Obituaries for May 12

Alberto Garcia Dalmacio, 69, of Pahoa died Nov. 20, 2020, in Tarlac, Philippines. Born in the Philippines, he was a papaya farmer and retired plantation worker for the former Hamakua Sugar Co. Visitation, 5-6 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life/ memorial services at 6 p.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Scattering of ashes 11 a.m. Sunday, May 23, at Laupahoehoe Point. Survived by wife, Adelaida Dalmacio of Pahoa; sons, Alvin (Amelyn) Dalmacio of Hilo, Abner (Ruselin Calabucal) Dalmacio of Keaau and Ariel (Stacey Gentry) Dalmacio of Pahoa; brothers, Teofilo Dalmacio of the Philippines, Regino (Letty) Dalmacio of Pahoa, Oscar (Elisa) Dalmacio of Paauilo, Felemon (Fermina) Dalmacio and Charlie (Bhel) Dalmacio of Puna; sisters, Florentina (Panfilo Sr.) Malicdem, Daisy Eisma and Letty (Roger) Carlos of Kona, Marie Costales and Evaline (Raymond) Kow of Hilo, Elsie (Jing) Malong and Elma Dalmacio of the Philippines; mother-in-law, Narcisa Baun of the Philippines; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for May 11

Anita Caberto Calso, 70, of Hilo died May 1 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Narvacan, Philippines, she worked for a private hotel cleaning services company. Visitation from 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 16, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services at 4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary Crematory. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by husband, Andres Calso of Hilo; daughter, Jennifer (Ryan) Barcena of the Philippines; brother, Joel Caberto of the Philippines; sister, Rosita Caberto of the Philippines; brothers in-law, Felix “Jhing” (Rachael) Calso of Keaau and Angel “Ghil” (Liza) Calso of Lanai; sisters in-law, Lourdes (Clemente “Celino”) Andaya of Hilo, Emilia Galdones of the Philippines and Marcelina (Ninoy) Barcena of Lanai; two grandsons; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for May 10

Wayne Thomas Kiwaha Sr., 72, of Kealia died April 21 at home. Born in Kealakekua, he was a retired state Highways Division heavy equipment operator, former butcher for Kona Meat and U.S. Army veteran. Services at a later date. Condolences to: Emelia Kiwaha, P.O. Box 585, Honaunau, HI 96726. Survived by wife, Emelia Kiwaha of Kealia; sons, Wayne (Joli) Kiwaha Jr. of Nevada and Wryen Kiwaha; daughters, Wrynna (Harry) Arruda and Wrendi (Troy) Omori of Kealia; hanai son, Brian Dinson of Kealia; brother, Herbert Kiwaha Jr. of Honaunau; sisters, Victoria Dinson of Kealia and Jacqueline (Gilberto) Torres of Ewa Beach, Oahu; hanai brothers, George Cipriano of Kailua-Kona and Matthew (Pearl) Cipriano of California; hanai sisters, Geraldine (Calvin) Ely of Texas, Marilee (Kanaha) Alapai of Kailua-Kona and Imogene Cipriano-Keka of Kealakekua; seven grandchildren: aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Obituaries for May 9

Jacob Aki Jr., 75, of Waikoloa, died May 3 in Waikoloa. Born in Honolulu, he was a construction worker. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by spouse, Mamo; sons, Robert (Gina) Aki of Lodi, Calif., and Jeff (Chelsie) Kinsey of Garden Grove, Calif.; daughters, Carol (Paul) Tsushima of Redlands, Calif., Susan (Jim) Sanford of Saugus, Calif., and Malia Kinsey of Kapaau; brothers, Edward (Susie) Aki of Texas and Daniel (Fran) Aki of Kauai; sister, Sharon Lauriat of Louisville, Ken.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services provided by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for May 6

George Francis Acia III, 64, of Waimea died May 7, 2020. Born in California, he was a tile setter who enjoyed family camping and fishing trips. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Alae Cemetery. Celebration of life 1-7 p.m. at Onekahakaha Beach Park pavilions six and seven. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by wife, Alita Acia; sons, Gary Gouveia, Joshua Acia, Kaleo Navas-Clark, Hunter Acia and Jordan Acia; daughters, Angela Gouveia-Trimm, Christina Acia, Wendy Navas, Kristy Acia and Jenna Acia; brothers, Dominic Acia, Paul Rodrigues and Peter Rodrigues; sisters, Georgeann Flemmings, Louise Perez, Christina Acia and Beatrice Daijogo; 13 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for May 4

Herbert Patrick Aguiar, 75, of Pahoa died April 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired Hawaii Community Correctional Center adult corrections officer and U.S. Navy Vietnam War veteran. Private services held. Survived by wife, Sri B. Aguiar of Pahoa; daughters, Fatima P. Aguiar of Pahoa and Kimberly Aguiar of Texas; son, Ibrahim Aguiar of Pahoa; brothers, Michael S. (Betty Lou) Aguiar of Mountain View and Thomas John (Michelle) Aguiar of Columbus, Ohio; sister, Antonia A. Aguiar of Columbus. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for May 3

Lloyd Roswell “Kona” Berman, 82, of Kailua-Kona died April 13 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale. Born in Kealakekua, he was a salesman for Kona Gas Co., bellman at the former Kona Surf Hotel, security officer at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole, member of Kona Athletics Softball Club, Christ Church Episcopal Church and U.S. Navy veteran. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. He is survived by his wife, Ulalia Kaai Berman of Kailua-Kona; sons, Michael (Lisa) Berman and Analu Berman, all of Kailua-Kona and Lono Ikuwa of Kalaoa, Kona; daughter, Hoolai(Jack) Berman of Kailua-Kona; several brothers and sisters; numerous grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for May 2

Gerald “Jerry” Anthony Boteilho, 75, of Waimea died March 27 in Honolulu. Born in Makawao, Maui, he was a retired state heavy equipment operator, member of Annunciation Catholic Church, California Polytechnic State University and U.S. Navy veteran. Private services. Survived by wife, Valerie Boteilho of Waimea; daughter, Leah Boteilho of Mililani, Oahu, son, Chad Boteilho of Nuuanu; brothers, Edward (Myra) Boteilho of Kohala, Stanley (Carmela) Boteilho of Kalopa, Franklin (Paula) Boteilho of Kona, Wayne (Iris) Boteilho of Paauilo and James (Darla) Boteilho of Hilo, sister, Joanne (Manfred) Branco of Ahualoa; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Obituaries for April 30

Chad Kalepa Baybayan, 65, of Kailua-Kona died April 8 in Seattle. Born on Oahu and raised in Lahaina, Maui, Baybayan was a pwo (master) navigator and captain of the Polynesian Voyaging Society canoe Hokule‘a, educator and resident navigator at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii and ramp agent for United Airlines. Visitation 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday (May 6) at Dodo Mortuary. COVID-19 testing, screening, masking and social distancing will be in place. Private services will be held in consideration of COVID-19 precautions. The services will be broadcast online and can be accessed via hokulea.com. Scattering of ashes in Lahaina at a later date. Survived by wife, Audrey Kaide Baybayan; daughters, Pa‘anakala (Daniel) Tanaka and Pukanala (Bradley) Llanes; son, ‘Aukai (Justynne) Baybayan; mother, Lillian Suter; brothers, Clayton Baybayan, Lyle Baybayan and Theodore Suter; sister, Sister Ann Marie; six grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 28

Jack Benedict Bovee, 95, of Captain Cook died April 14 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Milwaukee, he was a plant manager for Chevron Oil, member of Pioneers of Alaska, Kona Orchid Society, U.S. Army veteran and square dance and ballroom dancer. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Joan Bovee of Captain Cook; sons, Gregory (Maria) Bovee of California and Aaron (Monica) Bovee of Fairbanks, Alaska; daughter, Crystal (Carl) Springer of Anchorage, Alaska; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 27

Jennifer “Keonaona” Stacey Bryan, 67, of Waimea died April 20 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was an interior designer. Private services. Donations may be made in memory of Jennifer “Keonaona” Stacey Bryan to Na Kalai Wa‘a and/or Kipuka o ke Ola (Five Mountains Hawaii, Inc.). Survived by husband, Michael Bryan of Waimea; sons, Tyler Brawner of Honolulu, Wilds Brawner of Paauilo; mother, Priscilla Cappis of Waipahu, Oahu; brother, Jonathan Costa of Waimea; sisters, Gwen Costa of Waimea, Heidi Costa of Honolulu; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 26

Aurelia “Auring” Mendoza Agbayani, 80, of Pepeekeo died April 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Lasam, Cagayan, Philippines, she was a retired factory worker for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. and member of First Assembly of God Hamakua Church and Pepeekeo Filipino Association. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, May 7, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Online live video streaming of service at: www.oneroomstreaming.com, click on “family and friends,” then click on: “watch now”; Event ID: dodomortuary; password: AFOYKW. Survived by husband, Celso Agbayani Sr. of Hilo; sons, Steven (Sheena Kobayashi) Agbayani of Keaau, JC (Lindsey) Agbayani of Honokaa, Jimmy (Theresa) Agbayani of North Carolina, Salvador (Juliet) Agbayani of Mountain View and Renato (Thelma) Agbayani of Pepeekeo; daughters, Rose Agbayani of Hilo and Nancy Carpio of Delano, Calif.; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Alfonso (Remedios) Mendoza of Philippines, Balthazar (Cristeta) Mendoza of Honolulu and Rodolfo (Wilfreda) Mendoza of Delano, California; sister, Sianita Mendoza of Delano, California; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 25

Muriel Doris Ahuna, 84, of Waimea died April 19 at home. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired waitress with the former Elaine’s Hale Kuke Restaurant, a member of the Imiola Congregational Church and a former official of the Kawaihae Canoe Club. Private services held. Survived by companion, Luis Hector Ortiz of Waimea; sons, Oscar Salvador Nailima Ahuna and George Emerson Pikowaiohinu Ahuna of Waimea; daughters, Athena Kaleihilani (Bud) Luth of Kona and Muriel Carrie Hauoli (Winton) Ahuna-Leong of Pahoa; sisters, Antoinette Hirai, Barbara Dacoscos, Charlene (Michael) Chang and Yolanda Paleras of Honolulu, Rubbe Linares of Arizona, Kathrine (Sonia) Dacoscos of Las Vegas; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 23

Donald Anthony “Doc” Coskran, 75, of Kailua-Kona died April 19 in Kailua-Kona. Born in Minneapolis, he worked in sales management and marketing for pool and solar industries and for the former Hawaii Motors. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Carla; brother, Patrick (Linda) Coskran of Valencia, Calif.; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 22

Philip John Jocson Jr., 63, of Kealakekua died March 21 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a technician at Big Island Motors in Kona and Hilo, formerly a maintenance man at Kona Seaside Hotel, driver for Sunshine Helicopters, kitchen help for Huggo’s Restaurant, Teshima’s Restaurant, Sam Choy’s, Kaloko and kitchen helper and cook for the former Buzz’s Steak House. Services at a later date. Survived by stepfather, Herbert Yamada of Kealakekua; hanai daughter, Cheyanne Kahele of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Yvonne Keanaaina of Honolulu, Jocelyn Kalilikane of Honalo, Phyllis (John) Alapai of Kealakekua, Theresa (Juan) Villanueva of San Diego and Jennifer Jocson and Victoria Jocson of Seattle; a niece, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 21

Gordon Patrick Ferreira, 68, of Hilo died April 17 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, he worked at The Fairmont Orchid-Hawaii and was a U.S. Army veteran. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by wife, Marsella Ferreira; sons, Devin Ferreira, Kiko Ferreira and Gordon Patrick Ferreira; daughters, Kaua Kailianu, Alawina Hernandez, Trinidad Ferreira and Thalsbeth Ferreira; mother, Violet Ferreira; brothers, Rocky Ferreira, Jamie Ferreira and Rilan Ferreira; sister, Wendy Lee; nine grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 20

Elizabeth “Bambi” Kanapi Cumlat, 62, of Papaikou died April 9 at North Hawaii Community Hospital in Waimea. Born in Manila, Philippines, she was employed in the housekeeping department at Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 28, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by spouse, Leo E. Cumlat of Papaikou; sons, Carlos (Jerel Andrey Jamora Saguban) Kanapi Acosta III of Manila and Clark Kent (Paulina Paige Florida Ortega) Kanapi Koga of Sydney; daughters, Ciara Mae (Abhinav Goel) Kanapi Ohori of Melbourne, Australia, and Kaitlin V. Cumlat of Los Angeles; mother-in-law, Leonida Cumlat of Papaikou; brothers and sisters; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 19

Rolland Cliffton Namoc, 80, of Hilo died April 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Ewa, Oahu, he was a retired adult corrections lieutenant for Kulani Correctional Facility, U.S. Army veteran and member of Big Island Ballroom Dance Club and Kamana Senior Center. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Monday, Apr. 26, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Private urn service with military honors to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Seating limited; masks and social distancing required. Casual attire. Survived by partner, Elaine Kai; brothers, Constantino “Danny” Namoc, Larry (Bella) Acosta, Johnny (Lucy) Acosta, Byron Alcos, Charles “Buddy” Alcos, Paul “Desi” (Gina) Alcos, Thomas (Linda) Alcos and Ross “Oggie” Alcos; sisters, Genevieve “Beby” (Douglas) Namoc Moniz, Juanita “Lee” Acosta Sojot, Winona (Bert) Alcos Sabanal, Theresa (Gary) Alcos Dano and Sharon (Dwayne) Alcos Consilva; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for April 18

Peter Holden Clark, 52, of Hilo died March 28 at home. Born in Oakland, Calif., he was a professional snowboarder and fishing charter captain. Memorial at a later date. For information, email: peterclarklifecelebrationinfo@gmail.com. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by daughter, Carolyn Ayzlynn of Hilo; wife, Shae Clark of Hilo; father, Michael Clark of Hilo; brother, Mike Clark Jr. of Sacramento, Calif. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Obituaries for April 16

Preston Kaleihiano Grace, 45, of Captain Cook died April 10 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a maintenance engineer for Shrimp Improvement Systems Hawaii, member of Word of Life Hawaii and softball coach for Konawaena High School. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Shellie Grace of Captain Cook; sons, Shelton (Star) Grace, Phillip Kaelan (Tania) Grace and Calvin Grace of Captain Cook; daughters, Shaylann Marie Grace and Anna Rose Grace of Captain Cook; father, Hano Grace Jr. of Captain Cook; brothers, Hano (Tiffany) Grace III of Captain Cook and Kalani (Kaliko) Grace of Kawaihae; sister, Laressa (Jacob) Medeiros of Kealakekua; maternal grandmother, Medina Ramirez of Captain Cook; mother-in-law, Roselle Fujihara of Kailua-Kona; brother-in-law, Keola (Keola) Fujihara of Kaloa, Kona; sisters-in-law, Philana (Chris) Ibarra of Captain Cook and Pili (Chuck) Kiaha of Pihihale; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.