Obituaries: 02-19-19

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Donna Ah Lo

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Donna Mae Leinaala Mehau Ah Lo, 81, of Aiea, Oahu, died Dec. 15, 2018, at Pali Momi Medical Center in Aiea, Oahu. Born Nov. 26, 1937, in Hilo, she was retired from Hawaiian Airlines.

Friends may call at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo for a 9:30 a.m. service. Burial follows at noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

She is survived by husband, Earl Ah Lo Sr.; sons, Earl (Lani Girl) Ah Lo Jr., Lyle (Keith) Ah Lo; daughters, Roxanne (Larry) Ah Lo-Batten, Marlene Kamakawiwoole; hanai daughters, Fransonna (Monte) Keb-Ah Lo, Tracey Ann Kuamoo; brother, William Ahuna; four grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren, numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary and Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Wallis Nagareda

Wallis “Antone” Nagareda, 90, of Hilo, died Dec. 28, 2018, at Pohai Malama Care Center in Hilo. Born in Onomea, he was a retired Hawaii County supervising building inspector, member of Papaikou Hongwanji Mission Kyodan and U.S. Army Korean War veteran.

Private services were held.

He is survived by sons, Blane (Paula) Nagareda of Waipahu, Oahu, and Stacey (Wendy) Nagareda of Honomu; six grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Anthony Castberg

Anthony Didrick “Rick” Castberg, 77, of Hilo, died Jan. 5, 2019, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in San Francisco, he was professor emeritus of political science at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, a retired U.S. Coast Guard Reserve captain, former member and president of the Rotary Club of South Hilo, Volcano Art Center, and Kuikahi Mediation Center.

No services.

He is survived by wife, Joan Eguchi Castberg of Hilo; daughter, Beth (Michael) Litton of San Francisco and Washington, D.C.; sister, Susan Christ of Georgia; niece, Luana (Kalani) Mahi of Maui; three grandchildren; one great-grandson.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Takashi Aragaki

Takashi “Taka” Aragaki, 94, of Hilo, died Jan. 30, 2019, at his residence. Born March 9, 1924, in Mountain View, he was the retired proprietor of the former Sputniks Restaurant in Hilo, a member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin Kyodan, South Pohakulani Kumiai, Hui Okinawa, Hilo Lions Club, Hawaii State Law Enforcement Officers Association (retired Police Commissioner), former Liquor Commissioner, American Legion Post #1 (former Commander) and U.S. Army veteran (Private First Class) who served in World War II in Company I of the 442nd Infantry Regiment.

Private services held. No flowers. No Koden (monetary offerings).

He is survived by sons, Dayton Aragaki of Hilo and Gareth (Penny) Aragaki of Flat Rock, Alabama; daughter, Ginette (Roy) Kubo of Hilo; sister, Helen T. (Kiyoto) Tashima of Honolulu; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Harold Pinnow Sr.

Harold Douglas Pinnow Sr., 79, of Hilo, died on Jan. 21, 2019, at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born Dec. 26, 1939, in Onomea, he was a retired Hawaii County police officer, officer at Hilo International Airport for Securitas, former member of the Hawaii Army National Guard, former civil sheriff and former truck driver for S.K. Oda and Sonomura, and owner of House of Carpets, HJD Auto Body Repair, HDP Water Hauling, and HDP Car Carriers.

Visitation will be held 5 -7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; service at 7:30. Visitation will continue 8:30-9:30 a.m. Feb. 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo; memorial Mass at 10. Casual attire and no flowers.

He is survived by wife, Hazel Pinnow; sons, Jon (Chasa) Pinnow, Donn (Nicolette) Pinnow and William Trask; daughter, Mahina Trask; children, Jon and Donn, Loretta Pinnow; six grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Annette Horie

Annette “Netti” Yoshimi Horie, 53, of Waimea, died Dec. 28, 2018, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honokaa, she was a chef at the former Daniel Thiebaut Restaurant in Waimea, member of Halau Hula Kealaonamaupua and Word of God Church.

A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 23 at the Spencer Beach Park Pavilion in Kawaihae. Casual attire.

She is survived by husband, Charles Kahiona Aiu of Waimea; son, Jeremiah (Linda) Horie of Waimea; daughters, Chasity Aiu-Horie of Waimea, and Kchashea (Nalu) Emperado and Jacelynne (Jason Kala) Aiu-Horie, all of Hilo; mother, Emelia Horie of Hilo; brother, Jeffrey Horie of Hilo; hanai sons, Thomas (Clarissa) Aiu-Horie and Kaimi (Jessinie) Aiu-Horie, all of Hilo; 14 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James Yogi

James Hajime Yogi, 80, of Hilo, died Jan. 13, 2019, at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Facility in Hilo. Born May 7, 1938, in Mountain View, he was a retired Hawaii Department of Agriculture meat inspector, U.S. Army veteran and served in the Hawaii Army National Guard for many years.

Visitation will be held 4-5 p.m. Feb. 23 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; service will begin at 5. Casual attire. No flowers. No koden (monetary contributions).

He is survived by wife, Masue Yogi of Hilo; sisters, Alma Yogi and Betty (Earl) Tsuji, all of Hilo; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Masayoshi Araki

Masayoshi Araki, 84, of Hilo, died Feb. 3, 2019, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in 1935 in Paauilo, he was a U.S. Army World War II veteran, retired Journeyman Carpenter of Local #745 Carpenters Union, and a member of Honpa Hongwanji in Hilo.

Private services were held.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Araki of Hilo; son, Kevin Araki of Arizona; brother, Larry Araki of California; sister Asako Miyamoto of Hilo; one step-son; five step-daughters; and numerous grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Raymond Vigneau

Raymond Arthur Vigneau, 92, of Hilo, died Feb. 13, 2019, at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Los Angeles, he was the proprietor of Vigneau Janitorial Services and a member of the Big Island Adult Day Care.

No services.

He is survived by daughter, Charisse Vigneau of Hilo; sister, Linda Vigneau of California; half-brother, John Anderson of Los Angeles; half-sisters, Kathy Anderson of Los Angeles and Duggan Anderson of Bakersfield, Calif.; one grandson.

Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Lynda Oue

Lynda Midori Oue, 89, of Honolulu, died Jan. 17, 2019. Born in Keei, she was a homemaker.

Visitation will be held 3-4 p.m. March 9 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary in Honolulu; service at 4.

She is survived by sons, Jason of Kealakekua and Vince (Diane) Oue of Honolulu; grandchildren, Alyssa and Kenji; brother, Herbert Shiraishi of Mililani.

Luana Richardson

Luana Pamahoa (Napolean) Lee Richardson, 71, of Hilo, died Feb. 23, 2018, in Hilo. She was born in 1946 in Honolulu.

Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at The Church of Latter-day Saints (522 Ponahawai St.) in Hilo; service at 10. Light refreshments and fellowship to follow.

She is survived by husband, Archie Richardson of Hilo; her daughter, Samantha (Dustun) Gomes of Pahoa; sister, Verna Ahsing; and two grandsons.

Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Robert Tells

Robert Wendell Tells, 78, of Volcano, died Feb. 14, 2019 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born April 24, 1940, in Waipahu, Oahu, he was a retired Honolulu Fire Department captain.

No services.

He is survived by wife, Andrea Tells; children, Robert (Mamie) Tells, Kimberly (Robert) Williams, Traci (Robert) Asuncion, Kelly (William) Gowland, Wendi Tells, Deven (Ashley) Tells; siblings, Patricia Reis, Harry (Laverne) Tells, Antoinette (Taylor) Smith; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ella Miyake

Ella Keiko Miyake, 81, of Hilo, died Jan. 19, 2019, at her residence. Born in Hilo, she was a retired teller at Central Pacific Bank in Hilo.

Private services held. Family requests no flowers and no koden (monetary gifts).

She is survived by husband, Howard Miyake of Hilo; sons, Mark Miyake and Tracy (Connie) Miyake, all of Hilo; daughter, Jo Ann (Robert Cardines) Miyake of Hilo; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Walter Grace

Walter Nahaku Grace, 75, of Keaau, died Dec. 30, 2018, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a self-employed mason.

Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m. Feb. 23 at New Hope Church-Hilo, 840 Kupulau Road; service at 11. Casual attire, no flowers.

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He is survived by companion, Ingaborg Misajon of Keaau; sons, Donovan Grace of Puna, Keone (Jennifer) Grace of Pahala, Kevin Grace of Honolulu, Ryan Grace of Paauilo, Charles (Piialoha) Grace and Brandon (Ivy) Grace of Kona; brothers, Otto (Ida) Grace of Hilo and John Keliikuli of Puna; sisters, Winona Ngyuen of Kohala and John-Nee Kaitell of Hilo; 15 grandchildren; one great granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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