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Obituaries for August 20

Teresa Lynn Ells, 66, of Keaau died July 31 at home. Born in Laupahoehoe, she was a retail clerk for the former Orchid Isle Hotel. Celebration of life noon-3 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 26) at the Hilo Woman’s Club, 7 Lele St. Survived by husband, David Ells of Keaau; daughters, Yvette (Earl Moses) Ells, Shontell (Kulani) Calina and Fanchette (Ryan) Nagata of Keaau; mother, Marcelina Guerpo of Hilo; stepmother, Kathy Guerpo of Kailua-Kona; hanai mothers, Crispina Quitoriano of Paauilo and Julia Cuaresma of Paauilo; sisters, Tania (Terry) Delfin of California, Marcie Vicente of Keaau, Taryn Mahuna of Nevada and Mallory (William “Billy”) Kaipo of Hilo; brother, Tyrone (Samantha) Guerpo of Kailua-Kona; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jane Lincoln Jonolino, 82, of Kapaau died July 27 at home. Born in Kohala, she was a retired telephone operator for Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel and member of Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Ahahui Kaahumanu Kohala Chapter 9. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 26) at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire, urn burial to follow at church cemetery. Survived by daughter, Idamae (Gregory) Galan and Mary (Darryl) Isa of Kapaau, Bernadette (Mark) Shimono of Waipahu, Oahu, and Kathy (Jason) Chang of Hawaii Kai, Oahu; brother, James Joseph (Barbara) Lincoln Jr. of Kohala; sister, Dorothy (Alex) Kauhane of Honolulu; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Samuel K. Kamoku, 78, of Hilo died July 21 at home. Born on Molokai, he was a retired truck driver for HT&T, deacon and member of The Gospel of Alpha & Omega Church. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 26) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Samuel Aaron Kamoku of Honolulu, Harry (Malisa) Kamoku-Lee and Sidney Kamoku of Hilo; daughters, Gayleen (Max) Roldan, Gladys Lee and Samuelyn (Renny) Simeona of Hilo; hanai son, Joseph Kaopuiki of Hilo; brothers, Harry (Franny) Kamoku of Kauai and Douglas Kamoku of Honolulu; sister, Mary Olaso of Wahiawa, Oahu; brother-in-law, Peter Lee of Hilo; sister-in-law, Anna (Santiago “Spike”) Cordero of Hilo; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

John Rudolph Pia “Boogie” Lu‘uwai, 85, of Kapolei, Oahu, formerly of Hilo, died Aug. 11 at home. Born in Makena, Maui, he was a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard retiree, owner of Makena Landing Bed & Breakfast, diver, fisherman, U.S. Marine Corps Korean War veteran, founder and president of Makena Homeowners Association, member of Hilo and Maui Korean War Veterans, Keawala‘i Congregational Church moderator, deacon and choir member of Ke Hana O Ke Akua Church. Visitation 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Keawala‘i Congregational Church, Makena, Maui. Service at 11:30 a.m. More service info at www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Violet (Kutz); daughters, Leona Kehaulani (John Cavaco) Lu‘uwaiand Maile (Michael Augustin) Lu‘uwai; sister, Geri Wilhelm; brother, Bobby Lu’uwai; six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

Fernando Agno Tagalicod, 61, of Pahoa died Aug. 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Sarat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he was a heavy equipment operator for Sanford’s Service Center and the former Puna Sugar Co. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 24) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. All-night vigil after 9 p.m. at the family home, 15-3235 Hoopili St., Pahoa. Visitation again 8-10 a.m. Friday (Aug. 25) at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Survived by wife, Faye Galima Tagalicod of Pahoa; son, Lloyd (Carrie Konanui) Tagalicod of Pahoa; daughters, Jodi (Leo) Agonias, Abigail (Tommy Une) Tagalicud and Vicky Tagalicod of Pahoa; mother, Briginia Tagalicud of Hilo; brothers-in-law, Miguel (Virginia) Galima of Pahoa, Adriano (Carmen) Galima of the Philippines, Tim (Cora) Galima, Nerio (Anecita) Galima and Elmer Galima of Nevada, Jose (Emeliana) Galima Jr. of Keaau; sisters-in-law, Premia Tagalicud, Francisca Estacio and Epifania (Federico Sr.) Combes of Keaau, Marcela (Domingo) Pertubal of Pahoa, Lina Tagalicod of Nevada, Yvette (Richard) Umiat of Germany and Mila (Andres) Salvador of Hilo; six grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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