Shizuko “Sally” Aburamen, 86, of Hilo died Dec. 22 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker and member of Higashi Hongwanji Mission, Anela Street Kumiai, and Lehua Golf Club. Private services held. No koden. No flowers. Survived by son, Stanley (Dianne) Aburamen of Honolulu; daughters, Linda (Neal Kawachi) Nako, Cheryl (Anthony) Navarro, both of Hilo, Gwyne (Mark) Sakihara of Wailuku, Maui; sister, Janet (Henry) Shimabukuro of Hilo; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
William K. Ahia III, 70, of Hilo died July 5 at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired heavy equipment operator for the County of Hawaii and a member of the Hilo Seventh Day Adventist Church. Memorial service to be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hilo Women’s Club located at 7 Lele St. in Hilo. Casual attire. Survived by daughter, Jennifer Phelen of Seattle, Wash.; son, William Ahia IV of San Diego, Calif.; brothers, Sam (Rosie) Ahia of Captain Cook, Fred Ahia of Hilo, Robert Ahia of Hilo; four grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Lorenzo “Dong” Ariola Jr., 73, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 13 in the Kona Community Hospital. Born in Ewa, Oahu, he was an industrial painter and a member of the International Painters Union. Friends may call at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Old Airport Oceanside pavilion. Call Russell W. Ariola at (808) 987-6812. Survived by son, Russell Ariola of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Lisa (Darryl) Ariola-Shrewbury of Stafford, Va., Carrie Ariola of Oahu, Lana Cabastas of Phoenix, Ariz., Camille (Joshua) Wilson of Virginia; parents, Lorenzo and Anacita Ariola of Honolulu; brothers, Ernest Ariola, Roger Ariola, and Charlie Ariola, all of Honolulu; sisters, Linda (Danny) Andres of Las Vegas, Nev., Charlene (Christopher) Goodspeed of Las Vegas, Nev.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Emily Souza Correia, 88, of Honokaa died Monday, Jan. 13, at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Paauilo, she was a housewife and a former catechism teacher. She was also a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Visitation from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa; Funeral Mass at 10 a.m.; Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Yvonne (Patrick, Sr.) Cootey of Waimea and Geri (Chuck) Loo of Honokaa; sisters, Caroline (Francis) Malani of Honolulu, and Clara (James) Domingo of Laupahoehoe; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.
Darlene Ann Histo, 75, of Mountain View died Saturday, Jan. 4, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Denver, Colo., she was a retired painter for the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 71 and the founder of Hui Holo Lio. No services. Survived by husband, Hyime Histo Sr. of Mountain View; daughter, Diane Tulley; a brother; and two grandsons. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.
Dora Taeko Ishikawa, 87, of Hilo died Dec. 29 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was the retired office manager for Dr. Ruth Oda and a member of Hilo Daijingu. Private services held. In lieu of monetary gifts or flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720 or Hawaii Island Adult Care Inc., 34 Rainbow Dr., Hilo, HI 96720. Survived by son, Lloyd (Lisa) Ishikawa of Hilo; daughter, Jeanne (ChungLim Yeo) Yeo-Ishikawa of California; and three grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Consolacion “Conching” Ucol Marcos, 93, of Keaau died Monday, Jan. 5, at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a self-employed papaya farmer and a member of the Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Friends may call Friday, Jan. 24, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; Visitation from 5-9 p.m.; Wake service at 7 p.m. Friends may call Saturday, Jan. 25, at Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Visitation from 8-10 a.m.; Celebration of Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; Burial at Homelani Memorial Park (Lehua Section). Survived by husband, Alfonso Marcos of Keaau; sons, Juanito (Nellie) Marcos and Romeo (Emma) Marcos of Keaau; daughters, Helen Marcos of Keaau, and Anita (Howard) Takara of Hilo; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Beatrice Leina’ala Ho’okahi Nobriga, 87, of Waimea died Jan. 15. Born in Hilo, she was a member of the Hawaiian Civic Club and Lion’s Organization, worked as a telephone operator for the phone company, the front desk at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and the Cattleman’s Steakhouse. Friends are welcome for 10 a.m. visitation Friday at Imiloa Congregational Church with services at 11 a.m. Burial to follow. Survived by son, Richard Nobriga of Waimea; sisters, Sarah Mendoza of Kaneohe, Harriett (Howard) Ackerman of Kealakekua; brothers, David S. Ho’okahi of Columbus, Ga., and Kenneth (Helene) Konanue of Kaneohe; three grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory &Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Patricia Claire Sands, 70, of Kailua-Kona, died Dec. 21 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Alexandria, Va., she was a clinical psychologist. Celebration of life to be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Kahaluu Beach pavilion No. 1 followed by a “paddle out” scattering of ashes. Survived by son, Sekou (Natalie) Kelsey of Illinois; step-daughter, Lori Kelsey of New Mexico; brother, Charles (Peggy) Sands of Missouri; three grandchildren, a niece and a nephew. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.