Obituaries for May 16

Wayne Kealoha Delo Santos, 65, of Hilo died April 30 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua in Honokaa. Born in Hilo, he was member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Private services held. Survived by brother, Ellsworth (Merle) Delo Santos of Hilo; sister, Carol (Bobby) La Brie of Ookala; children, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Margaret “Ma” Nancy Feliciano, 83, of Hilo died May 10 at home. Born in Kukaiau, she was a homemaker. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by children, Dianalynn Yogi, Keldon (Stephanie) Yogi, Kahealani (Abraham) Poai-Yogi and Cygie (Kaiya) Kamalii of Hilo; brothers, Benjamin Feliciano and Martin (Diane) Feliciano of Paauilo, Pabling “Boy” Feliciano of Honokaa, Dyniss Feliciano and Rhudel Feliciano of Roy, Utah; sisters, Gina DeRego of Honokaa, Buena (Conrad) Giminiz of Puna, Marie (Rodney) Paulos of Waimea, Debbie (Gary) Mendes of Ahualoa, Sheila Feliciano of Kona, Kanani Feliciano of Hilo and Jocelyn (Bradley) Carvalho of Honokaa; seven grandsons. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Lester Kalani Lewi, 69, of Kailua-Kona died April 10 at Life Care Center of Kona. Born March 15 in Honokaa, he was a coffee farmer and a former UPS driver. Services at a later date. Condolences to: Jaydine Manny, P.O. Box 1569, Kealakekua, HI 96750. Survived by son, Jeffrey (Gina Cantiberos) Lewi of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Jaydine (Damon) Manny of Ocean View; sisters, Sandra Lewi, Francine Lewi, Cheryl Caravalho-Lewi and Bernadine Caravalho-Lewi of Kailua-Kona; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Fred McCarley, 64, of Pahoa died May 7. No services. No known family. Survivors are asked to contact Hilo Medical Center at (808) 932-3500 option 3.

Howard Patrick Moreira Jr., 81, of Keaau died April 24 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a heavy equipment operator for Hawaiian Dredging, Joe Powell, and GM Tanaka, and mechanic for Big Isnald Moving and Draying Co. No services. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Ginger Moreira of Keaau; sons, Derrick (Cynthia) Moreira of Hilo, Daryl Moreira of Ocean View and Joshua Knigge of Seattle; daughters, Dalene Moreira of Hilo and Leilani (John) Short of Granite Falls, Wash.; sisters, Geraldine (Gary) Ostendorf of Yelm, Wash., and Barbara Jean (Joe) Daniels of Honolulu; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.


Earl Iwao Mukai, 81, of Keaau died April 19 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Ka‘u, he was a retired boilermaker supervisor for Hawaiian Independent Refinery, worked for the former Terminal Steel, was a U.S. Army veteran and member of International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers Union Local 204 and past president and member of Puna Hongwanji Mission. Public visitation 1-2 p.m. Saturday (May 22) at Puna Hongwanji Mission in Keaau. Military honors at 2 p.m. Private memorial service to follow. Casual attire. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sisters, Lorraine Sueoka of Kaneohe, Oahu, Hiroko Kujubu of Hilo, Jane Hurtle of Kailua, Oahu, and Sarah Bernabe of Waianae, Oahu; sisters-in-law, Paahana “Mary” Mukai of Hilo and Puanani Mukai of Keaau; brother-in-law, Arthur Fernandez of California; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Alan Dennis Schmiedeberg, 67, of Ocean View died March 28 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Park Rapids, Minn., he was a musician. No services. Survived by wife, Sandra Schmiedeberg of Ocean View; stepson, Kirk McKibben of Anchorage, Alaska; stepdaughters, Amy Bradford and Erica (Larry) McKibben-Rathbone of Anchorage, Alaska; sisters, Liana (Bob) Claymore of Hanna Wyo., Judy (Gary) Condiff and Julianne (Carl) Malm of Minnesota; three step-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.