Obituaries for February 25
Nora Yoshino Inaba, 90, of Hilo died Feb. 10 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a social worker before becoming a homemaker. Visitation noon-1 p.m. Sunday, March 2 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 1 p.m. Casual attire; no koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Alan Z. Inaba, Gordon (Ann) Inaba, Melvin K. Inaba and Jason K. (Audrey) Inabal of Hilo; daughters, Eileen H. Franco of Hilo and Barbara S. (Tom Prlain) Inaba of San Francisco; sister, Florence Yasuda of Honolulu; eight grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
John David Menino, 46, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, died Feb. 10 at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, Calif. Born in Hilo; he worked for Jas W. Glover for 23 years, was an asphalt plant superintendent for Black Plumeria and member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 5:30-9 p.m. Sunday, March 2 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 8:30-10 a.m. Monday, March 3 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Cremation to follow. Survived by wife, Roxanne I. Menino of Honolulu; children, John K. Menino and Jonie Menino of Hilo, Shania A. Menino, Makoa I. Menino, Sarai A. Menino, Ashlen M. Kinilau, Kawai E. Kinilau and Kapena J. Kinilau of Honolulu; father, George R. Menino Jr. of Kaumana; brother, George R. (Jodie) Menino III of Mountain View; sister, Suzanne (Donald) Uchima Jr. of Hilo; father- and mother in-law, William J. and Henrietta L. Ishikawa of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Billy J. (Karen) Ishikawa of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Edwina L. Borges and Theresa L. (Eric) Alcosiba of Honolulu; two grandchildren; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ebencio “Eben” Salazar, 83, of Ahualoa died Feb. 17 at home. Born in Kapulena, he was a retired mill supervisor for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., past president of Hamakua Young Farmers and co-owner of Sala Tropicals in Ahualoa. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Friday, March 14 at Our Lady of Honokaa Catholic Church. Service at 10 a.m. No flowers. For info, call 960-9944 or 895-6644. Survived by sons, Wayne (Annette Perez) Salazar of Paauhau, Roger (Val Inouye) Salazar of Waimea, Murray (Benita) Salazar of Waikoloa, Alan (Terri Nonaka) Salazar and Aaron Salazar of Ahualoa; sisters, Pacita (Chris) Solomon of Ookala, Sue (Fino) Agor and Cricencia Ganutan of Honolulu, Carmen Sanchez and Carol Vinluan of Honokaa; sister-in-law, Rose (Blu) Bufil of Hilo; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
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