Helen Leinaala Doria, 85, of Captain Cook died June 7 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hilo, she was an executive sous chef at the former Kona Hilton Hotel and member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church. Services at a later date. Survived by sons, Joseph (Desiree) Doria Jr. of Kealakekua and Kimo (Douri) Doria of Captain Cook; daughters, Alberta (Bryan) Allen of Kirkland, Wash., and Penelope (John) Souza of Captain Cook; sisters, Faye Medeiros of South Kona and Pearl (Mike) Hind of Kailua-Kona; brother, Bucky Leslie of Captain Cook; daughter-in-law, Laura Doria of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Yvonne Leslie of Honaunau, Loretta Cambra of Hawaii Kai, Oahu, and Nancy Foster of Minnesota; 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ichiro Nakamura, 91, of Hilo died June 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired backhoe operator and security guard for Jas. W. Glover and former pig farmer. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Bobby Nakamura of Kona and Bruce (Leslie) Nakamura of Hilo; daughters, Lorna (Willy) Misech of Hilo, Marsha (Walter) Nagai of Keaau, Debra (Kevan) Tomono and Yvonne Santos of Hilo; sisters, Sayeko (Tatsu) Furuken and Sanae Moikeha of Oahu; brother, Robert (Theta) Nakamura of Oahu; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Danny Kaonohi Puou, 77, of Honaunau died June 17 at home. Born in South Kona, he was a carpenter for the state Department of Accounting and General Services. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Vanessa Puou of Honaunau; sons, Joseph (Tracy) Puou and Shannon Puou of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Kahaleohu (Samson Villanueva) Colburn of Kailua-Kona, Olanialii (Antoni Pua) Colburn of Ocean View and Naaiakalani Colburn of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Lawrence (Helen) Puou of Holualoa and Joseph (Joyce) Puou of Nanakuli, Oahu; sisters, Julia Waters of Kalaoa, Kona, and Constance Freeman of New Mexico; sisters-in-law, Darlyne Puou of Opihihale and Vicki Puou of Kailua, Oahu; ex-wife, Diana Puou of Kailua-Kona; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ryan Yukiharu Santos, 34, of Hilo died June 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a drilling machine operator for Delima Drilling. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by mother, Yvonne Santos of Hilo; father, Lance Santos of Volcano; sister, Kira Santos of Hilo; brother, Kurt Santos of Hilo; maternal grandfather, Ichiro Nakamura of Hilo (who died later the same day); a niece, a nephew, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Robert Hoit Traeger, 94, of Kailua-Kona died June 2 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Auburn, Wash., he was a vice president and manager of an electrical audio products manufacturing company, member of Keauhou Yacht Club and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Blosom Traeger of Kailua-Kona; sons, Paul (Trina) Traeger of Seattle and John (Annette) Traeger of Issaquah, Wash.; daughter, Lisa (Erik) Ericson of Denver; sister, Phyllis Rose of the mainland; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Carl Bruce Warner, 89, of Kailua-Kona died June 21 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Lincoln, Neb., he was an electrical contractor, technician for International Technology, charter fishing captain and U.S. Army and Navy veteran. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Lona Warner of Kailua-Kona; son, Steve (Stephanie) Warner of Torrance, Calif.; daughters, Marie (George) Lepper and Lona (Mike) Guiza of California, Ronona (Wazza) Cuffe of Australia; sister, Ann Rollins of Kailua-Kona; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary