Anna Aina, 47, of Naalehu died June 12 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Pennsylvania, she was a retired retail clerk for Walmart in California.Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, July 7 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ka‘u Ward, in Naalehu. Family service (public welcome) at 10-11:30 am. Funeral service at noon. Burial to follow at Naalehu cemetery. Survived by husband, Risiti Simeona Aina Sr. of Naalehu; son, Risiti Simeona Aina Jr. of Oregon; brother, Antonio Judd of San Diego; sisters, Patricia (Everett) Roberson of Washington and Linda (James) Brooks of Oregon; an aunt, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Martin “Jackie” Branco, 89, of Hilo died June 26 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Laupahohoe Point, he was a Standard Oil Co. (Chevron) area salesman, cattle rancher, macadamia nut farmer, bulldozer operator, U.S. Army World War II veteran and member of Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Panaewa Kumiai Association and Chevron Retirees Association. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Monday, July 2 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 8:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 3 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Survived by wife, Rita Aiona Branco of Hilo; sons, Jack L. Branco and Greg Branco of Hilo, William “Billy Dave” (Phyllis) Branco of Waikoloa, Martin “Marty” (Michelle) Branco of Wright City, Minn.; hanai sons, Alan (Linda) Parker of Hilo and Analu (Brenda) Elliott of Arlington, Texas; daughter, Marvellee (Calvin) Azevedo of Hilo; hanai daughters, Elizabeth “Girlie” (Bill) Miller of Kaneohe, Oahu and Eileene Waardenburg of Oceanside, Calif.; brothers, Charlie (Lei) Branco of Volcano and Manfred (Joanne) Branco of Waimea; aunt, Elsie Stevens of Waipunalei; sisters-in-law, Margo Bran, Verna Mae Branco, Clara Aiona, Vivian Araujo and Momi Aumua of Hilo; brothers-in-law, Sam Bishaw of Hilo and Leroy Edward of Imperial Beach, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Karen Lee Wibly, 58, of Kailua-Kona died June 18 in Kealakekua. Born in Youngstown, she was a delicatessen chef and a Catholic. Private services. Survived by sisters, Ashley (Allen) King of Kailua-Kona and Gretchen (John) Belley of Bastrop, Texas; brothers, Rick (Nancy) Wollet of Salem, Ohio, and Bill (Lee) Wollet of Nobleville, Ind.; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
Memorial services for Janice and Chikara Ishihara will be held at 3 p.m. July 22 at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Private inurnment to follow. RSVP by July 15 to Cal or Sandra. Additional information was published in an obituary on April 18.