Paul Futoshi Hirokawa, 95, of Kealakekua died March 17 at Life Care Center of Kona. Born in Kealakekua, he was a multimedia artist, a retired bartender and gardener at the former Kona Hilton, member of Bank Kumiai and a volunteer for 16 years at Kahaluu Beach Park. Scattering of his ashes will take place at a later date. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sisters-in-law, Kay Hirokawa and June Hirokawa of Honolulu; nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Joseph “Papa Joe” Keliikoa Padillio, 63, of Kailua-Kona died March 11 at his residence. Born in Kona, he was a painter in the engineering department at the Four Seasons Hualalai Resort, retired painter for Maryl Development, Grand Illusions Painting Company, Kawika’s Painting and United Painting Company, a member of Natural High Softball Club, Kai O Pua Canoe club and St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15 at St. Michael the Archangel on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. Survived by companion, Laura Kalima of Kailua-Kona; sons, Cody Kalima-Arruda, Joshua Jordan Kalima-Padillio, Josiah (Jessica) Kalima-Padillio, Jonah (Haili Kailiwai-Ray) Kalima-Padillio, Collin Jacob Kalima-Padillio, Joseph I‘okepa (Brittni Prince) Kalima-Padillio of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Cayla Joelle (Russell Palmeira) Kalima-Padillio of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Pedro (Carol Mano) Hulihee, Diego (Kahea) Padillio of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Alana (Carl) Yamamoto, Emmalani Berdon of Kailua-Kona; eight grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.