Obituaries

Eric M. Sakutori, 73

Eric M. Sakutori, 73, of Kahului, Maui, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2018, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. Eric was born on April 10, 1944 to Kokichi and Hatsue Sakutori. He was the owner of carpet cleaning services. Private family services were held. Nakamura Mortuary assisted ...

Molly Ayano Tokunaga, 84

Molly Ayano Tokunaga, 84 of Wailuku, Maui passed away surrounded by her loved ones on Thursday, April 5th, 2018. She was born in Puunene Hospital on July, 13th, 1933. Molly was a Teacher for many years. She was pre-deceased by her loving husband, Eiju Tokunaga. She is survived by her son, ...

Michael Torres Jr., 74

Michael Torres Jr., 74, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully at Kula Hospital on March 20, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Services honoring Mr. Torres Jr. will be held on April 21, 2018 at St. Anthony, with public visitation to begin at 10:00am, and mass at 11:00am. Mr. Torres Jr. will ...

Daniel H. Watanabe, 94

Daniel Hisao Watanabe, 94, of Makawao, passed away peacefully at Hale Makua Kahului on April 2, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Services honoring Mr. Watanabe will be held privately. Please, no monetary donations. Daniel was born on July 7, 1923 in Kula to Hitomi & Yoshio ...

Sara Jean Wailani “Nani” Boeche, 70,

Sara Jean Wailani “Nani” Boeche, 70, of Hana, Maui passed away on March 2, 2018 in Kapolei, Hawaii. She was born March 9, 1947 in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by Sons: Kunihi Boeche, Kimo Boeche. Sisters: Leo Guererro, Pearl Pahukao. Grandchildren: Shyla, Sarai, Shadie and Skye. ...

James Henry “Kimo” Galbraith

Born: 5/3/34 Passed:2/28/18 Service: SAT 4/14 9:30 AM (Services) Kamaole Beach Park I (at far left on grassy area) Kimo is survived by his longtime companion, Janet Vargas Manibog, of 16 years; his sister Joanne Mintz of California, his hanai brother Buddy (Mildred) Korkes (formerly ...

Tracy Masayuki Takayama, 51

Tracy Masayuki Takayama, 51, of Wailuku, passed away on April 1, 2018 at his residence under Hospice Care. He was born on August 17, 1966 in Wailuku. Tracy worked at the Hyatt Regency Resort on Maui as a Group Biller. He is survived by his brother, Jason (Kelcie) Takayama; uncle, Michio ...

Eugenia Elizabeth Feehan

Eugenia Elizabeth Feehan passed away peacefully on Monday, April 2, 2018 at her home in the Haiku area of Maui. She was the daughter of the late Adolf and Hattie Stokes, and the loving wife of the late Arthur F. Feehan. Jeanie moved to Maui from Detroit, Michigan in 1969, planted 20,000 ...

Evelyn H. Matsuoka, 88

Evelyn Hisayo Matsuoka, 88, of Kahului passed away peacefully on March 27, 2018. Services honoring Ms. Matsuoka will be held at the Iao United Church of Christ on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Visitation will begin at 9:00am, with services beginning at 10:00am. Evelyn was born on October 13, ...

Clarence “Hank” Peters, 37

It is with great sadness that the Peters Ohana announces the passing of a true Hawaiian, Clarence “Hank” Pomai Peters. Hank was 37 years young and passed away at his home in Lahaina on March 17, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Hank was born on December 10, 1980 to Arthur Peters of ...

Harue “Winifred” Kobayashi, 89

Harue “Winifred” Kobayashi, 89, of Kahului, Maui passed away peacefully on March 27, 2018 in Wailuku under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on May 5, 1928 in Peahi, Maui. Harue worked at her family’s business Printers Inc., and was known for being a great seamstress, cook and ...

LethaMarie Tavares, 64

LethaMarie Tavares, 64, of Makawao, Maui passed away under the care of Maui Memorial Medical Center on March 18, 2018. She was born in Lahaina on April 10th, 1953. Visitation will be held at Norman’s Mortuary on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with services to begin ...

Atu Kalisi Fonohema, 69

Atu Kalisi Fonohema, 69, of Lahaina, Maui passed away on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on April 19th, 1948 in Houma, Tonga. She was predeceased by her loving husband Alatomi Fonohema. She is survived by her sons, Faiva Fonohema, Sione Fonohema, Patrick ...

Thomas I. Arakaki, 99

Thomas Isamu Arakaki, 99, of Pukalani, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2018 at Hale Makua Kahului, surrounded by his loving family. Services honoring Mr. Arakaki were held privately. Thomas was born on March 3, 1919 in Keahua, to Toku & Kana Arakaki. After proudly serving in the ...

Jovencio “Joe” Valencio Rabang, 67

Jovencio “Joe” Valencio Rabang, a retired Crew Chief for HC&S Irrigation Department. Died unexpectedly on March 29, 2018 at Maui Memorial Medical Center, Wailuku. Joe is survived by his Children; Lourdes (Ari) TenCate, Richard (Jessica) Reyno, Kathy (Anthony) Durret, Simeon (Allie) ...

Koon Fook Yen, 95

Koon Fook Yen was born on the Island of Molokai on February 17, 1923 and passed away on March 29, 2018 at Hale Makua Kahului. He loved to cook and really loved Las Vegas. Keno was his love. Visitation will be held Friday, April 13, 2018 at Nakamura Mortuary from 10:00am to 11:00am, with ...

Kellye Dawn Labrador, 52

Kellye Dawn Labrador, 52, of Makawao, Maui, passed away peacefully on February 27, 2018, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. Kellye was born on February 3, 1966, in Oklahoma. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Waipuna Church in Kula at 1:00pm. Nakamura Mortuary ...

Priscilla Marie Perreira, 90

Priscilla Marie Perreira, 90, of Makawao, passed away on March 25, 2018 at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu. She was born on February 3, 1928 in Hamakua Poko. Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at St. Joseph Church in Makawao; Mass will begin at 11:30 a.m., and ...

Harriet Ann Lurendez, 70

Harriet Ann Lurendez, 70, of Wailuku, Maui passed away on March 21st, 2018. She was born in Wailuku, Maui on July 13th, 1947. Visitation will be held at King’s Cathedral Maui on Monday, April 9th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with service to begin at 11:00 a.m. Harriet has worked ...

Daniel James Baker, Jr., 56

Daniel James Baker, Jr., 56 of Hana, passed away on February 26, 2018 at his residence. He was born on February 2, 1962 in Honolulu. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 beginning at 10 a.m. at Aina O Kauakea in Hana. Daniel was a Chef for 30 years at Travaasa Hotel ...