Keoni Kaineianuuanu Pea Atkinson, 60, of Kailua-Kona died June 18 at Kona Community Hospital. He was a master kumu hula and entertainer known as The Ambassador of Aloha. Celebration of life 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Sheraton Keauhou Kaleiopapa Convention Center. Service at 2 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. Condolences to: Atkinson Ohana, c/o V. Daog, P.O. Box 242, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by wife, Susana Atkinson of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Piialoha Pea Grace, Iwalani Pea Atkinson, Lilinoe Pea Atkinson, Oilipua Pea Atkinson of Kailua-Kona; mother, Norma Jean Davis of California; brothers, Frankie Atkinson and Robert Atkinson of Kailua-Kona; sister, Deborah Atkinson of California; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Richard James Doyas, 85, of Pahoa died July 9 at home. Born in San Francisco, he was a retired nuclear physicist for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and member of Center for Spiritual Living in Keaau. No services. Survived by wife, Jenifer Doyas of Pahoa; daughters, Noreen (Graham Matthews) Doyas of Redding, Calif., and Carolyn (Steve Roadhouse) Fencil of Lewiston, Calif.; son, Gregory (Jennifer) Doyas of Palo Alto, Calif.; sister, Dolores Ott of Chaska, Minn.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Calvin Dennis Delaries Sr., 65, of Kealakekua died June 9 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in North Kona, he was a retired maintenance man at the former Kona Hilton Hotel and retired coffee farmer. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at Kona Faith Center in Captain Cook. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by son, Calvin Delaries Jr. of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Natalie (Brandon) Daog of Kailua-Kona; mother, Gertrude Delaries of Honalo; brothers, Michael (Jolene) Delaries Jr. of Kailua-Kona, Randall (Mahi) Delaries, Jason Delaries and Dayle (Keoni) Delaries of Honalo; sisters, Stephanie (Gery) Navarro of South Kona, Mildred Martin of Hookena and Ingrid (Vicky) Delaries of Holualoa; hanai daughter, Aurora Delaries of Kailua-Kona; a grandson; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Bobsy Caraang Gumayagay, 53, of Keaau died June 28 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a heavy equipment operator for Agribusiness Management and Landscaping Co., stock clerk at J. Hara Store and Hawaii Army National Guard veteran. Visitation 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation again 8-10 a.m. Thursday, July 25, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcome. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Survived by wife, Marilyn Gumayagay of Keaau; daughters, Janice Gumayagay and Jasmine Gumayagay of Keaau; mother, Rosita Gumayagay of Pahoa; brothers, Roy Gumayagay of Alaska and Jay Gumayagay of Pahoa; sisters, Nora Magcalas of Salem, Ore., Lina Gumayagay of Honolulu and Myla (Ceasar) Gumayagay of Hilo; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Lewis Ira Glaser, 78, of Kailua-Kona died July 11 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Newark, N.J., he was a macadamia nut farmer and U.S. Army veteran. Graveside service noon Wednesday (July 17) at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona. Survived by companion, Carolyn Greenfeld of Kailua-Kona; sister, Evelyn (Harry) Glaser; a niece, 2 nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
James Dale Kauhanehonakawailani Kaohu Adams, 88, of Waikoloa died July 3 at home. Born in Waikele, Oahu, he was a retired installation repair supervisor for the former Hawaiian Telephone Co., member of Waikoloa Baptist Church and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 10:30-11 a.m. Sunday, July 21, at Waikoloa Baptist Church. Service at 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Survived by wife, Winona Adams of Waikoloa; daughters, Jamie (Neal) Detwiler of Mililani, Oahu, and Malia (Lyle) Tamaribuchi of Kailua-Kona; son, Michael (Denise) Adams of Washington; brother, Michael (Beverley) Adams of Maui, sister, Marie McDonald of Waimea; sisters-in-law, Dorothea Nary of Kailua, Oahu, and Sylvia Adams of Molokai; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii
Joyal Helen Arnold, 87, of Kau, formerly of Kaimuki, Oahu, died July 5 at her home. She was a retired executive secretary for Dillingham Corp. Graveside service and inurnment 2 p.m. Thursday (July 18) at Oahu Cemetery. Survived by daughter, Kaohi Mokuhalii of Kau; son, Charles Arnold of Honolulu; sister, Phyllis Staab of Washington; sister-in-law, Bobbie Stone of Kaimuki; five grandchildren, a hanai granddaughter, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Rosa Rosy Buol Jeppesen, 93, of Keaau died July 6 at home. Born in Davos, Switzerland, she was a homemaker. Services at a later date. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by daughter, Isabelle (Steven) Graves of Keaau; son, Steven (Adele) Jeppesen of California; brother, Werner (Helga) Buol of Chicago; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
Latu Valengi Seletute Kalekale Tesi Kahumoku, 74, of Kailua-Kona died June 24 at Hospice of Konas Nakamaru Hale. Born in Nukualofa, Tonga, she was a retired housekeeper at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and member of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Wake service 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kona Temple on Kalani Street in Kailua-Kona. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Friday, July 19, at the temple. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial noon at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by daughters, Pielina Tesi, Ekelika Tesi, Selaima Langi and Uini (Patrick) Braz of Kailua-Kona; 10 grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Eric Eugene Kamakahiaai Chandler, 67, of Hilo died June 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Puyallup, Wash., he was an artist, designer and events coordinator in Hawaiis fashion and pageant industry, president of University of Hawaii at Manoa special events art gallery, co-founder of 2Couture, a design and special events company, mentor and life coach for many successful actors and models, employee of the former Waiakea Village resort in Hilo and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ainaola Ward. Memorial service and celebration of life from 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hawaii Kai, 219 Lunalilo Home Road in Honolulu. Survived by lifetime partner, Takeo Kobayashi of Hilo; a brother and sister in Washington. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ralph Kanowena Alapai, 72, of Kailua-Kona died May 20 at home. Born in Kealakekua, he was a retired heavy equipment operator for Maryl Construction Co., West Hawaii Concrete and E.M. Rivera & Sons, cowboy at Puuwaawaa Ranch and member of Civitan Club and Laborers International Union of America Local No. 368. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at Makolea, site of the Old Kona Lagoon Hotel. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by sons, John (Phyllis) Alapai of Kealakekua, Kekio (Harmony) Alapai of Keaau and William (Lavern) Alapai of Kealakekua; hanai son, Leroy Funk of Louisville, Ken.; daughter, Courtney Alapai of Kahaluu; sisters, Ivy Kizler of California and Velma Kauahi of Kahaluu; hanai brothers, Wayne (Cami) Kahulamu of Kealakehe and Mitchell (Joanne) Fujisaka of Kailua-Kona; hanai sister, Margaret (Larry) Jose of Holualoa; 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren;hanai grandchildren, an aunt, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Alvin Cory Izumi, 48, of Kailua-Kona, died June 27 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a cashier for Matsuyama Food Mart. No services at this time. Condolences to: Alvin H. Izumi, P.O. Box 13, Holualoa, HI 96725. Survived by father, Alvin Izumi of Kailua-Kona; brother, Bradley Izumi of Kailua-Kona; an uncle, an aunt and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Earl Pake Amana Ah Lo Sr., 84, of Aiea, Oahu, died May 23 at Pali Momi Medical Center in Aiea. Born in Hilo, he was retired from the Navy Public Works Center Transportation Department. Oahu visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 7, at Mililani Memorial Park &Mortuary Mauka Chapel in Waipio, Oahu. Service at 10:30 a.m. Hilo visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service at 9:30 a.m. Burial noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by sons, Earl (Lani Girl) Ah Lo Jr. and Lyle (Keith) Ah Lo; daughters, Roxanne (Larry Batten) Ah Lo-Batten, Marlene Kamakawiwoole and Fransonna Puni (Monte) Keb-Ah Lo; brothers, Kenneth (Marlene) Ah Lo and Melvin (Joyce) Ah Lo; sister, Ethel Ah Lo; four grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary and Mililani Memorial Park &Mortuary.
Nancy Merle Chapman Callahan, 88, of Kailua-Kona died June 30 at home. Born in Lodi, Calif., she was a retired public school teacher in Los Angeles County and impressionistic-style painter. Celebration of life 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Callahan home. Call 329-1401 for directions. Survived by husband, Patrick Callahan of Kailua-Kona; children, Maureen Fitzgerald Ridley of Eugene, Ore., Lucinda Fitzgerald Swain of Roseville, Calif., and Robert Fitzgerald of Apopka, Fla.; three granddaughters and a great-grandson. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii,
Richard You Fai Hee, 92, of Kailua-Kona died June 24. He was born on Oahu. Private services held. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by wife, Gene Tsugiko Hee; sons, Aaron (Kathleen) Hee and Jonathan (Tiare) Hee; daughter, Naomi (Dave) Peterson; brother, Howard (Audrey) Hee; sister, Fanny Wong; 12 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
Jacento Cento Santos Fiesta, 64, of Pepeekeo died June 15 at The Queens Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he worked at Hilo Coast Processing Co., owned C&A Farms, retired from BEI Phoenix 5 LLC and was a U.S. Navy veteran. Visitation 11 a.m.-noon Saturday (July 6) at Papaikou Hongwanji Hall. Service noon-1 p.m. Celebration of life 1-4 p.m. Survived by wife, Apryl Madamba-Fiesta; children, Shanda (Kalani) Santiago, John (Rita) Coltes, Jennifer Castro and Angela (Devan) Aburamen; brothers, Isaac (Mary Jane) Fiesta and Frederick (Charlene) Fiesta; sister, Katherine (Roy) Galigo; 11 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Abjang Ebot, 79, of Kona, died on June 18 at home. Born in Marshall Islands, he was a pastor and member of BNJ Marshallese First International Church. Visitation and all-night vigil from 9 a.m. Friday, July 5, at BNJ Marshallese First International Church 74-5596 Pawai Pl. in Kailua-Kona. Visitation again 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, for funeral service. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Ezra Ebot of Kona; sons, Randy (Jocelyn) Ebot of Majuro, Marshall Islands, Carlson (Jacqueline) Ebot of Hilo, Absen (Sherlina) Ebot of Oahu, Houston (Elmita) Ebot, Abjang (Aritha) Ebot Jr. and Dick (Irene) Ebot of Kona; daughters, Catherine (Ranson) Lolin of Hilo, Chianna (Livai) Mongkeya and Jessica (Bratly) Joram of Kona, Jessita (Jimmy) Lakmis of Oahu; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Harold Dale Goodman, 87, Hilo died June 20 in Hilo. Born in Santa Barbara, Calif., he had a payroll service, designed custom swimming pools, led a swing band in his youth and loved animals. Survived by caregiver, Marjorie Foronda of Keaau; three children, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Don Kaimana Lorenzo, 52, of Honokaa died June 16 at Hilo Medical Center. He was a chef and self-employed landscaper. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 45-3259 Mamalahoa Highway, Honokaa. Service at 10 a.m. Celebration of life Oct. 19. Survived by partner, Christine Leblond of Waimea; hanai sons, Isaiah (Kaila) Batalona-Paiva, Kaily Lorenzo, Austin Bannister, Cody Fernandez, Cecil Rodrigues and Jeremiah Kaholoaa of Honokaa; hanai daughters, Anna Batalona, Jammie (Anu) Demello, Jarrie McGivern, Jessika (Will) Nansen, Kiara Rodrigues and Iyana Batalona-Paiva of Honokaa; brothers, Jerry (Momi) Lorenzo and Daryl Lorenzo of Honokaa; sisters, Donna Asia and Lisa (Al) Lorenzo of Honokaa, Tina Lorenzo of New York. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Lisa Tsugie Cabudol, 64, of Naalehu died April 17 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a librarian at Naalehu Public Library, Pahala Public and School Library, formerly employed at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and member of Naalehu Hongwanji Mission. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at Naalehu Hongwanji Mission. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Audie Cabudol of Naalehu; daughters, Brynn (Francis) Alcain of Hilo and Erinn (Damien Quirit) Cabudol of Naalehu; son, Chase Cabudol of Naalehu; sister, Jann Nakamura of Hilo; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.