May 14, 2011
Dorothy P. “Dolly” Fernandez, 77, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a homemaker and former employee at Orchids Pacifica and Kohala elementary and high schools, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Oligario “Galo”; son Don; daughters Rhonda Ching, Ernestine Cazimero and Lorine Akiyoshi; brothers Benjamin Tario, and Ernest and Raymond Paro; hanai brother Tony Paro; sisters Nina Costa and Shirley Sakai; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial of ashes to follow at Hawi Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.