Obituaries for January 4

Michael Henry Echavez, 56, of Honokaa died Nov. 30 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Honokaa, he was a former maintenance engineer for Aston Shores, former boat and auto builder and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 8) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa; Eulogy at 9:45 a.m. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalopa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire; no flowers. Seating limited; face masks and social distancing required. Survived by wife, Lorenza “Lorie” Echavez of Honokaa; sons, Brandon Echavez of Walla Walla, Wash., Brian Echavez of Honokaa and Mitchell (Melanie Ebreo) Echavez of Waikoloa; hanai daughter, Lei Benanua of Honokaa; sister, Tina Stevenson of Oklahoma; stepbrothers, Ronald (Sherry) Cambra of California and Clayton (Connie Tu) Cambra of Honokaa; a granddaughter; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.