Esperanza “Pancing” Magaoay Acob, 69, of Hilo died Oct. 10 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. factory worker and member of St. Joseph Filipino Catholic Club, Puainako Prayer Group and Mabuhay Club of Hilo. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 9-10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Randy (Pomai) Acob, Clarence Acob and Nelson (Sheri-Lynne) Acob of Hilo; daughters, Lorna (Ellison) Ita and Loida (Steven) Enriques of Waikoloa; brothers, Juan (Nemia) Magaoay of Honolulu and Aricio (Julie) Magaoay of Honolulu; sisters, Florencia Aceret of Waimea, Florentina Magaoay and Norma Maria (Dexter) Jacinto of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Juan (Lilia) Acob of Papaaloa; sisters-in-law, Severa Acob of Honokaa and Arsenia (Marino) Acosta of Hilo; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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Ernestine “Ernie” Evelyn Felton, 94, of Kawaihae died May 29 at her foster care home in Hilo. Born in Olympia, Wash., she was a homemaker and co-owner of Kawaihae Concrete. Graveside services will be held at noon Nov. 10 at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona. Survived by sons, Odean Osborne of Post Falls, Idaho, Larry (Chirs) Felton of Richland, Wash.; daughter, Kathy (Jim) Woodburn of Portland, Ore.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Beryl Joyce Cambridge, 99, of Waikoloa died Oct. 26 at her residence. Born in Port Limon, Costa Rica, she was a homemaker and active member of Ascencion Catholic Church in Puako. Friends may call at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ascencion Catholic Church in Puako located at 65-1235 Kawaihae Road. Service at 11 a.m. Refreshments to follow. Survived by daughter, Yvonne Cambridge of Waikoloa; son, Robert (Terry) Cambridge of Los Angeles; granddaughters, Leslie (William) Bee of Waikoloa, Lisa (Claude) Mitchell of Ridgefield, Conn., Amanda Cambridge of Los Angeles; two great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Paul Arthur Ingledew, 88, of Hilo died Oct. 19 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Phoenix, he was a World War II veteran, retired San Diego City Fire Department captain, past president of East Hawaii Kiwanis Club, and a past president of Hawaii Island Board of Realtors. Private services held. Survived by daughter, Paula (Jeremy) Holbrook of Hilo; son, Russell (Katherine) Ingledew of La Jolla, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Danielle Ingledew of Medford, Ore.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Shizuko Akamine, 92, of Hilo died Oct. 13 at home. Born in Olaa, she was a former assistant manager for Finance Factors Ltd., insurance agent for Occidental Underwriters of Hawaii, and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, Buddhist Women’s Association, Hui Okinawa, Shoshin-Kai Koto Club, Olaa Village Reunion Committee and Hilo High School Class of 1940 Committee. Visitation 3:30-5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Martha Terao and Alison Akamine of Hilo; sisters, Tomie Higa of Honolulu, Tsuruko Shimabukuro and Amy (Tom) Ban of Hilo; brothers, Eichiro “Joe” Higa of Las Vegas, Douglas (Corinne) Higa of Waimea and Thomas Higa of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Tsuruko Nakamura of Hilo and Tomiko Ikuta of Honolulu; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ruth Mildred Castle-Burleson, 91, of Hilo died Oct. 19 at a private care home in Hilo. Born in Sterling, Ill., she was a retired bookkeeper and member of Hilo Missionary Church. Private services in Hilo and California at a later date. Survived by daughters, Christine (Rafael) Millet of Magnolia, Texas, and Donna (Art) Rico of Hilo; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Reuben Steven Akiona, 64, of Napoopoo died Oct. 13 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Captain Cook, he was a golf cart attendant for the former Kona Country Club. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Kealakekua. Mass at 10 a.m. Aloha attire; no flowers. Survived by sisters, Thelma (John) Akiona of Napoopoo and Tammy (Peter) Pahinui of Arizona; brothers, Sam Akiona Jr. and Harold Akiona of Napoopoo; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Hawaii County Civil Defense said Wednesday the narrow finger of lava from the June 27 flow that was moving along the south edge of the flow has now become the leading edge of the flow and has advanced approximately 100 yards since Tuesday.
Atanacio “Jack” Ancheta Acojido, 89, of Naalehu died Oct. 15 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama facility. Born in the Philippines, he was a retired factory maintenance worker for the former Ka‘u Sugar Co. and member of Naalehu Pensioners Club. Services held. Survived by wife, Julita B. Acojido of Naalehu; daughters, Zaclyn (Jared) Hook of Kona and Colbey (Ferdinand) Babas-Acojido of Hilo; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Justin Keoni Makio Kamahele Hirae, 21, of Hilo died Sept. 19 in Iowa. He was a Navy ROTC midshipman 2nd class at Iowa State University. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Survived by mother, Christy Hirae of Hilo; stepfather, Troy Amaral of Hilo; brother, Jordan Hirae of Tacoma, Wash.; stepbrothers, Garrett Amaral of Hilo and Blake Amaral of Honolulu; maternal grandmother, Puanani Mukai of Pahoa; paternal grandmother, Corliss Hirae of Hilo; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Linda Lapinid Ganigan, 70, of Hilo died Oct. 9 in Honolulu. Born in Honokaa, she was retired from KTA Super Stores Puainako and a member of Wainaku Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Visitation 2-3 p.m. Saturday at Paukaa Kingdom Hall, 445 Kulana Rd. Service at 3 p.m. No flowers. Survived by husband, Martin “Sonny” Ganigan Jr.; son, Jason (Sheila) Ganigan; daughters, Michele Ha‘o, Joy (Byron) Jitchaku and Shareen Ganigan of Hilo; Marsha (Geno) Mamone, of Fayetteville, N.C.; brothers, Rocky (Sheree) Lapinid of Paauilo and Floyd (Heather) Lapinid of Waikoloa; sisters, Fina Cariaga, Lauren Aragon of California, Beverly (Benjamin) Joaquin of Papaaloa, Angela (Jonathan) Ponce of Hilo, Sheila (Duane) De Luz of Paauilo and Aileen (Jacob) Thomas of Honolulu; eight grandchildren; nephews and nieces.
Kelii William Ioane Sr., 84, of Waimanalo, Oahu, died Sept. 4 in Kailua, Oahu. Born in Hilo he was a retired Pacific Concrete truck driver and U.S. Army Korean War veteran. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday at Puumaile Beach Park in Keaukaha. Beach casual attire; no flowers. Online condolences: www.oahumortuary.com . Survived by sons, Kelii Ioane Jr., Nathan Ioane and Wayson Ioane; daughters, Pauahi Ioane, Kamaka Ioane and Kapulani Ioane; stepsons, William Koa, Henry Koa and Maynard Koa; stepdaughters, Joy Koa and Jody Koa; brothers, Kahuwila Ioane and Myles Ioane; sisters, sisters, Noelani Kapuni and Barbara Manuwa; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Oahu Mortuary.
Mary Canning Knox, 82, of Holualoa died Oct. 10 at her residence. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, she worked as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner. Private services held. Memorial donations may be sent to the Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96745. Survived by children, Kathleen (Robert) Brooks of Holualoa; David (Patricia) Johnson of Flowery Branch, Ga.; Terry Guffrey of Ft Myers, Fla.; Colleen Levin of Bellevue, Wash.; Patricia Reid of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and Tom (Malinda) Johnson of Duluth, Ga.; siblings, Charles Canning of Portland, Maine; John (Sonny) Canning of Vero Beach, Fla.; and Patricia Alberding of Chicago, Ill.; 23 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 14 nieces and nephews.
Grace Ellen Kaulunahele, 71, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 4 at Life Care Center of Kona. Born in Honokaa, she was a housekeeper. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by brother, Kenneth (Dawn) Rillanos of Laupahoehoe; sisters, Linda Kaulunahele of Paauhau and Dianne (Phillip) Akao of Kailua-Kona; sister-in-law, Mary Rillanos of Honokaa; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jewel Sheppard Ebling, 82, of Jacksonville, Fla., and formerly of Hilo died Oct. 12. She was a retired bank officer and a Mary Kay consultant. Survived by daughter, Denise Nakanishi of Hilo. Memories and condolences at www.JohnsonOverturffunerals.com . Arrangements by Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka, Fla.