Obituaries

Julia T. Ven, 75

Julia T. Ven, 75, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on December 6, 2017. She was born on October 19, 1942 in the Philippines. Visitation will be held at Norman’s Mortuary on Monday, December 18, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held on ...

Kiichi Takahama, 99

Kiichi Takahama, son of Junki & Matsu Takahama was born in Lahaina, Maui on April 23, 1918 and passed away on November 29, 2017 in Honolulu. He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Natalie Natsuyo Sakamoto of Waikapu, Maui; sister Matsuyo Matsuura; brothers, Tamotsu & ...

John J. Haleyalbung, 58

John J. Haleyalbung, 58, of Waiehu, went home on December 3, 2017. He was born on March 7, 1959 to Andrew William Bemo and Francisca Maria Legasiugtal on Falalis, Woleai, an outer Island of Yap. Growing up, he took his education seriously, graduating from Outer Islands High School at the age ...

Torio Nishida, 96

Torio Nishida, 96, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on November 27, 2017 at Hale Makua Kahului, surrounded by his loving children. Services honoring Mr. Nishida were held privately. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Torio was born on January 27, 1921 in Omaopio, he was ...

Joseph Souza, 87

Joseph Souza, 87, of Hilo, HI, died at the Life Care Center of Hilo on Thursday, November 23, 2017. He was born in Paia, Maui and was a retired letter carrier with the US Postal Service. He was also a Veteran of the US Marine Corps and a member of the Ancient Order of Foresters #8110 on Oahu. ...

Tomoe Sugimoto, 94

Tomoe Sugimoto, 94, of Kahului, Maui, passed away at Hale Makua, Kahului under the care of Hospice Maui on November 23, 2017. She was born on December 21, 1922 in Puunene. Tomoe was a packer at Maui Land & Pine until she retired. She was predeceased by her husband, Isamu ...

Desiderio Tabisula, Sr., 83

Desiderio Tabisula, Sr., 83, of Maui passed away on October 29, 2017 at Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Camestizoan, Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines on September 19, 1934. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday December 15, 2017, at Normans Mortuary; ...

Richard Carmine Januzzi, 57

Richard Carmine Januzzi, 57, of Kihei died suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. He was born on November 14, 1960 in Selma, Alabama to Richard Carmine Januzzi, and Mariel Macomber and raised in California. A celebration of life will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, ...

Donna Marie Hoopii, 56

Donna Marie Hoopii, 56, of Wailuku, Maui passed away under the care of Islands Hospice on November 17, 2017. She was born on March 1, 1961 in Wailuku. A private scattering of ashes will be held at a later date. Donna worked at Iao Intermediate School. She was predeceased by her mother, ...

Frances R. Kikumoto, 86

Frances R. Kikumoto, 86, of Makawao, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2017, under the compassionate care of her loving daughters and Hospice Maui. Services honoring Mrs. Kikumoto were held privately. Frances was born in Ovett, Mississippi to Marion & Celia Pitts. She was ...

Ming Woo Mullen, 94

Ming Woo Mullen, 94 of Makawao, Hawaii passed away on November 16, 2017 at Hale Makua in Kahului. Ming Woo Mullen was born in Canton, China. Before settling in Maui, Ming spent extensive time in Guam, California, Hong Kong and Vietnam. Ming Woo is survived by her daughter, Lisa (John Malek) ...

Jean Yoneko Omori Murakami

Jean Yoneko Omori Murakami passed away on November 17, 2017. She was born on August 19, 1924 in Puunene, Maui. Services will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Friday, December 8 at 4:30 p.m. She is survived by her sister, Myrtle Toda (Johnson) and son John Murakami (Mahie), eight ...

Annette Asae Nakashima, 72

Annette Asae Nakashima, 72, of Pearl City, died November 8, 2017, on Oahu. Private services were held. Mrs. Nakashima was born in Puunene, Maui. She was the daughter of Tadashi and Florence Miyamoto. She worked at Verizon Hawaiian Tel as a general office clerk before retiring. ...

Luis O. Ramos Jr., 59

Luis Oscar Ramos Jr., 59, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on November 22, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Luis’s mother, Sara B. Marquez-Agosto passed away one week before his passing at their residence. Services honoring Luis and his mother will ...

Mysen Daniel Jessy, 18

Mysen Daniel Jessy, 18 of Kahului, passed away on November 17, 2017. He was born on July 31, 1999 in Wailuku. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Kahului Union Church, service will begin at 7 p.m. Visitation again on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from ...

Robert Abel Borge Sr., 71

Robert Abel Borge Sr., 71, of Colorado, passed away on November 15, 2017 at The University of Colorado Hospital. He was born on August 12, 1946 in Paia. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 11 a.m. with ...

Sally Sobrano Gomes, 98

Sally Sobrano Gomes, 98, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully at Roselani Place, Kahului under the care of Hospice Maui on November 2 2017. Private services were held. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Sally was born on August 17, 1919 to Alejandro and Carmen Soberano. She enjoyed in ...

Christopher Andrade Kaniho, 77

Christopher Andrade Kaniho, 77, of Lahaina, Maui passed away at Maui Memorial Medical Center on November 17, 2017. He was born on May 26, 1940 in Lahaina. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Lahaina 1st Ward, from 8:00 a.m. ...

Dorothy Toyoko (Terada) Nakata, 89

Dorothy Toyoko (Terada) Nakata, 89, of Kula, passed away peacefully under the compassionate care of Islands Hospice and her loving family on October 29, 2017. Services honoring Mrs. Nakata will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Visitation will begin at 9:30am with ...

Donald A. Wallace Sr., 80

Donald A. Wallace Sr., 80, of Haiku, passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on November 19, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Services honoring Mr. Wallace will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Friday, December 1, 2017. Visitation will begin at 10am, with services ...