Obituaries

Thelma Canha Ferreira, 93

Thelma Canha Ferreira, 93, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on December 26, 1923 in Pu’unene to John and Ida Canha and was married to the late Arthur Ferreira for 58 years. She is survived by her three children, Arthur (Patricia) ...

Domingo Alboro, Sr. 83

Domingo Alboro, Sr., 83, died at Hale Makua-Wailuku on September 1, 2017. Domingo was born May 19, 1934 in Lahaina, Maui. He attended Lahainaluna High School as a boarder. He met his wife, Florence Lintao, at Lahainaluna, and they got married before finishing school. Domingo worked at ...

Mary Ann “Nina” Joy, 68

Mary Ann “Nina” Joy, 68 of Maui passed away August 26, 2017 on Oahu. She was born in Pu’unene, Maui. Services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Pukalani on Friday, September 15, 2017 with visitation from 9:00am-12noon. Burial will follow at Maui ...

Isabella Kaawa, 66

Isabella Kaawa, 66, of Ewa Beach, Oahu, formerly of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on August 23, 2017. She was born on October 24, 1950, on Oahu. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Norman’s Mortuary; service will begin at 10:00 a.m.; burial ...

Milton Damien Kawaiaea, 81

Milton Damien Kawaiaea, 81 of Hana Maui, passed away on August 23, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on December 3, 1935 in Hana, Maui. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday September 14, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului. Service will begin at 7 ...

Wilfred Palo Magno, 74

Wilfred Palo Magno, 74 of Kihei passed away on August 25, 2017. He was born in Banna Ilocos Norte, Philippines on April 1, 1943. Wilfred was a bus and taxi driver in Lahaina. Visitation will be held at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church in Lahaina on Friday, September 15, 2017 from ...

Francisco Malubay Sr., 81

Francisco Malubay Sr., 81, of Molokai, passed away peacefully at Queen’s Medical Center on August 28, 2017 with his loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Malubay will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Visitation will begin at 10am with services ...

Joseph Iokewe Mukini III, 23

Joseph Iokewe Mukini III, 23, of Kahului, earned his wings to be with God on August 28, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center in Wailuku. Visitation and mass service will be at Christ the King Church on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, with family viewing from 5-6pm and public from 6-9pm. Rosary at ...

Henry Higgins Kaililaau Jr., 73

Henry Higgins Kaililaau Jr., 73, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on August 26, 2017, with his family by his side. He was born in Keanae, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Waiola Church, 535 Wainee Street Lahaina; service will begin at ...

Helio Kahili Kealohanui Sr., 92

Helio Kahili Kealohanui Sr. 92, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on August 23, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on July 31, 1925 in Hana, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday September 8, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului. Service will begin ...

Gail A. Orde, 79

Gail A. Orde, 79, passed away peacefully in Wailuku, Maui on August 22, 2017. She was born in Deer River, MN on October 19, 1937, and graduated from Bemiji State University. Mrs. Orde taught 4th grade at Emmanuel Lutheran School for 34 years. Gail is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, ...

Olivia Pacheco, 92

Olivia Pacheco, 92 of Makawao, passed away on August 15, 2017 at Hale Makua in Wailuku. She was born on July 4, 1925 in Makawao. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday, 9/7/2017, at Ballard Family Mortuary, prayer service will begin at 12 noon, and burial will be at 1 ...

Ernest Leong Jr., 79

There are two corrections on the survivor’s portion of the display obituary that ran on Sunday, August 20, 2017 in The Maui News. Ernest was predeceased by his mother, Nora Mateo; father, Ernest Leong Sr.; brother, Gilbert Mateo; and sister, Beverly (Lester) Richardson. He is survived by ...

Lillian Y. Arakawa, 84

Lillian Yuriko Arakawa, 84, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on August 11, 2017 under the compassionate care of Islands Hospice and her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Arakawa will be held at Kahului Jodo Mission on Friday, September 1, 2017. A visitation will begin at 4:00pm, with ...

Peggy Tetsuko Mau, 100

Peggy Tetsuko Mau, of Kula Maui passed away on August 4, 2017 at the age of 100. She was born in Puunene Maui, and lived her entire adulthood in Kula with her husband Patrick Mau Sr. (deceased). Peggy Mau touched and inspired so many lives with her wisdom, compassion, hospitality, and ...

Lillian Yurie Otake, 87

Lillian Otake, 87, of Kahului, Maui passed away on August 11, 2017 at home. Private services were held at the Kahului Hongwanji Temple. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Lillian is survived by her daughter, Pamela (James) Montgomery; son, Glenn (Martha) Otake; daughter, Gayle ...

Sylvia A. Yamashiro, 73

Sylvia A. Yamashiro, 73, of Pukalani, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2017. Born on May 22, 1944 in Wailuku, she was a retired office clerk at Iao School. Services honoring Mrs. Yamashiro were held privately. Sylvia was predeceased by her husband Gerald Yamashiro Sr. and son Elroy ...

James ‘Jim’ Stubbs, 68

James ‘Jim’ Stubbs of Haiku, Hawaii passed away with his family at his bedside on August 6, 2017. A name was missing from the original obituary that ran Sunday, August 20, 2017 in The Maui News. In addition to his wife Carol, Jim is survived by his daughter Nikki Broyard, husband Derek ...

Joan L. Chalk, 92

Joan L. Chalk, 92, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on August 9, 2017 at Hale Makua Kahului. Services will be held at Christ the King Church in Kahului on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Visitation will begin at 8:30am, with mass at 10:00am. A celebration of life will follow services. Joan was ...

Dennis John Lovell, 70

Dennis John Lovell, born March 21, 1947, in Honolulu, Hawai‘i passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Wailuku, Maui. Dennis was the son of the late Margaret “Margie” Wood Higgins and Charles Lovell. Dennis graduated from Kalani High School in 1966. He attended California State ...