Obituaries for January 10

Achi Ahin, 89, of Pahoa died Dec. 24 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired State of Hawaii Dept. of Health vector control inspector, member of New Hope Puna and U.S. Army Korean War veteran. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14 at the Dodo Mortuary chapel. Funeral services at 6 p.m. Committal services 12 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15 at the Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2 pavilion. Seating is limited to 10 people. Face masks and social distancing required. Casual attire. Survived by son, Curtis (Kathryn) Ahin of Mountain View; daughters, Denise (Victor Jr.) Ventura, Charlene Melandres and Chaslen (Bronson) Ganir of Pahoa and Kathleen (Matt) Conner of Virginia; sister, May Gabriel of Oahu; nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Paul Ciminskie, 77, of Pahoa died Dec. 31 in Hilo. He was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. No services. Online condolences: Survived by daughter, Amie Plumlee; brother, James Ciminskie; a nephew. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.


Reino “Ollie” Huttunen, 88, of Waimea died Aug. 17 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Spencer, N.Y., he was a retired Alaska Bush, Hawaiian Islands and commercial pilot and U.S. Marine Corps Korean War veteran. Private services at a later date. Survived by wife, Evelyn Huttunen of Waimea; son, Thomas Huttunen of Kona; daughter, Reina (Robert Kent) Huttunen-Kent of Florida. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

K. Elizabeth “Bebe” Lorenzo, 85, of Honokaa died Dec. 25 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. Born in Hilo, she was a pa‘u rider in many Big Island parades. Celebration of Mass 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Face masks and social distancing required. Church attire. Private scattering of ashes by family. Survived by daughters, Kathy (Glenn) Baybayan and Kimberlee Lorenzo of Keaau; sons, Joey (Trish) Lorenzo of Athol, Idaho and Clifford Lorenzo of Waimea; sister, Theresa Shanahan of Hilo; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and godchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Eleanor “Maile” Kamaile Stone, 101, of Waimea died Dec. 27 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Waimea 2nd Ward. Private services held. Survived by sons, Lui (Gwen) Stone Jr. of Utah and Clayson (Kathleen) Stone of Waimea; daughter, Beverly (Myron) Yamamoto of Kohala; son-in-law, Reynaldo Sanchez of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; 18 grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Tetsuo “Terry” “Pika” Teraoka, 92, of Hilo died Dec. 15 in Hilo. Born in Hilo, he was a retired island manager for the former Brewer Chemical (C. Brewer &Co.) and past president and member Hale Kahakai Association and Hilo Crescent City Lions Club. Services at a later date. Survived by daughters, Arlene (James Parente) Teraoka of Minneapolis, Beverly Teraoka of Seattle and DeEtte Teraoka of Papaikou; brothers, Moriso Teraoka of Honolulu and Isamu Teraoka of Hilo; sisters, Yaeko Koizumi of Hilo and Fumiko (Gilbert) Tanaka of Kapaa, Kauai; sister-in-law, Lorraine (Ronald) Hora of Hilo; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Anne Mitsue Yanazaki, 97, of Keaau died Dec. 11 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Seattle, she was a homemaker, former RSVP volunteer and member of Puna Hongwanji Mission, Buddhist Women’s Association and Keaau Village Kumiai. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by son, Robert E. Yanazaki of Hilo; sisters, Kaye Karasawa and Jeanne Tsutsui of California; sister-in-law, Tatsuko Hino of Oahu; two grandsons. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.