Obituaries for April 20

Joanne Kikue Arita, 74, of Hilo died Feb. 8 at home. Born in Olaa, she was a secretary for the former Arita Auto Repair, clerk for Prudential Insurance and cafeteria worker for Sodexo Hawaii at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by brother, Alan (Gail) Shiraishi of Hilo; sister, Stella (Jerry) Itamura of Torrance, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Gwen Santos and Cathy Arita of Pepeekeo, Roxanne Nagasako of Hilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.