Obituaries

Joyce Evelyn Koja, 76

Joyce Evelyn Koja, 76, of Kula, passed away on March 18, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on March 30, 1940 in California. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 7 p.m., and cremation will ...

Dorothy Anne Amoral, 81

Dorothy Anne Amoral, 81, of Pukalani, passed away on March 16, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on September 15, 1935 in Puunene, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Makawao, mass will begin at 11 ...

Ella Geraldine Cova, 85

Ella Geraldine Cove, 85, of Kihei, passed away on February 21, 2017 at her home. She was born on September 23, 1931 in Wailuku. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 11 a.m. Burial will be on Monday, ...

Stanley Higa, 91

Stanley Seiki Higa, 91, of Kahului, passed away peacefully at Hale Makua Wailuku on March 6, 2017 with his loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Higa will be held at Faith in Jesus Church on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Visitation will begin at 8:30am with services beginning at ...

Fumie Honda, 92

Fumie Honda, 92, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully under the compassionate care of Hospice Maui at her home on March 5, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Honda will be held at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Visitation will begin at 10:00am ...

Larry S. Honda, 89

Larry Shoji Honda, 89, of Kahului, passed away peacefully at Hale Makua Kahului on March 14, 2017, with his loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Honda will be held at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. A visitation will begin at 4:00pm, with memorial ...

Peggy Fusayo Iriguchi, 97

Peggy Fusayo Iriguchi, 97, of Kula, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2017 at Kula Hospital. Services honoring Mrs. Iriguchi were held privately. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Mrs. Iriguchi was born on May 4, 1919 in Puunene, HI. She was a homemaker. She was ...

Jonathan M. Kaialiilii, 40

Jonathan M. Kaialiilii, 40 of Wailuku, decided to return to our Lord on February 20, 2017. He was born on February 14, 1977 to Marlyn Gomes Kaialiilii and Gregory W. Kaialiilii Sr. Jonathan loved golfing, and spending time with family and friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, March ...

Thelma K. Yoshiko Kawamura, 79

Thelma K. Yoshiko Kawamura, 79, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully on March 7, 2017 at the Islands Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Kawamura were held privately. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Mrs. Kawamura was born in Lahaina on ...

Michie Kosaka, 97

Michie Kosaka, 97, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2017 at Hale Makua Kahului. Services honoring Mrs. Kosaka will be held at Lahaina Methodist Church on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m., with service at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Maui ...

Constance Marie Mathias, 83

Constance Marie Mathias, 83, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on March 9, 2017, in the care of Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on September 21, 1933 in Wailuku, Maui. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Norman’s Mortuary at 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; service at 5:00 ...

Hatsuichi Satoshige

Hatsuichi Satoshige, 92, 0f Wailuku, Maui, passed away on January 27, 2017 in Kahului, under the care of his loving family and Islands Hospice. He was born on July 5, 1924 in Waihee, Maui. He was a retired industrial / Construction Painter. He had residency on Oahu from his early twenties till ...

John “Beans” Vierra, 100

John “Beans” Vierra, 100, of Pukalani, passed away on March 12, 2017 at Hospice Maui Hale in Wailuku. He was born on December 4, 1916 in Waialua, Oahu. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary; prayer service will begin at ...

Tamio Yatsushiro, 91

Tamio Yatsushiro, 91, of Wailuku, passed away on March 7, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. Services honoring Mr. Yatsushiro were held privately. Family requests no Koden. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Tamio was born on November 8, 1925 in Puunene to Sakukichi & ...

Carl K. Yokote, 90

Carl K. Yokote, 90, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2017, at Hale Makua Kahului, surrounded by his loving family. Services honoring Mr. Yokote will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Visitation will begin at 4:30pm with services beginning at ...

Alfredo Impelido Donato, 66

Alfredo Impelido Donato, 66, of Wailuku, passed away on February 11, 2017 at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center on Oahu. He was born on August 6, 1950 in Puunene, Maui. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Nakamura Mortuary, Wailuku. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. and ...

Natsuko “Hilda” Imoto, 87

Natsuko “Hilda” Imoto, 87, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2017 at Hale Makua Kahului. Services honoring Ms. Imoto will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Kahului Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. with services beginning at 5 p.m. Burial will be on ...

Richard “Rico” Myers, 60

Richard “Rico” Myers, 60, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully on March 3, 2017 at Hospice Maui Hale. Private family services were held. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements. Mr. Myers was born on September 10, 1956 in Butler, New Jersey. He was the operations manager of ...

Narue Nitahara, 88

Narue Nitahara, 88 of Pukalani, passed away at home under the care of Islands Hospice on February 23, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Nitahara were held privately at her request. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. She was a long-time member of ...

Kinue “Jane” Okubo, 92

Kinue “Jane” Okubo, 92, of Kahului passed away peacefully on February 28, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Okubo will be held at Kahului Hongwanji on Friday, March 17, 2017. Visitation will begin at 4:00pm with services beginning at 5:00pm. Nakamura ...