Obituaries for May 4

Herbert Patrick Aguiar, 75, of Pahoa died April 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired Hawaii Community Correctional Center adult corrections officer and U.S. Navy Vietnam War veteran. Private services held. Survived by wife, Sri B. Aguiar of Pahoa; daughters, Fatima P. Aguiar of Pahoa and Kimberly Aguiar of Texas; son, Ibrahim Aguiar of Pahoa; brothers, Michael S. (Betty Lou) Aguiar of Mountain View and Thomas John (Michelle) Aguiar of Columbus, Ohio; sister, Antonia A. Aguiar of Columbus. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Andrew Avalino Carvalho, aka Moke Carvalho and Henry Carvalho, 85, of Kapaau died April 5 at home. He was born in Halaula. Graveside urn committal service 10 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Halawa Catholic Cemetery in Kapaau. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Wilhelmina TinLoy Carvalho; children, Debbie (Sanford) Nagatori, Sharon M. (Leo) Carvalho-Kahaloa, Byron (Hualalai) Carvalho, Gwendolyn “Kanani” (Vanessa) Carvalho, Donna (Jason) Gamiao and Andrew K.L. “Kalei” Carvalho; sister, Lorraine (Robert) Glory; 13 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Ann Houseworth Cooke, 92, of Hawi died May 1 at home. Born in Sunbury, Pa., she was a retired elementary teacher who taught at private schools in Millbrook, N.Y. and Santa Barbara, Calif.. Services at a later date. Survived by son, Jeff (Janet) Cooke of Hawi; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Francis Anthony Garifo, 80, of Kailua-Kona died April 15 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in New York, he was a sales representative for PING and member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Services held. Survived by wife, Mary Garifo of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Paula (Bryan) Knight of Kailua-Kona and Roxanne (Diane Tell) Garifo-Tell of Arizona; son, Gregory (Greg Grantham) Garifo of Arizona; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Tyler-Jay (Kaika, Kaiks) Ikaika Anuenue O Ka Malia Kai Moses Kuahiwinui, 34, of Keaau died March 15. He was a self-employed musician and automobile mechanic. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services/celebration of life at 10:30 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by life partner, Amber Makuakane of Keaau; sons, Keldon Tobias and Aaron Makuakane of Keaau; daughter, Alana Makuakane of Keaau; mother, Bernadine Kuahiwinui of Pahoa; father, Kenneth Kaupu of Pahoa; sisters, Trisha-Marie Kaupu-Kuahiwinui of Maui and Cheyenne Ku‘ulei (Josiah) Quihano-Ogo of Pahoa; brother, Edward-John “Lono” (Shaneece-Mae) Kaupu-Kuahiwinui of Pahoa; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Henry “Sonny” “Cowboy” Meyer Jr., 90, of Kapulena died April 15 at home. Born in Paauilo, he was a plumber and carpenter for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., member of Kona Seniors Bowling League and Hawaii Army National Guard veteran. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by daughters, Janice (Orson) Wilcox of Honokaa and Kathy (Kimo) Stone of Waimea; son, Gordon (Leonette) Meyer of Honokaa, 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Maureen Sumie Niimi, 67, of Hilo died April 10 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was retired from Hawaii Medical Service Association and was a paraprofessional tutor at E.B. de Silva Elementary School. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by brother, Jeffrey Kondo of Oahu; sister, Pauline Kondo of Hilo; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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