Obituaries for May 15

Ralph Etsuo Fujiyama, 70, of Hilo died April 11 at Hilo Benioff Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was owner-operator of Kinoole Auto Care. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Online condolences: Survived by wife, JiSoon “Linda” Fujiyama; brothers, Stanley (Judith) Fujiyama and Burt (HyeSun “Eri”) Fujiyama; sister, Linda (Lester) Mende; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.