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Obituaries

  • Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 12:06am

    Kaneyasu “Kane” Enomoto, 90, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 25 at home. Born in Tokyo, he was a retired Japanese-language tour business owner and member of Daifukuji Soto Mission. Private service held. Survived by wife, Michiko Enomoto of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Joanne Hara of Honolulu and Julie Enomoto of California; hanai son, Jeffrey Iwabuchi of Honolulu; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

  • Posted: Oct 31 2017 - 12:05am

    Allen Dillon, 68, of Volcano died Oct. 23 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in California, he was a behavioral health therapist at Hilo and Waiakea high schools and The Arc of Hilo. No services. Memorial donations to Hawaii Island Humane Society, P.O. Box 939, Keaau, HI 96749. Survived by daughter, Michelle Grodsky of Texas; sons, Michael Dillon and Thad Dillon of California; mother, Joann Cantelmo of New Mexico; sister, Angela (David) Bartley of New Mexico; two grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 30 2017 - 5:06pm

    Alipio Agtagma Castro, 86, of Honokaa died Oct. 14 at home. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a retired steward for the Hyatt Regency/Hilton Waikoloa Village and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. All-night vigil starts 6 p.m. Friday (Nov. 3) at family home, 45-3687 Olopua Place, Honokaa. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 4) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcome. Survived by wife, Brigida Castro of Honokaa; daughters, Anacleta (Gerry) Romero and of Honokaa and Florencia (Ernesto) Pasalo of Maui; sons, Adel (Cora) Castro and Basilio Castro of Honokaa, Boni (Mary Jane) Castro of Paauilo, Victorino (Caroline) Castro of Honokaa, Robert (Marlyn Grace) Castro of Philippines; brother-in-law, Arcadio (Remegia) Lorenzo of the Philippines; sister in-law, Monica Pinacate of the Philippines; 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 29 2017 - 12:06am

    Norman Blank, 85, of Pahoa died Oct. 19 at home. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he was retired from grout and tile restoration, a member of New York Life Millionaire Roundtable and U.S. Air Force veteran. Private memorial service will be held. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by wife, Petronila Blank of Pahoa; son, Gregory Blank of New York; brother, Calvin Blank of New York; and sister, Sheila Newman of Florida.

  • Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 12:06am

    William “Braddah Craig” Collins, 58, of Hawi died Oct. 14 at Kohala Hospital. Born in Florida, he was a handyman. No known survivors. Friends will host a celebration of life service at 5 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 1) at Mahukona Beach Park. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 12:06am

    Konoe “Kay” Kuba Miyada, 103, of Keaau died Aug. 29 in Honolulu. She was a retiree of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. Private services at a later date. Survived by daughters, Shirley (Stanley) Nagao of Gardena, Calif., Sharon (Richard) Yamanaka of Honolulu, Diana (Roy) Yamanouchi of San Jose, Calif.; son, Russell (Linda) Miyada of Vancouver, Wash.; sister, Michiko Okuna Ryan of Hilo; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

  • Posted: Oct 25 2017 - 12:06am

    Placida Pearl Glory, 76, of Kealakekua died Oct. 21 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, she was a savings supervisor for American Savings Bank and member of Kona Hawaiian Civic Club, Professional Secretary International, Kona Chapter, and South Kona Catholic churches. Wake service 5-9 p.m. Friday (Oct. 27) at St. John’s Catholic Church in Kealakekua; 6 p.m. rosary. Visitation at 8 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 28) at St. John’s. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Survived by daughter, Lisa (Thomas) Klein of Chicago; son, Lloyd (Shari) Glory of Ravensdale, Wash.; brothers, George (Lei) Cabilin of Captain Cook, Martin (Marcia) Cabilin of Kailua-Kona, Charles (Min) Cabilin of Kent, Wash.; sisters, Ramona (Raymond) Ciriaco of Captain Cook, Julita (Edgar) Spencer of Waimea, Maura (James) Patao and Brenda (Michael) MacMullen of Kailua-Kona, Irene (William) Castelline of Des Moines, Iowa; three grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:06am

    Tracey Dean Akau, 63, of Waimea died Sept. 9 at home. Born in Hilo, she was manager/buyer for Parker Ranch Store in Waimea. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 28) at Kahilu Town Hall in Waimea. Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Aloha attire; contact Ainahua Florals in Waimea at 885-4045 for all floral arrangements. Gathering at the Akau Hale following services for food, music and fellowship. Survived by husband, Arnold Akau Sr. of Waimea; daughters, Hilari (Douglas) O’Dell of Hilo, Mia (William) Akau-LaClair of Waimea; son, Arnold (Tammie) Akau Jr. of Kawaihae; brother, Paul (Georgianne) Murray of Hilo; sisters, Leslie (Ford) Pascual of Volcano, Sharon (Robert) Martins of Hawaiian Paradise Park; eight grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 12:06am

    Patrick “Pat” Henry Cain, 67, of Waimea died Oct. 8 at home. He was a plumber and fisherman. Celebration of life at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at Glenwood Park in Hilo. Survived by daughters, Kimberly (Terry) Gray of California, Cassie (Taicee) Iremia of Honolulu, Tiare Bedell of Colorado, Minnie Cain, Carrie Kimmal and Amanda Kimmal; sons, Johnny Kimmal of Maui and Jimmy (Billie Joe) Kimmal of Hilo; brother, Robert Ketterman of Kansas; sisters, Genny (Daniel Meyer) Cain of California, Imagene (Norman) Gonsalves of Kauai, Irmagene Kaohe of Honolulu and Sharon (Lorna) Perez of Waimea; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

  • Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 12:06am

    William “Braddah Craig” Collins, 58, of Hawi died Oct. 14 at Kohala Hospital. Born in Florida, he was a handyman. No known survivors. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 12:05am

    Antone “Tony” Basque, 74, of Hilo died Sept. 30 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired sergeant with the Hawaii Police Department, member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation from 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 25) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10:30 a.m. with burial to follow at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Survived by son, Dean Basque of Honolulu; daughters, Tania (Todd) Taniguchi of Honolulu and Marla (Tommy Andujar) Basque of Utah; brother, John Basque of Kona; sisters, Isabella “Dooley” (Ben) Di Fatta of Los Osos, Calif., Anita (Clement) Andrade of Volcano, Marianna (Manuel) Soares and Frances Medeiros of Hilo, Rita Lovato of West Hills, Calif.; sister-in-law, Grace Basque of Kona; three grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 12:06am

    Manuel Gonzalo Eswagen, 66, of Captain Cook died Oct. 12 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Naguimba Banayoy, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he was a steward supervisor at Four Seasons Resort, coffee and macadamia nut farmer and member of the Filipino Christian Fellowship. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 21) at Lanakila Congregational Church in Kainaliu. Memorial service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Lydia Eswagen of Captain Cook; son, Manny Eswagen of Seattle; daughters, Lovelyn Eswagen of Las Vegas and Desiree Eswagen of Oahu; sisters, Fely Eswagen of Honolulu and Sonnyflor (Robert) Vivencio of Los Angeles; brothers, Jimmy (Josie) Eswagen of Los Angeles and Wilfredo (Elma) Eswagen of Las Vegas; one grandson; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 12:05am

    Charles L. Bauguess Jr., 64, of Mountain View, died Oct. 2. He was born on Oahu. A celebration of life with refreshments afterward will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, by the pier in Pohoiki. Survived by sons, Charles (Sunny) Bauguess III and Jason Bauguess; daughter, Mindy Bauguess; brothers, Louie (Nina) Bauguess and Richard Bauguess; sister, Paulina Bauguess; six grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 15 2017 - 12:05am

    Bettylou “BJ” Jenkins Ackerman, 81, of Kealakekua died Oct. 6 at Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Holualoa, she was a retired lomilomi massage therapist, front office manager for the former Kona Inn Resort and founding member of Calvary Community Church. Celebration of life for Betty and her departed husband, James “Sonny” Ackerman, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Kona or Calvary Community Church. Condolences to: R. Ackerman, P.O. Box 3475, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by daughters, Tracy Ackerman and Robyn Ackerman of Kailua-Kona and Cindy Ackerman of Kealakekua; brothers, Albert (Nickie) Jenkins of Springfield, Mo., and Robert (Alice) Jenkins of Holualoa; sister, Stella Aiu of Honolulu; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

  • Posted: Oct 14 2017 - 12:06am

    Louis Poli Alani Sr., 90, of Kahauko, Hookena, died Sept. 12 at a private care home in Mountain View. Born in Kahauko, he was a wood carver for Blairs Ltd., construction company laborer, taro, coffee and fruit farmer, fisherman and member of Seventh-day Adventist Church. Visitation 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Captain Cook. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial in Kalahiki Cemetery in Kealia. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Survived by sons, Arley (Mary) Alani, Louis Poli Alani Jr. and Wyatt (Nancy Hose) Alani of Hookena; hanai son, Bruno Lenta of Maui; daughters, Kathleen (Bradley) Pai of Kahauko, Yolanda Matsuo-Alani of Kealakekua; hanai daughter, Donna Lee Krems of Maui; sister, Lucy (Donald) Oliveros of Captain Cook; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.