Obituaries for November 3
Shanna Yuk Lan Carvalho-Kuhia, 36, of Mountain View died Oct. 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a caretaker. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Leleiwi Beach Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by husband, John Carvalho-Kuhia of Mountain View; sons, Aaron Raed, Alex Raed, Alii Carvalho-Kuhia and Jayden Carvalho-Kuhia of Mountain View; father, Alexander Carvalho of Mountain View; brothers, Alika (Johnnel) Carvalho of Ewa Beach, Oahu, and Shane (Cheryl) Carvalho of San Francisco; sister, Kui (Eddie) Clark of Waipahu, Oahu; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
Benjamin Duyao, 85, of Hilo died Oct. 21 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Olaa, he was retired a retired pruner-grafter for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 7 p.m. Graveside committal service and burial 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by son, Lance B. Duyao of Hilo; daughter, Nola (Gary) Yamada of Keaau; sister, Dominga (George) Real of Santa Ana, Calif.; sister-in-law, Alice Duyao of Maui; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Robert M. Ha, 66, of Hilo died Oct. 24 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, he was a farmer. Celebration of life 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 at Wailoa State Park large pavilion. Remembrance at noon. Survived by wife, Roanne Ha of Hilo; son, Robert “Bula” Ha Jr. of Hilo; hanai son, Cheung “Mister” Aiona of Honolulu; daughters, Tina Marie Johnson of Riverside, Calif., and Robyn (Keegan) Maple of Australia; mother, Florence Ha of Hilo; brothers, Richard (June) Ha and Kenneth Ha of Hilo, Guy (Veda) Ha of Arkansas; sister, Leilani (Dennis) Vierra of Hilo; sister-in-law, Wanda (Bruce) Bello of Hilo; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary, Honolulu.
Deana Jade Hose, 57, of Kealia died Oct. 27 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, she was a sales associate for Kmart and a former housekeeper for Keauhou Beach Hotel and Kona by the Sea. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Pukaana Congregational Church. Service at 10 a.m. with luncheon to follow. Condolences to P.O. Box 697, Captain Cook, HI 96704. For information call 430-3553. Survived by companion, Louis Alani Jr. of Kealia; sons, Louis (Bridgett) Alani III of Ka‘u and Jason (Traci) Alani of Hookena; brothers, Rodney (Ann) Hose Jr. of Holualoa and Alan (Annette) Hose of Indiana; sisters, Anna Hose-Graham of Waimea, Myra (Mitch) Kendrick of Tennessee, Hazel Paul of Florida and Ronnie Ha‘ae of Kona; six grandchildren; one aunt, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Mark Kaiwa Lee, 52, of Hilo died Oct. 20 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in San Francisco, he was an educator and basketball and baseball coach. Visitation 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Alison Lee of Hilo; daughters, Kainoelani Lee and Anuhea Lee of Hilo; other relatives. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Kelby Kanani Pung, 59, of Makuu, died Oct. 22 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Laupahoehoe, he was a heavy equipment mechanic, veteran of U.S. Navy Construction Battalion (Seabees) and member of Hawaiian Paradise Park Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Visitation 9:30-11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Donna Pung of Makuu; son, Elldan Kanani Pung of Makuu, hanai daughters, Lahilahi Kanakanui and Puaolena Ke of Hilo; father, Joseph Pung of Honokaa; brothers, Fierry (Gail) Pung of Ainaloa, Darcy (Sherry) Pung, Sammie (Carrie) Pung and Rory Dean Pung of Honokaa, Richard (Greta) Pung of Hilo; sister, Carmela (Stanley) Boteilho of Honokaa; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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