James Toshio Arakawa, 76, of Paauilo died Nov. 4 at Hale Hoola Hamakua. Born in Paauilo, he was a retired state health inspector, member of the former Paauilo-Kalopa Kumiai and U.S. Navy veteran during Vietnam War. Services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by brothers, George (Ella) Arakawa and Paul Arakawa of Paauilo; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Onofre Sabalo Cabalce, 89, of Keaau died Oct. 29 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Parparia, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he was a retired seed cutter for the former Puna Sugar Co. and member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Keaau. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Monday (Nov. 20) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation again 8-10 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 21) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Survived by daughters, Flory Ito of Kurtistown, Josephine (Andrew) Matias of Keaau, Bella (Hiep) Doan of Hawaiian Paradise Park and Mila (Jude) Javier of Long Beach, Calif.; sons, Nestor (Laudy) Cabalce of Keaau and Milo (Lacher) Cabalce of Hilo; 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Chasen Kamauliolawe-hiwaonakupuna Quihano Juan, 20 months, of Pahoa died Oct. 24 at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu. He was born in San Diego. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Friday (Nov. 17) at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa. Prayer service at 6:15 p.m. Visitation again 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 18) at the church. Service at 10 a.m. Casual attire; flowers and lei welcome. Cremation at Dodo Mortuary. Survived by parents, Glenn P. Juan and Chasity K. Quihano of Ainaloa; brother, Chad-Bryant K.Q. Bartolome of Ainaloa; sister, Chanet H.Q. Juan of Ainaloa; paternal grandmother, Soledad B. Juan of Keaau; maternal grandfather and grandmother, Thompson K. Quihano and Sherylanne L. Quihano of Kalapana; maternal great-grandfather, Thompson Quihano of Kalapana; cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Yoshiko (Shimabukuro) Nako, 100, of Hilo died Oct. 26. Born in Hawaii, she was a housewife. Private services held. Survived by daughters, Kate R. Yoshimura and Shyran K. (Carl) Nakayama; brother-in-law, Jinsei Nako; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Miu Lin Lee Sibayton, 85, of Keaau died Oct. 17 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a retired nutrition program assistant for the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources and member of Olaa First Hawaiian Congregational Church. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday (Nov. 20) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 9:30. Burial to follow at
Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by daughters, Janice (Barry) Arakaki of Halaula, Kohala, and Debbie Ann (Jim) Coyle of San Anselmo, Calif.; sons, Wilfred (Joni) Sibayton and Jeffrey (Kapiolani) Sibayton of Keaau; hanai daughter, Caroline Porlas of Honolulu; sister, Miu Chee Matsumura of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Florence Lee of Kona and Joyce Sibayton of Sacramento, Calif.; brothers-inlaw, Joseph “Joe” (Percy) Sibayton of Hilo and Patrick “Pat” (Lucy) Sibayton of Aiea, Oahu; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Seijitsu “Lefty” Yogi, 92, of Hilo died Oct. 16 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Papaikou,
he was a retired clerk at the Hilo main post office, member of Hilo Hooganji Mission, Hui Okinawa, Wreckers Golf Club and a U.S. Army veteran during World War II. Private services held. Family requests no flowers and no koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Setsuko Yogi of Hilo; daughter, Faye (Glen) Azumi of Waipahu, Oahu; brothers, Seigi (Sumiko) Yogi of Hilo, Seitei Yogi of Kailua, Oahu, and Hiromu (Alice) Yogi of Honolulu; sisters, Tsuru Okuhama of Okinawa, Japan, Tsuruko Taira of Hilo and Kimie (Kenneth) Teruya of Wailuku, Maui; sister-in-law, Dina Yogi of Brea, Calif.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.