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  • Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 12:05am

    William “Bill” Edmund Foe, 77, of Kailua-Kona died Nov. 1 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Mount Clemens, Mich., he was a retired heavy equipment operator. Private service held. Donations can be sent to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Condolences to: R. Daniel, P.O. Box 2054, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by wife, Ronnie Daniel of Kailua-Kona; brother, Frank (Lynn) Foe of Michigan; daughters, Gloria Jackson, Gail (P.J.) Wolff and Gina (Craig) Mitcham, all of Arizona; sons, Richard (Kathryn) Foe and Ryan Watt of Arizona, Bill Watt of California; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii

  • Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 12:06am

    Carole Fusako Osaki, 72, of Hilo died Oct. 13 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired medical technologist. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sisters, Sandra Osaki of Waipahu, Oahu, and Susan Donohue of California; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:05am

    James Marion Campbell, 93, of Pahoa died Oct. 22 in Hilo. Born in Indiana, he was a retired consultant, U.S. Navy veteran and member of Puna Hongwanji Mission. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). No flowers. Survived by stepsons, Kenneth Hayashi of Wahiawa, Oahu, Norman Hayashi of Hilo, Calvin (Cary) Hayashi of Pahoa; stepdaughters, Hazel (Owen) Nakano of Hilo, Joy (Rodney) Akiyama of Kaneohe, Oahu. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 12:06am

    Vernon Dede Jr., 56, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 28 at home. Born in Bossier City, La., he owned a Kwik Kar automotive repair shop in Bedford, Texas, and was an Ironman finisher in Houston. Celebration of life and potluck 2-4 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5) at Kona Vistas Recreation Center, Pualani and Lako streets in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Mary Dede of Kailua-Kona; son, Wes (Jenna) Dede of Las Cruces, N.M.; mother, Else Dede of Keller, Texas; sisters, Diana (Allan) Heinle of Denver and Patricia (Paul) Larmon of Colleyville, Texas; brother, Robert (Deanna) Dede of Keller. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Kona.

  • Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 1:43pm

    Caroline Leilani Ferreira, 45, of Pahoa died Oct. 3 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a former standing guard for Aloha Security, former janitor for Hilo International Airport and a member of the Koa Puna Motorcycle Club. Visitation 5:30-6 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 26) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Celebration of life at 6 p.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Lalo; daughter, Marcela Rodriguez; son, Lupe Rodriguez-Bello; mother, Phylis Flores; sister, Joelynn Ferreira; brother, Johnathan Flores; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 12:06am

    Kaneyasu “Kane” Enomoto, 90, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 25 at home. Born in Tokyo, he was a retired Japanese-language tour business owner and member of Daifukuji Soto Mission. Private service held. Survived by wife, Michiko Enomoto of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Joanne Hara of Honolulu and Julie Enomoto of California; hanai son, Jeffrey Iwabuchi of Honolulu; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

  • Posted: Oct 31 2017 - 12:05am

    Allen Dillon, 68, of Volcano died Oct. 23 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in California, he was a behavioral health therapist at Hilo and Waiakea high schools and The Arc of Hilo. No services. Memorial donations to Hawaii Island Humane Society, P.O. Box 939, Keaau, HI 96749. Survived by daughter, Michelle Grodsky of Texas; sons, Michael Dillon and Thad Dillon of California; mother, Joann Cantelmo of New Mexico; sister, Angela (David) Bartley of New Mexico; two grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 30 2017 - 5:06pm

    Alipio Agtagma Castro, 86, of Honokaa died Oct. 14 at home. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a retired steward for the Hyatt Regency/Hilton Waikoloa Village and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. All-night vigil starts 6 p.m. Friday (Nov. 3) at family home, 45-3687 Olopua Place, Honokaa. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 4) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcome. Survived by wife, Brigida Castro of Honokaa; daughters, Anacleta (Gerry) Romero and of Honokaa and Florencia (Ernesto) Pasalo of Maui; sons, Adel (Cora) Castro and Basilio Castro of Honokaa, Boni (Mary Jane) Castro of Paauilo, Victorino (Caroline) Castro of Honokaa, Robert (Marlyn Grace) Castro of Philippines; brother-in-law, Arcadio (Remegia) Lorenzo of the Philippines; sister in-law, Monica Pinacate of the Philippines; 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 29 2017 - 12:06am

    Norman Blank, 85, of Pahoa died Oct. 19 at home. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he was retired from grout and tile restoration, a member of New York Life Millionaire Roundtable and U.S. Air Force veteran. Private memorial service will be held. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by wife, Petronila Blank of Pahoa; son, Gregory Blank of New York; brother, Calvin Blank of New York; and sister, Sheila Newman of Florida.

  • Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 12:06am

    William “Braddah Craig” Collins, 58, of Hawi died Oct. 14 at Kohala Hospital. Born in Florida, he was a handyman. No known survivors. Friends will host a celebration of life service at 5 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 1) at Mahukona Beach Park. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 12:06am

    Konoe “Kay” Kuba Miyada, 103, of Keaau died Aug. 29 in Honolulu. She was a retiree of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. Private services at a later date. Survived by daughters, Shirley (Stanley) Nagao of Gardena, Calif., Sharon (Richard) Yamanaka of Honolulu, Diana (Roy) Yamanouchi of San Jose, Calif.; son, Russell (Linda) Miyada of Vancouver, Wash.; sister, Michiko Okuna Ryan of Hilo; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

  • Posted: Oct 25 2017 - 12:06am

    Placida Pearl Glory, 76, of Kealakekua died Oct. 21 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, she was a savings supervisor for American Savings Bank and member of Kona Hawaiian Civic Club, Professional Secretary International, Kona Chapter, and South Kona Catholic churches. Wake service 5-9 p.m. Friday (Oct. 27) at St. John’s Catholic Church in Kealakekua; 6 p.m. rosary. Visitation at 8 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 28) at St. John’s. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Survived by daughter, Lisa (Thomas) Klein of Chicago; son, Lloyd (Shari) Glory of Ravensdale, Wash.; brothers, George (Lei) Cabilin of Captain Cook, Martin (Marcia) Cabilin of Kailua-Kona, Charles (Min) Cabilin of Kent, Wash.; sisters, Ramona (Raymond) Ciriaco of Captain Cook, Julita (Edgar) Spencer of Waimea, Maura (James) Patao and Brenda (Michael) MacMullen of Kailua-Kona, Irene (William) Castelline of Des Moines, Iowa; three grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:06am

    Tracey Dean Akau, 63, of Waimea died Sept. 9 at home. Born in Hilo, she was manager/buyer for Parker Ranch Store in Waimea. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 28) at Kahilu Town Hall in Waimea. Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Aloha attire; contact Ainahua Florals in Waimea at 885-4045 for all floral arrangements. Gathering at the Akau Hale following services for food, music and fellowship. Survived by husband, Arnold Akau Sr. of Waimea; daughters, Hilari (Douglas) O’Dell of Hilo, Mia (William) Akau-LaClair of Waimea; son, Arnold (Tammie) Akau Jr. of Kawaihae; brother, Paul (Georgianne) Murray of Hilo; sisters, Leslie (Ford) Pascual of Volcano, Sharon (Robert) Martins of Hawaiian Paradise Park; eight grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 12:06am

    Patrick “Pat” Henry Cain, 67, of Waimea died Oct. 8 at home. He was a plumber and fisherman. Celebration of life at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at Glenwood Park in Hilo. Survived by daughters, Kimberly (Terry) Gray of California, Cassie (Taicee) Iremia of Honolulu, Tiare Bedell of Colorado, Minnie Cain, Carrie Kimmal and Amanda Kimmal; sons, Johnny Kimmal of Maui and Jimmy (Billie Joe) Kimmal of Hilo; brother, Robert Ketterman of Kansas; sisters, Genny (Daniel Meyer) Cain of California, Imagene (Norman) Gonsalves of Kauai, Irmagene Kaohe of Honolulu and Sharon (Lorna) Perez of Waimea; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

  • Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 12:06am

    William “Braddah Craig” Collins, 58, of Hawi died Oct. 14 at Kohala Hospital. Born in Florida, he was a handyman. No known survivors. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.