Obituaries for October 22

Pilar Domingo Carlos, 85, of Pahoa died Oct. 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she worked for Tropical Connections, dba Puna Flowers and Foliage, and was a member of New Hope Hilo. Visitation from 9-10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park (Lehua Section) Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by spouse, Julio “Johnny” Carlos of Pahoa; son, Robert (Agnes) Carlos of Waimea; daughters, Rose (Alan) Takahata and Rebecca (Gilbert) Javier of Las Vegas, Remey (Charles) De Leon of San Jose, Calif., and Ronella (Gregory) Bidad of Pahoa; daughter-in-law, Zenaida Carlos of Waikoloa; sisters, Ludivina Domingo and Dionie Schimpke of the Philippines and Valeriana Balicoco of Honolulu; 13 grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Betty Tarn Chow-Hoy, 102, of Hilo died Sept. 7. Born in Hilo, she was an executive secretary for Bank of Hawaii, member of Hilo United Community Church and board member of the Chinese Cemetery. Services held. Survived by son, Douglas Y. W. Chow-Hoy of Aiea, Oahu; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Seijun “Hana” Hanashiro, 100, of Honolulu died Oct. 3 at a private care home in Keaau. Born in Kohala, he worked for the Army Civil Service in Japan and Korea, was a free and accepted Mason and member of Torii Masonic Lodge No. 6, Scottish Rite, Shriners and Koboji Shingon Mission of Honolulu. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Noriko Hanashiro of Honolulu; son, Roy S. Hanashiro of Michigan; daughter, Junko (Don) Weeks of Pahoa; sister, Asano Teruya of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Nancy Sakuma of Waimea; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Joshua “Josh” Nunes Kanoelani Malloe, 40, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 8 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was the founder and co-owner of Ohana Bottled Water LLC. Services at later a date. For information, call Jonah at 808-754-9116. Survived by mother, Francene Malloe of Honolulu; children, Jadon-Sage Malloe and Tabitha Manini of Kailua-Kona and Israel Manini of Maui; brothers, Jonah (Lindsey) Malloe of Mililani, Oahu, Jonathan (Nicole) Malloe and Jason Malloe of Illinois; hanai sister, Tiare Makaio of Kailua-Kona; hanai brothers, Brandon Thompson of Mililani, Donnie Andrade and Brandon Nahale of Kailua-Kona; a granddaughter; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.


Edward Yoshito Watanabe, 81, of Hawi died Oct. 15 at home. Born in Puunene, Maui, he was a retired teacher from Kohala Elementary School, member of the Kohala Senior Citizen Club, Kohala Nutrition Club and HSTA-Retired and a U.S. Army veteran. Private services. Survived by wife, Edna Watanabe of Hawi; son, Evan (Sweety) Watanabe of Wailuku, Maui; daughter, Kim (Kyle) Kawakami of Kahului, Maui; sister, Ann (Mark) Hiyakumoto of Richmond, Calif.; brothers-in-law, Richard (Carolyn) Nishimura and Ronald (Grace) Nishimura of Hilo and Glenn (Katherine West) Nishimura of Little Rock, Ark.; sister-in-law, Jennie (Robert) Hashiro of Kahului; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jacqueline Winona Zapra, 86, of Hilo died Oct. 3 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Mountain View, she was a homemaker. No services. Survived by sons, Don Amaral of Hilo, Thomas Zapra and Francine Zapra of Oahu; daughters, Kathleen England of Oahu and Joyce Tabar of Keaau. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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