Obituaries for July 1


Richard “Piggy” Kuakini Kaleohano, 56, Of Keaukaha died June 20 at Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center on Oahu. Born in Hilo, he was a professional entertainer, audio engineer proprietor of RK Audio, member of the Keaukaha Community Association and Merrie Monarch Festival Committee. Friends may call from 9-2 p.m. Sunday at Kawananakoa Hall in Keaukaha; funeral service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Patricia “Missy” Kaleohano of Hilo; daughter, Kasie (Tallon Torres) Kaleohano of Hilo; son, Richard “Kini” (Brittany Iyo) Kaleohano of Hilo; brother, Smith “Gig” (Cindy) Kaleohano of Hilo; sisters, Charmian “Jackie” (Leonard) Baltero of Hilo, Michelle “Fulu” (Steve) Morishita of Hilo and Sancivee Kaleo of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Jeanne (Art) Herbst and Ioana (Eddie) Agasa, both of Hilo; brother-in-law, Nick (Martha) Detor of Tulsa, Okla.; two grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ayako Sunada, 93, of Hilo died June 24 at her residence. Born in Waimea, she was the owner of the former Hawaiian Orchid Company and a member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin and its Buddhist Women’s Association. Private services held. No flowers. No koden. Survived by sons, Gilbert Sunada of Hilo and Kelvin (Christine) Sunada of Honolulu; daughter, Sharon (Goering) Toda of Honolulu; step-mother, Onatsu Nakamoto of Mililani, Oahu; half-brothers, Francis Nakamoto of Mililani, Clarence Nakamoto of Kahului, Maui, and Richard Nakamoto of Kaneohe, Oahu; half-sisters, Maureen Onishi of Honolulu, Bertha Ohta of Kona and Cora Suayan of Texas; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Marcos “Padgie” Rillanos, Jr., 66, of Honokaa died June 25 at home. Born in Haina, he was an employee of Mauna Kea Resort Services and a former employee of Hamakua Sugar Company. He also was member of HK Team (Honokaa) Kapuna Senior Baseball League and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Visitatoin from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Mary “Swanee” Rillanos of Honokaa; son, Shawn (Haunani Giltner) Rillanos of Waimea; two grandchildren; sisters, Grace Kaulunahele and Diane (Phillip) Akao of Kailua-Kona, Linda “Leah” Kaulunahele of Paauhau and Helen Canoneo of Honolulu; sister in-law, Marian Swan of California; brothers, Kenneth (Dawn) Rillanos of Laupahoehoe and Marcos Rillanos of Honolulu; brother in-law, Albert (Carol) Swan of Kentucky; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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