Eleanor Onaona Motooka, 79

Eleanor Onaona Motooka, 79 of Kihei, Maui was born on March 10, 1938 in Hana, Maui. She moved to Oahu for 19 years and later returned home to Maui in 1978. She passed away on September 10, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center.

She worked at Kamalii Elementary as a Teacher’s Aide for 8 years and Hale Makua as a Nurse’s Aide for numerous years.

Visitation will be on September 23, 2017 at Christ the King Church in Kahului from 9:30 am with mass at 11am.

Eleanor is survived by her husband, Richard H. Motooka; sisters, Germaine (Ken) Silva and Pupu (Randy) Lafferty; brothers, Jerome (Yolanda) Koko and Herman (Paula) Koko. She is also survived by her 5 children, Beth Correia, Garrick (April) Motooka, Brian“Yasu” Motooka, Kathyann (Maka) Rivera and Bert (Merleigh) Motooka. She has 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She is predeceased by 2 grandsons and 1 great granddaughter.

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