Obituaries for Aug. 19


Chalmers Larsen Akima, 48, of Las Vegas and Waimea died July 22 at St. Rose Dominican Hospitals Siena Campus in Las Vegas. Born in Honolulu, he worked for by the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, KTA Super Stores, Com Systems, California Hotel and Casino, and the Clark County tax office and was a member of the Las Vegas Lions Club, Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club and numerous Hawaiian civic clubs on the mainland. Visitation 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Service at 1 p.m. Inurnment to follow in the church cemetery. Survived by parents, William Louis Akima and Lorna Marlene Kaiuwailani Akima of Waimea; sister, Willette Kalaokahaku Akima of Waimea; brother, William Louis Akima Jr. of Waimea; hanai sister, Jolynn Dean of Waimea; sister-in-law, Fujiko Ululani Akima of Waimea; brother-in-law, Gerard Guerrero of Waimea; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Norman “Norms” Kauhane Macomber Jr., 34, of Hilo died Aug. 10 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a warehouseman for HPM Building Supply and vice president of Aupuni ‘O Hawaii. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 7 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by daughters, Anela Macomber, Kaimana Macomber, Hokulei Macomber, Wailea Macomber and Nakiliwai Macomber; companion, Nalani Davis of Hilo; parents, Norman Macomber Sr. and Pearl “Elena” Macomber of Hilo; brothers, James Macomber, Romann Macomber and Ryon Macomber of Hilo; sister, Elythe (Scott) Spencer and Norelle Kaoiwi of Hilo, Alora Macomber of Las Vegas; maternal grandmother, Pearl Kaoiwi of Hilo; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Howard G. Medeiros, 58, of Hilo died July 31 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a volunteer service coordinator for the county prosecutor’s office and member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Urn committal service to follow at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire; no flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by brother, John (Joan) Medeiros of Hilo; sister, Jean Alves of Hilo; two aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Teruo Morigaki, 91, of Papaikou died Aug. 15 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Papaikou, he was a retired Hawaii County police inspector. Visitation 3-5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 at Papaikou Hongwaji. Service at 5 p.m. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Mitsue Morigaki; son, Elton (Laurine) Morigaki of Hilo; daughters, Aileen (Mick) Lutz and Joanne (Ernie) Houghton of Michigan, Dale (Richard) Mitsutani of Papaikou; sisters, Elaine Hirosumi of Honolulu, June Ratigan of Las Vegas and Lorraine (Calvin) Coon of California; eight grandchildren andgreat grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.

Joseph “Uncle Joe” “Mikey” Perreira, 83, of Hilo died Aug. 12 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a retired state parks caretaker. Visitation 9–10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24 at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church in Keaukaha. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Aloha attire; no flowers. Survived by sons, Joseph Perreira, Jacob (Johnalyn) Hanohano and Thomas (Rachelle) Hanohano of Hilo, Samuel K. Perreira of Kawajalein, Burton (Kathy) Hanohano of Hawaiian Beaches; daughters, Iris H. Roelse of California, Agnes K. Fesolai of Utah, Johndella “Tote” (Jeremy Medeiros) Perreira, Isabel (Wendell) Vincent and Leina (Sam) Hoopai of Hilo; 33 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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