Jan. 25, 2011
Clarence Keahialoa Waipa, 77, of Hilo, a retired St. Joseph School music teacher, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Becky Jane “Janie”; daughters Tani Waipa-Kaneao and Jennifer Waipa; stepsons Michael and Roger Lee, stepdaughters Wendy and Karen Lee; sisters Julia Surls, Elizabeth Strachan and Mae Moore; and nine grandchildren. Visitations: 5 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations may be made to Waipa Fiji Mission Fund, 1079 Ahuna Road, Hilo, HI 96720.