Obituaries for April 29
Abigail “Etta” K. Calles, 86, of Waimea died April 7 at home. Born in Keei, South Kona, she was a housewife and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Hale O Na Ali‘i of Honolulu. Visitation 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea 2nd Ward. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Waimea County Cemetery, Mormon section. Aloha attire. Condolences to P.O. Box 2717, Kamuela, HI 96743. Survived by sons, David (Bree) Calles, Joseph (Shirley) Calles Jr. and Edward “Malu” Calles; daughters, Muilana (Mike) Shane’, Abigail (Gordon) Tattsuke, Goldie F. Brazil and Lea Ann (Kaleo) Barcenas; hanai daughter, Naome Shane’; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; hanai children, hanai grandchildren, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Wendell Kalani Hall, 51 of Glenwood died April 18 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honokaa, he was an auto body technician and former owner of Fleet Refinishing Hawaii. Celebration of life 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 5 at Carlsmith Beach Park (Four Mile). Casual attire. Survived by wife, Karen Hall of Glenwood; son, Matthew (Denia) Hall of Waianae; daughters, Bethany Hall of Hawaii, Lindsay (Ekolu Viernes) Hall of Keaau, Victoria Hall and Ana Hall of Glenwood; brothers, Arthur K. Hall and Nicholas R. Hall of Waimea, Jeffery (Marissa) Hall of Mountain View; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
John “Sonny” Kaiewe Jr., 83, of Hilo died April 20 at home. Born in Olaa, he was a retired resource manager specialist at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, U.S. Army veteran and member of Glad Tidings Church, Hawaii Army National Guard and Keola Pono No Na Kupuna. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, May 7 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire. Survived by wife, Cecilia Kaiewe of Hilo; son, John Kaiewe III of Olaa; daughters, Gail Laila (Dominic Anderson) Aguiar of Hilo, Martha Ann K. Aquino of Olaa and Hulali (Paulsmith) Kane of Hookena; brothers, Oliver (Anna) Fujiyama and William “Cowboy” Ahuna of Honolulu, Archie (Melody) Fujiyama of Keaau, William (Doreen) Fujiyama of Kurtistown, Donald (Karen) Fujiyama and Solomon “Solo” (Mary Jane “Cookie”) Fujiyama of Hilo, Jimmy (Loretta) Jones of Waimanalo, Oahu; sisters, Linda Jones of Honolulu, Jennie Kauai MaCadang of Los Angeles, Priscilla (Paul) Soto of California, Lei (George) Cabiling of Kona, Nona Weaver of Makakilo, Oahu, Gladys Nakoa of Waimanalo, Oahu and Thelma (Wallace) Readon of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Anita Jones of Colorado; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Harry James Medeiros, 64, of Kailua-Kona died January 31 in Yucaipa, Calif. Born in Olaa, he was retired Isemoto Contracting Co. heavy equipment operator and Vietnam War veteran. Graveside committal service and urn burial 9 a.m. Friday, May 3 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Survived by daughter, Jadelin (Caine) Chun of Oahu; father, Harry V. Medeiros of Ainaloa; brother, Rodney Medeiros of Hilo; sisters, Janis (Kasa) Medeiros-Neizmen of Volcano and Dayna Unea of Hilo; three grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Duane “Pete” Harold Pederson, 68, of Hilo died April 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Williston, N.D., he was a retired mail carrier, retired U.S. Marine Corps 1st Sergeant and Vietnam War veteran. Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, May 3 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by son, Julian (Mandi) Pederson of Minnesota; daughters, Nyla Pederson and Monique (Kayne) Palea of California, Sharla (Aaron) Tengan and Marilee Pederson of Hilo; one brother and three sisters; one grandson and six granddaughters. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Elizabeth Dulatre died on April 15. An obituary published April 20 omitted that information.
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