Obituaries for September 3


Everett Alfred Adams, 83, of Hilo died Aug. 8 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in San Francisco, he was a retired salesman for 3M-Hawaii and a U.S. Marine Corps staff sergeant during the Korean War. Committal service 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 at National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), Honolulu. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by wife, MaryLou Adams of Hilo; daughter, Deborah Mann of Hilo; son, James (Victoria) Adams of Honolulu; sisters, Joyce (Tom) Alden of California and Beverly (John) Amadi of Boston; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Valentina “Tina” Mahuna, 86, of Waimea died Aug. 29 at home. Born in Laupahoehoe, she was a retired cook for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, worked at KFC in Waimea and was a member of Alu Like. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Burial at Kukaiau County Cemetery. Survived by son, Calvert D. Mahuna of Waimea; daughters, Valarie Ann Santos of Reno, Nev., and Iris M. (Wayne) Boteilho of Paauilo; hanai son, Bert (Carol) Imada of Honokaa; hanai daughter, Violet Nobriga of Kalopa; sisters, Ruth Navalta, Lucy (David) Meyer and Ruby Hicks of Hilo, Mary Alfiler of Paauilo, Beatrice (Sonny) Narte of California; brother, Thomas Ynigues of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Richard (Aiko) Mahuna of Kaneohe; sisters-in-law, Margaret Ynigues of Paauilo, Eleanor Mahuna of California, Elizabeth Lee Loy and Rachel Mahuna of Hilo, Ethel Mahi of Waikoloa, Mildred Kanakanui of Honolulu, and Noelani Mahuna of Big Island; 20 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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