Obituaries for November 4

Nathan Denis Astrande, 44, of Keaau died at Oct. 13 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo and raised in Keaau, he was a driver for Hawaii Food Alliance. Services at a later date. Survived by daughters, Shanaya Astrande-Pacheco (Mitchell Souza) and Shaiann Astrande of Keaau; mother of daughters, Shaydee Pacheco of Pepeekeo, mother, Pauline Astrande of Keaau, father, Warlito Astrande of Keaau; partner, Hokulani Wela of Keaau; a granddaughter, a nephew, an uncle, aunts and cousins.

Wilhelmina Lei Tin Loy Carvalho, 83, of Kapaau died Sept. 24 at home. She was born in Kapaau. Private services Wednesday, Nov. 24. Condolences to: Donna Gamiao, P.O. Box 96, Kaunakakai, HI 96748 or Survived by children, Byron (Hualalai) Carvalho, Gwendolyn “Kanani” (Vanessa) Carvalho, Donna (Jason) Gamiao and Andrew “Kalei” K.L. Carvalho; siblings, Walter “Boogie” (Darnell) Tin Loy, Lucy Corpuz and Hannah (Charles) Halliwell; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Christine Tepa Kehaulani Farias, 44, of Waimea died Oct. 7 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker and member of St. James Episcopal Church in Waimea. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by sons, Edward James La‘iku Farias of Waimea and Charles Josh Laule‘a Farias of Waimea; parents, Edward and Joletta Lindsey “Joey” Cordeiro of Waimea; cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

John Michael Heaukulani Sr., 70, of Kalopa died Sept. 29 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired metal and glass engraver and a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran. Private services. Survived by sons, John (Elaine) Heaukulani Jr. of Las Vegas and Joel Heaukulani of Florida; brother, George (Patricia) Heaukulani of England and Ed (Debra) Heaukulani of Honaunau; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Joanne Hardt Kaohi, 87, of Kawaihae, died Oct. 29 at home. Born in Portland, Ore., she was a retired accountant for Theo Davies and Co. and member of the University of Oregon Alpha Phi sorority. Service info at a later date. Survived by son, Ellsworth Kaohi Jr. of Volcano; daughters, Roslyn (Steven) Choi of Kalaheo, Kauai, and Kimberly Kaohi of Honolulu; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; family and friends. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.


Todd Mitchell Wood, 58, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 23 at home. Born in Garden Grove, Calif., he was a roofer and salesman-installer at Indich Rug Collections. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Sheri Wood of Kailua-Kona; sons, Tyler (Erica) Wood of Bothell, Wash., and Dalton Wood of Kailua-Kona; brother, Brad (Tammy) Wood of Dana Point, Calif.; half-brothers, Brian (Victoria) Wood and Chad Wood of Orlando, Fla.; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Linda Ann Yoshida, 73, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 24 at home. Born in Kealakekua, she was a housewife. No services. Survived by husband, Harry Yoshida of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Myra de la Torre of Kailua-Kona, Elsa (Brandon) Ramirez of Denver and Nara (John) Vance of Colorado Springs, Colo.; sisters, Sharon De Guair of Kailua-Kona, Jennifer (Philip) Snowden of Mountain View and Diane Tokumura of Captain Cook; brother, Charles (Linda) De Guair of Kailua-Kona; eight grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.