Barry Bokmej, 49, of Waimea died June 4 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Majuro, the Marshall Islands, he was a landscaper at Kukio and a member of the Bukot Nan Jesus Marshallese Church. Friends may call at noon Friday for an all-night vigil at Bukot Nan Jesus Marshallese Church in the old industrial area near Kona Self Storage. Friends may also call 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the church for a viewing followed by burial at the Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by companion, Percila Thomas of Waimea; sons, Nimaia Bokmej of Honolulu, Lolin Bokmej of Sacramento, Calif., Liston Bokmej of Utah; hanai sons, Edmond Thomas and Jermon Thomas of Waimea; daughters, Bonnie Bokmej and Janice Bokmej of Waimea; brothers, Bokmej Bokmej of the Marshall Islands, Ronnie Bokmej of Arkansas, Will (Karmina) Bokmej of Spokane, Wash., Kimon Bokmej of Marshall Islands; sisters, Atidrik Lovell of Hilo, Alenta (Helinton) Alinko and Belinda (Abner) Ali, all of Spokane, Colleen Bokmej of Utah; seven grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Hannah “Mili” Mililani Kerr Ferreira, 78, of Ahualoa died June 11 at home. Born in Honolulu, she was the former owner of Cattleman’s Steak House in Waimea, flight attendant for Hawaiian Airlines and secretary for Bishop Trust. Private services pending. Survived by husband, J. Rodney Ferreira of Ahualoa; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Louisa Ann Fuellas, 73, of Kailua-Kona June 14 at home. Born in Kohala, she was a retired guest activities clerk at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, a former pharmacy clerk and cashier at Kmart, and member of Kohala Filipino Catholic Club, Kohala Lions Club, St. Michael and Sacred Heart Catholic churches. Friends may call 4 p.m. Friday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kailua-Kona for a 6 p.m. wake service. Friends may also call 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi for a 10 a.m. Mass; burial to follow at the Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by husband, John Fuellas of Kailua-Kona; son, Myron Fuellas of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Myrna (Robin) Amarino of Holualoa and Janis (Kerry) Kanetani of Kurtistown; brothers, Benjamin (Terri) Castillo of Hilo, Carlos Castillo of Honolulu; sisters, Marci (Ben) Bolos, Loretta (Edmund) Dante and Anita (Alvin) Maeda, all of Hilo, Felisa (Ignacio) Mostoles of Keaau; four grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Sueko Higashi, 95, of Honokaa, formerly of Manoa, Oahu, died June 7 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua in Honokaa. Born in Ahualoa, she was a retired secretary for the Honolulu District superintendent of the state Department of Education. Friends may call 4-5 p.m. Friday at the Honokaa Hongwanji Mission; memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by sisters, Itsue Hino of and Mutsuko Higashi of Honokaa; sister-in-law, Shigeko Higashi of Hilo; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Barbara Souza Komine, 80, of Kailua-Kona died June 14 2012 at the Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Hamakua, she was a retired bank teller for Finance Factors and member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Friends may call at 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa for a 10 a.m. Mass. Inurnment will follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by sons, Max (Sandy) Komine of Long Beach, Calif., David (Camille) Komine of Kaneohe, Oahu; daughter, Roberta (Robin Hall) Komine of Waimea; sister, Catherine Harris of Modesto, Calif.; one grandson, several nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Arsenio “Uncle LC” “Pops” Julian Sr., 92, of Pahoa died June 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in the Philippines, he was a boiler room operator for Puna Sugar Co. and member of the Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Friends may call 5-9 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; Wake service at 6 p.m. Friends may also call 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary Crematory. Survived by sons, Leslie (Faye Hanohano) Julian and Arsenio L. (Ulu Filoteo) Julian Jr. of Pahoa; daughters, Florence (James) Kawaihae, Gloria (Josh Alatini) Roldan, Alison Ah Moe Julian and Elizabeth Mei Lin (Dexter) De Coito of Pahoa, Jessie (Alejo K. Meno) Jumalon of Kona; Elizabeth Mui Chee Lee (Ismael) Perez of California; brothers, Mauro Julian, Marcos Julian and Cayetano (Ramona) Julian of Pahoa; sisters, Florentina Vicente of the Philippines, Placida (Juan) Felipe of Oahu and Veronica (Dante) Pagala of Keaau; sisters-in-law, Sarah Togashi of Keaau, Margaret Aiona of Waimea and Sophie Aiona of Pahoa, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
David Haili Kaawa Jr., 86, of Waiohinu died May 23 at home. Born in Kukuiopai, he was a retired grader operator for the Ka‘u Sugar Company, a cowboy and farmer. Friends may call at 9 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Naalehu, for a 10 a.m. funeral; burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by sons, Dennis Kaawa of Waiohinu, Dave (Tammy) Kaawa of South Point, Larry (Laura) Kaawa and Eric (Kimberly) Kaawa of Naalehu; hanai son, Henry Kaupu of Waianae, Oahu; daughters, Sarah (Matthew) Lazar of Waipahu, Oahu, Doris Silva of Hilo, Verna Kaawa of Waiohinu, Evon Kaawa of Naalehu, Gail Olson of Hilo, Stephanie (Karl) Mento of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Ramona Marks of the mainland, Evangeline (Teddy) Lacaden of Pearl City, Oahu, Debranair Akau of Kauai; 46 grandchildren; 73-great grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; numerous niece, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ceasare “Chaz” Demetrius Kamakana Moses, 29, of Pahala died June 4 at South Point. Born in Hilo, he was a commercial fisherman and hunter, member of Pahala Holy Rosary Church, Team MakaBlur, and Team Tremble Fishing Club. Friends may call 5-9 p.m. Friday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church; wake service at 7 p.m. Friends may also call 8-10 a.m. Saturday at the church; funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Church. Survived by daughter, Kelikoa’elakauaikekai DePeralta-Moses of Kona, Hawaii; fiancee, Kulani Kauhi of Pahala; parents, John and Jovena “Kanani” Moses of Pahala; hanai parents, Cyril Sr. and Allyson Lopez of Pahala; sisters, Keyralee (Ti) Chun of Volcano, Joshlynne (Andy) Pascubillo of Pahala; brother, Daemerson (Marita) Moses of Keaau; hanai brothers, Cy Boy (Jen) Lopez of Pahala and Alvin (Sheri) Asato of Hilo; paternal grandparents, John and Alice Moses of Hilo; maternal grandparents, Juanita Pedra of Na’alehu, Joe and Paula Daniels of Ashdown, Ark.; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Reed Tokuichi Osaki, 59, of Hilo died June 1 in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he was an auto parts salesman for Automotive Supplies. Private services. No Koden. Survived by brothers, Rodney Osaki and Harvey Osaki; sister, Winifred Osaki; two nephews, 1 great nephew, and 4 nieces.
Walter “Satch” Pakele, 65, of Hilo died June 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a taro farmer, an oil painting artist, citizen of the Lawful Hawaiian Government, Big Island Sports Hall of Fame inductee and recipient of the 1977 softball pitcher of the year award. Friends may call 9-11:30 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; funeral at 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 4. Casual attire. Survived by companion, Carmen Moke of Hilo; sisters, Eunice Hulama, Rachel Kuilipule and Isabel (George Nolan) Pua, all of Hilo; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jean B. Smith, 88, of Kailua-Kona died June 7 at the Regency at Hualalai. Born in Erie, Pa., she was an accountant and an Aspen Valley Hospital volunteer. Private services. Survived by daughter, Ingrid Dockersmith (Christian Giardina) of Hilo; son, Eric Smith of Albuquerque, N.M.; sisters, Nancy Andrews of Erie, Carroll (Dean) Klahr of Savannah, Ga.; two grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Paul Joseph Sorbets, 86, of Waikoloa died May 10 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Tucson, Ariz., he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and was an orchardist and proprietor of Christmas Holly Gardens. Celebration of Life at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waikoloa Community Church. Survived by wife, Joan Sorbets of Waikoloa; sons Stevan (Nancy) Sorbets of Vernonia, Oregon, Gregg Sorbets of Waikoloa; daughter Shari (Andrew) Wilson of Ammanford Wales, United Kingdom; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.
The obituaries for Artemio Agbayani Sensano and Mabel Kaleimaeole Tolentino that were originally published June 11 were inadvertently reprinted in Saturday’s edition. The Tribune-Herald sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.