Obituaries for November 16

Claridad Miguel Alupay, 93, of Kailua-Kona died Nov. 7 at home. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a homemaker, vegetable farmer, laundry attendant at the former White Linen Supply and member of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 78-6955 Mamalahoa Hwy. in Holualoa. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Luncheon and fellowship at Kona Outdoor Circle on Kuakini Highway. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by son, Remigio Molina of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Dorothy (Edwin) Amazona and Josie (Carlito) Yadao of Kailua-Kona; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Hula Arts at Kilauea performance series continues

The Volcano Art Center’s Hula Arts at Kilauea performance series continues Saturday (Nov. 17) with a presentation by kumu Ha‘amauliola Aiona with the students of Ke Kula ‘O Nawahiokalani‘opu‘u Public Charter School, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Hawaii utilities warn of holiday scams

Hawaii residents and small businesses are losing thousands of dollars to increasingly aggressive thieves and scam artists posing as utility workers and bill collectors. As part of national Utility Scam Awareness Week, utilities, police and consumer experts are joining forces to prevent customers from being scammed.