Gary Tetsuo Arita, 60, of Hilo died June 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was proprietor of the former Arita’s Auto Repair and coach for Hawaii AJA Baseball, Wreckers Big League, and Babe Ruth summer ball. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Joanne Arita of Hilo; brother, Calvin (Cathy) Arita of Pepeekeo; sister, Gwen Santos of Pepeekeo; brothers-in-law, Alan (Gail) Shiraishi and Glenn (Roxanne) Shiraishi of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Joyce Manning of Hilo and Stella (Jerry) Itamura of Torrance, Calif.; numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Dolores “Loleng” Gallegos Castaneda, 77, of Captain Cook, formerly of Kaneohe, Oahu, died June 1 at home. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a homemaker, child caregiver and member of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kaneohe. Service information to be announced. For information, call 989-1714. Survived by sons, Floriano (Abigail) Castaneda Jr. of Mililani, Oahu, Richard (Cindy) Castaneda of Nanakuli, Oahu, Henry (Helen) Castaneda of San Jose, Calif., and Wilfred (Sheryl) Castaneda of Phoenix; daughters, Elizabeth (Wayne) Kukita of Captain Cook, Susan (Chuck) Leutwyler of Salem, Ore.; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Truda Kwai Jun Irvine, 78, of Kurtistown died June 10 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu she was a retired state social worker. Visitation 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, June 25 at Leleiwi Beach Park in Hilo. Beach attire. Celebration of life service at 1 p.m. Oahu visitation 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, July 3 at He‘eia State Park in Kaneohe. Celebration of life service at noon. Casual attire. Survived by son, Randy A. (Karen) Irvine of Hilo; daughters, Rene L. Irvine of Kurtistown and Rhoda K. Irvine-Miller of Honolulu; 14 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Daniel “Danny” Kamakele Kailiwai Jr., 60, of Kailua-Kona died June 18 at home. Born in Kealakekua, he was a landscaper for Kamehameha Investment Corp., member of Bondallian Tennis Holua, fisherman and U.S. Army veteran. Celebration of life 9 a.m. Saturday, July 21 at Wawaloli Beach Park (OTEC). Service at 10 a.m. For information call 756-4834. Survived by mother, Lucy Kailiwai of Kamalumalu; wife, JoAnn Kailiwai of Kailua-Kona; sons, Bulla (Nohea) Kailiwai and Jerome Kailiwai of Kailua-Kona, Lance (Michele) Kailiwai of Phoenix; daughter, C.C. Kailiwai of Kailua-Kona; brother, Oni Kailiwai of Kamalumalu; sisters, MaryLou (Frank) Medeiros of Kapaa, Kauai, Lois (Lloyd) Shirai of Captain Cook and Betty Lou (Mike) Nelson of Tennessee; hanai son, Mauna Kea (Bliss) Akeo of Kailua-Kona; eight grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Florence Yasuko Kaneshiro, 98, of Honolulu died June 4. Born in Kukuihaele, she was retired Pier 8 Lunch Room co-proprieter and Honolulu Board of Water Supply cashier. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary in Honolulu. Funeral service at 6 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by sons, Howard T. (Carol) Kaneshiro and Roy Y. Kaneshiro of Honolulu; daughter, Patsy K. (Wallace S.) Oshiro of Honolulu; sisters, Margaret Beck of San Jose, Calif., Betty Galvin of St. George, Utah, and Carolyn Mizukami of Walnut, Calif.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Honolulu.
Warren Kekuku‘upena‘akamehamehakanai‘aupuni Wong, 71, of Kailua-Kona died June 18. Born in Honolulu, he was a shuttle driver for a rental car company. Private services. Survived by wife (Eva) Wallie; sons, Joseph (Marblyn) Wong, Jonathan Wong and Jacob (Norma) Wong of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Dennis Wong of Honolulu and Calvin Wong of California; sisters, Elona Jamila and Brenda Ching of Honolulu, Hawaii; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.