Obituaries: June 17, 2020

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Timothy Max


Timothy “Tim” Ivan Max, 65, of Waimea, died June 10, 2020, at his residence. Born Jan. 16, 1955 in Inglewood, California, he was a pastry chef for the Outrigger Waikoloa and member of Na Kane O Ke Awawa motorcycle club.

Private service to be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to North Hawaii Hospice, 67-1125 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela, HI 96743. Condolences to the family may be sent to, Donna Max at PO Box 6461, Kamuela, HI 96743

He is survived by wife, Donna Max, of Waimea; son, Sam Max, of Waimea; daughter, Jen Max, of Washington; brothers, Tom Max, Tracy Max, Ted Max all of California; nieces and a nephew.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Pearl Puana

Pearl Frances Puana, 90, of Hilo, died June 11, 2020 at Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu.

Private services held.

She is survived by son, George (Kim) Christian of Keaau; daughters Linda Robins of Hilo, Pat Dias of Snoqualmie, WA, Edie (Frank) Pereira of Hilo, Haunani (Brian) Meatoga of Hilo; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Jason Feliciano

Jason “J” Kawika Feliciano, 41, of Kapa’au, died May 24, 2020 at home. Born Aug. 10, 1978 in Honolulu, he was a limousine driver in Kona and Las Vegas, a loss prevention associate in Hawaii Kai, and assisted his late father, a former funeral director for Dodo Mortuary Inc, musician who performed drums with I’Land Boiz, and a volunteer at Kohala Golf Park

Services will be held at a later date.

He is survived by, fiancée, Chontel Eugenio; hanai stepsons, Jhace, Haedyn and Hezedyn; mother, Bea Feliciano; brother, Keone Feliciano; one niece; three nephews; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.


Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

An obituary in Tuesday’s edition for Vicente Felipe incorrectly spelled the first names of his sister-in-law, Tessie Felipe, and his daughter Jamie Veloria due to information supplied by the mortuary. It is the policy of West Hawaii Today to corret promptly any misleading or incorrect information when it is brought to the attention of the newspaper.

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