Wayne Thomas Kiwaha Sr., 72, of Kealia died April 21 at home. Born in Kealakekua, he was a retired state Highways Division heavy equipment operator, former butcher for Kona Meat and U.S. Army veteran. Services at a later date. Condolences to: Emelia Kiwaha, P.O. Box 585, Honaunau, HI 96726. Survived by wife, Emelia Kiwaha of Kealia; sons, Wayne (Joli) Kiwaha Jr. of Nevada and Wryen Kiwaha; daughters, Wrynna (Harry) Arruda and Wrendi (Troy) Omori of Kealia; hanai son, Brian Dinson of Kealia; brother, Herbert Kiwaha Jr. of Honaunau; sisters, Victoria Dinson of Kealia and Jacqueline (Gilberto) Torres of Ewa Beach, Oahu; hanai brothers, George Cipriano of Kailua-Kona and Matthew (Pearl) Cipriano of California; hanai sisters, Geraldine (Calvin) Ely of Texas, Marilee (Kanaha) Alapai of Kailua-Kona and Imogene Cipriano-Keka of Kealakekua; seven grandchildren: aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Robert “Billy” Donald Perreira, 72, of Honomu died April 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he owned Plantation Memories Antique Shop and was a member of Rivers of Grace Church of God. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at Reed’s Bay in Hilo. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by sisters, Luana (Walter) Leite and Leilani Anderson of Hilo, Bernadette (Manuel) Amar of Pepeekeo; stepdaughters, Shannon “Queenie” Kawamoto and Georgette (Jim) Young of Las Vegas; sister-in-law, Marilyn Perreira of Kailua-Kona; aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Satsue “Stella” Watanabe, 97, of Hilo died April 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Mountain View, she was a retired seamstress and member of Taishoji Soto Mission. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Wilton Watanabe and Earlton Watanabe of Hilo; daughter, Lorene Higa of Hilo; sister, Aiko Fujimoto of Hilo; sister-in-law, Makiko Ohashi of Hilo; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Velma Lynn Kaleina‘alapuaokalani Warfield, 71, of Hilo died April 29 in Keaukaha. Born in Hilo, she was a retired real estate agent for Mabes Crowell Realty and member of Waiakea Baptist Bible Church. Private services held. Survived by husband, Richard Pono Warfield of Hilo; sons, Shannon (Kaleo) Warfield of Waimea and Dr. Keahi (Naomi Ahu) Warfield of Keaukaha; daughters Nalani (Liusa) Laititi of Volcano and Hinano (Milton) Nahinu of Waialua, Oahu; eight grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.