Obituaries

Yoshimi George Hata, 94

Yoshimi George Hata, 94, of Haiku, passed away on December 28, 2016 at his residence with his loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Hata were held privately at his request. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Yoshimi was born on January 12, 1922 in Hilo, Hawaii to ...

Thomas T. Nomura, 73

Thomas Tsuneo Nomura, 73, of Waikapu, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on January 4, 2017.  Family services were held. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Thomas was born on January 23, 1943 in Puunene to Tanio & Sumi Nomura.  After ...

Gilbert Quitoriano, 77

Gilbert Quitoriano, 77 of Lahaina, Maui passed away January 7, 2017.  He was born December 26, 1939 in Pahala, Hawaii. A Memorial Service will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului on Friday, January 20, 2017.  Visitation will be from 6:00pm-9:00pm with a Service at 7:00pm.  ...

Ray K. Yamamura, 64

Ray Kazuo Yamamura, 64, of Pukalani, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2016 under the compassionate care of Hospice Maui, with his loving family by his side. Honoring his wishes, services were held privately.  Family requests no koden, please. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with ...

Valentine “Val Boy” Redo

Valentine Redo, also known as "VAL BOY", 50 years old of Keanae, Maui passed away peacefully on January 6, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center.  He was born on May 29, 1966 in Hana, Maui, Hawaii. A Memorial Service will be held at the Keanae peninsula ball park on Sunday, January 15, ...

Remigia Ulnagan Macadangdang, 87

Remigia Ulnagan Macadangdang, 87, of Pukalani, Maui, went home to Our Heavenly Father peacefully and gracefully on January 5, 2017 at Hale Makua Kahului, surrounded by loved ones. She was born on September 24, 1929, in San Mateo, Isabela, Philippines to Cecilio and Timotea Ulnagan. In 1953, she ...

Lorraine Y. Nishijo, 90

Lorraine Yukiko Nishijo, 90, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center with her loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Nishijo will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Saturday, January 14, 2017. Visitation will begin 10am, with services ...

Emelia de Aquino, 103

Emelia De Aquino, 103, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on December 19, 2016, at Hale Makua Kahului.  She was born on May 26, 1913, in Olowalu, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at St. Ann’s Church, 40 Kuhinia St, Waihee; mass will begin ...

Namiko Fujimoto, 95

Namiko Fujimoto, 95, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2016 at Hale Makua Kahului. Services honoring Ms. Fujimoto were held privately at her request. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Namiko was born on April 23, 1921 to Kichizuke & Kame Fujimoto.  ...

Paul J. Gotha Jr., 63

Paul Joseph Gotha Jr., 63, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 24, 2016. Services honoring Mr. Gotha will be held at Maui Veterans Cemetery on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 11:00am. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements. Paul was born on August 28, 1952 in ...

Arnold V. Herrick, 82

Arnold V. Herrick of Makawao passed away on December 14, 2016 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. For 49 days he fought to survive after an auto accident. Arnold was born on March 12, 1934 in Olympia, Washington. Visitation will be held from 830-930am on Friday January 13, 2017. At St. Joseph ...

Kimie Ellen Horiuchi, 91

Kimie Ellen Horiuchi, 91, of Pukalani, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2016 at the Hospice Maui Hale, with her loving family by her side.  Private Services were held with the assistance of Nakamura Mortuary. Kimie was born on May 15, 1925 in Kealia, Kona to Shigematsu & Nanae ...

Alice S. Ito, 87

Alice Sachiko Ito, 87, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully at Hale Makua Kahului on November 25, 2016. Services honoring Mrs. Ito were held privately at her request. Alice was born on June 7, 1929 in Wailuku, Maui.  She graduated from Lahaina Luna high school.  She married her love, ...

Dolores Sablay Larita, 59

Dolores Sablay Larita, 59, of Kihei, passed away peacefully on December 31, 2016 at her residence with loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Larita will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Nakamura Mortuary, with visitation scheduled to begin at 5:00pm, and service at ...

Rita Cabral Leval, 87

Rita Cabral Leval, 87 of Wailuku, passed away on December 22, 2016 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on April 17, 1929 in Puunene, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, January 9, 2017, at St. Anthony Church in Wailuku. Mass will begin at 11 a.m. and ...

Chiyoko Nakamura, 103

Chiyoko Nakamura, 103, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on December 17, 2016, under the care of Hospice Maui. Services were held privately at her family’s request. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Chiyoko was born on May 26, 1913 in Kahului.  She graduated from ...

Kazue Matsuoka Nakatani, 70

Kazue Matsuoka Nakatani, 70, of Kahului, passed away on December 13, 2016 at home, with her loving family by her side and under the care of Island Hospice. Services honoring Mrs. Nakatani will be held at Kahului Hongwanji on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 4:30pm. Nakamura Mortuary is ...

Vincent “Vince” Paiva Jr, 65

Vincent “Vince” Paiva Jr, 65 of Pukalani passed away December 9, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hospice Maui.  He was born in Wailuku on March 16, 1951. A Memorial Service will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului on Saturday, ...

Steven P. Walsh, 65

Steven Walsh died on December 17, 2016 under the care of Maui Hospice. He was born on December 26, 1950 in Omaha Nebraska. Steven was co-owner of Kihana Nursery. Steven was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Genevieve Walsh. He is survived by his wife, Laureen; daughters Seana, ...

Anna Aikala Lowery, 74

Anna Aikala Lowery, 74, of Kihei, passed away peacefully on December 16, 2016 with her loving husband by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Lowery will be held on Sunday, January 8, 2017, at Nakamura Mortuary, with visitation scheduled to begin at 1:00pm, and service at 2:00pm. Mrs. Lowery will ...