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Obituaries for February 27

Aliyana Malulani Orellana-Santana, 3 months, died Feb. 25. She was born in Honolulu. Friends may call 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Holualoa; Mass at 11 a.m. Survived by parents, Jose Francisco Orellana and Natasha Santana of Kailua Kona; brother, Francisco Ivan Orellana-Santana of Kailua-Kona; maternal grandparent, Natalie Santana of Kailua Kona; paternal grandparents, Virginia Miranda and Hunberto Orellana of Honduras; uncles, aunts and many cousins. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Wallace T. Nakayama, 70, of Hilo died Feb. 12. Born in Hilo, he was a construction superintendent with Willocks Construction, and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Private services held. No koden. Survived by brothers, Robert (Anita) Nakayama of Tacoma, Wash., Bert (Irma) Nakayama and Larry (Suzanne) Nakayama, both of Hilo; sisters, Elaine Nobuhara of Gardena, Calif., Lillian Watanabe and Judith (Stanley) Fujiyama, both of Hilo, and Kay (Masao) Oshiro of Waipahu, Oahu; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Walden, 77, of Hawaii Kai, Oahu, formerly of Volcano, died Feb. 20 in Yakima, Wash. Born in Rockland, Maine, she was a former first-grade teacher and member of Alcoholics Anonymous. Memorial service Saturday in Yakima, Wash.; memorial service also at 2 p.m. March 9, at Waiokeola Congregational Church, 4705 Kilauea Ave., Honolulu. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to for Alzheimer’s research. Online tributes can be made at by sons, John and James Walden; sisters, Rita Desjardins and Sandra Jenness, and two grandchildren.

Takeshi Okumura, 79, of Waikoloa died Feb. 13 at home. Born in Osaka, Japan, he was a retired bank manager and member of Kamuela Hongwanji Mission and the Kamuela Hongwanji Golf Club. Private services held. Survived by wife, Hanae Okumura of Waikoloa; daughter, Nancy Okumura of Mill Valley, Calif.; sons, Kenneth (Donna) Okumura of Sunnyvale, Calif., Curtis Okumura of Pleasanton, Calif., Victor (Stacey) Okumura of Belmont, Calif.; sister, Yasuko (Nobuyuki) Handa of Osaka, Japan; and nine grandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.


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