Obituaries: December 21, 2020

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Gilbert Kuheana Sr.


Gilbert Kuheana Sr., 66, of Hilo, died Dec. 12, 2020, at Pohai Malama. Born in Pahala, he was an employee of Ohana Banana.

Private services.

He is survived by sons, Gilbert Kuheana Jr., Ansel (Olivia) Kuheana and Kawika (Noel) Kuheana, all of Hilo; brothers, Joseph Kuheana Jr., Michael (Suko) Kuheana, Paul Kuheana, Ralph (Melba) Kuheana, and David Kuheana, all of Hilo; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Henrietta Dixon

Henrietta Kukula Kamohai Dixon, 90, of Pahoa, died Nov. 21, 2020, at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born April 4, 1930, in Hilo, she was a homemaker.

Friends may call at 9 a.m. Dec. 28 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel for a 10:30 a.m. service. Burial at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.


She is survived by sons, Abraham (Carol) Sanchez Jr. of Pahoa and Larry (Susie) Sanchez of California; daughter, Henrietta (Alvin) Gaspang of Pahoa; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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