Obituaries for November 17

Patricia Beatrice Mathews Bueb, 97, of Volcano, died Nov. 14 at home. Born in San Jose, Calif., she was an artist. No services. Survived by son, Daniel (Stephanie) Mathews; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ilona Keller Guerrero, 92, of Hawi, died November 7 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born October 17, 1929 in Berlin, Germany, she was a professional dancer, singer, comedienne and author of “On Stage in Three Minutes.” Private services. No flowers or koden (monetary donations). Family requests Amazon purchase of her book, “On Stage in Three Minutes” by Ilona Adams. Survived by husband, Henry Guerrero Sr. of Hawi; stepchildren, Henry Guerrero, Jr. of Maui, Momi (Ben) Akana, Tammy (Oscar) Turcios and Heather Guerrero of Honolulu; hanai daughters, Nina Heller and Tracy Cassutt of California; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.


Sinclair “Bo” Halemano Kahakai Jr. 55, of Hilo died Oct. 27. He was born in Honoulu. Private services. Online condolences: Survived by sons, Dustin Wallace of Oahu, Triton Kahakai of Anchorage, Alaska, Kaipo Anakalea-Kahakai of Spokane, Wash., and Hoku Anakalea-Kahakai of Hilo; daughter, Cherise Anakalea of Anchorage; siblings, Carol (JR) Lewi of Pahoa, Stac (Nise) Kahakai of Anchorage, Zack Kahakai of Arizona, Jean (RoRo) Amaral of Pepeekeo, Bubs (Dorisa) Kahakai, Sev (Andrea) Kahakai, Lani (Ioane) Garmon, Mynah (Eva) Kahakai, Ty (Koa) Kahakai and Bula (Kony) Kaili, all of Anchorage. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Edric Jason Money, 56, of Pahoa died Oct. 14 at home. Born in Campbell, Calif., he was a property manager, drummer and motorcycle enthusiast. Private services. Survived by mother, Barbara (Bill Rogers) Lindquest of Albion, Calif.; siblings, Steve Thiesen of Fort Bragg, Calif., Lia MacDonald of San Diego, Mona Mohr of Sonora, Calif., Lara Silva of Franklin, Tenn., Constance Moss of Santa Fe, N.M., and Adria Moss of Berkeley, Calif.; former wife, Erika Money of Pahoa; seven stepbrothers and stepsisters; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Chester Num Soo Park, 72, of Hilo died Oct. 28 in Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired state vector control inspector and avid bowler and golfer. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Lynne Park of Hilo; daughters, Dayna (Phuong) Park-Nguyen of Seattle and Tami (Kevin Sagawa) Park of Hilo; sister, Susan (Gary) Sunada of Keaau; brothers, James “Jimmy” (Pearl) Park and Melvin Park of Hilo; three grandchildren; uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Kazue “Kay” Y. Shibata, 90, of Hilo, died Oct. 30 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was retired from KTA Super Stores Downtown Hilo store. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by husband, Hisaichi Shibata of Hilo; son, Lane (Gail) Shibata of Hilo; sister, Chieko Komatsu of Honolulu; brothers-in-law, Arthur (Sai) Shibata of Killeen, Texas, Stanley (Susan) Shibata of Sacramento, Calif., and Gary Okunami of Rancho Murieta, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Kinuyo “Kay” Isemoto and Helen (Freckles) Izumo of Hilo, Judy Kawamura of Concord, Calif., Jeannette Nagata of Honolulu, Thelma Spencer of Redding, Calif., and Susan (Kenneth) Ujimori of Kapolei, Oahu; a grandson; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


Caroline Miday Riviera, 87, of Hilo, died Oct. 23 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Papaikou, she was a retired cook for Life Care Center of Hilo and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Private services held. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by sons, Michael K. (Patricia) Riviera of Hilo and Thomas B. Riviera of Berkley, Calif.; daughters, Vanessa (Steven Cardoso Jr.) Riviera and Deborah F. Milare of Hilo; grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Isao Aimoku Sugai, 56 of Ocean View died Nov. 11 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was described as “a man of many talents (who) touched many lives.” Private services at a later date. Online condolences: Survived by spouse, Cindy Sugai of Ocean View; daughter, Mardani P. Sugai of Ocean View. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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