Shirley Catherine Slaughter Helms, 89, of Waimea, formerly of Hilo, died Oct. 25 at home. Born in Denver, she was a homemaker. Plans pending for celebration of life in late December. Contact Mike at 985-7550 or other family members for time and place. Memorial contributions to North Hawaii Community Hospital or North Hawaii Hospice. Survived by daughters, Patricia (Michael) Kimball of Puako and Carol (William II) Case of Waimea; son, Michael Helms of Fern Forest; brother, Charles Slaughter of Arizona; sister, Jane Slaughter of New Mexico; sister-in-law, Marjorie Watkins of Texas; four grandchildren and one great-grandson; nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Arthur “Seibo” Seiya Saiki, 76, of Holualoa died Nov. 2 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired meat cutter for Matsuyama Food Mart and former carpenter. Services held. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740. Survived by wife, Betty Saiki of Holualoa; daughters, Sonja Kahawaii of Honolulu and Peggy (Leland) Nakagawa of Holualoa; sons, Chuzo (Lori) Kahawaii of Plano, Texas, Haruo (Ramona) Kahawaii of Kaneohe, Oahu, and Osamu (Yanin Taveres) Kahawaii of Holualoa; sisters, Betty Maglasang, Miriam Fuchigami and Hiro (Albert) Hamada; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.