Obituaries for February 8

Filipe “Leppy” “Cowboy” S. Cuison, 86, of Hilo died Dec. 28 at home. Born in Hilea, Ka‘u, he was a retired journeyman welder for the former Ka‘u Sugar Co., owner of Akaka Falls Inc. Farm, and U.S. Army National Guard veteran. Graveside service noon Friday (Feb. 11) at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Online condolences: Survived by daughter, Salena Andrade of Hilo; sons, Robert (Alison) Cuison of Hilo and Mathias (Tracy) Cuison of Ka‘u; sister, Evelyn Jensven of Oahu; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.