Obituaries for October 23
Masaru Araki, 90, of Hilo died Oct. 6 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Kapoho, he was a retired welder for Kuwaye Brothers and Allied Aggregates and a member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Alvin Araki and Dick (Maureen) Araki of Hilo, Edward Araki of Wailuku, Maui; daughter, Claudia (Mark) Uyeda of Hilo; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Abel Lancy Kanealoha Kauwe, 48, of Pahoa died Oct. 8 at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. Burial service noon Saturday, Oct. 27 at Alae Cemetery. Survived by sons, Lance (Jamie) Kauwe of Kauai and Justin Kauwe of Honolulu; father, Abraham Kauwe of Hilo; brother, Gabriel Kauwe of Hilo; sisters, Laurena Martines of Texas, Lavern Kee of Arizona, Loretta (Tony) Cox of Hilo and Loraine Smith of Virginia; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Edward Murty Jr., 66, of Waimea died Oct. 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was manager and landscape contractor for Pacific Island Trees and a Honolulu firefighter. Memorial gathering 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 at the family home, 64-149 Mamalahoa Hwy. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Enid Murty of Waimea; daughter, Tania Nahoopii of Honolulu; son, Edward K. Nahoopii of Tennessee; sister, Kaipo Simonelli of Washington; one granddaughter; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Lolita Padilla Quevedo, 66, of Hilo died Oct. 18 at home. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines, she was a retired Hilo Medical Center dietitian, owner of Quevedo Foster Family Care Home and member of St. Joseph and Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic churches. Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Urn burial at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences at www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by daughter, Ashli (James) Quevedo of Hilo; sons, Michael (Kristie) Quevedo of Hilo and Jaysen (Isa) Quevedo of Ewa Beach, Oahu; brothers, Dominador (Laura) Padilla of Hilo, Ruben (Teresita) Padilla of Pahoa, Juan (Marie) Padilla of Hanamalu, Kauai, John (Jodie) Padilla and Romeo (Jonnette) Padilla of Mountain View; sisters, Rudilia Agpoon and Arcadia (Roy) Kuahuia of Hilo, Elvira (Nicanor) Uy of Las Vegas, Josephine Torres of New York City; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
William Shoji “Funny” Shigekane, 85, of Hilo died Oct. 5 at home. Born in Hilo, he was a parts clerk for Theo H. Davies Co. and Central Parts Co., and bartender for Sky Chef Co. Services held. Survived by wife, Machiko Shigekane of Hilo; sons, Griffith Shigekane of Hilo and Myron Shigekane of Aurora, Colo.; daughter, Merle (Donald) Pua of Pahoa; brothers, Henry Shigekane of Washington, Herbert (Joan) Shigekane of California and Richard (Toshiko) Shigekane of Virginia; one grandson. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Anita S. Norris, 71, of Hilo died Oct. 11 at home. Her obituary in Saturday’s edition had an incorrect date.
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