Obituaries for June 18

Lancelot “Lance” “Pastor Lance” “Da Dog” Ako, Jr., 66, of Ocean View died May 2 at home. Born in Kealakekua, he was a pastor for Hope DIA-mend Ministries, terminal agent for the former Aloha Airlines, dog catcher, therapeutic foster parent, security office and crosswalk guard at Ka‘u and Naalehu schools and U.S. Navy veteran. Services will be held at 10 a.m. June 26, 2021, at Hope DIA-mend Ministries at 92-8988 Ginger Blossom, Ocean View 96737. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Ako of Ocean View; daughter, Tiffany (Jeremy) Javier of Maui; sons, Lancelot Kainalu (Hannah) Ako, III of Kailua-Kona, Chadwick Keoni (Uriel Avila Zuniga) Ako of San Diego, CA.; brother, John Keone Ako of Seattle, WA.; 4 grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.