John Maluae Kum Choy Ah Quin, 67, of Hauula, Oahu, and Mountain View died May 13 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a mason. Private service held. Survived by wife, Doreen Kalili Ah Quin of Mountain View; sons, John Ah Quin Jr., Jamison (Leo) Ah Quin and Javan (Wailani) Ah Quin; daughters, Janella Ah Quin, Leona (Aisea) Pupou and LeighReen (Sam) Kaupu III; sister, Evan-Lou Meafou; 25 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Nickolas Aiona Aka, 41, of Oceanside, Calif., formerly of Keaau, died April 4 in Oceanside. Born in Hilo, he was a U.S. Marine Corps major and aviation supply officer at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Private services held. Survived by wife, Roxanne Aiona Aka of Oceanside; son, Kalikinoah H. Aiona Aka of Oceanside; daughter, Zoie Aiona Aka of Oceanside; father, William L. Aiona Aka of Keaau; mother, Edna (Jim Chestnut) Arakawa of Volcano; brother, Neilson (Kauimaeole) Aiona Aka of Las Vegas; sister, Chelsie (Leo) Kavitz of South Korea; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Annie Kenoi, 72, of Hilo died May 11 at Hilo Medical Center, Born in Hilo, she was member of The Apostolic Faith Church in Hilo. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 27, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Survived by brother, Napoleon Kenoi of Hilo; sisters, Pearl Kawahara and Mary (Robert) DeMotta of Hilo, Lillian Bernardez of Indiana. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
James “Kimo” “Mo” Hoapili Teri‘iho‘ohuna‘ari‘i Keohokalole, 83, of Mountain View died April 9 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a maintenance mechanic with the University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, 1955 graduate of Castle High School and member of ‘Ohana Lehua Bonsai Club in Hilo and Kaneohe Congregational Church. Private family memorial services 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 12 at Kaneohe Congregational Church. Public visitation at 10:30 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by wife, Barbara Keohokalole of Mountain View; daughter, Shari Keohokalole of Keaau; sister, Emalia Keohokalole of Kaneohe; brothers, Adrian (Marilyn) Keohokalole and Dennis Keohokalole of Kaneohe; a grandson; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Paul Mercado Sr., 98, of Keaau died May 2 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. He was born in Kalaoa. Celebration of life and inurnment at a later date. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by sons, Paul Mercado and James Mercado; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
Diana Leialoha Rabang, 73, of Kapaau died May 9 at home. Born in Kapaau, she was a retired custodian and bus driver for Kohala school complex and member of the Kohala Hawaiian Civic Club, Kohala Community Athletic Association and Hawi Catholic Church. Private services. Survived by wife, Luanna Rabang of Kapaau; son, Newton Rabang of Kapaau; hanai daughter, Cheryl Cabrera of Kapaau; brothers, Esteban (Moira) Rabang Jr. and Samson (Marla) Rabang of Kapaau; sisters, Rachel Hiraoka, Marylin Kumukoa, Patricia (Lawrence) Pasco and Jerby Ito of Kapaau; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Francisco Garro Vallente, 89, of Waimea died April 11 at Hale Hoola Hamakua in Honokaa. Born in Bacarra, Philippines, he was a worker for Nakamoto Farms and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Friday, May 28, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Graveside service at 11 a.m. at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by daughters, Narcisa Galas of Captain Cook, Dominga Vallente of Paauhau and Vicky (Jimmy) Juan of Waimea; son, Modesto (Asuncion) Vallente of Honokaa; sisters, Maria Queja and Carmen Afaga of Philippines; brothers, Marcelino Vallente of Honokaa and Juan Vallente of Waimea; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.