Obituaries for October 25
William “Pikinini” John Haena, 70, of Kapaau died Oct. 14 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a county lifeguard, private swim coach and member of the Red Cross. Services to be announced. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by daughters, Stephanie (David) Petras of New Orleans, Maryelese (Benjamin) Haena-Valencia of Glendora, Calif., and Julianne (Eleazar) Chavez of Los Angeles;; sister, Rosemary (Samuel) Dwight of Carson, Calif.; brother, Napoleon Haena of Hawaiian Paradise Park; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.
Kahu Tyrone Lee Kealiiaimoku Reinhardt, 73, of Waimea died Sept. 27 at home. Born in Waipahu, Oahu, he was a retired United Church of Christ minister. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Imiola Congregational Church in Waimea. Service at 11 a.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Ka Home Maha Mau Cemetery on Maui. Survived by daughters, Sarah Kamalei (Sheldon) Sunada of Honolulu, Katarina Bahnsen-Reinhardt of Oregon and Hana Reinhardt of California; son, Henry Reinhardt of California; sister, Tina Stuart of Waimea; one niece and Maui family. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Alexandria “Sandra” “Sandy” Kiu Hee Sakai, 72, of Wahiawa, Oahu, died Oct. 12 in Wahiawa. Born in Pepeekeo, she was a state educational assistant and member of the Portuguese Genealogical Society of Hawaii. Services 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel on Oahu. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by husband, Lionel Sakai; son, Brian Sakai; daughters, Corinne (Jeff) Miyashiro, Rochelle (Lance) Sakai-Tabe and Roxanne Sakai; brothers, Robert (Florine) Robinson, Benjamin Robinson, George (Maria) Ah Chin and Ray (Tina) Ah Chin; sister, Alberta (Melvin) Jitchaku; stepmother, Elizabeth Ah Chin; two grandsons and a granddaughter.
Justin Elmer Smith, 38, of Ocean View died Sept. 15 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Portland, Ore., he was a construction laborer. Private services. Survived by father, Larry Smith of Sandy, Ore.; mother, Judy (Charles) Cook of Oregon City, Ore.; brothers, Clinton Smith, Charles Cook, Nathan Cook and Dylan Cook, all of Oregon City; maternal grandparents, Raymond and Lillie Simpson of Yuma, Ariz.; girlfriend, Ayzsha Nakapalau of Ocean View. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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