Obituaries for Aug. 11
Richard Aaron Bryant, 74, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 7 at home. Born in Detroit, he was co-owner of Double Dare Inc. Services held. Survived by wife, Sheryl Bryant of Kailua-Kona; sons, Scott Bryant of Portland, Ore., and Rhett Bryant of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Lori McGuire of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Lisa Tackett of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Lillian (Larry) Freese and Linda (Lenny) Pardue of Portland, Ore.; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Bertha “Roberta” “Bert” Hunt, 77, of Pahoa died Aug. 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Kapoho, she was a self-employed noni farmer and member of Opihikao Congregational Church. Urn memorial service 10:30 a.m. at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall. Casual attire. Survived by son, Simeon Enriquez Jr. of Pahoa; daughters, Lynn Maile (Norman) Palacat of Pahoa and Charlene Kuualoha (Tim) Ishikuro of Honokaa; brothers, Richard Veloria and Jerry (Dolly) Veloria of Keaau, Earl (Audrey) Veloria of Kohala, Roy (Karen) Veloria of Hilo; sisters, Beatrice (Gary) Rothfus of Honomu, Cynthia (Archie) Kekuawela and Hana Pau of Keaau, Audrey (Stephen) Correa of Pahoa and Eunice Mulec of Opihikao; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Alvin Sueo Inoue, 62, of Hilo died July 23 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired Hilo branch manager for the state Unemployment Division and member of Kuikahi Senior softball team and the HGEA bowling league. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Gail Inoue of Hilo; sons, Branden Inoue of Honolulu and Gavin Inoue of Los Angeles; mother, Teruko Inoue of Hilo; sister, Karen Inoue of Hilo; brother-in-law, George Kawachi of Hilo; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Masaharu Kuramoto, 88, of Hilo died July 29 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired journeyman printer for Hawaii Tribune-Herald and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Services held. Survived by wife, Ruth Kuramoto of Hilo; son, Keith Kuramoto of Hilo; daughter, Ila (Ross) Langner of San Jose, Calif.; sisters, Sachiko Nishioka of Honolulu, Fujiko Motobu of Honolulu; two grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Hanae Helen Uyeda, 93, of Hilo died Aug. 3 at home. Born on Oahu, she was a retired hotel housekeeper and member of New Hope Christian Fellowship Hamakua and Hilo, Pomaikai Senior Citizens and Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Gathering Place in Hilo. Celebration of life service at 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Kennard (Joi) Uyeda of Texas and Harold (Susan) Uyeda of Kauai; daughter, Beatrice (Lawrence) Miyasato of Hilo; brothers, Saichi Fukutani and Masaru (Mabel) Fukutani of Honolulu, Hisao Fukutani of Maui and Yoshimi (Lillian) Fukutani of California; sister, Florence (Jitsuo) Yamamoto of Maui; brother-in-law, Richard Murakami of Maui; 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Marjory Leinani “Nani” “Popo” Young, 77, of Hilo died July 30 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired preschool teacher for The Children’s House in Pearl City, Oahu. Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by sons, Dave (Marlene Sherman) Young and Guy (Rhonda) Young; daughter, A. Iwalani (Kyle “Bully” Kelii) Harris; brothers, Edward (Nancy) Kini, Harry (Pat) Aki, Bobby (Lana) Kini and Edwin (Mona) Kini; sisters, Harriet Paishon and Pua Kini; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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