Obituaries: March 25, 2020

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Perfecto Quilausing


Perfecto Quilausing, 97, of Mountain View, died March 16, 2020, at his residence. Born April 18, 1922, in Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was a retired bookkeeper for the former Puna Sugar Co. and a member of various bowling leagues.

Private services.

He is survived by son, Oscar Quilausing of Keaau; daughters, Wilma (Peter) Chenosky of Michigan and Estra (Harvey Okamura) Quilausing of Kailua, Oahu; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Eones Kalawe

Eones Kalawe, 62, of Keaau, died March 5, 2020, at Hilo Medical Center. Born Aug. 9, 1958, in Marshall Islands, she was a homemaker.

Services will be held at a later date.

He is survived by partner, Tony Jirokle of Keaau; children, Miriam (Hiroshi) Lemae of Marshall Islands, Sonny (Virginia) Kalawe of Kalihi, Oahu, Emila (Daniel) Jirokle Lawin of Arkansas, Lawrence (Kanani) Kalawe of Pahoa and Nicole (Richard) Soswe of Hilo; 20 grandchildren; sisters, Binake Dellatan of Waianae and Hellen Larkins of Marshall Islands; brother, Alan Ake of Marshall Islands; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Norman Irie

Norman Hideo Irie, 69, of Pepeekeo, died Feb. 11, 2020, at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Honohina, he was retired from Hawaiian Airlines, a former diesel mechanic, U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran, 82nd Airborne Division and member of Honomu Hongwanji Mission.

Private services. Family requests no monetary gifts or flowers.

He is survived by wife, Karen Irie of Pepeekeo; daughter, Erin Irie of Honolulu; son, Noren Irie of Hilo; brothers, Glenn (Bonnie) Irie of Hilo, Gary Irie of Anchorage, Alaska; sister, Faye Kamehaiku of Pahoa; a grandson, numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

The following services have been canceled or postoned due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic:


• Francis T. Nakano, 89, of Hilo

Albert Mamuad Duldulao, Sr. 80