Obituaries for November 8

Sandra Satsuye Kadota, 71, of Hilo died Oct. 12 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a housekeeper for ARC of Hilo and Rainbow Crafts and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Private services held. Survived by cousins, Roland (Fran) Kadota of Hilo, Clarice (Evan) Leung of Monterey Park, Calif., Clara (Fred) Madariaga of Hilo, Ann (Stephen Nemeth) Usagawa of Hilo, Barry (Sharon) Usagawa of Kaneohe, Oahu, Judy (Michael) Lee, Lawrence (Dayle) Morita and Cary (Kazuko) Morita of Honolulu; second cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Robert “Bob” C. Measel Jr., 75, of Hilo died Oct. 25 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Danville, Ky., he was a surfboard builder, car salesmen, realtor, founding partner of Measel Associates, CEO and president of ‘E Pili Kaua Ventures Inc., entrepreneur with Diamond Cross Ministries, hotel developer with Royal Development Corp., member of the Waikiki Yacht Club and U.S. Air Force Vietnam War veteran. Services at a later date. Details shared through Facebook. Online condolences: Survived by daughter, Heather Measel Hinkle of Walnut Creek, Calif.; son, Travis Measel Tachet of Poway, Calif.; former wife, Antoinette Tachet of Temecula, Calif.; other relatives. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

George Henry Paul Jr., 90, of Hilo died Oct. 25 at home. Born in Pittsburgh, he was a retired mechanical engineer for Heyl & Patterson, tutor at Kaumana and Kamehameha elementary schools and member of Alu Like Inc.-Ke Ola Pono No Na Kupuna Program and RSVP of Hilo. Visitation 12-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Celebration of life at 1 p.m. Seating limited. Face masks and social distancing required. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Myra I. Aina-Paul of Hilo; daughters, Charmaigne (Vernon) Costley of Ogden, Utah, Cheryle (Brian) O’Brien of Kailua, Oahu and Cyd (Garry) Hoffeld of Hilo; sons, Craig (Missy) Makanui of Hillsborough, N.C., Charlton (Michele) Makanui of Hilo and Charles Liwai (Mia) Makanui of Seattle; brother, Donald (Judy) Paul of Pittsburgh; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and a nephew. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Gina Bunthoun Van Der Velden, 47, of Keaau died Oct. 14 at home. Born in Battambang, Cambodia, she was a real estate agent and computer programmer. Private services held. Survived by family members in Hawaii and abroad. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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