Obituaries for November 29


Valintin “Val” Alnas Jr., 55, of West Hollywood, Calif., formerly of Paauhau, died Nov. 3 in California. Born in Westerly, R.I., he worked for Macy’s, Bullocks, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, and Sure Save Supermarket and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Friends may call 9-10 a.m. Dec. 15 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa; memorial at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by parents, Val and Shirley Alnas of Paauhau; brother, Ray (Candy) Alnas of Hilo; sisters, Sharlene “Lani” Alnas of Oakland, Calif., Crissy (Tim) Smith of Honokaa, Dana (Tim) Costa of Honolulu; four nephews, four nieces, numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Gloria Jean Danford, 87, of Kailua-Kona died Nov. 28 at home. Born in Evanston, Ill., she was a homemaker and a former food demonstrator for Costco. Private services. Survived by daughters, Pamela Mahi and Deborah Kent of Kailua-Kona; son, Danny Danford of Kailua-Kona; sister, Luella (Curly) Greening of Shelby Shores, Ala.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Eugene Wilson Hewitt, 94, of Kailua-Kona died Nov. 24 at home. Born in Odon, Ind., he was a retired electrician for the federal government and a U.S. Navy veteran. No services. Survived by son, William (Karen) Hewitt of Peyton, Colo.; daughter, Karen (Michael) Thornton of Kailua-Kona; brother, Roy Hewitt of Oklahoma; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Kirino “Kay” Kawamoto, 86, of Papaikou died Nov. 5 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Onomea, she was a homemaker and member of Papaikou Hongwanji Mission and Mill Camp Kumiai. Private services. Survived by sons, Earl Kawamoto of Papaikou, Curtis Kawamoto of Honolulu; daughter, Wendy (Mackenzie Kekaualua) Kawamoto of Papaikou; brother, Wallis Nagareda of Papaikou; sister, Shizuka Motoishi of Pepeekeo; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Norbert D. Louis, 57, of Pahala died Nov. 24 at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahala. Private services pending. Survived by brothers, Uresell Louis of Honolulu, Calvin (Terrie) Louis of Pahala, Andrew (Tatsuko) Louis of Kona and Earl Louis of Pahala; several nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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