Obituaries for September 5

Joseph “Butchie Boy” Cho Jr., 68, of Hilo died July 26 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a U.S. Army veteran. Private services. No koden (monetary gifts). Online condolences: Survived by son, Joseph “Moki” Cho III of Austin, Texas; daughter, Tai Lee (Alani) Manufekai of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Stella Kahele, Eva DeCoito and Priscilla “Doll” Kahele of Hilo, Lorraine “Lani” Pahio of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Norman Naha of Hilo; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Kanikahekili “Kahe” Kainoa Mitchell Cuizon, 38, of Pahoa died July 15 at Pali Momi Medical Center in Aiea, Oahu. Born in Honolulu, he was a hairstylist. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 11) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 4 p.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Seating limited; face masks and social distancing required. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by fiancée, Serena Mwarey of Keaau; son, Kanikahekili Cuizon of Pahoa; daughters, Kaleinani Mulec-Cuizon, Kalehuanani Mulec-Cuizon, Kawailana Mulec-Cuizon and Ka‘ili‘ula Mulec-Cuizon of Pahoa; parents, Curtis and BeauDrena Lasconia of Mountain View; mother, Jogene Cuizon of Maui; brothers, Keaka (Lavaina) Mitchell of Maui, Kelii (Haley) Mitchell of Oahu, Ikaika (Sade) Perreira and Joseph Mitchell of Pahoa; sisters, Caressa (Tyson) Angel of Keaau, Xanthe (Simeon) Spencer of Oahu, Leilani (Joshua) Luiz and Jewell (Kalei) Mitchell-Jose of Pahoa; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jean Emiko Matsuda, 86, of Kapaau died Sept. 30, 2020, at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in North Kohala, she was a retired shipping supervisor for Kohala Nursery and member of Hawi Jodo Mission and Kohala Okinawa Kenjin Kai. Private services held. Survived by sons, Scot (Lyn) Matsuda of Honolulu, Ted (Kathleen) Matsuda of Kohala, Nat (Jasmine) Matsuda of Phoenix and Kell (Jocelin) Matsuda of Kohala; daughter, Jan (Carl) Beavers of Pahoa; brother, Kensuke (Minako) Arakaki of Torrance, Calif.; brothers-in-law, James “Masa” (Edith) Matsuda of Honolulu and Dennis (Lehua) Matsuda of Las Vegas; sisters-in-law, Tomiko Arakaki, Emiko Arakaki, Teruko (Ben) Davis and Joanne Matsuda of Honolulu, Amy Tamashiro of California; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Paul Monis, 85, of Honokaa died Aug. 23 at North Hawaii Community Hospital in Waimea. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired sandblaster from West Coast Powder &Coating Company in San Diego, member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, former vice-president of Visayans of Hamakua Club and softball player in numerous leagues. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 11) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire; face masks and social distancing required. Survived by companion, Solidad “Sally” Viernes of Honokaa; son, Paul Shane (Victoria) Monis of Columbus, Ind.; brother, Rafael (Roseline) Monis of Kapolei, Oahu; sister, Roselina Monis of Honolulu; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Sharon Perreira, 77, of Hilo, died Aug. 30 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired fingerprint technician for the Hawaii Police Department and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Friday (Sept. 10) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Seating limited; face masks and social distancing required. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Louis Perreira Jr. of Hilo; sons, Roy (Amelia) Hussey of Washington state, Louis (Terriejean Martins) Perreira III and Jay Perreira of Hilo; daughter, Rena (Richard Lewis) Perreira of Hilo; brother, Calvin (Darlene Manuel) Arthur of Oahu; sister, Jorgieanna (John) Amaral of Naalehu; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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