Feb. 6, 2013
Joseph Charles “Joe”Hooper, 82, of Honalo, Hawaii, a former mechanic for Mitamura Service Station and Tanaka’s Chevron and a former landscaper for King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honalo. He is survived by son Mario, hanai son Chance, daughters Charlyn DeMello and Jasmine Staup, sister Violet, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at KonaFaithCenter in Captain Cook. Services:9 a.m. Luncheon to follow at DaifukujiSoto Mission.