Obituaries

Edward Haruo Sato, 77

Edward Haruo Sato, 77, of Kula, passed away on June 8, 2017, at Hospice Maui Hale in Wailuku. He was born on March 31, 1940 in Puunene, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. with an ...

Betty Jean Syfers, 91

Betty Jean Syfers, 91, of Makawao, passed away on May 20, 2017 in Wailuku. Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, located at 3356 Kihapai Place in Pukalani, Maui. Betty worked for the State of Hawaii, Human ...

Brad Teruo Tokunaga, 56

Brad Teruo Tokunaga, 56, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. Mr. Tokunaga was born on March 11, 1960 in Wailuku, Maui, to Gilbert and Yuriko Tokunaga. A Celebration of Life honoring Brad was held on May 27, 2017. His ashes were scattered ...

Jeanette T. Yasui, 78

Jeanette Tokie Yasui, 78, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2017, under the compassionate care of Islands Hospice and her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Yasui will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Monday, June 19, 2017. Visitation will begin at 4:00pm, with memorial service ...

Yvonne Ululani Brown-Wear, 67

Yvonne Ululani Brown-Wear, 67 of Makawao, Hawai’i passed away on June 1, 2017 in Lahaina, Hawai’i. She was born on September 10, 1949. Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the beach across of Kealahou Church in Kihei, at 11:00 a.m. Yvonne is pre-deceased by her ...

Constance Cardoza Osorno, 102

Constance Cardoza Osorno, 102 of Wailuku, passed away on May 31, 2017 peacefully at home. She was born in Maui on September 25, 1914. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Saint Anthony’s in the Saint Damien Chapel at 8:30 a.m.; mass at 9:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Maui ...

Mark Alan Borison, 68

Mark Alan Borison, 68 of Makawao, passed away on June 2, 2017 peacefully at home. He was born on August 28, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois. There will be a graveside service at Valley Isle Memorial Park on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. with burial to follow. Mark is survived by his sons, ...

Jeanne Ann (Tutu) Williams, 89

Jeanne Ann Williams, 89, of Makawao Maui, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2017, at home with her family with support of Islands Hospice. She was born May 17, 1928, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Ballard Family Mortuary; ...

Claudio B. Borge Sr., 104

Claudio B. Borge, Sr., 104, of Kihei, Maui, passed away on April 19, 2017, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on October 27, 1912, in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Private services were held. Condolences may be sent to: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com

Grace Yuk Foon Yap Emmsley, 81

Grace Yuk Foon Yap Emmsley, 81, passed away on May 16, 2017 at Hale Makua-Kahului under the care of Hospice Maui. Grace was born on August 26, 1935 in Paia, Maui, to parents Kui Fong and Kam Tow (Chee) Yap. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017, from 9:00am to 10:30am at ...

Harold Y. Nagamine Jr., 82

Mr. Harold Yasuhide Nagamine Jr., of Kahului, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center, with his loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Nagamine will be held at Kahului Union Church on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Visitation will begin at 9:00am with ...

Shizuka “Shichan” Owara, 93

Shizuka Owara, 93, of Pukalani, passed away peacefully at Hale Makua Kahului under the compassionate care of Hospice Maui on May 14, 2017, and surrounded by her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Owara were held privately at her request. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with ...

Joseph Harold Riveira, 55

Joseph Harold Riveira, 55, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on May 13, 2017. He was born on September 30, 1961, in Honolulu. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 7:00 p.m.; cremation will ...

Justin Keomailani Sadang, 24

Justin Keomailani Sadang, 24, of Lahaina, passed away on May 22, 2017 in Lahaina. Services honoring Justin will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-Lahaina Ward on Saturday, June 10 2017. Visitation will begin at 9:00am with service at 10:00am. Nakamura Mortuary is ...

Edward Howard Souza, 82

Edward Howard Souza, 82 of Kahului, passed away on May 18, 2017 at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born on May 19, 1934 in Paia, Maui and raised in beautiful Hamakuapoko, (H’poko) Paia. Edward was a devoted husband, father & Papa. Everyone knew him for his ...

Mary May Yap, 92

Mary May Yap, 92, of Makawao, Maui, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2017, with family and under the care of Islands Hospice. She was born on May 14, 1925, in Kona, Hawaii. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017, at King’s Cathedral Kahului; service ...

William S. Sakamoto, 83

William S. Sakamoto, 83, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2017, with his loving family by his side. He is also survived by his sisters, Patricia Nearing of Las Vegas, Linda (Gordon) Texeira of Kula, Stella Sakamoto of Big Island; brother, Bruce Sakamoto of Haiku and ...

Caludio B. Borge Sr., 104

Claudio B. Borge, Sr., 104, of Kihei, Maui, passed away on April 19, 2017, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on October 27, 1912, in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Private services were held. Condolences may be sent to: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com

Philip Adrian Genobia, 59

Philip Adrian Genobia, 59, of Waiehu, Hawaii, passed away at home on May 12, 2017. He was born in Lahaina on April 21, 1958, and raised in Honolulu before returning to Maui. Philip retired from the State of Hawaii - H.P. Baldwin High School as a Campus Security Officer. He is survived by ...

Kaylon K. Keomaka, 30

Kaylon K. Keomaka, 30, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on May 18, 2017. He was born on July 9, 1986, in Wailuku. Private family services will be held. Kaylon is survived by his mother, Trina Teruya (Stewart) Pinsky; son, Lopaka J. Keomaka; brother, Talon Keomaka; sisters, Le’aalani (Keith) ...