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  • Posted: Nov 21 2014 - 1:03am

    Darrel Aiban’s obituary in the Thursday, Nov. 20, edition of the Tribune-Herald omitted a date for the inurnment. It will be held at noon today at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona.

  • Posted: Nov 21 2014 - 1:03am

    Darrel Aiban’s obituary in the Thursday, Nov. 20, edition of the Tribune-Herald omitted a date for the inurnment. It will be held at noon today at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona.

  • Posted: Nov 20 2014 - 4:03pm

    Marajane Heinold, 88, of Honokaa died Oct. 30 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. Born in Stilesville, Ind., she was a bank teller and homemaker. Private celebration of life to be held. Survived by daughter, Jana Troute of Kona; brother, Thomas (Cathy) Eader of Indiana; granddaughters, Amy Raine Heinold of Arizona, Amber (Esoos) Bobnar of Boston, Savijaveh Wonson of Arizona; grandson, Hunter Mugford of Seattle; great-grandson, Ivan Bobnar of Boston. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

  • Posted: Nov 20 2014 - 4:03pm

    Marajane Heinold, 88, of Honokaa died Oct. 30 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. Born in Stilesville, Ind., she was a bank teller and homemaker. Private celebration of life to be held. Survived by daughter, Jana Troute of Kona; brother, Thomas (Cathy) Eader of Indiana; granddaughters, Amy Raine Heinold of Arizona, Amber (Esoos) Bobnar of Boston, Savijaveh Wonson of Arizona; grandson, Hunter Mugford of Seattle; great-grandson, Ivan Bobnar of Boston. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

  • Posted: Nov 20 2014 - 1:00am

    Darrel Aiban, 63, of Pahala died Nov. 9 at the Kona Community Hospital. Born in Pahala, he was a security guard at the Ka‘u Hospital, a member of New Hope Church in Hilo and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Friends may call at noon at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona for an inurnment. Casual attire. Survived by companion, Merle Saplan of Naalehu; brother, Glenn (Ona) Aniban of Pahala; sisters, Charlene (Scott) Crutcher, Donna-Lynn (Gary) Duguran, and Tessie (Melvin) DePeralta, all of Kailua-Kona; several aunts and uncles; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Nov 20 2014 - 1:00am

    Darrel Aiban, 63, of Pahala died Nov. 9 at the Kona Community Hospital. Born in Pahala, he was a security guard at the Ka‘u Hospital, a member of New Hope Church in Hilo and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Friends may call at noon at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona for an inurnment. Casual attire. Survived by companion, Merle Saplan of Naalehu; brother, Glenn (Ona) Aniban of Pahala; sisters, Charlene (Scott) Crutcher, Donna-Lynn (Gary) Duguran, and Tessie (Melvin) DePeralta, all of Kailua-Kona; several aunts and uncles; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Nov 19 2014 - 1:02am

    Kazuto “Ompo” Rudy Judalena, 73, of Pahala died Oct. 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pahala, he was a retired groundskeeper for Ka‘u Hospital. Visitation from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Pahala. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m., mountain-to-ocean cruise to follow. Luncheon at 12 p.m. at Punalu‘u Beach Park, large pavilion. Casual attire. Survived by daughter, Penny (David Kaplan) Judalena of Oregon; sons, Eric Judalena of San Diego, Calif., Nathan Judalena of Hilo, Joshua Judalena of Pahala and Noah Judalena of Pahala; sister, Nancy Carpio of Maui; nine grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.

  • Posted: Nov 19 2014 - 1:02am

    Kazuto “Ompo” Rudy Judalena, 73, of Pahala died Oct. 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pahala, he was a retired groundskeeper for Ka‘u Hospital. Visitation from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Pahala. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m., mountain-to-ocean cruise to follow. Luncheon at 12 p.m. at Punalu‘u Beach Park, large pavilion. Casual attire. Survived by daughter, Penny (David Kaplan) Judalena of Oregon; sons, Eric Judalena of San Diego, Calif., Nathan Judalena of Hilo, Joshua Judalena of Pahala and Noah Judalena of Pahala; sister, Nancy Carpio of Maui; nine grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.

  • Posted: Nov 17 2014 - 1:00am

    Sadami Yada Hamamoto, 90, of Hilo died at home on Friday, Oct. 31. Born in Kaiaakea, she was a retired secretary for the University of Hawaii at Hilo. She was a member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin and its Buddhist Women’s Association, Home Gardener’s Club, Waiakea Recreation Center Adult Fitness Group, and the East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjinkai. Private services held. No koden. Survived by sons, Jerry (Jane) Hamamoto of Hilo and Robert Hamamoto of Hilo; daughters, Ann Sayoko (Patrick Kazuo) Lau of Hilo and Joan (Gregg) Mayo of Hilo; six grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.

  • Posted: Nov 17 2014 - 1:00am

    Sadami Yada Hamamoto, 90, of Hilo died at home on Friday, Oct. 31. Born in Kaiaakea, she was a retired secretary for the University of Hawaii at Hilo. She was a member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin and its Buddhist Women’s Association, Home Gardener’s Club, Waiakea Recreation Center Adult Fitness Group, and the East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjinkai. Private services held. No koden. Survived by sons, Jerry (Jane) Hamamoto of Hilo and Robert Hamamoto of Hilo; daughters, Ann Sayoko (Patrick Kazuo) Lau of Hilo and Joan (Gregg) Mayo of Hilo; six grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.

  • Posted: Nov 16 2014 - 1:00am

    Ernest Edward Albritton, 51, of Captain Cook died Nov. 10 at home. Born in Chico, Calif., he was a journeyman electrician, a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and U.S. Army veteran. No services at this time. Scattering of ashes will be at a later date. Survived by his wife, Evone Albritton of Captain Cook; son, Michael Mendes of Germany; daughter, Jini (Randy) Rash of Chico, Calif.; two grandchildren; two brothers; aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Nov 16 2014 - 1:00am

    Ernest Edward Albritton, 51, of Captain Cook died Nov. 10 at home. Born in Chico, Calif., he was a journeyman electrician, a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and U.S. Army veteran. No services at this time. Scattering of ashes will be at a later date. Survived by his wife, Evone Albritton of Captain Cook; son, Michael Mendes of Germany; daughter, Jini (Randy) Rash of Chico, Calif.; two grandchildren; two brothers; aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Nov 15 2014 - 1:00am

    Haime A. Barroga, 95, of Kurtistown died Oct. 14 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in the Philippines, he was a cook and U.S. Army World War II veteran. Visitation from 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Pearl City, Oahu. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by stepdaughters, Anne Park of Kurtistown, Belinda Morris of Los Angeles, Calif.; stepsons, John Rosa of Waialua, Oahu, Richard Clark, Cyrus Clark, both of Honolulu. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Nov 15 2014 - 1:00am

    Haime A. Barroga, 95, of Kurtistown died Oct. 14 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in the Philippines, he was a cook and U.S. Army World War II veteran. Visitation from 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Pearl City, Oahu. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by stepdaughters, Anne Park of Kurtistown, Belinda Morris of Los Angeles, Calif.; stepsons, John Rosa of Waialua, Oahu, Richard Clark, Cyrus Clark, both of Honolulu. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

  • Posted: Nov 14 2014 - 1:03am

    Donald Keith Namahoe Jr., 78, of Hilo died Oct. 27. He was born in Honolulu. Celebration of life Saturday, Nov. 22, at New Hope Leeward Kapolei on Oahu. Visitation at 10 a.m. Service at 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Survived by daughters, Tay (Rusty) Pundyke of Kula, Maui, Wendy (Bill) Abilla of Waikele, Oahu, Gwen ( J ) Conway of Kaneohe, Oahu, and Tara (Garret Maeda) Thater; brother, Elton Namahoe of Hilo; sister, Juanita (Eddie) Namahoe-Adams of Dilley, Texas; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.