Obituaries for February 29

Mabel Ilima Kaua, 87, of Hilo died Feb. 8. Born in Kohala, she worked in Coordinated Services for the county and was a member of Pillar of the Church of the Living God. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Friday, March 8, at Ballard Family Mortuary Chapel. Service at 11 a.m. Survived by sons, Guy (Marvi) Ching and Delbert “Pee-Wee” Ching Jr.; daughter, Cheryl-Ann Ching; stepchildren, Joey (Peggy) Kaua, Shane Kaua, John (Caroline) Kaua, Merle (Sidney) Liborio and Tammy Kaua; brother, Emil Bader; sisters Anna Sugata and Karleen Spaulding; two grandchildren, 16 step-grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.