Emory L. Kuhl, 65, of Hilo passed away on Dec. 6. Born in Pennsylvania, he was a State of Hawaii Department of Transportation Highways Division worker. Private service held. Online condolencees: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by partner, Maryann Kuhl of Hilo; daughter, Elizabeth (Dominic Cameron) Kuhl;brothers, James Kuhl and Gordon Kuhl; sister, Linda (Bill) Ferreira; two grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.