Alexander “Mona” Keonaokalani Amina Sr., 83, of Hilo died June 21 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was resident manager at Kokea Gardens Condominium in Honolulu and member of Kawaiaha‘o Church in Honolulu and Haili Church in Hilo. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at Haili Church. Memorial service at 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by sons, Alexander “Tykie” Amina Jr. of Hilo, Russell Amina and Shane Amina of Honolulu; daughters, Jolyn Jean “Kini” Caingles of Hilo, Lynette Amina and Tanya (Alan) New of Honolulu; brothers, Frederick (Ada) Amina, James (April) Amina and Stuart Amina of Honolulu, Edward (Susan) Amina of Waipio, Oahu, and Thomas (Philsun) Amina of Manoa, Oahu; sisters, Jacqueline (Herbert) Rapoza and Peggy Fukuhara of Hilo, Lillian Bargamento of Mililani, Oahu, Wilma Villanueva and Michele (Don) Riley of Honolulu, Melva (Edwin) Chung-Hoon of Wahiawa, Oahu, and Ellen May (Leroy) Naeole of Makakilo, Oahu; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
Charles “Butch” G. Hanohano, 68, of Honokaa died June 25 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired Hawaii County Police officer, Vietnam veteran and member of SHOPO union, Hamakua Country Club, Hamakua Young Farmers, Hamakua Lions Club, an assistant football coach at Honokaa High School and paddled for Kaioni and Lanikai Canoe Clubs. Celebration of Life at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Hamakua Country Club with luncheon to follow. Casual attire; no flowers. Par-3 golf tournament in his honor at 9:30 a.m., Hamakua Country Club, check-in at 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Survived by wife, Lynne Hanohano of Honokaa; daughters, Trisha (Wayne) Kishida of Kaneohe, Oahu, Heidi (Nick) Kainoa of St. Anthony, N.D., and Amber (John) Christensen of Molalla, Ore.; brothers, Mike (Val) Hanohano of Waimea, Mark “Dutch” (Melanie) Hanohano of Kailua, Oahu; sister, Jackie (Anthony) Shannon of Kailua, Oahu; nine grandchildren, one great-grandson; numerous nieces and nephews.
Elena Sorei, 84, of Ainaloa died June 20 at Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Chuuk, Micronesia. All-night vigil 5 p.m. Friday, July 13, at family home in Ainaloa. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at Pahoa Sacred Heart Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Ssurvived by sons, Thomas (Futalina) Sorcy of Pahoa, Gonzaka (Toni) Sorcy of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Wrecks (Retcy) Sorcy, Atanasio (Tryleen) Sorei and John Sorei of Ainaloa, David (Bessie) Sorcy and Hermes (Selin) Sorcy of Honolulu; daughters, Michaela Likiche and Lucia Sorei of Ainaloa, Tarsy (Elem) Lucas of Honolulu; brother, Otto Mwareiwy of Chuuk; 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Survivors of Lana “Aunty Lana” Ontai Cabral include half-sister Maryann Hoohuli of Pahoa. Her name was omitted from an obituary published Friday.