Obituaries for July 6
Manuel “Manno” Palani Milliora, 62, of Makaha, Oahu, died June 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Nanakuli, Oahu, he was a heavy equipment operator and member of Operating Engineers Union Local No. 3. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes at noon, Saturday, July 19, at Makaha surfing beach on Oahu. Luncheon at 1:30 p.m. at Aunty Ruth’s home on Makaha Valley Road in Makaha. He is survived by wife, Lisa S. Milliora of Makuu; sons, Quincy (Shancheal) Zastrow and Lopaka (Anuhea) Milliora of Makaha; mother, Ruth De Rego Milliora of Makaha; sisters, Lauae (Henry) Villacruzes of Nanakuli, Ethel Gomes of Waianae, Ruthie (Bill) Montefalcon of Las Vegas and Jonalinn Silva of San Antonio; brothers, Steven Castro of Waipahu, Oahu, Henry “Sparky” (Donnette) Milliora-Silva of Ainaloa, Levi Stanley of Waikiki, Oahu, and Stephen (Violet) Castro of Waipahu; uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jack A. “Jackie” Moses Sr., 82, of Honomu died June 30 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a retired heavy equipment operator for the former Mauna Kea Agribusiness and the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran and member of Honomu Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again at the chapel from 9-11 a.m. Thursday. Prayer service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Survived by daughters, Etta Mae (Gabriel) Palea and Joyce (Bill) Kepoo of Hilo, Jacqueline (Michael) Liverett of Keaau; son, Jack A. Moses Jr. of Honomu; brothers, Joseph Moses of Kona, John (Alice) Moses and Paul (Jane) Moses of Hilo; sister, Theresa Correa of Kailua, Oahu; sisters-in-law, Elsie Moses of Pahala, Renee Moses, Cynthia Moses, Susan Moses, Hazel Langsi of Hilo, Rose Moses of Pepeekeo, Momi Lee and Marilyn Langsi of Waipahu, Oahu; brothers-in-law, Sam HoChee of Honomu and David (Chris) Langsi of Kaneohe, Oahu; godson, Frank Santos of Hilo; 14 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Paul “Lani” Kalani Panui Sr., 74, of Hilo died June 21 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired state Department of Transportation marine cargo specialist, member of Kuhio Chapel and U.S. Air Force veteran. Visitation 8–10 a.m. Friday at Kuhio Chapel, 144 Desha Ave. in Keaukaha. Funeral service at 10. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Paul “Kalani” Panui Jr. of Honolulu, William Panui and Patrick Panui of Hilo; daughter, Paulette “Noe” (Douglas) Scott of Keaau; brothers, Edward “Bradda” Panui of Molokai and Charlie (Stacey) Panui of Honolulu; sister, Jennie Gomes of Honolulu; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Samiko Yokoi, 100, of Hilo died June 3 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a retiree of the former S.H. Kress Store and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Services held. Survived by nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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