Obituaries

Anthony Mark Gomes, 77

Anthony Mark Gomes, 77, of Kihei, died Nov. 27, 2014, at his home in Kihei, under the care of Hospice Maui.Visitation will be at St. Theresa Catholic Church, on Thurs. Dec. 11, 9:30am, with services at 11am. Burial will follow, 12:30pm, at Maui Memorial Park.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with ...

Leinette Leiko Higuchi, 43

Leinette Leiko Higuchi, 43, of Lahaina, died on November 26, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Tenrikiyo Maui Kyokai Church, 649 S. Kamehameha Avenue, Kahului; with a service at 11 a.m. Scattering to be held at a later ...

Marilyn Craig Hynson, 86

Marilyn Craig Hynson, 86, of Haiku gracefully died Dec. 2, 2014 in her home. A service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Church in Kihei, followed by a reception from 11 a.m. to noon in the church's Parish Hall. Family members will bury Marilyn's ashes ...

Sue Aiko Ishibashi, 70

Sue Aiko Ishibashi, 70, of Kahului, died Nov. 22, 2014, at her home, under the care of Hospice Maui.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. Ishibashi was born March 9, 1944, in Wailuku.She retired from Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union in 2013, ...

Juan Sotoza Mamuad, Jr., 67

Juan Sotoza Mamuad, Jr., 67, of Lahaina, passed away on December 3, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on January 5, 1947 in the Philippines.Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church in Lahaina, mass will ...

DelAaron A. Nawahine, 21

DelAaron A. Nawahine, 21, of Wailuku, passed away on November 18, 2014 at home. He was born August 2, 1993 in Honolulu.Services will be held at a later date.He was a self-employed computer technician.He is survived by his mother, Walinda (Ona) Crawford; father, Charles K. Crawford; brother, ...

Tokiyo “Nelsie” Igarashi Yamane, 84

Tokiyo "Nelsie" Igarashi Yamane, 84, of Kahului, Maui; passed away on November 27, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on March 25, 1930 in Puunene, Maui. She was a retired cashier from Star Market.Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday, December 12, 2014 at ...

Dorothy Okahiro Chang, 84

Dorothy Okahiro Chang, 84, of Lahaina, passed away Nov. 19, 2014, at Maui Memorial Medical Center.A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014,3:00pm, at Lahaina Methodist Church.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. Chang was born Dorothy Okahiro, on Jan. ...

Reiko Karakawa, 81

Reiko Karakawa, 81, of Kihei, passed away peacefully on November 15, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family.Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 8 at Nakamura Mortuary, with funeral service beginning at 11 a.m. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. ...

Anela Gayle Wong, 56

Anela G. Wong, 56, of Wailuku, passed away on November 28, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on March 18, 1958 on Maui.Services will be held on Monday, December 8, 2014 at Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku, with visitation from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm; services at 5:30 pm. Cremation to ...

William E. Kalani Cockett, 75

William E. Kalani Cockett, 75, of Haiku, passed away on November 26, 2014, at his home under the care of Islands Hospice. He was born on June 3, 1939, in Puunene.Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at Ballard Family Mortuary; a celebration of life ...

Manuel Leuie Guillermo Aquino, 72

Manuel Leuie Guillermo Aquino, 72, of Lahaina, died Nov. 16, 2014, at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Services will be held at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina, with visitation Wed. Dec. 3, 6pm, and services at 7pm. Visitation will continue, Thurs. Dec. 4, 9:30am, with services at 11am. Burial will ...

Roseline Coelho, 91

Roseline Coelho, 91, of Kahului, passed away on November 21, 2014, at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on February 15, 1923, in Kula.Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 5, 2014, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 11:00 a.m.; burial will ...

Shirley S. Murakami, 94

Shirley S. Murakami, 94, of Wailuku, passed away on November 24, 2014, at her home under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on November 7, 1920, in Paia.Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 7, 2014, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 5:00 ...

Alberta Marie Piano, 82

Alberta Marie Piano, 82, of Kahului, passed away on November 23, 2014. She was born on September 26, 1932, at the Puunene Hospital.Alberta - a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church - grew up in Waihee and attended Waihee Elementary and High School. She was a loving mother and worked seasonally ...

Hazel Matsue Minami, 86

Hazel Matsue Minami, 86, of Lahaina, died Nov. 16, 2014, at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mrs. Minami was born March 30, 1928, in Lahaina, HI.She retired in 1994 as Head Teller at First Hawaiian Bank, after 26 years of ...

Theresa L. Chung, 75

Theresa L. Chung, 75, of Pukalani, Maui; passed away on November 17, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on October 14, 1939 in Puunene, Maui. She was a Home Maker.A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at Ballard Family Mortuary from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 ...

Melissa Marie Farmer, 31

Melissa Marie Farmer, 31, of Kihei, Maui, passed away suddenly on November 21, 2014 in Rockwell, Iowa. She was born on October 10, 1983 in Riverdale, Georgia, and raised on Maui, Hawaii.Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, November 29, 2014, at Ballard Family Mortuary, ...

Gene David Hoover, 89

Gene David Hoover, 89, of Pukalani, passed away on November 22, 2014 at his residence. He was born on September 20, 1925 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.Gene owned and operated Hoover Plastering. He was a member of Valley Isle Kennel Club and was also a veteran of the United States Navy.Visitation ...

Kiyoshi Shimabuku, 87

Kiyoshi Shimabuku, 87, of Kahului, died Nov. 19, 2014, at Hale Makua, Kahului.Visitation at Nakamura Mortuary will be held on Dec. 1, 4:00pm, with services at 5:00pm.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Kiyoshi was born June 11, 1927, in Makawao, HI. She dedicated her life to caring ...