Obituaries: 01-27-18

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Kenyan Beals


Mr. Kenyan Kai Beals, 43, of Hilo, died Jan. 25, 2018, at the Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center in Hilo. Born Jan. 30, 1974, in Sunset Beach, Oahu, he was employed as a community consultant at Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO).

A celebration of life will be 4-9 p.m. Jan. 30 at Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale in Hilo, 799 Piilani St. Casual attire.

He is survived by wife, Leila Beals of Hilo; daughters, Shay Beals of Hilo and Maiya Beals of Hilo; parents, Gary and Naomi Beals of Hilo; Sandi Hiyane of Henderson, Nev.; hanai brother, Kevin (Shana) Kojiro of Hilo; parents-in-law; one sister-in-law; numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. in Hilo.

Roland Ganon

Roland “Kimo” James Ganon, 69, of Honokaa, died on Nov. 24, 2017, at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born on Dec. 24, 1947, in Laupahoehoe, he was a retired carpenter and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a former member of the Fil-American Softball Team.

Visitation will be 8-9:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Laupahoehoe for a 9:30 a.m. Mass; urn burial to follow at noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

He is survived by sons, Chad (Cindy Kaneo) Ross and Robin (Dawn) Ganon; brothers, Vincent (Diana) Ganon, Francis (Danielle “Honey”) Ganon and Larry Ganon; sister, Cynthia (Len) Miyamoto; seven grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. – Hilo.

Lily Bush

Lily “Granny B’ Ani Moe Kanuha Kaluahinenui Bush, 104, of Kailua-Kona, died Dec. 19, 2018, at Life Care Center of Kona. Born Dec. 8, 1913, in Moiliili, Oahu, she was a homemaker and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

A private celebration of life to be held. For information call or text Lala at 987-6348.

She is survived by daughter, Violet Bishop of Wailuku, Maui; sons, Patrick (Chiyo) Bush, Jr. of Honolulu, David Bush of Pahoa; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and great-great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Jerome Millon Sr.

Jerome Joseph Millon Sr., 89, of Waikoloa, died Jan. 6, 2018, at his residence. Born March 16, 1928, in Berwyn, Ill., he was a retired captain for PanAm, a bowler, longtime volunteer with Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, Job’s Daughters, Little League and the Sunnyvale High School marching band. He was also a former U.S. Navy pilot.

A celebration of life and scattering of ashes will be held at a later date.

He is survived by Judi Jennet of Waikoloa; sons, Joe (Becky) Millon of Eugene, Ore., Andy (Sheri) Millon of Waikoloa; four grandchildren.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Eleanor Miguel

Eleanor “Dolly” Miguel, 93, of Waimea died Jan. 22, 2017, at the Hale Hoola Hamakua. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker and a member of the Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea.

Friends may call 8-9:30 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea; funeral mass at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.


She is survived by daughters, Eilene (Alvin Sato) Morton of Kailua-Kona, Yvonne Sumrow of San Diego, Annette (Wayne Salazar) Perez of Honokaa; son, Thomas “Bob” (Darlette “PeeWee”) Miguel of Waimea; sister, Emojean Pacheco of Honolulu; one sister-in-law; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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