Melvin Saplan, 30, of Pahala, Hawaii, a self-employed maile lei picker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Tracy Pasion; son Trevin Pasion-Saplan; daughter Ziarie F.; father Ben Barrios; mother Myrle; brothers Philip Saplan, Steven Combes and Randy and Vince Barrios; sister Zani B. Tablit; and grandparent Adelina B. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased