Obituaries

Dionisio Yago Guzman, 75

There was an error in his job history and wife’s name from the obituary that ran in The Maui News on Sunday, February 17, 2019. He worked at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, in the machinery dept., for 19 years and at Embassy Suites in the housekeeping dept. for 18 years. He was ...

Dionisio Yago Guzman, 75

Dionisio Yago Guzman Sr., 75 of Kihei, Maui had passed away on Friday, January 25th, 2019 under the care of Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on October 8th, 1943 in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines to the late Fulgencio & Albina Campos Guzman. He was a Supervisor Houseman of Hyatt ...

Albert Jitsuo Higuchi, 95

Albert Jitsuo Higuchi, 95, of Kahului, Maui, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2019 with loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Higuchi were held privately by family. Albert was born on December 4, 1923 to Mr. Goro and Mrs. Kiku Higuchi in Lahaina, Maui. Albert as a ...

Harry Toshio Nakamoto, 79

Harry Toshio Nakamoto, 79, of Kahului, Maui, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2019 at his residence. Services honoring Mr. Nakamoto were held privately by family. Harry was born on December 9, 1939 to Mr. Tsuneo and Mrs. Kiyoko Nakamoto in Puunene, Maui. Harry served proudly as a ...

Baylee Ann Viola Ululani Suetos-Tunufai

Baylee Ann Viola Ululani Suetos-Tunufai was born on August 30, 2018 in Wailuku. She went to Heaven on February 7, 2019. She is survived by her parents, Kimberly Suetos & Alataua Tunufai; sisters, Shayla Marie & Kendyll Suetos-Tunufai; brothers, Eathan Noah and Carson Gene ...

Stella Tokunaga, 95

Stella Tokunaga, 95, of Wailuku, died January 23, 2019 at Hale Makua in Kahului. She was predeceased by her husband, Shigetatsu Tokunaga. She is survived by three sons, two daughters, a brother and sister, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Visitation will begin at 1 ...

Victor Campos Tomas, Jr., 72

Victor C. Tomas, Jr., 72, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on February 7, 2019, at his home, under the care of Hospice Maui, with his loving family by his side. He was born on June 3, 1946 in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation will be held from 6:30p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, ...

Tony Vierra, Sr., 60

Tony Vierra, Sr., 60, of Kahului, passed away on January 28, 2019 at his residence. He was born on November 21, 1958 in Wailuku. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Visitation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and service at 11 a.m. Tony worked ...

Abraham Stanley Canha, 74

Abraham Stanley Canha, 74 of Haiku, Maui, peacefully passed away on Monday, January 14th, 2019 under the care of Islands Hospice. He was born in Puunene, Maui on March 25th, 1944 to the late Augustine & Grace Leval Canha. Abraham was a Heavy Equipment Mechanic for construction and ...

Troy Ibara, 57

Troy Ibara, 57, of Kahului, Maui passed away at Maui Medical Center on January 28,2019. Troy was born on December 21,1961 in Wailuku. He was close to his maternal grandparents, Harold and Martha Ibara. He loved working at Makena Golf Course as a mechanic for over thirty years. He is ...

Mae Narumi Skyles, 87

Mae Narumi Skyles, 87 of Paia passed away on January 24,2019. Mae was born on May 3,1931 in Paia to George and Miulang Mukogawa. A private service was held at the Holy Rosary Church and she was laid to rest at Maui Memorial Park. Mae is survived by her only daughter, Wendy Skyles, ...

Rosalina R. Braceros, 89

Rosalina R. Braceros, 89, of Kahului passed away on December 28, 2018 at Hale Makua. She was born on February 27th, 1927 in the Philippines. She was a Field Laborer for Maui Land & Pine in Haliimaile. Rosalina is survived by her Sons; Daniel Jr., Albert and Joseph Braceros. Daughters; ...

Maria Conception Alboro, 88

Maria Conception Alboro of Lanai passed away on January 26, 2019. Maria was born on August 23, 1930. Maria is survived by her daughters; Marla Jean, Frances, Veronica (Brian); sons; Guilhermo III (Yvonne), Mark (Darylene), Patrick (Susan), Vincent, Christopher (Arlene), Jaime Jr. (Kelly ...

Michael Jay Battaglia, 72

Michael Jay Battaglia, 72, of Hana, passed away on January 24, 2019 at Hospice Maui Hale in Wailuku. He was born on February 25, 1946 in Portland, Oregon. Visitation at 12 noon on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at St. Peters Church in Hana, service 1 p.m., and burial will follow in Puuiki ...

Gilbert Louis “Speedy” Gonzales, 84

Gilbert Louis “Speedy” Gonzales, 84 passed away peacefully under the care of Island Hospice in Kahului on January 12, 2019. He was born on January 21, 1936. He is pre-deceased by his wife of 62 years, Betty Lou Elsie Gonzales. Daughters: Donna L. Perkins, Clarisse A. Baisa, Gilbertha ...

Mililani Anne Hayman, 66

Mililani Anne Hayman, 66, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2018 with loving family by her side. Services honoring Mililani will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Nakamura Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, and service at 11:00 am. The family request ...

Patricia Mapuana Kalanikau, 76

Patricia Mapuana Kalanikau of Kahului, Maui pass away peacefully at Hale Makua, under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on December 08, 1942 in Wailuku, Maui. She retired as head of housekeeping at Maui Memorial Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband Patrick and daughters Sanoe ...

Harold “Oly” Gustaf Olsten, 92

Harold “Oly” Gustaf Olsten, 92, of Kihei, Maui, passed away on January 24, 2019, under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on October 6, 1926, in DeKalb, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019, at the Church of Jesus Christ of ...

Molly G. Taomoto, 92

Molly G. Taomoto, 92, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2019 with loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Taomoto were held privately by family. Molly was born on July 14, 1926 to Mr. Shozo and Mrs. Nabe Gishitomi in Wailuku, Maui. Molly worked at the ...

Lethe Ann “Huapala” Krueger, 70

Lethe Ann passed away on January 24, 2019. Born in Terra Haute, Indiana and resided in Wailuku, Maui. She was a retired H&R Block bookkeeper and receptionist. She is survived by husband, Joseph; son, Johayne; daughters, Lina Krueger and Lokelani (Jeremy) Lee; grandchildren, Brandon, ...