Obituaries

Julia Siores Evangelista, 97

Julia Siores Evangelista, 97 of Kahului, Maui, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018. She was born in Urdaneta Pangasinan, Philippines on December 20th, 1920 to the late Raymundo & Eduvijas Aguilar Siores. Julia was a seamstress for many years. She was predeceased ...

Frank Earl Kiger, 65

Frank Earl Kiger, 65, of Makawao passed away on December 12th, 2018 in Wailuku. He was born on June 1st, 1953 in Alabama. He retired from HC and S as a General Manager. Frank is survived by his wife Peggy Kiger. Brothers; Fred Kiger and Morris Schlesinger. Daughter; Ginger (August) Camara, ...

Mary Kukahiko, 84

Mary Kukahiko, 84, of Lahaina passed away peacefully on December 7, 2018 at her residence. She was born on June 27, 1934 in Wailuku. She retired as a Housekeeper from Kuakini Hospital. Mary is survived by her son, Lawrence Kukahiko; daughters, Jacqueline (Robert) Watson, Lynda Mae Marzan ...

Howard “Kabo” Takao Matsunaga, 82

Howard “Kabo” Takao Matsunaga, 82, of Kuiaha, passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on December 04, 2018. Funeral services will be held at Makawao Hongwanji Mission Church on December 20, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Family requests no flowers. ...

Tomie Nagasako, 99

Tomie Nagasako, 99, of Lahaina, Maui, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2018 under the care of Islands Hospice with loving family by her side. Services honoring Ms. Nagasako will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Lahaina Hongwanji. Visitation will begin at 3:00 pm, and service at ...

Geraldine Kalawaia, 70

Geraldine Kalawaia, 70, of Kanaio passed away peacefully on December 6, 2018 at her residence. She was born on August 7, 1948 in Pu‘uneven. She retired as a laundry attendant at Majestic Laundry and Dry Cleaning. She also worked for a sales clerk at Lowe’s and was also a ...

Grace Tsuruko Saito, 94

Grace Tsuruko Saito, 94, of Kahului, Maui, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2018 under the care of Hale Makua-Kahului with loving family by her side. Services honoring Ms. Saito will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Kahului Union Church. Visitation will begin at 3:00 pm, and ...

Victoria Ruiz Acoba

The time of service was changed from the original display obituary that ran on Sunday, December 9, 2018. Services will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018, viewing 5:00 - 8:30 pm at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church with vigil prayer service at 6:30 pm. Saturday, December 15, 2018, viewing ...

Philemon Coleon Jr., 70

Philemon Coleon Jr., 70, passed away on November 29, 2018 with his loving family and relatives by his side. A celebration of life for Phil will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 at Nakamura Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. and service at 11:30 a.m. Phil was born on March ...

Brian Joseph De Ahl, 41

Brian Joseph De Ahl, 41 of Lahaina, passed away on November 30, 2018 at his residence. He was born on July 9, 1977 in San Francisco, California. Brian worked in various restaurants. He is survived by his son, Dante Kamehanaokekukunaokalaehulalimainei De Ahl; parents, Edwin and M. Renee De ...

Michael Peppers, 59

Michael Alan Peppers, 59 passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on November 26, 2018 in Lahaina. He was born on March 27, 1959 in Atlanta, GA. to his beloved parents, the late Leon Peppers and Jane Souza. He was a devoted member of the Kahana Door of Faith Church, and was a proud ...

Rosario Serrano Sijalbo, 64

Rosario Serrano Sijalbo, 64 of Wailuku, Maui passed away a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend on November 13, 2018. He was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines on May 23, 1954. Rosario worked as a Forklift Driver at Maui Land and Pine for 35 years. He ...

Toshiko “Agnes” Takushi, 85

Toshiko Takushi, 85, of Maui passed away on November 21, 2018 in Kahului. She was born on August 13, 1933. She worked at the University of Hawaii Maui Collage for many years until she retired. Toshiko is survived by her Sisters; Teru Nakamura, Thelma Yara (George), Patsu Chu and Edna Pang ...

Richard P. Tavares, 92

Richard P. Tavares, 92, of Makawao Maui peacefully, passed away on November 30, 2018 at his home under the care of his family and the loving support of Hospice Maui.  He was born January 28, 1926 at Paia Hospital.  Richard retired as a Fire Captain from the Paia Station in 1976 after 30 years ...

Nalani Gertrude Akuna, 68

Nalani Gertrude Akuna, 68 of Keanae, Maui, passed away on November 25, 2018 at Hospice Maui Hale. She was born on March 14, 1950 in Keanae, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, service will begin at 12 noon, and burial will follow at 2 p.m. at ...

Thomas Souza, 94

Thomas Souza, 94, of Kihei passed away on November 6, 2018. Thomas was born on March 9, 1924 to Panteleon and Sindina Vares Souza. He is survived by his children; Diana (Gordon) Yen, Theresa Sentinella, Thomas Souza Jr., and Stella Pruse. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren, ten ...

Calvin Yang, 69

Calvin Yang, 69, of Kahului, Maui passed away on November 25, 2018 at his residence. He was born on December 24, 1948 in Paia. He retired as a Post Master and also served in the U.S. Army. Calvin is survived by his wife, Tom Yang; daughter, Wendy (Burt) Kondo; son, Jayson (Cindy) Yang; ...

Nalani Gertrude Akuna, 68

Nalani Gertrude Akuna, 68 of Keanae, passed away on November 25, 2018 at Hospice Maui Hale in Wailuku. She was born on March 14, 1950 in Wailua Valley, Keanae, Maui. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service 11 a.m., and ...

Manuel Arruda, 91

Manuel Arruda, 91, of Wailuku, Maui passed away on November 27, 2018 at Hale Makua in Kahului. He was born on January 7, 1927 in Lihue, Kauai. He retired as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic at H. C. & S. Manuel is predeceased by his wife, Olivia Gusman Arruda. He is survived by his daughter, ...

Scott Haruo Iwaki, 59

Scott Haruo Iwaki, 59 of Kihei, Maui passed away a loving husband, father, and grandfather on November 23, 2018. He was born in Honolulu, Oahu on February 6, 1959 to the late James and Hazel Iwaki. Scott was predeceased by his brother, Troy Iwaki. He is survived by his wife, Jocelyn Iwaki; ...