Obituaries

Karen Fern Tamashiro, 77

Karen Fern Tamashiro, 77, of Kula, Maui, passed away on July 27, 2017, at her home, under the care of Islands Hospice. She was born on August 22, 1939, in Park Rapids, MN. A celebration of Karen’s life will begin at 10am on Sunday, August 27, 2017, at the end of Stable Road (follow the ...

George “Keoke” I. Kealakai

George “Keoke” I. Kealakai, 72, of Kihei, passed away on July 3, 2017 at Tripler Army Medical Hospital in Honolulu. He was born on June 10, 1945 in Honolulu. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday August 19, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului. Visitation will begin 9 a.m. ...

Howard Hisao Matsuura, 88

Howard Hisao Matsuura, 88, of Honolulu, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Born in Haiku, Maui, Howard graduated from Maui High School in 1947, served in the Korean War, and retired as a store manager of Ikeda Stores. Preceded in death by wife Kiyomi, he’s survived by ...

Maria Fayloga Agsalog, 84

Maria Fayloga Agsalog, 84, of Kahului, passed away on August 9, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Night wake honoring Mrs. Agsalog will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Nakamura Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m., with prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will ...

Rosita Noble Cabotaje (Navarro), 80

Rosita Noble Cabotaje, 80, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2017, under the care of Islands Hospice, with her loving family by her side. She was born on September 28, 1936, in Paia Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Christ the ...

Andrea M. Daily, 73

Andrea M. Daily, 73 of Wailuku, Maui passed away August 8, 2017. She was born in San Francisco, CA, moved to Maui 30 years ago and found home here. After retiring from working as a hair stylist for over 40 years, she devoted her time to serving others by cutting hair for the homeless through ...

Dave De Herrera, 73

Dave De Herrera of Pukalani, HI passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 21, 1943, in Alamosa, Colorado, to Lawrence and Rosalie De Herrera. Dave is survived by his wife, Marvina (Sams) De Herrera, his daughters, Debbi Webster (Mike), Tonia ...

David Ken “Rabbit” Kawamura, 56

David Ken “Rabbit” Kawamura, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2017. Services honoring Mr. Kawamura will be held at Nakamura Mortuary, on August 19, 2017 at 10:30am. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. David Ken Kawamura was born on December 15, 1960, to the late ...

Virginio “Jimmy” Guerrero Lista Sr, 73

Virginio “Jimmy” Guerrero Lista Sr, 73 of Kahului passed away on July 30, 2017. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines on November 25, 1943. Services honoring Virginio will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Visitation will be from ...

Raymond James Rivera Jr., 80

Raymond James Rivera Jr., 80, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on July 20, 2017, at his home, under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on March 29, 1937, in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii. A celebration of life will take place on Sunday, August 13th, at Kanaha Beach Park at 11am, with lunch to follow ...

Robert U. “Ace” Cordero, 79

Robert U. “Ace” Cordero, 79 of Kahului passed away on July 22, 2017 at the Island Hospice House on Maui. He was born on July 12, 1938 in Hana, Maui, Hawaii. He was a retired Major of the Maui Police Department. Services honoring Mr. Cordero will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary on ...

Melvin “Cat” Catugal, 65

Melvin S. Catugal 65, of Pukalani, Maui, was sent to the Lord on July 16, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with the arrangements. Services honoring Melvin will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Saturday, August 12, 2017. ...

Patricinio R. Corpuz, 76

Patricinio R. Corpuz, 76, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Services honoring Ms. Corpuz will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Nakamura Mortuary.Visitation will begin at 6:00pm, and prayer service at 7:00pm. Services will continue ...

Winston Sherdell Ellison, 75

Winston Sherdell Ellison, 75, of Shaver Lake CA, passed away in Kihei, HI on Tuesday July 18, 2017. Winston was born on September 13, 1941 in Shafter, California to William L. Ellison and Sarah (Ashlock) Ellison. Winston was a retired Home Builder in Shaver Lake. He loved to travel, ...

James B. Mullenix, 70

James B. Mullenix, 70, of Kihei, passed away on July 31, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center, with his loving family by his side. Private family services will be held at a later date. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with the arrangements. Mr. Mullenix was born on March 21, 1947 in ...

Gene Raine, 80

Gene Raine, of Kihei, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2017, under the care of Hospice Maui, with loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Raine were held at Kihei Lutheran Church where the Raines have been members since moving to Maui in 2013. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with ...

Eusebia Ganiron Topinio, 89

Eusebia Ganiron Topinio, 89, of Kihei, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2017, under the care of Hale Makua Kahului, with loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Topinio will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at St. Anthony Church with visitation at 6:30pm, and prayer service at ...

Florence Yamada, 93

Florence Fukuyo Yamada, 93, of Kula, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2017 at Hale Makua -Kahului. Services honoring Mrs. Yamada were held privately at her request. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Florence was born on September 8, 1923 in Hilo, Hawaii to Shoichi and Waki ...

Gary I. Yoshimori, 70

Gary I. Yoshimori, 70 of Wailuku, passed away on July 19, 2017 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Honolulu. He was born on April 1, 1947. Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Gary was a P.E. Teacher and taught at Lahainaluna High ...

Abraham Kealaluhi Aki, 72

Abraham “Papa” Aki, 72 of Wailuku, passed away at home on July 26, 2017 under the care of his family and Hospice Maui. Abraham was a Jack of all trades and a master of many however, his greatest accomplishments in life were that as a Diesel Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Operator and a ...