Obituaries | 3-28-14


Cheyne Inman

Cheyne Drew Inman, 32, of Kailua-Kona and also of New York City died March 7, 2014, at his family’s residence. Born Feb. 3, 1982, in Kealakekua, he was a server for The Cookshop in New York. He was also a graduate of the Art Institute of California San Francisco and a special events coordinator for the fashion design and marketing program.

Information Kona and San Francisco services will be announced at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at P.O. Box 1666, Kealakekua, HI, 96750.

He is survived by mother, Christine Vannucci of Honaunau; father, Alan Inman of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Jon (Angie) Inman of San Francisco, Kai Inman of Hilo, Christian Fornerod of New York; sisters, Rachel (Anthony) Loando of Holualoa, Shanelle (Nick Delostrico-Hunt) Inman of Kailua-Kona; grandmother, Marilyn (Cassius Goodloe) O’Connell of Phoenix; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

William De Araujo

William De Araujo, 84, of Hilo, died March 14, 2014, at St. Francis Hospice in Honolulu. Born April 17, 1929, in Hilo, he was retired from the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Friends may call at 8 a.m. March 27 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo for a 10 a.m. service. Burial will follow at Homelani Memorial Park section five. Family requests casual attire be worn.

He is survived by brother, Alfred (Lore) Araujo of Williamsburg, Va.; sisters, Elizabeth Silva of Hilo, Bernice Schubert of Concord, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Michael Meghreblian

Michael “Tennessee” Thomas Meghreblian, 50, of Naalehu died March 9, 2014. Born Sept. 24, 1963, in Pasadena, Calif., he worked in retail.

Friends may call at 11 a.m. April 12 at Waiohinu Park in Naalehu for a service. Scattering of his ashes will be held at 5:30 p.m. April 13 at South Point.

He is survived by son, Christopher Meghreblian, daughter Carolyn Meghreblian both of Gallatin, Tennessee; brothers, Mark Meghreblian, John Meghreblian; sisters, Shari Meghreblian, Jessi Meghreblian all of Franklin, Tennessee; father, Donald Meghreblian of Alabama; hanai family, DuWayne Ke, Tammy Mareko-Ke, Talailetalalelei Ke, Kainalu Ke, Nainoa Ke, Precious Mareko-Ke, Cherish Mareko, Faatasilealofa Mareko-Ke, Loufatu Mareko-Ke all of Naalehu.

Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Rosita Guevara

Rosita “Rose” Guevara, 75, of Hilo died March 7, 2014, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pahala, he was a forklift operator for Calavo Papaya Factory.

Friends may call at 3 p.m. March 26 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo for a 5 p.m. service. Cremation will follow. Family requests casual attire be worn.

She is survived by sons, Ben (Donna) Aguilar of Honokaa, Ricky (Lori Soares) Guevara of Honolulu, Ronnie (Claudell Yamaguchi) Guevara of Naalehu; daughters, Florence (Fred Ufano) Natividad of Hilo, Corinne (Terrance Agliam) Moses of Hilo; brothers, Camilo Carlos of Naalehu, Mariano (Marijane) Carlos of Honolulu; sisters, Perfecta Garcia of Pahala, Dominga Belaras of Honolulu, Virginia (Edward) Ishikawa of Las Vegas, Leonora (Richard) Peters of California, Trinidad (Felipe) Aderinto of Pahala, Magdelena (John) McClung of Texas; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; an aunt, numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc.

Mary Perez

Mary Kaliko Perez, 83, of Kapaau died March 11, 2014, at her residence. Born June 16, 1930, in North Kohala, she was a homemaker and a member of Kohala Gospel of Salvation Church.

Friends may call at 5 p.m. March 28 at the Kohala Gospel of Salvation Church for a 7 p.m. service. Friends may call again at 8 a.m. March 29 at the church for a 10 a.m. service. Burial will be held at Hawi County Cemetery. Family requests casual attire be worn. Flowers are welcome.

She is survived by sons, Andrew (Milicent) Perez of Kohala, Rockney (Francine) Perez of Pearl City, Oahu, Clarence (Kuulei) Perez, Randall Perez both of Kohala, Gilbert (Diana) Perez of Hilo, Kimo (Sarah) Perez of Hauula, Oahu, Alvin (Roberta) Perez of Kohala, Gregory (Marlene) Perez of Wailuku, Maui, Glen (Beth) Perez of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Pualeilani Perez of Oahu, Sandra (Michael) Pakele of Wailuku, Maui, Leimomi (Stephen) Kihara, Noelani (David) Mackowiak both of Kohala; hanai daughters, Naliko (Allen) Medina of Oahu, Nalani (Garrett) Sugata of Kohala; brothers, Noah Kahoopii of Oahu, Nesha (Janet) Kahoopii of Oahu, Albert Kahoopii, Kenneth Hook both of Kohala; 36 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Akira Watanabe

Akira “Aki” Watanabe, 82, of Hilo died Feb. 23, 2014, at Hilo Medical Center. Born Sept. 24, 1931, in Kalaheo, Kauai, he was an insurance producer for Noguchi & Associates, Inc. and chief operating officer of Watanabe Insurance Services, Inc. He was a member of several business, social and civic organizations.

Friends may call at 12:30 p.m. March 30 at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo for a 2 p.m. service. Family requests aloha attire be worn and flowers and monetary gifts be omitted. Donations may be made to Hilo Rotary Club Foundation, P.O. Box 4192, Hilo, HI 96720, Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island, 100 Kamakahonu Street, Hilo, HI 96720, or Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 398 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720.

He is survived by wife, Emiko Watanabe; son, Brian (Janice) Watanabe both of Hilo; daughters, Cora (Richard) Nitta of Pearl City, Oahu, Ann (Andrew) Kikuta; brothers, Seichi (Masako) Watanabe, John (Doris) Watanabe all of Hilo, Takuo (Jayne) Watanabe of Ranchos Palos Verdes, Calif.; sisters, Kikue Nakamura of Kalaheo, Kauai, Emi Kitashiro of Honolulu; five grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc.

Elizabeth Havard

Elizabeth Reynolds Havard, 98, of Hilo died March 6, 2014, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Fairhope, Ala. and was a retired physical education teacher.

Services will be held at a later date in Alabama.

She is survived by son, Jesse (Becki) Havard Jr. of Highland, Md.; daughter, Mildred (Richard Pacheco Jr.) Cooke of Australia; brother, Ralph Reynolds of Mobile, Ala.; hanai son, Keith Kehaulani Kaaukai of Hilo; hanai daughter, Myrna Ablao of Hilo; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Local arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc.

Edwin Pauole

Edwin “Dole” Kaunahi Pauole, 80, of Kailua-Kona died March 18, 2014, at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born May 18, 1933, in Kailua-Kona, he was a bellman at the former Kona Hilton Hotel. He was a crossing guard at the Kealakehe Elementary School, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, first ward in Kailua-Kona.

Private services will be held.

He is survived by wife, Rebecca Pauole of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Leanda (Joseph) Bernabe of Hilo, Delphine (Paul) Vigilla, Donna Pauole, Edwina Pauole all of Kailua-Kona; three grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Sandra Quixley

Sandra Esther Quixley, 60, of Waikoloa died March 18, 2014, at her residence. Born May 19, 1953, in Vancouver, Canada, she was a timeshare sales representative in Australia and Hawaii. She was also a model, photographer and world traveler.

Service information will be announced at a later date. Donations may be sent to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Waimea, HI, 96743.

She is survived by husband, Ronald Kurtz of Waikoloa; numerous hanai sisters and friends.

Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Andrew deLaurier

Andrew Christopher deLaurier, 69, of Waimea died Feb. 28, 2014, at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born Jan. 1, 1945, in Chelsea, Mass., he was a retired physician. He served in Vietnam as a Marine Corps pilot and later became a U.S. Navy flight surgeon.

Private services were held.

He is survived by wife, Sharon Hirako of Waimea; sons, Craig (Bess Oransky) deLaurier of New York City, Geoffrey deLaurier of San Diego; sister, Jeanne deLaurier of Warrensburg, Mo.; brothers, Michael deLaurier of Twentynine Palms, Calif., Stephen deLaurier of Hilo; two grandchildren and two nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.