sister-in-law, Diane Imada of Honokaa; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Steven Harry Lindinha, 86, of Hilo died Aug. 14 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired equipment operator for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co. Graveside service 10 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 26) at Homelani Memorial Park. Survived by wife, Nettie Lindinha of Hilo; daughters, Stephanie (Bernard) Gomes and Phyllis Lindinha of Hilo; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Anita Bernadette Tabac Powers, 74, of Honokaa died Aug. 4 at The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu. Born in Paauhau, she was a retired housekeeper for Nomura Hawaii Village and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Visitation 9–10 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 29) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Seating is limited; face masks and social distancing required. Survived by daughters, Richelle Carvalho of Utah and Renee (Michael) Sanchez of Waikoloa; hanai daughter, Donnamae (Mako) Mangauil of Paauilo; brother, Amador Tabac of Paauhau; sisters, Rosita Ebreo of Paauilo, Betty Tabac of Waimea and Marina (Nelson) Silva of Kauai; sisters-in-law, Demetria Tabac of Honokaa, Sally Tabac of Oahu and Harriet Tabac of Paauilo; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Marcelino Abendanio “Mike” Querubin, 99, of Pepeekeo died Aug. 13 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, born in Puro, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was a sakada (Filipino skilled laborer brought in by Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association), retired truck serviceman and senior cane truck driver the former for Hilo Coast Processing Co., U.S. Army World War II veteran and member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Pepeekeo Filipino Community and Pepeekeo Senior Citizens. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Friday (Aug. 28) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 10:30 a.m. No refreshments; face masks and social distancing required. Burial noon at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua section. Survived by sons, Edelson “Ed” (Sharon) Querubin of Pepeekeo and Jose “Sonny” (Florita) Querubin of Kauai; daughter, Estellita “Lita” (Ed) Fox of Morgan Hill, Calif.; 11 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.