Obituaries for March 12

Segunda “Sally” Conselva Bungula, 80, of Hilo died Feb. 23 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a cocktail waitress for the Hoomalimali Lounge at the former Naniloa Surf Hotel and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thursday (March 14) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 9-10:30 a.m. Friday (March 15) at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church in Keaukaha. Mass at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire; flowers and lei are welcome. Burial at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by daughters, Lisa Momohara and Suzette “Sue” (Leonard Leopoldino) Parker of Hilo, Danette “Dani” (Norie) Bungalon of Stockton, Calif.; son, Ross “RJ” Macanas Jr. of Hilo; brothers, Evaresto Conselva of Pearl City, Oahu, and Catalino (Della) Conselva of Kapolei, Oahu; sisters, Margarita (Steve) Glipa and Loreta Paulo of Ewa Beach, Oahu; sister in-law, Conchita “Connie” Cadiz of Oahu; brother in-law, Rodolfo “Rudy” Cabatu of Laupahoehoe; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for March 11

Herbert Diama, 91, of Hilo died Feb. 20 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Papaikou, he was a retired meteorologist for the former U.S. Weather Bureau, employed at the Veterans Administration and a U.S. Air Force veteran during World War II. Private services held. Survived by brother, Benjamin Diama of Hilo; sisters, Catherine Campainha and Carol Brown of Hilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for March 9

Haunani Leilani Ibarra, 39, of Ocean View died Feb. 18. Born in Hilo, she worked at Dollar Rent a Car in Kona, Ocean View Laundromat “The Wash” and Malama Market in Ocean View. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Friday (March 15) at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by parents, Felix and Milissa Ibarra of Mark Twain Estates; lifelong partner, Shayle Aickin of Ocean View; son, Chandler Aickin of Ocean View; daughter, Kailee Aickin of Ocean View; brothers, Bronson (Troy) Ibarra of Kansas, Brandon (Brenda) Ibarra of Kentucky and Bradley (Michelle) Ibarra of South Kona; sister, Faith (Guy) Galimba of Waiohinu; hanai brother, Tonga Tauteoli Jr. of Utah; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for March 8

Alan Yoshio Akine, 74, of Hilo died Feb. 11, at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he was a retired businessman, U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran and Purple Heart recipient. Private services held. Survived by son, Mark Akine of Hilo; sister, Alice (Rodney) Takahashi of Kapaa, Kauai; sisters-in-law, Betty Akine and Diane Akine of Hilo; a grandson; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for March 7

Wendell Tadaichi Kina, 57, of Hilo died Feb. 16 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a lawnmower repairman for Robert’s Lawnmower Shop, member of Hui Okinawa and former member of the Hilo Badminton Club. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by companion, Tammy Rapoza of Mountain View; daughter, Kimberlee Rapoza of Mountain View; mother, Janet T. Kina of Hilo; sisters, Allison Shiigi and Sandra (Jon) Cabanas of Hilo; two grandchildren; nieces, a nephew, aunts and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for March 6

Harold “Dickie” Rikio Abe, 82, of Kaneohe, Oahu, died Feb. 15 in Savannah, Texas. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a retired heavy equipment mechanic for Pacific Machinery. Graveside services 11 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe. No flowers. Survived by daughter, Joycelyn (Joseph) Lennon; brothers, Donald (Lina) Abe and Calvin Abe; sisters, Joanne Quisano and Jeanette (Jacob) Kiko; a grandson.

Obituaries for March 5

Michael Benevides Jr., 18, of Hilo died Feb. 5. Born in Hilo, he was a 2018 graduate of Hilo High School and Special Olympics athlete. Potluck celebration of life noon-4 p.m. Saturday (March 9) at Onekahakaha Beach Park large pavilion. Survived by legal guardian, Mama Shelly Villegas; brother, Seth Stellar; sisters, Lanessa (Eddie) McClellan and Camille Stellar; father, Michael Benevides Sr.; brothers, Kale Benevides, Brennan Benevides and Logan Benevides; sisters, Kaitlin Benevides, Jaysha Benevides and Precious Benevides; mother, Misty Gutierres; brother, Jordan Gutierres; sister, Ciara Akasaki-Gutierres; an aunt and uncle. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Obituaries for March 3

William Jose Andrade Sr., 92, of Ahualoa died Feb. 16 at home. Born in Ahualoa, he was a retired fireman with the Hawaii County Fire Department, a cattle rancher and one of the founders of the Hawaii Saddle Club. Friends may call 8–9:30 a.m. March 9 at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial mass 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Frances Andrade of Ahualoa; daughters, Darilyn Vierra of San Jose, Calif., Patricia (Andrew) Andrade Stout of Ahualoa; sons, William (Suzy) Andrade Jr., Peter Andrade and Dane (Chantel) Andrade, all of Ahualoa; 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for February 27

Jesus “Jay” “Esos” Castillo Aderinto, 72, of Hilo died Feb. 13 at home. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines, he was a retired tractor operator for the former Ka‘u Agribusiness and retired employee of Life Care Center of Hilo. Private services held. Online condolences: Survived by daughter, Eliesa (James) Pacheco of Hilo; son, Peter (Connie) Aderinto of Kona; hanai children, Mikey and Mary Camba; brother, Felipe (Trini) Aderinto; half brothers and sisters, Angie Camba, Eddie and Brenda Tacardon; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Obituaries for February 24

Roland Fumio Doi, 68, of Honokaa died Dec. 8 in Pampanga, Mabalacat City, Philippines. Born in Honokaa, he was a retired assistant superintendent for the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel golf course, supervisor for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., and member and treasurer of Hamakua Jodo Mission. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by brother, Sidney H. Doi of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Claire Doi of Mililani, Oahu; a nephew. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.