Jerome Mansinon, Sr., 62, of Hilo died Jan. 17 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired mason. Services will be held at a later date. Survived by sons, Jerome (Tammi) Mansinon, Jr. of Hilo, Mario Mansinon of New Mexico; sisters, Geraldine (Philip) Relator of Honolulu, Stella (Melvin) Young of Honolulu, Sandra (Edward) Matias of Honolulu, Yolanda (Thomas) Blackwell of Honolulu, Gwendolyn (Dennis “Buzzy”) Makua of Honolulu; brothers, Ronald (Lidian) Mansinon of California, James (Ioane) Mansinon of Honolulu, Frances (Rozlyn) Mansinon of Honolulu, John (Agnes) Mansinon of Honolulu; hanai sister, Shannon (Barry) Figueroa of Honolulu; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Lawson Dwight Arakaki, 67, of Pearl City, Oahu, died Dec. 29 in Aiea, Oahu. Born in Kohala, he was employed by Ferguson Waterworks and a member of the Broke “D” Club. Friends may call 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Oahu; service at 6:30; Survived by wife, Paula Arakaki; sons, Paul M.K. (Chermaine) Arakaki, James L.T. (Valerie) Arakaki, David P.S. (Marveen) Arakaki; daughters, Michele K.K. Arakaki, Hope M.E. (Paul) Helsham, Renee T.L. (Kahekili) Arakaki; sisters, Takiko Mizuno of Japan, Terry Jean Arakaki; brothers, Derrick (Arlene) Arakaki, Neil (Donna) Arakaki; mother, Ethel Arakaki; 15 grandchildren, one great-grandchild.