Obituaries for August 30

Eva Eiko Arakawa, 96, of Hilo died Aug. 23 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired accountant for Mitsui in New York City and graduate of Hilo High School. No services. Survived by sister, Sylvia (Harvard) Dea of San Bruno, Calif.; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Benjamin “Ben” Barrett, 62, of Mountain View died July 13 at home. Born in Gainesville, Ga., he was a U.S. Navy retiree and golfer. Services at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 at a later date to be published online. Online condolences: Survived by wife, Susan Barrett of Mountain View; son, Sam Barrett of Lake Geneva, Wis.; daughters, Anna Barrett of Morrisville, Vt., and Kanani Barrett of Hawi; sister, Mary Leola Hale of Salt Lake City, Utah. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.


Patrice “Patti” F.M. Carvalho, 62, of Hilo died Aug. 16 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pahala, she was a retired educational assistant at E.B. de Silva Elementary School. Private services held. Survived by husband, Jacinth Carvalho of Hilo; daughter, Britny (Vince) Carvalho of Hilo; sons, Brandon (Kristy) Carvalho of Kona, JR (Kahea) Carvalho and Josh (Ana) Carvalho of Hilo; sisters, Judy Ebanez and Myra (Dennis) Imanaka of Hilo; brothers, Jimmy (Julie) Ebanez, Clyde (Joanne) Ebanez and JR Ebanez of Hilo; nine grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

George B. Enter, also known as George Shippey, 56, of Hilo died Aug. 13. He was born on the Island of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. No services. Online condolences: Survived by sons, Justin Ponapart, Russell Shippey and Georgie Shippey; daughter, Alisha Shippey; mother, Kiniya H. Shippey; siblings, Rocky (Mashaide) Holden, Kimiya (John) Shippey-Matthews, Russell Shippey, Robert Shippey, Mike Shippey, Tregar Shippey, and Mooka Alfons, five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Eiko Fujino, 88, of Paauilo died Aug. 16 at home. Born in Ookala, she was a retired custodian for the former Hamakua Sugar Co. and member of Paauilo Hongwanji Mission and Paauilo Camp Kumiai. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Gordon (Annie) Fujino of Kailua-Kona and Garret (Joyce Kagawa) Fujino of Honolulu; daughters, Glynis Yamada and Gayle (Tony) Pavao of Keaau; brother, Charles (Amy) Awazu of Orange County, Calif.; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Hayame Goma, 100, of Honokaa died July 2 at home. Born in Captain Cook, she was retired from the former Honokaa Hospital and a member of Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Private services held. Survived by children and grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Nadao “Nada” Honda, 86, of Kalopa died July 25 at home. Born in Kalopa, he was a retired garage superintendent for the former Paauhau and Hamakua sugar companies, member of Honokaa Judo Club, Kalopa/Kaapahu Homestead Kumiai, HK Senior Softball League coach, past president of the Paauilo Hongwanji Mission Kyodan, former member of the Hamakua Young Farmers, volunteer at Hamakua Jodo Mission, instructor for Honokaa Quigong Club and U.S. Air Force veteran. Private services held. No koden (monetary donations). Survived by wife, Ann Miyoko Honda of Kalopa; sons, Orrin (Kelli) Honda of Honokaa and Ronald Honda of Kaimuki, Oahu; daughters, Hilda (Sam Bannister) Yagong and Marie (Michael Abran) Honda of Waimea; sisters, Hisae Watanabe of Hilo and Shigeko Mukai of Pearl City, Oahu; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Eulanda Mae “Linda” Kiyotsuka, 75, of Hilo died June 9 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker. Private family services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by son, Paul (Raelyn) Kiyotsuka of Hilo; daughter, Fay (Felix Daguro) Nosaka of Keaau; brother, Thomas Dela Cruz of Hilo; sister, Jan Hasegawa of Pepeekeo; two grandsons; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Lydia Kanoe Koko, 83, of Pahoa and Honolulu died Aug. 15 in Hilo. She was born on Maui. Private services at a later date. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.