Obituaries for September 22

Theresa Mae Caravalho, 68, of Holualoa died Sept. 6 at home. Born in Honokaa, she was a housekeeper at Casa De Emdeko condominiums and member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Services held at a later date. Survived by husband, David Caravalho of Holualoa; sons, David (Adele Costa) Caravalho Jr. and Melo (Amber Mendez) Caravalho of Holualoa; daughters, Cindy (Justin Mason) Caravalho of Holualoa, Shelly (Franklin Enos) Caravalho of Hilo and Destiny Caravalho of Holualoa; brothers, Ralph (Winnie) Borling of Hilo and Leroy (Amy) Borling of Alaska; sisters, Deborah Salas of Honolulu, Helen (Ernest) Carvalho of Keauhou and Mary-Ann Estrells of Oahu; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Randall “Randy” Scott Garrison, 60, of Ka‘u died Sept. 13 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Redwood City, Calif., he was a retired roadworker for Caltrans and logistics associate for Target. Private services. Condolences to Cheryl Garrison, P.O. Box 7413, Ocean View, HI 96737. Survived by wife, Cheryl Garrison of Ka‘u; daughter, Vanessa Garrison of Nevada; son, Randall Garrison Jr. of California; stepdaughter, Heather Houston of California; stepson, Devin Lynch of California; 11 grandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.


Richard Hong, 86 of Hilo died Sept. 14 at Yukio Okutsu Veterans State Home in Hilo. Born in South Kohala, he was a retired U.S. Postal Service letter carrier and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. No services at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions. Survived by daughter, Ricki (Sandra Bogaars) Hong; hanai sons, Steven Abe and Robert Guerrero; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Kirino Oda Muraoka, 91, of Hilo died Sept. 11 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired accountant for the County of Hawaii and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, Buddhist Womens’ Association, and HGEA Retirees Unit. Private services. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughter, Anne (Kirby) Higaki of Hilo; sister-in-law, Patricia Abe of Hilo; two grandsons; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Asae Kumiji, 95, of Hilo, died Sept. 7 at a private care home. Born in Olaa, she was a retired seamstress for the former Kamehameha Garment Factory. Private services. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Leslie (Gail) Kumiji of Hilo and Gary Kumiji of Honolulu; daughter, Joyce Kalawe of Keaau; sister-in-law, Margie Shigeoka of Hilo; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James August Schumaker, 62, of Keaau died Sept. 9, in Hilo. Born in Cass County, Mo., he was a mathematics professor at Hilo Community College, taught at Victoria College in Texas, small airplane pilot, and volunteer for Civil Air Patrol, American Red Cross, AOPA, and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Services at a later date. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Le Lam Schumaker of Keaau; sons, Luke E. Watkins of Hilo, Aaron D. Watkins and Paul I. Watkins of Honolulu, Jayden A. Schumaker of Alhambra, Calif.; brother, Michael F. Schumaker of Waco, Texas; sister, Cynthie Ann Tanner of Bethel Island, Calif; sisters-in-law, Thuong Lam Wagner of Beaverton, Ore., and Thu Lam of Vietnam; brother-in-law, Trung Lam of Vietnam; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.


Mary Willocks, 75, of Hilo died Aug. 25 in Phoenix. Born in Chicago, she was the owner of Bed &Breakfast in Panaewa, restoration director of the Palace Theater and a member of Hilo Berean Bible Church. Services and scattering of ashes at a later date in Hilo. Survived by sons, Sam Willocks, Paul (Lindsay) Willocks and Michael (Linda McLaughlin) Willocks; brother, Paul (Joan) Cieslak; grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

George Kepilino Lincoln was born in Kealia, Hawaii. His island of birth was incorrect in Sunday’s edition. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.

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