Obituaries for December 30

Arthur George Kahalepa‘akea Ahana, 78, of Waimea died Dec. 19 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired electrician and proprietor of Ahana Electric and member of the Annunciation Catholic Church. Survived by wife, Gwen Ahana of Waimea; son, Keoni (Roselee) Ahana of Waimea; daughter, Maliaokalani (Nathan) Ahana-Pascual of Waimea; brothers, Neyland (Naomi) Ahana of Kaneohe, Oahu, and Wildon Ahana of Honolulu; sisters, Novie Widemann and Giselle Ahana of Waimanalo, Oahu; sister in-law, Sharon Keliiholokai of Waimea; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Antonio “Tony” Lowane Amoguis, 86, of Kealakekua died Dec. 17 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born in Kohala, he was a dining room manager at the former Kona Inn and Kona Surf hotels, janitorial manager at the former Kona Surf hotel and courier for Clinical Labs. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Margaret Amoguis; son, Anthony (Ramona) Amoguis; daughters, Bernadette (Billy Steven) Amoguis, Jasmine (George Gaspar) Amoguis and Charlene (Jeff) Pryor; brother-in-law, Harold (Trudi) Awa; sisters-in-law, Gladys Nacis, Pinake Minamishin and Ulu Llanes; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Shon C. Bowden III, 74, of Hilo died Oct. 22 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired farmer, commercial fisherman, restaurateur, merchant seaman and U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran. Drive-through visitation 11 a.m -1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at 1715 Railroad Ave., Hilo. Online condolences: Survived by spouse, Angeline (Ramos) Bowden; son, Shon (Mary Jane) Bowden IV; daughter, Caroline (Auredith “Tino”) Tumpap; brothers, Matthew Bowden and Timothy Bowden; sisters, Claralyn Nalani Bernardo, Rebecca Pascual, Leilani Kekaualua and Kanani Harris; grandchildren, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Betty Taeko Ichimura died Dec. 20 in Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she worked for the state of Hawaii and the University of Hawaii. Private services held. Survived by 10 children, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Reynald Mateo Navarro, 23, of Waimea died Nov. 30 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Marcos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he worked in the food and beverage department for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Private graveside service at a later date. Survived by wife, May Flor Agag Ceredon Navarro of the Philippines; mother, Lily An Mateo Navarro of Waimea; father, Dennis Villaluz Reyes of the Philippines; brothers, Rodel Navarro of Honolulu and Dhenjay Navarro and Reder Navarro of the Philippines; sisters, Darlene Navarro and Danalyn Navarro Reyes of the Philippines; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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