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  • Posted: Feb 4 2016 - 1:31am

    William Richard Cliff, 75, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 26 in Tahiti. Born in Aurora, Ill., he was a commercial airline pilot, U.S. Navy veteran, member of Rotary Club of Kona Mauka and Kona Hospital Management Board and enjoyed traveling, food and wine. Private services and a celebration of life at a later date. No flowers. Donations to Family Support Hawaii, familysupporthawaii.org or Rotary Club of Kona Mauka, P.O. Box 1544, Kealakekua, HI 96750. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by partner, Gabriella Cooper of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Margaret Parks of Laguna Hills, Calif., and Jennifer (Lance) Levake of Turlock, Calif.; sons, Christopher (Kathryn) Peele of Austin, Texas, and Michael Peele of Holualoa; mother, Angelyn Cliff of Carol Stream, Ill,; sisters, Charlene Cliff of Oak Park, Ill., and Angela (Michael Turgeon) Cliff of St. Charles, Ill.; six grandchildren; one niece and one nephew. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 3 2016 - 1:30am

    Lukas Kamali Agliam-Lodivero, infant boy, of Hilo was stillborn Jan. 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Services pending. Survived by parents, Randy Lodivero and Melissa Agliam of Hilo; hanai brother, Lucky Agliam of Hilo; paternal grandparents, Domingo and Natividad Lodivero of Naalehu; maternal grandparents, Allen (Carol Kirihara) Agliam of Hilo, Lani Agliam of Hilo; maternal great-grandparents, Nina Agliam of Pepeekeo, Howard Waltjen of Hilo; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Feb 2 2016 - 1:30am

    Pierre Ernest Bouvet, 95, of Hendersonville, N.C., formerly of Waimea, died Jan. 27 at home. Born in Mumbai, India, he was a retired manager of the former Hamakua Sugar Co., chemical engineer, patented inventor and World War II veteran of the South African Air Force. Funeral Mass 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, in the main sanctuary of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hendersonville. No flowers, memorial donations to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743. Online condolences: forestlawnhendersonville.com. Survived by wife, Nancy Bouvet; daughter, Marie (Robert) Hardin of Tennessee; brothers, Roger Bouvet of England and Jean Bouvet of Washington; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Hendersonville.

  • Posted: Feb 1 2016 - 1:30am

    Keith Nakoa Gonsalves, 25, of Hilo died Jan. 5. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 6) at New Hope Hilo, 840 Kupulau Road. Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by mother, Ernesta Marie (Martin Verece) Gonsalves of Hilo; father, Kevin A. Gonsalves of Waianae, Oahu; grandparents Dianna (Valentine) Gonsalves of Puna and Frank Gonsalves Sr. of Hilo, Josephine Pang of Waianae; son, Jonah Enos Gonsalves of Hilo; brothers Joey Gonsalves, Chavez Gonsalves and Elijah Gonsalves of Hilo, Keka Makana Doi-Toilolo of Waianae; sister, Tansy Gonsalves of Hilo; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 31 2016 - 1:30am

    Lawrence Chester Carter Sr., 62, of Hilo died Jan. 4 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired plumber for Keith Shigehara Plumbing, U.S. Army veteran and member of Hilo Trollers Fishing Tournament. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Friday (Feb. 5) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 9-10 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 6) at the chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Debbie (Leopoldino) Carter of Hilo; sons, Jonathan Carter, Lawrence C. Carter Jr. and Gene Carter of Hilo; daughters, Patricia (Lee Marvin Jr.) Ugalde, Edith (Garen Comer) Carter and Clarice (Dane) Crivello of Hilo; mother, Mary Eileen Maewa Na‘ope-Crum of Hilo; sister, M. Nani Na‘ope of Hilo; brothers, Ralph (Aileen) Crum Jr., Calavin “Fatman” (Jan) Crum Sr., Francis “Pocho” Crum, Cedric A. Kailikini of Hilo and Joseph P. (Cindy) Kaina Sr. of Makakilo, Oahu; eight grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 30 2016 - 1:31am

    Carlos Albert Albuquerque, 61, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 26. Born in Santa Clara, Calif., he was a cabinetmaker. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by daughter, Jocelyn Weaver of Gearhart, Ore.; son, Jason Albuquerque of Sonora, Calif.; brothers, Phil Albuquerque and Timmy Albuquerque of Scotts Valley, Calif.; four grandchildren; one niece and one nephew. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 29 2016 - 1:31am

    Darrel Leroy Gibson, 51, of Keaau died Jan. 20 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was self-employed. Private services at a later date. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Lynn Gibson of Keaau; sons, Kalike Domen of Keaau, Robert Gibson and Robert Souza of Wahiawa, Oahu; daughter, Cheryl (Brandon) Reeves of New Jersey and Kanoe Roddie of Pearl City, Oahu; brother, Raymond Mamea of Wahiawa; sisters, Lucinda (Aaron) Bustillos of Keaau, Duffy Gibson of Honolulu and Sophia Mamea of Wahiawa; 10 grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 28 2016 - 1:30am

    Michael Arthur Bond, 66, of Pahoa died Jan. 20 at home. Born in Fall River, Mass., he was a retired mechanical quality engineer for the Naval Weapons Station in Corona, Calif., and a U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War. Private services. Survived by wife, Julia Bond of Pahoa; sons, Matthew (Liz) Bond of Riverside, Calif., Christopher (Cherie) Brandt of San Diego and Maxwell Glasheen of Tracy, Calif.; daughters, Megan Bond of Riverside and Amy Brown of Redlands, Calif.; sister, Eileen (George) Antonelli of Mebane, N.C.; 10 grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 27 2016 - 1:31am

    Nephi Kahalewai Akina Jr., 41, of Hilo, formerly of Ewa Beach, Oahu, died Jan. 24 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama facility. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie North Stake Center on Oahu. Service at 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Online condolence: woolseymortuary.com. Survived by parents, Nephi and Debbie Akina of Hilo; sister, Michelle Ayala of Washington; brothers, Ryan “Pono” Akina and Shane “Ikaika” Akina of Washington; paternal grandmother, Dora K. Akina of Hauula, Oahu; maternal grandfather, Ralph Clay of California. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2016 - 1:30am

    Eleanor Catherine Benedict, 86, of Keaau died Dec. 29. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired chef and baker for Kaneohe Elementary School. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 30) at Sure Foundation Church, 16-1592 Pohaku Circle, Keaau. Celebration of life service at 10 a.m. Refreshments to follow. Honolulu visitation 10-11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Burial at 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, 45-425 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by sons, Ronald A. (Bobbie) Benedict of Mililani, Oahu, Darryl J. (Valerie) Benedict of Pearl City, Oahu, and Gary D. (Robin) Benedict of Keaau; sisters, Violet (Manuel) Nascimento and Jacquiline Gouveia of Waialua, Oahu; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 25 2016 - 1:30am

    Ellen Cho, 78, of Keauhou Mauka died Jan. 16 at the Community Hospital. Born in Hookena, she retired as a waitress for Royal Kona and worked for King Kam and Ocean View and was a member of Seventh-day Adventist Church in Captain Cook. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 31). Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Lunch and fellowship to follow at Yano Hall. For info, visit ballardfamilymortuaries.com or call 322-2986. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by children, Valerie Cho and Stanford Cho, of Keauhou Mauka, Warren Cho, of Hookena; brother, Louis Alani of Hookena; sister, Lucy (Donald) Oliveros of Captain Cook; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 24 2016 - 1:30am

    Dolores Quimoyog Aurelio, 79, of Pahala died Jan. 7 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a macadamia nut harvester and member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 30) at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Pahala. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Burial in the church cemetery. Survived by sons, Edgar (Imelda) Aurelio and Robert (Elizabeth) Aurelio of Pahala, Cesar (Adora) Aurelio of Honolulu; stepson, Jerry Aurelio of the Philippines; daughters, Delia Aguinaldo, Luida (Ferman) Susa and Amelia (Ferdinand) Capuz of Honolulu, Lilybeth (Florentino) Orcino of Pahala; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Aurelio of Hilo; sister, Victoria (Rocky) Arios of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Inocencia Quimoyog and Dionicia Quimoyog of Honolulu; 22 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 23 2016 - 1:30am

    Yaeko Bolos, 82, of Hilo died Jan. 9 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Manchuria, she was a homemaker and member of GGG, AJA, Reed’s Bay and Lehua golf clubs. Services held. Survived by sons, Dell (Dina) Bolos of Hilo and Gary (Teri) Bolos of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Misuzu Yoshizawa of Japan; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 22 2016 - 1:31am

    Irie Hiapohokumakamae Emma-Gene Akemi Auwae, 4 months, of Kurtistown died Jan. 12 at Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 27) at New Hope Hilo, 840 Kupulau Road. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by, mother, Kuumelemakamae Auwae; father, Jerry W.K. Kahooilihala Jr.; grandparents, Ronald Auwae Jr. and Iris Auwae, Bethany Guyer and Jerry W.K. Kahooilihala Sr.; great-grandparents, Craig (Hannah) Hara, Ronald (Judy) Auwae Sr., Nalani (Lloyd) Longakit, Jerry A. Kahooilihala and Linda Kahooilihala; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Jan 21 2016 - 1:31am

    Ellen Cho, 78, of Keauhou Mauka died Jan. 16 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hookena, she was a waitress for King Kam, Ocean View and retired from Royal Kona, and was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Captain Cook. Lunch and fellowship to follow at Yano Hall. For information, visit www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com or call 322-2986. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by children, Valerie Cho and Stanford Cho of Keauhou Mauka, Warren (Tammy) Cho of Hookena; brother, Louis Alani of Hookena; sister, Lucy (Donald) Oliveros of Captain Cook; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and loved ones. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.