Obituaries for December 24

Kaleo Malama Aaron Cachero, 27, of Pahoa died Dec. 13 at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. Private services. Online condolences: Survived by mother, Imelda Giltner of Hilo; grandmother, Mary Cachero of Pahoa; three brothers; three sisters; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Kerry Y. Takahara, 70, of Los Angeles died Dec. 14 in Los Angeles. Born in Pahala, he was a transportation manager. Private services held. Survived by wife, Faith Puanani Takahara of Los Angeles; daughters, Karlyn Ayame Takahara, Kristen Kapiolani Takahara and Kamarin Hokulani Takahara of Los Angeles; brother, Eldon (Susan) Takahara of Nevada; sisters, Sandy (Gene) Hiraki and Kim Ebanez of Hawaii; nieces and nephews.


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