Obituaries for February 28


Sarah Ann Iwalani Kahee, 49, of Hilo died Feb. 17 at home. Born in Hilo, she worked for the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Monday, March 3. Cremation to follow. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by sons, John K. Iopa and Jake K. Iopa of Puna; daughters, Tierry Roboman of Colorado and Samantha Iopa of Puna; brothers, George Kahee of Washington, Harry Kahee and Kihei Kahee of Oregon; sister, Aisha Kahee of Oregon; stepmother, Rhonda Kahee of Oregon; five grandchildren; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Agnes “Aggie” Namuo Kelii, 96, Waikoloa died Feb. 22 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Kailua-Kona, she was a room maid at the former Kona Inn Hotel, a maid and cook for the Wall family and member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Lanakila Congregational Church. Visitation 2-3 p.m. at Lanakila Congregational Church in Kainaliu. Funeral service at 3 p.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by daughters, Barbara (Gordon) Palmer of Waikoloa, Jeanette Apiki of Honolulu and Frances (David) Hudson of Maui; son, William Kelii of Honolulu; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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