Obituaries for January 24

Philemon “Billy Boy” Aranaydo, 84, of Keaau died Dec. 17 at a care home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired union laborer and member of the Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 368 and U.S. Army Korean War veteran. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Limited seating. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by wife, Susanna Sarme Aranaydo of Keaau; sons, Zachary (Alfreda Hart) Aranaydo of Waimea, Andre (Lorene) Aranaydo and Howard (Marilyn) Aranaydo of Keaau and Kevin (Nora) Aranaydo of Pahoa; daughter, Christy (Don) Coloma of Keaau; brothers, Edward (Geri) Aranaydo of Pearl City, Oahu and Gerald Sr. (Linda) Aranaydo of Pahoa; sisters, Doris (Gilbert Sr.) Yrojo of Las Vegas and Marilyn (Frank) Salgado of Omaha, Neb.; brothers-in-law, Richard Sarno of Las Vegas and Manuel “Manning” Sarme of Keaau; sisters-in-law, Dolores “Beng” Aranaydo and Mitsue “Michan” Aranaydo of Pearl City, Carmen “Incar” Aranaydo of Waipahu, Oahu and April Aranaydo of Las Vegas; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jerry Hideo Fujie, 68, of Hilo died Dec. 14 at home. Born in Hilo, he was an estimator with Isemoto Contracting Co. Ltd. and member of the Hilo Meishion Mission. Private services held. Survived by brother, Allen (Nela) Fujie of Hilo (since deceased); sister, Joyce (Carl) Arakaki of Hilo; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Jerry Alan Glander, 82, of Keaau died Jan. 11 at home. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he was a retired San Bernardino County Building Inspector and a retired Director of Building and Safety Department in Grand Terrace. Private services at a later date. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Nani Glander; daughter, Janie Lee (Rolf) Drinhaus; sons, Tom (Tami) Glander and Scott Glander; sister, Jean (Gary) Steger; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Desiree “Dez” Inea Keahi-Broad, 49, of Hilo died May 4, 2020. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker and member of Glad Tidings Church and Halau Na Pua ‘O Uluhaimalama. Drive by service 11a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at 303 Keonaona St. in Hilo. Follow route: From Puainako St., turn right onto Railroad Ave., right on Hoohua St., and right on Keonaona St to cul-de-sac. Survived by husband, Ernest Broad of Hilo; sons, Jordan “Big J” (Mariah) Keahi and Dayson-John “Va‘a” (Tashia) Keahi-Broad of Hilo; daughters, Justice “Sega” Keahi-Broad of Henderson, Nev., and Dayna-Jade “Lagi” (Chris) Keahi-Broad-Cabagbag of Hilo; brothers, Shannon Keahi of Hilo and Dylan (Lani) Keahi of Texas; sisters, Nobilee (Joey) Keahi-Oliveira of Hilo, Jasmine Ne (Dana) Nakamoto of Mountain View, Roberta Pinnow and Romona (Aaron) Ferreira of Pahoa and Sharla (Jaye) Hayashida-Laga of Mililani, Oahu; two grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Walter “Wally” Pilor, 77, of Hawi died Dec. 3 at Kohala Hospital. Born in Laupahoehoe, he was a retired general superintendent for the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 38 Nuclear Submarine Repair Facility, fisherman, member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and U.S. Air Force Vietnam veteran. Private services at a later date. Survived by wife, Grace Q. Pilor of Hawi; children, Kevin (Wyomie) Pilor of Honolulu, Kari (Kirk) Bailey of Waianae, Oahu and Sean Simon of San Jose, Calif.; brothers, Jeffrey (Grace) Pilor of Hilo and Vernon Pilor of Waimea; sisters, Florence (Howard) Dawana of Keaau and Wanda (Rex) Dalere of Hilo; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Emiko Sugikawa, 97, of Hilo and formerly of Laupahoehoe, died Dec. 14 at a private care home. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker and member of the Papaaloa Hongwanji Mission and Fujinkai. Private services held. Survived by sons, Wane Sugikawa of Hilo and Jed (Miki) Sugikawa of Honolulu; sister, Toshiko Ono of Honolulu; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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