Obituaries for March 4
Rickard “Rick” George Chalker, 66, of Kohala, died March 1 at Kohala Hospital. Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, he was a landscape designer, owner of Chalker Garden Service, founder of Hawi Farmers Market and a member of Kohala Aikikai Dojo. No services. Survived by wife, Chaba Chalker of Kohala; daughter, Tae (Alberto) Marcias of Los Angeles; son, Ewan (Nicky) Chalker of Pennsylvania; brothers, Timothy Chalker of Jacksonville, Fla., and Bruce (Lauren Connolly) Chalker of Vero Beach, Fla.; sisters, Eliza (Richard) Wilson of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Town, Canada, and Pamela (Ed Warner) Chalker of West Palm Beach, Fla.; two granddaughters; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
James Keola Hanoa, 78, of Waiohinu died Saturday at his residence. Born in Pahala, he was a retired welder, rancher and horse trainer. He also was a member of the Iron Workers (Union 625), Ka’u Roping & Riding Association and Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Friends may call Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel for a 9 a.m.-11 a.m. visitation; celebration of life and memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Winifred “Pele” Hanoa of Waiohinu; son, Pernell (Sophia) Hanoa of Pahala; step-sons, Ralph Palikapu (Lori) Dedman of Hilo and Raymond Wilbur Dedman of Pahala; daughters, Jo-Evan (Frank) Hudoba of Woodbridge, Va.; step-daughter, Georgia Dods of Waiohinu; sisters, Caroline (Thomas) Hada and Leocardia Gouveia of Hilo; sisters in-law, Dolly Hanoa and Sumiko Hanoa of Hilo and Jean Hanoa of Wailau; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Gwendolyn Leilani Lake, 56, of Kealakekua died Feb. 18 at the Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, she was a housewife. She was also a classroom cleaner and child supervisor at Naalehu and Konawaena schools, member of the Kaahumanu Society and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Friends may call at 6 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Keei Ward in Honaunau for a 7 p.m. wake service. Friends may also call at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kau Ward in Naalehu for a 10 a.m. funeral service, followed by burial in the Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by husband, Clinton Lake of Kealakekua; brothers, Nelson (Bernita) Kaupu of Ocean View, Milton (Kimberly) Kaupu of Waimea, Kelly (Tina) Kaupu of Ocean View and Henry Kaupu of Honolulu; sister, Hattie (Mike) Kaupu-Hawkins of Ocean View; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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