Ethel Mililani Kaikuaana, 73, of Hilo died July 29 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Hilo, she was an employee of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. and a member of Glad Tidings Church and HIAC. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Glad Tidings Church. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by son, Clyde (Lisa) Kaikuaana of Madison, Wis.; daughters, Wanda (Paul) Neves and Jasmine Kaikuaana of Hilo; sister, Pearl Wong of Hilo; eight grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
Hiroko “Marian” Kaneko, 88, of Honolulu died Aug. 6 at home. Born in Olaa (Keaau), she was a retired postal clerk at Chun Hoon Pharmacy and adult supervisor at Nuuanu Elementary School. Visitation 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary East Chapel in Honolulu. Service at 5:30 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by son Reynold of Waipahu, Oahu; daughters, Karen Hill Dianne Imamura and Sylvia (Dwight) Asato of Honolulu; grandchildren Jacqueline Imamura, John Kaneko and Jeffrey Imamura; brother George Takenaga of Honolulu; three grandchildren. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Lester “Les” Kinji Nakano, 64, of Holualoa died Aug. 13 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Keauhou, he was a retired teller at First Hawaiian Bank in Kailua-Kona and waiter for the former Kona Hilton Hotel. Visitation 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo. Memorial service at 3 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by sons, Nick (Aurora) Nakano of Phoenix and Tony (Sheena) Nakano of Holualoa; mother, Asayo Nakano of Captain Cook; brothers, Richard (Karen) Nakano of Kailua-Kona, Dennis (Molly) Nakano of Kealakekua and Kenneth (Alma) Nakano of Pukalani, Maui; sister, Anne Nakano of Las Vegas; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.