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Obitaries: 9-30-17

September 30, 2017 - 12:05am

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Annette Panos

Annette Mary Panos, 52, of Waikoloa, died Aug. 25, 2017. She was born in Los Angeles.

Memorial services will 9 a.m. Oct. 6 at Charlie Young Beach, Kihei, Maui. Online condolences may be posted on

She is survived by son, Anthony Palladino of Maui; sisters, Barbara Brandt of Maui and Evy Hargis of Madison, Miss.

Arangments by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.

Margaret Wood

Margaret M. Wood, 96, died July 24, 2017, at her home. She was born June 14, 1921, in Omaha, Neb.

Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Oct. 6, at Annunciation Church in Kamuela. Burial will be 9:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Online condolences to:

She is survived by George “Keoki” Wood (Lisa) and Mary Jane Ewing (Robert), four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements entrusted to Ballard Family Mortuary- Hilo.

Paul Caron

Mr. Paul Bradley Caron, 45, of Kailua-Kona, died Sept. 5, 2017, at his residence. Born on Sept. 28, 1971, in Kealakekua, he was a mason contractor and owner of Caron’s Concrete.

Celebration of life will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 7, 2017, with services starting at 10:30 a.m. at Lanihau ranch at the top of Henry Street in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers donations to John Hopkins Medicine can be made at or Hospice of Kona at P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI, 96745.

He is survived by his wife, Amanda Caron of Kailua-Kona; sons, Bradley Caron, Riley Caron, and Austin Caron, all of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Maya Racine and Malia Caron of Kailua-Kona; father, Gilbert (Victoria) Caron, Sr., of Laguna Beach, Calif.; brothers, Gilbert (Jennifer) Caron, Jr., of Trabuco Canyon, Calif., Gerrad (Marika) Caron of Honolulu, Robert (Antonia) Caron of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., and Clayton (Martina) Caron of Laguna Niguel, Calif.; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Kona.

Joey Gonsalves

Joey Kainoa Gonsalves, 21, died Sept. 13, 2017, at his home in Hilo. He was born Oct. 10, 1994, in Honolulu.

Celebration of life will be Oct. 7 at Reeds Bay, open to public. Online Condolences:

He is survived by his father, Kevin Apiano Gonsalves of Hilo; mother Ernesta Marie (Martin Verece) Gonsalves of Hilo; son, Legend Jessie Matias Kaleiwahea Gonsalves of Hilo; daughter, Kaprie Keolalaniolaiku Gonsalves-Makuakane of Hilo, brothers, Chavez Doi-Gonsalves of Hilo, Elijah Doi-Gonsalves of Hilo, Keka Doi-Toilolo of Oahu; sister Tansy Weilani Comer Doi-Gonsalves of Hilo; grandparents Valentine K. Gonsalves, Diana M. Gonsalves of Keaau; Frank Gonsalves of Honolulu, Sheila McFadden of Kauai; great-grandparents Carmen Alpechi of Hilo, Eddie and Julie Rose of Pahoa; numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

Arrangements entrusted to Ballard Family Mortuary- Hilo.

Thomas Ka’ai’ai Sr.

Thomas Hauola Ka’ai’ai Sr., 85, died Sept. 7, 2017, at his home in Maunalaha Valley in Makiki, Oahu. Born Aug. 28, 1932, in Makiki, he was a retired heavy equipment operator with Hercules Construction, past member of HCRA and a member of Kaioni Canoe Club and Kailua Hawaiian Civic Canoe Club in Kailua.

Services will be 9 a.m. Oct. 17 at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe with a 1 p.m. burial at the park.

He was preceded in death by wife, Joan.

He is survived by sons, Thomas Jr Kaaawa, John of Lacy Wash.. Guy of Maunalaha, Lane of Kona and Honolulu and Brian Ka’ai’ai of Reno Nev. 12 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren

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