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Obituaries for November 24

John “Johnny Boy” Iowane Ahuna III, 65, of Paauilo died Nov. 1 at home. Born in Honokaa, he was a retired crane operator for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., employee of Waipio Valley Taro Products and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and Pilau Motorcycle Club. Visitation 8-9:45 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 30) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Stephanie Ahuna of Paauilo; sons, John Ahuna IV of Ookala and Byron (Lesley) Ahuna of Honokaa; daughters, Jenilee (Derek Rapoza) Ahuna of Ewa Beach, Oahu, and Christie (Keala Awai) Ahuna of Paauilo; hanai son, Lapaka Ahuna of Paauilo; mother-in-law, Alice DeLuz of Paauilo; sisters, Naomi Campbell of Honokaa and Celeste (Cristito Jr.) Tiogangco of Hilo; brother, Alvin Michael Ahuna of Honokaa; 10 grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Arnold “Arnie” Clyde Colgrove, 90, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 23 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Minneapolis, he was a retired accounting manager for Northern State Power and U.S. Army veteran. Services with military honors 9 a.m. Friday (Nov. 29) at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Christopher (Ying Huang) Colgrove of Captain Cook and Anthony (Khanittha Gault) Colgrove of Kailua-Kona; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Dorothy “Sachi” Sachiko Hirowatari, 84, of Ninole died Nov. 2 at Hilo Medical Center. Born March 24, 1935, in Waikaumalo, she was the retired owner and Realtor of Maile Realty and a member of Hakalau Jodo Mission. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 30) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by husband, George “Masa” Hirowatari of Ninole; sons, George (Suzana) Hirowatari Jr. of Ninole and Glenn Hirowatari of Kona; daughters, Ann (John) Sakamaki of Hilo and Jill (Ronny) Sugiyama of Kona; sisters, Clara Norman of San Francisco, Vivian Aoki of Honolulu and Elsa Yoshioka of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Mady Kawahara of Los Angeles, Pearl Kawahara and Jane Hata of Hilo, Asako Shitabata of Laupahoehoe, Sueno Saruwatari of Pepeekeo, Valerie Saruwatari of Hilo; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Chevry-Taylor Kawaiho’onani Okalani Kalai, 26, of Kailua-Kona died Oct. 29 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker, cook and baker. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by boyfriend, Aisea Ahonima; children, Chasten Kalai-Ahonima, Chancen Kalai-Ahonima, Azayliah Kalai-Ahonima, Chaizen Kalai-Ahonima and Airiebell Kalai-Ahonima of Kailua Kona; parents, Renny Aaron Kalai of Honolulu and Christina (Joseph) Watts of Hilo; siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Rhona Elizabeth Leinaala Reeves, 80, of Hilo died May 24 at a private care home in Hilo. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired cashier at Royal Hawaiian Hotel and a private care home operator. Services at a later date. Survived by husband, William Reeves Sr. of Hilo (since deceased); sons, William (Beatrice) Reeves Jr. of New York, Derek (Priscilla) Reeves of Kaneohe, Oahu, Jay Reeves of Hilo and Steward (Roz) Reeves of California; daughter, Michelle (Alan) Lane of Kapolei, Oahu; 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

William Paul Jarett Haalilio Reeves Sr., 82 of Hilo died Oct. 11 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired Honolulu firefighter. Services at a later date. Survived by sons, William (Beatrice) Reeves Jr. of New York, Derek (Priscilla) Reeves of Kaneohe, Oahu, Jay Reeves of Hilo and Steward (Roz) Reeves of California; daughter, Michelle (Alan) Lane of Kapolei, Oahu; brother, Wade Reeves of Waikoloa; 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Wesley “Bear” Yogi, 58, of Hilo died Oct. 8 at home. He was in Hilo. Celebration of life noon Saturday (Nov. 30) at Puhi Bay main tent. Casual attire. Survived by daughter, RaeAnn Romeo of Hilo; father, Akio Yogi of Hilo; brothers, Akio “Ed” Yogi and Alvin (Gayle) Yogi of Hilo, Yancy Yogi of Oahu, Glenn (Taryn) Yogi and Keldon (Stephanie) Yogi of Hilo, Daniel Medeiros of Kona, Steven Yogi of Hilo; sisters, Diane Yogi and Kathleen (Erwin) Chase of Hilo; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Source: Hawaii Tribune Herald

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