Obituaries for September 23

Annette Kunewa Aquino, 71, of Captain Cook died Sept. 10 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, she was a homemaker, housekeeper at Kona by The Sea, Kanaloa Condominiums, and Kona Hukilau Hotel, cocktail waitress at the King Kamehameha Hotel, attendant at Kona Laundry and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services at a later date. Survived by son, Alexander (Amy) Aquino Jr. of Napoopoo; daughter, Lonnetta (Tammie) Aquino Fukushima of Captain Cook; sister, Marella (Kendall) Hakkei of Honalo; stepdaughter, Suzette (Don) Graycochea of Kahuku, Oahu; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Carlotta Salomon Cablay, 87, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Honolulu and Maui, died Aug. 30 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a hostess/cashier at the Ala Moana and Moana Surfrider hotels and pantry worker at Reef Hotel in Waikiki. Visitation 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Oct. 1, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial of ashes 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 4, at Alae Cemetery in Hilo. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by sons, Conrad (Gabby) Cablay of Mississippi and Terrence (Pamela) Cablay of Kona Palisades; daughters, Carolinda (David) Velez of Honokaa and Pamelyn (Derek) Cablay of Kihei, Maui; sister, Edel Madarang of Goodyear, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and a great-grandchild; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Kelvin Keli‘ikuli Kaho‘opi‘i, 62, of Kapaau died Aug. 28 at home. Born in Kohala, he was a retired stevedore for Young Brothers. Services on Saturday, Oct. 2 in North Kohala. Survived by his wife, Denise Hayes Kaho‘opi‘i; father, Albert Kaho‘opi‘i; brothers, Albert Kaho‘opi‘i Jr., Matthew Kaho‘opi‘i, Dale Ho‘opai and Sheldon Kaho‘opi‘i; sons, Jason Chai Wilson, Ikaika Keli‘ikuli Kaho‘opi‘i; daughters, Nicole Hayes, Staci Lopez and Ashley Miles; grandchildren, nieces, nephews; grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Geraldine “Gerry” N. Rivera, 74, of Holualoa died Sept. 15 at home. Born in Kolo, South Kona, she was a retired custodian at Konawaena Elementary School and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services at a later date. Monetary condolences: David K. Rivera, P.O. Box 1, Holualoa, HI 96725. Survived by son, David Rivera of Holualoa; brothers, Arnold (Frances) Haalilio of Hilo, Wilfred (Maggie) Haalilio of Honaunau and David (Lorrieann) Haalilio of Kealakekua; sisters, Nellie Takahashi of Hilo and Jasmine Angeleo of Las Vegas.; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Wah Fook “Biba” Bernard Yung, 101, of Hilo died Aug. 25 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a retired cable splicer supervisor for the former Hawaiian Telephone Co. and U.S. Army World War II veteran. Private services held. Survived by sons, Benedict Ah Lun (Bebe) Yung and Benson Ah Loy Yung; daughters, Bernadette (Lester) Seto and Bernell (Alfred) Isabel; hanai son, Benedict Ah Loy (Toni) Yung Isabel Sr.; 13 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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