Obituaries

Seichi Asami, 89

Seichi Asami, 89 of Lahaina, Maui passed away on April 24, 2017 at his residence with his son Deytyn at his side. Seichi was under the care of Islands Hospice. He was born on July 15, 1927 in Lahaina, Maui. He retired as a Processing Supervisor from Pioneer Mill in 1989. Visitation will be ...

Manuel Adora “Maneng” Abero, 103

Manuel Adora “Maneng” Abero, 103, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Services honoring Mr. Abero will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Hawaiian ...

Ofa Ki-Suva Falekaono, 69

Ofa Ki-Suva Falekaono, 69, of Kihei, Maui, passed away on April 13, 2017, at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on July 23, 1947, in Ma’ufanga, Tonga. Visitation will be held from 8:00 a.m.to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017, at St. Theresa Catholic Church; mass will begin at 11:00 a.m.; ...

May K. Fujiwara, 84

Our Beloved, May Fujiwara of Lahaina, Maui peacefully passed away on April 18, 2017 at the age of 84. She is survived by her two brothers, Larry and wife Diane , Willy and wife Norma; daughter, Deborah and husband Roland; son, Derek and wife Dawn; her grandchildren, Sam Streep, Chris and ...

Darren K. Kato, 54

Darren Kiyoshi Kato, 54, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully at his residence on April 14, 2017. Services honoring the late Mr. Kato will be held at Maui Memorial Park on April 25, 2017 at 2:00pm. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements. Darren was born on April 9, 1963 in ...

Annette Reiko Martin, 62

Annette Reiko Martin, 62 of Lahaina, Maui, passed away on April 2, 2017 at her home with her family and close friends at her side. Services honoring Annette Martin will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Nakamura Mortuary in Wailuku with visitation beginning at 10:00am and memorial service ...

Keiko Sato, 84

Keiko Sato, 84, of Pukalani, passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on April 11, 2017. Services honoring Mrs. Sato will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Visitation will begin at 10:30am with services beginning at 11:30am. Mrs. Sato will be laid to ...

Theresa P. Texeira, 82

Theresa P. Texeira, 82, of Makawao, Maui, peacefully passed away on April 19, 2017, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on July 19, 1934, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She married her true love, Mr. Nicholas Texeira and together they raised four children. She leaves to cherish ...

Elisabeth Kuder, 77

The graceful Barefoot Senior walks through the grasses. Playful and imaginative, her charm turns your heart into light. Compassionate with no end, accepts you as you are. The Barefoot Senior inspired all with her collections, she saw beauty in the great and the small. Honest and assertive, you ...

Earl Tolley, 75

Earl Tolley, 75, of Cornelius, NC, formerly of Maui, passed away April 16, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Shannon Tolley; six children, Dean, Todd and Scott Tolley, Annette Haraway, Darlene Jones and Jennifer Tolley; as well as his grandchildren, Michael, Kristina, J.R. and ...

Laurette Jean Deleur, 58

Laurette Jean Deleur, 58 of Kihei, Maui passed away on March 19, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on November 25, 1958 in California. She worked as a Cashier for Safeway. Private family services will be held. Laurette is survived by her son, Robert (Cindy) Deleur; ...

Machiko Florian, 63

Machiko Florian, 63, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2017, under the care of Hospice Maui, with her loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Florian will be held privately. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Mrs. Florian was born on September 28, 1953, ...

Yukio Matsui, 90

Mr. Yukio Matsui, 90, of Kula, passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on March 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Services honoring Mr. Matsui will be held at Makawao Hongwanji on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Visitation will begin at 1:00pm, with memorial services ...

Jessie H. Murakami, 79

Mrs. Jessie Hatsuko Murakami, 79, of Kahului, passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on March 24, 2017. Services honoring Mrs. Murakami will be held at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission on Friday, April 21, 2017. Visitation will begin at 4:00pm, with memorial service beginning at ...

Joanne Nami Nakagawa, 63

Joanne Nami Nakagawa, 63, of Haiku, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Services honoring Ms. Nakagawa were held privately. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Joanne Nakagawa was born on November 14, 1953, on Maui, Hawaii, to Masaaki ...

Jane N. Nakama, 88

Jane Namiko Nakama, 88, of Wailuku, Maui passed away peacefully on April 1, 2017 at Hale Makua Kahului, surrounded by her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Nakama will be held at Grace Bible Church in Kahului on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Visitation will begin at 9:30am with memorial ...

Shigenobu Shibano, 93

Shigenobu Shibano, 93, of Kahului, passed away on March 28, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on November 24, 1923 in Wailuku. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Shigenobu was a retired manager from the Maui ...

Thomas Patrick Soliben, 53

Thomas Patrick Soliben, 53 of Paia, Maui passed away on March 27, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on December 24, 1963 in Wailuku, Maui. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Holy Rosary Church in Paia from 8:30am to 10:30am; with service over urn to begin ...

Kiyoko Tomita, 95

Kiyoko Tomita, 95, passed away on March 26, 2017 in Sunnyvale, CA. Private family services were held on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Nakamura Mortuary. Kiyoko was born on November 11, 1921 in Kaupakalua to Toyono and Nisaku (Arine) Sone. She was predeceased by husband, Torao Tomita. ...

Earl Whiteley, 88

Earl Whiteley, Jr. 88, of Lahaina, passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. He was born in Berkeley, California. Survived by sister, Kathryn Beach; daughters, Linda (Gary) Katz and Nancy (Dan) Keys; sons Rick Whiteley (Lisa Felice) and Joseph (Rachelle) Whiteley; 13 grandchildren, and one ...