Francis Marion “Koa” Agbigay, 60, of Hilo died Jan. 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he worked at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s Youth Conservation Corp., S. Yoshina Contracting Co. and Hilo Fish Co. and was a U.S. Army National Guard veteran. Private services held. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by brothers, Bernardo M. (Mona) Agbigay Jr. of Fairfield, Calif., Anthony K. (Adrienne J.) Agbigay of Hilo and Lawrence Hinano (Christina) Agbigay of Volcano; sisters, Diana I. (Don) Anakalea Easley of The Villages, Fla., Bernadette K. (Leslie) Nakano of Keaau and Evelyn S. (Daniel) Schwarz of Kailua, Oahu. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
Dr. Bruce James Frenz, 74, of Hilo died Jan. 14 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a former veterinarian with the Hilo Pet Hospital. Private services and scattering of ashes at a later date. Survived by brothers, Michael (Marcy) Frenz and David (Patrice Moriyasu) Frenz of Hilo; nieces, Coral Frenz of Austin, Texas and Cody (Michael Manarpaac) Frenz of Hilo; grandnephews, Kolton and Kade Manarpaac. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Sharon Kaipolani Hassard, 64, of Hilo died on Dec. 17 at home. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker and member of the Hui Malama Ola Na ‘Oiwi, Malama Ka Pili Pa‘a, Hilo Senior Center and Keaau Senior Center. No services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by sons, Charles (Lynette) Hassard of Seattle, Shannon Hassard of Kurtistown, Kawika Hassard and Kunia Hassard of Hilo; daughters, Emilia (Dayton) Quintal and Aisha Hassard of Mountain View and Chi-Ashley Davis of Pahoa; brother, Solomon Kekipi (Anita Kinimaka)Davis III of Mililani, Oahu; sister, Jonnalee Kapiolani(Irwin Anthony Cordero) Gomez of Tacoma, Wash.; hanai daughter, Lahela Pina of Hilo; 24 grandchildren; cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Harry Heen Wah Lui, 96, of Waimea died Jan. 16 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired supervisor for the Fifteenth Field Maintenance at Hickam Air Force Base, owner of Pu‘u Kapu Protea Farm, was a Past Master of the Waikiki Lodge of the Lodge Le Progres de L’Oceanie F. &A. M., member of the Scottish Rite and Shrine of Honolulu, and member of St. James Episcopal Church. Private services. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughters, Karen (David) Leatherman of Honolulu and Claire Makahi of Waikoloa; son, Lowell Lui of Wells, Nev.; brothers, Donald Lui of Honolulu and Lambert Lui of Morgan Hills, Calif.; sister, Vivian Stewart of Fairfield, Calif.; two grandsons and four great-granddaughters; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.