Obituaries for June 8

Elizabeth Jane Angelo Alameida, 79, of Ahualoa died April 25 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honokaa, she was a former candy packer at Hawaiian Holiday, a kitchen worker at T.Kaneshiro Store, later retired from KTA Deli in Waimea and was a member of the Kalopa Hawaii Pidgin Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Private services will be held. Condolences may be sent to “Alameida Ohana,” P.O. Box 1421 Honokaa, Hawaii 96727. Survived by sons, Edwin Alameida Jr. and Jerome (Nepal Greenlee) Alameida of Ahualoa; daughter, Teresa (Clifford Chuck III) Alameida of Honokaa; brothers, Joe (Barbara) Arrojo of California and Gary (Danette) Arrojo of Maui; sister Irene (Thomas) Malendres of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Dianna Alameda of Ahualoa and Patricia Arrojo of Papaikou; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Dominga Collado Dalipog, 86, of Keaau died May 18 at her residencee. Born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a homemaker and member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa. Visitation 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, June 18 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services 6 p.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Homelani Memorial Park (Ilima Section). Survived by sons, Caesar (Mila) Dalipog of Keaau and Mauro Dalipog of Philippines; daughters, Aida Cabotage of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, Teresita (Alberto) Belmes, Ruby Dalipog, Evelyn Dalipog and Vilma (Romel) Badilla, all of Hawaiian Paradise Park; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James Otis “Kanak” Palama Sr., 80, of Hilo died May 25 at Hawaii Care Choices, formerly Hospice of Hilo. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired bridge maintenance worker for the state government. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes noon-4 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Kaiona Beach Park in Waimanalo, Oahu. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by wife, Catherine Palama of Hilo; daughters, Norine (Frederick) Wong of Waimanalo, Memory (Nathan) Neves, Jamie (Carter) Spencer and Monica Palama of Hilo, Ramona (George) Crawford of Nanakuli, Oahu; hanai daughters, Jaysha Gardner, Jasmine Gardner and Tasha-Ann Gardner of Hilo; stepdaughters, Shervelle Gardner of Kalihi, Oahu, and Desiree (Jay) Lee of Waipahu, Oahu; sons, James Otis (Rosemarie) Palama Jr. and Raymond Palama of Waimanalo, William (Darnyl) Palama of Hilo; hanai sons, Jonathan Gardner, Joseph Gardner and Terrance Gardner of Hilo; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Conchita “Connie” Palacol Sahagun, 72, of Papaikou died May 27 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Papaikou, she was a retired employee for the state Attorney General Child Support Enforcement Agency, member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Filipino Catholic Club, Kalanianaole School class of 1964 and Hilo High School class of 1967. Drive-through urn visitation 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, June 13, at the Dodo Mortuary upper carport. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by husband, Rudy Sahagun of Papaikou; daughter, Christie (Jason) Zimmer of Keaau; son, Ron (Rachel) Sahagun of Las Vegas; brothers, Felipe (Daisy) Rosario of San Bruno, Calif. and Juan (Victoria) Palacol Jr. of Bothell, Wash.; sisters, Clarita (Ed) Ayson of Mililani, Oahu, and Nancy (Allen) Peterson of Vancouver, Wash.; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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