Lana Ontai Cabral, aka “Aunty Lana”, 69, of Pahoa and formerly of Hilo died June 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired kitchen manager for Ken’s House of Pancakes and member of Alu Like’s Kupuna Group of Pahoa and Kamehameha Canoe Club. Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; funeral service at 6:30 p.m. Private graveside committal service. Aloha attire. Survived by brother, Chester Cabral of Pahoa and Hilo; hanai daughter, Elizabeth (Perry) Valleriani of Kapolei, Oahu; half brothers, Adam Cabral of Laupahoehoe, Patrick Cabral of Hilo; half sisters, Beatrice (Leon) Fontenelle of Pointe A La Hache, La., Gloria (Robert) Olivar of Pahoa, Patricia Cabral of Hilo; two hanai grandsons, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Louie James De Souza, 81, of Pepeekeo died Tuesday, June 26, at Hilo Medical Center. He was a retired farmer and a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Visitation from 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Funeral Mass at 10 a.m.; Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. Survived by sisters, Isabel Chandler of Hilo and Violet De Souza of San Jose, Calif.; brothers, Manuel De Souza Jr. of Pepeekeo and John P. Souza of Pepeekeo; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.
Leon Seifalla Luce, 62, of Papaikou died June 30 at home. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., he was a retired psychiatric nurse for Hawaii State Adult Mental Health Division, former psychiatric nurse for Hilo Medical Center and Life Care Center of Hilo, U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran, volunteer for the American Red Cross, and member of The Muslim Association of Hawaii and American Psychiatric Association. Private services held. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 168, Hilo, HI 96721. Survived by wife Khadiga “Nonna” Luce of Papaikou; daughter, Vanda (Michael) Luce Epstein of California; son, Ari Luce of Hilo; brother, Larry (Elzbieta) Luce of California; sister, Laura (Ken) Brown of California; two grandchildren, a niece and a nephew. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Nathalie Maile Raquel, 49, of Waikoloa died May 30 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Pahala, she was a school bus driver for Akita Enterprises. Friends may call at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo for a 10 a.m. funeral service. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Survived by husband, Peo Raquel of Waikoloa; son, Wesley Raquel of Waikoloa; hanai son, Smith (Laura) Pascubillo of Missouri; daughters, Dannalyn (Kimo Kauahi) Raquel of Waikoloa, Nathalyn (Chauncey) Revilla of Waimea, Suzielyn (Darrell) Kanekoa of Kukuihaele; mother, Susan Pua of Pahala; brothers, Arthur (Jan) Kaleohano of Pahala, Sammy (Cindy) Pua of Kailua-Kona, Danny (Bree) Pua of Ahualoa, Wesley Pua of Florida, James (Stephanie) Pua of Kalopa; hanai brother, Maxie (Pixie) Navas of Napoopoo; sisters, Susan (Clyde) Louis of Pahala, Elvainney Pascubillo of Kawaihae, Kathie Pua of Pahala, Charmaine Pua of Kailua-Kona, Helen Freitas of Hilo; six grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Elissa Nalani Prestidge Recaido, 57, of Waimea died June 29 at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker. Friends may call 9:30–10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Kahilu Town Hall in Waimea. Celebration of life at 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. In lieu of floral arrangements, a lei or single flower is appreciated and will be utilized in the ceremony of spreading her ashes. Survived by husband, Charles Recaido of Waimea; daughters, DoRe’ (Daniel) Arnall of Silverdale, Wash., Keala (Terry) Campbell of Waimea; sons, Joshua Recaido of Bremerton, Wash., Kale Recaido of Waimea, Noah Recaido of Bremerton, Wash.; parents, Albert and Elizabeth Prestidge of Kalihi; sisters, Alberta (Gilbert) Cardus of Waipio, Jacqueline (Henry) Kamai of Kalihi, Carol (Robert) Ueda of Kahuku, Althea (Peter) Marcellino of Waianae, Elizabeth (Judy Hillyer) Prestidge of Fremont, Calif.; brothers, Albert (Melinda) Prestidge Jr. of Kaneohe, Robert Prestidge of San Francisco, Calif.; five granddaughters, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Keith Kanemitsu Yanagihara’s obituary in the Tuesday, July 3, edition contained the wrong location for services. There will be a memorial service at Liliuokalani Beach Park on Lihiwai Street on Saturday at 10 a.m.