Obituaries

Gloria N. Sato, 69

Gloria N. Sato, 69, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on August 6, 2014, at Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born on May 26, 1945, in Wailuku, Maui.Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014, at St. Ann's Church in Waihee; eulogy will begin at 10:00 a.m.; mass ...

Gerald Alan Schenck, 72

Gerald Alan Schenck, 72, passed away on July 27, 2014 at his residence. He was born on May 11, 1942 in Rochester, New York. He worked as Customer Service Agent for United Airlines.He is survived by his wife, Eva Schenck; sons, Kevin (Sarah) Schenck, Robert Himler; daughters, Kimberly Schenck, ...

Walter Toshio Yoshida, 81

Walter Toshio Yoshida, 81, of Kihei, HI, died July 31, 2014, in Kihei.Visitation will be Sat. Aug. 16, 9:30am, at Kahului Jodo Mission, with services at 11:00am. Inurnment will be Mon. Aug. 18, 11:00am, at Maui Veteran's Cemetery, in Makawao.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mr. ...

Paz Cases Refareal, 79

Paz Cases Refareal, 79, of Wailuku passed away on August 4, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on November 24, 1934 in LA Union, PI.Services will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Norman's Mortuary in Wailuku, from 6:00 pm to 9:00pm, with service to begin at 7:00 pm., ...

Janet Marie Drumgool, 67

Janet Marie Drumgool, 67, of Kula, HI, died July 31, 2014, at Kula Hospital.A private scattering service will be held by her family at a later date.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Janet was born Aug. 26, 1946, in Torrance, CA. She was a scuba diving tour guide.She is survived ...

Jordan Tyler Kahala Costa, 29

Jordan Tyler Kahala Costa, 29, passed away on July 30, 2014. He was born on July 16, 1985 in Wailuku, Maui.Jordan worked for the County of Maui in Makawao Road Division.A Memorial Service will be on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Visitations will be from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 ...

Carlito Fernandez, 63

Carlito Fernandez, 63, of Wailuku passed away on July 31, 2014 at home under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on February 19, 1951 in Philippines.Services will be held on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Norman's Mortuary, with visitation from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm with service to begin at 7:00 ...

Jackie Dado Fontanilla, 65

Jackie Dado Fontanilla, 64, of Naalehu, died July 23, 2014 at the Hilo Medical Center.Visitation will begin at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, August 9th, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hana, with a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Burial of cremated remains will follow at St. Peter's Catholic Church in ...

Stephen N. King, 61

Stephen N. King, 61, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on July 27, 2014. He was born on December 7, 1952, in Puunene, Maui.Services will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at Kahului Union Church.Stephen was a restaurant Bar Tender. He is survived by his mother, ...

George Hiroshi Okuyama, 83

George Hiroshi Okuyama, 83, of Makawao, passed away on July 30, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on April 17, 1931 in Wailuku, Maui.Visitation will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission, services at 5 p.m.; urn burial will be at 11 a.m. on ...

Tokiyo Inouye, 96

Tokiyo Inouye, 96, of Kula, Maui, passed away on July 26, 2014, at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on January 15, 1918, in Kula, Maui.Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014, at Makawao Hongwanji Mission.Tokiyo was a flower farmer. She is survived by her sons, Michael ...

Barbara F. Kubo, 69

Barbara F. Kubo, passed away unexpectedly at home on July 12, 2014. She was 69 years old. Barbara was born in Puunene, HI, on April 12, 1945, to Masayuki and Kimiyo Kubo.She will be remembered for her kindness, generosity, and friendliness. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.Barbara ...

Gregorio Asocro Layugan, Jr., 45

Gregorio Asocro Layugan, Jr., 45, of Lahaina, passed away on July 27, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born August 21, 1968 in Davao City, Philippines.Services will be held on Friday, August 8, 2014 at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, Lahaina, with visitation from 6:00 pm to 9:00 ...

Thomas H. Nakamoto, 68

Thomas H. Nakamoto, 68, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on July 27, 2014, at his home under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on February 21, 1946, in Kahului, Maui.Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014, at Maui Full Gospel Korean Church, 390 ...

Henry Shoichi Nihei, 85

Henry Shoichi Nihei, 85, of Kula, died July 19, 2014, at his home, under the care of Hospice Maui.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mr. Nihei was born June 30, 1929, in Paia, HI.He owned and operated a farm in Kula.He is survived by his wife of 50 years, ...

George Hiroshi Okuyama, 83

George Hiroshi Okuyama, 83, of Makawao, passed away on July 30, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on April 17, 1931 in Wailuku, Maui.Visitation will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission, services at 5 p.m.; urn burial will be at 11 a.m. on ...

Florence Fusako Anbe Okamoto, 93

Florence Fusako Anbe Okamoto, 93, of Wailuku, went peacefully home to our Lord on July 1, 2014 at Kalama Heights under care of Hospice Maui. She was born on May 21, 1921, in Wailuku, to Heiji and Hakuyo Anbe and was the second of five children.Flo was married to Joseph Kazuhiko Okamoto ...

Kathleen Nobuko Tanaka, 68

Kathleen Nobuko Tanaka, 68, of Makawao, passed away on July 24, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on November 27, 1945 in Honolua, MauiVisitation will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission, service over urn will begin at 11 a.m.Kathleen ...

Nobuko Sakura, 97

Nobuko Sakura, 97, of Wailuku, died July 20, 2014, under the care of Hospice Maui.Private services were held. Family requests no koden, please.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mrs. Sakura was born Dec. 10, 1916, in Kawaihau, Kealia, Kauai, HI.She was a sashimi maker for Nakamura ...

Florida Tacla, 80

Florida Tacla, 80, of Wailuku, passed away on July 26, 2014 at Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born June 1, 1934 in Puunene, Maui.Services will be held on Monday, August 4, 2014 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at Christ the King Church, with mass to begin at 11:00am. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park ...