Michael Leigh Keaukaha Nuesca, 48

Michael Leigh Keaukaha Nuesca, 48, of Lahaina, passed away on January 8, 2014 at home. He was born on June 4, 1965 in Wailuku, Maui.

Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Hanakao`o Beach Park in Lahaina, beginning at 10:00 am, with a paddle out and scattering of flowers at 12:00 noon with a reception to follow.

He was the maintenance supervisor with Puamana Community Association.

He is survived by his companion, Lorna Tampon; daughter, Kapeka Nuesca; son, Bo-Jak “Maka” Nuesca, hanai son, Ilikea Kauhaahaa; siblings, Charmaine (Hano) Ganer, Chevelle “Pito” Nuesca, Tina Nuesca, David Nuesca and Daryl Nuesca; 1 grandchild, `Aimoku Nuesca-Pu; numerous nephews, nieces, grand-nephews and grand-nieces.

Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com