Obituaries for August 19

Sina Pi‘o Laga‘aia Asiata Church, 72, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 13. She was born in Fa‘a‘ala, Savai‘i, Samoa. Private services at Ballard Family Mortuary Hilo Chapel with burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Online condolences: Survived by husband, Roger; sons, Tafale Lopa (Martha) of Manteca, Calif., Julian (Ali‘itasi) Church of Fontana, Calif., Corneille (Cori) Church of Amarillo, Texas, and Iese (Landy) Uli of Riverside, Calif.; daughter Jenny (Cardinal) Liufau of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; brother Iotama (Olita) Pi‘o of New Zealand; 14 grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.

Tracy “Our Angel” Anna Dela Cruz, 50, of Honomu died Aug. 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a member of the Honomu Good Shepherd Church. Visitation 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 25) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 6 p.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Cremation to follow. Survived by mother, Doreen Dela Cruz of Honomu; brother, Eugene Dela Cruz Jr. of Honomu; sisters, Shelly Dela Cruz of Honomu and Jolyn Dela Cruz of Papaikou; aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, grandnephews and a niece. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Allan Wesley Humble, 71, of Ocean View died June 15 at home. Born October 13 in Toronto, he was a retired custodian for Cascade Elementary School in Washington state, a former auto mechanic and U.S. Army National Guard veteran. Private service. For information call or text (425) 445-2427. Condolences to: Samantha Humble, P.O. Box 6479, Ocean View, HI 96737. Survived by wife, Teresa Humble of Washington; daughters, Cheryl Cho of Michigan, Melanie Zuelzke of Washington and Samantha Humble of Ocean View; sister, Linda (Mike) McNeley of Washington; brother, Bunky (Linda) Humble of Washington; a granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Henry “Honey Boy” Vernon Kaleimomi Kahananui, 68, of Captain Cook, died Aug. 14 at Kona Community Hospital. Born July 14, 1953 in Kalaoa, he was a photographer, spiritual healer, former construction worker and painter. Private services. Condolences to: Arlene Kahananui, P.O. Box 1667, Kealakekua, HI 96750. Survived by wife, Arlene Kahananui of Captain Cook; children, Henriann (Aaron Mori) Kahananui of Holualoa, Vicky-Ann (Kaika) Adric of Kaumana, Traciann Kahananui of Kailua-Kona, Henry (Leilani Spencer) Kahananui Jr. and Kevin Kahananui of Captain Cook; hanai sons, Nephi Agustin of Kailua-Kona, Jason Alani of Hookena and Harold Crowell of Honolulu; siblings, Virgie Shim and Luther Kahoalii of Honolulu, Hattie Feltman of Arizona, Joseph (Karen) Kahananui Jr. of Maui, Clarence Kahananui of Kailua-Kona; 17 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.


Seisho Oshiro, 99, of Hilo died Aug. 8 at a care home in Keaau. Born in Paauhau, he was the retired owner and general contractor of Oshiro Contractor Inc. and a member of Puna Hongwanji Mission, Hawaii Island Contractors Association and Hui Okinawa. Public visitation 4-5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Private memorial service to follow. Casual attire. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by daughters, Clara (Nelson) Rego of Hilo, Donna (Robert Ishikawa) Oshiro of Hanapepe, Kauai; sons, Stanley (Susan) Oshiro of Kona and Raymond (Ellen) Oshiro of North Richland Hills, Texas; sisters-in-law, Sadako Oshiro of Honolulu, Yuki Oshiro of Kaneohe, Oahu, and June Oshiro of Kailua, Oahu; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Mona Lydia Entet Voeller, 88, of Kaneohe, Oahu, died July 30 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker, worked at the former Liberty house, and the former Ethel’s at Ala Moana Center and member of Ladies Alter Rosary Society of St. Ann Catholic Church in Kaneohe. Service 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, at Hawaii Memorial Park in Kaneohe. Online condolences: Survived by sons, Rusty Voeller, Kalani Voeller, Mark Voeller, Scott Voeller and Ekela Voeller; daughters, Tracy Voeller and Lei Voeller; sister, Joann Rodrigues; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangememts by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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