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Obituaries for June 16

Jacob Allen De Jesus, 32, of Paauilo died June 7. He was born in Hilo. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday (June 17) at Waipi‘o Valley. Celebration of life at 5 p.m. at 43-974 Paauilo Hui Road. For details, call Aaron Hilua at 352-5339. Online condolences: Survived by companion, Alisha; mother, Marcella; father Shannon; hanai mother, Nadine; grandmother, Betty; sons, Ezekiel and Blaze; daughter, Dezirae; brothers, Aaron, Wennson, Tilton and Austin; sisters, Alexis and Erin; uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Mark Scott Hannum, 69, of Waipi‘o Valley died June 5. He was born in San Mateo, Calif. Celebration of life service at 10 a.m. Saturday (June 17) at Waipi’o Valley Beach. Scattering of cremains at 11 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Online condolences: Survived by daughters, Maile (Guy) Andrade and Naoma Wolfe; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Hannum; six grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Shawn Kealii Igdamen, 39, of Pahoa died May 31. He was born in Hilo. One-year celebration of life TBA at a later date. Online condolences: Survived by mother, Harriet Spencer-Arima; son, Koby Lono Cacho; daughters, Kauanoe Anuheamaikalani Husuko Igdamen, Hazlin Hokulani Carvalho-Igdamen and Elilin Princess Carvalho-Igdamen; brother, Roman Igdamen; sister, Ramona Spencer; uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Hajime Okamoto, 91, of Hilo died June 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired superintendent for the former C. Brewer Chemical. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Wednesday (June 21) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by daughters, Gale I. Wallace of Hilo and Jamie Y. (Gordon) Nekoba of Kurtistown; sisters, Yukimi Nham and Emiko Goya of Hilo; brother-in-law, Donald Shintaku of Hilo; sister-in-law, Blanche Maeda of Hilo; four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Julia Kulilikauaonalani Kimura, 97, of Waimea died June 5 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Waimea, she was a retired library technician at Thelma Parker Memorial Library, member of Imiola Congregational Church, Ahanui Kaahumanu Society and Waimea Senior Citizens, and volunteer at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Services held. Survived by daughters, Patricia Lewi of Waimea, Jeanne (George) Abe of Wailuku and Valerie (Gerald) Boteilho of Waimea; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Paul Joseph Steward, 78, of Nampa, Idaho, formerly of Hilo and Honolulu, died June 12. Born in Chicago, he was a retired banking executive, entrepreneur and college lecturer, and avid reader who enjoyed pertinent discussions, crossword puzzles, Scrabble and “Jeopardy!” Services held in Idaho. Survived by wife, Roxanna Steward; daughter, Joanne Kapololu; sister, Lala (Carl) Besich; sister-in-law, Cori; brother-in-law, Danny; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.


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