Obituaries for May 7

Benjamin Benedict Badua Sr., 83, of Kukuihaele died April 24 at home. Born in Honolulu and raised in Kohala, he was a retired refrigeration mechanic for the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and owner of Uncle Ben’s Helping Hands Massage Therapy. Visitation 9 -11 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea. Service at 11 a.m. Casual and aloha attire; no wreaths. Survived by sons, Ben Badua Jr. of Kailua-Kona and Roger Badua of Mililani, Oahu; brothers, Alfred (Aina) Badia of Oahu, Douglas (Carmela) Badua and Kenneth (Darlene) Badua of Kohala, Jerry (Julie) Badua of Hilo; sister, Shirley Badua of Kohala; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.