David Kaneopio Kitashima, 32

David Kaneopio Kitashima, 32, of Haiku, died August 20, 2013, at his home.

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Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.

David was born Mar. 26, 1981, in Honolulu, HI. He was a cook for many well loved Maui restaurants.

He is survived by his father, Edwin (Monica) Kitashima, mother, Glenda Lasick; daughter, Liahona; sisters, Lisa (Clint) Pahia, Michelle (Randall Konohia) Kitashima; grandmother, Myrna Kitashima; grandfather, Lockwood Pierson.

David’s beautiful soul and gentle heart shone brightly through his warm, kind eyes, and caring actions. He was loved by so many, and will be deeply missed.

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