Obituaries for March 14

Al “Taba” Duane Ah Sam, 63, of Kapaau died Feb. 9 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua in Honokaa. Born in North Kohala, he was a sand blaster and painter for Pacific Marine and Marisco Ltd. Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 20, at Kalahikiola Congregational Church in Kapaau. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Waianaia Cemetery. Casual attire. Face masks and social distancing required. Live streaming starting at 10:15 a.m. at Survived by sisters, Charlene Caravalho of Waimea and Josette (Roger) Cruz of Kaneohe, Oahu; brother, Ray (Vanissa) Ah Sam of Kunia, Oahu; brother-in-law, Robert Hayno Sr. of Aiea, Oahu; sisters-in-law, Donna Ah Sam of Mililani, Oahu, Jackie Ah Sam of Kapolei, Oahu, and Anneliese Ah Sam of Conway, Ark.; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

David Kaleimomi Carman, 75, of Mountain View, formerly of Kailua, Oahu, died Feb. 26 in Hilo. Born in Honolulu, he was a U.S. Air Force Vietnam War veteran and he worked for Worldwide Services Inc. and DynCorp to assist the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission with the cleanup of ordnance from Kahoolawe. Private services held. Inurnment at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Segundina Carman; son, Albert K. Carman; daughters, Lourdes Noelani (Cliff) Bowman, Kehaulani (Jason) Hefner and Royann (Kamaholo) Palama; 10 grandchildren. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.


Annette Loretta Freimuth, 81, of Naalehu died March 5 at home. Born in Oakland, Calif., she was a pediatrics licensed vocational nurse at Oakland Children’s Hospital and the former Kauikeolani Children’s Hospital in Honolulu, an administrative assistant for several companies in Northern California and member of St. Raymond’s Catholic Church, Wings Women’s Group and the church’s choir in Dublin, Calif. Vigil at 9:30 a.m. and prayer service and 10 a.m. April 8 at St. Raymond’s Catholic Church in Dublin, Calif. Interment to follow at Golden Gate Cemetery in San Bruno, Calif. Survived by daughter, Christine Ohulani Kaehuaea of Discovery Harbour; hanai brother, T.J. James of Discovery Harbour; hanai sister, Jackie Pickard of San Ramon, Calif.; a cousin. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Isami Segawa, 91, of Hilo died March 2 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, he was retired from the state Department of Accounting and General Services, was employed by Isemoto Contracting Co. and a member of Higashi Hongwanji Mission. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughters, Ivane (Alvin) Aoki of Papaikou, Rae (Nolan) Mori of Hilo and Susan (Luke) Tysdal of Las Vegas; brothers, Henry (Akiko) Segawa and Hiroshi (Aileen) Segawa of Hilo; sister, Setsuko Imanaka of Kaneohe, Oahu; four granddaughters and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Reynaldo Lodia Tagalicud, 48 of Hilo, died March 7 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in the Philippines, he was a farmer. Private services. Online condolences: Survived by parents, Howard (Yaeko) Hose of Hilo, Antonio (Maxima) Tagalicud of Philippines; son, Evan Hose of Hilo; daughter, Ashley Hose of Hilo; brothers, Jaime Tagalicud of Kapolei, Oahu; Ferdinand Tagalicud of Philippines; Richard Tagalicud of Las Vegas and Henry Tagalicud of Durham, N.C.; sisters, Lydia Galarse of Las Vegas, Crizelda Lucqiao of San Sebastian, Fla., and Angelita Ferrera of Honolulu; aunts, uncles, and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Momoyo “Katherine” Tanaka, 89, of Honokaa died March 4 at home. Born in Haina, she was a retired office worker for the former Honokaa Sugar Co. and a member of Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. No services. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by brother, Franklin Tanaka of Honokaa; two nieces and a nephew. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Clyde Kimio Yamamoto, 71, of Las Vegas died Feb. 27, 2020 in Las Vegas. Born in Kurtistown, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Private services held. Survived by sister, Ann (Kenneth) Yasutomi of Hilo; two nieces and a grandniece. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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