Edward “Eddie” Arruda, 92, of Tacoma, Wash., died in Tacoma. Born in Papaikou, he was a retired captain in the U.S. Army and a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Services May 29-May 30 in Washington. For more information visit www.mountainviewtacoma.com. No flowers, no donations. Survived by wife, Margaret Arruda of Tacoma; sons, Michael (Susan Kreidler) Arruda of Hong Kong, Patrick Thomas (Janis) Arruda of Puyallup, Wash.; daughter, Rosemary (Kevin Cooke) of Camas, Wash.; sisters, Rose Perry and Jessie Oliviera of Hilo; three grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Maureen Annie Bretcher, 81, of Honauanu died May 15 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, she was a homemaker. Survived by husband, Edward Bretcher of Honaunau. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jack Dale Cornair, 85, of Kailua-Kona died May 7 at home. Born in Owosso, Mich., he was a contractor and owner of Duralith Products and Big Island Supplies and a Navy veteran. Private services. Survived by daughters, Becky (Ron Hodge) Cornair-Hodge of Florida, Toni (Craig) Clark of Kailua-Kona; son, Jerry Cornair of California; hanai daughter, Gail (Timothy) Anderson of Florida; brother, Richard (Nancy) Cornair of Minnesota; numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Francis Elliott Ah Chong Dang, 62, of Kailua-Kona died May 6 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a maintenance technician for Kaiser Permanente West Hawaii, a member of ILWU and VFW Post 12122. Services pending. Survived by wife, Barbara Dang of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Kelly (Tony) Delmar of Ka‘u, Shilo (Earl Tavares) Dang of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Thompson (Momi) Kauhi and Kenneth Dang of Kailua-Kona, Leroy Dang of Honalo, Jerry (Vivica) Dang of Hilo, Larry Dang of Ka‘u; hanai brother, Kimo Spalding of Keauhou; two grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Athena Kawehilani Dupio, 29, of Portland, Ore., formerly of Hilo, died May 21 in Portland. Born in Hilo, she worked in hospitality and tourism and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Survived by parents, Larry and Caroline Dupio of Kailua, Oahu; brother, Tony (Rhea) Dupio of Okinawa, Japan; brother, Andrew Dupio of Hilo; grandmother, Laura Dupio of Honolulu; two nephews, numerous uncles and aunties.
Hilda Yasuko Morishita, 80, of Keaau died May 12 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a manager at the former Hirose Nursery in Hilo. Private services. No flowers. Survived by sons, Steve (Michelle) Morishita of Hilo, Jon Morishita of Mountain View; daughter, Ann (Michael) Imaizumi of Hilo; hanai sons, Bill Hansen and Kaholo Duncan of Laupahoehoe; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Rocky Pekelo Pactol, 18, of Honokaa died May 6 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Wahiawa, Oahu, he was a golf cart attendant at Waimea Country Club. Friends may call 9 a.m. June 2 at the Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea; services at 10:30 a.m. Friends may also call 8:30 a.m. June 16 at St. Michael’s Church, Waialua, Oahu; service at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by parents, Nadine and Peter Pactol; grandparents, Pedro and Lillian Pactol of Waialua, Gloria Nahinu of Waialua; sisters, Marissa Pactol and Stevie Pactol of Honokaa; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and hanai brothers and sisters. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.