Obituaries: October 8, 2021

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Mamerto Macanas Jr.

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Mamerto Sarmiento Macanas Jr., 82, of Kapaau, died Sept. 22, 2021, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Kohala, he was a retired truck driver for the former Kohala Sugar Co., retired from the Hawaii Army National Guard, and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi and Local Boys Kupuna Softball Team.

Private services.

He is survived by daughters, Lorna Collins of Alaska and Tammy Macanas of Las Vegas; brother, Rudy Macanas of Keaau; sisters, Florence Adones of California and Linda Naihe and Carol (Lester) Ching, all of Kohala; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Milnor Lum

Milnor Fook Cheong Lum, 94, of Panaewa, died Sept. 30, 2021, in Hilo. Born Jan. 24, 1927, in Honolulu, he worked in landscaping design and maintenance for the counties and as an entrepreneur in the same field, was a U.S. Army World War II veteran and an advocate of self-sufficiency, education and preserving Hawaiian heritage.

Private service held.

He is survived by children, Bran (Kathie) Furman, Dina (Shannon) Hinkle and Scott Furman; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Herbert Kiyabu

Herbert Hisaya Kiyabu, 83, of Hilo, died Sept. 20, 2021, at his residence. Born in Honolulu, he retired as an economic analyst for the California Department of Transportation and was a member of the Hilo Parkinson Rock Steady Boxing program, YMCA Parkinson exercise program, Senior Bowling League, Waiakea Senior Exercise program, Walk with a Doc, Hiroshima Kenjinkai and St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Friends may call for visitation from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at Dodo Mortuary chapel; private service to follow. Casual attire. Online video streaming of the service at www.oneroomstreaming.com; Event ID: dodomortuary; Password: 43CMT4.

He is survived by wife, June Kiyabu of Hilo; sons, Stephen (Sandy) Kiyabu of Torrance, CA and Brian (Nalei) Kiyabu of Kailua-Kona; five grandchildren; bother, Franklin (Carmen) Kiyabu of Kaneohe, Oahu; sister, Juliet Mickelson both from Kaneohe, Oahu; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Cathy Landeros

Cathy Lale Louise Landeros, of Ocean View, died Oct. 4, 2021 in Kealakekua. She was born Jan. 3, 1965, in San Bernadino, CA.

Private services will be held at a later date.

She is survived by son, Ralph Landeros IV; mother Hannah Uribes of Ocean View; brothers William (Chris Nancy) Uribes of Las Vegas, NV; Ramon (Sherry) Uribes of Hilo; Casey (Elsie) Uribes of Hilo; sisters Marjorie Torres of Las Vegas, NV; Christina (Carey) Sledge of Oklahoma; Belinda (Shipp) Uribes of Victorville, CA; and Joy Uribes of Colton, CA.

Services provided by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.

Damon Uribes

Damon David Uribes, of Ocean View, died Sept. 16, 2021 in Kealakekua. He was born Aug. 12, 1956, in San Bernadino, CA.

Private services will be held at a later date.

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He is survived by sons Damon, Richard, and John Uribes; mother Hannah Uribes of Ocean View; brothers William (Chris Nancy) Uribes of Las Vegas, NV; Ramon (Sherry) Uribes of Hilo; Casey (Elsie) Uribes of Hilo; sisters Marjorie Torres of Las Vegas, NV; Christina (Carey) Sledge of Oklahoma; Belinda (Shipp) Uribes of Victorville, CA; and Joy Uribes of Colton, CA.

Services provided by Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona.

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