Muriel Doris Ahuna, 84, of Waimea died April 19 at home. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired waitress with the former Elaine’s Hale Kuke Restaurant, a member of the Imiola Congregational Church and a former official of the Kawaihae Canoe Club. Private services held. Survived by companion, Luis Hector Ortiz of Waimea; sons, Oscar Salvador Nailima Ahuna and George Emerson Pikowaiohinu Ahuna of Waimea; daughters, Athena Kaleihilani (Bud) Luth of Kona and Muriel Carrie Hauoli (Winton) Ahuna-Leong of Pahoa; sisters, Antoinette Hirai, Barbara Dacoscos, Charlene (Michael) Chang and Yolanda Paleras of Honolulu, Rubbe Linares of Arizona, Kathrine (Sonia) Dacoscos of Las Vegas; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Anna Yin Tai Ching Chow, 94, of Hilo died April 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired elementary school teacher who taught at several schools including Keaukaha Elementary and a member of Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Visitation only 4-6 p.m. Sunday, May 2 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Private service and burial Monday, May 3, at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Face masks and social distancing required. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Memorial donations to a charity of your choice. Survived by husband, Matthew Chow; daughters, Sharolyn (Tom) Parry of Brookfield, Wis., and Loriann (Peter) Bazan of Sonora, Calif.; son, Craig (Joanne) Chow of Gardena, Calif.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Gary R. Cinco Sr., 82, of Las Vegas, formerly of Hawaii Island, died April 4 in Las Vegas. Born in Laupahoehoe, he was retired from S&W Fine Foods. Private family services in Fresno, Calif. Survived by sons, Gary Cinco Jr. of Modesto, Calif., and Jacob (Nancy) Cinco of Las Vegas; daughter, Chrysti (Lance) Anderson of Clovis, Calif.; sisters, Alberta Dobbe of Hilo and Pauline Hong of Kailua, Oahu; brother, Kenneth (Linda) Cinco of Austin, Texas; sister-in-law, Marlene Cinco of Roseville, Mich.; grandchildren, nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Pedro Gumtang Queja, 100, of Hilo died March 11 at home. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was an intermediate school teacher in the Philippines, retired kitchen utility worker at the former Naniloa Surf Hotel and member of the First United Protestant Church in Hilo. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday (May 1) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Elmer (Dolores) Queja of California, Froilan (Rosalind) Queja of Hilo, Onofre (Susan) Queja of California, William (Inez Bidad) Queja and Lemuel Queja of Hilo; daughters, Edita (Robert) Steen of Wisconsin, Mildred Queja of Hilo and Maribel (Bradford) Lee of California; brother, Eliseo Queja of Hilo; 10 grandchildrenand five great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
The Rev. Margaret Mattie Kahi‘ilani Tilini (Lindsey), 56, of Waimea, died April 7. Visitation and family sharing 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at New Hope Waimea. Services at 4 p.m. Dinner pick-up available at end of service as you depart. Flowers welcome. Family condolences and blessings at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Survived by husband, Sione Tilini of Waimea; sons, Kalani (Leilani) Guerrero-Tilini and Naiven (Leysha) Tilini of Waimea, Sione (Keiran) Tilini and Cortney (Tiare) Santiago of Hilo; daughters, Kawehi (Dillon) Tilini and Analeialoha (Ian) Stone of Waimea; siblings, Nelson (Louette) Lindsey, Weston Lindsey and Tamara (Leslie) Purdy of Waimea; hanai sisters, Desiree, Denaise, Doreen, Debbie, Donna, Darlene; hanai parents, mama and papa Delosantos; 14 grandchildren and a great-grandson; hanai grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.