Jan. 14, 2011
John Arrojo, also known as “Rippah” and “Bull,” 62, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a former Orchid Isle Hauling & Rental bulldozer operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Aaron, Bradley and Jeffrey; daughter Tricia Ventura; brothers Howard and Marvin Angelo, and Joseph, Gary and Donald Arrojo; sisters Elizabeth Alameida and Irene Malendres; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.